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FCC rules 'Redskins' is not profane - The Week Magazine

December 18, 2014 - 11:09pm

The Week Magazine

FCC rules 'Redskins' is not profane
The Week Magazine
The Washington Redskins is not an indecent name, the FCC ruled Thursday. For the agency to ban profanity on the radio, it must be deemed sexual or excretory, Politico reports. George Washington University professor John Banzhaf had petitioned the ...
FCC Refuses to Strip Redskins Owner's Broadcast License Over Team NicknameHollywood Reporter
FCC Dismisses Effort to Sanction Stations That Use 'Redskins' as D.C. Team NameVariety
FCC Rejects Redskins Name ArgumentsRadio World
New York Daily News -The Virginian-Pilot -wtvr.com
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Samsung Says 'Cya' to ChatON Smartphone Messaging App - Wall Street Journal

December 18, 2014 - 11:06pm

Wall Street Journal

Samsung Says 'Cya' to ChatON Smartphone Messaging App
Wall Street Journal
A man browses a Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone at a Samsung Partnershop retail store in Hong Kong. Bloomberg News. By. Jonathan Cheng. Jonathan Cheng. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyJonathan Cheng · Jonathan.Cheng@wsj.com · @ ...

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Airwaves Auction's Risky Signal for AT&T - Wall Street Journal

December 18, 2014 - 9:49pm

Wall Street Journal

Airwaves Auction's Risky Signal for AT&T
Wall Street Journal
Proceeds from the government's auction for wireless airwaves are rising into the stratosphere, but the identity of the big spenders remains a mystery. The market appears to have its theories, though. Verizon Communications , AT&T and T-Mobile US are all ...
T-Mobile US wins FCC support in roaming price disputesTelecompaper (subscription)
Top four US wireless carriers increase control of market, review findsReuters
T-Mobile wins fight against AT&T and Verizon over data roaming chargesArs Technica

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ICANN Hit By Cyberattack - Dark Reading

December 18, 2014 - 9:32pm

ICANN Hit By Cyberattack
Dark Reading
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization responsible for managing the Internet's use of domain names, was recently compromised by a spear phishing campaign. In an alert earlier this week, ICANN said it is ...

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Google Says It's Concerned With Film Group's Regulatory Efforts - Businessweek

December 18, 2014 - 7:36pm

Variety

Google Says It's Concerned With Film Group's Regulatory Efforts
Businessweek
Google Inc. (GOOG:US) said it's concerned about reports that the Motion Picture Association of America pushed state attorneys general to pressure the company over anti-piracy efforts, based on information in hacked Sony Corp. e-mails. Steven Fabrizio ...
Google accuses Hollywood of 'trying to censor the Internet'CNET
Google Rips MPAA For Allegedly Leveraging Local Government To Revive SOPATechCrunch
Emails Show Hollywood Worked With A State Attorney General To Push Its Anti ...Huffington Post
VentureBeat -The Verge -Boston Herald
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Facebook's Popularity Among Teens Dips Again - Bloomberg

December 18, 2014 - 6:23pm

Facebook's Popularity Among Teens Dips Again
Bloomberg
Facebook Inc. (FB) is getting less and less cool, at least among teens. A report yesterday by Frank N. Magid Associates Inc. found that the portion of 13- to 17-year-old social-media users in the U.S. on Facebook slipped to 88 percent this year from 94 percent ...

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Why teens shouldn't drive old cars - ConsumerReports.org

December 18, 2014 - 5:39pm

ConsumerReports.org

Why teens shouldn't drive old cars
ConsumerReports.org
Most American teens killed in crashes were driving old cars ill-equipped to protect them, according to a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). IIHS dug into statistics from the government's Fatal Accident Reporting System (FARS) and ...
That Cheap Old Car Might Carry Deadly Cost for Teens: StudyNBCNews.com
Old cars the death of teen drivers, study saysWXYZ
Study: What Kind of Car NOT To Buy a Teen DriverTIME
Medical Xpress -SBS -KGNS.tv
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Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers' - BBC News

December 18, 2014 - 5:34pm

BBC News

Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers'
BBC News
Poor treatment of workers in Chinese factories which make Apple products has been discovered by an undercover BBC Panorama investigation. Filming on an iPhone 6 production line showed Apple's promises to protect workers were routinely broken.
BBC Attacks Apple With Familiar Allegations In Panorama Investigation Over ...Forbes
Undercover video shows alleged worker rights violations at Apple supplierApple Insider
Apple 'failing to protect Chinese factory workers,' claims reportZDNet
The Verge -Business Insider
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Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android – sources - Reuters

December 18, 2014 - 4:25pm

Reuters

Exclusive: Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android – sources
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Google Inc is laying the groundwork for a version of Android that would be built directly into cars, sources said, allowing drivers to enjoy all the benefits of the Internet without even plugging in their smartphones.
Google 'to put Android directly into cars'Telegraph.co.uk
Google aims to build Android into cars, say sourcesThe Australian Financial Review
Next Version Of Android Reportedly Built With Cars In MindJalopnik
TechRadar -Re/code -Android Headlines - Android News
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How Microsoft redesigned the Surface Pro for the NFL - Engadget

December 18, 2014 - 4:02pm

Engadget

How Microsoft redesigned the Surface Pro for the NFL
Engadget
Earlier this year, Microsoft revealed its plans to take over NFL sidelines. How so? With a partnership with the National Football League, a collaboration reportedly valued at $400 million -- though neither party ever confirmed this. Powered by the Surface Pro 2, ...
Amazon is offering the Surface Pro 3 for $100 off + $100 gift card for a limited timeNeowin
Amazon bumps up Surface Pro 3 price by $100, then offers $100 discount and ...WinBeta
Microsoft's Surface Pro Mini Release Date Rumors: To Debut with Windows 10News Every day
Design & Trend -Modern Readers -Gospel Herald
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Google Maps Now Has Virtual Reality Support - ValueWalk

December 18, 2014 - 3:56pm

ValueWalk

Google Maps Now Has Virtual Reality Support
ValueWalk
Google Maps now has virtual reality support with Google Cardboard. The latter a nifty piece of cardboard that works with Android phones to create a virtual experience. Users can purchase a pre-made version or make their own. One of Google Inc ...

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The 'grinch' isn't a Linux vulnerability, Red Hat says - PCWorld

December 18, 2014 - 3:40pm

The 'grinch' isn't a Linux vulnerability, Red Hat says
PCWorld
The “grinch” Linux vulnerability that Alert Logic raised alarms about Tuesday is not a vulnerability at all, according to Red Hat. “This report incorrectly classifies expected behavior as a security issue,” said a Red Hat bulletin issued Wednesday, responding to ...
Oh, the Who-manity: 'Grinch' security bug wreaks havoc on LinuxDigital Trends
The Grinch That Tried to Exploit LinuxeWeek

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Jawbone's next fitness tracker delayed until 2015 - Mashable

December 18, 2014 - 2:59pm

Mashable

Jawbone's next fitness tracker delayed until 2015
Mashable
If the Jawbone UP3 fitness tracker was on your holiday wish list, here's some bad news: you're not getting one anytime too soon. The company confirmed to Mashable on Thursday that availability for the newly-announced Jawbone UP3 ($179) has been ...
Jawbone UP3 Likely Won't Ship In Time For Christmas After AllTechCrunch
No fitness for Christmas: Jawbone delays UP3 until 2015Macworld
The Jawbone UP3 fitness tracker won't be under your Christmas treeAppAdvice
Ubergizmo (blog) -SlashGear
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The Steam Holiday Sale is Now Live - Gamer Headlines

December 18, 2014 - 2:25pm

Gamer Headlines

The Steam Holiday Sale is Now Live
Gamer Headlines
The winter sale is live from now until January 2nd at 10am PST, with sales rotating in and out during the holiday sale duration. The current sale offerings are applicable until roughly two days from now, at the time of this writing. Some of the current offers ...

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Cadillac virtual mirror improves vision - CNET

December 18, 2014 - 2:10pm

CNET

Cadillac virtual mirror improves vision
CNET
Cadillac announces today that its new CT6 model, due out next year, will incorporate a virtual rearview mirror, increasing rear visibility by 300 percent. by Wayne Cunningham · @way4ne; December 18, 2014 12:01 PM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.
Cadillac To Debut New High Tech, High Vision Rear-View MirrorCBS Local
Cadillac will offer streaming rearview video on 2016 CT6Detroit Free Press
Cadillac says CT6 rearview mirror will have high-res videoAutomotive News
CNBC -eGMCarTech
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Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app - PCWorld

December 18, 2014 - 1:36pm

PCWorld

Messaging app Line buys Microsoft's MixRadio music-streaming app
PCWorld
Line, the messaging app from Japan, has acquired MixRadio, the free music-streaming service Microsoft gained through its Nokia acquisition, the companies announced Thursday. The deal gives Line, already popular with 170 million monthly active users, ...
Naver's Line Messaging App to Buy Microsoft's MixRadioBloomberg
Messaging Firm Line Buys Microsoft's MixRadio To Take Its Focus On Music ...TechCrunch
Messaging giant Line buys Microsoft-owned music streaming app MixRadioVentureBeat
SlashGear -PhoneDog -hypebot.com
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Steam Winter Sale 2014 Pick of the Day - GameSpot

December 18, 2014 - 12:56pm

High-Def Digest

Steam Winter Sale 2014 Pick of the Day
GameSpot
It's that time of the year when any leftover money you've got after buying gifts, arranging holiday travel, and donating to worthwhile causes is going to go PC games. The Steam Winter sale kicks off today, and we'll be updating this story every day with what we ...
Give yourself a present (or twenty): Steam's Holiday Sale is herePCWorld
Steam Holiday Sale 2014 Starts Now, Goes Until January 2Tech Times
The 2014 Steam Holiday Sale has arrived! Here are the day one salesGameZone
PC Gamer -Game Revolution -Gamereactor UK
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Apple CEO Tim Cook funds gay-rights initiative in Alabama - Tri-Valley Herald

December 18, 2014 - 12:21pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook funds gay-rights initiative in Alabama
Tri-Valley Herald
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Apple chief executive Tim Cook, the first openly gay CEO of a Fortune 500 company, is donating money to help fund a gay rights initiative in his native Alabama and two other Southern states, organizers said Thursday. The amount of ...

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Google Maps sneaks virtual reality Easter egg into Street View - PCWorld

December 18, 2014 - 11:38am

PCWorld

Google Maps sneaks virtual reality Easter egg into Street View
PCWorld
When Google announced Cardboard at its I/O conference, it seemed like a one-time party trick: You pair an Android phone with Google's cheap viewer to experience virtual reality—an accessible first taste for anyone who hasn't been able to get their heads ...
Google Maps Gets Virtual Reality SupportTom's Guide
Google Maps for Android has a VR mode, thanks to Google CardboardGigaom
Android users can view Google Street View in virtual realityShiny Shiny
9 to 5 Google
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Hands-on: Coffee for Android Wear lets you text from your wrist without talking - PCWorld

December 18, 2014 - 11:23am

PCWorld

Hands-on: Coffee for Android Wear lets you text from your wrist without talking
PCWorld
A new Android Wear app called Coffee has a clever solution for texting in a crowded room. Instead of relying solely on voice for text messaging, Coffee presents branching conversation options on common topics. For instance, you can ask your spouse what's ...
Coffee Messenger For Android Wear Lets You Text Without TalkingAndroid Headlines - Android News
Awear Launches "Coffee Messenger" the First Touch-Based Smart Messaging ...MarketWatch
Monitor your home straight from you Android Wear watchITProPortal
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