How tech’s all-stars are playing the Olympics

From Aug. 5 to Aug. 21 the world will be watching Brazil as it hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad; and some of the biggest names in technology are helping put on the show.

From Aug. 5 to Aug. 21 the world will be watching Brazil as it hosts the Games of the XXXI Olympiad; and some of the biggest names in technology are helping put on the show.

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In-Stream Video Advertising Benchmarks by Device: Audiences Rate the Best to the Worst Publishers Delivering Cross-Channel, Ad-Supported Programming 2015 – 2016 – Research and Markets

The diary-driven research entitled In-Stream Video Advertising Benchmarks by Device: Audiences Rate the Best to the Worst Publishers Delivering Cross-Channel, Ad-Supported Programming 2015 – 2016 assembled a panel of viewers to watch and rate their experiences when interacting with digital video programming online.

The diary-driven research entitled In-Stream Video Advertising Benchmarks by Device: Audiences Rate the Best to the Worst Publishers Delivering Cross-Channel, Ad-Supported Programming 2015 – 2016 assembled a panel of viewers to watch and rate their experiences when interacting with digital video programming online.

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Mobile and Computing Markets Catapult 60 GHz WiGig into the Mainstream in 2017

“Tri-band products that incorporate 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 60GHz technologies will take Wi-Fi to the next level, providing a better balance between reliability and performance than ever before,” says Andrew Zignani, Industry Analyst at ABI Research.

“Tri-band products that incorporate 2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 60GHz technologies will take Wi-Fi to the next level, providing a better balance between reliability and performance than ever before,” says Andrew Zignani, Industry Analyst at ABI Research. “But Wi-Fi will still have one major market hurdle: it will not have an existing device ecosystem to build upon once it moves to the 60 GHz band.”

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Inside Facebook’s new hardware lab for VR, drones and data servers – CNET

Deep inside Building 17 of Facebook’s corporate campus in Menlo Park, California, past a set of doors by a poster that says, “Measure twice, cut once,” there’s a machine that does a whole lot of measuring and cutting.

Deep inside Building 17 of Facebook’s corporate campus in Menlo Park, California, past a set of doors by a poster that says, “Measure twice, cut once,” there’s a machine that does a whole lot of measuring and cutting.

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Optical Encoder Market: Adoption of Digital Output Optical Encoders Growing

Future Market Insights, August 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

Rising demand for advanced automation systems will continue to positively impact global optical encoder market revenues. The global market, valued at US$ 1,357.4 Mn in 2015, is expected to register a y-o-y growth rate of 11.3 % and attain a market value worth US$ 1,464.5 Mn in 2016.

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Survey Says Unwary Consumers at Risk on Public Wi-Fi Networks

WASHINGTON, Aug 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new survey from AARP says busy consumers relying on the convenience of public wireless networks to keep up-to-date on email, social networks, shopping and even their finances often put their sensitive personal information at risk.

WASHINGTON, Aug 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — A new survey from AARP says busy consumers relying on the convenience of public wireless networks to keep up-to-date on email, social networks, shopping and even their finances often put their sensitive personal information at risk. The AARP Fraud Watch Network today launches a “Watch Your Wi-Fi” campaign to educate Americans about Wi-Fi hazards and how they can protect themselves. As part of the campaign, AARP has also begun encouraging businesses that maintain free wireless networks for their customers to participate in the educational effort.

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Anarchists, frappes and Google Translate: What it’s like to cover the refugee crisis – CNET

Of the many memorable conversations I had with refugees in Greece, and there were many, this simple exchange stands out:

“My name is Rich,” I said, introducing myself to Rokan Mohammad, a 23-year-old refugee from Aleppo, Syria.

Of the many memorable conversations I had with refugees in Greece, and there were many, this simple exchange stands out:

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Athens’ refugee crisis, in pictures – CNET

City Plaza’s amenities include English, German and Arabic classes for adults, a cafe that offers decent frappes, free Wi-Fi, an on-site barber — and even yoga sessions.

City Plaza’s amenities include English, German and Arabic classes for adults, a cafe that offers decent frappes, free Wi-Fi, an on-site barber — and even yoga sessions.

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Blade Glimpse FPV review – CNET

Most toy quadcopters are piloted by line of sight, meaning you fly while looking at the drone. FPV or first-person-view flying is instead done by looking at a live video feed from an onboard camera, either on a screen or FPV goggles.

Most toy quadcopters are piloted by line of sight, meaning you fly while looking at the drone. FPV or first-person-view flying is instead done by looking at a live video feed from an onboard camera, either on a screen or FPV goggles. It’s a necessary skill if you’re interested in piloting racing or higher-end camera drones and one you’re better off practicing with something like the Blade Glimpse FPV.

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CEVA, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Gideon Wertheizer, Chief Executive Officer of CEVA, stated: “We are very pleased with our performance for the quarter. We delivered record revenue for the second quarter in succession as royalties derived from LTE smartphones powered by our DSPs grew considerably.

Gideon Wertheizer, Chief Executive Officer of CEVA, stated: “We are very pleased with our performance for the quarter. We delivered record revenue for the second quarter in succession as royalties derived from LTE smartphones powered by our DSPs grew considerably. We continue to experience a healthy licensing environment and a stronger-than-normal sales pipeline as we capitalize on the accelerated industry transition towards ubiquitous connectivity and machine learning.”

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