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Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns - PCWorld

October 22, 2014 - 9:40pm

Firstpost

Xiaomi moving data outside China following privacy concerns
PCWorld
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is moving customer data and its Internet platforms to servers outside China, only months after the company apologized over privacy concerns. Since early this year, Xiaomi has been migrating the data as a way to “cut down ...
Indian Air Force warns against using Xiaomi phonesMobiletor.com

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Some Bank of America customers double-charged for Apple Pay purchases - WBTV

October 22, 2014 - 9:27pm

Some Bank of America customers double-charged for Apple Pay purchases
WBTV
An autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range, according to a report. More >>. An autopsy shows Michael Brown was shot in hand at close range, according to a report. More >> ...

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The most important things Mark Zuckerberg just said in broken Chinese - Quartz

October 22, 2014 - 8:21pm

Wired

The most important things Mark Zuckerberg just said in broken Chinese
Quartz
Whether part of a bid to get Facebook unblocked or, as he professes, because he “wants to study Chinese culture,” founder Mark Zuckerberg awed the internet on Wednesday (Oct 22) with a 30-minute interview at Beijing's Tsinghua University—in Mandarin.
Mark Zuckerberg's Chinese interview--in MandarinUSA TODAY
Mark Zuckerberg Speaks Mandarin, Blows Everyone's MindWired
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg just did a Q&A, entirely in ChineseMarketWatch
Silicon Valley Business Journal -TIME -Mashable
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iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds - CNET

October 22, 2014 - 8:14pm

CNET

iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds
CNET
The one new feature you didn't expect from Apple's iPad Air 2? iFixit says the new device has a battery that's 15 percent smaller, yet Apple claims it still gets the same battery life. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; October 22, 2014 5:59 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook.

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Security on agenda as Apple head Tim Cook visits - ecns

October 22, 2014 - 7:21pm

ecns

Security on agenda as Apple head Tim Cook visits
ecns
Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook discussed information security issues with Vice-Premier Ma Kai in Beijing on Wednesday amid security concerns involving the United States-based company's cloud storage service. Cook and Ma "exchanged views" on ...

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Sold! Apple-1 Computer Built by Steve Wozniak Auctioned for $905000 - NBCNews.com

October 22, 2014 - 6:46pm

Fox News

Sold! Apple-1 Computer Built by Steve Wozniak Auctioned for $905000
NBCNews.com
One of the few remaining examples of Apple Inc.'s first pre-assembled computer, Apple-1, has sold for a record $905,000 at an auction in New York. The Apple-1 was described as “in superb overall condition,” with no apparent modifications to the ...
Apple-1 computer sold at auction for $905000Fox News
Rare working Apple I goes for record-smashing $905000 at auctionApple Insider
Vintage Apple computer built by Woz sells for whopping $750000CNET
Newsday -Mac|Life -Fortune
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Google bets big on augmented reality - Economic Times

October 22, 2014 - 5:31pm

Google bets big on augmented reality
Economic Times
NEW YORK: Google is making a big bet on augmented reality, leading a $542 million investment in a shadowy startup called Magic Leap, based in Florida. The investment, one of the largest ever made by Google, values Magic Leap at about $2 billion, ...

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REFILE-UPDATE 1-US FCC pauses clock on AT&T-DirecTV, Comcast-TWC ... - Reuters

October 22, 2014 - 4:56pm

The Consumerist

REFILE-UPDATE 1-US FCC pauses clock on AT&T-DirecTV, Comcast-TWC ...
Reuters
(Fixes headline to delete extraneous letter in company name). WASHINGTON Oct 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday paused its informal "shot clock" deadline on the reviews of the proposed mergers of AT&T Inc and ...
FCC pauses review of Comcast, AT&T deals over contract fightSFGate
AT&T Misses Expectations On Q3 Earnings And RevenueForbes
FCC stops the clock on some big telecom merger reviewsFortune
Los Angeles Times -MediaPost Communications -Dslreports
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BofA to Refund Apple Pay Customers Charged Twice - ABC News

October 22, 2014 - 4:53pm

Wall Street Journal

BofA to Refund Apple Pay Customers Charged Twice
ABC News
Bank of America apologized Wednesday for a double-billing glitch that affected some customers who made purchases with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments service that Apple launched this week. Some customers have reported they were charged twice ...
Apple Pay sees problems as users get charged twiceCNET
Apple Pay Problems Begin to SurfaceAmerican Banker
Bank of America customers double-charged for Apple Pay purchasesThe State
MarketWatch -Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Apple Pay sees problems as users get charged twice - CNET

October 22, 2014 - 4:46pm

PCWorld

Apple Pay sees problems as users get charged twice
CNET
Bank of America apologizes for a glitch that's causing duplicate Apple Pay charges. Also, Google creates a new app for organizing email, and Google users can give their accounts extra protection with USB security keys. by Bridget Carey · @BridgetCarey; 23 ...
Apple Pay users double charged by Bank of AmericaLoad The Game
Some Apple Pay users charged twice for purchasesCBS News
Bank of America customers double-charged for Apple Pay purchasesThe State

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Progress builds up developer chops with Telerik buy - PCWorld

October 22, 2014 - 4:06pm

Boston Business Journal

Progress builds up developer chops with Telerik buy
PCWorld
In a move to muscle up in the app dev space, platform services provider Progress Software is in the process of acquiring development software vendor Telerik for US$262.5 million. Progress plans to fold Telerik's tools into its developer platform, Progress ...
As Mobile Software Starts Gaining Enterprise Traction, Progress Software ...Forbes
Progress Software to Acquire Toolmaker Telerik for $262.5 MillioneWeek
Progress Software to acquire Telerik for $262.5 millionSDTimes.com
TechCrunch (blog) -Lowell Sun -CMSWire
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Accused text-message spammers to pay $9 million in settlement - PCWorld

October 22, 2014 - 2:22pm

Network World

Accused text-message spammers to pay $9 million in settlement
PCWorld
A group of companies that allegedly promised mobile phone users supposedly free gift cards and electronic devices in a “massive” text-messaging spam operation will pay more than US$9 million to settle complaints from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.
FTC orders work-at-home scammers to pay $25M to consumers' fundVentureBeat
Spam texting, mobile cramming defendants settle FTC chargesTelecompaper (subscription)
FTC Settles Charges Against Defendants in Robocall, Mobile Cramming ScamACA International
Bloomberg BNA -Network World -The Consumerist
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The App That Will Make Algebra Classes Seem Even More Pointless - Slate Magazine (blog)

October 22, 2014 - 1:29pm

Slate Magazine (blog)

The App That Will Make Algebra Classes Seem Even More Pointless
Slate Magazine (blog)
Math is important and I'm a big fan. No hard feelings about that time I got a 50 on a calc final in college. I still like math (plus I passed the class). But a new app called PhotoMath is making all those high school classes feel a little more pointless. You just take a ...

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Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric - Computerworld

October 22, 2014 - 1:26pm

USA TODAY

Twitter tears into mobile developer services with Fabric
Computerworld
The problem with Twitter has always been monetization: Ads don't pull in the revenue needed to maintain the social network, and it doesn't have Facebook's pull to entice developers to build on top of the platform. But no more -- or at least so Twitter hopes.
Twitter woos mobile developers, debuts tools at FlightUSA TODAY
Twitter's Audacious Plan to Infiltrate All Your AppsWired
Twitter flaunts 'Fabric' while honing in on mobile baseZDNet
The Verge -Gigaom -VentureBeat
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Apple releases thinner iPad Air, iPad Mini 3 - National Business Review (subscription)

October 22, 2014 - 12:28pm

Apple releases thinner iPad Air, iPad Mini 3
National Business Review (subscription)
Apple launched new iPads this morning at an event at its headquarters in Cupertino, California: the second-generation iPad Air and the iPad mini 3. The company is banking on the new tablets to turnaround iPad sales, which have fallen over the past couple ...

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Google debuts Inbox, a new way to stay on top of email - USA TODAY

October 22, 2014 - 12:21pm

USA TODAY

Google debuts Inbox, a new way to stay on top of email
USA TODAY
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — A decade ago, Google took the wraps off Gmail, the popular email service used by hundreds of millions the world over. Now that email is vibrating in pockets as often as it's pinging computers, the Internet giant is rethinking how your ...
Google unveils “Inbox” as combined toolset for mail, calendars, tasksArs Technica
Gmail's New Inbox App Is Your New Personal Email AssistantWired
Inbox is a total reinvention of email from GoogleThe Verge
Android Police -New York Times (blog)
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Apple CEO meets with Chinese official following iCloud attacks - CNET

October 22, 2014 - 12:10pm

CNET

Apple CEO meets with Chinese official following iCloud attacks
CNET
The meeting follows a notice from Apple that iCloud has been targeted by network attacks in an attempt to gain user information. But are the Chinese behind it? by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; October 22, 2014 9:42 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.

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iPad Mini 3 Review: Apple's Small Tablet Stays Mostly The Same - MSN News

October 22, 2014 - 12:07pm

iPad Mini 3 Review: Apple's Small Tablet Stays Mostly The Same
MSN News
Apple's iPad mini 3 is one of two new tablets launched last week at a special event in Cupertino, and it is definitely the one that got the least attention from Apple's product development team over the past year. The iPad Air 2 has an all-new processor, new ...

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Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs - PCWorld

October 22, 2014 - 11:22am

Jive integrates enterprise social suite with Google Docs
PCWorld
As it fights to remain a leader in enterprise social networking (ESN) among giant rivals, pure-play vendor Jive Software has been furiously integrating its suite with the most popular business software, now adding the Google Docs productivity applications.
Jive Delivers Fall Cloud Releases of Jive and Jive X Community PlatformsDestination CRM
Jive Improves Its Cloud Apps GameInformationWeek
Jive Drives Greater Brand Affinity With Latest Upgrade To Its Innovative External ...MarketWatch
Broadway World
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Amazon's Kindle Voyage Won't Kill Hardcovers, No Matter What Critics Say - Bustle

October 22, 2014 - 10:41am

Amazon's Kindle Voyage Won't Kill Hardcovers, No Matter What Critics Say
Bustle
Kindles and other kinds of e-readers have been around for years, and I still haven't made the switch from print to screen. I don't see this a particularly passionate or political decision — it's just a preference. Not everyone, however, feels that way. At the New ...

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