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BioWare's cancelled 'Shadow Realms,' its first original game in six years - Engadget

February 10, 2015 - 4:12am

Crave Online

BioWare's cancelled 'Shadow Realms,' its first original game in six years
Engadget
Well, that was quick. Six months after its debut, BioWare's announced that it's cancelled its forthcoming online action-role-playing game, Shadow Realms. BioWare Austin isn't moving forward with the four-versus-one PC game because, as the studio's general ...
BioWare cancel Shadow Realms, working on Star Wars and new IP insteadMetro
Bioware's Shadow Realms Is CanceledGamingBolt

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Nikon Announces D810A Camera for Astrophotography - Fstoppers

February 10, 2015 - 3:32am

Fstoppers

Nikon Announces D810A Camera for Astrophotography
Fstoppers
Nikon has officially announced the newest addition to their lineup of DSLR cameras, the D810A, designed specifically for astrophotography. The camera appears to be a modified version of the D810 camera announced last June, but with a few new features ...

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Modern cars are ripe targets for hackers - gulfnews.com

February 10, 2015 - 2:47am

Modern cars are ripe targets for hackers
gulfnews.com
WASHINGTON: Cars these days have more in common with smartphones than with the Model T. But a new report from Sen. Edward Markey warns that the increasing technical complexity of vehicles is leaving drivers' security and privacy at risk. “Drivers have ...

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Apple Pay strikes first airline deal with JetBlue - The Verge

February 10, 2015 - 2:43am

USA TODAY

Apple Pay strikes first airline deal with JetBlue
The Verge
Apple Pay is coming to select JetBlue Airways flights starting next week, according to a report in USA Today. Passengers with an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus can purchase food and onboard amenities without fishing out their credit cards starting on transcontinental ...
JetBlue to Become First Airline to Accept Apple Pay In-FlightMac Rumors
JetBlue to begin accepting Apple Pay for in-flight payments next weekApple Insider
JetBlue is the First Airline to Accept and Promote Apple Pay at 35000 FeetPatently Apple
USA TODAY -The Rakyat Post -9 to 5 Mac (blog)
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Facebook's Internet.org now offering free connectivity to millions in India - VentureBeat

February 10, 2015 - 2:12am

Firstpost

Facebook's Internet.org now offering free connectivity to millions in India
VentureBeat
Internet.org is now available in India, Facebook said late Monday, potentially bringing Internet access to tens of millions of new users for the first time. In a blog post, Facebook said the app, which it developed in conjunction with Reliance Communications, will ...
Facebook Takes Internet.org And Its Free Mobile Data Services To IndiaTechCrunch
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Hooked Up With Reliance Communications For ...Benchmark Monitor
Facebook rings Reliance Communications for free data accessZee News
Firstpost -Daily News & Analysis
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Google buys photo backup app Odysee to beef up picture-handling capabilities ... - IBNLive

February 10, 2015 - 1:36am

Google buys photo backup app Odysee to beef up picture-handling capabilities ...
IBNLive
San Francisco: Google said that it has bought smartphone photo backup and sharing platform Odysee to beef up picture-handling capabilities at its online social network. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Odysee team will put its skills to work ...

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Women must force men to do housework...in the office - Telegraph.co.uk

February 10, 2015 - 1:03am

Telegraph.co.uk

Women must force men to do housework...in the office
Telegraph.co.uk
Do you loathe housekeeping? More to the point, do you also loathe the type of 'helping out' which you're expected to do in the office, which barely warrants a 'thank-you'? You know the type of activity I mean: prepping for meetings, making sure everyone's got ...
Facebook executive: Women stuck with 'women's work' at workLive 5 News
Smith: Everyone should stop interrupting womenThe Daily Orange

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IBM Watson is starting to think in Japanese, with Softbank's help - Mashable

February 9, 2015 - 11:38pm

Mashable

IBM Watson is starting to think in Japanese, with Softbank's help
Mashable
Pictured at IBM Research - Tokyo is IBM Researcher Risa Nishiyama with SoftBank's Pepper robot using Watson in a demonstration environment. (Feature Photo Service). Image: IBM, Feature Photo Service. Lance-ulanoff-headshot-sq. By Lance Ulanoff 1 ...
​IBM, Softbank partner on cognitive computing: Watson, meet PepperZDNet
SoftBank Will Help IBM's Watson Learn JapaneseTechCrunch
IBM's Watson Turns Japanese and Moves Into RobotsNew York Times (blog)
TheStreet.com -Re/code
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Apple Pay takes to the skies via JetBlue - USA TODAY

February 9, 2015 - 11:07pm

USA TODAY

Apple Pay takes to the skies via JetBlue
USA TODAY
NEW YORK — Apple Pay is poised to take off — quite literally. Starting next week, passengers on select JetBlue Airways flights can use Apple Pay on their iPhone 6 and 6 Plus handsets to buy food, drinks and certain onboard amenities when the plane ...

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Nikon Targets Star Gazers With D810A SLR for Astrophotography - PC Magazine

February 9, 2015 - 10:10pm

CNET

Nikon Targets Star Gazers With D810A SLR for Astrophotography
PC Magazine
Nikon is releasing a specialized version of its D810 SLR that is fine-tuned for astrophotography, the D810A. It uses the same full-frame 36-megapixel image sensor as the D810, but it is sensitive to infrared light on the 656nm wavelength, a portion of the ...
Nikon D810A reaches for the starsCNET
Nikon D810A is Highest-resolution Astrophotography DSLRTom's Guide
Nikon's D810A DSLR is designed for shooting starsEngadget
The Verge -Digital Trends -Gizmodo
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Legs mark the Spot: Geeks get a KICK out of ROBO-DOG bash demo - The Register

February 9, 2015 - 9:59pm

SMN Weekly

Legs mark the Spot: Geeks get a KICK out of ROBO-DOG bash demo
The Register
Video K-9 never had to put up with this: howls of humourous outrage have greeted the latest video from bot-gurus Boston Dynamics. What the famous robotics outfit wants to demonstrate is that its latest product, Spot, has great stability and does a decent job of ...
Boston Dynamics' newest robot has a dog's name but walks like a horseThe Verge
Boston Dynamics unveils four-legged robot that walks up stairs, can be kicked ...UPI.com
Google Added A Puppy To Its Creepy Robot FamilyFast Company
SFGate (blog) -Kotaku -SMN Weekly
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KickassTorrents Has Switched Domains Again - TIME

February 9, 2015 - 9:00pm

TIME

KickassTorrents Has Switched Domains Again
TIME
Popular torrent site KickassTorrents switched back to a Tongan top-level domain (.to) this week after authorities apparently banned its Somalian address, KickassTorrents.so. The file-sharing site had only been at the Somalian address since last November, ...
'Kickass' Somali pirates get their asses kicked by Japanese ass-kickersThe Register
Kickass Torrents banned but pirates pop up elsewhereSydney Morning Herald
Kickass torrents gets its ass kicked offlineITProPortal
Yibada (English Edition) -Mashable -BetaNews
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Gorilla Glass maker unveils plans for sapphire-like phone screen - Mashable

February 9, 2015 - 8:57pm

Mashable

Gorilla Glass maker unveils plans for sapphire-like phone screen
Mashable
While the iPhone 6 didn't have the sapphire glass display some pundits were expecting, the makers of the Gorilla Glass displays covering Apple's iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy line has a new material up its sleeve — one that supposedly combines the best ...

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iPhone 6S Report Exposes Controversial Camera Risk - Forbes

February 9, 2015 - 8:33pm

Forbes

iPhone 6S Report Exposes Controversial Camera Risk
Forbes
Hopes of a fancy new high-megapixel camera in any forthcoming iPhone 6s are likely to be in vain if the latest rumour coming from Taipei is to be believed. iPhone 6s to stick with 8-megapixel sensor. Industry analyst Jeff Pu of Yuanta Securities Investment ...
iPhone 6s camera likely won't get a megapixel upgradeTechnologyTell
iPhone 6S / 7 To Keep 8MP Camera [Report]ValueWalk

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Review: Dell Venue 8 7000 Tablet - Wired

February 9, 2015 - 8:31pm

Full-Time Whistle

Review: Dell Venue 8 7000 Tablet
Wired
A sleek, well-built Android tablet. The screen just goes on forever. Every tablet should be this thin and this light. The battery lasts a long, long time. TIRED. Just finicky enough to make me worry about its performance. The screen's a little too vibrant, like an ...
Image measurement tool now active in Dell Venue 8 7000 tabletAndroid Community

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Previously $24 A Year, Imgur Pro Is Now Free - TechCrunch

February 9, 2015 - 7:04pm

SlashGear

Previously $24 A Year, Imgur Pro Is Now Free
TechCrunch
Do you, like much of the Internet, turn to Imgur for your one-off image hosting needs? Want the features that come with an Imgur Pro account, but don't want to… you know, pay for it? Good news! Imgur Pro doesn't exist anymore. The company has ditched the ...
Imgur drops 'Pro' subscription service, gives tools to all usersSlashGear
Imgur Pro is now free for everyoneBetaNews
Imgur kills its Pro subscription, now lets all users store an unlimited number of ...The Verge
Ubergizmo (blog) -NBC 7 San Diego (blog)
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Microsoft, Samsung settle contract dispute over Android patent payments - ZDNet

February 9, 2015 - 5:46pm

Channel News Asia

Microsoft, Samsung settle contract dispute over Android patent payments
ZDNet
Microsoft and Samsung have settled their contract dispute over Android patent-licensing, according to a brief statement issued by Microsoft on February 9. microsoftsamsungsettle.jpg Microsoft officials declined to qualify or comment in any way on the ...
Microsoft, Samsung strike a deal in Android royalty quarrelPhoneDog
Samsung and Microsoft Settle Dispute Over Android Patent PaymentsRe/code
(LEAD) Samsung, Microsoft end patent disputeYonhap News
Reuters UK
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VIDEO: Teens Struggle to Work a Nintendo Power Glove - PC Magazine

February 9, 2015 - 4:59pm

CNET

VIDEO: Teens Struggle to Work a Nintendo Power Glove
PC Magazine
Most teens are familiar with Nintendo's gaming technology—the Wii and 3DS consoles, maybe even the GameCube. But only the most seasoned gamers recognize the Power Glove. Released in 1989, Nintendo's Terminator-esque glove earned no respect ...
Teens don't understand why anyone bought Nintendo's Power GloveMashable
Today's teens unimpressed by Nintendo's retro Power Glove controllerCNET
Watch These Teens Hilariously Struggle With A Nintendo Power GloveHuffington Post
Uproxx -Game Informer -Tech Times
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With 93% of mobile profits, Apple set to dominate by 2018: Canaccord Genuity - ITBusiness.ca

February 9, 2015 - 3:14pm

With 93% of mobile profits, Apple set to dominate by 2018: Canaccord Genuity
ITBusiness.ca
Apple picked up 93 per cent of all of the industry's profits in the mobile space in Q4 of 2014, according to an analyst – and in three years, it'll probably hit 650 million users, or one-third of all smartphone owners. On Monday, Canaccord Genuity analyst Mike ...

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Congress probing White House role in FCC chief's net-neutrality plan - Los Angeles Times

February 9, 2015 - 2:31pm

Los Angeles Times

Congress probing White House role in FCC chief's net-neutrality plan
Los Angeles Times
Two congressional committees have launched investigations into whether the White House improperly influenced the net-neutrality proposal released last week by the head of the Federal Communications Commission. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman ...
FCC Braces For Legal Backlash Against Proposed Net Neutrality RulesFast Company
How “net neutrality” became a separation of powers storyWashington Post
Net neutrality is everywhereFox News
The Hill -Dslreports -Nasdaq
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