Tuesday, December 29, 2015

IT News Head Lines (Digital Trends) 30/12/2015

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Rapper Travis Scott causing delay of Rihanna’s new record, claims collaborator Glass John
Recent comments from Rihanna collaborators Glass John and Sia make it sound like Rihanna's upcoming release may not be as imminent as anticipated. Rihanna's camp has not responded for comment.
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Samsung launches Skylake-equipped Ativ Book 9 in South Korea, coming soon to the U.S..
It looks like Samsung has heard the cries of its naysayers and decided to act with a new lightweight notebook it's calling the Ativ Book 9 Lite, which bolsters a slick new Skylake processor to address performance complaints.
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Don't want to plug your phone in? Just stick a Moos sticker on it instead
You can now pay with an iPhone sticker, so why not charge your phone with one too? If Moos ever makes it to market, you’ll be able to do just that, wirelessly charging your smartphone with a stylish sticker.
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This accelerator wants you give you a beach view
Taking the idea of a room with a view to new heights, the accelerator, aptly named Blue Builder and located in the Saint-Jean-de-Luz along the southeastern coast of France, hopes to attract a specific kind of entrepreneur.
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50,000 wind turbines are now giving Americans a lot of power
According to a report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), there are now over 50,000 wind turbines in operation across 40 states and Puerto Rico. These turbines combine to produce 70 gigawatts of energy.
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Why wait? Showtimes to let viewers stream Shameless, Billions before TV premieres
There's no need to wait to watch the TV debuts of Showtime's Billions and Shameless season six. The two shows will be made available for streaming prior to their January premiere dates on multiple online platforms.
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Hollywood just caught some major movie pirates through Facebook, report reveals
Hollywood's anti-piracy group FACT led the UK police to several of the country's most-prolific movie pirates, responsible for illegally sharing 2,500 films online, via the culprits' Facebook profiles.
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New photo reveals Bran Stark is back for Game of Thrones season 6
Bran Stark is back. The Game of Thrones character, played by Isaac Hempstead-Wright, is returning for season 6 and is featured in a new photo released by HBO prior to the show's April return.
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Kesha’s back: Singer performs with new band Yeast Infection in Nashville
Kesha spread around some Christmas love in Nashville, Tennessee, with her new band, Yeast Infection, just before the holiday. The group held a surprise concert at the Springwater Supper Club & Lounge.
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Software, not hardware, reportedly to blame for Samsung’s latest woes
According to several unnamed sources, software, and not necessarily hardware, is to blame for Samsung's recent woes. The company has acknowledged this, and is now focusing on software innovations.
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Google Glass lives! And the FCC just leaked photos of the next version
We haven't heard much about Google's wearable, which never really hit the market for consumers. A new FCC filing gives us a glimpse at the latest iteration that's been making rounds through Google's Glass for Work partners.
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Load your iPad with the best apps in every category
We've completely overhauled our iPad apps list. Here are more than 100 of the best apps available in the iTunes App Store and beyond. We've got apps in every category, organized so you can find what you want fast and easy.
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This sensor-stuffed surfboard fin could help scientists understand Earth's oceans
A group of developers are hoping to enlist the help of surfers to better understand the characteristics of shallow water and its relation to climate change.
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Microsoft Surface Mobile rumors and news leaks
Microsoft is reportedly developing an in-house Surface smartphone capable of running Windows 10 Mobile, and the company's CMO confirmed the company is indeed working on a "breakthrough" phone that doesn't just pander to Windows-enthusiasts.
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Mark Hamill is authenticating signed Star Wars merchandise for fans on Twitter
Actor Mark Hamill, who plays Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise, is helping fans authenticate signed Star Wars merchandise on Twitter. Hamill is currently responding to questions regarding autographed memorabilia on the platform.
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Are Guns N' Roses getting the band back together in 2016?
Three pieces of evidence are fueling the rumors of a GNR reunion: a recently updated band website, an updated band Facebook page, and a surprise clip featuring the hard rockers' hit song before showings of Star Wars.
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Check out this glorious, 21-minute sneak peek of the X-Files series revival
With its 21-minute, behind-the-scenes preview for the upcoming revival, FOX is giving long-time X-Files fans and series newcomers the chance to remember the past and salivate over the future
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Joe to go: These mugs double as portable coffee makers
The Oomph and the Mojoe are both portable coffee makers currently seeking funding on Kickstarter. One requires no electricity (so you have to heat the water separately), while the other runs on batteries.
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These crazy sonar gloves let the wearer feel distant objects, even in murky water
Two Ph.D. candidates at Japan's Tsukuba University have successfully developed functional sonar gloves capable of detecting out-of-reach objects underwater. The duo hopes the tech provides assistance for flood victims.
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New Star Wars Battlefront DLC doesn’t live up to movie hype
With two new maps and one new mode, Star Wars Battlefront fights for redemption with its new DLC but can it deliver? We went hands-on to share our thoughts in this quick video review.
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Zuckerberg goes on the offensive, blasts critics of Free Basics
Facebook's chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has penned an opinion piece in the Times of India, defending the company's Free Basics program, which offers a selection of services without using any of the user's mobile data.
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BBC America gives fans a strange look at Orphan Black season 4 with new teaser
BBC America had a gift for Orphan Black fans on Christmas Day: a new teaser for season four. Although short, the clip was definitely eye-opening. The addicting sci-fi series returns in April 2016.
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Rise of the Tomb Raider to make its PC debut next month
Rise of the Tomb Raider, the recently released follow-up to Crystal Dynamics' fantastic 2013 reboot of the action/adventure series, will come to PC in "January 2016," according to a quietly launched Steam page.
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From 4K and full-frame to drones and VR, looking at digital imaging in 2016
Traditional cameras will see evolutionary changes in 2016, but innovations in digital imaging will come from drones, VR, and unconventional cameras. We asked IDC analyst Chris Chute and combed the rumor mills for what's ahead.
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No one is taking the blame for leaking the registration info of 191 million US voters
A white hat hacker stumbled across 300 gigabytes of unprotected data, which turned out to be the voting registration info for 191 million U.S. voters, but no one is sure where it came from.
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Christopher Nolan reportedly has plans to shoot WWII film in France
Christopher Nolan may be headed to Europe to shoot his next film. The director has reportedly requested a permit to shoot in Dunkirk, France, where a massive evacuation of Allied forces took place during WWII.
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Intel welcomes a host of new Broadwell, Skylake processors
Intel is amending its processor lineup with numerous additions to the catalog, in both mobile and desktop flavors. These include 5th-generation Broadwell CPUs in addition to several new 6th-gen Skylake models.
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More Beats radio options coming, as Apple files trademarks for four new stations
Apple has trademarked four new Beats stations, hinting at more radio choices in the near future for Apple Music customers. The four new stations will follow the naming convention set by Beats 1, named Beats 2, 3, 4, and 5.
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ villains not evil enough for Vatican City reviewer
Some reviewers have criticized the film's handling of Kylo Ren and the First Order, but an anonymous reviewer from the Vatican City's daily newspaper has slammed the film for depicting toothless bad guys.
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The Banner Saga's PS Vita port resumes development with Sony's backing
Sony announced that it has partnered with indie publishing label Versus Evil to save the stalled PS Vita version of developer Stoic's strategy-RPG The Banner Saga, ending months of speculation regarding the port's status.
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