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New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps arrive for Windows 10 - TechCrunch

April 28, 2016 - 9:04am

TechCrunch

New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps arrive for Windows 10
TechCrunch
After Facebook's stellar quarter, which sees users spending massive amounts of time on its mobile apps, including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram, the company announced this morning it's bringing this popular trio of apps to Windows 10. Facebook and ...
Facebook gives Windows 10 a hug with new Facebook, Messenger, and Instagram appsPCWorld
Facebook and Messenger launch for Windows 10 PCs and tablets; Instagram debuts for Windows 10 MobileVentureBeat
Facebook has found a best friend in MicrosoftBusiness Insider
Phys.Org -Mashable -SocialTimes -The Verge
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New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps arrive for Windows 10 - TechCrunch

April 28, 2016 - 9:04am

TechCrunch

New Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps arrive for Windows 10
TechCrunch
After Facebook's stellar quarter, which sees users spending massive amounts of time on its mobile apps, including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram, the company announced this morning it's bringing this popular trio of apps to Windows 10. Facebook and ...
New Facebook and Messenger apps arrive on Windows 10 todayThe Verge
Facebook and Messenger launch for Windows 10 PCs and tablets; Instagram debuts for Windows 10 MobileVentureBeat
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps arrive for Windows 10Engadget
Mashable -WinBeta -SuperSite for Windows -Neowin
all 181 news articles »

Lawsuit blames Snapchat speed filter for crash - USA TODAY

April 28, 2016 - 9:04am

USA TODAY

Lawsuit blames Snapchat speed filter for crash
USA TODAY
A Georgia man claims the car accident that left him with permanent brain damage was caused by a teen too busy taking selfies to pay attention to the road, NBC News reports. Now he's suing the teen, Christal McGee, and Snapchat. The lawsuit filed this ...
Snapchat Speed Filter Blamed For 107-MPH Highway AccidentCBS Local
Snapchat's 'Speed' filter cited in lawsuit following Atlanta highway crashTechCrunch
Teen took Snapchat photos while crashing Mercedes at 107 mph. Now her victim has sued Snapchat.Washington Post
WTSP.com -CBS News -ABC News -WRCB-TV
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HP and Google made this thin, all-metal Chromebook - The Verge

April 28, 2016 - 8:03am

The Verge

HP and Google made this thin, all-metal Chromebook
The Verge
Here's the first Chromebook in a while that's worth paying attention to: the HP Chromebook 13. It's a thin, all-metal machine with surprisingly capable specs. This is the first Chromebook to use one of Intel's Core m Skylake processors (as far as I can ...
HP's Chromebook 13 is the MacBook Air of the Google worldCNET
HP's new Chromebook 13 is a Pixel for everybodyEngadget
HP announces ultra-thin Chromebook 13, the first with an Intel Core M processor, starting at $499VentureBeat
ZDNet
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Mind Your Uber: Show Up Late Or Cancel And This New 2-Minute Rule Will Make You Pay - Tech Times

April 28, 2016 - 7:52am

Tech Times

Mind Your Uber: Show Up Late Or Cancel And This New 2-Minute Rule Will Make You Pay
Tech Times
Uber announced a new pilot program in four major cities to test stricter waiting time and cancellation charges. The grace period is now down to two minutes, after which tardy passengers or cancellers will have to pay a fee. (Photo : Uber ). Uber riders ...
Uber Now Charging Customers Who Keep Drivers Waiting Over 2 MinutesGothamist
Uber tests cutting driver wait time for passengers to 2 minutesCNET
Uber Testing New 2-Minute Wait Rule Before Charging PassengersABC News
Gizmodo -SlashGear -Mashable -The Verge
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Triby Review: Alexa on your fridge - The Verge

April 28, 2016 - 7:00am

The Verge

Triby Review: Alexa on your fridge
The Verge
The elevator pitch for the Triby is actually a kitchen pitch. 1. Take everything you like about the Amazon Echo speaker (including voice activation) and stick it into a portable Bluetooth speaker. 2. Add some physical buttons for shortcuts to your ...
Review: Alexa breaks free from Amazon devices with new Triby smart speakerGeekWire
Triby shows another side of AlexaCNET
Amazon Alexa is now available on first device not made by AmazonTechCrunch
CNBC -ZDNet -Mashable -Engadget
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Galaxy Note Edge to Return With Galaxy Note 6 Line? - Android Headlines - Android News

April 28, 2016 - 6:41am

Android Headlines - Android News

Galaxy Note Edge to Return With Galaxy Note 6 Line?
Android Headlines - Android News
Back when LG and Samsung were duelling it out over would be “FIRST” to market with a curved display smartphone, Samsung released the Galaxy Round, which was only ever released in South Korea, and didn't stick around for long. Of course, LG went on ...
Samsung Q1 profits rose 12% in 2016, boosted by early Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge success9 to 5 Google
LG Mobile reports quarterly losses due to G5 marketing, expects sales growthPhone Arena
Samsung and LG open 2016 very differently, but both predict gloomy mobile futureYahoo News
CNET -LearnBonds -Apple Insider -The Verge
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Apple Launches CareKit Platform With Support for Four Health Apps - Mac Rumors

April 28, 2016 - 3:52am

Mac Rumors

Apple Launches CareKit Platform With Support for Four Health Apps
Mac Rumors
Apple's new CareKit iOS framework goes live today, allowing app developers to create integrated software that helps patients and doctors to better track and manage medical conditions. The open source platform was announced last month and aims to make ...
Apple CareKit platform goes live with four health appsApple Insider
Apple dives straight into health care with release of first CareKit appsThe Verge
Apple's First CareKit Apps Are HereFast Company
TIME -TechCrunch -Engadget -San Jose Mercury News
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Samsung reports Q1 mobile profits just 24% of Apple's - Apple Insider

April 27, 2016 - 8:58pm

Apple Insider

Samsung reports Q1 mobile profits just 24% of Apple's
Apple Insider
Samsung Electronics reported Q1 operating profits of 6.68 trillion won ($5.81 billion), while its Mobile division reported 3.89 trillion won ($3.38 billion) in profits, both a fraction of the "disappointing" $13.987 billion in operating profits Apple ...
It's Official: The Smartphone Market Has Gone FlatWIRED
iPhone sales drop in Q1 reflect a market that remains flatComputerworld
Lenovo and Xiaomi no longer among top 5 smartphone makersThe Verge
Forbes -The Seattle Times -Mac Rumors -CNET
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Comcast Guts Its Unpopular Internet Data Caps - Fortune

April 27, 2016 - 7:08pm

Fortune

Comcast Guts Its Unpopular Internet Data Caps
Fortune
Some 3 million customers in trials will see limits raised. Comcast has announced a major retreat in its plans to impose data caps on broadband Internet customers amid increased regulatory scrutiny of the controversial practice. The largest broadband ...
Comcast to Increase Data Limits for Broadband CustomersWall Street Journal
Comcast Raises Limit on How Much Netflix Customers Can Binge OnBloomberg
Comcast raises the data caps, but warns it may be heading elsewhereYahoo News
Washington Post -The Verge -Ars Technica -Engadget
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Amazon Liable for Children's In-App Purchases, Court Rules - Wall Street Journal

April 27, 2016 - 5:03pm

Wall Street Journal

Amazon Liable for Children's In-App Purchases, Court Rules
Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -1.67 % is liable for in-app purchases children made years ago without their parents' authorization, a federal court ruled late Tuesday. The Seattle retailer didn't provide sufficient safeguards to prevent children from making ...
Court holds Amazon liable for years of unauthorized in-app purchases made by kidsTechCrunch
Amazon found liable for charges incurred by kids using appsReuters
Federal Judge Finds Amazon Was At Fault When It Billed Parents For In-App Purchases Made By KidsAndroid Police
VentureBeat -Cinema Blend -Washington Post -Gizmodo
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Facebook is adding a new class of stock that will help keep Zuckerberg in control - TechCrunch

April 27, 2016 - 3:37pm

TechCrunch

Facebook is adding a new class of stock that will help keep Zuckerberg in control
TechCrunch
Facebook today, as part of its earnings release, said it would add a new class of non-voting stock for the company, which will keep Mark Zuckerberg in control of the company. “This proposal is designed to create a capital structure that will, among ...
Facebook shares surge on strong mobile ad growthUSA TODAY
Facebook reports $5.38 billion in revenue, 79% from mobile advertisingVentureBeat
Facebook profit soars, stock scheme cements Zuckerberg's controlCNET
Forbes -Wall Street Journal -Business Insider -The Verge
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Babymetal to Appear in 'Super Mario Maker' Video Game - Loudwire

April 27, 2016 - 3:04pm

Loudwire

Babymetal to Appear in 'Super Mario Maker' Video Game
Loudwire
Japanese sensations Babymetal, or least virtual representations of them, are going to be part of the video game Super Mario Maker for the Nintendo Wii U console. Beginning April 28, a downloadable Mystery Mushroom costume featuring Su-metal, Yuimetal ...
Babymetal is coming to 'Super Mario Maker'Engadget
You Can Play As BABYMETAL In Super Mario Maker on Wii U NowMetal Injection.net
Super Mario Maker Fun Continues with Customized WallpapersHardcore Gamer
Ubergizmo -UPROXX -The Verge -IGN
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Facebook Reports First Quarter 2016 Results and Announces Proposal for New Class of Stock - PR Newswire (press release)

April 27, 2016 - 3:03pm

Facebook Reports First Quarter 2016 Results and Announces Proposal for New Class of Stock
PR Newswire (press release)
MENLO PARK, Calif., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. "We had a great start to the year," said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and CEO. "We're focused on ...

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Samsung's Artik 10, a challenger to Raspberry Pi 3, will ship next month - PCWorld

April 27, 2016 - 2:25pm

PCWorld

Samsung's Artik 10, a challenger to Raspberry Pi 3, will ship next month
PCWorld
Samsung will start shipping its eight-core Artik 10 board computer next month, a challenger to the Raspberry Pi 3. The Artik 10 was first announced last year and could be a PC replacement if you don't mind building out your own system. It could also ...

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Samsung's Artik 10, a challenger to Raspberry Pi 3, will ship next month - PCWorld

April 27, 2016 - 2:25pm

PCWorld

Samsung's Artik 10, a challenger to Raspberry Pi 3, will ship next month
PCWorld
Samsung will start shipping its eight-core Artik 10 board computer next month, a challenger to the Raspberry Pi 3. The Artik 10 was first announced last year and could be a PC replacement if you don't mind building out your own system. It could also ...
Samsung sees emotional robots, voice-activated light switches in our futureCNET
Samsung: IoT Will Mean Better TV and Easier ParkingPC Magazine
Samsung Launches Cloud Service Just For The 'Internet Of Things'Forbes
PR Newswire (press release) -ITworld -ZDNet -Engadget
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Minecraft enters virtual reality on Samsung's Gear VR headset - VentureBeat

April 27, 2016 - 1:11pm

VentureBeat

Minecraft enters virtual reality on Samsung's Gear VR headset
VentureBeat
Oculus VR, Facebook's virtual reality company, has launched Minecraft: Gear VR Edition on the Oculus Store for $7. This is the VR version of the phenomenally popular block-building game that debuted in 2009 on PC and has since gone on to dominate the ...
Samsung's Gear 360 camera is going on sale in 2 days and we still don't know how much it costsTechCrunch
Samsung talks up new VR dev toolsFast Company
You can play 'Minecraft' in virtual reality right nowMashable
TIME -CNET -The Verge -Ubergizmo
all 19 news articles »

Apple campus death: Person with head wound found in company conference room - San Jose Mercury News

April 27, 2016 - 12:23pm

Apple campus death: Person with head wound found in company conference room
San Jose Mercury News
CUPERTINO -- A person with a head wound was found dead at the Apple campus in Cupertino Wednesday morning in a conference room, according to authorities and an ABC7 report. An emergency call was made about 8:35 a.m. reporting that a person was ...

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Oops! Tinder's new friend-finding feature, Tinder Social, is outing which of your friends use the app - TechCrunch

April 27, 2016 - 11:36am

TechCrunch

Oops! Tinder's new friend-finding feature, Tinder Social, is outing which of your friends use the app
TechCrunch
Tinder announced this morning it's testing a new friend-finding feature called “Tinder Social” in its popular dating app. The idea is to offer a way for you and your group of friends to find and connect with other groups out in the real world. Similar ...

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