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Windows Phone 8.1, are we there yet? - ZDNet

April 22, 2014 - 6:22am

Windows Phone 8.1, are we there yet?
ZDNet
After a week of using the Windows Phone 8.1 Developer Preview on my Nokia Lumia 1520, I feel it's a brand new phone. The action center, updated calendar, faster browser (Internet Explorer 11), Sense features, and tweaks to the start screen solidify ...

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Could the Internet of Things create an explosion in software license costs? - ITProPortal

April 22, 2014 - 6:03am

ITProPortal

Could the Internet of Things create an explosion in software license costs?
ITProPortal
Software license management is already highly complex and potentially about to get even more so, as the Internet of Things (IoT) starts to take hold. The concept behind IoT is not particularly new and been around in various forms since 1991. It is based ...
Internet of Things is Not about Refrigerators [VIDEO]EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet
Internet of Things brings significant security risksBusiness Cloud News
How to Mine Gold from the Internet of ThingsCMSWire
Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (press release) -Computerworld Australia
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Google Hangouts for Android merges conversations - IDG News Service

April 22, 2014 - 3:50am

Google Hangouts for Android merges conversations
IDG News Service
The new Android version of Google communication tool Hangouts will allow users to merge SMS and Hangout conversations. Latest news from Mobile · Google Hangouts for Android merges conversations (22.04.2014 kl 08:27); Plug me in if you want to save: ...

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LG's G Watch is to Be Water and Dustproof; to Come in 'Champagne Gold' Color - Android Headlines - Android News

April 22, 2014 - 3:12am

IBNLive

LG's G Watch is to Be Water and Dustproof; to Come in 'Champagne Gold' Color
Android Headlines - Android News
When Android Wear was announced by Google back during SXSW, two partners came out and told the world that they were preparing watches running the new software, LG and Motorola. While Motorola was a little more vocal on their upcoming Moto 36o, ...
LG G Watch will come in gold and rock an always-on displayTechRadar UK
LG's Android Wear G Watch to have an always-on screen, will be water and dust ...IBNLive
LG's upcoming G Watch detailed with new specs and imagesEngadget
AndroidOS.in -androidandme.com
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Mailbox iOS app updated to version 2.0 with Auto-Swipe and Dropbox sync - The Next Digit

April 22, 2014 - 1:46am

The Next Digit

Mailbox iOS app updated to version 2.0 with Auto-Swipe and Dropbox sync
The Next Digit
Dropbox has just updated its Mailbox email app to version 2.0 with Auto-swipe, an automated common actions such as swipes and snoozes. The updated application is now available for iOS devices, while the Android version of the app is still in version ...
Mailbox 2.0 for iOS Brings Auto-Swipe to Clean Up Your InboxGotta Be Mobile
Mailbox Brings Latest Features To Its iOS AppTechCrunch
Mailbox 2.0 Arrives With Auto-Swipe And More Dropbox IntegrationAppAdvice
The Verge -Ubergizmo -Cult of Mac
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Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide - PCWorld

April 22, 2014 - 1:37am

SFGate

Apple offers free recycling of its products worldwide
PCWorld
Apple is offering to recycle its products for free worldwide, and has included even third-party products like mobile phones and PCs in the program in some countries. The company said on its redesigned environmental responsibility page that Apple retail ...
On Earth Day, Apple announces free recycling of all used productsIBNLive
Apple confirms free recycling for all productsiTWire

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Reveals Company Vision in New Video - WPRO

April 22, 2014 - 1:33am

The Mac Observer

Apple CEO Tim Cook Reveals Company Vision in New Video
WPRO
(PALO ALTO, Calif.) -- Apple released a new ad Monday, highlighting a focus on the environment and the conservation of resources. The video, shot on location at Apple facilities, leads the company website's homepage and hints at chief executive officer Tim ...
Apple Now Recycles Any Product You Give Back (and Gives You Credit)Gizmodo
Tim Cook: 'We want to leave the world better than we found it', Apple offers free ...Pocket-lint.com
Tim Cook's Apple Getting GreenerWKRG-TV
CNET -Los Angeles Times
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Espionage hacking grows, with more from east Europe: Verizon study - Reuters

April 21, 2014 - 11:36pm

Computerworld Australia

Espionage hacking grows, with more from east Europe: Verizon study
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Hacking for espionage purposes is sharply increasing, with groups or national governments from Eastern Europe playing a growing role, according to one of the most comprehensive annual studies of computer intrusions.
Web apps and point-of-sale were leading hacker targets in 2013, says VerizonPCWorld
New Report Investigates CybercrimeConnected World Magazine
Revamped Verizon security report to help funnel funds into the right holesSydney Morning Herald
CSO Magazine -Dark Reading -Re/code
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Netflix Calls Out AT&T for Subpar Streaming Performance - Bloomberg

April 21, 2014 - 11:04pm

Politico

Netflix Calls Out AT&T for Subpar Streaming Performance
Bloomberg
Netflix Inc. (NFLX), stepping up its criticism of Internet service providers, called out AT&T Inc. (T) for offering video-streaming speeds that trail even those of phone companies with inferior technology. AT&T, the biggest landline phone company in the U.S., ...
Netflix lays out opposition to Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger in shareholder ...Washington Post
Netflix comes out against the Comcast-TWC merger, says it will hurt the open ...VentureBeat
Netflix gloves come off against Comcast-Time Warner Cable mergerReuters
Register -USA TODAY -Politico
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Netflix Calls Out AT&T for Subpar Streaming Performance - Bloomberg

April 21, 2014 - 11:04pm

Politico

Netflix Calls Out AT&T for Subpar Streaming Performance
Bloomberg
Netflix Inc. (NFLX), stepping up its criticism of Internet service providers, called out AT&T Inc. (T) for offering video-streaming speeds that trail even those of phone companies with inferior technology. AT&T, the biggest landline phone company in the U.S., ...
Netflix gloves come off against Comcast-Time Warner Cable mergerReuters
Netflix speaks out against Comcast–Time Warner megadealRegister
Netflix opposes Comcast dealPolitico
Broadcasting & Cable -TheWrap
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Companies Built on Sharing Balk When It Comes to Regulators - New York Times

April 21, 2014 - 8:58pm

Wall Street Journal

Companies Built on Sharing Balk When It Comes to Regulators
New York Times
Brian Chesky, chief executive of Airbnb, says that existing laws don't pertain to his company, which facilitates short-term rentals. Credit Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Airbnb. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading ...
Airbnb wipes 2000 NY listings before court hearingCNET
60% of Airbnb rentals illegal, NY attorney general saysSFGate
Airbnb pulls over 2000 sketchy New York City rental listingsEngadget
Wall Street Journal -TechCrunch -Bloomberg
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Google's Nest thermostat listed briefly in Play Store - Android Community

April 21, 2014 - 6:25pm

Android Community

Google's Nest thermostat listed briefly in Play Store
Android Community
Google's Play Store briefly listed the Nest thermostat today, quickly pulling it down before anyone had the chance to order. In the wake of Google's Nest purchase, many expected the device to be sold via Google's online portal. Did Google just jump the gun, ...
Nest thermostat Google Play listing appears, then pulledSlashGear
Nest's Learning Thermostat may be headed to Google PlayEngadget
Nest's Learning Thermostat Could Be The Next Major Product To Hit Google's ...Business Insider
Droid Life
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Samsung Argues that Apple Should Get $38.4 million, Not $2 Billion - The Mac Observer

April 21, 2014 - 6:17pm

New York Times

Samsung Argues that Apple Should Get $38.4 million, Not $2 Billion
The Mac Observer
Apple v. Samsung An expert witness testifying for Samsung told jurors on Monday that even if Samsung infringed on five Apple patents, the most—the absolute most—Apple would be entitled to would be US$38.4 million dollars, not the $2 billion Apple wants.
Samsung Says $2 Billion for Apple Patents 57 Times Too Much (1)Businessweek
Samsung And Apple Expert Witnesses Have Six Figure IncomesAndroid Headlines - Android News
Focus Turns to Samsung's Patents at TrialNew York Times (blog)
Vallejo Times-Herald -Mac Rumors
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Google Hangouts update finally merges SMS and IM conversations on Android - TechRadar UK

April 21, 2014 - 5:02pm

The Droid Guy

Google Hangouts update finally merges SMS and IM conversations on Android
TechRadar UK
Google Hangouts and Google Talk before it were once the poor man's iMessages, but a steady number of tweaks have put the Android app on par with Apple's all-in-one service. The latest update, Hangouts 2.1, finally brings together SMS and Hangout ...
Google's Hangouts for Android app now merges text and chat messagesPocket-lint.com
Google Hangouts for Android update merges IMs and SMS, adds widgetMobileSyrup.com
Hangouts 2.1 app update adds widget and improves SMS experienceAndroid Community
The Verge -The Droid Guy -Android Headlines - Android News
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Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet hitting Sony Stores sooner rather than later - TechRadar UK

April 21, 2014 - 4:45pm

PhoneDog

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet hitting Sony Stores sooner rather than later
TechRadar UK
Sony fans hankering for a tablet they can use in the bath won't be waiting much longer, as the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet is about to arrive. The 10.1-inch waterproof Xperia Z2 hits Sony Stores May 4 and is available for pre-order now online, at $499.99 for the ...
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Available for Pre-Order, Lands in Sony Stores May 4thIntoMobile
Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review: Hardware Triumph, Software FacepalmGizmodo
Sony Is Now Accepting Pre-Orders For The Xperia Tablet Z2 Which Launches ...Android Headlines - Android News

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More Households Ditching Cable, Satellite TV - ABC News

April 21, 2014 - 3:50pm

ABC News

More Households Ditching Cable, Satellite TV
ABC News
More people are cutting the cord. The ranks of Americans who no longer get cable or satellite TV have increased 44 percent in the past four years to 7.6 million households, according to a new report by Experian Marketing Services. Approximately 18.1 ...
Maybe TV Networks Themselves Will Be The Biggest Cord-CuttersMediaPost Communications
Is 'cord-cutting' happening faster than we thought?Lost Remote
More People Are Cutting The Cord On CableBenzinga
FierceEnterpriseCommunications -Telecompaper (subscription) -Tubefilter
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Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed? - Sci-Tech Today

April 21, 2014 - 2:11pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Where Do Web Sites Stand, Post-Heartbleed?
Sci-Tech Today
A scan of the top 1 million Web sites found that none of the top 1,000 sites were vulnerable to the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, and only 0.53 percent of the top 10,000, 1.5 percent of the top 100,0000 and 2 percent of the top 1 million were vulnerable, according ...
Heartbleed: Most of the Web's top sites now immune to bug, firm saysLos Angeles Times
Most Americans Haven't Even Checked To See If They Were Affected By ...Huffington Post
We probably can't prevent the next Heartbleed. But that's OK.FedScoop
Re/code -BankInfoSecurity.com (blog)
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Google Glass adding SMS for iPhone and new Calendar app - Mobile Burn

April 21, 2014 - 2:08pm

IBNLive

Google Glass adding SMS for iPhone and new Calendar app
Mobile Burn
Google Glass users who pair their wearable tech to an iPhone will soon gain the ability to check their text messages through Glass. An update to Glass will make it possible to read SMS notifications once paired to an iPhone. However, replies will not be ...
Why Google Glass is Bound to FailDesign & Trend
Google Glass Adds Limited SMS Support For iPhone, Gets Calendar AppTechCrunch
Google Glass Calendar Glassware arriving this week [Update]Android Community
SlashGear -Macworld UK -Forbes
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See the bridge of the USS Voyager with an Oculus Rift - Engadget

April 21, 2014 - 1:57pm

Gamenguide

See the bridge of the USS Voyager with an Oculus Rift
Engadget
Now that Unreal Engine 4 supports Oculus Rift, any virtual environment built with the platform can easily be pushed right over to the VR headset. Naturally, there's a Star Trek fan using every bit of bleeding-edge technology, so it's no surprise to see that a fan ...
Oculus Rift Gives You A Taste Of The USS Voyager BridgeUbergizmo
Star Trek on Oculus Rift: Voyager Demo Lets You Explore the Iconic Bridge With ...Gamenguide
Explore the bridge of 'Star Trek: Voyager' through Oculus RiftThe Verge

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Loch Ness Monster Not Found In Apple Maps - TechCrunch

April 21, 2014 - 1:10pm

Slate Magazine

Loch Ness Monster Not Found In Apple Maps
TechCrunch
Seriously, people. The internet is officially freaking out about an odd image spotted on Apple Maps, which some are claiming is “proof” of the Loch Ness monster's existence. By “some,” of course, I mean amateur Loch Ness Monster enthusiasts, whose Fan ...
Has the Loch Ness Monster been spotted on Apple Maps?Fox News
Vindication for Apple Maps (AAPL) Unlikely Following Alleged Loch Ness SightingEquities.com
That Fishy Image On Apple Maps Is Not The Loch Ness MonsterForbes
TheCelebrityCafe.com -Southern Fried Science -Slate Magazine (blog)
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