• Xbox Entertainment Studios is No More

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    Earlier this week Microsoft announced it was reducing the size of it’s overall workforce by cutting 18,000 jobs, mostly overlapping positions with Nokia after it’s acquisition last September, now it’s been revealed that as a part of that initiative they are shutting down Xbox Entertainment Studios. The L.A based studio, that employs around 200 people, was […]

  • Apple and IBM Announce Parternership

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    In an effort to take over the world of Enterprise Mobility, Apple has teamed up with IBM to bring their big data and analytic capabilities to iOS mobile platforms. Apple’s press release detailed four distinct areas where their new partnership will allow them to grow: More than 100 industry-specific enterprise solutions including native apps, developed […]

  • Microsoft to Cut up to 18,000 Jobs Over Next Year

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    In an letter to all Microsoft employees, CEO Satya Nadella detailed plans to reduce their overall workforce by up to 18,000 jobs over the course of the next year; with the first 13,000 employees being notified in the next 6 months. It is interesting to note that 12,500 of the total jobs cut will come from the Nokia Devices and Services […]

  • ALGORITHM –

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    Algorithm is a movie on present day Hacker culture created through production companies Spiritus Vult, Distant Thunder Films and director Jonathan Schiefer. “In San Francisco, during September, 2012, nine months before Edward Snowden leaked documents that prove the NSA spies on everyone—Will, a freelance computer hacker specializes in breaking into secure systems.  Using a security hole he […]

  • LastPass Review: Never be Without Your Passwords Again

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    When I found out that Geek Brain Dump had been given subscriptions to LastPass for purpose of review, I knew I had to be a part of it. A friend of mine had been using this product before and had mentioned m how great it was, so when the opportunity came up I had to find out for […]

  • Google’s Material Design

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    Google is developing a colorful, simple, and efficient design scheme that unifies the look and feel of the UI across all their products. It’s called Material Design. “We challenged ourselves to create a visual language for our users that synthesizes the classic principles of good design with the innovation and possibility of technology and science. […]

  • Android TV

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    Last year Google revealed the Chromecast as a cheap alternative to many of the modern media streaming devices out there on the market. Now they have announced further plans to conquer your living room with Android TV. It’s the successor to the somewhat lackluster Google TV that failed to take a solid foothold in the market. […]

  • Android Wear

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    At yesterdays IO conference, Google unveiled it’s foray into the smart-watch community with their product “Android Wear”. Android Wear syncs your phone, running Android 4.3 or later, with one of the available smart-watches to allow you to leave voice memos, notes, read texts/emails, use voice search and navigation. When you download an applicable app onto your phone there […]

  • Google Cardboard

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    Google has made a step into the VR world with their latest innovation, Google Cardboard. It uses a simple design of cardboard, Velcro,  and two lenses which combined with an app on your phone create a Virtual Reality experience. It utilizes your phones gyroscope to allow the VR to move as your head does and […]

  • Nvidia Announced First 64-bit ARM Architecture at ISC

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    The 2014 International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) is taking place this week in Leipzig Germany. ISC is a world renown conference for High Performance Computing (HPC), networking, and storage. This year there are some 2.500 people attending with 300 presentations on the latest in the field of supercomputing. Topics being covered include visualization, parallelel programming, big data, […]

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