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Facebook suffers outage for fifteen minutes - Business Today

September 4, 2014 - 1:28am

Business Today

Facebook suffers outage for fifteen minutes
Business Today
If you could not log on to your Facebook account Wednesday afternoon, it was because the popular social networking site suffered an outage for about 15 minutes that affected users around the world. The outage was due to "an error while making an ...

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Samsung, Xiaomi drive phablet growth, but Apple likely waits in the wings - PCWorld

September 4, 2014 - 12:40am

The Australian Financial Review

Samsung, Xiaomi drive phablet growth, but Apple likely waits in the wings
PCWorld
The popularity of large screen smartphones, known as phablets, isn't abating, and demand for the devices is expected to outstrip that for portable PCs, according to research firm IDC. Phablet shipments are projected to reach 175 million units this year, five ...
Don't call them "phablets"Daily Digest
Phablets to take over the mobile worldThe Australian Financial Review
Not a Phad: Phablet Sales Could Pass Laptops, TabletsNBCNews.com
ZDNet -CNET -Gigaom
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Intel unveils 3G snakeskin smart bracelet - PCWorld

September 3, 2014 - 11:56pm

Intel unveils 3G snakeskin smart bracelet
PCWorld
If you love jewelry, Intel has unveiled a sparkling bracelet that's also a stand-alone message display device. Unveiled for New York Fashion Week, My Intelligent Communication Accessory, or MICA, has glamorous looks as well as 3G cellular connectivity, so it ...

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FCC Verizon Fine: Telecommunications Company Pays $7.4 M Settlement for ... - TravelersToday

September 3, 2014 - 10:43pm

FCC Verizon Fine: Telecommunications Company Pays $7.4 M Settlement for ...
TravelersToday
FCC Verizon Fine - Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to pay a $7.4 million settlement to a Federal Communications Commission accusation that the company failed to inform subscribers of their privacy rights or their privilege to opt out from having their ...

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Apple shares slump ahead of Sept 9 iPhone launch - The Star Online

September 3, 2014 - 10:36pm

USA TODAY

Apple shares slump ahead of Sept 9 iPhone launch
The Star Online
BAD DAY: Apple Inc shares were on track Wednesday for their worst day since January just days ahead of the launch of its latest iPhone, with one brokerage warning of a stock downgrade unless its new products show better promise for profit growth.
Apple says hackers targeted celebrity accounts, not iCloud systemsWashington Post (blog)
Think Your Cell Phone Is Safe? Read This!WJBF-TV
Apple iCloud security exploit is a concern, experts sayBBC News
The Nation -Sydney Morning Herald
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Mazda Unveils the 2016 MX-5 Miata, Drops 220 Pounds and 3" in Length - DailyTech

September 3, 2014 - 9:22pm

USA TODAY

Mazda Unveils the 2016 MX-5 Miata, Drops 220 Pounds and 3" in Length
DailyTech
The Mazda MX-5 Miata has been with us for 25 years, and in that time we've seen three generations of the fun, lightweight convertible. The current generation, the “NC” model was first introduced in 2005, so it's long overdue for a replacement. Luckily, the ...
Mazda Unveils the All-New 2016 MX-5Winding Road Magazine
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata First LookMotorTrend Magazine
The new Mazda Miata — the fourth generation is about to be revealed.SFGate (blog)
NEWS.com.au -Businessweek -CAR Magazine
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No breach of cloud storage system, says Apple - The Nation

September 3, 2014 - 8:28pm

USA TODAY

No breach of cloud storage system, says Apple
The Nation
Apple said Tuesday a 'targeted attack' led to the release of photos of celebrities including Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence but insisted there was no breach of its cloud storage system. The admission came as experts and lawyers said the hack was a wake-up ...
OUR VIEW: Stealing from iCloudGadsden Times
Atty: Photo hackers will pay -- if we find themHLNtv.com
The only way to make your iCloud security questions actually securetuaw.com
KELOLAND TV -eWeek -CNET
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Mazda Set to Unveil New Miata as Top-Selling 2-Seater Turns 25 - Bloomberg

September 3, 2014 - 8:00pm

Mazda Set to Unveil New Miata as Top-Selling 2-Seater Turns 25
Bloomberg
Mazda Motor Corp. will unveil a new version of its iconic MX-5 Miata sports car for the first time in nine years, counting on the model to help sustain rising sales. The revamped car will be shown at an event today to mark the Miata's 25th anniversary in Japan, ...

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Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler gets deeper into ride-sharing - PCWorld

September 3, 2014 - 7:56pm

Reuters UK

Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler gets deeper into ride-sharing
PCWorld
Automotive giant Daimler has acquired two ride-sharing companies that could help the German company become a stronger competitor to Uber and Lyft. Daimler, which owns the Mercedes-Benz and Smart car brands, has acquired RideScout, an app for ...
Daimler Expands Into Ride SharingWall Street Journal
Rideshare bought by Car2Go, a good move for AustinKXAN.com
Daimler Buys Uber-Rival Mytaxi in Services ExpansionBloomberg
TechCrunch -Reuters UK -Deutsche Welle
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iCloud celebrity photo hack: texts, address books and more 'also accessible' - Sydney Morning Herald

September 3, 2014 - 6:57pm

USA TODAY

iCloud celebrity photo hack: texts, address books and more 'also accessible'
Sydney Morning Herald
How safe are you in the cloud? Hack was a "targeted attack": Apple. It's not just nude photographs Jennifer Lawrence, Kirsten Dunst and other victims of the celebrity photo theft have to worry about being accessed by hackers – it's their GPS co-ordinates, ...
Nude photo iCloud hack angers celebritiesBBC News
The only way to make your iCloud security questions actually securetuaw.com
What is iCloud and do iPhone users need it?WSYR
CNET -Forbes -Latino Post
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Lines forming outside 5th Avenue Apple Store ahead of iPhone 6 launch - iSource

September 3, 2014 - 6:53pm

Lines forming outside 5th Avenue Apple Store ahead of iPhone 6 launch
iSource
In hopes of beating the record of waiting 18 days in line, there are eager iPhone 6 customers already camping outside the 5th Avenue Apple Store in New York. Most of the time individuals who participate in such activities are doing so for notoriety of some ...

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Fappening Hackers Used Russian-Made Software - 2paragraphs.com

September 3, 2014 - 6:42pm

Fappening Hackers Used Russian-Made Software
2paragraphs.com
Tools can be used for good or bad, as humans have known since one whittled the first stone knife. Take nuclear energy–power a city with it, or annihilate one. Taken as a whole, software is probably the most powerful tool man has yet invented. And the truism ...

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#Facebookdown: Service outage sparks Twitter trend - USA TODAY

September 3, 2014 - 6:16pm

USA TODAY

#Facebookdown: Service outage sparks Twitter trend
USA TODAY
There are any number of ways you can spend your time when Facebook goes down -- you know, like go to Twitter and tweet about Facebook being down. That was the option many chose on Wednesday during and after the social network's brief outage.

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Waiting in line for an iPhone 6. Never too early. - KSDK

September 3, 2014 - 5:47pm

StreetWise Tech

Waiting in line for an iPhone 6. Never too early.
KSDK
Are you crazy enough to brave the elements waiting in line at an Apple Store for more than two weeks waiting for an iPhone 6? Loading… Post to Facebook. Waiting in line for an iPhone 6. Never too early. Are you crazy enough to brave the elements waiting ...
Line Forms at NY Apple Store for Products Yet to Be UnveiledRe/code

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New Roku and TiVo Devices Make Cutting the Cable Cord Plausible - New York Times

September 3, 2014 - 5:44pm

New York Times

New Roku and TiVo Devices Make Cutting the Cable Cord Plausible
New York Times
Molly Wood reviews new devices from Roku and TiVo that offer Internet-enabled alternatives to costly cable TV plans. Video Credit By Vanessa Perez and Rebekah Fergusson on Publish Date September 3, 2014. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...

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Microsoft offers free help for new Office 365 rollouts - PCWorld

September 3, 2014 - 5:41pm

ITProPortal

Microsoft offers free help for new Office 365 rollouts
PCWorld
New Office 365 customers who buy at least 150 seats of the online apps suite will get deployment help from Microsoft at no additional charge. The move is intended to sweeten the deal for prospective buyers by offering assistance with provisioning and ...
Get Office 365 Home for $64, almost 50 percent offITworld.com
Microsoft Office for iPad adds monthly subscription optiontuaw.com
Microsoft: Pimp Your Office 365 RideCMSWire

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Intel and Opening Ceremony Collaborate on MICA, a Stylish Tech Bracelet - New York Times

September 3, 2014 - 5:36pm

New York Times

Intel and Opening Ceremony Collaborate on MICA, a Stylish Tech Bracelet
New York Times
The MICA tech watch in two styles, has a built-in wireless radio. Credit Collier Schorr. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the ...
Intel takes wraps off its high-fashion smart braceletUSA TODAY
Intel reveals MICA, its first luxury smart braceletCNET
Intel Is Covering Its Bases In The Wearables Market With A New Wearable For ...Forbes
Fast Company -CNBC -Business Insider
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Entire country bans Uber - WESH Orlando

September 3, 2014 - 5:07pm

New York Times

Entire country bans Uber
WESH Orlando
Germany has banned the taxi app, Uber, throughout the entire country. However, Uber is challenging the decision and has no plans of stopping giving rides. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) has the rest. Tweet · Pin It. Advertising. RELATED. 'Flight of the ...
What Uber needs to counter global oppositionCBS News
Uber in Zurich: a case of unfair competition?swissinfo.ch
Smartphone taxi service UberPop slapped down in German courtTelecomTV

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Making of Maps: Reaching a milestone - Newsroom America

September 3, 2014 - 4:18pm

Making of Maps: Reaching a milestone
Newsroom America
The is the first of several posts taking you behind the scenes of how Google makes its Maps. Stay tuned to the Lat Long blog over the next few days for the rest of the series. —Ed. When you head out your door, you've got directions in your pocket—whether ...

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$26B gone: Gravity hits Apple at $100 a share - USA TODAY

September 3, 2014 - 3:34pm

MiamiHerald.com

$26B gone: Gravity hits Apple at $100 a share
USA TODAY
Lines may be forming for Apple's (AAPL) latest gadget, but investors can't run away fast enough Wednesday. Following news of the latest security attack of Apple's iCloud service over the weekend and news of a smartphone partnership between Samsung ...
The only way to make your iCloud security questions actually securetuaw.com
Apple's iPhone 6 show under a cloud after leak of nude picsCNET
What is iCloud and do iPhone users need it?WSYR
Forbes -sleekmoney -Huffington Post
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