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Facebook's drone prototype has wingspan greater than a Boeing 737 - Mashable

March 26, 2015 - 12:35pm

Mashable

Facebook's drone prototype has wingspan greater than a Boeing 737
Mashable
Facebook revealed new details on Thursday about its plan to bring web connectivity to the 4 billion people worldwide without Internet — and it's banking big on drones. During a keynote at its annual F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco, the company ...
Facebook Reveals Plan for Unmanned Internet AirplanesABC News
Zuckerberg says Facebook's giant Internet drones are already flyingFortune
Facebook developing solar drones to deliver global web accessEngadget
TechCrunch -American Register -News Every day
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Amazon Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage - Tom's Hardware

March 26, 2015 - 11:52am

Tom's Hardware

Amazon Offers Unlimited Cloud Storage
Tom's Hardware
For Amazon Prime members, Amazon has provided a photo storage service through its Amazon Cloud Drive for some time now. Looking to expand this and compete with other cloud services, Amazon has added unlimited storage for any content with the new ...

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Mobile storage about to balloon with new 3D flash chips from Intel and Micron - PCWorld

March 26, 2015 - 11:52am

Mobile storage about to balloon with new 3D flash chips from Intel and Micron
PCWorld
Smartphones, tablets and PCs are about to get a whole lot more storage capacity thanks to new 3D flash chips from Intel and Micron that cram more bits into a smaller space. With the 3D NAND chips, which started shipping Thursday, solid-state drives with ...

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Tinder prank 'tricked men into flirting with each other' - BBC News

March 26, 2015 - 11:44am

BBC News

Tinder prank 'tricked men into flirting with each other'
BBC News
A prank played by a developer has exposed a "serious lapse of security" in the dating app Tinder, according to one expert. The developer reportedly tricked men into flirting with each other, using fake profiles he created as bait. Men who sought to contact one ...
Someone Hacked Tinder and Got Straight Dudes to Hit On Each OtherPapermag
Tinder Hack Has Men Unintentionally Flirt With Other MenHeadlines & Global News
Tinder API Hack Leaves Unsuspecting Men Hitting on Each OtherProgrammableWeb
International Business Times -The Verge
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​Intel, Micron, Toshiba promise storage that's fast and capacious - CNET

March 26, 2015 - 11:42am

CNET

​Intel, Micron, Toshiba promise storage that's fast and capacious
CNET
Good news for laptop and smartphone buyers: a novel flash-memory design should cut costs and boost capacity. by Stephen Shankland · @stshank; March 26, 2015 9:31 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.
Mobile storage about to balloon with new 3D flash chips from Intel and MicronComputerworld Australia

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Olio's Connected Watch Envisions A World Beyond Apps - Fast Company

March 26, 2015 - 11:12am

Fast Company

Olio's Connected Watch Envisions A World Beyond Apps
Fast Company
A startup joins the smartwatch fray with a model whose hardware and software are both handcrafted. But it's skipping the whole app thing. By Harry McCracken. It's an interesting—and possibly dangerous—time to be introducing a new smartwatch. The market ...

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Google to Implement “Pointer Events” In Chrome for Better Scrolling - Android Headlines - Android News

March 26, 2015 - 10:50am

Android Headlines - Android News

Google to Implement “Pointer Events” In Chrome for Better Scrolling
Android Headlines - Android News
We all have our issues with Chrome. But it looks like one of those issues is finally going to be addressed. According to a Google Group post, it appears that Google is going to be addressing the horrible scrolling in Chrome, on all platforms. And it will do so ...

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Amazon Adds Unlimited Storage Options to Cloud Drive - The Mac Observer

March 26, 2015 - 10:48am

The Mac Observer

Amazon Adds Unlimited Storage Options to Cloud Drive
The Mac Observer
Amazon trumped everyone else in the online storage market on Thursday with its new unlimited plans. The online retailer is now offering a cloud-based file storage option without any data caps for just under US$5 a month—undercutting the best deals from ...

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Lyft's answer to rideshare safety is befriending your driver - Engadget

March 26, 2015 - 10:28am

Engadget

Lyft's answer to rideshare safety is befriending your driver
Engadget
While Uber is doing its best to make sure passengers feel safe with its drivers, Lyft just wants us all to be friends. Next week a new "Lyft profiles" feature is coming to the app that the company hopes will "humanize" the "ride experience," sparking conversations ...
Lyft Aims to Out-Uber the Competition with New FeatureKTIC
Lyft launches 'Profiles' to help connect drivers, passengersNew York Daily News
Lyft is launching new profiles feature to help drivers and ride-sharers break the iceVentureBeat
Yahoo Tech
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Why Amazon Is Hosting a $25000 Robot Showdown - TIME

March 26, 2015 - 10:16am

TIME

Why Amazon Is Hosting a $25000 Robot Showdown
TIME
Some 25 teams will compete in Amazon's upcoming robot throwdown, a competition that will test the outer limits of what a robot can see, grasp and pack into a cardboard box. The e-commerce giant recently awarded travel grants to 25 robot team finalists who ...
Amazon.com, Inc. Hosts Robot Contest To Automate WarehouseTech News Today
Robots Could Pack Future Amazon OrdersUbergizmo (blog)
Amazon Hosts a $25000 Competition for Robots; Plans to Replace Humans in ...Yibada (English Edition)
Engadget
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Leading Universities Worldwide Join OSVR - Digital Journal

March 26, 2015 - 10:05am

Leading Universities Worldwide Join OSVR
Digital Journal
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 26, 2015) - Organizers of the Open Source Virtual Reality, a software platform designed to set an open standard for virtual reality input devices, today announced more than 20 research institutions are joining the ...

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iPhone Rumors - 6S, 6S Plus and 6C Arriving in 2015 - Tom's Guide

March 26, 2015 - 9:47am

Tom's Guide

iPhone Rumors - 6S, 6S Plus and 6C Arriving in 2015
Tom's Guide
While the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are a little more than six months old, Apple is already gearing up for the next versions of its smartphone. Rumors have begun popping up about the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, not to mention a mysterious third model that could be ...
iPhone 6S Rumors: 4-Inch '6C' May Be One Of Apple Inc.'s Next SmartphonesInternational Business Times
More reports detail Apple's rumored iPhone 6c, which may launch this yearBGR
Apple's latest patent wants to personalize your iPhone before it's even out of the ...Business Insider
Patently Apple -Tech Times
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Amazon Cloud Drive goes unlimited: $11.99/year for photos and $59.99/year for ... - VentureBeat

March 26, 2015 - 9:19am

VentureBeat

Amazon Cloud Drive goes unlimited: $11.99/year for photos and $59.99/year for ...
VentureBeat
Gaming execs: Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015. GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here. Ticket prices increase on April 3rd!
Amazon Goes After Dropbox, Google, Microsoft With Unlimited Cloud Drive ...TechCrunch
Amazon announces unlimited cloud storage plans — yes, reallySlashGear
Amazon Is Making Unlimited Cloud Storage Available to EveryoneTheStreet.com
MarketWatch -Geek Snack -PhoneDog
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3D Robotics Launches DroneKit, Its API For Building Drone Apps - TechCrunch

March 26, 2015 - 8:02am

TechCrunch

3D Robotics Launches DroneKit, Its API For Building Drone Apps
TechCrunch
3D Robotics, the largest U.S.-based drone manufacturer, today announced the launch of DroneKit, its open-source API for writing drone apps. Because 3D Robotics has always taken a platform approach, DroneKit will work with any drone that uses its APM ...
Want to make your drone more useful? Now there's an app for that.Washington Post (blog)
3D Robotics releases a free and open-source drone application development ...SDTimes.com

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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge available April 10: It's all about the base - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 8:00am

ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge available April 10: It's all about the base
ZDNet
Samsung on Thursday said that its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be available April 10 in the U.S. with the major carriers taking preorders on Friday. After a brief evaluation period, I'm willing to bet that the Galaxy S6 pair will do well. Going into ...
Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge bring better design, more power, and less ...VentureBeat
An iPhone for people who hate AppleCNNMoney
The Galaxy S6 Edge Is Totally Beautiful—And PointlessWired
CNET -Mashable -SlashGear
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Pillars of Eternity review impressions: The Baldur's Gate spiritual successor you ... - PCWorld

March 26, 2015 - 8:00am

PCWorld

Pillars of Eternity review impressions: The Baldur's Gate spiritual successor you ...
PCWorld
I'm not done with Pillars of Eternity. Let's be clear: The only context in which that statement is bad is in the context of writing a review. Do I wish I could've finished the game in time to slap a score on it today? Sure, kind of. On the other hand, I'm thirty-five hours ...
New RPG Pillars of Eternity: Silly Name, Terrific StoryWired
Pillars of Eternity Review - More Than HomageThe Escapist
Pillars of EternityGameWatcher
games.on.net -Eurogamer.net
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Google is back on board with Pointer Events, but what about Apple? - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 7:22am

ZDNet

Google is back on board with Pointer Events, but what about Apple?
ZDNet
Pointer Events is a useful standard for handling touch, mouse, keyboard, voice, pen, and any other kind of input you want. The very different handling of it by Microsoft, Apple, and Google reveals each company's approach to web standards these days. Pointer ...

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HTC One M9 available for order tomorrow, in US carrier stores on 10 April - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 7:01am

ZDNet

HTC One M9 available for order tomorrow, in US carrier stores on 10 April
ZDNet
Matthew's review of the HTC One M9 went live on Sunday and today, 9:01 pm Pacific, you will be able to order your own HTC One M9 from HTC.com for $649. The model you purchase from HTC will arrive prior to the 10 April in-store launch. HTC will also be ...
HTC will sell unlocked One M9 in the US early on March 27Mashable
HTC One M9 to go on sale for $649 unlocked tonightEngadget
HTC One M9 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs LG G3 cameras: A quick ...Pocket-lint.com
Realty Today
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​Google's desktop Chrome Data Saver aims to slash data costs - ZDNet

March 26, 2015 - 6:33am

ZDNet

​Google's desktop Chrome Data Saver aims to slash data costs
ZDNet
Google has released a beta version of Data Saver for desktop Chrome - an extension that could come in handy for when you're tethered to a mobile connection. The company recently published a beta version of its Data Saver extension on the Chrome Store.

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Trent Reznor will design Apple's new music app; won't cost less than its rivals - Firstpost

March 26, 2015 - 5:30am

New York Times

Trent Reznor will design Apple's new music app; won't cost less than its rivals
Firstpost
Looks like, Apple is preparing a big change for its digital music service. The company plans a complete overhaul to its design to compete with services like Spotify. According to The New York Times, Apple is now working with Beats engineers and executives ...
Apple calls on Trent Reznor to design its new music appVatorNews
Apple Streaming Music Service Teams up With Beats to Rival SpotifyLauderdale Daily News
Apple working with Trent Reznor and Beats to develop music streaming serviceSiliconrepublic.com
CNET -New York Times -VentureBeat
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