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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 - imaging resource

April 4, 2016 - 11:38pm

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
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Say hello to the GX8's little brother, the Panasonic GX85 -- or the GX7 Mark II if you're in Japan, or the GX80 in Europe and the rest of the world. Despite being smaller and lighter than the GX8, the Panasonic GX85 is nevertheless still an enthusiast ...
LUMIX GX85 - High Image Quality and High Performance Packed in a Compact BodyPR Newswire (press release)
With 4K video and advanced stabilization, the $800 Lumix GX85 hits a sweet spotCNET
Panasonic GX85 '7-axis' stabilization makes photos and 4K videos rock steadyDigital Trends
Tom's Guide -WIRED -The Verge -Engadget
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Facebook adds spoken photo captions for iOS screen readers - VentureBeat

April 4, 2016 - 11:00pm

VentureBeat

Facebook adds spoken photo captions for iOS screen readers
VentureBeat
Facebook today announced the launch of a feature called automatic alternative text. It's a big step forward in accessibility because it will allow people who use screen readers — software that provides spoken descriptions of what's onscreen — to ...
Facebook begins using artificial intelligence to describe photos to blind usersThe Verge
Facebook is getting better for the blind thanks to clever AICNET
Facebook Just Launched AI-Powered Technology That Reads Photos to the BlindFortune
Huffington Post -USA TODAY -TechCrunch -WIRED
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NASA partners with Microsoft to launch “mixed reality” Mars exhibit - TechCrunch

April 4, 2016 - 7:33pm

TechCrunch

NASA partners with Microsoft to launch “mixed reality” Mars exhibit
TechCrunch
NASA has collaborated with Microsoft to create a new mixed-reality exhibit known as “Destination: Mars“, allowing the public to explore the red planet with holographic tour guides. The exhibit will open this summer in Florida at NASA's Kennedy Space ...
NASA's use of HoloLens puts you on Mars with Buzz AldrinEngadget
How virtual, augmented reality helps NASA explore spaceSan Jose Mercury News
An interview with a Microsoft HoloLens true believerVentureBeat
SuperSite for Windows -Redmond Channel Partner -Forbes -Eureka Times Standard
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Intel's New President Oversees Big Management Changes - Seeking Alpha

April 4, 2016 - 4:24pm

Seeking Alpha

Intel's New President Oversees Big Management Changes
Seeking Alpha
This Seeking Alpha Eye on Tech column looks at the pending departures of the execs respectively in charge of Intel's PC/mobile processor and IoT product divisions. News of the departures shortly follows a Bloomberg report stating wireless modem/radio ...
Intel Says Two Senior Executives to DepartWall Street Journal
Intel's top PC, IoT executives set to leave after a management shakeupPCWorld
Intel loses execs managing PCs and the Internet of ThingsEngadget
EE Times -Fortune -CRN -ZDNet
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Nest is permanently disabling the Revolv smart home hub - The Verge

April 4, 2016 - 2:40pm

The Verge

Nest is permanently disabling the Revolv smart home hub
The Verge
Nest is coming under fire following an announcement that Revolv, a smart home startup it acquired two years ago, would be permanently shutting off its product starting May 15th. The decision, announced in a quiet note on Revolv's website at some point ...
Nest demonstrates the risks of being an early adopter by shutting down RevolvTechCrunch
Nest kills integration with Revolv's smart devicesEngadget
Nest to deliberately brick old smart hubsZDNet
Android Headlines - Android News -VentureBeat -SlashGear -9 to 5 Google
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Pebble brings iOS text replies to Verizon, adds customizable vibrations & more - Apple Insider

April 4, 2016 - 2:16pm

Apple Insider

Pebble brings iOS text replies to Verizon, adds customizable vibrations & more
Apple Insider
Pebble on Monday announced a series of service and software updates for its multi-platform smartwatches, most notably enabling the iOS text reply feature for Verizon iPhones. After configuring the option through an updated Pebble app, Verizon customers ...
You can finally reply from your Pebble watch with you Verizon iPhoneDigital Trends
Your Pebble smartwatch now tracks long napsVentureBeat
Pebble brings text replies to iOS users on VerizonEngadget
SlashGear -Phone Arena -PhoneDog -The Verge
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Google Releases Changelog for April 2016 Security Patch - Android Headlines - Android News

April 4, 2016 - 1:12pm

TechCrunch

Google Releases Changelog for April 2016 Security Patch
Android Headlines - Android News
Keeping up with the Monthly Security updates, Google has just released the security bulletin for the April 2016 update. Samsung and Verizon actually beat Google to rolling out this update, and pushed it out to the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge last week.
Google's Nexus security update for April fixes 8 critical Android bugsTechCrunch
April's Android Security Update Kicks Off Today With Factory Images (Updated)Droid Life (press release) (blog)
Google still plagued by nasty Mediaserver bug with new Android security patchesZDNet

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Microsoft confirms built-in Hyper-V containers are coming to Windows 10 testers soon - ZDNet

April 4, 2016 - 12:53pm

ZDNet

Microsoft confirms built-in Hyper-V containers are coming to Windows 10 testers soon
ZDNet
Microsoft is building support for Hyper-V containers into Windows 10 client, company officials publicly acknowledged late last week. containersinwin10.jpg. On the last day of its Build 2016 developer conference, Microsoft announced that -- as rumored ...
Satya Nadella on why you'll love Cortana, how cars are like data centers, and what's spurring all these global startupsBusiness Insider
At Build, Microsoft tried a different way to win mobile developers' heartsPCWorld
Some Thoughts About Windows 10 Mobile and ContinuumThurrott.com (blog)
TechCrunch -Neowin -Seeking Alpha -CNET
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Microsoft tests $4-per-month Outlook Premium, with custom domains and no ads - PCWorld

April 4, 2016 - 12:10pm

TechCrunch

Microsoft tests $4-per-month Outlook Premium, with custom domains and no ads
PCWorld
Microsoft is testing a premium version of Outlook.com that removes the ads and supports custom domains for email addresses. According to Brad Sams at Thurrott.com, Outlook Premium is free for one year and then costs $3.99 per month during the trial ...
Outlook Premium, Microsoft's subscription email service, starts trials at $3.99 per monthTechCrunch
Microsoft's Outlook Premium is now in testing for $3.99 per monthThe Verge
Outlook Premium gives you custom email addresses for $3.99 per monthEngadget
Neowin -WebProNews -SlashGear -Ubergizmo
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Toyota the next automaker to launch vague data-centric company - CNET

April 4, 2016 - 11:08am

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Toyota the next automaker to launch vague data-centric company
CNET
Why, yes, the future of mobility does appear a bit terrifying, even if the car is only trying to open the trunk for you. Toyota. It seems like each week, another automaker spins off part of its company to deal with the fact that the automobile as it ...
UPDATE 1-Toyota expands Microsoft partnership in connected vehicle servicesReuters
Toyota forms company to prepare for new mobilityAppeal-Democrat
Toyota forms Toyota Connected, builds data science on Microsoft AzureZDNet
TechRepublic -Automotive News -Automobile -GeekWire
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PlayStation Employee Goes Above and Beyond to Help Gamer With Cerebral Palsy - GameSpot

April 4, 2016 - 9:25am

GameSpot

PlayStation Employee Goes Above and Beyond to Help Gamer With Cerebral Palsy
GameSpot
A PlayStation employee came to the aid of a gamer suffering from Cerebral Palsy, after he contacted the company to explain the DualShock 4's touchpad was making it difficult for him to play. "When I use the PlayStation 4 controller my game constantly ...
Sony Creates Custom PS4 Controller for Gamer with Cerebral PalsyGame Rant
Sony made a custom PS4 controller for a gamer with cerebral palsyEngadget
Sony employee mods DualShock controller for disabled gamerSlashGear
GameZone -Business Insider -PlayStation LifeStyle -The Mighty
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'Uncharted 4' shows what its devs learned from 'The Last of Us' - Engadget

April 4, 2016 - 9:01am

Engadget

'Uncharted 4' shows what its devs learned from 'The Last of Us'
Engadget
Refined gameplay, expanded stealth and a focus on family are just a few things to expect. Devindra Hardawar , @devindra. 0m ago in AV. Comments. Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. Nathan Drake thought he was out of the treasure hunting business, but ...
Uncharted 4 Interview: Naughty Dog on Crafting a Legendary EndingGameSpot
Can Uncharted 4 go big without losing its soul?The Verge
Uncharted 4 – how stealth and exploration will shape Drake's final adventureThe Guardian
Geek Snack -SegmentNext -moviepilot.com -TrustedReviews
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At Build, Microsoft tried a different way to win mobile developers' hearts - PCWorld

April 4, 2016 - 8:18am

PCWorld

At Build, Microsoft tried a different way to win mobile developers' hearts
PCWorld
At its Build developer conference this week, Microsoft showed how it plans to stay relevant in the mobile computing market without a popular mobile OS. Microsoft's plan isn't so much to rely on developers building applications for Windows 10 Mobile ...
Satya Nadella on why you'll love Cortana, how cars are like data centers, and what's spurring all these global startupsBusiness Insider
The Future of CortanaThurrott.com (blog)
New Start Menu features on the way in Windows 10 Anniversary UpdateBetaNews
InfoWorld -Neowin -ZDNet -Tech Times
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BlackBerry makes BBM secrecy functions free - Computerworld

April 4, 2016 - 7:38am

Computerworld

BlackBerry makes BBM secrecy functions free
Computerworld
With privacy and secrecy functions a given in competing messaging systems, BlackBerry is dropping the subscription fee for users of the "retract" and "timer" functions of its cross-platform BBM messaging app. As BlackBerry's share of the smartphone ...
BlackBerry Gives BBM Users Free Access To Retract And Timer FeaturesTech Times
BBM's paid privacy features go freeEngadget
BlackBerry makes its BBM privacy features freeThe Verge
Tech News Today -VentureBeat -ZDNet -CTV News
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Taliban propaganda app removed from Google Play store - The Verge

April 4, 2016 - 6:24am

The Verge

Taliban propaganda app removed from Google Play store
The Verge
An Android app developed by the Taliban has been removed from the Google Play store for promoting hate speech, the BBC reports. The Pashto-language app, called Alemarah, contained official statements, videos, and other content from the Islamist group, ...
Afghan Taliban Makes Unsuccessful Foray into AppsNewsweek
Google Diffuses Taliban's Explosive App on Play StoreBidness ETC
Google removes Taliban app from the Play Store, alleged ISIS app remains9 to 5 Google
Voice of America -Bloomberg -Fortune -Opptrends
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Siri update offers support for rape victims and suicide questions - Telegraph.co.uk

April 4, 2016 - 5:37am

Telegraph.co.uk

Siri update offers support for rape victims and suicide questions
Telegraph.co.uk
Apple's digital assistant has been updated to provide more compassionate and helpful advice in response to users' questions about rape, suicide and abuse. The assistant, known as Siri, was previously condemned alongside Samsung, Google and ...
Siri Now Appropriately Responds To Statements About Physical Or Sexual AbuseUbergizmo
Siri Update News: Apple's voice-assistant “Siri” now responds appropriately to Sexual AssaultsNews Every day
Apple updates Siri to appropriately respond to statements like 'I was raped'IBNLive
Mic -Hot Hardware -Refinery29 -Mashable
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HP says its new ultra-thin laptop will out-innovate Apple - The Verge

April 4, 2016 - 3:09am

The Verge

HP says its new ultra-thin laptop will out-innovate Apple
The Verge
Having made a habit of emulating (if not outright imitating) Apple's MacBook and MacBook Air lines in recent years, HP believes its latest laptops are going to propel it to a position of design leadership. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal ahead of ...
HP's Thinnest Ever Laptop Will Go Head-To-Head With Apple's MacBookInternational Business Times
HP is convinced its new laptop will be a MacBook-beaterCult of Mac
MacBook Pro 2016 news, rumors: Great new features; June 13 release date?Christian Daily
NDTV -MNR Daily -The Christian Times -Bitbag
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