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Microsoft's 5 Next Tests
Microsoft made progress during the past few weeks but still has important things to prove. For starters, think Start screen and wearables. Windows 8.1 Update 1: 10 Key Changes. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Microsoft has earned a lot of praise ...
Here's how Windows 8.1 Update tries to give you the right UI on any deviceArs Technica
Office in Windows Phone 8.1 will not have new features, just bug fixesWinBeta
The most popular stories on BetaNews this past week: April 6 -- April 12BetaNews
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Headlines & Global News
Facebook Takes Down 'Like-Baiting' Posts
Headlines & Global News
Facebook announced that it will automatically remove “like-baiting “posts that spams the News Feeds of its users. It also plans to penalize pages and marketers that exercise this technique to lure users to their ad pages. (Photo : Reuters). Facebook ...
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Twitter's Problem Isn't A Lack Of Tweeters
There's a good chance if you use Twitter, you've never tried to distill your wisdom into that 140-character window and pressed the tweet button. This is not, never has been and never will be a problem for Twitter, which doesn't rely on you, me or anyone in ...
Twopchart: 44% of Twitter users are silent birdsTechie News
Have you ever tweeted?Financial Express
A staggering number of Twitter accounts have never published a tweet, report ...TechSpot
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US regulators warn FB, WhatsApp privacy promises
US regulators have warned Facebook and WhatsApp to uphold the data privacy of their users, following the announcement of their $19 billion merger. In a letter to both Facebook and WhatsApp, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said that WhatsApp has ...
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Security roundup: Heartbleed OpenSSL bug
“This release updates OpenSSL to version 1.0.1g, to address potential client-side vectors for CVE-2014-0160”, says the Tor Project. (The OpenSSL bug CVE-2014-0160 is also known as the Heartbleed bug.) The blog post also says the browser itself does not ...
That Heartbleed Worst-Case Scenario Is Possible After AllRe/code
Cloudflare Challenge proves 'worst case scenario' for Heartbleed is actually ...Engadget
F5 Helping Customers Mitigate Heartbleed BugWall Street Journal
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GM slow to act on recalls, House documents show
DETROIT — Documents released by a House subcommittee show that managers and employees at General Motors were often slow to react to safety problems — and that one part of GM often did not know what another was doing. One of the documents is an ...
Documents show GM's early knowledge of switch defectReuters
Lawmakers release 250000 GM recall documentsCNNMoney
House releases documents about GM's slow recall of defective auto partWashington Post
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BMW recalls almost half million cars worldwide
Around 489,000 cars with 6-cylinder engines that were manufactured between September 2009 and November 2011 are involved in the recall. German car producer BMW Group has recalled almost half a million cars with 6-cylinder engines, since realising ...
BMW Widens Recall for Engine-Bolt Defect to 489000 Vehicles (3)Businessweek
BMW to Recall Around Half a Million VehiclesWall Street Journal
BMW recalls sports sedans and SUVs to fix potential stall problemLos Angeles Times
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Apple v. Samsung, part deux, week two: Money talks...and talks some more
It's week two in the second installment of Apple v. Samsung, and this is where the long-haul of the trial really sets in. (At least before we see how long it takes the jury to come up with a verdict, but more on that soon.) ...
Apple and Samsung spar over huge damages claimPCWorld
Samsung's big bet on Android actually a covert strategy to replace AndroidApple Insider
Samsung Calls Google Executive at $2 Billion Apple Patent TrialBusinessweek
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Report: Amazon smartphone to debut in second half of year
SAN MATEO, Calif. — Amazon.com is ready to join the smartphone wars with Apple, Samsung Electronics and others in the second half of this year, with a new handset of its own. The e-commerce powerhouse has been demonstrating versions of the phone ...
Amazon, chasing Apple, Samsung, may enter smartphone marketCNET
Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this yearLos Angeles Times
Amazon Preparing to Release Smartphone -- UpdateWall Street Journal
Apple Insider -Reuters -Ars Technica
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Palmer Luckey Explains Why Facebook's Oculus Acquisition Is Good For Gamers
When Facebook purchased Oculus VR, the company behind the wildly popular VR headset the Oculus Rift, gamers cried out in horror. We cornered Palmer Luckey at Pax East and he explained why Facebook's ownership will be a good thing for all involved.
Sony sees the Facebook purchase of Oculus as validation of its own VR effortsDigital Trends
Sony's Yoshida has advice for Japanese developers: Do what you do bestGamasutra
Hear Palmer Luckey explain why Oculus VR joined FacebookEngadget
TopNews United States -Re/code -Gamenguide
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This Is the End of Facebook as We Know It
Facebook, the company that makes billions from connecting people to each other, is about to make it harder to have a conversation. In the coming weeks, Facebook's mobile app will be losing its chat feature, a move that will no doubt annoy many regular ...
A virtual road trip, app updates and the Heartbleed Bug top the digital week in ...KERO-TV 23
Facebook quietly released an updated Android app Thursday, and those ...Marketing Land
The week in Tech: 5 must-know thingsUSA TODAY
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NSA Denies It Used 'Heartbleed' Bug to Gather Intelligence
Security experts warn there is little Internet users can do to protect themselves from the recently uncovered "Heartbleed" bug that exposes data to hackers, at least not until vulnerable websites upgrade their software.
NSA used Heartbleed bug to capture information, report saysSan Jose Mercury News
NSA used Heartbleed nearly from the start, report claims [Updated]Ars Technica
NSA knew about and USED Heartbleed encryption flaw for TWO YEARS – reportRegister
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Appeals court overturns convition of AT&T hacker 'Weev'
A federal appeals court rules that Andrew "Weev" Auernheimer was tried in the wrong state and overturns his conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. by Carrie Mihalcik · @CDMihalcik; April 11, 2014 1:23 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
Court Reverses Conviction of Man in iPad Data CaseABC News
Hacker Weev Free After AppealInformationWeek
UPDATE 2-US court voids man's conviction for hacking celebrities' iPadsReuters
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2014 New York Auto Show: Corvette Z06 convertible
Los Angeles Times
Chevrolet is honking its own horn hard for the rollout of its new Corvette Z06 convertible, calling it the most powerful drop-top the company has ever produced. Boasting 625 horsepower and 635 pound-feet or torque, the Z06 is built on a brand new ...
2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 ConvertibleCar and Driver
GM unveils Chevy Corvette Z06 convertibleMLive.com
Chevy drops top on Corvette Z06 for 2015Automotive News
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Tibco 6.0 moves outside the data center
Updating its platform for the hyper-connected cloud era, Tibco has equipped the new version of its flagship application-integration software with the ability to communicate with external applications. Tibco ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0 also includes a ...
TIBCO Announces TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 6.0 for Unprecedented ...MENAFN.COM
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Court reverses conviction of man in iPad data case
PHILADELPHIA -- A federal appeals court reversed the conviction of man imprisoned for illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing the email addresses of more than 100,000 of iPad users, ruling Friday that prosecutors tried him in the wrong state.
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App.io Turns iOS Apps Into Playable Mobile Ads
App.io, a startup offering tools that allow iOS applications to run in the browser for testing or demo purposes, has now taken the next logical step: it's bringing its technology the world of mobile advertising. With the company's newly launched mobile ad product, ...
Got a Store? You Need an App for ThatHuffington Post (blog)
Apple delights Indian users with special Photo and Video Apps promotionEconomic Times
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Facebook updates transparency report with content removal requests
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been fairly vocal lately in pushing for greater accountability on the part of government agencies, touting to users and the media alike that he's even making calls to the White House to discuss just that. Now the social ...
India Leads the World in Facebook CensorshipBusinessweek
Facebook Reveals Which Countries Censor Citizens' NewsfeedsTIME
Facebook Transparency Report: US Asks For Most User Data, India Makes Most ...International Business Times
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The Best Free iOS Apps for April 11, 2014
screen568x568 It's official, there's a free Family Guy game that you're probably going to want to download this instant. Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff is all about rebuilding Quahog on something that you can put in your pants. It has all of your favorite ...
Attention News 12 App UsersNews 12 Long Island
Office for iPad and One Note For Mac Are Our Apps Of The WeekMacgasm
Best iOS apps this weekBetaNews
9 to 5 Mac -Economic Times -Cult of Mac
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Microsoft testing ways to make Windows Live Tiles interactive
In Asia, Microsoft researchers are experimenting with new ways to interact with the Live Tiles that are core to the Windows 8.X, Windows Phone, and Xbox user interfaces. by Mary Jo Foley; April 11, 2014 10:13 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Windows Live Tiles could become more like interactive widgetsTechRadar UK
Microsoft tests Live Tiles you can use without leaving the Start screenEngadget
Microsoft working to make Windows Live Tiles more...The Verge
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