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Did Microsoft just dodge another bullet, this time with Nokia?
Summary: Microsoft supposedly has walked away from 'advanced' talks to buy Windows Phone partner Nokia. Will this look like Redmond's choice to abandon its Yahoo buy-out, in hindsight? Mary Jo Foley. By Mary Jo Foley for All About Microsoft | June 19, ...
Microsoft flirted with buying Nokia, WSJ saysCNET
Microsoft talked with Nokia about buying devices unit-reportReuters
Nokia RM - 875 reaches the FCC , may be an international EOSEngadget
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Twitter acquires Spindle, shows more interest in local discovery
Information network picks up a small startup versed in surfacing the best social updates from local businesses, but shuts down its app. Jennifer Van Grove. by Jennifer Van Grove. June 19, 2013 2:15 PM PDT Follow @jbruin. Spindle's app, which is being ...
Twitter acquires what's-happening-now-here startup SpindleVentureBeat
Twitter Acquires Local Discovery Startup Spindle, Will End Spindle ServiceTechCrunch
Twitter Buys Boston-Based Spindle, Team Heading to SFXconomy
Engadget -Pocket-lint.com -WebProNews
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Microsoft Finally Launches Bug Bounty Program
Microsoft is following in the footsteps of Google, Facebook, and Mozilla by finally implementing a bug bounty program. Starting on June 26, Redmond will kick off three bounty programs for exploits related to Windows 8.1 and Internet Explorer 11. Those who ...
Microsoft will pay up to $100K for new Windows exploit techniquesArs Technica
Microsoft launches security bounty programs for Windows 8.1 and IE 11 PreviewPCWorld
Microsoft Launches Security Bounty Program, Will Pay Up To $100K For ExploitsTechCrunch
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Lytro unlocks Wi-Fi for shoot-and-share iOS app
It's the same camera it's always been, but a firmware update will now make it possible to share your living pictures on the go. Joshua Goldman. by Joshua Goldman. June 19, 2013 12:00 PM PDT Follow @superboxmonkey. (Credit: Lytro). Instead of ignoring ...
The Lytro Camera Finally Gets Wi-FiMashable
Lytro Camera Gets an iOS App That Makes Animated GIFsWired
Lytro releases new iPhone app for its revolutionary cameraCNNMoney
Forbes -TIME -TechCrunch
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Feedly Courts Google Reader Users With New Web Version
Feedly is gearing up for the impending death of Google Reader with the launch of Feedly cloud, which will help users more easily migrate Reader content to Feedly. Feedly also announced a standalone, Web version of its service, and unveiled the first nine ...
Feedly adds Web version in new bid for Google Reader usersCNN International
Google Reader dies in two weeks – here are all the best alternativesBGR
Feedly Launches Web VersionUbergizmo
WebProNews -MobileSyrup.com -MakeUseOf
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Wall Street Journal- India
Peering pressure: The secret battle to control the future of the internet
The latest fight between ISPs and over-the-top providers is taking place deep in the network, away from the eyes of regulators and consumers. Welcome to the world of peering fights. internetmapglobal. photo: Peer1. There is a fierce battle going on to control ...
Web Companies Pay for Internet Fast LaneAll Things Digital
Internet-Age TV Channel Guides DebutCIO Today
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The Mac Observer
ESPN, HBO come to Apple TV
Apple TV is getting live sports and "Game of Thrones" beamed straight to its box, as Apple announces Time Warner's HBO Go and Disney's WatchESPN are available directly now. But confounding would-be cord cutters, most of the content appears limited to ...
HBO Go and ESPN Now Available on Apple TVMashable
Apple TV gets HBO Go and WatchESPNThe Verge
The good news: HBO Go, WatchESPN coming to Apple TVArs Technica
Apple Insider -TIME -Macworld
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Cumulus launches a Linux distro for data center bare metal
Cumulus Networks, a company that's been in stealth mode for roughly three years, has emerged to launch Cumulus, a Linux distribution that aims to make networking invisible. Cumulus Linux is intended for data center networking. The company says it's ...
Cumulus Networks shakes up networking with an open OS for switchesGigaOM
Bringing Linux to Networking, Cumulus Publicly EmergesWall Street Journal (blog)
Start-up readies network-optimized Linux for data centersNetwork World
InfoWorld (blog) -Marketwire (press release) -Business Wire (press release)
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HTC Butterfly S Takes Flight with 5-inch Display, 1.9GHz Snapdragon Processor
If you were to wave a magic wand over the HTC One and magically give it a bigger screen, faster processor, and a longer lasting battery, you'd end up with the Butterfly S, HTC's latest high-end handset. Oh, and then you'd have to banish it Taiwan, where it ...
HTC's new 5-inch Butterfly S phone takes ...CNET (blog)
HTC officially lets loose Butterfly S flagship smartphoneITProPortal
HTC Butterfly s revealed : 1.9 GHz Snapdragon 600 processor , UltraPixel ...Engadget
Times of India -PhoneDog -IntoMobile
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Just Push Start
Sony pulls PS3 update after complaints it bricks consoles
Sony's gaming division pulled its latest firmware update for the PlayStation 3 Wednesday, after widespread reports that installing it could render the console useless. Gamers took to Twitter and online forums such as Reddit to spread word that PS3 firmware ...
PlayStation 3 update causing console fault, Sony confirmsBBC News
PlayStation 3 firmware update allows trophy notification togglingComputerandvideogames.com
PlayStation 3 firmware 4.45 update reportedly bricking consolesVentureBeat
Exophase -Engadget -The Slanted
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The Australian Financial Review
Privacy chiefs seek Google Glass data
The Australian Financial Review
Google founder Sergey Brin poses for a portrait wearing the Google Glass device, which has raised concerns among privacy and data protection commissioners from ten countries including Australia. Photo: Reuters. James Hutchinson. A group of ten global ...
Privacy Officials Worldwide Press Google About GlassNew York Times (blog)
Google Glass privacy concerns raised in Canada, Mexico and AustraliaV3.co.uk
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Candy Crush Soon to Hit the Stock Market; Developer Hired Analysts to Pursue ... - Headlines & Global News
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Candy Crush Soon to Hit the Stock Market; Developer Hired Analysts to Pursue ...
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Candy Crush Saga, a puzzle game developed by King, made its way to Facebook back in 2012 and now has an average of 45.6 million active monthly users. Who would have thought that this game may soon have its own initial public offering? This may ...
Maker of 'Candy Crush Saga' Plans IPOWall Street Journal- India
Candy Crush Saga game popularity reportedly leads to planned IPOSlashGear
Social gamer King.com eyes possible IPOUSA TODAY
Wall Street Journal -The Escapist -KpopStarz
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Facebook server outage makes everyone freak out
STAND down. Facebook appears to be back online after a few minutes of a server-wide outage. Everyone can stop losing their minds. Users logging on for a social network break a bit after 11am AEST freaked out when they faced an error message instead of ...
Facebook outage sparks online mirthNinemsn
Facebook Outage On Tuesday Causes Frenzy On TwitterBusiness Insider
Facebook silent on why it crashed3News NZ
Stabley Times -All Things Digital -Tech2
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Samsung Galaxy Ring arrives at Virgin Mobile, delivers Jelly Bean for $180
Jelly Bean has been making its way to ever cheaper phones in recent months, and that's very conspicuous with the launch of Virgin Mobile's new Samsung Galaxy Ring. For $180, you're getting Android 4.1 in a price range where 4.0 is still common. You're ...
Samsung launches multiple offers in a bid to boost Galaxy S4 salesNDTV
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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 benchmarked, sports extremely fast GPU
At this point, almost every high-end Android phone we've seen this year has arrived sporting Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 SoC, which combines four of the company's Krait 300 CPU cores with the Adreno 320 GPU used in last year's Snapdragon S4 Pro.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 is a speed demon, but battery impact remains ...PCWorld
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 incinerates the competitionCNET
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 series developer platform first lookAndroid Community
Engadget -SlashGear -Ubergizmo
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New York Times
Google challenges US gag order, citing First Amendment
Google asked the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to ease long-standing gag orders over data requests the court makes, arguing that the company has a constitutional right to speak about information it is forced to give the ...
Google Asks Intelligence Court to Let It Release Data (2)Businessweek
Google Challenges NSA Secrecy in FISA CourtTIME
Google Asks Secret Court for Permission to Publish National Security Request ...New York Times (blog)
USA TODAY -Register -Wall Street Journal
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New York Times
UPDATE 1-US FCC nominee Wheeler says will promote competition
Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:42pm EDT. (New throughout with comments from hearing). By Alina Selyukh. WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - Tom Wheeler, President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Federal Communications Commission, on Tuesday pledged to ...
FCC's new chairman wants to end ban on cell phone unlockingArs Technica
FCC nominee Tom Wheeler says he is ready to serveLos Angeles Times
Obama taps telecom lobbyist for FCC, Rep. Watt to head housing finance agencyWashington Post
eWeek -Mashable -New York Times (blog)
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Google Reviews More Prominent With Official Knowledge Graph Update
Google Google officially announced some big changes to a Google Local Local Search feature with its new “Carousel” of local results at the top of the search page. These results show above advertisements in a large banner (see image to right) and are quite ...
Google Adds 'Carousel' to Search ResultsPC Magazine
Google adds 'carousel' feature for local search resultsUSA TODAY
Google Adds Interactive Carousel To Local Search ResultsUbergizmo
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The Australian Financial Review
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg friends a suit and tie, but only briefly
Los Angeles Times
You no longer need to resort to Adobe Photoshop to figure out what habitual hoodie wearer Mark Zuckerberg might look in a suit and tie -- since the wardrobe-etiquette-flouting Facebook CEO actually ditched the hoodie for a meeting with South Korean ...
Facebook CEO meets SKorean presidentFresno Bee
Zuckerberg and the President of Samsung Meet: What's Next for Facebook ...Complex.com
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States tackling Google on human trafficking, drugs
The attorneys general of several states are turning up the heat on Google, concerned that the search engine giant makes it easier for criminals to sell illegal drugs online, engage in human trafficking and peddle pirated intellectual property. At the summer ...
AG Slams Google for Links to Pharmacies, Pirated ContentPC Magazine
Google Defends Efforts Against Rogue PharmaciesInformationWeek
Google 'putting consumers at risk,' state AGs sayNBCNews.com
CNET -Huffington Post -Jackson Clarion Ledger
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