Category Archives: Windows 8

Starbucks starts selling Ember mugs, which keep your drink at a steady temp for hours

 Last year, Ember Technologies Inc. ran a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to build a mug that keeps hot drinks at the perfect sipping temperature. By now, it’s sold 4,000 of these devices. And in something of a coup for the startup, Starbucks Corp. has begun selling Ember Temperature Control Mugs in its stores across most of the U.S. and online for $149.95. Whether it’s coffee,… Read More
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Author: Lora Kolodny

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Oracle Just Bought Dyn, the Company That Brought Down the Internet

An attack on internet infrastructure company Dyn last month cut off access to some of the world’s biggest sites last month. Now Oracle is buying the company The post Oracle Just Bought Dyn, the Company That Brought Down the Internet appeared first on WIRED.


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Author: Klint Finley

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IBM expands its UK presence with 4 new data centers

 IBM today announced that it is launching four new data centers in the U.K. This brings IBM’s total data center footprint in the U.K. to six, in addition to 16 other locations across Europe. This is yet another example of the company’s increasing infrastructure investment. The first of these new U.K. locations in Fareham will go online in December, with the other three U.K.… Read More
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Author: Frederic Lardinois

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What Silicon Valley Got Wrong About the 2016 Election

In this episode of WIRED Dot Gov, we talk with Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken and Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya about the 2016 election. The post What Silicon Valley Got Wrong About the 2016 Election appeared first on WIRED.


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Author: Wired Staff

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Facebook plans to boost UK headcount by 50% as gov’t signals corporate tax rate cut

 Facebook has followed Google’s lead by trumpeting plans to expand its presence in the UK — despite ongoing uncertainty over the impact of this summer’s Brexit vote for the country to leave the European Union. Read More
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Author: Natasha Lomas

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