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Blackberry BBM now fully available on Windows Phone - ZDNet

July 31, 2014 - 9:03am

Economic Times

Blackberry BBM now fully available on Windows Phone
ZDNet
BlackBerry is rounding out its multiplatform mission for BBM, announcing Thursday that the messaging service – a longstanding keystone of its operating system – is fully available on Windows Phone 8 and higher.
BBM Now Available for Windows Phone UsersMarketWatch
BBM for Windows Phone now available to downloadPhoneDog
BBM Beta For Windows Phone ArrivesKnow Your Mobile
Financial Express
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SAP ties up with Apigee for API management - PCWorld

July 31, 2014 - 8:39am

SAP ties up with Apigee for API management
PCWorld
SAP will resell software from Apigee in a move to help customers and partners build mobile applications, products and services that securely tap data from SAP systems. The deal will result in a product called SAP API Management, a rebadged version of ...
SAP Decides API Management Is One Of The "Next Big Things"Forbes
Apigee Announces Partnership With SAPCNNMoney
SAP Selects Apigee as API PartnerProgrammableWeb

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Facebook unveils Internet app, starting in Zambia - Business Recorder

July 31, 2014 - 8:30am

Business Recorder

Facebook unveils Internet app, starting in Zambia
Business Recorder
image NEW YORK: Facebook on Thursday unveiled an app to allow people around the world with mobile phones but no Internet access to access online services for health, education and basic communications. The Internet.org app is being released first in ...

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IBM buys access control and identity management firm CrossIdeas - PCWorld

July 31, 2014 - 7:49am

IBM buys access control and identity management firm CrossIdeas
PCWorld
IBM has added to its security software portfolio with the purchase of Italian access control and identity management firm CrossIdeas for an undisclosed sum, the companies said Thursday. The company, already an IBM partner, provides tools to ensure that ...
IBM improves business-driven governance and analytics capabilities with ...CTR
IBM snaps up Italian cloud security vendor CrossIdeasZDNet
IBM acquires CrossIdeas to Expand Security Offerings with Identity IntelligenceBroadway World
StreetInsider.com (subscription)
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Runtastic Expands Ecosystem With Launch Of New Wearable, Runtastic Orbit - MarketWatch

July 31, 2014 - 7:08am

mobihealthnews

Runtastic Expands Ecosystem With Launch Of New Wearable, Runtastic Orbit
MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Runtastic – an innovative suite of apps, products and services that track and manage health and fitness data to motivate individuals to get in shape, stay healthy and improve overall fitness – released ...
Runtastic OrbitPC Magazine
Runtastic's Orbit band is a fitness tracker that doubles as a running watchEngadget
Runtastic's $120 Orbit Fitness Tracker Prizes Function And Features Over FashionTechCrunch
Fast Company -mobihealthnews -SlashGear
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Tesla: Panasonic Confirms Its Closely Watched 'Gigafactory' Deal ahead of ... - BostInno

July 31, 2014 - 6:58am

BostInno

Tesla: Panasonic Confirms Its Closely Watched 'Gigafactory' Deal ahead of ...
BostInno
Tesla's Model X crossover. The company has reached a deal with Panasonic to build its "gigafactory," needed to make electric-car batteries at scale. (Photo courtesy teslamotors.com.) Tesla Motors and Panasonic have confirmed a partnership that will let ...

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Is your USB drive at risk? 'Invisible yet fundamental' flaw that lets hackers take ... - Daily Mail

July 31, 2014 - 6:43am

Daily Mail

Is your USB drive at risk? 'Invisible yet fundamental' flaw that lets hackers take ...
Daily Mail
Security researchers have long warned about the dangers of malicious files on infected USB sticks. But now experts have discovered a much more dangerous threat that is even more widespread, virtually untraceable and much more difficult to solve than ...
USB offers hackers direct route to computersE&T magazine
Four short links: 31 July 2014O'Reilly Radar
Why the Security of USB Is Fundamentally BrokenWired
PCR-online.biz -IBNLive
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Hackers now using mice, keyboards, pendrives, other USB devices to hack into ... - IBNLive

July 31, 2014 - 6:12am

IBNLive

Hackers now using mice, keyboards, pendrives, other USB devices to hack into ...
IBNLive
Boston: USB devices such as mice, keyboards and thumb-drives can be used to hack into personal computers in a potential new class of attacks that evade all known security protections, a top computer researcher revealed on Thursday. Karsten Nohl, chief ...

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Strong PS4 Sales Raise Sony Profits - GameSpot

July 31, 2014 - 5:31am

GameSpot

Strong PS4 Sales Raise Sony Profits
GameSpot
Sony's Game and Network Services division posts $41.8m in profit, a 96 per cent increase on the same period last year. markypants. by Mark Walton on July 31, 2014. Follow Mark · Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1. Strong sales of the PlayStation 4 have ...
Spider-Man and PS4 drive surprise profit for SonyCNET (blog)
Sony swings to profits, thanks to strong PS4 performanceGamasutra
PlayStation Now open beta launches today for PS4, Sony spills new detailsTechRadar UK
Digital Spy -Attack of the Fanboy
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Nokia's shopping spree continues with Panasonic unit acquisition - ZDNet

July 31, 2014 - 4:55am

Reuters UK

Nokia's shopping spree continues with Panasonic unit acquisition
ZDNet
Nokia's cheque seems to be hardly ever in its pocket these days: after making a slew of acquisitions this year, the company is buying up a part of Panasonic's wireless business. The company said on Thursday that it's purchasing Panasonic's 3G and LTE base ...
Nokia to Buy Part of Panasonic's Wireless Network BusinessWall Street Journal
Nokia in wireless network deal with PanasonicWashington Post
Nokia Oyj: Nokia Networks to buy part of Panasonic's wireless network businessThe Wall Street Transcript
Reuters
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Facebook's new mobile app offers 'free basic' internet services in Zambia - The Guardian

July 31, 2014 - 4:49am

The Guardian

Facebook's new mobile app offers 'free basic' internet services in Zambia
The Guardian
Facebook's latest mobile application is only available in one country to customers of one mobile operator, but it's part of the social network's much bigger plans for the developing world. The company has launched its Internet.org app in Zambia, as an Android ...

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China's Xiaomi rises to fifth place in smartphone rankings - PCWorld

July 31, 2014 - 3:57am

Reuters UK

China's Xiaomi rises to fifth place in smartphone rankings
PCWorld
Xiaomi became the world's fifth-largest smartphone vendor in the second quarter, catapulted into the top five for the first time by its hit products in its home market of China, according to research firm Strategy Analytics. The Chinese company grabbed a record ...
Xiaomi's star rises as Chinese handset makers gnaw at Samsung's share: reportReuters
MIUI does not secretly send user data to Chinese govt servers: Xiaomi's Hugo ...Firstpost
China's Xiaomi Becomes World's 5th Largest Smartphone MakerForbes
CrazyEngineers -Digit
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Tesla stock rises ahead of earnings - USA TODAY

July 31, 2014 - 3:42am

Reuters

Tesla stock rises ahead of earnings
USA TODAY
Tesla motors shares are climbing in anticipation that quarterly earnings report Thursday will test whether the electric car maker can keep its hot streak alive. Tesla shares closed Wednesday at $228.92 a share, up $3.91 or 1.74%. Analysts are still expecting ...
Panasonic, Tesla to Build Big US Battery PlantABC News
Tesla, Panasonic form 'Gigafactory' electric vehicle battery behemothZDNet
Tesla, Panasonic Are Officially Partners On The Road To Build A GigafactoryForbes
MarketWatch -Reuters
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Tor anonymity service compromised by unknown attackers - The Independent

July 31, 2014 - 3:00am

The Independent

Tor anonymity service compromised by unknown attackers
The Independent
The Tor network, an anonymising service used by privacy conscious internet users from law enforcement to criminals, admitted yesterday that the identity of its users may have been identified by government-funded researchers. In a 'security advisory' blog ...
Tor attack nodes RIPPED MASKS off users for 6 MONTHSRegister

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Shazam's Song Recognition Superpowers Land On Desktop - Mashable

July 31, 2014 - 2:26am

AppAdvice

Shazam's Song Recognition Superpowers Land On Desktop
Mashable
Mac users can now take advantage of Shazam's music identifying service without touching their smartphone. The company added a Mac app to its lineup Thursday, the first time the music recognition service has been available on the desktop. See also: 23 ...
Shazam Brings its Music-Identification App to the MacWall Street Journal (blog)
Shazam Launches Its First Desktop AppFast Company
Shazam takes its music discovery powers to the MacEngadget
Yahoo Finance UK -StreetWise Tech
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Facebook mobile app to offer free, limited Internet in Zambia - Reuters Africa

July 31, 2014 - 2:19am

Facebook mobile app to offer free, limited Internet in Zambia
Reuters Africa
By Alexei Oreskovic. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc is launching a mobile app that gives users in Zambia free access to a handful of online services on mobile phones, broadening an effort to boost Internet usage in underdeveloped countries.

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Facebook-Backed Nonprofit Brings Free Internet to Zambia - Wired

July 31, 2014 - 2:06am

Reuters

Facebook-Backed Nonprofit Brings Free Internet to Zambia
Wired
What's Up With That: Why Does Your Dog Seem to Know What Time It Is? Science Blogs · Eruptions Summer Break · Dark Data, Amber, and Attenborough · A Rolling Object Accelerating Down an Incline · ENTERTAINMENT · Game|Life · The 8 Best Sprites in ...
Facebook mobile app to offer free, limited Internet in ZambiaReuters
Internet.Org's App With Free Access To Facebook, Google, Wikipedia, Local Info ...TechCrunch
Facebook Offers App With Free Access in ZambiaWall Street Journal (blog)
Re/code -New Zealand Herald
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No patch yet for zero day in Symantec Endpoint Protection software driver - PCWorld

July 30, 2014 - 9:53pm

No patch yet for zero day in Symantec Endpoint Protection software driver
PCWorld
A zero-day flaw in a software driver in Symantec's widely used Endpoint Protection product may be tricky to fix. The flaw is contained in the Application and Device Control driver, which is in Endpoint Protection versions 11.x and 12.x, the security company ...
3 zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint ProtectionInfoWorld

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Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share - PCWorld

July 30, 2014 - 9:39pm

TechCrunch

Android grabs record 85 percent smartphone share
PCWorld
Google's dominance of the smartphone market has reached new heights, with its Android operating system now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments, according to research by Strategy Analytics. The growth in Android ...
The One-Horse Race: 85% Of The 300M Smartphones Shipped In Q2 Were ...TechCrunch
PR NewswireVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy - CNET

July 30, 2014 - 7:23pm

Reuters

FCC chairman puts Verizon in hot seat over new throttling policy
CNET
FCC's Tom Wheeler says in a letter he's "deeply troubled" by Verizon's move to single out unlimited data customers, which could slow their access to the Internet. by Marguerite Reardon · @maggie_reardon; July 30, 2014 4:56 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook.
FCC Questions Verizon's Limits On Unlimited DataTechCrunch
FCC Chair Asks Verizon To Explain 'Disturbing' Plan to Slow Wireless SpeedsHuffington Post
FCC head chastises Verizon for throttling unlimited data plansEngadget
International Business Times -Ars Technica -USA TODAY
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