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Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 9:38am

BBC News

Charlie Hebdo: 'Islamist cyber attacks' hit France
BBC News
Numerous French media websites have gone down a day after warnings of a wave of Islamist cyber attacks. The sites of Le Parisien, Marianne and 20 Minutes were among those affected, although most were soon restored. The French government said some ...
Hackers hit 19000 French websitesKomando
Cyber attacks surge in FranceC4ISR & Networks
US, UK Plan 'Cyber War Games'BankInfoSecurity.com
SC Magazine UK
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How to hire a hacker - BGR

January 16, 2015 - 9:30am

BGR

How to hire a hacker
BGR
Most Internet users are scared of hackers, and rightfully so. While the terms is sometimes used to describe any computer programmer, it typically has a negative connotation and is used to describe nefarious coders who make digital chaos their mission on the ...
Hackers Are For Hire Onlinemalaysiandigest.com

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Best Windows 8 apps this week - BetaNews

January 16, 2015 - 7:53am

Best Windows 8 apps this week
BetaNews
One-hundred and fourteen in a series. Welcome to this week's overview of the best apps and games released for Windows 8 in the past seven days. Microsoft is expected to release a new version of its upcoming operating system Windows 10 on January 21 ...

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Virgin, Qualcomm invest in high speed Internet satellite network - ZDNet

January 16, 2015 - 7:35am

Virgin, Qualcomm invest in high speed Internet satellite network
ZDNet
screen-shot-2015-01-16-at-11-41- Virgin. Virgin Galactic and Qualcomm believe the future of Internet access is in satellites. On Thursday, officials from Richard Branson's Virgin Group and US chip maker Qualcomm revealed a new venture dedicated to the ...

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Outage that swept French news sites 'was not a DDoS' - ZDNet

January 16, 2015 - 7:35am

The Independent

Outage that swept French news sites 'was not a DDoS'
ZDNet
Reports that major French news sites were taken offline this morning by a massive DDoS appear to be inaccurate. News websites including that of media group Mediapart; daily newspaper Libération; political magazine L'Express; and ZDNet.fr suffered ...
French newspapers go offline, but hosting company rules out DDoS as causeNetwork World

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UK man arrested in connection with Sony and Xbox hack - BBC News

January 16, 2015 - 7:35am

BBC News

UK man arrested in connection with Sony and Xbox hack
BBC News
A UK man has been arrested as part of an investigation into denial-of-service attacks on Sony Playstation and Xbox systems over Christmas. The 18-year-old was arrested at an address in Southport, near Liverpool. He is accused of unauthorised access to ...
British police arrest man over Christmas Xbox, Playstation hacksReuters
British teenager arrested over Sony and Xbox cyber attacksTelegraph.co.uk
UK police arrest Lizard Squad member behind PlayStation and Xbox attacksEngadget
Chron.com
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Google publishes third Windows 0-day vulnerability in a month - PCWorld

January 16, 2015 - 6:18am

Computerworld

Google publishes third Windows 0-day vulnerability in a month
PCWorld
Google ignored Microsoft's calls for flexible vulnerability disclosure deadlines and released details of another unpatched Windows flaw, leaving users exposed for at least the next 25 days. The new vulnerability, which was confirmed on Windows 7 and 8.1, ...
Google goes public with more Windows bugsComputerworld
Google angers Microsoft (again) with another security flaw disclosureComputing
Microsoft fumes, Google discloses another Windows security flawZDNet
The Register -eWeek
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Richard Branson plans to launch 648 small satellites for broadband - SlashGear

January 16, 2015 - 5:16am

SlashGear

Richard Branson plans to launch 648 small satellites for broadband
SlashGear
Virgin Galactic CEO Richard Branson has announced that he wants to launch an entire constellation of small satellites into space that will be used to deliver broadband connectivity. The satellites will be used by a company called OneWeb to deliver ...

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French Media Website Crash Causes Investigated - Yahoo News UK

January 16, 2015 - 3:39am

Yahoo News UK

French Media Website Crash Causes Investigated
Yahoo News UK
Several French national media websites crashed following a series of hacking incidents in the wake of last week's terror attacks. Le Parisien, L'Express, 20 Minutes, France Inter, Mediapart and Marianne were all hit by problems - with users seeing error ...

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App Finder: Top fitness apps - Gurdon Times

January 16, 2015 - 3:20am

Christian Science Monitor

App Finder: Top fitness apps
Gurdon Times
Looking for some tools to help you keep on top of your fitness goals this year? Trying to make sure you don't give up on your resolutions so soon? There are a plethora of apps out there that can help you track your workouts, get into new fitness routines and ...
Charlie Hebdo app: magazine released on iPhone and Android after physical ...The Independent

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Google search starts linking directly to event tickets - Engadget

January 15, 2015 - 11:05pm

Billboard

Google search starts linking directly to event tickets
Engadget
Just can't wait to snag some tickets for a big concert, but don't want to wade through the band's site (or the ticket shop's page) to make sure you get a good seat? You won't have to after today. Google has forged deals with AXS, Ticketfly and Ticketmaster that ...
Google Streamlines Concert and Ticket SearchesBillboard
Google expands events in Knowledge Graph to include ticket links, delegated ...VentureBeat
Google Search Now Highlights Concert Info From Ticketfly, AXS, Ticketmaster ...hypebot.com
Search Engine Land
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Intel Rides Data Center, PCs to Record 2014 Revenue - eWeek

January 15, 2015 - 10:35pm

PCWorld

Intel Rides Data Center, PCs to Record 2014 Revenue
eWeek
The chip maker also saw strong growth in such new areas as the IoT, but Intel saw continued losses in the mobile device space. When Brian Krzanich took over at Intel's CEO in May 2013, the global PC market was in the middle of a deep sales decline and ...
Intel's $4.21 Billion Mobile Loss Would Have Sunk Most RivalsBusinessweek
Intel looks to cut smartphone chip lossesFinancial Times
Slow demand for PC drags Intel sales numbers downMalay Mail Online
PC Advisor
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Sorry, Apple. Google Play store now has more apps than iTunes. - Christian Science Monitor

January 15, 2015 - 10:02pm

Christian Science Monitor

Sorry, Apple. Google Play store now has more apps than iTunes.
Christian Science Monitor
FILE - The Google logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Google created more apps and recruited more developers than Apple in 2014. Alan Diaz. View Caption. Apple's App Store may have had a record-breaking start to 2015, but as appFigures reports, Google has ...

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Sorry, Apple. Google Play store now has more apps than iTunes. - Christian Science Monitor

January 15, 2015 - 10:02pm

Christian Science Monitor

Sorry, Apple. Google Play store now has more apps than iTunes.
Christian Science Monitor
FILE - The Google logo at a store in Hialeah, Fla. Google created more apps and recruited more developers than Apple in 2014. Alan Diaz. View Caption. Apple's App Store may have had a record-breaking start to 2015, but as appFigures reports, Google has ...
In Numbers, Google Play Is Larger Than Apple's App StoreNews Every day
Google Play gained more new apps than Apple's app store in 2014Memeburn
Google Play now has more apps than Apple's App Store, report saysMashable

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Samsung hires former president of Jony Ive's old design studio for global initiative - Apple Insider

January 15, 2015 - 8:34pm

Apple Insider

Samsung hires former president of Jony Ive's old design studio for global initiative
Apple Insider
Looking to freshen up its product range, Samsung in January found a new head of global design in Don-tae Lee, former co-president of a London-based design consultancy founded by Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive called Tangerine. New Samsung head of ...
Samsung Electronics' New Design Lead Is An Alum Of Jony Ive's Former ...TechCrunch
Samsung taps ex-Tangerine man as head of global designZDNet
Samsung's newly hired design chief hails from Jony Ive's old studioEngadget
9 to 5 Google -Android Headlines - Android News
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Why I Love And Hate The Apple iPhone 6 Plus - Forbes

January 15, 2015 - 8:34pm

Forbes

Why I Love And Hate The Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Forbes
All of which means I'm going to advocate you buying one, right? Actually not so fast. I've had the iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 since their September launch and moving to the massive iPhone 6 Plus is not something to take lightly. Several major issues will be ...

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Google Is 'One Step Closer' to Making Your Smartphone a 'Universal' Language ... - TheBlaze.com

January 15, 2015 - 7:58pm

TheBlaze.com

Google Is 'One Step Closer' to Making Your Smartphone a 'Universal' Language ...
TheBlaze.com
Google launched an update to its Translate smartphone app on Wednesday with one new feature that could come in handy for travelers with limited foreign language skills. “While using the Translate app, just point your camera at a sign or text and you'll see ...

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PC prices will stay low this year, Intel says - PCWorld

January 15, 2015 - 7:17pm

PCWorld

PC prices will stay low this year, Intel says
PCWorld
Capable, lightweight laptops are available these days for less than $200, and those prices are likely to stick around or even fall slightly this year, Intel says. PC shipments are expected stabilize this year, and average prices for desktops and laptops may ...
Intel looks to cut smartphone chip lossesFinancial Times
Medic! Intel can't stanch bleeding from mobile chip bizThe Register
Intel Earnings: Data Center Revenue Soars As Mobile Revenue TanksCRN
VentureBeat -Investor's Business Daily -Network World
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December 2014 NPD – Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Leads The Month And ... - Game Informer

January 15, 2015 - 5:52pm

Game Informer

December 2014 NPD – Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Leads The Month And ...
Game Informer
The NPD group has released its report for the final month of 2014 and the entire year. The industry saw a modest uptick of 1 percent for the full year, however the category sales paint a more complex picture. Hardware sales increased from $4.24 billion in ...

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Sony: PS4 was the top-selling console of 2014 worldwide - VentureBeat

January 15, 2015 - 5:37pm

VentureBeat

Sony: PS4 was the top-selling console of 2014 worldwide
VentureBeat
Sony may have lost the console sales race to Microsoft's Xbox One in November and December, but it won the year as a whole. Sony confirmed that the PlayStation 4 was the best-selling gaming console worldwide in 2014, and it is continuing on a sales pace ...
Xbox One Goes Back Down To $349TechCrunch
Microsoft reduces Xbox One price... againEntertainment Weekly
Microsoft cuts Xbox One price again as industry posts flat 2014The Seattle Times (blog)
Inquirer -New York Daily News -iAfrica.com
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