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PS4's game-sharing feature used to delete a kid's 'Destiny' characters - Engadget

February 23, 2015 - 10:32pm

Engadget

PS4's game-sharing feature used to delete a kid's 'Destiny' characters
Engadget
The very conceit of PlayStation 4's Share Play feature is futuristic as all get-out, but it has a dark side too. Take 5th grader Henry Kramer's recent Destiny woes for example. After virtually passing his DualShock 4 to another player to access a glitch that Kramer ...
Man Accused of Deleting Stranger's Destiny Files Pleas InnocenceGameSpot
Man Accused Of Deleting 11-Year-Old's Destiny Data Also A VictimGame Informer
Leaked Destiny Details Include Information on Inferno Mode for the CruciblePlayStation LifeStyle
Lazygamer
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Palo Alto search company tarnished in security debacle - San Francisco Business Times (blog)

February 23, 2015 - 8:37pm

Palo Alto search company tarnished in security debacle
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
Adi Pinhas, co-founder and CEO of Superfish, the Palo Alto image search technology blamed by Lenovo for introducing a security vulnerabilty onto some of its computer notebooks. Stunning Napa Valley Views 15 photos ...

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Internet of things starter kit unveiled by ARM and IBM - BBC News

February 23, 2015 - 6:41pm

BBC News

Internet of things starter kit unveiled by ARM and IBM
BBC News
A "starter kit" designed to spur on the invention of internet-connected gadgets has been announced as part of a tie-up between two leading tech firms. Chip designer ARM and cloud services giant IBM say it can take just five minutes to unbox the equipment ...
I'm the wire starter: ARM, IBM tout plug 'n' play Internet of Stuff kitThe Register
ARM Connects a New World of Intelligent Devices to the CloudMarketWatch
ARM, Freescale and IBM offer a platform for industrial IoTGigaom
ElectronicsWeekly.com
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Valve Showing New Steam Machines, Final Controller Design, VR Hardware At ... - Forbes

February 23, 2015 - 6:28pm

Forbes

Valve Showing New Steam Machines, Final Controller Design, VR Hardware At ...
Forbes
Let's not call the Steam Machines initiative dead quite yet — but it may have been resurrected in a slightly new form. Apparently Valve is attending this year's GDC with a holy trinity (Half-Life 3 confirmed!) of new hardware for PC gamers. The news comes via ...
Valve will show 'a previously unannounced Steam VR' system at GDC next weekVentureBeat
Valve Will Show Off Its 'Steam Machines' and VR Gear in MarchWired
Valve's SteamVR hardware heads to GDCEngadget
GameSpot -Maximum PC -Gamasutra
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Google Is Making A New Chromebook Pixel “Soon” - TechCrunch

February 23, 2015 - 6:04pm

TechCrunch

Google Is Making A New Chromebook Pixel “Soon”
TechCrunch
Were you a fan of Google's Chromebook Pixel? The Chromebook with the super high-res touch screen built-in, meant largely to show what a Chromebook could be if it cost $1,300 instead of two or three hundred bucks? Good news! It looks like Google is ...
Chromebook Pixel refresh confirmed as coming 'soon'SlashGear
Google Confirms That A New Chromebook Pixel Is On The Way And Will Be On ...Android Headlines - Android News
Chromebook Pixel 2 rumors grow, as Google pulls a video confirming its existencePCWorld
androidandme.com -PhoneDog -Gizmodo
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IoT sensors can run at lower power with MIT chip design - PCWorld

February 23, 2015 - 5:13pm

SiliconANGLE (blog)

IoT sensors can run at lower power with MIT chip design
PCWorld
As more sensors get added to the Internet of Things, power consumption can pose a problem, but researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a way to reduce the energy that such components require. The researchers have ...
Internet of Things can change our daily lives -- but without identity it's just noiseBetaNews
Industry veterans like Tech Mahindra, GE, Vodafone, Cisco & others come ...Economic Times
Verizon report: IoT building momentumCED
FierceMobileIT -SiliconANGLE (blog) -MarketWatch
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Diverse Emoji Are Finally Here - Refinery29

February 23, 2015 - 3:24pm

Refinery29

Diverse Emoji Are Finally Here
Refinery29
Brace yourselves (or your phones): Apple is finally ready to unveil its updated selection of emoji. After what seems like forever to have lived without adequate pictograms, the emoji at our fingertips will finally represent a more diverse range of races. Someone ...

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FCC chief pressed to release net neutrality rules - USA TODAY

February 23, 2015 - 3:09pm

Wall Street Journal

FCC chief pressed to release net neutrality rules
USA TODAY
The chairman of the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Calif., has asked FCC chairman Tom Wheeler to make public the net neutrality rules that the agency plans to vote on later this week. Loading… Post to Facebook. FCC chief pressed to ...
FCC Republicans Call on Agency to Delay Net Neutrality VoteWall Street Journal
FCC Commissioner: Net Neutrality Is A Threat To Free SpeechDaily Caller
GOP FCC members want to delay net neutrality voteComputerworld
TechSpot -The Verge -The Escapist
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Worse than Superfish? Comodo-affiliated PrivDog compromises web security too - PCWorld

February 23, 2015 - 2:46pm

PCWorld

Worse than Superfish? Comodo-affiliated PrivDog compromises web security too
PCWorld
New cases of insecure HTTPS traffic interception are coming to light as researchers probe software programs for implementations that could enable malicious attacks. The latest software to open a man-in-the-middle hole on users' PCs is a new version of ...
Ad-blocking software is 'worse than Superfish'BBC News
The harmful code recently found on Lenovo machines is now surfacing in other ...TechSpot
Comodo, Lavasoft software bundled with Superfish-type codeTechRadar
Ars Technica
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Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s YouTube confirms launch of kids app - Markets.co

February 23, 2015 - 1:49pm

Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s YouTube confirms launch of kids app
Markets.co
Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL)'s YouTube confirmed its launch of the YouTube Kids app, “the first Google product built from the ground up with little ones in mind,” which the company said makes it safer and easier for children to find videos on topics they ...

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Why Apple Is Spending $1.9 Billion To Open Data Centers In Denmark And Ireland - Fast Company

February 23, 2015 - 1:47pm

Fast Company

Why Apple Is Spending $1.9 Billion To Open Data Centers In Denmark And Ireland
Fast Company
Apple follows Microsoft and Google by opening data centers in Europe. Whether that's NSA-motivated is unclear. By David Lumb. Apple said Monday that it is investing $1.9 billion to open data centers in Denmark and Ireland, according to the AFP. It is a move ...
Bloomberg Briefing, Feb. 24San Francisco Chronicle
Apple Hopes Its New European Data Centers Will Get Regulators Off Its BackWired
Apple invests nearly $2 billion to expand in EuropeNew York Daily News
Business Standard -Wall Street Journal -PCWorld
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IBM Continues Expansion of Global Cloud Centers to Support Hybrid Cloud ... - MarketWatch

February 23, 2015 - 1:01pm

IBM Continues Expansion of Global Cloud Centers to Support Hybrid Cloud ...
MarketWatch
ARMONK, NY and LAS VEGAS, NV, Feb 23, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- IBM InterConnect 2015 - IBM IBM, -0.45% today announced that it continues to build out SoftLayer's computing capacity with the addition of new cloud centers in Sydney and ...

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Microsoft Band update adds cycling app, keyboard, and more - CNET

February 23, 2015 - 12:59pm

CNET

Microsoft Band update adds cycling app, keyboard, and more
CNET
A promise of monthly app updates could make Microsoft's Band a whole lot better over time, starting with this month's new fitness features and a developer preview SDK for apps. by Scott Stein · @jetscott; 24 February 2015, 4:00 am AEDT. comments. 0.
You Can Now Build Apps For Band, Microsoft's Fitness WearableTechCrunch
Microsoft Band update lets you type replies and track your cyclingEngadget
Microsoft Band gets an update at last, including text dictation and a Web ...PCWorld
Android Police -Geek Snack -PhoneDog
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IBM brings BlueMix platform services in-house - Computerworld

February 23, 2015 - 12:42pm

TechCrunch

IBM brings BlueMix platform services in-house
Computerworld
The hybrid cloud will be the focus of this year's IBM Interconnect cloud computing conference, as the company rolls out new offerings designed to help enterprises extend their in-house operations. "There is no one single cloud. Our clients have clouds.
IBM Arms Cloud Developers With New ToolseWeek
IBM Goes Deep With Comprehensive Cloud InitiativeTechCrunch
IBM Continues Expansion of Global Cloud Centers to Support Hybrid Cloud ...MarketWatch
New York Times (blog) -Wall Street Journal (blog) -TheStreet.com
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Two Xprize rivals will share a trip to the Moon - Engadget

February 23, 2015 - 12:05pm

Engadget

Two Xprize rivals will share a trip to the Moon
Engadget
Just because the Google Lunar Xprize is hotly contested doesn't mean that the competitors always have to be at each other's throats. Astrobotic and Hakuto have announced a partnership that will have Hakuto's rovers (Moonraker and Tetris) "piggyback" on ...
Moon Motorsports: Rovers Will Race a Lunar Grand Prix in 2016Popular Mechanics
Google Lunar XPrize teams partner for a 2016 SpaceX moonshotCNET
Astrobotic takes on Japanese partner for lunar mission to win $20M Xprize (Video)Pittsburgh Business Times
Nanowerk
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Google Wallet, Softcard partner to take on Apple Pay - CNET

February 23, 2015 - 12:01pm

CNET

Google Wallet, Softcard partner to take on Apple Pay
CNET
The mobile-payments alliance will allow Google Wallet to come loaded onto Android smartphones at all four US national wireless carriers. by Roger Cheng · @RogerWCheng; February 23, 2015 9:44 AM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Google removes Wallet's biggest roadblock — carrier buy-inVentureBeat
Google to buy Softcard, take on Apple Pay in new agreement with US carriersApple Insider
Google Wallet will soon come pre-installed on Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile ...The Verge
Engadget -Re/code -SlashGear
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Google plots path to bring Inbox to Google Apps for Work - ZDNet

February 23, 2015 - 11:52am

NDTV

Google plots path to bring Inbox to Google Apps for Work
ZDNet
After debuting on an invite-only basis for general Gmail accounts last fall, Google wants to make Inbox work harder. Google's Inbox App: A 700 emails per day review · Read More. The Internet giant announced bright and early on Monday morning that it is ...
Inbox is finally coming to Google Apps accounts, but there's a catchMashable
Google Launches Invite Program To Bring Inbox To Google Apps For Work ...TechCrunch
Google will start testing Inbox for Google Apps next monthVentureBeat
SlashGear -Android Headlines - Android News -StreetInsider.com
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Uber Enhances Passenger Safety By Collaborating With SafetiPin - Bidness ETC

February 23, 2015 - 11:06am

Uber Enhances Passenger Safety By Collaborating With SafetiPin
Bidness ETC
Uber has collaborated with SafetiPin, a mobile safety app, to increase the safety of its passengers in New Delhi, India. The new initiative has come after a passenger was raped by an Uber driver in December last year. SafetiPin works by attaching safety ...

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Mobile Payment Head-To-Head: LoopPay Vs. Apple Pay - CRN

February 23, 2015 - 10:40am

CRN

Mobile Payment Head-To-Head: LoopPay Vs. Apple Pay
CRN
In an effort to move into the mobile commerce space, Samsung on Wednesday said it plans to acquire Burlington, Mass.-based mobile payment system LoopPay. The South Korean company will now compete against platforms like Google's Google Wallet and ...
What matters more, a thinner phone or longer battery life?Albany Business Review
Apple Hires Electric Car Battery Engineers from Samsung & MorePatently Apple
Google Inc Relaunches Wallet To Counter Apple Inc. Apple Pay And Samsung's ...Bidness ETC
Fudzilla (blog)
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Sony Plays it Cagey, Won't Tell if Free Driveclub for PS Plus Will Arrive or Not - Modern Readers

February 23, 2015 - 9:24am

Modern Readers

Sony Plays it Cagey, Won't Tell if Free Driveclub for PS Plus Will Arrive or Not
Modern Readers
Sony Plays it Cagey, Won't Tell if Free Driveclub for PS Plus Will It would appear that it isn't too sure anymore that Sony will be releasing a free version of Driveclub for PlayStation Plus. And when asked about the topic, PlayStation Europe's head seemed to be ...
PlayStation Europe President Pulls Back On Promise Of Driveclub PlayStation ...Game Informer
Free PS Plus Version of DriveClub May Have Been CanceledCrave Online
Sony can't guarantee free PlayStation Plus DriveClub will ever arriveMCV
Digital Spy UK
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