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Google, Verizon ink global patent deal to nix future litigation risks - ZDNet

December 16, 2014 - 12:30pm

VentureBeat

Google, Verizon ink global patent deal to nix future litigation risks
ZDNet
Google's dream for a world with freer restrictions on patents continues through a new agreement forged with Verizon Wireless. Read this. Patent wars end with a whimper as Apple-Samsung fizzles. Apple's latest courtroom drama fizzled, with the company ...
Google and Verizon cross-license patents to 'reduce the risk' of future litigationVentureBeat
Google and Verizon sign patent license agreement -- lawyers probably cryingBetaNews
Google, Verizon Enter Patent AgreementWall Street Journal
Auto World News -MarketWatch
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Atari's 'ET' game joins Smithsonian collection - The Seattle Times

December 16, 2014 - 11:58am

The Seattle Times

Atari's 'ET' game joins Smithsonian collection
The Seattle Times
One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN. Associated Press. PREV of ...

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NJ's Troubled Red Light Camera Program Ends Tonight - PC Magazine

December 16, 2014 - 11:52am

Philly.com

NJ's Troubled Red Light Camera Program Ends Tonight
PC Magazine
A controversial red-light camera pilot program ends in New Jersey tonight after five years. The program, which kicked off in 2009, had its difficulties, from technical problems to a federal lawsuit, the AP reported, but detractors no longer have to worry about ...
New Jersey Dismantling Its Red-Light Cameras StatewideCBS Local
New Jersey's Red Light Camera Program is Going DarkTIME
Motorists await end of red-light camera experimentAsbury Park Press
Auto World News
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Apple Maps Rolls Out on iCloud.com, Ending Google Maps Partnership - The Horn

December 16, 2014 - 11:50am

Lifehacker UK

Apple Maps Rolls Out on iCloud.com, Ending Google Maps Partnership
The Horn
Apple recently updated the Find My iPhone feature on iCloud.com to use a new web version of Apple Maps instead of Google Maps, MacNN reports. Though this change was made on the iCloud.com beta site several weeks ago, and the updated version is ...
Google's Photo Sphere Camera app adds library privacy tabs, improved image ...9 to 5 Google
Apple VS. SamsunggizHQ
Google Maps promises to tell you when your train is delayedTechRadar

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Microsoft's Skype Translator delivers 'Star Trek'-style real-time English-Spanish ... - Fox News Latino

December 16, 2014 - 11:32am

Fox News Latino

Microsoft's Skype Translator delivers 'Star Trek'-style real-time English-Spanish ...
Fox News Latino
To Capt. James T. Kirk, and the rest of the crew on Star Trek's Starship Enterprise, space was the final frontier. To the developers at the Microsoft-owned Skype online videophone service – who are taking inspiration from the hit show's “space age” technology ...

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Google Reveals 2014's Top Searches - PC Magazine

December 16, 2014 - 10:16am

Livemint

Google Reveals 2014's Top Searches
PC Magazine
Google clocked trillions of searches worldwide in 2014, but one man managed to steal the spotlight: The late Robin Williams landed the No. 1 spot in the global trends charts. The comedian and actor passed away in August, prompting folks around the world ...
Robin Williams Tops 2014 List of Google SearchesABC News
Kim K. is NOT Google's 2014 most-searched celebUSA TODAY
San Diego's top Google searches in 2014U-T San Diego
SlashGear -Macworld -CNET
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Atari's 'ET' game joins Smithsonian collection - Businessweek

December 16, 2014 - 10:10am

Atari's 'ET' game joins Smithsonian collection
Businessweek
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. Museum specialist Drew ...

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Report: Samsung Eyeing Apple Pay Competitor - PC Magazine

December 16, 2014 - 9:54am

Mashable

Report: Samsung Eyeing Apple Pay Competitor
PC Magazine
Samsung is in talks with payments startup LoopPay for a technology that would rival Apple's new mobile payment system, according to a Tuesday report from Re/code. The technology, slated to make its debut in 2015, would bring greater convenience to the ...
Report: Samsung is developing an Apple Pay competitorMashable
Samsung 'in talks to create Apple Pay rival'Telegraph.co.uk
Samsung planning to launch Apple Pay competitor, says reportThe Verge
Apple Insider -Mac Rumors -SlashGear
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Honda in China Sets Recall Over Takata Air Bags - Wall Street Journal

December 16, 2014 - 9:10am

autoevolution

Honda in China Sets Recall Over Takata Air Bags
Wall Street Journal
SHANGHAI— Honda Motor Co. 's Chinese joint ventures will recall 569,769 vehicles on safety concerns over air bags, China's quality watchdog said Tuesday. The watchdog didn't specify the supplier of the air bag, but a spokeswoman for Honda in China ...
Honda recalls 569000 vehicles in China over Takata airbagsAutomotive News
Honda Will Recall Over 500000 Cars In China Due To Takata AirbagsBusiness Insider Australia
Honda China recalls 553000 cars with Takata bagsjust-auto.com (subscription)

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Sprint to Launch Lumia 635, First Nokia Phone in 9 Years - PC Magazine

December 16, 2014 - 9:02am

Times of India

Sprint to Launch Lumia 635, First Nokia Phone in 9 Years
PC Magazine
Sprint's first Nokia phone in nine years will be its last. On Dec. 23, the Nokia Lumia 635 will come to Boost and Virgin for $99.99 prepaid, marking those carriers' only Windows phones and first Nokia phones. The 635 will also come to Sprint on Jan. 16 for an ...
Sprint finally hops aboard Lumia train with budget Lumia 635CNET
Sprint Teams with Microsoft to Bring Lumia 635 with Windows Phone 8.1 to ...MarketWatch
Lumia Gestures Beta app lets users control calls with gesturesSlashGear
TechRadar -Times of India -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Dutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffed - PCWorld

December 16, 2014 - 8:57am

DutchNews.nl

Dutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffed
PCWorld
Saying that Facebook's new privacy policy could violate Dutch data protection laws, the privacy regulator in the Netherlands has asked it to postpone its introduction pending an investigation. But the social network won't hold back the rollout of new terms and ...
Dutch privacy watchdog asks Facebook to postpone new privacy conditionsDutchNews.nl
Facebook's Phony Privacy BattleBloomberg View
Facebook's phony privacy battle against ManhattanNew Zealand Herald
Voice of America
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Microsoft opens up Office Sway preview, iOS app gets updated for iPhone 6 - ZDNet

December 16, 2014 - 6:27am

The Tech Portal

Microsoft opens up Office Sway preview, iOS app gets updated for iPhone 6
ZDNet
Microsoft's latest addition to the Office family, a presentation app called Sway, is now available for anyone to test drive. Microsoft launched the new presentation app as a preview this October. It complements OneNote's ability to organise ideas but has a larger ...
Microsoft opens up improved Sway Preview to everyone -- no more waiting list!BetaNews
Sway, Microsoft's new Office app, opens up to everyonePCWorld
Microsoft share price: Company expands preview of new office app SwayiNVEZZ
Expert Reviews
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Fitness trackers offer wide range of features - gulfnews.com

December 16, 2014 - 5:38am

Fitness trackers offer wide range of features
gulfnews.com
New York: There are several fitness trackers to choose from, varying in what they measure and how easy they are to use. Here are five, ranked from budget to sophisticated, to give you a sense of the range available. By no means are these the only good ...

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Western Digital acquires Skyera, eyes solid state storage deployments - ZDNet

December 16, 2014 - 5:27am

AnandTech

Western Digital acquires Skyera, eyes solid state storage deployments
ZDNet
skyera.png Western Digital's purchase of Skyera provides another piece of evidence that the storage giants are increasingly chasing data center dollars as they move to cloud architectures and solid state drives. The company, and its HGST enterprise storage ...
Drive-making kingpin WD gobbles Skyera... to give to HGSTThe Register
Western Digital's HGST Acquires Skyera, Plans Enterprise Flash SolutionsCRN

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Volvo to sell cars online - Automotive Business Review

December 16, 2014 - 3:07am

Volvo to sell cars online
Automotive Business Review
Volvo's car division is planning to sell vehicles online, along with the introduction of new models to get an edge above its rivals including BMW. The company has reportedly outlined changes to its global marketing strategy which includes spending more on ...

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Microsoft Short Interest Down 23.7% in November (MSFT) - Dakota Financial News

December 16, 2014 - 2:40am

Wall Street Pit

Microsoft Short Interest Down 23.7% in November (MSFT)
Dakota Financial News
Microsoft logo Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) was the target of a significant decrease in short interest during the month of November. As of November 28th, there was short interest totalling 67,099,529 shares, a decrease of 23.7% from the November 14th total of ...
Microsoft releases new patch for Windows 10 build 9879Neowin
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Receives Support From Leading Tech Companies ...StockWise Daily
Microsoft (MSFT) To US Gov't: Don't Disrespect Foreign States, Individual PrivacyInsider Monkey (blog)
USA TODAY -Seeking Alpha -Street Report
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Blocked AT&T and T-Mobile Merger Benefits US Consumers - Yibada (English Edition)

December 16, 2014 - 1:50am

Yibada (English Edition)

Blocked AT&T and T-Mobile Merger Benefits US Consumers
Yibada (English Edition)
T-Mobile hired John Legere as its new CEO and rebranded the company as “Un-carrier.” Text size: Small · Medium · Large. Email; Share · Print; Comment. In the business world, mergers and acquisitions play a big role to be on top of the game.
Blocking AT&T's merger with T-Mobile has been great for US consumers, but ...Quartz
Telecoms Are Hit by Cellphone Cost WorriesWall Street Journal
Early Glance: Telecom companiesBusinessweek
The Denver Post -Android Headlines - Android News
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Windows 10 pre-consumer build leak shows all-new Cortana, Xbox apps and more - Tech2

December 16, 2014 - 1:45am

Tech2

Windows 10 pre-consumer build leak shows all-new Cortana, Xbox apps and more
Tech2
While Microsoft is yet to release the final version of Windows 10, a newly leaked build of the operating system gives a sneak peek into what is in store. A video released by WinBeta showcases the 9901 build of Windows 10, which comes with a number of ...

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Net Neutrality - One of the Most Important Debates of Our Time and Why It's ... - Forbes

December 16, 2014 - 12:41am

Washington Examiner

Net Neutrality - One of the Most Important Debates of Our Time and Why It's ...
Forbes
The Internet has dramatically changed how I and the three billion people, who have access to the Internet, live our lives. It has created new jobs, provided unprecedented access to information, made people more productive, facilitated global trade and political ...
Why Minorities Oppose Utility Regulations on the Internet | CommentaryRoll Call
Some Internet Activists Say Obama Didn't Go Far EnoughHuffington Post
Internet tax moratorium extended againPCWorld
Wall Street Journal -Investor's Business Daily
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Biz Break: Apple declines again, but analysts suggest rally could be near [San ... - Businessweek

December 15, 2014 - 11:00pm

TechRadar

Biz Break: Apple declines again, but analysts suggest rally could be near [San ...
Businessweek
Dec. 15--Today: Apple 's recent Wall Street weakness continues despite positive notes from analysts. Also: Riverbed leads SV150 after acquisition announcement. The Lead: Apple falls despite analysts' optimism. Apple stock continued to pull back from ...
iPhone 7 Release Date & Rumored Pictures Revealed: 2015 Release To Be ...KpopStarz
3 Essential Metrics for Apple, Inc. Investors to Watch in 2015Nasdaq

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