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Facebook launches feature to allow businesses to privately message users
SAN FRANCISCO Aug 5 Facebook Inc rolled out features Wednesday that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.
Facebook aims to make it easier for companies to message youCNET
Facebook Empowers Pages To Provide Customer Support Over Private MessagesTechCrunch
Facebook's Page Creates New Ways To CommunicateMediaPost Communications
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Google and MIT can take reflection-free photos through windows
Who knew that reflection-free window photos were suddenly in vogue? Google and MIT do, apparently. Some of their researchers have developed an algorithm that eliminates unwanted visuals by using frames from a short video to separate the foreground ...
Wow: This Algorithm Can Separate Reflections from PhotographsPetaPixel (blog)
New Photo Software Removes Reflections From ImagesiDigitalTimes.com
Google and MIT researchers demo their photo reflection removal algorithmAndroid Authority (blog)
TechCrunch -The Tech Bulletin -MIT Technology Review
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Microsoft's New App Is PowerPoint for People Who Hate PowerPoint
If the idea of formatting a PowerPoint fills you with dread, then you might want to consider downloading Sway, a new presentation app from Microsoft out Wednesday. Rather than overwhelm users with nitpicky formatting options, Sway sits between the user ...
Microsoft makes Sway generally available for Windows 10, iOS, Office 365 usersZDNet
Microsoft's new Sway tool could turn your boring presentations into ones worth ...Mashable
Microsoft launches Sway out of preview along with new Windows 10 app, revamps ...VentureBeat
Fast Company -Engadget -The Seattle Times
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New York Times
'Right to Be Forgotten' Online Is Poised to Spread
New York Times
More than a year ago, in a decision that stunned many American Internet companies, Europe's highest court ruled that search engines were required to grant an unusual right — the “right to be forgotten.” Privacy advocates cheered the decision by the ...
Google rejects French order on global 'right to be forgotten'TV Newsroom
Google Says No Global 'Right To Be Forgotten'NewsFactor Network
Google challenges applicability of CNIL's “right to be forgotten” order to ...Data Protection Report
Dispatch Times -JD Supra (press release)
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Apple to patch actively exploited privilege escalation bug in OS X 10.10.5 ...
A recently-discovered flaw in Apple's desktop operating system that allows attackers to gain root-level access without requiring users' passwords will be reportedly be fixed in the final release of OS X 10.10.5, which is already in beta. There is no ...
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DJI Announces An New, Easy-To-Use Camera Drone, The Phantom 3 Standard
DJI has just announced a new camera drone, the DJU Phantom 3 Standard, an oddly-named quadcopter that features a built-in HD video camera, 25 minutes of flight time on one charge, and a special follow mode that lets your drone become a flying stalker ...
DJI's sub-$800 drone packs smart features for first-timersEngadget
First look: DJI's new $799 Phantom 3 Standard flying camera droneApple Insider
Flying DJI's new Phantom 3 Standard—better software, better cameraArs Technica
South China Morning Post (subscription) -Business Insider
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Microsoft Offers $1 Million Prize Pool at Halo World Championship
Microsoft is offering big bucks to attract professional gamers to its Halo game franchise. At the ongoing Gamescom conference, the Xbox-maker on Monday announced an e-sports competition with $1 million in prizes. The $1 million prize pool is a huge ...
With Halo 5, Microsoft seeks to lure e-sports playersEconomic Times
The Learning Network | News Q's | With Halo 5, Microsoft Seeks to Lure E ...New York Times (blog)
Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450MCV
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Skylake Review: Intel's 6th-gen CPU arrives with nice presents for gamers and ...
After an eternity of hype, innuendo and rumors, Intel's Core i7-6700K, code-named “Skylake,” is finally here—and it's actually worth the wait. But only if you have realistic expectations, not those built up on months of leaked “performance” numbers ...
Intel's new high-end Skylake Core i-series chips score high benchmarksCNET
Intel releases 6th generation Skylake processorsThe Australian
Intel targets gamers with sixth-gen 'Skylake' CPU launchEngadget
Inquirer -The Verge -Ars Technica
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China to tighten grip over country's internet users
China has tightened its grip over the country's 650m internet users by announcing moves to station police officers inside large internet companies to try to heighten censorship and prevent subversion, according to a senior security official. The move ...
China is putting police officers in internet company officesThe Verge
China to Embed Internet Police in Tech FirmsWall Street Journal
China to plant Internet police in top online firmsPCWorld
Economic Times -TechCrunch
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US researchers show computers can be hijacked to send data as sound waves
LAS VEGAS A team of security researchers has demonstrated the ability to hijack standard equipment inside computers, printers and millions of other devices in order to send information out of an office through sound waves. The attack program takes ...
How your washing machine can steal computer filesCNNMoney
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Hacking: Only Fiat Chrysler at risk
Stamford, Connecticut - Harman, which supplies car infotainment systems to Fiat Chrysler as well as many other manufacturers including BMW, Daimler and Volvo, says the hacking risk that led to the recall of 1.4 million Chryslers in July seems to be ...
Chrysler and Harman Hit With a Class Action Complaint After Jeep HackWired
Harman Says Car Hacking Risk Restricted to Fiat ChryslerNDTV
Fiat Recalls 1.4 Million Vehicles In The USSentinel Republic
Reuters -Washington Post
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EA's Mirror's Edge Catalyst shows how Faith became a hero
Electronic Arts showed off Mirror's Edge: Catalyst today at its Gamescom 2015 press briefing in Cologne, Germany. The game looks really polished, as the game's hero, Faith, makes her way at night through a futuristic city with all sorts of security ...
Mirror's Edge Catalyst Demo Shows Off Amazing Parkour GameplayGameSpot
Five Minutes of Mirror's Edge Catalyst GameplayKotaku
New Mirror's Edge Gameplay Footage Shown At Gamescom 2015Attack of the Fanboy
PlayStation LifeStyle -Express.co.uk -Shacknews
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Samsung Pay makes its way to smart TVs
Samsung is making it simpler to shop for apps, in-app purchases, books and movies, among other things, on its smart TVs. Months after launching its mobile payment system, the Korean company's now introducing a new service aptly called "Samsung Pay on ...
Samsung now lets you buy movies, apps, and games through your TVBusiness Insider
Samsung Pay lands on the most unlikely of devices: TVsSlashGear
Samsung Reveals New Smart TV Payment FeatureAndroid Headlines - Android News
VentureBeat -The Tech Bulletin -Finextra (press release)
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