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Uber hires former Facebook exec and Firefox founder Blake Ross

By | 2017-09-01T17:34:08+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Uber has hired Firefox co-founder Blake Ross to work with them on product strategy. Ross will be working with the ridesharing company part-time from Los Angeles. He announced it on Facebook, where he once worked as director of product.  “I’m joining Uber to help develop product strategy, rally the troops, and improve my

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Motorola Moto X4 hands-on review

By | 2017-09-01T18:50:07+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Introduction The Moto X had a reputation of being one of the best Androids you can buy. This beloved line has been resurrected - not as a flagship, but as a premium mid-ranger. Its claim to fame is a dual camera (with a wide-angle lens) and highly advanced audio features. Sound familiar? The

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Razer’s gunmetal Blade Stealth is like dressing a gaming laptop in a suit

By | 2017-09-01T16:01:55+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

The chassis of this Blade Stealth isn’t dramatically different than it has been in past generations — except for its new gunmetal paint job. An all-black exterior, backlit triple snake logo and a keyboard with every color in the rainbow is often what kept corporate types and minimalists away from Razer’s laptop portfolio.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 is rumored to debut in January

By | 2017-09-01T17:38:57+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

These days we're witnessing the proverbial calm before the storm in the mobile world, with the storm in this case being the iPhone 8 that Apple will unveil at its event on September 12. The tenth anniversary iPhone has the potential to once again shake up the space, despite its rumored hefty price

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VMworld 2017 Recap –

By | 2017-09-01T03:38:17+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: CyberSecurity|

VMware featured a number of great announcements at VMworld 2017 including VMware Cloud on AWS. VMware customers can now run new or existing virtualized workloads in the AWS cloud while maintaining their current VMware tools and skill sets. This announcement provides an important shift in the hybrid cloud market for businesses looking to

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Nest invites press to a “big announcement” on September 20

By | 2017-09-01T14:36:01+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Earlier today Nest announced a new thermostat but it appears the company has more things to announce. Nest just sent invites to an event on September 20, saying it’s a big announcement. No other details were offered. The company needs a hit and the product announced earlier today is not a hit in

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Bitcoin Pushes Nvidia To All Time High

By | 2018-01-18T00:31:28+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Cryptography|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ:$NVDA) is a giant in the semiconductor sector. The company has been absolutely on fire in 2017, with shares surging 71% in the last 6 months. While most would think that the tech giant would be somewhat losing moment heading into the last quarter, the stock’s uptrend is showing no signs

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Lenovo adds an Alexa tablet docking station and a mixed-reality headset to its lineup

By | 2017-09-01T16:04:59+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Lenovo Home Assistant IoT is clearly on an upward spiral with no end in sight. Navigating the constantly shifting and branching field can be a daunting task. But even in this fragmented market chaos, certain trends have started to emerge. For one, it is becoming increasingly clear that most of the industry loves

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First impressions of Essential’s 360-degree camera attachment

By | 2017-09-01T05:17:41+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

Essential has a unique port around back on its debut Phone, which can handle data and power transfer, and which attaches to accessories via magnets. The first such accessory is Essential’s own 360 camera, which offers you an easy way to capture immersive images and video in a very small package. The Essential

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Black Girls Code raises $154K after turning down six figures from Uber

By | 2017-09-01T13:35:04+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Last week, we reported Black Girls Code turned down a $125,000 grant from Uber in what Black Girls Code CEO Kimberly Bryant described to me as a multi-layered decision. Shortly after we broke the news of this decision, many members of the tech community stepped up to donate to Black Girls Code. Since

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