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Latest iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Usage Survey And Updated Lead-Times

Apple's iPhone 6 still showing strong initial usage and some 6 Plus lead-times have shortened.
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The New Oculus VR Headset Makes The Virtual Seem Real

Virtual reality company Oculus VR revealed a new prototype version of its flagship Rift headset this weekend, promising they'd made a 'massive leap' towards the goal of presenting truly immersive virtual worlds.
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Looking Past Smartphones, Qualcomm Sees Huge Growth At Network's Edge

Faced with a slowing demand for smartphones and problems in China, the world's largest smartphone market, Qualcomm said it is working to bring computing power and connectivity to other devices—everything from wearables and washing machines to robots and drones. "There is going to be a tremendous number of new devices that come online, an immense number, actually," Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm's CEO, told developers attending a company conference held in San Francisco on Thursday and Friday. He said Qualcomm wants to help developers get ready for the coming wave of pervasive computing by offering a suite of tools that make it easy to add capabilities like communication, computer vision and wireless charging to household items simply by embedding a Qualcomm chipset.
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The Google Search Evolution

Design changes to Google Search that Jon Wiley and his team have worked on in the past few years:
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Android Circuit: The Moto 360 Reviewed, New Kindle Tablets, Apple Needs Android

This week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the first Android One handset, new Kindle Fire tablets to go with the updated OS, encryption and security issues for Android, a review of the Moto 360, and why Apple needs Android as a research lab.
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A Nuclear Primer -- It's All About Uranium

Nuclear energy is growing around the world after a decades-long lull, especially in developing countries, creating worry that nuclear energy can lead to the proliferation of nuclear weapons. While the basic principles of nuclear physics are the same for nuclear energy as for atomic weapons, that’s about where the similarities end. Nuclear Energy does not lead to nuclear weapons. It never has.
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The Escapist #GamerGate Forums Brought Down In DDoS Attack

After the publication of private emails between journalists, The Escapist's #GamerGate forums have come under attack.
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Facebook News Feed To Surface More Timely Stories

One of the problems with Facebook’s News Feed is that older posts stay at the top for a while. Facebook is addressing this issue by updating its News Feed algorithm. Facebook said that its goal is to show the right content at the right time so that important stories are not missed. The update to the News Feed will be based on two factors: trending topics and engagement (the rate of “likes” and comments).
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Oculus Announces New 'Crescent Bay' VR Headset

Virtual reality company Oculus VR announced a new prototype version of its flagship headset on Saturday, inching the Facebook-owned company closer to releasing a consumer-ready product to stores.
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Snail Rediscovered After Climate Change 'Extinction'

A snail whose disappearance was widely cited as the best example of extinction due to climate change has been found alive and well in the Seychelles.
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Google and Apple encrypt by default

Google and Apple commit to encrypting users' data by default, to protect against hackers and the requests of law enforcement agencies.
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'Artificial eye' to detect particles

The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.
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Microsoft cuts more than 2,000 jobs

Microsoft announces another 2,100 redundancies as part of a plan to cut 18,000 jobs, about 14% of its workforce.
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US military contractors hit by hacks

A US Senate report suggests hackers associated with the Chinese government broke into computers of airlines and ships.
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eBay attack puts its buyers at risk

A sophisticated attack on eBay compromises at least two listings so that users who click on them are redirected to a fake page that attempts to steal their credentials.
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SEO: Law and Good Practice

SEO: law and good practice by Michael Scutt Humans love miracles. Even if you don’t believe that Jesus turned water into wine or fed 5,000 people with five loaves and two fish, miracle cures still attract many [More...]
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WPP: Aqua acquires marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa Applogix

WPP announces that its majority-owned company, Aqua, South Africa’s largest digital agency and part of Wunderman, has acquired Applogix, a marketing and ecommerce technology company in South Africa [More...]
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Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate

Time to reopen the CAPEX v OPEX debate While any discussions about legal technology inevitably have a strong focus on what sort of technology law firms and legal service providers should be buying and how best to then handle the rollout to get lawyers actually using it, the issue of how to pay for it tends to be ignored [More...]
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by Infolaw.co.uk

The internet, useless data and networking

The internet, useless data and networking As an accountant who has spent almost his whole career building businesses [More...]
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by EuropaWire.eu

Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain

Criminal Justice Platform Europe: change of culture regarding the position of victims has to be achieved in the whole judicial chain [More...]
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Kaspersky Lab research reveals Epic operation is the initial stage of the Turla victim infection mechanism

The “Epic” operation serves as the first phase in a multi-stage infection of the Turla campaign [More...]
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EU to cut price caps for data downloads

EU to cut price caps for data downloads It’s a big summer sale courtesy of the European Commission! From 1 July 2014, the EU will cut the price caps for data downloads by more than half: down from 45 cents per megabyte to 20c/MB. It will become even cheaper to use maps, watch videos, check mails and update social networks while travelling across the EU. [More...]
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The Nigerian Spaniel

Apparently some of the same Nigerian fraudsters who have been trying to trick people into transferring funds to their bank accounts (“the Nigerian 419 swindle”) are involved in new criminal operations. According to researchers at , Silicon Valley based security firm, Palo Alto Networks, in operation named Silver Spaniel, [More...]
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Europeans’ Right to Be Forgotten

Europeans’ Right to Be Forgotten The endless war between freedom of speech and the right to online privacy is being extended in upcoming meeting this week, between the European Union (EU) on one side and invites to the meeting…Google, Yahoo and Microsoft [More...]
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Russia’s Amended Legislation On Data Retention

Russia's parliament has passed a bill that requires Internet companies to keep Russians' personal data inside Russia [More...]
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eBay flaw has existed for months

A dangerous flaw that has exposed eBay customers to malicious websites has been affecting the site since at least February, the BBC has found.
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3D printer telescope snaps moon pics

A university is showing the first photographs taken by a £100 telescope built from parts made by a 3D printer.
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Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps down

Multi-billionaire Oracle boss Larry Ellison steps aside to focus on product engineering, as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz are named as co-chief executives.
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Users frustrated by Apple iOS update

Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.
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Skin printer and bee probe win award

A printer that creates fake skin to help burn victims heal, kit to check the health of bees and a solar-powered portable cooker win 2014's national Dyson awards.
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