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Facebook 'Spam King' Pleads Guilty - PC Magazine

August 25, 2015 - 9:52am

CBS Local

Facebook 'Spam King' Pleads Guilty
PC Magazine
When you give yourself the nickname "Spam King" and you get charged with spamming, you really have no option but to plead guilty. And that's how the situation with Sanford Wallace played out in court this week. Wallace, 47, of Las Vegas pleaded guilty ...
Facebook 'spam king' faces 3 years in prisonFortune
Facebook 'Spam King' guilty for sending 27 million messagesLivemint
Nevada man pleads guilty to sending 27 million spam messages to Facebook usersVancouver Sun
Philly.com -Jakarta Post -ValueWalk
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This might be HTC's late-2015 flagship phone - Engadget

August 25, 2015 - 8:45am

Engadget

This might be HTC's late-2015 flagship phone
Engadget
HTC has been promising another "hero" phone this October to try and turn around its dismal fiscal performance, but what that device would look like has remained a mystery. Would it just be a tweaked One M9? If a claimed photo leak is accurate, it might ...
Leaked pics hint at new flagship device from ailing HTCPCWorld
Alleged HTC A9 / Aero images leak outPhoneDog
HTC's next major phone has leaked, and it looks very familiarTech Insider (blog)
BREATHEcast -The Verge -Dispatch Times
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Two new Cyanogen smartphones hit the market: Wileyfox launches Storm and Swift - ZDNet

August 25, 2015 - 7:11am

Engadget

Two new Cyanogen smartphones hit the market: Wileyfox launches Storm and Swift
ZDNet
screen-shot-2015-08-25-at-13-34- Wileyfox's Storm. Image: Wileyfox. Following in the footsteps of OnePlus, UK startup Wileyfox has released two low-cost, but decently specced, smartphones running on Cyanogen OS. The more expensive of the two, Storm, ...
Wileyfox wants to be the OnePlus of Europe, launches with 2 Cyanogen OS ...VentureBeat
Cyanogen OS Lands On Two New Smartphones, Targeting EMEATechCrunch
Meet Wileyfox: An 'edgy' new mobile brand powered by CyanogenCNET
Inquirer -Engadget -SlashGear
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Samsung Galaxy S6 is the fastest charging smartphone - Irish Examiner

August 25, 2015 - 4:51am

Irish Examiner

Samsung Galaxy S6 is the fastest charging smartphone
Irish Examiner
Samsung's Galaxy S6 is the fastest charging handset among the most popular smartphones, reaching a full battery charge in 1 hour and 22 minutes. Samsung Galaxy S6 is the fastest charging smartphone. The LG G4 (1:36), Motorola Droid Turbo (1:47), ...
Samsung Galaxy A8 Review: Elegant phone, good battery and camera; will face ...Firstpost
Samsung Galaxy S6 And Asus Zenfone 2 Are Fastest-Charging Smartphones: Where's ...Tech Times
Test Identifies Fastest and Slowest Charging SmartphonesNDTV
India Today -Android Police -Yibada (English Edition)
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Facebook Rolls Out 'Donate Now' Button for Non-Profit Organisations - NDTV

August 25, 2015 - 4:00am

NDTV

Facebook Rolls Out 'Donate Now' Button for Non-Profit Organisations
NDTV
Facebook for Business on Monday announced the rollout of a new call-to-action button for non-profit organisations, called Donate Now. The button will be available for both Pages and link ads, and the social networking giant notes that not everyone has ...
Facebook integrates 'Donate Now' button to make it easier to help nonprofitsBusiness Standard
Facebook makes the 'Donate Now' button available to all NGO pages for raising ...BGR India
Facebook Adds a "Donate Now" ButtonSoftpedia News
Citifmonline -IBNLive
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Olympus' latest mirrorless camera is all digital, but looks like a film camera - Mashable

August 25, 2015 - 12:01am

Mashable

Olympus' latest mirrorless camera is all digital, but looks like a film camera
Mashable
The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II fits in the palm of your hand. Image: Raymond Wong/Mashable. Headshot_2015_raymondwong_1. By Raymond Wong 1 minute ago. The retro look is so in, it may never be out for Olympus. The OM-D E-M10 Mark II is ...
Olympus' New Mirrorless Camera Is Small But Feature-PackedWired
Olympus' E-M10 II mirrorless camera is small, but feature-packedEngadget
The Most Adorable Mirrorless Camera Gets a BoostGizmodo
SlashGear -imaging resource -Amateur Photographer
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ClearSky aims to break the speed barrier for cloud storage - Fortune

August 24, 2015 - 11:02pm

Fortune

ClearSky aims to break the speed barrier for cloud storage
Fortune
Proposed Global Storage Network would put most important data in a local cache near the applications, less-critical data within striking distance, and cold data at the customers' public cloud of choice. Cloud storage is great for holding onto data that ...
ClearSky Data Exits Stealth With Novel Approach To Cloud StorageTechCrunch
ClearSky Combining Storage, Networking to Advance IT InfrastructureXconomy
Now out of Stealth, ClearSky Data Wants to Be the Akamai of StorageBostInno
Boston Business Journal (blog)
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Smart lighting gets competitive with new Philips kit for setting the mood - Fortune

August 24, 2015 - 11:01pm

Fortune

Smart lighting gets competitive with new Philips kit for setting the mood
Fortune
Look ma, no wires! Royal Philips, the maker of the Internet-connected Hue lighting gear that can be controlled via an app, has introduced a wireless switch that lets homeowners dim their lights with a remote or wall-mounted switch. Instead of focusing ...
Philips Hue Makes Household Lighting DimmableGeekDad (blog)
Philips' latest Hue kit gives you wireless light dimmingEngadget
You Can Now Dim Philips' Hue Bulbs From a Wireless RemoteGizmodo
Softpedia News -Mac Rumors -SlashGear
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Sony business drone takes flight in demonstration video - Mashable

August 24, 2015 - 8:45pm

Mashable

Sony business drone takes flight in demonstration video
Mashable
Last month we told you about Sony's plans to put its own drones in the air for business services. Now we finally got a look at what they look like in action. The Sony-branded VTOL, made by Aerosense, looks like a cross between a tiny consumer-grade ...
Watch Sony's New Aerosense Drone Take Off and Take FlightNBCNews.com
Sony unveils drone prototype that looks like a miniature airplaneThe Verge
Watch Sony's Drone Prototype Take FlightGizmodo Australia
SlashGear -Computerworld
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Russia bans all of Wikipedia over an article about hashish - Engadget

August 24, 2015 - 8:35pm

Engadget

Russia bans all of Wikipedia over an article about hashish
Engadget
Russia's government apparently thinks that by censoring the Internet, its citizens will forget that drugs exist. After briefly banning Reddit recently over a single thread about psychedelic mushrooms, Russia's Roscomnadzor agency (which is charged with ...
Russia's war with WikipediaWashington Post
What's Russia smoking? Kremlin bans Wikipedia for dopey articleThe Register
Kremlin moves to ban Russian WikipediaFinancial Times
Fusion -Reuters -Press Examiner
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Using your old gear with 'Rock Band 4' on Xbox One will cost you - Engadget

August 24, 2015 - 8:10pm

Engadget

Using your old gear with 'Rock Band 4' on Xbox One will cost you
Engadget
Rock Band is rising from the dead this fall, and as such we're starting to get finer details about different prices and packages for the forthcoming game. Unfortunately for Xbox One owners, the "disc-only" version of Rock Band 4 will cost $79.99, $20 ...
The Rock Band 4 disc will cost $20 extra on Xbox OneDispatch Times
New Rock Band 4 Songs Include Cake, Arctic Monkeys JamsPress Examiner
Arctic Monkeys, Soundgarden added to Rock Band 4 set listEntertainment Weekly
Rapid News Network -htxt.africa
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MIT's newest 3D printer spouts 10 materials at a time - Engadget

August 24, 2015 - 4:18pm

Engadget

MIT's newest 3D printer spouts 10 materials at a time
Engadget
One of the biggest hindrances to current 3D printers is that they almost exclusively stick to a single precursor be it plastic, metal or glass. At most, you can get one that extrudes three materials at a time and they're going set you back a quarter of ...
'Multifab' 3D-prints a record 10 materials at once, no assembly required (w ...Phys.Org
MIT Announces Multi-Material 3D Printer That Prints Everything From Phone ...Tech Times
'MultiFab' 3D Prints a Record 10 Materials at OnceProduct Design & Development
Motherboard -3ders.org (blog)
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Court Says the FTC Can Slap Companies for Getting Hacked - Wired

August 24, 2015 - 3:56pm

Wired

Court Says the FTC Can Slap Companies for Getting Hacked
Wired
Caption: Guests look out from inside their rooms in the Wyndham Hotel in Pittsburg. Stephanie Strasburg/Tribune Review/AP. Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security; Date of Publication: 08.24.15 ...
FTC has power to police cyber security: appeals courtReuters
Thanks to 3rd Circuit, companies are accountable for lax cybersecurityReuters Blogs (blog)
FTC can sue companies with poor information security, appeals court saysArs Technica
Bloomberg -Dispatch Times
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Yoshi Amiibo Tops Nintendo's Holiday Lineup - PC Magazine

August 24, 2015 - 3:10pm

Metro

Yoshi Amiibo Tops Nintendo's Holiday Lineup
PC Magazine
School may be back in session, but there's still plenty of time to play video games. Nintendo today announced details about it lineup of new Wii U and Nintendo 3DS titles launching through the rest of the year. Starting Sept. 11, become a game ...
Nintendo is once again open to movies based on its gamesEngadget
Star Fox Zero out same week as Star Wars: BattlefrontMetro

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Microsoft's MobileFusion app makes 3D scans, but it may never come to market - PCWorld

August 24, 2015 - 3:06pm

PCWorld

Microsoft's MobileFusion app makes 3D scans, but it may never come to market
PCWorld
Who needs a Microsoft Kinect when your phone's camera can do the job? Microsoft Research said Monday it's working on a technology called MobileFusion for the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms that will allow users to pan a smartphone camera ...
Microsoft wants you to scan in 3D using only your phoneEngadget
Microsoft is turning the iPhone's camera into a 3D scannerThe Verge
MobileFusion: See how Microsoft plans to turn your phone's camera into a 3D ...Pocket-lint.com
SlashGear -Tech Times -3ders.org (blog)
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Nintendo's best Amiibo yet is coming in time for the holidays - Fortune

August 24, 2015 - 2:43pm

Fortune

Nintendo's best Amiibo yet is coming in time for the holidays
Fortune
Keep an eye on the pre-orders, because it won't be available for long. Nintendo is expected to release a Mega Yarn Yoshi Amiibo on November 15, Engadget reports. For those of you unfamiliar with the gadget, an Amiibo is a toy figurine that uses near ...
The Mega Yarn Yoshi Amiibo Is ComingBleeding Cool News
With The Mega Yarn Yoshi Amiibo, Nintendo Just Got CuterTech News Today
Mega Yarn Yoshi Amiibo Is Super-Sized and Costs $40GameSpot
Destructoid -IGN -Wii U Daily
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Comcast says it'll offer 10 gigabits per second broadband to all customers by 2018 - VentureBeat

August 24, 2015 - 2:19pm

Hot Hardware

Comcast says it'll offer 10 gigabits per second broadband to all customers by 2018
VentureBeat
Comcast intends to upgrade its entire communications network with new technology that will bring 10 gigabit per second connection speeds to its whole coverage area within two years. Comcast's VP of network architecture Robert Howald said as much to ...
CableLabs Opens Doors to DOCSIS 3.1 Certification TestingMultichannel News
Comcast DOCSIS 3.1 Upgrade Will Blanket Its US Footprint With Gigabit Internet ...Hot Hardware
Comcast planning gigabit cable for entire US territory in 2-3 yearsArs Technica
FierceCable -CED -The Consumerist
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​Windows 10 facial recognition can tell identical twins apart - CBS News

August 24, 2015 - 1:07pm

CBS News

​Windows 10 facial recognition can tell identical twins apart
CBS News
You might be able to fool the babysitter with the classic twin-switch trick, but you can't fool a new Windows computer. One of the standout features of Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system is the ability to log in with a look. Microsoft Hello ...
If you have an evil twin, fear not: Microsoft's facial recognition can tell ...Quartz
Windows Hello passes the 'twin test'TechRadar
Windows Hello isn't fooled by identical twinsSecureIDNews
Maximum PC -CNET -Firstpost
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Cortana officially arrives on Android via public beta - Engadget

August 24, 2015 - 12:21pm

Engadget

Cortana officially arrives on Android via public beta
Engadget
Following a leak last month, Microsoft's virtual assistant officially arrived on Android. Thanks to a public beta, Redmond keeps its promise to bring Cortana to the Google faithful. As we've already seen, you can use Cortana to help with things like ...
Microsoft launches Cortana public beta for Android phonesVentureBeat
Microsoft Launches First Public Beta Of Cortana For AndroidTechCrunch
Microsoft releases Cortana for Android betaThe Verge
BetaNews -SlashGear -Ubergizmo
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Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides - USA TODAY

August 24, 2015 - 12:10pm

USA TODAY

Police: Ashley Madison hack might have led to suicides
USA TODAY
TORONTO (AP) — The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday. The company behind Ashley Madison is offering a $378,000 reward for ...
Ashley Madison hack may have led to two suicides, police sayFox News
UPDATE 2-Two people may have committed suicide after Ashley Madison hack-policeReuters
Police say Ashley Madison hack is taking a toll on families around the worldCTV News
NEWS.com.au -Economic Times
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