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US DOJ: Encryption could get a child killed - SlashGear

November 20, 2014 - 4:10am

SlashGear

US DOJ: Encryption could get a child killed
SlashGear
The US Justice Department may have tried to hit below the belt and appeal to emotion rather than reason by painting a gruesome future. Because while tech companies are working towards strengthening a user's privacy, the government is getting worried that ...
New encryption technology hits nerve with DOJFox News
DOJ Warns Apple that iOS Encryption Could Kill ChildrenThe Mac Observer
Government Claims That Encryption Will Lead To The Death of a ChildAndroid Headlines - Android News
iClarified -The Australian -Gizmodo
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Fiat joins the cross-over market with 500X - Stoke Sentinel

November 20, 2014 - 4:02am

Stoke Sentinel

Fiat joins the cross-over market with 500X
Stoke Sentinel
FIAT is to join the growing market for crossovers with this 500-based car which has off-road 4x4 capability and is due in the showrooms early in the spring next year. Available to order now with prices starting at £14,595 and there will be a choice of engines ...
An off-roading FIAT? You bet. The 500X has Italian style and American gruntDigital Trends
Fiat ready to roll with 500X subcompact crossoverDetroit Free Press
Fiat Pitches Mini SUV as More Virile Hatchback to Lure BuyersThe Malaysian Reserve
Automotive News
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Why App Store apps are now labeled 'Get' instead of 'Free' - Engadget

November 20, 2014 - 3:37am

Apple Insider

Why App Store apps are now labeled 'Get' instead of 'Free'
Engadget
If you're searching on either the Mac or iOS App Stores today, you might notice a little change in the way Apple labels free apps. Before, even if such an app contained costly upgrades, it would carry the label 'Free.' However, following the company's latest ...
No more 'free' apps in the Apple App StorePC Pro
Apple switches word 'FREE' with 'GET' on apps following European Commission ...Siliconrepublic.com
Apple Replaces “FREE” Label with “GET” on App Downloads in iTunes App StoreDailyTech
iAfrica.com -Techtree.com -Insider Monkey (blog)
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Intel to work with Europol on fighting cybercrime - PCWorld

November 19, 2014 - 11:57pm

Rock Hill Herald

Intel to work with Europol on fighting cybercrime
PCWorld
An agreement between Intel's McAfee security branch and European law enforcement will allow the two to work on joint operations to fight cybercrime. Intel, which acquired McAfee in 2010, said on Wednesday the memorandum of understanding with ...
McAfee and Europol Combine Talents to Fight CybercrimeMarketWatch

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Google Opens Up Merchant Support To China, Allowing Developers To ... - Android Police

November 19, 2014 - 11:18pm

Google Opens Up Merchant Support To China, Allowing Developers To ...
Android Police
In an interesting bit of news this evening, it looks like Google has opened up merchant support to China, allowing developers to distribute free or paid apps, in-app purchases, and subscriptions in over 130 countries. The news comes in a post to Google's ...

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Cadillac chief envisions $250000 flagship car -- in 2029 - Automotive News

November 19, 2014 - 11:13pm

Cadillac chief envisions $250000 flagship car -- in 2029
Automotive News
"The Germans have so many you can't keep track," Cadillac's de Nysschen said of crossovers. It's "an obvious, obvious shortcoming in our lineup." Photo credit: BLOOMBERG. Comment on this article. Print this article Print · Reprint Reprints · Send a letter ...

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Microsoft Azure faults knock websites offline - The Nation

November 19, 2014 - 11:06pm

Microsoft Azure faults knock websites offline
The Nation
New York (BBC): Faults with Microsoft's cloud computing platform have knocked many third-party sites offline, as well as disrupting the US firm's own products. Microsoft Azure's status page says problems began at 00:52 GMT across the globe. Its European ...

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FTC says two bogus tech support operations scammed $120 million from ... - The Verge

November 19, 2014 - 9:53pm

Computerworld

FTC says two bogus tech support operations scammed $120 million from ...
The Verge
The Federal Trade Commission has temporarily closed two operations alleged to have tricked customers out of $120 million by providing bogus technical support. The commission has brought two cases against the groups, both of whom reportedly offered ...
US court shuts down telemarketer FTC says bilked customers of $120 mlnReuters
Fake antivirus scams: It's a $120m business – and alleged ringleaders have just ...Register
Court shuts down tech support 'scams' targeted by FTCPCWorld
Wall Street Journal
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Facebook bus drivers vote to join Teamsters union - Los Angeles Times

November 19, 2014 - 9:52pm

USA TODAY

Facebook bus drivers vote to join Teamsters union
Los Angeles Times
The bus drivers who take Facebook employees to work in the morning and home again at day's end voted to unionize, the Teamsters union announced Wednesday. The drivers work for Loop Transportation, a San Francisco company that contracts with ...
Facebook shuttle bus drivers vote to join Teamsters unionUSA TODAY
Business News Roundup, Nov. 19SFGate
Facebook Shuttle Drivers Favor Teamsters in Union VoteWall Street Journal (blog)
Business Insider -Brisbane Times
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Developers In China Can Now Make Money Via Google Play Apps (But Not In ... - TechCrunch

November 19, 2014 - 8:41pm

TechCrunch

Developers In China Can Now Make Money Via Google Play Apps (But Not In ...
TechCrunch
Google has announced that developers based in China can now make money from apps listed on the Google Play Store. The update covers 130 international markets but not China itself, however. Nonetheless, the move will give Chinese developers ...
Google to launch its app store in China: The InformationYahoo!7 News

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Presenting Mercedes-Benz's New Maybach S-Class - Bloomberg

November 19, 2014 - 7:13pm

Presenting Mercedes-Benz's New Maybach S-Class
Bloomberg
Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Gordon Wagener, head of design at Daimler AG, talks about Mercedes-Benz's new Maybach version of its top-of-the line S-Class. He speaks with Bloomberg's Matt Miller at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show on “Street Smart." (Source: ...

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Uber tracking raises privacy concerns for consumers - USA TODAY

November 19, 2014 - 6:37pm

USA TODAY

Uber tracking raises privacy concerns for consumers
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Consumers and lawmakers are expressing concern about privacy after Uber said it is investigating one of its executives for allegedly tracking the private travel records of a journalist without her permission. The revelation came after an ...
Under Fire, Uber Promises To Protect Riders' PrivacyMediaPost Communications
In A Win For Uber, Taxi And Limousine Commission Revises Proposed One ...BuzzFeed News
Uber Shows The Privacy Wars Are Revving UpTechCrunch
CNBC -Center for Democracy and Technology (blog)
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Bentley's 530-horsepower titanic convertible - CNET

November 19, 2014 - 6:16pm

CNET

Bentley's 530-horsepower titanic convertible
CNET
Bentley showed off its Grand Convertible concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a massive open-top take on its Mulsanne model. by Wayne Cunningham · @way4ne; November 19, 2014 1:04 PM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.
An Open-Air Bentley With Upper-Crust RootsNew York Times

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Bentley's 530-horsepower titanic convertible - CNET

November 19, 2014 - 6:16pm

CNET

Bentley's 530-horsepower titanic convertible
CNET
Bentley showed off its Grand Convertible concept at the Los Angeles Auto Show, a massive open-top take on its Mulsanne model. by Wayne Cunningham · @way4ne; November 19, 2014 1:04 PM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.

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Meet Bentley's massive Grand Convertible - BBC News

November 19, 2014 - 5:56pm

BBC News

Meet Bentley's massive Grand Convertible
BBC News
It's described by Bentley boss Wolfgang Dürheimer as "embodying elegance beyond compare". So long as you deem “elegance” to be “five and a half metres long and two-tone”, you can't really argue with him. The Grand Convertible is technically a concept, ...

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While cars that do most or even all of the driving may be much safer, accidents ... - Huffington Post

November 19, 2014 - 5:48pm

ABC News

While cars that do most or even all of the driving may be much safer, accidents ...
Huffington Post
It's relatively easy to write computer code that directs the car how to respond to a sudden dilemma. The hard part is deciding what that response should be. "The problem is, who's determining what we want?" asks Jeffrey Miller, a University of Southern ...
SELF-DRIVING CARSManteca Bulletin

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Data-center upstart grabs Wozniak, jumps into virtual storage fight - Register

November 19, 2014 - 5:45pm

Register

Data-center upstart grabs Wozniak, jumps into virtual storage fight
Register
A fresh startup called Primary Data reckons it will reinvent "file virtualization" for software-defined data centers – and thus take on EMC's ViPR and Quantum's StorNext. Primary Data, cofounded by David Flynn, made the boast as Apple cofounder Steve ...
Steve Wozniak Steps in as Virtualization Startup's Chief ScientistTech Times
The Band's Back Together: Woz Joins Startup Primary DataeWeek
Primary Data brings Woz aboard and talks virtualized storageGigaom
CIO New Zealand
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iTunes App Store No Longer Listing Freemium Apps As “Free” - Ubergizmo (blog)

November 19, 2014 - 5:42pm

Ubergizmo (blog)

iTunes App Store No Longer Listing Freemium Apps As “Free”
Ubergizmo (blog)
free get Freemium apps have gotten a lot of flack in the past for being misleading. This has led parents to believe that these so-called free apps won't cost them anything, only to find out that their kid has racked up thousands of dollars in in-app purchases.

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Yahoo dethrones Google as default Firefox search tool - PCWorld

November 19, 2014 - 5:42pm

Mashable

Yahoo dethrones Google as default Firefox search tool
PCWorld
Zach Miners covers social networking, search, and general technology news for the IDG News Service, and is based in San Francisco. More by Zach Miners. Mozilla has picked Yahoo to be the default search engine for its Firefox browser in the U.S., deposing ...
In major shift, Firefox to use Yahoo as default search engineCNET
Yahoo Replaces Google as Default Search on Firefox in USBusinessweek
Despite losing Google as its cash cow, Mozilla isn't dead yetZDNet
Mashable -San Jose Mercury News -Telegraph.co.uk
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Maybach who? Bentley brings true opulence to LA - SlashGear

November 19, 2014 - 5:42pm

SlashGear

Maybach who? Bentley brings true opulence to LA
SlashGear
Dear Mercedes, Bentley would like to show you what real luxury looks like. The new Mercedes-Maybach may be stunning the LA Auto Show with its interpretation of a private jet for the highway, but just around the corner it was British stalwart Bentley which ...

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