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Google Drive Gets New Features - Top Tech News

December 18, 2014 - 2:10am

Top Tech News

Google Drive Gets New Features
Top Tech News
A bunch of new updates to Google Drive should help enterprises ring in the New Year with more flexibility. The updates include changes to the iOS and Android Drive apps and change the way Gmail works with document attachments from Drive. They also ...

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Microsoft's Xim app now lets you share smartphone photos on bigger screens - Engadget

December 18, 2014 - 12:35am

JBG News

Microsoft's Xim app now lets you share smartphone photos on bigger screens
Engadget
Microsoft Research's Xim app for sharing photos can now beam slideshows on screens bigger than phones and tablets through streaming devices. Just log into the wireless network all your other devices are connected to and it will automatically detect any ...
Microsoft updates Xim photo-sharing app with support for Apple TV, Chromecast ...GeekWire
Microsoft's incredible photo sharing app gains Apple TV supportCult of Mac
Microsoft Xim App Brings Photo Sharing To Media Streaming DevicesUbergizmo (blog)

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Twitter and Foursquare partner up to provide location data to tweets - Bio & Tech Insights

December 18, 2014 - 12:14am

CNET

Twitter and Foursquare partner up to provide location data to tweets
Bio & Tech Insights
Microblogging platform Twitter has partnered up with Foursquare in order to provide better location-based data to tweets, an endeavor that could result in location-targeted advertising. While priding itself on its ability to share information and data in an ...
Twitter, Foursquare teams up to integrate location data in Tweets, ReportInferse
Twitter, Foursquare To Partner On Location&Based Features: ReportFast Company
Twitter Expected To Partner With FoursquareMediaPost Communications
PC-Tablet -PC Magazine -Ausdroid
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Hackers Entered Multiple ICANN Databases - Nextgov

December 17, 2014 - 11:29pm

Business Recorder

Hackers Entered Multiple ICANN Databases
Nextgov
Parts of the Internet's address system were successfully opened by spearphishers, who spoofed Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers staff email addresses to send other ICANN employees credential-stealing messages. The nonprofit ...
Hackers Trick Way Into Icann ComputersNDTV
Congress blocks ICANN transition. Good.ZDNet

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Steve Jobs video in iPod lawsuit to stay under wraps, judge rules - CNET

December 17, 2014 - 9:11pm

CNET

Steve Jobs video in iPod lawsuit to stay under wraps, judge rules
CNET
After weeks of back-and-forth argument, the judge in the now-settled iPod antitrust suit says never-before-seen footage of the late Apple CEO won't be made available to the public. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; 18 December 2014, 10:23 am AEDT. comments. 0.
Judge: No Steve Jobs for youComputerworld
Judge bars dead Steve Jobs from appearing on TV news FROM BEYOND THE ...The Register
Judge denies request to release Steve Jobs trial videoCNNMoney
AppAdvice -The Verge -Mac Rumors
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LG to launch next version of WebOS for smart TVs at CES - Mashable

December 17, 2014 - 8:05pm

PhoneDog

LG to launch next version of WebOS for smart TVs at CES
Mashable
The company plans to launch the next version of its smart TV platform at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show. See also: LG is about to take TVs to the next level with quantum dots. If you remember, WebOS is the mobile operating system created by ...
Chasing Roku & Google, LG Announces webOS 2.0 Smart TVsTom's Guide
LG webOS 2.0 for Smart TV brings the speedSlashGear
LG webOS 2.0 TV software detailed, will be shown off at CES 2015PhoneDog
Engadget -TechRadar -Gizmodo
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Google Inbox Supports Android Wear - I Know Today

December 17, 2014 - 7:14pm

I Know Today

Google Inbox Supports Android Wear
I Know Today
Google Inbox is Google's attempt at streamlining the whole email thing which, so far, has been available to people on an invitation only basis over the past couple of months. Since Google has offered several rounds of invitations, there's probably a good ...
Google Rolls Out Update For Inbox Adding Support For Android WearTechtree.com
Google Drive Updates Android And iOS AppsUbergizmo (blog)
Inbox by Gmail now fully supports Android WearPhandroid.com
CIO Today -Gizmodo
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Steve Jobs video in iPod antitrust suit stays under wraps, judge rules - CNET

December 17, 2014 - 5:32pm

CNET

Steve Jobs video in iPod antitrust suit stays under wraps, judge rules
CNET
After weeks of back-and-forth argument, an Oakland, California judge in the now-settled iPod antitrust suit says never-before-seen footage of the late Apple CEO won't be made available to the public. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; December 17, 2014 3:23 PM ...
Judge Rules Steve Jobs Deposition Video Will Not See Public ReleaseMac Rumors
Asia Corporate WatchNasdaq
Apple wins S$1.3b iPod antitrust lawsuitTODAYonline
NewsFactor Network
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North Korea behind Sony hack: U.S. Officials - KVOA Tucson News

December 17, 2014 - 5:31pm

ABC News

North Korea behind Sony hack: U.S. Officials
KVOA Tucson News
U.S. officials now say they believe North Korea was behind the computer hacking attack on... Read Story › · Obama to announce historic overhaul of relations; Cuba releases American · McSally wins Arizona House seat after recount · View All News › ...
Report: North Korea May Be Behind Sony Pictures Hack After All (Update)Gizmodo
Sony Pictures Wasn't the First. Why It Won't Be the Last.Slate Magazine
Sony Hack Believed to Be Routed Through Infected Computers OverseasKABC

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Amazon pushes a big update to its Fire Phone, but no one really cares - 9 to 5 Google

December 17, 2014 - 5:27pm

9 to 5 Google

Amazon pushes a big update to its Fire Phone, but no one really cares
9 to 5 Google
Amazon's Fire Phone, announced in June, was a flop to say the least. Offering hardly anything that wasn't already on the market, the device launched at a price of $199 on contract (and AT&T-only, to boot), but very soon became basically free (and $199 ...

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Uber plans tighter screening for drivers - Reuters

December 17, 2014 - 5:26pm

Reuters

Uber plans tighter screening for drivers
Reuters
(Reuters) - Online taxi service Uber Technologies Inc, one of whose driver was accused of rape in New Delhi, said it would add new methods to verify drivers' credentials and make its service safer. Uber has started research and development on biometrics ...
Uber envisions a safer ride in 2015PCWorld
Uber plans to use biometrics and 'scientific analysis' to screen driversLos Angeles Times
Uber explores using biometrics and lie detectors to screen driversEngadget
Mashable -Forbes -Fortune
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Note Edge camera - SlashGear

December 17, 2014 - 5:02pm

SlashGear

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Note Edge camera
SlashGear
When we first saw the Galaxy Note 4 at a Samsung conference earlier this year, Samsung also showed us the Galaxy Note Edge. At that time, it wasn't entirely apparent - they're said to come with the same cameras. Since then, we've put them to the test.

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Forensic software gets around iCloud security features - Reseller News

December 17, 2014 - 4:33pm

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features
Reseller News
A Russian software company has updated its forensic software to work-around the security features Apple recently added to iCloud and increased what information can be extracted from the cloud storage service. Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker software now ...

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Forensic software gets around iCloud security features - ITworld.com

December 17, 2014 - 4:32pm

Forensic software gets around iCloud security features
ITworld.com
A Russian software company has updated its forensic software to work-around the security features Apple recently added to iCloud and increased what information can be extracted from the cloud storage service. Elcomsoft's Phone Breaker software now ...

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ST's Digital Life picks the best gadgets and games in 2014 - The Straits Times

December 17, 2014 - 4:10pm

ST's Digital Life picks the best gadgets and games in 2014
The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - The year 2014 saw several blockbuster devices and games hit the market, but only a few shined through as the brightest. In the smartphone range, there was Apple's bigger iPhone 6 Plus. Then there was Samsung's new Galaxy Note that came ...

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IBM says cloud business enjoying 'breakthrough year' - Reuters

December 17, 2014 - 3:05pm

Reuters

IBM says cloud business enjoying 'breakthrough year'
Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - IBM aims to expand the number of data centers it offers clients around the world by 25 percent to meet fast-rising demand for internet-based services, after what a company executive said has been a "breakthrough year" in 2014 for its ...
IBM Transforms National Express Customer ExperienceMarketWatch
IBM Cloud Closes The Year With A Bang--More Data Centers, More CustomersForbes
Microsoft and IBM keep the pressure on Amazon's cloudNetwork World
Data Center Knowledge -CNNMoney
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Google may (or may not) release Android 5.1 soon, but either way the OS needs ... - PCWorld

December 17, 2014 - 2:13pm

PCWorld

Google may (or may not) release Android 5.1 soon, but either way the OS needs ...
PCWorld
Apparently, Google isn't done updating Lollipop. Citing two unnamed but “trusted” sources, AndroidPIT alleges that Google will push a major software update in the new year. One of the two sources says the release is targeted for late February. The report ...
Android 5.1 update due in early 2015, report claimsCNET

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Plex App Now Available On Sony's PS4 - Tom's Hardware

December 17, 2014 - 2:00pm

Crave Online

Plex App Now Available On Sony's PS4
Tom's Hardware
Today, Plex released the PS4 version of its Plex app, otherwise known as Plex Home Theater. If you've ever heard of Plex, chances are that you're also using it. Plex offers a system to organize your media library and present it in a very fancy fashion. You can ...
PlayStation 4 finally gets Plex, and a whole world of streamingEngadget
Plex arrives on PS3 and PS4 to allow media streaming from PCTrustedReviews
Plex Arrives on PS4 and PS3 in Europe, Coming to North America SoonCrave Online
IntoMobile (blog) -TekRevue -Ubergizmo (blog)
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Netflix Comes To DISH PayTV SatBroadcasting™ Endeavors - SatNews Publishers

December 17, 2014 - 1:53pm

SatNews Publishers

Netflix Comes To DISH PayTV SatBroadcasting™ Endeavors
SatNews Publishers
[SatNews] DISH has become the first major payTV provider in the U.S. to integrate the Netflix app into its set-top box (STB). Available on DISH's second-generation Hopper, the app gives customers the ability to instantly stream Netflix movies and TV shows, ...

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Dish Becomes First Major Pay-TV Provider to Integrate Netflix Into Boxes - TheWrap

December 17, 2014 - 1:31pm

TheWrap

Dish Becomes First Major Pay-TV Provider to Integrate Netflix Into Boxes
TheWrap
Dish Network is the new service where you can watch the hit Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.” Dish on Wednesday became the first major pay-TV provider in the United States to integrate the streaming services app into its set-top box. Also Read: ...

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