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Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Officially Confirms Beats Acquisition, May Enter Smart ... - BestTechie

June 1, 2014 - 4:31pm

BestTechie

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Officially Confirms Beats Acquisition, May Enter Smart ...
BestTechie
It's Sunday once more, which means we're going over the top stories from the past week in another edition of the Weekend Wrap-Up. Thanks for coming! Here's how this works: the Wrap-Up is done as both a video and as written summaries. You can look ...

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12000 reasons why Google's complying with the EU court ruling - Inferse

June 1, 2014 - 2:31pm

Inferse

12000 reasons why Google's complying with the EU court ruling
Inferse
Just one day after publishing its link removal request form, 12,000 EU citizens have filled out forms. Tweet · submit to reddit. 12,000 reasons why Google's complying with the EU court ruling. Charles Miller | On 01, Jun 2014. Google, along with Yahoo and ...
Google in quandary over how to uphold EU privacy rulingBusiness Spectator
'RIGHT TO BE FORGOTTEN'BusinessDay
Google inundated with 'right to be forgotten' requestsPalm Beach Post
ITProPortal -KBIA
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Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked - CNNMoney

June 1, 2014 - 12:30pm

CNNMoney

Your car is a giant computer - and it can be hacked
CNNMoney
Imagine driving down the highway at 70 miles per hour, when suddenly the wheel turns hard right. You crash. And it was because someone hacked your car. It's not far-fetched science fiction. It's the near-term future today's hackers are warning about.

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A new crop of HP laptops flip or spin, and run Windows, Chrome or Android - PCWorld

June 1, 2014 - 11:25am

LAPTOP Magazine

A new crop of HP laptops flip or spin, and run Windows, Chrome or Android
PCWorld
HP announced a versatile lineup of PCs and PC-shaped things on Monday (Taipei time) at Computex, embracing the new normal in the world of PCs—which is, nothing's normal. A year ago, the PC diversification drive was just getting started, but now it's in ...
HP opts for hard drive over SSD in Split X2 budget tabletComputerworld
HP Refreshes Pavilion and Envy Notebooks at ComputexTom's Hardware Guide
HP's back-to-school portables include convertible Windows laptop-tablets ...VentureBeat
RTT News -CNET (blog) -SlashGear
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HP brings Android to laptops with SlateBook PC - PCWorld

June 1, 2014 - 11:25am

LAPTOP Magazine

HP brings Android to laptops with SlateBook PC
PCWorld
Customers have been telling Hewlett-Packard that they want laptops that run Android, so the company is rolling out the SlateBook PC to meet that demand. The laptop will start at US$399 and be available in August. It has a 14-inch touchscreen and combines ...
HP's back-to-school portables include convertible Windows laptop-tablets ...VentureBeat
HP Announces SlateBook 14, a Tegra-based Android LaptopTom's Hardware Guide
HP SlateBook runs Android 4.3 on 14-inch 1080p touchscreen, Tegra 4 also ...PhoneDog
Engadget -The Verge -SlashGear
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Teen attempts record-setting solo flight around the world - CNN

June 1, 2014 - 11:20am

CNN

Teen attempts record-setting solo flight around the world
CNN
(CNN) -- "Nine hours down, 150 to go." It seems like any run-of-the-mill Facebook status update. But what its poster, Matt Guthmiller, is attempting is anything but run-of-the-mill. The 19-year-old is on a solo flight that he hopes will take him around the world.
Teen takes off on solo flight around the worldKFMB
Teen Pilot Begins Attempt at Record-Breaking Solo FlightNBC 7 San Diego

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Apple's iPad Share Loss Not A Game Changer - Forbes

May 31, 2014 - 8:05pm

Apple's iPad Share Loss Not A Game Changer
Forbes
Apple saw a slight decline in its tablet market share from 33.8% in the December 2013 quarter to 32.5% in the March 2014 quarter according to IDC. This is in contrast to a year ago when its share increased from 38.1% to 40.2%, however there was a backlog ...

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Leak hints the Galaxy S5 Mini will keep its bigger sibling's sensors - Engadget

May 31, 2014 - 7:29pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Leak hints the Galaxy S5 Mini will keep its bigger sibling's sensors
Engadget
While many have been expecting Samsung to launch a mini version of the Galaxy S5 given the company's past habits, there have been questions about just what the smartphone would include. Would it be as hobbled as last year's S4 Mini? Maybe not.
Upcoming Samsung Phones 2014: Galaxy Mega 7.0 Phablet Spotted, Boasts ...KpopStarz
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Android 4.4 Kitkat official update coming soonThe Westside Story
Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini's Alleged Photos, Full Specifications Leaked OnlineFashion Times
StreetWise Tech -Highlight Press -The Fuse Joplin
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Google's workforce diversity data shows male and white preferences - The Next Digit

May 31, 2014 - 3:45pm

The Next Digit

Google's workforce diversity data shows male and white preferences
The Next Digit
The news says so much about the racist and gander-based approach of Google. According to the recent survey of workforce diversity report of the company, around 70 percent of the Google's employees are men and around 60 percent of the employees is ...
The Silicon Valley of fearTelegraph.co.uk
Google Diversity Report Reveals Staff Is Mostly White MenUrbanMecca
OAKLAND'S KAPOR CENTER TO ADVISE GOOGLE ON BRINGING MORE ...SFGate (blog)
Teutopolis Press-Dieterich Gazette
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Americans and Their Cars: A Love Affair on Fumes? - ABC News

May 31, 2014 - 11:49am

Americans and Their Cars: A Love Affair on Fumes?
ABC News
The '57 Chevy was still a year away when the launch of the interstate highway system kicked U.S. car culture into high gear. But six decades later, changing habits and attitudes suggest America's romance with the road may be fading. After rising almost ...

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Acer's Iconia Tab 8 delivers higher-end features at a good price - PCWorld

May 31, 2014 - 8:39am

Gizbot

Acer's Iconia Tab 8 delivers higher-end features at a good price
PCWorld
If you want a higher-end Android tablet than can rival the iPad mini, take a look at Acer's Iconia Tab 8, set to arrive in the third quarter. We checked one out ahead of Computex in Taipei on Saturday and came away reasonably impressed with a device that ...
Acer Unveils Iconia Tab 8 with Android 4.4 KitKat Ahead of ComputexInternational Business Times, India Edition
Acer Iconia Tab 8 tablet unveiledSlashGear
Acer rolls out 8-in. Iconia Android tabletComputerworld
BetaNews -Maximum PC
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Microsoft's smartwatch might work with iOS and Android devices - Digital Trends

May 31, 2014 - 7:58am

Digital Trends

Microsoft's smartwatch might work with iOS and Android devices
Digital Trends
Microsoft looks like it might jump on the wearables bandwagon – and soon. According to Forbes, Microsoft has been working on a smartwatch for some time now and has clear plans for the future of the device. The anonymous sources say that the device will ...

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Republicans introduce bill to prevent the FCC from reclassifying ISPs as a utility - Digital Trends

May 31, 2014 - 7:58am

Digital Trends

Republicans introduce bill to prevent the FCC from reclassifying ISPs as a utility
Digital Trends
A Republican lawmaker has introduced a bill in Congress that seeks to prohibit the FCC from using its “nuclear option” to reclassify ISPs as a public utility. Under Title II of the Communications Act, the agency can put broadband under “common carrier” rules, ...

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HTC may soon join smartwatch race with 'One Wear': Report - Business Standard

May 31, 2014 - 4:44am

Gizbot

HTC may soon join smartwatch race with 'One Wear': Report
Business Standard
HTC is reportedly planning to launch its debut smartwatch, which would be called 'One Wear,' in late August or early September. According to CNET, the Taiwanese company will be soon entering the smartwatch race to compete with bigshots like Samsung ...
HTC takes aim at smartwatch business with One Wear, report saysCNET

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Exclusive: Intel TV creator leaves Verizon months after deal - Reuters

May 31, 2014 - 3:59am

Firstpost

Exclusive: Intel TV creator leaves Verizon months after deal
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Erik Huggers is leaving Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) just five months after joining the company via the acquisition of the Intel Corp (INTC.O) “OnCue” streaming service he developed, signaling the ...
Head of Intel's former internet TV project abandons shipEngadget
Erik Huggers: 'Time to move on' from VerizonTechie News
Intel TV creator Erik Huggers leaves Verizon months after internet TV dealFirstpost
Economic Times -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Android Used for Google Search Monopoly, Suit Alleges - CIO Today

May 31, 2014 - 2:27am

Android Headlines - Android News

Android Used for Google Search Monopoly, Suit Alleges
CIO Today
Google is facing a consumer antitrust lawsuit over its requirement that if Android device manufacturers use one of its apps it must use a bundle of others, allegedly driving up the cost to consumers. The suit, filed by Hagens Berman, a Seattle-based law firm ...
Google to introduce Android TV at I/O next month: ReportAndroidOS.in
Google mulling launch of Android TV at I/O conference in June-end: ReportBusiness Standard
Report: Google to Announce Android TVFox Business

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Own a Piece of Gaming History When Recovered ET Games go on Sale - GameSpot

May 31, 2014 - 1:29am

GameSpot

Own a Piece of Gaming History When Recovered ET Games go on Sale
GameSpot
700 of the 1,300 copies of E.T. recovered during recent landfill excavation will be sold at a New Mexico museum. eddienoteddy. by Eddie Makuch on May 30, 2014. 127 Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1. Want to own a piece of gaming history? Soon you'll ...
Museums, public may share in trove of lost Atari gamesThe Denver Post
New Mexico city trying to decide how to divvy up cache of Atari gamesDallas Morning News
Officials draft distribution plan for Atari gamesKRQE News 13
PSX Extreme -NewsOK.com -Engadget
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Windows Phone now lets you browse your files - Engadget

May 30, 2014 - 9:57pm

WMPoweruser.com

Windows Phone now lets you browse your files
Engadget
You no longer have to go searching app-by-app to find a buried file on your Windows Phone. Right on schedule, Microsoft has released its Files app; if you're running Windows Phone 8.1, you can now dig through folders to open and manipulate documents ...
WhatsApp Returns To The Windows Phone StoreUbergizmo
Hands-on with Files, Microsoft's file manager for Windows Phone 8.1Ars Technica
Microsoft releases official File Manager app for Windows Phone 8.1WinBeta
Windows Phone Central
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Iranian hackers reportedly target US officials - Tehran Times

May 30, 2014 - 8:54pm

Iranian hackers reportedly target US officials
Tehran Times
c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_famous_02_cyber.jpg In an unprecedented, three-year cyber espionage campaign, Iranian hackers created false social networking accounts and a bogus news website to spy on military and political leaders in ...

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The Moto X will no longer be made in the USA - TechRadar UK

May 30, 2014 - 8:03pm

The Moto X will no longer be made in the USA
TechRadar UK
The Moto X is one of the more unique smartphones on the because folks could customize it and it is one of the few constructed in the United States. Soon, however, Motorola won't be assembling devices in the US of A anymore. The Wall Street Journal ...

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