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Android photographers can sell photos on Snapwire via new native app

Snapwire, a stock photo agency that is leveraging the increasing use of mobile devices among photographers, has launched its app for Android. The app allows Android users to connect with buyers, and sell their photos.
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Microsoft’s creating ceiling lamps with light beams that will recharge your phone

Microsoft Research has published details of an amazing automatic smartphone charging system it calls AutoCharge, where special solar panels in your phone are charged using light beams projected from ceiling lamps.
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Lyft shaves off its pink mustache, replaces it with ‘glowstache’

Realizing its massive hairy pink mustache wasn't for everyone, Lyft has decided to shave off the appendage and replace it with a dashboard-based glowing alternative.
Wearables

Exclusive: We tested the world’s first automatic calorie counter, and it works!

We just spent a week as the first publication to use Healbe's automatic calorie counting GoBe Body Manager bracelet. Our in-depth report on how it all worked out.
Mobile

Z1: ‘Frosty’ reception for Samsung’s first Tizen-powered phone

Samsung has high hopes for the Z1 smartphone – and the Tizen OS that powers it – but just days after going on sale in India, the suggestion is that consumers aren't particularly impressed.
Mobile

Following U.S. launch, wireless phone charging hits Starbucks in the UK

After a test run earlier this year, Starbucks has started the official introduction of wireless charging stations at its stores in San Francisco. The company says the technology will continue to launch throughout America, and in Europe and…
Mobile

As Obama delivers the State of the Union, Bing wants to take its Pulse

While Obama addresses the United States during the State of the Union, Microsoft's Bing Pulse 2.0 technology will track the pulse of the nation. We talked to former Clinton White House speech writer and Microsoft manager Josh Gottheimer…
Mobile

Sony, Uber, and Sprint can count themselves among America’s most hated companies

Sony, Uber, Sprint, and more named worst companies in the U.S. These three companies had a difficult year, between failed buyouts, hacks, lost customers, and all-out bans of their services.
Mobile

T-Mobile’s owner thinks it needs a merger to keep Uncarrier policies, Legere says hell no

T-Mobile's parent company, Deutsche Telekom, revealed that T-Mobile's Uncarrier initiative is unsustainable in the long term, given how much money it has to pump into Magenta each year.
Mobile

Apple flexes its muscles in D.C. with redoubled lobbying

Apple's lobbying presence in Washington D.C. has increased dramatically in recent years, as the company branches out into health with the Apple Watch and mobile payments with Apple Pay.
Mobile

HP’s new Pro Slate tablets come with a cool stylus that digitizes words onto the screen

Hewlett Packard's new Android-based Pro Slate 8 and Pro Slate 12 tablets come with a pleasant surprise: a Duet Pen stylus. This clever tool digitizes what's written on another surface, right onto the screen of the tablet.
Wearables

FDA decides to regulate some wearables, as Apple Watch launch looms

The FDA has finalized a list of guidelines to determine which wearables will face regulatory scrutiny and which will not. Based on the guidelines, it appears most wearables will not face regulation.