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Apple in Talks About Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles - Mac Rumors

May 25, 2016 - 11:38am

Mac Rumors

Apple in Talks About Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles
Mac Rumors
Tesla-Supercharger Apple has been engaged in discussions with charging station companies about their underlying technologies, according to Reuters. The talks are largely unsurprising given that Apple is widely believed to be researching and developing ...
Apple working on charging infrastructure for electric cars - reportAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
An Apple vs Tesla showdown looks increasingly likelyBGR
Report: Apple interested in charging station technology for powering rumored electric vehicle9 to 5 Mac
Forbes -The Verge -AppAdvice -Engadget
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Twilio Powers 24/7 SMS for Crisis Text Line - SYS-CON Media (press release)

May 25, 2016 - 11:36am

Twilio Powers 24/7 SMS for Crisis Text Line
SYS-CON Media (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/25/16 -- Twilio, the cloud communications platform for developers, today announced that Crisis Text Line, the nation's first and only national, 24/7 crisis-intervention service, is using Twilio SMS to power its ...

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Google is building a self-driving car R&D center near Detroit - The Verge

May 25, 2016 - 11:16am

The Verge

Google is building a self-driving car R&D center near Detroit
The Verge
Google's Self-Driving Car Project just announced on Google+ that it's building what it calls a "self-driving technology development center" in Novi, Michigan, about 30 miles northwest of Detroit. The 53,000-square-foot facility will be used for ...
Google opening self-driving car facility near DetroitUSA TODAY
Google plans to open a self-driving car lab near DetroitRecode
Google to open self-driving car tech center in Detroit suburbMLive.com
Forbes -The Detroit News -Business Insider -Fortune
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How to make installing the Windows 7 convenience rollup a little less painful - ZDNet

May 25, 2016 - 9:59am

ZDNet

How to make installing the Windows 7 convenience rollup a little less painful
ZDNet
A number of users attempting to install Microsoft's recent convenience rollup for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have found various steps along the way rather ... inconvenient. win7conveniencerollup.png. There are some tips, courtesy of Microsoft ...
Microsoft Moves Windows 10 to 2 Feature Updates Each YearWindows IT Pro
Microsoft's just turned Windows 10 into malwareBGR
How To Adjust Windows Insider Settings on Windows 10 Redstone BuildsSuperSite for Windows
TechTarget (blog) -TheStreet.com -BetaNews -Hot Hardware
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Nintendo Giving 500 Fans A Shot At Playing Zelda Wii U In June - Attack of the Fanboy

May 25, 2016 - 8:23am

Attack of the Fanboy

Nintendo Giving 500 Fans A Shot At Playing Zelda Wii U In June
Attack of the Fanboy
It's been a long time since we've gotten any new information about the upcoming legend of Zelda game, though that will change next month when the game will be Nintendo's sole E3 offering. However, Nintendo is giving fans a shot at actually playing the ...
Nintendo to Allow 500 Fans to Play The Legend of Zelda EarlyGame Rant
E3 2016 for Nintendo: Facts, rumors and speculationPolygon
Nintendo Offering 500 Fans A Chance To Be Among The First To Play 'The Legend Of Zelda' For Wii UTech Times
Engadget -Shacknews -Business Wire (press release) -GameZone
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E3 2016 for Nintendo: Facts, rumors and speculation - Polygon

May 25, 2016 - 8:00am

Polygon

E3 2016 for Nintendo: Facts, rumors and speculation
Polygon
For E3 2016, Nintendo has one thing on the brain: The Legend of Zelda. The developer is forgoing the chance to show off other upcoming titles or even its next console, known only as NX, to focus exclusively on this one title. In other words, great news ...

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Microsoft bangs the final nail in Nokia Devices' coffin, will lay off 1850 - Ars Technica

May 25, 2016 - 4:12am

Ars Technica

Microsoft bangs the final nail in Nokia Devices' coffin, will lay off 1850
Ars Technica
Company will take one last $950 million hit as a result; is a Surface phone next? by Peter Bright - May 25, 2016 2:00am PDT. Share · Tweet · Email · Google · Reddit · 54. Satya Nadella and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop during happier times. Elop got ...
Microsoft lays off hundreds as it guts its phone businessThe Verge
Microsoft Signs Away Final Traces of Two Year Old Nokia PurchaseSuperSite for Windows
Microsoft kills off another chunk of its smartphone activitiesComputerworld
ZDNet -CNET -VentureBeat -Wall Street Journal
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Toyota and Volkswagen Step Up Investments in Tech Start-Ups - New York Times

May 24, 2016 - 8:07pm

New York Times

Toyota and Volkswagen Step Up Investments in Tech Start-Ups
New York Times
Shahar Waiser is the chief executive of Gett, a popular ride-hailing app in Europe. The company said it has established a relationship with Volkswagen. Credit Gett. SAN FRANCISCO — Automakers are looking toward a technology-driven future, one where ...
Toyota and Uber Join Forces: What It MeansMotley Fool
Calling an Uber Is Cooler Than Owning a Car—And Automakers Want InWIRED
Toyota and Uber Reach Investment, Lease PartnershipWall Street Journal
Digital Trends -BBC News -CNET -International Business Times
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E Ink brings rich color to ePaper, but not to e-readers - TechCrunch

May 24, 2016 - 6:30pm

TechCrunch

E Ink brings rich color to ePaper, but not to e-readers
TechCrunch
E Ink, maker of the ePaper displays found in many e-readers (maddening to have three different e prefixes in one sentence, but it's unavoidable), announced a brand new type of reflective display that can show a huge range of colors — but the tech is ...
E Ink announces a color breakthrough, but it's only for signsEngadget
E Ink's Color ePaper up closeSlashGear
The future of ultra-low-powered displays is finally in living colorMashable
Business Wire (press release) -Liliputing
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Volkswagen, Toyota buy into ridesharing - Yahoo News

May 24, 2016 - 5:18pm

Yahoo News

Volkswagen, Toyota buy into ridesharing
Yahoo News
San Francisco (AFP) - Toyota and Volkswagen announced separate partnerships Tuesday with rideshare companies Uber and Gett, in the latest such moves by major carmakers. Japan's Toyota and ridesharing titan Uber said they had entered into a ...

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Apple Working on Amazon Echo Competitor, Opening Siri Up to Developers - Mac Rumors

May 24, 2016 - 4:07pm

Mac Rumors

Apple Working on Amazon Echo Competitor, Opening Siri Up to Developers
Mac Rumors
amazonecho2 Apple is actively developing a product that would compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home, reports The Information. Citing a source with direct knowledge of Apple's plans, the report suggests Apple is working on a Siri-based device ...
Apple looks to debut Siri SDK at WWDC, developing Amazon Echo competitorAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple is reportedly building a Siri speaker to rival Amazon's EchoThe Verge
Report: Apple planning Siri SDK for WWDC as it builds Amazon Echo/Google Home hardware competitor9 to 5 Mac
USA TODAY -BGR -Gizmodo -AppAdvice
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Google confirms the Nexus Player has been discontinued - The Verge

May 24, 2016 - 3:51pm

The Verge

Google confirms the Nexus Player has been discontinued
The Verge
Google has ceased direct sales of its Nexus Player set-top box. The hockey puck-shaped device, manufactured by Asus, has been unavailable from major third-party retailers like Best Buy for months. And after a brief Google Store restock in early April ...
Google Steps Up Pressure on Partners Tardy in Updating AndroidBloomberg
The Nexus Player Has Been Removed From The Google StoreAndroid Police
Nexus Player Has Been Discontinued, Listing Removed From Google StoreInternational Business Times
Android Headlines -Digital Trends
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Google confirms the Nexus Player has been discontinued - The Verge

May 24, 2016 - 3:51pm

The Verge

Google confirms the Nexus Player has been discontinued
The Verge
Google has ceased direct sales of its Nexus Player set-top box. The hockey puck-shaped device, manufactured by Asus, has been unavailable from major third-party retailers like Best Buy for months. And after a brief Google Store restock in early April ...

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Huawei takes Samsung to court over LTE patents - The Verge

May 24, 2016 - 2:06pm

The Verge

Huawei takes Samsung to court over LTE patents
The Verge
Two of the world's largest phone manufacturers are facing off over the core technology that powers LTE. Today, the Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei filed suit against Samsung over its use of 11 standard-essential patents owned by Huawei. According to ...
Report: Huawei Files Patent Lawsuit Against SamsungAndroid Headlines
Why Huawei is suing Samsung over cellphone patentsRecode
Huawei sues Samsung over patentsBBC News
Digital Trends -Phone Arena -Reuters -Engadget
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Rocket League is the first game to support cross-network play between Xbox One and PC - The Verge

May 24, 2016 - 2:04pm

The Verge

Rocket League is the first game to support cross-network play between Xbox One and PC
The Verge
If you play soccer-meets-cars game Rocket League on Xbox One, your pool of opponents is about to get a lot bigger. Today developer Psyonix is releasing an update for the Xbox version of the game that will allow for cross-platform play between Microsoft ...
'Rocket League' gets cross-network play for Xbox One and PCEngadget
Rocket League's Xbox One/PC cross-network play goes live todayVentureBeat
Rocket League is Officially the First Xbox One Game with PC Cross-PlayGame Rant
Shacknews -GameSpot
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Twilio launches add-on marketplace - TechCrunch

May 24, 2016 - 11:32am

TechCrunch

Twilio launches add-on marketplace
TechCrunch
Using these add-ons, developers who use Twilio's API to power the messaging features of their apps and services can easily combine Twilio's services with those of its partners. “This the beginning of Twilio's marketplace,” Twilio CEO and co-founder ...
Twilio teams up with T-Mobile to help developers build apps that use cellular dataVentureBeat
Twilio rolls out mobile communications platform and add-on marketplaceNetwork World
Twilio launches marketplace, opens APIs to third parties, forges programmable wireless pact with T-MobileZDNet
Marketwired (press release) -No Jitter -The Next Web -SYS-CON Media (press release)
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Google AdWords to break up tablet & desktop and enable a mobile base bid - Search Engine Land

May 24, 2016 - 11:01am

Search Engine Land

Google AdWords to break up tablet & desktop and enable a mobile base bid
Search Engine Land
Google has announced a significant change that will give advertisers more control over device-level bidding in AdWords. The new came during Google Performance Summit in San Francisco, at which Google also said it now handles trillions of searches ...
Google Maps Will Feature Local Search Ads for BusinessesAdweek
Google announces significant changes to AdWords bidding and text adsMarketing Land
New ads in Google Maps might suggest a pit stop at McDonaldsPCWorld
Wall Street Journal -CNET -TechCrunch -VentureBeat
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YouTube Gaming teams up with host Geoff Keighley for E3 - VentureBeat

May 24, 2016 - 11:00am

VentureBeat

YouTube Gaming teams up with host Geoff Keighley for E3
VentureBeat
Above: Geoff Keighley interviewed game execs for YouTube Gaming last year. He'll do it again at this year's E3. Image Credit: YouTube Gaming. YouTube Gaming is going all-in at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), the big game trade show in Los ...
YouTube Gaming Is Getting A New Feature, Get The DetailsCinema Blend
YouTube Gaming Launches Hub For Live Streaming E3 CoverageTubefilter
Geoff Keighley returns with YouTube for a live E3 showPolygon

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Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Display Turns Up Before Official Release: Check It Out - Tech Times

May 24, 2016 - 9:43am

Tech Times

Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Display Turns Up Before Official Release: Check It Out
Tech Times
Prior to Samsung's official announcement, images of the foldable display that could possibly be fitted into the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy X has hit the Internet, giving a glimpse of what it looks like. Not so long ago, another rumor spread like ...
Samsung & LG To Demo New Display Tech At US Trade ShowAndroid Headlines
Take a look at Samsung's awesome rollable screen prototype [Video]9 to 5 Google
Watch Samsung's rollable display in actionSlashGear

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