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Pinterest, Instagram use doubles in three years - USA TODAY

August 19, 2015 - 2:16pm

USA TODAY

Pinterest, Instagram use doubles in three years
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — The art of conversation isn't dead, it's just moving online. A study released Wednesday finds Americans, especially younger ones, are using smartphone messaging apps more, and more frequently, than ever before. The study by the ...
How to Read the Room on Social MediaWall Street Journal
Facebook, Twitter Can't Keep Up With Pinterest, InstagramPC Magazine
Adults are using social sites more often, but not joining new onesMarketWatch
Washington Post -Fox Business -Inverse
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Conquering Android's Stagefright Bug - New York Times

August 19, 2015 - 1:41pm

New York Times

Conquering Android's Stagefright Bug
New York Times
Q. What is this Android bug where your device can get hacked with a message? Is there security software to protect me? A. The “Stagefright bug” was recently discovered by a researcher at the Zimperium security firm, who showed how a vulnerable Android ...
Apple wants to put an iPhone in your TVFortune
Viddsee's Android App Showcases Short, Independent Films From AsiaDigital Media Wire
iOS 8.4 Jailbreak News: iOS 8.4.1 Released, Beware of Fake Jailbreak ToolLatin Post
9 to 5 Mac (blog) -The Times -The Verge
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Ad Blockers and the Nuisance at the Heart of the Modern Web - New York Times

August 19, 2015 - 1:06pm

New York Times

Ad Blockers and the Nuisance at the Heart of the Modern Web
New York Times
The great philosopher Homer Simpson once memorably described alcohol as “the cause of and solution to all of life's problems.” Internet advertising is a bit like that — the funder of and terrible nuisance baked into everything you do online ...
How Some Publishers Ask Readers to Stop Using Ad-Blockers: 'Pretty Please?'Wall Street Journal (blog)
Report: Ad Blocking Plugins Cost Advertisers $21.8 Billion This YearSocialTimes
How I Broke the InternetBloomberg View
Business 2 Community -Marketing Dive -AfterDawn
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BlackBerry Venice phone, running Android, said to arrive in November - CNET

August 19, 2015 - 12:50pm

CNET

BlackBerry Venice phone, running Android, said to arrive in November
CNET
A tweet from a reputable leaker says the new slider phone, which will run on Google's operating system instead of BlackBerry's own, will be available through all four major US carriers. Phones. August 19, 201510:34 AM PDT. Lance Whitney mugshot.
Of Course BlackBerry's Upcoming Android Phone Is AwkwardTechCrunch
Our First Good Look at the Blackberry Android Franken-PhoneGizmodo
BlackBerry's Android phone could be here before the holidaysTechRadar
VentureBeat -BGR -StreetWise Report
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For $200, Samsung's latest Gear VR headset is a no-brainer - Engadget

August 19, 2015 - 12:05pm

Engadget

For $200, Samsung's latest Gear VR headset is a no-brainer
Engadget
If you're the owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, an extra $200 will get you Samsung's Gear VR Innovator Edition, one of the first virtual reality headsets available to the public. Like others following the Oculus Rift story, I assumed that ...
Oculus Rift Release Date Could Be Revealed At Connect 2Ubergizmo
Crystal Rift Dev Commits to Oculus Touch SupportVRFocus
Facebook (FB) Stock Is Waving a Bullish FlagInvestorplace.com
Barron's (blog) -Geeky Gadgets -G 4 Games
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This is the best look yet at Samsung's next Gear smartwatch - The Verge

August 19, 2015 - 10:57am

TechCrunch

This is the best look yet at Samsung's next Gear smartwatch
The Verge
A boy band is about to steal the 'Song of the Summer' VMA because MTV forgot... Next Story. How well do you know your gadget history? Mobile · Tech. This is the best look yet at Samsung's next Gear smartwatch. By Jacob Kastrenakes; on August 19, 2015 ...
Here's Samsung's Answer To The Apple WatchTechCrunch
Samsung Gear S2 detailed in full video teaserSlashGear
Samsung Shows Off The Galaxy Gear 2 In Promotional Video Ahead Of IFA BerlinTech Times
PhoneDog -androidandme.com -Android Headlines - Android News
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Microsoft brings Windows containers to the fore - Fortune

August 19, 2015 - 10:45am

Fortune

Microsoft brings Windows containers to the fore
Fortune
Container technology has become table stakes for tech vendors. To date, containers have been Linux only. Not for much longer though. To be considered a tech vendor at the forefront of today's market, you'd better support containers—technology that ...
Microsoft (yes, Microsoft!) ups the container anteComputerworld
Microsoft to deliver third Windows Server 2016 preview with Windows Container ...ZDNet
Microsoft Launches Third Technical Preview Of Windows Server 2016, Adds Built ...TechCrunch
VentureBeat -Neowin -GeekWire
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Phil Spencer Simultaneously Planned The Entire Xbox One Content For E3 2015 ... - Bidness ETC

August 19, 2015 - 10:08am

Bidness ETC

Phil Spencer Simultaneously Planned The Entire Xbox One Content For E3 2015 ...
Bidness ETC
Over the past few years, Sony Corporation's (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) PlayStation 4 has been on top in terms of hardware sales whereas Microsoft Corporation's (NASDAQ:MSFT) Xbox One has been struggling in that department for some time now. However, as it ...
Windows Camera on Windows 10 updated, no changelog availableWinBeta
Now, Stream Xbox One Games to Windows 10 at 1080p and 60fpsNDTV
Xbox App for Windows 10 Updated with 1080p/60fps Game StreamingThurrott.com (blog)
Gotta Be Mobile -Realty Today -Tech Times
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OnePlus 2 review: The best smartphone you've never heard of - Mirror.co.uk

August 19, 2015 - 9:42am

Mirror.co.uk

OnePlus 2 review: The best smartphone you've never heard of
Mirror.co.uk
If you're serious technophile then it's likely you'll have heard of the OnePlus 2 - but for everyone else, it remains a mystery. It's the second smartphone produced by Chinese start-up OnePlus and bills itself as the "flagship killer" phone of this ...
Fly Or Die: OnePlus 2TechCrunch
OnePlus updates OxygenOS to patch Stagefright vulnerabilityJunior College
OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus OneAndroid Authority (blog)
India Today -The Verge -Mashable
all 24 news articles »

Xiaomi MIUI 7: New OS with an extensive customisation and a better theme engine - Economic Times

August 19, 2015 - 8:09am

Livemint

Xiaomi MIUI 7: New OS with an extensive customisation and a better theme engine
Economic Times
Xiaomi today announced the seventh version of their MIUI operating system - building upon the features of all the existing MIUI versions since 2010, the company says that MIUI 7 is the culmination of effort of employees as well as active 'fans', who ...
MIUI 7 Global ROM Revealed; Mi 4i Limited Edition Colour Variants LaunchedNDTV
Xiaomi unveils MIUI 7, beta available starting August 24Times of India
Xiaomi launches upgraded operating system 'MIUI 7' in IndiaThe Hindu
Firstpost -India Today -Android Headlines - Android News
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Sony's Metal Gear Solid Walkman is a truly tasteful video game tie-in - The Verge

August 19, 2015 - 5:26am

Forbes

Sony's Metal Gear Solid Walkman is a truly tasteful video game tie-in
The Verge
In celebration of the upcoming Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Sony has released a bunch of Phantom Pain-branded electronics, including a new version of its high-fidelity Walkman, the super-expensive ZX2. The customized music player is listed for ...
Metal Gear Solid 5 Trailer Sets Up Big Boss' Descent into VillainyGameSpot
Sony's 'Metal Gear Solid V' devices flaunt your stealth action fandomEngadget

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SwiftKey Quantifies Emoji Use - TechCrunch

August 19, 2015 - 5:03am

Wired

SwiftKey Quantifies Emoji Use
TechCrunch
Which emojis do New Yorkers use more than other U.S. states? How diverse is California's emoji usage? Do Alaskans dream of emoji fish? Predictive keyboard maker SwiftKey, whose software now runs on some 250 million devices worldwide, has crunched ...
SwiftKey Keyboard for iPhone Gains New Emoji Insights FeatureJunior College
The Most Popular Emoji, a State-by-state ReportAllMediaNY
No, These Aren't Each State's Favorite EmojiGizmodo
E! Online
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The Most Secure Way to Communicate? An iPod Touch - Wired

August 19, 2015 - 4:33am

Wired

The Most Secure Way to Communicate? An iPod Touch
Wired
If you want to communicate really securely, you may assume you need some government level spy training, a high tech encrypted phone, or at least a custom operating system. Nope. Not at all. It turns out the most secure communications device available ...
Trending in AAPL Company Apple to simplify retail stores by demoting iPods to ...9 to 5 Mac (blog)
Apple is relegating the iPod to an 'accessory' in a new shake-up of its StoresBusinessinsider India
Apple to Demote iPod to Apple Store Accessory ShelvesiClarified
Mac Rumors -ABC News
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Rakuten Launches Its Own Security-Enhanced Android App Store In Japan - TechCrunch

August 19, 2015 - 3:22am

TechCrunch

Rakuten Launches Its Own Security-Enhanced Android App Store In Japan
TechCrunch
Rakuten, Japan's top online retail firm, has pulled an Amazon after it launched its own branded Android app store today. The company is promising that 'Rakuten App Ichiba' will not only give customers a chance to gain loyal points from money spent on ...
Google's Android Dominance Has Its LimitsWall Street Journal
New hack lets users access Google Play store on Windows phonesThe Market Business
Android apps are flooding on to jailbroken Win10 phonesThe Register
Mobile ID World -Liliputing -Phandroid.com
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Detroit, Silicon Valley join forces on cars - Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)

August 19, 2015 - 2:06am

Detroit, Silicon Valley join forces on cars
Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce (subscription)
There is both heated competition and unprecedented cooperation between two industries that rarely spoke to each other five years ago. By DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Auto Writer. PALO ALTO, California — The office has all the trappings of a high-tech startup.

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The stylish and super-secure Blackphone 2 goes for pre-order ahead of ... - Phone Arena

August 18, 2015 - 11:20pm

Phone Arena

The stylish and super-secure Blackphone 2 goes for pre-order ahead of ...
Phone Arena
Smartphone owners are generally united in their concerns over security and privacy, and while the likes of Google and Apple develop their respective mobile platforms under the watchful eye of the consumer, flaws and security breaches come with the ...
Blackphone 2 available for pre-order, launching in SeptemberAndroid Authority (blog)
Silent Circle's Blackphone 2 Landing In SeptemberTechCrunch
The privacy-centric Blackphone 2 is here, and it's much better than the originalDigital Trends
Android Headlines - Android News -Geek -SlashGear
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Parallels Desktop 11 lets Mac users say 'Hey Cortana' - PCWorld

August 18, 2015 - 11:05pm

PCWorld

Parallels Desktop 11 lets Mac users say 'Hey Cortana'
PCWorld
Mac users will soon be able to say “Hey Cortana” and have Microsoft's virtual assistant talk back to them from OS X, thanks to new functionality included in Parallels Desktop 11. The new version of the popular virtualization software will support ...
Run Siri-like Cortana On A Mac With Parallels DesktopForbes
Parallels 11 brings Microsoft's Cortana to Macs before SiriEngadget
Parallels 11 Can Put Microsoft's Cortana on Your MacGizmodo
Apple Insider -Ars Technica -The Straits Times
all 12 news articles »Google News

America Challenges Japan To A Robot Duel Then Decides To Change Their Robot - Forbes

August 18, 2015 - 10:33pm

Forbes

America Challenges Japan To A Robot Duel Then Decides To Change Their Robot
Forbes
I cover gaming in Japan as well the pop-culture here. You can follow me on Twitter or check out my YouTube videos. I also founded and continue to manage the mecha gaming site, Mecha Damashii. I have over a decade's worth of games industry experience, ...
Fight on: National pride at stake as giant robots prepare for combatCNN
This is How US Challengers Plan to Wreck Japan's Giant Robot in a DuelGizmodo
Want to make sure the American-made MegaBot defeats Japan? Donate nowArs Technica UK
Engadget
all 28 news articles »

Ashley Madison hack: hackers claim cheaters' details dumped online - Sydney Morning Herald

August 18, 2015 - 7:01pm

Sydney Morning Herald

Ashley Madison hack: hackers claim cheaters' details dumped online
Sydney Morning Herald
Remember the hack attack at cheating website Ashley Madison? It would appear the hackers have just posted the data online – including every name and email address of every member on the website. Ashley Madison claims to privately facilitate affairs ...
Bits | Hackers Say They Have Released Ashley Madison FilesNew York Times (blog)
Ashley Madison hackers appear to have followed through on threat to expose usersThe Verge
Hackers dump stolen Ashley Madison data onto the Dark WebEngadget
The Guardian -Wired -The Globe and Mail
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High-tech cars bring Detroit, Silicon Valley face to face - Tampabay.com

August 18, 2015 - 6:31pm

Tampabay.com

High-tech cars bring Detroit, Silicon Valley face to face
Tampabay.com
Nitin Bandaru works on a hackathon project Thursday at the Ford Motor Co. Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, Calif., on Thursday. Silicon Valley is dotted with labs racing to develop high-tech infotainment systems and autonomous cars. .
StreetCode Academy Bridges The Gap Between East Palo Alto And Silicon ValleyTechCrunch

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