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Microsoft concedes Chromebooks are work-worthy - Computerworld

April 15, 2014 - 7:20am

CIO

Microsoft concedes Chromebooks are work-worthy
Computerworld
Computerworld - Microsoft on Monday conceded that Google's Chrome OS and the Chromebooks the operating system powers are capable of doing real work, a reversal of its "Scroogled" campaign that once blasted the laptops as worthless. Almost as an ...
21Vianet Announces General Availability of Microsoft Office 365 Services ...MarketWatch
Office 365 Personal now available in Asia PacificMIS Asia
With Office for iPad Microsoft finally 'gets' the iPad business userTabTimes
Dynamic Business -CIO
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Toshiba Unveils New 4K Ultra HD Laptop - MarketWatch

April 15, 2014 - 7:07am

LAPTOP Magazine

Toshiba Unveils New 4K Ultra HD Laptop
MarketWatch
IRVINE, Calif., Apr 15, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today unveiled its new Satellite® P55t, featuring one of the world's first 4K Ultra HD display in a laptop and ...
Toshiba unveils its 4K UltraHD laptop -- and a bunch of new back-to-school ...VentureBeat
Toshiba's first 4K laptop arrives next week for $1500Engadget
Toshiba's 2014 Satellite Laptops Slim Down, Get Bigger AudioLAPTOP Magazine (blog)

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Varsavsky Bets On The Gramofon As A New Take On Social Music - TechCrunch

April 15, 2014 - 6:17am

The Guardian

Varsavsky Bets On The Gramofon As A New Take On Social Music
TechCrunch
Today, crowd-sourced Wifi network operator Fon launched its new Gramofon device on Kickstarter. This offers a simple Fon-like Wi-Fi sharing functionality via a simple Facebook log-in, can be plugged into an music speakers and comes with a year's ...
Adorable Gramofon $30 music streamer syncs with SpotifyCNET
Gramofon cloud jukebox streams SpotifySlashGear
Fon officially introduces its social music router Gramofon, sells it for $30 through ...GigaOM
Telecompaper (subscription) -The Guardian
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Major boost in the Netflix streaming speeds after Comcast deal - The FA Daily

April 15, 2014 - 6:12am

The FA Daily

Major boost in the Netflix streaming speeds after Comcast deal
The FA Daily
After Netflix had a deal with Comcast for a more direct connection to its network and paying off Comcast,the streaming speeds of Netflix have achieved their highest speeds in 17 months through Comcast's Internet service. Major boost in the Netflix streaming ...

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Comcast's shakedown of Netflix pays off for consumers - ITworld.com

April 15, 2014 - 5:18am

ITworld.com

Comcast's shakedown of Netflix pays off for consumers
ITworld.com
You might remember back in February when it was announced that Netflix had come to an agreement to pay Comcast (which at that time had not yet won the prestigious "Worst Company in America" award — congrats, guys!) for the privilege of connecting ...

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Heartbleed hacks hit Mumsnet and Canada's tax agency - BBC News

April 15, 2014 - 4:00am

BBC News

Heartbleed hacks hit Mumsnet and Canada's tax agency
BBC News
A leading UK site for parents and the Canadian tax authority have both announced they have had data stolen by hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug. Mumsnet - which says it has 1.5 million registered members - said that it believed that the cyber thieves ...
Heartbleed hits Mumsnet and the Canadian taxmanInquirer
Heartbleed bug strikes terror across the webUNH The New Hampshire
A Virtual House of CardsHarvard Crimson
Business Standard -PCWorld -Financial Times
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Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept (2014) revealed - CAR Magazine

April 15, 2014 - 3:11am

Motorward

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept (2014) revealed
CAR Magazine
This is the next Land Rover Discovery in all its glory. Officially named the Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept, this car will be shown for the first time at the New York motor show as a prelude to the new Land Rover family.
Land Rover Discovery Vision all-terrain capabilityProduct Reviews
New Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept: details and picsAutoExpress
A new age of Discovery for Land RoverNDTV
NEWS.com.au -TruckTrend Magazine -Telegraph.co.uk
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Microsoft working to make Live Tiles even more interactive: Report - Firstpost

April 15, 2014 - 1:12am

Firstpost

Microsoft working to make Live Tiles even more interactive: Report
Firstpost
One of the standout features of the current Microsoft operating system (Windows Phone 8+, Xbox and Windows 8+) are Live Tiles. If the report from ZDNet is to be believed, they might soon become even more interactive in the near future. According to the site, ...

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Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails - PCWorld

April 15, 2014 - 12:22am

Firstpost

Google updates terms of service to reflect its scanning of users' emails
PCWorld
Google has updated its terms of service to reflect that it analyzes user content including emails to provide users tailored advertising, customized search results and other features. The Internet giant's scanning of users' email has been controversial with privacy ...
News Flash: Google celebrates 10th anniversary of GmailJakarta Post
Google updates TOS to clarify email scanning processCNET
Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of serviceEconomic Times
Law360 (subscription) -IBNLive
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Microsoft Rolls Out The April Xbox One Update — Here's What's Inside - TechCrunch

April 14, 2014 - 10:35pm

TechnologyTell

Microsoft Rolls Out The April Xbox One Update — Here's What's Inside
TechCrunch
Do you have an Xbox One? It's update time! Get excited! Well, not too excited. Moderately excited. Like the last few monthly updates, this month's patch is mostly meant to bring in features that aren't so much oh-my-god-brand-new as they are things that were ...
Xbox One update rolling out with Kinect improvements and friend notificationsThe Verge
Another Xbox One update is coming tonightTechnologyTell
April Xbox One Update Is Now AvailableCrave Online
Gamersyndrome -Neoseeker -Attack of the Fanboy
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Google patches Android icon permissions attack - PCWorld

April 14, 2014 - 10:01pm

Google patches Android icon permissions attack
PCWorld
Google has issued a patch for an attack that could lead an Android user to a phishing site, according to security vendor FireEye. FireEye recently spotted an malicious Android application that could modify the icons of other applications so that when they're ...

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Google Glass gets KitKat support, leaves out video calls - PCWorld

April 14, 2014 - 9:51pm

PhoneDog

Google Glass gets KitKat support, leaves out video calls
PCWorld
Google Glass is getting a big software update to coincide with its one-day sale on Tuesday, but video calling is one feature that's been put on hold. The Internet-enabled headset will get KitKat, the newest version of the Android operating system for mobile ...
Google Glass Gets KitKat Support And Improved Photo Browsing, Loses Video ...TechCrunch
Google Glass update to bring KitKat, improved battery life and moreandroidandme.com
Google Glass KitKat update officially detailedPhoneDog
The Verge -TechRadar UK -Droid Life
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Xbox One April update is rolling out right now - TechRadar UK

April 14, 2014 - 9:28pm

Xbox One April update is rolling out right now
TechRadar UK
If you were just settling in for a night of Xbox One gaming, you may be pleased to see a pretty handy update waiting for you. Microsoft's Major Nelson revealed the console's April update is heading out now, though some might not see improvements for a few ...

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Google found a new way to invade your privacy without consent - PFhub

April 14, 2014 - 9:13pm

ValueWalk

Google found a new way to invade your privacy without consent
PFhub
It looks like Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) is continuing along its course to increase its creepiness factor. If you were worried about having your images taken (without your consent) by overzealous Google Glass users, just wait until you hear this. Google now ...
Google Patents Contact Lenses containing MicrocamerasThe FA Daily
The Future Of Google Glass - Tiny Cameras Embedded in Contact LensesTechtree.com
Smart Contact Lens With Built-In Micro Camera Patented by GoogleTechnoBuffalo
Ubergizmo -Gotta Be Mobile -SlashGear
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It now has speeds of 2.5Mbps - DailyTech

April 14, 2014 - 8:59pm

DailyTech

It now has speeds of 2.5Mbps
DailyTech
Netflix isn't too keen on paying internet tolls to internet service providers (ISPs), but at least the agreement with Comcast made a clear difference for users. According to Netflix, its streaming speeds on Comcast increased 65 percent after the deal between the ...
Netflix deal with Comcast improves performance dramaticallykhon2.com
Netflix now streaming 65% faster after striking deal with ComcastTechRadar UK
Netflix reports 65 percent jump in Comcast streaming speedCNET
Press Herald -BGR -PC Magazine
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Heartbleed bug fixes threaten to cause major Internet disruptions in coming weeks - Washington Post

April 14, 2014 - 8:39pm

Firstpost

Heartbleed bug fixes threaten to cause major Internet disruptions in coming weeks
Washington Post
Efforts to fix the notorious Heartbleed bug threaten to cause major disruptions to the Internet over the next several weeks as companies scramble to repair encryption systems on hundreds of thousands of Web sites at the same time, security experts say.
Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private keyPCWorld
Hacker From China Wastes Little Time in Exploiting HeartbleedBloomberg
Not even BlackBerry can escape the Heartbleed bugBGR
Mercer Island Reporter -NEWS.com.au -Datamation
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Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Inaugurated in the Netherlands - Guardian Liberty Voice

April 14, 2014 - 6:22pm

Guardian Liberty Voice

Glow-in-the-Dark Roads Inaugurated in the Netherlands
Guardian Liberty Voice
Although it sounded like a fairytale when artist Daan Roosegaarde stated two years ago that one of his plans is to build glow-in-the-dark roads in the Netherlands, the project has just been inaugurated. The light-absorbing glowing markings have already ...

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Swedish startup Quixter lets you pay on the go with a palm reading - Tech Times

April 14, 2014 - 5:48pm

Swedish startup Quixter lets you pay on the go with a palm reading
Tech Times
Swedish startup Quixter wants to speed up the checkout line with a new biometric palm reader that works as a payment system. The device reads the veins in your palm to determine your identity and within five seconds, you've paid for your purchase.

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Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of service - Reuters

April 14, 2014 - 5:26pm

Google unveils email scanning practices in new terms of service
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analyzed by software to create targeted ads. The revisions more explicitly spell out the manner in ...

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'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected - Reuters

April 14, 2014 - 5:11pm

Vancouver Sun

'Heartbleed' blamed in attack on Canada tax agency, more expected
Reuters
BOSTON/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's tax-collection agency said on Monday that the private information of about 900 people had been compromised as hackers exploited the "Heartbleed" bug, and security experts warned that more attacks will likely follow.
Heartbleed hacks hit Mumsnet and Canada's tax agencyBBC News
Worried about a stolen SIN? Here's what to doCTV News
Data of About 900 Canadians Taken in Heartbleed Breach -- UpdateWall Street Journal
New Zealand Herald -CBC.ca -Canada.com
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