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Taliban propaganda app removed from Google Play store - The Verge

April 4, 2016 - 6:24am

The Verge

Taliban propaganda app removed from Google Play store
The Verge
An Android app developed by the Taliban has been removed from the Google Play store for promoting hate speech, the BBC reports. The Pashto-language app, called Alemarah, contained official statements, videos, and other content from the Islamist group, ...
Afghan Taliban Makes Unsuccessful Foray into AppsNewsweek
Google Diffuses Taliban's Explosive App on Play StoreBidness ETC
Google removes Taliban app from the Play Store, alleged ISIS app remains9 to 5 Google
Voice of America -Bloomberg -Fortune -Opptrends
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Siri update offers support for rape victims and suicide questions - Telegraph.co.uk

April 4, 2016 - 5:37am

Telegraph.co.uk

Siri update offers support for rape victims and suicide questions
Telegraph.co.uk
Apple's digital assistant has been updated to provide more compassionate and helpful advice in response to users' questions about rape, suicide and abuse. The assistant, known as Siri, was previously condemned alongside Samsung, Google and ...
Siri Now Appropriately Responds To Statements About Physical Or Sexual AbuseUbergizmo
Siri Update News: Apple's voice-assistant “Siri” now responds appropriately to Sexual AssaultsNews Every day
Apple updates Siri to appropriately respond to statements like 'I was raped'IBNLive
Mic -Hot Hardware -Refinery29 -Mashable
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HP says its new ultra-thin laptop will out-innovate Apple - The Verge

April 4, 2016 - 3:09am

The Verge

HP says its new ultra-thin laptop will out-innovate Apple
The Verge
Having made a habit of emulating (if not outright imitating) Apple's MacBook and MacBook Air lines in recent years, HP believes its latest laptops are going to propel it to a position of design leadership. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal ahead of ...
HP's Thinnest Ever Laptop Will Go Head-To-Head With Apple's MacBookInternational Business Times
HP is convinced its new laptop will be a MacBook-beaterCult of Mac
MacBook Pro 2016 news, rumors: Great new features; June 13 release date?Christian Daily
NDTV -MNR Daily -The Christian Times -Bitbag
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Watch the second animated short for Blizzard's new shooter, Overwatch - The Verge

April 3, 2016 - 3:18pm

The Verge

Watch the second animated short for Blizzard's new shooter, Overwatch
The Verge
Blizzard has released the second in a series of four short animated videos ahead of the launch of multiplayer shooter Overwatch on May 24th. It'd be easy to write off the game — Blizzard's first new property in nearly two decades — as just another ...
Widowmaker Aims To Kill In The Second Overwatch Animated ShortKotaku
It's Tracer vs. Widowmaker in this latest Overwatch animated shortDestructoid
Tracer And Widowmaker Take The Lead In The New 'Overwatch' Animated ShortHigh-Def Digest
TGD -PC Invasion (blog) -Cinelinx
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BlackBerry's Android Gamble Has Failed - Forbes

April 3, 2016 - 10:47am

Forbes

BlackBerry's Android Gamble Has Failed
Forbes
BlackBerry's fiscal fourth quarter results may show growth in the software and services area and point to the future of the Canadian company, but it shows another fall in handset sales to just 600,000 units in the last fiscal quarter. It's looking like ...
BlackBerry: In Defense Of John ChenSeeking Alpha
BlackBerry Priv Getting Android Marshmallow Treat In Late April, Early May At The LatestTech Times
BlackBerry's John Chen Talks New Phones, Encryption and Message for Tim CookBidness ETC
The Hindu -Daily Star Gazette -ChinaTopix -ChristianToday
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Everything You Need to Get Started with Your iPad - The Horn

April 3, 2016 - 8:18am

The Horn

Everything You Need to Get Started with Your iPad
The Horn
Even for those who already own an iPhone, the iPad is an entirely new proposition. Read this iPad guide to get started with your new device. 1. Restoring Data from iCloud. If you already own a MacBook or an iPhone, connecting your iPad to either device ...
How Apple is maturing into middle ageThe Week Magazine
iPhone SE's Revelations: The Complete BreakdownNews Every day
New iOS 9 Exploit Can Infect Enterprise Devices With Malware: Here's How It WorksTech Times
Daily Star Gazette -Tampa Bay Review -InformationWeek -Ecumenical News
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Nintendo Miitomo: How To Get Started And Hot To Get More Coins - Tech Times

April 3, 2016 - 7:59am

Tech Times

Nintendo Miitomo: How To Get Started And Hot To Get More Coins
Tech Times
Nintendo's first mobile for iOS and Android is finally out, and players are downloading it by the millions. Both a game and a sort of social network, making a Mii is just the start of the Miitomo experience. (Photo : Nintendo | YouTube). New to ...
Good to know: My Nintendo points expire after six monthsDestructoid
Miitomo Hits 3 Million Downloads WorldwideAlways Nintendo
Miitomo brings Nintendo's trademark weirdness to the social appCBC.ca
Quartz -Android Community -Nintendo News (blog) -Daily Star Gazette
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Republicans Fight for Cap on ObamaPhone Spending at FCC - ValueWalk

April 2, 2016 - 11:33pm

ValueWalk

Republicans Fight for Cap on ObamaPhone Spending at FCC
ValueWalk
House Republicans will take action on a bill to cap the Federal Communications Commission's newly expanded Lifeline program in April, after a compromise between partisan commissioners fell through at the last minute Thursday. The FCC's March open ...
How the government plans to protect your privacy from ISPs (FAQ)CNET
Federal Communications Commissioners endorsed a program to help poor in gaining Internet accessLawyer Herald
FCC widens program to forge Internet connectionsJoplin Globe
The National Law Review -Targeted News Service (subscription) -Tech Times -Morning Consult
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Watch Gabe Aul share juicy stats about the Windows 10 Insider program (video) - WinBeta

April 2, 2016 - 8:36pm

WinBeta

Watch Gabe Aul share juicy stats about the Windows 10 Insider program (video)
WinBeta
During a session at Build 2016, Microsoft's Gabe Aul and Bill Karagounis shared some cool stats about the Windows 10 Insider Program. Both guys, who have a customer service background, went over the beginning of the program offering stats and ...

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I'm excited for Windows 10's ability to mirror Android notifications - PhoneDog

April 2, 2016 - 7:53pm

PhoneDog

I'm excited for Windows 10's ability to mirror Android notifications
PhoneDog
I don't know about you guys, but I try my hardest to stay away from the Internet in general on April 1st each year. While many pranks actually end up being quite funny and obvious, others are just heartbreaking (such as this Launcher Pro update prank ...
Watch Gabe Aul share juicy stats about the Windows 10 Insider program (video)WinBeta
Android for the Windows Guy: Choose the Right SmartphoneThurrott.com (blog)
Cortana celebrates her second birthday with some new featuresPhone Arena
InformationWeek -Neowin -St. George Daily Spectrum -ZDNet
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Citing Delays, Oculus Refunding Shipping Fees for Rift Orders - PC Magazine

April 2, 2016 - 6:07pm

PC Magazine

Citing Delays, Oculus Refunding Shipping Fees for Rift Orders
PC Magazine
If you've preordered an Oculus Rift and haven't received it yet, you're probably wondering where it is—worse, you're probably wondering when Oculus is going to give you any update whatsoever as to when you might get your headset. Though you still ...
The DeanBeat: How long will we have to wait before VR delivers our technology Renaissance?VentureBeat
Oculus' virtual reality headset to launch without fanfareWaterbury Republican American
There Are Some Super Shady Things in Oculus Rift's Terms of ServiceGizmodo
Sioux City Journal -Fortune -The Verge -Times of India
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Volkswagen Reaches Out to US Dealers, Vows to 'Redefine' Tarnished Brand - Wall Street Journal

April 2, 2016 - 6:02pm

Wall Street Journal

Volkswagen Reaches Out to US Dealers, Vows to 'Redefine' Tarnished Brand
Wall Street Journal
LAS VEGAS—Volkswagen AG's management extended an olive branch on Saturday to car dealers hit hard by the German auto giant's emissions-testing scandal. Much of what dealers want to hear, however, went unsaid. Herbert Diess, head of the ...
VW Promises To Stay In America24/7 Wall St.
Volkswagen Reassures Dealers on Growth Plans for U.S. MarketBloomberg
Volkswagen reassures dealers on plans for U.S. marketSeeking Alpha
Daily Star Gazette -Ward's Auto -UPI.com -The Japan News
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FBI tells local police it will help unlock iPhones when possible - ZDNet

April 2, 2016 - 3:08pm

ZDNet

FBI tells local police it will help unlock iPhones when possible
ZDNet
A worker tries to repair an iPhone in a repair store in New York. (Image: file photo via Eduardo Munoz/Reuters). The FBI has told local law enforcement agencies that it will provide technical assistance to unlock iPhones in criminal cases around the US ...
Father Pleads in Vain with Tim Cook to Open his Dead Son's iPhone because Touch ID Failed to Work when NeededPatently Apple
ACLU seeks to unseal docket in Massachusetts iPhone caseJURIST
FBI Pledges To Assist Local Police In Unlocking iPhones5newsonline.com
Pulse Headlines
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I Ditched My Glasses For Virtual Reality - Kotaku

April 2, 2016 - 2:03pm

Kotaku

I Ditched My Glasses For Virtual Reality
Kotaku
These are my eyes. Normally they are surrounded by thick frames with thicker glass. But now that virtual reality is a thing, I needed room on my face for other things. After nearly three decades I'm switching from eyeglasses to contacts. Note the ...
The DeanBeat: How long will we have to wait before VR delivers our technology Renaissance?VentureBeat
Review: Oculus Rift technology cool, but content not so hot yetMinneapolis Star Tribune
HTC Vive, Oculus Rift run into trouble getting orders out on timePolygon
Cinema Blend -PCWorld -GameSpot -Engadget
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What $1000 Gets You From Tesla - Forbes

April 2, 2016 - 1:35pm

Forbes

What $1000 Gets You From Tesla
Forbes
I put $1,000 down to get a place in line for a Model 3 last Thursday at Tesla's Stanford Shopping Center store. I joined about 300 people who were there by 10 am and which I estimated had grown to 400 by the time I left at 11 am. As of 8 pm on Friday ...
Tesla Model 3 unveiled: Everything you need to knowZDNet
Tesla Model 3 Attracts 250000+ Buyers and Investors Too (TSLA)LearnBonds
Six ways the Tesla Model 3 changes the EV gameCNET
The Charlottesville Newsplex -Belleville News-Democrat (blog) -Syracuse.com -Jalopnik
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