Facebook lifts the veil on its mobile device testing lab

Earlier this week, Facebook gave a small group of reporters a tour of its Prineville, OR data center. In the process, the company also showed off its mobile device lab for testing on physical devices new iOS and Android versions of the Facebook app, Messenger and Instagram.

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Google twists the knife, asks for sanctions against Oracle attorney

The second Oracle v. Google trial drew to a close in May, when a jury found that Google’s use of certain Java APIs wasn’t a copyright infringement. But court filings from last week show that Google isn’t done delivering punishment to Oracle, which started the litigation back in 2010.

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JBL’s Charge 3 waterproof speakers are big on battery and bass

I do the same thing every time I get a waterproof device – I take it home, fill up the sink and dunk it. It’s a strangely cathartic, a sort of gadget baptism, and nicely refreshing for someone who spends so much of his time cautiously handling expensive hardware devices.

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