Facebook takes aim at expanding internet access using laser-equipped drones

In its quest to connect all corners of the globe and get even more people signing onto the social networking juggernaut Facebook has completed the first full-scale model of its internet-broadcasting ...

Fri 31 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Nvidia issues Shield Tablet recall due to fire hazard

Nvidia on Friday announced it is recalling select Shield Tablets due to a potential fire hazard. The company has issued instructions on how to determine if your slate is impacted by the recall ...

17 hours ago from Techspot

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Yahoo tries to get more fashionable with Polyvore purchase

Yahoo is buying style-tip specialist Polyvore in its latest attempt to become a more fashionable place to advertise.

Sat 1 Aug 15 from Phys.org

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Mozilla CEO publishes open letter to Microsoft chief regarding Windows 10 upgrade process

Microsoft would have you believe that Windows 10 is the best thing since sliced bread. Not everyone is convinced, however, including Mozilla CEO Chris Beard.

17 hours ago from Techspot

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Facebook's Lollapalooza feed shows the festival you're missing

If you can't make a pilgrimage to Lollapalooza but want to get a sense of what it's like to be there beyond the concert streams, Facebook might have what you're looking for. It's testing an ...

8 hours ago from Engadget

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Frontback's selfie app is back thanks to an anonymous rescuer

Tech startups rarely get a second chance if they fail, since they can't usually draw on the help of either a huge following or a pile of cash. However, the recently defunct Frontback ...

7 hours ago from Engadget

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Uber set to expand services in India over next nine months with $1 billion investment

Uber is set to invest $1 billion in India over the next six months as the ride-hailing company targets to hit 1 million trips per day by March 2016. The firm wants to use the money to expand ...

17 hours ago from Techspot

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New, improved Apple TV may come in September

If John Paczkowski’s sources are right, we may be seeing a new Apple TV this September along with a series of fresh iPhones. The rumor comes from “[s]ources familiar with Apple's ...

Fri 31 Jul 15 from Geek.com

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Sling TV says Comcast/NBC doesn't want to run its ads

Just as Comcast dips its toe in the internet TV business, Sling TV is claiming that the giant is refusing to run ads for its service on NBC stations that it owns. According to Sling TV CEO Roger ...

8 hours ago from Engadget

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Mark Karpeles, bitcoin exchange MtGox CEO, arrested in Japan

The CEO of what was one of the world's largest virtual currency exchanges has been arrested by Japanese police.

Sat 1 Aug 15 from The Independent

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