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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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)
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Hasselblad Enters Mirrorless Arena With X1D Camera - PC Magazine

June 22, 2016 - 9:07am

PC Magazine

Hasselblad Enters Mirrorless Arena With X1D Camera
PC Magazine
This year marks Hasselblad's 75th as a camera maker, and the company is celebrating by expanding its product lineup. The 50- and 100-megapixel versions of its flagship H6D were the first to drop in April. Now, just a couple months later, it's bringing ...
Hasselblad X1D Review -- First Impressionsimaging resource
Hasselblad Announces the X1DFstoppers
Hasselblad's new camera jams a giant sensor into a compact frameThe Verge
Gizmodo -CNET -Popular Photography Magazine -WIRED
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Tesla's planned SolarCity buy puzzles everybody but Musk - Reuters

June 22, 2016 - 9:05am

Tesla's planned SolarCity buy puzzles everybody but Musk
Reuters
June 22 To Elon Musk, Tesla Motors Inc's planned buyout of SolarCity Corp was a "no-brainer". Investors and analysts clearly had a bit more trouble figuring out the rationale, with the electric car maker's shares dropping 10 percent in premarket ...

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New Amazon Kindle Doubles the Storage - PC Magazine

June 22, 2016 - 8:28am

PC Magazine

New Amazon Kindle Doubles the Storage
PC Magazine
Hot on the thin, ergonomic heel of the Kindle Oasis comes a lighter, thinner Amazon Kindle. That's right, an update to the regular, vanilla Kindle. Don't worry, though. At $79.99, it remains the least expensive ebook reader in Amazon's lineup. So, what ...
The $80 Kindle is now thinner, lighter and has more memoryUSA TODAY
Amazon's new Kindle is only $80 and comes in whiteArs Technica
Amazon's redesigned Kindle is thinner, lighter, and comes in whiteThe Verge
GeekWire -Digital Book World -VentureBeat -Gizmodo
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Smart-battery maker Roost is developing a Wi-Fi water and freeze detector - TechHive

June 22, 2016 - 8:09am

TechHive

Smart-battery maker Roost is developing a Wi-Fi water and freeze detector
TechHive
The company behind the Roost Smart Battery for smoke detectors expands into another segment of the smart home. Roost Water and Freeze Detector Credit: Roost. Comments. Michael Brown | @brownieshq. Executive Editor, TechHive. Jun 22, 2016 6:00 ...
Roost shifts from fire to water with new smart detectorCNET
Roost's latest connected home product detects leaks and freezingTechCrunch
Roost's smart water detector monitors your home's wet spotsEngadget
Marketwired (press release) -ReadWrite
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Samsung's Gear 360 goes on sale in US on 'limited basis' for $350 - CNET

June 22, 2016 - 7:01am

Engadget

Samsung's Gear 360 goes on sale in US on 'limited basis' for $350
CNET
VR enthusiasts in the US can finally get their hands on Samsung's Gear 360 virtual reality camera -- if they're going to an online video conference in California. The South Korean company on Wednesday said it will start selling the camera in the US "on ...
Samsung's Creator program encourages filmmakers to create VR content with its technologyVentureBeat
Samsung Now Has An End-To-End Solution For Consumer VRFast Company
Samsung Launches Virtual Reality Camera, Content Creators InitiativeHollywood Reporter
The Verge -Recode -USA TODAY -Engadget
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How Mark Zuckerberg Protects His Privacy? With Strips Of Tape, Of Course - Tech Times

June 22, 2016 - 6:45am

CNET

How Mark Zuckerberg Protects His Privacy? With Strips Of Tape, Of Course
Tech Times
Mark Zuckerberg's public status has made him a target of number of hackers and cyber threats in the world. Alongside personal security guards and protection investments, the Facebook owner was recently spotted sporting a new security system.
Why does Mark Zuckerberg tape the camera and mic of his MacBook?BGR
Mark Zuckerberg Tapes Laptop Camera And Microphone Joining Edward Snowden And FBI Director James ComeyInternational Business Times
Mark Zuckerberg Uses Tape As A Security MeasurementAndroid Headlines
BBC News -The Guardian -The Independent -TechSpot
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Tripping Down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole - New York Times

June 22, 2016 - 4:13am

New York Times

Tripping Down a Virtual Reality Rabbit Hole
New York Times
A visitor tried HTC Vive virtual reality headset at the Computex exhibition in Taipei this month. The experience can be overwhelming. Credit Tyrone Siu/Reuters. This is going to sound like the tech-nerd version of one of those first-person People ...
How virtual reality gaming is blowing its big chance in 2016The Verge
Facebook's Oculus Rift To Benefit From Virtual Reality AdvertisingSeeking Alpha
Oculus Defends Its VR Exclusive TitlesUbergizmo
IT PRO -International Business Times -TechCrunch -Android Headlines
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Stave off creepy texting partners with Burner's Ghostbot - Engadget

June 22, 2016 - 12:19am

Engadget

Stave off creepy texting partners with Burner's Ghostbot
Engadget
If you've ever unwittingly received harassing texts or annoying messages from someone who got hold of your number somehow, you've probably made friends with your phone's block feature. If not, because you don't want to be rude, you've put together a ...
Burner, a service that generates temporary phone numbers, makes it easier to ghost conversationsTechCrunch
Welcome to the future, where bots make the bad dates go awayThe Verge
Burner's Ghostbot Handles Unwanted 'Netflix and Chill' InvitesPC Magazine
Fast Company -Yahoo News -VentureBeat -Bustle
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VLC for Android now plays videos from your local network - Engadget

June 21, 2016 - 8:11pm

Engadget

VLC for Android now plays videos from your local network
Engadget
VLC for Android just became much, much more useful if you like full control over how and where you play your videos. The newly released VLC 2.0 rolls in a few big features that you may well have missed, most notably network browsing. Yes, you can find ...
VLC 2.0 Adds Android N Support & A Number Of New FeaturesAndroid Headlines
VLC 2.0 is here with network playback, reduced permissions, and so much moreAndroid Central
[Update: Wide Release] VLC v2.0 Is Rolling Out With Network Browsing, Merged Android TV Version, And MoreAndroid Police
TechCrunch -Lifehacker -Liliputing -VentureBeat
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Overwatch director explains the ins and outs of matchmaking - PC Gamer

June 21, 2016 - 5:36pm

PC Gamer

Overwatch director explains the ins and outs of matchmaking
PC Gamer
Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan has posted another lengthy message on the Battle.net forums, this one focusing on matchmaking: How it's supposed to work, how it actually works, and why it sometimes seems like Blizzard's entire online universe has a ...
Overwatch is dropping the Avoid This Player optionPolygon
Overwatch Removes Avoid Player System With New Patch That's Now in Public TestingGameSpot
Blizzard nixes Overwatch's 'Avoid this player' featureDestructoid
Game Rant -Engadget -Tech Times -The Escapist
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Teenage Overwatch player accused of cheating proves she's just that good with Zarya - PC Gamer

June 21, 2016 - 4:15pm

PC Gamer

Teenage Overwatch player accused of cheating proves she's just that good with Zarya
PC Gamer
A 17-year-old Korean gamer who goes by the handle Geguri is so damn good at playing Zarya in Overwatch (with a 6.31 K/D and 80% win rate) that, following a dominant performance at the Nexus Cup, she was accused by her opponents of cheating. In fact ...
Blizzard clears high-ranking teenage Overwatch player in cheating scandalPolygon
'Overwatch' Pro Players Quit In Shame After They Get Trounced By 17-Year-Old Korean GirlTech Times
Two Overwatch pros quit in shame as Korean teen proves she's the realnessDestructoid
Engadget -GameZone -TechnoBuffalo -Kotaku
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BMW Is Turning Used i3 Batteries Into Home Energy Storage Units - Greentech Media

June 21, 2016 - 3:40pm

Greentech Media

BMW Is Turning Used i3 Batteries Into Home Energy Storage Units
Greentech Media
Repurposed batteries could create a new revenue stream for EV customers. But it's not yet clear how the buyback program will work. by Julia Pyper June 21, 2016. BMW Is Turning Used i3 Batteries Into Home Energy Storage Units. Repurposed batteries ...
BMW i3 Batteries to Be Recycled for Home UseCar and Driver (blog)
Soon, you'll be able to use BMW i3 batteries to power your houseDigital Trends
BMW will repurpose i3 batteries for home energy storageEngadget
Autoblog (blog) -CNET -The Verge -Mashable
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