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Facebook Acquires Social Media Startup Branch
Facebook is branching out—pun intended—with its recent acquisition of social networking startup Branch Media. Co-creator Josh Miller broke the news Monday, writing in a Facebook post that Branch "will be continuing our mission" at the massive social ...
Facebook Snaps Up Branch, PotluckWall Street Journal
Money talks: Facebook acquires conversation platform provider Branch MediaZDNet
Facebook acquires Branch, PotluckPCWorld
GigaOM -TechCrunch -Market News Call
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Mercedes Takes Cues From Apple in Reboot of C-Class Sedan (2)
Dieter Zetsche, chief executive officer of Daimler AG, left, speaks while standing with singer Kelly Rowland during the Mercedes-Benz new C-Class unveiling ahead of the 2014 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit on Jan. 12, 2014.
2015 Mercedes S600 Revealed: NAIAS 2014Motorward
2015 Mercedes-Benz S600: A Displacement-Matching BadgeCar and Driver
2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 Debuts At 2014 Detroit Auto ShowAutomobile Magazine
New York Times -Cars.com News (blog)
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SimCity Offline Mode Coming Soon
Following the game's messy return last year, Maxis is hoping to earn some points with players by offering the free offline download with Update 10. Once it launches, offline mode will make all previously downloaded content available anywhere, at any ...
SimCity belatedly getting a dedicated offline modeArs Technica
SimCity Offline Mode Coming With Next PatchCinema Blend
Community Reacts Negatively to Strict SimCity Modding RulesGame Politics
New Gamer Nation -GameSided -IGN
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Google to revamp its flight search engine, Ryanair's CEO says
Google will add prices for Ryanair to its flight search engine, the CEO of the discount airline said in an interview published Sunday. Flight Search—Google's ticket comparison website—will “blow comparison sites like Skyscanner out of the water”, said ...
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Nokia Lumia 1320 UK launch imminent – Company's UK website says 'coming ...
The large-screen Nokia Lumia 1320 seems ready to make its UK debut shortly, as the company now lists the phablet as "coming soon" on its UK site. The Lumia 1320 is the very first phablet to run Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 (WP8), and it's also the first ...
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Underclocked Tegra K1 outperforms Tegra 4, Snapdragon 800, A7
As CES kicked off last week Nvidia revealed a surprising new mobile processor in the form of the Tegra K1. This chip looks to be a big deal in terms of pure performance, sporting a 2.5GHz clock speed, quad cores, and 192 CUDA cores, it should be able to ...
NVIDIA Tegra K1 benchmarks reveal incredible performanceThe Droid Guy
Mobile NVIDIA Tegra K1 Outperforms Intel's PC-Class Haswell GraphicsGotta Be Mobile
Early benchmarks say NVIDIA Tegra K1 outclasses the competitionPhandroid.com
Engadget -NDTV -Android Headlines - Android News
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Google developing travel price comparison service?
The search giant is planning to partner with European budget airline Ryanair on a potentially revolutionary system that could launch as early as March, according to a report published Sunday. The news was revealed by Ryanair's colorfully outspoken chief ...
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The trolls who cried wolf: Hackers claim responsibility for routine DropBox outage
Hackers from the group "The 1775 Sec" claimed to be behind the DropBox outage on Friday, in an underwhelming attempt to "troll the media" in memory of Aaron Schwartz. The group posted a message to their Twitter feed over the weekend, in which they ...
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Storming The Beaches With Normandy: Does Nokia Have An Android Phone?
Nokia has been getting creative as it struggles to regain the market edge that it once enjoyed. That's why Nokia currently offers a phone that's as much camera as communications device. And it's also why the company has been testing an Android-based ...
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Nokia's Android Smartphone Images Leaked Again
In November, we saw images of Nokia's first Android smartphone – codenamed Normandy, showing what Nokia's venture into Android world would look like. As per the leaks, that device would be running on a 'forked' version of Android, much similar to ...
Nokia Normandy shown in the wild and powered on in latest leaked photosandroidandme.com
More leaks of Nokia Android handset, codenamed Normandy appear onlineMSN UK
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Toyota's Sports Coupe Concept Signals Performance Push
Toyota Motor Corp. (7203), synonymous with staid Camry sedans and Corolla small cars, is signaling a desire to get back into sports cars with a concept coupe hinting at the looks of its future performance model. Toyota showed the FT-1 front-engine, ...
Toyota FT-1 Concept Heralds A More Exciting Future (And Maybe A New Sports ...Forbes
Toyota FT-1 Concept First LookMotorTrend Magazine
Fabulous Toyota FT-1 Concept is Ready to Drive January 14PR Newswire (press release)
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Sprint kills One Up in favor of Framily Plan
One Up, which allowed customers to pay for their phone over 24 months and upgrade after a year, was retired after just four months. Roger Cheng. by Roger Cheng. January 13, 2014 5:35 AM PST. Follow @RogerWCheng. (Credit: Lynn La/CNET). Well, that ...
Sprint dumps One Up plans in favor of new "Framily" plansMobile Burn
Sprint ends One Up program after just four monthsGigaOM
Sprint's One-Up is dead thanks to the new Framily plansPhandroid.com
Gadget Review -PhoneDog
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10 Tech Things You Need To Know This Morning
San Francisco Chronicle
We hope you had a great weekend. Here's the latest tech news to kickstart your week: An Uber carrying Eventbrite CTO Renaud Visage & Kat Borlongan from the airport to Paris was allegedly attacked by cab drivers this morning. "Smashed windows, flat tires, ...
Protesting Taxi Drivers Attack Uber Car Near ParisTechCrunch
Uber Paris confirms attack on car: We 'strongly condemn' the violenceVentureBeat
Taxi dispute gets physical in France with attack on Uber carCNET
Business Insider -Siliconrepublic.com -The Verge
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Dropbox outage sparked by buggy server upgrade
A planned server maintenance job went awry because of a "subtle bug" in an upgrade script - but users' files were never at risk, the company says. Lance Whitney. by Lance Whitney. January 13, 2014 5:20 AM PST. Follow @lancewhit. Dropbox logo. Dropbox ...
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Chevy Corvette is North American Car of the Year
DETROIT -- Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, the American icon completely redone last year for its seventh generation, was named Monday as the North American Car of the Year at the opening of the press preview for the North American International Auto Show ...
Chevrolet Doubles Up for Car and Truck of the YearNew York Times
GM sweeps 2014 North American car and truck awards at Detroit showReuters
Corvette, Silverado take top auto show awardsWashington Post
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Microsoft hit in weekend of hacking attacks
Microsoft's official blog and two of its Twitter accounts are believed to have been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. The hacking group accessed the social media accounts to post pro-Syria messages and to criticise the company. Microsoft shut down the ...
Syrian Electronic Army hacks Microsoft Twitter accountsTelegraph.co.uk
Microsoft social media platforms hacked by SEAITProPortal
Syrian Electronic Army claims Microsoft as its latest victimInquirer
V3.co.uk -ComputerWeekly.com -Times of India
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Wii U Developer Explains Some Of The Console's Shortcomings
Wii U Developer Explains Some Of The Consoles Shortcomings While the original Nintendo Wii proved to be a success for the company, its successor, the Wii U, has proven to be anything but. Retailers have called the console's sales disappointing, and ...
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Google will 'change the way people buy tickets forever', says Ryanair boss
Google is working on a new price comparison tool for airline travel which will “blow everyone else out of the water”, according to budget airline Ryanair. Speaking to Irish newspaper the Sunday Independent, airline boss Michael O'Leary said that he was ...
Google developing travel price comparison service?CANOE
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The EU ban has lifted: European customers can now purchase an older Mac Pro
Customers in Europe can now purchase the old Mac Pro with delivery to France as early as Jan. 14. The older model Mac Pro breached European Union rules requiring extra shielding on fans and electrical ports. It has not been shipping in Europe since last ...
Mac Pro Returns to Europe After 10-Month HiatusMashable
New Mac Pro Begins Shipping In EuropeUbergizmo
Mac Pro back on sale in Europe following previous banEngadget
AppAdvice -9 to 5 Mac -Cult of Mac
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Anonymous Dev Claims Nintendo Unfamiliar with PSN and Xbox Live
An anonymous developer claims nobody in Nintendo's Wii U "development teams" have used PSN or Xbox Live. If you ever wondered why Nintendo's online infrastructure is nowhere near as robust as the PlayStation Network or Xbox Live, that's because ...
Nintendo was unfamiliar with rivals' online featuresLazygamer
Nintendo Network Devs Were Unacquainted with Xbox Live, PSN, Says Third ...IGN
Tell-all explores the Wii U's development problemsEngadget
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