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Here's how to measure Apple Pay's success - VentureBeat

October 20, 2014 - 1:24pm

Businessweek

Here's how to measure Apple Pay's success
VentureBeat
Apple Pay launches today. We've heard a lot of talk about this new NFC-enabled mobile shopping option from Apple. But others have tried to sell consumers on the digital wallet idea before and boldly failed. If Apple wants us to trade in our wallets once and ...
Apple Pay Was Released Today. What Is It And Will It Be A Success?Newsweek
How Apple Is Getting You To Think Less And Spend MoreHuffington Post
An updated list of the merchants and apps that accept Apple PayAppAdvice
Cult of Mac -Credit Union Times -Motley Fool
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Comcast's net neutrality commitments aren't good enough, senator says - Ars Technica

October 20, 2014 - 12:33pm

Wall Street Journal

Comcast's net neutrality commitments aren't good enough, senator says
Ars Technica
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) today called on Comcast to make a long-term pledge that it won't charge content providers for faster access to its subscribers. Comcast already agreed to follow network neutrality provisions until September 2018 as part of its 2011 ...
A top Democrat wants Comcast to reject Internet 'fast lanes'Washington Post (blog)
Leahy asks Comcast to permanently get rid of fast lanesFierceCable
What is net neutrality all about?Boston Globe
The Heartland Institute -In The Capital
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Defect in Takata Air Bags Prompts Urgent Warning to Drivers - New York Times

October 20, 2014 - 12:25pm

MiamiHerald.com

Defect in Takata Air Bags Prompts Urgent Warning to Drivers
New York Times
Federal auto safety regulators on Monday warned the owners of about 4.7 million vehicles with defective air bags made by the Takata Corporation that they should “act immediately” to have them fixed. The unusual action indicates a heightened concern ...
Safety Watchdog Urges 4.7M Americans to Fix Air BagsNBCNews.com
Safety officials urge 4.7M vehicle owners to fix air bag problemSalt Lake Tribune
Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixedNews & Observer

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Apple Pay Rolls Out, With Holes in System - Wall Street Journal

October 20, 2014 - 12:25pm

Wall Street Journal

Apple Pay Rolls Out, With Holes in System
Wall Street Journal
The tech industry and its consumers have their eyes on Apple Pay after it launched with some holes in its system. WSJ's Brian Fitzgerald and Simon Constable discuss. Photo: Apple. By. Daisuke Wakabayashi and. Daisuke Wakabayashi. The Wall Street ...
Apple Pay and Everything Else to Expect From the iOS 8.1 UpdateABC News
Everything you want to know about Apple PayCNET
Apple launches iOS 8.1 updateUSA TODAY
Mac Rumors -ZDNet -tuaw.com
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There are now 56 iPad variations across six products - Mobile Burn

October 20, 2014 - 11:50am

Hallels

There are now 56 iPad variations across six products
Mobile Burn
There is often an argument by Apple fans that the company they love has this massive success (it does) and on a device per device basis it destroys anything on Android in terms of sales (it does). They say that iPad is taking the fight to hundreds of companies ...
iPad Air 2 vs. Nexus 9: Which Is Better for Business?BusinessNewsDaily
Apple shouldn't sell iPad like toothpasteBetaNews
Tablet tricks & treatsSan Antonio Express-News
Yahoo Tech -TechNewsWorld -The Australian
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The most comprehensive guide you'll find to everything new in Yosemite - BGR

October 20, 2014 - 11:49am

BGR

The most comprehensive guide you'll find to everything new in Yosemite
BGR
Apple on Thursday finally released the latest and greatest version of its desktop operating system, OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The new software features a complete visual overhaul, with all new graphical elements that bring parts of the flat new look in iOS to Mac ...

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China Launches Cyber Attack As New iPhones Arrive - Fast Company

October 20, 2014 - 11:32am

Fast Company

China Launches Cyber Attack As New iPhones Arrive
Fast Company
To coincide with the newest iPhones hitting China's market today, the Chinese government is staging a large-scale attack on Apple and its Chinese customers that could place iCloud usernames and passwords into government hands. The attack uses a ...
Chinese state accused of attacking Apple's iCloudThe Guardian
Chinese Government Accused Of Staging 'Malicious Attack' On Apple's iCloud ...TechCrunch (blog)
Report: Chinese Authorities Are Now Targeting iCloud UsersGizmodo
Sky News -Huffington Post UK -Good Gear Guide
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Spotlight: Privacy Advocates Furious As Apple Feature Siphons Off Location ... - Forbes

October 20, 2014 - 10:45am

Spotlight: Privacy Advocates Furious As Apple Feature Siphons Off Location ...
Forbes
The privacy world is peeved at Apple Apple again. It's emerged that anyone who uses the Spotlight feature in either Mac OS X Yosemite or iOS 8 will have their location and search data passed to Apple servers. The same data will also be sent to Microsoft ...

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Spotify Finally Introduces a Family Plan - TIME

October 20, 2014 - 10:43am

Spotify Finally Introduces a Family Plan
TIME
SWEDEN-MUSIC-COMPANY-SPOTIFY TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY SOREN BILLING: A woman uses streaming service Spotify on March 7, 2013 in Stockholm, Sweden. JONATHAN NACKSTRAND—AFP/Getty Images ...

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The New Kindle's Coolest Feature - Fast Company

October 20, 2014 - 10:37am

Fast Company

The New Kindle's Coolest Feature
Fast Company
The $200 Kindle Voyage, out today, uses haptic feedback to mimic the page-turning abilities of old physical keyboards. By Chris Gayomali. Amazon's Kindles get a little better every year, but if you already own an older model, there just hasn't been much ...

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Toyota Expands Takata Air-Bag Recall in Southern States - Businessweek

October 20, 2014 - 9:17am

INAUTONEWS

Toyota Expands Takata Air-Bag Recall in Southern States
Businessweek
Toyota Motor Corp. (TM:US) expanded a U.S. recall of vehicles with air bags that may malfunction, sending metal fragments toward front-seat passengers during a crash. Toyota added 247,000 cars to recalls announced earlier this year, including some model ...
Toyota recalling 247000 vehicles for faulty air bagsThe Detroit News

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Chemical leak contained at New Jersey refinery - seattlepi.com

October 20, 2014 - 9:02am

Chemical leak contained at New Jersey refinery
seattlepi.com
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Police say a chemical leak at a Phillips 66 refinery in northern New Jersey did not pose a threat to the area. Linden Police Capt. James Sarnicki says officers responded to a report of a chemical cloud around 8:30 a.m. Monday. Sarnicki ...

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Snapchat pushes out first in-app advert for horror movie - ITProPortal

October 20, 2014 - 8:26am

ITProPortal

Snapchat pushes out first in-app advert for horror movie
ITProPortal
Snapchat has deployed its first ever in-app advert, with the ad in question promoting a horror film. At the moment, the ads are for the US users of Snapchat only, so we won't see it here. The product placement pops up in the Recent Updates section, and the ...

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Alibaba Drives Tesla Model S to Chinese Marketplace - Bloomberg

October 20, 2014 - 8:15am

TG Daily

Alibaba Drives Tesla Model S to Chinese Marketplace
Bloomberg
Oct. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Tesla Motors has begun taking online orders for the Model S in China through a Tmall.com listing through Alibaba. Bloomberg's Jamie Butters reports on “In The Loop.” Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus ...
Tesla Starts Selling Model S on Alibaba's Tmall.comBusinessweek
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) does not Lose TwiceThe Bibey Post
Will Tesla Model X Be Delayed Again? Analyst Says 'Reasonable Risk'Green Car Reports
WantChinaTimes -autoevolution -ElectronicsWeekly.com
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Amazon Kindle Voyage - PC Magazine

October 20, 2014 - 8:06am

Wired

Amazon Kindle Voyage
PC Magazine
The Amazon Kindle Voyage is hands down the best ebook reader available, though most people will still be served just fine by the Kindle Paperwhite. By Alex Colon. Amazon's various Kindles have long been the most popular ebook readers on the market, ...
Amazon's Kindle Voyage is the best e-reader yet — but it's not worth $199 (review)VentureBeat
Kindle Voyage Review: Ereader RoyaltySlashGear
Kindle Voyage Sets a High Bar for a High PriceRe/code
New York Times (blog) -Ars Technica -Wired
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Fitbit enters the smartwatch game with the Surge 'fitness superwatch' - CNET

October 20, 2014 - 7:57am

CNET

Fitbit enters the smartwatch game with the Surge 'fitness superwatch'
CNET
Leaked marketing materials show that Fitbit has a fitness-focused $250 smartwatch on the way, with GPS and continuous heart-rate monitoring. by Nic Healey · @dr_nic; October 19, 2014 5:49 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.
Fitbit Surge Smartwatch on the Way (Report)Tom's Guide
Leaks reveal GPS-sporting Fitbit Surge to be released soonAndroid Community
Fitbit Surge “Superwatch” with inbuilt GPS to be priced at $250The Next Digit
SlashGear -Business Insider -Techtree.com
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Google changes 'to fight piracy' by highlighting legal sites - BBC News

October 20, 2014 - 7:18am

BBC News

Google changes 'to fight piracy' by highlighting legal sites
BBC News
Google has announced changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy. The company has long been criticised for enabling people to find sites to download entertainment illegally. The entertainment industry has argued that illegal sites should ...
Google reveals new tweaks designed to fight piracyITProPortal
Google pledges to further demote piracy sites in search listingsComplete Music Update
Google Says Latest Search Changes Will 'Visibly Affect' Piracy Site Rankingsmalaysiandigest.com
musicweek.com
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Kickstarter suspends crowdfunding campaign of a Tor-enabling wireless router - Uncover California

October 20, 2014 - 6:44am

Uncover California

Kickstarter suspends crowdfunding campaign of a Tor-enabling wireless router
Uncover California
Popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter has suspended the campaign of Tor-enabling wireless router dubbed 'Anonabox' --- an Internet router which was being touted as a privacy device for the masses. Kickstarter's suspension of the Anonabox campaign ...

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IBM to sell chip division for $1.5B - CTV News

October 20, 2014 - 6:10am

CTV News

IBM to sell chip division for $1.5B
CTV News
NEW YORK -- IBM will pay $1.5 billion to Globalfoundries in order to shed its costly chip division. IBM Director of Research John E. Kelly III said in an interview Monday that handing over control of the semiconductor operations will allow it to grow faster, while ...

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Google says latest search changes will 'visibly affect' piracy site rankings - HITC

October 20, 2014 - 5:59am

HITC

Google says latest search changes will 'visibly affect' piracy site rankings
HITC
Google is preparing a new tweak to its search engine to ensure that some of the most 'notorious' piracy sites are less likely to appear when people search for music, films and other copyrighted content. A previous promise to do this in 2012 has since proved ...

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