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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer retiring after 18 years, to be replaced by VP of finance Luca Maestri   —  Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer retiring after 18 years  —  Apple's chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire at the end of September, after 18 years at the company.
Mar 4, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Not using BBM?  BlackBerry hopes that stickers will make you start   —  Meet CosCat and Bubble Bot  —  The best feature that an instant messaging app can have is all of your friends using its service.  The second best, arguably, is stickers.  Taking advantage of the surprising popularity …
Feb 21, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Dell joins alliance to bring wireless charging to laptops   —  Wireless charging for laptops is now in the works at one of the top competing standards.  The Alliance for Wireless Power has just added Dell as one of its members, and it's announcing today a new wireless charging initiative …
Feb 20, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Philips takes on Apple's iBeacon with lights that send deals to your smartphone   —  Philips is already one of the biggest names in smart light bulbs, and now it's beginning to test a new unit that could be even smarter.  At a retailer in Düsseldorf, Philips is piloting a lighting unit …
Feb 17, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Future Samsung phones could share what you type with other apps   —  ‘Context’ would reportedly share typing, sensor data, and app use  —  Samsung is said to be considering letting app developers know a whole lot more detail about what individual users do with their phones.
Feb 10, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Svbtle opens its simple and stylish blogs up to everyone   —  The blogging platform Svbtle is opening up to everyone.  For nearly two years now, Svbtle has garnered attention for its simple and beautiful blog designs, but membership has been quite exclusive, at times requiring interested members to actually apply for access.
Jan 28, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
As smart home standards make slow progress, middleman services to tie devices together emerge   —  The dumb state of the smart home  —  Consumers are ready to connect their homes, but their appliances aren't  —  Shane Dyer is surrounded by a dozen or so home appliances made by a dozen or so different manufacturers.
Jan 26, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google Calendar bug adds others to your private events without warning   —  Google Calendar users should be careful with how they name their events, or they might just end up sharing them with others.  In an attempt to intelligently interpret event names, it appears that Google Calendar …
Jan 23, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Asus' transforming PadFone X is coming to the US on AT&T   —  Asus is unveiling the PadFone X today, the first of its transforming PadFone devices that's headed to a major US carrier.  Though there's no word on exactly when it'll come to the US, AT&T has announced that it will eventually begin carrying the new device.
Jan 6, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Samsung's Galaxy Camera 2 starts to refine the Android point-and-shoot   —  Samsung is unveiling the Galaxy Camera 2 today, its second take on the idea of a truly smart point-and-shoot.  Like its predecessor, the Galaxy Camera 2 runs Android, has wireless connectivity, and is operated primarily …
Jan 2, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context

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