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Amazon Adds Unlimited Storage Options to Cloud Drive - The Mac Observer

March 26, 2015 - 10:48am

The Mac Observer

Amazon Adds Unlimited Storage Options to Cloud Drive
The Mac Observer
Amazon trumped everyone else in the online storage market on Thursday with its new unlimited plans. The online retailer is now offering a cloud-based file storage option without any data caps for just under US$5 a month—undercutting the best deals from ...

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Lyft's answer to rideshare safety is befriending your driver - Engadget

March 26, 2015 - 10:28am

Engadget

Lyft's answer to rideshare safety is befriending your driver
Engadget
While Uber is doing its best to make sure passengers feel safe with its drivers, Lyft just wants us all to be friends. Next week a new "Lyft profiles" feature is coming to the app that the company hopes will "humanize" the "ride experience," sparking conversations ...
Lyft Aims to Out-Uber the Competition with New FeatureKTIC
Lyft launches 'Profiles' to help connect drivers, passengersNew York Daily News
Lyft is launching new profiles feature to help drivers and ride-sharers break the iceVentureBeat
Yahoo Tech
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Why Amazon Is Hosting a $25000 Robot Showdown - TIME

March 26, 2015 - 10:16am

TIME

Why Amazon Is Hosting a $25000 Robot Showdown
TIME
Some 25 teams will compete in Amazon's upcoming robot throwdown, a competition that will test the outer limits of what a robot can see, grasp and pack into a cardboard box. The e-commerce giant recently awarded travel grants to 25 robot team finalists who ...
Amazon.com, Inc. Hosts Robot Contest To Automate WarehouseTech News Today
Robots Could Pack Future Amazon OrdersUbergizmo (blog)
Amazon Hosts a $25000 Competition for Robots; Plans to Replace Humans in ...Yibada (English Edition)
Engadget
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Leading Universities Worldwide Join OSVR - Digital Journal

March 26, 2015 - 10:05am

Leading Universities Worldwide Join OSVR
Digital Journal
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2015) - Organizers of the Open Source Virtual Reality, a software platform designed to set an open standard for virtual reality input devices, today announced more than 20 research institutions are joining the ...

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iPhone Rumors - 6S, 6S Plus and 6C Arriving in 2015 - Tom's Guide

March 26, 2015 - 9:47am

Tom's Guide

iPhone Rumors - 6S, 6S Plus and 6C Arriving in 2015
Tom's Guide
While the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are a little more than six months old, Apple is already gearing up for the next versions of its smartphone. Rumors have begun popping up about the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, not to mention a mysterious third model that could be ...
iPhone 6S Rumors: 4-Inch '6C' May Be One Of Apple Inc.'s Next SmartphonesInternational Business Times
More reports detail Apple's rumored iPhone 6c, which may launch this yearBGR
Apple's latest patent wants to personalize your iPhone before it's even out of the ...Business Insider
Patently Apple -Tech Times
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Amazon Cloud Drive goes unlimited: $11.99/year for photos and $59.99/year for ... - VentureBeat

March 26, 2015 - 9:19am

VentureBeat

Amazon Cloud Drive goes unlimited: $11.99/year for photos and $59.99/year for ...
VentureBeat
Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here. Ticket prices increase on April 3rd!
Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive ...TechCrunch
Amazon announces unlimited cloud storage plans — yes, reallySlashGear
Amazon Is Making Unlimited Cloud Storage Available to EveryoneTheStreet.com
MarketWatch -Geek Snack -PhoneDog
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3D Robotics Launches DroneKit, Its API For Building Drone Apps - TechCrunch

March 26, 2015 - 8:02am

TechCrunch

3D Robotics Launches DroneKit, Its API For Building Drone Apps
TechCrunch
3D Robotics, the largest U.S.-based drone manufacturer, today announced the launch of DroneKit, its open-source API for writing drone apps. Because 3D Robotics has always taken a platform approach, DroneKit will work with any drone that uses its APM ...
Want to make your drone more useful? Now there's an app for that.Washington Post (blog)
3D Robotics releases a free and open-source drone application development ...SDTimes.com

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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge available April 10: It's all about the base - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 8:00am

ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge available April 10: It's all about the base
ZDNet
Samsung on Thursday said that its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be available April 10 in the U.S. with the major carriers taking preorders on Friday. After a brief evaluation period, I'm willing to bet that the Galaxy S6 pair will do well. Going into ...
Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge bring better design, more power, and less ...VentureBeat
An iPhone for people who hate AppleCNNMoney
The Galaxy S6 Edge Is Totally Beautiful—And PointlessWired
CNET -Mashable -SlashGear
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Pillars of Eternity review impressions: The Baldur's Gate spiritual successor you ... - PCWorld

March 26, 2015 - 8:00am

PCWorld

Pillars of Eternity review impressions: The Baldur's Gate spiritual successor you ...
PCWorld
I'm not done with Pillars of Eternity. Let's be clear: The only context in which that statement is bad is in the context of writing a review. Do I wish I could've finished the game in time to slap a score on it today? Sure, kind of. On the other hand, I'm thirty-five hours ...
New RPG Pillars of Eternity: Silly Name, Terrific StoryWired
Pillars of Eternity Review - More Than HomageThe Escapist
Pillars of EternityGameWatcher
games.on.net -Eurogamer.net
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Google is back on board with Pointer Events, but what about Apple? - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 7:22am

ZDNet

Google is back on board with Pointer Events, but what about Apple?
ZDNet
Pointer Events is a useful standard for handling touch, mouse, keyboard, voice, pen, and any other kind of input you want. The very different handling of it by Microsoft, Apple, and Google reveals each company's approach to web standards these days. Pointer ...

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HTC One M9 available for order tomorrow, in US carrier stores on 10 April - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 7:01am

ZDNet

HTC One M9 available for order tomorrow, in US carrier stores on 10 April
ZDNet
Matthew's review of the HTC One M9 went live on Sunday and today, 9:01 pm Pacific, you will be able to order your own HTC One M9 from HTC.com for $649. The model you purchase from HTC will arrive prior to the 10 April in-store launch. HTC will also be ...
HTC will sell unlocked One M9 in the US early on March 27Mashable
HTC One M9 to go on sale for $649 unlocked tonightEngadget
HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3 cameras: A quick ...Pocket-lint.com
Realty Today
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​Google's desktop Chrome Data Saver aims to slash data costs - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 6:33am

ZDNet

​Google's desktop Chrome Data Saver aims to slash data costs
ZDNet
Google has released a beta version of Data Saver for desktop Chrome - an extension that could come in handy for when you're tethered to a mobile connection. The company recently published a beta version of its Data Saver extension on the Chrome Store.

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Trent Reznor will design Apple's new music app; won't cost less than its rivals - Firstpost

March 26, 2015 - 5:30am

New York Times

Trent Reznor will design Apple's new music app; won't cost less than its rivals
Firstpost
Looks like, Apple is preparing a big change for its digital music service. The company plans a complete overhaul to its design to compete with services like Spotify. According to The New York Times, Apple is now working with Beats engineers and executives ...
Apple calls on Trent Reznor to design its new music appVatorNews
Apple Streaming Music Service Teams up With Beats to Rival SpotifyLauderdale Daily News
Apple working with Trent Reznor and Beats to develop music streaming serviceSiliconrepublic.com
CNET -New York Times -VentureBeat
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Lyft Adds Profiles to Make Ride Sharing More Personalized - New York Times (blog)

March 26, 2015 - 4:30am

Lyft Adds Profiles to Make Ride Sharing More Personalized
New York Times (blog)
In 1971, Herb Kelleher, a founder of Southwest Airlines, had an idea: As competition in the burgeoning airline industry intensified, he wanted to make his small, regional carrier stand out among aviation giants. His idea was branding. Use sex — or rather, ...

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Apple plans China iPhone trade-in program with Foxconn -Bloomberg - Reuters

March 26, 2015 - 2:07am

Apple plans China iPhone trade-in program with Foxconn -Bloomberg
Reuters
March 26 (Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to introduce a trade-in program for iPhones in China in association with the Foxconn Technology Group, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the effort. Under the program, consumers will be able to exchange ...

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China's cracking down on naughty content being shared on WeChat - Engadget

March 26, 2015 - 2:05am

Engadget

China's cracking down on naughty content being shared on WeChat
Engadget
Life for China's porn aficionados is about to get a little tougher -- a recent Reuters report points out that the country is cracking down on all the naughty content that's being shared on WeChat. It's not just photos and videos that'll be targeted either. The country's ...
China acts on sexual content on WeChatDeccan Chronicle

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Apple Said to Start China IPhone Trade-In Program With Foxconn - Bloomberg

March 26, 2015 - 1:00am

Bloomberg

Apple Said to Start China IPhone Trade-In Program With Foxconn
Bloomberg
A couple look at an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 at an Apple store in the China Central Mall in Beijings. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg. Recommended. Germanwings Air Crash Pilot in Crashed Jet Was Locked Out of Cockpit, Times Says · Munger Says ...
Apple to activate Chinese iPhone trade-in program in March with backing from ...Apple Insider
Bloomberg: Apple will let Foxconn buy and resell used iPhones in ChinaEngadget
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Introducing Trade-In Program In China After U.S ...Benchmark Monitor
Wall Street Journal (blog) -ITworld
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Facebook rolls out 'embed video' feature for sharing videos onto other sites - IBNLive

March 25, 2015 - 10:06pm

IBNLive

Facebook rolls out 'embed video' feature for sharing videos onto other sites
IBNLive
New Delhi: In what comes as a welcome addition, Facebook has introduced a feature to let users embed their videos onto other sites. Earlier the only way to share a video hosted on Facebook was to link to Facebook page or share it through the site itself.
Stanford ranked No. 2, CWPA Top 20Palo Alto Online
Dundee fight videos removed from YouTubeEvening Telegraph
Embedding Facebook videos on websites is now possibleMashable
TechCrunch -TheStreet.com -ReadWrite
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Facebook gets nostalgic with new feature - ABS CBN News

March 25, 2015 - 9:02pm

Facebook gets nostalgic with new feature
ABS CBN News
MANILA - Facebook will be introducing a new feature that will make reminiscing and sharing Throwback Thursday posts easier. On Wednesday, Facebook announced its new tool called ''On This Day'' which allows a user to look back at his old photos and ...

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Egyptian company says rogue Google SSL certificates were a mistake - PCWorld

March 25, 2015 - 7:44pm

Business Recorder

Egyptian company says rogue Google SSL certificates were a mistake
PCWorld
An Egyptian company that created unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains said Wednesday it made a mistake and acted quickly when the error became known. The SSL/TLS (Secure Sockets Layers/Transport Layer Security) certificates ...
WORLD WIDE WEB Google, Microsoft Warn of Fake Security CertificatesTop Tech News
Microsoft blacklists latest rogue SSL certificatesComputerworld
Google Blocks Bogus Digital Certificates for Several Web DomaineWeek
VentureBeat -InfoWorld
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