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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
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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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What is the hitch in the newfound speed & convenience of cloud services? Security - Economic Times

June 12, 2014 - 3:18am

Economic Times

What is the hitch in the newfound speed & convenience of cloud services? Security
Economic Times
By Nicole Perlroth SAN FRANCISCO: Five years ago, people still spoke of cloud adoption as if they had a choice. But at company after company, cloud computing facilities miles away have replaced computer rooms down the office hall, and what once ...
The Era of Cloud ComputingNew York Times (blog)
Skyscape Joins The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA)Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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E3 2014: Nintendo Announces 3DS Game Code Name: STEAM - GameSpot

June 11, 2014 - 10:07pm

GameSpot

E3 2014: Nintendo Announces 3DS Game Code Name: STEAM
GameSpot
Tonight during a special event at E3, Nintendo announced Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., a brand new 3DS game that will launch in 2015. A turn-based strategy game with shooter elements, the game is a co-development between Nintendo and Intelligent Systems ...

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Check Out Apple's iPad Split-Screen Multitasking Feature In iOS 8 In This Video - AppAdvice

June 11, 2014 - 10:07pm

3G.co.uk

Check Out Apple's iPad Split-Screen Multitasking Feature In iOS 8 In This Video
AppAdvice
A couple of days ago, developer Steven Troughton-Smith found some code in the first beta of iOS 8 that allows for split-screen multitasking on iPad. Now, as reported by 9to5Mac, he has managed to hack the iOS 8 iPad simulator to make the functionality work ...
Here's the iPad split-screen app mode Apple is working on in iOS 8 (video)9 to 5 Mac
Split-screen multitasking on an iPad could work like thisEngadget
iOS 8 Code Hints to Split-Screen MultitaskingMacDaddyNews.com

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E3 2014: Nintendo Announces 3DS Game Code Name: STEAM - GameSpot

June 11, 2014 - 9:36pm

GameSpot

E3 2014: Nintendo Announces 3DS Game Code Name: STEAM
GameSpot
Photography is forbidden during this presentation, but we'll post images/video here as soon as we can. Tonight during a special event at E3, Nintendo announced Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., a brand new 3DS game that will launch in 2015. A turn-based strategy ...
Code Name: STEAM announced for Nintendo 3DSComputerandvideogames.com
Nintendo reveals Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. for 3DS from Advance Wars studioVentureBeat
E3 2014: Codename STEAM Announced For Nintendo 3DSGameSided
Ubergizmo -Destructoid -Polygon
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Apple iCloud users urged to change passwords as hackers target iDevices - Sydney Morning Herald

June 11, 2014 - 7:51pm

ABC News

Apple iCloud users urged to change passwords as hackers target iDevices
Sydney Morning Herald
Digital ransom demands are on the rise as hackers target Australians via remote locking tools and fake utility bills. Apple iCloud users are urged to change their passwords, and not reuse passwords, after hacking attacks that remotely locked iGadgets and ...
Hackers Suspected of Holding Apple Devices Ransom Arrested in RussiaWBAP News/Talk
Russia arrests two hackers for hijacking of Apple devicesTimes of India
Russia arrests two hackers it says hijacked Apple devicesReuters

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AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing - Los Angeles Times

June 11, 2014 - 7:38pm

Reuters

AT&T and DirecTV argue merger will benefit customers in FCC filing
Los Angeles Times
AT&T and DirecTV argue that together their size will give them more clout to negotiate with programmers. AT&T and DirecTV argue that together their size will give them more clout to negotiate with programmers. (Larry W. Smith / EPA). Joe Flint contact the ...
AT&T defends DirecTV deal to US regulatorsReuters
AT&T makes case for $48.5 billion merger with DirecTVCNET (blog)
AT&T Pitches DirecTV Acquisition to RegulatorsHollywood Reporter
Wall Street Journal -Re/code -Businessweek
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Getting sweaty with the future of Sony's virtual reality - Engadget

June 11, 2014 - 6:32pm

Getting sweaty with the future of Sony's virtual reality
Engadget
The private room, elevated above the crazed throngs of E3 attendees, was dark and oppressively stuffy. Inside, Conan O'Brien lay on a bean bag in front of Sony's newest virtual reality demo for its Project Morpheus headset: Street Luge. And he was ...

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Getting sweaty with the future of Sony's virtual reality - Engadget

June 11, 2014 - 6:32pm

Load The Game

Getting sweaty with the future of Sony's virtual reality
Engadget
The private room, elevated above the crazed throngs of E3 attendees, was dark and oppressively stuffy. Inside, Conan O'Brien lay on a bean bag in front of Sony's newest virtual reality demo for its Project Morpheus headset: Street Luge. And he was ...
Two GI Editors Discuss VR And Project MorpheusGame Informer
[E3 2014] A Super Creepy Debut Trailer for 'The Assembly'Bloody Disgusting
E3 2014: The Assembly revealed as Oculus Rift, Project Morpheus gameDigital Spy
The Globe and Mail
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