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Historians take issue with Apple's Civil War games ban - Los Angeles Times

June 25, 2015 - 8:03pm

Los Angeles Times

Historians take issue with Apple's Civil War games ban
Los Angeles Times
Civil War historians were flummoxed by Apple's removal of Civil War games from its App Store that included images of the Confederate flag. The controversial symbol is key to depicting history, they said. “It seems to me that pulling Civil War games might be ...
Apple Removing Games With Confederate Flag From App StoreABC News
Apple removes apps featuring Confederate flagThe Australian
Apple removing some apps that contain Confederate flag imageryCNET
Fox News -USA TODAY -Sky News Australia
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Confederate flag not waving in the Apple app store - Los Angeles Times

June 25, 2015 - 7:32pm

Los Angeles Times

Confederate flag not waving in the Apple app store
Los Angeles Times
Civil War historians were flummoxed by Apple's removal of Civil War games from its App Store that included images of the Confederate flag. The controversial symbol is key to depicting history, they said. “It seems to me that pulling Civil War games might be ...
Apple pulls Civil War games showing the Confederate flag from its App StoreFox News
National parks pull Confederate flag items from all gift shopsReuters
Apple Removing Games With Confederate Flag From App StoreCBS Local
USA TODAY -Sky News Australia -Bloomberg
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National parks pull Confederate flag items from all gift shops - Reuters

June 25, 2015 - 5:46pm

National parks pull Confederate flag items from all gift shops
Reuters
GETTYSBURG The U.S. National Park Service began removing Confederate flag merchandise from its bookstores and gift shops on Thursday, joining a nationwide push by lawmakers and retailers to remove the emblem, long associated with the fight to ...

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Here's a first taste of Apple HomeKit in action - Mashable

June 25, 2015 - 5:31pm

Mashable

Here's a first taste of Apple HomeKit in action
Mashable
A connected plug from iDevices gives existing fans and lights the ability to be controlled by Siri. Image: iDevices. Samheadshot. By Samantha Murphy Kelly 2 hours ago. After more than a year of Apple teasing its smart home platform, we're finally getting a ...
Here's How Apple's Siri Will Control Your House Under HomeKit ProgramForbes
Here's what it's like to control your lights with SiriThe Verge
Apple lists new smart home commands that work with SiriCNET
TechCrunch -Business Insider -TrustedReviews
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Apple pulls Civil War games showing the Confederate flag from its App Store - Fox News

June 25, 2015 - 5:21pm

Fox News

Apple pulls Civil War games showing the Confederate flag from its App Store
Fox News
Apple appears to have joined the growing list of companies removing merchandise depicting the Confederate battle flag, pulling a number of Civil War games from its App Store. National retailers Amazon.com, Walmart, Sears and Etsy this week all ...
Apple removes games featuring confederate flags from App StoreReuters
Apple removing apps that contain Confederate flag imageryCNET
Apple Bans Confederate Flags From Apps, Removes Civil War Games from App ...Newsweek
BBC News -Chron.com -PC Magazine
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FCC Seeks to Cap Small-Business Discounts in Airwaves Auctions - Wall Street Journal

June 25, 2015 - 5:01pm

Wall Street Journal

FCC Seeks to Cap Small-Business Discounts in Airwaves Auctions
Wall Street Journal
Federal regulators are proposing to close a loophole in wireless auctions that let partners of satellite-TV provider Dish Network Corp. DISH 0.46 % claim $3.3 billion in discounts intended for small businesses. The proposed changes follow outcry over the ...
Regulators nix T-Mobile's hopes for more spectrum in upcoming auctionCNET
UPDATE 1-US FCC may cap small-business discount in airwaves auctionsReuters
FCC Chairman Wheeler Defends Status Quo, Rebuffs Attempts To Open Up ...TechCrunch
Washington Post (blog) -Bloomberg -Fortune
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Chevy Bolt testing meeting 200-mile range target - Detroit Free Press

June 25, 2015 - 3:37pm

Detroit Free Press

Chevy Bolt testing meeting 200-mile range target
Detroit Free Press
General Motors engineers say early testing of its upcoming Chevrolet Bolt EV is affirming their estimates that the car will have a range of 200 miles between chargings. The automaker has produced 55 prototypes of the all-electric vehicle at plants in Seoul, ...
GM's Chevy Bolt Outpacing Tesla in Cheaper Electric Car RaceWall Street Journal (blog)
With Jab At Tesla, GM Amps Up Chevy Bolt Promotion, TestingForbes
Mary Barra is ready for the futureThe Verge
GM Authority (blog) -Transport Evolved -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Apple removes games with Confederate flags - USA TODAY

June 25, 2015 - 3:12pm

USA TODAY

Apple removes games with Confederate flags
USA TODAY
The drive to remove the Confederate flag has now reached the virtual world. Apple announced Thursday that it would be removing apps from its App Store that it deemed offensive. "We have removed apps from the App Store that use the Confederate flag in ...
Apple remove games featuring the Confederate flag from App StoreBBC News
Report: Apple Pulls Apps That Use Confederate FlagPC Magazine
Apple removes games featuring confederate flags from App StoreEconomic Times
Sydney Morning Herald -TechCrunch
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Satya Nadella's new mission for Microsoft: help people 'achieve more' - PCWorld

June 25, 2015 - 3:08pm

PCWorld

Satya Nadella's new mission for Microsoft: help people 'achieve more'
PCWorld
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella laid out his new mission for the company in an email sent out Thursday to all employees. “Our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more,” he wrote. It's a much briefer mission ...
Microsoft has a new mission statement, and it's basically the same as its old oneArs Technica
Microsoft CEO says 'magical things' and 'tough choices' are aheadThe Verge
Microsoft's CEO rallies the troops with a new mission statementEngadget
ZDNet -Maximum PC -VentureBeat
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Apple removes games featuring confederate flags from App Store - Reuters

June 25, 2015 - 2:18pm

Reuters

Apple removes games featuring confederate flags from App Store
Reuters
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has removed several civil war games featuring Confederate flags from its App Store, some game developers said. The flags and other symbols of the Confederacy have been at the center of debate since a 21-year-old gunman, accused of ...
Apple removes Civil War games featuring Confederate flag from AppStoreSydney Morning Herald
Why Apple Removing Civil War Games From The App Store Is A MistakeForbes
Apple Pulls Civil War Games From App StoreTIME
TechCrunch -New York Daily News -Engadget
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UPDATE 1-Google starts road tests of new self-driving car prototypes - Reuters

June 25, 2015 - 1:46pm

TechCrunch

UPDATE 1-Google starts road tests of new self-driving car prototypes
Reuters
(Adds car details, accident reports). SAN FRANCISCO, June 25 (Reuters) - Google Inc said on Thursday it had started testing the latest prototypes of its self-driving cars on Mountain View, California roads, with safety drivers aboard. The prototypes will join ...
Google's adorable self-driving cars are now on public roadsThe Verge
Google's new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roadsWashington Times
Google's self-driving pod cars now on California public roadsSlashGear
LeftLane News -Automotive News
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Watch Endless GIFs All Day With Tumblr TV - Fast Company

June 25, 2015 - 1:32pm

Fast Company

Watch Endless GIFs All Day With Tumblr TV
Fast Company
Tumblr's latest GIF-tastic feature will make you all kinds of happy: Today, the blogging platform and social network introduced Tumblr TV, a portal where you can watch GIFs all day, endlessly, to your heart's content. Tumblr TV is one of the biggest rollouts the ...
New Tumblr Feature Lets You Just Watch GIFs All DayWired
Tumblr TV arrives to mesmerize you with GIFsSlashGear
Tumblr Launches “Tumblr TV,” A GIF Search Engine With A Full-Screen Viewing ...TechCrunch
The Verge -VentureBeat -TechRadar
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HBO has the most profitable iOS app - Fortune

June 25, 2015 - 1:27pm

Fortune

HBO has the most profitable iOS app
Fortune
Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about HBO during an Apple event on Monday. Photograph by Eric Risberg — AP. It only launched two months ago. Two months after its launch, HBO's TWX 1.26% new standalone streaming service seems to be bringing in a lot of ...
HBO NOW Scores With Cord Cutters – App Topped iOS Revenue Charts In May ...TechCrunch
HBO Now tops iOS revenue charts in MayL.A. Biz
HBO Now Roku Release Date: How To Watch 'Game Of Thrones' & 'True ...iDigitalTimes.com
Business Insider -9 to 5 Mac (blog)
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GM adds real-time theft alerts to OnStar - Engadget

June 25, 2015 - 11:41am

Engadget

GM adds real-time theft alerts to OnStar
Engadget
Ring! "Hello?" Car: "It's your car." You: "My what?" Car: "I've just been stolen and have alerted the authorities." Okay, that's a call nobody wants, but GM has just added a feature to its OnStar security system that does exactly that, called "theft alarm notification.
Chevrolet Adds Theft Alarm Feature: Now Your Car Can Text You If It's Being ...The Car Connection
Chevrolet adds Theft Alarm Notification to OnStarjust-auto.com (registration)
Chevy's RemoteLink updated with Proactive Alerts, Theft Alarm NotificationAndroid Community

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Facebook: Not much more diverse than last year - USA TODAY

June 25, 2015 - 11:36am

USA TODAY

Facebook: Not much more diverse than last year
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook may be the world's most popular social network but its employee ranks still look nothing like its users around the globe. That's the bottom line from the Menlo Park, Calif., company's release of its employee demographics on ...
Facebook Reports Small Gains in Diversity, Says 'More Work To Do'Wall Street Journal (blog)
Facebook's New Diversity Numbers Are Still PatheticWired
Facebook Fails To Improve Diversity Despite Rapid HiringTechCrunch
Quartz -WebProNews -Re/code
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Apple pulls Civil War games from App Store in ongoing controversy over ... - Apple Insider

June 25, 2015 - 10:13am

Apple Insider

Apple pulls Civil War games from App Store in ongoing controversy over ...
Apple Insider
Apple appears to have removed most or all content from the App Store that features a Confederate flag, even games which only feature the flag in a historical war context, it was discovered on Thursday. One of HexWar's pulled Civil War strategy games.
Apple pulls games with Confederate flag artwork from App StoreCult of Mac
Apple and Google both have Confederate flag apps in their app storesMashable

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T-Mobile offers free phone upgrades whenever you want - CNNMoney

June 25, 2015 - 9:15am

CNNMoney

T-Mobile offers free phone upgrades whenever you want
CNNMoney
T-Mobile's new plan lets customers upgrade their phones whenever they want, up to three times a year. The "Jump On Demand" program is essentially a phone leasing program. You can trade in your borrowed phone for another one as long as you keep ...
T-Mobile amps up plan to let you upgrade more oftenUSA TODAY
T-Mobile will let you upgrade your smartphone anytime you wantCNET
T-Mobile announces Jump On-Demand so you can upgrade your phone three ...VentureBeat
Engadget -The Verge -MarketWatch
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General Motors Company Joins Tesla In Introducing New Automobile Features - Business Finance News

June 25, 2015 - 9:00am

Business Finance News

General Motors Company Joins Tesla In Introducing New Automobile Features
Business Finance News
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) has joined the electric vehicle giant, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) in introducing new technology for its automobiles, as the largest US automobile company has announced it is developing a new technology, ...
Chevys to drive GM 'variable' profitThe Australian
2016 Chevrolet Cruze, Malibu To Be More Profitable Ventures For General MotorsGM Authority (blog)
GM working on over-the-air updates for future vehiclesEngadget
Reuters Canada
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This company will let you look for a new home using virtual reality - Fortune

June 25, 2015 - 8:03am

Fortune

This company will let you look for a new home using virtual reality
Fortune
Home buying and vacation planning could be a lot different in the not-too-distant future thanks to virtual reality. And Qualcomm Ventures is betting that Matterport will lead the charge. Matterport, a technology company that makes explorable 3D models of ...
Matterport raises $30M for virtual reality real estate tours and moreVentureBeat
Matterport Captures $30M To Scan Rooms Into Virtual RealityTechCrunch
Matterport Closes $30M Growth Round Led by Qualcomm to Expand Virtual ...MarketWatch

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Apple's 'Shot on iPhone 6' wins the coveted Outdoor Lion Grand Prix in Cannes - CruxialCIO

June 25, 2015 - 7:45am

CruxialCIO

Apple's 'Shot on iPhone 6' wins the coveted Outdoor Lion Grand Prix in Cannes
CruxialCIO
Cannes Lion International Festival of Creativity awarded the top prize in its Outdoor category to Apple's “World Gallery” campaign, a collection of more than 160 photographs taken by amateur and professional photographers across the world. The “World ...
Apple's 'Shot on iPhone 6' is Grand Prix winner at Cannes Lions 2015Alphr
Nexus 5 (2015) vs iPhone 6S Analogy - The Futuristic HandsetsDonklephant
New iPhone 6 Advertising Campaign From Apple Puts The Focus On Our ...Forbes
Yibada (English Edition) -Cult of Mac
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