Kabam to focus on producing top tier mobile games

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Developer wants to make games that rank in the top 10 positions of app stores Kabam, a game developer based in San Francisco, California, has announced that it will be committing its efforts to producing mobile games that rank within the top 10 positions in app stores. The company has a long history of developing multiplayer strategy games on mobile platforms, but internal changes are shifting the company’s focus into other sectors. Mobile games come in a various forms, and some of the most popular games that have been developed…

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Michael Kors is taking the wearable technology leap

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John Idol, the CEO of the brand, has said that more details will be announced in the “next few months”. The Michael Kors fashion label – likely best recognized for its MK print handbags – has now announced that it intends to start making its way into the wearable technology category, and it plans to start making announcements of the specifics for those products within the “next few months.” The announcement of the Michael Kors entry into wearables was made to analysts by the CEO. According to CEO John Idol,…

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Wearable technology from Intel to boost Parkinson’s disease research

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The tech company is working with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for progress in study and treatment. The Intel Corporation and the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) for Parkinson’s Research have now announced that they will be working together in a new initiative that uses wearable technology to help to improve the research being conducted on the disease and the types of treatments that will be available to those who have it. This neurodegenerative brain disease is second only to Alzheimer’s in its prevalence in the United States. This strategy…

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Wearable technology shirt at the center of Intel’s current vision

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The chipmaker’s entry into wearables will involve a product that people have been wearing for millennia. According to Intel, the next big thing in wearable technology will be a smart shirt, which is technically something that is already being worn by millions of people and that has been worn for a very long time. Of course, it is the “smart” aspect of the apparel that makes the difference in this particular case. Brian Krzanich, the CEO of Intel, modeled this wearable technology, himself. While attending the Code Conference, he donned…

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Wearable technology perceptions are holding it back

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Intel says that companies aren’t yet concentrating on what people actually want from these devices. According to Steve Brown, chief evangelist and futurist at Intel, until the industry works to design their wearable technology in a way that will appeal to the perceptions of consumers, that sector simply will not succeed. This statement was made in a speech that Brown gave in London at a tech event. Brown spoke at the Wearable Technology Show in London with a keynote address in which he instructed the delegates in the audience to…

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Wearables ideas sought by Intel

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The massive technology company is launching a global initiative to challenge people to come up with a winning idea. Intel Corp. has announced the start of a worldwide challenge that will have people competing for the top ideas in the wearables category, and that will offer the winners of this technology contest a cash prize. This is one of the hottest areas of mobile technology at the moment and Intel clearly wants to lead the way. According to an Intel Architecture Group vice president, W. Eric Mentzer, who is also…

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Intel sets sights on mobile security

Security is growing as a priority for businesses and consumers alike Mobile security is becoming a priority for many technology companies. More people are beginning to use their mobile devices for more than just communication and many of these people are using their smartphones and tablets for job-related activates. This could present a serious problem for businesses, especially because many people do not have adequate security software installed on their devices. Intel has taken the issue to heart and is one of the companies that is working to promote mobile…

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Perceptual Computing unveiled by Intel

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Intel reveals Perceptual Computing during IDF event Intel recently held the 2012 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco, California, where the company introduced a new concept it is calling Perceptual Computing. According to Intel, Perceptual Computing refers to a new generation of human-computing interactions. The concept is characterized in technologies, such as mobile devices, sensing and perceiving user actions and responding to these actions accordingly. Intel notes that Perceptual Computing relies heavily on augmented reality technology, which has long shown its ability to respond to user interaction. New SDK…

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Magic Mirror to bring augmented reality to retail

Augmented reality may solve some problems in e-commerce E-commerce has emerged as one of the most prominent aspects of the retail industry. Retailers have been making more of an effort to connect with online consumers in recent years, recognizing that these people represent a wide and diverse audience. As retailers begin to focus more on e-commerce, they are becoming more interested in the use of augmented reality. Many retailers face a simple, but important problem in that a significant portion of online consumers will not make purchases of items they…

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Augmented reality catches the attention of Intel

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Intel begins to show more interest in augmented reality technology Intel, acclaimed maker of semiconductor computer chips, is accustomed to stepping outside of the boundaries of convention when it comes to developing innovative technologies. The company has long been on the cutting edge of technological progress with its wide range of products. Earlier this year, the company began showing interest in NFC technology for a new line of computer chips. These chips would have enabled any electronic device they were installed in to communicate wirelessly with other devices. Now, Intel…

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Intel to release new NFC-enabled “ultrabook” laptops by the end of the year

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Technology giant Intel has announced a new line of portable computers called “ultrabooks.” The company has begun feeling pressure from competitor Apple in the laptop market, which has grown in the past few years as more consumers begin to show signs of favoring mobility over anything else. Intel’s ultrabooks are designed to be high-performance machines that are durable and house some of the best features Intel has to offer. Many of these features are quite impressive, but Intel’s most innovative addition to the ultrabooks is an NFC chip that will…

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