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Virgin Launches 'Custom' Service Plans - PC Magazine

July 30, 2014 - 7:30am

Fast Company

Virgin Launches 'Custom' Service Plans
PC Magazine
Virgin Mobile announced new service plans that you can tweak to your taste. But do they cost less than existing deals? 0shares. Virgin Mobile Logo. There's really no reason for there to be only a few kinds of wireless service plans. So when we saw Zact, ...
Virgin Mobile offers fully customizable prepaid plansCNET
Virgin Mobile USA Launches Virgin Mobile Custom – Fully Customizable Cell ...MarketWatch
Virgin Mobile Gets Serious About Smartphone Parental ControlsMashable
GigaOM -Kansas City Star -Fast Company
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Hyundai recalls 883000 Sonata sedans in US for transmission issue - Reuters

July 30, 2014 - 7:05am

CTV News

Hyundai recalls 883000 Sonata sedans in US for transmission issue
Reuters
DETROIT, July 30 (Reuters) - South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co will recall about 883,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could increase the risk of a crash.
2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco ReviewAutomobile Magazine
Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shiftersWAVY-TV
Hyundai recalling 889000 Sonata cars in USThe Detroit News

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Logitech unveils 'world's fastest' gaming mouse, the G402 Hyperion Fury - TechRadar UK

July 30, 2014 - 5:12am

PC Gamer Magazine

Logitech unveils 'world's fastest' gaming mouse, the G402 Hyperion Fury
TechRadar UK
Fusion engine. Eight programmable buttons. Four on the fly DPI settings. To a lot of you this will mean nothing. But to any FPS fan worth their salt, these are sweet harmonies from heaven itself. This, folks, is Logtiech's latest gaming mouse, which it touts as the ...
Logitech unveils the G402 Hyperion Fury, the 'world's fastest gaming mouse'PCWorld (blog)
Logitech G Unveils World's Fastest Gaming MouseMarketWatch
Logitech unveils the G402 Hyperion Fury, claims "fastest gaming mouse" titlePC Gamer Magazine
IGN -Pocket-lint.com
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Facebook Is Killing Off Its Gift Service Altogether - Gizmodo

July 30, 2014 - 4:07am

Facebook Is Killing Off Its Gift Service Altogether
Gizmodo
The Facebook Gifts feature was supposed to kill Amazon or blow up the world or something. The place …Read moreRead on · Facebook Gifts Just Became the Easiest Way to Look Good in Front of EveryoneFacebook Gifts Just Became the Easiest Way to ...

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Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales - Washington Post

July 30, 2014 - 2:50am

AsiaOne

Nintendo reports loss on shaky Wii U sales
Washington Post
TOKYO — Nintendo Co. sank to a worse-than-expected loss for the fiscal first quarter on lagging Wii U video-game machine sales. But the Japanese company behind Super Mario and Pokemon games stuck to its annual profit and sales forecasts Wednesday.
Nintendo Q1 oper loss worse than expected, outlook unchangedReuters
'Mario Kart 8' couldn't save Nintendo from a $97 million lossEngadget
Nintendo 2DS Takes Center Stage at Free Event @ Chesterfield Mall August 1-3STLtoday.com

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EA Offers Xbox One Users Access to Popular Titles at $4.99 a Month - NDTV

July 30, 2014 - 1:12am

NDTV

EA Offers Xbox One Users Access to Popular Titles at $4.99 a Month
NDTV
US video game colossus Electronic Arts on Tuesday began testing a Netflix-style subscription service that lets Xbox One users play a library of online titles by paying monthly fees. EA Access is being rolled out in beta to a small number of Xbox One players ...

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Small cars fare poorly in latest front-end crash tests - Columbus Dispatch

July 30, 2014 - 12:30am

Small cars fare poorly in latest front-end crash tests
Columbus Dispatch
The E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it's available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day. Subscribe. All current subscribers have full access to Digital D, which includes the E-Edition and ...

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Chevy Volt, Mini Cooper Countryman pass crash test, Mazda 5 fails - Reuters

July 30, 2014 - 12:14am

The Rakyat Post

Chevy Volt, Mini Cooper Countryman pass crash test, Mazda 5 fails
Reuters
DETROIT, July 30 (Reuters) - The General Motors Co Chevrolet Volt was the only one of a dozen small cars tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a "Top Safety Pick+" award, the IIHS said in a statement on Wednesday. In small front ...
Volt Tops Leaf in Insurance Group's Toughest Crash TestBloomberg
Chevy Volt is insurance group's Top Safety PickCNNMoney
Many cars still having trouble with IIHS small overlap crash testMichigan Radio
Automotive News -CNBC
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iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls - PCWorld

July 29, 2014 - 11:59pm

Australian Techworld

iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls
PCWorld
An open-source project has released the first free application for the iPhone that scrambles voice calls, which would thwart government surveillance or eavesdropping by hackers. Signal comes from Open Whisper Systems, which developed RedPhone and ...
Keep your iPhone calls private, whispers SignalRegister
Your iPhone Can Finally Make Free, Encrypted CallsWired
Encrypt Calls On Your iPhoneForbes
TechCrunch -The Verge
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Chevy Volt, Mini Cooper Countryman pass crash test, Mazda 5 fails - Reuters

July 29, 2014 - 11:05pm

Houston Chronicle

Chevy Volt, Mini Cooper Countryman pass crash test, Mazda 5 fails
Reuters
DETROIT, July 30 (Reuters) - The General Motors Co Chevrolet Volt was the only one of a dozen small cars tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to earn a "Top Safety Pick+" award, the IIHS said in a statement on Wednesday. In small front ...
Small cars struggle in latest round of IIHS crash testsAutomotive News
Small cars fare poorly in crash testsOmaha World-Herald
EVs, small cars get mixed ratings in new crash testsThe Detroit News

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OkCupid may face action from FTC for misleading couples - Firstpost

July 29, 2014 - 9:39pm

OkCupid may face action from FTC for misleading couples
Firstpost
OkCupid's disclosure that the popular dating website intentionally misled couples about their suitability could open it up to a U.S. Federal Trade Commission inquiry, according to lawyers and experts in consumer-protection law. On Monday, President ...

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Microsoft set to release new Surface tablet in October with Surface Pen support ... - Tech Times

July 29, 2014 - 9:01pm

Tech Times

Microsoft set to release new Surface tablet in October with Surface Pen support ...
Tech Times
Microsoft is reportedly planning to introduce a new Surface tablet in October. The device will reportedly feature a 10.6-inch display, include Surface Pen support, and its body will be thinner than the Surface Pro 3. (Photo : Microsoft / Tech Times). A report ...
Analyst: Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 ranked among the best tablet displaysPCWorld (blog)
Microsoft Surface Mini Release Date In October? Software Giant To Make Sure ...KDramaStars
Microsoft Surface Pro Repairs Will Cost YouInformationWeek

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Facebooks seeks to ease users' privacy concerns - Washington Post

July 29, 2014 - 8:14pm

Irish Independent

Facebooks seeks to ease users' privacy concerns
Washington Post
Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg once famously said that privacy was no longer a “social norm” in a society that seemed compelled to share everything. But recent moves from Facebook signal that Zuckerberg may be changing his mind about what privacy ...
Facebook under fire over plans to mine data for adsIrish Independent
Privacy Groups Send Letter To FTC, Demand Facebook InvestigationDaily Caller
Privacy advocates want regulators to go after FacebookLos Angeles Times
Wall Street Journal (blog) -Chicago Daily Herald -PCWorld
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We're BFFs AGAIN, say AT&T and Netflix after penning peering pact - Register

July 29, 2014 - 7:59pm

Reuters

We're BFFs AGAIN, say AT&T and Netflix after penning peering pact
Register
The two firms said in a joint statement that they have inked an agreement which will provide better connections between the Netflix service and AT&T's own network, confirming an earlier report from Mashable. "We reached an interconnect agreement with ...
Netflix agrees to pay up to ensure smooth video downloadsDaily Digest
AT&T has an interconnection deal with Netflix for faster, smoother videoWashington Post (blog)
AT&T might fix Netflix problems for its customers before Verizon doesArs Technica
CNET -Reuters -Variety
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Instagram reveals Bolt, a Snapchat-like messaging app - CNET

July 29, 2014 - 7:34pm

Instagram reveals Bolt, a Snapchat-like messaging app
CNET
Rolling out in limited countries, the app lets users send photos and videos with a tap and delete them with a swipe. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; July 29, 2014 5:29 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.

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Launch pad: Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus - Economic Times

July 29, 2014 - 7:06pm

Economic Times

Launch pad: Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus
Economic Times
Price: Rs 7,335. The successor to Samsung Galaxy Star 2 features a larger 4.3-inch display (800 x 480 pixels) and a bigger 1,800mAh battery. Hardware includes a 1.2Ghz single core processor, 512MB RAM and 4GB storage. The primary camera is now ...

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Report: You Could Be Overpaying For Your Data Plan - TIME

July 29, 2014 - 5:12pm

Report: You Could Be Overpaying For Your Data Plan
TIME
GAO Report Data Usage An iPhone 5 streaming video from Netflix during a demonstration of the new Google ChromeCast at an event in July 2013. Bloomberg via Getty Images. Internet providers are swapping their unlimited data plans for usage-based plans ...

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Apple winks at parents: C'mon, get your kid a tweaked Macbook Pro - Register

July 29, 2014 - 5:10pm

Apple winks at parents: C'mon, get your kid a tweaked Macbook Pro
Register
Apple has updated its MacBook Pro notebook line, adding a slightly faster processor and more memory for the cheapest models. The company said the update will double the memory for models Apple describes as "entry-level" MacBook Pro Retina screen ...

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Twitter Stock Jumps on Soaring Revenue, but Growth Remains a Concern - New York Times

July 29, 2014 - 4:09pm

New York Times

Twitter Stock Jumps on Soaring Revenue, but Growth Remains a Concern
New York Times
Outside Twitter's San Francisco headquarters on Tuesday. The company said that on average it had 271 million active users a month at the end of June, a 24 percent increase from the same time last year. Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Continue reading ...
Twitter's user growth beats targets, shares skyrocketReuters
Twitter's users and usage grow, investors cheerCNET
First Take: Twitter gives Wall Street what it wanted -- user growthUSA TODAY
Wall Street Journal -Bloomberg -San Jose Mercury News
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Instagram Launches One-Touch Photo And Video Messaging App Bolt Outside ... - TechCrunch

July 29, 2014 - 3:47pm

TechCrunch

Instagram Launches One-Touch Photo And Video Messaging App Bolt Outside ...
TechCrunch
Instagram is taking on Snapchat by turning your best friends' faces into the shutter button with today's official release of its first standalone app Bolt, but only Singapore, South Africa, and New Zealand will get this initial phase of the iOS and Android rollout.
This is Bolt, Instagram's new messaging appThe Verge
Instagram Just Unveiled 'Bolt,' its Answer to SnapchatTIME
Bolt to Facebook/Instagram: Pick another photo-messaging app nameTech Times
Engadget -New Zealand Herald -9 to 5 Mac
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