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Police drones with Tasers? It could happen in North Dakota. - Washington Post

August 27, 2015 - 11:01am

Discovery News

Police drones with Tasers? It could happen in North Dakota.
Washington Post
Local police in North Dakota could soon be the first in the country to arm drones with nonlethal weapons, including Tasers and tear gas. Drones, long known for their military use, have started showing up almost everywhere in recent years — including ...
North Dakota Police Drones Can Be Weaponized If They're Not Lethal. Wait, What?Slate Magazine (blog)
North Dakota permits police taser dronesThe Express Tribune
North Dakota First State To Weaponize Drones, Does So With Slight Of Hand LobbyingValueWalk
Popular Science -Crave Online -Esquire.com (blog)
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Google Denies Europe's Antitrust Accusations - New York Times

August 27, 2015 - 10:30am

New York Times

Google Denies Europe's Antitrust Accusations
New York Times
Google on Thursday rejected claims from the European Union's top antitrust official that the company favored some of its own search results over those of rivals, saying there was significant competition in the region's online search market and that the ...
Google hits back at 'unfounded' European monopoly abuse chargesTelegraph.co.uk
Google rejects EU's search abuse complaintBBC News
Google rejects European Commission's 'incorrect' antitrust chargesFinancial Times
Bloomberg -Politico -StreetInsider.com
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Apple Watch Nearly Catches Fitbit In Less Than 4 Months - NBCNews.com

August 27, 2015 - 9:52am

NBCNews.com

Apple Watch Nearly Catches Fitbit In Less Than 4 Months
NBCNews.com
Fitbit might have sprinted ahead of the competition, but the Apple Watch is right on its heels. A new report from market research firm IDC shows that Apple shipped 3.6 million wearable devices in the second quarter of 2015. That is not too far behind ...
Apple Watch Shipments Hit 3.6 Million During QuarterPC Magazine
The numbers are in: Apple is No. 2 in wearablesFortune
Apple fast closing in on wearable device maker Fitbit - IDCReuters
CNET -The Globe and Mail -ZDNet
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Tech Five: Amazon reportedly lays off Fire Phone engineers - USA TODAY

August 27, 2015 - 8:09am

USA TODAY

Tech Five: Amazon reportedly lays off Fire Phone engineers
USA TODAY
It appears Amazon is taking a break from making smartphones. The tech giant has reportedly laid off several engineers tied to its failed Fire Phone as it re-evaluates its plans for developing hardware. Let's look at tech stocks to watch Thursday: Amazon.
Why Amazon is laying off dozens of its engineersFortune
Amazon to forego future phone development following Fire Phone failureApple Insider
WSJ: Amazon axes hardware projects after Fire Phone failureEngadget
Ars Technica -ZDNet -MarketWatch
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Hands-on with Alienware's water-cooled, Skylake-packing X51 microtower - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 8:00am

PCWorld

Hands-on with Alienware's water-cooled, Skylake-packing X51 microtower
PCWorld
Alienware is largely credited for kicking off the micro-tower revolution three years ago with the original X51. The concept was simple: Take the typical business small-form-factor box, pull the PSU out of it and make enough room—just enough room—to ...
Alienware's latest X51 gaming PC amps up with liquid cooling, latest Intel chipCNET
Dell revives the Alienware 18, upgrades its smaller gaming laptopsEngadget
Alienware refreshes its X51 desktop and laptops in time for PAX PrimeVentureBeat
The Verge -Digital Trends -Business Wire (press release)
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Virginia shooting: How thousands watched murder video by mistake - BBC News

August 27, 2015 - 7:34am

BBC News

Virginia shooting: How thousands watched murder video by mistake
BBC News
Thousands saw the moment two US journalists were killed because of a feature that automatically plays video on Facebook and Twitter. Footage of Alison Parker and Adam Ward being shot was posted to social networks by the gunman. His accounts were ...
Were the media wrong to publish Virginia shootings video and images?The Guardian

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Big power, puny package: Full AMD Radeon R9 Nano tech specs and details revealed - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 7:00am

PCWorld

Big power, puny package: Full AMD Radeon R9 Nano tech specs and details revealed
PCWorld
Size, power, or noise: When it comes to graphics cards, you typically get to pick two at the expense of the third. But AMD's looking to shake things up with its powerful, yet pint-sized Radeon R9 Nano, a premium graphics card designed for itty-bitty ...
AMD touts Radeon R9 Nano as smallest and most power-efficient 4K graphics cardVentureBeat
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card: Everything You Need To KnowForbes
AMD Radeon(TM) R9 Nano, World's Smallest and Most Power-Efficient Enthusiast ...MarketWatch
Gizmodo -The Register -AnandTech
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New Tesla Model S Long Distance Record Is 452.8 Miles - Junior College

August 27, 2015 - 6:15am

Junior College

New Tesla Model S Long Distance Record Is 452.8 Miles
Junior College
The fear your auto will run out of battery before you get where you're going-also known as range anxiety-is still the electric vehicle's biggest PR problem. According to Teslarati, Nyland's trip took 18 hours-10 hours longer than Google Maps suggests ...

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Tesla With 'Insane Mode' Busts Curve on Consumer Reports Ratings - Bloomberg

August 27, 2015 - 6:06am

Bloomberg

Tesla With 'Insane Mode' Busts Curve on Consumer Reports Ratings
Bloomberg
A Model S P85D on display at the Tesla Motors retail store in San Jose, California. Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg. Don't Miss Out — Follow Bloomberg On. Facebook · Twitter · Instagram · YouTube. Sign up for email and newsletter ...
New Tesla scores Consumer Reports' highest rating everCBS News
Tesla Model S scores another best-in-class from Consumer ReportsMarketWatch
The best car Consumer Reports has ever testedCNBC
Forbes -The Detroit News -WPTZ The Champlain Valley
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Restraint Over Retweeting Urged in Virginia Attack Video - New York Times

August 27, 2015 - 2:48am

New York Post

Restraint Over Retweeting Urged in Virginia Attack Video
New York Times
LOS ANGELES — The online reaction spread quickly as expected after a killer posted video of his attack on two former co-workers in the midst of a live news broadcast. Yet the social media response after Wednesday's killings, which at first seemed ...
How to turn off video autoplay on Facebook and TwitterEconomic Times
'Social media murder' may be new normalBoston Herald
Guest column: Social media websites must remove criminal videosNew York Daily News
Dispatch Times -Junior College -Contra Costa Times
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LG rolls out rollable keyboard without the rubbery feel - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 1:27am

PCWorld

LG rolls out rollable keyboard without the rubbery feel
PCWorld
Portable keyboards for mobile devices tend to come in either rigid and foldable or rubbery and rollup forms. LG Electronics is launching one that's a bit of both. The Rolly rolls up into a long rectangular stick that can travel in your bag or pocket ...
LG's Rolly Keyboard folds up from flat to compactCNET
LG Made A Full-Size Keyboard For Mobiles That Folds Into A Stick To Fit In ...TechCrunch
I Need LG's Foldable Keyboard In My LifeGizmodo
SlashGear -The Verge -Android Headlines - Android News
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YouTube Gaming Launched; Android and iOS Apps to Roll Out Gradually - NDTV

August 27, 2015 - 12:02am

NDTV

YouTube Gaming Launched; Android and iOS Apps to Roll Out Gradually
NDTV
YouTube on Wednesday strode into an arena dominated by Amazon-owned Twitch, with the launch of a service tailored for the hot trend of video game play as a spectator sport. The rollout of YouTube Gaming marked the public debut of an online venue ...

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Canon reenters US mirrorless market with the EOS M3 - CNET

August 26, 2015 - 11:09pm

CNET

Canon reenters US mirrorless market with the EOS M3
CNET
After a lukewarm US reception for its first mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera, the EOS M in 2013, Canon chose not to release its successor M2 here, and to release this year's M3 initially in selected markets. Now Canon has chosen to follow up with ...
Canon's EOS M3 mirrorless camera is finally coming to the USMashable
Canon USA Welcomes the Newest Member of the EOS Family – The EOS M3 Digital CameraMarketWatch
Canon's EOS M3 mirrorless camera is coming to the USEngadget
Gizmodo -Digital Trends -imaging resource
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Cars' keyless ignitions called 'deadly' in lawsuit - WDJT

August 26, 2015 - 9:49pm

WDJT

Cars' keyless ignitions called 'deadly' in lawsuit
WDJT
Lawyers have filed a class action lawsuit against most major automakers over what attorneys call a deadly "defect" in keyless ignition systems.Keyless ignition systems, available on very many new cars sold in the United States today, allow drivers to ...
Class action lawsuit targets automakers for keyless ignition dangersWXYZ
Ten automakers are sued over keyless ignitionsPress Examiner
Top Automakers Named In Deadly Keyless Ignitions Lawsuit: Is Your Car Safe?News For Shoppers
ETAuto.com
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Obi reveals its first two low-cost smartphones from former Apple CEO John Sculley - The Verge

August 26, 2015 - 8:31pm

The Verge

Obi reveals its first two low-cost smartphones from former Apple CEO John Sculley
The Verge
It's been more than 30 years since John Sculley became the CEO of Apple, where he presided over some of the company's biggest hits — and the controversial ouster of its co-founder, Steve Jobs. Sculley was forced out of the company in 1993 after a ...
Former Apple CEO John Sculley launches a line of stylish smartphonesEngadget
Sculley's Obi Unveils New SmartphonesFox Business
Can former Apple CEO Sculley break into cheap smartphone market?SFGate
Co.Design -Virtual-Strategy Magazine -Re/code
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Google Hopes Open Source Will Give Its Cloud A Path To The Enterprise - TechCrunch

August 26, 2015 - 7:08pm

TechCrunch

Google Hopes Open Source Will Give Its Cloud A Path To The Enterprise
TechCrunch
“Google is not an enterprise company and we are trying to become cognizant of what the enterprise needs,” Craig McLuckie, Google's product manager in charge of its Kubernetes and Google Container Engine projects, acknowledged during a panel ...
Google Announces General Availability of Container EngineeWeek
Google Container Engine Is Now Generally AvailableThe Hullabaloo Online
Google Declares its Cloud Container Engine Ready for ProductionData Center Knowledge

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Killer's ultimate selfie: Roanoke horror becoming the new norm - Washington Post

August 26, 2015 - 6:48pm

Local 10

Killer's ultimate selfie: Roanoke horror becoming the new norm
Washington Post
Rage, narcissism, a gun and social media combined for a particularly excruciating display of horror Wednesday morning. After murdering two former colleagues during a live TV news stand-up, the Roanoke killer uploaded a horrifying message to his Twitter ...
Virginia Shooting Gone Viral, in a Well-Planned Rollout on Social MediaNew York Times
Twitter, Facebook Users Unwittingly Shown Video of Virginia ShootingWall Street Journal (blog)
Social media gives us a front-row seat for the Roanoke shootings, whether we ...Fortune
Toronto Sun -Hollywood Reporter -New York Daily News
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Virginia Shooting Gone Viral, in a Well-Planned Rollout on Social Media - New York Times

August 26, 2015 - 5:55pm

New York Times

Virginia Shooting Gone Viral, in a Well-Planned Rollout on Social Media
New York Times
In one sad sense there was nothing new, or even very unusual, about the televised killing of two journalists in Virginia on Wednesday morning. Death on TV has occurred with frightening regularity ever since the advent of the medium: Jack Ruby's ...
How to Block Autoplay From Facebook and Twitter FeedsWall Street Journal (blog)
Social media gives us a front-row seat for the Roanoke shootings, whether we ...Fortune
Twitter, Facebook Shooting Clips Enflame Media Violence DebateBloomberg
Hollywood Reporter -New York Daily News -Huffington Post
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The Reason You Saw The Virginia Shooting Video, Even If You Didn't Want To - Huffington Post

August 26, 2015 - 3:52pm

Huffington Post

The Reason You Saw The Virginia Shooting Video, Even If You Didn't Want To
Huffington Post
A recent Twitter update is meant to force viewers to see video advertisements, but there's no opt-out button for violent content. Headshot of Alexis Sobel Fitts. Alexis Sobel Fitts Tech Reporter, The Huffington Post. Posted: 08/26/2015 04:52 PM EDT ...

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The shaky science of shattering the moon in 'LawBreakers' - Engadget

August 26, 2015 - 2:32pm

Comicbook.com

The shaky science of shattering the moon in 'LawBreakers'
Engadget
LawBreakers is the new, free shooter from Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski and it features a bold premise: Humans accidentally explode the moon, which leads to catastrophic earthquakes that nearly split the world in two. Plus, the event leaves ...
Cliff Bleszinski's arena shooter is LawBreakersDestructoid
LawBreakers is the next game from Gears designer Cliff BleszinskiThe Verge
Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski takes to Twitter to share little known ...TechnoBuffalo
GameSpot -ComingSoon.net -Comicbook.com
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