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Firefox 36 Arrives in Supported Ubuntu Systemsview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Canonical revealed that the latest Firefox 36 package has been added to the repositories and users can now upgrade their systems in order to get it. It usually takes a few days until the maintainers push the latest Firefox packages to the repositories, but this time they did it in record time. (IT news)

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Apple Mulls New Screen Factory Deal with Japan Displayview story

http://thevarguy.com – Apple is considering backing construction of a new plant in Japan to produce smartphone displays for its iPhones in a collaboration with Japan Display. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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Netflix Expands Its Kids’ Lineup With Five New Shows, Including An “Inspector Gadget” Rebootview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Netflix this morning announced it’s preparing to expand its lineup of original and exclusive programs aimed at children with an order of five new kids’ shows, including remakes of well-loved classics like Inspector Gadget and Danger Mouse. (IT news)

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digiKam 4.8.0 Arrives with Numerous Fixesview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Digital photo management application for KDE and Linux digiKam, which includes an image editor for photo corrections and manipulation, is now at version 4.8.0 and is ready for download. digiKam is actually a collection of very powerful tools that can be used for a variety of tasks related to image editing. (IT news)

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Apple is poaching Samsung’s experts in imaging and battery technologyview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – According to a report published by The Korea Times earlier today, a number of Samsung’s engineers, who happen to be experts in image processing, signal processing and battery development, have been “aggressively” poached by Apple. (IT news)

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Hold My Beer, Because You’re About To Ride A DIY Gas-Powered Go-Kartview story

http://techcrunch.com –  If you’ve ever dreamt of pulling a Little Rascals and riding down a massive hill on a wooden scooter, have we got a Kickstarter for you. The PlyFly Go-Kart is a flat-pack built-it-yourself go-kart that runs on a gasoline engine and can go up to 25 miles per hour. The kit is made of cut wood and assembles in about a day. It includes a 2.5 or 4 HP gas engine for maximum rev action. (IT news)

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ToutApp Raises $15M To Build Email Tools For Salespeopleview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Email-focused startup ToutApp has raised a $15 million Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz. (IT news)

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Physical Keyboards Are Awesomeview story

http://techcrunch.com –  If you visit the main TechCrunch office, you’ll note an open office filled with nerds, about half wearing headphones. Everyone is typing on Apple laptops, either by themselves, plugged into one monitor or several, or essentially ‘docked,’ with the user employing a standalone keyboard and touchpad to interact with the machine. Missing from that mix? (IT news)

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Lenovo announces its first smartphone aimed at photographersview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Earlier today at Mobile World Congress, Lenovo announced its first ever photo-focused smartphone, the Vibe Shot, which boasts a whopping 16-megapixel rear-facing camera and an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter; both of which have direct support Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). The handset packs a 5-inch Full HD display, a 1.7GHz Snapdragon 615 quad-core processor, 3GB of RAM, an Adreno 405 GPU, (IT news)

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IBM Expects $40 Billion in Sales from Analytics, Cloud, Mobile, Security by 2018view story

http://thevarguy.com – IBM hopes to turn $4 billion in spending into some $40 billion in analytics, cloud, mobile and security sales, or 44 percent of 2018’s $90 billion in expected revenue. Content Classification:  Curated read more (IT news)

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Microsoft Will Offer Windows 10 Upgrade For Mobile Devices Running Windows 8.1view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Microsoft has confirmed that it will offer Windows 10 for all mobile devices that currently run its latest Windows 8.1 software. Read More (IT news)

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Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge unveiledview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – With the new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung has announced a new Gear VR headset. The Gear VR Innovator Edition has been altered to be compatible with the company’s two new handsets. (IT news)