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IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless - PCWorld

July 24, 2014 - 6:19pm

IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless
PCWorld
The expected boom in demand for small, often isolated devices in the Internet of Things is driving developers to craft new types of components. Two developments announced this week should help IoT come together. On Wednesday at a trade show in Tokyo, ...
Ultra-Low Power 'Whisper' Architecture Raises the Bar for Connectivity IP in IoT ...MarketWatch

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The 'Destiny' beta is now open to everyone - Engadget

July 24, 2014 - 6:06pm

The 'Destiny' beta is now open to everyone
Engadget
Let's say you wanted to give Bungie's latest shooter, Destiny, a go before the game comes out in September, but the idea of pre-ordering video games goes against the very core of your being. Well, Bungie's just announced that its opening the floodgates on ...

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Parallels Access 2.0 - The Straits Times

July 24, 2014 - 5:15pm

The Straits Times

Parallels Access 2.0
The Straits Times
Parallels Access is an Apple iPad-only app which lets you control a Mac or Windows machine remotely using your iPad. Now, version two is here. Access 2.0 brings a host of new features, including an iOS file browser, screen resolution options to match your ...

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Google Maps Apps Updated With Explore Button to Find Places - eWeek

July 24, 2014 - 5:03pm

eWeek

Google Maps Apps Updated With Explore Button to Find Places
eWeek
The new button will make it easier for users to find interesting places to visit, dine and explore on their travels or while they are in their hometowns. Google Maps apps for Android and iOS are getting a new "Explore" button that can be tapped to help users find ...

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From the archive, 1999: Reinventing Intel - San Jose Mercury News

July 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

From the archive, 1999: Reinventing Intel
San Jose Mercury News
(This article originally appeared in the Mercury News on February 22, 1999.) For two decades, Intel Corp. has been the PC industry's master of ceremonies. These days, the chip company often looks more like a high-wire act. The semiconductor market is ...

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Facebook Gain Makes Zuckerberg Wealthier Than Google Guys - Businessweek

July 24, 2014 - 4:39pm

Reuters

Facebook Gain Makes Zuckerberg Wealthier Than Google Guys
Businessweek
Mark Zuckerberg is now richer than Google Inc. co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. The Facebook Inc. chairman added $1.6 billion to his fortune today after the world's largest social network closed at a record. The surge elevated the 30-year-old's net ...
Facebook tops Google while Amazon hits the skidsExaminer.com
2Q EARNINGS: Public Content on Facebook from Public Figures, Media OutletsAllFacebook

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Report: Apple moving toward mobile payments this fall - USA TODAY

July 24, 2014 - 4:21pm

USA TODAY

Report: Apple moving toward mobile payments this fall
USA TODAY
Using your iPhone as a credit card? It could happen soon. With rumors, patents and reports pointing to Apple releasing their long awaited smartwatch alongside a larger iPhone 6 this fall, there is new speculation that Apple will also venture into mobile ...

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Twitter releases workforce gender and ethnicity data - The Next Digit

July 24, 2014 - 3:35pm

The Next Digit

Twitter releases workforce gender and ethnicity data
The Next Digit
After years of pressure, Twitter's workforce diversity data is out now! On Wednesday, Twitter released the diversity data of employees, which revealed that male, white and Asian workforce dominated the company. twitter-workforce-diversity-ethnicity. Twitter's ...

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Time Warner Cable & Bright House Networks to Carry SEC Network - WTVY, Dothan

July 24, 2014 - 3:28pm

FanSided

Time Warner Cable & Bright House Networks to Carry SEC Network
WTVY, Dothan
ESPN, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the channel launches on August 14, 2014. The network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern Conference in all ...
SEC Network, ESPN reach agreement with Time Warner, Bright Houseal.com
Time Warner, Bright House to carry SEC NetworkThe Republic
SEC Network set for Bright HouseOrlando Sentinel (blog)
Albany Times Union (blog) -FanSided (blog)
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Apple's iPad sales figure shows the fading popularity - The Next Digit

July 24, 2014 - 3:20pm

The Next Digit

Apple's iPad sales figure shows the fading popularity
The Next Digit
Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad had been the glowing factor in the range of gadgets from Apple but the decline in its sales has alarmed the company a great deal. In the last quarter sales report released by Apple, a ridiculous decline in the sales of iPads has ...

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'Halo' live-action series gets fleshed out at Comic-Con - USA TODAY

July 24, 2014 - 2:50pm

USA TODAY

'Halo' live-action series gets fleshed out at Comic-Con
USA TODAY
Make room, Master Chief. Microsoft's Xbox sci-fi saga Halo is getting another leading man. The upcoming live-action series Halo: Nightfall will chronicle the story of Jameson Locke, an agent with the Office of Naval Intelligence who eventually becomes an ...
Comic-Con 2014: Halo Nightfall Directly Leads Into Halo 5 GuardiansGameSpot
Our First Look At The Halo Live-Action SeriesKotaku
Comic-Con: Xbox's Digital Series 'Halo: Nightfall' Rounds Out CastDeadline.com
GameSided -TheCelebrityCafe.com -GameZone
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Google Maps Engine Gets Workforce Management Tool - InformationWeek

July 24, 2014 - 2:50pm

9 to 5 Google

Google Maps Engine Gets Workforce Management Tool
InformationWeek
Google Maps Engine Pro customers now have free access to Maps Coordinate to manage workers and share location information in real time. Government Data + Maps: 10 Great Examples. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Businesses and ...
Google Folds Its Workforce Management Tool, Maps Coordinates, Into Maps ...TechCrunch
Google Coordinate now included with Maps Engine Pro subscriptionZDNet
Google Coordinate now ships with every Maps Engine Pro subscriptionVentureBeat
9 to 5 Google -WebProNews -PSFK
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Microsoft OneNote lands in Amazon App Store ahead of Fire phone release - PCWorld (blog)

July 24, 2014 - 2:38pm

Microsoft OneNote lands in Amazon App Store ahead of Fire phone release
PCWorld (blog)
Amazon's tablets may not be the most potent productivity machines, but a mere day before the launch of the company's Fire phone, Microsoft's enhancing the ability of all Amazon devices to get things done with the official release of OneNote in the Amazon ...

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Free All Access passes for Chromecast 's birthday! - Load The Game

July 24, 2014 - 2:36pm

Load The Game

Free All Access passes for Chromecast 's birthday!
Load The Game
It has been a year since Chromecast has been launched by Google and the giant decided to celebrate the occasion by giving away free all access passes to Chromecast subscribers that are available until September 30th. The all access passes refer to ...

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White, Asian men rule the roost at Twitter - USA TODAY

July 24, 2014 - 2:17pm

White, Asian men rule the roost at Twitter
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO -- Succumbing to growing public pressure, Twitter released the gender and ethnic breakdown of its work force Wednesday, showing that it looks like most other major technology companies: overwhelming male, white and Asian. In the U.S. ...

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Apple losing its grip as top tablet company - PCWorld

July 24, 2014 - 12:06pm

Channel News Asia

Apple losing its grip as top tablet company
PCWorld
Apple's grip on the tablet is loosening, with the iPad losing ground during the second quarter this year to Android and Windows tablets. Meanwhile, total tablet shipments declined by 1.5 percent from the first quarter, though IDC said that it “believes the market ...
Tablet Growth is Losing Steam to Large Screen SmartphonesMaximum PC
IDC: Tablet shipments sluggish, but bright spot lies in enterpriseZDNet
Apple Still Ranks Number One in Tablets WorldwidePatently Apple
Wall Street Journal (blog) -AppAdvice -TheStreet.com
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HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet - InformationWeek

July 24, 2014 - 11:37am

GigaOM

HP Invests $50M In Hortonworks: Hadoop Bet
InformationWeek
HP joins Intel, Google Capital in investing big on Hadoop, taking a stake in Hortonworks while deepening integrations with its platform. Hadoop Jobs: 9 Ways To Get Hired. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) HP and Hortonworks announced ...
HP Buys $50M Stake in Enterprise Hadoop Heavyweight HortonworksData Center Knowledge
HP, Hortonworks Extend Partnership on Big DataWall Street Journal
HP invests $50M in Hortonworks' Big Data offerings, bolstering HadoopSilicon Valley Business Journal
ZDNet -GigaOM -MarketWatch
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IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud - InformationWeek

July 24, 2014 - 11:34am

USA TODAY

IBM & California Partner On Private Cloud
InformationWeek
CalCloud, the State of California's private cloud managed by IBM, aims to streamline services for 400 state and local government agencies. Government agencies aren't the first group that come to mind as cloud computing trailblazers, but the State of ...
IBM Wins Deal to Supply Cloud Computing to California AgenciesBusinessweek
Market Update (NYSE:IBM): IBM Wins Deal to Supply Cloud Computing to ...Jutia Group
California's state agencies float up to the CloudUSA TODAY

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Twitter admits it's dominated by male staff - Rayhawk Review

July 24, 2014 - 11:08am

Rayhawk Review

Twitter admits it's dominated by male staff
Rayhawk Review
Twitter has admitted it has a great deal of work to do before it can be proud of its gender equality in a workplace. According to its recently published data, less than a third of its global workforce is female. In a blog post, Janet Van Huysse, VP of diversity and ...

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Smaller of two iPhone 6 models 'due for launch in mid-September' - Telegraph.co.uk

July 24, 2014 - 10:54am

Telegraph.co.uk

Smaller of two iPhone 6 models 'due for launch in mid-September'
Telegraph.co.uk
The smaller of two versions of the iPhone 6 could be released as soon as September, amid concerns the larger of the pair may be delayed, a new report suggests. A 4.7-inch version of the handset, which will replace the iPhone 5s as Apple's flagship ...

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