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App Lets You Lend Your Sight To The Blind - Sky News

January 16, 2015 - 11:18am

App Lets You Lend Your Sight To The Blind
Sky News
More than 1,000 blind people register with an app which lets them video call sighted people for instant assistance. 15:56, UK, Friday 16 January 2015. Play video "Phone Software Could Help The Blind". Video: Phone Software Could Help The Blind. Share on ...

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'Be My Eyes' iPhone app lets you help the blind using video chat - Engadget

January 16, 2015 - 10:29am

Daily Mail

'Be My Eyes' iPhone app lets you help the blind using video chat
Engadget
There's a new iPhone app from the Danish team known for Thermodo that lets sighted folks help the blind on the rare occasions they need it. Called Be My Eyes, the non-profit, crowd-sourced app (on iOS only for now) pairs sighted with blind users using ...
App Lets You Lend Your Sight To The BlindSky News

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Autos: Hot wheels in cold Detroit - Indianapolis Star

January 16, 2015 - 10:19am

Indianapolis Star

Autos: Hot wheels in cold Detroit
Indianapolis Star
Snow and ice threatened, but all was warm inside Detroit's Cobo Hall as automakers put a spotlight on the future. After kicking off by naming the Volkswagen Golf and Ford F-150 North American Car and Truck of the Year, things got really exciting. Here's just ...
The 11 Coolest Cars From the Detroit Auto ShowWired
Local Motors Prints Driveable 3D Car at Detroit Auto ShowEnvironment News Service
Trucks Roll In At The Detroit Auto ShowManufacturing Business Technology
Sam Volkering's Tech Insider -euronews -CarBuzz
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Popularity of Swift is on the rise in a major way - tuaw.com

January 16, 2015 - 10:07am

tuaw.com

Popularity of Swift is on the rise in a major way
tuaw.com
At WWDC 2014, Apple delivered a bombshell of an announcement when Craig Federighi unveiled Swift, a new high-level programming language positioned to be the future of iOS development. In a broad sense, the underlying goal of Swift is to make ...
​Java and JavaScript rule but use of Apple's Swift language skyrocketsZDNet
Apple's Swift is on fireFortune
Apple's Swift Programming Language Proving Popular With DevelopersMac Rumors
Telegraph.co.uk -Bidness ETC -FierceMobileIT
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French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as cause - CIO New Zealand

January 16, 2015 - 9:55am

French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as cause
CIO New Zealand
High-profile French media websites went offline for a few hours Friday morning, prompting frenzied speculation about "unprecedented" cyberattacks -- but the hosting company behind the sites soon dismissed talk of a massive distributed denial-of-service ...

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Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 9:49am

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as causeCSO Online
French news sites blockedNews24

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Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 9:38am

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
'Islamist cyber attacks' hit FranceUnion Gazette
US, UK Plan 'Cyber War Games'BankInfoSecurity.com
Hackers hit 19000 French websitesKomando
C4ISR & Networks -SC Magazine UK
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Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 9:38am

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
Hackers hit 19000 French websitesKomando
Cyber attacks surge in FranceC4ISR & Networks
US, UK Plan 'Cyber War Games'BankInfoSecurity.com
SC Magazine UK
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How to hire a hacker - BGR

January 16, 2015 - 9:30am

BGR

How to hire a hacker
BGR
Most Internet users are scared of hackers, and rightfully so. While the terms is sometimes used to describe any computer programmer, it typically has a negative connotation and is used to describe nefarious coders who make digital chaos their mission on the ...
Hackers Are For Hire Onlinemalaysiandigest.com

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Best Windows 8 apps this week - BetaNews

January 16, 2015 - 7:53am

Best Windows 8 apps this week
BetaNews
One-hundred and fourteen in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps and games released for Windows 8 in the past seven days. Microsoft is expected to release a new version of its upcoming operating system Windows 10 on January 21 ...

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Virgin, Qualcomm invest in high speed Internet satellite network - ZDNet

January 16, 2015 - 7:35am

Virgin, Qualcomm invest in high speed Internet satellite network
ZDNet
screen-shot-2015-01-16-at-11-41- Virgin. Virgin Galactic and Qualcomm believe the future of Internet access is in satellites. On Thursday, officials from Richard Branson's Virgin Group and US chip maker Qualcomm revealed a new venture dedicated to the ...

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Outage that swept French news sites 'was not a DDoS' - ZDNet

January 16, 2015 - 7:35am

The Independent

Outage that swept French news sites 'was not a DDoS'
ZDNet
Reports that major French news sites were taken offline this morning by a massive DDoS appear to be inaccurate. News websites including that of media group Mediapart; daily newspaper Libération; political magazine L'Express; and ZDNet.fr suffered ...
French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as causeNetwork World

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UK man arrested in connection with Sony and Xbox hack - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 7:35am

BBC News

UK man arrested in connection with Sony and Xbox hack
BBC News
A UK man has been arrested as part of an investigation into denial-of-service attacks on Sony Playstation and Xbox systems over Christmas. The 18-year-old was arrested at an address in Southport, near Liverpool. He is accused of unauthorised access to ...
British police arrest man over Christmas Xbox, Playstation hacksReuters
British teenager arrested over Sony and Xbox cyber attacksTelegraph.co.uk
UK police arrest Lizard Squad member behind PlayStation and Xbox attacksEngadget
Chron.com
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Google publishes third Windows 0-day vulnerability in a month - PCWorld

January 16, 2015 - 6:18am

Computerworld

Google publishes third Windows 0-day vulnerability in a month
PCWorld
Google ignored Microsoft's calls for flexible vulnerability disclosure deadlines and released details of another unpatched Windows flaw, leaving users exposed for at least the next 25 days. The new vulnerability, which was confirmed on Windows 7 and 8.1, ...
Google goes public with more Windows bugsComputerworld
Google angers Microsoft (again) with another security flaw disclosureComputing
Microsoft fumes, Google discloses another Windows security flawZDNet
The Register -eWeek
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Richard Branson plans to launch 648 small satellites for broadband - SlashGear

January 16, 2015 - 5:16am

SlashGear

Richard Branson plans to launch 648 small satellites for broadband
SlashGear
Virgin Galactic CEO Richard Branson has announced that he wants to launch an entire constellation of small satellites into space that will be used to deliver broadband connectivity. The satellites will be used by a company called OneWeb to deliver ...

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French Media Website Crash Causes Investigated - Yahoo News UK

January 16, 2015 - 3:39am

Yahoo News UK

French Media Website Crash Causes Investigated
Yahoo News UK
Several French national media websites crashed following a series of hacking incidents in the wake of last week's terror attacks. Le Parisien, L'Express, 20 Minutes, France Inter, Mediapart and Marianne were all hit by problems - with users seeing error ...

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App Finder: Top fitness apps - Gurdon Times

January 16, 2015 - 3:20am

Christian Science Monitor

App Finder: Top fitness apps
Gurdon Times
Looking for some tools to help you keep on top of your fitness goals this year? Trying to make sure you don't give up on your resolutions so soon? There are a plethora of apps out there that can help you track your workouts, get into new fitness routines and ...
Charlie Hebdo app: magazine released on iPhone and Android after physical ...The Independent

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Google search starts linking directly to event tickets - Engadget

January 15, 2015 - 11:05pm

Billboard

Google search starts linking directly to event tickets
Engadget
Just can't wait to snag some tickets for a big concert, but don't want to wade through the band's site (or the ticket shop's page) to make sure you get a good seat? You won't have to after today. Google has forged deals with AXS, Ticketfly and Ticketmaster that ...
Google Streamlines Concert and Ticket SearchesBillboard
Google expands events in Knowledge Graph to include ticket links, delegated ...VentureBeat
Google Search Now Highlights Concert Info From Ticketfly, AXS, Ticketmaster ...hypebot.com
Search Engine Land
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Intel Rides Data Center, PCs to Record 2014 Revenue - eWeek

January 15, 2015 - 10:35pm

PCWorld

Intel Rides Data Center, PCs to Record 2014 Revenue
eWeek
The chip maker also saw strong growth in such new areas as the IoT, but Intel saw continued losses in the mobile device space. When Brian Krzanich took over at Intel's CEO in May 2013, the global PC market was in the middle of a deep sales decline and ...
Intel's $4.21 Billion Mobile Loss Would Have Sunk Most RivalsBusinessweek
Intel looks to cut smartphone chip lossesFinancial Times
Slow demand for PC drags Intel sales numbers downMalay Mail Online
PC Advisor
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Sorry, Apple. Google Play store now has more apps than iTunes. - Christian Science Monitor

January 15, 2015 - 10:02pm

Christian Science Monitor

Sorry, Apple. Google Play store now has more apps than iTunes.
Christian Science Monitor
FILE - The Google logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Google created more apps and recruited more developers than Apple in 2014. Alan Diaz. View Caption. Apple's App Store may have had a record-breaking start to 2015, but as appFigures reports, Google has ...

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