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Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Gartner: 389M smartphones were sold to end users in Q3, up 1.4% YoY, but market leader Samsung dropped 14% YoY to 73M units, now at 18.9% marketshare   —  The global smartphone market's continuing on a slow but steady uptick.  That's according to research firm Gartner, which today published …
Dec 3, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Jeremy Horwitz / VentureBeat:
Apple approves Indian telecom regulator's “TRAI DND - Do Not Disturb” app that lets users block unwanted phone calls and text messages, avoiding iPhone ban   —  Fed up with years of waiting for Apple to implement anti-spam measures for iPhones, India's telecom regulator TRAI threatened …
Nov 30, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context
Paul Sawers / VentureBeat:
Microsoft rolls out a search function, powered by Bing, for SwiftKey on Android in the US, UK, India, France, Canada, and elsewhere   —  Microsoft-owned mobile keyboard company SwiftKey is today rolling out a search feature for Android users that lets them browse the internet for content directly from within the keyboard.
Nov 29, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Tron, which acquired BitTorrent in July, says it will invest $100M in blockchain games over the next three years   —  BitTorrent owner Tron announced it will invest $100 million in blockchain games over the next three years.  —  San Francisco and Malta-based Tron wants to spur more innovation …
Nov 29, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Udacity says it will lay off 125 employees over the course of 2019 as part of a global restructuring plan and will close its Brazil office, losing 70 staff   —  Online education provider Udacity announced the layoff of 125 employees starting today and over the course of early 2019 as part …
Nov 28, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Interview with Atari CEO Frederic Chesnais on how the company has returned to profitability and paid off its debt ahead of a planned console launch in 2019   —  When Fred Chesnais took over the legendary Atari company in 2013, the new owners had about $34 million (30 million euros) in debt and about $1 million in revenue.
Nov 26, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Google Duplex, accessed via Assistant, is now rolling out to a small group of US Pixel owners in “select cities” to book restaurant reservations   —  Google Duplex-powered calls have finally arrived.  Sort of.  For some people.  —  A spokesperson confirmed to VentureBeat that Duplex …
Nov 21, 2018, 11:10 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Amazon opens up Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit to wearable makers, and Qualcomm debuts a $299 Smart Headset, an Amazon-approved reference design for Alexa on the go   —  Amazon today announced general availability for its mobile accessory kit, a toolkit to help manufacturers quickly add Alexa to their devices.
Nov 20, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Microsoft now supports standards-based FIDO2 security key devices, letting Windows 10 users access their Microsoft Account without entering username or password   —  Passwords aren't as effective a means as preventing account break-ins as they might seem.  Three out of four people use duplicate passwords …
Nov 20, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Khari Johnson / VentureBeat:
Google says Chromecasts can now sync audio with Google Home speakers and similar integrations are planned for Google Home Hub and LG Xboom WK9 in coming weeks   —  Google Home speakers and Chromecasts can now be included in a Home audio group for music, podcasts, or audiobooks, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email.
Nov 19, 2018, 5:25 PMIn context

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