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MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time - WSAV-TV

July 8, 2014 - 12:36am

MIT finger device reads to the blind in real time
WSAV-TV
(AP Photo Stephan Savoia). In this Thursday, June 26, 2014 photo, a model wears a FingerReader ring at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab in Cambridge, Mass. (AP Photo Stephan Savoia). In this Thursday, June 26, 2014 photo, ...

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Samsung, Intel, Dell team on IoT connectivity standards - PCWorld

July 7, 2014 - 11:18pm

Reuters UK

Samsung, Intel, Dell team on IoT connectivity standards
PCWorld
Some top hardware companies have established a new Internet of Things consortium to create standards so that billions of devices can connect to each other. Intel, Samsung and Dell are among the founding members of Open Interconnect Consortium (OIC), ...
Industry Leaders to Establish Open Interconnect Consortium to Advance ...Wall Street Journal
Intel, Samsung create Internet of Things groupCNET
Intel Takes On Qualcomm With Rival Standard for DevicesBusinessweek
GigaOM -VentureBeat -New York Times (blog)
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Virgin Picks Hotel for Spaceflight Clients - New York Times

July 7, 2014 - 10:49pm

NBCNews.com

Virgin Picks Hotel for Spaceflight Clients
New York Times
Virgin Galactic has no scheduled spaceflights yet, but it has arranged for a comfortable starting point for its future clients. The company said Monday it had selected Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces, in New Mexico, as the preferred hotel for its passengers, who ...
Virgin space tour liftoff nearsNew York Daily News
Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotelSFGate
Virgin Galactic Picks First Hotel for New Mexico SpacefliersNBCNews.com
HotelChatter
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Samsung foresees Q3 profit drop, blames smartphone market slowdown - Computerworld

July 7, 2014 - 10:19pm

Reuters

Samsung foresees Q3 profit drop, blames smartphone market slowdown
Computerworld
IDG News Service - Samsung Electronics is expecting a drop in its operating profit for the third consecutive quarter, citing an overall slowdown in smartphone market growth and increased competition in China and some European markets. The company was ...
Samsung earnings hit by slowing China salesNew Zealand Herald
Earnings deliver a harsh reality check to Samsung that it is not AppleFinancial Express
Smartphones weigh on Samsung Electronics as guidance disappointsReuters UK

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Facebook removes mom's photo of 2-year-old daughter's bare bottom - WXIA-TV

July 7, 2014 - 10:15pm

fox6now.com

Facebook removes mom's photo of 2-year-old daughter's bare bottom
WXIA-TV
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 25: In this photo illustration the Social networking site Facebook is displayed on a laptop screen on March 25, 2009 in London, England. The British government has made proposals which would force Social networking ...
Mom banned from Facebook over “Coppertone picture”FOX43.com
Facebook threatens to ban mom over daughter's swimsuit picturefox5sandiego.com
Mom fights Facebook's censoring of child's "bum photo"CBS News
Fox News -wtvr.com -New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
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How low can a smartphone go? - ZDNet

July 7, 2014 - 9:42pm

ZDNet

How low can a smartphone go?
ZDNet
I would have never imagined that the answer to that question would be delivered by the maker of a browser that I used for a very long time to escape the forced hegemony of Internet Explorer. That this outfit may just upend the smartphone landscape in India is ...
PM/AM: A Browser BrawlPopular Mechanics (blog)
Former Mozilla CEO would've transformed Firefox into a pro-privacy anti-ChromePCWorld (blog)
How to change your default web browser: Swap Chrome for FirefoxPC Advisor
KDramaStars
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Chinese hackers target think tanks instead of US tech firms — to protect oil ... - VentureBeat

July 7, 2014 - 7:02pm

Yahoo!7 News

Chinese hackers target think tanks instead of US tech firms — to protect oil ...
VentureBeat
China's Deep Panda hacking crew, considered one of the world's best for its skilled insertion of malware into adversaries' data streams, has apparently changed its snooping habits. Deep Panda has switched its focus, at least temporarily, from American ...
Chinese hackers turned focus to US experts on Iraq -security firmReuters
Chinese cyberspies have hacked Middle East experts at major US think tanksWashington Post (blog)
Chinese Attackers Targeting US Think Tanks, Researchers SayDark Reading
Stuff.co.nz -SC Magazine
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Home Depot Launches Wink Smart Home Collection - Tom's Guide

July 7, 2014 - 4:55pm

USA TODAY

Home Depot Launches Wink Smart Home Collection
Tom's Guide
Get ready to start building the smart home of your dreams. Home Depot and Wink announced today (July 7) a series of Wink-enabled connected appliances, such as light bulbs, window shades and water heaters. The products are available for sale at the ...
Home Depot expands stock of smart home gadgetsUSA TODAY
Bridging The Gap As The Smart Home Industry ExpandsTechCrunch
Wink Hub Quick LookZatz Not Funny
Wired -Jalopnik -Gizmodo
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FCC names heads of Comcast/TWC, AT&T/DirecTV deal reviews - Reuters

July 7, 2014 - 4:15pm

Reuters

FCC names heads of Comcast/TWC, AT&T/DirecTV deal reviews
Reuters
(Reuters) - AFederal Communications Commission lawyer will lead the agency's review of the proposed merger of Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, while an external lawyer will join to lead the review of AT&T Inc's bid for DirecTV, the FCC said on ...
FCC unveils teams to review multibillion Comcast, AT&T mergersThe Hill
These are the FCC merger hawks who'll decide your cable futureWashington Post (blog)
FCC Names Teams to Review Comcast-TWC, AT&T-DirecTV MergersVariety
Light Reading -Deadline.com
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Tesla wants to study remnants of wrecked sedan - Detroit Free Press

July 7, 2014 - 4:13pm

Tesla wants to study remnants of wrecked sedan
Detroit Free Press
Tesla Motors, the electric-car maker, said it wants to study the remnants of a stolen Model S sedan that split in half and burned after a chase and collision in Los Angeles. The company led by Elon Musk is working with Los Angeles police and fire officials ...

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You Can Now Access Gmail in 71 Languages - Mashable

July 7, 2014 - 3:41pm

Android Headlines - Android News

You Can Now Access Gmail in 71 Languages
Mashable
Google is adding 13 additional languages to Gmail, bringing its total language count to 71, the company announced on Monday. Gmail — which now covers languages spoken by 94% of the world's Internet population — can now be formatted to Afrikaans, ...
Google Adds 13 More Languages to Gmail – Covers 94-Percent Internet ...Android Headlines - Android News
Google adds 13 more languages to GmailITworld.com

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Samsung Workers Held Hostage as Bandits Make Brazil Factory Haul - Businessweek

July 7, 2014 - 3:08pm

Business Insider Australia

Samsung Workers Held Hostage as Bandits Make Brazil Factory Haul
Businessweek
Thieves held hundreds of employees hostage as they hauled away truckloads of merchandise from a factory in Sao Paulo owned by Samsung Electronics Co. (005930), the world's largest smartphone maker. About 20 bandits invaded the company's factory in ...
Thieves Raid Samsung Factory, Escape with Millions Worth of GadgetsThe Wire
Bandits loot Samsung plant in BrazilWWMT-TV
Samsung Factory Held Hostage And Robbed Of $36 Million In Tablets ...Business Insider

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Tim Cook's Recasting of Apple Is in Full Bloom - Wall Street Journal

July 7, 2014 - 2:17pm

Wall Street Journal

Tim Cook's Recasting of Apple Is in Full Bloom
Wall Street Journal
Apple chief Tim Cook delivers his keynote address at the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco last month. Reuters. For the first three years, Tim Cook's Apple Inc. AAPL +1.93% Apple Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq $95.85 +1.82 +1.93% July 7, 2014 3:38 ...
Tim Cook reportedly seeking new blood for Apple's board of directorsApple Insider
Report: Tim Cook 'Actively' Looking to Add New Directors to Apple's BoardMashable
WSJ: Tim Cook's Image Of Apple Is Finally Taking ShapeAppAdvice
BGR -Cult of Mac -Business Insider
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Facebook users heavily influenced by friends' downloading behaviour - Telegraph.co.uk

July 7, 2014 - 2:01pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Facebook users heavily influenced by friends' downloading behaviour
Telegraph.co.uk
Facebook users are more influenced by the choices of their friends than best-seller lists when it comes to downloading apps, according to a new study. Researchers have developed a mathematical model to examine users are influenced in the choice of apps ...
Privacy watchdog EPIC says Facebook 'messed with people's minds,' files FTC ...VentureBeat
Facebook Mood Experiment Draws FTC ComplaintInformationWeek
Why Facebook Should Follow Ethical Standards -- LIke Everybody ElseHuffington Post
al.com -Washington Examiner
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Account-stealing bank machine skimmers are now virtually invisible - Engadget

July 7, 2014 - 1:42pm

Business Insider Australia

Account-stealing bank machine skimmers are now virtually invisible
Engadget
Bank machine skimmers, which swipe your account as you insert your card, have been getting increasingly harder to spot as the years go by; now, it looks like they're just about undetectable. Researchers at the European ATM Security Team have found ...
The tiny devices that steal credit card data are getting...The Verge
European group details use of mini-skimmers on compromised ATMsSC Magazine
The Latest Super-Thin ATM Skimmers Are Virtually UnspottableGizmodo
Business Insider Australia -Hindu Business Line
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Windows will be crucial to a PC market revival in 2015 - Computerworld

July 7, 2014 - 12:11pm

Windows will be crucial to a PC market revival in 2015
Computerworld
IDG News Service - Microsoft's Windows OS could play a crucial rule in returning worldwide PC shipments to modest growth next year after multiple years of decline, Gartner said on Monday. PC shipments could reach around 317 million in 2015, increasing ...

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Intel Signs Up Panasonic as Foundry Business Customer - Businessweek

July 7, 2014 - 11:27am

Reuters UK

Intel Signs Up Panasonic as Foundry Business Customer
Businessweek
Intel Corp. (INTC:US), trying to steal orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. and expand the use of its plants, said it signed up Panasonic Corp. as a customer in its biggest win so far for its chip-production effort. Panasonic's chip division will use ...
Intel to make audio/visual gear chips for Panasonic under contractReuters
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) – Intel Signs Up Panasonic as Foundry ...Jutia Group
Intel's Custom Foundry Will Manufacture Future Panasonic System-on-Chips ...MarketWatch
The Oregonian
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Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation - InformationWeek

July 7, 2014 - 11:24am

India Business Blog

Internet of Things Done Wrong Stifles Innovation
InformationWeek
Anticipate and embrace the changes the Internet of things will bring or it will do more harm than good. The concept of the Internet of things (IoT) dates back to the early '80s when the first appliance, a Coke machine at Carnegie Melon University, was ...
Why IoT needs a CRM platformTechTarget
How reliable is the Internet of Things infrastructure?Tech Page One
IoT Innovation Hub to rise in BangaloreEE Times India
Linux.com (blog) -eWeek -Network World
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Activision and Bungie Open the Destiny Universe with Beta Beginning July 17 - Wall Street Journal

July 7, 2014 - 11:06am

USA TODAY

Activision and Bungie Open the Destiny Universe with Beta Beginning July 17
Wall Street Journal
Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), and Bungie today confirmed the calendar for the highly anticipated Destiny Beta, which will include a diverse sampling of major activities featured in the full ...
'Destiny' beta kicks off next weekUSA TODAY
Destiny beta launches this month, premium editions outlinedJoystiq
Destiny beta dates anounced, Xbox One gets it lastGeek
Dual Pixels -International Business Times -Attack of the Fanboy
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Oculus Announces Developer-Focused Conference, Acquires Game Networking ... - GameSpot

July 7, 2014 - 10:57am

Develop

Oculus Announces Developer-Focused Conference, Acquires Game Networking ...
GameSpot
Virtual reality company's "Oculus Connect" to be held this September in Hollywood; firm pays unspecified sum for C++ game networking engine Raknet. eddienoteddy. by Eddie Makuch on July 7, 2014. Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1. Oculus VR, the ...
With Facebook's wallet, Oculus VR acquires game-networking engine RakNet ...VentureBeat
Oculus Connect developer conference announcedComputerandvideogames.com
Oculus VR now has its own developer eventGamasutra
FanSided -Joystiq -SlashGear
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