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Facebook relaunches second Snapchat clone - The Guardian

June 18, 2014 - 5:46am

The Guardian

Facebook relaunches second Snapchat clone
The Guardian
Slingshot borrows Snapchat's key innovation of ephemeral messaging, allowing users to send photos which time out after being viewed, keeping fun missives away from users' camera rolls (and x-rated texts away from prying eyes). But the app adds in a few ...

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Cyber crims blackmailed Nokia - TechEye

June 18, 2014 - 3:26am

IBNLive

Cyber crims blackmailed Nokia
TechEye
Nokia appears to have paid millions of euro to protect an encryption key of the Symbian phones being made public by a hacker. MTV News investigative team found that in 2007 Nokia became a target of extortion and ended up paying several millions of euro ...
Nokia Paid Blackmailers Six Years Ago, Altering FutureValueWalk
Nokia 'paid millions to software blackmailers six years ago'Reuters

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​Twitter restores accounts and tweets previously blocked in Pakistan - Engadget

June 18, 2014 - 2:34am

​Twitter restores accounts and tweets previously blocked in Pakistan
Engadget
Back in May, Pakistani authorities requested the removal of multiple tweets and Twitter accounts that were, according to them, blasphemous or unethical. Now, Twitter has now restored said content. In the social network's words: "We have reexamined the ...
Twitter unblocks controversial content in Pakistan after reviewPC Advisor
Twitter unblocks 'blasphemous' accounts in PakistanCNET

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Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry - Top Tech News

June 18, 2014 - 2:17am

Top Tech News

Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry
Top Tech News
Google is flying in the face of the National Security Agency with a new Chrome browser add-on. The idea is to make your e-mail more secure · Relevant Products/Services -- and to provoke other e-mail providers to take similar measures. Dubbed End-to-End, ...

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Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry - Top Tech News

June 18, 2014 - 2:17am

Top Tech News

Google End-to-End E-Mail Encryption Challenges Industry
Top Tech News
Google is flying in the face of the National Security Agency with a new Chrome browser add-on. The idea is to make your e-mail more secure · Relevant Products/Services -- and to provoke other e-mail providers to take similar measures. Dubbed End-to-End, ...
Gmail Encryption May Stop NSA Snooping, Not Google'sInvestor's Business Daily

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OnLive and Wikipad Join Forces to Bring Big Games to Mobile Devices - MarketWatch

June 18, 2014 - 1:27am

TechCrunch

OnLive and Wikipad Join Forces to Bring Big Games to Mobile Devices
MarketWatch
LOS ANGELES, CA, Jun 17, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Wikipad, Inc., the leader in mobile gaming platforms, and OnLive(R), the leader in cloud gaming, have announced a partnership to bring full versions of AAA high-end PC games to Wikipad tablet ...
OnLive Is Now Streaming Top-Tier Games To The Wikipad Gaming TabletTechCrunch

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Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A With 5.1-Inch QHD Display, Snapdragon 805 ... - NDTV

June 18, 2014 - 12:55am

NDTV

Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A With 5.1-Inch QHD Display, Snapdragon 805 ...
NDTV
Samsung has announced an LTE-A variant of the Galaxy S5 in South Korea. The new variant of the Galaxy S5 will be exclusive to South Korea initially and has been priced at SKW 9,40,500 (translating to roughly Rs. 55,350). As of now, there is no word from ...

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South Carolina DMV tells gender non-conforming teen he can't take driver's ... - Washington Post

June 18, 2014 - 12:35am

Q13 FOX

South Carolina DMV tells gender non-conforming teen he can't take driver's ...
Washington Post
Getting your driver's license is supposed to be a relatively happy rite of passage, but for one South Carolina teen, it turned into much more of an ordeal because he is gender non-conforming. Chase Culpepper, 16, went to the Anderson, S.C. DMV to get his ...
Boy forced to remove makeup for license photoHLNtv.com
Male teen forced to remove make-up for first driver's license photoKMTV
DMV: take off the make-up!Wallowa County Cheiftain
New York Daily News -ABC News
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Spectrum purchases could keep T-Mobile afloat if merger fails - New York Post

June 17, 2014 - 9:47pm

Reuters

Spectrum purchases could keep T-Mobile afloat if merger fails
New York Post
T-Mobile CEO John Legere is making contingency plans in case a long-rumored takeover offer from Sprint falls through, The Post has learned. The nation's fourth-largest wireless carrier is offering to buy valuable spectrum from smaller rivals even though ...
Kansas City could lose 'Sprint Center' and much more in T-Mobile mergerKansas City Star (blog)
AT&T Boss: Sprint-T-Mobile Shouldn't Cut the Regulatory MustardChannel Partners
Sprint, T-Mobile Reportedly OK a $32 Billion Merger PriceTop Tech News
Android Headlines - Android News -Phandroid.com
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Google is facing new Android antitrust issues in Europe - BGR

June 17, 2014 - 8:51pm

BGR

Google is facing new Android antitrust issues in Europe
BGR
The European Union, which is working on finishing up its investigation of Google's Search business in Europe, may soon look into Google's Android app store-related business practices, GigaOm reveals. Portugal's Aptoide, an alternative Android app source ...

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Yahoo! follows! Google! by! posting! diversity! info! - Register

June 17, 2014 - 7:58pm

SFGate

Yahoo! follows! Google! by! posting! diversity! info!
Register
Yahoo! has become the latest firm to release information on the diversity of its work force. The Purple Palace released the report on Tuesday, breaking down its employees along both gender and ethnicity lines in its tech, non-tech and leadership divisions.
Yahoo reveals diversity of workforceSFGate
Yahoo Reveals Workforce Data, Joining Tech's Small Diversity ParadeNew York Times (blog)
Yahoo Is More Diverse Than Google, but Not by MuchTIME
VentureBeat -SiliconBeat -The Verge
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YouTube plans subscription music service - SFGate

June 17, 2014 - 7:50pm

Reuters

YouTube plans subscription music service
SFGate
INTERNET. YouTube plans music service. YouTube will start a subscription music service, the company acknowledged Tuesday after being dragged into a public dispute over royalties. The video site said that it is "adding subscription-based features for music ...
YouTube to launch paid music serviceReuters
YouTube's music service is running into contract snags with artists (updated)VentureBeat
Some Record Labels Are Cranky about YouTube's Streaming Music TermsThe Mac Observer
Financial Times -BeatCrave.com
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Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock Continues Its Climb -- Here's What You Need to Know - Motley Fool

June 17, 2014 - 7:08pm

Tesla Motors, Inc. Stock Continues Its Climb -- Here's What You Need to Know
Motley Fool
Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA ) stock ended the day with another nice gain, adding a 3% increase on top of its massive 9% boost yesterday. What's driving the stock price? Broadly, an increasingly realistic best-case scenario of meaningful EV adoption in the coming ...

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Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more - CNET

June 17, 2014 - 6:58pm

Behold 250 new emoji: Vulcan symbol, floppy disks, and more
CNET
The Unicode Consortium updates its emoji file with hundreds of new characters, ranging from a John Travolta-like disco dancer to a joystick. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; June 17, 2014 4:48 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.

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Gmail Encryption May Stop NSA Snooping, Not Google's - Investor's Business Daily

June 17, 2014 - 6:12pm

Gmail Encryption May Stop NSA Snooping, Not Google's
Investor's Business Daily
While Google's announcement that it wants to encrypt all Gmail messages while they're in transit was praised for making government spying more difficult, observers point out that the move won't save your messages from Google's own prying eyes. "The email ...

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Google Tops LinkedIn's List of Most Desirable Companies to Work For - Mashable

June 17, 2014 - 6:03pm

Top Tech News

Google Tops LinkedIn's List of Most Desirable Companies to Work For
Mashable
For the second straight year, Google claimed the top spot on LinkedIn's annual list of most InDemand Employers, a ranking of the companies LinkedIn members "most want to work for." Google edged out last year's runner-up, Apple, once again, leading a list ...
Yahoo Reveals Work Force Data, Joining Tech's Small Diversity ParadeNew York Times (blog)
Silicon Valley firms top another workplace list. Why it matters, even if you don't ...Washington Post
LinkedIn Follows Google's Lead, Reveals Employee DataChinatopix
Top Tech News
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Snapchat's new events feature is an obvious win for advertisers - VentureBeat

June 17, 2014 - 5:57pm

Snapchat's new events feature is an obvious win for advertisers
VentureBeat
How can you leverage mobile to increase profitability for your company? Find out at MobileBeat, VentureBeat's 7th annual event on the future of mobile, on July 8-9 in San Francisco. Register now and save $200!
Snapchat Rolls Out Collaborative 'Our Story'PC Magazine
Snapchat launches a feature called "Our Story"Pulse 2.0
Apps: Facebook takes on Snapchat, Snapchat debuts group stories, Automatic ...Apple Insider
Mashable -PhoneDog -Softonic EN
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phone preloaded with spyware - The Southland Times

June 17, 2014 - 5:53pm

The Southland Times

phone preloaded with spyware
The Southland Times
HASH-TAGGED: German security firm G Data Software says the Star N9500 is full of malicious code. Relevant offers. A cheap brand of Chinese-made smartphones carried by major online retailers comes preinstalled with espionage software, a German ...

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NetApp gets serious about all-flash shared storage with FAS8080 EX array - PCWorld

June 17, 2014 - 5:25pm

The VAR Guy

NetApp gets serious about all-flash shared storage with FAS8080 EX array
PCWorld
Growing demand for flash continues to rock enterprise storage, with NetApp becoming the latest big vendor to shape a new product around the high-speed media. On Tuesday, NetApp introduced the FAS8080EX, a shared array that is optimized for use with ...
NetApp upgrades high, low and all-flash FAS array systemsTechTarget
NetApp Releases Unified Storage System for Enterprise UsersThe VAR Guy

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Nike finally releases FuelBand app for Android - CNET

June 17, 2014 - 3:57pm

Mobile Burn

Nike finally releases FuelBand app for Android
CNET
Nike announces Android support for its FuelBand fitness tracker just months before the expected launch of Apple and Google-made wearables. Too little too late? by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; June 17, 2014 12:15 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Nike+ FuelBand Finally Comes to AndroidWall Street Journal (blog)
Two years on Nike FuelBand finally gets a companion Android appTechRadar UK
Nike Fuelband Android app finally touches downTrustedReviews
Mobile Burn -androidandme.com -TechCrunch
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