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New Facebook Feature Helps Users Prevent Suicides - CBS Local

February 26, 2015 - 2:08am

CBS Local

New Facebook Feature Helps Users Prevent Suicides
CBS Local
MENLO PARK (CBS SF) — Facebook rolled out a new feature to help users prevent their friends from committing suicide. Users will be able to report posts they believe may indicate a friend is thinking of harming themselves. Facebook will review the post, and ...
Facebook Will Try and Improve the Way It Offers Suicide Prevention SupportTIME
UW researchers help Facebook with suicide preventionKING5.com
Facebook New Feature Aids Suicide PreventionNews Every day
SFGate (blog) -Youth Health Magzine -Los Angeles Times
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Takata must save faulty air-bag inflators for litigation, US probe - Reuters

February 26, 2015 - 1:49am

Reuters

Takata must save faulty air-bag inflators for litigation, US probe
Reuters
Takata Corp's company plate is seen at an entrance of the building where Takata Corp headquarters is located at in Tokyo December 9, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Yuya Shino. Related Topics. Business ». Stocks. Takata Corp. 7312.T. ¥1,334. ----. 02/24/2015.
NHTSA orders Takata to preserve air bag inflatorsDetroit Free Press
U.S. Orders Takata to Preserve Evidence in Air-Bag ProbesBloomberg
Regulators escalate Takata probeMarketWatch
seattlepi.com
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Samsung Ramps UFS 2.0 Smartphone Memory - PC Magazine

February 25, 2015 - 8:45pm

Engadget

Samsung Ramps UFS 2.0 Smartphone Memory
PC Magazine
Your next smartphone could have memory that's nearly three times faster than the embedded eMMC 5.0 storage used in today's flagship handsets. Samsung said Wednesday that it is now mass producing its first 128GB ultra-fast embedded memory based on ...
​Samsung begins production of next-gen embedded NAND flashZDNet
Samsung wants to put 128GB of fast storage in your next phoneEngadget
Samsung Announces 128GB UFS Storage For SmartphonesAnandTech
Yonhap News
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UK BlackBerry users falls below one million - Market Business News

February 25, 2015 - 6:09pm

PCWorld

UK BlackBerry users falls below one million
Market Business News
Latest figures from eMarketer reveal that BlackBerry's UK base has fallen below one million and could decline to just 400,000 in the next few years. In 2013 there were 2.5 million BlackBerry users in the UK – giving the company an eight per cent share of the ...
Analyst: Mobile Support in Office and Office 365 Is a Mixed BagRedmond Channel Partner
Opinion: Here's why Microsoft stock is better than you thinkMarketWatch
The Last Gasp for Windows PhoneADT Magazine (blog)
GeekWire -PCWorld
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Pebble Demand a Good Sign for Apple Watch? - Fox Business

February 25, 2015 - 5:50pm

Fox Business

Pebble Demand a Good Sign for Apple Watch?
Fox Business
In what could be considered a sign of optimism for the smartwatch market, Pebble Time raised almost $10 million dollars by its second day on crowdfunding site, Kickstarter. An early pioneer in the smartwatch category, Pebble came to prominence in 2012, ...

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Disruption for cybercrooks that infected millions of PCs - Stuff.co.nz

February 25, 2015 - 4:37pm

Stuff.co.nz

Disruption for cybercrooks that infected millions of PCs
Stuff.co.nz
ZERO DAY: Cybercriminals responsible for infecting millions of PCs have been hobbled in a joint operation between Europol and tech firms. A cybercrime operation that stole banking information by hacking more than three million computers in Indonesia, ...

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Lizard Squad Claims To Have Intercepted Lenovo Emails After Website ... - Forbes

February 25, 2015 - 4:36pm

Mashable

Lizard Squad Claims To Have Intercepted Lenovo Emails After Website ...
Forbes
It looks as though a Lizard Squad member, or some affiliated crew, has compromised the infrastructure serving Lenovo's Lenovo's website to thrust images of a youth and the song “Breaking Free” from High School Musical at visitors. But it could be worse ...
Lenovo website hacked in wake of Superfish debacleCIO
It Looks Like the Lizard Squad Hacked LenovoGizmodo
LizardSquad Hacks Lenovo.com In Apparent Retaliation Over Superfish Adware ...Hot Hardware
KHON2 -Communities Digital News
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Splice In Fiber Optic Cable Crashes Some Internet/Cell Phone Service In Payson - Payson Roundup

February 25, 2015 - 4:17pm

Payson Roundup

Splice In Fiber Optic Cable Crashes Some Internet/Cell Phone Service In Payson
Payson Roundup
#CenturyLink says a splice in a fiber optic cable north of the Carefree Highway is likely to blame for a service outage impacting Verizon and CenturyLink customers since 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. #Customers in Payson, Flagstaff, Page, Winslow and ...
Possible cut line interrupts service for Arizona CenturyLink customersKTAR.com
CenturyLink working to fix outageKPHO Phoenix
Police log: Home burglaryArizona Daily Sun
azcentral.com -ABC15 Arizona
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What Next-Gen VR Headsets Need - PC Magazine

February 25, 2015 - 4:08pm

Engadget

What Next-Gen VR Headsets Need
PC Magazine
As I was testing the Gear VR Innovator Edition and its Oculus software, I noted that while it was the best quality consumer VR headset I've used, there still were noticeable hardware limitations. This seems to be a rapidly developing field where there's still ...
Oculus offers $1 million prize pool for Gear VR developersEngadget
Oculus Launch Cash Prize Competition For Developers To Work On Gear VR ...Android Headlines - Android News
Oculus Rift At The Chicago Auto ShowTechaeris
Stuff Magazine -Gigaom -DroidGamers (blog)
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Google Plans New Headquarters, and a City Fears Being Overrun - New York Times

February 25, 2015 - 1:39pm

New York Times

Google Plans New Headquarters, and a City Fears Being Overrun
New York Times
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Apple is moving into Silicon Valley headquarters that look like a spaceship. Facebook is expanding its campus with a new building designed by Frank Gehry. Now it's Google's turn. This week, Google, the search giant, is expected ...
BIG / Heatherwick Studio to design new Google HQArchinect
Google Is Planning a Massive New HeadquartersTIME
Google Taps BIG and Heatherwick to Design New California HeadquartersArchDaily
Co.Design -Silicon Valley Business Journal -CITY A.M.
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With 'Android for Work,' Google hopes you'll use your phone on the job - CNET

February 25, 2015 - 1:28pm

Wired

With 'Android for Work,' Google hopes you'll use your phone on the job
CNET
With its new Android for Work initiative, the tech giant aims to deepen its roots in the workplace with services meant to make IT departments happy. by Richard Nieva · @richardjnieva; 26 February 2015, 6:00 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Android for Work shapes up with new enterprise program launchZDNet
Google lures businesses with new Android for Work programMashable
Android For Work Brings Google To The OfficeInformationWeek
The Verge -MarketWatch -Gigaom
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Google's AI Is Now Smart Enough to Play Atari Like the Pros - Wired

February 25, 2015 - 12:53pm

Wired

Google's AI Is Now Smart Enough to Play Atari Like the Pros
Wired
Silicon Valley Could Learn a Lot From Skater Culture. Just Not How to Be a Meritocracy · A Pill That Boosts a Woman's Sex Drive Is Almost Here. But Do We Need It? MAGAZINE · Current Issue · Wired Magazine Subscribe. Why 40-Year-Old Tech Is Still ...

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Artificial Intelligence scores high at arcade; Google program beats gamers at ... - Fox Business

February 25, 2015 - 12:34pm

Artificial Intelligence scores high at arcade; Google program beats gamers at ...
Fox Business
FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2004 file photo, a youth tries a Ms. Pac-Man TV game in New York. Computers already have bested human champions in Jeopardy! and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone to master an entirely new level: Space Invaders.

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HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders' - Chron.com

February 25, 2015 - 12:23pm

Chron.com

HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'
Chron.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — Computers already have bested human champions in "Jeopardy!" and chess, but artificial intelligence now has gone to master an entirely new level: "Space Invaders." Google scientists have cooked up software that can do better than ...

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Facebook fixed 61 high-severity flaws last year through its bug bounty program - PCWorld

February 25, 2015 - 12:19pm

Re/code

Facebook fixed 61 high-severity flaws last year through its bug bounty program
PCWorld
As a result of reports received through its bug bounty program Facebook confirmed and fixed 61 high-severity vulnerabilities last year, almost 50 percent more than in 2013. Since 2011, the company has been paying monetary rewards to researchers who ...
Facebook's bug bounty program awarded $1.3M in 2014San Jose Mercury News
Facebook Paid People $1.3 Million Last Year to Find Problems With FacebookRe/code
Facebook's bug bounty program paid out $1.3 million in 2014ZDNet

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Lexus tops auto dependability survey - Paradise Post

February 25, 2015 - 12:19pm

Lexus tops auto dependability survey
Paradise Post
DETROIT (AP) — Lexus is the most dependable car brand for the fourth consecutive year in rankings that increasingly hinge on high-tech features. Buick, Toyota, Cadillac and Honda and Porsche, which were tied, rounded out the top five spots in the annual ...

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This AI Learned Atari Games Like Humans Do - And Now it Beats Them - NBCNews.com

February 25, 2015 - 12:06pm

NBCNews.com

This AI Learned Atari Games Like Humans Do - And Now it Beats Them
NBCNews.com
Ever been totally dominated by the computer player in a video game? A new artificial intelligence system takes on all comers with a handful of old Atari titles, and it does so after learning the rules bit by bit like a human. Its creators claim this is just the very ...
HAL wins: Computer program bests humans at 'Space Invaders'Washington Post
Google Made an AI That Can Beat You at '80s Video GamesLive Science
Google's AI Is Now Smart Enough to Play Atari Like the ProsWired
Bloomberg -BBC News -Discovery News
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5 classic Atari games that totally stump Google's artificial intelligence algorithm - Washington Post (blog)

February 25, 2015 - 12:03pm

5 classic Atari games that totally stump Google's artificial intelligence algorithm
Washington Post (blog)
Computers are better than us at chess, “Jeopardy” and now plenty of Atari games, following Google's breakthrough in artificial intelligence. But there are still a few games were Google's impressive new algorithm is largely clueless. Of the 49 games it ...

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Google now lets you upload 50000 songs to the cloud for free - The Verge

February 25, 2015 - 12:00pm

TIME

Google now lets you upload 50000 songs to the cloud for free
The Verge
Google's taking a big step out in front of its music streaming competitors today. The company has just announced that effective immediately, you'll be able to upload up to 50,000 songs from your personal music collection and store them in the cloud through ...
Google ups free song storage limit to 50000 songs on Google Play9 to 5 Google
Google Play Music now lets you store up to 50000 songs in its cloudPhoneDog
Google Play Music Is Now an Even Better Spotify AlternativeGizmodo
TIME -AndroidOS.in
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This Is How Kickstarter Is Supposed to Work - Yahoo Tech

February 25, 2015 - 11:37am

This Is How Kickstarter Is Supposed to Work
Yahoo Tech
This is how Kickstarter is supposed to work: An entrepreneur has an idea and a plan and the technical chops to pull it off, and no venture capitalist believes in him, so he appeals to the WiFi connected masses for funds, which come through in the millions, ...

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