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Larry Page's vision of future looks like John Maynard Keynes' - SFGate

July 8, 2014 - 7:49pm

SFGate

Larry Page's vision of future looks like John Maynard Keynes'
SFGate
When the machines take over, we'll all be better off because we can finally work less. Google co-founder Larry Page espoused this theory last week during a talk at a Khosla Ventures Summit. It's also an idea that the economist John Maynard Keynes floated ...

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Honda expands recall by up to 1 million cars - USA TODAY

July 8, 2014 - 7:44pm

USA TODAY

Honda expands recall by up to 1 million cars
USA TODAY
The single shrapnel-spewing deployment of an air bag in an old Accord has led Honda to expand its recall by 500,000 to 1 million vehicles. The expansion is limited to cars in California. Honda, one of eight automakers caught up in the recalls of Takata air ...
Acura To Recall 14078 Vehicles Due To Faulty HeadlightsInternational Business Times
Acura to recall vehicles in US over defective headlightsReuters
Honda, Subaru issue new recallsThe Detroit News
New York Times
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Scientists' finger device reads to the blind in real time - Irish Examiner

July 8, 2014 - 7:09pm

Irish Examiner

Scientists' finger device reads to the blind in real time
Irish Examiner
Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words. The FingerReader, a prototype ...

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'Jihadistan': Can Isis militants rule seized territory? - BBC News

July 8, 2014 - 6:37pm

BBC News

'Jihadistan': Can Isis militants rule seized territory?
BBC News
Can Isis - the small but fanatical jihadist army now controlling large tracts of Syria and Iraq - rule the lands it has conquered? Since the beginning of June, Isis - which has recently rebranded itself as "Islamic State" - has burst out of its stronghold in eastern ...
ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad bombingsCNN
Mobile payment biz Isis changes name over confusion with Iraq-based ISIS ...New York Daily News
Jihadist group's rise prompts mobile payments service Isis to re-brandFox News
Slate Magazine (blog) -Newsweek -USA TODAY
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Larry Page's vision of future looks like John Maynard Keynes' - SFGate

July 8, 2014 - 6:05pm

SFGate

Larry Page's vision of future looks like John Maynard Keynes'
SFGate
When the machines take over, we'll all be better off because we can finally work less. Google co-founder Larry Page espoused this theory last week during a talk at a Khosla Ventures Summit. It's also an idea that the economist John Maynard Keynes floated ...

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Samsung Gear VR Headset Coming This September - Tom's Guide

July 8, 2014 - 5:17pm

Business Insider Australia

Samsung Gear VR Headset Coming This September
Tom's Guide
Samsung already has its fingers in nearly every tech market, and now the electronics giant is reportedly getting in on virtual reality headset craze. Dubbed the Samsung Gear VR and possibly set to debut at IFA 2014 this September, the headset will offer ...
This is what Samsung's virtual reality headset, Gear VR, looks likeEngadget
Early issues with the Galaxy Gear Live give Samsung a headacheMobile Burn
Top 8 Android Wear Apps for BusinessBusinessNewsDaily
The Horn -Gotta Be Mobile -Geek
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VW upgrades Passat with fighter-pilot display to take on BMW - The Detroit News

July 8, 2014 - 5:04pm

VW upgrades Passat with fighter-pilot display to take on BMW
The Detroit News
Volkswagen AG will upgrade the Passat, its best-selling sedan, with safety technology inspired by fighter jets to lure buyers away from upscale nameplates. When it goes on sale in the fourth quarter, the mainstream model will be VW's first car available with a ...

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Ford Recalling Over 100 Thousand Vehicles - WRDW-TV

July 8, 2014 - 4:44pm

Ford Recalling Over 100 Thousand Vehicles
WRDW-TV
The company announced the six separate recalls Tuesday. No injuries related to the defects have been reported. The largest recall, of 92,022 vehicles, affects the 2013 and 2014 Taurus, Lincoln MKS, and Police Interceptor sedans, the Flex and Lincoln MKT ...

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Ford Recalls 100000 Vehicles - whotv.com

July 8, 2014 - 4:26pm

whotv.com

Ford Recalls 100000 Vehicles
whotv.com
The biggest recall was for 92,000 cars that have an axle problem that can either prevent the car from starting or essentially shift the car into neutral when it's on the road. Stopped cars can also roll if the parking brake isn't engaged. Affected models include the ...

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LEAKED: Here's The First Photo Of Samsung's Upcoming Virtual Reality Headset - Businessinsider India

July 8, 2014 - 4:13pm

LEAKED: Here's The First Photo Of Samsung's Upcoming Virtual Reality Headset
Businessinsider India
The headset, which will be called Gear VR, features a modular design that will let you slide in a Galaxy phone into the front of the headset. Earlier this year, Engadget first reported that Samsung is developing an Oculus Rift-style virtual reality headset, and ...

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Commissioners rip FCC's spendy school Wi-Fi plan - PCWorld

July 8, 2014 - 4:09pm

FedScoop

Commissioners rip FCC's spendy school Wi-Fi plan
PCWorld
A proposal by U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler to pump billions of dollars into Wi-Fi deployment at schools and libraries has run into a snag, with the commission's two Republican suggesting the money will come from U.S. ...
Leading tech CEOs back E-Rate modernizationFedScoop
E-Rate Item Doesn't Rate with PaiBroadcasting & Cable
Education groups back $2 billion Wi-Fi planThe Hill

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Silicon Valley's lucre entices a savvy, young set - Vancouver Sun

July 8, 2014 - 3:35pm

Vancouver Sun

Silicon Valley's lucre entices a savvy, young set
Vancouver Sun
Facebook Inc. rolled out the red carpet for Michael Sayman when the social network hired him for a job that started last month, including flying him out to meet Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. Sayman, 17, brought his mom along on the trip.

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Verizon Fielded 150K User Data Requests This Year - PC Magazine

July 8, 2014 - 3:34pm

Reuters

Verizon Fielded 150K User Data Requests This Year
PC Magazine
From January until June, Verizon received 150,000 requests from federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. 0shares. Verizon Logo. The U.S. government made approximately 150,000 requests for Verizon customer information in the first half of 2014, ...
Verizon Says US Data Requests Declined in First HalfBusinessweek
Verizon transparency report shows 150K government data demands in 2014VentureBeat
US government made 150000 requests for user data in six monthsZDNet
Reuters -Phys.Org -Telecompaper (subscription)
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Patch alert: Update browsers' Flash ASAP to block log-on theft - Computerworld

July 8, 2014 - 3:28pm

Graham Cluley Security News

Patch alert: Update browsers' Flash ASAP to block log-on theft
Computerworld
Computerworld - Users of Google's Chrome and Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 (IE10) and IE11 can rest easy today knowing that their browsers will automatically update to the latest version of Adobe Flash, which will block a credential-stealing attack ...
“Weaponized” exploit can steal user cookies on eBay, Tumblr, other sitesArs Technica
Flash Just Patched A Huge Security FlawGizmodo Australia
Popular websites vulnerable to Rosetta Flash attack, Google security researcher ...Graham Cluley Security News

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EMC Announces New Products, TwinStrata Acquisition - Channel Partners

July 8, 2014 - 3:14pm

EMC Announces New Products, TwinStrata Acquisition
Channel Partners
Storage giant EMC is out with a number of new products for its Flash, enterprise storage and Scale-Out NAS portfolios. Among them are XtremIO 3.0, which offers new features and configurations, ecosystem integrations,and business programs for EMC ...

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WPI scientists on the road to DARPA's robotics finals - Computerworld

July 8, 2014 - 3:02pm

WPI scientists on the road to DARPA's robotics finals
Computerworld
Computerworld - WORCESTER, Mass. -- Slightly less than a year away from the DARPA robotics challenge finals, roboticists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute are already working more than 50 hours a week on the robot they hope will not only win the ...

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Microsoft debugs Explorer, Windows with Patch Tuesday updates - PCWorld

July 8, 2014 - 2:48pm

Windows Phone Central

Microsoft debugs Explorer, Windows with Patch Tuesday updates
PCWorld
Another month of security updates from Microsoft means, once again, another round of fixes for the company's Internet Explorer (IE) Web browser, as well as a set of updates for the Windows operating system, for both the server and desktop editions. Overall ...
July 2014 Patch Tuesday fixes two dozen IE vulnerabilitiesTechTarget
Microsoft fixes 29 Windows vulnerabilitiesZDNet
July 2014 Patch Tuesday fixes 2 critical, 3 important, 1 moderate flawsNetwork World
SC Magazine -Help Net Security -FierceCIO
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Samsung is signaling a mobile industry slowdown - CBS News

July 8, 2014 - 2:40pm

Tech Times

Samsung is signaling a mobile industry slowdown
CBS News
Samsung's preliminary financial results for 2014's second quarter aren't offering warm and fuzzy feelings for the smartphone industry. Quite the opposite, in fact. A year-over-year and sequential drop in operating income of about 24 percent marked the Korean ...
New guidance shows Lenovo is an increasing thorn in Samsung's sideTriangle Business Journal (blog)
Review – iPhone 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 – Software, Updates & SpecificationsStreetWise Tech

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Uber Rival Lyft Is Launching In New York - Businessinsider India

July 8, 2014 - 2:24pm

Uber Rival Lyft Is Launching In New York
Businessinsider India
Lyft, the fist-bumping and pink-mustachioed ride-sharing startup, is launching in Brooklyn and Queens this Friday. This is Lyft's biggest launch to date, with over 500 drivers already on board. That figure is about 10 times Lyft's founding drivers community in ...

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Texas game wardens target drunken boaters - KXXV News Channel 25

July 8, 2014 - 2:16pm

Texas game wardens target drunken boaters
KXXV News Channel 25
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas officials say game wardens arrested nearly 60 boaters for operating under the influence over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department said in a release Tuesday that game wardens across the ...

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