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Sony's smart glass uses regular glasses, aims for sports and work - Gigaom

December 17, 2014 - 2:38am

Gigaom

Sony's smart glass uses regular glasses, aims for sports and work
Gigaom
Sony has announced its own take on the smart glass concept. To be formally unveiled at CES next month, the Single-Lens Display Module can be attached to existing glasses, to add a heads-up display and general smartness. The unit clips round the back of ...
Leaked Sony emails reveal two secret Snapchat purchasesVatorNews
Sony can make any eyewear more like Google GlassEngadget
Leaked emails due to Sony hack reveal several acquistions by SnapchatIndia Today
The Verge -Siliconrepublic.com -TechWeekEurope UK
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Samsung, Apple Rivalry Continues; Samsung, LoopPay Partnership Talks In ... - Yibada (English Edition)

December 17, 2014 - 12:00am

Yibada (English Edition)

Samsung, Apple Rivalry Continues; Samsung, LoopPay Partnership Talks In ...
Yibada (English Edition)
Apple and Samsung have been battling against each other for quite some time now, in terms of profits and market share. After Apple released its iPhone 6 series, the Cuppertino-based tech-giant conquered the smartphone market. Korean manufacturer ...

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Honda ran tests on fatal air bag flaw, frustrated by Takata reticence: sources - Reuters

December 16, 2014 - 9:40pm

Reuters

Honda ran tests on fatal air bag flaw, frustrated by Takata reticence: sources
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co (7267.T) was so concerned by mounting recalls for Takata (7312.T) air bags, and frustrated by its supplier's failure to explain why some have exploded, killing five people with shrapnel, that it bought used and scrapped ...

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Why the "Worst Game Ever" is Now an American Artifact - GameSpot

December 16, 2014 - 8:56pm

GameSpot

Why the "Worst Game Ever" is Now an American Artifact
GameSpot
Museum of American History receives a copy of E.T. for its collection; Museum director explains why it belongs. by Eddie Makuch on December 16, 2014. 53 Comments · Shares · Tweets · +1. The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History has ...
Vintage videogame found in New Mexico landfill sent to SmithsonianReuters
ET Video Game Joins Smithsonian's CollectionNew York Times (blog)
Atari's 'E.T.' game joins Smithsonian collectionPhilly.com

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Tesla's fall below $200 a share could mark long slide - USA TODAY

December 16, 2014 - 8:04pm

USA TODAY

Tesla's fall below $200 a share could mark long slide
USA TODAY
A robot puts on the top of a Tesla Model S at the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (Photo by Paul Sakuma/Associated Press). Tesla Motor's close Tuesday below $200 a share for the first time since May is a sign that the high-flying stock is coming back to earth.

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Sci-fi legend Neal Stephenson joins virtual reality startup Magic Leap - Mashable

December 16, 2014 - 6:43pm

Mashable

Sci-fi legend Neal Stephenson joins virtual reality startup Magic Leap
Mashable
The mystery surrounding Magic Leap, a company thought to be working on some sort of advanced virtual reality or augmented reality system, has just deepened — now that legendary sci-fi author Neal Stephenson has been added to the mix. Stephenson ...
The author of 'Snow Crash' is working for an augmented reality companyEngadget
Magic Leap recruits writer Neal Stephenson as chief futurist, games hintedGamasutra
Magic Leap adds Neal Stephenson as VR “chief futurist”SlashGear
Fast Company -Business Insider -GeekWire
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Google Drive gets Gmail attachment support, Google voice search on Android ... - VentureBeat

December 16, 2014 - 4:06pm

Google Drive gets Gmail attachment support, Google voice search on Android ...
VentureBeat
Google today rolled out new Google Drive features in Gmail, as well as updated Android and iOS apps. Gmail attachment support is live now, while the Android update is rolling out on Google Play “over the next week or so” and the iOS app is available now ...

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Google Drive gets Gmail attachment support, Google voice search on Android ... - VentureBeat

December 16, 2014 - 4:06pm

Fast Company

Google Drive gets Gmail attachment support, Google voice search on Android ...
VentureBeat
Google today rolled out new Google Drive features in Gmail, as well as updated Android and iOS apps. Gmail attachment support is live now, while the Android update is rolling out on Google Play “over the next week or so” and the iOS app is available now ...
Stop that ringing! How to prevent the iPhone from forwarding callsMacworld

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The Google News Shutdown in Spain Is An Empty Victory for Publishers - Wired

December 16, 2014 - 3:38pm

Wired

The Google News Shutdown in Spain Is An Empty Victory for Publishers
Wired
A man reads the front page of Spanish newspaper ”El Pais” at a bar in Pamplona northern Spain. Alvaro Barrientos/AP. We call it the “Google News bump.” When a story on WIRED.com gets a link on the front page of Google News, traffic skyrockets. Readers ...
Google News Is Taken Offline In Spain, After A Call For PaymentsNorth Country Public Radio
Websites in Spain See Small Traffic Dip After Google News ClosureWall Street Journal (blog)
Google Plays Hardball With Spanish Newspaper AssociationAssociations Now
Sky News Australia -Pulse -The Japan Times
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Security flaw lets Delta passengers access strangers' boarding passes - Engadget

December 16, 2014 - 2:57pm

Mashable

Security flaw lets Delta passengers access strangers' boarding passes
Engadget
If you've been dreaming about tanning on Miami Beach versus visiting your family in Minneapolis this holiday, a security flaw involving Delta Airlines' electronic boarding pass system might just make that a reality. Dani Grant, a product intern at BuzzFeed and ...
Delta Says Boarding Pass Hack Had No Impact on Flight SafetyTIME
Glitch allowed access to others' boarding passesCNBC
A URL Trick Let You Use Someone Else's Delta Boarding PassGizmodo
9 to 5 Mac (blog)
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Nintendo 3DS Successor To Have A Doughnut-Shaped Bendable LCD Screen ... - Design & Trend

December 16, 2014 - 2:28pm

Design & Trend

Nintendo 3DS Successor To Have A Doughnut-Shaped Bendable LCD Screen ...
Design & Trend
(Photo : Chris Weeks/Getty Images) New rumors from Japan suggest that Nintendo may be using Sharp "free-form" LCD displays in its next iteration of 3DS hardware. It's also rumored that the 3DS-successor may even have a doughnut-shaped display with a ...
Could the next Nintendo handheld be “doughnut-shaped?”SiliconANGLE (blog)
Nintendo tipped to use Sharp Free Form display in 3DS successorSlashGear
Nintendo apparently developing donut-shaped deviceTrustedReviews

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Jury sides with Apple in iPod antitrust case - San Jose Mercury News

December 16, 2014 - 1:28pm

San Jose Mercury News

Jury sides with Apple in iPod antitrust case
San Jose Mercury News
OAKLAND -- A federal jury handed Apple a win in a hard-fought antitrust case on Tuesday, rejecting plaintiffs' claims that the company sidelined competitors and hiked up prices during the iPod's heyday. The eight-member jury decided the decade-old case ...
Apple defeats iPod antitrust lawsuitMashable
Apple Prevails in Antitrust Suit Over iPod MusicNew York Times
Apple not guilty in iPod antitrust trial, jury decidesCNET
PC Magazine -Reuters -Chron.com
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Instagram adds five new filters and gives you control over the list - PCWorld

December 16, 2014 - 1:11pm

Mirror.co.uk

Instagram adds five new filters and gives you control over the list
PCWorld
December is always the blurriest month, our vision clouded by snowstorms and twinkle lights. Instagram on Tuesday rolled out an update that introduces five new filters, and a new method of previewing all the filters by seeing them over a blurred thumbnail of ...
Instagram update adds 5 new filtersMashable
Instagram for iOS Gains Five New Filters, Slo-Mo Video UploadsMac Rumors
These Are Instagram's 5 New FiltersTIME
Gigaom -PetaPixel -PhoneDog
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Pirate Bay crew teasing hair change dramatically sharing site files, 'do not care ... - Full-Time Whistle

December 16, 2014 - 12:58pm

Pirate Bay crew teasing hair change dramatically sharing site files, 'do not care ...
Full-Time Whistle
The Pirate Bay Search Isohunt seems to be a complete version of the original site and was created after the original site was closed after a police raid in a data center in Sweden last week, following a complaint filed by the rights group against the Alliance of ...

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Google, Verizon ink global patent deal to nix future litigation risks - ZDNet

December 16, 2014 - 12:30pm

VentureBeat

Google, Verizon ink global patent deal to nix future litigation risks
ZDNet
Google's dream for a world with freer restrictions on patents continues through a new agreement forged with Verizon Wireless. Read this. Patent wars end with a whimper as Apple-Samsung fizzles. Apple's latest courtroom drama fizzled, with the company ...
Google and Verizon cross-license patents to 'reduce the risk' of future litigationVentureBeat
Google and Verizon sign patent license agreement -- lawyers probably cryingBetaNews
Google, Verizon Enter Patent AgreementWall Street Journal
Auto World News -MarketWatch
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Atari's 'ET' game joins Smithsonian collection - The Seattle Times

December 16, 2014 - 11:58am

The Seattle Times

Atari's 'ET' game joins Smithsonian collection
The Seattle Times
One of the "E.T." Atari game cartridges unearthed this year from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert has been added to the video game history collection at the Smithsonian. By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN. Associated Press. PREV of ...

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NJ's Troubled Red Light Camera Program Ends Tonight - PC Magazine

December 16, 2014 - 11:52am

Philly.com

NJ's Troubled Red Light Camera Program Ends Tonight
PC Magazine
A controversial red-light camera pilot program ends in New Jersey tonight after five years. The program, which kicked off in 2009, had its difficulties, from technical problems to a federal lawsuit, the AP reported, but detractors no longer have to worry about ...
New Jersey Dismantling Its Red-Light Cameras StatewideCBS Local
New Jersey's Red Light Camera Program is Going DarkTIME
Motorists await end of red-light camera experimentAsbury Park Press
Auto World News
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Apple Maps Rolls Out on iCloud.com, Ending Google Maps Partnership - The Horn

December 16, 2014 - 11:50am

Lifehacker UK

Apple Maps Rolls Out on iCloud.com, Ending Google Maps Partnership
The Horn
Apple recently updated the Find My iPhone feature on iCloud.com to use a new web version of Apple Maps instead of Google Maps, MacNN reports. Though this change was made on the iCloud.com beta site several weeks ago, and the updated version is ...
Google's Photo Sphere Camera app adds library privacy tabs, improved image ...9 to 5 Google
Apple VS. SamsunggizHQ
Google Maps promises to tell you when your train is delayedTechRadar

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Microsoft's Skype Translator delivers 'Star Trek'-style real-time English-Spanish ... - Fox News Latino

December 16, 2014 - 11:32am

Fox News Latino

Microsoft's Skype Translator delivers 'Star Trek'-style real-time English-Spanish ...
Fox News Latino
To Capt. James T. Kirk, and the rest of the crew on Star Trek's Starship Enterprise, space was the final frontier. To the developers at the Microsoft-owned Skype online videophone service – who are taking inspiration from the hit show's “space age” technology ...

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Google Reveals 2014's Top Searches - PC Magazine

December 16, 2014 - 10:16am

Livemint

Google Reveals 2014's Top Searches
PC Magazine
Google clocked trillions of searches worldwide in 2014, but one man managed to steal the spotlight: The late Robin Williams landed the No. 1 spot in the global trends charts. The comedian and actor passed away in August, prompting folks around the world ...
Robin Williams Tops 2014 List of Google SearchesABC News
Kim K. is NOT Google's 2014 most-searched celebUSA TODAY
San Diego's top Google searches in 2014U-T San Diego
SlashGear -Macworld -CNET
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