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TCL has two more BlackBerries planned for this year

By | 2017-03-01T15:53:10+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

The BlackBerry KEYone is only one (rolling eyes emoji) of a number of BlackBerry models expected to roll off TCL production lines this year. Nicolas Zibell of TCL Communications has disclosed to Cnet that the brand's portfolio will likely be expanded to three handsets. BlackBerry KEYone Another source has intimated that the company's

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Glossier’s Emily Weiss and Outdoor Voices’ Tyler Haney to talk shop at TC Disrupt NY

By | 2017-03-01T06:03:35+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Disrupt NY is fast approaching, and the agenda is shaping up to be a real doozy. Alongside speakers like Handy’s Oisin Hanrahan, Managed By Q’s Dan Teran, WayUp’s Liz Wessel, Ford’s Raj Nair and AngelList’s Naval Ravikant, we’re also pleased to host Glossier’s Emily Weiss and Outdoor Voices’ Tyler Haney on the Disrupt

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Volvo’s new XC60 will automatically steer as well as brake to avoid crashes

By | 2017-03-01T04:57:42+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Android|

The new Volvo XC60 does more on behalf of the driver in order to prevent accidents, moving the SUV further along the continuum toward full autonomy. The new model of the car, which is making its debut at the Geneva Motor Show, adds automated steering in tandem with automatic braking to avoid collisions,

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Intel’s diversity efforts are somewhat paying off

By | 2017-03-01T03:45:58+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Android|

It became clear in last year’s mid-year diversity report that Intel had a leaky bucket, meaning that even though it had increased the number of underrepresented minorities it was bringing in, its overall minority representation was on the decline. Based on Intel’s latest diversity report, it seems the company is moving in the

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Google’s note-taking app Keep joins G Suite, now integrates with Google Docs

By | 2017-02-28T21:12:31+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Google|

Google Keep, a competitor to note-taking apps like Evernote and Microsoft’s OneNote, is today being integrated into Google’s suite of applications aimed at businesses, G Suite (previously, Google Apps for Your Domain). This allows Keep to become a part of users’ workflow for capturing ideas, jotting down quick reminders or to-dos, creating checklists, taking meeting notes

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Nokia 5 and Nokia 3310 (2017) camera samples

By | 2017-03-01T14:48:27+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: GSM|

The long-awaited Nokia Android smartphones are here and we got to spend some time with the Nokia 6, 5, and 3 at MWC. We also handled the new Nokia 3310, and you bet it sent us on a trip down memory lane. Firmly grounded in reality as we are, though, we proceeded to

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BMW says ‘nein’ to Android Auto

By | 2017-03-01T02:43:28+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Android|

Like CES, the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona also now attracts its fair share of car makers. Ford was an early adopter a few years ago, and now others are joining the fray, too. I sat down with Dieter May, BMW’s senior vice president of Digital Services and Business Models (in an i3,

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WorkJam raises $12 million to communicate with hourly workers

By | 2017-03-01T01:32:40+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Android|

There is plenty of enterprise software for the white-collar workforce, but there still isn’t an ideal way to communicate with employees who aren’t sitting at a desk. That’s the thesis behind WorkJam, which is announcing $12 million in funding from Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Blumberg Capital, Founder Collective and NovelTMT. The Montreal-based startup, whose clients

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Google calls ‘time’ on the Pixel laptop

By | 2017-02-28T18:27:08+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Mobile|

In a small meeting with journalists at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Google’s senior vice president for hardware Rick Osterloh dropped a little bit of news: It looks like the Pixel laptop — Google’s premium Chromebook and the original product bearing the Pixel name — has hit the end of the

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NASA’s support of SpaceX’s moon voyage highlights bigger ambitions

By | 2017-03-01T00:31:28+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Android|

NASA released a statement in support of SpaceX following that company’s surprise announcement that it will be sending two people around the moon sometime next year. The comment actually says a lot despite not saying very much, and could be a sign that the growing private interest in space will help propel renewed

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