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Skype to Introduce Real-Time Translation in Late 2014 - Tom's Guide

May 29, 2014 - 11:51am

Skype to Introduce Real-Time Translation in Late 2014
Tom's Guide
Could Skype be the universal translator we've been waiting for? Yesterday at the inaugural Code Conference in Ranchos Palos Verdes CA, Microsoft revealed its plan to introduce real-time language translation on its popular video conferencing platform later ...

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Smartphone Shipments Seen Jumping 23% in 2014 - Fox Business

May 29, 2014 - 10:47am

Firstpost

Smartphone Shipments Seen Jumping 23% in 2014
Fox Business
Expect to see a sharp increase in smartphone shipments this year, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The market research firm is forecasting 1.2 billion smartphones to ship this year, a 23% increase from roughly 1 billion in 2013. In particular ...
IDC predicts modest rise in Windows Phones by 2018PCWorld (blog)

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Intel Puts Automotive Innovation Into High Gear - Wall Street Journal

May 29, 2014 - 10:35am

IT PRO

Intel Puts Automotive Innovation Into High Gear
Wall Street Journal
... -- In-Vehicle Solutions offer automakers integrated platforms for quicker development of infotainment and safety features in the car. -- Personal Vehicle Experience and Secure My Connected Car research projects offer automakers insight into the user ...
Intel Inside your car? Chip giant unveils its technology for autonomous carsVentureBeat
Intel Atom chips looking to smarten up carsIT PRO
Intel Makes Its Move Into the Connected CarTheStreet.com
Engadget -24/7 Wall St.
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PS Plus to offer six titles a month starting in June - Computerandvideogames.com

May 29, 2014 - 10:28am

PS Plus to offer six titles a month starting in June
Computerandvideogames.com
Sony plans to standardize PlayStation Plus' free game updates, giving players a month to access every game offered on the service. PS Plus titles formerly went up throughout the month, where they would remain accessible for varying amounts of time.

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Beats Reveals Solo2 Headphones After Apple Deal - PC Magazine

May 29, 2014 - 9:54am

TrustedReviews

Beats Reveals Solo2 Headphones After Apple Deal
PC Magazine
Fresh off its $3 billion acquisition by Apple, Beats on Thursday introduced a new set of headphones dubbed the Solo2. The next-generation Solo headphones offer a "more dynamic, wider range of sound, with a clarity that will bring you closer to what the artist ...
New Beats Headphones Showcase Musical Frequencies Other Than BassWired
Apple and Beats announce new Solo2 over the ear headphonesThe Slanted
One Day After The Big Apple Announcement, Beats Launches The Solo 2 ...AppAdvice
MarketWatch -Mashable -Crave Online
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Acer's "Build your own cloud" wants to turn your PC into personal data center - PCWorld

May 29, 2014 - 9:42am

NDTV

Acer's "Build your own cloud" wants to turn your PC into personal data center
PCWorld
Acer's “Build Your Own Cloud” service will start rolling out to consumers in late June with a suite of updated apps that will work on mobile devices and PCs, including devices from other companies. The struggling PC maker talked up the company's cloud ...
Acer's next big product launch will be at IFA trade showFocus Taiwan News Channel
Acer Announces New Partnerships to Spearhead Connected Vehicle VentureHighlight Press
Acer opens BYOC experience centre in TaiwanTelecompaper (subscription)
Reuters -Phys.Org -Firstpost
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Phablets to bite into tablet sales this year, says IDC - CNET

May 29, 2014 - 9:38am

AndroidOS.in

Phablets to bite into tablet sales this year, says IDC
CNET
Tablet sales around the world will be lower than previously expected, says research firm IDC, citing the increasing demand for big-screen smartphones. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; May 29, 2014 7:05 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Why tablet sales are poised for big dropMarketWatch
Apple iPad under threat as larger phones gain favourMail & Guardian Online
IDC Lowers 2014 Tablet ForecastCircuits Assembly
NorthJersey.com -Telecompaper (subscription) -Broadway World
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AT&T to Pre-Load Uber App on Android Phones - PC Magazine

May 29, 2014 - 9:04am

BBC News

AT&T to Pre-Load Uber App on Android Phones
PC Magazine
Uber and AT&T have teamed up to pre-load the car service app on the carrier's Android phones. Starting this summer, AT&T customers who purchase an Android phone will find the Uber app already installed on their device. At this point, Uber is available in ...
London cab drivers' Uber tussle heads for the High CourtGigaOM

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More Cars Can Brake By Themselves To Avoid Crashes, New Tests Show - Forbes

May 29, 2014 - 9:02am

Forbes

More Cars Can Brake By Themselves To Avoid Crashes, New Tests Show
Forbes
New ratings for systems that help drivers avoid front-to-rear crashes were released by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, a nonprofit financed by the insurance industry, and overall, the news is good. The proportion of vehicle models offered with ...
Report: Auto-braking more available, works betterUSA TODAY
Better automatic braking means higher safety ratingsConsumerAffairs
Ratings released for crash avoidance systemsWWMT-TV
Insurance News Net -The Detroit News
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Apple WWDC 2014 Keynote Live Stream to Reveal 'Exciting Announcements' of ... - Crossmap

May 29, 2014 - 8:33am

Apple WWDC 2014 Keynote Live Stream to Reveal 'Exciting Announcements' of ...
Crossmap
Apple's WWDC 2014 is fast approaching, and the tech giant made an interesting move by announcing its plan to live stream the keynote speech in the annual developers conference. Apple. Advertisement. More Tech & Biz News. Android 4.4.3 Release Date ...

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UPDATE 1-Deutsche Telekom agrees Softbank's plan to buy T-Mobile - report - Reuters

May 29, 2014 - 8:11am

Android Headlines - Android News

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Telekom agrees Softbank's plan to buy T-Mobile - report
Reuters
... * Softbank chairman approached D.Telekom in mid-May - Kyodo. * Deutsche Telekom spokesman declines to comment. * Shares in Deutsche Telekom up 0.6 pct (Adds details, shares). BANGALORE/FRANKFURT, May 29 (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom AG ...
Kyodo Reporting that Deutsche Telekom has Accepted Softbank's Offer on T ...Android Headlines - Android News
Kyodo: SoftBank's offer to buy T-Mobile accepted by DTTmoNews
SoftBank's Son touts Alibaba IPO, T-Mobile mergerKansas City Business Journal
Chicago Tribune -Fortune (blog) -WallStreetPR
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Just In: BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) - Market News Call

May 29, 2014 - 7:40am

Financial Post

Just In: BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK)
Market News Call
BlackBerry Ltd(NASDAQ:BBRY) CEO John Chen yesterday declined to rule out a move by his company to make devices that more fully support Google's (GOOG) Android operating system, Re/code reported last night. Chen acknowledged that the company ...
BlackBerry to Build an Android Smartphone? CEO Acknowledges Radical ...Highlight Press
Tech Stocks: BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE ...Tech News
BlackBerry CEO Chen says turnaround odds have improved to 80%bnn.ca
Financial Post -Ubergizmo -Computerworld (blog)
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Apple Has Big Plans: Eddy Cue - ValueWalk

May 29, 2014 - 6:54am

ValueWalk

Apple Has Big Plans: Eddy Cue
ValueWalk
At the Code Conference this week, Apple Inc. (AAPL) executive Eddy Cue talked up the company's upcoming products. Tweet about this on Twitter · Share on Facebook · Share on LinkedIn · Share on Google+ · Email this to someone Print this page. Apple Inc.
Apple: Our Best Products In 25 Years Are Coming Soon (AAPL)Heber Springs Sun-Times

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State of cybercrime in the US: Good guys, losing. Criminals, winning. - Tech Times

May 29, 2014 - 6:22am

Tech Times

State of cybercrime in the US: Good guys, losing. Criminals, winning.
Tech Times
The 2014 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey showed that cybersecurity programs of U.S. organizations are not prepared enough for cyberattacks. (Photo : Don Hankins). The 2014 U.S. State of Cybercrime Survey revealed that hackers trying to break into ...
US survey finds cybercrime risingIndependent Online
Public-private survey finds cybercrime on the risePhilly.com
Experts: We're losing ground to hackersTribune-Review

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Samsung unveils prototype health monitoring wristband - Livemint

May 29, 2014 - 3:28am

Livemint

Samsung unveils prototype health monitoring wristband
Livemint
Samsung said the Internet-based data platform is designed to promote consumer wellness and create a pool of information for digital-health researchers. Photo: AP. San Francisco: Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled a prototype of heath-monitoring wristband ...

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Lookout alert system sends you email when it detects thief-like activities - Engadget

May 29, 2014 - 1:19am

Re/code

Lookout alert system sends you email when it detects thief-like activities
Engadget
Getting your phone stolen can make your stomach drop in the blink of an eye, that's why some security app devs, like Lookout's, try to make it easier by offering anti-theft features. The app's latest version comes with a new tool suite called Theft Alerts, which, ...
Lookout Launches “Theftie” Alert to Thwart Smartphone ThievesThe Droid Guy
Do Lookout's 'Theftie' Photo Alerts Violate Privacy?Wall Street Journal (blog)
Lookout launches 'theftie' alerts to combat smartphone theftCNET
SlashGear -BGR -Android Headlines - Android News
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Iranian Hackers Stalked US Officials, Report Says - Businessweek

May 28, 2014 - 11:19pm

TODAYonline

Iranian Hackers Stalked US Officials, Report Says
Businessweek
An Iranian hacking network is behind an elaborate three-year campaign to use social networks to strike up friendships with U.S. lawmakers, defense contractors and at least one four-star general, and then extract data from them, according to a new report.
Iran-Based Cyberspies Targeting US Officials, Report AllegesWall Street Journal
Iranian hackers are targeting US officials through social networks, report saysWashington Post
Cyberespionage Attacks Tied to Hackers In IranNew York Times (blog)
TODAYonline -Wired
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Snapchat CEO Apologizes for Explicit Frat Emails - TIME

May 28, 2014 - 11:07pm

International Business Times

Snapchat CEO Apologizes for Explicit Frat Emails
TIME
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel, 23, who runs an app that erases messages seconds after they have been viewed, has apologized after Gawker leaked emails demeaning to women that he sent as a fraternity brother. The website's Valleywag section published ...
Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel 'mortified and embarrassed' over leaked emailsSydney Morning Herald
Snapchat CEO 'Mortified' by Leaked Stanford Frat E-MailsBusinessweek
Snapchat CEO apologizes for sleazy emails from college daysCBS News
Mashable -Page Six
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AT&T 4G LTE Available In La Grande - Wall Street Journal

May 28, 2014 - 11:06pm

PhoneDog

AT&T 4G LTE Available In La Grande
Wall Street Journal
LA GRANDE, Ore., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* has turned on the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network** in La Grande, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology. Watch here to see several of the benefits AT&T 4G LTE ...
SoftBank CEO Makes A Case For T-Mobile US Inc (NYSE:TMUS) DealWallStreetPR
Here's Why Sprint Communications Inc. Shouldn't Buy T-MobileMotley Fool
Sprint boss makes case for a T-Mobile dealFortune (blog)
MarketWatch -NEWS.GNOM.ES -NorthcentralPa.com
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Samsung's new 1TB SSD is based on latest 3D technology - PCWorld

May 28, 2014 - 11:06pm

The Korea Bizwire

Samsung's new 1TB SSD is based on latest 3D technology
PCWorld
Samsung has raised the stakes in flash storage with a new 1TB solid-state drive based on its newest memory technology.The SSD is targeted at high-end PCs, and the drive is based on Samsung's second generation V-NAND technology, in which storage ...
Samsung Starts Mass Producing Industry's First 32-Layer 3D V-NAND Flash ...MarketWatch

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