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OnePlus One gets delayed over 'security issues' - Engadget

June 11, 2014 - 6:57am

Android Community

OnePlus One gets delayed over 'security issues'
Engadget
OnePlus One equals more than the number of units of this $300 smartphone that have so far been shipped to paying customers. The high-spec, low-cost Android handset was meant to launch back in May, but the manufacturer has now admitted that it's ...
The One Plus One Gets Delayed Again Over A Security IssueTechtree.com
OnePlus One delayed due to software bugsCNET
OnePlus One delay blamed on new OpenSSL bugsAndroid Community
NDTV -Ubergizmo -iDigitalTimes.com
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Microsoft rebuffs US demand for emails held overseas - Computerworld

June 11, 2014 - 6:33am

Siliconrepublic.com

Microsoft rebuffs US demand for emails held overseas
Computerworld
IDG News Service - Microsoft has in a landmark case challenged in U.S. federal court a search warrant for private email communications located in the company's facility in Dublin, Ireland, after a magistrate judge quashed in April its opposition to the warrant.
Microsoft fights US effort to 'break down the doors' of its Irish datacentreZDNet
Daily Report: Microsoft Challenges Federal Warrant for Data Stored OverseasNEWS.GNOM.ES
Microsoft stands up for customer rights -- fights US government search warrantWinBeta
iTWire -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Google buys satellite start-up for $500m - gulfnews.com

June 11, 2014 - 6:23am

Gizbot

Google buys satellite start-up for $500m
gulfnews.com
San Francisco/London: Google is spending half a billion dollars on a start-up that makes and launches satellites, in order to improve the accuracy of its mapping service and eventually expand Internet access around the world. The acquisition of satellite ...
Google buys satellite company Skybox ImagingtheEword

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Google buys satellite firm for $500m - Independent Online

June 11, 2014 - 6:04am

Google buys satellite firm for $500m
Independent Online
San Francisco - Google said it's acquiring satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million as it works to bolster its mapping services and improve Internet access. The all-cash deal is subject to adjustments, the Mountain View, California-based company ...

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The war on Uber continues. French taxi-drivers threaten 'escargot operation' in ... - Washington Post

June 11, 2014 - 5:11am

Washington Post

The war on Uber continues. French taxi-drivers threaten 'escargot operation' in ...
Washington Post
The war on Uber, dubbed “Ubergeddon” by the Wall Street Journal, is spreading in Europe. More than 30,000 cab and limo drivers have promised to bring traffic to a standstill in major European cities on Wednesday to protest Uber, the ridesharing service that ...
Uber adds London black cabs to app on day of protestTelegraph.co.uk
European taxi drivers stage Uber protestsUSA TODAY
Traffic Snarls Expected in Europe as Taxi Drivers Protest Against UberNew York Times (blog)
Reuters UK -Financial Times -The Independent
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Here's what made Grim Fandango a legendary adventure game - Engadget

June 11, 2014 - 4:08am

Gamenguide

Here's what made Grim Fandango a legendary adventure game
Engadget
When Double Fine said that it was reviving Grim Fandango for PlayStation systems, you may have been left scratching your head. Why remake a nearly 16 year old adventure game that many of today's players would have never seen? Well, some of the ...
'Grim Fandango' RetrospectiveBig Shiny Robot!
Remastered PC classic Grim Fandango cements PS4′s lead with classic gamersExtremeTech
Grim Fandango getting remastered for PS4 and VitaDigital Trends

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Popular Android keyboard SwiftKey goes freemium - BetaNews

June 11, 2014 - 3:03am

Capital FM Kenya

Popular Android keyboard SwiftKey goes freemium
BetaNews
Among many third-party Android keyboards, SwiftKey is considered to be one of the best and most popular of the bunch. It has been available in Google Play as a paid app -- I purchased it myself a while back -- but the company behind it just decided to take ...
SwiftKey makes popular keyboard app freeUSA TODAY
SwiftKey Goes Free After Apple Reveals Its Own Predictive KeyboardForbes
SwiftKey's Predictive Keyboard App Switches From Paid To FreemiumTechCrunch
Telegraph.co.uk -PhoneDog -Android Headlines - Android News
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Toyota adds to recall over airbags - BBC News

June 11, 2014 - 2:20am

BBC News

Toyota adds to recall over airbags
BBC News
Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has added 650,000 cars - all in Japan - to the recall it issued last year over a defect in passenger airbags. That takes the number of cars recalled over the issue to 2.79 million. The affected vehicles have a defective part ...
Toyota recalls 2.27 million cars for airbag glitchSFGate
Toyota recalls another 650000 vehicles for airbag flawsReuters
Toyota Issues Recall in JapanWall Street Journal
RTT News -Livemint -Businessweek
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1Password now available for Android, free until August - Android Community

June 10, 2014 - 10:08pm

Business Insider Australia

1Password now available for Android, free until August
Android Community
Android users who keep forgetting their passwords or are fanatical about securing them need not be envious of iOS and OS X users anymore. 1Password, that password manager iPhone and Mac users keep talking about has finally arrived on Android.
1Password for Android can now be your only account managerEngadget
[New App] AgileBits Releases 1Password For Android, Premium Features Free ...Android Police
Android users can download one of the most useful iOS apps ever right nowBGR
PhoneDog -The Verge -Droid Life
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Destiny Combines Familiarity with Innovation to Bring a Captivating Experience - SegmentNext

June 10, 2014 - 10:07pm

SegmentNext

Destiny Combines Familiarity with Innovation to Bring a Captivating Experience
SegmentNext
Sony's press conference at the E3 commenced with a relatively lengthy trailer of Destiny, one which focused on the plot and setting of the game instead of the gameplay and massively-multiplayer online content. It's a different direction from Bungie, because ...
E3 2014: Our First Hands-on With the Destiny AlphaGameSpot
E3 2014: Bungie gives better look at DestinyNew York Daily News
Hands-on: Is Destiny the epic Bungie is praying for?Computerandvideogames.com
Toronto Sun -Wired
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Sony and Microsoft Court Hard-Core Gamers at E3 - Wall Street Journal

June 10, 2014 - 10:03pm

Wall Street Journal

Sony and Microsoft Court Hard-Core Gamers at E3
Wall Street Journal
An attendee tries out a virtual-reality headset called the Oculus Rift at the E3 videogame conference in Los Angeles. Getty Images. LOS ANGELES—As the doors opened at the annual E3 videogame industry gathering here this week, the tone had already ...
Microsoft Highlights New Shooter Titles at E3 EventBloomberg
Why parents have a stake in E3 – and Nintendo's survival (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Sony and Microsoft court gamersThe Australian
The Seattle Times (blog) -Irish Examiner -Kansas City Star
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MAC MEN: Apple hiring 1000 people for internal ad operation - Register

June 10, 2014 - 7:56pm

Stark Insider

MAC MEN: Apple hiring 1000 people for internal ad operation
Register
Apple is reportedly looking to hire up to a thousand people as part of a massive in-house advertising operation. AdAge cited industry sources when reporting that the Cupertino giant was in the process of building a 1,000-person internal advertising operation ...
Apple's In-House Ad Agency Rumored To Be 1000 Staff StrongUbergizmo
Apple turns up its advertising push with plans for 1000-person internal agencyEngadget
For Apple, innovation means a massive in-house ad agencyStark Insider
Silicon Valley Business Journal -GigaOM -Motley Fool
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PlayStation Allows Store Purchases through PayPal - Digital Media Wire

June 10, 2014 - 7:09pm

PlayStation Allows Store Purchases through PayPal
Digital Media Wire
Featured Story pic GamesIndustryBiz reports that the PlayStation 4 owners in Mexico, Canada, US, Argentina, and Chile can now make PlayStation store purchases through PayPal. Payment choice through PayPal will offer an alternative to credit cards.

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Google Glass Banned at Alamo Drafthouse Theater Chain - NBCNews.com

June 10, 2014 - 6:36pm

Cinema Blend

Google Glass Banned at Alamo Drafthouse Theater Chain
NBCNews.com
Upscale movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse has joined a growing group of businesses in banning Google Glass — at least, banning moviegoers from wearing it during the film. The news was announced by the chain's founder, Tim League, on Twitter.
Google Glass Banned At The Alamo DrafthouseCinema Blend
Alamo Drafthouse bans Google GlassSlashGear
Theater chain bans Google Glass in a bid to cut down on piracyEngadget
CNET -Ubergizmo -Business Insider
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Larry Ellison Gets Ready To Crush His Old Nemesis, SAP - Businessinsider India

June 10, 2014 - 4:57pm

Larry Ellison Gets Ready To Crush His Old Nemesis, SAP
Businessinsider India
Larry Ellison threw a press conference Tuesday to show off the new database he actually announced back in September 2013, called the In-Memory Option for the Oracle database. The big news today was that this database will finally be available for ...

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Microsoft withholds monster IE update from Windows 8.1 dawdlers - Computerworld

June 10, 2014 - 3:25pm

India Business Blog

Microsoft withholds monster IE update from Windows 8.1 dawdlers
Computerworld
Computerworld - Microsoft refused to give Windows 8.1 customers a second reprieve, requiring most to have upgraded their devices to April's Windows 8.1 Update before the firm's Windows Update would serve up a mammoth patch slate today. Tuesday's ...
Consumers Face Windows 8.1 Update Install Deadline TodayRedmondmag.com
Windows 8.1 consumers: It's time to move to Update 1ZDNet
Black Tuesday toll: Microsoft drops Windows 8.1 support; XP hack still worksInfoWorld
PCWorld -Krebs on Security
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Oracle In-Memory 12c Arrives In July - InformationWeek

June 10, 2014 - 3:20pm

ZDNet

Oracle In-Memory 12c Arrives In July
InformationWeek
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says in-memory option will bring faster analytical and transactional performance without changes to Oracle database. 6 Models Of The Modern Data Center. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) In-memory performance without ...
Oracle announces software to speed up its databasesGigaOM
Oracle preps Database 12c in-memory option: Can it fend off rivals?ZDNet
Oracle speeds up its databases -- and challenges SAP -- with in-memory supportVentureBeat
Reuters -EnterpriseTech -MarketWatch (blog)
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Hands-On With Destiny, Bungie's Wild New World - Wired

June 10, 2014 - 3:01pm

Hands-On With Destiny, Bungie's Wild New World
Wired
“So, what… is this game?” my wife asked. She has played about a million more hours of Halo than me, I should point out. And she knows what Destiny is. (It's the upcoming game from Bungie, Halo's original creator, which is coming out for PlayStation 4, PS3, ...

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Pinterest Hires Former Apple Online Store Execs for Key Roles - Mashable

June 10, 2014 - 2:12pm

Social Times

Pinterest Hires Former Apple Online Store Execs for Key Roles
Mashable
Michael-lopp Michael Lopp, a former director at Palantir and member of the leadership team at Apple, has joined Pinterest as head of engineering. Image: Pinterest. Seth-fiegerman-headshot-cropped. By Seth Fiegerman 2014-06-10 18:59:13 UTC. Pinterest ...
Pinterest grabs two Apple veterans to beef up its engineering & product teamsVentureBeat
Pinterest nabs hires from Apple, Palantir to head engineering and designSilicon Valley Business Journal
Pinterest Adds Two Former Apple ExecsSocial Times (blog)
Re/code
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Hands-on: Is Destiny the epic Bungie is praying for? - Computerandvideogames.com

June 10, 2014 - 2:02pm

Computerandvideogames.com

Hands-on: Is Destiny the epic Bungie is praying for?
Computerandvideogames.com
The Bellvue-based developer has been ready and willing to show the world concept art and answer questions. It was quite willing to serve up a marquee spectacle at E3 last year. But the sheer size and scope of this persistent-world shooter has made it ...

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