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The Apple Watch is flirting with feature bloat, putting sublime simplicity at risk - Macworld

March 13, 2015 - 3:10pm

Macworld

The Apple Watch is flirting with feature bloat, putting sublime simplicity at risk
Macworld
If I were Tim Cook right now, I wouldn't be worrying about Apple Watch sales potential. Oh, it will sell. The new TV spot is inspiring, and the stainless steel polish on these watches looks fan-frigging-amazing. Add in Apple's trademark surprise-and-delight, and ...
Apple updates developer guidelines for medical research appsPCWorld
This Could Be Apple's Secret Apple Watch StrategyTIME
Apple iOS 8.2 Installs Controversial Secret AppForbes
VentureBeat -Daily Mail
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You Can Now Watch and Upload 360-Degree Videos on YouTube - Wired

March 13, 2015 - 3:10pm

Android Headlines - Android News

You Can Now Watch and Upload 360-Degree Videos on YouTube
Wired
As first promised back in January, YouTube has officially begun supporting 360 degree video formats in the majority of its mobile and web platforms. It's a smart move, especially considering the growing interest in content-starved virtual reality platforms.
This is going to change the way you watch YouTubeFortune
YouTube 360-degree video activated, ripe with VR potentialSlashGear
YouTube now supports 360-degree videosThe Verge
TechCrunch -Android Headlines - Android News -Washington Post (blog)
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Exclusive: Apple Watch not on shopping list for 69 percent of Americans: Reuters ... - Reuters

March 13, 2015 - 2:31pm

Reuters

Exclusive: Apple Watch not on shopping list for 69 percent of Americans: Reuters ...
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's new smartwatch may be a tough sell, with 69 percent of Americans indicating they are not interested in buying the gadget, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. However, the survey also showed limited awareness of the ...
New Survey Results: 69% of Americans will say No to Apple WatchPatently Apple
Over 50% of Americans think smartwatches are a 'passing fad'Cult of Mac

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Have You Heard About the 'Creepy' New Barbie Doll That Can Record Your ... - TheBlaze.com

March 13, 2015 - 1:23pm

TheBlaze.com

Have You Heard About the 'Creepy' New Barbie Doll That Can Record Your ...
TheBlaze.com
A brand-new Barbie slated to hit store shelves this fall might have the youngsters excited, but it's creeping out some adults. A spokeswoman for the toymaker Mattel said the company has received numerous requests for a Barbie doll that kids can actually talk ...
Privacy Advocates Want to Take Wi-Fi–Connected Hello Barbie OfflineNewsweek
Privacy advocates want to halt release of Hello BarbieDayton Daily News
Privacy advocates' new enemy: BarbieSFGate (blog)

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You'll never guess what Xbox REALLY think about the PS4 - Daily Star

March 13, 2015 - 12:20pm

Daily Star

You'll never guess what Xbox REALLY think about the PS4
Daily Star
Phil Spencer congratulated his bitter enemy for shifting more than 20million machines since its November 2013 launch. PS4 sales have been steadily outstripping Xbox One since the pair both came out. But Microsoft has been recently battling back in the ...

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The surprising story of the world's oldest dot-com - ErieTVNews

March 13, 2015 - 12:11pm

seattlepi.com

The surprising story of the world's oldest dot-com
ErieTVNews
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The Internet is celebrating a big birthday next week: The world's oldest dot-com domain, symbolics.com, is turning 30 on Sunday. The first dot-com was purchased by a Massachusetts-based computer company Symbolics on March ...
Oldest dot-com address sits sadly underused 30 years after its historic registrationNetwork World
A look back: 30 years of the dot-com domainChron.com (blog)

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Naughty Zuckerberg accused of not keeping promises - ITProPortal

March 13, 2015 - 12:11pm

Naughty Zuckerberg accused of not keeping promises
ITProPortal
Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is again making headlines, and again it's about a legal battle. Apparently, Zuckerberg didn't keep a promise he gave to a person wanting to build a mansion next to his, with a direct view into Zuckerberg's home, ...

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Amazon heads into the Internet of Things, purchases 2lemetry - BetaNews

March 13, 2015 - 11:52am

Amazon heads into the Internet of Things, purchases 2lemetry
BetaNews
The Internet of Things is a major buzz phrase these days and it encompasses all sorts of connected devices from light bulbs to crock pots. It's a market that every company wants to get in on with hopes of future profits. The latest firm moving into the field is retail ...

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We're on the ground at SXSW! - Engadget

March 13, 2015 - 11:00am

PCWorld

We're on the ground at SXSW!
Engadget
We're gearing up for another great SXSW in Austin, Texas! Last year, we witnessed a dude get "stunned" by Chaotic Moon's "CUPID" Drone, checked out IBM's Watson-powered food truck and punched some virtual sharks. This year we'll again get to see new ...
Austin and SXSW's Waning Weirdness? Blame Spiking Real Estate Prices and a ...Billboard
Pro Tips For Rand Paul At SXSW This Year (Hint: Snoop Dogg's Your BFF ...Bustle
Sorry, SXSW Says No Drones AllowedPaste Magazine
DC Inno -Entrepreneur -Texas Tech Pulse
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Paula Deen breaks into mobile apps with first cooking game - Fox News

March 13, 2015 - 10:39am

Fox News

Paula Deen breaks into mobile apps with first cooking game
Fox News
The Queen of Southern cuisine is expanding her digital empire with a brand new game called “Paula Deen Recipe Quest.” Available for download on iTunes—and coming soon to Android-- the basic puzzle-matching format appears very similar to wildly ...
Celebrity Chef Paula Deen Launches New Game AppTech Times
Paula Deen Now Has Her Own Video Game App, Because Of CourseHuffington Post

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'USB Killer' is a flash drive designed to fry your laptop - PCWorld

March 13, 2015 - 10:35am

PCWorld

'USB Killer' is a flash drive designed to fry your laptop
PCWorld
Have you ever heard stories about malicious USB thumb drives frying laptops and thought they were far fetched? An electronics engineer heard them too, and then set out to create a prototype. The “USB Killer” device was created by a do-it-yourself hardware ...
Forget viruses: Evil USB drive 'fries laptops with a power surge'The Register
Never trust an unknown USB drive — It might just fry your computerDigital Trends
Laptop killing booby-trapped USB driveBoing Boing
TechCrunch -Island Crisis News -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Spanish Laughing Guy: is this Apple parody the new Downfall? - Telegraph.co.uk

March 13, 2015 - 9:53am

CNET

Spanish Laughing Guy: is this Apple parody the new Downfall?
Telegraph.co.uk
Ladies and gentlemen, the internet just found its new Downfall. In the video above, which has gone viral since it was published to YouTube two days ago, a Spanish man can be seen laughing hysterically while telling a story. According to the subtitles, he is an ...
New Macbook USB Type-C Port Advances USB Standard, Cutting Computing ...Yibada (English Edition)
USB-C: One plug to end all the fumblingStuff.co.nz
Hilarious Apple engineer spoof video mocks the new MacBookmirror.co.uk
NDTV -Delhi Daily News -The VAR Guy
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TiVo gets bankruptcy court approval to buy some Aereo assets - The Denver Post

March 13, 2015 - 9:39am

TiVo gets bankruptcy court approval to buy some Aereo assets
The Denver Post
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — TiVo said Friday that it has received bankruptcy court approval to buy some assets of Aereo, an online startup that offered a cheaper alternative to cable TV. Financial terms were not disclosed. Aereo filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

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Microsoft's Cortana will find its way to iOS, Android, report says - CNET

March 13, 2015 - 9:33am

CNET

Microsoft's Cortana will find its way to iOS, Android, report says
CNET
The virtual personal assistant would be a standalone app, available in the Google Play marketplace and Apple App Store, and work just as it does on Windows Phone. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 13 March 2015, 11:10 pm AEDT. comments. 0.
Cortana getting more capabilities this fall, coming to iOS and Android next?ZDNet
Microsoft reveals more on how Cortana will invade iOS and AndroidEngadget
With iOS And Android Plans, Even Cortana Is Part Of Microsoft's Cross-Platform ...TechCrunch
Reuters -Apple Insider
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5 Reasons To Buy The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge - Forbes

March 13, 2015 - 9:01am

Forbes

5 Reasons To Buy The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Forbes
Samsung loves an awkward launch event. Poorly timed jokes and feeble attempts at audience participation make up one hour of cringe. Sometimes, the tech is overshadowed by efforts to put on an offensive theatre production, or other non-important ...
Smartphone Madness 2015: Galaxy S6 vs. Sharp Aquos CrystalTom's Guide
Irony: The Galaxy S6 is too expensive to win over iPhone ownersBGR
Trident Announced A Lineup Of Rugged Cases For The Galaxy S6 And S6 EdgeAndroid Headlines - Android News
TechnoBuffalo -The Star -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Best Windows apps this week - BetaNews

March 13, 2015 - 8:57am

BetaNews

Best Windows apps this week
BetaNews
One-hundred and twenty two in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps and games released for Windows in the past seven days. Still no sign of a new Windows 10 Preview build but Microsoft promises that releases will be released faster to ...
Windows 10's 'Fast' updates will soon move even faster and break more thingsPCWorld
Your Xbox One and PC can now work hand-in-handDigital Trends
Microsoft warns: The Windows 10 beta pace is about to speed upInfoWorld
Venture Capital Post -ZDNet
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New York Flights Bound for Cuba Offer Glimpse of Growing Market - Bloomberg

March 13, 2015 - 7:25am

New York Flights Bound for Cuba Offer Glimpse of Growing Market
Bloomberg
(Bloomberg) -- Cuba, so tempting with its rum drinks and beaches, so long off-limits for Americans, is about to become a little more accessible to New York area travelers. Starting next week, tour operator Cuba Travel Services will begin offering what it says is ...

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Don't expect big thrills in China's looming console war - PCWorld

March 13, 2015 - 6:20am

CNET

Don't expect big thrills in China's looming console war
PCWorld
When Sony's PlayStation 4 finally enters mainland China this month, it will bring a major global console fight to a country that hasn't seen one in a long time. Game consoles were banned in China from 2000 until 2013, but as the PS4 goes up against ...
Nintendo pushes video game industry positive in FebruaryCNET

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Don't expect big thrills in China's looming console war - PCWorld

March 13, 2015 - 6:20am

Bidness ETC

Don't expect big thrills in China's looming console war
PCWorld
When Sony's PlayStation 4 finally enters mainland China this month, it will bring a major global console fight to a country that hasn't seen one in a long time. Game consoles were banned in China from 2000 until 2013, but as the PS4 goes up against ...
Microsoft Corporation, Xbox One Identity Crisis; Are They In It to Win?Bidness ETC
Video game market goes boomFudzilla (blog)
With PS4's 'Uncharted 4' Delayed, An Opportunity Arises For The Xbox OneForbes
Eurogamer.net -ITworld -PlayStation LifeStyle
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Google's "security princess" targets bugs, "boys club" rep - CBS News

March 13, 2015 - 6:03am

CBS News

Google's "security princess" targets bugs, "boys club" rep
CBS News
The tech industry may finally be tackling its "boys club" reputation. At Google, one employee is a rising female star and has what may be the most unusual job title in the field, CBS News' John Blackstone reports. In the heartland of high-tech, where women ...
The cyber warrior 'princess' who guards GoogleGant Daily

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