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Back to the Future was right: a working hoverboard will be available in 2015 - Gigaom

October 21, 2014 - 1:13am

Gigaom

Back to the Future was right: a working hoverboard will be available in 2015
Gigaom
A California startup has created a real-life hoverboard, and they even let me ride it. But it's mostly a publicity stunt meant to raise interest in levitating other things. Arx Pax hoverboard. photo: Signe Brewster. The good news: Just like Back to the Future Part II ...
I rode a hoverboard designed to save buildings from earthquakes and floodsThe Verge
The Hoverboard Is Real. We've Got Video to Prove It.Yahoo Tech
Architect's Dream Of Levitating Houses Turns Into A HoverboardForbes
Engadget -Re/code -New York Times
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Launch of 'hugely important' Apple Pay limited for now in Omaha area - Omaha World-Herald

October 21, 2014 - 1:02am

Omaha World-Herald

Launch of 'hugely important' Apple Pay limited for now in Omaha area
Omaha World-Herald
Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, demonstrates the new Apple Pay mobile payment system at a Whole Foods store in Cupertino, California, earlier this month. The new system launches on Monday. Posted: Tuesday ...
A list of merchants taking Apple PayKTAR.com
Review: Apple Pay in actionSFGate

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A list of larger merchants taking Apple Pay - Fox Business

October 21, 2014 - 12:15am

Newsweek

A list of larger merchants taking Apple Pay
Fox Business
More than 200,000 payment locations in the U.S. are equipped to accept so-called contactless payments, including Apple Pay. Smaller merchants tend to be among the several millions that don't have the required equipment yet. Apple said it has worked with ...
Apple Pay 'Far Different' in Its Approach to Banks, USAA SaysPaymentsSource
Apple Pay launches Monday: is it safe?ABC17News.com
MLB World Series stadiums first pro sports venues to accept Apple PayApple Insider

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Google's updated search engine cracks down on piracy websites - RT

October 20, 2014 - 11:32pm

RT

Google's updated search engine cracks down on piracy websites
RT
The new version of Google's search engine rolling out this week will “visibly affect” the way it presents and ranks piracy websites around the world. The company made the announcement last week on its Public Policy Blog, in an attempt to detail its ongoing ...

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Cisco Honors Internet of Things Innovators - InfoToday.com

October 20, 2014 - 11:04pm

The Nation

Cisco Honors Internet of Things Innovators
InfoToday.com
Cisco announced the winners of its international Internet of Things (IoT) grand challenges, which were “aimed at recognizing, promoting and accelerating the adoption of breakthrough technologies and products that contribute to the growth and evolution of ...
Analysis: Ushering in the IoT era among consumers,Jakarta Post
How to build meaningful apps in the world of the Internet of thingsITProPortal

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National Teen Driver Safety Week - WBKB-TV

October 20, 2014 - 11:03pm

USA TODAY

National Teen Driver Safety Week
WBKB-TV
A car crash occurs every 5 seconds, and when teens find themselves in a crash, 80 percent of the time the cause is texting while driving. Students working towards getting their license at the Alpena Driving School are frequently taught how to be safe on the ...
OSHP Focuses on Teen Driver Safety WeekWTRF
PennDOT announces Parent's Supervised Driving ProgramThe Sentinel
AG Strange Announces Activities to Promote National Teen Driver Safety Week ...WTVY, Dothan
WTOV Steubenville -WIMA -Auto World News
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Apple responds to Spotlight Suggestions 'backlash,' says personal data ... - Apple Insider

October 20, 2014 - 9:43pm

Wired

Apple responds to Spotlight Suggestions 'backlash,' says personal data ...
Apple Insider
In response to a Monday report alleging Apple has started to automatically collect user search and location data through Spotlight Suggestions, the company has issued a statement clarifying the extent to which customer information is gathered and how it is ...
The most comprehensive guide you'll find to everything new in YosemiteBGR
Apple Capturing Spotlight Search Query Data, Sharing With BingSearch Engine Land
Safari and Spotlight Can Send Data to Apple, Here's How to Turn it OffLifehacker

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Wolverton: Apple Pay great, at stores that accept it - San Jose Mercury News

October 20, 2014 - 8:12pm

San Jose Mercury News

Wolverton: Apple Pay great, at stores that accept it
San Jose Mercury News
When Apple Pay launched on Monday, my editors decided I needed to go shopping. I didn't have to be asked twice. In fact, I felt like a teenager set loose in a mall with a parent's credit card. Now I just needed to find some places that took my peculiar form of ...
How Stripe Helps to Power Apple Pay TransactionsBloomberg
Will Apple Pay phase out the wallet?PBS NewsHour
Discover In Talks With Apple To Bring Itself Into Apple PayUbergizmo
KVEW -WKYC-TV -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Mac OS X Yosemite sends search, location data to Apple, Microsoft - iT News

October 20, 2014 - 6:15pm

Mac OS X Yosemite sends search, location data to Apple, Microsoft
iT News
Apple's newly-released operating system for Macs, OS X Yosemite, sends search terms from the 'Spotlight' feature, coupled with data about the computer's location, to Apple and other third parties, including Microsoft. Researchers have discovered that ...

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Here's What Apple Wants to Achieve With Apple Pay - The Mac Observer

October 20, 2014 - 5:40pm

The Mac Observer

Here's What Apple Wants to Achieve With Apple Pay
The Mac Observer
In Apple's Q4 2014 earnings report, Tim Cook was asked by Shannon Cross of Cross Research what Apple's business model is for Apple Pay and whether it will, over time, become a standalone business, like iTunes. Or is it just incremental revenue? It was a ...
How to Try Apple Pay Today—and Where to Use ItWall Street Journal (blog)
Apple Pay launches, pay online with stored credit card infoWKRC TV Cincinnati
Apple Pay Is Disappointing From A Personal Finance PerspectiveBusiness Insider
Apple Insider -Payment Week -VentureBeat
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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Apple's 'Creative Engine' Has Never Been Stronger - Mac Rumors

October 20, 2014 - 5:17pm

Mac Rumors

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Apple's 'Creative Engine' Has Never Been Stronger
Mac Rumors
During today's fiscal fourth quarter earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that "obviously" the company is working on new products, but that he was going to keep things in the "cone of silence." I'm not sure what to say. I'm not going to give any hints. We look ...
Tim Cook: Apple Pay is a 'killer' feature that will sell phonesVentureBeat
How to Try Apple Pay Today—and Where to Use ItWall Street Journal (blog)
Apple Pay launches, pay online with stored credit card infoWKRC TV Cincinnati
Business Insider -Apple Insider -WBIR-TV
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iTunes by the Numbers: $4.6B Revenue for Q4, $18B Total Revenue in 2014 ... - Mac Rumors

October 20, 2014 - 4:26pm

BGR

iTunes by the Numbers: $4.6B Revenue for Q4, $18B Total Revenue in 2014 ...
Mac Rumors
itunes.jpg During its financial results call covering the fourth fiscal quarter (third calendar quarter of 2014), Apple shared details on the success of its iTunes Store, which has become an increasingly important revenue source for the company in recent years, ...
Apple Q4 2014: App Store downloads top 85 millionSlashGear
The New Mobile App Frontier? Health and FitnessADT Magazine
All new apps and updates submitted from February 2015 on require iOS 8 SDK ...AppAdvice
TechCrunch (blog) -Financial Times -Seattle Sports Nut
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Spotify Introduces a Family Discount for Music Streaming - New York Times

October 20, 2014 - 3:17pm

Spotify Introduces a Family Discount for Music Streaming
New York Times
In the latest change in what has been a sometimes confusing year of pricing changes for streaming music, Spotify on Monday introduced a discount program for families. According to the new plan, Spotify — which sells online access to 20 million songs — will ...

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Piracy Bounty? New Google Ads Target Online Piracy - The News Ledge

October 20, 2014 - 1:40pm

The News Ledge

Piracy Bounty? New Google Ads Target Online Piracy
The News Ledge
Well, this is one way to get revenues juiced. If you are among the legion of people whose Google search queries include 'free,' 'download' or 'watch' followed by a movie, TV show or artist name, prepare for some new ads. Google is out to combat online ...

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Microsoft poised to launch smartwatch with 2-day battery - Baltimore Sun

October 20, 2014 - 1:39pm

Microsoft poised to launch smartwatch with 2-day battery
Baltimore Sun
Microsoft's first attempt at a high-tech watch, back in 2004, was perhaps a little ahead of its time. But now it's 2014, and the tech company is planning to launch a new smartwatch in the coming weeks. Microsoft's first attempt at a high-tech watch, back in 2004, ...

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Here's how to measure Apple Pay's success - VentureBeat

October 20, 2014 - 1:24pm

Businessweek

Here's how to measure Apple Pay's success
VentureBeat
Apple Pay launches today. We've heard a lot of talk about this new NFC-enabled mobile shopping option from Apple. But others have tried to sell consumers on the digital wallet idea before and boldly failed. If Apple wants us to trade in our wallets once and ...
Apple Pay Was Released Today. What Is It And Will It Be A Success?Newsweek
How Apple Is Getting You To Think Less And Spend MoreHuffington Post
An updated list of the merchants and apps that accept Apple PayAppAdvice
Cult of Mac -Credit Union Times -Motley Fool
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Comcast's net neutrality commitments aren't good enough, senator says - Ars Technica

October 20, 2014 - 12:33pm

Wall Street Journal

Comcast's net neutrality commitments aren't good enough, senator says
Ars Technica
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) today called on Comcast to make a long-term pledge that it won't charge content providers for faster access to its subscribers. Comcast already agreed to follow network neutrality provisions until September 2018 as part of its 2011 ...
A top Democrat wants Comcast to reject Internet 'fast lanes'Washington Post (blog)
Leahy asks Comcast to permanently get rid of fast lanesFierceCable
What is net neutrality all about?Boston Globe
The Heartland Institute -In The Capital
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Defect in Takata Air Bags Prompts Urgent Warning to Drivers - New York Times

October 20, 2014 - 12:25pm

MiamiHerald.com

Defect in Takata Air Bags Prompts Urgent Warning to Drivers
New York Times
Federal auto safety regulators on Monday warned the owners of about 4.7 million vehicles with defective air bags made by the Takata Corporation that they should “act immediately” to have them fixed. The unusual action indicates a heightened concern ...
Safety Watchdog Urges 4.7M Americans to Fix Air BagsNBCNews.com
Safety officials urge 4.7M vehicle owners to fix air bag problemSalt Lake Tribune
Vehicles with air bag problem that should be fixedNews & Observer

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Apple Pay Rolls Out, With Holes in System - Wall Street Journal

October 20, 2014 - 12:25pm

Wall Street Journal

Apple Pay Rolls Out, With Holes in System
Wall Street Journal
The tech industry and its consumers have their eyes on Apple Pay after it launched with some holes in its system. WSJ's Brian Fitzgerald and Simon Constable discuss. Photo: Apple. By. Daisuke Wakabayashi and. Daisuke Wakabayashi. The Wall Street ...
Apple Pay and Everything Else to Expect From the iOS 8.1 UpdateABC News
Everything you want to know about Apple PayCNET
Apple launches iOS 8.1 updateUSA TODAY
Mac Rumors -ZDNet -tuaw.com
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There are now 56 iPad variations across six products - Mobile Burn

October 20, 2014 - 11:50am

Hallels

There are now 56 iPad variations across six products
Mobile Burn
There is often an argument by Apple fans that the company they love has this massive success (it does) and on a device per device basis it destroys anything on Android in terms of sales (it does). They say that iPad is taking the fight to hundreds of companies ...
iPad Air 2 vs. Nexus 9: Which Is Better for Business?BusinessNewsDaily
Apple shouldn't sell iPad like toothpasteBetaNews
Tablet tricks & treatsSan Antonio Express-News
Yahoo Tech -TechNewsWorld -The Australian
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