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ThinkGeek's foolishly fake products should be real - CNET

April 1, 2015 - 9:39am

CNET

ThinkGeek's foolishly fake products should be real
CNET
This April Fools' Day, ThinkGeek unleashed everything from Mad Max Power Wheels Desert Drifters to a Hodor Travel Buddy to Voltron Cat Condos. Take a look at some of the coolest fake products around. by Bonnie Burton · @bonniegrrl; 1 April 2015 3:04 ...
At Last, A Voltron Cat CondoTechnabob (blog)
ThinkGeek Brings Us An April Fools' Joke We Wish Was Real: A Mad Max Power ...Tech Times

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3 Charts That Show Why We're Addicted to Our Phones - TIME

April 1, 2015 - 9:00am

TIME

3 Charts That Show Why We're Addicted to Our Phones
TIME
A new report from Pew Research Center takes a sobering look at why many Americans just can't be without their smartphones. Many Americans need — yes, need — their phones to access the Internet, according to Pew's survey of U.S. adult smartphone ...
Smartphone use rises in US – but nearly half of owners end contract due to cost ...The Guardian
One in five American adults use the internet only on smartphonesQuartz
For more poor Americans, smartphones are lifelinesCNBC
Pew Research Center
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Lexus shows new generation of its best-selling RX - USA TODAY

April 1, 2015 - 8:53am

USA TODAY

Lexus shows new generation of its best-selling RX
USA TODAY
NEW YORK -- Lexus today staged the world debut of the all-new 2016 RX luxury crossover vehicle as it aims to maintain dominance with the best-selling vehicle in the brand's lineup. This is the fourth generation of the crossover that defined a new vehicle ...
2015 New York Auto Show: Lexus's redesigned RXLos Angeles Times
Let's talk about this insane design element on the new Lexus RXThe Verge
This is the 2016 Lexus RXSlashGear
ZerCustoms -Autoweek
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7 April Fool's Day Jokes That Show Techies Have a Sense of Humor - ABC News

April 1, 2015 - 8:27am

ABC News

7 April Fool's Day Jokes That Show Techies Have a Sense of Humor
ABC News
Happy April Fool's Day! Amazon got the party started on Tuesday by revealing a new product that actually is not a prank -- but sounded a lot like one at first. The company revealed it is rolling out its Dash delivery service, allowing users to re-order household ...
These are the whackiest April Fool's pranks so farFortune
Techies Show Their Sense of Humor with April Fool's Day JokesKMBZ
Cyanogen officially steals Android from Google (and 9 other April Fools pranks ...Phandroid.com
AndroidGuys -BizTek Mojo -Phone Arena
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Chef Announces Record Growth as Enterprises Embrace DevOps - MarketWatch

April 1, 2015 - 8:05am

TechCrunch

Chef Announces Record Growth as Enterprises Embrace DevOps
MarketWatch
SEATTLE, WA and SANTA CLARA, CA, Apr 01, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Today at ChefConf 2015, Chef, the leader in automation for DevOps, unveiled corporate, product and partner news, underscoring enterprises' increasing need for DevOps ...
Chef Launches Chef Delivery DevOps Workflow Service For The EnterpriseTechCrunch
Chef Software cooks up new Chef Delivery DevOps productThe Register
Chef Wants Enterprise DevOps to Do Workflows Like Web-Scale Giants DoData Center Knowledge

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Google cracks down on ad-injecting Chrome extensions - PCWorld

April 1, 2015 - 7:55am

Network World

Google cracks down on ad-injecting Chrome extensions
PCWorld
Google has identified and disabled 192 Chrome browser extensions that injected rogue ads into Web pages opened by users without being upfront about it. The company will scan for similar policy violations in future. The action followed a study that the ...
Google Details Its Fight Against Ad InjectorsNDTV
Google Says 5% Of Visitors To Its Sites Have Ad Injectors InstalledTechCrunch

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Microsoft previews new Music and Video apps for Windows 10 - Engadget

April 1, 2015 - 3:45am

Engadget

Microsoft previews new Music and Video apps for Windows 10
Engadget
Microsoft admits its upcoming Music and Video apps for PC, which both drop the Xbox branding, aren't polished enough to replace current ones just yet. But if you're already testing Windows 10 through Technical Preview, you can now also take the platform's ...
Window 10's Music and Video apps dropping Xbox nameGamerCenterOnline
Microsoft Launches Music and Video Preview Apps for Windows 10groovyPost
App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone AppsKotaku Australia

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Pre-Order Campaign Kicks Off - The Guardian

April 1, 2015 - 1:20am

Samsung Galaxy S6 Pre-Order Campaign Kicks Off
The Guardian
SAMSUNG Electronics West Africa has announced that the Future is now with its latest exciting collection of smartphones, Galaxy S6 edge and S6 duos which will be available for pre-order in Nigeria from March 30th. The devices will be available in 32GB ...

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Chevy's 2016 Malibu has sleeker look, more legroom - Detroit Free Press

March 31, 2015 - 11:14pm

Detroit Free Press

Chevy's 2016 Malibu has sleeker look, more legroom
Detroit Free Press
NEW YORK — The 2016 Malibu Chevrolet unveiled today in New York makes a clear and much needed break from its predecessor with a longer, sleeker exterior profile, more legroom and a hybrid option that is expected to get more than 45 m.p.g. in ...
2016 Chevrolet Malibu Bows in New YorkAutomobile
Chevy Malibu sheds weight, gains room with sculpted 2016 makeoverAutomotive News
Sleeker 2016 Malibu delivers more space, better mpgThe Detroit News
Cars.com News -Jalopnik -ConsumerReports.org
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Scion inherits a hot hatchback - CNET

March 31, 2015 - 8:00pm

CNET

Scion inherits a hot hatchback
CNET
The European/Japanese market Toyota Auris reaches the States behind a Scion badge today with the debut of the 2016 Scion iM 5-door hatchback. We got our first glimpse of Toyota/Scion's plans for the iM when it bowed in conceptual form just a few months ...
Scion youth looks to sedan, hatchback to revive salesChron.com
Toyota's Scion introduces first sedan, the iAUSA TODAY
Scion packs new iM, iA with advanced electronics, safety gearAutomotive News
Cars.com News -ConsumerReports.org
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IBM will invest $3B in 'Internet of Things' unit - Times Herald-Record

March 31, 2015 - 7:47pm

Times Herald-Record

IBM will invest $3B in 'Internet of Things' unit
Times Herald-Record
Manju Malkani, IBM analytics consultant, left, and Paul Walsh, Vice President of Weather Analytics at The Weather Company, access real-time weather data through IBM Watson Analytics. IBM is investing $3 billion to harness the massive trove of data ...

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2015 New York Auto Show: GM unveils the Cadillac CT6 - Los Angeles Times

March 31, 2015 - 7:30pm

Los Angeles Times

2015 New York Auto Show: GM unveils the Cadillac CT6
Los Angeles Times
The luxury brand Cadillac, soon to move into luxurious new headquarters in New York's SoHo district, is using the occasion of the New York International Auto Show to unveil its new flagship luxury sedan -- the CT6. The 2016 vehicle will be in production by ...
Here it is! Cadillac's Back-to-Luxury Flagship Sedan 8:30 PM EDTFortune
This is the CT6, Cadillac's huge bet on the futureThe Verge
New Cadillac with nifty security feature unveiledCNNMoney
Digital Trends -Detroit Free Press -MLive.com
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Organize Pics of Your Kid With a Facebook Scrapbook - PC Magazine

March 31, 2015 - 3:13pm

Organize Pics of Your Kid With a Facebook Scrapbook
PC Magazine
Heads up, parents. Facebook is making it easier to organize all your kids' photos in one place. The social network on Tuesday introduced a new feature, dubbed Scrapbook, which lets you pull together photos of your child using a special tag you choose and ...

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Tanium Receives New Funding, Upgrades Endpoint Security Platform - eWeek

March 31, 2015 - 2:18pm

eWeek

Tanium Receives New Funding, Upgrades Endpoint Security Platform
eWeek
Tanium announced a new funding round and an updated platform for endpoint security defense. Tanium's Endpoint Platform 6.5 incorporates a patching capability. Security vendor Tanium today announced that it has raised $52 million in a new round of ...
Tanium's fast-acting endpoint management tool grows upInfoWorld
Tanium Is Said to Reach $1.75 Billion Value in New Funding RoundBloomberg
Tanium snags $52 million from Andreesen HorowitzSiliconBeat
FierceFinanceIT -Network World
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Patent reveals GoPro's working on a 'square profile' camera design - Engadget

March 31, 2015 - 2:14pm

Engadget

Patent reveals GoPro's working on a 'square profile' camera design
Engadget
GoPro doesn't make square, cube-like cameras, but if it did, the picture (after the break) is probably what they'd look like. The image comes from a patent granted to GoPro today. The protection covers a "Camera housing for a square-profile camera," rather ...
GoPro Patent Hints At Even Smaller-Sized CameraUbergizmo (blog)
GoPro Inc Patent Could Show New Square Camera DesignValueWalk

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Twitter launches Curator, its free Storyful competitor - Mashable

March 31, 2015 - 2:08pm

Mashable

Twitter launches Curator, its free Storyful competitor
Mashable
First unveiled in February, Curator is now available to any media outlet that applies on Twitter's website for access to the tool. It allows organizations to collect tweets and Vines based around specific topics, perform more advanced searches and get access to ...
This is how Twitter's new anti-harassment filter works. (Surprise! It works really ...Washington Post
Twitter cozies up to media outlets with the launch of CuratorVentureBeat
With Curator, Twitter is taking Tweets mainstreamSlashGear
StreetInsider.com -MediaPost Communications -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Evidence links China to GitHub cyber-attack - BBC News

March 31, 2015 - 2:06pm

BBC News

Evidence links China to GitHub cyber-attack
BBC News
Internet users outside China are unwittingly participating in a long-running cyber-attack on the coding site GitHub, security experts have said. The researchers believe that the nature of the attack makes the Chinese government the only realistic source.
China's Great Firewall Turned Around: Why China Wants To Censor Global ...Techdirt
Massive denial-of-service attack on Github tied to Chinese governmentArs Technica
The Chinese government won't stop hacking US companiesBusiness Insider
Monterey County Herald
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Microsoft consolidates enterprise editions of Visual Studio - PCWorld

March 31, 2015 - 2:04pm

eWeek

Microsoft consolidates enterprise editions of Visual Studio
PCWorld
For the next version of its Visual Studio, Microsoft has consolidated the enterprise versions of the integrated development environment (IDE) software into a single product so it can be more easily managed by large organizations. “What we've been hearing ...
Microsoft Announces Visual Studio 2015 Product LineeWeek
Microsoft to slash price of top-level MSDN subs for Visual Studio 2015The Register
Microsoft unveils Visual Studio 2015 pricing, version line-upZDNet

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Facebook's new 'Scrapbook' helps parents keep baby photos in one place - The Verge

March 31, 2015 - 1:58pm

Facebook's new 'Scrapbook' helps parents keep baby photos in one place
The Verge
Facebook is in the process of rolling out a new "Scrapbook" feature that gives parents a simple way of putting photos of their newborns, toddlers, and kids under the age of 13 in one spot. Rather than a proper profile (users can't sign up for those until they're ...

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Facebook's new 'Scrapbook' helps parents keep baby photos in one place - The Verge

March 31, 2015 - 1:58pm

Business Insider

Facebook's new 'Scrapbook' helps parents keep baby photos in one place
The Verge
Facebook is in the process of rolling out a new "Scrapbook" feature that gives parents a simple way of putting photos of their newborns, toddlers, and kids under the age of 13 in one spot. Rather than a proper profile (users can't sign up for those until they're ...
Facebook Scrapbook lets you tag kids, petsCNNMoney
Facebook's 'Scrapbook' lets parents tag kid picsSlashGear
Facebook is rolling out a new 'scrapbook' feature to let parents put all the photos ...Business Insider
TechCrunch -Re/code -WDSU New Orleans
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