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Google acquires mobile service company Divide - Reuters

May 19, 2014 - 12:22pm

PhoneDog

Google acquires mobile service company Divide
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc said it has acquired Divide, a company whose software allows corporations to manage the personal smartphones that consumers increasingly use on the job. In a post on Divide's website on Monday, the company ...
Google buys corporate mobile-device manager DivideWashington Post
Google to Buy DivideWall Street Journal
Google to Acquire Enterprise-Mobile Startup DivideBusinessweek
Fox Business -PhoneDog
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Whisper confirms funding round, adds personalization in update - GigaOM

May 19, 2014 - 11:40am

GigaOM

Whisper confirms funding round, adds personalization in update
GigaOM
Anonymous sharing app Whisper confirmed a funding round totaling $36 million, and released an update to its app to help people find posts closer to their location and interests. whispering_n3k_cropped. photo: Flickr/n3k. Anonymous social sharing app ...
Whisper app now includes related posts, still keeps your identity anonymousEngadget
Whisper Raises $36M For Secret SharingsocalTech.com
Whisper raises $36 million from Tencent, othersFortune
Mashable -TechCrunch -The Verge
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Facebook introduces 'ask' button for relationship statuses - Telegraph.co.uk

May 19, 2014 - 11:21am

Telegraph.co.uk

Facebook introduces 'ask' button for relationship statuses
Telegraph.co.uk
Facebook stalking has reached a whole new level following the introduction of an 'ask' button, allowing you to enquire about someone's relationship status. Users who have opted to leave their relationship status blank will soon be presented with a button ...
Facebook Introduces New Way to Flirt With Relationship 'Ask' ButtonMashable
Facebook Button Lets You Ask Friends About Their Love LivesKTIC
But WHY are you single? 'Invasive' new Facebook button lets you ask about ...Daily Mail
Uproxx -Gizmodo
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Xbox One And PS4 Consume A Great Amount Of Power, Even In Standby Mode - Gaming Union

May 19, 2014 - 11:12am

Gaming Union

Xbox One And PS4 Consume A Great Amount Of Power, Even In Standby Mode
Gaming Union
Xbox One And PS4 Consume A Great Amount Of Power, Even In Standby Mode The next-gen consoles, the PS4 and Xbox One, have very high consumption across a variety of functions, revealed the Natural Resources Defense Council. This environmental ...
Leaked Xbox One Screenshot Tips External Drive Support Is Coming SoonNDTV
Microsoft Just Short Changed Everyone Who Has Bought An Xbox OneForbes
Xbox One to get external hard drive support 'soon', possibly in next updateTechRadar UK
Computerandvideogames.com
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Samsung eyes new biometric sensors for mobile devices - CNET

May 19, 2014 - 10:59am

Business Insider Australia

Samsung eyes new biometric sensors for mobile devices
CNET
The company could offer iris detection in smartphones to improve security, one Samsung executive says. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; May 19, 2014 6:44 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Samsung claims just 1.8 million active users of KnoxInquirer
Future Samsung Smartphones May Be Able To Scan Your Eye For Extra SecurityBusiness Insider
Samsung to add biometric sensors to more devices, looking into iris detectorsandroidandme.com
ZDNet -Telecompaper (subscription) -Engadget
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Ubisoft, Microsoft partner to launch Assassin's Creed HTML5 demo - Gamasutra

May 19, 2014 - 10:14am

Ubisoft, Microsoft partner to launch Assassin's Creed HTML5 demo
Gamasutra
Ubisoft today released a web browser demo of Assassin's Creed, put together using Babylon.js, an open-source 3D engine for building games with HTML5 and WebGL. The Assassin's Creed Pirates demo is being used by Microsoft to show that the Babylon.

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Pump for Joy! Gasoline Prices Drop Over 3 Cents Per Gallon - NBCNews.com

May 19, 2014 - 8:35am

WCYB

Pump for Joy! Gasoline Prices Drop Over 3 Cents Per Gallon
NBCNews.com
The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell for the first time in three months, dropping about 3.5 cents over the past two weeks, according to the closely-watched Lundberg survey. Gasoline prices, which had steadily increased since Feb.
Gasoline Prices Fall to $3.6876 a Gallon, Survey SaysBloomberg
Gas prices drop slightly in New HampshireSFGate
Gas prices drop againMartinsville Daily
Nashua Telegraph -Big Country Homepage
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Microsoft Azure cloud set to add SAP apps - Computerworld

May 19, 2014 - 7:27am

eWeek

Microsoft Azure cloud set to add SAP apps
Computerworld
IDG News Service - Microsoft and SAP's long-standing partnership is being strengthened with the pending certification of SAP's ERP and other software for deployment on the Azure cloud infrastructure service. By the end of the second quarter, SAP's ...
Microsoft and SAP Expand PartnershipWall Street Journal
Core SAP applications to be certified on Microsoft Azure cloud by JuneZDNet
SAP apps heading to Microsoft Azure cloudPCWorld
eWeek -GigaOM -TechCrunch
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Click it or ticket campaign kicks off Monday - KXAN.com

May 19, 2014 - 7:17am

Techsonia

Click it or ticket campaign kicks off Monday
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) – More officers will be hitting the roads over the next few weeks for the annual Click it or Ticket campaign. It runs from May… California firefighter's selfie spreads like wildfire. Updated: 18 mins ago. Hyundai recalling 137,500 Tucson SUVs.
2014 Click it or Ticket Campaign Adds More Counties to Enforcement ZonesFox17
Increased seat belt enforcement campaign in La. runs through June 1Monroe News Star
Buckle up for safety during Click It or Ticket CampaignTWC News
Petoskey News-Review -WDIV Detroit
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Crowdsourcing with OpenStreetMap to drive new version of Scout app - Computerworld

May 19, 2014 - 7:05am

Crowdsourcing with OpenStreetMap to drive new version of Scout app
Computerworld
Computerworld - Scout for iPhone, a free turn-by-turn navigation app, will be automatically updated this week with map data that can be altered and improved by the app's users through the OpenStreetMap (OSM) community. The Android version of the free ...
A Navigation Program Switches to Maps Made by VolunteersNew York Times
Scout Goes Global With GPS Navigation Powered by OpenStreetMapMarketWatch
Telenav Takes On Google With New OpenStreetMap-Based Offline Navigation ...TechCrunch
Broadway World -The Next Web
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Apple, Samsung reignite patent lawsuit settlement talks - report - Apple Insider

May 19, 2014 - 6:43am

Apple Insider

Apple, Samsung reignite patent lawsuit settlement talks - report
Apple Insider
Following Apple's most recent legal victory in California, and the news that both it and Google have agreed to end litigation with each other, Apple is said to have renewed settlement talks with Samsung, in an effort to end all ongoing lawsuits between the two ...
Apple, Google Call it a Truce, Promise to Work Closely towards Patent ReformModern Readers
Apple & Samsung To Enter Settlement Talks (Again) [Rumor]Ubergizmo
Korea Times: Samsung and Apple are talking settlementFortune (blog)
Computerworld (blog) -YottaFire -News 10NBC
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To Many Chinese, Cars Like Tesla's Model S Appear To Be Unmanageable - Forbes

May 19, 2014 - 6:08am

Wall Street Journal

To Many Chinese, Cars Like Tesla's Model S Appear To Be Unmanageable
Forbes
In order to drive up the popularity of the Model S, Musk and his sales team have thus far been targeting the rich to be Tesla's first batch of customers. And selling their cars to these early adopters with deep pockets who want to be the first to show off their ...
Tesla Model S UK price and release dateProduct Reviews

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Can You Solve a Rubik's Cube? Test Your Skills With New Google Doodle - Mashable

May 19, 2014 - 3:44am

Firstpost

Can You Solve a Rubik's Cube? Test Your Skills With New Google Doodle
Mashable
Today's Google Doodle is a special treat for puzzle lovers — a fully functional, animated Rubik's Cube. google cube. Rubik's Cube on Google Doodle homepage marks the 40th anniversary of the toy's creation. Image: Screenshot/Google.com. Click on the ...
VIDEO: Rubik's Cube Google Doodle SolvedCrave Online
Rubik's Cube invention: Will you get the cube tattooed? 9 other interesting tributesIBNLive
Google makes playable Rubik's Cube for 40th anniversaryDigital Spy
Telegraph.co.uk -Hindu Business Line -Metro
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BlackBerry's Partnership With Foxconn Signals Shifting Priorities - New York Times

May 18, 2014 - 7:18pm

The Centrio Times

BlackBerry's Partnership With Foxconn Signals Shifting Priorities
New York Times
John S. Chen, BlackBerry's chief executive, with the company's Z3 smartphone, designed and distributed by Foxconn. Credit Beawiharta/Reuters. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This ...
Blackberry's CEO Takes Long-Term ViewWall Street Journal
The BlackBerry Z3 Jakarta Is A Hit In Indonesia (BBRY)Seeking Alpha
BlackBerry Z3 Sells Out On First Day in IndonesiaBerryReview
Tehran Chronicle
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Apple, Google agree to bury patent hatchet - The Australian

May 18, 2014 - 7:07pm

Apple, Google agree to bury patent hatchet
The Australian
APPLE and Google have agreed to drop all lawsuits between them, setting aside one of the many issues that divide the two technology giants controlling the smartphone world. The truce covers Apple's patent litigation with Google's Motorola unit. Motorola ...

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After 'Net Neutrality' Proposal, Political Storm Brews - Wall Street Journal

May 18, 2014 - 6:28pm

Digital Trends

After 'Net Neutrality' Proposal, Political Storm Brews
Wall Street Journal
The Federal Communications Commission's new proposal to allow broadband providers to charge website companies for faster service thrusts President Barack Obama into a tricky political position, threatening to drive a wedge between him and some of his ...
Poll: Majority of Americans support net neutrality (if they know what it is)VentureBeat
Woz to FCC: You're supposed to be on the people's sideCNET
Steve Wozniak's open letter asks FCC to keep the Internet freeCult of Mac
Gizmodo -Reason -Digital Trends
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Report: YouTube to acquire Twitch for $1 billion - USA TODAY

May 18, 2014 - 5:43pm

games.on.net

Report: YouTube to acquire Twitch for $1 billion
USA TODAY
Google-owned video service YouTube may be on the verge of a major acquisition. Variety reports YouTube will acquire Twitch, the video game streaming service that surged in popularity with the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, for $1 billion.
Report: YouTube Is Buying Twitch For $1 BillionKotaku
Report: YouTube acquires Twitch for $1 billionJoystiq
YouTube To Buy Twitch For $1 Billion?Hardcore Gamer
Game Informer -The Gamer Headlines -games.on.net
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The New Cricket Is Here With Unlimited Plans Starting At $35 A Month - Android Headlines - Android News

May 18, 2014 - 1:59pm

The Droid Guy

The New Cricket Is Here With Unlimited Plans Starting At $35 A Month
Android Headlines - Android News
The New Cricket Wireless is here and it's ready to offer customers 4G LTE service. With AT&T's acquisition of Leap Wireless finally completed, AIO and Cricket Wireless have come together to form the New Cricket Wireless, bringing Cricket's brand name and ...
Cricket Prepaid Network Relaunched By AT&TThe Droid Guy
AT&T relaunches Cricket prepaid brand with nationwide 4G coverageEngadget
New Cricket customers can kiss Muve Music goodbyeCNET
The Verge -Ubergizmo -PhoneNews.com
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Voices: Innovation is the word in tech world - Wausau Daily Herald

May 18, 2014 - 10:12am

Voices: Innovation is the word in tech world
Wausau Daily Herald
Craig Federighi, vice president of software engineering at Apple Inc., addresses the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco on June 10, 2013. / Bloomberg via Getty Images. USA Today ...

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Voices: Innovation is the word in tech world - USA TODAY

May 18, 2014 - 10:01am

Voices: Innovation is the word in tech world
USA TODAY
MENLO PARK, Calif.— Apple once owned it, but officials there now cringe at its utterance. Nearly every tech company chants it, as if in a rote-like trance. Reporters roll their eyes. Innovation is a simple enough word, though it's tossed around in high-tech ...

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