Japan goes public with Brexit demands, says data flow deals must be protected

Meanwhile at the G20 summit, president Obama puts UK at back of queue for trade deals. sci tech news

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Microsoft’s fancy new outlook.com, planned for this year, now delayed until next

Even after 9 months of beta testing, Microsoft’s upgrade is taking longer than expected. sci tech news

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Roqos opens up the door to first cloud-based Wi-Fi router service

Not all Wi-Fi routers are created equal, and while some have interesting designs that look out of this world like the Asus RT-AC5300, how many of them are cloud-based? Roqos is here to set the pace, being the first ever cloud-based Wi-Fi router service that has just launched online, where it will open the door for users to have peace of mind as well as a sense of control where …
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DIRTT’s ICEreality puts VR to use for interior, office design


DIRTT-MixedReality-6   A manufacturer of custom prefabricated elements to be built into offices and other work spaces, DIRTT Environmental Solutions is the latest corporation to adopt virtual reality for the enterprise, rather than entertainment. The company unveiled their ICEreality software this week at an annual construction industry trade show, NeoCon 2016, in Chicago. (Yes, tech news had the audacity… Read More Syndicated from TechCrunch

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Comfy raises $12 million for app to end office thermostat wars


The Comfy app is like a remote control for the office. Building Robotics Inc., better known as Comfy, raised $12 million in Series B funding for building automation software that helps companies save energy on office air conditioning while gathering employee-contributed data about the use and occupancy of a workspace.
Emergence Capital led the investment, joined by real estate services company CBRE and Microsoft Ventures.
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The Europas — It’s time for a different kind of tech conference


awards3 (1) Let’s face it. Some tech conferences have lost their way. While TechCrunch Disrupt remains a firmly curated, media-driven, event, with hundreds of journalists attending, a couple of other conferences have really gone for scale. A minimum of 15,000 people, thousands of companies, echoing halls — and a lot of investors (and journalists) turning their badges around so they don’t… Read More Syndicated from TechCrunch

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