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Peter Thiel, Tech Billionaire, Reveals Secret War With Gawker - New York Times

3 hours 13 min ago

Newsweek

Peter Thiel, Tech Billionaire, Reveals Secret War With Gawker
New York Times
Peter Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, has spent about $10 million to help the wrestler Hulk Hogan sue Gawker. “It's less about revenge and more about specific deterrence,” he said. Credit Damien Maloney for The New York Times. A billionaire Silicon ...
Reports Peg Tech Billionaire As Funder Of Hulk Hogan's Case Against GawkerNPR
Gawker Fails To Get New Trial In Hulk Hogan Case, Who Has Been Bankrolling Hogan's Lawsuit?Wrestlezone
PETER THIEL ON GAWKER: 'If I didn't do something, nobody would'Business Insider
Fusion -Hollywood Reporter -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Washington Post
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What do Microsoft's latest mobile layoffs mean for the Surface phone? - Mashable

5 hours 37 min ago

Mashable

What do Microsoft's latest mobile layoffs mean for the Surface phone?
Mashable
If we needed any more confirmation that Microsoft's Nokia acquisition was a disaster, it came today in the form of another 1,850 layoffs, mostly from legacy operations in Finland. That's in addition to the nearly 8,000 heads that rolled last year in ...
Microsoft retreats from phone business with more job cutsCNET
Microsoft kills the last remnants of Nokia, will lay off 1850 peopleExtremeTech
Microsoft clarifies recent smartphone moves as "streamlining" of hardware businessWinBeta
Thurrott.com (blog) -InformationWeek -PC Magazine -Digital Trends
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Salesforce inks deal with AWS to expand international presence - TechCrunch

6 hours 10 min ago

Salesforce inks deal with AWS to expand international presence
TechCrunch
AWS announced today that it was expanding its relationship with Salesforce.com, with Salesforce naming the cloud giant a preferred cloud provider. The agreement should help Salesforce increase its international presence without having to build its own ...

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Salesforce inks deal with AWS to expand international presence - TechCrunch

6 hours 10 min ago

VentureBeat

Salesforce inks deal with AWS to expand international presence
TechCrunch
AWS announced today that it was expanding its relationship with Salesforce.com, with Salesforce naming the cloud giant a preferred cloud provider. The agreement should help Salesforce increase its international presence without having to build its own ...
Amazon scored yet another huge win from its newfound buddy, SalesforceBusiness Insider
Salesforce Inks Major Deal With Amazon Web ServicesFortune
Salesforce confirms Amazon Web Services as its 'preferred' public cloud infrastructure providerGeekWire
Computerworld -ZDNet -VentureBeat -Business Wire (press release)
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Battleborn's Alani adds some complexity to the healer role - Destructoid

9 hours 54 min ago

Destructoid

Battleborn's Alani adds some complexity to the healer role
Destructoid
Alani became available yesterday for the select few who have already invested in Battleborn past the base game. Everybody else will have to wait until May 31 for her to unlock (and then will have to spend a pretty sizable chunk of in-game money to use ...
'Battleborn' gets a hefty $20 price cut through the weekendEngadget
Battleborn cuts price and rolls out a new character as Overwatch launchesPolygon
Battleborn's Newest Update Makes Balance Changes, Tweaks HeroesGameSpot
PlayStation LifeStyle -CNET -Attack of the Fanboy -Twinfinite
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GOP budget bill would kill net neutrality and FCC's set-top box plan - Ars Technica

11 hours 18 min ago

Ars Technica

GOP budget bill would kill net neutrality and FCC's set-top box plan
Ars Technica
House Republicans yesterday released a plan to slash the Federal Communications Commission's budget by $69 million and prevent the FCC from enforcing net neutrality rules, "rate regulation," and its plan to boost competition in the set-top box market.
The Next Battle for Net Neutrality Is Getting BloodyGizmodo
Internet companies seek answers on wireless streaming freebiesCNET
House spending bill takes swipes at FCC rulesThe Hill
The Verge -Computerworld -Engadget -Android Headlines
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'Pokémon GO' US Beta Kicks Off as New Battle Details Are Revealed - Mac Rumors

11 hours 54 min ago

Mac Rumors

'Pokémon GO' US Beta Kicks Off as New Battle Details Are Revealed
Mac Rumors
Beta testing of the upcoming Pokémon GO game for iOS kicked off in the United States today, with Niantic Labs sending out beta invites to customers who signed up to be field testers earlier this month. Beta testing is already underway in Japan ...
'Pokemon Go' beta arrives on mobile devicesEngadget
Pokémon Go beta test starts today — here's how battles workVentureBeat
Pokémon Go offers trainer customization, microtransactions and morePolygon
GameSpot -9 to 5 Google -SlashGear -iDigitalTimes.com
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AT&T boosts GoPhone plans for customers with additional high-speed data - Android Community

12 hours 3 min ago

Android Community

AT&T boosts GoPhone plans for customers with additional high-speed data
Android Community
AT&T's announcement of a more simplified upgrade and shopping experience is just one of the many new good news. The company just shared that those on GoPhone, specifically the $45 and $60 plans, will be getting more data. It's another upgrade that will ...

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AT&T Ups Data on Prepaid GoPhone Plans - PC Magazine

12 hours 16 min ago

PC Magazine

AT&T Ups Data on Prepaid GoPhone Plans
PC Magazine
AT&T GoPhone users are getting more mobile data. Starting Friday, users on the $45 or $60 monthly plans will get a data boost—on top of unlimited talk and text and rollover data. New and existing customers can take advantage of the automatic update, ...
AT&T GoPhone prepaid bolstered in battle against Verizon, T-MobileRCR Wireless News
AT&T's prepaid GoPhone plans suddenly got a little betterCNET

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Apple in Talks About Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles - Mac Rumors

12 hours 19 min ago

Mac Rumors

Apple in Talks About Charging Stations for Electric Vehicles
Mac Rumors
Tesla-Supercharger Apple has been engaged in discussions with charging station companies about their underlying technologies, according to Reuters. The talks are largely unsurprising given that Apple is widely believed to be researching and developing ...
Apple working on charging infrastructure for electric cars - reportAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
An Apple vs Tesla showdown looks increasingly likelyBGR
Report: Apple interested in charging station technology for powering rumored electric vehicle9 to 5 Mac
Forbes -The Verge -AppAdvice -Engadget
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Google is building a self-driving car R&D center near Detroit - The Verge

12 hours 41 min ago

The Verge

Google is building a self-driving car R&D center near Detroit
The Verge
Google's Self-Driving Car Project just announced on Google+ that it's building what it calls a "self-driving technology development center" in Novi, Michigan, about 30 miles northwest of Detroit. The 53,000-square-foot facility will be used for ...
Google opening self-driving car facility near DetroitUSA TODAY
Google plans to open a self-driving car lab near DetroitRecode
Google to open self-driving car tech center in Detroit suburbMLive.com
Forbes -The Detroit News -Business Insider -Fortune
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How to make installing the Windows 7 convenience rollup a little less painful - ZDNet

13 hours 57 min ago

ZDNet

How to make installing the Windows 7 convenience rollup a little less painful
ZDNet
A number of users attempting to install Microsoft's recent convenience rollup for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 have found various steps along the way rather ... inconvenient. win7conveniencerollup.png. There are some tips, courtesy of Microsoft ...
Microsoft Moves Windows 10 to 2 Feature Updates Each YearWindows IT Pro
Microsoft's just turned Windows 10 into malwareBGR
How To Adjust Windows Insider Settings on Windows 10 Redstone BuildsSuperSite for Windows
TechTarget (blog) -TheStreet.com -BetaNews -Hot Hardware
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Nintendo Giving 500 Fans A Shot At Playing Zelda Wii U In June - Attack of the Fanboy

15 hours 33 min ago

Attack of the Fanboy

Nintendo Giving 500 Fans A Shot At Playing Zelda Wii U In June
Attack of the Fanboy
It's been a long time since we've gotten any new information about the upcoming legend of Zelda game, though that will change next month when the game will be Nintendo's sole E3 offering. However, Nintendo is giving fans a shot at actually playing the ...
Nintendo to Allow 500 Fans to Play The Legend of Zelda EarlyGame Rant
E3 2016 for Nintendo: Facts, rumors and speculationPolygon
Nintendo Offering 500 Fans A Chance To Be Among The First To Play 'The Legend Of Zelda' For Wii UTech Times
Engadget -Shacknews -Business Wire (press release) -GameZone
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E3 2016 for Nintendo: Facts, rumors and speculation - Polygon

15 hours 56 min ago

Polygon

E3 2016 for Nintendo: Facts, rumors and speculation
Polygon
For E3 2016, Nintendo has one thing on the brain: The Legend of Zelda. The developer is forgoing the chance to show off other upcoming titles or even its next console, known only as NX, to focus exclusively on this one title. In other words, great news ...

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Microsoft bangs the final nail in Nokia Devices' coffin, will lay off 1850 - Ars Technica

19 hours 44 min ago

Ars Technica

Microsoft bangs the final nail in Nokia Devices' coffin, will lay off 1850
Ars Technica
Company will take one last $950 million hit as a result; is a Surface phone next? by Peter Bright - May 25, 2016 2:00am PDT. Share · Tweet · Email · Google · Reddit · 54. Satya Nadella and former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop during happier times. Elop got ...
Microsoft lays off hundreds as it guts its phone businessThe Verge
Microsoft Signs Away Final Traces of Two Year Old Nokia PurchaseSuperSite for Windows
Microsoft kills off another chunk of its smartphone activitiesComputerworld
ZDNet -CNET -VentureBeat -Wall Street Journal
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Toyota and Volkswagen Step Up Investments in Tech Start-Ups - New York Times

May 24, 2016 - 8:07pm

New York Times

Toyota and Volkswagen Step Up Investments in Tech Start-Ups
New York Times
Shahar Waiser is the chief executive of Gett, a popular ride-hailing app in Europe. The company said it has established a relationship with Volkswagen. Credit Gett. SAN FRANCISCO — Automakers are looking toward a technology-driven future, one where ...
Toyota and Uber Join Forces: What It MeansMotley Fool
Calling an Uber Is Cooler Than Owning a Car—And Automakers Want InWIRED
Toyota and Uber Reach Investment, Lease PartnershipWall Street Journal
Digital Trends -BBC News -CNET -International Business Times
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E Ink brings rich color to ePaper, but not to e-readers - TechCrunch

May 24, 2016 - 6:30pm

TechCrunch

E Ink brings rich color to ePaper, but not to e-readers
TechCrunch
E Ink, maker of the ePaper displays found in many e-readers (maddening to have three different e prefixes in one sentence, but it's unavoidable), announced a brand new type of reflective display that can show a huge range of colors — but the tech is ...
E Ink announces a color breakthrough, but it's only for signsEngadget
E Ink's Color ePaper up closeSlashGear
The future of ultra-low-powered displays is finally in living colorMashable
Business Wire (press release) -Liliputing
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Volkswagen, Toyota buy into ridesharing - Yahoo News

May 24, 2016 - 5:18pm

Yahoo News

Volkswagen, Toyota buy into ridesharing
Yahoo News
San Francisco (AFP) - Toyota and Volkswagen announced separate partnerships Tuesday with rideshare companies Uber and Gett, in the latest such moves by major carmakers. Japan's Toyota and ridesharing titan Uber said they had entered into a ...

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Apple Working on Amazon Echo Competitor, Opening Siri Up to Developers - Mac Rumors

May 24, 2016 - 4:07pm

Mac Rumors

Apple Working on Amazon Echo Competitor, Opening Siri Up to Developers
Mac Rumors
amazonecho2 Apple is actively developing a product that would compete with the Amazon Echo and Google Home, reports The Information. Citing a source with direct knowledge of Apple's plans, the report suggests Apple is working on a Siri-based device ...
Apple looks to debut Siri SDK at WWDC, developing Amazon Echo competitorAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple is reportedly building a Siri speaker to rival Amazon's EchoThe Verge
Report: Apple planning Siri SDK for WWDC as it builds Amazon Echo/Google Home hardware competitor9 to 5 Mac
USA TODAY -BGR -Gizmodo -AppAdvice
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