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15 simple, secret Windows tips and tricks designed to save you time

Hidden powers and secret timesaversTime is money, or so the saying goes. And even if you're plunked down in front of your PC for fun or a hobby project, every unnecessary click and hassle you bump into burns away precious seconds of your life.Nobody...

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Apple Inc. 10Q Suggests More Than iPhone 6

Analysts are gazing into Apple Inc. (AAPL)'s future with the assistance of their crystal ball… erm, Apple's latest 10Q filingAnalysts have long been expecting Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to release not only the iPhone 6 but also at least...

1.3 hours on valuewalk.com

6 Entertaining Games Made Entirely in Microsoft Excel

Excel — your friendly (and perhaps most dreaded) office tool. But it's not just for spreadsheets anymore. Believe it or not, you can turn the data-analyzing, number-cruncher into one unbelievably cool game. The Microsoft software has a few...

1.8 hours on mashable.com

Pew Study: Facebook, Twitter Users Held Back Views On Snowden

The Pew Research Center report shows that Americans were more willing to have a conversation about NSA leaker Edward Snowden face-to-face than in discussion groups on Facebook or Twitter.» E-Mail...

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Tokyo's Shibuya gets a big-screen Google voice search terminal

Arguably, the whole convenience of Google's search and map skills (and by association, the voice-guided version) is the fact it's on your smartphone -- which is right in your pocket. However, In a bid to explain to Tokyo-ites that there's...

2.8 hours on engadget.com

Apple makes its mobile ads longer, bigger

Next time you're playing a favorite game on your iPhone and iPad, a huge ad -- or worse, a minute-long video roll -- might take over the screen. iAd platform's full-screen interstitial banner and pre-roll video ads, which were first announced...

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Google To Open Campus For Startups In Seoul

 Google will open a new space for entrepreneurs in Seoul, the company announced today. Called a Campus, it will include co-working spaces, programs like Campus for Moms, CampusEDU, and office hours with Google employees. The Seoul location is...

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Surface Pro 3 not overheating but needs a software fix, Microsoft says

Microsoft said Tuesday it will issue an update for Surface Pro 3 tablets, a small number of which show an error indicating a temperature problem.Users have complained that the company’s latest tablet gets too hot to touch and its fan...

7.8 hours on pcworld.com

Showtime Anytime brings live and on-demand streaming to Apple TV

Showtime's Anytime streaming portal has already been available to Xbox 360, Roku and other capable gadgets with the proper cable subscription. Now, Apple TV owners can access the network's library of programming and the cable channel's...

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Cyanogen and a startup made up of veterans from Google, Amazon and HTC are building 'something really cool'

Is your Tuesday evening missing a sense of ambiguous mystery? We've got something for you: Cyanogen and a start-up named Nextbit are working on "something really cool" for mobile devices, but won't say a word about what it actually...

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Google For Spies: How the NSA Created Its Own Search Engine

The National Security Agency doesn't just store your cellphone data, it can also look up who you talked with through its own Google-like search engine The agency's search engine called ICREACH can comb through around 850 billion files of phone...

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Microsoft Promises Fix For Surface Pro 3 Overheating Issue

 The issue that is causing some Surface Pro 3 devices to restart and tell users that they are overheating is an error, according to Microsoft. The company has promised a fix in short order. Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 tablet hybrid has...

10.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook Hosts First Hackathon For Female Veterans

 There are dozens of hackathons in Silicon Valley every month, but on Monday Facebook hosted one with a twist. Rather than the college-aged brogrammers that usually dominate the coding marathons, female veterans were the only participants at the...

10.7 hours on techcrunch.com

This is not the iPhone 6

We're almost completely out of summer, and as fall approaches we expect football, TV premieres (and cancellations, the turning of the leaves and of course one more thing: iPhone leaks. Apple's next gen phone is just weeks away from its debut...

10.8 hours on engadget.com

David Rose @Google On The Future And “Enchanted Objects”

David Rose visited Google’s Cambridge, MA office to discuss his new book, “Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things“. While some believe our future will look like more of the same—more...

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This Is Not The iPhone 6.

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What Does China Have Against Apple, Microsoft, and Google?

WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images In just a couple of months, the Chinese government may introduce its own desktop operating system to compete with Apple and Microsoft — and the government is reportedly planning to develop a mobile...

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Apple May Launch Future iPhones With Flexible Display

Apple Inc. NASDAQ:AAPL recently won rights to another patent, this time it is for a flexible display with special functionality. The patent was awarded to Apple by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. A look at Apple’s flexible...

11.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Liberio review: Turn your Google Docs into a published ebook

Now that eBooks have enabled anyone to be a published author, more would-be scribes are submitting their work directly through digital storefronts like Kindle Direct Publishing. Yet even with this radical change in the book industry, the e-publishing...

12.2 hours on pcworld.com

Here's Why Google Is Not a Good Investment

By kcpl. Read more » »Related Stocks:...

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Facebook Needs A Mute Button

Allow the user to control the content it receives, not have it filtered by FacebookFacebook needs a “mute” button, rants Leslie Horn of Gizmodo. Why Facebook should create a mute button like Twitter Noting that she is tired of seeing endless...

12.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Rumored 12.9-inch iPad could be better for business productivity

Apple is reportedly planning to launch a 12.9-inch version of the iconic iPad tablet sometime in early 2015. A larger iPad could be a more effective tool for mobile business users, but only if Apple also addresses a few other issues.A bigger iPad...

12.7 hours on pcworld.com

Why List-Type Articles Are Doing Really Well on Google Right Now

Google's latest update (known as the "Pigeon Update"), was designed to improve the accuracy and relevance of local search results. The goal was to create an algorithm update which would focus on accuracy and relevance of results and drive...

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Does Google Have A Task In Its Hand?

By JuhiKulkarni. Read more » »Related Stocks: GOOG, GOOGL, FB,...

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Twitch Fans Are OK With an Amazon Takeover, 'Cause Hey, It's Not Google

When Amazon announced it had acquired game streaming service Twitch, many expected the takeover to draw gamers' ire. After all, passionate players Twitch users were uproarious when rumors swirled several months ago that YouTube was purchasing the...

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​Chrome's latest stable release brings 64-bit Windows support out of beta

Sure, a computer with a 64-bit processor can run almost anything designed for a less robust CPU -- but programs designed specifically for these chips tend to just run, well, better. Google's been trying to drag its web browser into the modern age...

13.5 hours on engadget.com

Facebook Acquires A Sound Studio To Help Power Its App Factory

 Facebook has made an interesting acquisition, having picked up WaveGroup Sound, an audio production company headquartered in Burlingame, CA that specializes in sound for games, and which produced tracks for the Guitar Hero series, as well as...

13.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft: Fix for Surface Pro 3 overheating issue coming soon

After several weeks of user complaints, Microsoft has acknowledged heat issues in the Core i7 version of its Surface Pro 3 tablet. In a statement sent to PCWorld, Microsoft avoided using the term “overheating,” but said users should...

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Could This Hot Dog Be the iPhone 6?

With the rumor mill running at full steam about the iPhone 6, the Internet is saturated with purported leaks, reveals and exclusive first-looks — all trying to win the scoop on the next big piece of tech. Thank the comedy gods that humor...

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Google Fixes Glitch Featuring Mysterious Photo Of Car Crash In Search Results

(Grab via WSJ)It’s unclear what exactly was causing Google’s Image search to return result upon result of a photo showing what appeared to be a car crash with a stop sign written in Russian, but whatever it was, the company says...

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Steve Ballmer: Rookie NBA Owner Off To Strong Start

Steve Ballmer says the Clippers are worth every penny of the $2 billion he paid for the teamFormer Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer became the newest member of the NBA owners club on August 12th of this year when he purchased the Los...

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3 Ways to Get a Cheap iPhone 6

Mario Tama/Getty Images When Apple releases a new device, millions of loyal customers rush out and make the purchase — they want to be the first to experience what the new technology has to offer. In late September 2013, Apple announced that it...

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Google Twitch-out, Amazon Twitch-in

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Apple planning bigger iPad for 2015

Apple is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for...

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Why it would make sense for Apple to debut a larger iPad in 2015

With iPad sales slowing, now might be a good time to boost them with a bigger iPad. The idea makes sense for several reasons and Bloomberg's sources peg early next year as the date for a 12.9-inch Apple tablet. Why it would make sense for Apple to...

14.7 hours on gigaom.com

iPad Air 2 Manufacturing Said To Be Already Underway [REPORT]

Reports about a 12.9-inch iPad have surfaced again, and the iPad Air 2 may be unveiled soonThere have been rumors about a 12.9-inch iPad for some time, and now, they’ve surfaced again. The current iPad Air has a 9.7-inch screen, so anything...

14.8 hours on valuewalk.com

What Apple Could Do With Newly-Patented Flexible Screens

Source: Patft.uspto.gov If the technology in Apple’s newest patent makes it to a future iPhone or iPad, your mobile devices could have a flexible screen that turns into tactile buttons, a raised keyboard, a microphone, and speakers....

14.8 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Google Bug Displays Russian Car Accident

When users would search for an image, the same result of a Russian accident would displayAn unusual glitch occurred this morning on Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s image search engine that had tongues wagging from Twitter to...

14.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple, BlackBerry, Samsung & Microsoft: Divided by Market Share, United by Sarcasm

By Quick Pen. Read more » »Related Stocks: AAPL, SSNLF, MSFT, BBRY, GOOG,...

14.8 hours on gurufocus.com

Facebook's Clickbait Change May Mean More of the Same

Facebook's pitch on its News Feed rankings has been consistent: It wants you to be on Facebook, therefore it is in the company's best interest to make the content you see on the site as good as possible. That is the general rationale that...

14.8 hours on mashable.com

Bloomberg claims 12.9-inch iPad is coming next year

The rumor mill surrounding Apple is at full force right now. But while people are still waiting for the supposed bigger-screen iPhone (or iPhones) and a smartwatch to show up, we can now add one more device to the list. According to...

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Apple 'to release biggest-ever iPad'

Apple to start making iPad with 12.9-inch screen early next year, with the iPhone 6 also set for a larger...

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Apple (AAPL) Reportedly Preparing Larger iPad For Next Year

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aApple is reportedly preparing a 12.9-inch iPad for a release in early 2015 according to Bloomberg. Shares of the iPad maker were falling -0.5% to $101.07. With a screen the measures 12.9 inches diagonally the new iPad would be...

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Google Adds 152 Patents To Its Non-Assertion Pledge

 Back in 2013, Google announced its plans to not sue anybody who had implemented open-source versions of its MapReduce algorithm. Since then, the company has expanded what it calls its “Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge” to a...

15.2 hours on techcrunch.com

A Smart Move By Microsoft That Is Worth Watching

By sandyinvestment. Read more » »Related Stocks: MSFT,...

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Apple Planning 12.9-inch IPad For 2015: Bloomberg

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter as saying on Tuesday.The...

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Apple planning 12.9-inch iPad for 2015: Bloomberg

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the matter as saying on Tuesday. ...

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Why TheStreet Ratings Team Rates Facebook (FB) Stock a 'Hold'

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aTheStreet Ratings team ratesaFacebooka astock a "hold" with a ratings score of C+. Shares of Facebookawere gaininga1.04% to $75.81 in late afternoon trading.a About 18.43 million shares of the social media giantawere...

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Cisco’s Problems Increase with VMware’s iPhone Moment, Says JP Morgan

At VMware‘s (VMW) annual developer and partner conference in San Francisco, vmworld, which kicked off yesterday, among the product introductions and partnerships were a number of things designed to change the way networks and systems of storage are...

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Report: Apple to Launch Huge 12.9-Inch iPad Next Year

Apple is reportedly planning to launch its largest iPad yet, a 12.9-inch tablet, as early as next year. According to a Bloomberg report, the company is working on an iPad significantly larger than its existing models, the 9.7-inch iPad and the 7.9-inch...

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A 12.9″ iPad Could Make 2015 The Year iOS Breaks The Mobile Mold

 A new Apple iPad is in development, according to Bloomberg, with a 12.9-inch display that adds around 3-inches to the size of the iPad Air in terms of diagonal screen dimensions. Such a device would be a lot larger than Apple’s...

15.5 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Prepping 12.9-Inch iPad, Says Bloomberg

Bloomberg‘s Tim Culpan, Adam Satariano, and Ian King this afternoon write that Apple (AAPL) will offer a larger iPad model, measuring 12.9 inches on the diagonal, by the first quarter of next year, citing multiple unnamed sources. Apple’s...

15.6 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple TV now channeling Showtime, iTunes Festival

Naturally, just as we rounded up the complete list of Apple TV channels, Cupertino added a few more options to its set-top box on Tuesday. Alongside a new app for the premium Showtime network, the company also launched a channel for content from...

15.7 hours on macworld.com

EMMYS: 10.9M Interactions from 6.2M Facebook Users

Roughly 6.2 million Facebook users weighed in on the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Monday night, leading to 10.9 million interactions on the social network, Data Analyst Betsy Williams wrote in a Newsroom post. (more…) New Career...

15.8 hours on allfacebook.com

Google News and Weather joins the modern age with Now-like cards

The stock Android faithful have been peering at the same UI inside its News and Weather app for quite some time, but today there's a welcome update. Folks carrying the unskinned version of Google's OS are now privy to Now's card-based...

15.8 hours on engadget.com

Will Google (GOOGL) Stock React To Its New Acquisition And Collaboration?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Googlea are slightly down -0.38% to $588.35 in afternoon trading after the companyaannounced it's acquiring Zync Render and entering a collaboration withaVMware and NVIDIA . Zync Render providesavisual effects...

16.1 hours on thestreet.com

Researchers: iPhones, iPads connected to Windows PCs are at risk

Attackers could compromise iPads and iPhones on a large scale through the infected computers that make up botnets, researchers say. Nearly a quarter of zombie computers that make up certain known botnets eventually connect with Apple iOS devices,...

16.6 hours on pcworld.com

Content-Ad Outfit OneSpot Adds Support for Facebook Exchange, News Feed

Content-advertising company OneSpot announced an expansion of its platform to include support for Facebook Exchange retargeting and access to the social network’s highly coveted News Feed. (more…) New Career Opportunities...

16.6 hours on allfacebook.com

GT Advanced: Piper Starts at Buy; Beyond Just iPhone 6

Shares of materials technology provider GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) are up 55 cents, or 3.1%, at $18.48, after Piper Jaffray‘s Mike Ritzenthaler resumed coverage of the stock this morning with an Overweight rating, and...

16.8 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Steve Ballmer Offers Primer On How To Buy A Major League Sports Team

One thing you may have noticed about Wall Street is that the very top people, with money to spend and no obligation to come into the office, love to buy sports teams. Unfortunately, not all of them are so great at actually owning these teams. Oh sure,...

16.9 hours on dealbreaker.com

Customer-Retention Solution Optimove Adds Auto-Management of Facebook Custom Audiences

Automatic management of Facebook’s custom audiences features for ad targeting was one of the highlights of the new version (3.5) of software-as-a-service retention-marketing solution Optimove. (more…) New Career Opportunities...

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Apple, Inc. iPhone 6 Cases Pop Up As Release Date Nears

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Retailers are ahead of the game by selling iPhone 6 cases before Apple debuts the anticipated smartphoneApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has yet to officially unveil the highly anticipated iPhone 6, but cases for the new phone are already available on...

You Can Already Buy A Case For The Unreleased 'iPhone 6' On Amazon

17.5 hours on huffingtonpost.com

The "iPhone 6" hasn't been announced yet, and we don't officially know its dimensions, but that hasn't stopped people from trying to make a buck selling cases for it. Yes, even though we don't even know if Apple's...

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Guy Gets Emotional Seeing Google Fiber Being Installed On His Street

Have you ever gotten so frustrated with Netflix buffering and games lagging (because of a throttled Internet connection) that you decide to instead -- GASP -- unplug everything and go outside to participate in the world around you? Yeah, scary. Well,...

17.2 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering

To beef up its cloud platform with more specialized packages, Google is acquiring Zync for its large scale rendering service for movie special effects, called Zync Render.Google plans to offer the Zync service on its Google Cloud Platform, where it...

17.3 hours on pcworld.com

iTunes Festival app arrives on Apple TV for London's month of music

Apple's annual month-long concert series in the UK kicks off next week, and to make sure that you're properly equipped to stream the performances, there's a new Apple TV app that'll do just that. Starting Monday, September 1st with...

17.5 hours on engadget.com

Google buys Zync and its rendering tools for its Google Cloud Platform service

Zync Render is used by many post-production shops in and around Hollywood to add special effects or enhancements to movies. Google now is laying claim to that for use on its Google Cloud Platform. Google buys Zync and its rendering tools for its Google...

17.6 hours on gigaom.com

Apple's flexible screen: slow to market?

Apple's flexible display technology could take time to get to...

17.6 hours on cnbc.com

Google Acquires Zync To Bring Visual Effects Rendering To Its Cloud Platform

 Google today announced that it has acquired Zync Render, a service that makes it easier for movie studios to render their visual effects in the cloud. The technology was used to render effects in movies like Star Trek: Into Darkness and Looper,...

17.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Where Is Google Headed With This Tech Startup Acquisition?

By ICRAOnline. Read more » »Related Stocks: GOOG,...

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Google Inc Undervalued Growth Story Says Bernstein

Google has so many promising ventures unrelated to search they are almost too numerous to countGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is really an undervalued growth story, says a recent research note from Bernstein Research. Bernstein is infatuated...

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Alleged Leaked iPhone 6 Image Points to Sept. 9 Launch Date

Rumors have long swirled that Apple is readying its next-generation smartphone, the iPhone 6, for an early September launch, and now a newly-leaked image points to the same predicted date: Tuesday, September 9. According to the French website...

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Republic Services, Inc. (RSG): The Stake of Bill Gates’ Cascade Investment Tops 24% of the Company

Bill Gates‘ investment arm keeps loading up on Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG)‘s stock. In a recent filing with the SEC, Cascade Investment revealed acquiring another 31,600 shares of the company, raising its stake to around...

18.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

It just got a lot easier to upload Google+ videos to YouTube

Google continues to use its Google+ social network as a way to backup and share photos and videos taken on mobile devices. The latest feature is an dead simple way to upload videos from Google+ to YouTube. It just got a lot easier to upload Google+...

18.6 hours on gigaom.com

Internet of Things and Apple will take Skyworks Higher!

By Riddhi Kharkia. Read more » »Related Stocks: SWKS,...

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Reports say new iPhone will have a new look, and maybe a higher price

It's only a matter of weeks before Apple is expected to lift the curtain on the next version of the  iPhone. Apple has not actually confirmed it's launching a new iPhone, but analysts think the phone will have a larger screen and may come...

18.7 hours on washingtonpost.com

INFOGRAPHIC: Report Card for Retailers’ Back-to-School Efforts on Facebook, Twitter

Which major retailers have generated the most engagement and positive buzz on Facebook and Twitter for their back-to-school efforts? Social marketing and analytics platform Engagor has the answers. (more…) New Career...

18.8 hours on allfacebook.com

Windows 9 on ARM could kill the desktop, merge Windows Phone and Windows RT

Surface 2 buyers and other Windows RT tablet owners may be left out of the fun when Microsoft reveals Windows Threshold (a.k.a. Windows 9) at the end of September, as the tipped release is said to be for PCs and tablets built around traditional x86...

19.2 hours on pcworld.com

The Week in Mac Apps: Digital factotum

Digital factotumIn this week’s roundup, you’ll find apps that turn your Mac into a surveillance camera, batch image editor, backup system, video player, and worldwide postal code directory.AtHome Video Streamer 2.0.4Circlely Networks’s...

19.3 hours on macworld.com

iPhone App Sickweather Taps Public Facebook, Twitter Posts to Tell Users Where Kids Have the Flu

With school starting up again, what if parents had an application that mined public posts on Facebook and Twitter to make sure their areas are not “Sick Zones,” where parents posted about their kids suffering from maladies such as the...

19.7 hours on allfacebook.com

Apple Inc. Stock Around iPhone Launch: Different This Time

Analysts believe that with the iPhone 6 launch, Apple stock may not see the decline it has historically had after introducing new productsApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is expected to unveil the much-anticipated iPhone 6 at an event on Sept. 9, and analysts...

19.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Windows 9 Enterprise Will Release Without Metro UI [REPORT]

WZOR said that Windows 9 would support 3D mode through UltraHD TVRumors and leaks about Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Windows 9 continue to trickle out ahead of its anticipated preview in September. The latest leaks come from notorious...

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What to expect from Apple this fall

Smart Apple-watcher Horace Dediu, interviewed by Forbes, on what he expects to see from Apple in the next couple of months, plus: what he'd ask Tim Cook if he had the chance.(forbes.com)To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please...

19.8 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft faces Chinese antitrust probe

A Chinese antitrust probe into a Microsoft web browser and media player is the latest of complaints against the...

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Does a $100 Surface 2 price cut mean the end of Windows RT? Not necessarily

Does a $100 price cut on Surface 2 signal the beginning of the end for Windows RT? It's easy to think so but there are few reasons that Microsoft's RT strategy might not be done quite yet. Does a $100 Surface 2 price cut mean the end of...

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Free Spotify hits Windows phone

If use a Windows phone, you can finally get access to free...

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WARNING: Kmart Is Not Giving Facebook Users $1,000 Gift Cards

If Facebook posts promising $200 Nike gift cards are scams, and Facebook posts promising $250 McDonald’s gift cards are scams, then guess what Facebook posts promising $1,000 Kmart gift cards are? (more…) New Career...

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QuickPics Is An iPhone Photo Manager For The Organized Among Us

 For the obsessively organized, sorting and searching through your iPhone photos is a problem still waiting to be solved. Even the forthcoming changes due out in iOS 8, which introduces a “smart” search functionality allowing...

20.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Huawei abandons Windows Phone, says Tizen has 'no chance to be successful'

If Microsoft is going to turn Windows Phone around, it'll have to be without Huawei. The world's third-largest phone maker has decided to stop releasing Windows Phones for now. Richard Yu, the head of Huawei's consumer business group, ...

20.4 hours on pcworld.com

How Expensive Will Apple’s iPhone 6 Be?

Atsushi Tomura/ Getty Images Apple fans have several reasons to look forward to the next-generation iPhone models. According to reports from multiple media outlets, the iPhone 6 will be released in two larger screen sizes of 4.7 inches and 5.5 inches....

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Sexist Memes on Facebook?

There are many FB memes talking about how wonderful mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and sisters are. Despite my apparent addiction to FB, I have yet to see any of these things talking about how wonderful dads, grandfathers, uncles, and brothers are. I...

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Who Will Pay the Most for Your Old iPhone?

It's apple season—that time of year when Apple releases new details on its products, usually including a new iPhone. Where can you get the most value for your old iPhone? ...

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STUDY: How Facebook, Twitter Factored Into Discussions on Government Surveillance

What role did social networks such as Facebook and Twitter play in discussions about Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency’s Prism initiative and government surveillance? Pew Research Center’s Internet & American...

20.8 hours on allfacebook.com

Spotify's Windows Phone app (finally) gets free, ad-supported listening

Spotify just leveled the playing field for Windows Phone users after promising improvements back in May. On Tuesday, Spotify announced that the ad-supported version of Spotify was now available on Microsoft's mobile platform. Before the...

21.2 hours on pcworld.com

LA freezes its iPad program for schools

Los Angeles' grand dreams of putting iPads in schools came into question a month ago, and they've now come to a screeching halt. Superintendent John Deasy has suspended a contract with Apple to both "take advantage of an ever-changing...

21.3 hours on engadget.com

Facebook Inc (FB) CTO Donates 40,000 Shares To Charity

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has donated about $2 billion to various charitable causesFacebook Inc NASDAQ:FB stock has seen intense insider selling activity lately. Senior executives have been unloading shares to reap the benefits of the all-time...

21.5 hours on valuewalk.com

iPhone 6 ‘Phosphorus’ Chip: Barometric Sensor Or Motion Coprocessor

Apple's iPhone 6 may be just a few weeks away from its first public appearance, with various market watchers and tipsters continuing to spread rumorsApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s iPhone 6 might sit on a mysterious “phosphorous”...

21.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Hedge Funds Stock Up On Apple

Hedge funds gobbled up nearly $1 billion in Apple Inc. shares in the second quarter as the company’s stock soared and split. read more ...

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Apple Patents Flexible Display Tech That Turns Screens Into Buttons, Microphones And More

 Apple has a new patent granted by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) that describes various control mechanisms that could be used with flexible displays, to replace components such as physical buttons with more durable and resilient...

23.1 hours on techcrunch.com

FilePane review: Expand the power of drag-and-drop on your Mac

For creative professionals—especially those with work that involves a social media or online content component—FilePane (Mac App Store link) can be a true timesaver thanks to its quick access to various helpful actions via a handy and...

23.8 hours on macworld.com

Google Ranks 3rd in Market Cap Among All U.S. Companies

Google has passed Berkshire Hathaway to become the third largest U.S. company by market...

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In Burger King Deal, Buffett Reunites With 3G Capital

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Warren Buffett is a big admirer of 3G, and his conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, is helping finance Burger King's $11.4 billion takeover of Tim...

Warren Buffett defends Burger King tax flip

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The move is a ‘tax inversion’ because it shifts Burger King’s base out of the US to Canada, where taxes are...

Burger King: Positive Outlook On Possible Merger

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Spotify is now free for Windows Phone users

Spotify has offered free, ad-supported streaming to Android and iOS for months, leaving Windows Phone users what they'd done wrong to be so roundly ignored. Today, it seems, Spotify has finally remembered that they exist, and has announced that...

24.6 hours on engadget.com

China Planning Operating System to Compete With Microsoft, Google and Apple

China is looking to launch its own operating system, an initiative that the government reportedly hopes will make its information systems more secure According to a report in the Xinhua news, Ni Guangnan, of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the...

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China says Microsoft hasn't been fully transparent in anti-monopoly probe

Chinese authorities are claiming that Microsoft has yet to fully comply with the government’s anti-monopoly investigation, and is demanding more information about its media player and Web browser distribution.“Information relating to...

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Chinese antitrust regulator targets Microsoft's web browser, media player

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27.1 hours on reuters.com

China investigates Microsoft over Windows browser bundling

Monopoly abuse probe centres on the same issue that led to massive EU fine a decade ago and stokes fears of Chinese...

27.3 hours on telegraph.co.uk

China's Microsoft Probe Looks at Media Player, Browser

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Microsoft cuts prices for its Surface 2 tablet by $100

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32.9 hours on engadget.com

Algorithm tweaks don’t change the bottom line: Facebook is in charge of what you see

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Can Windows 9 Help Microsoft Win Back Lost Customers?

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33.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft Cuts The Price Of The Surface 2 By $100

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34.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft considering development boards for Windows Phone, RT

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34.3 hours on pcworld.com

Legacy Wars: Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates

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Facebook Reveals Agenda for @Scale 2014

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Peter Lynch Rule At Work With Apple Stock

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iPhone 6 Display Shortage Won’t Impact Release Date [REPORT]

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36.9 hours on valuewalk.com

The NSA's search tool is a Google for the world's communications data

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Apple's run could take a timeout: Pro

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37.2 hours on cnbc.com

Your Facebook Newsfeed Was Flooded With Clickbait Garbage. Then This Happened

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37.6 hours on consumerist.com

Apple vs Google

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37.7 hours on gurufocus.com

Google's app for presentations, Slides, launches on iOS

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37.9 hours on engadget.com

Amazon (Not Google!) Acquires Video Game Streaming Company Twitch For $970 Million

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38.2 hours on consumerist.com

New Apple Inc. Timer Lets Fans Countdown To The Next Event

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You’ll never believe how Facebook plans to fight click-bait

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38.5 hours on pcworld.com

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides for iPhone, iPad updated with Office compatibility

Google updated two of its Google Apps for iOS on Monday while also adding a third new title. Docs and Sheets get the updates that the Android versions gained in June: The ability to open Microsoft Office docs and spreadsheets. Google Slides is new for...

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Facebook fights clickbait articles, you won't believe what happens next

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38.8 hours on engadget.com

VMware jumps on the container bandwagon through deal with Docker, Google, and Pivotal

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Will Apple Drive InvenSense Higher?

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Indigo Calls Google Inc, Facebook Inc Great But Overvalued

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Why Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Remains A 'Buy' At TheStreet

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team rates Microsoft Corp.a aas a "buy" with a ratings score of A-. Shares of Microsoft are up 0.23% to $45.26 on Monday afternoon. TheStreet Ratings team has this to say about their recommendation: ...

39.4 hours on thestreet.com

Apple Will Replace Your Defective iPhone 5 Battery

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39.6 hours on consumerist.com

Facebook Takes Steps Against ‘Click Bait’ Articles

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39.6 hours on nytimes.com

NEWS FEED: Facebook Targets Click-Baiting, Favors Link Format vs. Links in Captions, Status Updates

Facebook’s next steps to improve the content users see in their News Feeds include taking aim at click-baiting headlines in posts from pages and emphasizing links that are shared via the social network’s link format over those...

39.7 hours on allfacebook.com

Slides for iOS completes Google's productivity suite on iOS

Google’s pushing hard into the productivity space on iOS, and continuing to build out its own microecosystem on Apple’s mobile operating system. Earlier this year, the company started to split off functionality from its Google...

39.7 hours on macworld.com

Apple Inc. Could Redesign iPhone 6 Charging Adapter

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39.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook moves to rid its feed of click bait

Facebook will reduce “click-bait” posts of outside links that try to lure users with eye-catching headlines.Headlines such as “You’ll never believe why ...” or “This is the craziest thing ever,” are common on...

39.8 hours on pcworld.com

Facebook Battles Click-Baiting With New Policies

Facebook also wants to improve the format of links shared on users' News FeedsFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) announced some News Feed improvements on its blog today. The social network said it is targeting click-baiting headlines and making it easier for...

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Google Who? Amazon Reportedly Nears $1 Billion Deal for Twitch

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Facebook Asked People About Click-Bait. What Happened Next Will Shock You

Facebook is officially cracking down on click-bait. In a blog post published Monday, research scientist Khalid El-Arini and product specialist Joyce Tang, who both work for the company, wrote that Facebook is working to better identify and downplay...

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Facebook Says It’s Cracking Down On Clickbait

 If you’re tired of headlines declaring that “you’ll never believe what happened next!”, it looks like Facebook feels your pain. The company said in a blog post today that it’s trying to cut back...

40.6 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Brings Native MS Office Editing Features To Its iOS Productivity Apps, Launches Slides For iOS

 Google is closing the loop on bringing support for natively editing Microsoft Office files to all of productivity apps today. The company’s iOS apps for Docs and Sheets are getting a couple of minor new features and design updates...

40.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Hedge Funds Snap Up Actavis, Facebook, Allergan In Q2

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Warning Against the Danger of Criminalizing Provocative Facebook Postings

Weighing in on a case that will significantly impact expression on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks, The Rutherford Institute has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the conviction of a Pennsylvania man who was charged with making unlawful...

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You'll never guess what Facebook clamped down on

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Facebook shifts its algorithm to fight clickbait. Will it kill off Upworthy and Buzzfeed?

Facebook is going after clickbait with its new algorithm changes. That could have a profound impact on the traffic Buzzfeed, Upworthy and their lesser rivals see. Facebook shifts its algorithm to fight clickbait. Will it kill off Upworthy and Buzzfeed?...

41.1 hours on gigaom.com

Facebook To Embarrass Celebs At Emmy’s By Making Them Shake A Big “Facebook Mentions” Tablet

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41.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Why Facebook (FB) Stock Remains A 'Hold' At TheStreet

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team rates Facebook a "hold" with a ratings score of C+. Shares of the social media giantawere gaining 0.5% to $74.94 in midday trading on Monday. About 12.44 million shares of Facebook were traded...

41.3 hours on thestreet.com

Apple event will send stock higher: Pro

The possibility of a new iPhone with a larger screen could be a game changer for Apple's stock, say some...

41.4 hours on cnbc.com

Facebook Takes the Clickbait, Will Rank Sites on Time Spent Instead

Facebook has announced a change to its News Feed that is aimed at minimizing "click-bait," or stories that attract users to click on a story but may not offer much substance. The social network revealed the change in a blog post on Monday,...

41.5 hours on mashable.com

Amazon reportedly ready to snatch Twitch away from Google

Remember that rumored $1 billion deal Google worked out to purchase the internet's most popular game-streaming service? Amazon may be taking it over. According to The Information, folks close to the deal say that Twitch and Amazon are in late...

41.5 hours on engadget.com

Facebook's Increasing Advertising Dominance Makes It a Smart Investment

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Tech Today: Pondering Apple’s Supply Chain, MobileIron Surges, GrubHub Sinks

Here are some things going on today in your world of tech: Shares of MobileIron (MOBL), which makes software to manage mobile devices inside corporate networks, are up 67 cents, or 7.2%, at $10.04, and earlier surged 10%, after Deutsche...

42.2 hours on blogs.barrons.com

VMware Partners With Docker, Pivotal And Google To Bring Container Support To Its Platform

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42.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Will Microsoft (MSFT) Stock React To 40,000 Tablet Sales?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Microsoft Corpa are slightly up 0.17% to $45.23 in afternoon trading as it announced thataRoyal Caribbean Cruises is providing 40,000 crew members with Windows 8.1 tablets. The rolloutais set to begin in...

42.4 hours on thestreet.com

Apple Launches Second iPhone 5 Recall

Apple announced on Friday that it will replace certain iPhone 5 batteries free of...

42.6 hours on 247wallst.com

HOAX: Facebook Messenger Is Not Forwarding Illegal Conversations to the Police

With all of the mostly misguided hysteria about Facebook’s Messenger applications and the user data they request permission to access, satire and entertainment blog Cream Bmp Daily may have concocted the most outlandish tale to date,...

42.6 hours on allfacebook.com

9 food stocks bigger than the Big Mac

On Wall Street the Golden Arches are getting a run for their...

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WARNING: Facebook Does Not Have a ‘Work from Home Program’

Facebook has not launched a program allowing users to work from home and earn “thousands of dollars every month,” and users who fall for the scam face monthly credit-card charges of $94, Hoax-Slayer reported. (more…) New...

43.1 hours on allfacebook.com

Windows 9 Presents Challenges For Microsoft

Will Windows 9 solve the top complaints of Windows 8 users?Windows 9 may be the most-anticipated version of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s operating system in years. Windows 8 did not go over well with desktop users, so everyone who...

43.2 hours on valuewalk.com

PODCAST: Nadella's vision for Microsoft

Hacking into Sony, a new Windows, and Fukushima exports...

43.2 hours on marketplace.org

Apple Off-Balance-Sheet Commitments of $15.4B Hit a High, Says RBC

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43.7 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Update to Facebook Messenger for iOS Prevents Scammers from Forcing iPhones to Place Calls

Facebook is rolling out an update to its Messenger application for iOS to protect users from a vulnerability in the operating system that allowed scammers to force users’ iPhones to automatically place expensive calls. (more…) New...

43.8 hours on allfacebook.com

Why Apple (AAPL) Stock Is Still a 'Buy' at TheStreet

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- TheStreet Ratings team reiterated its "buy" rating for Apple Monday with a ratings score of A+. Shares of the iPhone maker were gaining 0.6% to $101.91. About 15.5 shares of Apple were traded by 10:45 a.m., compared...

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TSM, CRUS Et Al.: Inventory Build Manageable Ahead of iPhone 6, Says Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse chip analysts, led by John Pitzer, this morning advise that chip stocks could have a soft landing this fall despite inventory levels running above normal for this time of the year, given the debut of Apple’s (AAPL)...

44.1 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Above $100: How to Trade the Stock Now?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) crossed the $100 (split adjusted) mark recently and now trades comfortably above it. A lot of people had their eyes set on Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) crossing the $100 mark, now that the stock has done so, should one book...

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Conjecture regarding larger iPhone displays

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44.3 hours on macworld.com

Mike Schroepfer Donates Facebook Shares; David Wehner, Susan Desmond-Hellmann Sell Some

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Why Won't Apple Hire Me?

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44.4 hours on foreignpolicy.com

MobileIron Surges 10%: BlackBerry May Get Ditched with Apple’s iOS 8

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44.6 hours on blogs.barrons.com

Apple launches free iPhone 5 battery replacement program for defective units

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44.7 hours on macworld.com

Huawei exec: Tizen has no chance, Windows Phone success is difficult

Huawei has taken over the no. 3 smartphone sales spot in the world and has no plans to changes its strategy of using Google Android. Windows Phone hasn't been profitable for the company which also sees Samsung's Tizen play a lost cause. Huawei...

44.8 hours on gigaom.com

Samsung, Micron May See DRAM Price Lift as iPhone 6 Crunches Supply Chain

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44.8 hours on blogs.barrons.com

How WhatsApp Will Help Make Facebook Money

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- WhatsApp may have surpassed 600 million monthly active users but the world's largest messaging app is just beginning to monetize, as it seeks to move beyond the traditional SMS (standard messaging service) market. Now...

45 hours on thestreet.com

How to view desktop versions of websites on an iPhone

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45.3 hours on macworld.com

Microsoft cuts Surface 2 prices by $100

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45.5 hours on pcworld.com

Comic: A history of Apple mice, part one

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45.8 hours on macworld.com

Facebook Inc Tops App World. But Google Inc Apps Still Dominate

Facebook's app is comfortably sitting on the top of the charts in the U.S., overpowering giants like Google, Yahoo, Apple and others.Facebook Inc NASDAQ:FB’s app has the highest number of smartphone users in the United...

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Apple Now Worth $100 Billion More Than GE and Walmart Combined

Apple's market cap is now worth $100 billion more than those of GE and Walmart...

46.4 hours on 247wallst.com

Bernstein’s “Imaginary Interview” With Google’s Larry Page

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46.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Inc. CEO: Is Tim Cook Better Than Steve Jobs?

Tim Cook’s capability to take forward Apple's success story was questioned by experts three-years back, but now the CEO appears confident on his acqui-innovation strategy.Tim Cook took the reins of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) three years ago on...

46.7 hours on valuewalk.com

The 'iPhone 6' Could Be A Whole Lot More Expensive

Here's one reality about the new iPhone that Apple fans might not be so excited about: It might be the priciest iPhone yet. Many expect the so-called iPhone 6 to be a complete overhaul of the 5S, packed with several new features that could push...

46.8 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Remedy Bets That Google Glass Will Find Its Sweet Spot In The Medical Industry

 While Google Glass has generated a healthy debate over privacy, etiquette and whether the device will ever gain broader acceptance in society, there are some obvious specialty use cases for Glass. Remedy, a startup founded by two sisters who...

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How would you change Google Glass (Explorer Edition)?

It's always tough asking for people's opinions on a device when so few instances of the hardware are available. Even a year after its release, getting hold of Google Glass (Explorer Edition) is a long and expensive process that few outside of...

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Samsung Nominates Apple’s iPhone 5S for Ice Bucket Challenge

Samsung has turned the growing popularity of the Ice Bucket Challenge into an opportunity to highlight one of the Galaxy S5 features that the iPhone 5S is lacking. In case you have been away from Twitter and most other social media platforms over the...

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App security flaw makes your iPhone call without asking

If you're an iPhone user, you may want to be cautious about opening messages that contain phone numbers in the near future; they may cost you a lot of money. Developer Andrei Neculaesei notes that maliciously coded links in some apps will abuse...

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Check Facebook Messages Without The Messenger App (FB)

There's a simple workaround method if you prefer not to install the separate Facebook Messenger appChange is inevitable, especially if it is for mobile users like you and me. If you’re a Facebook NASDAQ:FB user, then by now you must have...

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China To Launch OS, Challenge Microsoft And Google

In what is likely to become a major challenge to Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) Windows and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) Android, China will release its own operating system. According to the Xinhua news...

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Android Eating Into Apple's Pie

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HTC One M8 for Windows, 'Halo 2: Anniversary' and other stories you might've missed

This week, we got our hands on the HTC One M8 for Windows, anticipated the release of Halo 2: Anniversary, learned about monkey selfie rights, investigated issues with Secret's anonymity and more! Read on for Engadget's news highlights from...

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Apple’s iWatch Arrival: Will It Be Sooner or Later?

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Apple May Give You A New iPhone Battery For Free

Is your Kim Kardashian game draining your iPhone battery too quickly? You may be eligible for a replacement from Apple. In a post on its website, the company announced that it will replace the battery packs for free in some phones sold between September...

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Researchers Develop Transparent Solar Concentrator That Could Cover Windows, Electronics

Scientists at the University of Michigan announced this week the creation of a “transparent luminescent solar concentrator” that could turn windows and even cellphone screens into solar-power generators. This technology could mean that one...

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Windows 9 Leaks Are Building Steam

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Microsoft’s $29 Billion Tax Dodge

Microsoft Corp. is currently sitting on almost $29.6 billion it would owe in U.S. taxes if it repatriated the $92.9 billion of earnings it is keeping offshore, according to disclosures in the company’s most recent annual filings with the...

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Apple CarPlay in Trouble

When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced its in-car operating system, CarPlay, in March at the Geneva Motor Show, the company also announced partners like Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, and Volvo....

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iOS 8 Reveals iPhone 6 Resolution – But Will It Be Delayed?

While we know a little more about the hugely anticipated iPhone 6...we may not see it emerge as soon as hopedThe clock is ticking down the days, hours and minutes until Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveils its latest flagship smartphone the iPhone 6. Apple...

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For Apple Consumers, the iPhone Thrill Is Gone

PORTLAND, Ore. (TheStreet) --aThe Applea iPhone 6 gets its big announcement next month. Great. Oh, investors will be jumping up and down, no doubt, and first week sales and shipment numbers will be coursing through the media bloodlines. But as a...

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The Complex Tax Measures Microsoft Uses To Avoid $2.4 Billion In Taxes

Quite old now, still interesting: The Complex Tax Measures Microsoft Uses To Avoid $2.4 Billion In Taxes - http://t.co/IamjMB1KuU — Risk...

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Four Ways Tim Cook Has Changed Apple

Victor Luckerson, TIMECook has proved his doubters wrong. This week, he got quite the anniversary gift when Apple’s stock reached an all-time high, largely because of strong recent earnings reports and anticipation of the iPhone 6, rumored...

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Facebook to debut 'Mentions Box' at Emmys

Celebrities will shake the device the way they would a Magic 8-Ball and then answer a question using the video...

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Report: Amazon Preparing to Tackle Google AdWords

Not content with simply leading the realm of ecommerce, Amazon is reportedly set to significantly expand its own online advertising business, challenging Google's long-held position as the top ad network in the United States According to a report in...

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Google's modular phone gets cheaper thanks to a new processor

One of the biggest challenges behind Google's modular Project Ara phone platform has been getting processors to play nicely with the technology. How do you let someone swap out the very heart of their device as easily as they would a memory card?...

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Apple Offers To Replace iPhone 5 Batteries For Free

The iPhone 5 was also affected by faulty power button in April this yearOn Friday, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced a free battery replacement program for iPhone 5. The tech giant said it would replace the batteries of select iPhone 5 units, free...

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What happens when you leave Google?

It's the multibillion-pound monolith you'd be mad to walk away from - but a growing number of Google's UK alumni are now forging their own...

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Google Fiber Is Fast, but Is It Fair?

Google's effort to provide faster Internet speeds at lower cost is changing how next-generation broadband is rolled out—while stirring debate about the "digital...

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Unlocked iPhone 6 Coming To China Telecom [REPORT]

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Windows 9 Rumors Ahead Of Its September Release

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Amazon plans to expand its small online ad delivery business enough to take on Google’s AdWords, according to a Wall Street Journal report.The company is developing a platform for delivering ads both on its own properties and other sites,...

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Amazon aims to challenge Google's dominance of the online ad market, developing its own software for placing ads online that could leverage its knowledge of Web...

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Microsoft's FCC filing hints at a Chromecast rival called Miracast dongle

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