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Thync gets $13 million to send electric currents to your brain - SFGate (blog)

October 8, 2014 - 1:48pm

SFGate (blog)

Thync gets $13 million to send electric currents to your brain
SFGate (blog)
Thync, a Los Gatos startup, is working on a wearable that's a little different from most: it would send fine electric currents through the brain to alter users' state of mind. For now, the company isn't revealing many details about the device, which won't be ...

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Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates Don't Talk Anymore, Report Says - Mashable

October 8, 2014 - 1:44pm

Business Insider

Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates Don't Talk Anymore, Report Says
Mashable
Steve-ballmer-and-bill-gates In 2012, then-CEO Steve Ballmer (L) appeared with Bill Gates at a Microsoft shareholder meeting. Image: Ted S. Warren/Associated Press. Todd-wasserman-headshot-sml. By Todd Wasserman 2014-10-08 18:39:32 UTC.
Bill Gates: Microsoft is developing a killer meeting-room appPCWorld
Here's how Satya Nadella got the Microsoft CEO jobQuartz
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: We Need To Win The Battle For Human AttentionInternational Business Times
Businessinsider India
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Report: iPad, iPhone still rocks with teens – iWatch, not so much - TabTimes

October 8, 2014 - 1:38pm

TabTimes

Report: iPad, iPhone still rocks with teens – iWatch, not so much
TabTimes
Apple products are still a favorite among tomorrow's workforce, U.S. teenagers, according to a new survey, but the jury on smartwatches is still very much out. Despite increased competition, the iPhone and iPad still rank high among American teens, according ...

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Comcast Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve the Stock Issuance for Merger ... - Businessweek

October 8, 2014 - 1:26pm

Philly.com

Comcast Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve the Stock Issuance for Merger ...
Businessweek
PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 8, 2014-- Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today that, at its special meeting of shareholders held at The Kimmel Center for The Performing Arts in Philadelphia this morning, more than ...
Pulling the Plug on Comcast's MergerBloomberg View
Comcast shareholders approve Time Warner mergerThe Hill
Comcast shareholders OK merger with Time Warner CablePhiladelphia Business Journal
CED -The Intelligencer -Investor's Business Daily
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Report: Facebook Prepping App for Anonymous Social Networking - PC Magazine

October 8, 2014 - 1:10pm

Report: Facebook Prepping App for Anonymous Social Networking
PC Magazine
Facebook will reportedly release an app that will let people use the social network anonymously. 0shares. Facebook logo · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. Facebook recently apologized for the "hardship" it subjected the LGBT community to with its "real ...

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Khosla invests $13M in wearable device that energizes, relaxes user - mobihealthnews

October 8, 2014 - 1:01pm

mobihealthnews

Khosla invests $13M in wearable device that energizes, relaxes user
mobihealthnews
Los Gatos, California-based Thync, which has developed a wearable device that aims to help people feel energetic, calm, or focused, raised $13 million in a round led by Khosla Ventures. “The Thync team is working hard on introducing neuroscience to 21st ...
Thync gets $13 million to send electric currents to your brainSFGate (blog)
Thync to Launch First Mood-Altering Wearable With $13M Led by KhoslaWall Street Journal (blog)
This Startup Raised $13 Million To Create A Gadget That Simulates The Effects ...Businessinsider India
DigitalJournal.com
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Simpler back-end integration on mobile apps aim as IBM and Xamarin collaborate - PCWorld

October 8, 2014 - 12:40pm

Simpler back-end integration on mobile apps aim as IBM and Xamarin collaborate
PCWorld
IBM has teamed with Xamarin in an effort to make it easier for C# developers to integrate back-end systems like databases with mobile apps. The growing popularity of smartphones has put pressure on IT departments to make enterprise systems available on ...
Xamarin Expands the Mobile Developer EcosystemVirtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Can Apple's iPad Event Shake Off the Tablet Doldrums? - Businessweek

October 8, 2014 - 12:04pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Can Apple's iPad Event Shake Off the Tablet Doldrums?
Businessweek
Apple has sent out invitations for a media event on October 16, where it is expected to introduce new versions of the iPad. “It's been way too long,” the invitation says. The big event of each fall for Apple is the release of the new iPhones, which account for just ...
Apple likely to unveil new iPad on Oct. 16USA TODAY
Apple invites media for October 16 event: New iPads, Yosemite, Apple Pay on ...ZDNet
Alleged iPad Air 2 images leak onlineCNET
NBCNews.com -PC Magazine -Apple Insider
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Facebook Employee Tweets Response to Rumors of Secret-Style App - NBCNews.com

October 8, 2014 - 11:29am

Facebook Employee Tweets Response to Rumors of Secret-Style App
NBCNews.com
Facebook's Josh Miller wants everybody to know he is not making a clone of Whisper or Secret, apps that have become popular recently with teens and Silicon Valley gossipers by letting people share messages anonymously. Miller was named by the New ...

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AT&T to Pay $105 Million Over Unlawful Billing - New York Times

October 8, 2014 - 11:00am

New York Times

AT&T to Pay $105 Million Over Unlawful Billing
New York Times
The F.T.C. said that for years some AT&T customers were billed for unauthorized charges of third-party items like ringtones and text messages with love tips and horoscopes. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...
AT&T to Pay $80 Million to FTC for Consumer Refunds in Mobile Cramming CaseMarketWatch
UPDATE 1-AT&T to pay $105 mln to settle charges it "crammed" phone billsReuters
AT&T to Pay $105 Million to Settle Mobile Cramming CaseBusinessweek
Re/code -Broadcasting & Cable -The Consumerist
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Fact sheet: 2015 Honda Fit - SFGate

October 8, 2014 - 10:43am

Fox Business

Fact sheet: 2015 Honda Fit
SFGate
2015 Honda Fit EX-L Navi. BASE PRICE: $15,525 for LX manual; $16,325 for LX CVT; $17,435 for EX manual; $18,235 for EX CVT; $19,800 for EX-L; $20,800 for EX-L with navigation. PRICE AS TESTED: $21,590. TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel drive, ...
Honda Fit becomes even more intriguing small carseattlepi.com

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IBM highlights a growing Watson ecosystem and API collection - Gigaom

October 8, 2014 - 10:39am

Gigaom

IBM highlights a growing Watson ecosystem and API collection
Gigaom
IBM has announced a long list of new Watson customers and startup partners, ranging from standby industries such as health care to new ones such as cybersecurity and nonprofits. Perhaps more importantly, the company also gave developers a handful of ...

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Report: Symantec May Split in Two - PC Magazine

October 8, 2014 - 10:14am

Report: Symantec May Split in Two
PC Magazine
One of the resulting companies would sell Symantec's security programs and the other would offer data storage. 0shares. Symantec. Following the lead of HP and eBay, computer security firm Symantec may be the latest tech giant to split in two. Bloomberg on ...

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Will Apple Pay Really Help Jumpstart Mobile Payments? - InformationWeek

October 8, 2014 - 10:04am

InformationWeek

Will Apple Pay Really Help Jumpstart Mobile Payments?
InformationWeek
Executives from Pizza Hut and other companies debate whether Apple Pay will be the force making mobile payments mainstream. 10 Great iOS 8 Features. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Apple is late to mobile payments. Other companies have ...
Apple Pay brings mixed reactions from retailersMind Of The Geek
5 Steps to Drive Adoption of Mobile Payment AppsMediaPost Communications
A Target executive downplays the potential of Apple PayInternetRetailer.com
Bloomberg -Forbes -The Next Digit
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Microsoft looks to poach Salesforce.com customers with aggressive pricing - PCWorld

October 8, 2014 - 9:10am

InfoWorld

Microsoft looks to poach Salesforce.com customers with aggressive pricing
PCWorld
Microsoft has created an aggressively priced CRM Online product bundle that includes both Office 365 and its Power BI tool, in a bid to steal customers away from rival Salesforce.com. The new Sales Productivity package is being offered temporarily for ...
Microsoft launches new sales productivity bundle for $65 per user per monthZDNet
Microsoft Dynamics CRM redefines sales productivity for businesses todayMarketWatch
Size up Office 365 in Microsoft Office 2013 comparisonTechTarget
Jutia Group -Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release) -InfoWorld
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Survey: Teens Prefer Apple Inc. iPhone Over iWatch - PFhub

October 8, 2014 - 8:56am

PFhub

Survey: Teens Prefer Apple Inc. iPhone Over iWatch
PFhub
Teenagers just want an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone, says a new survey that analyzed young people's choices among the top consumer electronics brands as well as other consumer names. Most teens own an iPhone, and most expect an iPhone to be ...
Teens Are Abandoning Facebook, According To A New SurveyBusiness Insider
Apple Watch Holds Modest Appeal for Core DemographicWireless Week
How Apple's iPhone 6 Has Customers Paying MoreMotley Fool
Thanh Nien Daily
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Why Tesla Has Been So Successful When Other Clean Energy Companies ... - TheStreet.com

October 8, 2014 - 8:22am

TheStreet.com

Why Tesla Has Been So Successful When Other Clean Energy Companies ...
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Tesla Motors (TSLA) has had an extraordinary run in recent years, but Silicon Valley legend Peter Thiel believes that the secret to Tesla's success lies in its know-how, its charismatic co-founder and a little bit of luck. Thiel, who ...
Tesla Motors Research Coverage Started at Tigress Financial (TSLA)sleekmoney
Tesla Makes Official Statement On New FeaturesGas 2.0
What Tesla Needs to Fix Before It Gives Us a New Model SWired
WKRB News -StreetInsider.com (subscription) -Transport Evolved
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GRID Autosport getting Oculus Rift support - Videogamer.com

October 8, 2014 - 8:18am

Videogamer.com

GRID Autosport getting Oculus Rift support
Videogamer.com
The PC version of GRID Autosport will receive Oculus Rift support via an upcoming patch due later this week, Codemasters has announced. In a post on the Codemasters Blog, the developer highlights that the update is "experimental", and notes that tinkering ...

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Symantec reportedly eyes splitting into two - CNET

October 8, 2014 - 8:08am

CNET

Symantec reportedly eyes splitting into two
CNET
The company is allegedly pondering a separation, with one company devoted to security and another focused on storage, reports Bloomberg. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; 9 October 2014, 12:06 am AEDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.

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