Apple is set to unveil the new iPhones at a San Francisco event Wednesday, and based on the traditional rumor-and-speculation run-up, here's what we might see: A faster processor, improved cameras, new colors, a Home button that's pressure-sensitive but not clicky, the elimination of the headphone jack and possibly support for a Japanese tap-to-pay system. Also expected: A new Apple Watch and a batch of operating system updates.
[Mark Gurman | Bloomberg]
Just after Apple's event wraps up, Sony execs will take the stage in New York for a PlayStation event that may see the unveiling of two new consoles — the PS4 Slim, a redesigned version of the current model, and the more powerful, 4K-capable PlayStation 4 Neo.
[Rik Henderson | Pocket-lint]
Twitter has been the subject of numerous takeover and acquisition rumors over the last few months, and the company's continued independence will be one of the primary topics when the board meets on Thursday. Also likely to be on the agenda: Possible cost-cutting moves as the company continues to struggle with growth.
[Kurt Wagner | Recode]
Intel announced late Monday that it is buying Movidius, a small chipmaker that makes computer vision processors used in drones and virtual reality devices, among other products. Intel hopes to pair Movidius’ technology with its own RealSense depth-sensing camera technology.
[Ina Fried | Recode]
On the latest episode of Recode Decode with Kara Swisher, Stacy Brown-Philpot, CEO of TaskRabbit, talks about the importance of speaking up about workplace diversity, especially as a black, female tech executive.
[Eric Johnson | Recode]
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