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Virtual Alpine for GT6 becomes real
Dieppe, France - The Alpine Vision Gran Turismo is more than a computer-generated concept; it's also more than a 'virtual car' existing only in a video game. It's actually part of the development of the first Alpine road car since the 1990s, with close links to ...
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Just like a Flash, YouTube switches to HTML5
YouTube has made the switch from Adobe Flash to HTML5 videos after several years of trials and testing. Now in use, by default, in Chrome, Internet Explorer 11, Safari 8 and in beta version of Firefox, the shift comes about after a four-year evolution of HTML5 ...
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Cheap gas, powerful vehicles make it hard to meet CAFE
DETROIT -- There is a growing rift between the bigger and more powerful vehicles consumers want to buy and the fuel-efficient vehicles the government wants automakers to make — and the disconnect was eye-poppingly evident at the just concluded auto ...
The Best Luxury Cars at the Detroit Auto Show: PreviewBloomberg
Most Monstrous Cars At The 2015 Chicago Auto ShowCBS Local
Mammoth crowd greets Detroit Auto Show that rakes in whopping $400millionEmpire State Tribune
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Samsung Shows Off Galaxy Note 4 and Gear VR In New Ad
The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is undoubtedly one of the best high end smart devices currently available on the mobile market. While it is arguable whether or not the smart device itself is better than its phablet competitors, one thing is certain – the Note 4 ...
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US FCC warns against blocking personal Wi-Fi access
WASHINGTON Jan 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday warned hotels and other entities against blocking personal Wi-Fi access, or hot spots, saying it was illegal and could incur heavy fines. "The Enforcement Bureau ...
FCC Warns Hotels, Others Not to Block Personal Wi-FiWall Street Journal
FCC to hotels on WiFi blocking: it's illegal, don't do itSlashGear
FCC prohibits hotels from blocking guests' Wi-FiMashable
New York Daily News -RTT News -Yahoo Travel
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'Ghost' vulnerability poses high risk to Linux distributions
A fault in a widely used component of most Linux distributions could allow an attacker to take remote control of a system after merely sending a malicious email. The vulnerability, nicknamed “Ghost,” is in the GNU C Library known as glibc, according to security ...
Linux makers release patch to thwart new 'Ghost' cyber threatReuters
GHOST Flaw Spooks Web Servers WorldwideTom's Guide
GHOST, a critical Linux security hole, is revealedZDNet
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Tim Cook Says Apple Watch Ships In April
The Apple Watch will start shipping in April to consumers, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook, who revealed that month as the expected target launch date for the company on Apple's Q1 2015 earnings call. The timeframe for launch was described as “early ...
Tim Cook says the Apple Watch will hit stores this AprilVentureBeat
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Half Of Enterprises Worldwide Hit By DDoS Attacks, Report Says
New data illustrates how distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks remain a popular attack weapon -- and continue to evolve. If you still think distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are merely old-school, outdated, pain in the neck disruption ...
Hacktivists step up web attack volumesBBC News
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FTC Warns of the Huge Security Risks in the Internet of Things
Satya Nadella's Got a Plan to Make You Care About Microsoft. The First Step? Holograms · Letter From the Editor: Microsoft's Holographic Goggles Are Strange—But Kind of Awesome · Detroit Is About So Much More Than Cars and Ruin Porn · Video.
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FTC wants IoT vendors to safeguard privacy
Companies developing Internet of Things (IoT) products should adopt best practices to protect the privacy and security of consumers, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has recommended. Featured Resource. Presented by Tibco Software. 10 Best Practices ...
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FTC: "Internet of Things" poses consumer risks
For consumers, the advent of "smart" TVs, home automation gear and other web-enabled products offers a wealth of new capabilities. But the "Internet of Things," as this emerging technological ecosystem is known, also poses serious security risks. In a new ...
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Google Translate Gets Rid of Gay Slurs
When Andre Banks typed the word "gay" into Google's translation tool he said he was dismayed to see several anti-gay slurs were suggested as synonyms. Banks, the executive director of All Out, an advocacy organization, spearheaded a petition that gained ...
Google Fixes Homophobic "Bug" in its TranslatorDailyTech
Google apologizes after service suggested homophobic terms for the word 'gay'Examiner.com
Google Apologizes For Translation Software Screwing UpUbergizmo (blog)
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So long, Lockitron version 1.0, hello Lockitron Bolt
The beleaguered crowd-funded smart-lock maker hopes a new, streamlined lock design will finally let it ship in quantity. by Rich Brown · @rh_brown; 27 January 2015 4:15 pm GMT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.
Lockitron Announces The $99 Bolt, A Deadbolt You Can Unlock With Your PhoneTechCrunch
Forget Your Keys? 'Bolt' Smart Lock Lets You Use Your Phone InsteadNBCNews.com
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Snapchat launches 'Discover' video feature with media partners
Snapchat Discover. (YouTube Screenshot) ? Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. Is Snapchat a good marketing tool for studios? Snapchat not sexting-safe, cops warn. LOS ANGELES - Snapchat, whose ...
DISCOVERY COMEDY CENTRAL Launches Today on SnapchatBroadway World
Snapchat's 'Discover,' an Internet Portal for 2015Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Nvidia Admits to Error in GTX 970 Specs and Memory Performance Problems
Company blames a "misunderstanding" for incorrect GTX 970 specs; games that use over 3.5GB of VRAM see performance drop. by Mark Walton on January 27, 2015. 138 Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1 ...
Nvidia explains GeForce GTX 970's memory performance issues, admits error in ...PCWorld
Nvidia: GTX 970 GPU is running as intended despite complaints of sluggishnessInquirer
Nvidia corrects GTX 970 specs following memory allocation issueTechSpot
HEXUS -VR World
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Meet 'Luna,' The Genius Mattress Cover That's Better Than A Roommate
"Everything around us is getting smarter, except our bed." That's what Matteo Franceschetti, co-founder of Luna, said when explaining his decision to help make the world's first smart mattress cover. Come to think of it, we have spent a lot of time thinking about ...
Luna--A Connected Smart Mattress Cover For A Good Night's SleepForbes
Luna's Smart Mattress Cover Can Help You Sleep BetterTechCrunch
Smart mattress cover can control the temperature and the coffeemakerEngadget
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Uber says ride services reduce drunk driving
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber, a ride service facing legal challenges around the world, on Tuesday released a survey showing that people are less likely to drive home after drinking alcohol after such businesses started operating in their cities.
Ride-sharing impacting drunken driving, poll findsUSA TODAY
Uber targets would-be drunk drivers with latest studyVentureBeat
Uber, MADD say app-based car companies decrease drunk drivingDallas Morning News (blog)
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Microsoft Makes Data-Analysis Tools Free
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will offer free data-analysis tools and make them easier to use and set up, seeking to attract more business-software customers. Power BI, which is used daily by Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella, competes with software ...
Microsoft relaunches Power BI as freemium, debuts iPad app, and says iPhone ...VentureBeat
Microsoft Power BI Gets 'Freemium,' Visual MakeoverInformationWeek
Microsoft throws down the gauntlet in business intelligenceGigaom
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Tesla P85D Launch Reaction Compilation
You like instant torque? The Tesla Model S P85D has got instant torque, some 864 lb-ft of it, which means that launched the electric sedan literally shoves you back into the seat unlike anything you've ever experienced. This compilation of passenger reactions ...
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How Adventure Classic Grim Fandango Holds Up 16 Years Later
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Re-releasing games tends to have little value outside of convenience. Sure, I could have hunted down Kingdom Hearts II and Birth by Sleep and paid for them individually. But that could have been more expensive than opting for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ...
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