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Apple Using M7 Motion Processor For Indoor Positioning With iOS 8

Apple has added a trick to its CoreLocation set of geopositioning tools in iOS 8, 9to5Mac has noticed, and that will make it possible for venue owners to build indoor positioning systems into software tied to their facilities. iOS 8 adds the M7 processor and iPhone motion sensors to the …

Quip now lets you do full-text search on mobile-friendly documents

Watch out, Microsoft Word and Google Docs.<p>Startup Quip has introduced a slew of features that make its mobile-friendly word-processing app easier to use.<p>Now it’s possible to run smart but simple full-text searches that rifle through documents and chat messages on all of your devices. And search …

Re/cap: 10 Things You Missed at Day Two of the Code Conference

From Mary Meeker in the morning to a timely evening session with Apple's Eddy Cue and Beats' Jimmy Iovine.<p>The second day of the inaugural <b>Code Conference</b> was a busy one, with a full slate of more than a dozen speakers from around the industry. It featured Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue, Beats …

iTunes head Cue and Beats' Iovine: Apple will put Beats on steroids

Beats is about to get a big injection of steroids from Apple.<p>Eddy Cue, Apple's head of iTunes, and Beats co-founder Jimmy Iovine, talked about the reasoning behind Apple's plan to buy Beats and gave hints about what the two companies could do together.<p>"It's about music," Cue said Wednesday during …

Data cleaner Trifacta raises a $25M series C round

Trifacta, a startup focused on getting raw data into shape so data scientists, analysts or whomever can get started analyzing it, has raised $25 …

ExtraHop Raises $41M Series C Round For Its Real-Time IT Analytics Service

Seattle-based ExtraHop, a service that offers real-time analytics based on analyzing data right off the wire instead of using software that runs on the server, today announced that it has raised a $41 million Series C round led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). While TCV may not be a …

YouTube reveals which US internet providers are best and worst at streaming

Starting today, internet providers in the United States will finally be held to account for lackluster YouTube streaming speeds. Google has brought its Video Quality Report — first launched in Canada at the start of this year — to the US, and is now ranking ISPs like Cablevision and Verizon FiOS …

Woz on Beats: Apple's 'getting back to some cool roots'

Steve Jobs never did a deal as big as Beats, but another Steve -- Wozniak, that is -- thinks the acquisition could be a smart move for Apple.<p>It "sounds good for Apple [to be] getting back to some cool roots," the Apple co-founder said in an email to CNET.<p>However, he did voice some concerns about …