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Nick Statt / The Verge:
Former Magic Leap employees say planned release won't include tech seen in early prototypes; Magic Leap recruited with video created by a visual effects studio   —  Reality check  —  Magic Leap's allegedly revolutionary augmented reality technology may in fact be years away from completion and …
Dec 8, 2016, 8:20 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Android phone maker Blu pledges to replace Chinese software that stole user data   —  With Google-approved tools  —  Blu, the Florida-based maker of budget Android phones, says it's swapping out the Chinese update software that stole user data for Google-approved software, according to a report in PCMag.
Dec 2, 2016, 6:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Samsung put full page ads in The New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal apologizing for the Galaxy Note7 fiasco   —  In an effort to restore some consumer goodwill after the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung ran full page apology ads in three major US daily newspapers today.
Nov 8, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Lenovo starts shipping Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, the first Google Tango phone, for $499   —  The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is shipping now  —  If it weren't for Pokémon Go, augmented reality might have stayed another forlorn futurist technology the public paid little attention to.
Nov 1, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook starts testing Snapchat-style camera effects, ephemeral private photo sharing from main app in Ireland   —  Prepping for battle  —  Facebook's war on Snapchat is entering a new stage of hostilities.  Starting today, Facebook will expand testing of a new camera in its main app …
Oct 28, 2016, 9:22 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Samsung expects to lose about $3B in operating profit from Q4 2016 through Q1 2017 due to Note7 recall   —  The cost of playing with fire  —  Samsung says the Galaxy Note 7 discontinuation will cost it around $3 billion over the course of the next two fiscal quarters.
Oct 13, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Verizon to offer data plans for drones and plans on testing drones that could act as aerial cell towers to plug holes in network coverage   —  Verizon will soon start offering data plans for drones, allowing pilots to connect their devices to the telecom's network to stream video and transmit …
Oct 7, 2016, 6:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple debuts Apple Watch Series 2 with “swimproof” water resistance up to 50 meters, built-in GPS, new ceramic chassis variant, brighter display, 50% faster SoC   —  Apple unveiled its second generation smartwatch today at its annual mobile hardware event, and it is unsurprisingly called the Apple Watch 2.
Sep 7, 2016, 1:42 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook open sources three computer vision tools that can identify objects within photos: DeepMask, SharpMask, and MultiPathNet   —  DeepMask and SharpMask are now open source  —  Facebook is open sourcing a set of computer vision software tools that can identify both the variety and the shape of objects within photos.
Aug 26, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Google brings Wi-Fi Assistant, a previously exclusive Project Fi feature that cuts down on data usage, to all Nexus devices in the US, UK, Canada, and more   —  Starting in the coming weeks, Google is adding a new data-saving perk for owners of its Nexus smartphones.
Aug 24, 2016, 4:55 PMIn context

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