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Twitter Announces Gnip Acquisition For Better Data Analysis - Headlines & Global News

April 16, 2014 - 6:50am

Headlines & Global News

Twitter Announces Gnip Acquisition For Better Data Analysis
Headlines & Global News
Twitter announced Tuesday that it has acquired social data provider Gnip to better deliver aggregated data that can help various businesses find trends, breaking news, connect with customers and more. Twitter, the popular micro blogging site, said it acquired ...

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LaCie warns of suspected credit card data breach - BBC News

April 16, 2014 - 5:45am

BBC News

LaCie warns of suspected credit card data breach
BBC News
French computer storage specialist LaCie has said credit card details and passwords of shoppers who used its site may have been stolen. The hard-disk maker said the FBI had alerted it to "indications" of a hacker having used malware to copy details entered ...
LaCie is the latest victim of massive credit card breachBGR
LaCie admits hackers have been stealing its customer information… for the last ...Graham Cluley Security News
LaCie discloses details about year-long security breachThe Verge
Ubergizmo -ANINEWS
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Tencent launches Candy Crush game in China - Reuters

April 16, 2014 - 5:16am

The Fuse Joplin

Tencent launches Candy Crush game in China
Reuters
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd will launch a Chinese version of King Digital Entertainment Plc's explosively popular "Candy Crush Saga" game in China, as the UK-based mobile games maker looks to woo new users to ...
Candy Crush Saga - Why You Can't Miss Playing This Game?The Fuse Joplin
King Digital Entertainment PLC(NYSE:KING), Tencent Announce Candy Crush ...Tech Insider
Candy Crush Dev: Microtransactions Are The Future of GamesThe Escapist
Wall Street Journal (blog) -MarketWatch -GameSpot
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Google Play Store tops app downloads charts, narrows gap with Apple App ... - Firstpost

April 16, 2014 - 4:54am

Firstpost

Google Play Store tops app downloads charts, narrows gap with Apple App ...
Firstpost
The adoption of Google Android operating system by smartphone lovers has had a direct impact on its mobile app ecosystem as well. Android has a ton of exclusives now, which was one of the biggest selling points for its main rival, iOS. As Android ...
How many downloads does it take to hit No. 1 in the App Store?CNET
Apple Watch: iPhone therefore iAppNew Zealand Herald

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Microsoft ditches Windows 8.1, forces users to upgrade - GMA News

April 16, 2014 - 4:02am

Microsoft ditches Windows 8.1, forces users to upgrade
GMA News
Users of machines running Microsoft's Windows 8.1 are now being forced to download and install a cumulative update if they want to continue getting security updates for the relatively new operating system. But the policy - where users are cut off from getting ...

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Apple, Google And More Back Anti-Theft 'Kill-Switch' For Smartphones - AppAdvice

April 16, 2014 - 3:24am

AppAdvice

Apple, Google And More Back Anti-Theft 'Kill-Switch' For Smartphones
AppAdvice
Apple, Google, Samsung, HTC, and a handful of the other companies operating in the smartphone industry have entered into a voluntary agreement to add a global anti-theft “kill-switch” in their handsets from July 2015. The news reached us from Re/code, ...
Apple Leading By Example In Smartphone 'Kill Switch' CampaignCult of Mac
Major smartphone producers agree to new anti-theft measures by July 2015Siliconrepublic.com
Apple joins tech heavyweights, wireless carriers in smartphone anti-theft initiativeApple Insider
Engadget -Re/code -Gotta Be Mobile
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Samsung email targeted Steve Jobs' death as "our best opportunity to attack ... - Apple Insider

April 16, 2014 - 2:11am

Apple Insider

Samsung email targeted Steve Jobs' death as "our best opportunity to attack ...
Apple Insider
Samsung executives discussed Steve Jobs' passing as "unfortunately" having an "unintended benefit for Apple," and at the same time, "our best opportunity to attack iPhone," in internal memos marked "highly confidential," presented in the Apple v. Samsung ...

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Cell phone industry agrees to anti-theft 'kill-switch' - KTVU San Francisco

April 16, 2014 - 1:25am

Cell phone industry agrees to anti-theft 'kill-switch'
KTVU San Francisco
The trade group that represents major cell phone makers said Tuesday that anti-theft technology will be a standard feature of all smartphones next year. The announcement comes from CTIA - The Wireless Association which says Apple, Samsung, Verizon ...

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2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition is Fastback Flashback - Mustangs and Fords Magazine

April 16, 2014 - 1:06am

New York Daily News

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition is Fastback Flashback
Mustangs and Fords Magazine
With the Mustang's 50th birthday upon us, Ford is introducing a special edition pony in the form of the 2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition hitting the Ford stand at the 2014 New York auto show. The car was designed to help the Blue Oval celebrate the ...
2015 Ford Mustang 50th Anniversary Edition Comes To New YorkAutomobile Magazine
Ford Pays Homage to Five Decades of the World's Favorite Pony Car with ...Fort Mills Times
Ford to offer 50th anniversary MustangImperial Valley Press

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Google rolls out cloud platform for Taiwanese firms - WantChinaTimes

April 15, 2014 - 11:47pm

WantChinaTimes

Google rolls out cloud platform for Taiwanese firms
WantChinaTimes
Google Taiwan managing director Chien Lee-feng, left, and Daniel Powers, director of global sales for the Google Cloud Platform, attend the launch event, April 15. (Photo courtesy of Google). Google rolled out its cloud computing-based platform for ...
Google Cloud Platform launched in TaiwanDigitimes
Google Cloud Platform Now Available to Asia Pacific CustomerseWeek
Cloud Investing Beyond Amazon, Google and MicrosoftWall Street Journal
ZDNet -IT Business Net -The Football Examiner
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Is It Time for Ultra High Definition TV? - Wall Street Journal

April 15, 2014 - 11:00pm

Digitimes

Is It Time for Ultra High Definition TV?
Wall Street Journal
Personal Tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler takes a close look at a new generation of Ultra HD TVs, like Samsung's 65-inch HU9000. Does watching Netflix's "House of Cards" at four times the resolution of standard HD make a difference? Even the unflappable ...
Sony BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD TVs get availability, pricingSlashGear
Sony has a 4K TV for every budget (that's at least $2099)Engadget
Sony's new Bravia 4K TV lineup offers a model for (almost) everyoneDigital Trends

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Lenovo Updates Multiple Budget Laptops and Multimode Notebooks - Notebook Review

April 15, 2014 - 10:59pm

Ubergizmo

Lenovo Updates Multiple Budget Laptops and Multimode Notebooks
Notebook Review
Flex 2 (14'')_06 Kids might still be a month or more away from graduation but Lenovo is getting ready for back to school season with two new affordable 15.6-inch laptops, updates to the multimedia Z-series and two new additions to Lenovo's FLEX family of ...
Lenovo announces an aluminum-clad all-in-one PC and several new laptopsPCWorld (blog)
Lenovo FLEX 2 Laptops AnnouncedUbergizmo
Lenovo unveils new range of B, G, and Z Series laptopsSlashGear
The Slanted
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'Hearthstone' takes on 'Magic: The Gathering' - UConn Daily Campus

April 15, 2014 - 10:40pm

MCV Pacific

'Hearthstone' takes on 'Magic: The Gathering'
UConn Daily Campus
The online collectable card game “Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft,” developed by Blizzard Entertainment, has been rapidly gaining popularity in the online game community. The game was released as an open beta in Jan. 2014 and was released to the ...
Play: Blizzard's easy going collectible card game, HearthstoneEngadget

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Intel's Profit Slips, but Investors Are Still Turning Toward Tech's Staid Stalwarts - New York Times

April 15, 2014 - 7:58pm

Intel's Profit Slips, but Investors Are Still Turning Toward Tech's Staid Stalwarts
New York Times
Stacy J. Smith, Intel's chief financial officer, noted pockets of growth and stabilization in the PC market in an interview with CNBC about the company's quarterly earnings report. Publish Date April 15, 2014. Credit. Continue reading the main story. Continue ...
Intel Grows IoT Business, Still Struggling in MobilePC Magazine
Intel dives into the Internet of Things, but still has a weak PC market to deal withEngadget
Intel Says It's Profiting From the 'Internet of Things'Wall Street Journal (blog)
Forbes -Motley Fool
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Microsoft Makes The Case For Mobile With A Comprehensive OS Update In ... - Forbes

April 15, 2014 - 6:50pm

Microsoft Makes The Case For Mobile With A Comprehensive OS Update In ...
Forbes
The recent release of Windows Phone 8.1 to developers and the media this week has shown Microsoft at its iterative best, but the underlying story is a simple one. Microsoft have managed to establish themselves as one of the main players in the mobile and ...

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Mohu targets urban cord-cutters with its $25 Leaf Metro HDTV antenna - Digital Trends

April 15, 2014 - 5:36pm

Digital Trends

Mohu targets urban cord-cutters with its $25 Leaf Metro HDTV antenna
Digital Trends
HDTV antenna maker Mohu today gave cord-cutters — especially dorm room-dwellers and those with tiny studio apartments — its least expensive option for free over-the-air television content. The new Leaf Metro antenna has essentially all the same features ...
Mohu Channels wants to give cord-cutters a unified menuEngadget
Mohu Dresses Up Free HDTV With New Leaf Metro AntennaIT Business Net
Mohu Turns Over New Leaf for OTA TVLight Reading
Upstart
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Apple to HTC Agree to a 'Kill Switch' to Deter Smartphone Thefts - Businessweek

April 15, 2014 - 5:27pm

Daniel Rubino

Apple to HTC Agree to a 'Kill Switch' to Deter Smartphone Thefts
Businessweek
Apple Inc. (AAPL:US), AT&T Inc. (T:US) and 11 other smartphone makers and wireless companies agreed to offer technology next year that would let customers remotely wipe data from their devices and render them inoperable when stolen. The technology is ...
Smartphone industry commits to anti-theft measures amid calls for 'kill switch'CNET
Smartphone makers, carriers embrace anti-theft initiativeReuters
Apple joins tech heavyweights, wireless carriers in smartphone anti-theft initiativeApple Insider
Ars Technica -Android Headlines - Android News -Re/code
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New HotelTonight feature gives more info to last-minute bookers - Travel Weekly

April 15, 2014 - 5:13pm

New York Times

New HotelTonight feature gives more info to last-minute bookers
Travel Weekly
HotelTonight, a mobile app for same-day hotel bookings, has introduced a “Look Ahead” feature that gives users a snapshot of room rates, estimated savings and availability for the coming week. The feature is available for New York City, Las Vegas, Los ...
HotelTonight app now lets you preview room availability seven days aheadEngadget
Last-Minute Hotel Booking Just Got Less Last-MinuteCondé Nast Traveler
HotelTonight Goes Beyond the Last MinuteNew York Times (blog)
TechCrunch -HotelChatter
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Chromecast Review — Small Price, Small Selection - Tom's Guide

April 15, 2014 - 4:57pm

KpopStarz

Chromecast Review — Small Price, Small Selection
Tom's Guide
Verdict: Although the Chromecast is almost foolproof in both setup and functionality, what it does is extremely limited compared to the competition. In the world of set-top "boxes," Google's Chromecast is unique. This little dongle's $35 price tag makes it an ...
Roku 3 update lets you search for movies and more with a smartphoneEngadget

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Red Hat adds muscle to Docker container technology - PCWorld

April 15, 2014 - 4:52pm

eWeek

Red Hat adds muscle to Docker container technology
PCWorld
Red Hat is looking to advance the Docker Linux container application for wider enterprise use. “Containers are all about streamlining the movement of the application to the cloud,” said Paul Cormier, Red Hat president for products and technologies, during a ...
Red Hat Unleashes Project Atomic as Part of Linux Container EfforteWeek
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 release candidate arrivesZDNet (blog)
Ubuntu chases after Red Hat with OpenStack and Docker bundlesInfoWorld
TelecomTV (registration) -Wall Street Journal -TechCrunch
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