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T-Mobile Boosts LTE Speeds in NYC, Teases Un-Carrier 8.0 - PC Magazine

December 15, 2014 - 2:31pm

androidandme.com

T-Mobile Boosts LTE Speeds in NYC, Teases Un-Carrier 8.0
PC Magazine
T-Mobile is speeding up its LTE service in New York City, in a big way. The company on Monday announced that its new Wideband LTE, which boosts network speeds up to 50 percent, is now live throughout the greater NYC metro area. Some in the area ...
CORRECTING and REPLACING Media Alert: T-Mobile Announces Un-carrier ...MarketWatch
T-Mobile teases 'Uncarrier' reveal as supercharged LTE goes live in New YorkPCWorld
T-Mobile's Uncarrier 8.0 slated for TuesdayCNET
Mac Rumors -SlashGear -FierceWireless
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Microsoft gets allies to help tell US to back off on Irish search warrant - PCWorld

December 15, 2014 - 2:00pm

eWeek

Microsoft gets allies to help tell US to back off on Irish search warrant
PCWorld
The U.S. Department of Justice should back off its request for Microsoft to turn over a suspect's digital documents stored on a server in Ireland, or be prepared for other governments demanding documents stored on U.S. servers, the company's general ...
Microsoft Gains Industry Support in Ireland Email CaseeWeek
Tech and Media Companies Back Microsoft in Privacy CaseNew York Times (blog)
Apple, Amazon, Cisco, HP, eBay, AT&T & Verizon join Microsoft in cloud privacy ...Network World
The Guardian -Reuters UK -Businessinsider India
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Google faces fine in Netherlands over privacy rules - MarketWatch

December 15, 2014 - 1:56pm

MarketWatch

Google faces fine in Netherlands over privacy rules
MarketWatch
AMSTERDAM—Google Inc. could face a fine up to €15 million ($19 million) in the Netherlands for allegedly breaching the country's data-protection laws. Dutch privacy watchdog DPA said Monday that Google GOOGL, -0.64% collects and combines personal ...

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Leak reveals some features in the new Windows 10 - Daily News & Analysis

December 15, 2014 - 1:31pm

Daily News & Analysis

Leak reveals some features in the new Windows 10
Daily News & Analysis
Microsoft hasn't released the final version of Windows 10 but a new leak of the build of the operating system gives you a peak in the store. This new build, set to release in January 2015, includes Cortana, an updated UI and many improved apps. Cortana, the ...

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Nest Integration With Google Now Goes Live, Brings New Card And Voice ... - Android Police

December 15, 2014 - 1:04pm

Nest Integration With Google Now Goes Live, Brings New Card And Voice ...
Android Police
Nest was already smarter than your average thermostat, coming with an app that serves as your mobile command and control center. But now that the hardware is integrated with Google Now, it's even easier to communicate with the device. Wish it were a little ...

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Leaked Windows 10 build unveils Cortana, Xbox app - CNET

December 15, 2014 - 12:35pm

CNET

Leaked Windows 10 build unveils Cortana, Xbox app
CNET
A leaked consumer build reveals how Microsoft's Cortana voice assistant mimics its counterpart in Windows Phone. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; December 15, 2014 10:21 AM PST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.

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Google facing prospect of €15m fine from Dutch regulators - Financial Times

December 15, 2014 - 11:51am

Google facing prospect of €15m fine from Dutch regulators
Financial Times
Google faces its largest ever fine from a European regulator after the Dutch Data Protection Agency threatened the technology group with a €15m bill over the way it stores personal data. Dutch regulators demanded that the US company ask users for ...

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BT to Enter Exclusive Talks to Acquire British Mobile Carrier EE - Businessweek

December 15, 2014 - 11:49am

Belfast Telegraph

BT to Enter Exclusive Talks to Acquire British Mobile Carrier EE
Businessweek
BT Group Plc (BT/A) agreed to hold exclusive talks to acquire Deutsche Telekom AG (DTE) and Orange SA (ORA)'s British wireless venture EE for 12.5 billion pounds ($19.6 billion), moving ahead with a deal that's set to spur more mergers in the U.K. ...
British Telecom Company BT Is in Exclusive Talks to Buy EENew York Times
BT in exclusive talks to buy EE for £12.5bnTelegraph.co.uk
BT in talks to buy EE for £12.5bnZDNet
Washington Post -Wall Street Journal -Engadget
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Hackers to Sony: We Won't Release Your Info...If You Ask Nicely - PC Magazine

December 15, 2014 - 11:40am

TIME

Hackers to Sony: We Won't Release Your Info...If You Ask Nicely
PC Magazine
Sony's hackers are getting into the holiday spirit: The Guardians of Peace (GOP) group on Sunday suggested that if Sony Pictures employees provide ask nicely, they'll be taken off the naughty list. "We have a plan to release emails and privacy of the Sony ...
"Stop Sharing Our Humiliating Emails!" Sony Lawyer DemandsReadWrite
Sony tells lawyer to sic 'em, threatens media reporting on leaked dataComputerworld
Sony warns media not to publish hacked e-mailsUSA TODAY
The Intercept - First Look Media -International Business Times -CNNMoney
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Google faces $18 million fine for web privacy violations - Dutch watchdog - Reuters

December 15, 2014 - 11:04am

Reuters

Google faces $18 million fine for web privacy violations - Dutch watchdog
Reuters
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Google could be fined up 15 million euros ($18.6 million) if it does not stop violating the privacy of Internet users in the Netherlands, the Dutch data protection agency said on Monday. The U.S. company is breaching the country's data ...

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The Pirate Bay Is Back Online (Sort Of) - PC Magazine

December 15, 2014 - 10:45am

The Pirate Bay Is Back Online (Sort Of)
PC Magazine
The Pirate Bay lives! Sort of. Rival site IsoHunt has cloned the torrenting service and re-launched it at oldpiratebay.org.search. IsoHunt said it copied The Pirate Bay's search engine and link database before it was taken offline after a recent police raid in ...

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DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition - Game Informer

December 15, 2014 - 10:43am

Game Informer

DmC Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition
Game Informer
Capcom has announced a duo of Devil May Cry titles headed to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. DmC: Devil May Cry and Devil May Cry 4 will be headed to current-generation hardware with the former arriving in just a few months. DmC: Devil May Cry will run at ...
DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition Slashes Up the PS4 & Xbox One in 2015PlayStation LifeStyle
DmC: Definitive Edition Set to Release on PS4 and Xbox OneCrave Online
Devil May Cry 4 Coming to Xbox One, PS4Attack of the Fanboy
moviepilot.com -Siliconera -iDigitalTimes.com
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Hackers offer to spare some Sony employees from stolen data leaks - Mashable

December 15, 2014 - 9:34am

ABC News

Hackers offer to spare some Sony employees from stolen data leaks
Mashable
The hacker group that calls itself GOP or "Guardians of Peace" doesn't seem to have any plans to stop dumping information pilfered from its hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment to the press. But now they might be offering some Sony employees a way out if ...
Sony demands halt to reporting from leaked documentsReuters
Sony hack fallout intensifies FBI warns on Iranian hackersPolitico
Why Sony probably can't stop the media from publishing stories from the hackWashington Post
Financial Times -Telegraph.co.uk -Krebs on Security
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Dutch authority to Google: change privacy policy or else - PCWorld

December 15, 2014 - 9:21am

NDTV

Dutch authority to Google: change privacy policy or else
PCWorld
If Google doesn't change how it handles users' private data by the end of February, it may face fines of €15 million (about US$18.6 million), the Dutch Privacy Authority said Monday. Google's current privacy policy breaches several provisions of the Dutch data ...
Google Risks Fines After Dutch Issue Privacy UltimatumBloomberg
Dutch watchdog demands privacy changes from GoogleU-T San Diego

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Microsoft Skype Translator Preview: The real-world test - Mashable

December 15, 2014 - 9:01am

Mashable

Microsoft Skype Translator Preview: The real-world test
Mashable
Our conversation was halting at first. Maria in the south of Spain would start to speak and I would reflexively respond, even though I didn't understand what she was saying. Our real-time translated conversation continued this way for a few moments, until I ...
Microsoft makes available preview of Skype TranslatorZDNet
Skype Translator Preview Going Live TodayTechCrunch
Skype's newest app will translate your speech in real timeThe Verge
Load The Game -Ubergizmo (blog) -The Independent
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Apple's Holiday Ad Paints The iPad As A Device That Bridges Generations - TechCrunch

December 15, 2014 - 8:51am

Mac Rumors

Apple's Holiday Ad Paints The iPad As A Device That Bridges Generations
TechCrunch
Apple's marketing team does one thing especially well: Identifying how its products are being used and turning that into a point of emotional resonance via video advertising. The company's new holiday ad, which is called “The Song,” uses Apple's entire ...
AdWatch: Apple Wants You To Cry Beautiful Holiday TearsWall Street Journal (blog)
Apple's Newest Ad Will Reduce You To A Ball Of MushRefinery29
Video: Apple's heartwarming new holiday ad might move you to tearsBGR
Nasdaq -Chinatopix -ValueWalk
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Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014 - InformationWeek

December 15, 2014 - 8:34am

InformationWeek

Microsoft: 9 Best Moves Of 2014
InformationWeek
For Microsoft, 2014 has been a terrific year. The company's stock reached its highest levels in a decade. Its overall financials are strong despite ongoing weak spots, such as consumer demand for PCs. Microsoft is releasing new and intriguing products at a ...

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Hints of Nest integration appear in Google Now - TechHive

December 15, 2014 - 8:30am

TechCrunch

Hints of Nest integration appear in Google Now
TechHive
Ian is an independent writer based in Tel Aviv, Israel. His current focus is on all things tech including mobile devices, desktop and laptop computers, software, social networks, Web apps, tech-related legislation and corporate tech news. More by Ian Paul.
Now you can control the Nest Learning Thermostat with Google voice commandsStuff.tv

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Runtastic Uses Oculus Rift To Give Your Real-World Workout A Virtual Kick In ... - TechCrunch

December 15, 2014 - 7:18am

Technabob

Runtastic Uses Oculus Rift To Give Your Real-World Workout A Virtual Kick In ...
TechCrunch
Fitness tracking app Runtastic has developed a proof-of-concept piece of software for Oculus Rift VR headsets that allow the user to do a real 7-minute workout, while experiencing a virtual environment at the same time. The new software lets you do squats, ...
Runtastic thinks you'll like exercising with a VR headsetEngadget
Welcome to the Era of Virtual Reality Workout ProgramsGizmodo
The Future Of Fitness Is Here: Runtastic Experiments With Oculus RiftDigital Journal

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Samsung Galaxy S6 With 'Half-Metal' Body Tipped for CES 2015 Launch - NDTV

December 15, 2014 - 6:19am

NDTV

Samsung Galaxy S6 With 'Half-Metal' Body Tipped for CES 2015 Launch
NDTV
A new report citing analysts from Mirae Asset Securities (MAS) claims that Samsung's next flagship smartphone, believed to be dubbed Galaxy S6, will debut early next year at CES - and not MWC as expected. Corroborating earlier leaks, analysts also tip that ...

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