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China blocks VPN access to the Web - WPX News

January 24, 2015 - 12:17pm

IBNLive

China blocks VPN access to the Web
WPX News
Guests walk along the Mutianyu section of the Excellent Wall in Beijing, China, 04 November 2014.(Photo: EPA, Rolex Dela Pena)BEIJING — China has begun cracking down on one of the handful of avenues its citizens and foreigners have to accessing the ...
China has begun blocking VPN servicesAfterDawn
China blocks VPN solutions utilised to access Facebook, GoogleNational Review
China is cracking down on VPN services with 'upgrade'SlashGear
Computerworld -Sydney Morning Herald -Worcester Telegram
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Kia recalling nearly 87000 Fortes because of fire risk - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

January 24, 2015 - 12:04pm

Kia recalling nearly 87000 Fortes because of fire risk
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire. The recall notice issued Saturday affects Kia Fortes made from Dec. 5, 2012, through April 17, 2014. The cooling fan ...

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Leatherman's Tread Debuts as the World's First Wearable Multi-Tool Gadget - Headlines & Global News

January 24, 2015 - 11:29am

Mashable

Leatherman's Tread Debuts as the World's First Wearable Multi-Tool Gadget
Headlines & Global News
Multi-tool company Leather has entered the wearable market with the world's first multi-tool product that can be worn on your wrist. (Photo : Leatherman Facebook Page). Multi-tool company Leather has entered the wearable market with the world's first ...
Repairable Wearable – Leatherman Tread is More James Bond than Junk BandModern Readers
Awesome Leatherman Tread Fashion Wearable Multi-Tool Helps Channel Your ...Hot Hardware
Leatherman's New Wearable Tech Can Repair Your Wearable TechWired
Tech Times -National Gazette
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Kia Motors recalls nearly 87000 Forte sedans in US due to fire risk - Reuters

January 24, 2015 - 10:22am

WTNH

Kia Motors recalls nearly 87000 Forte sedans in US due to fire risk
Reuters
WASHINGTON Jan 24 (Reuters) - Kia Motors is recalling 86,880 Forte sedans in the United States because a cooling fan resistor may overheat and melt, increasing the risk of a fire, according to documents filed by U.S. auto safety regulators. The recall ...
Kia recalling nearly 87000 Fortes because of fire riskLynchburg News and Advance
Kia Recalls 86880 Kia Forte Vehicles, Jan. 24, 2015eNews Park Forest
Kia recalling nearly 87000 Fortes simply because of fire threatWPX News
National Review
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Apple agrees to China's security checks on iPhones - Times of India

January 24, 2015 - 5:58am

Times of India

Apple agrees to China's security checks on iPhones
Times of India
BEIJING: Apple has agreed to China's demand of carrying out security checks on its products, including iPhone, the country's cyber security regulator has announced. The decision makes Apple the first foreign company to accept its proposal on security ...
Apple Consents to Product Security Audits from Chinese GovernmentHacked
Apple is reportedly giving the Chinese government access to its devices for ...Quartz
Apple bows to Chinese demand for iPhone security auditTelegraph.co.uk
ZDNet -MarketWatch -PCWorld
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New Zero-Day Flaws Found in Adobe Flash - Top Tech News

January 24, 2015 - 2:06am

Top Tech News

New Zero-Day Flaws Found in Adobe Flash
Top Tech News
IT security experts are warning Adobe Flash users to be aware of a couple of new zero-day vulnerabilities identified in the program. While Adobe has released updates to fix one of the vulnerabilities, it doesn't expect to have a patch ready for the other until ...

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Hands-on with Microsoft HoloLens: The hologram goggles seem unfinished, but ... - Firstpost

January 24, 2015 - 1:33am

Firstpost

Hands-on with Microsoft HoloLens: The hologram goggles seem unfinished, but ...
Firstpost
Microsoft didn't use skydivers or stunt cyclists to introduce what it hopes will be the next big leap in computing technology. Instead, with its new HoloLens headset, the company is offering real-world examples to show how you might use three-dimensional ...
Microsoft shows off Windows ten and 'HoloLens'National Gazette
Hands-on: Microsoft HoloLens, the hologram gogglesTimes of India
Microsoft's Holographic Vision Triggers a FlashbackNew York Times (blog)
SFGate -CNET
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Cute, rugged Renegade expands Jeep39s lineup - National Gazette

January 23, 2015 - 9:29pm

Toronto Star

Cute, rugged Renegade expands Jeep39s lineup
National Gazette
The all-new Jeep Renegade presents at least 30 miles per gallon on the highway with off-road capability at a cost beginning beneath $20,000 just as sales of compact SUVs are increasing in the U.S.Buy PhotoA row of 2015 Jeep Renegades is lined up Jan.
2015 Jeep Renegade First Review: Little, yet Big, DealKelley Blue Book
Renegade is the latest Jeep variant from a rebounding Fiat ChryslerFortune
Jeep takes rugged path for Renegade SUVPensacola News Journal
ConsumerReports.org -Motor Trend
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Google's Bug Hunters Zero in on Mac Exploits - PC Magazine

January 23, 2015 - 9:00pm

NDTV

Google's Bug Hunters Zero in on Mac Exploits
PC Magazine
Google's Project Zero team has been hitting Microsoft pretty hard this month over discovered vulnerabilities in Windows software, but now it's Apple's turn in the spotlight. Project Zero appears to be pretty platform-agnostic, actually. The bug-hunting team ...
Belated OS X 10.10.2 release due to vulnerabilitiesProduct Reviews
Google discloses three severe vulnerabilities in Apple OS XCNET
Google's Project Zero reveals three new zero-day exploits in Apple's OS X [u]Apple Insider
Mac Rumors -Benchmark Monitor
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Spiteful glitter website sells for $85k days after launching - Atlanta Journal Constitution

January 23, 2015 - 8:06pm

Toronto Star

Spiteful glitter website sells for $85k days after launching
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Australian website that invites you to torment your enemy by sending him or her a box of glitter has sold for $85,000 just days after launching. Mathew Carpenter, the creator of ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com launched the website on Jan. 13, offering the evil ...
Someone paid $85000 for hated GLITTER BOMB FACTORYThe Register
'Ship Your Enemies Glitter' business sells for $85KNew York Daily News
The 22-Year-Old Behind ShipYourEnemiesGlitter Sells the Site for $85000Entrepreneur
Practical Ecommerce -NewsOK.com
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North Carolina could be next in Google Fiber roll-out - PCWorld

January 23, 2015 - 6:46pm

The Fuse Joplin

North Carolina could be next in Google Fiber roll-out
PCWorld
Two cities in North Carolina could be the first to benefit from a planned expansion of Google's fiber-optic Internet service. The company is holding events in Raleigh and Durham on Wednesday and Thursday next week, apparently to announce selection of the ...
Google Fiber's next construction spot is reportedly in North CarolinaArs Technica
Raleigh, Durham officials prepare for mysterious Google eventNews & Observer
We may be about to learn Google Fiber's next destinationBGR
The State -WBTV -The Fuse Joplin
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This 1915 conference call made history - Computerworld

January 23, 2015 - 6:31pm

Computerworld

This 1915 conference call made history
Computerworld
These days, making a call across the U.S. is so easy that people often don't even know they're talking coast to coast. But 100 years ago Sunday, it took a hackathon, a new technology and an international exposition to make it happen. The first commercial ...
AT&T celebrates coast-to-coast call centennialUSA TODAY
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival to Be Held, 2/20Broadway World
Conference calls a waste of time? In 1915, this one made historyCIO Australia
IT Business Net
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Conference calls a waste of time? In 1915, this one made history - PCWorld

January 23, 2015 - 6:02pm

Good Gear Guide

Conference calls a waste of time? In 1915, this one made history
PCWorld
These days, making a call across the U.S. is so easy that people often don't even know they're talking coast to coast. But 100 years ago Sunday, it took a hackathon, a new technology and an international exposition to make it happen. The first commercial ...
San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival to Be Held, 2/20Broadway World
100th Anniversary of First Transcontinental Phone Call: Historic Phones ...IT Business Net

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California's DMV issues a notice that could hurt ridesharing companies - San Jose Mercury News

January 23, 2015 - 5:33pm

Sacramento Bee

California's DMV issues a notice that could hurt ridesharing companies
San Jose Mercury News
In a development that threatens to further cloud the legality of what Uber, Lyft and others are doing in California, the state's Department of Motor Vehicles has issued a notice that apparently requires drivers for ride-hailing companies to display commercial ...
California DMV says Uber, Lyft, Sidecar cars need commercial platesLos Angeles Times
DMV says UberX, Lyft drivers need commercial platesSFGate
Uber Suspending Drivers For Registering Vehicles As Commercial Against ...CBS Local
news9.com KWTV -Tribune-Review -The Consumerist
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Elon Musk's SpaceX to drop lawsuit against Air Force - Washington Post

January 23, 2015 - 5:04pm

VentureBeat

Elon Musk's SpaceX to drop lawsuit against Air Force
Washington Post
SpaceX, Elon Musk's startup space company, announced late Friday that it would drop its lawsuit against the Air Force protesting the award of a lucrative contract to launch military satellites. In a joint statement, the Air Force and SpaceX said that the ...
Musk's SpaceX Drops Lawsuit Against Air Force on LaunchesBusinessweek
SpaceX to Drop Pentagon Suit Over Rocket DealsWall Street Journal
Elon Musk drops space plans into Seattle's lapThe Seattle Times
DefenseNews.com -VentureBeat
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Apple Watch battery will get you through the day -- barely - Contra Costa Times

January 23, 2015 - 4:53pm

Apple Watch battery will get you through the day -- barely
Contra Costa Times
CUPERTINO -- People who buy the Apple Watch later this year can expect to get through the day without stopping to recharge the timepiece if they use it moderately, according to reports that have surfaced about the gadget's battery life. Apple hopes the ...

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China tightens Internet control by blocking VPN services - PCWorld

January 23, 2015 - 4:01pm

USA TODAY

China tightens Internet control by blocking VPN services
PCWorld
China is clamping down on unrestricted access to the Internet by blocking services that allow users to get around government censorship. Several foreign-based operators of virtual private network (VPN) services said Friday that access to their services in ...
China blocks VPN access to the InternetUSA TODAY
China Cracks Down On VPN Services After Censorship System 'Upgrade'TechCrunch
China blocks VPN services that skirt online censorshipU-T San Diego
Reuters -Financial Times
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Someone paid $85000 for hated GLITTER BOMB FACTORY - The Register

January 23, 2015 - 3:50pm

Someone paid $85000 for hated GLITTER BOMB FACTORY
The Register
We are all in the wrong business, it seems. An Australian man has just made himself an $85,000 payout selling a site that sends out packets glitter after only a few weeks of operations. 22 year-old Mathew Carpenter has sold off ShipYourEnemiesGlitter.com to ...

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Study: iPhones accounted for more than half of all new US phone activations in Q4 - VentureBeat

January 23, 2015 - 1:59pm

VentureBeat

Study: iPhones accounted for more than half of all new US phone activations in Q4
VentureBeat
A new market share study released today paints a bullish picture for iPhone sales, saying that the Apple phone accounted for more than half of all U.S. phone activations in the fourth quarter of 2014. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners surveyed 500 ...
Apple's iPhone dominated the fourth quarter, survey saysCNET
Apple captured half of US mobile phone activations in Q4, demand still at record ...Apple Insider
Apple will soon confirm record iPhone 6 salesComputerworld
tuaw.com -Headlines & Global News -BGR
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Under the Hood: How DirectX 11.3 and 12 Will Supercharge Windows 10 Gaming - DailyTech

January 23, 2015 - 12:21pm

DailyTech

Under the Hood: How DirectX 11.3 and 12 Will Supercharge Windows 10 Gaming
DailyTech
Currently Windows 8.1 is equipped with DirectX 11.2. Coming next will be not one, but two releases. The first, DirectX 12 (DX12), targets low-level/high-performance code. Think game engine development. In many ways it's similar to vendor-specific efforts like ...
New Graphics Cards Not Essential for DirectX 12GameSpot
DirectX 12 Exclusive To Windows 10Ubergizmo (blog)
Unity to offer support for DirectX 12 with the release of Windows 10WinBeta
GamingBolt -n3rdabl3
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