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Microsoft's plan to give each of its employees a Surface is now underway

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If you are a full time employee at Microsoft, you should either have received a Surface from your employer, or will shortly. Employees in 12 countries are in the chute, including folks in France, China, Australia, Hong Kong, Austria, Ireland, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, Germany, and yes, the United States. According...
Microsoft's plan to give each of its employees a Surface is now underway

Switched On: Hinging on success

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. The announcement of the Acer Aspire R7 was the best example of the company's assertion that it was moving from computers designed with touch to computers designed for touch. But if having a fancy, even unprecedented, hinge is...
Switched On: Hinging on success

Uber Now Allows Users To Order Motorcycle Taxis In Paris

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Uber has been steadily expanding its on-demand car service from black cars to SUVs, taxis, Hybrids, private drivers and more. Today, the company is announcing the addition of motorcycle taxis (aka moto taxis) in Paris. Starting Monday, Uber users in Paris will be able to order motorcycle taxis via the...
Uber Now Allows Users To Order Motorcycle Taxis In Paris

Midtronics GRX-5100 simplifies servicing hybrid and EV batteries

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As we move away from traditional fossil fuel-burning automobiles towards hybrids and EVs, we're presented with new challenges -- namely servicing those vehicles and their high-voltage batteries. When it comes time for transport, in the event of an accident or when components need to be serviced individually, it's necessary...
Midtronics GRX-5100 simplifies servicing hybrid and EV batteries

The weird, new world of Windows 8 hybrids: laplets vs. tabtops

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Windows 8 is birthing a whole odd landscape of laptop/tablet chimeras. How do you tell them apart, and how do you figure out which one's for you? Welcome to the jungle we'll all have to hack through soon enough. [Read more]...
The weird, new world of Windows 8 hybrids: laplets vs. tabtops
Samsung reveals lineup, pricing on Windows 8 hybrids & ultrabooks (photos)
Samsung shows off Windows 8 ultrabook, tablet lineup

Fiat's YouTube hit shows adverts breaking down borders online

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Arianna featuring Pitbull's Sexy People is perfect example of ad-promo hybrids that wouldn't be allowed on TVAs technology slowly removes the distinction between content watched on a television and content viewed on a computer screen or mobile device, it's increasingly difficult to draw an absolute distinction between programming and advertising.Strictly...
Fiat's YouTube hit shows adverts breaking down borders online

Volkswagen 2013 Jetta Hybrid sets speed record, gives new meaning to hypermiling

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Most hybrid car drivers will tell you that their world is all about being gentle on the throttle, spending as much time as possible in that electric-only speed range even if it makes a family minivan look speedy. Volkswagen has just claimed a record for doing precisely the opposite:...
Volkswagen 2013 Jetta Hybrid sets speed record, gives new meaning to hypermiling

Windows 8.1 vs. Apple: Twofer or tablet?

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With Windows 8.1 comes scads of hybrids from PC makers eager to show the world that you really don't need to carry around that iPad anymore. [Read more]...
Windows 8.1 vs. Apple: Twofer or tablet?

Tim Cook on Windows 8 laptop / tablet hybrids: 'anything can be forced to converge'

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Apple might freely mix and match features and ideas between OS X and iOS, but CEO Tim Cook doesn't think Microsoft's strategy of putting Windows 8 on both tablets and laptops is the right idea. Asked about Windows 8 and hybrid tablet / laptop devices during Apple's Q2 2012...
Tim Cook on Windows 8 laptop / tablet hybrids: 'anything can be forced to converge'

"A Premium Price"

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"A Premium Price": Mary Jo Foley: I think those who are predicting Microsoft's coming Surface PC/tablet hybrids will fail if they don't beat the iPad on price are wrong. I think the Microsoft Surface will fail if Microsoft fails to prove the devices are premium products worth premium prices. After...
"A Premium Price"

We're Skeptical That Smartphone-Tablet Hybrids Will Take Off

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This post is from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and analysis service that's currently in beta testing. Check out our free trial offer here. Yesterday, ABI Research released a report about smartphone-tablet hybrids -- which the firm calls "phablets" -- predicting that 239 million of them would ship by...
We're Skeptical That Smartphone-Tablet Hybrids Will Take Off

Windows 8 will be big at CES 2013, despite Microsoft's absence

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The oh-so-enchanting Steve Ballmer keynote: Gone. The sprawling, seemingly never-ending Microsoft product pavillion: Gone. The army of Microsoft marketing flacks, storming CES en masse with hive-like precision: Gone, gone, gone. Sure, Microsoft may not be appearing at CES 2013 as a marquee exhibitor, but its presence will still loom large in Las...
Windows 8 will be big at CES 2013, despite Microsoft's absence

NHTSA details new sound requirements for hybrids and EVs travelling under 18 mph

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It's a requirement that many such vehicles will already meet, but the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has now detailed just what sort of sounds all hybrids and EVs will have to make when they're travelling at speeds under 18 miles per hour. Namely, they'll have to make...
NHTSA details new sound requirements for hybrids and EVs travelling under 18 mph

Lenovo shows off Windows 8 gear: Tablets, RT convertible laptops, and Ultraportables

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Lenovo on Tuesday announced a new range of Windows 8 and RT hybrid computing devices that can function as tablets or laptops. The devices include the IdeaPad Yoga 11, which is the company's first hybrid laptop/tablet with an ARM processor and Windows RT. The device has an 11.6-inch screen...
Lenovo shows off Windows 8 gear: Tablets, RT convertible laptops, and Ultraportables
Study: Engineered airborne hybrid flu contagious between mammals

Discounted Windows 8 hybrids earn a second look

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We reconsider several Windows 8 laptop/tablet convertibles in the wake of Microsoft Store price cuts. [Read more]...
Discounted Windows 8 hybrids earn a second look

Best Windows 8 laptops with optical drives

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Most of the Win 8 PCs we've tested are ultrabooks or hybrids that lack DVD drives, but there are still a handful of new notebooks that play DVDs, for fans of physical media. [Read more]...
Best Windows 8 laptops with optical drives
Nissan/Infiniti steer-by-wire: One step closer to accident-avoiding and self-driving cars

Flipboard Makes the Leap to Android, Widgets and All

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When it comes to winnowing the Web down to what matters, Flipboard has led the charge - at least on the iPhone and iPad. The popular app, which curates social streams and Web content into a customized digital magazine, has remained an iOS exclusive until now. We spoke with Flipboard...
Flipboard Makes the Leap to Android, Widgets and All

A whole new cloud: How public/private hybrids combine simplicity and security

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This guest post is written by Adept Cloud CEO Frank-Robert Kline. (Disclosure: Adept Cloud has a product in this market.) Just like Goldilocks, enterprises are struggling to find the “just-right” solution for file collaboration, one that jointly meets their need for security, privacy and ease of use. For personal use,...
A whole new cloud: How public/private hybrids combine simplicity and security

AMD enters Windows 8 tablet fray with Z-60 chip: 'all-day' battery life, graphics 'you would never expect'

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If you know AMD mainly for its laptop and desktop processors, then some readjustment may be in order: as of now, the company is rushing head-long into the market created by Surface fever and the need for ultra lean tablet chips that can handle Windows 8. Specifically, we're looking...
AMD enters Windows 8 tablet fray with Z-60 chip: 'all-day' battery life, graphics 'you would never expect'

Lenovo to Add New Windows 8 Tablet-Laptop Hybrids to its ThinkPad Line

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The hybrid laptops will be similar to the convertible, flippable Leonovo IdeaPad Yoga....
Lenovo to Add New Windows 8 Tablet-Laptop Hybrids to its ThinkPad Line

ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

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What follows is the entire version of my recent post on Mashable, “The Maturation of Social Media ROI“ Over the years, Social Media experts attempted to redefine ROI for a new era of influence. While some introduced alternative philosophies for measuring the nuances tied to social media, others wondered...
ROI: How to Measure Return on Investment in Social Media

ZAGG intros a pair of Bluetooth keyboard cases for the iPad, three pairs of gaming headphones

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Sometimes at trade shows we see funky-looking Windows 8 devices, other times we see bags filled with a morphing rainbow colors and sometimes we see things whose importance falls somewhere in the middle. That's the situation ZAGG finds itself in this week, as it tries to win attention at...
ZAGG intros a pair of Bluetooth keyboard cases for the iPad, three pairs of gaming headphones

Ivy Bridge laptops, off-brand HDTVs will top deals in October

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Electronics shoppers beware: October is a limbo month. The biggest weekend of the year for electronics bargains is only weeks away, so pulling the trigger on a big-ticket gadget purchase before that time could lead to buyer's remorse. Nevertheless, if you're shopping for an Ivy Bridge laptop or an off-brand HDTV,...
Ivy Bridge laptops, off-brand HDTVs will top deals in October

Hybrids vs. convertibles: CNET's Field Guide to Windows 8 hardware

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Does the weird world of Windows 8 confuse you? Come along for a rough guide to the various types of devices you're likely to see. [Read more]...
Hybrids vs. convertibles: CNET's Field Guide to Windows 8 hardware

Samsung's Ativ aims to bring Windows 8 RT tablets to life

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The strangely named 'Ativ' range includes a Windows Phone, but it's the Windows RT tablets running ARM processors which will attract attentionFirst out of the OEM starting gate with Windows 8 tablets is Samsung, which showed off its new toys ahead of IFA in Berlin on Wednesday .Windows 8 has...
Samsung's Ativ aims to bring Windows 8 RT tablets to life

Can the enterprise popularize notebook, tablet touch hybrids?

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The market for tablet/laptop hybrids may ultimately be determined by emerging markets and enterprises....
Can the enterprise popularize notebook, tablet touch hybrids?
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