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Starbucks Admits to Unencrypted User Data Stored on Mobile App - News 92 FM

January 16, 2014 - 4:34pm

Starbucks Admits to Unencrypted User Data Stored on Mobile App
News 92 FM
The Starbucks mobile app is one of the most widely used mobile payment apps in the United States, and according to a recent report from ComputerWorld, users' sensitive information, including usernames, passwords, and email addresses, are being stored ...

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Rdio follows Spotify with unlimited ad-supported music on... - The Verge

January 16, 2014 - 4:05pm

Rdio follows Spotify with unlimited ad-supported music on...
The Verge
A day after Spotify said it would remove all caps on free ad-supported music listening on the web, fellow on-demand music service Rdio followed suit. Previously, Rdio offered listeners ad-supported streaming for a limited time that varied depending on how ...

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Rdio Adds Free, Ad-Supported Web Streaming - Lifehacker

January 16, 2014 - 3:59pm

Rdio Adds Free, Ad-Supported Web Streaming
Lifehacker
Today Rdio announced that the web version of the music streaming service is now free with ads. That means you can listen to Rdio's full library from any computer without installing an app. The new service is available now, and you'll get "in-stream ...

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Sweet! Your next Hershey's Kiss may be 3D printed - Computerworld

January 16, 2014 - 2:20pm

Philly.com

Sweet! Your next Hershey's Kiss may be 3D printed
Computerworld
Computerworld - The Hershey Company has agreed to a multi-year development agreement with 3D Systems to create a variety of 3D printed chocolate and non-chocolate products and consumer and professional 3D food printers. ChefJet. A sugar ...
Hershey's to make 3-D chocolate printerCNN
Hershey, 3D Systems to Develop Printable Foods -- 2nd UpdateWall Street Journal
Hershey's Wants To 3-D-Print ChocolateFast Company
WJLA -SlashGear
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Adobe Adds 3D Printing Tool to Photoshop - Product Design & Development

January 16, 2014 - 1:50pm

Adobe Adds 3D Printing Tool to Photoshop
Product Design & Development
Adobe is adding 3D printing capabilities to its Photoshop software, which will let designers print three-dimensional models and designs — provided they have access to a 3D printer. Adobe Systems Inc. said Thursday that the 3D printing function is available ...

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Apple and Samsung make up 2/3 of the US smartphone market - VentureBeat

January 16, 2014 - 1:32pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Apple and Samsung make up 2/3 of the US smartphone market
VentureBeat
Motorola, LG, and HTC are getting left in the dust, according to new data from research outfit NDP Group. According to a study, Apple and Samsung account for a huge 68 percent of the smartphone market in the United States — and that's a trend that's only ...
There were more iPhones than Galaxy handsets in the US in 2013Mobile Burn
Apple And Samsung Dominate US Smartphone Share In Q4 Of 2013 While ...Android Headlines - Android News
Apple's iPhone Accounts for 4 out of 10 Smartphones in the USHot Hardware
ZDNet -Macgasm -Computerworld
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Netflix exposed as net neutrality rules gutted - Statesman Journal

January 16, 2014 - 1:09pm

BBC News

Netflix exposed as net neutrality rules gutted
Statesman Journal
SAN FRANCISCO - Netflix may be exposed to higher costs in the wake of a major court decision that voided rules governing Internet access known as net neutrality. On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit struck down FCC rules requiring ...
What The Federal Court's Ruling On Net Neutrality Means For The InternetWBAL Radio
No, Netflix Is Not Doomed By the Net Neutrality DecisionThe Atlantic
How net neutrality affects PC gamersPC Gamer Magazine
Businessweek -Broadcasting & Cable -Bloomberg
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Broken Age: Act One review: Not quite kick-finished - Ars Technica

January 16, 2014 - 1:06pm

games.on.net

Broken Age: Act One review: Not quite kick-finished
Ars Technica
Links: Official website | Kickstarter Back in February of 2012, legendary game designer Tim Schafer took to Kickstarter to subvert the old ways of video game funding. If he had taken the usual route in pitching the classically styled point-and-click adventure ...
Broken Age Act I ReviewIGN
Broken Age 'Act 1' now available to Kickstarter backers, launches for all Jan. 28Neoseeker
Double Fine Releases New Broken Age DetailsJust Push Start
Warp Zoned -TechnoBuffalo
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Why 'One Microsoft' may be better with two CEOs - ZDNet

January 16, 2014 - 12:48pm

ZDNet

Why 'One Microsoft' may be better with two CEOs
ZDNet
Summary: As Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer celebrates 14 years at the software giant's helm, a new boss is slated to land in the next few weeks. But what if there were two? Zack Whittaker. By Zack Whittaker for Between the Lines | January 16, 2014 ...

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ATMs Face Deadline to Upgrade From Windows XP - Businessweek

January 16, 2014 - 12:19pm

ATMs Face Deadline to Upgrade From Windows XP
Businessweek
One-dollar bills. Envelope-free deposits. Stamp dispensers. These are a few of the features that Wells Fargo (WFC), Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), and other banks tout as the latest and greatest features of their fleets of ATMs. It's hardly stuff ...

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Starbucks app saves usernames and passwords in plain text - UPI.com (blog)

January 16, 2014 - 11:31am

UPI.com (blog)

Starbucks app saves usernames and passwords in plain text
UPI.com (blog)
The security vulnerability involves connecting the app to a computer, after which the password is easily accessible in plain text. Posted By Ananth Baliga | Jan. 16, 2014 at 11:44 AM | 0 comments. 1. 0. 0. 5. The Starbucks app has been found to store ...

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Facebook Adds Trending Category in Competition With Twitter - Businessweek

January 16, 2014 - 11:23am

Mobile Entertainment

Facebook Adds Trending Category in Competition With Twitter
Businessweek
Facebook Inc. (FB:US) is adding a feature to boost the visibility of content that is popular on the social network, stepping up an effort to catch up with Twitter Inc. (TWTR:US) as a destination for people who want the latest news. The new product, which ...
Facebook takes another cue from Twitter with TrendingZDNet
Trending Now on FacebookWall Street Journal
Facebook launches Trending to highlight popular itemsUSA TODAY
Washington Post -VentureBeat -Mashable
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Google builds a 'Nest' for future of smart homes - Tuscaloosa News (subscription)

January 16, 2014 - 11:09am

Google builds a 'Nest' for future of smart homes
Tuscaloosa News (subscription)
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013, file photo, the Nest smoke and carbon monoxide alarm is shown at the company's offices, in Palo Alto, Calif. Google said Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, it will pay $3.2 billion to buy Nest Labs, which develops high-tech versions of ...

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Spotify drops time cap for non-paying members - USA TODAY

January 16, 2014 - 10:31am

NDTV

Spotify drops time cap for non-paying members
USA TODAY
Spotify's non-paying users will no longer be restricted by caps after streaming music for several hours. The social music service has eliminated time limits for users, even if they aren't premium members. "In the past, we had to restrict your listening time to some ...
Spotify lifts limit on music streaming serviceFox News
Spotify lifts time restriction on Web listeningWashington Post
Spotify now allows unlimited free desktop streamingArs Technica
Inquirer -Mashable
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Adobe Adds 3D Printing To Photoshop - CruxialCIO

January 16, 2014 - 10:22am

CruxialCIO

Adobe Adds 3D Printing To Photoshop
CruxialCIO
Adobe's Photoshop CC now features 3D printing functionality to a local printer or an online printing service such as Shapeways. Reuters. On Point. Adobe Data Breach Hits 38 Million Customers · Novell Brings Enterprise-Grade Security, Printing To Android ...

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Spotify lifts its time limit for free music streaming on the web - Inquirer

January 16, 2014 - 10:04am

Spotify lifts its time limit for free music streaming on the web
Inquirer
MUSIC STREAMING SERVICE Spotify announced a concession to its free users today by lifting the previous ten hour limit for listening on the web, meaning that people can now listen all day, every day. On its company blog Spotify posed the question, "Music ...

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Starbucks iOS app leaves user data in the clear - Ars Technica

January 16, 2014 - 9:33am

Ars Technica

Starbucks iOS app leaves user data in the clear
Ars Technica
The most popular mobile payment systems in the US may also be among the leakiest. Security researcher Daniel Wood went public with his research Tuesday, revealing that the Starbucks iOS app exposes customers' usernames, e-mail addresses, ...

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Microsoft expands open-source efforts in Asia - PCWorld

January 16, 2014 - 9:16am

Microsoft expands open-source efforts in Asia
PCWorld
A Microsoft Open Technologies subsidiary is coming to Shanghai, as the company aims to expand its open-source and open standards efforts in China. ”There is a very interesting open-source community in China and we want to work with them,” said ...
Microsoft Open Technologies expands presence to ChinaWall Street Journal
Microsoft Open Tech Expands To ChinaTechCrunch

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Jawbone returns to its roots with a new Era: A Bluetooth headset you won't want ... - VentureBeat

January 16, 2014 - 8:04am

Jawbone returns to its roots with a new Era: A Bluetooth headset you won't want ...
VentureBeat
Before the Jambox and Up fitness band, Jawbone was best known for its Bluetooth headsets. Now, two years after its last headset upgrade, Jawbone is once again reminding us of its roots. With the new Era headset, Jawbone is aiming to make Bluetooth ...
New Jawbone Era Bluetooth Headset: Small and (Mostly) SweetTIME

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Microsoft to extend Windows XP anti-malware updates one year - ZDNet

January 16, 2014 - 7:22am

Microsoft to extend Windows XP anti-malware updates one year
ZDNet
Summary: Security updates for Windows XP will end this April, but updated anti-malware signatures for the operating system will continue for another year. Larry Seltzer. By Larry Seltzer for Zero Day | January 15, 2014 -- 20:26 GMT (12:26 PST). Follow @ ...

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