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Amazon makes Echo voice assistant available to the masses - CNET

June 23, 2015 - 8:34am

CNET

Amazon makes Echo voice assistant available to the masses
CNET
The product, which had been available on an invite-only basis, can now be purchased by anyone, with devices shipping out for $180 starting July 14. by Ben Fox Rubin · @benfoxrubin; 23 June 2015 2:00 pm BST. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. email.
No longer invitation only: Amazon Echo available to all customersUSA TODAY
You Can Finally Buy Amazon's Always-Listening Echo SpeakerWall Street Journal (blog)
Amazon Echo now available to anyone for $179.99ZDNet
VentureBeat -TechCrunch -Fast Company
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Meet Parrot's new horde of Minidrone toys for land, water and air - CNET

June 23, 2015 - 8:34am

CNET

Meet Parrot's new horde of Minidrone toys for land, water and air
CNET
From Lego-carrying quadcopters to nighttime two-wheeled rovers to a hybrid copter-hydrofoil, Parrot's expanded its smartphone-controlled robot lineup to 13 options. by Joshua Goldman · @ByJoshG; 23 June 2015 2:00 pm BST. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Parrot's New MiniDrones Conquer Air, Land…and SeaWall Street Journal (blog)
Parrot's Tiny New Drones Travel by Land, Air, and SeaWired
Spy Games: Parrot's New Mini Drones Skim Over water, Fly at Night, and Carry ...Fast Company
Tom's Guide -SlashGear -TechnoBuffalo
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Gmail's 'Undo Send' Option Can Help End Email Embarrassment - New York Times

June 23, 2015 - 8:26am

VentureBeat

Gmail's 'Undo Send' Option Can Help End Email Embarrassment
New York Times
An email meant for your husband goes to your boss. A message meant for your bridesmaids goes to your mother-in-law. Or, the nuclear option: an awkward workplace Reply All. Just reading about it brings a familiar feeling of dread, the one that sets in about ...
Google finally makes Undo Send an official Gmail featurePCWorld
Gmail Officially Gets 'Undo Send' Six Years After It Was IntroducedNDTV
Gmail launches 'Undo Send' which un-sends e-mailHindustan Times
Inquirer -Atlanta Journal Constitution -Quartz
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Task Manager Todoist Releases Completely Revamped Android App - TechCrunch

June 23, 2015 - 8:01am

androidandme.com

Task Manager Todoist Releases Completely Revamped Android App
TechCrunch
Popular task manager Todoist just received a major Android update with a completely overhauled user interface and very efficient new features. First, the company switched to Material design in order to make a more polished app that fits in better in Google's ...
Dropbox For Android Gets Material Design UpdateUbergizmo (blog)
Todoist Finally Goes All In with Material DesignAndroid Headlines - Android News
Todoist Gets A "Pretty" Big Revamp With Material Design, Gestures, Intelligent ...Android Police
The Next Web -Android Authority (blog) -Android Community
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Amazon Calls Upon AI to Change Product Reviews - Lighthouse News Daily

June 23, 2015 - 3:31am

Amazon Calls Upon AI to Change Product Reviews
Lighthouse News Daily
Amazon is poised to change the way products are reviewed on the website with the aid of artificial intelligence algorithms. There is a crackdown coming up on those harmful or false reviews and it will be Amazon's trademark in making customers' interaction ...

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Is Apple killing off the iPhone's Home button? - Siliconrepublic.com

June 23, 2015 - 2:41am

Siliconrepublic.com

Is Apple killing off the iPhone's Home button?
Siliconrepublic.com
Apple is preparing to kill off the iPhone's famous physical Home button and will replace it with a touch system embedded in the display. That's according to Digitimes sources in Taiwan's integrated circuit design industry that claim the consumer tech giant is ...
Apple Rumoured to Remove Home Button on Future iPhonesiDigitalTimes.com
Apple s next iPhone may not have fingerprint sensors home buttonJagran Post
Apple could finally ditch the iPhone's home buttonBGR India
Sin Chew Jit Poh
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Amazon Improves Reviews System with Machine Learning - NewsFactor Network

June 23, 2015 - 2:01am

NewsFactor Network

Amazon Improves Reviews System with Machine Learning
NewsFactor Network
In its ongoing effort to improve the value of customer reviews -- and reduce the likelihood of fake, paid-for reviews -- Amazon has enhanced its system with machine learning. Being rolled out just in the U.S. for now, the improved rating system is designed to ...

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Sony doubles PlayStation storage to counter Xbox - Economic Times

June 23, 2015 - 12:31am

CNET

Sony doubles PlayStation storage to counter Xbox
Economic Times
SAN FRANCISCO: Sony next month will release a new PlayStation 4 with double the storage capacity, countering Microsoft's recent release of a beefed-up version of rival console Xbox One. A PS4 Ultimate Player Edition that can store as much as a terabyte ...
X1 backwards-compatibility explainediAfrica.com

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New, lighter PlayStation 4 is coming - The Star Online

June 22, 2015 - 11:22pm

The Star Online

New, lighter PlayStation 4 is coming
The Star Online
Sony's got new PlayStation 4 coming out at the end of June, and it's different from the 1TB option that was also announced. It's not a PlayStation 4 "Slim" either -- externally, the console has the same general design and the exact dimensions of the old one, ...

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Sony's newest PlayStation 4 to come with 1TB of storage - The Star Online

June 22, 2015 - 10:36pm

The Star Online

Sony's newest PlayStation 4 to come with 1TB of storage
The Star Online
HEAVY DUTY PLAYER: Users can fill up Sony Playstation 4's 1TB of space with PS4 games, movies, music and photos. — Sony. Sony has released fresh details on its newest PlayStation 4 ITB Ultimate Player Edition, announcing that its latest console will ...

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'Project Cars' developer is already crowdfunding a sequel - Engadget

June 22, 2015 - 9:33pm

Rapid News Network

'Project Cars' developer is already crowdfunding a sequel
Engadget
Now that Project Cars is finally out after several delays, Slightly Mad Studios has decided that it's time to begin raising funds for the game's sequel. According to its creators, who were also the folks behind Need for Speed, Project Cars 2 will have 50 locations, ...
What is this, a race? Project CARS 2 announcedDestructoid
Project Cars 2 announcedGamespresso
Project Cars 2 announced, development will be crowdfunded | GearNukeiFreePress.com (blog)
Gamasutra -GamingBolt -Capsule Computers
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Privacy group seeks to block Uber data collection changes - Boston Globe

June 22, 2015 - 8:41pm

Boston Globe

Privacy group seeks to block Uber data collection changes
Boston Globe
NEW YORK — A leading privacy rights group wants the Federal Trade Commission to prohibit Uber from instituting changes to its privacy policy that it says will allow the ride-hailing app to collect more detailed data about customers' whereabouts and use ...

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24M: A Breakthrough In Lithium-Ion Battery Technology? - Forbes

June 22, 2015 - 6:18pm

Engadget

24M: A Breakthrough In Lithium-Ion Battery Technology?
Forbes
This morning, Cambridge, Mass.-based battery company 24M emerged from stealth mode after four-and-a-half years of improving its technology and lining up investors and strategic partners. 24M brings two new things to the table with its semisolid lithium ion ...
24M Introduces the Semisolid Lithium-Ion BatteryAltEnergyMag (press release)
This Battery Can Charge Itself Using Only Light [Video]Tech Times
24M Technologies Launches Cheaper-to-Produce Lithium-Ion CellWall Street Journal (blog)
MIT Technology Review -Fortune -Upstart
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How Yahoo Is Fighting To Stay Relevant In The Mobile-First World - TechCrunch

June 22, 2015 - 6:00pm

TechCrunch

How Yahoo Is Fighting To Stay Relevant In The Mobile-First World
TechCrunch
Yahoo's business has always been about using the latest tech to capture people's attention with interesting content. They were many people's first real home page on the web. Before search and social, you'd go to Yahoo to see links worth checking out. In the ...
15 mobile growth hacks that improve user experienceVentureBeat
Brands Fail To Attract More Than The Best Customers To Mobile AppsMediaPost Communications
Rebranding? Don't Forget Your Mobile StrategyYahoo! Maktoob News
TameBay -The Content Standard by Skyword
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Foursquare Mayorships Return in Swarm - PC Magazine

June 22, 2015 - 3:43pm

PC Magazine

Foursquare Mayorships Return in Swarm
PC Magazine
Remember when excitement over being a Foursquare mayor was a thing? Things haven't been the same since the company split its service in two last year, transforming the main Foursquare app into a Yelp-like discovery service and relegating check-ins to ...
Foursquare Attempts to Unterrible Itself By Bringing Back MayorshipsGizmodo
Just in time for summer, Mayorships return to SwarmMashable
Foursquare Mayorships Are Finally Back, Available As Update In Swarm App For ...International Business Times
The Verge -TechCrunch -Droid Life (press release) (blog)
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Third-gen Moto G leak shows a new camera, not much else - Engadget

June 22, 2015 - 2:24pm

Times of India

Third-gen Moto G leak shows a new camera, not much else
Engadget
The Moto G is quite the attractive handset for someone looking for a capable phone that's also very budget friendly. In fact, our own Chris Velazco calls it the best budget smartphone available. Thanks to a video and a few snapshots, there's a look at the ...
Third-Gen Moto G: 3 reasons why you don't need to upgradeSlashGear
Third-generation Moto G's options, images leakedBharat Press

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NSA Has Reverse-Engineered Popular Consumer Anti-Virus Software In Order ... - TechCrunch

June 22, 2015 - 2:05pm

TechCrunch

NSA Has Reverse-Engineered Popular Consumer Anti-Virus Software In Order ...
TechCrunch
The NSA and its British counterpart the GCHQ have put extensive effort into hacking popular security software products to “track users and infiltrate networks,” according to the latest round of Snowden docs unearthed today by The Intercept. Cybersecurity ...
NSA, GCHQ targeted Kaspersky, other cybersecurity companies – Snowden docsRT
US, UK Intel agencies worked to subvert antivirus tools to aid hackingArs Technica (blog)
Spy agencies are exploiting flaws in security softwareEngadget
Graham Cluley Security News -Wired -Business Insider
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Google takes on Apple Watch with new Android Wear watch faces - Irish Examiner

June 22, 2015 - 11:11am

Irish Examiner

Google takes on Apple Watch with new Android Wear watch faces
Irish Examiner
The smartwatch battle between Apple and Google is moving up a gear as the latter adds a host of new watch faces to its wearables line to compete with the Apple Watch in the fashion stakes. Google takes on Apple Watch with new Android Wear watch faces.
Android Wear Gets New Watchfaces From Hello Kitty, Angry Birds, And 15 Other ...TechCrunch
Hello Kitty, B&O, Kevin Tong grace Android Wear facesSlashGear
Google intros 17 new Android Wear watch faces from Hello Kitty, Terminator ...PhoneDog
9 to 5 Google -Android Headlines - Android News
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Samsung's 'Clear' Truck Aims to Make the Roads Safer - ABC News

June 22, 2015 - 11:01am

ABC News

Samsung's 'Clear' Truck Aims to Make the Roads Safer
ABC News
Samsung wants to leverage its technological expertise to make the roads a safer place. It's a situation most drivers have experienced plenty of times: You're driving down a two-lane highway, stuck behind a slow-moving semi truck and unsure if it's safe to ...
Samsung 'Safety Truck' Makes It Easier For Drivers To See The Road Ahead ...Forbes
Samsung's 'see-through' truck could make it less terrifying to drive next to big rigsQuartz
See around semi-trucks with this Samsung innovationBoston.com
Inquirer -TheBlaze.com -Irish Examiner
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