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Your First Look at a Frantic New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game - WIRED

January 26, 2016 - 4:17pm

Just Push Start

Your First Look at a Frantic New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Game
WIRED
Leaping out of the sewers yet again, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are returning to the world of videogames. Published by Activision, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in Manhattan was officially announced today with a frantic trailer after a ...
Platinum is making a 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' gameEngadget
Amazon Posts Release Date For Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutants in ManhattanTwinfinite
New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles title from Platinum Games announced for Xbox OneWinBeta
The Koalition -Game Rant -Gamasutra
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Oculus “Quill” Turns VR Painting Into Performance Art - TechCrunch

January 26, 2016 - 3:22pm

TechCrunch

Oculus “Quill” Turns VR Painting Into Performance Art
TechCrunch
Art doesn't have to be an end product. Thanks to Oculus' new internal creation tool Quill, illustrators can draw in virtual reality and let audiences see their creations come to life stroke by stroke around them. Quill works much like Tilt Brush, the ...
Dear Angelica is Oculus' third virtual reality film, and it's being made in VRThe Verge
Virtual reality let me paint in space, and it was pure magicCNET
How one illustrator forced Oculus Story Studio to redraw VREngadget
WIRED -Fast Company -VRFocus
all 10 news articles »

Microsoft's Garage has developed a new iPhone app that aims to be your news feed for work - PCWorld

January 26, 2016 - 2:39pm

PCWorld

Microsoft's Garage has developed a new iPhone app that aims to be your news feed for work
PCWorld
Microsoft's Garage internal incubator has come out with a news feed on the iPhone targetting users' business information needs. News Pro is a new app that allows users to connect their LinkedIn or Facebook accounts and get a feed of the top stories ...
Microsoft just launched an iOS news app for some reasonEngadget
Microsoft launches News Pro for iOS, relevant news for workZDNet
Microsoft launches business-oriented News Pro aggregator for iPhone, WebApple Insider
9 to 5 Mac (press release) -TechCrunch
all 37 news articles »

Pokémon Red, Blue, & Yellow rereleases are almost like riding a time machine back to 1996 - VentureBeat

January 26, 2016 - 12:12pm

VentureBeat

Pokémon Red, Blue, & Yellow rereleases are almost like riding a time machine back to 1996
VentureBeat
It's been 20 years since the first Pokémon games — Red and Green for the Game Boy — debuted in Japan, and since then, the Pokemon series has sold 275 million video games worldwide, shipped 21.5 billion trading cards to 74 countries, launched an 18 ...
'Detective Pikachu' Is Pokémon's New Game/Fever DreamForbes
New Detective Pikachu Game Announced For 3DSCinema Blend
Detective Pikachu opens his 3DS investigation in Japan next weekShacknews
Tech Times -GameSpot -iDigitalTimes.com
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Companies, start your (hybrid) clouds: Azure Stack's first beta is coming - PCWorld

January 26, 2016 - 11:01am

PCWorld

Companies, start your (hybrid) clouds: Azure Stack's first beta is coming
PCWorld
Microsoft is releasing the first technical preview of its Azure Stack private cloud platform on Friday, which will allow customers to bring capabilities from the Azure public cloud into their own data centers. Microsoft announced Azure Stack last ...
Microsoft: Soon, you too can have your own Azure cloudZDNet
Microsoft launches Azure Stack technical preview for on-premises data centersVentureBeat
Microsoft Announces The First Technical Preview Of Azure StackTechCrunch
Business Insider -InfoWorld -DABCC.com
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Lyft, Cabify, 99Taxis & Others To Integrate Waze's Routing Software In Their Own Apps - TechCrunch

January 26, 2016 - 10:41am

TechCrunch

Lyft, Cabify, 99Taxis & Others To Integrate Waze's Routing Software In Their Own Apps
TechCrunch
Waze, the popular Google-owned navigation app that helps drivers route around traffic and alerts them to other road hazards in real-time, is today announcing partnerships with half a dozen companies in the on-demand and transportation space worldwide, ...
Lyft integrates Google's Waze to pick up passengers faster than UberThe Verge
Waze to Scoop up More Data through New PartnershipsWall Street Journal (blog)
Waze gets Lyfted, becomes the ride-sharing company's default navigation appCNET
VentureBeat -9 to 5 Google -VatorNews
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Firefox 44 arrives with push notifications that sites can send even after users close the page - VentureBeat

January 26, 2016 - 10:35am

Mashable

Firefox 44 arrives with push notifications that sites can send even after users close the page
VentureBeat
Mozilla today launched Firefox 44 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android. Notable additions to the browser include push notifications, the removal of RC4 encryption, and new powerful developer tools. Firefox 44 for the desktop is available for download ...
Firefox 44 debuts push notificationsComputerworld
Firefox v44 Rolling out to Android with Improved Tabs ScreenAndroid Headlines - Android News
Firefox 44 Launches With Support For Push NotificationsTechCrunch
Mashable -Engadget -eWeek
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2016 Cadillac CT6 First-Drive - SlashGear

January 26, 2016 - 10:30am

Detroit Free Press

2016 Cadillac CT6 First-Drive
SlashGear
Cadillac has hardly been conservative in its ambitions in recent years, but the 2016 CT6 arrives with even grander targets in mind. Its rivals - and its benchmarks - are the German trifecta of Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Audi, automakers with a legacy of ...
2016 Cadillac CT6 ReviewAutomobile
The 2016 Cadillac CT6 Makes American Luxury Relevant AgainJalopnik
First Drive: Cadillac CT6 challenges luxury leadersDetroit Free Press
Digital Trends -Car and Driver -Automotive News
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Google Inbox update makes it easier to find your frequent flyer number - PCWorld

January 26, 2016 - 10:21am

PCWorld

Google Inbox update makes it easier to find your frequent flyer number
PCWorld
Google's Inbox email client now makes it easier to find a needle in an email haystack with updates the company made Tuesday morning. Now, when users search for terms like “delta frequent flyer” and “dinner reservation,” Inbox will pull up cards that ...
Inbox By Gmail Gets Smarter Search With Quick Answer CardsTechCrunch
Google's Inbox app now has smarter search resultsEngadget
Google Inbox gets powerful new search featuresVentureBeat
Droid Life (press release) (blog) -BGR -International Business Times
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GoPro to turn Twitter into an extreme live-stream video fest - CNET

January 26, 2016 - 8:19am

CNET

GoPro to turn Twitter into an extreme live-stream video fest
CNET
You can now live-stream your most extreme exploits all over the Internet and the world. Twitter. Extreme sports enthusiasts can now insert more suspense into their GoPro videos by live-streaming their gasp-worthy adventures through Periscope.
You Can Now Livestream From Your GoPro Via PeriscopeTIME
GoPro links with Periscope for live video broadcastsUSA TODAY
GoPro Integrates With PeriscopeTechCrunch
Wall Street Journal (blog) -The Verge -Engadget
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For a Hefty $3400000, You Can Be the Proud Owner of an Aston Martin Vulcan - autoevolution

January 26, 2016 - 8:09am

autoevolution

For a Hefty $3400000, You Can Be the Proud Owner of an Aston Martin Vulcan
autoevolution
If you weren't among the original lucky few who bought the Aston Martin Vulcan, and if you have $3.4 million lying around, this is your chance to own the mighty track car. It might not sound much for a car of which only 24 were built, but if you get to ...

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Microsoft Open Sources Its Artificial Brain to One-Up Google - WIRED

January 26, 2016 - 6:05am

Tech Times

Microsoft Open Sources Its Artificial Brain to One-Up Google
WIRED
The company has open sourced the artificial intelligence framework it uses to power speech recognition in its Cortana digital assistant and Skype Translate applications. This means that anyone in the world is now free to view, modify, and use Microsoft ...
Microsoft Makes Its CNTK Deep Learning Software More Accessible To Developers By Posting It On GitHubTech Times
Microsoft opens its deep-learning toolkit on GitHubComputerworld
Microsoft posts AI toolkit on GitHubInfoWorld
VentureBeat -WinBeta
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Uber Using Smartphone Gyrometer Data To Monitor Speeding Drivers - TechCrunch

January 26, 2016 - 2:44am

TechCrunch

Uber Using Smartphone Gyrometer Data To Monitor Speeding Drivers
TechCrunch
We've all been in an Uber where the driver seems to be in a little bit more of a hurry than need be. Once you hop out of the Uber and complete the ride, you're left with the app asking you how you'd rate your experience. This is generally a great ...
Uber is tracking its drivers to see if they're speeding or braking too hardThe Verge
Uber Is Now Tracking Its Dangerous DriversFast Company
Uber Using Child's Toy To Stop Drunk Passengers Assaulting DriversInternational Business Times
VentureBeat -BetaNews -Business Insider
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Sony targets IoT with acquisition of chip company Altair - ITworld

January 26, 2016 - 1:51am

ITworld

Sony targets IoT with acquisition of chip company Altair
ITworld
Sony has reached an agreement to acquire chip company Altair Semiconductor in Israel for US$212 million in a bid to strengthen its offering for the Internet of Things market. Altair is a developer of modem chip technology and software relating to the ...
Sony to Buy Chipmaker Altair in Internet of Things PushBloomberg
Sony Builds Its Internet Of Things Business By Acquiring Altair SemiconductorTechCrunch
Sony says to buy Israel's Altair Semiconductor for $212 millionReuters
EE Times -Globes
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Sony combines network entertainment and PlayStation into a single business unit - VentureBeat

January 26, 2016 - 12:26am

VentureBeat

Sony combines network entertainment and PlayStation into a single business unit
VentureBeat
Sony has reshuffled two of its major corporate divisions with the goal of improving service to consumers. Sony Computer Entertainment and Sony Network Entertainment are being combined into Sony Interactive Entertainment, a new business dedicated to ...
Sony creates a new company to run everything PlayStationEngadget
Sony Interactive Entertainment Merges PlayStation Biz UnitsWIRED
Sony merges PlayStation businesses into US-based Sony Interactive EntertainmentThe Verge
PR Newswire (press release) -Hardcore Gamer -High-Def Digest
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Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard for iOS will feature a special one-handed mode - AppAdvice

January 25, 2016 - 10:20pm

AppAdvice

Microsoft's Word Flow keyboard for iOS will feature a special one-handed mode
AppAdvice
As reported last week, Microsoft had begun working on porting its popular Word Flow keyboard from Windows Phone to iOS. Now, a noteworthy feature of the upcoming iOS keyboard has emerged in the form of a special one-handed mode. To be sure, a ...
Microsoft's Word Flow beta keyboard for the iPhone comes with a neat one-handed operation modePhone Arena
Microsoft's iOS keyboard to feature one-handed mode, coming soon to testersApple Insider
Microsoft to Bring Windows Phone Keyboard to iOS With Unique One-Handed ModeMac Rumors
Ars Technica -TechnoBuffalo -Neowin
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Apple car project rumors remain unconfirmed amid hiring freeze report - CNET

January 25, 2016 - 5:06pm

CNET

Apple car project rumors remain unconfirmed amid hiring freeze report
CNET
Apple's unconfirmed project to build an electric, potentially self-driving car has hit a snag, with executives reportedly demanding change after a recent progress review. AppleInsider cites an insider source who claims the company has instituted a ...
Jony Ive is reportedly not happy with Apple's top-secret car projectBGR
Apple car 'Project Titan' faces team hiring freezeCNBC
Apple car suffers another setback, report saysUSA TODAY
The Mac Observer -eWeek -WallStreet.org
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PSA: A Link That Crashes Safari Is Being Passed Around On Social Media - TechCrunch

January 25, 2016 - 2:33pm

TechCrunch

PSA: A Link That Crashes Safari Is Being Passed Around On Social Media
TechCrunch
A website that crashes the Safari web browser is making the rounds on social media. The name of the site, crashsafari.com (don't click!), makes its intentions pretty obvious, of course. But pranksters can use a URL shortener like bit.ly to obfuscate ...
This site crashes Chrome, Firefox, and Safari, resets your iPhone and iPadVentureBeat
New Prank Website Makes Browsers Crash & Phones HangAndroid Headlines - Android News
Beware of an iPhone-crashing link being passed around on TwitterMacworld
Apple Insider -Business Insider -Phone Arena
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Google Donates Millions to Help Refugees Get Online - WIRED

January 25, 2016 - 2:22pm

VentureBeat

Google Donates Millions to Help Refugees Get Online
WIRED
Google has already raised $11 million to fund refugee relief efforts in Europe, but there's more where that came from.1. Today, the tech giant announced it's donating $5.3 million to give refugees in Germany access to Chromebooks. Google.org, the ...
Google Donated 25000 Laptops To Help Refugees Get Fresh StartHuffington Post
Google donates $5.3 million in Chromebooks for refugeesEngadget
Google is donating $5.3 million worth of Chromebooks to refugeesMashable
VentureBeat -BetaNews -Haute Living
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Amazon wants to integrate its services with your smartphone - Engadget

January 25, 2016 - 1:50pm

Engadget

Amazon wants to integrate its services with your smartphone
Engadget
Just because the Fire phone bombed in spectacular fashion doesn't mean that Amazon is giving up on smartphones altogether. Sources for The Information understand that Amazon is talking to Android phone makers about integrating its services on a ...

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