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North Korea experiencing widespread Internet outages - Fox News

December 22, 2014 - 2:18pm

Zee News

North Korea experiencing widespread Internet outages
Fox News
DEVELOPING – North Korea was experiencing widespread Internet outages on Monday, and one expert said the country's online access was "totally down." It was not immediately clear if the Internet connectivity problems were an act of retribution for a major ...
Internet Outage in North Korea, Network Researcher SaysBloomberg
North Korean Internet connection hit by outagesPCWorld
Widespread Internet outages hit North KoreaBoston Globe
Mashable -NBCNews.com
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Best of 2014: The top 10 video games of the year - San Jose Mercury News

December 22, 2014 - 2:10pm

Digital Spy UK

Best of 2014: The top 10 video games of the year
San Jose Mercury News
With the launch of new consoles, expectations were high for 2014. Games such as "Titanfall" and "Watchdogs" captured fans' imaginations and offered a glimpse of what the next level of games would look like. Unfortunately, those hyped titles fell short of their ...
Game on for the year's best console, PC picksMonroe News Star
Nintendo Rumored to Use AMD Chips for Next Gen ConsoleCustom PC Review (blog)
The Seattle Times Brier Dudley column [The Seattle Times]Businessweek
Digital Spy
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Just what exactly is Microsoft doing selling hardware? - Quartz

December 22, 2014 - 1:43pm

Quartz

Just what exactly is Microsoft doing selling hardware?
Quartz
Microsoft's hardware has long been a source of minor profit and major pain. In this last 2014 Monday Note, we'll look at the roles Microsoft's hardware devices will play—or not—in the company's future. Excluding keyboards and the occasional Philippe Starck ...

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Hyperloop Sees 600 MPH LA-To-San Francisco Run By 2025 - International Business Times

December 22, 2014 - 1:24pm

International Business Times

Hyperloop Sees 600 MPH LA-To-San Francisco Run By 2025
International Business Times
Elon Musk's envisioned Hyperloop service will supposedly change everything about how we get from point A to point B. Musk has said this new fifth mode of transportation (after planes, trains, cars and boats) will be able to hurtle passengers from San ...
Tesla CEO's Hyperloop Could Be Done Within 10 YearsValueWalk
Why Tesla's (TSLA) Hyperloop May Never Be BuiltBidness ETC
Hyperloop Update 2014: Could the Technology Be Available by 2020?Latin Post
Top Tech News -Full-Time Whistle -Autoblog (blog)
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BMW expands Takata air bag recall - The Detroit News

December 22, 2014 - 1:00pm

Auto World News

BMW expands Takata air bag recall
The Detroit News
A security guard stands by child seats, manufactured and displayed by Takata Corp. at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. (Photo: Shizuo Kambayashi / AP). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Washington — Under ...
GM Has a Back-Up Plan in Case Takata Recalls More CarsAuto World News
BMW expands US air bag recall nationwideWashington Times
GM keeps contingency plan ready over massive air bag related recallsAutomotive Business Review
Macro Insider -Northwest Arkansas News -The Commercial Dispatch
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DirecTV Starts Online Spanish-Language Video Streaming Service - Businessweek

December 22, 2014 - 12:56pm

Variety

DirecTV Starts Online Spanish-Language Video Streaming Service
Businessweek
DirecTV (DTV:US), the largest U.S. satellite TV service provider, started a Spanish-language Web streaming service called Yaveo in a bid to draw viewers who spend more time viewing content online. Yaveo -- which means 'now I see' -- costs $7.99 a month ...
DirecTV launches its Latino streaming service YaveoGigaom
DirecTV Soft-Launches OTT Video Service Targeting LatinosHome Media Magazine
DirecTV Launches First Over-the-Top Video Service, Yaveo, for U.S. Hispanic ...Variety
FierceCable -Multichannel News -Twice
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Internet Outage in North Korea, Network Researcher Says - Bloomberg

December 22, 2014 - 12:50pm

Bloomberg

Internet Outage in North Korea, Network Researcher Says
Bloomberg
North Korea's access to the Internet has been hit with outages and is offline today, according to a network-monitoring company, days after the U.S. government accused the country of hacking into Sony Corp. (6758)'s files. North Korea, which has four official ...
North Korea has gone completely offlineThe Week Magazine
North Korea's Internet Is Totally Screwed Right NowGizmodo
North Korea's internet access unstableSC Magazine
Businessinsider India
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Surface Pro 3 and Pro 2 - New Generation Microsoft Surface Pros - The Fuse Joplin

December 22, 2014 - 12:42pm

Forbes

Surface Pro 3 and Pro 2 - New Generation Microsoft Surface Pros
The Fuse Joplin
Microsoft Surface Pro has become one of the most popular tablet that has managed to take a huge share of sales when it comes to tablets in the past few years. Tablets have become an essential device that performs multiple functions at one go. It has become ...
Microsoft courts Apple Mac users with Surface Pro 3 switcher siteGeekWire
Surface Pro 3 Long-Term Review: Microsoft Proves It's Third Time LuckyForbes

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Google announces its self-driving car is now fully functional - VentureBeat

December 22, 2014 - 11:24am

VentureBeat

Google announces its self-driving car is now fully functional
VentureBeat
Google today announced it has completed the first build of its self-driving vehicle prototype. This is the first fully-functional self-driving car from the company. It's one thing to modify an existing car to give it self-driving capabilities. It's another thing to build a ...
Google finishes building 'first complete prototype' of its own self-driving carThe Verge
Google wants auto industry help for self-driving carsCNET
Google unveils first 'real build' of self-driving carSlashGear
GeekWire -Gadget Gestures -Investorplace.com
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BitTorrent to release 'The Interview'? - KPHO Phoenix

December 22, 2014 - 11:17am

BitTorrent to release 'The Interview'?
KPHO Phoenix
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - BitTorrent, the same file-sharing network used to distribute hacked Sony documents and emails, says it's the perfect candidate for Sony to release "The Interview." Hackers succeeded in getting Sony to pull "The Interview.

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Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Drops to $299 (30 Percent Off) for a Day - DailyTech

December 22, 2014 - 11:07am

DailyTech

Amazon's Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Drops to $299 (30 Percent Off) for a Day
DailyTech
Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) is offering a one-day sale of roughly 30 percent off the price of its second generation Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. The sale applies to all configurations of the tablet device. The cream of the current Fire OS tablet crop, the 8.9-inch device first ...
Score an Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Tablet for $299 (Today Only)Maximum PC
Deal Alert: Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Down 30% for One Day Only - $299 While ...Modern Readers
Christmas Comes Early For Device Owners—Amazon Customers Will Find ...MarketWatch
androidandme.com -Hot Hardware
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Apple Pay goes to Disney World for Christmas - The Mac Observer

December 22, 2014 - 10:56am

Mac Rumors

Apple Pay goes to Disney World for Christmas
The Mac Observer
Merry Christmas, Apple Pay, you're going to Disney World. The world-destination theme park plans to start accepting Apple's mobile payment platform on December 24, just in time for the holiday. Disney World to launch Apple Pay support on December 24.
Apple Pay and Google Wallet head to Disney WorldSlashGear
Ticketmaster joins Apple Pay party with updated iOS apptuaw.com
Apple Pay: What the Early Numbers Are Telling UsForbes
The Fuse Joplin -The Horn -Broadway World
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BitTorrent Tells Sony It's Happy To Release 'The Interview' - TechCrunch

December 22, 2014 - 10:42am

TechCrunch

BitTorrent Tells Sony It's Happy To Release 'The Interview'
TechCrunch
Many have called for Sony to release 'The Interview' online. However, Sony CEO Michael Lynton stated earlier that there has not been a major video on demand service, “that has stepped forward and said they are willing to distribute this movie for us.”.
BitTorrent to release 'The Interview'?kvor

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Apple Pay Gains Traction With 1 Percent Of November Digital Payments - International Business Times

December 22, 2014 - 10:40am

International Business Times

Apple Pay Gains Traction With 1 Percent Of November Digital Payments
International Business Times
Mobile payments may not be the standard way of completing retail purchases and online purchases yet. But they're getting a big boost through Apple Pay, the wireless and online payment system developed by Apple Inc., according to a new report from ITG ...
Samsung Wants a Piece of the Cake, Launching Apple Pay CompetitorThe Fuse Joplin
Ticketmaster Now Supports Apple PayBroadway World

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Amazon's ever-struggling Fire Phone gets a lukewarm update - Mashable

December 22, 2014 - 10:32am

Mashable

Amazon's ever-struggling Fire Phone gets a lukewarm update
Mashable
Amazon isn't ready to turn its back on the Fire Phone just yet. It got a big update on Friday that adds a host of new functions. The phone's Firefly feature now allows it to recognize more than 2,000 famous paintings using information from Wikipedia, and text ...

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Google Adds Song Lyrics To Top Of Search Results, Points Searchers To ... - TechCrunch

December 22, 2014 - 10:21am

TechCrunch

Google Adds Song Lyrics To Top Of Search Results, Points Searchers To ...
TechCrunch
Google is now displaying music lyrics at the top of its search results pages when you search for “song name” plus “lyrics” on Google – a move that may reduce the number of visits to music lyrics sites that now rank highly in Google Search, like azlyrics.com or ...
What Did They Say? Google Including Song Lyrics in Search ResultsWall Street Journal (blog)
Google Adds Song Lyrics With Deeper Links To Google PlaySearch Engine Land
Google has now 'forgotten' more than a quarter-million URLsWashington Post (blog)
Business Insider Australia
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Recent Survey Shows Most Won't Be Early Adopters of the Upcoming Apple ... - StreetInsider.com (subscription)

December 22, 2014 - 9:29am

Recent Survey Shows Most Won't Be Early Adopters of the Upcoming Apple ...
StreetInsider.com (subscription)
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster weighed on Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) after conducting his latest Apple Watch survey. Based on the survey, he believes consumers are taking a wait-and-see approach to the new device. "In our most recent survey of 968 US ...

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Google researchers find critical security bugs in Network Time Protocol - FierceCIO

December 22, 2014 - 9:06am

Google researchers find critical security bugs in Network Time Protocol
FierceCIO
A number of critical vulnerabilities have been found in the Network Time Protocol (NTP), and security experts are urging administrators to patch it as soon as possible. December 22, 2014 | By Paul Mah. Share. Tools. Comment; Print · Contact Author · Reprint.
Exploits for dangerous network time protocol vulnerabilities can compromise ...PC Advisor
Dangerous NTP hole ruins your Chrissy lunchThe Register

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First Hellcat Sold in Colorado Wrecked An Hour After Purchase - Jalopnik

December 22, 2014 - 8:14am

Jalopnik

First Hellcat Sold in Colorado Wrecked An Hour After Purchase
Jalopnik
This is one of those things that's certainly unfortunate, but about as surprising as seeing toes emerge from a sock. The first Challenger Hellcat sold in Colorado has been wrecked, and it appears the accident happened about an hour after the car was bought.

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Honda joins the hydrogen parade in Detroit - USA TODAY

December 22, 2014 - 8:02am

USA TODAY

Honda joins the hydrogen parade in Detroit
USA TODAY
Honda is going to show its version of a hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next month. Like Toyota, which has already unveiled its own hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle, the Honda FCV concept plays heavy on trying to ...
The Future has arrived, and It's called MiraiDallasweekly
Toyota releases performance specs for new hydrogen fuel vehicleHydrogen Fuel News
Honda's Hydrogen Fuel Car To Make US DebutSci-Tech Today
iAfrica.com
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