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No More Foursquare Mayors: New App Launches Next Week - Fox Business

May 9, 2014 - 5:04pm

Daniel Rubino

No More Foursquare Mayors: New App Launches Next Week
Fox Business
Foursquare, the app known for its location sharing, will have a new identity next week. Foursquare will be launching Swarm for “check-ins” and the existing Foursquare app will aim to compete with Yelp (YELP), as the game changes for the company. Founded ...
Foursquare Freezes Mayors Ahead Of Swarm LaunchPC Magazine
Foursquare goes Oprah: You're a mayor and you're a mayorEngadget
Foursquare's new Swarm app means the death of badges & mayorsVentureBeat
Fast Company -The Wire -Phandroid.com
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Tomodachi Life controversy prompts Nintendo to promise same-sex ... - Neoseeker

May 9, 2014 - 4:31pm

ABC17News.com

Tomodachi Life controversy prompts Nintendo to promise same-sex ...
Neoseeker
Controversy erupted earlier this week over the lack of same-sex relationships in Nintendo's upcoming oddball life-sim Tomodachi Life. What started as a fan movement requesting same-sex relationships be added to the game became a full on fiasco with ...
Nintendo apologizes after same-sex protestKXLY Spokane
Nintendo promises 'more inclusive' games in wake of #Miiquality campaignEngadget
GLAAD Issues Statement on Lack of Same-Sex Relations in Tomodachi Life ...Arcade Sushi
The Verge -Gamenguide -Kotaku
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Chrome OS May Soon Gain Remote Wipe and Lock - Tom's Hardware Guide

May 9, 2014 - 3:35pm

SlashGear

Chrome OS May Soon Gain Remote Wipe and Lock
Tom's Hardware Guide
Back in August 2013, Google released Android Device Manager (ADM), a free service that allows Android phone and tablet users to track down their gadget. Of course, the device has to be on for the service to work, as Google tracks using GPS and Wi-Fi.
Chrome Canary for Mac lets you open files with Web AppsSlashGear
Chrome Apps Gaining OS X Finder Integration to Open Mac Files by DefaultMac Rumors
Soon you will be able to lock, erase and locate your lost ChromebookMuktware
Engadget -9 to 5 Mac
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Chrysler recalls 780000 minivans for faulty switches - USA TODAY

May 9, 2014 - 3:08pm

Economic Times

Chrysler recalls 780000 minivans for faulty switches
USA TODAY
Chrysler Group is recalling 780,000 minivans to replacing power window switches that can short-circuit and overheat or catch fire if moisture comes in contact with them. Chrysler says it has reports of 36 incidents, some of which have involved fires that were ...
Chrysler recalling 780477 minivans for overheating power window ventsAutomotive News
Chrysler recalls minivans over window switchNew Zealand Herald
Chrysler recalls 780477 minivans for possible overheating switchReuters Canada
WXYZ
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Apple can Extract Data even from a Password Protected iPhone or iPad - iOS Doc

May 9, 2014 - 2:44pm

iOS Doc

Apple can Extract Data even from a Password Protected iPhone or iPad
iOS Doc
Apple has the technical ability to disclose a wide range of information about a user upon the request of the authorities – from the person's name and contact information to their photos and e-mail content. This refers to the new company policy of cooperation ...

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Microsoft's Office Mix turns PowerPoints into 'interactive online lessons' - BetaNews

May 9, 2014 - 1:35pm

BetaNews

Microsoft's Office Mix turns PowerPoints into 'interactive online lessons'
BetaNews
Microsoft has released the first customer preview of Office Mix, a free PowerPoint 2013/Office 365 add-in which makes it easier to create and share your presentations. There are new tools to record you giving your presentations, draw on slides as though they ...
3 Ways You Can Run Microsoft Office for Free and LegallyCultureMob (blog)

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Soon you will be able to lock, erase and locate your lost Chromebook - Muktware

May 9, 2014 - 1:32pm

Muktware

Soon you will be able to lock, erase and locate your lost Chromebook
Muktware
If you recall the first Google Chrome ads, the device was promoted as a disposable PC which you can lose without loosing your data which was always on Google servers. But what if someone steals your Chromebook with some very sensitive data on it?

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Oracle Can Pursue Claims Google Copied Java, Court Says - Bloomberg

May 9, 2014 - 1:21pm

Wall Street Journal

Oracle Can Pursue Claims Google Copied Java, Court Says
Bloomberg
Oracle Corp. (ORCL) won a U.S. appeals court bid to revive claims that Google Inc. (GOOG) copied its Java programming language to develop the Android operating system, in a case that split Silicon Valley. The shortcuts created by Java to perform basic ...
UPDATE 2-Oracle wins copyright ruling against Google over AndroidReuters
Google victory against Oracle overturnedFinancial Times
Oracle Corporation wins copyright ruling against Google IncValueWalk
ReadWrite -PCWorld -Financial Express
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US Navy unveils NeRd, a secure e-reader without Wi-Fi and ports - The Next Digit

May 9, 2014 - 1:17pm

US Navy unveils NeRd, a secure e-reader without Wi-Fi and ports
The Next Digit
In order to create an alternative for smartphones and tablets which can't be used by sailors at all times due to security reasons, the U.S Navy has launched a secure e-reader named NeRD. 140508104431-navy-e-reader-story-top The e-reader which is ...

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5 top tips for Chromebooks - ITworld.com

May 9, 2014 - 1:11pm

The Next Digit

5 top tips for Chromebooks
ITworld.com
May 09, 2014, 2:06 PM — Got a Chromebook and want to get more out of it? I've got help --- use these five great Chromebook tips. Peer deep into your system. Want to get more details about the current state of your hardware and software? It's simple to do.
Google hints at remote wipe, lock and locate features for ChromebooksPCWorld (blog)
Lenovo Unveil The N20 and N20p Chromebooks, Coming This Summer.n3rdabl3
Google tries again with over 20 new Intel-powered Chromebook modelsFierceCIO
Tech Insider -Notebook Review
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You can now reset your Twitter password with a text - TechRadar UK

May 9, 2014 - 1:08pm

You can now reset your Twitter password with a text
TechRadar UK
Twitter has added a couple of new security features that should make it easier for users to reset their passwords when necessary and keep their accounts secure. Firstly Twitter users can now verify their mobile numbers with the social network and choose to ...

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What Really Happens to Your Deleted Internet Messages and Photos - ABC News

May 9, 2014 - 12:13pm

ABC News

What Really Happens to Your Deleted Internet Messages and Photos
ABC News
You send a private photo to a friend who views it for a few seconds before it disappears forever, right? Wrong! Even after Snapchat admitted photos sent using the popular app don't evaporate into the ether after all, experts say users still don't grasp how ...
Think Snapchat Doesn't Store Data? Think Again.The News Ledge
Snapchat admits photos don't “disappear” foreverwtkr.com
American Apparel (APP), FTC Settle Customer Data Transfer ChargesStreetInsider.com (subscription)
The Independent -Bustle -IDG News Service
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Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Crossovers; GM Recalls 9000 Sedans - New York Times

May 9, 2014 - 11:39am

Toronto Star

Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Crossovers; GM Recalls 9000 Sedans
New York Times
In two actions, Ford is recalling nearly 1.4 million vehicles from the 2013-14 model years for an air bag malfunction and door handles that may not latch properly, the automaker said Friday. The air bag issue covers about 692,500 Escape and C-Max models, ...
Ford Recalls Nearly 700000 VehiclesWall Street Journal
Ford recalls over 750000 vehicles for software, door-handle faultsReuters
Ford recalls more than 692000 vehiclesKansas City Star

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Why CNN is bringing its citizen journalism tool to Google Glass - ZDNet

May 9, 2014 - 10:32am

ZDNet

Why CNN is bringing its citizen journalism tool to Google Glass
ZDNet
glass-hero (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive). CNN has become the first major U.S. news outlet to embrace wearable technology as a means to gather reports from citizen journalists around the country and the world.
Google Glass Gets Support For CNN iReport For Citizen JournalistsAndroid Headlines - Android News
Raleigh optometrist makes prescription lenses for Google GlassWRAL.com
CNN iReport comes to Google Glassandroidandme.com
TechRadar UK -Engadget -SlashGear
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Confusion reigns after Bitly data breach - SC Magazine UK

May 9, 2014 - 10:14am

SC Magazine UK

Confusion reigns after Bitly data breach
SC Magazine UK
URL link shortening service Bitly has asked its users to change passwords and their API key and OAuth token after revealing that some user accounts have been compromised. But precise details on the attack have not been made public. Confusion reigns ...
Link shortener Bitly disconnects users' Facebook and Twitter accounts over ...Washington Post (blog)
bit.ly warns users to change details after being hackedAbsolute Gadget
Bitly Accounts CompromisedValueWalk
Techie News -Inquirer -TechRadar UK
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California “kill switch” bill passes State Senate - Android Community

May 9, 2014 - 10:14am

Android Community

California “kill switch” bill passes State Senate
Android Community
With 26 for and 8 against, the State Senate of California went beyond the required 21 votes to get the "kill switch" bill cleared. Now the final word rests upon California Governor Jerry Brown to make it into a law. Last February, California Democrat State ...

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Fiat relocates to London - Telegraph.co.uk

May 9, 2014 - 10:13am

Telegraph.co.uk

Fiat relocates to London
Telegraph.co.uk
The newly formed Fiat Chrysler car company will be headquartered not in the US or Italy but in London, head of the firm Sergio Marchionne has said. “It's clear that group executive functions, the board, my office, some of my functions, need to operate out of ...
Report: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles HQ Moving to LondonAutomobile Magazine
Sergio Marchionne's (too?) audacious planToronto Star
Fitch Says Fiat Chrysler Plan Risky, Doesn't Change RatingWall Street Journal
Petoskey News-Review -The Malay Mail Online -Edmunds.com
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California smartphone 'kill switch' bill advances - ECNmag.com

May 9, 2014 - 7:52am

ECNmag.com

California smartphone 'kill switch' bill advances
ECNmag.com
State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, urges lawmakers to approve his SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all ...

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Netflix price hike is $1 extra per month, £1 in UK and €1 in Europe - CNET

May 9, 2014 - 7:06am

The Guardian

Netflix price hike is $1 extra per month, £1 in UK and €1 in Europe
CNET
The new, higher price only affects new subscribers, the streaming service says, with existing Netflix customers exempt from paying extra for two years. by Luke Westaway · @lukewestaway; May 9, 2014 2:11 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Netflix announces 17% price increase for UK customers: US costs growing soonITProPortal
Netflix Canada to raise prices by $1CBC.ca
Netflix announces immediate fee increase for new UK subscribersThe Guardian
Daily Mail -MCV
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Apple hires Nokia's Lumia photography lead - The Verge

May 9, 2014 - 5:06am

Daniel Rubino

Apple hires Nokia's Lumia photography lead
The Verge
Apple has hired a senior figure from Nokia's camera division. Lumia photography lead Ari Partinen, whose LinkedIn profile lists a history of working on Nokia cameras from 2007, announced on Twitter that he is making his way to Cupertino in June. Partinen is ...
Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead Will Be Joining AppleUbergizmo
Apple hires Nokia's phone camera leadAfterdawn.com
Nokia camera specialist moves to AppleTelecoms.com
Cult of Mac -Mac Rumors -9 to 5 Mac
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