Google Launches Photowall iOS And Android Apps For Beaming Collaborative …

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Google has launched a new iOS and Android app with Chromecast-specific features called Photowall. The app, as detailed by 9to5Mac, lets users send photos from their device to their Chromecast-connected TV, and works with either one iPhone user or a group on the same network. There are also photo editing…

Posted on: March 25, 2014 7:00 am

How Facebook avoided Google’s fate in talent poaching lawsuit

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc has emerged as one of the biggest Silicon Valley companies to have resisted rivals’ entreaties to stop poaching each other’s employees, according to emails between the No. 1 social network and Google Inc released in court filings. Sheryl Sandberg had just been installed as Facebook’s…

Posted on: March 25, 2014 7:00 am

DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals 2014: Google’s SCHAFT Will Be Self-Funded …

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On March 21, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced Google’s SCHAFT robot will switch to the unfunded Track D for the DRC Finals 2014, which allows for two more teams to compete in the robotics challenge. The robotics teams will compete for a grand prize of $2 million. Team THOR will…

Posted on: March 25, 2014 7:00 am

Google Launches Photowall iOS And Android Apps For Beaming Collaborative …

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Google has launched a new iOS and Android app with Chromecast-specific features called Photowall. The app, as detailed by 9to5Mac, lets users send photos from their device to their Chromecast-connected TV, and works with either one iPhone user or a group on the same network. There are also photo editing…

Posted on: March 25, 2014 7:00 am

Is this the most terrifying robot ever? Animatronic dancer stares at you as …

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The unnamed robotic dancer features in a New York-based exhibition by 33-year-old artist Jordan WolfsonIt uses face recognition technology to follow viewers around the gallery with its gaze, which is reflected in a large mirrorThe robot is supported by a pole fixed to a mirror, allowing it to gyrate to…

Posted on: March 24, 2014 5:00 pm

Resistance Is Futile, You Will Be Assimilated Into Windows 8 Eventually

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The debate rages on in the comments of my previous post, “I’m Sorry, The Windows 8 Hate Just Doesn’t Make Sense”. The perceived backlash against Windows 8, and the stubborn resistance to abandoning Windows XPwhich Microsoft Microsoft will officially stop supporting next monthled me to go back in time and People don’t…

Posted on: March 24, 2014 5:00 pm

New leak may finally reveal Apple’s iPhone 6 design

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In the past, a number of unreleased smartphone designs have been revealed long ahead of their announcements by early protective cases shown off by third-party case makers. These companies manage to obtain accurate molds of the unannounced smartphones in order to get a jump on designing and manufacturing cases that…

Posted on: March 24, 2014 12:00 pm

The Free Marketing Gravy Train Is Over on Facebook

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Facebook and its popular Pages platform have been a cornerstone of most companies’ social-media marketing strategies for years. But if the brands, organizations and celebrities that use Pages want to continue to reach Facebook’s 1.23 billion monthly users in the future, they’re going to have to pay up. Over the past…

Posted on: March 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Not the Best Way to Sell a Smartphone

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Posted on: March 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Resistance Is Futile, You Will Be Assimilated Into Windows 8 Eventually

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The debate rages on in the comments of my previous post, “I’m Sorry, The Windows 8 Hate Just Doesn’t Make Sense”. The perceived backlash against Windows 8, and the stubborn resistance to abandoning Windows XPwhich Microsoft Microsoft will officially stop supporting next monthled me to go back in time and People don’t…

Posted on: March 23, 2014 5:00 pm