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Google's Android One initiative launches in India with three $100 phones

The search giant's plan for conquering the cost-conscious hardware space bears fruit with three new devices -- Spice, Micromax, and Karbonn -- from India-based handset makers.

By September 15, 2014

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha not as high end as initially thought, leak shows

The device, which was believed to be the new high-end smartphone for Samsung, will apparently come with a 720p display, rather than the 1080p some had expected.

By July 28, 2014

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Colbert grills Tim Draper about his six Californias initiative

The architect of the plan to break California into six separate states faces a hilarious line of questioning from the Comedy Central talk show host.

By July 24, 2014

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Orbotix's education initiative bright SPRK gets the ball rolling

After just a month and a half, Orbotix's education initiative using Sphero to teach children programming is gathering serious momentum.

By June 4, 2014

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Ada Initiative bails on GitHub, after sexism allegations

Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.

By April 23, 2014

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Orbotix launches Sphero education initiative

The creator of smartphone-controlled robotic toy Sphero has launched an initiative aimed at teaching kids programming, robotics and maths.

By April 21, 2014

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Google emerging-markets phone gets hung up in India as retailers cry foul

Some of India's biggest brick-and-mortar retail chains are refusing to sell Android One devices, due to Google's handling of online sales, as well as low profit margins, says a report.

By November 20, 2014

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Tsk, tsk, Tizen: How Samsung's OS stumbled -- and aims to rise again

The Korean electronics giant is shifting gears again with its troubled mobile operating system. It's now aiming for affordability as a key characteristic of Tizen smartphones.

By November 19, 2014

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Bill curbing NSA surveillance programs blocked in Senate

The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.

By November 18, 2014