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3 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

Google's search app gets friendlier to bilingual Android users

Want to Google the name of a restaurant in English and then ask for the weather in Japanese? On Android it no longer requires switching back and forth between language settings.


Related Topix: Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Dining

7 hrs ago | Canada Online Explorer

Suppliers scrambling to get screens ready for iPhone 6

Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

11 hrs ago |

Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online extortion ring accused of blackmailing over 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcams.


Related Topix: Facebook

15 hrs ago | West Australian

EBay considering PayPal spinoff - report

EBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources.


Related Topix: eBay

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Chicago Tribune

JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan Chase & Co customers in an email "phishing" campaign that is unusual because it attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect PCs with a virus that steals passwords from other institutions.


Related Topix: Proofpoint, Email Spam

KXLY-TV Spokane

Meet Sobrr, the anti-Facebook app

What would you do if you only had one day to live? Probably not spend time downloading and fiddling with a mobile app, we're guessing.


Related Topix: Social Software, Facebook

The Raw Story

Class action against Facebook for privacy violations attracts 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review.


Related Topix: Facebook, Social Software

Click Orlando

10 areas with the highest private school enrollment

This is according to a new study conducted by real estate site Trulia, which came up with a list of the top 10 metro areas with the highest private school enrollment.


Related Topix: Trulia, Baton Rouge, LA, Family, Kids


HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

HP's revenue climbed 1 percent to $27.6 billion for the quarter ended July 31, the company announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows

Inside Bay Area

Biz Break: Pandora overwhelmingly white, close to gender equality

Today: Pandora Media releases workforce diversity data that shows Oakland's largest tech company to be more than 70 percent white and nearly equal along gender lines.


Related Topix: Pandora, Pandora Media, Banking, Financial Services, Silicon Valley Bancshares, Oakland, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Islamic State militants behead American, threaten another

In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Facebook, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

New York Daily News

Elizabeth Vargas, Marc Cohn divorcing: report

Elizabeth Vargas and Marc Cohn attend the premiere of 'Promised Land' in happier times in December 2012 in New York.


Related Topix: 20/20, Entertainment, Television, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network

Faster Netflix streaming coming to Time Warner Cable

Netflix is opening up its wallet once again to improve streaming speeds on one of the country's largest Internet providers.


Related Topix: Netflix, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Internet Service Providers, Opinion


B&N, Samsung unveil reading-focused Nook tablet

Barnes & Noble and Samsung unveiled a new reading-focused tablet that will replace the bookseller's own Nook tablets.


Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble, Cameras, Google


Social media deals with James Foley beheading

ISIS militants claim to have executed American journalist James Foley in retaliation for U.S. air strikes in Iraq.


Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

Prince George Citizen

Apple's stock soars to new high amid rising hopes for bigger-screen iPhone, other ...

Apple's stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late Steve Jobs.


Related Topix: iPad App, Twitter, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Steve Jobs, Apple, Cupertino, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Computers

Aniston, Hamm, Hudson set to Stand Up to Cancer

They are among the stars slated to appear on "Stand Up to Cancer," the hour-long telethon set to air Sept.


Related Topix: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Facebook

Brush News-Tribune

111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man

Sakari Momoi, a 111-year-old Japanese retired educator, poses for a photo after receiving a certificate from a Guinness World Records official, left, in Tokyo Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, News Corporation, Century Media Records, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network, Music

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bethany: Last day at high-kill shelter for beautiful mama cat and her 7 kittens

According to Facebook: Greenville County Pet Rescue , this family is running out of time at the high-kill upstate shelter.


Related Topix: Greenville County, SC, Facebook

The Fresno Bee

Designer sues Barnes & Noble over backpack profits

The Daily News reports the school had assigned Rubio to enter Barnes & Noble's "Back to Campus" contest.


Related Topix: Barnes & Noble, Retail, Barnes and Noble, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, FOX News Network


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