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Newsletter Archive: 2014

Review: Siri-Like Cortana Fills Windows Phone Gap
With the new Cortana virtual assistant, Windows catches up with Apple's iOS and Google's Android in a major way. Microsoft takes some of the best parts of Apple's and Google's virtual assistants and adds a few useful tools of its own. [...]
Date: 04-14-2014


Apple's Jony Ive Seeks Product Inspiration In Unlikely Places
Apple's design guru Jony Ive sat down with John Aldridge, for Time/The Sunday Times for a lengthy interview and profile, and while the article doesn't really expose any secrets of the longstanding icon of consumer product creation, it does reveal some oh the [...]
Date: 03-17-2014


Google Shoots For Wearables Dominance With SDK
Google has sold "millions" of Chromecasts, plans to launch in more countries in ...Mobile [...]
Date: 03-10-2014


Many new phones coming, but Samsung hogs limelight
Samsung Gear 2, Fitbit Force, small Windows tablets, and HTC One [...]
Date: 02-24-2014


HTC hopes cheaper phones will save it from chronic losses
HTC Re-Focuses On Midrange Hardware As Losses Mount For Second Straight ...Android [...]
Date: 02-10-2014


Microsoft's CEO Pick: a Safe Choice, With Edge
Satya Nadella, the 22-year company veteran Microsoft directors are said to be negotiating with to succeed Steve Balmer as CEO. Bloomberg News. Microsoft Corp.'s MSFT +2.66% Microsoft Corp. U.S.: Nasdaq $37.84 +0.98 +2.66% Jan. 31, 2014 4:00 pm [...]
Date: 02-03-2014


Google buying artificial intelligence startup DeepMind
LONDON -- Google (GOOG) says that it has purchased the British startup DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company founded by a 37-year old former chess prodigy and computer game designer. The American tech giant's London office confirmed a deal [...]
Date: 01-27-2014


Some Microsoft Surface Pro 2 users report a firmware fix rolling out
Summary: The fix for a faulty firmware update for Microsoft's second-generation, Intel-based Surface Pro 2 tablets may be starting to roll out, according to some users. Mary Jo Foley. By Mary Jo Foley for All About Microsoft [...]
Date: 01-20-2014


Chevy Silverado snags North American Truck of the Year
DETROIT -- The redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was named North American Truck of the Year here today at the opening press days for the North American International Auto Show. The North American Car and Truck of the Year jury voted it best among [...]
Date: 01-13-2014


CES 2014: What's ahead for Monday in Vegas
Greetings from Las Vegas and the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show! The show doesn't officially begin until Tuesday, but many firms are raring to go to show off their wares for the media. More tech stories [...]
Date: 01-06-2014