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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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Yahoo, Google Envision Spy-Free Emails - Wall Street Journal

August 7, 2014 - 6:51pm

Wall Street Journal

Yahoo, Google Envision Spy-Free Emails
Wall Street Journal
LAS VEGAS—Could encrypted messaging—long the province of privacy hawks and conspiracy theorists—go mainstream? Yahoo Inc. YHOO -0.36% Yahoo! Inc. U.S.: Nasdaq $35.66 -0.13 -0.36% Aug. 7, 2014 4:00 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 11.24M ...
Yahoo CISO: End-to-end Mail encryption by 2015ZDNet
Baby steps toward more security online for usersUSA TODAY
Yahoo rolls out new encryption for email — but not until the fallVentureBeat
Mashable -Fortune -Ars Technica
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Wikipedia holds vote to determine who owns monkey selfie - Digital Spy UK

August 7, 2014 - 5:16pm

Wikipedia holds vote to determine who owns monkey selfie
Digital Spy UK
Wikipedia is holding a public vote to determine who owns the copyright to a wildlife photographer's image of a macaque monkey. The image was captured when an Indonesian macaque snatched a camera from British wildlife snapper David Slater and ...

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Hyundai pays $17 million fine for delaying Genesis brake recall - Los Angeles Times

August 7, 2014 - 4:48pm

Reuters

Hyundai pays $17 million fine for delaying Genesis brake recall
Los Angeles Times
Hyundai will pay a $17 million fine for its delay in recalling 2009-2013 Genesis models for brake problems. Hyundai will pay a $17 million fine for its delay in recalling 2009-2013 Genesis models for brake problems. (David Dewhurst, Hyundai USA). By Jerry ...
Hyundai Agrees to Pay $17.35 Million US FineWall Street Journal
Hyundai agrees to $17.35M fine for brake recall delayUSA TODAY
Hyundai to Pay $17.4 Million Fine for Car-Recall DelayBloomberg
Reuters -ABC News
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Nvidia Earnings Rise 33% - Wall Street Journal

August 7, 2014 - 4:41pm

Inquirer

Nvidia Earnings Rise 33%
Wall Street Journal
The Santa Clara, Calif., company expects third-quarter revenue of $1.2 billion, plus or minus 2%. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected revenue of $1.155 billion. The company is best known for making components that help computers and ...
Nvidia reports strong quarter as Tegra sales grow 200 percentPCWorld (blog)
Nvidia profit up 33% on gains in gaming, cloudMarketWatch
Review: Nvidia SHIELD Tablet LTE and SHIELD Wireless ControllerAfterdawn.com

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Google Fit preview sets stage for fitness apps on Android - Computerworld

August 7, 2014 - 4:26pm

Economic Times

Google Fit preview sets stage for fitness apps on Android
Computerworld
The company previewed Google Fit software tools so developers can start writing fitness applications for mobile and wearable devices. The tools will allow programs to talk to sensors, record data and share information with other programs or cloud-based ...
Google Updates Play Music and Search Apps for Android With New FeaturesNDTV

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Microsoft will kill support for IE 8, the world's most popular desktop browser, by ... - VentureBeat

August 7, 2014 - 4:12pm

VentureBeat

Microsoft will kill support for IE 8, the world's most popular desktop browser, by ...
VentureBeat
Hoping to give users plenty of warning, Microsoft today announced plans to end support for all Internet Explorer browsers introduced before 2011. By Jan. 12, 2016, Microsoft cautions that it will only support the following browser-operating system ...

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Average Gasoline Price Drops 2 Cents This Week - Arizona Public Media

August 7, 2014 - 3:58pm

Arizona Public Media

Average Gasoline Price Drops 2 Cents This Week
Arizona Public Media
The average price for gasoline in Arizona dropped 2 cents this week, according to a report by AAA of Arizona. Statewide the average price for unleaded regular gas is $3.51, which is slightly higher than the national average. Tucson has the lowest average ...
Gasoline prices in Arizona at $3.51 per gallonWestport News

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Outdoor enthusiasts use gadgets to stay plugged in - The Trentonian

August 7, 2014 - 3:51pm

News & Observer

Outdoor enthusiasts use gadgets to stay plugged in
The Trentonian
In this Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, photo, the Columbia rainwear display is shown at the Outdoor Retailer's summer show, in Salt Lake City. The biannual show brings thousands to Utah. The world's largest outdoor-gear trade show runs Wednesday through ...
Companies cater to outdoor enthusiasts who want to take electronic devices into ...Fox Business

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2016 Chevy Volt Debut Expected During Auto Show in Detroit - Z6Mag

August 7, 2014 - 3:21pm

2016 Chevy Volt Debut Expected During Auto Show in Detroit
Z6Mag
Chevrolet will be debuting it's 2016 electric car at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The next generation of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt was released with a teaser photo of the tailgate, but no other details about the car. The 2016 Chevy ...

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Smartphone kill-switch bill passes California assembly - PCWorld

August 7, 2014 - 2:09pm

The Recorder

Smartphone kill-switch bill passes California assembly
PCWorld
A bill requiring that all smartphones sold in California contain a “kill-switch” that allows users to disable them if stolen was approved by the California Assembly on Thursday morning. The bill had previously been approved by the state's senate although it will ...
Smartphone 'kill switch' bill clears California AssemblyLos Angeles Times
California Assembly OKs smartphone 'kill switch' billSan Jose Mercury News
Bill to Require 'Kill Switches' on Cell Phones Passes Through AssemblyKFBK
The San Luis Obispo Tribune -SFGate (blog)
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Microsoft To Open Fifth Avenue Store? - InformationWeek

August 7, 2014 - 2:03pm

New York Daily News

Microsoft To Open Fifth Avenue Store?
InformationWeek
Microsoft wants to open a store on NYC's Fifth Avenue, says report -- just weeks after CEO Satya Nadella said retail stores are a "supporting" part of his strategy. Apple-IBM Deal: 9 Moves Rivals Should Make. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.).
Microsoft Looks to Open NYC Retail Store on Fifth Ave.DailyTech
Microsoft In Talks For Store Location On Fifth Ave -- Right Next To AppleDaily Caller
Microsoft may open first store in New York CityCNET
ValueWalk -ZDNet -International Business Times
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Parenting in the 21st Century with Sproutling - Mind Of The Geek

August 7, 2014 - 1:54pm

Daily Beast

Parenting in the 21st Century with Sproutling
Mind Of The Geek
Having a child changes your life for the better and the worse. The good outweighs the bad, of course, but as any parent will tell you, forget the days of ever not having a worry again. And when they're an infant, it's even worse. The overwhelming fear of what ...
In case you missed the crying, wearable tells you your baby is madSFGate (blog)
Preorders kick off for Sproutling, a 'Nest' for your child's nurseryApple Insider
Sproutling Opens Pre-Orders For Wearable Baby Monitor That Makes Your Life ...TechCrunch
The Mary Sue -VentureBeat -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Apple's ambitions are being curtailed by US and Chinese rivalry - Telegraph.co.uk

August 7, 2014 - 1:37pm

Telegraph.co.uk

Apple's ambitions are being curtailed by US and Chinese rivalry
Telegraph.co.uk
A new war is raging between the US and China. There are no missiles flying, not even the cold threat of a nuclear strike. Instead, the battle lines are being drawn in cyberspace. The two superpowers have long regarded each other with mutual suspicion, ...

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Microsoft to issue many Windows patches - ZDNet

August 7, 2014 - 1:25pm

Microsoft to issue many Windows patches
ZDNet
Microsoft has released their advance notification for the August 2014 Patch Tuesday updates. There will be a total of nine updates issued next Tuesday, August 12, two of them rated critical. Special Feature. Windows 8 in Business. Microsoft has painted bold ...

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Facebook buys PrivateCore to strengthen network security - Gigaom

August 7, 2014 - 1:16pm

Gigaom

Facebook buys PrivateCore to strengthen network security
Gigaom
Facebook plans to use the security startup's vCage technology to protect its data centers from malware, unauthorized access and malicious hardware. Security - generic. photo: Andrea Danti/Shutterstock. Facebook said Thursday that it's acquiring PrivateCore ...
Facebook snaps up server security start-upCNNMoney
Facebook buys server security startup PrivateCoreZDNet
Facebook Inc (FB) Snaps Up Server Security Firm PrivateCoreValueWalk
VentureBeat -Reuters -SlashGear
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New Computer Chip Is Designed to Work Like the Brain - New York Times

August 7, 2014 - 1:01pm

New York Times

New Computer Chip Is Designed to Work Like the Brain
New York Times
Inspired by the architecture of the brain, scientists have developed a new kind of computer chip that draws no more power than a hearing aid and may eventually excel at calculations that stump today's supercomputers. The new processor, named TrueNorth, ...
IBM Unveils Chip Simulating Brain FunctionsWall Street Journal
Brain-Inspired IBM Chip Puts Traditional Computers To ShameNBCNews.com
IBM creates new SyNAPSE chip to further cognitive computingZDNet
Wired -VentureBeat -MarketWatch
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Which Is the Bigger Seller: Chevrolet Volt, or Tesla Model S? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

August 7, 2014 - 12:32pm

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Which Is the Bigger Seller: Chevrolet Volt, or Tesla Model S?
Wall Street Journal (blog)
If you're looking for a plug-in electric car, who are you going to call: GM , or Tesla? One may have all the momentum in terms of branding and public perceptions. But another is leading in U.S. sales, according to numbers from Autodata. As the WSJ's Jeff ...

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Falling TVs! Vizio Recalls 245000 Flat Screens - NBCNews.com

August 7, 2014 - 10:58am

NBCNews.com

Falling TVs! Vizio Recalls 245000 Flat Screens
NBCNews.com
Vizio is recalling nearly a quarter of a million TV sets because they are at risk of falling over. So far, 51 sets have already fallen flat on their screens, according to Vizio. Thankfully, nobody was hurt. (No word on how many Netflix binges were interrupted).
Vizio 39- and 42-inch E-series TVs recalled due to tipover concernsConsumerReports.org
Vizio TV under recall (Photo: Consumer Product Safety Commission)WLTX.com
VIZIO Recalls to Repair Televisions Due to Risk of Tip OverFOX43.com
WQAD.com -- Quad Cities News & Weather from WQAD -WBAL Baltimore -Business Clarksville
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Carriers' remote control software continues to put some mobile devices at risk - PCWorld

August 7, 2014 - 10:52am

Carriers' remote control software continues to put some mobile devices at risk
PCWorld
Vulnerabilities found in remote management software that carriers insist be installed on smart phones and other mobile-enabled devices they sell are likely to put many devices at risk of compromise for some time to come. Dangerous security flaws were ...
Secret Controls Can Be Used to Hijack Cellphones, CarsTom's Guide
Black Hat: Hidden controls open 2 billion mobile devices to exploitationSC Magazine
Secret Vulnerabilities in Phones, Laptops, Cars Could Affect BillionsPC Magazine
MarketWatch
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