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After $3.5M Kickstarter Fundraising, Drone Company Never Delivers - Newsweek

Google Tech News - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 05:14

Newsweek

After $3.5M Kickstarter Fundraising, Drone Company Never Delivers
Newsweek
After raising $3.5 million by January on Kickstarter, Zano Drones folded on Wednesday, leaving 12,000 of its backers with little to nothing to show for their investments. Zano Drones/Twitter. Filed Under: Tech & Science, Drones, Kickstarter. When Zano ...
Kickstarted Drone Company Folds, Along With $3.4 Million in PledgesGizmodo
After raising record $3.4M on Kickstarter, UK drone startup collapsesArs Technica
Zano Drone Program Shuts Down Over DelaysTech Times
Quartz -BBC News -Gov.uk
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Vine's new feature lets you grab audio from any Vine to make your own - Mashable

Google Tech News - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 04:31

Mashable

Vine's new feature lets you grab audio from any Vine to make your own
Mashable
Want the Duck Army sound for your Vine? It's now as simple as tapping two icons. Vine announced a new feature which allows users to pull the audio from one Vine to remix into your own creation, in a post on its blog Wednesday. Accompanying this Audio ...
Vine adds native audio remixing to help memes spreadThe Verge
Vine now makes remixing audio quick and easyAppAdvice
Vine adds audio remixing feature to appSlashGear
Engadget -VentureBeat -TechCrunch
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Google Can Now Stream Select Apps&&And Search Their Content - Fast Company

Google Tech News - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 03:59

USA TODAY

Google Can Now Stream Select Apps&&And Search Their Content
Fast Company
Finally, Google is working with app creators to make content that is exclusive to apps searchable on the web. By Neal Ungerleider. Google just made a minor change to its search functionality: It can now search within apps. Starting today, Google's ...
Digits: News DigestWall Street Journal
Google Search Now Surfaces App-Only Content, Streams Apps From The Cloud When ...TechCrunch
Bing for iPhone makes it easy to jump from search straight to your appsEngadget
CNET -Google Play -Android Developers Blog
all 266 news articles »
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LA Auto Show: Scion C-HR is a budget gem - OCRegister

Google Tech News - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 03:31

OCRegister

LA Auto Show: Scion C-HR is a budget gem
OCRegister
The Scion C-HR is modeled to resemble a precision-cut gemstone. The production version of the concept car is scheduled for 2016. COURTESY OF TOYOTA. By SUSAN CARPENTER / AUTO CRITIC. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Comments; PRINT · SEND PDF.
Toyota C-HR Concept Debuts as a Scion in LAThe News Wheel
Toyota's Next Crossover Is The Scion C-HR ConceptThe Car Connection

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Delayed Until August - WIRED

Google Tech News - Thu, 11/19/2015 - 02:37

WIRED

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Delayed Until August
WIRED
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been delayed until August 23rd, 2016, Eidos-Montreal announced today. The game, which was originally set for a February release date, is a followup to 2011's Human Revolution and is the second in Eidos-Montreal's revival of ...
Square Enix Delays 'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' LaunchPC Magazine
'Deus Ex: Mankind Divided' is delayed to August 2016Engadget
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided delayed to August 23Gematsu
PC Gamer -The Verge -Twitter
all 117 news articles »
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Google is lowering its minimum purchase price for Play Store apps - Digital Trends

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 22:59

Digital Trends

Google is lowering its minimum purchase price for Play Store apps
Digital Trends
What's that sound you're hearing? Oh, just the jingle of change in your virtual pocket as Google lowers its minimum app prices in no fewer than 17 countries. While 99 cents may not seem like much, for some in other nations (where the exchange rate ...

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Google+ redesign focuses on Reddit-like communities with shared interests - PCWorld

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 18:05

PCWorld

Google+ redesign focuses on Reddit-like communities with shared interests
PCWorld
Google isn't done with its attempts at running a social network. On Tuesday, the company gave Google+ a redesign focused on people getting together around shared interests. When Google+ launched in 2011, it was designed as a competitor to Facebook, ...
Google Gives Google+ A Major Facelift With Focus On Collections And CommunitiesTech Times
Google+ updated with Communities and Collections at the centerAndroid Community
Here's How Google Will Get You To Use Google Plus AgainHuffington Post
Digital Trends -Inferse -Phys.Org -Google Blog
all 198 news articles »
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How Microsoft Corporation New “Cyber War Room” Seeks To Enhance Online Security - Bidness ETC

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 17:50

Bidness ETC

How Microsoft Corporation New “Cyber War Room” Seeks To Enhance Online Security
Bidness ETC
Yesterday, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) laid out plans for its new cyber security initiative, aptly named the “Cyber Defense Operations Center.” Located at the tech giant's headquarters in Redmond, WA, the facility will house a highly-trained ...
Microsoft hones focus on enterprise mobility and security with AzureZDNet
Microsoft touts new, holistic approach to enterprise securityPCWorld
Microsoft sheds image as target for hackersBend Bulletin
Wall Street Journal (blog) -SiliconANGLE (blog) -New York Times
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How property rights in outer space may lead to a scramble to exploit the moon ... - Washington Post

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 17:42

Washington Post

How property rights in outer space may lead to a scramble to exploit the moon ...
Washington Post
This week the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation known as the SPACE Act of 2015 (The U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act), which recognizes and promotes the rights of U.S. companies to engage in the exploration and ...
Congress Says Yes to Space Mining, No to Rocket RegulationsWIRED
What Is the Space Act of 2015? Private Space Flight Gets Boost From CongressMic
Congress says it's time to start mining the solar systemChristian Science Monitor
Engadget -Houston Chronicle -Pulse Headlines
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Sky Upgrades TV Service to Fend Off Rivalry From Netflix, BT - Bloomberg

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 17:38

Telegraph.co.uk

Sky Upgrades TV Service to Fend Off Rivalry From Netflix, BT
Bloomberg
Sky Plc, the pan-European TV broadcaster backed by Rupert Murdoch, unveiled a service called SkyQ that allows users to watch programs simultaneously from multiple devices, record up to four programs at once and eventually stream ultra high-definition ...
Sky reinvents itself with the Sky Q box(es)Engadget
Sky's luxury Sky Q package brings new touch remote and multi-room viewingCNET
Sky announces next generation, 4K ready TV serviceLedger Gazette
BBC News -NYSE Post -The Guardian
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NASA gives MIT a humanoid robot to develop software for future space missions ... - Phys.Org

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 17:36

Phys.Org

NASA gives MIT a humanoid robot to develop software for future space missions ...
Phys.Org
NASA's "Valkyrie" robot is 6 feet tall and weighs 290 pounds. Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory will test and develop the bot for future space missions. Credit: NASA. NASA announced today that MIT's Computer ...
Two University Groups To Prepare Valkyrie Robot For NASA Space MissionsTech Times
NASA wants to find out why zero G impairs human eyesightEngadget
NASA Mars Mission: Another Small Step For Man May Be A Giant Leap For RobotkindInternational Business Times
JP Updates -Chinatopix -I4U News
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Tumblr wants more of your GIFs, comes up with a tool so you can easily create them - Digital Trends

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 16:24

Digital Trends

Tumblr wants more of your GIFs, comes up with a tool so you can easily create them
Digital Trends
Tumblr, the home of endless reblogged GIFs, has come up with a way to break out of the share/reshare cycle that exists with the animated clips on its site — provide a way for people to easily make their own. The result is a Tumblr produced tool called ...
How To Turn Your Photos And Videos Into GIFs With Tumbler's New GIF Maker For iOSTech Times
Tumblr iOS App Gets GIF-Making ToolPC Magazine
Tumblr Wants You to Create More GIFsMirror Daily
TechCrunch -Ledger Gazette -Uncover California -Tumblr Staff
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LG Smart TVs Soon To Have Google Play Movies And TV - Tech Times

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 15:51

Tech Times

LG Smart TVs Soon To Have Google Play Movies And TV
Tech Times
LG Smart TVs will soon feature Google Play Movies and TV. Through Google Play Movies and TV, users will have access to a multitude of movies and TV shows, including new releases, timeless classics, independent films and many more. (Photo : Google).
Stream Google Play Content on LG Smart TVsPC Magazine
LG Integrates Google Play Movies & TV into its New Smart TVsWallStreet OTC
LG strikes new deal with Google to bring Google Play to webOSDigital Trends
Daily Star Gazette -Forbes -Engadget
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New flying drone 'for everybody' lands in SF - USA TODAY

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 02:27

USA TODAY

New flying drone 'for everybody' lands in SF
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Parrot's new Bebop Drone 2, which resembles a small pizza box but is designed to fly like a bird, landed on Tuesday with a promise of longer airtime. The 17.6-ounce device, from drone-making pioneer Parrot, soars to 330 feet in 18 ...
Parrot Bebop Drone 2 arrives,will ship in DecemberModern Readers
Parrot Bebop Drone 2 boosts performance and battery life, lands in December ...CNET
Parrot Bebop 2 Drone Promises 25 Minutes of Flight TimePC Magazine
Mashable -Rapid News Network -Forbes
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Google Photos Will Now Help You Free Up Space On Your Phone - TechCrunch

Google Tech News - Wed, 11/18/2015 - 00:56

TechCrunch

Google Photos Will Now Help You Free Up Space On Your Phone
TechCrunch
Google's popular photo management utility, Google Photos, which was spun out from Google+ this spring and soon grew to 100 million monthly active users who have uploaded some 50 billion photos, is today getting even more useful. At least for Android ...
Google Photos Will 'Free Up Space' on Your PhonePC Magazine
Google Photos update will help you easily manage your limited integrated storageZDNet
Google Photos can now delete pictures to save space on your phoneThe Verge
Gizmodo -Google Photos
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Apple's Tim Cook's Sends Company-Wide Email After Melbourne Incident - PC Magazine

Google Tech News - Sun, 11/15/2015 - 03:38

PC Magazine

Apple's Tim Cook's Sends Company-Wide Email After Melbourne Incident
PC Magazine
To say it's been a bit of a PR nightmare for Apple this week is totally fair. Video surfaced on Tuesday showing Apple Retail Store employees in Melbourne, Australia giving three black teenagers the boot, preemptively worried that the group "might steal ...
Tim Cook insists Apple is 'open' after black teens asked to leave store ...CNET
Apple CEO Tim Cook's reaction to racist store managersBABW News
Apple boss Cook says he'll resist United Kingdom government spy law planRapid News Network
Technology News Extra -Tampa Bay Review -TechCrunch -The Guardian
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As Paris Terror Attacks Unfolded, Social Media Tools Offered Help in Crisis - New York Times

Google Tech News - Sun, 11/15/2015 - 03:36

New York Times

As Paris Terror Attacks Unfolded, Social Media Tools Offered Help in Crisis
New York Times
As the attacks in Paris were still unfolding on Friday night, social media sites lit up as sources for information that went beyond the news. Facebook activated its Safety Check tool, which allows users in an area affected by a crisis to mark ...
How Facebook tried to help Paris users reach their loved onesWashington Post
Paris vs. Beirut: Why didn't Facebook offer Safety Check for both attacks?Christian Science Monitor
Facebook's New Photo Filter Lets You Show Solidarity With ParisTIME
Atlanta Journal Constitution -Boston Herald -Mashable
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Steam Machines are slower gaming systems than Windows PCs - Engadget

Google Tech News - Sun, 11/15/2015 - 03:05

Engadget

Steam Machines are slower gaming systems than Windows PCs
Engadget
The whole point of a Steam Machine is to get PC-like gaming in your living room, but do you actually get PC-like performance? Not so much, if you ask Ars Technica. It recently ran benchmarks comparing the performance of SteamOS and Windows 10 on the ...
Starcraft, Steam Machines, Fallout 4: PC gaming's blockbuster weekPCWorld
Steam OS Performance Inferior To Windows, According To ReportHigh-Def Digest
SteamOS gaming performance lags behind Windows 10Ledger Gazette
VentureBeat -ExtremeTech -Tech Times
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Apple Tweaks App Store Search Algorithms - PC Magazine

Google Tech News - Sun, 11/15/2015 - 02:36

PC Magazine

Apple Tweaks App Store Search Algorithms
PC Magazine
Ever have trouble trying to find a particular app on Apple's App Store? Ever wonder about the quality of the apps that fill up the search results when you're trying to find an app themed around a particular topic? If you haven't tried using the App ...
MAS extinction: Apple letting a certificate die isn't a security issue, just ...Macworld
Apple updates App Store search engine algorithms, results go beyond metadataApple Insider
Search once again gets smarter in Apple's App StoreAppAdvice
TechCrunch -Mac Rumors -Chicago Daily Herald
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Microsoft Corporation PowerPoint Gets Makeover With Cloud-Based Tools - Bidness ETC

Google Tech News - Sat, 11/14/2015 - 23:11

Bidness ETC

Microsoft Corporation PowerPoint Gets Makeover With Cloud-Based Tools
Bidness ETC
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) continues to make the Office 2016 suite sweeter, and has announced two new features that will make the new PowerPoint more interesting. With Designer and the Morph tools for PowerPoint 2016, the software giant is ...
PowerPoint Gets New Tools To Spiff Up Your PresentationsCIO Today
Microsoft Unveils “Game Changer” PowerPoint Design ToolsThe Independent
Microsoft announces two brilliant PowerPoint 2016 design toolsComputerworld
PC Magazine -Neowin
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