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Hobbyists pilot small drones for dogfights, photography - CNN

January 24, 2014 - 9:02am

CNN

Hobbyists pilot small drones for dogfights, photography
CNN
American Canyon, California (CNN) -- Marque Cornblatt's interest in drones began with a bit of playful drone-on-drone violence. He began attending "Fight Club"-like meetups in the Bay Area where enthusiasts pit the amateur flying machines against each ...

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How Facebook plans to tear down Google's online empire brick by brick - BGR

January 24, 2014 - 7:58am

How Facebook plans to tear down Google's online empire brick by brick
BGR
Facebook has ambitions that go well beyond being just a social network. In fact, the company has designs on becoming a ubiquitous online powerhouse with clout that's at least on par with Google. Sriram Krishnan, who works on Facebook's mobile ads ...

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Parallels Announces Support for Windows Azure Pack - DABCC.com

January 24, 2014 - 7:16am

Parallels Announces Support for Windows Azure Pack
DABCC.com
Parallels, a leading hosting and cloud services enablement provider, today announced support for the Microsoft Windows Azure Pack through the APS (Application Packaging Standard) for Parallels Automation. This new product allows hosting service ...

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App revenue in Asia increased by 162% in 2013 - Business Standard

January 24, 2014 - 6:58am

App revenue in Asia increased by 162% in 2013
Business Standard
Asia has reportedly become the world's top marketplace for apps with its revenue rising by a remarkable 162% in 2013. Google Play is said to have played a major role in increasing the revenue manifold in 2013. Meanwhile, the growth rate of App Stores in ...

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'Super-rare' Nintendo game hits eBay - BBC News

January 24, 2014 - 6:37am

BBC News

'Super-rare' Nintendo game hits eBay
BBC News
An extremely rare Nintendo game is expected to fetch thousands of dollars in an eBay auction. Only 116 copies of Nintendo World Championships were ever made, as part of a special event in 1990. The first bid came in at $4,999 (£3,000), but the game is ...
You Can Own One of the Rarest, Ugliest NES Games in ExistenceComplex.com
Nintendo 3DS XL Bundle Deals 2014: $250 Zelda, $180 Mario Kart 7 Deals On ...KpopStarz
One of the rarest games in the world just landed on eBayEngadget
Ubergizmo
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Vine at One: A Creative Tool That's Changing Lives - Mashable

January 24, 2014 - 5:58am

htxt.africa

Vine at One: A Creative Tool That's Changing Lives
Mashable
Happy Birthday, Vine. You're officially one year old. Unofficially, you're a few months older. The app soft-launched in the summer of 2012. By October of that year, Twitter acquired the app and its tiny three-person development team. On Jan. 24, 2013, Twitter ...
Vine 1 year on: 'the press ad for the modern generation', or a 6-second flash in ...Marketing Week
Twitter's Vine celebrates first birthdayMedia Week (registration)
Digital marketing trendspotting 2014Bizcommunity.com
Business Insider
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The numbers are in: iOS 7 does not crash more than iOS 6 - InfoWorld

January 24, 2014 - 5:03am

The numbers are in: iOS 7 does not crash more than iOS 6
InfoWorld
The New York Times' Nick Bilton declared this week on Twitter that "my iPhone running iOS 7 crashes more today than my computer running Windows 95 did 15 years ago." I can't speak to Windows 95's crash rate in 1999, but I can tell you that iOS 7 isn't ...

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Chart of the Week: They're lucrative but how open are Korea, China and Japan ... - Pocket Gamer.Biz

January 24, 2014 - 3:03am

Chart of the Week: They're lucrative but how open are Korea, China and Japan ...
Pocket Gamer.Biz
China is harder to quantify as the majority of its sales come through fragmented local Android distribution channels that can't be neatly estimated as with the Apple App Store and Google Play. But it's big and growing fast. Android rules. Android is the most ...

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CNN's Twitter and Facebook accounts hacked - Computerworld Australia

January 24, 2014 - 2:15am

CNN

CNN's Twitter and Facebook accounts hacked
Computerworld Australia
A number of CNN's social media accounts and blogs were hacked Thursday by a group styling itself as the Syrian Electronic Army. The cable news network said its main Facebook account, Twitter feeds and some blogs were targeted and content posted on ...
Syrian group hacks CNN social media accountsFinancial Express
CNN Twitter, Facebook accounts hackedMarketWatch
Syrian Electronic Army hacks CNN's social media accountsNewstrack India
Slate Magazine (blog)
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Amazon Web Services Announces Even Lower-Cost, Faster Storage Options for ... - MarketWatch

January 24, 2014 - 2:03am

Amazon Web Services Announces Even Lower-Cost, Faster Storage Options for ...
MarketWatch
SEATTLE, Jan 24, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ:AMZN) , today announced the availability of Dense Compute nodes, a new SSD-based node type, that enables customers to create even ...
Amazon Web Services Reduces EBS, S3 Prices, AgainTalkin' Cloud
Amazon Web Services Debuts Dense Compute Nodes for Redshift (AMZN)StreetInsider.com (subscription)
Amazon Cuts Cloud Storage Prices, Adds Server InstancesInformationWeek

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Google Calendar bug mistakenly invites people to your private events - Firstpost

January 24, 2014 - 1:25am

Firstpost

Google Calendar bug mistakenly invites people to your private events
Firstpost
A bug in Google Calendar could potentially make your private events public, it has been reported. Depending on how you name your event, Google Calendar could end up inviting people whose names or email addresses are mentioned in it. To say this is an ...
Google Calendar could accidentally invite others to private eventsAndroid Community
New Google Calendar bug can add people to your private eventsandroidandme.com
Google calendar bug adds people to private events, fix readiedGMA News
Ubergizmo -Phandroid.com -Ars Technica
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Toyota Prius among six cars ranked 'poor' in crash test (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

January 23, 2014 - 10:30pm

Christian Science Monitor

Toyota Prius among six cars ranked 'poor' in crash test (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
Subcompact cars fared poorly in new crash tests performed by an insurance industry group. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories. Top 10 cars with the best resale value · Top 10 most expensive car repair mistakes · Think you know Tesla Motors? Take our ...

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Apple to fix iOS 7 black, white screen of death bug affecting some iPhones - Sydney Morning Herald

January 23, 2014 - 6:49pm

Apple to fix iOS 7 black, white screen of death bug affecting some iPhones
Sydney Morning Herald
Apple plans to release a software update that will get rid of a bug that causes some iPhones running iOS 7 to randomly restart. Some users have reported their devices will crash and show a black or white screen with the Apple logo before restarting on their ...

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Apple to fix iOS 7 black, white screen of death bug affecting some iPhones - The Age

January 23, 2014 - 6:44pm

Apple to fix iOS 7 black, white screen of death bug affecting some iPhones
The Age
Apple plans to release a software update that will get rid of a bug that causes some iPhones running iOS 7 to randomly restart. Some users have reported their devices will crash and show a black or white screen with the Apple logo before restarting on their ...

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Report: Apple TV successor with revamped OS coming in first half of 2014 - Ars Technica

January 23, 2014 - 5:50pm

The Australian Financial Review

Report: Apple TV successor with revamped OS coming in first half of 2014
Ars Technica
The Apple TV hasn't had a significant update since March of 2012 when the box was upgraded to support 1080p video. The software has been updated a few times since then, but the hardware has only received mild internal tweaks. A new report from ...
New Apple TV set-top box expected in first half of 2014, report saysLos Angeles Times
New Apple TV Reportedly Acts as a Games ConsoleIGN
Apple iPad coming to a TV screen near youThe Australian Financial Review
The Horn -ValueWalk -GMA News
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The NSA has foreign customers worried for their privacy - DailyTech

January 23, 2014 - 5:43pm

DailyTech

The NSA has foreign customers worried for their privacy
DailyTech
A Microsoft lawyer said that customers should be able to have their personal data placed in non-U.S. data centers after the recent U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) revelations. According to CNBC, Microsoft's general counsel Brad Smith feels that ...
Foreign Microsoft Users Can Have Their Data Stored Outside The U.S.Ubergizmo
Microsoft wants to protect foreign users' data, offers non-US data centersWinBeta
Microsoft Will Let Users Choose Where Data Is StoredTechWeekEurope UK
Reuters -India Today -Daily Caller
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iWork for iCloud gets iOS7-inspired look, new document and security features - Apple Insider

January 23, 2014 - 5:34pm

Apple Insider

iWork for iCloud gets iOS7-inspired look, new document and security features
Apple Insider
Apple on Thursday rolled out another update to its nascent iWork for iCloud web productivity suite that brought a new flat user interface and added key features like password protection and keyboard shortcuts. iWork for iCloud. The most prominent of ...
iWork updates let you share password-protected files through iCloudEngadget
Apple rolling out iWork updates for Mac, iOS and iCloudGigaOM
Apple Updates iWork Across Platforms, Brings Password-Protected Sharing To ...TechCrunch
AppAdvice -IDG News Service
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Qualcomm buys Palm, iPaq patents from HP - PCWorld

January 23, 2014 - 5:31pm

PhoneDog

Qualcomm buys Palm, iPaq patents from HP
PCWorld
Qualcomm has acquired a large patent portfolio related to Palm, iPaq and the Bitfone device management platform from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed sum. The portfolio is made up of about 1,400 patents and pending patent applications in the U.S. and ...
Qualcomm acquires patents from HP to bulk up portfolioReuters
Hewlett-Packard sells Palm patents to QualcommSan Jose Mercury News
Why Qualcomm acquired 2400 patents from HPFortune
Businessweek -Wall Street Journal
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Qualcomm acquires Palm patents in undisclosed deal with Hewlett-Packard ... - The Tribune

January 23, 2014 - 4:10pm

Qualcomm acquires Palm patents in undisclosed deal with Hewlett-Packard ...
The Tribune
SAN DIEGO — Cell-phone chip maker Qualcomm Inc. said Thursday it has acquired patents once owned by smartphone maker Palm Inc. from Hewlett-Packard for an undisclosed amount. Qualcomm says the purchase covers 1,400 U.S. patents and about ...

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Pinterest now playing GIFs with a pause button - CNET

January 23, 2014 - 3:45pm

Creative Review

Pinterest now playing GIFs with a pause button
CNET
Users on the Web can now take pleasure -- or pain -- in the pics that keep on playing. Jennifer Van Grove. by Jennifer Van Grove. January 23, 2014 1:40 PM PST. Follow @jbruin. pinterest gifs. Regardless of whether you prefer your "g" hard or soft, the GIF is ...
Pinterest now supports GIFs 'in all their animated glory'VentureBeat
Is Pinterest With GIFs A Recipe For Tackiness?ReadWrite
Introducing the .Gifys, a Celebration of All Things GifCreativity
TechCrunch -Engadget -Mashable
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