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Lyft follows Uber in opening up its API to third-party developers, starting with Facebook Messenger - TechCrunch

March 7, 2016 - 12:31pm

TechCrunch

Lyft follows Uber in opening up its API to third-party developers, starting with Facebook Messenger
TechCrunch
Lyft is now allowing third-party developers to build on its platform, starting with Facebook Messenger today. Uber opened its API to third-party developers more than 18 months ago, announcing a partner integration with Facebook Messenger in December, ...
Material Design Refresh Set To Hit Facebook Messenger TodayAndroid Headlines - Android News
Facebook Messenger now lets you hail a Lyft carThe Verge
Lyft Follows Uber's Footsteps With Facebook Messenger Tie-InProgrammableWeb
Engadget -Droid Life (press release) (blog) -Ubergizmo
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Google Copyright Takedowns Have Increased About 1 Billion Percent Since 2006 - Tech Times

March 7, 2016 - 12:11pm

Tech Times

Google Copyright Takedowns Have Increased About 1 Billion Percent Since 2006
Tech Times
Since 2006, Google has drastically increased how many sites it has taken down from its search engine results due to complaints of copyright infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998. (Photo : Google). In 1998, President ...
Google received over 75 million copyright takedown requests in FebruaryThe Verge
How many copyright takedown notices does Google handle each day? About 2 millionSilicon Valley Business Journal
Google had over 75 million takedown requests last monthEngadget
Business Insider -ZDNet -Gizmodo
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Google Made Me Realize Why I Hate My Wireless Bill So Much - TIME

March 7, 2016 - 12:04pm

TIME

Google Made Me Realize Why I Hate My Wireless Bill So Much
TIME
Justin Sullivan—Getty Images The Google logo is displayed on the new Nexus 5X phone during a Google media event on September 29, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The search giant wants to kill data overages. If you've ever thought about ditching ...
You can now sign up for Google's Project Fi cell service without an inviteTechCrunch
Project Fi No Longer Requires Invite, Open to All With Supported PhoneDroid Life (press release) (blog)
5 Things To Know About Google's Project FiPopular Science
PhoneDog -POPSUGAR -Ubergizmo
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FCC cracks down on Verizon Wireless for using 'supercookies' - Washington Post

March 7, 2016 - 11:24am

Washington Post

FCC cracks down on Verizon Wireless for using 'supercookies'
Washington Post
The Federal Communications Commission is cracking down on Verizon Wireless for using a powerful type of code to track its customers around the Internet, as the agency pushes to increase its role in protecting online privacy. The code, dubbed a ...
Verizon Settles With FCC Over Hidden TrackingNew York Times
Verizon Wireless to pay $1.35 million fine to settle US privacy probeReuters
Verizon to Pay $1.35M to Settle FCC Probe of 'Supercookies'Wall Street Journal
PCWorld -Bloomberg -ZDNet
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Sounds Like Microsoft Is Shutting Down Iconic Game Studio Lionhead - Kotaku

March 7, 2016 - 9:05am

Kotaku

Sounds Like Microsoft Is Shutting Down Iconic Game Studio Lionhead
Kotaku
Microsoft announced today that the next game from the studio that birthed the Fable video game franchise is no more. In an update detailing changes to the company's internal development studios, Microsoft said that they'll be shutting down Fable ...
Microsoft may be closing Fable developer Lionhead StudiosThe Verge
Microsoft looking to shut down Lionhead Studios, cancels Fable LegendsArs Technica
Microsoft Ceases Development on Fable Legends, Project KnoxvilleIGN
Thurrott.com (blog) -WinBeta -Niche Gamer
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'The Division' Launches Tomorrow On PS4, PC And Xbox One - Forbes

March 7, 2016 - 8:53am

Forbes

'The Division' Launches Tomorrow On PS4, PC And Xbox One
Forbes
image credit: ubisoft. The world of console MMOs is about to get a little bit more crowded. Ubisoft is launching The Division on PS4, Xbox One and PC tomorrow, giving players on all platforms a chance to put new York back together after a massive ...
The Division's First Two Expansions Are Exclusive to Xbox One for 30 Days, Ubisoft ConfirmsPlayStation LifeStyle
The Division DLC Expansions are Timed Exclusives for Xbox OneAttack of the Fanboy
The Division's first two expansions coming to Xbox One 30 days before other platformsWindows Central
Gotta Be Mobile -Ubergizmo -SegmentNext
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