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Aiming to sidestep Apple dispute, Obama makes case for access to device data - Reuters

March 11, 2016 - 11:17pm

Reuters

Aiming to sidestep Apple dispute, Obama makes case for access to device data
Reuters
AUSTIN, Texas U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday made a passionate case for mobile devices to be built in a way that would allow the government to gain access to personal data if needed to prevent a terrorist attack or enforce tax laws. Speaking at ...

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Aiming to sidestep Apple dispute, Obama makes case for access to device data - Reuters

March 11, 2016 - 11:17pm

Reuters

Aiming to sidestep Apple dispute, Obama makes case for access to device data
Reuters
AUSTIN, Texas U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday made a passionate case for mobile devices to be built in a way that would allow the government to gain access to personal data if needed to prevent a terrorist attack or enforce tax laws. Speaking at ...
Everyone now wants to use this mobile protection appNew York Post
Data Sheet—Saturday, March 12, 2016Fortune

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Mercedes is giving its respectable E-Class some extra bite - Devil's Lake Daily Journal

March 11, 2016 - 8:03pm

Motor Authority

Mercedes is giving its respectable E-Class some extra bite
Devil's Lake Daily Journal
Mercedes-AMG. Mercedes-Benz unveiled its latest E-Class sedan in January at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. Now the company has given its bread-and-butter midsize luxury sedan an edgy alter ego. This week, the Stuttgart, Germany-based auto maker ...
Mercedes-AMG E43Top Speed
2017 Mercedes-AMG E43 revealed ahead of New York Auto ShowWashington Post
New 2017 Mercedes-AMG E43The Auto Channel (blog)
Insider Car News
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Snapchat has a secret team possibly building a pair of smart glasses - TechCrunch

March 11, 2016 - 5:30pm

CNET

Snapchat has a secret team possibly building a pair of smart glasses
TechCrunch
Snapchat has been known for some bold (and perplexing) moves in regards to content features, attempting to revamp event marketing through Stories, redefine journalism through Discover and rethink the selfie through Lenses. They've tackled software ...
SnapGlass? HoloChat? Snapchat is secretly hiring wearable technology expertsCNET
Report: Snapchat is assembling a super team to build smart glassesMashable
It looks like Snapchat is working on some kind of smart glassesBusiness Insider
TechnoBuffalo -Digital Trends
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Kodak Alaris unveils social media app at SXSW - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

March 11, 2016 - 4:40pm

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Kodak Alaris unveils social media app at SXSW
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Kodak Alaris unveiled plans to move into the social media sphere on Friday with the introduction of a revamped Kodak Moments smartphone app. The company unveiled the app on opening day of this year's SXSW (South by Southwest) convention in Austin.
Kodak tries its hand at social with new “Kodak Moments” storytelling appTechCrunch
Kodak Releases New 'Moments' App For Visual StorytellingTech Times
Kodak app to separate precious photo memoriesSalt Lake Tribune
Bidness ETC -Post-Bulletin -The Bakersfield Californian
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Closing apps to save on your iPhone battery is a myth - Washington Post

March 11, 2016 - 4:40pm

Washington Post

Closing apps to save on your iPhone battery is a myth
Washington Post
Apple said this week that running unused apps is not draining your phone battery, dispelling a long-held belief that had battery conscious iPhone users constantly managing their open apps. In an email exchange prompted by iPhone user "Caleb," Apple ...
Apple exec: Background apps on iPhones don't gobble up batteryCNET
Closing iPhone apps won't save battery - but these 3 tips willSlashGear
Force-Quitting iOS Apps Saves Battery, Right? NopePC Magazine
International Business Times -ValueWalk -Mac Rumors
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Hands-on: Whispers of the Old Gods turns Polymorph into your best friend in Hearthstone - VentureBeat

March 11, 2016 - 3:50pm

VentureBeat

Hands-on: Whispers of the Old Gods turns Polymorph into your best friend in Hearthstone
VentureBeat
I've never been happy to hear a sheep's bleat as I was while playing the demo for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft's upcoming expansion, Whispers of the Old Gods. Blizzard Entertainment announced the new 134-card, Lovecraft-themed release today.
Blockbuster Mobile Game 'Hearthstone' Gets A New Cast of MonstersFortune
Madness beckons: Whispers of the Old Gods expands Hearthstone this April/MayDigital Trends
New Hearthstone Expansion: Whispers of the Old GodsGazette Review
WorthPlaying.com -GameZone -MMORPG News
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Nintendo's 'Miitomo' mobile app goes live in Japan next week - Engadget

March 11, 2016 - 3:35pm

Engadget

Nintendo's 'Miitomo' mobile app goes live in Japan next week
Engadget
For people in Japan, the anticipation of Nintendo's first smartphone app will be over soon. The company announced today via Twitter that Miitomo, its long-awaited, free-to-play mobile title, is launching in Japan on March 17th. As a refresher, the game ...
Miitomo launching in Japan next weekPolygon
Miitomo launching on March 17 in JapanWii U Daily
Nintendo's Miitomo Gets Release Date for JapanGameSpot
Nintendo World Report -Twinfinite -Attack of the Fanboy
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Elite: Dangerous Game To Be Oculus Rift Launch Title - Cinema Blend

March 11, 2016 - 1:59pm

Cinema Blend

Elite: Dangerous Game To Be Oculus Rift Launch Title
Cinema Blend
Frontier Developments' Elite: Dangerous will be an Oculus Rift launch title. If the headline didn't quite give it away both Oculus and Frontier made it known on their own respective platforms that the game will natively support the Oculus Rift and that ...
It's official, pilot – Elite Dangerous will have full Rift CV1 support at launchDigital Trends
Oculus Rift Getting Immersive Deep Space Experience On Launch Day With Frontier's 'Elite Dangerous' Space ...Tech Times
'Elite Dangerous' will return to Oculus Rift on launch dayEngadget
Tom's Hardware -iDigitalTimes.com -Ars Technica
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The essential VR accessory for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift buyers - SlashGear

March 11, 2016 - 1:13pm

SlashGear

The essential VR accessory for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift buyers
SlashGear
If you want to escape the real world, it's soon going to be easier than ever with virtual reality. Sure, you can use books, TV, and even non-VR video games to escape, but it's not quite the same. With all of those options, you're still connected to the ...
Take out space pirates in 'Gunjack' on Oculus Rift and ViveEngadget
Gear VR Smash Hit 'Gunjack' Making Its Way To PCTom's Hardware
PlayStation VR news: Sony exec admits HTC Vive has 'better VR'Vine Report
Ecumenical News -Gamasutra -Gamespresso
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The DOJ Threatens to Seize Apple's Crown Jewels - Fortune

March 11, 2016 - 1:11pm

Fortune

The DOJ Threatens to Seize Apple's Crown Jewels
Fortune
The government's over-reach in San Bernardino has finally gone too far. The court papers filed by the Justice Department on Thursday—the ones describing Apple's rhetoric in the San Bernardino standoff as “false” and “corrosive”—objected in particular ...
Companies to Step Up Corporate Bond Purchases, Citigroup SaysBloomberg
The Sickest Burns From the Apple/FBI Dispute This WeekSlate Magazine (blog)
War of Words Between Apple and Feds Over San Bernardino iPhone IntensifiesVariety
New York Times -Newsday -Computerworld
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Everquest Next Cancelled by Daybreak Games - The Escapist

March 11, 2016 - 1:01pm

The Escapist

Everquest Next Cancelled by Daybreak Games
The Escapist
Almost three years after its announcement, Everquest Next has been cancelled by the Daybreak Game Company. eq-next-320. The announcement came today in a post on the company's official site. Daybreak Games president Russ Shanks made the ...
EverQuest Next Canceled, 'Wasn't Fun' Says DeveloperIGN
'It wasn't fun'Destructoid
EverQuest Next is cancelled, but Landmark will go onPC Gamer
TheWrap -Zam News -Eurogamer.net
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The Sickest Burns From the Apple/FBI Dispute This Week - Slate Magazine (blog)

March 11, 2016 - 12:54pm

Slate Magazine (blog)

The Sickest Burns From the Apple/FBI Dispute This Week
Slate Magazine (blog)
For the last few weeks Apple and the FBI have been duking it out in court over whether Apple can be compelled to unlock one of the San Bernardino shooters' iPhones. And as the case drags on, everyone is getting a little testy. Lily Hay Newman. Lily Hay ...

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Rocket League is trading soccer for basketball - SlashGear

March 11, 2016 - 12:35pm

SlashGear

Rocket League is trading soccer for basketball
SlashGear
Rocket League, the indie game that became an instant smash hit on the PlayStation 4 and saw a recent release on the Xbox One, is getting a new mode in the near future that looks to completely change-up the gameplay. See, Rocket League is basically ...
Soon, Play Basketball in Car-Football Game Rocket LeagueNDTV
Basketball mode coming to car soccer game Rocket LeagueEntertainment Weekly
Dying Light bringing a little taste of Rocket League to its dirt buggiesWindows Central
TechSpot -PlayStation LifeStyle -iDigitalTimes.com
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OneNote tries to draw in Evernote users with a new migration tool - PCWorld

March 11, 2016 - 11:01am

PCWorld

OneNote tries to draw in Evernote users with a new migration tool
PCWorld
Microsoft is trying to lure users away from Evernote with a new tool that lets people migrate their notes from the startup's note-taking service. The Redmond-based company released a beta version of its OneNote importer tool for Windows on Friday. It ...
Microsoft launches OneNote importer tool for Evernote usersVentureBeat
Microsoft debuts tool for importing Evernote notes to OneNoteZDNet
Microsoft's OneNote now lets you import Evernote notesThe Verge
Neowin -Engadget
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Watch Loretta Lynch Argue Why Apple Should Help the FBI - Fortune

March 11, 2016 - 9:59am

Fortune

Watch Loretta Lynch Argue Why Apple Should Help the FBI
Fortune
“We're not asking for a backdoor,” the attorney general says. In the case pitting Apple against the FBI, things got a little ugly on Thursday. As the government pushes for Apple's help to uncover information sealed inside a San Bernardino shooter's ...
US top cop takes FBI's iPhone case to Stephen Colbert's audienceCNET
Colbert discusses battle between Apple and FBI with U.S. Attorney GeneralBGR
Apple-FBI Feud Over iPhone Encryption Turns UglyInvestor's Business Daily
AlterNet -Mac Rumors -The Mac Observer
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Adobe warns users to patch a critical Flash vulnerability - Engadget

March 11, 2016 - 8:30am

Engadget

Adobe warns users to patch a critical Flash vulnerability
Engadget
Stop me if you've heard this one. Adobe has released a new patch for Flash that fixes "critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system," according to the security bulletin. It says the update ...
Adobe rushes out emergency update for 'critical' Flash security flawCNET
Adobe issues an emergency patch for FlashInquirer
Adobe issues emergency patch for Flash bugBBC News
Mac Rumors -Windows Central -Mac Kung Fu
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The smaller iPhone SE could be a really big deal - Macworld

March 11, 2016 - 7:20am

Macworld

The smaller iPhone SE could be a really big deal
Macworld
By far the biggest rumor about Apple's upcoming event—and, I suppose, simultaneously the smallest—is the so-called iPhone SE (and may we hope that it will return some sanity, in the form of capital letters, to iPhone model names?). The supposed 4 ...

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