May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Hyperloop developer wants riders to try the service for free

What if someday you could take a 35 minute Hyperloop trip from LA to San Fransisco for free? This may sound like a pipe dream, but one developer wants to make it a reality. Dirk Alhborn — CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), one of the companies that’s trying to

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

IBM employees can now use Mac computers for work

IBM isn’t just embracing the iPhone and iPad for enterprise apps, the company will also be allowing employees to choose a Mac as a work-issued computer for the first time ever The news, which comes from 9to5Mac is sort of a “hell has frozen over” kind of moment. Seriously, you

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

USB Type-C will turn your phone into a battery pack to charge other phones

Here’s yet another reason to embrace the new reversible USB Type-C port. It was only mentioned in passing at the Google I/O developers conference, but Google announced the ability for smartphones running Android M with USB Type-C (Apple simply calls it USB-C) ports to recharge other smartphones. The potential here

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

How law firms use Facebook and other data to track down medical victims

For ambulance chasers, persistence and a phone book just don’t cut it anymore. Law firms, which once relied on television commercials, billboards, and cold calling numbers in the white pages to find plaintiffs for medical lawsuits, have begun to embrace technology. To locate their ideal pharma victims more quickly and

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Xiaomi will bring a slew of products to Mi.com, but no Mi smartphones

RANCHOS PALOS VERDES, Calif. — When Xiaomi’s Mi.com launches in the United States, UK, Germany and France next month, it won’t feature a single Mi smartphone, but there will be a host of other products that will be far cheaper than anything you can buy in the U.S. Speaking at

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

A Primer on Android Pay and Google Wallet

Here is how Google’s new mobile payments products — Android Pay and Google Wallet — are set to work. Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

5 Things Google Figured Out In Android Wear’s First Year

Google knows its smartwatches could be slicker, but won’t sacrifice features to make that happen. Nearly one year after launching the first Android Wear smartwatches at its I/O conference in 2014, Google is taking a breather. Read Full Story Read Full Story About The Huddle Feed

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

At I/O, Google Reveals Project Brillo And Weave To Power Internet Of Things Devices

Brillo will serve as an operating system for smart locks and cameras, while Weave will connect them to other devices and the cloud. Google is starting to make bigger moves into smart homes and other Internet of Things devices with two new projects, Project Brillo and Weave. Read Full Story

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Android Pay Now Lets You Buy Things With Your Fingerprint

In Android M, Google’s mobile payments will use your fingerprint to authenticate purchases. Android Pay will soon start working a lot more like Apple’s competing payments solution. With the launch of Android M, Google’s mobile payment system will get standardized fingerprint sensor support, allowing users to authenticate purchases with their

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May 28, 2015 by The Huddle Feed in Technology

Google’s Newfangled Inbox Email App Opens To Everybody, Unveils New Features

The Google email client that isn’t Gmail just got a little less experimental. Last October, Google announced the biggest piece of email-related news it’s had in years—and part of what made it so big was that it didn’t involve any new Gmail features. Instead, it was an all-new way to

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