Wednesday, December 30, 2015

IT News Head Lines (Digital Trends) 31/12/2015

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Snapchat’s new music channels highlight artists, tracks, and live performances
Snapchat las launched a series original music channels within the Discovery section of its app. The Year-in-Review series features notable artists, tracks, recommendations and exclusive video content.
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Beck's new record will have an upbeat vibe, says producer Greg Kurstin
Beck producer Greg Kurstin explains that the singer/songwriter's new record will have the upbeat vibe of his funky 2015 single, Dreams. They hope to finish songs for the new record early in 2016.
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Motorola Droid Turbo 2 review
Motorola’s latest concoction isn’t the nicest looking phone, but it has amazing specs and something that no other phone has: a shatterproof display.
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The Hateful Eight wide release comes two days early to meet demand
Quentin Tarantino's much-anticipated Western will be widely released to 1,958 theaters tomorrow December 30. The Hateful Eight was intially released on Christmas Day as a 70mm "Roadshow."
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Twitter updates its rules to include hateful conduct and self-harm policies
Twitter has introduced a number of changes to its Twitter rules in regard to what it deems "abusive behavior." The update sees it clarify its policies regarding hate speech and reports on self-harm, as well as the publishing of confidential information.
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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is headed back to WWE WrestleMania to set a new record
You can take The Rock out of WWE, but you can't take WWE out of The Rock. Dwayne Johnson has announced that he'll be attending WrestleMania 32 this spring, and he intends to make it the best attended ever.
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Chinese legislation directs telecom firms and ISPs to provide decryption
A Chinese anti-terrorism legislation, based on device decryption help from telecoms and Internet providers, is instigating an uproar in western territories -- but are who are we to judge?
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Space races and virtual places: The 10 most innovative tech companies of the year
We don't always do this, but 2015 was so packed full of great innovations that we decided to craft a list of our favorite innovative tech companies of the year. Find out if your favorite company made the list!
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Guns N’ Roses will reportedly reunite for Coachella 2016, possible tour (Update)
After evidence fueled rumors of a GNR reunion, sources say that the band will headline Coachella Music & Arts Festival 2016. Negotiations for a stadium tour are also reportedly in the works.
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Congress wants NASA to build a deep space habitat for astronauts, and finish it by 2018
Part of NASA's recently passed budget plan from Congress urges the space agency to develop a deep space habitat model by as early as 2018. Congress allocated $55 million to the Advanced Exploration Systems program to see it completed.
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Hilarious new Tumblr blog pokes fun at Tinder's 'Male Feminists'
A new Tumblr from comedian and writer Lana Moore calls out male Tinder users that proclaim themselves "feminists" on their profiles on the dating app. "Male Feminists of Tinder" is a hilarious take on the superficial nature of the dating app.
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Twitter appoints former Apple exec as its new head of diversity and inclusion
Twitter has appointed a former Apple exec Jeffery Siminoff as its new head of diversity and inclusion. Siminoff's appointment comes amidst mounting pressure over the lack of diversity in the company's workforce.
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Fandango users rank top 10 movies of 2015, with some interesting results
As a memorable year at the box office comes to a close, Fandango has released its list of the top 10 movies of 2015, as determined by fans. Standouts include Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Martian.
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The IP-Box can guess your iPhone's passcode in under 17 hours
A court case in New York City revealed the existence of the IP-Box, a device that can theoretically force its way into your iPhone by guessing your passcode in under 17 hours. However, it may not be as reliable as you think.
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Like King Kong in a tux, GoldenEar’s SuperSub XXL looks classy, and wreaks havoc
GoldenEar Technology's SuperSub XXL is, like so many others, designed to deliver big bass from a relatively small box. The difference here is: The SuperSub XXL is a refined as it is powerful.
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Disney’s new robot can climb walls like a gecko, but it doesn’t have sticky feet
They can just about walk on water, and now, robots can walk on walls too. A new robot named VertiGo is the latest to come out of Disney Research, and with its ground-wall transition capabilities, it’s one of Disney’s coolest inventions.
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Mugen Power: Honda bringing tricked-out minivans and baby sports cars to Tokyo
Honda and Mugen have unveiled the fleet of modified vehicles they will bring to the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon. Included in the group are two modified Honda S660s, a Civic Type R, a Step WGN minivan, a tricked-out Vezel crossover, and more.
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Anonymous plans to exonerate subject of Making a Murderer doc with new evidence
Hacker group Anonymous says it will release critical information in the Steven Avery case, the focus of new Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer, through documents and phone records between police officers involved.
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Apple may let you upload and re-download your fingerprint data
You may soon be able to download your fingerprint. A new Apple patent shows the iEmpire's plans to save your most unique identifier, upload it to the cloud, and then allow it to be downloaded on another iPhone.
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Spotify facing $150 million lawsuit over unpaid royalties
Spotify has been accused before of not paying artists royalties owed to them, and now it's going to court over a $150 million class action suit filed by Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker front man David Lowery.
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Amazon makes Oscar push; plans to produce 16 films in 2016
Amazon's ambitious CEO Jeff Bezos told German publication Die Welt that the company wants to add an Oscar to Amazon Prime Instant Video's list of awards. He says the company plans to produce 16 films in 2016.
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Rise of the Tomb Raider adds Minecraft-like Endurance mode
Developer Crystal Dynamics has rolled out a new gameplay mode for its cinematic adventure game Rise of the Tomb Raider that mimics the survival-oriented challenges of Minecraft's core campaign.
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14 of Fallout 4’s best weapons and where to find them
Fallout 4's wasteland can be a really tough place without a solid weapon (or three) at your side. Here are 14 of the best in the game and where to find them.
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From Dieselgate to Top Gear, these are the 5 biggest Auto stories of the year
2015 was a banner year for the car industry, and most certainly for us as well. Inside, the DT Cars team counts down their most memorable car stories of 2015, including the Top Gear fracas, Dieselgate, and more.
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Washington D.C.’s ‘no fly zone’ for drones just got extended by 30 miles
On Christmas , the Federal Aviation Administration decided to further extend the drone ban further into Virginia and Maryland, increasing the radius of the "no-drone zone" by 30 miles outside Washington, D.C.
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Samsung’s 2016 smart TVs will be ready to take control of your smart home
Samsung wants to take a big stab at the smart home market in 2016, with plans to add a SmartThings hub to every Smart TV next year. The hub will connect to all verified connected devices, including Samsung's smartphones and smartwatches.
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iBuyPower's Revolt 2 improves upon the first with better GPU support and a full-sized power supply
iBuyPower aims for versatility with its uniquely designed Revolt 2 small form factor PC, sporting a sleek mini-ITX chassis, support for full-sized power supplies, room for a wide range of AMD and Nvidia GPUs.
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Comcast is the most hated broadband provider by far, according to FCC complaints
The FCC has received more complaints about Comcast than the three other major broadband providers combined. Customers strongly dislike the new data cap program, but also have issues with availability and service speed.
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Too many cards? Cardberry wants to take over your wallet
There's probably a lot of plastic in your wallet. You know, all those reward, gift, discount, and membership cards. Cardberry wants to replace those with its card that lets you store all your loyalty and discount cards in the Cardberry app.
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