1. Apple Released the iPhone Eight Years Ago Today
     Published by Mac Rumors on 2015-06-29 at 07:39:50

Eight years ago today, the smartphone market changed forever. On June 29, 2007, Apple released the original iPhone with a sleek form factor and revolutionary multi-touch screen and significantly disrupted an industry then dominated by companies such as No...

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3. Sony looking to set up a manufacturing facility in India
     Published by Android Central on 2015-06-29 at 00:30:28

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi launched his "Make in India" initiative last year, allowing foreign vendors to establish factories in the country. The program is designed to boost hardware manufacturing in India and reduce reliance on other emerging ...

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4. Why Apple Music’s most playful feature may be its most crucial one
     Published by CNet on 2015-06-29 at 07:21:19

"Siri, play the top song from 1982." Apple Music's silliest element sets the new $10 subscription service apart from the pack -- but will it get you to pay?

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5. Why VCs are the New Investment Bankers
     Published by The Information on 2015-06-29 at 08:01:33

On Friday, Jessica wrote about how special purpose vehicles, SPVs, are good for VCs and for companies looking to maximize valuations.

I think there’s another interesting angle that’s been coming up in discussions of late: how technology, coupled with...


6. Marvel’s next big comic comes from a video game
     Published by CNet on 2015-06-29 at 08:10:36

The venerable comic book maker has inspired movies, television shows and video games. Now, for the first time, the trend is working in reverse.

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7. Researchers have broken the capacity limits of fiber optic networks
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-29 at 00:41:00

You can allay those fears that the fiber optic network that delivers your internet is going to overload. At UC San Diego's Qualcomm Institute, engineers not only broke the supposed limits of fiber optic data transmission — they utterly smashed it, in...

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8. Google Manipulates Search Results, According to Study From Yelp and Legal Star Tim Wu
     Published by Recode on 2015-06-29 at 01:01:39

Legal scholar Wu says, "This is the closest I’ve seen Google come to be the Microsoft case.”

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9. The original smartwatches: Casio’s history of wild wrist designs
     Published by The Verge on 2015-06-29 at 04:00:02

The Apple Watch has been out for over two months now, and other modern smartwatches well before that. It’s no longer the stuff of sci-fi to consider using your watch to play music, control your TV, or track your fitness. But these are all ...

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13. Apple Watch patent would have you sharing files with a handshake
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-29 at 09:04:00

Wondering how you'd exchange info between smartwatches when their displays are so small? Apple thinks it has an easy answer: make the same gestures you already use to greet your friends. The tech firm has applied for a patent on a system that exchang...

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14. Uber France Leaders Arrested For Running Illegal Taxi Company
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-29 at 08:38:16

 Uber France CEO Thibaud Simphal and Uber Europe GM Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty were both taken into custody today in Paris. The news was first broken by the AFP. The police started investigating on Uber in November 2014 and raided Uber’s office i...

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15. Google Expands Its Educational Platform “Classroom” With A New API, Share Button For Websites
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-29 at 08:06:17

 Google Classroom, the company’s educational initiative that launched last year to allow teachers and students to communicate and collaborate with each other using Google tools and services, has today received a number of new features, the mo...

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16. Google Maps to include every US railroad crossing
     Published by Endgadget on 2015-06-29 at 07:05:00

US Railway crossing accidents are up sharply over last year, but the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) is about to get some high-tech help. Google's Maps will soon include the locations of every public and private highway rail crossing location in...

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17. Researchers Use Femtosecond Lasers To Display Touchable Images In The Air
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-29 at 07:47:35

 A Japanese company called Aerial Burton has been using lasers to ionize air molecules in midair for a few years now, thereby creating bright pixels that float in space. Using the original system, however, you were essentially creating floating plasm...

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18. SmartUp App Virtually Mentors New Entrepreneurs And Could Lead To Funding
     Published by Tech Crunch on 2015-06-29 at 06:13:45

 Everyone knows there are entrepreneurs all over the world now, not just in developed countries. Why? Because the internet and technology has empowered so many. Indeed, a 2013 survey put out by Babson and the LSE found that the size of the global mar...

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19. Microsoft adds cheaper variant of Core i7 model to Surface Pro 3 lineup
     Published by CNet on 2015-06-29 at 08:42:21

The $1,299 tablet comes with less onboard storage than other models with Intel's Core i7 processor.

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20. Big Data vs. Best Data: The Future of You in a Networked World
     Published by Recode on 2015-06-29 at 06:00:28

In a hyperautomated world, here’s a look at how your data will become your digital identity.

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