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Google expands health conditions feature to include 900 illnesses

Google is making it easier to look up illness, so you don't have to wait for websites to load in order to get a quick overview of what you might (or might not) be dealing with. Mountain View has doubled the number of diseases in its health...

6.2 hours on engadget.com

Facebook yanked user's photos of dead migrants thinking they were spam

Facebook temporarily yanked several photos capturing a shipwreck off the coast of Libya last week because they were mistaken for spam. Syrian artist Khaled Barakeh uploaded photos late last week depicting a shipwreck off the coast of Zuwara, a port in...

6.3 hours on mashable.com

Google's driverless cars skirt deer and pedestrians in Texas

By the looks of things, Google's self-driving cars have been learning a lot in Austin, Texas. In its first report since it began testing autonomous vehicles in the city, the company details the challenges its cars have had to face while...

9.5 hours on engadget.com

A Facebook Education Initiative Targets Students as Individuals

A small team at the social media giant is developing the educational software, which is being used in about 30 schools but has much broader...

10.6 hours on nytimes.com

Review: Different Thinking About Steve Jobs, the Man Behind Apple

Alex Gibney’s new documentary, subtitled “The Man in the Machine,” is a merciless anatomy of a complicated public...

11.5 hours on nytimes.com

Google’s ‘Fun Facts’ Make The Internet More Educational

Google wants to make the internet search experience a little more fun and educational. Simply type "I'm feeling curious" or "fun facts" into the search bar, hit the search button, and learn something new. The facts are probably...

11.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Should Apple lease the iPhone?

One pro thinks Apple should lease its iPhone in order to maintain its market share and margins, but another expert...

12 hours on cnbc.com

Microsoft will release its hackathon help tool to the world

Microsoft is planning to bring its internal tool for running hackathons to the public next year, starting by allowing a few select colleges to test drive it at their own events. It's part of a plan by the company's Garage division to help...

12 hours on pcworld.com

A Hint of ‘Star Wars’ Toys, in the Form of a Little Droid

The BB-8, a small, round robot that rolls along at the touch of a smartphone, is one of hundreds of toys related to the next “Star Wars”...

12.2 hours on nytimes.com

Report: iPhone 6S will feature a 5MP front-facing camera

There's already been a deluge of leaks surrounding the iPhone 6S, and now we might know a little more. The front-facing camera, long stuck at 1.2 megapixels, will get a big resolution bump to 5MP, according to reliable leaker KGI Securities Analyst...

12.6 hours on mashable.com

Apple's Twitter feed for games has Apple TV written all over it

Apple's newest Twitter account speaks directly to a long-underserved segment of the App Store clientele: Gamers. The App Store Games feed brings a more direct focus on interactive entertainment to Apple, which has traditionally been careful to skirt...

12.8 hours on mashable.com

The new Star Wars BB-8 Droid is no match for a fleet of pouncy puppies

The Star Wars BB-8 Droid toy, which will be released on December 18, is already causing a stir — especially among this group of curious puppies. Vanity Fair shows just what happens when adorable puppies encounter the baffling toy droids. What...

13.2 hours on mashable.com

Some Uber trip info is publicly accessible through Google

When an Uber rider reaches his or her destination, the ride may be over, but information about it could live on through Google.On Thursday, a site-specific search on Google for trip.uber.com produced dozens of links to Uber rides that have been...

13.3 hours on macworld.com

Facebook Makes It Easier To Optimize Ad Campaigns Based On Conversions

 Facebook is unveiling an improved version of its Conversion Lift measurement tool, which first launched in January. Here’s the gist of what’s changing. Previously, Facebook allowed you to measure whether your ad campaign was...

13.3 hours on techcrunch.com

One Reason Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Closed Up

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft stock closed higher by 0.6% to $43.62 on Thursday after the company announced it will acquire VoloMetrix, an organizational analytics company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The deal comes a day...

13.5 hours on thestreet.com

Uber ride data publicly accessible through Google

When an Uber rider reaches his or her destination, the ride may be over, but information about it could live on through Google.On Thursday, a site-specific search on Google for trip.uber.com produced dozens of links to Uber rides that have been...

13.6 hours on pcworld.com

Apple will reportedly outfit the 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display

Almost a year ago, Apple put a Retina display inside its 27-inch desktop. A report from 9to5Mac says we could see a high-res panel on the smaller 21.5-inch model soon as well. The word comes from Mark Gurman, who has a solid track record for news...

13.7 hours on engadget.com

Google’s Latest Chrome Update Emphasizes Speed And Lower Memory Usage

 Chrome started out as one of the least memory hungry browsers on the market, but over time, it developed a bit more of an appetite for RAM. Now, however, Google is starting to get back to basics and the latest Chrome release...

14.3 hours on techcrunch.com

New Apple TV Platform Is Bad News For Netflix: Global Equities

Netflix (NFLX) has had a difficult week, in part on reports that Apple (AAPL) may introduce some of its own original content. Global Equities Research’s Trip Chowdhry thinks investors should be right to be worried about Netflix, which was...

14.4 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple to retest its old high: Pro

Technical analyst and Apple bull Rich Ross explains why the decline in the stock presents a tremendous buying...

14.6 hours on cnbc.com

Apple Inc. Gains Smartphone Market Share Against Android

The smartphone battle between Apple and Android rages on, and in the U.S., Apple managed to steal some of Android's market share during the second quarter. This is particularly interesting because Samsung, the top Android phone manufacturer, had...

14.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Google’s Waze Sued For Allegedly Copying Database

Waze, the crowd-sourced navigation app acquired by Google in 2013, faces a lawsuit filed on behalf of PhantomALERT, Inc. The company claims that Waze copied its proprietary navigation database and incorporated the data into its apps. Before Google...

15 hours on valuewalk.com

The mystery of the unsharable Google Apps calendar

Just a few days ago I had an intersting problem with sharing a Gmail calendar. The calendar belonged to a client with a corporate Google account for which he was the only authorized user. He’d recently acquired another company and wanted to...

15.3 hours on macworld.com

The Best Time to Trade in Your Old iPhone

Chris McGrath/Getty Images Apple is expected to release a pair of new iPhones at its much-anticipated press event on September 9. If you’re planning on upgrading to a new iPhone 6s, you may be wondering: what’s the best time to trade...

15.4 hours on cheatsheet.com

Catalyst shows off a waterproof Apple Watch case at IFA

Catalyst began taking preorders for its waterproof Apple Watch case in August, but our colleagues at the IFA Consumer Electronics Fair in Berlin just got to see one in person. It’s not the most attractive, since it fully covers the...

15.4 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft Updates Skype Apps For Android And iOS

Microsoft recently released Skype 6.0 for mobile users on iOS and Android. The app update includes new designs for both platforms, but the changes were customized to suit each operating system. Android's update includes an enhanced search...

15.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Continuing To Strengthen Its Smartphone Market Share In The U.S.

 More and more Americans are buying into the Apple smartphone ecosystem, largely at the expense of Samsung. A new report from the digital media analytics company comScore suggests that Apple’s iPhone is continuing to...

15.6 hours on techcrunch.com

New Google Street View app lets you add your own 360-degree photos

Street View just got a lot more interactive. Google unveiled a new Street View app Thursday that adds user generated spherical photos to places in Google Maps. See also: You can now explore Google Street View with virtual reality The new iOS and Android,...

15.6 hours on mashable.com

The Week in iPhone Cases: Getting close to September 9...

...plus, More and Spigen's designs for the next generation of iPhonesThis week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features wallets, camo patterns, and battery packs from Speck, PureGear, SwitchEasy, and more! Plus, we’ll show you a sneak peak...

15.8 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft acquires organizational analytics company VoloMetrix

Microsoft announced Thursday that it will be acquiring VoloMetrix, a Seattle-based company that provides analytics to help businesses better understand how their organization works.According to a blog post by Rajesh Jha, Microsoft's corporate...

15.9 hours on pcworld.com

Google revamps Street View, welcomes user 360° images

Google is revamping its Street View service with an eye to attracting many more contributed 360° images.On Thursday, the company introduced an update to its iOS and Android mobile apps that supports uploads from three cameras: Ricoh's Theta...

16.2 hours on pcworld.com

Google launches new Street View app to bolster uploads of 360-degree imagery

Google is giving its Street View and Photosphere imagery a bigger push with a new app for Android and iOS.The new Street View app curates the 360-degree collections into a more prominent gallery. You can also explore Street View by browsing through...

16.3 hours on macworld.com

Apple Inc. Raises Orders from Japan Display Ahead of iPhone 6S Launch

Apple is increasing its orders for display screens ahead of the launching of the new iPhone this month, according to Mitsuru Homma, the newly appointed CEO of Japan Display. The tech giant is the biggest client of the Japanese screen manufacturer. In an...

16.4 hours on valuewalk.com

DJI is concerned Amazon and Google could restrict hobby drone flight

One of the world's largest consumer drone makers says it's concerned hobbyists will face tougher restrictions over where they can fly if Amazon and Google get their way in creating dedicated airspace zones for commercial flight.Currently,...

16.4 hours on pcworld.com

Latest Rumors Regarding Apple TV 4 Specs

It looks like the new Apple TV 4 is going to be the star of Apple’s big upcoming media event on Wednesday September 9th. Rumors about what to expect at the big event have been circulating for months, and have covered topics including new iPhones to...

16.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Report: Google will unveil new Nexus phones at September 29 event in San Francisco

This fall’s Android smartphone-palooza is getting another act.According to CNET, Google will finally show off two new Nexus devices: one built by LG and another from Huawei. There’s been a pretty consistent stream of rumors that LG will...

16.9 hours on pcworld.com

Google Search Will Now Surface Info On More Health Conditions

 Google says one in 20 searches on Google Search are for health-related information and since February of this year, it’s been using its Knowledge Graph to quickly bring up medical facts when it spots a query about common health...

16.9 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook Bags 4 Of 10 Spots On iOS All Time Popular App List

Facebook bagged four of the top ten spots in App Annie’s list of top ten most downloaded iOS apps of all time, published on Wednesday. Together, Facebook, Google and Apple took eight of the top ten spots. Facebook most popular The no.1 spot was...

17.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple, Google, Other Silicon Valley Tech Giants Ordered To Pay $415M In No-Poaching Suit

 United States District Judge Lucy Koh today approved a $415 million settlement in the Silicon Valley no-poaching case. The dollar figure comes after a previous $324 million settlement was rejected as being too low. More than 64,000 workers...

17.2 hours on techcrunch.com

Tech Today: Apple Smartphone Share Grows; SunEdison’s Cash Flow; eBay Upgraded

Here are some things going on in your world of tech: In Apple (AAPL) news today, ComScore reports that the iPhone’s market share increased to 44.2% last month, up from 43.1% in April. Samsung (SSNLF), by contrast, saw its smartphone market share...

17.3 hours on blogs.barrons.com

This Tiny Apple IIc Is All The Computing Power You’ll Need Ever In Your Life Forever

 As we enter the next Information Age, we must take only a few things with us. For example, this ashtray. Just this ashtray. And this paddle game, the ashtray and the paddle game and that’s all you need. And this remote control. And...

17.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft Acquires Organizational Analytics Service VoloMetrix

 Microsoft today announced that it has acquired VoloMetrix, a service that specializes in analyzing organizational performance using anonymized data it gathers from across a company’s corporate communications systems. Read More ...

17.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Car Has 50-60 Percent Chance To Reality [REPORT]

There is a 50% to 60% probability for the Apple Car to become a reality, according to Gene Munster, a senior research analyst at Piper Jaffray in a note to investors on Wednesday. It was widely speculated that Apple is secretly developing an electric...

17.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Looks To Tackle Personalized Learning In The Classroom

Facebook is working to better personalize learning in public education. In a blog post today, Facebook announced that over the past school year it has partnered with Summit Public Schools in the Bay Area to improve and test their new...

18.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Skype beefs up iPad app, adds material design to Android

Microsoft-owned Skype is getting fancier on mobile devices, rolling out some serious overhauls for the messaging app on both Android and iOS—including iPad-specific improvements. Here are the details.Skype 6.0 for Android Skype 6.0 for...

18.4 hours on pcworld.com

Google Docs Now Have Voice Dictation

Google has introduced a new feature by which it is possible to voice dictate to Google docs. It works pretty well, but the user needs to pay close attention, and will also have to make use of the keyboard for corrections. With the update, Google is...

18.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Google’s New Street View App Lets You Browse 360-Degree Imagery, Share Your Own Panoramic Photos

 It’s no “street view for cats,” but Google’s newly launched Street View mobile app does promise to make it easier to explore Google Map’s immersive, 360-degree imagery as well as contribute...

18.5 hours on techcrunch.com

North Carolina City Is First To Offer Internet Service That’s 10 Times Faster Than Google Fiber

(Courtesy: Fibrant)While Google is in the process of deploying high-speed gigabit Internet service in North Carolina’s major metro areas of Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham, the folks in the much smaller city of Salisbury, NC, are being offered...

18.9 hours on consumerist.com

China Buys 20%+ Of World’s Apple Watches, Demand Intact: Quartz

Apple (AAPL) has gotten some heat about its Apple Watch not being the big seller than its previous products were. However, it may not matter much what Americans think—China loves the Apple Watch. That’s according to Quartz, which parses the...

18.9 hours on blogs.barrons.com

5 Things You Should Never Search on Google

Source: Google.com If you use Google, Bing, Yahoo, or any other search engine that records your IP address and search terms, there are some things — many things, it turns out — that you really shouldn’t search. Google, for...

18.9 hours on cheatsheet.com

Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Benefit From Analyst Note, iPhone Lease Talk?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple's  much anticipated September 9th product launch will make Apple's ecosystem stronger, Oppenheimer said, according to Barron's.com. The event will showcase an upgraded iPhone and...

18.9 hours on thestreet.com

Stuck on the iPhone “S” cycle? It’s cheaper than ever to break out.

This may the most ridiculous first-world problem I've ever written about. But I'm not writing this only for me. I'm writing this for you, my friends. I know you're out there. I'm one of you.I, too, am an S-person.Read full...

19 hours on washingtonpost.com

Airbnb's new Apple Watch app lets you message your host

Airbnb is trying its hand at the Apple Watch, with a new app that aims to provide a quick and easy way for hosts and guests to message each other. On Thursday, Airbnb users who’ve downloaded its iOS app and have an Apple Watch will receive the...

19.1 hours on macworld.com

The Ricoh Theta S lets you upload 360-degree photos right to Google Maps

At IFA 2015 (and a parallel event in New York City), Ricoh announced its newest 360-degree spherical camera, the Ricoh Theta S. The Theta S is a small, pocket-size camera that can take 360-degree photos and videos. The idea is to make it possible to...

19.2 hours on mashable.com

Key Analyst: What to Expect From Apple’s Keynote in September

Oppenheimer released an update on where it thinks Apple is headed in the near future, including notes on a press event Apple is hosting on September 9 in San...

19.4 hours on 247wallst.com

Upsetting the apple cart

The Rangers take charge A YEAR or two ago only a handful of customers would brave a trip to Muhammad Arshad’s shop in Karachi’s jewellery quarter. They were highly likely to be robbed of cash on the way in or of purchases on the way out....

19.4 hours on economist.com

Kicking the Apple addiction

INSIDE an obscure warehouse in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, the robot revolution is under way, but it is far from glamorous. The test lab is hot, steamy and a bit dusty. Dozens of giant, aquamarine-coloured units are whirring and gyrating in...

19.4 hours on economist.com

Google’s ad penalties are more significant than Apple’s ad blocker

"Highly unlikely" would probably be how you'd have responded a year ago to someone telling you two of the largest tech companies in the world -- Apple and Google -- would both...

19.5 hours on search.gigaom.com

Latest Apple TV rumor suggests skimpier storage, reiterates lack of 4K

The next Apple TV might not have a lot of room for apps and games if a new report by 9to5Mac proves accurate. The site, which tends to have a strong record with Apple rumors, claims that Apple’s next set-top box won’t exceed 16GB of...

19.5 hours on macworld.com

Windows 10, Cloud Offerings Make Microsoft A Buy: FBR

FBR & Co.’s Daniel Ives has an update on Microsoft (MSFT) Thursday, writing that while worries about China’s economy and global growth have weighed on the stock and its tech peers, there are reasons to be upbeat about its prospects. Ives...

19.6 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple May Introduce iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4 At September 9 Event: Report

 Apple’s upcoming press event, scheduled for September 9, is going to be a long one, if we’re choosing to believe the rumors. Alongside new iPhones and a brand new (potentially world-dominating) Apple TV 4, both of which are...

19.9 hours on techcrunch.com

The Overarching Lesson Of This Year’s Scientology And Apple Docs, According To Director Alex Gibney

Alex Gibney knows a thing or two about about powerful institutions. The Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker has worked on movies about corrupt corporations (“Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room”), and he’s worked on movies...

20.2 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Google's Street View app lets you add your own spherical photos

In the midst of IFA's volley of tech hardware news, Google Maps has announced a dedicated Street View app that allows you to upload your own spherical photos. You're now a human Street View car. The app not only lets you shoot photo...

20.3 hours on engadget.com

Expect A ‘Brilliantly Underwhelming’ Event From Apple: Oppenheimer

Apple (AAPL) is hosting an event next Wednesday, Sept. 9, which, per usual, will be well covered and parsed by fans and investors. Just don’t expect too much excitement, says Oppenheimer’s Andrew Uerkwitz and Martin Yang. The pair reiterated...

20.3 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Watch Sales Exceed 1 Million Units In China [STUDY]

Apple released its wearable device in April, and it has been on the market for almost five months now, but even then questions about the success or failure of the gadget are still unanswered. But now, some reports have started to appear confirming the...

20.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Bring Home Your Own Star Wars BB-8 Droid, Thanks To Sphero

 Usually, when you fall in love with some cool gadget depicted on-screen in the latest science fiction blockbuster, the best you can hope for is that maybe, maybe some gifted entrepreneur will be inspired to bring it to life in the years to...

21.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Airbnb has built an Apple Watch app, for messaging your host

Airbnb is trying its hand at the Apple Watch, with a new app that aims to provide a quick and easy way for hosts and guests to message each other. On Thursday, Airbnb users who've downloaded its iOS app and have an Apple Watch will receive the...

21.3 hours on pcworld.com

Airbnb's Apple Watch app focuses on putting hosts and guests in touch

The last year or so has seen Airbnb put a major focus behind design, from its company logo and identity to new apps for phones and tablets. Now, it's putting its attention towards a new platform: wearables. Starting today, the iOS Airbnb app...

21.3 hours on engadget.com

Airbnb Rolls Out An Apple Watch App

 Airbnb has found its way onto the Apple Watch. The company is releasing a new Apple Watch app today that’s centered around lightweight communication between hosts and guests. Hosts and guests can use it to get notifications for...

21.3 hours on techcrunch.com

For Netflix CEO, Apple’s Entry Into TV Content Is No Big Deal

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is not worried about the rumors of Apple entering the video streaming business, although Netflix investors are. On Tuesday, a decline of 8% was noted in the company's shares after reports of Apple considering a move into...

21.5 hours on valuewalk.com

How Facebook M Compares To Its Competition

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Last week Facebook introduced its virtual personal assistant M to the world, and with it the social media giant entered a new realm, competing directly against similar efforts from Apple , Google ,...

22.3 hours on thestreet.com

How to print a single page of a document in iOS

Scott Randell asks a perfectly reasonable question about iOS printing: How can I print just a single page of a document from my iPhone or iPad? As much as I look, I can seem to find an article on how to do this. The standard print dialog (in...

22.8 hours on macworld.com

iPad Pro To Debut With iPhone 6S Next Week; Ship In November

Apple will show off its iPhone 6S and 6S Plus at a media event on September 9. The tech giant has moved the venue of its fall event to Bill Graham auditorium, which can house up to 7,000 people, signalling that it will be one of the biggest events...

23.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Why the ants in this video kept crawling around an iPhone

Okay, what we're seeing here (probably) isn't a bizarre ant ritual passed down from generation to generation, hailing the iPhone as their new queen and overlord. The video's description on YouTube claims the insects acted...

23.3 hours on engadget.com

Exclusive: Japan Display CEO hints at strong Apple orders ahead of new iPhone launch

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Display Inc's new chief executive said on Thursday the screen maker's "biggest client", widely understood to refer to Apple Inc , is increasing orders ahead of the expected launch of a new iPhone this month. ...

23.3 hours on reuters.com

What does Apple have in store for Windows users?

It's that time again. Apple has sent out invitations to its September 9 new product event, and tech journalists are reading the tea leaves, checking the colors and tagline of the invitation for clues as to what's coming. Apple is messing...

23.8 hours on macworld.com

Android Wear For iPhone: Here’s What You Need To Know

There have been rumors for some months that Android Wear would support iPhone, but they just remained rumors until now. If you've got a smartwatch running on Android Wear and also use an iPhone, then the good news is that the Android Wear now...

24.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Google, Apple $415M deal with tech workers gets final approval

A court in California has approved a US$415 million settlement between tech workers and Intel, Google, Apple and Adobe Systems, who were accused of conspiring to prevent the poaching of each other's employees.The final approval has, however,...

27.4 hours on pcworld.com

Google's new logo is friendly, not evil

Google just had its biggest makeover in a decade and a half, trading its iconic rainbow letters for a blockier, serif-free update. The change threw website visitors a curveball on Tuesday when a small animated arm rose from from the search bar to wipe...

33.3 hours on mashable.com

New iPhone malware a problem, but only for jailbroken phones

The malware steals Apple account usernames, passwords and device...

34 hours on api-internal.usatoday.com.akadns.net

Everything we think we know about the new Apple TV

For a company known for its discretion, never has an Apple product felt more like an open secret. A steady stream of reports has given us a pretty complete look (we think) at the company's long rumored upcoming Apple TV refresh With just a week left...

34.6 hours on mashable.com

Clips Offers Easy Video Editing On Your iPhone

 I could try to tell you about Clips. I could explain how it was created by startup Fly Labs, or I describe how it makes it easy to combine clips on your iPhone into a single video, then add music, voiceover and effects. But you know what sounds...

35.8 hours on techcrunch.com

App Smart: Video Feature: ‘Universal’ Apps for Windows 10 That Call Many Gadgets Home

As a mobile version of Windows 10 awaits release, universal versions of some apps, including Twitter and Photoshop, have already been...

35.9 hours on nytimes.com

The Week in Mac Accessories: Stands, sleeves, bags, and more

Stands, sleeves, bags, and moreWe’ve got a little bit of everything in this week’s roundup.CodiThe $150 CT3 Apex X2 17-inch Backpack is big—it holds laptops up to 17 inches in size—and rugged, with case compartments hinged by...

36.8 hours on macworld.com

Kid perfectly trolls his parents with iPhone text hack

There are plenty of techniques out there to help you convince your parents to let you do something you want, but when all else fails, you can always outsmart them with technology Redditor nasshole tricked his parents into agreeing to letting him throw a...

37.4 hours on mashable.com

Apple Supplier Foxconn to Invest Heavily in Startups in India

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Foxconn Technology Group is planning to invest around $1 billion in India startups over the next two years, but the Indian government needs to improve the infrastructure, according to Terry Gou, Foxconn's...

37.5 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft's new email filter Clutter gets thumbs-down

Having to check the folder regularly becomes inconvenient and potentially...

37.5 hours on investmentnews.com

Google's original logo designer reflects on a 'bittersweet' run

Google's decision this week to make the most significant change yet to its iconic logo in 16 years set off a fury of responses online: 9,500 comments on Google's blog post, countless tweets and articles for and against the redesign But arguably...

37.8 hours on mashable.com

Google Maps Adds Curated Restaurant Recommendations In NYC, San Francisco And London

 Google Maps on Android is getting an upgrade today that will make the app, often used for getting directions or accessing business information, a better guide to local restaurants, too – at least in select cities. With an...

38 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple's News app now has more than 50 publishing partners

When Apple's News app debuts alongside iOS 9 later this fall, it will come with a lot of content from publishers across the spectrum. First announced at WWDC 2015, Apple's News app is similar to Flipboard and other news readers, with the...

38.3 hours on mashable.com

New Apple TV reportedly starts at $149, packs universal search

No, the torrent of rumors surrounding the next Apple TV hasn't ended yet. Sources for both 9to5Mac and BuzzFeed News now believe that the media hub will start at $149 -- still much higher than Apple TV boxes from recent memory, but better...

38.9 hours on engadget.com

Apple (AAPL) Stock Rallies on iPhone Lease Talk

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple  shares are up 2.99% to $110.94 on Wednesday afternoon on reports that the tech giant could look to lease iPhones, which could help the company sell more phones, Bloomberg reports. By making leasing...

38.9 hours on thestreet.com

Why I'm finally ready for an Apple stylus

“Yech.” With a single dismissive utterance, Steve Jobs buried the stylus. During the iPhone’s introductory keynote, he briefly explained why a pen was the absolute wrong input device for the iPhone–too easy to lose, too clumsy...

39.2 hours on macworld.com

Why now is the best time to sell your old iPhone

Apple is getting ready for a big media event next week that, if history is any guide, should see the debut of the next iPhone models. Any talk of a new iPhone is enough to get the company's most devoted fans in a tizzy -- and is music to...

39.4 hours on washingtonpost.com

Google's fabulous new search features declare all-out war on your productivity

Google now lets you play with search more than ever, with new tools that let you explore Google doodles, weird trivia, and trending topics The search engine recently added a few new tools, including "I'm feeling curious" for the weirdest...

39.8 hours on mashable.com

iPhone 6s rumors: 16GB model will still cost $199, same as current iPhone

The yearly iPhone refresh is a fact of life, as unmistakeable a sign of fall as back-to-school sales and baseball playoffs. And one thing you can count on just as certainly as a new iPhone is the rumor mill spinning out of control leading up to its...

39.8 hours on macworld.com

Google Docs now lets you type with your voice

Getting stuff done in Google Docs just got a lot easier. Google unveiled a series of new features for Docs, Sheets and Slides Wednesday, including voice typing and new collaboration tools for Docs. The new features are aimed at students but available to...

39.8 hours on mashable.com

Google's productivity suite updated with dictation, integrated search, and more

Google rolled out a big set of updates to its productivity suite today aimed primarily at enhancing its capabilities for students and teachers.The updates include a new tool that lets users search for content to add to a document on Android, and...

39.9 hours on pcworld.com

Windows 10 Picks Up Global Market Share Following Debut, Finds Quick Adoption By Gamers

 Windows 10 has completed a full month in the market following its formal release, meaning that we have new data to parse regarding its in-market performance. There are several figures to consider: Adoption by gamers, a power-user subset; usage...

40.2 hours on techcrunch.com

New Google Docs, Sheets and Slides features make schoolwork less miserable

Google is holding a "back-to-school" event today at its San Francisco office to introduce a set of new Google Docs tools specifically built with the classroom in mind -- though all Docs users will benefit from these changes. Some will...

40.3 hours on engadget.com

Google Docs Gets Voice Typing, Templates, Smart Sheets And More

 “Get ’em while they’re young” is a battle cry for every company. The younger your users are, the more you can evolve with them over time and keep them locked into using your products. When I was in school...

40.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Classroom Launches Chrome Extension So Teachers Can Instantly Share Links With The Entire Class

 Google calls Classroom a “mission control for teachers,” allowing them to access all of Google Apps for Education within one central place. Teachers can use the product to chat with students, help students with their work...

40.3 hours on techcrunch.com

If other companies changed revamped their logo like Google

Everything is better in sans-serif. The trailblazing, all-knowing, all-encompassing tech giant Google charted new territory by changing their classic, serif font logo in favor of a youthful, sans-serif font they're dubbing Product Sans. See also:...

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Here’s what we expect from Apple’s next iPhone

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Apple TV report claims universal search, $149 starting price

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Mac keychain flaw can send your passwords to hackers via text

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BlackBerry Used Force Touch-Like Tech Long Before Apple

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Facebook, Google, Apple Dominate Top Apps Of All Time Lists; Candy Crush And Clash Of Clans Are Top Games

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Apple Car Has 60% Chance Of Making It To Market, Would Be Cheaper Than Tesla: Piper Jaffray

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Apple Inc. Planning Next-Gen Retail Stores

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How did Mac Cummings build a multimillion dollar company by engaging with influencers?

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Google Won’t Consider Sites Mobile-Friendly If They Use Those Annoying, Full-Screen App Install Ads

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Have You Been Selected To Test The ‘Brand New iPhone 7’? It’s A Scam

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Mate S is Huawei's answer to the iPhone 6 Plus

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The luxurious Huawei Watch will cost as much as an Apple Watch

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Acer's slick Jade Primo is the first Windows 10 'PC phone'

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11 Things You Need To Stop Doing With Your iPhone

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ASUS unveils the Intel-powered, Windows 10 VivoStick

Intel generated a storm of interest when it launched the HDMI-based Compute Stick, but is anybody willing to buy a tiny, under-powered PC? Who knows, but ASUS has just launched its own model that trumps Intel's in nearly every way....

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Google Retreats, With More Downside Ahead

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The itty-bitty Asus Vivo Stick is a cheaper, better Windows 10 pocket PC

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This Asus router is a powerful rebuttal to Google OnHub's stark simplicity

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Podcast Options for Microsoft Windows People

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from August 2015

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Get The Best Trade-In Price On Your Old iPhone Before The New One Drops

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Jim Cramer's Top Takeaways: Celgene, Facebook, Zoe's Kitchen

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Excel 2016 for Mac review: Spreadsheet app can do the job—as long as you don’t rely on macros

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Google Logo Gets A Reboot

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Lenovo's new PCs include a $189 Windows laptop

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Samsung, Apple patent dispute heads for retrial on damages

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GOOGLE Driverless Cars Run Into Problem: Humans...

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A reader tells me this story seems right up my alley: Google, a leader in efforts to create driverless cars, has run into an odd safety conundrum: humans. Last month, as one of Google’s self-driving cars approached a crosswalk, it did...

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FirstFT- Uber lawsuit gets go-ahead, Google unveils new logo and the trick to staying sharp

A California judge has given the go-ahead to a class-action lawsuit against Uber Continue reading: FirstFT- Uber lawsuit gets go-ahead, Google unveils new logo and the trick to staying...

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More On Golf, Settlement And The WSJ On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

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iPad-friendly drones invade Apple's online store

Apple's vision of a ritzy, high-end retail presence apparently also has room for drones. The DJI Phantom 3 Advanced and Phantom 3 Professional appeared on the company's online store today — the first set of drones featured on the...

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Google's Cars Driving Into a Problem

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WASH POST PAGE ONE WEDS: USA launches secret drone campaign to hunt ISIS leaders in Syria...

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Google Launches New Native Ad Format In Gmail

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Google Introduces Uncomplicated Pay-As-You-Go Model For Its Maps API

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Apple vs. Google: The Security Differences You Need to Know

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Cortana for Windows 10 arrives in four more countries

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Google to start downranking sites with huge app install ads

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Apple Showing Original Programs? Look Out Netflix, Amazon and Hulu

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Google’s New Logo Is Far More Than Just A Digital Doodle

 The more you see something, the more normal it becomes.Today, Google unveiled a new logo and branding. So far the public reaction is a mixed bag. I’m sure that most of the people who spend time in Mountain View working for Google...

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Google Antitrust Investigations Spread Across the Globe

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Google: Our Self-Driving Cars Won’t Have Windshield Wipers

Google's automated vehicles apparently won't have windshield wipers. The news came out when the company put its car on display at a children's museum called Thinkery, and a visitor asked if the car had windshield wipers. One of...

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Google, Microsoft and Netflix team up on free video formats

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Google wants to use technology to get rid of potholes (goog)

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Cortana packs her bags, heads to Windows Insiders in India, Japan and elsewhere

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Microsoft and VMware cozy up, forgoing past rivalry

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Google Will Soon Start Punishing Mobile Sites That Use Annoying App Install Ads

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Drones Now Available From Apple Store

They may not be iDrones, but they are certainly drones and Apple has begun selling them Tuesday through the Apple...

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Check Out Google's New Logo

If any company can capture the world's attention with the removal of a few serifs, it's Google. The search engine giant on Tuesday received an updated logo, featuring a sans-serif font and brighter colors. The company...

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This Is Google’s New Logo

Google just unveiled a new logo design for its search engine, marking another step toward its transformation into a subsidiary of a new parent company called Alphabet Holdings. The Google logo redesign is also one of the first important changes...

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Google reveals playful new logo in major redesign

Google has tweaked its logo a few times since its founding 16 years ago, but never so dramatically.The company showed off a new look on its official blog Tuesday. In justifying the change, Google says it needed a new design that would work across the...

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Google redesigns iconic logo for the fifth time

(Reuters) - Google Inc unveiled a redesign of its iconic logo on Tuesday, the fifth such modification since the search engine giant started in 1998, the company said in a blog post. ...

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Josh Miller Leaves Facebook for the White House

 Once an entrepreneur has sold his or her company and logged the required time with the acquiring outfit, he or she typically sets out to start another company — or become an investor. Josh Miller — whose startup,...

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Apple has 'tough' year ahead: Analyst

Apple faces a "real possibility" of negative year-over-year iPhone sales, limiting the stock's upside, an analyst...

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White House poaches a Facebook executive to run its websites

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Apple stock turns negative for the year

Apple - along with the rest of the Nasdaq - has lost all its gains for the...

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Amazon, Netflix, Google, Microsoft, Mozilla And Others Partner To Create Next-Gen Video Format

 Amazon, Cisco, Google, Intel, Microsoft, Mozilla and Netflix today announced that they have formed a new open source alliance — the Alliance for Open Media — with the goal of developing the next generation of...

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New iOS malware should make you think twice about jailbreaking your iPhone

Information about the Apple accounts of more than 200,000 iPhone users who "jailbroke" their phones has been stolen by cybercriminals who could use the data to lock the phones and hold them for ransom, according...

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iPhone 6S, 6S Plus: You Can Already Pre-order Gold And Rose Gold Models

Apple iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus in luxury custom editions are now available for pre-order at Goldgenie. Of note, the iPhone 6s will reportedly be launched on September 9th at a grand event in San Francisco. Many choices for luxury lovers For now,...

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The Week in Mac Apps: Unclutter brings order to your desktop

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Tech Today: Apple Gunning For Netflix? Solar, Semi Picks; Yahoo Twins

Here are some things going on in your world of tech. Netflix (NFLX) is down nearly 7% in early afternoon trading on news that Apple (AAPL) is in talks with TV producers to create original content. In related news Amazon (AMZN) announced that subscribers...

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Google’s logo gets redesigned for the Alphabet era

Search giant Google unveiled an updated version of its logo today, which last saw a significant change back in 1999. The redesigned logo was done to mark a new era for...

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Google Maps update gives navigation screen a travel-friendly makeover

A slight bump in the version number is bringing a pretty big change to how navigation works in Google Maps for Android.Version 9.14 provides a much nicer interface and gives you more options to planning out your route. For example, when you input your...

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Google’s Problems At Rise In Europe

Google is already facing antitrust charges from Europe’s competition authorities, and very soon it might also become the target of a series of new civil lawsuits accusing the firm of abusing its dominant market and favoring its services over those...

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Chinese Firms Edging Out Samsung and Apple in the Smartphone Industry

Aggressive pricing and strategic partnerships drive China’s rising profile in the global smartphone market. It may not be long until “Made in China” becomes a mark of prestige. Smartphones may be a ubiquitous part of... ...

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Google's iconic logo is changing in a big way

Google will soon look a whole lot different. See also: The 23 most hipster Google Maps descriptions The company announced Tuesday it would be changing its iconic logo to one that "that reflects this reality and shows you when the Google magic is...

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Google Says It’s Not the Driverless Car’s Fault. It’s Other Drivers’.

The car has been involved in a smattering of minor accidents because it observes traffic laws to the letter — and people...

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Google Gets A New Logo

 Google is giving itself a makeover today. The company today announced that it’s making some changes to its iconic logo and overall branding. It’s also making changes to the design of its search results pages. The...

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This is Google's new logo

Google has a new logo. A few weeks after the company announced a huge restructuring effort that will split the search, advertising and internet giant into several different organizations, the new Google is showing off a new identity. The iconic...

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Google Refines Logo as It Prepares to Join Alphabet

Filed under: Company News, Technology, Google, Advertising & Marketing, Internet Google via APGoogle's new logo By MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is refining its famous logo as it prepares to become a part of a new holding company...

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Wonkblog: Photos show the views from people’s windows around the world

TWhat do you see when you look out your window? A new photo project, “The View From Here,” shows what 41 people in 27 different countries see when they do this, from Ringgold, Virginia, to Kolkata, India.Read full article...

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Photos show the views from people’s windows around the world

TWhat do you see when you look out your window? A new photo project, “The View From Here,” shows what 41 people in 27 different countries see when they do this, from Ringgold, Virginia, to Kolkata, India. The project, by a company called...

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With iOS 9, Apple Maps will deserve another look

Apple Maps. Just typing the words can drive fear into the heart of any iOS lover. OK, that might be a little extreme, but for the many users who were burned by Apple Maps with its introduction alongside iOS 6 back in 2012, the app doesn't exactly...

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Another dimension for former Apple exec Ian Rogers at LVMH

Ian Rogers, who began his career teaching US hip hop group Beastie Boys about the internet, will be swapping Silicon Valley for Paris when he joins the French luxury...

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Will Apple (AAPL) Stock be Helped by Original Programming Development Talk?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple  has reportedly had talks with Hollywood executives to create and stream original video content, Variety reports. While the talks are in early stages, Apple is exploring this idea, and if the tech giant...

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Apple’s rumored original programming push included bid for Top Gear stars

Apple is reportedly looking to create its own movies or TV shows as it tries to make a mark on the streaming video landscape.Citing unnamed industry sources, Variety reports that Apple has held “preliminary discussions” with Hollywood...

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Your PC boots, gets to the Windows desktop, then freezes. Now what?

Cara Carlson can boot her computer just fine…until she gets to the Windows desktop. Then it freezes and won’t respond to keyboard or mouse.A lot of programs and drivers load into Windows when you boot. One of them apparently doesn’t...

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How Apple is winning in enterprise

Apple's deals with Cisco and IBM show just how rapidly consumer technology companies are sweeping through the enterprise...

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Siri Drives Apple CarPlay (Review)

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Primal scream therapy: When you're so mad at Apple

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Apple To Take On Netflix, Plans To Make Original Content [REPORT]

Apple might soon be producing original video content, challenging the leading video streaming companies Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to a report from Variety. In recent weeks, several meetings have reportedly taken place between the...

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Cisco: Apple Collaboration, A Buy On Weakness

Late Monday, Apple (AAPL) and Cisco (CSCO) announced that they were partnering to create a more efficient experience for enterprise users. The companies said that Cisco’s networks would be optimized for iOS devices and apps, so that businesses...

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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Tweets Support For Bernie Sanders

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Trading Apple Stock -- Are the Bullish Signs There Yet?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple shares are holding up technically in the wake of last week's market turmoil and could be on the cusp of a new bullish trend. Today we'll review how Apple stock has performed since last...

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Samsung Preps Apple News Rival In Europe, Inks Axel Springer Deal

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Former Apple Music Executive Ian Rogers Moves to LVMH

Mr. Rogers, whose departure last week was a surprise to many, will be chief digital officer at the luxury brands...

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STONEHAGE GLOBAL BEST IDEAS: When China sneezes Disney, Visa and Google catch a cold 

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What the CEO of the “New” Google Needs to Do Next

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Report: Apple considers move into original programming

Tech giant weighs creating entertainment content, putting it in competition with...

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iPad Pro Mass Production To Start This Month: JPMorgan

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Apple eyes original programming: Report

IPhone maker Apple is looking to move into the original programming business to compete with video streaming companies such as Netflix, Variety reported on...

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Have you ever looked at your iPad and wondered what it would look like with similar keyboard setup as Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3? Neither have I, but here’s the answer: Logitech’s Blok Keyboard Case. The $130 Blok is part-keyboard,...

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Law firm targets Google foes for private damages claims

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. law firm and class action specialist Hausfeld launched a platform on Tuesday to help pursue claims against Google, posing a potential headache for the world's No. 1 Internet search engine amid its regulatory troubles in...

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Apple might start producing video content, Netflix-style

With rumors heating up about the arrival of a new Apple TV, a report shows that the Cupertino company is looking to take its TV efforts a step further by producing its own content According to Variety, which quotes sources familiar with the matter, Apple...

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How do you stop a stolen video before it goes viral? Facebook's trying to find out.

Facebook has developed quite a problem with video theft. Now, its working on a solution. Facebook announced last week that it is preparing to test a new system to identify stolen content "It's about time," we can assume just about every...

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Beats President Luke Wood on life with Apple and the pursuit of audio perfection

With founders like legendary music producer Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, audio company Beats Electronics hardly needed help getting noticed. But when Apple acquired the company in mid-2014, the buzz only got louder, with many wondering whether we would see...

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Apple reportedly bid for Clarkson and 'Top Gear' co-stars

It was quite a surprise when Amazon announced it had snapped up the Top Gear trio for a new show on Prime Instant Video. Many thought Netflix or Sky would win out, but now it's emerged that another unlikely player was bidding for Clarkson and...

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This lawyer is building a platform for companies to seek antitrust redress from Google

The antitrust cases against Google in Europe could soon be multiplying: Lawyers for one of the complainants in the European Commission's antitrust action are setting up a platform to help companies file civil suits seeking damages from the search...

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Google self-driving cars don't need windshield wipers

Ready to have your mind blown? Google said Monday that it is bringing its self-driving prototype cars to Austin. The company brought one of its Koala cars to Thinkery, a children's museum in Austin, where they received some interesting...

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Apple reportedly bid for Jeremy Clarkson as it plans its own Netflix-style TV shows

iPhone maker said to have made audacious bid for Top Gear trio of Clarkson, Hammond and May in preliminary discussions for TV...

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Samsung challenges Apple with smartwatch

Samsung has unveiled its latest smartwatch as it looks to find a winning product to take on Apple in the growing wearables...

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European Firms Team Up to Target Google in Civil Lawsuits

A law firm and public affairs company have created an online platform to help European companies sue Google for financial damages from anticompetitive...

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Twitter Improves Photo Tools To Take On Facebook

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Twitter has reportedly introduced new image and video editing tools to take on rivals Facebook and Snapchat. The new tools were revealed in tweets made recently by various celebrities, says a report from Gigaom.   More options for users Whether...

Twitter takes on Facebook, Snapchat with improved photo tools

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New image and video editing tools revealed in recent tweets from various celebrities show that Twitter is, once again, bringing the fight to Facebook and Snapchat. The new tools appear to...

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Woman Celebrates Life By Writing Her Own Facebook Obituary

Seema Jaya Sharma was the face of Cancer Research in the UK. The feisty mother of two and three-time cancer survivor appeared in ads with the bold headline, “I am alive because of research.” A few weeks ago, she learned her cancer had...

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Google's custom self-driving car comes to Austin

Google's cute, koala-faced self-driving car is no longer limited to roaming around Californian streets. The company is bringing "a few" of the prototype autonomous vehicles to Austin, Texas within the next few weeks....

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Ashlee Vance: “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future” | Talks at Google

Published on Aug 27, 2015 Bloomberg Businessweek feature writer Ashlee Vance visits Google to talk about his New York Times Best Seller, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future." Questions he answers include: Ever...

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Apple's deal with Cisco will lay out a red carpet for critical iOS apps

Enterprises will be able to give their most important iOS apps priority and route voice calls over their own networks through the partnership that Cisco Systems and Apple announced on Monday.The deal reflects a recognition that mobile devices and apps...

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Microsoft launches new tools for building Office add-ins

Microsoft released a new set of tools on Monday to help developers make slick-looking add-ins for Office apps, at a time when the company wants to boost the ecosystem of third-party applications and services that work with its productivity suite.The...

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Malware for jailbroken iOS devices steal Apple IDs from 225,000 people

And this is why you shouldn't jailbreak your iPhone. Palo Alto Network and WeipTech have identified 92 samples of a new iOS malware family in the wild This malware, dubbed KeyRaider, targets jailbroken iOS devices using the Cydia repository to steal...

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Apple is reportedly planning to make its own original video content

Rumors suggest that Apple is finally ready to introduce new Apple TV hardware next week, but that's not the only part of its new video strategy. According to Variety, Apple is preparing to launch its own original video programming in an effort...

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Malware swipes 225,000 Apple accounts through jailbroken iPhones

Jailbreaking an iPhone gives you the freedom to run the apps and interfaces you want (rather than those allowed by Apple), but it also carries some inherent risks -- you're giving apps much more control over your phone. And unfortunately,...

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Business Briefing: Apple and Cisco Team Up on iPhone and iPad Sales

Apple is looking to Cisco Systems’ expertise in Internet networking gear in its latest effort to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate...

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Apple partners with Cisco on enterprise

Apple teamed up with Cisco Systems to improve the performance of its iPad and iPhone devices on Cisco's corporate...

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Google to expand tests of self-driving cars in Austin with its own prototypes

Google will for the first time take its marshmallow-shaped self-driving car beyond its home turf in California and onto the streets of Austin, Texas.In the next few weeks, Google will start testing a few of its prototype vehicles in the area north and...

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Microsoft's phones don't infringe patents, U.S. ITC rules

Microsoft has prevailed over InterDigital in a years-old patent infringement action that was originally brought against Nokia in front of the U.S. International Trade Commission. On Friday, the commission ruled that Nokia phones don’t...

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Apple wants to make iPhones a workplace staple with this new deal

Apple, whose glossy iPhones are in the hands of everyone from teenagers to moms, has its sights set on business customers. The lucrative market to serve companies — known as the enterprise business — means Apple has teamed up the old...

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Google’s Self-Driving Car Tests Continue In Austin, Sans Humans (And Don’t Worry, It Can Handle Deer)

 Google announced in July that it’d be taking its self-driving car test on the road…to beautiful Austin. It has done just that, and the company looks to be expanding the tests it’s doing as well. Texas is the fifth...

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ITC rules Microsoft's phones don't infringe patents

Microsoft has prevailed over InterDigital in a years-old patent infringement action that was originally brought against Nokia in front of the U.S. International Trade Commission. On Friday, the commission ruled that Nokia phones don't...

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Google is working to make 4K video less of a data hog

Ultra HD 4K video is still in its infancy, but there's no doubt the format will become increasingly popular in the next year or two. Huge players like YouTube and Netflix already support it, but delivering such high bandwidth video content...

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Apple partners with Cisco to boost enterprise business

(Reuters) - Apple Inc on Monday teamed up with network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc to improve the performance of its iPad and iPhone devices on Cisco's corporate network. ...

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Is Apple TV upgrade too pricy?

What will users get for $149 to...

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Google life sciences group to wage war on diabetes

Google may still be working on a name for its recently spun off life sciences group, but the division already has a foe: diabetes.On Monday, Google said the chronic disease will be the first illness the life sciences division focuses on as it becomes...

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Microsoft slips user-tracking tools into Windows 7, 8 amidst Windows 10 privacy storm

Windows 10 is a deliciously good operating system, all things considered, but its abundant user-tracking has prompted many privacy-minded individuals to stay pat with older versions of Windows. Now, Microsoft’s providing those concerned...

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Google+ Brings Its Interest-Based “Collections” Feature To iOS

 Google+ Collections, the company’s effort at establishing its Google+ social network as more of a Pinterest competitor (since taking on Facebook didn’t go so well), has launched today in the iOS version of the Google+ app....

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Google Search Now Tracks Local Storms, Sends Public Alerts

Google has added a new feature to its search engine to help users track information about local storms. The internet company aims to improve the country’s crisis response steps so that residents stay safe and well-informed in the case of...

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Cisco is optimizing networks for Apple devices

Apple isn't content to expand its foothold in the workplace solely through major app deals and developer initiatives -- it wants corporate networks to be Apple-friendly as well. The Cupertino crew has teamed up with Cisco to optimize...

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Freddie Mac Issues Outlook for 2015 and 2016

Freddie Mac has now released its monthly Insight & Outlook for August of 2015. While the group is saying that there is no single statistic pegging when a housing market is overvalued or likely...

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Apple And Cisco Ink Nebulous Enterprise Partnership

 Apple playing nicely with enterprise companies is a sight for sore eyes. The edict that Microsoft has enterprise on lockdown is dissipating. Huge enterprise player Cisco and Apple announced a “Fast Lane” for iOS enterprise...

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KeyRaider Malware Responsible For Possibly Largest Known Apple Account Theft To Date, Affecting 225,000 Users

 Jailbreaking your iPhone has its downsides. In what’s being called the “largest known Apple account theft caused by malware,” security specialists Palo Alto Networks on Sunday released a report detailing...

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Will Cisco (CSCO) Stock Be Helped by Apple Partnership?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Cisco agreed to collaborate with Apple to optimize Cisco networks for devices running on the iOS mobile platform. Cisco networks and iOS devices will work together more efficiently to provide a better performance...

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iHeartRadio hits Windows 10 with Cortana support

Beating Pandora to the punch, iHeartRadio has just launched a Windows 10 app that takes full advantage of Microsoft's Cortana virtual assistant. So, in addition to streaming music and radio stations from the app the usual way, you can also...

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iPhone 6S Leaks Deliver Triple Bad News Blow

Gordon Kelly, ForbesWith Apple revealing the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus launch is just 10 days away, almost every exciting element of the new phones has now been leaked. But now there is a triple dose of bad...

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Apple Inc. Partners With Cisco Systems To Target Enterprise

Apple and Cisco Systems have just announced plans to team up to try to get more business users to buy iPhones and iPads. The two companies are working together to make Apple's devices work better on enterprise networks running on Cisco's...

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Google Play Services 8.1 paves the way for Android Pay

The latest update to Google Play Services does some key prep work for the launch of Android Pay.Version 8.1 brings this feature and includes clues to other changes, according to an APK teardown by Android Police. Why this matters: A lot of new...

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How The New iPhone Could Save Apple

S. Kumar, FortuneThe latest iPhone’s nifty new features and wireless plans that allow users to upgrade easily could give Apple a big...

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What To Make of a Cisco and Apple Business Partnership

Two of the biggest and most well known names in technology are Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL). They are not known as competitors by and large, but there is...

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Google Starts Deprecating Web Hosting Support In Google Drive

 One of the lesser-known features of Google Drive has always been its ability to host basic web sites for free. If you only found out about this from the preceding sentence, you now have one year to enjoy this tool. Google today announced that...

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Apple, Cisco partner in enterprise IT deal

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news. ...

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Developers can now use Embarcadero's RAD Studio for Windows 10 apps

Embarcadero has updated its RAD Studio integrated development environment to help developers make the most of new features in Windows 10, now that the OS has been installed on more than 75 million devices.RAD Studio lets developers build C++ or Delphi...

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Samsung loses $12 billion in market value in one month as Apple floats on by

China's economy is looking very shaky these days, creating potential trouble for all sorts of major companies. China is the world's biggest smartphone market thanks to millions of new customers, who purchased their first phones in the last...

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India’s Antitrust Commission Accuses Google Of Rigging Its Search Results

 Less than a week after it responded to anti-competitive claims laid down by the EU, so Google is under-fire again for its business practices. This time in India. Read More ...

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Apple releases OS X El Capitan Public Beta 6

Got a new item for your Monday morning to-do list: Upgrade your public beta installation of OS X El Capitan. Apple has just released Public Beta 6, though the release notes don't say anything about what is included in the update. For folks...

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How To Get A Windows 7-Like Start Menu In Windows 10

When software giant Microsoft decided to drop the Start menu option in Windows 8 and 8.1, it faced a storm of criticism from customers. Eventually the company came to its senses, and now with the launch of its new OS Windows 10, Microsoft has...

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Tech Today: Parsing Apple iPhone News, Best Buy Matches Amazon Pricing, Netflix Falls

Here are some things going on in your world of tech: There’s no shortage of Apple (AAPL) news to start your week.  Your regular Tech Trader Daily blogger, Tiernan Ray, took a closer look at CEO Tim Cook’s comments to Jim Cramer about...

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Google lets Android Wear smartwatches work with iPhones

Google just gave iPhone users a really good reason to get a smartwatch that's not an Apple Watch. Android Wear watches are now compatible with iOS, Google announced Monday. The first iOS-compatible device will be the LG Watch Urbane, with all-new...

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India accuses Google of manipulating search results

Google could be forced to pay a $1.4 billion fine to the Competition Commission of India. The report comes after the search giant was accused of rigging search results, and it could mean Google will have to pay about 10% of its income from last...

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Microsoft’s Quarterly Dividend Could Rise 13% YoY: Goldman

Microsoft’s board of directors could raise the company's quarterly dividend by 13% yoy from 31 cents to 35 cents per share at its upcoming board meeting, believe analysts at Goldman Sachs. Heather Bellini and her colleagues said in...

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Did Facebook Inc Make Bono A Billionaire?

Facebook catapulted Mark Zuckerberg to billionaire status – and some say rocker Bono, too. The Mirror reported over the weekend that U2 front man Bono has become the world’s richest pop star after bringing in nearly £1 billion (about...

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Google expands Android Wear to iOS

The move could give watch producers using Google's Android software another tool to draw consumers from...

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Apple TV 4 Will Retail Under $200 Starting In October: Report

 Though there has been quite a bit said about the forthcoming Apple TV 4, price is still a yet-to-be-determined factor. But 9to5Mac’s Mark Gurman has sources who say the new box, reportedly powered by an A8 chip, will retail for under...

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Google Life Sciences is working on another diabetes-monitoring project

A few weeks ago, Google's Life Sciences division (which falls under Alphabet) announced plans to work with Dexcom on a miniature glucose tracker. The division that handles Mountain View's health-minded efforts is also teaming up with...

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Google makes Android Wear for iOS official, giving Apple Watch a bit more competition

Google finally announced iOS support for Android Wear on Monday, making good on a string of rumors that have persisted since the last major Wear update and reached a crescendo last week when Huawei outed iOS support on an accidental Amazon...

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Report: New Apple TV to land in October and cost less than $200

What don't we know by now about Apple's next-generation Apple TV? Yet another report claims Apple's new streaming box will launch in October and be priced under $200, according to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman. While it seems the company is...

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The iPhone Intervention

“The second time I got hammered and lost my iPhone last winter, I knew what I had to do,” says Kevin Allison, host of the not-safe-for-NPR podcast Risk. “I quit the booze, not the phone. What do I look like, a...

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Google Self-Driving Car Danced With A Cyclist

Google's new self-driving car met a cyclist at a four-way stop in Austin, Texas earlier this month. Although it is nothing really new as the self-driving cars from Google have driven more than 1.1 million miles, this encounter was still a special...

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Apple Stock Back To $130 By End Of 2015: Brean Capital

Apple (AAPL) was hit hard by the markets’ selloff in recent weeks, although there have been a number of voices arguing that it’s a buying opportunity. You can add Brean Capital to that camp. Analyst Ananda Baruah reiterated a Buy rating and...

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Google's OnHub is an easy router that cures bad Wi-Fi

For most people, a Wi-Fi router is like a Ronco rotisserie: You set it and forget it. These often ugly networking boxes have one job: Give us Wi-Fi or else we'll freak the hell out (and it won't be pretty). When Google announced its own Wi-Fi...

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One Reason Apple (AAPL) Stock is Retreating

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple's next generation of Apple TV set-top box could nearly double its current sale price, Fortune reports. The tech giant first introduced the product in 2012 when it priced Apple TV at $99, however,...

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Apple TV’s Newer Version May Cost Around $200 [REPORT]

Apple has plans to release a new version of the Apple TV that is expected to be priced at $200 or $150 and will be released by October, according to 9to5Mac. Both prices are higher than that of the existing streaming box. Apple to introduce gaming On...

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iPhone 7 Concept That Apple Should Watch [VIDEO]

Apple has sent out invites for its September 9 event where it is set to unveil the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. The tech giant is unlikely to launch the iPhone 7 until 2016, but concept designers have started coming up with stunning iPhone 7 concepts....

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Apple Exploring The ‘Next Computing Evolution’: Augmented Reality

The next big thing for Apple (AAPL) could be augmented reality (AR), according to Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster. In a new note today, Munster argues that given its recent acquisitions of AR companies and employees from other tech firms (including...

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Google Adds Paid Home Service Provider Suggestions To Search Results For “Clogged Toilet,” “Plumber”

Google provided this example of what its new services ad function will look like. Less than a year after Amazon took on the likes of Angie’s List, Yelp and other companies that can connect consumers to professional service providers like...

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New Facebook Tool Identifes Videos Posted Without Permission

Facebook has to face the anger of top web-video creators whose videos get posted over and over without permission. So to make it easier for them to protect their content, especially when one of their videos goes viral, the social network has made...

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iPhone 6S To Have A Smaller Battery And Thicker Chassis

The official unveiling of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus is less than two weeks away. Apple has officially sent out invites for its big media event scheduled for September 9. Though a plethora of leaks over the past few months have revealed almost every major...

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Book Entry: The Melting of Mark Zuckerberg’s Donation to Newark Schools

“The Prize: Who’s in Charge of America’s Schools?” looks at how applying business principles to education can go...

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India accuses Google of gaming search results

In Europe, Google stands accused of favoring its own products and services when providing search results to users. Now, India has joined in, with the country's Competition Commission accusing the company of abusing its dominant position in the...

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Everything Siri can do for you in Apple Music

Hit it, SiriOne huge advantage Apple Music has over other streaming services is integration. That means you can play songs from your iTunes library alongside your streaming selections without ever leaving the app. That also means you get a little help...

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