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Apple software to drive smart Ferrari – CNBC.com

CNBC.comFirst the mobile phone, now the car. Having revolutionised personal communication Apple now wants to change the way we drive. The technology group will next week launch its first in-car operating system with Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo as it …Apple to unveil acirciOS in the Caracirc integration next weekT3Apple to announce ‘iOS in the Car’ […]

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AT&T plans national tech trial – Sun-Sentinel

Sun-SentinelAT&T has proposed a region of Palm Beach County for a years-long trial that would switch customers to new Internet-based technologies for services ranging from phone service to broadband and television. The goal is to transition customers to new networks …AT&T is testing its next-gen phone network on rural areas and retireesWashington Post (blog)AT&T seeks […]

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Apple’s new iBeacon MFi standards could pave the way for iWatch – TechRadar UK

TechRadar UKApple has formalized its standards for iBeacon, specifying the required specs for devices and apps with the Bluetooth tracking technology to be added to the ranks of other “Made for iPhone” (MFi) devices. In short that means that future iBeacon products and …Apple Releases iBeacon SpecsMorning News USAApple formalizes iBeacon Bluetooth spec in the […]

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We get touchy-feely with Fujitsu’s haptic sensory tablet (video) – Engadget

EngadgetSince Fujitu’s prototype Haptic Sensor Tablet revealed yesterday is all about touch, describing it will be like trying to explain how a steak tastes. But here goes: it works by emitting ultrasonic vibrations below the touchscreen, which can be pulsed with varying …Fujitsu develops prototype sensory technology tabletAsahi ShimbunRough Screen: Fujitsu Tablet Simulates Textured, Slippery […]

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“We don’t need more police”: Mayor & Police Chief hit a nerve at town hall – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalAnd while some balked at the surveillance, Mayor Quan argued that this technology brings Oakland in step with cities using the same tactics to get safe. “We can’t pretend to live in a world where these tools won’t help,” she said. During the Q&A, many …Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issuesKTVU San FranciscoOakland […]

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Steve Perlman’s Amazing Wireless Machine Is Finally Here – Businessweek

BusinessweekIt was almost three years ago that Steve Perlman began courting controversy by promising something of a wireless technology panacea. A relentless entrepreneur and inventor, he unveiled a prototype called DIDO in this magazine’s pages. The technology …Sculley & Perlman: Wireless World Is Breaking OpenBloombergSteve Perlman’s Artemis unveils his ‘breakthrough’ wireless broadband …VentureBeatOnLive creator’s next […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor ‘confirmed’ – CNET

CNETA report citing inside sources says the upcoming smartphone will come equipped with fingerprint reading technology within the device’s home button. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. February 17, 2014 7:53 PM PST. Follow @darakerr. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 could …Samsung launches Note 3 Neo, Galaxy NotePRO, Tab3 NeoHindu Business LineIndian smartphone mkt to double to 80mn […]

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Google To Set Up New Office In San Francisco To House Engineers Who Came … – International Business Times

International Business TimesSigns in opposition of technology companies are seen in San Francisco, Calif. on Dec. 9, 2013. A Google Inc commuter bus was blocked in San Francisco’s Mission district for about a half hour Monday morning, highlighting many residents’ growing concern …Google said to open 200-worker office in San FranciscoCNETSkip The Bus, Report Claims […]

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Google Acquires Security Startup to Let Users Log In With ‘Ultrasonic Sound’ – Reuters

ReutersWhen it comes to security, Google is trying something a little different. The search giant has acquired SlickLogin, a young security startup that authenticates user identities using — get this — high frequency sounds. The technology could serve as a replacement …Why did Google acquire sound login startup SlickLogin? Because security …VentureBeatGoogle slurps sound-powered security […]

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Google buys up sound-powered security upstart SlickLogin – Register

RegisterGoogle has bought five-month-old security startup SlickLogin, which specialises in sound-based authentication technology. Financial terms of the deal were kept secret. The Israel-based company, which was founded by three ex-Israeli-military security bods …Google buys secure access outfit SlickloginInquirerGoogle buys sound authentication firmBBC NewsGoogle buys SlickLogin: Here’s how the sound-based passwords workFirstpostDaily News & Analysis –Times […]

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Google buys sound authentication firm – BBC News

BBC NewsGoogle has acquired SlickLogin – an Israeli start-up behind the technology that allows websites to verify a user’s identity by using sound waves. It works by playing a uniquely generated, nearly-silent sound through computer speakers, which is picked up by an …Google acquires SlickLogin to help make the Internet saferAndroid CommunityGoogle buys sound-based authentication […]

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Mobile, Internet and social media technology embraced worldwide – Deseret News

Mobile, Internet and social media technology embraced worldwideDeseret NewsWhile texting, surfing the Web and checking in via Facebook has become a routine part of life in the United States, emerging nations are also rapidly adopting mobile and Internet technology, according to a report released this week by Pew Research … and more …read more Source: […]

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Google Acquires Sound Authentication Startup ‘SlickLogin’ – PC Magazine

PC MagazineIt’ll hack off your pets, we bet, but SlickLogin’s high-frequency sound wave technology will at least allow you to log into your favorite websites faster. 0shares. SlickLogin. Google has officially acquired Israeli security startup SlickLogin and, we admit, their …Google acquires password sounds startup SlickLoginCNETGoogle acquires SlickLogin to use sounds for passwordsPocket-lint.comGoogle Acquires SlickLogin […]

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Oscars: Science and technology awards handed out – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Academy Awards for Scientific and Technical Awards have been handed out at a ceremony in Beverly Hills. The awards, which are held separately from the Oscars ceremony on 2 March, recognise more than 50 of the most creative behind-the-scenes …Kristen Bell and Michael B. Jordan Co-Host the Academy’s Scientific and …GossipCenter.comSciTech Awards: Chris […]

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Developing Countries Obsessed With Social Media – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceDeveloping Countries, social media, world technology Even though the U.S. might be the place of origin for Facebook, America’s use of the Internet, particularly social media is quite limited compared to the social media obsession found in developing …17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the USLiveScience.comFacebook birthplace US ranks low […]

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Robots Based on the Behavior of Termites – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceAdvances in modern robotics have helped develop robots that are based on the pattern of how termites behave in a colony. Developers believe that the new technology will help researchers work in areas that would otherwise be considered dangerous for …Termite-inspired robots developed to build autonomouslyTheCelebrityCafe.comRobot construction crew works autonomously, is kind of […]

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Emerging Countries Surge Ahead of U.S. in Social Media, Cell Phone Use – The Wire

The WireA new study published by the Pew Research Center finds that some developing nations are fast catching up to the United States when it comes to using mobile devices and social media. It’s easy to forget that online ubiquity doesn’t stretch across the …17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the USLiveScience.comEmerging […]

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Phishing emails containing malware may have enabled Target breach – SC Magazine

SC MagazineAttackers in the Target breach used phishing emails containing malware to steal system credentials from Fazio Mechanical Services, according to a report by technology journalist Brian Krebs. The emails containing malware were sent out to Fazio Mechanical …Data Security Dos & Don’ts From The Target BreachInformationWeekTarget breach may have started with email phishingCBS NewsTarget […]

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17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the US – LiveScience.com

LiveScience.comThe U.S. may be the birthplace of Facebook, but Americans are far from the most social–network obsessed people on the planet. Egypt, Russia, the Philippines and 14 other developing countries outpace the U.S. in the proportion of internet users who log …Emerging nations catching up to US on technology adoption, especially mobile …Pew Research CenterEmerging […]

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NYPD ogles Google Glass specs – CNN

CNNNew York (CNN) — The New York Police Department has procured two pair of Google Glass specs, the experimental head-mounted computers, to determine possible applications to police work, the department said in a statement. The technology feeds …Robocop Reality: NYPD Testing Google GlassInternational Business TimesNYPD Confirms They Are ‘Assessing’ Google GlassGothamistNYPD Testing Google Glass for […]

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HTC, Nokia reach settlement on patent lawsuits – New Straits Times

New Straits TimesTAIPEI: Taiwan’s smartphone maker HTC said Saturday it has signed a patent and technology collaboration agreement with Finnish phone giant Nokia to end all pending patent litigation between them. Under the deal, HTC will make payments to Nokia and …HTC and Nokia settle global patent lawsuitsWantChinaTimesHTC, Nokia settle global patent lawsuitsFocus Taiwan News […]

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Microsoft hopes new, old leaders can rekindle magic – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella may find it tough to push change with co-founder Bill Gates and former CEO Steve Ballmer …Microsoft’s new CEO gets handsome compensation packageUSA TODAYMicrosoft appoints Scott Guthrie new […]

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Gorkana US Interviews Zennie Abraham About Zennie62.com

Gorkana Group US, which “offers a more effective way for PR and marketing professionals to access customised media intelligence,” released a post-CES analysis of social media influencers at CES 2014, or International CES (or the dreaded name they hate, “Consumer Electronics Show”), and found that my blog, Zennie62.com, or Zennie62blog.com, was one of the most […]

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Microsoft Names Engineering Executive as New Chief – New York Times

New York TimesSEATTLE — Microsoft on Tuesday announced that Satya Nadella would be its next leader, betting on a longtime engineering executive to help the company keep better pace with changes in technology. The selection of Mr. Nadella to replace Steven A.Microsoft names Satya Nadella new CEOCNETMicrosoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEOWall Street JournalMicrosoft […]

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Internet Firms Release Data on NSA Spy Requests – ABC News

ABC NewsMajor technology firms have released new data on how often they are ordered to turn over customer information for secret national security investigations — figures showing the government collected data on thousands of Americans. The Monday release …Web companies give first look at secret government data requestsReutersFacebook, Google, Microsoft and Others Release Report on […]

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Next step may be cars built to avoid crashes – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeWASHINGTON — Your car might see a deadly crash coming even if you don’t, the government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they’re plunging toward peril. The action, still some …Auto safety regulators move toward vehicle-to-vehicle communicationLos Angeles TimesCars! Talk Amongst […]