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We built The Post's new tablet app. Here's how we're trying to fix digital browsing. - Washington Post (blog)

November 20, 2014 - 3:21pm

We built The Post's new tablet app. Here's how we're trying to fix digital browsing.
Washington Post (blog)
Today, after much hard work, we launched the new Washington Post tablet app for Kindle Fire. Our app, built specifically for a national and international readership, was a project of passion for our users, our journalism and for the digital culture at the Post.

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Apple stops calling games with in-app purchases 'Free' - Christian Science Monitor

November 20, 2014 - 2:36pm

Christian Science Monitor

Apple stops calling games with in-app purchases 'Free'
Christian Science Monitor
After complaints from parents and authorities, Apple is renaming the "Free" section of the App Store to "Get." Apple is making the move to make it more transparent that free apps with in-app purchases are not always free.

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Twitter Now Lets You Share Public Tweets Via Direct Messages - TechCrunch

November 20, 2014 - 2:28pm

Christian Science Monitor

Twitter Now Lets You Share Public Tweets Via Direct Messages
TechCrunch
Earlier this month, Twitter gave the community a preview of upcoming features during its Analyst's Day event where it discussed changes to the platform and revenue streams. One of those touted features – the ability to privately share (aka “direct message”) a ...
Twitter's tweet-sharing is first small step in larger messaging revampPCWorld
Twitter (TWTR) Launches Tweet Index to Search Older Posts - Analyst BlogNasdaq
Twitter Allows Searches for Tweets Back to 2006WKRB News
Top Tech News
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Google Contributor is a subscription service that lets you pay money to remove ... - VentureBeat

November 20, 2014 - 2:17pm

BetaNews

Google Contributor is a subscription service that lets you pay money to remove ...
VentureBeat
Google, a master of online advertising, has devised a new mechanism for helping publishers — and itself — monetize content on the Internet. It's called Contributor, and in posting a website about it today, Google is casting it as an “experiment.” That's one way ...
Google's Contributor lets you crowdfund sites instead of seeing their adsEngadget
Google Contributor lets you pay to hide adverts on websitesBetaNews
Google to Help Publishers Make Money by Blocking AdsAdAge.com
9 to 5 Google -Gizmodo -Marketing Land
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Sexist Barbie book suggests that girls can't be computer coders - SFGate (blog)

November 20, 2014 - 1:36pm

SFGate (blog)

Sexist Barbie book suggests that girls can't be computer coders
SFGate (blog)
Barbie's 'I Can Be a Computer Engineer' book implies that the iconic doll doesn't have the brains to code. (Mattel/Random House). Mattel has officially apologized for Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer after the social media universe exploded with ...

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IBM offers devops services to speed up enterprises' app development - InfoWorld

November 20, 2014 - 1:26pm

Computerworld

IBM offers devops services to speed up enterprises' app development
InfoWorld
IBM has built a team of experts on "devops," a hot, emerging approach to fast enterprise application development, and developed a collection of tools for deploying IT operations to the cloud. Devops is a set of practices for accelerating the development and ...
IBM Rolls Out Dedicated Version of Bluemix PaaSData Center Knowledge
IBM scales DevOps for large enterprises with new hybrid cloud solutionsSDTimes.com
IBM Brings More Security, Control to Cloud-Based DevOps with new "Bluemix ...MarketWatch
Forbes
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Kindle Fire Owners Now Get The Washington Post For Free - Gizmodo Australia

November 20, 2014 - 1:09pm

Gizmodo Australia

Kindle Fire Owners Now Get The Washington Post For Free
Gizmodo Australia
Ever since Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post, there's been speculation about how he would tie it in with Amazon. Now we know: Owners of Kindle Fire tablets are getting a full 6-month digital subscription to the newspaper for free. The Washington Post ...

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Facebook is kicking its drone business into high gear - 12NewsNow.Com

November 20, 2014 - 1:08pm

NBC Southern California

Facebook is kicking its drone business into high gear
12NewsNow.Com
The company has posted more than a dozen jobs for aeronautical engineers, technicians and other specialists for its drone business. It's all part of Facebook's plan to connect the whole world to the Internet using drones, lasers and satellites. Facebook wants ...
Facebook Creating Drone TeamNBC Southern California (blog)
Facebook Job Listings Point to Drones Ramp-UpAllFacebook

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AUTOSHOW-Henrik Fisker is back with a souped up Mustang - Reuters

November 20, 2014 - 1:07pm

Motor Authority

AUTOSHOW-Henrik Fisker is back with a souped up Mustang
Reuters
LOS ANGELES Nov 20 (Reuters) - A year after the government-backed electric car company bearing his name filed for bankruptcy, Henrik Fisker is back. The Danish designer on Thursday will unveil a souped up Ford Mustang to be sold in limited numbers by ...
Galpin and Fisker Debut 725-HP Rocket Mustang at 2014 Los Angeles Auto ShowEdmunds.com
Galpin And Henrik Fisker Reveal 725-HP Rocket Based On The 2015 MustangMotor Authority
Galpin-Fisker Rocket 2015 Ford Mustang Hits LA with 725 HPAutomobile
Orange County Business Journal
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Flip phones are hip again - WPTV

November 20, 2014 - 12:43pm

CNN

Flip phones are hip again
WPTV
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. (CNN) -- Hipsters, rejoice. Next time you ride your fixed-gear bicycle to the the thrift ...
How Flip Phones Could Return In A Big WayBusiness Insider
Flip phones are becoming hip againWQAD.com

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Georgia Tech student rewrites sexist Barbie book - WOKV

November 20, 2014 - 12:42pm

Georgia Tech student rewrites sexist Barbie book
WOKV
Barbie is again in the news after a PhD student at Georgia Tech announced she had "remixed" a controversial Barbie book called "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer." The original book -- which was published by Random House and was available ...

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Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 4, Claims Twice The Strength Of Competing ... - Android Police

November 20, 2014 - 12:27pm

Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 4, Claims Twice The Strength Of Competing ...
Android Police
Odds are good that when you use a smartphone or tablet, you're touching Gorilla Glass. Since its debut in the original iPhone, Gorilla Glass has gone on to become the de facto standard for hardened glass on screens. Today the company is announcing ...

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Xbox One Finally Gets HBO Go - GameSpot

November 20, 2014 - 12:04pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Xbox One Finally Gets HBO Go
GameSpot
[UPDATE] Microsoft has now officially confirmed HBO Go's release on Xbox One. It's available now across the US. "Xbox is one of our subscribers' favorite ways to access HBO GO and its incredible breadth of award-winning programming," HBO executive Jeff ...
HBO Go Now On Xbox OneForbes
HBO Go app makes the jump to Microsoft's Xbox One consoleBeta Wired
HBO Go Launches on Xbox One TodayLoad The Game
Hollywood Reporter -Crave Online -Attack of the Fanboy
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Air-Bag Executive Apologizes for Failures - Wall Street Journal

November 20, 2014 - 11:50am

Wall Street Journal

Air-Bag Executive Apologizes for Failures
Wall Street Journal
Hiroshi Shimizu, senior vice president at air-bag maker Takata, apologized for the failure of the defective devices on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press. By. Christina Rogers. Updated Nov. 20, 2014 11:42 a.m. ET. 4 COMMENTS. Takata Corp.
Takata Apologizes for Air Bag Flaw as Sixth Death RevealedBusinessweek
Senate quizzes manufacturer of defective airbagsWashington Post
Nationwide Air Bag Recall Not Needed, Takata Exec SaysNBCNews.com
CBS News -International Business Times -ABC News
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Honda aims to add power, style to small luxury segment with Acura ILX - Los Angeles Times

November 20, 2014 - 11:35am

Auto World News

Honda aims to add power, style to small luxury segment with Acura ILX
Los Angeles Times
Acura is taking a mulligan. Honda's luxury division is using the Los Angeles Auto Show to debut a heavily refreshed 2016 ILX compact sedan. The goal is to inject everything the current model is missing -- power, refinement, style -- now that the small luxury ...
Research This Vehicle:Motor Trend
2016 Acura ILX Refreshed at Los Angeles Auto ShowAutomobile
Acura retools ILX with more power, 8-speed dual-clutch gearboxAutomotive News
Auto World News -The Globe and Mail -RoadandTrack.com (blog)
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Arizona AG sues GM for $3 billion tied to recalls - Detroit Free Press

November 20, 2014 - 11:12am

Detroit Free Press

Arizona AG sues GM for $3 billion tied to recalls
Detroit Free Press
Arizona's attorney general has sued General Motors, alleging that the automaker had defrauded the state's consumers of an estimated $3 billion by delaying a recall of cars with defective ignition switches. The lawsuit suggests GM deliberately misled owners ...
Will General Motors (GM) Stock Be Negatively Affected Today by Arizona Lawsuit?TheStreet.com
General Motors hit with $3 billion lawsuit over recallsKESQ

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Yahoo to replace Google as default search engine on Firefox - Telegraph.co.uk

November 20, 2014 - 11:02am

Telegraph.co.uk

Yahoo to replace Google as default search engine on Firefox
Telegraph.co.uk
Yahoo is replacing Google as the default search engine for the Mozilla Firefox web browser on mobile and desktop in the United States, the company has announced. The switchover will take place in the US in December, putting an end to a decade-old ...

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Netflix continues to dominate Net traffic activity - USA TODAY

November 20, 2014 - 11:00am

USA TODAY

Netflix continues to dominate Net traffic activity
USA TODAY
Netflix remains the largest source of Internet traffic created on home networks during the busiest periods, a new Net traffic report says. But on the go, YouTube is the app of choice. The movie and TV streaming service accounted for 35% of downstream Net ...
Netflix now accounts for 35% of bandwidth usage in the US and CanadaQuartz
Netflix Beware: Amazon Doubles Share Of Streaming Video Over Past 18 MonthsInternational Business Times
Netlix and YouTube Still Hog Bandwidth in North AmericaVideoInk
TIME -TheStreet.com -CNET
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Dropbox's Carousel photo software comes to iPads and the web - The Verge

November 20, 2014 - 11:00am

PCWorld

Dropbox's Carousel photo software comes to iPads and the web
The Verge
In April, Dropbox launched Carousel, a standalone app for storing and managing photos and videos on your phone. Designed as a single place to view your life's memories, until now Carousel has only been available for the smallest screen in your life.
Dropbox Finally Adds Photo Albums To Carousel. What Took So Long?Fast Company
Dropbox Carousel comes to iPad and web today, Android tablets soonEngadget
Dropbox opens Carousel up to iPad, the webSlashGear
PCWorld -Ubergizmo (blog) -Pocket-lint.com
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'Computer Engineer' Barbie book labeled sexist - WJLA

November 20, 2014 - 10:41am

WJLA

'Computer Engineer' Barbie book labeled sexist
WJLA
NEW YORK (ABC News) -- Barbie has been an astronaut and a doctor, but when it comes to computer programming, she seems to need a man's help, at least according to a children's book criticized by many Amazon reviewers as "sexist." Continue reading ...

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