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Dropbox and you: A future where apps drive cloud storage - PCWorld (blog)

April 10, 2014 - 12:24pm

Dropbox and you: A future where apps drive cloud storage
PCWorld (blog)
For companies in the cloud storage business, standing out from the pack isn't getting any easier, as many competing services are racing to the bottom with both free and paid offerings. That explains why some providers, such as Dropbox and Box, are ...

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Google Strengthens Android App Security With Continuous Post-Install Scans - TechCrunch

April 10, 2014 - 12:04pm

ABC News

Google Strengthens Android App Security With Continuous Post-Install Scans
TechCrunch
Google is making a change to its Android security systems today that is meant to ensure that users who install apps from outside of the Google Play store are a bit safer from malicious apps. Currently, Android users can have Google scan their apps for ...
Google's top paid Android app said to be fakeWashington Post
The One Thing Mobile Users Can Agree on: GamesWall Street Journal (blog)
'Fake' Android antivirus app developer says Virus Shield was a 'foolish mistake'The Guardian
NDTV -Firstpost -Engadget
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Receives the Teardown Treatment, Battery Disappointingly ... - Droid Life

April 10, 2014 - 11:05am

Droid Life

Samsung Galaxy S5 Receives the Teardown Treatment, Battery Disappointingly ...
Droid Life
After seeing what happens to the Galaxy S5 when you smack it with a hammer, we don't think any tear downs or drop tests will ever live up to that awesomeness. However, the good folks at iFixIt, a website dedicated to tearing down your favorite gadgets to ...

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HTC One M8 arrives in more stores - BetaNews

April 10, 2014 - 10:14am

BetaNews

HTC One M8 arrives in more stores
BetaNews
Well, hell, someone pinch me and tell me this is April 11th; my calendar says the 10th. Because HTC sent BetaNews email (and tweeted) that the One M8 is available now. I called several AT&T stores, which confirmed sales starting today; Sprint also. T-Mobile ...
HTC One M8 now available in-store nationwidePhandroid.com
Galaxy S5 vs. HTC One (M8): Camera shootout!Computerworld (blog)
HTC One (M8) Google Play edition initial hands-onAndroid Community

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Day 2 of 3: T-Mobile Unleashes You to Experience Tablets Beyond the Wi-Fi ... - Wall Street Journal

April 10, 2014 - 10:06am

Day 2 of 3: T-Mobile Unleashes You to Experience Tablets Beyond the Wi-Fi ...
Wall Street Journal
T-Mobile becomes the only major national carrier or retailer offering LTE tablets for the price of Wi-Fi-only models. And now get free data through 2014 when you add tablets to your voice plans. BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2014--.

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Microsoft Azure Solidifies Borg-like Reach with New EU Approval - Windows IT Pro

April 10, 2014 - 9:45am

Windows IT Pro

Microsoft Azure Solidifies Borg-like Reach with New EU Approval
Windows IT Pro
One of the big speed bumps in Microsoft Azure adoption in Europe has been due to the strict EU Privacy Laws prohibiting border jumping of customer data. This week a new approval by the EU's 28 data protection authorities ensures that Microsoft Azure ...
Microsoft cloud enterprise services get EU privacy clearanceTelecompaper (subscription)

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Sonos Adds Google Play Music Support With A Little Bonus - TechCrunch

April 10, 2014 - 8:58am

Geek

Sonos Adds Google Play Music Support With A Little Bonus
TechCrunch
Finally! Sonos now supports Google Play Music and even allows Android users to cast music to a speaker a la Chromecast and bypass the Sonos app entirely. Users do not need to subscribe to Google's music service. Support was also added for the free ...
Sonos now lets you beam Google Play MusicConsumerReports.org
Sonos adds Google Play Music, with Chromecast-style control on AndroidCNET
Sonos adds Google Play Music, enables casting from within Google's appGigaOM
Android Headlines - Android News -Android Community -Android Police
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Will Facebook-Oculus purchase advance virtual reality? - USA TODAY

April 10, 2014 - 8:32am

Stuff.co.nz

Will Facebook-Oculus purchase advance virtual reality?
USA TODAY
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was 9 years old when the Sega VR headset graced the cover of Popular Science. Virtual reality in 1993 was a nascent technology with emerging products that let gamers wear a head-mounted display to battle pterodactyls at ...
Future Apple TV May Be An Oculus Rift-Style Headset [Patent]Cult of Mac
Video: You can now control your Parrot AR drone with Oculus RiftBGR
Facebook can fuel Oculus growthStuff.co.nz
The Warwick Advertiser -Hindu Business Line -Daily Caller
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RealNetworks Launches LISTEN(TM) In The US - Wall Street Journal

April 10, 2014 - 8:06am

RealNetworks Launches LISTEN(TM) In The US
Wall Street Journal
T-Mobile First in the U.S. to Offer New App that Lets Music Lovers Play Favorite Songs and Custom Greetings for Callers. SEATTLE, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) today announced that LISTEN(TM), an innovative new ...
Listen Is RealNetworks' New Smartphone App For Ringback Tones, And It's ...TechCrunch
RealNetworks Tries to Revive the Ringback ToneRe/code

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Hands on with Carousel for Dropbox, your new mobile photo hub - TechHive

April 10, 2014 - 8:03am

Hands on with Carousel for Dropbox, your new mobile photo hub
TechHive
Dropbox's camp had a busy week, unleashing a slough of new apps and services on Wednesday that push the company away from strictly storage and into the lifestyle app arena. Carousel was one of them, an app for curating, storing, and sharing photos and ...

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GM puts two engineers on paid leave in wake of mass recall - The Detroit News

April 10, 2014 - 7:50am

GM puts two engineers on paid leave in wake of mass recall
The Detroit News
General Motors has placed two company engineers on paid leave in the wake of an internal investigation into the company's recall of 2.6 million vehicles for ignition switch defects linked to at least 13 deaths and 32 crashes. (John T. Greilick / The Detroit News).

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Wordpress Owner Automattic Makes Longreads Purchase for Undisclosed Fee - CMS Critic

April 10, 2014 - 7:04am

Wordpress Owner Automattic Makes Longreads Purchase for Undisclosed Fee
CMS Critic
Automattic, the company behind WordPress, have purchased Longreads for an undisclosed fee - according to the Longreads blog. Longreads describe themselves as providing, "the best storytelling on the web". The online publication offers one story per day ...
Automattic (The Company Behind WordPress) Acquires LongreadsSocial News Daily
Automattic makes another bet on content by acquiring LongreadsVentureBeat
Automattic, Steward of Wordpress.com, Snaps Up LongreadsBusinessweek
GigaOM -TechCrunch
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Twitter Unveils New Design - Top Tech News

April 10, 2014 - 2:55am

The Guardian

Twitter Unveils New Design
Top Tech News
Many of the changes that Twitter is implementing are undoubtedly going to attract more businesses. Now that Twitter has added pinned tweets, businesses can begin to use the platform like they use Facebook, by keeping important deals or announcements at ...
Twitter giving users a new experienceWREX-TV
Twitter and Cover - An acquisition doomed to obscurityStark Insider

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Some thoughts on the passing of Windows XP - BetaNews

April 10, 2014 - 2:00am

BetaNews

Some thoughts on the passing of Windows XP
BetaNews
Windows XP It may be hard to believe but there was a time when people looked forward to new versions of operating systems. Before Windows XP many PC operating systems were not very good. The developers of applications had to code around problems.
Windows XP remains the most popular OS in ChinaCCTV
Gartner offers ten best practices for organizations still running Windows XPWinBeta

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Google releases Project Ara Module Developers Kit - Fudzilla

April 10, 2014 - 1:59am

Android Community

Google releases Project Ara Module Developers Kit
Fudzilla
Google has released the official Project Ara Module Developers Kit (MDK). The kit is of course supposed to provide developers with guidelines necessary to do their magic, but it also gives us more insight. Project Ara is based on an endoskeleton and the ...
Google releases Project Ara Module Developers Kit with design guidelinesNDTV
It's Finally Time For The Module Developers Kit (MDK) Thanks To Google's ...Techtree.com
Project Ara MDK tells OEMs how to design modulesAndroid Community
Android Headlines - Android News -Engadget -SlashGear
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'Invisible' bonnet will blow your mind - iAfrica.com

April 9, 2014 - 11:40pm

'Invisible' bonnet will blow your mind
iAfrica.com
Land Rover says it is developing pioneering technology to give its customers a digital vision of the terrain ahead by making the front of the car "virtually invisible". Cameras located in the vehicle's grille capture data used to feed a Head-Up Display, effectively ...

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AT&T is poised to take gigabit fiber broadband to North Carolina - CNET

April 9, 2014 - 11:12pm

AT&T is poised to take gigabit fiber broadband to North Carolina
CNET
AT&T says it's in the final stages of negotiating a deal with cities in the North Carolina Triangle region to deploy its U-verse GigaPower gigabit fiber broadband service. by Marguerite Reardon · @maggie_reardon; April 9, 2014 9:03 PM PDT. comments. 0.
AT&T to Build Out Ultrafast Internet in North CarolinaWall Street Journal
AT&T Challenges Google With North Carolina Fiber PlansBloomberg
Many in North Carolina Closer to Up to 1 Gigabit Network Speeds Delivered by ...MarketWatch
Winston-Salem Journal -WRAL Tech Wire -News & Observer
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First Forstall, now Christie - DailyTech

April 9, 2014 - 7:25pm

Wall Street Journal

First Forstall, now Christie
DailyTech
Over the past two years, there have been a few executive shakeups at Apple. The most high-profile change happened when Scott Forstall was shown the door in October 2012. Often described as a the most “Jobsian” Apple employee (and with a temper to ...
Apple's Chief of Design Jony Ive Expands Authority Over SoftwareBloomberg
Apple to lose key iPhone engineerCNET
Apple's Star Designer Set to Expand RoleWall Street Journal
The Verge -Apple Insider -Haverzine
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Dropbox grows leadership team with Condoleezza Rice - CNET

April 9, 2014 - 5:51pm

NBC Southern California

Dropbox grows leadership team with Condoleezza Rice
CNET
At first glance, it seems like an unusual choice. But, the cloud storage service is trying to grow its international presence, which is something a former US Secretary of State should know how to do. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; April 9, 2014 3:33 PM PDT.
Dropbox fills out its leadership roster as it bounds toward a public offeringVentureBeat
Dropbox adds former Secretary of State Rice to boardZDNet
Dropbox adds new Mailbox clients, photo syncing, and Condoleezza RiceArs Technica
TechCrunch -Boing Boing -The New Civil Rights Movement
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Motorola Mobility Names Osterloh as President, Operating Chief -- 2nd Update - Wall Street Journal

April 9, 2014 - 5:20pm

The Droid Guy

Motorola Mobility Names Osterloh as President, Operating Chief -- 2nd Update
Wall Street Journal
Motorola Mobility named Rick Osterloh as the company's president and chief operating officer as the handset maker is in the process of being sold by Google Inc. to China's Lenovo Group Inc. Mr. Osterloh, a Silicon Valley veteran who has been leading all ...
Under Lenovo, Motorola picks a new but familiar leaderEngadget
Motorola names new COO as it prepares to move from Google to LenovoCNET
Rick Osterloh is the new COO and President of Motorola MobilityThe Droid Guy
PC Magazine -CIO
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