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FBI bulletin: Sony hackers threaten 'news media organization' - Fox News

December 31, 2014 - 11:20pm

PerezHilton.com

FBI bulletin: Sony hackers threaten 'news media organization'
Fox News
The hackers behind the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment are turning their cyber-sights to an unnamed news organization, according to a new FBI bulletin. The details were first reported by The Intercept, which posted the bulletin online. The Dec.
Sony Hackers Threaten A Media Organization, Likely CNN, And OthersIsrael Diamond Portal
Sony hackers threaten US news organizationArirang News
FBI: The Sony Hackers Also Targeted CNN (Probably)Gizmodo Australia
ABC News -PC Magazine
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Microsoft witnesses a 110% surge in downloads from Windows Store - The Tech Portal

December 31, 2014 - 11:17pm

The Tech Portal

Microsoft witnesses a 110% surge in downloads from Windows Store
The Tech Portal
As per a report by the Redmond-based giant, Microsoft is finally seeing some substantial growth in its Windows Store downloads. Todd Brix from Microsoft has conveyed that the company has seen a 110% year-on-year surge in its app downloads. Apart from ...
Bring Back My Windows 8.1Forbes
Google discloses unpatched Windows vulnerabilityZDNet
Google researcher exposes unpatched Windows 8.1 security flawWinBeta
App Developer Magazine -CRN
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Samsung TVs to Use Tizen Operating System - Wall Street Journal

December 31, 2014 - 11:04pm

Wall Street Journal

Samsung TVs to Use Tizen Operating System
Wall Street Journal
Samsung's Tizen operating system is going to be widely adopted in its TVs starting this year. Getty Images. By. Min-Jeong Lee. Min-Jeong Lee. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyMin-Jeong Lee · min-jeong.lee@wsj.com · @LeeMinjeong83 ...
Samsung Electronics says new smart TVs in 2015 to run Tizen platformReuters
Samsung to Use Tizen on All Web-Connected TVs This YearBusinessweek
All of Samsung's new smart TVs run Tizen, stream TV to your phoneEngadget
GlobalPost -Times of India
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Avoid drunk driving: Safe New Year options - U-T San Diego

December 31, 2014 - 7:39pm

Times of India

Avoid drunk driving: Safe New Year options
U-T San Diego
It's New Year's Eve and police are offering up tips to keep your new year from starting in jail. Their top three suggestions: Don't drink and drive, fire weapons in celebration or light off fireworks. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, New Year's ...
Police urge holiday revelers to drive soberQuad City Times
Cab companies say to be patient on New Year's EveKFVS
5 Emergency New Year's Eve Hacks to Save Your Night, Your Clothes, and Your ...Bustle
KUSI -KSL.com -WILX-TV
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Microsoft to wind down sales of original Kinect for Windows in 2015 - PCWorld

December 31, 2014 - 4:44pm

Microsoft to wind down sales of original Kinect for Windows in 2015
PCWorld
Microsoft will stop selling the original Kinect for Windows in 2015 now that the second generation of the motion-based controller platform is available. In a blog post, Microsoft advised enterprises that need large numbers of the old systems for existing ...

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Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over iOS8 Storage - Forbes

December 31, 2014 - 2:25pm

Forbes

Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over iOS8 Storage
Forbes
Do you feel like your iPhone runs out of storage, just so Apple can sell you iCloud storage? Well, there's a class action lawsuit for you. Yesterday, Apple was sued in federal court by a class of plaintiffs alleging that the company engaged in unfair, deceptive, ...
Apple sued for making the iOS 8 update too bigMashable
Lawsuit charges Apple misleads consumers about iOS 8 storageLos Angeles Times
Apple Sued Over Storage-Devouring iOS 8Huffington Post
MarketWatch -The Verge -Bloomberg
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Elon Musk Working on Snake-Like Charger for Tesla Cars - ABC News

December 31, 2014 - 1:31pm

ABC News

Elon Musk Working on Snake-Like Charger for Tesla Cars
ABC News
Tesla is working on a snake-like charger that will slither its way to a Tesla car and charge it, all without drivers having to put forth any effort. The electric car company's CEO, Elon Musk, shared news of the innovative project today with his 1.36 million Twitter ...
Tesla's next charger will automatically connect to your car, 'for realz'Engadget
Tesla Developing Robotic Snake Car Charger, 'For Realz'Huffington Post
Can Tesla survive collapsing gas prices?MarketWatch
TechCrunch -SlashGear -Hot Hardware
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Volkswagen recalls 37979 cars to head off fuel leaks - USA TODAY

December 31, 2014 - 12:47pm

CBS Local

Volkswagen recalls 37979 cars to head off fuel leaks
USA TODAY
Volkswagen is recalling 37,979 late-model cars because of a faulty sealing cap that could leak, and potentially start a fire. The recall covers some 2014 and 2015 Jettas, Passats, Beetles, including the convertible, and 2015 Golf and GTI hatchbacks.
Volkswagen Recalls 38000 Cars Over Fire RiskWall Street Journal
2014-2015 Volkswagen Beetle, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat Recalled To Fix Fuel LeakThe Car Connection
VW Recalls Beetles, Jettas & PassatsCBS Local
Macro Insider -WWMT-TV
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LG UltraWide 'Gaming Monitor', 34″ 21:9 - The Capital Wide

December 31, 2014 - 11:41am

The Capital Wide

LG UltraWide 'Gaming Monitor', 34″ 21:9
The Capital Wide
LG-UltraWide-Gaming-Monitor Just when an editor thought that his or her desktop couldn't look any better, LG introduces this gorgeous 34″ 21:9 monitor. The LG UltraWide Monitor LG 34UM95 has a look that is breathtaking, and I will be envious of anyone ...
LG UltraWide Curved Monitor Goes for GamersTom's Guide
CES 2015 Teasers – LG Unveils New 21:9 UltraWide 4K DisplaysModern Readers
New Curved And UltraWide Monitor For Gamers, From LGNews Every day
Hot Hardware -PC Perspectives -Gizmag
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Run Ubuntu or Another Linux Distro in a Window on Your Chromebook - Maximum PC

December 31, 2014 - 11:21am

Maximum PC

Run Ubuntu or Another Linux Distro in a Window on Your Chromebook
Maximum PC
Given the choice, most people would likely choose a Windows laptop over a Chromebook if both were free. They're not free, of course, and Chromebooks have found an audience due to their low price tags and ability to offer basic functionality, like surfing the ...
New tool lets Chromebooks run Linux in a desktop windowPCWorld
Chromebooks Can Now Run Linux in a Window via Crouton ExtensionNDTV

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US Warns of Threats to Media From Sony Hackers - ABC News

December 31, 2014 - 11:19am

ABC News

US Warns of Threats to Media From Sony Hackers
ABC News
Federal authorities predict even more private and potentially embarrassing information from inside Sony Pictures could be made public now that the movie company has released its controversial film “The Interview,” and news outlets covering the story could ...
Sony Hackers Threaten To Attack CNN, Demand Outlet Turn Over Wolf BlitzerDaily Caller
Sony Hackers May Have Also Targeted CNNPC Magazine
Sony Hackers Threaten A Media Organization, Likely CNN, And OthersTechCrunch
The Week Magazine -Voice of America -Gawker
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New Year's Resolutions You'll Actually Be Able to Keep - ABC News

December 31, 2014 - 10:36am

ABC News

New Year's Resolutions You'll Actually Be Able to Keep
ABC News
Bigger isn't always better. When it comes to New Year's resolutions, sometimes it's best to start out small. Sure, it's great if you want to become a supermodel or publish a best-selling novel, but maybe your resolution should be something more realistic -- like ...
Mark Zuckerberg Is Crowdsourcing His New Year's Resolutions On FacebookTechCrunch
Climb Everest? Help Mark Zuckerberg decide 2015 resolutionUSA TODAY
Zuckerberg Seeks Ideas for 2015 'Personal Challenge'AllFacebook
Design & Trend -SiliconBeat -Entrepreneur
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NYC Might Let You Pay Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Bitcoin - PC Magazine

December 31, 2014 - 10:26am

CBS News

NYC Might Let You Pay Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Bitcoin
PC Magazine
New York City wants to make it easier for you to pay your parking tickets, and is asking tech companies like Apple and PayPal to provide details on how best to integrate mobile payment systems. The city's Department of Finance has issued a request for ...
NYC Wants Drivers to Pay For Parking Tickets Via Apple Pay, Mobile Apps and ...Entrepreneur
NYC weighs bitcoin, Apple Pay for parking ticketsMarketWatch
Apple Pay may drive New York City's adoption of mobile payments for parking ...AppAdvice

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Samsung dropping 'iPhone killer' Galaxy Alpha - Montreal Gazette

December 31, 2014 - 9:45am

Samsung dropping 'iPhone killer' Galaxy Alpha
Montreal Gazette
Samsung Electronics Co. appears to be stopping production of the Galaxy Alpha – once considered a possible “iPhone killer” – to focus on the lower end of the smartphone market. Korea's ET News said Samsung will go with the Galaxy A5, a mid- to ...

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Apple to make history this year-not the good kind - CNBC

December 31, 2014 - 6:46am

CNBC

Apple to make history this year-not the good kind
CNBC
As the calendar year comes to a close, full-year Apple iPad sales are expected to decline for the first time in the tablet's five-year history, according to a new report. ABI Research on Tuesday forecast for iPad sales to reach about 68 million in 2014, down from ...
10 Apps To Download On Your New iPadCRN
ABI Research Forecasts 16% Growth for Tablet OEMsPCBDesign007
Apple iPad Air 2 reviewIndia Today
QuikDocs -Sin Chew Jit Poh -AsiaOne
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Up To Speed: Snapchat aims to share the world's New Year's Eve, temporarily ... - St. Louis Business Journal

December 31, 2014 - 6:27am

St. Louis Business Journal

Up To Speed: Snapchat aims to share the world's New Year's Eve, temporarily ...
St. Louis Business Journal
Dec. 30 -- Bloomberg's Leslie Picker takes a look back at the best and worst IPOs of 2014. She speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu on "Street Smart." (Source: Bloomberg). Times Square ball. Enlarge Photo. Anthony Quintano | cc-licensed https://flic.kr/p/ ...
Snapchat Plans a Global View of New Year's FestivitiesNew York Times
Snapchat to showcase 'snaps' of New Year's Eve celebrations around the worldAppAdvice
How To Add Music To Your Snapchat StoriesBusiness Insider

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FBI investigating possible revenge hacking by US banks - CBS News

December 31, 2014 - 6:16am

CBS News

FBI investigating possible revenge hacking by US banks
CBS News
American companies are seeking ways to fend off hack attacks, like the one that recently crippled Sony Pictures. One method they're using is called revenge hacking. Companies who are hacked will try and hack their attackers, either to shut down their ...
FBI probes whether banks hacked back as firms explore cyber offensivePhilly.com
FBI on watch as hackers' victims weigh illegal retaliationLos Angeles Times
FBI Investigating Whether Companies Are Engaged in Revenge HackingBusinessweek
Chicago Daily Herald -Engadget
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Wave goodbye to Microsoft's original Kinect - Engadget

December 31, 2014 - 5:05am

TrustedReviews

Wave goodbye to Microsoft's original Kinect
Engadget
Whether you think depth sensing cameras will become the next big thing or fizzle out, the model that helped usher in the tech is set to be retired for good. The original Kinect will be phased out in 2015, some four years after Microsoft first introduced it to bolster ...
Microsoft Will Put Original Kinect for Windows Sensor to Pasture in 2015Modern Readers
Microsoft retiring original Kinect for Windows sensor in 2015VentureBeat
Microsoft Ending Kinect For Windows v1 Sales In 2015Tom's Hardware
SlashGear -Game Politics -Windows Central
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E-mail is too important to die, workers say - BDlive

December 31, 2014 - 4:18am

E-mail is too important to die, workers say
BDlive
THERE is no shortage of tech companies trying to replace e-mail in the workplace by offering new collaboration tools. Workers, though, just want their e-mail. In a new survey, 61% of US adult workers who use the internet ranked e-mail as "very important" for ...

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Sony had to dig up old BlackBerrys to function during hack - Engadget

December 31, 2014 - 4:05am

New York Times

Sony had to dig up old BlackBerrys to function during hack
Engadget
When Sony Pictures' computers were hacked on Thanksgiving, its employees were forced to use older technologies to keep things running, according to new reports by The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. They relayed details about the hack ...
Sony hack: Behind the scenes as the crisis unfoldedMarketWatch
'The Interview' fallout: Theater owners angry at Sony for shifting blameWorcester Telegram
Sony Hacking Attack, First a Nuisance, Swiftly Grew Into a FirestormNew York Times
CNNMoney -Wall Street Journal -Business Insider
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