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Jeans maker Levi's will partner with Google to weave the Internet into textiles, transforming sweaters, jackets and jeans into a new kind of mobile device. Scientist and product designer Ivan Poupyrev from Google's Advanced Technology and Projects group, or ATAP, and a Levi's fashion designer ...
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GoPro's durable little cameras are already common accessories on drones, so it only makes sense that the popular hardware company would move on to making … drones. CEO Nick Woodman announced Wednesday at tech media site Recode's Code Conference that GoPro would begin its foray into new products, ...
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The Obama administration is getting some flak on the Interwebs after it weighed in on a topic near and dear to the hearts of computer programmers: whether APIs can be copyrighted. The Justice Department sided with Oracle in the company's long-running fight against Google over Java, ...
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DocuSign on Wednesday announced a new investment from Dell and Intel Capital, nudging the startup's funding ever higher. The investment brings San Francisco-based DocuSign's total Series F to more than $278 million, and its total funding since its 2003 founding to $508 million.
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One of the more interesting venture firms in Silicon Valley — one with a (gasp!) social conscience — has raised a $600 million fund to back startups working on healthcare, personal finance and education. As Fortune reported in an exclusive feature last week, Social + Capital Partnership recently ...
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Most Americans value privacy in their online and offline lives but feel they have little control over it, a new report by Pew Research Center says. In addition, they don't have much trust that their information will stay secure, and want more limits on government collection of data as well as ...
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Nvidia is getting into the digital set-top box game. But you may not realize it when you see the company's new product: the Shield. That's because the graphics chip maker is essentially marketing the new box as a game machine. But unlike other game machines, this one runs on the Android TV ...
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Twitter appears to be flexing its muscle when it comes to abusive and threatening tweets. Over the weekend, the social network suspended a Twitter account belonging to Charles C. Johnson, the far-right blogger, according to Mashable. In recent months, Twitter has stepped up its enforcement of ...
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Uber continues to make headlines, and often for questionable reasons. This time, the news is that the San Francisco-based ride-sharing startup, valued at north of $41 billion, has been picking off engineers right and left from Carnegie Mellon University's cutting-edge robotics center.
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Apple leads the tech industry when it comes to shifting to using renewable energy, according to a new report from the environmental group Greenpeace. Despite its rapid growth over the past 12 months, Apple has managed to continue powering its data centers with 100 percent renewable energy in the ...
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