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NSA Whistleblower Ed Snowden: From My Desk I Could Wiretap Anyone: You, A Federal Judge Or The President Of The US

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Yesterday, it was revealed that Ed Snowden was the whistleblower, who exposed some details of NSA surveillance capabilities, often going far beyond what people expected. If you haven't yet, you should watch his video interview with Glenn Greenwald where he goes into more detail: Here's a bit that caught my...
NSA Whistleblower Ed Snowden: From My Desk I Could Wiretap Anyone: You, A Federal Judge Or The President Of The US

One on One: Ricky Gervais, Comedian Turned App Developer

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Ricky Gervais will unveil a new app on Wednesday. The app, Just Sayin', lets people record two-way voice conversations and broadcast them to Twitter and Facebook. Bits caught up with the comedian to try to understand why the world would possibly need such a thing....
One on One: Ricky Gervais, Comedian Turned App Developer

Nintendo reveals baffling solution for Wii U's in-game chat

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Be ready to invest in something like this if you want to chat with other gamers on the Wii U. With exactly a month to go until the Wii U launches in North America, there's still a good deal we don't know about how the system's online gameplay and...
Nintendo reveals baffling solution for Wii U's in-game chat

Expect Labs Gets Endorsements (and Money) From Samsung, Intel and Telefonica

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Expect Labs, which makes software that analyzes live voice conversations and provides relevant information, has raised a new round of funding from strategic investors Intel Capital, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation and Telefónica Digital. The San Francisco-based company has built a demo app called MindMeld that shows some of what its...
Expect Labs Gets Endorsements (and Money) From Samsung, Intel and Telefonica
Xbox One could allow remote play over Skype, Siri-like voice conversations with Kinect

Skype rolls visual ads during some Windows calls, wonders what the hang up is

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Skype has been raising the prospect of ads during calls for some time, and has already been running between-call ads before that, but now it's taking more definitive action. As of today, Skype for Windows users who don't have any credit their accounts will see -- thankfully, not hear...
Skype rolls visual ads during some Windows calls, wonders what the hang up is
Voxeet adds the iPhone to its arsenal of ways to make conference calls less frustrating

Feds give vote of confidence to Google Chrome, Android

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Google software has won at least two important endorsements from the federal government in the past few months with the US State Department adopting the Chrome browser and the National Security Administration deploying an Android phone that complies with the department's tough information security rules. Secretary of State Hillary...
Feds give vote of confidence to Google Chrome, Android

Google Project Glass arrives: augmented reality eyewear

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Google ended speculation about its computing eyewear by confirming Project Glass. While providing few details in the tease itself, the company showed a monocular set of augmented reality glasses that would provide a way of both getting information and communicating without needing to hold anything. In a concept video (below),...
Google Project Glass arrives: augmented reality eyewear

Facebook Rolls Out VoIP Calling To U.S. iOS Messenger Users

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Facebook originally started testing a new free (minus and data usage fees you incur from your carrier) calling feature for users of its Facebook Messenger app for iPhone in Canada early this year, and now the service is available to U.S. users as well. The free call button app now shows...
Facebook Rolls Out VoIP Calling To U.S. iOS Messenger Users

Apple launches iPhone 5: Lighter, taller, thinner and faster

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Apple introduced the iPhone 5 on Wednesday morning at its scheduled press event in San Francisco. The all aluminum and glass handset brings support for faster LTE mobile broadband and although lighter and thinner than the prior model, has a larger 4-inch screen, adding more room for icons, display space...
Apple launches iPhone 5: Lighter, taller, thinner and faster
BlackBerry Messenger 7 exits beta, Wi-Fi calling now available to all
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