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Surprising no one, Google and Motorola reportedly working on building device to compete with iPhone, others

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In a move that should surprise nobody, Google and Motorola are rumored to be working on the ‘X Phone’, a device that would compete directly with Apple’s iPhone. A report by Amir Efrati at the Wall Street Journal indicates that the device will be revealed next year and that the marquee...
Surprising no one, Google and Motorola reportedly working on building device to compete with iPhone, others

After Printing Over 1M 3D Objects, Shapeways Raises $6.2M Round Led By Lux Capital

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3D printing company Shapeways today announced that it has raised a $6.2 million Series B funding round led by New York-based Lux Capital, with participation by existing investors Union Square Ventures and Index Ventures. Shapeways also announced that it has now printed over 1 million 3D objects and currently powers...
After Printing Over 1M 3D Objects, Shapeways Raises $6.2M Round Led By Lux Capital

Five MIT Students Have Solved A Universally Annoying Problem

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It's impossible to get every last drop out of a bottle, whether it contains ketchup, mustard or jelly. Until now. Five MIT students, Dave Smith, Rajeev Dhiman, Adam Paxson, Brian Solomon and Chris Love and their professor, Kripa Varanasi, have made a major breakthrough.  Last spring, they invented LiquiGlide, an...
Five MIT Students Have Solved A Universally Annoying Problem
The future will be printed in 3-D

Nokia May Sell Luxury Phone Brand Vertu For $200 Million

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Nokia is reportedly in talks with a private equity group called EQT in an attempt to sell off its independent subsidiary, Vertu. Vertu is an ultra-luxury phone brand operating independently within Nokia that makes high-end phones with stainless steel, ceramics, carbon fiber. They phones even feature sapphires and rubies as...
Nokia May Sell Luxury Phone Brand Vertu For $200 Million

CTIA: The good, the bad and the very, very ugly

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I have a confession to make: I like CTIA Wireless. A lot of my colleagues in tech media are down on the show, saying that it’s dying. They’re right in one sense. CTIA is long past its prime as a premier showcase of new devices, services and other big industry news,...
CTIA: The good, the bad and the very, very ugly

Source: Former Nokia Vet Assni Vanjoki Will Be CEO Of EQT-Owned Vertu, Android To Replace Symbian

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Word has come through that Nokia has completed its sale of luxury phone brand Vertu to investment firm EQT VI. But TechCrunch has heard from sources that Assni Vanjoki, the 20-year Nokia veteran who resigned back in 2010, will be named the new CEO of Vertu. When former smartphone chief...
Source: Former Nokia Vet Assni Vanjoki Will Be CEO Of EQT-Owned Vertu, Android To Replace Symbian

Android this week: Google X phone; Flipboard goes big; Galaxy gets Grand

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Results of Google’s Motorola purchase haven’t yet appeared in any new products, possibly to avoid issues with other Android hardware partners. That may be changing in 2013. A Wall Street Journal report indicates that Google and Motorola resources are designing an Android handset to better compete against Apple and Samsung....
Android this week: Google X phone; Flipboard goes big; Galaxy gets Grand
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