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Apple Pay lands but will it fail to fuel take-off in mobile payments? - TechRadar UK

2 hours 22 min ago

TechRadar UK

Apple Pay lands but will it fail to fuel take-off in mobile payments?
TechRadar UK
Few brands can make the headlines for each of their new launches and Apple is surely one of them. The much anticipated launch of the iPhone 6 has yet again created a buzz that still hasn't subsided. One of the most anticipated features of Apple's new ...
Will PayPal lose to Apple Pay?Promotion World (press release)
Review: Pay by phone or just keep using plastic?Businessweek

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Twitter grants $12.7m to MIT for social data analysis, new tools - AsiaOne

October 1, 2014 - 11:07pm

AsiaOne

Twitter grants $12.7m to MIT for social data analysis, new tools
AsiaOne
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter Inc on Wednesday gave US$10 million (S$12.7 million) to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for research that would explore how people use and achieve shared goals using social networks. Over five years, the university's ...

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ARM announces mbed -- an Internet of Things (IoT) platform - BetaNews

October 1, 2014 - 10:11pm

BetaNews

ARM announces mbed -- an Internet of Things (IoT) platform
BetaNews
There are a lot of technology buzzwords and phrases being thrown around lately, such as "Cloud" and "Wearables", but the one I see gaining the most traction is "Internet of Things". The concept is pretty simple -- things being connected to the Internet, but ...

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Cisco and Netgear line up behind new Helix 64-bit ARM chips - PCWorld

October 1, 2014 - 8:17pm

Forbes

Cisco and Netgear line up behind new Helix 64-bit ARM chips
PCWorld
AppliedMicro has announced a new family of 64-bit ARM chips that could disrupt the stodgy but sizeable market for components used in network routers, printers and other “embedded” equipment. Cisco Systems, Netgear and Hewlett-Packard were among ...
Applied Micro: Get lost, PowerPC! We're flinging 64-bit ARM HeliX cores at ...Register
AppliedMicro Launches 64-Bit ARM-Based Custom Cores for High End EmbeddedMarketWatch
Applied Micro Circuits HeliX: A New Twist on Embedded CPUs For Companies ...Forbes

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Ello is a referendum on personal data-driven web advertising - VentureBeat

October 1, 2014 - 7:06pm

Firstpost

Ello is a referendum on personal data-driven web advertising
VentureBeat
Ello, the new buzzy social network that doesn't show ads or collect personal data, isn't just the latest fad for the cool kids, and asking how Ello will make money is the wrong question. Ello is a referendum on personal data-driven web advertising, which is ...
'Anti-Facebook' social network gets viral surgeMSN Malaysia News
Ello, goodbye: five social network flopsSydney Morning Herald
What Is This 'Ello' Everyone's Posting About On Facebook?Huffington Post
Fortune -Social Barrel -fox4kc.com
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Carriers Double Caps On Data to Poach Users - Wall Street Journal

October 1, 2014 - 6:55pm

Wall Street Journal

Carriers Double Caps On Data to Poach Users
Wall Street Journal
Verizon Communications Inc. announced its doubling promotion Wednesday, the same day Sprint offered to double AT&T's already doubled plans. AP. Wireless carriers battling for cellphone customers are offering to "double the data"—a promotion that has ...
Sprint and Verizon Double Data After AT&T (Update)Tom's Guide
Now Verizon Wireless is Jumping on the "Double Data" BandwagonDailyTech
Wireless carriers double data offerings as competition intensifiesReuters
BGR -Benchmark Monitor -Young Herald
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'Ghost Gunner' lets people make untraceable, homemade guns - CNET

October 1, 2014 - 5:21pm

CNET

'Ghost Gunner' lets people make untraceable, homemade guns
CNET
Defense Distributed's newest project is a PC-connected milling machine that aims to streamline the process of self-assembling AR-15 semi-automatic rifles. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; 1 October 2014 11:09 pm BST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Making a homemade metal semi-automatic rifle just got crazy easyArs Technica
Desktop device to make key gun part goes on sale in USPhys.Org
'Ghost Gunner' Makes Untraceable Guns Using a PCPC Magazine

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Twitter Gives MIT $10 Million to Study the Social Impact of Tech - Businessweek

October 1, 2014 - 4:58pm

WebProNews

Twitter Gives MIT $10 Million to Study the Social Impact of Tech
Businessweek
Twitter (TWTR) is giving $10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the next five years to study patterns of public discourse on the Internet, and potentially to build technology that will make online civic action more effective. The research will ...
Twitter Grants $10 Million To MIT For Social Data Analysis, New ToolsWSB Radio
Twitter funds MIT Laboratory for Social MachinesBoing Boing
Twitter Gives MIT $10 Million For New Research Lab, Social Network PlatformsInternational Business Times
Xconomy -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Verizon won't throttle unlimited LTE users after all - PCWorld

October 1, 2014 - 4:56pm

PhoneDog

Verizon won't throttle unlimited LTE users after all
PCWorld
Verizon Wireless won't go ahead with a widely criticized plan to slow down the connections of heavy data users with unlimited LTE plans. The carrier had announced in July it would extend a practice it calls network optimization to unlimited LTE subscribers ...
Verizon backs off on plans to throttle unlimited data usersCNET
Verizon Cancels Plan to Throttle Heavy 4G Data UsersNBCNews.com
Verizon will not throttle unlimited 4G LTE data users, to double data plans in ...Apple Insider
DailyTech -SlashGear -9 to 5 Google
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Hong Kong Crashes Great Firewall With FireChat - Voice of America

October 1, 2014 - 4:41pm

Voice of America

Hong Kong Crashes Great Firewall With FireChat
Voice of America
WASHINGTON —. Large-scale civic uprisings tend to spawn their own titles – Ukraine's “Orange Revolution” for example, the “Velvet Revolution” in then-Czechoslovakia, or the newly minted “Umbrella Uprising” presently underway in Hong Kong. These days ...
Protests propel FireChat app to top spot in Hong KongLos Angeles Times
China May Be Monitoring Hong Kong Protesters' Off-the-Grid ChatsNewsweek
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protesters Turn to FireChat App to OrganizeABC News
TIME
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Verizon backs off on plans to throttle unlimited data users - CNET

October 1, 2014 - 4:14pm

CNET

Verizon backs off on plans to throttle unlimited data users
CNET
The company said it has made its decision after "ongoing dialogue" about its network optimization plan. by Roger Cheng · @RogerWCheng; October 1, 2014 1:51 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Verizon Wireless Unlimited LTE Customers Rejoice; Throttling Campaign ...DailyTech
Verizon Wireless Says It Won't Be Throttling Unlimited Data Users After AllAndroid Police
At the 11th hour, Verizon decides to cancel its controversial throttling plansGigaom
MediaPost Communications -TechRadar UK -androidandme.com
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Facebook apologizes to LGBT community, clarifies names policy - PCWorld

October 1, 2014 - 3:10pm

LGBTQ Nation

Facebook apologizes to LGBT community, clarifies names policy
PCWorld
Facebook has apologized to drag queens and the larger LGBT community in the wake of controversy over the site's names policy, clarifying that users don't have to use their legal name. Drag queens and other members of the LGBT community initially met ...
Facebook apologizes to gay community, alters identity policyCNET
Facebook apologizes to LGBTQ users, plans “substantive changes”Ars Technica
Facebook's Chris Cox Apologizes For 'Real Name' Policy And 'Hardship' It ...International Business Times
TIME -Mashable -VentureBeat
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'Someone' Targets Hong Kong Protesters Using Jailbroken iPhones with Malware - The Mac Observer

October 1, 2014 - 2:45pm

The Mac Observer

'Someone' Targets Hong Kong Protesters Using Jailbroken iPhones with Malware
The Mac Observer
iSpy A "Chinese-speaking entity" has targeted Hong Kong protestors using jailbroken iPhones with a trojan horse malware attack. According to security research firm Lacoon, that unknown entity has launched an attack through social media channels called ...
Malware infiltrates Hong Kong protestors' devicesThe Westside Story
China's Cyber War Against Hong Kong ProtestorsThe Diplomat
iOS Trojan Spies on Hong Kong ProtestersPC Magazine
Dumb-Out -EVDOinfo -Help Net Security
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Internet is growing, but offline users are falling behind: McKinsey - Livemint

October 1, 2014 - 1:55pm

Livemint

Internet is growing, but offline users are falling behind: McKinsey
Livemint
On India, specifically, the report acknowledged that Internet penetration is poised to continue growing at a rapid pace, particularly due to the rapid uptake of mobile Internet. Photo,: Mint. The worldwide Internet user population was around 2.7 billion in 2013, ...
What Barriers Must Internet.org Overcome to Connect the Remaining 4.4B ...AllFacebook
Smartphones, data plans cheapest in IndiaHindu Business Line
Facebook's Zuckerberg To Attend Internet Summit In India Next Week, Meet ...International Business Times

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Conservatives say that net neutrality equates to government takeover of the ... - PCWorld

October 1, 2014 - 1:33pm

PCWorld

Conservatives say that net neutrality equates to government takeover of the ...
PCWorld
More than 2.4 million people have signed letters calling on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to stop its proposed “takeover” of the Internet in an effort by conservative activist group American Commitment to reframe the debate about the agency's ...
Will FCC Regulate Online Web Services Next?Bidness ETC
Hunted: Comcast Leads a Plot Against the InternetPhoenix New Times (blog)
Netflix's Chief Executive Pushes Net Neutrality in EuropeNew York Times (blog)
FierceMobileIT -U.S. News & World Report -PFhub
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Google slashes cloud prices - CRN Australia

October 1, 2014 - 1:20pm

Google slashes cloud prices
CRN Australia
Senior vice-president of technical infrastructure Urs Holzle said: "Effective immediately, we are cutting prices of Google Compute Engine by approximately 10 percent for all instance types in every region. "These cuts are a result of increased efficiency in our ...

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'Destiny' Patch 1.0.2 Tweaks Legendary Loot Drops - Forbes

October 1, 2014 - 1:06pm

Forbes

'Destiny' Patch 1.0.2 Tweaks Legendary Loot Drops
Forbes
Destiny is a game built on grinding for loot. Nowhere is this more apparent then in post-level-20 gameplay. Leveling after level 20 requires you to get better and better gear to boost your “Light.” Better and better gear is found by playing missions, purchasing it ...
Destiny update 1.0.2 live, fixes Engram decryptionComputerandvideogames.com
Destiny Patch 1.0.2 Out Now, Makes Big Changes to EngramsGameSpot
Bungie patches Destiny, Cryptarch now feeling more generousJoystiq
Ubergizmo -Game Informer -GameZone
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Apple to offer next iPad in gold -- report - CNET

October 1, 2014 - 12:26pm

CNET

Apple to offer next iPad in gold -- report
CNET
The company is expected to announce new tablets this month and add a gold version to its current silver and gray models. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 2 October 2014, 3:04 am AEST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.

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Protests propel FireChat app to top spot in Hong Kong - Los Angeles Times

October 1, 2014 - 12:24pm

CBC.ca

Protests propel FireChat app to top spot in Hong Kong
Los Angeles Times
The most popular app of the moment in China and Hong Kong is a cross between WhatsApp and Twitter, made possible by a new networking technology. Designed for friends to get in a touch with one another at crowded concerts and events, FireChat took off ...
Burning Man App Becomes Tool for Hong Kong ProtestorsBillboard
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protesters Turn to FireChat App to OrganizeABC News

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Protests propel FireChat app to top spot in Hong Kong - Los Angeles Times

October 1, 2014 - 12:24pm

CBC.ca

Protests propel FireChat app to top spot in Hong Kong
Los Angeles Times
The most popular app of the moment in China and Hong Kong is a cross between WhatsApp and Twitter, made possible by a new networking technology. Designed for friends to get in a touch with one another at crowded concerts and events, FireChat took off ...
Burning Man App Becomes Tool for Hong Kong ProtestorsBillboard
China May Be Monitoring Hong Kong Protesters' Off-the-Grid ChatsNewsweek
Hong Kong's Protesters Don't Need the Internet to Chat With One AnotherTIME
VICE
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