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Netflix is updating its TV apps for the first time since 2013 - Digital Spy UK

July 23, 2015 - 7:43am

Digital Spy UK

Netflix is updating its TV apps for the first time since 2013
Digital Spy UK
The new app looks similar to its predecessor but essentially solves the problem of figuring out whether you've seen an episode already with less fiddling around. Netflix's updated app (animated GIF). © Netflix. Now when users select a title, the film ...

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Uber to courier Xiaomi Mi Note phones directly to customers in Asia - CNET

July 23, 2015 - 6:00am

CNET

Uber to courier Xiaomi Mi Note phones directly to customers in Asia
CNET
The ride-sharing company will hand deliver the Chinese smartphone maker's new phablet to impatient buyers in Singapore and Malaysia. by Aloysius Low · @longadin; 23 July 2015 11:33 am BST. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. email. comments.
Xiaomi hitches Uber rides for prelaunch Mi Note delivery in SingaporeZDNet
Uber's next PR stunt is delivering Xiaomi phonesEngadget
Uber Partners With Xiaomi for Smartphone Sales in SingaporeBloomberg
VentureBeat -THE BUSINESS TIMES
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Video game streaming service Twitch is ditching Flash and switching to HTML5 - The Verge

July 23, 2015 - 2:03am

Engadget

Video game streaming service Twitch is ditching Flash and switching to HTML5
The Verge
Video game streaming powerhouse Twitch is becoming the latest big-name company to ditch Adobe's ageing Flash in favor of better alternatives. The streaming service today announced that it was rolling out a redesign to its video player controls ...
Twitch starts dumping Flash for HTML5Engadget
Twitch is ditching Flash for HTML5, just like YouTubeVentureBeat
Twitch Makes The Switch From Flash To HTML5Ubergizmo
Cult of Mac -SlashGear -SiliconANGLE (blog)
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Microsoft To Fight Revenge Porn By Removing It From Bing & Xbox Live - Geek Snack

July 23, 2015 - 1:58am

Geek Snack

Microsoft To Fight Revenge Porn By Removing It From Bing & Xbox Live
Geek Snack
Microsoft will remove any links to so-called 'revenge porn' from Bing. It's part of an effort from Microsoft to remove any links to revenge porn from all of its popular services. The company announced their plans in a blog post on “putting victims back ...
'Revenge porn' to be curbed by MicrosoftThe Australian
Microsoft Joins the Fight Against Revenge-PornThe Cubic Lane
Microsoft moves to curb revenge pornTV Newsroom
Dispatch Times -The Rakyat Post -National Monitor
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YouTube for Android Now Shows Vertical Videos Properly in Full Screen - NDTV

July 23, 2015 - 1:03am

NDTV

YouTube for Android Now Shows Vertical Videos Properly in Full Screen
NDTV
Google has been constantly working towards making its YouTube mobile experience better for users. Keeping that in mind, the search giant has now started showing YouTube vertical videos properly as a complete full screen for its Android users. Instead ...
Finally, watch vertically shot YouTube videos in proper full-screen mode on ...IBNLive
Music labels weigh yanking YouTube videos over ad moneyNew York Post
YouTube Tackles Vertical Video ViewingPC Magazine
The Verge -Mashable -Christian Science Monitor
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Google patent could make your 'real-life experiences' searchable - The Indian Express

July 22, 2015 - 11:44pm

Quartz

Google patent could make your 'real-life experiences' searchable
The Indian Express
Google's new patent could make your real-life experiences searchable via a device like say the Google Glass, indicate reports. The patent link is available here. According to a report on Quartz and the patent text, the idea works something like this: ...
Google reportedly working on a robust, foldable 'Glass Enterprise Edition'Firstpost
Google Patents A Way To Search A Video Archive Of Your LifeHuffington Post
Google Glass Enterprise Edition: Rugged, Foldable, Water-ResistantImmortal News
Wired -Sentinel Republic -Fortune
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Twitter conference for mobile-app developers returns to San Francisco - CNET

July 22, 2015 - 10:18pm

CNET

Twitter conference for mobile-app developers returns to San Francisco
CNET
The microblogging site aims to compete against Facebook, Apple and Google for developer mind share. by Terry Collins · @terryscollins; 23 July 2015, 12:52 pm AEST. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. email. comments. more. reddit. pinterest. tumblr.

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Patent pool wants payment for streaming video - USA TODAY

July 22, 2015 - 9:59pm

USA TODAY

Patent pool wants payment for streaming video
USA TODAY
The advent of Ultra High Definition 4K video may mean not only higher quality streaming, but also higher royalties. A group of companies -- expected to be among them are GE, Technicolor, Dolby, Philips, and Mitsubishi Electric -- that hold patents for ...
HEVC is overcoming a lot of barriers, but there's still a long way to go for ...4k
​New fees cast shadow on next-gen high-quality streaming videoCNET
New Patent Pool Wants 0.5% Of Every Content Owner/Distributor's Gross Revenue ...StreamingMedia.com (blog)

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T-Mobile soups up text messaging, but for only one phone to start - CNET

July 22, 2015 - 5:11pm

CNET

T-Mobile soups up text messaging, but for only one phone to start
CNET
The upgrade brings text messaging nearly on par with the features found in third-party instant messaging apps like WhatsApp and iMessage. by Roger Cheng · @RogerWCheng; July 22, 2015 1:22 PM PDT. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. email.
T-Mobile advances mobile messaging with Rich Communications ServicesZDNet
T-Mobile 'Advanced Messaging' Beefs Up TextingPC Magazine
T-Mobile looks to enhance basic texting forever with its new rich media standardTechSpot
Engadget -GeekWire -SlashGear
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Dropbox adds team-communication muscle with Clementine buy - PCWorld

July 22, 2015 - 4:25pm

SiliconANGLE

Dropbox adds team-communication muscle with Clementine buy
PCWorld
Dropbox took in a fresh infusion of team-collaboration technology and talent on Wednesday with the acquisition of San Francisco-based Clementine. Clementine's mobile software, which was launched last fall with backing from investors including Homebrew ...
Dropbox acquires collaboration app ClementineZDNet
Dropbox acquires team communication app Clementine, will shut down free ...VentureBeat
Dropbox has acquired ClementineSlashGear
TechCrunch -Tom's Hardware -SiliconANGLE (blog)
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Cazena Raises $20M Series B For Its Enterprise Big Data-As-A-Service Platform - TechCrunch

July 22, 2015 - 3:31pm

TechCrunch

Cazena Raises $20M Series B For Its Enterprise Big Data-As-A-Service Platform
TechCrunch
Cazena, a new platform that wants to make it easier for enterprises to process their data, today announced that it has raised a $20 million Series B round led by Formation 8. Other participants include Andreessen Horowitz and North Bridge Venture ...
Startup launches big data-as-a-serviceCIO
Netezza Vets Hope Big Data Startup Cazena Leads to Repeat SuccessXconomy
Netezza vets launch their new data warehousing startup from stealth with $20 ...SiliconANGLE (blog)
Business Wire (press release)
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Twitter will reconvene Flight for mobile developers - PCWorld

July 22, 2015 - 2:20pm

Computerworld

Twitter will reconvene Flight for mobile developers
PCWorld
Last year, Twitter sought to broaden the reach of its software by giving outside developers new tools at its first Flight conference. This year the company will try again, as the pressure on it to grow its user base has only increased. The event is ...
Twitter's Answers Service Gets An Update To Provide Better App Performance ...TechCrunch
Twitter's Mobile Developer Conference, Flight, ReturnsRe/code
Twitter will hold its second annual Flight developer conference in San ...VentureBeat

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KOTOR II Receives Official Patch A Decade After Its Release - Techgage

July 22, 2015 - 2:05pm

Techgage

KOTOR II Receives Official Patch A Decade After Its Release
Techgage
Who saw this coming? Out of nowhere, owners of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II saw an update come through their Steam yesterday, and like most updates that come out for old games, most people likely thought that it was a mere compatibility ...
'Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II' Just Got A Huge UpdateHigh-Def Digest

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Your mouse will soon work with your Xbox One - Engadget

July 22, 2015 - 12:44pm

Engadget

Your mouse will soon work with your Xbox One
Engadget
Beneath that shiny exterior, the Xbox One is, basically, a glorified gaming PC in a slightly smaller frame. As such, wouldn't it be great if you could play RTS games on the machine with your keyboard and mouse? The hardware can already support the ...
Microsoft's working on keyboard and mouse support for the Xbox OnePCWorld
Xbox One Mouse And Keyboard Support Could Be Gamechanging Or PointlessForbes
Mouse and Keyboard Support Headed to Xbox One, Will PC Streaming Come Next?Maximum PC
WinBeta -Tom's Hardware
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Why Verizon, AT&T, and Twitter are supporting this hot technology - Fortune

July 22, 2015 - 12:01pm

Fortune

Why Verizon, AT&T, and Twitter are supporting this hot technology
Fortune
An initiative related to an emerging data center technology called containers said 11 new companies have pledged support. You can tell when a business technology really starts catching on in the mainstream when high profile companies are willing to ...
​Oracle and Twitter pile in behind renamed Open Container InitiativeZDNet
Open Container Initiative Gains Momentum As AT&T, Oracle, Twitter And Others JoinTechCrunch
Open Container Project renames, says standard is just weeks awayThe Register
Data Center Knowledge -Digital Journal -EnterpriseTech
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GoPro to release video-editing mobile app later this summer - SlashGear

July 22, 2015 - 10:50am

Tech News Today

GoPro to release video-editing mobile app later this summer
SlashGear
During a recent investors call, GoPro president Tony Bates revealed that the action camera-maker is developing a mobile app that let users quickly and easily edit their footage after it's been shot. Bates added that the app is "in the final phase ...
Edit your GoPro videos on mobile soonIrish Examiner
GoPro is making a mobile video-editing appEngadget
GoPro Inc. Readying Mobile App That Allows Direct Video EditingBidness ETC
Wired.co.uk -Tech News Today -Resource Magazine (blog)
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Vervid Takes The Shame Out Of Shooting Vertical Video With Its New iOS App - TechCrunch

July 22, 2015 - 9:50am

TechCrunch

Vervid Takes The Shame Out Of Shooting Vertical Video With Its New iOS App
TechCrunch
You know the situation. Something funny is about to happen and you have to get your phone out quickly. You start shooting video but you forgot something… Crap, you didn't flip your phone horizontally. That means it'll look like crap on YouTube and all ...
Announcing Vervid: The World's First Dedicated Vertical Video PlatformMultichannel News

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Microsoft rolls out 'Send' in-mail chat app, first on iPhone - ZDNet

July 22, 2015 - 9:43am

Mac Rumors

Microsoft rolls out 'Send' in-mail chat app, first on iPhone
ZDNet
Microsoft is making available an in-mail chat app from its Garage incubator to iPhone users as of today, July 22. sendchat.jpg That app, known as "Send," was formerly codenamed "Flow." Send is available for iPhone in the U.S. and Canada from the iTunes ...
Microsoft's latest 'Garage' project is a dead-simple email app for iPhoneThe Verge
Microsoft Send brings chat-style messaging to Outlook emailsEngadget
Microsoft Introduces Send, A Short-Form Email App That Works More Like Instant ...TechCrunch
VentureBeat -Mac Rumors -SlashGear
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Sony Mobile Gets Into The Drone Business - TechCrunch

July 22, 2015 - 9:08am

TechCrunch

Sony Mobile Gets Into The Drone Business
TechCrunch
Sony is looking to drones to find new business opportunities. Specifically Sony Mobile, the division of Sony responsible for mobile phones, telecommunication and small imaging sensors, founded the company along with Tokyo startup ZMP Inc. But don't ...
Sony creates drone company to find more customers for its image sensorsThe Verge
Sony to Swoop Into Drone Market for Business CustomersWall Street Journal
Sony Enters Drone Photography Business With AerosenseTech Times
Ubergizmo -TechWeekEurope UK -ITProPortal
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China Smartphone Maker ZTE Thinks It Can Beat Market - Forbes

July 22, 2015 - 7:29am

Forbes

China Smartphone Maker ZTE Thinks It Can Beat Market
Forbes
China smartphone maker ZTE ZTE Corp (SHE:000063) thinks it can beat the market, regardless of slower growth in mobile devices. The company said Tuesday that it expects a 43% increase in net profit for the first six months of the year thanks to stronger ...
ZTE Aims at High-End Mobile Rivals, Sports FPC SensorMobile ID World
ZTE flies the flagship for ChinaMalay Mail Online
ZTE Axon Smartwatch announced with Gesture ControlTV Newsroom
Tech Times -Venture Capital Post
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