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Marriot hotels do U-turn over wi-fi hotspot blocks - BBC News

January 15, 2015 - 7:14am

BBC News

Marriot hotels do U-turn over wi-fi hotspot blocks
BBC News
Hotel group Marriott International has announced it will stop blocking guests from using personal wi-fi kits. The firm was fined $600,000 (£395,000) last year by a US watchdog after a complaint that it had jammed mobile hotspots at a hotel in Nashville. Marriott ...
Marriott Will Stop Blocking Your Wi-Fi DevicesHuffington Post
Marriott drops plans to pop the open WiFi genie back in the bottleInquirer
Marriott no longer wants to block guests' WiFi devicesEngadget
Hot Hardware -Travel Agent -ITCM
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Toyota Oculus Rift app uses virtual reality to explain distracted driving - The Guardian

January 15, 2015 - 5:50am

The Guardian

Toyota Oculus Rift app uses virtual reality to explain distracted driving
The Guardian
Wearing an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset while driving? That's unlikely to end well. But Toyota's new app for the device aims to raise awareness of the dangers of “distracted driving” when motorists are safely off the road. Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show, ...
Toyota's VR driving simulator teaches teens to focus on the roadEngadget
Toyota's Oculus Rift-Based Distracted Driving Simulator Perfectly Parrots ...TechCrunch
Toyota Oculus Rift Simulation Teaches New Drivers About Dangers Of ...Yibada (English Edition)
The Verge -Viral Global News
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China's Xiaomi unveils two thinner, lighter phablets - BBC News

January 15, 2015 - 3:30am

BBC News

China's Xiaomi unveils two thinner, lighter phablets
BBC News
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled two flagship phablets in Beijing on Thursday, comparing them directly with Apple's largest iPhones. Chief executive Lei Jun introduced the Mi Note, saying it was shorter, thinner and lighter than the iPhone 6 ...
The Xiaomi Mi Note is the company's newest flagship phabletCNET
Xiaomi's new phone wants to be an iPhone killerCNNMoney
Xiaomi Moves Into Higher End of Phone Market With New DevicesBusinessweek
TechCrunch -PCWorld -Engadget
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Three steps to the perfect smartwatch - BetaNews

January 15, 2015 - 2:30am

BetaNews

Three steps to the perfect smartwatch
BetaNews
Even with all the trillion dollar estimates on what the wearables market will become by the turn of the decade, the outlook at the current juncture is slightly bleak for all but the biggest of manufacturers. Research released by the University of Pennsylvania ...
30 Days Of iOS Tips: Rearrange The Shortcuts Toolbar In The iPhone's Music AppMacgasm
Apple Turns Stores into GalleriesTop Tech News
7 Most Important iPhone AppsGotta Be Mobile

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Apple Turns Stores into Galleries - Top Tech News

January 15, 2015 - 2:02am

Top Tech News

Apple Turns Stores into Galleries
Top Tech News
Apple is turning its retail stores into art galleries featuring the work of professional photographers and other artists who use iPads, iPhones and Mac computers to create. Travel photographer Austin Mann used an iPhone 6 to take otherworldly panoramic ...

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UPDATE 1-NY AG to propose new bill to strengthen data security law - Reuters

January 14, 2015 - 11:36pm

New York Times

UPDATE 1-NY AG to propose new bill to strengthen data security law
Reuters
(Adds details, Schneiderman's quote). Jan 15 (Reuters) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman will propose legislation on Thursday that he says would make the state's data security law the strongest in the country and require "unprecedented ...
New York Attorney General Seeks Expanded Reporting Requirements on Data ...New York Times
NY attorney general proposes tougher data security lawChron.com
NY AG to propose new bill to strengthen data security lawJamestown Sun

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Facebook to post Amber Alerts - Fox11online.com

January 14, 2015 - 10:08pm

Fox11online.com

Facebook to post Amber Alerts
Fox11online.com
Law enforcement officers are hopeful Facebook posting Amber Alerts will help locate missing children faster. imcache · FOX 11 Live in Seattle. 9:39 pm. Watch FOX 11's Justin Felder's live report from Seattle. Assembly hears hours of testimony on school ...
AMBER Alerts to be Sent Through FacebookIt's Relevant: New Canaan
Facebook To Post Amber Alerts To Help Find Missing KidsKtoo
Amber Alerts in Connecticut to now be issued on FacebookWaterbury Republican American
WatertownDailyTimes.com -Patch.com -TechNewsWorld
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New 'Xenoblade Chronicles X' Trailer Looks Stunning - Forbes

January 14, 2015 - 8:41pm

Forbes

New 'Xenoblade Chronicles X' Trailer Looks Stunning
Forbes
Nintendo Nintendo recently showed off Monolith Soft's upcoming and visually sumptuous Xenoblade Chronicles X on the Wii U by releasing a new trailer. It emphasizes the size of the game world and it's clear that this will be a very big game indeed.

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US lawmakers to begin net neutrality bill discussion this week - Reuters

January 14, 2015 - 7:40pm

Reuters

US lawmakers to begin net neutrality bill discussion this week
Reuters
Pro-net neutrality Internet activists rally in the neighborhood where U.S. President Barack Obama attended a fundraiser in Los Angeles, California July 23, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Alcorn. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers plan to start drafting ...

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Windows 7 mainstream support ends - CNET

January 14, 2015 - 7:18pm

Windows 7 mainstream support ends
CNET
Microsoft will end mainstream support for Windows 7 Service Pack 1 on January 13. Find out what that means for you. Tuong Nguyen. by Tuong Nguyen. January 12, 2015 5:07 PM PST. Follow @@TuongLNguyen. On January 13, Microsoft officially ends ...

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Twitter goes on the road (and offers prizes) to get more apps - Engadget

January 14, 2015 - 6:05pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Twitter goes on the road (and offers prizes) to get more apps
Engadget
Twitter is determined to put its frameworks into as many of your apps as it can, and it's going to great lengths (in some cases, literally) to make sure that happens. The social network has unveiled Flock, a worldwide tour that will show developers how to put ...
Twitter Promotes Fabric App With City EventsMediaPost Communications
Twitter bringing app development seminar to St. LouisSTLtoday.com
Twitter to tour the world teaching developers how to build appsCIO Australia
Marketing Land
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Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a pretty lame start - Washington Post

January 14, 2015 - 5:24pm

USA TODAY

Mark Zuckerberg's book club is off to a pretty lame start
Washington Post
When Mark Zuckerberg invited 30 million people to his brand-new book club on Jan. 2, the Internet reacted hysterically: Sales of his first book pick, Moisés Naím's “The End of Power,” skyrocketed overnight, jumping into Amazon's top 10 books from its ...
Mark Zuckerberg throws shade at Google GlassMashable
Zuckerberg: Why I condemned Charlie Hebdo attacksUSA TODAY
Zuckerberg Takes Internet.org and Town Hall Q&A to ColombiaNBCNews.com
Reuters -Bloomberg -ABC News
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Getting the Most Out of Apple's iOS 8 - New York Times

January 14, 2015 - 5:22pm

New York Daily News

Getting the Most Out of Apple's iOS 8
New York Times
EVERY new mobile operating system needs a little time to settle in. But now that Apple's iOS 8 has been out about four months — long enough to fix some bugs in iOS 8.1 — we have had some time to get used to its new features. Whether you are still getting ...
15 tricks you probably didn't know your iPhone could doNew York Daily News
iPhone 5s iOS 8 battery lifeLoad The Game
iOS 8 Latest Download – Top 5 Features RevealedThe Fuse Joplin
Tech Times -Business Insider -Gotta Be Mobile
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T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell - The Recorder

January 14, 2015 - 5:06pm

Wall Street Journal

T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell
The Recorder
The Telecommunications Act of 1996 provides, in relevant part, that "[a]ny decision by a State or local government or instrumentality thereof to deny a request to place, construct, or modify personal wireless service facilities shall be in writing and supported by ...
High court rules for T-MobileInvestor's Business Daily
Supreme Court Sides With Company in Cell-Tower DisputeWall Street Journal
Supreme Court Eases Rules For Cell Phone TowersForbes
Reuters -RCR Wireless News -Multichannel News
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Elon Musk says Tesla Model 3 will be $35000 -- without tax incentives - Mashable

January 14, 2015 - 4:57pm

Mashable

Elon Musk says Tesla Model 3 will be $35000 -- without tax incentives
Mashable
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk doesn't think everyone should be making the Chevy Bolt out to be a Tesla competitor. The Bolt is a 200-mile-range electric concept car that Chevrolet prices at $30,000 after tax incentives. The upcoming Tesla Model 3, on the ...

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Beautiful iMac concept design mixes past with present - Mashable

January 14, 2015 - 4:49pm

Mashable

Beautiful iMac concept design mixes past with present
Mashable
The fancy new Retina 5K iMac certainly is pretty to look at, but there's something about the simplicity of the past mixed with the latest technology to make something truly stand out. See also: These Kids Are Not Impressed by Ancient Apple Computers. Case in ...
Check Out This Gorgeous Throwback iMac ConceptTIME
A Slick Macintosh Design, Inspired by the Very First Mac of All TimeWired
Curved Mocks Up an Homage to the Original MacTidBITS
Irish Examiner -Macro Insider
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Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster - CNN

January 14, 2015 - 12:38pm

CNN

Traffic lights on your windshield could get you home faster
CNN
Tomorrow Transformed explores innovative approaches and opportunities available in business and society through technology. (CNN) Being stuck in traffic is one of the most infuriating experiences for a driver, but researchers at Carnegie Mellon University ...
Virtual Traffic Lights Give Directions on Your Windshield to Make Ride Home ...Headlines & Global News
Smart personalised windshield displays could slash stop signs by 60%Daily Mail
Traffic lights on windshields speed commutesKSPR

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Google rolling out Classroom mobile app for students, teachers - ZDNet

January 14, 2015 - 12:02pm

VentureBeat

Google rolling out Classroom mobile app for students, teachers
ZDNet
Google is launching a new Classroom-branded mobile app aimed at boosting encouraging digital collaboration between teachers and students. Google Apps for Education counts more than 40 million students, teachers and administrators among its user ...
Google Classroom goes mobile, launches apps for Android and iOSThe American Bazaar
Mobile App Now Available for Google ClassroomT.H.E. Journal
Google launches mobile app for Classroom, its toolbox to connect teachers and ...VentureBeat
TechCrunch -The iPad Guide -Android Headlines - Android News
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Google to test mix-and-match Ara smartphones in Puerto Rico - CNET

January 14, 2015 - 11:29am

CNET

Google to test mix-and-match Ara smartphones in Puerto Rico
CNET
The search giant shows off the latest in its Project Ara initiative, which will let consumers build their phones just the way they want them. by Richard Nieva · @richardjnieva; 15 January 2015, 4:10 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.
Google's modular Project Ara smartphone will begin pilot testing in Puerto Rico ...The Verge
Project Ara's next device will stand equal to a top-tier smartphoneEngadget
Google plans 2015 Project Ara 'Market Pilot' launch in Puerto RicoVentureBeat
SlashGear -TechCrunch -Gizmodo
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New 'Fire Emblem' Game Coming To 3DS - Forbes

January 14, 2015 - 10:16am

Forbes

New 'Fire Emblem' Game Coming To 3DS
Forbes
One of the more exciting announcements in today's Nintendo Direct was the reveal of a new handheld Fire Emblem game. “Developed by the same team that created Fire Emblem Awakening, the new adventure adds challenges never before seen in the ...
Nintendo announces 'Majora's Mask 3D,' 'Monster Hunter 4' release dates ...Entertainment Weekly

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