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Tesla P85D Launch Reaction Compilation - Gas 2.0

January 27, 2015 - 10:26am

Gas 2.0

Tesla P85D Launch Reaction Compilation
Gas 2.0
You like instant torque? The Tesla Model S P85D has got instant torque, some 864 lb-ft of it, which means that launched the electric sedan literally shoves you back into the seat unlike anything you've ever experienced. This compilation of passenger reactions ...

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How Adventure Classic Grim Fandango Holds Up 16 Years Later - The Mary Sue

January 27, 2015 - 9:39am

The Mary Sue

How Adventure Classic Grim Fandango Holds Up 16 Years Later
The Mary Sue
Re-releasing games tends to have little value outside of convenience. Sure, I could have hunted down Kingdom Hearts II and Birth by Sleep and paid for them individually. But that could have been more expensive than opting for Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ...

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Encrypted Messaging App Wickr Hides Behind Cats To Post Facebook Pics ... - TechCrunch

January 27, 2015 - 8:13am

Forbes

Encrypted Messaging App Wickr Hides Behind Cats To Post Facebook Pics ...
TechCrunch
Cat photos are some of the most popular images on the web today, and encrypted messaging service Wickr is tapping into that, along with one of the classic tricks of the spy trade called steganography, to launch a new service that marks its first foray into the ...
Wickr launches Timed Feeds — its “Instagram killer”VentureBeat
The Messaging App That Uses Cats to Keep Your Photos PrivateWired
Self-destructing chat app Wickr uses cat pics to hide photos in plain sightEngadget
ReadWrite -Financial Times -Phys.Org
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Facebook Kitties: How Wickr Plans To Hide Encrypted Photos In Plain Sight On ... - Forbes

January 27, 2015 - 8:00am

Forbes

Facebook Kitties: How Wickr Plans To Hide Encrypted Photos In Plain Sight On ...
Forbes
Imagine if the endless cat photos on your Facebook newsfeed weren't just the product of shutter-happy pet owners but instead were being used to pass on hidden messages. Sound like a spy novel? It's becoming reality thanks to a new feature from encrypted ...

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Twitter debuts video, group messaging - USA TODAY

January 27, 2015 - 7:40am

USA TODAY

Twitter debuts video, group messaging
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter is rolling out two new features designed to make the service easier to use and more appealing: private group messaging and the ability to shoot, edit and post videos directly through the Twitter app. The company is adding the new ...
Twitter introduces group direct messages and native video sharingMashable
You can now post videos and send group messages on TwitterThe Verge
Twitter finally delivers group messaging and videoEngadget
Wired -VentureBeat -CNET
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UK Regulator Sets Out Priorities For Growing The Internet Of Things - TechCrunch

January 27, 2015 - 6:53am

UK Regulator Sets Out Priorities For Growing The Internet Of Things
TechCrunch
The U.K.'s telecoms regulator Ofcom has identified four areas it plans to prioritize in order to support the development of the Internet of Things, after taking input from various industry “stakeholders” last year. “Ofcom's plan is to ensure the U.K. has the tools and ...

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Elon Musk's SpaceX drops its Air Force lawsuit. So what does that mean? - Orlando Business Journal

January 27, 2015 - 5:30am

Orlando Business Journal

Elon Musk's SpaceX drops its Air Force lawsuit. So what does that mean?
Orlando Business Journal
Elon Musk's space launch company threw in the towel on a lawsuit against the Air Force, about two weeks after a court denied a competitor's effort to get it tossed. Should we figure then that the company is one step closer to competing for Air Force ...

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Ex-Opera CEO launches new browser, Vivaldi - CNET

January 27, 2015 - 5:04am

CNET

Ex-Opera CEO launches new browser, Vivaldi
CNET
It's unlikely to dethrone major names like Chrome and IE, but CEO Jon von Tetzchner hopes Vivaldi will attract power users who want a full-featured PC browser. by Stephen Shankland · @stshank; January 27, 2015 1:14 AM PST. comments. 0. facebook.
Internet browser Vivaldi takes aim at tech savvy usersReuters
Former Opera CEO Launches Vivaldi, A New Browser For Power UsersTechCrunch
The startup joining Google and Microsoft in the web browser marketITProPortal
Gigaom
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Vivaldi: A new Web browser aimed at tech savvy users - IBNLive

January 27, 2015 - 4:50am

IBNLive

Vivaldi: A new Web browser aimed at tech savvy users
IBNLive
Oslo: Veteran software maker Jon von Tetzchner launched a new Internet browser on Tuesday, offering an interface for high-volume users who "have problems fitting all their open tabs on one screen", he said in a Reuters interview. Known as Vivaldi and ...

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Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries - Engadget

January 27, 2015 - 4:02am

Ubergizmo (blog)

Super-thin Kevlar layers promise safer, slimmer batteries
Engadget
Scientists have spent a lot of time trying to lengthen battery life, but safety and thickness matter, too. Just ask Boeing about that first problem -- its 787 Dreamliner was grounded for months thanks to battery fires. However, a group of University of Michigan ...
Researchers Develop Slimmer, Safer Kevlar-based Lithium-Ion BatteriesUbergizmo (blog)
Kevlar barrier could prevent Li-ion battery firesNew Electronics
'Bulletproof' battery: Kevlar membrane for safer, thinner lithium rechargeablesPhys.Org

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Grim Fandango Remastered review (PC): A classic back from the dead - Digital Spy

January 27, 2015 - 2:06am

Digital Spy

Grim Fandango Remastered review (PC): A classic back from the dead
Digital Spy
Grim Fandango was a game lost to the ages, accessible only to those with an age-old computer and the original discs, and loyal fans with enough technical knowhow to get it running on a modern PC. Allowing an important piece of adventure history to ...
Sony Moves to Fix Grim Fandango Remastered IssuesPower Up Gaming
Slideshow: This week's video game releasesLongview Daily News
8 Classic Adventure Games to Play After Grim FandangoThe Escapist
Game Debate
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Facebook Inaccessible on Four Continents as Site Works on Fix - Businessweek

January 27, 2015 - 1:12am

Kansas City Star

Facebook Inaccessible on Four Continents as Site Works on Fix
Businessweek
Facebook Inc. (FB:US) was inaccessible in parts of Asia, Europe and Africa with users greeted by a message that the social network is working on a solution. People in Singapore, Australia, Italy and South Africa were unable to log in and their feeds weren't ...
Facebook, Instagram Service Restored Following OutagesABC News
Facebook, Tinder, Instagram suffer widespread issuesMashable
Facebook and Instagram Inaccessible for UsersWall Street Journal
USA TODAY -CBS Local -New York Times
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Gartner predicts a quarter billion connected vehicles by 2020 - ZDNet

January 26, 2015 - 11:03pm

Telecoms.com

Gartner predicts a quarter billion connected vehicles by 2020
ZDNet
By 2020, there will be a quarter of a billion connected vehicles on the road globally, according to new research by Gartner. In its report, Predicts 2015: The Internet of Things, Gartner forecast that within five years, one in five vehicles around the world will have ...
Gartner foresees 250M connected vehicles on the road by 2020Computerworld
What retailers need to do to take advantage of the Internet of ThingsBetaNews
Five myths (debunked) about security and privacy for Internet of ThingsCSO Online
Digital Journal
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Anti-Tesla laws In AZ, MI, NJ, and TX nominated for 'Luddite Award' (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

January 26, 2015 - 8:07pm

Christian Science Monitor

Anti-Tesla laws In AZ, MI, NJ, and TX nominated for 'Luddite Award' (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
A technology think tank has nominated four anti-Tesla states for its annual Luddite Award – so named after the 19th-century British artisans who protested against industrial progress. Arizona, Texas, Minnesota, and New Jersey all passed laws restricting Tesla ...
Elon Musk debates science--with Lisa SimpsonUSA TODAY
Elon Musk responds to his guest spot on 'The Simpsons'San Jose Mercury News
Elon Musk Explains Why Lisa Simpson Is WrongABC News
myfox8.com -IndustryWeek -The News Wheel
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DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US - ARNnet

January 26, 2015 - 8:03pm

DEA cameras tracking hundreds of millions of car journeys across the US
ARNnet
A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration program to keep tabs on cars close to the U.S.-Mexican border has been gradually expanded nationwide and is regularly used by other law enforcement agencies in their hunt for suspects. The extent of the system, ...

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Panasonic Toughbook 31 refreshed with better performance, battery life - SlashGear

January 26, 2015 - 7:45pm

SlashGear

Panasonic Toughbook 31 refreshed with better performance, battery life
SlashGear
Panasonic has refreshed its Toughbook 31, making its ultra-durable laptop a little more appealing to those operating in harsh environments. The biggest difference is the improvement in battery life, with the maker saying its updated model offers 18 hours of ...
Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highsInfoWorld
The Panasonic Toughbook 31 Gets Even Better Battery Life and PerformanceTechaeris
Panasonic Toughbook 31 Now More Rugged, Faster, and Longer LastingMaximum PC
TechRadar
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Oculus' First In-House VR Film “Lost” Is Cute, Immersive, But Hardly Interactive - TechCrunch

January 26, 2015 - 6:57pm

TechCrunch

Oculus' First In-House VR Film “Lost” Is Cute, Immersive, But Hardly Interactive
TechCrunch
Oculus just premiered its Story Studio's first virtual reality cinema experience “Lost” that's designed to demonstrate the narrative potential of VR to filmmakers. The experience features a massive robotic hand traipsing around a darkened forest in search of its ...
Facebook's Oculus forms its own VR film studioCNET
Welcome to Hollywood: Facebook's Oculus to Make Virtual Reality MoviesNBCNews.com
Samsung Gear VR Review: The Amazing Virtual Reality Headset For The Note 4Forbes
FanIQ -TechSpot -The Star Online
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Xbox Platform Slid 20% As Microsoft Shipped 6.6 Million Consoles - Forbes

January 26, 2015 - 5:57pm

Headlines & Global News

Xbox Platform Slid 20% As Microsoft Shipped 6.6 Million Consoles
Forbes
Microsoft shipped 6.6 million Xbox consoles in Q4 2014, according the company's earnings report, out today. That's down from 7.4 million during the same period last year, which combined with Microsoft's aggressive pricing strategy during the holidays, has ...
Microsoft Ships 6.6 Million Xbox Consoles During Last QuarterGame Informer
ColorWare Has Something No One Needs...$300 Gold Plated Game ControllersHeadlines & Global News
Microsoft Sold 6.6 Million Xbox Consoles During the HolidaysHardcore Gamer
Ubergizmo (blog) -KpopStarz
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Get free TV shows and music with Apple's new Free on iTunes section - CNET

January 26, 2015 - 3:52pm

CNET

Get free TV shows and music with Apple's new Free on iTunes section
CNET
If you have moved away from iTunes and toward streaming services for your digital media consumption needs, it may be time to double back to iTunes, or at least stop by once in a while. After removing the free Single of the Week from iTunes at the beginning ...
Apple Adds Free Section to iTunes StorePC Magazine
Apple brings back free music with new iTunes promotionMacworld
Apple replaces 'Single of the Week' with 'Free on iTunes'Christian Science Monitor
Digital Trends -TrustedReviews -Gadget Gestures
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Broadband Providers Say Consumers Don't Need Speeds Of 25 Mbps - MediaPost Communications

January 26, 2015 - 3:22pm

MediaPost Communications

Broadband Providers Say Consumers Don't Need Speeds Of 25 Mbps
MediaPost Communications
Defining broadband as speeds of at least 25 Mbps “would be entirely out of step with current consumer conceptions,” a trade group for Internet service providers is telling the Federal Communications Commission. The National Cable & Telecommunications ...
Cory Booker Stands by President's Side to Support Municipal BroadbandDC Inno
Cable giants don't like the FCC's push to redefine 'broadband'Engadget
The cable industry does not want to give Americans faster InternetAfterDawn
FierceCable -Washington Post (blog) -Bloomberg View
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