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Japan's old flip-phones soldier on while smartphones shrink - Reuters

February 16, 2015 - 3:37am

Reuters

Japan's old flip-phones soldier on while smartphones shrink
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese shipments of traditional flip-phones rose in 2014 for the first time in seven years while smartphone shipments fell, highlighting Japanese consumers' tenacious attachment to the familiar and typically less expensive older models.

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Facebook will now let you manage what happens to your account after you die - Times Herald-Record

February 16, 2015 - 1:55am

Times Herald-Record

Facebook will now let you manage what happens to your account after you die
Times Herald-Record
Facebook has announced that it will grant users more control over what happens to their Facebook pages after they die. Starting Thursday, users should see a new option pop up in their security settings that will let them choose whether they want to pass their ...
Facebook Adds Afterlife FeatureUniversity Herald
New Facebook feature to manage user account after deathZee News
Facebook Introduces 'Legacy Contact' For Departed MembersMorning News USA
Baxter Bulletin -TechnoBuffalo -Waterbury Republican American
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Max listed online at Rs 15990 - Times of India

February 16, 2015 - 12:34am

Times of India

Samsung Galaxy Grand Max listed online at Rs 15990
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Samsung has silently launched Galaxy Grand Max, its budget phablet offering in India at Rs 15,990. The phone has been listed on e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal but is not available for purchase at the moment. The Samsung Galaxy Grand ...
Samsung Galaxy Grand Max With LTE, 5-Megapixel Front Camera Available ...NDTV
Samsung Galaxy A5 and A7 smartphones launch in Thailand - aimed at selfie ...ThaiTech Asia
Samsung launches Galaxy Grand Max at Rs 17286India Today
The Mobile Indian -International Business Times UK -AndroidOS.in
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Xiaomi To Penetrate Apple's Turf In Months To Come - Morning News USA

February 15, 2015 - 11:10pm

Morning News USA

Xiaomi To Penetrate Apple's Turf In Months To Come
Morning News USA
Xiaomi will be launching its online marketplace in the United States, the Mi.com, in the coming months. While the company will not be bringing its smartphones just yet, it will sell its flagship accessories such as the Mi Band wearables, Power Bank, ...
Xiaomi to launch in US with accessories salesWireless Federation

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LG Executives Charged With Vandalizing Samsung Washers - Bloomberg

February 15, 2015 - 11:10pm

euronews

LG Executives Charged With Vandalizing Samsung Washers
Bloomberg
Samsung and LG are South Korea's biggest electronics makers, competing with each other in appliances, televisions and mobile devices. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg. Recommended. Why Putin Fears China · Greek Postwar Alliances Show ...
LG Executives Charged For Vandalizing Samsung Washing Machines At a ...News Every day
LG executive denies vandalising Samsung washing machinesBusiness Recorder
Samsung, LG at Loggerheads over Refrigerators, OLEDBusinessKorea
Yonhap News -The Korea Herald
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ASUS' super thin UX305 laptop will be a relative bargain in the US - Engadget

February 15, 2015 - 11:05pm

PC Perspectives

ASUS' super thin UX305 laptop will be a relative bargain in the US
Engadget
We've already seen what Intel's Core M chips can do to a laptop -- all of the specimens we've seen have been impossibly skinny and lightweight. The problem is, that brand of thin-and-lightness doesn't come cheap: Samsung's new ATIV Book 9 starts at ...
ASUS Introduces Ultra-Slim ZenBook UX305 Notebook with Core M and 1080p ...PC Perspectives
ASUS Announces ZenBook UX305 Ultrabook Starting at $699PR Newswire (press release)
Ultra-thin ASUS ZenBook UX305 heads to the US, priced from $699Neowin (press release) (blog)

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Watchdogs: Chicago Auto Show gets 30% off sticker price at McCormick Place - Chicago Sun-Times

February 15, 2015 - 10:13pm

Chicago Sun-Times

Watchdogs: Chicago Auto Show gets 30% off sticker price at McCormick Place
Chicago Sun-Times
Guests check out the cars Friday at the Chicago Auto Show at McCormick Place in Chicago. | Scott Olson/Getty Images. The Chicago Auto Show is getting a 30 percent discount from McCormick Place. The discount will save the Chicago Automobile Trade ...
Chicago Auto Show features new adaptive technologyWLS-TV
RedEye Remix Chats The Chicago Auto ShowWGN Radio
Three must-see models wow Chicago Auto ShowUSA TODAY
CBS Local -Virtual Press Office (press release)
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Doom Mod Adds Instagram Filters and Selfie Stick - GameSpot

February 15, 2015 - 9:59pm

GameSpot

Doom Mod Adds Instagram Filters and Selfie Stick
GameSpot
A Doom modder who goes by the name Linguica has created a mod that adds Instagram filters and a selfie stick to the classic first person shooter. InstadDoom, as it's called, adds 37 filters you'll recognize from the photo and video sharing social network, ...
New Doom Mod Celebrates the Art of the Selfie StickPC Magazine
This Doom #selfie mod lets you take Instagram-like photos in-gameGMA News
Take selfies in Doom, thanks to the InstaDoom modPC Gamer
Game Informer -PC PowerPlay
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​LG to show off new smartwatch at MWC - ZDNet

February 15, 2015 - 9:47pm

ZDNet

​LG to show off new smartwatch at MWC
ZDNet
LG Electronics is set to unveil its new smartwatch, called the LG Watch Urbane, at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, the company said. The latest offering, like the preceding LG G Watch R, has a round screen and metal body and ...
LG Prepares To Battle The Apple Watch With Its First All-Metal SmartwatchTechCrunch
LG's 'luxury' smartwatch has an all-metal body and a leather strapEngadget
LG Announces The LG Watch UrbaneAnandTech
androidandme.com -Ubergizmo (blog) -Gizmag
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Take selfies in Doom, thanks to the InstaDoom mod - PC Gamer

February 15, 2015 - 6:48pm

PC Gamer

Take selfies in Doom, thanks to the InstaDoom mod
PC Gamer
Over twenty years after the game's release, it must be hard for the still-active Doom modding community to innovate, and harder still to make the game appear modern. WAD creator Linguica has achieved the latter at least, because what could be more ...

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Google is giving companies a break on security disclosures - Engadget

February 15, 2015 - 4:05pm

Irish Independent

Google is giving companies a break on security disclosures
Engadget
Google's Project Zero is supposed to goad companies into patching software security flaws before they pose a threat, but that's not exactly how the effort has panned out. As Apple and Microsoft will tell you, the strict 90-day disclosure deadline sometimes ...
Google updates disclosure policy after Windows, OS X zero-day controversyArs Technica
Google cuts Microsoft and pals some slack in zero-day vuln crusade – an extra ...The Register
Google Adds Grace Period to Disclosure PolicyThreatpost

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How To Create A Convincing Fake Smash Bros. Rayman Leak - Kotaku

February 15, 2015 - 12:30pm

EventHubs

How To Create A Convincing Fake Smash Bros. Rayman Leak
Kotaku
A "leaked video" showing Ubisoft's mascot character being selected in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U stirred rumors of suprise Nintendo DLC over the weekend, at least until YouTube's Artsy Omni posted a clip showing how he faked the whole thing. With an ...
That Rayman Super Smash Bros. 'Leak' Was FakeGameSided

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That Rayman Super Smash Bros. 'Leak' Was Fake - GameSided

February 15, 2015 - 10:36am

GameSided

That Rayman Super Smash Bros. 'Leak' Was Fake
GameSided
If you were blissfully unaware of the latest commotion in the Super Smash Bros. community, someone posted a set of Smash Bros. Wii U assets of Rayman joining the game's roster on 4chan yesterday. Such pictures included one of his character select portrait ...

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Xbox One Vs PS4: Sony's Console Beats Microsoft's In Terms Of January Sales - Design & Trend

February 15, 2015 - 9:26am

Design & Trend

Xbox One Vs PS4: Sony's Console Beats Microsoft's In Terms Of January Sales
Design & Trend
(Photo : Getty Images/Ben A. Pruchnie) PlayStation 4 has sold over 18.5 million units in January 2015, making it the best-selling console as of late. The gaming console market is quite tough, but PlayStation 4 has managed to come out victorious in the battle ...
Xbox One And PlayStation 4 Sales Increased This JanuaryThe Utah People's Post
Sony's PlayStation 4 Recaptures Console Sales Crown For JanuaryHot Hardware
NPD: 15-month install base of PS4 and Xbox One is 60% higher than their ...West Texas News
GameSpot -PC Magazine -The Escapist
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AT&T Launches Limited Mobile Share 7GB Plan with Rollover Data - Viral Global News

February 15, 2015 - 8:33am

Inferse

AT&T Launches Limited Mobile Share 7GB Plan with Rollover Data
Viral Global News
For new and current AT&T customers, the largest GSM carrier is releasing its Mobile Share 7GB plan today. Currently, AT&T has several options for Mobile Share, starting at 300MB up to 50GB of shared data, for up to 10 devices. What is Mobile Share?
AT&T to Offer 7GB of Shareable DataPC Magazine
AT&T debuts 7GB shared plan with rollover dataCNET
AT&T combines rollover data with device incentivesRCR Wireless News
Wireless Week
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'More Monster Jam' brings action-packed weekend to The Q (photo gallery ... - cleveland.com (blog)

February 15, 2015 - 8:16am

cleveland.com (blog)

'More Monster Jam' brings action-packed weekend to The Q (photo gallery ...
cleveland.com (blog)
Valentine's Day weekend at The Q Arena will be action-packed during the More Monster Jam tour stop with performances through Sunday. The new show features added entertainment including racing, freestyle, wheelies and more. Kristel Hartshorn ...

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Tesla factory racing to retool for new models - Los Angeles Times

February 15, 2015 - 7:00am

Los Angeles Times

Tesla factory racing to retool for new models
Los Angeles Times
FREMONT, Calif. — Xavier, Wolverine, Iceman, Thunderbird and Cyclops were all working hard. In balletic movements, the massive robots, among the world's largest industrial machines, were silently building Tesla electric cars. Named by Chief Executive ...
Ready, Set, Power Up—Can the US Win the Race to Create a Superbattery?National Geographic
Tesla Model X Spotted And SnappedValueWalk
Tesla to Increase Number of Vehicle Deliveries by 70 PercentAuto World News
Sydney Morning Herald -CleanTechnica -Philly.com
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Wireless Analyst Jeff Kagan on Sprint Passing T-Mobile in RootMetrics Report - Consumer Electronics Net

February 15, 2015 - 6:00am

Motley Fool

Wireless Analyst Jeff Kagan on Sprint Passing T-Mobile in RootMetrics Report
Consumer Electronics Net
RootMetrics latest report says Verizon Wireless and AT&T Mobility are still virtually tied at the top with excellent quality, speed and reliability. No change here. However this RootMetrics report also highlights how Sprint is the most rapidly improving and how it ...
Americans can legally unlock their phones now. Hooray?Quartz
Sprint's Network Coverage Is Getting Less HorribleMotley Fool
Google starts flexing its might in telecom toogulfnews.com
FierceWireless
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Tesla Model S P85D sports car is fitted with 'Insane Mode' - Sydney Morning Herald

February 15, 2015 - 5:33am

Sydney Morning Herald

Tesla Model S P85D sports car is fitted with 'Insane Mode'
Sydney Morning Herald
American electric sports car maker Tesla has introduced a new function to its range-topping model that doesn't leave you guessing about its intent. It's officially known as "Insane Mode". Find more stories on prestige motoring. It's similar in intent to a function in ...
BMW i5 or i7 Plug-In Hybrid Car Arriving In 2018?CleanTechnica
Tesla: The Company Behind the HypeRapid News Network

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Monster trucks and Valentine's Day -- a match made in Moda Center heaven? - OregonLive.com

February 14, 2015 - 9:48pm

OregonLive.com

Monster trucks and Valentine's Day -- a match made in Moda Center heaven?
OregonLive.com
Portland was awash in Valentine's Day events on Saturday, even at the Monster Truck Jam in the Moda Center. Allan Brettman | The Oregonian/OregonLive · Print · Allan Brettman | The Oregonian/OregonLive By Allan Brettman | The Oregonian/OregonLive ...
Behind the scenes of 'More Monster Jam' taking over The Q (video): Kristel's CLEcleveland.com
Contest Winner Gets To Interview Drivers At Monster JamCBS Local

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