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AT&T moves to acquire DirecTV to defend against Comcast – everyone loses - ExtremeTech

May 21, 2014 - 6:08am

ExtremeTech

AT&T moves to acquire DirecTV to defend against Comcast – everyone loses
ExtremeTech
On Sunday, AT&T announced it would be acquiring DirecTV in a stock-and-cash transaction valued at $67.1 billion to enhance its content distribution and gain access to Latin America through DirecTV's growing pay TV and wireless broadband businesses ...
AT&T announced that it will buy DirecTV for $49 billion. (Reed Saxon ...Los Angeles Times
The latest results from American Customer Satisfaction Index should give ...DailyTech
AT&T-DirecTV deal could level playing fieldBoston Globe
TheStreet.com -Washington Post (blog) -Press Herald
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Privacy can be lucrative - Silent Circle just pulled in $30M in funding - GigaOM

May 21, 2014 - 5:20am

GigaOM

Privacy can be lucrative - Silent Circle just pulled in $30M in funding
GigaOM
The investment bodes well for business models built around security and privacy, and for the chances of the soon-to-be-released Blackphone. Blackphone. Proving there's money in privacy these days, secure communications firm Silent Circle has announced ...
Pro-Privacy Blackphone Pulls $30M Into Silent CircleTechCrunch
Former BT CEO Peter Bonfield joins funding round for Silent CircleGrowthBusiness.co.uk
Silent Circle secures $30 million in funding to expand Blackphone productionZDNet (blog)
Telecompaper (subscription) -PR Newswire (press release) -PC Magazine
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HTC One 2 Mini hands-on - Telegraph.co.uk

May 21, 2014 - 5:08am

NDTV

HTC One 2 Mini hands-on
Telegraph.co.uk
The HTC One Mini 2 is available in the UK this June. T3 has taken a look at its specifications, which include a 5 megapixel front-facing camera, BoomSound, 16GB internal memory and a 4.5 inch screen that is smaller than its HTC One Mini predecessor.
HTC One M8 Versus HTC One Mini 2the Diplomat
HTC One (M8) Prime render surfaces onlineTimes of India

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iWork for iCloud Update Brings Better Collaboration, Increased Storage - NDTV

May 21, 2014 - 1:30am

NDTV

iWork for iCloud Update Brings Better Collaboration, Increased Storage
NDTV
Apple has released redesigned iCloud apps for its iWork suite with some document collaboration upgrades, as well as more document editing and storage options. The apps have been released with beta status. The updated Pages, Numbers and Keynote ...
Apple's iWork for iCloud now lets you collaborate on projects with 100 friendsEngadget
Apple updates iWork for iCloud beta with ePub, CSV exports and moreMacworld
iWork for iCloud gains collaboration with up to 100 people, support for docs up to ...Apple Insider
GeekWire
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date, Specs, Price and New Features - The Fuse Joplin

May 21, 2014 - 1:02am

The Fuse Joplin

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Release Date, Specs, Price and New Features
The Fuse Joplin
2014 is going to be an extremely big year as far as the release of smartphone and tablets are concerned. One of the bigger models that will be launched this year is the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. There are a lot of rumors that are circulating in the market ...
Samsung GALAXY S5 Active Gets Confirmed, Appears In Long Demo VideosTechtree.com
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to feature 5.7-inch 2560 x 1440 QHD displayTech Times

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Public utility compromised after brute-force attack, DHS says - PCWorld

May 21, 2014 - 12:16am

Public utility compromised after brute-force attack, DHS says
PCWorld
A public utility in the U.S. was compromised after attackers took advantage of a weak password security system, according to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security team that studies cyberattacks against critical infrastructure. The utility's control system was ...

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Public utility compromised after brute-force attack, DHS says - PCWorld

May 21, 2014 - 12:16am

Network World

Public utility compromised after brute-force attack, DHS says
PCWorld
A public utility in the U.S. was compromised after attackers took advantage of a weak password security system, according to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security team that studies cyberattacks against critical infrastructure. The utility's control system was ...
US Utility's Control Systems Hit By Advanced Cyber Attack, Says DHSEurasia Review
US utility's control system was hacked, says Homeland SecurityReuters
US utility's control system hacking claimStuff.co.nz
Law360 (subscription)
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Public utility compromised after brute-force attack, DHS says - ComputerworldUK

May 21, 2014 - 12:16am

Public utility compromised after brute-force attack, DHS says
ComputerworldUK
A public utility in the U.S. was compromised after attackers took advantage of a weak password security system, according to a U.S. Department of Homeland Security team that studies cyberattacks against critical infrastructure. The utility's control system was ...

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Now in Australia Facebook's video ad - Kashgar Times

May 20, 2014 - 11:26pm

Kashgar Times

Now in Australia Facebook's video ad
Kashgar Times
Facebook's ad revenue grew 82 per cent year-on-year to $US2.27 billion in the first quarter. Now in Australia Facebook's video ad. Facebook users can expect their feeds to be infiltrated by television-like commercials as the social media giant looks for new ...
Facebook Expands Video Ads InternationallyMediaPost Communications
Facebook video ads coming to AustraliaThe Canberra Times
Exclusive: Facebook to expand video ads to seven countries outside USChicago Tribune

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Netflix to launch in six European countries this year - Reuters

May 20, 2014 - 11:10pm

Economic Times

Netflix to launch in six European countries this year
Reuters
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix Inc will launch its online movie and TV subscription service later this year in France, Germany and four other European countries, in a major push into new markets. The other new countries Netflix will enter in late 2014 are ...
Netflix Enters Germany, France in Biggest Expansion Since 2011Businessweek
Netflix coming to Germany, France, 4 other marketsWashington Post
Netflix To Launch In Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium And ...Wall Street Journal
GigaOM -Financial Times -NASDAQ
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Chrome OS gets better organized with latest update - Engadget

May 20, 2014 - 9:12pm

Android Community

Chrome OS gets better organized with latest update
Engadget
The Chromebook revolution is here and, naturally, Google is doing everything it can so that these devices keep improving even as time goes on. As such, the search giant today revealed some new things rolling out to Chrome OS laptops and desktops, ...
Chrome OS update brings folders, added security featuresSlashGear
Android 4.4.3 Update Believed To Be Getting Navigation Button RefreshAndroid Headlines - Android News
A Google Chromebook Should Be Your Next Laptop And Here's WhyForbes

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Samsung tops Apple in smartphone user satisfaction - Investor's Business Daily

May 20, 2014 - 8:09pm

Washington Post

Samsung tops Apple in smartphone user satisfaction
Investor's Business Daily
For the first time, Samsung has surpassed Apple in smartphone customer satisfaction, the American Customer Satisfaction Index reported Tuesday. Apple (AAPL) still sells nearly twice as many smartphones in the U.S. as Samsung, its closest competitor, but ...
Comcast, broadband providers get poor marks from consumersSiliconBeat
Comcast, Time Warner Worst in Satisfaction SurveyHome Media Magazine
Amazing: Americans grow even more dissatisfied with cable and ISPsDigital Trends
Yonhap News -eWeek -Marketplace.org
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DuckDuckGo redesigns search to include auto-suggest, local results - PCWorld

May 20, 2014 - 8:01pm

TechCrunch

DuckDuckGo redesigns search to include auto-suggest, local results
PCWorld
DuckDuckGo, the privacy-themed search engine, has received a major redesign with enhanced search tools that could usher in a wave of new users. The tools, announced Tuesday, include a variety of requested changes, including auto-suggest and local ...
DuckDuckGo gets complete redesign, new featuresOS News
Anonymous Search Engine DuckDuckGo Adds Images, Recipes, PlacesNBCNews.com
Christianity + Search Engines = Awesome OpportunityChristian Post (blog)

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How will we use Google Glass? - The Age

May 20, 2014 - 7:18pm

The Age

How will we use Google Glass?
The Age
With Google Glass now widely available in the US, there has been increased focus on how we will use wearable technology in the future. While Google has confirmed there are no immediate plans for Google Glass to be made available in Australia, a number ...

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Cisco welcomes Dimension Data to global cloud initiative - PCWorld

May 20, 2014 - 5:41pm

eWeek

Cisco welcomes Dimension Data to global cloud initiative
PCWorld
The sun shone outside the Cisco Live conference on Tuesday even as the clouds gathered within, and that was exactly the kind of weather Cisco was hoping for. Hosting and cloud provider Dimension Data signed on to use Cisco's Intercloud platform, Cisco ...
Cisco Extends InterCloud Vision with ACIEnterpriseNetworkingPlanet
Dimension Data to offer global and local public cloud optionsVoxy
Cisco Announces Cloud Milestones, Relationships and Executive AppointmentsChannel Partners
MarketWatch
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New Box Android App Promises Quick Photo, Doc Preview - PC Magazine

May 20, 2014 - 3:54pm

New Box Android App Promises Quick Photo, Doc Preview
PC Magazine
Cloud storage service Box today released a revamped Android app with a focus on images and documents. The company also expanded its partnership with LG to pre-load the Box app on the phone maker's G-series phones. The app update is one of the ...

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HTC M8 Prime leaks in full 360-degree view - Unwired View

May 20, 2014 - 3:51pm

HTC M8 Prime leaks in full 360-degree view
Unwired View
Remember the HTC M8 Prime we told you about yesterday? Well, today we get to see it. In 360 degrees, no less. The super high-end handset that HTC is preparing in order to tackle the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime and the LG G3 can now be ...

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Google Acquires Divide as EMM Market Continues to Evolve - MSPmentor

May 20, 2014 - 3:30pm

MSPmentor

Google Acquires Divide as EMM Market Continues to Evolve
MSPmentor
Google acquires EMM solution company Divide for an undisclosed amount. Divide will join Google's Android team. Divide co-founder and CEO Andrew Toy. Google (GOOG) is joining in on the momentum in today's enterprise mobility management (EMM) with ...

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Google Acquires Divide - Zacks.com

May 20, 2014 - 3:05pm

Google Acquires Divide
Zacks.com
Google Inc. recently added one more startup to its portfolio with the acquisition of Divide, a cloud-based mobile device management (“MDM”) company. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. However, employees of Divide, previously known as ...

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IBM Offers 3 Analytic Apps Via Cloud - InformationWeek

May 20, 2014 - 2:49pm

eWeek

IBM Offers 3 Analytic Apps Via Cloud
InformationWeek
IBM ports yet more software onto its SoftLayer-powered cloud with Concert, Project Catalyst, and OpenPages analytics services. 20 Great Ideas To Steal In 2014. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) If it's software, it can be delivered as a service.
Fewer than 10 percent ready for the 'new IT'ZDNet
Are Organizations Behind The Curve in Tech Trends? IBM Study Says YesTechzone360
New IBM Cloud technology enables analytics to make more decisions in the ...CTR
Broadway World
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