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Samsung takes another step into Internet of Things - USA TODAY

May 12, 2015 - 12:41pm

USA TODAY

Samsung takes another step into Internet of Things
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO -- Four months ago, Samsung Electronics vowed to make the Internet of Things a staple of its $211 billion business. Today, it delivered a key piece. Flanked onstage by developers of smart shoes (Boogio), farming-data sensors (Weenat) ...
Samsung's Artik boards will be the guts for drones, robots and an army of IoT ...PCWorld
Samsung wants everyone to build smart home gadgets on its new platformThe Verge

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Victory For Assassin's Creed: Syndicate? - Forbes

May 12, 2015 - 12:13pm

Connected Digital World

Victory For Assassin's Creed: Syndicate?
Forbes
It's been just under a year since the debacle that was the Assassin's Creed Unity launch. It was filled with bugs and technical glitches. There were constant online server crashes. Players couldn't be female during multiplayer because it would, “Double the ...
'Assassin's Creed Syndicate' brings stealth action to Victorian LondonEngadget
Assassin's Creed: Syndicate brings the series to LondonThe Verge
Assassin's Creed Syndicate gameplay trailer tells all pre-alpha releaseSlashGear
Irish Times -The Guardian -TrustedReviews
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Samsung rolls out family of 'Artik' IoT chips, cloud platform, tools - VentureBeat

May 12, 2015 - 11:53am

VentureBeat

Samsung rolls out family of 'Artik' IoT chips, cloud platform, tools
VentureBeat
IT pros—Join agile and waterfall masters on turning the best DevOps tools into quality code that's quick to market. Sign up for the FREE webinar today. At the Internet of Things World conference in San Francisco today, Samsung rolled out a new family of ...
Samsung's Artik boards will be the guts for drones, robots and IoT devicesComputerworld
MODE Inc. Launches Cloud Platform for The Internet of ThingsTech Cocktail
Samsung To Unveil New Chipsets To Power Internet Of ThingsWCCFtech
The Verge
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Verizon, Sprint customers to get refunds in $158M settlement - KCCI Des Moines

May 12, 2015 - 11:44am

Verizon, Sprint customers to get refunds in $158M settlement
KCCI Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa —Iowans who have Verizon or Sprint could soon be getting a refund in a new $158 million settlement, the Iowa Attorney General's Office reported Tuesday. Other Stories. Prosecutor: Evidence not sufficient... Egg price increase to affect ...

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Tango Hooks Up With Wal-Mart, Alibaba To Let You Text And Shop - Forbes

May 12, 2015 - 11:12am

New York Times

Tango Hooks Up With Wal-Mart, Alibaba To Let You Text And Shop
Forbes
It's becoming a trend for messaging apps to show they can do pretty much everything else besides messaging. Just a few weeks after Facebook Messenger launched itself as a platform that businesses can uses to communicate with potential customers, ...
Chat App Tango Launches In-App Commerce Powered By Walmart And AlibabaTechCrunch
Tango partners with Walmart for in-app shopping serviceVatorNews
Tango Messaging App Updated with Social Shopping PlatformSocialTimes
The Next Web
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Skype's amazing real-time Translator Preview now available to all - PCWorld

May 12, 2015 - 11:09am

PCWorld

Skype's amazing real-time Translator Preview now available to all
PCWorld
Your Star Trek-style universal communicator is ready for download. Well, it's not exactly universal, but Microsoft's Skype Translator Preview is a step into the future. The company announced on Tuesday that the beta app is now available to all Windows 8.1 ...
Microsoft opens Skype Translator Preview to all, but still calls it a previewMashable
Microsoft opens Skype Translator preview to all Windows 8.1, 10 usersZDNet
Skype Translator preview now available to all Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 usersInquirer
Ars Technica -TechCrunch
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Extreme selfie fans get their own drone - CNNMoney

May 12, 2015 - 11:03am

CNNMoney

Extreme selfie fans get their own drone
CNNMoney
Lily drone demo hand Lily co-founder Antoine Balaresque holds the self-flying photography drone before throwing it in the air in San Francisco. With his hand outstretched, a small drone resting in his palm, Antoine Balaresque looks like a falconer. When he ...
Throw this drone into the air and it'll follow you around, taking picturesPCWorld
Where you lead, the Lily Camera drone will followMashable
Throw This Camera Drone in the Air, and It Flies ItselfWired
The Guardian -Gizmodo
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MIT can fix pictures taken through your window... kinda - Engadget

May 12, 2015 - 10:39am

Daily Mail

MIT can fix pictures taken through your window... kinda
Engadget
Take a picture through a window and you'll often find you've captured more of your own reflection than the scene outside. You can solve the problem with a black cloth and a polarizing filter, but that's not ideal for the majority of smartphone snappers out there.
MIT uses algorithm to banish window reflections in picsITworld
MIT's New Algorithm Can Eliminate Window Reflection From Your PhotosTech News Today
Algorithm to distinguish reflections from photos taken through windowsPhys.Org

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You can now use an iPad as a monitor for a Windows PC - The Verge

May 12, 2015 - 9:28am

TechCrunch

You can now use an iPad as a monitor for a Windows PC
The Verge
Duet Display has been transforming old iPads into fast MacBook displays for months now, but it's turning its attention to the Windows world today. For just $9.99 you can download Duet and use an iPad as a monitor on a Windows PC. There's no complex ...
How To Use An Apple's iPad As A Monitor For A Windows PCTech News Today
Duet Display Now Makes iPad As Monitor For Windows PC As WellNews Every day
How To Use Your iPad As A Second Screen For A Windows PCInternational Business Times
TechCrunch -SlashGear -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Mediatek's Helio X20 Serves 10 Cores 3 Ways - PC Magazine

May 12, 2015 - 9:03am

Computerworld

Mediatek's Helio X20 Serves 10 Cores 3 Ways
PC Magazine
Mediatek's new Helio X20 mobile processor has an extra gear. Designed for high-end smartphones, the X20 uses a "tri-cluster" architecture that shifts through three sets of cores rather than two. According to Mediatek's Mohit Bhushan, that makes the X20 ...
Eight isn't enough: MediaTek reveals 10-core mobile processorPCWorld
Yes, 10-core smartphones will be a thing in 2016Engadget
MediaTek aims to go head-to-head with Qualcomm in high-end chips using ...FierceWireless
bit-tech.net -VR World -Android Authority (blog)
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Analyst Says iPhone 6s Will Have A Luxe Rose Gold Option - TechCrunch

May 12, 2015 - 7:39am

TechCrunch

Analyst Says iPhone 6s Will Have A Luxe Rose Gold Option
TechCrunch
Apple's next iPhone (likely the 'iPhone 6s' if it keeps with recent naming conventions) could come in a luxury rose gold finish, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via AppleInsider). The analyst, who has a good track record of calling Apple ...
Apple's next-gen 'iPhone 6s' to come in rose gold model, feature 2GB RAM ...Apple Insider
Rumoured iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus specs leakedIndia Today
KGI: Top 11 new iPhone features for 2015 include Rose Gold option, Force ...9 to 5 Mac (blog)
WCCFtech -PC Advisor -G 4 Games (press release) (blog)
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Women like the Apple Watch more than men, say tweets - Economic Times

May 12, 2015 - 3:40am

Women like the Apple Watch more than men, say tweets
Economic Times
NEW YORK: Looks like Apple Watch, despite all the hype surrounding its launch, has sparked a battle of the sexes, if one goes by the results of a new study. A study by California-based data mining company CrowdFlower analysed more than 30,000 tweets ...

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Experience dysentery on an Arduino-powered 'Gameboy' - Engadget

May 12, 2015 - 3:24am

Engadget

Experience dysentery on an Arduino-powered 'Gameboy'
Engadget
The handheld gaming world has been on the retreat since smartphones replaced the Gameboys in our pockets. But, when you mix nostalgia, an Arduino and a low price point, you get the credit-card sized Arduboy. The 8-bit gaming rig fits in your pocket, ...
Arduboy puts open source monochrome gaming in your walletGeek
A Tiny Video Game-Playing Business Card You Can Smuggle in Your WalletGizmodo UK
Arduboy : Arduino Gameboy Hits Kickstarter (video)Geeky Gadgets

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Utah Jumps to #5 in 2015 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking - Utah Business

May 12, 2015 - 1:05am

WMDT

Utah Jumps to #5 in 2015 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking
Utah Business
Salt Lake City—The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) released its annual Bicycle Friendly State rankings today and Utah earned the No. 5 position, up from No. 8 in 2014. In addition to moving up into the top five nationwide, Utah is now No. 2 in the ...
Delaware third in bicycle-friendly statesWMDT
Bicycling instead of driving might be more practical than you thinkFort Wayne Journal Gazette (blog)
Utah named among most 'bike-friendly' statesSt. George Daily Spectrum
AL.com -Salt Lake Tribune -Gizmodo
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Fiat Chrysler, Hyundai SUVs score low in IIHS crash test - USA TODAY

May 11, 2015 - 11:42pm

USA TODAY

Fiat Chrysler, Hyundai SUVs score low in IIHS crash test
USA TODAY
Three 2015 midsize crossovers from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and one from Hyundai came in last among seven midsize SUVs tested by the insurance industry's auto safety arm in its latest crash testing, according to results of the released Tuesday.
Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs perform well in crash testsU-T San Diego

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Ark: Survival Evolved is the Dinosaur Game We've Been Waiting For - Attack of the Fanboy

May 11, 2015 - 11:11pm

Attack of the Fanboy

Ark: Survival Evolved is the Dinosaur Game We've Been Waiting For
Attack of the Fanboy
Today has brought us what looks to be the world's greatest dinosaur game ever conceived. Indie developer Studio Wildcard announced their massive dinosaur-centric, open-world game titled ARK: Survival Evolved. The survival game pits players against the ...
“ARK: Survival Evolved” lets you ride a dinosaur in VRSlashGear

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Apple Watch: How it can change your life after two weeks - Toronto Star

May 11, 2015 - 3:27pm

Toronto Star

Apple Watch: How it can change your life after two weeks
Toronto Star
The Apple Watch is the best smartwatch available on the market. It is also overpriced, difficult to use at first and somewhat limited in what it does well. That said, after two weeks of use, I've found a few things that it does well enough that it is changing my daily ...

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