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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
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Samsung opens US preorders for unlocked Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, starting at $724.99 for the 64GB unlocked S8 and $824.99 for the 64GB unlocked S8 Plus   —  Starting at Best Buy and Samsung.com  —  Samsung has opened preorders for the unlocked variety of its new Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus smartphones.
May 9, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook debuts 360 Capture SDK to make high-quality VR and 360-degree video capture easier for creators   —  Facebook today is launching a new developer toolkit that will make it easier for users to capture and share their personal experiences in VR, be it a moment in an Oculus Rift game …
Apr 19, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook updates its Surround 360 camera lineup with two models: larger x24 and smaller x6, both capable of shooting 8K video, with pricing and availability TBD   —  The freedom of VR with the fidelity of real life  —  Facebook today announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design …
Apr 19, 2017, 1:23 PMIn context

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