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First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

AT&T and Verizon are upping bandwidth on select data plans

These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks at AT&T and Verizon are giving us some. Let's break it down, shall we? If you're on an AT&T single-line plan or have two to three devices, the company is now offering 3GB of data ... [Published Engadget - 4 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Salesforce opens first European data center in UK

Salesforce has taken the wraps off its first EU-sited data center in Slough, England, little more than a week after Amazon opened up its second European facility in Frankfurt. The cloud-centric CRM giant will also open a further two data centers in France ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Google fined for showing Canada woman's cleavage on Street View

A Canada judge ruled that Google invaded a woman's privacy by posting a photo of her sitting in front of her house that revealed "part of her breast" on the company's Street View service.On one spring day in 2009, Montreal resident Maria Pia Grillo was ... [Published Syracuse Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 2 reports

Not really into the iPhone 6? Sprint lets you rent the Galaxy S5, too

If you prefer to carry Samsung's most recent handset instead of that newfangled iPhone 6, Sprint is now offering the Android option for lease. Until now, the carrier allowed customers to rent Apple's phone for $20 a month for two years. After ... [Published Engadget Mobile - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Whirlpool stumbles to find buyers for its new ‘smart’ washing machines

Whirlpool's $1,699 "smart" washing machine boasts Wi-Fi and a colored control screen, can be started from an iPhone app, and will text or email you when your clothes are ready to dry—preferably, from Whirlpool's point of view, in its $1,699 "smart" dryer. ... [Published My Kawartha - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 4 reports

Google Fined $2,000 for Street View Cleavage Shot

Google has been handed a fine from a Canadian court, after it was found to have embarrassed a lady and invaded her privacy by sticking a photo of her cleavage on Street View.The lady claimed such high levels of embarrassment were caused by seeing the ... [Published Gizmodo - 19 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Facing margin pressure, Samsung makes cheaper versions of its nicest phones

Samsung's got two new phones intended for emerging markets. They use the same body construction as the decidedly premium Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Alpha. Facing margin pressure, Samsung makes cheaper versions of its nicest phones originally published ... [Published MocoNews - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 3 reports

How important is cross-platform support to the Microsoft Band?

It's not really surprising that Microsoft's Band smartwatch will work with Android and iOS as well as Windows Phone as we heard rumors suggesting it would. It's a bigger deal than you'd think though if history is any indication. How important is cross-platform ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 3 reports

Google ordered to pay woman for displaying her cleavage in Street View

A Canadian judge has ordered Google to pay Maria Pia Grillo $2,250 plus interest for displaying "part of her breast" on its Street View feature. The judge ruled that Google invaded Grillo's privacy.In the 17-page decision, the judge ruled that Grillo ... [Published The Week Magazine - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

EE rolls out 150Mbps "4G+" connectivity in central London

As predicted a couple weeks back, the British mobile operator EE has begun rolling out LTE-Advanced "4G+" across central London. The technology aggregates spectrum in EE's 1800MHz and 2.6GHz holdings to provide "real world" peak speeds of 150Mbps, EE ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: 4G, London, LTE-Advanced
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 2 reports

Nap time: SK Telecom is putting its cellular networks to sleep

The two companies have developed a technology that idles a portion of the mobile network at night when demand is lowest. This won't just save energy costs. It will create a better performing network. originally published by Gigaom, copyright 2014. Continue ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Inventing products is less valuable than inventing ideas

HBS Working Knowledge When companies create new products, they are often also inventing new ideas — and that’s where the real value resides. Gautam Ahuja discusses why companies fall short in fully exploiting their intellectual capital. “Often companies ... [Published American Press Institute - Oct 30 2014]

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"There is significant value in paid premium channels that is being constrained by current MVPD bundling" said Starz CEO Chris Albrecht to investors during the network's third-quarter earnings call Thursday
But even their biggest supporters see how far they still have to grow before they win over the mainstream. "If I could actually [build] a connected solution that folded the clothes" Quatrochi said, "we could all retire."
...A judge this month agreed that Google didn't bear responsibility for the cruel comments Grillo suffered, but ruled "people do not forfeit their privacy rights simply by being in a location others can see them." Google was ordered to pay Grillo $2,250 plus interest, and $159 in court costs...
GigaOM quotes the company's consumer group vice president, Samir Hanna saying "We want to make sure we bring the best minds together that will develop in the fastest possible way the 3D printing ecosystem, hopefully at a much faster pace than has happened to date"

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In the name of accuracy, Google retools its Flu... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 14 hours ago]
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Whirlpool stumbles to find buyers for its new ‘... [Published My Kawartha - 15 hours ago]
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AT&T and Verizon are upping bandwidth on se... [Published Engadget Mobile - 4 hours ago]
These days we could all use a little more mobile bandwidth, and the folks at AT&T and Verizon are giving us some. Let's break it down, shall we? If you're on an AT&T single-line plan or have two to three devices, the company is now offering ...
These wearable air monitors fight pollution fro... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - 10 hours ago]
Here’s a Kickstarter that got our attention this month: The AirBeam, a wearable air monitor designed by Brooklyn-based environmental justice nonprofit  HabitatMaps . The device costs $200 to produce, fits in your palm (if you’re Sasquatch), and is ...
Google is working on “copresence”, which might ... [Published MocoNews - 12 hours ago]
It's not clear what "copresence" is just yet but it's clear that Google is working on it. References to the project were reportedly found in the latest Google Play Services software as well as the Chromium bug tracker. Google is working on “copresence”, ...
Shazam for birds? Shazam for birds [Published MocoNews - 12 hours ago]
A new app called Warblr is able to identify a bird's species by comparing sounds that users record in the field to a data set of previously recorded birdsong. Shazam for birds? Shazam for birds originally published by Gigaom , © copyright 2014. ...
Verizon boosts caps on its mid-priced shared da... [Published MocoNews - 13 hours ago]
A month ago, Verizon doubled the data available on higher-tier More Everything plans as all of the major carriers tried to entice new customers with bigger buckets of bandwidth. Verizon’s limited-time promotion really only targeted accounts bought in volume ...
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