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Jolla’s Open Source iPad Alternative Raises More Than $1M In Two Days’ Crowdfunding

 Late last week Finnish mobile startup Jolla launched a crowdfunding campaign for a tablet running its open source Sailfish OS, smashing past its initial funding goal of $380,000 in a couple of hours. It has since pushed past the $1 million...

36 minutes on techcrunch.com

Whatever happens to Google Glass, it's been a boon to smart glasses

Wearable technology took a hit this past week after many began proclaiming the apparent demise of Google Glass. Once the "hot new thing," Glass has had a tough time ever since Reuters reported many developers had stopped building software for...

9.4 hours on mashable.com

5 Apple Watch Revelations from Apple’s New WatchKit

Source: Apple.com Apple recently announced the availability of WatchKit for developers to begin creating third-party apps, glances, and notifications for the smartwatch before it hits the market in 2015. A 28-minute video on the WatchKit site gives...

12.3 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Google’s Nexus 6 Might Be Too Big For Right Now, But Right-Sized For The Future

 As Greg Kumparak noted in the TechCrunch review of the Nexus 6, the phone is very large. Too large, in fact, for most humans. Back when it was just a rumor that Google would be picking Motorola to provide the Nexus 6 hardware, and that it would...

12.5 hours on techcrunch.com

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13.4 hours on feedyes.com

Intuiting Large Numbers: A Facebook Exchange

I recently had an interesting exchange with a FaceBook friend, a reasonable person with political views very different from mine. He posted something to the effect that he didn't think a free market society could produce a middle class, and...

14.7 hours on daviddfriedman.blogspot.com

Microsoft turns to robotic security guards to watch for trouble

OK, so the robot apocalypse probably won’t happen any time soon, but the new robot sentries guarding Microsoft’s Silicon Valley campus seem like something straight out of a futuristic sci-fi movie.According to ExtremeTech, each of the K5...

15.5 hours on pcworld.com

The Week in iPad Cases: Extra storage, ultra rugged, and everything in between

Extra storage, ultra rugged, and everything in betweenThis week's roundup of new iPad cases comes with a collection of great options for those who want ruggedized protection—and a few classic alternatives for everyday use.EncaseThe...

16.4 hours on macworld.com

Why This Apple Supplier is a Good Buy

By JuhiKulkarni. Read more » »Related Stocks: RFMD, AAPL,...

16.9 hours on gurufocus.com

Virtual 'Mean Girls': Cortana rips into Siri in new Microsoft ad

When two virtual assistants engage in a Mean Girls-style battle over features, it means we're officially living in the future Microsoft unleashed its latest promotional salvo against Apple on Friday with an ad highlighting the features of Cortana,...

17.6 hours on mashable.com

European Parliament Call for the Breakup of Google

The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, reports FT. A draft motion seen by the FT says that “unbundling [of] search engines from other commercial services” should be considered as a potential solution to...

18.4 hours on economicpolicyjournal.com

Best Black Friday Deals On iPhone 6, iPad Air 2

Both Apple tablets and smartphones will be available at a premium during this key consumer eventWith Black Friday now on the horizon, consumers all over the United States will be gearing up to find bargains on this day devoted to a shopping bonanza....

20.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Black Friday Deals on Apple: Where to Find the Best

SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images Planning on buying a new iPhone or other Apple product before the holidays this year? If you are, you may want to wait just a little while longer. Black Friday, the traditional start to the holiday shopping season for...

20.6 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Windows 10 Build 9888 With Kernel Version 10.0 Spotted

Microsoft unveiled a new feature on Thursday that will put it squarely against AppleA new version of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Windows 10 OS has been spotted. Windows 10 build 9888 was initially reported by AngelWZR, and spotted...

21.1 hours on valuewalk.com

iPhone 6 May Dampen Retailers’ Christmas Joy

Canaccord Genuity analysts think so many consumers may buy an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus this year that Apple Inc. will take a sizeable bite out of Christmas retail sales Analysts have been harping on how many iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones Apple Inc....

21.5 hours on valuewalk.com

iPhone 7, Galaxy S6, Note 5 – The Best Smartphones Of 2015

All of the big players in the mobile marketplace will be souping-up their flagship devices in 2015As 2014 draws to a close and the holiday season is once more on the horizon, the most important mobile releases of the year are already in the public...

21.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Mobile recap: Nokia N1 tablet; Nexus 6 updated; Apple Watch apps

Nokia surprised with a new Intel Atom powered tablet running Android 5.0 this week while Google updated its Lollipop flagship software and Apple debuted the first beta SDK for WatchKit...

21.9 hours on search.gigaom.com

Half of All Americans Watched a Video From Google in October

In October, Google videos drew a total of more than 162 million unique desktop PC viewers in the United States, according to...

21.9 hours on 247wallst.com

5 simple ways to organize your Google Drive

Google Drive is like your closet — you stash all your stuff there, but it's not exactly organized The storage service lets users save files like documents, forms and photos. Depending on your storage space, you have a lot of room to play...

22.8 hours on mashable.com

From IBM to Google, the birth of company culture

Think Google and Twitter were the first companies to have insane perks? Think...

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

Apple, Tesla Stock Bad For Millenials

Millenials usually want to invest in popular companies like Apple Inc. or Tesla Motors Inc, but an expert says those types of stocks often aren't priced rightApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) are two of the hottest...

22.9 hours on valuewalk.com

A broken Watch: This Apple Watch reporting isn't even right twice a day

The Macalope is sure there are kinds of reporting that Business Insider is good at. He’s drawing a complete blank on what they might be, but they probably exist. Right? Farm production reporting? Cat up a tree? Dog bites man? Dog bites man...

23.9 hours on macworld.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Exec Sells Stock As Some Say Shares Will Soar

Facebook Inc stock has already been performing very well, but the company has the potential for significant growth going forward if recent initiatives pay offFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer revealed in a regulatory...

24.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Google's Chromecast works better with Chromebooks, looks better with NASA

After a few months of testing, the feature that allows Chrome OS users to stream videos from Google Drive storage -- like the free 1TB allotted to new owners -- to a Chromecast is now available to (almost) everyone. An update on the stable...

27.3 hours on engadget.com

Logitech's Case+ takes your iPhone 5S to the next level

Bill Gates was wrong: The computerized hub for our lives isn’t the PC. The smartphone is Don’t be too hard on the guy...he was only half wrong. The smartphone is still a computer, and a very personal one at that. And as they get more...

30.7 hours on mashable.com

NYT Abandons Distinction Between News and Editorial Page to Push Trade Deal

Some people at the New York Times apparently feels so strongly about pushing the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Pact (TTIP) that it is prepared to abandon the longstanding separation between the news and editorial pages. A news article reporting on...

31 hours on cepr.net

You can finally watch Microsoft's 'E.T.' documentary on Xbox

What a long, strange trip it's been. Microsoft's effort to document the excavation of all those fabled E.T. The Extraterrestrial game cartridges from a New Mexico landfill -- and Atari's downfall -- is finally watchable on Xbox Video. As...

31.9 hours on engadget.com

Glass-in-Big Mac case: Worker awarded $437K

A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a...

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

Netflix scoops up Tina Fey's 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'

Netflix has scooped up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, a Tina Fey and Robert Carlock collaboration that was supposed to run on NBC — until NBC's "drama-heavy mid-season schedule" got in the way The new comedy produced by Universal...

34.5 hours on mashable.com

Why is Microsoft updating Windows PCs for a security bug on the server?

When Microsoft released a critical update for multiple versions of Windows Server this month, it also pushed out a fix for several releases of the Windows client OS, including even the technical preview for Windows 10.It was critical to get the patch...

34.5 hours on pcworld.com

Apple's $450 million e-books settlement gets final approval

The amount still depends on Apple losing an appeal on another...

34.8 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Underperforms Ahead of Turkey Day, Says Citi

Just in case you thought of buying shares of Apple (AAPL) next week, Citigroup‘s Jim Suva this afternoon arrived with some words to consider: Apple stock tends to underperform the Standard & Poor’s 500 and the Nasdaq...

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Engadget Daily: Google's EU antitrust battle, Amazon's Fire HD 6, and more!

Google's been wrestling with the European Union over antitrust issues for a long while now. Today, though, Parliament says it's come up with a possible solution: severing search from the rest of Google. Read on for the rest of our news...

35.3 hours on engadget.com

Judge Approves $450 Million Settlement in Apple E-Book Case

A deal in the antitrust case would give consumers $400 million in cash and e-book credits, and lawyers $50.million. But an appeal is still...

35.4 hours on nytimes.com

European Critics Envision Google's 'Unbundling'

Some European legislators, with German government backing, are preparing a draft resolution calling for the breakup of Google, adding pressure on the EU’s new competition chief to proceed...

35.5 hours on online.wsj.com

Tina Fey's new show 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt' moves from NBC to Netflix

Last year, NBC announced it would be home to a new show produced by Tina Fey (30 Rock, SNL) and starring Ellie Kemper (The Office), but now that show's going straight to Netflix. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will premiere across all of...

36.3 hours on engadget.com

The Week in iPhone Cases: American flags, Adidas, leather pouches, and more

Flags, pockets, and pouchesThis week's roundup of new iPhone cases features patriotic themes and elegant leather solutions for your favorite handset.Fine Art AmericaThe Washington Crossing (all iPhone models; $40) immortalizes painter Emanuel...

36.6 hours on macworld.com

Your Facebook App Is Quietly Clogging Up Your iPhone

We discovered that the Facebook app for the iPhone is taking up way too much space on your phone. The video above explains in much more depth and tells you how to solve the problem, but it's still annoying. Produced by Matthew Stuart. Special thanks...

37.3 hours on businessinsider.com

Apple’s $450M plan to settle ebook price-fixing gets green light

Apple could begin paying out $400 million worth of cash and ebook credits by the end of the year, after a federal judge approved an unusual deal related to an...

37.3 hours on search.gigaom.com

Google Maps offers more info about destinations and alternate routes

Earlier this month, Google Maps for Android received the requisite Material Design update and tacked on in-app restaurant reservations for good measure (in the US). A new version is rolling out, and with it comes some handy features to lend a...

37.6 hours on engadget.com

Reports: EU taking first step towards breaking up Google

Members of the European Parliament are readying a motion calling for the break-up of Google, by separating its search engine functionality from other commercial services, according to news reports.A draft resolution calling for the break-up should be...

37.8 hours on pcworld.com

Market News: Microsoft, Qihoo 360, Fairway Group

The ECB plans to broaden its policy to raise the inflation rate in the region faster while China reduced its interest ratesThe stock markets in the United States rallied to all-time highs driven by th... ...

38 hours on valuewalk.com

Pay GOOGLE to get rid of web ads...

Pay GOOGLE to get rid of web ads...(Third column, 24th story, link) ...

38.3 hours on drudgereportfeed.com

Facebook’s Atlas Ad Platform Gives Coastal Contacts Better Vision of Its Customers

An eyewear retailer took a close look at Facebook’s revamped Atlas ad platform and liked what it saw, as Coastal Contacts used the platform’s people-based measurement to gain a more clear picture of the connection between its...

39 hours on allfacebook.com

Google faces break-up call from EU

MEPs will reportedly back a motion that would put pressure on the European Commisison to consider a formal separation of Google's search engine from its other...

39 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Statshot: Demographics, Heart Disease and iPhone Games

This week in Statshot, demographics, heart disease and iPhone games. ...

39 hours on blogs.wsj.com

European Parliament expected to push Google to break itself up

Google's been caught up in an antitrust tango with the European Union for years, and since the EU hasn't been thrilled with the search giant's attempted concessions, there might be an extreme new option on the table. According to a report...

39.2 hours on engadget.com

European parliament may propose search services split in threat to Google

(Reuters) - The European Parliament is preparing to call on regulators to consider splitting Internet search from other commercial services, according to a draft motion seen by Reuters, escalating a longstanding effort to curtail Google Inc's...

39.2 hours on reuters.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Netflix Inc. (NFLX), Baidu Inc (ADR) (BIDU): Philippe Laffont’s Coatue Management Continues to Bet Big on Big Tech

As we continue to go through major institutional investors’ 13F filings for the third quarter, we took a look at Philippe Laffont’s Coatue Management’s. Between July and September, the fund started 11 new positions, increased its stakes...

39.5 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple $450 million e-book settlement gets final court approval

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc's agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices. ...

39.7 hours on reuters.com

Apple $450 Million E-book Settlement Gets Final Court Approval

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday gave final approval to Apple Inc's agreement to pay $450 million to resolve claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.During a hearing in Manhattan, U.S....

39.7 hours on businessinsider.com

Micrcosoft is adding Google Drive-style chat to Office Online apps

If you enjoy the handy chat feature inside shared docs on Google Drive, it appears Microsoft is adding the feature to its web-based productivity suite as well. According WinSuperSite, Office Online is getting those sidebar convos in the coming...

39.7 hours on engadget.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Trillion Dollar Target Is All Speculation Ahead of Two Quarters: Henry Blodget

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) the world’s most valuable company with a market cap of $683 billion might not have enough fuel to land itself on the trillion dollar mark. On CNBC, Henry Blodget, who is the editor in chief & CEO of Business...

40 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google offers 1TB of Drive for Chromebooks, continuing its storage war with Microsoft

Google said Friday that it will offer new Chromebook buyers a free terabyte of Google Drive storage for two years, which at present rates would be worth almost $240.On the surface, there’s really nothing more to it, other than the offer's...

40.3 hours on pcworld.com

Google Inc Reaches Patent Litigation Settlement With Rockstar

Google inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) has finally reached a settlement with Rockstar’s patent consortium, however, the details surrounding the settlement have yet to be revealed. Rockstar (which actually counts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)...

40.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as Wi-Fi issues persist

Apple has come out with a second beta of Mac OS X Yosemite for developers, but it’s not clear whether this latest build will address the Wi-Fi problems that continue to affect an undetermined but apparently substantial number of users. With...

40.4 hours on macworld.com

Square CEO Says Company Will Accept All Forms Of Payment, Even Apple Pay

While Walmart and other major retailers are deliberately holding off on accepting Apple Pay because they are developing a competing mobile payment system, there are plenty of small businesses who want to offer Apple Pay but don’t want to...

40.5 hours on consumerist.com

EU pushes Google break-up call

The European parliament is poised to call for a break-up of Google, the Financial Times...

40.6 hours on cnbc.com

European Parliament reportedly wants Google to be broken up

The Parliament is, according to the Financial Times, poised to call on the European Commission to separate Google's core search business from its other...

40.7 hours on search.gigaom.com

Microsoft Corporation Initiated with Underperform: Jefferies

Jefferies analysts believed that the issues confronting Microsoft are more related to challenging fundamentalsAnalysts at Jefferies initiated coverage on the shares of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) with an Underperform rating and a price target of...

40.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Jack Dorsey says Square will begin accepting Apple Pay in 2015

Speaking to CNN on Friday, Square founder and CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed Square would begin supporting Apple Pay and other near-field communications (NFC)-based payments systems in some form in...

41.1 hours on search.gigaom.com

Apple Inc. To Xiaomi: It Is Easier To Say Than To Do

At a recent event, Xiaomi's CEO claimed that his company could be number one in five to ten years, to which Apple replied aptlyApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was challenged by Xiaomi CEO and founder Lei Jun, who said that his company could be the number...

41.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple patent application describes a networked smoke detector

On Thursday, the United States patent office published a patent application from Apple describing a system where a smoke detector pushes a notification to a mobile device, like an...

41.2 hours on search.gigaom.com

Apple’s iPhone Could Be Your Next Smoke Detector

Source: USPTO.gov While the first mobile phones were primarily intended for making phone calls, the devices eventually evolved into users’ default digital cameras, media players, and Internet browsers as more and more features were added to the...

41.4 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Apple delivers another Yosemite beta as WiFi issues persist

Apple has come out with a second beta of Mac OS X Yosemite for developers, but it’s not clear whether this latest build will address the WiFi problems that continue to affect an undetermined but apparently substantial number of users.With this...

41.6 hours on pcworld.com

McDonald’s Worker Accused Of Sticking Glass In Cop’s Big Mac In 2005 Wins $437K

(SarahSphar)It’s the end of a long story that started back in 2005, when a New York City police officer said he bit into shards of glass in his Big Mac after picking up food from the drive-thru a McDonald’s in the Bronx. An...

41.9 hours on consumerist.com

Apple Inc. and Google Inc Under Scrutiny For Being Too Secure

Apple and Google face scrutiny from government officials over encrypted securityApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) are two of the biggest tech companies in the world, and so it is not surprising that security is a top...

42.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Google is giving away 1TB of free Drive space with new Chromebooks

Google really, really wants you to pick up a Chromebook this holiday, and it's sweetening the deal to make sure a Chrome OS-powered laptop is on your gift list. The company is now offering 1TB of free Google Drive space to anyone who buys...

42.9 hours on engadget.com

Google offers 1 TB of Drive storage with Chromebooks this holiday

If you were looking for another reason to buy a Chromebook, Google just provided a big one: The company is boosting the included Google Drive storage capacity by a factor of...

42.9 hours on search.gigaom.com

Facebook's $2 Billion Oculus play still a virtual reality

Months after Facebook Inc. closed its purchase of virtual reality startup Oculus VR Inc., there is little tangible evidence, at least to outsiders, of what exactly Mark Zuckerberg got for $2 billion. While Oculus sells a developers kit with a...

43 hours on thestreet.com

Google Keep and Slidebean add sharing

Two apps that I use frequently -- Google Keep and Slidebean -- have recently added sharing options, making them immensely more useful. Google Keep Google Keep is a small and...

43 hours on search.gigaom.com

Max Schrems, Europe Versus Facebook Take Aim at Safe Harbor Agreement Between U.S., EU

Austrian law student Max Schrems and his Europe Versus Facebook group have been a thorn in Facebook’s side since challenging the social network’s privacy policies in 2011, and they are now going after bigger game: Safe Harbor,...

43.4 hours on allfacebook.com

Sephora Rolls Out Apple Pay In All Bay Area And Manhattan Locations

 Sephora has announced the adoption of Apple Pay for all Bay Area and Manhattan stores, starting today. Over 70 percent of Sephora’s in-store customers are also iPhone owners, according to internal company research. But Sephora had to...

43.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Mike Schroepfer Exercises RSUs, Sells Facebook Shares

Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer reported in a Form 4 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday that he exercised 20,000 restricted stock units and immediately sold the 20,000 class-A shares of...

44.2 hours on allfacebook.com

Google's internet balloons can stay aloft for 100 days thanks to fluffy socks

While some high profile Google projects (*cough Glass*) have been withering on the vine, Project Loon is a bright spot and even has a carrier partner. Mountain View says it can now autofill the internet-enabling, weather-tracking balloons in...

44.3 hours on engadget.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Hiring To Build Its Drone Team

Facebook wishes to provide internet all across the world, so it is building a team to assist in the development of dronesFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is looking for efficient and skilled workers for a team that will work on building drones and other...

44.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Google's LTE-enabled balloons take 5 minutes to inflate, can last 100 days

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's..Google The search giant shared some new details on Project Loon, the company’s network of LTE-enabled balloons that deliver Internet access to connect people in rural and remote areas The...

44.5 hours on mashable.com

Check again: Apple says iPhone 6 Plus is in stock in more places

Since about an hour since the iPhone 6 Plus first went on pre-order online, it's apparently been in short supply. But now, Apple's website now lists the 16GB iPhone 6...

44.7 hours on search.gigaom.com

Google New Tool Block Ads For A Monthly Fee

Google Inc launched a service called Contributor, which charges users a nominal fee to allow them ad-free viewing of their favorite websitesGoogle Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) appears to have found an easy solution for a complicated issue with its...

44.9 hours on valuewalk.com

David Winters Reduces Position in Google in Q3

By Sheila Dang. Read more » »Check out David Winters Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of David Winters (Updated on 11/20/2014)Related Stocks: LO, FUL, UNP, BEN, MA, GOOG,...

45 hours on gurufocus.com

iPhone 6 Plus Sales Strongest In Asia; Low In Western Countries

South Korea was the only Asian country surveyed where the iPhone 6 Plus adoption was less than 35%Ever since Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) launched the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in September, the 4.7-inch model has been outselling its bigger sibling around...

45.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Wearable technology like Google Glass is tipped to become a multi-billion pound industry - but is it a good fit for investors?

Wearable technology and virtual reality are estimated to be worth £17bn and big companies such as Apple, Facebook, Sony and Samsung have big stakes in the emerging...

45.2 hours on dailymail.co.uk

Will Microsoft (MSFT) Stock React Today to This Analyst Action?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jefferies initiated coverage of Microsoft Corp. with an "underperform" rating and a price target of $40. "The more things change, the more they stay the same," for the...

45.4 hours on thestreet.com

SMALL CAP MOVERS: Better news for Piers Linney as his Outsourcery recovers with Microsoft deal 

The firm has been named as one of a handful of firms in the UK that will be able to bill, manage and support Office 365. Elsewhere, shares in Fitbug continue to rocket and Quindell was back up at...

45.5 hours on dailymail.co.uk

Ads got you down? With Google Contributor you can pay to remove them

Crowdfunding, tip jars, donations, Google Contributor: With so many ways to toss a few bucks into a tip jar, why not your favorite websites?Part subscription, part gratuity, Google is now testing a program called Google Contributor, where users can...

46.5 hours on pcworld.com

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Best Buy, Caterpillar, EMC, JetBlue, Intel, Microsoft and More

Friday's top analyst upgrades, downgrades and initiations include Amazon.com, Best Buy, Caterpillar, EMC, JetBlue, Intel and...

46.5 hours on 247wallst.com

Amazon tweaks AppStream to ease Windows app streaming

Amazon Web Services updated its AppStream service so developers can set up Windows apps to stream to mobile devices with less...

46.6 hours on search.gigaom.com

Apple Inc. PT Upped Again, This Time On iPhone 6 Demand

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has received a couple of key price target increases this week, one from Morgan Stanley analysts because they think Wall Street is underestimating demand for the Apple Watch. The other increase comes from Piper Jaffray analyst...

46.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Facebook Inc (FB) Gets Obama’s Endorsement For Breaking News

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) is not just on the verge of being a news site, it has become one. On Fox Business, Stuart Varney discussed the new direction that the owner of the largest social media platform is taking, with MediaBuzz host, Howard...

47 hours on insidermonkey.com

China More Open To Google Inc (GOOGL) App Store, Apple Inc. (AAPL) Aims For Clarity: Sascha Segan

China may now be more open to Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s App Store while Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) aims for clarity after being pushed by the European Union, Sascha Segan of PCMag discussed in an interview on CNBC. The comments from the PCMag lead...

47.1 hours on insidermonkey.com

Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing artwork, shuffling iTunes 12, and gifting movies

It’s time for a grab-bag column. Some of this week’s questions deal with iTunes 12: What do you do when album art disappears? How do you mark TV shows as watched? And how do you play music in shuffle mode in iTunes 12? I also look at a...

2 days on macworld.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Still Has Plenty Of Room To Grow

Apple is the most heavily owned tech stock among the top 100 institutional investors Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) shares have skyrocketed more than 58% in the last 12 months. The stock gained 1.78% to $116.71 on Thursday. Despite the stock reaching a...

2 days on valuewalk.com

iPhone 6 Outsells iPhone 6 Plus by Wide Margin

According to new research, people would rather have the traditionally sized iPhone 6 than the larger iPhone 6...

2 days on 247wallst.com

Living with Microsoft Band, the activity tracker that tries to do everything

Last night, I slept six hours and three minutes with 97 percent efficiency, according to the Microsoft Band. I spent a bit more than three hours of that in “restful” sleep, briefly waking up three times.  I have very little idea of...

2 days on pcworld.com

Blinkbox brings offline movie and TV streaming to the iPad

Unlike mobile books and games, video streaming is completely dependent on an internet connection. That's fine when you're at home, but if you're on your way to work or generally on the move, viewing your favourite movies and TV shows can...

2 days on engadget.com

This Is What A 24K Gold iPad Air 2 Looks Like

 Quick! If you had to guess what an iPad Air 2 decked out in 24K gold looked like, what would you say? If your answer was “ridiculously kitschy” — congratulations! You’re correct. (We’d also...

2 days on techcrunch.com

Why Retailers Are Wrong About Apple Pay

Iain Murray, CNBCThere's a war going on for your wallet. Around the world, the credit and debit cards we use every day are under threat from a combination of regulators and aggrieved merchants. At stake is the near-universal acceptance of credit...

2 days on realclearmarkets.com

Will iPhone 6 Ruin Retailers' Christmas?

Brett Arends, MarketWatchIs there a Grinch lurking in the hills high above Whoville? There may be: A Grinch in the shape of a giant...

2 days on realclearmarkets.com

Google, Rockstar reach deal to settle lawsuit over Nortel patents

Google has agreed to settle a patent lawsuit brought by Rockstar, a patent company that had earlier acquired a trove of patents from Nortel Networks.In a filing in a Texas federal court, Rockstar said a binding term sheet had been executed that...

2 days on pcworld.com

Microsoft's Black Friday offers include $150 off Surface Pro 3

As Black Friday inches closer, Microsoft has announced some pretty sweet deals that will be available from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28. Black Friday can drive everyone a bit crazy, so by researching early you can spare yourself some panic on the day. If you use...

2 days on mashable.com

Droid Turbo Review

I am extremely happy with my Droid Turbo phone on Verizon.  A few notes for those thinking about buying a phone: Why Android over iPhone I have been an iPhone guy through 2 generations of phones, and still love my iPad.  But I am exhausted...

2 days on coyoteblog.com

iPhone 6 outselling bigger cousin: Report

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus has been well received, but its smaller-screened cousin is far outperforming in terms of sales, according to new...

2 days on cnbc.com

Google cuts a deal over old Nortel Networks patents

Remember the Rockstar Consortium? The group was formed by a handful of tech giants (including Apple, Microsoft, Ericsson and Sony) to buy a treasure trove of patents and promptly sue both Google and some Android partners, which promised one of...

2 days on engadget.com

Apple a good buy into year-end?

The "Fast Money" traders debate whether Apple is a good bet into...

2 days on cnbc.com

3 Things Marketers Need to Know About the Upcoming Changes to Facebook's News Feed

1. It's Good for the Typical Person on Facebook, So It Ultimately Serves Brands and Publishers Last week, Facebook announced that it would begin de-prioritizing overly promotional page posts in News Feeds beginning January 2015. First -...

2 days on huffingtonpost.com

There's finally a way to sync your Fitbit data with Apple Health

Fitbit famously made the decision not to integrate with Apple's Health platform, but there's good news for users: It's now possible to get the wearable's data synced up with the hub A new app called Sync Solver for Fitbit —...

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Facebook shuttle drivers give unions toehold in Silicon Valley

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Apple ends patent war on Android, deal suggests

Apple has decided to end a bitter legal war against Google and Android phone makers, and to turn away from patent tactics that have cost the smartphone industry billions of...

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Lesbian couple disparaged on Google Maps

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Apple Inc. Price Target Upped On Smartwatch Estimates

Morgan Stanley analysts estimate that 10% of those with an iPhone 5 or newer will buy an Apple WatchWall Street may be underestimating demand for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s smartwatch, according to Morgan Stanley analysts. As a result, they...

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Firefox Says Goodbye to Google, Hello to Yahoo

Yahoo's policies fall in line with Mozilla's "do not track"...

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Facebook Among New Holdings in Steve Mandel's Portfolio

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Apple Inc. (AAPL), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA): Are Hedge Funds Dumping One Stock for Another?

Are investors switching from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) to Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA)? Our data shows that this is a possibility and in this way, Alibaba has a chance to climb several positions and be one of the top most popular stocks...

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Google Cardboard app immerses you in a Paul McCartney concert

Google took the VR world by surprise when it introduced its $20 DIY headset, Cardboard. Still, to this day, there's only so much anyone can do with it. Thankfully, there are third-party developers like Jaunt, which recently created a virtual...

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Google appears poised to open an app store in China

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Google: Street Shrugs Over Loss of Firefox Position

Shares of Google (GOOGL) are down $4.39, or 0.8%, at $542.81, after open-source software entity Mozilla yesterday said it would replace Google’s search service with Yahoo! (YHOO) in the popular Firefox Web browser for users...

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Google’s New “Contributor” Feature Lets You Pay Sites In Exchange For No Ads

Users who support sites through Google Contributor will see blocked-out boxes instead of ads when they visit participating sites.Taking a cue from the world of smartphone apps, where users can either get a free version that includes ads or pay a premium...

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Google's Contributor lets you crowdfund sites instead of seeing their ads

Banners, takeovers, pop-unders, interstitials -- there's no understating how important/valuable they are financially, but ads are still basically the bane of the modern internet. That's why it's a little heartening to see Google, a...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL), Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), eBay Inc (EBAY): David Shaw is Betting on Big Tech Stocks

David Shaw‘s D.E. Shaw is one of the largest hedge funds in the world with more than $67 billion in Assets Under Management. Based in New York, the firm employs systematic and computer-driven methods. In the previous round of 13F filings, the...

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Microsoft Promises Managed, Web-Based App Stores For The Enterprise With Windows 10

 Microsoft previously announced that Windows 10, its next operating system, will contain a single app store that will work across device classes. Don’t make the Lord of the Rings joke. The company also previously promised that...

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Google Says It Can Now Launch Up To 20 Project Loon Balloons Per Day

 Google’s Project Loon, the company’s effort to deliver Internet access from balloons that travel around the world in the stratosphere, continues to make strides toward a commercial launch. A few days ago we heard that Google...

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Future Apple Products To Double As Smoke Detectors?

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Can Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Deal With Mozilla Affect Google Inc (GOOGL)?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is all set to replace Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as default search engine on Mozilla Foundations Firefox web browser. Before the introduction of Chrome browser by Google, Firefox was the most widely used browser for various...

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Facebook Job Listings Point to Drones Ramp-Up

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Foxconn Builds New Display Factory Just For Apple Inc.

Foxconn is reportedly building another factory for Apple productionA Foxconn Technology Co Ltd (TPE:2354) (OTCMKTS:FXCOF) subsidiary is making a huge investment within the next two years for a new factory exclusive to Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). According...

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Labor Vote: Facebook Shuttle Drivers To Unionize

The driver vote is a bright spot for labor in Silicon Valley, after shuttle drivers voted 43 to 28 in favor of unionizing.The drivers are employed by Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) contractor Loop Transportation, and take employees of the tech giant to and...

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Think Like an Owner - Bill Gates and Caterpillar

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Is Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Replacing Google Inc (GOOGL) As Firefox’s Default Search Engine?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is all set to replace Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) as default search engine on Mozilla Foundations Firefox web browser. Before the introduction of Chrome browser by Google, Firefox was the most widely used browser for various...

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Facebook Inc Coverage Initiated With ‘Long-Term Buy’

Hilliard Lyons analysts set a two-year price target of $92 per share on Facebook IncFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) continues to garner the praise of analysts for its positioning in the online advertising industry. This week Hilliard Lyons analysts initiated...

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Google launches Contributor, a crowdfunding tool for publishers

Google is launching a new service for websites called Contributor, which allows users to sign up and pay anywhere from $1 to $3 a month to sites that they visit...

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Firefox Breaks Up With Google, Makes Yahoo The Browser’s Default Search Engine

(Sister72)Right now, Google is probably on the couch wrapped in blankets with The Notebook on repeat, eyeballs deep in a trough of chocolate ice cream. Mozilla dumped Google this week after three years together, as Firefox’s default search...

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TheLadders Revamps iPhone App To Focus On Job Referrals, Unveils Job Market Guide

 What good is a job search site or app when you’re not looking for a job? That’s the issue TheLadders is tackling with the launch of a new version of its iOS app and a new feature that it calls the Job Market Guide. CEO...

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Apple's Shadow: 10 Surprising Things That Are Worth Less Than the iPhone Maker

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) - Apple's stock market value is now a staggering $676 billion, making it not only the world's biggest company but an economic force that dwarfs many countries' GDP and stock markets. The growth...

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Could Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Tim Cook Let a Child Die?

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)‘s management has been accused by the Department of Justice that their encryption software could potentially result in significant hindrances in criminal investigations. The topic was under discussion on Fox Business,...

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SMBs Embracing Videos on Facebook

More and more small and midsized businesses on Facebook are turning to videos to help drive their messages and increase engagement, according to new data from the social network. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs...

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More College Admissions Officers Are Finding Fewer Red Flags on Applicants’ Facebook Profiles

The bad news for college applicants: More admissions officers than ever are visiting their profiles on Facebook and other social networks. The good news for college applications: Those admissions officers are finding fewer reasons on those...

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Apple Changes ‘Free’ Download Button To ‘Get’ On App Stores

Apple relabels free download button to get button as a way to fulfill European Commission's requestApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) recently made a noticeable but significant change within its App Store. The company removed the Free download button on...

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Yahoo To Become Firefox Default Search, Replacing Google

Mozilla has chosen to end a 10-year partnership with Google in order to make Yahoo the default search engine for its Firefox web browser.The move shows Yahoo Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s desire to regain some of the market share it has lost to Google...

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Dropbox Carousel comes to iPad and web today, Android tablets soon

Ever since the first cloud storage services hit the web, they've been a prime destination for thousands upon thousands of uploaded photos. Unfortunately, many of those services don't have polished user interfaces that allow for easy viewing...

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Why retailers are wrong on Apple Pay

If retailers succeed in shutting down Apple Pay, it could have some serious implications for...

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Litigations Detailed Summary

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Litigations Detailed by Todd Sullivan, ValuePlays The following, courtesy of Peter Chapman outline all the major litigation regarding Fannie Mae / Federal National Mortgage Assctn Fnni Me (OTCBB:FNMA) and Freddie Mac / Federal...

GSE Litigations Detaled

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The following, courtesy of Peter Chapman outline all the major litigation regarding the GSE’s and the conservatorship. Enjoy… Litigation Summary 11:2014 Continental Western says it’s […] The post GSE Litigations...

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Apple Is Coming To The Aid Of Small Retailers

 When Apple Pay launched on 20th October, Cupertino announced partnerships with big brands such as Whole Food, Macy’s and McDonalds. But what about all the mom and pop stores around the country – how are they going to benefit...

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Facebook Extends Structured Status Updates to Pages

In a bit of a puzzling move, Facebook has apparently extended its structured status updates to pages. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. ...

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Apple Rising: Piper, Evercore, Morgan Stanley Hike Targets on iPhone, Watch Prospects

Shares of Apple (AAPL) are up $1.08, or 0.9%, at $115.76, after the stock received three different increases in price target this morning, from Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster, from Evercore/ISI’s Rob Cihra, and from Morgan Stanley’s Katy...

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Chinese Devs Can Now Offer Paid Apps To Google Play Users

Google Play now allows Chinese developers to add paid apps to app storeGoogle Play now allows Chinese developers to offer paid apps. This move is big as it now allows developers from this country to sell their apps to over 130 other countries around the...

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Why Google Won't Lose Sleep Over Yahoo!'s Search Deal With Firefox

NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Yahoo! was so proud to trot out its search engine deal with Mozilla's Firefox but in the grand scheme of things Google isn't going to lose any sleep over it. The deal, which was...

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Apple No Longer Labeling Apps As “Free” In The App Store, Though They’re Still Free

A successful marketer knows that part of the big sell to customers is all in the language — and it seems Apple doesn’t want to use that dirty “F” word in its App Store to push apps anymore. Customers started...

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Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Personal Assistant For Its 240 Million Cloud Users

A sneak peek at Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)‘s offerings pertaining to its cloud services, more commonly called Google Drive, in the next two to three years may leave you breathless in terms of services that it promises to provide. Google Drive...

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Facebook shuttle drivers unionize

Facebook shuttle bus drivers voted Wednesday to unionize to get better pay and working conditions, which could lead other service workers to...

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Facebook’s HHVM Helps WP Engine’s New Mercury Platform Run 5.6X Faster

Facebook’s HipHop Virtual Machine continues to help software and platforms outside of the social network drastically increase their speeds, as WP Engine, a software-as-a-service content-management platform for websites and applications...

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Obama Chooses Facebook Inc (FB) To Announce Big News

Social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are now being regularly used by the Obama administration to share official announcementsFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has reach in almost all parts of the world as it is the most popular social media platform...

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Why Apple Inc. Did Not Release iPhone 6 With Sapphire Display

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Will Apple (AAPL) Stock Climb Today on Plan to Bundle Beats into iOS Operating System?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Apple are slightly higher at $114.78 in pre-market trade after it was reported that the company will bundle the subscription music service it acquired from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year,...

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Apple to push Beats Music app to all iPhones and iPads

Apple Inc. (AAPL) will reportedly bundle a Beats music subscription with its next update of iOSApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL)’s forthcoming version of iOS will come bundled with a Beats Music subscription as reported by the Financial Times. What is going...

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Yahoo! Replaces Google as Firefox's Default Search Engine

SAN FRANCISCO -- Yahoo!  will supplant Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S., signaling Yahoo!'s resolve to regain some of the ground that it has lost in the most lucrative part of the Internet's...

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Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population

 We’ll need to produce 70% more food by 2050 to sustain a world population expected to grow to 10 billion. Yet agriculture startups struggle to get the funding, manufacturing, and test facilities needed to build the tech needed to...

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Religious refrain: Please stop comparing Apple to a religion

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Google Play taps Chinese developers for paid apps, despite block

Even though China has blocked access to Google Play in the country, the app platform is still hoping to bring aboard more Chinese-made apps, and help them make money from international customers.Google’s digital store will now support developers...

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Hedge Funds Offload Apple Inc. (AAPL) For Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) remained the most sought after stock by hedge funds in the third quarter with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) turning out to be the most offloaded. Fox Business Charles Payne believes the poor performance registered by...

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Facebook Shuttle Bus Drivers Voting Wednesday on Whether to Join Teamsters

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The drivers of Facebook’s shuttle buses, who actually work for Loop Transportation, will vote Wednesday to decide whether to join a local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Business Insider reported. (more…) New...

Facebook Shuttle Bus Drivers Vote to Join Teamsters Local 853

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Look for the union label: The drivers of Facebook’s shuttle buses elected to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters by a 43 to 28 vote, USA Today reported. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in...

Fed-Up Facebook Drivers Vote to Unionize, Join Teamsters

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Filed under: Technology, Careers, Labor, Job Market, Financial Education teamster.org High tech companies aren't typically a hotbed of labor organizing. The most visible targets of unions recently have been fast food chains, low-wage workers for...

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Facebook’s HHVM Speeds Up Box

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Thinking outside of the box worked for Box, as Joseph Marrama, a software engineer at the file-sharing and cloud content-management service, described in a blog post how Facebook’s HipHop Virtual Machine open-source PHP runtime...

Facebook's alternative PHP engine attracts Web service providers

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Some fairly large Internet services are pressing into production Facebook’s open-source PHP runtime engine after being impressed with the performance metrics for the alternative to the ubiquitous open-source PHP package used across the...

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Predicting Apple's next big move

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Facebook bus drivers unionize amid concern about work conditions

Drivers of buses that shuttle employees to Facebook’s campus have decided to unionize, reflecting an increasingly assertive contract workforce at tech companies in California.The drivers, who are employees of Facebook contractor Loop...

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Google's setting Photo Spheres and Street View images free from Maps

It looks like soon enough we'll be seeing Street View pictures and those spiffy Photo Spheres making their way from Google Maps and onto our favorite websites. How's that, pray tell? An update to Mountain View's Maps Embed API (targeted...

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Apple to Xiaomi: Easier said than done to become top smartphone vendor

A day after China’s Xiaomi said it wanted to become the world’s number one smartphone vendor, an Apple executive weighed in and told the Chinese company to hold its horses.“It is easy to say, it is much more difficult to do,”...

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Bits Blog: Google Play Store Opens to Chinese Developers

Google said it would offer Chinese developers a way to sell mobile applications outside of mainland China by giving them access to its Play Store, which runs on Android phones and...

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Microsoft Azure thrown out of gear during a performance update

A service interruption on Azure storage services late Tuesday was caused by Microsoft’s attempts to roll out a performance update that had been earlier tested for several weeks.An issue was discovered as part of the update to Azure Storage that...

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Developers In China Can Now Make Money Via Google Play Apps (But Not In China)

 Google has announced that developers based in China can now make money from the Google Play Store, but the news covers 130 international markets and not China. Read More ...

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Steve Wozniak just wants to build things

For the Woz, it’s all about the engineering.The Apple co-founder is now working with an enterprise storage startup that launched on Wednesday, but for Wozniak the engineering itself matters more than whether he’s working on business or...

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FACEBOOK REVEAL A WINK TO ZUCKERBURG...

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AMAZON Deploys Droid Army for Holidays...

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Yahoo! Becomes Mozilla Firefox' New Search Engine, Replacing Google

SAN FRANCISCO (TheStreet) – Yahoo! scored a five-year partnership with Firefox creator Mozilla, replacing Google  as the default search engine for the Firefox browser, Yahoo! announced Wednesday.  Under the terms of...

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BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) and Apple Inc. (AAPL) Embracing their New Price Targets

Both BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) got fresh price targets and were down for the day. Suzannah Lee reported the latest development on TheStreet. “[...] BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) shares are slumping after getting...

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Product needs, not profit, drove Microsoft layoffs, exec says

The biggest headcount reduction in Microsoft’s history was driven by a need to invest in new technologies rather than the company’s bottom line, an advisor to CEO Satya Nadella said Wednesday.“Any student of the history of the tech...

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Broken Windows in Hong Kong

The democrats have strength, but using it effectively may require leaving the...

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TC Droidcast Episode 27: Nexus 6 Is Too Big And Nokia N1 Is Too iPad

 This week on the Droidcast, it’s Darrell Etherington, Greg Kumparak, and Engadget’s Chris Velazco, and we’re talking in more detail about the Nexus 6 now that the full reviews are out. Bottom line: It’s...

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Apple Shares More Information About Apple Watch

Apple recently unveiled the software developer kit for the Apple Watch and it reveals a few more things we can expect from the upcoming gadgetApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released developer guidelines for the Apple Watch on Tuesday, and the new information...

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Google posts Nexus 6 factory image with newer software build

Now that the Nexus 6 is available and in some people's hands, Google has made the software factory image available for restoration. It's not the same build as what shipped...

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Yahoo dethrones Google as default Firefox search tool

Mozilla has picked Yahoo to be the default search engine for its Firefox browser in the U.S., deposing Google in a new five-year partnership announced on Wednesday.Google has been the default search tool in Firefox since 2004 but its agreement came up...

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Mozilla crashes after announcing switch from Google to Yahoo!

Firefox makes Yahoo! its default browser, ending a decade long relationship between Mozilla and...

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'Good Will Overcome': Why One Ferguson Store Owner Refuses To Board Up His Windows

FERGUSON, Missouri -- Sonny Dayan's store has been hit before, the week after teenager Michael Brown was killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in August. The windows of Dayan's business, STL Cordless, were smashed during protests that...

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Firefox to switch default search from Google to Yahoo

Yahoo will soon be the default search engine on Firefox browsers. Mozilla CEO Chris Beard announced the new five-year partnership in a post on the company's blog Wednesday. See also: Yahoo's New Long Game: Contextual Search "Our new search...

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Logitech’s New AnyAngle iPad Case Gives It A Surface-Style Kickstand

 Logitech is slowly but surely turning the iPad into a Microsoft Surface – which is good news for those who envy some of the Windows device’s productivity features, but not its software or overall form factor. The new...

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Will Apple Pay Increase Revenue For Apple?

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What we learned from about Apple Watch

Apple released a set of public documents to accompany its software kit for Apple Watch and they reveal a lot about how the device...

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Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

The latest bid to simplify data storage comes from a team that includes Steve Wozniak, a guy who knows a thing or two about making technology easier.The co-founder of Apple has joined former colleagues from flash storage maker Fusion-io at Primary...

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Nest’s Fadell: Being at Google doesn’t make us a slave to data

When Google acquired home automation company Nest Labs in January, more than a few people wondered how consumers would...

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HTC’s Windows Phone now available from AT&T and T-Mobile, too

If you're loyal to Windows Phone and looking for a new device this holiday season, there aren't many high-end options to choose from. One of the best is HTC's One...

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Apple App Store switches 'Free' label to 'Get'

If you perused the Mac App Store or iOS App Store on Wednesday, you might've notice something different. Applications that are free to download no longer carry the "Free" designation. Instead, they say "Get." See also: 5...

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Apple co-founder Wozniak joins VC-backed Primary Data

Salt Lake City-based data virtualization firm Primary Data has named Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as chief scientist. In his new role, Wozniak will advise Primary Data on technology vision and architecture. Last February, Primary Data received $60...

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Apple Reportedly Pushing Beats Music App To Everyone’s iPhone, iPad With Next iOS Update

(Adam Fagen)Apple’s first big move after purchasing Beats earlier this year – aside from firing people and removing competing products from its stores – reportedly involves pushing the subscription music service to all...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Co-Founder Steve Wozniak: Changes Happens Too Quick In The Business

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is well known for creating its own market. Apple has revolutionized the tech industry with a lot of innovative products starting from iPod till the latest Apple Watches. They even venture into cloud space and payment business....

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This is how Google is dealing with 'right to be forgotten' requests

Google is employing a big team of lawyers, engineers and paralegals who have so far evaluated over half a million URLs that were requested to be delisted from search results by European citizens, the company said.About six months after the Court of...

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Microsoft Updates How The Surface Pro 3 Handles Wi-Fi

 Microsoft released a set of updates for its Surface Pro 3 tablet today,  including fixes for the tablet-hybrid’s Wi-Fi connectivity, a part of the device’s performance that some have flagged as problematic....

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RelativeWave Gets Acquired By Google And Starts Giving Its $80 App Design Tool Away For Free

 RelativeWave, creators of an $80 “interaction design and prototyping” Mac app called Form, has been acquired by Google. As a result, Form is now free. Read More ...

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We Asked Kids What They Think About Facebook, And Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Worried

There's a whole new generation of children growing up in the digital world. Social media giant Facebook hopes this is the next wave of users but are they really intersted in having a profile?  We asked little kids between...

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GT Advanced Technologies Inc Creditors Say Apple Inc. Took Advantage Of Firm

GT Advanced Tech creditors say Apple got a sweetheart deal in last year's contract renegotiationsCreditors of sapphire glass maker GT Advanced Technologies Inc (OTCMKTS:GTATQ) alleged in a bankruptcy court filing published this week that the company...

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Google Shares Tips For Thanksgiving Travel

Google kicks of Thanksgiving with important travel information and tipsIt is almost the busiest time of year for traveling and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) wants to simplify the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday for everyone. The Google Maps team...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Insiders Dump More Shares – Again

Investors are so accustomed to Facebook Inc executives unloading their stock that Wall Street didn't even blink an eye when seven of them sold shares this weekUnsurprisingly, Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is among...

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Apple may forcibly put Beats Music into your iOS update next year

Apple will reportedly include Spotify rival Beats Music as a pre-installed app in an iOS update next year, similar to how Apple launched iTunes Radio with iOS 7 in 2013 This means the paid streaming-music app would be included as part of Apple devices...

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Apple Relabels “Free” Download Buttons On iTunes And Mac App Store To “Get” Following Pressure from EC

 Across the iTunes and Mac App Stores today, a minor but also notable change is taking place with regard to how Apple is marketing its iOS and Mac applications. Instead of free apps being labeled as “FREE,” the download...

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Microsoft, five other groups race toward automated image captioning

Did you ever think that the next hot technology field would be the ability for a machine to "see" a picture and describe it in words? Google may have kicked off the latest wave of interest in automated image recognition, but several...

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iPhone 6 Plus Camera Issue Results In Blurry Pics

Yet another defect has been discovered in the iPhone 6 PlusApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has received a deluge of complaints about the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus since they landed in consumers’ hands, and now it’s the camera on the larger model...

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Apple Could Include A Re-Branded Beats Music On Every iPhone

 Apple might indeed be rolling its Beats Music streaming service into its general iTunes music offerings, and shipping it included across its range of mobile devices, including both iPhones and iPads. If the Financial Time’s sources...

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Apple, Others Encrypt Phones, Fueling Government Standoff

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The Justice Department complains that new encryption technology by Apple, Google and others makes it harder for police to gather...

I Just Want to Barf

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I have become pretty immune to letting BS government pleas for more power get to me, but this almost made me barf. The No. 2 official at the Justice Department delivered a blunt message last month to Apple Inc. executives: New encryption technology...

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Apple wants Beats on every iPhone

Apple wants to bundle Beats in the latest iOS updates for devices, reports the Financial...

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Hands-on with Facebook Groups, a spin-off app you’ll actually want to use

Facebook’s Groups are one of the network’s original features. They’ve changed over the years, like the rest of the network, but Groups remain incredibly popular, even though they’re buried in the left rail of your News...

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Google lures developers to its Fit platform with contest, free swag

Google Fit looks great, but it launched with rather paltry developer support. The current kings of the fitness-tracking and wearable world like Fitbit and Jawbone don’t share the data with Google Fit, instead sticking to their own apps for...

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Google’s New Bookmarking Interface, Formerly Called “Stars,” Goes Live In Chrome Beta

 Last month, Google quietly launched its new bookmarking service previously called Stars on the Chrome Web store as a free download. Today, the company says it’s integrating the feature into the Google Chrome browser. Starting...

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‘People love spying on one another’: A Q&A with Facebook critic Eben Moglen

Eben Moglen has dedicated himself to convincing people to resist Facebook's siren song. The bushy-bearded Columbia Law School professor and founder of the Software Freedom Law Center is a central figure in the new book...

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One Factor Driving Down Microsoft (MSFT) Stock Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Microsoft shares are down 1.15% to $48.20 on Wednesday after one of the global tech giant's proxy advisers recommended that shareholders vote against the proposed pay package for the company's new CEO. The...

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Gain Users Gain the Ability to Mass-Edit, Perform Bulk Actions with Facebook Posts

Social media management tool Gain added new features aimed at its enterprise customers, including the ability to mass-edit posts on Facebook, as well as to perform bulk actions and set up multiple approval rounds. (more…) New Career...

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iPhone 7 Camera May Be As Good As A DSLR

Already we're hearing rumors about the iPhone 7—which may or may not be the name of Apple Inc.'s next-generation iPhoneThe iPhone 7 may have the greatest improvement in its camera ever, according to one industry insider. In fact, the...

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JusTagMe Launches on Facebook, Allowing Users to Create Their Own Challenges in Support of Causes

Facebook users looking to back causes with efforts similar to the hugely successful and viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge now have a vehicle for doing so, as online platform JusTagMe launched on Facebook globally. (more…) New...

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It’s Time For Apple To Open Up

 By now you’ve seen the headlines. The researchers at Lacoon Mobile Security identified the malicious software Xsser, capable of stealing text messages, photos, call logs, passwords and other data from iPhones and iPads. Read More ...

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Google Tests Android TV App Submissions, But Has No Plans For An “Apple-Style” Review Process

 Earlier this week, news that Google was implementing an Apple-like app review process began to spread. According to a report from Android Police, the company was now screening and approving apps for Android TV before they were allowed into the...

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Mobile-friendly sites might get a boost in Google search results

Google is starting to roll out a "mobile-friendly" badge on its search pages for sites that are designed for iPhones and Android...

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Facebook Executives, Directors Exercise Restricted Stock Units, Sell Off Shares

WhatsApp co-founder and CEO and Facebook director Jan Koum, vice president of business and marketing partnerships David Fischer, chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer, chief product officer Chris Cox, chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg,...

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Apple Inc. Spotlights Holiday Gift Ideas Before Black Friday

Apple launches holiday gift guide just in time for Black Friday and holiday shopping seasonApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is gearing up for the big shopping season by offering holiday gift ideas before Black Friday. The tech giant revamped its online store and...

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Apple to pay $23.6M in patent case

Apple must pay a Texas company $23.6 million for using SkyTel pager technology in its devices without...

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As Microsoft battles feds on email access, Ireland asks EU to join the fight

The Irish government is turning to the European Commission for help dealing with U.S. demands for email stored in Microsoft servers in Ireland and allegedly containing information on drug trafficking. If the Department of Justice gets its way, it may...

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Carl Icahn Calls for Correction; On High Yield bond, Apple (AAPL) buy backs.

By GuruFocus. Read more » »Check out Carl Icahn Stock Picks » Download GuruFolio Report of Carl Icahn (Updated on 11/18/2014)Related Stocks:...

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Marketers Should Abandon Facebook Inc: Forrester Research

Following the Facebook Inc’s decision to curtail brands' reach, Forrester Research has advised marketers to explore other social platformsFacebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has been on Forrester Research’s bad side for various reasons for...

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iPhone 6 Plus used to set text messaging world record

When will society advance to the point communication by typing is no longer necessary?The old BlackBerry physical keyboard on the cell phone was always best for text and email spelling accuracy, but I would nonetheless make mistakes that could...

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Apple Inc. Ordered To Pay $237M For Using Old Pager Patents

In one more instance of Apple and patent lawsuits, the iPhone maker has been asked to pay MTel damages worth $237 millionApple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been ordered by a court on Monday to pay $237 million in damages to Mobile Telecommunications...

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Google And Stanford Researchers Create Photo Recognition Program

A new Google photo recognition system can identify both objects and contextA new artificial intelligence program has been created that can automatically produce an accurate caption based on the content of the image. The program being developed by Google...

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Cramer’s Picks For The Next 25 Years: Facebook Inc (FB), Google Inc (GOOGL), Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA)

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Jim Cramer shared his thoughts on CNBC about the companies that will be leaders 25 years from now. It doesn’t mean that everything will be fine and dandy for the tech moguls, however there’s increasing evidence to the unique capabilities in...

Commodities tomorrow: Nat gas drawdown pushes price

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CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil is in a wait-and-see pattern, as traders look ahead to next week's OPEC meeting. Traders expect it to stay around...

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) Facing Mounting Concerns Over Model X Delays: Carter Driscoll

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Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) move to delay the unveiling of Model X crossover continues to elicit debate in the market with a number of firms remaining skeptical on the company’s ability to deliver the car on time. MLV & Co senior...

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