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Intel diversity stats show slow pace of progress
SAN FRANCISCO — Intel's newly-released diversity hiring statistics show just how difficult it is for even the most motivated company to make real, substantive change in its workforce. Just over a year ago, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich made a bold pledge ...
Intel Has Made Some Big Steps Toward Its Diversity Goals, So Why Are People Leaving?Fast Company
Intel Discloses Diversity Data, Challenges Tech Industry To Follow SuitNPR
Intel Closes Some Diversity Gaps, but Challenges RemainWall Street Journal (blog)
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Fitbit Alta is the company's first female-centric, fashion-forward fitness tracker
OK, we get it. Makers of fitness trackers now recognize that, for the most part, the majority of products in this category are clunky. No matter how hard the company tries to disguise wearable tech, you can almost always tell when a person is counting ...
Fitbit Unveils New Fashion-Forward Fitness Wristband, Fitbit Alta™Business Wire (press release)
The Fitbit Alta is a low-key fitness tracker with smartphone alertsCNET
Fitbit puts fashion first with Alta, its newest activity trackerThe Verge
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CEO Marissa Mayer gets a chance to make one last stand at the less-than-OK Yahoo Corral - VentureBeat
CEO Marissa Mayer gets a chance to make one last stand at the less-than-OK Yahoo Corral
CEO Marissa Mayer's efforts to save Yahoo (YHOO) are almost assuredly doomed. That was as true from the start of her tenure as it is now. But for the moment, it appears Mayer may have been underestimated by many of her critics on Wall Street and in ...
Yahoo Finally Puts Up 'For Sale' SignFox Business
Yahoo To Lay Off 15% Of Workforce, Hints At Sale Of AssetsInformationWeek
Marissa Mayer on media's 'blatant falsehoods' about Yahoo's holiday partyCNNMoney
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YouTube reportedly wants to start live streaming 360-degree video
YouTube has been meeting with camera manufacturers, BuzzFeed News reports, with the intention of developing a way to live stream 360-degree videos. YouTube itself declined to comment on the report, and no timeline has reportedly been set for launch, ...
YouTube working on live virtual reality streams, report saysMashable
YouTube Rumored To Be Working On 360-Degree, Live Streaming Video PlatformTubefilter
YouTube reportedly prepping live 360-degree videoTechnoBuffalo
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The liquid metal Turing Phone ditches Android for the Sailfish OS; will release in April - Phone Arena
The liquid metal Turing Phone ditches Android for the Sailfish OS; will release in April
The Turing Phone, which boasts a grandiose liquidmorphium frame and promises to be one of the most secure handsets around, has naturally been the subject of some fanfare. The grand roll-out, however, has been hindered by constant delays. Where its ...
The Turing Phone will ship with Sailfish OS, not AndroidEngadget
TRI's Turing Phone Will No Longer Ship With Android OS, Comes With SailFish OS InsteadDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Ultra-strong Turing Phone ditches Android for Sailfish OSSlashGear
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UPDATE 1-VW submits California plan to fix recalled 3.0 liter diesel SUVs, cars
(Updates with EPA, California reaction, background). By David Shepardson. WASHINGTON Feb 2 The California Air Resources Board and Environmental Protection Agency said late on Tuesday that Volkswagen AG submitted a plan to fix 80,000 recalled 3.0 ...
VW submits fix for 3.0-liter diesels to CaliforniaSalt Lake Tribune
VW Submits Recall Plan for 3-Liter Diesels to CARB, EPABloomberg
VW submits fix for 3.0-liter diesels to California officialsPost-Bulletin
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Microsoft is reportedly buying SwiftKey for around $250 million
Microsoft already has one of the better mobile keyboards out there, and it sounds like it may soon own another great one. The Financial Times reports that Microsoft is entering a deal to purchase SwiftKey for around $250 million, with plans to announce ...
Microsoft snags up popular Android and iOS predictive keyboard maker SwiftKeyWinBeta
Microsoft has reportedly acquired mobile keyboard company SwiftKey for around $250MVentureBeat
Microsoft acquires keyboard app SwiftKey for roughly $250 million: ReportZDNet
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ZAGG to acquire Mophie, takeover battery, screen protection, & keyboard accessories market - 9 to 5 Google
ZAGG to acquire Mophie, takeover battery, screen protection, & keyboard accessories market
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Popular accessory maker Zagg today announced that it has acquired Mophie, another accessory maker best known for its battery cases and power accessories. The deal will see Zagg purchase Mophie for $100 million. Mophie CEO Daniel Huang and COO ...
ZAGG and mophie to Combine, Creating Diversified Leader in Mobile AccessoriesCNNMoney
Zagg buys battery case maker Mophie for $100MApple Insider
Zagg Aims to Expand Into Battery Cases With Mophie AcquisitionMac Rumors
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Microsoft's new video imagines a HoloLens-powered Super Bowl party
Sports are a pretty intuitive place for augmented reality: we already watch them with a bevy of numerical overlays, replays, and commentary. So Microsoft's "future of football," featuring its HoloLens headset, unsurprisingly makes a lot of sense. It's ...
Joe Montana and Drew Brees say there's one big thing NFL fans have never experiencedBusiness Insider
Microsoft's New Gadget Could Change How We Watch FootballTIME
This is how Microsoft wants you to watch football in the futureCNET
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Google OnHub routers are finally getting guest WiFi
As clever as Google's OnHub routers are, they've had a few glaring omissions... like, say, a guest mode to accommodate your friends. However, the company is making amends for at least one of its rookie mistakes. It's readying an update that enables ...
Google's OnHub Wi-Fi routers take a novel approach to guest networksPCWorld
Best Buy Deals: $25 BBY Gift Card With Nexus 6P, $50 Nexus Player, $20 Off Google OnHub RouterDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Google's OnHub routers are getting a smart new guest network featureThe Verge
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The Inside Story of Uber's Radical Rebranding
Caption: From left: Shalin Amin, Mirtho Prepont, Roger Oddone, Travis Kalanick (CEO), Catherine Ray and Bryant Jow at the Uber HQ office in San Francisco. Talia Herman for WIRED. Slide: 4 / of 6 . Caption: Uber. Slide: 5 / of 6 . Caption: Catherine Ray.
Uber inexplicably changes its perfectly fine logo to weird linesMashable
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick personally helped design the new logo, and it showsThe Verge
What's Up With Uber's New Logo?Gizmodo
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Twitter Starts Taking Its Logged-Out Users Seriously
Twitter announced two updates today that should make it easier to use for logged-out users — a group of people the company has generally not taken as seriously as it should. First of all, Twitter is now rolling out its updated homepage, which makes it ...
Twitter starts showing tweets to mobile visitors even if they aren't logged inThe Verge
Twitter Extends Useless Feature To More People In Desperate Plea For AttentionGizmodo
Twitter Expands Access To Logged-Out Users, Allowing Visitors To See Stories And Join Discussions On Home TimelineTech Times
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Samsung Confirms Galaxy S7 Edge, Reveals New Features
Samsung may have played coy with its smartphone launch plans yesterday, but today the company has given the game away entirely… Whether by accident or as a deliberate teaser, GalaxyClub spotted Samsung has published details confirming the ...
Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumors: Everything We Think We KnowGizmodo
'Galaxy S7 Edge' Outed by Samsung's Developers SiteAndroid Headlines - Android News
Samsung reportedly launches its VR camera February 21stEngadget
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Microsoft recalls Surface Pro AC power adapters over fire, shock hazard
The potential for the power cords on some Microsoft Surface Pro tablets to cause fire and electric shock has led to a recall. The AC power cords being recalled were sold with the Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers before ...
Top three reasons I have not updated by Surface 3 to Windows 10WinBeta
Microsoft recalls millions of power cords over fire, shock hazardAL.com
Microsoft formally recalls Surface Pro power cordsEngadget
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This Teddy Bear Could Have Exposed Your Child's Identify
Are smart toys worth the risk? That's a question parents are asking themselves these days as they weigh the usefulness and delight that comes from cloud-connected toys, with the potential for them to be turned into spying devices, as was the claim ...
Something New to Worry About: Connected Toy SecurityNew York Times
Hackers Could Have Turned Vulnerable Smart Teddy Bear Into Demon ToyForbes
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Google's self-driving simulator helps it refine its cars
Google's self-driving simulator apparently plays a big role in the development of the company's autonomous vehicle technology despite its cadre of cars being tested on actual roads. In its latest project report, the tech leviathan has revealed that it ...
Google's Self-Driving Cars Simulate 3 Million Miles a DayAndroid Headlines - Android News
The Secret UX Issues That Will Make (Or Break) Autonomous CarsCo.Design
Google's self-driving cars drive three million miles a day, without leaving the lab9 to 5 Google
Gizmodo -Edmunds.com -The Verge
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Apple's iPad Air 3 and 'iPhone 5se' Event May Take Place March 15
Apple's next media event, where it is rumored to announce updates across three product categories, is tentatively planned for Tuesday, March 15, according to 9to5Mac. The date could change over the next six weeks. As the scheduled event is still a ...
Apple reportedly planning event for March 15 to introduce iPad Air 3, iPhone 5seZDNet
Report: Apple to unveil smaller iPhone in March eventUSA TODAY
PenSe makes your Apple Pencil more functional and better protectedAppAdvice
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Nintendo reports drop in sales and profit
Nintendo has reported a year-over-year drop in both sales and profit for the nine month period ending December 2015. The company's latest financials show that net sales have dipped by 3.9 percent, falling from 442.9 billion yen ($3.67 billion) to 425.6 ...
Nintendo's quarterly profit slips 36 percent on lower salesAtlanta Journal Constitution
Nintendo Posts $241M Profit But Misses Estimates As Revenue Drops 18%TechCrunch
Nintendo Releases Quarterly Financial ResultsNintendo World Report
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Cast your vote for March's free PlayStation 4 indie game
Vote to Play is back and candidates include 'Action Henk' and the over-the-top 'BroForce.' Timothy J. Seppala , @timseppala. 21m ago in AV. Comments. 25 Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. Free Lives / Devolver Digital. With the Iowa caucuses behind us, ...
55 Million Consoles Sold In 2015 But PS4 Is Doing A Lot Better Than Xbox OneTech Times
'Vote to Play' is Back: Free PS4 Game Choices Include 'Action Henk!,' 'Assault Android Cactus' & 'Broforce'Latin One
Sony Reviving PlayStation Plus Vote to Play ProgramGame Rant
PlayStation LifeStyle -Cinema Blend -Seeking Alpha
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