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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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Target Hack Software Reportedly Developed By Russian Teenager - Tapscape

January 19, 2014 - 11:11am

Tapscape

Target Hack Software Reportedly Developed By Russian Teenager
Tapscape
The Target hack which allowed data from millions of customers to be stolen and in some cases, credit cards to be used for fraudulent purchases, may have been the result of a 17-year-old kid in Russia. Target Hack Software Reportedly Developed By Russian ...
Russian teen believed to have developed software used in Target breachFox News
Target Black Friday 2013 Fraud Update: Russian Teen Sold Target Breach ...KpopStarz
Reports: Russian teen wrote, sold Target data-breach softwareAlexandria Town Talk
South China Morning Post -WSOC Charlotte
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Softbank talks to Deutsche Telekom on Sprint-T-Mobile - Bloomberg - euronews

January 19, 2014 - 5:42am

euronews

Softbank talks to Deutsche Telekom on Sprint-T-Mobile - Bloomberg
euronews
FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Softbank Corp <9984.T> has entered direct talks with Deutsche Telekom <DTEGn.DE> as it seeks to combine its Sprint Corp <S.N> unit with the German company's T-Mobile US <TMUS.N>, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing ...
Softbank talks to D. Telekom on Sprint-T-Mobile: BloombergReuters UK
SoftBank Said to Enter Direct Talks on Sprint-T-Mobile DealBloomberg
Softbank Corp (USA) (SFTBF): Report: SoftBank, Deutsche Tel look to resolve ...Seeking Alpha
News & Observer
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Neiman Marcus Data Breach May Be 6 Months Old - Top Tech News

January 19, 2014 - 3:13am

San Francisco Chronicle

Neiman Marcus Data Breach May Be 6 Months Old
Top Tech News
The loss of sensitive customer data like credit card numbers can be extremely costly for businesses as Neiman Marcus and others are experiencing. The average cost of a data breach in 2012 was $188 per record in the U.S., including the cost of fines, legal ...
Neiman Apologizes for Hack, Which Reportedly Dates Back to JulyPC Magazine
Florida AG Pam Bondi grills Neiman Marcus on data breach that went ...Tech Times
Retail breaches could fuel push for safer cardsKnoxville News Sentinel
MarketWatch -Bloomberg
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Consumer electronics impact businesses - Seacoastonline.com

January 19, 2014 - 1:19am

The Guardian

Consumer electronics impact businesses
Seacoastonline.com
Each year in January, the Consumer Electronics Show, or CES as it is known, is held in Las Vegas. While I don't choose to attend this event, I do read a lot of the press coverage associated with it because, while the show has a consumer branding, it is ...
Fitness tech gadgets: New breed of gadgets will turn your fitness routine upside ...Daily Mail
Las Vegas offers glimpse of futureColumbia Daily Tribune
Best of CES 2014: Well, It's Not InnovationWired
Motley Fool -mobihealthnews
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No snooping: Privacy advocates developing anti-spying 'blackphone' - GMA News

January 19, 2014 - 1:05am

Government Technology

No snooping: Privacy advocates developing anti-spying 'blackphone'
GMA News
Wary of people snooping on you via your smartphone? Privacy advocates are now building a smartphone that can thwart such attempts to spy on you. Coming soon is the Blackphone, described by its creators as the first integrated smartphone from the best ...
Silent Circle and GeeksPhone team up for 'Blackphone' privacy-centered ...TopNews United States
Encrypted Blackphone goes to war with snoopersChannel News Asia

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Company uses 3D printer to make models of fetuses - New York Daily News

January 18, 2014 - 4:40pm

New York Daily News

Company uses 3D printer to make models of fetuses
New York Daily News
Looking for a new way to commemorate your pregnancy? Now, thanks to 3D-printing technology, you can get a model of your growing bundle of joy before the little one is born. California-based 3D Babies uses 3D or 4D sonograms to create a doll that ...
You Can Now Buy a Life-Size, 3D-Printed Replica of Your Unborn FetusGizmodo
3D printed fetuses: Creepy, inevitable, and likely insanely lucrativeVentureBeat
3D company promises your baby will be a dollLos Angeles Times
Ars Technica -The Escapist
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Some Microsoft Surface Pro 2 users report a firmware fix rolling out - ZDNet

January 18, 2014 - 1:46pm

PCGamesN

Some Microsoft Surface Pro 2 users report a firmware fix rolling out
ZDNet
Summary: The fix for a faulty firmware update for Microsoft's second-generation, Intel-based Surface Pro 2 tablets may be starting to roll out, according to some users. Mary Jo Foley. By Mary Jo Foley for All About Microsoft | January 18, 2014 -- 19:43 GMT ...
Can Windows Tablets Break Out In 2014?InformationWeek
Deal Alert: Microsoft Surface Pro only $599Nerd Reactor
Why the Surface Pro 2 became my favourite computer. Ever.PCGamesN
Gotta Be Mobile -TechRadar UK
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The future of beauty school is Google Glass - Engadget

January 18, 2014 - 1:08pm

Pulse 2.0

The future of beauty school is Google Glass
Engadget
At least according to L'Oreal. The hair care giant (and purveyor of giant hair) just announced Matrix Class for Glass, which gives clients and beauty school students a stylists-eye view of your head. The three-part program includes a video series of in-depth ...
L'Oreal announces Matrix Class for Google GlassPulse 2.0

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Obama's restrictions on NSA surveillance rely on narrow definition of 'spying' - Washington Post

January 18, 2014 - 7:17am

Newsweek

Obama's restrictions on NSA surveillance rely on narrow definition of 'spying'
Washington Post
President Obama said Friday, in his first major speech on electronic surveillance, that “the United States is not spying on ordinary people who don't threaten our national security.” Obama placed restrictions on access to domestic phone records collected by ...
Obama: Tech a 'tool for individual empowerment, not government control'CNET
US-Germany relations hit new low amid NSA spying scandal, official saysNBCNews.com (blog)
Obama ordered curbs on NSA powers to use dataJagran Josh
Los Angeles Times -TIME -BBC News
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Google is Working on New 'Chromoting' App for iOS - iClarified

January 18, 2014 - 7:10am

Android Community

Google is Working on New 'Chromoting' App for iOS
iClarified
A message spotted on Chromium.org reveals that Google is working on Chromoting for iOS, as well as the previously reported Android version. Chromoting is a client app which lets you control your computer from a smartphone or tablet. The message ...
Looks like Google's Chrome remote desktop app will come to iOS, tooTechRadar UK
Google Now Makes Its Way Onto Your Desktop In ChromeAndroid Headlines - Android News
Google Is Working On A "Chromoting" App For iOS Users, TooTechCrunch
Engadget -Android Community -FierceCIO
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Reports say Apple will sell 8GB iPhone 4 in India for around Rs 23000 - Firstpost

January 18, 2014 - 5:48am

Mobiletor.com

Reports say Apple will sell 8GB iPhone 4 in India for around Rs 23000
Firstpost
We already have reservations about whether Apple's possible iPhone 4 relaunch in India is a sound strategy, but it looks like the company is going ahead with it. One thing has changed since the last time we heard about Apple's plan for India. Reports today ...
Why Apple May Bring Its Secret Sales Weapon to IndiaDailyFinance
iPhone 6 Features We Want from AppleGotta Be Mobile
Apple Stores will replace damaged iPhone 5c screens for $149 without a ...Pulse 2.0
Business Insider Australia -Wall St. Cheat Sheet -Guardian Liberty Voice
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