Google Technology News
Updated: 44 min 57 sec ago
National Geographic Sharing Its Maps With Google Maps
The amazing paper maps created by National Geographic over the years will be included with Google Maps under a new public data program. Google Maps is now gaining some spectacular map imagery from the National Geographic Society, which is ...
Google lets users create own Street ViewBBC News
DIY Street View Is Now AvailableUbergizmo
Make your own Google Street View scene, giant camera not requiredEngadget
Motorward -Malaysia Sun
all 10 news articles »
Apple includes US in annual '12 Days of Gifts' app
As it has done for a few years now, Apple on Monday released its annual holiday season giveaway app in the iOS App Store, but this year U.S. customers are being included in the promotion as well. 12 Days. Apple's 12 Days of Gifts app has become ...
Apple's '12 Days of Gifts' App Offers New Freebies Every DayMashable
Apple Brings “12 Days Of Gifts” App To US Customers For The First TimeCult of Mac
Apple's 12 Days of Christmas app is ready to downloadPocket-lint.com
AsiaOne -Product Reviews -PCR-online.biz
all 19 news articles »
Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting – researcher
Boston: Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit, which was dominated by the Syrian crisis, according to research by computer security firm FireEye Inc. The hackers infiltrated ...
and more »Google News
Zuckerberg to talk about Facebook's artificial intelligence plans
Your Facebook news feed could be in for some serious nerdification. The company has launching a research lab for artificial intelligence, and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is talking about the project at a conference today. He and Michael Shroepfer, ...
Facebook Moves Forward With Big Plans for Artificial IntelligenceMashable
Facebook joins NYU in artificial intelligence lab (Update)Phys.Org
Facebook hires NYU professor to head new artificial intelligence labTechRadar UK
Wired -TechCrunch -New Yorker (blog)
all 23 news articles »
Tech giants call for spying reforms
Sydney Morning Herald
Washington: Eight of the largest American technology companies have called on US President Barack Obama and Congress to impose strict new curbs on surveillance that, if enacted, would dramatically reshape intelligence operations that US officials have ...
and more »
Wake Up to Pandora's New iOS Alarm Clock Feature
Music lovers can already drift off to sleep to the sweet sounds of their favorite Pandora radio stations. So why not wake up to them, as well? Pandora today unveiled its new Alarm Clock feature, which stirs the user just in time to catch the bus to work. "We think ...
Pandora hoping to push back iTunes Radio with alarm clock featureLos Angeles Times
Wake up to your favorite music with Pandora's new alarm clockCNET
Pandora For iOS Updated With Alarm Clock and iOS 7 Visual RedesignIntoMobile
The Verge -Fast Company -MediaPost Communications
all 37 news articles »
Ten Million More Android Users' Text Messages Will Soon Be Encrypted By Default
In May of 2010, the security researcher known as Moxie Marlinspike launched TextSecure, a free smartphone app that offered open-source end-to-end encryption for text messages. Now that anti-surveillance software is about to add about ten million users, ...
CyanogenMod begins release of WhisperPush in 10.2 nightlies, provides ...androidandme.com
CyanogenMod to encrypt text messages by default with latest updateEngadget
CyanogenMod's WhisperPush Secure Messaging Hitting 10.2 Nightlies Today ...Android Police
Muktware -Android Headlines - Android News -Liliputing
all 8 news articles »
The Droid Guy
Qualcomm Technologies Introduces Snapdragon 410 Chipset with Integrated ...
Wall Street Journal
SAN DIEGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has introduced the Qualcomm(R) Snapdragon(TM) 410 chipset with integrated 4G LTE ...
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 410 brings 64-bit, LTE to emerging marketsCNET
Qualcomm plans smartphone chips with 64-bit technologyReuters
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 to bring LTE and 64-bit support to emerging marketsEngadget
The Droid Guy -Telecompaper (subscription)
all 11 news articles »
Search Engine Roundtable
Is Facebook's latest News Feed algorithm really intended to save us from ...
News that Facebook is altering its News Feed algorithm to put more “high quality content” in front of users has publishers fretting for good reason. News Feed changes are often complicated, rarely transparent and always nerve-racking considering the impact ...
CHART: The Most Mindblowing Statistic About Upworthy, The Viral Site That's ...Business Insider
Facebook Wants to Be a Newspaper. Facebook Users Have Their Own Ideas.AllThingsD
all 12 news articles »Google News
Snapchat lawyers seek to silence Reggie Brown
In the suit against Snapchat, lawyers fear an oversharing Brown will expose unflattering secrets about the company. Jennifer Van Grove. by Jennifer Van Grove. December 9, 2013 12:12 PM PST. Follow @jbruin. (Credit: Snapchat). Snapchat's legal team is ...
Snapchat, US messaging service startup, files for restraining orderReuters
Snapchat Files For A Restraining Order, Accuses Ousted Founder Of Leaking ...TechCrunch
Snapchat Creators Really Wish Their Ousted Cofounder Would Disappear After ...TIME
Chicago Tribune -Adweek
all 16 news articles »
Apple's iPhone 5C strategy is working just as it was supposed to
It's always a tricky proposition trying to figure out why Apple does anything, but it's fair to say that when they introduced the candy-colored iPhone 5C earlier this fall, the goal was to expand its market beyond the typical high-end iPhone buyer. If some recent ...
and more »
Halo Begins its Assault on the Xbox One This Month
Xbox One players looking for a twin-stick shooter as well as a Halo game can grab Halo: Spartan Assault for their new consoles starting on December 24. The title is currently available for both Windows 8 and Windows Phone devices.
and more »
Proximity tech takes off via Apple's iBeacon and Qualcomm's Gimbal
Computerworld - Qualcomm Monday announced the availability of a far-reaching proximity technology similar to what's already been deployed by Apple and other retailers to reach out to customers at store locations. Chip-maker Qualcomm said it's offering ...
Qualcomm jumps into micro-location game with AppleU-T San Diego
Qualcomm releases proximity beacons that track Android and iOS shoppersEngadget
500 Million Reasons the iBeacon Will Change the Way You ShopDailyFinance
all 42 news articles »Google News
New York Times
Hour of Code campaign urges students to learn to code (podcast)
The Hour of Code campaign, launched by Code.org and supported by President Obama, is aiming to get 5 million students in 33,000 classrooms worldwide to learn at least one hour of computer science this week. Larry Magid. by Larry Magid. December 9 ...
Apple offering free computer coding classes as part of initiativeLos Angeles Times
Apple Stores offering free 'Hour of Code' development classes this WednesdayApple Insider
Trenton students learn key to success is knowing the codeThe Trentonian
ITworld.com -SiliconBeat -Digital Trends
all 76 news articles »
Cellphone firms regularly give data to law enforcement
WASHINGTON — The nation's largest wireless companies regularly give state and local law enforcement authorities thousands of records of cellphone calls and customer locations gleaned from cellphone towers, part of a dramatic expansion of domestic ...
Carriers got 1M gov't, police requests for ...CNET
Agencies collected data on Americans' cellphone use in thousands of 'tower ...Washington Post
Here's how many data requests the US gov't made for customer cell data last ...ZDNet
New York Times -Economic Times -GigaOM
all 27 news articles »
Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One set for Dec 24 release
The Xbox One version of top-down shooter Halo: Spartan Assault will release digitally on Xbox One on December 24th for $14.99 USD, Microsoft has confirmed. The Xbox 360 version of the game will follow in January 2014, it said.
Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox One on December 24th for $15Engadget
Halo: Spartan Assault to launch on Xbox One at ChristmasPlay.tm
Halo: Spartan Assault launches on Xbox One December 24t...WinSource
Connected Digital World -Action Trip -Eurogamer.net
all 32 news articles »
Amazon Kindles Get 20 Percent One-Day Discount
If you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there's still a chance to save on several Amazon Kindle devices. The online retail giant on Monday launched a new promotion, cutting 20 percent off the 16GB Wi-Fi Kindle Fire HDX for one day only. That brings ...
Amazon Green Monday Deals include Chromebooks, Kindle Fire and moreThe Slanted
[Deal Alert] Get The Kindle Fire HDX 7 20% Off For One Day Only Via Today's ...Android Police
Deal: Amazon slashes prices on Kindle Fire HD and HDX models by 20%The Droid Guy
TechCrunch -MarketWatch -Fast Company
all 75 news articles »Google News
New Google+ Ads Won't Run on Google+
Google is using its Google+ social network to create ads but not run them, the company announced on Monday. The "+Post" ads will run on Google Display Network, which includes 2 million sites. The ads look just like Google Plus posts but appear outside ...
Google Starts Testing Paid +Post Ads For Google+ Content With Launch ...TechCrunch
Google+ Extends Reach Across the Web With New Social AdsAdAge.com
Stock Update: Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) – Google Makes Its Own Social ...Jutia Group
WebProNews -AllThingsD -The Next Web
all 10 news articles »Google News
Tom Clancy's The Division Snowdrop Next-Gen Engine Trailer Showcase and ...
Tom Clancys The Division Logo Small Ubisoft has released new Tom Clancy's The Division screens and trailer. Setting a new bar in video game realism and open-world rendering, the latest assets showcase the next-gen Snowdrop engine which was ...
and more »
How Apple's Lightning-Plug Guru Reinvented Square's Card Reader
The new Square Reader is 45 percent thinner than the previous version--a slimming that took careful consideration of the device's components. Photo: Josh Valcarcel/WIRED. << Previous. |. Next >>. View all. The effort was led by Square's VP of Hardware, ...
Thinner card reader could help Square not 'fail' its usersCNET
Square redesigns Reader, making it thinner and more efficientGigaOM
Square Reveals A Thinner Credit Card Reader With Higher Accuracy And More ...TechCrunch
TIME -Engadget -AllThingsD
all 9 news articles »