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Polar announces A360 24/7 fitness tracker with integrated heart rate monitor
polar-a360-1.jpg (Image: Polar) Polar is known for its highly accurate data collection and heart rate monitoring capability. It's taking 24/7 life and fitness tracking to the next level with the new Polar A360. When I wear and run with the Polar V800 I ...
Polar Now Puts Heart Rate Monitoring On Your Wrist With Its New A360 Fitness ...Gizmodo
Polar finally has a fitness tracker that can monitor your heartEngadget
Polar Introduces New A360 24/7 Fitness TrackerAndroid Headlines - Android News
Ars Technica -CNET -Digital Trends
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Konami Denies Hideo Kojima Has Left, Says He's "On Vacation"
Earlier today, The New Yorker published a story reporting that Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima parted ways with Konami earlier this month. The Tokyo based game company is denying this report, saying that Hideo Kojima is still an employee and is ...
Stefanie Joosten: Interview with a Quietly Rising StarJapan Today
Hideo Kojima officially out of Konami?Irish Examiner
Creator of Metal Gear Hideo Kojima left Konami two weeks ago claim sourcesMetro
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Apple Music hits 6.5 million paid users - Tim Cook
Apple Inc's new music streaming service has netted more than 6.5 million paid users, the tech giant's Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said on Monday. Speaking at a technology conference organised by The Wall Street Journal in Laguna Beach, Calif ...
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US announces task force to develop drone registry
WASHINGTON The Obama administration said on Monday that it would require drone owners to register their unmanned aircraft as part of an effort to curtail rogue drone flights that pose a danger to commercial aircraft and crowded public venues.
Get Ready To Stand In Line At The Department of Drone VehiclesHuffington Post
FAA To Require Registration For DronesCBS Local
FAA to require drones to be registered as sales soarDallas Morning News
messenger-inquirer -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -Arizona Daily Sun
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Apple Music loses 4.5M subs after trial expires
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. - Apple Music 's free 90-day trials began running out a few weeks ago, and the company has already lost 4.5 million subscribers who declined to keep paying. The service, which announced 11 million users during the first trial, now ...
Tim Cook Talks Apple Watch, iPhone 6s, Apple TV, Cars, Privacy, and More at ...Mac Rumors
Apple Music at 6.5M paid users, more than 15M total, says Tim CookApple Insider
Apple Music nabs 6.5M paying subscribers, Cook saysCNET
9 to 5 Mac (press release) -The Verge -Engadget
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Photos And Details Of Uber's Map-Making Car
Uber has a car with a bunch of cameras on it driving around collecting images to improve its maps, driving routes, and ETAs, TechCrunch has confirmed. And here are the first photos of it. When asked about an image dug up from a private Uber driver ...
Uber deploys fleet of mapping cars to collect street-level imaging dataApple Insider
Uber is using special camera cars to make pick-up time estimates less annoyingBusiness Insider
Uber is using Microsoft's old fleet of Bing cars to improve its maps dataThe Verge
Android Headlines - Android News -Ubergizmo
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Retrospective: The Nintendo Entertainment System
On October 18, 1985 (or October 19, 1985, depending on the source), Nintendo released its Nintendo Entertainment System in the U.S. The game console was released more than two years earlier in Japan as the Family Computer, or Famicom. The NES, as ...
Why Apple was terrified of Nintendo in 1991Washington Post
Super Mario Maker sells 500K copies in US and gives Wii U a boostVentureBeat
How Nintendo brought the NES to America — and avoided repeating Atari's mistakesMashable
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How one Austrian student took on American tech companies over privacy — and won
Earlier this month the European Union's top court struck down a major trade agreement that thousands of companies use to transfer Europeans' personal data to the United States, ruling that it violates the privacy rights of Europeans by allegedly ...
Facebook requests a say in Austrian student's privacy caseReuters
Irish court hears Facebook data privacy challengeBBC News
The Fallout from the Schrems Decision ContinuesJD Supra (press release)
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Lenovo upgrades its big idea: The 27-inch Yoga Home 900 is for homework or air ...
Lenovo's 27-inch Yoga Home 900, announced Monday, is built for the great American suburbs. For the family with a decently sized house and yards of counter space, this all-in-one PC could stand in the kitchen or family room for homework time. After ...
Lenovo Yoga 900 takes on the Microsoft Surface BookZDNet
Lenovo Adds AIO Desktop to Yoga LineupPC Magazine
The massive 27-inch Lenovo Yoga Home tablet brings back the tabletop PCCNET
Gizmodo -The Verge -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Navigation App Waze Gets A Huge Redesign – Now Less Cluttered, But Still Needs ...
The Google-owned navigation app Waze has a number of standout features – its ability to alert you to traffic conditions and speed traps, and re-route you around traffic jams, for example – but its user interface was not one of its better qualities ...
Waze's maps and traffic app gets a cleaner and smarter designEngadget
Waze for iOS gets redesigned with new look, simpler interface, improved ...Apple Insider
Waze navigation app gets a refreshed look with 4.0 updateThe Verge
Search Engine Land -Tech Times -Ubergizmo
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Doodle 4 Google contest dangles college scholarship
Google flavors its home page with doodles that commemorate significant people and events. The vast majority of the doodles are created in-house, but the search giant also hosts an annual contest for children. The Doodle 4 Google contest challenges ...
2015 Doodle 4 Google Contest Asks Students To Create A "What Makes Me...Me ...Search Engine Land
Your kid's Google Doodle can win them a $30K scholarshipEngadget
The Doodle 4 Google student art contest kicks off. *(And this year, DC is ...Washington Post
Apex Tribune -MediaPost Communications -VentureBeat
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Apple's race for electric car talent leaves one motorcycle startup in the doldrums
Above: An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, July 21, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar. SAN FRANCISCO (by Julia Love) – Apple Inc's aggressive recruitment of auto experts as it ...
Electric motorcycle startup shutters after losing top talent to AppleApple Insider
Apple's auto ambitions sideswipe electric motorcycle startupReuters
Electric Motorcycle Startup Mission Motors Ceases Operations After Losing ...Mac Rumors
The Verge -Patently Apple -International Business Times
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Apple Removes Over 250 iOS Apps With Ad SDK That Collects Personal User Data
SourceDNA, an analytics service that tracks iOS and Android code, has discovered hundreds of iOS apps that collect personally identifiable user information, including Apple ID email addresses and device identifiers, through a Chinese third-party ...
3rd-party ad APIs from China illegally collected data from hundreds of App ...Apple Insider
Hundreds Of Apps Banned From App Store For Accessing Users' Personal InformationTechCrunch
Apple Pulls Hundreds of Apps Using Private APIsPC Magazine
The Verge -Business Insider -Engadget -SourceDNA
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Google sweetens enterprise Apps deal
Google has been working hard to pitch its Apps productivity suite to the enterprise, but has come across a consistent snag: Companies are signed up for long-term volume licensing contracts with its competitors, especially Microsoft. Google has found ...
Google Goes After Microsoft & IBM By Making Google Apps For Work Free While ...TechCrunch
Google Plans to Help Companies Pay for the Switch to Google Apps for WorkWall Street Journal (blog)
Google for Work breaks out carrots and sticks for more customersZDNet
Washington Post -VentureBeat
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Facebook Now Warns Users If They're A Target Of State-Sponsored Attacks
Years after Google implemented a similar feature for Gmail users, Facebook says it will now begin alerting users if it suspects they're a target of state-sponsored attacks. That is, if the network believes a user's account has been either targeted or ...
Facebook warns users of potential state-sponsored attacksPCWorld
Facebook will warn you if you're subject to government 'attacks'Engadget
State-sponsored attack? Facebook will now tell you 'You've been hacked'ZDNet
Apex Tribune -Ledger Gazette -Geek Snack -Facebook
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HP's new Chromebooks are less colorful, but cheaper
It's getting towards the end of the year, and that means it's time for Hewlett-Packard's Chromebook 14 refresh. The 2015 release isn't as exciting as the $440 touchscreen model that appeared last December, but these are still some nice, well-priced ...
HP's Affordable Next Generation Chromebook Gets Premium Makeover With High ...MarketWatch
HP adds a colorful new 14-inch ChromebookCNET
HP's refreshed Chromebook 14 gets a price drop and longer battery lifeEngadget
SlashGear -Hot Hardware -TechRadar
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China's Xiaomi Just Launched A $316 'Hoverboard'
The Ninebot Mini (Image via Xiaomi). Last April Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi took part in an $80 million investment in scooter-maker Ninebot. At around the same time, Ninebot acquired its iconic American rival Segway for an undisclosed sum.
Xiaomi and Ninebot just launched a $315 self-balancing electric scooter in ChinaVentureBeat
Xiaomi Launches A Self-Balancing Scooter And New Mi TVTechCrunch
You can pilot Xiaomi's knee-high Segway with your smartphoneThe Verge
Engadget -Ubergizmo -Android Community
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