OpenSignal uses crowdsourcing to measure 4G network quality today, but its plan is tap all of the sensors in the smartphone to collect data from our surroundings. It’s already started tracking weather. Qualcomm boosts its investment in OpenSignal’s phone sensor crowdsourcing tech originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by WPeMatico
Since the beginning of time — or at least since email was invented — most email services have required the use of non-accented characters from the Latin alphabet for each individual’s address. It’s inconvenient for those who don’t natively use that… Powered by WPeMatico
It’s good that Google Compute Engine is adding new zones to its existing US Central and Asia East data centers, but many want to see more regions come online. Google spiffs up Compute Engine with new zones but not new regions originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by WPeMatico
Love History Channel and Lifetime? Then you may be able to watch them on Dish’s upcoming internet TV service — but lots of details are still unclear. Dish’s upcoming internet TV service gets A+E content, but questions remain originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by WPeMatico
It’s safe to say Transport for London (TfL) is pushing hard to equip London’s bus and train networks with their fair share of tech. Not long after it announced the launch date for contactless payments on the Tube, it’s just confirmed that two of the… Powered by WPeMatico
The device is built to help drivers never take their eyes off the road–whether they are navigating or answering a call or text message. It will ship early next year. Navdy launches its dashboard heads up display to bring a bit of magic to driving originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered ...
We’ve seen companies take a few stabs at smartphone-savvy heads-up displays for cars, but they tend to be one-way devices — while they’ll feed you info, you still have to reach for your phone to answer a message or get directions. Navdy may just… Powered by WPeMatico
The ol’ Moto X will be learning some new tricks as a Motorola executive has confirmed last year’s flagship phone will get the Android L software update. Motorola exec confirms: Moto X to get Android L software update originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…. Powered by WPeMatico
The estate of Arthur Conan Doyle tried to squeeze an editor into paying for Sherlock Holmes works in the public domain. Now the estate will pay instead after Judge Richard Posner blasted “their extortionate game.” Judge Posner orders estate to pay up over Sherlock Holmes copyright “extortion” originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue ...
If you’re a Dish customer in need of a prolonged Wahlburgers fix, well, you’re in luck. The satellite TV provider has renewed its deal with A&E Networks to keep all that kooky, faux-informational content flowing into your living rooms. That by itself… Powered by WPeMatico