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Facebook is pushing more people to an app they didn't choose - Washington Post

2 hours 31 min ago

Washington Post

Facebook is pushing more people to an app they didn't choose
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another. Two years ago, the social-media giant forced its users to adopt its Messenger app for direct communication, a change it enforced by deactivating messages ...
Will Facebook be your next call center operator?TechCrunch
5 cool things to do with Facebook MessengerDaily American Online
Facebook's Sales Growth Is Stunning, and Several Big Opportunities Still RemainTheStreet.com
Fortune -VentureBeat -Bloomberg -MarketWatch (blog)
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Upthere cloud services store all users' data in the cloud, with no local storage - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

5 hours 25 min ago

AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Upthere cloud services store all users' data in the cloud, with no local storage
AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Upthere, a new cloud service designed by former Apple engineers including former Mac software engineering chief Bertrand Serlet, has exited a seven month long beta program on iOS and macOS, and is promising to change how users utilize and think ...

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Tor Project announces new policies in wake of sexual assault scandal - TechCrunch

7 hours 53 min ago

TechCrunch

Tor Project announces new policies in wake of sexual assault scandal
TechCrunch
Nearly two months ago, the Tor Project promised a full investigation into the sexual assault allegations that led to the resignation of one of its lead developers, Jacob Appelbaum. That investigation is now complete, Tor's executive director Shari ...
Tor Project Confirms Sexual Misconduct Claims Against EmployeeNew York Times
Tor inquiry: “Many people” reported being “humiliated” by AppelbaumArs Technica
Nonprofit concludes probe into prominent security activistThe Hill
Engadget -SiliconBeat -The Register -The Tor Blog
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Dropbox levels up its features for administrators - PCWorld

8 hours 40 min ago

VentureBeat

Dropbox levels up its features for administrators
PCWorld
IT administrators managing Dropbox deployments are supposed to have an easier time with it soon, thanks to improvements that the company announced Wednesday. The company is rolling out a redesigned interface for examining logs of user activity within ...
Dropbox Adds Greater Administrative Controls for BusinessesPC Magazine
Dropbox steps up to business users with AdminX, plans device managementTechCrunch
Dropbox adds more security, collaboration controls to woo the enterpriseZDNet
Network World -VentureBeat -Small Business Computing -CMSWire
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Tumblr is getting ads - Fast Company

8 hours 55 min ago

Engadget

Tumblr is getting ads
Fast Company
In a blog post yesterday, Tumblr—now the property of Verizon—revealed that all blogs will now feature advertising, with the option of opting out if users don't want ads on their blog. From Tumblr's post: Tumblr is a place where brilliant, creative ...
Tumblr users will soon see ads on their blogs in a move to generate revenueMashable
Tumblr to introduce ads across all blogsTechCrunch
Tumblr is bringing ads to user blogsEngadget
Tech.Co -Ubergizmo -Fortune -Blasting News
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Ford and MIT project provides on-demand electric shuttles for students - TechCrunch

10 hours 28 min ago

TechCrunch

Ford and MIT project provides on-demand electric shuttles for students
TechCrunch
Ford is working with MIT on a research project that will deploy a new fleet of on-demand electric shuttles that can ferry students from class-to-class both on campus and on city roads at MIT's Cambridge, Mass. location. Students can hail one of three ...
How Ford and MIT's Electric Shuttle Experiment Could Improve Ride-HailingFortune
MIT's ridesharing network is learning to dodge pedestriansEngadget
Ford, MIT to Collect Pedestrian Data for Self-Driving ResearchIndustryWeek
LeftLane News -Malay Mail Online -Autoblog (blog) -Gizmag
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Google Play Family Library for apps, movies, and TV launches today - The Verge

11 hours 21 min ago

The Verge

Google Play Family Library for apps, movies, and TV launches today
The Verge
Two years after Apple launched its Family Sharing feature for iTunes apps and content, Google is finally doing the same thing with a feature it's calling Google Play Family Library. Like Apple's plan, it's free, works with up to six different accounts ...
Google launches Family Library, a way for families to share Google Play purchasesTechCrunch
Google Play Matches Apple on Family Sharing of Apps, Books and VideoWall Street Journal
Google Play Family Library launches, enabling shared apps, games, movies, and morePCWorld
Engadget -USA TODAY -VentureBeat -ZDNet
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Apple and Oracle vets' Upthere raises $77 million to put a new spin on personal cloud storage - TechCrunch

12 hours 3 min ago

TechCrunch

Apple and Oracle vets' Upthere raises $77 million to put a new spin on personal cloud storage
TechCrunch
Upthere isn't your parents' personal cloud storage service. The team behind the service, which is coming out of beta today with $77 million in financing from a slew of investors, believes that the cloud should be your primary storage and not just a ...
Upthere cloud services store all users' data in the cloud, with no local storageAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Upthere cloud service reveals pricing & storage details as it leaves beta9 to 5 Mac
Upthere Comes Out of Beta With $77M for Cloud StorageWall Street Journal
Silicon Valley Business Journal (blog) -Business Wire (press release)
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Mercedes-Benz Also Wants To Do The Electric Truck Thing Like Tesla - Jalopnik

12 hours 6 min ago

Jalopnik

Mercedes-Benz Also Wants To Do The Electric Truck Thing Like Tesla
Jalopnik
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. 1st Gear: Truckin' 2.0: Electric Boogaloo. Tesla made big waves with investors ...
Mercedes-Benz shows off the first fully electric heavy urban transport truckTechCrunch
Breaker, (circuit) breaker: Mercedes debuts all-electric Urban eTruckCNET
Mercedes-Benz to make electric heavy truckUSA TODAY
Automotive News -Carscoops (blog) -PR Newswire (press release) -LeftLane News
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Surface Pro 3's massive battery drain is a software problem, Microsoft says - PCWorld

13 hours 8 sec ago

PCWorld

Surface Pro 3's massive battery drain is a software problem, Microsoft says
PCWorld
Since May, a number of Surface Pro 3 owners have been dealing with surprisingly weak battery life for the two-year-old device. The problem hits some users so severely that their battery lasts only an hour or two after a full charge. Now, Microsoft says ...
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 battery woes attributed to softwareEngadget
Microsoft Investigating Surface Pro 3 Battery ProblemsPC Magazine
Microsoft investigating significant Surface Pro 3 battery issuesThe Verge
TechnoBuffalo -The Bitbag -Ubergizmo -MSPoweruser.com
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Microsoft tries building a smarter iPhone camera app in Pix - CNET

13 hours 49 min ago

Mashable

Microsoft tries building a smarter iPhone camera app in Pix
CNET
Pix focuses on making sure faces turn out great in photos by ensuring good lighting and by taking a series of pictures and eliminating the ones with blurry faces or when people's eyes are shut. Microsoft. Your iPhone has a built-in camera app, but ...
Microsoft Pix makes your iPhone pics pop and moveMashable
Microsoft's new camera app brings AI to your iPhoneEngadget
'Microsoft Pix' for iOS Introduces Smart AI to Automatically Adjust PhotosMac Rumors
Recode -TechCrunch -VentureBeat -Gizmodo
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'Pokemon Go' stakeholder Nintendo posts Q1 loss - CNBC

18 hours 39 min ago

CNBC

'Pokemon Go' stakeholder Nintendo posts Q1 loss
CNBC
Japanese game-maker Nintendo, which owns a stake in the developer of the wildly popular "Pokemon Go" mobile game, said on Wednesday that it had slumped to an operating loss in the quarter that ended June 30, 2016. Nintendo's group operating loss in ...
Nintendo records $49 million operating loss as Wii U sales crumbleThe Verge
Nintendo reports huge quarterly loss amid plummeting Wii U salesPolygon
Nintendo can't count on Pokémon Go to pull itself out of the redVentureBeat
TechCrunch -Engadget -CNET -Atlanta Journal Constitution
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Xiaomi's $750 laptop is like a Macbook Air with gaming hardware inside - CNET

19 hours 2 min ago

CNET

Xiaomi's $750 laptop is like a Macbook Air with gaming hardware inside
CNET
While China's Xiaomi is best known for its budget-friendly phones, the company has recently branched out into all sorts of other tech products. From action cameras to smart weighing scales to water purifiers, the $60 billion startup has been building a ...
Xiaomi's First Laptop Is A Powerful Macbook Air CompetitorForbes
Xiaomi's first laptop is a Macbook Air rival that's as cheap as $540TechCrunch
Xiaomi's first laptop is the $750 Mi Notebook AirEngadget
Android Headlines -The Verge -Bloomberg -iTech Post
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This Xiaomi laptop is like a Macbook Air, with good gaming hardware inside - CNET

19 hours 29 min ago

CNET

This Xiaomi laptop is like a Macbook Air, with good gaming hardware inside
CNET
While China's Xiaomi is best known for its cheap, high-quality phones, the company has recently branched out into all sorts of other tech products, thanks to the robust portfolio of companies in which it has stakes. From action cameras to smart ...
Xiaomi's Redmi Pro does OLED and dual camera on a budgetEngadget
Xiaomi's first laptop is a Macbook Air rival that's as cheap as $540TechCrunch
Rumor: Xiaomi Notebook Air 12 Packaging & Pricing LeakedAndroid Headlines
Android Central -Windows Central -The Indian Express -NDTV
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'Destiny' Latest News, Release Date & Update: Gets Last Update on the Xbox 360; Soon to be on the Xbox One Console - Gamenguide

July 26, 2016 - 11:27pm

Gamenguide

'Destiny' Latest News, Release Date & Update: Gets Last Update on the Xbox 360; Soon to be on the Xbox One Console
Gamenguide
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 15: Sony Computer Entertainment America vice president of publisher and developer relations, Adam Boyes displays 'Destiny' during the Sony E3 press conference at the L.A. Memorial Sports Arena on June 15, 2015 in Los ...
'Destiny' splits off from PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 todayEngadget
Destiny just got its final patch on PS3 and Xbox 360Polygon
Destiny Update 2.3.1 Is Live, Fixes IssuesPlayStation LifeStyle
Bungie
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Apple's cash on hand decreased for the first time in nearly two years - TechCrunch

July 26, 2016 - 4:18pm

TechCrunch

Apple's cash on hand decreased for the first time in nearly two years
TechCrunch
Apple just reported earnings for Q3 2016, and the company soundly beat analyst's expectations. However, there was one number that we're not used to seeing. Apple's cash on hand actually decreased for the first time in seven quarters. Cash on hand this ...
Apple CEO Tim Cook bullish on augmented reality, says company investing in AR techAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple CEO Tim Cook on Augmented Reality: 'We Continue to Invest a Lot in This'Mac Rumors
Apple CEO Tim Cook can't pronounce Pokémon but he still thinks it's incredibleBusiness Insider
VentureBeat -The Verge -CNBC -iTech Post
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Apple sales down, but iPhone 7 offers glimmer of hope - CNET

July 26, 2016 - 3:57pm

NDTV

Apple sales down, but iPhone 7 offers glimmer of hope
CNET
The doomsday scenario for Apple's quarterly results will have to wait. The company on Tuesday reported slightly better-than-expected fiscal third-quarter earnings, revenue and iPhone and iPad sales. It also gave a forecast for fiscal fourth-quarter ...
Apple's Q3 beats expectations with $42.4B in revenue, 40.4M iPhone salesAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
iPhone, iPad and Mac sales are down, but Apple only cares about services nowTechCrunch
Apple's iPhone sales slump again as questions loom over the iPhone 7The Verge
Wall Street Journal -Forbes -Macworld -Engadget
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Zagat's new iPhone app is like the best of Yelp and Foursquare - Engadget

July 26, 2016 - 3:57pm

Engadget

Zagat's new iPhone app is like the best of Yelp and Foursquare
Engadget
After buying the restaurant review company Zagat back in 2011, Google helped to modernize it with a new website, mobile apps and integration within Google Maps. Today, Zagat is getting its biggest upgrade yet on the iPhone, and it's good enough to make ...
Google-owned Zagat app finally gets a makeover, becomes useful againTechCrunch
Google's Zagat Dishes Up a Fresh App, Ditching 30-Point ScaleBloomberg
Google releases redesigned Zagat app for iOS9 to 5 Mac
InStyle -SocialTimes -Wall Street Journal -Eater
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Mobileye Curtailing Tesla Autonomous Relationship In Favor Of BMW, Intel - Forbes

July 26, 2016 - 3:12pm

Forbes

Mobileye Curtailing Tesla Autonomous Relationship In Favor Of BMW, Intel
Forbes
Mobileye, a leading maker of software and components for automated driving systems, won't supply the next generation of its technology to Elon Musk's Tesla Motors TSLA -0.22% Inc. The announcement comes amid U.S. scrutiny of Tesla's Autopilot system, ...
Mobileye stumbles after announcing breakup with TeslaCNBC
Tesla, Mobileye will end Autopilot technology collaborationAutoblog (blog)
Mobileye split with Tesla spurs debate on self-driving techReuters
CNET -Los Angeles Times -Recode -TheStreet.com
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Soft Gold OnePlus 3 Now Up For Purchase In The US - Android Headlines

July 26, 2016 - 2:41pm

Android Headlines

Soft Gold OnePlus 3 Now Up For Purchase In The US
Android Headlines
When the OnePlus 3 was launched earlier this year, it was available in just the one color – Graphite. The company, however, unveiled a Soft Gold version last month, which is now finally available for purchase in the U.S. as per an official announcement ...
OnePlus 3 'Soft Gold' edition arrives in understated luxuryEngadget
OnePlus 3 Soft Gold Variant Is Available For Purchase In US: Check Out The Features HereThe Bitbag
You can buy the gold OnePlus 3 tomorrow in the USThe Verge
Droid Life (press release) (blog) -Android Police -SlashGear -Design & Trend
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