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Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google - KPBS

December 13, 2014 - 5:25am

KPBS

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google
KPBS
If you've been too busy finalizing holiday vacation plans and buying gifts, we're here to catch you up on the tech headlines you may have missed from NPR and beyond. ICYMI. Rise of Ransomware: This type of virus is getting more and more common, so Aarti ...

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Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google - ideastream

December 13, 2014 - 4:31am

Tech Week: Instagram Vs. Twitter And Europe Vs. Google
ideastream
Instagram beat Twitter on a key metric, but Twitter's co-founder says he doesn't care. And Google's woes in Europe continued as the tech giant shut down Google News in Spain over a new law there. Instagram topped Twitter in active users in its latest count.

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Apple worked to block '100 percent' of iTunes competitors from iPods - Engadget

December 13, 2014 - 2:55am

AppAdvice

Apple worked to block '100 percent' of iTunes competitors from iPods
Engadget
The federal antitrust case Apple's fighting isn't looking any more favorable for the hardware giant since we last reported on it. Former iTunes engineer Rod Schultz testified on Friday that he'd worked on a project to block "100 percent of non-iTunes clients" in ...
Former iTunes engineer says Apple wanted to block '100% of non-iTunes clients'Apple Insider
RIP iPod Classic: Music's most elegant solutionMashable
2 Economists Better Than 1 Is Apple IPod Trial StrategyBloomberg
Mac Rumors -Billboard -AppAdvice
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Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Preview Date - Sci-Tech Today

December 13, 2014 - 2:00am

Sci-Tech Today

Microsoft Reveals Windows 10 Preview Date
Sci-Tech Today
An event to be held January 21 at Microsoft's Redmond, Washington headquarters will provide an invitation-only sneak peak at some of the features of the company's new Windows 10 operating system, according to reports. The full release of the new OS is ...

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Qualcomm's Growth Prospects Look Promising Despite Negative Headwinds - Seeking Alpha

December 12, 2014 - 9:45pm

Mashable

Qualcomm's Growth Prospects Look Promising Despite Negative Headwinds
Seeking Alpha
Recent rumors indicate that Snapdragon 810 may have hit a delay, however, Qualcomm denied the rumors. Recent headcount reductions are a symptom of needing to meet analyst earnings estimates (revenue growth will be non-existent in 2015 in the worst ...
Inside Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810EE Times
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 chip shows speed isn't everythingEngadget
Hands On: Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810PC Magazine
CNET -Gigaom -MarketWatch
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Audi unveils all-new Q7 SUV ahead of Detroit Auto Show debut - Los Angeles Times

December 12, 2014 - 7:51pm

Los Angeles Times

Audi unveils all-new Q7 SUV ahead of Detroit Auto Show debut
Los Angeles Times
Audi's largest people-mover is getting a redux. The luxury automaker announced Friday that its second generation Q7 SUV will offer a groundbreaking new plug-in hybrid powertrain and shed several hundred pounds. The all-new Q7 will officially debut at the ...
2016 Audi Q7 First LookMSN Autos
2016 Audi Q7 is One of the SUV World's Biggest LosersTruckTrend Magazine

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Facebook Stops Using Microsoft Bing Web Search Results - NBCNews.com

December 12, 2014 - 6:57pm

THE BUSINESS TIMES

Facebook Stops Using Microsoft Bing Web Search Results
NBCNews.com
Facebook has stopped including results from Microsoft's Bing search engine on its social networking site. The move, confirmed by a company spokesperson, comes as Facebook has revamped its own search offerings. Just Monday, Facebook introduced a ...
Microsoft confirms Facebook stopped using Bing search resultsVentureBeat
Facebook And Microsoft Part WaysBusinessinsider India

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The Spanish War Against Google - Bloomberg

December 12, 2014 - 5:38pm

CBC.ca

The Spanish War Against Google
Bloomberg
A new law has struck a blow for newspaper publishers—both impactful and quixotic—against the Internet death star. Emily Greenhouse t emserre. At least in Europe, the newspaper wars are not quite over. Five years ago this month, Eric Schmidt, the ...
What's at Stake in Google News' Exit From Spain's Web Content MarketeWeek
Experts disagree on impact of Google's Spain decisionFox News Latino
Web-surfers, newspapers worried over Google News closure in SpainGlobalPost
Zacks.com -SiliconBeat
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Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so - Charlotte Observer

December 12, 2014 - 2:42pm

Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so
Charlotte Observer
ANNAPOLIS, Md. A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are — and hail a ride home. Users enter their sex, height, weight, and number of drinks consumed to help figure out ...

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Nexus Need a Fix? Get the Device Assist App - Small Business Trends

December 12, 2014 - 2:31pm

Small Business Trends

Nexus Need a Fix? Get the Device Assist App
Small Business Trends
When your smartphone is on the blink, don't you just wish it would fix itself? And being apart from your mobile device while its being repaired can also be bad for business these days. For some Android users though, troubleshooting problems with their ...
Google Posts List Of Top Android Apps In 2014, Shows Desire To Get FitHot Hardware
Google Play releases the real “Best of 2014″KnowTechie

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Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so - KFOX El Paso

December 12, 2014 - 2:11pm

WJLA

Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so
KFOX El Paso
A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are. On the Maryland app, users enter their sex, height, and weight, and number of drinks consumed to figure out their blood-alcohol ...
Maryland launches phone app to fight drunk drivingSan Francisco Chronicle

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Free to Play This Weekend on Steam - Maximum PC

December 12, 2014 - 12:05pm

Maximum PC

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Free to Play This Weekend on Steam
Maximum PC
It seems Steam is always cooking up a sale, and come next week, rumor has it the Winter Sale will kick off. In the meantime, you can still find discounts all over the place, though if you'd rather not spend any money at all, be advised that Steam is making Call ...
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's season pass holders get free lasersDigital Trends
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass Owners on Xbox get the AE4 TodayHardcore Gamer

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Chrysler expands Takata air bag recall - USA TODAY

December 12, 2014 - 11:56am

USA TODAY

Chrysler expands Takata air bag recall
USA TODAY
Chrsyler Group, prodded by U.S. safety regulators, will add thousands of vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force. Chrysler identifies 179,000 vehicles affected by the move, but some already have been recalled for the airbag ...
Chrysler expands Takata passenger-side air bag recall in USReuters
Chrysler expands air bag recallWashington Post
Chrysler grudgingly expands airbag recallCNNMoney

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Soundcloud for iPhone just got better, allowing users to make playlists on the go - Digital Trends

December 12, 2014 - 11:38am

Soundcloud for iPhone just got better, allowing users to make playlists on the go
Digital Trends
Soundcloud has made customization easier for the iPhone crowd. The streaming service announced an update to its iOS app today which allows users to create and edit playlists on the go. Users streaming on Soundcloud's iOS app for the iPhone can now ...

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What to expect from Sony at CES 2015 - Engadget

December 12, 2014 - 11:31am

Engadget

What to expect from Sony at CES 2015
Engadget
Didn't we just leave Vegas? Tech journalists the world over are probably asking themselves that question right now, and with good reason -- the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is set to open its many, many doors in sunny Nevada in just a few short weeks.
Sony Xperia Z3 vs. iPhone 6 – Which Smartphone Has the Better Camera?The Fuse Joplin

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2016 Audi Q7: First Look - Washington Post

December 12, 2014 - 11:24am

2016 Audi Q7: First Look
Washington Post
The 2016 Audi Q7 will be unveiled officially at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, and a major crash diet accompanies the second generation of the popular crossover SUV. READ: 2015 Nissan Murano: First Drive. The Q7 is one of the first vehicles to ride on a new ...

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Microsoft announces features and performance improvements for many Azure ... - PCWorld

December 12, 2014 - 11:02am

Visual Studio Magazine

Microsoft announces features and performance improvements for many Azure ...
PCWorld
Microsoft announced updates to many Azure services this week, previewing new services and moving others from preview to general availability as full working versions. For those running virtual machines (VM) in the Azure cloud, there are now two ways of ...
Microsoft makes Azure RemoteApp available globally, offers a number of new ...WinBeta
Using the ADO.NET Connection StringSQL Server Pro

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Steam Holiday Auction at a Halt After Suspected Exploits - The Escapist

December 12, 2014 - 10:53am

Steam Holiday Auction at a Halt After Suspected Exploits
The Escapist
The beginning of the Steam Holiday Auction has had some issues with Gems and is now temporarily closed. Valve's new event on Steam, the Holiday Auction, is on hold less than a day after it began. Valve has not stated yet when the auction will resume.

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Chrysler grudgingly expands airbag recall - CNNMoney

December 12, 2014 - 9:45am

Phys.Org

Chrysler grudgingly expands airbag recall
CNNMoney
Chrysler pointed out that it was expanding the recall even though it wasn't necessary and was doing so only to comply with a request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the main U.S. safety regulator, and "out of an abundance of caution." ...
Chrysler Expands Air Bag RecallABC News

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Dropbox makes it easy for workmates to edit Office files - Engadget

December 12, 2014 - 9:43am

Siliconrepublic.com

Dropbox makes it easy for workmates to edit Office files
Engadget
In November, Dropbox users gained the ability to edit Office files from within the app, thanks to its partnership with Microsoft. Now, the company has launched its first set of Project Harmony tools so groups of workmates can take advantage of that feature -- but ...
New Dropbox features allow multiple users to collaborate on MS Office filesSiliconrepublic.com
Dropbox launches Microsoft Office collaboration features for Word, Excel, and ...VentureBeat
Dropbox rolls out desktop Microsoft Office collaboration tool in early accessComputerworld
ZDNet -CMSWire -WinBeta
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