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HTC's Flashy New Smartphone Is Boring Critics - Huffington Post

March 23, 2015 - 1:08pm

HTC's Flashy New Smartphone Is Boring Critics
Huffington Post
HTC needs a hit, but it may not find one in its upcoming Android device. The next major phone from the Taiwanese company is the HTC One M9, a premium device intended to rival the iPhone and Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 phone. It's coming to the ...

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How Google is about to change the TV business forever - Fortune

March 23, 2015 - 1:06pm

Fortune

How Google is about to change the TV business forever
Fortune
Google is hoping to bring its ad tracking technology from the web to televisions, potentially changing the future of the ad business. The tech giant is starting a trial of its new service in Kansas City, tracking the ad views of every house with a Google Fiber box.
Google Fiber Plans Experiment With Targeted Ads for TelevisionNew York Times (blog)
Google Fiber TV now delivers ads based on your viewing habitsArs Technica
Google Fiber will sell ads in Kansas City tied to TV viewing habitsKansas City Star
PCWorld -Daily Mail -InvestCorrectly
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How Google's New TV Service Could Disrupt The Advertising Industry - Benzinga

March 23, 2015 - 1:03pm

Benzinga

How Google's New TV Service Could Disrupt The Advertising Industry
Benzinga
Search giant Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOGL)(NASDAQ: GOOG) recently announced trial of a new local advertising service for Google Fiber. This service will enable TV ads to behave more like ads on the Internet. Mike Prospero, reviews editor of Laptop Mag ...

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Apple climbs after $1tn valuation call - Financial Times

March 23, 2015 - 12:48pm

Bidness ETC

Apple climbs after $1tn valuation call
Financial Times
Cantor Fitzgerald became the first brokerage to put a price target that gives the iPhone maker a market value of more than $1tn, linking its increase to the company's strengthening position in China and the looming launch of its first new product category in five ...
Apple PT Raised to $180.00 at Cantor Fitzgerald (AAPL)sleekmoney
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Make Apple Watch Available from 24th AprilInside Trade
Apple (AAPL) PT Raised to $180 at Cantor FitzgeraldStreetInsider.com
Barron's (blog) -Insider Monkey (blog) -Business Insider Australia
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Instagram finally puts together its own collage app, called Layout - Mashable

March 23, 2015 - 12:05pm

Mashable

Instagram finally puts together its own collage app, called Layout
Mashable
Instagram is rolling out Layout, a free, standalone app that merges multiple images into one. It's available on iOS now (on the App Store), and an Android version is expected in the next few months. See also: 21 women whose Instagram photos will amaze and ...
New Instagram Collage App Lets You Take Wild Mirrored ShotsWired
Instagram's new app Layout lets users combine multiple photos into a collageVentureBeat
Instagram Launches Layout, Its Own Photo Collage AppTechCrunch
Fast Company -Engadget -International Business Times
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Cyanogen raises $80 million with help from Twitter - CNET

March 23, 2015 - 12:02pm

CNET

Cyanogen raises $80 million with help from Twitter
CNET
The open-source Android startup also received funding in this round from Qualcomm and Rupert Murdoch. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 23 March 2015 4:48 pm GMT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.

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Michigan chosen as 1st Midwest partner for Google views - San Francisco Chronicle

March 23, 2015 - 11:21am

Mashable

Michigan chosen as 1st Midwest partner for Google views
San Francisco Chronicle
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has been selected as the first Midwest state to partner with Google on making photos of travel destinations available through Google Maps. Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Travel Michigan Vice President David West and Steve ...
Top Michigan destinations now featured on Google MapsDetroit Free Press
Google deal puts Michigan tourism attractions on mapThe Detroit News
Pure Michigan And Google Maps Partner For Amazing Michigan ViewsWILX-TV

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Nintendo CEO dismisses report of Netflix 'Zelda' series - USA TODAY

March 23, 2015 - 11:02am

USA TODAY

Nintendo CEO dismisses report of Netflix 'Zelda' series
USA TODAY
It looks like fans of Nintendo's role-playing epic The Legend of Zelda won't see the franchise spring to life on Netflix. In an interview with Time magazine, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata dismissed a report from The Wall Street Journal that Netflix was developing a ...
Nintendo's New 3DS Almost Didn't Include Its Best New FeatureGameSpot
8 More Fascinating Things Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata Told TIMETIME
Nintendo Head Says Legend Of Zelda Netflix Rumors Were InacurateComicbook.com
The Koalition -Crave Online -Kotaku
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Fitbit adds bicycling activity monitoring, multi-sensor tracking - SlashGear

March 23, 2015 - 10:39am

SlashGear

Fitbit adds bicycling activity monitoring, multi-sensor tracking
SlashGear
Fitbit Surge is great for tracking your activity level and even has some insight on the type of activity you do, but it doesn't necessarily apply to everyone. In an attempt to find a new market, Fitbit is updating their Surge wearable with the ability to track bicycling ...
Fitbit rolls out update that adds bike tracking to Fitbit SurgeZDNet
Fitbit Wearers Can Now Use Multiple DevicesTechCrunch
Fitbit Adds Multi-Device Support and Extensive Bike-Tracking AnalyticsMac Rumors
PCWorld -VentureBeat -GPS Business News
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Microsoft's evolving business model focuses on freemium, tighter cross-product ... - ZDNet

March 23, 2015 - 10:39am

Microsoft's evolving business model focuses on freemium, tighter cross-product ...
ZDNet
For the past few days, I've been in catch-up mode after my two-plus week vacation (during which I was mostly unplugged). I've been sifting and sorting and reading back blog posts and transcripts. office365mdmstorage.png One thing that caught my eye were ...

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iOS Game Mr Jump Leaps To 5M Downloads After Four Days On The App Store - TechCrunch

March 23, 2015 - 9:41am

SocialTimes

iOS Game Mr Jump Leaps To 5M Downloads After Four Days On The App Store
TechCrunch
This weekend I jumped a lot, and more than a few of these jumps ended in death: I was playing Mr Jump, a new iPhone and iPad game that rewards pattern identification and memorization like the best of the old-school platformers. The game from France's ...
8 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free right nowBGR
Mr Jump Leaps To Top Of iOS Free App ChartsApp Trigger
Six Android Wear apps and watch faces that put the weather forecast on your wristPCWorld
Hindustan Times
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New Google Glass coming this year, confirmed by exec - Load The Game

March 23, 2015 - 9:40am

Load The Game

New Google Glass coming this year, confirmed by exec
Load The Game
It should come to nobody's actual surprise that Google Glass is not in fact, dead. It has never been dead and ever since it was first unveiled in 2012, Google as a company and its Google X Labs were confident that the wearable device would eventually end up ...

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Google Glass headset isn't dead, says Eric Schmidt - ZDNet

March 23, 2015 - 9:31am

ZDNet

Google Glass headset isn't dead, says Eric Schmidt
ZDNet
google-glass-rachel-king-2856620x414-620x414.jpg ZDNet. Google may have shut its explorer program, but the company is far from finished with Google Glass, according to Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt. While there have been bumps in the road ...
Google Glass eyewear isn't dead, Eric Schmidt confirmsCNET
Google Chairman says Glass 'fundamental' for GoogleSlashGear
Not dead yet: Eric Schmidt says reports of Google Glass' death are prematureVentureBeat
International Business Times -The Verge -Android Headlines - Android News
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Self-driving cars to hit streets this summer - KFDA

March 23, 2015 - 8:32am

Self-driving cars to hit streets this summer
KFDA
NATIONWIDE - The future of owning a self-driving car will be a reality for some this summer. Tesla Motors announced it will add self-driving software to current "Model S" sedans within the next three months. The software update means drivers don't need to ...

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Kaspersky accused of having close ties to sauna-loving Russian spies - Graham Cluley Security News

March 23, 2015 - 7:48am

Graham Cluley Security News

Kaspersky accused of having close ties to sauna-loving Russian spies
Graham Cluley Security News
Eugene Kaspersky An extraordinary story appeared on the Bloomberg website at the end of last week, accusing security company Kaspersky Lab of having "close ties to Russian spies". Here are some of the allegations that Bloomberg makes in its article:.
When Cybersecurity Meets GeopoliticsWall Street Journal (blog)
Why one of the world's leading cyber-espionage firms won't touch RussiaRedwood Falls Gazette

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Sutter: Silicon Valley can afford end poverty - KSPR

March 23, 2015 - 7:29am

Telegraph.co.uk

Sutter: Silicon Valley can afford end poverty
KSPR
Four days and 30 miles later, the relatively small group of demonstrators -- carrying signs that read "March to Heal the Valley" -- arrived at the Cupertino, California, campus of Apple, the world's richest company. "We showed up, and we were informed that we ...
Silicon Valley can afford to end povertyCNN
Silicon Valley executives taking extreme measures to keep their homes secretTelegraph.co.uk
Reynolds: Two ripe targets for GOPUSA TODAY
OCRegister
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Apple Leaders Rally Behind New Bio Of Steve Jobs - MediaPost Communications

March 23, 2015 - 7:07am

Weekly Citizen

Apple Leaders Rally Behind New Bio Of Steve Jobs
MediaPost Communications
Becoming Steve Jobs, an unauthorized biography that will be released tomorrow, has not only been garnering headlines for a Fast Company excerpt and selected leaks but also is being positioned as a more accurate — and sympathetic — portrayal of the ...
'Becoming Steve Jobs' To Tell True Story Of Apple Co-FounderRTT News
How Steve Jobs reacted when top Apple exec joined rivalTimes of India
New Biography Details How Steve Jobs Becomes Disney's Largest ShareholderAceShowbiz
TechnoBuffalo -9 to 5 Mac (blog) -New York Times
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EMC pools enterprise smarts to create data 'lakes' - Computerworld

March 23, 2015 - 5:53am

Computerworld

EMC pools enterprise smarts to create data 'lakes'
Computerworld
EMC is drawing on its "federation" of companies to help customers build data lakes using EMC storage, VMware virtualization and Pivotal big-data smarts. The Federation Business Data Lake will ingest and analyze data from diverse sources to give ...
The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, March 23PCWorld
EMC Federation Announces Federation Business Data LakeStorageReview.com

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NoSQL startup Couchbase will launch 'SQL for documents' this summer - VentureBeat

March 23, 2015 - 5:01am

VentureBeat

NoSQL startup Couchbase will launch 'SQL for documents' this summer
VentureBeat
Couchbase, one startup selling commercially supported NoSQL database software, will be introducing to its subscription database this summer a new tool for querying that's compatible with the widely used SQL query language. For more than a year, the ...
Expect superior scale-out in Couchbase Server 4InfoWorld
Couchbase Goes Flexible, Adds Multi Dimensional ScalingForbes
Couchbase Rethinks NoSQL Database ArchitectureData Center Knowledge
SiliconANGLE (blog) -Database Trends and Applications -Digital Journal
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Facebook working on new features for its Messenger app - India Today

March 23, 2015 - 3:57am

India Today

Facebook working on new features for its Messenger app
India Today
According to a report from The Next Digit, Facebook Messenger will witness an array of changes in its phone application. The report claims that Facebook will approximately make 20 changes in the app. The reason stated behind this aggressive move from ...

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