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Google Nest, Facebook Branch, YouTube Comments, Muppets Row [Tech News Digest]

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Google Nest, Facebook Branch, YouTube Comments, Muppets Row [Tech News Digest]

Google acquires Nest, Facebook acquires Branch, Twitter Web makeover, Yelp forced to reveal anonymous reviewers, YouTube introduces comments management, IObit Uninstaller 3.1 released, and the Muppets stage a mock Twitter argument.

14-01-2014
Google Nest, Facebook Branch, YouTube Comments, Muppets Row [Tech News Digest]
Facebook Likes Lawsuit, Windows 9 On Way, Star Wars Photos [Tech News Digest]

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Facebook Likes Lawsuit, Windows 9 On Way, Star Wars Photos [Tech News Digest]

Facebook lawsuit over Likes, Google shuts Schemer, Guardian launches Contributoria, PlayStation Now requires controllers, Windows 9 due in 2015, Line launches Whoscall for Android, and Chewbacca tweets behind-the-scenes photos from the original Star Wars flicks.

13-01-2014
Facebook Likes Lawsuit, Windows 9 On Way, Star Wars Photos [Tech News Digest]
Dead PCs, Gmail Stalking, Bitcoin Overstock, Kindle Kiosk [Tech News Digest]

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Dead PCs, Gmail Stalking, Bitcoin Overstock, Kindle Kiosk [Tech News Digest]

Desktops are declared dead, Gmail stalkers love Google+, Overstock starts accepting Bitcoin, scanning irises for passwords, Snapchat apologizes, Amazon starts selling hardware from a vending machine, and two companies fight over the right to pin.

10-01-2014
Dead PCs, Gmail Stalking, Bitcoin Overstock, Kindle Kiosk [Tech News Digest]
Contract Freedom, Modular Smartphones, DuckDuckGrow, Kanye Vs. Coinye [Tech News Digest]

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Contract Freedom, Modular Smartphones, DuckDuckGrow, Kanye Vs. Coinye [Tech News Digest]

T-Mobile offers you money to switch contracts, ZTE teases a modular smartphone, DuckDuckGo shows off, Dell brings 4K monitors to the mainstream, biased reviews of Yahoo’s app are questioned, Kindle for iOS is improved, and Kanye West goes after cryptocurrency Coinye.

09-01-2014
Contract Freedom, Modular Smartphones, DuckDuckGrow, Kanye Vs. Coinye [Tech News Digest]
PlayStation Now, App Store Sales, From McAfee To Intel, Cicada 3301 Returns [Tech News Digest]

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PlayStation Now, App Store Sales, From McAfee To Intel, Cicada 3301 Returns [Tech News Digest]

Sony unveils PlayStation Now, Biz Stone launches Jelly, Apple App Store sales figures for 2013, new Gorilla Glass is antimicrobial, McAfee becomes Intel Security, China lifts ban on video games consoles, and the mysterious Cicada 3301 returns.

08-01-2014
PlayStation Now, App Store Sales, From McAfee To Intel, Cicada 3301 Returns [Tech News Digest]
Pebble Steel, Toshiba Chromebook, Yahoo Malware, Michael Bay [Tech News Digest]

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Pebble Steel, Toshiba Chromebook, Yahoo Malware, Michael Bay [Tech News Digest]

New Pebble Steel smartwatch hardware, Toshiba’s Chromebook, AT&T potentially kills net neutrality, Yahoo malware threat, Panasonic Firefox smart TVs, retro games playable online, and Michael Bay fails to deliver at CES 2014.

07-01-2014
Pebble Steel, Toshiba Chromebook, Yahoo Malware, Michael Bay [Tech News Digest]
Chromebook Conquers, Digital Dwindles, Pandora Alarms, Snapchat Sorry? [Tech News Digest]

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Chromebook Conquers, Digital Dwindles, Pandora Alarms, Snapchat Sorry? [Tech News Digest]

Chromebooks sold well in 2013, digital music sales declined in 2013, Vine app for Web, Snapchat fails to apologize for recent hack, tweet becomes a newspaper advert, Pandora’s alarm clock, and Wikipedia’s draft function.

06-01-2014
Chromebook Conquers, Digital Dwindles, Pandora Alarms, Snapchat Sorry? [Tech News Digest]
Mac Pro Sale, Hacking Target, Porn Filters Include Sex Ed, Google Tips [Tech News Digest]

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Mac Pro Sale, Hacking Target, Porn Filters Include Sex Ed, Google Tips [Tech News Digest]

Mac Pro 2013 is here, Target becomes a target, Yahoo brings tabs back, Google launches tips service, porn filters in the U.K. not working, and Microsoft seeks E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. No, really.

20-12-2013
Mac Pro Sale, Hacking Target, Porn Filters Include Sex Ed, Google Tips [Tech News Digest]
Obama Vs. NSA, Mossberg Leaves WSJ, Twitter TV Series, Vine Vanity [Tech News Digest]

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Obama Vs. NSA, Mossberg Leaves WSJ, Twitter TV Series, Vine Vanity [Tech News Digest]

Obama hears about NSA, Walt Mossberg goodbye, Spotify overhaul, Nick Bilton’s Twitter TV series, Vine users offered vanity URLs, Bing adds new features, and George Takei loses his video game virginity.

19-12-2013
Obama Vs. NSA, Mossberg Leaves WSJ, Twitter TV Series, Vine Vanity [Tech News Digest]
Autoplay Ads on Facebook, The NSA Is Unconstitutional, Google Zeitgeist 2013 [Tech News Digest]

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Autoplay Ads on Facebook, The NSA Is Unconstitutional, Google Zeitgeist 2013 [Tech News Digest]

Autoplay ads on Facebook, NSA phone surveillance “unconstitutional,” Google Glass adds ‘Wink’ command, Samsung’s Smartphone GamePad, Tomb Raider on iOS, Wunderlist suggests Christmas gifts, and 2013’s top Google searches.

18-12-2013
Autoplay Ads on Facebook, The NSA Is Unconstitutional, Google Zeitgeist 2013 [Tech News Digest]
60 Minutes With The NSA, Facebook Donate, Amazon 4K, Google Blackmail [Tech News Digest]

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60 Minutes With The NSA, Facebook Donate, Amazon 4K, Google Blackmail [Tech News Digest]

NSA gets good press, Obama plans to meet technology executives, Facebook launches ‘Donate Now’, Amazon embraces 4K ultras HD, China rumored to get Xbox One in 2014, and Twitter is rumored to get ‘Edit’ feature.

17-12-2013
60 Minutes With The NSA, Facebook Donate, Amazon 4K, Google Blackmail [Tech News Digest]
Skynet Edges Closer, Twitter Experiments, 40k Bitcoin Valuation [Tech News Digest]

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Skynet Edges Closer, Twitter Experiments, 40k Bitcoin Valuation [Tech News Digest]

Google buys Boston Dynamics, Amazon sells Kindle Fire in installments, SteamOS arrives, Twitter experiments with location, Microsoft Photosynth gets updated, Doctor On Demand debuts, and Winklevii (the Winklevoss twins) make a shocking prediction about Bitcoin.

16-12-2013
Skynet Edges Closer, Twitter Experiments, 40k Bitcoin Valuation [Tech News Digest]
Instagram Direct, YouTube Live, Twitter Blocking, Aereo TV [Tech News Digest]

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Instagram Direct, YouTube Live, Twitter Blocking, Aereo TV [Tech News Digest]

Instagram adds messaging, YouTube expands live streaming to all, Twitter changes what it means to block someone, Aereo to Supreme Court, you’re likely to be a bot, 2013 remembered by Twitter, and Amiga 500 lives on.

13-12-2013
Instagram Direct, YouTube Live, Twitter Blocking, Aereo TV [Tech News Digest]
Apple Patents Curves, Nokia Goes Android, Dell Sells Chromebook [Tech News Digest]

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Apple Patents Curves, Nokia Goes Android, Dell Sells Chromebook [Tech News Digest]

Apple patents curves, Nokia’s Android handset revealed, Dell joins Chromebook party, Twitter named best technology company to work for, Google opens Street View to everyone, and Mad Catz releases Android console.

11-12-2013
Apple Patents Curves, Nokia Goes Android, Dell Sells Chromebook [Tech News Digest]
NSA WoW WTF, Google+ Ads, Windows Threshold, BlackBerry Bieber [Tech News Digest]

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NSA WoW WTF, Google+ Ads, Windows Threshold, BlackBerry Bieber [Tech News Digest]

NSA spies on gamers, Google+ ads incoming, Socl for smartphones, Microsoft’s plans for Windows Threshold, National Geographic maps available, anti-spying social network is launched, and BlackBerry is revealed to have rejected Justin Bieber.

10-12-2013
NSA WoW WTF, Google+ Ads, Windows Threshold, BlackBerry Bieber [Tech News Digest]
Government Surveillance, Xbox One Backwards Compatibility, Game of Thrones Game [Tech News Digest]

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Government Surveillance, Xbox One Backwards Compatibility, Game of Thrones Game [Tech News Digest]

Coalition formed to fight government surveillance, Windows 7 declared dead, Xbox One users tricked into bricking consoles, Game Of Thrones video game, Creative Commons 4.0 arrives, Google News on iOS and Android improved, and SpaghettiOs Twitter nightmare.

09-12-2013
Government Surveillance, Xbox One Backwards Compatibility, Game of Thrones Game [Tech News Digest]
Patent Trolls, Android 4.4.1, Satoshi Nakamoto, Real Robocop [Tech News Digest]

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Patent Trolls, Android 4.4.1, Satoshi Nakamoto, Real Robocop [Tech News Digest]

U.S. takes on patent trolls, Android 4.4.1 arrives, opinions of Bitcoin, the real Satoshi Nakamoto, get your Gmail data, Twitter comes to dumbphones via USSD, Any.do Cal for Android, and the real-life Robocop.

06-12-2013
Patent Trolls, Android 4.4.1, Satoshi Nakamoto, Real Robocop [Tech News Digest]
NSA Tracking, Pony Passwords, Reversible USB, Santa Trackers [Tech News Digest]

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NSA Tracking, Pony Passwords, Reversible USB, Santa Trackers [Tech News Digest]

NSA is tracking us all, Pony Botnet snags 2 million passwords, next-gen USB to be reversible, Beats Music launch date, Valve joins Linux Foundation, PopUp Archive launched, and two Santa trackers go into battle.

05-12-2013
NSA Tracking, Pony Passwords, Reversible USB, Santa Trackers [Tech News Digest]
Real Google Androids, UPS Drones, Free Office 365, Star Wars Selfies [Tech News Digest]

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Real Google Androids, UPS Drones, Free Office 365, Star Wars Selfies [Tech News Digest]

Google’s building robots, sales of PCs expected to fall, Spotify woos artists, PlayStation 4 hits the 2 million sold milestone, UPS tries to one-up Amazon, Office 365 is offered free to students, and Darth Vader selfies.

04-12-2013
Real Google Androids, UPS Drones, Free Office 365, Star Wars Selfies [Tech News Digest]
Windows Threshold, Apple Topsy, Nazi Shazam, Glass Prank [Tech News Digest]

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Windows Threshold, Apple Topsy, Nazi Shazam, Glass Prank [Tech News Digest]

Microsoft Threshold teaser, Apple acquires Topsy for reasons unknown, Tumblr adds Sponsored Trending Blogs, German police create a Shazam clone to detect neo-Nazi music, BlackBerry sets records straight, and the problem with Google Glass.

03-12-2013
Windows Threshold, Apple Topsy, Nazi Shazam, Glass Prank [Tech News Digest]
Amazon Delivery Drones, Facebook Hack, Kindle Fire Vs iPad Air [Tech News Digest]

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Amazon Delivery Drones, Facebook Hack, Kindle Fire Vs iPad Air [Tech News Digest]

Amazon aerial drones, Facebook friends list hack, Google Nexus handsets vulnerability discovered, Black Friday numbers are released, Steam introduces user reviews, and the Kindle Fire HDX is compared favorably to the iPad Air.

02-12-2013
Amazon Delivery Drones, Facebook Hack, Kindle Fire Vs iPad Air [Tech News Digest]
Stolen Smartphones, Black Friday Bargains, TIME For Miley [Tech News Digest]

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Stolen Smartphones, Black Friday Bargains, TIME For Miley [Tech News Digest]

Database of stolen smartphones, Apple wins another lawsuit, Microsoft narrows CEO search down, Black Friday bargains revealed, Miley Cyrus tops TIME poll, App Ops opens up Android, and hunt for $7.5 million worth of Bitcoins.

29-11-2013
Stolen Smartphones, Black Friday Bargains, TIME For Miley [Tech News Digest]