Samsung’s ultra-portable Scoop speaker revealed by FCC docs

FCC filings spotted by AusDroid seem to have revealed the existence of a new BlueTooth speaker built by Samsung — the appropriately named Scoop. Included in the filing are images of the interior and exterior of the device, as well as its user manual, a document that describes how users can …

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Google keeps ex-Googlers close by investing in their startups

Not long ago, Google had one of the biggest social networks — at least in Brazil and India. Social site Orkut had a sizable presence in those two countries but not elsewhere, leading Google to shut its doors in 2014. The founder, Orkut Büyükkökten, is trying again with Hello Network, …

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This could be the new PlayStation 4 Slim controller

We’ve already got a good look at what appears to be the new, slimmer, PlayStation 4, in pictures and video yesterday posted yesterday to auction sites and Eurogamer. Now we’ve also got a chance to look at what could well be its controller, in a video uploaded to YouTube by tech blogger and developer …

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LG employs wacky designs for its new Bluetooth speakers

LG has a trio of new Bluetooth speakers it’s planning to show off at IFA next month in Berlin, and they’re some of the weirder-looking audio products to hit the market this year. Called the PH2, PH3, and PH4, these brightly colored speakers each take on a different shape. You …

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DreamWorks Animation is now owned by Comcast

Less than four months after Comcast announced its $3.8 billion plan to pick up DreamWorks Animation SKG, the deal is closed. The animation studio, which created franchises like Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, and How To Train Your Dragon, is now part of NBCUniversal’s Universal Filmed Entertainment Group — a movie-related …

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