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Nokia & Xiaomi sign business collaboration and patent agreements, NVIDIA partners in AI with Baidu, and Snapchat breaks the “no links” rule

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Amazon Echo gets a screen with Echo Show, Snapchat adds new creative tools, and earnings from Yelp & Nvidia

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Netflix ditches five-star ratings, New figures on Uber’s anonymous division, and Qualcomm rebrands its processors

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Apple launches iOS 10.2, live video comes to Instagram, Bill Gates launches a new fund to fight climate change, and more

TechSummit Rewind #006: January 6th, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Rewind, which allows you to hit rewind on the tech news wire. NPR receiver receives closed-captioned emergency alerts for the hearing-impaired This first iteration of a standalone box for closed-captioning  is intended for emergency relief organizations like FEMA, NPR and its partners for testing in the Gulf states. The…

TechSummit Rewind #005: January 5th, 2014

Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Rewind, which (usually) can be seen every Saturday right here. Lenovo gives ‘portable’ all-in-ones another shot with 27-inch Horizon 2 In addition to announcing a slew of laptops, tablets and convertibles (more on that in a moment), Lenovo also unveiled a trio of Windows 8 all-in-ones at CES 2014….

NVIDIA files complaints against Samsung, Qualcomm for infringing GPU patents

NVIDIA has announced the filing of complaints against Samsung and Qualcomm at the International Trade Commission and U.S. District Court in Delaware, alleging that the companies are both infringing on NVIDIA’s GPU patents covering technologies including programmable shading, unified shaders and multi-threaded parallel processing. Samsung products identified include the following: Galaxy Note Edge Galaxy Note…

NVIDIA’s Tegra K1 aims to transform Chromebooks

When NVIDIA looks at entering new markets, the company likes to move into areas “where we can innovate and where our products can help solve hard problems. The Acer Chromebook 13 helps the chipmaker achieve both. The Acer Chromebook 13 is the industry’s first Chromebook with the company’s Tegra K1 processor. It offers customers “unmatched…

Ubisoft and NVIDIA form ‘alliance’ to give PC gamers a visual edge

Today, Ubisoft and NVIDIA announced a new alliance to offer PC gamers the best gaming experiences possible for Ubisoft’s biggest upcoming titles, including Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Watch Dogs. NVIDIA’s Developer Technology Team is working closely with Ubisoft’s development studios on incorporating graphics technology innovations to create game…

NVIDIA Shield Now Has Open Source Software Support

NVIDIA has released the open-source code developers and modders can use to customize SHIELD’s entire operating system. If you’re not content with what SHIELD can do out of the box, NVIDIA invites you to build out the SHIELD’s capabilities any way you wish. However, NVIDIA’s warranty policy does allow them to reject returns if a…