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  • Amazon Fire smartphone now available at AT&T (Greg Bensinger/Wall Street Journal)

    25 July 2014, 11:50 am

    Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:Amazon Fire smartphone now available at AT&T  —  Amazon's Fire Phone Hits Stores, Minus the Fanfare  —  Amazon on Friday is embarking on its grandest attempt yet to keep customers buying more from its namesake…
  • China Telecom to sell Microsoft's Xbox One from September (Reuters)

    25 July 2014, 11:05 am

    Reuters:China Telecom to sell Microsoft's Xbox One from September  —  (Reuters) - China Telecom Corp Ltd will sell Microsoft Corp's Xbox One gaming console in China from September through an exclusive contract, the country's third-largest…
  • Russian Interior Ministry offers $111k to crack TOR network (RT)

    25 July 2014, 8:50 am

    RT:Russian Interior Ministry offers $111k to crack TOR network  —  Russia's Interior Ministry is offering $111k for a technological solution that would allow police officers to identify internet surfers who are using the TOR anonymizer network, which has…
  • Germany's Rocket Internet looking to raise up to $4.7B in IPO on Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Stephan…

    25 July 2014, 5:15 am

    Stephan Doerner / Wall Street Journal:Germany's Rocket Internet looking to raise up to $4.7B in IPO on Frankfurt Stock Exchange  —  Germany's Rocket Internet Eyes Possible Frankfurt IPO  —  Company Looking to Raise Up to $4.71 Billion, People Familiar…
  • Google has granted over 50% of "Right to be Forgotten" requests, over 100,000 links from 91,000…

    25 July 2014, 4:20 am

    Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:Google has granted over 50% of “Right to be Forgotten” requests, over 100,000 links from 91,000 people  —  Google Grants Majority of ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Requests  —  Statistics Come as 91,000 People…
  • Comixology users can now download DRM-free backups of some comics (Chris Welch/The Verge)

    25 July 2014, 1:55 am

    Chris Welch / The Verge:Comixology users can now download DRM-free backups of some comics  —  Maybe Amazon's purchase of Comixology isn't the worst thing to ever happen after all.  Comic book readers on iOS have been fuming over the loss of in-app…
  • Microsoft delivers OneNote for Amazon Fire Phone, Kindle Fire tablets (Mary Jo Foley/ZDNet)

    25 July 2014, 12:15 am

    Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:Microsoft delivers OneNote for Amazon Fire Phone, Kindle Fire tablets  —  Summary: Microsoft is making its OneNote note-taking app available for free for the Fire Phone and Kindle Fire tablets through Amazon's Appstore for Android. …
  • Facebook's Oculus teaming with Samsung for mobile virtual reality push (Ian Sherr/CNET)

    24 July 2014, 11:20 pm

    Ian Sherr / CNET:Facebook's Oculus teaming with Samsung for mobile virtual reality push  —  The company is working with one of the world's largest smartphone makers in an effort to push VR beyond desktop computers and consoles.  —  The future of…
  • Google X project to collect anonymous genetic and molecular info from thousands to aid in detecting…

    24 July 2014, 10:45 pm

    Alistair Barr / Wall Street Journal:Google X project to collect anonymous genetic and molecular info from thousands to aid in detecting diseases earlier  —  Google to Collect Data to Define Healthy Human  —  Baseline Study to Try to Create Picture From…
  • Hotel Wi-Fi Test ranks hotels by expected Wi-Fi speeds from crowdsourced data (Seth Porges/Forbes)

    24 July 2014, 10:10 pm

    Seth Porges / Forbes:Hotel Wi-Fi Test ranks hotels by expected Wi-Fi speeds from crowdsourced data  —  Need A Hotel With Fast Wi-Fi?  This Site Has You Covered  —  Hotel Wi-Fi connections can be a big black mystery box.  There are those without…
  • Google Folds Its Workforce Management Tool, Maps Coordinates, Into Maps Engine Pro (Frederic…

    24 July 2014, 10:00 pm

    Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:Google Folds Its Workforce Management Tool, Maps Coordinates, Into Maps Engine Pro  —  Last year, Google launched Maps Engine Pro, a service that aims to make it easier for businesses to create, manage and share maps to…
  • Redfin settles stock dispute 'peaceably' with founder and former CTO, in run-up to possible IPO…

    24 July 2014, 9:25 pm

    John Cook / GeekWire:Redfin settles stock dispute ‘peaceably’ with founder and former CTO, in run-up to possible IPO  —  A bitter stock dispute between Redfin and two of the company's earliest employees has ended in a settlement agreement, terms of…
  • Bitcoins.com domain auction cancelled after judge's restraining order (Cyrus Farivar/Ars Technica)

    24 July 2014, 8:50 pm

    Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:Bitcoins.com domain auction cancelled after judge's restraining order  —  Heritage Auctions, the Texas company orchestrating the Bitcoins.com sale, pulled the auction listing on Wednesday afternoon, stating: “This lot has…
  • Oyster all-you-can-read e-book service extends to browsers (Nick Statt/CNET)

    24 July 2014, 8:15 pm

    Nick Statt / CNET:Oyster all-you-can-read e-book service extends to browsers  —  The monthly subscription service that lets you read an unlimited number of e-books is now available on any desktop or mobile browser.  —  Oyster  —  Oyster, the e-book…
  • Pinterest releases diversity report: global employees are 60% male, 50% Caucasian, 42% Asian (Tracy…

    24 July 2014, 7:40 pm

    Tracy Chou / Pinterest engineering blog:Pinterest releases diversity report: global employees are 60% male, 50% Caucasian, 42% Asian  —  Diversity and Inclusion at Pinterest  —  Last October, I posed the question: “Where are the numbers?”.  It was…

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