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Google buys Songza, a Pandora-like player where context is king - CNET

July 1, 2014 - 3:29pm

ABC News

Google buys Songza, a Pandora-like player where context is king
CNET
For all the flash of Apple buying Beats, Google's purchase of Songza gives it an online music service focused on anticipatory contextual playlists -- key to an "Internet of Things" future. by Joan E. Solsman · @joan_e; July 1, 2014 1:00 PM PDT. comments. 0.
Google Buying Songza to Enrich Digital Music ServicesBusinessweek
Google Buys Streaming-Music Service SongzaWall Street Journal
Google's Latest Buy Is Full of HitsABC News
Reuters -Bloomberg -USA TODAY
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Microsoft thumbs nose at NSA, hardens crypto for Outlook, OneDrive - Register

July 1, 2014 - 3:06pm

Microsoft thumbs nose at NSA, hardens crypto for Outlook, OneDrive
Register
Microsoft has flipped the switch to activate stronger encryption on its OneDrive and Outlook.com cloud services as part of a broader effort to make it harder for the NSA and other spying agencies to snoop on its customers' data. Specifically, Outlook.com now ...

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Vine Adds Loop Counts to Chart Video Popularity - PC Magazine

July 1, 2014 - 2:25pm

Vine Adds Loop Counts to Chart Video Popularity
PC Magazine
The top right-hand corner of your Vine now includes a running tally of how many times people have played it. 0shares. Vine Loop Counts. Twitter on Tuesday updated its Vine video service with loop counts to help you determine the popularity of your ...

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FTC: T-Mobile knowingly added bogus charges to bills - USA TODAY

July 1, 2014 - 2:16pm

USA TODAY

FTC: T-Mobile knowingly added bogus charges to bills
USA TODAY
The Federal Trade Commission accused wireless carrier T-Mobile of adding bogus charges totaling "hundreds of millions of dollars" on customers' accounts without their consent. In a statement released Tuesday, the FTC alleges T-Mobile placed charges on ...
T-Mobile put lots of bogus charges on customers' bills, FTC allegesLos Angeles Times
FTC Accuses T-Mobile of Billing Customers for Bogus ServicesWall Street Journal
FTC charges T-Mobile with bogus third-party billingZDNet
New York Times -Businessweek -Washington Post
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Samsung's 850 Pro is the first consumer SSD to use 3D NAND - ExtremeTech

July 1, 2014 - 2:09pm

Samsung's 850 Pro is the first consumer SSD to use 3D NAND
ExtremeTech
Today Samsung is taking the lid off its new 850 Pro SSD — the first consumer drive to use 3D NAND and the replacement for the 840 Pro, which debuted in 2012. The launch of a 3D NAND drive is particularly important given that vertical NAND is believed to ...

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Telecommunications firm launches rural networks - Chron.com

July 1, 2014 - 1:44pm

Telecommunications firm launches rural networks
Chron.com
HARDWICK, Vt. (AP) — The telecommunications company VTel is marking the launch of a statewide high-speed communications network that will serve rural Vermont. The Tuesday event will mark the launch of the company's wireless network that will reach ...

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Vine's New Loop Count Is Perfect For Advertisers - Forbes

July 1, 2014 - 12:48pm

AppAdvice

Vine's New Loop Count Is Perfect For Advertisers
Forbes
Its six-second loop was just long enough for one idea, one recurring message, or one jingle. And while Vine, which Twitter launched in early 2013, might not have grown into something mainstream users turned to often, it was gold to creative types: comedians ...
Vine unveils loop counts to track clipsUSA TODAY
Vine introduces loop counts to highlight popular videosVentureBeat
Narcissism wins again with Vine's 'Loop Count'TechRadar UK
ABC News (blog) -AppAdvice -TechCrunch
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GM reunites Detroit veteran with stolen '79 Corvette after 33 years - MLive.com

July 1, 2014 - 12:39pm

CBS Local

GM reunites Detroit veteran with stolen '79 Corvette after 33 years
MLive.com
For the first time in 33 years, the 71-year-old Vietnam veteran started his 1979 Chevrolet Corvette, which was stolen from him along Detroit's Jefferson Avenue in 1981. "This is overwhelming," he said. "This is a blessing to me." On June 13, Talley received a ...
GM returns stolen Corvette to owner after 33 yearsFresno Bee

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Microsoft Just Improved Security for OneDrive and Outlook.com - SYS-CON Media (press release)

July 1, 2014 - 12:20pm

Microsoft Just Improved Security for OneDrive and Outlook.com
SYS-CON Media (press release)
Microsoft announced a trio of security-focused nuggets on Tuesday. First up, Outlook.com is now cloaked in Transport Layer Security (TLS), cryptographic protocols used to safeguard data traveling between users – this works for both outbound and inbound ...

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Review: Android Wear is about simplifying future - Wisconsin State Journal

July 1, 2014 - 12:11pm

Review: Android Wear is about simplifying future
Wisconsin State Journal
FILE - In this June 25, 2014, file photo, a man looks at the Samsung Gear Live, an Android Wear smartwatch, on the demo floor at Google I/O 2014 in San Francisco. The Samsung Gear Live features Google's new Android Wear software. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, ...

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New Underworld Game in the Works for PC, Dev Promises Not to "Mess With ... - GameSpot

July 1, 2014 - 12:02pm

Develop

New Underworld Game in the Works for PC, Dev Promises Not to "Mess With ...
GameSpot
Looking Glass co-founder Paul Neurath creates new Boston-area indie studio OtherSide Entertainment and gets rights to Underworld series for new PC game. eddienoteddy. by Eddie Makuch on July 1, 2014. Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1. The influential ...
Ultima Underworld creator announces new game, studioComputerandvideogames.com
Paul Neurath's OtherSide Entertainment game studio revives the Underworld ...VentureBeat
There's a New Underworld Game in Town, but It's Not an UltimaTIME
Load The Game -PC Gamer Magazine -Game Informer
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Google Glass to be banned from Devon cinemas - North Devon Journal

July 1, 2014 - 12:00pm

North Devon Journal

Google Glass to be banned from Devon cinemas
North Devon Journal
CINEMAS in Devon will ban moviegoers from wearing Google Glass headsets due to fears over pirate movie crooks. Theatres across the country will ban the technology as it is feared criminal gangs could use the gadgets to make pirate copies of movies.

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WWE: John Cena confirmed as cover star for 2K15 - Mirror.co.uk

July 1, 2014 - 11:12am

Warp Zoned

WWE: John Cena confirmed as cover star for 2K15
Mirror.co.uk
The image of the current – and fifteen time - World Heavyweight champ is set to usher in the next-generation debut of WWE video games with the release, currently in development for Xbox One, Xbox 360, as well as PlayStations 3 and 4. "It is truly an honour ...
WWE Asks When Seth Rollins Should Cash In, More on John Cena & WWE ...LordsofPain.net
WWE 2K15 Roster Update: Another Legend Gets Added To List!AutooMobile.com

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Hexadite debuts, offers new cyber security solutions - VentureBeat

July 1, 2014 - 11:04am

VentureBeat

Hexadite debuts, offers new cyber security solutions
VentureBeat
Hexadite, a service provider of cyber security solutions, has officially launched and positioned itself to compete in a rather crowded industry. Starting today, Hexadite will be providing cyber security assistance using military-grade technology that has never ...
Cyber security company Hexadite raises $2.5MVatorNews
Hexadite Recieves $2.5 Million Funding from YL VenturesCloudWedge
Hexadite™ Unveils a Groundbreaking New Approach to Cybersecurity Incident ...Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Microsoft boosts anti-snooping protection in Outlook.com, OneDrive - PCWorld

July 1, 2014 - 10:48am

VentureBeat

Microsoft boosts anti-snooping protection in Outlook.com, OneDrive
PCWorld
Microsoft has added encryption safeguards to the Outlook.com webmail service and to the OneDrive cloud storage service, in part to better protect these consumer products from government snoops. “Our goal is to provide even greater protection for data ...
Microsoft installs tougher Outlook and Onedrive encryption to curb NSA snoopingInquirer
Microsoft encrypts its webmail, your Outlook account is now secureVentureBeat
Microsoft beefs up security, privacy of online servicesZDNet
The Seattle Times (blog) -StreetInsider.com (subscription) -GeekWire
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More Details on John Cena Appearing on the WWE 2K15 Cover, Cena Says It's ... - LordsofPain.net

July 1, 2014 - 9:37am

More Details on John Cena Appearing on the WWE 2K15 Cover, Cena Says It's ...
LordsofPain.net
New York, NY – July 1, 2014 – 2K today announced WWE Superstar John Cena® as the cover Superstar for WWE® 2K15, the forthcoming release in the flagship WWE franchise. Cena's image reflects his commitment, strength and leadership both in and out ...

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Newell Rubbermaid to Recall Additional 1.9 Million Graco Car Seat Buckles - Wall Street Journal

July 1, 2014 - 8:44am

WDIV Detroit

Newell Rubbermaid to Recall Additional 1.9 Million Graco Car Seat Buckles
Wall Street Journal
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. agreed to expand a recall related to its Graco brand car seats to include 1.9 million harness buckles used on certain infant car seats made between July 2010 and May 2013. The company said some consumers had difficulty opening ...
Graco Conducts Recall of Harness Buckles on Certain Infant Car SeatsMarketWatch
Graco Issues Recall For 1.9 Million Infant Car SeatsCBS Local
Graco recalls buckles on 1.9M infant car seatsWXIA-TV
RTT News
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Microsoft disrupts its 10th malware - The Seattle Times (blog)

July 1, 2014 - 8:35am

Microsoft disrupts its 10th malware
The Seattle Times (blog)
Microsoft says it's disrupted its 10th malware — one that could be spread by infected removable drives such as USB flash drives, and that could lead to giving backdoor access to a user's computer. Microsoft said today it filed a civil lawsuit on June 19 against ...

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Ready the robots! DARPA sets finals for robotics challenge - Computerworld

July 1, 2014 - 8:22am

Computerworld

Ready the robots! DARPA sets finals for robotics challenge
Computerworld
Computerworld - Scientists from at least 11 robotics teams have less than a year to prepare to compete in the DARPA robotics challenge finals. DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), the research arm of the U.S. Department of Defense, ...
Google finally proves it won't pursue military contacts, pulls leading robot from ...ExtremeTech
UK lays out plans to test robots in full view of the publicEngadget

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Microsoft to resume email-based security notifications - PCWorld

July 1, 2014 - 8:22am

Graham Cluley Security News

Microsoft to resume email-based security notifications
PCWorld
Microsoft has backtracked on a plan to stop sending email-based notifications about security bulletins starting this month. The company informed its customers Friday that beginning Tuesday it would no longer send security-related notifications via email ...
Microsoft does a U-turn. It *will* email out security advisories after allGraham Cluley Security News
Microsoft backtracks on security email update cut-offV3.co.uk
Microsoft to resume email security notificationsZDNet
Ars Technica
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