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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 3:16pm

TechCrunch

Facebook to crack down on pirated videos
PCWorld
Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders. The move comes amid an explosion in the amount of video viewed on Facebook, posted by regular users, publishers and ...
Facebook Finally Cracks Down On Video PiracyTechCrunch
Facebook tackles video freebootersFinancial Times
Facebook's New Technology to Quell Unauthorized Video UploadsSocialTimes
Marketing Land -International Business Times -ReelSEO
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Michael Fassbender 'Assassin's Creed' Poster Is A Shadowy Glimpse At A Dark ... - Bustle

August 27, 2015 - 2:38pm

Bustle

Michael Fassbender 'Assassin's Creed' Poster Is A Shadowy Glimpse At A Dark ...
Bustle
He's here, and he's a sassy assassin. Michael Fassbender is starring in Assassin's Creed, a film based on the hugely popular video game series of the same name. The movie is set to be released on December 21st, 2016, giving you something to do and talk ...

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Compare the new Moto 360 against its larger predecessor - Engadget

August 27, 2015 - 2:30pm

Engadget

Compare the new Moto 360 against its larger predecessor
Engadget
We've heard rumblings about Motorola's new version of the Moto 360 arriving in two sizes, and now we've seen some supporting evidence. In the latest round of supposed leaked images, we get a glimpse of the smaller version of the smartwatch alongside ...
Moto 360 smartwatch clocks an update with new interactive facesCNET
Leaked Photos Show the New Moto 360 May Come In Two Sizes, Like the Apple WatchGizmodo
Leaked photos give us the best look yet at new Moto 360The Verge
Pocket-lint.com -Android Police
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Apple lines up Sept 9 event, seen unveiling new iPhones - Reuters

August 27, 2015 - 12:46pm

Reuters

Apple lines up Sept 9 event, seen unveiling new iPhones
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday invited journalists to a Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to unveil new iPhones and potentially a new version of its Apple TV set-top box. The email invitation includes a colorful Apple logo with the ...
Apple Ready For September EventABC News
The best responses from Siri to Apple's September eventUSA TODAY
Apple Announces Sept. 9 EventWall Street Journal (blog)
Los Angeles Times -PC Magazine -CNET
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Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos - NBCNews.com

August 27, 2015 - 12:43pm

NBCNews.com

Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos
NBCNews.com
For years, Instagram users have been expressing themselves with all manner of filters, effects and hashtags — but there's always been one nagging limitation: Every photo and video had to be square. That's no longer the case as of Thursday, the ...
Instagram finally drops square picture rules to embrace rectangular photosTelegraph.co.uk
Instagram Just Made Its Biggest Change EverTIME
Instagram breaks out of the box with portrait and landscape support for photos ...VentureBeat
Engadget -Gizmodo -Quartz
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Apple confirms September 9 event - USA TODAY

August 27, 2015 - 11:24am

USA TODAY

Apple confirms September 9 event
USA TODAY
The rumors are true: Apple will host an event September 9 where it is widely expected the company will not only introduce its next iPhone, but a revamped Apple TV set-top box. Invites were sent Thursday that read "Hey Siri, give us a hint," referencing ...
Here's When Apple Is Unveiling the Next iPhoneTIME
Apple Announces Sept. 9 EventWall Street Journal (blog)
New iPhone? Apple Announces Event on September 9NBCNews.com
Los Angeles Times -Mashable
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Michael Fassbender is SMOLDERING in the first photo from the 'Assassin's Creed ... - USA TODAY

August 27, 2015 - 11:08am

USA TODAY

Michael Fassbender is SMOLDERING in the first photo from the 'Assassin's Creed ...
USA TODAY
We now have the definitive answer to the question “can Michael Fassbender get any hotter?” The answer is YES. YES HE CAN. We present you with Exhibit A, a first look (from Yahoo) at the actor in the upcoming Assassin's Creed movie: ...
A First Look At Michael Fassbender In The 'Assassin's Creed' MovieForbes
This is either Michael Fassbender in Assassin's Creed, or a really weird ...The Verge
Michael Fassbender looks like a killer in first Assassin's Creed photoEntertainment Weekly
Hollywood Reporter -IGN -GameSpot
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Police drones with Tasers? It could happen in North Dakota. - Washington Post

August 27, 2015 - 11:01am

Discovery News

Police drones with Tasers? It could happen in North Dakota.
Washington Post
Local police in North Dakota could soon be the first in the country to arm drones with nonlethal weapons, including Tasers and tear gas. Drones, long known for their military use, have started showing up almost everywhere in recent years — including ...
North Dakota Police Drones Can Be Weaponized If They're Not Lethal. Wait, What?Slate Magazine (blog)
North Dakota permits police taser dronesThe Express Tribune
North Dakota First State To Weaponize Drones, Does So With Slight Of Hand LobbyingValueWalk
Popular Science -Crave Online -Esquire.com (blog)
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Google Denies Europe's Antitrust Accusations - New York Times

August 27, 2015 - 10:30am

New York Times

Google Denies Europe's Antitrust Accusations
New York Times
Google on Thursday rejected claims from the European Union's top antitrust official that the company favored some of its own search results over those of rivals, saying there was significant competition in the region's online search market and that the ...
Google hits back at 'unfounded' European monopoly abuse chargesTelegraph.co.uk
Google rejects EU's search abuse complaintBBC News
Google rejects European Commission's 'incorrect' antitrust chargesFinancial Times
Bloomberg -Politico -StreetInsider.com
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Apple Watch Nearly Catches Fitbit In Less Than 4 Months - NBCNews.com

August 27, 2015 - 9:52am

NBCNews.com

Apple Watch Nearly Catches Fitbit In Less Than 4 Months
NBCNews.com
Fitbit might have sprinted ahead of the competition, but the Apple Watch is right on its heels. A new report from market research firm IDC shows that Apple shipped 3.6 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2015. That is not too far behind ...
Apple Watch Shipments Hit 3.6 Million During QuarterPC Magazine
The numbers are in: Apple is No. 2 in wearablesFortune
Apple fast closing in on wearable device maker Fitbit - IDCReuters
CNET -The Globe and Mail -ZDNet
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Tech Five: Amazon reportedly lays off Fire Phone engineers - USA TODAY

August 27, 2015 - 8:09am

USA TODAY

Tech Five: Amazon reportedly lays off Fire Phone engineers
USA TODAY
It appears Amazon is taking a break from making smartphones. The tech giant has reportedly laid off several engineers tied to its failed Fire Phone as it re-evaluates its plans for developing hardware. Let's look at tech stocks to watch Thursday: Amazon.
Why Amazon is laying off dozens of its engineersFortune
Amazon to forego future phone development following Fire Phone failureApple Insider
WSJ: Amazon axes hardware projects after Fire Phone failureEngadget
Ars Technica -ZDNet -MarketWatch
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Hands-on with Alienware's water-cooled, Skylake-packing X51 microtower - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 8:00am

PCWorld

Hands-on with Alienware's water-cooled, Skylake-packing X51 microtower
PCWorld
Alienware is largely credited for kicking off the micro-tower revolution three years ago with the original X51. The concept was simple: Take the typical business small-form-factor box, pull the PSU out of it and make enough room—just enough room—to ...
Alienware's latest X51 gaming PC amps up with liquid cooling, latest Intel chipCNET
Dell revives the Alienware 18, upgrades its smaller gaming laptopsEngadget
Alienware refreshes its X51 desktop and laptops in time for PAX PrimeVentureBeat
The Verge -Digital Trends -Business Wire (press release)
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Virginia shooting: How thousands watched murder video by mistake - BBC News

August 27, 2015 - 7:34am

BBC News

Virginia shooting: How thousands watched murder video by mistake
BBC News
Thousands saw the moment two US journalists were killed because of a feature that automatically plays video on Facebook and Twitter. Footage of Alison Parker and Adam Ward being shot was posted to social networks by the gunman. His accounts were ...
Were the media wrong to publish Virginia shootings video and images?The Guardian

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Big power, puny package: Full AMD Radeon R9 Nano tech specs and details revealed - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 7:00am

PCWorld

Big power, puny package: Full AMD Radeon R9 Nano tech specs and details revealed
PCWorld
Size, power, or noise: When it comes to graphics cards, you typically get to pick two at the expense of the third. But AMD's looking to shake things up with its powerful, yet pint-sized Radeon R9 Nano, a premium graphics card designed for itty-bitty ...
AMD touts Radeon R9 Nano as smallest and most power-efficient 4K graphics cardVentureBeat
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card: Everything You Need To KnowForbes
AMD Radeon(TM) R9 Nano, World's Smallest and Most Power-Efficient Enthusiast ...MarketWatch
Gizmodo -The Register -AnandTech
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Tesla With 'Insane Mode' Busts Curve on Consumer Reports Ratings - Bloomberg

August 27, 2015 - 6:06am

Bloomberg

Tesla With 'Insane Mode' Busts Curve on Consumer Reports Ratings
Bloomberg
A Model S P85D on display at the Tesla Motors retail store in San Jose, California. Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg. Don't Miss Out — Follow Bloomberg On. Facebook · Twitter · Instagram · YouTube. Sign up for email and newsletter ...
New Tesla scores Consumer Reports' highest rating everCBS News
Tesla Model S scores another best-in-class from Consumer ReportsMarketWatch
The best car Consumer Reports has ever testedCNBC
Forbes -The Detroit News -WPTZ The Champlain Valley
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Restraint Over Retweeting Urged in Virginia Attack Video - New York Times

August 27, 2015 - 2:48am

New York Post

Restraint Over Retweeting Urged in Virginia Attack Video
New York Times
LOS ANGELES — The online reaction spread quickly as expected after a killer posted video of his attack on two former co-workers in the midst of a live news broadcast. Yet the social media response after Wednesday's killings, which at first seemed ...
How to turn off video autoplay on Facebook and TwitterEconomic Times
'Social media murder' may be new normalBoston Herald
Guest column: Social media websites must remove criminal videosNew York Daily News
Dispatch Times -Junior College -Contra Costa Times
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LG rolls out rollable keyboard without the rubbery feel - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 1:27am

PCWorld

LG rolls out rollable keyboard without the rubbery feel
PCWorld
Portable keyboards for mobile devices tend to come in either rigid and foldable or rubbery and rollup forms. LG Electronics is launching one that's a bit of both. The Rolly rolls up into a long rectangular stick that can travel in your bag or pocket ...
LG's Rolly Keyboard folds up from flat to compactCNET
LG Made A Full-Size Keyboard For Mobiles That Folds Into A Stick To Fit In ...TechCrunch
I Need LG's Foldable Keyboard In My LifeGizmodo
SlashGear -The Verge -Android Headlines - Android News
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YouTube Gaming Launched; Android and iOS Apps to Roll Out Gradually - NDTV

August 27, 2015 - 12:02am

NDTV

YouTube Gaming Launched; Android and iOS Apps to Roll Out Gradually
NDTV
YouTube on Wednesday strode into an arena dominated by Amazon-owned Twitch, with the launch of a service tailored for the hot trend of video game play as a spectator sport. The rollout of YouTube Gaming marked the public debut of an online venue ...

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Canon reenters US mirrorless market with the EOS M3 - CNET

August 26, 2015 - 11:09pm

CNET

Canon reenters US mirrorless market with the EOS M3
CNET
After a lukewarm US reception for its first mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, the EOS M in 2013, Canon chose not to release its successor M2 here, and to release this year's M3 initially in selected markets. Now Canon has chosen to follow up with ...
Canon's EOS M3 mirrorless camera is finally coming to the USMashable
Canon USA Welcomes the Newest Member of the EOS Family – The EOS M3 Digital CameraMarketWatch
Canon's EOS M3 mirrorless camera is coming to the USEngadget
Gizmodo -Digital Trends -imaging resource
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Cars' keyless ignitions called 'deadly' in lawsuit - WDJT

August 26, 2015 - 9:49pm

WDJT

Cars' keyless ignitions called 'deadly' in lawsuit
WDJT
Lawyers have filed a class action lawsuit against most major automakers over what attorneys call a deadly "defect" in keyless ignition systems.Keyless ignition systems, available on very many new cars sold in the United States today, allow drivers to ...
Class action lawsuit targets automakers for keyless ignition dangersWXYZ
Ten automakers are sued over keyless ignitionsPress Examiner
Top Automakers Named In Deadly Keyless Ignitions Lawsuit: Is Your Car Safe?News For Shoppers
ETAuto.com
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