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UPDATE 1-US telecom chief tells industry to lead on cybersecurity - Reuters

June 12, 2014 - 1:12pm

Reuters

UPDATE 1-US telecom chief tells industry to lead on cybersecurity
Reuters
(Adds further details of FCC plan). By Alina Selyukh. WASHINGTON, June 12 (Reuters) - The top U.S. telecom regulator on Thursday told communications companies to take the lead in fortifying their networks against cyberattacks, saying they can do more to ...
FCC Urges Industry-Led Approach on CybersecurityWall Street Journal
FCC demands that states get out of the way of municipal broadbandEngadget
Dems Distressed By FCC JSA DecisionBroadcasting & Cable
Washington Post (blog) -Multichannel News -The Verge
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You can apply for a date with Bungie's 'Destiny' starting today - Washington Post (blog)

June 12, 2014 - 1:06pm

You can apply for a date with Bungie's 'Destiny' starting today
Washington Post (blog)
"Destiny," from the Bungie game studio, is launching a public alpha this month ahead of its September launch. (Courtesy of Bungie.) Destiny" is a game with a lot to prove. The latest major project from Bungie -- better known as the firm that made its name with ...

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Vessyl smart cup knows the difference between Coke and Pepsi - CNET

June 12, 2014 - 11:49am

Forbes

Vessyl smart cup knows the difference between Coke and Pepsi
CNET
A powerful, sensor-fitted cup can identify what you're drinking, track its calorie and caffeine content, and inform you about how it affects your health and hydration needs. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; June 12, 2014 9:00 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
This Cup Can Tell the Difference Between Coke and PepsiPC Magazine
This Cup Tracks Exactly What You're Drinking With Molecular AnalysisWired
This 'smart cup' will keep you from being in denial about your soda's awful contentVentureBeat
Forbes -Co.Design -The Verge
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Street Luge In Your Living Room With Sony's New Virtual Reality Tech - Daily Caller

June 12, 2014 - 10:56am

Street Luge In Your Living Room With Sony's New Virtual Reality Tech
Daily Caller
More news about Sony's new Project Morpheus virtual reality endeavor came out of the gaming's annual E3 mega conference this week — including demos showcasing some serious competition on its way to the budding VR market. The “Street Luge” tech ...

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Huawei brings unlocked Ascend Mate2 to US for $299 - AndroidGuys

June 12, 2014 - 10:34am

Montreal Gazette

Huawei brings unlocked Ascend Mate2 to US for $299
AndroidGuys
Huawei on Thursday announced that Ascend Mate2 is available to U.S. consumers through a new web site. First announced back in January at CES, the Ascend Mate2 features a 6.1-inch 720p display, 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor, ...
Huawei Tries Direct Consumer Sales To Build BrandTwice

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Cloud Computing: A Special Section - New York Times (blog)

June 12, 2014 - 10:24am

Cloud Computing: A Special Section
New York Times (blog)
An inside look at how technology is remaking an industry, lowering costs for some and handing even more influence to a handful of powerful companies. The Era of Cloud Computing: Analysts estimate that over the next six years 90 percent of new spending ...

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Beats Announces Athlete-Friendly Powerbeats 2 Wireless Earphones - Mashable

June 12, 2014 - 9:42am

Businessweek

Beats Announces Athlete-Friendly Powerbeats 2 Wireless Earphones
Mashable
This announcement comes two weeks after Apple confirmed that it is buying the company for $3 billion and follows the Solo 2 headphones as the latest member of the Beats headphone family. See also: With Beats, Apple Has Its Next iPod. Like the Solo 2 ...
The Designer Behind Beats' Bulky Look Gets Ready For What's NextBusinessweek
The Next Level Of Performance Has Arrived: Beats Electronics Introduces ...MarketWatch
Beats by Dre Powerbeats2 Wireless cut headphones cordSlashGear
Twice -Engadget -Gizmodo
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Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G LTE now available for pre-order in the US - Android Community

June 12, 2014 - 9:04am

Android Community

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G LTE now available for pre-order in the US
Android Community
Huawei has released another handset for those in the US market. The device is one we first saw back in January, during CES, the Ascend Mate2 4G LTE. Pre-orders will be available through the GetHuawei.com website and those interested should be ...

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Gadget Watch: Huawei's Mate2 phone good at $299 - Kitsap Sun

June 12, 2014 - 8:21am

Gadget Watch: Huawei's Mate2 phone good at $299
Kitsap Sun
NEW YORK (AP) — Mention Huawei in the U.S., and you're likely to get a blank look. Either that person has never heard of the Chinese phone maker or has heard something about security concerns raised by lawmakers in Washington. Huawei Technologies ...

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Nokia to Buy Medio for Analytics Data in Map Push Against Google - Businessweek

June 12, 2014 - 8:20am

Reuters

Nokia to Buy Medio for Analytics Data in Map Push Against Google
Businessweek
Nokia Oyj (NOK1V) agreed to buy analytics firm Medio Systems Inc., the Finnish wireless-technology company's second acquisition in two weeks to bolster its Here mapping unit against Google Inc. (GOOG:US). The purchase boosts Nokia's ability to provide ...
HERE plans to acquire Medio Systems Inc.MarketWatch
Nokia's Here Buys Medio Systems For More Personalised Location ServicesTechCrunch
Nokia to buy smart data firm for its map businessReuters
RTT News
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Get an Amazon Fire TV and Kindle HDX for $249 - CNET

June 12, 2014 - 8:16am

Economic Times

Get an Amazon Fire TV and Kindle HDX for $249
CNET
That's $79 less than you'd pay for these two items separately. Oh, yeah, and it comes with a $15 Instant Video credit, too. by Rick Broida · @cheapskateblog; June 12, 2014 6:14 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.
Hot Deals Thursday: Score a Core i5 detachable Ultrabook for $875, Fire TV ...PCWorld (blog)
Kindle Fire HDX Only $199 for Father's Dayunwir3d.com
Great Deals on Fire TV + Kindle Fire HDX Bundle, Gaming Accessories and MoreHot Hardware
GigaOM
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Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G LTE now available for pre-order with 6.1-inch display ... - PhoneDog

June 12, 2014 - 8:08am

PhoneDog

Huawei Ascend Mate2 4G LTE now available for pre-order with 6.1-inch display ...
PhoneDog
Huawei first introduced us to the Ascend Mate2 4G LTE back at CES in January. However, the company was fairly tight-lipped about the device's pricing and availability info. That's finally changing today, and the good news is that Huawei has decided to bring ...

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Tesla CEO says electric carmaker plans European plant-report - Reuters

June 12, 2014 - 7:31am

ExtremeTech

Tesla CEO says electric carmaker plans European plant-report
Reuters
DETROIT, June 12 (Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc will build an assembly plant in Europe once sales of its electric cars reach 160,000 vehicles a year in that region according to Chief Executive Elon Musk, the Automotive News reported on Thursday.
Why Tesla Motors (TSLA) Stock Is Higher This MorningTheStreet.com
Uber and Tesla partner up in ShanghaiCNET
Tesla Motors: Your Mother Always Said It Was Nice to ShareBarron's (blog)
Automotive News -Bloomberg -Market News Call
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Microsoft expands its pledge not to sell ads against your private data - Engadget

June 12, 2014 - 6:32am

Windows Phone Central

Microsoft expands its pledge not to sell ads against your private data
Engadget
Microsoft constantly reminds us that Google scans email in order to sell ads. Now it's adapting its policies to specifically state that it won't engage in the same practices as its rival. Well, at least not all of them. In an effort to be more transparent and build trust, ...
Microsoft (MSFT) Updates MSA for Transparency, PrivacyStreetInsider.com (subscription)
Microsoft's Services Agreement updated, focuses on privacy, transparency, and ...WinBeta
Simplifying its terms, Microsoft wants you to understand what you agree toWindows Phone Central

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Starbucks brews wireless charging - USA TODAY

June 12, 2014 - 5:57am

USA TODAY

Starbucks brews wireless charging
USA TODAY
Folks have walked into Starbucks for years to re-charge their batteries — figuratively. Now, they'll be able to do it literally. In a strategic move that gives consumers yet another reason to waltz into the store, Starbucks and Duracell Powermat on Thursday will ...
Starbucks Starts Rolling Out Wireless Charging Nationwide; Probably Doesn't ...Android Headlines - Android News
Starbucks teams-up to Duracell to equip its stores with wireless charging spotsIntoMobile
Starbucks to Roll Out 100000 Wireless Smartphone Chargers at 7500 US StoresMac Rumors
Ubergizmo -Expert Reviews -WKRC TV Cincinnati
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Assassin's Creed: Unity in trouble over 'excluding' female killers - Ubisoft responds - The Independent

June 12, 2014 - 5:47am

The Independent

Assassin's Creed: Unity in trouble over 'excluding' female killers - Ubisoft responds
The Independent
Videogame developer Ubisoft has been criticized by gamers for the lack of playable female characters in its recently-announced title Assassin's Creed: Unity. The game's technical director James Therien came under fire after telling technology journalists that ...
Women are too expensive to draw and code – UbisoftRegister
No Women Allowed In Assassin's Creed UnityThe Outhouse

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Intel loses 1.06bn euro fine appeal - BBC News

June 12, 2014 - 5:18am

BBC News

Intel loses 1.06bn euro fine appeal
BBC News
Chip giant Intel has lost a challenge against a record 1.06bn (£852m; $1.44bn) European fine for anti-competitive practices. Judges at the Luxembourg-based General Court backed a 2009 European Commission decision that Intel had blocked rival ...

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iOS 8's secret split-screen shown off in developer video - CNET

June 12, 2014 - 5:02am

iOS 8's secret split-screen shown off in developer video
CNET
A new video shows the secret split-screen option buried inside iOS 8 that could put two apps side-by-side on your iPad. by Rich Trenholm · @rich_trenholm; June 12, 2014 2:57 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.

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Facebook to Let Users Alter Their Ad Profiles - New York Times

June 12, 2014 - 5:00am

Reuters

Facebook to Let Users Alter Their Ad Profiles
New York Times
SAN FRANCISCO — If you have ever wondered why Facebook showed you that advertisement for a new iPhone game or a cheap flight to Bermuda, you will soon be able to find out. Facebook plans to announce on Thursday that it is going to give its users ...
Facebook expands users' ad targeting profiles with website dataReuters
Facebook Will Now Tell You Why You're Seeing Those AdsMashable
Facebook to Use Web Browsing History For Ad TargetingAdAge.com
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Re/code -Washington Post (blog)
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European Court Upholds 1.06 Billion-Euro Fine Against Intel - New York Times

June 12, 2014 - 3:21am

TODAYonline

European Court Upholds 1.06 Billion-Euro Fine Against Intel
New York Times
BRUSSELS — A top European court on Thursday upheld a record fine of 1.06 billion euros imposed five years ago on Intel, the world's largest computer chip maker, by Europe's top antitrust authority. The European Commission levied the fine, equivalent to ...
Intel Loses Court Fight Over $1.4 Billion Record EU FineBusinessweek
EU Court Upholds Record $1.43 Billion Fine Against IntelWall Street Journal
UPDATE 1-Intel loses court challenge against $1.44 bln EU fineReuters
RTT News -Irish Times
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