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Facebook says it's developing its own apps for Oculus - VentureBeat

February 18, 2015 - 2:52am

VentureBeat

Facebook says it's developing its own apps for Oculus
VentureBeat
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Facebook says it's developing virtual reality appsCNET
Facebook has officially started work on creating VR appsITProPortal
Facebook is making Virtual-Reality ApplicationsI4U News
The Guardian -The Independent -Recombu
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Analyst Predicts Apple To Buy Tesla For $75 Billion - CBS Local

February 17, 2015 - 10:01pm

CBS Local

Analyst Predicts Apple To Buy Tesla For $75 Billion
CBS Local
A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images). Related Tags: Apple, business, Carmaker, Cars, Cupertino, Electric Car, Merger, Purchase, Sale, Tesla. CUPERTINO ...
Apple Car Reports Are No Surprise To AnalystsValueWalk
Apple's electric car dreams carry challengesSFGate
What Apple Is Driving AtWall Street Journal
ExtremeTech -Quartz -Automotive News
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Apple Patent Lets iPhone Be Part of Virtual Reality Headset Like Gear VR - NDTV

February 17, 2015 - 9:53pm

NDTV

Apple Patent Lets iPhone Be Part of Virtual Reality Headset Like Gear VR
NDTV
Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent on a headset that could let iPhones be part of augmented or virtual reality displays. The patent titled "Head Mounted Display Apparatus For Retaining A Portable Electronic Device With Display" depicts a large ...

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Ray wants to be the last remote control you'll ever buy - Gigaom

February 17, 2015 - 7:48pm

Gigaom

Ray wants to be the last remote control you'll ever buy
Gigaom
David Skokna wants to simplify TV, one button at a time. That's why Skokna and his team at Ray Ventures are introducing a remote control to replace all other remote controls this week. The Ray Super Remote, as the $200 device is being called, combines the ...
Ray Wants to Change Your TV Experience, With a Touchscreen Remote ControlRe/code
Juggling too many remotes? Try this touch screenGlens Falls Post-Star

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BlackBerry suit claims Ryan Seacrest-backed company copied its keyboard - Los Angeles Times

February 17, 2015 - 3:36pm

Billboard

BlackBerry suit claims Ryan Seacrest-backed company copied its keyboard
Los Angeles Times
Last year, smartphone maker BlackBerry filed a lawsuit against a Ryan Seacrest-backed start-up that was selling the Typo 1, a BlackBerry-like physical keyboard that can be clipped to an iPhone. lRelated CES 2015: Typo is back with redesigned iPhone ...
BlackBerry Sues Typo Again Over Second-Generation iPhone Keyboard CaseMac Rumors
Watch out, Ryan Seacrest! BlackBerry sues Typo yet again over its latest iPhone ...Digital Trends
BlackBerry again sues Ryan Seacrest startup over keyboardsMiamiHerald.com

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Twitter improves security for shared accounts - PCWorld

February 17, 2015 - 2:02pm

VentureBeat

Twitter improves security for shared accounts
PCWorld
Twitter is giving users what it thinks is a safer way to handle shared access to an account without compromising the login. Users of TweetDeck, the popular dashboard system for the site, will be able to share access to Twitter accounts without sharing ...
Twitter introduces TweetDeck Teams to make managing accounts easierMashable
Twitter Finally Lets You Share Team Accounts Without Sharing PasswordsTechCrunch
Twitter launches TweetDeck Teams to let you share account access without ...VentureBeat

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Did Microsoft give the EU the finger or did they ship to soon - DABCC.com

February 17, 2015 - 1:53pm

VentureBeat

Did Microsoft give the EU the finger or did they ship to soon
DABCC.com
I'm no close follower of Microsoft or any vendor, I follow several twitter accounts that keep me updated on IT related news. I can remember that a few of them were excited about Microsoft releasing Outlook of iOS at last.
New Outlook for Android, iOS wipes the app, not the phonePCWorld
Windows Phone holding steady in Western Europe with 6.8% market shareWinBeta

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Outlook for Android and iOS gets PIN lock, faster remote wipe, IMAP support ... - VentureBeat

February 17, 2015 - 1:38pm

VentureBeat

Outlook for Android and iOS gets PIN lock, faster remote wipe, IMAP support ...
VentureBeat
First up, Microsoft has added PIN lock support. This means Outlook now implements password enforcement using Exchange ActiveSync — if your company email policy states that devices require a password in order to sync email, Outlook will enforce this at ...

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Apple explores headsets that turn your iPhone into a VR display - Engadget

February 17, 2015 - 12:34pm

Business Insider

Apple explores headsets that turn your iPhone into a VR display
Engadget
Apple may not be nearly as enamored with virtual reality as Facebook, Google or Samsung, but that doesn't mean it's uninterested -- it's clearer than ever that Cupertino has been intrigued for years. The USPTO has granted Apple a patent (originally filed way ...
Apple wins patent for iPhone virtual reality headset similar to Samsung Gear VRInternational Business Times UK
Apple wins patent for a virtual reality devicePC Pro
Apple wins patent for a virtual reality headset that works with the iPhoneBusiness Insider

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Apple explores headsets that turn your iPhone into a VR display - Engadget

February 17, 2015 - 12:34pm

Apple explores headsets that turn your iPhone into a VR display
Engadget
Apple may not be nearly as enamored with virtual reality as Facebook, Google or Samsung, but that doesn't mean it's uninterested -- it's clearer than ever that Cupertino has been intrigued for years. The USPTO has granted Apple a patent (originally filed way ...

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Apple's electric car dreams come with challenges - Chicago Tribune

February 17, 2015 - 11:26am

TheStreet.com

Apple's electric car dreams come with challenges
Chicago Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO — Before Apple decides to move ahead with its Project Titan and build an electric car, the company may want to look at the menu of challenges that come with being in the automobile business these days. Apple has put a few hundred ...
Why a $700B Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) By 2025 Isn't Likely?InvestCorrectly
How Serious Is Apple About Competing With Tesla?Wall Street Journal (blog)
How Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is threatening Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ ...Markets Emerging
TheStreet.com -Bloomberg View
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Pivotal unveils Hadoop Open Data Platform, deepens Hortonworks links and ... - ZDNet

February 17, 2015 - 10:04am

ZDNet

Pivotal unveils Hadoop Open Data Platform, deepens Hortonworks links and ...
ZDNet
shaunconnollyhortonworks14jul220x225.jpg Shaun Connolly: Strong rallying cry for the market around a common core. Image: Hortonworks. Building on the apparent success of its Cloud Foundry PaaS project, EMC and VMware spinoff Pivotal today ...
Pivotal Pivots Key Big Data Suite Components To Open SourceTechCrunch
Pivotal open sources its Hadoop and Greenplum tech, and then someGigaom
Pivotal Open Sources Its Big Data Suite--The Industry's Worst Kept SecretForbes
VentureBeat -Data Center Knowledge -Re/code
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Krispy Kreme apologizes after KKK gaffe on Facebook - Mashable

February 17, 2015 - 10:02am

Mashable

Krispy Kreme apologizes after KKK gaffe on Facebook
Mashable
LONDON — Doughnut-maker Krispy Kreme has apologized after scheduling an event called "KKK Wednesday" at a store in the UK. See also: How to stop videos from auto-playing on Facebook. Krispy Kreme was due to host KKK Wednesday (KKK meaning ...
Krispy Kreme UK Is Really Sorry About That KKK Gaffe, But Seriously, How Does ...Bustle
Krispy Kreme apologizes for 'KKK' doughnut clubWTSP 10 News
British Krispy Kreme Discovers That 'KKK Wednesdays' Promotion Is a Bad IdeaMediaite
Palm Beach Post -BizPac Review
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Neptune Duo makes the smartwatch the master - Edmonton Examiner

February 17, 2015 - 9:40am

Edmonton Examiner

Neptune Duo makes the smartwatch the master
Edmonton Examiner
Tech prodigy Simon Tian says the wearables market is filled with devices that are dependent on smartphones, and that's a problem. “(They act as) a notification centre or a fitness tracker of some sort,” Tian said. But because these wearables are ...

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Microsoft's Office apps to work with more cloud storage services - ZDNet

February 17, 2015 - 8:55am

ZDNet

Microsoft's Office apps to work with more cloud storage services
ZDNet
Last year, Microsoft unveiled a partnership with Dropbox to allow Office users to access, edit and share Dropbox files from within Office apps. officeicloud.jpg On February 17, Microsoft broadened its Office cloud-storage options, starting with Office for iPad and ...
Microsoft Office gets third-party cloud storage support on iOS and the webVentureBeat
Microsoft reveals Office web and mobile apps can use ANY cloud storage serviceBetaNews
Microsoft Office can now save files to Apple's iCloud DriveGigaom
SlashGear -Mac Rumors -MarketWatch
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Neptune Duo gives the smartwatch all the power and makes your mobile dumb - TechRadar

February 17, 2015 - 8:07am

TechRadar

Neptune Duo gives the smartwatch all the power and makes your mobile dumb
TechRadar
The Neptune Duo is an intriguing new product from the start up firm which brought us the phone-in-a-watch Neptune Pine last year. Where as the Pine got rid of your smartphone completely, the Neptune Duo wants you to keep hold of a larger screen, but it ...

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Neptune's Duo will put your whole world on your wrist - VentureBeat

February 17, 2015 - 8:01am

VentureBeat

Neptune's Duo will put your whole world on your wrist
VentureBeat
Ever since the first smartwatch designs started hitting the market a few years ago, we've become completely comfortable with a single paradigm: The smartwatch is an accessory for your smartphone. It may possess a few features that your phone doesn't have, ...
Neptune Duo gives the smartwatch all the power and makes your mobile dumbTechRadar
Neptune: An Almost-Crazy Idea for Upending the Smartphone EcosystemWired
Neptune's latest project: a smartwatch phone that powers a 'dummy' pocket screenMobileSyrup.com
ITBusiness.ca -Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) -The Globe and Mail
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Built In “Kill Switches” Help Apple Inc. (AAPL) In reducing iPhone Theft - InvestCorrectly

February 17, 2015 - 7:40am

InvestCorrectly

Built In “Kill Switches” Help Apple Inc. (AAPL) In reducing iPhone Theft
InvestCorrectly
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been able to reduce theft of the iPhone drastically just a little over a year after introducing a feature that allows people to disable stolen iPhones remotely. The latest report shows that the number of stolen iPhones has dropped ...
Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL)Remarkable Performance in the Stock MarketWallStreet.org
Analysts: Apple's reported plans to enter auto market may silence criticsMaine News
Stock in News: A Look At Apple (NASDAQ AAPL)'s Driverless CarTech News
Wall Street Sector Selector -CNBC
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​Google launches Android One in the Phillipines - ZDNet

February 17, 2015 - 7:02am

InterAksyon

​Google launches Android One in the Phillipines
ZDNet
Google has extended its Android One push to the Philippines, offering low-cost devices running the latest version of Android out of the box. Google has partnered with local operators Cherry Mobile and MyPhone for Android One's launch into the Philippines, ...
Android 5.0 Lollipop - Finding Out What You Can Do With ItThe Fuse Joplin
Android L 5.1 Release Date & Download: Nexus Devices Receive Update FirstLatino Post

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Barbie doll will be internet connected to chat to kids - BBC News

February 17, 2015 - 6:52am

BBC News

Barbie doll will be internet connected to chat to kids
BBC News
Barbie is having a digital makeover, with the release of an internet-connected version of the iconic doll. Toy maker Mattel is partnering with US start-up ToyTalk to develop Hello Barbie, which will have two-way conversations with children. The Barbie will use a ...
Bye, bye, Barbie: How the world's most iconic doll got edged out by new arrivalsIrish Independent
It's a Miracle – Barbie Can Finally Wear Flat Shoes!Chip Chick

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