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Steve LeVine / Quartz:
Profile of John B. Goodenough, who invented the lithium-ion battery and is now trying to build a powerful new super-battery   —  The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92  —  AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor …
Feb 8, 2015, 3:50 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Microsoft now has over 100 active apps on iOS and Android, excluding Skype and Yammer apps, as it expands its presence on multiple platforms   —  Don't look now, but Microsoft has more than 100 iOS and Android apps  —  As Microsoft works on revamping its underperforming Windows Phone platform …
Feb 7, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
Mike Murphy / Quartz:
GoPro gets closer to becoming a media company with its new Roku channel   —  GoPro continued its march toward its goal of becoming a media company on Feb. 5, with the announcement of its new channel on the streaming media player Roku, which will launch in the spring.
Feb 5, 2015, 8:05 PMIn context
David Yanofsky / Quartz:
Instagram fixes privacy hole that exposed private photos posted from a public profile later changed to private   —  Your private Instagrams weren't as private as you thought they were  —  A privacy hole was publicly exposing an untold number of photographs Instagram users believed were private …
Jan 12, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context
Adam Pasick / Quartz:
Alibaba's Alipay payments affiliate to let users authenticate accounts with iPhone Touch ID   —  Alibaba inches closer to an Apple Pay deal, one fingerprint at a time  —  Alibaba and Apple, whose bosses expressed an interest in marrying their respective mobile e-payments platforms last month, have moved from flirting to dating.
Dec 10, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Shelly Walia / Quartz:
Uber offers Paytm's prepaid digital wallet to comply with credit card regulations in India   —  India's credit card rules just took the ease out of Uber  —  For the Indian commuter, Uber has been the coolest ride on the block.  The cab-booking service's convenient, cashless payment system …
Nov 17, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Leo Mirani / Quartz:
How tech firms use language, typography, color to make the web usable for non-English speakers   —  Why you probably won't understand the web of the future  —  This item has been corrected.  —  The giants of the connected world are finally waking up to one of the biggest obstacles …
Nov 9, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
Tim Cook, in his own words, on why the iPad has a bright future   —  Apple's iPad business was the lone drag in its otherwise strong earnings report today. iPad sales last quarter dropped 13% from the previous year, to 12.3 million, their third straight quarter of decline.
Oct 21, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Quartz:
This new “Apple SIM” could legitimately disrupt the wireless industry   —  Perhaps the most interesting news about Apple's new iPad Air 2 tablet is buried at the bottom of one of its marketing pages: It will come pre-installed with a new “Apple SIM” card instead of one from a specific mobile operator.
Oct 17, 2014, 4:40 AMIn context
Tim Fernholz / Quartz:
Despite huge investments by VCs in bitcoin startups, transaction volumes haven't surged in the last year   —  Falling prices aren't the real reason to worry about bitcoin  —  People are starting to notice: The bad boy of the digital currency world is losing its mojo.
Oct 7, 2014, 5:10 AMIn context

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