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TC Roundup: Apple's iPad cover could get smarter and start showing you notifications

13 Jun, 2014

Apple's iPad cover could get smarter and start showing you notifications: Last week, Apple announced that iOS 8 will have interactive notifications, making it possible for people to interact directly with these before opening the apps that are calling for their attention. (VentureBeat)

Startup launches 'first wearable health record' for Google Glass: Google Inc's futuristic eyeglasses are finding their way into hospitals and clinics throughout the United States. To meet the growing demand for Google Glass from physicians, Drchrono, a Mountain View, Calif., based electronic medical record company has developed a new application for the device it claims is the first "wearable health record."(Reuters)

PayPal launches PassPort to lure more international sales from merchants: PayPal and its owner eBay have been through a few tough rounds in the ring these last few months, facing calls from Carl Ichan to split the company (finished for now), a Twitter encounter with a departing, annoyed employee, and getting its president poached by Facebook. Today, however, comes news of a tamer sort for the company: it is rolling out a new site called PassPort, aimed at merchants using its platform as a resource for stats, tips and general information on selling internationally. (Techcrunch)

Twitter COO Rowghani resigns from job: Ali Rowghani, COO of Twitter, resigned from his job at the social communications site, announcing the move in a tweet. (Re/code)

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