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  • !Beyond Pokemon Go: augmented reality catches Jon Hamm at Sundance
    PARK CITY, Utah (Reuters) - Attendees at the Sundance Film Festival can use augmented reality (AR) to hang out with "Mad Men" star Jon Hamm or assemble a human brain, as makers of the new immersive technology seek to engage independent filmmakers.…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Jan 17, 7:24pm -
  • !'Resident Evil' goes back to survival horror roots for new game
    LONDON (Reuters) - Videogame series 'Resident Evil' goes back to its 'survival horror' roots for its new installment with players experiencing the new game from a first person perspective for the first time, according to Japanese videogame maker Capc…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Jan 17, 6:12pm -
  • !SEC probing Yahoo over previously disclosed cyber breach: filing
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating a previously disclosed data breach at Yahoo Inc, the company said in a filing.
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  • !Lloyds a victim of cyber attack that hit banking services
    LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group is working with law enforcement agencies to trace who may be behind a cyber attack that caused intermittent outages for customers of its personal banking websites almost two weeks ago, according to a source fam…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Jan 17, 5:21pm -
  • !Saudi Arabia warns over cyber attacks as labor ministry hit
    KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia warned organizations in the kingdom on Monday to be on the alert for cyber attacks including a version of the destructive Shamoon virus, as a chemicals firm reported a network disruption and the labor min…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Jan 17, 5:20pm -

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  • !Why Samsung's Battery Fix Gets a Grade C, For Now
    After its two Note 7 recalls, Samsung’s work on re-establishing trust with consumers and bringing changes to the industry is still incomplete, write Geoffrey A. Fowler and Joanna Stern.
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  • !Samsung Blames Galaxy Note 7 Overheating on Problems at Suppliers
    The South Korean smartphone giant says manufacturing and battery design problems at two suppliers led to the recall of 2.5 million devices.
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  • !Yahoo Faces SEC Probe Over Data Breaches
    U.S. authorities are investigating whether Yahoo’s two massive data breaches should have been reported sooner to investors, according to people familiar with the matter.
    - 2 hours ago 23 Jan 17, 7:03pm -
  • !Sprint to Buy 33% of Jay Z's Tidal Music Service
    Sprint Corp. will buy one-third of Tidal, the streaming-music service run by rap mogul Jay Z, the latest content deal secured by a network provider.
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  • !Hugo Barra Leaves Xiaomi
    Xiaomi Corp. Vice President Hugo Barra said he will leave the company in February and return to Silicon Valley, after signing on in 2013 to build the smartphone maker into an international force.
    - 5 hours ago 23 Jan 17, 3:20pm -

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  • !AT&T Offering Day Pass For International Travelers
    Starting Friday, AT&T customers who travel abroad can sign up for a new International Day Pass plan. Instead of paying by the minute, message or megabyte, the plan lets you pay a $10-a-day flat free so you can talk and text "all you want" and also ac…
    - 10 mins ago 23 Jan 17, 8:40pm -
  • !Google Voice Receives First Update in Five Years
    Google Voice hasn't seen a lot of love or attention since it launched with some fanfare in 2009, but surprisingly Google wants people to know that it still cares about the communication app. In a new sprawling release -- the first of its kind in year…
    - 50 mins ago 23 Jan 17, 8:00pm -
  • !Alexa and Google Assistant Have a Problem: People Aren't Sticking With Voice Apps They Try
    Amazon Echo and Google Home were the breakaway hits of the holiday shopping season. But both devices -- and the voice technologies that power them -- have some major hurdles to overcome if they want to keep both consumers and software developers enga…
    - 1 hour ago 23 Jan 17, 7:20pm -
  • !China Cracks Down On International VPN Usage
    An anonymous reader writes: China's government has announced a 14-month crackdown on the use of unauthorised Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), commonly used by visitors and native activists, amongst others, to communicate with the world beyond the Gre…
    - 2 hours ago 23 Jan 17, 6:40pm -
  • !When Their Shifts End, Uber Drivers Set Up Camp in Parking Lots Across the US
    A feature report on Bloomberg today illustrates the lives of several Uber drivers, who find shelter in car parking at nights when it's too pricey and tiring to go home. An excerpt from the story: In Chicago, Walter Laquian Howard sleeps most nights a…
    - 3 hours ago 23 Jan 17, 6:00pm -

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