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HP brings Windows 7 back 'due to popular demand' as buyers shun Windows 8 - Inquirer

January 20, 2014 - 10:52am

DailyTech

HP brings Windows 7 back 'due to popular demand' as buyers shun Windows 8
Inquirer
PC MAKER HP has announced that it is dropping Windows 8 in favour of its predecessor, Windows 7. Advertising on the HP website declares, "Windows 7 is back.... Due to popular demand." The claim is more than just a marketing statement. HP is now ...
HP just can't quit Windows 7GigaOM
Ouch: HP is now promoting PCs running Windows 7 (because Windows 8 isn't ...VentureBeat
With Windows 8 floundering, HP was forced to start selling Windows 7 againBGR
The Verge -WinBeta -ZDNet (blog)
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Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts ... - Reuters

January 20, 2014 - 10:41am

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts ...
Reuters
Some 70 million customers at Target had their credit card and other personal informational stolen by hackers. Many more have apparently been compromised at Neiman Marcus stores. But this could just be the tip of the iceberg, official security agencies say.

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What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things? - Forbes

January 20, 2014 - 10:03am

Boston Globe

What Does Google's Purchase Of Nest Mean For The Internet Of Things?
Forbes
Google Campus 2 The Internet of Things (IoT) seemed to be an underlying theme of this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), with companies showing off cloud-connected Crock-Pots, heart monitors, and even bed mats that monitor how a person sleeps.
Here comes the Internet of Things Gone WildVentureBeat
SmartThings CEO: 2014 'the tipping point' for networked homesMinneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
Forget wearable tech, focus on the connected home in 2014Marketing Week
Washington Post -Memeburn -New York Times (blog)
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Take that, BT: Vodafone and BSkyB mull over broadband tie-up - TechRadar UK

January 20, 2014 - 9:21am

Telegraph.co.uk

Take that, BT: Vodafone and BSkyB mull over broadband tie-up
TechRadar UK
Telecommunications giants BSkyB and Vodafone are considering partnering in an effort to fight BT for dominance in the TV and broadband sectors. The companies have allegedly held high-level secret talks aimed at tackling their biggest rival, although they ...
Sky and Vodafone could team up to take on BTEngadget
Sky, Vodafone 'partnering up to take on BT'Digital Spy UK
Sky and Vodafone partner to take on BT's broadband dominancePC Advisor
Businessweek -Total Telecom -Register
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Wi-fi sharing outfit FON lands $14m funding as it targets the US - ZDNet

January 20, 2014 - 8:53am

Wi-fi sharing outfit FON lands $14m funding as it targets the US
ZDNet
Wi-fi sharing network FON has picked up $14m in investment from companies including Qualcomm and Google. FON, founded in 2006, bills itself as a "crowdsourced wi-fi" company: customers make some of their home bandwidth available for free to other ...
Fon Closes $14 Million RoundMarketWatch
Fon pulls in $14M as it partners with Qualcomm and FacebookGigaOM

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Google pulls malware Twitter and Feedly extensions for Chrome - The Guardian

January 20, 2014 - 7:56am

The Guardian

Google pulls malware Twitter and Feedly extensions for Chrome
The Guardian
computer malware on fire Google has removed rogue malware-serving extensions from the Chrome web store that were found to hijack links and serve intrusive advertising. Photograph: artpartner-images.com/Alamy. Google has removed two Chrome ...

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Gas prices fall 3 cents in NH in past week - Boston.com

January 20, 2014 - 7:37am

International Business Times

Gas prices fall 3 cents in NH in past week
Boston.com
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gas prices in New Hampshire have fallen 3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35. The average comes from GasBuddy.com's daily survey of 875 gas stations in the state. The national average has fallen 2.2 cents last ...
Wyoming's Gas Price Updatemybighornbasin
Gas prices fall a bit in Maine over past weekGreenfield Daily Reporter
Gas PricesWTXL ABC 27
fox6now.com -Access North Georgia -Investing.com
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Samsung Galaxy S5 UI leaks as a tarted-up copy of Google Now - Inquirer

January 20, 2014 - 6:30am

NDTV

Samsung Galaxy S5 UI leaks as a tarted-up copy of Google Now
Inquirer
AN IMAGE HAS LEAKED of Samsung's reworked Touchwiz user interface (UI) that likely will debut on the Galaxy S5, and it looks like a tarted-up version of Google Now. The leak comes via @evleaks, which posted a picture of the reworked UI on Twitter.
Is this the Samsung Galaxy S5's new tile-based home screen?Engadget
Plastic-body Samsung Galaxy S5 with iris scanner tipped for next month unveilTechie News
Galaxy S5 home screen leaked, resembles Google NowWhat Mobile
NDTV -Firstpost -Phones Review
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Samsung Galaxy S5 UI leaks as a tarted-up copy of Google Now - Inquirer

January 20, 2014 - 6:30am

AndroidOS.in

Samsung Galaxy S5 UI leaks as a tarted-up copy of Google Now
Inquirer
AN IMAGE HAS LEAKED of Samsung's reworked Touchwiz user interface (UI) that likely will debut on the Galaxy S5, and it looks like a tarted-up version of Google Now. The leak comes via @evleaks, which posted a picture of the reworked UI on Twitter.
This is what TouchWiz on the Samsung Galaxy S5 could look likeFirstpost
Next Samsung Touchwiz UI to feature Google Now style notifications?TrustedReviews
Leaked images suggest major Samsung Touchwiz overhaulGMA News
Phones Review
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Google Chrome extensions pulled down for ad policy violations - India Today

January 20, 2014 - 3:42am

India Today

Google Chrome extensions pulled down for ad policy violations
India Today
A month after search giant Google announced it would protect users from pop-up ads by disabling some of its toolbars and other extensions, two extensions have been taken down from its Chrome Web Store. It has been known that the extensions were ...

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Companies see big profit in the Internet of Things - Boston.com

January 20, 2014 - 12:37am

Boston Globe

Companies see big profit in the Internet of Things
Boston.com
The home of the future — complete with helper bots and automated appliances — has long been the stuff of science fiction. The tech world is determined to make it a reality. Soon, the vision goes, everything from garden products to bathroom appliances will ...
Google wants to run your home with NestCNN International
The secret to Nest's future success: Be as un-Google as possibleSlashGear
What Does Google's Nest Acquisition Mean for iRobot?DailyFinance
Opptrends -Deccan Herald -BestTechie
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Google disables two rogue Chrome extensions - Times of India

January 20, 2014 - 12:05am

Times of India

Google disables two rogue Chrome extensions
Times of India
WASHINGTON: Google has reportedly taken down two extensions from its Chrome Web Store that apparently force fed users with pop-up ads. A month earlier, the search giant had announced disabling some of its toolbars and other "multipurpose extensions" ...

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Building Toward the Home of Tomorrow - New York Times

January 19, 2014 - 10:06pm

Boston Globe

Building Toward the Home of Tomorrow
New York Times
The home of the future — complete with helper bots and automated appliances — has long been the stuff of science fiction. The tech world is determined to make it a reality. Soon, the vision goes, everything from garden products to bathroom appliances will ...
Google wants to run your home with NestCNN International
Earth Talk: Smart energy useSanta Monica Daily Press
The secret to Nest's future success: Be as un-Google as possibleSlashGear
Opptrends -DailyFinance -AutomatedBuildings.com (press release)
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Google contact lens could be option for diabetics - Washington Times

January 19, 2014 - 8:15pm

Buckinhamshire Free Press

Google contact lens could be option for diabetics
Washington Times
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Brian Otis gingerly holds what looks like a typical contact lens on his index finger. Look closer. Sandwiched in this lens are two twinkling glitter-specks loaded with tens of thousands of miniaturized transistors. It's ringed with a ...
Google developing smart contact lens that will help diabeticsStatesman Journal

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Verizon Edge Waiting Period Goes From Six Months To Only 30 Days - Android Headlines - Android News

January 19, 2014 - 6:43pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Verizon Edge Waiting Period Goes From Six Months To Only 30 Days
Android Headlines - Android News
The carrier wars are officially on now that Verizon has joined Sprint and AT&T in battling back against T-Mobile's onslaught of “uncarrier-like” moves, by reducing their wait time for their Edge program from a six month wait to only 30 days! Nobody paid too ...
Verizon's Edge trade-in program now lets customers upgrade after just 30 daysEngadget
Verizon's Edge Plan Lets You Upgrade Your Smartphone After 30 DaysThe Droid Guy
Verizon Drops 'Edge' Early-Upgrade Program from Six Months to OnePC Magazine
The Verge -Ubergizmo -CNET
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Chrome extensions change hands, add malware - CNET Australia

January 19, 2014 - 5:37pm

Business Insider Australia

Chrome extensions change hands, add malware
CNET Australia
Michelle Starr is the tiger force at the core of all things. She also writes about cool stuff and apps as CNET Australia's Crave editor. But mostly the tiger force thing. Adware vendors are purchasing Chrome extensions from their creators and using the software to ...
Google Removes Two Chrome Extensions Amid Ad UproarWall Street Journal (blog)
Watch Out: Your Chrome Extensions Could Start Spamming YouBusiness Insider Australia
Google Now comes to your desktopMuktware
The Vine -Ars Technica
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Experience an NBA player introduction through Google Glass - York Daily Record

January 19, 2014 - 5:37pm

San Francisco Chronicle

Experience an NBA player introduction through Google Glass
York Daily Record
At 10 games under .500, the Sacramento Kings aren't offering their fans the best product on the court. But off the court, the Kings might be the league's biggest game-changers. Four days after the organization announced it would accept the virtual currency ...
Google Glass to be Worn by Sacramento Kings PlayersThe Epoch Times

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iPad Air Specs, News, and Accessories: Apple Praised For Reasonable Prices ... - Latin Post

January 19, 2014 - 2:55pm

Latin Post

iPad Air Specs, News, and Accessories: Apple Praised For Reasonable Prices ...
Latin Post
With its commercials inspired by "Dead Poets Society" and a lighter-than-air weight that makes it appealing to a certain demographic, the Apple iPad Air is now drawing praise from the communities for being listed at such a low price. Culture Mob is reporting ...
IRL: the iPad AirEngadget
L.A. Schools Will Buy Thousands More iPads for StudentsTablet PC Review
Why 2014 is going to be a big year for big tabletsTabTimes
TechCrunch -Coolest Gadget Reviews -Crossmap
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IRL: the iPad Air - Engadget

January 19, 2014 - 1:40pm

Latin Post

IRL: the iPad Air
Engadget
Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. IRL: the iPad Air. By now, we've written nearly everything there is to ...
Apple's iPad Air 2014 Specs and Price are as Light as AirCultureMob (blog)
16GB Apple iPad Air Wi-Fi on sale for $459.98 for a limited timeiTech Post

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Verizon cuts upgrade wait from six months to 30 days - CNET

January 19, 2014 - 11:31am

Tech Times

Verizon cuts upgrade wait from six months to 30 days
CNET
Company decides to change its Edge payment plan -- this only a couple of weeks after rival T-Mobile says it will pay early-termination fees for customers when they trade in their devices. Charles Cooper. by Charles Cooper. January 19, 2014 9:26 AM PST.
Verizon Edge Upgrade Time Cut To 30 DaysUbergizmo
Verizon Earnings Preview: Double-Digit EPS Growth To Continue?Benzinga
Super Bowl 2014: Verizon, AT&T upgrade networks at MetLife Stadium to meet ...The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
ConsumerReports.org -Forbes -BGR
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