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BlackBerry Fires 75 at Florida Office as Cost-Cutting Continues - IT Business Net

February 5, 2016 - 8:00pm

BlackBerry Fires 75 at Florida Office as Cost-Cutting Continues
IT Business Net
(Bloomberg) -- BlackBerry Ltd. is firing 75 employees at its Florida office as the smartphone and software maker continues its efforts to trim costs. BlackBerrys job cuts at its Sunrise, Florida, location will take place this month, according to ...

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Cupertino Schools: Monta Vista freshman chosen as finalist in Google doodle contest - San Jose Mercury News

February 5, 2016 - 6:28pm

Washington Post

Cupertino Schools: Monta Vista freshman chosen as finalist in Google doodle contest
San Jose Mercury News
The last thing Christina Wu expected on the morning of Feb. 5 was to be surprised by family, friends, news crews and elected officials. Christina, a freshman at Monta Vista High School, has been chosen as the sole California finalist for the ...
Ann Arbor 2nd grader is Michigan's 'Doodle 4 Google' contestantMLive.com
Los Alamos student chosen as New Mexico's Doodle 4 Google winnerSanta Fe New Mexican
Vote Now for Your Favorite 'Doodle 4 Google' FinalistPC Magazine
Casper Star-Tribune Online -Android Headlines - Android News -The Missoulian
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Alphabet Wants Wireless Charging For Self-Driving Cars - Android Headlines - Android News

February 5, 2016 - 6:05pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Alphabet Wants Wireless Charging For Self-Driving Cars
Android Headlines - Android News
Alphabet's self-driving car project has been moving along quite nicely lately, with the project running tests on real roads, totaling over 1.4 million miles, in Mountain View, California, Austin, Texas and most recently, Kirkland, Washington. The list ...
Google is exploring wireless charging for self-driving carsEngadget
It looks like Google wants to charge its self-driving cars wirelesslyThe Verge
Streets of London could become test track for Google's driverless carsClacton and Frinton Gazette
The Guardian
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Verizon's mobile video won't count against data caps—but Netflix does - Ars Technica

February 5, 2016 - 5:45pm

Ars Technica

Verizon's mobile video won't count against data caps—but Netflix does
Ars Technica
Verizon Wireless is testing the limits of the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules after announcing that it will exempt its own video service from mobile data caps—while counting data from competitors such as YouTube and Netflix ...
What the US Mobile Fiasco Says About Google FiPC Magazine
Verizon's video service sidesteps Verizon's bandwidth capsEngadget
Verizon gives its prepaid offerings a data boostandroidandme.com
Android Police -Tom's Guide -Re/code
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The first Ultra HD Blu-ray players are already on sale - Engadget

February 5, 2016 - 5:43pm

About - News & Issues

The first Ultra HD Blu-ray players are already on sale
Engadget
If you have a 4K TV, $399 and live in SoCal then it may be time to upgrade. Richard Lawler , @Rjcc. 12h ago in AV. Comments. 121 Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save. I wasn't expecting to see Samsung's UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player ...
The Samsung BD-J7500 Blu-ray Disc Player ReviewedAbout - News & Issues
Samsung set to deliver 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc playersUSA TODAY
Samsung Begins Selling First Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Today at Video & Audio Center Stores for $399!High-Def Digest
4k -Digital Trends
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Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u] - Apple Insider

February 5, 2016 - 3:03pm

Apple Insider

Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u]
Apple Insider
Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual "Error 53" message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after having the phone's Touch ID sensor fixed by an unofficial technician. [Updated]. "We protect fingerprint data using a Secure ...
Error 53 is breaking iPhones fixed by third partiesThe Verge
Apple confirms iPhone-killing “Error 53,” says it's about securityMacworld
Apple says the iPhone-breaking Error 53 is a security measureEngadget
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Mac Rumors -Mashable
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Supercars in Scottsdale: The Crazy Prices for Modern Cars at RM Sotheby's Sale - Automobile

February 5, 2016 - 3:00pm

Automobile

Supercars in Scottsdale: The Crazy Prices for Modern Cars at RM Sotheby's Sale
Automobile
Got any limited-production supercars sitting around? Now might be the best time to dust them off and ship them to auction. RM Sotheby's recent Scottsdale auction saw the sale of multiple modern super- and hypercars, crossing the auction block for ...
Is This The Most Expensive Car Ever Auctioned? MaybeNBCNews.com
1957 Ferrari racing car sold at auction for record $35.6 millionReuters
1957 Ferrari 335S sells for $34.9M, still not most expensive Ferrari ever soldAutoblog (blog)
Business Insider -Telegraph.co.uk
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Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network - TechCrunch

February 5, 2016 - 2:47pm

Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network
TechCrunch
It's a question on a lot of entrepreneurs' minds: will the virtual reality space need replica networks for everything? Will the unique input and interface needs of VR lead to there being a Facebook for VR, a Twitch for VR and a Gmail for VR? Well today ...

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Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Thwart Terrorists' Tweets - New York Times

February 5, 2016 - 2:19pm

New York Times

Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Thwart Terrorists' Tweets
New York Times
For years, Twitter has positioned itself as a “global town square” that is open to discourse from all. And for years, extremist groups like the Islamic State have taken advantage of that stance, using Twitter as a place to spread their messages.
Twitter reveals it has suspended 125000 ISIS-related accountsCBS News
Twitter Has Shut Down 125K Accounts Related to TerrorismNBCNews.com
Twitter says it's shut down more than 125000 accounts promoting ISIS since mid-2015Washington Post
Newsweek -Wall Street Journal (blog) -USA TODAY
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Amazon intensifies Echo push with Super Bowl, Uber deals - USA TODAY

February 5, 2016 - 1:41pm

USA TODAY

Amazon intensifies Echo push with Super Bowl, Uber deals
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO – After 22 years of sitting the game out, Amazon decided to make its first Super Bowl ad about Echo — a decision that underlined how aggressively Amazon is pushing the personal assistant/wireless speaker to the mass market.
Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber rideCNET
Amazon Alexa Can Now Order An Uber From Your Echo Speaker Or Fire TVTechCrunch
Amazon, Call Me an UberFortune
Mashable -VatorNews -GeekWire
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Slow down, Apple: Perfect your iOS apps before moving to Android - Engadget

February 5, 2016 - 12:55pm

Engadget

Slow down, Apple: Perfect your iOS apps before moving to Android
Engadget
Android fans might appreciate using Apple apps, but they don't need the same old Apple kinks. Nathan Ingraham , @nateingraham. 7h ago in Services. Comments. 536 Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
6 Apple services Tim Cook could bring to AndroidComputerworld
Report: Apple Wants to Launch More Apps for AndroidPC Magazine
Tim Cook talks iPhone growth and teases 'far off' products during company meetingBGR
Mac Rumors -Apple Insider -Bidness ETC
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Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber ride - CNET

February 5, 2016 - 11:52am

CNET

Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber ride
CNET
Need an Uber ride? Just ask Amazon Echo. Chris Monroe/CNET. Have an Amazon Echo? Need an Uber ride? You can now use the former to get the latter. Amazon's Echo, a cloud-connected wireless speaker that acts as your personal assistant via voice ...

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Poor quality USB Type-C cables can fry your gadgets - ZDNet

February 5, 2016 - 7:33am

The Independent

Poor quality USB Type-C cables can fry your gadgets
ZDNet
What's Hot on ZDNet. How to block Windows 10 upgrades on your business network (and at home, too) · ​Linux and open source have won, get over it · How to install multiple SIM cards into an iPhone 6s · CES 2016: Meet this year's weird, wonderful and ...
Cheap USB-C Cables Could Kill Your Phone or LaptopGizmodo
Those new USB-C cords can fry your laptopWIBW
USB-C cables are playing Russian Roulette with your laptopThe Verge
PC Magazine
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Ask the iTunes Guy: Apple Music library, new releases, audiobooks, and more - Macworld

February 5, 2016 - 7:00am

The Independent

Ask the iTunes Guy: Apple Music library, new releases, audiobooks, and more
Macworld
It's time for another grab-bag edition of this column. This week's questions include one about adding music to an Apple Music library, getting information about all the new releases in a given genre, viewing lots of audiobooks from Audible and the ...
iTunes, App Store, & Apple TV services hit by new outage [u]Apple Insider
App Store and iTunes Experiencing Issues for Many Users WorldwideMac Rumors
Introducing TechCrunch's Brand-New Apple TV App!TechCrunch
9 to 5 Mac (press release) -WCCFtech -Ubergizmo
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Bungie makes several interesting changes to Destiny PvP matches - Destructoid

February 5, 2016 - 6:25am

Destructoid

Bungie makes several interesting changes to Destiny PvP matches
Destructoid
Bungie's weekly weekly update has been rebranded This Week at Bungie… and that's not the only change coming from the Destiny developer this week. There are two new Crucible playlists headed our way - Freelance 3v3, and Freelance 6v6. As the name ...
Destiny's latest update hits next week, bringing significant Crucible changesDigital Trends
Destiny's new 'Damage Referee' will punish laggy playersEngadget
Destiny February Update: 2.1.1 Brings Special Ammo Rules, Damage Referee, Raid Experience And MoreTech Times
MNR Daily -Latin Post -Parent Herald
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Broken iPhone? Apple will now offer you trade-in credit - ZDNet

February 5, 2016 - 6:22am

ZDNet

Broken iPhone? Apple will now offer you trade-in credit
ZDNet
The new scheme is reported to allow customers to get credit for their damaged iPhone 5s and iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones at Apple Stores. Image: Rick Broida/CNET. Apple will start offering up to $250 for damaged iPhones under an impending revamp ...
Report: Apple will let you trade in broken iPhoneUSA TODAY
Cracked iPhone Screen? Apple Upgrades Trade-In Program, Will Give Credit For Broken iPhone 6, 6 Plus And 5sTech Times
Apple Now Accepting Your Banged-Up iPhoneNew York Times
Apple Insider -Tech News Today -Phone Arena
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Twelve years later, life after Facebook - Washington Post

February 5, 2016 - 5:32am

Washington Post

Twelve years later, life after Facebook
Washington Post
Just over a decade ago, students at a smattering of elite colleges were debating the merits of a new website called thefacebook.com. It was all the rage at Harvard, naturally, where it had been launched by a sophomore who “literally” made it in a week.
Facebook Censorship and the War on Free SpeechBreitbart News
In Tech: Instagram video series, billion-user club, FitbitSalt Lake Tribune
The Story Of Mark Zuckerberg's TheFacebook.com, As Told By The Harvard Crimson In 2004Fast Company
Bustle -Thelakeandeswave
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CoreOS launches Rocket 1.0 directly at Docker - InfoWorld

February 5, 2016 - 5:01am

InfoWorld

CoreOS launches Rocket 1.0 directly at Docker
InfoWorld
CoreOS has unveiled the 1.0 version of its rkt ("rocket") container runtime, built to one-up Docker in security. The rkt 1.0 feature set also hits all aspects of CoreOS's plan to offer a credible alternative to the Docker runtime: Provide a compatible ...
CoreOS launches an alternative to Docker with Rocket 1.0 releaseSiliconANGLE (blog)
CoreOS's rkt Container Engine Hits 1.0TechCrunch
CoreOS Launches Docker Rival Rkt 1.0eWeek
InformationWeek -PR Newswire (press release) -SDTimes.com
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