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Surface Pro 3 isn't overheating but still needs a software fix - Computerworld

August 27, 2014 - 5:59am

Surface Pro 3 isn't overheating but still needs a software fix
Computerworld
Microsoft said Tuesday it will issue an update for Surface Pro 3 tablets, a small number of which show an error indicating a temperature problem. Users have complained that the company's latest tablet gets too hot to touch and its fan occasionally becomes ...

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HTC's Desire 510 Launched; Brings 4G To The Masses - Techtree.com

August 27, 2014 - 5:10am

Techtree.com

HTC's Desire 510 Launched; Brings 4G To The Masses
Techtree.com
HTC seems to be a little too focused on delivering handsets in the mid range these days. It recently launched the Desire 310 which was closely followed by the launch of the Desire 516 and later the Desire 616. Now the company has finally announced ...
HTC Desire 510 affordable 64-bit 4G phone announcedTrustedReviews

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IDC: Server refresh cycle propels industry forward in Q2 - ZDNet

August 27, 2014 - 3:41am

IDC: Server refresh cycle propels industry forward in Q2
ZDNet
Screen Shot 2014-08-27 at 08.06.52 Credit: Dell. The worldwide server market increased 2.5 percent year-over-year to $12.6 billion in the second quarter as businesses undertake server refreshment. According to research firm IDC, server unit shipments also ...
Server sales have turned a corner, IDC saysPC Advisor

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Spotify shows Windows Phone love, goes free on the platform - ITProPortal

August 27, 2014 - 1:32am

Spotify shows Windows Phone love, goes free on the platform
ITProPortal
While Windows Phone gets a lot of attention for what it doesn't have, the Microsoft mobile platform is slowly making progress. Now it is scoring a major win, and getting on par with rivals, as Spotify announces it will be going free for Windows Phones. The new ...

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Intel Unveils Small Modem Aimed at IoT Devices - eWeek

August 26, 2014 - 10:29pm

eWeek

Intel Unveils Small Modem Aimed at IoT Devices
eWeek
The XMM 6255, which is smaller than a penny, is the latest move by Intel in its effort to become a major player in the burgeoning Internet of things. Intel has built a tiny 3G modem designed for the massive numbers of small devices that will be part of the ...
Intel reveals world's smallest wireless modem for the Internet of thingsVentureBeat
Intel Announces XMM6255: The World's Smallest Standalone 3G ModemAnandTech
Intel unveils world's smallest 3G modem for IoT devicesTelecompaper (subscription)
Citifmonline -Inquirer
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Mario Kart 8 DLC Adds Zelda And Animal Crossing Crossover Characters - Siliconera

August 26, 2014 - 9:56pm

Mario Kart 8 DLC Adds Zelda And Animal Crossing Crossover Characters
Siliconera
Link from the Legend of Zelda series is joining Mario Kart 8 as a downloadable crossover character. In November, Nintendo will release a Legend of Zelda X Mario Kart 8 DLC pack that adds Tanooki Mario, Cat Peach, and Link plus four vehicles and eight ...

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Lizard Squad: Who Is the Group Claiming Responsibility for High Profile Hacks? - ABC News

August 26, 2014 - 9:54pm

ABC News

Lizard Squad: Who Is the Group Claiming Responsibility for High Profile Hacks?
ABC News
Catch them if you can. The mysterious hacker of hacking collective known as "Lizard Squad" has taken responsibility for a number of cyber-attacks that have briefly knocked high-profile sites offline. Lizard Squad is vocal, taunting and a bit obnoxious on Twitter ...

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG - CNET

August 26, 2014 - 8:46pm

Business Insider

Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG
CNET
In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge. by Dara Kerr · @darakerr; August 26, 2014 6:20 PM PDT. comments. 0.
Uber's Recruiting Tactics Are Sneaky But EthicalForbes
Uber sleazy: Should VC firms invest in unethical startups?ZDNet
Day Around The Bay: Uber ExposedSFist
Boston.com -In The Capital -NBCNews.com
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Why Amazon Is Paying $970 Million for Twitch, in One Chart - Bloomberg

August 26, 2014 - 8:37pm

Why Amazon Is Paying $970 Million for Twitch, in One Chart
Bloomberg
You may be surprised to learn that people post videos online of themselves playing video games. You may be even more surprised to learn people actually watch these videos, and Amazon.com is paying $970 million for Twitch, the website that hosts them.

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Instagram releases app with another app's name again - SFGate

August 26, 2014 - 7:46pm

Instagram releases app with another app's name again
SFGate
Instagram is developing a track record for coming up with app names that aren't original. Tuesday, the company unveiled Hyperlapse, which lets users take video and play it back up to 12 times faster. The app has caused concern for developer Jeroen van ...

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'Google-like' search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight - Fox News

August 26, 2014 - 6:22pm

'Google-like' search engine puts NSA snooping back in the spotlight
Fox News
The National Security Agency's surveillance machinery is again in the spotlight after a media report claimed that it is secretly providing data to almost two dozen U.S. government agencies via a powerful “Google-like” search engine. Details of the search ...

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AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega - Reuters

August 26, 2014 - 6:16pm

Reuters

AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former chief executive of the company's wireless segment, a spokesman for AT&T said on Tuesday. The announcement comes as ...
AT&T Shifts Around CEO's, Appointing Glenn Lurie As New CEO Of AT&T MobilityAndroid Headlines - Android News
AT&T Promotes De La Vega to Unit Head, Lure to Mobile CEOBloomberg
AT&T Mobility Names a New Chief ExecutiveNew York Times (blog)
CNET -Wireless Week -Jutia Group
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Review: 'Madden NFL 15' gets storied franchise back in win column - San Jose Mercury News

August 26, 2014 - 5:19pm

Review: 'Madden NFL 15' gets storied franchise back in win column
San Jose Mercury News
One of the biggest complaints about the "Madden NFL" series is that over the years it's gotten too complex. With the pressure to tweak the series annually, the football franchise has added and discarded features so often that it feels as though fans need a ...

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Hewlett-Packard, VMware Team Up to Deploy SDN Infrastructure - Zacks.com

August 26, 2014 - 5:09pm

CNNMoney

Hewlett-Packard, VMware Team Up to Deploy SDN Infrastructure
Zacks.com
Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ - Analyst Report) and VMware, Inc. (VMW - Snapshot Report) recently joined forces to deploy software-defined networking (SDN) aided infrastructure to deliver enhanced performance for networking customers. Through this ...
HP pulls plug on faulty power cordsSooToday.com
HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn riskPCWorld
UPDATE 1-Hewlett-Packard recalls 6 million power cords over fire hazardReuters
Salt Lake Tribune
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Mario Kart 8 DLC revealed, Link, Cat Peach, and Tanooki Mario with 8 courses ... - Neoseeker

August 26, 2014 - 4:57pm

Neoseeker

Mario Kart 8 DLC revealed, Link, Cat Peach, and Tanooki Mario with 8 courses ...
Neoseeker
In a surprise leak via the official online Nintendo Store in the UK, two Mario Kart 8 DLC packs have been revealed. Each pack, titled quite timidly the Mario Kart 8 Pack 1 and Pack 2, will feature three new playable characters, four vehicles, and two new cups ...
Mario Kart 8 to Receive New Kart Customizations, New Courses, Link, and MoreGame Revolution
New Tracks, Characters and Karts Coming To Mario Kart 8 This NovemberTechnoBuffalo
Mario Kart 8 DLC will add Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing charactersShacknews

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iPhone 6 Render Images Unveiled By Designer Martin Hajek: Take A Sneak ... - Design & Trend

August 26, 2014 - 1:13pm

Design & Trend

iPhone 6 Render Images Unveiled By Designer Martin Hajek: Take A Sneak ...
Design & Trend
(Photo : Twitter/TechWorldHub) New images created by designer Martin Hajek show the rumored iPhone 6 vs. the new metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha. Although there have been various leaks showing off the alleged iPhone 6, we really can't be sure they are ...

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iPhone 6 release date 'confirmed' by leaked picture - Telegraph.co.uk

August 26, 2014 - 1:02pm

Telegraph.co.uk

iPhone 6 release date 'confirmed' by leaked picture
Telegraph.co.uk
... • iPhone 6 rumours: everything you need to know. The iPhone 6's release date has appeared to be confirmed as an image of what a French site claims is its promotional artwork has emerged online. Steve Hemmerstoffer, editor of French Apple fansite ...
INFOGRAPHIC: Crazy pent-up iPhone 6 demandComputerworld
Disputed Apple iPhone 6 Quick Start Guide Leaks, Source Claims 128GB ModelForbes
iPhone 6 Render Images Unveiled By Designer Martin Hajek: Take A Sneak ...Design & Trend
SlashGear -UPI.com -Uproxx
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Google fixes image search after 'car crash' bug - ZDNet

August 26, 2014 - 12:41pm

ZDNet

Google fixes image search after 'car crash' bug
ZDNet
google-search Even "Hello Kitty" isn't immune from the car crash cache bug. (Image: ZDNet/CBS Interactive). If Google Images is throwing up some interesting, albeit perhaps worrying results for you, you're not alone. Early on Tuesday, numerous reports ...
Image snafu appears in Google searchFox News
Google Images Bug: Results Replaced With Russian Car Crash PhotoInvestorplace.com
Has Google Images Been Hacked To Show A Russian Car Crash?Jalopnik
Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering - PCWorld

August 26, 2014 - 12:31pm

VentureBeat

Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering
PCWorld
To beef up its cloud platform with more specialized packages, Google is acquiring Zync for its large scale rendering service for movie special effects, called Zync Render. Google plans to offer the Zync service on its Google Cloud Platform, where it can be ...
Google Acquires Video and Special-Effects Startup ZyncWall Street Journal
Google Gets Serious About Its Cloud Platform--Targets VerticalsForbes
Google Buys Visual-Effects Company Zync to Boost Cloud PlatformBusinessweek
Gigaom -VentureBeat -TechCrunch
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Hackers Target Gaming Networks - PC Magazine

August 26, 2014 - 12:04pm

Hackers Target Gaming Networks
PC Magazine
Hacker collective Lizard Squad on Sunday targeted the PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, Battle.net, and more. 0shares. PlayStation Network. Several major gaming networks were taken offline this weekend thanks to the efforts of hackers known as Lizard ...

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