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AT&T-DirecTV Merger Rumor: Satellite Customers Vow To Flee If Companies ... - International Business Times

May 1, 2014 - 1:34pm

AT&T-DirecTV Merger Rumor: Satellite Customers Vow To Flee If Companies ...
International Business Times
The AT&T logo is seen at their store in Times Square in New York. Reuters. In another sign of snowballing consolidation in the pay-TV industry, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is said to be mulling an acquisition of DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV) -- but some loyal customers of ...

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LeBron James Is Now An App - SLAM Online

May 1, 2014 - 11:58am

NDTV

LeBron James Is Now An App
SLAM Online
Want a little more LeBron James in your life? Or how about a lot more LeBron James in your life. Samsung Galaxy owners, fear not: the LeBron app has arrived. It offers: videos of Bron's workouts, photos of him styling, new songs that he's into, information ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. iPhone 5S – Future vs. Current FlagshipLoad The Game

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'Doom' Creator John Carmack Accused of Stealing IP For Oculus Rift - NBCNews.com

May 1, 2014 - 11:21am

Good Gear Guide

'Doom' Creator John Carmack Accused of Stealing IP For Oculus Rift
NBCNews.com
The biggest business deal in virtual reality could be facing a war over intellectual property. Facebook announced in March its purchase of virtual-reality headset maker Oculus VR for $2 billion. Now, another company is claiming an Oculus employee allegedly ...
Oculus, Facebook Face Challenge to Rights Over 'Rift'Wall Street Journal
Shu Yoshida compares Project Morpheus to the PS OnePlay.tm
A new way to see: Why Oculus Rift and Google Glass are on a collision courseVentureBeat

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Amazon smartphone? New image says maybe so - CNET

May 1, 2014 - 11:16am

Shiny Shiny

Amazon smartphone? New image says maybe so
CNET
Reportedly created by Amazon designers and snagged by Boy Genius Report, the new image shows a traditional-looking smartphone. But there may be more to it than meets the eye. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; May 1, 2014 8:30 AM PDT. comments. 0.
Amazon rumored phone looks like a cheap iPhone knockoffMobile Burn
Amazon's smartphone revealed — looks like every other phoneVentureBeat
Will Amazon's Smartphone Look A Lot Like Apple's iPhone?AppAdvice
TechCrunch -Engadget -The Verge
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Foursquare is launching a new stand-alone app, Swarm - The Verge

May 1, 2014 - 10:51am

Foursquare is launching a new stand-alone app, Swarm
The Verge
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley has spent the last year trying to convince the world that Foursquare isn't what it used to be. The company emerged back in 2009 with a novel app that let people “check in” to a location. That vision, and the local information ...

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Microsoft Surface tablet is still losing money, figures show - The Guardian

May 1, 2014 - 10:46am

The Guardian

Microsoft Surface tablet is still losing money, figures show
The Guardian
Almost two years after its launch, Microsoft's Surface PC-tablet hybrid shows no signs of being a hit. New figures released by the company to the Securities and Exchange Commission show that in the three months to the end of March 2014, revenues from ...
Microsoft losing millions on SurfaceTechEye

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Cisco retires WebEx Social, partners with Jive instead - PCWorld

May 1, 2014 - 9:48am

Cisco retires WebEx Social, partners with Jive instead
PCWorld
Cisco has put out to pasture its WebEx Social enterprise social networking (ESN) suite, opting instead to partner with Jive Software. Cisco and Jive are marketing a bundle that includes Cisco's WebEx Meetings and Jabber for online meetings, Web ...

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Windows IE security flaws get patches, but users need to make long-term fix - Channel News Asia

May 1, 2014 - 9:40am

Channel News Asia

Windows IE security flaws get patches, but users need to make long-term fix
Channel News Asia
Patches have rolled out for Windows users who were recently warned of a security risk when using IE browsers. But like a plaster, a patch can do the job of fixing up an exposed area only until the person adopts a long term remedy. PHOTOS. Microsoft web ...
Update to the 8.1 UpdatePCWorld (blog)
Windows XP stays strong despite end of supportCNET
Windows 8.1 gets natural language search via Bing updateDigital Spy
Times of India -Softonic EN
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Microsoft Issues Workarounds for New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit - BizTech Magazine

May 1, 2014 - 9:38am

Microsoft Issues Workarounds for New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit
BizTech Magazine
Advisory highlights ways to circumvent the newly discovered vulnerability while Microsoft works on fixing the bug. ...Click for More · Converged Infrastructure and the Cloud. An established CI can provide the basis for an organization's eventual leap to the ...

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A Short History of BASIC, as Told in Animated GIFs - TIME

May 1, 2014 - 9:25am

IEEE Spectrum

A Short History of BASIC, as Told in Animated GIFs
TIME
On Tuesday, we published my piece celebrating the 50th anniversary of BASIC, the programming language — created by John Kemeny and Tom Kurtz at Dartmouth College — that played an enormous role in creating the whole concept of personal ...
50 years of BASIC: Why the language was importantITProPortal
The Golden Age of BasicIEEE Spectrum
Remembering BASIC on its 50th birthdayEngadget
Register -TechRadar UK
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Ford to Name Mark Fields to Succeed Alan Mulally as CEO - NBCNews.com

May 1, 2014 - 7:15am

Economic Times

Ford to Name Mark Fields to Succeed Alan Mulally as CEO
NBCNews.com
Ford Motor will name Mark Fields as CEO, succeeding Alan Mulally, sources told CNBC on Thursday. Ford has scheduled a 9 a.m. EDT news conference at its Dearborn, Mich., headquarters to make the formal announcement. Fields, 53, has been Ford's chief ...
Ford CEO announcement soonUSA TODAY
Ford sets news conference for 9am ET, CEO to be confirmed - CNBCReuters
Ford names Mark Fields CEO, succeeding Alan MulallyCNBC.com
Detroit Free Press -MarketWatch -The Detroit News
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Want to remain incognito at that conference? There's an app for that - ZDNet

May 1, 2014 - 7:03am

ZDNet

Want to remain incognito at that conference? There's an app for that
ZDNet
Plenty of energy has been expended talking up mobile and "check-in" applications from Facebook, Foursquare, and others that help people connect more easily with their social or cyber networks of partners, customers, and prospects when they happen to ...
Foursquare Debuts Swarm App to Find Your FriendsLAPTOP Magazine (blog)

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T-Mobile Posts Big Gain in Subscribers - Wall Street Journal

May 1, 2014 - 6:56am

CNBC.com

T-Mobile Posts Big Gain in Subscribers
Wall Street Journal
T-Mobile US Inc. said it added 1.3 million wireless contract subscribers, its best-ever quarterly net gain, continuing its rapid growth in customers as it tries to take on its larger rivals. The company, however, swung to a quarterly loss as its higher costs--from ...
T-Mobile Adds More Customers Than AT&T, Verizon CombinedBloomberg
The players behind the scenes are Deutsche Telekom and Softbank; T-Mobile ...DailyTech
T-Mobile swings to loss on cost of exploding customer growthCNET
Reuters -PhoneDog
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Snapchat takes on WhatsApp with instant messaging service - Telegraph.co.uk

May 1, 2014 - 6:02am

Telegraph.co.uk

Snapchat takes on WhatsApp with instant messaging service
Telegraph.co.uk
Snapchat has announced that it is 'putting the chat into Snapchat' with a new instant messaging service to rival WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. Users will soon be able to swipe right on a friend's name in their Snapchat inbox to start an instant text ...
Snapchat Adds Video Chat and IM in Latest Update; Keeps Ephemeral Side by ...Android Headlines - Android News
Snapchat now does video chat and IM, with self-destruct still includedEngadget
Snapchat update adds instant messenger, video callsDigital Spy
The Independent -Business Insider -Gizmodo
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AT&T in talks with DirecTV about a possible acquisition: WSJ - Reuters

May 1, 2014 - 4:15am

Daniel Rubino

AT&T in talks with DirecTV about a possible acquisition: WSJ
Reuters
(Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N) has approached DirecTV (DTV.O) about a possible acquisition of the satellite TV company, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation. A deal would likely be worth at least $40 billion, DirecTV's current ...
Report: AT&T approached DirecTV for acquisition dealUSA TODAY
AT&T Approached DirecTV About Possible Acquisition, WSJ SaysBusinessweek
AT&T interested in acquiring satellite broadcaster DirecTVLos Angeles Times
Opptrends
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Sony returns to the A Mount for the A77 Mark II - TechRadar UK

May 1, 2014 - 4:06am

PetaPixel

Sony returns to the A Mount for the A77 Mark II
TechRadar UK
Sony has announced a successor to its A77 A-mount interchangeable lens camera, which features a translucent mirror design. The follow-up to the original A77 features a new sensor, which is a 24.3 million pixel Exmor CMOS device, which has the same ...
Sony Electronics Introduces the Speedy New a77 II Interchangeable Lens ...MarketWatch
Sony A77 II reaffirms Translucent Mirror commitment with record-breaking ...imaging resource
Sony targets Alpha 77 II at serious enthusiastsAmateur Photographer
TechnoBuffalo -Gizmodo India -ePHOTOzine (press release)
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Sprint unveils HD voice for cell phones - CNNMoney

May 1, 2014 - 4:05am

Sprint unveils HD voice for cell phones
CNNMoney
For all the amazing things smartphones can do, they're still not great at actual phone calls. Sprint's hoping to change that. The wireless carrier is rolling out new "HD Voice" technology to improve the quality of grainy cell-phone calls. It's already available in a ...

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PS4 to add Sky Go and Now TV support this year - Computerandvideogames.com

May 1, 2014 - 3:13am

Times of India

PS4 to add Sky Go and Now TV support this year
Computerandvideogames.com
Sky and Sony Computer Entertainment UK have partnered to introduce PS4 support for Now TV and Sky Go. Now TV will be available on Sony's console from this summer, while Sky Go will launch on PS4 later this year. PS4 Screenshot · Zoom. PlayStation ...
Sky Go and Now TV announced for PlayStationTechRadar UK
Sky Go and Now TV heading to PlayStation 4, PS3 owners to get Sky GoRecombu
BSkyB - British Sky Broadcasting Group plc: Sky Go and NOW TV to join ...The Wall Street Transcript
Gamepur -PlayStation Universe -Videogamer.com
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Motorola to launch phone “priced for all” on May 13 - Times of India

May 1, 2014 - 1:20am

Times of India

Motorola to launch phone “priced for all” on May 13
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Motorola has announced that it will soon launch a smartphone "Made to last. Priced for all." According to the press invites sent out by the company, the device will be launched on May 13 in London. This announcement has sparked rumours that ...
Motorola's next smartphone to be unveiled on May 13IBNLive
Motorola reveals May 13 launch for 'made to last, priced for all' phoneNDTV
Motorola's new smartphone to unveil on May 13Business Today
Mashable -CNET -The Escapist
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Updated MacBook Air triggers price slashing to $799 on 2013 models - CNET

April 30, 2014 - 11:57pm

Updated MacBook Air triggers price slashing to $799 on 2013 models
CNET
The new entry point for the MacBook Air is $899 -- from Apple at least. Retailers like Best Buy are selling the prior model for $799. by Brooke Crothers · @mbrookec; April 30, 2014 9:44 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.

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