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The Best Free iOS Apps for April 11, 2014 - TechnologyTell

April 11, 2014 - 12:47pm

TechnologyTell

The Best Free iOS Apps for April 11, 2014
TechnologyTell
screen568x568 It's official, there's a free Family Guy game that you're probably going to want to download this instant. Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff is all about rebuilding Quahog on something that you can put in your pants. It has all of your favorite ...
Attention News 12 App UsersNews 12 Long Island
Office for iPad and One Note For Mac Are Our Apps Of The WeekMacgasm
Best iOS apps this weekBetaNews
9 to 5 Mac -Economic Times -Cult of Mac
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Microsoft testing ways to make Windows Live Tiles interactive - CNET

April 11, 2014 - 12:44pm

Microsoft testing ways to make Windows Live Tiles interactive
CNET
In Asia, Microsoft researchers are experimenting with new ways to interact with the Live Tiles that are core to the Windows 8.X, Windows Phone, and Xbox user interfaces. by Mary Jo Foley; April 11, 2014 10:13 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Windows Live Tiles could become more like interactive widgetsTechRadar UK
Microsoft tests Live Tiles you can use without leaving the Start screenEngadget
Microsoft working to make Windows Live Tiles more...The Verge
PCWorld (blog) -Daniel Rubino -ZDNet
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U.S. charges nine with distributing Zeus malware - PCWorld

April 11, 2014 - 11:52am

The West Australian

U.S. charges nine with distributing Zeus malware
PCWorld
The U.S. Department of Justice has brought charges against nine alleged members of a criminal organization that distributed the Zeus Trojan used to steal millions of dollars from bank accounts nationwide. The DOJ's charges, unsealed Friday in U.S. District ...
US charges 9 in international hacking conspiracy; 2 extradited from UKReuters
Nine Charged in Conspiracy to Steal Millions of Dollars Using 'Zeus' MalwareeNews Park Forest
US charges nine in million-dollar bank hacking caseThe West Australian
The Hill (blog)
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BMW recalls sports sedans and SUVs to fix potential stall problem - Los Angeles Times

April 11, 2014 - 11:15am

BMW recalls sports sedans and SUVs to fix potential stall problem
Los Angeles Times
BMW will recall 156,000 sports sedans and sport-utility vehicles in the U.S. because of a problem with the 6-cylinder engines in the vehicles. The move is part of a global action to call back nearly 500,000 vehicles, including 232,000 in China. BMW said it has ...

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UPDATE 2-US government says hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed' bug - Reuters

April 11, 2014 - 11:11am

SC Magazine UK

UPDATE 2-US government says hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed' bug
Reuters
(Adds that federal regulators warned banks about Heartbleed risk, German warning). By Jim Finkle. BOSTON, April 11 (Reuters) - The U.S. government warned banks, infrastructure operators and other organizations on Friday to be on alert for hackers who ...
US government warns of Heartbleed bug dangerBBC News
'Heartbleed' vulnerability prompts need to monitor web use, DHS saysFox News
Hackers trying to exploit 'Heartbleed'CNBC.com

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BMW Widens Recall for Engine-Bolt Defect to 489000 Vehicles (3) - Businessweek

April 11, 2014 - 10:43am

BMW Widens Recall for Engine-Bolt Defect to 489000 Vehicles (3)
Businessweek
Bayerische Motoren Werke AG (BMW), the largest maker of luxury cars, is recalling 489,000 vehicles worldwide due to a possible engine-bolt defect, widening a repair program that was initiated in China. No accidents or injuries have been reported related to ...

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MapR Adds Some Spark to its Hadoop Distribution - ADT Magazine

April 11, 2014 - 10:15am

MapR Adds Some Spark to its Hadoop Distribution
ADT Magazine
MapR Technologies Inc. yesterday announced it had added the Apache Spark technology stack to its Hadoop distribution, one of the leading tools in the fast-growing arena of Big Data analytics. Apache Spark, recently updated to a top-level project by the ...
Spark is now part of MapR's Hadoop distro, tooGigaOM
MapR Adds Complete Apache Spark Stack to its Distribution for HadoopinsideBIGDATA

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Facebook: Begging for Likes Is a No-No Now - TIME

April 11, 2014 - 8:33am

Facebook: Begging for Likes Is a No-No Now
TIME
With a few new policies, Facebook is trying to make its News Feed less of a cesspool for spam. For instance, Facebook will target Pages that frequently ask their readers to Like and share posts. Facebook says these “Like-baiting” posts tend to be less relevant ...

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Micro 3D's £120 printer tops Kickstarter goal in 11 minutes - ITProPortal

April 11, 2014 - 8:02am

TechnologyTell

Micro 3D's £120 printer tops Kickstarter goal in 11 minutes
ITProPortal
M3D's affordable 3D printer has smashed its Kickstarter target after just 11 minutes on the site as early adopters raced to take advantage of the sub-$300 [£180] machine. Related: Micro 3D printer launches Kickstarter campaign at just £120 for early adopters.
Reporters NotebookGazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
Micro 3D Printer Kickstarter Hits The $2 Million Mark In 3 DaysUbergizmo
Updated: Micro $299 3D Printer Passes $2M On Kickstarter In 3 DaysTechCrunch
Crowdfund Insider -SlashGear
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Sony recalls too hot to handle Vaio Fit 11A laptops - Inquirer

April 11, 2014 - 5:32am

The Guardian

Sony recalls too hot to handle Vaio Fit 11A laptops
Inquirer
SONY HAS RECALLED its Vaio Fit 11A laptop, and warned punters that they could set their trousers on fire. The firm did not use the flaming trousers as a warning, but we do get the impression that a hot lap is a distinct possibility here. The firm has posted ...
Sony warns users that its VAIO Fit risks catching fireEngadget
Sony Considers Vaio Laptop Recall on Overheating BatteryBloomberg
Sony warns of battery fire risk in Vaio computersHindu Business Line
Capital FM Kenya -TIME -Reuters
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Video: This awesome robot is actually a tiny mobile printer - BGR

April 10, 2014 - 11:22pm

Shalom Life

Video: This awesome robot is actually a tiny mobile printer
BGR
Israel-based Zuta Labs has been developing a very interesting product meant to fix the one thing users can't do on the go, despite the plethora of features smartphones have to offer: printing. The company already has a working prototype, the Zuta Pocket ...
Robotic Pocket Printer sits in the palm of your handCNET
Pocket Printer Kickstarter Project Lets You Print On The GoUbergizmo
This robot printer runs around the page laying down inkEngadget
The Football Examiner -Gizmodo Australia -The Verge
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Twitter introduces web notifications- here's how to turn it off - Inferse

April 10, 2014 - 8:04pm

Inferse

Twitter introduces web notifications- here's how to turn it off
Inferse
Twitter officially announced that it would start to offer in-browser notifications on the web for replies, favorites, retweets, follows and Direct Messages. Tweet · submit to reddit. Twitter introduces web notifications- here's how to turn it off. Brandon Martin | On 10, ...
Twitter introduces web notificationsBetaNews
Twitter Announces Pop-Up Notifications for WebMashable
Never miss a retweet with real-time Twitter web notificationsTechRadar UK
Engadget -VentureBeat -TechCrunch
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CNNx Empowering Digital, Second Screen Viewers to Customize Experience - Lost Remote

April 10, 2014 - 4:59pm

Lost Remote

CNNx Empowering Digital, Second Screen Viewers to Customize Experience
Lost Remote
CNNx As part of CNN's upfront presentation in New York City Thursday afternoon, which Lost Remote attended, the news network unveiled CNNx; a new technology that empowers the digital and second screen viewer to virtually control the rundown of their ...
CNN Digital VP: “We've future-proofed CNN.”mediabistro.com
Video: CNN Gets Personal With CNNxAdAge.com
Upfronts 2014: CNN Introduces New Interactive ProductBroadcasting & Cable
Engadget -Multichannel News -Adweek
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2 Regulators Issue Guidelines on Sharing Cyber Security Information - New York Times (blog)

April 10, 2014 - 4:57pm

New York Times (blog)

2 Regulators Issue Guidelines on Sharing Cyber Security Information
New York Times (blog)
Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, said the policy was designed to Gabriella Demczuk/The New York TimesEdith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, said the policy was designed to stem reluctance among ...

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Companies told they can share cyber threat information - Financial Times

April 10, 2014 - 4:53pm

Washington Post

Companies told they can share cyber threat information
Financial Times
Companies that declined to share cyber threat information with each other out of fear of violating antitrust laws no longer have to worry, the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday. The US agencies issued a policy ...
Bits | 2 Regulators Issue Guidelines on Sharing Cyber Security InformationNew York Times (blog)
Sharing cyber threat details not antitrust violation, US saysReuters
Post-Heartbleed: Government Approves Cyber Threat Data Sharing RulesIn The Capital
CIO -Businessweek -Yahoo!7 News
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FTC Implores Whatsapp to Keep its Promises on Privacy in Facebook Deal - CIO

April 10, 2014 - 4:14pm

FTC Implores Whatsapp to Keep its Promises on Privacy in Facebook Deal
CIO
IDG News Service (San Francisco Bureau) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday cleared a path for Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp to proceed, though it called on both companies to be mindful of their data collection policies. The agency ...

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Facebook to require separate mobile app for messages - The Daily Star

April 10, 2014 - 4:05pm

The Daily Star

Facebook to require separate mobile app for messages
The Daily Star
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc. will no longer let users send and receive private messages within its main smartphone app and will require that users install a separate messaging app. Facebook began notifying users in France, England and several other ...

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Google to sell Glass to public next week - Reuters

April 10, 2014 - 3:51pm

Washington Post

Google to sell Glass to public next week
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO, April 10 (Reuters) - Google Inc will take online orders for its Glass wearable gadget on April 15, in its biggest push to get the $1,500 wraparound Web-ready glasses out to the U.S. public. For a limited time starting Tuesday, Google will ...
Google to open up Glass program to anyone with $1500 to spareRegister
Anyone Can Buy Google Glass For One Day OnlyForbes
Google Glass Available for Purchase April 15 in Special One-Day EventeWeek
NBCNews.com -SFGate -TechSpot
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U.S. says cybersecurity sharing not an antitrust issue - DigitalJournal.com

April 10, 2014 - 3:50pm

DigitalJournal.com

U.S. says cybersecurity sharing not an antitrust issue
DigitalJournal.com
U.S. officials announced Thursday that companies sharing information about cybersecurity would not face prosecution on antitrust grounds. The news came amid heightened concerns about data breaches and malware that can foil online encryption to allow ...

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FTC implores WhatsApp to keep its promises on privacy in Facebook deal - PCWorld

April 10, 2014 - 3:44pm

SFGate

FTC implores WhatsApp to keep its promises on privacy in Facebook deal
PCWorld
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday cleared a path for Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp to proceed, though it called on both companies to be mindful of their data collection policies. The agency sent a letter to both companies, urging them to ...
FTC OKs Facebook+WhatsApp, warns against privacy violationsCNET
FTC Says Facebook, WhatsApp Must Honor User Privacy Policies (1)Businessweek
Facebook says WhatsApp deal cleared by FTCReuters
MediaPost Communications -TheStreet.com -AllFacebook
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