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Six Degrees of Separation? Facebook Finds a Smaller Number - New York Times

February 4, 2016 - 3:47pm

New York Times

Six Degrees of Separation? Facebook Finds a Smaller Number
New York Times
Facebook ran the numbers and concluded that we are all much closer than the traditional “six degrees of separation.” The social media giant released a report on its blog Thursday announcing each person in the world is separated from every other by “an ...
Six degrees of separation? More like 3.57, says Facebook (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Facebook celebrates 12th birthday, shatters 'Six Degrees of Separation' theoryNew York Daily News
It's a smaller world after all: Facebook research shows 3.57 degrees – not 6 – of separationVentureBeat
Engadget -Wall Street Journal (blog) -PC Magazine
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Six Degrees of Separation? Facebook Finds a Smaller Number - New York Times

February 4, 2016 - 3:47pm

New York Times

Six Degrees of Separation? Facebook Finds a Smaller Number
New York Times
Facebook ran the numbers and concluded that we are all much closer than the traditional “six degrees of separation.” The social media giant released a report on its blog Thursday announcing each person in the world is separated from every other by “an ...
Facebook celebrates 12th birthday, shatters 'Six Degrees of Separation' theoryNew York Daily News
There are 3.57 degrees of separation between you and all of FacebookEngadget
Facebook Just Smashed 'Six Degrees Of Separation' To BitsHuffington Post
Christian Science Monitor -Wall Street Journal (blog) -MarketWatch
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Tim Cook Talks iPhone Sales, Apple TV, Campus 2, and More at Employee Town Hall Meeting - Mac Rumors

February 4, 2016 - 2:44pm

Mac Rumors

Tim Cook Talks iPhone Sales, Apple TV, Campus 2, and More at Employee Town Hall Meeting
Mac Rumors
tim_cook_headshot_glasses Following Apple's first quarter earnings report, Apple executives hosted a Town Hall meeting with Apple employees to answer questions and to divulge a few details about the company's future plans. 9to5Mac has shared ...
Apple CEO hints at more cross-platform services, says iPad revenue will rebound by year's endApple Insider
Tim Cook says more Apple apps and services could make their way to AndroidPhandroid.com
Tim Cook hints more Apple apps could come to AndroidEngadget
CNET -Android Community -Techaeris
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Mozilla will stop supporting Firefox OS for smartphones in May - Engadget

February 4, 2016 - 2:23pm

Engadget

Mozilla will stop supporting Firefox OS for smartphones in May
Engadget
Mozilla's Firefox OS isn't strictly speaking dead, but it may as well be as far as smartphones are concerned. The company announced via email that it would stop supporting the mobile OS after releasing Firefox OS 2.6 (currently slated for the end of ...
Mozilla outlines the end of Firefox OS on phones and looks to IoT futureThe Verge
Mozilla to pull staff support for Firefox OS after MayDigital Trends
Firefox OS phase-out cut-off plan laid outJewocity.com (press release) (blog)
iProgrammer -VentureBeat
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Nintendo's 'QOL' Sleep-Tracking Health Device Is On Hold - WIRED

February 4, 2016 - 1:24pm

WIRED

Nintendo's 'QOL' Sleep-Tracking Health Device Is On Hold
WIRED
Nintendo will sleep on its so-called “quality of life” health tracking device, it said this week. In 2014, the videogame maker had detailed its plans to release a non-game fitness device that tracked your sleep and gave you updates on your health in a ...
Nintendo puts its sleep-tracker plans to sleepArs Technica
Nintendo's First Mobile App Finally Gets A Release WindowCinema Blend
Nintendo's next smartphone app will feature a familiar characterTechnoBuffalo
Gaming Target -Kotaku -IGN Africa
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Android Wear v1.4: Brings new Gestures, Make Calls & More - Android Headlines - Android News

February 4, 2016 - 11:30am

Engadget

Android Wear v1.4: Brings new Gestures, Make Calls & More
Android Headlines - Android News
Android Wear is finally getting an update. It brings the version to 1.4 and actually brings in quite a few changes to Android Wear, which many users are going to be excited about. This morning we saw that the next update may bring speaker support to a ...
Android Wear Gets Speaker Support And New Gestures, Voice Input OptionsTechCrunch
It's official: Android Wear now supports speakersPhandroid.com
Android Wear expands gestures and voice commands, adds speaker supportVentureBeat
Engadget -Android Police -androidandme.com
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst is getting a closed beta, and you can register now - Destructoid

February 4, 2016 - 11:05am

Destructoid

Mirror's Edge Catalyst is getting a closed beta, and you can register now
Destructoid
Before Mirror's Edge Catalyst releases on May 24, you have an opportunity to take it for a test drive and kick the wheels a little bit. Well, "test run" might be a more appropriate term considering this game is all about free-running. Whatever it is ...
Mirror's Edge Catalyst Closed Beta Coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PCGameSpot
Registration For Mirror's Edge Catalyst Closed Beta Now OpenGameranx (blog)
New Mirror's Edge Catalyst trailer digs into Faith's backstoryThe Verge
GameSided -Shacknews -Gematsu
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Nintendo confirms new Zelda: Twilight Princess HD details - Destructoid

February 4, 2016 - 10:21am

Geek

Nintendo confirms new Zelda: Twilight Princess HD details
Destructoid
In addition to the officially confirmed amiibo dungeon for The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Nintendo has shared a few new features for the game this morning. As well as inventory management, the GamePad can also be used to instantly transform ...
'The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD' (WiiU) Details Game-Play EnhancementsWorthPlaying.com
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Looks (and Plays) Better Than You ThinkIGN
Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD Gets Hero Mode Details and MoreTwinfinite
Siliconera -Engadget -Entertainment Weekly
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Zendrive raises $13.5M to make roads safer by tracking your driving behaviors - VentureBeat

February 4, 2016 - 10:01am

VentureBeat

Zendrive raises $13.5M to make roads safer by tracking your driving behaviors
VentureBeat
Zendrive today announced that it has raised $13.5 million in funding for its service to make transportation safer. The investment was led by Sherpa Capital and will be used to improve the company's technology and add more talent to the team. Valuation ...
Driving Analytics Startup Zendrive Circles $13.5 Million Series ATechCrunch
Zendrive Picks Up $13.5M to Monitor Safe DrivingWall Street Journal (blog)
Zendrive Lands $13.5 Million From Sherpa, BMW iVentures to Make Roads SaferRe/code

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Canonical fulfills its Linux convergence vision with BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet - BetaNews

February 4, 2016 - 9:06am

BetaNews

Canonical fulfills its Linux convergence vision with BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet
BetaNews
Convergence is all the rage in the technology industry nowadays and for good reason -- our handheld devices are insanely powerful. It makes sense to leverage a smartphone or tablet's processor for desktop computing. By connecting a monitor, mouse, and ...
Canonical's new Ubuntu tablet can also be your PCThe Verge
BQ Aquaris M10: An Ubuntu tablet that also works as a desktopLiliputing
Canonical Reinvents the Personal Mobile Computing ExperienceBroadway World
FierceWireless -The VAR Guy -Engadget
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Doom Release Date, $120 Collector's Edition Announced - GameSpot

February 4, 2016 - 9:03am

GameSpot

Doom Release Date, $120 Collector's Edition Announced
GameSpot
id Software's new shooter arrives May 13 for Xbox one, PlayStation 4, and PC; preorder bonuses also announced. by Eddie Makuch on February 4, 2016. 4 Comments. Shares · Tweets · +1. RELATED DOOM. Follow. Subscribe for the latest gaming news.
Doom is coming May 13 with a skeletal collector's editionDestructoid
'Doom' will send a whole new generation to Hell in MayMashable
Doom Releases on May 13, Collector's Edition Includes Revenant StatuePlayStation LifeStyle
ComingSoon.net -Attack of the Fanboy -The Verge
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Select Twitter users are seeing a dedicated GIF button - Engadget

February 4, 2016 - 8:42am

Engadget

Select Twitter users are seeing a dedicated GIF button
Engadget
Twitter has begun testing a new feature for fans of reaction GIFs. Some users have spotted a dedicated GIF button in their Android apps, smack dab in the middle of the camera and poll icons. Bank of the Ozarks Director of Marketing Phil Pearlman was ...
Twitter could be getting a GIF buttonPhandroid.com
Kik Introduces Branded GIFs, Initially Partners With WWF And 'Zoolander No. 2'Tech Times
Twitter Is Testing a Button That Serves Up Ready-Made GIFs for UsersYahoo Tech
Mac Rumors -The Verge -TechCrunch
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Microsoft delivers another foundational Windows 10 Fast Ring test build - ZDNet

February 4, 2016 - 7:48am

NDTV

Microsoft delivers another foundational Windows 10 Fast Ring test build
ZDNet
The Windows 10 Fast Ring is definitely fast these days. fastringwindows10.jpg. Windows Insiders got another new Windows 10 test build for PCs late last night. Build 14257, a week after receiving Build 14251. Like the past few "Redstone" test builds ...
Get Your Own Windows Insider Ninja MonkeySuperSite for Windows
Windows 10 Insider Preview Redstone Build 14257 arrives on the Fast ringBetaNews
Microsoft Starts Downloading Windows 10 to PCs Set for Auto UpdatesTechlicious (blog)
groovyPost -VentureBeat -Neowin
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VAIO's debut Windows 10 phone is a lot prettier than its name - Engadget

February 4, 2016 - 2:36am

Engadget

VAIO's debut Windows 10 phone is a lot prettier than its name
Engadget
A few years ago, Windows Phone tried to make a splash with vibrant colors, sharp contours and unusual palettes. Then things got a little quiet. Now Windows Phone 10 is suddenly upon us, and Japanese phone makers are generally keeping colors a little ...
The VAIO Phone Biz might be the sleekest Windows phone yetThe Verge
VAIO Phone Biz flaunts Windows 10 Mobile and ContinuumSlashGear
VAIO Launches Their First Ever Windows 10 PhoneUbergizmo
Gizmodo -Phone Arena -Neowin
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