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Gravity on Apple Inc. (AAPL) Has Put Die Hard Fans Like Jon Najarian in Doubt

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been feeling the pull of gravity on its stock price recently in light of an update mishap and BendGate Scandal, but is that enough to make investors wash their hands off the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) stock. Although...

41 minutes on insidermonkey.com

Windows 10 Preview and OS X Yosemite Look More Alike Than Ever Before

So just how similar are Windows 10 and OS X 10.10 Yosemite? My immediate takeaway from Tuesday's Windows 10 Preview event was "Wow, this looks a lot like OS X." I say that not with any judgment — just as an observation. On...

48 minutes on mashable.com

Rumor calls out Windows 95 as the reason Microsoft skipped version 9

Still confused about why the new version of Windows is 10, instead of 9? Beyond the loosely defined numbering schemes that are all too common in tech (how many iPhones did it take to get to 6?), a note posted to Reddit could provide an answer....

53 minutes on engadget.com

Trying Windows 10 Tech Preview? Keep these 7 things in mind

Microsoft has kicked off the Windows 10 public testing period, but the company wants the fearless enthusiasts willing to participate in the Insider Program to be aware of a number of things before they jump in.1. The Technical Preview version of the...

2.4 hours on pcworld.com

iPhone 6 Plus Battery Lags Behind Galaxy S5, LG G3 [REPORT]

Samsung's Galaxy S5 provided 20 hours of talktime in Consumer Reports' lab tests After conducting a bending test on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Consumer Reports has released results of the iPhone 6 battery...

3.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft Woos Enterprise With Start Button In Windows 10

 Microsoft announced Windows 10 the other day. Putting aside the fact they skipped version 9, and all of the jokes that could evoke, the announcement appeared to be one long apology to the enterprise. We’re sorry we dissed you in...

4 hours on techcrunch.com

Google’s Eric Schmidt Loves BlackBerry Ltd

Canadian tech company BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSE:BB) has received a lot of flack in the past few years for not being able to compete with the likes of of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google’s Android. However, there is still a small...

4 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook, Instagram Help Drive Mercedes-Benz Campaign to Promote Its GLA Model

Luxury automaker Mercedes-Benz used Facebook and Instagram to fuel promotion of its new GLA compact SUV, and the social network and its photo- and video-sharing network drove 54 percent more clicks to the model’s website than the...

4.9 hours on allfacebook.com

WiLan says loses LTE patent case against Apple

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian patent licensing company WiLan Inc on Wednesday said a U.S. judge had ruled in favor of Apple Inc in a litigation case against it. ...

5.3 hours on reuters.com

WiLan Says Loses LTE Patent Case Against Apple

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian patent licensing company WiLan Inc on Wednesday said a U.S. judge had ruled in favor of Apple Inc in a litigation case against it."WiLan has been advised that Judge Dana M. Sabraw has issued a ruling today that grants...

5.3 hours on businessinsider.com

Facebook Apologizes For Name Policy That Affected LGBT Community

The social networking site will not change its requirement for people to use "real" names on their profiles, but it will adjust how alleged violations are reported and enforced.» E-Mail...

5.4 hours on npr.org

Mark Zuckerberg To Visit India, Modi

Facebook CEO just the latest of a stream of high-level tech figures to visit India recentlyZuckerberg will be in New Delhi next week, appearing as the keynote speaker at a summit of Internet.org. He will also meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

5.4 hours on valuewalk.com

WiLan Plunges 27% after Judge Grants Apple’s Motion

Shares of Ottawa-based intellectual property holding company Wi-Lan (WILN) are down 95 cents, or 27%, at $2.56, after the stock was halted this evening before the company announced it was informed that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of...

5.4 hours on blogs.barrons.com

EMC Names Apple, Continental Vet Rowe New CFO

Storage equipment giant EMC (EMC) this afternoon announced it appointed Zane Rowe , an Apple (AAPL) and Continental Airlines veteran, as its new chief financial officer.  Rowe takes over from Dave Goulden, who has been serving a dual role...

5.6 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Facebook walks back real name policy after protests, Ello exodus

After more than 10 years of requiring you to use your real name, Facebook may soon relax its policy. It took weeks of protests from San Francisco’s LGBTQ and drag queen communities and a mass exodus to newsocial network Ello for Facebook to ...

5.6 hours on pcworld.com

32 iPad Apps for Successful Financial Advisors

Here are advisors' favorite apps for networking, productivity, travel and more, according to ClientWise and its...

5.7 hours on thinkadvisor.com

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Plummet Following Ruling

The legal battle over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is far from over, but many investors are realizing they don’t want to wait around that longShares of Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home...

5.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Stumbles, Angie's List Soars on Buyout Talk: Tech Winners & Losers

SAN FRANCISCO (TheStreet) – Facebook shares marked the largest decline on the tech-heavy Nasdaq on Wednesday, a move that comes after the stock has gained 5.9% over the past two weeks. Shares of Facebook fell 3.34% to $76.40 in late afternoon...

6.1 hours on thestreet.com

Hungry for Server-Management Ideas? Facebook Open-Sources Chef Cookbooks

Facebook production engineer Phil Dibowitz dedicated a post on the social network’s engineering blog to Chef and cookbooks, but the recipes he was sharing had nothing to do with food. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily:...

6.2 hours on allfacebook.com

Facebook apologizes to LGBT community, clarifies names policy

Facebook has apologized to drag queens and the larger LGBT community in the wake of controversy over the site’s names policy, clarifying that users don’t have to use their legal name.Drag queens and other members of the LGBT community...

6.2 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook apologizes to the LGBT community for its ‘real name’ policy

Facebook's chief product officer Chris Cox apologized Wednesday for a controversial policy that requires account holders to use their birth names on their accounts. Since Facebook stepped up its enforcement of this policy a few weeks ago, the...

6.4 hours on washingtonpost.com

Google takes Drive to school with unlimited cloud storage for educators, students alike

In August, Google packed its Apps program off to school with Classroom, a tool to help teachers organize their day. Now, with a version of Google Drive for educators, teachers don’t have to worry about storing files online, either. Google...

6.4 hours on pcworld.com

“Twilight” Movies To Be Resurrected On Facebook Inc

In news fit to make pubescent girls worldwide scream with delight, the Twilight movie series is to be resurrected in collaboration with FacebookThe fifth installment of the series was released two years ago on the understanding that it would be the last,...

6.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Vuzix's smart glasses now talk to your iPhone

Vuxix's M100 Smart Glasses may be Android-powered, but that doesn't mean you have to use its hands-free features with other Android devices. The company has rolled out an OS 2.0 update that lets you use the wearable with most iOS gear. So long...

6.7 hours on engadget.com

Mark Zuckerberg Wants To Be A Feudal Lord Too, Damn It

Zuck’s coming for you, Ellison. Facebook founder and billionaire Mark Zuckerberg (a human who is 30-and-one-half years-old) is reportedly the buyer of 375 acres on the North Shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauai, a parcel that was recently on...

6.7 hours on dealbreaker.com

Prince Hosts Facebook Q&A, Answers Only 1 Question

As it turns out, Prince's understanding of the Internet could makes doves cry. The artist formerly known as an unpronounceable symbol has finally joined Facebook. The rock icon’s official fan page launched on Tuesday, and has already...

6.8 hours on mashable.com

What Is This 'Ello' Everyone's Posting About On Facebook?

If you’ve been on Facebook in the last two weeks, you’ve probably noticed at least one of your friends has posted something like this: i just signed up for ello? idk viva la revolucion i guess! hit me up for an invite! lol Such a status...

6.8 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Facebook Apologizes To LGBT Community And Promises Changes To Real Name Policy

 After weeks of backlash over Facebook’s real name policy, namely from members of the LGBT community who have had their Facebook pages suspended due to drag names, Facebook has met with members of the community and apologized for any...

6.8 hours on techcrunch.com

As Apple’s HealthKit arrives, Clear Sky Apps links its exercise apps together

It's not a bad idea to have different apps for different health-related activities. Linking them together can give a much broader view of overall health and more optimized training. That's...

6.9 hours on search.gigaom.com

Ackman, Paulson, Perry, Others Lose Big In Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors are now looking at large losses due to a 30% plunge in common shares and a 50% decline in preferred shares on WednesdayFannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Association (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home...

6.9 hours on valuewalk.com

iFixit Declares iPhone 6 Most Repairable iPhone Ever, Which Isn’t Saying Much

(iFixit)You can save money and extend the useful life of your out-of-warranty gadgets by repairing them yourself, but should you? iFixit, provider of free repair guides and seller of parts and tools, buys the latest devices and tears them apart,...

6.9 hours on consumerist.com

Facebook Apologizes, Promises to Update 'Real Name' Policy

Facebook has apologized to users affected by its "real name" policy and said in a statement it will update its policy to allow users to identify themselves by their preferred names, even if it's not their legal name. In the apology, issued...

7.1 hours on mashable.com

Apple Inc (AAPL) Prays For A Gold Rush

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s been sitting on a gold mine with the release of its iPhones and now wants to share the success with its customers. A series of new 9.7 inch iPads will be taken of the production line with their metal carcasses...

7.1 hours on insidermonkey.com

Facebook apologizes for spurning drag queens, might do something about it

Facebook's real name policy has cause quite a stir recently, especially among the drag queen community. Several performers found themselves on the receiving end of a merciless deletion because they used their stage names, rather than their...

7.1 hours on engadget.com

Facebook Apologizes to LGBT Community for Real-Name Controversy, Vows Changes

Facebook promised to overhaul its reporting and enforcement process regarding its real-name policy in an effort to quell the controversy that erupted last month, when several drag queens and other members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

7.2 hours on allfacebook.com

The Windows 10 Technical Preview Expires In 196 Days

 Downloading the Windows 10 technical preview? You won’t be able to use it past two weeks after April Fool’s day next year. That’s jolly, because the consumer-facing preview that will follow the current build will...

7.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook’s Chief Product Officer apologizes to the LGBTQ community in a Facebook post

Following the exodus of Facebook LGBTQ members to Ello, Facebook's head of product published a post admitting to the company's mistakes and promising to rectify...

7.6 hours on search.gigaom.com

Apple: Piper Tempers Expectations for Apple Watch Uptake

Piper Jaffray‘s Gene Munster today reiterates an Overweight rating on shares of Apple (AAPL), and a $120 price target, noting the public display of Apple’s Apple Watch smartwatch yesterday at Parisian boutique Colette, as...

7.7 hours on blogs.barrons.com

How to Install the Windows 10 Preview Version

It's already time. Windows 10 was officially announced Tuesday, and now you can download the preview version of the software. To get the Windows 10 preview, you should sign up for the Windows Insider Program, which means Microsoft will send you the...

7.8 hours on mashable.com

Jony Ive, the Apple Watch and why Apple’s courting the fashion world

Apple's long been admired for its sleek designs, which come straight from the mind of the company's top designer Jony Ive. Ive, who made the candy-colored iMac, the iPhone and the iPad among others, offered a glimpse into his super-secret...

7.8 hours on washingtonpost.com

Microsoft Sway Puts Website Images In Their Best Light

Microsoft Sway is the newest addition to the Microsoft Office suiteThe Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Office suite just got a new addition called Sway. Microsoft Sway is a simple tool that takes your photos, text and Web videos and automatically...

7.8 hours on valuewalk.com

The Apple Graveyard

Even the most “incredible” or “powerful” or “beautiful” device “ever” will someday go into the trash. The discontinuation of the iPod Classic is a reminder: It doesn’t matter how many oohs and ahhs an...

7.9 hours on slate.com

Chrome Show: Low-cost Windows laptops v. Chromebooks

After announcing its strategy to battle the value segment of laptops, Microsoft's first efforts are here with a $199 laptop from HP. How will it do against Chromebooks? The included...

7.9 hours on search.gigaom.com

Five Short Films Based on ‘Twilight’ Characters to Debut Exclusively on Facebook

Team Edward or Team Jacob? The Twilight film series may be a wrap, but studio Lionsgate and creator Stephenie Meyer announced that five short films based on Twilight characters, helmed by aspiring female directors, will debut next year,...

8.1 hours on allfacebook.com

Activists push Facebook to abandon its real-names policy

Activists are meeting with Facebook officials Wednesday, challenging the company’s real-names policy and other rules they say violate free-speech rights, sense of identity and safety.The Transgender Law Center, a San Francisco-based civil rights...

8.2 hours on pcworld.com

UPS Says My New iPhone Is Almost Here — Oh Wait, They Left It Back In Korea

The route black line traces the route that Clint’s phone actually took. The remaining red line is the route that UPS assumed the phone had taken until realizing that it was still sitting back in Korea.Like lots of people who ordered their new...

8.3 hours on consumerist.com

Germany Aims To Change Google’s Privacy Policy

Google is in trouble with a German watchdog group over privacy policy mattersGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s last privacy policy change went into affect two years ago, but that doesn’t mean the policy isn’t in need...

8.4 hours on valuewalk.com

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read About Violent Extinctions, Feeding The World, And His Other Hobbies

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.  Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his...

8.5 hours on businessinsider.com

Microsoft's new Sway tool blends Office apps into a platform for presenting ideas

Microsoft’s newest Office app, Sway, is a bit of a head-scratcher. Instead of designing a new service to complement Word, PowerPoint, or OneNote, Sway meets them all in the middle.And if you don’t like the direction Sway’s going,...

8.6 hours on pcworld.com

Boyfriend Of Overworked Employee Who Died While Napping In Car Found Out On Facebook

Maria Fernandes, 32, died Aug. 25 while parked in a convenience store parking lot trying to catch some shut-eye between her shifts at Dunkin' Donuts. She worked part-time at three separate Dunkin' locations, and her death has come to symbolize...

8.9 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Your move, AWS and Microsoft: Google’s cutting basic cloud compute prices 10 percent

Google's taken another whack at compute pricing; expect Microsoft and Amazon Web Services to...

9.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Google Drops Compute Engine Prices By 10 Percent

 Earlier this year, Google announced massive price drops for all of its cloud computing services that were quickly matched by Amazon, Microsoft and others. Today, during Google’s Atmosphere Live event, the company’s senior...

9.3 hours on techcrunch.com

How Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Former CEO Steve Ballmer Became One of the Richest Americans Through Holding Stock

Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), made it to the Forbes 400 list in 2014 and climbed three positions, being currently 18th most wealthy person in America with a net worth of $22.3 billion. With almost all his life...

9.3 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOGL): Good Walls Make Good Neighbors, But Police Asks For Some Windows Too

Bloomberg informed that Law enforcement officials try to amend the new policy adopted by Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) of encrypting the phones of their customers with no possibility to attain any information without permission....

9.4 hours on insidermonkey.com

The Windows 10 Technical Preview is here!

If you can't wait to put Windows 8 behind you (and you're the adventurous type) you can now download the Windows 10 Technical Preview. As we saw, Microsoft has made the "Modern UI" all but disappear on the desktop and moved it to the...

9.5 hours on engadget.com

Windows 10 Technical Preview Download Now Available

Only expert PC users should attempt to take part in the Windows 10 technical previewAfter unveiling Windows 10 on Tuesday, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has pushed out the technical preview download to advanced PC users. Although the technical...

9.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Windows 10 Hope: Unified Robust Platform Without Windows 8 Mistakes

The news that Microsoft has unveiled its next version of Windows did not exactly command the same amount of fanfare as past operating system...

10 hours on 247wallst.com

Why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Investors May Want to Wait to Sell

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investorsadumped their holdings of preferred and common shares on Wednesday following a legal decision both stunning in its speed and thoroughness. But some investment pros are suggesting that it...

10.1 hours on thestreet.com

You Can Now Download The Windows 10 Technical Preview

 Morning, everyone, have some fun: You can download the Windows 10 technical preview here. The new code is only a partial look at the coming operating system, something which Microsoft told TechCrunch again, and again yesterday. It does start to...

10.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft weaves around Office bloat complaints with Sway authoring tool

Reacting to chronic complaints that Office applications have become unwieldy with endless menus and features, Microsoft is developing a streamlined presentation application built from the ground up for mobile devices and cloud computing.The new Office...

10.1 hours on pcworld.com

Google ordered by German commissioner to stop data profiling

A local data commissioner in Germany said this week that Google's extensive combining of the data it has on individual users is abusive and must be stopped. That administrative order is bringing to a head the question of whether U.S.-born,...

10.1 hours on washingtonpost.com

Apple and Google go head to head with FBI

FBI wants to secure us, Apple and Google want to secure our...

10.2 hours on cnbc.com

Sheryl Sandberg on Atlas: ‘The Old Systems Don’t Work’

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg was in New York for Advertising Week 2014, where she spoke at the Brainstorm TECH marketing dinner at Mario Batali’s Del Posto restaurant, presented by Fortune, devoting much of her time to...

10.3 hours on allfacebook.com

Vogue sits down with Jonathan Ive, Apple's "under the radar" design chief

Ive recalls meeting Steve Jobs for the first time and gushes over Apple Watch.(vogue.com)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click...

10.4 hours on macworld.com

Windows 10 Technical Preview is available to download

The Windows 10 Technical Preview is a go! Head over to preview.windows.com and sign up for the new Windows Insider program to get your chance to help mold the very future of Windows. And rejoice! It’s in proper ISO format rather than the...

10.4 hours on pcworld.com

Capital One Debuts A New Mobile Wallet App, Designed To Work With Apple Pay

 Just ahead of Apple Pay’s public release, a top credit card provider, Capital One, has rolled out a new mobile wallet app for cardholders that will work with Apple’s forthcoming mobile payments platform to provide users...

10.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Google+ now lets you lock down posts based on age and location

So, making your Google+ posts available for viewing only to people in your circles isn't enough. Maybe you routinely post risque stuff you don't want minors to see, or things you'd rather share only with your countrymen. It doesn't...

10.4 hours on engadget.com

All gold everything: Apple may add new hue to iPad Air line

You glance at the time on the 18-karat gold Apple Watch Edition strapped to your wrist while chatting on your gold iPhone 6 and answering e-mails on your gold iPad. No, you don’t have the Midas touch. Apple is reportedly adding gold to its iPad...

10.8 hours on macworld.com

Mark Zuckerberg to Visit India

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg visited India in July, and now it’s co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s turn, as The Times of India reported that Zuckerberg will speak at the Internet.org summit in...

11 hours on allfacebook.com

Sales of Microsoft’s Lumia 830, the “affordable flagship,” begin this week

At a cost of just over $415 can the Lumia 830 offers many flagship features for the price. Sure, the processor is typically found in mid-range phones, but Microsoft's mobile...

11 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft's Big Day: See Exactly How Windows 10 Works

Microsoft introduced Windows 10, the followup to the unsuccessful Windows 8, at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. There was no live stream of the presentation at the time, but now you can watch the entire demo in the video above See also: Hands On...

11.1 hours on mashable.com

Google bows to pressure, removes news snippets from German search results

In a move to minimize legal risks, Google has stopped showing news snippets and thumbnails for some well-known German news sites in search results.Google will just show a link to a story along with the headline for news sites such as bild.de, bunte.de...

11.3 hours on pcworld.com

Why Facebook (FB) Stock Is a 'Hold' at TheStreet

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team reiterates itsa"hold" rating on Facebooka awith a ratings score of C+. The stock was down 3.31% to $76.42 in morning trading Wednesday. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their...

11.3 hours on thestreet.com

Page Performance from Cool Tabs Lets Facebook Page Admins Size Up the Competition

Another way for Facebook page administrators to compare the performance of their pages with those of their competitors comes from Facebook application creator Cool Tabs in the form of Page Performance, which analyzes the last 50 posts...

11.5 hours on allfacebook.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)’s Game of Numbers Only Signals Cowardice

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)‘s decision to jump numbers when naming its new operating system might be owing to superstitions associated with 9/11, because it certainly is not based on the product being two versions ahead of the last one....

11.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google triples max bounty for Chrome bugs to make the browser safer for users

Google has long been rewarding anyone who can dig up Chrome browser bugs with a nice amount of cash, but the longer the reward program runs, the harder it is to find vulnerabilities. Thus, Mountain View's upping the max reward a dedicated...

11.8 hours on engadget.com

'Twilight' Lives On, as Short Films on Facebook

It seems that vampires really are immortal. Lionsgate is planning to revive Twilight as a series of short films on Facebook, according to a new report in the New York Times. See also: 11 Movies That Change When You're an Adult The studio is...

11.9 hours on mashable.com

Three Stocks With Different Characteristics: Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), And Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) stock prices have silently reached an all-time high while Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG) stocks pummeled in spite of the company’s good results. Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) is another stock that is hot right now with news of...

12 hours on insidermonkey.com

Feds allege hackers stole info from Microsoft, sold fake pre-release Xbox One

A group of young hackers infiltrated the systems of some video game makers and the U.S. Army, a recently unsealed federal indictment alleges, stealing enough information about Microsoft's then-unreleased Xbox One console to build and sell a...

12.1 hours on washingtonpost.com

iPad Air 2 In Gold Color: Yes Apple Inc. Is Working On It

Apple Inc. apparently wants to tap into the success of its gold iPhone 6 by adding it to the iPad Air 2Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to unveil the iPad Air 2 this month, and now it sounds like there will indeed be a gold model. Other color options...

12.2 hours on valuewalk.com

eBay, Bitten by Apple Pay, Gets 3 Downgrades; PayPal Split not Highlighting Value

Shares of eBay (EBAY) are down $1.32, or 2.3%, at $55.31, following multiple downgrades of the stock this morning after the company yesterday said it would split its business in two, the traditional “Marketplace” auction site, and the PayPal...

12.3 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Did Apple Pay force EBay to split off PayPal?

Gabelli Funds' Barbara Marcin and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson discuss EBay's plan to split off...

12.5 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Facebook Inc (FB)’s In The High 70 Clouds, At A Record Altitude

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) hit the $79.71 value in its last trading day, announcement brought by FOX, registering a new all-time high, but the numbers began falling slowly shortly after down to the closing $79.04. Paradoxically, the share price fell...

12.5 hours on insidermonkey.com

Why Fannie Mae (FNMA), Freddie Mac (FMCC) Stocks Are Slumping Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aShares of Fannie Mae awere down 48.33% to $1.38 and shares of Freddie Mac awere lower by 46.97% to $1.40 in pre-market trading today, after investors lost a legal battle to make the companies share profits with private...

12.7 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft says free Windows is a success, with 50 new companies making Windows phones and tablets

Earlier this year Microsoft waived its licensing fee for tablets and phones under 9-inches. According to remarks made at the launch of Windows 10, that program is expected to...

12.8 hours on search.gigaom.com

How Developers Should Adapt to Apple Watch

In our latest Ask a Dev video, iOS architect Kevin Harwood discusses what the Apple Watch means for developers Apple finally unveiled in early September that its long-rumored wearable will be available in 2015. They also confirmed it will run on its own...

12.9 hours on mashable.com

Apple’s iPad Update Plans Could Put Gold First And Offer 12.9″ Model For 2015

 Apple could add gold to the menu for the next version of the 9.7-inch iPad Air, according to Bloomberg, and then introduce a 12.9-inch version of its tablet next year. This is in line with rumors we’ve heard from Bloomberg before,...

12.9 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft Windows 10 Needs to Make Amends For Windows 8 Disappointments

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft's unveiling of its latest Windows operating system, dubbed Windows 10, will have to convince consumers and companies to upgrade, after the mixed success of Windows 8. As the company continues to move towards...

13.1 hours on thestreet.com

Apple to Add Gold to iPad Lineup, Report Says

Apple's love affair with gold is about to extend to the iPad, as the company is planning to introduce the color as a new option in an effort to boost lagging tablet sales Gold-colored backings for 9.7-inch iPads are set to be released sometime in...

13.2 hours on mashable.com

Bits Blog: Microsoft Windows 10 Displays a Familiar Look

Microsoft believes the next version of its operating system is such a big change that it is calling the software Windows 10, skipping the more logical product name, Windows...

13.3 hours on nytimes.com

Microsoft Adds to Office Line With Sway Storytelling App

Before Windows Phone and the Windows Store, some of the software most associated with Microsoft was Office. But though the Office portfolio has undergone several updates and refreshes over the years, the lineup itself has remained relatively unchanged...

13.3 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft's Sway lets you share ideas on the web without any design skills

Sharing ideas on the web is tricky. You probably want something more persuasive than a social network update, but it's usually overkill to design a whole web page just to get your point across. Microsoft may have reached a happy balance between...

13.3 hours on engadget.com

Report: You can’t buy a 12.9-inch iPad until 2015 but a gold iPad is coming soon

A bigger "iPad Pro" is still a 2015 event says Bloomberg, however, gold will be added as a color option to new iPads later this month to help sales. But...

13.4 hours on search.gigaom.com

Google Inc (GOOGL), Ryder System, Inc. (R): 80% Success Rate Of Satisfying Investors Based On The Last 10 Years

Those that don’t know the history are foredoomed to repeat it. So, CNBC had Bespoke Investment Group’s Paul Hickey to give his company’s evaluation on the stocks that are expected to bump their prices in the course of the current...

13.4 hours on insidermonkey.com

Jony Ive Talks Apple Watch, Design Process in October Vogue

The October issue of Vogue, hitting newsstands now, features an extensive interview with Jony Ive. The interview also includes a few new details on the Apple Watch, which author Robert Sullivan was able to get his hands on a few weeks before the product...

13.6 hours on mashable.com

Video: Watch 'Continuum,' Windows 10's elegant UI swapping for 2-in-1 devices

On the surface, Windows 10 appears to backtrack from some of Windows 8’s more contentious design elements by reintroducing the Start menu, ditching the Start screen, and dropping Windows Apps into proper desktop windows rather than blooming...

14.1 hours on pcworld.com

How Does Windows 10 Compare To Windows 8?

Microsoft has unveiled its new Windows 10 platform - how will it differ from the flop that was Windows 8? Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has dropped a bit of a bombshell with regard to its new operating system. The existence of the operating system...

14.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Bits Blog: German Regulator Warns Google Over Collecting Users’ Data

The city of Hamburg’s data protection commissioner said the tech giant’s aggregation of data across its services risked creating “meaningful and comprehensive personal records” of individuals without their...

15.3 hours on nytimes.com

Rockin' the living room: Beats Music arrives on Apple TV

Transcript If you have the latest Apple TV and have configured it to accept updates automatically, you’ve seen a couple of new channels on its home screen. The one I want to talk about today is Beats Music. Beats Music is a $10 a month...

15.8 hours on macworld.com

Five things Apple should fix in the next Apple TV update

Apple TV got a software update last week that didn’t exactly blow our hair back—the icons got a new, flat, iOS 7-and-8-ish look, and we got Family Sharing support, a new Beats Music channel, and that’s about it. The new icons are...

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'Twilight' mini-movies are coming to Facebook

The problem with owning the rights to Twilight is that the story eventually ends, meaning that there's no more massively profitable movies with glitter guy, mumbling girl and the shirtless one with all the teeth. It's a problem that Lionsgate...

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Germany Warns Google Over User Profiling Privacy Violations

 Google has been warned it needs to rein in its user profiling activities in Germany because its current practice of joining the dots across multiple services is in violation of local privacy laws. Read More ...

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Hamburg threatens Google with €1M fine if it doesn’t give users more control over profiling data

Google says it is "studying their order to determine next steps." Based on precedent, those next steps will involve Google sticking up two fingers at the privacy regulators and doing...

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Freddie Mac And Fannie Mae Face Reality Check After Court Ruling

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Freddie Mac (FMCC) and Fannie Mae (FNMA) are being sued for breach of contract for allegedly not paying promised dividends and liquidation preferences to investors. These claims were...

Court Dismisses Two Suits On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Profits

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Perry Capital's and Fairholme Funds’ cases were among the most prominent and closely-watched cases against Fannie Mae and Freddie MacFannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Association (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal Home Loan Mortgage...

Court Throws Out Fannie, Freddie Lawsuits

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A district-court judge dismissed claims brought against the federal government and U.S. officials for a decision to sweep nearly all of the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to the U.S....

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Apple Watch has a smaller screen in tweaked video

Apple has released a new version of its Apple Watch design video, and a perceptive viewer noticed a slightly different design from the original. Most noticeable is a smaller sapphire screen and larger bezel on the Watch render, which appears to...

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iPad, I choose you: 'Pokémon' officially hits the App Store

Remember that Pokémon iPad game that was teased not too long ago? Well, if the mere mention of it stoked a fire inside that made you want to abandon Blizzard's Hearthstone forever, Joystiq has spotted that the pocket monster trading card...

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Firespotter Labs Becomes Switch, Providing A Cloud-Based Phone System For Google Apps

 Unified communications has long been touted as the future, but being able to provide access to all of one’s calls and messages on multiple devices is an idea that has just barely come to fruition. Now, the folks at Firespotter Labs...

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Apple Accepting iTunes Donations For ‘City of Hope’ Center During October

 Apple will be accepting donations for the City of Hope charity during the month of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the company revealed today. The organization is a research and treatment center created to combat not only...

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Google's Climate Name-Calling

Terrified at being called a 'denier,' the tech giant flings the accusation at...

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Malware program targets Hong Kong protesters using Apple devices

A malware program that targets Hong Kong activists using Apple devices has trademarks of being developed by a nation-state, possibly China, according to a security company.Lacoon Mobile Security of San Francisco wrote on its blog on Tuesday that the...

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Bloomberg: Apple's splashing gold paint on the iPad too

The nice thing about living in Apple's ecosystem is everything is consistent: the app library, the user interface and design motifs echo across all of the company's devices. Well, unless you have a gold iPhone -- then any iPad you could...

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Google triples bug bounty reward range to $15,000

Google has tripled its maximum reward for finding flaws in its software to US$15,000, a figure the company hopes will deter independent researchers from selling their information on shady markets.The company had paid a minimum of $500 up to $5,000....

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Apple Pay Signals New Era at Cash Register

The swift reaction by companies in the weeks since Apple Pay was unveiled makes clear that how we normally pay for goods and services is ripe for...

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U.S. lawsuits related to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac profits dismissed

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday dismissed claims seeking to stop the U.S. government from making Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pay a quarterly dividend to the U.S. Treasury. ...

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U.S. Lawsuits Related To Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Profits Dismissed

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday dismissed claims seeking to stop the U.S. government from making Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac pay a quarterly dividend to the U.S. Treasury.The dividend equals the entire net worth of each entity, minus a small...

25.5 hours on businessinsider.com

Here’s How Windows 10 Will Make Your Mouse And Fingers Get Along

Earlier today during its event in San Francisco, Microsoft played a video detailing how its coming Windows 10 operating system will handle a fusion of touch, and more traditional mouse-based input. I filmed a bootleg copy, but Microsoft just...

25.6 hours on techcrunch.com

Judge throws out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors’ lawsuit against government

A federal judge on Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac investors to stop the government from seizing most of the profits at the mortgage finance twins. The decision arrives more than a year after hedge fund Perry Capital...

25.8 hours on washingtonpost.com

‘Twilight’ Will Be Revived via Short Films on Facebook

Five aspiring female directors will be chosen to make short films based on “Twilight” characters which will be shown exclusively on Facebook next...

25.9 hours on nytimes.com

Apple Inc. To Start Mass Production Of Smartwatch In Jan.

Production for the upcoming Apple Watch will reportedly start early next yearApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) will start the production for their new Watch early next year. Apple Daily reports Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Quanta Computer will take over...

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12 things to know about Windows 10

Microsoft gave the first look at its Windows 10 operating system on Tuesday, a major release that will span all hardware from PCs to phones and try to address the ills that have dogged Windows 8.The event in San Francisco was aimed mostly at...

26.1 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Ominous Roar Is Well Heard By eBay Inc (EBAY)

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s recent launch of its mobile payment platform, Apple Pay, rang a few alarm bells for eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) as its stock took a bath since investors feared more competition for its PayPal. However, eBay Inc...

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With Windows 10, a contrite Microsoft will try to atone for Windows 8 mistakes

Humbled by businesses’ dislike for Windows 8, Microsoft has issued a mea culpa, offered the world a first peek at Windows 10 and pledged that the new OS will delight IT executives. But the true test of whether Microsoft can move past its Windows...

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Engadget Daily: Windows 10, the $200 laptop you've been waiting for, and more!

It looks like Microsoft's new OS will be called Windows 10. Who'd have thunk it? Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours -- we go hands-on with Here maps for Android, break down Facebook's battle with drag queens...

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Windows 10 Could Be the Windows We've Been Waiting For

Microsoft unveiled Windows 10, the long-awaited followup to Windows 8 Tuesday. The latest version of Windows walks back some of the more jarring changes of Windows 8, including the return of the Start menu and improvements to how apps are displayed,...

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The Week in Mac Apps: Sketching, taking notes, and keeping track of things

Sketching, taking notes, and keeping track of thingsThis week’s roundup of new Mac apps has everything you need to make sure your important thoughts never slip through the cracks.CosmAtlas 1.0.0Aurelio Calegari’s $3 CosmAtlas (Mac App Store...

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5 Fashion Brands Actually Eyeing Bigger Pockets for the iPhone 6 Plus

Your pants aren't happy about the new iPhone 6 Plus. Along with Samsung's mammoth Galaxy phones, Apple's phablet mega-sized phone is starting to look like the future of mobile tech That's bad news for your pants. Gone are the days of...

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The iPhone 6 Plus Is Great For Gamers

 With the iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has stepped into the “phablet” category by scaling the hardware of the six up while (in some ways) scaling the software from the iPad down. The result is a device that you can use all day to do...

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Lots Of Pictures Of Windows 10

 I suck at taking photos, but, here we are. Here’s a bunch more pictures of Windows 10 in action at the Microsoft event that took place earlier in San Francisco today. Also: Featuring me making accidental duck face, and Peter Bright of...

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Tech Today: eBay Splits It, Debating Apple, Facebook’s Occulus

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of eBay (EBAY) closed up $3.97, or 7.5%, at $56.63, after the company said it will divest its PayPal electronic payments unit in the back half of next year in the form of a tax-free...

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Windows 10 Is Like A Tesla: Microsoft Exec

New operating system to be publicly available next year, will be like moving from a Toyota Prius to a Tesla, Microsoft saysFor those who haven’t noticed – and many haven’t – Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced Tuesday...

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5 Reasons Why Buying Facebook Likes Is a Waste of Time and Money for Your Business

I recently had a client who I was consulting and one of the things he was working on was setting up his Facebook page and generating traffic. He decided that in order to generate some likes for his new Facebook page, he would purchase a couple thousand...

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Apple: iPhone 6 Held Up for State Security Reasons, Speculates Rosenblatt

Rosenblatt Securities‘s Brian Blair, writing with his colleague Jun Zhang, reflects on today’s announcement by Apple (AAPL) that it will start selling its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in China on October 17th. The announcement follows weeks of reports...

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Microsoft: FBR Cheers Unified Approach with Windows 10

Microsoft with Windows 10 restored the “Start” menu button, whose dismissal from Windows 8 was much bemoaned by users. Microsoft (MSFT) today formally unveiled “Windows 10,” the successor to Windows 8, at a media event in San...

29.4 hours on blogs.barrons.com

With Windows 10, Microsoft Finally Gets It

Call me crazy, but I think businesses are going to like Windows 10. By reintroducing the start menu, adding easy-to-access multiple desktops and even giving the Command Prompt its first upgrade in years, Microsoft is doing more than paying lip service to...

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Apple Bullish Comments Rise on China, Despite EU Worries

Apple (AAPL) shares today rose 64 cents, or 0.6%, to close at $100.75, after a flood of positive notes from the Street about the iPhone 6 sales cycle, despite one cautious initiation by Jefferies & Co. Helping the shares was today’s...

29.6 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Google Drive storage goes unlimited for Education users

Suggesting that educators and students shouldn't have to worry about the technology that helps them teach and learn, Google introduced Drive for Education on Tuesday. In the coming weeks, all Apps for...

29.7 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft Skips to Windows 10: OS for Phone, Tablet, and PC

Source: Blogs.windows.com Though many of the anticipated features of Microsoft’s next Windows release — including the return of the Start Menu and better integration with Windows Phone — have been leaked and discussed...

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The History of Apple

Here’s a fun little video I put together about Apple’s history as a public company; be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel to get automatic notifications when I create items like this, which I plan to do...

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Apple Inc. Sets Earnings For Oct. 20

Shares of Apple Inc. edged upward by 1% in regular trading todayApple Inc. NASDAQ:AAPL has set the date for its next earnings report and earnings call. The company will release its fourth fiscal quarter results on Oct. 20 after closing bell at around...

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Google releases, open sources tools for linear optimization

Google has built a linear optimization add-on for its Google Drive spreadsheet application, as well as an associated API for developers. It also open sourced the underlying code via a project...

30.7 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft jumps straight to Windows 10, brings back the Start Menu

Introducing the best one yet. #Windows10 pic.twitter.com/LDPSJF6pUH As expected, Microsoft launched a new version of Windows on Tuesday to follow the troubled release of its last operating system, Windows 8. But instead of introducing the expected...

30.8 hours on washingtonpost.com

Apple Releases OS X Yosemite GM Candidate to Developers

Apple released the OS X Yosemite GM candidate on Tuesday. GM, or golden master, refers to the final copy of a piece of software that is ready for a public release. The GM candidate build will likely be one of the last releases before Yosemite is...

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Attention enthusiasts: Windows 10 Technical Preview landing Wednesday

It’s official: The next version of Windows is dubbed Windows 10, bizarrely enough, and it’s chock-full of tweaks and features designed to make PC enthusiasts smile, including multiple desktop support, a reborn Start menu, new multitasking...

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Google’s Orkut shuts down today. Farewell to Brazil and India’s former favorite network.

The Indian press has penned lengthy goodbye posts to the Google social network America has already...

31.3 hours on search.gigaom.com

OS X Yosemite is almost ready for its close-up as Apple releases GM candidate

OS X Yosemite is almost ready for its public debut. Apple on Tuesday released the golden master candidate of its forthcoming Mac OS, which means you can expect Yosemite to drop soon. The GM version of an OS is typically the final product, though the...

31.4 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft unveils Windows 10 and brings back Start Menu

Microsoft skips Windows 9 and launches Windows 10, which features two modes - one optimised for touch-controlled tablets and one for PCs with mice and...

31.5 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Apple Watch leans on the iPhone for app management and heavy lifting

A new hands-on report on the Apple Watch has revealed some new details ahead of the device's early 2015 launch. Writing for A Blog to Watch, Ariel Adams says the Apple Watch will use a dedicated iPhone app to install watch apps, similar to other...

31.6 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft skips a number, says 'Windows 10' will be a big break from the past

Microsoft’s major update to its operating system, called Windows 10 and unveiled Tuesday, has been built to blend old and new in a way that will be familiar to Windows 7 users while also retaining much of its more modern tile interface.The new...

31.7 hours on pcworld.com

Apple’s OS X Yosemite Reaches GM Status, Nears Consumer Launch

 Apple’s OS X Yosemite operating system is arriving soon, and the fact that the developer preview just reached Golden Master status, alongside a 4th public beta preview update, means we probably don’t have long to wait. Last...

31.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Pebble's Snarky Reply to the Apple Watch: 'Breathe Jony, It's Just a Watch'

If you were wondering how Pebble was responding to the Apple Watch, check out the brand's website. The Kickstarter-developed smart watch brand has put up a special message for Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive: Image: PebbleScroll down and the brand...

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Microsoft pitches Windows 10 to enterprises with a blend of Metro and a dash of Desktop

So long Windows 8, hello Windows.... 10? That's the next version from Microsoft, which showed off an early look at the new software on Tuesday. Live Tiles are blended with...

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Q&A: Meet Microsoft's new Azure CTO, Mark Russinovich

Earlier this month, Microsoft quietly appointed software architect Mark Russinovich as chief technology officer for its Azure cloud computing platform, formalizing a role he’s been executing for the past several years.It was a smart appointment...

31.9 hours on pcworld.com

Google Play Store begins listing in-app price ranges

You now have a better idea of how much extra that "free" app may really cost. As part of Google's effort to add more transparency to its Play Store, developers are listing a price range for in-app purchases.  The utility is...

31.9 hours on pcworld.com

Windows 10 revealed: Microsoft's next OS fuses Windows 7 and 8

At a press event on Tuesday, Microsoft launched the next version of Windows: Not Windows One, not Windows 9, but Windows 10, which combines the reborn Start menu with Windows 8’s colorful live tiles and adjusts its behavior depending on how...

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Ever The Unpredictable Scamp, Microsoft Goes With “Windows 10″ For Next OS

(Paxton Holley)While Microsoft is often seen as embodying the more straight-and-narrow side of home computing, you can’t fault the company for its utterly insane approach to picking names for its Windows operating system. After jumping from...

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Microsoft Corporation Skips Windows 9, Unveils Windows 10

Microsoft is apparently distancing itself from the Windows 8 debacle, calling Windows 10 "the first step of a whole new generation of Windows"Windows 10 will be Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s single platform for developing apps...

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The Windows 10 Technical Preview Will Be Available For Download Tomorrow

 At its San Francisco event, Microsoft announced that the technical preview of Windows 10 will touch down tomorrow. The company’s new operating system is a long-awaited replacement for its beleaguered Windows 8.x platform. That version...

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Where's 9? Microsoft unveils Windows 10

Microsoft previewed early elements of the next generation of its iconic computer operating system. USAToday...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) PT Upped By Evercore, Stifel Raises ASPs

Apple Inc. has officially announced the iPhone 6 release dates for China, and analysts from multiple firms are updating their modelsApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are expected to drive a monster-sized upgrade cycle...

32.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft Says Next Windows to Be ‘Windows 10,’ Restores ‘Start’ Button

Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) are down 10 cents at $46.34 as the company a short while ago announced at a media event in San Francisco that the next version of the Windows operating system will be called “Windows 10,” according to wire...

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Microsoft names next operating system 'Windows 10'

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday the next version of its operating system will be called Windows 10. ...

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Microsoft Names Next Operating System 'Windows 10'

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday the next version of its operating system will be called Windows 10.The system, expected to be released next year, three years after its last release, Windows 8, will be the "most comprehensive...

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Gumroad Launches An iPhone App With Which Users Can Access Their Digital Content

 Gumroad, the Kleiner Perkins-backed startup that allows creators to sell digital goods, is launching its first iPhone app today. However, the app doesn’t actually do what Gumroad is known for — you can’t open it...

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Microsoft Windows 10 Announced [UPDATE]

Users who bought a laptop or PC with OEM version of Windows 8 pre-installed will have to pay a fee to upgradeUpdate 1:14 PM: Microsoft announces launch of new version of Windows – Windows 10 Microsoft Corporation...

33.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10: The Return of the Start Menu

Microsoft announced on Tuesday at an event in San Francisco Windows 10, the next major upgrade to Windows. And it marks the return of the start menu. Windows 10, which skips a number in its sequential order (many believed it would be called Windows 9),...

33.2 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft Announces Windows 10

 This morning at an event in San Francisco, Microsoft announced the next version of its Windows operating system: Windows 10. The name is definitely not in line with expectations, but also comes on the heels of rumor talk that it could pick up...

33.2 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft's next OS is Windows 10

Instead of announcing the next version of its iconic operating system in front of a massive crowd of thousands, Microsoft chose an intimate venue with 50 or so reporters to launch the new Windows, which it's calling Windows 10. The company looks...

33.2 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Wants To Join The Mobile Party, With A Predictive and Personalized Appearance

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is planning a change to the rules of its game. The tech giant intends on taking a more personal, predictive, and helpful attitude towards its clients. This news was brought by The Economic Times, from Satya...

33.2 hours on insidermonkey.com

Microsoft Rolls Out New MSN Site Ahead Of Windows 9 Event

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) just unveiled a new MSN web portal. The company also plans on making a huge announcement regarding Windows later on. The tech giant also unveiled new MSN apps for Windows and Windows Phone 8.1. In September 7th,...

33.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Will Google Buy PayPal?

Now that eBay has agreed to spin off its PayPal division, we can’t help but wonder what the future holds for PayPal as an independent...

33.6 hours on 247wallst.com

Glasstomer service: Scotland airport reps don Google's high-tech specs

Customer service workers at Scotland's Edinburgh airport will be getting some help from Google Glass while assisting travel-weary passengers.The airport's check-in hall team will wear Glass as a trial run through the end of this year, The...

33.6 hours on pcworld.com

Bits Blog: The iPhone 6 Coming Soon to China, After Stern Look at Security

The Chinese government said that after it presented Apple with concerns about the iPhone 6’s security features, the company provided it with “official materials” to address...

33.7 hours on nytimes.com

Apple: Jefferies Starts at Hold; Android Has Caught Up, Samsung Displays the Future

Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up $1.14, or 1%, at $101.24, following a positive note from Rob Cihra of Evercore Partners, who raised his price target on the shares to $125 after raising estimates on a better-than-expected outlook for iPhone sales, led...

33.7 hours on blogs.barrons.com

How To Fix Your Bent iPhone 6 Plus (Don't Try at Home)

Bendgate. Bendghazi. Call it what you want — what you need is a solution. When you just can't choose between your sleek, new phablet and your stylish skinny jeans, there is one solution for fixing your bendable iPhone 6 Plus: a drill...

33.8 hours on mashable.com

4 Reason Why Google Inc (GOOGL) Is Relatively Inexpensive: Mark Mahaney

Mark Mahaney, of RBC Capital Markets endorsed Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) on atleast four counts, identifying the inexpensive nature of the stock considering the company’s high growth model. On CNBC, Mahaney mentioned that Google Inc...

33.9 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google gives students unlimited cloud storage

Google's invasion of our classrooms (and its war on paper) continues unabated. Back in August in the search giant released an online education tool for teachers who wanted to digitally manage their classes, and now it's launched an improved...

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The curious ‘rise’ of Ello and why you can’t quit Facebook

Almost no one seems to use Facebook because they like Facebook these days. Walls, excuse me, timelines, are hard to navigate and can sometimes obscure the content you're looking for. And the newsfeed can sometimes feel more like an advertising...

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Wonkblog: EU thinks Apple’s tax deals are rotten. Here’s why.

Skirting corporate taxes is getting pretty unpopular these days. Just ask Apple. The world's most valuable company is coming under fire from the European Union for funneling the lion's share of its international sales through...

34.1 hours on washingtonpost.com

EU thinks Apple’s tax deals are rotten. Here’s why.

(Aly Song/Reuters) Skirting corporate taxes is getting pretty unpopular these days. Just ask Apple. The world's most valuable company is coming under fire from the European Union for funneling the lion's share of its...

34.1 hours on washingtonpost.com

iOS 8.1 Beta Reveals Apple Pay, Touch ID Settings for iPad

After last week's buggy iOS 8.0.1 update, Apple's latest mobile software isn't attracting tons of fanfare But this might get you excited about iOS 8 again. See also: Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2 to Fix Earlier Epic Fail Hidden settings on the...

34.5 hours on mashable.com

O2 now lets you charge iTunes credit to your phone bill

O2 already has a number of deals in place that allow its customers to buy digital wares and charge the cost straight to their phone bill. It now has a new partner in Apple, as the carrier's "Charge to Mobile" program has been expanded to...

34.6 hours on engadget.com

China’s iPhone 6 approval is good for Apple, bad for smugglers

Not everyone who waited in long lines outside Apple stores earlier this month was buying a new iPhone for themselves. Many of those buyers were plunking down cash and then hopping flights to China to resell the new devices. But after the iPhone 6 and...

34.7 hours on macworld.com

Apple Rising: Evercore Ups Target to $125, Raises Estimates on iPhone Cycle

Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up $1.35, or 1.4%, at $101.46, after Evercore Partners’s Rob Cihra this morning reiterated an Overweight rating, and a $125 price target, and raised his estimates for iPhone sales this quarter and next on what is turning...

34.7 hours on blogs.barrons.com

REPORT: Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan Buy 357-Acre Property in Kaua’i, Hawaii

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, live in Palo Alto, Calif., and own a second home in San Francisco. And now, according to a report by Pacific Business News, the North Shore of Kaua’i in Hawaii is...

34.9 hours on allfacebook.com

Google Inc (GOOGL) At the Risk of Being Robbed by Facebook Inc (FB)’s Atlas: Gene Munster

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s current share of 33% of digital advertising is at a diminishing risk as Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) launches its new advertisement tool called Atlas, which could make the owner of the famous social media platform a one...

34.9 hours on insidermonkey.com

Julian Assange Fires Back At Eric Schmidt And Google's 'Digital Colonialism'

ECUADORIAN SOIL -- A police officer stands just inside the lobby of 3 Hans Crescent, a nondescript apartment building just around the corner from Harrods of London and a few blocks south of Hyde Park. He's watching the door to apartment 3b, a...

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Google Inc Shuts Down Its Social Website Orkut

With much of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s focus on Google+ and other social-friendly websites, the search giant is officially shuttering its original social network Orkut. The decision to close it was initially announced last June....

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What you need to know about Facebook's battle with drag queens

Maybe you've seen RuPaul's Drag Race, the flagship show on LogoTV, where men (dressed as women) compete to become America's next drag superstar. At the end of each show, the lowest scoring competitors "lip sync for their life"...

35.3 hours on engadget.com

Google Launches Drive For EducationWith Unlimited Storage

 Students whose school use Google Apps for Education will soon be able to store as many files in their Google Drive folders as they like. Earlier this year, Google launched Drive for Work, its premium $10/month version of Google Drive with...

35.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Why Apple (AAPL) Stock Is Up Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares ofaApplea rose 1.27% to $101.38 in morning trading Tuesday after the tech giant announced its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus would go on sale in China on October 17. The release gives Apple access to the hundreds of millions...

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Apple Gets Illegal Tax Rebates From Ireland, EU Says

BRUSSELS — Ireland appears to be granting Apple illegal tax rebates that may have to be recouped, the European Union's competition watchdog said Tuesday as it pressed on with an inquiry into the iPhone maker's overseas tax...

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Germany orders Google to stop illegal user data processing

As part of an EU-wide crackdown on Google’s data collection practices, Germany has ordered the company to change its user data processing, which is in violation of the country’s laws.Google violates the German Federal Telemedia Act and the...

35.5 hours on pcworld.com

Google’s modular phone will let you swap out parts without powering down

The ability to swap out a Project Ara phone component was already intriguing and now it will be easy to do as well: A modified version of Android L will...

35.5 hours on search.gigaom.com

Bye, Bing: Microsoft's Windows apps rebranded as MSN

Microsoft promised it was coming and now it’s here. The MSN brand is reigning supreme across all Microsoft platforms, with the Bing name taking a back seat. Microsoft’s new-look MSN.com preview—introduced earlier in...

35.5 hours on pcworld.com

Here’s the Really Smart Thing Microsoft Could Do with Minecraft

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Many recent articles have attempted to explain why Microsoft bought Mojang, the publisher of the Minecraft computer game, for $2.5 billion. Explanations range from solidifying the Xbox gaming business, to filling a big app gap...

35.5 hours on thestreet.com

Why Apple Pay May Have Finally Convinced eBay to Spin Off PayPal

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aThe fight for the next generation of banking is heating up.a PayPalawill become a separate, publicly traded company, allowing management to focus on the lucrative funds-transfer business, which all banks covet because of the fees...

35.6 hours on thestreet.com

The Apple Watch Is on Display in Paris, for One Day Only

Paris Fashion Week features eye-popping designs from Stella McCartney, Chloe, Valhalla — and one rather well-known gadget company based in Cupertino Apple partnered with local fashion retailer Colette for a one-day Apple Watch window...

35.8 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft Overhauls MSN Ahead of Big Windows Announcement

Microsoft released a completely redesigned MSN web portal ahead of its scheduled Windows announcement on Tuesday. The company also announced new versions of its MSN apps on Windows and Windows Phone 8.1 will become available on Tuesday See also: What...

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Apple Rubs Elbows With The Fashion Elite For Paris Apple Watch Event

 Apple is at Paris Fashion Week, hosting a special event for the Apple Watch at Collette, a high-end boutique shop in France. This is the first time Apple has revealed its device in person to the public, after a press preview held in September...

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Microsoft Corporation Introduces Xbox One In China

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(Reuters) - The European Commission will accuse Apple Inc of benefiting from illicit state aid in Ireland, based on preliminary findings of an investigation into tax deals, the Financial Times reported citing people familiar with the matter. ...

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Facebook Ads Will Follow You Around. Starting Now.

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Apple tax probe details to be published by European Commission on Tuesday

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Facebook's Atlas ad platform will track you around the internet

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EU Regulator To Give Reasons For Inquiry Into Irish Aid To Apple

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EU regulator to give reasons for inquiry into Irish aid to Apple

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Facebook Relaunches Atlas Ad Platform With Cross-Device Targeting And Offline Sales Tracking

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Solve Your BendGate Woes With This 3D Printed iPhone Case

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Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s New Phones Getting a Bad Bendy Rap?: Consumer Reports

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EU Preps Details of Tax Probes Relating to Apple, Fiat

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EU regulators will publish as soon as Monday their preliminary view that tax practices granted to Apple and Fiat violated EU law, people familiar with the matter...

EU Regulators May Soon Shine More Light on Apple’s Irish Tax Deals

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GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images The long running controversy over the legality of Apple’s tax practices in Ireland may soon be settled. According to insider sources cited by The Wall Street Journal, the European Commission will soon release the...

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Facebook Requires Real Names. What Does That Mean For Drag Queens?

Dozens of queens' profiles were deactivated recently because they used stage names. Facebook says requiring real names curbs abuse, but LGBT groups say it's restricting — for drag queens and others.» E-Mail...

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Windows 9 release date, features: What to expect?

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The Week in iPhone Cases: More iPhone case goodness

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Unlocked iPhone 6: What Price Can You Expect To Pay?

Contractual phones rule the roost - but are unlocked iPhone 6 devices actually a better bet?With consumers queueing around the block for the iPhone 6, Apple has predictably announced that sales of the device have been extremely encouraging. This seems...

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iPhone 6 Bending Controversy Taints Smartphone Debut

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iPhone 'Bendgate' May Be Overblown: Consumer Reports

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Either Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s iPhone 6 Time Runs Backwards Or BendGate is a Lie

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Microsoft boss Nadella promises cooperation in Chinese antitrust probe

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Microsoft Boss Nadella Promises Cooperation In Chinese Antitrust Probe

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Eric Schmidt: Apple-Google Competition More ‘Brutal’ Now

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Facebook: New Features Can Provide Steroid To Growth Momentum

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Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Apple Inc, Facebook Inc, Palo Alto Networks Inc.

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Connecting Apple’s dots…it will be different this time!

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  CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE How time flies! Nine years ago Steve Jobs shared one of the most memorable commencement address's of all time at Stanford University (here speech)  In that speech, Steve discussed connecting...

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So, Just Where Did The '$' Sign Come From Anyway?

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It's a sign we're all extremely familiar with, but do you know where the "$" sign actually comes from? That's the question being tackled this week in a fascinating new Mental Floss video, hosted by YouTube personality Craig...

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)’s Awarding of Gigafactory to Nevada Surprises Cramer

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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced yesterday that their $5 billion Gigafactory would be awarded to a site outside Reno, Nevada, ending months of speculation as to which state would win the rights to host the battery factory. On CNBC this morning,...

Bearish Outlook For Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Based On Year To Date Performance

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s stock prices have been fluctuating a lot recently which has investors worried. The stock has been seeing a series of lower highs and higher lows during the year to date. Stock market strategist, Carter Worth,...

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Version of the Marriage of Figaro Written by Starboard Value

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Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)‘s CEO Marissa Mayer must have breathed a sigh of relief as the knight in shining armour, Starboard Value appeared with a marriage proposal involving AOL, Inc.(NYSE:AOL). CNBC‘s Kate Rogers reported that...

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