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Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
All Skype for Windows users get real-time translation   —  Skype today announced that its Skype Translator tool is now built directly into its main app for all Windows users.  This means Skype for Windows users no longer need a separate app to translate conversations in seven languages …
Jan 13, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google Maps for Android adds new Driving Mode that predicts your destination based on your location history, recent searches, and time of day   —  Google Maps for Android's new Driving Mode guesses where you want to go  —  Google today released an update to Google Maps for Android that includes a new feature: Driving Mode.
Jan 13, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Gartner: Global PC shipments fell 8.3% in Q4 2015, Apple only company in top 5 to see growth   —  The PC market ended its poor year with another negative quarter.  Both Gartner and IDC agreed: PC shipments were down globally, again.  —  Gartner estimated worldwide PC shipments fell 8.3 percent to 75.7 million units in Q4 2015.
Jan 13, 2016, 7:40 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Net Applications: Windows 10 growth slows, holds 9.96% share of desktop operating systems   —  Windows 10 ends 2015 under 10% market share  —  Check out all of our GamesBeat Rewind 2015 end of the year coverage here.  —  9.96 percent.  Close, but no cigar.
Jan 4, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
WhatsApp goes down for some on New Year's Eve (update: it's back)   —  WhatsApp isn't working today for some users.  We first spotted the problems at 9:58 a.m. Pacific — we couldn't send messages at all, and then they started to go through, but were always delayed.
Dec 31, 2015, 1:45 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Google confirms next Android version will use Oracle's open-source OpenJDK for Java APIs   —  Google is replacing its implementation of the Java application programming interfaces (APIs) in Android with OpenJDK, the open source version of Oracle's Java Development Kit (JDK).
Dec 29, 2015, 6:15 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft temporarily disables “Hey Cortana” feature on Android in US due to voice search conflict with “Ok Google” feature   —  Microsoft disables ‘Hey Cortana’ feature on Android due to voice search conflict  —  Earlier this month, Microsoft launched Cortana for Android and iOS in the U.S. and China.
Dec 21, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Akamai: Global average Internet speed grew 14% to 5.1 Mbps, only 5.2% of users have broadband   —  Global average connection speeds rose 14 percent year over year to 5.1 Mbps in Q3 2015.  Unfortunately, just over 5 percent of users now have broadband speeds of at least 25.0 Mbps.
Dec 18, 2015, 5:55 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft updates SmartScreen tech to block drive-by attacks for Internet Explorer 11 and Edge on Windows 10   —  Microsoft expands SmartScreen to block drive-by attacks in IE and Edge on Windows 10  —  Last month, Microsoft rolled out the first major Windows 10 update for PCs and tablets.
Dec 17, 2015, 11:15 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / VentureBeat:
Microsoft launches Skype for Business app out of preview on Android   —  Microsoft today launched its Skype for Business app for Android out of preview.  You can now download the new app directly from Google Play — Android users with Lync 2013 will be automatically updated to the Skype for Business app based on their device settings.
Dec 16, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context

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