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Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Does anyone know why Google bought Motorola?   —  The products weren't great and the patents overvalued — so what did that $12.5 billion actually buy?  —  Why did Google spend $12.5 billion dollars to purchase Motorola Mobility?  It's been nearly two years since the deal was announced …
Apr 29, 2013, 8:25 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Twitter gets a patent on... Twitter   —  Although Twitter famously has a pending patent on the familiar “pull-to-refresh” gesture, the company may have just acquired something more valuable: a patent on the Twitter messaging service itself.  The new patent issued today with Twitter founders Jack Dorsey …
Mar 19, 2013, 6:40 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Samsung weird: how a phone launch went from Broadway glitz to sexist mess   —  Surprise!  Corporate influence and ‘Sex and the City’ don't mix well  —  “While the ladies cool off, why don't you tell us about S Health?”  —  That line, uttered with complete sincerity, was the capstone …
Mar 19, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Mar 14, 2013, 7:05 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Apple's watch will run iOS and arrive later this year, say sources   —  Jony Ive wants a spot on your wrist  —  More details are emerging about Apple's forthcoming watch, which is targeted for release this year, according to aBloomberg report this morning and corroborated by our sources.
Mar 4, 2013, 9:35 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
First LG webOS TVs to launch in 2014 with revamped interface, but details still light   —  LG says webOS is a ‘gamechanger’ for TVs, but won't say why  —  LG's first TVs running webOS will launch in early 2014, possibly at CES.  That's the word from our sources, and loosely confirmed by LG VP …
Feb 26, 2013, 1:40 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
HP emerges as big winner in webOS sale, and LG doesn't rule out a phone   —  LG doesn't seem to know why it just bought webOS  —  HP will indeed sell key pieces of its webOS product and team to LG for use in smart TVs, but contrary to earlier leaked reports, the deal doesn't include the entire webOS portfolio.
Feb 25, 2013, 12:05 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Apple lowers 13-inch Macbook Pro with Retina display price to $1,499, speedbumps other Retina machines   —  Apple just lowered the price of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display: the starting model with 128GB of storage now costs $1,499, and the step-up model with 256GB of storage and a new …
Feb 13, 2013, 9:00 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Dell's downward spiral: 10 years of failed consumer devices   —  Things haven't gone so well since the Dell Dude split  —  It's no secret why Dell's struggling so badly it just took a $2b loan from Microsoft and bought itself back from shareholders to become a private company …
Feb 6, 2013, 10:15 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Pebble smartwatch review   —  Can Pebble make the first smartwatch for regular people?  —  The Pebble smartwatch is a lot more than just a watch — it's the latest attempt to turn your wrist into the launchpad for a wearable computing revolution.  It's also the preeminent symbol of the Kickstarter hardware revolution.
Jan 28, 2013, 9:20 PMIn context

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