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Ina Fried / Axios:
Three month study of 3.1M drivers in US finds they used their phones at least once on 88% of trips   —  Everyone knows we are all using our phones while driving.  A lot.  —  And now there is hard data to back it up.  Zendrive studied actual device use among 3.1 million drivers …
Apr 18, 2017, 5:55 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Samsung: Bixby's voice functions to be delayed until late spring in US; other Bixby options like visual search, reminders to debut at S8's global launch on 4/21   —  One of the key signature features of Samsung's Galaxy S8 , its Bixby voice assistant, won't work out of the box, when the device goes on sale later this month.
Apr 11, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Qualcomm responds to Apple suit over patent licensing and files countersuit including charge of limiting performance of Qualcomm modem chips in iPhone 7   —  Qualcomm formally responded to a lawsuit from Apple on Monday, rejecting the iPhone maker's claims and launching its own countersuit.
Apr 11, 2017, 12:12 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Gary Marcus, director of Uber's AI Labs, to leave his role after four months with the company and become a “senior adviser” to Uber   —  Gary Marcus, a research scientist who joined Uber four months ago as director of its AI labs, is leaving the company, according to sources.
Mar 8, 2017, 8:40 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Sources: Apple, eBay, IBM, Microsoft, PayPal, Salesforce, and others preparing to file brief in favor of transgender rights in SCOTUS case due next month   —  A number of leading tech firms plan to file a brief in favor of transgender rights in a case due to be heard next month in the Supreme Court, Axios has learned.
Feb 24, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
LG says it will add enhanced shielding to its 5K monitors to prevent interference with nearby wireless routers; existing displays can be retrofitted   —  The initial models of the fancy display got all glitchy when put near networking gear.  —  LG has found a fix for a problem that left …
Feb 3, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Apple limits how often devs can prompt customers for reviews to 3 times/year in iOS 10.3, says it will include an option for users to turn off all such requests   —  With the next version of iOS, users will also be able to rate programs without having to go to the App Store.
Jan 24, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Jawbone says Fitbit is no longer seeking to block sales of its products   —  Of course, Jawbone isn't selling that many fitness trackers these days either.  —  Jawbone said Saturday that one part of its legal battle with Fitbit has been resolved.  —  In a statement to Recode …
Dec 24, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
CMRA Apple Watch camera band adds a 2MP selfie cam and an 8MP shooter for $249, preorders start now at $199, ships in spring   —  The downside is the CMRA costs upward of $150 and won't be shipping until spring.  —  In building its smartwatch, Apple designed it without a camera …
Nov 2, 2016, 9:35 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Verizon to acquire Jason Kilar's video startup Vessel, will use its tech but shut service down; co-founder Richard Tom to become CTO for Verizon digital efforts   —  Kilar won't be joining Verizon, but his co-founder, Richard Tom, will.  —  Verizon said Wednesday it is buying the technology behind Vessel …
Oct 26, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context

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