Tag Archives: Technology

The Tech Zone 5: AT&T Whines About Netflix, Facebook Acquires Oculus, and more…



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AT&T to Netflix users: Stop mooching and pay up

Facebook purchases VR headset maker Oculus for $2 billion

Spotify goes after college students with half-price subscription offer

Court Orders Turkey to Lift Twitter Ban

Diamond Wire promises to revolutionise data transfer in computers

Sprint to launch HD Voice calls nationwide in July

Apple wants to make it safer to text and walk with transparent texting

Amazon and Microsoft follow Google in price cuts

Microsoft Office Mobile is Now Free for iPhone and Android Phones

 

 

 

 

The Tech Zone 4: NASA Contest, Wearable Tech, Primordial Waves, and more…



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Microsoft releases OneNote for free on Mac and Windows, adds new note-taking tools

NASA will award $35,000 to citizen asteroid hunters

Google and Viacom end YouTube lawsuit, agree to work together

Twitter testing ‘Fave People’ timeline, lets you keep your favorite users in one place

Intel: Wearable technology is failing because it’s not doing enough

States jump aboard Justice Department probe of Comcast-Time Warner merger

U.S. Navy’s Robot Firefighters Prepare for a Test Run

Google’s Chromecast dongle goes beyond US, launches in 11 more countries

How the Biggest Scientific Discovery of the Year Was Kept a Secret

Forget the NSA. Tech Companies May Be Reading Your Email Too

‘We’ll eradicate Twitter’: Turkey blocks Twitter access

Wendy’s now lets you pay for a meal with its mobile app

Twitter kills its music app, which never got much play

Google’s 3D-sensing phones are taking a trip to the International Space Station

Turkey turns the screw on Twitter ban, blocks social network at ISP level

The Tech Zone 3: Snowden, Ubuntu Smartphones, End of XP, and more…



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Snowden says encryption and oversight are key to protecting the public from surveillance

Google wants Android to be your wearable OS of choice

Netflix got a bit faster on Comcast after opening its wallet

Ubuntu smartphones will cost $200-$400

ER doctors use Google Glass and QR codes to identify patients

VLC’s media player hits Windows 8 in beta form

Starbucks app to let you pre-order your coffee later this year

G.E. Has Found a Way To Cool a Fridge With Magnets

Microsoft is paying Windows XP users to jump ship

US Government Is Finally Giving Up Control of the Internet

San Antonio clears Google Fiber’s legal hurdles ahead of a possible deal

Your bank will pay Microsoft to keep running its ATMs

Get Ready for Video Ads in Your Facebook Newsfeed

The Tech Zone 2: Apple TV, Keurig DRM, Facebook Drones, Google Glass emotion apps, and more…



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After pulling in $1 billion in 2013, is a new Apple TV on the way

Revolutionary membrane can keep your heart beating perfectly forever

Qello Is Like Netflix for Music Documentaries and Concerts

Keurig plans to use DRM in upcoming machines to lock out competitor cups

Growing graphene on silver could improve solar cells

Android tablets overtake pricey iPads in latest popularity contest

Facebook plans to unleash an army of drones to connect the world

Bitcoin Exchange Flexcoin Wiped Out By Theft

Staring at a Screen Won’t Permanently Damage Your Eyes

NXP Staff Strike for More Pay

Intel Just Bought Itself One of the Best Fitness Trackers Out There

RadioShack plans to close over 1,000 ‘underperforming’ stores

Startup Slashes SRAM Power With Standard Logic Process

BlackBerry boss says there’s a 50 percent chance things won’t work out

Microsoft’s Attempt To Convert Users From Windows XP Backfires

More trouble ahead as mobile pushes PC industry into its biggest ever fall

Why Microsoft Makes $5 to $15 From Every Android Device Sold

New Ruling Means Commercial Drones Are Finally Legal… Sort Of

Brands’ Organic Facebook Reach Has Plummeted Since October

Got the feels? Google Glass app can recognize emotions

Fittingly, Facebook is building an Ikea-style data center in Sweden