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Oculus Rift privacy policy prompts lawmaker concern - PCWorld

April 8, 2016 - 10:45am

PCWorld

Oculus Rift privacy policy prompts lawmaker concern
PCWorld
As if summoned by the Bat-Signal, U.S. Senator Al Franken is seeking answers on Oculus' privacy policies after some users expressed concerns. Gizmodo rounded up some of those concerns last week, noting that Oculus Rift's privacy policy allows the ...
Senator Al Franken takes on Oculus over VR data miningEngadget
Oculus brings real (and pervasive) data-mining to virtual realityArs Technica
Sen. Al Franken Takes Aim at Oculus Rift Privacy PoliciesFortune
The Auburn Plainsman -VentureBeat -Hot Hardware -TechCrunch
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DOJ will continue to push Apple to unlock iPhone 5s at center of Brooklyn drug case - Apple Insider

April 8, 2016 - 10:28am

Apple Insider

DOJ will continue to push Apple to unlock iPhone 5s at center of Brooklyn drug case
Apple Insider
The U.S. Justice Department plans to continue seeking legal action against Apple, in an effort to force the company to create a way to unlock an iPhone that is said to be a crucial part of a drug investigation. The Brooklyn-based dispute has seemingly ...
The government will continue fight against NY iPhone unlocking rulingThe Verge
US to Keep Pushing Apple to Unlock iPhone in New York CaseWall Street Journal
Apple's Fight With U.S. Over Privacy Enters a New Round in NYCBloomberg
USA TODAY -ZDNet -NBCNews.com -Business Insider
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Oculus brings real (and pervasive) data-mining to virtual reality - Ars Technica

April 8, 2016 - 8:02am

Ars Technica

Oculus brings real (and pervasive) data-mining to virtual reality
Ars Technica
Critical backlash against Oculus's privacy policy reached Capitol Hill on Thursday, when Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) demanded that Oculus and its parent company Facebook answer for the data its new headset collects from virtual reality users. "Oculus' ...
Senator Al Franken is going after Oculus over Rift privacy policy concernsDigital Trends
Oculus Rift privacy policy prompts lawmaker concernPCWorld
Senator to Oculus: How Secure Is the Rift?PC Magazine
Engadget -OCRegister -VentureBeat -The Inquisitr
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FBI continues to debate sharing iPhone hack with Apple - KMOV.com

April 8, 2016 - 7:37am

KMOV.com

FBI continues to debate sharing iPhone hack with Apple
KMOV.com
(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). FBI Director James Comey addresses the media after visiting with employees and other law enforcement officials, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, in Detroit. By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI has not ...

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Adobe rolls out emergency update to counter ransomware threat - CNNMoney

April 8, 2016 - 7:05am

NDTV

Adobe rolls out emergency update to counter ransomware threat
CNNMoney
Adobe (ADBE) has released an emergency update to its Flash Player after security researchers discovered a bug that allows attackers to take over and then crash users' machines. In a statement, Adobe called the flaw a "critical vulnerability" and urged ...
Adobe patches actively exploited Flash Player vulnerability in 24 flaw fixPCWorld
The latest Flash zero-day was used to spread Cerber ransomwareComputerworld
Adobe Issues Emergency Updates For Zero-Day Flaw in Flash PlayerDark Reading
ZDNet -Mac Rumors -Yahoo News -Ars Technica
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Microsoft's iPhone keyboard app experiment is no Swiftkey - Engadget

April 8, 2016 - 6:08am

Engadget

Microsoft's iPhone keyboard app experiment is no Swiftkey
Engadget
The Hub Keyboard has some sweet efficiency features -- if you're a heavy Office 365 user. Mat Smith , @thatmatsmith. 35m ago in Mobile. Comments. Shares. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. Microsoft's Garage team makes all kinds of experiment apps and then ...
Microsoft's Hub Keyboard now available on iPhone, iPadBetaNews
Unlike Google Translate, Microsoft Translator for iOS now works offlineVentureBeat
Microsoft's Hub Keyboard app is now available for iOSThe Verge
Jobs & Hire -TechCrunch -NDTV -Firstpost
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Outlook for Android, iOS Gets Evernote, Facebook, Wunderlist Calendar Integration - NDTV

April 8, 2016 - 3:32am

NDTV

Outlook for Android, iOS Gets Evernote, Facebook, Wunderlist Calendar Integration
NDTV
Microsoft on Thursday in its blog post announced that it is integrating Wunderlist, Facebook and Evernote into the Outlook app for Android and iOS, as 'Calendar Apps'. This means that users would now be able to see their notes, Facebook RSVP events ...
Outlook email app for iOS and Android becomes even smarterLivemint
Microsoft Outlook integrates Evernote, Facebook and Wunderlist in its iPhone and Android appsFirstpost
Outlook for iOS and Android gets new calendar integrationsPCWorld
iTWire -VentureBeat -Android Headlines - Android News -ZDNet
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The PS4's new update sneaks in 4TB drive support and more - Engadget

April 8, 2016 - 2:03am

Engadget

The PS4's new update sneaks in 4TB drive support and more
Engadget
Yes, yes, you can now play your PS4 on your PC or Mac. (We'll be doing it on our break.) but the latest update also resurrects old features, adds new ones, and does plenty more if you have no remote (!) interest on depending on your internet connection ...
Here's How to Get PS4 Remote Play Working on Your PC or MacPlayStation LifeStyle
There's A Bunch Of Hidden Features In PS4's Latest Firmware UpdateKotaku
But Wait, There's More: Unannounced Features Included In Last PS4 UpdateHigh-Def Digest
Clapway -The Daily Chappaqua -Gaming Target -Examiner.com
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Hands on with Reddit's new smartphone app - TechCrunch

April 7, 2016 - 7:34pm

TechCrunch

Hands on with Reddit's new smartphone app
TechCrunch
“Finally” is one of those words that gets overused in tech news stories, but I think it's fair to say that it's taken a pretty long time for Reddit to release its first official, native apps for iOS and Android. Until now, the company has made do with ...
Official Reddit app for Android is disappointing, here's our picks for best 3rd party alternativesPhandroid.com
Reddit launches official apps for Android and iPhoneThe Verge
Reddit introduces new official iPhone app, Spark email updates with watchOS 2 supportApple Insider
Mac Rumors -AppAdvice -KING5.com -Digital Trends
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How to keep the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive cord out of your way - CNET

April 7, 2016 - 6:07pm

TIME

How to keep the Oculus Rift or HTC Vive cord out of your way
CNET
VR headsets are a mind-blowing way to escape into a new world. But the cord that connects the headset to your computer and keeps you tethered is gentle reminder you've never really left. At best, it's annoying when it gets in your way and at worst, ...
A few things I learned about virtual reality after spending way too much time in itTechCrunch
Hands On With the Games Coming to PlayStation VRPC Magazine
5 games that convinced me PlayStation VR is going to be a hit this fallBGR
Android Central -Ubergizmo -Gizmodo -Popular Science
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Metal Gear Solid fans create VR experience, starring David Hayter - GameZone

April 7, 2016 - 6:06pm

GameZone

Metal Gear Solid fans create VR experience, starring David Hayter
GameZone
Last month, the Shadow Moses Project, which aimed to recreate Metal Gear Solid on the Unreal Engine 4, was sadly cancelled. Not much reason was given on why the project was closed so abruptly, even though we have a slight inclination, the team ...
Metal Gear Solid tribute project to feature David HayterTechnoBuffalo
Team behind 'Shadow Moses' to focus on 'Metal Gear' VR museumEngadget
Metal Gear Solid 5 Online Adds New "Survival" Mode With New PatchGameSpot

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Fallout 4 wins best game at Bafta awards - BBC News

April 7, 2016 - 3:20pm

BBC News

Fallout 4 wins best game at Bafta awards
BBC News
Fallout 4 has won the best game of the year at 2016's British Academy Games Awards. It marks the first time its US-based developer Bethesda has won the prize. It did not win in any other category. British indie titles Everybody's Gone to the Rapture ...
Bafta Games Awards: Live-Blog (Ceremony Finished)FilmGamesEtc
Fallout 4 won BAFTA's award for best gameDestructoid
Bafta game awards 2016 – Fallout 4 wins best game, but independent titles dominateThe Guardian
GameZone -Zam News -Action Trip -Digital Spy
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'Quantum Break' is a legitimate reason to buy an Xbox One - Engadget

April 7, 2016 - 3:01pm

Engadget

'Quantum Break' is a legitimate reason to buy an Xbox One
Engadget
Almost three years after the Xbox One's debut, it's getting its biggest and arguably first real exclusive. Quantum Break won't be available on other consoles, it isn't a sequel, nor is it multiplayer-only. It's the latest game from Remedy Entertainment ...

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'Quantum Break' is a legitimate reason to buy an Xbox One - Engadget

April 7, 2016 - 3:01pm

Engadget

'Quantum Break' is a legitimate reason to buy an Xbox One
Engadget
Almost three years after the Xbox One's debut, it's getting its biggest and arguably first real exclusive. Quantum Break won't be available on other consoles, it isn't a sequel, nor is it multiplayer-only. It's the latest game from Remedy Entertainment ...
Microsoft Offers Refunds for Delayed Quantum Break Pre-Order PC CodesGame Rant
Quantum Break Gives a Pirate-Themed Punishment to Pirated CopiesTwinfinite
Game review: Slow down and enjoy Quantum BreakNew Zealand Herald
GamingBolt -Daily Caller -Canadian Reviewer -Gamepur
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Toyota research chief waxes on how to save 1.2M lives a year with driverless cars - VentureBeat

April 7, 2016 - 2:30pm

VentureBeat

Toyota research chief waxes on how to save 1.2M lives a year with driverless cars
VentureBeat
Roughly 1.2 million people die per year in car accidents, and that is a problem that Toyota is trying to solve with self-driving cars and the artificial intelligence required to run them. Toyota is very serious about this research, and Gill Pratt, CEO ...
Toyota Expands AI, Robotics Research to Third FacilityFortune
Cold Reality: Toyota Plans Self-Driving Research Center in Michigan, TooForbes
Toyota hires 2 UM experts, raising self-driving anteDetroit Free Press
The Detroit News -PC Magazine -Wall Street Journal -MLive.com
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How To Access Facebook's Secret Message Folder You've Probably Never Seen - Forbes

April 7, 2016 - 2:18pm

Forbes

How To Access Facebook's Secret Message Folder You've Probably Never Seen
Forbes
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (Getty Images). We all know that Facebook filters its messages. It has to, for one thing: there's spam that goes through Facebook, and the company has to manage it, just like anyone might. I had been under the impression ...
There's A Secret Inbox In Facebook MessengerRefinery29
How to read your 'secret' Facebook messagesUSA TODAY
You might be missing important messages on Facebook if you haven't checked a hidden second inboxQuartz
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