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Crowdfunded dongle Matchstick sparks backlash with DRM plans - ZDNet

February 9, 2015 - 12:09am

TechHive

Crowdfunded dongle Matchstick sparks backlash with DRM plans
ZDNet
Self-proclaimed open hardware and software platform Matchstick has surprised backers of its project over the weekend, when it announced plans to support Microsoft's PlayReady technology in a revised, and delayed, product. Matchstick Firefox OS dongle ...
Matchstick streaming stick delays shipping to get Netflix and faster chipsGigaom

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In new ad, Apple offers change you can hum along to - CNET

February 8, 2015 - 11:11pm

CNET

In new ad, Apple offers change you can hum along to
CNET
Technically Incorrect: To coincide with the Grammys, Apple releases a new iPad ad showing how it makes music. by Chris Matyszczyk · @ChrisMatyszczyk; February 8, 2015 8:34 PM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.
Apple touts iPad as music creation tool in new ad featuring ElliphantApple Insider
Apple's Grammy's ad paints the iPad as a musical virtuosoSlashGear
Apple Debuts Music-Themed iPad Air 2 Ad Ahead of Grammy AwardsMac Rumors
Billboard -RollingStone.com
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Microsoft is all set to bring digital assistant Cortana to Office, according to leaked ... - Firstpost

February 8, 2015 - 9:55pm

Firstpost

Microsoft is all set to bring digital assistant Cortana to Office, according to leaked ...
Firstpost
Update: WindowsblogItalia has got its hands on some leaked screenshots of “Work Assistant” for Windows Phone. According to screenshots, on opening the app, it shows the hub for all your Office documents. The blog states that the app accepts voice ...
Soon Cortana will help you with MS Office tasksIndia Today
Cortana coming to Microsoft Office soon, leaked images revealDelhi Daily News
Leaked images show Microsoft Office to get Cortana integration soonDigit
Kolly Talk -The News Reports -Gizmodo Australia
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Report: Automakers Fail to Fully Protect Against Hacking - ABC News

February 8, 2015 - 7:02pm

wwlp.com

Report: Automakers Fail to Fully Protect Against Hacking
ABC News
Automakers are cramming cars with wireless technology, but they have failed to adequately protect those features against the real possibility that hackers could take control of vehicles or steal personal data, according to an analysis of information that ...
Report: Cars are vulnerable to wireless hackingThe Detroit News
Carmakers fail to protect against hackersSBS

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Mitsubishi goes from near-death to vibrancy - USA TODAY

February 8, 2015 - 11:48am

USA TODAY

Mitsubishi goes from near-death to vibrancy
USA TODAY
Just two years ago, once-proud Mitsubishi essentially was begging Americans to believe the car company wasn't on the verge of decamping from the USA. "Absolutely not," said Mitsubishi President Tetsuro Aikawa, in Japan in February 2013, when asked if ...
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Gets Optional 168HP 2.4-Liter EngineCarscoops (blog)

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Today In Creepy Privacy Policies, Samsung's Eavesdropping TV - TechCrunch

February 8, 2015 - 8:29am

CNBC

Today In Creepy Privacy Policies, Samsung's Eavesdropping TV
TechCrunch
As the number of connected devices — aka the Internet of Things, aka the sensornet — proliferates so too does the number of devices leaning on voice recognition technology as an interface to allow for hands free control. Last fall, for instance, Amazon ...
Samsung under fire for recording smart TV voice recognition dataDigital Spy
Be Careful When Using Samsung SmartTV Voice RecognitionGamechup
Your Samsung SmartTV Is Spying on You, BasicallyDaily Beast
International Business Times
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Technofile: No need to settle for Apple's keyboard - Syracuse.com

February 8, 2015 - 5:02am

Syracuse.com

Technofile: No need to settle for Apple's keyboard
Syracuse.com
The SwiftKey alternative keyboard for the iPhone and iPad looks cool, shows capital or lower case letters on the keycaps and has a renowned typing speed-up method. (SwiftKey). Print · Al Fasoldt | Contributing writer By Al Fasoldt | Contributing writer The ...
How Likely Is an Apple Pen?TidBITS
iPhone 6 Plus Gains in Market Share in US and China Could Boost App ...App Developer Magazine

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Apple's iPhone Market Share Leveling Off In Some Countries - Forbes

February 8, 2015 - 1:47am

ValueWalk

Apple's iPhone Market Share Leveling Off In Some Countries
Forbes
Apple reported blowout iPhone sales for the December quarter with 74.5 million units sold. Keep in mind that this is just over 1% of the Earth's entire population (7.3 billion) buying 34,097 iPhones per hour every hour for the quarter. Apple's blowout results ...
iPhone 7 Release Date, Specs News: Flexible iPhone? Apple's Patents Hint At ...The Christian Times

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Land Rover, Jaguar will recall 104000 vehicles - Madison.com

February 7, 2015 - 6:08pm

Land Rover, Jaguar will recall 104000 vehicles
Madison.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — Land Rover and Jaguar are recalling 104,000 vehicles because of problems with the brakes and lights. The largest recall involves a brake-hose issue that Jaguar Land Rover North America studied and dismissed, only to reopen after ...

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Land Rover, Jaguar will recall 104000 vehicles - Washington Post

February 7, 2015 - 5:38pm

Livemint

Land Rover, Jaguar will recall 104000 vehicles
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Land Rover and Jaguar are recalling 104,000 vehicles because of problems with the brakes and lights. The largest recall involves a brake-hose issue that Jaguar Land Rover North America studied and dismissed, only to reopen after an ...
Jaguar Land Rover to Recall Up to 104000 Cars on Braking SafetyBloomberg
Jaguar Land Rover to recall more than 104000 SUVs, cars for brake, lighting ...Automotive News

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Corning's sapphire-like glass keeps your smartphone scratch-free - Engadget

February 7, 2015 - 1:52pm

The Next Digit

Corning's sapphire-like glass keeps your smartphone scratch-free
Engadget
Based on hype alone, you'd think that sapphire was the ultimate replacement for glass on phone screens. However, that's not totally true -- while sapphire is extremely scratch-resistant, it's both more expensive and more likely to shatter if your device ...
Project Phire: Corning develops most damage resistant smartphone glassThe Next Digit
Corning Project Phire Develops Glass Tough As Gorilla Glass, Scratch-Resistant ...Tech Times
Project Phire could make Gorilla Glass as unscratchable as sapphireCult of Mac
n3rdabl3 -MarketWatch -CNET
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Android Ad's Unlikely Animal Pals Will Warm You Up Inside - Huffington Post

February 7, 2015 - 1:37pm

The Inquisitr

Android Ad's Unlikely Animal Pals Will Warm You Up Inside
Huffington Post
We already know that lots of people adore different animal species interacting with each other. So it's no surprise that the new ad for Google's Android, "Friends Furever," has gotten more than 2 million views since it was first posted to YouTube Thursday.
Viral Video: Android's 'Friends Furever' Shows Bizarre Animal Relationships ...Jobs & Hire
Google's new Android ad is ridiculously, bestially cuteCNET
Watch Android's cutest ad yetVentureBeat

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Google Is Paying For Your Movie On Chromecast For Valentine's Day - Immortal News

February 7, 2015 - 9:24am

Immortal News

Google Is Paying For Your Movie On Chromecast For Valentine's Day
Immortal News
If you are in the United States and an owner of Google's Chromecast streaming device, you will be happy to learn that you can get a $6 gift credit toward a movie for Valentine's Day. Although you will have to pay for your dinner and the gift you are giving your ...
Google is giving out $6 gift cards to Chromecast ownersThe Tech Portal
Google's giving Chromecast owners free money for Valentine's DayThe Verge
Here's how Chromecast owners can get a free $6 Play Store credit from GoogleTechSpot
TechCrunch
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GM Rumored to Select Orion Michigan Plant for Chevy Bolt Production - Viral Global News

February 7, 2015 - 8:34am

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

GM Rumored to Select Orion Michigan Plant for Chevy Bolt Production
Viral Global News
It is the kind of news that raises local economic hopes. Rumors are stemming from Michigan regarding boosted production for the Orion Assembly Plant located in Orion Township. General Motors Co. will be in attendance at the Chicago Auto Show next ...
EXCLUSIVE-GM will build Chevy Bolt in Michigan in late 2016 -sourcesReuters
GM to announce new electric car to be built at OrionThe Detroit News
Take that, Tesla! Chevrolet's 200-mile Bolt EV to start production in 2016Digital Trends
Detroit Free Press -Nasdaq -Automotive News
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US Navy and Marine Corps debuts powerful new weapon – EM Railgun - New Hampshire Voice

February 7, 2015 - 6:18am

New Hampshire Voice

US Navy and Marine Corps debuts powerful new weapon – EM Railgun
New Hampshire Voice
At the Naval Future Force Science and Technology EXPO in Washington, D. C., earlier this week, the Navy and Marine Corps displayed an amazing new 'Star Wars'-style weapon -- the Electromagnetic Railgun (EM Railgun) - to the public. The EM Railgun ...
US Navy's new 'Star Wars'-style railgun hits Mach 6Fox News
The Pentagon's electromagnetic 'rail gun' makes its public debutWashington Post
More railguns and lasers, less gunpowder -- the Navy's future high-tech weaponryNetwork World

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Tesla Faces Opposition in Bid to Sell to Connecticut Consumers - NBC Connecticut

February 6, 2015 - 7:12pm

WTNH

Tesla Faces Opposition in Bid to Sell to Connecticut Consumers
NBC Connecticut
Transportation committee to decide if Tesla can sell directly to public, cutting out traditional dealerships. (Published Friday, Feb 6, 2015). For the first time Friday, Connecticut lawmakers heard some of the pros and cons of a proposal to allow Tesla Motors to ...
January 2015 Electric Vehicles Sales Rise In U.S.BMWBLOG (blog)
Why Tesla shouldn't worry about GM's BoltMarketWatch
Connecticut lawmakers seeking compromise fix for TeslaPorterville Recorder
Hybrid Cars News
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Drunk driving wanes in US, drug use by drivers rises: report - Reuters

February 6, 2015 - 6:46pm

Daily Beast

Drunk driving wanes in US, drug use by drivers rises: report
Reuters
(Reuters) - The number of U.S. drivers under the influence of alcohol is steadily dropping, but the use of illegal drugs by drivers is on the rise, new data from a U.S. Transportation Department survey showed on Friday. While about eight percent of drivers ...
Study finds new driving threat from dopers, druggiesUSA TODAY
Gov't says fewer drivers are drinking, but more use drugsSan Francisco Chronicle
NHTSA: Drunk Driving Declining, Drugged Driving on RiseKTIC

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Corning Announces Project Phire Material With Scratch Resistance Close To ... - Android Headlines - Android News

February 6, 2015 - 6:45pm

Corning Announces Project Phire Material With Scratch Resistance Close To ...
Android Headlines - Android News
Corning is pretty well known throughout the tech industry, and even with consumers although many of them may know them better by the product they create, which is Gorilla Glass, a rather tough and fairly scratch resistant glass used on top of many of today's ...

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Google's new Android ad is ridiculously, bestially cute - CNET

February 6, 2015 - 5:35pm

CNET

Google's new Android ad is ridiculously, bestially cute
CNET
Technically Incorrect: Animals, lots of animals, strange pairings of animals in order to tell you to "Be together, not the same." How can you not sniffle? by Chris Matyszczyk · @ChrisMatyszczyk; February 6, 2015 3:18 PM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.

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How Likely Is an Apple Pen? - TidBITS

February 6, 2015 - 5:26pm

How Likely Is an Apple Pen?
TidBITS
Many of those commentators also missed the fact that Jobs also said, “In multitasking, if you see a task manager… they blew it,” even as he was announcing iOS 4 with a task manager. And then there are the other things that Jobs railed against — perhaps as ...

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