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You no longer have to be completely anonymous on Yik Yak - Mashable

March 8, 2016 - 11:02am

Mashable

You no longer have to be completely anonymous on Yik Yak
Mashable
Yik Yak, the app known for its anonymous sharing on college campuses, is now taking a small step back from total anonymity. The app is introducing handles, which allows the app's users to share messages and post comments using individual usernames.
Yik Yak Introduces Screen Names To Curb Anonymous TrollingHuffington Post
Controversial app Yik Yak is becoming less anonymousBusiness Insider
Yik Yak asks users to create user names in a step away from anonymityThe Verge
PC Magazine -International Business Times -Engadget
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Shorts app wants everyone to see what's in your camera roll - Mashable

March 8, 2016 - 10:02am

Mashable

Shorts app wants everyone to see what's in your camera roll
Mashable
Are you ready to share not just your best photo moments, but almost all the contents of your camera roll with friends, family and maybe a few strangers? This is the new vision from app developer Paul Davison, most known for his social "near me" app ...
Highlight's new Shorts app lets you meet people based on photos they've takenVentureBeat
This App Lets You Peek Into a Friend's Life Through a Phone's Camera RollFortune
Shorts is an insane social camera roll from the makers of HighlightThe Verge
WIRED -Digital Trends -Refinery29
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ExxonMobil lets you buy gas using Apple Pay at the pump - CNET

March 8, 2016 - 8:41am

CNET

ExxonMobil lets you buy gas using Apple Pay at the pump
CNET
Bryant Russell, Americas program manager for mobile payment and loyalty at ExxonMobil, shows how you can pay for gas using Apple Pay on your iPhone. Shara Tibken/CNET. The wind picked up and rain started to fall just as I got to the San Mateo gas ...
ExxonMobil Now Supports Apple Pay in 'Speedpass+' AppMac Rumors
ExxonMobil launches Apple Pay at the pump at 6000 stations, only through in-app purchaseApple Insider
Buy Gas at ExxonMobil Stations With Apple PayPC Magazine
Tech Times -9 to 5 Mac -The Verge
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I went on the world's worst speed date to show you how not to use Skype Translator - PCWorld

March 8, 2016 - 5:37am

PCWorld

I went on the world's worst speed date to show you how not to use Skype Translator
PCWorld
Imagine speed-dating someone over video chat who doesn't speak your language. A chaperone takes notes—not of your character, but on whether you spoke ill of the chat technology itself: Skype Translator. This was my life on Monday, and I spent 20 ...
Microsoft Skype Translator Now Supports Arabic With Real-Time TranslationTech Times
Microsoft kills off Skype for TVsThe Verge
Microsoft's Skype Translator now speaks ArabicVentureBeat
BBC News -WinBeta -BetaNews
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US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case - New York Times

March 8, 2016 - 2:37am

New York Daily News

US Appeals Ruling on Accessing Data in New York iPhone Case
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Calling a New York judge's ruling "an unprecedented limitation" on judicial authority, the Justice Department has asked a Brooklyn federal court to reverse a decision that said Apple Inc. wasn't required to pry open a locked iPhone.
The US Justice Department is still gunning for Apple to help unlock an iPhone in a drugs caseBusiness Insider
DOJ appeals New York court order in favor of ApplePCWorld
Fears about implications of unlocking an iPhone are 'far afield,' US attorneys sayVentureBeat
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