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Yesteryear's malware was gorgeous in its simplicity - Engadget

February 6, 2016 - 6:43pm

Engadget

Yesteryear's malware was gorgeous in its simplicity
Engadget
The Internet Archive has pacified MS DOS-era viruses and put them into The Malware Museum. Timothy J. Seppala , @timseppala. 53m ago in Internet. 0 Comments. 150 Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save ...
Relive the nightmare of an old-school computer virus at the new Malware museumWashington Post
The Malware Museum offers a look at the viruses of yesteryearSlashGear
The Internet Archive Opened an Online Malware MuseumMotherboard
Mirror Daily -PCWorld -VentureBeat
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The best Smart Connector keyboard for iPad Pro: Apple Smart Keyboard vs. Logitech Create - Apple Insider

February 6, 2016 - 5:33pm

Apple Insider

The best Smart Connector keyboard for iPad Pro: Apple Smart Keyboard vs. Logitech Create
Apple Insider
The first two Smart Connector accessories for iPad Pro offer very different keyboard style experiences, each addressing two different types of tablet users. But which keyboard is best, Apple's Smart Keyboard or Logitech's Create? AppleInsider breaks ...
How Apple Inc. May See a Return to Growth in the iPadMotley Fool
Apple iPad Air 3 Release Slated on March 15; Upcoming Tablet To Compete With iPad ProLawyer Herald
iPad Air 3 Leaks Suggest Similarities With iPad ProValueWalk
Morning News USA -Firstpost -Thelakeandeswave
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Red Dead Redemption is playable on Xbox One after getting backward compatibility - VentureBeat

February 6, 2016 - 4:35pm

VentureBeat

Red Dead Redemption is playable on Xbox One after getting backward compatibility
VentureBeat
Microsoft has made the Rockstar Western playable on its newest console using its Xbox 360 backward compatibility feature. You can download the game now if you own it digitally (disc doesn't work yet), and if you jump through a few hoops. Red Dead ...
Red Dead Redemption Comes to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility ProgramGameSpot
How To Get Red Dead Redemption Running On Your Xbox One Right NowKotaku
Red Dead Redemption Is Now Backwards Compatible On The Xbox One; Here's How To Play ItGearNuke
Attack of the Fanboy -VG247 -N4BB
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The HTC Vive isn't limited to perfectly square rooms - Engadget

February 6, 2016 - 12:00pm

Engadget

The HTC Vive isn't limited to perfectly square rooms
Engadget
I'm not gonna lie: I was jealous when I heard that my colleague Sean Buckley got to play 12 virtual reality games in Seattle last week. (He even moaned about it later.) I got to try "only" four on the Vive Pre at HTC's Taipei headquarters. But that's ...
HTC Unveils Vive Pre Manual: Here's How To Set Up Your Living Room For VR PlayTech Times
HTC Vive Pre User Guide Reveals Roomscale Details, MoreTom's Hardware
HTC Vive's user manual details elaborate setup process, including moving your couchVentureBeat
Road to VR -Ubergizmo -Phandroid.com
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Twitter's Algorithmic Timeline Switch Is All Your Own Fault - Forbes

February 6, 2016 - 7:57am

Forbes

Twitter's Algorithmic Timeline Switch Is All Your Own Fault
Forbes
Twitter TWTR -7.04% has once again hit the nerve of its user community by apparently looking to switch to an algorithmic timeline, some report as early as next week. The last time Jack Dorsey causes an uproar was when he hinted that the Twitter 140 ...

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Twitter may launch its new Facebook-like timeline next week, report says - Mashable

February 5, 2016 - 8:53pm

Mashable

Twitter may launch its new Facebook-like timeline next week, report says
Mashable
The company plans to formally roll out a redesigned version of its timeline in the near future, possibly next week, according to a new report in BuzzFeed. See also: Some tweets in your timeline may not show up in chronological order anymore. The ...
Twitter's timeline will soon show tweets out of orderThe Verge
Twitter To Roll Out Revamped Timeline As Soon As Next Week, Report SaysInternational Business Times
Twitter's Facebook-style timeline could arrive next weekEngadget
Heavy.com -Hypable -BuzzFeed News
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BlackBerry cuts 200 jobs in Ontario and Florida to trim costs - Reuters

February 5, 2016 - 8:34pm

Reuters

BlackBerry cuts 200 jobs in Ontario and Florida to trim costs
Reuters
TORONTO BlackBerry Ltd is cutting 200 jobs at its hometown headquarters in Ontario and in Florida in order to trim costs, it said on Friday, as the smartphone maker moves to turn around its fortunes and put more emphasis on its enterprise software ...
BlackBerry Announces 200 Layoffs Across Canada And FloridaAndroid Headlines - Android News
BlackBerry confirms layoffs, says 200 affected (updated)VentureBeat
BlackBerry lays off 200 in Canada and FloridaPhone Arena
PhoneDog -Engadget
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Wevr raises $25 mln, will launch new virtual reality platform - Reuters

February 5, 2016 - 8:08pm

Fast Company

Wevr raises $25 mln, will launch new virtual reality platform
Reuters
Feb 5 Virtual reality company Wevr raised $25 million from investors including HTC Corp and Samsung Ventures to fund the launch of a new platform for VR creators to distribute content, executives said on Friday. The platform, called Wevr Transport, ...
Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content NetworkTechCrunch
Wevr Raises $25 Million to Launch the YouTube of Virtual RealityFortune
Wevr raises $25M; AltspaceVR launches on Samsung Gear VRVatorNews
Fast Company
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BlackBerry Fires 75 at Florida Office as Cost-Cutting Continues - IT Business Net

February 5, 2016 - 8:00pm

BlackBerry Fires 75 at Florida Office as Cost-Cutting Continues
IT Business Net
(Bloomberg) -- BlackBerry Ltd. is firing 75 employees at its Florida office as the smartphone and software maker continues its efforts to trim costs. BlackBerrys job cuts at its Sunrise, Florida, location will take place this month, according to ...

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Cupertino Schools: Monta Vista freshman chosen as finalist in Google doodle contest - San Jose Mercury News

February 5, 2016 - 6:28pm

Washington Post

Cupertino Schools: Monta Vista freshman chosen as finalist in Google doodle contest
San Jose Mercury News
The last thing Christina Wu expected on the morning of Feb. 5 was to be surprised by family, friends, news crews and elected officials. Christina, a freshman at Monta Vista High School, has been chosen as the sole California finalist for the ...
Ann Arbor 2nd grader is Michigan's 'Doodle 4 Google' contestantMLive.com
Los Alamos student chosen as New Mexico's Doodle 4 Google winnerSanta Fe New Mexican
Vote Now for Your Favorite 'Doodle 4 Google' FinalistPC Magazine
Casper Star-Tribune Online -Android Headlines - Android News -The Missoulian
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Alphabet Wants Wireless Charging For Self-Driving Cars - Android Headlines - Android News

February 5, 2016 - 6:05pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Alphabet Wants Wireless Charging For Self-Driving Cars
Android Headlines - Android News
Alphabet's self-driving car project has been moving along quite nicely lately, with the project running tests on real roads, totaling over 1.4 million miles, in Mountain View, California, Austin, Texas and most recently, Kirkland, Washington. The list ...
Google is exploring wireless charging for self-driving carsEngadget
It looks like Google wants to charge its self-driving cars wirelesslyThe Verge
Streets of London could become test track for Google's driverless carsClacton and Frinton Gazette
The Guardian
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Verizon's mobile video won't count against data caps—but Netflix does - Ars Technica

February 5, 2016 - 5:45pm

Ars Technica

Verizon's mobile video won't count against data caps—but Netflix does
Ars Technica
Verizon Wireless is testing the limits of the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules after announcing that it will exempt its own video service from mobile data caps—while counting data from competitors such as YouTube and Netflix ...
What the US Mobile Fiasco Says About Google FiPC Magazine
Verizon's video service sidesteps Verizon's bandwidth capsEngadget
Verizon gives its prepaid offerings a data boostandroidandme.com
Android Police -Tom's Guide -Re/code
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The first Ultra HD Blu-ray players are already on sale - Engadget

February 5, 2016 - 5:43pm

About - News & Issues

The first Ultra HD Blu-ray players are already on sale
Engadget
If you have a 4K TV, $399 and live in SoCal then it may be time to upgrade. Richard Lawler , @Rjcc. 12h ago in AV. Comments. 121 Shares. Share (341). Tweet (102). Share (30). Save. I wasn't expecting to see Samsung's UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player ...
The Samsung BD-J7500 Blu-ray Disc Player ReviewedAbout - News & Issues
Samsung set to deliver 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc playersUSA TODAY
Samsung Begins Selling First Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Today at Video & Audio Center Stores for $399!High-Def Digest
4k -Digital Trends
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Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u] - Apple Insider

February 5, 2016 - 3:03pm

Apple Insider

Apple acknowledges 'Error 53' glitch, says it's part of Touch ID security [u]
Apple Insider
Apple on Friday publicly acknowledged an unusual "Error 53" message, triggered by updating an iPhone 6 to iOS 9 or later after having the phone's Touch ID sensor fixed by an unofficial technician. [Updated]. "We protect fingerprint data using a Secure ...
Error 53 is breaking iPhones fixed by third partiesThe Verge
Apple confirms iPhone-killing “Error 53,” says it's about securityMacworld
Apple says the iPhone-breaking Error 53 is a security measureEngadget
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Mac Rumors -Mashable
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Supercars in Scottsdale: The Crazy Prices for Modern Cars at RM Sotheby's Sale - Automobile

February 5, 2016 - 3:00pm

Automobile

Supercars in Scottsdale: The Crazy Prices for Modern Cars at RM Sotheby's Sale
Automobile
Got any limited-production supercars sitting around? Now might be the best time to dust them off and ship them to auction. RM Sotheby's recent Scottsdale auction saw the sale of multiple modern super- and hypercars, crossing the auction block for ...
Is This The Most Expensive Car Ever Auctioned? MaybeNBCNews.com
1957 Ferrari racing car sold at auction for record $35.6 millionReuters
1957 Ferrari 335S sells for $34.9M, still not most expensive Ferrari ever soldAutoblog (blog)
Business Insider -Telegraph.co.uk
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Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network - TechCrunch

February 5, 2016 - 2:47pm

Wevr Raises $25M, Announces Cross-Platform VR Content Network
TechCrunch
It's a question on a lot of entrepreneurs' minds: will the virtual reality space need replica networks for everything? Will the unique input and interface needs of VR lead to there being a Facebook for VR, a Twitch for VR and a Gmail for VR? Well today ...

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Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Thwart Terrorists' Tweets - New York Times

February 5, 2016 - 2:19pm

New York Times

Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Thwart Terrorists' Tweets
New York Times
For years, Twitter has positioned itself as a “global town square” that is open to discourse from all. And for years, extremist groups like the Islamic State have taken advantage of that stance, using Twitter as a place to spread their messages.
Twitter reveals it has suspended 125000 ISIS-related accountsCBS News
Twitter Has Shut Down 125K Accounts Related to TerrorismNBCNews.com
Twitter says it's shut down more than 125000 accounts promoting ISIS since mid-2015Washington Post
Newsweek -Wall Street Journal (blog) -USA TODAY
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Amazon intensifies Echo push with Super Bowl, Uber deals - USA TODAY

February 5, 2016 - 1:41pm

USA TODAY

Amazon intensifies Echo push with Super Bowl, Uber deals
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO – After 22 years of sitting the game out, Amazon decided to make its first Super Bowl ad about Echo — a decision that underlined how aggressively Amazon is pushing the personal assistant/wireless speaker to the mass market.
Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber rideCNET
Amazon Alexa Can Now Order An Uber From Your Echo Speaker Or Fire TVTechCrunch
Amazon, Call Me an UberFortune
Mashable -VatorNews -GeekWire
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Slow down, Apple: Perfect your iOS apps before moving to Android - Engadget

February 5, 2016 - 12:55pm

Engadget

Slow down, Apple: Perfect your iOS apps before moving to Android
Engadget
Android fans might appreciate using Apple apps, but they don't need the same old Apple kinks. Nathan Ingraham , @nateingraham. 7h ago in Services. Comments. 536 Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images.
6 Apple services Tim Cook could bring to AndroidComputerworld
Report: Apple Wants to Launch More Apps for AndroidPC Magazine
Tim Cook talks iPhone growth and teases 'far off' products during company meetingBGR
Mac Rumors -Apple Insider -Bidness ETC
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Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber ride - CNET

February 5, 2016 - 11:52am

CNET

Amazon Echo now lets you hail an Uber ride
CNET
Need an Uber ride? Just ask Amazon Echo. Chris Monroe/CNET. Have an Amazon Echo? Need an Uber ride? You can now use the former to get the latter. Amazon's Echo, a cloud-connected wireless speaker that acts as your personal assistant via voice ...

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