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Watch those wrists: Apple move may spur sales - USA TODAY

September 12, 2014 - 12:14pm

USA TODAY

Watch those wrists: Apple move may spur sales
USA TODAY
Just like video killed the radio star, smartphones killed the traditional watch. But with the introduction of the Apple Watch, will we start seeing more people once again turning to their wrists for information? Or to make a fashion statement? After all, other brands, ...
Apple takes the lead in the health and fitness raceBetaNews
What Hasn't Yet Been Said About The WatchHuffington Post
Maker of $6700 Android phone says the Apple Watch lacks prestigetuaw.com
CNET -Latin Post -Wired
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Drag queens in Facebook name row - BBC News

September 12, 2014 - 11:46am

BBC News

Drag queens in Facebook name row
BBC News
A group of drag queens and transgender performers have called on Facebook to allow stage names rather than real names on the social network. A petition supporting the change has attracted more than 2,000 signatures. Facebook told the BBC that its ...

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Bloomberg: HTC Is Developing A GoPro-Style Camera To Be Revealed On ... - Android Police

September 12, 2014 - 11:19am

Bloomberg: HTC Is Developing A GoPro-Style Camera To Be Revealed On ...
Android Police
If you can't beat 'em, diversify your consumer electronics portfolio until your company no longer relies exclusively on a single market. While that doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, it may indeed be HTC's new corporate strategy, if the latest report from ...

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In Minecraft, tech giants see more than fun - Taipei Times

September 12, 2014 - 11:02am

In Minecraft, tech giants see more than fun
Taipei Times
The rise of mobile devices has put games like Minecraft at the fingertips of practically everyone. But can they be a creative outlet or are they just for killing time? By Nick Wingfield / NY Times News Service ...

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GM reins in sale of Chevrolet Corvettes due to issues - Reuters

September 12, 2014 - 8:39am

Reuters

GM reins in sale of Chevrolet Corvettes due to issues
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - Auto dealers were told to stop selling the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette and shipments were delayed from the General Motors plant that makes the hot-selling sports car while the company addresses two issues, GM said Friday. A public recall ...
GM halts delivery of 2015 Corvette for brakes, airbagsUSA TODAY
GM stops shipping Corvettes because of suspected manufacturing problemsSarasota Herald-Tribune
GM Issues 'Stop Delivery' Order for 2015 Chevrolet CorvettesAuto World News
Motor Authority -Driving -The Detroit News
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Windows 9's Start menu stars in leaked video - CNET

September 12, 2014 - 8:36am

Windows 9's Start menu stars in leaked video
CNET
A video allegedly of the upcoming preview of Windows 9 shows how the new Start menu combines elements of the classic menu with the Start screen. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; 12 September 2014, 11:10 pm AEST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.

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SanDisk announces world's biggest SD card – 512GB for $800 - Geek

September 12, 2014 - 8:35am

Geek

SanDisk announces world's biggest SD card – 512GB for $800
Geek
Those clever engineers are always finding ways to cram more storage into the same amount of space. Remember when a 1GB flash drive was an unbelievable luxury? We're certainly a lot better off, but the files we need to store are getting bigger too.
SanDisk's latest Extreme Pro SD cards can hold a huge 512 GBTechSpot
Sandisk Rolls Out First Ever 512GB Memory CardBidness ETC
SanDisk launches SDXC card with a capacity of 512GBHEXUS
PCR-online.biz -The Verge -Gizmodo Australia
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Google grabs Polar for social network Google+ - Silicon Valley Business Journal

September 12, 2014 - 8:35am

Google grabs Polar for social network Google+
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Google has acquired Polar, a company whose team and technology it will incorporate into Google+. Country Serenity Near Historic Healdsburg 13 photos. Home of the Day. Sponsor Listing · Sarah Drake: Contributor- Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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Google acquires online survey specialist Polar - PCWorld

September 12, 2014 - 8:20am

Google acquires online survey specialist Polar
PCWorld
Google has acquired Polar, a company that specializes in online polls that allows its customers to get “instant opinions on anything.” The deal was announced on Polar's website and Dave Bresbis, vice president of engineering for Google+, welcomed the ...

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On Death and iPods: A Requiem - Wired

September 12, 2014 - 8:07am

Headlines & Global News

On Death and iPods: A Requiem
Wired
Have you ever loved a car? Maybe it was an old truck you drove for hundreds of thousands of miles, or maybe it was your very first car: where you had your very first beer and your very first kiss. You can love a car and keep on loving it as long as you don't ...
The iPod Classic: Thanks and goodbyeZDNet
The end of the iPod Classic: End of an era!Hallels
Apple Pulls iPod Classic From Website, Says Goodbye to Fan-FavoriteHeadlines & Global News
Boing Boing -The Epoch Times -Hamilton Spectator
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Big Cable's big problem in the net neutrality debate: everyone hates them - Vox

September 12, 2014 - 8:00am

Reuters

Big Cable's big problem in the net neutrality debate: everyone hates them
Vox
Executives for two of the least popular companies in America: David Cohen of Comcast and Arthur Minson of Time Warner Cable. Mark Wilson/Getty Images. Don't miss stories. Follow Vox! Follow. On Wednesday, a number of websites "slowed down" in a ...
Some Time Warner Cable bills seen doubling after Comcast mergerBGR
How Comcast, TWC helped defeat 'net neutrality' inventor [Comcast Roundup]Technical.ly Philly
It's time to put US cable companies in their placeInquirer
StockWise Daily -RTT News -Channel Partners
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Grand Theft Auto V comes to Xbox One, PS4 on November 18 - CNET

September 12, 2014 - 7:56am

International Business Times UK

Grand Theft Auto V comes to Xbox One, PS4 on November 18
CNET
PC gamers will need to wait even longer for the game -- they won't be able to get it till late January. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; September 12, 2014 5:55 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Remastered Grand Theft Auto V Release Date Locked In: Consoles Go FirstTIME
GTA 5 is coming to the PS4 and Xbox One on 18 NovemberInquirer
Rockstar Games® Announces Grand Theft Auto V® Release Dates and ...MarketWatch
iAfrica.com
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Windows 9 Start menu makes video debut: Windows 7 fans should finally be happy - ExtremeTech

September 12, 2014 - 7:46am

ExtremeTech

Windows 9 Start menu makes video debut: Windows 7 fans should finally be happy
ExtremeTech
Yesterday it was screenshots — and today we have a glorious video of the new Windows 9 Start menu. The video, which comes from a genuine early build of the Windows 9 Technical Preview, shows in much greater detail how the new Start menu will ...

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GTA 5 is coming to the PS4 and Xbox One on 18 November - Inquirer

September 12, 2014 - 7:38am

GTA 5 is coming to the PS4 and Xbox One on 18 November
Inquirer
ROCKSTAR HAS ANNOUNCED that its Grand Theft Auto V (GTA 5) will be arriving for the Xbox One and Playstation 4 (PS4) on 18 November, but said that PC gamers will be kept waiting until next year. Seemingly eyeing the Christmas wish lists of many, ...

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GM stops some Corvette sales to fix quality issues - Detroit Free Press

September 12, 2014 - 7:07am

GM stops some Corvette sales to fix quality issues
Detroit Free Press
General Motors is temporarily stopping sales of some 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingrays to fix potential airbag and parking brake issues. Neither of the possible defects had prompted an official recall as of late Thursday night. GM has instructed Chevrolet ...

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Bloomberg: HTC Is Working on an Action Camera - Gizmodo

September 12, 2014 - 6:50am

Bloomberg: HTC Is Working on an Action Camera
Gizmodo
Bloomberg is reporting that HTC is planning to take a small break from churning out phones and create something different instead: a GoPro-challenging action camera. The news wire claims that the new camera will feature "an ultra wide-angle lens" along ...

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Dear Microsoft: Don't mess up Minecraft! - Fortune

September 12, 2014 - 6:04am

Houston Chronicle

Dear Microsoft: Don't mess up Minecraft!
Fortune
The build-it-yourself platform has become a global phenomenon with a devoted following of young fans. Now reports say the game's iconoclastic Swedish developer is preparing to sell it to Microsoft for more than $2 billion. Here's one concerned fan's open ...
Minecraft Would Further Microsoft CEO's Multi-Device PlanBusinessweek
Minecraft purchase is the first building block in Microsoft's new strategyThe Conversation UK

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Google Cloud Platform sets up new global startup fund - ZDNet

September 12, 2014 - 5:01am

Business Insider

Google Cloud Platform sets up new global startup fund
ZDNet
Must-Read: Cloud. Workday launches Workday 21, aims to step up user experience · SAP's master plan: A look at the challenges ahead · Microsoft's Windows Azure gets payment-card compliance nod · TECH PRO RESEARCH: Six business-class cloud ...
Google Lands A High Profile Exec For Its Cloud Platform And Offers Startups An ...Forbes
Get $100000 worth of Google Cloud Platform credit for your startupBetaNews
Google Offering $100000 in Cloud Platform Credits for StartupsMashable
VentureBeat -TechRepublic -New York Times (blog)
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Sharp to mass-produce low-power mobile displays in 2017 - PCWorld

September 12, 2014 - 4:07am

Economic Times

Sharp to mass-produce low-power mobile displays in 2017
PCWorld
Sharp has set 2017 as its target for mass production of a new display it says will reduce power consumption in smartphones and tablets. The MEMS-IGZO display, being developed under a 2012 tie-up with Qualcomm subsidiary Pixtronix, could be used in ...
Sharp aims to mass-produce new generation of display panels by 2017Reuters

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HTC Said to Develop Waterproof Camera to Challenge GoPro - Businessweek

September 12, 2014 - 4:04am

TabTec

HTC Said to Develop Waterproof Camera to Challenge GoPro
Businessweek
The HTC Corp. One M8 smartphone is displayed at one of the company's stores in Taipei, Taiwan. HTC is searching for new sources of revenue after losing smartphone share to rivals including Xiaomi Corp. and Lenovo Group Ltd. Photographer: Maurice ...
HTC may be developing GoPro-like extreme sports cameraSiliconrepublic.com

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