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FCC, Inundated by Net Neutrality Comments, Extends Response Deadline - Bloomberg BNA

July 16, 2014 - 8:03am

Kansas City infoZine

FCC, Inundated by Net Neutrality Comments, Extends Response Deadline
Bloomberg BNA
July 15 — The Federal Communications Commission agreed to extend its net neutrality comment deadline until midnight on July 18 amid an influx of submissions that choked the agency's networks. The three-day extension was granted July 15 after citizens ...
Net Neutrality – What it is and Why it MattersIPWatchdog.com
Switchboard: FCC extends net neutrality comment deadline after being ...Washington Post (blog)
One More Chance To Comment: FCC Extends Net Neutrality DeadlineForbes
Billboard -Kansas City infoZine -Sierra Sun Times
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Google Abandons Real Name Policy for Google+, Apologizes for the Confusion - WebProNews

July 16, 2014 - 8:00am

Google Abandons Real Name Policy for Google+, Apologizes for the Confusion
WebProNews
After years of complaints from users, Google has finally caved and dropped the real name policy that governed Google+, which in turn affected many other Google entities. In an apologetic post, Google admits that their name policy has “been unclear” and that ...

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Jibo the robot could be the face of the internet of things - GigaOM

July 16, 2014 - 8:00am

GigaOM

Jibo the robot could be the face of the internet of things
GigaOM
Jibo can read messages, tell a dramatic story and beam in live video of a relative. Robots like it could soon bridge the social gap between humans and increasingly intelligent everyday devices. Jibo social robot. photo: Signe Brewster. The technology in our ...
Meet Jibo, the cute social robot that knows the familyNew Scientist
Robotics Pioneer Launches the First Personal Robot You Might Actually BuyRe/code
Robot startup Jibo unveils a multi-purpose 'social bot' for the homeBetaBoston
New York Times (blog) -USA TODAY -Wired
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SAY WHAT!? Removal by noise reaps barbs in Belgium - Washington Post

July 16, 2014 - 6:52am

www.worldbulletin.net

SAY WHAT!? Removal by noise reaps barbs in Belgium
Washington Post
BRUSSELS — A plan by a Belgian mayor to remove a group of Gypsies by playing loud music backfired when the camping cars stayed put and the children danced to the music. The group, with some 30 vehicles, arrived in the town of Landen, east of ...
Belgian town blasts music to drive Roma awayReuters

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Dead in Japan? Yahoo Ending has all you need - PCWorld

July 16, 2014 - 4:43am

ABC News

Dead in Japan? Yahoo Ending has all you need
PCWorld
If you kick the bucket in Japan, Yahoo has a new service that can delete your online data as well as your mortal remains. Launched this week, Yahoo Ending is a portal from Yahoo Japan that's designed to address all your digital and worldly cares.
Yahoo Endings lays your digital life to rest after you kick the bucketTechRadar UK
Yahoo Japan Will Make Sure Users' Digital Lives Die When They DomyCentralOregon.com
Digital Undertaker Ties Up Online Loose EndsKGO-TV

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Tesla may work SEX back in name of new model - USA TODAY

July 16, 2014 - 2:13am

USA TODAY

Tesla may work SEX back in name of new model
USA TODAY
Electric car maker Tesla thinks it has solved the problem of the name of its next, most important model. And it's not quite as easy as S-E-X. Tesla sells the Model S sedan, and the Model X crossover is due to start deliveries next year. For its third model, CEO ...
Tesla Confirms “Model III” EV with 200+ Mile Range, Blames Ford for Missed "SEX"DailyTech
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model 3 Competing directly against the BMW ...Market News Call
Tesla cars vulnerable to hackers, says China's QihooMarketWatch
Transport Evolved -WantChinaTimes
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Novartis throws weight behind Google's smart contact lens - Hindu Business Line

July 15, 2014 - 11:06pm

Novartis throws weight behind Google's smart contact lens
Hindu Business Line
Swiss medicine maker Novartis said on Tuesday it would join US technology giant Google in developing and marketing a digital contact lens for diabetics, which could speed up the commercial launch of the product. Novartis, one of the world's biggest ...

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Google Gets Auto Savvy as Ex Ford CEO Mulally Joins Board - Businessweek

July 15, 2014 - 11:04pm

Reuters

Google Gets Auto Savvy as Ex Ford CEO Mulally Joins Board
Businessweek
Alan Mulally retired as Ford Motor Co. chief executive officer on July 1. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg. July 15 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc., operator of the world's biggest search engine, named former Ford Motor Co. (F:US) Chief Executive Officer ...
Alan Mulally, former Ford CEO, joins Google's executive boardandroidandme.com
Google appoints Ford ex-CEO Mulally to boardSFGate
Why Did Google Add Alan Mulally to Its Board?Bloomberg
Wall Street Journal -SiliconBeat
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Google raises white flag on 'real names' policy - Register

July 15, 2014 - 8:33pm

New Vision

Google raises white flag on 'real names' policy
Register
In another desperate attempt to get someone, anyone, spending time on Google+, The Chocolate Factory has abandoned its “real names” policy. The policy has been criticised for its entire existence. The company began deleting accounts that didn't pass its ...
Google nixes real-name policy for Google+PC Advisor

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Slingbox hits low-price barrier with new device - USA TODAY

July 15, 2014 - 8:08pm

USA TODAY

Slingbox hits low-price barrier with new device
USA TODAY
You'll have to sling down fewer bucks for the latest Slingbox streaming media device. The new Slingbox M1 ($149.99, out July 20 in stores and slingbox.com) gives you remote access to your current pay TV settop box on your computer or newly revamped ...
Sling Media unveils 2 devices for out-of-home TVSFGate
Slingbox M1 Review: Easily Stream Live TV OnlineTom's Guide
New Slingbox Makes Streaming Cable TV to Your Gadgets Easier Than EverWired
TechCrunch -GigaOM -VentureBeat
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Intel's Haswell coming to Xeon E5 chips this quarter - PCWorld

July 15, 2014 - 7:27pm

Intel's Haswell coming to Xeon E5 chips this quarter
PCWorld
Intel has started shipping Xeon E5 chips based on the Haswell microarchitecture to server makers, and the chip will be in servers this quarter. The Xeon E5 chips typically go into two-socket and four-socket servers and are the company's biggest-selling server ...
Intel keeps Skylake PC processors on schedule for next yearComputerworld
Early Haswell Xeon Buyers Push Intel Datacenter BizEnterpriseTech

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Bond… James Bond: Google+ Lifts Useless Name Restrictions - TechnoBuffalo

July 15, 2014 - 6:09pm

TechnoBuffalo

Bond… James Bond: Google+ Lifts Useless Name Restrictions
TechnoBuffalo
Google will no longer require Google+ users to abide by its naming rules, which means folks use their real name. Since launch, many people have complained about the service's restrictions, especially with Google+ so prominent across Google's portfolio of ...

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Apple, IBM to Develop IPhone Applications for Corporate Users - Businessweek

July 15, 2014 - 3:51pm

Reuters India

Apple, IBM to Develop IPhone Applications for Corporate Users
Businessweek
Apple Inc. (AAPL:US) and International Business Machines Corp. (IBM:US) will work together to create business-software applications for iPhone and iPad users. The apps will be tailored to work with IBM's data analytics and cloud services, the companies ...
IBM to offer iPads and iPhones for business usersReuters
Apple, IBM in Pact to Develop iPhone ApplicationsBloomberg
Apple, IBM team up in mobile devices, applicationsWashington Post
Ubergizmo -Product Reviews -CNET
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Computers at High Risk of Being Hijacked by Botnets - Businessweek

July 15, 2014 - 3:35pm

Computers at High Risk of Being Hijacked by Botnets
Businessweek
The threat posed by criminal hackers who use networks of secretly hijacked computers has increased “dramatically” over the past several years, a top U.S. Justice Department prosecutor testified today. Leslie Caldwell, the assistant attorney general for the ...
Feds declare big win over Cryptolocker ransomwareComputerworld Australia

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Google Aims For Internet Safety With New Security Team, Project Zero - Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine

July 15, 2014 - 1:54pm

Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine

Google Aims For Internet Safety With New Security Team, Project Zero
Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine
Google Aims For Internet Safety With New Security Team, Project Zero (Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Google announced earlier today its new security initiative for making the Internet a safer place, Project Zero. According to the tech giant, the new ...

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Apple finds new suppliers to solve battery issues with the iPhone 6 - Cult of Mac

July 15, 2014 - 1:35pm

Cult of Mac

Apple finds new suppliers to solve battery issues with the iPhone 6
Cult of Mac
The iPhone 6 isn't expected to feature radical improvements in battery life, but that doesn't mean Apple hasn't had trouble making new batteries for the device. Since the next iPhone will be thinner than the current design, its battery needs to be thinner as well.
Sept 10th iPhone 6 release date, but there never was a 5.5 inch modelStabley Times

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Microsoft, HP sets sights on beating Google and its Chromebook - Tech Times

July 15, 2014 - 12:25pm

Tech Times

Microsoft, HP sets sights on beating Google and its Chromebook
Tech Times
Microsoft and HP are looking to get into the budget laptop market. The move should put a little scare into Google and its Chromebooks, as reports suggest this model will be cheaper. (Photo : Google). Microsoft believes there is room for its own middle- to ...

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Why Sprint (S) Stock Is Down Today - TheStreet.com

July 15, 2014 - 11:50am

Firstpost

Why Sprint (S) Stock Is Down Today
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Sprint (S) fell Tuesday amid indications that the company would face significant regulatory hurdles in its takeover of T-Mobile (TMUS). Sprint chairman and Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son, whose SoftBank holds controlling ...
Sprint/T-Mobile Deal to have “Lengthy Approval Process”Android Headlines - Android News
Sprint Planning for Lengthy Review of T-Mobile DealBusinessweek
Report: Sprint, T-Mobile to form JV to bid in 600 MHz incentive auctionFierceWireless
Wireless Week
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SAP, Esri Build Stronger Mapping Ties - InformationWeek

July 15, 2014 - 11:44am

V3.co.uk

SAP, Esri Build Stronger Mapping Ties
InformationWeek
SAP and Esri port geospatial analysis to SAP Hana, bring mapping to CRM, asset-management, mobile apps, and Lumira data visualizations. Government Data + Maps: 10 Great Examples. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) SAP and Esri jointly ...
SAP plots mapping software push with Esri analytics tie-upV3.co.uk
SAP and Esri Help Customers Map Their Way to a Better Bottom LineWall Street Journal
Databricks and SAP Partner on Spark Distribution Integrated with HANADatabase Trends and Applications

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Box nixes storage limits for businesses, strengthens ties to Office 365 - ZDNet

July 15, 2014 - 11:02am

GigaOM

Box nixes storage limits for businesses, strengthens ties to Office 365
ZDNet
Box is tying up some loose ends while also relaxing a bit elsewhere this week. Box: How Aaron Levie and his childhood friends built a $2 billion business. Unboxing Box: The proverbial, and inevitable, jump over the startup cliff · Unboxing Box: Growing up ...
Box lifts storage limit on Business edition, integrates service with OfficePCWorld
Box uncaps cloud storage limits for business usersCNET
Box Gives Businesses Unlimited Storage, Adds Office 365 IntegrationMashable
TechCrunch -GigaOM -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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