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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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Snapchat To Feature News, Ads. New Service In November. - Indian Nerve

August 20, 2014 - 3:16am

Indian Nerve

Snapchat To Feature News, Ads. New Service In November.
Indian Nerve
Popular mobile photo sharing service Snapchat has decided to let ads in. Soon there will be 'Snap' ads that will vanish within seconds, reports the Wall Street Journal. Known as Snapchat Discovery, the service is all set for a November launch and is ...
Snapchat in talks to expand services: ReportEconomic Times
Snapchat to soon become a news, video and ad platform for brandsAppAdvice
News and ads to appear on SnapchatThe Australian
Reuters -CNET -Engadget
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Google Launches Photo Sphere Camera App for iOS - NDTV

August 20, 2014 - 2:36am

NDTV

Google Launches Photo Sphere Camera App for iOS
NDTV
Google on Tuesday released its Photo Sphere Camera app for iPhone and iPad devices. The 360-degree photo capturing Photo Sphere feature made its debut in Google Nexus 4 stock camera app, and was recently made available for non-Nexus Android ...

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Cupertino to get super-fast broadband service - San Jose Mercury News

August 20, 2014 - 2:02am

WJXT Jacksonville

Cupertino to get super-fast broadband service
San Jose Mercury News
CUPERTINO -- This city is about to get a GigaPower boost to speed up Internet service. AT&T is set to announce Wednesday it will bring super-fast broadband service, dubbed GigaPower, to Apple's hometown. It promises download speeds of up to 1 gigabit ...
AT&T taking GigaPower ultrafast Internet to Google's hometownDallas Business Journal (blog)
Cupertino wins race to be first west coast location to get AT&T's gigabit-speed fiber9 to 5 Mac (blog)
AT&T to deliver 1Gbps broadband to Silicon ValleyCNET
Wall Street Journal -PR Newswire (press release)
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Protests in Ferguson - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 1:23am

Reuters

Protests in Ferguson
Reuters
Protests continue in the St. Louis suburb over the police shooting of an unarmed teen. 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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Floods in India - Reuters

August 20, 2014 - 12:10am

Reuters

Floods in India
Reuters
Heavy rains cause landslides and floods in many parts of India. 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.

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NHTSA unveils new recall search tool - Reuters

August 19, 2014 - 11:06pm

Reuters

NHTSA unveils new recall search tool
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. auto safety regulators on Wednesday unveiled a more precise way for vehicle owners to search online to find out if their cars or motorcycles have been recalled by the manufacturer. The National Highway Traffic Safety ...
US safety agency offers online recall checkSFGate
NHTSA launches VIN tool to search for recallsAutomotive News

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Volvo Car Swings to Net Profit in First Half of 2014 - Wall Street Journal

August 19, 2014 - 11:00pm

Volvo Car Swings to Net Profit in First Half of 2014
Wall Street Journal
STOCKHOLM—Swedish auto maker Volvo Car Corp. said Wednesday it swung to a net profit during the first half of the year as car sales increased 9.5% on strong demand in China, Sweden and Western Europe. Volvo said net profit for the first six months of ...

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China paving the way for big Xbox One sales - Computerworld (blog)

August 19, 2014 - 10:53pm

China paving the way for big Xbox One sales
Computerworld (blog)
IDG News Service - China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country's emerging console sector. Microsoft's Chinese partner BesTV revealed the figure in a Tuesday earnings statement.

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China paving the way for big Xbox One sales - PCWorld

August 19, 2014 - 10:45pm

Load The Game

China paving the way for big Xbox One sales
PCWorld
China has approved the sale of 5 million Xbox One units, opening the way for Microsoft to make a big splash in the country's emerging console sector. Microsoft's Chinese partner BesTV revealed the figure in a Tuesday earnings statement. The Chinese ...
Good Times for Xbox: The Million-mark breachedBitbag
It Sounds Like Xbox One Sales Have Reached At Least 5 Million UnitsGameSpot
Xbox One sold at least 5 million units, hints MicrosoftLoad The Game
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Many Chrome browser extensions do sneaky things - PCWorld

August 19, 2014 - 8:14pm

Business Insider

Many Chrome browser extensions do sneaky things
PCWorld
An analysis by security researchers of 48,000 extensions for Google's Chrome browser uncovered many that are used for fraud and data theft, actions that are mostly undetectable to regular users. The study, due to be presented Thursday at the Usenix ...
11 Google Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your ProductivityBusiness Insider
Should Tor fork Chrome instead of playing security catchup on Firefox?CSO Magazine
Firefox slow? Don't blame your PCMinneapolis Star Tribune
Search Engine Watch
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A Giant Tablet Gives Kids More Screen Time Together - Wall Street Journal

August 19, 2014 - 5:36pm

Wall Street Journal

A Giant Tablet Gives Kids More Screen Time Together
Wall Street Journal
Fuhu's Nabi Big Tab 24 is a high-definition Android touch device that's big enough for your kids to share. WSJ's Wilson Rothman looks at whether the $530 tablet's promise of increased engagement, and even cooperation, is worth it, despite the lack of mobility ...
Fuhu Introduces Nabi Big Tab 20-Inch And Nabi Big Tab 24-Inch To Reinvent ...Android Headlines - Android News
Fuhu Announces The Nabi Big Tab HD In 20 And 24-Inch VariantsAndroid Police
Fuhu Nabi Big Tab HD Is a Huge Tablet for the Whole FamilyGadget Gestures
Maximum PC -Los Angeles Times -USA TODAY
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Parents say no to facebooking their babies' lives - Stuff.co.nz

August 19, 2014 - 4:34pm

Stuff.co.nz

Parents say no to facebooking their babies' lives
Stuff.co.nz
PUBLIC LIFE: A growing number of parents are saying its up to their children how and when their lives are documented online. Behold the cascade of baby photos, the flood of funny kid anecdotes and the steady stream of school milestones on Facebook.
Parents opt to keep baby pictures off FacebookWMUR Manchester
Tips for Parents: To Post or Not to Post?ABC News
No photos: Parents opt to keep babies off FacebookPekin Daily Times

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Out of Razors or Diapers? Uber Corner Store to the Rescue - PC Magazine

August 19, 2014 - 3:05pm

Wired

Out of Razors or Diapers? Uber Corner Store to the Rescue
PC Magazine
The app-based car service on Tuesday launched Corner Store, a new delivery service for all kinds of common items. 0shares. Uber Corner Store · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. Out of toilet paper, razors, or body wash? Uber can help you out.
Meet The Latest Uber For Home Delivery: UberForbes
Uber launches on-demand product deliveries in Washington DCVentureBeat
Uber tests local delivery with Corner StoreCNET
Business Review USA -Wall Street Journal (blog) -CSPnet.com
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Sony ultra compact A5100 camera has lightning fast autofocus - Digital Trends

August 19, 2014 - 2:43pm

Digital Trends

Sony ultra compact A5100 camera has lightning fast autofocus
Digital Trends
Smartphone cameras may be convenient, but even the best ones can't match the power of a high-quality digital camera. Sony's new ultra compact A5100 camera features a very portable design that will make the most mobile of photographers happy.

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Microsoft Updates OneNote for Android App, Improves Handwriting Function - Gamenguide

August 19, 2014 - 1:51pm

BetaNews

Microsoft Updates OneNote for Android App, Improves Handwriting Function
Gamenguide
Just in time for school, Microsoft unveiled a new update to the company's well-liked OneNote for Android app. The new version is aimed at tablet users and includes improved handwriting support. Microsoft Lays Off Thousands of Employees. The app will allow ...
OneNote for Android adds handwriting supportPCWorld (blog)
Microsoft Brings OneNote Handwriting Support Out Of Beta, Introduces New UI ...Android Police
Microsoft updates OneNote for Android w/ handwriting support, full tablet ...9 to 5 Google
BetaNews -TechCrunch -CNET
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Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, August 19th - The New Yorker

August 19, 2014 - 12:56pm

The New Yorker

Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, August 19th
The New Yorker
Strongbox is a new way for you to share information, messages, and files with our writers and editors and is designed to provide you with a greater degree of anonymity and security than afforded by conventional e-mail. To help protect your anonymity, ...

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Have Apple's Shares Really Hit An All-time High? - Forbes

August 19, 2014 - 12:55pm

pnosker.com

Have Apple's Shares Really Hit An All-time High?
Forbes
Apple Apple's shares hit what appears to be an all-time high today at $100.40. On September 19, 2012 the shares closed at an all-time high of $702.10 or $100.30 when adjusted for its 7 for 1 stock split. This was one of three separate days that the shares ...
Apple cracks $100 barrier on iPhone 6 optimismUSA TODAY
Apple's iPhone 6 On Track To Be Biggest iPhone Launch Ever, Analyst SaysInternational Business Times
Shares of $AAPL Top $100, Flirt with Record Closing HighThe Mac Observer
Chicago Tribune -TheStreet.com -SFGate (blog)
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