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The Spanish War Against Google - Bloomberg

December 12, 2014 - 5:38pm

CBC.ca

The Spanish War Against Google
Bloomberg
A new law has struck a blow for newspaper publishers—both impactful and quixotic—against the Internet death star. Emily Greenhouse t emserre. At least in Europe, the newspaper wars are not quite over. Five years ago this month, Eric Schmidt, the ...
What's at Stake in Google News' Exit From Spain's Web Content MarketeWeek
Experts disagree on impact of Google's Spain decisionFox News Latino
Web-surfers, newspapers worried over Google News closure in SpainGlobalPost
Zacks.com -SiliconBeat
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Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so - Charlotte Observer

December 12, 2014 - 2:42pm

Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so
Charlotte Observer
ANNAPOLIS, Md. A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are — and hail a ride home. Users enter their sex, height, weight, and number of drinks consumed to help figure out ...

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Nexus Need a Fix? Get the Device Assist App - Small Business Trends

December 12, 2014 - 2:31pm

Small Business Trends

Nexus Need a Fix? Get the Device Assist App
Small Business Trends
When your smartphone is on the blink, don't you just wish it would fix itself? And being apart from your mobile device while its being repaired can also be bad for business these days. For some Android users though, troubleshooting problems with their ...
Google Posts List Of Top Android Apps In 2014, Shows Desire To Get FitHot Hardware
Google Play releases the real “Best of 2014″KnowTechie

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Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so - KFOX El Paso

December 12, 2014 - 2:11pm

WJLA

Too many drinks? New cellphone app may tell you so
KFOX El Paso
A new federally funded cellphone app allows people who may have had one too many to get an idea just how drunk they are. On the Maryland app, users enter their sex, height, and weight, and number of drinks consumed to figure out their blood-alcohol ...
Maryland launches phone app to fight drunk drivingSan Francisco Chronicle

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Free to Play This Weekend on Steam - Maximum PC

December 12, 2014 - 12:05pm

Maximum PC

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Free to Play This Weekend on Steam
Maximum PC
It seems Steam is always cooking up a sale, and come next week, rumor has it the Winter Sale will kick off. In the meantime, you can still find discounts all over the place, though if you'd rather not spend any money at all, be advised that Steam is making Call ...
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's season pass holders get free lasersDigital Trends
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Season Pass Owners on Xbox get the AE4 TodayHardcore Gamer

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Chrysler expands Takata air bag recall - USA TODAY

December 12, 2014 - 11:56am

USA TODAY

Chrysler expands Takata air bag recall
USA TODAY
Chrsyler Group, prodded by U.S. safety regulators, will add thousands of vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force. Chrysler identifies 179,000 vehicles affected by the move, but some already have been recalled for the airbag ...
Chrysler expands Takata passenger-side air bag recall in USReuters
Chrysler expands air bag recallWashington Post
Chrysler grudgingly expands airbag recallCNNMoney

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Soundcloud for iPhone just got better, allowing users to make playlists on the go - Digital Trends

December 12, 2014 - 11:38am

Soundcloud for iPhone just got better, allowing users to make playlists on the go
Digital Trends
Soundcloud has made customization easier for the iPhone crowd. The streaming service announced an update to its iOS app today which allows users to create and edit playlists on the go. Users streaming on Soundcloud's iOS app for the iPhone can now ...

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What to expect from Sony at CES 2015 - Engadget

December 12, 2014 - 11:31am

Engadget

What to expect from Sony at CES 2015
Engadget
Didn't we just leave Vegas? Tech journalists the world over are probably asking themselves that question right now, and with good reason -- the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is set to open its many, many doors in sunny Nevada in just a few short weeks.
Sony Xperia Z3 vs. iPhone 6 – Which Smartphone Has the Better Camera?The Fuse Joplin

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2016 Audi Q7: First Look - Washington Post

December 12, 2014 - 11:24am

2016 Audi Q7: First Look
Washington Post
The 2016 Audi Q7 will be unveiled officially at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, and a major crash diet accompanies the second generation of the popular crossover SUV. READ: 2015 Nissan Murano: First Drive. The Q7 is one of the first vehicles to ride on a new ...

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Microsoft announces features and performance improvements for many Azure ... - PCWorld

December 12, 2014 - 11:02am

Visual Studio Magazine

Microsoft announces features and performance improvements for many Azure ...
PCWorld
Microsoft announced updates to many Azure services this week, previewing new services and moving others from preview to general availability as full working versions. For those running virtual machines (VM) in the Azure cloud, there are now two ways of ...
Microsoft makes Azure RemoteApp available globally, offers a number of new ...WinBeta
Using the ADO.NET Connection StringSQL Server Pro

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Steam Holiday Auction at a Halt After Suspected Exploits - The Escapist

December 12, 2014 - 10:53am

Steam Holiday Auction at a Halt After Suspected Exploits
The Escapist
The beginning of the Steam Holiday Auction has had some issues with Gems and is now temporarily closed. Valve's new event on Steam, the Holiday Auction, is on hold less than a day after it began. Valve has not stated yet when the auction will resume.

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Chrysler grudgingly expands airbag recall - CNNMoney

December 12, 2014 - 9:45am

Phys.Org

Chrysler grudgingly expands airbag recall
CNNMoney
Chrysler pointed out that it was expanding the recall even though it wasn't necessary and was doing so only to comply with a request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the main U.S. safety regulator, and "out of an abundance of caution." ...
Chrysler Expands Air Bag RecallABC News

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Dropbox makes it easy for workmates to edit Office files - Engadget

December 12, 2014 - 9:43am

Siliconrepublic.com

Dropbox makes it easy for workmates to edit Office files
Engadget
In November, Dropbox users gained the ability to edit Office files from within the app, thanks to its partnership with Microsoft. Now, the company has launched its first set of Project Harmony tools so groups of workmates can take advantage of that feature -- but ...
New Dropbox features allow multiple users to collaborate on MS Office filesSiliconrepublic.com
Dropbox launches Microsoft Office collaboration features for Word, Excel, and ...VentureBeat
Dropbox rolls out desktop Microsoft Office collaboration tool in early accessComputerworld
ZDNet -CMSWire -WinBeta
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YouTube finally lets you make GIFs without leaving YouTube - Mashable

December 12, 2014 - 9:27am

Mashable

YouTube finally lets you make GIFs without leaving YouTube
Mashable
Without any fanfare, YouTube has introduced a built-in GIF creation tool for selected videos and channels. Andy Baio, a former CTO of Kickstarter, first spotted the update on Thursday. See also: GIF vs. JIF: You're Probably Still Saying It Wrong. The rollout is ...
YouTube Gets A Built-In GIF CreatorTechCrunch
Stay Calm: YouTube Is Testing An Easy GIF ToolFast Company
YouTube Is Testing An Easy GIF-Making FeatureReadWrite
BBC News -Hot Hardware -Geek
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Sony's smart lock is yet another crowdfunding experiment - Engadget

December 12, 2014 - 9:05am

Crowdfund Insider

Sony's smart lock is yet another crowdfunding experiment
Engadget
It's probably fair to say that the Sony we once knew and loved is going away as the mega-corporation tries to reinvent itself. Part of that strategy is to go all-in on PlayStation, and another, it seems, is just to get members of the public to do its product testing for it ...
Sony Takes To Crowdfunding To Help Fund Qrio Smart Lock ProjectAndroid Headlines - Android News
Brief: Sony Hits Crowdfunding Platform Makuake to Raise Funds For New Smart ...Crowdfund Insider
Hacker target Sony's next hot idea: turning smartphones into door keysThe Japan Times
Gizmodo -Ubergizmo (blog)
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What's going on with Nintendo's Amiibo figurines? - Engadget

December 12, 2014 - 9:00am

Engadget

What's going on with Nintendo's Amiibo figurines?
Engadget
When Nintendo first introduced its Amiibo figures, senior product marketing manager at Nintendo of America Bill Trinen said that the toys open "a whole range of potential new gameplay experiences" for players on a character-by-character basis. And he's not ...
Nintendo Issues Statement on Amiibo Stock in America and Europe [UPDATE]GameSpot

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Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit that dupes virtual currency - SiliconANGLE (blog)

December 12, 2014 - 8:04am

Valve halts Steam Holiday Auction due to exploit that dupes virtual currency
SiliconANGLE (blog)
Steam Holiday Auction What started as a fun holiday event quickly devolved into a desperate cash-grab when Steam users discovered an exploit that allowed them to cheat the system. The intent behind the Steam Holiday Auction was to allow Steam users to ...

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Updated Google Play Guidelines Force Amazon to Revamp App - NDTV

December 12, 2014 - 7:35am

NDTV

Updated Google Play Guidelines Force Amazon to Revamp App
NDTV
Amazon's Android app listing was removed from Google Play search because of a change in Google's Developer Distribution Agreement, says Amazon. On Wednesday, multiple reports claimed that the Amazon app has been removed from Google Play ...

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Google moves engineers out of Russia - BBC News

December 12, 2014 - 7:30am

BBC News

Google moves engineers out of Russia
BBC News
Tech giant Google has confirmed reports that it plans to move engineers out of its office in Russia. The firm said it "remains committed" to Google users in the country and told the BBC it has relocated engineers in other countries on previous occasions. Google ...

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Google sued in Germany over video streaming patent - PCWorld

December 12, 2014 - 7:09am

Times of India

Google sued in Germany over video streaming patent
PCWorld
Google and YouTube have been sued in Germany for allegedly infringing on a video streaming patent owned by U.S. software company Max Sound. The case could lead to sales bans on several Google Android products. Max Sound alleges that Google and ...
Google, YouTube sued over H.264-related patentAfterDawn
Max Sound files patent suit against Google, YouTube in GermanyEconomic Times
Max Sound Corporation Files Multi-Million-Euro Lawsuit Against Google and ...MarketWatch

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