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Microsoft to show off Windows 9 Sept. 30 - CNNMoney

September 16, 2014 - 10:41am

Microsoft to show off Windows 9 Sept. 30
CNNMoney
Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) has begun sending out invitations to a press event in San Francisco Sept. 30 at which it says attendees will hear about what's next for the iconic Windows operating system. Windows is due for a major revamp. Among other things ...

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Shine On: Misfit Launches $50 Flash Activity Tracker - Tom's Guide

September 16, 2014 - 10:40am

USA TODAY

Shine On: Misfit Launches $50 Flash Activity Tracker
Tom's Guide
Misfit, the maker of the very attractive Shine fitness tracker, is adding the Flash as a lower-cost option to its lineup of wearable activity gadgets. The Flash, which will ship in October, is now available for preorder for $50. As with the Shine, the Flash will measure ...
Misfit Flash is an affordable, fun, and waterproof wearabletuaw.com
$50 Misfit Flash Fitness Tracker Even Tells the TimeWall Street Journal (blog)

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IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed - InformationWeek

September 16, 2014 - 10:37am

New York Times

IBM Watson Data Analysis Service Revealed
InformationWeek
IBM Watson Analytics cloud service aims to simplify data-driven decision making. Can cognitive computing get around decades-old complications? IBM Predicts Next 5 Life-Changing Tech Innovations. (click image for larger view). IBM on Tuesday announced ...
IBM takes Watson freemium: Time for bring your own analytics?ZDNet
IBM wants to replace the spreadsheet with Watson AnalyticsPCWorld
IBM goes freemium with new natural language analytics serviceGigaom
Reuters -Inquirer
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Microsoft Keyboard Works With Windows, iOS, and Android - PC Magazine

September 16, 2014 - 10:07am

Gigaom

Microsoft Keyboard Works With Windows, iOS, and Android
PC Magazine
With a handful of new peripherals, Microsoft is revamping older products and embracing the new mobile reality. 0shares. Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard. Microsoft has a few new peripherals on its hands, and while not everything is a surprise, there is ...
Microsoft's new Universal Mobile Keyboard works with iOS, Android and ...ZDNet
Microsoft Debuts an Xbox Controller for WindowsMashable
Microsoft's new wireless keyboard works with Windows tablets, iPhones, iPads ...Gigaom
PCWorld -Engadget -The Verge
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Tim Cook says Apple has no interest in your iMessages - Inquirer

September 16, 2014 - 9:00am

Tim Cook says Apple has no interest in your iMessages
Inquirer
APPLE CEO Tim Cook has told the American television audience that Apple does not want anything to do with your personal data and has no desire to share it with any door-stepping governments. Months after Edward Snowden leaked revelations about the ...

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A Radical New Way to Collaborate, From the Makers of 'Paper' - Wired

September 16, 2014 - 8:01am

Business Insider Australia

A Radical New Way to Collaborate, From the Makers of 'Paper'
Wired
Mix is a sort of utopian vision of digital collaboration, where everything is free for the taking and remaking. FiftyThree. An empty canvas is great if you've got the imagination to do something with it. Sometimes, though, it takes a little push to get the creative mojo ...
From The Makers Of Paper, A Platform For An Internet You Can TouchCo.Design
FiftyThree reveals Mix, a community for sharing and downloading any kind of ...The Verge
FiftyThree's new Mix service invites Paper users to collaborate with each otherEngadget
TechCrunch (blog) -GeekWire -Businessinsider India
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Buoyed by Apple Watch, Wearable Tech Poised for a Boom - AdAge.com

September 16, 2014 - 7:15am

Buoyed by Apple Watch, Wearable Tech Poised for a Boom
AdAge.com
During an interview this summer in Chicago, Paul Roth, AT&T's president of retail sales and services, described wearable devices as the "future of retail" before adding, "It's a niche market." That's why the tech industry is looking to Apple to do what it does ...

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Ecobee launches a new thermostat with location-detection as its killer app - Gigaom

September 16, 2014 - 7:01am

Gigaom

Ecobee launches a new thermostat with location-detection as its killer app
Gigaom
Canadian thermostat company, Ecobee has put a designer gloss and some compelling sensors into its third-generation connected thermostat. I want one. ecobee3 white. Ecobee, the Canadian company that has been making connected thermostats since ...
Ecobee's Latest Smart Thermostat Wants To Give Nest A Run For Its MoneyCo.Exist
Smart thermostat maker Ecobee pokes Nest with a striking redesignThe Verge
Ecobee's new smart thermostat knows conditions throughout your homeEngadget
Gizmodo -MobileSyrup.com -The Providence Journal
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Apple's Tim Cook Hints At New Apple TV - JBG News

September 16, 2014 - 6:59am

Telegraph.co.uk

Apple's Tim Cook Hints At New Apple TV
JBG News
Apple may have just announced the new iPhone 6 and its first SmartWatch but another area they could expand into further is TV. In an interview on the Charlie Rose Show Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted that the company is working on TV related products but ...
Tim Cook Basically Just Said He Was 'Offended' By The Way Google And ...Businessinsider India
Tim Cook tells Apple customers that it isn't a 'treasure trove' for NSAMCV
Steve Jobs' office is exactly how he left it, reveals Apple's Tim CookDaily Mail
The Independent -CNET
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Docker Said to Be Valued at $400 Million in Funding Round - Businessweek

September 16, 2014 - 6:48am

Wall Street Journal

Docker Said to Be Valued at $400 Million in Funding Round
Businessweek
Docker Inc., a developer of software that makes it easier to run programs on multiple computers and networks, has raised $40 million in funding that values it at around $400 million, according to people with knowledge of the matter, showcasing the ...
Cloud darling Docker gets $40M in funding to push its container technologyGigaom
Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: EnterprisesInfoWorld
The Rumors Were True--Docker Funding Confirmed And $40 Million Enters The ...Forbes
Data Center Knowledge -Wall Street Journal (blog) -TechCrunch (blog)
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The many faces of the Microsoft Minecraft acquisition - ITworld.com

September 16, 2014 - 5:30am

ITworld.com

The many faces of the Microsoft Minecraft acquisition
ITworld.com
Yesterday we got the official word that Microsoft is buying Mojang, the company that publishes Minecraft, for an astonishing $2.5 billion. On the off chance you've never heard about Minecraft, it's a voxel-based building/fighting/exploring game that is hugely ...
Mojang founders quit when Microsoft shows upFudzilla
Microsoft acquiring 'Minecraft' developer Mojang for $2.5 billionMaine News Online
Why did Microsoft buy Minecraft?Management Today
iNVEZZ -dunyanews.tv
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After Apple Pay cold shoulder, PayPal hits back with 'money should be safer ... - ZDNet

September 16, 2014 - 4:59am

PYMNTS.com

After Apple Pay cold shoulder, PayPal hits back with 'money should be safer ...
ZDNet
If Apple can't keep your selfies safe and secure, then why should you trust it with your money? That's the implied message PayPal is putting it out to consumers in full page ads it ran in US newspapers on Monday, including the New York Times and San ...
PayPal questions Apple Pay security in new ad, uses iCloud celebrity photo ...Apple Insider
Apple's Bark Worse Than Bite for PayPalWall Street Journal
Apple Pay is as safe as your selfies, says PayPal adCNET
ReadWrite -iClarified
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Roku sells 10m streaming players in US - musicweek.com

September 16, 2014 - 4:45am

Boston Herald

Roku sells 10m streaming players in US
musicweek.com
Roku has sold more than ten million of its streaming players, it announced today (September 16). This figure covers its original set-top box, which launched in 2008, up to the present day. Roku claims to have more 1,800 channels available through its ...
Roku Achieves New Streaming MilestoneUbergizmo
Roku hits 10 million sales milestoneCNET
The Race Too Early to Call: Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, ChromecastVariety
Engadget -Hollywood Reporter
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Samsung introduces the latest in its iconic Note Series - The Galaxy Note 4, and ... - Al-Bawaba

September 16, 2014 - 3:06am

Samsung introduces the latest in its iconic Note Series - The Galaxy Note 4, and ...
Al-Bawaba
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the expansion of its flagship Galaxy Note series with the new Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge. Blending an evolved S Pen with a superior viewing experience, the Galaxy Note 4 provides users with the most ...

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Internet giant renews calls for reform - Independent Online

September 16, 2014 - 2:23am

Internet giant renews calls for reform
Independent Online
IO_scitech google logo0 AP Google said it received 31 698 government data requests in the last six months of 2013, affecting some 48 000 accounts. Washington - Google said on Monday that worldwide government requests for user data rose 150 percent ...

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Google's Sundar Pichai Chalks Out India Plans, Says Android User Base ... - International Business Times

September 16, 2014 - 1:09am

International Business Times

Google's Sundar Pichai Chalks Out India Plans, Says Android User Base ...
International Business Times
Android One based mobiles are on display during its launch in New Delhi September 15, 2014. Google Inc launched in India on Monday a $105 smartphone, the first device from its "Android One" initiative which is aimed at boosting sales in key emerging ...
Android One - taking stock of Google's ambitious projectIndia Today
Business news in briefPhilly.com
Android One users in India will soon enjoy YouTube save feature allowing them ...Empire State Tribune
IT News Online -Daily News & Analysis -Digit
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Google data requests dip for first time - NEWS.com.au

September 15, 2014 - 9:29pm

Reuters

Google data requests dip for first time
NEWS.com.au
AUSTRALIAN government requests for Google user data have dropped for the first time on record. AGENCIES made 752 requests for data in the first six months of the year. That's down from 780 in the second half of 2013, which is the largest figure since the ...
Google: Worldwide Government Requests For User Data Up By 150%Ubergizmo
Google Report Increased Number Of User Data Requests From Worldwide ...Android Headlines - Android News
Google reports a 19% jump in US government data requestsITworld.com
CNET -ZDNet
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Facebook open sources its mcrouter data-caching tool - PCWorld

September 15, 2014 - 7:43pm

New York Times

Facebook open sources its mcrouter data-caching tool
PCWorld
Facebook is releasing mcrouter, its software for turning many cache servers around the world into one distributed system, as open source. The company announced the release on Monday at its @Scale conference in San Francisco, where it also launched a ...
Facebook Opens Up Tools To Scale MemcachedEnterpriseTech
An Alliance of Major Players to Guide Open-Source SoftwareNew York Times (blog)
Facebook unveils new projectInvestor's Business Daily
InformationWeek -Inside Facebook
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Microsoft issues invites for 'Windows 9' event on September 30th - TechSpot

September 15, 2014 - 7:35pm

TechSpot

Microsoft issues invites for 'Windows 9' event on September 30th
TechSpot
Microsoft has issued invitations to members of the press to attend a media event on September 30 in San Francisco. The tagline for the event reads, “Join us to hear about what's next for Windows and the enterprise” which pretty much guarantees that we'll get ...

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NHTSA's on the Spot — Finally - EE Times

September 15, 2014 - 6:40pm

Reuters

NHTSA's on the Spot — Finally
EE Times
A US Senate subcommittee will hold a hearing Tuesday to probe the slackardly performance by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in enforcing auto and highway safety laws. The trigger for this hearing is the NHTSA's failure to press ...
Questions over highway oversightMarketplace.org
Regulator Slow to Respond to Deadly Vehicle DefectsNew York Times
Exclusive: US safety chief raps GM's 'flawed' culture on recallsBaltimore Sun

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