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James Vincent / The Verge:
EU antitrust complaint against Android focuses on Google's prioritizing of its own services; Google says its business model keeps costs low, flexibility high   —  EU lodges formal antitrust complaint against Android  —  The European Union has notified Google of formal antitrust charges …
Apr 20, 2016, 5:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Google's updated version of TensorFlow allows for machine learning using distributed computing   —  Google has given its open-source machine learning software a big upgrade  —  Last November, Google opened up its in-house machine learning software TensorFlow, making the program that powers …
Apr 13, 2016, 1:12 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Apple is selling Microsoft Office 365 as an accessory for the iPad Pro   —  Apple wants the iPad Pro to replace Windows, and to convince customers it's bringing in a familiar face or two: Microsoft's Office Suite.  As part of the ordering process for the new iPad Pro, buyers are given the option …
Mar 24, 2016, 8:40 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Researchers create 5D data storage disc that holds up to 360 TBs, can withstand up to 1000 degrees C and last up to 13.8B years at room temperature   —  ‘Five-dimensional’ glass discs can store data for up to 13.8 billion years  —  Photographs fade, books rot, and even hard drives eventually fester.
Feb 21, 2016, 5:40 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
GSMA announces new eSIM specification for smartwatches, fitness trackers, and tablets; Samsung's Gear S2 Classic 3G will be first device to use the new standard   —  Samsung's Gear S2 has the first certified eSIM that lets you choose carriers  —  The day the physical SIM card disappears is slowly getting closer.
Feb 18, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Samsung starts pushing Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its devices, beginning with Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge today   —  Samsung starts Android Marshmallow update with Galaxy S6 today  —  Samsung is pushing the latest version of Google's Android operating system to its mobile devices from February 15th.
Feb 15, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Facebook's Free Basics service has been banned in India   —  Facebook's free-but-restricted internet service, Free Basics, has been banned in India after the country's national telecoms regulator ruled that the program and others like it infringe the principles of net neutrality.
Feb 8, 2016, 6:50 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Stanford law professor Barbara van Schewick releases 51-page brief concluding T-Mobile's Binge On violates FCC's Open Internet Rules   —  Stanford study: T-Mobile's Binge On is ‘likely illegal’  —  The debate over the potential harm of T-Mobile's Binge On continues, with a new study …
Jan 30, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Samsung begins rollout of Gear S2 Classic in China, coming soon to other regions, available in rose gold plate and platinum plate   —  Samsung's gold Gear S2 smartwatch ships for a fraction of the price of Apple's  —  It's apparently cheaper to buy a gold smartwatch from Samsung than it is from Apple.
Jan 25, 2016, 7:45 AMIn context
James Vincent / The Verge:
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Twitter submit evidence to UK legislative committee on Investigatory Powers Bill, warn of ramifications of spying if passed   —  Facebook, Microsoft, and Google say UK spying laws are ‘a step in the wrong direction’  —  America's biggest tech companies …
Jan 8, 2016, 7:05 AMIn context

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