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Chrome OS improvements show a standalone, more desktop-like Files app
Network Hardware Giant Cisco Eyes Software Network Revolution

Coming in October: GamesBeat 2013 -- "The Battle Royal in Gaming"

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We’re pleased to announce that GamesBeat 2013 will be a standalone conference to be held on Oct. 29-30 at the Sofitel Hotel in Redwood City, Calif. Over the past couple of years, we’ve held GamesBeat alongside our MobileBeat conference. But our GamesBeat event has grown so much that the...
Coming in October: GamesBeat 2013 -- "The Battle Royal in Gaming"
Chris Dixon: 3D Printing Will Transform Manufacturing, Social Media Startups Are Facing "General Fatigue"
Why Japan blew its hardware and mobile edge
Today's Amazon Event Was About Its Ecosystem As Much As Its Hardware

Simple.TV Raises $5.7M From New World Ventures To Take Its DVR-For-Cord Cutters Mainstream

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There’s no shortage of hardware devices looking to change the way people watch TV. But most of those devices serve to stream services like Netflix or Hulu into people’s living rooms. In that respect, Simple.TV is a bit of an outlier, as it performs all the usual functions as a...
Simple.TV Raises $5.7M From New World Ventures To Take Its DVR-For-Cord Cutters Mainstream
BlackBerry 10 said to be overhyped, RIM's comeback chances remain slim

Microsoft Surface Will Ship on October 26

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When Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system arrives at market this October it will be accompanied by one of the company’s most anticipated products in years: Surface. A brief note in Microsoft’s latest 10-K filing with the Security and Exchange Commission, specifies October 26 as the launch day for both its...
Microsoft Surface Will Ship on October 26

A vision for Microsoft's smartwatch and four more Surface family members

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If Microsoft ever releases the smartwatch that the Wall Street Journal reports is in development, the gadget won't just be entering a wearable computing market that has yet to be proven out. The watch would also extend a family of Surface hardware devices that no one is clamoring to...
A vision for Microsoft's smartwatch and four more Surface family members
Our Favorite Startups From China-Based Hardware Accelerator Haxlr8r's Second Demo Day
Microsoft Surface to officially surface on October 26th

Microsoft updates explanation of Azure outage

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Microsoft just updated its explanation of what brought down Windows Azure in Europe for nearly 2 and a half hours last week. In a blog post, Windows Azure General ManagerMike Neil basically said that when Microsoft added more compute capacity to meet increased demand in its West Europe sub-region, it...
Microsoft updates explanation of Azure outage

Hey, Big Senders! YouSendIt Bulks Up Mobile App.

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If you’ve ever transferred obnoxiously large files that your regular email account won’t let you send, there’s a good chance that you’ve used YouSendIt. But YouSendIt doesn’t want to be just about sending anymore. It’s aiming to chip away at the cloud storage market, where Dropbox and Box are household...
Hey, Big Senders! YouSendIt Bulks Up Mobile App.

HP's Big Mobile Experiment Is In The Hands Of These Guys (HPQ)

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Now that the inventor of the iPod and former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein has officially left HP, who will fill his shoes? While the ultimate fate of webOS remains to be seen, HP has been prepping for this day for a while. Rubinstein told AllThingsD that he had let...
HP's Big Mobile Experiment Is In The Hands Of These Guys (HPQ)
Amazon working to move further into hardware space with 3D smartphone, audio device

Poll: If Microsoft builds its own tablet, will you buy it?

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Microsoft is holding an event in Los Angeles on Monday, where it is expected to unveil its own tablet device. The Wrap first reported exclusively that Microsoft will manufacture the device hoping to combat Apple’s dominance in the tablet market. Long-time Microsoft watcher Mary Jo Foley suggests instead that such a...
Poll: If Microsoft builds its own tablet, will you buy it?
Amazon Game Studios launches its first mobile game Air Patriots

Microsoft confirms Surface tablet on track for Oct. 26

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Microsoft will release the first version of its Surface tablet computer Oct. 26, simultaneous with the general availability of Windows 8, the company says. The statement, included in Microsoft’s annual Form 10K, reiterates what the company said at the Surface unveiling, but the confirmation is notable in part because of...
Microsoft confirms Surface tablet on track for Oct. 26

Google's New Hangouts Chat And Messaging App To Incorporate SMS "Soon"

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Google revealed Hangouts, its unified text, video and multimedia messaging platform yesterday during its epic three-hour I/O keynote, but while the platform pulls in Google Talk, Google+ and other sources, it was apparently missing SMS integration. Incorporating texts from your carrier is on the way, however, according to Hangouts and...
Google's New Hangouts Chat And Messaging App To Incorporate SMS "Soon"

Remember when Azure went down last week? Microsoft figured out the cause

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Microsoft has posted its promised follow-up post to its previous short note on why its Azure cloud computing service went down for over two hours last week in Western Europe. Previously, the company placed the blame on a “misconfigured network device” that disrupted traffic inside of Azure. In its new entry,...
Remember when Azure went down last week? Microsoft figured out the cause
Evernote Promises Its Own 'New, Magical' Hardware Gadgets Are Coming
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Brace for more attacks on industrial systems in 2013

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An increasing number of vulnerability researchers will focus their attention on industrial control systems (ICS) in the year to come, but so will cyberattackers, security experts believe. Control systems are made up of supervisory software running on dedicated workstations or servers and computer-like programmable hardware devices that are connected...
Brace for more attacks on industrial systems in 2013

Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8

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The release of Windows 8 on October 26 will come with a little bonus for those who have been waiting for accompanying hardware, according to the company’s SEC filing, the Surface tablet will go on sale the same day. In its annual report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission...
Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8

Minuum Turns To Indiegogo To Fund A New Mobile Software Keyboard For Smartphones And Beyond

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Toronto-based startup Whirlscape believes that taking a keyboard originally designed for a typewriter, turning it digital and calling it a day is the wrong way to go about making the best possible smartphone text entry experience. That’s why the young company from a team of University of Toronto faculty...
Minuum Turns To Indiegogo To Fund A New Mobile Software Keyboard For Smartphones And Beyond

Amazon Planning to Take on Apple in Smartphone Market

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Bloomberg reports that Amazon is currently working with Foxconn on a new smartphone product, one that would compete head-to-head with the iPhone and Android devices.A smartphone would give Amazon a wider range of low-priced hardware devices that bolster its strategy of making money from digital books, songs and movies. It...
Amazon Planning to Take on Apple in Smartphone Market

Apple Looking to Bring iPhone OS to More Devices

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A recent Apple Inc. job posting has revealed that the company intends to focus on bringing the iPhone OS onto new gadgets, devices and platforms.The job posting from the Cupertino, CA, company specifically calls for an engineering manager to handle “platform bring-up.” In the job description, Apple states that...
Apple Looking to Bring iPhone OS to More Devices

Dell Is Buying Its Way Into The 'Post PC' Era (DELL)

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Dell is serious about not being a PC company anymore. Today, Dell announced it is buying Wyse Technology, an early pioneer of a kind of technology that can make a cheap piece of hardware without a hard drive act like a full PC. Dell wouldn't say how much it...
Dell Is Buying Its Way Into The 'Post PC' Era (DELL)

Which is the Best Linux Distribution for your Desktop?

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Linux today comes in several different flavors or distros as they are known in Linux circles. Some Linux distributions are light-weight (they’ll run just fine on your old laptop), some are targeted at people who just want to try out Linux without replacing their main OS while other desktop...
Which is the Best Linux Distribution for your Desktop?
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