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HoloLens Finally Makes Augmented Reality Real - Tom's Guide

January 22, 2015 - 3:41pm

Tom's Guide

HoloLens Finally Makes Augmented Reality Real
Tom's Guide
Augmented reality headsets are the "flying cars" of computing; we've been dreaming about them for a long time, but they're always relegated to the far-flung future. However, with Microsoft's new HoloLens device, we could finally be entering the era of AR, the ...
The First Humans on Mars will be Virtual ExplorersDiscovery News
Microsoft Build 2015 developer conference sells outs in 45 minutesMashable
HoloLens, Holograms And Going To Mars: NASA And Microsoft Team Up To ...International Business Times
Popular Mechanics -Maximum PC -Christian Science Monitor
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Report: Apple Watch aims to last 19 hours per charge - Macworld

January 22, 2015 - 3:23pm

VentureBeat

Report: Apple Watch aims to last 19 hours per charge
Macworld
If all goes according to plan, your Apple Watch should last about 19 hours on a single charge, according to the latest scoop from 9to5Mac. The Apple-centric site reported Thursday that the S1 chip in the Apple Watch is similar in power to the A5 processor in ...
Why The Apple Watch Doesn't Need More Than A Few Hours Of Active Use TimeTechCrunch
The Apple Watch's battery life will reportedly be just like any other smartwatchThe Verge
Apple Aiming for 19 Hours of Apple Watch Battery Life With 'Mixed Usage'Mac Rumors
SlashGear -The Mac Observer -PhoneDog
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What Would Kim Dotcom's MegaNet Look Like? (Op-Ed) - CoinTelegraph

January 22, 2015 - 3:12pm

CoinTelegraph

What Would Kim Dotcom's MegaNet Look Like? (Op-Ed)
CoinTelegraph
Kim Dotcom is a controversial figure. More controversial, it could be argued, than even Bitcoin itself. Cryptography in general is our best tool against not only snooping, but censorship. The Bitcoin blockchain is designed for consensus, but it has the side ...

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'Password,' '123456' Again Top 25 Worst Passwords List - Patch.com

January 22, 2015 - 3:07pm

'Password,' '123456' Again Top 25 Worst Passwords List
Patch.com
SplashData releases its annual tally, and says folks continue to be at risk with weak, easily guessable sign-ins. By Renee Schiavone (Patch Staff) January 22, 2015 at 1:26pm. 'Password,' '123456' Again Top 25 Worst Passwords List. Information courtesy of ...

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Twitter Debuts Feature To Recap Top Tweets - MediaPost Communications

January 22, 2015 - 2:56pm

Twitter Debuts Feature To Recap Top Tweets
MediaPost Communications
If and when users step away from their Twitter feeds, they always run the risk of missing a significant tweet. Lessening the likelihood of such an event, Twitter this week is rolling out a new feature that recaps some of the top tweets users might have missed ...

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Kim Dotcom launches NSA-proof MEGAchat with E2EE to take on Skype - Inferse

January 22, 2015 - 1:46pm

The Independent

Kim Dotcom launches NSA-proof MEGAchat with E2EE to take on Skype
Inferse
Summary: Kim Dotcom has launched an encrypted voice and video chat service, the Mega Chat that is being dubbed a #SkypeKiller by the team behind the design. Tweet. Kim Dotcom launches NSA-proof MEGAchat with E2EE to take on Skype. By Josh ...
Kim Dotcom ready to take on Skype with end-to-end encrypted video calling ...ITworld
Dotcom wants 'to kill Skype' with MegaChat, his encrypted video calling serviceRT
MegaChat debuts in beta versionCANOE

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Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' heads to the Wall in 2nd episode - Mashable

January 22, 2015 - 12:01pm

Winter Is Coming

Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' heads to the Wall in 2nd episode
Mashable
More fan-favorite locations and characters from HBO's Game of Thrones are confirmed for the next Telltale Games adaptation of the world, as shown in a trailer released Thursday. "The Lost Lords," the second chapter of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games ...
Telltale's Game of Thrones Episode 2 Coming Early FebruaryGameSpot
Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series Episode 2 Trailer "The Lost Lords"Winter Is Coming
Watch a first look at the 'Game of Thrones' video game's second episode ...Entertainment Weekly
Twinfinite -Superherohype.com -Hardcore Gamer
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BMW and VW team to build electric vehicle charging network - Los Angeles Times

January 22, 2015 - 12:00pm

Los Angeles Times

BMW and VW team to build electric vehicle charging network
Los Angeles Times
Two German auto giants and America's leading electric vehicle charging network have joined forces to build fast-charging EV networks along the country's East and West coasts. BMW of North America, Volkswagen of America and ChargePoint Inc. will ...
Striking Back Against Tesla, BMW And Volkswagen Team Up To Build 100 Fast ...Forbes
BMW, VW and Chargepoint bring more chargers to more placesCNET
German Electric Car Makers to Install US Fast-Charger NetworksWall Street Journal
SFGate -The Verge -Fast Company
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Ford revs up new auto-tech facility in Silicon Valley - USA TODAY

January 22, 2015 - 11:58am

USA TODAY

Ford revs up new auto-tech facility in Silicon Valley
USA TODAY
PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Ford Motor Company is enlarging its beachhead in the battle for connected-car customers. The Detroit pioneer announced today it was opening a new Research and Innovation Center in this high-tech hub, whose mission is to develop a ...
Ford opens research center in Silicon ValleyLos Angeles Times
Ford R&D Palo Alto puts driverless cars in pole positionSlashGear
Ford makes major push into Silicon ValleyCNNMoney
Gigaom -The Detroit News -Automotive News
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Amazon Launches Kindle Textbook Creator - Businessweek

January 22, 2015 - 11:48am

New York Daily News

Amazon Launches Kindle Textbook Creator
Businessweek
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2015-- (NASDAQ:AMZN) Amazon.com today announced KDP EDU, a new segment of Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) designed to help educators and authors easily prepare, publish, and promote eTextbooks and other ...
Amazon's Kindle Textbook Creator turns authors into teachers (and vice versa)Engadget
Amazon's New Kindle Textbook Creator Takes A Different Approach From ...TechCrunch
Amazon launches Kindle Textbook Creator to help schools turn PDFs into digital ...VentureBeat
New York Daily News -Gigaom -T.H.E. Journal
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Cadillac says small SUV at least four years away - Reuters

January 22, 2015 - 11:29am

Reuters

Cadillac says small SUV at least four years away
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors Co's (GM.N) Cadillac brand is at least four years away from introducing a small sport-utility vehicle which is a critical part of expansion plans, the brand's president said on Thursday. "Product development life cycles ...
Cadillac's $12 Billion Revival Plan: New Products, High-Tech Boutique Stores ...Forbes
Cadillac wants small dealers to upgrade to 'boutique' storesSan Francisco Chronicle
At a challenging time, 'dealers want to believe in Johan'Automotive News

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6 free apps for skiers - Vancouver Sun

January 22, 2015 - 11:09am

Vancouver Sun

6 free apps for skiers
Vancouver Sun
It's sometimes nice to unplug from our digital devices when we are in the mountains, but mobile apps often help complement the real world skiing experience. Download the following free apps to score the best deals, improve your fitness, prepare for ...
Where Have All the Google Play Edition Devices Gone?Gizmodo
BBC News App For The UK Gets A Complete Material OverhaulAndroid Police

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Kim Dotcom's Mega launches Skype competitor MegaChat - CNET

January 22, 2015 - 10:59am

Kim Dotcom's Mega launches Skype competitor MegaChat
CNET
Despite ongoing controversy surrounding his tech inventions, Dotcom releases a beta-stage Web tool that provides users with end-to-end encrypted video and audio communication. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 23 January 2015, 3:42 am AEDT.

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T-Mobile wants to offer you a deal despite your credit score - CNET

January 22, 2015 - 10:48am

CNET

T-Mobile wants to offer you a deal despite your credit score
CNET
The Un-carrier's "Smartphone Equality" initiative will reward customers who pay their bills on time with deals ordinarily available only to those with solid credit. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; January 22, 2015 8:11 AM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
T-Mobile will ignore bad credit if you're loyal and want a new phoneEngadget
T-Mobile's 'Smartphone Equality' Program Ends Credit Score Requirement for ...Mac Rumors
T-Mobile Introduces Smartphone EqualityMarketWatch
SlashGear -Techaeris -FierceWireless
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Microsoft holograms is no science fiction - USA TODAY

January 22, 2015 - 10:43am

USA TODAY

Microsoft holograms is no science fiction
USA TODAY
REDMOND, Wash. -- I needed help installing a light switch and got it from a person communicating with me over Skype. But this was no ordinary video call. The woman appeared in a window laid in space over the real physical objects of the room. She could ...
NASA wants to send its scientists to Mars (using holographic glasses)Washington Post
Microsoft HoloLens: What does it mean for business?TechRepublic
NASA and Microsoft Have Partnered to Make Remote Work Possible on MarsGovExec.com
Sky Valley Chronicle -Crave Online
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This smart desk moves up and down — and gets you into better shape - VentureBeat

January 22, 2015 - 10:02am

VentureBeat

This smart desk moves up and down — and gets you into better shape
VentureBeat
You don't have to motivate yourself to exercise anymore. Your desk will do it for you. Stir Kinetic Desk. Above: Stir Kinetic Desk. Image Credit: Stir. Stir is unveiling a new version of its smart desk today in an effort to get people standing and moving more during ...
A Smart Office Desk That Tells You When It's Time to StandWired
Stir's new smart desk is a relative bargain at $2990Engadget
Stir Kinetic Desk M1 hands-on: Even smarter standingSlashGear
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Forbes -Business Insider
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Twitter keeps you abreast of missed tweets with 'While you were away' - BetaNews

January 22, 2015 - 8:15am

Twitter keeps you abreast of missed tweets with 'While you were away'
BetaNews
Twitter is super-awesome and fun; all the cool kids use it. If you aren't on the social network, you just aren't trendy. It is a great way to stay on top of Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian and other very important people. But seriously folks, it's also a great means of ...

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Nvidia targets Dota 2 and League of Legends players with new $199 graphics card - The Verge

January 22, 2015 - 8:00am

Inquirer

Nvidia targets Dota 2 and League of Legends players with new $199 graphics card
The Verge
The rise in popularity of Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like Dota 2 and League of Legends hasn't escaped Nvidia's notice, and the latest graphics card from the company comes with an earnest love note attached for those gamers. The GTX ...
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960: Maxwell In The MiddleTom's Hardware
For an affordable gaming rig, Nvidia's GTX 960 is the budget bombshell to buyDigital Trends
ASUS STRIX GTX 960 ReviewNeoseeker
SlashGear -Inquirer -AnandTech
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Top 25 most common passwords of 2014 are revealed - is it time to change yours? - Grimsby Telegraph

January 22, 2015 - 7:58am

Grimsby Telegraph

Top 25 most common passwords of 2014 are revealed - is it time to change yours?
Grimsby Telegraph
WITH the modern world requiring us to remember dozens of password it's natural that many of us choose something simple, but could your password be to simple and your accounts vulnerable to hackers. A report has revealed that '123456' was the most ...

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Google Inc (GOOG) Play Edition HTC One M8 Stops selling at Play Store ... - Opptrends

January 22, 2015 - 6:33am

Google Inc (GOOG) Play Edition HTC One M8 Stops selling at Play Store ...
Opptrends
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Play Edition (GPE) will no longer be available at Google Store, as the last of the brands on the shelf stores have now exited. HTC One M8 was one of the last one's remaining, as the shelves of the store quickly emptied other ...

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