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Sprint's 'Street Fighter' CEO Readies Price Plans, Chairman Says - Bloomberg

August 8, 2014 - 1:39pm

Bloomberg

Sprint's 'Street Fighter' CEO Readies Price Plans, Chairman Says
Bloomberg
Sprint Corp.'s new leader, Marcelo Claure, is a “street fighter” who is already studying new pricing plans to make the ailing U.S. wireless company more competitive, Chairman Masayoshi Son said. “Marcelo is just like a street fighter. His face is like a bandit.
How Claure can fix Sprint as it battles T-MobileComputerworld
SoftBank's Son predicts rising U.S. price competition, calls Claure a 'street fighter'FierceWireless
SoftBank profit slides amid fewer new subscribersPCWorld
CNBC -TheCelebrityCafe.com -Android Headlines - Android News
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FCC chairman downplays net neutrality differences with Obama - PCWorld

August 8, 2014 - 1:37pm

Reuters

FCC chairman downplays net neutrality differences with Obama
PCWorld
The U.S. Federal Communications Commission chairman's view of net neutrality rules and President Barack Obama's are not as different as some reports this week have suggested, the chairman said Friday. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, a Democrat ...
After Verizon, US FCC quizzing other carriers on data managementReuters
FCC Chairman Still Concerned About Verizon's Data ThrottlingWall Street Journal
FCC to Verizon: 'All the kids do it' is no excuse for throttling unlimited dataWashington Post (blog)
The Consumerist -The Hill
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Russia bans anonymous wifi - ZDNet

August 8, 2014 - 1:25pm

The Moscow Times

Russia bans anonymous wifi
ZDNet
According to the state-owned news agency ITAR-TASS, the government of Russia has banned anonymous access to Wi-Fi. What's Hot on ZDNet. Microsoft to drop support for older versions of Internet Explorer · Why I switched from Outlook to Gmail ...
Russia demands Internet users show ID to access public Wi-FiToronto Sun
Fear and Loathing Over Russia's Anonymous Wi-Fi BanWall Street Journal (blog)
Putin Makes Russia's Top Blogger Ban Anonymous Internet AccessBusinessweek

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Yahoo CISO: End-to-end Mail encryption by 2015 - ZDNet

August 8, 2014 - 12:41pm

ZDNet

Yahoo CISO: End-to-end Mail encryption by 2015
ZDNet
Today at Black Hat USA 2014, Yahoo's CISO announced in a presentation that consumers will be seeing end-to-end encryption in its Mail product by 2015. Announcing a new PGP plugin that piggybacks off of Google's PGP plugin, Alex Stamos told the ...

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Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009 ... - Washington Post

August 8, 2014 - 12:06pm

Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009 ...
Washington Post
Last fall, South Korean automaker Hyundai recalled Genesis vehicles from the 2009-2012 model years. Unfortunately for Hyundai, the recall was long overdue, and now the company has been hit with a $17.35 million fine from the National Highway Traffic ...

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Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - The News Wheel

August 8, 2014 - 11:25am

Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
The News Wheel
In the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Mr. Leno checks out the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. It was never a matter of if Leno would do an episode on the Hellcat, but just when. As he states near the beginning of the video, he's a huge ...

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Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat - The News Wheel

August 8, 2014 - 11:25am

Dallas Morning News

Jay Leno Meets the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat
The News Wheel
In the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Mr. Leno checks out the all-new 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat. It was never a matter of if Leno would do an episode on the Hellcat, but just when. As he states near the beginning of the video, he's a huge ...
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat first-driveSlashGear
Dodge may unveil a Hellcat Charger at Detroit Dream CruiseDallas Morning News (blog)
The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Could Debut Next WednesdayTorque News

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Russia demands Internet users show ID to access public Wifi - Reuters UK

August 8, 2014 - 11:14am

Russia demands Internet users show ID to access public Wifi
Reuters UK
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia further tightened its control of the Internet on Friday, requiring people using public Wifi hotspots provide identification, a policy that prompted anger from bloggers and confusion among telecom operators on how it would work.

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Facebook Malware: Protect Your Profile - InformationWeek

August 8, 2014 - 11:10am

IBNLive

Facebook Malware: Protect Your Profile
InformationWeek
Malicious "Color Change" app has resurfaced on Facebook, compromising thousands of profiles. Here's what to do if you're infected. One of Facebook's oldest scams has resurfaced, this time infecting more than 10,000 people around the world, according to ...
WARNING: Facebook Color Changer App Will Only Turn Victims Bright RedAllFacebook
Are Facebook's privacy requests for its Messenger app as creepy as they seem?Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)
It's just a scam: No, you can't change your Facebook profile page colourFirstpost
Business Standard -Mashable -Market Realist
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Who are those distracted teen drivers calling and texting? Often, mom or dad - CBS News

August 8, 2014 - 10:27am

CBS News

Who are those distracted teen drivers calling and texting? Often, mom or dad
CBS News
Up to half of teens talking on cellphones while driving are speaking with their mother or father, according to new research. "A lot of parents aren't really aware of how important it is to be a good role model and how dangerous it is for their teen to answer a ...
Parents Drive Kids To DistractionWFMY News 2
Are parents to blame for their teenagers' car accidents?KGNS.tv
Parents drive kids to distraction, really, they doWVEC.com
University Herald
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UPDATE 1-VW expands Chrysler-built minivan recall over ignition switches - Reuters

August 8, 2014 - 10:08am

euronews

UPDATE 1-VW expands Chrysler-built minivan recall over ignition switches
Reuters
(Adds number of vehicles affected in Canada, VW comments). DETROIT Aug 8 (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG is more than doubling a three-year-old recall of its Chrysler-built Routan minivans that have ignition switches that can be knocked into the accessory ...
VW Expands Minivan Recall Because of Faulty Ignition SwitchesNBCNews.com
Volkswagen Expands Recall Over Ignition Switch ProblemsTIME
VW expands minivan recall over ignition switchesCNBC
Autoblog (blog) -Yahoo Finance UK -Cars.com News (blog)
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Which State Has the Fastest Internet Speed? - ABC News

August 8, 2014 - 10:03am

ABC News

Which State Has the Fastest Internet Speed?
ABC News
Virginia is for lovers ... of high speed Internet. The southern state boasts the fastest connection in the United States, according to Broadview Networks. Rounding out the top five are Delaware, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington D.C.. Google Project ...
Map Shows Poor Internet Speeds Across The U.S.Opposing Views
Map of the Day: Average Broadband SpeedsBacon's Rebellion
One Absurd Statistic Shows Just How Bad Hollywood's Latino Problem IsMic
MarketWatch (blog) -CNET -Washington Post (blog)
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China detains man for spreading panic on WeChat: state media - Reuters UK

August 8, 2014 - 8:28am

China detains man for spreading panic on WeChat: state media
Reuters UK
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have detained someone for the first time for spreading panic on mobile messaging app WeChat, state media said on Friday, hours after China imposed new rules on instant messaging tools. The move is part of a ...

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All-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt prepares for world debut in Detroit - Auto123

August 8, 2014 - 8:27am

All-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt prepares for world debut in Detroit
Auto123
Chevrolet will use the North American International Auto Show in Detroit early next year to unveil the all-new 2016 Volt. No technical specs have been released at the moment. The current car offers an all-electric range of 61 kilometres. “Volt is the perfect ...

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Hands On: Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop - PC Magazine

August 8, 2014 - 8:01am

SlashGear

Hands On: Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop
PC Magazine
Back in the day, gaming notebooks had thick bodies so they could be crammed with extra components like discrete graphics and to help with cooling those extra processors. But cooler, power-sipping processors and the recent demise of the optical drive now ...
Hands-on: New Alienware 13 is Alienware's thinnest gaming laptop yetPCWorld (blog)
The Alienware 13 is the smallest and lightest gaming laptop in Dell's lineupEngadget
Alienware Cuts the Chunk With New Gaming Laptop RangeIGN
SlashGear -Forbes -Liliputing
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Google revises Internet search formula to prod other websites to strengthen their ... - Fox News

August 8, 2014 - 7:26am

Fox News

Google revises Internet search formula to prod other websites to strengthen their ...
Fox News
SAN FRANCISCO – Google is wielding the power of its dominant Internet search engine to push more websites into protecting the people using their services. The move, announced late Wednesday, involves a change in Google's closely guarded formula for ...

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Hyundai to Pay $17 Million Fine - KRIS Corpus Christi News

August 8, 2014 - 5:04am

Hyundai to Pay $17 Million Fine
KRIS Corpus Christi News
WASHINGTON - Hyundai will pay a large fine for not disclosing a defect in a timely manner. The automaker's Genesis models from 2009 through 2012 had a brake defect that could've increased the risk of a crash and led to a recall. According to the National ...

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Mercedes S-Class Helps July Sales Beat Gains at Audi, BMW - Bloomberg

August 8, 2014 - 4:05am

Bloomberg

Mercedes S-Class Helps July Sales Beat Gains at Audi, BMW
Bloomberg
Mercedes-Benz's compact lineup and flagship S-Class sedan helped the third-ranked maker of premium cars beat sales growth last month at Audi AG and BMW, the larger German competitors that it's striving to overtake by 2020. July deliveries at Mercedes, ...
BMW Cuts Spare-Parts Prices in ChinaWall Street Journal
UPDATE 1-BMW cuts auto part prices in China amid anti-monopoly probeReuters
An S-Class for CEOs and politiciansIndependent Online
Businessweek -ABC Online
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China queries Toyota's Lexus as part of industry probe - execs - Reuters

August 8, 2014 - 1:20am

China queries Toyota's Lexus as part of industry probe - execs
Reuters
SHANGHAI Aug 8 (Reuters) - Executives at Toyota Motor Corp said the Chinese government is taking an "initial" look into the auto parts policies of its premium brand Lexus as regulators conduct probes into possible monopoly behaviour across the industry.
Lexus Plans LFA Successor in Supercar ReincarnationBusinessweek
Toyota says Chinese regulators looking at LexusSFGate

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Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems -WSJ - Reuters

August 7, 2014 - 8:21pm

Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems -WSJ
Reuters
Aug 7 (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes as large ...

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