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Windows 8's Market Share Maxes Out At 16% As Windows 10 Looms - TechCrunch

July 1, 2015 - 1:22pm

TechCrunch

Windows 8's Market Share Maxes Out At 16% As Windows 10 Looms
TechCrunch
Windows 8's days atop the Microsoft operating system hierarchy are all but over. Windows 10, a wide-ranging replacement, will be released later this month, meaning that Windows 8's market share is about to start shrinking. The controversial operating ...
Windows 8.1 seizes undisputed lead over Windows XPPCWorld
New Windows 10 Preview Gets Edge Browser BrandingValueWalk
Windows 8.1 Pulls Past XP in Total UsersIGN
Tom's Hardware -InformationWeek -Hot Hardware
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Snapchat deletes a distinctive feature and makes it easier to add friends - Los Angeles Times

July 1, 2015 - 12:21pm

The Gossip Girls

Snapchat deletes a distinctive feature and makes it easier to add friends
Los Angeles Times
Snapchat is removing a cumbersome feature and making it easier to add friends on its app. lRelated Snapchat brings in $538 million from investors · Technology Now · Snapchat brings in $538 million from investors. See all related. 8. The Venice start-up ...
Snapchat Just Added a Bunch of New FeaturesTIME
Snapchat Users No Longer Have To 'Tap' To View A 'Snap'CBS Local
Snapchat now lets you tap to view snaps and stories, add nearby friendsVentureBeat
The Independent -Yahoo Tech -International Business Times
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Facebook has a new logo, but the differences are subtle - Engadget

July 1, 2015 - 11:24am

Engadget

Facebook has a new logo, but the differences are subtle
Engadget
Facebook's last logo update came in 2005, but this year, the folks in Menlo Park felt it was time for a change. While the iconic white "f" and blue square will remain, places where the full name is used will see this new wordmark. Working with Eric ...
Here's why Facebook just changed its logoFortune
Small Tweak in Logo Marks a Deeper Shift at FacebookWall Street Journal (blog)
Facebook has a different logo - but can you actually spot what's changed?Mirror.co.uk
Daily Mail -Entrepreneur
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The next iPhone could have much faster LTE speeds - The Verge

July 1, 2015 - 11:17am

ZDNet

The next iPhone could have much faster LTE speeds
The Verge
The next iPhone's LTE speeds may be much faster. Maybe. According to 9to5Mac, Apple plans to include a new Qualcomm LTE modem in the next iPhone that's theoretically capable of delivering speeds that are twice as fast as what the iPhone 6 is capable ...
iPhone 6s report: Same as iPhone 6 on the outside, faster LTE chip insideZDNet
Apple iPhone 6S pictures leak online - and it looks 'identical' to old modelMirror.co.uk
Apple iPhone 6S photos have been leakedCNNMoney
Wireless Week -Refinery29 -Forbes
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IoT potentially worth $11T by 2025 - RCR Wireless News

July 1, 2015 - 10:29am

RCR Wireless News

IoT potentially worth $11T by 2025
RCR Wireless News
According to a new report from research firm McKinsey Global Institute, the economic value of the “Internet of Things” could be worth between $3.9 trillion and $11.1 trillion annually by 2025. From the report: “Our central finding is that the hype may ...
The corporate 'Internet of Things' will encompass more devices than the ...Businessinsider India
127 devices added to the Internet each second, but Congress is clueless about IoTNetwork World
Here's what could hold back the Internet of Things' potential.Motley Fool
ExecutiveBiz (blog) -SYS-CON Media (press release) -Huffington Post
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Chrome continues to trounce Firefox in desktop browser market - CNET

July 1, 2015 - 9:43am

CNET

Chrome continues to trounce Firefox in desktop browser market
CNET
Google's desktop browser owns more than a quarter of all Web traffic, according to the latest stats from Web tracker Net Applications. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; July 1, 2015 7:38 AM PDT. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. email. comments. more.
IE falls below 55% market share as Chrome and Firefox gainVentureBeat
20 ways to make your Chrome browser so much betterWPTV.com

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Google apologises for Photos app's racist blunder - BBC News

July 1, 2015 - 9:10am

BBC News

Google apologises for Photos app's racist blunder
BBC News
Google says it is "appalled" that its new Photos app mistakenly labelled a black couple as being "gorillas". Its product automatically tags uploaded pictures using its own artificial intelligence software. The error was brought to its attention by a ...
"Holy F**K": When Facial Recognition Algorithms Go WrongFast Company
Google Photos app tags black Jacky Alcine and friend as GORILLASDaily Mail
Google Photos assigns 'gorilla' tag to photos of black peopleTelegraph.co.uk
The Register -Mirror.co.uk -LearnBonds
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Smart Android Launcher Yahoo Aviate Gets Overhauled, Accused Of Being A ... - TechCrunch

July 1, 2015 - 9:08am

TechCrunch

Smart Android Launcher Yahoo Aviate Gets Overhauled, Accused Of Being A ...
TechCrunch
Yahoo's Aviate Android launcher, which the company acquired for $80 million in order to own a piece of the growing mobile ecosystem, as it doesn't have its own mobile operating system or hardware in play, has seen continued development in the months ...
Yahoo Aviate now updated, gets new Smart Stream featureFirstpost
Yahoo Aviate just made a lot of Android users angrySlashGear
Yahoo's Aviate launcher wants to be as smart as Google Now with Smart StreamDigital Trends
Greenbot -SiliconBeat -Android Headlines - Android News
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Austrian court dismisses class action suit against Facebook - PCWorld

July 1, 2015 - 9:05am

The Sun Daily

Austrian court dismisses class action suit against Facebook
PCWorld
An Austrian court has dismissed a class action suit concerning Facebook's privacy policy, saying it has no jurisdiction over the case. The decision is a blow to Europe-v-Facebook, the privacy campaign group whose front-man, Max Schrems, filed the suit ...
Austrian Court Rejects Max Schrems' Facebook Privacy CaseWall Street Journal
Austrian student's privacy battle against Facebook suffers setbackReuters
Austrian court rejects jurisdiction in Facebook privacy suitU.S. News & World Report
RTE.ie
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Meet Your Competitive Edge with the Edge® 520 from Garmin® – the First GPS ... - MarketWatch

July 1, 2015 - 6:03am

Engadget

Meet Your Competitive Edge with the Edge® 520 from Garmin® – the First GPS ...
MarketWatch
OLATHE, Kan., Jul 01, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. GRMN, -0.11% today announced the Edge 520, the first GPS bike computer with Strava Live Segments. The Edge 520 boasts a myriad of advanced analysis ...
Garmin's Varia radar warns cyclists about traffic they can't seeEngadget
Garmin launches bike radar, smart bike lights and new GPS unit with live ...Bicycle Retailer
Strava and Garmin introduce live segment tracking on select devicesvelonews.competitor.com
Pocket-lint.com -Business Wire (press release) -Wareable
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Review: Gadgets for the Beach and Getting You There - ABC News

July 1, 2015 - 2:03am

Review: Gadgets for the Beach and Getting You There
ABC News
If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets. Of course, no technology is truly essential. You're at the beach! Disconnect! Go swimming! Build sandcastles! Still can't leave the gadgets behind? Well ...

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Gmail boosts its emoji game, adds themes you can edit - Mashable

June 30, 2015 - 9:48pm

Mashable

Gmail boosts its emoji game, adds themes you can edit
Mashable
Google is constantly tweaking usability features on Gmail, but a new update focuses on fun — emoji style. Now, when you compose a Gmail message you'll have an even larger array of whimsical and descriptive emoji to accent your text-based missive.
Google puts lipstick on Gmail -- adds new themes and emojisBetaNews
Emojis are coming to Gmailfox5sandiego.com
Gmail's latest update will add wallpapers and emojiThe Verge
Yibada (English Edition) -SlashGear
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YouTube App Has Added Support For HFR Videos - Android Headlines - Android News

June 30, 2015 - 6:52pm

Android Headlines - Android News

YouTube App Has Added Support For HFR Videos
Android Headlines - Android News
Displays in mobile devices like smartphones are getting to be higher quality at a very fast pace. It was about four years ago when we got displays with 720p resolutions, resulting in a pixel density of more than 300 ppi, with a Full HD resolution in a ...
YouTube to Add Features for Creators and SubscribersiDigitalTimes.com
YouTube shows off some upcoming features for video creatorsEngadget
YouTube details new features, targets 'junk' commentsSlashGear
Entrepreneur -MediaPost Communications -WebProNews
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on telepathy and Terminator - USA TODAY

June 30, 2015 - 6:21pm

Fast Company

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on telepathy and Terminator
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The world has questions. And Mark Zuckerberg has answers. Zuckerberg held an informal question-and-answer session on his Facebook page on Tuesday, taking more than a dozen questions from Facebook users including several ...
The future of Facebook is telepathy, reveals Mark ZuckerbergTelegraph.co.uk
Bits | Zuckerberg Takes Questions in Facebook Session Marred by Tech TroublesNew York Times (blog)
Mark Zuckerberg and Stephen Hawking just had the most awe-inspiring ...Washington Post (blog)
CNNMoney -NBCNews.com -Gizmodo
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Here's everything you need to know about the new GarageBand - CNET

June 30, 2015 - 5:22pm

CNET

Here's everything you need to know about the new GarageBand
CNET
Apple's GarageBand music-making software got an update today with an expansion of the drummer features and more hip-hop loops. by Jason Parker · @jparkerCNET; June 30, 2015 1:32 PM PDT. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. email. comments.
Apple beefs up its beats in GarageBand updateMashable
GarageBand 10.1 for Mac adds Force Touch, Apple Music Connect publishing [u]Apple Insider
GarageBand update lets artists publish directly to Apple Music ConnectMacworld
Mac Rumors -TechCrunch
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First look: Wireless Olympus Air camera mount for mobile shooting - Fox News

June 30, 2015 - 1:05pm

NBCNews.com

First look: Wireless Olympus Air camera mount for mobile shooting
Fox News
The trend of people turning to their smartphones to capture photos and videos shows no sign of slowing down. But a related trend is picking up momentum, as well: More smartphone photographers are looking for ways to improve the quality of those images.
Olympus 'Air' Camera Swaps Lenses, Uses Phone for Its ScreenNBCNews.com
Olympus Brings Air Smartphone Add-On Camera to USPC Magazine
This wireless camera lets you take better pictures with your phone or tabletThe Verge
SlashGear -Tom's Guide -Ubergizmo (blog)
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It looks like Apple is headed to the Supreme Court - Fortune

June 30, 2015 - 1:00pm

Fortune

It looks like Apple is headed to the Supreme Court
Fortune
After losing its e-book antitrust appeal in a split decision with a strong dissent, the company has little choice. The two competing theories of law that ran through Apple's e-book antitrust case run right through the middle the appellate court ruling ...
Book 'em Danno: Court upholds Apple's $450M fine in e-book pricing caseZDNet
UPDATE 2-Apple conspired to fix e-book prices -US appeals courtReuters
Apple To Pay $450 Million In Settlement For Price Fixing E&BooksFast Company
Economic Times -Wall Street Journal -The Verge
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This Website May Have Just Solved Passwords Forever - TIME

June 30, 2015 - 11:39am

TIME

This Website May Have Just Solved Passwords Forever
TIME
Blogging site Medium has launched a password-free login system that uses only e-mail. The e-mail login option provides an alternative to Medium's previous login routes, which included only Facebook and Twitter, according to the site's announcement.
Medium stays firmly anti-password with radical e-mail-based loginsMacworld
Blogging Site Medium Rolls Out Password-Free Email LoginsTechCrunch
Medium is doing away with passwords - and its new method for logging in is ...Business Insider
SlashGear -VentureBeat
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Check your iPhones: Apple Music is here - USA TODAY

June 30, 2015 - 10:02am

CNET

Check your iPhones: Apple Music is here
USA TODAY
Apple Music has arrived. The new streaming service is available with the iOS 8.4 update, which was launched Tuesday morning. The iOS 8.4 update also includes improvements for iBooks and bug fixes. Apple Music will be available for a three-month free ...
Apple Music goes live, courtesy of latest iOS software updateCNET
Apple releases iOS 8.4 software upgrade with Apple Music launchZDNet
iOS 8.4 available now: Apple Music is hereMashable
VentureBeat -Macworld -TechCrunch
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Apple conspired to fix e-book prices - US appeals court - Reuters

June 30, 2015 - 10:01am

Reuters

Apple conspired to fix e-book prices - US appeals court
Reuters
NEW YORK A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said Apple Inc orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices, in a victory for the U.S. Justice Department. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with ...

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