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HTC's handheld camera poses challenge to GoPro - BBC News

October 8, 2014 - 5:02pm

BBC News

HTC's handheld camera poses challenge to GoPro
BBC News
HTC has announced a waterproof, wide-angled digital camera, the RE, capable of taking still photographs and videos. The RE's cylindrical design includes a sensor that automatically turns the device on when it is picked up and only two button controls.
HTC Launches A Selfie Phone And Action CamForbes
HTC Desire Eye: Smartphone, software focused on selfies and collaborationZDNet
Hands On With the HTC Desire Eye Phone and Re CameraPC Magazine
VentureBeat -DailyTech -CNET
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ATMs target of malware but US cash machines not under siege, at least not yet ... - Tech Times

October 8, 2014 - 3:56pm

Tech Times

ATMs target of malware but US cash machines not under siege, at least not yet ...
Tech Times
Kaspersky and Interpol investigate malware that serves cash to cyber criminals. Randomized key generation keeps outsiders from enjoying the hacker's efforts. (Photo : Image courtesy of Kaspersky Lab). Cyber criminals are feeding malware into ATM ...

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Symantec exploring split into storage, security entities - TODAYonline

October 8, 2014 - 3:18pm

Symantec exploring split into storage, security entities
TODAYonline
NEW YORK – Security software company Symantec is in advanced talks to split up its business into two entities — one that sells security programmes and another that does data storage — said insiders, joining other technology firms that are trying to make ...

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Top 10 Windows 10 Technical Preview feedback requests after 1 week - Network World

October 8, 2014 - 3:16pm

Network World

Top 10 Windows 10 Technical Preview feedback requests after 1 week
Network World
A week after trying out Windows 10 Technical Preview, here are the top 10 most requested feedback issues. NetworkWorld | Oct 8, 2014 1:16 PM PT. Windows 10 · Microsoft. It's only been about a week, but Matt Goldstein used a script to analyze the most ...

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Google Camel Cam Gives 'Street View' Glimpse of UAE Desert - ABC News

October 8, 2014 - 3:07pm

ABC News

Google Camel Cam Gives 'Street View' Glimpse of UAE Desert
ABC News
This "street view" is a camel's eye view. Google strapped a camera to a camel's hump to roam the vast Liwa Desert in the United Arab Emirates. The tech giant posted a video of the footage online, giving fans a chance to see the rolling sand dunes up close ...
Google Straps A Street View Camera On A Camel's Hump To Capture Liwa DesertForbes
Google Street View Now Rides Camel-Back Into the Arabian DesertTIME
Google Maps uses camel for desert Street ViewNew York Daily News
Huffington Post -UPI.com -io9
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Carl Icahn says he's sending an 'interesting' letter to Apple on Thursday - CNET

October 8, 2014 - 2:55pm

Wall Street Journal

Carl Icahn says he's sending an 'interesting' letter to Apple on Thursday
CNET
The billionaire activist investor has a history with Apple, including getting CEO Tim Cook to take steps such as boosting the company's share repurchases. by Shara Tibken · @sharatibken; 9 October 2014, 6:41 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
Carl Icahn teases 'interesting' open letter to Apple CEO Tim CookApple Insider
Icahn tweets he will send open letter to AppleReuters
Carl Icahn signals he will send letter to Apple's Tim Cook tomorrowSan Francisco Business Times
Fortune -Wall Street Journal (blog) -ValueWalk
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Comcast Shareholders Greenlight Time Warner Merger - Tom's Hardware

October 8, 2014 - 2:54pm

Hollywood Reporter

Comcast Shareholders Greenlight Time Warner Merger
Tom's Hardware
On Wednesday, Comcast held a special shareholders meeting in Philadelphia to vote on the Time Warner cable merger. The company announced that more than 99 percent of those voting supported the merger. The proposal includes issuing 2.875 shares of ...
Comcast Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve the Stock Issuance for Merger ...Businessweek
Cardenas expresses doubts about Comcast/TWCRadio & Television Business Report
Time Warner adding 60 tech jobs in NKYCincinnati.com
Bloomberg View -Philadelphia Business Journal -Delhi Daily News
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IBM Debuts Watson-Powered Apps in the Cloud - Destination CRM

October 8, 2014 - 2:32pm

IBM Debuts Watson-Powered Apps in the Cloud
Destination CRM
At an unveiling event for IBM Watson at its New York City headquarters today, IBM introduced several Watson-powered applications developed by start-ups and Ecosystem Partners for the IBM Cloud. With solutions for the financial services, healthcare, ...

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Satya Nadella: 'Let's Face It, We Got Some Things Wrong In Windows 8' - Business Insider

October 8, 2014 - 2:05pm

Business Insider

Satya Nadella: 'Let's Face It, We Got Some Things Wrong In Windows 8'
Business Insider
Microsoft's current operating system, Windows 8, has been such a disaster that Microsoft has given up trying to spin it any other way. On Tuesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella admitted, "Let's face it, we got some things wrong in Windows 8." He was speaking ...

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High Hopes for OnePlus's Low-Price Phone - New York Times

October 8, 2014 - 2:01pm

New York Times

High Hopes for OnePlus's Low-Price Phone
New York Times
The One from OnePlus, a Chinese company, runs CyanogenMod, a version of Google's Android operating system that is flexible and easy to use. Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story.
OnePlus One Review: Still worth a pre-order? (Video)AndroidGuys
CyanogenMod 11S XNPH38R OTA Seeding for OnePlus One with Slew of Fixes ...Yahoo News UK

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Windows 10 will "run on everything", says CEO Satya Nadella - TechSpot

October 8, 2014 - 1:56pm

Windows 10 will "run on everything", says CEO Satya Nadella
TechSpot
For Microsoft, Windows 10 is a very important step in realizing their next-generation vision for their operating systems. We've already heard how the Windows 10 core will be one and the same across Windows Phone, Windows RT and x86-based Windows (all ...

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Thync gets $13 million to send electric currents to your brain - SFGate (blog)

October 8, 2014 - 1:48pm

SFGate (blog)

Thync gets $13 million to send electric currents to your brain
SFGate (blog)
Thync, a Los Gatos startup, is working on a wearable that's a little different from most: it would send fine electric currents through the brain to alter users' state of mind. For now, the company isn't revealing many details about the device, which won't be ...

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Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates Don't Talk Anymore, Report Says - Mashable

October 8, 2014 - 1:44pm

Business Insider

Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates Don't Talk Anymore, Report Says
Mashable
Steve-ballmer-and-bill-gates In 2012, then-CEO Steve Ballmer (L) appeared with Bill Gates at a Microsoft shareholder meeting. Image: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press. Todd-wasserman-headshot-sml. By Todd Wasserman 2014-10-08 18:39:32 UTC.
Bill Gates: Microsoft is developing a killer meeting-room appPCWorld
Here's how Satya Nadella got the Microsoft CEO jobQuartz
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: We Need To Win The Battle For Human AttentionInternational Business Times
Businessinsider India
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Report: iPad, iPhone still rocks with teens – iWatch, not so much - TabTimes

October 8, 2014 - 1:38pm

TabTimes

Report: iPad, iPhone still rocks with teens – iWatch, not so much
TabTimes
Apple products are still a favorite among tomorrow's workforce, U.S. teenagers, according to a new survey, but the jury on smartwatches is still very much out. Despite increased competition, the iPhone and iPad still rank high among American teens, according ...

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Comcast Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve the Stock Issuance for Merger ... - Businessweek

October 8, 2014 - 1:26pm

Philly.com

Comcast Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve the Stock Issuance for Merger ...
Businessweek
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2014-- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today that, at its special meeting of shareholders held at The Kimmel Center for The Performing Arts in Philadelphia this morning, more than ...
Pulling the Plug on Comcast's MergerBloomberg View
Comcast shareholders approve Time Warner mergerThe Hill
Comcast shareholders OK merger with Time Warner CablePhiladelphia Business Journal
CED -The Intelligencer -Investor's Business Daily
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Report: Facebook Prepping App for Anonymous Social Networking - PC Magazine

October 8, 2014 - 1:10pm

Report: Facebook Prepping App for Anonymous Social Networking
PC Magazine
Facebook will reportedly release an app that will let people use the social network anonymously. 0shares. Facebook logo · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. Facebook recently apologized for the "hardship" it subjected the LGBT community to with its "real ...

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Khosla invests $13M in wearable device that energizes, relaxes user - mobihealthnews

October 8, 2014 - 1:01pm

mobihealthnews

Khosla invests $13M in wearable device that energizes, relaxes user
mobihealthnews
Los Gatos, California-based Thync, which has developed a wearable device that aims to help people feel energetic, calm, or focused, raised $13 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures. “The Thync team is working hard on introducing neuroscience to 21st ...
Thync gets $13 million to send electric currents to your brainSFGate (blog)
Thync to Launch First Mood-Altering Wearable With $13M Led by KhoslaWall Street Journal (blog)
This Startup Raised $13 Million To Create A Gadget That Simulates The Effects ...Businessinsider India
DigitalJournal.com
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Simpler back-end integration on mobile apps aim as IBM and Xamarin collaborate - PCWorld

October 8, 2014 - 12:40pm

Simpler back-end integration on mobile apps aim as IBM and Xamarin collaborate
PCWorld
IBM has teamed with Xamarin in an effort to make it easier for C# developers to integrate back-end systems like databases with mobile apps. The growing popularity of smartphones has put pressure on IT departments to make enterprise systems available on ...
Xamarin Expands the Mobile Developer EcosystemVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Can Apple's iPad Event Shake Off the Tablet Doldrums? - Businessweek

October 8, 2014 - 12:04pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Can Apple's iPad Event Shake Off the Tablet Doldrums?
Businessweek
Apple has sent out invitations for a media event on October 16, where it is expected to introduce new versions of the iPad. “It's been way too long,” the invitation says. The big event of each fall for Apple is the release of the new iPhones, which account for just ...
Apple likely to unveil new iPad on Oct. 16USA TODAY
Apple invites media for October 16 event: New iPads, Yosemite, Apple Pay on ...ZDNet
Alleged iPad Air 2 images leak onlineCNET
NBCNews.com -PC Magazine -Apple Insider
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Facebook Employee Tweets Response to Rumors of Secret-Style App - NBCNews.com

October 8, 2014 - 11:29am

Facebook Employee Tweets Response to Rumors of Secret-Style App
NBCNews.com
Facebook's Josh Miller wants everybody to know he is not making a clone of Whisper or Secret, apps that have become popular recently with teens and Silicon Valley gossipers by letting people share messages anonymously. Miller was named by the New ...

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