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There are plenty of services today that will let you make a voice call from your PC, but Jibe wants to make the browser a seamless extension of your mobile phone -- and not just for voice. Jibe Mobile is using WebRTC to put your mobile phone in your browser originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Provo, Utah–based sales automation company InsideSales has always been interested in applying data analysis to mountains of sales data. After delivering on this mission last year, the company is now ramping up its efforts to predict who salespeople should call and when. This company says it can fix the sales process using lots of data science, and even more data originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Warrant canaries -- which tech companies are using to tell people that the government is NOT using secret orders -- are the new frontline in the legal fight over surveillance. Are “warrant canaries” legal? Twitter wants to save tech’s warning signal of government spying originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Ubuntu users can now stream movies and TV shows from Netflix without any workarounds, as long as they have Google's Chrome browser installed. Netflix arrives on Linux, if you use Chrome originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Standards formation is a messy business, and that's proving true for the internet of things, as Broadcom leaves Intel's Open Interconnect Consortium after a disagreement over IP. It’s an IoT standards shakeup as Broadcom dumps Intel’s Open Interconnect Consortium originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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We’re pleased to announce the following companies who have won a spot in this year’s Garage@Connect. Some will be launching at the show, while others will be showing off finished products. You should check them all out. Want to see who’s hot on the connected scene? Check out Garage@Connect originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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In this Gigaom Research webinar, the panel will discuss how the multi-cluster approach can be implemented in real systems, and whether and how it can be made to work. The panel will also talk about best practices for implementing the approach in organizations. Join Gigaom Research and our sponsor WANdisco on October 15. Gigaom Research webinar: Apache Hadoop: Is one cluster enough? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Although the number of new subscribers to the site has fallen, Daily Dish founder Andrew Sullivan says he now has a stable base of about 30,000 subscribers paying a total of close to $1 million a year Andrew Sullivan’s Daily Dish sees new signups fall, but revenue holding steady at about $1M originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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HTC's 13-megapixel Eye camera is headed to a version of the aluminum-bodied One M8 in China. The HTC One M8 is getting a 13-megapixel front-facing camera, but only in China originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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I used to restore backups from old iPhones to new ones each year. Not any more. I figured out some time ago that there's actually a few benefits to setting up the new iPhone from scratch. Four reasons I don’t restore a backup to new iPhones originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Google's new European transparency report gives everyone a much clearer picture of how the company is handling requests for privacy-based de-linking -- and how complex the whole situation is. Well done, Google: Company’s new stats give good insight into “right to be forgotten” complexity originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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The White House appears to be providing the FCC with fresh political cover in the event the agency decides to defy the cable industry and impose net neutrality rules. Obama pans internet fast lanes, as calls increase to treat broadband as “public utility” originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Interested in astrophotography and want to help crowdsourced amateur astronomy? Check out the Ultrascope, a 3D printed telescope that acts your own personal observatory and captures celestial imagery with a 41 megapixel smartphone camera. You can travel the stars with this 3D printed telescope and a Lumia 1020 phone originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Harvest Automation's robots are excellent at picking up and moving plants. Its next robot will apply the same skills to warehouses and e-commerce, where there are plenty of other goods waiting to be moved around. Harvest Automation is planning its first robot that will work outside of agriculture originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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1 day only. Join 800+ attendees and 80+ high-profile technology exhibitors on Thursday, November 13 at Telx MarketplaceLIVE West. This is a great opportunity to network with technology thought leaders and c-level executives from global enterprises and start-ups in the Cloud, Media, Financial, and Telecommunications industries. Sponsored post: Connect. Explore. Learn. MarketplaceLIVE West, Nov. 13 originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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The hackers are claiming that a searchable database will soon go live, featuring hundreds of thousands of images that the senders hoped were self-destructing. Thousands of Snapchat images may have been hacked via a third-party image-saving service originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Remember that crazy Russian law forcing any web service that handles Russians’ personal data to store it in Russian data centers? The one that’s annoyed the U.S. and may lead to Twitter, Facebook and Google being blocked in Russia? So that’s still happening, but an even […] Russia reportedly hits brakes on plan to bring forward local data storage mandate originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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We bring you the details of Tesla's Model D launch, like price, functions, performance and the tech behind the autopilot. The important details of Tesla’s Model D & how autopilot works originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Our live coverage from Tesla's D event! Doors to the event open at 7pm PT, but I'm expecting everything to get going around 8pm PT. Live blog: Tesla’s mysterious “D” unveiling originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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81 million iTunes users "experienced" U2's latest album, according to Apple VP Eddy Cue. But how many of those experiences were voluntary? 26 million iTunes users have downloaded U2’s free album. But how many deleted it again? originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella put his whole leg in his mouth Thursday at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event in Phoenix, suggesting that women who don’t ask for raises are actually more likely to get them because of “karma.” Selena Larson from ReadWrite […] If you’re a woman working at Microsoft, this is a good week to ask for a raise originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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The world is mad for Oculus Rift, but not so much its competitors. Vrvana announced today that it is canceling its Kickstarter campaign a week before its close after raising roughly half of its goal of $313,000. Vrvana said in an email it will focus on […] Vrvana ditches its developer kit to focus on a consumer virtual reality headset originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Lenovo will start selling an entertainment focused tablet with top-end specifications and a built-in pico projector. Lenovo stuck a projector into a 13-inch tablet originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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Symantec's division comes just days after Hewlett-Packard and eBay did the same. It's clear that big tech companies are streamlining themselves to please their shareholders. Symantec splits itself into two companies, with one focussing on security and the other on data management originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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The person leading Facebook's anonymity app development think that dark horse Yik Yak is "the real tech story," not Secret or Ello. Based on this deleted Josh Miller tweet, Yik Yak may have inspired Facebook’s new anonymity app originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…

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