Blackberry launches the Classic, a new phone for people that want an old keyboard

Blackberry today launched its Classic, a new phone that it hopes will convince those holding onto old Blackberrys for their keyboard and size to finally upgrade.

7 hours ago from The Independent

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Carmike Cinemas pulls 'The Interview' with Sony's support

Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Sony prototype clips onto regular glasses, makes them smart

Sony's latest swing at the wearables sector is one of its most interesting to date, taking the form of a smart headset module designed to clip on to just about any pair of glasses. The unnamed ...

7 hours ago from Gizmag

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Sprint accused of billing for unwanted services

(AP)—Federal regulators are accusing Sprint Corp. of illegally billing its wireless customers tens of millions of dollars in unwanted charges for text message alerts and other services.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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New York state bans fracking

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would ban hydraulic fracking in New York State, citing health concerns about the controversial oil and gas drilling technique.

56 minutes ago from Phys.org

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Apple wins class-action lawsuit over iPod prices

A federal jury decided Tuesday that Apple didn't compete unfairly when it sold music players and songs with copy-protection software that was incompatible with rival devices and music from competing ...

Tue 16 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Hackers invoke 9/11 in new chilling Sony threat

Hackers invoked the 9/11 attacks Tuesday in their most chilling threat yet against Sony Pictures, warning cinema-goers not to see a film which has angered North Korea.

13 hours ago from Phys.org

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Offline playback "is never going to happen" on Netflix

While there was a time when some had hope offline functionality would make its way to Netflix, it appears that will not be the case. The company’s head of communications was recently ...

1 hours ago from Techspot

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T-Mobile to let customers carry over unused data

T-Mobile will now let customers carry over their unused cellular-data allotments.

Tue 16 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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Apple stops sales in Russia, citing unstable ruble

Apple has halted online sales of its iPhones, iPads and other products in Russia amid financial turmoil triggered by the steep decline in the country's currency.

Tue 16 Dec 14 from Phys.org

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