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New phone makers top Samsung in China and India - New Zealand Herald

August 5, 2014 - 10:01pm

New phone makers top Samsung in China and India
New Zealand Herald
A Samsung advertisement in Beijing. Samsung fell to the No. 2 spot in the second quarter as Xiaomi became the largest smartphone vendor in China. Photo / AFP. Samsung Electronics, the global leader in mobile-phone sales, is being outflanked in the key ...

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Canadian-sourced words such as 'qajaq' and 'quinzhee' some of powerhouse ... - National Post

August 5, 2014 - 9:38pm

National Post

Canadian-sourced words such as 'qajaq' and 'quinzhee' some of powerhouse ...
National Post
Canada is finally getting recognition in the Scrabble world with at least 25 words of Canadian origin added to the dictionary of official words, a list of the words legally playable in the popular board game. The Canadianisms appearing in the dictionary's first ...

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Experimental software allows 3D object manipulation in 2D photos - CNET

August 5, 2014 - 7:29pm

CityLab

Experimental software allows 3D object manipulation in 2D photos
CNET
Using stock 3D models, researchers have created software that allows you to rotate and animate objects in 2D photographs. by Michelle Starr · @riding_red; August 5, 2014 5:28 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +.
Image-editing technique lets 2D objects get flipped, turned upside-downEngadget
3D Photo Editing Could Make it Impossible to Tell If Images Are RealMotherboard

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UPDATE 2-Activision sees strong holiday sales, lifts 2014 view, shares jump - Reuters

August 5, 2014 - 6:16pm

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Activision sees strong holiday sales, lifts 2014 view, shares jump
Reuters
(New throughout, adds full-year forecast, executive quotes and holiday lineup). By Malathi Nayak. SAN FRANCISCO Aug 5 (Reuters) - Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc raised its full-year 2014 forecast, citing better-than-expected second quarter ...
Activision quarterly revenue tops forecasts ahead of new game releasesBaltimore Sun
Hearthstone and Diablo III push Activision Blizzard to bigger digital revenuesVentureBeat
Activision Reports its Earnings for Q2 2014IGN
Joystiq -Fox Business
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5 Things to Know in Florida for August 6 - Chron.com

August 5, 2014 - 6:00pm

ESPN

5 Things to Know in Florida for August 6
Chron.com
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. A-ROD COUSIN, CLINIC OWNER ARRESTED BY FEDS. A cousin of Alex Rodriguez who injected the baseball star with steroids and a onetime clinic owner accused of ...
Former UF basketball star Speights faces DUI charge in TampaTampabay.com
Marreese Speights Arrested for Alleged DUIWebProNews
Golden State's Speights charged with DUI in Fla.The State

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Microsoft Raids Qualcomm's Executive Bench, Hires Business Development Chief - CRN

August 5, 2014 - 5:00pm

CRN

Microsoft Raids Qualcomm's Executive Bench, Hires Business Development Chief
CRN
Microsoft said Tuesday it hired Peggy Johnson, a 24-year Qualcomm veteran, to fill the newly created role of executive vice president of global business development. Johnson will report to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella when she starts her new job Sept. 1.
Microsoft hires Qualcomm exec to make more dealsSTLtoday.com

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How to Keep Data Out of Hackers' Hands - New York Times

August 5, 2014 - 4:03pm

New York Times

How to Keep Data Out of Hackers' Hands
New York Times
The numbers sound abstract: Hundreds of millions of email addresses and other types of personal identification found in the hands of Russian hackers. For people worried that they are caught in the mix, however, the discovery by Hold Security of a huge ...
More than a billion online accounts breached by Russian gang: reportMarketWatch
Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion passwordsPhys.Org
Russian Crime Ring Collects 1.2 Billion Stolen Usernames And PasswordsFast Company
Daily Beast -Mic
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A Smartphone Maker Called 'Little Rice' Has Big Plans - TIME

August 5, 2014 - 4:01pm

TIME

A Smartphone Maker Called 'Little Rice' Has Big Plans
TIME
Xiaomi Samsung China Sales Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun speaks during a product launch on May 15, 2014 in Beijing, China. ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images. For the first time in years, the biggest player in China's smartphone market is homegrown. “Little rice.

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Chevrolet prices new Colorado midsize pickup - USA TODAY

August 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

USA TODAY

Chevrolet prices new Colorado midsize pickup
USA TODAY
Chevrolet is going to bring its new midsize Colorado pickup truck to showrooms at a starting price of $20,995, including delivery charges. That will be slightly above the lowest price for a rival Toyota Tacoma at $19,010, but slightly below the popular Nissan ...
GM Sets Price for Chevy Colorado Truck Below Toyota's TacomaWall Street Journal
GM reveals pricing on Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon pickup trucksDetroit Free Press
2015 Chevy Colorado Priced From $21890The Car Connection
LeftLane News -AutoWeek -Automobile Magazine
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Google Admits it Scans Gmail Accounts for Child Porn Content - Latino Post

August 5, 2014 - 2:55pm

Latino Post

Google Admits it Scans Gmail Accounts for Child Porn Content
Latino Post
A man was arrested last week for being in the possession of child pornography--but the circumstances that led to the arrest are a bit of a first. Apparently Houston police were alerted to John Henry Skillern's illegal activities by Google, of all things. Like Us on ...

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A10 Networks and Webroot Partner to Extend Web Classification to A10 Thunder ... - MarketWatch

August 5, 2014 - 1:34pm

A10 Networks and Webroot Partner to Extend Web Classification to A10 Thunder ...
MarketWatch
SAN JOSE, CA and BROOMFIELD, CO, Aug 05, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- A10 Networks (NYSE:ATEN) , a technology leader in application networking, and Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time Internet threat detection, announced ...

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iPhone 6 on September 9? Apple faces lofty expectations - ZDNet

August 5, 2014 - 1:27pm

ZDNet

iPhone 6 on September 9? Apple faces lofty expectations
ZDNet
cook-hero (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive). Apple is to hold its iPhone 6 launch event on September 9, according to a new report out on Tuesday. Read this. iPhone 6 preview: What to expect · Apple's iPhone 6 upgrade cycle may be largest ever, say analysts ...
Apple sets Sept. 9 for new iPhone debut, report saysCNET
Apple Said to Debut New Bigger-Screen IPhones on Sept. 9Businessweek
Apple Is Likely to Introduce iPhone 6 on Sept. 9: ReportNBCNews.com
Wall Street Journal -Reuters -Forbes
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BlackBerry Tells Employees It Is Finished With Layoffs - Wall Street Journal

August 5, 2014 - 12:59pm

BlackBerry Tells Employees It Is Finished With Layoffs
Wall Street Journal
TORONTO— BlackBerry Ltd. BBRY +2.19% BlackBerry Ltd. U.S.: Nasdaq $9.35 +0.20 +2.19% Aug. 5, 2014 4:00 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 13.04M AFTER HOURS $9.35 0.00 % Aug. 5, 2014 4:15 pm Volume (Delayed 15m) : 14,416 P/E Ratio N/A Market ...

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Chinese Regulators Search Daimler Offices - New York Times

August 5, 2014 - 12:49pm

New York Times

Chinese Regulators Search Daimler Offices
New York Times
The German automobile giant Daimler has become the latest multinational company to bear the brunt of a Chinese regulatory investigation, confirming on Tuesday that officials from an agency that enforces antimonopoly and pricing rules has searched its ...

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Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 For Education - InformationWeek

August 5, 2014 - 12:13pm

eWeek

Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 For Education
InformationWeek
With discounts of at least $150 available across the Surface Pro 3 line, Microsoft hopes its newest tablet can become a hit among students and teachers. Tech Toys For Summer Fun. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Hoping to make its mark on the ...
Microsoft's Surface Pro 3: Core i3 vs. Core i5 Battery LifeAnandTech
Why you should Replace your laptop with a Microsoft Surface Pro 3StreetWise Tech

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Pebble Unveils Limited Edition 'Fresh, Hot, Fly' Colors - PC Magazine

August 5, 2014 - 12:09pm

Entrepreneur

Pebble Unveils Limited Edition 'Fresh, Hot, Fly' Colors
PC Magazine
Pebble announces the availability of a limited number of original Pebble smartwatches in three new colors. 0shares. Pebble Fresh, Hot, Fly/Credit: Pebble. Pebble on Tuesday announced the availability of a limited number of original Pebble smartwatches in ...
Pebble's Original Smartwatch Gets a Technicolor MakeoverWired
Fruity Pebbles And The New Crop Of Stylish WearablesReadWrite
Pebble Launches Limited Edition Watches In Three New ColorsTechCrunch
SlashGear -Engadget -Fast Company
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Resident Evil remastered to return for next gen consoles - Irish Independent

August 5, 2014 - 11:58am

Irish Independent

Resident Evil remastered to return for next gen consoles
Irish Independent
Frank Whelan. Published 05/08/2014|17:53. 0 Comments; Share. Resident Evil remastered. The Resident Evil series returns to its roots with a remastered version of the classic game that started it all way back in 1996. Share. Go To. Comments. Resident Evil ...

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Navdy is 'like Google Glass, but for your car' - VentureBeat

August 5, 2014 - 11:53am

VentureBeat

Navdy is 'like Google Glass, but for your car'
VentureBeat
Purchasing a Tesla or a Honda Volt can have its advantages, but what if you could turn your current car into an electric one and get all the benefits just by purchasing an add-on? Unfortunately that's not possible yet, but what is possible is to get a head-up ...
Navdy Puts Messages and Apps on Your Car DashboardTom's Guide
This $500 Display Makes Your Junker Car Feel Like a Fighter JetWired
'Google Glass for Your Windshield' Keeps Your Eyes on the RoadMashable
tuaw.com -AppAdvice -ReadWrite
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Google turns in man with child porn in his Gmail account - WFSB

August 5, 2014 - 11:46am

Google turns in man with child porn in his Gmail account
WFSB
Google tipped off police that John Skillern had child porn in his Gmail account. (CBS photo). PASADENA,TX (CBS) -. A man who worked at a Denny's restaurant in Texas and took photos of the children who ate there was caught by police after Google tipped ...

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Subaru recalls about 5000 cars with Takata air bag inflators - Reuters

August 5, 2014 - 10:56am

CNBC

Subaru recalls about 5000 cars with Takata air bag inflators
Reuters
DETROIT Aug 5 (Reuters) - Subaru of America said it is recalling about 5,000 older model cars with passenger-side air bag inflators made by Takata Corp that may rupture and break into metal fragments that could harm passengers, the automaker and U.S. ...
Subaru recalls 5 models for air bag problemChron.com

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