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Facebook: Half A Billion People Now Use Messenger - Forbes

November 10, 2014 - 11:30am

Forbes

Facebook: Half A Billion People Now Use Messenger
Forbes
A few months after Facebook irked and confused its users by forcing them to download its Messenger feature as a separate app, Mark Zuckerberg has an impressive metric to tag onto the service: Messenger now has 500 million monthly active users.

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Obama endorses 'net neutrality' - USA TODAY

November 10, 2014 - 9:42am

USA TODAY

Obama endorses 'net neutrality'
USA TODAY
President Obama came out strongly Monday for the concept of "net neutrality," saying that "an open Internet is essential to the American economy, and increasingly to our very way of life." In a written statement, Obama asked the Federal Communications ...
President Obama calls on FCC to keep Internet 'free and open'CNET
Obama wants more regulation of Internet providersWashington Post
Obama Urges FCC to Adopt Strict Rules on Net NeutralityNew York Times
Los Angeles Times -Wall Street Journal -Reuters
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Now, Will Twitter Take The Harassment Of Women Seriously? - Forbes

November 10, 2014 - 9:29am

Now, Will Twitter Take The Harassment Of Women Seriously?
Forbes
Twitter has teamed up with advocacy group Women, Action, and the Media (WAM!) to address the online harassment of women on the site. WAM! already has one big success under its belt, having instigated last year's #FBrape campaign, which prompted ...

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Cyberespionage group targets traveling execs through hotel networks - PCWorld

November 10, 2014 - 8:39am

THE BUSINESS TIMES

Cyberespionage group targets traveling execs through hotel networks
PCWorld
For the past four years a group of sophisticated hackers has compromised the networks of luxury hotels to launch malware attacks against corporate executives and entrepreneurs traveling on business in the Asia-Pacific region. The cyberespionage group ...
Darkhotel steals data from traveling executivesBetaNews
Traveling business executives targeted through luxury hotel Wi-FiZDNet
Darkhotel malware targets travelling businessmen via hotel WiFiTelegraph.co.uk
Fast Company -CNBC -Daily Mail
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Tor Project asks for help protecting user privacy after Silk Road 2.0 takedown - V3.co.uk

November 10, 2014 - 8:36am

Tor Project asks for help protecting user privacy after Silk Road 2.0 takedown
V3.co.uk
"Recently it was announced that a coalition of government agencies took control of many Tor hidden services. We were as surprised as most of you. Unfortunately, we have very little information about how this was accomplished," wrote Phobos. "We do not ...

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Beyond Silk Road 2.0, over 400 'dark web' Tor sites seized by FBI - ZDNet

November 10, 2014 - 8:33am

Wall Street Journal

Beyond Silk Road 2.0, over 400 'dark web' Tor sites seized by FBI
ZDNet
Last week's takedown of Silk Road 2.0 wasn't the end of seizures in the underground — law enforcement agencies have gone full throttle and shut down hundreds of sites in Operation Onymous. In a joint operation by the 16-member states of Europol, the FBI, ...
Now Silk Road 3.0 to challenge law enforcementIndia Today

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Mozilla updates Firefox with Forget button and DuckDuckGo search, rolls out ... - VentureBeat

November 10, 2014 - 8:06am

VentureBeat

Mozilla updates Firefox with Forget button and DuckDuckGo search, rolls out ...
VentureBeat
In addition to the debut of the Firefox Developer Edition, Mozilla today also announced new features for its main Firefox browser. The company is launching a new Forget button in Firefox to help keep your browsing history private, adding DuckDuckGo as a ...
Latest Firefox browser puts web privacy one button awayEngadget
Mozilla attacks 'lack of transparency' for iPhone and Android smartphonesThe Guardian
Firefox 33.1 released, now available for downloadNeowin
Gamer Headlines -iProgrammer
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Tesla Motors Inc CEO Preparing To Launch Internet Satellite - ValueWalk

November 10, 2014 - 7:46am

ValueWalk

Tesla Motors Inc CEO Preparing To Launch Internet Satellite
ValueWalk
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is allegedly working on a $1 billion project to launch 700 different satellites into space. These satellites are expected to be half the size of normal satellites and could be used for providing internet ...

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Pizza Hut to turn brand upside down - USA TODAY

November 10, 2014 - 5:02am

USA TODAY

Pizza Hut to turn brand upside down
USA TODAY
Pizza Hut is rebooting itself for a new generation of pizza eaters. Following two years of disappointing sales as consumers sought even more exotic flavors and personalized options, the world's largest pizza chain on Monday will announce plans to turn ...
Pizza Hut's revamp: Curry crusts, balsamic drizzleChron.com
A look at Pizza Hut's new menu choicesSFGate
Curry crust? Pizza Hut unveils huge changesCNBC
Dallas Morning News (blog)
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New Raspberry Pi A+ computer gets smaller, cheaper and therefore more ... - VentureBeat

November 10, 2014 - 4:28am

Hot Hardware

New Raspberry Pi A+ computer gets smaller, cheaper and therefore more ...
VentureBeat
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has today unveiled its latest computer, the A+, a smaller version of its previous release that costs only $20. A few specs from the foundation's blog: The new gadget uses the BCM2835 application processor and has 256MB RAM.
Raspberry Pi introduces the better, and cheaper Model A+BetaNews
The new Raspberry Pi is the cheapest yet, costing just $20Gigaom
New Raspberry Pi A+ goes on sale, old version now just US$20Register
Engadget -Expert Reviews
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Minimalist running shoes tread lightly, more naturally, experts say - Reuters UK

November 10, 2014 - 3:12am

Minimalist running shoes tread lightly, more naturally, experts say
Reuters UK
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enthusiasm for minimalist running shoes may have waned since the barefoot running craze that sparked them but fitness experts say the idea of minimalism has left a lighter, flatter, more natural footprint on the running industry, which is ...

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Microsoft rolls out major One November update for Xbox, onboards new features - The Westside Story

November 10, 2014 - 2:29am

The Westside Story

Microsoft rolls out major One November update for Xbox, onboards new features
The Westside Story
Microsoft has released a major update for Xbox platform. The update, being called the One November update for now, is not path breaking since Microsoft wanted it that way – something not too complicated which could backfire with bugs etc., thereby ruining ...

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Computer scientists say copyright on APIs will stifle innovation - PCWorld

November 10, 2014 - 2:02am

Ars Technica

Computer scientists say copyright on APIs will stifle innovation
PCWorld
Computer scientists have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse an appeals court decision that Java APIs, the specifications that let programs communicate with each other, are copyrightable. In a dispute between Oracle and Google, the 77 scientists argue ...
Computing experts call for repeal of copyrightable API decisionZDNet
Consider Whether APIs Can Be Copyrighted, Computer Activist Group Urges ...Forbes
API copyrights a “threat” to tech sector, scientists tell Supreme CourtArs Technica

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GM ordered new switches months before recall: WSJ - Reuters

November 9, 2014 - 10:06pm

Reuters

GM ordered new switches months before recall: WSJ
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) ordered half a million replacement ignition switches almost two months before it alerted federal safety regulators of the issues that prompted a recall of millions of vehicles, the Wall Street Journal reported, ...
Report: GM ordered new switches months before recallSTLtoday.com

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Global Recall: Polk County Motorists Cope With Air Bag Repair Issues - The Ledger

November 9, 2014 - 9:32pm

TODAYonline

Global Recall: Polk County Motorists Cope With Air Bag Repair Issues
The Ledger
Kerri Harris still drives the car that her parents bought for her a decade ago. The 30-year-old Mulberry resident said her 2005 Toyota Corolla has been largely dependable, which is why she was surprised to receive a recall letter from the car company.
Honda CEO Says To Prioritize Quality Over Sales TargetBusiness Insider
Takata Falls After U.S. Senators Call for Criminal ProbeBloomberg
NHTSA: We've acted quickly, forcefullyUSA TODAY

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Advanced Warfare Update: Requested Tweaks And Fixes - PSX Extreme

November 9, 2014 - 9:13pm

Advanced Warfare Update: Requested Tweaks And Fixes
PSX Extreme
Developer Sledgehammer Games is currently working on an update that will repair a few bugs and provide some changes suggested by the community. As studio co-founder Michael Condrey said in a post at the company's website: "Our team has been ...

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Apple releases tool for deregistering iMessage phone numbers - CNET

November 9, 2014 - 6:49pm

CNET

Apple releases tool for deregistering iMessage phone numbers
CNET
New tool lets former iPhone users deregister their phone numbers from Apple's messaging system to fix a vanishing text message issue. by Steven Musil · @stevenmusil; 10 November 2014, 11:06 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Get Out of 'iMessage Purgatory' With New Apple ToolPC Magazine
Apple Launches Web Tool to Deregister Phone Numbers from iMessageMac Rumors
Did you ditch the iPhone for Android? Here's how to finally get iMessage out of ...BetaNews
AnandTech -SlashGear -VentureBeat
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Xbox One November System Update Now Available, Adds Backgrounds and More - Gamer Headlines

November 9, 2014 - 6:38pm

PCWorld

Xbox One November System Update Now Available, Adds Backgrounds and More
Gamer Headlines
Microsoft's November Update for the Xbox One is now available for all to download. The update adds numerous features, with the main feature being the ability to add a background on your dashboard. You can import custom images from a USB memory stick ...
Xbox One November System Update brings custom backgrounds, Twitter ...PCWorld
Last Big Xbox One System Update of the Year Rolls Out TodayGameSpot
Microsoft Searching for “State of the Art” Solution for Xbox OneSegmentNext
Ubergizmo -Gamereactor UK -Cinema Blend
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25 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, These Barriers Are Still Standing - Huffington Post

November 9, 2014 - 4:06pm

Indian Express

25 Years After The Fall Of The Berlin Wall, These Barriers Are Still Standing
Huffington Post
On this day in 1989, residents of Berlin gathered on opposite sides of the concrete barrier that had divided them for nearly three decades and started tearing it down piece by piece. The wall that stood between East and West Berlin, between Communism and ...
Berliners celebrate 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin WallWMUR Manchester

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Innovation, experiment or gimmick? - Engadget

November 9, 2014 - 1:11pm

Engadget

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge review: Innovation, experiment or gimmick?
Engadget
Just because you can do something, should you? Samsung thinks so. Its second experimentally screened phone taps into its hardware R&D and production clout to offer something not many other companies can make, let alone bring to the public outside of a ...
Leaked Galaxy S4 Android 5.0 Build PreviewUbergizmo
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 rewards good penmanshipDallas Morning News

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