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Microsoft tries the nearly-impossible with windows 10 launch

Microsoft's Windows 10 launches Wednesday, and critics agree it's a much better all-in-one OS than Windows 8. Video provided by...

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Microsoft fixes crash-bug in Windows 10 just days before launch

Microsoft appears to have patched a bug in Windows 10 that caused a key part of the OS to crash for some testers just two days before launch.The bug caused Windows Explorer to crash when users tried to remove an application or disable an enabled...

1.7 hours on pcworld.com

Workers at Google Express seek to unionize

Workers at Google Express Services in Palo Alto, Calif., want Teamsters...

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

Musk, Wozniak, top scientists sound the alarm about Artificial Intelligence 'arms race'

Robots probably won't kill people, but people could kill people with robots. That's the concern of an open letter signed by scientists and other interested parties — including Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak and Stephen Hawking Here's...

3.3 hours on mashable.com

Facebook opens Internet.org to more mobile operators

Facebook is inviting additional mobile operators to take part in Internet.org, its project to bring Internet access to poorly connected parts of the world.Internet.org turns one year old this week, and Facebook says it’s ready to scale the...

3.4 hours on pcworld.com

Google kills annoying pop-ups that demand you 'download this app'

It's an all-too-familiar experience on the mobile web: Click on a site and an ad overtakes your screen to ask you if wouldn't rather stop reading and download the site's app instead. Does anyone ever want to do that? Obviously not, as...

4.1 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft updates some Surface tablets ahead of Windows 10's launch

Microsoft has pushed out a new firmware update for its Surface tablets that improves how the devices work with Windows 10.The update, which first went out on Friday, includes a set of changes for the Surface Pro 2, Surface Pro 3 and Surface 3. Each...

4.3 hours on pcworld.com

Apple's Post-Earnings Pullback is an Opportunity to Buy

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

4.6 hours on gurufocus.com

Twitter’s Periscope Now Lets You Mute Users, Watch Live On Mac Via iOS 8 Handoff

 One of the biggest problems with the Twitter-owned live streaming app Periscope from day one has been its notification system. While push notifications are a useful way to immediately discover which broadcasters you follow have...

4.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Market News: Allergan, Facebook, Mylan, Teva Pharmaceutical

The stock markets in the United States declined due to the sell-off of Chinese equities amid investors’ concern regarding China’s economic growth. The U.S. equities are moving towards recording the longest losing streak since January,...

4.8 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Inc. May Partner With BMW For Future Electric Car

Apple may team up with luxury automaker BMW in the near future. The tech giant is reportedly talking with the car company about a potential electric vehicle. The report first surfaced from Germany-based publication Manager Magazin. Apple hopes to work...

4.8 hours on valuewalk.com

With Windows 10, Microsoft corrects the problems it created

First released almost three years ago (and updated to 8.1 a year later), Windows 8 was a bet that didn't pay off. Bold -- or brash -- design decisions and a fundamental shift in UX led to a very slow uptake of the OS, and we're now just days...

5.4 hours on engadget.com

3 Reasons to Keep Buying Apple Despite Recent Swoon

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Euphoria built around the new iPhone's sales and the Apple Watch did little to bolster Apple's share price after third-quarter results sent the stock down high single digits. The company is currently trading $10 (or...

5.5 hours on thestreet.com

iPad Mini 4 Reportedly A Miniature Version Of iPad Air 2

The iPad Mini 4 is likely a smaller version of the iPad Air 2, according to the latest speculations from the Japanese blog, Mac Otakara citing information from industry experts. iPad Mini 4 rumored features and specifications According to the blog, the...

5.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Google+’s stranglehold over YouTube’s comments is ending

Way back in 2013, YouTube users fought the Google+ takeover of the site's comment section with text art tanks. And nearly two years later, Google appears to be surrendering.In a blog post Monday, the company said it is moving away from...

5.9 hours on washingtonpost.com

Google Inc Separates Google+ And YouTube

Google is reassessing its social strategy, and continues to separate Google+ from other Google services. The tech giant has already moved Google Photos out of Google+, and has now announced plans to decouple YouTube from the service. By using Google+...

6.1 hours on valuewalk.com

Intel Working To Fix Battery Bug In Windows 10

Intel is working to resolve a small bug that impacts the battery life of devices running Windows 10. The timing of the news is crucial as it comes just days before the release of the much-awaited Windows 10 OS. Not much impact of the bug, Intel A report...

6.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Google+ profile will no longer be needed for YouTube, other Google platforms

Google begins to wane off mandatory Google+ profiles, YouTube first to make the...

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

How to disable Windows 10's Wi-Fi Sense password sharing

Windows 10’s new Wi-Fi Sense feature is a powerful tool that takes the headache out of managing Wi-Fi connections on the run. With Wi-Fi Sense enabled, Windows 10 will automatically sign you into open Wi-Fi networks, as well as private networks...

6.4 hours on pcworld.com

Topshop pulls 'tiny' mannequins after woman's on-point Facebook post

LONDON — Topshop won't be using a "ridiculously shaped" and "tiny" mannequin again after a British shopper called the clothing chain out in a 500-word post on Facebook. See also: These pictures show video game heroines...

6.7 hours on mashable.com

Google+ keeps crumbling as Google scraps many login requirements

Google+ isn't what it used to be Google on Monday announced more sweeping changes for Google+ over the next few months as it restructures the social network into two distinctly separate products: Streams and photos. Previously, many tasks within...

6.8 hours on mashable.com

From Apple To Walmart, Over A Dozen Of The Biggest Businesses In The U.S. Sign On To White House Climate Pledge

(Mike Matney) A huge number of the world’s nations are coming together in Paris this December to negotiate an agreement to stem emissions and forestall further climate change. Ahead of this winter’s United Nations talks, however, some...

6.9 hours on consumerist.com

Google to decouple Google+ from some of its sites

Google is severing the ties between its social network and other of its services, so that users will not need to log in to other sites like YouTube using a Google+ account.In the coming months, people will only need a standard Google account—not...

6.9 hours on pcworld.com

Google has finally figured out what to do with Google+: Downsize it

Google+ has been officially demoted. Today, Google announced that an account on its flailing social network is no longer required to log in to any of Google’s connected services. Over the next few months, “a Google Account will be all...

6.9 hours on pcworld.com

Google Not Playing Nice With Apple Music Yet

 If you want to stream your music instead of buying tracks, there are more options than you can shake a stick at. You’ve got Spotify, Rdio, XBox Music (Microsoft), Amazon, Apple Music and Google Play (just to name a few). One of the...

7 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple, Google join White House pledge to fight climate change

Some of the US' bigger tech firms have already made conspicuous efforts to embrace clean energy and otherwise tackle climate change, but they're reinforcing that commitment today. Apple, Google and Microsoft are among the 13 corporate giants...

7 hours on engadget.com

Apple brings the Watch to the masses, aka, Best Buy

After a carefully controlled launch, Apple is now truly bringing the Apple Watch to the masses. Best Buy announced Sunday that it will begin selling the Watch in its stores, starting on August 7.The Watch will appear first at 100 Best Buy...

7.1 hours on washingtonpost.com

Microsoft wants you to pay for Solitaire, again, in Windows 10

Netflix charges you $7.99 per month for thousands of streaming movies and TV shows. Spotify, Slacker, Rdio and others charge about $10 per month for unlimited music. And Microsoft? They want you to pay $1.50 per month to remove ads from Solitaire.Deep...

7.1 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft's Arrow Launcher gives your homescreen a glossy makeover

Microsoft’s garage keeps cranking out those Android apps. The latest is a custom launcher that repaints your home screen design and replaces the wallpaper with a serene background.Arrow also auto-suggests your most frequently-used apps and...

7.3 hours on pcworld.com

Apple, Google among companies pledging to invest in climate action

Thirteen large U.S. companies are pledging to invest more than $140 billion in climate change efforts as the White House launches the American Business Act on Climate...

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

Munster: Facebook vs. Google

Of the many social media companies set to report earnings this week, analyst Gene Munster says that Facebook is "one of the most unique...

7.3 hours on cnbc.com

Microsoft's working on an Android launcher of its own

Microsoft hasn't been shy to create miscellaneous software for Android. In the past, the company's released a smart lock screen and even made a keyboard designed to be used with Excel. Now Microsoft is working on its own Android launcher,...

7.4 hours on engadget.com

How to use Windows 10's Task View and virtual desktops

Windows 10 brings a lot of great features to the PC, but one that power users are greeting with an exasperated “finally” is virtual desktops. This longstanding productivity powerhouse has long been standard on OS X and Linux...

7.4 hours on pcworld.com

Google Removing Google+ Requirement For YouTube, Other Product Interactions

(Bill Binns) Just a week after Google said it would ship its Google+ Photo platform into the ether, the company announced more plans to distance its social network venture from its other products by ditching a requirement that tied user activities to...

7.5 hours on consumerist.com

What you need to know about upgrading to Windows 10

Everyone has a Windows upgrade horror story. For me, it was an XP installation that inexplicably crashed halfway through the upgrade process, somehow corrupting my hard drive at the same time. And with Windows 10 launching on July 29th, it's hard to...

7.8 hours on engadget.com

Google To Do Away With Interstitial Mobile App Ads

Google has decided to take another look at its policy for interstitial mobile app ads that pop up when a user opens a mobile site, irking users by suggesting they download an app. The search engine giant stated that it would change its approach for such...

8.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Google pulls YouTube and Google+ apart

After spending a few years plugging Google+ into all of its services -- even as users of those services complained -- Google is rolling that back. It started by breaking out Photos and Hangouts, and now YouTube is taking a turn by reverting the...

8.6 hours on engadget.com

Google AdSense Publishers Must Now Obtain EU Visitors’ Consent Before Collecting Data

 Google has announced a change to its user consent policy which will affect website publishers using Google products and services including Google AdSense, DoubleClick for Publishers, and DoubleClick Ad Exchange, and whose sites...

8.9 hours on techcrunch.com

Facebook Video Push Helping Tech Partner Firms Like Bidalgo

Facebook's ongoing video push is proving to be very profitable for its marketing partner. Bidalgo, one of Facebook’s marketing partner, aims to triple its sales in 2015 as its new technology of making customized online video ads is gaining...

8.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Box: Pac Crest Ups to Buy on New Capabilities, IBM, Microsoft Partnerships

Shares of online file sharing outfit Box (BOX) are up 29 cents, or 1.8%, at $16.58, after Pacific Crest’s Rob Owens raised his rating on the shares to Overweight from Sector Weight, with a $24 price target, writing that new capabilities...

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Here's the deal on Google's 'People also ask' search suggestions

Some Google users (and let's face it, that's everyone these days) may have noticed a new drop-down box amidst their search results, titled "People also ask." The feature, first noticed in April by Search Engine Roundtable, appears to...

9.1 hours on mashable.com

Google Weans Itself Off Of Google+

 It’s no secret that Google+ didn’t quite work out the way Google envisioned and now, after already moving Google Photos out of the service, it’s starting to decouple Google+ profiles from its regular...

9.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc, Honeywell International Inc, and Apple Inc.

By Myra Ramdenbourg. Read more » »Related Stocks: CMG, HON,...

9.4 hours on gurufocus.com

Facebook: More People Are Online Thanks To Internet.org

Last year, Facebook launched Internet.org as an initiative to get more people online. The social media giant recently commemorated the program's first anniversary in a blog post with a mention of how the service has successfully acquired new users...

9.4 hours on valuewalk.com

What You Need to Know About Microsoft’s New Windows Phones

Source: Microsoft.com   As you wait for Microsoft’s new Windows 10 to finally be released, are you curious about the new smartphones that the company will release to showcase the new operating system come fall? If so,...

9.4 hours on cheatsheet.com

Apple, Nike settle lawsuit over FuelBand inaccuracies

Apple and Nike have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging the FuelBand fitness tracker inaccurately tracked workout data like calories burned and steps taken.Nike will pay out up to US$2.4 million to people who purchased its FuelBand wearable...

9.4 hours on pcworld.com

FuelBand buyers eligible for $25 gift cards in Nike, Apple settlement

If you bought a Nike+ FuelBand between Jan. 19, 2012 through June 17, 2015, you might be eligible to claim a little bit of cash. Nike is paying out $2.4 million to settle a class-action lawsuit claiming the FuelBand misled buyers by delivering...

9.5 hours on macworld.com

Rumored BMW visit could mean Apple is working on its own car

Apple execs reportedly visited BMW's production line in Germany to study the i3 electric car. Is this meeting about CarPlay or Apple's own vehicle? Video provided by...

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

Google Study Confirms All Of Our Suspicions About Online Ads

Ads that interrupt a person's browsing aren't just annoying -- it turns out they're basically worthless, too. That's according to a recent Google study, which found that most people completely ignore so-called interstitial...

9.9 hours on huffingtonpost.com

Social earnings: Facebook vs Twitter

In 2015, Facebook's stock fortunes have headed one way, and Twitter's the...

10.4 hours on cnbc.com

Apple Watch In Best Buy Stores From August 7

The Apple Watch will soon be on the list of products available at Best Buy stores across the U.S., where it will be available for sale starting Aug. 7. Best Buy will be the first major third-party national retailer for the smartwatch in the U.S. Gold...

10.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Police bust $19M fake iPhone operation

Beijing authorities have shut down a massive iPhone counterfeiting operation run by a 40-year-old married...

10.8 hours on cnbc.com

Facebook says there’s money to be made bringing Internet to the developing world

With Internet.org turning one this week, Facebook's project to spread Internet access to the developing world isn't just getting older — it's also targeting new telecommunications partners in hopes of connecting more people to...

11 hours on washingtonpost.com

The best new features in Windows 10

We sneak a peak at the operating system's new features ahead of its July 29th...

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

Apple, Microsoft and Google promise to do their part against climate change

Major companies, including tech giants Apple, Microsoft and Google have teamed up with the White House to urge international governments to reach a strong climate change agreement in Paris this December They're taking action. On Monday, more than a...

11.4 hours on mashable.com

Tech Five: Best Buy to sell Apple Watch in stores

Apple Watch is finally expanding its sales past its own...

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

Analyst Predicts iPhone 6S Colors Will Match Apple Watch

Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released his predictions for the end of 2015. Kuo, who works for KGI Securities, has built a considerable reputation as an accurate source for all things Apple. Rumors are currently flying related to the...

11.9 hours on valuewalk.com

Will Facebook (FB) Stock be Lifted by Increasing its Internet.org Service?

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Facebook announced that it will be increasing Internet.org, its service that provides basic Internet access for free, by allowing any mobile operator to sign up through its new portal. "Internet.org brings...

12 hours on thestreet.com

Brits can now pass their Facebook profile on after they die

When a loved one passes away, their Facebook profile page can become an important place for friends and family to remember them by. The company already offers memorialized accounts, which shows the word "remembering" next to their name and...

12 hours on engadget.com

10 Quotes That Will Make You Love Apple CEO Tim Cook

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- When he died, former Apple CEO Steve Jobs left behind so much more than just his company -- he left behind his ability to captivate and inspire millions through his words. But that doesn't mean anyone should underestimate...

12.3 hours on thestreet.com

Would You Choose Cortana Over Siri or Google Now?

Source: Microsoft.com Microsoft is definitely bringing Cortana, its digital assistant, to other mobile operating systems, starting with Android. But would you choose Cortana over Siri or Google Now, the assistants that are already deeply integrated into...

12.4 hours on cheatsheet.com

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AT&T, Chesapeake, Facebook, Qualcomm, Weatherford and Many More

Stocks were indicated lower by almost 1% on Monday after China’s Shanghai market suffered its biggest loss in about 8 years on Monday. The one trend that has held up for almost 4 years now...

13 hours on 247wallst.com

Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks

Digging deep into Windows 10Windows 10, Microsoft’s back-to-basics re-embracing of the PC, is already brimming with handy new features, and with all the new goodies comes with a legion of new tweaks and tricks—some of which unlock powerful...

14.2 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Watch to be sold at Best Buy

The Apple Watch will be available at stores of Best Buy, the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, starting Aug....

14.3 hours on cnbc.com

Chinese police shut down supplier of over 40,000 fake Apple iPhones

Apple’s iPhones are a big business in China. So big that an alleged supplier of knock-off iPhones in the country produced at least 40,000 units, before local police shut down the massive operation.Beijing authorities have arrested nine suspects,...

14.4 hours on pcworld.com

Best Buy Will Be First Non-Apple Store To Sell Apple Watch

Get your Apple Watch here soon. Maybe. (frankieleon)You’ve probably heard of the Apple Watch if you’ve been conscious during the last ten months or so. While the device only became available in Apple’s own retail stores in...

14.4 hours on consumerist.com

Five Google Play Music tips, tricks, and hidden features

Google's music offering is a solid entry in the streaming market. Here's a rundown of the best and recent features to help you rock...

14.4 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Watch lands at Best Buy on August 7, expanding the smartwatch's retail reach

Best Buy will start selling the Apple Watch from Aug. 7, becoming the first national retailer for the smartwatches in the U.S. other than Apple stores, as Apple tries to reach the product to more customers. The retailer said the watch will first...

14.5 hours on macworld.com

Best Buy To Sell Apple Watch

Best Buy had its Black Friday summer sale as well as a disappointing quarter.  It now has another plan to improve its prospects. Best Buy will begin to sell Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) Watch, which has...

14.7 hours on 247wallst.com

After Internet.org Backlash, Facebook Opens Portal To Court More Operators

 Facebook is marking the one-year anniversary of the launch of its Internet.org service, which enables free mobile access to a selection of web services in emerging markets, with a push to bring more mobile operators into the project. Read More ...

14.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple’s New Product Intro Pattern

Farhad Manjoo of the NYT explains the why the usual pattern seems to be happening with Apple: “Analysts’ estimates vary wildly, with many originally predicting that Apple sold three million to five million watches from...

14.9 hours on ritholtz.com

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac review: New interface and features make PowerPoint pleasant

As I use PowerPoint 2016 for Mac, the word that keeps popping into my head is pleasant. Nearly everything about the massive visual overhaul from the previous version (PowerPoint 2011 for Mac ) seems clearer, friendlier, and more modern. It feels more...

15.4 hours on macworld.com

The Windows 10 upgrade: Who should do it, who could wait

The day is finally here: Windows 10’s launch. And if you haven’t been participating in Microsoft’s Windows Insider previews, you have a single, simple question: Should I upgrade to Windows 10? For the long answer, be sure to tune...

15.4 hours on pcworld.com

Best Buy will sell the Apple Watch from August 7th

Until now, if you wanted an Apple Watch, you had to buy it in one of three places: online, at the Apple Store or at your nearest high-end luxury goods boutique. If none of those places are convenient, then you'll be happy to learn that the wearable...

16.4 hours on engadget.com

British luxury travel site Secret Escapes just raised $60 million from Google Ventures and others

Secret Escapes, a British travel deals website that bills itself as "the worst-kept secret in luxury travel," has raised $60 million in a new funding round led by Google Ventures. The round, in which previous investors Index Ventures and...

17.7 hours on businessinsider.com

General Motors, Google, and Amazon: Doug Kass' Views

NEW YORK (Real Money Pro) -- Doug Kass shares his views every day on RealMoneyPro. Click here for a real-time look at his insights and musings.     Gold Keeps Losing Its Luster Originally published at 7:03 A.M. EDT on July...

20.4 hours on thestreet.com

Best Buy to sell Apple Watch from Aug. 7, expanding the smartwatch's reach

Best Buy will start selling the Apple Watch from Aug. 7, becoming the first national retailer for the smartwatches in the U.S. other than Apple stores, as Apple tries to reach the product to more customers.The retailer said the watch will first arrive...

21.3 hours on pcworld.com

The Apple Watch is coming to Best Buy in August

Following the path of most other Apple products, the Apple Watch will now be sold in Best Buy stores across the U.S The much talked about smartwatch will be available at Best Buy brick and mortar stores and at BestBuy.com beginning August 7 See also:...

21.5 hours on mashable.com

Is The Windows 10 Store The Next Step For PC Apps And Games?

 The desktop app revolution never really got started back in 2011, but with Windows 10 it may be reborn. Read More ...

22.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Best Buy Will Begin Selling The Apple Watch From August 7

 Apple is preparing to expand the sales effort behind the Apple Watch after it was announced that Best Buy, the first authorized third party retailer, will begin selling the device in its store from August 7. Read More ...

22.9 hours on techcrunch.com

The Big Picture: U2's tour art takes a page from particle physics

Who said that science can't be pretty? Certainly not artist Jeff Frost. When U2 asked Frost for tour art that reflected a "neural net of humanity," he went to CERN's Large Hadron Collider to capture timelapse footage and otherwise...

24.3 hours on engadget.com

Bits Blog: Facebook and Other Tech Giants Expand Internet Access in Africa

Facebook and other leading American technology companies see Africa as a place to experiment with new ways of expanding Internet...

25.8 hours on nytimes.com

Bill Gates Walks Out Of A Bar...

Invictus, The Big...

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BMW visit could signal Apple is working on its own car

Apple execs reportedly visited BMW's production line in Germany to study the i3 electric car. Is this meeting about CarPlay or Apple's own vehicle? Video provided by...

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

Is the Apple Watch as Popular as Apple Hoped?

Stefania D’Alessandro/Getty Images Apple’s quarterly financial results are in, and, as expected, Apple didn’t disclose how many Apple Watches it sold last quarter. Instead, it included the Apple Watch’s sales in a...

30.5 hours on cheatsheet.com

What to Watch in the Week Ahead: Twitter, Facebook Earnings, GDP

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- For the week of July 27, TheStreet highlights the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, the key earnings reports and economic data to watch on Wall Street. Policymakers will gather in Washington on Tuesday, as economists expect...

33.2 hours on thestreet.com

Google Ventures Joins $60M Round For Members-Only Travel Site, Secret Escapes

 U.K.-based members-only luxury travel site, Secret Escapes, has pulled in a $60 million funding round, with investment coming from new investor Google Ventures, along with existing investors including Index Ventures and Octopus Investments....

33.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Bill Gates Walks Out of a Bar – Of Means & Medians

Among the more overlooked data sources out there is the Federal Reserve’s Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF). My guess as to why it’s overlooked is that it’s only published triennially – not exactly a high frequency release. The...

35.4 hours on ritholtz.com

iPhone 6S And iPhone 7 Will Not Have 16GB Models [REPORT]

As the release date of the iPhone 6s draws nearer, a raft of new rumors about the iconic Apple smartphone are coming to light. The latest leaks suggest that Apple will dump the 16 GB storage version when it releases the next iPhone model in September....

36.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Why Facebook Must Crush Its Earnings Estimates

Facebook is scheduled to release its most recent earnings report on Wednesday, and growth is expected on the top and bottom...

36.3 hours on 247wallst.com

Google Studies How Much Interstitials Suck On Mobile

 How much do mobile users hate interstitial screens blocking their mobile browsing by urging them to down the native app instead? An overwhelming amount, judging by a study conducted by Google in July last year. Well, that and common sense when...

37 hours on techcrunch.com

Windows 10: Things Gamers Should Know

With Microsoft preparing to launch the much vaunted Windows 10, gamers are already wondering how to get the best out of the operating system. Microsoft is already promoting the fact that Windows 10 is the best operating system it has ever produced, and...

37.2 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple Preparing For Huge iPhone 6S Launch

Apple's 10-Q filing revealed huge off-balance sheet commitments which suggest that the iPhone 6S launch will break previous records. At the end of the June quarter it was reported that the company had $26.5 billion in off-balance sheet commitments....

38.2 hours on valuewalk.com

5 can't-miss apps: Google Spotlight Stories, Vizo, 'Prune' and more

With rumors that Square just filed for an IPO and Apple's latest earnings raising questions about Apple Watch sales, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps. See also: Twitter just removed your homepage wallpaper, and people are...

2 days on mashable.com

Google Maps’ Latest Feature: Why You Should Turn it OFF

Source: Google-latlong.blogspot.com If you use Google Now on your smartphone, you’re probably aware of the fact that Google tracks your location to provide you with useful information. But what you might not realize is how much of your...

2 days on cheatsheet.com

Sky prepares launch of new 'Apple and Netflix-style' set-top box

Dubbed SkyQ, the new technology aims to take a lead over...

2 days on telegraph.co.uk

Apple and Nike work out settlement terms for FuelBand lawsuit

Nike is ready to pay up to get a two-year-old FuelBand-related class action lawsuit off its back. The case filed back in 2013 against Nike and Apple claimed that there were some "false and/or misleading statements" in the wearable's ads...

2 days on engadget.com

Can Apple Save the Digital Wallet?

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images When Apple Pay launched last year, it seemed digital wallets were finally ready to go mainstream. “What Apple has done is given the mobile payment system a massive jump start,” Om Malik, a partner...

2 days on cheatsheet.com

iPhone 6S, iPhone 6C, iPad Pro: What Is Apple Rumored To Launch In 2015?

With Apple having enjoyed some relatively lukewarm Apple Watch sales figures recently, the corporation will now be turning attention towards the remainder of the product releases for 2015. And the mediocre performance of its first ever smartwatch will...

2 days on valuewalk.com

The Week in iPad Cases: Logitech’s triple-threat keyboard case is good looking, damage resistant, and practical

...plus folios, sleeves, and more!This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features a padded case from STM, sturdy picks from DODOcase, Incipio, and Poetic, and an alternative for photographers from iLuv.Case LogicThe Durable (all iPad models; $19)...

2 days on macworld.com

How Wall Street Put Apple Stock in Animal House

Michael A. Robinson writes:I bet you don’t know about the connection between tech investing and that 1978 comedy classic Animal House. It has something to do with the very recent history of Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock. And for investors...

2 days on ewallstreeter.com

Ten Most Shorted Stocks On NASDAQ, Apple’s Drops

All of the top ten most shorted stocks on the NASDAQ had short interests of over 60 million shares, for the period which ended July 15. Not surprisingly, the largest industry represented in the...

2 days on 247wallst.com

The week in Apple news: 47.5M iPhones, pleased Apple Watch users, Equality Act, VMAs, and more

Apple headlines for the week ending July 24, 2015It’s the middle of summer, and Apple heated up the news wire this past week. It all started with Apple Watch news from both the third-party developer and the consumer standpoint, and ended with Apple...

3 days on macworld.com

iPhone 7 Concept: Images And Video

A new artist’s impression of what the new iPhone 7 may look like indicates a surprising influence. This particular concept image suggests that Apple may draw inspiration from the iPhone 4. This classic version of the iPhone was released back in...

3 days on valuewalk.com

The Apple Watch secret: What Tim Cook doesn’t want you to know!

Apple reported its quarterly financial results this week, breaking out more detail that almost all of its competitors, but it failed to report specific Apple Watch unit sales and that makes pundits so mad.Writing for Bloomberg, repeat offender Leonid...

3 days on macworld.com

9 reasons not to upgrade to Windows 10 -- yet

Windows 10 is just about here—and many users (especially those who have been wrestling with Windows 8) are probably eager to upgrade. But even if you can get it now—the upgrade will be sent first to those who signed up for the Windows...

3 days on pcworld.com

DIY Video On How To Unlock Doors Using An Apple Watch

When it comes to technology, many of us are enthusiasts and want to make the most possible use of it. These days, not only our phones have become smart, but also our watches. So if you have an Apple Watch, and are of an adventurous type and can handle...

3 days on valuewalk.com

Google Chromecast celebrates its second birthday with freebies

Today marks two years since Google debuted Chromecast, the small and affordable streaming device. To celebrate its second birthday, the company's letting owners get in on a couple promotional offers: a free movie rental and access to 90 days of Play...

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Did Google Ruin Smart Glasses for Everyone Else?

In the time since Google stopped selling the Explorer Edition of Google Glass, a number of tech companies have been working on their own version of a pair of smart glasses. One of those seems close to becoming a reality, but Google Glass may have...

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Windows testers who haven't updated to the latest build will lose Store access

Microsoft wants people who are testing Windows 10 to update to the latest version of the operating system, and the company has provided an important incentive: anyone running an older version of the OS will be unable to access the Windows Store,...

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC to start rolling out next month

CurrentC, an electronic payment system backed by many of the biggest retailers in the U.S., will begin a limited public roll-out in August, Bloomberg News reported on Friday.The smartphone-based technology is intended to rival payment services from...

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Apple (AAPL) shares fell 66 cents, or half a percent, to close at $124.50, as analysts perused the company’s 10-Q filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission in the wake of Tuesday afternoon’s better-than-expected fiscal Q3 report,...

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Next Week's Focus: FOMC Announcement and Earnings from Facebook, Twitter

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Does Ringly Have A Place In An Apple Watch World?

 The first thing I thought when I opened my Ringly box was that it smelled. Bad. Like electronics that had caught on fire and were then put out in some sort of chemical bath. But the company told me that the ring I received (an early review unit...

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Facebook prevails in shareholder lawsuit over IPO

An appeals court has ruled that shareholders cannot sue Facebook or Mark Zuckerberg in a case that accused the company of withholding key financial information from the public until after its IPO.The shareholders alleged that Facebook had failed to...

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Siri is sassy on the Apple Watch, too

Ask Siri on your Apple Watch her opinion of the best smartwatch on the market, and you'll get a sassy response. "Wow, um, really?" she says. Siri, Apple's digital voice assistant, has been programmed with quick and quirky responses...

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In looking at Apple and Amazon's long-term prospects, Amazon may have the advantage in one key area, one investor...

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2016 Honda Accord Offers Apple CarPlay, Android Auto

Honda unveiled its Silicon Valley research facility together with the 2016 Honda Accord, its most technologically advanced mid-size sedan on Thursday. According to the Japanese automaker, the 2016 Honda Accord offers Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The...

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Apple Pay rival CurrentC may finally roll out in stores next month

When Apple Pay launched last fall, some retailers blocked NFC recognition to keep Apple’s mobile payment service from gaining traction. The reason: CurrentC, a competing service developed by a coalition of merchants like Best Buy, Target, and...

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Oracle and Google may be headed back to court next spring

Oracle and Google have each proposed dates next spring for a new jury trial in their dispute over Google’s use of Java in Android.Oracle sought roughly US$1 billion in damages at the last trial, and that figure appears set to increase...

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This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: iPhone Sales, Tesla ‘Ludicrous Mode’, And GoPro/Meerkat

 This week, Tesla introduced a new mode for the Model S called Ludicrous mode, which will take the car from 0 to 60mph in 2.8 seconds. Which is ludicrous. Meanwhile, Apple reported its Q3 2015 earnings, falling just under expectations for iPhone...

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Facebook Inc (FB) Wins Shareholders Lawsuit Related to IPO

Facebook prevailed in a lawsuit filed by shareholders, who alleged that the social network giant did not disclose the risks to its growth prospects prior to its initial public offering in May 2012. Court ruling The 2nd U.S. Circuit of Appeals ruled that...

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Apple Once Again Removes The Competition, Yanks Nest Thermostats From Retail & Online Stores

(SimonQ錫濛譙) As is Apple’s usual M.O. when it comes to launching products similar to those made by other companies but already being sold in its retail stores, the tech giant is cleaning house and removing the competition. In this case,...

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If you ask Google Maps 'are we there yet?' enough times, it gives you 'tude

If you're on a road trip and you nag Google Maps enough, it will have a few choice words for you. The latest update to Google Maps on Android carries a hidden Easter egg when you ask, "Are we there yet?". The maps service will respond, in...

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Google stops using annoying 'interstitial' mobile app ads

Most mobile web users are all too familiar with the infamous “interstitial” ad that often pops up to promote a website’s native app, but this week Google did them a favor and eliminated its own such ads.After internal user studies...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Just A Stock, Not The Economy

Apple posted lower than expected results that impacted the stock and S&P, which is down more than 1% this week. Traders are seeing some of the best opportunities for earning profit in these choppy sessions as they are concerned with short-run...

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Microsoft's Windows 10 Store app will finally sell some decent games

Maybe, just maybe, the Windows Store app will begin to challenge Steam and other sites as a repository for quality games on Windows 10.Microsoft said Thursday night that it will begin selling a number of arguably quality games on the Windows Store...

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Apple Music Is Worse Because You Can’t Delete It From Your iDevice

(William Hook)My friend Gretchen has a folder on her iPhone’s home screen called “Crapple.” It’s where she sticks all of the apps that Apple adds to her device that she doesn’t use. As Apple has forced...

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Google Inc Giving Startups Access To Patents

Google initiated a marketplace for other firms to sell patents late in April this year. Now, the search giant is opening up its own patents that new startups can access for free. Google expanding its patent program To minimize resistance from the...

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Google Lists Narendra Modi Under Most Stupid Prime Ministers

Google search results often reveal entertaining tidbits, but sometimes the results are downright insulting. The search engine recentlylisted Narendra Modi as one of the most stupid Prime Ministers in the world. Modi is the current Prime Minister of India...

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7 Incredible Apple Patents That Might Hint at the Next Big Thing

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple founder Steve Jobs once said "innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower," and in the tech industry, innovation is a monetizable good that is protected by one thing -- a strong patent. For...

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Puzzled by the dollar outlook? Buy a Big Mac

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Apple Adjusts Its App Store Algorithm, Impacting Some iPad Developers

 To keep the playing field level and fair for all app developers, Apple on occasion changes the way its App Store ranking algorithm works, the fallout of which can impact developers’ standings in the App Store charts, which ultimately...

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Google's Nest smart thermostat yanked from the Apple Store

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New Microsoft Lumias may come with iris scanners to unlock phones in under 1 second

After Microsoft announced that it would lay off up to 7,800 employees, mostly in its phone division, you can't help but wonder about the future of Microsoft Lumia devices But new flagship Lumias are coming, according to a Windows Central report this...

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Fiona Apple's 'Criminal' would totally hold up in the 1920s

Although Fiona Apple's hit song "Criminal" was released 19 years ago this week, the song still holds up today But would the song still sound like a hit if Apple released it in the 1920s? The answer is yes Check out Postmodern...

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Microsoft Plans Pen Support, Face Scan For Windows 10 Phones

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Hilarious Google Maps easter egg answers age-old question: 'Are we there yet?'

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Windows 10: What to expect on July 29

With the launch of Windows 10 less than a week away, here’s what you can expect to find when the operating system launches on July 29. It’s not quite as simple as “Windows 10 will be available that day.”Windows Insiders (read:...

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The countries using Google Search to eat and live healthier

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Facebook Unveils New Publisher Tools To Take On YouTube

Facebook is working to be the biggest platform in online video, with views increasing to 4 billion a day from just 1 billion in September 2014. So, to be more like YouTube, and to give publishers more video customization options, the social networker has...

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Facebook defeats shareholder litigation over IPO

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of litigation by Facebook Inc shareholders who accused officials at the social media company of deceiving them about its growth prospects prior to its 2012 initial public...

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Uber vs. Taxis: Round 2 in the Big Apple

On Monday I passed along some news about a study of cost and wait times for Uber vs. taxis in low-income neighborhoods in Los Angeles. In a nutshell, Uber was both cheaper and faster. Now, the same folks who did the LA study have done a quickie...

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GOOGLE Wants to Be the Air Traffic Controller for Drones...

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Apple Giving Free Beats Headphones On New Mac Purchases

Apple is getting in early on back-to-school shopping with an offering for students or entitled faculty members who buy a new Mac. On Thursday, Apple announced that students or entitled faculty members who buy a new Mac will get a free pair of Beats Solo...

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Microsoft's upgrade app won't let GeForce GTX 980 Ti owners reserve Windows 10

If you’ve purchased a ferocious Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card, there’s a good chance you enjoy living on the bleeding edge of technology. That’s why an issue that’s preventing GTX 980 Ti owners from reserving a copy...

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Tony Fadell volunteered to rescue Google Glass

Google's decision to 'graduate' Glass from Google X in January was coupled with the announcement that the team would start reporting to Nest co-founder Tony Fadell. Glass was never a roaring success -- privacy concerns and the...

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Intel, Microsoft working to squash Windows 10 battery life bug

On Thursday, an Intel spokesman confirmed that the company is working to patch a minor bug that will reduce the battery life of some Windows 10 machines by less than 10 percent.  The good news is that, once fixed, Intel expects the battery life...

4 days on pcworld.com

In its second year, Apple Pay is ready to cash in

The Apple Watch may have gotten a lot of the focus in this week’s quarterly earnings call, but I was more excited by the few tidbits we got on one of my favorite features: Apple Pay. I love Apple Pay. In particular, I end up using it at the...

4 days on macworld.com

Ask the iTunes Guy: Coping with iTunes features that have disappeared

Whenever a new version of iTunes rears its head, new features are added, but also some features get cut. In this week’s column, I look at several of these features that are missing in action. In some cases—such as shuffling all music by...

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iPhone 6S Front Panel Photos Leaked; Under Mass Production

Rumors and leaks about Apple's upcoming iPhone 6S and 6S Plus keep pouring in. The latest one comes from the French website NoWhereElse.fr, which has a very good track record of revealing design elements and features of Apple's future products....

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Windows 10 review: It's familiar, it's powerful, but the Edge browser falls short

We may as well refer to Windows 10 as a date, or an hour, as much as an operating system. It’s a moment in time. A month from now, it will have changed, evolved, improved. But right now? Microsoft has shipped an operating system that was...

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Apple Watch after 3 months: It's still personal

The night before the Apple Watch launched, April 23, I found myself at a gas station, filling up my Subaru. I had left my iPhone in the car’s cupholder, so while I stood there listening to the gas rush into the tank, I wasn’t looking at...

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DirectX 12 FAQ: All about Windows 10's supercharged graphics tech

The Internet’s been abuzz over the promise of Windows 10’s underlying DirectX 12 gaming technology for months now. Drastically higher frame rates! Drastically lower power consumption! Drastically improved performance from AMD hardware!...

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Google boots 'porn clicker' malware from Play Store

Google has removed dozens of apps from its Play Store that purport to be games but secretly click on advertisements on pornographic websites.Security company Eset found 51 new apps that contained the “porn clicker” component, which it...

4 days on pcworld.com

Google realized you hate full-page app ads

You know those full-screen 'interstitial' ads that pop-up when you load a mobile site and suggest that you install the app instead? It just dawned on Google that they actually make you rage-quit the entire site and go somewhere else. The search...

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Apple puts 100 popular iOS apps and games on sale

If you're looking to replenish your iOS app collection before the summer holidays, this could be the right moment. Apple just launched a promotion offering 100 apps and games at reduced prices The sale, surfaced by 9to5Mac, includes apps for...

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Week's Winners and Losers: Apple Ticks, Multiplexes Click

Filed under: Apple, Earnings, Stocks, Upgrades and Downgrades, Investing Mark Lennihan/APShoppers at the Apple store in New York's Grand Central Terminal. There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with a pair of movie theater chains...

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Google Voice transcriptions will soon actually make sense

One of the most prevalent qualms users have of Google Voice is its occasionally accurate (but usually absurd) interpretations of what's being said. However, with the upcoming public debut of the Project Fi cellular service, Google has reportedly...

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Media streamer buyers guide: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Nvidia Shield Android TV & Roku compared

Finding the right streaming media player used to be simple, but in recent years the number of hardware options have proliferated, features have grown more sophisticated, and price ranges have expanded in both directions.At the same time, the number of...

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Google Chromecast review: Second-screen simplicity

While it's not for everyone, Chromecast is a cheap and effective way to make any TV...

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Google removes 'porn clicker' malware from Play Store

Google has removed dozens of apps from its Play Store that purport to be games but secretly click on advertisements on pornographic websites.Security company Eset found 51 new apps that contained the “porn clicker” component, which it...

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Google's immersive storytelling app launches on iOS

Google is getting serious about 360-degree video content. And it's not only about supporting it through YouTube or, by extension, Cardboard. The search giant's also behind an app called Spotlight Stories, which it created with Motorola in 2013...

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Apple TV review: For those deeply committed to the Apple ecosystem

Apple TV is a set-top box battered by the forces of time. Now more than two years old, it’s showing its age in terms of interface and performance, and it might be replaced by a newer model in the near future. That could explain why Apple...

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