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Android this week: Software updates for all; Android Wear apps; Better battery life

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Google(s goog) hasn’t been sitting idle since its developer event last week. Instead, it has started to push an update to …

VMware's Famous Engineer Is Now A VC And He's Looking To Fund Two Kinds Of Startups

That engineer, Steve Herrod, joined General Catalyst. At the time, his departure was considered a big loss for his former company where he was CTO. At VMware, he helped win a bidding war and purchased a tiny startup named Nicira for a $1.26 billion.<p>Buying Nicira put VMware on a collision course …

Six Things You Should Know About Amazon's Drones

Amazon has asked the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for an exemption from rules prohibiting the use of drones for commercial purposes. With this request, the company has signaled that they are serious about transitioning the idea of thirty minute Prime Air deliveries from concept to …

Amazon teases mysterious 3D device unveiling this month

Amazon today announced that it will unveil a “new device” on June 18.<p>Alongside today’s announcement, Amazon shared a teaser video that seemingly backs up past rumors that the company is developing 3D hardware.<p>“It moved with me,” said one person using the device in Amazon’s promotional video …

Microsoft says it would love to work with Apple to bring iMessage support to Windows

Over the past few months, Snapchat has been facing the consequences of a controversial redesign. Today, a new survey shows just how much that redesign has affected the public’s perception of Snapchat, but the company is also starting to rollout some changes to its app’s design…<p>expand full …

Apple Watch

Inside the Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Intel keeps things humming

Intel, Microsoft partnered for the internal design of Surface Pro 3, resulting in power-efficient and powerful internals.<p>The Surface Pro 3 is a snapshot of state-of-the-art Intel technology as much as it is a Microsoft tour de force.<p>On Tuesday, Microsoft's Panos Panay, general manager of the …

Computer Hardware

Hacker who helped feds gets no more time in prison

NEW YORK (AP) — A computer hacker who helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets and …

A Wind Turbine Inside A Floating Blimp Can Bring Power Anywhere

Designed to rise 1,000 feet in the air and deliver electricity to the ground, the Buoyant Airborne Turbine is a blimp on a mission.<p>Not all wind turbines are alike. While the great majority are large steel towers fixed to the ground, a few are shaped like gliders, kites, and blimps, and move around …

Renewable Energy