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Google stops showing authors in search results of news articles - VentureBeat

August 28, 2014 - 6:28pm

VentureBeat

Google stops showing authors in search results of news articles
VentureBeat
Google has decided to stop showing authorship references within search results — much to the dismay of journalists and writers, who require constant ego gratification. The move to cancel Authorship, a means to identify the authors of articles in Google ...
Google authorship eliminatedReal Lawyers Have Blogs (blog)

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Google's 'Project Wing' Is Testing Delivery Drones in Australia - NBCNews.com

August 28, 2014 - 6:16pm

NBCNews.com

Google's 'Project Wing' Is Testing Delivery Drones in Australia
NBCNews.com
Amazon isn't the only company hoping to some day deliver goods by drone. Google confirmed Thursday it has been working on a secret initiative, dubbed Project Wing, to develop "a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles." The company said it built a ...
Game of drones: Google readies Project Wing against Amazon's Prime AirZDNet
Google unveils drone to deliver aid to remote areasTelegraph.co.uk
Google tests drone deliveries in Project Wing trialsBBC News
Reuters -VentureBeat -Financial Times
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US CTO shuffle: Todd Park tapped as advisor; Google exec could replace him - ZDNet

August 28, 2014 - 6:01pm

Businessinsider India

US CTO shuffle: Todd Park tapped as advisor; Google exec could replace him
ZDNet
As the current United States chief technology officer prepares for a cross-country trip back to California, a current Silicon Valley bigwig could be headed in the opposite direction. U.S. Chief Technology Officer and Assistant to the President, Todd Park, will soon ...
Google's Megan Smith considered top choice for US technology chief: BloombergReuters
Google's Smith Is Said to Be Top US CTO CandidateBusinessweek
Google X exec may be contender for United States CTOSilicon Valley Business Journal
FCW.com (blog) -Business Insider Australia
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Instagram briefly unreachable for some - CNET

August 28, 2014 - 5:15pm

Instagram briefly unreachable for some
CNET
It's rare, but it does happen: Instagram, the popular photo sharing service from Facebook, was briefly unreachable for some users on Thursday. While this could be the case of a fat-fingered mistake by a programmer or an unexpectedly failed server, it also ...

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Google's Smith Is Top Candidate for US Chief Technology Officer - Businessweek

August 28, 2014 - 5:12pm

Google's Smith Is Top Candidate for US Chief Technology Officer
Businessweek
Megan Smith, a longtime executive at Google Inc. and most recently a vice president at its secret lab, Google X. Photographer: Sascha Baumann/Getty Images. America is close to getting a new chief technology officer: Megan Smith, a longtime executive at ...

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Microsoft unifies OneDrive consumer and workplace versions on Android app - Computerworld

August 28, 2014 - 4:21pm

Microsoft unifies OneDrive consumer and workplace versions on Android app
Computerworld
Microsoft has consolidated the consumer and enterprise editions of OneDrive under a single Android app, a move it plans to replicate across all the platforms that the cloud storage service runs on. In an update rolling out Thursday, the Android app will give ...

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Microsoft Purging Misleading Apps From Windows Stores - PC Magazine

August 28, 2014 - 2:45pm

Microsoft Purging Misleading Apps From Windows Stores
PC Magazine
Microsoft on Wednesday announced it has removed more than 1,500 apps from the Windows Store as part of a new effort to crack down on shady, misleading apps. "Earlier this year we heard loud and clear that people were finding it more difficult to find the ...

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Civilization: Beyond Earth Hands-On - Maximum PC

August 28, 2014 - 1:53pm

Maximum PC

Civilization: Beyond Earth Hands-On
Maximum PC
We're still a couple months away from the retail release of Civilization: Beyond Earth (C:BE), but publisher 2K Games couldn't hold back the horde any longer. We've been eager to try it out because it's Civ, but also because it's a spiritual sequel to Alpha ...
Updated: Civilization: Beyond Earth for Mac has been postponed indefinitelytuaw.com
A real astronomer weighs in on finding habitable planets in Civilization: Beyond ...VentureBeat
Civilization: Beyond Earth Hands-On PreviewGame Front
San Jose Mercury News (blog)
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Instagram gets timelapse videos moving with Hyperlapse app - KCTV5 - KCTV Kansas City

August 28, 2014 - 1:15pm

Instagram gets timelapse videos moving with Hyperlapse app - KCTV5
KCTV Kansas City
(CNN) - Time-lapse videos are usually a stationary affair, shot from a fixed location and angle over an extended period of time. But now, Instagram is letting iPhone users ditch the tripods and take time-lapse videos on the go with its new app, Hyperlapse.

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Deutsche Telekom could part with T-Mobile for $35 a share - CNET

August 28, 2014 - 1:12pm

Reuters

Deutsche Telekom could part with T-Mobile for $35 a share
CNET
T-Mobile's majority owner has already rejected one offer from French carrier Iliad and watched its deal with Sprint fall apart. by Ben Fox Rubin · @benfoxrubin; August 28, 2014 10:45 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.
Deutsche Telekom open to sale of T-Mobile at $35/share or higher: BloombergReuters
T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom reportedly would talk T-Mo sale at $35 per ...PhoneDog
Bloomberg: Deutsche Telekom Willing to sell T-Mobile US for $35/ShareAndroid Headlines - Android News
TmoNews -Bloomberg
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BioShock Hits iPhone/iPad for $15; 2K Says It's a "True AAA Gaming Experience" - GameSpot

August 28, 2014 - 12:38pm

GameZone

BioShock Hits iPhone/iPad for $15; 2K Says It's a "True AAA Gaming Experience"
GameSpot
BioShock for iOS devices brings the "full experience" of the original game to mobile devices, and includes touch controls and Bluetooth game controller support. We got to try the game out last month with both control styles, and you can read our impressions ...
Apple tightens privacy rules for health appsFinancial Times
Original BioShock For iPhone, iPad Now AvailableHeadlines & Global News
Original BioShock Launches on iOSPC Magazine
Gospel Herald -BGR
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Online gaming - The Economist

August 28, 2014 - 12:24pm

Online gaming
The Economist
ON OCTOBER 4th 2013, tens of thousands of gamers packed the Staples Centre in Los Angeles to watch SK Telecom T1 triumph over Royal Club in the annual finals of “League of Legends”, a team-based video game; 32m people watched the games live at ...

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Ford Will See if New Mustang Turns Heads Overseas - Wall Street Journal

August 28, 2014 - 12:18pm

Wall Street Journal

Ford Will See if New Mustang Turns Heads Overseas
Wall Street Journal
Ford assembly workers detail the redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang on the assembly line at the Flat Rock plant on Thursday. Rebecca Cook/Reuters. Ford Motor Co. F +0.35% Ford Motor Co. U.S.: NYSE $17.42 +0.06 +0.35% Aug. 28, 2014 4:00 pm Volume ...

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There's Still One Major Problem With Google's Self-Driving Cars (GOOG) - The Advocate

August 28, 2014 - 12:11pm

There's Still One Major Problem With Google's Self-Driving Cars (GOOG)
The Advocate
While the idea of simply hopping into a car, pressing a button, and arriving at your destination sounds enticing, we're still far away from that type of simplicity. Although Google's self-driving cars have successfully driven more than 700,000 miles, mistakes and ...

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Leap Motion Jumps Into Virtual Reality - PC Magazine

August 28, 2014 - 11:56am

Leap Motion Jumps Into Virtual Reality
PC Magazine
Leap Motion has a new mount for the Oculus Rift that will provide hand tracking without a secondary controller. 0shares. Leap Motion VR Mount. Leap Motion is jumping into virtual reality with a new add-on for the Oculus Rift that can track your hands in apps ...
Leap Motion gets a head-mounted upgrade, becomes a VR controllerArs Technica
Leap Motion reveals bid to become Oculus Rift's head-mounted VR controllerPCWorld (blog)
Leap Motion Dives Into Virtual RealityMashable
The Verge -Gigaom -TechCrunch
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HP Unveils New ProLiant Gen9 Servers to Help Customers Address Evolving ... - Wall Street Journal

August 28, 2014 - 11:35am

ARNnet

HP Unveils New ProLiant Gen9 Servers to Help Customers Address Evolving ...
Wall Street Journal
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2014) - HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a new portfolio of HP ProLiant Generation 9 (Gen9) Servers that will help customers reduce cost and complexity, accelerate IT service delivery and enable business growth.
HP unveils new server strategy, platform designed for 'Compute Era'ZDNet
HP ProLiant Gen9 Servers Crank Up PowerInformationWeek
ProLiant Gen9 Server Preview: HP Talks Data Center Compute, EfficiencyCRN
Channel Partners -TechCrunch
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Market Update: Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) – 5 Little Known Things ... - Jutia Group

August 28, 2014 - 11:29am

Market Update: Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) – 5 Little Known Things ...
Jutia Group
Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN) [Benzinga] – Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN ) recent purchase of Twitch should not be taken lightly. The online retail giant acquired the live streaming video platform for 0 million . The surprising deal might appear pretty …

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Ford Finally Starts Building 2015 Mustang at Flat Rock Assembly Plant - Carscoops (blog)

August 28, 2014 - 10:56am

Carscoops (blog)

Ford Finally Starts Building 2015 Mustang at Flat Rock Assembly Plant
Carscoops (blog)
The sixth-generation Mustang will go on sale this fall in the United States and next year in more than 120 countries, including 25 right-hand-drive markets such as the United Kingdom, Australia and South Africa. Ford offers three powertrains in the United ...

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Apple iPhone 6 expected to include mobile payments, NFC - CNET

August 28, 2014 - 10:25am

Bidness ETC

Apple iPhone 6 expected to include mobile payments, NFC
CNET
Wired reports a mobile-payments platform powered by a technology called near-field communications are coming to the next iPhone, backing up similar stories last month. by Ben Fox Rubin · @benfoxrubin; 29 August 2014, 1:19 am AEST. comments. 0.
Can Apple's iPhone 6 make NFC user friendly?ZDNet
Report Claims this is the Year of the NFC iPhoneThe Mac Observer
Report: Apple's iPhone 6 to Get NFC Payment CapabilitiesDailyTech
PhoneDog -Apple Insider -Patently Apple
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Spider webs cause car recall again - WJXT Jacksonville

August 28, 2014 - 10:05am

WJXT Jacksonville

Spider webs cause car recall again
WJXT Jacksonville
Suzuki became the fourth Japanese automaker forced to recall cars because of problems caused by spiders spinning webs inside of the cars. In 2011 Mazda and Honda Motor were both forced to recall cars because of spider-related problems, followed by an ...

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