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Russians are using undiscovered exploits to hack the US government - Engadget

April 18, 2015 - 10:12pm

Engadget

Russians are using undiscovered exploits to hack the US government
Engadget
If you've been wondering how Russian cyberattackers could compromise the White House and other high-profile targets, the security researchers at FireEye have an answer. They've determined that APT28, a politically-motivated Russian hacking group, used ...
Russian hackers use zero-days to try to get sanctions dataTHE BUSINESS TIMES
Russian cyber attackers used two unknown flaws: security companyWTAQ

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Mortal Kombat X Patch 1.02 Out Now, Includes New Skins, Gameplay Changes - GameSpot

April 18, 2015 - 5:53pm

GameSpot

Mortal Kombat X Patch 1.02 Out Now, Includes New Skins, Gameplay Changes
GameSpot
NetherRealm has released patch 1.02 for its fighting game Mortal Kombat X, the developer has announced. The patch includes new costumes for a few fighters, including a classic skin for the ice-wielding ninja Sub-Zero. More importantly, the patch makes a ...
New Mortal Kombat X Patch 1.02 Adds New Character Skins, Improves ...IGN
Mortal Kombat introduces gay characterGamespresso
PSA: WB Interactive Offers Workaround For Mortal Kombat X Error CE-34878-0 ...Game Informer
GearNuke -VentureBeat -Load The Game
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WhatsApp touts 800M monthly active users - CNET

April 18, 2015 - 3:38pm

CNET

WhatsApp touts 800M monthly active users
CNET
The Facebook-owned messaging service retains its position as one of the largest platforms around, according to numbers from WhatsApp. by Nate Ralph · @NateRalph; 19 April 2015, 6:26 am AEST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.
More than 800 million now use WhatsApp monthlyUSA TODAY
WhatsApp tops 800M active users; Facebook ad partner sees strong Q1 numbersSeeking Alpha
WhatsApp growth streak hits 800M active usersCNBC
Standard Bulletin -Statesmen News -Digital Trends
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2.3 Million Apple Watches Preordered to Date - Madd Apple News

April 18, 2015 - 3:34pm

2.3 Million Apple Watches Preordered to Date
Madd Apple News
Although it has initially been claimed that the Apple Watch sold in about 1 million units, now, popular Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo alleged that the famous company might have actually sold over 2.3 million Apple Watches since pre-orders became available ...

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1 Million Apple Watches Preordered on April 10 - Madd Apple News

April 18, 2015 - 3:00pm

Madd Apple News

1 Million Apple Watches Preordered on April 10
Madd Apple News
Everyone expected the Apple Watch to be a success, but maybe not everyone realized how successful this product will be. Not even Apple itself. Reportedly, over 1 million Apple Watches were pre-ordered last week, on the first day when the device became ...

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Steam Now Limits Users Accounts Based On Purchase History - Attack of the Fanboy

April 18, 2015 - 2:42pm

Attack of the Fanboy

Steam Now Limits Users Accounts Based On Purchase History
Attack of the Fanboy
New policies have been enacted under the Steam user agreement that now limits to user accounts from doing such actions such as friend invites, group chat, gaining Steam profile levels and trading cards among other things. The new limited user accounts ...
Steam Accounts Now Have Limited Access FeatureHardcore Gamer
If you want to chat on Steam, spend at least $5Engadget
Steam now restricts accounts to protect against spam and phishingGamasutra
TechnoBuffalo
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Steam Accounts Now Have Limited Access Feature - Hardcore Gamer

April 18, 2015 - 11:58am

Steam Accounts Now Have Limited Access Feature
Hardcore Gamer
If you haven't spent at least $5 on your Steam account you may have noticed that you're unable to use certain features that you once were able to. This is because Steam has now given your account limited access in their hopes of protecting other users from ...

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BMW recalling 91800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem - San Antonio Express-News

April 18, 2015 - 10:58am

Malay Mail Online

BMW recalling 91800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem
San Antonio Express-News
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash. The problem affects the 2005 to 2008 models of the Mini Cooper and Cooper S. BMW says the air bag may not ...
BMW to recall 91800 Mini Coopers in US over air bag flawMalay Mail Online
AP News - BMW recalling 91800 Mini Coopers to repair air bag troubleStatesmen News

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WhatsApp hits 800m active users, could top a billion by year's end - Digital Trends

April 18, 2015 - 8:29am

Digital Trends

WhatsApp hits 800m active users, could top a billion by year's end
Digital Trends
WhatsApp founder Jan Koum said Friday the messaging app now has 800 million users globally. Having added 100 million since January, the service looks set to top a billion users by the end of the year. Facebook, you may recall, picked up WhatsApp for a ...

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Here's what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone - CNET

April 18, 2015 - 7:08am

CNET

Here's what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone
CNET
Apple Watch all alone: what can it do? Not a lot -- it's mainly an iPhone accessory -- but there are some key things that it can handle on its own. by Scott Stein · @jetscott; 18 April 2015, 10:00 pm AEST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.
Apple needs to let the Watch stand on its owngulfnews.com
First Apple Watch health IT apps bring important messages to the wristPCWorld
Sickweather Apple Watch app puts a 'Geiger counter for sickness' on your wristVentureBeat
AppAdvice -Ordoh
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Roomates stab each other, steal car over Android, iPhone debate - IBNLive

April 18, 2015 - 1:33am

IBNLive

Roomates stab each other, steal car over Android, iPhone debate
IBNLive
New Delhi: A heated debate over whose smartphone was better landed two roommates behind the bars in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The roommates, Jiro oMendez and Elias Ecevo allegedly stabbed each other as they argued over whether Android smartphones ...
Android vs iOS debate gets violentAusdroid
Roommates stab each other with beer bottles in iPhone vs. Android disputeApple Insider
Tulsa Roommates Batter Each Other With Beer Bottles in iPhone vs. Android ...ABC News
Daily Caller -NextShark -KTUL
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Take a look at just how terrific Twitterrific for Apple Watch is - AppAdvice

April 18, 2015 - 1:04am

AppAdvice

Take a look at just how terrific Twitterrific for Apple Watch is
AppAdvice
If you're getting an Apple Watch and thinking of installing a Twitter client on it, you probably have already set your sights on the official Twitter app. But if you want a more beautiful and feature-filled Twitter client for your Apple Watch, you ought to get Twitterrific ...
Banking on Apple Watch Will Be Limited, for NowNew York Times
Developers are pretty excited about Apple WatchComputerworld
Two local banks to release apps for the Apple WatchConnectAmarillo.com powered by KVII
MarketWatch -Apple Insider -Boston.com
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After 50 Years, Moore's Law Has Only Started To Disrupt Everything We Do - Forbes

April 17, 2015 - 10:24pm

Forbes

After 50 Years, Moore's Law Has Only Started To Disrupt Everything We Do
Forbes
Sunday, April 19, will mark the 5oth anniversary of a phenomenon that has transformed industry and society more than any other in modern times: Moore's Law. On that date, Fairchild Semiconductor and later Intel cofounder Gordon Moore published an article ...
The Promise at Technology's Powerful HeartWall Street Journal
Silicon Valley marks 50 years of Moore's LawSan Jose Mercury News
Moore's Law at 50: Defining the Speed of ChangePC Magazine
PCWorld -Scientific American
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'Halo: Spartan Strike' Review - An Evolutionary Success - Touch Arcade

April 17, 2015 - 7:51pm

Touch Arcade

'Halo: Spartan Strike' Review - An Evolutionary Success
Touch Arcade
Recently, Microsoft and the folks at 343 Industries launched two Halo spinoffs on the App Store. Halo: Spartan Assault [$5.99] originally debuted back in 2013 on Windows devices and is finally on iOS devices. However, Halo: Spartan Strike [$5.99] is a brand ...

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Comcast to launch ultra-fast Internet in Bay Area - SFGate

April 17, 2015 - 7:04pm

SFGate

Comcast to launch ultra-fast Internet in Bay Area
SFGate
Under pressure from competitors, Comcast is revving up its Internet service. The company said Friday it plans to offer a new high-speed service in June in Northern and Central California that's twice as fast as the service AT&T recently introduced in Cupertino.
Comcast's superfast 2-gigabit Internet takes on AT&T and GoogleSan Jose Mercury News
Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiersPCWorld
Comcast Bringing 2Gbps 'Gigabit Pro' Service to CaliforniaPC Magazine
Seeking Alpha -The Consumerist
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Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones - CNET

April 17, 2015 - 5:19pm

CNET

Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones
CNET
FCC approves plan to share airwaves previously used by the military to help mobile operators keep up with wireless data demands. by Marguerite Reardon · @maggie_reardon; April 17, 2015 2:41 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.
FCC Frees Up Spectrum for Low-Cost Wireless HubsWall Street Journal
REFILE-US FCC to open up valuable airwaves for tech and telecom companiesReuters
FCC wants television broadcasters to sell airwaves to wireless carriersBusiness Record
CIO Australia -Statesmen News -Digital Journal
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This Disney 3-D Printer Uses Fabric to Create Soft Objects - NBCNews.com

April 17, 2015 - 4:52pm

NBCNews.com

This Disney 3-D Printer Uses Fabric to Create Soft Objects
NBCNews.com
A new type of 3-D printer created by Disney Research allows layers of soft fabric to be used instead of plastic or metal. The result is objects that are as soft and pliable as normal 3-D printed things are rough and solid. It works by laying down a sheet of fabric, ...
Disney Research has a 3D printer that can sew bunnies for youEngadget
Disney Research Develops New Fabric 3D Printer3DPrint.com
Disney develops layered fabric 3-D printerUPI.com
Product Design & Development -Gizmodo
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Scott Forstall, Apple's ex-iOS boss resurfaces...on Broadway? - Mashable

April 17, 2015 - 3:09pm

Mashable

Scott Forstall, Apple's ex-iOS boss resurfaces...on Broadway?
Mashable
For years, we've been trying to figure out where Scott Forstall, Apple's former senior vice-president of iOS, had gone since leaving the company in 2012. Admittedly, we didn't expect the answer to be Broadway. You remember Forstall. He was Apple ...
Ex-Apple exec Scott Forstall takes to Twitter for first time, announces Broadway ...Apple Insider
You'll never believe what ex-Apple VP Scott Forstall is up to nowCult of Mac
Former iOS Chief Scott Forstall is Now a Broadway ProducerMac Rumors
iClarified -BGR -Telegraph.co.uk
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Canadian banks play hard ball with Apple Pay's moving north - Computerworld

April 17, 2015 - 2:06pm

Computerworld

Canadian banks play hard ball with Apple Pay's moving north
Computerworld
Apple Pay is poised to cross the border into Canada this fall, but some Canadian banks are reportedly concerned that Apple wants a bigger cut of each transaction than it takes in the U.S.. The Canadian banks negotiating with Apple are Royal Bank of Canada ...
Report: Apple Pay on its way to Canada this fallMacworld
Apple in talks to launch Apple Pay in Canada - WSJReuters
Apple Pay plans to launch in Canada this fallMarketWatch
Apple Insider -Mac Rumors -TrustedReviews
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You! GOOGLE! HAND OVER the special SAUCE, says Senate (of France) - The Register

April 17, 2015 - 1:16pm

Dispatch Times

You! GOOGLE! HAND OVER the special SAUCE, says Senate (of France)
The Register
Google's European woes continued on Thursday as the French senate voted to force the search monster to expose its algorithm and highlight rivals on its welcome page. The amendment, proposed by Catherine Morin-Desailly, which would force Google to ...
French Senate wants Google to promote its search competitorsNetwork World
French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm WorkingsDispatch Times

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