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Growing pains - Financial Times

August 20, 2014 - 12:29pm

Growing pains
Financial Times
Stuart Hall confesses that when he sat down to write his 7 Minute Workout app, he had to use Google to find out what a plank exercise was. A year later, the Australian developer has made A$60,000 ($56,000) in revenue from an iPhone app that took him just ...

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Vine update to let users import videos - USA TODAY

August 20, 2014 - 12:16pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Vine update to let users import videos
USA TODAY
Developers at Vine rolled out a new version of the video app for iOS that will allow users to import footage from their camera roll and create their six-second clips. When users are ready to capture a video, they'll see an option on screen to import a video. Users ...
Vine Finally Lets You Import Videos From Your PhoneMashable
Vine Grows Up, Lets You Edit and Upload Existing VideoWired
Vine Makes It Easier To Make VinesForbes
VentureBeat -Engadget -Cult of Mac
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Twitter will removed photos of deceased at families' request - New York Daily News

August 20, 2014 - 11:41am

New York Daily News

Twitter will removed photos of deceased at families' request
New York Daily News
Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members. "In order to respect the wishes of loved ones, Twitter will remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances," according to a statement ...

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Fury in Ferguson - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 11:34am

Reuters

Fury in Ferguson
Reuters
The demonstrations in Ferguson and surrounding areas. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their publication. Read.

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Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable - CNNMoney

August 20, 2014 - 11:23am

CNNMoney

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable
CNNMoney
Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers. The online video company has reached a deal with Time Warner Cable (TWC) to connect directly to the telecom giant's network, rather ...
Pay to Play Smoothly: Netflix, Time Warner reach agreement to raise speedsDigital Trends
The Dodgers TV Blackout is Undermining Comcast-Time Warner Mega MergerAdAge.com
SportsNet LA standoff could 'undermine' TWC-Comcast merger, but FCC is mumFierceCable
The News Ledge -Bidness Etc -PCWorld (blog)
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OnBeep developing walkie-talkie type wearable for mobile devices - PCWorld

August 20, 2014 - 11:13am

VentureBeat

OnBeep developing walkie-talkie type wearable for mobile devices
PCWorld
OnBeep is readying a wearable device that will let smartphone users initiate a voice chat with a pre-defined group of people, walkie-talkie style, and to support its development the startup announced Wednesday it has closed a US$6.25 million funding round.
OnBeep raises $6.25M as it puts the finishing touches on its walkie-talkie wearableVentureBeat
OnBeep snags $6.25M to push pretty, heads-up push-to-talk devicesGigaom
OnBeep To Tackle Group Communication Wearables With $6.25M In New FundingTechCrunch
FierceWireless -GeekWire
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Sin City premiere - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 11:11am

Reuters

Sin City premiere
Reuters
Cast members celebrate the premiere of "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" in Hollywood. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period ...

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Fury in Ferguson - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 10:12am

Reuters

Fury in Ferguson
Reuters
Images from the demonstrations in Ferguson and surrounding areas. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a limited period after their ...

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Still Awkward At Live Events - GameSided

August 20, 2014 - 10:06am

The Hindu

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Still Awkward At Live Events
GameSided
While never the head of the Xbox division, former Microsoft CEO had always been a part of the development of all of the company's technological dealings and corporate developments as the company's head. Whenever making a live appearance, though, ...
Ballmer steps down from Microsoft boardThe Hindu
'Bleeding' Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft boardThe Australian
A confident Ballmer leaves Microsoft 'completely' to run the ClippersCatholic Online
NASDAQ -Tech Insider
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Uber Will Put Its Button in All Your Other Apps - In The Capital

August 20, 2014 - 10:06am

Uber Will Put Its Button in All Your Other Apps
In The Capital
Pretty soon you won't even have to switch apps to order an Uber car now that the company has launched an API letting third-party developers integrate its service into their apps. Starbucks, Hinge, OpenTable and United Airlines are among the first to put the ...

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B&N and Samsung introduce co-branded tablet - Washington Post

August 20, 2014 - 9:01am

PhoneDog

B&N and Samsung introduce co-branded tablet
Washington Post
NEW YORK — Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new co-branded tablet called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook that will replace B&N's own Nook tablets. The 7-inch tablet will sell for $179 after a $20 instant rebate, the same entry ...
What to Expect From Barnes & Noble EventBloomberg
Barnes & Noble and Samsung officially launch the $179 'Galaxy Tab 4 Nook'VentureBeat
Nook And Samsung Announce Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, An Android Tablet ...TechCrunch
ITProPortal -What Mobile -AndroidOS.in
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Google brings its Photo Sphere Camera app to the iPhone and iPad - Inquirer

August 20, 2014 - 8:49am

Reuters

Google brings its Photo Sphere Camera app to the iPhone and iPad
Inquirer
GOOGLE'S Photo Sphere Camera app is no longer an Android exclusive, as the firm has also made it available on the iPhone and iPad. Google released Photo Sphere Camera for iOS on Tuesday, enabling iPhone and iPad users to make use of the ...
Growing painsFinancial Times
Judge calls for ban of Secret app in BrazilSFGate (blog)
best educational apps for kidsNEWS.com.au

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Tablets with voice calling functions take off in Asia - PCWorld

August 20, 2014 - 8:22am

PCWorld.co.nz

Tablets with voice calling functions take off in Asia
PCWorld
Using a tablet to make a phone call may sound unorthodox. But in Asia's emerging markets, vendors are increasingly shipping 7-inch tablets with voice call functions, according to research firm IDC. During the second quarter, electronics vendors shipped 13.8 ...
Size matters to Asian smartphone usersZDNet
Asian consumers increasingly use tablets to make callsTelecompaper (subscription)
IDC Dishes on Fragmentation in APAC RegionMobile Marketing Watch
TechCrunch -BetaNews
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Water power - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 8:21am

Reuters

Water power
Reuters
Construction continues on a hydropower dam near the border between Switzerland and France. Tweet this; Link this · Share this · Digg this · Email · Print · Reprints. Comments (0). This discussion is now closed. We welcome comments on our articles for a ...

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Uber Integrates App With Starbucks, OpenTable to Expand - Businessweek

August 20, 2014 - 8:14am

Wall Street Journal

Uber Integrates App With Starbucks, OpenTable to Expand
Businessweek
Uber Technologies Inc. helped pioneer the ability to book a car ride using a smartphone. Now it wants to offer that service within every other mobile application. OpenTable Inc., Starbucks Corp. (SBUX:US), TripAdvisor Inc. (TRIP:US), United Continental ...
TripAdvisor App Now Helps Travelers Get A Ride With Uber In More Than 40 ...Wall Street Journal
United Airlines the First Airline to offer Uber Service via Mobile AppMarketWatch
Uber Launches An Open API With 11 Partners, Including OpenTable ...TechCrunch
Chicago Business Journal -Re/code -Tnooz
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Google launches 360-degree photo app for iPhone - Telegraph.co.uk

August 20, 2014 - 5:49am

Telegraph.co.uk

Google launches 360-degree photo app for iPhone
Telegraph.co.uk
Google has launched an iOS version of its Photo Sphere app which takes 360-degree images and stitches them together to make immersive panoramas that can be uploaded to Google Maps. Previously the app was only available on Google's own Android ...
Now, you can shoot a Google Photo Sphere on iPhones, iPads thanks to official ...Firstpost
Apps: Growing painsFinancial Times
Google Launches Photo Sphere Camera App for iOSNDTV
Brisbane Times -Techtree.com -Mashable
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Microsoft reveals Azure cloud migration strategy - ITProPortal

August 20, 2014 - 5:27am

ITProPortal

Microsoft reveals Azure cloud migration strategy
ITProPortal
Microsoft has begun moving two data centres and "thousands of servers" onto their flagship Azure cloud platform. In the first blogpost of a planned series detailing their cloud migration strategy, Microsoft reveal that it has been using "Microsoft Azure as the ...

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Twitter to remove images of deceased upon request - PCWorld

August 20, 2014 - 5:09am

Telegraph.co.uk

Twitter to remove images of deceased upon request
PCWorld
Twitter said late Tuesday it will remove images and videos of deceased people upon the request of family members, but it put conditions on the policy. The microblogging service made the announcement a week after the daughter of the late comedian Robin ...
Twitter to remove photos of deceased on families' requestTelegraph.co.uk
Twitter accepts removal requests for images of deceased, tinkers with timelines ...BetaNews
Twitter 'To Remove Gory Photos Of Death'Sky News
NDTV -CNET -ITProPortal
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Twitter to remove photos of deceased on families' request - Telegraph.co.uk

August 20, 2014 - 4:44am

Telegraph.co.uk

Twitter to remove photos of deceased on families' request
Telegraph.co.uk
Twitter has announced that it will remove imagery of deceased individuals at the request of family members, out of respect for the wishes of loved ones. The social media company said that immediate family members and other authorised individuals may ...

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Myo Armband: Worth $200? -- Digits - Wall Street Journal

August 20, 2014 - 4:20am

Tech Times

Myo Armband: Worth $200? -- Digits
Wall Street Journal
There's been a lot of buzz around Thalmic Labs' Myo, a motion controlled arm band that can replace your computer mouse. The WSJ's Eva Tam tells us how it works and whether it's worth $200. Up Next ...
Thalmic announces smart glass compatibility with Myo gesture control arm bandCNET
Google Glass gets an armband, device provides gesture controls for wearablesTech Times
Smartglasses get smarter with Myo gesture ...MobileSyrup.com

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