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A look at the roadblocks facing driverless cars - Omaha World-Herald

May 30, 2014 - 1:53am

SFGate

A look at the roadblocks facing driverless cars
Omaha World-Herald
Google Inc. is pushing hard to bring cars driven by computers — not people — to market. To do so, the Silicon Valley giant first had to persuade states including California to pass laws legalizing the still-emerging technology. After all, a basic premise of driving ...
How Google Got States to Legalize Driverless CarsBoston.com

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LG G3 has the sharpest screen ever - Economic Times

May 30, 2014 - 12:47am

Economic Times

LG G3 has the sharpest screen ever
Economic Times
LG just unveiled its new smartphone, the LG G3, which the company says has a sharper screen than any other smartphone. The G3 comes with 5.5-inch 2550 x 1440 quad HD display, meaning its screen is four times as sharp as standard HD. The unveiling ...
Spec standoff: LG G3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5PCWorld
LG G3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5: Which is Better for Business?BusinessNewsDaily
LG G3 First Impressions And Hands-On PicturesForbes

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Microsoft and Salesforce.com to link wares in global partnership - ITworld.com

May 30, 2014 - 12:02am

Microsoft and Salesforce.com to link wares in global partnership
ITworld.com
May 29, 2014, 4:50 PM — Microsoft and Salesforce.com have become corporate buddies, pledging to integrate their flagship products in what they're calling a "global, strategic partnership." The agreement calls for Salesforce.com's CRM software to be ...

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Red Dead Redemption is a "Permanent Franchise" Says Take-Two - The Escapist

May 29, 2014 - 9:34pm

Red Dead Redemption is a "Permanent Franchise" Says Take-Two
The Escapist
Take-Two also said that it plans to continue the BioShock franchise, despite the closure of Irrational Games. Red Dead Redemption has become somewhat of an oddity in the game's industry - a hugely popular title from a major publisher that's over four years ...

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Google makes webform for removal of search results after European ruling - Reuters

May 29, 2014 - 9:11pm

BBC News

Google makes webform for removal of search results after European ruling
Reuters
(Reuters) - Google Inc on Thursday said it has made a webform for Europeans to request the removal of results from its search engine to comply with the recent top European court ruling that subjects have the "right to be forgotten." Google has already been ...
Google sets up 'right to be forgotten' form after EU rulingBBC News
Google bows to EU privacy rulingFinancial Times
The Argument About Google and Free Speech is BunkForbes

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Sony Reveals June PS Plus Lineup for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita - Gaming Target

May 29, 2014 - 8:28pm

Sony Reveals June PS Plus Lineup for PS4, PS3 and PS Vita
Gaming Target
News: Sony has revealed that PS Plus members will now get two free PS4 games a month along with two free PS3 and two free PS Vita games. Tweet. Comments. PS Plus Instant Game Collection E3 is coming up quickly and both Sony and Microsoft are ...

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Google Diversity Data Pressures Silicon Valley to Change - Bloomberg

May 29, 2014 - 8:10pm

Google Diversity Data Pressures Silicon Valley to Change
Bloomberg
Google Inc. (GOOG)'s decision to lay bare its lack of diversity ramps up the pressure on other Silicon Valley companies to increase the number of women and minorities among technology workers. Women make up 30 percent of employees and 91 percent of ...

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Ford Recalls Over 1 Million Cars - WTMA

May 29, 2014 - 5:59pm

Ford Recalls Over 1 Million Cars
WTMA
The company says most of the recalls are to fix steering problems in SUV's that could result in the loss of power-assisted steering while on the road. Models involved include the Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, and Ford Explorer. Another of the recalls involves ...

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Seagate to buy LSI's flash storage business from Avago for $450M - PCWorld

May 29, 2014 - 5:26pm

Forbes

Seagate to buy LSI's flash storage business from Avago for $450M
PCWorld
Seagate Technology will buy LSI's flash storage business from Avago Technologies for US$450 million in cash. The deal will expand Seagate's offerings and future capabilities in the fast-growing flash storage business. The assets include LSI's Accelerated ...
Seagate to Buy LSI's Flash Businesses From Avago for $450 Million -- UpdateWall Street Journal
Seagate Acquires LSI's Flash Division for $450 MillioneWeek (blog)
Seagate Buys LSI's Flash Businesses from Avago for $450 MillionCustom PC Review
Law360 (subscription) -The Next Digit
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A GM Exec Admitted Google Can Be a "Serious Threat" - Complex.com

May 29, 2014 - 4:05pm

The Daily Star

A GM Exec Admitted Google Can Be a "Serious Threat"
Complex.com
Google took a huge step yesterday by introducing its first self-driving car prototype, and the automotive industry has taken notice. General Motors Product Development Chief Mark Reuss admitted if Google keeps going with autonomous vehicles it could ...
GM: Google could be 'competitive threat'The Daily Star
Google's cutesy cars are a 'serious threat' to the auto industry, says GMEngadget
Google Car to Become GM's 'Serious Competitive Threat'Headlines & Global News

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Microsoft, Salesforce Unveil Cloud-Computing Partnership - Bloomberg

May 29, 2014 - 3:47pm

GigaOM

Microsoft, Salesforce Unveil Cloud-Computing Partnership
Bloomberg
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) and Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) are planning to announce an agreement as soon as today that will enable customers of Microsoft's cloud-computing service to use Salesforce's enterprise software, said people familiar with the talks, ...
Salesforce CRM apps coming to Windows and Windows PhoneZDNet
Microsoft and salesforce.com announce global, strategic partnershipMarketWatch
Salesforce, Microsoft Team UpZacks.com
Pulse 2.0 -Barron's (blog) -Register
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Exclusive: A Microsoft Smartwatch Is Coming - Forbes

May 29, 2014 - 3:33pm

Forbes

Exclusive: A Microsoft Smartwatch Is Coming
Forbes
Microsoft is the latest technology giant preparing to jump into the wearables market, with plans to offer a sensor-rich smartwatch that measures heart rate and synchs with iPhones, Android phones and Windows Phones, Forbes has learned. It's a surprising ...
When will Microsoft finally roll out its smart watch 2.0?ZDNet
Microsoft Smartwatch Will Continuously Measure Heart Rate: ReportMashable
Microsoft Smartwatch May Constantly Monitor Heart RateTom's Guide
DailyTech -Android Police -Android Headlines - Android News
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London in Uber Uproar as Cabbies Plan Gridlock Strike - Wall Street Journal (blog)

May 29, 2014 - 3:23pm

London in Uber Uproar as Cabbies Plan Gridlock Strike
Wall Street Journal (blog)
London's transportation agency on Thursday asked a court to make a decision on the legality of the smartphone app, which allows customers to order a ride from drivers who do not have licenses to pick up passengers who hail them on the street. Officials at ...

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When will Microsoft finally roll out its smart watch 2.0? - ZDNet

May 29, 2014 - 3:23pm

Forbes

When will Microsoft finally roll out its smart watch 2.0?
ZDNet
The rumors about Microsoft trying its hand again at fielding a smart watch have been circulating for a couple of years. mssmartwatch2. Earlier this month, there was another rash of stories about it, based on a Microsoft patent application, dating back to October ...
Microsoft Preparing To Jump Into The Wearables Market With Its Own SmartwatchForbes
Microsoft Smartwatch May Constantly Monitor Heart RateTom's Guide
New Microsoft smartwatch details leak, including support for iOS, Android and ...PhoneDog
Engadget -PCWorld -9 to 5 Mac
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Google Maps Adds Driving Directions for North Korea - PC Magazine

May 29, 2014 - 3:09pm

Daily Mail

Google Maps Adds Driving Directions for North Korea
PC Magazine
It's interesting, but given the state of the Internet and transportation in North Korea, probably not too helpful. 0shares. Google Maps North Korea · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. On the list of "fun tourist destinations that we'd love to just rent a car and drive ...
North Korea gets Google Maps for visitors, 'privileged'Washington Times
Google Maps 8.1 update for Android brings back terrain view and moreGreenbot
Google Maps brings terrain view back to Android for outdoorsy typesEngadget
Android Headlines - Android News -The Droid Guy -AndroidGuys
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Imagine If Half of All Tech Inventions and Startups Came From Women - TIME

May 29, 2014 - 3:06pm

Imagine If Half of All Tech Inventions and Startups Came From Women
TIME
Evan Spiegel Snapchat Evan Spiegel of Snapchat attends TechCruch Disrupt SF 2013 at San Francisco Design Center on Sept. 9, 2013 in San Francisco. Steve Jenning—Getty Images. Frat bros like the Snapchat CEO who say sexist things grow up to run ...

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Hastings: Comcast wants to become the 'post office' - USA TODAY

May 29, 2014 - 2:29pm

VentureBeat

Hastings: Comcast wants to become the 'post office'
USA TODAY
RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — He said, he said. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on Thursday continued to stump against Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable in an appearance at the Code Conference. Hastings accused ...
Netflix CEO: Sorry, we're not making a streaming deviceCNET
Netflix CEO brings his Comcast-bashing roadshow to Code ConferenceVentureBeat
A Netflix-branded device? Don't be silly, says boss, we're already on 1000!TechRadar UK
FanSided -Re/code -GigaOM
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Ford recalls 740000 SUVs for power steering defect - USA TODAY

May 29, 2014 - 2:17pm

The Car Connection

Ford recalls 740000 SUVs for power steering defect
USA TODAY
Ford Motor is recalling 740,878 compact SUVs and another 177,500 full-size SUVs to fix a steering defect, according to a government filing. It was one of four recalls that Ford issued Thursday. The biggest is the compact SUV recall, covering 2008 to 2011 ...
Ford Recalls 1.1 Million SUVs Because of Faulty Power SteeringNew York Times
Ford Recalling About 1.1 Million Escapes, Mercury MarinersNBCNews.com
UPDATE 1-Ford recalls 1.39 million vehicles in N. AmericaReuters
Businessweek -Wall Street Journal -BBC News
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Samsung unveils prototype health device a week before Apple's expected ... - mobihealthnews

May 29, 2014 - 1:52pm

Samsung unveils prototype health device a week before Apple's expected ...
mobihealthnews
The two new digital health projects included Simband, an “investigational device” — not a product – that is stocked with a variety of health sensors and room for third party developers to add their own. Samsung also unveiled Samsung Architecture Multimodal ...

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Need for Speed: Google Joins Netflix in Grading IPSs on Streaming Video - Mashable

May 29, 2014 - 1:09pm

The Slanted

Need for Speed: Google Joins Netflix in Grading IPSs on Streaming Video
Mashable
Google has joined Netflix in grading how well U.S. ISPs stream video on the Internet. Google's Video Quality Report is now available in the U.S., highlighting which Internet service providers (ISPs) provide the best video streaming quality. The report is not an ...
​Are your streams buffering? YouTube wants to helpCNET
Find out if your ISP sucks at streaming YouTube videos with Google Video ...BetaNews
YouTube starts rating US ISPs, puts its weight behind settlement-free peeringGigaOM
TechCrunch -Wired -SlashGear
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