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How the internet of things could bring levity to HTC

Unlike LG, Samsung or Motorola, HTC did not have much of a handset legacy before the smartphone. Indeed, some of the company’s notable early projects …

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The Day Google Had to 'Start Over' on Android

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed.<p>In 2005, on Google’s sprawling, college-like campus, the most secret and ambitious of many, many teams was Google’s own smartphone effort—the Android project. …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

Peggle 2 launches Dec. 9 for Xbox One

PopCap will release its downloadable puzzle title, <i>Peggle 2</i>, on Dec. 9 for Xbox One, VentureBeat reports.<p><i>Peggle 2</i> will feature similar gameplay to its predecessor, with players trying to destroy pegs. In <i>Peggle 2</i>, different colored pegs have different effects. Orange pegs, for example, will make it …

Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm

In 2002 Stephen Wolfram released <i>A New Kind of Science</i> and immediately unleashed a firestorm of wonder, controversy, and criticism as the British-born scientist, programmer, and entrepreneur overturned conventional ideas on how to pursue knowledge. Earlier this month, he teased something with the …

Tech Interns Confess To The Most Disastrous Mistakes They Ever Made

<b>Skip directly to the confessions ></b><p>Among the people who have answered the question are former interns at Facebook, Microsoft and AIG.<p>Their confessions include being rude to Mark Zuckerberg's wife, burning down an office building, and accidentally turning off the internet across large stretches of …

Is Google building a hulking floating data center in SF Bay?

SAN FRANCISCO -- Something big and mysterious is rising from a floating barge at the end of Treasure Island, a former Navy base in the middle of San Francisco Bay. And Google's fingerprints are all over it.<p>It's unclear what's inside the structure, which stands about four stories high and was made …

Tesco Revolutionizes Retail And Gears Up For 'Battleground Of The Future'

Tesco, one of the world’s leading retailers, is blending in-store technologies and new digital services to create a retail shopping experience that is unlike anything consumers have known.<p>Having already invested in demand forecasting and supply chain capabilities, Tesco is developing innovative …