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Google's Quest To Bring The Internet To The Next Billion People - TechCrunch

May 28, 2015 - 1:10pm

TechCrunch

Google's Quest To Bring The Internet To The Next Billion People
TechCrunch
For Google to continue to expand its global ambitions, it's going to have to get more people on the Internet. And it's going to have to make sure its products work in areas with spotty service and low-bandwidth connections. Around 2.8 billion people currently ...
Google Maps delivers destination info, voice directions while offlineEngadget
Google Modifies Websites to Hasten ServiceWall Street Journal
Soon enough, you won't need an internet connection to use Google MapsBusiness Insider

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Google Play store adopts 'family-friendly' features - BBC News

May 28, 2015 - 1:01pm

BBC News

Google Play store adopts 'family-friendly' features
BBC News
Google has added new features to its online media and app store to help parents ensure the content is suitable for children. They include a new setting that filters out age-inappropriate titles, so that youngsters do not see them in Google Play's market places.

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Google debuts Android M, which is all about 'polish and quality' - Engadget

May 28, 2015 - 11:58am

Engadget

Google debuts Android M, which is all about 'polish and quality'
Engadget
Like clockwork, Google lifted the veil on Android M at its I/O developer conference today, an event that's traditionally served as the company's launchpad for its mobile OS updates. No, we don't yet know what the "M" stands for (we'd love to see Android ...
HBO Now is coming to AndroidThe Verge
HBO Now Is Coming to Google Play, AlrightGizmodo

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Any Gmail or Google Apps user can now use the Inbox app - Mashable

May 28, 2015 - 11:55am

Mashable

Any Gmail or Google Apps user can now use the Inbox app
Mashable
Gmail now has more than 900 million users, which is more than ever, Google's Sundar Pichai revealed during the opening keynote of the company's I/O developer conference in San Francisco on Thursday. Not only has Gmail's user base more than doubled ...
Google opens Inbox to everyone, adds new features like Trip Bundles, Undo ...VentureBeat
Google's Newfangled Inbox Email App Opens To Everybody, Unveils New ...Fast Company
Google Opens Inbox To All, Adds Smart Reminders, Trip Bundles, Undo Send ...TechCrunch

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Netflix, HBO Streaming Video Traffic Increases As BitTorrent Declines - TechCrunch

May 28, 2015 - 11:55am

TechCrunch

Netflix, HBO Streaming Video Traffic Increases As BitTorrent Declines
TechCrunch
A new report released today shows the continued domination Netflix has on North American Internet traffic patterns. According to broadband networking company Sandvine, which periodically releases its findings on web usage, Netflix now accounts for 36.5 ...
Netflix now accounts for almost 37 percent of our Internet trafficWashington Post (blog)
'Game of Thrones' drives traffic spike for HBO -- and dings NetflixCNET
Netflix now accounts for nearly 37% of peak web traffic in North AmericaQuartz

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Phone Subsidy for Poor Extended to Broadband in FCC Proposal - Bloomberg

May 28, 2015 - 10:44am

New York Times

Phone Subsidy for Poor Extended to Broadband in FCC Proposal
Bloomberg
A U.S. telephone subsidy would be extended to include Internet connections under a proposal backed by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler, said a person briefed on the plan. Wheeler will ask fellow commissioners to approve the ...
The FCC wants to expand Internet subsidies for the poorWashington Post (blog)
FCC proposes subsidizing high-speed internet for low-income householdsThe Verge
FCC Chairman Wants Subsidized Internet for the PoorTIME
New York Times
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Our Google I/O Liveblog Starts Right Here, Right Now - Gizmodo

May 28, 2015 - 10:26am

Gizmodo

Our Google I/O Liveblog Starts Right Here, Right Now
Gizmodo
Today is the first day of Google I/O, the company's annual conference where they announce what's coming in the next year. We're here at the keynote, and we'll be liveblogging it for you, starting now. Keep hitting refresh to get the latest updates! (The newest ...
Google I/O 2015 Keynote Live BlogTechCrunch
Google I/O 2015: Live blog and streaming videoComputerworld

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Swatch Smartwatch Set For August Launch - Forbes

May 28, 2015 - 10:09am

Forbes

Swatch Smartwatch Set For August Launch
Forbes
It looks as if the long wait for a Swatch smartwatch may be over, with the company's CEO Nick Hayek telling a general meeting that the much-rumoured device will be launching in Switzerland and “one big country”, in August. You may remember that, back in ...
Swatch to Launch Smartwatch With Payment FunctionWall Street Journal (blog)
Swatch Reafirms Its Building A Smartwatch With Payment FeaturesTechCrunch
Swatch to Launch Touch Zero One Smartwatch in August, Says CEONDTV
Reuters
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2016 Chevy Camaro brings $175 million and 500 jobs to Lansing plant - MLive.com

May 28, 2015 - 8:42am

MLive.com

2016 Chevy Camaro brings $175 million and 500 jobs to Lansing plant
MLive.com
The all-new, sixth-generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro was unveiled Saturday on Belle Isle in Detroit May, 15 2015. (Tanya Moutzalias | MLive Detroit). Tanya Moutzalias | tmoutzal@mlive.com · Print Email · David Muller | dmuller@mlive.com By David Muller ...
GM spends $175M to upgrade Lansing plantDetroit Free Press
GM adding shift, upgrading Michigan plant that makes CamaroWashington Times
2016 Camaro brings back 500 jobs at Lansing plantLansing State Journal
The Detroit News
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Salesforce Teams Up With Google, Cloudera And More To Bring Big Data To Its ... - Forbes

May 28, 2015 - 7:53am

Fortune

Salesforce Teams Up With Google, Cloudera And More To Bring Big Data To Its ...
Forbes
Six months after announcing its Wave analytics cloud at its annual Dreamforce conference, Salesforce has built up some partnerships with big data companies to give the product some teeth. Salesforce announced partnerships with six big data ...
Salesforce cozies up with big data buddies to improve analytics serviceFortune
Salesforce launches Wave for Big Data, broadens ecosystemZDNet

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Twitch: please don't broadcast Adults Only games on our service - Engadget

May 28, 2015 - 7:43am

Engadget

Twitch: please don't broadcast Adults Only games on our service
Engadget
Twitch is asking that its legion of video game broadcasters think twice before they share video of a game with gratuitous sex or violence. In an update to the streaming outfit's rules of conduct, users are asked not to publish their exploits if the title has been ...
Twitch Bans Adult-Only GamesKotaku
Twitch Bans Streaming of AO Rated GamesAttack of the Fanboy
Twitch no longer allows streaming of Adults Only-rated gamesSlashGear
Geeky Gadgets
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FCC's Wheeler to propose subsidized Internet access -NYT - Reuters

May 28, 2015 - 7:07am

New York Times

FCC's Wheeler to propose subsidized Internet access -NYT
Reuters
May 28 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will propose a plan to offer subsidized broadband Internet access to low-income Americans, the New York Times reported. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will roll out a plan on Thursday to his ...
FCC Chairman Wants Subsidized Internet for the PoorTIME
FCC Chief Seeks Broadband Plan to Aid the PoorNew York Times

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"Buy button" to be added to Google search results - BBC News

May 28, 2015 - 5:49am

BBC News

"Buy button" to be added to Google search results
BBC News
Google has confirmed that it is to introduce a "buy button" to its search results imminently. The button would give Google Search users the option to purchase without needing to visit a separate website. The company's chief business officer, Omid Kordestani, ...
Products to be available directly from GoogleBDlive
Google planning to take on e-commerce sites with 'buy button'?Business Standard
Google confirms it will be adding “Buy Button” to search resultsPost and Parcel
EJ Insight
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Microsoft is adding a headset port to Xbox One controllers - Engadget

May 28, 2015 - 3:30am

Engadget

Microsoft is adding a headset port to Xbox One controllers
Engadget
Even though the Xbox One controller has earned many plaudits, one thing universally hated is the lack of a headphone port. So far the best solution has been to buy the $24.99 Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter, but even that's not without its problems.
New Xbox One controller will have a standard headphone jackThe Verge
Oh Hey, a New Xbox One Controller with a Headphone JackKotaku
Rumor: Microsoft Could Be Debuting A New Xbox One Controller At E3 2015Attack of the Fanboy
Videogamer.com -Eurogamer.net
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Apple Store app offers same-day delivery in select locations - Engadget

May 28, 2015 - 3:14am

Engadget

Apple Store app offers same-day delivery in select locations
Engadget
The Apple Store app now offers same-day delivery service through Postmates, the same company bringing Big Macs to New York City homes and Starbucks coffee to households and offices in several US cities. To be clear, the two companies have been ...
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Approaches Postmates to Deliver Products within 4 ...Benchmark Monitor
Apple Store App Gains Postmates Integration With Same-Day DeliveryMac Rumors

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WOODEN computer chips reveal humanity's cyber elf future - The Register

May 28, 2015 - 3:03am

The Register

WOODEN computer chips reveal humanity's cyber elf future
The Register
Boffins have developed a biodegradable semiconductor chip made almost entirely of wood in an effort to alleviate the environmental burden of electronic devices. Technicians from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in collaboration with the Department of ...
Collaboration Could Lead To Biodegradable Computer ChipsPhotonics Online
'Nano-paper' chips end up in compost heaps, not landfillsEngadget
Computer Chips Made out of Wood are Friendlier for the EnvironmentApex Tribune
Gizmodo Australia
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Lenovo Launches Motorola's Moto Maker Customization Suite In China - TechCrunch

May 28, 2015 - 12:49am

TechCrunch

Lenovo Launches Motorola's Moto Maker Customization Suite In China
TechCrunch
For those not aware, Moto Maker allows customers to personalize their phone in a range of ways. They can select the colors, back cover, build materials and memory capacity of the device. Motorola claims there are thousands of possible combinations, and it ...
Lenovo ANZ focus to grow consumer businessZDNet
Motorola's Moto Maker Launches in ChinaMarketWatch

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Lenovo Releases A Media Stream Puck - TechCrunch

May 27, 2015 - 11:01pm

TechCrunch

Lenovo Releases A Media Stream Puck
TechCrunch
This thing somehow sticks to an HDTV. Called the Lenovo Cast, it's the firm's first media streaming device and is designed to work with Android devices. Launching this August at $49 and lacking native apps, it's a more expensive Chromecast, but don't write ...
Lenovo Smartphone Concept Boasts Interactive ProjectorTom's Guide
Lenovo Makes Moments More Shareable with Its First Media Casting DeviceMarketWatch
Lenovo's Dual Screen Smartwatch And Projector Phone Are Pretty Out ThereGizmodo Australia

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Smartphone and internet growth could see a slowdown in coming years - NYC Today

May 27, 2015 - 10:35pm

Smartphone and internet growth could see a slowdown in coming years
NYC Today
An annual report from Longtime Morgan Stanley analyst Mary Meeker has showed solid interne user growth, which is now slowing. Internet Trends report was presented by Meeker, who now leads growth-stage investments for venture capital firm Kleiner ...

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IRS Breach Demonstrates the Need to Make Hacking Harder - New York Times

May 27, 2015 - 8:42pm

New York Times

IRS Breach Demonstrates the Need to Make Hacking Harder
New York Times
The Internal Revenue Service has been added to a long list of companies and government agencies that hackers have breached in the last year. And so, if there is any advice security experts have for those trying to keep their personal information safe, it is ...
The IRS Could Have Prevented Its Latest Data Hack. Time For Some TFAForbes
For CISOs, IRS Breach Highlights Tension Between Security and User ...Wall Street Journal (blog)
IRS hack: What to do when your Social Security number is exposedLos Angeles Times
CNBC
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