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Zendrive raises $13.5M to make roads safer by tracking your driving behaviors - VentureBeat

February 4, 2016 - 10:01am

VentureBeat

Zendrive raises $13.5M to make roads safer by tracking your driving behaviors
VentureBeat
Zendrive today announced that it has raised $13.5 million in funding for its service to make transportation safer. The investment was led by Sherpa Capital and will be used to improve the company's technology and add more talent to the team. Valuation ...
Driving Analytics Startup Zendrive Circles $13.5 Million Series ATechCrunch
Zendrive Picks Up $13.5M to Monitor Safe DrivingWall Street Journal (blog)
Zendrive Lands $13.5 Million From Sherpa, BMW iVentures to Make Roads SaferRe/code

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Canonical fulfills its Linux convergence vision with BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet - BetaNews

February 4, 2016 - 9:06am

BetaNews

Canonical fulfills its Linux convergence vision with BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet
BetaNews
Convergence is all the rage in the technology industry nowadays and for good reason -- our handheld devices are insanely powerful. It makes sense to leverage a smartphone or tablet's processor for desktop computing. By connecting a monitor, mouse, and ...
Canonical's new Ubuntu tablet can also be your PCThe Verge
BQ Aquaris M10: An Ubuntu tablet that also works as a desktopLiliputing
Canonical Reinvents the Personal Mobile Computing ExperienceBroadway World
FierceWireless -The VAR Guy -Engadget
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Doom Release Date, $120 Collector's Edition Announced - GameSpot

February 4, 2016 - 9:03am

GameSpot

Doom Release Date, $120 Collector's Edition Announced
GameSpot
id Software's new shooter arrives May 13 for Xbox one, PlayStation 4, and PC; preorder bonuses also announced. by Eddie Makuch on February 4, 2016. 4 Comments. Shares · Tweets · +1. RELATED DOOM. Follow. Subscribe for the latest gaming news.
Doom is coming May 13 with a skeletal collector's editionDestructoid
'Doom' will send a whole new generation to Hell in MayMashable
Doom Releases on May 13, Collector's Edition Includes Revenant StatuePlayStation LifeStyle
ComingSoon.net -Attack of the Fanboy -The Verge
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Select Twitter users are seeing a dedicated GIF button - Engadget

February 4, 2016 - 8:42am

Engadget

Select Twitter users are seeing a dedicated GIF button
Engadget
Twitter has begun testing a new feature for fans of reaction GIFs. Some users have spotted a dedicated GIF button in their Android apps, smack dab in the middle of the camera and poll icons. Bank of the Ozarks Director of Marketing Phil Pearlman was ...
Twitter could be getting a GIF buttonPhandroid.com
Kik Introduces Branded GIFs, Initially Partners With WWF And 'Zoolander No. 2'Tech Times
Twitter Is Testing a Button That Serves Up Ready-Made GIFs for UsersYahoo Tech
Mac Rumors -The Verge -TechCrunch
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Microsoft delivers another foundational Windows 10 Fast Ring test build - ZDNet

February 4, 2016 - 7:48am

NDTV

Microsoft delivers another foundational Windows 10 Fast Ring test build
ZDNet
The Windows 10 Fast Ring is definitely fast these days. fastringwindows10.jpg. Windows Insiders got another new Windows 10 test build for PCs late last night. Build 14257, a week after receiving Build 14251. Like the past few "Redstone" test builds ...
Get Your Own Windows Insider Ninja MonkeySuperSite for Windows
Windows 10 Insider Preview Redstone Build 14257 arrives on the Fast ringBetaNews
Microsoft Starts Downloading Windows 10 to PCs Set for Auto UpdatesTechlicious (blog)
groovyPost -VentureBeat -Neowin
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VAIO's debut Windows 10 phone is a lot prettier than its name - Engadget

February 4, 2016 - 2:36am

Engadget

VAIO's debut Windows 10 phone is a lot prettier than its name
Engadget
A few years ago, Windows Phone tried to make a splash with vibrant colors, sharp contours and unusual palettes. Then things got a little quiet. Now Windows Phone 10 is suddenly upon us, and Japanese phone makers are generally keeping colors a little ...
The VAIO Phone Biz might be the sleekest Windows phone yetThe Verge
VAIO Phone Biz flaunts Windows 10 Mobile and ContinuumSlashGear
VAIO Launches Their First Ever Windows 10 PhoneUbergizmo
Gizmodo -Phone Arena -Neowin
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Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With “Friends Day” Videos - TechCrunch

February 3, 2016 - 11:01pm

TechCrunch

Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 With “Friends Day” Videos
TechCrunch
Now Facebook has its own holiday it calls “Friends Day”. On February 4th, the social network turns 12 years old. But in typical self-less Zuckerberg fashion, Mark said “rather than having this birthday that focuses on us, we should make sure that the ...
Facebook debuts a personalized video and stickers to celebrate your friendshipsVentureBeat
Facebook's Latest Feature Is a Video Starring Your Best FriendsTIME
Facebook is celebrating your friendships for its 12th birthdayThe Verge
International Business Times -Mashable -Washington Post
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Tesla CEO cancels customer's order because he complained - Q13 FOX

February 3, 2016 - 8:07pm

Q13 FOX

Tesla CEO cancels customer's order because he complained
Q13 FOX
Elon Musk, co-founder and CEO of American electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors, poses with a Tesla during a visit to Amsterdam on January 31, 2014. The European Tesla Service is based in Tilburg and the European headquarters is in Amsterdam.
Elon Musk Teases Second-Gen Tesla PowerwallPC Magazine
Elon Musk to critic: No Tesla for you!WDSU New Orleans
Elon Musk Cancels Blogger's Model X Order Because He Bitched About EventJalopnik
Jobs & Hire -mySanAntonio.com -CBC.ca
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Honda Expands Recall of Takata Airbags as Its Longtime Partner's Crisis Widens - New York Times

February 3, 2016 - 7:52pm

The Globe and Mail

Honda Expands Recall of Takata Airbags as Its Longtime Partner's Crisis Widens
New York Times
In the latest sign that automakers are still struggling to understand the scope of the Takata airbag crisis, Honda Motor said on Wednesday that it would expand its recall by more than a third in North America.
Honda to Recall 2.2M Vehicles for Takata Air Bag TroubleABC News
Honda to recall 2.2 million vehicles for Takata air bag troubleNews & Observer
UPDATE 3-Honda adds 2.2 million vehicles to Takata air bag recallReuters

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Meet Frinkiac: The cromulent picture search engine for Simpsons quotes - CNET

February 3, 2016 - 7:38pm

CNET

Meet Frinkiac: The cromulent picture search engine for Simpsons quotes
CNET
Frinkiac will make you laugh, and make you think... 21st Century Fox. When it comes to everyone's favourite four-fingered family, there are Simpsons fans, and then there are Simpsons fans. The latter normally spend their days dropping endless quotes ...
Here's the 'Simpsons' search engine you've been waiting forEngadget
This Amazing Simpsons Search Engine Matches the Perfect Screencap To a QuoteGizmodo
The Frinkiac search engine can find screencaps for that Simpsons quoteA.V. Club
Toon Zone -Tech Times -Flavorwire
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iPhone Versus Android And The Impact Of Software Piracy - Forbes

February 3, 2016 - 6:46pm

Forbes

iPhone Versus Android And The Impact Of Software Piracy
Forbes
The imminent launch of Alto's Adventure on Android has highlighted one of the major points of differentiation between the two smartphone platforms. Alto's Adventures has been a huge hit on iOS, gathering critical acclaim and significant sales on the ...
Why Alto's Adventure will be free on AndroidThe Verge
'Alto's Adventure' is coming to Android next week, and it's freeEngadget
Alto's Adventure Will Arrive on Android Next Week for FreeNDTV
iDigitalTimes.com -androidandme.com -9 to 5 Google
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Jasper Is Joining Cisco's Internet Of Things Product 'Sandwich' At A Price Tag Of $1.4 Billion - Forbes

February 3, 2016 - 5:27pm

Forbes

Jasper Is Joining Cisco's Internet Of Things Product 'Sandwich' At A Price Tag Of $1.4 Billion
Forbes
A gathering of Cisco executives with John Chambers perched on the couch's arm, fourth to the right, and CEO Chuck Robbins standing behind him, fifth to the right. Photograph by Eric Millette/The Forbes Collection. After more than a decade playing the ...
Cisco in $1.4 billion Internet of Things deal for JasperSan Jose Mercury News
Cisco To Buy Jasper Technologies For $1.4 BillionTechCrunch
Cisco to pay $1.4 bln for Internet of Things firm JasperReuters
USA TODAY
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LG confirms it will reveal the G5 smartphone on February 21st - The Verge

February 3, 2016 - 3:48pm

The Verge

LG confirms it will reveal the G5 smartphone on February 21st
The Verge
We're hearing a lot of really interesting things about what LG has planned for its next major Android phone. The G5 is rumored to be a major departure from the G4 and its predecessors, with a design that likes "nothing like" those phones and an ...
LG G5 Confirmed for February 21 UnveilingDroid Life (press release) (blog)
LG teases G5, confirms it's coming Feb 21androidandme.com
LG G5 Release Date, Specs: MWC 2016 Release Expected; Possible Features DetailedLawyer Herald

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Hands On With the Sony Alpha 6300 - PC Magazine

February 3, 2016 - 3:27pm

PC Magazine

Hands On With the Sony Alpha 6300
PC Magazine
It's been about two years since the introduction of the Sony Alpha 6000. In that time it has received accolades (it's still our Editors' Choice pick for affordable mirrorless cameras), and also sold quite well—Sony states that it's the best-selling ...
The Sony A6300 feels like it focuses faster than my eyesThe Verge
Sony debuts sequel to popular mirrorless cameraUSA TODAY
Sony's new A6300 camera adds better autofocus and 4K videoCNET
WIRED -Tom's Guide -Engadget
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Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Jasper Technologies, Inc. - CNNMoney

February 3, 2016 - 3:15pm

Computerworld

Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Jasper Technologies, Inc.
CNNMoney
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced today its intent to acquire Jasper Technologies, Inc., a privately held company based in Santa Clara that delivers a cloud-based IoT service platform to help enterprises and service providers launch, manage and monetize ...
Cisco Systems (CSCO) to Acquire Jasper Technologies in $1.4B DealStreetInsider.com
Cisco will get stronger in IoT by buying Jasper for $1.4 billionPCWorld
Cisco to acquire IoT vendor Jasper for $1.4 billionUSA TODAY
ZDNet
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Scion brand taught Toyota what young buyers really want - Washington Post

February 3, 2016 - 3:13pm

Washington Post

Scion brand taught Toyota what young buyers really want
Washington Post
DETROIT — Toyota is killing its youth-oriented Scion brand after learning an important lesson: Young buyers simply want Toyotas. Scion was formed in 2003 to court Generation X buyers, who didn't like their parents' brands and didn't trust traditional ...

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In Tech: Instagram Video Series, Billion-User Club, Fitbit - New York Times

February 3, 2016 - 2:01pm

In Tech: Instagram Video Series, Billion-User Club, Fitbit
New York Times
If a half-hour comedy is too long, how about a 15-second thriller? A group of independent filmmakers from Britain are rolling out a daily, 28-episode series on Instagram. "Shield 5" is about the hunt for John Swift, who after three episodes appears to ...

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Google Boots Ad Blockers From Google Play - TechCrunch

February 3, 2016 - 1:59pm

TechCrunch

Google Boots Ad Blockers From Google Play
TechCrunch
Earlier this week, Samsung rolled out support for ad blocking in the new version of its web browser for mobile devices, the Samsung Internet Browser. Third-party developers quickly responded by launching ad-blocking mobile apps that work with the browser.
Google pulls Samsung-backed ad blocker from the Play StoreEngadget
Google's Play Store Rejects Ad Blocker App For Samsung BrowserMarketing Land
Google removes Samsung's first Android ad blocker from the Play StoreThe Verge
VentureBeat -Ubergizmo -Gizmodo
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Google Fiber to be free for select affordable housing residents - Computerworld

February 3, 2016 - 12:22pm

Computerworld

Google Fiber to be free for select affordable housing residents
Computerworld
Google Fiber on Wednesday announced free gigabit Internet service to residents of selected public housing projects connected to its fiber optic service in U.S. cities. The program was launched at West Bluff, an affordable housing community in Kansas ...
Google unleashes free speedy Internet service on low-income homesCNET
Google Rolls Out Free Gigabit Internet to Public HousingPC Magazine
Google Fiber's plan to give free Internet to the poorWashington Post
Engadget -The Verge -Gizmodo
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More iPhone 7 details may have emerged in new reports - BGR

February 3, 2016 - 12:08pm

BGR

More iPhone 7 details may have emerged in new reports
BGR
Apple won't unveil the iPhone 7 until sometime in September if history repeats itself, but recent leaks already offer plenty of details about its design and features. The handset is expected to have a similar appearance to the iPhone 6/6s series, but ...
Why Apple is rebooting its 'game-changer' billboard adsBusiness Insider
New details of the next-gen Apple Watch emergePhone Arena
iPhone 7 rumored to wow with killer camera, reports sayFox News
Forbes -Bidness ETC -ValueWalk
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