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Virgin America Named "Best US Airline" In Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice ... - MarketWatch

October 20, 2015 - 10:31am

Fast Company

Virgin America Named "Best US Airline" In Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice ...
MarketWatch
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the California-based airline known for reinventing flying, has today been named "Best U.S. Airline" in the coveted Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards – for an unprecedented eighth ...
Virgin America And Spotify Team Up For Free Inflight Music StreamingTechCrunch
Virgin America Partners With Spotify, New York TimesFast Company
Virgin America Puts The 'Multi' In Multimedia With Spotify And The New York TimesBroadway World
Condé Nast Traveler -The Verge
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New York Times enters the world of virtual reality with Google partnership - Fortune

October 20, 2015 - 9:52am

Fortune

New York Times enters the world of virtual reality with Google partnership
Fortune
The Times is sending a million of its subscribers free Google Cardboard virtual reality viewers and producing VR films. As the media world undergoes almost unprecedented disruption, The New York Times has been exploring new ways of creating and ...
Cheap VR for the masses: Google Cardboard headed to 1 million NY Times subscribersPCWorld
NY Times launches VR app with Google Cardboard giveawayEngadget
The New York Times is shipping Google Cardboard to its print subscribersThe Verge
Quartz -VentureBeat -MarketWatch
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States probe VW over emissions, look for settlement money - Salt Lake Tribune

October 20, 2015 - 9:00am

Salt Lake Tribune

States probe VW over emissions, look for settlement money
Salt Lake Tribune
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2015 file photo, the grille of a Volkswagen is decorated with the iconic company logo at on the lot of a VW dealership in Boulder, Colo. An expanding investigation into Volkswagen's emissions-cheating scandal launched by state ...
​A legal push to make VW buy back its dieselsCBS News
Volkswagen offices raided, this time in FranceChristian Science Monitor
Lawsuits could force VW to buy back cheating dieselsThe Macomb Daily
Columbus Dispatch -Jalopnik
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Google launches beta testing program for Search app on Android - Engadget

October 20, 2015 - 8:42am

NDTV

Google launches beta testing program for Search app on Android
Engadget
If you're the type to sign up for beta testing programs to get first access to upcoming features, then Google wants your help. Mountain View is looking for beta testers for Android's Google Search app -- Droid Life says the company has released a Now ...
Q&A: How to Make Apps Stand Out on Google PlayWall Street Journal (blog)

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Google launches beta testing program for Search app on Android - Engadget

October 20, 2015 - 8:42am

Google launches beta testing program for Search app on Android
Engadget
If you're the type to sign up for beta testing programs to get first access to upcoming features, then Google wants your help. Mountain View is looking for beta testers for Android's Google Search app -- Droid Life says the company has released a Now ...

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'Guitar Hero' rejoins music game competition - USA TODAY

October 20, 2015 - 8:15am

USA TODAY

'Guitar Hero' rejoins music game competition
USA TODAY
Activision is betting that consumers will once again want to strap on a plastic guitar and make like a guitar hero. The first new entry in the popular music game franchise to arrive in five years, Guitar Hero Live ($99.99, ages 13-up), is out Tuesday ...
Guitar Hero Live ReviewGameSpot
Review: Guitar Hero LiveDestructoid
Guitar Hero LiveHardcore Gamer
PlayStation LifeStyle -Shacknews -High-Def Digest
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Libratone brings its Scandinavian flair to next-gen Zipp wireless speakers ... - CNET

October 20, 2015 - 7:04am

CNET

Libratone brings its Scandinavian flair to next-gen Zipp wireless speakers ...
CNET
You may have never heard of Libratone, but its original Zipp -- now called the Classic Zipp -- was one of the best first-generation portable Wi-Fi speakers on the market. Last year the Danish start-up was acquired by a Hong Kong-based consortium and ...
Libratone Unveils Wireless Speakers You Can Actually AffordPC Magazine
Slick New Wireless Speakers Reimagine Your Home Audio SetupWIRED
Libratone jumps into multi-room audio with its latest speakersEngadget
Ubergizmo -Rapid News Network -iFreePress.com (blog)
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Google Invests In Mobvoi, Its Android Wear Partner In China - TechCrunch

October 20, 2015 - 6:03am

TechCrunch

Google Invests In Mobvoi, Its Android Wear Partner In China
TechCrunch
Google's services are not available in China, but that isn't stopping it from making a significant investment in a company based on Chinese soil. The U.S. search giant is backing Mobvoi, a three-year-old company specializing in mobile voice technology.
Google Invests in Chinese Search-and-Smartwatch StartupWall Street Journal
Google Inc. Makes First China Investment Since 2010 PulloutBloomberg
UPDATE 1-Google takes minority stake in $300 mln China start-up MobvoiReuters
VentureBeat -Business Insider
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Polar announces A360 24/7 fitness tracker with integrated heart rate monitor - ZDNet

October 20, 2015 - 5:02am

ZDNet

Polar announces A360 24/7 fitness tracker with integrated heart rate monitor
ZDNet
polar-a360-1.jpg (Image: Polar) Polar is known for its highly accurate data collection and heart rate monitoring capability. It's taking 24/7 life and fitness tracking to the next level with the new Polar A360. When I wear and run with the Polar V800 I ...
Polar Now Puts Heart Rate Monitoring On Your Wrist With Its New A360 Fitness ...Gizmodo
Polar finally has a fitness tracker that can monitor your heartEngadget
Polar Introduces New A360 24/7 Fitness TrackerAndroid Headlines - Android News
Ars Technica -CNET -Digital Trends
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Konami Denies Hideo Kojima Has Left, Says He's "On Vacation" - Kotaku

October 20, 2015 - 12:25am

Kotaku

Konami Denies Hideo Kojima Has Left, Says He's "On Vacation"
Kotaku
Earlier today, The New Yorker published a story reporting that Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima parted ways with Konami earlier this month. The Tokyo based game company is denying this report, saying that Hideo Kojima is still an employee and is ...
Stefanie Joosten: Interview with a Quietly Rising StarJapan Today
Hideo Kojima officially out of Konami?Irish Examiner
Creator of Metal Gear Hideo Kojima left Konami two weeks ago claim sourcesMetro
The New Yorker
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Apple Music hits 6.5 million paid users - Tim Cook - Reuters

October 20, 2015 - 12:13am

Reuters

Apple Music hits 6.5 million paid users - Tim Cook
Reuters
Apple Inc's new music streaming service has netted more than 6.5 million paid users, the tech giant's Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Monday. Speaking at a technology conference organised by The Wall Street Journal in Laguna Beach, Calif ...

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US announces task force to develop drone registry - Reuters

October 19, 2015 - 10:47pm

Newsweek

US announces task force to develop drone registry
Reuters
WASHINGTON The Obama administration said on Monday that it would require drone owners to register their unmanned aircraft as part of an effort to curtail rogue drone flights that pose a danger to commercial aircraft and crowded public venues.
Get Ready To Stand In Line At The Department of Drone VehiclesHuffington Post
FAA To Require Registration For DronesCBS Local
FAA to require drones to be registered as sales soarDallas Morning News
messenger-inquirer -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Arizona Daily Sun
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Apple Music loses 4.5M subs after trial expires - USA TODAY

October 19, 2015 - 10:43pm

USA TODAY

Apple Music loses 4.5M subs after trial expires
USA TODAY
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. - Apple Music 's free 90-day trials began running out a few weeks ago, and the company has already lost 4.5 million subscribers who declined to keep paying. The service, which announced 11 million users during the first trial, now ...
Tim Cook Talks Apple Watch, iPhone 6s, Apple TV, Cars, Privacy, and More at ...Mac Rumors
Apple Music at 6.5M paid users, more than 15M total, says Tim CookApple Insider
Apple Music nabs 6.5M paying subscribers, Cook saysCNET
9 to 5 Mac (press release) -The Verge -Engadget
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Photos And Details Of Uber's Map-Making Car - TechCrunch

October 19, 2015 - 5:17pm

TechCrunch

Photos And Details Of Uber's Map-Making Car
TechCrunch
Uber has a car with a bunch of cameras on it driving around collecting images to improve its maps, driving routes, and ETAs, TechCrunch has confirmed. And here are the first photos of it. When asked about an image dug up from a private Uber driver ...
Uber deploys fleet of mapping cars to collect street-level imaging dataApple Insider
Uber is using special camera cars to make pick-up time estimates less annoyingBusiness Insider
Uber is using Microsoft's old fleet of Bing cars to improve its maps dataThe Verge
Android Headlines - Android News -Ubergizmo
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Retrospective: The Nintendo Entertainment System - STLtoday.com

October 19, 2015 - 4:52pm

VentureBeat

Retrospective: The Nintendo Entertainment System
STLtoday.com
On October 18, 1985 (or October 19, 1985, depending on the source), Nintendo released its Nintendo Entertainment System in the U.S. The game console was released more than two years earlier in Japan as the Family Computer, or Famicom. The NES, as ...
Why Apple was terrified of Nintendo in 1991Washington Post
Super Mario Maker sells 500K copies in US and gives Wii U a boostVentureBeat
How Nintendo brought the NES to America — and avoided repeating Atari's mistakesMashable
PC Magazine
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How one Austrian student took on American tech companies over privacy — and won - Washington Post

October 19, 2015 - 2:09pm

Washington Post

How one Austrian student took on American tech companies over privacy — and won
Washington Post
Earlier this month the European Union's top court struck down a major trade agreement that thousands of companies use to transfer Europeans' personal data to the United States, ruling that it violates the privacy rights of Europeans by allegedly ...
Facebook requests a say in Austrian student's privacy caseReuters
Irish court hears Facebook data privacy challengeBBC News
The Fallout from the Schrems Decision ContinuesJD Supra (press release)
RTE.ie
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