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Mafia III set in 1960s New Orelans
Mafia III follows new anti-hero Lincoln Clay, a disenfranchised Vietnam War vet in 1968 New Orleans. Following last week's tease, 2K Games have officially unveiled Mafia III, a game that looks set to break away from the series' roots to some degree.
Gamescom 2015: 'Mafia III' Trailer, Screenshots, Story InfoGeeks of Doom
Mafia III Trailer Is Bleak But Hints At Deeply Interesting GameBleeding Cool News
Mobs of the Mississippi – Mafia 3 tackles racism and war in 1960's New OrleansGamespresso
The Workprint -Metro -TechSpot
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10 stars who need to make their own mobile games, stat
On Tuesday, mobile game maker Glu announced that Nicki Minaj and Jason Statham had both signed deals for their likenesses to appear in mobile games. This is after Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Kylie and Kendall Jenner and Katy Perry all announced ...
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World's first 'unstealable bike' should help to stop thieves - it breaks when ...
A pioneering new cycle, claimed to be the world's first 'unstealable bike', breaks if anyone takes it. The two-wheeler, called the Yerka, is the work of three young inventors from Chile. Fed up of people stealing their wheels, Cristóbal Cabello, 22 ...
Chilean entrepreneurs working to release 'unstealable' bikeABC15 Arizona
Unstealable "Yerka" Bike Now Exists, Plus More Unstealable Objects That Will ...Bustle
'World's first unstealable bike' goes into productionKSL.com
Daily Mail -Christian Science Monitor -Yibada (English Edition)
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Google's Ultra-Fast Internet Service Expands to San Antonio
Google's ultra-fast Internet service is coming to San Antonio, the largest city yet to be promised the opportunity to accelerate the speed of their online access. With the addition of San Antonio announced Wednesday, a total of 24 U.S. cities scattered ...
The next city for Google Fiber is...CNNMoney
Google Wires San Antonio for Fiber-Optic InternetWall Street Journal (blog)
Google Fiber comes to San Antonio, TexasUSA TODAY
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Google Announces 'Stagefright' Bug Fix for Android Owners
Google tried to assuage fears over the "Stagefright" bug on Wednesday by announcing software updates to Android phones and software. Last week, security firm Zimperium announced that it discovered Stagefright, a flaw in Android devices that exposed ...
Google announces monthly Nexus security updates, but that won't fix AndroidPCWorld
Google gets serious about security: Monthly Nexus software updatesZDNet
Google to give Nexus devices monthly security updatesWashington Post
CNET -The Verge -Ars Technica
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YouTube Does Away With Its Wretched Practice Of Displaying “301+” Views
You use YouTube, everyone uses YouTube, so you know the “301+” number that this headline refers to. Before a video goes bananas with views, it gets paused at “301+” for some period of time just to make sure that the counts aren't being fluffed up by bots.
YouTube is getting rid of '301+ Views'Engadget
YouTube Says So Long to 301+ View CountsIGN
YouTube retires its classic 301+ views counterMashable
Digital Spy -TechnoBuffalo -The Verge
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Graava Action Camera Edits Your Footage For You
One of the problems of using an action camera like the GoPro is that after you've recorded half an hour or more of biking, skiing or some other activity, you don't really want to watch that whole video again — just the good parts. A new camera called ...
Graava Is A $249 Action Camera That Edits Highlight Videos For YouTechCrunch
Graava action cam auto-creates highlight reelsSlashGear
Bits | A New Action Camera, Born From a Cycling CrashNew York Times (blog)
Ubergizmo -Popular Science -PetaPixel (blog)
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Google Slides for Android now lets you share presentations via a Hangout video ...
Google today updated Google Slides for Android with support for streaming via Google Hangouts; you can download the new app now directly from Google Play. The company also updated Google Keep for Android with an option to export notes to Google ...
Google Slides Now Lets You Present From Your Android Device To Hangouts Video ...TechCrunch
Google Keep update lets you copy notes to Docs, while Google Slides update ...androidandme.com
Google Keep update enables easy copying to Docs, Slides gets video Hangouts ...PhoneDog
SlashGear -9 to 5 Google -Android Authority (blog)
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Facebook launches live video for public figures
Facebook is taking the plunge into live video. The social network announced it will allow public figures to broadcast live video through Facebook Mentions, an app celebrities can use to share information with fans of their official Pages. Broadcasts ...
Facebook jumps into the live video streaming crazeCNET
Facebook puts a celebrity twist on live-streaming videoMacworld
Facebook launches live streaming so you can engage with celebritiesMashable
TechCrunch -New York Daily News -Hollywood Reporter
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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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'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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