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Comparing HTC M8 to iPhone hands-on: Features and specs - Examiner.com

April 12, 2014 - 11:14pm

BGR

Comparing HTC M8 to iPhone hands-on: Features and specs
Examiner.com
HTC's new M8 smartphone, from Verizon Wireless, is available now and eligible for Verizon's buy one get one free deal. Photo shows the HTC M8 beside the smaller iPhone 5.Susan J. Walker. HTC's new M8 smartphone, from Verizon Wireless, is available ...
T-Mobile's CEO Shows Off Gold-Plated HTC One M8Ubergizmo

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Kenneth Burns: Windows XP's demise marks the end of an era - Themountainpress

April 12, 2014 - 11:02pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Kenneth Burns: Windows XP's demise marks the end of an era
Themountainpress
The deadline came and went last week, and I'm pretty sure the world didn't end. But a lot of people still need to upgrade their computers. On Tuesday, April 8, Microsoft ended free support for Windows XP. The company released that version of its flagship ...
US Internal Revenue Service to pay Microsoft 'millions' for an extra year of ...WinBeta
The story behind the famous Windows XP 'Bliss' wallpaperNew York Daily News
7 Tools To Ease Windows XP Migration PainCruxialCIO

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Titanfall's First DLC Map Pack Launches in May - $10 for 3 Maps - The Escapist

April 12, 2014 - 9:25pm

Side Mission

Titanfall's First DLC Map Pack Launches in May - $10 for 3 Maps
The Escapist
Titanfall players will be getting a 2v2 Last Titan Standing mode, and Titan burn cards in a free update, separate from the DLC. As to be expected, Titanfall, this year's big triple A shooter, has a season pass, so developer Respawn Entertainment is hard at work ...
PAX EAST 2014: First DLC Pack Announced for Titanfall, Called 'Expedition'Crave Online
'Titanfall: Expedition' Adds Three New Maps in MayTom's Guide

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Facebook cleaning up News Feed so you get a change of spam - Mobiletor.com

April 12, 2014 - 3:58pm

Mobiletor.com

Facebook cleaning up News Feed so you get a change of spam
Mobiletor.com
As far as we're concerned, Facebook and its recently announced cleanup of News Feed will just mean that we will get a change of spam. The social network may say it's tweaking the way we see stories in our feed, but a strong hunch tells us that many people ...

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Facebook cleaning up News Feed so you get a change of spam - Mobiletor.com

April 12, 2014 - 3:58pm

Mobiletor.com

Facebook cleaning up News Feed so you get a change of spam
Mobiletor.com
As far as we're concerned, Facebook and its recently announced cleanup of News Feed will just mean that we will get a change of spam. The social network may say it's tweaking the way we see stories in our feed, but a strong hunch tells us that many people ...
Facebook Changes: What To ExpectInformationWeek
Facebook Takes Down 'Like-Baiting' PostsHeadlines & Global News
On Zuck's playground you play by Zuck's rules.Upstart

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Social sharers jump on Twitter to say Instagram is down - USA TODAY

April 12, 2014 - 3:58pm

NDTV

Social sharers jump on Twitter to say Instagram is down
USA TODAY
Reports photo and video sharing service Instagram wasn't functioning for part of Saturday lead a stampede of users to gripe on Twitter. Twitter saw a rise in thousands of users complaining they weren't able to share their moments on Instagram, many using ...
Instagram Is Down (Update: It's back!)TechCrunch
Instagram outage, instant outrage onlineCTV News
No Selfies: Instagram Confirms The Service Is DownAtlanta Black Star
PCWorld (blog) -MarketWatch (blog) -Mirror.co.uk
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Marquez grabs pole at Austin GP - MiamiHerald.com

April 12, 2014 - 3:39pm

FOXSports.com

Marquez grabs pole at Austin GP
MiamiHerald.com
AUSTIN, Texas -- Marc Marquez took pole position Saturday for the Grand Prix of the Americas after a series of dominating laps at the site of his first career MotoGP victory. Marquez grabbed his first win at the Circuit of the Americas last season on his way to ...
Marquez grabs pole in AustinSuperSport
MotoGP: Marq'd ManFOXSports.com
MotoGP: Marc Marquez On Top Of The WorldCycle News
Cycleworld -Times of India
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Next Civilization Game Will Ditch the Past for an Alien Future - Wired

April 12, 2014 - 11:05am

Wired

Next Civilization Game Will Ditch the Past for an Alien Future
Wired
Everyone who has played a game in the Civilization series remembers seeing their country nuked by Mahatma Ghandi. In this historical strategy series, players attempt to guide a nation through the ages from its humble beginning to its role as a ...
Civilization: Beyond Earth breaks free from history, heads to the final frontierJoystiq
Civilization: Beyond Earth announced. Civ is going to spacePC Gamer Magazine
Firaxis Returns to Alpha Centauri Turf with Civilization: Beyond Earth,IGN
Ars Technica -The Escapist -games.on.net
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Sprint and Spotify tie-up could be on the cards - Digital Trends

April 12, 2014 - 10:39am

Digital Trends

Sprint and Spotify tie-up could be on the cards
Digital Trends
Music-loving Sprint customers will be encouraged by reports that the wireless carrier is planning to strike an agreement with Spotify. The deal could include free trials, joint billing arrangements and discounts on premium plans, and sources suggest that the ...
Spotify To Partner With Sprinthypebot.com
Spotify, Sprint Plan Music Bundle To Be Unveiled This MonthBillboard
Spotify tipped to expand presence with carrier partnershipSlashGear
Engadget -Android Headlines - Android News -Re/code
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Report: Amazon's first smartphone to be revealed in June, ships by September - Digital Trends

April 12, 2014 - 10:39am

Digital Trends

Report: Amazon's first smartphone to be revealed in June, ships by September
Digital Trends
According to a report in the Wall Street Journal today, Amazon is preparing to announce the company's first smartphone before the end of June and potentially eyeing September as a release window. Similar to the online retailer's push to take on competitors ...
Amazon to Release 3-D Smartphone, As The Battle of Tech Conglomerates ...Bustle
Amazon to release a smartphone later this year (Report)TheCelebrityCafe.com
Amazon phone: Forget the 3D gimmicks. It's all about the priceCNET
TechSpot -MarketWatch -Phones Review
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Microsoft's 5 Next Tests - InformationWeek

April 12, 2014 - 8:08am

Ars Technica

Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
InformationWeek
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables. Windows 8.1 Update 1: 10 Key Changes. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Microsoft has earned a lot of praise ...
Here's how Windows 8.1 Update tries to give you the right UI on any deviceArs Technica
Office in Windows Phone 8.1 will not have new features, just bug fixesWinBeta
The most popular stories on BetaNews this past week: April 6 -- April 12BetaNews
CNET (blog) -Inferse
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Facebook Takes Down 'Like-Baiting' Posts - Headlines & Global News

April 12, 2014 - 7:35am

Headlines & Global News

Facebook Takes Down 'Like-Baiting' Posts
Headlines & Global News
Facebook announced that it will automatically remove “like-baiting “posts that spams the News Feeds of its users. It also plans to penalize pages and marketers that exercise this technique to lure users to their ad pages. (Photo : Reuters). Facebook ...

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Twitter's Problem Isn't A Lack Of Tweeters - Forbes

April 12, 2014 - 5:18am

Techie News

Twitter's Problem Isn't A Lack Of Tweeters
Forbes
There's a good chance if you use Twitter, you've never tried to distill your wisdom into that 140-character window and pressed the tweet button. This is not, never has been and never will be a problem for Twitter, which doesn't rely on you, me or anyone in ...
Twopchart: 44% of Twitter users are silent birdsTechie News
Have you ever tweeted?Financial Express
A staggering number of Twitter accounts have never published a tweet, report ...TechSpot
GigaOM -NBCNews.com -KFBK
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US regulators warn FB, WhatsApp privacy promises - Business Today

April 12, 2014 - 2:57am

Business Today

US regulators warn FB, WhatsApp privacy promises
Business Today
US regulators have warned Facebook and WhatsApp to uphold the data privacy of their users, following the announcement of their $19 billion merger. In a letter to both Facebook and WhatsApp, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that WhatsApp has ...

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Security roundup: Heartbleed OpenSSL bug - Daily Bhaskar

April 12, 2014 - 1:35am

TechWeekEurope UK

Security roundup: Heartbleed OpenSSL bug
Daily Bhaskar
“This release updates OpenSSL to version 1.0.1g, to address potential client-side vectors for CVE-2014-0160”, says the Tor Project. (The OpenSSL bug CVE-2014-0160 is also known as the Heartbleed bug.) The blog post also says the browser itself does not ...
That Heartbleed Worst-Case Scenario Is Possible After AllRe/code
Cloudflare Challenge proves 'worst case scenario' for Heartbleed is actually ...Engadget
F5 Helping Customers Mitigate Heartbleed BugWall Street Journal
ZDNet
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GM slow to act on recalls, House documents show - Boston Globe

April 12, 2014 - 12:23am

SFGate

GM slow to act on recalls, House documents show
Boston Globe
DETROIT — Documents released by a House subcommittee show that managers and employees at General Motors were often slow to react to safety problems — and that one part of GM often did not know what another was doing. One of the documents is an ...
Documents show GM's early knowledge of switch defectReuters
Lawmakers release 250000 GM recall documentsCNNMoney
House releases documents about GM's slow recall of defective auto partWashington Post
New York Times -Detroit Free Press -Los Angeles Times
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BMW recalls almost half million cars worldwide - Khaleej Times

April 11, 2014 - 10:41pm

Khaleej Times

BMW recalls almost half million cars worldwide
Khaleej Times
Around 489,000 cars with 6-cylinder engines that were manufactured between September 2009 and November 2011 are involved in the recall. German car producer BMW Group has recalled almost half a million cars with 6-cylinder engines, since realising ...
BMW Widens Recall for Engine-Bolt Defect to 489000 Vehicles (3)Businessweek
BMW to Recall Around Half a Million VehiclesWall Street Journal
BMW recalls sports sedans and SUVs to fix potential stall problemLos Angeles Times
Chron.com -Independent Online
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Apple v. Samsung, part deux, week two: Money talks...and talks some more - ZDNet

April 11, 2014 - 6:01pm

PCWorld.co.nz

Apple v. Samsung, part deux, week two: Money talks...and talks some more
ZDNet
It's week two in the second installment of Apple v. Samsung, and this is where the long-haul of the trial really sets in. (At least before we see how long it takes the jury to come up with a verdict, but more on that soon.) ...
Apple and Samsung spar over huge damages claimPCWorld
Samsung's big bet on Android actually a covert strategy to replace AndroidApple Insider
Samsung Calls Google Executive at $2 Billion Apple Patent TrialBusinessweek
Re/code -The Verge -9 to 5 Mac
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Report: Amazon smartphone to debut in second half of year - USA TODAY

April 11, 2014 - 5:32pm

ZDNet

Report: Amazon smartphone to debut in second half of year
USA TODAY
SAN MATEO, Calif. — Amazon.com is ready to join the smartphone wars with Apple, Samsung Electronics and others in the second half of this year, with a new handset of its own. The e-commerce powerhouse has been demonstrating versions of the phone ...
Amazon, chasing Apple, Samsung, may enter smartphone marketCNET
Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this yearLos Angeles Times
Amazon Preparing to Release Smartphone -- UpdateWall Street Journal
Apple Insider -Reuters -Ars Technica
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Palmer Luckey Explains Why Facebook's Oculus Acquisition Is Good For Gamers - USA TODAY

April 11, 2014 - 4:50pm

Maximum PC

Palmer Luckey Explains Why Facebook's Oculus Acquisition Is Good For Gamers
USA TODAY
When Facebook purchased Oculus VR, the company behind the wildly popular VR headset the Oculus Rift, gamers cried out in horror. We cornered Palmer Luckey at Pax East and he explained why Facebook's ownership will be a good thing for all involved.
Sony sees the Facebook purchase of Oculus as validation of its own VR effortsDigital Trends
Sony's Yoshida has advice for Japanese developers: Do what you do bestGamasutra
Hear Palmer Luckey explain why Oculus VR joined FacebookEngadget
TopNews United States -Re/code -Gamenguide
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