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It’s not who you expect.
From: The Kernel | By: Mike Wehner | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Last year at about this time Apple announced a number of new products including the Apple Watch. Without knowing the constraints Apple faced in the introduction of this watch, I was critical of the branding - particularly the name choice. I thought it...
From: AOL Television | By: Ira Kalb | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Reports of Amazon layoffs, a new digital assistant service and artificial intelligence in general....
From: New York Times | By: FARHAD MANJOO and MIKE ISAAC | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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GUEST: If the Apple Watch has taught me anything, it’s that all smartwatches are going to require us as product developers, marketers, and publishers to fundamentally reconsider our notion of interruptions and the role they play in how we communicate...
From: VentureBeat | By: Charles Teague, Lose It | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Google this week published an interesting blog post which instructed app developers how to disable a major security setting in Apple's upcoming new iOS 9 operating system so Google could send ads. OS 9 is Apple's new software update for iPhones and...
From: Business Insider | By: Julie Bort | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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A couple weeks ago, I posted Separating advertising’s wheat and chaff, contrasting privacy-respecting brand advertising (the wheat) with privacy-offending tracking-based advertising (the chaff), better known in the industry as “adtech.” Apple pushes...
From: Doc Searls | By: Doc Searls | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Do you remember where you were when Steve Jobs died? I do. There are only a handful of historical events that I remember that vividly, and for some reason Jobs' death in 2011 is one of them. Even if you don't remember exactly where you were or what you...
From: Business Insider | By: Alex Heath | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Microsoft may have been first to the tablet market with their failed attempt to launch a Windows XP tablet in 2012, but it was only when the Apple iPad hit stores that the tablet market really exploded. It will no doubt be frustrating to Redmond to have...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Steve Brownlie | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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In today’s round up of candids, we have pics of Rihanna, Zendaya and Christina Milian making rounds in a few laid back looks. Peep the pics and find out what they were up to inside…. Pop princess Rihanna loves changing up her looks for something...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: _YBF | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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This past week MTV announced Kanye West would be honored with the Video Vanguard Award at 2015 MTV VMAs, Burger King proposed a McDonald’s collab with the “McWhopper,” and Daft Punk traveled to a galaxy far, far away in “Darth … The post Top...
From: High Snobiety | By: Brian Farmer | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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If you've used a Nintendo Wii Remote before, you may already be familiar with navigating the next Apple TV For weeks, reports have said Apple's new TV streaming box will include an upgraded remote that includes a trackpad. But it could also use Wii-like...
From: Mashable | By: Ronald Chavez | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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With Apple finally revealing the date of when we'll see the next iPhone and Instagram abandoning square photos, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps. See also: How to disable autoplay for videos on Facebook and Twitter Luckily, every...
From: Mashable | By: Karissa Bell | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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If not now, then when? This is the defining moment when corporate America needs to stand up and publicly show leadership on confronting the biggest threat to our prosperity and social cohesion -- climate change. Like a cornered wild animal, the fossil...
From: AOL Television | By: Jo Confino | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Apple is expected to announce its next iPhones at a press event in San Francisco September 9th. The rumors of what the new phones will look like and act like have been flying for months, and VentureBeat’s own sources have given us some reliable insights...
From: VentureBeat | By: Mark Sullivan | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Ever since Apple sent out invitations for its big iPhone event on Sept. 9 I've been wracking my brain trying to figure out one big component of the event: the location. Historically, Apple holds its events at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco or...
From: Mashable | By: Christina Warren | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Starting in September, the Google Chrome web browser will no longer automatically show Adobe Flash advertisements, the search giant announced yesterday.  Chrome is the second most popular browser for desktop and laptop computers, with about 28% market...
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Weinberger | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The company has stumbled badly, but it learns from its failures.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Daniel B. Kline, The Motley Fool | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac has acquired some newly leaked photos that show the new camera and screen of the next iPhones — likely called the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. The new phones will be introduced at Apple’s fall event on September 9. The photo...
From: VentureBeat | By: Mark Sullivan | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 was released last week and the consensus seems to be that it is the best large-sized smartphone on the market today. Fox News noted a major feature of the Galaxy Note 5 that users won’t be able to find on any current iPhone....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Daryl Deino | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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It's no secret that Apple and Tidal are at each other's throats over music exclusives, but that fight might have reached a new peak. Tidal claims that Apple stopped it from streaming Drake's brief guest appearance at New Orleans' Lil Weezyana Fest......
From: Engadget | By: Jon Fingas | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Jim Cramer fills his blog on RealMoney every day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what's happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on: Why China won't cause us as much pain...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Start-up WileyFox is taking on Apple and Samsung with its new smartphone - and critics love it...
From: Telegraph | By: Rebecca Burn-Callander | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is, in a word, gorgeous. With this phone and its smaller and slightly older sister, the S6 Edge, Samsung has out-Appled Apple. The two iPhone 6 models look great but the Edge S6 rivals from Samsung are even better. The phone may be...
From: Forbes | By: Larry Magid | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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The six tech startups that want to revolutionise the way we drive.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, August 30, 2015
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If the Macalope knows one thing it’s that the way to solve the problem of people yelling “FIRE!” in crowded movie houses is to yell “TOO MANY PEOPLE YELL ‘FIRE!’ IN CROWDED MOVIE HOUSES!” in a crowded movie house.Writing for The Next Web,...
From: Macworld | By: The Macalope | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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While rumors of 4-inch iPhone 6C have persisted over the last few months, a new report indicates that we won't be seeing it at Apple's iPhone launch event on September 9.
From: Times of India | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Apple headlines for the week ending Aug. 28, 2015It’s finally official: Apple will hold a product announcement event in San Francisco on September 9. The rumors says we’ll see a new iPhone and maybe an Apple TV. But the big question is, who will...
From: Macworld | By: Roman Loyola | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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It's no secret that the iPhone 5c didn't manage to do as well as Apple expected, mainly given the company's marketing model.
From: The Economic Times | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Explained in plain English
From: Time | By: Alex Fitzpatrick | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The iPhone 6s will feature animated wallpapers like the Apple Watch, according to new reports...
From: Telegraph | By: Rhiannon Williams | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. A vacant, aging house barely visible behind trees and brush holds rich tales of its history. Inside the three-story home, overlapping "Vs" are scratched into door frames and studs as a symbol to ward off evil spirits. Handmade nails...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Johns Hopkins University, in partnership with developer Thread Research, plans to harness Apple Watch and iPhone sensors to power an ambitious ResearchKit study on epilepsy that could one day lead to an accurate method of predicting seizures....
From: Apple Insider | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Bryce Petty seems like a perfectly fine gentleman who is good at throwing footballs, which explains why the New York Jets took him in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL Draft and signed him to a four-year contract. Petty is also from Georgia and went to...
From: With Leather | By: Bill DiFilippo | Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Apple will unveil its new iPhone Sept. 9 at San Francisco’s Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, the company said Thursday in an invite with the tagline, “Hey Siri, give us a hint.” The event is closely watched by the tech world and Wall Street analysts...
From: TechFlash | By: Riley McDermid | Friday, August 28, 2015
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This week’s Apple Loop includes the confirmed launch dates for the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, details on pre-order and retail dates, the new camera technology in the iPhones, the risky move to include Force Touch, the cancellation of the iPhone 5C, a customized...
From: Forbes | By: Ewan Spence | Friday, August 28, 2015
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A deleted Amazon page for the upcoming Huawei Watch may add to evidence that Google is planning to make the Android Wear platform compatible with iOS devices....
From: Apple Insider | Friday, August 28, 2015
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These kids who were born after 1995 are quickly growing up and gaining purchasing power. But this cohort is unlike any demographic marketers have ever tried to engage. The post Get On Fleek—Start Paying Attention to Gen Z appeared first on Chiefmarketer....
From: Promo Magazine | By: admin | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Apple has officially confirmed the September 9th launch date for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. After plenty of speculation, including confirmed reports from Forbes, Apple has indeed targeted September 9th as the day they will unveil the latest in the iPhone...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Ernest Shepard | Friday, August 28, 2015
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's online music subscription service is losing a key player as millions of listeners near the end of a free three-month trial period that has drawn mixed reviews.Ian Rogers is leaving Apple to take a job at an unidentified...
From: Business Insider | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Smartwatches that run on Android Wear, Google's software for smartwatches, are only compatible with Android phones and tablets. Now, however, it looks like there's one Android Wear watch that will work with the iPhone. The preorder page for Huawei's...
From: Business Insider | By: Lisa Eadicicco | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The Apple Watch is nice, but it didn't quite live up to the hype. Indeed, ever since the Apple Watch's release, interest in smartwatches as a category is declining because people realized they're really not "the next big thing." Instead, smartwatches...
From: Business Insider | By: Antonio Villas-Boas | Friday, August 28, 2015
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People participating in Samsung's "Ultimate Test Drive" program -- allowing iPhone owners to try a Galaxy S6, S6 Edge+, or Galaxy Note 5 for 30 days -- are being offered up to $200 in perks if they actually switch....
From: Apple Insider | Friday, August 28, 2015
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The Pentagon wants to use wearables for more than just tracking steps. It's pouring $75 million over the next five years into the FlexTech Alliance -- a group made of 162 separate organizations, including Apple, Boeing and Harvard -- to create a "M......
From: Play Savvy | By: Devindra Hardawar | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Tech giant will offer smaller iPhone 5s as well as iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.        ...
From: USA Today | Friday, August 28, 2015
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 Apple Watch not for you? The Amazon preorder page for the Huawei Watch states that the device will support iOS. Now, at this point, it’s unclear if this is a typo or unreleased information — let’s hope it’s the latter. So far iPhone owners...
From: TechCrunch | By: Matt Burns | Friday, August 28, 2015
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She doesn’t promise to be helpful
From: Time | By: rolandattimeinc | Friday, August 28, 2015
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Beauty Behind the Madness tries to cash in on the Toronto R&B singer’s dead-eyed hedonist persona, but is at its best when it lightens up....
From: The Atlantic | By: Spencer Kornhaber | Friday, August 28, 2015
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