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Sad Mighty No. 9 livestream caps off Inafune's wild ride - Destructoid

June 21, 2016 - 6:31am

Twinfinite

Sad Mighty No. 9 livestream caps off Inafune's wild ride
Destructoid
But Inafune decided to do one more livestream for launch, and I have to say, it's not only a weird decision, but it's a weird stream in general. He spends some of it addressing the game's faults, noting that it's "better than nothing," and that his ...
Mighty No 9 Review: Superfluous Fighting RobotShacknews
Keiji Inafune on Mighty No. 9: "It's Better Than Nothing."Twinfinite
Mighty No. 9 is mighty late but finally hereSlashGear

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UE adds Google and Siri voice integration to its Boom speakers - Engadget

June 21, 2016 - 2:02am

Engadget

UE adds Google and Siri voice integration to its Boom speakers
Engadget
Today, Ultimate Ears is pushing out a software enhancement that's available for both the UE Boom 2 and Megaboom Bluetooth speakers. With an app refresh and OTA update, users will now be able to access Google Now or Siri by pushing a button on the ...
Ultimate Ears Bluetooth speakers now work with Siri and Google NowThe Verge
Ultimate Ears updates Boom 2 & Megaboom speakers with support for quickly accessing Siri9 to 5 Mac
UE Bluetooth speakers add Siri, Google voice commandsCNET
Mac Rumors -Digital Trends -SlashGear -Ubergizmo
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Sphero is back as a coding robot, with improved SPRK+ and Lightning Lab - CNET

June 20, 2016 - 11:04pm

CNET

Sphero is back as a coding robot, with improved SPRK+ and Lightning Lab
CNET
Coding has turned into a kid-targeted playground lately. Minecraft for education, Apple's Swift Playgrounds. And Sphero has its SPRK robot (say "spark"), which launched last year along with a Lightning Lab app full of crowd-shared projects and ...
Sphero's Ball-Bot Teaches Kids How to Roll Their Own AppsWIRED
Sphero's new rolling robot can swim, paint, and teach kids to codeThe Verge
Sphero's SPRK robot for kids can now withstand more abuseEngadget
Business Wire (press release) -MobileSyrup.com
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Apple to begin paying out $400M to customers tomorrow in ebook price-fixing settlement - 9 to 5 Mac

June 20, 2016 - 9:21pm

9 to 5 Mac

Apple to begin paying out $400M to customers tomorrow in ebook price-fixing settlement
9 to 5 Mac
Three years ago, Apple was found guilty of anticompetitive behavior centered around ebook pricing and price-fixing. The case was in limbo for years as Apple appealed and tried to fight the ruling, but earlier this year the Supreme Court declined to ...
Apple customers to receive $400M iBooks settlement payments on TuesdayAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
E-Book Buyers to Start Receiving Credits on Tuesday as Part of Apple Price Fixing SettlementMac Rumors
E-book buyers to soon get settlement payments from Apple price-fixing caseComputerworld
Engadget -Twin Falls Times-News -WJHL -Richmond.com
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Ohio AG office aided in Apple anti-trust e-book lawsuit - Cincinnati.com

June 20, 2016 - 8:47pm

Cincinnati.com

Ohio AG office aided in Apple anti-trust e-book lawsuit
Cincinnati.com
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Monday that payouts resulting from a $400 million settlement with Apple will begin Tuesday. This follows a lawsuit accusing Apple of conspiring with five top U.S. publishers to artificially raise the price of ...

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Google Prompt streamlines two-step verification - Engadget

June 20, 2016 - 8:21pm

9 to 5 Google

Google Prompt streamlines two-step verification
Engadget
It seems like not a week goes by without news of a major password hack, and the subsequent reminders to turn on two-factor verification for all of your devices and services. So, to make the process that much simpler on your end (but not any potential ...
LG Now Has Its Own Product Security WebsiteAndroid Headlines
Being open source is killing AndroidZDNet
Google enables brand new two-step 'prompt' log-in verification from your phoneAndroid Central
9 to 5 Google -Ubergizmo -SlashGear -Greenbot
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E3 2016: Titanfall 2 Takes Big Steps to Right the Wrongs of Titanfall - Hardcore Gamer

June 20, 2016 - 7:03pm

SegmentNext

E3 2016: Titanfall 2 Takes Big Steps to Right the Wrongs of Titanfall
Hardcore Gamer
Respawn Entertainment was triumphant at E3 2013. Vince Zampella took to the stage to announce Titanfall, the first game the ex-Infinity Ward director had worked since his departure from the Call of Duty studio. Everyone loved it, and then it launched.
Titanfall 2: Watch Over Three Minutes of Multiplayer GameplayGame Rant

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Facebook Messenger's SMS push might break Android app rules - Engadget

June 20, 2016 - 6:15pm

Engadget

Facebook Messenger's SMS push might break Android app rules
Engadget
The company's aggressive text messaging tie-in appears to run afoul of Google Play guidelines. Jon Fingas , @jonfingas. 4h ago in Mobile. Comments. Share. Tweet. Share. Save. Did you think Facebook was a little too eager to have you using Messenger for ...

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PlayStation VR's weakness is the Move controller - VentureBeat

June 20, 2016 - 6:00pm

Gamespresso

PlayStation VR's weakness is the Move controller
VentureBeat
Sony's PlayStation VR will have a number of advantages over its virtual reality competitors, such as lower price, ease-of-use, and brand recognition. But it also has a key weakness that could hurt it and the rest of the VR market. The PlayStation Move ...
HTC exec: exclusives are a bad idea for VRTechCrunch
PSN Maintenance Scheduled for June 22, 2016PlayStation LifeStyle
PlayStation VR Pre-Orders Draw Crowds in JapanKotaku
Benzinga -The Week UK -Ubergizmo -SegmentNext
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Report: Apple CEO Tim Cook to fundraise for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan - 9 to 5 Mac

June 20, 2016 - 3:00pm

9 to 5 Mac

Report: Apple CEO Tim Cook to fundraise for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan
9 to 5 Mac
Apple may not be playing ball with the Republican Party's upcoming convention, but CEO Tim Cook is reportedly set to hold a fundraiser for Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan next week. Politico reports that Apple wants to “strengthen its relationships ...
Tim Cook to host fundraiser for House Speaker Paul Ryan, other RepublicansAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Apple CEO Tim Cook to reportedly throw Paul Ryan fundraiserCNET
Apple CEO Tim Cook to Host Fundraiser for House Speaker Paul RyanMac Rumors
Fortune -TechCrunch -Politico -Bloomberg
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Tumblr is launching live video this week - The Verge

June 20, 2016 - 1:06pm

The Verge

Tumblr is launching live video this week
The Verge
Tumblr plans to compete in the fast-crowding live video space, according to a promotional webpage unearthed by Twitter user David Chartier over this past weekend. The page, livevideo.tumblr.com, features a programming schedule and a launch date of ...
Tumblr to launch live video with an hour of wacky streamsEngadget
Tumblr To Launch Live Video Streaming Service Tomorrow With Programming 'Power Hour'Tubefilter
Tumblr launching live video, tooSlashGear
SiliconANGLE (blog) -Business 2 Community -Digiday -Northwest Arkansas News
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Google Sharpens Search Results for 'Skin Rash,' 'Tummy Ache' and Other Symptoms - Wall Street Journal

June 20, 2016 - 1:00pm

Google Sharpens Search Results for 'Skin Rash,' 'Tummy Ache' and Other Symptoms
Wall Street Journal
Google has a health problem. Its search results for medical symptoms aren't very useful at best, and in many cases are alarmingly off base, frustrating patients and doctors alike. The Alphabet Inc. GOOGL 0.27 % -owned search giant says it has developed ...

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Peter Thiel pays tribute to Mark Zuckerberg ahead of Facebook board re-elections - TechCrunch

June 20, 2016 - 12:46pm

TechCrunch

Peter Thiel pays tribute to Mark Zuckerberg ahead of Facebook board re-elections
TechCrunch
Today, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook are hosting its annual shareholder meeting. As Recode noted earlier, every one of Facebook's board members will be up for re-election,too, including billionaire investor Peter Thiel, whose director role has come ...
Mark Zuckerberg approves re-election of Trump-loving, Gawker-bankrupting billionaire to Facebook's boardMashable
Mark Zuckerberg Votes To Keep Peter Thiel On Facebook BoardGizmodo
Peter Thiel reelected to Facebook's board of directorsThe Verge
Forbes -VentureBeat -CNNMoney -Los Angeles Times
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Docker rolls out an orchestration engine. Because what customers want, customers get - Computerworld

June 20, 2016 - 12:28pm

Computerworld

Docker rolls out an orchestration engine. Because what customers want, customers get
Computerworld
Ever since it became obvious that Docker was onto something pretty special, there have been questions about how the company would parlay its rapidly increasing venture-backed valuation into monetization and, by extension, what that would mean for the ...
Docker builds container orchestration right into its core Docker EngineTechCrunch
Docker 'swarm mode' aims to steal Kubernetes' thunderInfoWorld
Docker 1.12 will ship with built in DevOps orchestration | #DockerConSiliconANGLE (blog)
GeekWire -InformationWeek -Network World -Business Wire (press release)
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The FCC will start to make 5G a reality this week - The Verge

June 20, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Verge

The FCC will start to make 5G a reality this week
The Verge
For years we've been hearing that super-fast 5G wireless is on the way. This week, the Federal Communications Commission will start to make that happen. On Thursday, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will circulate a proposal to kick off 5G wireless ...
FCC to Vote on Rules for 5G Network in JulyWall Street Journal
FCC's Wheeler Puts Pedal to 5G MetalBroadcasting & Cable
UPDATE 1-US FCC to vote on spectrum for 5G wireless networksReuters
Engadget -Bloomberg -KFGO
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Google plays doctor by identifying your medical symptoms - CNET

June 20, 2016 - 11:50am

CNET

Google plays doctor by identifying your medical symptoms
CNET
You can now search Google for medical symptoms and not just actual conditions. Google. You can now ask Google to help diagnose what ails you. Starting Monday, Google's mobile site as well as its iOS and Android apps will introduce a feature that aims ...
Google Sharpens Search Results for 'Skin Rash,' 'Tummy Ache' and Other SymptomsWall Street Journal
Google will help your self-diagnosis with new symptom searchThe Verge
Paging Dr. Google: Google rolls out symptom-related direct answers on mobileSearch Engine Land
USA TODAY -Engadget -Business Insider -Mashable
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Intel pits monster 72-core Xeon Phi chip against GPUs - PCWorld

June 20, 2016 - 11:31am

V3.co.uk

Intel pits monster 72-core Xeon Phi chip against GPUs
PCWorld
When introducing its monster 72-core Xeon Phi chip, Intel couldn't help but take a swipe at graphics processors for being sluggish for some tasks. Ironically, Xeon Phi is a byproduct of Larrabee, which was supposed to be Intel's first major GPU but was ...
Intel Xeon Phi Knights Landing Now Shipping; Omni Path Update, TooTom's Hardware
AMAX Launches Converged Solutions Upgraded With Latest Intel® Xeon® PhiTM X200 Product FamilyPR Newswire (press release)
Cray Boosts Performance of Its Flagship Cray XC Supercomputers and High Performance Storage SystemsMarketwired (press release)
Hot Hardware -Inquirer -V3.co.uk -PR Web (press release)
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Huawei's MateBook heads to the US on July 11th for $699 - Engadget

June 20, 2016 - 10:08am

Engadget

Huawei's MateBook heads to the US on July 11th for $699
Engadget
Huawei's Surface competitor, the Matebook, is headed to the US on July 11th starting at $699. Announced back at Mobile World Congress, it's a 12-inch laptop/tablet hybrid that weighs in at a mere 1.4 pounds and 6.9 millimeters thin. Huawei claims it's ...
Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 Convertible Tablet Bridges the Gap Between Productivity and PortabilityPR Newswire (press release)
Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 gets its $699 US release dateSlashGear
Huawei MateBook U.S. Release Date ConfirmedUbergizmo
Liliputing -Gizmag -Windows Central -Neowin
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Massive Acer security breach exposes highly sensitive data of 34500 online shoppers - PCWorld

June 20, 2016 - 9:02am

PCWorld

Massive Acer security breach exposes highly sensitive data of 34500 online shoppers
PCWorld
Computer maker Acer recently revealed to California's Attorney General (AG) that hackers broke into the company's online store and grabbed sensitive customer data. The leaked data includes information such as customer names, addresses, and credit card ...
Acer Breach Lets Slip 34500 Credit Card NumbersLaptop Mag
Acer online store breached, 34000 customer credit cards stolen over the last yearNetwork World
Thousands of credit cards, addresses, and security codes exposed by Acer online storeThe Verge
Threatpost -IT PRO -Engadget -Phandroid.com
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Twitter Buys Magic Pony Technology to Expand in Machine Learning - Bloomberg

June 20, 2016 - 8:31am

TechCrunch

Twitter Buys Magic Pony Technology to Expand in Machine Learning
Bloomberg
Twitter Inc. is boosting its expertise in machine learning -- an area of technology that lets computers use data to make predictions. To do that, it's buying Magic Pony Technology, a London-based company that uses machine learning tools for video ...
Twitter pays up to $150M for Magic Pony Technology, which uses neural networks to improve imagesTechCrunch
Twitter (TWTR) Acquires Machine Learning Company Magic Pony TechnologyStreetInsider.com

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