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Alphabet Shakeup Spells Change for Google
The close of trading today will spell a new era for Google as the search giant becomes a part of new holding company Alphabet Inc. Google announced today it expects stock from "Google Inc." will transfer to "Alphabet" at the close of the business day.
G Is For Google; As Of Now, Alphabet Is For Everything ElseForbes
Today is the last day of Google as you know itMashable
Google comes under Alphabet's spell todayCNET
CNNMoney -The Verge -Wall Street Journal
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'Super Mario Maker' crushed my dreams of making video games
"Isn't this supposed to be fun?" I asked myself over and over again. I knew the answer was "yes," but I still wasn't having any. I'd been playing Super Mario Maker, a video game that lets you make your own Super Mario Bros. levels and play them on a ...
Mario is Missing Enemies: Which of Mario's Foes Deserve to be in Super Mario MakerShacknews
The Unplayables: A Selection of Nintendo's Most Entertaining Animal CameosNintendojo
Moneyball, but for Mario—the data behind Super Mario Maker popularityArs Technica
TechnoBuffalo -iDigitalTimes.com -Tech News Today
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Patreon donor details apparently spilled after massive hack
Crowdfunding site Patreon has become the latest victim of a data breach, though this one's slightly more interesting than your garden variety hack. Patreon acknowledged the breach on September 30, saying that hackers gained access to names, email ...
Hackers dump data for 2.3 million Patreon users onlineThe Verge
Patreon hacked, anonymous patrons exposedZDNet
Crowdfunding Site Patreon Hacked, 15GB Of Donor Info Dumped OnlineThe Consumerist
Crowdfund Insider -Motherboard -Dispatch Times
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Asus to Pre-Load Microsoft Office Apps on Android Devices
Asus and Microsoft this week inked a new patent deal that allows for Asus to pre-load its Android devices with Redmond's software. The broad cross-license "paves the way for closer integration between the two companies," they said, which includes ...
Microsoft, Asus deal combines Android patents, Office bundlingCNET
Microsoft Extends Patent Licensing Agreement with ASUSNasdaq
Asus joins Samsung, Sony, and Dell in bundling Microsoft apps on AndroidThe Verge
AndroidGuys -Engadget -PCWorld
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A viral vigilante may be keeping an eye on your home router
An old virus affecting routers and other devices running Linux appears to be acting as a digital vigilante, protecting routers in the dark alleyways of the Internet from other malware infections. Researchers at Symantec first began tracking Linux ...
This vigilante virus protects you against malware attacks, quotes Richard StallmanPCWorld
Could the Wifatch computer virus be good for your router?Los Angeles Times
Router malware may be white hat security vigilantismTechTarget
ZDNet -Tech Times -Top Tech News
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Apple's Clever Tech Makes the iPhone 6s Nearly Waterproof
Caption: Black material surrounds the gold logic board connectors to ensure that no liquids can get to them. IFIXIT. Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Author: Brian Barrett. Brian Barrett Gear; Date of Publication: 10.02.15. 10.02.15 ...
Apple's iPhone 6S, 6S Plus far more than just minor upgradesFortune
The iPhone 6S is the most water-resistant iPhone to dateThe Verge
How to get started with 3D Touch, Live Photos, and 4K Video on the iPhone 6sMacworld
CNET -Mac Rumors -Seating Chair
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Apple Watch to go on sale throughout all US Target outlets by Oct. 25
Big-box retailer Target announced on Friday that the Apple Watch will go on sale at "some" U.S. locations this week, eventually coming to all of its stores across the country by Oct. 25. Shoppers will be able to order the device from Target.com ...
Apple Watch hits Target following Best Buy and some carrier stores9 to 5 Mac (blog)
Target Begins Rolling Out Apple Watch To U.S. Stores This WeekTechCrunch
You Can Buy an Apple Watch at Target Starting This MonthNBCNews.com
Engadget -Cult of Mac -International Business Times
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Apple's iPhone 6S, 6S Plus far more than just minor upgrades
Apple's latest smartphone lineup, the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, may look the same on the outside, but contains significant improvements for almost every key feature. The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus went on sale Sept. 25, selling over 13 million units in the ...
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The fright ain't over yet: Stagefright 2.0 goes for MP3s
The nightmare might be over, but the scare continues ever so slightly. Security outfit Zimperium labs, who broke the news about the first Stagefright, are now back with some bad news. There is a Stagefright version 2.0. This time, the vulnerability ...
New Android vulnerabilities put over a billion devices at risk of remote hackingComputerworld
New Stagefright Audio File Exploit DiscoveredAndroid Headlines - Android News
Every Android device is vulnerable to newly discovered bugsCNET
Phandroid.com -Yibada (English Edition)
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Apple's mobile ad-blockers save you time and money, NYT finds
It's no secret that ad-blocking software, well, blocks ads. Now that Apple allows ad-blockers on its mobile devices, The New York Times decided to find out what else the software does for your iPhone 6's data plan. Turns out, using a mobile ad-blocker ...
Putting Mobile Ad Blockers to the TestNew York Times
Here's how some of the top iOS 9 ad-blockers stack upWashington Post
Can't Stand Ads? 5 Blockers for iPhone and iPad UsersNBCNews.com
Ubergizmo -AsiaOne -The Week Magazine
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Data breach snags data from 15M T-Mobile customers
If you're a T-Mobile customer, there's a chance you might be affected. CNET. Hackers stole the personal data of 15 million T-Mobile customers by going after the company that processes the wireless carrier's credit checks. The company, Experian, said on ...
T-Mobile data breach: Hacker steals names, birthdates, Social Security numbers ...FierceWireless
Experian Server With Data on 15 Million T-Mobile (TMUS) Consumers BreachedStreetInsider.com
Experian Data Breach May Have Compromised Roughly 15 Million ConsumersWall Street Journal
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Amazon kicks Apple TV and Google Chromecast out of the store
The Amazon Fire TV, which will be a little lonelier on the company's virtual shelves. Image: Mashable, Christina Ascani. Headshot_2015_christinawarren_1. By Christina Warren 2 minutes ago. Want to buy the new Chromecast or the upcoming Apple TV?
Amazon, Gunning For "Biggest Jerk" Award, Will Be Banning Chromecast And Nexus ...Android Police
Amazon will ban sales of Apple TV and Google ChromecastThe Verge
Amazon Is Kicking Chromecast and Apple TV Out of Its Online StoreTIME
Engadget -Gizmodo -Android Headlines - Android News
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IBM Scientists Find New Way to Shrink Transistors
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In the semiconductor business, it is called the “red brick wall” — the limit of the industry's ability to shrink transistors beyond a certain size. On Thursday, however, IBM scientists reported that they now believe they see a path around the wall ...
IBM engineers carbon nanotube transistors to replace silicon in computingVentureBeat
IBM aims to replace silicon transistors with carbon nanotubes to keep up with ...Fortune
'Major' IBM breakthrough breathes new life into Moore's LawMashable
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YouTube Addresses Complaints About Inappropriate Content In Updated YouTube ...
When YouTube first launched its dedicated “Kids” app earlier this year, parents welcomed the opportunity to be able keep their children away from the more adult content found on the larger YouTube network, thanks the new app's curated selection of ...
YouTube announces new features for kids appLos Angeles Times
YouTube Kids Adds New Videos, Addresses Inappropriate ContentTubefilter
YouTube's Kids app launches on Chromecast and Apple TV with extra features ...VentureBeat
The Verge -WebProNews -Engadget
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Samsung denies its TVs cheat on power consumption tests
Samsung Electronics has denied allegations that it designed its TVs to consume less energy during tests than they do in real-world situations. The allegations, in a report by The Guardian, center on a feature Samsung calls “motion lighting,” which it ...
EU probes TV makers over energy efficiency test scoresBBC News
Samsung is accused of Volkswagening its TVs to oversell their energy efficiencyQuartz
Samsung denies using software to cheat TV energy efficiency testsThe Verge
VentureBeat -Fortune -Hot Hardware
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It's Peeple: The app where you review other humans — without their consent
Peeple found Julia Cordray, left, and Nicole McCullough, right, in a photo posted to their app Facebook page. Image: Facebook / Peeple · Headshot_2015_meganspecia%20(3). By Megan Specia 2 minutes ago. Imagine a database that allows you and ...
Peeple app will let you rate people you knowCNNMoney
Rate your friends like they're restaurants with PeepleEngadget
Peeple: Controversial Yelp-like app lets you rate people without their consentSyracuse.com
New York Post -MarketWatch -The Verge
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Verizon's Mobile Video Service Go90 Launches To Public
Verizon's new mobile video service go90, which is aimed at capturing a younger demographic who spends more time watching video on their phones than with traditional TV, is launching publicly today on both the iTunes App Store and Google Play.
Verizon's Go90 Is Live – Will Anyone Watch?Light Reading
Verizon launches go90 mobile video serviceUSA TODAY
Verizon tries to rebrand turning your phone sideways as 'Go90'The Verge
FierceCable -Reuters -DSL Reports
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Skype for Windows now has real-time translation built in
Skype today started rolling out its Skype Translator tool to all Windows users, available directly in its main app. Six voice languages (English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Spanish) and 50 messaging languages are now built into the Skype for ...
Star Trek-like universal translator comes to SkypeCNNMoney
Microsoft launches Skype Translator to break down language barriers.USA TODAY
Skype builds Microsoft Translator into Windows desktop appWinBeta
ZDNet -The Verge -GeekWire
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Nest is releasing its Weave communication protocol for other connected devices ...
Ever since Nest Labs first started selling its learning thermostat in 2011, the world seems to be drawn to it for its simplicity and the fact it just works. It wasn't the first to have a thermostat, but likely helped accelerate the move towards more ...
Nest Gets Into the Smart-Lock Game by Going Old SchoolWIRED
Here are the details behind Weave, Nest's answer to Apple's HomeKitFortune
Google-Owned Nest Just Got One Step Closer To Total Home Domination With WeaveForbes
USA TODAY -Ars Technica -PCWorld
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Starbucks' Mobile Pre-Ordering Goes International With London Launch
Starbucks has expanded its Mobile Order & Pay (MOP) feature outside the U.S. for the first time, with a launch in London. The in-app pre-ordering option is available in 150 stores in the U.K. capital, the company said today. The coffee chain kicked off ...
Starbucks' app lets UK users pre-order drinks and skip the queueEngadget
Starbucks lets you order coffee via mobile app in London storesRapid News Network
Starbucks brings queue-skipping Mobile Order & Pay service to the UKInquirer
Virtual-Strategy Magazine -iFreePress.com (blog)
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