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Nebraska's Miles fined $100 for negligent driving - USA TODAY

June 18, 2014 - 11:46am

USA TODAY

Nebraska's Miles fined $100 for negligent driving
USA TODAY
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska men's basketball coach Tim Miles has been fined $100 for negligent driving. The Lincoln Journal Star says (http://bit.ly/1ialw1n) Miles pleaded guilty and paid the fine last week. Miles was driving in Lincoln on May 16 when ...

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Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 disappears before Surface Pro 3 shipments begin - PCWorld (blog)

June 18, 2014 - 11:34am

Microsoft's Surface Pro 2 disappears before Surface Pro 3 shipments begin
PCWorld (blog)
That may not be literally true, of course. But if you're browsing Microsoft's online store it certainly appears to be. Behind the scenes, however, Microsoft is selling the Surface Pro 2, and at a discounted price. Microsoft announced the next-generation Surface ...

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This App Lets You Tell Your Friends 'Yo' - TIME

June 18, 2014 - 11:04am

ThinkProgress

This App Lets You Tell Your Friends 'Yo'
TIME
In case you need another messaging platform in your life, there's now a new app that lets you tell your friends “Yo.” That's all it does. The new app, appropriately titled “Yo,” doesn't require you to sign up via Facebook. It doesn't try to hoard your data to later ...
Yo app loses LOL for super-simple messagingSlashGear
People are going crazy for a new app that only lets you send messages saying 'Yo'The Week Magazine
9 questions about Yo you were embarrassed to askVox
Business Insider
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Microsoft pulls the plug on paid IE social-media promotional campaign - ZDNet

June 18, 2014 - 11:03am

Search Engine Land

Microsoft pulls the plug on paid IE social-media promotional campaign
ZDNet
SocialChorus, an "advocate marketing" company, has been offering to pay bloggers for promoting Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser. rethinkIE. TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington posted to his Uncrunched blog on June 17 a note he received ...
Entrepreneurial Opportunities In The Third Wave Of The InternetForbes
Microsoft busted trying to pay bloggers to write nice things about Internet ExplorerBGR
Microsoft allegedly paying bloggers to promote IEInfoWorld
WebProNews -Search Engine Roundtable -TechCrunch
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UPDATE 1-US regulator investigates Chrysler over ignition switches - Reuters

June 18, 2014 - 11:00am

Reuters

UPDATE 1-US regulator investigates Chrysler over ignition switches
Reuters
(Adds models involved in investigations, details). By Bernie Woodall. DETROIT, June 18 (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators said on Wednesday they have opened two investigations into Chrysler Group vehicles involving possibly faulty ignition switches that can ...
Chrysler Ignition Switches Are InvestigatedNew York Times
NHTSA investigating Chrysler ignition switchesUSA TODAY
NHTSA opens 2 new Chrysler investigationsSFGate
Wall Street Journal
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Microsoft fixes flaw in its own security software - Computerworld

June 18, 2014 - 10:54am

SC Magazine UK

Microsoft fixes flaw in its own security software
Computerworld
Computerworld - Microsoft on Tuesday warned customers that its malware detection engine, used in a wide range of its products including Security Essentials and Windows Defender, could be disabled if an attacker sent a malformed file as an email ...
Microsoft Antimalware Programs Vulnerable to MalwareTom's Guide
Microsoft patches DoS bug in anti-malware engineInquirer
Maliciously Crafted Files Can Disable Microsoft's Antimalware ProductsCIO
SC Magazine UK
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Irish judge says cannot order Facebook data probe under current EU rules - Reuters

June 18, 2014 - 9:59am

Reuters

Irish judge says cannot order Facebook data probe under current EU rules
Reuters
(Reuters) - An Irish judge on Wednesday said an attempt by campaigners to force an investigation into Facebook's alleged sharing of data from EU users with the U.S. National Security Agency "must fail" under current EU rules. High Court Justice Gerard ...
Facebook Spy Claims Face Data Privacy Test at EU's Top CourtBusinessweek
Europe to review personal data exchange between EU and USComputerworld
ECJ to probe Facebook's EU data sharing with the NSAInquirer
Register -Harrogate Advertiser
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Fleksy helps you type your texts on the Samsung Gear 2 - CNET

June 18, 2014 - 9:06am

Android Headlines - Android News

Fleksy helps you type your texts on the Samsung Gear 2
CNET
A new text messaging app brings the predictive power of Fleksy's keyboard to the Gear 2 smartwatch. by Sarah Mitroff · @sarahmitroff; June 18, 2014 7:00 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr. stumble.
Flesky Messenger puts a useable touchscreen keyboard on Samsung's Gear 2 ...GigaOM
Fleksy Builds A Texting App For The Samsung Gear 2 SmartwatchTechCrunch
Fleksy Keyboard Comes To The Gear 2 Smartwatch Offering Quick And Accurate ...Android Headlines - Android News
SlashGear -NDTV -PR Web (press release)
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Facebook Slingshot; 250 New Emojis; Bill to Ban Paid Prioritization - PC Magazine

June 18, 2014 - 8:47am

Facebook Slingshot; 250 New Emojis; Bill to Ban Paid Prioritization
PC Magazine
Topping tech headlines on Tuesday was the official release of Facebook's Slingshot app, which is now available for iOS and Android. The Snapchat-like app allows users to send messages that eventually self-destruct. But there's a twist: recipients cannot ...

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Tech Five: Amazon's big smartphone event coming - USA TODAY

June 18, 2014 - 8:06am

USA TODAY

Tech Five: Amazon's big smartphone event coming
USA TODAY
So, how will Wall Street respond -- if at all -- to the expected smartphone announcement from Amazon? Let's take a look at the technology stocks to watch on Wednesday: Amazon. The online retailing giant is expected to jump into the very crowded ...
BlackBerry to Announce Deal With Amazon to Gain Access to AppstoreWall Street Journal
BlackBerry to announce app licensing deal with Amazon -sourcesReuters
BlackBerry confirms Appstore deal with AmazonMarketWatch
GigaOM -Android Headlines - Android News -BGR
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Apple iMac line gets $1099 option - CNET

June 18, 2014 - 8:05am

DailyTech

Apple iMac line gets $1099 option
CNET
The newest member of the iMac all-in-one line comes in at the low end with a $1,099 price tag in the US, or £899 in the UK. by Rich Trenholm · @rich_trenholm; June 18, 2014 5:30 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.
Apple makes new low-end 1.4GHz iMac official with $1099 starting priceApple Insider
Apple introduces new, entry-level iMacMacworld
Apple introduces a new entry-level iMacBetaNews
DailyTech -TechRadar UK -TekRevue
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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) on the Move - Street Register

June 18, 2014 - 7:06am

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) on the Move
Street Register
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles and electric vehicle powertrain components. The company also presents services for the development of electric powertrain systems and components, and sells ...

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BlackBerry To Expand Application Ecosystem By Making Amazon Appstore ... - MarketWatch

June 18, 2014 - 7:04am

Financial Post

BlackBerry To Expand Application Ecosystem By Making Amazon Appstore ...
MarketWatch
WATERLOO, ONTARIO, Jun 18, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TOR:CA:BB) , a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that the Amazon Appstore will be available with the launch of the BlackBerry ...
BlackBerry to Announce Deal With Amazon to Gain Access to AppstoreWall Street Journal
BlackBerry to announce app licensing deal with Amazon -sourcesReuters
BlackBerry Turns To Amazon To Fix BlackBerry's App ProblemTechCrunch
Highlight Press -Toronto Star -The Globe and Mail
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Facebook relaunches second Snapchat clone - The Guardian

June 18, 2014 - 5:46am

The Guardian

Facebook relaunches second Snapchat clone
The Guardian
Slingshot borrows Snapchat's key innovation of ephemeral messaging, allowing users to send photos which time out after being viewed, keeping fun missives away from users' camera rolls (and x-rated texts away from prying eyes). But the app adds in a few ...

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Cyber crims blackmailed Nokia - TechEye

June 18, 2014 - 3:26am

IBNLive

Cyber crims blackmailed Nokia
TechEye
Nokia appears to have paid millions of euro to protect an encryption key of the Symbian phones being made public by a hacker. MTV News investigative team found that in 2007 Nokia became a target of extortion and ended up paying several millions of euro ...
Nokia Paid Blackmailers Six Years Ago, Altering FutureValueWalk
Nokia 'paid millions to software blackmailers six years ago'Reuters

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​Twitter restores accounts and tweets previously blocked in Pakistan - Engadget

June 18, 2014 - 2:34am

​Twitter restores accounts and tweets previously blocked in Pakistan
Engadget
Back in May, Pakistani authorities requested the removal of multiple tweets and Twitter accounts that were, according to them, blasphemous or unethical. Now, Twitter has now restored said content. In the social network's words: "We have reexamined the ...
Twitter unblocks controversial content in Pakistan after reviewPC Advisor
Twitter unblocks 'blasphemous' accounts in PakistanCNET

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Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry - Top Tech News

June 18, 2014 - 2:17am

Top Tech News

Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry
Top Tech News
Google is flying in the face of the National Security Agency with a new Chrome browser add-on. The idea is to make your e-mail more secure · Relevant Products/Services -- and to provoke other e-mail providers to take similar measures. Dubbed End-to-End, ...

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Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry - Top Tech News

June 18, 2014 - 2:17am

Top Tech News

Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry
Top Tech News
Google is flying in the face of the National Security Agency with a new Chrome browser add-on. The idea is to make your e-mail more secure · Relevant Products/Services -- and to provoke other e-mail providers to take similar measures. Dubbed End-to-End, ...
Gmail Encryption May Stop NSA Snooping, Not Google'sInvestor's Business Daily

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OnLive and Wikipad Join Forces to Bring Big Games to Mobile Devices - MarketWatch

June 18, 2014 - 1:27am

TechCrunch

OnLive and Wikipad Join Forces to Bring Big Games to Mobile Devices
MarketWatch
LOS ANGELES, CA, Jun 17, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Wikipad, Inc., the leader in mobile gaming platforms, and OnLive(R), the leader in cloud gaming, have announced a partnership to bring full versions of AAA high-end PC games to Wikipad tablet ...
OnLive Is Now Streaming Top-Tier Games To The Wikipad Gaming TabletTechCrunch

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Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A With 5.1-Inch QHD Display, Snapdragon 805 ... - NDTV

June 18, 2014 - 12:55am

NDTV

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A With 5.1-Inch QHD Display, Snapdragon 805 ...
NDTV
Samsung has announced an LTE-A variant of the Galaxy S5 in South Korea. The new variant of the Galaxy S5 will be exclusive to South Korea initially and has been priced at SKW 9,40,500 (translating to roughly Rs. 55,350). As of now, there is no word from ...

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