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Detroit Electric says its $135,000 SP:01 is the world's fastest production electric car

Instart Logic Raises $17M From Andreessen Horowitz Greylock To Improve Web And Mobile App Performance

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Instart Logic, a company that provides a cloud-based service for web publishers to improves site performance over both mobile and WiFi networks, has raised $17 million in Series B funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and Tenaya Capital. This brings the company’s total funding to $26 million....
Instart Logic Raises $17M From Andreessen Horowitz Greylock To Improve Web And Mobile App Performance

Linaro extends Linux ARM to networking gear

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Hoping to extend Linux's reach to ARM-based networking equipment, the not-for-profit engineering group Linaro has launched an initiative to develop code to run routers, switches and other networking equipment....
Linaro extends Linux ARM to networking gear
Google's I/O experiment unites sensors, big data, and the cloud

Why Apple could be getting closer to building its own Mac chips

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Is Apple ready to dump Intel chips in the Mac? Not quite yet, but perhaps in the next few years, Bloomberg reported Monday afternoon. The report says that Apple is looking to use its own chips, like the ARM-based ones that power iOS devices, for future laptops and eventually get...
Why Apple could be getting closer to building its own Mac chips
Detroit Electric Unveils The SP:01, A $135,000 Electric Sports Car With A Historic Past

Nikon signs patent agreement with Microsoft, enabling its cameras to run the Android platform

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Microsoft has signed a patent licensing agreement with Nikon in a move that will enable the camera manufacturer to have its products operate on the Android platform. While both companies haven’t disclosed the specifics to the agreement, it’s known that Microsoft will receive royalties from Nikon’s usage. The agreement was...
Nikon signs patent agreement with Microsoft, enabling its cameras to run the Android platform

Tim Cook Faced an 'Insurrection' Following Announcement of Bob Mansfield's Retirement

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Earlier this year, Apple announced that hardware chief Bob Mansfield would be retiring, staying on for several months as iPad hardware engineering chief Dan Riccio transitioned into the broader role overseeing the company's entire hardware effort. But just two months later, Apple announced that Mansfield would be staying on, retaining...
Tim Cook Faced an 'Insurrection' Following Announcement of Bob Mansfield's Retirement

PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

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PagerDuty has raised $10.7 million from Andreessen Horowitz to build out an IT alert service that is modeled on what Amazon Web Services developed to manage its massive infrastructure. The funding will go toward building additional services to give IT managers a way to quantify how staff is responding to alerts and develop new...
PagerDuty Raises $10.7M Round From Andreessen Horowitz For IT Alert Service Modeled On AWS System

Ngmoco’s Doug Scott on Japan-meets-U.S. mobile games, life after Lionside

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Under the guidance of Ngmoco, DeNA’s Mogabe platform is gaining ground in the U.S. with a slew of new game releases in the past month — including Rage of Bahamut, Skyfall and Ninja Royale. Doug Scott, VP of first party studio operations, describes the challenges of marrying Japanese mobile games...
Ngmoco’s Doug Scott on Japan-meets-U.S. mobile games, life after Lionside

Apple's Bob Mansfield retires; hardware engineering

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The revolving door at Apple takes another turn: Dan Riccio will replace Bob Mansfield in leading Apple’s hardware engineering group....
Apple's Bob Mansfield retires; hardware engineering

Weir admits gas prices will dent profits

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Boom in shale output means lower gas prices and less demand for fracking equipment, engineering group announcesThe Glasgow-based engineering group Weir has admitted its profits are likely to be affected by the fall in US gas prices. The FTSE 100 business admitted that full-year profits could come in at the...
Weir admits gas prices will dent profits

Google set to double its Kirkland, Wash., office

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The Web giant says it will expand its campus, which is just down the road from Microsoft's headquarters, as it beefs up its engineering group. [Read more]...
Google set to double its Kirkland, Wash., office

Apple's Indispensable Employee, Bob Mansfield, Sold $20 Million Worth Of Stock This Week (AAPL)

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Apple's SVP of Technologies, Bob Mansfield, sold 35,000 shares last week at $582, netting himself ~$20.4 million, according to a SEC filing. Mansfield still has 29,548 shares, and as 9 to 5 Mac notes, he's due to get 150,000 shares next year if he stays at Apple, and then another...
Apple's Indispensable Employee, Bob Mansfield, Sold $20 Million Worth Of Stock This Week (AAPL)

YouTube + You

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YouTube is an extremely team-oriented, creative workplace where every single employee has a voice in the choices we make and the features we implement. We work together in small teams to design, develop, and roll out key features and products in very short time frames. Which means - something you...
YouTube + You

Mozilla backpedals on Firefox 64-bit for Windows, will keep nightly builds coming after all

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Last month, Mozilla Engineering Manager Benjamin Smedberg quietly announced that the 64-bit version of Firefox for Windows would never see the light of day. After what he referred to as “significant negative feedback,” Smedberg has announced he had reviewed that feedback, consulted with his release engineering team, and has decided...
Mozilla backpedals on Firefox 64-bit for Windows, will keep nightly builds coming after all

Akamai adds more speed to its network with FastSoft acquisition

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Akamai, the company behind one of the Web’s largest content delivery platforms, is adding more speed to its network after it announced the acquisition of FastSoft, a content acceleration software maker, in an undisclosed deal. The acquisition of six-year-old FastSoft is set to boost the quality of service and performance of Akamai’s...
Akamai adds more speed to its network with FastSoft acquisition
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