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Meet the One, OnePlus' $299 Nexus killer (Richard Lai/Engadget)

13 hours 11 min ago

Richard Lai / Engadget:
Meet the One, OnePlus' $299 Nexus killer  —  Rarely do we see a tech startup spending five months actively hyping up an unborn product; and when we do, most of them end up being vaporware.  Luckily, that's not the case with OnePlus.  Today, the Shenzhen-based company has finally unveiled …

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WSJ Poised to Hire Quartz's Mims as Tech Columnist, After Manjoo Departure to Times (Kara Swisher/Re/code)

16 hours 5 min ago

Kara Swisher / Re/code:
WSJ Poised to Hire Quartz's Mims as Tech Columnist, After Manjoo Departure to Times  —  The Wall Street Journal is close to hiring Quartz tech and science editor Christopher Mims as its newest tech columnist, said several sources.  If completed, Mims will replace its last new tech columnist Farhad Manjoo …

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PSA: Sprint Is Planning To Make All Its Devices From February 11, 2015 Onward Domestically Unlockable (Ryan Whitwam/Android Police)

16 hours 10 min ago

Ryan Whitwam / Android Police:
PSA: Sprint Is Planning To Make All Its Devices From February 11, 2015 Onward Domestically Unlockable  —  The US mobile market is weird in that almost all the phones floating around here are locked to one carrier or another.  You can usually request an unlock code from the carrier …

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David Einhorn warns of "second tech bubble in 15 years", shorts undisclosed tech stocks (Alex Wilhelm/TechCrunch)

16 hours 46 min ago

Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch:
David Einhorn warns of “second tech bubble in 15 years”, shorts undisclosed tech stocks  —  David Einhorn Just Cried Bubble And Let Slip The Shorts Of War  —  David Einhorn, a hedge fund manager worth north of a billion dollars, isn't bullish on technology stocks.

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Pure Storage Raises $225 Million at a $3 Billion Valuation (Arik Hesseldahl/Re/code)

17 hours 21 min ago

Arik Hesseldahl / Re/code:
Pure Storage Raises $225 Million at a $3 Billion Valuation  —  Pure Storage, the company shaking up the enterprise storage market with a data storage array based solely on flash memory has raised $225 million late stage round of venture capital funding at pre-money valuation of more than $3 billion.

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Microsoft ready to test new Office 'Mix' interactive presentation application (Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet)

18 hours 55 sec ago

Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft ready to test new Office ‘Mix’ interactive presentation application  —  Summary: Microsoft is signing up testers for a soon-to-be-released preview of ‘Office Mix,’ which is a new, interactive presentation application.  —  Microsoft is starting to test its new “Office Mix” …

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AOL Mail locks down email servers to deal with spam tsunami (Iain Thomson/The Register)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 11:20pm

Iain Thomson / The Register:
AOL Mail locks down email servers to deal with spam tsunami  —  Security problems like it's 1995  —  If you've been getting a lot of spam from AOL emails recently it's not because you've fallen into a time rift and it's the nineties all over again - the company has confirmed that it has been under an intensive spoofing attack.

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YouTube channel comes to Roku models launched after July 2011 for US, UK, Canada, Ireland (Greg Kumparak/TechCrunch)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:35pm

Greg Kumparak / TechCrunch:
YouTube channel comes to Roku models launched after July 2011 for US, UK, Canada, Ireland  —  Roku FINALLY Releases A YouTube Channel For Most Of Its Streaming Boxes  —  After what has been seriously way too long, Roku has just launched an official YouTube channel for most of its lil' streaming boxes.

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Justices Skeptical of Aereo's Business (Adam Liptak/New York Times)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 10:30pm

Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Justices Skeptical of Aereo's Business  —  WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled on Tuesday that it was struggling with two conflicting impulses in considering a request from television broadcasters to shut down Aereo, an Internet start-up they say threatens the economic viability of their businesses.

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New York Attorney General: Airbnb and Uber should cooperate with regulators, like Yelp (Eric T. Schneiderman/New York Times)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:50pm

Eric T. Schneiderman / New York Times:
New York Attorney General: Airbnb and Uber should cooperate with regulators, like Yelp  —  Taming the Digital Wild West  —  THE Internet has grown up.  It is no longer just about providing information but about fundamental changes in the way we go about our daily lives.

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OpenSSL code beyond repair, claims creator of "LibreSSL" fork (Jon Brodkin/Ars Technica)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 9:15pm

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
OpenSSL code beyond repair, claims creator of “LibreSSL” fork  —  OpenBSD founder Theo de Raadt has created a fork of OpenSSL, the widely used open source cryptographic software library that contained the notorious Heartbleed security vulnerability.  —  OpenSSL has suffered from a lack …

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EXCLUSIVE: LEAKED LG G3 SCREENS SHOW FRESH UI, CONFIRM 'CONCIERGE' SERVICE, AND MORE (Andy Boxall/Digital Trends)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:40pm

Andy Boxall / Digital Trends:
EXCLUSIVE: LEAKED LG G3 SCREENS SHOW FRESH UI, CONFIRM ‘CONCIERGE’ SERVICE, AND MORE  —  A new, modern UI for LG's upcoming G3 has been revealed in three new screenshots, obtained by Digital Trends from a trusted industry source.  The screens show flatter and brighter icons …

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After Cyberbullying Scandal, Anonymous Social App Yik Yak Raises $1.5 Million (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 8:05pm

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
After Cyberbullying Scandal, Anonymous Social App Yik Yak Raises $1.5 Million  —  Anonymous social networking apps are having a moment.  Following the notable funding rounds for apps like Secret ($8.6 million) and Whisper ($21 million!), newcomer Yik Yak is today announcing a small amount of outside investment, too.

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At trial, Samsung accuses Apple of infringing two patents with iOS FaceTime and Photos apps (Josh Lowensohn/The Verge)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:55pm

Josh Lowensohn / The Verge:
At trial, Samsung accuses Apple of infringing two patents with iOS FaceTime and Photos apps  —  Samsung hopes to make FaceTime a headache for Apple  —  After weeks of playing defense against five Apple patents, Samsung this week went after Apple with two of its own patents …

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Artemis partners with Dish Network to trial its pCell wireless tech in SF later this year (Kyle Russell/Business Insider)

Tue, 04/22/2014 - 7:20pm

Kyle Russell / Business Insider:
Artemis partners with Dish Network to trial its pCell wireless tech in SF later this year  —  Dish Network Is Partnering With This Startup To Make Cellphone Internet 1,000 Times Faster Than 4G  —  In today's world, there's one area of technology that can almost never be fast enough …

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