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Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file - PCWorld

July 27, 2015 - 8:25am

Christian Science Monitor

Most Android phones can be hacked with a simple MMS message or multimedia file
PCWorld
The vast majority of Android phones can be hacked by sending them a specially crafted multimedia message (MMS), a security researcher has found. The scary exploit, which only requires knowing the victim's phone number, was developed by Joshua Drake, ...
Android flaw lets attackers into your phone through MMS videosEngadget
Widespread Android vulnerability could turn phones into spycamsChristian Science Monitor
Hack Brief: The Android Text AttackWired
NPR -RCR Wireless News -9 to 5 Google
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Factory in China produced over 40000 knock-off iPhone handsets - Inquirer

July 27, 2015 - 7:26am

PCWorld

Factory in China produced over 40000 knock-off iPhone handsets
Inquirer
OVER 40,000 FAKE iPhones worth over £1.2m were produced in a factory in China, according to Beijing police who busted the counterfeit operation. The raid revealed that the factory had produced more than 41,000 knock-off iPhones, and led to the arrest ...
Beijing police shut down massive iPhone counterfeiting operationReuters
Fake iPhone operation worth millions shut down in China; nine arrestedABC Online
Chinese Police Shut Down a Huge Counterfeit iPhone FactoryGizmodo

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Pakistan's sticky surveillance situation leads to BlackBerry cull - Inquirer

July 27, 2015 - 6:50am

The News International

Pakistan's sticky surveillance situation leads to BlackBerry cull
Inquirer
PAKISTAN'S GOVERNMENT IS REPORTEDLY READY TO DROP BlackBerry devices like a bad habit because they curtail the country's surveillance and spying activities. A report on Reuters said that the move was confirmed by an official in a text message, ...
Pakistan bans BlackBerry servicesgulfnews.com
Pakistan bans BlackBerry services in privacy crackdownThe Guardian
Pakistan to shut down BlackBerry services by December over 'security'Firstpost
The Register -The Nation
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Windows 10 on a small fondleslab: Still not release ready, 3 days before its ... - The Register

July 27, 2015 - 6:06am

The Register

Windows 10 on a small fondleslab: Still not release ready, 3 days before its ...
The Register
How is Window 10 on a small tablet? A few days ahead of its official launch, we put Microsoft's new operating system to the test on a cheap Linx 8 device, purchased from a supermarket for under £100. These devices have a 1280 x 800 8" display and just ...
FBR Capital Remains Bullish on Microsoft (MSFT) Ahead of Windows 10 ReleaseStreetInsider.com
Amazon to ship Windows 10 in sticksSentinel Republic
Microsoft enables hiding or locking unwanted Windows 10 updatesRapid News Network
PCR-online.biz -NWAOnline -Softpedia News
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Samsung monitor wirelessly charges smartphones - Computerworld

July 27, 2015 - 5:24am

Computerworld

Samsung monitor wirelessly charges smartphones
Computerworld
Samsung Electronics thinks it can help unclutter your home with a monitor that can wirelessly charge smartphones and other mobile devices. The SE370 monitor will come in 23.6-inch and 27-inch formats and is the industry's first to have an integrated ...
Samsung Unveils Monitor That Can Charge Your Smartphone WirelesslyNDTV
New Samsung monitor also charges your phone!Irish Examiner
Samsung unveils world's first wireless mobile charging monitorIBNLive
The Verge -BetaNews
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Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service to boost usage - Reuters

July 27, 2015 - 3:45am

Reuters

Facebook to scale up free mobile Internet service to boost usage
Reuters
MUMBAI Facebook Inc plans to scale up its service to offer free basic Internet on mobile phones, an executive said, after introducing the application in 17 developing countries over the past year. In a blog post released to mark the first year of the ...
Internet.org still focused on connecting Africa to the internetIT News Africa
Facebook's Intenet.org is democratizing telco partnerships as part of its ...TechCabal
Africa: Facebook marks one-year anniversary of the introduction of the ...Naija247news
New York Times (blog)
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Microsoft hopes computer users show some love for Windows 10 - Los Angeles Times

July 26, 2015 - 9:54pm

Los Angeles Times

Microsoft hopes computer users show some love for Windows 10
Los Angeles Times
Know someone required to use Microsoft Windows at work but who uses a Mac at home? Probably so. As Apple has hopped from a global afterthought to the world's fifth-largest computer maker, Microsoft's Windows operating system has endured on its status ...
Will Deener: What's behind PC sales slump?Dallas Morning News
Microsoft and Intel working on fixing Windows 10 battery bugThe Next Digit
Windows 10: it's all about the apps, babyBetaNews
Networks Asia
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Best Buy will be the first US retailer to sell the Apple Watch, starting on ... - VentureBeat

July 26, 2015 - 9:24pm

VentureBeat

Best Buy will be the first US retailer to sell the Apple Watch, starting on ...
VentureBeat
The Apple Watch will be available at Best Buy retail stores starting on August 7. This is the first major retailer in the U.S. to sell Apple's smartwatch with more than 100 stores having it in stock at first before expanding to more than 300 by the ...
Apple Watch to Be Sold at Best BuyWall Street Journal (blog)
Best Buy to Become First Major Retail Chain to Offer Apple WatchBloomberg
Best Buy Will Begin Selling The Apple Watch From August 7TechCrunch
The Verge -Apple Insider -9 to 5 Mac (blog)
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Schumer Pushes Technology to End Drunken Driving - Wall Street Journal

July 26, 2015 - 8:32pm

Wall Street Journal

Schumer Pushes Technology to End Drunken Driving
Wall Street Journal
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer pushed on Sunday to step up federal funding for technology that he said could stop drunken-driving-related deaths, a week after four women were killed in a Long Island crash that authorities allege was fueled by alcohol ...
Sen. Chuck Schumer wants more advanced tech in cars to detect drunken driversamNY
Schumer backs Anti-DWI technologyTroy Record

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BMW visit could signal Apple is working on its own car - Atlanta Journal Constitution

July 26, 2015 - 2:56pm

Atlanta Journal Constitution

BMW visit could signal Apple is working on its own car
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the AJC delivered to your inbox. Apple's not in the car business yet, but you can bet it will still generate headlines when it eyes other car businesses. The latest is a report that first ...
Apple is really interested in BMW i3I4U News
Apple to adopt BMW i3's carbon fiber body for its electric car, report claimsTechnoBuffalo
Apple to adopt BMW i3's autobon fiber body for its electric vehicleRapid News Network
Business Finance News
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Next-gen Moto G box shots spoil almost everything - Engadget

July 26, 2015 - 1:34pm

Engadget

Next-gen Moto G box shots spoil almost everything
Engadget
The third-generation Moto G has been one of Motorola's poorest-kept secrets in recent memory, and things certainly aren't getting any better this weekend. A Brazilian retailer has inadvertently posted (and promptly pulled) unboxing photos that confirm ...
Moto G 2015 Gets Leaked Unboxing and ShowcaseAndroid Headlines - Android News
Motorola Moto X (2015) Rumor Round-UpI4U News
Moto G 2015 release date news, specs rumors: Features start coming outChristianToday
KRWG News22 -Junior College -Android Authority (blog)
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Microsoft launches free Windows 10 upgrade - Stuff.co.nz

July 26, 2015 - 12:00pm

Stuff.co.nz

Microsoft launches free Windows 10 upgrade
Stuff.co.nz
Microsoft will do something different this week when it rolls out the last ever version of Windows for free to more than two million Kiwi personal computers. Windows 10, which takes all the best elements from previous iterations of the personal ...

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Google to curb patent trolls by offering them for free - India Today

July 26, 2015 - 8:07am

India Today

Google to curb patent trolls by offering them for free
India Today
Patent trolls can prove to be a grave block in the evolution of technology. Certain companies or individuals misuse the filings to earn profits without actually using the patent to create new products. Google is stepping up to curb this as much as ...

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Fiat Chrysler's Anti-Hacking Recall a Milestone for Industry - Bloomberg

July 26, 2015 - 6:33am

Bloomberg

Fiat Chrysler's Anti-Hacking Recall a Milestone for Industry
Bloomberg
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is recalling about 1.4 million cars and trucks equipped with radios that are vulnerable to hacking, the first formal safety campaign in response to a cybersecurity threat. The move marks a milestone for the industry, which ...
US to fine Fiat Chrysler record $105M, AP reportsDetroit Free Press
U.S. auto safety regulator to fine Fiat Chrysler $105 million: reportTODAYonline
US government to hit Fiat Chrysler with record fineWWMT-TV
Automotive News -6abc.com
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Welcome to MCity, Michigan's ghost town of driverless cars - The Guardian

July 26, 2015 - 6:30am

The Guardian

Welcome to MCity, Michigan's ghost town of driverless cars
The Guardian
MCity's streets are deserted – as usual – until robot car meets robot pedestrian. Photograph: Ryan Felton for the Guardian. Ryan Felton in Ann Arbor. Sunday 26 July 2015 07.30 EDT Last modified on Sunday 26 July 2015 07.33 EDT. Share on Facebook ...

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OnePlus 2 Invites System Is Live, Here's How You Can Reserve a Spot - NDTV

July 26, 2015 - 3:03am

NDTV

OnePlus 2 Invites System Is Live, Here's How You Can Reserve a Spot
NDTV
The launch of OnePlus 2 is round the corner, and just like its predecessor the OnePlus One, the self-proclaimed '2016 Flagship Killer' will initially be available via the invite system. The company now announced that the invite system is now live, and ...
OnePlus 2 invite reservation list is now openTrustedReviews
OnePlus 2: Get your invite now, here's how!Tech2
Why we Think the OnePlus 2 Can't Meet the Price Point of OnePlus One?Technology Personalized
International Business Times UK -Dispatch Times
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Honda incorporates Apple, Android connectivity to the new Accord, raises flags ... - Times Gazette

July 26, 2015 - 1:12am

Times Gazette

Honda incorporates Apple, Android connectivity to the new Accord, raises flags ...
Times Gazette
Honda Motor Corporation dispatched a revitalized Accord Sedan at the opening of the organization's augmented Silicon Valley Lab. In 2016, the average-sized car model will have Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Bloomberg reported. Apple clients can now ...

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Linkedin now makes you wait three days to download contacts, and people are ... - Mashable

July 25, 2015 - 11:18pm

Mashable

Linkedin now makes you wait three days to download contacts, and people are ...
Mashable
LinkedIn is reviving a tool that lets you download your contact list the day after it quietly removed it to the frustration of many users. The site had shelved the feature on Friday and replaced it with a new option that bundles your contacts' emails ...
Following user backlash, LinkedIn brings back tool for exporting contactsVentureBeat
LinkedIn changes ability to export contactsDispatch Times
Downloading your LinkedIn contacts can now take all weekendRapid News Network

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Nintendo wants to build a sleep monitor with a projector - Engadget

July 25, 2015 - 8:34pm

Engadget

Nintendo wants to build a sleep monitor with a projector
Engadget
Nintendo first announced its intention to develop a sleep monitor as part of its "quality of life" initiative in 2014. Now, thanks to a recently published patent unearthed by NeoGAF forum members, we have an idea of what the system could look like.
Nintendo Patent Shows QOL Sleep DeviceAlways Nintendo
Nintendo's Quality of Life Sleep Sensor Will Apparently Have a CeilingLedger Gazette
Nintendo patents sleep monitor with ceiling projectorBulletin Leader
Forbes -Arcade Sushi
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Your Favorite Video Game Ladies Are Even More Badass With Realistic Bodies - Sentinel Republic

July 25, 2015 - 3:34pm

Your Favorite Video Game Ladies Are Even More Badass With Realistic Bodies
Sentinel Republic
To shine a light on the unrepresentative, and potentially harmful, portrayal of women's bodies in the industry, they have given some of the most famous female characters realistic makeovers, using the average American woman's measurements.' Even beyond ...

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