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Google forced to add steering wheel to driverless cars - Telegraph.co.uk

August 22, 2014 - 7:46am

Telegraph.co.uk

Google forced to add steering wheel to driverless cars
Telegraph.co.uk
Google has been forced to add a steering wheel and pedals to its driverless cars because of new rules on testing which demand that a human can take control in the event of a software mishap. A new directive from California's Department of Motor Vehicles ...
Google's prototype self-driving car will have a steering wheel after allThe Guardian
Google tests its self-driving cars in a 'Matrix-style' simulationYahoo News UK
Motor Mouth: A self-driving motorcycle is a ridiculous ideaDriving
Business Standard -Jalopnik -Ars Technica
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Ford to unveil new hybrid cars in 2018 - USA TODAY

August 22, 2014 - 6:30am

Independent Online

Ford to unveil new hybrid cars in 2018
USA TODAY
Ford plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018. The model will be compact and is a dedicated hybrid unlike the current Fusion. Ford wants to take on Toyota's best-selling hybrid, the Prius. Loading… Post to Facebook. Ford to unveil ...
SMRT to double its hybrid taxi fleet to 1300 next yearAsiaOne
Ford working on Prius rival to meet federal fuel standardsThe Detroit News
Hyundai planning dedicated Prius, Prius V competitors – reportCarAdvice
Dallas Morning News (blog) -Stocks.org -Autoblog (blog)
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Sony's perfume bottle camera is aimed at selfie addicts - PCWorld

August 22, 2014 - 6:24am

FT.com

Sony's perfume bottle camera is aimed at selfie addicts
PCWorld
If you're focused on fashion and love selfies, Sony has a camera for you. Announced in Shanghai and Hong Kong on Friday, the Cyber-shot DSC-KW11 looks like a perfume bottle, complete with Swarovski crystals. The “cap” of the bottle is a wide-angle ...
Sony KW1 Compact Will Featured Curved Sensor [Rumor]Ubergizmo
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-KW1 is a perfume bottle selfie cameraSlashGear
Sony's New Selfie Phone Puts a Camera in a Perfume Bottlen3rdabl3
Mashable -Tech Times
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Metal-framed Galaxy Alpha is toughest Galaxy yet, says Samsung - CNET

August 22, 2014 - 5:41am

Firstpost

Metal-framed Galaxy Alpha is toughest Galaxy yet, says Samsung
CNET
Take a peek behind-the-scenes with a glimpse of the production process for the new mid-range Galaxy Alpha. by Rich Trenholm · @rich_trenholm; August 22, 2014 3:40 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.
iPhone 6 Killers? Samsung, Sony And LG Ready Their Rival Devices For IFA 2014Forbes

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iPhone 6 backlight glitch could force Apple to delay 9 September launch - Inquirer

August 22, 2014 - 5:19am

Firstpost

iPhone 6 backlight glitch could force Apple to delay 9 September launch
Inquirer
iPhone 6 sapphire display A SCREEN GLITCH reportedly has caused iPhone 6 production issues that could force Apple to delay the handset's launch. Reuters has the scoop on this, and reports that suppliers "are scrambling to get enough screens ready" for ...
INFOGRAPHIC: Crazy pent-up iPhone 6 demandComputerworld (blog)
iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling: SourcesTODAYonline
Apple iPhone 6 may have an extended cameraGMA News
Reuters Canada -Huffington Post -PC Magazine
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Rogue GCHQ and NSA agents intentionally leak information to help Tor users ... - ITProPortal

August 22, 2014 - 5:05am

Rogue GCHQ and NSA agents intentionally leak information to help Tor users ...
ITProPortal
Andrew Lewman, the executive director of the Tor Project, has said that he believes GCHQ and NSA agents frequently - and intentionally - leak flaws in Tor's code. By revealing this information to the Tor Project, NSA and GCHQ agents help to protect Tor ...

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Monkey doesn't own his selfie: US regulator over Wikipedia row - Hindustan Times

August 22, 2014 - 4:56am

Hindustan Times

Monkey doesn't own his selfie: US regulator over Wikipedia row
Hindustan Times
The US Copyright Office has confirmed that a monkey - or any other animal - that takes a selfie does not own the copyright of the photo. A selfie taken by a black macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi three years back has become a tug of war ...

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Federal prosecutors probe GM's lawyers over possible recall delay - Fortune

August 22, 2014 - 4:11am

Reuters

Federal prosecutors probe GM's lawyers over possible recall delay
Fortune
Federal prosecutors are looking into suspicions that members of General Motors Corp's GM legal department hid evidence regarding faulty ignition switches from regulators, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The investigation is a blow to GM's hopes to ...
US federal prosecutors questioning GM lawyers on vehicle recalls: sourceYahoo Finance UK
US Probe Examines GM LawyersWall Street Journal

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SMRT to double its hybrid taxi fleet to 1300 next year - AsiaOne

August 22, 2014 - 2:47am

AsiaOne

SMRT to double its hybrid taxi fleet to 1300 next year
AsiaOne
SINGAPORE - Transport operator SMRT Corporation will add 700 eco-friendly Prius Hybrid taxies by end March next year, doubling its fleet of such taxis to 1,300. Get the full story from The Straits Times. Here is the statement from SMRT: SMRT Corporation ...

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New Apps Are Exceptional - American Live Wire

August 22, 2014 - 2:07am

American Live Wire

New Apps Are Exceptional
American Live Wire
According to online sources there are almost 1.2 million apps in the Apple store. There is approximately the same amount n the Google Play store for Android equipment. Here are a few of the newest apps that stand above the others. apps. Mew apps are fun ...
Researchers successfully hack Gmail app 9 out of 10 times: ReportANINEWS
Top Rated apps on Android Martket - Viber, Whatsapp & Google MapsStreetWise Tech
Four Android messaging apps with a little something extraCNET
OzarksFirst.com -Android Police -Load The Game
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Islamic State militants turn to alternative social network in wake of ban from ... - Christian Science Monitor

August 21, 2014 - 10:21pm

Islamic State militants turn to alternative social network in wake of ban from ...
Christian Science Monitor
Following a ban from more traditional social media services such as Twitter, members of the Islamic State militant group have started using a lesser-known platform called Diaspora, whose contents are harder to monitor and control.

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Islamic State militants turn to alternative social network in wake of ban from ... - Christian Science Monitor

August 21, 2014 - 10:21pm

ABC News

Islamic State militants turn to alternative social network in wake of ban from ...
Christian Science Monitor
Following a ban from more traditional social media services such as Twitter, members of the Islamic State militant group have started using a lesser-known platform called Diaspora, whose contents are harder to monitor and control.
Islamic State Migrates to Open-Source Social Network After Twitter and YouTube ...Chinatopix
The Social Network that Can't Stop ISISKABC

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Top Rated apps on Android Martket - Viber, Whatsapp & Google Maps - StreetWise Tech

August 21, 2014 - 8:36pm

Top Rated apps on Android Martket - Viber, Whatsapp & Google Maps
StreetWise Tech
Your computer works the way you see it in front of you bundled up and is done by computer operations all assembled together, called software. There are different software available and each are designed for a particular goal for example editing images, ...

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Google's search app gets friendlier to bilingual Android users - PCWorld

August 21, 2014 - 7:31pm

Opptrends

Google's search app gets friendlier to bilingual Android users
PCWorld
Want to Google the name of a restaurant in English and then ask for the weather in Japanese? On Android it no longer requires switching back and forth between language settings. For voice searches, users can now select up to five languages in the search ...
Google's Android search app adds multi-language voice featureCNET
Multi Language Support Update For Google Voice Search Rolls OutUbergizmo
Google Inc (GOOG)'s Search App Now Speaks Multiple LanguagesOpptrends
PhoneDog -9 to 5 Google -Search Engine Land
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Tor Project's struggle to keep the dark net in the shadows - BBC News

August 21, 2014 - 6:04pm

BBC News

Tor Project's struggle to keep the dark net in the shadows
BBC News
His US-based team creates software that lets people visit websites anonymously and access otherwise hidden parts of the internet. An article based on the interview can be found here, which focuses on Mr Lewman's belief that cyberspies in the US and UK ...

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Clones of Swing Copters in Less Than 24 Hours - Kotaku

August 21, 2014 - 5:54pm

Clones of Swing Copters in Less Than 24 Hours
Kotaku
Dong Nguyen's follow-up to Flappy Bird was released today, and as developer Christer Kaitila pointed out, there's already plenty of copycats. By my count there were 25 that had been published since Swing Copters was officially released earlier today, but ...

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Monkey Selfie Can't Be Copyrighted, US Regulators Confirm - NBCNews.com

August 21, 2014 - 5:45pm

NBCNews.com

Monkey Selfie Can't Be Copyrighted, US Regulators Confirm
NBCNews.com
Before you go bananas over a monkey selfie, know that the U.S. Copyright Office is on the side of humans. The federal body responsible for registering copyright claims has confirmed that a monkey — or any other animal — that takes a selfie doesn't own the ...
US Copyright Office: Photos Taken by a Monkey Can't Be CopyrightedMashable
US Copyright Office: A Monkey Can't Own a Selfie, You GuysBoston.com
Photographer can't copyright monkey's selfie; Aggie law professors weigh inDallas Business Journal (blog)
Boing Boing -NET Website
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Ford may build a hybrid to compete with the Toyota Prius - Dallas Morning News (blog)

August 21, 2014 - 5:01pm

Ford may build a hybrid to compete with the Toyota Prius
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Ford plans to develop a new hybrid car in late 2018 to compete against the Toyota Prius, according to Reuters. Two sources told the news service that the car will be Ford's first “dedicated” hybrid – a vehicle designed specifically as a hybrid rather than an ...

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Researchers learn how to hack your phone's Gmail app at a stunning 92 ... - BGR

August 21, 2014 - 3:46pm

Phys.Org

Researchers learn how to hack your phone's Gmail app at a stunning 92 ...
BGR
Researchers have discovered a clever way of spying on a targeted device in real-time and stealing information that takes advantage of the way apps work on a smartphone. Even though the researchers only tested their findings on Android, they believe they ...
comScore report claims the days of desktop dominance are overTalking New Media

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New hack could steal personal information from Gmail, other popular apps - CBS News

August 21, 2014 - 3:41pm

CBS News

New hack could steal personal information from Gmail, other popular apps
CBS News
A newly discovered hacking method appears to have a shockingly high success rate across a variety of popular Android apps. Researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of California, Riverside, discovered that six out of seven popular apps ...

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