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Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach - ZDNet

April 20, 2016 - 3:35pm

ZDNet

Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach
ZDNet
Five years after a hack exposed the data of 77 million users, Sony is finally adding two-factor authentication to its PlayStation Network. The company did not provide details on the new service, but did say it was still under development and would be ...
PlayStation Network is adding two-factor sign-insEngadget
PlayStation Network Is Getting Two-Factor Authentication To Better Protect UsersTech Times
PlayStation Network will soon offer two-factor authenticationSlashGear
GameSpot -Ubergizmo -Game Rant -Polygon
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Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach - ZDNet

April 20, 2016 - 3:35pm

ZDNet

Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach
ZDNet
Five years after a hack exposed the data of 77 million users, Sony is finally adding two-factor authentication to its PlayStation Network. The company did not provide details on the new service, but did say it was still under development and would be ...

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Comcast to allow some TV customers to ditch set-top box - USA TODAY

April 20, 2016 - 2:52pm

USA TODAY

Comcast to allow some TV customers to ditch set-top box
USA TODAY
Cable giant Comcast said Wednesday it will allow some customers to watch cable TV without leasing a set-top box, responding to federal regulators' heightened efforts to open up the pay-TV set-top box market. In a limited initiative that will be ...
Comcast will bring its Xfinity app to Roku and Samsung Smart TVs this yearThe Verge
Comcast teaming with Samsung, Roku to ditch set-topsFierceCable
Comcast Xfinity heads to Roku and Samsung TVs without a boxEngadget
Multichannel News -SlashGear -Liliputing -Business Wire (press release)
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Facebook Messenger launches Group Calling to become your phone - TechCrunch

April 20, 2016 - 2:26pm

TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger launches Group Calling to become your phone
TechCrunch
Jump on the party line or hear the voices of your whole family with Facebook Messenger's latest feature. Rolling out globally over the next 24 hours on Android and iOS for free, users can start a group VoIP audio call from any group chat. Just tap the ...
How 'Bots' Can Drive Revenues For Facebook's Messenger?Forbes
Facebook Messenger now lets anyone make group callsVentureBeat
Is Your Brand Ready for the Messaging App Marketing Revolution?Business 2 Community
SocialTimes -Re/code -Business Insider -Seeking Alpha
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Dunks come to Rocket League next week with Hoops update - VentureBeat

April 20, 2016 - 1:55pm

VentureBeat

Dunks come to Rocket League next week with Hoops update
VentureBeat
Rocket League will get a Hoops Mode update on Tuesday that will introduce a new way to play the popular digital auto sport. It debuts simultaneously on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Steam. This free addition enables players to take their matches to a ...
'Rocket League' basketball update lands on April 26thEngadget

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Wait! The Web Isn't Dead After All! (Google Made Sure of It) - WIRED

April 20, 2016 - 12:47pm

WIRED

Wait! The Web Isn't Dead After All! (Google Made Sure of It)
WIRED
In a WIRED cover story that summer, then-editor-in-chief Chris Anderson proclaimed the demise of the World Wide Web—that vast, interconnected, wonderfully egalitarian universe of internet pages and services we can visit through browser software ...
Google says Chrome now has more than 1 billion users on mobileTechCrunch
Chrome for Android and iOS passes 1 billion monthly active usersVentureBeat
Chrome OS gets Material Design makeover in version 50Ars Technica
BetaNews -Business Insider -9 to 5 Google -Android Central
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Inbox by Gmail now helps you track calendar events, save links and stay on top of newsletters - TechCrunch

April 20, 2016 - 11:06am

TechCrunch

Inbox by Gmail now helps you track calendar events, save links and stay on top of newsletters
TechCrunch
update-v3 Google is launching an update to Inbox by Gmail today that adds three new features to the company's Gmail-based next-gen email client for the web and mobile. Probably the most interesting of these new features is that Inbox can now help you ...
Google's Inbox now tracks your events, newsletters, and saved linksVentureBeat
Inbox Gets Support For Streamlined Events, Glanceable Newsletters, And Saved LinksAndroid Police
Google Inbox can keep up with your changing calendarEngadget
Phandroid.com -9 to 5 Google -BetaNews -PhoneDog
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Star Fox Zero review: What's Star Fox 64 times zero? - Ars Technica

April 20, 2016 - 10:35am

Ars Technica

Star Fox Zero review: What's Star Fox 64 times zero?
Ars Technica
All other issues aside, weaving through the canyons and waterfalls of Corneria city is still pretty great. Game Details. Developer: Nintendo/Platinum Games Publisher: Nintendo Platform: Wii U Release Date: April 22, 2016. ESRB Rating: E-10+. Price: $60
Star Fox Guard: The Kotaku ReviewKotaku
Star Fox Zero ReviewGameSpot
'Star Fox Zero' Is What Happens When Wii U Gamepad Integration Goes WrongForbes
The Verge -WIRED -Destructoid -VentureBeat
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GIPHY Launches on Android, Find GIFs For Every Occasion - Android Headlines - Android News

April 20, 2016 - 10:29am

Android Headlines - Android News

GIPHY Launches on Android, Find GIFs For Every Occasion
Android Headlines - Android News
GIPHY, which most of you may know as one of the largest databases for finding GIFs, has finally made its way onto Android. GIPHY is actually already part of Twitter's new GIF feature on their social network, allowing you to quickly search for a GIF and ...
Giphy Brings The Gift Of All The Gifs To AndroidAndroid Police
Giphy for Android gets a small updateTechCrunch
Giphy for Android can now share GIFs to other appsThe Verge
Ubergizmo -Engadget -Droid Life (press release) (blog) -PR Newswire (press release)
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Apple updates MacBook with new internals - Fox News

April 20, 2016 - 9:56am

Fox News

Apple updates MacBook with new internals
Fox News
Apple has updated its thinnest and most radical MacBook line for the first time since the line made its debut last year. The new 12-inch MacBooks get new silicon and better battery life, among other things. The external design remains the same. The 12 ...
Intel Cuts Jobs And Plans Product Exits, And VMware Sparks Turnaround HopesSeeking Alpha
New 12-inch MacBook (2016): It Ain't Broke, So Little To Fix -- Except PriceForbes
Apple Rolls Out New 12-Inch MacBook: Rose Gold, Longer Battery Life And Updated Core M ProcessorsTech Times
Firstpost -News Every day -Peninsula On-line -Vine Report
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Corning Announces 'Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass' - iClarified

April 20, 2016 - 9:08am

iClarified

Corning Announces 'Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass'
iClarified
Corning has announced the availability of 'Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass', a new extension to its portfolio of cover glass features. With Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass, device manufacturers can now expand their options for device design by adding multi ...
Corning can now print images directly onto its Gorilla GlassThe Verge
Corning can now print high-res images on its Gorilla GlassEngadget
Vibrant Corning Gorilla Glass paves way for bright multi-color logosSlashGear
TechSpot -Ubergizmo
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Ford Pays Up for Tesla's 64th Model X SUV - Bloomberg

April 20, 2016 - 7:51am

Bloomberg

Ford Pays Up for Tesla's 64th Model X SUV
Bloomberg
Ford Motor Co. paid $199,950 -- $55,000 more than the sticker price -- to buy one of the first sport utility vehicles made by Tesla Motors Inc., according to vehicle registration documents obtained by Bloomberg. The white Model X is a Founders Series ...
Early Tesla Model X customers report doors won't close, windshield causes double-visionMLive.com
Tesla Model X ReviewSeeking Alpha
Tesla Autopilot System Prevents Accident, Saves Life Of DriverTech Times
ValueWalk -Digital Trends -Forbes -InvestCorrectly
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China's LeEco unveils its first electric vehicle - Los Angeles Times

April 20, 2016 - 5:26am

Los Angeles Times

China's LeEco unveils its first electric vehicle
Los Angeles Times
LeEco, the Chinese company behind the secretive Gardena automaker Faraday Future, unveiled its first mainstream model car Wednesday in Beijing: a sleek, white four-door electric sedan with suicide doors called the LeSEE. The company had shown a ...
China's LeEco teases its very own autonomous electric carEngadget
LeEco shows off its 'LeSee' all-electric car concept [Gallery]Electrek

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Japan's Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests - Washington Post

April 20, 2016 - 4:55am

Toronto Star

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors finds falsified fuel mileage tests
Washington Post
TOKYO — Mitsubishi Motors Corp., the Japanese automaker tarnished by a massive recall-cover-up 15 years ago, owned up to another scandal Wednesday, saying employees had intentionally falsified fuel mileage test data for several vehicle models.
Mitsubishi Motors admits it falsified fuel consumption dataUSA TODAY
Mitsubishi Motors says it manipulated fuel economy tests, shares tumbleReuters
Mitsubishi Motors Finds Improprieties in Its Fuel-Economy TestsWall Street Journal
WJXT Jacksonville -NBCNews.com -Gizmodo -International Business Times
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Samsung Galaxy S7 goes for gold (and pink) - CNET

April 20, 2016 - 1:40am

CNET

Samsung Galaxy S7 goes for gold (and pink)
CNET
Samsung's new pink gold option. Samsung. On Wednesday, Samsung announced that it would release another colour option for the Galaxy S7 and s7 Edge flagship phones, joining the storied ranks of black onyx, gold platinum, white pearl and silver titanium ...
Samsung follows suit with 'pink gold' S7 line, launches Samsung Pay in SingaporeZDNet
Samsung's Galaxy S7 phones get pink option that isn't rose goldEngadget
Pink gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge now available in Korea, coming soon to other marketsPhone Arena
Gizmodo -PhoneDog -androidandme.com -9 to 5 Google
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Samsung follows suit with 'pink gold' S7 line, launches Samsung Pay in Singapore - ZDNet

April 20, 2016 - 1:13am

ZDNet

Samsung follows suit with 'pink gold' S7 line, launches Samsung Pay in Singapore
ZDNet
More than six months after Apple released the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus in rose gold, Samsung has announced that the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are now available in "pink gold". The new pink gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have debuted in Korea, and will soon be ...
Samsung Galaxy S7 goes for gold (with pink)CNET
Samsung launches pink gold versions of Galaxy S7 and S7 EdgeMashable
Samsung scores exclusive Weather Channel app with edge alerts and smart alarmPhone Arena
SlashGear -Bitbag -Tech Times -Android Headlines - Android News
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Yahoo results show pressure facing board - WTSP.com

April 20, 2016 - 12:03am

WTSP.com

Yahoo results show pressure facing board
WTSP.com
Yahoo's adjusted first quarter results edged past Wall Street expectations, but falling sales and a bleaker outlook reflected heavy competitive pressure pushing the board to consider a sale. After the company released its financials on Tuesday, several ...

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Google thinks Google.com is a dangerous website - Engadget

April 19, 2016 - 11:05pm

Engadget

Google thinks Google.com is a dangerous website
Engadget
Google's Safe Browsing Site Status checker lists, well, Google.com as a partially dangerous website, a Reddit user has discovered. It warns that "some pages on this website redirect visitors to dangerous [ones] that install malware on visitors' computers.
Google warns 760000 websites: 'You've been hijacked' - but many are infected again in daysZDNet
Google Warns Users About a Dangerous Website Called Google.comGizmodo
Why Google is warning that 'google.com' is 'partially dangerous'Washington Post
ValueWalk -eWeek (blog) -Daily News & Analysis
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VW says trial 'won't be necessary' after it reveals its dirty diesel fix - ConsumerAffairs

April 19, 2016 - 10:33pm

ConsumerAffairs

VW says trial 'won't be necessary' after it reveals its dirty diesel fix
ConsumerAffairs
ConsumerAffairs' founder and former editor, Jim Hood formerly headed Associated Press Broadcast News, directing coverage of major news events worldwide. He also served as Senior Vice President of United Press International and was the founder and ...

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Intel slashing 12000 jobs from global workforce - Santa Cruz Sentinel

April 19, 2016 - 8:03pm

Intel slashing 12000 jobs from global workforce
Santa Cruz Sentinel
SANTA CLARA >> Intel is slashing its global workforce by 12,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its employees, as the chip giant grapples with a dramatically shifting market for its products. The workforce shocker is expected to save Intel $750 million this ...

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