Acer Aliyun OS smartphone canceled, Alibaba says Google threatened Acer

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Acer was set to launch a new Acer CloudMobile A800 in Shanghai today, but it seems they’ve canceled the plans last moment. The A800 was quite unique not just because of its cloud-focus but because it was changing up the OS by making use of the Chinese Aliyun OS by Alibaba.

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Bow Down to Your Noodle-Making Robot Overlords

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At this point in time, robots aren’t very good at tasks that require intuition, common sense or human judgement, but they are fantastic at performing repetitive tasks on a consistent basis. We’ve already seen robots take over many of the functions at many factories, and now there’s a robot chef that is taking over the […]

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Samsung Accused of Numerous Child Labor Law Infractions in China

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While there has been a lot of attention paid to Foxconn and Apple in recent years, other companies aren’t exactly angels either. In fact, Child Labor Watch is accusing Samsung of all sorts of child labor abuse in at least one of its factories in China.

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Lenovo Android Smart TVs Now Available in China

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Decades ago, no one would have thought that the idiot box would evolve into something smarter. We are in the era of the smart TV, and companies like Apple and Samsung are already heavyweights in this segment. The latest machine to enter the market is from Lenovo, who have just launched their Android powered K91 smart TV in China.

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Volkswagen Hover Car Concept (Video)

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How would you like to own a personal mobility transporter from Volkswagen that hovers a few feet above the ground? Sounds really exciting, right? Say hello to the new Hover Car design, one of three top concepts from the company’s crowd-sourced “People’s Car Project” (PCP).

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Intel’s Atom-Powered Lava XOLO X900 Android Smartphone For India

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As expected, Intel’s first Atom-powered Android smartphone, the Lava XOLO X900, has arrived. But the device is a mid-tier one and is just meant for the Indian market, although what is important is that Intel’s inside and the chip maker’s first major push is just the beginning.

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Do You Want The Samsung Galaxy S3 Or The New Meizu MX Quad-Core?

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Powered by a Cortex-A9-based quad-core Samsung Exynos chip, the new handset will run Meizu-customized Ice Cream Sandwich (Flyme OS) and has a 4-inch 960 x 640 ASV display. The company claims that the device will feature 20% less CPU power consumption, and its CPU is 60% faster and GPU is 50% faster when compared to its dual core predecessor.

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