Talking On Tablets On The Rise In Asia

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:42
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5229167497_af897bfb66_z The phone-sized tablet — aka the phablet — was born in Asia, so it’s fitting that the region is now apparently driving a trend for talking on even larger slabs of glass and plastic. Analyst IDC says tablets with a screen of 7 inches or larger are increasingly shipping with cellular voice capabilities — and getting increasing traction the Asia/Pacific region,… Read More


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Michael Halbherr Steps Down As CEO Of Here, Nokia’s Location And Mapping Division

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 0:48
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Screen Shot 2014-08-20 at 07.49.07 Yet more changes for Nokia, the Finnish wireless behemoth that was split apart earlier this year when Microsoft acquired its devices and services business for $7.2 billion. Michael Halbherr, an eight-year veteran of the company, is stepping down as the CEO of Here, Nokia’s mapping and location services division. Here is one of the only mobile-device assets that Nokia held on to in the… Read More

Make Your Own Lonely Electric Zoo Of One Using Wavepot

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 20:07
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Screen Shot 2014-08-19 at 4.07.01 PM Knob-twiddlers take note: Wavepot is a cool new way to program some hot EDM beats in the privacy of your bedroom/techno cave. Designed to be a live, programmable digital audio workstation (at this point it’s more of a digital signal processor), the website lets you program music and sound the way you’d program a web page or simple app. You set up the parameters, add various… Read More

New At Y Combinator: Startups Solving Huge Problems!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 20:00
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sam-altman6 During today’s YC Demo Day, there was a notable block among the startups presenting that didn’t give off the vibe we’re used to seeing at this kind of event in Silicon Valley: companies that are addressing real issues with big, bold solutions. We’re not talking about minor problems we all have — like burritos being too hard to get quickly — but issues that… Read More


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