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FBI-Hunted Hacking Group Continues Attacks, Targets Twitch - Forbes

August 27, 2014 - 9:16am

Forbes

FBI-Hunted Hacking Group Continues Attacks, Targets Twitch
Forbes
Despite tweeting out a bomb threat to ground a Sony Sony executive's flight this Sunday and landing themselves on the radar of the FBI, hacking group “Lizard Squad” remains unmolested and continues to orchestrate attacks on various gaming services.
Twitch Knocked Offline in Latest Online-Gaming AttackTom's Guide
Ouch... right in the VIDEO GAME: Lizard Squad attacks XBox, TwitchRegister
Who Is the Hacker Group Lizard Squad?Top Tech News
Auto World News -The News Ledge
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FBI-Hunted Hacking Group Continues Attacks, Targets Twitch - Forbes

August 27, 2014 - 9:16am

Forbes

FBI-Hunted Hacking Group Continues Attacks, Targets Twitch
Forbes
Despite tweeting out a bomb threat to ground a Sony Sony executive's flight this Sunday and landing themselves on the radar of the FBI, hacking group “Lizard Squad” remains unmolested and continues to orchestrate attacks on various gaming services.
Ouch... right in the VIDEO GAME: Lizard Squad attacks XBox, TwitchRegister
PlayStation Network Hacked: Anonymous FamedGod and ISIS Lizard Squad ...Crossmap
Lizard Squad hackers take heads for TwitchDigiNews
Fudzilla -BetaNews -ABC News
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HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same muscle, different soul - Engadget

August 27, 2014 - 9:13am

NDTV

HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same muscle, different soul
Engadget
Since Windows Phone's humble beginnings, Microsoft has been the underdog in the wireless industry. Four years later, nothing's changed -- except, perhaps, a few more percentage points of market share. Even then, it's got a long way to go before catching ...
HTC One M8 for Windows reviewThe Verge
HTC One Max vs LG G Flex – Comparison of Prices, Specifications and FeaturesThe Fuse Joplin
Move over, Verizon: Sprint, T-Mobile and AT&T all to get Windows Phone 8.1 ...Tech Times
KDramaStars -Phandroid.com -The Gamer Headlines
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Video games come of age as spectator sport - The Seattle Times

August 27, 2014 - 8:44am

Video games come of age as spectator sport
The Seattle Times
Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others master games like "Street Fighter II" and "Super Mario ...

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New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month - PCWorld

August 27, 2014 - 8:26am

TechCrunch

New Dropbox Pro plan offers 1TB of storage, sharing controls for $10 per month
PCWorld
Dropbox is consolidating its three Pro account options into a single plan that's priced at $9.99 per month and includes 1TB of storage and added controls for document sharing and security. The Pro plan is aimed at freelancers, contractors and other workers ...
Dropbox slashes prices as storage competition heats upUSA TODAY
Dropbox Pro ups storage limits and security featuresCNET
Dropbox Slashes Its Price As the Cost of a Gigabyte Nears ZeroWired
TechCrunch -VentureBeat -PetaPixel
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Mo-Fi headphones promise audiophiles "most accurate sound reproduction" - Gizmag

August 27, 2014 - 8:16am

The Guardian

Mo-Fi headphones promise audiophiles "most accurate sound reproduction"
Gizmag
New headphones that promise great sound quality are released regularly. Blue Microphones is looking to attract the attention of audiophiles with the release of its Mo-Fi headphones. The company says the high-end built-in amp provides up to six times more ...
Hands-On with Blue's Mo-Fi Headphones: Comfort Married to High FidelityThe Mac Observer
Blue Microphones Mo-FiPC Magazine
Blue Microphones Stares Down Apple's Beats, Enters Audiophile Headphone ...Forbes
Digital Trends -TechRadar UK -Engadget
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Surface Pro 3 isn't overheating but still needs a software fix - Computerworld

August 27, 2014 - 5:59am

Surface Pro 3 isn't overheating but still needs a software fix
Computerworld
Microsoft said Tuesday it will issue an update for Surface Pro 3 tablets, a small number of which show an error indicating a temperature problem. Users have complained that the company's latest tablet gets too hot to touch and its fan occasionally becomes ...

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HTC's Desire 510 Launched; Brings 4G To The Masses - Techtree.com

August 27, 2014 - 5:10am

Techtree.com

HTC's Desire 510 Launched; Brings 4G To The Masses
Techtree.com
HTC seems to be a little too focused on delivering handsets in the mid range these days. It recently launched the Desire 310 which was closely followed by the launch of the Desire 516 and later the Desire 616. Now the company has finally announced ...
HTC Desire 510 affordable 64-bit 4G phone announcedTrustedReviews

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IDC: Server refresh cycle propels industry forward in Q2 - ZDNet

August 27, 2014 - 3:41am

IDC: Server refresh cycle propels industry forward in Q2
ZDNet
Screen Shot 2014-08-27 at 08.06.52 Credit: Dell. The worldwide server market increased 2.5 percent year-over-year to $12.6 billion in the second quarter as businesses undertake server refreshment. According to research firm IDC, server unit shipments also ...
Server sales have turned a corner, IDC saysPC Advisor

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Spotify shows Windows Phone love, goes free on the platform - ITProPortal

August 27, 2014 - 1:32am

Spotify shows Windows Phone love, goes free on the platform
ITProPortal
While Windows Phone gets a lot of attention for what it doesn't have, the Microsoft mobile platform is slowly making progress. Now it is scoring a major win, and getting on par with rivals, as Spotify announces it will be going free for Windows Phones. The new ...

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Intel Unveils Small Modem Aimed at IoT Devices - eWeek

August 26, 2014 - 10:29pm

eWeek

Intel Unveils Small Modem Aimed at IoT Devices
eWeek
The XMM 6255, which is smaller than a penny, is the latest move by Intel in its effort to become a major player in the burgeoning Internet of things. Intel has built a tiny 3G modem designed for the massive numbers of small devices that will be part of the ...
Intel reveals world's smallest wireless modem for the Internet of thingsVentureBeat
Intel Announces XMM6255: The World's Smallest Standalone 3G ModemAnandTech
Intel unveils world's smallest 3G modem for IoT devicesTelecompaper (subscription)
Citifmonline -Inquirer
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Mario Kart 8 DLC Adds Zelda And Animal Crossing Crossover Characters - Siliconera

August 26, 2014 - 9:56pm

Mario Kart 8 DLC Adds Zelda And Animal Crossing Crossover Characters
Siliconera
Link from the Legend of Zelda series is joining Mario Kart 8 as a downloadable crossover character. In November, Nintendo will release a Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8 DLC pack that adds Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, and Link plus four vehicles and eight ...

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Lizard Squad: Who Is the Group Claiming Responsibility for High Profile Hacks? - ABC News

August 26, 2014 - 9:54pm

ABC News

Lizard Squad: Who Is the Group Claiming Responsibility for High Profile Hacks?
ABC News
Catch them if you can. The mysterious hacker of hacking collective known as "Lizard Squad" has taken responsibility for a number of cyber-attacks that have briefly knocked high-profile sites offline. Lizard Squad is vocal, taunting and a bit obnoxious on Twitter ...

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG - CNET

August 26, 2014 - 8:46pm

Business Insider

Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG
CNET
In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; August 26, 2014 6:20 PM PDT. comments. 0.
Uber's Recruiting Tactics Are Sneaky But EthicalForbes
Uber sleazy: Should VC firms invest in unethical startups?ZDNet
Day Around The Bay: Uber ExposedSFist
Boston.com -In The Capital -NBCNews.com
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Why Amazon Is Paying $970 Million for Twitch, in One Chart - Bloomberg

August 26, 2014 - 8:37pm

Why Amazon Is Paying $970 Million for Twitch, in One Chart
Bloomberg
You may be surprised to learn that people post videos online of themselves playing video games. You may be even more surprised to learn people actually watch these videos, and Amazon.com is paying $970 million for Twitch, the website that hosts them.

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Instagram releases app with another app's name again - SFGate

August 26, 2014 - 7:46pm

Instagram releases app with another app's name again
SFGate
Instagram is developing a track record for coming up with app names that aren't original. Tuesday, the company unveiled Hyperlapse, which lets users take video and play it back up to 12 times faster. The app has caused concern for developer Jeroen van ...

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'Google-like' search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight - Fox News

August 26, 2014 - 6:22pm

'Google-like' search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight
Fox News
The National Security Agency's surveillance machinery is again in the spotlight after a media report claimed that it is secretly providing data to almost two dozen U.S. government agencies via a powerful “Google-like” search engine. Details of the search ...

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AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega - Reuters

August 26, 2014 - 6:16pm

Reuters

AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former chief executive of the company's wireless segment, a spokesman for AT&T said on Tuesday. The announcement comes as ...
AT&T Shifts Around CEO's, Appointing Glenn Lurie As New CEO Of AT&T MobilityAndroid Headlines - Android News
AT&T Promotes De La Vega to Unit Head, Lure to Mobile CEOBloomberg
AT&T Mobility Names a New Chief ExecutiveNew York Times (blog)
CNET -Wireless Week -Jutia Group
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Review: 'Madden NFL 15' gets storied franchise back in win column - San Jose Mercury News

August 26, 2014 - 5:19pm

Review: 'Madden NFL 15' gets storied franchise back in win column
San Jose Mercury News
One of the biggest complaints about the "Madden NFL" series is that over the years it's gotten too complex. With the pressure to tweak the series annually, the football franchise has added and discarded features so often that it feels as though fans need a ...

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Hewlett-Packard, VMware Team Up to Deploy SDN Infrastructure - Zacks.com

August 26, 2014 - 5:09pm

CNNMoney

Hewlett-Packard, VMware Team Up to Deploy SDN Infrastructure
Zacks.com
Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ - Analyst Report) and VMware, Inc. (VMW - Snapshot Report) recently joined forces to deploy software-defined networking (SDN) aided infrastructure to deliver enhanced performance for networking customers. Through this ...
HP pulls plug on faulty power cordsSooToday.com
HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn riskPCWorld
UPDATE 1-Hewlett-Packard recalls 6 million power cords over fire hazardReuters
Salt Lake Tribune
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