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Monte Reel / Bloomberg:
Baltimore police have been testing an aerial surveillance system that uses wide-angle cameras flown at 8.5K feet, without informing the public, since January   —  Since January, police have been testing an aerial surveillance system adapted from the surge in Iraq.  And they neglected to tell the public.
Aug 24, 2016, 5:45 AMIn context
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Kobo launches 7.8" waterproof Aura One e-reader for $229, with a colored backlight for better nighttime reading   —  Whether you read before bed, in the bathtub, during your commute or at the beach, Kobo wants to be there for you.  The e-reader maker just released the $229 Aura One …
Aug 17, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
President Obama announces the Cyber Incident Severity Schema, a new way the feds will codify the threat level of hacking attacks, but it lacks specifics   —  George W. Bush's Homeland Security Advisory System—the color-coded terrorism “threat level” indicator that became a symbol of post-9/11 fear mongering …
Jul 26, 2016, 3:05 PMIn context
Google Lat Long:
Google Maps gets a cleaner look, highlights busy areas of interest with orange shading, changes color scheme to differentiate between natural/man-made objects   —  The real world is changing every second and Google Maps is changing with it.  Most often these changes happen behind the scenes …
Jul 25, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Yahoo's remaining assets to rebrand after sale to Verizon in 2017   —  One asset that Verizon will be getting as part of its $4.83 billion acquisition of Yahoo's core assets, which it did not specifically mention in its big announcement today, is Yahoo's (in)famous brand — main name, purple color and exclamation mark all included.
Jul 25, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Tomio Geron / Wall Street Journal:
Seeking broader acceptance in the world of venture capital, 500 Startups reveals detailed return fund performance data as it raises its fourth fund   —  When entrepreneur-investor Dave McClure launched his seed fund and accelerator 500 Startups in 2010, he was perhaps best known for his colorful, opinionated blog posts about startups.
Jul 21, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / VentureBeat:
Nest starts selling select Works With Nest products like Philips Hue in its Nest Store   —  Nest has taken another step to showcase its ability to be a platform by opening up its store to third-party products built off of its “Works with Nest” program.  While there are more than 100 supported products …
Jun 23, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Tech companies worry that Britain leaving the EU could negatively affect European tech policy, data handling, and hiring   —  Differing national attitudes to regulation color firms' views on doing business after a possible fracture  —  Microsoft Corp. was for a decade pursued …
Jun 22, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Neil MacFarquhar / New York Times:
Profile of Eugene V. Kaspersky, who, as a Russian owner of top global cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs, constantly has to allay suspicions of Kremlin influence   —  MOSCOW — A sense of menace stirs right off the elevator on the fifth floor of Kaspersky Lab's Moscow headquarters …
Jun 13, 2016, 4:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Former Twitter executive Katie Jacobs Stanton is headed for genomics startup Color as CMO   —  The well-liked digital media exec is taking a new direction.  —  Katie Jacobs Stanton, the former head of media at Twitter, is taking a job as head of marketing for gene startup Color Genomics.
Jun 13, 2016, 1:25 PMIn context

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