Google throttles back vision for its social network

Google on Monday said it is throttling back on its vision of having profiles at its social network serve as people's identities across its range of online offerings.

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Samsung's newest monitor can wirelessly charge your Galaxy S6

Samsung has introduced a new computer monitor that makes use of the Qi wireless charging standard for mobile devices. The 23-inch and 27-inch offerings for the Samsung SE370 have a circular ...

6 hours ago from Gizmag

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Nasty Bug Lets Hackers Into Nearly Any Android Phone Using Nothing But A Message

 It’s like something from a bad movie: eager to learn the details of the bad guy’s plan, the good guys hack his phone armed with little more than knowledge of his phone number. ...

8 hours ago from TechCrunch

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Stephen Hawking, Noam Chomsky and thousands of others sign open letter calling for a ban on 'killer robots'

More than 1,000 robotics experts and artificial intelligence (AI) researchers - including physicist Stephen Hawking, technologist Elon Musk, and philosopher Noam Chomsky - have signed an open ...

4 hours ago from The Independent

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Ouya has been officially acquired by Razer

Ouya was a Kickstarter darling back in 2012, raising over $8 million during their funding period, but when the Android based micro console became a reality it never made the splash that people ...

6 hours ago from Techspot

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Apple fake factory 'caught in China'

A factory which had made up to 41,000 fake Apple iPhones has been caught in China leading to nine arrests.

1 hours ago from BBC Technology

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A security flaw in Steam let anyone change your password

Did you experience any unexpected activity on your Steam account last week? Well, it seems that there was a major security flaw in Valve's password reset feature that allowed anyone to reset ...

4 hours ago from Extremetech

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The NSA Says It'll Destroy Some Phone Records It Collected Illegally 

When the USA Freedom Act passed earlier this summer , the NSA was pushed to stop collecting phone records in bulk. The question of what would happen to the massive amount of data it'd already ...

5 hours ago from Gizmodo

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Best Buy To Sell Apple Watch From August

Apple has tried quite hard to push the Apple Watch as more of a fashion accessory than a conventional smartwatch, there already are a lot of those available in the market and Apple certainly ...

9 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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LG isn't giving up on the flip phone, announces Lollipop Gentle

LG isn’t giving up on the flip phone just yet, and it’s not the hipsters or your grandma that are keeping the feature phone alive. The Asian market has seen a rise in […]

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