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Halo: Spartan Strike Released for iOS, Windows, Windows Phone, and Steam - NDTV

April 17, 2015 - 6:06am

Halo: Spartan Strike Released for iOS, Windows, Windows Phone, and Steam
NDTV
Microsoft and 343 Industries on Thursday announced a new top-down shooter that's a spin-off from the firm's Halo series of futuristic military first person shooters. Made by 343 Industries and Vanguard Games (the developers of Halo: Spartan Assault), the ...

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Whistleblowers are at risk using US gov't sites to report fraud - Computerworld

April 17, 2015 - 5:33am

Computerworld

Whistleblowers are at risk using US gov't sites to report fraud
Computerworld
More than two dozen U.S. government websites should be urgently upgraded to use encryption, as whistleblowers are potentially at risk, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. big data charts graphs analysis woman user · Survey: Big data interest ...
Most of the government's anonymous tiplines aren't secureEngadget
Whistleblowers at risk when using US government websitesPCWorld

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Halo: Spartan Strike launches on multiple platforms - SlashGear

April 17, 2015 - 3:31am

SlashGear

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on multiple platforms
SlashGear
Microsoft Studios is once again expanding its Halo franchise beyond genres and beyond platforms. It has just announced the launch of Halo: Spartan Strike, actually its second top-down shooter game that eschews the FPS conventions of the main titles.
Microsoft apps to come preloaded on Cyanogen OSTimes of India
Microsoft sets targets on Android againRecombu
New Halo game releasediAfrica.com
Stuff Magazine -Gamers Hell -Forbes
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EU Eager to Finalise Probe Into Google 'Market Abuse' - NDTV

April 17, 2015 - 2:02am

The Star Online

EU Eager to Finalise Probe Into Google 'Market Abuse'
NDTV
The European Union said Thursday it had filed antitrust charges against Google to speedily resolve allegations that the tech titan abuses its search engine's market dominance. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google's preferential use ...
After charging Google, EU antitrust chief declares independenceFinancial Express
EU keen to resolve Google 'market abuse' caseMalay Mail Online
Google Is Accused by EU for Abusing Dominance in Internet SearchGuardian Liberty Voice
Mashable
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Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries release Halo: Spartan Strike for Windows ... - BetaNews

April 16, 2015 - 10:49pm

BetaNews

Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries release Halo: Spartan Strike for Windows ...
BetaNews
When I was a young man, I loved video games more than anything. Not only did I play the games, but I bought magazines about them and had fun discussing them with friends. Back then -- in the 80s' and 90's -- things were much simpler. You put in your ...

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Verizon Breaks Pay-TV Bundle as Competition Mounts - Wall Street Journal

April 16, 2015 - 10:08pm

Wall Street Journal

Verizon Breaks Pay-TV Bundle as Competition Mounts
Wall Street Journal
Verizon Communications Inc. VZ -0.24 % said its FiOS service will offer new TV packages aimed at giving customers flexibility to purchase only certain groups of channels they want to watch, the latest sign of how pay-TV providers are adapting to stepped-up ...
Verizon's new 'Custom' FiOS TV plans are a little more flexibleEngadget
Verizon's New Pay TV Pitch Isn't A La Carte TV. But It's Getting Closer.Re/code
Verizon is taking FiOS towards a la carteTechnologyTell
Reuters
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NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad - CNET

April 16, 2015 - 9:06pm

CNET

NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad
CNET
A wearable input device in the form of a nail sticker could make it easy to control a computer with a subtle swipe. Could nail calls be the new butt dials? by Leslie Katz · @lesatnews; April 16, 2015 4:26 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.

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FCC Just Upped The Ante For Communications Cos. And FTC - Law360 (subscription)

April 16, 2015 - 5:01pm

The Hill

FCC Just Upped The Ante For Communications Cos. And FTC
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (April 16, 2015, 5:59 PM ET) -- The Federal Communications Commission has been warning communications companies for months that protecting consumer privacy and information security is a top priority, and the recent announcement ...
The $25 Million Fine Isn't The Real AT&T-FCC StoryTechCrunch
This Changes Everything: The FCC Open Internet Report and Order on Remand ...JD Supra (press release)
Telecom head 'quite confident' of defeating net neutrality in courtThe Hill
FierceTelecom
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Microsoft makes mobile image searching a (nearly) typing-free experience - BetaNews

April 16, 2015 - 4:16pm

BetaNews

Microsoft makes mobile image searching a (nearly) typing-free experience
BetaNews
Microsoft thinks that typing on a mobile device is difficult. At the same time it understands that "you love to discover images" on the very same devices. To help make your mobile searches a little easier to conduct, the company is introducing a number of tweaks ...
Yahoo chooses to stay with Microsoft in updated search dealSanta Cruz Sentinel

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Instagram clarifies rules to ban revenge porn - PCWorld

April 16, 2015 - 3:03pm

TechCrunch

Instagram clarifies rules to ban revenge porn
PCWorld
Instagram is clarifying its rules around sexual, illegal and other inappropriate content, including posts involving revenge porn. The site now expressly forbids users from threatening to post intimate images of others, as well as sexual content involving minors, ...
Instagram institutes harsher rules to control harassment, porn, and nudityThe Verge
Instagram celebrates 4/20 with weed-friendly policyThe Daily Dot
Instagram Tightens Guidelines to Curb Pornography and HarassmentWall Street Journal (blog)
Washington Post (blog) -WebProNews -MTV.com
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Uber becomes talking point in net-neutrality debate - The Hill

April 16, 2015 - 2:48pm

Uber becomes talking point in net-neutrality debate
The Hill
Uber might be one of the better analogies for explaining new federal rules for the Internet — for both critics and supporters of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) regulations. The head of the U.S. Telecom Association, which has filed a lawsuit ...

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Thumbnail track pad: Unobtrusive wearable sensor could operate digital devices - Phys.Org

April 16, 2015 - 2:20pm

CNET

Thumbnail track pad: Unobtrusive wearable sensor could operate digital devices
Phys.Org
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new wearable device that turns the user's thumbnail into a miniature wireless track pad. They envision that the technology could let users control wireless devices when their hands are full—answering the ...
This Little Device Turns Your Thumb Nail Into a Track PadGizmodo

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Check out this new trailer for Everybody's Gone to the… - Gamespresso

April 16, 2015 - 2:01pm

Gamespresso

Check out this new trailer for Everybody's Gone to the…
Gamespresso
Sony has released a new trailer for The Chinese Room's upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Creative Director Dan Pinchbeck says that.
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture set for summer releasePolygon
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Enters Beta in "Couple of Weeks"SegmentNext
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is Gorgeous, Complex, and Quietly TerrifyingGameSpot
IGN -The News Ledge -Examiner.com
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Google Updates Chrome Beta With Support For External MIDI Keyboards And A ... - TechCrunch

April 16, 2015 - 2:00pm

TechCrunch

Google Updates Chrome Beta With Support For External MIDI Keyboards And A ...
TechCrunch
Chances are you've seen a few web-based virtual instruments that use the Web Audio API. Now, assuming developers support this, you'll be able to use your MIDI-compatible keyboard to play these with the help of the latest beta version of Chrome. Google ...
Google extends Chrome support for Windows XP until the end of 2015VentureBeat
This new browser update could block your favorite sitesKomando
Google Shuts Off NPAPI in ChromeThreatpost
Ubergizmo (blog) -The Tech Portal -Phandroid.com
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Google's Works with Cardboard program promises 'awesome VR' for everyone - The Verge

April 16, 2015 - 1:53pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Google's Works with Cardboard program promises 'awesome VR' for everyone
The Verge
Google is getting even more serious about virtual reality and its own Cardboard platform today. In a blog post, the company announced the launch of a "Works with Google Cardboard" certification program. It aims to guarantee compatibility and the best user ...
Google Cardboard gets a new standard to unify devices and viewersVentureBeat
Google (GOOG) Updates on Cardboard Viewer/VR Initiative; Acquires Tilt BrushStreetInsider.com
Google Announces Certification Program For Cardboard ClonesTechCrunch
9 to 5 Google -PhoneDog -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Widerun lets you cycle all over the globe, virtually - Geek

April 16, 2015 - 12:34pm

Geek

Widerun lets you cycle all over the globe, virtually
Geek
Working out on a stationary bike can be pretty boring. A new Kickstarter project wants to put an end to the tedium by immersing you in virtual reality. With Widerun, you'll be able to cycle all over the world without ever pushing a single pedal outside your house.
How Oculus Rift could revolutionise Social PsychologyZME Science
Grand Theft Auto V community hacks in basic Oculus Rift VR supportPCWorld
GTA V Gets Even More Immersive with the Oculus RiftOvermental
IGN -iSchoolGuide -International Business Times UK
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Shakira, Mark Zuckerberg 'meet up' cute, become fast Facebook friends - Fox News Latino

April 16, 2015 - 12:32pm

Fox News Latino

Shakira, Mark Zuckerberg 'meet up' cute, become fast Facebook friends
Fox News Latino
Shakira has some of the biggest fans in the world and among them is none other than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The Colombian singer shared a snapshot of her 10-week-old son Sasha on Wednesday.
Internet.org may ask govt for helpFinancial Express
Why Mark Zuckerberg is reading Hank Paulson's new book about ChinaBusinessinsider India
Mark Zuckerberg's Secret Of Success: Read, Think And Spend All Your Time ...Tech Times
BetaNews -CBS Local -Hindustan Times
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Google takes on real-time big data analysis with new cloud services - PCWorld

April 16, 2015 - 12:10pm

Computerworld

Google takes on real-time big data analysis with new cloud services
PCWorld
Google is betting that real-time processing is the future of big data analysis, and has updated two of its cloud services to help enterprises understand what is happening in the moment with their customers and operations. “We really believe that streaming is the ...
​Google pushes on with big data: Cloud Dataflow beta and BigQuery updateZDNet
Google Expands Access to Big Data ToolADT Magazine
Google: Big Data Shouldn't Be an Infrastructure ProjectData Center Knowledge
TechCrunch -eWeek
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Meerkat for Android: livestreaming app beats Periscope onto Google's mobile ... - Belfast Telegraph

April 16, 2015 - 11:40am

Belfast Telegraph

Meerkat for Android: livestreaming app beats Periscope onto Google's mobile ...
Belfast Telegraph
'Lifecasting' app allows users to provide live shots of their lives, and chat to followers while they do it. Above: A meerkat at Belfast Zoo. Photo by Gary Fennelly. 16 April 2015. Meerkat, the livestreaming app, has launched a call for people to test its Android app ...

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Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Gets a Mysterious, Eerie New Trailer - The News Ledge

April 16, 2015 - 11:21am

The News Ledge

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Gets a Mysterious, Eerie New Trailer
The News Ledge
Sony keeps the indie train rolling with a new game this summer called Everybody's Gone to the Rapture. A new trailer was released today that paints the backdrop for the game. “Due to exceptional circumstances, radio and television in this area has been ...

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