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Stephen Shankland / CNET:
Mozilla lays off about 50 from its connected devices team, bringing the project to an end   —  The nonprofit is cutting about 50 people after struggling to extend the influence of its Firefox web browser for PCs.  —  A last vestige of Mozilla's effort to expand its technological influence beyond …
Feb 2, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
Amazon plans to spend $1.49B to create its first worldwide air cargo hub in Hebron, Kentucky, says the hub will create up to 2.7K new full- and part-time jobs   —  The investment, which could create over 2,000 new jobs, points to Amazon's continued ambitions to expand in shipping and logistics.
Feb 1, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Apple releases iOS 10.3 beta, adds AirPods to Find My iPhone app; AirPods must be within Bluetooth range of another iOS device signed into iCloud to be located   —  And the MacOS Sierra 10.12.4 developer beta brings Night Shift to Macs to change the displays to a warmer color.
Jan 24, 2017, 1:50 PMIn context
Roger Cheng / CNET:
Samsung is sticking with the Note branding for Note7's successor, despite the ongoing negative publicity from battery explosions   —  Despite the enormous baggage that comes with the Note name, Samsung believes loyal customers will flock back to a new Note.  —  Josh Miller
Jan 23, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Shara Tibken / CNET:
Samsung says original Note7 fires were caused by design flaws in one supplier's battery, second supplier introduced manufacturing defects after first recall   —  The company opens up about the source of one of history's worst tech product recalls.  —  Sure, blame the batteries.  But it's not quite that simple.
Jan 22, 2017, 8:24 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay announces an authentication program for high-end products, offering verification for a fee in an effort to reduce counterfeit goods on site   —  The new program will create a network of authenticators to make it easier to sell big-ticket items online and keep out fakes.
Jan 12, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Sean Hollister / CNET:
LG's claim that its Gram laptop will last 24 hours on one charge comes from decade-old benchmark assuming minimal use without Wi-Fi, low brightness on screen   —  If you built one of the lightest laptops in the world, but critics complained about poor battery life, what would you do?
Jan 4, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Dong Ngo / CNET:
Comcast announces Advanced Gateway mesh Wi-Fi system and cloud-based platform for connected devices in your home, available to Xfinity customers later this year   —  Comcast's new cloud-based platform will bring ease of use, whole home Wi-Fi coverage and useful features to its broadband customers.
Jan 4, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Dong Ngo / CNET:
Symantec debuts Norton Core router that promises real-time security for up to 20 devices, available June for $280 plus $99/year for Security Plus subscription   —  You'll know Norton as one of the most popular names in security software, but now it's a piece of hardware too …
Jan 4, 2017, 6:55 AMIn context
Dara Kerr / CNET:
Source: Uber plans to let San Francisco customers hail a self-driving ride “very soon”   —  The ride-hailing company appears to be getting dozens of autonomous vehicles passenger-ready in California.  —  On a nondescript street in downtown San Francisco, an unremarkable parking garage …
Dec 13, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context

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