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Why Google's Project Fi could be the beginning of the end for Verizon and AT&T
Google made an exciting announcement Wednesday, confirming plans to launch its own wireless service, Project Fi. The service will leverage existing Wi-Fi networks and switch to carrier networks (T-Mobile and Sprint) only when Wi-Fi isn't available.
Google Project Fi vs. AT&T, Verizon And Sprint
Google Unveils Ambitious Plan to Make Your Mobile Plan Cheaper and Faster
Google announces its new 'Project Fi' cellphone service
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You can no longer buy the Nexus 7 from Google
It had a good run, but the end is nigh: Google has pulled the 2013 edition Asus Nexus 7 from its online store, marking the end of the road for the small, inexpensive tablet. Whether or not a new Nexus 7 is on the cards for 2015 remains to be seen. The Nexus 7 …
Google pulls the Nexus 7 tablet from its online store
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Google discontinues Asus Nexus 7
Hubble at 25: Space Telescope's Views Have Changed How We See Earth
The Hubble Space Telescope, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in space, has become known for capturing stunning and unprecedented views of the cosmos. But while the famed orbiting observatory has provided amazing views of space, it's also …
Happy 25 years in space, Hubble – time for you to come home, to Earth
How the Hubble improved our scope
Fireworks display you will never see on earth: Hubble's 25th anniversary
We Will Keep Moore's Law Going or Someone Else Will
Wall Street Journal
Michael Malone's “The Promise at Technology's Powerful Heart” (op-ed, April 18) on Gordon E. Moore's Law brings back memories. Intel INTC -0.83 % was my introduction to Silicon Valley in the 1980s, and my interview over lunch with Gordon Moore was key …
Fans of Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron were treated to a special meet and greet with star Chris Evans.
The event took place at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Soho. Chris Evans, who plays Captain America, in the upcoming film out May 1 was incredibly gracious to his fans, who formed a line stretching around the block outside of the studio. Their patience paid off because they had the opportunity to snap a selfie using the new Samsung Galaxy S 6 edge with their favorite super hero. In addition to snapping selfies, fans were treated to their own super hero makeover complete with Avengers-themed face painting to display their Captain America pride. Samsung and Marvel collaborated to feature Samsung technology into Avengers: Age of Ultron, creating one-of-a-kind mobile technology to be featured on screen.
Opening in select theaters in the U.S. on October 2, 2015
He Named Me Malala is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her and her friends’ school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old teenager, who had been targeted for speaking out on behalf of girls’ education in her region of Swat Valley in Pakistan, was shot in the head, sparking international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate. The film was directed and written by Davis Guggenheim. It was produced by Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald under their long-term production partnership with Image Nation Abu Dhabi and co-financed by Participant Media
Friday Variety honored Kim Kardashian West, Lena Dunham, Glenn Close, Whoopi Goldberg and Rachel Weisz, for their respective philanthropic contributions, at the 2015 Variety Power of Women New York Luncheon Presented by Lifetime.
Glenn Close was recognized for her work with Bring Change2Mind. Lena Dunham was honored for her work with Girls Educational & Mentoring Services – GEMS. Whoopi Goldberg works with Figure Skating in Harlem. Rachel Weisz works with The Opportunity Network and Kim Kardashian West has done great work with the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Avengers: Age of Ultron actress Cobie Smulders received the Samsung Galaxy Edge Award for her work with Oceana.
Mattel honored an inspiring group of Sheroes, women and girls who have fought to not take no for an answer and have soared over obstacles and stereotypes in favor of believing that they can and will be anything! The Barbie Sheroes were Eva Chen (Editor in Chief, Lucky), Kristin Chenoweth, director Ava DuVernay, Sydney Keiser (Founder of Fashion by Mayhem), Emmy Rossum (“Shameless”), country icon Tricia Yearwood.
The intimate luncheon was hosted by Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer, stars of Lifetime’s “UnREAL”. Others in attendance included Rosie Perez, Jennifer Morrison, Joe Zee and Dascha Polanco.
Variety’s global media presence continues to expand and the “Power of Women” platform is one of the brand’s most prestigious honors. To continually recognize the extraordinary achievements and leadership of women in entertainment, Variety has made “Power of Women” a biannual event in New York and LA. The exclusive luncheon hosted four hundred invite-only guests comprised of entertainment and media insiders, who came to celebrate, support and pay tribute to the philanthropic efforts of these incredible women. Variety’s 2015 Power of Women: New York event is presented by Lifetime and sponsored by Mattel, Samsung Galaxy, Frédérique Constant and Gevalia premium coffee.
BlackBerry Considers Closing Sweden Operations
BlackBerry Ltd is considering closing its offices in Sweden, a move that would result in the loss of up to 100 jobs, a company spokesperson told Reuters. "At this time, we are considering the closure of our offices in Sweden. Since this may impact …
BlackBerry In Consultation Period To Close Swedish Operations [Updated]
UPDATE 1-BlackBerry considers closing Sweden operations
BlackBerry Mulls Closing Sweden Operations
Apple Watch Bands Will Warp And Discolor Over Time, Apple Warns
If you're planning on buying the Apple Watch, expect that the Apple Watch bands will discolor and warp over time. This is according to an internal Apple support document obtained by the folks at 9to5 apple-watch-bands-discoloration Mac. According to the …