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Android gains share, iOS falls in 2014 smartphone OS market - PCWorld

February 24, 2015 - 5:32pm

PCWorld

Android gains share, iOS falls in 2014 smartphone OS market
PCWorld
Android and iOS increased their combined share of the global mobile OS market in 2014, running on 96.3 percent of all smartphones. That's up from their 93.8 percent share in 2013, IDC said Tuesday. Android increased its share of the smartphone OS market ...

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Homeworld Remastered review: There's no place like Home(world) - PCWorld

February 24, 2015 - 5:00pm

Just Push Start

Homeworld Remastered review: There's no place like Home(world)
PCWorld
Apparently 2015 is the year the PC gets serious about the HD remake craze. Resident Evil, Grim Fandango, Homeworld—it's only February and already three of the most notorious games in history have shown up in my Steam library, spruced up and ready for ...
Homeworld Remastered Collection ReviewIGN
Homeworld Remastered puts you in command of the most stunning space ...The Verge
Homeworld Remastered launch trailer is surprisingly danceablePC Gamer

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Basically Nobody Uses Anything Other Than iPhone or Android - Fortune

February 24, 2015 - 3:00pm

Fortune

Basically Nobody Uses Anything Other Than iPhone or Android
Fortune
The smartphone competition really isn't much of a competition, it turns out. A new report from market research firm IDC says more than 96% of smartphone users own a device running either Android or Apple's iOS operating systems. Here's a chart showing ...
iOS, Android dominate smartphone market with 96% combined stakeApple Insider
IDC: Android, iOS tighten smartphone gripUSA TODAY
Latest IDC Figures Show Android Continued Dominance In Q4 And 2014 As A ...Android Headlines - Android News
Latin Post -Phys.Org -StreetInsider.com
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IBM brings location awareness to MobileFirst apps - PCWorld

February 24, 2015 - 2:47pm

Computerworld

IBM brings location awareness to MobileFirst apps
PCWorld
Enterprise apps built with IBM's MobileFirst management and development platform can now be made more aware of their surroundings. The new capabilities, included in an upcoming MobileFirst update, could give app users more information about their ...
IBM Expands Scope of MobileFirst PlatformIT Business Edge (blog)
Stock Update (NYSE:IBM): IBM Helps Enterprises Accelerate Mobile Strategies ...Jutia Group
IBM Helps Enterprises Accelerate Mobile Strategies with the New IBM ...MarketWatch

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GTA V for PC Delayed Again - PC Magazine

February 24, 2015 - 2:24pm

GTA V for PC Delayed Again
PC Magazine
Patiently waiting for the PC version of Grand Theft Auto V? Don't hold your breath. The game was supposed to launch on March 24, but Rockstar has announced it is pushing back the release for another month, until April 14. Meanwhile, Heists for GTA Online ...

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Reddit Cracks Down on Posting Nude Pics - New York Times

February 24, 2015 - 2:03pm

New York Times

Reddit Cracks Down on Posting Nude Pics
New York Times
NEW YORK — Social-networking and news site Reddit says it will remove photos, videos and links with explicit content if the person in the image hasn't given permission for it to be posted. The move marks a shift for the online venue, which has had a ...
Reddit cracks down on nude images, 6 months after celebrity photo hackMashable
Reddit Restricts Nude Photos After Celebrity Hacking ScandalTIME
12 Questions For Reddit On Its New Policy For Stolen Nudes And Revenge PornBuzzFeed News

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Looks like Activision is getting the Guitar Hero band back together - Play.tm

February 24, 2015 - 1:40pm

Entertainment Weekly

Looks like Activision is getting the Guitar Hero band back together
Play.tm
It looks like Activision is planning to bring back the Guitar Hero series some time this year, plastic guitar controllers and all. We have to rewind back almost five years to the last Guitar Hero game which was Warriors Of Rock. This was followed by news in 2011 ...
New Guitar Hero Release Date Rumored For 2015; Reveal Coming At E3, Says ...iDigitalTimes.com
New Guitar Hero Reportedly Coming to PS4 and Xbox OneIGN
Guitar Hero title in development for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One; announcement ...GamerCenterOnline
Attack of the Fanboy
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In major shift, Reddit cracks down on stolen nudes and revenge porn - The Verge

February 24, 2015 - 12:36pm

In major shift, Reddit cracks down on stolen nudes and revenge porn
The Verge
After years of taking a hands-off approach to nude photos posted without their subjects' permission, Reddit today put new restrictions on explicit content. Beginning March 10th, Reddit users can no longer post nude photos or pictures of sex acts without ...

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US automakers improve in Consumer Reports annual rankings - Fox News

February 24, 2015 - 12:34pm

Fox News

US automakers improve in Consumer Reports annual rankings
Fox News
Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine's annual brand report cards. U.S. automakers also placed three vehicles on the magazine's list of "top picks" for vehicles, the first time that's happened in 17 ...
Consumer Reports best cars by vehicle typeUSA TODAY
Buick (Yes, Buick) Cracks Top Auto Brands RankingNBCNews.com
American Brands Show Improvement In Latest Consumer Reports RankingsCBS Local
San Francisco Chronicle -Bloomberg -Washington Post
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AMD Unveils 'Carrizo' Laptop Chips - PC Magazine

February 24, 2015 - 11:20am

Forbes

AMD Unveils 'Carrizo' Laptop Chips
PC Magazine
SAN FRANCISCO—Advanced Micro Devices on Monday unveiled a new processor line for laptops and all-in-one desktops dubbed Carrizo which promises a 40 percent gain in CPU energy efficiency over its predecessor. AMD, disclosing architecture details ...
AMD Details Carrizo Architecture, Promises Big Gains in Battery LifeMaximum PC
AMD Carrizo APU With Excavator Core Architecture Targets Higher Efficiency ...Hot Hardware
AMD at ISSCC 2015: Carrizo and Excavator DetailsAnandTech
TechRadar
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'Love What You Do': Tim Cook Honors Steve Jobs' Birthday - NBCNews.com

February 24, 2015 - 10:26am

9 to 5 Mac

'Love What You Do': Tim Cook Honors Steve Jobs' Birthday
NBCNews.com
Apple CEO Tim Cook honored Steve Jobs via a tweet on Tuesday, which would have been the late Apple co-founders's 60th birthday. Jobs, who co-founded Apple in 1976 with Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne, died of pancreatic cancer in October of 2011.
Remembering Steve Jobs, who would be 60 todayComputerworld
Tim Cook Commemorates Steve Jobs' 60th Birthday: 'Love What You Do'Mac Rumors
Remembering Steve Jobs on what would have been his 60th birthdayAppAdvice
International Business Times -Cult of Mac
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Google to Warn You Before You Visit Sites With Harmful Content - PC Magazine

February 24, 2015 - 10:05am

NDTV

Google to Warn You Before You Visit Sites With Harmful Content
PC Magazine
Google's Chrome Web browser will now warn you before you visit a site that encourages you to download nefarious programs that make undesirable changes to your computer or interfere with your online experience. When you're about to visit one of these ...
Chrome security update warns against sneaky software downloads as well as ...PCWorld
Google Now Warns You Before You Visit Sites That Contain Harmful DownloadsSearch Engine Land
Google Chrome to Show Red Flags for Sites Containing Harmful ProgramsNDTV
Search Engine Roundtable -Computerworld -The Register
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New 'Pebble Time' Smartwatch Hits Kickstarter - PC Magazine

February 24, 2015 - 9:59am

Wired

New 'Pebble Time' Smartwatch Hits Kickstarter
PC Magazine
Pebble is returning to its roots today with the Kickstarter launch of its new Pebble Time smartwatch. The next-gen wristwatch features a new color e-paper display and microphone, as well as a thinner, curved design. Like its predecessors (the Pebble and ...
Pebble unveils Pebble Time smartwatchUSA TODAY
Pebble's new Kickstarter raises $1 million in record timeMashable
Pebble Time raises $1 million on Kickstarter in just over a half hourThe Verge
Fast Company -Engadget -BBC News
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Google may have accidentally revealed it's making a new version of its gorgeous ... - Businessinsider India

February 24, 2015 - 8:37am

Businessinsider India

Google may have accidentally revealed it's making a new version of its gorgeous ...
Businessinsider India
It looks like Google plans to release a new version of its Chromebook Pixel in the near future. The company published a video to YouTube in which Renee Niemi, Google's global business lead for Chrome, Android for Work and Education, confirmed that a ...

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Apple may give Genius Bar major overhaul - Gant Daily

February 24, 2015 - 7:45am

Apple may give Genius Bar major overhaul
Gant Daily
Starting on March 9, help desk appointments at Apple Stores will be triaged based on the urgency of a customer's problem, according to 9to5Mac, a website with detailed coverage of the company. A broken iPhone screen would likely take precedence over ...

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Many attackers lurk undetected for months, then pounce, study finds - PCWorld

February 24, 2015 - 7:23am

TechCrunch

Many attackers lurk undetected for months, then pounce, study finds
PCWorld
Attackers who penetrate company networks often pose as legitimate users for long periods of time, causing lengthy delays before victims figure out they've been hacked. FireEye's Mandiant forensics service found that it took a median of 205 days for an ...
Milpitas-based FireEye mans the front line in fight against cyberattacksSan Jose Mercury News
Hackers impersonating IT staff popular tactic in data breaches, FireEye findsZDNet
Business Services, Retail Saw The Most Online Security Breaches In 2014 ...TechCrunch
CNNMoney -Inquirer -The Register
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Valve showing off new Steam Machines and VR Hardware at GDC in March - JBG News

February 24, 2015 - 7:14am

JBG News

Valve showing off new Steam Machines and VR Hardware at GDC in March
JBG News
Valve is preparing to announce its Steam Machines, the final version of the Steam controller and a previously-unannounced virtual reality hardware titled SteamVR at the upcoming Game Developers Conference which will take place between March 2nd and ...

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With the SteamVR Valve hops onto the VR bandwagon - I4U News

February 24, 2015 - 6:08am

I4U News

With the SteamVR Valve hops onto the VR bandwagon
I4U News
Valve is stepping up its virtual reality game a notch further. The Valve Software is widely recognized for its online game marketplace Steam and now it's going from selling its virtual worlds to helping the game makers in their creation. During its announcement ...

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Android One handsets start receiving Lollipop update in India - BetaNews

February 24, 2015 - 5:57am

BetaNews

Android One handsets start receiving Lollipop update in India
BetaNews
Google has finally begun to seed out Android Lollipop, the latest update to its mobile operating system, to Android One handsets in India. In a post on Google+, the Android maker notes that all the three Android One handsets in the country -- Karbonn Sparkle ...
Android One phones now receiving Lollipop update in IndiaIndia Today
Google starts rolling out Android Lollipop for Android One smartphones in IndiaTechOne3
Android Lollipop 5.1 Update: Software To Launch On March 2015 Likely As New ...KDramaStars
Tech2 -The Mobile Indian
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Lenovo CTO: We Will Not Include Superfish Software In Any Devices In Future - Tech Times

February 24, 2015 - 5:45am

Tech Times

Lenovo CTO: We Will Not Include Superfish Software In Any Devices In Future
Tech Times
Lenovo CTO Peter Hortensius apologized for the Superfish adware that came pre-installed in Lenovo computers. However, the damage has been done, and the company is now facing a lawsuit related to the adware. (Photo : Cory Grenier). Peter Hortensius ...

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