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Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead Ari Partinen Is Joining Apple - NDTV

May 10, 2014 - 12:31am

NDTV

Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead Ari Partinen Is Joining Apple
NDTV
One of Nokia's camera experts, Ari Partinen, has confirmed on Twitter that he is leaving the Finnish company to join Apple. Partinen wrote on Twitter, "Today will be my last day working for the amazing #Lumia family. In June I will start a new chapter in ...

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ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone now up for sale on Ebay - BetaNews

May 9, 2014 - 11:42pm

MSN UK

ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone now up for sale on Ebay
BetaNews
Mozilla has been busily working on it's Firefox OS, a mobile platform that it hopes can compete in a market dominated by Android and iOS, with Windows Phone lurking on the fringe. The company is targeting the low-end, hoping to snag the first-time ...
ZTE Open C with Firefox OS hits eBay for $99Tech Times
First Phone with Firefox OS 1.3 Hits Ebay Priced at $100Tom's Hardware Guide
ZTE Is Selling The $99 Open C Firefox Phone Exclusively On EbayTechCrunch

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​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera - CNET

May 9, 2014 - 8:45pm

Good Gear Guide

​Facebook kills Snapchat clone Poke and Facebook Camera
CNET
The social network quietly removes two unsuccessful apps from the iOS App Store nearly two years after their debuts. by Donna Tam · @DonnaYTam; May 9, 2014 6:26 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Facebook pulls plug on Poke, cancels CameraRegister
Facebook dumps the Poke and Camera apps you never usedEngadget
Facebook kills Poke and Camera appsPCWorld
Apple Insider -Wall Street Journal
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Wolverton: With smartphone theft on the rise, it's time to protect yourself - San Jose Mercury News

May 9, 2014 - 8:31pm

Techlicious

Wolverton: With smartphone theft on the rise, it's time to protect yourself
San Jose Mercury News
While state lawmakers consider ways to combat soaring smartphone thefts by mandating "kill switches" that allow users to remotely erase and disable their phones, there are steps you can take now to do the same thing. Just about every smartphone sold ...
Survey: Stolen Phones Hard to Recover Despite Tracking ToolsTechlicious (blog)

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TG Daily issues first-ever stupid patent contest! - TG Daily

May 9, 2014 - 6:52pm

TG Daily

TG Daily issues first-ever stupid patent contest!
TG Daily
There has been a bit of buzz today about a seemingly stupid patent awarded to Amazon by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The patent describes ways of taking pictures of subjects or products on a white background. In honor of Amazon we've ...
USPTO Warned New Eligibility Rules Threaten Patent SystemLaw360 (subscription)
Amazon Patents Photography Against a White Seamless BackgroundPopular Photography Magazine
Yes, President Obama's Patent Office Started Approving Basically All Patent ...Techdirt
BGR -Slate Magazine (blog) -Gizmodo Australia
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Twitter improves password-reset options, cracks down on suspicious logins - Engadget

May 9, 2014 - 6:09pm

ITProPortal

Twitter improves password-reset options, cracks down on suspicious logins
Engadget
Almost a year after rolling out two-factor authentication for verifying your logins, Twitter is announcing another welcome security update. This time, it's an improved password-reset process and a smarter system for identifying suspicious logins. The new ...
Twitter announces new measures to boost securitySin Chew Jit Poh

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Twitter improves password-reset options, cracks down on suspicious logins - Engadget

May 9, 2014 - 6:09pm

Twitter improves password-reset options, cracks down on suspicious logins
Engadget
Almost a year after rolling out two-factor authentication for verifying your logins, Twitter is announcing another welcome security update. This time, it's an improved password-reset process and a smarter system for identifying suspicious logins. The new ...

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Snapchat On 20-Year Probation After Being Charged With Deceiving Users - Search Engine Journal

May 9, 2014 - 5:24pm

Snapchat On 20-Year Probation After Being Charged With Deceiving Users
Search Engine Journal
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release this week stating that Snapchat has agreed to settle charges that it deceived users with false promises of disappearing messages. The FTC case also alleges that Snapchat deceived users in ...

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No More Foursquare Mayors: New App Launches Next Week - Fox Business

May 9, 2014 - 5:04pm

Daniel Rubino

No More Foursquare Mayors: New App Launches Next Week
Fox Business
Foursquare, the app known for its location sharing, will have a new identity next week. Foursquare will be launching Swarm for “check-ins” and the existing Foursquare app will aim to compete with Yelp (YELP), as the game changes for the company. Founded ...
Foursquare Freezes Mayors Ahead Of Swarm LaunchPC Magazine
Foursquare goes Oprah: You're a mayor and you're a mayorEngadget
Foursquare's new Swarm app means the death of badges & mayorsVentureBeat
Fast Company -The Wire -Phandroid.com
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Tomodachi Life controversy prompts Nintendo to promise same-sex ... - Neoseeker

May 9, 2014 - 4:31pm

ABC17News.com

Tomodachi Life controversy prompts Nintendo to promise same-sex ...
Neoseeker
Controversy erupted earlier this week over the lack of same-sex relationships in Nintendo's upcoming oddball life-sim Tomodachi Life. What started as a fan movement requesting same-sex relationships be added to the game became a full on fiasco with ...
Nintendo apologizes after same-sex protestKXLY Spokane
Nintendo promises 'more inclusive' games in wake of #Miiquality campaignEngadget
GLAAD Issues Statement on Lack of Same-Sex Relations in Tomodachi Life ...Arcade Sushi
The Verge -Gamenguide -Kotaku
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Chrome OS May Soon Gain Remote Wipe and Lock - Tom's Hardware Guide

May 9, 2014 - 3:35pm

SlashGear

Chrome OS May Soon Gain Remote Wipe and Lock
Tom's Hardware Guide
Back in August 2013, Google released Android Device Manager (ADM), a free service that allows Android phone and tablet users to track down their gadget. Of course, the device has to be on for the service to work, as Google tracks using GPS and Wi-Fi.
Chrome Canary for Mac lets you open files with Web AppsSlashGear
Chrome Apps Gaining OS X Finder Integration to Open Mac Files by DefaultMac Rumors
Soon you will be able to lock, erase and locate your lost ChromebookMuktware
Engadget -9 to 5 Mac
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Chrysler recalls 780000 minivans for faulty switches - USA TODAY

May 9, 2014 - 3:08pm

Economic Times

Chrysler recalls 780000 minivans for faulty switches
USA TODAY
Chrysler Group is recalling 780,000 minivans to replacing power window switches that can short-circuit and overheat or catch fire if moisture comes in contact with them. Chrysler says it has reports of 36 incidents, some of which have involved fires that were ...
Chrysler recalling 780477 minivans for overheating power window ventsAutomotive News
Chrysler recalls minivans over window switchNew Zealand Herald
Chrysler recalls 780477 minivans for possible overheating switchReuters Canada
WXYZ
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Apple can Extract Data even from a Password Protected iPhone or iPad - iOS Doc

May 9, 2014 - 2:44pm

iOS Doc

Apple can Extract Data even from a Password Protected iPhone or iPad
iOS Doc
Apple has the technical ability to disclose a wide range of information about a user upon the request of the authorities – from the person's name and contact information to their photos and e-mail content. This refers to the new company policy of cooperation ...

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Microsoft's Office Mix turns PowerPoints into 'interactive online lessons' - BetaNews

May 9, 2014 - 1:35pm

BetaNews

Microsoft's Office Mix turns PowerPoints into 'interactive online lessons'
BetaNews
Microsoft has released the first customer preview of Office Mix, a free PowerPoint 2013/Office 365 add-in which makes it easier to create and share your presentations. There are new tools to record you giving your presentations, draw on slides as though they ...
3 Ways You Can Run Microsoft Office for Free and LegallyCultureMob (blog)

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Soon you will be able to lock, erase and locate your lost Chromebook - Muktware

May 9, 2014 - 1:32pm

Muktware

Soon you will be able to lock, erase and locate your lost Chromebook
Muktware
If you recall the first Google Chrome ads, the device was promoted as a disposable PC which you can lose without loosing your data which was always on Google servers. But what if someone steals your Chromebook with some very sensitive data on it?

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Oracle Can Pursue Claims Google Copied Java, Court Says - Bloomberg

May 9, 2014 - 1:21pm

Wall Street Journal

Oracle Can Pursue Claims Google Copied Java, Court Says
Bloomberg
Oracle Corp. (ORCL) won a U.S. appeals court bid to revive claims that Google Inc. (GOOG) copied its Java programming language to develop the Android operating system, in a case that split Silicon Valley. The shortcuts created by Java to perform basic ...
UPDATE 2-Oracle wins copyright ruling against Google over AndroidReuters
Google victory against Oracle overturnedFinancial Times
Oracle Corporation wins copyright ruling against Google IncValueWalk
ReadWrite -PCWorld -Financial Express
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US Navy unveils NeRd, a secure e-reader without Wi-Fi and ports - The Next Digit

May 9, 2014 - 1:17pm

US Navy unveils NeRd, a secure e-reader without Wi-Fi and ports
The Next Digit
In order to create an alternative for smartphones and tablets which can't be used by sailors at all times due to security reasons, the U.S Navy has launched a secure e-reader named NeRD. 140508104431-navy-e-reader-story-top The e-reader which is ...

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5 top tips for Chromebooks - ITworld.com

May 9, 2014 - 1:11pm

The Next Digit

5 top tips for Chromebooks
ITworld.com
May 09, 2014, 2:06 PM — Got a Chromebook and want to get more out of it? I've got help --- use these five great Chromebook tips. Peer deep into your system. Want to get more details about the current state of your hardware and software? It's simple to do.
Google hints at remote wipe, lock and locate features for ChromebooksPCWorld (blog)
Lenovo Unveil The N20 and N20p Chromebooks, Coming This Summer.n3rdabl3
Google tries again with over 20 new Intel-powered Chromebook modelsFierceCIO
Tech Insider -Notebook Review
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You can now reset your Twitter password with a text - TechRadar UK

May 9, 2014 - 1:08pm

You can now reset your Twitter password with a text
TechRadar UK
Twitter has added a couple of new security features that should make it easier for users to reset their passwords when necessary and keep their accounts secure. Firstly Twitter users can now verify their mobile numbers with the social network and choose to ...

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What Really Happens to Your Deleted Internet Messages and Photos - ABC News

May 9, 2014 - 12:13pm

ABC News

What Really Happens to Your Deleted Internet Messages and Photos
ABC News
You send a private photo to a friend who views it for a few seconds before it disappears forever, right? Wrong! Even after Snapchat admitted photos sent using the popular app don't evaporate into the ether after all, experts say users still don't grasp how ...
Think Snapchat Doesn't Store Data? Think Again.The News Ledge
Snapchat admits photos don't “disappear” foreverwtkr.com
American Apparel (APP), FTC Settle Customer Data Transfer ChargesStreetInsider.com (subscription)
The Independent -Bustle -IDG News Service
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