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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Instapaper has been acquired by Pinterest and will continue to operate as an independent app   —  It will continue to operate as an independent app  —  Instapaper, a pioneering app for saving articles to read later, has been acquired — again.  The app, which was created by developer Marco Arment …
Aug 23, 2016, 1:07 PMIn context
Rich McCormick / The Verge:
Lenovo will preload Microsoft Office, Skype, and OneDrive on its Android devices as part of a new patent cross-licensing agreement   —  Microsoft has announced that its software will be soon be preloaded onto some of Lenovo Android devices.  Productivity apps including Microsoft Office …
Aug 23, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Samsung refreshes S Health app UI and makes fitness level sharing with friends easier, also debuts “Ask Experts”, a local health Q&A service, in South Korea   —  Samsung is giving its S Health app a minor overhaul, switching up the layout and making it easier for users to compare fitness levels with friends.
Aug 23, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Photo-storage service Picturelife shutters 18 months after being bought; users have option to transfer their photos to SmugMug, view and download them for free   —  Its 200 million photos are now stored on SmugMug  —  Picturelife, a four-year-old photo-storage and management service acquired …
Aug 22, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Netgear launches Orbi, a multi-unit WiFi router to cover whole home, which will go on sale this month at $400 for a two-pack and $250 for a single unit add-on   —  For as long as there have been Wi-Fi routers, setting up Wi-Fi has been pretty much the same.  You buy a router at the store, plug it into your modem, and that's it.
Aug 22, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Matt Stroud / The Verge:
RAND corporation report finds Chicago's predictive policing algorithm doesn't reduce homicides   —  A RAND report shows that the ‘Strategic Subject List’ doesn't reduce homicides  —  Struggling to reduce its high murder rate, the city of Chicago has become an incubator for experimental policing techniques.
Aug 21, 2016, 8:05 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Yik Yak pivots away from anonymity, makes user handles mandatory, adds expiring status messages, feed of nearby users, and more   —  In March, the college-centric social network Yik Yak took a step away from its origins in anonymity by asking users to create “handles” that they could optionally attach to their posts.
Aug 18, 2016, 4:05 PMIn context
Tom Warren / The Verge:
NVIDIA brings desktop GTX 1000 series GPUs to laptops, says they are VR-ready when on AC power   —  Nvidia first tried its hand at putting desktop-class graphics chips inside a notebook last year, with its Maxwell-based GTX 980.  That was a hint at what the US-based technology company was really working on …
Aug 17, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Intel introduces Joule, a new chip module for developers to bring computer vision tech to cheap prototypes   —  Intel today introduced a new chip module it calls Joule, a tiny board for developers designed to bring powerful computer vision technology to cheap and easy-to-make prototypes.
Aug 16, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Intel announces Project Euclid, a compact RealSense module that brings cameras, motion sensors, and onboard communications to robots   —  Among other announcements today, including a new VR reference design and a partnership with Microsoft to bring mixed reality to the mainstream …
Aug 16, 2016, 2:55 PMIn context

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