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I Don't Get 'Pokémon Go' - PopMatters

July 28, 2016 - 8:41am

PopMatters

I Don't Get 'Pokémon Go'
PopMatters
I'm staring at my local gym leader's cp 1323 Exeggutor and struggling to understand the popularity of Pokémon Go. It's been a few weeks since the game came out and I just don't get. My day job is literally to get this kind of stuff, to understand what ...
I've accidentally joined the cult of PokémonEngadget
Poke LIVE Makes Locating Pokemon EasyTech News Today
Pokémon Go Players Are On A Desperate Quest To Find DittoKotaku
Business 2 Community -ChristianToday -GamesRadar -Lazygamer
all 37 news articles »

Twitter's stickers go live for all - TechCrunch

July 28, 2016 - 8:37am

TechCrunch

Twitter's stickers go live for all
TechCrunch
Everyone else has stickers, so why not Twitter? Making good on its promises last month that it would soon be launching a new way for users to decorate the photos they're sharing across its network, Twitter has officially rolled out stickers, the ...
Twitter Debuts 'Stickers' as it Faces Slowest Revenue Growth in Three YearsMac Rumors
Twitter's Snapchat-like stickers are now available to allEngadget
AI may soon monitor your live videos on Twitter, FacebookWatertownDailyTimes.com
SlashGear -TechnoBuffalo -Gizmodo -whnt.com
all 14 news articles »

Elon Musk makes a libertarian argument for carbon tax - Reno Gazette Journal

July 28, 2016 - 8:01am

Reno Gazette Journal

Elon Musk makes a libertarian argument for carbon tax
Reno Gazette Journal
Tesla Motors founder and CEO Elon Musk made a libertarian argument in favor of a carbon tax during a recent visit to Nevada. Musk, who spoke with reporters for about an hour during a visit to the company's battery factory in Storey County on Tuesday, ...
Musk And Straubel Talk Model 3 Ramp And Solar PowerGas 2.0
Tesla's $5-billion Gigafactory begins productionChristian Science Monitor
Opinion: This is where Tesla stands as Elon Musk opens the GigafactoryMarketWatch
Seeking Alpha -Quartz -TheStreet.com -EcoWatch
all 50 news articles »

Level-5's 3DS puzzle series is back with 'Lady Layton' - Engadget

July 28, 2016 - 5:03am

Engadget

Level-5's 3DS puzzle series is back with 'Lady Layton'
Engadget
It's been awhile since Professor Layton has graced the 3DS with a puzzle-filled adventure, but the famous detective is finally back. Sort of. Level-5 has announced that the next game in its long-running puzzle series will star not Hershel Layton ...
Professor Layton's next game stars the young Lady Layton (update)Polygon
Level-5's Vision For 2017 Includes New Professor Layton And Inazuma Eleven GamesTheSixthAxis
Lady Layton Getting an English Release in 2017Twinfinite
VentureBeat -Metro -Attack of the Fanboy -iDigitalTimes.com
all 64 news articles »

Yahoo's upgraded Messenger App is now on desktops - CNET

July 28, 2016 - 12:40am

CNET

Yahoo's upgraded Messenger App is now on desktops
CNET
Yahoo corporate offices and headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. Moment Editorial/Getty Images. It's been a busy week for Yahoo, following its reported acquisition by Verizon. Now, the company's upgraded messenger app has launched on Windows and ...
Yahoo Messenger For Mac And Windows Relaunched With New Features, Fresher LookDesign & Trend
Yahoo launches its redesigned Messenger app for desktopsEngadget
Yahoo launches its revamped Messenger app on Mac and WindowsVentureBeat
SocialTimes -WinBeta -Ubergizmo -Windows Central
all 14 news articles »

Samsung reports 2 percent gain in 2Q net profit - Business Insider

July 27, 2016 - 10:22pm

Business Insider

Samsung reports 2 percent gain in 2Q net profit
Business Insider
Samsung Electronics Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones are displayed at the company's showroom in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, July 28, 2016. Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two ...
Samsung found a way to turbocharge smartphones without upgrading chips or RAMBGR
Samsung's mobile division is the company's top earnerEngadget
Samsung sees profit rise on sales of Galaxy S7CNET
Yahoo Finance -The Providence Journal -Yahoo News -SiliconANGLE (blog)
all 131 news articles »

Facebook Delivers a Blowout Quarter - Motley Fool

July 27, 2016 - 7:27pm

Motley Fool

Facebook Delivers a Blowout Quarter
Motley Fool
The social network is delivering impressive performance in key areas such as users, revenue, and profits. Andrés Cardenal. (TMFacardenal). Jul 27, 2016 at 8:27PM. Images. Image source: The Motley Fool. Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) reported earnings for the ...
Facebook - Facebook Reports Second Quarter 2016 ResultsFacebook

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Facebook is pushing more people to an app they didn't choose - Washington Post

July 27, 2016 - 7:21pm

Washington Post

Facebook is pushing more people to an app they didn't choose
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is once again getting pushy about how people message one another. Two years ago, the social-media giant forced its users to adopt its Messenger app for direct communication, a change it enforced by deactivating messages ...
Will Facebook be your next call center operator?TechCrunch
5 cool things to do with Facebook MessengerDaily American Online
Facebook's Sales Growth Is Stunning, and Several Big Opportunities Still RemainTheStreet.com
Fortune -VentureBeat -Bloomberg -MarketWatch (blog)
all 35 news articles »

Upthere cloud services store all users' data in the cloud, with no local storage - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

July 27, 2016 - 4:26pm

AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Upthere cloud services store all users' data in the cloud, with no local storage
AppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Upthere, a new cloud service designed by former Apple engineers including former Mac software engineering chief Bertrand Serlet, has exited a seven month long beta program on iOS and macOS, and is promising to change how users utilize and think ...

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LastPass security flaws put passwords at risk, patch rolling out - TechTarget

July 27, 2016 - 4:24pm

Computerworld

LastPass security flaws put passwords at risk, patch rolling out
TechTarget
Problems with LastPass security might have been improperly disclosed, putting user passwords at higher risk, but the flaws have already been fixed with an update rolling out now. This Article Covers. Web Application Security. RELATED TOPICS.
Flaw with password manager LastPass could hand over control to hackersPCWorld
Lastpass addresses two major vulnerabilities found by usersEngadget
LastPass password vault reportedly not so secureCNET
Digital Trends -ZDNet -BetaNews -Tom's Guide
all 29 news articles »Google News

Pokémon Go Players Are On A Desperate Quest To Find Ditto - Kotaku

July 27, 2016 - 2:10pm

Kotaku

Pokémon Go Players Are On A Desperate Quest To Find Ditto
Kotaku
This is a question that has been tormenting Pokémon Go players since it became widely known that Pokémon Go didn't release the full 151 compendium. At first, many rationalized Ditto's absence because it was possible that it wouldn't be released until ...
I've accidentally joined the cult of PokémonEngadget
Pokemon GO: These GPS Cheating Apps Could Get You BannedGame Rant
This Russian Pokemon Go Copycat Has You Catching Something Totally Different Than PokemonCinema Blend
Design & Trend -Gamenguide -Reuters -PopMatters
all 82 news articles »

Tor Project announces new policies in wake of sexual assault scandal - TechCrunch

July 27, 2016 - 1:58pm

TechCrunch

Tor Project announces new policies in wake of sexual assault scandal
TechCrunch
Nearly two months ago, the Tor Project promised a full investigation into the sexual assault allegations that led to the resignation of one of its lead developers, Jacob Appelbaum. That investigation is now complete, Tor's executive director Shari ...
Tor Project Confirms Sexual Misconduct Claims Against EmployeeNew York Times
Tor inquiry: “Many people” reported being “humiliated” by AppelbaumArs Technica
Nonprofit concludes probe into prominent security activistThe Hill
Engadget -SiliconBeat -The Register -The Tor Blog
all 9 news articles »

Firefox for iOS Gets Faster, Easier to Use - PC Magazine

July 27, 2016 - 1:22pm

PC Magazine

Firefox for iOS Gets Faster, Easier to Use
PC Magazine
Good news for those of you using Firefox to browse the Web on your iOS device. Mozilla on Tuesday rolled out an update that makes Firefox for iOS, which launched in November, a whole lot faster and delivers some handy new features. In a blog post ...
Redesigned Firefox for iOS Claims Faster Load Times, Less Battery DrainMac Rumors
Firefox for iOS just received a slew of new updatesEngadget
Firefox 5.0 for iOS arrives with performance and battery life improvements, option to recover closed tabsVentureBeat
Phone Arena -SlashGear -Top Tech News -Ubergizmo
all 16 news articles »

Dropbox levels up its features for administrators - PCWorld

July 27, 2016 - 1:12pm

VentureBeat

Dropbox levels up its features for administrators
PCWorld
IT administrators managing Dropbox deployments are supposed to have an easier time with it soon, thanks to improvements that the company announced Wednesday. The company is rolling out a redesigned interface for examining logs of user activity within ...
Dropbox Adds Greater Administrative Controls for BusinessesPC Magazine
Dropbox steps up to business users with AdminX, plans device managementTechCrunch
Dropbox adds more security, collaboration controls to woo the enterpriseZDNet
Network World -VentureBeat -Small Business Computing -CMSWire
all 14 news articles »

Alexa, What Else Can You Do? Getting More From Amazon Echo - New York Times

July 27, 2016 - 1:01pm

New York Times

Alexa, What Else Can You Do? Getting More From Amazon Echo
New York Times
BILL PYSZCZYMUKA was installing an air-conditioner in an upstairs window last spring when it occurred to him that there was a way to control the machine without getting up from the couch downstairs: his Amazon Echo. Mr. Pyszczymuka, who lives in ...
Here's another sign that Amazon is betting big on Alexa, its smart personal assistantBusiness Insider
Adjusting lights or a thermostat with your voice is excitingMyAJC
Alexa and Capital One introduce voice-powered home and auto paymentsCNET
Marketwired (press release)
all 5 news articles »

Tumblr is getting ads - Fast Company

July 27, 2016 - 12:56pm

Engadget

Tumblr is getting ads
Fast Company
In a blog post yesterday, Tumblr—now the property of Verizon—revealed that all blogs will now feature advertising, with the option of opting out if users don't want ads on their blog. From Tumblr's post: Tumblr is a place where brilliant, creative ...
Tumblr users will soon see ads on their blogs in a move to generate revenueMashable
Tumblr to introduce ads across all blogsTechCrunch
Tumblr is bringing ads to user blogsEngadget
Tech.Co -Ubergizmo -Fortune -Blasting News
all 10 news articles »

Yakuza 0 Launches on January 24, 2017 in North America & Europe for PS4 - PlayStation LifeStyle

July 27, 2016 - 12:36pm

PlayStation LifeStyle

Yakuza 0 Launches on January 24, 2017 in North America & Europe for PS4
PlayStation LifeStyle
Hitting the early 2017 launch window, SEGA announced today that Yakuza 0 will be available on January 24, 2017 in North America and Europe, exclusively for PlayStation 4. Available both physically and digitally, it costs $59.99 USD. Discussing the ...
PS4's Yakuza 0 Release Date for North America and Europe AnnouncedGameSpot
Yakuza 0 Confirmed For January 2017 Western ReleaseAttack of the Fanboy
Yakuza 0 launches in the West on Jan. 24Polygon
Engadget -Shacknews -Gamenguide -Destructoid
all 39 news articles »Google News

Ford and MIT project provides on-demand electric shuttles for students - TechCrunch

July 27, 2016 - 11:23am

TechCrunch

Ford and MIT project provides on-demand electric shuttles for students
TechCrunch
Ford is working with MIT on a research project that will deploy a new fleet of on-demand electric shuttles that can ferry students from class-to-class both on campus and on city roads at MIT's Cambridge, Mass. location. Students can hail one of three ...
How Ford and MIT's Electric Shuttle Experiment Could Improve Ride-HailingFortune
MIT's ridesharing network is learning to dodge pedestriansEngadget
Ford, MIT to Collect Pedestrian Data for Self-Driving ResearchIndustryWeek
LeftLane News -Malay Mail Online -Autoblog (blog) -Gizmag
all 11 news articles »

Google Play Family Library for apps, movies, and TV launches today - The Verge

July 27, 2016 - 10:30am

The Verge

Google Play Family Library for apps, movies, and TV launches today
The Verge
Two years after Apple launched its Family Sharing feature for iTunes apps and content, Google is finally doing the same thing with a feature it's calling Google Play Family Library. Like Apple's plan, it's free, works with up to six different accounts ...
Google launches Family Library, a way for families to share Google Play purchasesTechCrunch
Google Play Matches Apple on Family Sharing of Apps, Books and VideoWall Street Journal
Google Play Family Library launches, enabling shared apps, games, movies, and morePCWorld
Engadget -USA TODAY -VentureBeat -ZDNet
all 38 news articles »

Apple and Oracle vets' Upthere raises $77 million to put a new spin on personal cloud storage - TechCrunch

July 27, 2016 - 9:48am

TechCrunch

Apple and Oracle vets' Upthere raises $77 million to put a new spin on personal cloud storage
TechCrunch
Upthere isn't your parents' personal cloud storage service. The team behind the service, which is coming out of beta today with $77 million in financing from a slew of investors, believes that the cloud should be your primary storage and not just a ...
Upthere cloud services store all users' data in the cloud, with no local storageAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Upthere cloud service reveals pricing & storage details as it leaves beta9 to 5 Mac
Upthere Comes Out of Beta With $77M for Cloud StorageWall Street Journal
Silicon Valley Business Journal (blog) -Business Wire (press release)
all 9 news articles »Google News

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