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Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Won't Brand Its Own Phones ‘Microsoft Mobile’ — Nor Use Nokia's Name For Long   —  Now that Nokiasoft is (un)officially a thing, following the completion on Friday of Microsoft's multi-billion dollar purchase of Nokia's devices division, the question of which brand names Microsoft …
Apr 28, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Rumoured Microsoft Surface Mini Tablet Crops Up In Amazon Listings   —  Although it hasn't happened yet, it's clearly only a matter of time before Microsoft officially unboxes a smaller form-factor version of its Surface tablet.  A Surface Mini has been rumoured for well over a year …
Apr 24, 2014, 2:25 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
As phone designs homogenize, some manufacturers experiment with unused rear space   —  Phones Go Back To The Future  —  I'm no fan of LG's rear smartphone control keys — but turns out the company had its finger on the pulse of looming hardware disruption when it ushered in those backside smartphone controls last summer, with the G2.
Apr 14, 2014, 4:20 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Microsoft's $7.2BN Deal To Buy Nokia's Devices Business Gets The Nod In China   —  Chinese regulators have approved Nokia's planned sale of its devices business to Microsoft, taking the $7.2 billion deal one step closer to closing.  —  Nokia said today it has received regulatory approval …
Apr 8, 2014, 4:55 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
The Micro, A Compact, Consumer-Friendly 3D Printer, Launches On Kickstarter For $199+   —  High end 3D printers out in the wild already can print some pretty incredible things but at a high cost and commensurate level of complexity.  As with any nascent industry, the market's initial focus …
Apr 7, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
StoreDot's Bio-Organic Battery Tech Can Charge From Flat To Full In 30 Seconds   —  Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds?  Who doesn't.  But don't get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot's bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.
Apr 7, 2014, 1:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
BBM Now At 85M Monthly Active Users, 113M Registered Users, 500,000 Channels   —  The BlackBerry that's in the process of reinventing itself is an increasingly cross-platform creature — retrenching to serving its enterprise core by seeking to help them manage the bring-your-own-device wave that decimated its previous business.
Mar 29, 2014, 8:35 AMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Rumr, Group Messaging With An Anonymous Twist, Launches On iOS And Android   —  Say hey to rumr, a new messaging app that's vying to draw your attention away from all the other ways to say hey already in play.  —  Rumr has been in the works for around half a year, raising an $800,000 seed back in October …
Mar 25, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
The Short, Serendipitous Life & Untimely Death Of Antisocial Photo-Sharing App, Rando   —  Almost exactly a year ago I wrote a piece about a new photo-sharing app called Rando built by a London app & design studio, ustwo, which had a colourful app release history (including the popular, psychedelic game Whale Trail).
Mar 23, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Just Eat Preps IPO In London, Aiming To Raise £100M   —  Online fast food ordering veteran Just Eat, which lets hungry web users in 13 global markets order a food delivery from a range of local takeaways, is preparing to float on the London Stock Exchange.
Mar 17, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context

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