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Hulking Amazon locker in San Francisco is a mystery - PCWorld

May 15, 2014 - 8:07pm

SlashGear

Hulking Amazon locker in San Francisco is a mystery
PCWorld
Is Amazon getting ready to unleash a fleet of drones upon San Francisco, dropping Kindles from the sky? Or a self-driving car that can deliver the latest best-seller? On Thursday, a huge orange locker was spotted in downtown San Francisco, in front of the ...
Amazon leaves mysterious giant orange locker in downtown SFCNET
Amazon mystery locker appears, event teasedSlashGear
Mysterious Giant Amazon Locker Appears In San FranciscoUbergizmo
The Verge -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Pay for Google Play stuff with PayPal around the world - CNET

May 15, 2014 - 7:28pm

Pay for Google Play stuff with PayPal around the world
CNET
Available in a dozen countries, PayPal can now be used to purchase content through Google's virtual storefront. by Scott Webster · @swebster77; May 15, 2014 12:18 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.

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Latest Oculus Rift Idea: The Matrix, But For Chickens - socalTech.com

May 15, 2014 - 5:33pm

Daily Mail

Latest Oculus Rift Idea: The Matrix, But For Chickens
socalTech.com
Irvine-based Oculus VR, the virtual reality technology developer which was just picked up by Facebook for $2 billion--has a lot of developers with great virtual reality game and simulation ideas and software in the works. However, the latest idea to make the ...
Man Wants Oculus Rift for ChickensIGN
Virtual reality for chickens would simulate a blissful free-range lifeThe Verge
One Man's Insane Plan to Make Oculus Rifts for ChickensGizmodo
Perth Now -Daily Mail
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Development kits make it easier for the do-it-yourself crowd - Computerworld

May 15, 2014 - 4:23pm

Ars Technica

Development kits make it easier for the do-it-yourself crowd
Computerworld
IDG News Service - Two new development kits that require Arduino programming skills could make it easier for do-it-yourselfers to build electronics and wearable devices. The LittleBits Arduino at Heart starter kit and Atmel's Zero board are being shown at the ...
Arduino gets bigger—and smaller—at Maker FaireArs Technica
LittleBits' Arduino Starter Bundle Connects Electronics to the WorldLifehacker
LittleBits Grows Up With New Arduino ModuleTechCrunch

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Here's the World's Fastest Texter - Boston.com

May 15, 2014 - 4:17pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Here's the World's Fastest Texter
Boston.com
The Guinness Book of World Records has recognized a 16-year-old from Brazil as the world's fastest texter. From CNN: Marcel Fernandes typed a 25-word pre-selected paragraph into his touchscreen phone in 18.19 seconds, just enough to break the record ...
What It's Like To Text With The World's Fastest Texting TeenBuzzFeed
Teen breaks record for fastest textKSPR
New fast texting world record holder is, gosh, a teenCNET

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10.9.3 Restores Local Contact and Calendar Sync, Improves 4K Support - TidBITS

May 15, 2014 - 3:19pm

Tapscape

10.9.3 Restores Local Contact and Calendar Sync, Improves 4K Support
TidBITS
Apple has released OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Update, which brings a pixel-doubled Retina mode to external 4K displays connected to compatible Macs and restores contact and calendar syncing between Mac and iOS devices in iTunes (for full details, read ...
Hands-on: Improved 4K display support in OS X 10.9.3Macworld

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Foursquare publishes Swarm for public consumption, gives preview of new ... - ByteNow

May 15, 2014 - 3:09pm

ByteNow

Foursquare publishes Swarm for public consumption, gives preview of new ...
ByteNow
Foursquare Thursday finally unveiled its latest project, Swarm, to the public. With Swarm, the company is splitting off its famed “check-in” service from its growing local discovery and recommendation system. Swarm now focuses solely on checking into places ...

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Google taking PayPal on its Play store because it has to - ZDNet

May 15, 2014 - 2:40pm

The Droid Guy

Google taking PayPal on its Play store because it has to
ZDNet
googleplaypaypal Google Play: Accepting PayPal because it has to. Google said it would start taking PayPal for Google Play purchases in 12 countries and the move likely made management squirm a bit. eBay's PayPal and Google are competing---along ...
Pay for Google Play stuff with PayPal around the worldCNET
Now you can use PayPal to buy apps on Google PlayVentureBeat
Google Play Introduces PayPal SupportReadWrite
GigaOM -androidandme.com -TechCrunch
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Cisco CEO: U.S. Should Reform Surveillance Rules - InformationWeek

May 15, 2014 - 2:30pm

TechnologyTell

Cisco CEO: U.S. Should Reform Surveillance Rules
InformationWeek
Cisco CEO John Chambers says his company does not enable NSA spying, and that the U.S. government must establish proper policies. Internet Of Things: 8 Cost-Cutting Ideas For Government. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Cisco faces new ...
Greenwald Book Reveals Photos of NSA Spy FactoryValueWalk
Cisco Systems gear reportedly bugged by NSASiliconBeat
Look At The NSA Implanting Backdoors Into Intercepted ElectronicsGizmodo Australia
TechCrunch -TechnologyTell -Businessinsider India
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Is Adding Live Video Mobli's Last Throw Of The Photo App Dice? - TechCrunch

May 15, 2014 - 1:59pm

Is Adding Live Video Mobli's Last Throw Of The Photo App Dice?
TechCrunch
Mobli, the social-mobile photo and video-sharing app which competes with Instagram and the like, has a major update out today that adds one, single important new feature: live broadcast streaming. The question is, will this be enough to attract the attention ...
Broadcast live video from your smartphoneCNNMoney

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Broadcast live video from your smartphone - CNNMoney

May 15, 2014 - 1:28pm

Broadcast live video from your smartphone
CNNMoney
Live broadcasting once required cameras, cables and satellite trucks. Today, just a smartphone will do. Mobli, an Israeli company with a $60-million dollar investment from billionaire Carlos Slim, updated their app Thursday to allow users to stream live video ...

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Far Cry 4 announced ahead of E3, coming in November - PCWorld (blog)

May 15, 2014 - 11:51am

Far Cry 4 announced ahead of E3, coming in November
PCWorld (blog)
I think we need to seriously consider whether E3 is important anymore when an announcement of this caliber is dropped mere weeks before the industry heads to Los Angeles: Ubisoft is working on Far Cry 4. Furthermore, you won't have to wait long to play: ...

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Hortonworks' Hadoop Security Buy - InformationWeek

May 15, 2014 - 11:48am

CIO

Hortonworks' Hadoop Security Buy
InformationWeek
Hortonworks acquires startup XA Secure and will bring its Hadoop access, authorization, and audit policy layer into open-source. 10 Hadoop Hardware Leaders. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Hortonworks announced Thursday that it has ...
Hortonworks Buys Big Data Security Specialist, Will Donate IP to ApacheCIO Magazine

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Far Cry 4, Tom Clancy's The Division to be shown at Ubisoft's E3 media briefing - GameZone

May 15, 2014 - 11:45am

GameZone

Far Cry 4, Tom Clancy's The Division to be shown at Ubisoft's E3 media briefing
GameZone
Though it could probably be assumed, Ubisoft and its studios have confirmed that Far Cry 4 and Tom Clancy's The Division will both be shown during the company's E3 media briefing next month. Fans tuning into the media briefing will get an exclusive first ...
Far Cry 4 announced: is set in the Himalayas, will be out this NovemberPC Gamer Magazine
Far Cry 4 confirmed by Ubisoft, coming November 18Joystiq
Far Cry 4 coming this NovemberAttack of the Fanboy
Metro -IGN -HITC
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5 Reasons Google Glass Isn't Worth $1500 - CruxialCIO

May 15, 2014 - 11:40am

CruxialCIO

5 Reasons Google Glass Isn't Worth $1500
CruxialCIO
This week, Google announced it would begin selling Google Glass wearable devices to the general public. Although the device debuted in 2012, Google has limited the number of units available for interested buyers—until now. But just because you can buy ...
Google Glass headsets now available to all for purchaseInvestor's Business Daily
Google Glass Goes MainstreamFOX10 News - Mobile

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UCI Med Students Get Google Glass - Orange County Business Journal

May 15, 2014 - 11:31am

UCI Med Students Get Google Glass
Orange County Business Journal
The University of California-Irvine School of Medicine said it is integrating Google Glass into its four-year curriculum, becoming the first in the nation to do so. “I believe digital technology will let us bring a more impactful and relevant clinical learning ...

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Meet Skylock, The Solar-Powered Smart Bike Lock From Velo Labs - TechCrunch

May 15, 2014 - 11:07am

NPR

Meet Skylock, The Solar-Powered Smart Bike Lock From Velo Labs
TechCrunch
In a world in which all formerly dumb objects are currently being outfitted with microprocessors, accelerometers, and wireless transmitters, it seems it was only a matter of time before someone decided to introduce a smart lock designed to keep your bike from ...
Skylock smart bike lock adds keyless-entry to your cycleSlashGear
This Bluetooth U-Lock Brings Keyless Entry to Your BikeWired
Skylock is a keyless, solar-powered bike lock that just launched a crowdfunding ...The Verge
Gizmodo -Co.Exist -Cult of Mac
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Foursquare Releases New Swarm App for iPhone - iClarified

May 15, 2014 - 10:59am

Foursquare Releases New Swarm App for iPhone
iClarified
Foursquare has released Swarm, a new app for iPhone that lets you keep up and meet up with your friends. With Swarm, you can easily see who's out nearby and who wants to hang out later. Features: - Want to meet up with friends? Quickly open up the app ...

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Text Messaging 911 Takes Effect: What You Need to Know - ABC News

May 15, 2014 - 10:34am

ABC News

Text Messaging 911 Takes Effect: What You Need to Know
ABC News
Beginning today, the four major wireless carriers in the United States began voluntarily offering text-to-911 capability as an alternative to placing a voice call. While the carriers are making the service available, it doesn't necessarily mean a 911 text message ...
People Can Now Text 911 for HelpNBCNews.com
As of today many iPhone users can text 911 in an emergencytuaw.com
You Can Now Text 9-1-1 in Case of EmergencyMashable
The Droid Guy -SFGate
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Flappy Bird returning in August with multiplayer, will be "less addictive" - GameSpot

May 15, 2014 - 10:21am

Flappy Bird returning in August with multiplayer, will be "less addictive"
GameSpot
Creator Dong Nguyen also says he's working on "a lot of games" for the future. eddienoteddy. by Eddie Makuch on May 15, 2014. 16 Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1. Flappy Bird is coming back. Creator Dong Nguyen told CNBC's Kelly Evans (via Kotaku) ...

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