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Decoding the Apple-Samsung patent dispute - CTV News

May 3, 2014 - 7:08pm

CTV News

Decoding the Apple-Samsung patent dispute
CTV News
LOS ANGELES -- Many of today's smartphones share similar features, from responsive touchscreens that let users unlock the phone with a flick of a finger, to pop-up animations that offer a shortcut to dialing a number or storing it in a digital address book.

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Report: Microsoft negotiating with Showtime for Halo series - Joystiq

May 3, 2014 - 5:42pm

Daniel Rubino

Report: Microsoft negotiating with Showtime for Halo series
Joystiq
Microsoft is "deep in negotiations" to bring its live-action, Steven Spielberg-produced Halo series to Showtime, according to Variety. The report states that Microsoft and Showtime are "close to a deal" with showrunners on an agreement that is said to involve ...
Halo television series might have found a co-op partner in ShowtimeDaniel Rubino
Xbox Originals coming this JuneXBLA Fans
Halo 5 E3 2014 Expectations Are Huge, Release Date PossibleThe Fuse Joplin
Game Revolution -Hollywood Reporter -Variety
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When Hitting 'Find My iPhone' Takes You to a Thief's Doorstep - NDTV

May 3, 2014 - 2:37pm

NDTV

When Hitting 'Find My iPhone' Takes You to a Thief's Doorstep
NDTV
West Covina, California: After a boozy Saturday night, Sarah Maguire awoke the next morning to find that her iPhone was gone. Her roommate's phone was gone, too. Were they at the bar, she wondered, or in the cab? Using the Find My iPhone app on her ...

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GM's Newest Recall Covers 52000 SUVS Over Software Flaw - Bloomberg

May 3, 2014 - 12:04pm

Livemint

GM's Newest Recall Covers 52000 SUVS Over Software Flaw
Bloomberg
General Motors Co. (GM) is recalling 51,640 sport-utility vehicles to fix software that may not register correct fuel levels, the latest in a series of safety actions this year involving about 7 million vehicles. A flawed engine-control module in some 2014 Buick ...
General Motors recalls 51640 SUVsWDIV Detroit
GM recalling 51640 SUVs for defective fuel gaugesWashington Post
GM recalls 51000-plus SUVs with faulty fuel guagesMLive.com

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BMW's all-electric i3 ready to roll in the US - Engadget

May 3, 2014 - 8:15am

Torque News

BMW's all-electric i3 ready to roll in the US
Engadget
At long last, BMW's eco-friendly i-series cars are reaching US buyers. The automaker has delivered its first all-electric i3 models to a handful of Americans that include both loyal ActiveE driver Charles Rabie as well as Ashlan Gorse Cousteau, the wife of ...
First 2014 BMW i3 Electric Car Delivered To Buyer, In BostonGreen Car Reports
First BMW i3 delivered in United StatesTechnologyTell
BMW brings i3 electric vehicle stateside with Massachusetts launchBetaBoston
WantChinaTimes -Torque News -Autoblog (blog)
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Foursquare Splits Into 2 Apps, Targets Yelp - InformationWeek

May 3, 2014 - 8:12am

Christian Science Monitor

Foursquare Splits Into 2 Apps, Targets Yelp
InformationWeek
Foursquare will transfer its check-in features to a new app called Swarm and take on location-based reviews. Here's what you need to know. 10 Famous Facebook Flops. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Checking into locations just isn't as popular ...
Foursquare splits the two: New social sharing app Swarm to join legacy locationInferse
Foursquare splits in two, creating new app, SwarmChristian Science Monitor
How Foursquare is explaining its split into two appsPRWeek
Search Engine Watch -Wired
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Apple to release redesigned OS X next month: Report - Deccan Chronicle

May 3, 2014 - 3:54am

Wall Street Pit

Apple to release redesigned OS X next month: Report
Deccan Chronicle
Earth Day 1970 achieved a rare political alignment, enlisting support from Republicans and Democrats, rich and poor, city slickers and farmers, tycoons and labor leaders. The first Earth Day led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection ...
Mark down the iWatch and new Apple TV as WWDC 2014 no-showsTechRadar UK
10 Things to Expect from Apple's 2014 WWDCeWeek
Report: OS X 10.10 to adopt iOS features and designSoftonic EN
AppAdvice -Telegraph.co.uk
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Snapchat mania: Teens go nuts after update brings text chat, video calling - Firstpost

May 3, 2014 - 2:31am

Firstpost

Snapchat mania: Teens go nuts after update brings text chat, video calling
Firstpost
Snapchat delivered a new update this week to its Android and iOS app, and as we said at the time of the announcement, this is going to be huge. We just didn't know how huge. In the US, students caused a near breakdown in everyday classroom life, when ...
Snapchat's Update is the Most Distracting Thing in Classrooms EverSlate Magazine (blog)

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Two studios making this year's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Activision ... - GameSpot

May 3, 2014 - 1:43am

Two studios making this year's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Activision ...
GameSpot
Activision says three-year dev cycle has allowed for a more visually impressive game; Sledgehammer is making Xbox One/PS4/PC versions, while another studio will develop Xbox 360 and PS3 versions. eddienoteddy ...

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Inside Google's Project Tango Smartphone - Design News

May 2, 2014 - 10:41pm

Inside Google's Project Tango Smartphone
Design News
It's 2014, and the future is now. Google's engineers have been hard at work bringing the virtual to reality with projects like Google Glass and their newest 3D mapping technology, Project Tango. The team at iFixit got its hot little hands on one of the Tango's ...

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Inside Google's Project Tango Smartphone - Design News

May 2, 2014 - 10:41pm

The Droid Guy

Inside Google's Project Tango Smartphone
Design News
It's 2014, and the future is now. Google's engineers have been hard at work bringing the virtual to reality with projects like Google Glass and their newest 3D mapping technology, Project Tango. The team at iFixit got its hot little hands on one of the Tango's ...
Living with Google Glass: Getting startedFox News
Google Glass 'worth only a fraction of asking price'Digital Spy

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Microsoft wants you to help improve Kinect 2.0's voice recognition - Engadget

May 2, 2014 - 8:59pm

Tech Times

Microsoft wants you to help improve Kinect 2.0's voice recognition
Engadget
Using the Xbox One's Kinect for voice commands is still pretty hit-or-miss for many, and Microsoft knows it. With the console's next update, Redmond is adding an option for speech data collection as a way to crowdsource the sensor's improvement. Writing on ...
Xbox One May Update is being sent out to Preview Program membersGaming Target
Xbox One getting new audio controls and voice recognition featuresAttack of the Fanboy
Xbox One's controversial parity policy criticized by Stealth Inc. developerGameSpot
International Business Times -GamingBolt -Xbox World Australia
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Comparing IE to Firefox, Chrome - KVUE

May 2, 2014 - 7:53pm

KVUE

Comparing IE to Firefox, Chrome
KVUE
LOS ANGELES — This week the government and many corporate interests urged people to stop using the Internet Explorer browser after Microsoft found a security flaw that could open your Windows computer to hackers. Microsoft finally fixed the issue ...
The New Firefox Is Fantastic. So Is Every Other Web Browser.New York Times (blog)
Firefox 29 Released, IE's New Vulnerability, and More NewsNotebook Review
What Microsoft Can Learn from Mozilla's Firefox 29 UpdateCIO (blog)

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Stanford turns to Twitter to track earthquakes - Engadget

May 2, 2014 - 7:12pm

Stanford turns to Twitter to track earthquakes
Engadget
It's easy to tell when an earthquake hits an area full of Twitter users -- there's frequently a rush of panicked tweets within seconds of the ground shaking. If Twitter and Stanford University have their way, though, those posts could be useful for more than just ...
Can Studying Tweets Lead to Faster Earthquake Recovery?Mashable

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Federal jury says Samsung infringed on at least one Apple patent - USA TODAY

May 2, 2014 - 7:10pm

CTV News

Federal jury says Samsung infringed on at least one Apple patent
USA TODAY
A federal jury late Friday ruled Samsung Electronics infringed on at least one of the patents Apple claimed in its landmark patent lawsuit. The jury, made up of four women and four men, began deliberating Tuesday after a month of testimony in the case.
Jury Reaches Verdict in Apple-Samsung Patent CaseWall Street Journal
Jury finds Samsung guilty of infringing Apple patentsApple Insider
Jury reaches verdict in Apple-Samsung patents trialReuters
Washington Post -Dallas Morning News
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Report: EA, Comcast close to signing streaming game deal - GameSpot

May 2, 2014 - 5:30pm

GameSpot

Report: EA, Comcast close to signing streaming game deal
GameSpot
Game publisher and media company said to be finalizing agreement that will bring titles like FIFA and Madden to X1 TV operating system. eddienoteddy. by Eddie Makuch on May 2, 2014. 5 Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1. Are games coming to Comcast's ...
Comcast may stream games from Electronic Arts to its set-top boxesVentureBeat
Report: Comcast, EA teaming up for game streaming to cable subscribersGamasutra
Reuters: Comcast, EA working on a deal for Madden, FIFA and PvZ on cable boxesEngadget
Reuters -Re/code -NASDAQ
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Apple Acquires Tiny LED Display Maker LuxVue Technology - Bloomberg

May 2, 2014 - 5:26pm

AppAdvice

Apple Acquires Tiny LED Display Maker LuxVue Technology
Bloomberg
Apple Inc. purchased LuxVue Technology Corp., a startup that specializes in power-efficient displays that could be used in small consumer devices lacking space for bulky screens or batteries. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time and ...
Apple continues stealthy buying streak with micro LED startup LuxVueCNET
Apple Acquires LuxVue, Which Makes Next-Gen LED DisplaysWall Street Journal
Apple buys LuxVue for its low-power, micro-LED display techVentureBeat
The Mac Observer -Silicon Valley Business Journal -ValueWalk
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Microsoft Claims There Is A Market For Consoles in China - GamingBolt

May 2, 2014 - 5:15pm

GamingBolt

Microsoft Claims There Is A Market For Consoles in China
GamingBolt
However, Microsoft's Phil Spencer, who heads their Xbox department, has released a statement just today (not necessarily in response to McGee), that seems to suggest a much more positive outlook for console sales in the country. “In Shanghai today talking ...

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Watch out, Yahoo! EFF looses BADGER on sites that ignore Do Not Track - Register

May 2, 2014 - 5:07pm

Watch out, Yahoo! EFF looses BADGER on sites that ignore Do Not Track
Register
In the wake of Yahoo!'s decision to stop honoring browsers' Do Not Track signals, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has released a new blacklisting tool that will automatically block tracking cookies from sites that refuse to support DNT. Dubbed Privacy ...
Browser Plugin 'Privacy Badger' Badgers Online TrackersTom's Guide
EFF's new Privacy Badger browser add-on closes the prying eyes of online ...PCWorld (blog)

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Facebook Woos Mobile Developers, but Is It Too Late? - Re/code

May 2, 2014 - 3:50pm

NPR

Facebook Woos Mobile Developers, but Is It Too Late?
Re/code
Not so long ago, the key to building a successful app business required piggybacking on an existing big network like Facebook. But relying on Facebook for your paycheck also meant being subject to the whims of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Facebook Puts People Before ProfitsGuardian Liberty Voice
Facebook to let users limit personal info shared with third-party appsSC Magazine
New Anonymous Facebook Login Hides Info, But Not From FacebookNPR (blog)
Umbel (blog) -NASDAQ -ETF Daily News (blog)
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