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Sony's Metal Gear Solid Walkman is a truly tasteful video game tie-in - The Verge

August 19, 2015 - 5:26am

Forbes

Sony's Metal Gear Solid Walkman is a truly tasteful video game tie-in
The Verge
In celebration of the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Sony has released a bunch of Phantom Pain-branded electronics, including a new version of its high-fidelity Walkman, the super-expensive ZX2. The customized music player is listed for ...
Metal Gear Solid 5 Trailer Sets Up Big Boss' Descent into VillainyGameSpot
Sony's 'Metal Gear Solid V' devices flaunt your stealth action fandomEngadget

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SwiftKey Quantifies Emoji Use - TechCrunch

August 19, 2015 - 5:03am

Wired

SwiftKey Quantifies Emoji Use
TechCrunch
Which emojis do New Yorkers use more than other U.S. states? How diverse is California's emoji usage? Do Alaskans dream of emoji fish? Predictive keyboard maker SwiftKey, whose software now runs on some 250 million devices worldwide, has crunched ...
SwiftKey Keyboard for iPhone Gains New Emoji Insights FeatureJunior College
The Most Popular Emoji, a State-by-state ReportAllMediaNY
No, These Aren't Each State's Favorite EmojiGizmodo
E! Online
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The Most Secure Way to Communicate? An iPod Touch - Wired

August 19, 2015 - 4:33am

Wired

The Most Secure Way to Communicate? An iPod Touch
Wired
If you want to communicate really securely, you may assume you need some government level spy training, a high tech encrypted phone, or at least a custom operating system. Nope. Not at all. It turns out the most secure communications device available ...
Trending in AAPL Company Apple to simplify retail stores by demoting iPods to ...9 to 5 Mac (blog)
Apple is relegating the iPod to an 'accessory' in a new shake-up of its StoresBusinessinsider India
Apple to Demote iPod to Apple Store Accessory ShelvesiClarified
Mac Rumors -ABC News
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Rakuten Launches Its Own Security-Enhanced Android App Store In Japan - TechCrunch

August 19, 2015 - 3:22am

TechCrunch

Rakuten Launches Its Own Security-Enhanced Android App Store In Japan
TechCrunch
Rakuten, Japan's top online retail firm, has pulled an Amazon after it launched its own branded Android app store today. The company is promising that 'Rakuten App Ichiba' will not only give customers a chance to gain loyal points from money spent on ...
Google's Android Dominance Has Its LimitsWall Street Journal
New hack lets users access Google Play store on Windows phonesThe Market Business
Android apps are flooding on to jailbroken Win10 phonesThe Register
Mobile ID World -Liliputing -Phandroid.com
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Detroit, Silicon Valley join forces on cars - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

August 19, 2015 - 2:06am

Detroit, Silicon Valley join forces on cars
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
There is both heated competition and unprecedented cooperation between two industries that rarely spoke to each other five years ago. By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Auto Writer. PALO ALTO, California — The office has all the trappings of a high-tech startup.

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The stylish and super-secure Blackphone 2 goes for pre-order ahead of ... - Phone Arena

August 18, 2015 - 11:20pm

Phone Arena

The stylish and super-secure Blackphone 2 goes for pre-order ahead of ...
Phone Arena
Smartphone owners are generally united in their concerns over security and privacy, and while the likes of Google and Apple develop their respective mobile platforms under the watchful eye of the consumer, flaws and security breaches come with the ...
Blackphone 2 available for pre-order, launching in SeptemberAndroid Authority (blog)
Silent Circle's Blackphone 2 Landing In SeptemberTechCrunch
The privacy-centric Blackphone 2 is here, and it's much better than the originalDigital Trends
Android Headlines - Android News -Geek -SlashGear
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Parallels Desktop 11 lets Mac users say 'Hey Cortana' - PCWorld

August 18, 2015 - 11:05pm

PCWorld

Parallels Desktop 11 lets Mac users say 'Hey Cortana'
PCWorld
Mac users will soon be able to say “Hey Cortana” and have Microsoft's virtual assistant talk back to them from OS X, thanks to new functionality included in Parallels Desktop 11. The new version of the popular virtualization software will support ...
Run Siri-like Cortana On A Mac With Parallels DesktopForbes
Parallels 11 brings Microsoft's Cortana to Macs before SiriEngadget
Parallels 11 Can Put Microsoft's Cortana on Your MacGizmodo
Apple Insider -Ars Technica -The Straits Times
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America Challenges Japan To A Robot Duel Then Decides To Change Their Robot - Forbes

August 18, 2015 - 10:33pm

Forbes

America Challenges Japan To A Robot Duel Then Decides To Change Their Robot
Forbes
I cover gaming in Japan as well the pop-culture here. You can follow me on Twitter or check out my YouTube videos. I also founded and continue to manage the mecha gaming site, Mecha Damashii. I have over a decade's worth of games industry experience, ...
Fight on: National pride at stake as giant robots prepare for combatCNN
This is How US Challengers Plan to Wreck Japan's Giant Robot in a DuelGizmodo
Want to make sure the American-made MegaBot defeats Japan? Donate nowArs Technica UK
Engadget
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Ashley Madison hack: hackers claim cheaters' details dumped online - Sydney Morning Herald

August 18, 2015 - 7:01pm

Sydney Morning Herald

Ashley Madison hack: hackers claim cheaters' details dumped online
Sydney Morning Herald
Remember the hack attack at cheating website Ashley Madison? It would appear the hackers have just posted the data online – including every name and email address of every member on the website. Ashley Madison claims to privately facilitate affairs ...
Bits | Hackers Say They Have Released Ashley Madison FilesNew York Times (blog)
Ashley Madison hackers appear to have followed through on threat to expose usersThe Verge
Hackers dump stolen Ashley Madison data onto the Dark WebEngadget
The Guardian -Wired -The Globe and Mail
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High-tech cars bring Detroit, Silicon Valley face to face - Tampabay.com

August 18, 2015 - 6:31pm

Tampabay.com

High-tech cars bring Detroit, Silicon Valley face to face
Tampabay.com
Nitin Bandaru works on a hackathon project Thursday at the Ford Motor Co. Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday. Silicon Valley is dotted with labs racing to develop high-tech infotainment systems and autonomous cars. .
StreetCode Academy Bridges The Gap Between East Palo Alto And Silicon ValleyTechCrunch

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Have 80% of Apple Watch owners used Apple Pay? - SlashGear

August 18, 2015 - 6:17pm

SlashGear

Have 80% of Apple Watch owners used Apple Pay?
SlashGear
Today a study has been released in which Apple Pay appears to be being used by 80% of all Apple Watch users. Carried out by Wristly, a private research group, it's a headline grabbing figure for Apple's mobile payments service, which gets a dedicated ...
Users More Inclined to Use Apple Pay for the Apple Watch According to SurveyiDigitalTimes.com
Study Says 80% Of Apple Watch Users Are Already Using Apple PayTechCrunch
Apple Pay scores with Apple Watch owners, survey saysCNET
MarketWatch -The Mac Observer -Fortune
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Volume's stealthy, stripped-down puzzles focus on the fun - Mashable

August 18, 2015 - 3:31pm

Mashable

Volume's stealthy, stripped-down puzzles focus on the fun
Mashable
Is Volume a stealth game or a puzzle game? However you want to frame the latest effort from Thomas Was Alone developer Mike Bithell in your own head, one fact stands: it's a whole lot of fun. Volume breaks its sneaky play down into 101 bite-sized ...
Volume ReviewIGN
Volume's PS Vita release will arrive a few weeks later than plannedDispatch Times
Volume review: charming MGS-inspired adventures of a futuristic Robin HoodThe Guardian
We Got This Covered -iFreePress.com (blog)
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Study Says 80% Of Apple Watch Users Are Already Using Apple Pay - TechCrunch

August 18, 2015 - 2:50pm

TechCrunch

Study Says 80% Of Apple Watch Users Are Already Using Apple Pay
TechCrunch
Well it turns out that people who are willing to drop hundreds or thousands of dollars on gadgets like to use gadgets to spend more dollars. An exclamation point-laden report released today from Wristly, an organization that Apple has cited in the past ...
Apple Pay scores with Apple Watch owners, survey saysCNET
Where's the best place for Apple Pay?Fortune
Apple Watch users choose it over iPhone when using Apple PayTodaysiPhone.com (blog)
Ubergizmo -Mac Rumors -Bidness ETC
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Intel Is Teaching Its Gadgets to Mimic Humans - Wired

August 18, 2015 - 2:44pm

Wired

Intel Is Teaching Its Gadgets to Mimic Humans
Wired
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Skylake who? Intel focuses on smart devices and natural computing at IDF keynotePCWorld
Intel to integrate its RealSense camera into gaming systemsVentureBeat
Razer Gets In Your Face With a 3D CameraGizmodo
The Indian Express -OregonLive.com -Business Insider
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FCC Cracks Down on Conference Center Wi-Fi Blocking - PC Magazine

August 18, 2015 - 2:06pm

Orlando Sentinel

FCC Cracks Down on Conference Center Wi-Fi Blocking
PC Magazine
The Federal Communications Commission this week handed out another fine to a company accused of blocking personal Wi-Fi hotspots. Telecom provider Smart City—which offers Internet services to meeting centers and hotels—was slapped with a ...
Wi-Fi provider kicked users off their own hotspots at conventionsComputerworld
FCC hits tech company with fine for Wi-Fi blockingOrlando Sentinel
Conference Wi-Fi biz fined $750k for jamming personal hotspotsThe Register
Financial Times -SlashGear
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Fotokite Phi is a GoPro-carrying quadcopter on a leash - CNET

August 18, 2015 - 12:47pm

CNET

Fotokite Phi is a GoPro-carrying quadcopter on a leash
CNET
Want to shoot photos and video from the sky, but don't want to worry about controllers, apps and regulations? This tethered quadcopter looks like the answer. Sci-Tech. 19 August 20153:17 am AEST. Joshua Goldman mugshot. by Joshua Goldman.
Fotokite Phi Is A Collapsible Drone On A LeashTechCrunch
The evolution of the selfie stick is just a drone on a leashThe Verge
This 'airborne pet' drone flies on a leashMarketWatch
PSFK (blog) -Apple Insider -SlashGear
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High-tech cars bring Detroit, Silicon Valley face to face - Fox News

August 18, 2015 - 12:44pm

Fox News

High-tech cars bring Detroit, Silicon Valley face to face
Fox News
In this photo taken Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, Nitin Bandaru, right, works on a hackathon project at the Ford Motor Company Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, Calif. The convergence of cars and technology is blurring the traditional ...

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Google Heads Down New Path With 'OnHub' Wireless Router - ABC News

August 18, 2015 - 11:36am

Financial Post

Google Heads Down New Path With 'OnHub' Wireless Router
ABC News
Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part of its ambition to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising. Pre-orders for the $199 wireless router, called OnHub ...
Google OnHub router aims to make home WiFi easy, reliableCBC.ca
Google's OnHub 'smart router' aims to boost WiFi qualityFinancial Times
Rejoice: Google Just Created a Stupidly Simple Wi-Fi RouterWired
Engadget -TechCrunch -VentureBeat
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Square Cash payments can now be sent on an Apple Watch - ZDNet

August 18, 2015 - 11:11am

ZDNet

Square Cash payments can now be sent on an Apple Watch
ZDNet
Square has updated its Square Cash iOS app to make the person-to-person payment service compatible with the Apple Watch. With the Apple Watch iteration of Square Cash, the whole payment process appears to have been paired down and streamlined for ...
Square Cash quick mobile money transfers come to Apple WatchApple Insider
Square Cash Launches Apple Watch App Just In Case You Have Money Left After ...TechCrunch
You can now pay anyone using Square Cash right from your Apple WatchVentureBeat
Mac Rumors -AppAdvice -Point of Sale News (tm) (press release) (blog)
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Britain aims to tackle electric car range anxiety with wireless charging tech - Boston.com

August 18, 2015 - 10:58am

I4U News

Britain aims to tackle electric car range anxiety with wireless charging tech
Boston.com
While electric cars are heralded as an environmental-friendly vehicle option for consumers, they come with one major problem. Most have very limited ranges that force drivers to stop every so often to recharge their vehicles. But the British government ...
Government to test 'electric motorways' that charge electric cars as you driveBelfast Telegraph
These roads will charge cars as they driveCNNMoney
UK Testing Electric Highway for Charging Cars on RoadI4U News
Tech Cocktail -Honest John -The Independent
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