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08.28.15
Tencent's kids smartwatch is both cute and connected
08.28.15

Tencent's kids smartwatch is both cute and connected

While there are already a handful of connected wearables for kids in the market, here's one with a...

By R. Lai,   08.28.15
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08.13.15
Facebook axed internship for student who exposed location flaw
08.13.15

Facebook axed internship for student who exposed location flaw

Facebook withdrew an offer of an internship to a Harvard student who exposed a serious privacy flaw in Messenger.

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07.28.15
Tell Android to send your texts through apps like WhatsApp or WeChat
07.28.15

Tell Android to send your texts through apps like WhatsApp or WeChat

Android's voice commands let you dictate messages to send through non-Google messaging apps.

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07.14.15
Google's Eddystone serves up location-based info via Bluetooth beacons
07.14.15

Google's Eddystone serves up location-based info via Bluetooth beacons

Using low-energy Bluetooth beacons to serve up location-based info to customers isn't a new develo...

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07.08.15
Google Maps for iOS can share places on Facebook
07.08.15

Google Maps for iOS can share places on Facebook

There might be a time when you quickly need to share your location on Facebook to make sure at lea...

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06.10.15
Google voice search knows where you are and responds appropriately
06.10.15

Google voice search knows where you are and responds appropriately

One of the biggest problems with voice search is that, for consistent results, you have to use spe...

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06.04.15
Facebook Messenger only shares your location when you tell it to
06.04.15

Facebook Messenger only shares your location when you tell it to

Sharing your location with the person you're chatting with in Facebook Messenger isn't a new featu...

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05.22.15
Mapping project catalogs Instagram sunrises from around the world
05.22.15

Mapping project catalogs Instagram sunrises from around the world

Have you noticed the wealth of sunrise and sunset photos on Instagram? Michelle Chandra certainly...

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03.27.15
DARPA is working on something way better than GPS
03.27.15

DARPA is working on something way better than GPS

When your location marker on Google Maps is pinging all over the place, it's usually due to temper...

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