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Shovel Knight Soundtrack Now Available at Any Price -- What's It Worth to You? - GameSpot

June 28, 2014 - 3:52am

GameSpot

Shovel Knight Soundtrack Now Available at Any Price -- What's It Worth to You?
GameSpot
Following the release of Shovel Knight yesterday, the game's excellent soundtrack has now been put up for sale online--and, in an extremely fan-friendly move, you're free to download it for any price you wish. The 48-track album is comprised of retro-style ...

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Week in Tech: Apps for cars and TV; GoPro and diversity - USA TODAY

June 28, 2014 - 2:53am

USA TODAY

Week in Tech: Apps for cars and TV; GoPro and diversity
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The week's tech news was dominated by Google, which hosted 6,000 developers at its annual I/O software conference here. At the I/O conference, Google ramped up its ambitions for its Android operating system as it introduced new ...

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Daimler, Nissan plan joint luxury factory in Mexico - Detroit Free Press

June 27, 2014 - 11:47pm

Daimler, Nissan plan joint luxury factory in Mexico
Detroit Free Press
Daimler and Nissan will jointly produce luxury vehicles at a new $1.4-billion factory in Mexico, the biggest project to date in their four-year-old partnership. The German and Japanese automakers will assemble as many as 300,000 Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti ...

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Wine opening system Coravin recalled for posing risk of lacerations - The Star Online

June 27, 2014 - 8:45pm

Chron.com

Wine opening system Coravin recalled for posing risk of lacerations
The Star Online
A wine opening system that had launched to much fanfare for allowing drinkers to pour a glass without popping the cork has been officially recalled. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall of the Coravin this week after receiving more ...
Recalls This Week: wine openers, bicyclesChron.com

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GM adds three more recalls of more than 450K - USA TODAY

June 27, 2014 - 5:05pm

WRGB

GM adds three more recalls of more than 450K
USA TODAY
General Motors announced three more recalls on Friday -- on top of the stop-sale order and then recall of the Chevy Cruze late Thursday. Earlier this week GM stopped the sale of 2013 and 2014 Cruze sedans while it tracked down which ones got a ...
GM issues 3 more recalls covering 474000 vehiclesWashington Post
GM recalls 428211 more vehicles amid safety concernsBBC News
GM Expands Recall to 428000 VehiclesInternational Business Times
WDIV Detroit -CNBC.com -GM Authority (blog)
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Did CNBC host out Apple's Tim Cook? - USA TODAY

June 27, 2014 - 4:37pm

The Source

Did CNBC host out Apple's Tim Cook?
USA TODAY
A CNBC segment about gay CEOs turned awkward after one of the show's hosts seemingly outed Apple chief Tim Cook. The segment on Squawk on the Street featured New York Times columnist Jim Stewart discussing his feature on John Browne, the former ...
WATCH: It Gets Awkward on CNBC as Apple's Tim Cook Called Openly GayAdvocate.com
Tim Cook Outed By CNBC's "Squawk On the Street" in Squirm-Inducing Moment ...Bustle
Apple CEO Sexual Orientation Accidentally 'Outed' On National TV By CNBC ...CBS Local
Huffington Post -Examiner.com -Uproxx
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3D Scan Your World - Google Project Tango - Forbes

June 27, 2014 - 3:50pm

Forbes

3D Scan Your World - Google Project Tango
Forbes
Google I/O usually talks about all the cool things that Google is doing. The Advanced Technology and Projects Lab (ATAP) took the stage to talk about Project Tango, which will let you 3D scan your surroundings via a seven-inch tablet. Disclosure: I'm on a ...

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Recalls This Week: wine openers, bicycles - StarNewsOnline.com

June 27, 2014 - 3:14pm

Recalls This Week: wine openers, bicycles
StarNewsOnline.com
A line of devices used to puncture a hole in a wine bottle cork are being recalled because they can cause the bottle to burst or crack. Other consumer products recalled this week include faulty bicycles and air conditioning systems with improper grounding.

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Slim's real estate arm to buy AT&T's America Movil stock - Reuters Canada

June 27, 2014 - 2:52pm

Slim's real estate arm to buy AT&T's America Movil stock
Reuters Canada
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Carlos Slim's America Movil said on Friday it had authorized the Mexican tycoon's real estate firm Inmobiliaria Carso to buy more than 5.7 billion shares, formerly held by AT&T, equal to 8.27 percent of America Movil's stock. America ...

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Uber, Lyft, & Sidecar react as California threatens taxi-style regulation - VentureBeat

June 27, 2014 - 2:51pm

VentureBeat

Uber, Lyft, & Sidecar react as California threatens taxi-style regulation
VentureBeat
Left unchanged, a bill sitting in the California State Senate threatens the business models of ridesharing startups like Uber, Lyft, and Sidecar. This week, the California State Senate's insurance committee passed bill AB 2293, a measure to require ...
Virginia trying to put brakes on ride-sharing servicesClinton Herald
Citations issued in Va. to Uber, Lyft driversW*USA 9
What you need to know about Uber, Lyft and other app-based car servicesEngadget
In The Capital -Washington Business Journal
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Google Points Its Search Engine Inside Apps - MIT Technology Review

June 27, 2014 - 2:24pm

USA TODAY

Google Points Its Search Engine Inside Apps
MIT Technology Review
Google wants you to talk to its search box instead of spending time hunting through the jumble of apps on your smartphone. By Tom Simonite on June 27, 2014. Why It Matters. Giving search engines more power to control smartphones and tablets could ...
Week in Tech: Apps for cars and TV; GoPro and diversityUSA TODAY

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Recalls this week include wine openers, bicycles, fireplaces, air conditioning ... - The Tribune

June 27, 2014 - 2:17pm

Recalls this week include wine openers, bicycles, fireplaces, air conditioning ...
The Tribune
A line of devices used to puncture a hole in a wine bottle cork are being recalled because they can cause the bottle to burst or crack. Other consumer products recalled this week include faulty bicycles and air conditioning systems with improper grounding.

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Apple Kills Aperture, Says New Photos App Will Replace It - Wired

June 27, 2014 - 1:41pm

Macworld

Apple Kills Aperture, Says New Photos App Will Replace It
Wired
Heavy-duty photo-editing Mac users may not be happy this morning. Apple told news website The Loop that it has decided to abandon Aperture, its professional photo-editing software application. “With the introduction of the new Photos app and iCloud Photo ...
Apple Dumps Aperture, iPhoto in Favor of Photos AppTom's Guide
Apple Axes ApertureThe Mac Observer
Apple will no longer develop Aperture or iPhoto, OS X Yosemite Photos app to ...Apple Insider
Ars Technica -FanSided -The Verge
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Looks like Facebook Home is unofficially dead - GigaOM

June 27, 2014 - 1:30pm

GigaOM

Looks like Facebook Home is unofficially dead
GigaOM
Facebook has reportedly dismantled its team working on Facebook Home, its Android homescreen replacement. According to a statement provided by Facebook, however, Home is still supported by the company. HTC First phone. Facebook Home ...
What Happened to the Facebook Phone? Not Very Much, It SeemsNew York Times (blog)
Remember Facebook Home? It may be on the chopping blockArs Technica
Facebook Home is quiet, but not quite deadThe Next Web
Engadget -TechHive -SlashGear
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Aaron Swartz Movie Charts Rise And Demise Of 'The Internet's Own Boy' - Forbes

June 27, 2014 - 1:02pm

Forbes

Aaron Swartz Movie Charts Rise And Demise Of 'The Internet's Own Boy'
Forbes
Where to begin with the saga of Aaron Swartz? His life, cut short by suicide at age 26, continues to resonate strongly online and off because it was devoted in equal measure to technological innovation, social justice and free thought. While so many Silicon ...

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Can't Access Verizon Billing? You're Not Alone - Mashable

June 27, 2014 - 12:52pm

FanSided

Can't Access Verizon Billing? You're Not Alone
Mashable
Verizon Wireless, the United States' largest wireless carrier, is having some issues with its billing system, including the My Verizon portal. When some customers try to log in to My Verizon in a browser or app, they can't get account information, pay bills, see ...
Outages strike Verizon Wireless billing systemUSA TODAY
Verizon billing system outage preventing many customers from paying bills ...PhoneDog
Verizon leaves customers out to dry with a billing failFanSided
The Verge -Re/code -Ars Technica
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At VidCon, YouTube shows off lots of new creator-focused tools & features - VentureBeat

June 27, 2014 - 10:57am

VentureBeat

At VidCon, YouTube shows off lots of new creator-focused tools & features
VentureBeat
YouTube execs showed off the new additions yesterday at the VidCon event in Anaheim Calif., where creators of online video content gathered to hear just how the streaming video site plans to enhance their experience on YouTube. Among the biggest ...

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Walmart Discounts iPhone 5S, 5C in 'Permanent' Price Change - ABC News

June 27, 2014 - 10:40am

ABC News

Walmart Discounts iPhone 5S, 5C in 'Permanent' Price Change
ABC News
Walmart stores are selling the iPhone 5S and 5C in a deeply discounted "permanent price change" starting today, the company said. But will the price discount be enough to tempt Apple fans patiently waiting for the next big thing? If you happen to stop in a ...
Wal-Mart Slashes iPhone 5s, 5c PricesPC Magazine
Walmart slashes iPhone 5c down to $29 and iPhone 5s down to $99tuaw.com
Walmart Discounts Apple iPhone 5s, 5c Price Starting at $29 With ContractInternational Business Times
IntoMobile -ValueWalk -The City Wire
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Self-propagating SMS worm Selfmite targets Android devices - Computerworld

June 27, 2014 - 9:54am

IT PRO

Self-propagating SMS worm Selfmite targets Android devices
Computerworld
IDG News Service - A rare Android worm that propagates itself to other users via links in text messages has been discovered by security researchers. Once installed on a device, the malware, which was dubbed Selfmite, sends a text messages to 20 contacts ...
Android SMS worm punts dodgy downloads... from your MATESRegister
Android malware worms its way into devices via textsIT PRO

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Customers Speak - InformationWeek

June 27, 2014 - 9:09am

Techgoondu

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: Customers Speak
InformationWeek
Early adopters of Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 say the Windows device is working well as a tablet and an ultra-light laptop. Surface Pro 3 Vs. World: Mobile Smackdown. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) The Surface Pro 3 has earned better reviews ...
Urban Armor Gear announces first military spec cases for Microsoft Surface Pro ...ZDNet
Hands on: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the tablet to replace your laptopTechgoondu

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