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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

Free internet abounds

While the internet is not to be thought of as a basic human necessity, such as water, there are some who feel that internet connectivity should be a basic human right.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Social Software, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Smartphone kill switch mandate raises privacy, civil liberty concerns

Megan Boken was chatting with her mom on her new iPhone on August 18, 2012, when a thief shot her dead on the street in St. Louis, Mo.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Wireless, Privacy

8 hrs ago | SiliconValley.com

Google accord with Harvard tie fails judge's smell test

Google's settlement of a privacy lawsuit probably won't win approval because it includes a donation to an Internet research center at Harvard University and to other schools that attorneys who brought the case attended, a judge said.

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Related Topix: Widevine Technologies, Search Engines, Harvard University, Startups, Stanford University

11 hrs ago | WGBH

Tech Week: Uber's Tricks, JPMorgan Hacked & A Desk Microwave

Each weekend, we look back on the tech week that was, which includes original content from NPR and the stories worth noting from across the Internet.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

15 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Wall Street Rebounds from Thursday Losses, Google Testing Drone Delivery

After a day of losses, Wall Street returned to its form from the beginning of the week, with all three major indices posting gains and the S&P 500 posting a record close.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

19 hrs ago | WTMA-AM North Charleston

Why a Former Letter Carrier Says Drones Will Never Replace Postal Workers

Google, Amazon and Domino's Pizza are big fans. The FAA is feeling it out. But one person clearly not a part of "Team Drone" is Matty Rose, a 70-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired mail carrier.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, The Postal Service, Indie

23 hrs ago | Northwest Florida Daily News

Two charged in connection with large scale theft ring

Two Chicago men arrested in Destin on Aug. 25 are believed to be part of a large scale theft ring, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Destin, FL, Okaloosa County, FL, Retail, Target, Wireless

Fri Aug 29, 2014

InfoWorld

Mozilla presses forward with new revenue plan, debuts ads in Firefox preview

Mozilla has added small advertisements to the new tab page of Firefox's roughest-edged build, the channel dubbed "Nightly" because it is updated each evening.

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Search Engines

SFGate

We Braved The Flying Trapeze To See Why Google's Sergey Brin Loves It So Much

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Search Engines, Sergey Brin

Reuters

Women venture capitalists underperform men, say Harvard academics

Women venture capitalists underperform their male counterparts by some 15 percent, according to a new Harvard University study, but the performance differences have narrowed over time and in firms that employ more than a single female venture partner.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, University of Texas at Austin

Wall Street Journal

China's Internet Wants to Be in Pictures

It also plans to first make five of its originally produced online shows into big-screen films.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Baidu, Internet, Science / Technology, Alibaba

CIO

Baidu, Tencent help Chinese shopping malls take on Alibaba

Baidu and Tencent are teaming up with a Chinese shopping mall operator in a joint venture that could steal business away from local e-commerce giant Alibaba Group.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Tencent, Search Engines, Baidu, Alibaba, Internet, Science / Technology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

CIO

Top Things to Consider as You Prepare for the Transition to 802.11ac Gigabit

This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

The Tribune

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Search Engines, Amazon, us Travel, Travel, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Brandon Sun

Google's secret lab working on fleet of self-flying vehicles to deliver packages more quickly

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

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Related Topix: Search Engines

SOA World Magazine

@ThingsExpo | @Broadcom Offers $20 #IoT Developer Kit

The IoT has the potential to transform the world, bringing new functions and efficiency to big problems such as disease, poverty, traffic, and government transparence.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

Squamish Chief

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Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Search Engines

BroadwayWorld.com

Transfer Content Back to the Station or Cloud With FS-H Portable Recorders' Built-in FTP

VITEC , a worldwide leader in advanced video solutions, today announced new firmware providing footage transfer back to the station or cloud service using Wi-Fi or Ethernet connectivity for its Focus FS-H50, FS-H60 , and FS-H70 portable H.264 video recorders.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Wireless, Cameras

Network World

Wireless competition heats up, and so do changes in executive ranks

AT&T's Ralph De La Vega greets Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at the Fire Phone launch in June.

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Related Topix: AT&T, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Amazon, Jeff Bezos, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

The Standard

Samsung and LG unveil new smartwatches

South Korea's Samsung and LG unveiled new smartwatches Thursday with upgraded functions and design as they step up their drive to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Bluetooth, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

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