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BlackBerry shows sign of recovery: Passport maker posts smaller quarterly loss - Tech Times

September 29, 2014 - 2:11am

Tech Times

BlackBerry shows sign of recovery: Passport maker posts smaller quarterly loss
Tech Times
Just two days after launching its first major smartphone in years, BlackBerry shows mild signs of recovery and posts a net loss of $207 million, far lower than its $965 million loss in the same quarter last year. (Photo : BlackBerry|Facebook). BlackBerry is no ...
BlackBerry gets its Passport to redemption; Priced at Rs 49990Indian Express
Blackberry Passport launched in India for Rs 49990Economic Times
BlackBerry Passport With 4.5-Inch Square Display Launched at Rs. 49990NDTV
IntoMobile (blog) -The Star Online
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First impressions - Waterbury Republican American

September 29, 2014 - 12:30am

Waterbury Republican American

First impressions
Waterbury Republican American
My first impressions of iOS 8, Apple's latest update to the software that powers its iPhones and iPads, were overwhelmingly positive. I'm still enjoying the software and remain largely impressed with its new features. But iOS 8 isn't perfect. The new software is ...

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Lenovo to Pay Less for IBM Servers With Closing This Week - Businessweek

September 28, 2014 - 11:23pm

Wall Street Journal

Lenovo to Pay Less for IBM Servers With Closing This Week
Businessweek
Lenovo Group Ltd. (992) will pay $200 million less for International Business Machines Corp. (IBM:US)'s low-end server unit, with the transaction closing this week after passing a review conducted during heightened tensions between the U.S. and China.
Lenovo Gains All Approvals for IBM DealWall Street Journal
Lenovo Set to Close Acquisition of IBM's x86 Server BusinessMarketWatch
Lenovo: Conditions For Acquisition Of IBM's X86 Server Business SatisfiedRTT News
Reuters UK
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For some gays abroad, social networking poses risk - Sacramento Bee

September 28, 2014 - 11:07pm

For some gays abroad, social networking poses risk
Sacramento Bee
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse. High-tech dating apps and social media have enabled countless men to expand their circles of friends and lovers in settings that are hostile ...

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Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the cloud gauntlet - PCWorld

September 28, 2014 - 10:46pm

CIO New Zealand

Oracle's Larry Ellison throws down the cloud gauntlet
PCWorld
Oracle CTO and executive chairman Larry Ellison, who just a few years ago famously mocked the notion of cloud computing, has positioned the company as one set up to become the industry's largest cloud player, with something to offer customers at all ...
Oracle Cloud to Match Amazon.com's Pricing, Ellison SaysBusinessweek
Ellison: New Oracle Tech Automates, Modernizes AppsCRN
Oracle launches upgraded cloud platform with its database and Java available ...Gigaom
Wall Street Journal (blog) -abc7news.com -ZDNet
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Gay dating apps pose a danger in repressive regimes - Beta Wired

September 28, 2014 - 8:59pm

MiamiHerald.com

Gay dating apps pose a danger in repressive regimes
Beta Wired
There are many countries across the globe where homosexuality is outright illegal, and for gay men in these countries the use of some gay dating apps may be dangerous. Advertisement. For many gay men living in these countries, social media has been a ...
For some gays abroad, social networking poses riskKTAR.com

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What Does it Take to Bend Your New iPhone? 70–90 Pounds. - PC Magazine

September 28, 2014 - 8:34pm

Livemint

What Does it Take to Bend Your New iPhone? 70–90 Pounds.
PC Magazine
Consumer Reports put the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and a handful of other smartphones to a three-point bending test. 0shares. iPhone 6 Bending · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. Hopefully you haven't spent the last few days freaking out about your ...
iPhone 6 Bendgate Controversy “Overblown”, According To Consumer ReportsUbergizmo
Consumer Reports tests suggest iPhone 6 'bend-gate' a bit overblownVentureBeat
Consumer Reports Downplays iPhone 6 Bending Issue in Stress Tests of ...eCreditDaily.com
Huffington Post -Dumb-Out -Ars Technica
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Glum Sign for Apple in China: Smuggled iPhones Go Begging - New York Times

September 28, 2014 - 8:24pm

New York Times

Glum Sign for Apple in China: Smuggled iPhones Go Begging
New York Times
Apple's latest iPhones, hidden in a box of tea and seized by Chinese customs. Gray-market iPhones, once a hot item, are selling poorly on the mainland. Credit China Daily/Reuters. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...
China Busts Smugglers of iPhone 6 in ShanghaiABC News
iPhone 6 smugglers busted in ChinaFOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV

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Facebook Debuts New Tool for Advertisers to Track Users - Businessweek

September 28, 2014 - 8:21pm

TechCrunch

Facebook Debuts New Tool for Advertisers to Track Users
Businessweek
Facebook Inc. (FB:US) is able to track its 1.3 billion users on desktop computers, mobile devices and other websites. Now, advertisers will be able to do the same, using the social-networking service's data. The technology, called “people-based marketing,” is ...
Facebook Relaunches Atlas Ad Platform With Cross-Device Targeting And ...TechCrunch (blog)
Facebook Will Use Facebook Data to Sell Ads on Sites That Aren't FacebookRe/code (blog)
CMO Today: News DigestWall Street Journal

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Juha Saarinen: Hits and misses of the iPhone 6 - New Zealand Herald

September 28, 2014 - 7:54pm

USA TODAY

Juha Saarinen: Hits and misses of the iPhone 6
New Zealand Herald
Finally, New Zealanders got their hands on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Having had the two for the weekend, here are some initial thoughts on the pair. Well-built in more ways than one. As we've come to expect from Apple, the build quality of the ...
Apple Versus Android: Which Do Your Prefer?WDTV
Consumer Reports tests suggest iPhone 6 'bend-gate' a bit overblownVentureBeat
iPhone 'Bendgate' May Be Overblown: Consumer ReportsHuffington Post
Ars Technica -Dumb-Out -Latin Post
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Hyperlapse introduces new type of 'selfie' - Stuff.co.nz

September 28, 2014 - 6:22pm

Stuff.co.nz

Hyperlapse introduces new type of 'selfie'
Stuff.co.nz
The traditional selfie has faced a lot of competition recently with the hottie (taken with a thermal camera) and the dronie (using a drone). ❏ What's a group selfie called? ❏ Ellen's super selfie a marketing stunt. Instagram's new Hyperlapse app for capturing ...

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Gay dating sites are risky in repressive nations - SFGate

September 28, 2014 - 6:08pm

seattlepi.com

Gay dating sites are risky in repressive nations
SFGate
For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse. High-tech dating apps and social media have enabled countless men to expand their circles of friends and lovers in settings that are hostile ...
For some gays abroad, social networking poses riskmySanAntonio.com

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Still No Call of Duty for China Gamers Getting Xbox One - Businessweek

September 28, 2014 - 5:15pm

Still No Call of Duty for China Gamers Getting Xbox One
Businessweek
Chinese consumers will get their first shot at legally buying game consoles today after a 14-year ban, as Microsoft Corp. (MSFT:US) begins offering its Xbox One in 4,000 stores. The trouble is none of its most popular titles are available because of government ...

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An alarming crackdown on LGBT rights is hitting Grindr and other online corners ... - Quartz

September 28, 2014 - 5:03pm

Quartz

An alarming crackdown on LGBT rights is hitting Grindr and other online corners ...
Quartz
Social media—legitimately praised as democratic mobilizing tools in the Arab world—now are being used for major civil rights violations in Egypt. Authorities have taken to scouring the internet and social media in their crackdown on the country's LGBT ...
For some gays abroad, social networking poses riskMilton Daily Standard

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Say Ello to the new social networking alternative to Facebook - Sydney Morning Herald

September 28, 2014 - 4:58pm

Sydney Morning Herald

Say Ello to the new social networking alternative to Facebook
Sydney Morning Herald
To understand the buzz around Ello, consider why Jon Harney recently signed up for the social network. Harney, an art director in New York, got an invitation to be part of Ello from a friend two months ago. He quickly registered after hearing that many of his ...
Ello social site too popular, gets online attackUSA TODAY
How Ello aims to capitalize on discontent over privacy in social mediaThe Globe and Mail
Anti-Facebook Social Network Ello Goes ViralYahoo News UK
Latin Post -abc7news.com
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With Perspective From Both Sides of His Desk, FCC Chairman Ponders Net ... - New York Times

September 28, 2014 - 4:15pm

New York Times

With Perspective From Both Sides of His Desk, FCC Chairman Ponders Net ...
New York Times
Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Credit Mark Holm for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story Share This Page. Continue reading the main ...
INFLUENCE GAME: Government takes on the InternetMiamiHerald.com

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For some gays abroad, social networking poses risk - KOMO News

September 28, 2014 - 4:07pm

KOMO News

For some gays abroad, social networking poses risk
KOMO News
FILE - This Feb. 8, 2012 file photo shows a view inside Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File). For gay men in the dozens of countries that criminalize their sex lives, social networking can be a blessing or a curse.

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Harley-Davidson recalls all 2014 Touring motorcycles - CNNMoney

September 28, 2014 - 3:46pm

CNNMoney

Harley-Davidson recalls all 2014 Touring motorcycles
CNNMoney
Harley-Davidson is recalling about 126,000 motorcycles over a problem with the clutch that could cause crashes. The recall applies to all model year 2014 Touring bikes, including the three-wheeled trikes and custom designed bikes. Last October ...
Harley-Davidson to Recall Over 100000 Motorcycles with Clutch IssueWJBD Online
Bikers beware: Harley-Davidson recalls more than 100000 motorcyclesfox6now.com
Harley-Davidson recalls newer motorcyclesExaminer.com
Tico Times
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Nutson's Nuggets - Automotive News Week of September 22-28, 2014 - The Auto Channel (blog)

September 28, 2014 - 1:51pm

Nutson's Nuggets - Automotive News Week of September 22-28, 2014
The Auto Channel (blog)
Auto Central Louisville, KY September 28, 2014; Every Sunday, along with Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau give you our "take" on this past week's automotive news as easy to digest nuggets. If you are a car nut like we ...

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Going big: a review of Apple's new 4.7" iPhone 6 vs. the 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus - Apple Insider

September 28, 2014 - 1:17pm

Wall Street Journal

Going big: a review of Apple's new 4.7" iPhone 6 vs. the 5.5" iPhone 6 Plus
Apple Insider
With its latest 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch iPhone models, Apple is for the first time launching two new smartphone form factors simultaneously, broadening the usual upgrade cycle choices beyond storage capacity and color. It also makes deciding that much more ...
A BENDY iPhone 6, you say? Pah, warp claims are bent out of shape: Consumer ...Register
After Consumer Reports flex test, new iPhones “not as bendy as believed”Ars Technica
Reports Of iPhone Bending Over Exaggerated, 70 To 90 Pounds Needed To ...Dumb-Out
WKRB News -The Fuse Joplin -AppAdvice
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