Samsung will acquire cloud-computing company Joyent — TechCrunch

Samsung Electronics announced today that it has agreed to acquire cloud-computing company Joyent. In a statement, the Korean tech giant said that the transaction (its financial terms were undisclosed) will allow it to grow its cloud-based services for its smartphones and Internet-connected devices. Read More

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A Major Google Executive Is Leaving the Company Amid Criticism — Tech – TIME

Tony Fadell, CEO of smart home company Nest Labs, is leaving the company two years after selling it to Google for $3.2 billion. His departure comes as Nest came under increasing criticism from the outside and inside alike. “Although this news may feel sudden to some, this transition has been in progress since late last…

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Hands-on with Ricoh’s new waterproof action cam, WG-M2 — TechCrunch

When you think action cams, any number of brands spring to mind. Ricoh may not be one of them, but on paper, the WG-M2 from Ricoh has the perfect combination of features if you like your adventures on the wet and rough end of the spectrum. The camera’s party-trick — and the reason it caught…

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