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Booster seat safety ratings released - WJXT Jacksonville

November 6, 2014 - 11:11am

WJXT Jacksonville

Booster seat safety ratings released
WJXT Jacksonville
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is out with its annual ratings of vehicle booster seats, and while a record number of models received the highest possible rating, the group recommends avoiding others altogether.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety rates 2014 children's booster seatsWLS-TV
IIHS releases new safety ratings for booster seatsWKYT
10 Safest Used Mid-Size Vehicles for Teen DriversInsurance Networking News
WSET -WRAL.com -CBS Local
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Google Maps Adds New Features and Brighter Colors - Search Engine Watch

November 6, 2014 - 10:49am

Google Maps Adds New Features and Brighter Colors
Search Engine Watch
In order to better serve its mobile customers and compete with the likes of Yelp and Foursquare in the mobile and local market, Google Maps is in the process of rolling out a new series of features. Over the next few days, users will see a change in design and ...

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Motorola Moto X gets an early suck on Google's Lollipop - ITProPortal

November 6, 2014 - 9:32am

ITProPortal

Motorola Moto X gets an early suck on Google's Lollipop
ITProPortal
Motorola Moto X [2014] owners get ready to rejoice as you will be among the first to get hold of Google's Android 5.0 Lollipop OS and it could even arrive before Google Nexus 5 owners get their mitts on it. Read more: Apple's iPhone 6 is a handset of the past, ...

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Internet Arcade is a classic video game paradise - USA TODAY

November 6, 2014 - 9:27am

USA TODAY

Internet Arcade is a classic video game paradise
USA TODAY
Video game fans longing for the days of the arcades can find a retro oasis right on their Web browser. The Internet Archive has added a section to their software collection called the Internet Arcade, featuring more than 900 games from the 1970s through the ...
Internet Archive Delivers 900 Classic Arcade Games Right To Your BrowserKKTV 11 News
You Will Get Nothing Done Todaywww.wgst.com
Internet archive delivers 900 vintage video games to your browserUPI.com

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A watched pot: of watches and imagined delays - Macworld (blog)

November 6, 2014 - 9:00am

Macworld (blog)

A watched pot: of watches and imagined delays
Macworld (blog)
It is indeed shocking that a device that was announced to ship in “early 2015” will miss Christmas of 2014. Not sure how that happened. Something having to do with the linear nature of time, perhaps? It is uncertain. A leaked internal video reveals the watch ...

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Microsoft unveils new Office apps for iPhone; free editing on any device - USA TODAY

November 6, 2014 - 9:00am

New York Times

Microsoft unveils new Office apps for iPhone; free editing on any device
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Following up on its blockbuster release of Office for iPad earlier this year, Microsoft on Thursday unveiled new Office apps for iPhone and said consumers using any of its mobile apps will be able to create and edit Office documents for ...
Microsoft to Give Away Mobile Version of Office SoftwareNew York Times
New Office for iPhone: Feature packed, but smaller displays still suffer (first take)ZDNet
Microsoft beefs up Office on iPhone with standalone appsPCWorld
CNET -VentureBeat -Washington Post
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A Popular E-Book Subscription Service, Now With Audiobooks - Businessweek

November 6, 2014 - 8:49am

CNET

A Popular E-Book Subscription Service, Now With Audiobooks
Businessweek
Technology startups are trying to unclench Amazon's (AMZN) iron grip on the book business, one finger at a time. The latest effort comes courtesy of Scribd, a seven-year-old San Francisco company that, for $8.99 a month, offers unlimited access to a catalog ...
Don't just read, listen: Scribd adds audio booksCNET
Scribd Rolls Out the Internet's First All-You-Can-Listen Audiobooks ServiceWired
Scribd goes after Audible, adds 30000 audio books to its unlimited ebook serviceVentureBeat
Forbes -Gigaom -Digital Book World
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Camera start-up Lytro makes enterprise gamble - Fortune

November 6, 2014 - 7:01am

Fortune

Camera start-up Lytro makes enterprise gamble
Fortune
When Lytro introduced its first camera in 2011, it dazzled early gadget buyers with technology that let photographers change the focus in a shot long after clicking the shutter. The new technology captured more color, intensity and light than traditional cameras.
NASA wants to build Lytro's camera tech into space probesMashable
Lytro Wants to Transform Its Futuristic Cameras Into Night Vision GogglesWired
Lytro launches its first developer kit, partners with NASA, Department of Defense ...VentureBeat
Gigaom -Fast Company -The Verge
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Porcupine unsheathes spikes to defend against hungry lions - New York Daily News

November 6, 2014 - 6:54am

New York Daily News

Porcupine unsheathes spikes to defend against hungry lions
New York Daily News
Not today kitties! A plucky porcupine sprang his spikes into action to scare off a pride of 17 hungry lions in South Africa. Astonishing footage showing the prickly critter fending off an attack has gone viral after it was uploaded to the Londolozi Game Reserve's ...
Watch a Porcupine Go Head-to-Head with a Pride of LionsSlate Magazine (blog)
Video: Porcupine takes on a pride of 17 lions and winsThe Independent
Viral Video: Porcupine wards off pack of lionsWQAD.com
Daily Mail
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Microsoft gives CNN Surface tablets; CNN used them as iPad stands - Atlanta Journal Constitution

November 6, 2014 - 6:53am

Microsoft gives CNN Surface tablets; CNN used them as iPad stands
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Shoppers look at the new Surface tablet inside the Microsoft store at Lenox Square Mall. JONATHAN PHILLIPS / SPECIAL. More News Headlines. Ex-Baltimore Ravens cheerleader charged with raping boy, 15 · AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd accused of trying to ...

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Free unlimited photo storage for Amazon Prime members. - Sun Sentinel

November 6, 2014 - 6:12am

Newsweek

Free unlimited photo storage for Amazon Prime members.
Sun Sentinel
Free unlimited photo storage is the latest benefit being offered by the world's largest online retailer to add value to its $99 a year service. The free storage joins other Prime benefits including free two-day shipping, free streaming of 40,000 movies and TV ...
Amazon now offering unlimited photo storageSin Chew Jit Poh
Computing in the Cloud: Amazon Prime Users Get Unlimited Photo Cloud StorageCrossmap
Amazon (AMZN) Offers Unlimited Storage on Prime PhotosZacks.com
Newsweek -Hard OCP -ITworld.com
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Apple comes top in secure messaging tests - Hindustan Times

November 6, 2014 - 4:46am

Daily Mail

Apple comes top in secure messaging tests
Hindustan Times
When it comes to encryption and privacy, iMessage and FaceTime are the best mass-market smartphone messaging systems, beating everything from Google Chat to WhatsApp for protecting users' data. However, before devoted iPhone and iPad users take ...
Few Messaging Apps Found To Be Truly SecureTop Tech News
The best secure messaging apps that protect you from surveillanceComputerworld

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Apple Reportedly Working on a Glasses-Free 3D iPhone Display - NDTV

November 6, 2014 - 4:32am

NDTV

Apple Reportedly Working on a Glasses-Free 3D iPhone Display
NDTV
Apple is said to be developing a glasses-free 3D or auto-stereoscopic display that it could use in a future iPhone. The Chinese publication Economic Daily News reports (via UDN) citing supply chain sources that Apple's supply partner TPK has already started ...
Next iPhone Rumored to Carry Glasses-free 3D DisplayMac Rumors

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask getting 3DS remake - TrustedReviews

November 6, 2014 - 3:19am

TrustedReviews

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask getting 3DS remake
TrustedReviews
Nintendo has confirmed that cult N64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is being remade for 3DS. The company announced the news at its recent Nintendo Direct presentation. Released on the Nintendo 64 console back in 2000, The Legend of ...

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US net neutrality advocates plan Hungary-style protests - PCWorld

November 6, 2014 - 2:14am

PCWorld

US net neutrality advocates plan Hungary-style protests
PCWorld
Protests are planned outside the White House in Washington, D.C., and at several locations across the U.S. on Thursday evening to object to leaks that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is considering a new “hybrid” proposal to break through the ...
EMERGENCY! Protest FCC sellout on net neutrality across the USA!Boing Boing
Net Neutrality protests planned for Thursday: Time to learn your chantRegister
Column: Net neutrality fight still unsureArizona Daily Wildcat
Fusion -The American Culture (blog)
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Google Maps Now Updated With The Slick New Material Design UX - Techtree.com

November 6, 2014 - 12:12am

Techtree.com

Google Maps Now Updated With The Slick New Material Design UX
Techtree.com
It had to happen and boy it looks good! Google Maps has finally rolled out the much needed Material Design update, that it has been working on for months. Good news is, that apart from all those fancy transitions that you get with the Material Design ...

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Amazon Prime perks coming to other shopping sites, subscribers get unlimited ... - Tech Times

November 5, 2014 - 9:13pm

Amazon Prime perks coming to other shopping sites, subscribers get unlimited ...
Tech Times
Irresistible new benefits now come with paying $99 as Amazon Prime members. Shoppers get unlimited photo storage on the cloud and free two-day shipping on other shopping websites. (Photo : AllSaints / Amazon). Amazon rolls out a host of new perks for ...

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Honda ordered to give Takata air bag papers to U.S. agency - GlobalPost

November 5, 2014 - 7:25pm

GlobalPost

Honda ordered to give Takata air bag papers to U.S. agency
GlobalPost
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators ordered Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co Ltd <7267.T> on Wednesday to provide documents and answer questions under oath about potentially defective air bags installed in millions of recalled U.S. vehicles.

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Honda ordered to give Takata air bag papers to US agency - Reuters

November 5, 2014 - 7:03pm

Reuters

Honda ordered to give Takata air bag papers to US agency
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators ordered Japanese automaker Honda Motor Co Ltd (7267.T) on Wednesday to provide documents and answer questions under oath about potentially defective air bags installed in millions of recalled U.S. vehicles.

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CNN commentators find new use for Microsoft Surface tablets - Brisbane Times

November 5, 2014 - 6:46pm

Brisbane Times

CNN commentators find new use for Microsoft Surface tablets
Brisbane Times
Microsoft's Surface tablets can't seem to catch a break in the US. First Fox commentators, ESPN announcers and local television stations covering the NFL confused the Surface devices for Apple's iPads. Now, it seems, some CNN commentators have found a ...

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