Aug 31st 2014
This Week in Tech 473
Veteran Tech Journalist Anand Shimpi Headed to Apple, Apple confirms event on September 9 and is building a massive side stage for it, Samsung is unpacking new products September 3, Samsung outs the Gear S, a curved smartwatch that doesn't require a smartphone, a look at Samsung's virtual reality headset, what to expect from the Moto X+1, Instagram's new Hyperlapse app, World's first government-backed digital currency to launch in December, Lyft says Uber's recruitment efforts are hurting drivers, and more.
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- Veteran Tech Journalist Anand Shimpi Headed to Apple (Recode)
- Apple Confirms: It's Holding An Event On September 9 (ReadWrite)
- Apple builds massive side stage for iPhone 6 event (Cult of Mac)
- Part 1) Apple Events and Shredded White Booklets (9to5Mac)
- Samsung Is Unpacking New Products On September 3, And We'll Be There (FastCompany)
- Samsung outs the Gear S, a curved Tizen smartwatch that doesn't need your phone (TechHive)
- This is Samsung's VR headset (TheVerge)
- What to expect when you're expecting the Moto X+1 (Greenbot)
- Sony teases new Compact tablet and smartphone to accompany next week's flagship Xperia launch (TheVerge)
- It Does Matter That The White House Cybersecurity Czar Lacks Technical Chops (Forbes)
- How big telecom smothers city-run broadband (PublicIntegrity)
- Hyperlapse, Instagram's New App, Is Like a $15,000 Video Setup in Your Hand (WIRED)
- Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program (The Atlantic)
- World's first government-backed digital currency to launch in December (Engadget)
- Lyft Says Uber's Recruitment Efforts Are Hurting Drivers (NYTimes Bits Blog)
- California Law Now Requires All Smartphones to Have Built-In Kill Switches By July 2015 (Mac Rumors)
- Keurig's K-Cup coffee DRM cracked (BoingBoing)
- Why Amazon flipped the switch on Twitch (VentureBeat)