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Lizard Squad: Who Is the Group Claiming Responsibility for High Profile Hacks? - ABC News

August 26, 2014 - 9:54pm

ABC News

Lizard Squad: Who Is the Group Claiming Responsibility for High Profile Hacks?
ABC News
Catch them if you can. The mysterious hacker of hacking collective known as "Lizard Squad" has taken responsibility for a number of cyber-attacks that have briefly knocked high-profile sites offline. Lizard Squad is vocal, taunting and a bit obnoxious on Twitter ...

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG - CNET

August 26, 2014 - 8:46pm

Business Insider

Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG
CNET
In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; August 26, 2014 6:20 PM PDT. comments. 0.
Uber's Recruiting Tactics Are Sneaky But EthicalForbes
Uber sleazy: Should VC firms invest in unethical startups?ZDNet
Day Around The Bay: Uber ExposedSFist
Boston.com -In The Capital -NBCNews.com
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Why Amazon Is Paying $970 Million for Twitch, in One Chart - Bloomberg

August 26, 2014 - 8:37pm

Why Amazon Is Paying $970 Million for Twitch, in One Chart
Bloomberg
You may be surprised to learn that people post videos online of themselves playing video games. You may be even more surprised to learn people actually watch these videos, and Amazon.com is paying $970 million for Twitch, the website that hosts them.

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Instagram releases app with another app's name again - SFGate

August 26, 2014 - 7:46pm

Instagram releases app with another app's name again
SFGate
Instagram is developing a track record for coming up with app names that aren't original. Tuesday, the company unveiled Hyperlapse, which lets users take video and play it back up to 12 times faster. The app has caused concern for developer Jeroen van ...

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'Google-like' search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight - Fox News

August 26, 2014 - 6:22pm

'Google-like' search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight
Fox News
The National Security Agency's surveillance machinery is again in the spotlight after a media report claimed that it is secretly providing data to almost two dozen U.S. government agencies via a powerful “Google-like” search engine. Details of the search ...

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AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega - Reuters

August 26, 2014 - 6:16pm

Reuters

AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former chief executive of the company's wireless segment, a spokesman for AT&T said on Tuesday. The announcement comes as ...
AT&T Shifts Around CEO's, Appointing Glenn Lurie As New CEO Of AT&T MobilityAndroid Headlines - Android News
AT&T Promotes De La Vega to Unit Head, Lure to Mobile CEOBloomberg
AT&T Mobility Names a New Chief ExecutiveNew York Times (blog)
CNET -Wireless Week -Jutia Group
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Review: 'Madden NFL 15' gets storied franchise back in win column - San Jose Mercury News

August 26, 2014 - 5:19pm

Review: 'Madden NFL 15' gets storied franchise back in win column
San Jose Mercury News
One of the biggest complaints about the "Madden NFL" series is that over the years it's gotten too complex. With the pressure to tweak the series annually, the football franchise has added and discarded features so often that it feels as though fans need a ...

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Hewlett-Packard, VMware Team Up to Deploy SDN Infrastructure - Zacks.com

August 26, 2014 - 5:09pm

CNNMoney

Hewlett-Packard, VMware Team Up to Deploy SDN Infrastructure
Zacks.com
Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ - Analyst Report) and VMware, Inc. (VMW - Snapshot Report) recently joined forces to deploy software-defined networking (SDN) aided infrastructure to deliver enhanced performance for networking customers. Through this ...
HP pulls plug on faulty power cordsSooToday.com
HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn riskPCWorld
UPDATE 1-Hewlett-Packard recalls 6 million power cords over fire hazardReuters
Salt Lake Tribune
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Mario Kart 8 DLC revealed, Link, Cat Peach, and Tanooki Mario with 8 courses ... - Neoseeker

August 26, 2014 - 4:57pm

Neoseeker

Mario Kart 8 DLC revealed, Link, Cat Peach, and Tanooki Mario with 8 courses ...
Neoseeker
In a surprise leak via the official online Nintendo Store in the UK, two Mario Kart 8 DLC packs have been revealed. Each pack, titled quite timidly the Mario Kart 8 Pack 1 and Pack 2, will feature three new playable characters, four vehicles, and two new cups ...
Mario Kart 8 to Receive New Kart Customizations, New Courses, Link, and MoreGame Revolution
New Tracks, Characters and Karts Coming To Mario Kart 8 This NovemberTechnoBuffalo
Mario Kart 8 DLC will add Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing charactersShacknews

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iPhone 6 Render Images Unveiled By Designer Martin Hajek: Take A Sneak ... - Design & Trend

August 26, 2014 - 1:13pm

Design & Trend

iPhone 6 Render Images Unveiled By Designer Martin Hajek: Take A Sneak ...
Design & Trend
(Photo : Twitter/TechWorldHub) New images created by designer Martin Hajek show the rumored iPhone 6 vs. the new metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha. Although there have been various leaks showing off the alleged iPhone 6, we really can't be sure they are ...

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iPhone 6 release date 'confirmed' by leaked picture - Telegraph.co.uk

August 26, 2014 - 1:02pm

Telegraph.co.uk

iPhone 6 release date 'confirmed' by leaked picture
Telegraph.co.uk
... • iPhone 6 rumours: everything you need to know. The iPhone 6's release date has appeared to be confirmed as an image of what a French site claims is its promotional artwork has emerged online. Steve Hemmerstoffer, editor of French Apple fansite ...
INFOGRAPHIC: Crazy pent-up iPhone 6 demandComputerworld
Disputed Apple iPhone 6 Quick Start Guide Leaks, Source Claims 128GB ModelForbes
iPhone 6 Render Images Unveiled By Designer Martin Hajek: Take A Sneak ...Design & Trend
SlashGear -UPI.com -Uproxx
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Google fixes image search after 'car crash' bug - ZDNet

August 26, 2014 - 12:41pm

ZDNet

Google fixes image search after 'car crash' bug
ZDNet
google-search Even "Hello Kitty" isn't immune from the car crash cache bug. (Image: ZDNet/CBS Interactive). If Google Images is throwing up some interesting, albeit perhaps worrying results for you, you're not alone. Early on Tuesday, numerous reports ...
Image snafu appears in Google searchFox News
Google Images Bug: Results Replaced With Russian Car Crash PhotoInvestorplace.com
Has Google Images Been Hacked To Show A Russian Car Crash?Jalopnik
Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering - PCWorld

August 26, 2014 - 12:31pm

VentureBeat

Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering
PCWorld
To beef up its cloud platform with more specialized packages, Google is acquiring Zync for its large scale rendering service for movie special effects, called Zync Render. Google plans to offer the Zync service on its Google Cloud Platform, where it can be ...
Google Acquires Video and Special-Effects Startup ZyncWall Street Journal
Google Gets Serious About Its Cloud Platform--Targets VerticalsForbes
Google Buys Visual-Effects Company Zync to Boost Cloud PlatformBusinessweek
Gigaom -VentureBeat -TechCrunch
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Hackers Target Gaming Networks - PC Magazine

August 26, 2014 - 12:04pm

Hackers Target Gaming Networks
PC Magazine
Hacker collective Lizard Squad on Sunday targeted the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, Battle.net, and more. 0shares. PlayStation Network. Several major gaming networks were taken offline this weekend thanks to the efforts of hackers known as Lizard ...

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Intel builds 'world's smallest' 3G modem - BBC News

August 26, 2014 - 11:55am

BBC News

Intel builds 'world's smallest' 3G modem
BBC News
Intel has unveiled a 3G modem not much bigger than a UK penny or US one-cent coin, with the aim of embedding it in connected devices around the home. The company says the XMM 6255, with an area of about 300 sq mm, is the world's smallest modem.

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Get ready for iPhone 6–sell your handset today - Computerworld

August 26, 2014 - 11:49am

KMOV.com

Get ready for iPhone 6–sell your handset today
Computerworld
One advantage iPhones have is that older models hold value far longer than competing devices, but whenever Apple introduces new models trade-in values of older editions falls. That's happening again, says smartphone trade-in merchants, Nextworth.
Midday Fix: Upgrading to iPhone 6WGN-TV
Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone nowValley News Live
Where's the best place to trade in an iPhone? $400+ offers compared at Apple ...9 to 5 Mac (blog)
Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Hyperlapse is the new app from Instagram that lets you easily capture time lapse ... - PhoneDog

August 26, 2014 - 11:26am

PhoneDog

Hyperlapse is the new app from Instagram that lets you easily capture time lapse ...
PhoneDog
Instagram started life years ago as an iOS-only app before finally expanding to Android and then Windows Phone. Now the company is going back to its iOS roots by launching a new app called Hyperlapse. Hyperlapse allows users to record time lapse ...
Instagram Adds App to Enhance VideoWomen's Wear Daily
Instagram Launches Hyperlapse For Time Lapse VideosUbergizmo
Instagram Hyperlapse Hands On: Video Simplified and StabilizedGizmodo
9 to 5 Google -Businessinsider India
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Spotify Brings Free Streaming to Windows Phone Users - Maximum PC

August 26, 2014 - 11:23am

Spotify Brings Free Streaming to Windows Phone Users
Maximum PC
Sometimes the Windows Phone platform gets forgotten or otherwise overlooked by developers. Such has been the case with Spotify, which has been serving up free tunes to Android and iOS users for some time now, but hadn't extended the same courtesy to ...

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Surface Pro 3 bugs keep coming as overheating complaints arise - PCWorld (blog)

August 26, 2014 - 11:21am

Surface Pro 3 bugs keep coming as overheating complaints arise
PCWorld (blog)
The Surface Pro 3 is a fantastic device when it's working properly, but a procession of crippling bugs are keeping many users from enjoying their high-end hardware. Over the past few weeks, users on Microsoft's support website have complained of ...

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BitTorrent Keeps Your Data Off Cloud Services With its File-Syncing Service - PC Magazine

August 26, 2014 - 11:13am

Gigaom

BitTorrent Keeps Your Data Off Cloud Services With its File-Syncing Service
PC Magazine
A major update to BitTorrent's file-syncing program makes private sharing easier and better, and accessible to everyone, not just networking geeks. 0shares. BitTorrent Sync 1.4. Security-minded folks tend to be wary of mass-market cloud-syncing services, ...
BitTorrent Sync Gets Revamped Sharing Workflow and New InterfaceThe Mac Observer
Sync, BitTorrent's Dropbox Rival, Now Lets You Share With Links, Hits 10M InstallsTechCrunch
BitTorrent's Sync gets a major revamp, now lets you share files with clickable ...Gigaom
The Verge -CITEworld -PCWorld (blog)
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