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Nexus 5 battery drain issue acknowledged by Google, fix coming soon
The Nexus 5 smartphone has been noted to be affected by a new battery drain issue, which Google claims is due to high CPU usage of the 'mm-qcamera-daemon' process that leads to the battery dying sooner than expected. A Google Project Member on the ...
LG making Google Nexus 6 and Nexus smartwatchDaily Bhaskar
Google Nexus 8 Tablet Release Date; Launch Coupled With Android 4.5/5.0 OS ...KDramaStars
Nexus 6 and Nexus smartwatch rumored to be LG made for fall releaseAndroid Community
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No more porn: Vine updates rules and terms to ban sexually explicit content
Vine has already taken measures to hide porn and sexually explicit content, but in its latest move the video sharing site has decided to completely ban such content. Updating its rules and terms of services, Twitter-owned Vine states that one cannot post ...
Twitter bans porn on its video-sharing app VineBBC News
Twitter cracks down on posting of explicit sexual content on VineITworld.com
Vine Banned Porn Probably Because a Teenager Had Sex with a Hot PocketThe Wire
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Netflix phishing scam targets users through false warnings
A new phishing scam is targeting Netflix users in an attempt to obtain credit card information. The phishing attempt starts by telling Netflix users that their account has been suspended due to "unusual activity," and they are given a phone number to call.
Netflix Customers Targeted in "Completely New" Phishing ScamNBC Southern California
Internet rights infringedOswegonian
Netflix Users Targeted by Elaborate New Internet ScammersGwinnett Net Daily
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Windows 8.1 update leaks to the web, direct from Redmond
The much-anticipated update to Windows 8.1, which is scheduled for release to the general public in early April, has leaked to the web early. And this time the leak comes from an unexpected source: Microsoft itself. After being released to manufacturing a ...
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5 things to know about Google's mystery barge; some aren't a secret
SAN FRANCISCO - A Google barge built with recycled shipping containers proved its seaworthiness Thursday as it cruised from the San Francisco Bay to Stockton. But many other details about the odd-looking vessel remain a mystery. Here are five things ...
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Head of Sony's North American PlayStation business to step down
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said on Thursday that the chief executive and president of its North American videogame operations, Jack Tretton, who has played a crucial role in increasing its PlayStation business, will step down at the end of March ...
PlayStation U.S. boss Jack Tretton is stepping downVentureBeat
The Head Of Sony Computer Entertainment Steps DownTechCrunch
PlayStation US head Jack Tretton parts ways with SonyEngadget
Play.tm -TechnoBuffalo -DigitalJournal.com
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The VAR Guy
Google Expands Support For Tech Partners
At its second annual Global Partner Summit on Thursday, Google launched a program to support its Google Apps technology partners and to help them create software that augments Google's cloud-based applications. The company also expanded and ...
Get your very own pet Googler ... if you resell our stuff, says GoogleRegister
Google Expands Cloud Partner ProgramChannel Partners
Google Expands Apps Partner Programs With Tech Track, Opens Cloud Partner ...TechCrunch
CITEworld -GigaOM -ZDNet
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IBM Watson Goes On Silicon Valley Grand Tour
Lance Crosby, CEO of IBM's cloud unit SoftLayer is traveling up and down the Silicon Valley meeting with startups. But his mission isn't to get them to turn to IBM for cloud services, even though startups typically show a strong affinity for using cloud ...
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IBM Watson Food Truck Rolls into SXSWData Informed
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FCC to Vote March 31 on Media Ownership Rules
Wall Street Journal
The Federal Communications Commission will vote later this month on a proposal to ban two or more separately owned broadcast TV stations from teaming up to negotiate retransmission fees with cable and satellite providers. The action is part of the ...
UPDATE 1-US FCC may limit TV stations banding on ad sales, retransmissionReuters
FCC to consider tougher rules for local TV stationsLos Angeles Times
Charter Communications Statement Regarding FCC Chairman Wheeler's ...MarketWatch
USA TODAY -Businessweek -TV Technology
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Groups ask US FTC to investigate Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should investigate Facebook's proposed 19 billion acquisition of mobile messaging app WhatsApp—and possibly block it—because of the potential impact on users' privacy, two privacy groups said in a complaint filed ...
ChitrChatr Congratulates WhatsApp on Its Acquisition by Facebook For $19 BillionMarketWatch
Four key benefits from Facebook's acquisition of WhatsAppUtalkmarketing
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Facebook agrees to delete posts for illegal gun sales
News 13 Orlando
Facebook announced Wednesday, March 5, 2014: "We will remove reported posts that explicitly indicate a specific attempt to evade or help others evade the law," including posts from users seeking to buy or sell weapons without a background check.
Dylan's Desk: Facebook takes aim at gun sales, but it misses the markVentureBeat
Facebook cracking down on illegal gun sales planned on siteStanly News & Press
Facebook Bowing Down to Gun ControlDesign & Trend
New York Times (blog) -The News Ledge -The Guardian
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New York Magazine
Facebook goes back to basics for new-new News Feed
Yes, you're finally getting a new News Feed, but it's really just the old News Feed with bigger photos and a different font. Jennifer Van Grove. by Jennifer Van Grove. March 6, 2014 11:18 AM PST. Follow @jbruin. Facebook's new News Feed comes with bigger ...
What to Expect From the Facebook RedesignNBCNews.com
Mobile first UX: Facebook's desktop News Feed mimics mobileZDNet
Facebook Unveils News Feed Redesign, One Year LaterMashable
ReadWrite -GigaOM -myfox8.com
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Tech startup building facial-expression recognition software for Google Glass
A San Diego-based tech startup announced Thursday its next round of funding will put emotion-reading software in wearable tech like Google Glass, which will accurately track and measure human sentiments through its onboard camera. Emotient has raised ...
With $6M in funding, Emotient enables Google Glass to "see" emotionsGigaOM
Emotient's Google Glass app tells you how others are feelingEngadget
Google Glass emotion reader additionProduct Reviews
TechCrunch -Broadway World -Fast Company
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Top Five Suspects in comiXology Password Hacking
The digital comics purveyor is requiring users to change passwords after they were stolen by hackers. The comic book industry was mildly flustered this morning with digital comics company comiXology sent out an email to retailers users advising them to ...
ComiXology hacked, all users must change passwords immediatelyBatman-News
ComiXology requires users to reset passwords after security breachApple Insider
ComiXology realizes it was hacked, requires password reset for all usersTechHive
Comicmix.com -Bleeding Cool News
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Iceland startup finds success with trivia app
REYKJAVIK, Iceland — A small startup has taken the gaming world by storm, finding success with its QuizUp trivia app and spurning offers to abandon its remote Iceland headquarters in favor of California's Silicon Valley. The company, Plain Vanilla, ...
Popular iPhone game QuizUp arrives on AndroidLos Angeles Times
Thinking Caps On: QuizUp Arrives in the Play StorePC Magazine
How hit trivia app QuizUp survived the hype cycleFortune
Mashable -TechCrunch -Fast Company
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Watch Dogs hands on – Post Arcade previews Ubisoft's newest blockbuster, now ...
After more than five years in the making, gamers will finally get a chance to see what all the fuss is about when Ubisoft Entertainment SA finally unleashes its paranoia-inducing new game, Watch Dogs, on May 27. An open world adventure set in a near-future ...
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Society and Religion
Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 vs all new HTC One – Price ...
Society and Religion
For those of you who are considering upgrading their smartphone and narrowed the options down to HTC One or one of Samsung's S4 or S5, we have made a comparison of the specs and prices to help you choose the best option for you.
First Cut: Samsung Galaxy S5The Mobile Indian
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Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto reportedly found
Secretive Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto is a 64-year-old man living near Los Angeles who declines to talk about his role in the digital currency, according to a news report. Newsweek found Nakamoto, the alleged Bitcoin creator, living in Temple City, ...
Bitcoin Creator Satoshi Nakamoto Found?NBCNews.com
Is bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto living quietly in Temple City?Los Angeles Times
Meet Satoshi Nakamoto, the mystery man behind bitcoinFox News
Wired -Forbes -Mashable
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On A Huge Growth Spurt, DigitalOcean Raises A Massive Series A
DigitalOcean is a strange kind of an infrastructure vendor. With the cloud space typified by massive vendors, one would have thought that after Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Rackspace and IBM had used their share of the market there would be ...
Andreessen Horowitz Backs DigitalOcean, a Cloud Computing Start-UpNew York Times
DigitalOcean Gets $37.1 Million For Cloud ExpansionInformationWeek
DigitalOcean Raises $37.2M From Andreessen Horowitz To Take On AWSTechCrunch
Re/code -VentureBeat -GigaOM
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Facebook is caught in the gun debate
Facebook wants to unite the world so everyone can talk about everything. One of the big things people want to talk about, it seems, is guns. The social network is one of the world's largest marketplaces for guns. A DoubleStar AR-15 is offered for $650.
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