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Microsoft working to make Live Tiles even more interactive: Report - Firstpost

April 15, 2014 - 1:12am

Firstpost

Microsoft working to make Live Tiles even more interactive: Report
Firstpost
One of the standout features of the current Microsoft operating system (Windows Phone 8+, Xbox and Windows 8+) are Live Tiles. If the report from ZDNet is to be believed, they might soon become even more interactive in the near future. According to the site, ...

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Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails - PCWorld

April 15, 2014 - 12:22am

Firstpost

Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails
PCWorld
Google has updated its terms of service to reflect that it analyzes user content including emails to provide users tailored advertising, customized search results and other features. The Internet giant's scanning of users' email has been controversial with privacy ...
News Flash: Google celebrates 10th anniversary of GmailJakarta Post
Google updates TOS to clarify email scanning processCNET
Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of serviceEconomic Times
Law360 (subscription) -IBNLive
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Microsoft Rolls Out The April Xbox One Update — Here's What's Inside - TechCrunch

April 14, 2014 - 10:35pm

TechnologyTell

Microsoft Rolls Out The April Xbox One Update — Here's What's Inside
TechCrunch
Do you have an Xbox One? It's update time! Get excited! Well, not too excited. Moderately excited. Like the last few monthly updates, this month's patch is mostly meant to bring in features that aren't so much oh-my-god-brand-new as they are things that were ...
Xbox One update rolling out with Kinect improvements and friend notificationsThe Verge
Another Xbox One update is coming tonightTechnologyTell
April Xbox One Update Is Now AvailableCrave Online
Gamersyndrome -Neoseeker -Attack of the Fanboy
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Google patches Android icon permissions attack - PCWorld

April 14, 2014 - 10:01pm

Google patches Android icon permissions attack
PCWorld
Google has issued a patch for an attack that could lead an Android user to a phishing site, according to security vendor FireEye. FireEye recently spotted an malicious Android application that could modify the icons of other applications so that when they're ...

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Google Glass gets KitKat support, leaves out video calls - PCWorld

April 14, 2014 - 9:51pm

PhoneDog

Google Glass gets KitKat support, leaves out video calls
PCWorld
Google Glass is getting a big software update to coincide with its one-day sale on Tuesday, but video calling is one feature that's been put on hold. The Internet-enabled headset will get KitKat, the newest version of the Android operating system for mobile ...
Google Glass Gets KitKat Support And Improved Photo Browsing, Loses Video ...TechCrunch
Google Glass update to bring KitKat, improved battery life and moreandroidandme.com
Google Glass KitKat update officially detailedPhoneDog
The Verge -TechRadar UK -Droid Life
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Xbox One April update is rolling out right now - TechRadar UK

April 14, 2014 - 9:28pm

Xbox One April update is rolling out right now
TechRadar UK
If you were just settling in for a night of Xbox One gaming, you may be pleased to see a pretty handy update waiting for you. Microsoft's Major Nelson revealed the console's April update is heading out now, though some might not see improvements for a few ...

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Google found a new way to invade your privacy without consent - PFhub

April 14, 2014 - 9:13pm

ValueWalk

Google found a new way to invade your privacy without consent
PFhub
It looks like Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is continuing along its course to increase its creepiness factor. If you were worried about having your images taken (without your consent) by overzealous Google Glass users, just wait until you hear this. Google now ...
Google Patents Contact Lenses containing MicrocamerasThe FA Daily
The Future Of Google Glass - Tiny Cameras Embedded in Contact LensesTechtree.com
Smart Contact Lens With Built-In Micro Camera Patented by GoogleTechnoBuffalo
Ubergizmo -Gotta Be Mobile -SlashGear
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It now has speeds of 2.5Mbps - DailyTech

April 14, 2014 - 8:59pm

DailyTech

It now has speeds of 2.5Mbps
DailyTech
Netflix isn't too keen on paying internet tolls to internet service providers (ISPs), but at least the agreement with Comcast made a clear difference for users. According to Netflix, its streaming speeds on Comcast increased 65 percent after the deal between the ...
Netflix deal with Comcast improves performance dramaticallykhon2.com
Netflix now streaming 65% faster after striking deal with ComcastTechRadar UK
Netflix reports 65 percent jump in Comcast streaming speedCNET
Press Herald -BGR -PC Magazine
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Heartbleed bug fixes threaten to cause major Internet disruptions in coming weeks - Washington Post

April 14, 2014 - 8:39pm

Firstpost

Heartbleed bug fixes threaten to cause major Internet disruptions in coming weeks
Washington Post
Efforts to fix the notorious Heartbleed bug threaten to cause major disruptions to the Internet over the next several weeks as companies scramble to repair encryption systems on hundreds of thousands of Web sites at the same time, security experts say.
Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private keyPCWorld
Hacker From China Wastes Little Time in Exploiting HeartbleedBloomberg
Not even BlackBerry can escape the Heartbleed bugBGR
Mercer Island Reporter -NEWS.com.au -Datamation
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Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Inaugurated in the Netherlands - Guardian Liberty Voice

April 14, 2014 - 6:22pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Inaugurated in the Netherlands
Guardian Liberty Voice
Although it sounded like a fairytale when artist Daan Roosegaarde stated two years ago that one of his plans is to build glow-in-the-dark roads in the Netherlands, the project has just been inaugurated. The light-absorbing glowing markings have already ...

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Swedish startup Quixter lets you pay on the go with a palm reading - Tech Times

April 14, 2014 - 5:48pm

Swedish startup Quixter lets you pay on the go with a palm reading
Tech Times
Swedish startup Quixter wants to speed up the checkout line with a new biometric palm reader that works as a payment system. The device reads the veins in your palm to determine your identity and within five seconds, you've paid for your purchase.

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Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of service - Reuters

April 14, 2014 - 5:26pm

Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of service
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analyzed by software to create targeted ads. The revisions more explicitly spell out the manner in ...

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'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected - Reuters

April 14, 2014 - 5:11pm

Vancouver Sun

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected
Reuters
BOSTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.
Heartbleed hacks hit Mumsnet and Canada's tax agencyBBC News
Worried about a stolen SIN? Here's what to doCTV News
Data of About 900 Canadians Taken in Heartbleed Breach -- UpdateWall Street Journal
New Zealand Herald -CBC.ca -Canada.com
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Glow-in-the-dark paint made a Dutch road look like something from Tron - The Week Magazine

April 14, 2014 - 3:52pm

Glow-in-the-dark paint made a Dutch road look like something from Tron
The Week Magazine
For a half-kilometer stretch in the Netherlands, drivers are met with an eerie glow along the side of the road. It's not the work of aliens or a chemical spill: it's special paint that powers up in the day and emits a neon hue at night. The markings are a collaboration ...

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Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key - PCWorld

April 14, 2014 - 3:16pm

Firstpost

Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key
PCWorld
Four researchers working separately have demonstrated a server's private encryption key can be obtained using the Heartbleed bug, an attack thought possible but unconfirmed. The findings come shortly after a challenge created by CloudFlare, a San ...
EFF: NSA May Have Used IRC Botnets to Exploit Heartbleed for Last Two YearsDailyTech
Heartbleed Hackers Steal Encryption Keys in Threat TestBloomberg
Flaw places Internet security at riskSan Jose Mercury News
The Mac Observer -Business Solutions Magazine -Dallas Morning News
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Mozilla taps Greylock Partners VC exec as interim CEO - ZDNet

April 14, 2014 - 2:02pm

ReadWrite

Mozilla taps Greylock Partners VC exec as interim CEO
ZDNet
Just over a week following the resignation of CEO Brendan Eich, Mozilla already has an interim chief executive officer in place. Read this. Mozilla's Firefox OS eyes mobile domination - with tablets to follow · Read more. The software company behind popular ...
Mozilla Names Marketing Chief Chris Beard Interim CEOWall Street Journal
Mozilla Names Beard as Interim CEO After Leadership ControversyBusinessweek
Mozilla names insider Chris Beard as interim CEOCNET
ReadWrite -VentureBeat -TechCrunch
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New system will bring Apple's CarPlay to any car this fall - BGR

April 14, 2014 - 1:45pm

The Mac Observer

New system will bring Apple's CarPlay to any car this fall
BGR
Apple's CarPlay solution might not look like much on the surface but as we explained shortly after its debut, CarPlay is a pretty huge deal for the auto industry. In a market overrun by terrible infotainment solutions, Apple's CarPlay allows an iOS device to take ...
Aftermarket CarPlay Systems Available Later This Year from AlpineThe Mac Observer
Apple CarPlay Coming to Older Cars?PC Magazine
Your old beater could get a bite of Apple CarPlay action soon, via Alpine ...TechHive
VentureBeat -Ars Technica -iClarified
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After Heartbleed bug, OpenSSL president calls for more support - Los Angeles Times

April 14, 2014 - 1:17pm

Forbes

After Heartbleed bug, OpenSSL president calls for more support
Los Angeles Times
The president of the OpenSSL Foundation said the organization needs more support from companies and governments that use its software so that it can be better equipped to spot and fix flawed pieces of code such as the Heartbleed bug. The OpenSSL ...
Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private keyPCWorld
Heartbleed Overblown? Experts Test Seriousness Of OpenSSL BugCRN
Heartbleed Causing More Heartburn for OpenSSL & Site OwnersEE Times
eSecurity Planet -TechNewsWorld -Washington Post (blog)
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Google reportedly buying another drone maker: Titan Aerospace - ZDNet

April 14, 2014 - 1:16pm

Google reportedly buying another drone maker: Titan Aerospace
ZDNet
google-hq-nyc. For anyone suggesting the future of technology (or at least where the money is) is in software, hardware still proves to be a hot spot, from 3D printing to drones. Ahead of its time? Amazon's drone delivery concept: PR stunt or real innovation?
Google Buys Drone Maker Courted by FacebookWall Street Journal
Google Acquires Titan Aerospace, The Drone Company Pursued By FacebookTechCrunch

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Google Glass available to American public on Tuesday - USA TODAY

April 14, 2014 - 1:09pm

Gamenguide

Google Glass available to American public on Tuesday
USA TODAY
If you are looking for something to purchase with your tax refund on April 15, Google may be able to help. Beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern tomorrow -- and tomorrow only -- Google will sell its wearable computing device, Glass, for $1,500 plus tax. Buyers will also ...
Google Glass sells to the public tomorrow. Here's how to decide whether or not ...VentureBeat
Google's Glass houseDaily Caller
Will You Buy Google Glass Tomorrow?Forbes
Design & Trend -SFGate (blog) -QSRweb.com
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