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Motorola unveils new Moto X, Moto G smartphones - USA TODAY

September 5, 2014 - 1:01am

USA TODAY

Motorola unveils new Moto X, Moto G smartphones
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO – Motorola is taking aim at the more-affordable smartphone market with new versions of its Moto X flagship Android smartphone and the lower-cost Moto G. The Moto X sports a 5.2-inch 1080p full HD display. It has a 13-megapixel camera ...
The new Moto X has a metal frame and a 5.2-inch screenPCWorld
Moto 360 Review: One Size Doesn't Fit AllWall Street Journal
Motorola's New Smartwatch Isn't Awesome EnoughBusinessweek
CNET -Ars Technica -Mashable
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Apple Plans New Security Features After Celebrity Hacking - Bloomberg

September 5, 2014 - 12:46am

SFGate

Apple Plans New Security Features After Celebrity Hacking
Bloomberg
Apple Inc. (AAPL) will add new security features after the accounts of celebrities using its services were hacked and photographs of them were posted on the Internet. The Cupertino, California-based company said people will receive e-mails and other alerts ...
iCloud Celebrity Photo Leak Not a General Threat to the CloudeWeek
Apple Boosts Security After Nude HackDaily Beast
Apple Says It Will Add New Security Measures After Celebrity HackNew York Times (blog)
The Australian -Kokomo Tribune
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Tim Cook: iCloud security will be strengthened - PCWorld

September 5, 2014 - 12:26am

Reuters

Tim Cook: iCloud security will be strengthened
PCWorld
Apple, still reeling from the nude celebrity photo incident, plans to soon strengthen security around its iCloud storage service, according to CEO Tim Cook in a news report Thursday. The change consists primarily of new warnings when certain changes are ...
Apple to add alerts to iCloudZDNet
Angry Tim Cook says Apple will tighten iCloud security after celeb photo leak ...VentureBeat
UPDATE 1-Apple to add security alerts for iCloud users, says Cook - WSJReuters
CNET -International Business Times -Mashable
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Tim Cook Says Apple to Add Security Alerts for iCloud Users - Wall Street Journal

September 4, 2014 - 10:30pm

Reuters

Tim Cook Says Apple to Add Security Alerts for iCloud Users
Wall Street Journal
In his first interview on the subject, Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said celebrities' iCloud accounts were compromised when hackers correctly answered security questions to obtain their passwords or when they were victimized by a phishing scam to obtain ...
Apple to add security alerts for iCloud users, says Cook: WSJReuters
Apple plans to beef up security alerts for its iCloud usersCNET
Cook says Apple will roll out new iCloud security alerts, expand 2-step ...Apple Insider
CNNMoney -Huffington Post -USA TODAY
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Facebook rolls out 'privacy checkup' - The News International

September 4, 2014 - 8:11pm

The News International

Facebook rolls out 'privacy checkup'
The News International
SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Thursday began rolling out its "privacy checkup" aimed at helping users of the huge social network better manage sharing their information and postings. The new system uses a blue dinosaur to guide Facebook users through ...

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IKEA pokes fun at Apple in ad for latest catalog - Digital Trends

September 4, 2014 - 6:51pm

The Australian Financial Review

IKEA pokes fun at Apple in ad for latest catalog
Digital Trends
When Tim Cook takes to the stage in Cupertino next week to unveil Apple's latest iPhone, it's a dead cert a slickly produced video will form part of the presentation. It's almost certain to feature Apple's design guru, Jony Ive, waxing lyrical about the look and feel ...
Apple looks to history ahead of iPhone 6 and smartwatch launchThe Australian Financial Review
Technology|Apple Plans Smartwatch and Larger iPhonesNew York Times
Baig: What I'm counting on from AppleUSA TODAY
Quartz -MarketWatch
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Nvidia Sues Samsung, Qualcomm After Patent Licensing Talks Fail - Businessweek

September 4, 2014 - 6:28pm

Economic Times

Nvidia Sues Samsung, Qualcomm After Patent Licensing Talks Fail
Businessweek
Nvidia Corp. (NVDA:US), a maker of graphics chips and processors used in mobile phones and tablets, filed a patent-infringement complaint against Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM:US) and Samsung Electronics Co. (005930) after two years of failed licensing talks.
UPDATE 1-Nvidia sues Qualcomm, Samsung over graphics patentsReuters
Nvidia patent suits target latest Samsung devicesCNET
Nvidia Sues Samsung, QualcommEE Times
PCWorld -Wall Street Journal -Gigaom
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Message Board Linked to Celebrity Photo Hackers Is Down - Mashable

September 4, 2014 - 6:10pm

Message Board Linked to Celebrity Photo Hackers Is Down
Mashable
In the latest bizarre twist in the celebrity photo hack, the anonymous message board, believed to be the source of the original leak, is now down. A message posted to AnonIB says the site will be unavailable for at least a "few days" as it undergoes ...

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AT&T and Box to pave secure path to cloud content via VPN - PCWorld

September 4, 2014 - 5:53pm

AT&T and Box to pave secure path to cloud content via VPN
PCWorld
Box and AT&T plan to lock down cloud file-sharing with a service that places enterprise content behind an AT&T VPN. The service, announced at the BoxWorks conference on Thursday and coming in the first half of next year, extends AT&T's NetBond ...
New Box Security Features Give Companies Far Greater Control Over DocumentsTechCrunch
Is Box Solving Its Cloud-Only Problem? #BoxWorksCMSWire
Box bolsters security and visibility with AT&T, intros Metadata TemplatesZDNet (blog)

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Meet the Russian-made tool that grabs nude selfies from iCloud accounts - PCWorld

September 4, 2014 - 5:22pm

Reuters

Meet the Russian-made tool that grabs nude selfies from iCloud accounts
PCWorld
There's a seedy trade in compromising photos stored in Apple iCloud accounts, and it is in part aided by a software program that cleanly collects the data. Some of the nude celebrity photos are believed to have first been circulated on Anon-IB, a definitely not ...
Two years later, a huge back door in iCloud is still wide openVentureBeat
Celebrity Nude Photo Hack May Have Been The Result Of PhishingStarpulse.com
The Fappening: iCloud users, beware!Computerworld
BusinessNewsDaily -wtvr.com -ValueWalk
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Biz Break: Twitter fans lash out at changes that may never happen - San Jose Mercury News

September 4, 2014 - 5:15pm

THV 11

Biz Break: Twitter fans lash out at changes that may never happen
San Jose Mercury News
Today: Twitter lights up on concerns about a major change, but that change is unlikely to occur. Also: Apple falls again amid more iRumors. The Lead: Calm down, Twitter isn't radically changing any time soon. Twitter lit up Thursday with anger from hard-core ...
No, a 'Facebook-style filter' isn't coming to Twitter — yetWashington Post
Twitter's Beloved Chronological Timeline Might Be No MoreAuto World News
Social Scoop: Facebook-style filtered feed could be coming to TwitterTHV 11
Mashable -Phandroid.com -FOXSports.com
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Hackers break into server for Obamacare website -US officials - Reuters

September 4, 2014 - 5:14pm

CBS News

Hackers break into server for Obamacare website -US officials
Reuters
NEW YORK, Sept 4 (Reuters) - An unknown hacker or hackers broke into a computer server supporting the HealthCare.gov website through which consumers enroll in Obamacare health insurance, a government cybersecurity team discovered last week, ...
Healthcare.gov hacked; no personal data takenUSA TODAY
Hackers break into HealthCare.govWashington Post
Obamacare Website Was Hacked in JulyTIME
CBS News -CNNMoney
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Season's new phones are all about selfie image - Daily American Online

September 4, 2014 - 5:03pm

Season's new phones are all about selfie image
Daily American Online
BERLIN (AP) — Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It's a declaration to the world that they were there. Pop stars such as Rihanna and Justin Bieber have helped ...

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Nvidia sues Samsung and Qualcomm over GPU patents, wants Galaxy sales ... - PCWorld

September 4, 2014 - 5:02pm

Nvidia sues Samsung and Qualcomm over GPU patents, wants Galaxy sales ...
PCWorld
The lawsuits open a new and unexpected front in the smartphone patent wars, which have already led to numerous court battles. In a blog post Thursday, Nvidia called it an “important day” for the company and said they are the first patent lawsuits it has ...

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Microsoft Unveils Lumia 830 'Affordable Flagship' Phone - eWeek

September 4, 2014 - 4:30pm

eWeek

Microsoft Unveils Lumia 830 'Affordable Flagship' Phone
eWeek
Jumping on the slim premium smartphone bandwagon, Microsoft takes the wraps off the company's new Windows Phone, the Lumia 830. Combating the notion that low prices and high-end design aren't mutually exclusive, Microsoft today unveiled the Nokia ...

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Apple watch to have tap-to-pay features, curved screen, but not expected to ship ... - The Australian

September 4, 2014 - 4:24pm

CIO Today

Apple watch to have tap-to-pay features, curved screen, but not expected to ship ...
The Australian
APPLE plans to include short-range wireless technology in its forthcoming smartwatch, according to people familiar with the matter, signalling that it sees a role for the device in digital payments. The gadget's use of near-field communication, or NFC, reflects ...
Apple's smartwatch to have NFC technology - WSJDaily Mail

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Google settles with FTC over in-app charges - Newsworks.org

September 4, 2014 - 3:10pm

Google settles with FTC over in-app charges
Newsworks.org
The government says Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consent from the Google Play app store. The Federal Trade Commission says ...

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Dell laptops listed with Intel's unreleased Broadwell PC chips - PCWorld

September 4, 2014 - 2:20pm

Laptop Mag

Dell laptops listed with Intel's unreleased Broadwell PC chips
PCWorld
It's been a long wait for mainstream PCs that use Intel Core processors based on the Broadwell architecture, but Dell has listed laptops that could ship with the unreleased chips early next year. Models of Dell's Latitude 14 3000 (14-inch screen) and Latitude ...
Hands On: Dell Latitude 13 7000 2-in-1PC Magazine
Dell Unveils Laptop-Tablet Hybrid at IFAMashable
The PC at IFA, part 2: Mini desktops and thin, fanless Broadwell tabletsArs Technica
Laptop Mag (blog)
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The Fappening: iCloud users, beware! - Computerworld

September 4, 2014 - 2:15pm

The Fappening: iCloud users, beware!
Computerworld
The event dubbed by the internet as “the Fappening” is the largest celebrity nude photo leak in history. Although information is still emerging as to how, why and who is at fault, don't blame Apple for this latest security disaster. Celebrity nudes are not new; I am ...

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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, a waterproof smartphone launched at IFA - The Next Digit

September 4, 2014 - 2:00pm

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, a waterproof smartphone launched at IFA
The Next Digit
Sony launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, a smaller version of the new Xperia Z3 during the IFA conference, held in Berlin. sony-xperia-z3-compact-white-4. The Xperia Z3 Compact carries the same specifications of the Z3 ...

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