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MediaTek Puts 10 Cores Into Helio X20 Mobile SoC - eWeek (blog)

May 12, 2015 - 3:33pm

eWeek (blog)

MediaTek Puts 10 Cores Into Helio X20 Mobile SoC
eWeek (blog)
Low-power chip maker MediaTek late this year will release a new 10-core mobile processor that includes a unique architecture that puts the cores into three clusters rather than the traditional two. The tri-cluster design in the Helio X20 chip is aimed at ...

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Cyanogen receives investment from Foxconn - TechnoBuffalo

May 12, 2015 - 2:47pm

Cyanogen receives investment from Foxconn
TechnoBuffalo
Cyanogen, makers of CyanogenMod and Cyanogen OS, announced Tuesday that it received funding from Chinese manufacturer Foxconn recently. The company didn't disclose how much Foxconn invested, but did say it has raised a total of $110 million to ...

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BitTorrent Rolls Out Bleep, Its Super Private, Cloud&Free Messaging App - Fast Company

May 12, 2015 - 1:08pm

Fast Company

BitTorrent Rolls Out Bleep, Its Super Private, Cloud&Free Messaging App
Fast Company
With no central server or personal details needed, Bleep is the peer-to-peer tech company's answer to chat app privacy concerns. By Evie Nagy. Snapchat and other ephemeral chat apps might delete messages from your phone after they're read, but as with ...
BitTorrent brings secure chat app Bleep to iOSThe Verge
BitTorrent's messaging app Bleep is so secure that it doesn't even have a cloudBusiness Insider

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BitTorrent Rolls Out Bleep, Its Super Private, Cloud&Free Messaging App - Fast Company

May 12, 2015 - 1:08pm

Fast Company

BitTorrent Rolls Out Bleep, Its Super Private, Cloud&Free Messaging App
Fast Company
With no central server or personal details needed, Bleep is the peer-to-peer tech company's answer to chat app privacy concerns. By Evie Nagy. Snapchat and other ephemeral chat apps might delete messages from your phone after they're read, but as with ...

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Foxconn Invests In Cyanogen - TechCrunch

May 12, 2015 - 1:08pm

TechCrunch

Foxconn Invests In Cyanogen
TechCrunch
Chinese manufacturing giant Foxconn, best known for being an Apple supplier, has made a strategic investment in the Cyanogen version of the Android mobile OS. Cyanogen took in $80 million in Series C funding back in March, and it turns out Foxconn was ...
Foxconn invests in Cyanogen as part of Android OS maker's $80M roundGeekWire
Cyanogen receives investment from FoxconnTechnoBuffalo
Cyanogen Inc. Gets A Cash Infusion From FoxconnAndroid Police
StreetInsider.com (blog)
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Verizon, Sprint to pay $158M over "cramming" cases - CBS News

May 12, 2015 - 1:04pm

CBS News

Verizon, Sprint to pay $158M over "cramming" cases
CBS News
Verizon (VZ) and Sprint (S) agreed to pay a combined $158 million - including $120 million in refunds to consumers - to settle charges they allowed their customers to be illegally billed by third parties, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said on ...
Verizon and Sprint pay $158M to settle mobile "cramming" chargesUSA TODAY
Verizon, Sprint Fined $158M for Phone CrammingPC Magazine

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Samsung takes another step into Internet of Things - USA TODAY

May 12, 2015 - 12:41pm

USA TODAY

Samsung takes another step into Internet of Things
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO -- Four months ago, Samsung Electronics vowed to make the Internet of Things a staple of its $211 billion business. Today, it delivered a key piece. Flanked onstage by developers of smart shoes (Boogio), farming-data sensors (Weenat) ...
Samsung's Artik boards will be the guts for drones, robots and an army of IoT ...PCWorld
Samsung wants everyone to build smart home gadgets on its new platformThe Verge

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Victory For Assassin's Creed: Syndicate? - Forbes

May 12, 2015 - 12:13pm

Connected Digital World

Victory For Assassin's Creed: Syndicate?
Forbes
It's been just under a year since the debacle that was the Assassin's Creed Unity launch. It was filled with bugs and technical glitches. There were constant online server crashes. Players couldn't be female during multiplayer because it would, “Double the ...
'Assassin's Creed Syndicate' brings stealth action to Victorian LondonEngadget
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate brings the series to LondonThe Verge
Assassin's Creed Syndicate gameplay trailer tells all pre-alpha releaseSlashGear
Irish Times -The Guardian -TrustedReviews
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Samsung rolls out family of 'Artik' IoT chips, cloud platform, tools - VentureBeat

May 12, 2015 - 11:53am

VentureBeat

Samsung rolls out family of 'Artik' IoT chips, cloud platform, tools
VentureBeat
IT pros—Join agile and waterfall masters on turning the best DevOps tools into quality code that's quick to market. Sign up for the FREE webinar today. At the Internet of Things World conference in San Francisco today, Samsung rolled out a new family of ...
Samsung's Artik boards will be the guts for drones, robots and IoT devicesComputerworld
MODE Inc. Launches Cloud Platform for The Internet of ThingsTech Cocktail
Samsung To Unveil New Chipsets To Power Internet Of ThingsWCCFtech
The Verge
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Verizon, Sprint customers to get refunds in $158M settlement - KCCI Des Moines

May 12, 2015 - 11:44am

Verizon, Sprint customers to get refunds in $158M settlement
KCCI Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa —Iowans who have Verizon or Sprint could soon be getting a refund in a new $158 million settlement, the Iowa Attorney General's Office reported Tuesday. Other Stories. Prosecutor: Evidence not sufficient... Egg price increase to affect ...

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Tango Hooks Up With Wal-Mart, Alibaba To Let You Text And Shop - Forbes

May 12, 2015 - 11:12am

New York Times

Tango Hooks Up With Wal-Mart, Alibaba To Let You Text And Shop
Forbes
It's becoming a trend for messaging apps to show they can do pretty much everything else besides messaging. Just a few weeks after Facebook Messenger launched itself as a platform that businesses can uses to communicate with potential customers, ...
Chat App Tango Launches In-App Commerce Powered By Walmart And AlibabaTechCrunch
Tango partners with Walmart for in-app shopping serviceVatorNews
Tango Messaging App Updated with Social Shopping PlatformSocialTimes
The Next Web
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Skype's amazing real-time Translator Preview now available to all - PCWorld

May 12, 2015 - 11:09am

PCWorld

Skype's amazing real-time Translator Preview now available to all
PCWorld
Your Star Trek-style universal communicator is ready for download. Well, it's not exactly universal, but Microsoft's Skype Translator Preview is a step into the future. The company announced on Tuesday that the beta app is now available to all Windows 8.1 ...
Microsoft opens Skype Translator Preview to all, but still calls it a previewMashable
Microsoft opens Skype Translator preview to all Windows 8.1, 10 usersZDNet
Skype Translator preview now available to all Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 usersInquirer
Ars Technica -TechCrunch
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Extreme selfie fans get their own drone - CNNMoney

May 12, 2015 - 11:03am

CNNMoney

Extreme selfie fans get their own drone
CNNMoney
Lily drone demo hand Lily co-founder Antoine Balaresque holds the self-flying photography drone before throwing it in the air in San Francisco. With his hand outstretched, a small drone resting in his palm, Antoine Balaresque looks like a falconer. When he ...
Throw this drone into the air and it'll follow you around, taking picturesPCWorld
Where you lead, the Lily Camera drone will followMashable
Throw This Camera Drone in the Air, and It Flies ItselfWired
The Guardian -Gizmodo
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MIT can fix pictures taken through your window... kinda - Engadget

May 12, 2015 - 10:39am

Daily Mail

MIT can fix pictures taken through your window... kinda
Engadget
Take a picture through a window and you'll often find you've captured more of your own reflection than the scene outside. You can solve the problem with a black cloth and a polarizing filter, but that's not ideal for the majority of smartphone snappers out there.
MIT uses algorithm to banish window reflections in picsITworld
MIT's New Algorithm Can Eliminate Window Reflection From Your PhotosTech News Today
Algorithm to distinguish reflections from photos taken through windowsPhys.Org

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You can now use an iPad as a monitor for a Windows PC - The Verge

May 12, 2015 - 9:28am

TechCrunch

You can now use an iPad as a monitor for a Windows PC
The Verge
Duet Display has been transforming old iPads into fast MacBook displays for months now, but it's turning its attention to the Windows world today. For just $9.99 you can download Duet and use an iPad as a monitor on a Windows PC. There's no complex ...
How To Use An Apple's iPad As A Monitor For A Windows PCTech News Today
Duet Display Now Makes iPad As Monitor For Windows PC As WellNews Every day
How To Use Your iPad As A Second Screen For A Windows PCInternational Business Times
TechCrunch -SlashGear -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Mediatek's Helio X20 Serves 10 Cores 3 Ways - PC Magazine

May 12, 2015 - 9:03am

Computerworld

Mediatek's Helio X20 Serves 10 Cores 3 Ways
PC Magazine
Mediatek's new Helio X20 mobile processor has an extra gear. Designed for high-end smartphones, the X20 uses a "tri-cluster" architecture that shifts through three sets of cores rather than two. According to Mediatek's Mohit Bhushan, that makes the X20 ...
Eight isn't enough: MediaTek reveals 10-core mobile processorPCWorld
Yes, 10-core smartphones will be a thing in 2016Engadget
MediaTek aims to go head-to-head with Qualcomm in high-end chips using ...FierceWireless
bit-tech.net -VR World -Android Authority (blog)
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Analyst Says iPhone 6s Will Have A Luxe Rose Gold Option - TechCrunch

May 12, 2015 - 7:39am

TechCrunch

Analyst Says iPhone 6s Will Have A Luxe Rose Gold Option
TechCrunch
Apple's next iPhone (likely the 'iPhone 6s' if it keeps with recent naming conventions) could come in a luxury rose gold finish, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via AppleInsider). The analyst, who has a good track record of calling Apple ...
Apple's next-gen 'iPhone 6s' to come in rose gold model, feature 2GB RAM ...Apple Insider
Rumoured iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus specs leakedIndia Today
KGI: Top 11 new iPhone features for 2015 include Rose Gold option, Force ...9 to 5 Mac (blog)
WCCFtech -PC Advisor -G 4 Games (press release) (blog)
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