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April 15, 2014
USAF researchers test Google Glass for combat, intelligence missions
Moscow (Voice of Russia) Apr 11, 2014
A US Air Force research team is in the process of beta-testing Google Glass headsets for possible utilization in battlefield scenarios. The BATMAN evaluation group at the US Air Force's 711th Human Performance Wing is a highly-distinguished military research and development faction. According to VentureBeat, that unit is interested in Google Glass for its ability to "access information very quickly," says Andres Calvo, a software developer and civilian contractor with the team. The BATMAN (B ... read more

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The battle of the tech giants is now moving into television. ... more
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Google Glass available in US as of April 15
Google will makes it controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear available for purchase for a limited time in the United States beginning on April 15. ... more
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PC sales see modest drop amid Windows XP replacements
Global personal computer sales saw a modest dip in the first quarter of 2014, as the pace of decline was eased by replacements of older PCs using Windows XP. ... more
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Windows XP diehards to fend off hackers on their own
People clinging to Microsoft's aging Windows XP operating system will be left to fend off cyber criminals by themselves come Tuesday. ... more
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Sparks fly over US plan to shift Internet role
It could be a difficult breakup between the US government and the Internet. ... more
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Microsoft launches 'Cortana' smartphone assistant
Microsoft on Wednesday took on Apple's Siri and Google Now with a smartphone personal assistant dubbed "Cortana." ... more
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Microsoft launches 'Cortana' smartphone assistant
Microsoft on Wednesday took on Apple's Siri and Google Now with a smartphone personal assistant dubbed "Cortana," gleaned from a character in the hit Xbox video game "Halo." ... more
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T-Mobile to stop selling BlackBerrys in US
Struggling Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry said it will not renew an accord allowing wireless carrier T-Mobile to sell its smartphones in the United States. ... more
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Amazon launches new device for streaming video
Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a new media streaming device, ramping up its challenge for the living room against rivals such as Netflix. ... more
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Microsoft's Nadella names leadership team
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella on Monday unveiled a leadership shakeup at the technology giant, including a new head for the Xbox division. ... more
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Zuckerberg 'likes' lower salary
Facebook CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg's salary was down last year, but don't cry for him. He'll be OK. ... more
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Apple, Samsung trade barbs as new patent trial opens
Lawyers for Apple and Samsung exchanged barbs as a major new patent trial opened Tuesday, debating the role of a company not even part of the case - Google. ... more
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In new social networks, anonymity is all the rage
When mobile social app Yik Yak swept into Auburn University, some of the coolest kids were quick to start posting on it. ... more
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Microsoft delivers Office for rival Apple's iPad as PCs lose ground
Microsoft unveiled a version of its popular Office software suite for iPad tablets Thursday as the company's new chief moved to expand its "Internet cloud" footprint. ... more
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Connected watches, virtually absent but still creating buzz at Baselworld
Watches that connect to your smartphone or even a satellite to ensure perfect time, regardless of where you are in the world, or alert you if you leave your phone behind? ... more
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New iPhone by September: iPad Office soars
Apple is to release its newest iPhone in September, with higher resolution and bigger screens, a report said Friday, its latest salvo in the smartphone wars where it has lost global market share to rivals such as Samsung. ... more
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Apple and Samsung to renew patent battle in US court
Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley on Monday for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war. ... more
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Global support for reduction in govt control of web domain names
A plan to give control of the Internet's technical operations to a diverse range of groups, including governments and businesses, instead allowing the state sole power, is gathering international support, participants at a Singapore meeting on the web's future said Thursday. ... more
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Facebook wants to beam the Internet from the sky
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Online news attracts star power and big money
The news media is generating some big news of its own, as a growing number of star US journalists move online, bringing followers and financial backers with them. ... more
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Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows
Online news ventures have added nearly 5,000 US media jobs in the past few years, boosting an industry that is still reeling from technology changes, a study showed Wednesday. ... more
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Hackers Increasingly Sophisticated, Specialized and Maturing
Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individ ... more
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Google partners with Ray-Ban maker for smart eyewear
Google on Monday said it is joining forces with the frame giant behind Ray-Ban and other high-end brands to create and sell Glass Internet-linked eyewear in the United States. ... more
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Cybercrime part of sophisticated online economy: study
The dark world of cybercrime has evolved from one of rogue individuals to a functioning market-based economy with its ups and downs, code of conduct and "innovation." ... more
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