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Facebook vs. Drag Queens: The Social Network Says Drag Names Can't Be ... - Slate Magazine (blog)

September 12, 2014 - 5:10pm

Facebook vs. Drag Queens: The Social Network Says Drag Names Can't Be ...
Slate Magazine (blog)
On Wednesday, drag queens and similar performers began complaining of problems with their Facebook profiles. Artists from across the country reported being forcibly logged out of their accounts and informed that they would need to update their profiles ...

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Intel Shows Skylake, Sets the Stage for 2015 Computers - PC Magazine

September 12, 2014 - 4:55pm

Inquirer

Intel Shows Skylake, Sets the Stage for 2015 Computers
PC Magazine
At its annual Intel Developer Forum this week in San Francisco, Intel seemed to focus on expanding the concept of computing into everything from wearables and the Internet of Things to large high-performance computing. But if there was overarching theme, ...
The hidden gems of IDF 2014PCWorld

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Protip: Charge your Moto 360 using a portable charger when away from an outlet - Phandroid.com

September 12, 2014 - 4:23pm

Protip: Charge your Moto 360 using a portable charger when away from an outlet
Phandroid.com
After our post yesterday discussing the Motorola Moto 360′s battery life in great depth, by now you should know the smartwatch's longevity shouldn't be a huge concern (unless you plan on being away from a charger for 20+ hours). But no matter how many ...

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Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions - Reuters Canada

September 12, 2014 - 3:58pm

Reuters

Microsoft needs Minecraft to boost mobile ambitions
Reuters Canada
By Bill Rigby. SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft's impending purchase of Mojang, the Swedish developer with 100 million players of its open world Minecraft game, is more aimed at pulling users onto the software company's obscure mobile platform than its ...
How Minecraft Became an Innovation PowerhouseInc.com
'Minecraft' Fans Freak Over Rumors Of 'Selling Out' To MicrosoftHuffington Post
In world of fads, Minecraft has staying powerIndependent Online
Taipei Times -Businessweek
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Net Neutrality deadline, one more time - Fox News

September 12, 2014 - 3:51pm

Fox News

Net Neutrality deadline, one more time
Fox News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is feeling the cyber pressure with a digital deluge of consumer comments on proposed Net Neutrality rules. Net Neutrality is the principal under which the Web currently operates, regarding all (legal) Internet ...
New survey raises questions about net neutrality regulation, advocacy group saysPCWorld
How Internet Companies Are Driving a Public Utility Regulation Approach to Net ...BroadbandBreakfast.com
Most Americans don't want internet 'fast lanes,' poll findsFortune
Forbes -Roll Call (blog) -Asheville Citizen-Times
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Can the Apple Watch take off as a fashion accessory? - CNN

September 12, 2014 - 3:45pm

CNN

Can the Apple Watch take off as a fashion accessory?
CNN
(CNN) -- Ariel Adams loves watches. He owns more than a hundred of them, sometimes changing into a different watch multiple times a day. He has even turned his horological passion into a full-time job reviewing watches. Naturally, he is very excited for ...
Can the Apple Watch Woo Traditional Watch Fans?New York Times
Watch those wrists: Apple move may spur salesUSA TODAY
Even before the Apple Watch, timepieces were having a momentNational Post
CNET -Irish Examiner
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The hidden gems of IDF 2014 - PCWorld

September 12, 2014 - 3:38pm

The hidden gems of IDF 2014
PCWorld
Intel's Developer Forum 2014 was strangely muted. The company competed for attention with the Apple Watch and other announcements. Also, because Intel had announced its Broadwell technology just weeks before, the anticipation that accompanied many ...

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Moto 360 Review: Motorola's Smartwatch Proves Beauty Is Only Skin Deep - Yahoo Tech

September 12, 2014 - 2:05pm

Yahoo Tech

Moto 360 Review: Motorola's Smartwatch Proves Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
Yahoo Tech
That's the reaction I got from an observant TSA agent who spotted Motorola's new Moto 360 smartwatch on my wrist while I waited in the security line at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. In fact, that's the reaction I've gotten from everyone who has seen ...
Protip: Charge your Moto 360 using a portable charger when away from an outletPhandroid.com

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There's Only One Reason to Buy an Apple Watch - PC Magazine

September 12, 2014 - 1:07pm

Fox News

There's Only One Reason to Buy an Apple Watch
PC Magazine
The Apple Watch was underwhelming, but its use of haptic feedback may finally justify the smartwatch category. 0shares. Apple Watch Haptic Feedback · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. Smartwatches solve a problem that very few people have. It's simply ...
Experts: Apple has changed the face of watchmakingFox News
Can the Apple Watch Woo Traditional Watch Fans?New York Times
Watch those wrists: Apple move may spur salesUSA TODAY
Minneapolis Star Tribune -tuaw.com -CNET
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Google Inc. Acquires Polar in an Attempt to Energize Google+ - PFhub

September 12, 2014 - 12:17pm

PFhub

Google Inc. Acquires Polar in an Attempt to Energize Google+
PFhub
Polar is the latest acquisition made by the search engine baron Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) to elevate user activity on Google+ and other Google services. Polar will not only work under Google to increase user engagement, but it will also help the company ...

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Watch those wrists: Apple move may spur sales - USA TODAY

September 12, 2014 - 12:14pm

USA TODAY

Watch those wrists: Apple move may spur sales
USA TODAY
Just like video killed the radio star, smartphones killed the traditional watch. But with the introduction of the Apple Watch, will we start seeing more people once again turning to their wrists for information? Or to make a fashion statement? After all, other brands, ...
Apple takes the lead in the health and fitness raceBetaNews
What Hasn't Yet Been Said About The WatchHuffington Post
Maker of $6700 Android phone says the Apple Watch lacks prestigetuaw.com
CNET -Latin Post -Wired
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Drag queens in Facebook name row - BBC News

September 12, 2014 - 11:46am

BBC News

Drag queens in Facebook name row
BBC News
A group of drag queens and transgender performers have called on Facebook to allow stage names rather than real names on the social network. A petition supporting the change has attracted more than 2,000 signatures. Facebook told the BBC that its ...

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Bloomberg: HTC Is Developing A GoPro-Style Camera To Be Revealed On ... - Android Police

September 12, 2014 - 11:19am

Bloomberg: HTC Is Developing A GoPro-Style Camera To Be Revealed On ...
Android Police
If you can't beat 'em, diversify your consumer electronics portfolio until your company no longer relies exclusively on a single market. While that doesn't exactly roll off the tongue, it may indeed be HTC's new corporate strategy, if the latest report from ...

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In Minecraft, tech giants see more than fun - Taipei Times

September 12, 2014 - 11:02am

In Minecraft, tech giants see more than fun
Taipei Times
The rise of mobile devices has put games like Minecraft at the fingertips of practically everyone. But can they be a creative outlet or are they just for killing time? By Nick Wingfield / NY Times News Service ...

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GM reins in sale of Chevrolet Corvettes due to issues - Reuters

September 12, 2014 - 8:39am

Reuters

GM reins in sale of Chevrolet Corvettes due to issues
Reuters
DETROIT (Reuters) - Auto dealers were told to stop selling the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette and shipments were delayed from the General Motors plant that makes the hot-selling sports car while the company addresses two issues, GM said Friday. A public recall ...
GM halts delivery of 2015 Corvette for brakes, airbagsUSA TODAY
GM stops shipping Corvettes because of suspected manufacturing problemsSarasota Herald-Tribune
GM Issues 'Stop Delivery' Order for 2015 Chevrolet CorvettesAuto World News
Motor Authority -Driving -The Detroit News
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Windows 9's Start menu stars in leaked video - CNET

September 12, 2014 - 8:36am

Windows 9's Start menu stars in leaked video
CNET
A video allegedly of the upcoming preview of Windows 9 shows how the new Start menu combines elements of the classic menu with the Start screen. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; 12 September 2014, 11:10 pm AEST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter.

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SanDisk announces world's biggest SD card – 512GB for $800 - Geek

September 12, 2014 - 8:35am

Geek

SanDisk announces world's biggest SD card – 512GB for $800
Geek
Those clever engineers are always finding ways to cram more storage into the same amount of space. Remember when a 1GB flash drive was an unbelievable luxury? We're certainly a lot better off, but the files we need to store are getting bigger too.
SanDisk's latest Extreme Pro SD cards can hold a huge 512 GBTechSpot
Sandisk Rolls Out First Ever 512GB Memory CardBidness ETC
SanDisk launches SDXC card with a capacity of 512GBHEXUS
PCR-online.biz -The Verge -Gizmodo Australia
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Google grabs Polar for social network Google+ - Silicon Valley Business Journal

September 12, 2014 - 8:35am

Google grabs Polar for social network Google+
Silicon Valley Business Journal
Google has acquired Polar, a company whose team and technology it will incorporate into Google+. Country Serenity Near Historic Healdsburg 13 photos. Home of the Day. Sponsor Listing · Sarah Drake: Contributor- Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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Google acquires online survey specialist Polar - PCWorld

September 12, 2014 - 8:20am

Google acquires online survey specialist Polar
PCWorld
Google has acquired Polar, a company that specializes in online polls that allows its customers to get “instant opinions on anything.” The deal was announced on Polar's website and Dave Bresbis, vice president of engineering for Google+, welcomed the ...

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On Death and iPods: A Requiem - Wired

September 12, 2014 - 8:07am

Headlines & Global News

On Death and iPods: A Requiem
Wired
Have you ever loved a car? Maybe it was an old truck you drove for hundreds of thousands of miles, or maybe it was your very first car: where you had your very first beer and your very first kiss. You can love a car and keep on loving it as long as you don't ...
The iPod Classic: Thanks and goodbyeZDNet
The end of the iPod Classic: End of an era!Hallels
Apple Pulls iPod Classic From Website, Says Goodbye to Fan-FavoriteHeadlines & Global News
Boing Boing -The Epoch Times -Hamilton Spectator
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