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Friday, July 31, 2015

Technology

Mozilla is unhappy with Microsoft over Windows 10 changes

58 minutes ago - Engadget
If you're one of the millions of people who've already upgraded to Windows 10, you've probably noticed that the OS changed your default apps. Your main browser, for instance, suddenly became Microsoft Edge after the upgrade -- something Mozilla finds by Mariella Moon

Twitter's new homepage is designed to lure in new users

2 hours 50 minutes ago - Engadget
Twitter's making its experimental homepage visible to all visitors who aren't logged in, the company has confirmed to BuzzFeed. This new landing page shows potential users what the website is all about at a glance. See, it might be your favorite soci by Mariella Moon

Samsung And MasterCard Will Launch Samsung Pay Together In Europe

3 hours 14 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Samsung and MasterCard, which have been working together to bring Samsung Pay to consumers and merchants around the world, announced today that they will extend their partnership to launch the mobile payment system in Europe. Read More by Catherine Shu

Manam in Papua New Guinea Unleashes Large Eruption

Yesterday - Wired
Manam in Papua New Guinea appears to have had a massive new explosive eruption. The post Manam in Papua New Guinea Unleashes Large Eruption appeared first on WIRED by Erik Klemetti

FireChat gets offline private messaging

Yesterday - Engadget
FireChat, that offline messenger that Hong Kong locals used during the height of their pro-democracy protests, now has off-the-grid private messaging capability. If you recall, you could only use its public "Nearby" tab if you want to talk to people by Mariella Moon

Windows 10 passes 14 million installs its first 24 hours

Yesterday - Engadget
Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi is checking in with a Windows 10 status update, revealing that the OS is already on some 14 million devices. He notes that not everyone who reserved an upgrade has gotten it yet, but that the rollout will continue in phases ov by Richard Lawler

Agile marketing in the age of the customer (webinar)

Yesterday - Venture Beat
Join us for this live webinar on Tuesday, September 1 at 10 a.m. Pacific, 1 p.m. Eastern. Register here for free.  Say the word agile and the immediate association is dev teams. The very folks that are often at odds with their creative marketing colleagues. Colleagues who, yes, depend on those same dev teams to implement their ideas and designs... by Debra Sharp

Translogic 181: Energica Ego electric motorcycle

Yesterday - Engadget
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NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor

Yesterday - Engadget
NASA researchers working with the Spitzer Space Telescope announced on Thursday that they had indeed found the closest rocky exoplanet to our own. It's a tiny burg called HD 219134b that's just 21 light years from Earth in the Cassiopeia constellatio by Andrew Tarantola

Facebook’s video ads will kick off a new breed of video networks

Yesterday - Venture Beat
GUEST: I was heartily enjoying my European vacation the day that Facebook announced its plans to launch video ads as part of its offering. As the founder of a company in the video distribution space, you can imagine my reaction when my inbox was suddenly flooded with emails from VCs and friends all with the same question, “How will the Facebook v... by Chris Pavlovski, Rumble

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