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BlackBerry to take on IoT headaches with Project Ion - PCWorld

May 21, 2014 - 6:01pm

Financial Post

BlackBerry to take on IoT headaches with Project Ion
PCWorld
BlackBerry says it can take back-end software development off the to-do lists of enterprises that want to take advantage of the Internet of Things. On Wednesday, the company showed off concept software for a cloud-based service on which enterprises will be ...
Blackberry's Project Ion aims to be IoT cloud solutionSlashGear
BlackBerry makes an unexpected play for the Internet of ThingsCITEworld
BlackBerry Reveals Project Ion, Its QNX-Powered Effort To Underpin The ...TechCrunch
Wall Street Journal -GigaOM
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Anonymous app Secret goes global, adds Android version - San Jose Mercury News

May 21, 2014 - 4:33pm

Anonymous app Secret goes global, adds Android version
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Secret is out. The anonymous social networking app that in less than four months has become the Silicon Valley sounding board for personal romances and rivalries, and one of the few unfiltered windows onto the underbelly of the ...

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Super trendy smoke alarm firm explains recall snafu - USA TODAY

May 21, 2014 - 3:56pm

TechCrunch

Super trendy smoke alarm firm explains recall snafu
USA TODAY
NEW YORK — It was a fiery moment for Nest Labs in April, when the company acquired earlier in the year by Google for $3.2 billion had to halt sales of its Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector, citing a safety concern. At the time, Nest CEO Tony ...
Recall by Google's Nest reveals 440000 fire alarms shipped in USReuters
Nest Recalls 440000 Smoke AlarmsMashable
Nest Recalls All 440K Protect Smoke Alarms, But Will Have them Back On The ...TechCrunch
WXYZ -AppAdvice -ConsumerReports.org
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Valve introduces a new way for you to play PC games in your home - GameSpot

May 21, 2014 - 2:14pm

Game Informer

Valve introduces a new way for you to play PC games in your home
GameSpot
Valve announced today that its new in-home streaming feature, which allows you to stream games from a "main" computer to any other rig in your home, is now available to all 75 million Steam users. Previously, the feature was only available to some users in ...
Steam enables in-home streamingComputerandvideogames.com
Steam In-Home Streaming Now Available, Lets You Play PC Games on Virtually ...TIME
Steam in-home streaming is live for all usersJoystiq
Gaming Age -FanSided -Ve3d.com
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ZeniMax files lawsuit against Oculus over VR tech - USA TODAY

May 21, 2014 - 2:11pm

MCV

ZeniMax files lawsuit against Oculus over VR tech
USA TODAY
ZeniMax Media, the parent company of video game publisher Bethesda Softworks, filed a lawsuit against virtual reality company Oculus VR, over trademarks tied to its popular headset. In a statement released Wednesday, ZeniMax accuse Oculus VR and ...
ZeniMax Media Inc. and id Software LLC File Suit against Oculus VR, Inc. and Its ...MarketWatch
Oculus VR and Palmer Luckey being sued by CTO's former employerEngadget
Luckey: Virtual reality's greatest danger is bad VRDevelop

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Steam In-Home Streaming Now Available for All Users - Ve3d.com

May 21, 2014 - 1:34pm

Steam In-Home Streaming Now Available for All Users
Ve3d.com
Now, if you have two computers on the same network signed into your Steam account, you can remotely install, launch, and play games through the second computer. The new service ultimately allows those with another lower powered computer—maybe an ...

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SmartThings sweetens its hub for consumers and developers in a bid to own the ... - GigaOM

May 21, 2014 - 1:08pm

GigaOM

SmartThings sweetens its hub for consumers and developers in a bid to own the ...
GigaOM
SmartThings has been an early mover in the connected home, but it's also been struggling to reconcile its vision of openness with a user-friendly product. Its latest app and business decisions should help. Shop-SmartThings-List-OnScreen. SmartThings, the ...
SmartThings officially launches its connected home platform with a new ...The Next Web

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PetMatch: Battersea Dogs criticises 'pet replacement' app - BBC News

May 21, 2014 - 12:20pm

BBC News

PetMatch: Battersea Dogs criticises 'pet replacement' app
BBC News
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home has warned that an app allowing people to find a new pet based entirely on looks risks reducing animals to disposable items. PetMatch runs image-recognition technology to match pictures of animals, selected by prospective ...
PetMatch App Finds Look-Alike DogsOutside Magazine
New app helps you find lookalike for FidoKXLY Spokane

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Facebook's iOS app now listens for identifiable TV & music when posting status ... - Apple Insider

May 21, 2014 - 11:40am

Business Insider

Facebook's iOS app now listens for identifiable TV & music when posting status ...
Apple Insider
Facebook on Wednesday launched a new, optional feature that allows its iPhone application to use the device's microphone to listen for and identify television and music content when posting a status update. The new feature will make it easier for users to ...
Facebook's New Shazam-Like Tool Knows What You're Watching and HearingMashable
Facebook Launches Shazam-Style 'Audio Recognition' For Music and TVNBCNews.com
Facebook Adds Shazam-Style Audio Recognition To Help You Automatically ...TechCrunch
Re/code -The Verge -AppAdvice
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Whistle Dog Activity Tracker Adds GPS Location Finder - PC Magazine

May 21, 2014 - 11:29am

GigaOM

Whistle Dog Activity Tracker Adds GPS Location Finder
PC Magazine
For a limited time, it's just $49 plus $5 per month to keep track of your dog with the WhistleGPS. 0shares. WhistleGPS dog activity monitor · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. Whistle Labs, which makes the Whistle Activity Monitor (for dogs), has a new version ...
Whistle's GPS collar will track your dog using a new network for the Internet of ...VentureBeat
A wireless network for gadgets set to arrive in San FranciscoComputerworld
Find my dog: Whistle bringing GPS to next-gen pet wearableCNET
SlashGear -GigaOM -MarketWatch
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Anonymous app Secret goes global, introduces Android version - San Jose Mercury News

May 21, 2014 - 11:23am

The Guardian

Anonymous app Secret goes global, introduces Android version
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Secret is out. The anonymous social networking app that in less than four months has become the Silicon Valley sounding board for personal romances and rivalries, and one of the few unfiltered windows into the underbelly of the ...
For Mobile Monetization, Choose Android for Ads and Apple For In-App PurchasesForbes

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Xbox One June update will bring external storage support - Inquirer

May 21, 2014 - 10:47am

Xbox One June update will bring external storage support
Inquirer
MICROSOFT ANNOUNCED on Wednesday that an upcoming Xbox One update will bring external storage support to the games console in June. External storage support has long been called for among Xbox One users, and Microsoft announced today that it ...

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The Kinect could have come built into the Xbox One - GameZone

May 21, 2014 - 10:40am

GameZone

The Kinect could have come built into the Xbox One
GameZone
Microsoft made 75 Xbox One prototypes before settling on the one we have today. Some of those prototypes included an Xbox One with a Kinect permantenly built into the system, Xbox industrial designer Car Ledbetter told Develop. "We actually built models ...
Xbox One's June update adds external storage, real names, UK OneGuideDigital Spy
Xbox One will soon support external storageGamasutra
Xbox One's June update adds your friends' real names and external drive supportEngadget
Gotta Be Mobile -MCV -Windows Phone Central
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Facebook Wants to Let You Ask Your Friends Their Relationship Status - Newsweek

May 21, 2014 - 10:28am

Newsweek

Facebook Wants to Let You Ask Your Friends Their Relationship Status
Newsweek
There's a (probably fictionalized) scene in The Social Network, David Fincher's dramatic account of Facebook's founding, wherein a young Mark Zuckerberg conceives of one of Facebook's trademark features. He's in a lab, a friend asks him if a classmate is ...

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Mimosa Secures $20 Million in New Funding Led by NEA - MarketWatch

May 21, 2014 - 10:06am

TechCrunch

Mimosa Secures $20 Million in New Funding Led by NEA
MarketWatch
CAMPBELL, Calif., May 21, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mimosa Networks, Inc ., a pioneer in last mile gigabit wireless technology, announced today a $20 million investment in Series C funding led by returning investor New Enterprise Associates (NEA).
Mimosa Networks raises $20M for super-fast Wi-Fi wireless internetVentureBeat
With $38M In Funding, Mimosa Networks Comes Out Of Stealth To Make ...TechCrunch
Mimosa Networks Raises $20M To Push Global High-Speed Wireless NetworkingWall Street Journal (blog)

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Apple's WWDC Keynote Happens June 2 At 10AM PT, New Hardware Said To ... - TechCrunch

May 21, 2014 - 9:28am

Business Insider Australia

Apple's WWDC Keynote Happens June 2 At 10AM PT, New Hardware Said To ...
TechCrunch
Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote will take place Monday, June 2 at Moscone West in San Francisco, according to a schedule for the conference just released via the company's iOS applications for the event. The keynote traditionally gets ...
How Does the Apple TV Work?Gotta Be Mobile

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3: 8 Winning Features - InformationWeek

May 21, 2014 - 9:28am

Washington Post

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: 8 Winning Features
InformationWeek
Has Microsoft finally cracked laptop-tablet hybrids? Here are eight ways Surface Pro 3 raises the bar. Microsoft touts its new Surface Pro 3 as the tablet that can replace a laptop -- which is the same thing it said about the original Surface Pro and last fall's ...
I'll buy Microsoft's stock over the Surface 3 ProMarketWatch
Microsoft already has a good small tablet—it's called the iPad miniArs Technica
Microsoft's priciest Surface Pro 3 costs more than two Macbook AirsInquirer
InfoWorld -CruxialCIO -The Fuse Joplin
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Facebook Inc (FB) Will Now Help You Fight Malware - ValueWalk

May 21, 2014 - 9:11am

TechWeekEurope UK

Facebook Inc (FB) Will Now Help You Fight Malware
ValueWalk
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) announced Tuesday that it is offering free anti-malware software to users if they are using infected devices. Security software companies F-Secure and Trend Micro are partnering with the social networking giant to offer the free ...
Trend Micro Expands Facebook Partnership with HouseCalleWeek

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For Mobile Monetization, Choose Android for Ads and Apple For In-App Purchases - Forbes

May 21, 2014 - 9:00am

For Mobile Monetization, Choose Android for Ads and Apple For In-App Purchases
Forbes
With the focus on market-share numbers in the smartphone world, any developer deciding which platform to work on would naturally be attracted towards Android over iOS. But those numbers hide a multitude of complexity and the competition between the ...

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Google admits it may place ads on thermostats, glasses, car dashboards ... - Apple Insider

May 21, 2014 - 8:58am

Apple Insider

Google admits it may place ads on thermostats, glasses, car dashboards ...
Apple Insider
Almost any display, from the wrist to the wall, could be fair game for Google to send advertisements, the company has admitted in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, going as far as to say that even refrigerators could one day serve ...
Google Thinks There May Eventually Be Ads in ThermostatsMashable
Google Could Soon Put Ads Almost Everywhere&&Even On Your FaceFast Company
Google ads could be coming to thermostats, refrigerators and car dashboardsEngadget
Android Headlines - Android News -Gizmodo -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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