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Whatsapp blasted over government access - The Australian

June 19, 2015 - 5:11pm

Whatsapp blasted over government access
The Australian
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has blasted WhatsApp, the mobile messaging app bought by Facebook last year, for not requiring a warrant from governments seeking user information, for not disclosing its policies on turning over data, and for other issues.

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European Regulators Lay Out Demands and Fines in Google Antitrust Case - New York Times

June 19, 2015 - 4:10pm

New York Times

European Regulators Lay Out Demands and Fines in Google Antitrust Case
New York Times
LONDON — Europe's antitrust authorities have threatened to impose significant fines on Google's operations on the Continent if the company does not give rivals greater prominence in some search results across the 28-member bloc. The move — outlined in ...
European regulators spell out demands in antitrust case against GoogleVentureBeat
EU Demands Major Changes to Google's Search RankingsWall Street Journal
European Commission to hit Google with fines 'large enough to act as a ...9 to 5 Google
PCWorld -TheStreet.com
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WikiLeaks Unloads Second Batch Of Sony Files Into Its Database - TechCrunch

June 19, 2015 - 4:09pm

Hollywood Reporter

WikiLeaks Unloads Second Batch Of Sony Files Into Its Database
TechCrunch
It seems like Sony just can't catch a break. On Thursday, WikiLeaks added 276,394 more private documents, emails and financial files, leaked from the embattled tech and media giant, into its database. The files, which relate mostly to legal and financial ...
WikiLeaks Releases Additional 200000 Sony Hack EmailsHollywood Reporter
Sony Hack: WikiLeaks Releases New Batch of 270000 DocumentsVariety
WikiLeaks dumps even more Sony filesUSA TODAY
NewsFactor Network -Japan Today
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Twitter is testing an easier way to find and buy products - Macworld

June 19, 2015 - 12:34pm

Macworld

Twitter is testing an easier way to find and buy products
Macworld
Brands will now have product pages with relevant tweets, pricing info, and a buy button. Oscar Raymundo | @oscarraymundo. Staff Writer, Macworld. Jun 19, 2015 10:34 AM; e-mail; print. Twitter has long been a platform for sharing cool finds, and now Twitter ...
Twitter tests dedicated pages and curated collections for products and placesVentureBeat
Twitter Gets More Shoppable With Product Pages And CollectionsTechCrunch
Twitter Steps Up Its E-Commerce Game With New Product Pages And Influencer ...International Business Times
SlashGear -Adweek
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Google to remove 'revenge porn' from search results - USA TODAY

June 19, 2015 - 12:15pm

9 to 5 Google

Google to remove 'revenge porn' from search results
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO —In a significant step to combat "revenge porn," Google will honor requests to remove from search results nude or sexually explicit images posted on the Internet without consent. Google says it will remove the search results the same way it ...
Google to Remove Revenge-Porn Results From Internet SearchesBloomberg
Google Will Honor Requests To Remove “Revenge Porn” From Search ResultsTechCrunch
Google bans revenge porn tooFusion
The Hill -Search Engine Land -BuzzFeed News
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Roku interactive ads wade into potentially creepy territory - PCWorld

June 19, 2015 - 11:00am

PCWorld

Roku interactive ads wade into potentially creepy territory
PCWorld
A new type of advertisement on Roku devices is raising privacy concerns among some users. Roku is partnering with a company called Innovid to offer interactive advertisements. The ads could allow users to play a game, view current sales, or browse a ...
You can run but not hide: Roku to begin rolling out interactive ads on certain ...Digital Trends
Roku squashes fears about ads tracking other devices in your homeTechHive
Roku to start playing interactive, targeted video adsSlashGear
Engadget -TrustedReviews
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WikiLeaks dumps even more Sony files - USA TODAY

June 19, 2015 - 10:42am

IBNLive

WikiLeaks dumps even more Sony files
USA TODAY
The computer hacking nightmare just won't end for Sony. On Thursday, WikiLeaks released what they called "Sony Files Part 2," dumping 276,394 more private documents, emails and financial data onto their servers for the world to see. Loading… Post to ...
WikiLeaks dumps 276000 more documents from Sony hackEconomic Times
Sony Documents Released By WikiLeaks; Include Apple Inc. 4K AmbitionsBidness ETC
WikiLeaks dumps Sony Files Part 2, includes 276394 more private documents ...Inferse
ValueWalk -India Today -Cult of Mac
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Is facial recognition tech really a threat to privacy? - BBC News

June 19, 2015 - 10:41am

BBC News

Is facial recognition tech really a threat to privacy?
BBC News
Facebook has decided not to offer its photo-sharing app Moments in Europe because of regulator concerns over its facial recognition technology. And earlier this week, talks between US tech firms and privacy campaigners broke down over fears about how ...
Facebook (FB) Stock Declining as 'Moments' App Not Offered in EuropeTheStreet.com
Facebook Moments not coming to Europe because of worries about site's facial ...The Independent
Facebook Photo App Unavailable In EuropeRTT News
Engadget -WebProNews -TrustedReviews
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Sony has no intentions to let you play old PS3 games on your PS4 - Mashable

June 19, 2015 - 10:23am

Mashable

Sony has no intentions to let you play old PS3 games on your PS4
Mashable
We learned this week that you'll be able play old Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One, a move that drew huge cheers from gamers at E3 2015. Fans weren't the only ones surprised by Microsoft's concession to offering backward compatibility. Shuhei Yoshida ...
Sony worried it was 'risky' to put a female hero at the heart of a big new gameWashington Post (blog)
E3 2015 Wasn't as Good as the Games Industry Would Like You to BelieveNDTV

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Nokia phones could rise again in 2016, CEO says - PCWorld

June 19, 2015 - 10:12am

PCWorld

Nokia phones could rise again in 2016, CEO says
PCWorld
If you had any doubt that Nokia wants to return to the phone business in 2016, allow CEO Rajeev Suri to extinguish them for you. “”We will look for suitable partners,” Suri told the German language Manager Magazin (read the Google Translate version).
Nokia Confirms Plan To Return To Phone Market In 2016TechCrunch
Nokia Announces New Smartphone Plans For 2016Forbes
Was the Nokia 3210 the greatest phone of all time?The Guardian
eWeek -Wireless Week -Tech News Today
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Apple only sells Retina iOS devices now - The Verge

June 19, 2015 - 10:00am

TechCrunch

Apple only sells Retina iOS devices now
The Verge
Apple has stopped selling the original iPad mini, removing the particularly old hardware from its iPad lineup and standardizing the remaining models around Retina displays and 64-bit processors. The original iPad mini was announced in October of 2012, ...
Apple Store Stops Selling The Original iPad MiniTechCrunch
First-gen iPad mini vanishes from Apple's store, leaving only Retina modelsApple Insider
Apple's original iPad Mini no longer available online & at retailSlashGear
International Business Times -Ars Technica (blog) -BGR
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Mariane Pearl: Revisiting the Cuba of My Youth - New York Times

June 19, 2015 - 9:06am

New York Times

Mariane Pearl: Revisiting the Cuba of My Youth
New York Times
My cousin Julia's porch in Havana is bare, except for three plastic chairs and a bench, but her front yard is a local hot spot where everyday life unfolds. On my last visit there, our gaze fell on a skinny man with green eyes and skin the color of dark chocolate ...
Cuba Finally Addresses Its Insanely Expensive and Inaccessible InternetGizmodo
Cuba to launch first public WiFi serviceTaipei Times
Cuba's web entrepreneurs search for US clientsgulfnews.com
Siliconrepublic.com -Engadget -Havana Times
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Sigma's Newest Full-Frame Wide Zoom Lens Has A Constant F2 Aperture - TechCrunch

June 19, 2015 - 8:51am

TechCrunch

Sigma's Newest Full-Frame Wide Zoom Lens Has A Constant F2 Aperture
TechCrunch
Sigma has a new zoom lens that could be the perfect walk around lens for street photographer: A 24-35mm zoom lens designed for full-frame cameras, with a unique feature that's sure to add to its versatility – a constant, wide open f2 aperture. It's a lens that ...
Sigma's New Full-Frame Zoom Is the Fastest EverPC Magazine
The New Sigma 24-35mm f/2 Art Lens is Like 3 Prime Lenses in 1 ZoomPetaPixel (blog)
Start saving now: Sigma reveals full-frame 24-35mm f2 lensCNET
Fstoppers -Popular Photography Magazine -Digital Trends
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Virtual reality can bring a new dimension to business​ - The Guardian

June 19, 2015 - 8:45am

The Guardian

Virtual reality can bring a new dimension to business​
The Guardian
'It was mind-blowing.' Patrick Walker of Rightster tries out the Oculus Rift. Photograph: Rightster/PR. Sponsored by: SAP. Patrick Walker. CEO, Rightster. Friday 19 June 2015 09.45 EDT Last modified on Friday 19 June 2015 10.23 EDT. Share on Facebook ...
At E3, creators highlight virtual reality's progressThe Denver Post
Facebook-owned Oculus out to let people touch virtual worldsIBNLive
The Oculus Rift Touch Controller, Hands OnTom's Hardware
Engadget
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FCC: Telcos can block robocalls and spam texts for you - Engadget

June 19, 2015 - 7:42am

Engadget

FCC: Telcos can block robocalls and spam texts for you
Engadget
The Federal Communications Commission has just made it clear that customers can ask carriers to block illegal robocalls and spam messages for them -- and that telcos can legally do so. In a 3-2 vote, the commission has passed a proposal that makes it ...
Our National Robocalling Nightmare May Soon Be OverTIME
It's about to become a lot harder for telemarketers to spam your phone with ...Business Insider
FCC passes new limits on robocallersNaples Daily News
InsideCounsel -Nasdaq
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Nest introduces new generation of products and all new mobile app to control ... - Phone Arena

June 19, 2015 - 4:48am

Phone Arena

Nest introduces new generation of products and all new mobile app to control ...
Phone Arena
Google's home automation unit, Nest, did not play a role at Google I/O last month, but that could be due to the company had its own plans, like introducing an all-new line-up of products, and a new single app to run them all. Nest's cornerstone products, the ...
Nest Refreshes Entire Product LineM2M Now (press release) (blog)
Nest Cam Embodies Stale Innovation In “Connected Home” SpaceTechCrunch
Google Challenges Apple for Home-Controlled DevicesiDigitalTimes.com
The Hindu -The Verge -DeviceMAG
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Accelerating a career in sports car production - Telegraph.co.uk

June 19, 2015 - 4:41am

Telegraph.co.uk

Accelerating a career in sports car production
Telegraph.co.uk
Being a bottle-washer may be a byword for doing a lowly job, but does designing a washer bottle make you a lowly engineer? That depends on the car you are designing it for. For Nazia Ali, a project engineer at Jaguar Land Rover, working for six months on ...
Jaguar adapts NASA tech to monitor drivers' brainwavesEngadget
Jaguar Land Rover researches on NASA tech to monitor brain waves of DriversUncover Michigan
Jaguar Uses NASA's Technology To Monitor Brainwaves Of DriversUbergizmo (blog)
The Tech Portal -Auto Service World -BusinessTech
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'Edge Of Nowhere' Demo At E3 2015 Revealed More Of Oculus Rift; Insomniac ... - KpopStarz

June 18, 2015 - 10:40pm

KpopStarz

'Edge Of Nowhere' Demo At E3 2015 Revealed More Of Oculus Rift; Insomniac ...
KpopStarz
Virtual reality games has been big for gamers ever since it was introduced and at the recently held Electronics Entertainment Expo, it was confirmed that Insomniac Games would have "Edge Of Nowhere" working on Oculus Rift in the future. Like Us on ...
Edge of Nowhere a strong argument for third-person, gamepad games in VRGamasutra
Oculus Rift to launch consumer version in 2016Rappler
E3: I Got to Try the Consumer Version of Oculus RiftMaximum PC
Tom's Guide -Digital Trends -Mashable
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Samsung to plug security hole on Galaxy smartphones - PCWorld

June 18, 2015 - 6:15pm

Heavy.com

Samsung to plug security hole on Galaxy smartphones
PCWorld
Samsung will update the security software on its Galaxy smartphones to address a flaw that researchers warned could let attackers access people's devices. Earlier in the week, researchers at NowSecure, a mobile security company, identified the flaw in ...
Samsung announces a fix for wide-reaching Galaxy keyboard exploitEngadget
Samsung to issue security fix for 600 million Galaxy phonesZDNet
Samsung To Issue Fix For SwiftKey Keyboard Bug Affecting Galaxy S6 In ...International Business Times
Gizmodo -Ubergizmo (blog)
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E3 2015: Mighty No. 9 has built-in speed runs - TechnologyTell

June 18, 2015 - 6:00pm

TechnologyTell

E3 2015: Mighty No. 9 has built-in speed runs
TechnologyTell
At my very first E3, and my very first appointment, I was able to see Mighty No. 9. Seeing the banner with all the new characters and sitting down to test out the controls brought me way back to a time when all I could think about was Mega Man. Yeah, I was one ...
'Mega Man' creator says Japanese publishers need to 'wake up'Engadget

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