New PC industry consortium to develop next-gen memory interconnect

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A new memory standard consortium wants to revolutionize how we connect new storage devices to future computers, and it’s promising near-term results.

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New, faster Qi wireless charging spec could get an iPhone from 0 to 60% in 30 minutes

The Wireless Power Consortium has updated its popular Qi wireless power specification to include a new 15-watt fast charging mode, meaning that if Apple eventually does choose to expand the availability of wireless charging across its product range, it could do so with no detriment to charging times.



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Unicorn, cheese wedge, taco emoji and more coming to Unicode 8.0

The Unicode Consortium on Wednesday released the character database and code charts for Unicode version 8.0, which tacks on a total of 7,716 new and scripts and symbols to the standard, including 41 emoji.



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Rockstar patent sale could net Apple $392 million in March quarter

The sale of patents owned by the Rockstar Consortium of companies could bring a windfall of $392 million in additional cash to Apple’s March quarter, estimates from one analyst predict.



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Unicode Consortium announces 250 new emoji characters, ethnic diversity not included

The Unicode Consortium on Monday announced the latest Unicode Standard version 7.0 release includes 2,834 new characters and — more importantly to avid texters — more than 250 pictographs, otherwise known as emoji.



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