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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 takes mobile performance to a different level
Following the announcement of Qualcomm's next generation Krait 400 and Krait 300 ARM-based CPUs through the Snapdragon 800 and 600 SoCs in January, the giant semiconductor company showcased its... Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs talks up the 800 series chips at the company's CES keynote.
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Miami officials propose law changes to allow Uber service
The proposal would allow a "digital dispatch software provider," i.e. Uber, apply for a limousine service licence and wipe out a slew of restrictions that have hindered Uber's entry into the lucrative Miami market.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Silicon Valley and its loo problem
It's a sight to cheer any woman who has suffered the ignominy of queuing for the loos at festivals and theatres as the chaps swan past in their droves, no line to hamper their call of nature.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
NSA Can Hear Phone Calls Despite Obama Assurances
Despite President Barack Obama's assurances that "nobody is listening to your telephone calls," the National Security Agency acknowledged in a new classified briefing this week that it did not need court authorization to listen to domestic phone communications.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Halsey Minor Asks Court to Throw Out Dismissal of Bankruptcy
Halsey Minor, the CNET Networks Inc. founder who filed for bankruptcy last month, is seeking to reinstate his case after it was dismissed, saying he shouldn't be punished because his attorney missed a deadline for handing in documents.
Hey Silicon Valley, The British Are Coming
Natasha is a reporter for TechCrunch, joining September 2012, based out of London.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Facebook's Parse now powering 100,000 apps
Parse is simultaneously shooting down naysayers and tooting its own horn with the announcement that it's now powering more than 100,000 applications, a 25 percent increase since being picked up by Facebook.
Wrapp hits 15 million digital gift cards and raises $15 million
Wrapp, the company that lets Facebook friends send digital gift cards to each other, has picked up strategic new investors from the mobile manufacturing and mobile payments industry who are pouring another $15 million into the company.
Yahoo buys iOS photography shop to improve Flickr
In a maneuver to improve Flickr, Yahoo has purchased GhostBird Software, makers of iOS camera apps, for an undisclosed sum.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Uber cuts ride-share prices below taxi fares
Uber is now offering its ride-sharing service -- which lets users get rides from people in their personal cars -- at prices lower than taxi cabs, the company announced today .
NSA surveillance retrospective: AT&T, Verizon never denied it
AT&T facility at 611 Folsom Street in San Francisco, which a former technician revealed included a "splitter cabinet" that diverted Internet traffic to the National Security Agency.
Fashion app Polyvore hits 1 million downloads
To mark its milestone, the profitable company has added a few features, including hashtags and ways to edit your collections.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Ridiculously long lines outside men's restroom at tech conference......
It looks like an alternate universe: Ridiculously long queues outside the men's restroom while there's not a single person waiting for the women's.
Gillmor Gang: Cider House Rules
Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor - absorb the WWDC keynote.
Queues: Silicon Valley and its men's room problem
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Mon Jun 10, 2013
Anki, blessed by Apple, takes AI and robotics to consumers
During its WWDC keynote Monday, Apple introduced the world to Anki, a company that is pioneering consumer products based on the intersection of artificial intelligence and robotics.
Safari upgrades unveiled at WWDC
Once again, Apple's changes its Safari browser on OS X represent keeping up with the competition instead of forging new ground.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Apple signs deal with Sony/ATV for new iRadio service, details revealed at WWDC tomorrow
With competitors such as Pandora, Spotify, and Google, Apple has just signed Sony/ATV, a major hurdle, to their new iRadio service.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Chinanet Online Hldg Rating Lowered to Sell at TheStreet
Chinanet Online Hldg traded up 1.67% on Friday, hitting $0.61. Chinanet Online Hldg has a 1-year low of $0.33 and a 1-year high of $1.25.
With rising revenues, Lending Club CEO plans expansion
For Renaud Laplanche, founder and chief executive of Lending Club, things are looking up -- or more accurately, up and to the right.