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T-Mobile execs on how they can afford to ... - CNET

January 8, 2014 - 7:20pm

Washington Post

T-Mobile execs on how they can afford to ...
CNET
In an interview with CNET, the executives dish on their ETF buyout plan and the push for faster WideBand LTE, and they continue to dump on Sprint. Roger Cheng. by Roger Cheng January 8, 2014 4:47 PM PST Follow @RogerWCheng. T-Mobile Uncarrier.
T-Mobile offers up to $650 credits for rivals' customersSiliconANGLE (blog)
T-Mobile reveals Uncarrier 4.0, offering to pay your ETF if you switchandroidandme.com
LTE network growing fast, A-block spectrum rolling out later this yearTmoNews
The Deal Pipeline -TechRadar UK -Channel Partners
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With i3 electric car, BMW wants you to consider public transit - CNET

January 8, 2014 - 7:06pm

Motorward

With i3 electric car, BMW wants you to consider public transit
CNET
Traditional navigation tells you how to drive to a destination, but the navigation in the BMW i3 will give options for mixing public transportation into your journey. Wayne Cunningham. by Wayne Cunningham January 8, 2014 5:00 PM PST Follow @way4ne.
CES 2014: BMW shows off 'drifting' self-drive carsBBC News
CES 2014: New BMW system drives car in emergenciesUSA TODAY
BMW Builds a Self-Driving Car — That DriftsWired
Digital Trends -AutoWeek -The Periscope Post
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FLIR's New iPhone Attachment Detects Heat Signatures from 330 Feet Away - Maclife

January 8, 2014 - 6:31pm

FLIR's New iPhone Attachment Detects Heat Signatures from 330 Feet Away
Maclife
So it seems official--this year's CES in Las Vegas is all about showing us the different ways in which we can integrate iOS into our lives. The Crock-Pot mentioned yesterday was only the beginning. Now Haier is telling us about Made-for-iPhone air ...

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Kickstarter's year in review: 3M people pledge $480M - CNET

January 8, 2014 - 6:25pm

Washington Post

Kickstarter's year in review: 3M people pledge $480M
CNET
Thousands of projects came to fruition in 2013, from the resurrection of the Veronica Mars TV show to the unboxing of the Pebble smartwatch to the successful flight of a human-powered helicopter. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. January 8, 2014 4:20 PM PST.
3M backers pledged $480 M on Kickstarter in 2013Washington Post
Kickstarter ends 2013 with $480 million in funding, proof that dreams came trueEngadget
Kickstarter's 2013 Saw 3M Crowdfunders Pledge $480M, 19.9K Successfully ...TechCrunch
VentureBeat -TIME -Polygon
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CES 2014: Connected tech raises privacy fears - BBC News

January 8, 2014 - 5:16pm

BBC News

CES 2014: Connected tech raises privacy fears
BBC News
In the future, it might not just be your smartphone that leaks personal and private data, it might be your smart fridge too. So said experts gathered at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. They debated what happens to privacy and security as the ...
Cold Call: Samsung Looks to Connect Smartphones, FridgesWall Street Journal
CES 2014: Samsung, LG lead smart home push with connected appliancesLos Angeles Times
CES: Curved and connected technology to dominate 2014Telegraph.co.uk
BGR -TechRadar UK -TechnologyTell
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Samsung To Bring Its Breakthrough 105" Curved UHD TV and 85" Bendable ... - MarketWatch

January 8, 2014 - 3:23pm

Mirror.co.uk

Samsung To Bring Its Breakthrough 105" Curved UHD TV and 85" Bendable ...
MarketWatch
LAS VEGAS, Jan 08, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the leader in TV technology for 8 years, today announced it will bring its newly introduced 105" U9500 Curved Ultra High Definition (UHD) TV and 85" U9B Bendable UHD TV to ...
LG Announces First TV With Flexible Screen Using OLED TechnologyBloomberg
CES 2014: Samsung shows off its Bendable TVThe Statesman Online
LG bets on wearable devicesKorea Times
BusinessKorea
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Struggling BlackBerry Focuses On Government Market - InformationWeek

January 8, 2014 - 2:52pm

CNNMoney

Struggling BlackBerry Focuses On Government Market
InformationWeek
New Washington area security innovation center, announced at CES, is part of renewed focus on government customers, says CEO. While analysts and pundits have written off BlackBerry in the battle for consumer smartphones, the company's new CEO ...
BlackBerry CEO Chen has a plan to win back enterprise customersComputerworld
BlackBerry Returns to Keyboard Roots Under New CEOBloomberg
New BlackBerry CEO may have golden touchCNNMoney
ZDNet -San Francisco Chronicle -DailyFinance
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Microsoft succession focuses on internal candidates, including exec who briefly ... - In-Forum

January 8, 2014 - 1:38pm

Microsoft succession focuses on internal candidates, including exec who briefly ...
In-Forum
NEW YORK - Speculation over Microsoft Corp's succession plans refocused on internal choices on Wednesday, a day after the leading outside candidate, Ford Motor Co CEO Alan Mulally, took himself off the list of potential CEOs at the world's largest ...

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French Watchdog Fines Google Over User Data - Wall Street Journal

January 8, 2014 - 1:21pm

The Rude Baguette

French Watchdog Fines Google Over User Data
Wall Street Journal
PARIS—The French data-protection watchdog has slapped Google Inc. with a record €150,000 fine, alleging that the U.S. company's handling of user data violates French privacy laws. “The company does not sufficiently inform its users of the conditions in ...
Google Fined Maximum French Penalty for Privacy ViolationsBusinessweek
France fines Google $204000 over privacy policyWashington Post
Google tickled with TINY fine from French privacy watchdogRegister
Times-Standard
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Francesco: No official fix for Windows 8 error - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

January 8, 2014 - 1:05pm

Francesco: No official fix for Windows 8 error
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Question: We have a Dell laptop and and a Gateway desktop, both with Windows 8. When we get the Microsoft updates, we have a hard time restarting it and it removes the apps. I lost Office. Can I retrieve it somehow? We have been turning off the device ...

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LinkedIn Sues After Scraping Of User Data - InformationWeek

January 8, 2014 - 12:54pm

Financial Post

LinkedIn Sues After Scraping Of User Data
InformationWeek
LinkedIn wants Amazon to turn over names of people it says registered fake LinkedIn accounts to extract users' data. 7 Facebook Wishes For 2014. (Cick image for larger view and slideshow.) Professional social networking site LinkedIn has filed a lawsuit ...
LinkedIn Sues Unknown Hackers in an Attempt to Find Out Who They AreBusinessweek
LinkedIn Makes Federal Case Out of Fake AccountsWall Street Journal
Hackers create fake LinkedIn accountsSan Francisco Chronicle
InsideCounsel -The Trentonian -Courthouse News Service
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Why I Pulled Out Of The RSA Conference - InformationWeek

January 8, 2014 - 12:49pm

Washington Post

Why I Pulled Out Of The RSA Conference
InformationWeek
Dave Kearns can't abide RSA's reported dealings with the NSA or its suspect security practices. [EDITOR'S NOTE: The opinions expressed in this Commentary are those of the author and do not reflect the position of InformationWeek or its parent company, ...
Infosec experts boycott RSA conflab over alleged 'secret' NSA contractRegister
Speakers skip security company's conference after it lays down with NSADaily Caller
RSA Conference speakers begin to bail, thanks to NSACNET
Ars Technica -Business Insider -Nextgov
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Facebook buys Indian startup Little Eye Labs - CNET

January 8, 2014 - 11:47am

Facebook buys Indian startup Little Eye Labs
CNET
The startup, which builds optimization tools for Android developers, will work on improving the performance of social network's applications. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. January 8, 2014 9:42 AM PST. (Credit: Little Eye Labs). Facebook has acquired ...

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Confide, a Snapchat for the Corner Office - Businessweek

January 8, 2014 - 9:26am

Financial Post

Confide, a Snapchat for the Corner Office
Businessweek
Two-year-old Snapchat has achieved a multibillion-dollar valuation by creating a technology for disappearing selfies aimed at teenage users. Now companies are pitching similar apps that they say provide untraceable message delivery, except they're ...
Undeterred by Snapchat's snafus, upstart Confide punts self-destruct selfiesRegister
Confide: an app for execs who want sensitive messages to vanish Snapchat-styleGigaOM
Do Disappearing Messages Make Sense for Professionals?Mashable
IBNLive -San Francisco Chronicle
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Pebble vs. Google Glass: Why The New May Triumph Over The Radical - ReadWrite

January 8, 2014 - 8:07am

ReadWrite

Pebble vs. Google Glass: Why The New May Triumph Over The Radical
ReadWrite
Smartwatches could win out over augmented reality gadgets simply because they don't make us nervous. Taylor Hatmaker Author: Taylor Hatmaker Publish date: January 08, 2014 Section: Mobile Interaction count: 8 ...
GlassUp Smartglasses: A More Tasteful, Simplified Take on Wearable Face TechCIO
Few 'wearables' balance fashion and functionSTLtoday.com

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Wearable Tech Could Someday Be as Common as Smartphones - Reuters

January 8, 2014 - 8:00am

Wearable Tech Could Someday Be as Common as Smartphones
Reuters
If you think wearable tech like Google Glass and Samsung's Galaxy Gear is just a fad, think again. A whopping 91 percent of Americans are excited about wearable tech, according to a recent study conducted by Wakefield Research for Santa Clara, Calif.

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Facebook Buys Indian Startup - Wall Street Journal

January 8, 2014 - 2:23am

Wall Street Journal

Facebook Buys Indian Startup
Wall Street Journal
Facebook Inc. has acquired Little Eye Labs, a little known Indian startup that analyzes data, in a move tipped to strengthen its mobile services globally. Facebook didn't comment on the terms of the deal, but its purchase of Little Eye Labs will be the Menlo Park ...
Facebook to buy India-based app monitoring tool makerReuters
Indian Startup Little Eye Labs Confirms Its Acquisition By Facebook, Deal Worth ...TechCrunch
Facebook taps India start-up scene with acquisition of Little EyeFinancial Times
ITworld.com
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Gigabyte gets hilariously serious about an impressively thin gaming laptop - The Verge

January 7, 2014 - 11:34pm

The Verge

Gigabyte gets hilariously serious about an impressively thin gaming laptop
The Verge
Razer pioneered the idea of squeezing a gaming laptop into a tiny space, but Gigabyte is about to take it to the next level. The company just announced a new PC gaming hardware brand — Aorus — whose flagship product will put more power into a 0.9-inch ...
Looking for an insane new gaming laptop? Look no furtherBGR
Gigabyte unveils 0.9-inch thick, dual-GPU Aorus X7 gaming laptopTechSpot
Gigabyte Squeezes Amazing Gaming Guts Into 28mm Thick LaptopGizmodo Australia
TechRadar UK -Engadget -Legit Reviews
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With Sprint's new plan, friends and neighbors can be your 'framily' - PCWorld

January 7, 2014 - 8:16pm

Android Headlines - Android News

With Sprint's new plan, friends and neighbors can be your 'framily'
PCWorld
Sprint will let friends, neighbors or any other group join up for savings on monthly bills under the Sprint Framily Plan, announced on Tuesday. Family plans can save money in traditional households of three or more people, but 60 percent of all U.S. ...
Sprint's new 'Framily Plans' offers big savingsCNET
Sprint's 'Framily' plan: Great in theory, questionable in practiceZDNet
Sprint unveils "framily" plans for up to 10 peopleReuters
MarketWatch -GigaOM
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Order pizza from your car — hands-free - USA TODAY

January 7, 2014 - 6:51pm

Wall Street Journal

Order pizza from your car — hands-free
USA TODAY
DETROIT — Domino's Pizza, which has been touting its online innovations, plans to offer an app later this year that works with Ford's voice-activated Sync system, allowing you to put in an order — and pay for it — from your automobile while driving, perhaps ...
Ford Announces Automotive App Developer ConferenceMashable
Ford: New Sync in-car connectivity system to debut on 2015 MustangMLive.com
Soon You'll Finally Be Able to Order Domino's with Your FordComplex.com
Wall Street Journal -Engadget -GigaOM
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