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XBox One update coming in March - GMA News

January 30, 2014 - 3:24am

XBox One update coming in March
GMA News
Microsoft is rolling out this March the first major update for its Xbox One game console to address issues with the Xbox Live service, a tech site reported Thursday. The Verge cited sources familiar with Microsoft's plans as saying the major update will also ...

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Flipboard Gets Updated On iOS, Rolls Out Revamped Cover Stories Experience - AppAdvice

January 29, 2014 - 10:45pm

AppAdvice

Flipboard Gets Updated On iOS, Rolls Out Revamped Cover Stories Experience
AppAdvice
Flipboard for iOS has just received a small update, which is said to introduce a couple of new features. The new version of the popular social magazine app now includes an option to “flip” to a magazine an article whose URL has been copied in your device's ...
Flipboard now learns from your reading habits, arranges your favorites in sectionsEngadget
Flipboard wants to tame the unruly stream by becoming more like a traditional ...GigaOM
Flipboard Is Learning From What You ReadReadWrite
Re/code -The Verge -TechCrunch
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Ellison says IBM and SAP no longer Oracle's main rivals - PCWorld

January 29, 2014 - 8:36pm

Ellison says IBM and SAP no longer Oracle's main rivals
PCWorld
The fast-talking Oracle CEO declared Wednesday that IBM and SAP are no longer his main rivals and pointed instead to a bevy of fast-moving cloud service providers. “Our competitors are this whole new generation of cloud companies. We're focused on the ...
Oracle's Ellison plays down threat of NSA database snoopingReuters

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VPN flaw reported in latest version of Android - CSO

January 29, 2014 - 7:25pm

Firstpost

VPN flaw reported in latest version of Android
CSO
January 29, 2014 — CSO — A VPN bypass flaw discovered last week in Android Jelly Bean 4.3 also exists in the latest version of Google's mobile operating system, KitKat 4.4, Israeli researchers say.
Google reportedly pressuring Samsung to ease up on its own appsTechRadar UK
Samsung caves to Google pressure and will stop pushing its Android apps and ...Pocket-lint.com
Google Reportedly Wants Samsung to Dial Back Heavy Android ModificationsTechnoBuffalo
Tech Times
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Facebook asserts its success on mobile with another strong quarter - PCWorld

January 29, 2014 - 4:31pm

The Guardian

Facebook asserts its success on mobile with another strong quarter
PCWorld
More than half of Facebook's ad sales came from mobile devices in the fourth quarter, showing continued strength in the site's ability to monetize its service on smaller screens. Total revenue for the quarter ended Dec. 31 was US$2.59 billion, a 63 percent ...
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB) Q4 Earnings Call: Top 2 Things To Watch [VIDEO]International Business Times
Facebook Results Beat the Street; Shares JumpWall Street Journal
Facebook trounces earnings forecastsFinancial Times
The Australian Financial Review -Irish Examiner -MSN Money
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Victim of Epic Hack Points Finger at GoDaddy and PayPal - Mashable

January 29, 2014 - 4:26pm

International Business Times UK

Victim of Epic Hack Points Finger at GoDaddy and PayPal
Mashable
Passwords, even strong ones, aren't enough to protect you. Your online accounts are only as safe as the security policies of the companies that hold them. At least that's the apparent lesson to be learned from Naoki Hiroshima's epic account of how one ...
A Blackmailer Acquires Popular Twitter Handle, Commits A Near-Perfect CrimeForbes
Updated: Man Has $50000 Twitter Stolen, Blames GoDaddy, PayPalThe Escapist
Why Hasn't Twitter Just Given @N His Name Back?TechCrunch
Wired -Internet Evolution -Boing Boing
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Twitter, CNN Developing Breaking News Tool for Journalists - PC Magazine

January 29, 2014 - 3:54pm

Auto World News

Twitter, CNN Developing Breaking News Tool for Journalists
PC Magazine
Consumers typically get daily news directly from their Twitter feeds, so why shouldn't CNN? The cable news company and microblogging service today announced a partnership with Dataminr to develop an alert system for journalists. Dubbed Dataminr for ...
Dataminr, Twitter unveil early news detection toolUSA TODAY
New Twitter Tool Finds Hot Topics Before They TrendWired
CNN Looks to Revolutionize News With Twitter PartnershipComplex.com
Mashable -CNET
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Google Seen Selling Its Mobility Unit to Lenovo for About $3 Billion - New York Times

January 29, 2014 - 3:16pm

New York Times

Google Seen Selling Its Mobility Unit to Lenovo for About $3 Billion
New York Times
Dennis Woodside, chief executive of Motorola Mobility, introducing a smartphone aimed at emerging markets Nelson Almeida/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Dennis Woodside, chief executive of Motorola Mobility, introducing a smartphone aimed at ...
UPDATE 1-Lenovo nears $3 bln deal to buy Google's Motorola unit-sourcesReuters
Google's Motorola may be sold to Lenovo ...CNET
Lenovo Said Near Deal to Buy Google Handset Unit for About $3BBusinessweek
TechCrunch -Chinadaily USA -Android Community
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Google Reportedly Wants Samsung to Dial Back Heavy Android Modifications - TechnoBuffalo

January 29, 2014 - 3:09pm

TechnoBuffalo

Google Reportedly Wants Samsung to Dial Back Heavy Android Modifications
TechnoBuffalo
Samsung's heavily altered Android experience might be dialed back in future devices. According to sources speaking with Re/code, Google executives have been “dismayed” by the Korean company's recent modifications—and things apparently came to a ...

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HTC: Android 4.4 will come to HTC One, but a little late - CNET

January 29, 2014 - 2:52pm

CNET

HTC: Android 4.4 will come to HTC One, but a little late
CNET
HTC says it will miss its self-imposed 90-day deadline to deliver KitKat to its flagship phone, with a delay of one or two weeks. Roger Cheng. by Roger Cheng. January 29, 2014 12:48 PM PST. Follow @RogerWCheng. AT&T plans to send the latest flavor of ...

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Report: Regulators Not Jazzed About T-Mobile, Sprint Merger - PC Magazine

January 29, 2014 - 2:14pm

CNET

Report: Regulators Not Jazzed About T-Mobile, Sprint Merger
PC Magazine
If Sprint and T-Mobile go ahead with rumored plans to merge, it appears that regulators will not greet the deal with open arms. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Sprint executives met with Department of Justice officials to discuss a possible T-Mobile ...
Antitrust officials told Sprint they might block T-Mobile mergerArs Technica
Should Sprint buy T-Mobile?ComputerworldUK
DOJ meets with Sprint about T-Mobile bid, issues with mergerAndroid Community
Businessweek -GeekWire
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Dell's Cloud Connect thin client provides business Android on a stick - InfoWorld

January 29, 2014 - 1:54pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Dell's Cloud Connect thin client provides business Android on a stick
InfoWorld
The term "thin client" usually brings to mind a screen and keyboard combination, or maybe a tablet or smartphone. Dell Wyse Cloud Connect takes the idea a few steps further. It's a $129 (retail), Android 4.1.2-powered device the size and shape of a USB stick ...
Dell's $129 Dongle Puts Android On Any Screen With HDMI InputTechCrunch
Dell Launches Wyse Cloud Connect, The Android-Powered Dongle Formerly ...Android Police
Dell's $130 dongle turns any screen into a full-featured Android PCBGR
Engadget -Telegraph.co.uk -Computer Dealer News
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Super Bowl still a good time to score big TV play - USA TODAY

January 29, 2014 - 1:26pm

KFDX

Super Bowl still a good time to score big TV play
USA TODAY
Even in the age of ever-present Groupon deals, the days leading up to the Super Bowl can yield super savings on big-screen TVs. Retailers from Best Buy to Walmart have special promotions touting large-screen sale prices that run right up to the big game.
Super Bowl Season Is a Prime Time for TV BuyersEntrepreneur
Customers buy TVs for Super Bowl and then return themKTAR.com
5 tips for buying a big TV for the Super BowlGoErie.com
KPLC-TV
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Cisco unveils 'fog computing' to bridge clouds and the Internet of Things - PCWorld

January 29, 2014 - 12:31pm

ZDNet

Cisco unveils 'fog computing' to bridge clouds and the Internet of Things
PCWorld
If the hardest part of the “Internet of Things” is getting to the Things, Cisco Systems is offering a lifeline. The so-called IoT encompasses a range of Internet-capable devices that could be almost limitless: Thermometers, electric meters, brake assemblies, blood ...
Cisco Delivers Vision of Fog Computing to Accelerate Value From Billions of ...Wall Street Journal
Internet of Things Delivers Context Just in TimeCMSWire
Cisco IOx brings apps to network edge in latest Internet of Things playZDNet
Business Insider Australia
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Here's What Video Games Will Look Like On Google Glass - Huffington Post

January 29, 2014 - 11:48am

Here's What Video Games Will Look Like On Google Glass
Huffington Post
Despite the more salacious Google Glass apps that have garnered attention lately, Google developers have been working on a more PG use for the device: gaming. Google released five Glass minigames Monday to inspire more developers to create games ...

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2013 Was the 'Year of Android,' Analyst Says - PC Magazine

January 29, 2014 - 10:58am

Economic Times

2013 Was the 'Year of Android,' Analyst Says
PC Magazine
Google's Android is still the reigning champion in the global smartphone fight, according to new data from Strategy Analytics. Android captured an impressive 79 percent share of all smartphones shipped worldwide in 2013, extending its lead over rivals Apple ...
Android a big winner: surveyMyBroadband
Android in 79 percent of smartphones soldMSN Philippines News
Strategy Analytics: Android dominates mobile market share, Windows Phone ...WinBeta

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VoltDB Boosts In-Memory Analytics Performance - IT Business Edge (blog)

January 29, 2014 - 10:47am

VoltDB Boosts In-Memory Analytics Performance
IT Business Edge (blog)
IT organizations tend to embrace appliances when the compute power available on a server becomes constrained. By offloading a particular workload to an appliance, the IT organization gains headroom on their servers for other applications. For that reason ...
VoltDB Releases Version 4.0 of World's Fastest In-Memory Operational DatabaseVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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My Dilemma With Google Glass Prescriptions - Forbes

January 29, 2014 - 9:43am

Vancouver Sun

My Dilemma With Google Glass Prescriptions
Forbes
The moment Google Google Glass became a reality, I could see my potential relationship would be complicated. I already wear glasses for near-sightedness. So you might tell me to take a left at the next street, Glass on my face, but you couldn't show me ...
Here's What Video Games Will Look Like On Google GlassHuffington Post
Google hacked together some pretty underwhelming games for Glass (video)Engadget

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Will Android PCs finally destroy Windows on the desktop? - ITworld.com

January 29, 2014 - 8:56am

ITworld.com

Will Android PCs finally destroy Windows on the desktop?
ITworld.com
Today in Open Source: Android PCs may be the final nail in Windows' coffin. Plus: Linux versus Windows in VPS hosting, and 12 terminal emulators for Linux. By Jim Lynch, ITworld | Open Source, Linux, Windows. January 29, 2014, 9:45 AM — Android PCs ...
Microsoft cutting cord on Windows XP in AprilChicago Tribune
Windows XP's days are numberedWashington Business Journal (blog)
Android PCs and other Windows-alternative desktops are for realZDNet
ITProPortal
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Apple awarded solar power patent for MacBook - Business Today

January 29, 2014 - 8:27am

Apple awarded solar power patent for MacBook
Business Today
Apple has reportedly won patent for a MacBook that would be powered with solar cells. The patent called 'Electronic device display module' describes a method to power laptops through solar light. Apple 's display module describes two sided displays for the ...

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