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Pandora embraces web standards for the living room, launches on Xbox 360 and PS3

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Pandora is finally available on the Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s Playstation 3, thanks to a new web app launched Wednesday that comes complete with a UI optimized for couch potatoes. The company wants to bring the web app to additional TV platforms in the coming months, and CTO Tom...
Pandora embraces web standards for the living room, launches on Xbox 360 and PS3
Rackspace rebrands with open cloud mantra

TI to offer DSP implementation of JPEG 2000

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Earlier today, Texas Instruments announced the industry's first multicore digital signal processor (DSP) implementation of the JPEG-2000 video codec. Four TI 6678 digital signal processors (DSPs) will soon be available on a half-length PCI Express x2 (PCIe) card tailored for use in data-intensive digital video broadcast and other video implementations,...
TI to offer DSP implementation of JPEG 2000

GM testing pedestrian detection system powered by WiFi Direct (video)

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Car makers have been peddling wireless pedestrian avoidance systems almost as long as there have been automobiles. (We believe one of the earliest was called the "side view mirror.") GM's new experiment though, differs from other implementations by skipping out on the 3G, cameras and radar -- instead going...
GM testing pedestrian detection system powered by WiFi Direct (video)
"Lucky Thirteen" attack snarfs cookies protected by SSL encryption

Researcher uses NFC to attack Android, Nokia smartphones

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Expert finds flaws in NFC implementations in Android and Nokia that could be used to compromise smartphones. [Read more]...
Researcher uses NFC to attack Android, Nokia smartphones

Bango To Power Payments In Mozilla's Firefox OS App Store, Offering Carrier Billing By Default

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Earlier this week, Mozilla made a splash at the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona with the official launch of the first phones to be made on its new Firefox OS smartphone platform, and the names of 18 carriers and several handset makers that were getting behind the...
Bango To Power Payments In Mozilla's Firefox OS App Store, Offering Carrier Billing By Default

Broadcom's new chip could bring 150 Mbps mobile broadband to your phone or tablet

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Just because phones and tablets are now taking advantage of fast LTE networks doesn’t mean we can’t get ready for the next big thing. That’s exactly what Broadcom is doing. On Tuesday, the company announced what it calls the smallest LTE-Advanced modem for future smartphones and tablets. Broadcom’s silicon is...
Broadcom's new chip could bring 150 Mbps mobile broadband to your phone or tablet

Why Companies Should Jump On The Cloud Bandwagon Right Now

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We've seen how personal cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive and iCloud have made our lives easier, and now the cloud trend is taking on the workplace. Implementing a cloud structure in companies will be a dramatic change for the office -- similar to the changes brought about by broadband...
Why Companies Should Jump On The Cloud Bandwagon Right Now

Microsoft talks touch hardware in Windows 8

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Touch screens are not all the same. Even screens that use the same technology (capacitive, resistive, or optical) will show different behavior depending on the controllers used and other details. Windows 8 will have to cope with a wide range of touch implementations, and the Building Windows 8 blog...
Microsoft talks touch hardware in Windows 8

Adobe says no Flash Player for Android 4.1, plans to withdraw app on Aug. 15

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There will be no certified implementations of Adobe Systems' Flash Player for Android 4.1, and on Aug. 15 the player will take a bow and no longer be available for download from Google's app store Play, Adobe said in blog post on Thursday....
Adobe says no Flash Player for Android 4.1, plans to withdraw app on Aug. 15

Google's Vint Cerf explains how to make SDN as successful as the internet

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Vint Cerf, VP and chief internet evangelist at Google has a few regrets about the original design of the internet, but he’s hoping software defined networking may help right those wrongs. Cerf spoke at the Open Networking Summit Tuesday in Santa Clara, Calif., where he juxtaposed the creation of the internet...
Google's Vint Cerf explains how to make SDN as successful as the internet
The week in cloud: SAP stakes cloud claim; legacy and new-look vendors arm for battle
iPhone SMS spoofing bug reportedly fixed in iOS 6
Fresh Tilled Soil Launches Embeddable WebRTC-Based Video Chat Widget

OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces

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Independent creators keen on motion capture have had affordable solutions like cheaper sensors and Kinect-based implementations for awhile now, but a large space for moving around has usually been required. OptiTrack has come up with an answer to that problem, however, in the form of the PRIME 17W mocap...
OptiTrack debuts $3,700 PRIME 17W mocap cam for small spaces

Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month

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Facebook is huge on mobile — as an application developer. But questions have circled for years around how it can be a real mobile platform on top of operating systems controlled by Apple and Google. But we got a little more data on what it’s already accomplishing on the platform...
Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month
Women Collaborating With Social Media More Than Men [Infographic]

Nokia announces In-Location, 22-strong industry alliance for mobile indoor positioning

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With most of the great outdoors pretty well mapped within an inch of its life, indoors is the final navigation frontier. Today Nokia has announced "In-Location" an alliance of 22 companies with the goal of driving innovation in this area. Names on the list include Broadcom, Samsung, Sony Mobile...
Nokia announces In-Location, 22-strong industry alliance for mobile indoor positioning
Facebook's Project Prism is reimagining how big data scales
Egnyte opens up cloud options for its storage service

Android to get built-in Bluetooth Smart Ready support this year

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As powerful as Android can be, Bluetooth is one of its glaring weaknesses: the absence of a default Bluetooth framework has led to inconsistent implementations from both device builders and app developers. Google is at last covering that gaping hole, however. As hinted earlier today, it's incorporating Bluetooth Smart...
Android to get built-in Bluetooth Smart Ready support this year

WordPress gurus at 10up open first office in Portland

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10up, a company specializing in WordPress implementations, is opening up its first physical office in Portland, Ore. The company, which has worked with clients like TechCrunch, Juicy Couture and Consumer Reports, will have five-to-seven of its 25 distributed employes working in the office on a regular basis. 10up shared a lot of...
WordPress gurus at 10up open first office in Portland
Apple’s iPhone 4S cleared of infringement claims in the Netherlands

Lego Mindstorms EV3 intros three new models, ready for summer tour (video)

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When Lego introduced the Mindstorms EV3 earlier this year, it bundled building instructions for five "hero" models, several of which can be seen in our CES hands-on. The complex kit of sensors, modules and bricks can do a lot more than that of course, and Lego community members have...
Lego Mindstorms EV3 intros three new models, ready for summer tour (video)

When will wireless power reach the tipping point?

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Greg Cross is chairman of PowerbyProxi, a developer of wireless power solutions. If you’re waiting to see when wireless power will hit the mass market, then you’re not alone. Delivering power wirelessly is perhaps one of the most hyped, long anticipated changes to the way we design and use...
When will wireless power reach the tipping point?
Survey: iOS beating Android for business apps, creating opportunity for Windows 8

3 Approaches to Securing Identity in the Cloud

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There's one big problem with the growing number of cloud-based applications and platform services, and it's growing faster than its prospective solutions: They typically handle authentication for their users by themselves. And when they do enable OAuth or another method to share authentication duties between services and sites, their implementations...
3 Approaches to Securing Identity in the Cloud

Exclusive: A first look at Netflix's test of personalized profiles

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Netflix recently started to test personalized profiles with a limited subset of its subscribers, allowing them to create a separate profile for each member of their family. The company has talked about eventually doing this for some time, but kept quiet on details – until now. We were able to...
Exclusive: A first look at Netflix's test of personalized profiles

Sphero's Augmented Reality Engine gets fully realized in Sharky the Beaver (video)

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Been keeping up to date with the quirky robotic ball named Sphero? Ever since we first reviewed it nearly a year ago you've probably been wondering when its Augmented Reality Engine would finalize into a full-fledged app. Today is the day that this Android and iOS-controlled ball makes it...
Sphero's Augmented Reality Engine gets fully realized in Sharky the Beaver (video)
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