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Kickstarter Needs Better Ways To Sanity-Check Complex Hardware Projects, Says Zano Review

kickstarter_blog At the back end of last year, it emerged that crowdfunding platform Kickstarter had commissioned a freelance journalist to report on the collapse of a high profile U.K.-based drone project that was also the highest funded European project on its platform. The Zano review has now been published… Read More

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Natasha Lomas

January 21st

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HTC Denies Reports It Will Spin Its VR Business Into A Standalone Company

vive Virtual reality is becoming a major focus for struggling smartphone maker HTC, but not so major that it will spin out its VR business into a standalone company. Read More

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Jon Russell

January 19th

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Toshiba To Cut 7,800 Jobs, Forecasts Record $4.5 Billion Loss

Toshiba Just in time for CES, consumer electronics giant Toshiba announced another wave of layoffs. This time, the company plans to axe 6,800 jobs in the consumer electronics business. It represents around 30 percent of the consumer electronics division, or 3 percent of Toshiba’s workforce. In addition to these cuts, 1,000 people in the corporate staff will also lose their job as part of an… Read More

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Romain Dillet

December 22nd

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Following Patent Deal, Every Time Apple Sells An iPhone, Ericsson Gets A Bit Of Money

ericsson-hq-08 Telecommunications infrastructure company Ericsson just announced that it has reached an agreement with Apple over an ongoing patent dispute. For the next seven years, Apple will pay a fraction of its iPhone and iPad profit to Ericsson in royalties. Read More

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Romain Dillet

December 21st

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Following Patent Deal, Every Time Apple Sells An iPhone, Ericsson Gets A Bit Of Money

ericsson-hq-08 Telecommunications infrastructure company Ericsson just announced that it has reached an agreement with Apple over an ongoing patent dispute. For the next seven years, Apple will pay a fraction of its iPhone and iPad profit to Ericsson in royalties. Read More

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Romain Dillet

December 21st

Apple

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From Half-Baked To Overcooked — The “Revolutionary” Evolution Of Crowdfunding

14676804079_cd5ca6e079_k The ratio of overcooked concepts to ideas that might genuinely be called ‘revolutionary’ has long been skewed on crowdfunding platforms, but when a “founder” is pitching a “revolutionary” sponge holder with a straight face a line has surely been crossed. Read More

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Natasha Lomas

December 19th

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Tesla Recalls Every Model S Ever Sold Over Single-Time Seatbelt Issue In Europe

tesla-earnings Shares of Tesla, an electric car company and Silicon Valley darling, are down several points today on news that the company will recall every Model S sedan over a seatbelt issue uncovered in a single incident in Europe. The recall includes nearly 90,000 cars. Tesla stressed in an email to customers — pasted below — that it does not know of any other Model S cars with the same issue. Read More

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Alex Wilhelm

November 20th

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Apple Said To Be Developing a Person-to-Person Payment Service

According to a new report, Apple is said to be in discussion with banks to build a person-to-person payment system that would allow people to transfer money between phones without the need for cards or checks.

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Jamie Condliffe

November 12th

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Three Men Charged With Widespread Hacking, Including Huge JP Morgan Hit

Last year it came to light that roughly half of the households in America had their JPMorgan Chase accounts compromised. Now, over a year later, three mean have been charged with widespread hacks that include the sustained financial attack.

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Jamie Condliffe

November 11th

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Banks Should Prepare For The Internet Of Things

shutterstock_302406614 It is widely acknowledged that the Internet of Things (IoT) will have a huge impact on nearly every industry, and financial services is no exception. Gartner estimates that connected devices will reach an installed base of 25 billion units by 2020, with an annual compound growth rate of 35.2 percent from 2013-2020. Read More

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Christoffer O. Hernæs

November 10th

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