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  • Welcome To Google Street View, Indonesia

    Welcome To Google Street View, Indonesia

    Google launched Street View in Indonesia on Thursday, allowing users to see panoramic cityscapes and underwater views of the country’s striking coral reefs. The project was announced in partnership with Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy in 2012 and took two years to develop in an effort to boost tourism. The company occasionally runs into privacy roadblocks when expanding to other countries, as it did in Greece. Source: wochit technology

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  • Walmart Slashes IPhone 5C Price To 97 Cents

    Walmart Slashes IPhone 5C Price To 97 Cents

    Walmart has drastically cut the prices of the iPhone 5C and 5S , suggesting an upcoming debut of the iPhone 6. The 5S has been reduced from $99 to $79, and the 5C (in any color) has been reduced from $29 to just 97 cents. The new prices are available with the purchase a two-year contract from AT&T, U.S. Cellular, Sprint or Verizon; the offer is good only in stores, not on online orders.

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  • Delaware Eases Access To Digital Data Of Dead

    Delaware Eases Access To Digital Data Of Dead

    As policy makers wrestle with how to handle the digital remains people leave behind on sites like Google and Facebook after they die, a new state law expanding access to the deceased’s accounts could set a national trend. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed a bill this month that gives estate attorneys and other fiduciaries more control of their deceased clients’ digital data, including email, social media and cloud storage data.

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  • Apple Maps, ITunes Radio Flourish Despite Critics

    Apple Maps, ITunes Radio Flourish Despite Critics

    Apple’s two big efforts to push aside some of the most popular mobile apps in maps and music have taken a drubbing from critics, but new data from Comscore show just how successful they’ve been. More than 42 million people used Apple Maps in the three months ended in June, compared to 64 million using Google. And iTunes Radio, the Pandora clone that’s seen few improvements since it arrived last year, had almost 41 million U.S. users compared to Pandora’s

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  • Sprint, T-Mobile Offer Further Price Discounts

    Sprint, T-Mobile Offer Further Price Discounts

    Sprint unveiled a plan on Thursday that gives subscribers access to unlimited data for $60 a month, the industry’s cheapest unlimited data offering as the carrier attempts to reverse the decline in its subscriber base. Wireless carriers have been going after each others’ subscribers as they try to increase revenue in a nearly saturated market. Source: wochit technology

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  • Report: Microsoft To Reveal Windows 9 Next Month

    Report: Microsoft To Reveal Windows 9 Next Month

    Might Microsoft be ready to reveal the latest version of its Windows operating system? The Verge reports Microsoft is planning an event Sept. 30, where it will announce Windows 9. The report cites “sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans.” The report say, the event will showcase several upgrades to the user interface and may even include Cortana, Microsoft’s voice assistant.

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  • Is Apple’s iMessage Really Being Overrun By Spammers?

    Is Apple’s iMessage Really Being Overrun By Spammers?

    A report says more than one third of all SMS spam over the past year came from a “single campaign” using iMessage and targeting iPhone users. Source: Newsy

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  • Did Russia Really Find Plankton On The ISS? NASA Not So Sure

    Did Russia Really Find Plankton On The ISS? NASA Not So Sure

    Russian cosmonauts say they’ve found evidence of sea plankton on the International Space Station’s windows. NASA is a little more skeptical. Source: Newsy

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  • SoundCloud Now Featuring Advertisements Between Tracks

    SoundCloud Now Featuring Advertisements Between Tracks

    SoundCloud is adding advertisements to it’s streaming service for the first time and will now pay royalties to artists and record labels. Source: Newsy

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  • Microsoft’s Windows 9 Unveil Said To Be Coming September 30

    Microsoft’s Windows 9 Unveil Said To Be Coming September 30

    According to the Verge, Windows 9 has been leaked, and seems to show a backing away from the aggressively touch-focused Windows 8, with a mini start menu and dropping of the Charms bar, but users will get a better look September 30. The blog reports Microsoft is planning an official unveiling of what’s next for its desktop OS for that date, with a technology preview available for early adopters following quickly after that. Source: wochit technology

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  • Instagram Rolls Out Deeper Analytics For Advertisers

    Instagram Rolls Out Deeper Analytics For Advertisers

    Instagram launched a suite of deeper analytics for advertisers on Thursday that are targeted to offer greater visibility into how their campaigns are performing on the network. The new metrics, like impressions, reach and engagement, will provide data to marketers almost in real time. The Facebook-owned photo platform plans to roll out the program to all potential advertisers in the coming months. The metrics are not only for advertising, but for organic posts as well. Source: wochit technology

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  • Report: Tumblr Is Growing, But Not Helping Yahoo’s Bottom Line

    Report: Tumblr Is Growing, But Not Helping Yahoo’s Bottom Line

    Yahoo does not have a traffic problem. Neither does Tumblr . Yahoo does have an ad problem, though — and it’s not clear whether Tumblr can do much to fix that. Those are the takeaways from a new report from eMarketer in its first forecast of Tumblr’s users and advertising prospects. Martin Utreras, senior forecasting analyst at eMarketer, wrote in the press release, because Tumblr’s user base is not directly correlated with ad views, slowing growth is not a bell

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