RE/CODE NEWS AND CONTENT

Code Red

Code/red: A Rackin’, Frackin’ Yosemite Open Beta

Plus, Surface Mini’s untimely end, Apple’s massive R&D spend and the first volley of Amazon Fire phone reviews.

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July 23, 2014, 10:23 AM PDT

Enterprise

Dropbox Boosts Enterprise Features, Has 80,000 Paying Corporate Customers

Without getting into much detail, Dropbox says it has twice the number of corporate customers that rival Box does.

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July 23, 2014, 10:12 AM PDT

Enterprise

Sprint Partners With Google to Sell Apps for Business

Sprint to sell Google Apps for Business as the carrier looks to bolster its business solutions unit.

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July 23, 2014, 10:00 AM PDT

Gaming

BlueStacks Gains Samsung as Investor and Backer of GamePop Console

The company, which also makes Android-on-Windows software, has raised $24 million to date.

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July 23, 2014, 9:23 AM PDT

Voices

Can Startups Create Blue-Collar Jobs in America?

A growing class of tech startups are fostering job creation — and I’m not talking about engineering jobs.

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July 23, 2014, 7:30 AM PDT

General

EMC Is Ready to Meet With Activists, Meets Street View

Joe Tucci is ready to talk with a hedge fund that wants to break his company up.

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July 23, 2014, 7:16 AM PDT

Product News

First Look: Apple’s Yosemite OS X for Macs

Apple opens up a beta version of its new Mac OS to consumers.

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July 23, 2014, 6:00 AM PDT

Media

Twitter’s New User Pitch Means a New Advertising Pitch, Too

Twitter wants Wall Street to give it credit for people who don’t use the service. So it needs advertisers to do the same.

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July 23, 2014, 5:48 AM PDT

General

Sony to Invest $345 Million in Image Sensor Production

The company is courting handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies.

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July 23, 2014, 5:05 AM PDT

General

#Mustreads From Other Sites: Shatner Slams Facebook, Anonymous Targets Israel

Captain Kirk is displeased with Facebook’s newest app, as are hackers with the Israeli government.

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July 23, 2014, 3:00 AM PDT

Mobile

Microsoft Debuts Lumia 530, Its Lowest Cost Windows Phone to Date

The phone, which goes on sale next month, is priced at 85 euros, or around $115.

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July 23, 2014, 1:31 AM PDT

Enterprise

Broadcom Cuts 2,500 Jobs as It Winds Down Baseband Unit

After testing the market, the company decided against a sale.

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July 22, 2014, 4:07 PM PDT

General

Threat of Fight With Activist Fund Looms Over EMC’s Q3 Report

The two sides haven’t yet met, sources tell Re/code.

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July 22, 2014, 3:32 PM PDT

Media

There Have Been No Google-Spotify Acquisition Talks

It might make sense, but it has not happened as yet.

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July 22, 2014, 3:24 PM PDT

Mobile

Tim Cook Says Businesses Could Revive Slowing iPad Sales

The company is also seeing fast growth in emerging markets, though sales still trailed analyst expectations for a second straight quarter.

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July 22, 2014, 2:55 PM PDT

General

Apple Faces Class-Action Suit for Unpaid Wages

The suit was initially filed in 2011.

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July 22, 2014, 2:10 PM PDT

General

Apple’s Earnings Top Estimates, but Sales Trail Expectations

The company sold 35.2 million iPhones and 13.3 million iPads in the quarter, both below some analysts’ forecasts.

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July 22, 2014, 1:36 PM PDT