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How Microsoft keeps 'Halo 5' multiplayer games glitch-free - Engadget

June 18, 2015 - 3:44pm

Engadget

How Microsoft keeps 'Halo 5' multiplayer games glitch-free
Engadget
Glitches and bugs can ruin even the greatest of multiplayer games (looking at you MW3 Javelin Suicide Bomb). But thanks to a pair of cutting-edge analytics tools, Halo's dev team can find and fix these coding hiccups before they become memes. Senior ...
Halo 5 has ditched local co-op, but it may make a triumphant returnCNET
Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid of REQ Cards Microtransactions in Halo 5Geek Snack
Halo 5 Collector's Edition: 5 Things to KnowGotta Be Mobile
Shacknews -SiliconANGLE (blog) -Digital Spy
all 68 news articles »

How Microsoft keeps 'Halo 5' multiplayer games glitch-free - Engadget

June 18, 2015 - 3:31pm

Engadget

How Microsoft keeps 'Halo 5' multiplayer games glitch-free
Engadget
Glitches and bugs can ruin even the greatest of multiplayer games (looking at you MW3 Javelin Suicide Bomb). But thanks to a pair of cutting-edge analytics tools, Halo's dev team can find and fix these coding hiccups before they become memes. Senior ...
Halo 5 has ditched local co-op, but it may make a triumphant returnCNET
Microsoft used high-tech research tools to improve Halo 5: Guardians multiplayerWinBeta
The Tech Behind Halo 5: Guardians' MultiplayerGameranx
Canadian Reviewer
all 11 news articles »

Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households - CNET

June 18, 2015 - 2:36pm

CNET

Feds take steps to bring broadband to low-income households
CNET
The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well. by Marguerite Reardon · @maggie_reardon; June 18, 2015 12:16 PM ...
More low-income Americans to get high-speed internet thanks to FCCThe Guardian
Bits | FCC Votes to Move Forward With Plan to Subsidize Broadband for Poor ...New York Times (blog)
The FCC wants to help America's poorest pay for InternetWashington Post (blog)
Apple Insider -The Verge -CNBC
all 50 news articles »

Facebook Tries Yet Again to Un-Screw-Up the News Feed - Wired

June 18, 2015 - 2:25pm

Wired

Facebook Tries Yet Again to Un-Screw-Up the News Feed
Wired
People have too many complaints about Facebook's News Feed to count, but they all come back to the same problem: The stream isn't showing people what they want to see. Facebook has attempted to improve this, of course. The “unfollow” toggle allows ...
Facebook tests a new tool to personalize your news feedEngadget
Facebook Testing 'See First' Feature To Prioritize Posts From People You LoveUbergizmo (blog)
Facebook's News Feed Algorithm Relinquishes Control Of What We “See First”TechCrunch
WebProNews -Business 2 Community -Irish Times
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OnePlus: New Phone to Run Snapdragon 810, But Won't Overheat - PC Magazine

June 18, 2015 - 12:59pm

India Today

OnePlus: New Phone to Run Snapdragon 810, But Won't Overheat
PC Magazine
Smartphone maker OnePlus on Wednesday confirmed that its next flagship handset will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 processor, which has been linked to overheating problems in other handsets. But that won't be a problem for the OnePlus 2, the ...
OnePlus teases Snapdragon 810 processor for OnePlus 2, promises no ...Greenbot
OnePlus Shows Hidden OnePlus TwoMobile Burn
OnePlus 2 will have underclocked CPU and cost at least $349GSMArena.com
Android Community -ExtremeTech -Connected Digital World
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Apple Watch 2 'due for release next year' - Telegraph.co.uk

June 18, 2015 - 11:45am

Telegraph.co.uk

Apple Watch 2 'due for release next year'
Telegraph.co.uk
A second generation Apple Watch is planned for release next year, according to reports. The Apple Watch 2 will boast a video camera for FaceTiming, inbuilt WiFi to free it from its paired iPhone and new premium-priced models, 9to5Mac reported.
Report: A next-gen Apple Watch could come with Wi-Fi but no battery boostMashable
Apple Watch 2 may stand on its own with Wi-Fi chip and FaceTime cameraMacworld
Apple Watch 2 rumours, release date, price and specsInquirer
ZDNet -Variety -TechCrunch
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Twitter will start curating the best tweets about daily events - Engadget

June 18, 2015 - 11:29am

Engadget

Twitter will start curating the best tweets about daily events
Engadget
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will officially leave the building next month, but one of his ambitious pet projects — codenamed "Project Lightning" — just might change the way people interact with Twitter even after he's gone. According to a report from BuzzFeed's ...
Lightning Is Twitter's Plan To Be 'Event Central' For Users And Non-Users AlikeTechCrunch
Twitter's Secret Project Lightning Sounds a Bit Like SnapchatGizmodo
Twitter is building a news platform that lets you follow events instead of peopleThe Verge
SlashGear -Business Insider -TheStreet.com
all 14 news articles »

Google launches YouTube Newswire, a feed of verified news stories - Engadget

June 18, 2015 - 10:48am

Engadget

Google launches YouTube Newswire, a feed of verified news stories
Engadget
The massive amounts of video on YouTube makes it tough to tell if the video you're watching is legit, or an elaborate hoax. So, in a bid to make the streaming video site more useful for people who want accurate information, Google just announced YouTube ...
YouTube launches 3 new projects to help you find and verify genuine ...VentureBeat
YouTube Launches YouTube Newswire, A Channel Featuring Verified ...TechCrunch
YouTube Launches YouTube Newswire, Verifying Eyewitness News AccountsTech Times
Ubergizmo (blog) -WebProNews -9 to 5 Google
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How AT&T Plans to Fight $100 Million FCC Fine Over Unlimited Data - ABC News

June 18, 2015 - 10:07am

ABC News

How AT&T Plans to Fight $100 Million FCC Fine Over Unlimited Data
ABC News
AT&T has vowed to "vigorously dispute" a proposed $100 million fine -- claiming it was transparent with the Federal Communications Commission about about its network management policy for handling unlimited data subscribers. At issue is whether the ...
AT&T's $100 Million Penalty And The Need For Better FCC RegulationForbes
Sprint stops throttling heavy users to avoid net neutrality complaintsArs Technica (blog)
Sprint Ends Throttling of Unlimited PlansWireless Week
The Commercial Dispatch -Business Insider -Tulsa World
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BlackBerry Passport Spotted Running Android; More Specifications of 'Venice ... - NDTV

June 18, 2015 - 9:18am

Bidness ETC

BlackBerry Passport Spotted Running Android; More Specifications of 'Venice ...
NDTV
While on Tuesday we heard BlackBerry might join hands with Samsung for its first Android-based handset, a new report indicates the firm is experimenting with the OS on different devices. Another report also tips the specifications of the rumoured first Android ...
Android-Powered BlackBerry “Prague” for Emerging MarketsAndroid Headlines - Android News
BlackBerry Ltd Passport Seen Running On Android [REPORT]ValueWalk
BlackBerry Ltd OS 10.3.2 Update Sees BB10 Smartphones Get Access To The ...Bidness ETC
Yibada (English Edition) -VR-Zone -Benchmark Monitor
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DxO Tackles Hardware With One Camera - PC Magazine

June 18, 2015 - 8:07am

USA TODAY

DxO Tackles Hardware With One Camera
PC Magazine
DxO, which is best known for its Raw conversion software and laboratory benchmarks of image sensors, is entering the hardware market. Its first product, the DxO One, is a small add-on camera that connects to an iPhone or iPad via the Lightning port. It has a ...
First look: DxO promises to turn iPhone into DSLR quality cameraUSA TODAY
You can get DSLR-quality photos on your iPhone with a simple gadgetMashable
The DxO ONE Is A Plug-In iPhone Camera With A 1-Inch SensorTechCrunch
Wired -The Verge -Gizmodo
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French audio tech startup Devialet nabs $20M and opens US pre-orders for its ... - VentureBeat

June 18, 2015 - 8:00am

VentureBeat

French audio tech startup Devialet nabs $20M and opens US pre-orders for its ...
VentureBeat
Got email marketing? We've got best practices from LivingSocial and estate sale guru Everything But The House in our next Insight webinar. High-end audio technology startup Devialet has announced a $20 million funding round today as the French ...
This speaker looks like the gun from Portal and will blow you awayThe Verge
Devialet's $2000 Phantom speaker lands with a boom in the USEngadget
Super High-End Speaker Devialet Phantom Aims To Take On SonosForbes
SlashGear -Bloomberg
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Toshiba readies fleet of Windows 10 laptops for back-to - CNET

June 18, 2015 - 7:07am

Business Wire

Toshiba readies fleet of Windows 10 laptops for back-to
CNET
The consumer-electronics company has refreshed its Satellite C, L and S series clamshells as well as its Fusion and Radius touchscreen convertibles with prices starting at $395. by Joshua Goldman · @ByJoshG; June 18, 2015 5:00 AM PDT. facebook. twitter.
Cortana gets her own button on Toshiba's back-to-school Satellite and Radius ...PCWorld
Toshiba's Windows 10 laptops all have a built-in Cortana keyEngadget
Toshiba's new laptops put Cortana on your keyboardThe Verge
TechCrunch -TechRadar -TrustedReviews
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HP announces back-to-school Envy and Pavilion laptops with USB-C and ... - PCWorld

June 18, 2015 - 7:00am

PCWorld

HP announces back-to-school Envy and Pavilion laptops with USB-C and ...
PCWorld
HP's new crop of back-to-school laptops debut when summer has barely started—but the countdown to Windows 10 is already under way, and with that comes a lot of new hardware. On Thursday the company announced four laptops aimed at students: the ...
New HP Envy laptops go big for back-to-schoolCNET
HP Launches Next Generation Pavilion Detachable PC and ENVY NotebooksMarketWatch
This is HP's first laptop with USB-CThe Verge
Engadget -SlashGear -SuperSite for Windows
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Canon Unveils PowerShot G3 X Superzoom - PC Magazine

June 18, 2015 - 6:06am

Engadget

Canon Unveils PowerShot G3 X Superzoom
PC Magazine
The 1-inch sensor size, first used by the Nikon 1 mirrorless camera system, may not have taken off in the world of interchangeable lens cameras, but it sure is making waves in the fixed lens world. Its proven to be a versatile image format, allowing for ...
Canon PowerShot G3 X Has Been Officially AnnouncedUbergizmo (blog)
Canon PowerShot G3 X specs targets specific photographersProduct Reviews
Canon PowerShot G3 X First LookWhat Digital Camera (press release)
SlashGear -TechRadar -Popular Photography Magazine
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EFF data protection report criticises WhatsApp but praises Apple - The Guardian

June 18, 2015 - 5:27am

The Guardian

EFF data protection report criticises WhatsApp but praises Apple
The Guardian
WhatsApp lost marks for not telling users about government data demands and not disclosing its policies on data retention. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images. Alex Hern · @alexhern. Thursday 18 June 2015 06.26 EDT Last modified on Thursday 18 June ...
EFF's 2015 Data Privacy Report Lauds Apple, Dropbox, Slams VerizonTechCrunch
Apple nets perfect score in privacy group's consumer data protection assessmentApple Insider
AT&T, WhatsApp get low marks from EFF for data disclosure policiesPCWorld
ZDNet -FitnHit.com -Gizmodo
all 18 news articles »Google News

18 quintillion planets: The video game that imagines an entire galaxy - Gant Daily

June 18, 2015 - 1:38am

CNN

18 quintillion planets: The video game that imagines an entire galaxy
Gant Daily
Sean Murray's brow furrows in concentration. He's trying to remember just how many planets players can explore in his latest game. Finally satisfied, the founder of UK-based games maker Hello Games walks to a whiteboard to write out the number:.
Exploring the galaxy with "No Man's Sky"WPTZ The Champlain Valley
Sony games at the E3 2015 for PS4 - Firewatch, Final Fantasy VII, No Man's Sky ...REM

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Ello, the ad-free social network alternative to Facebook, launches mobile app - Los Angeles Times

June 17, 2015 - 11:06pm

Engadget

Ello, the ad-free social network alternative to Facebook, launches mobile app
Los Angeles Times
Ello's mobile app will hit the Apple App store Thursday, about eight months after the ad-free social network launched as an invite-only alternative to Facebook. lRelated What is Ello? An ad-free, invite-only site that could not · Technology Now · What is Ello?
Ello launches an iOS mobile app and outlines plans for the futureVentureBeat
Ello's ad-free social network comes to the iPhoneEngadget
Ello thinks its new iPhone app might help it stay aliveThe Verge
ReadWrite -Business Insider
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Microsoft Lumia 1020 successor's image leaked - Rapid News Network

June 17, 2015 - 10:45pm

Rapid News Network

Microsoft Lumia 1020 successor's image leaked
Rapid News Network
Even though the specific T-Mobile price is unknown, the release date is pegged for June 17, notes Phone Arena. However, the photo does allow United States to make out a slight color difference in all of them, which might indicate that two make up a flash ...
Verizon Lumia 735 Available Soon for US$190iDigitalTimes.com
Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL Confirmed For AT&T And T-Mobile Release ...Franchise Herald
MetroPCS Lumia 640 said to cost just $39 after instant rebateGSMArena.com
SlashGear -WinBeta -The Bell Jar
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Google unleashes real-time, worldwide trend reports for public use - Mashable

June 17, 2015 - 9:46pm

Mashable

Google unleashes real-time, worldwide trend reports for public use
Mashable
One of the hottest new categories of software development revolves around virality prediction. That is, determining what stories and social media trends are about to go viral. On Wednesday, Google tossed its hat into the ring by expanding Google Trends and ...
Google updates Trends with real-time search dataZDNet
Google Trends gets real-time data, new homepageSlashGear
Google Trends Updated to Provide Minute-by-Minute Data on Trending SearchesSearch Engine Journal
Washington Post -Poynter.org -VentureBeat
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