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Reality check: Nvidia's numbers remind us that it's a GPU company - PCWorld

February 11, 2015 - 7:18pm

Reality check: Nvidia's numbers remind us that it's a GPU company
PCWorld
Nvidia may be betting its future on its embedded Tegra processor for cars, but PC gaming is the stake that's keeping the company at the table. On Wednesday, Nvidia reported record fourth quarter revenues of $1.25 billion, up 9 percent. Profits, meanwhile ...

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Nvidia beats expectations in fourth quarter on strong sales of graphics chips - CNET

February 11, 2015 - 6:32pm

CNET

Nvidia beats expectations in fourth quarter on strong sales of graphics chips
CNET
The Santa Clara, Calif., company posts another strong quarter to end its fiscal year and hints at big gaming news early next month. by Ben Fox Rubin · @benfoxrubin; 12 February 2015, 9:05 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.
Nvidia Teases Plans To "Redefine The Future Of Gaming"GameSpot
Reality check: Nvidia's numbers remind us that it's a GPU companyPCWorld
Nvidia's earnings beat Wall Street's expectations as visual computing spreadsVentureBeat
Android Headlines - Android News
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Senators to push privacy, security legislation for IoT - PCWorld

February 11, 2015 - 3:17pm

Senators to push privacy, security legislation for IoT
PCWorld
Some Democratic senators want new laws that mandate security and privacy measures on the Internet of Things, as concern grows over personal data collected by connected devices. Several democratic members of the Senate Commerce, Science and ...

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Dating apps pose U.S. corporate security risk, IBM warns - STLtoday.com

February 11, 2015 - 3:01pm

STLtoday.com

Dating apps pose U.S. corporate security risk, IBM warns
STLtoday.com
The millions of people using dating apps on company smartphones could be exposing themselves and their employers to hacking, spying and theft, according to a study by International Business Machines Corp. IBM security researchers said 26 of 41 dating ...

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Lead By Motorola's Moto 360, 720000 Android Wear Smartwatches Were ... - Hot Hardware

February 11, 2015 - 2:55pm

Hot Hardware

Lead By Motorola's Moto 360, 720000 Android Wear Smartwatches Were ...
Hot Hardware
Smartwatches based on Google's Android Wear platform didn't start shipping until the latter half of 2014, but since that time over 720,000 units have been sold according to Canalys. Customers were initially only presented with lackluster products like the LG G ...

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UPDATE 1-Dating apps pose US corporate security risk, says IBM - Reuters

February 11, 2015 - 2:53pm

UPDATE 1-Dating apps pose US corporate security risk, says IBM
Reuters
(Adds IAC comment, paragraphs 12-13). Feb 11 (Reuters) - The millions of people using dating apps on company smartphones could be exposing themselves and their employers to hacking, spying and theft, according to a study by International Business ...

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Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch - PCWorld

February 11, 2015 - 2:37pm

New York Times

Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch
PCWorld
Facebook is taking its crusade for open networking to a broader battlefield, using its 16-port “Wedge” switch design as the basis of a new modular platform that can link together racks of servers across a data center. The social networking juggernaut doesn't ...
Facebook Introduces Own Designs for Networking EquipmentWall Street Journal
Facebook launches 6-pack, an open-source switch for moving your data around ...VentureBeat
Look out, switch giants: Facebook swigs from a 6-PACK of 'open' gearThe Register
Gigaom -Bloomberg -New York Times (blog)
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Facebook launches social network for security pros - CNET

February 11, 2015 - 2:24pm

CNET

Facebook launches social network for security pros
CNET
Facebook's new ThreatExchange will allow corporate security professionals to share cybersecurity information and better protect themselves from hackers. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; February 11, 2015 11:34 AM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.

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Google said to be testing a point-of-sale system called Plaso - Gigaom

February 11, 2015 - 2:09pm

Gigaom

Google said to be testing a point-of-sale system called Plaso
Gigaom
Google Wallet may not have been the hit Google had hoped, but according to a news report, the Silicon Valley giant may try to breath new life into its mobile payments business by tackling not just the digital billfold, but the digital cash register as well.
Google and Square prep new payment options in the wake of Apple PayEngadget
Report: Square, Google borrow from one another to combat Apple PaySlashGear
Square working to rely less on Apple's iPad, claims reportThe Verge
PhoneDog -Android Headlines - Android News -Business Insider
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Independence Day: You Can Now Unlock Your Phone From Your Carrier - Tom's Guide

February 11, 2015 - 1:34pm

Tom's Guide

Independence Day: You Can Now Unlock Your Phone From Your Carrier
Tom's Guide
Stuck with an unsatisfactory carrier but don't want to shell out for a new phone? Starting today, you can unshackle yourself from your provider, thanks to an agreement made between service providers and the FCC effective today (Feb. 11). Both prepaid and ...
Android How To: Unlock Your Smartphone's SIM Slot Through Your CarrierAndroid Headlines - Android News
New carrier phone unlock policy goes into effect todayPhoneDog
Mobile carriers will unlock phones for free starting todayNew York Daily News
iClarified -Ubergizmo (blog) -Gigaom
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What's Up With Android Wear? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

February 11, 2015 - 1:09pm

Wall Street Journal (blog)

What's Up With Android Wear?
Wall Street Journal (blog)
It's been a slow start for Google's smartwatches. Research firm Canalys says just 720,000 smartwatches powered by Android Wear, Google's operating system for wearable devices, shipped in the last six months of 2014. By comparison, Apple sold roughly ...
Record Number of Android Wear Units Shipped in 2014Droid Life (press release) (blog)

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Run a Google Security Checkup, Get 2GB Free Drive Storage - PC Magazine

February 11, 2015 - 1:00pm

Run a Google Security Checkup, Get 2GB Free Drive Storage
PC Magazine
How would you like earn some extra Google Drive storage for free, and make sure your Google accounts are protected in the process? Now you can. In honor of Tuesdays' Safer Internet Day, Google announced it is giving away 2GB of free Drive storage to ...

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Facebook Launches Threat-Sharing Platform To Combat Cybercrime - Top Tech News

February 11, 2015 - 12:56pm

Top Tech News

Facebook Launches Threat-Sharing Platform To Combat Cybercrime
Top Tech News
Social media giant Facebook is aiming to take a bite out of cybercrime. To that end, it has built another social network. Sort of. The company announced that it has created a new platform that companies can use to share information about new threats to ...

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Android Wear stumbles out of the gate with just 720K units shipped in 2014 - Apple Insider

February 11, 2015 - 12:32pm

Apple Insider

Android Wear stumbles out of the gate with just 720K units shipped in 2014
Apple Insider
Though Google and its manufacturing partners hoped to get the jump on the Apple Watch with the debut of its own wearable platform last year, it didn't translate into blockbuster sales to consumers, according to a new study. Canalys estimates that just ...

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New Facebook Threat-Sharing Project Sees Safety In Herd - TechCrunch

February 11, 2015 - 11:47am

TechCrunch

New Facebook Threat-Sharing Project Sees Safety In Herd
TechCrunch
Facebook announced a new repository this morning for sharing information about malware threats called ThreatExchange. Using a familiar Facebook look and feel, with APIs for querying and publishing threat data, the system is designed to allow companies ...
With ThreatExchange, Facebook rallies a botnet-squashing super teamFortune
Facebook to launch social network for cyber security expertsFinancial Times
Facebook helps online services warn each other about security threatsEngadget
Mashable -Inquirer -Fast Company
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BitTorrent takes a page from Netflix, plans to release original content - Los Angeles Times

February 11, 2015 - 10:05am

Los Angeles Times

BitTorrent takes a page from Netflix, plans to release original content
Los Angeles Times
BitTorrent Inc., the San Francisco-based developer of the world's most popular file-sharing software, sought to break new ground last year with an original video miniseries called "Children of the Machine." Now the company and the producer of the series, ...
BitTorrent partners with Rapid Eye Studios to produce exclusive TV shows ...VentureBeat
Now BitTorrent is launching original series, tooMashable
BitTorrent Teams Up With Rapid Eye Studios To Make Young Adult Original ...TechCrunch
The Verge -CNBC -PCWorld
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HTC One M8 and LG G3 pick up Android 5.0 Lollipop - CNET

February 11, 2015 - 10:05am

CNET

HTC One M8 and LG G3 pick up Android 5.0 Lollipop
CNET
AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint will all see some Lollipop action on LG and HTC's flagship phones. by Scott Webster · @swebster77; February 11, 2015 7:32 AM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr. stumble. reddit.
Motorola yet to release Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Moto X (first gen)Firstpost

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Tim Cook Doesn't Believe This Made-Up Math Law Will Limit Apple's Growth - Bloomberg

February 11, 2015 - 8:24am

Forbes

Tim Cook Doesn't Believe This Made-Up Math Law Will Limit Apple's Growth
Bloomberg
An onstage interview with Tim Cook on Tuesday turned into a mini-debate about mathematics that left everybody in the audience a little bit dumber. Gary Cohn, the president of Goldman Sachs Group, opened the presentation by rattling off several numbers ...
Apple to buy $850M worth of energy from solar farm in Monterey County, Calif. in ...Apple Insider
Tim Cook on Apple Watch: Fighting the 'New Cancer'Tom's Guide
Apple building big solar project in Monterey CountySFGate
Newsday -Telegraph.co.uk -Maine News Online
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Google I/O dates announced, ticket sales start March 21 - Times of India

February 11, 2015 - 7:32am

Times of India

Google I/O dates announced, ticket sales start March 21
Times of India
NEW DELHI: Tech giant Google has announced the dates for this year's Google I/O, its annual conference where it unveils new products and showcases its latest technologies. Google has revealed that the conference will take place on May 28 and 29, 2015 ...

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First Smart TV, now your X-Box is spying on you! - Independent Online

February 11, 2015 - 7:31am

Independent Online

First Smart TV, now your X-Box is spying on you!
Independent Online
London – Millions of Britons are being spied on in their homes by Microsoft's voice-activated Xbox game consoles, Apple smartphones and other hi-tech gadgets. The revelation comes after Samsung's admission that its internet-linked smart TVs could be ...

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