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We’ve seen different battery innovations popup this year, such as the microbatteries revealed back in April that are as powerful as they are small. We’ve heard talk about a possible Viacom partnership with Twitter before, bringing with it social TV show clips. Microsoft has announced that it is kicking off three bounty programs this month to encourage hackers to find bugs and exploitations. As the Xbox One suffered a significant amount of negative feedback from those that, thus far, weren’t happy with the machine’s rules surrounding disk sharing and always-connected internet, Microsoft and the Xbox team have turned over a new leaf. This week we’re taking a look at the latest and greatest from Lenovo in the Ultrabook and convertible space for Windows 8 computing. While the Curiosity rover is chugging along on the surface of Mars, NASA is making other discoveries from samples taken from other Mars rovers. The Lytro miniature camera just received a fairly significant update today. The company just outed an accompanying iOS app that allows you to share the photos taken on a Lytro with your iOS device. While it may not come as much of a surprise to some people, the FBI has confirmed and admitted that they perform surveillance with drones on US soil. The iPad will be in even more schools come this fall when classes start up again, as Apple has landed a huge contract with the Los Angeles Unified School District that will see them pay $30 million to Apple for the ability to use iPads in classrooms once the school season starts back up again
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Popular music streaming service Rdio launched a companion video streaming site back in April for a limited number of users.