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Google buildings evacuated after threat - PCWorld

April 8, 2016 - 7:36pm

PCWorld

Google buildings evacuated after threat
PCWorld
Buildings were evacuated at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California, on Friday afternoon after a threat was made against the company. No one was injured and there was no damage to buildings, Mountain View police spokeswoman Katie Nelson ...
Google headquarters evacuated after threatUSA TODAY
Google receives threat at HQ, police sayCNET
Google's California headquarters evacuated after threatsBusiness Insider
NBC Bay Area
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7 TV Shows With Fewer Viewers Than BuzzFeed's Exploding Watermelon Video - WIRED

April 8, 2016 - 6:47pm

WIRED

7 TV Shows With Fewer Viewers Than BuzzFeed's Exploding Watermelon Video
WIRED
Today two BuzzFeed staffers performed an experiment where they used nearly 700 rubber bands to blow up a watermelon. They broadcast the whole thing in real time using Facebook Live. It was utterly mesmerizing—so mesmerizing that the livestream ...
Watermelon explosion: Now we know why Facebook pays BuzzFeed for live videoLos Angeles Times

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Facebook Opens the Branded Content Floodgates - PC Magazine

April 8, 2016 - 5:06pm

PC Magazine

Facebook Opens the Branded Content Floodgates
PC Magazine
It's about to get a lot more advertising-y in Facebook land. The social network just made it a lot easier for publishers to release editorial content that's really just advertising, but often designed to look as if it isn't: branded content. Previously ...
New Facebook rules allow publishers and celebrities to share sponsored contentTechCrunch
Facebook allows publishers, celebrities to sell 'branded content'Chicago Tribune
Native ads from publishers are coming to the Facebook News FeedThe Verge
VentureBeat -Marketing Land -MediaPost Communications -Adweek
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Facebook: It's Like Wal-Mart - Seeking Alpha

April 8, 2016 - 4:42pm

Seeking Alpha

Facebook: It's Like Wal-Mart
Seeking Alpha
While live video has the potential to reverse this trend, it should not worry investors if the trend continues its path. Facebook has created a diversified portfolio of value on its site, enticing users to frequent its platform for numerous reasons. In ...
Your Expert Guide For Using Facebook LiveTIME
Facebook Live: Now You Can Never LeaveThe New Yorker
Facebook's Plan to Stop People From Livestreaming Sex? You.WIRED
Huffington Post -Poynter.org -Re/code -MediaPost Communications
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Drone lovers unite! DJI+Discover is the Facebook for drone fans - Digital Trends

April 8, 2016 - 4:25pm

Digital Trends

Drone lovers unite! DJI+Discover is the Facebook for drone fans
Digital Trends
Interested in connecting with the drone flying community? Perhaps you should consider joining DJI's social media network for drone lovers. The company launched the network in the form of an update to its Android and iOS apps, which are now called ...
DJI Launches Social Networking App For Drone EnthusiastsUbergizmo
DJI app helps you find fellow drone loversEngadget
DJI Launches new Social Search and Discovery Mobile AppVirtual-Strategy Magazine

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Kettle Moraine students travel the globe with Google Expeditions - Lake Country Now

April 8, 2016 - 3:43pm

Lake Country Now

Kettle Moraine students travel the globe with Google Expeditions
Lake Country Now
Kettle Moraine fifth grader Anna Shaver explores a Google Expeditions virtual reality panorama on April 7 at Cushing Elementary School. Google Expeditions are guided tours around the world of place school buses can't go. Photo By Carol Spaeth-Bauer.
Have Google Cardboard? Here are the best apps that work with itGizmo Times (blog)
Why YouTube believes VR is next big thingWHAS11.com
Google VR News: Google Creating a Standalone VR; Set to be Revealed Next Month?Crossmap
WDJT -Gearbrain (blog) -Profit Confidential
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Fire up your GPU: VR takes hold at Nvidia's GTC 2016 - ExtremeTech

April 8, 2016 - 1:58pm

ExtremeTech

Fire up your GPU: VR takes hold at Nvidia's GTC 2016
ExtremeTech
As all of us who are excited about the launch of Oculus and Vive are learning, virtual reality is all about GPUs. While many PCs have enough CPU horsepower and memory to handle a VR workload, very few have GPUs that are up to even the minimum ...
NVIDIA Reveals Iray VR : Photoreal Virtual Reality Launched, FeaturesState of the State KS (subscription)
Get Your Frame Buffers Ready: Nvidia Demos Upcoming Iray VR At GTC 2016Tom's Hardware
Why NVIDIA Should Build a Smarter Car (Actually Two of Them)TechSpective
Virtual-Strategy Magazine -Christian Post -Crossmap -Smarter Analyst
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Android Studio 2 Is Launched - A New Era - iProgrammer

April 8, 2016 - 12:36pm

iProgrammer

Android Studio 2 Is Launched - A New Era
iProgrammer
Android Studio 2 is now available to download and it really does take Android developement to a new high. But with a mature Android Studio, comes even more chioce of how to develop Android Apps. androiddevicon. We covered Android Studio 2 in some ...
Android Studio 2.0 launched with faster emulator, Instant Run commandSDTimes.com
Instant Run, Faster Emulator Lead New Android Studio 2.0 Final ReleaseADT Magazine
Google makes building apps easier with Android Studio 2.0Engadget
CIO Today -Techworm -VentureBeat -Linux.com (blog)
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BMW launches car-sharing in Seattle in US push - Reuters

April 8, 2016 - 12:02pm

Wall Street Journal

BMW launches car-sharing in Seattle in US push
Reuters
FRANKFURT, April 8 Germany's BMW launched on Friday a car-sharing service in Seattle, where it will offer customers the use of 370 BMW and Mini vehicles, before expanding to other cities in the United States. Established carmakers worldwide are looking ...
BMW Challenges Uber in U.S. With Its Own Ride-Booking ServiceBloomberg
BMW to Launch Car-Sharing Service in USWall Street Journal
BMW wants to share in Seattle's car-sharing boomThe Seattle Times
GeekWire -Engadget -The Verge -SlashGear
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Facebook's F8 Conference: Chat Bots Expected to Take Center Stage - ABC News

April 8, 2016 - 11:29am

Facebook's F8 Conference: Chat Bots Expected to Take Center Stage
ABC News
It's a tantalizing thought: Log onto Facebook, order a pizza from a chat bot, ask another to look for vacation packages while you ask a third to make a restaurant reservation. Facebook's annual F8 developer's conference kicks off next week -- and ...

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New 'Legend Of Zelda' Wii U Rumor Says Players Can Choose Between Male Or Female Link - Tech Times

April 8, 2016 - 10:47am

Tech Times

New 'Legend Of Zelda' Wii U Rumor Says Players Can Choose Between Male Or Female Link
Tech Times
The latest rumor says some big changes are in store for Nintendo's next 'Legend of Zelda' entry. (Photo : Nintendo). As summer draws closer, more and more rumors about Nintendo's 2016 plans continue to hit the web, some more credible than others.
Nintendo kills 3D 'Zelda' tribute game on the webEngadget
Nintendo pulls plug on fan-made Zelda browser gameDestructoid
Recreated Zelda in 3D Shot Down By NintendoBitbag
Kill Screen (blog) -GameSpot -Design & Trend -TIME
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Oculus Rift privacy policy prompts lawmaker concern - PCWorld

April 8, 2016 - 10:45am

PCWorld

Oculus Rift privacy policy prompts lawmaker concern
PCWorld
As if summoned by the Bat-Signal, U.S. Senator Al Franken is seeking answers on Oculus' privacy policies after some users expressed concerns. Gizmodo rounded up some of those concerns last week, noting that Oculus Rift's privacy policy allows the ...
Senator Al Franken takes on Oculus over VR data miningEngadget
Oculus brings real (and pervasive) data-mining to virtual realityArs Technica
Sen. Al Franken Takes Aim at Oculus Rift Privacy PoliciesFortune
The Auburn Plainsman -VentureBeat -Hot Hardware -TechCrunch
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DOJ will continue to push Apple to unlock iPhone 5s at center of Brooklyn drug case - Apple Insider

April 8, 2016 - 10:28am

Apple Insider

DOJ will continue to push Apple to unlock iPhone 5s at center of Brooklyn drug case
Apple Insider
The U.S. Justice Department plans to continue seeking legal action against Apple, in an effort to force the company to create a way to unlock an iPhone that is said to be a crucial part of a drug investigation. The Brooklyn-based dispute has seemingly ...
The government will continue fight against NY iPhone unlocking rulingThe Verge
US to Keep Pushing Apple to Unlock iPhone in New York CaseWall Street Journal
Apple's Fight With U.S. Over Privacy Enters a New Round in NYCBloomberg
USA TODAY -ZDNet -NBCNews.com -Business Insider
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Oculus brings real (and pervasive) data-mining to virtual reality - Ars Technica

April 8, 2016 - 8:02am

Ars Technica

Oculus brings real (and pervasive) data-mining to virtual reality
Ars Technica
Critical backlash against Oculus's privacy policy reached Capitol Hill on Thursday, when Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) demanded that Oculus and its parent company Facebook answer for the data its new headset collects from virtual reality users. "Oculus' ...
Senator Al Franken is going after Oculus over Rift privacy policy concernsDigital Trends
Oculus Rift privacy policy prompts lawmaker concernPCWorld
Senator to Oculus: How Secure Is the Rift?PC Magazine
Engadget -OCRegister -VentureBeat -The Inquisitr
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FBI continues to debate sharing iPhone hack with Apple - KMOV.com

April 8, 2016 - 7:37am

KMOV.com

FBI continues to debate sharing iPhone hack with Apple
KMOV.com
(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). FBI Director James Comey addresses the media after visiting with employees and other law enforcement officials, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Detroit. By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI has not ...

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Adobe rolls out emergency update to counter ransomware threat - CNNMoney

April 8, 2016 - 7:05am

NDTV

Adobe rolls out emergency update to counter ransomware threat
CNNMoney
Adobe (ADBE) has released an emergency update to its Flash Player after security researchers discovered a bug that allows attackers to take over and then crash users' machines. In a statement, Adobe called the flaw a "critical vulnerability" and urged ...
Adobe patches actively exploited Flash Player vulnerability in 24 flaw fixPCWorld
The latest Flash zero-day was used to spread Cerber ransomwareComputerworld
Adobe Issues Emergency Updates For Zero-Day Flaw in Flash PlayerDark Reading
ZDNet -Mac Rumors -Yahoo News -Ars Technica
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Microsoft's iPhone keyboard app experiment is no Swiftkey - Engadget

April 8, 2016 - 6:08am

Engadget

Microsoft's iPhone keyboard app experiment is no Swiftkey
Engadget
The Hub Keyboard has some sweet efficiency features -- if you're a heavy Office 365 user. Mat Smith , @thatmatsmith. 35m ago in Mobile. Comments. Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. Microsoft's Garage team makes all kinds of experiment apps and then ...
Microsoft's Hub Keyboard now available on iPhone, iPadBetaNews
Unlike Google Translate, Microsoft Translator for iOS now works offlineVentureBeat
Microsoft's Hub Keyboard app is now available for iOSThe Verge
Jobs & Hire -TechCrunch -NDTV -Firstpost
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Outlook for Android, iOS Gets Evernote, Facebook, Wunderlist Calendar Integration - NDTV

April 8, 2016 - 3:32am

NDTV

Outlook for Android, iOS Gets Evernote, Facebook, Wunderlist Calendar Integration
NDTV
Microsoft on Thursday in its blog post announced that it is integrating Wunderlist, Facebook and Evernote into the Outlook app for Android and iOS, as 'Calendar Apps'. This means that users would now be able to see their notes, Facebook RSVP events ...
Outlook email app for iOS and Android becomes even smarterLivemint
Microsoft Outlook integrates Evernote, Facebook and Wunderlist in its iPhone and Android appsFirstpost
Outlook for iOS and Android gets new calendar integrationsPCWorld
iTWire -VentureBeat -Android Headlines - Android News -ZDNet
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The PS4's new update sneaks in 4TB drive support and more - Engadget

April 8, 2016 - 2:03am

Engadget

The PS4's new update sneaks in 4TB drive support and more
Engadget
Yes, yes, you can now play your PS4 on your PC or Mac. (We'll be doing it on our break.) but the latest update also resurrects old features, adds new ones, and does plenty more if you have no remote (!) interest on depending on your internet connection ...
Here's How to Get PS4 Remote Play Working on Your PC or MacPlayStation LifeStyle
There's A Bunch Of Hidden Features In PS4's Latest Firmware UpdateKotaku
But Wait, There's More: Unannounced Features Included In Last PS4 UpdateHigh-Def Digest
Clapway -The Daily Chappaqua -Gaming Target -Examiner.com
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