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Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
HMD Global completes 10-year deal with Nokia to bring Nokia-branded devices to market; HMD says new smartphones are coming in the first half of 2017   —  It's been a rough decade or so for Nokia's smartphone business.  In 2011, then-CEO Stephen Elop famously described the company's situation as a …
Dec 1, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Sources: Intel planning large number of layoffs in New Devices Group, its wearables division   —  Update 11/19: Intel is denying that the company is stepping back from wearables, though has not directly commented on the layoff news.  Here is the company's statement in full,
Nov 18, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
AT&T customers will be able to send messages via Echo after Amazon adds the Send Message skill to Alexa on November 19   —  Alexa's on a quite a roll of late.  Amazon's AI assistant is adding new skills all the time, and this week the company's adding one of its highest profile partners.
Nov 17, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Microsoft Teams hands-on: clean UI manages a ton of information well; good integration with Microsoft services like Skype and support for third party tie-ins   —  Microsoft Teams throws a lot of you, right out of the gate.  That's because competitors like Slack already have a sizable head start …
Nov 2, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Microsoft debuts Surface Dial, a puck-like input device for Surface Studio that summons app options when on screen, free with Studio preorders, normally $99   —  Okay, this is cool.  Microsoft kind of powered past the Surface Dial in all of the pomp and circumstance around the new Creators Update version …
Oct 26, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
LeEco is launching LeEco Live, a US video service in partnership with MGM, Lionsgate, Vice, and publication partners Cosmopolitan and Esquire   —  After much pomp and circumstance around ecosystems and philosophy, LeEco finally debuted something new at today's massive press conference in San Francisco.
Oct 19, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Following reports that Samsung temporarily halted production of the Galaxy Note7, Samsung says it's temporarily “adjusting” its production schedule   —  This is probably about as close to a full confirmation of last night's reporting that Samsung has temporarily halting production of the Galaxy Note 7.
Oct 10, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Google's answer to Echo's “Skills” is Actions on Google; Assistant SDK opens to developers in December, supporting two kinds of actions: Direct and Conversation   —  On the face of it, today's big Google event in San Francisco was all about hardware, but let's be real here …
Oct 4, 2016, 2:32 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Sony says Xperia XZ available in the US from October 2 starting at $699, Xperia X Compact available September 25 starting at $499   —  If you reside in the Sates, it's probably best not to get your hopes up when it comes to Sony handsets.  Availability has been, at best, spotty.
Sep 24, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Brian Heater / TechCrunch:
Amazon's Fire HD 8 gets upgraded with Alexa integration, larger battery, more RAM and storage, starting at $90, available for preorder today, ships September 21   —  If I were Amazon, I would definitely lead with the whole $90 bit.  Granted, there are a few key upgrades to talk about here …
Sep 8, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context

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