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Xbox One nearing 10 million units shipped - Gamasutra

November 12, 2014 - 5:26pm

Gamasutra

Xbox One nearing 10 million units shipped
Gamasutra
Microsoft isn't quite there yet. Today, the company revealed that the Xbox One will "shortly" have shipped 10 million units to retail, though it hasn't hit that mark just yet. The company dropped the price of the console early this month; now VP Yusuf Mehdi says ...

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The New Way You Can Say 'Thank You for Being a Friend' on Facebook - ABC News

November 12, 2014 - 5:10pm

ABC News

The New Way You Can Say 'Thank You for Being a Friend' on Facebook
ABC News
There's a new way to say, "Thank you for being a friend," on Facebook. The social network announced today it is launching a new service, "Say Thanks," that allows users to send video cards to their friends and family. The service is gradually being rolled out ...
Facebook launches video tool to help friends say 'thanks'Fortune
Need to 'Say Thanks'? Create a Custom Facebook Video CardPC Magazine
Facebook creates personalized "Say Thanks" videosUSA TODAY
NBCNews.com -Mashable -WQAD.com
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Xbox One sales have 'skyrocketed' since November's holiday price cut - GameZone

November 12, 2014 - 4:30pm

Xbox One sales have 'skyrocketed' since November's holiday price cut
GameZone
Microsoft's constant Xbox One price cuts and attractive bundles are finally paying off, as the company revealed today that sales of its new console have "skyrocketed" since the new price took effect on November 2nd. "Compared to the previous week, Xbox ...

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Busy Samsung stirs many pots, from smart home to VR to health tech - CNET

November 12, 2014 - 2:19pm

CNET

Busy Samsung stirs many pots, from smart home to VR to health tech
CNET
It shows off a sensor-filled new Simband, its blueprint for future wearables, along with the 360-degree cameras of "Project Beyond" and much more. by Shara Tibken · @sharatibken; 12 November 2014 5:56 pm GMT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Samsung VR Headset Arrives in DecemberPC Magazine
Samsung Flow takes on Continuity for use across devicesSlashGear
Samsung releases its SAMI health SDK to developers and unveils new Simband ...VentureBeat
Engadget -ZDNet -TechCrunch (blog)
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Amazon Web business jumps 40 percent - The Seattle Times

November 12, 2014 - 2:06pm

Reuters

Amazon Web business jumps 40 percent
The Seattle Times
The head of Amazon Web Services says a long list of businesses in every “imaginable segment” is using AWS “in a meaningful way.” By Jay Greene. Seattle Times business reporter. Related. Reader Comments. Read all comments · Post a comment.
Amazon to keep investing in cloud services despite margin pressureReuters
AWS: With more than 1 million active customers, we're your stackZDNet
Amazon unveils key-management security tool that works on-premise and in the ...Gigaom
VentureBeat -MarketWatch -Forbes
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Calif. Judge Pares Apple iMessage Class Action - Law360 (subscription)

November 12, 2014 - 1:59pm

Calif. Judge Pares Apple iMessage Class Action
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (November 12, 2014, 2:55 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Monday trimmed a proposed class action accusing Apple Inc. of not delivering text messages sent using its iMessage service after users switched from their iPhones to other ...

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Comcast launches a vocal TV guide - CNNMoney

November 12, 2014 - 12:41pm

CNNMoney

Comcast launches a vocal TV guide
CNNMoney
comcast accessibility By pressing the "A" button, Comcast's X1 customers will be able to activate the system's new "talking guide." NEW YORK (CNNMoney). Comcast has created what it calls a "talking guide" for its cable TV system, designed to help visually ...
Comcast announces 'talking TV guide' for vision-impairedPhilly.com
X1 Talks: Comcast Launches Industry's First Voice Guided TV InterfaceMarketWatch
Comcast Brings 'Talking Guide' To X1Multichannel News
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press -Tribune-Review -Bucks County Courier Times
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Organic Reach Is Far More Important than Zuckerberg's Gray T-Shirt - Branding Magazine

November 12, 2014 - 12:30pm

Branding Magazine

Organic Reach Is Far More Important than Zuckerberg's Gray T-Shirt
Branding Magazine
Late last week, Facebook organised the first-ever public Q&A with Mark Zuckerberg. We all heard that these events are common within the company, but we never got a chance to ask questions ourselves. A dedicated Facebook Page, Q&A with Mark, was ...
Mark Zuckerberg Adopts Obama's Approach to DressingNew York Times (blog)

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FreedomPop Now Lets You Call Abroad For Free Too - Tom's Hardware

November 12, 2014 - 10:12am

PhoneDog

FreedomPop Now Lets You Call Abroad For Free Too
Tom's Hardware
FreedomPop is a wireless service provider that aims to disrupt the mobile communications market, bringing free mobile calling and data services to its customers. Now, the company has added a new free service: international phone calls. The FreedomPop ...
Is Sprint buying another MVNO? Carrier rumored to be in acquisition talks with ...Gigaom
FreedomPop announces free international calling for U.S. customers of its ...VentureBeat
Sprint reportedly interested in acquiring FreedomPopPhoneDog
FierceWireless -socalTech.com -TechCrunch (blog)
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The Upshot|Americans Say They Want Privacy, but Act as if They Don't - New York Times

November 12, 2014 - 10:05am

Wall Street Journal

The Upshot|Americans Say They Want Privacy, but Act as if They Don't
New York Times
Americans say they are deeply concerned about privacy on the web and their cellphones. They say they do not trust Internet companies or the government to protect it. Yet they keep using the services and handing over their personal information. That paradox ...
Control over personal info nearly dead, Pew survey respondents sayPCWorld
Survey: Americans have lost control of their personal infoUSA TODAY
Survey: US Adults Feel They Are Losing Control of Their DataWall Street Journal (blog)
ideastream -Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project
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Motorola and LG vie to be first with Android 5.0 update - Computerworld

November 12, 2014 - 9:46am

Computerworld

Motorola and LG vie to be first with Android 5.0 update
Computerworld
The race to upgrade smartphones to Android 5.0 (also known as Lollipop) is on, with LG Electronics and Motorola vying with Google's Nexus devices for bragging rights. Motorola Mobility posted upgrade details and instructions for second-generation models ...
T-Mobile delays Nexus 6 launch a week as Sprint, AT&T prep for releasePCWorld (blog)
Nexus 6: T-Mobile Release Date Pushed Back Due To Limited SupplyDesign & Trend
Nexus 6: Where In The World Is It?InformationWeek
Capital Technologies -Techgage -Techaeris
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Microsoft ramps up 'devops' capabilities for developers - PCWorld

November 12, 2014 - 9:44am

Wired

Microsoft ramps up 'devops' capabilities for developers
PCWorld
Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York. More by Joab Jackson. Recognizing that many organizations are under competitive pressure to evolve their applications ...
Microsoft to open source more of .NET, and bring it to Linux, Mac OS XZDNet
Microsoft to Take .NET Cross-Platform to Linux, MaceWeek
Redmond aims to outshine Eclipse with FREE Visual StudioRegister
VentureBeat -InfoWorld -Gigaom
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Apple's Beats officially reveals Bluetooth Solo2 Wireless headphones - Apple Insider

November 12, 2014 - 9:34am

Apple Insider

Apple's Beats officially reveals Bluetooth Solo2 Wireless headphones
Apple Insider
The most popular headphones sold by Apple's Beats, the Solo2, were given an upgrade on Wednesday, with a newly revealed model offering wireless Bluetooth connectivity priced at $299.95. The new Solo2 Wireless headphones are the first new product ...
Beats announces first headphones under AppleTelegraph.co.uk
Apple-owned Beats release Solo2 Wireless headphonesSlashGear
Beats announces Solo 2 Wireless headphonesMashable
Mac Rumors -Gigaom -TechCrunch (blog)
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Apple Ordered To Face Lawsuit Over Missing Text Messages For Users Who ... - International Business Times

November 12, 2014 - 9:12am

International Business Times

Apple Ordered To Face Lawsuit Over Missing Text Messages For Users Who ...
International Business Times
A federal judge has ordered Apple to face a plaintiff in court over claims that the company penalized users for switching away from its iMessage service. Reuters. Apple will have to face a U.S. federal lawsuit, which claims that the Cupertino, California firm ...

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Doubleclick is Down: Google DFP Outage Currently Turning the Internet Ad Free - BostInno

November 12, 2014 - 8:53am

Doubleclick is Down: Google DFP Outage Currently Turning the Internet Ad Free
BostInno
The internet is currently ad free - well, at least a large portion of it. Google's Doubleclick for Publishers (DFP) is currently down and crippling publishers and advertisers worldwide. The DFP outage appaears to have occurred around 9:05am ET and is effecting ...

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AT&T delays its investment in fiber optic lines until net neutrality rules are set - VentureBeat

November 12, 2014 - 8:29am

KELO AM-FM

AT&T delays its investment in fiber optic lines until net neutrality rules are set
VentureBeat
At a conference on Wednesday AT&T's chief executive told investors that the company would wait on investing further in its network of fiber optic lines until the Federal Communications Commission illustrates it net neutrality rules. “We can't go out and invest ...
AT&T is putting its fiber deployment on ice over net neutrality — for nowWashington Post (blog)
Blaming net neutrality, AT&T delays investmentsThe Hill
AT&T to pause fiber investment until net neutrality rules are decidedChicago Tribune

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Wix.com Announces Its First-Ever Super Bowl Commercial - MarketWatch

November 12, 2014 - 8:03am

Mashable

Wix.com Announces Its First-Ever Super Bowl Commercial
MarketWatch
Wix.com Ltd. WIX, +1.49% the leading web development platform, announced today that it will be airing its first-ever Super Bowl spot during NBC's broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, February 1. Serving over 55 million users worldwide with its unique ...
Israel's Wix has bought an ad in the Super BowlMashable
Web Development Platform Wix.com Says It Bought Its First Super Bowl SpotAdAge.com
Wix to advertise during Super BowlGlobes
New York Post
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Motorola and LG vie to be first with Android 5.0 update - PCWorld

November 12, 2014 - 7:29am

NDTV

Motorola and LG vie to be first with Android 5.0 update
PCWorld
The race to upgrade smartphones to Android 5.0 (also known as Lollipop) is on, with LG Electronics and Motorola vying with Google's Nexus devices for bragging rights. Motorola Mobility has posted upgrade details and instructions for second generation ...
Google Nexus 6 failure to launch: T-Mobile availability delayed a weekZDNet
Lollipop Arrives for Unlocked Second Generation Moto G SmartphonesDailyTech
Google Nexus 9 tablet review: can't match Samsung or AppleThe Guardian
ValueWalk -BGR -Firstpost
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Windows Server vNext Technical Preview: The first steps to software-defined ... - ZDNet

November 12, 2014 - 7:24am

ZDNet

Windows Server vNext Technical Preview: The first steps to software-defined ...
ZDNet
windows-server-vnext-thumb See also: Windows Server vNext screenshot gallery. The first technical preview of the next version of Windows Server — which Microsoft isn't giving a final name just yet — came out at the same time as the Windows 10 preview.
Microsoft fixes '19-year-old' bug with emergency patchBBC News
Every Modern Version of Windows Suffers from a "Critical Vulnerability ...Crave Online
Patch issued for potentially devastating software glitchUSA TODAY
bit-tech.net -Ars Technica
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Daimler will revive Maybach with 3 sedans but no SUV - Automotive News

November 12, 2014 - 7:18am

Daimler will revive Maybach with 3 sedans but no SUV
Automotive News
SINDELFINGEN, Germany -- Daimler will revive its Maybach ultraluxury marque as a subbrand with three variants of its flagship S-class sedan, including a version aimed at Chinese buyers, but the company ruled out a Maybach SUV for now. Daimler said it ...

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