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There's Still A Possibility For The TV DVR Feature On Xbox One, Get The Details
Everyone who remembers that DVR feature that is never coming to Xbox One, please raise your hand. Not so fast, chumps! It looks like the possibility of that particular functionality isn't necessarily off of the table for good. In a recent conversation ...
Microsoft Talks Scorpio Plans as Nintendo Teases NXGameSpot
Microsoft shutting down Xbox FitnessPolygon
This Game of Thrones Xbox One special edition looks like a terrible cakeThe Verge
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Volkswagen Agrees to Pay $14.7 Billion to Settle Diesel Scandal Claims in the US
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Matthias Müller, left, chief executive of Volkswagen, and Hans Dieter Pötsch, the company's chairman. Credit Alexander Koerner/Getty Images. Volkswagen has agreed to pay nearly $15 billion to settle claims stemming from its diesel emissions cheating ...
Volkswagen's US diesel emissions settlement to cost $15 billion: sourceReuters
Volkswagen agrees to pay consumers biggest auto settlement in historyWashington Post
Volkswagen to Face $15 Billion Tab in U.S. SettlementBloomberg
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Customer wins $10K judgment from Microsoft over unauthorized Windows 10 upgrade
Microsoft last month paid a California travel agent $10,000 after she won a judgment in small claims court by successfully arguing that an unauthorized upgrade to Windows 10 crippled her work PC. Teri Goldstein, the owner of Sausalito, Calif.-based TG ...
Unwanted Windows 10 upgrade costs Microsoft $10000Ars Technica
A lawsuit over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade just cost Microsoft $10000PCWorld
Microsoft pays woman $10000 for forcing Windows 10 installationThe Verge
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Facebook's Slideshow feature takes on Apple Memories
Apple's Craig Federighi tells WWDC attendees about all of the Photos app updates coming in iOS 10. Screenshot by CNET. Facebook loves it when you share photos and videos: It's sort of like cat videos without the cats. You love to post them and your ...
Facebook's new Slideshow feature turns your photos into videosThe Verge
Facebook introduces Slideshow feature, a new way to share photos and videosMashable
Facebook Inc. (FB) Introduces Slideshow, A Take On Snapchat Stories To Share Weekend MemoriesInternational Business Times
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Twitch introduces 'Cheering' emotes for tipping streamers
Twitch, the popular game-streaming site, has a funding problem. Not related to the company -- it's owned by Amazon and is just fine -- but its streamers. Like on other video platforms, creators are paid based on ad views and subscriptions, and by all ...
You can now tip Twitch streamers by buying animated chat emotesThe Verge
Twitch's Cheers enable fans to fund their favorite livestreamers with premium emotesVentureBeat
Twitch just invented this animated emoji that costs $140 to use onceCNET
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Google updates Maps and Earth apps with super sharp satellite imagery
Google has updated its mapping applications with new, higher-resolution imagery from NASA's Landsat 8 satellite, the company announced today. That means Google Maps and Google Earth now contain far sharper and more detailed photographs, which ...
Google Earth and Maps get sharper satellite imagery with new updateTechCrunch
Google's Satellite Map Gets a 700-Trillion-Pixel MakeoverThe Atlantic
Google Updates Earth Satellite Imagery With Higher QualityAndroid Headlines
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Google opens up its Virtual Reality field trips for all, debuts new apps and services for teachers - TechCrunch
Google opens up its Virtual Reality field trips for all, debuts new apps and services for teachers
On the heels of Amazon's entry into the learning materials market, Google this morning also unveiled a series of product announcements aimed at expanding use of Google products and technologies in the classroom setting. At the ISTE conference today ...
Google is making its educational tools more powerfulThe Verge
We Went on the VR Field Trip of Tomorrow. Here's What We SawWIRED
Google For Education Announces New Tech To Prepare For Fall SemesterForbes
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Facebook launches human-curated Featured Events list
550 million people use Facebook Events each month, with 60% of connections to events happening serendipitously in the News Feed. But Facebook is giving hardcore extroverts seeking more parties a new Featured Events list full of hand-picked gatherings.
Facebook to flag more events for usersUSA TODAY
Facebook Is Now Recommending Events Based on Human Opinions, Not AlgorithmsAdweek
A team of Facebook employees will soon suggest events for you to attend off of FacebookRecode
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Google is making a toy system that teaches kids how to code
Learning to code usually involves sitting in front of a computer, memorizing commands, and carefully checking for syntax errors. But what if instead, coding was colorful, fun, and let you interact with the real world? That's what Google is trying to do ...
Google's Project Bloks tinker toys teach coding to kidsEngadget
Google launches Project Bloks, a new open hardware platform for teaching kids to codeTechCrunch
Google Is Building Physical Code For KidsPopular Science
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Microsoft Says It's in Love With Linux. Now It's Finally Proving It
Today, the company released .NET Core 1.0, a version of its popular software development platform that will run not just on its own Windows operating systems, but on the Linux and Mac OS X operating systems as well. What's more, .NET Core is open ...
Microsoft's open source .NET Core and ASP.NET Core hit 1.0TechCrunch
Satya Nadella has made huge progress with a company that was once...Business Insider
Microsoft showcases SQL Server, .NET Core on Red Hat Enterprise Linux deliverablesZDNet
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HP adds a touchscreen to its 11-inch Chromebook lineup
HP today announced the Chromebook 11 G5, the first of the company's Chrome OS laptops in the 11-inch range to include a touchscreen display. The new Chromebook starts at $189 and will go on sale through HP's channel partners in July. It will be more ...
HP's new Chromebook offers up to 12.5 hours of battery life and starts at $189TechCrunch
HP's new Chromebook 11 G5 promises 12.5 hours battery lifeZDNet
Deal Alert: Original Chromebook Pixel Now $398.99 On eBay (Open Box)Tech Times
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Amazon Video now offers Dolby Vision HDR content
Do you love your children, or will you buy them this Belkin case for their... Next Story. I've given up on Sony · Tech · Amazon. Amazon Video now offers Dolby Vision HDR content. Both HDR formats are now supported. By Micah Singleton; on June 27, 2016 ...
Dolby Laboratories and Amazon Announce Availability of Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range on Amazon VideoBusiness Wire (press release)
Dolby's wide color range technology comes to Amazon VideoEngadget
Amazon Adds Dolby Vision HDR To Streaming TitlesTwice
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Twitter adds stickers for photos and lets you search them like hashtags
Twitter will begin letting you add virtual stickers to the photos you post, the company said today. Hundreds are available at launch, including the standard Unicode emoji and some original work from Twitter. The company is also creating collections of ...
Twitter Announces Searchable #Stickers for PhotosPR Newswire (press release)
Twitter now lets you insert searchable stickers into photosVentureBeat
Twitter introduces #Stickers, giving your timeline a taste of SnapchatMashable
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Meet the Smartest, Cutest AI-Powered Robot You've Ever Seen
Caption: The many iterations of Cozmo. (Not pictured: the one that was a webcam on top of a box of staples.)Anki. Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Author: David Pierce. David Pierce Gear; Date of Publication: 06.27.16. 06.27.16; Time of ...
Anki's Cozmo robot is the real-life WALL-E we've been waiting forThe Verge
Anki aims to bring a Pixar character to life with its plucky little robotTechCrunch
Meet Cozmo, the little robot pet you can play games withPolygon
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Intel may sell off the security division it built around McAfee
Intel is considering selling its security business as the company tries to focus on delivering chips for cloud computing and connected devices, according to a news report. The Intel Security business came largely from the company's acquisition for $7.7 ...
Tech Five: Intel may sell McAfee businessUSA TODAY
Intel (INTC) Stock Down on Potential Cyber Security Unit SaleTheStreet.com
Intel mulls sale of Intel Security - reportsThe Register
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Street Fighter 5's Next Update Will Include Balrog and Ibuki, Watch New Trailer Here
Street Fighter 5's next update will include two new characters and launches on July 1, Capcom has announced.. The boxer Balrog will be returning to the fighting game series with both new and familiar moves in his arsenal. Balrog will be rolled out ...
Street Fighter V gets Balrog later this weekPC Gamer
Balrog Getting a Surprise Release for Street Fighter 5 This WeekIGN
Balrog And A Couple Of Surprise Guests Get A Street Fighter V Reveal TrailerBleeding Cool News
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Google CEO's Quora account briefly hijacked by Mark Zuckerberg hackers
Google CEO Sundar Pichai had his Quora account hacked last night, becoming the latest in a list of major tech figures to have their social media presences hijacked by a group calling itself "OurMine." The breach comes less than a month after both Mark ...
Google's Sundar Pichai latest target of social media hackersEngadget
Hackers break into Google CEO Sundar Pichai's Quora accountMashable
Google CEO's Quora Account Hijacked by Zuckerberg HackersNewsweek
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India's $4 smartphone arrives June 30th
We wouldn't blame you for thinking that the $4 Indian smartphone was just a pipe dream, but it's apparently quite real. Ringing Bells tells the Indian Express that its ultra low-cost Freedom 251 (named based on its price in rupees) will start shipping ...
A smartphone costing just $4 starts shipping this weekYahoo News
This $4 smartphone finally has a ship date after sparking investigationsMashable
Freedom 251 $4 Smartphone Finally Gets A Release DateUbergizmo
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Chrome exploit makes life easier for video pirates
Media giants insist on copy protection systems in browsers to prevent bootleggers from copying video streams, but these anti-piracy measures aren't foolproof. Security researchers have found a flaw in Chrome (and any Chromium-based browser) that ...
Chrome Bug Makes It Easy to Download Movies From Netflix and Amazon PrimeGizmodo
A Bug in Chrome Makes It Easy to Pirate MoviesWIRED
Google Chrome Vulnerability Discovered by Israeli Researchers; Lets Attackers Steal Movies and Protected ContentJewish Business News
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The 5G Wireless Revolution Just Started With This Move
In a recent speech, the FCC chairman probably kickstarted the 5G movement, but it will be some time before AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, or Sprint brings the service to consumers. Andrew Tonner. (TMFTheDude). Jun 26, 2016 at 11:47AM. Getty Wireless Device
7 tips for rural carriers in battling Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and SprintRCR Wireless News
Verizon wants to develop standards for 5G, signs deal with KT to speed up commercializationPhone Arena
Telecoms open shop on Madison Avenue, but will brands buy?TechCrunch
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