Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Starbucks’ Mobile Pre-Ordering Goes International With London Launch

By TechCrunch:

Starbucks app Starbucks has expanded its Mobile Order & Pay (MOP) feature outside the U.S. for the first time, with a launch in London. The in-app pre-ordering option is available in 150 stores in the U.K. capital, the company said today. Read More




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NASA reveals potential low-cost missions for the Discovery program

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NASA has announced the five new project concepts it's considering for the Discovery program, which focuses on low-cost space missions. It's the same program we have to thank for the Dawn spacecraft that recently captured a sunlit Ceres, the Messeng...

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Tinder takes Super Like feature global to boost romance worldwide

By CNET:

Popular dating app says new feature makes users more selective, resulting in better rates of mutual attraction.

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Microsoft's flagship store in NYC opens October 26th

By Engadget:



The Big Apple's very own flagship Microsoft store is opening soon. Today, the Windows maker announced that its massive five-story, 22,269 square foot retail space in the heart of New York City will open October 26th. This new shopping outlet, which...

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The eJaculator Is A VR-Based Pleasure Machine For The Lads

By TechCrunch:

Screen Shot 2015-09-30 at 5.28.01 PM If your girlfriend is in a coma or, at the very least, indisposed, I think we have something you might like. It’s called the eJaculator VR and it consists of a thinger that goes on your whozit and a VR mask that allows you to watch someone, somewhere in 3D and then find pleasure using the rubber thinger with some motors in it.
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Pumped-up camera may vault Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X phones into mainstream

By CNET:

Better photo tech should help Google's Android-powered phones escape the techie buyer niche. Too bad there's no image stabilization.

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Patronage Makes a Comeback

By Tech Stuff:

How has the Internet fueled a return to the old system of patronage? This episode explores crowdfunding resources like Indiegogo and patronage services like Patreon. Can they work for anybody?

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

TrueCrypt Windows encryption app has critical security flaws

By Engadget:



If you're still using TrueCrypt to protect your Windows disks, even though its developers abandoned it and said it was "not secure" last year, you may want to stop that. Google Project Zero researcher James Forshaw found two "privilege elevation" h...

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Shark attacks drone, shark wins

By CNET:

Technically Incorrect: A $250,000 underwater robot is mistaken for a big fish by a shark. Oh, calamity.

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Only 24 Hours Left To Apply To The Startup Battlefield At Disrupt London

By TechCrunch:

techcrunch disrupt cup battlefield Yes, you read that right. Only 24 hours left to apply to the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt London. Time to get going. You can do it. We loved being in London so much that we’re bringing Disrupt back to welcome an all-new slate of outstanding startups, influential speakers, guests and more to the stage. It marks the second time we’ve set up shop in London and we couldn’t be… Read More




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Playdate: We take on the Empire in 'Disney Infinity 3.0'

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It is a period of civil war. Sean and Tim, two video game streamers from the Engadget Alliance, have begun their first battle against the Galactic Empire. Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents, the pair enlists the help of Disney Interactive's Jo...

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Google Maps Comes To Apple Watch

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apple-watch-google-maps At Google’s press event today, the company announced a number of new products and updates, including two new Nexus smartphones, two Chromecast devices, a new Android tablet and more, but one thing it kept under wraps was news of a notable new application arriving on the iOS platform: Google Maps now works on Apple Watch. Through an update to the Google Maps iOS app on the iTunes App… Read More




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Google unwraps two Nexus phones, two Chromecasts

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The Nexus 6P and 5X are Google's prime vessels for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Along with two new Chromecast streaming devices, Google reveals the Pixel C Android tablet and new sharing tools for its Photos app.

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Monday, September 28, 2015

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Slack Posts 2.0 explains big ideas without sending more emails

By Engadget:



We live in an Orwellian future where every "k" and "LOL" brings us ever-closer to 1984-style Newspeak. To fight back, ​Slack's latest update acknowledges there are times when a line or two of IM-speak doesn't get the job done. Sometimes ideas need...

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Qualcomm Plans $150 Million Startup Fund For India

By TechCrunch:

Mobile World Congress 2015 Roll up, roll up, there’s more funding incoming for startups in India after Qualcomm announced plans to invest up to $150 million in strategic investments in the country. Read More




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New 'X-Files' trailer shows Mulder and Scully in pursuit of the truth

By CNET:

The truth is still out there & FBI agents Mulder and Scully plan on uncovering it in this new footage, which includes flashbacks, explosions, familiar faces and a possible dead alien, from the upcoming "X-Files" revival show.

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iOS 9's WiFi Assist is killing your data plan

By Engadget:



If you have data plan with a cap, it's probably a good idea if you dive into iOS 9's Settings and turn off WiFI Assist. The feature switches an iPhone's data connection to the mobile carrier when it's experiencing shoddy WiFi. If you have an unlimi...

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Everything coming and going on Netflix for October 2015

By CNET:

There are a ton of new movies and TV shows hitting Netflix in October. Also, the beginning of October sees lots of titles going offline.

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Apply Now For TechCrunch Include’s Diversity-Focused Office Hours With A16Z

By TechCrunch:

include-featured2 It’s happening. TechCrunch Include Office Hours are finally here! On October 15th, Andresseen Horowitz partners Scott Kupor and John O’Farrell will join TechCrunch editors in providing advice and feedback to startups. Launched in 2014, Include is TechCrunch’s diversity program, aimed at facilitating opportunities for underrepresented groups in tech to take their startups to… Read More




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