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Amazon's Alexa voice assistant can now tell you about local businesses using Yelp - The Verge

October 25, 2015 - 1:45pm

Tech Times

Amazon's Alexa voice assistant can now tell you about local businesses using Yelp
The Verge
Alexa just got some street smarts. The voice assistant — who lives inside of Amazon's unusual Echo Bluetooth speaker — now plugs into Yelp to pull local search results. That means that you can now ask it about nearby restaurants. So if you're just ...
Amazon Echo Now Offers Information About local BusinessesUbergizmo
Tech Test: Amazon's Echo worthwhile, but Dash buttons iffyThe Columbian
Amazon Echo Now Rocks Yelp Integration: Find Top-Rated Local Businesses With AlexaTech Times
Mashable -The Augusta Chronicle -Engadget
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HTC One A9 first look: An iPhone doubletake or incredible phone in its own right? - 9 to 5 Google

October 25, 2015 - 11:53am

9 to 5 Google

HTC One A9 first look: An iPhone doubletake or incredible phone in its own right?
9 to 5 Google
I've had the HTC One A9 in my hands for a few days but didn't want to give my initial thoughts until the Taiwanese smartphone maker pushed an update fix to the Android 6.0 phones yesterday. I'll get the obvious out of the way right off the bat: Yes ...
HTC's One A9 to kickstart revamped design across product linesRapid News Network
HTC: 'It's Apple that copies us'NYSE Post
HTC: No, Apple actually copied our designThe Weather Space
Steelers Lounge (blog) -Huewire News -Times Gazette
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'Day of the Tentacle' remake tries to look like the game of your memories - Los Angeles Times

October 25, 2015 - 11:08am

Los Angeles Times

'Day of the Tentacle' remake tries to look like the game of your memories
Los Angeles Times
Playing a game from 1993 can be jarring. The heavily pixelated graphics may have worked fine on tiny monitors, but they don't translate well to big-screen TVs, where underpowered pixels are stretched to the inches. So when remastering 1993's LucasArts ...
Double Fine's Tim Schafer on Day of the Tentacle Remastered: 'It was kind of ...Shacknews
Day Of The Tentacle Remake AnnouncedCinema Blend
Day of the Tentacle Remastered screenshots revealedPC Gamer
Destructoid -Polygon -Hardcore Gamer
all 15 news articles »

Retooled Microsoft gets earnings boost from cloud software - Dispatch Times

October 25, 2015 - 9:01am

wwntradio

Retooled Microsoft gets earnings boost from cloud software
Dispatch Times
Surface Revenue for the quarter came in at $672 million, down significantly from the prior year (908 million), but that's not too surprising as the company will release their new devices next week, which means Q2 will be much stronger. Microsoft today ...
7 Days: A week of Windows flagships, Microsoft money matters, and TalkTalk ...Neowin
Windows 10 Mobile news recap: new build, declining revenue, and moreWinBeta
Will Windows Phone's long streak of unpopular phones ruin it for Windows 10 ...PhoneDog
iFreePress.com (blog) -SurfPaducah
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ESPN pulling videos from YouTube due to rights issues - AOL News

October 25, 2015 - 8:55am

Awful Announcing

ESPN pulling videos from YouTube due to rights issues
AOL News
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN has begun removing its videos from YouTube due to rights issues surrounding next week's launch of YouTube's ad-free subscription service, Red. Fans can go to ESPN's own websites for its videos, the sports network said Friday ...
ESPN's YouTube channel is now private due to change in operationAwful Announcing
Google's all-in-one streaming service explained — YouTube RedRapid News Network
YouTube unveils ad-free subscription serviceSurfPaducah
NYSE Post -Knoxville News Sentinel -New Zealand Herald
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Facebook Makes All Public Posts Searchable - Huewire News

October 25, 2015 - 5:49am

The Indian Express

Facebook Makes All Public Posts Searchable
Huewire News
“When something happens in the world, people often turn to Facebook to see how their friends and family are reacting”, Tom Stocky, Facebook's vice president of Search, said in a blog post. The Facebook search already generates more than 1.5 billion ...
Facebook Updates Search Feature To Include Public PostsNewsFactor Network
Google May Be Shutting Down Soon? Facebook Is Challenging Search Engine Status ...Franchise Herald
Facebook adds everyone's public posts into its search engineJewocity.com (press release) (blog)
Flemingsburg Gazette -Tech News Today -Dispatch Times
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BlackBerry Priv Preorders In US, UK And Canada: Where To Buy - Tech Times

October 24, 2015 - 10:34pm

Tech Times

BlackBerry Priv Preorders In US, UK And Canada: Where To Buy
Tech Times
The new BlackBerry Priv is on the horizon and fans are preparing themselves to throw down. Still, how and where can one preorder this gorgeous looking Android device? (Photo : BlackBerry). The BlackBerry Priv is the first of its kind to have Android as ...
BlackBerry Priv Update: 5.43-inch AMOLED Screen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4, 6 ...Realty Today
Blackberry PRIV Android phone available for preorder in UKJunior College
BlackBerry reveals the lengths it went to make Android 'secure'The Weather Space
SurfPaducah -The IUSB Preface -Financial Express
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Why IoT Security Is So Critical - TechCrunch

October 24, 2015 - 7:01pm

TechCrunch

Why IoT Security Is So Critical
TechCrunch
Ben Dickson is a software engineer and freelance writer. He writes regularly on business, technology and politics. More posts by this contributor: Don't Panic Over The Rise In Personal Data Theft · Is The U.S. And China's Cyberwar Reaching A Detente Or ...
How the Internet of Things Will Transform High-Tech MarketingHuffington Post
Consumers overconfident in IoT securityiFreePress.com (blog)
Andy Rhodes of Dell: View IoT as an Opportunity, Before it Becomes a ThreatSmall Business Trends
PR Newswire (press release) -Re/code -IndustryWeek
all 56 news articles »

Inventor makes a real-world 'Assassin's Creed' rope launcher - Engadget

October 24, 2015 - 6:45pm

Engadget

Inventor makes a real-world 'Assassin's Creed' rope launcher
Engadget
One of the centerpieces of Assassin's Creed Syndicate is Jacob Frye's wrist-mounted rope launcher -- he can scale buildings like a Victorian-era Batman. But would such a thing be possible in real life? If you ask Colin Furze, the answer is yes... sort ...
How to build a gang and rule London in 'Assassin's Creed: Syndicate'Mashable
Guide: Eight London Liberating Tips for Assassin's Creed Syndicate on PS4Push Square
New 'Assassin's Creed' leaps forward to 1860s LondonCNN
The Verge -Entertainment Weekly -CNET
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Look. Apple doesn't obey the 'law of large numbers.' No company does. - Fortune

October 24, 2015 - 10:17am

Fortune

Look. Apple doesn't obey the 'law of large numbers.' No company does.
Fortune
If Google, Amazon and Microsoft can grow to a combined market cap of nearly $1 trillion, what's stopping Apple? The market's reaction Friday to the latest earnings results from Google, Amazon and Microsoft (read Fortune's coverage here, here and here ...
Ed Bott's Weekly Wrap: Surface reviews, Ballmer disses Amazon, MSFT earnings ...ZDNet
Steve Ballmer: 'Microsoft will give Apple a run for their money'Rapid News Network
Ballmer Says 'People Don't Want to Work' at AmazonBloomberg
CNET -CNNMoney
all 61 news articles »Google News

This New Jersey Town Gives Free Uber Rides To People Who Had Too Much To Drink - Tech Times

October 24, 2015 - 6:20am

Tech Times

This New Jersey Town Gives Free Uber Rides To People Who Had Too Much To Drink
Tech Times
New Jersey's Evensham Township saw two new pilot programs catering to traffic safety. People who got a bit too tipsy for driving were offered a free Uber or BeMyDD ride home, but the offer is limited to specific places. (Photo : Uber). A town in New ...
One South Jersey town calls a free Uber if you're too drunk to driveEngadget
New Jersey town first in US to use Uber to curb drunken drivingReuters
If You're Drunk In New Jersey, Uber Will HelpBeacon Transcript

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Galaxy S7 To Launch With Two Separate Screen Sizes - ValueWalk

October 24, 2015 - 6:15am

ValueWalk

Galaxy S7 To Launch With Two Separate Screen Sizes
ValueWalk
According to recent reports from Korea, the Galaxy S7 will launch with two separate models early in 2016. Already it has been suggested that this premium smartphone from Samsung will be in the stores earlier than previous iterations of the Galaxy S range.
AT&T Introduces Android 5.1.1 Lollipop For Galaxy S5Ubergizmo
Android Circuit: Samsung's Supersized iPad Pro, Galaxy S7 Launch Leaks, Nexus ...Forbes
Samsung Note 5 gets market attention with big screen advantageVanguard
Christian Post -Yibada (English Edition) -MNR Daily
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Google Gives $11 Million to Help Refugees - Mirror Daily

October 24, 2015 - 5:08am

Mirror Daily

Google Gives $11 Million to Help Refugees
Mirror Daily
Google.org is either donating the money or making investments in programs that are meant to help refugees. (Mirror Daily, United States) – According to a recent announcement, Google gives $11 million to help refugees in Europe, but it is still ...
How Google is helping refugeesSun Times National
Google's Crisis Info Hub provides refugees with much needed data and informationDigital Trends
Google's Crisis Info Hub Helps Refugees Find Crucial InformationeWeek
VentureBeat -Tech Times -Business Insider Australia -Information
all 27 news articles »

This week on AppleInsider: China woes, Apple TV launch date, OS updates & more - Apple Insider

October 24, 2015 - 4:46am

Apple Insider

This week on AppleInsider: China woes, Apple TV launch date, OS updates & more
Apple Insider
Apple released significant updates for iOS, OS X, and watchOS this week, but ran into serious issues in China, even as it tried to put a positive spin on its environmental efforts there. To keep up on the latest in the world of Apple download the ...
Leaked screenshots preview Apple Music for AndroidEngadget
Which Apple TV Should You Buy?WIRED
Report: Apple Music near release of Android appSeeking Alpha
The Verge -Ubergizmo -Variety
all 110 news articles »

Blizzard Introduces Battle.net Voice Chat System Starting With 'Overwatch' Beta - Tech Times

October 23, 2015 - 11:48pm

Tech Times

Blizzard Introduces Battle.net Voice Chat System Starting With 'Overwatch' Beta
Tech Times
'Overwatch' beta will begin on Oct. 27 and those who participate will get to also try out the upcoming voice chat system for the Battle.net desktop application. (Photo : Ellohime | Youtube). Still using Ventrillo, Skype and Raidcall to communicate with ...
Blizzard's 'Overwatch' Is Introducing Voice Chat Directly on Battle.netApex Tribune
Blizzard rolls out Battle.net voice chat starting with 'Overwatch'Engadget
Voice Chat of Battlenet First Tested in OverwatchThe Weather Space
NYSE Post -The IUSB Preface -Battle.net
all 57 news articles »

One of Xbox Live's creators has left Microsoft - Engadget

October 23, 2015 - 10:56pm

Engadget

One of Xbox Live's creators has left Microsoft
Engadget
The man who helped transform Xbox Live from a network of desktop PCs running under its developers' desks to a service connecting some 39 million game-playing folk has left Microsoft. Eric Neustadter has worked at the company for 18-and-a-half years, ...
Xbox Live architect Eric Neustadter has left MicrosoftVentureBeat
Xbox Live Architect Leaves Microsoft After 18 YearsGameSpot
Eric Neustadter has announced he is leaving MicrosoftGameZone
Attack of the Fanboy -Wetumpka Herald -IGN
all 16 news articles »

Apple Loop: Radical iPhone 7 Design, iOS 9.1 Admits Problems, Apple's ... - Forbes

October 23, 2015 - 5:43pm

Forbes

Apple Loop: Radical iPhone 7 Design, iOS 9.1 Admits Problems, Apple's ...
Forbes
Taking a look back at another week of news from Cupertino, this week's Apple Loop includes some design details for the iPhone 7, Intel chasing Apple to choose its chips, details on the iOS 9.1 upgrade and the bugs it addresses, the market share of the ...
Government says Apple licenses iOS, it doesn't sell itPhone Arena
DOJ: Apple owns your iPhone's software, so it should have a backdoorEngadget
Apple iPhone 6s Troubleshooting PageStudentNewsIE.com
Paste Magazine -CIO -NYSE Post
all 38 news articles »

Fallout Beer may be the strangest Fallout 4 tie-in yet - SlashGear

October 23, 2015 - 4:34pm

SlashGear

Fallout Beer may be the strangest Fallout 4 tie-in yet
SlashGear
When you think of Fallout, there are a few things that come to mind. Pip-boys, super mutants, bottle caps, and of course, Nuka-cola. What you probably don't think of is beer. After all, the only stuff you can find in-game is pretty generic, and only ...
Fallout Beer is a real thingEngadget
Fallout 4 Goes Gold, See the First Retail CopiesGameSpot
Carlsberg have made Fallout Beer for some reasonPCGamesN
The Bethesda Store - Bethesda Softworks -Best Buy
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YouTubers feel 'coerced' into new Red subscription service - VentureBeat

October 23, 2015 - 4:21pm

VentureBeat

YouTubers feel 'coerced' into new Red subscription service
VentureBeat
Above: YouTube gaming personalities aren't exactly sure what to make of the new subscription service. Image Credit: Five Nights at Freddy's. Earlier this week, Google announced that it is finally introducing its subscription model for YouTube, but it ...
What YouTube Creators Think of the Site's Major New ChangeTIME
YouTube Red Deal Forces ESPN To Pull Its Videos From YouTubeTechCrunch
YouTube's Red Problem Is Not A New One, And That MattersForbes
Seeking Alpha -Wall Street Journal -Toledo Blade -Enterprise Innovation
all 212 news articles »

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review: All about polish and power - Engadget

October 23, 2015 - 4:08pm

Engadget

Android 6.0 Marshmallow review: All about polish and power
Engadget
When Android 5.0 Lollipop started hitting devices last November, people could tell. Google's new Material Design aesthetic made sure you wouldn't mistake it for any prior version of the OS, which was great... especially when you consider how confusing ...
Google Search Indexing Can Display Your Mobile AppsAndroid Headlines - Android News
[Android 6.0 Feature Spotlight] App Info Menu Is Now Just A Tap Away From The ...Android Police
Google's (GOOG) Mobile Business Is Killing It, But You'll Have To Take The ...International Business Times
TechSpot -Small Business Trends -AndroidPIT US (blog) -Google+
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