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Worst passwords of 2014 revealed - Perth Now

January 21, 2015 - 10:02pm

Perth Now

Worst passwords of 2014 revealed
Perth Now
In what is fast becoming one of the most entertaining annual reports, SplashData has released the worst passwords of 2014. Compiled from more than 3.3 million leaked passwords held by users in North America and Western Europe, the company has listed ...
The 25 Worst Passwords of 2014 (Not Still Using 123456, Are You?)Patch.com
The 25 worst passwords of 2014Wink News
Passwords you shouldn't be using in 2015FOX 15

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Acer releases two Chromebooks geared toward education sector - WantChinaTimes

January 21, 2015 - 9:57pm

WantChinaTimes

Acer releases two Chromebooks geared toward education sector
WantChinaTimes
Taiwanese computer maker Acer on Wednesday launched two new laptop models running on Google Inc.'s Chrome operating system and aimed at the education market. The Acer Chromebook C910 has a large 15.6-inch display that is ideal for classrooms, ...

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Users get more control over data in latest Firefox beta - PCWorld

January 21, 2015 - 6:39pm

Threatpost

Users get more control over data in latest Firefox beta
PCWorld
Mozilla is adding new capabilities in the beta version of Firefox 36 to give users and website owners more control over what data, if any, is sent to other websites during browsing. When a user navigates to a new website by clicking on a link or pulls an image ...
Google's idiot-proof guide shows Firefox users how to dump Yahoo searchVentureBeat
Firefox Meta Referrer A Move Toward Browser PrivacyThreatpost

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Twitter Officially Launches Its “While You Were Away” Recap Feature - TechCrunch

January 21, 2015 - 5:44pm

TechCrunch

Twitter Officially Launches Its “While You Were Away” Recap Feature
TechCrunch
Twitter's “While You Were Away” feature, which helps you catch up on tweets that you missed, is officially launching on iOS today (with Android and web coming soon). The company previewed the feature at its analyst day last fall and started rolling it out at the ...
Twitter debuts While you were away' posts on iOS, Web version coming soonApple Insider
Twitter now shows you tweets you might have missed 'while you were away'VentureBeat
Twitter for iOS Gains 'While You Were Away' Tweet RecapsMac Rumors
Re/code -NEWS.com.au -9 to 5 Google
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iPhone 6 Sales in Japan, Korea Set New Apple Records - eWeek

January 21, 2015 - 4:38pm

Times of India

iPhone 6 Sales in Japan, Korea Set New Apple Records
eWeek
New sales market statistics from Counterpoint Research show that Apple sold more than 20 million iPhones in November 2014, its highest-ever monthly global sales total. Apple iPhone sales hit a major high point in November 2014, when the company ...
iPhone Market share taking off in Japan and Koreatuaw.com
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Take Huge Slice of Samsung's Pie at HomeTechnoBuffalo
iPhone 6 hands Apple record share of Samsung's home marketReuters
Patently Apple
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Oracle Unveils Aggressively Priced Servers - Wall Street Journal

January 21, 2015 - 4:37pm

SiliconANGLE (blog)

Oracle Unveils Aggressively Priced Servers
Wall Street Journal
Oracle Corp. Chairman Larry Ellison has been competing against rival computer makers based on performance. His new weapon is price. The billionaire software entrepreneur unveiled new server hardware Wednesday that he said is roughly half the price of ...
Oracle Introduces Cut-Price Hardware to Expand Software SalesBusinessweek
Oracle unveils X5 Engineered Systems with new datacenter strategyZDNet
Oracle Tackles Data Center Cost and Complexity With Next-Generation ...MarketWatch
Jutia Group -SiliconANGLE (blog)
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Google allegedly close to launching its own wireless service using Sprint and T ... - The Verge

January 21, 2015 - 3:30pm

Mashable

Google allegedly close to launching its own wireless service using Sprint and T ...
The Verge
Google is working on its own wireless service for phones that would piggyback on the networks of T-Mobile and Sprint, The Information reports. The Verge has been able to independently verify that the project is indeed underway. By purchasing bandwidth ...
Google could be your next mobile carrier as early as this yearMashable
Sprint, T-Mobile Jump on Report Google to Use Their NetworksBloomberg
Yep, Google wants to be a mobile carrier — againGigaom
SlashGear -TmoNews -Hot Hardware
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BBC News App For The UK Gets A Complete Material Overhaul - Android Police

January 21, 2015 - 3:04pm

BBC News App For The UK Gets A Complete Material Overhaul
Android Police
Attention British people, the BBC News app has been updated with a completely new look—material design and all that. So people must be happy, right? Of course not, because things have changed and change is bad. Sure is pretty, though. 1 · 2 · 3.

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Take Huge Slice of Samsung's Pie at Home - TechnoBuffalo

January 21, 2015 - 3:00pm

TechnoBuffalo

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Take Huge Slice of Samsung's Pie at Home
TechnoBuffalo
Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones are chewing away at Samsung's market share in Korea, according to new research published by Counterpoint on Wednesday. The firm said that Apple sold more than 20 million iPhones globally during the ...

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Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Unbelievable New Holographic Goggles - Wired

January 21, 2015 - 12:44pm

New York Daily News

Our Exclusive Hands-On With Microsoft's Unbelievable New Holographic Goggles
Wired
It's the end of October, when the days have already grown short in Redmond, Washington, and gray sheets of rain are just beginning to let up. In several months, Microsoft will unveil its most ambitious undertaking in years, a head-mounted holographic ...
Did Microsoft's HoloLens just become the VR headset to beat?Mashable
Xbox's Kinect Reminds Us To Be Skeptical Of Microsoft's Windows HolographicForbes
Microsoft jumps into augmented reality with HoloLensCNET
ZDNet -Apple Insider -Telegraph.co.uk
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Dropbox buys Israeli startup CloudOn - ZDNet

January 21, 2015 - 12:22pm

Dropbox buys Israeli startup CloudOn
ZDNet
screen-shot-2015-01-21-at-12-25- A screen shot of the CloudOn app; Via YouTube. Throughout 2014, Dropbox became known for its acquisition approach to growth, buying a slew of startups that helped build out its portfolio of services. And it looks like the ...

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DARPA's Humanoid Atlas Robot Goes Unplugged - Fast Company

January 21, 2015 - 12:15pm

Fast Company

DARPA's Humanoid Atlas Robot Goes Unplugged
Fast Company
Teams will program an upgraded—and cordless—robot to survive DARPA's obstacle course next June for $3.5 million in prize money. By David Lumb. Atlas, the humanoid robot developed by Google-owned Boston Dynamics and overseen by the U.S. ...

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DARPA's Humanoid Atlas Robot Goes Unplugged - Fast Company

January 21, 2015 - 12:05pm

Fast Company

DARPA's Humanoid Atlas Robot Goes Unplugged
Fast Company
Teams will program an upgraded—and cordless—robot to survive DARPA's obstacle course next June for $3.5 million in prize money. By David Lumb. Atlas, the humanoid robot developed by Google-owned Boston Dynamics and overseen by the U.S. ...

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Billionaires battle for the Internet in space - CNNMoney

January 21, 2015 - 11:08am

Sci-Tech Today

Billionaires battle for the Internet in space
CNNMoney
A handful of ultra-rich guys are racing one another to deliver the Internet from the sky. The latest is SpaceX, which just got $1 billion in funding from Google and Fidelity. Some of that money will be used to bolster CEO Elon Musk's plan to launch hundreds of ...
Rocket maker SpaceX lands $1bn from Google and FidelityTelegraph.co.uk
Google Invests in SpaceX; DARPA Updates Atlas; Facebook Hoax CrackdownPC Magazine
Google and Fidelity Invest $1 Billion in SpaceXTop Tech News
Digital Trends -San Jose Mercury News -TechNewsWorld
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'Elder Scrolls Online' Ditches Subscription Fee - Forbes

January 21, 2015 - 10:13am

Forbes

'Elder Scrolls Online' Ditches Subscription Fee
Forbes
Because this was bound to happen eventually! The Elder Scrolls Online was a dicey proposition from the beginning: those of us in the video game industry tend to look at any huge, expensive, subscription-based MMO with a little bit of suspicion, especially in ...
'Elder Scrolls Online' hits PS4, Xbox in JuneUSA TODAY
Elder Scrolls Online Ditches Mandatory Subscription on PC, PS4, and Xbox OneGameSpot
It's Official: The Elder Scrolls Online is Going Free-to-PlayThe Escapist
PlayStation LifeStyle -Attack of the Fanboy -PC Gamer
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Vessel: A YouTube Rival That Wants to Be the Streaming HBO - Businessweek

January 21, 2015 - 10:01am

Businessweek

Vessel: A YouTube Rival That Wants to Be the Streaming HBO
Businessweek
Vessel, a video sharing website spawned by the former CEO of Hulu, launches today on a limited basis but with an enormous goal—to change the business of online video. The site aims to be an HBO for the world of increasingly professional but free web ...
Hulu's former CEO thinks his new venture can be the next ESPNMashable
Ex-Hulu CEO Launches Video Subscription Service to Compete With YouTubeWired
Jason Kilar's Vessel Opens An Invite-Only Beta Of Its Subscription Video ServiceTechCrunch
Gigaom -CNBC -Hollywood Reporter
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Samsung may drop Qualcomm's Snapdragon chip in next Galaxy S phone - CNET

January 21, 2015 - 8:39am

CNET

Samsung may drop Qualcomm's Snapdragon chip in next Galaxy S phone
CNET
The Snapdragon 810 chip, which was created for high-end phones, overheated in testing, Bloomberg reports. by Ben Fox Rubin · @benfoxrubin; 22 January 2015, 1:16 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.
Shock Galaxy S6 Leak Reveals Massive Samsung U-TurnForbes
Samsung to launch Galaxy S6 at MWC: ReportIndia Today
Samsung will not use Qualcomm processors in next Galaxy S: ReportTimes of India
Barron's (blog) -Reuters
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iPhone 6 hands Apple record share of Samsung's home market - Toronto Sun

January 21, 2015 - 8:12am

Toronto Sun

iPhone 6 hands Apple record share of Samsung's home market
Toronto Sun
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus A customer holds an iPhone 6 (R) and iPhone 6 Plus at the Apple store on Fifth Avenue after the phones went on sale in New York in this file photo taken Sept. 19, 2014. REUTERS/Adrees Latif/Files ...

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#Gamergate: Victim of video games trolling launches anti-harrassment network - Telegraph.co.uk

January 21, 2015 - 7:50am

Telegraph.co.uk

#Gamergate: Victim of video games trolling launches anti-harrassment network
Telegraph.co.uk
The woman who found herself the target of an internet abuse scandal, labelled 'Gamergate' has started an online harassment support network. American Zoe Quinn, 27, has launched Crash Override to help others who find themselves subject to trolling.
GamerGate target starts online harassment prevention programEngadget
Gamergate abuse target starts help siteBBC News
Crash Override anti-harassment support network founded by Zoe Quinn and ...Play.tm
Computerworld -Wired
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Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Smartphone Sales Record on Samsung's Home Turf - Patently Apple

January 21, 2015 - 7:15am

Patently Apple

Apple's iPhone 6 Smashes Smartphone Sales Record on Samsung's Home Turf
Patently Apple
In September we posted a report titled "Samsung weeps as iPhone 6 Mania Rocks around the Globe." There was just something in the air about the iPhone 6 that was different from some previous models. In part it was the introduction of Apple's first Phablet ...

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