RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Mobile

Virtual Reality on Smartphones Is Here, but Will Users Follow?

“It’s going to take a lot of people experimenting with this technology to really figure it out.”

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November 26, 2014, 12:52 PM PST

Media

Former HP CEO Fiorina Contemplates 2016 Run for President

She would be the first former Silicon Valley CEO to seek the White House, but not the first tech company CEO.

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November 26, 2014, 12:49 PM PST

Voices

The Sharing Economy’s Next Horizon: Health Care

Uber’s flu-shot initiative successfully turned the traditional model for vaccinations upside down.

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November 26, 2014, 12:30 PM PST

Mobile

U.S. Court Rejects Motorola Mobility Price-Fixing Appeal

U.S. antitrust law doesn’t apply in LCD pricing dispute among foreign companies, says panel.

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November 26, 2014, 12:01 PM PST

Mobile

Verizon Wants to Make This Awful Travel Day Less Awful, Even if You’re Not a Customer

Doesn’t matter if you’re naughty or nice.

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November 26, 2014, 10:34 AM PST

General

E.U. Watchdogs Want “Right to Be Forgotten” Applied Worldwide

Currently, search results are scrubbed only in Google’s country-specific domains.

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November 26, 2014, 9:55 AM PST

Social

Social Network Sqor Wants to Help Athletes Crowdfund Themselves

With NFL great Brett Favre as a spokesman, Sqor is expanding into crowdfunding.

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November 26, 2014, 9:00 AM PST

Security

In Time to Protect Holiday Shoppers, Security Startup Zenedge Aims to Fight Hackers

For many companies, securing their own network isn’t enough.

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November 26, 2014, 7:05 AM PST

General

Airbnb’s Second Estate, Using Facebook to Prove Your Residency and More #Mustreads

Plus, two mashups: West/Smith and Kalanick/Vanderbilt.

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November 26, 2014, 3:00 AM PST

Mobile

Samsung to Buy Back $2 Billion in Shares

As profits shrink, the company has come under pressure to return more capital to shareholders.

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November 26, 2014, 1:44 AM PST

Commerce

Luxury Watchmakers Crack Down on Copycat Android Wear Watch Faces

New fashion trend: Android Wear smartwatches emerge as a platform for replicas of luxury watch faces.

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November 25, 2014, 5:08 PM PST

General

Microsoft to Pay China $140 Million for “Tax Evasion”

The latest headache for Microsoft in China.

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November 25, 2014, 3:43 PM PST

General

Lytro Chairman to Take Post as Berkeley Professor in 2015

Ren Ng will focus on light-field computation and photography as an assistant professor in Cal’s electrical engineering and computer science department.

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November 25, 2014, 3:09 PM PST

Gaming

Apple Ad Makes Gaming Seem (Shock!) Geeky, Angering Gamer Geeks

“Stop playing like a n00b!” says Jimmy Fallon.

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November 25, 2014, 2:49 PM PST

Mobile

Sony to Cut TV, Smartphone Lineup

The Japanese company sees growth in PlayStation, image sensors

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November 25, 2014, 2:33 PM PST

Enterprise

HP Posts Q4 Sales Below Expectations; Guidance Weak

Currency effects took a toll.

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November 25, 2014, 1:29 PM PST

Voices

TV Tax Paid by Big-Box Blitzers and Small-Business Supporters

Even with the much-hyped discounts, Black Friday deal hunters are still paying too much for their televisions.

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November 25, 2014, 12:20 PM PST

Culture

Art and Tech Share the Stage at New SF Startup Storefront

“Artists: once they learn the tech better, they can f— with it.”

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November 25, 2014, 11:40 AM PST