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SoftBank CEO says Sprint could shake up US 'oligopoly' - Reuters

Google Tech News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 02:08

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SoftBank CEO says Sprint could shake up US 'oligopoly'
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chief executive of Japan's SoftBank Corp on Tuesday called the U.S. wireless market an oligopoly plagued by slow speeds and high prices and said his company's Sprint Corp could shake up the competition, but it would ...
SoftBank CEO Says US Wireless Market Is Slow, OverpricedWall Street Journal
Son: 'Price war' after Sprint/T-Mobile merger would benefit consumers, networksKansas City Business Journal
SoftBank's Son vows broadband speeds of 200 Mbps, more competition in U.S. ...FierceWireless
Local 10 -Forbes -Ars Technica
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iPhone filling up? Here's what to do. - Christian Science Monitor

Google Tech News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 01:53

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iPhone filling up? Here's what to do.
Christian Science Monitor
Apple released a major new software update Tuesday called iOS 7.1. The patch improves fingerprint recognition on the iPhone 5S, fixes several bugs, and adds the ability to use CarPlay in some vehicles. This is a hefty update, requiring between 250 ...
Apple releases first major update for iOS 7CBS News
Apple fixes Siri, TouchID flaws in iOS 7 updateTODAYonline
Does Apple's iOS make you physically SICK? Try swallowing version 7.1Register
CNET -Houston Chronicle (blog) -InformationWeek
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Report: iOS 8 to Include Transit-Heavy Apple Maps Overhaul - PC Magazine

Google Tech News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 01:46

Mobile Burn

Report: iOS 8 to Include Transit-Heavy Apple Maps Overhaul
PC Magazine
A day after Cupertino released iOS 7.1, a new report tips a transit-heavy iOS 8 update. 0shares. apple Maps. A day after Apple released iOS 7.1, with support for CarPlay and improvements to Siri and Touch ID, there are reports that Cupertino's next-gen iOS 8 ...
Early iOS 8 particulars emerge – major improvements comingThe Westside Story
Reports: Apple iOS 8 to feature major mapping upgrade, improve transit directionsUPI.com
Apple's iOS 8 Will Reportedly Overhaul MapsIGN
Fox News -International Business Times -TabTimes
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Twitter goes down, and then rebounds - ZDNet

Google Tech News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 01:22

IBNLive

Twitter goes down, and then rebounds
ZDNet
Well, that was annoying. Twitter, the popular short conversation social network site, went down at approximately 2 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on March 11th. By 3 pm, the service seemed, for the most part, to be back up. twitterdownthumb Twitter ...
Twitter goes down for 'most users'San Jose Mercury News
Twitter goes down — and there's no place now for the Internet to freak outVentureBeat
Twitter crashes for 'most users'CNET
TechCrunch -Reuters Canada
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Kia set to begin Soul EV production - LeftLane News

Google Tech News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 01:16

Yonhap News

Kia set to begin Soul EV production
LeftLane News
Kia is reportedly set to begin producing its all-electric Soul EV next month at a Korean factory. The hatchback will be the first plug-in electric from the Hyundai/Kia partnership to be exported from Korea. Drivers will have an opportunity to buy the EV in the US, ...
Hyundai To Launch First Electric Vehicle in 2016Auto World News
Kia Announces Pricing for Soul EV and It's HighTorque News
Kia Soul To Launch 2016 In US and EUHybrid Cars News
Reuters -Automotive News
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Scientists Working to Map the Local Group, a 'Neighborhood' of Galaxies ... - University Herald

Google Tech News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 01:11

University Herald

Scientists Working to Map the Local Group, a 'Neighborhood' of Galaxies ...
University Herald
Milky Way Galaxy (Photo : NASA/JPL-Caltech) An artist's interpretation of the Milky Way Galaxy based on ESO VISTA survey telescope data. Any scientist knows that space has endless an endless reach, but now experts in the field are trying to map out other ...
Early Galaxies 'Grew Up' Quickly And Stopped Forming StarsHeadlines & Global News
Some galaxies in the early universe grew up quicklySpace Fellowship
Astronomers offer more expansive view of universe and Earth's place among ...UPI.com
RedOrbit -Nature World News
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Apple partners with Vevo to stream concerts from SXSW iTunes Festival - Apple Insider

Google Tech News - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 00:07

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Apple partners with Vevo to stream concerts from SXSW iTunes Festival
Apple Insider
When the iTunes Festival at SXSW kicks off tonight, marking its debut in the U.S., fans will be able to view acts Coldplay, Imagine Dragons and London Grammar live on Vevo for iOS and Apple TV, as well as in Apple's Safari browser for Mac. Vevo's iTunes ...
iOS 7.1 App Store search results now warn if a game has in-app purchasesTabTimes
5 things you missed: Stream the iTunes Music Festival, a Netflix for photos, moreYork Dispatch
How to watch the iTunes Festival from SXSWThe Periscope Post
AppAdvice -tuaw.com -TheCelebrityCafe.com
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Google Docs and Sheets now include third-party add-ons - CNET

Google Tech News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 23:52

Google Docs and Sheets now include third-party add-ons
CNET
The company announces integrations from outside developers that let people use features and tools from the likes of Avery and Mailchimp. Richard Nieva. by Richard Nieva March 11, 2014 11:08 AM PDT Follow @richardjnieva. (Credit: Google, Screenshot ...
Google Drive launching third-party add-ons program for Docs, SheetsZDNet
Google Docs Add-On Launches With Professional Diagramming From GliffyWall Street Journal
Google's Add-on store for Docs and Sheets could close the...The Verge
Android Community -Engadget
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Google launches referral program for Apps suite - Computerworld

Google Tech News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 23:32

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Google launches referral program for Apps suite
Computerworld
IDG News Service - People can now earn a finder's fee when they refer customers to Google for its Apps email and collaboration suite. The Google Apps for Business Referral Program is open to participants in the U.S. and Canada. It pays $15 for every user ...
Google Doles Out Cash for Apps ReferralsE-Commerce Times
Google To Pay $15 Per Seat For Google Apps Customer -- Not Partner -- ReferralsCRN
Google Apps Referral: Cash For New CustomersInformationWeek
Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine -Redmondmag.com -UPI.com
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Google faces legal action over in-app purchases - BBC News

Google Tech News - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 21:09

BBC News

Google faces legal action over in-app purchases
BBC News
Google is facing legal action from parents in the US angry over purchases their children have made in games without their consent. The case is being filed by a New York mother on behalf of other parents. She was furious that her five-year-old son was able to ...
Android Launchers: Their Time Has ComeMashable
Google Searches for Role in App AgeWall Street Journal

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Chile: fossil whales in desert mystery solved - WJAC Johnstown

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 03:35

Washington Post

Chile: fossil whales in desert mystery solved
WJAC Johnstown
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Scientists investigating a graveyard of marine mammal fossils near Chile's northern coast say toxins generated by algae blooms most likely poisoned the animals millions of years ago. The study by a team of Chilean and Smithsonian ...
Tiny Killers, Big Victims - Whale Graveyard Mystery SolvedDesign & Trend

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Boeing Black: A mobe that's secure enough for government work? - Register

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 03:30

Headlines & Global News

Boeing Black: A mobe that's secure enough for government work?
Register
Who makes the most secure smartphones? Apple? Samsung? BlackBerry? Boeing is betting the US government's answer is "none of the above." A filing with the US Federal Communications Commission first spotted by storage community site MyCE sheds ...
Boeing's Black: This Android phone will self-destructArs Technica
Boeing Files Plans With FCC for Secure SmartphoneMarketWatch
Boeing Plans Phone That Will Self-DestructAuto World News
Fast Company -Chicago Business Journal
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Google schedules online-only Project Ara conference - ZDNet

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 03:25

PhoneDog

Google schedules online-only Project Ara conference
ZDNet
Google's annual I/O developer conference is a regular sell out, but the same won't be said about the new Project Ara event. Read more. Google puts prescription lenses in Glass' frame · The Google Glass genie can't be shoved back in the bottle · OK, Glass: ...
Project Ara: Inside Google's Bold Gambit to Make Smartphones ModularTIME
Google hosting online Project Ara Developer Conference April 15-16Mobile Burn
Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone Gets Its Own Developer Conference ...TechCrunch
PhoneDog -Engadget -Android Police
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Astronaut Nearly Drowned in Space Due to NASA's Poor Communication ... - ABC News

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 03:20

ABC News

Astronaut Nearly Drowned in Space Due to NASA's Poor Communication ...
ABC News
NASA admitted today that Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano nearly drowned during his July 16 spacewalk last year because information about a previous water leak didn't make its way up the chain of command. In a damning report unveiled today, ...
NASA could have prevented near-drowning of astronaut during July spacewalk ...Fox News
Near Fatal Helmet Leak Could Have Been Prevented by NASAAuto World News
How a Misdiagnosis Almost Led to a Space Walking DisasterPopular Mechanics
NBCNews.com -The Globe and Mail -Manawatu Standard
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IBM to take Watson mobile with developer challenge - CNET

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 03:17

CNET

IBM to take Watson mobile with developer challenge
CNET
Big Blue is funding a developer challenge to encourage mobile developers to come up with applications that use its intelligent cloud-based service Watson. Marguerite Reardon. by Marguerite Reardon. February 26, 2014 11:46 AM PST. Follow @ ...
IBM Encourages Software Developers to Adapt Watson to Mobile (1)Businessweek
IBM Tries To Woo Mobile Developers With Watson ChallengeCRN
IBM is pulling out all the stops to make Watson cognitive computing platform a ...InfoWorld
Morning News USA -CIO Today -ADT Magazine
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NASA confirms 715 planets outside solar system - USA TODAY

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 03:14

CNN International

NASA confirms 715 planets outside solar system
USA TODAY
Suddenly we're rolling in planets. Wednesday, scientists confirmed discovery of a whopping 715 new planets orbiting stars other than our own sun, nearly doubling the number of "exoplanets" on the books. Researchers have trumpeted the discovery of large ...
Kepler data dig strikes galactic gold with 715 new planetsCNET
Kepler telescope bags huge haul of planetsBBC News
NASA Discovers a 'Planet Bonanza'Wall Street Journal
Computerworld -National Geographic -New York Times
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Mobile World Congress 2014 - CBS News

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 02:07

CBS News

Mobile World Congress 2014
CBS News
New Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch is seen on a display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb. 23, 2014. Samsung Electronics unveiled a new smart watch and fitness band along with the latest version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, ...
Has Samsung Group really innovated with Galaxy S5?Financial Express
Fingerprint Security Convenient, But Not FlawlessNPR

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RSA: Juniper Security Chief Blasts Apathy - InformationWeek

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 01:35

eWeek

RSA: Juniper Security Chief Blasts Apathy
InformationWeek
In RSA keynote, Juniper Networks security exec Nawaf Bitar urges more innovation and active defense. Yesterday at RSA, Juniper Network's security honcho urged security professionals to be bolder in their outrage for what is happening to their information, ...
Juniper Security Chief Takes Swipe At Security ApathyDark Reading
Security Exec: 'First World Outrage' About Privacy Is a JokeReason (blog)
Juniper's Bitar at RSA: 'The Next World War Will Be Fought in Silicon Valley'ADT Magazine (blog)
Computer Business Review -24/7 Wall St. -Financial Times
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Lenovo Yoga 8: The value of design - Financial Express

Google Tech News - Thu, 02/27/2014 - 00:10

PC Advisor

Lenovo Yoga 8: The value of design
Financial Express
Lenovo, of late, has been doing wonders in the PC vendor market. Some years ago it took on the PC business of IBM and turned it around. Recently it announced it will buy Motorola Mobility from Google for 'only' $2.91 billion; we may see the Chinese ...
Analysis: The Yoga Tablet 10 HD+'s gorgeous display is what makes it specialPCWorld (blog)
MWC14: Lenovo's New $349 Yoga 10 HD+ Tablet Hands OnBright Side of News* (blog)
Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+: DesignPC Advisor

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SpaceX Falcon Flight Counted Toward USAF Certification - Guardian Liberty Voice

Google Tech News - Wed, 02/26/2014 - 23:02

Guardian Liberty Voice

SpaceX Falcon Flight Counted Toward USAF Certification
Guardian Liberty Voice
The Sept. 29, 2013 launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9v1.1 was approved by the United States Air Force as one of three required launches toward EELV (Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle) certification. SpaceX, short for Space Exploration Technologies ...
SpaceX Falcon Flight ready, blast off set @ March 16Northern Voices Online
Falcon 9 moves closer to Air Force certificationFlorida Today
SpaceX rocket has legs -- for landing, that isMother Nature Network
Counsel & Heal -Aviation Week -Tech Times
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