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Silent Circle buys out Blackphone stake ahead of Mobile World Congress - Washington Post

February 27, 2015 - 12:44pm

CNET

Silent Circle buys out Blackphone stake ahead of Mobile World Congress
Washington Post
Silent Circle, creator of the encrypted Blackphone, has received a fresh infusion of cash from private investors and assumed full ownership of its flagship product, the company said Thursday. Silent Circle co-developed the phone with Madrid-based company ...
Buyout puts supersecure Blackphone in one company's handsCNET
BlackPhone maker Silent Circle announces $50 million in fundingArs Technica

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Aereo Assets Raise $2 Million at Auction, TiVo Gets the Trademark - StreamingMedia.com

February 27, 2015 - 12:38pm

Aereo Assets Raise $2 Million at Auction, TiVo Gets the Trademark
StreamingMedia.com
The startup's creditors and investors can't be happy: Aereo's bankruptcy auction pulls in far less that the $4 million it was hoping for. By Troy Dreier Posted on February 27, 2015. Page 1. More Sharing ServicesBookmark/Share. Share on emailEmail Share on ...

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Google will unveil Android Pay service at its I/O event in May - Daily Mail

February 27, 2015 - 11:37am

Daily Mail

Google will unveil Android Pay service at its I/O event in May
Daily Mail
Not one to be outdone by its rivals, Google is reportedly working on a mobile payment service called Android Pay. A 'source close to the matter' told Ars Technica the firm will officially announce the service at its I/O developer conference later this year.

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Say yes to 'the dress' - Washington Post

February 27, 2015 - 11:21am

Slate Magazine (blog)

Say yes to 'the dress'
Washington Post
Banksy recently released a documentary about some murals he painted in the Gaza Strip. The work was political, provocative, typically Banksian: kids swinging from guard towers, veiled women crying. But in one bombed out neighborhood in Beit Hanoun, the ...
Black and blue or gold and white? How #thedress broke the Internet. (+video)Christian Science Monitor
How One Dress United the InternetSlate Magazine (blog)
This Week in F–k You: People Who Hate The Llamas And The DressUproxx
EDGE Boston -Dallas Morning News (blog) -LSMedia
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T-Mobile's John Legere gave a presentation to his German overlords. What ... - Quartz

February 27, 2015 - 10:42am

Quartz

T-Mobile's John Legere gave a presentation to his German overlords. What ...
Quartz
John Legere, the CEO of T-Mobile US, gave a presentation to shareholders of Germany's Deutsche Telekom—the American wireless provider's majority owner—this morning in Bonn. It was the first time the US wireless industry's most unorthodox, ...
T-Mobile CEO Says a Deal With Dish Network Would Make SenseTheStreet.com
T-Mobile US CEO says makes sense to team up with DishReuters
T-Mobile Hammers Home Sustainability of Un-carrier ModelWireless Week
Latin Post -Bidness ETC
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Twitter To Track Worst Trolls - RTT News

February 27, 2015 - 10:31am

Twitter To Track Worst Trolls
RTT News
Trolling celebrities on Twitter has been a favorite pastime for many. But now, Twitter has announced new updates to deal with such trolls, just weeks after CEO Dick Costolo admitted that the micro-blogging site "sucks" when it comes to dealing with trolls.

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Speed Limit To Increase On 2-Lane Highways In North, West Minn. - CBS Local

February 27, 2015 - 10:29am

CBS Local

Speed Limit To Increase On 2-Lane Highways In North, West Minn.
CBS Local
In the next few weeks roughly 340 miles of highways in northern and western Minnesota will get higher speed limits, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. MnDOT said two-lane highways in that area that are currently posted at 55 miles ...
Speed limit on some state highways to increase to 60 mphSW News Media
Speed limits will increase on some MN highwaysKARE
Speed Limits to Go from 55 to 60 mph on Some 2-Lane HighwaysKAALtv.com
Leader-Telegram
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Twitter To Track Worst Trolls - Nasdaq

February 27, 2015 - 10:29am

Twitter To Track Worst Trolls
Nasdaq
(RTTNews.com) - Trolling celebrities on Twitter has been a favorite pastime for many. But now, Twitter has announced new updates to deal with such trolls, just weeks after CEO Dick Costolo admitted that the micro-blogging site "sucks" when it comes to ...

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 467K SUVs for Possible Stalling - New York Times

February 27, 2015 - 10:09am

MiamiHerald.com

Fiat Chrysler Recalls 467K SUVs for Possible Stalling
New York Times
DETROIT — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 467,000 Dodge and Jeep SUVs worldwide to fix a faulty fuel pump relay at the root of a potential stalling problem. It's the same problem that caused the recall of 189,000 other SUVs in September of last year, ...
Chrysler recalls 467000 Jeep, Durango SUVS to repair fuel pumpLos Angeles Times
UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler says recalling 467500 SUVs worldwideReuters
Fiat Chrysler recalls 467K SUVsThe Detroit News
Latin Post -Detroit Free Press
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UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler says recalling 467500 SUVs worldwide - Reuters

February 27, 2015 - 9:41am

Christian Science Monitor

UPDATE 1-Fiat Chrysler says recalling 467500 SUVs worldwide
Reuters
(Adds no-start issue, breakdown of vehicles recalled by location). DETROIT Feb 27 (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Friday it will recall about 467,500 SUVs worldwide in order to fix a fuel-pump issue that could cause the engine to either stall or ...
Fiat Chrysler Recalls 467K SUVs for Possible Stalling: APBloomberg
2015 Chrysler 200 Recalled For Transmission Flaw & Rollaway RiskThe Car Connection
Chrysler 200 recalled: Won't go into parkUSA TODAY
Bryan-College Station Eagle
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Google Flights to Make Finding Deals Easier - NBC Bay Area (blog)

February 27, 2015 - 9:02am

Google Flights to Make Finding Deals Easier
NBC Bay Area (blog)
Google wants to make sure it's the place people go to find the cheapest flights, so it's launching Google Flights, a new search tool complete with a calendar and dates with the cheapest prices. Google Flights' calendar gives dates with the cheapest prices in ...

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Google banks on apps with $25m domain purchase - TrustedReviews

February 27, 2015 - 8:48am

Google banks on apps with $25m domain purchase
TrustedReviews
The search engine giant managed to scoop the prize domain at an auction held by net authority Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). ICANN is currently in the process of rolling out brand new web domains, many of which are ...

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Twitter Inc Tripled Its Staff For Handling Abuse Reports - ValueWalk

February 27, 2015 - 8:35am

ValueWalk

Twitter Inc Tripled Its Staff For Handling Abuse Reports
ValueWalk
Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) claims it has taken some big steps to curb the growing abuse and trolling problem on its network. The rampant nature of the issue can be gathered from the fact that the company received five times more abuse reports than it did six ...

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VLC returns to iOS, now spans desktop, Android and Windows Phone - CNET

February 27, 2015 - 8:07am

CNET

VLC returns to iOS, now spans desktop, Android and Windows Phone
CNET
The "plays everything" media player is back on the Apple App Store, and this latest release adds new features such as better support for Ultra HD content. by Aloysius Low · @longadin; 28 February 2015, 1:00 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
VLC gets new version across all platforms, including Android TVGigaom
VLC hits iOS, Android — Windows Phone in open betaSlashGear
VLC gets first major release across Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS ...VentureBeat
TIME -9 to 5 Google -PCWorld
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California leads nation in pedestrian deaths -- again - Los Angeles Times

February 27, 2015 - 7:01am

Los Angeles Times

California leads nation in pedestrian deaths -- again
Los Angeles Times
For the second year in a row, California had the country's highest number of pedestrian fatalities, new statistics indicate. About 700 pedestrians died in motor vehicle incidents in California in 2014, according preliminary findings released by the Governors ...
Pedestrian fatalities decline in ColoradoDenver Business Journal
GHSA: Estimated 2014 pedestrian deaths expected to remain almost the same ...West Texas News
Study: Pedestrian Fatality Rates Still High in 2014Cars.com News (blog)
Washington Post -Nashua Telegraph -Valley News
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Google backtracks on 'explicit' Blogger content ban - ZDNet (blog)

February 27, 2015 - 5:52am

Times of India

Google backtracks on 'explicit' Blogger content ban
ZDNet (blog)
Google has reversed the decision to ban explicit sexual content on Blogger. screen-shot-2015-02-27-at-11-40-. On Friday, in an update by Social Product Support Manager Jessica Pelegio on Google's Product Forums, the tech giant said in light of feedback ...
Google won't ban adult content on Blogger after allEngadget
Google backs down on Blogger porn banTrustedReviews
Google reverses decision to ban adult content on BloggerThe Verge
ITProPortal -Modern Readers (blog) -The Guardian
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What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One ... - Digital Trends

February 27, 2015 - 5:07am

Digital Trends

What to expect at Mobile World Congress 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6, HTC One ...
Digital Trends
CES is long gone and it's been a mighty cold winter ever since we left the desert. Now it's time to pack our bags and move to a sunnier locale — Barcelona, Spain — for the biggest mobile tech show in Europe. Mobile World Congress officially opens its doors ...
Galaxy S6 with dual-edge screen leaked onlineGMA News
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge appear in Sprint advertising leakAusdroid
New leaked photos show clearest view of Samsung's Galaxy S6 yetMashable
CNET -Business Today
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New hack exploiting router vulnerabilities discovered in Brazil - ITProPortal

February 27, 2015 - 4:20am

PCWorld

New hack exploiting router vulnerabilities discovered in Brazil
ITProPortal
A new hacking technique was spotted in Brazil, using vulnerabilities in the user's home router to divert the victim to a fake site and steal his personal data. The technique, first spotted by the security firm Proofpoint, exploits security flaws in home routers in ...
Phishers strike routers as hackers get smarterComputer Business Review
Spam Uses Default Passwords to Hack RoutersKrebs on Security
Hackers exploit router flaws in unusual pharming attackCSO Online

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Toyota unveils hydrogen-powered electric car Toyota Mirai that charges in just ... - Empire State Tribune

February 27, 2015 - 3:07am

Empire State Tribune

Toyota unveils hydrogen-powered electric car Toyota Mirai that charges in just ...
Empire State Tribune
Japanese automaker Toyota has taken the wraps off its very own Toyota Mirai electric car which is powered by hydrogen fuel cells and charges very fast in just three minutes. The Japanese word “Mirai” which means “future,” in English, is a perfect name for ...
Toyota Rolled Out the Toyota Mirai Electric Car that Charges in 3 MinutesMirror Daily
Toyota begins production of its first hydrogen fuel cell carComputerworld
Toyota's Mirai electric car runs on hydrogen fuel cells, charges in 3 minutesNational Monitor
Arkansas Online -Lexology (registration)
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Google Just Made It Easier to Search for Flights Online - TIME

February 27, 2015 - 1:51am

LocalNews8.com

Google Just Made It Easier to Search for Flights Online
TIME
Much like most flight-comparison sites, Google offers a range of fares and available flight options. Photo: Google. But for undecided travelers, the newest feature lets users plug in countries or whole regions. For example, enter “flights to Europe” and a map will ...
You want the best flight deal? Google itWKBT La Crosse

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