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Apple-IBM Deal Snaps BlackBerry Rally on Turnaround Doubt - Businessweek

July 17, 2014 - 3:48pm

Apple-IBM Deal Snaps BlackBerry Rally on Turnaround Doubt
Businessweek
Shares of the company, which had surged 54 percent under Chen's leadership this year, slumped the most since November yesterday after Apple Inc. (AAPL:US) and International Business Machines Corp. (IBM:US) unveiled a pact to collaborate on business ...

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2015 Ford Mustang power figures released - New York Daily News

July 17, 2014 - 3:35pm

New York Daily News

2015 Ford Mustang power figures released
New York Daily News
Ford has finally put a nail in definite power figures for the hotly-anticipated 2015 Mustang, and they certainly do not disappoint. Power figures for the 3.5-liter V-6 and 5.0-liter V-8 that carry over from the last generation are similar to their predecessors, but the ...
2015 Ford Mustang Official HorsepowerHot Rod Magazine
New 2015 Ford Mustang Specs: EcoBoost Gets 310 HP, Weighs 3532 LBS, MoreMotor Authority
2015 Ford Mustang GT gets 435-hp V8; full specs releasedAutoWeek
Automobile Magazine -eGMCarTech -autoevolution
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Where to buy Nokia's Lumia 930 - Engadget

July 17, 2014 - 3:16pm

The Hindu

Where to buy Nokia's Lumia 930
Engadget
Nokia's latest flagship Windows Phone, and its last as a company unbeholden to Microsoft, launched in the UK today. The Lumia 930, also known as the Lumia Icon over in the states, marries high-end specs with the newest version of Microsoft's mobile OS, ...
Microsoft moves Nokia manufacturing from China to VietnamZDNet
Nokia Lumia 930 has just one flawThe Australian Financial Review
Nokia's New Strategy: All Lumia, All the TimeMashable
Wall Street Journal -Computerworld -BBC News
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Facebook tests 'buy' button to let users make purchases from their feeds - PCWorld

July 17, 2014 - 1:36pm

Toronto Star

Facebook tests 'buy' button to let users make purchases from their feeds
PCWorld
Facebook is testing a “buy” button that lets users make purchases directly from their news feeds. A limited number of small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. are involved in the test, with the e-commerce feature available to users in Facebook's desktop ...
Facebook launches 'buy' button to let you purchase products in postsTelegraph.co.uk
Facebook Tests Feature to Let People Shop Directly From Its SiteBusinessweek
Facebook Tests Buy Button To Let You Purchase Stuff Without Leaving FacebookTechCrunch
Mashable -Businessinsider India -WebProNews
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Microsoft's relationship with Android just got less complicated - ZDNet

July 17, 2014 - 1:36pm

The Australian Financial Review

Microsoft's relationship with Android just got less complicated
ZDNet
Read this. Microsoft layoffs of 18,000 employees begin · Beyond 12,500 former Nokia employees, who else is Microsoft laying off? Nokia's Android X2 experiment ends · Microsoft to discontinue Nokia Asha and S40 feature phones · Microsoft's plan: A suite of ...
Nokia Lumia 930 has just one flawThe Australian Financial Review
Microsoft's Tough Call to Come on PhonesWall Street Journal
Microsoft lays off 18000, and pulls the plug on Nokia X Android devicesPhones Review
Toronto Star -HEXUS
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Facebook makes another mobile domination play with Mentions app - ZDNet (blog)

July 17, 2014 - 1:07pm

Facebook makes another mobile domination play with Mentions app
ZDNet (blog)
Facebook has rolled out another standalone mobile app, and this time it isn't about just isolating a feature but also separating the riff raff from its elite user base. More about Facebook's infrastructure: Facebook details two years of work to turn on default HTTPS ...

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Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations - Los Angeles Times

July 17, 2014 - 1:05pm

Gamasutra

Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations
Los Angeles Times
Microsoft is shutting down the bulk of its Hollywood unit as part of a broader restructuring at the software giant that will result in 14,000 jobs being cut. Launched in 2012 with big expectations, Xbox Entertainment Studios will wind down operations in the ...
Microsoft abandons plans to take on Netflix with original Xbox TV showsThe Verge
First on Microsoft's chopping block: Original shows for XboxArs Technica
Report: Microsoft to wind down Xbox Entertainment StudiosGamasutra
VentureBeat -Joystiq
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Councilmembers weigh in on Airbnb's controversial new logo - New York Daily News (blog)

July 17, 2014 - 12:36pm

Councilmembers weigh in on Airbnb's controversial new logo
New York Daily News (blog)
The new logo of the apartment-sharing website Airbnb received snarky criticism Thursda from an unlikely corner - members of the City Council. The logo, which is called “Bélo," was unveiling Wednesday with much fanfare, described by the company asa ...

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Xbox One Sales Double In June, Says Microsoft - Arcade Sushi

July 17, 2014 - 12:32pm

GameZone

Xbox One Sales Double In June, Says Microsoft
Arcade Sushi
The Xbox One might finally be seeing some momentum shift its way, as Microsoft reports that sales of the new console doubled in the month of June compared to May. Xbox Wire reported the good news, citing a “strong spike in interest in our Xbox One ...
Xbox One Sales Are Better Without Kinect, TooUproxx

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Nokia Lumia 930 now available on Vodafone UK - HEXUS

July 17, 2014 - 12:31pm

Toronto Star

Nokia Lumia 930 now available on Vodafone UK
HEXUS
17th July, 2014: The NEW 4G Nokia Lumia 930 is now available in-store at Vodafone UK bringing you the best of Windows in a smartphone plus an exclusive launch offer including free £40 app voucher, DC-50 Wireless Charging Plate and MD-12 Wireless ...
Nokia's Feature Phones Bite The DustUbergizmo
Memo from Microsoft exec Elop announcing job cutsMiamiHerald.com
Nokia Cyan update causing problems for some Windows Phone 8.1 devicesFirstpost

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Microsoft to discontinue Nokia Asha and S40 feature phones - ZDNet

July 17, 2014 - 12:11pm

Firstpost

Microsoft to discontinue Nokia Asha and S40 feature phones
ZDNet
Just a couple of days ago, I wondered whether Microsoft would focus on the high-volume, low cost market with its products, or the lower-volume, higher cost one. ashaphones. On the mobile phone front, it looks like we now have an answer: Both. But running ...
Microsoft's Tough Call to Come on PhonesWall Street Journal
As it lays off workers, Microsoft also kills its low-end Nokia X smartphonesComputerworld
Microsoft calls end to Android Nokia X smartphonesBBC News
USA TODAY -The Guardian -Register
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iPhone 6 camera could utilize 13MP Sony Exmor sensor - TechnologyTell

July 17, 2014 - 11:58am

TrustedReviews

iPhone 6 camera could utilize 13MP Sony Exmor sensor
TechnologyTell
iPhone 6 could utilize 13MP Sony Exmor sensor Traditional cameras have fallen by the wayside because of smartphones—the iPhone in particular. The iPhone has slowly become the most common camera device for the average consumer, and that change ...
Apple iPhone 6 Camera May Use Sony Exmor IMX220 SensorInternational Business Times
iPhone 6 Camera to Receive Huge Upgrade Thanks to SonyTechnoBuffalo
iPhone 6 camera may jump to 13 megapixelsCNET (blog)
BGR -TrustedReviews
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From Here To Outer Space: 2015 Toyota Sienna Inspires Unexpected Adventures - Wall Street Journal

July 17, 2014 - 11:34am

From Here To Outer Space: 2015 Toyota Sienna Inspires Unexpected Adventures
Wall Street Journal
TORRANCE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A toddler rockets into space. A family's imagination runs wild. A father begins a curious conversation. With a little creativity, some CGI effects and a bit of ironic humor, the redesigned 2015 Toyota Sienna is the ...

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Facebook Launches an App for Famous People Only - Mashable

July 17, 2014 - 10:52am

SlashGear

Facebook Launches an App for Famous People Only
Mashable
Facebook rolled out a new iOS app on Thursday for celebrities and public figures, making it easier for them to interact with fans. The app, Facebook Mentions, lets users see what fans are saying in a dedicated mentions feed and start mobile Q&As. See also: ...
Facebook launches iPhone app exclusively for famous peopleBoston Herald
Facebook Launches 'Mentions,' The Exclusive FB App For Playing The Fame ...TechCrunch
Facebook Mentions app: for celebrities, not youSlashGear
Engadget -9 to 5 Mac -Re/code
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Upgraded Tiny Smart Cars Revealed - PC Magazine

July 17, 2014 - 9:26am

Upgraded Tiny Smart Cars Revealed
PC Magazine
The Smart ForTwo and ForFour from Daimler AG's Smart Automobile, are expected to launch in Europe this winter. 0shares. Smart ForFour car. Smart, self-driving vehicles may be all the rage in manufacturers' test labs, but another kind of "smart" car is hitting ...

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From Here To Outer Space: 2015 Toyota Sienna Inspires Unexpected Adventures - MarketWatch

July 17, 2014 - 9:03am

From Here To Outer Space: 2015 Toyota Sienna Inspires Unexpected Adventures
MarketWatch
TORRANCE, Calif., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A toddler rockets into space. A family's imagination runs wild. A father begins a curious conversation. With a little creativity, some CGI effects and a bit of ironic humor, the redesigned 2015 Toyota Sienna is the ...
Small Updates for the Connected FamilyMotorTrend Magazine
2015 Toyota Sienna Debuts with Updated Styling, Loudspeaker for Shouting at ...Car and Driver
Toyota's Swagger Wagon returns with a refreshed interiorCNET (blog)
Edmunds.com -Automobile Magazine -AutoWeek
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Meet Jibo, the robot that wants to join your family (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

July 17, 2014 - 8:54am

Meet Jibo, the robot that wants to join your family (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
An MIT professor has invented Jibo, a social robot that can act as a personal assistant, speak, learn, and interact with people in a 'humanized' fashion. By Jacob Axelrad, Staff Writer July 16, 2014. About video ads. "The Jetsons," "Star Wars," and "Wall-E" each ...

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Google Shouldn't Worry About the Apple, IBM Deal...Yet - PC Magazine

July 17, 2014 - 8:49am

Google Shouldn't Worry About the Apple, IBM Deal...Yet
PC Magazine
Apple and IBM's partnership is big news, but why? There are still many unanswered questions about the deal. 0shares. IBM and Appel. Despite all the digital ink already spilled over the Apple-IBM partnership, it's not really clear what exactly these companies ...

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Smart to offer four-seat vehicle - USA TODAY

July 17, 2014 - 8:26am

USA TODAY

Smart to offer four-seat vehicle
USA TODAY
Smart is going to take another run at offering a four-seat car in Europe, not just the two-seater super-mini for which it is known. The Mercedes-Benz unit will offer two models, the two-seater ForTwo that remains as short as ever, and the ForFour, which is still ...

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Apple reaches settlement with New York State AG over e-book pricing lawsuit - InsideCounsel

July 17, 2014 - 8:16am

InsideCounsel

Apple reaches settlement with New York State AG over e-book pricing lawsuit
InsideCounsel
While Apple announced that it had reached a tentative settlement with New York State regulators in June over allegations that it fixed e-books prices, it did not reveal the terms of that agreement. On July 16, however, New York Attorney General Eric ...

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