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Clinton Warns China on Iran Sanctions

China/Japan | YP - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 05:00

The secretary of state told China on Friday that it would face diplomatic isolation if it did not fall in line.

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DealBook: Discovery of JPMorgan Cyberattack Aided by Company That Runs Race Website for Bank

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 17:55

A small Michigan company that runs the website for the JPMorgan Chase Corporate Challenge played a role in helping the bank find the breach of its computer system this summer.

Categories: Technology

Bits Blog: Slack, a Start-Up With an App to Foster Business Collaboration, Is Valued at $1.1 Billion

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 17:52

A young start-up reaches sky-high valuations less than one year after its debut.

Categories: Technology

How Sony wins while losing in the smartphone market

G&M Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 16:58

Meanwhile, PlayStation 4 trounces the Xbox One and has broken even within only a year of its release

Categories: Technology

You’re the Boss Blog: Small Businesses Assess Their Apple Pay Options

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 15:44

So far, a payment-processing executive said, businesses fall into one of three buckets: “those who actively want to use it, those who are exploring it and those that want to wait and see.”

Categories: Technology

Bits Blog: Andy Rubin, Former Head of Android, Departs Google

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:54

The Google executive, who was in charge of the company’s robotics group and spearheaded the Android operating system, will start a tech incubator focused on hardware.

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Hungary backtracks on Internet tax after massive protests

G&M Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:47

Internet service providers would have paid 150 forints (60 U.S. cents) per gigabyte of data traffic

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Room for Debate: Hacking Sexism in Tech

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:34

What can be done to eliminate both subtle and blatant discrimination against women in the tech industry?

Categories: Technology

Talk: Megan Smith: ‘You Can Affect Billions of People’

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 14:30

The chief technology officer of the United States is bringing a Silicon Valley ethos to Washington.

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Samsung has a moment, topping Apple in phone activations

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:38

The third quarter was dandy for Samsung in the US, but researcher CIRP says the iPhone 6 should propel Apple back into the lead in the final three months of 2014.

Categories: Web 2.0

Amazon exec: Fire Phone was overpriced

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 13:38

A top Amazon executive has admitted that the company missed the boat with its Fire Phone and that the original price point may have been to blame.

Categories: Web 2.0

Get a Kindle Fire HD 8.9 with 4G LTE for $159

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:57

What! This big tablet originally sold for over $500. And it comes with 32GB of storage, not just 16GB.

Categories: Web 2.0

Hungary scraps controversial web tax

BBC Technology - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:57

Hungary shelves a proposed tax on internet data traffic after tens of thousands of Hungarians marched against it.

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Sony Reports Narrower Second-Quarter Loss Than Estimated

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:55

Strong sales of its PlayStation 4 games console reduced the impact of its sluggish smartphone division.

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Busy parents call Uber for kids and ditch the carpool

G&M Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:54

“Having an Uber account is a growing trend, especially among high schoolers, reflective of the trust-based sharing economy”

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Huawei does the Honors in CNET UK podcast 409

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:47

Huawei has a new name for Europe, while drones are proving to be both good and evil this Halloween.

Categories: Web 2.0

The metal detectors saving marriages

BBC Technology - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:41

The metal detectorists saving marriages

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A 3.85mm-thick phone? Chinese company Vivo says it's coming

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:12

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo hints at a spectacularly slim smartphone, one-upping Oppo's 4.85mm-thick R5.

Categories: Web 2.0

Bits Blog: Unpacking the F.C.C.’s Online Video Proposal

New York Times Tech - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:06

A blog post by the commission’s chairman about expanding the definition of cable operator to include online video distributors seemed to raise as many questions as it answered.

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Crave Ep. 181: Grasp and feel objects in a virtual environment with the Dexmo VR Glove

Cnet Web 2.0 - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 12:05

Think of the possibilities: you can grab and feel objects in the digital world with this futuristic-looking exoskeleton glove.

Categories: Web 2.0

The Tank Man 6-4

Mark Roswell aka Da Shan

Best Friends Forever: Canada and China