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Google's latest Street View algorithm beats its bot-sniffing security system - Engadget

April 17, 2014 - 6:21am

Google's latest Street View algorithm beats its bot-sniffing security system
Engadget
You know how Google's been doing such a great job associating addresses with their locations on a map? Apparently, it's all thanks to the company's new magical algorithm that can parse (with 90 percent accuracy) even fuzzy numbers in pictures taken by ...

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BBC and Sky catch-up apps experience iOS fault - BBC News

April 17, 2014 - 5:53am

BBC News

BBC and Sky catch-up apps experience iOS fault
BBC News
The BBC and Sky's video-on-demand TV services are both experiencing problems on iPhones and iPads. The fault appears to be limited to iPlayer, Sky Go and Now TV on Apple's iOS platform and began last night. Neither organisation was able to provide a ...
BBC iPlayer and Sky streaming apps go dark on iOSEngadget
Sky Go, Now TV and BBC iPlayer struck down by streaming bugTechRadar UK
Sky Go, BBC iPlayer iOS apps hit by streaming bugPhones Review
Recombu -PC Pro
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Google unveils Project Ara build-it-yourself smartphone; expected to be ... - IBNLive

April 17, 2014 - 5:09am

IBNLive

Google unveils Project Ara build-it-yourself smartphone; expected to be ...
IBNLive
New Delhi: It was in October last year when Google for the first time had announced Project Ara, its plans to let consumers design their own smartphones. The company then had revealed very less about its new project, but Google, at its first Project Ara ...

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Eyefi Cloud syncs your camera's pics to all your devices - CNET

April 17, 2014 - 4:34am

Eyefi Cloud syncs your camera's pics to all your devices
CNET
Made to work with Eyefi's Mobi Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards and apps, the service puts all your shots in one spot for viewing across devices and computers. by Joshua Goldman · @superboxmonkey; April 17, 2014 2:00 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
Eyefi Cloud: Instant Photo Sharing Across DevicesTom's Guide
Eyefi Launches Wi-Fi Memory Cards Into the CloudMashable
Eyefi Connects Digital Cameras to the Power of the CloudMarketWatch
VentureBeat -Macworld -TIME
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Amazon and Samsung partner up for custom Kindle store on Galaxy ... - Expert Reviews

April 17, 2014 - 4:25am

Amazon and Samsung partner up for custom Kindle store on Galaxy ...
Expert Reviews
Samsung and Amazon have struck a deal to produce a custom version of the Kindle eBook store specifically for Galaxy smartphones and tablets, giving Samsung customers another way to get Amazon's extensive range of books, magazines and articles onto ...

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Police say Canadian man used Heartbleed virus to steal personal info - Fox News

April 17, 2014 - 2:00am

Toronto Star

Police say Canadian man used Heartbleed virus to steal personal info
Fox News
Police in Ontario, Canada have accused a 19-year-old man with exploiting the Heartbleed computer virus to steal personal data of over 900 taxpayers. Stephen Arthuro Solis-Reyes, a student at the University of Western Ontario, was arrested late Tuesday.
The first suspected Heartbleed hacker has been arrestedWashington Post (blog)
First Heartbleed 'Hacker' Arrested And ChargedSky News
Canada arrests first suspected Heartbleed hackerBusiness Standard
TIME -Sydney Morning Herald -CNET
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Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android launched with Windows and Mac access - NDTV

April 17, 2014 - 1:13am

NDTV

Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android launched with Windows and Mac access
NDTV
Google has extended its Chrome Remote Desktop feature to the Android platform in the form of an app, making it possible to access Windows and Mac machines via Android smartphones and tablets via the new Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android.
Google releases Chrome Remote Desktop app: Now access your PC through ...Firstpost
Control Your PC from Your Android Device With Google's Chrome Remote ...IntoMobile
Google launches Chrome Remote Desktop app for AndroidPanARMENIAN.Net
Deccan Chronicle -GMA News -MobileSyrup.com
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Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm - PCWorld

April 16, 2014 - 11:57pm

TekRevue

Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm
PCWorld
Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out protection software to hundreds of millions of users in the nation. On April 8, Microsoft officially ended support to the OS, ...
Support to end for Windows XP usersSydney Morning Herald
Microsoft Said To Lower 'Custom Support' Costs for Windows XPRedmondmag.com
Microsoft Discounting Windows XP Support For EnterpriseUbergizmo
The Spokesman Review (blog) -Tom's Hardware Guide
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Aio Wireless takes a cue from Sprint's Framily plan with new group discounts - Engadget

April 16, 2014 - 10:39pm

Daniel Rubino

Aio Wireless takes a cue from Sprint's Framily plan with new group discounts
Engadget
Cheesy moniker aside, Sprint's newly minted Framily plan is not one to be ignored. It allows you to save money by sharing an account with, well, friends and family, all while being billed separately on up to 10 lines. Following in similar footsteps, AT&T's ...
Aio Wireless Plan Takes Page From Sprint 'Framily' DealPC Magazine
AIO Starts Group Save, A Framily Plan Like Savings For CustomersAndroid Headlines - Android News
Aio Wireless Launches New Group Save PlansThe Droid Guy

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Despite 19% Revenue Growth, Google Again Disappoints Investors In Q1 - Forbes

April 16, 2014 - 9:58pm

Washington Post

Despite 19% Revenue Growth, Google Again Disappoints Investors In Q1
Forbes
Hurt once again by falling ad prices on smartphones and tablets, Google Google disappointed investors with first-quarter earnings that came in slightly under expectations. Google said in its first-quarter earnings release that it earned $6.27 a share before ...
Google earnings focus on the search and ads that actually pay the billsEngadget
Earnings and Sales From Google DisappointNew York Times
Google Q1 revenue misses Wall Street targetsMoneycontrol.com
Reuters -NewsOK.com -Wall Street Journal
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Chrome remote desktop goes mobile - GMA News

April 16, 2014 - 8:35pm

Chrome remote desktop goes mobile
GMA News
Now, users of mobile devices running Google's Android can access their desktop computers remotely with a new app from Google. Google's new Chrome Remote Desktop app evolved from the previous version that allowed access to a remote computer from ...

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Apple said to partner with Shazam on song-ID tool for iOS - CNET

April 16, 2014 - 8:28pm

Livemint

Apple said to partner with Shazam on song-ID tool for iOS
CNET
The Cupertino, Calif., electronics maker plans to release a feature in iOS 8 that identifies a song and its artist via an iPhone or iPad, Bloomberg reports. by Shara Tibken · @sharatibken; April 16, 2014 6:12 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Apple Said to Prepare Song-ID Feature for IPhone Software UpdateBusinessweek
Apple Said to Prepare Song-ID Feature for IPhone SoftwareBloomberg
Apple to partner with Shazam for song recognition in iOS 8, report saysApple Insider
The Verge -Engadget -SlashGear
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AT&T Adds Connected Car Deal to Build on Accords With Volvo, GM - Businessweek

April 16, 2014 - 7:41pm

Rush Lane

AT&T Adds Connected Car Deal to Build on Accords With Volvo, GM
Businessweek
AT&T Inc. (T:US), the largest U.S. phone company, said it reached a deal with a global automaker to add to its ranks of customers seeking connectivity in its cars. The carmaker, based outside Asia, will have vehicles using AT&T's wireless services in markets ...
New Volvos will get AT&T connectivity starting this summerGigaOM
AT&T signed deal with VolvoInvestor's Business Daily
AT&T welcomes Volvo to its connected-car foldEngadget
LteWorld -PC Magazine -TheStreet.com
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Samsung Exec Apparently Called Steve Jobs' Death The 'Best Opportunity To ... - Huffington Post

April 16, 2014 - 5:58pm

Samsung Exec Apparently Called Steve Jobs' Death The 'Best Opportunity To ...
Huffington Post
A string of emails from Samsung reveal an executive apparently calling Steve Jobs' death the perfect opportunity to attack Apple. | dapd. Share. Tweet · 0. Email. Comment. Share on Google+ · tumblr · stumble · reddit. The high-stakes business world can be a ...

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Amazon makes Kindle documents available via Cloud Drive - Engadget

April 16, 2014 - 5:56pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Amazon makes Kindle documents available via Cloud Drive
Engadget
If you have any documents (or e-books acquired in a "non-standard" way) stored on your Kindle, now you can access them anywhere via Amazon Cloud Drive. Starting today, documents uploaded to your e-reader via your browser, mobile device or email will ...
Amazon now saves docs sent to Kindle in their cloud storageAndroid Community
Amazon Brings Cloud Drive and Kindle Personal Documents TogetherOverclockers Club
Amazon Adds Kindle Doc's and Cloud Drive Together to Offer 10GB Of Free ...Android Headlines - Android News
TechCrunch -Register -Ubergizmo
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Microsoft is giving Cortana Google Now-like powers - BGR

April 16, 2014 - 5:41pm

Search Engine Land

Microsoft is giving Cortana Google Now-like powers
BGR
In addition to creating its own voice-based virtual assistant that can stand its ground against Siri and Google Now, Microsoft appears ready to offer even more personalized search features to users in order to better compete against its main rival when it comes ...
Bing's home page gets personalized info cards, just like Google NowEngadget
Bing's homepage adds personalised cards to take on Google NowPocket-lint.com
Bing Home Page Gets Some Of Cortana's SmartsTechCrunch
The Verge -WebProNews -Geek
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Sony PlayStation 4 passes 7 million in worldwide sales - CNET

April 16, 2014 - 5:41pm

KpopStarz

Sony PlayStation 4 passes 7 million in worldwide sales
CNET
The PlayStation 4 continues its steady sales climb, hitting another milestone nearly one month to the day Sony announced its console had surpassed 6 million units sold. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; April 16, 2014 3:35 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
Sony Says PlayStation 4 Sales Pass Seven Million UnitsWall Street Journal (blog)

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CAPTCHAs Are Becoming Security Theater - The Atlantic

April 16, 2014 - 4:52pm

BetaNews

CAPTCHAs Are Becoming Security Theater
The Atlantic
Google doesn't even need us to prove our humanity anymore, which is a good thing, because they can simulate it now. Alexis C. Madrigal Apr 16 2014, 5:51 PM ET. Tweet. More. Email. Print. CAPTCHAs are a time-worn way for humans to tell computers that ...
Google Develops Algorithm That Can Decipher Its Own CAPTCHAsUbergizmo
Street View and reCAPTCHA teams create puzzle-solving algorithmSlashGear
Google Street View Accidentally Made an Algorithm That Cracks CAPTCHAsGizmodo
GigaOM -TechCrunch -BetaNews
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Cut the Clutter in Your Social Media Accounts - New York Times

April 16, 2014 - 3:47pm

Cut the Clutter in Your Social Media Accounts
New York Times
Being active on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook is kind of like having a basement in the suburbs. Accounts on Twitter and Facebook can quickly become so cluttered that you might as well shut the door and say goodbye — you're never ...
Now Facebook Wants You To Share Where You're "Traveling To"TechCrunch
Your Facebook Friends Really Do Care What You Think! (We Think.)Mashable

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Project Ara: Google says 'next 5 billion' will build their phones - Christian Science Monitor

April 16, 2014 - 2:50pm

Christian Science Monitor

Project Ara: Google says 'next 5 billion' will build their phones
Christian Science Monitor
Google's next major smart phone project won't just be competing for the same customers as Apple's iPhone, Samsung's Galaxy S5, or even Amazon's rumored upcoming smart phone. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories ...

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