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This might be Blackberry's first Android phone - Engadget

July 2, 2015 - 10:31pm

Engadget

This might be Blackberry's first Android phone
Engadget
Rumors of a fully Android-powered BlackBerry device popped up again last month, and today Evan Blass aka evleaks has posted a picture showing a glimpse of the phone. Specs for the alleged "Venice" popped up on N4BB a couple of weeks ago, calling it a ...
One of BlackBerry's upcoming Android phones may look like thisPhone Arena
BlackBerry's Android slider phone is reportedly headed to AT&T [UPDATED]PhoneDog
Rumored Blackberry Android Phone Image LeaksAndroid Headlines - Android News
9 to 5 Google -MobileSyrup.com -N4BB
all 16 news articles »

MasterCard is testing a new way for you to pay with your face - Engadget

July 2, 2015 - 6:36pm

Engadget

MasterCard is testing a new way for you to pay with your face
Engadget
MasterCard announced on Thursday that it's looking to add a layer of biometric security to its credit cards and all user will need to do is simply take a selfie. The system will create a digitized map of your face, convert that map into a hash and ...
MasterCard: Authenticate Online Purchases With a SelfiePC Magazine
MasterCard's Testing Facial Recognition To Authorize PaymentsUbergizmo (blog)
Selfies to replace passwords in Mastercard online payments trialTelegraph.co.uk
Palm Beach Post -Business Insider
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Plex's forum data is being held for ransom - The Verge

July 2, 2015 - 3:35pm

Hot Hardware

Plex's forum data is being held for ransom
The Verge
The movie streaming service Plex has been hacked and its customers held for ransom, according to an email sent out to subscribers earlier today. The hackers claimed to have obtained a full list of usernames and passwords for the service, and demanded a ...
Time to reset your password as Plex forums get hackedBetaNews
Plex is being blackmailed by a hacker who wants ransom paid in bitcoinPocket-lint.com
Plex Hacked, Change Your Password NowLifehacker Australia
TechCrunch -Hot Hardware -Techaeris
all 17 news articles »

Chevy Adding Air Conditioner for Your Phone - PC Magazine

July 2, 2015 - 2:18pm

CNET

Chevy Adding Air Conditioner for Your Phone
PC Magazine
If you live somewhere that gets toasty in the summer, chances are you've experienced an overheated phone. It's not only a temporary annoyance, but it can also potentially do permanent damage to your phone's lithium-ion batteries over time. But Chevy ...
Chevy rolls out tiny air conditioner for your hot smartphoneCNET
Chevy is making cars with air conditioning for your phoneThe Verge
Chevrolet adds “Active Phone Cooling” to next-gen vehiclesSlashGear
Ars Technica -Pocket-lint.com -Android Headlines - Android News
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Ford recalls 430000 cars for software problem - Toronto Star

July 2, 2015 - 1:19pm

The Globe and Mail

Ford recalls 430000 cars for software problem
Toronto Star
NEW YORK — Ford is recalling 433,000 vehicles, including 2015 Focus, C-MAX and Escape models, because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down. Ford Motor Co. says there is a flaw in the body ...
Ford issues recall for 2015 Focus, C-MAX and Escape for ignition problemThe Globe and Mail
Ford recalls Focus, Escape, C-Max vehicles for software defect that affect enginesWRBL
Ford recalls 432K cars because of software problemNew Zealand Herald

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Facebook wants to use lasers to beam the internet from drones in the sky - Quartz

July 2, 2015 - 12:50pm

Quartz

Facebook wants to use lasers to beam the internet from drones in the sky
Quartz
Facebook, among other large internet companies, is trying to figure out how to connect the next billion people to the internet. Without access to expensive wired internet connections, these people largely won't be getting online from computers, but ...
Facebook's thought-power futureNew Zealand Herald
Facebook working on delivering high speed internet using laserThe Indian Express
Facebook's Plan For Laser Communication SystemABC News
PC Magazine -The Australian Financial Review -Voice of America (blog)
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Google apologizes for putting Nazi camps in game - USA TODAY

July 2, 2015 - 12:35pm

NBCNews.com

Google apologizes for putting Nazi camps in game
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Google has apologized for putting Nazi concentration camps in the mobile game Ingress. Ingress is a multiplayer augmented reality game in which people embark with their smartphones on missions to fight for control of and unlock virtual ...
Google unit sorry for including concentration camps in gameNew Zealand Herald
Google Subsidiary Apologizes For Including Concentration Camps In Mobile ...The Consumerist

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PSA: Amazon Prime offering discounts on new/upcoming games - Ars Technica

July 2, 2015 - 11:40am

STASHED

PSA: Amazon Prime offering discounts on new/upcoming games
Ars Technica
It looks like Amazon Prime members now have a new membership benefit to add to a pile that already includes free two-day shipping, video and music streaming, and free Kindle books each month. Prime members can also get discounts on select video ...
Amazon's giving Prime members stealthy game discountsEngadget
Amazon Is Sneakily Giving Prime Members Video Game DiscountsSTASHED
Spotted: Amazon Secretively Discounting 'Prime' Members' On Video Games!Empire State Tribune
High-Def Digest -News Ledge -TechnoBuffalo
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Apple outrages users by quietly killing off Home Sharing: Free feature rivals ... - Daily Mail

July 2, 2015 - 11:13am

Daily Mail

Apple outrages users by quietly killing off Home Sharing: Free feature rivals ...
Daily Mail
In among all the pomp and ceremony surrounding the Apple Music launch, the firm has quietly killed off its Home Sharing feature, outraging many users. Before the iOS 8.4 update, Home Sharing let people share their iTunes music with other iOS devices on ...

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iTunes users hit stumbling blocks with arrival of Apple Music - CNET

July 2, 2015 - 10:22am

CNET

iTunes users hit stumbling blocks with arrival of Apple Music
CNET
Some people are complaining because they can no longer share music to their iOS devices, while others say the iCloud Music Library is making a mess of their local iTunes library. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; 3 July 2015, 1:05 am AEST. facebook. twitter.
Apple kills Home Sharing for music in iOS 8.4Engadget
iOS 8.4 kills Home Sharing for music and people aren't happy about itInquirer
Apple drops Home Sharing feature in iOS 8.4 updateTimes of India
Macworld (blog)
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Sprint CEO literally calls 'Bull****' on T-Mobile's John Legere - Fortune

July 2, 2015 - 9:54am

Fortune

Sprint CEO literally calls 'Bull****' on T-Mobile's John Legere
Fortune
John Legere, chief executive officer of T-Mobile US Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. T-Mobile US Inc. is allowing customers to roll over high-speed data allotments, in the fourth-largest ...
Sprint's CEO is tired of T-Mobile's 'Uncarrier bullshit'Engadget
Cell phone chiefs call "bulls**t" on each other. Literally.CNNMoney
Sprint's Claure to T-Mobile's Legere: Tired of 'Uncarrier bullshit'Seeking Alpha
Wireless Week -Re/code
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Yahoo begins testing search partnership with Google - Engadget

July 2, 2015 - 7:25am

Engadget

Yahoo begins testing search partnership with Google
Engadget
Now that Yahoo and Microsoft are not exclusive anymore -- when it comes to search, that is -- they can both work with other companies. In fact, according to The New York Times, Mayer and her team have already started testing Google search ads in a ...
Yahoo! Inc (YHOO) Testing Google Inc (GOOG) Search May Drop Microsoft ...LearnBonds
What Yahoo Testing Google Search Results Over Bing's Really MeansThe SEM Post
Yahoo Search Testing Google Results Over BingSearch Engine Roundtable
Benchmark Monitor -New York Times (blog) -V3.co.uk
all 21 news articles »

Anki Overdrive's customizable robot battle-car racing game debuts Sept. 20 - VentureBeat

July 2, 2015 - 4:01am

VentureBeat

Anki Overdrive's customizable robot battle-car racing game debuts Sept. 20
VentureBeat
Gaming is in its golden age, and big and small players alike are maneuvering like kings and queens in A Game of Thrones. Register now for our GamesBeat 2015 event, Oct. 12-Oct.13, where we'll explore strategies in the new world of gaming.
Anki Overdrive set to ship Sept. 20San Jose Mercury News (blog)
Anki Will Ship The Second Generation Of Its Robotic Slot Cars On September 20TechCrunch
Anki Overdrive robot car racing game is Scalextric for the digital generationMirror.co.uk
Pocket-lint.com -Game Informer -Toy News
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Cookie Monster responds to Siri's snarky comments - KOKI FOX 23

July 2, 2015 - 1:21am

KOKI FOX 23

Cookie Monster responds to Siri's snarky comments
KOKI FOX 23
Siri isn't a Sesame Street character, but if you ask her "what's 0 divided by o?" she certainly becomes a bit grouchy. So much so that she mentions Cookie Monster in her response: "Imagine that you have zero cookies and you split them evenly among zero ...

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Adding stylus to your tablet - Bangkok Post

July 1, 2015 - 9:28pm

Bangkok Post

Adding stylus to your tablet
Bangkok Post
Are you one of those people who want to try Samsung's renowned S Pen, but don't want to shell out more than 20K, and also want a big-screen device? If so, the new Samsung Galaxy Tab A will fit your needs nicely. I was once one of those techies who ...

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Samsung Expected to Release Another Galaxy S6 Variant, “S6 EDGE+” - The Korea Bizwire

July 1, 2015 - 8:39pm

The Korea Bizwire

Samsung Expected to Release Another Galaxy S6 Variant, “S6 EDGE+”
The Korea Bizwire
Officially launched in April, the Galaxy S6 Edge was initially considered an upbeat sister of the flagship Galaxy S6 by boasting the industry's first screen that is curved on both sides. (image: Maurizio Pesce/flickr). SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire ...
$150 phone takes on $1000 rivalsStuff.co.nz
Adding stylus to your tabletBangkok Post
Samsung wins trademark for 'S6 EDGE+'Yonhap News
Engadget
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Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in California - PCWorld

July 1, 2015 - 3:32pm

PCWorld

Vandals sever another Internet backbone cable in California
PCWorld
Someone hacked through yet another fiber optic cable in the San Francisco Bay area early Tuesday morning, continuing a rash of incidents that have disrupted Internet traffic and vexed law enforcement officials. The latest attack occurred at around 4.30 ...
Vandals slice cable wires in Northern California in possible 'coordinated attack'Fox News
San Francisco Internet Cable Attacks Investigated By FBIHuffington Post
Service restored after attack on Calif. Internet cablesUSA TODAY
BetaNews -SFGate -Headlines & Global News
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The iPhone 6 Plus won't fit Fallout 4's Pip-Boy (and I'm sad) - Engadget

July 1, 2015 - 3:05pm

Engadget

The iPhone 6 Plus won't fit Fallout 4's Pip-Boy (and I'm sad)
Engadget
Thanks a lot, Bethesda. After the outfit's first E3 media briefing, I pre-ordered the Pip-Boy Edition of Fallout 4 because of course I want to put a real-life version of the game's stat-tracker and menu system on my forearm. All good, right? Well, I'm ...
Fallout 4's awesome wearable bonus incompatible with iPhone 6 PlusCult of Mac
UK gamers can attempt to pre-order the Pip-Boy edition of Fallout 4 on July 3Windows Central
Bethesda Shows You How to Use Your Phone in the 'Fallout 4' Pip-BoyTouch Arcade
Gotta Be Mobile -Bleeding Cool News -SegmentNext
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Windows 8's Market Share Maxes Out At 16% As Windows 10 Looms - TechCrunch

July 1, 2015 - 1:22pm

TechCrunch

Windows 8's Market Share Maxes Out At 16% As Windows 10 Looms
TechCrunch
Windows 8's days atop the Microsoft operating system hierarchy are all but over. Windows 10, a wide-ranging replacement, will be released later this month, meaning that Windows 8's market share is about to start shrinking. The controversial operating ...
Windows 8.1 seizes undisputed lead over Windows XPPCWorld
New Windows 10 Preview Gets Edge Browser BrandingValueWalk
Windows 8.1 Pulls Past XP in Total UsersIGN
Tom's Hardware -InformationWeek -Hot Hardware
all 36 news articles »Google News

Snapchat deletes a distinctive feature and makes it easier to add friends - Los Angeles Times

July 1, 2015 - 12:21pm

The Gossip Girls

Snapchat deletes a distinctive feature and makes it easier to add friends
Los Angeles Times
Snapchat is removing a cumbersome feature and making it easier to add friends on its app. lRelated Snapchat brings in $538 million from investors · Technology Now · Snapchat brings in $538 million from investors. See all related. 8. The Venice start-up ...
Snapchat Just Added a Bunch of New FeaturesTIME
Snapchat Users No Longer Have To 'Tap' To View A 'Snap'CBS Local
Snapchat now lets you tap to view snaps and stories, add nearby friendsVentureBeat
The Independent -Yahoo Tech -International Business Times
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