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Facebook Messenger to Show Information About First-Time Senders - NDTV

May 22, 2015 - 12:59am

TechCrunch

Facebook Messenger to Show Information About First-Time Senders
NDTV
Facebook is rolling out another major feature to its standalone Messenger that will offer publicly available contextual information of first-time senders on the app. The feature can be immensely useful for Messenger app - which has over 600 million users - and ...
Facebook Messenger Eyes Non-Friend Conversations With Chat IDTechCrunch
Facebook Messenger now gives context about the people contacting youMashable
Facebook Messenger video calling is now available worldwideBetaNews
SocialTimes -Ubergizmo (blog) -Tech Times
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Leaked database of Adult Friend Finder still online - PCWorld

May 21, 2015 - 10:12pm

Channel 4 News

Leaked database of Adult Friend Finder still online
PCWorld
Adult Friend Finder, one of the largest online dating sites, may have been breached more than two months ago, and the sensitive files—include names, ages, email addresses, zip codes and more—are apparently still online. British broadcaster Channel 4 ...
Hacking of adult website compromises users' personal dataBBC News
Large online dating site AdultFriendFinder confirms data breachUSA TODAY
AdultFriendFinder Hack Might Expose Your Sexual OrientationGizmodo
CSO Online -Channel 4 News
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Google Brings Shopping Experience to YouTube - KTIC

May 21, 2015 - 8:11pm

KTIC

Google Brings Shopping Experience to YouTube
KTIC
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- YouTube wants to change the way people buy items and is harnessing the power of its videos to help connect consumers and retailers. Sridhar Ramaswamy, Googl... Latest News: Wife Corrals Texas Cattle Rancher Into Becoming ...

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Google reportedly developing 'Brillo,' an OS for the Internet of Things - CNET

May 21, 2015 - 7:28pm

CNET

Google reportedly developing 'Brillo,' an OS for the Internet of Things
CNET
The lightweight version of mobile operating system Android would help smart devices communicate better with each other, according to a report in The Information. by Nate Ralph · @NateRalph; 22 May 2015 12:59 am BST. facebook. twitter. linkedin.

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Google Maps fixes N-word problem for most users - CNNMoney

May 21, 2015 - 5:49pm

CNNMoney

Google Maps fixes N-word problem for most users
CNNMoney
Google has fixed an issue with its Google Maps search function, which previously led people to The White House if they searched for variations of the N-word with the word "house." A Twitter user first discovered the problem Tuesday afternoon. On Thursday ...
Google to change Maps search system after offensive White House resultsPCWorld
Google apologises over 'inappropriate results'TVNZ
Pranks on Google Maps Keep Getting More and More RacistSlate Magazine (blog)
VentureBeat -Search Engine Land
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Adobe says goodbye to its Photoshop Touch app, hello to Project Rigel - Engadget

May 21, 2015 - 4:27pm

Engadget

Adobe says goodbye to its Photoshop Touch app, hello to Project Rigel
Engadget
Adobe's been keen on new mobile apps as of late, but today it announced the end of the road for one of its more popular pieces of software. As of next week, Photoshop Touch will no longer be available in iTunes, Google Play and other app libraries and the ...
Adobe discontinues Photoshop Touch, previews its next generationCNET
Photoshop gets axed on iOS as Adobe preps replacementCult of Mac
Adobe will discontinue Photoshop Touch on May 28thAndroid Authority (blog)

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It's now easier to buy stuff from YouTube video ads, huzzah? - Engadget

May 21, 2015 - 3:06pm

Engadget

It's now easier to buy stuff from YouTube video ads, huzzah?
Engadget
A good 99.999 percent of the time, the adverts that run before your dogs sitting on cats video are irrelevant. But every once in a while, an ad hits and you want to know more. Beginning today, Google is making that discovery process way easier. According to ...
Google Wants YouTube Viewers to Shop While They WatchWall Street Journal (blog)
Google ad boss Sridhar Ramaswamy: How YouTube's new shopping buttons fit ...Fortune
YouTube to allow users to buy direct from within adsFinancial Times
The Verge -WebProNews
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Canberra linked to planned Google hack - The Australian

May 21, 2015 - 1:46pm

NDTV

Canberra linked to planned Google hack
The Australian
Australia is among five countries which developed plans to hack into data links to app stores operated by Google and Samsung to plant spyware on smartphones, a media report says. The online news site The Intercept on Thursday said Australian spies ...
NSA Wanted to Lurk in Google and Samsung App Stores to Spread Malware ...Slate Magazine (blog)
NSA planned hack of google app store: ReportAl-Arabiya
NSA Planned to Sneak-Attack App Stores to Put Spyware on SmartphonesGizmodo

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Coming soon to Firefox: More ads! - Computerworld

May 21, 2015 - 1:21pm

Computerworld

Coming soon to Firefox: More ads!
Computerworld
Mozilla today announced an expansion and rebranding of its in-browser advertisements, now dubbed "Suggested Tiles," that will by default show in the new tab page of all Firefox users. big data charts graphs analysis woman user · Survey: Big data interest ...
Firefox Will Soon Get Sponsored Suggested Tiles Based On Your Browsing HistoryTechCrunch
Mozilla will roll out suggested tiles to Firefox Beta next week, all Firefox users ...VentureBeat
Spotlight: Mozilla recruits beta testers for its Firefox for iOS browserFierceMobileIT
Ubergizmo (blog)
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Report: Apple working on 12-inch iPad - USA TODAY

May 21, 2015 - 12:54pm

USA TODAY

Report: Apple working on 12-inch iPad
USA TODAY
Apple appears ready to go big with the iPad as sales of the company's tablet continue to suffer. According to 9to5Mac, citing sources briefed on plans, the company is working on a 12-inch model of the iPad, including multiple key features such as the ability to ...

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Report: Apple working on 12-inch iPad - USA TODAY

May 21, 2015 - 12:54pm

USA TODAY

Report: Apple working on 12-inch iPad
USA TODAY
Apple appears ready to go big with the iPad as sales of the company's tablet continue to suffer. According to 9to5Mac, citing sources briefed on plans, the company is working on a 12-inch model of the iPad, including multiple key features such as the ability to ...
9to5Mac: Apple's working on iOS tweaks for 12-inch iPadEngadget
Apple might show off true multitasking for the iPad at WWDC next monthThe Verge
Split-screen mode could be a huge selling point for the rumored iPad ProMacworld
SlashGear
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National Security Agency planned hack of Google app store - Economic Times

May 21, 2015 - 12:47pm

Engadget

National Security Agency planned hack of Google app store
Economic Times
WASHINGTON: The US National Security Agency developed plans to hack into data links to app stores operated by Google and Samsung to plant spyware on smartphones, a media report said Thursday. The online news site The Intercept said US ...
NSA planned to hijack Google Play Store, Samsung app store to deliver malwarePCWorld
NSA Wanted To Hack Google App Store, Infect Android PhonesInformationWeek
NSA Planned to Sneak-Attack App Stores to Put Spyware on SmartphonesGizmodo

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The Worst Thing About the iPhone Is About to Be Fixed - TIME

May 21, 2015 - 12:05pm

TIME

The Worst Thing About the iPhone Is About to Be Fixed
TIME
Apple Unveils iPhone 6 Justin Sullivan—Getty Images Apple CEO Tim Cook shows off the new iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California.
Reports: Apple Maps to finally add transit directions in iOS 9Macworld
Mapbox Takes On Apple With An SDK To Put Maps Into iOS AppsTechCrunch
Transit directions finally coming to Apple Maps in iOS 9, says 9to5MacThe Verge
Business Insider
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Oculus Connect 2 Will Give Developers What They Need For Consumer Rift ... - TechCrunch

May 21, 2015 - 11:23am

TechCrunch

Oculus Connect 2 Will Give Developers What They Need For Consumer Rift ...
TechCrunch
Oculus is hosting its second annual primary developer conference between September 23 and 25, the company announced today. The big show, called 'Connect 2′ in keeping with the original event last September, will feature keynote presentations from ...
Oculus Announces 'Connect 2' Conference as they Gear Up for Consumer VRRoad to VR
Oculus Rift hack transfers your facial expressions onto your virtual avatarArs Technica (blog)
Oculus Connect 2 Developer Conference AnnouncedVRFocus

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On the road again: EA reboots 'Need For Speed' - USA TODAY

May 21, 2015 - 11:01am

USA TODAY

On the road again: EA reboots 'Need For Speed'
USA TODAY
After a year off, Electronic Arts racing franchise Need For Speed is back on the road. The video game publisher announced a new Need For Speed game will launch this fall for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One . The game is being developed by Ghost Games, ...
Need for Speed reboot coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC this fallVentureBeat
'Need for Speed' Roars Back To Life With New 2015 RebootForbes
EA is rebooting Need for Speed later this yearThe Verge
MarketWatch
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Google Reveals the Problem With Password Security Questions - ABC News

May 21, 2015 - 10:37am

ABC News

Google Reveals the Problem With Password Security Questions
ABC News
Google analyzed hundreds of millions of password security questions and answers, revealing how startlingly easy it is for would-be hackers to get into someone else's account. Case in point: What's your favorite food? Mark Zuckerberg Reveals the Surprising ...
Pizza! Bad answer for your security questionUSA TODAY
'Father's middle name?' Security questions aren't too secure, Google study saysToday.com
Your Password Isn't All That Secure, Says GoogleGizmodo UK
TechCrunch
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Apple wants to redesign the mobile hotspot - The Verge

May 21, 2015 - 10:17am

Yahoo Finance UK

Apple wants to redesign the mobile hotspot
The Verge
Apple has ideas about how to make mobile hotspots more elegant. In a new application published by the US Patent and Trademark Office today, the company outlines how to improve on the hotspot battery life and overall ease of use, potentially making them ...
Apple Patents An Eye-Tracking 3D Display, Battery Powered Mobile HotspotNews Every day
Apple's Mobile Hotspot Patent Application Could Connect Apple Watch AnywhereTechCrunch
Apple invents adaptive eye-tracking 3D display, highly portable cellular hotspotApple Insider

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Transit directions finally coming to Apple Maps in iOS 9, says 9to5Mac - The Verge

May 21, 2015 - 10:16am

TechCrunch

Transit directions finally coming to Apple Maps in iOS 9, says 9to5Mac
The Verge
Apple's Maps app will add transit directions for subway, train, and bus lines in iOS 9, according to 9to5Mac. If the report is accurate, Apple will finally address a longstanding gap that resulted when the company decided to ditch Google Maps nearly three years ...
Apple Said To Be Bringing Transit Directions To iOS 9TechCrunch
Apple Inc to set same font for iOS, Macs and WatchFinancial Express
With iOS 9 around the corner, it's time to reroute MapsMacworld
9 to 5 Mac (blog)
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This Is How YouTube Is Fighting its Amazon-Owned Rival - TIME

May 21, 2015 - 10:07am

TIME

This Is How YouTube Is Fighting its Amazon-Owned Rival
TIME
YouTube announced Thursday that it will begin live streaming content at 60 frames per second, an important boost that will make it a better platform for streaming video game footage. For now, the feature is exclusive to browsers compatible with HTML5 — the ...
YouTube launches 60fps live streaming in quest to take on TwitchThe Verge
YouTube now supports 60fps live gameplay streamingSlashGear
YouTube takes aim at Twitch with 60FPS live streamingDigital Trends
Tubefilter -Engadget -The Tech Report, LLC
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The NSA tried to use app stores to send malware to targets - Engadget

May 21, 2015 - 10:07am

Engadget

The NSA tried to use app stores to send malware to targets
Engadget
It shouldn't come as a surprise to hear that the NSA worked on iOS and Android malware meant to capture information from a target's phone, but actually getting the software onto phones? That's tricky. To help solve that problem, the NSA (and the rest of the ...
NSA planned Google Play hack to target Android smartphonesZDNet
New NSA documents reveal plans to deliver malware through the Google Play ...The Verge
Malware masterplan: NSA targeted Google & Samsung app stores to harvest dataRT (blog)
CBC.ca
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