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Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 11:20pm

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
French government reveals massive cyber attacks in wake of Charlie Hebdo ...SMN Weekly
Charlie Hebdo: French media websites stay offline as France suffers cyber attackThe Next Digit
Nearly 20000 French websites hit by cyberattacks last weekMaine News Online
The Korea Herald -The Daily Star -Delhi Daily News
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Google asks General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Daimler to make self-driving car by ... - Customs Today Newspaper

January 16, 2015 - 10:27pm

Customs Today Newspaper

Google asks General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Daimler to make self-driving car by ...
Customs Today Newspaper
NEW YORK: Internet search company Google has begun discussions with most of the world's top car makers and parts suppliers to speed up efforts to bring self-driving cars to market by 2020. “We'd be remiss not to talk to … the biggest auto makers. They've ...
Google: Just Another Auto Supplier?PC Magazine
Self-driving cars not that far awayDallas Morning News
Google partners with auto suppliers on self-driving carNewsday
The Fiscal Times -Crain's Detroit Business -CleanTechnica
all 31 news articles »Google News

Google Is In Talks With Softcard, The Mobile Payments Company - TechCrunch

January 16, 2015 - 4:57pm

9 to 5 Google

Google Is In Talks With Softcard, The Mobile Payments Company
TechCrunch
Apple has Apple Pay, and now it looks like Google may be fattening up its own wallet. According to people familiar with the situation, the search giant and maker of Android is interested in buying Softcard, the mobile payments company formerly known as Isis.
Google may buy Softcard, use patents for Google WalletSlashGear
Rumor: Google Potentially Looking To Buy Softcard For Under $100 MillionAndroid Headlines - Android News
Google Makes a Play for Softcard: TechCrunchPaymentsSource
Ars Technica -9 to 5 Google -PhoneDog
all 11 news articles »

Facebook picks up the design team behind Medium and Readability - Engadget

January 16, 2015 - 3:05pm

CBC.ca

Facebook picks up the design team behind Medium and Readability
Engadget
We bet you've been sitting there, sipping your morning coffee and thinking to yourself, "you know, it's been a while since Facebook added some big names to its roster." Fret not though, the social giant is bringing the talented folks from the design firm ...
Facebook hires new designers; is an overhaul coming?SlashGear
Toronto design firm Teehan+Lax closes, designers head to FacebookCBC.ca
Teehan+Lax, designers behind Medium, shutting down as partners join FacebookMobileSyrup.com

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ATVI, TTWO, GME gain on NPD data; EA doesn't (updated) - Seeking Alpha

January 16, 2015 - 1:20pm

Bleeding Cool News

ATVI, TTWO, GME gain on NPD data; EA doesn't (updated)
Seeking Alpha
Activision's (ATVI +6.3%) Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare topped NPD's U.S. physical retail game sale rankings for the second month in a row in December. Destiny, which Activision hopes will be its third $1B+ franchise, was #9. In a PR, Activision says ...
For video game industry, 2014 couldn't escape slumping game salesCNET

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(LEAD) Ex-CIA director calls latest sanctions on N.K. 'symbolic at best' - Yonhap News

January 16, 2015 - 1:00pm

FCW.com

(LEAD) Ex-CIA director calls latest sanctions on N.K. 'symbolic at best'
Yonhap News
(ATTN: UPDATES in last 4 paras with anti-virus expert claiming N. Korea not responsible for Sony hack). By Chang Jae-soon. WASHINGTON, Jan. 16 (Yonhap) -- The latest U.S. sanctions on North Korea are "pretty light and symbolic at best," a former CIA ...
Sony hacking shows need for cyber laws, Dempsey saysHawaii Army Weekly
After Sony attack, hackers obliterate Kim Jong Un gameUSA TODAY
Cybersecurity and a New Era of Asymmetric Economic WarfareJust Security
The Register -ITProPortal -Stars and Stripes
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Teehan+Lax, designers behind Medium, shutting down as partners join Facebook - MobileSyrup.com

January 16, 2015 - 12:58pm

Teehan+Lax, designers behind Medium, shutting down as partners join Facebook
MobileSyrup.com
A new era begins for the Toronto design community as the founding partners of Teehan+Lax announced this morning they are shutting down the company to join Facebook. Partners John Lax, Geoff Teehan, and David Gillis, as well as several key members of ...

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Samsung to ape Apple's Touch ID with touch-style fingerprint sensor in 'Galaxy ... - Apple Insider

January 16, 2015 - 12:41pm

Apple Insider

Samsung to ape Apple's Touch ID with touch-style fingerprint sensor in 'Galaxy ...
Apple Insider
Samsung's next flagship smartphone will ship with a Touch ID-like fingerprint sensor in place of the swipe-style sensor that the company employed on the underwhelming Galaxy S5, according to a new report. Touch ID. In practice, the new fingerprint system is ...
Samsung Might Be Considering A Touch ID Makeover For Its Fingerprint ScannersFast Company
Sprint Makes More Devices Available With Expansion of Sprint LeaseMarketWatch
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs. Galaxy Note 4: What Will Be The Difference?ValueWalk
The Fuse Joplin -Design & Trend -TechRadar
all 178 news articles »

Facebook open-sources new AI smarts - PCWorld

January 16, 2015 - 12:21pm

New York Times

Facebook open-sources new AI smarts
PCWorld
Facebook has released as open source some software modules that can speed image recognition, language modeling and other machine learning tasks, in a move to advance computer artificial intelligence for itself and others,. Such modules could be used ...
​Facebook open sources AI tools, possibly turbo charges deep learningZDNet
Facebook Open-Sources a Trove of AI ToolsWired
Facebook Open-Sources Some Of Its Deep-Learning ToolsTechCrunch
Gigaom -New York Times (blog) -InfoWorld
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Staff Picks Favorite Things We Saw at the Auto Show in Detroit - Businessweek

January 16, 2015 - 11:43am

Businessweek

Staff Picks Favorite Things We Saw at the Auto Show in Detroit
Businessweek
Bloomberg staffers covering the North American International Auto Show share their favorite things they saw at Cobo Center in Detroit. * Hannah Elliott -- Car columnist for Bloomberg Luxury. Wrote about luxury cars for 8 years as a staff reporter at Forbes ...
Innovation, optimism on display at Detroit auto showAlbany Times Union
People Of The Detroit Auto ShowJalopnik
Real Wheels LiveWashington Post
Scottish Daily Record -Toronto Star -Hybrid Cars News
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App Lets You Lend Your Sight To The Blind - Sky News

January 16, 2015 - 11:18am

App Lets You Lend Your Sight To The Blind
Sky News
More than 1,000 blind people register with an app which lets them video call sighted people for instant assistance. 15:56, UK, Friday 16 January 2015. Play video "Phone Software Could Help The Blind". Video: Phone Software Could Help The Blind. Share on ...

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'Be My Eyes' iPhone app lets you help the blind using video chat - Engadget

January 16, 2015 - 10:29am

Daily Mail

'Be My Eyes' iPhone app lets you help the blind using video chat
Engadget
There's a new iPhone app from the Danish team known for Thermodo that lets sighted folks help the blind on the rare occasions they need it. Called Be My Eyes, the non-profit, crowd-sourced app (on iOS only for now) pairs sighted with blind users using ...
App Lets You Lend Your Sight To The BlindSky News

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Autos: Hot wheels in cold Detroit - Indianapolis Star

January 16, 2015 - 10:19am

Indianapolis Star

Autos: Hot wheels in cold Detroit
Indianapolis Star
Snow and ice threatened, but all was warm inside Detroit's Cobo Hall as automakers put a spotlight on the future. After kicking off by naming the Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 North American Car and Truck of the Year, things got really exciting. Here's just ...
The 11 Coolest Cars From the Detroit Auto ShowWired
Local Motors Prints Driveable 3D Car at Detroit Auto ShowEnvironment News Service
Trucks Roll In At The Detroit Auto ShowManufacturing Business Technology
Sam Volkering's Tech Insider -euronews -CarBuzz
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Popularity of Swift is on the rise in a major way - tuaw.com

January 16, 2015 - 10:07am

tuaw.com

Popularity of Swift is on the rise in a major way
tuaw.com
At WWDC 2014, Apple delivered a bombshell of an announcement when Craig Federighi unveiled Swift, a new high-level programming language positioned to be the future of iOS development. In a broad sense, the underlying goal of Swift is to make ...
​Java and JavaScript rule but use of Apple's Swift language skyrocketsZDNet
Apple's Swift is on fireFortune
Apple's Swift Programming Language Proving Popular With DevelopersMac Rumors
Telegraph.co.uk -Bidness ETC -FierceMobileIT
all 18 news articles »Google News

French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as cause - CIO New Zealand

January 16, 2015 - 9:55am

French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as cause
CIO New Zealand
High-profile French media websites went offline for a few hours Friday morning, prompting frenzied speculation about "unprecedented" cyberattacks -- but the hosting company behind the sites soon dismissed talk of a massive distributed denial-of-service ...

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Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 9:49am

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as causeCSO Online
French news sites blockedNews24

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Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 9:38am

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
'Islamist cyber attacks' hit FranceUnion Gazette
US, UK Plan 'Cyber War Games'BankInfoSecurity.com
Hackers hit 19000 French websitesKomando
C4ISR & Networks -SC Magazine UK
all 31 news articles »

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 9:38am

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
Hackers hit 19000 French websitesKomando
Cyber attacks surge in FranceC4ISR & Networks
US, UK Plan 'Cyber War Games'BankInfoSecurity.com
SC Magazine UK
all 26 news articles »

How to hire a hacker - BGR

January 16, 2015 - 9:30am

BGR

How to hire a hacker
BGR
Most Internet users are scared of hackers, and rightfully so. While the terms is sometimes used to describe any computer programmer, it typically has a negative connotation and is used to describe nefarious coders who make digital chaos their mission on the ...
Hackers Are For Hire Onlinemalaysiandigest.com

all 16 news articles »

Best Windows 8 apps this week - BetaNews

January 16, 2015 - 7:53am

Best Windows 8 apps this week
BetaNews
One-hundred and fourteen in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps and games released for Windows 8 in the past seven days. Microsoft is expected to release a new version of its upcoming operating system Windows 10 on January 21 ...

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