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Moisés Chiullan / TechHive:
Why Veronica Mars embraced UltraViolet and angered fans   —  The campaign to revive Veronica Mars delivered a number of cool things—an enormous number of new Kickstarter users and, lest we forget, a full-length motion picture of a deeply loved TV series that arrived Friday.
Mar 15, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
TechHive:
SXSW starts out with spotlight on security, as Google's Schmidt sounds off on NSA   —  AUSTIN—Austin, Texas is in full-on party mode as South by Southwest kicks off Friday, but the normally lighthearted Interactive portion of the festival—best known for turning Twitter and Foursquare into stars …
Mar 7, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
Jared Newman / TechHive:
Belkin fixes WeMo security holes that gave hackers access to home appliances   —  The inherent risk of controlling all your home appliances over the Internet is that a hacker could potentially wreak havoc with your thermostat and coffee maker, so it's simultaneously unnerving and comforting …
Feb 19, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Jared Newman / TechHive:
Sprint takes Nexus 5 pre-orders, offering $50 phone to new subscribers   —  Getting over your fear of commitment can save you a couple hundred bucks.  Sprint is offering Google's new Nexus 5 smartphone for just $50—provided you don't mind locking yourself into the carrier for the next two years.
Nov 1, 2013, 9:35 PMIn context
Michael Kan / TechHive:
Second wave of ZTE Firefox OS phones to hit US next year   —  ZTE plans on launching another phone running Mozilla's Firefox OS, this time with a dual-core processor, a bigger screen, and a revamped user experience, a company executive said on Tuesday.  —  The Chinese handset maker has so far sold …
Sep 25, 2013, 6:20 AMIn context
Mark Hachman / TechHive:
Apple is the company most targeted by patent trolls   —  Apple, HP and Samsung have been attacked the most by so-called “patent trolls” within the last five years, a Silicon Valley lawyer said Tuesday.  But recent legislative activity may be weakening their power.
Aug 28, 2013, 10:15 AMIn context
Susie Ochs / TechHive:
Pay with friends: Uber lets you split fares   —  Restaurants are getting better about splitting checks between parties—typically nowadays you can just throw down a pile of credit cards, request an even split, and most servers won't bat an eye.  Now try doing that in a typical taxi cab and see how the driver reacts.
Jul 16, 2013, 8:30 AMIn context
Agam Shah / TechHive:
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 to contain Intel Atom chip, source says   —  Samsung will soon release its first Android tablet based on an Intel Atom processor, according to a source familiar with the plan, in what would be a vote of confidence for Intel chips in mobile devices.
May 20, 2013, 11:20 PMIn context
Daniel Ionescu / TechHive:
BlackBerry, UK government reject claims of failed BB10 security certification   —  Both BlackBerry and the U.K. government have denied reports that the new BB10 software has been rejected for use in sensitive government communications.  —  Tuesday evening, UK newspaper The Guardian reported …
Mar 20, 2013, 11:05 AMIn context
Jackie Dove / TechHive:
Adobe plans to halt boxed sales of Creative Suite software   —  Adobe plans to halt boxed sales of its Creative Suite software, making its packages for creative pros available online or by subscription only.  —  “As Adobe continues to focus on delivering world-class innovation through Creative Cloud …
Mar 13, 2013, 12:55 PMIn context

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