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After 15 Years, MSN Messenger Shuts Down For Good - BestTechie

August 29, 2014 - 3:17pm

BestTechie

After 15 Years, MSN Messenger Shuts Down For Good
BestTechie
Last year, Microsoft announced that they would be shutting MSN Messenger down and switching users over to Skype for their communication needs. But the chat/general communication service remained alive in China through a local third-party company.

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California Requires Steering Wheel For Google Cars - Gas 2.0

August 29, 2014 - 3:17pm

Gas 2.0

California Requires Steering Wheel For Google Cars
Gas 2.0
Dmitri Dolgov, one of the leading software engineers on the Google autonomous car project, told Reuters earlier this week that the cars had been reprogrammed to allow them to exceed the posted speed limit by up to 10 miles per hour. The change was made ...
There's Still One Major Problem With Google's Self-Driving Cars (GOOG)SFGate

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Hyperlapse For iPhone Will Revolutionize Wildlife Films - Forbes

August 29, 2014 - 3:00pm

Hyperlapse For iPhone Will Revolutionize Wildlife Films
Forbes
As a biologist, my first thought after hearing about Hyperlapse – Instagram's new app for making time-lapse movies – was this: nature videos. Hyperlapse records a film and shows frames at intervals so it looks like time has elapsed quickly. The app is simple ...

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Mark Zuckerberg makes a move to threaten Google's search business - DigitalJournal.com

August 29, 2014 - 12:28pm

DigitalJournal.com

Mark Zuckerberg makes a move to threaten Google's search business
DigitalJournal.com
Facebook is testing a tool that will allow users to search for posts using keywords. Bloomberg reports that some Facebook users on the mobile app have been given the option to search for old posts from their Facebook friends. In a statement emailed to ...
Facebook tests feature allowing search through old posts by keywordPanARMENIAN.Net
Facebook finally adding search feature to let you look through old postsCult of Mac
Facebook to be finally searchable? New report says feature coming to mobileFirstpost

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An era ends as Microsoft completely shutters MSN Messenger - Ars Technica

August 29, 2014 - 12:24pm

Financial Express

An era ends as Microsoft completely shutters MSN Messenger
Ars Technica
The last trace of Microsoft's once-dominant Messenger network will disappear at the end of October, reports TechNode. After October 31st, Chinese users chatting on the instant messaging network will have to use Skype, not the Live Messenger client, for their ...
After 15 Years, MSN Messenger Shuts Down For GoodBestTechie
Microsoft is finally shutting down MSN MessengerVentureBeat
The MSN Messenger era will officially end in October with China shutdownTrustedReviews
The Verge -Gizmodo -Gigaom
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Tesla in Deal to Add Charging Stations in China - Wall Street Journal

August 29, 2014 - 12:21pm

Tesla in Deal to Add Charging Stations in China
Wall Street Journal
The move sent Tesla's shares up to a new record Friday. Shares rose 2.44% Friday to $270.25. As part of the agreement, Tesla will building 400 destination charging points at China Unicom retail outlets in 120 cities, Tesla confirmed in a statement.

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T-Mobile schedules Un-carrier 7.0 for Sept. 10, says that 'this time it's personal' - PhoneDog

August 29, 2014 - 12:03pm

PhoneDog

T-Mobile schedules Un-carrier 7.0 for Sept. 10, says that 'this time it's personal'
PhoneDog
Less than a month after T-Mobile CEO John Legere teased Un-carrier 7.0, an event for the move has been officially announced. T-Mobile just sent us an invitation to its Un-carrier 7.0 event on Sept. 10. The shindig will kick off at 1 p.m. PT, 4 p.m. ET, and it's ...
Uncarrier 7.0 Set for September 10th in San FranciscoAndroid Headlines - Android News
T-Mobile's Uncarrier 7.0 is the day after Apple's big launchSlashGear
T-Mobile Un-carrier 7.0 event going down September 10androidandme.com
Android Central
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Alienware revives the Area 51 desktop with a new look - CNET

August 29, 2014 - 11:01am

CNET

Alienware revives the Area 51 desktop with a new look
CNET
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Alienware's Area-51 gaming desktops sport Intel's 8-core processor and a 34 ...VentureBeat
Alienware Area-51: The gaming desktop just got wilderSlashGear
Alienware's Area-51 gaming desktop reborn as a powerful Haswell-E-packing ...PCWorld (blog)
Engadget -Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
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10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do - KREM.com (subscription)

August 29, 2014 - 10:34am

KREM.com (subscription)

10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do
KREM.com (subscription)
You've had your smartphone for a while. But let's face it: you've never read the manual. You take great pride in the fact you know how to use it. Then, it happens. You see someone do something extraordinary with his or her phone that you did not know was ...

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10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do - First Coast News

August 29, 2014 - 9:52am

First Coast News

10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do
First Coast News
You've had your smartphone for a while. But let's face it: you've never read the manual. You take great pride in the fact you know how to use it. Then, it happens. Loading… Post to Facebook. 10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could do You've ...

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Hands-on: Chrome beta gets guest mode and a new profile switcher - PCWorld (blog)

August 29, 2014 - 9:45am

Hands-on: Chrome beta gets guest mode and a new profile switcher
PCWorld (blog)
Google is changing how people switch between different user profiles and also moving guest mode from a hidden feature to a regular part of the browser, at least in beta. The latest beta build of Chrome moves user profiles from the upper left-hand corner of ...

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Nintendo Announces More Powerful 3DS - Tom's Guide

August 29, 2014 - 9:28am

Game Guru

Nintendo Announces More Powerful 3DS
Tom's Guide
Nintendo never seems satisfied releasing only one version of a console, and its 3DS is no exception. It's already been through an original, an extra-large and a kids' version, so what's one more? A new 3DS is on the way, and this one boasts two analog sticks, ...
Nintendo Direct Roundup: Everything Not Smash or New 3DSArcade Sushi
Nintendo 3DS update adds 2nd stick, better battery, moreSlashGear
Bravely Second To Be Released In Japan This WinterGameSided
Game Informer -Game Rant -Ubergizmo
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UPDATE 1-SoftBank, Sprint to offer Sony Xperia smartphone for first time -sources - Reuters

August 29, 2014 - 8:25am

Times of India

UPDATE 1-SoftBank, Sprint to offer Sony Xperia smartphone for first time -sources
Reuters
... * Mobile is weakest link in Sony's struggling electronics division. * New Xperia to be launched in Japan for winter holiday season. * Sharp Corp developed smartphone exclusively for SoftBank/Sprint (Adds details on Sony smartphone business).
SoftBank's first Sony smartphone deal takes aim at US marketReuters Canada
SoftBank, Sprint to offer Sony Xperia smartphone for first time: sourcesTHE BUSINESS TIMES (subscription)

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10 amazing things you didn't know your phone could do - Detroit Free Press

August 29, 2014 - 7:31am

USA TODAY

10 amazing things you didn't know your phone could do
Detroit Free Press
You've had your smartphone for a while. But let's face it: you've never read the manual. You take great pride in the fact you know how to use it. Then, it happens. You see someone do something extraordinary with his or her phone that you did not know was ...
10 awesome things you didn't know your phone could doW*USA 9

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10 amazing things you didn't know your phone could do - Detroit Free Press

August 29, 2014 - 7:31am

10 amazing things you didn't know your phone could do
Detroit Free Press
You've had your smartphone for a while. But let's face it: you've never read the manual. You take great pride in the fact you know how to use it. Then, it happens. You see someone do something extraordinary with his or her phone that you did not know was ...

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Mozilla presses forward with new revenue plan, debuts ads in Firefox preview - Computerworld

August 29, 2014 - 6:13am

VentureBeat

Mozilla presses forward with new revenue plan, debuts ads in Firefox preview
Computerworld
Firefox Nightly now shows ads in its new tab page, like the one for Wired.com that is marked by the small label "SPONSORED." Gregg Keizer. By Gregg Keizer. Follow. twitter · googleplus. Computerworld | Aug 29, 2014 4:04 AM PT. Mozilla has added small ...
Controversial ads slip into Firefox nightly buildsPCWorld (blog)
Firefox Nightly builds get “sponsored” Directory TilesSlashGear

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Google VP favourite to become next US chief technology officer - IT PRO

August 29, 2014 - 5:02am

IT PRO

Google VP favourite to become next US chief technology officer
IT PRO
Google VP Megan Smith could be about to join the Obama administration as the US chief technology officer. Smith has been at Google for over 10 years and is currently the VP of special projects facility Google X. She is the favourite to replace outgoing Todd ...

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iPhone 6: More bling? Apple's tills: Ka-ching! - AsiaOne

August 29, 2014 - 4:59am

AsiaOne

iPhone 6: More bling? Apple's tills: Ka-ching!
AsiaOne
Having a gemstone associated with the iPhone is certainly attention grabbing. But do I really need a sapphire screen for my phone? Print. Sapphire seems to be one of the latest fads for smartphones, thanks to the purported iPhone 6 which is reportedly set to ...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 review - PC Advisor

August 29, 2014 - 4:47am

Latino Post

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 review
PC Advisor
Since you can still buy the previous model - the Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 - this adds yet more models into the mix and even more confusion since when you compare the specs side by side, they're basically the same. What differs is the design. The Tab 4 doesn't have ...
Samsung Asks NYC Street-Goers to Compare Galaxy Tab S and iPad Air in New ...Mac Rumors
One Of Samsung's Ads For The New Galaxy Note 4 Disappeared After It Was ...Businessinsider India
Apple, Samsung face $3.9 billion wall to China salesThanh Nien Daily

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Facebook forced to scotch Messenger 'Trojan Horse' rumours - The Drum

August 29, 2014 - 4:04am

Facebook forced to scotch Messenger 'Trojan Horse' rumours
The Drum
Facebook has been forced to deny that its Messenger app has the ability to commandeer a host smartphone's camera and microphone to observe and listen in on individuals, following the circulation of rumours to that effect. Stating categorically that such ...

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