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All posts tagged "Kodak"

  • Apple awarded patent for a wireless action camera, GoPro shares tumble

    Apple has been awarded a patent by the USPTO based on IP it acquired from the now defunct Eastman Kodak in a deal from 2013. The patent details a remote digital camera system that can be controlled from a smartwatch. The patent is a threat to GoPro which has, since its 2004 launch, dominated the action camera market. There have been other attempts at challenging GoPro, including the ISaw A3 Extreme action camera, which we reviewed on our sister site Gearburn, but the GoPro has managed to shake off that competition. However, in Apple, GoPro is facing a...

  • Google ScreenWise pays you for your data

    You’re the product! I hear this over and over on all of the geeky sites that I tend to frequent. It’s a direct response to every article that comes out describing how yet another “free” online service is gathering every last shred of data on its users, in order to gain access to some of that precious advertising revenue. Now, Google is finally acknowledging that your data is worth a lot of money. In fact, it’s willing to pay you for it. All you have to do is install the Google ScreenWise extension and then carry on with your every...