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LG G Watch, G Pad set to hit SA - iAfrica.com

July 18, 2014 - 12:58am

LG G Watch, G Pad set to hit SA
iAfrica.com
According to MyBroadband, LG Mobile SA made the announcement at its G3 smartphone event in Johannesburg. The LG G Watch is one of the first devices to come equipped with Android Wear, Google's customised version of Android for smartwatches.

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Apple Teams Up with IBM to Make iPhone and iPad Ultimate Tools for ... - X-bit Labs

July 17, 2014 - 11:15pm

Tech Times

Apple Teams Up with IBM to Make iPhone and iPad Ultimate Tools for ...
X-bit Labs
Apple and IBM have announced an exclusive partnership under which the two companies will bring IBM's apps, big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad. The new IBM MobileFirst for iOS solutions will include more than 100 industry-specific ...
Apple-IBM deal hurts Blackberry in the enterpriseTG Daily
BlackBerry Ltd To Host Security Summit On July 29ValueWalk

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iPhone 6 production tipped to begin later this month, Foxconn to hire 100000 ... - PhoneDog

July 17, 2014 - 10:17pm

iPhone 6 production tipped to begin later this month, Foxconn to hire 100000 ...
PhoneDog
A recent rumor suggested that Apple is planning to introduce the iPhone 6 sometime in September, and today another pair of reports have surfaced to back that claim up. According to Taiwanese publication Economic Daily News, Hon Hai/Foxconn will begin ...

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Smart watches don't date an Apple ecosystem - Sydney Morning Herald

July 17, 2014 - 9:01pm

Sydney Morning Herald

Smart watches don't date an Apple ecosystem
Sydney Morning Herald
I'll soon be in the market for a new smartphone so I've been giving some thought to which way I will go. Its not a serious dilemma for me, I admit, as our house is already full to the gunnels with “idevices” of various sorts. Most of these would work quite happily ...

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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty to Cost $151M, Conclude by Early 2015 - autoevolution

July 17, 2014 - 8:39pm

autoevolution

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty to Cost $151M, Conclude by Early 2015
autoevolution
Earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave Chrysler until July 16 to explain why it's been so slow to produce the parts to recall for the 1993-98 Grand Cherokee and 2002-07 Liberty. Chrysler has since responded to NHTSA's ...

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Freelancer.com Will Give $500 To The Best Airbnb Logo Design - Business Insider

July 17, 2014 - 7:20pm

Freelancer.com Will Give $500 To The Best Airbnb Logo Design
Business Insider
Airbnb revealed a complete rebranding on Wednesday, and with it, a new logo that recieved a less than welcoming reception on social media. Now, instead of just poking fun, designers across the web are trying their chops at creating their own logo for the ...

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Smart's tiny Fortwo microcar gets redesign for 2016 - Los Angeles Times

July 17, 2014 - 6:40pm

Smart's tiny Fortwo microcar gets redesign for 2016
Los Angeles Times
The 2016 Smart Fortwo microcar will go on sale in the U.S. in fall 2015. (Daimler AG). By David Undercoffler contact the reporter · Smart CarPassenger CarsTheme Park VacationsTravelTrips and VacationsMercedes-BenzScion. Microcar builder Smart unveils ...

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Delay Notice In $450M Apple E-Books Deal To Get Closer Look - Law360 (subscription)

July 17, 2014 - 5:44pm

Delay Notice In $450M Apple E-Books Deal To Get Closer Look
Law360 (subscription)
Law360, New York (July 17, 2014, 6:29 PM ET) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday asked state authorities to pick an alternative settlement plan if the court does not approve their request to delay notice of a potential $450 million class action settlement ...

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Amazon Isn't Killing Writing, The Market Is - TechCrunch

July 17, 2014 - 5:02pm

TechCrunch

Amazon Isn't Killing Writing, The Market Is
TechCrunch
Amazon's war on publishers reached a crescendo yesterday with the leak of Kindle Unlimited, a subscription plan that would allow readers to pay $9.99 per month for unlimited access to the Kindle ebook library. No longer content with simply demanding ...

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Rackspace Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for ... - CNNMoney

July 17, 2014 - 4:35pm

Rackspace Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for ...
CNNMoney
Rackspace (NYSE: RAX), the #1 managed cloud company, today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting" in both North America and Europe. The Gartner ...
SugarCRM recognised as 'Visionary' in Gartner's 2014 Sales Force Automation ...CMO
Latisys Positioned in New Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed ...Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)
FireHost Named To Gartner Magic Quadrant For Cloud-Enabled Managed HostingHostReview.com (press release)
Marketwired (press release)
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Apple Director Campbell to Retire; BlackRock's Wagner to Join - Businessweek

July 17, 2014 - 4:09pm

Reuters

Apple Director Campbell to Retire; BlackRock's Wagner to Join
Businessweek
Apple Inc. (AAPL:US) said Bill Campbell, the company's longest-serving current director, will retire from the board and will be replaced by BlackRock Inc. (BLK:US) co-founder Sue Wagner. Campbell has been on the board for 17 years, the iPhone maker said ...
Sue Wagner Joins Apple's Board of DirectorsWall Street Journal
Apple names Blackrock co-founder Wagner to board; Campbell retiresZDNet
Apple adds financial exec Sue Wagner to its board of directorsMacworld
Apple Insider -Forbes -The Verge
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Apple-IBM Deal Snaps BlackBerry Rally on Turnaround Doubt - Businessweek

July 17, 2014 - 3:48pm

Apple-IBM Deal Snaps BlackBerry Rally on Turnaround Doubt
Businessweek
Shares of the company, which had surged 54 percent under Chen's leadership this year, slumped the most since November yesterday after Apple Inc. (AAPL:US) and International Business Machines Corp. (IBM:US) unveiled a pact to collaborate on business ...

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2015 Ford Mustang power figures released - New York Daily News

July 17, 2014 - 3:35pm

New York Daily News

2015 Ford Mustang power figures released
New York Daily News
Ford has finally put a nail in definite power figures for the hotly-anticipated 2015 Mustang, and they certainly do not disappoint. Power figures for the 3.5-liter V-6 and 5.0-liter V-8 that carry over from the last generation are similar to their predecessors, but the ...
2015 Ford Mustang Official HorsepowerHot Rod Magazine
New 2015 Ford Mustang Specs: EcoBoost Gets 310 HP, Weighs 3532 LBS, MoreMotor Authority
2015 Ford Mustang GT gets 435-hp V8; full specs releasedAutoWeek
Automobile Magazine -eGMCarTech -autoevolution
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Where to buy Nokia's Lumia 930 - Engadget

July 17, 2014 - 3:16pm

The Hindu

Where to buy Nokia's Lumia 930
Engadget
Nokia's latest flagship Windows Phone, and its last as a company unbeholden to Microsoft, launched in the UK today. The Lumia 930, also known as the Lumia Icon over in the states, marries high-end specs with the newest version of Microsoft's mobile OS, ...
Microsoft moves Nokia manufacturing from China to VietnamZDNet
Nokia Lumia 930 has just one flawThe Australian Financial Review
Nokia's New Strategy: All Lumia, All the TimeMashable
Wall Street Journal -Computerworld -BBC News
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Facebook tests 'buy' button to let users make purchases from their feeds - PCWorld

July 17, 2014 - 1:36pm

Toronto Star

Facebook tests 'buy' button to let users make purchases from their feeds
PCWorld
Facebook is testing a “buy” button that lets users make purchases directly from their news feeds. A limited number of small and medium-sized businesses in the U.S. are involved in the test, with the e-commerce feature available to users in Facebook's desktop ...
Facebook launches 'buy' button to let you purchase products in postsTelegraph.co.uk
Facebook Tests Feature to Let People Shop Directly From Its SiteBusinessweek
Facebook Tests Buy Button To Let You Purchase Stuff Without Leaving FacebookTechCrunch
Mashable -Businessinsider India -WebProNews
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Microsoft's relationship with Android just got less complicated - ZDNet

July 17, 2014 - 1:36pm

The Australian Financial Review

Microsoft's relationship with Android just got less complicated
ZDNet
Read this. Microsoft layoffs of 18,000 employees begin · Beyond 12,500 former Nokia employees, who else is Microsoft laying off? Nokia's Android X2 experiment ends · Microsoft to discontinue Nokia Asha and S40 feature phones · Microsoft's plan: A suite of ...
Nokia Lumia 930 has just one flawThe Australian Financial Review
Microsoft's Tough Call to Come on PhonesWall Street Journal
Microsoft lays off 18000, and pulls the plug on Nokia X Android devicesPhones Review
Toronto Star -HEXUS
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Facebook makes another mobile domination play with Mentions app - ZDNet (blog)

July 17, 2014 - 1:07pm

Facebook makes another mobile domination play with Mentions app
ZDNet (blog)
Facebook has rolled out another standalone mobile app, and this time it isn't about just isolating a feature but also separating the riff raff from its elite user base. More about Facebook's infrastructure: Facebook details two years of work to turn on default HTTPS ...

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Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations - Los Angeles Times

July 17, 2014 - 1:05pm

Gamasutra

Microsoft to wind down Hollywood operations
Los Angeles Times
Microsoft is shutting down the bulk of its Hollywood unit as part of a broader restructuring at the software giant that will result in 14,000 jobs being cut. Launched in 2012 with big expectations, Xbox Entertainment Studios will wind down operations in the ...
Microsoft abandons plans to take on Netflix with original Xbox TV showsThe Verge
First on Microsoft's chopping block: Original shows for XboxArs Technica
Report: Microsoft to wind down Xbox Entertainment StudiosGamasutra
VentureBeat -Joystiq
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Councilmembers weigh in on Airbnb's controversial new logo - New York Daily News (blog)

July 17, 2014 - 12:36pm

Councilmembers weigh in on Airbnb's controversial new logo
New York Daily News (blog)
The new logo of the apartment-sharing website Airbnb received snarky criticism Thursda from an unlikely corner - members of the City Council. The logo, which is called “Bélo," was unveiling Wednesday with much fanfare, described by the company asa ...

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