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Nick Statt / The Verge:
Report details how Apple, HP, other manufacturers influence Green Electronics Council regulators to undermine green tech standards of reusability and repair   —  A new report says the tech industry is using its outsized influence to combat environmental product standards
Aug 7, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Asus ZenFone AR, which supports both Google's Tango AR and Daydream VR platforms, now available for pre-order from Verizon for $648   —  Not a bad price for both augmented and virtual reality capabilities  —  Asus' new ZenFone AR, which supports both Google's Tango augmented reality tech …
Aug 3, 2017, 3:20 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook Live now supports 4K streaming and Samsung Gear VR or Oculus Rift headsets for 360-degree video   —  You can also watch 4K streams in virtual reality  —  Today, Facebook announced quite a few updates to its 360-degree live video platform to make it more accessible to both creators and viewers.
Jul 25, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Report: Amazon is considering giving Alexa developers access to transcripts of what people say when their applications are used   —  A substantial shift in Amazon's stance on consumer privacy  —  Amazon is considering granting third-party app developers access to transcripts of audio recordings saved …
Jul 12, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple teases iMac Pro with up to 18-core processor, AMD Radeon Vega graphics GPU with up to 16GB of VRAM, 5K display; starts for $5K with 32GB RAM, ships in Dec   —  Apple today announced a brand new tier of its all-in-one desktop called the iMac Pro.  The new product, unveiled on stage …
Jun 5, 2017, 2:16 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook updates photo albums to include videos, text posts, and check-ins, improves collaboration tools, adds “featured album” option on profiles   —  Photo albums that are more than just photos  —  Facebook is overhauling how its photo albums work to let users drop in virtually …
Jun 1, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple updates Swift Playgrounds education programming app with support for robots and drones, partnering with Lego, Sphero, Parrot, rolling out June 5   —  With support for LEGO, Sphero, and Parrot  —  Apple today announced that its education programming iPad app, Swift Playgrounds, will soon support robots and drones.
Jun 1, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Profile of Anker, manufacturer of cables, battery packs, chargers, and more for mobile devices, as it expands into the smart home and auto markets   —  Illustrations by William Joel Photography by James Bareham  —  Steven Yang quit his job at Google in the summer of 2011 to build the products …
May 23, 2017, 6:30 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Google debuts 2nd-generation machine learning TPU chips, says they can deliver up to 180 teraflops of performance, available on Google Compute Engine platform   —  The TPU V2 could be a huge boon to Google's cloud computing platform  —  Google today is unveiling its second generation Tensor Processor Unit …
May 17, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
ASUS ZenFone 3 Zoom, which has rear-facing wide angle, optical zoom cameras, and a 5,000 mAh battery, goes on sale starting at $329   —  2.3X optical zoom, and a 5,000mAh battery  —  Asus' ZenFone 3 Zoom, a follow-up to 2015's original ZenFone Zoom, is now available with a starting retail price of $329.
May 9, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context

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