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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
JetBlue completes its rollout of Fly-Fi, with free high-speed Wi-Fi on all planes   —  JetBlue today announced that it has officially completed its fleet-wide rollout of Fly-Fi, bringing free wireless internet to all of its planes.  The carrier first introduced the service in late 2013 …
Jan 11, 2017, 3:05 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Kickstarter open sources code for its native iOS and Android apps, making it available on GitHub, as part of the company's commitment to helping startups   —  Kickstarter is pulling back the curtain on its app development process.  This morning, the crowdfunding platform is taking …
Dec 14, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
First HMD devices are Nokia 150 and Nokia 150 Dual SIM feature phones with 2.4" screen, up to 22 hours of talk and 31 days standby time, starting at $26   —  Just last week, HMD was priming the press for the return of Nokia-branded handsets, slated to arrive at some point in the first half of next year.
Dec 13, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon debuts Amazon Go, a checkout-less food store in Seattle, where purchases are tracked by computer vision and app, open to its staff now and public in '17   —  The straight-forwardly named “Just Walk Out” technology ought to give you a pretty good idea of what Amazon Go is all about.
Dec 5, 2016, 10:10 AMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
HMD Global completes 10-year deal with Nokia to bring Nokia-branded devices to market; HMD says new smartphones are coming in the first half of 2017   —  It's been a rough decade or so for Nokia's smartphone business.  In 2011, then-CEO Stephen Elop famously described the company's situation as a …
Dec 1, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Sources: Intel planning large number of layoffs in New Devices Group, its wearables division   —  Update 11/19: Intel is denying that the company is stepping back from wearables, though has not directly commented on the layoff news.  Here is the company's statement in full,
Nov 18, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
AT&T customers will be able to send messages via Echo after Amazon adds the Send Message skill to Alexa on November 19   —  Alexa's on a quite a roll of late.  Amazon's AI assistant is adding new skills all the time, and this week the company's adding one of its highest profile partners.
Nov 17, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Teams hands-on: clean UI manages a ton of information well; good integration with Microsoft services like Skype and support for third party tie-ins   —  Microsoft Teams throws a lot of you, right out of the gate.  That's because competitors like Slack already have a sizable head start …
Nov 2, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Microsoft debuts Surface Dial, a puck-like input device for Surface Studio that summons app options when on screen, free with Studio preorders, normally $99   —  Okay, this is cool.  Microsoft kind of powered past the Surface Dial in all of the pomp and circumstance around the new Creators Update version …
Oct 26, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
LeEco is launching LeEco Live, a US video service in partnership with MGM, Lionsgate, Vice, and publication partners Cosmopolitan and Esquire   —  After much pomp and circumstance around ecosystems and philosophy, LeEco finally debuted something new at today's massive press conference in San Francisco.
Oct 19, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context

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