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Instagram's new video channels will help you geek out over your obsessions - Mashable

June 23, 2016 - 12:00pm

Mashable

Instagram's new video channels will help you geek out over your obsessions
Mashable
Instagram wants you to watch more video. The company is adding new topic-based video channels to the "explore" section of the app. The channels, which will be labeled as "picked for you," will surface based on topics you may be interested in. SEE ALSO: ...
Instagram will start recommending video channels for you to watchThe Verge
Instagram launches 'Picked for You' channels, curates videos based on user interestCNET
Instagram Just Made Video Discovery More PersonalizedRefinery29
SlashGear -Engadget -PhoneDog -MarieClaire.com
all 14 news articles »

AP Sources: VW to pay near $10.2B to settle emissions claims - U.S. News & World Report

June 23, 2016 - 11:41am

USA TODAY

AP Sources: VW to pay near $10.2B to settle emissions claims
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2013, file photo, the Volkswagen logo is seen on the grill of a Volkswagen on display in Pittsburgh. A person briefed on the matter said Thursday, June 23, 2016, Volkswagen has agreed to pay about $10.2 billion to settle claims ...
Volkswagen to Pay $10.2 Billion to Settle Emission ClaimsTheStreet.com
Volkswagen 'to pay $10bn' for US emissions scandalBBC News
Volkswagen To Pay $10.2 Billion In Emissions Scandal Settlement: APInvestor's Business Daily
RoadandTrack.com -Engadget -Washington Post -Inverse
all 26 news articles »

Enjoy a video of Boston Dynamics' new robot doing chores and slipping on banana peels - TechCrunch

June 23, 2016 - 11:38am

TechCrunch

Enjoy a video of Boston Dynamics' new robot doing chores and slipping on banana peels
TechCrunch
Boston Dynamics, the company behind some of the most impressively terrifying and terrifyingly impressive robots of the past decade, is demonstrating its softer side with a video showcasing the Alphabet-owned firm's latest creation. The SpotMini is a ...
Watch This Freakishly Agile Dog-Bot Do the DishesGizmodo
Boston Dynamics made a giraffe robotThe Verge
Boston Dynamics' new robot goes full Buster KeatonCNET
Recode -TIME -SlashGear -Popular Mechanics
all 16 news articles »

BitTorrent adds another wrinkle to its file-sharing platform - Los Angeles Times

June 23, 2016 - 10:02am

Los Angeles Times

BitTorrent adds another wrinkle to its file-sharing platform
Los Angeles Times
BitTorrent Inc., the San Francisco developer of the world's most popular tool for online piracy, has been trying for years to persuade studios, labels and other content owners to put torrent-sharing technology to legitimate use. To that end, it rolled ...
A24, Oscilloscope, Honora Join New BitTorrent Now ProgramVariety
BitTorrent rebrands Bundles as BitTorrent Now, with ad-based revenues and mobile appsVentureBeat
BitTorrent Now is a radically different take on traditional media streaming appsMacworld
Engadget -Pitchfork Media
all 7 news articles »

T-Mobile Offers Free, Unlimited Data in Europe This Summer - PC Magazine

June 23, 2016 - 9:34am

PC Magazine

T-Mobile Offers Free, Unlimited Data in Europe This Summer
PC Magazine
Traveling to Europe this summer? If you're a T-Mobile customer, you shouldn't have to worry about data. Connected Traveler The self-proclaimed "un-carrier" is giving customers unlimited high-speed data, up to 4G LTE speeds, throughout Europe this ...
T-Mobile throws unlimited LTE across Europe, in-flight Wi-FiRCR Wireless News
T-Mobile Summer Unleashed giving unlimited 4G LTE data in EuropeTmoNews
T-Mobile is Unleashing the Summer With Unlimited High-Speed Data in Europe, Free Gogo InternetDroid Life (press release) (blog)
Business Wire (press release) -9 to 5 Mac -Mac Rumors -PhoneDog
all 11 news articles »

What iOS 10 can tell us about the new iPhone - Macworld

June 23, 2016 - 8:18am

Macworld

What iOS 10 can tell us about the new iPhone
Macworld
The next iPhone will ship with iOS 10—and everything we know about iOS 10 today can give us hints about the phone before it's even unveiled. iphone lockup photos pr print. Comments. Michael Simon | @morlium. Contributor, Macworld. Jun 23, 2016 6:18 ...
10 paid iPhone apps on sale for free right nowBGR
iPhone 6s iOS 9.3.2 Update: 10 Things to Know a MonthGotta Be Mobile
Inside the betas: iOS 10 Music app delivers…iLounge
Fortune -AppAdvice
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Samsung Notebook 7 is a Fast-Charging, Upgradeable 2-in-1 - Laptop Mag

June 23, 2016 - 8:11am

Laptop Mag

Samsung Notebook 7 is a Fast-Charging, Upgradeable 2-in-1
Laptop Mag
As notebooks slim down, their svelte designs often come at the expense of upgradability. Samsung's announced its solution: the Notebook 7, a fast-charging, 0.78-inch-thick convertible 2-in-1 notebook that enables you to add an SSD or more RAM after ...
Samsung's Notebook 7 Spin wants to be your binge-watching partner this summerPCWorld
Samsung's Notebook 7 Spin is a folding Windows 10 convertibleThe Verge
Samsung spins the Notebook 7 with added GPU power and upgraded display techDigital Trends
CNET -Mashable -Engadget -Business Wire (press release)
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KFC 'Watt A Box' Will Charge Your Devices While You Charge Your Cholesterol - Forbes

June 23, 2016 - 7:45am

Forbes

KFC 'Watt A Box' Will Charge Your Devices While You Charge Your Cholesterol
Forbes
Have you ever been halfway through a bucket of deliciously greasy fried chicken and thought, “I really need to charge my phone right now so I can Tweet a joke about slowly peeling the skin off this discount poultry.” Well, now in select KFC outlets in ...
KFC offers customers in India battery pack to go with fried chickenCNET
KFC's brand strategy is luring me in with gadgetsThe Verge
KFC Launches 'Watt A Box:' A Meal Box That Can Charge Your Phone [Video]Tech Times
Engadget -Digital Trends -TIME -AOL News
all 102 news articles »

Critical iOS 10 component isn't encrypted, but it's a feature not a glaring oversight - BGR

June 23, 2016 - 7:31am

BGR

Critical iOS 10 component isn't encrypted, but it's a feature not a glaring oversight
BGR
Apple last week released the first beta of iOS 10 after explaining the main features of the upcoming iPhone, iPad and iPod touch update during its WWDC 2016 opening keynote. As expected, developers and researchers started poking around and some of ...
What dark mode looks like in iOS 10CIO
Apple intentionally left iOS 10 kernel unencrypted to optimize system performanceAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple Confirms Unencrypted Kernel in iOS 10 Beta is IntentionalMac Rumors
TechCrunch -ZDNet -9 to 5 Mac -SlashGear
all 50 news articles »

Xiaomi's newest gadget is a foldable electric bicycle that costs $450 - TechCrunch

June 23, 2016 - 7:14am

TechCrunch

Xiaomi's newest gadget is a foldable electric bicycle that costs $450
TechCrunch
Is there anything that China's Xiaomi doesn't sell? The company best-known for its affordable but high-quality smartphones recently announced its first drone, right after launching a smart rice cooker, and now it has unveiled an electric bicycle.
Xiaomi's foldable electric bicycle costs just $460Engadget
Xiaomi's cheap, foldable electric bike looks perfect for city commutesThe Verge
Xiaomi launches a smart folding bicycle for China's busy city roadsMashable
Firstpost -NDTV -I4U News -Zee News
all 37 news articles »

Instagram will soon automatically translate foreign languages in-app - CNET

June 23, 2016 - 3:07am

CNET

Instagram will soon automatically translate foreign languages in-app
CNET
Fresh off hitting 500 million users, Instagram has announced that user bios, comments and captions posted in foreign languages will be automatically translated to the user's native language. Now, we can better enjoy the snaps of breakfast, dogs and ...
Instagram is adding automatic in-app text translationThe Verge
Wunderbar! Instagram is launching a translation feature for its popular appDigital Trends
Instagram to introduce a translation button in the coming monthPhone Arena
The Indian Express -htxt.africa -Examiner.com -Engadget
all 14 news articles »

Google Fiber to acquire gigabit internet provider Webpass - The Verge

June 22, 2016 - 7:24pm

The Verge

Google Fiber to acquire gigabit internet provider Webpass
The Verge
Google Fiber is acquiring San Francisco-based internet service provider Webpass. The news, announced in a press release this afternoon, means Google's own fiber internet service now has a well-established commercial provider of gigabit internet to aid ...
Google Fiber is buying high-speed internet provider WebpassTechCrunch
Google Fiber will add urban coverage and wireless by acquiring WebpassPCWorld
Google Fiber buys a gigabit ISP that uses fiber and wirelessEngadget
Recode -9 to 5 Google -Business Insider -VentureBeat
all 15 news articles »

Viral creators ask at VidCon: Will Facebook start paying me? - USA TODAY

June 22, 2016 - 7:12pm

USA TODAY

Viral creators ask at VidCon: Will Facebook start paying me?
USA TODAY
LOS ANGELES — The online video wars are on, and their major players except one will be meeting in full force Thursday in Anaheim. The VidCon convention, once a way for fans to meet their favorite YouTube stars, opens to a sold out crowd of 25,000 ...
Facebook courts YouTubers, Viners and other content creatorsSouth China Morning Post
Why the next generation of social media is visualMarketing Tech

all 4 news articles »

Musk Fails to Assure Investors That SolarCity Bid Is a Good Deal - Bloomberg

June 22, 2016 - 12:59pm

Bloomberg

Musk Fails to Assure Investors That SolarCity Bid Is a Good Deal
Bloomberg
Elon Musk defended his proposed marriage of Tesla Motors Inc. and SolarCity Corp. with a second conference call in about 14 hours to assure investors his $2.86 billion plan to combine the companies is a “no brainer” that would benefit both. “From my ...
Elon Musk Deserves Some Leeway As Tesla Stalks Vertical Integration With SolarCityForbes
Here's What Wall Street Analysts Had to Say About the Tesla-SolarCity DealFortune
Tesla:​Incessant Cash Burn and Looming Competition Isn't a Trillion-Dollar FormulaWall Street Journal
The Verge -New York Times -Motley Fool -CNBC
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This tiny electric car just set a world record: 0–60 in 1.5 seconds - The Verge

June 22, 2016 - 12:49pm

Engadget

This tiny electric car just set a world record: 0–60 in 1.5 seconds
The Verge
A team of 30 students have built the fastest-accelerating electric car in the world. Academic Motorsports Club Zurich (AMZ) published a video today that shows "grimsel," its electric race car, accelerating from 0–60 miles per hour in just 1.513 seconds ...
Electric car sets world acceleration recordBBC News
Electric Race Car Screams To 100 KPH in 1.513 SecondsGas 2.0
Student-Built Electric Car Crushes 0-60 MPH Record With Unbelievable 1.5-Second RunJalopnik
EurekAlert (press release) -The Denver Channel -Engadget -TechSpot
all 22 news articles »

Yoshida: PlayStation 4's Lifecycle Won't Be Shortened by PS4 Neo - PlayStation LifeStyle

June 22, 2016 - 12:40pm

PlayStation LifeStyle

Yoshida: PlayStation 4's Lifecycle Won't Be Shortened by PS4 Neo
PlayStation LifeStyle
In an interview with Gameswelt at E3, Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida said that you won't have to worry about the PS4 Neo shortening the PlayStation 4's lifecycle. When asked if the regular console cycle of five to six years would maybe ...
Sony killed Linux on the PlayStation 3, and now it has to pay the priceDigital Trends
Sony could pay millions to PS3 owners after six-year legal disputePolygon
Sony agrees to pay millions for abandoning Linux on PS3The Verge
Game Rant -GameSpot -Cinema Blend -CNET
all 198 news articles »Google News

Google and Udacity launch a new Android programming course for beginners - TechCrunch

June 22, 2016 - 12:00pm

TechCrunch

Google and Udacity launch a new Android programming course for beginners
TechCrunch
Google wants more people to learn to program — especially for its Android platform. While the company already offered a few programming courses, they were typically geared toward students with at least some rudimentary programming experience. Starting ...
Android Basics Nanodegree from Google and Udacity Now OpenAndroid Headlines
Google will teach you to write Android appsEngadget
Google and Udacity launch an Android Basics course for novice codersVentureBeat
9 to 5 Google -Lifehacker -Search Engine Journal -The Next Web
all 10 news articles »

Dropbox launches a new way to scan documents with your phone, and other sharing features - TechCrunch

June 22, 2016 - 11:58am

TechCrunch

Dropbox launches a new way to scan documents with your phone, and other sharing features
TechCrunch
Dropbox today is releasing a slew of new enterprise features as it continues to try to woo larger businesses in an effort to build a strong new line of business. The most interesting new feature is probably a tool in its mobile application that allows ...
Dropbox enhances its productivity tools across the boardPCWorld
Dropbox's iOS app will scan the scraps of paper cluttering your officeEngadget
Dropbox Announces New Tools To Make Collaboration Easier For BusinessesFast Company
The Verge -CNET -VentureBeat -9 to 5 Mac
all 17 news articles »

macOS Sierra preview: Siri is just the beginning - The Verge

June 22, 2016 - 10:01am

The Verge

macOS Sierra preview: Siri is just the beginning
The Verge
Later this fall, Apple will release its latest desktop operating system to the world, but it won't be called OS X. Instead, it's now "macOS" and this one is codenamed "Sierra." Introducing it on stage at WWDC, Apple exec Craig Federighi said the name ...
What it's like to use Apple macOS SierraMashable
MacOS Sierra hands-on: Siri, giant emojis and the everywhere desktopCNET
An early look at macOS SierraTechCrunch
Engadget -USA TODAY -WIRED -Ars Technica
all 25 news articles »

Azure Information Protection makes warding off data leaks easier - Ars Technica

June 22, 2016 - 9:17am

ZDNet

Azure Information Protection makes warding off data leaks easier
Ars Technica
Today, Microsoft announced Azure Information Protection (AIP), a new system to help protect sensitive data even as it moves between applications and organizations. AIP builds on the existing Azure Rights Management (RMS) system to add data labelling ...
Microsoft readies public preview of new Azure Information Protection rights-management serviceZDNet
Microsoft announces new data protection tool to help enterprises secure their dataTechCrunch
Microsoft launches Azure Information Protection based on Secure Islands acquisitionVentureBeat
Neowin -BetaNews -SDTimes.com -SiliconANGLE (blog)
all 11 news articles »

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