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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
Imagine your perfect Netflix. Instead of the mixed bag of occasional new releases and B-list back catalog, your streaming options rival anything you could find on iTunes. Instead of paying full price to own or a premium rate to rent, it's all just sitting there, waiting to be streamed with a click of your mouse. Gravity, Saving Mr.
You might say the week is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workweek, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Weekly Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past seven days -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
Apple releases iOS 7.
Even over the phone, you feel like you are speaking to her as she is sitting right next to you."Apple's new retail leader Angela Ahrendts has been meeting with employees and managers at Apple's stores, according to a new report from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac . And so far, employees seem to love her. She's warm, kind, and interested in Apple's large retail group.
There has recently been a rumor floating around that there has been 1 million pre-orders of the Nokia X in China. But, as it turns out the website handling Nokia’s Chinese pre-orders just has a button that says “Pre-Order” which anyone can click at any time, without any sort of commitment to buying.
Motorola became part ofa growing trendwhen it opened a plant in Texas to build its flagshipMoto X, but just a year on, its now decided to shut down its US manufacturing operations. According toThe Wall Street Journal, employee numbers have plummeted from nearly 4,000 when it was in full swing to only 700, and the plan is to close the factory by the end of the year.
Fancy aGalaxy S5on Verizon, but still want the freedom of tweaking your smartphone to your heart's content? Today's your lucky day. Samsung has just released aDeveloper Editionof the Android smartphone that's built for Big Red's network. The device is largely identical to what you'd find in the local carrier store, including branding.
$15.78 per share. Today, it's at $36. Here's how he got to his total:Steven Davidoff at The New York Times took a look at Marissa Mayer's pay package as CEO of Yahoo, and came away with a rather stunning conclusion. Mayer's pay from Yahoo has totaled an estimated $214 million . Mayer's pay package comes via stock grants and options.
The N1isn't exactly a household name, so allow us to refresh your memory: it's a CyanogenMod phone with a selfie-friendly swivel camera made by Chinese manufacturerOppo. Well, its creator just announced a mini version of the device -- except it's not exactly something you'd call small. Oppo shaved just 0.
Half of all North American households will have 4K-capable televisions by 2024, just ten years from now.The country will receive 78% of 4K Ultra HD TV shipments this year, according to NPD.BI Intelligence chart Moreover, unlike the smart TV market, in which American, Japanese, and Korean companies are dominant, China-based manufacturers account for a major share of the global 4K TV market. As you can see in the BI Intelligence chart above Sony has the greatest market share, followed by Samsung, and then a number of different Chinese manufacturers make up over a third of 4K TV shipments.But right now, North America isn't the dominant market for 4K TV.
Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter, filed for an IPO yesterday. A look inside its F-1 disclosure shows that it is strikingly similar to Twitter in terms of its user base but is much smaller as a business.
Japanese electronics giant Panasonic said Thursday it would give employees sent to China a wage premium to compensate for the country's hazardous air pollution, in a possible first for an international company.
Despite Qualcomm'sodd stanceon octa-core and 64-bit in the past, the company has clearly changed its mind since last week's launch of itsSnapdragon 615, which includes both features. Qualcomm's marketing VP Tim McDonough, who briefly spoke to us after his meeting withOppoatMWC, admitted that this new chip is partly aimed at the ever-demandingChinese market.
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