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Tesla’s Model S Gets Titanium Upgrade With Triple Underbody Shield – ABC News

ABC NewsElon Musk’s Tesla Motors has adding a triple underbody shield to the company’s cars after well-publicized fire incidents last year, in turn closing out a federal probe. The car undersides now have a triple bullet-proof titanium shield. Musk, chief executive of …Tesla beefs up battery shields, NHTSA ends fire probeUSA TODAYTesla Model S fire […]

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Science on social media – ChicagoNow (blog)

ChicagoNow (blog)The media has helped – particularly social media, which allows scientists and science publications to package their content in a way that appeals to the masses. What follows is a guide to some of the best science social feeds and pages on the Web … …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google […]

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BlackBerry’s Chen Does Apparent About-Face on Handsets – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThat seems like an about-face for Chief Executive John Chen, who just three months ago appeared to largely write off that part of the business as a future source of growth. Mr. Chen said Friday that the Canadian smartphone maker plans to relaunch …Blackberry considers bringing BBM to desktop PCsTelegraph.co.ukBlackberry Loses Less on […]

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Microsoft’s ALREADY telling of bugs in Fondle-Office for iPad – Register

RegisterMicrosoft has pointed out that the newly released Office for iPad won’t immediately work for users of its SharePoint 2010 collaboration suite. As explained in two blog posts, one covering Excel documents and the other addressing PowerPoint files, the problem …Microsoft finally unveils Office for the iPadSan Jose Mercury NewsOffice for iPad: Microsoft Shifts StrategyInformationWeekOffice […]

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Facebook Looks to Drones to Boost Internet Access – PC Magazine

PC MagazineFacebook has acquired key members of U.K.-based Ascenta to help it reach the goal of worldwide Internet access. 0shares. Facebook Ascenta drones. Can drones help expand broadband availability? Facebook’s new Connectivity Lab is looking at the …Facebook looks to drones, lasers and satellites for Internet accessCNNFacebook drones to offer low-cost net accessBBC NewsFacebook lab […]

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Amazon to Offer Free TV, Music Video Streaming Service – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsAmazon is reportedly planning to offer advertising-supported streaming services for both television and music-video content. (Photo : Reuters). Amazon is reportedly planning to offer advertising-supported streaming services for both television and …Amazon Denies Reports On Free Streaming ServiceBillboardAmazon Streaming Device To Be Unveiled Next WednesdayTekRevueRoku launches 3500R streaming USB stickHD ReportKOKI FOX […]

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‘Twitter, Mtwitter!’: Turkish Prime Minister’s 9 Craziest Quotes About Social … – Mashable

MashableTurkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan really doesn’t like social media. Four days before the municipal elections, the Turkish strongman has blocked Twitter and banned YouTube after corruption allegations surfaced on the two social media platforms.Turkey’s War On Social Media Could Scare Off Foreign InvestmentHuffington PostTurkey’s Social Media Crackdown Continues With YouTube BlockFast CompanyTurkey could […]

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New BlackBerry phones to cater to keyboard aficionados: CEO – Reuters

ReutersTORONTO (Reuters) – BlackBerry Ltd plans to introduce high-end smartphones that cater to keyboard aficionados in the coming 18 months, in an effort to win back core corporate and government clients who have shunned the company’s touch-screen devices …BlackBerry Loss Less Than Estimated as Reforms Take RootBloombergBlackBerry restructuring shows early signs of recovery in Q4 […]

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Jihad by social media – Financial Times

Jihad by social mediaFinancial TimesJaman embodied a phenomenon that is not only baffling the west’s security services, but alarming them too: the burgeoning of radical Islamism through social media across Europe, which is radicalising thousands of young Muslims, dissolving borders, … …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google     

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US judge rules Baidu’s censorship is protected as free speech – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – A U.S. judge has ruled that the Chinese search engine Baidu has the right to block pro-democracy works from its query results, dismissing a lawsuit that sought to punish the company for Internet censorship. The lawsuit against Baidu, …China’s Freedom of SearchWall Street JournalChina’s Baidu defeats US lawsuit over censored search […]

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Facebook hires drone-making team to spread Internet around world – Washington Times

Washington TimesFacebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has just paid about $20 million to hire a team of drone makers in a small community in England, with hopes of developing a system that connects the world to the Internet via a complex network of drones, satellite and lasers.Tiny drone maker lands in Facebook spotlightFinancial TimesFacebook Eyes the SkiesWOAI.comFacebook […]

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MAP: Here Are the Countries That Block Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube – Mother Jones

Mother JonesOn Thursday, the Turkish government blocked the country’s access to YouTube, after banning Twitter earlier this month, in an effort to quell anti-government sentiment prior to local elections on March 30. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan …Turkey blocks YouTube days after Twitter crackdownCNNTurkey calls Syria security leak ‘villainous,’ blocks YouTubeReutersTurkey Muzzles YouTube, Media […]

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Office for iPad, First Take: Recommended, if you have an Office 365 subscription – ZDNet

ZDNetMicrosoft’s suite of Office tools for iPad has finally arrived, with versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint (and a revamped OneNote as a bonus). It’s a fresh take on Office, designed to be used in conjunction with Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 and OneDrive …FINALLY: Microsoft touts Office for iPad – BUT there’s a catchRegisterMicrosoft Office […]

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Soyuz Successfully Docks at ISS After Minor Hiccup – The Moscow Times

The Moscow TimesThe Russian Soyuz spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station, or ISS, after failing to make its originally planned Wednesday rendezvous. The three-man Expedition 39 reached the orbital outpost at 3:53 a.m., the Federal Space …Russian-US crew docks at ISS after two-day delayNDTVRussian spacecraft brings three-man crew to ISS after 2-day […]

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Tiny drone maker lands in Facebook spotlight – Financial Times

Financial TimesThe future of internet connectivity – and Facebook – could lie with a small clutch of drone makers in a corner of Somerset, England. The world’s biggest social network acquired the team behind Ascenta for just under $20m, according to a person familiar with …Facebook Eyes the SkiesWOAI.comFacebook may deliver web via dronesIndependent OnlineFacebook […]

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Microsoft Office For iPad Released: 3 Things You Need To Know About The … – International Business Times

International Business TimesUsers will have to pay $99.99 a year for an Office 365 subscription if they want to use the apps to edit documents. Microsoft. Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), as predicted, hosted a media event in San Francisco on Thursday to release Office for iPad …Microsoft already pointing out bugs in Office for iPadRegisterMicrosoft CEO […]

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iPhone 6 likely to be launched in September – Zee News

Zee NewsNew Delhi: Apple Inc’s newest iPhone will see global roll out as early as September as per an international news daily report. Apple’s sixth-generation iPhone will come with a larger screen option, higher resolution and bigger screens, the report further said.New iPhone likely out in September, reports Japan’s business dailygulfnews.comApple iPhone 6 release ‘as […]

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Microsoft Office hits number one spot in Apple’s App Store after just 12 hours – VentureBeat

VentureBeatFollowing two years of rumors, Microsoft finally launched its Office suite of apps on the iPad today. And despite how frustrating it was to wait, it looks like iPad users aren’t miffed at all: the freemium app is now ranked number one in Apple’s App Store among …First impressions: Microsoft Office for iPadTimes of IndiaMicrosoft […]

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Russian-US crew docks at ISS after two-day delay – NDTV

NDTVMoscow: A Russian spacecraft with two Russians and a NASA astronaut aboard on Friday docked successfully at the International Space Station after a technical hitch caused an unprecedented two-day delay. The Soyuz TMA-12M carrying Russia’s …Russian-US crew makes belated arrival at space stationToronto SunSoyuz technical hitch delays US-Russia crew’s ISS dockingSydney Morning HeraldRussian craft docks […]