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Google Joins Facebook-Led Initiative That is Rewiring Data Centers - Wall Street Journal

March 9, 2016 - 1:15pm

Wall Street Journal

Google Joins Facebook-Led Initiative That is Rewiring Data Centers
Wall Street Journal
Google is revealing some of its most closely guarded secrets: blueprints for its custom-built server racks. The search engine giant, part of Alphabet Inc., said Wednesday it is contributing designs for its high-voltage server racks to the nonprofit ...
Google joins Facebook's game-changing project that's eating the $140 billion hardware marketBusiness Insider
Google Climbs Aboard Open Compute BandwagonFortune
Google joins Microsoft, Cisco in Facebook's Open Compute ProjectSiliconBeat
SiliconANGLE (blog) -ZDNet -Ars Technica
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MIT develops a new technique to load webpages faster - TechCrunch

March 9, 2016 - 11:25am

TechCrunch

MIT develops a new technique to load webpages faster
TechCrunch
Webpage bloat is a growing problem. So no surprise techniques to speed page load times have often focused on data compression to try to shrink the number of milliseconds it takes for a website to heave into view. But researchers at MIT's Computer ...
No more tears: Science boosts web browser speed by 34%Mashable
Tired of waiting for websites to load? This new tech can cut the time by more than halfPCWorld
You'll be able to make your Internet browser 34 percent faster with this MIT codeBoston.com
Motherboard -The Independent -The Mary Sue
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Facebook acquires video filter app Msqrd to square up to Snapchat - TechCrunch

March 9, 2016 - 10:41am

TechCrunch

Facebook acquires video filter app Msqrd to square up to Snapchat
TechCrunch
Snapchat bought Looksery to supercharge its animated selfie filters, and now Facebook has made an image filtering acquisition of its own to keep up the messaging pace. Today, the company confirmed that it has bought Masquerade, like Looksery an app ...
Facebook's acquisition of video-selfie startup Masquerade is all about live videoVentureBeat
Facebook Buys Masquerade to Challenge Snapchat's Rainbow VomitBloomberg
Facebook buys face-swapping app MSQRD and its many selfie filtersThe Verge
Gizmodo -Re/code -VatorNews
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Microsoft wants your phone to wirelessly log you into your Windows 10 PC - PCWorld

March 9, 2016 - 9:23am

PCWorld

Microsoft wants your phone to wirelessly log you into your Windows 10 PC
PCWorld
The slow death of the password continues. Microsoft's following in the footsteps of Google's Chrome OS with a handy-dandy new Windows 10 feature that eliminates the need to manually log in to your PC. The company's currently testing a refreshed ...
A Developer's Take on Windows 10DZone News
Video and images show new universal app for Facebook's MessengerNeowin
Why Microsoft Must Kill Off The Legacy Windows EcosystemSeeking Alpha
Morning News USA -VentureBeat -InformationWeek
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Amazon Japan Making Importing Games Easier - GameSpot

March 9, 2016 - 8:43am

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Amazon Japan Making Importing Games Easier
GameSpot
Importing games and hardware just became a little easier thanks to Amazon Japan, which is now selling and shipping specific video games to customers outside of the country. As reported, and tested, by NeoGAF users, the retailer now allows the language ...
Amazon Erasing Borders in the Video Game WorldFortune
Amazon Japan Now Ships Video Games And Consoles InternationallyTech Times
Amazon Japan now offers international shipment for games, simplifying importsDigital Trends
Engadget -Siliconera -Gameranx (blog)
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Intel Acquires Israeli Virtual Reality Startup - Wall Street Journal

March 9, 2016 - 8:08am

Wall Street Journal

Intel Acquires Israeli Virtual Reality Startup
Wall Street Journal
TEL AVIV— Intel Corp. INTC -1.23 % said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Replay Technologies, an Israeli virtual-reality startup specializing in the digitization of sports, a business the Silicon Valley giant is eager to grow. The ...
Intel gets unique 3D video tech with Replay Technologies acquisitionTechCrunch
Intel acquires 360-degree sports video specialist to bring Matrix-style replays to viewersTechSpot
Intel Plans To Tap 360-Degree 'Immersive Sports' With New Replay Technologies AcquisitionTech Times
ValueWalk -Crowdfund Insider
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