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Ina Fried / Recode:
US Consumer Product Safety Commission says it is working with Samsung to announce a formal Galaxy Note7 recall soon, urges consumers to stop using the phones   —  The Consumer Product Safety Commission says people should not use or charge the tablets, whose batteries have been linked to a fire risk.
Sep 9, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Intel is buying Movidius, a startup with about 180 employees that makes vision chips for drones and virtual reality   —  It's the latest in a string of acquisitions for the chip giant.  —  Intel announced late Monday that it is buying Movidius, a small chipmaker that makes computer vision processors used …
Sep 6, 2016, 2:05 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Samsung will begin exchanging Galaxy Note7 devices in US as early as next week and provide $25 credit to those who stick with Samsung smartphones   —  Hoping to hang on to customers, the company will offer a $25 credit as well.  —  Aiming to stem defections resulting from its Galaxy Note 7 recall …
Sep 2, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Apple's iPhone event will be on September 7 in San Francisco   —  It's at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium.  —  Apple has finally made it official, sending out invites for a Sept. 7 event to debut the latest iPhone.  —  “See you on the 7th,” Apple said non-descriptively in the invitation for the event …
Aug 29, 2016, 12:17 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
White House proposing new federal rules letting foreign entrepreneurs with $345K+ in US funding remain in country for 5 years; no congressional approval needed   —  The move, which won't require congressional approval, allows people to stay up to five years, provided their startup has significant U.S. investment.
Aug 26, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
LG will use Intel factories to start making its own mobile chips using 10-nanometer technology that will debut in 2017   —  The move could be a blow to Qualcomm.  —  Korean phone maker LG, which has largely relied on processors from Qualcomm, plans to start making a new generation of homegrown mobile chips using Intel factories.
Aug 16, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Intel is acquiring deep-learning company Nervana Systems, the first big exit for Andy Rubin's Playground Global; a source says the deal is valued at $400M+   —  The chip giant is betting that machine learning is going to be a big deal in the data center.  —  Intel is snapping …
Aug 9, 2016, 4:09 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Microsoft launches Pix, a free camera app for the iPhone that uses AI to enhance photos   —  Born in the company's research labs, Microsoft Pix focuses on taking better pictures of people.  —  Don't look now, but Microsoft is becoming a serious player in the world of iPhone apps.
Jul 27, 2016, 10:45 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Microsoft to split chief operating officer duties between five executives as current COO Kevin Turner leaves   —  Turner had served as head of Microsoft's sales team for the past 11 years.  —  Kevin Turner, the former Walmart executive who has led Microsoft's sales team for the past 11 years …
Jul 7, 2016, 9:20 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
Apple clarifies differential privacy will be opt-in for iOS 10; data collected for user-added local dictionary words, emojis, deep links, lookup hints in notes   —  “Differential privacy” is Apple's way of collecting data without being totally creepy.  —  After years of touting itself …
Jun 24, 2016, 1:30 PMIn context

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