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Salesforce fires tractor beam at RelateIQ, hauls upstart into mothership
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If you can’t beat it – pay $390m to EAT IT Salesforce has announced plans to acquire younger rival RelateIQ, a move that will shore up its core customer relationship management business with some advanced technology.…

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Nano-Pixels Hold Potential For Screens Far Denser Than Today's Best
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Zothecula (1870348) writes “The Retina displays featured on Apple’s iPhone 4 and 5 models pack a pixel density of 326 ppi, with individual pixels measuring 78 micrometers. That might seem plenty good enough given the average human eye is unable to differentiate between the individual pixels, but scientists in the UK have now developed technology […]

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Weekends with Engadget: DARPA's mad science projects, Google's 3D-mapping tablet and more!
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This week, we dove into the history of DARPA, explored the hand-drawn world of Cuphead, took an in-depth look at Google’s 3D-mapping tablet and interviewed two people who managed to cut ties with technology. Read on for Engadget’s news highlights…

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Dumb People Sent a Worthless Stock Soaring. Dumb Machines May Do It Next
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The stock market draws human stupidity the way a black hole sucks in starlight. The dotcom bubble of the late 20th century remains the iconic example; this week, we got a small reminder of what those dumb days were like thanks to Cynk Technology. Cynk is an apparently non-existent social media company whose penny-stock shares […]

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Mars (One) Needs Payloads
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mbone (558574) writes Mars One has announced that their first, unmanned, lander, targeted for 2018, needs payloads. Along with their 4 experiments, and a University experiment, they have two payloads for hire: “Mars One offers two payload opportunities for paying mission contributors. Proposals can take the form of scientific experiments, technology demonstrations, marketing and publicity […]

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Microwave Will Count the Calories in Food You Nuke
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While the ever-expanding class of wearable fitness devices out there can tell users how many calories they’ve burned while undertaking any particular activity, realistic estimates of calories taken in have been few and far between. Enter a new microwave oven that will tell users just how much energy is included in the meal they’re about […]

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D-Wave Systems Raises $28.4 Million Round
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 Quantum computing technology company D-Wave Systems has raised a new $28.4 million round of funding, according to a new filing on the SEC’s site. Read More

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Asus ZenFone 5 Review: Moto G Killer
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Asus ZenFone 5Price: Rs 10,000 Chinese electronics brand, Asus, has introduced three Android smartphones in the Indian market. Out of the lot, the ZenFone 5 offers the essential smartphone features at an affordable price of Rs 10,000. It also gives Intel a chance to prove its worth in the smartphone market, which is dominated by […]

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Setback For Apple As It Loses Siri Patent Case In China
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In what could be a big setback, Apple’s ability to offer Siri in China may be under threat after it’s failed attempt to negate a Chinese Company’s voice-recognition patent. While Apple has said that it would pursue the case in another court, they have also hinted that they might be open to talk with the […]

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