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John Markoff / New York Times:
Google VP Alan Eustace breaks Felix Baumgartner's world record for highest-altitude jump   —  Alan Eustace Jumps From Stratosphere, Breaking Felix Baumgartner's World Record  — A well-known computer scientist parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere on Friday …
Oct 24, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Tatiana Schlossberg / New York Times:
New York City Police to Be Equipped With Smartphones and Tablets   —  The New York Police Department will begin equipping all of its officers with smartphones and outfitting many police cars with tablet computers in an effort to modernize the nation's largest police force, the Manhattan district attorney's office announced on Thursday.
Oct 24, 2014, 11:00 AMIn context
Farhad Manjoo / New York Times:
Apple Strengthens Pull of Its Orbit With Each Device   —  Late in 2012, when Tim Cook was relatively fresh on the job as Apple's chief executive, he made a sudden and potentially risky shuffle in the firm's executive ranks.  He fired Scott Forstall, who had been in charge of Apple's mobile operating system …
Oct 22, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
IBM's increasing EPS in recent years only due to buybacks, no real revenue growth since 2008   —  The Truth Hidden by IBM's Buybacks  —  For many years, the International Business Machines Corporation's earnings glided smoothly upward.  Every quarter, IBM would report higher earnings per share.
Oct 22, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context
Molly Wood / New York Times:
Apple Pay: Seamless in Stores, but Quirky Online   —  AFTER I used Apple Pay for a day of shopping in stores, a few things became clear: The new payment system is convenient, problem-free and even fun.  —  The same can't be said for using Apple Pay to shop via apps on my phone or tablet.
Oct 22, 2014, 12:25 AMIn context
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Scammers hack business phone networks to rack up billions in fraudulent charges, vexing carriers and lawmakers   —  Phone Hackers Dial and Redial to Steal Billions  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Bob Foreman's architecture firm ran up a $166,000 phone bill in a single weekend last March.
Oct 21, 2014, 7:50 AMIn context
Michael J. de la Merced / New York Times:
Andreessen Steps Down From EBay Board Ahead of PayPal Spinoff   —  Months after publicly defending his role as an eBay director against Carl C. Icahn, the venture capitalist Marc Andreessen is now stepping down from the e-commerce company's board.  —  As eBay moves to spin off its PayPal payments unit …
Oct 20, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Judith Newman / New York Times:
How a 13-year-old autistic boy became best friends with Apple's Siri   —  How Apple's Siri Became One Autistic Boy's B.F.F.  —  Just how bad a mother am I?  I wondered, as I watched my 13-year-old son deep in conversation with Siri.  Gus has autism, and Siri, Apple's “intelligent personal assistant” …
Oct 18, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Conor Dougherty / New York Times:
Analysts Ask What's Next for Google   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google is still pulling in money hand over fist, but Wall Street is hungry for the company's next act.  —  On a conference call with analysts on Thursday, after Google reported its third-quarter earnings, the questions came fast and furious …
Oct 17, 2014, 1:25 AMIn context
Emily Steel / New York Times:
CBS to offer standalone web subscription service CBS All Access at $5.99/month in 14 cities   —  CBS to Offer Stand-Alone Web Subscription Service  —  CBS unveiled a new subscription Internet streaming service on Thursday that lets people watch its live television programming and thousands …
Oct 16, 2014, 9:45 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
Kinect SDK 2.0 and new adapter kit now available  —  Read more from Technical Fellow Alex Kipman about the next chapter for Kinect.
Zoho:
Ringio helps sales teams close more deals by bringing Click To Call to Zoho CRM  —  This is a guest post by Sam Aparicio, CEO of Ringio.  —  Today we are announcing a new integration with Zoho that brings Ringio's Click To Call …
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