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Survey: Facebook scores low in customer satisfaction - USA TODAY

July 22, 2014 - 11:51am

USA TODAY

Survey: Facebook scores low in customer satisfaction
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO -- Some Americans still love to hate Facebook and other social media services. That's according to an annual survey from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released Tuesday. Social media companies are the fourth-lowest ...
Social Networks Bomb In Customer SatisfactionInformationWeek
Survey: Social media leave you unsatisfiedGeekSided
Facebook low in customer satisfaction, while Pinterest ranks high, survey says.SiliconBeat
MarketWatch -AllFacebook -Poynter.org
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Teradata's Hadoop dreams lead to two company acquisitions - ZDNet

July 22, 2014 - 11:13am

Teradata's Hadoop dreams lead to two company acquisitions
ZDNet
Teradata announced Tuesday that is has acquired the big data companies Revelytix and Hadapt. Teradata said it acquired the companies last week for undisclosed amounts. Employees and intellectual property from Hadapt and Revelytix will be integrated ...
Teradata acquires assets of Hadapt, Revelytix for big dataPCWorld
Teradata acquires two “big data” firmsDayton Daily News
Teradata buys two East Coast companiesDayton Business Journal
BostInno -Wall Street Journal
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China Will Crack Down on Pornography in Mobile Apps - NBCNews.com

July 22, 2014 - 10:36am

NBCNews.com

China Will Crack Down on Pornography in Mobile Apps
NBCNews.com
China will crack down on smartphone apps featuring pornography and obscene content, the government said on Tuesday, the latest move in an official campaign to 'clean the Internet'. The ruling Communist Party has since last year intensified a campaign ...

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Apple iWatch: iTime patent gives first look at smartwatch with iPhone connectivity ... - Mirror.co.uk

July 22, 2014 - 10:02am

Telegraph.co.uk

Apple iWatch: iTime patent gives first look at smartwatch with iPhone connectivity ...
Mirror.co.uk
The application, which was granted by the US patent office today, features a number of prospective designs, one of which has a strap with a removable body, similar to the last generation iPod Nano. It mentions motion sensors, GPS and wireless, as well as a ...
Apple iTime Smartwatch Revealed in PatentsPopular Mechanics
Is this Apple's new iWatch?CNNMoney
Apple and Samsung find themselves on the same side in patent fightZDNet
Know Your Mobile -Business Insider Australia -Mac Rumors
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Hands on with Xiaomi's Mi 4, a high-end handset, with an iPhone look - PCWorld

July 22, 2014 - 9:35am

Firstpost

Hands on with Xiaomi's Mi 4, a high-end handset, with an iPhone look
PCWorld
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi jokes that its newest handset, built out of stainless steel, is like a “kitchen knife,” but iPhone-esque might be the better comparison. The company Tuesday announced its latest flagship phone, the Mi 4, which is a ...
Get Fit for $13 With Xiaomi MiBandPC Magazine
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi launches sleek new phone and $13 fitness ...VentureBeat
Meet the handset claiming to be the 'world's fastest smartphone'TechRadar UK
Ubergizmo -Hindu Business Line
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Cybercrime wave whacks European banks - Network World

July 22, 2014 - 9:10am

New York Times

Cybercrime wave whacks European banks
Network World
Banks across Europe are now coping with a wave of cybercrime in which crooks are transferring funds out of customer accounts through a scam involving bypassing some two-factor authentication systems to steal large sums, according to a security firm ...
Hackers Find Way to Outwit Tough Security at Banking SitesNew York Times (blog)
Malware Bypasses 2-Factor AuthenticationBankInfoSecurity.com
Over 30 financial institutions defrauded by phone apps used to intercept ...Reuters UK

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Verizon's FiOS revenues rise 14.4% to $3.1B on strong broadband, video adds - FierceTelecom

July 22, 2014 - 9:05am

USA TODAY

Verizon's FiOS revenues rise 14.4% to $3.1B on strong broadband, video adds
FierceTelecom
Verizon's (NYSE: VZ) FiOS results bounced back in the second quarter, with revenues rising 14.4 percent year-over-year to $3.1 billion due to an uptick in both broadband and video subscriptions. FiOS Internet penetration was 40.1 percent at the end of the ...
Tech Five: Netflix, Verizon steady off earningsUSA TODAY
Verizon to debut LTE multicast in 2015FierceCable
Verizon Continues 4G LTE Capacity Spend in Q2Light Reading
Daily Press -The Next Digit -Uncover California
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Hands-on with Nvidia's Shield tablet: A slick experience, on the small and big ... - PCWorld

July 22, 2014 - 8:14am

VentureBeat

Hands-on with Nvidia's Shield tablet: A slick experience, on the small and big ...
PCWorld
Notebooks optimized for hardcore gaming have competed with desktop PCs for years. Now Nvidia promises to takes gaming to the next logical step: the tablet. Nvidia announced its 8-inch, Android-based Shield tablet Tuesday, with a price tag starting at $299 ...
Nvidia Expands Shield Line With Tegra K1-Powered Shield TabletPC Magazine
A big wow for Android: Nvidia launches its Shield Tablet for hardcore mobile ...VentureBeat
Nvidia's Shield Tablet Makes a Good First Impression, Not So Sure About the ...GameSpot
Forbes -TechCrunch -GigaOM
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T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride - mySanAntonio.com

July 22, 2014 - 5:26am

T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride
mySanAntonio.com
Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error in the word "freedom." The T-shirt read: "The purpose of freedoom is to create it for ...

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Xiaomi Unveils Bigger Screen to Challenge Apple, Samsung - Bloomberg

July 22, 2014 - 4:37am

Xiaomi Unveils Bigger Screen to Challenge Apple, Samsung
Bloomberg
Xiaomi Corp., the smartphone maker that outsells Apple Inc. (AAPL) in China, will release a new model featuring a 5-inch screen next week as the company targets Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) in the market for larger mobile phones. The Mi4 will start at ...

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Poll: It doesn't take money to be stylish - PallTimes.com (subscription)

July 22, 2014 - 3:13am

Reuters UK

Poll: It doesn't take money to be stylish
PallTimes.com (subscription)
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — A new Marist College poll finds most Americans say it doesn't take a lot of money to be stylish. kAm%96 ?2E:@?H:56 A@== C6=62D65 |@?52J 3J E96 wF5D@? '2==6J 4@==686 7@F?5 ge A6C46?E @7 C6DA@?56?
Study finds most Americans pay attention to fashionGMA News

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Xiaomi Mi 3 out of stock on Flipkart within an hour - Firstpost

July 22, 2014 - 3:04am

Reuters India

Xiaomi Mi 3 out of stock on Flipkart within an hour
Firstpost
Xiaomi made a grand entry into the Indian market with the Mi 3, and had scored 1,00,000 registrations even before it went up on sale exclusively on Flipkart earlier today. While Xiaomi is known for record break sale timings, and it was no different in India.
China's Xiaomi announces latest flagship Mi 4 smartphoneKFGO
Xiaomi Mi 3 review: Redefining value for moneyTimes of India
Xiaomi unveils new flagship Mi 4 smartphoneIBNLive
India Today -Android Central
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Black Hat presentation on TOR suddenly cancelled - PCWorld

July 21, 2014 - 10:18pm

Reuters India

Black Hat presentation on TOR suddenly cancelled
PCWorld
A presentation on a low-budget method to unmask users of a popular online privacy tool, TOR, will no longer go ahead at the Black Hat security conference early next month. The talk was nixed by the legal counsel with Carnegie Mellon's Software ...
Lawyers came in like wrecking ball when boffins tried to break TorRegister
UPDATE 2-Talk on cracking Internet anonymity service Tor canceledReuters
Talk on cracking Internet anonymity service Tor canceledYahoo!7 News

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Stealthy Web tracking tools pose increasing privacy risks to users - PCWorld

July 21, 2014 - 8:47pm

TucsonSentinel.com

Stealthy Web tracking tools pose increasing privacy risks to users
PCWorld
Three stealthy tracking mechanisms designed to avoid weaknesses in browser cookies pose potential privacy risks to Internet users, a new research paper has concluded. The methods—known as canvas fingerprinting, evercookies and cookie syncing—are ...
New online tracking tool is virtually impossible to blockTucsonSentinel.com

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Leaner looking Microsoft to focus on design - Stuff.co.nz

July 21, 2014 - 8:02pm

Stuff.co.nz

Leaner looking Microsoft to focus on design
Stuff.co.nz
EXTREME THINKING: Steven Sinofsky, President of Windows and the Windows Live Division at Microsoft, holds up a Surface tablet with skateboard wheels attached. Before Ralf Groene helped devise the look and feel of Microsoft's Surface tablet, ...
Innovation by Designmessenger-inquirer
Microsoft bumps up emphasis on design of its productsNewsOK.com
Microsoft makes design central to its futureBryan-College Station Eagle

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Apple said to be readying OS X Yosemite public beta - Register

July 21, 2014 - 7:59pm

Apple said to be readying OS X Yosemite public beta
Register
Apple could soon release its OS X Yosemite platform available to the public as an open beta. A report from 9to5Mac cites sources briefed on the matter in reporting that the Mac maker will be putting the new version of OS X out as a rare public beta later this ...

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IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana? - InformationWeek

July 21, 2014 - 6:36pm

The Australian Financial Review

IBM-Apple Deal: Healthcare iOS Nirvana?
InformationWeek
IBM and Apple hope to use existing partnerships with healthcare software vendor Epic Systems and doctors' love for their iPhones and iPads to build an iOS healthcare software empire. Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make. (Click image for larger ...
Ced Kurtz's Techman Texts: Apple moving in on rival's territoryPittsburgh Post-Gazette
Tech Tuesday: IBM deal could give Apple leg up over MicrosoftTulsa World
Game On: The Struggle for the Enterprise BeginsWired
ComputerWeekly.com -CMSWire -CRN
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Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones - PCWorld

July 21, 2014 - 5:26pm

9 to 5 Google

Google may bring Wi-Fi to New York City pay phones
PCWorld
Google may be among the hopefuls vying to turn the New York City phone booths of the past into “communication points” of the future with free Wi-Fi and cellphone charging. The dominant search company was among 60 entities that attended a meeting on ...
Google Might Turn New York Payphones Into Wi-Fi HotspotsDaily Caller
New York City Project Turning Payphones Into Wi-Fi HotspotsValueWalk
New York Payphones Transformed into Hotspots SoonGadget Gestures
Slate Magazine (blog) -Bustle -InformationWeek
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Verizon Upgrades FiOS Internet Upload Speeds Across All Tiers - HD Report

July 21, 2014 - 4:16pm

Verizon Upgrades FiOS Internet Upload Speeds Across All Tiers
HD Report
Here's an incentive to start sharing more of the content you create. Verizon announced today increased internet upload speeds across all tiers that match download speeds. So, for example, if you've got the FiOS Quantum 150Mbps tier your upload speed will ...

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Hidden network packet sniffer found in millions of iPhones, iPads - Register

July 21, 2014 - 3:43pm

Mac Rumors

Hidden network packet sniffer found in millions of iPhones, iPads
Register
Plus host of spying tools. But Apple's backdoor not totally open for all, expert tells us. By Iain Thomson, 21 Jul 2014. Post a comment. Related stories. Why has sexy Apple gone to bed with big boring IBM? Has Apple got a hit on its hands? OS X Yosemite 4X ...
Security researcher suggests 600M iOS devices have Apple-created backdoors ...GigaOM
iOS 7 Jailbreak News, Download & Update: Is Pangu's Jailbreak Filled With ...Latin Post
Latest iOS 8 Beta Update Includes Tips, An App That Shows Features You Might ...TechCrunch
InfoWorld -Apple Insider -ZDNet
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