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Samsung Pay beta opens in US: Here's how to get in - Press Examiner

August 27, 2015 - 11:52pm

Press Examiner

Samsung Pay beta opens in US: Here's how to get in
Press Examiner
Samsung has started rolling out the first beta for the Samsung Pay in the United States. In Samsung's native South Korea, the service saw 10,000 credit and debit card registered on launch day with this figure now rising to 80,000. There are some ...
Want To Try Samsung Pay? Here's How To Join The Beta ProgramTech Times
Samsung Pay beta program launches in the USSlashGear
Samsung Pay Beta Launched On All US Carriers Except VerizonLedger Gazette
Rapid News Network -PPP Focus.com -Bulletin Leader
all 45 news articles »

Microsoft's new Snip app turns your screenshots into stories - Mashable

August 27, 2015 - 10:46pm

Mashable

Microsoft's new Snip app turns your screenshots into stories
Mashable
The company introduced a new way to capture screenshots Thursday called Snip, a standalone app that lets you add your voice and doodles to screen grabs. See also: The 10 best features of Windows 10, in GIFs · Snip is a lightweight Windows app that ...
Microsoft latest Snip app is much more than a screen capture toolMyTechBits
Microsoft Snip lets you quickly annotate and add audio to screenshotsPCWorld
Microsoft tests new snipping tool with e-ink, voice annotationZDNet
VentureBeat -Engadget -The Verge
all 13 news articles »

Mirrativ app can live stream anything on your phone - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 9:56pm

PCWorld

Mirrativ app can live stream anything on your phone
PCWorld
Mobile gaming company DeNA has launched a live streaming app that lets users stream anything on their smartphones, from chats to apps and video. Mirrativ goes beyond popular video live streaming apps like Periscope and Meerkat, as well as ...
DeNA Announces a New Twist on Mobile Livestreaming With Mirrativ Screensharing AppDigital Facility
DeNA Goes Live Streaming With MirrativWall Street Journal (blog)
Twitch meets Periscope with new streaming app MirrativCNET
Tech in Asia -MyBroadband -VentureBeat
all 21 news articles »

Facebook's M Is Not The Droid You've Been Looking For - TechCrunch

August 27, 2015 - 7:29pm

TechCrunch

Facebook's M Is Not The Droid You've Been Looking For
TechCrunch
Facebook unveiled its M personal assistant yesterday, shelled out a few details and revealed that it was currently being beta-tested by a couple hundred random users in the Bay Area. The service is unique in that it is partially human-powered, and ...
Meet M, Facebook's new personal assistant (+video)Christian Science Monitor
Facebook Tests New Digital AssistantFOX10 News
Digital assistants: If they only had a brainMarketplace.org
The Hullabaloo Online -The American Bazaar -InformationWeek
all 35 news articles »Google News

Facebook Finally Cracks Down On Video Piracy - TechCrunch

August 27, 2015 - 6:48pm

TechCrunch

Facebook Finally Cracks Down On Video Piracy
TechCrunch
Facebook didn't get to be one of the largest video streamers on the web without making a few enemies. Unfortunately, up to this point, a lot of those enemies were the people actually creating cool video content for the site. Today, Facebook is trying ...
Facebook is trying to make it easier to stop video piracyEngadget
Facebook to crack down on pirated videosPCWorld
Facebook details new effort to stop video piracySlashGear
Financial Times -Ubergizmo -Fortune
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Facebook is trying to make it easier to stop video piracy - Engadget

August 27, 2015 - 6:47pm

Engadget

Facebook is trying to make it easier to stop video piracy
Engadget
From user-made clips to content from big media properties, video is all over Facebook (and more people than ever are using the social network). Along with that trend comes the problem of piracy: plenty of video publishers are seeing their work ...
Facebook to crack down on pirated videosPCWorld
Facebook details new effort to stop video piracySlashGear
Facebook tackles video freebootersFinancial Times
Ubergizmo -Fortune -Headlines & Global News
all 69 news articles »

'I filmed the shooting see Facebook' - Killings tailored for the Twitter age - New Zealand Herald

August 27, 2015 - 6:39pm

New York Post

'I filmed the shooting see Facebook' - Killings tailored for the Twitter age
New Zealand Herald
Rage, narcissism, a gun and social media combined for a particularly excruciating display of horror. After murdering two former colleagues during a live TV news stand-up, Vester Lee Flanagan uploaded a horrifying message to his Twitter account: "I ...
The Va. shooter wanted Facebook to make him famous. Instead, it brought us ...Washington Post
'Facebook made me witness a murder'NEWS.com.au
Essay: Virginia TV shootings were tailored for the Twitter ageStuff.co.nz
TidBITS -Telegraph.co.uk -Rapid News Network
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This Ashley Madison Data Reveal Might Be the Most Depressing Info Yet - E! Online

August 27, 2015 - 5:12pm

E! Online

This Ashley Madison Data Reveal Might Be the Most Depressing Info Yet
E! Online
Ashley Madison? Better change the name to Sausage Fest. Some depressing or hilarious (depending on your point of view) new information just came to light thanks to the data dump that published the details of Ashley Madison's 36 million accounts.
'What is your wife worth?'NEWS.com.au
Of course the Ashley Madison scandal should be turned into a TV showWashington Post (blog)
Ashley Madison TV show on offerAsiaOne
Gizmodo -Toronto Sun -Extra
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Google Chrome shuts down background tab autoplay - Fortune

August 27, 2015 - 4:58pm

Fortune

Google Chrome shuts down background tab autoplay
Fortune
From all of us to you, Google: thank you. Chrome will soon roll-out a feature that keeps tabs from autoplaying if they are not in the foreground, according to TechCrunch. And while that means videos will still auto-play when a tab is in the foreground ...
Google Chrome to Silence Annoying Auto-Play VideosPC Magazine
Google's Chrome To Stop Background Tab AutoplayUbergizmo
Chrome Starts Telling Autoplaying Videos To STFUTechCrunch
Dispatch Times -Computerworld -The Verge
all 17 news articles »

Facebook Cracks 1 Billion User Milestone in a Single Day, Zuckerberg Says - ABC News

August 27, 2015 - 4:29pm

ABC News

Facebook Cracks 1 Billion User Milestone in a Single Day, Zuckerberg Says
ABC News
For the first time ever, one billion people have logged onto Facebook in a single day, meaning 1 in 7 people in the world accessed their profiles, according to the company's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The milestone moment happened on Monday ...
For the first time, 1 billion people used Facebook in a dayWashington Post
One in Seven People on Earth Use Facebook in Single DayNewsweek
1 billion people used Facebook in 24 hoursMashable
Wired -Telegraph.co.uk -CBS Local
all 40 news articles »

Evernote Ending Support for Food App - PC Magazine

August 27, 2015 - 4:04pm

TechCrunch

Evernote Ending Support for Food App
PC Magazine
Lame news for those who like to record their memorable meals with Evernote Food: the company is ditching the two-year-old app on Sept. 30. Come the end of next month, the iOS and Android apps will no longer be available for download and Evernote will ...
Evernote Food is shutting down, and that's terribleThe Verge
Evernote shutting down its Food apps for iOS and AndroidEngadget
Evernote Food support ends on September 30SlashGear
9 to 5 Mac (blog) -TechCrunch -The Next Web
all 11 news articles »Google News

Our ideas for the Ashley Madison TV show - New York Post

August 27, 2015 - 3:30pm

New York Post

Our ideas for the Ashley Madison TV show
New York Post
Whether you like it or not, Ashley Madison is coming to your TV — and not just the 24-hour cable-news cycle. The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday that a company called OutEast Entertainment is working on a fictionalized version of the scandalous story ...
You can't access Ashley Madison from computers in LA schoolsLos Angeles Times
Report: Most 'Women' on Ashley Madison Were Actually FakePC Magazine
Affair Website Included Two Moore Email AddressesSouthern Pines Pilot
Fusion -WTAE Pittsburgh -International Business Times
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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos - PCWorld

August 27, 2015 - 3:16pm

TechCrunch

Facebook to crack down on pirated videos
PCWorld
Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders. The move comes amid an explosion in the amount of video viewed on Facebook, posted by regular users, publishers and ...
Facebook Finally Cracks Down On Video PiracyTechCrunch
Facebook tackles video freebootersFinancial Times
Facebook's New Technology to Quell Unauthorized Video UploadsSocialTimes
Marketing Land -International Business Times -ReelSEO
all 23 news articles »Google News

Michael Fassbender 'Assassin's Creed' Poster Is A Shadowy Glimpse At A Dark ... - Bustle

August 27, 2015 - 2:38pm

Bustle

Michael Fassbender 'Assassin's Creed' Poster Is A Shadowy Glimpse At A Dark ...
Bustle
He's here, and he's a sassy assassin. Michael Fassbender is starring in Assassin's Creed, a film based on the hugely popular video game series of the same name. The movie is set to be released on December 21st, 2016, giving you something to do and talk ...

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Compare the new Moto 360 against its larger predecessor - Engadget

August 27, 2015 - 2:30pm

Engadget

Compare the new Moto 360 against its larger predecessor
Engadget
We've heard rumblings about Motorola's new version of the Moto 360 arriving in two sizes, and now we've seen some supporting evidence. In the latest round of supposed leaked images, we get a glimpse of the smaller version of the smartwatch alongside ...
Moto 360 smartwatch clocks an update with new interactive facesCNET
Leaked Photos Show the New Moto 360 May Come In Two Sizes, Like the Apple WatchGizmodo
Leaked photos give us the best look yet at new Moto 360The Verge
Pocket-lint.com -Android Police
all 47 news articles »Google News

Apple lines up Sept 9 event, seen unveiling new iPhones - Reuters

August 27, 2015 - 12:46pm

Reuters

Apple lines up Sept 9 event, seen unveiling new iPhones
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday invited journalists to a Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to unveil new iPhones and potentially a new version of its Apple TV set-top box. The email invitation includes a colorful Apple logo with the ...
Apple Ready For September EventABC News
The best responses from Siri to Apple's September eventUSA TODAY
Apple Announces Sept. 9 EventWall Street Journal (blog)
Los Angeles Times -PC Magazine -CNET
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Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos - NBCNews.com

August 27, 2015 - 12:43pm

NBCNews.com

Wide and Tall: Instagram Now Allows Landscape and Portrait Photos
NBCNews.com
For years, Instagram users have been expressing themselves with all manner of filters, effects and hashtags — but there's always been one nagging limitation: Every photo and video had to be square. That's no longer the case as of Thursday, the ...
Instagram finally drops square picture rules to embrace rectangular photosTelegraph.co.uk
Instagram Just Made Its Biggest Change EverTIME
Instagram breaks out of the box with portrait and landscape support for photos ...VentureBeat
Engadget -Gizmodo -Quartz
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IPhone 6S Flashes Screen for Selfies - Rapid News Network

August 27, 2015 - 12:13pm

Rapid News Network

IPhone 6S Flashes Screen for Selfies
Rapid News Network
Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac cites sources saying that the new phones – likely called the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus – will have 12-megapixel cameras. One of the features that's allegedly going to be improved with the iPhone 6s is its camera. Since the iPhone 4S, ...

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Apple confirms September 9 event - USA TODAY

August 27, 2015 - 11:24am

USA TODAY

Apple confirms September 9 event
USA TODAY
The rumors are true: Apple will host an event September 9 where it is widely expected the company will not only introduce its next iPhone, but a revamped Apple TV set-top box. Invites were sent Thursday that read "Hey Siri, give us a hint," referencing ...
Here's When Apple Is Unveiling the Next iPhoneTIME
Apple Announces Sept. 9 EventWall Street Journal (blog)
New iPhone? Apple Announces Event on September 9NBCNews.com
Los Angeles Times -Mashable
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Michael Fassbender is SMOLDERING in the first photo from the 'Assassin's Creed ... - USA TODAY

August 27, 2015 - 11:08am

USA TODAY

Michael Fassbender is SMOLDERING in the first photo from the 'Assassin's Creed ...
USA TODAY
We now have the definitive answer to the question “can Michael Fassbender get any hotter?” The answer is YES. YES HE CAN. We present you with Exhibit A, a first look (from Yahoo) at the actor in the upcoming Assassin's Creed movie: ...
A First Look At Michael Fassbender In The 'Assassin's Creed' MovieForbes
This is either Michael Fassbender in Assassin's Creed, or a really weird ...The Verge
Michael Fassbender looks like a killer in first Assassin's Creed photoEntertainment Weekly
Hollywood Reporter -IGN -GameSpot
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