Jazmin Gonzalez

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Why Tesla & SolarCity’s planned factories are quite different

Tesla and SolarCity might both be building what they’re calling “gigafactories” — huge, industry-disrupting manufacturing plants — but the strategies …

New technique could boost internet speeds tenfold

Researchers at Aalborg University, MIT and Caltech have developed a new mathematically-based technique that can boost internet data speeds by up to …

Cybersecurity

Companies have a tricky new way to track your movement across the web

Researchers at Princeton and Belgium's KU Leuven have uncovered a new web-tracking method that's nearly impossible to block. It's called "canvas fingerprinting," and can potentially follow users between sites even if they've disabled more conventional methods like cookies and aren't logged into …

Apple Launches 'iTunes Pass' at Japanese Stores, Enabling Customers to Refill iTunes Credit With Passbook [Updated]

Apple today debuted its new iTunes Pass service in its Japanese retail stores, allowing customers to purchase iTunes Store credit directly without the need for physical gift cards, reports <i>9to5Mac</i>.<p>A photo about the feature from Apple's Japanese website (Google Translate)<p>To use the service, customers …

HTC loses two top executives -- report

Smartphone maker HTC, which has watched its revenue slide and competition mount, is losing two executives, according to Bloomberg.<p>HTC Chief Marketing Officer Ben Ho has resigned and will be replaced by Chairwoman Cher Wang, Bloomberg reported Tuesday, citing people who claim to have knowledge of …

Rumor: iWatch Will Come in Two Sizes – Larger Model to Include Sapphire Glass Option

- Jul 15, 2014<p>The latest iWatch rumor is fresh off the rumor mill in the Far East, and this one says Apple will release its wearable device in two …

Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh standard for the smart home

Samsung, ARM, Nest and four other companies have gotten together to build a new radio standard for the smart home. Dubbed Thread, it is a low-power, …

Google's Play Store is getting a big, visually intensive makeover

Many would argue that the Google Play Store for Android is useful in its current form, but pretty? Not so much. However, there are now signs that it's going to be much better-looking -- if not necessarily more functional. <i>Android Police</i> has obtained a wealth of screenshots hinting at a big Play …

Apple Facing Production Issues with iPhone 6 as 5.5-Inch Version May Be Delayed Until 2015

The launch of Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed into 2015 as Apple's production issues with the smaller 4.7-inch version will likely carry over into the larger model, according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.<p>Production bottlenecks on 4.7-inch iPhone 6 center on the …

REPORT: Apple Has A Secret Partnership To Make Battery Life A Lot Better

Apple is rumored to be working with Intelligent Energy, a fuel-cell firm that could enable Apple's devices to last "days or even weeks," according to a Daily Mail report .<p>Consumer technology is a major facet of Intelligent Energy's business. "Our technology can be sized to suit your requirements …

Batteries

Chat App Wiper Deletes Conversations in One Click

Mobile messaging is the hot topic of this year — thanks to a few big acquisitions — but what can help a contender from standing out from the rest of the field? How about a privacy button that permanently removes all traces of a conversation with a single click?<p>That’s the formula behind Wiper, a new …

Google prepares modular phone dev kits (but your idea had better be good)

If you're a developer eager to start tinkering with Google's Project Ara modular phone technology as quickly as possible, it's time to get in line. The company has started taking requests for test boards; if you fill out the form before July 18th and meet Google's expectations, you could have …

In Europe, Google Stumbles Between Free Speech And Privacy

Google is trying to make sense of a sweeping decision about the Internet. In May, the European Court of Justice ruled that people have the right to be forgotten. That is, if you don't like something about you that pops up on a Google search, you can make Google hide that result.<p>The top court left a …

Microsoft's New CEO Says He Wants to Learn From Google

ASPEN — Microsoft's energetic new hope Satya Nadella is still in his honeymoon period, judging by the warm reception he got at the Fortune Brainstorm …

Google Now Warns In Search Results when a Page Won't Load

Google will now indicate when a page listed in its search results won’t load properly on your device. For instance, if a site requires Adobe Flash you’ll see the following message on your iPhone, iPad or Android device running version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher:<p>It’s a small change, but one that …

Android Wear: the good, the bad and the fixable with apps

Google’s launch of brand new Android software for wearables, first seen running on a few smartwatches, finally means that wearable technology has a solid lowest common denominator.<p>Until now, no two wearable devices ran the same software, which meant apps and services for one smartwatch wouldn’t run …

Microsoft won't let you set Google as default search on some new Lumias

Microsoft has disabled an option to set Google as the default search engine on some of its latest Lumia Windows Phones. The option is currently supported on the majority of Nokia's Lumia devices, thanks to an advanced setting in Internet Explorer on Windows Phone 8.0. Microsoft acquired Nokia’s …

Xiaomi to Launch Mi 3 Smartphone in India on July 22

Xiaomi will launch its flagship Mi 3 smartphone in India on July 22. The Android handset will be sold for Rs 13,999 (roughly $230 USD) exclusively through Flipkart; starting today, customers can register online to buy the device on the day of its release.<p>India could be a huge market for the Chinese …