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'Super Smash Bros.' 8-player mode just got a whole lot better - Engadget

January 29, 2015 - 10:43am

'Super Smash Bros.' 8-player mode just got a whole lot better
Engadget
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U raised the stakes for local multiplayer with its 8-Player Smash mode, but gamers were limited to just a few stages for the frantic action. That's changing today as Nintendo is pushing out an update that adds 15 more stages to the ...

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FCC Raises $44.9 Billion in US Wireless Spectrum Sale - Wall Street Journal

January 29, 2015 - 10:21am

Android Headlines - Android News

FCC Raises $44.9 Billion in US Wireless Spectrum Sale
Wall Street Journal
The Federal Communications Commission's biggest ever auction of wireless spectrum closed Thursday and raised a record $44.9 billion, a boon for taxpayers and a sign of the growing cost of supporting Americans' smartphone habit. The haul is more than ...
UPDATE 1-US FCC spectrum auction ends, raises record $44.9 blnReuters
Record U.S. Airwaves Auction Ends With $44.9 Billion in BidsBloomberg
The FCC's AWS-3 Spectrum Auction Ends, After $44.9 Billion In BidsAndroid Headlines - Android News
FierceWireless -RCR Wireless News -Wireless Week
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This Airline Is Giving Passengers Virtual Reality Headsets - TIME

January 29, 2015 - 9:49am

TIME

This Airline Is Giving Passengers Virtual Reality Headsets
TIME
Virtual Reality An attendee during the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Patrick T. Fallon—Patrick T. Fallon. Some Qantas passengers will get Samsung's Gear VR headset. Your next in-flight ...
Virtual reality content on offer to airline passengersBBC News
Qantas trials virtual reality headsets for first classmicebtn

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Study: Chances of dying in a car crash plunged over 3 years - Sacramento Bee

January 29, 2015 - 9:09am

KOMO News

Study: Chances of dying in a car crash plunged over 3 years
Sacramento Bee
WASHINGTON. The chances of dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Study: Chances of dying in a car crash plunged over three years (Update)Phys.Org

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Android shipments in 2014 exceed 1 billion for first time - CNET

January 29, 2015 - 9:01am

Android shipments in 2014 exceed 1 billion for first time
CNET
That gave Google's mobile operating system 81 percent of the worldwide market in 2014, compared with 15 percent for Apple's iOS. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 30 January 2015, 12:04 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.

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VMware, Google connect to expand enterprise cloud offerings - ZDNet

January 29, 2015 - 8:14am

Bidness ETC

VMware, Google connect to expand enterprise cloud offerings
ZDNet
Google and VMware have announced plans to collaborate in the cloud enterprise space, with Google services becoming available through VMware's vCloud Air. Announced on Thursday, under the terms of the agreement, VMware will start selling Google's ...
VMware, Google Teaming Up To Go After Microsoft's Enterprise Cloud CustomersCRN
Google and VMware Collaborate on Enterprise Public CloudMarketWatch
VMware starts reselling Google cloud servicesVentureBeat
Virtualization Review -Bidness ETC -IT News Online
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Sky to enter Britain's mobile market with Telefonica deal - Reuters

January 29, 2015 - 7:48am

Telegraph.co.uk

Sky to enter Britain's mobile market with Telefonica deal
Reuters
LONDON Jan 29 (Reuters) - Britain's dominant pay-TV group Sky plans to launch a mobile service from 2016 through a deal with O2 owner Telefonica, ramping up the pressure in the country's already crowded communications market. Sky, which raced to ...
Murdoch's Sky Teams Up With O2 in U.K. Telecoms Shake-UpBloomberg
Sky moves into UK mobile-phone market after deal with O2 ownerThe Guardian
Sky Plans To Launch Mobile Service In 2016RTT News
BBC News -The Times (subscription) -Light Reading
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Motorola to open 'experience centres' in India - The Hindu

January 29, 2015 - 7:43am

The Hindu

Motorola to open 'experience centres' in India
The Hindu
Motorola, the first company to take the online route for sales of its handsets in India, on Thursday said it is looking at setting up offline experience centres in the country that would double as service centres. Motorola India General Manager Amit Boni said, “We ...

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Ford reports fifth straight year of profits - MLive.com

January 29, 2015 - 7:30am

MLive.com

Ford reports fifth straight year of profits
MLive.com
Ford unveiled the Ford GT, a super car that will go into production next year, at the North American International Auto Show in a special unveiling inside Joe Louis Arena Downtown Detroit Monday Jan. 12, 2015. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit).
Ford showcases carbon fiber supercarPittsburgh Post Gazette
The Secret Behind The Dispatch Of The New Ford GTGadget Gestures

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Intel wants to banish cables, connectors with new Broadwell chips - PCWorld

January 29, 2015 - 6:18am

Reuters

Intel wants to banish cables, connectors with new Broadwell chips
PCWorld
Bring a laptop into the room, and it wirelessly links to your monitors, external hard drive and printer. That's Intel's vision of a wire-free world for PCs with its new Core chips based on the Broadwell microarchitecture. Intel announced Thursday the availability of ...
Intel says it's time for work without wiresCNET
Intel says corporations buying more high-end PCsReuters
Intel takes wireless docking, display tools to vProZDNet
BetaNews -AnandTech -Twice
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Here's How to Pick the Best Tablet For You - TIME

January 29, 2015 - 6:01am

Here's How to Pick the Best Tablet For You
TIME
Apple Unveils New Versions Of Popular iPad An attendee looks at the new iPad Air during an Apple announcement at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on October 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan—Getty Images ...

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I Love You, Grim Fandango, Even Though You're Broken - Wired

January 29, 2015 - 5:38am

I Love You, Grim Fandango, Even Though You're Broken
Wired
The resurrection jokes come easy for the remastered version of Grim Fandango, the classic LucasArts adventure game in which you play Manuel “Manny” Calavera, a walking, fast-talking grim reaper slash travel agent who just wants to sell enough premium ...

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Moto 360 will be cheaper for Valentine's with promo - Load The Game

January 29, 2015 - 5:04am

Load The Game

Moto 360 will be cheaper for Valentine's with promo
Load The Game
Motorola has announced that it would be holding a massive sale to celebrate Valentine's Day, as well as the good reviews most of their devices have received in the past few months. The Moto 360 will be part of this sale, as only the Nexus 6 is excluded.
Motorola Hits 3 Million Sales in India, Vows to “Double Up” EffortsAndroid Headlines - Android News
Motorola sells 3 million devices in India; aims to set up service centres, service ...IBNLive
Motorola to open offline 'stores' in IndiaTimes of India
India Today -NDTV -The Australian Financial Review
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The world according to population size - Telegraph.co.uk

January 29, 2015 - 4:18am

Telegraph.co.uk

The world according to population size
Telegraph.co.uk
You don't need complicated software to make a fascinating map of the world. Reddit user TeaDranks created this using none other than Microsoft Paint. It depicts countries according to their populations, with a single square representing 500,000 people.
India Grows, Canada Disappears: Mapping Countries By PopulationGPB

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Nissan recalling nearly 768000 vehicles worldwide in two separate actions - Maine News Online

January 29, 2015 - 4:04am

Maine News Online

Nissan recalling nearly 768000 vehicles worldwide in two separate actions
Maine News Online
Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. has revealed in a recent announcement that it is recalling nearly 768,000 vehicles across the world. The vehicles will be recalled by Nissan in two separate actions, to fix a potential fire risk and a hood flaw. According to ...

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Microsoft rolls out new Outlook apps for iOS and Android - ZDNet

January 29, 2015 - 3:10am

ZDNet

Microsoft rolls out new Outlook apps for iOS and Android
ZDNet
Just a month after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is turning that code into new Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android apps. newoutlookiosandroidapps.jpg On January 29, Microsoft will begin making available Outlook for iOS and a preview of Outlook for ...
Microsoft finally has an Outlook app that doesn't suckMashable
Office for Android tablets is here—just mind the system requirementsArs Technica
Microsoft Office comes to Android tablets starting todayCNET
TechSpot -VentureBeat -Reuters Canada
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Nissan, Ford, Toyota recalling 1 million vehicles to fix electrical, wiring and seat ... - ABC Action News

January 29, 2015 - 1:34am

Nissan, Ford, Toyota recalling 1 million vehicles to fix electrical, wiring and seat ...
ABC Action News
DETROIT (AP) - Nissan, Ford and Toyota are recalling over 1 million vehicles to fix electrical, wiring and seat belt problems. Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The larger ...

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Best TV Deals to Grab Before Super Bowl 2015 on Sunday - Tech Times

January 29, 2015 - 1:25am

Tech Times

Best TV Deals to Grab Before Super Bowl 2015 on Sunday
Tech Times
The Super Bowl event is not only the best time to watch an exciting event but also the perfect time to buy a new TV with massive display. The 65-inch Samsung TV pictured above is just one of the TV deals that are offered. (Photo : Mark Krynsky).
TV sales up leading to the big gameyouralaskalink
Consumer Product Safety Commission Warns About Danger to Children From ...New York Times
Super Bowl Week Popular for Buying a New TVWREX-TV
Wall Street Journal -Heavy.com
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Boosted by iPhone 6 sales, Apple ties with Samsung for top smartphone rank - PCWorld

January 28, 2015 - 9:52pm

CNET

Boosted by iPhone 6 sales, Apple ties with Samsung for top smartphone rank
PCWorld
The iPhone 6 has sold so well that Apple tied with Samsung for the top position in the smartphone market in the fourth quarter, closing the gap with its South Korean competitor. Both Apple and Samsung shipped 74.5 million smartphones during the period, ...
Apple pulls even with Samsung in global smartphone marketCNET
Apple and Samsung Tied as World's Largest Smartphone Makers in Q4 2014Mac Rumors
Apple's IPhones Surge Into First-Place Tie With Samsung DevicesBloomberg
Re/code -Barron's (blog) -GizmoLead
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Samsung mobile Q4 profits down by almost two thirds on last year - ZDNet

January 28, 2015 - 9:25pm

Firstpost

Samsung mobile Q4 profits down by almost two thirds on last year
ZDNet
Samsung Electronics' mobile and IT (IM) division, the profit driver for the Korean conglomerate in recent years, has seen its fourth-quarter profit plummet to 1.96 trillion won ($1.8 billion) from the 5.47 trillion won posted for the same time in 2013. Full-year ...
Samsung needs to reinvent itself (again)CNNMoney
Samsung Elec Q4 profit meets guidance; outlook cautiousMoneycontrol.com
Samsung posts first annual profit decline in three yearsZee News
Daily News & Analysis -Wall Street Journal -CNET
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