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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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AT&T to take Gigabit broadband to 21 new metro areas - CNET

April 21, 2014 - 12:08pm

AT&T to take Gigabit broadband to 21 new metro areas
CNET
AT&T announced plans to extend its U-Verse with Gigapower fiber network to more cities as it prepares to face-off with Google in deploying ultra-high speed broadband throughout select parts of its 22-state territory. by Marguerite Reardon · @maggie_reardon ...
AT&T unveils roadmap to bring fiber to 100 US citiesZDNet
AT&T Plans to Expand Fast Web Service, Rivaling GoogleBloomberg
AT&T explores expansion of super-fast InternetChron.com
Wall Street Journal -News & Observer
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Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact - Los Angeles Times

April 21, 2014 - 11:59am

Apple campaign touts progress on reducing environmental impact
Los Angeles Times
Under Chief Executive Tim Cook, Apple has become increasingly vocal about its efforts to reduce the company's effect on the environment. On Monday, the company launched a revamped website that highlights its progress and discloses some new efforts as ...
Apple launches 'Better' environmental campaign with Tim Cook-narrated videoApple Insider
Apple Touts Environmental Record with New VideoNBCNews.com
Apple is ready for its close up on clean energyGigaOM
TIME -TheStreet.com -The Verge
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Microsoft puts squeeze on Motorola Solutions for Android patents - SlashGear

April 21, 2014 - 11:56am

SlashGear

Microsoft puts squeeze on Motorola Solutions for Android patents
SlashGear
Microsoft has inked another deal to squeeze cash out of an Android and Chrome OS device manufacturer, adding Motorola Solutions to its roster of firms coughing up for patent licensing. Microsoft has made a healthy sideline in profiting from Android's ...
Microsoft, Motorola Solutions to share technology with patent licensing ...GeekWire

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Outsold HTC One 4:1 - Ubergizmo

April 21, 2014 - 11:49am

Ubergizmo

Samsung Galaxy S4 Outsold HTC One 4:1
Ubergizmo
Samsung Galaxy S4 Outsold HTC One 4:1 The original HTC One (M7) was more than just a decent smartphone – it was a high end flagship device that deserved its plaudits, but unfortunately, there was a perception issue with the brand that most probably ...

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Samsung Executive Sheds Little Light on Tizen's Future - Android Headlines - Android News

April 21, 2014 - 11:45am

Android Headlines - Android News

Samsung Executive Sheds Little Light on Tizen's Future
Android Headlines - Android News
Word on the street is that Samsung is trying to leave the Android operating system that brought them to such prominence. Samsung would rather think it was their devices that caused their meteoric success in the smartphone and tablet industry…but we all ...
2 Enormous Tech Giants Will Challenge Apple and Google Later This YearMotley Fool
Samsung's Milk Music has been downloaded 380000 timesGigaOM
Samsung Is Developing Own Platform, AppsWall Street Journal

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Bing Starts Using Search Data To Predict TV Talent Show Votes - TechCrunch

April 21, 2014 - 11:40am

The News Ledge

Bing Starts Using Search Data To Predict TV Talent Show Votes
TechCrunch
Google's attempts to model flu trends based on people's search behavior has come under fire lately, but our search behavior can undoubtedly be used to predict lots of other things. Starting today, Bing will use its search data to add predictions about who will ...
New Bing experiment offers predictions on the outcome of a given eventWinBeta

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Microsoft Windows 8.1: Ready to Upgrade - FedTech Magazine

April 21, 2014 - 11:17am

International Business Times UK

Microsoft Windows 8.1: Ready to Upgrade
FedTech Magazine
After a radical reinvention, Microsoft gives agencies what they expect from a flagship operating system. more » · Why Agencies Need a Next-Generation Firewall. Devices investigate patterns that could indicate malicious activity. more » · Product Review: HP ...
Downgrade Windows Phone 8.1 To 8.0 PossibleUbergizmo
All you need to know about Wi-Fi Sense on Windows Phone 8.1Daniel Rubino
Rotating a Smartphone VideoNew York Times
The Australian Financial Review -Mobile Commerce Press -Investorplace.com
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We probably can't prevent the next Heartbleed. But that's OK. - FedScoop

April 21, 2014 - 10:42am

FedScoop

We probably can't prevent the next Heartbleed. But that's OK.
FedScoop
Greetings to all my fellow techies. By now, you have all probably heard about the Heartbleed bug. FedScoop posted a great tutorial with advice on how to patch the flaw on servers and what users can do to protect themselves. Basically, from a user's ...
Heartbleed May Be Mostly Fixed, but It's Still Causing TroubleRe/code
Many Sites Patched For Heartbleed, Others Coming SlowlyRedOrbit
Retail IT News For VARs — April 18, 2014Business Solutions Magazine
Huffington Post -InformationWeek -Dark Reading
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Samsung Gear Fit is geared for exercise but uncomfortable and pricey - Los Angeles Times

April 21, 2014 - 10:05am

Latin Post

Samsung Gear Fit is geared for exercise but uncomfortable and pricey
Los Angeles Times
An uncomfortable design, a steep price and a lack of features make Samsung's Gear Fit a device users should avoid. Along with two new smartwatches, the Gear Fit is one of three wearable gadgets Samsung began selling this month. The device is designed ...
Gear Fit signals a smarter futureThe Australian
Samsung SDI Unveils Curved Battery for WearablesGizbot
Samsung Gear Fit TeardownDesign News
Android Headlines - Android News -IntoMobile -Ars Technica
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AMD Revitalizes Never Settle Game Bundle, Save Codes for Future Use - Maximum PC

April 21, 2014 - 9:40am

Maximum PC

AMD Revitalizes Never Settle Game Bundle, Save Codes for Future Use
Maximum PC
In an effort to help tip the scales in its favor, AMD's been enticing gamers in need of a new graphics card with free game offers if they purchase a select Radeon GPU. AMD's Never Settle bundle has proved popular and continues to evolve with better offers and ...
AMD refreshes Never Settle Forever bundle to include R-series cards, indie gamesPCWorld (blog)
AMD Announces Refresh of Never Settle Forever ProgramAnandTech
AMD Energizes "Never Settle Forever"SYS-CON Media (press release)
VR-Zone -Fudzilla -bit-tech.net
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