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'Works With Google Cardboard' Badge Lets Others Know Your VR Viewer Works ...
Google has announced a new program for Google Cardboard called "Works with Google Cardboard," which will help consumers know which headsets to buy and will essentially set a standard for Google Cardboard. (Photo : Google). Google Cardboard, a ...
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French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm Workings
It's been a bad week for Google in Europe, with the Competition Commission on Wednesday adopting a Statement of Objections regard its shopping comparison service — marking an escalation of a five-year long antitrust investigation. The Competition ...
Google searches to favor more 'mobile-friendly' websitesNewsday
Google embraces 'mobile-friendly' sites in search shake-upFortune
Google goes more mobileWNAX
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Halo: Spartan Strike Released for iOS, Windows, Windows Phone, and Steam
Microsoft and 343 Industries on Thursday announced a new top-down shooter that's a spin-off from the firm's Halo series of futuristic military first person shooters. Made by 343 Industries and Vanguard Games (the developers of Halo: Spartan Assault), the ...
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Whistleblowers are at risk using US gov't sites to report fraud
More than two dozen U.S. government websites should be urgently upgraded to use encryption, as whistleblowers are potentially at risk, according to the American Civil Liberties Union. big data charts graphs analysis woman user · Survey: Big data interest ...
Most of the government's anonymous tiplines aren't secureEngadget
Whistleblowers at risk when using US government websitesPCWorld
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Halo: Spartan Strike launches on multiple platforms
Microsoft Studios is once again expanding its Halo franchise beyond genres and beyond platforms. It has just announced the launch of Halo: Spartan Strike, actually its second top-down shooter game that eschews the FPS conventions of the main titles.
Microsoft apps to come preloaded on Cyanogen OSTimes of India
Microsoft sets targets on Android againRecombu
New Halo game releasediAfrica.com
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EU Eager to Finalise Probe Into Google 'Market Abuse'
The European Union said Thursday it had filed antitrust charges against Google to speedily resolve allegations that the tech titan abuses its search engine's market dominance. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Google's preferential use ...
After charging Google, EU antitrust chief declares independenceFinancial Express
EU keen to resolve Google 'market abuse' caseMalay Mail Online
Google Is Accused by EU for Abusing Dominance in Internet SearchGuardian Liberty Voice
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Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries release Halo: Spartan Strike for Windows ...
When I was a young man, I loved video games more than anything. Not only did I play the games, but I bought magazines about them and had fun discussing them with friends. Back then -- in the 80s' and 90's -- things were much simpler. You put in your ...
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Verizon Breaks Pay-TV Bundle as Competition Mounts
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Verizon Communications Inc. VZ -0.24 % said its FiOS service will offer new TV packages aimed at giving customers flexibility to purchase only certain groups of channels they want to watch, the latest sign of how pay-TV providers are adapting to stepped-up ...
Verizon's new 'Custom' FiOS TV plans are a little more flexibleEngadget
Verizon's New Pay TV Pitch Isn't A La Carte TV. But It's Getting Closer.Re/code
Verizon is taking FiOS towards a la carteTechnologyTell
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NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad
A wearable input device in the form of a nail sticker could make it easy to control a computer with a subtle swipe. Could nail calls be the new butt dials? by Leslie Katz · @lesatnews; April 16, 2015 4:26 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
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FCC Just Upped The Ante For Communications Cos. And FTC
Law360, New York (April 16, 2015, 5:59 PM ET) -- The Federal Communications Commission has been warning communications companies for months that protecting consumer privacy and information security is a top priority, and the recent announcement ...
The $25 Million Fine Isn't The Real AT&T-FCC StoryTechCrunch
This Changes Everything: The FCC Open Internet Report and Order on Remand ...JD Supra (press release)
Telecom head 'quite confident' of defeating net neutrality in courtThe Hill
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Microsoft makes mobile image searching a (nearly) typing-free experience
Microsoft thinks that typing on a mobile device is difficult. At the same time it understands that "you love to discover images" on the very same devices. To help make your mobile searches a little easier to conduct, the company is introducing a number of tweaks ...
Yahoo chooses to stay with Microsoft in updated search dealSanta Cruz Sentinel
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Instagram clarifies rules to ban revenge porn
Instagram is clarifying its rules around sexual, illegal and other inappropriate content, including posts involving revenge porn. The site now expressly forbids users from threatening to post intimate images of others, as well as sexual content involving minors, ...
Instagram institutes harsher rules to control harassment, porn, and nudityThe Verge
Instagram celebrates 4/20 with weed-friendly policyThe Daily Dot
Instagram Tightens Guidelines to Curb Pornography and HarassmentWall Street Journal (blog)
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Uber becomes talking point in net-neutrality debate
Uber might be one of the better analogies for explaining new federal rules for the Internet — for both critics and supporters of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) regulations. The head of the U.S. Telecom Association, which has filed a lawsuit ...
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Thumbnail track pad: Unobtrusive wearable sensor could operate digital devices
Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new wearable device that turns the user's thumbnail into a miniature wireless track pad. They envision that the technology could let users control wireless devices when their hands are full—answering the ...
This Little Device Turns Your Thumb Nail Into a Track PadGizmodo
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Check out this new trailer for Everybody's Gone to the…
Sony has released a new trailer for The Chinese Room's upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, Everybody's Gone to the Rapture. In a post on the PlayStation Blog, Creative Director Dan Pinchbeck says that.
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture set for summer releasePolygon
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Enters Beta in "Couple of Weeks"SegmentNext
Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is Gorgeous, Complex, and Quietly TerrifyingGameSpot
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Google Updates Chrome Beta With Support For External MIDI Keyboards And A ...
Chances are you've seen a few web-based virtual instruments that use the Web Audio API. Now, assuming developers support this, you'll be able to use your MIDI-compatible keyboard to play these with the help of the latest beta version of Chrome. Google ...
Google extends Chrome support for Windows XP until the end of 2015VentureBeat
This new browser update could block your favorite sitesKomando
Google Shuts Off NPAPI in ChromeThreatpost
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Google's Works with Cardboard program promises 'awesome VR' for everyone
Google is getting even more serious about virtual reality and its own Cardboard platform today. In a blog post, the company announced the launch of a "Works with Google Cardboard" certification program. It aims to guarantee compatibility and the best user ...
Google Cardboard gets a new standard to unify devices and viewersVentureBeat
Google (GOOG) Updates on Cardboard Viewer/VR Initiative; Acquires Tilt BrushStreetInsider.com
Google Announces Certification Program For Cardboard ClonesTechCrunch
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Widerun lets you cycle all over the globe, virtually
Working out on a stationary bike can be pretty boring. A new Kickstarter project wants to put an end to the tedium by immersing you in virtual reality. With Widerun, you'll be able to cycle all over the world without ever pushing a single pedal outside your house.
How Oculus Rift could revolutionise Social PsychologyZME Science
Grand Theft Auto V community hacks in basic Oculus Rift VR supportPCWorld
GTA V Gets Even More Immersive with the Oculus RiftOvermental
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Shakira, Mark Zuckerberg 'meet up' cute, become fast Facebook friends
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Shakira has some of the biggest fans in the world and among them is none other than Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. The Colombian singer shared a snapshot of her 10-week-old son Sasha on Wednesday.
Internet.org may ask govt for helpFinancial Express
Why Mark Zuckerberg is reading Hank Paulson's new book about ChinaBusinessinsider India
Mark Zuckerberg's Secret Of Success: Read, Think And Spend All Your Time ...Tech Times
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Google takes on real-time big data analysis with new cloud services
Google is betting that real-time processing is the future of big data analysis, and has updated two of its cloud services to help enterprises understand what is happening in the moment with their customers and operations. “We really believe that streaming is the ...
Google pushes on with big data: Cloud Dataflow beta and BigQuery updateZDNet
Google Expands Access to Big Data ToolADT Magazine
Google: Big Data Shouldn't Be an Infrastructure ProjectData Center Knowledge
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