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Apple suppliers start making new iPads - Business Standard

August 12, 2014 - 2:37pm

Apple suppliers start making new iPads
Business Standard
Apple Inc's suppliers have started manufacturing new iPads, according to people with knowledge of the matter, as the company works to reinvigorate sales of the tablet computers after two straight quarters of declines. Mass production of a full-sized iPad with ...

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Twitter video ads, crucial to company's success, go into beta today - VentureBeat

August 12, 2014 - 2:06pm

Business Review USA

Twitter video ads, crucial to company's success, go into beta today
VentureBeat
Video on Twitter is going to be a very big deal, as analysts will tell you. Sponsored tweets with videos embedded can be viewed by logged-in Twitter users or by people browsing sites where the video tweets are embedded. To advertisers and marketers ...
Twitter Debuts Trial of Video-Advertising ServiceBloomberg
Twitter sets the stage for video adsCIO
Twitter Is Testing New Video AdsRe/code
TechRadar UK -AppAdvice
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Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Had 'Many Minor Problems' after 10K Miles - Auto World News

August 12, 2014 - 1:40pm

Auto World News

Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Had 'Many Minor Problems' after 10K Miles
Auto World News
Consumer Reports, an influential nonprofit publication that tests cars, found "many minor problems" after driving the electric sedan more than 10,000 miles, including the serious issue of not being able to see anything on the car's center screen, Bloomberg ...

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'Skylanders' makes full leap to tablets - USA TODAY

August 12, 2014 - 1:22pm

USA TODAY

'Skylanders' makes full leap to tablets
USA TODAY
Activision's popular toy/game hybrid Skylanders isn't new to the tablet world. Two years ago, the video game publisher launched Skylanders: Cloud Patrol, a simple arcade shooter where players took out waves of enemies. This fall, the franchise makes an ...

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Apple Joins Google, Facebook and Reveals Diversity Report - Mashable

August 12, 2014 - 1:15pm

Apple Joins Google, Facebook and Reveals Diversity Report
Mashable
Apple-store-employees Employees welcome customers with a high five during the opening of an Apple Store at the Kurfuerstendamm shopping street in Berlin, Germany, Friday, May 3, 2013. Image: Michael Sohn/Associated Press.

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Facebook wants to read your text messages, should you care? - Android Headlines - Android News

August 12, 2014 - 11:30am

Facebook wants to read your text messages, should you care?
Android Headlines - Android News
AH Facebook logo 1.3 Not many Android users bother to read the permissions that an app requests and only care about installing their app of choice. I always warn against this blatant act of laziness but most friends and family of mine don't seem to care too ...

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Apple Discloses Data Showing More Diverse Workforce Than Peers - Businessweek

August 12, 2014 - 11:23am

Wall Street Journal

Apple Discloses Data Showing More Diverse Workforce Than Peers
Businessweek
Apple Inc. (AAPL:US) released data showing it is slightly more diverse than some of its Silicon Valley rivals, according to figures announced today. Of the company's 98,000 employees, 70 percent are white or Asian. Eleven percent of Apple's workers are ...
Apple Says US Workforce is 70% MaleWall Street Journal
Apple Releases Disappointing Employee Diversity NumbersBusiness Insider

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Dell Updates Its Massive Workstation Desktop PCs - PC Magazine

August 12, 2014 - 11:05am

Fort Mills Times

Dell Updates Its Massive Workstation Desktop PCs
PC Magazine
The tower and rack mountable workstations come with new Haswell-based Xeon processors and graphics cards. 0shares. Dell Precision Tower 7910. Dell today introduced updates to its full-sized workstation desktop PCs, namely the Precision Tower 5810, ...
Dell Dishes Up Next Generation Precision Tower And Rack WorkstationsHot Hardware
Dell Refreshes Precision Desktop and Rack-Mounted WorkstationsStudio Daily
Dell refreshes Precision workstation line-up with latest Intel Xeon chipsV3.co.uk
DigitalJournal.com -Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
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Halo 5: Guardians beta starts December 29 - Metro

August 12, 2014 - 10:42am

Metro

Halo 5: Guardians beta starts December 29
Metro
It should be a happy new year for Halo 5 fans, as Microsoft announce that the Halo 5 beta will run for three weeks early next year. To get access to the Halo 5's beta you have to buy Halo: The Master Chief Collection, which is due out this November.
Halo 5: Guardians Multiplayer Beta in DecemberNew Game Network
Halo Channel announced, first trailerComputerandvideogames.com
Gamescom: 'Halo 5' Xbox One Beta Given First Look And New DetailsThe Inquisitr
Polygon -Pocket-lint.com
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Apple Working With Hospitals to Improve HealthKit App - Tom's Guide

August 12, 2014 - 10:11am

NDTV

Apple Working With Hospitals to Improve HealthKit App
Tom's Guide
Apple is making a serious commitment to health with iOS 8, and it isn't stopping at a basic software level. The iPhone maker is reportedly in talks with hospitals such as Mount Sinai, Johns Hopkins and the Cleveland Clinic to discuss how information it will ...
Apple is making huge moves to make sure HealthKit lands in your hospitalBGR
Apple reportedly talks with health care providers about HealthKitCNET
Exclusive: Apple prepares Healthkit rollout amid tangled regulatory webThe West Australian

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Halo 5: Guardians beta begins Dec. 29 - Polygon

August 12, 2014 - 10:09am

Halo 5: Guardians beta begins Dec. 29
Polygon
The Halo 5: Guardians beta will kick off Dec. 29 and run for three weeks, developer 343 Industries announced today during Microsoft's Gamescom 2014 press briefing. Four-on-four arena combat is the focus of the beta, with all players starting with the same ...

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Alienware's 'Alpha' Console Lets You Play PC Games on Your TV - Wired

August 12, 2014 - 10:06am

HardwareHeaven.com

Alienware's 'Alpha' Console Lets You Play PC Games on Your TV
Wired
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The PC As Game Console -- A Closer Look At The Alienware Alpha's Custom ...Forbes
Alienware Alpha PC Game Console is Now Available to Pre-Order in the USMaximum PC
Alienware Alpha, the not-a-Steam-Machine gaming rig, is available for preorder ...PCWorld (blog)
Tom's Hardware Guide -Engadget -The Verge
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CenturyLink Courts Developers With Container Management - InformationWeek

August 12, 2014 - 9:57am

Data Center Knowledge

CenturyLink Courts Developers With Container Management
InformationWeek
CenturyLink takes open source route with its Panamax system for Docker management in a bid for developers building complex cloud apps. Cloud Contracts: 8 Questions To Ask. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) CenturyLink is offering its Docker ...
Out in the Open: Panamax is Docker's Best FriendWired
CenturyLink Release Panamax, The Uber Docker Management Tool And LibraryForbes
CenturyLink releases Panamax open-source Docker management platformMarketWatch
Data Center Knowledge
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Former 'Angry Birds' game makers set designs on new worlds - USA TODAY

August 12, 2014 - 9:29am

USA TODAY

Former 'Angry Birds' game makers set designs on new worlds
USA TODAY
Some former members of the Angry Birds flock are working on a game that promises to be a slug fest. Startup game maker Seriously, co-founded by former Rovio executives Andrew Stalbow and Petri Järvilehto, plans the first entry in Best Fiends, a game ...
Former Rovio executives found startup that will use mobile to grow entertainment ...VentureBeat
Mobile Start-Up Seriously Reveals First Look at “Best Fiends” Property and Initial ...DigitalJournal.com
Finnish Game Maker Seriously Unveils First App 'Best Fiends'Wall Street Journal (blog)
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California Presses the Kill Switch on Smartphone Thieves - VPN Creative

August 12, 2014 - 9:18am

VPN Creative

California Presses the Kill Switch on Smartphone Thieves
VPN Creative
The much debated California smartphone 'kill switch' bill is just a step away from becoming a fully-fledged law. After seeing the green light at the Senate with 27 positive votes against eight negatives, all it needs is the Governor's nod before it comes into force.

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'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Promises New Innovative Features With Latest ... - Bidness Etc

August 12, 2014 - 7:47am

Bidness Etc

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Promises New Innovative Features With Latest ...
Bidness Etc
Activision's “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” recently disclosed its multiplayer interface, introducing additions like fresh player movements, map designs, and customization options. Bidness Etc analyzes the game's new features and highlights what they could ...

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Lyft Reintroduces Commissions on Rides, With a Twist - Wall Street Journal (blog)

August 12, 2014 - 7:18am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Lyft Reintroduces Commissions on Rides, With a Twist
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The ridesharing wars are taking another turn Monday: Lyft is reintroducing commissions on its rides but with will base them on how many hours its drivers work per week. The company on Monday notified drivers that it would begin taking a 20% commission ...

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FIFA 15 Will Have European Xbox One Bundle, Exclusive Ultimate Team Content - Game Informer

August 12, 2014 - 7:16am

Game Informer

FIFA 15 Will Have European Xbox One Bundle, Exclusive Ultimate Team Content
Game Informer
Microsoft's 2014 Gamescom press briefing is underway here in Cologne, Germany. The company has a slate of titles available titles here at demo stations, which we'll be getting to after the presentation. Playing to a European audience, head of Xbox Phil ...

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Skylanders Trap Team takes toy-enhanced game to tablets - BBC News

August 12, 2014 - 7:03am

BBC News

Skylanders Trap Team takes toy-enhanced game to tablets
BBC News
Activision has announced that for the first time it is releasing one of the main games in its Skylanders series for tablets as well as consoles. The tablet app is free, but must be paired with a new version of the publisher's add-on Traptanium Portal base to access ...
This Skylanders Toy Could Cost Console Makers MillionsWired
'Skylanders Trap Team' Brings Console Gaming To Tablets With New ControllerForbes
Skylanders Trap Team™ Unleashes Full Game Experience on iPad, Kindle Fire ...MarketWatch
Joystiq -Fast Company -Engadget
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Companies Put More Resources into Mobile - Wall Street Journal (blog)

August 12, 2014 - 7:03am

Companies Put More Resources into Mobile
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Many companies are increasing their dependence on mobile devices as business tools. The number of secure mobile apps companies activated increased 20% in the second quarter over the first quarter, according to a report, Tuesday, from mobile device ...

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