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Samsung Electronics to be main chip supplier for next iPhone: South Korea paper
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple Inc's next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor industry.

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BBC News - Technology
last updated: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:04:54 GMT

Reporter jailed for stolen data links
A journalist with connections to the hacking collective Anonymous is sentenced to five years in jail after posting online links to stolen data.

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PC World - News RSS feed
last updated: Sat, 24 Jan 2015 06:33:41 +1100

NIST pledges transparency in NSA dealings over crypto standards
A U.S. agency that develops widely used standards for encryption has pledged to be more transparent about its dealings with the National Security Agency, amid concerns the NSA undermined those standards to boost its surveillance efforts.

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last updated: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 22:28:00 -0500

Samsung Electronics to be main chip supplier for next iPhone: South Korea paper

A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in SeoulSouth Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple Inc's next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor industry. Samsung will be responsible for around 75 percent of the chip production for the next iPhone, the South Korean newspaper said. The newspaper did not say how much the contract is worth and what other company will be supplying Apple. Samsung will make the chips from its factory in Austin, Texas, according to the report.


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First review of Breaking Bad prequel
REVIEW: Breaking Bad spinoff Better Call Saul had a lot to live up to. Luckily, it delivered the goods in the first two episodes. Read the review.

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CNET News.com
last updated: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 18:41:00 PDT

Mom tries to Facebook-shame daughter, gets pizza on face
A mother makes her daughter pose for a picture to prove that it will travel far and wide on the Web. She ends up getting prank calls, pizza deliveries, and a lesson for herself.

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NSA's reported Huawei hack gives glimpse of agency's role in 'cyber Cold War'
The latest report based on leaks by Edward Snowden has it that the NSA hacked into the servers of a Chinese router company that had itself been accused by the US of potentially aiding government espionage.

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Twitter battle in Turkey heats up, spreads to YouTube -- reports
The fight over a Twitter ban in the country intensifies, as the government reportedly blocks a workaround, the White House weighs in, and Google refuses to yank YouTube vids critical of the prime minister.

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Apple rumor claims all-new, 12-inch MacBook Air
The MacBook is getting a makeover sooner rather than later -- if chatter from China is accurate.

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Businesses of the future...with Samsung devices, of course (pictures)
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom -- called the Executive Briefing Center -- at its North American headquarters in New Jersey to show potential business customers what Samsung technology they can use to change their operations.

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2048 starts easy; gets hard. Here's how to make it easy again
The Threes-like puzzle game sucks you in by making it seem easy to hit the magic number. Turns out, though, that it actually is easy -- if you understand the game's logic.

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Samsung shows business customers how to be high tech
The Korean electronics giant operates a showroom in New Jersey to demonstrate technology it has for hotels, financial firms, retailers, and other businesses.

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Automating your 2048 game
2048 may be deceptively difficult in its later stages, but the early portion of the game can be played mindlessly by mashing the left and up arrow keys and building into a corner.

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Google speeds WebP image format, brings animation support to Chrome
Other browser makers are unmoved by file-size advantages of the image format, but Google is pressing ahead. And it's saving terabytes of network usage a day on its own sites.

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Obama talks spying with Facebook's Zuckerberg, Google's Schmidt
Zuckerberg and Obama "had an honest talk about government intrusion on the Internet," says Facebook -- just days after the CEO posted an indignant statement on his Facebook page.

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Apple considering a Spotify rival and iTunes Android app
The company is in talks to launch an on-demand streaming music service in order to battle US declines in iTunes downloads, according to Billboard.

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Get your body into VR games
Gesture-control armband Myo by Thalmic Labs has found a way for gamers to go from hands on to hands in. When paired with virtual-reality headset Oculus Rift, gamers can see and use their hands in games. CNET got a demo of the combo in action.

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Behind the sounds of Infamous: Second Son
Creating a video game hero with superpowers like smoke and neon means figuring out what they should sound like. Sony took CNET behind the scenes to show us how it created the sound effects for new PS4 game Infamous: Second Son.

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Dolby to put Atmos surround sound on tablets, smartphones
The immersive audio that makes moviegoers feel like they're inside the film rather than just watching it will be available for Dolby partners to incorporate on mobile by the end of the year, Dolby says.

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Runway safety improvements under way at SFO (pictures)
Two of four runways will close as part of federally mandated improvements. CNET takes a look at the technology and gets a tour of SFO's runways.

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San Francisco Airport uses tech to meet runway safety standards
In order to meet a federal directive, the airport will close two runways this summer to install a special concrete material that will bring runaway aircraft quickly to a stop.

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Microsoft revises privacy policy in wake of Hotmail search case
Blowback in handling of corporate espionage case forces Microsoft to promise stronger policies protecting privacy of Hotmail account holders.

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Phil Spencer on Xbox One 'always-on' debacle: 'We could have been more clear'
On the final day of the Game Developers Conference, the head of Microsoft Studios opens up about the Xbox One's tumultuous road to launch and the company's indie game relationship.

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Microsoft: Here's $100 if you drop Windows XP
Hey XP users, time to move on -- Microsoft is saying in no uncertain terms by offering $100 off a new PC.

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The Web out-Picassos itself: Welcome, sticky tape selfies
In the latest and perhaps most tastelessly sweet Internet meme, people are wrapping their faces in sticky tape and snapping the results. Perfect for your 3-year-old this weekend.

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last updated: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 07:32:22 -0500

23 Things Steve Rogers Has Definitely Googled

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Here’s How Long the Apple Watch’s Battery Might Last
Apple is shooting for 19 hours without heavy use

A new report indicates Apple is aiming for 19 hours of general-use battery life in its first-generation smartwatch. Find out more about how long the watch might last on a single charge in the video above.

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alanjonesUK: RT @PopSci: Scientists finally have some answers about the mysterious "dark matter" in the human genome: http://t.co/Gm4Fh0B6

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7 reasons to use emoticons in your writing and social media, according to science
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This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Do you remember seeing your first emoticon? The first documented use of “:-)” dates back to 1982, when Scott Fahlman proposed that it be used as a “joke marker” on a message board for Carnegie Mellon University computer scientists. Here’s his Internet-changing message: “I propose that the following character sequence for joke markers: “:-)” Read it sideways.” Today, emoticons need a bit less explanation. As social media has grown (and character counts have shrunk), these pictorial representations of feelings are playing a significant role in communication. If you’re still not sure whether…

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