Category Archives: Business

This e-ink watch can change its design at the touch of a button

As reported by Engadget. by Aaron Souppouris It’s not like we haven’t seen e-ink watches before, but we’ve never seen one quite like this. FES Watch uses e-paper not only for its face, but its entire strap, allowing the wearer … Continue reading

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The Server Needs To Die To Save The Internet

As reported on TechCrunch. by Natasha Lomas    Do we have the Internet we deserve? There’s an argument to say that yes, we absolutely do. Given web users’ general reluctance to pay for content. We are of course, paying. Just not with … Continue reading

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Thiel Fellow’s Elegant Sleep Tracker, Sense, Crushes Kickstarter With $120K In A Few Hours

As reported on TechCrunch. by Kim-Mai Cutler   When I first took a look at Sense, a smart sleep sensor launching today on Kickstarter, it reminded me of two things. Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium and Google’s old, discontinued Nexus Q product. “Those are two … Continue reading

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Dropbox for Business lets you limit your coworkers’ access to shared files

As reported on Engadget. BY JON FINGAS Dropbox for Business is good for collaborating on files stored in the cloud, but it hasn’t had fine-grained permission control — not great if you have a sensitive project you’d rather notshare with the folks in … Continue reading

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Why Tesla Motors can’t sell cars in most of the United States

As reported on Engadget. BY BEN GILBERT  Tesla Motors makes beautiful, quality electric automobiles. Don’t just take it from us;Consumer Reports rated the Tesla Model S the “best overall” car in its 2014 Top Picks report (which includes all non-electric cars as well). Yet, despite Tesla CEO Elon … Continue reading

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Microsoft cuts 18,000 jobs as part of its largest layoff ever

Asd reported on Engadget BY MATT BRIAN Microsoft today announced that it’s cutting 18,000 jobs, the biggest round of layoffs in its history, as part of ongoing restructuring efforts. In a release, the company says that Nokia’s Devices and Services business, … Continue reading

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Toyota’s first hydrogen car is priced to go head-to-head with Tesla

As reported on Engadget. BY SHARIF SAKR  Sure, Elon Musk is giving away Tesla patents, but don’t be surprised if more established manufacturers politely decline his offer. Instead of batteries and electric charging stations, players like General Motors, Mercedes, Honda and Toyota … Continue reading

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This is Harley-Davidson’s first electric motorcycle

As reported on The Verge. By Aaron Souppouris Meet Project LiveWire America’s foremost bike manufacturer is leaving a century of tradition behind with the all-electric Project LiveWire, and it’s inviting the public to help test it. While the company is being coy … Continue reading

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Puppet Labs Raises $40M More To Take Its IT Automation Business Global

As reported on TechCrunch. by Ingrid Lunden Puppet Labs, whose IT automation software is used by the likes of Google, Twitter, Salesforce and AT&T among 18,000 others, is today announcing another $40 million in venture backing, money that it will be investing in … Continue reading

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BlackBerry steadies the ship but smartphone sales continue to evaporate

As reported on Engadget. BY MATT BRIAN  BlackBerry’s plan to cut costs and shift to services is starting to pay dividends. While the company’s latest financial earnings report shows it’s still suffering losses, they aren’t as bad as expected. It certainly wasn’t thanks … Continue reading

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