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Google's modular Ara phone delayed - BBC News

August 17, 2015 - 7:35pm

BBC News

Google's modular Ara phone delayed
BBC News
Google has delayed its plans to trial its modular smartphone concept, codenamed Project Ara. The first Project Ara hardware was due to be trialled in Puerto Rico this year, but has been pushed back to at least 2016. The trial will take place in a new ...
Google's Project Ara Phone Test in Puerto Rico CanceledWall Street Journal
Google pushes back Project Ara testing to 2016Computerworld
Google delays its Project Ara modular smartphone until 2016The Verge
Gizmodo -New York Daily News
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Here's A Video Of A 6 Foot Tall Humanoid Robot Stomping Through A Forest - TechCrunch

August 17, 2015 - 6:28pm

TechCrunch

Here's A Video Of A 6 Foot Tall Humanoid Robot Stomping Through A Forest
TechCrunch
“Man, I sure hope I get to see a video of a massive robot stomping around a hiking trail today!” Your wish is my command, my friend. We've seen plenty of footage of ATLAS (the two-legged humanoid robot being built by the now Google-owned Boston ...
Boston Dynamics' Humanoid Atlas Robot Takes a Stroll in the WoodsNBCNews.com
Google's human-shaped robot takes first walk outsideBusiness Insider
Watch Boston Dynamics' Robots Run Outside Oh God They're Coming For UsGizmodo
SlashGear -RYOT
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US Darkode hacker pleads guilty to aiding online break-ins - Reuters

August 17, 2015 - 6:25pm

Reuters

US Darkode hacker pleads guilty to aiding online break-ins
Reuters
PITTSBURGH A hacker charged with helping to break into least 77,000 computers through the online hacking forum Darkode pleaded guilty on Monday in U.S. District Court, prosecutors said. Eric Crocker, 39, of Binghamton, New York, was among 12 people ...
Man, one of 12 charged in Darkode case, pleads guilty to spamming chargePittsburgh Post-Gazette

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Google Hangouts Gets Its Own Site, Just Like Facebook Messenger - TechCrunch

August 17, 2015 - 5:51pm

TechCrunch

Google Hangouts Gets Its Own Site, Just Like Facebook Messenger
TechCrunch
Everyone wants to be free and standalone. Remember when Facebook Messenger got its own site that maybe people use but we're not sure because they don't talk about it? Google Hangouts wanted some of that action, too. Starting today you can go to ...
Google Hangouts now has its own websiteThe Verge
Google Hangouts gets its own dedicated web appVentureBeat
Google Hangouts Finally Has A Dedicated WebsiteTech Times
Ubergizmo -AnandTech
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US regulators probe June rupture of new VW with Takata airbag - Reuters Canada

August 17, 2015 - 3:40pm

TODAYonline

US regulators probe June rupture of new VW with Takata airbag
Reuters Canada
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators on Monday said they have directed the U.S. units of Volkswagen AG VOWG_p.DE and air bag maker Takata Corp 7312.T to provide information on the June rupture of a side air bag in a 2015 model VW Tiguan.
Feds Investgate Volkswagen for Takata Airbag RupturesI4U News
Tesla and VW still use Takata airbagsBDlive
US Investigates Airbag Rupture in a VolkswagenNew York Times
Bloomberg
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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Dismisses Claims In 'New York Times' Article - NPR

August 17, 2015 - 3:21pm

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Dismisses Claims In 'New York Times' Article
NPR
Bezos is pushing back against an article about the company's workplace, which said employees are often reduced to tears by harsh criticism and are encouraged to snitch on other workers to managers. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Over the weekend, The New ...

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Report: Facebook Testing Medium-Like Blogging Tool - PC Magazine

August 17, 2015 - 3:12pm

Wired

Report: Facebook Testing Medium-Like Blogging Tool
PC Magazine
Though it might seem like your Facebook friends already share enough, the social network wants them to pour their hearts out even more. As The Verge reported, Facebook appears to be upgrading its Notes feature into a blogging platform that might ...
Remember Facebook Notes? It's Back With a VengeanceWired
800-Pound Publishing Gorilla Facebook Barges Back Into Blogging With “Notes”TechCrunch
Facebook Revamps Notes, Hopes Sexier Interface Will Attract BloggersFast Company
TechSpot -MediaPost Communications -The Verge
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Moto G 2015: The best Android experience around $200 can buy - ZDNet

August 17, 2015 - 2:07pm

ZDNet

Moto G 2015: The best Android experience around $200 can buy
ZDNet
Pros. Great overall experience for the price and provides many flagship attributes including a much improved camera. Cons. Missing a few nice-to-haves, such as NFC, a gyroscope and wireless charging. As someone who typically uses high-priced flagship ...
Motorola might have accidentally revealed their new Android watchFortune
Moto X Style, Moto X Play, and Moto G on sale in AustraliaThe Australian
Next Moto 360 smartwatch may come in two versionsTimes of India
SuperSite for Windows -Hot Hardware -TechSpot
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US Traffic Deaths, Injuries and Related Costs Up in 2015 - Newsweek

August 17, 2015 - 1:40pm

Newsweek

US Traffic Deaths, Injuries and Related Costs Up in 2015
Newsweek
With nearly 19,000 Americans killed as a result of motor vehicle accidents between January and June of this year, 2015 is shaping up to be the deadliest traffic year since 2007. Jason Redmond/Reuters. Filed Under: U.S., Traffic accidents, Car crashes ...
Traffic deaths jump 14% in 2015CNNMoney
What's behind the spike in fatal traffic accidents?CBS News
Downside of Upside: Deaths on US Roads Rise as Economy ImprovesNBCNews.com
Tifton Gazette -Vocativ
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Developers Gets CyanogenMod 12.1 on Samsung's Gear S - Android Headlines - Android News

August 17, 2015 - 12:23pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Developers Gets CyanogenMod 12.1 on Samsung's Gear S
Android Headlines - Android News
The smartwatch has been around for some time now, and while early attempts were pretty primitive, last year's Gear S from Samsung was an excellent example of much a smartwatch could do. Of course, this made for a larger device that was fairly chunky ...

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Is Amazon a grueling, hostile place to work? NY Times says yes, Jeff Bezos says no - Los Angeles Times

August 17, 2015 - 12:09pm

Los Angeles Times

Is Amazon a grueling, hostile place to work? NY Times says yes, Jeff Bezos says no
Los Angeles Times
What's it like to work at Amazon? Depends on who you ask. Jeff Bezos says he won't tolerate a 'callous' Amazon workplace. Daina Beth Solomon · Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos rebutted a New York Times depiction of his company's workplace as overly ...

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How IoT Will Change Your Relationship With Insurance - TechCrunch

August 17, 2015 - 12:00pm

TechCrunch

How IoT Will Change Your Relationship With Insurance
TechCrunch
Between TVs, refrigerators, ovens, light bulbs, cars, fitness trackers and jewelry, it seems like everything these days is connected to the Internet. It's probably safe to say that you're already using a few connected devices in your daily life. You're ...
IoT Dispatch Day One: Certification, Security & ComprehensionIoT Evolution World (blog)
[session] Transforming Brick and Mortar Retail Through IoT By @Luxoft ...SYS-CON Media (press release)
How the Internet of Things is changing cybersecurityIT World Canada (blog)
Canadian Lawyer Magazine -AJMC.com Managed Markets Network -WhaTech
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Linux Foundation Brings Together Industry Leaders to Advance Cloud Object ... - MarketWatch

August 17, 2015 - 11:03am

TechCrunch

Linux Foundation Brings Together Industry Leaders to Advance Cloud Object ...
MarketWatch
SEATTLE, WA, Aug 17, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- LinuxCon/CloudOpen/ContainerCon - The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced a new effort to ...
PlumGrid, Cisco, Others Launch Open Network Virtualization ProjectData Center Knowledge
PLUMgrid Partners With Linux Foundation To Open-Source Its IO Visor ProjectTechCrunch
Linux Foundation Launches IO Visor to Speed Network Functions PerformanceLight Reading
Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) (registration) (blog)
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Sprint tries out an easy-upgrade iPhone pitch - CNET

August 17, 2015 - 10:46am

CNET

Sprint tries out an easy-upgrade iPhone pitch
CNET
You can get a 16-gigabyte iPhone 6 now, and then upgrade to the next-generation model for $22 per month, or $15 if you trade in an existing phone. Mobile. August 17, 20158:46 AM PDT. Lance Whitney mugshot. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit. facebook.
Sprint plan gives you perpetual iPhone upgradesEngadget
Sprint's new 'iPhone Forever' plan charges monthly fee for automatic device ...Apple Insider
Sprint's new 'iPhone Forever' plan ensures you'll always have the latest ...Business Insider
Cult of Mac -FierceWireless -AppAdvice
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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Remakes Iconic 'Mad World' Trailer for Launch - NDTV

August 17, 2015 - 9:30am

NDTV

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Remakes Iconic 'Mad World' Trailer for Launch
NDTV
With Gears of War: Ultimate Edition hitting the Xbox One on August 25, Microsoft lifted the lid on a new trailer. This time, it uses the same music as the iconic 'Mad World' trailer that went viral around the time the first game hit back in 2006. "The ...
VIDEO Awesome Mad World Gears of War trailer gets remade for the re-releaseIrish Examiner
It's 2015, and it's still a very, very mad worldThe Verge
Gears Of War's Classic Ad Has Been Remade For Ultimate EditionCinema Blend
GameZone -Digital Spy -Game Informer
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Tech licensor Rambus to start selling chips under own brand - Reuters

August 17, 2015 - 7:31am

VentureBeat

Tech licensor Rambus to start selling chips under own brand
Reuters
Tech licensing company Rambus Inc said it would start selling semiconductor chips under its own brand, a move aimed at reducing its dependence on income from litigation to defend its patents. The memory chips are designed to improve the performance of ...
Licensing firm Rambus moves up the food chain to make its own chips for the ...VentureBeat
Rambus Launches First Chip In 25 years, R+ DDR4 Server Memory Chipset At Intel ...Forbes
Rambus Makes Server Memory Interface Chipset For Advanced Enterprise and Data ...MarketWatch
AnandTech
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Amazon's Jeff Bezos has this to say about the NYT's scathing article - Fortune

August 17, 2015 - 7:23am

Fortune

Amazon's Jeff Bezos has this to say about the NYT's scathing article
Fortune
Bezos tells staff the newspaper's scathing portrayal 'doesn't describe the Amazon I know.' Jeff Bezos sent out an internal memo to staff in which the Amazon founder and CEO dismissed the recent scathing criticism of his company's workplace culture in ...
Amazon chief Jeff Bezos hits back at damning report of office cultureIrish Examiner
Clarkson and the 'Top Gear' team are 'very, very, very expensive' says Amazon bossCNET
Why I'm finally going to boycott AmazonThe Guardian
VentureBeat -Firstpost -Hollywood Reporter
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You can roll up this screen like a yoga mat - CNNMoney

August 17, 2015 - 6:14am

CNNMoney

You can roll up this screen like a yoga mat
CNNMoney
Shortly after the iPhone 6 hit the market last year, Apple had to answer to reports that its new phone was bending by mistake. The fuss soon died down. But technology that allows phones and tablets to bend -- by design -- is taking its first steps into ...
Polyera Announces World's First Flexible Display ProductJakarta Post

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Here's the first photo of Google's Nexus 5 - Irish Examiner

August 17, 2015 - 5:35am

Irish Examiner

Here's the first photo of Google's Nexus 5
Irish Examiner
It looks like the Nexus 5 is on course for a refresh. A photo has been posted online, allegedly of the Nexus 5 in the flesh. Here. The image in question shows off the back of a white Nexus device with a protruding camera sensor as well as a circular ...
Google's new Nexus phone image leaks on the netBusiness Standard
Huawei Nexus 6 (2015) Render Leaked? Mate 7S Specs & Features Surface OnlineLatin Post
Leaked photo possibly shows LG's upcoming Nexus phoneTechSpot
9 to 5 Google -BGR -Dispatch Times
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Google Teases Possible Names of Android M - NDTV

August 17, 2015 - 5:17am

NDTV

Google Teases Possible Names of Android M
NDTV
Amidst reports revealing details about the Nexus smartphones anticipated to launch this year - the smaller reportedly being manufactured by LG, and the larger by Huawei - Google has dropped a hint about the dessert name of its next Android version ...
What's Android M going to be? Google wants you to keep guessingIndia Today
Android M for Milkshake or Mango Lassi? What name will Google pickThe Indian Express
Key Features Of Android M Get Highlighted By SamsungAndroid Headlines - Android News
Australia Network News -GSMArena.com -Ledger Gazette
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