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The Xbox One is finally getting ready to take screenshots - Engadget

February 18, 2015 - 8:33pm

AusGamers

The Xbox One is finally getting ready to take screenshots
Engadget
A couple of weeks ago Microsoft's Phil Spencer teased a screenshot feature coming to the Xbox One and tonight the company announced it's rolling out to beta testers. Part of the planned March system update, the often-requested feature (that the PS4 has ...
Xbox One March System Update Preview Adds Screenshot FeatureIGN
Capturing Screenshots Now Available on Xbox One Through Preview ProgramHardcore Gamer
Xbox One March update finally bringing screenshots to the consolePaul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
High-Def Digest
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Yelp Backs FCC's Planned Broadband Regs - MediaPost Communications

February 18, 2015 - 6:02pm

Yelp Backs FCC's Planned Broadband Regs
MediaPost Communications
Like Amazon, Etsy and numerous other Web companies, Yelp today said that it supports the Federal Communications Commission's anticipated net neutrality rules. Yelp said in a blog post that it was “incredibly pleased” with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's ...

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Zuckerberg Money Manager Iconiq Adds to Energy Investments - Bloomberg

February 18, 2015 - 3:42pm

Livemint

Zuckerberg Money Manager Iconiq Adds to Energy Investments
Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- Iconiq Capital, which helps manage the fortunes of Silicon Valley billionaires including Facebook Inc. co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, bought energy stocks last quarter as prices slumped. Iconiq increased the value of its energy holdings by 5.8 ...
More big money pours into messagingUSA TODAY
Facebook Inc (FB) CEO Aims To Increase Partnership With GoogleValueWalk
Considering Investing in Facebook Stock? Mark Zuckerberg Has Some Advice.Motley Fool
Customs Today Newspaper -TheStreet.com -Investopedia
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Blackshades Co-Creator Yucel Pleads Guilty in Malware Probe - Bloomberg

February 18, 2015 - 3:24pm

Blackshades Co-Creator Yucel Pleads Guilty in Malware Probe
Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- The co-creator of computer software that infected more than 500,000 computers with a program designed to remotely steal files and other data pleaded guilty to hacking. Alex Yucel, 24, entered his plea in Manhattan federal court Wednesday.

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Samsung answers Apple Pay with LoopPay acquisition - ZDNet

February 18, 2015 - 3:13pm

ZDNet

Samsung answers Apple Pay with LoopPay acquisition
ZDNet
Read this. Mobile payments: Are we there yet? CTIA panel talks up Isis · Read More. Samsung is making its foray into the mobile payments market, lining it up for yet one more head-to-head battle against Apple. This time, the Korean tech giant is taking on ...
Samsung buys LoopPay, all but confirming new Apple Pay rivalCNET
Samsung acquires LoopPay, gears up to take on Apple PayApple Insider
Samsung Acquires Apple Pay Rival LoopPayMac Rumors
SlashGear -TIME -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Microsoft Offers Up To $650 To Trade In Old Surface Hardware For New Surface ... - Hot Hardware

February 18, 2015 - 2:12pm

ZDNet

Microsoft Offers Up To $650 To Trade In Old Surface Hardware For New Surface ...
Hot Hardware
Following the Super Bowl earlier this month, Microsoft slashed $100 off a number of its Surface Pro 3 tablets -- no doubt taking advantage of the fact that anyone who watched the big game would have seen blue Surface Pros all over the place. Well, it seems ...
Got an old Surface? Microsoft's taking trade-insPCWorld
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Release Date Posted Online, Surface Pro 3 Discount ...Master Herald
Why you should ignore Microsoft's calls to 'Trade-in and trade up to Surface Pro ...ITProPortal
Zacks.com -Latinos Post
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New Internet-Connected Hello Barbie Prototype Unveiled - ValueWalk

February 18, 2015 - 1:34pm

New Internet-Connected Hello Barbie Prototype Unveiled
ValueWalk
Toy maker Mattel and its San Francisco-based startup partner, ToyTalk, have introduced an Internet-connected Barbie that can have real two-way conversations, play interactive games, tell stories and have fun with her owner. The interactive Hello Barbie ...

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How AT&T Wants You to Pay For Your Privacy - TIME

February 18, 2015 - 1:34pm

TIME

How AT&T Wants You to Pay For Your Privacy
TIME
AT&T Reports 81 Percent Rise In Q2 Profit Tim Boyle—Getty Images An AT&T logo is displayed on an AT&T truck July 25, 2006 in Park Ridge, Illinois. ISP can track your web history and searches. The privilege of not having your every click tracked, ...
Bits | AT&T's Offer: Share Your Data for Personalized Ads, or Pay MoreNew York Times (blog)
AT&T Gives Discount to Internet Customers Who Agree to Be TrackedAdAge.com
AT&T's adds $29 privacy requirement to $70/month 1-Gig optionFierceTelecom
Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Elon Musk is designing a Tesla battery to power your home - Quartz

February 18, 2015 - 12:55pm

Quartz

Elon Musk is designing a Tesla battery to power your home
Quartz
In all the excitement over the looming battle for supremacy in electric cars between Tesla and Apple, some pretty important comments last week from Elon Musk were largely overlooked. During Tesla's quarterly earnings call, Musk said his car company is ...
Dealers reach out, but Tesla slams the doorMidland Reporter-Telegram
Tesla Gears Up To Spend Big Money In Texas For Dealer FightJalopnik
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)'s German CompetitorseFinance Hub
ValueWalk -Energy and Capital -Tech Times
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Top Mozilla Exec Calls It Quits - PC Magazine

February 18, 2015 - 12:29pm

Maximum PC

Top Mozilla Exec Calls It Quits
PC Magazine
Another top Mozilla executive is calling it quits. Johnathan Nightingale, a Mozilla vice president in charge of Firefox, said Tuesday that he'll be gone by the end of March. Nightingale insisted that he was not leaving over the widely reported struggles of the ...
Mozilla's Firefox chief steps down as the browser's share remains sluggishPCWorld
VP of Firefox Needs a Nap, Will Leave Mozilla in MarchMaximum PC
​More change for Mozilla as top Firefox exec departsCNET
Headlines & Global News -NDTV
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Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Review: A New Experience For Veterans Of The ... - International Business Times

February 18, 2015 - 12:06pm

International Business Times

Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Review: A New Experience For Veterans Of The ...
International Business Times
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is the first in the series to be released on the Nintendo WiiU. Nintendo. Kirby the affable pink fluff is one of Nintendo's heavy hitters, sharing space and fame with the Mario and Legend of Zelda franchises. Unlike those two ...
Kirby And The Rainbow Curse Review: Colorful, Clayful FunGameSided
Kirby Is Nintendo's Triumphant Return to Touchscreen Gamingbradfordtoday
Kirby and the Rainbow CurseGame Informer (blog)
Shacknews
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Samsung smart TVs don't encrypt the voice data they collect - PC World

February 18, 2015 - 10:57am

Samsung smart TVs don't encrypt the voice data they collect
PC World
Samsung does not encrypt voice recordings that are collected and transmitted by its smart TVs to a third party service, even though the company has claimed that it uses encryption to secure consumers' personal information. A week ago, the revelation that ...

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Is an Apple car speeding into view? - Fox News

February 18, 2015 - 10:51am

Fox News

Is an Apple car speeding into view?
Fox News
The mere prospect of a car from Apple is sending shockwaves across the tech world. So, what could Apple be planning exactly? The most salient rumor so far is that Apple is developing an electric car to challenge Tesla. Which begs the question that just ...
Apple would be crazy to make cars, former GM chief saysCNET
Former GM CEO warns Apple against making carsThe Verge
6 reasons why Apple is not building a carMashable
Bloomberg -ZDNet -Bidness ETC
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Russia's Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google - MENAFN.COM

February 18, 2015 - 10:24am

MENAFN.COM

Russia's Yandex files antitrust complaint against Google
MENAFN.COM
(MENAFN - AFP) Russia's search engine provider Yandex asked local antitrust authorities Wednesday to investigate Google for unfairly keeping its rivals' services off its mobile devices. The request came with Google making recent inroads in the Russian ...

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Microsoft makes its Hadoop on Azure service available to Linux users - ZDNet

February 18, 2015 - 10:10am

VentureBeat

Microsoft makes its Hadoop on Azure service available to Linux users
ZDNet
Microsoft is making available a preview version of its Azure HDInsight (Hadoop on Azure) service running on Linux as of February 18. hdinsightlinux.jpg Like its Windows counterpart, the HDInsight on Linux service is built on top of the Hortonworks Data ...
Microsoft introduces Azure HDInsight on Linux, continuing its open-source love ...VentureBeat
Microsoft Azure Tries To Bring Big Data MainstreamInformationWeek
Microsoft embraces Python, Linux in new big data toolsGigaom
TechCrunch
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6 reasons why Apple is not building a car - Mashable

February 18, 2015 - 9:46am

Mashable

6 reasons why Apple is not building a car
Mashable
Apple is not building a car. Not today, not tomorrow, not this year. Not ever. It's not building a gas one or a diesel one. It's not building an electric one or nuclear-powered one. It's not. No. I do not have inside information. Apple has offered me an official no ...
Apple pushing for self-driving carIndependent Online
What Apple Is Driving AtWall Street Journal
Apple Explores the Electric Car Design TrackEnvironment News Service
Chicago Tribune -CNBC -Tech News Today
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BlackBerry vs. Seacrest - Baystreet.ca

February 18, 2015 - 9:14am

BlackBerry vs. Seacrest
Baystreet.ca
Smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. (T.BB) has revived a legal battle against a startup co-founded by Ryan Seacrest, saying its iPhone keyboard rips off the design from BlackBerry phones' physical keyboards. BlackBerry won a preliminary injunction last year ...

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Mercedes-Benz says Pullman limo to start at 500000 euros - Reuters

February 18, 2015 - 9:05am

Reuters

Mercedes-Benz says Pullman limo to start at 500000 euros
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler (DAIGn.DE) said a new 12-cylinder Mercedes-Maybach Pullman will cost upwards of half a million euros ($570,000) and aim to set a new standard for chauffeur-driven limousines when it goes on sale in 2016. Reuters ...
Mercedes-Benz Prices New 3-Row Pullman S-Class Sedan at $570000Bloomberg

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Samsung's spying smart TVs don't encrypt voice recordings sent over the ... - The Register

February 18, 2015 - 9:04am

Fox News

Samsung's spying smart TVs don't encrypt voice recordings sent over the ...
The Register
Not only is your Samsung smart TV snooping on what you say, it sends recordings of your voice over the internet unencrypted – leaving it open to eavesdropping and mischief – security researchers say. Samsung insisted last week that its TV voice-control ...
Spying Smart TVs Investigated By Senator Al FrankenThe Utah People's Post

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Samsung's spying smart TVs don't encrypt voice recordings sent over the ... - The Register

February 18, 2015 - 9:04am

Samsung's spying smart TVs don't encrypt voice recordings sent over the ...
The Register
Not only is your Samsung smart TV snooping on what you say, it sends recordings of your voice over the internet unencrypted – leaving it open to eavesdropping and mischief – security researchers say. Samsung insisted last week that its TV voice-control ...

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