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Updated Google Play Guidelines Force Amazon to Revamp App - NDTV

December 12, 2014 - 7:35am

NDTV

Updated Google Play Guidelines Force Amazon to Revamp App
NDTV
Amazon's Android app listing was removed from Google Play search because of a change in Google's Developer Distribution Agreement, says Amazon. On Wednesday, multiple reports claimed that the Amazon app has been removed from Google Play ...

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Google moves engineers out of Russia - BBC News

December 12, 2014 - 7:30am

BBC News

Google moves engineers out of Russia
BBC News
Tech giant Google has confirmed reports that it plans to move engineers out of its office in Russia. The firm said it "remains committed" to Google users in the country and told the BBC it has relocated engineers in other countries on previous occasions. Google ...

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Google sued in Germany over video streaming patent - PCWorld

December 12, 2014 - 7:09am

Times of India

Google sued in Germany over video streaming patent
PCWorld
Google and YouTube have been sued in Germany for allegedly infringing on a video streaming patent owned by U.S. software company Max Sound. The case could lead to sales bans on several Google Android products. Max Sound alleges that Google and ...
Google, YouTube sued over H.264-related patentAfterDawn
Max Sound files patent suit against Google, YouTube in GermanyEconomic Times
Max Sound Corporation Files Multi-Million-Euro Lawsuit Against Google and ...MarketWatch

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Patent battles risk disrupting Xiaomi's international expansion - PCWorld

December 12, 2014 - 2:56am

Livemint

Patent battles risk disrupting Xiaomi's international expansion
PCWorld
There's blood in the water and it comes from Xiaomi, a Chinese smartphone maker that risks becoming a target for patent holders that want the company to pay up. Various patent battles have hit smartphone vendors across the world, and now Xiaomi is no ...
Can China's smartphone makers thrive in countries which take IP rights seriously ...Fortune
Xiaomi Vows to Overcome India Halt After Ericsson LawsuitBusinessweek
Xiaomi to suspend sales in India until further notice: Hugo BarraFirstpost
Android Headlines - Android News -Economic Times -Business Today
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Spanish news to vanish from Google News globally - Philly.com

December 12, 2014 - 2:05am

Spanish news to vanish from Google News globally
Philly.com
The decision by Google Inc. is the first service shutdown since Google News debuted in 2002. Bloomberg, File. Travel Deals. $1999 -- Caribbean 7-Night Upscale Cruise incl. R/T Air · See all travel deals ».

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Original Apple computer sells for $479000 at New York auction - AsiaOne

December 12, 2014 - 1:11am

AsiaOne

Original Apple computer sells for $479000 at New York auction
AsiaOne
NEW YORK - A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for US$600 sold for US$365,000 (S$479,000) at Christie's on Thursday. The Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer, named after its ...
First Apple Computer Sold in '76 Goes For Big Bucks at AuctionTG Daily (blog)
Original Apple Computer Sells for $365000 at New York AuctionNDTV
Antique Apple-1 Computer Sold Today for $365000The Epoch Times
Computerworld
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Google shuts Russia engineering office - Financial Times

December 11, 2014 - 9:20pm

Livemint

Google shuts Russia engineering office
Financial Times
Google is to close its engineering office in Russia, in the latest sign that a crackdown on internet activity by Russian authorities this year could hasten an outflow of engineering talent from the country. A series of moves against internet companies, culminating ...
Google to shut down engineering office in Russia amid data-protection crackdownFirstpost
Google Plans To Shut Engineering Office In Russia : ReportsNasdaq
Google said to transfer engineering operations out of RussiaLivemint

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Sony Prepares for Life After Game Consoles - Businessweek

December 11, 2014 - 7:59pm

Businessweek

Sony Prepares for Life After Game Consoles
Businessweek
As Sony (SNE) forecasts its sixth loss in seven years and struggles to keep its internal files out of the hands of hackers, its lone bright spot is its gaming division. The company has sold about 15 million PlayStation 4s in the year since its release, regularly ...
Microsoft finally sold more Xbox Ones than Sony did PlayStation 4sEngadget
Sony PlayStation 4 China sales to begin Jan 11The Star Online
Future PS4 Firmware Informs You Of Friends Being OnlineUbergizmo (blog)
CITY A.M. -IGN -Seeking Alpha
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'Call of Duty' and Xbox One pace monthly game sales - USA TODAY

December 11, 2014 - 7:39pm

USA TODAY

'Call of Duty' and Xbox One pace monthly game sales
USA TODAY
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare captured the top spot on November's video game sales list and Microsoft'x Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4, according to The NPD Group. Despite a month of heavyweight video game releases -- and reduced prices on the ...
November NPD Number Crunch: Xbox One outsells PS4 for the first time since ...Neoseeker
Xbox one outsells Ps4 and becomes the best in USIslamabad Globe
Xbox One Outsells PS4 For NovemberForbes
GameSpot -Engadget -Metro
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Oculus VR buys hand-tracking expert Nimble VR - CNET

December 11, 2014 - 6:25pm

CNET

Oculus VR buys hand-tracking expert Nimble VR
CNET
Your Oculus Rift virtual reality games are about to get more hands-on, with the company acquiring hand-tracking expert Nimble VR. by Michelle Starr · @riding_red; 12 December 2014 12:04 am GMT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.
Oculus VR snaps up hand-tracking and 3D modeling companiesThe Verge
Oculus Acquires A Hand-Tracking Company And An Augmented Reality CompanyTechCrunch
Facebook's Oculus Unit Acquires Computer Vision StartupsBusinessweek
SlashGear -Seeking Alpha -TechRadar
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Answers Your Questions - ABC News

December 11, 2014 - 5:14pm

ABC News

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Answers Your Questions
ABC News
Mark Zuckerberg tackled a swath of questions from Facebook users today in a town hall that covered everything from whether a "dislike" button could be coming in the future to what his New Year's resolution he has planned for 2015. Following on the success ...
Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook May Offer Something Beyond The Like ButtonForbes
In Public Q&A, Zuckerberg Says Facebook Isn't A Waste Of Time, Won't Launch ...TechCrunch
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Just Gave His Best Advice For Starting A ...Business Insider
I Know Today -Businessinsider India
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Instagram Is Getting So Good at News, It Should Scare Twitter - Wired

December 11, 2014 - 4:42pm

Wired

Instagram Is Getting So Good at News, It Should Scare Twitter
Wired
Instagram founder Kevin Systrom speaks at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on June 20, 2013. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP. It's raining in San Francisco. Hard. Trees have already fallen, and the skeletons of cast-off umbrellas are tumbling down the ...
Twitter co-founder: 'I don't give a shit' if Instagram has more usersFortune
Instagram Edges Out Growth Concerns At Facebook (FB)Seeking Alpha
Instagram Reaches 300 Million Active Users; Adds “Verified” Badges To AccountsBidness ETC
Times LIVE -Mashable -The Hoops News
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Iowa replaces drivers license with app - WXII The Triad

December 11, 2014 - 4:18pm

WXII The Triad

Iowa replaces drivers license with app
WXII The Triad
Next year, the Iowa Department of Transportation will experiment with issuing drivers licenses via an app. The digital license will display a 3-D photo of the driver's face, which can be rotated side to side so law enforcement can better match the licensee to the ...
Iowa Could Become First US State to Launch Driver's License Smartphone Appautoevolution

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Iowa replaces drivers license with app - WESH Orlando

December 11, 2014 - 4:17pm

WESH Orlando

Iowa replaces drivers license with app
WESH Orlando
Next year, the Iowa Department of Transportation will experiment with issuing drivers licenses via an app. The digital license will display a 3-D photo of the driver's face, which can be rotated side to side so law enforcement can better match the licensee to the ...

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Tetris Ultimate Releases Next Week on PS4 & Xbox One - PlayStation LifeStyle

December 11, 2014 - 3:34pm

Tetris Ultimate Releases Next Week on PS4 & Xbox One
PlayStation LifeStyle
Originally scheduled to launch this past summer, Ubisoft announced that Tetris Ultimate is releasing next week on December 16/17 for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Tetris Ultimate features these six game modes, which you can play with up to three other ...

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Cisco sees a data analytics fortune at the edge of the network - PCWorld

December 11, 2014 - 3:27pm

New York Times

Cisco sees a data analytics fortune at the edge of the network
PCWorld
If you need to know when holiday shoppers are about to hit the checkout stands or when store shelves need to be stocked, Cisco Systems says a router can tell you. The company that commercialized routers 30 years ago is now using them to bring big-data ...
Cisco Adds Big Data to Its 'Internet of Everything' PushBusinessweek
Cisco Unveils Analytics Strategy to Help Customers Access, Analyze and Act on ...CNNMoney
Cisco Makes Big Analytics PushLight Reading
New York Times (blog) -Investor's Business Daily
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Net neutrality: Cisco, Intel, IBM warn FCC NOT to crack down on ISPs - The Register

December 11, 2014 - 2:57pm

The Register

Net neutrality: Cisco, Intel, IBM warn FCC NOT to crack down on ISPs
The Register
More than 60 technology companies, from Cisco to Intel and IBM, have asked the FCC not to tighten the rules on what ISPs can do with web traffic and subscribers' bills. Specifically, the IT giants do not want the US watchdog to reclassify ISPs as "Title II" ...
High-Speed Internet on Its Way to More SchoolsABC News
Divided FCC Votes To Expand E-RateMultichannel News
US FCC raises schools' Internet subsidy amid net neutrality protestsReuters
New Pittsburgh Courier
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Kevin Systrom celebrates as Instagram scores 300 million monthly verified users - The Hoops News

December 11, 2014 - 2:36pm

The Hoops News

Kevin Systrom celebrates as Instagram scores 300 million monthly verified users
The Hoops News
The growth has been really amazing; within just nine months of announcing that it has reached 200 million users, the online photo and video sharing platform Instagram has said that it now has over 300 million monthly users. Around 70% of these users are ...

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iRobot's latest Roomba robot is designed for hackers - TechHive

December 11, 2014 - 12:26pm

Boston Globe

iRobot's latest Roomba robot is designed for hackers
TechHive
If you've ever wanted to hack a Roomba into a mobile DJ, iRobot has you covered. Best-known for its robotic floor cleaners, iRobot's Create 2 is a programmable robot with a USB interface for uploading custom code. The company says the it's latest offering is ...
iRobot Endows STEM Professionals with Create 2 RobotZacks.com
iRobot Endows STEM Professionals with Create 2 Robot - Analyst BlogNasdaq
The Roomba's New Cousin Is Built for Custom ProgrammingWired
Boston Globe -Engadget -PCBDesign007
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Microsoft ready to show off Windows 10 mobile SKU on January 21 - ZDNet

December 11, 2014 - 12:11pm

ZDNet

Microsoft ready to show off Windows 10 mobile SKU on January 21
ZDNet
Microsoft officials sent invitations on December 11 to selected press and analysts to its next Windows 10 reveal event. win10invitation.jpg. The keynote from the day-long event on January 21 will be live streamed. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Windows execs ...
Microsoft to spill more Windows 10 details on Jan. 21CNET
On January 21 Microsoft reveals more about the Windows 10 consumer ...Windows Central
Fact check: Microsoft exec says Amazon is just half a competitor in the 'hyper ...GeekWire
Reuters -NBCNews.com
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