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Nintendo's Wii U Puts Hardware Strategy to the Test

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Like its famous character Super Mario in his latest game, Nintendo is trying to outrun its enemies. The Japanese videogame pioneer, coming off of its first annual loss in more than three decades, will start selling the Wii U in U.S. stores Sunday—its first home console in six years. With...
Nintendo's Wii U Puts Hardware Strategy to the Test

Project Glass makes a TV appearance on Charlie Rose, flashes its rear for the cameras

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Google fellow, founder of Project X and self-driving car pioneer Sebastian Thrun became the latest to publicly rock a Project Glass prototype (after company co-founder Sergey Brin) on a recent episode of Charlie Rose, and managed to show off a whole new side of the project in the process....
Project Glass makes a TV appearance on Charlie Rose, flashes its rear for the cameras

Pioneer Drops AirPlay Speaker Prices, Now Competitive with Bluetooth Models

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As noted by Macworld, Pioneer has lowered the prices on several of its AirPlay speakers, which have, historically, been offered at a much higher pricing tier than Bluetooth speakers.The company recently dropped the price of its XW-SMA1 speaker from $299 to $149, while the prices of the XW-SMA3 and XW-SMA4...
Pioneer Drops AirPlay Speaker Prices, Now Competitive with Bluetooth Models

Security Pioneer Creates Service to Encrypt Phone Calls and Text Messages

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Phil Zimmermann, the creator of the widely used Pretty Good Privacy e-mail encryption software, recently unveiled Silent Circle, which adds security features to phone, video and text messages sent by smartphones. The new service, which charges a monthly fee, could emerge as a more secure rival to Snapchat and Skype....
Security Pioneer Creates Service to Encrypt Phone Calls and Text Messages

Why doesn't everyone know who Nikola Tesla was?

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Why do so few people know about electricity pioneer Nikola Tesla?...
Why doesn't everyone know who Nikola Tesla was?

Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

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Ruslan Kogan may not be a known entity in the U.S., but the Aussie entrepreneur is a pioneer of online retail in Australia and happens to be the country’s wealthiest self-made person under the age of 30. Oh, and he also founded Kogan.com, a a manufacturer and direct retailer of...
Kogan Hates IE7 So Much It’s Imposing A Tax On All Shoppers That Use The Browser

99 year-old loves her first computer -- an iPad

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Filed under: iPad Virginia Campbell, a 99-year-old woman from Lake Oswego, has finally bought her first computer -- an Apple iPad. "It's changed her life," one of her daughters told OregonLive.com. Virginia has been an avid reader most of her life, but she suffers from glaucoma, making reading increasingly difficult....
99 year-old loves her first computer -- an iPad
Pioneer's solution for in-car iPhone 5 integration is a big problem

Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley

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Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley: Speaking of HP, Eric Eldon wrote an amazing eulogy for his grandfather, former Hewlett-Packard executive, Charles Alfred Eldon. On the man he called "Kupu" (Hawaiian for "Grandpa"): I'm going to share a little bit about his life below, because my generation in...
Charles Alfred Eldon: A Pioneer Of Silicon Valley

Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction

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And they’re off! Bidding has begun in a major UK spectrum auction, the result of which will be a more competitive rollout of 4G mobile broadband across the country starting around the middle of this year. So far, the only major player to begin such a deployment has been EE,...
Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction
Google shows off prescription-friendly Glass prototype

Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

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The last CEO of the Silicon Valley pioneer that invented Java and helped fuel the dot-com boom has a new company that helps people track medical care....
Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

Q&A: ESRI's Jack Dangermond on cloud, big data and Apple-vs-Google map wars

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GIS pioneer Jack Dangermond founded ESRI in 1969 and has steered the company since the mainframe era. With today's announcement of ArcGIS Online organizational subscriptions, he sees ESRI's evolution into the era of cloud and mobile computing. (Insider, registration required.)...
Q&A: ESRI's Jack Dangermond on cloud, big data and Apple-vs-Google map wars

It's time to reap benefits of 4G

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The advantage of being a high-speed pioneer...
It's time to reap benefits of 4G

Pioneer reveals two Elite AV receivers with AirPlay/DLNA

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Pioneer has taken the covers off to new additions to its Elite range of AV receivers. Both the Elite VSX-42 and the Elite VSX-60 sport AirPlay support for loss-less iTunes and iOS streaming, as well as support for DLNA (1.5) and Bluetooth audio streaming with an optional Bluetooth adapter. They...
Pioneer reveals two Elite AV receivers with AirPlay/DLNA
Dell buying Wyse, dumb terminal pioneer

Yammer acquires oneDrum to make content more social

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Yammer, the company that provides real time communications solutions to businesses has acquired oneDrum, the platform for creating better collaboration between applications. This means that Yammer will now have the capability through oneDrum to get applications to talk to each other in ways that they might not usually. Yammer opened...
Yammer acquires oneDrum to make content more social
Pixar's Senior Scientist explains how math makes the movies and games we love

Text chat with the pioneer of SMS

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Texting the pioneer of the SMS message on its twentieth anniversary...
Text chat with the pioneer of SMS

BlackBerry Expands Board, Adds Two Former Telecom Execs

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BlackBerry added two seats to its board Thursday, naming a pair of longtime telecom execs as directors. Joining the company’s board: Richard Lynch, formerly an executive vice president at Verizon Communications, and Bert Nordberg, who once served as CEO of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications. Their addition raises the number of...
BlackBerry Expands Board, Adds Two Former Telecom Execs

eMusic merges with e-book distributor, loses CEO

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The pioneer in subscription music appears to be in retreat as tech giants show more interest in the business model. [Read more]...
eMusic merges with e-book distributor, loses CEO

Kodak to shutter digital camera production this year

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This year has not been a kind one for Kodak. Last month, the photography pioneer announced that it was filing for bankruptcy (and suing Samsung, incidentally), and now the company has let it be known that it will be dropping out of the digital camera business -- and then...
Kodak to shutter digital camera production this year

Monsanto, Pioneer slug it out over crop genetics - Burns on Business #monsanto

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Monsanto, Pioneer slug it out over crop genetics - Burns on Business #monsanto

IRIScan Anywhere 3 portable scanner unveiled

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Optical character recognition pioneer I.R.I.S has announced the availability of IRIScan Anywhere 3, a cordless, battery-powered, portable scanner enabling mobile users to digitize documents, receipts, and photos without a connected computer.......
IRIScan Anywhere 3 portable scanner unveiled

Steven Sinofsky on iOS 7 & flat vs skeuomorphic design [video]

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With Tim Cook teasing the Jony Ive redesign of iOS 7 that we exclusively told you would be introducing a new flat design for iOS, we thought it would be interesting to get former Windows lead Steven Sinofsky’s opinion on the changes. While Sinofsky left Microsoft after 20+ years...
Steven Sinofsky on iOS 7 & flat vs skeuomorphic design [video]

Nuance's Project Wintermute targets Siri and Google Now with cross-platform virtual assistant

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Nuance is working, not so quietly it turns out, on a challenger to Siri and Google Now. Codenamed Project Wintermute, the voice recognition pioneer's latest effort focuses on building a cross-platform, cloud-based virtual assistant. Nuance VP Matt Revis told The Next Web, that the company "want[s] to be completely...
Nuance's Project Wintermute targets Siri and Google Now with cross-platform virtual assistant

An App Keeps Spies Away from Your iPhone

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A cryptography pioneer offers a simple way to fight electronic surveillance. Anytime you use your phone to make a call or send an e-mail or text message, there's a chance it will be intercepted by someone who has access—legal or otherwise—to your providers' servers. A new app called Silent Circle...
An App Keeps Spies Away from Your iPhone

Square launches in Canada, streamlines payments on the world stage

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For all of Square's fast growth, it's been exclusively the domain of US shopkeeps; others had to scrounge for an alternative, if there was one at all. The payment pioneer clearly isn't content to isolate itself or anyone else, as it's making its international debut with support for Canada....
Square launches in Canada, streamlines payments on the world stage

Dish Network: We skip ads to protect kids from junk food, alcohol

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Dish Network chairman and satellite pioneer Charlie Ergen built an empire by rankling the broadcast and cable industry. He’s at it again with a commercial-skipping technology called AutoHop, which he will defend on Wednesday to House lawmakers in a “Future of Video” hearing. He says the technology is what consumers...
Dish Network: We skip ads to protect kids from junk food, alcohol

Vyatta Speeds up Its Software-based Routing With VPlane

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Virtualized router pioneer Vyatta plans to increase the performance of its software by 10 times or more later this year, eyeing large data centers with......
Vyatta Speeds up Its Software-based Routing With VPlane
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