Facebook apologises to LGBT community for 'real name' policy

Facebook has issued an apology to the LGBT victims of its "real-name" policy, and has said the company will resolve the problems with its push for identity verification.

3 hours ago from The Independent

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Pioneer Launches Their First CarPlay Dashboard System

Earlier this year, Apple officially announced CarPlay which was formerly known as iOS in the Car. Apple has obviously partnered up with several car manufacturers in the process in order ...

10 minutes ago from Ubergizmo

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LG Appears To Be Developing a WebOS Smartwatch

WebOS has a rather chequered past but that doesn't seem to bother LG . Now, it looks like the operating system is set to appear in a smart watch, according to a new developer site hosted ...

40 minutes ago from Gizmodo

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Apple Launches Activation Lock Check Tool On iCloud.com

For the most part if you were to walk into an official Apple retail store, the chances of you buying a counterfeit or stolen handset is pretty much close to zero. We're not saying that ...

2 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Verizon Backtracks On Data Throttling Plans At The Last Minute

A few months ago, and much to the disappointment of Verizon's remaining unlimited data plan customers, the carrier announced that come October they would be throttling the speeds of some ...

12 hours ago from Ubergizmo

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Windows 10: Why Microsoft skipped Windows 9

It turns out that Microsoft may have skipped Windows 9 and gone straight to 10 for a reason that hearkens back to the age of Y2K.

2 hours ago from The Independent

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Lamborghini debuts 910 horsepower Asterion plug-in hybrid

Lambo wants in on the new wave of hybrid supercars, so it's brought the 910-horsepower Asterion concept to the 2014 Paris auto show.

40 minutes ago from CNET

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Could a merger follow the PayPal-eBay split?

PayPal's split from long-time partner eBay Inc. makes Carl Icahn mighty happy. But he doesn't think PayPal should stay single for long.

22 hours ago from Phys.org

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Windows 10 Technical Preview, hands-on (video)

I installed Windows 10 Technical Preview. Actually, I was so brave (foolhardy?) that I upgraded my main Windows 8.1 installation to Windows 10. The good news: The upgrade process went very smoothly ...

16 hours ago from Extremetech

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Hackers charged in software theft from US army, others

Four members of an international hacking ring were charged with cracking the networks of the US Army and developers of blockbuster war video games to steal software, prosecutors said Tuesday.

Tue 30 Sep 14 from Phys.org

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