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Vic Gundotra Parts Ways With Google

Vic Gundotra Parts Ways With Google | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The architect of Google+ says that "now is the time for a new journey."
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Technology leaders form alliance to prevent another Heartbleed

Technology leaders form alliance to prevent another Heartbleed | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Be honest, don't you kinda wish we could just rub our collective eyes and all this Heartbleed business would just disappear? Tough luck hombre, it's
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Blurb Teams up with Amazon for Self-Published Photo Books

Blurb Teams up with Amazon for Self-Published Photo Books | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Blurb, the indie publishing platform that lets photographers self-publish their books, has joined forces with Amazon, the retail giant, to sell and distrib
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Google Street View now serves as your own personal time machine

Google Street View now serves as your own personal time machine | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
In the seven years since Google launched Maps, it's collected a ton of imaging and location data, which we've only been able to see in its most recent
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Inside the Supreme Court for Aereo's last stand

Inside the Supreme Court for Aereo's last stand | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia after the Supreme Court arguments.
The Supreme Court heard arguments today for and against Aereo, the startup that streams broadcast television to subscribers over the...
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Dutch Engineers Test Glow-in-the-Dark 'Smart Highway'

Dutch Engineers Test Glow-in-the-Dark 'Smart Highway' | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Netherlands has the world's first glow-in-the-dark highway. Transportation officials in other countries are watching the technology closely.
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Netflix gains on subscriber growth, sets new prices

Netflix gains on subscriber growth, sets new prices | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Netflix Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter earnings and revenue that showed gains from a year ago as the online video-streaming leader reported increases in both its U.S. and international subscriber base and touted the success of its original series “House of Cards.”
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Google Glass: 5 Reasons I Won't Buy - InformationWeek

Google Glass: 5 Reasons I Won't Buy - InformationWeek | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google Glass is available for one day only to anyone willing to plunk down $1,500. Here's why I'm saying no.
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Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices

Vicious Heartbleed bug bites millions of Android phones, other devices | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Not the exclusive province of servers, Heartbleed can hack end users, too.
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If Republicans Win the Senate, What Crisis Will Mitch McConnell Cook Up Next?

If Republicans Win the Senate, What Crisis Will Mitch McConnell Cook Up Next? | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The man who moneyballed the Senate could have new powers after November's elections.
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DailyTech - T-Mobile to Eliminate Overage Charges for All Plans Starting in June

DailyTech - T-Mobile to Eliminate Overage Charges for All Plans Starting in June | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
T-Mobile to drop overage charges, throttle data instead
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Senators propose 'Let Me Google That For You Act' aimed at outdated technical agency

Senators propose 'Let Me Google That For You Act' aimed at outdated technical agency | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla) is well known for his Wastebook reports, annual documents that detail the unwieldy and often absurd expenditures made by the federal government. Now, Coburn and a...
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NYC restaurant inspectors could soon wear video cameras

NYC restaurant inspectors could soon wear video cameras | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Wearable cameras could soon see a more practical application than thrill-capturing GoPros. A new bill introduced by Republican Minority Leader Vincent
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Galaxy S5 Review

Galaxy S5 Review | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
One of the most anticipated smartphone of 2014 has landed. Announced at MWC 2014, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available in retail and scores of...
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It's time for the FCC to stand up for Americans instead of ruining the internet

It's time for the FCC to stand up for Americans instead of ruining the internet | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The internet is fucked, and the US government is making it worse.
Political cowardice set the FCC up to lose its first battle for net neutrality regulation: the rules that keep the internet as you...
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'The Sopranos' and Other Older HBO Shows Are Coming to Amazon Prime

'The Sopranos' and Other Older HBO Shows Are Coming to Amazon Prime | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Amazon has announced a deal to bring HBO series to its Prime streaming service.
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RIP Flash: Why HTML5 Will Finally Take Over Video and Web in 2014

RIP Flash: Why HTML5 Will Finally Take Over Video and Web in 2014 | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Just as CDs replaced tapes as a more efficient means of playing music, and digital files replaced CDs to do the same, HTML5 is making Flash obsolete.
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Samsung Gear Fit review: a messy merger of fitness band and smartwatch

Samsung Gear Fit review: a messy merger of fitness band and smartwatch | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Fitness trackers and smartwatches come a dime a dozen, but devices that combine the best of both? Still exceedingly rare. Now, however, Samsung thinks it
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Netflix lays out argument against Comcast merger

Netflix lays out argument against Comcast merger | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It says the bid for Time Warner Cable would create a company with too much power over Internet service.
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What TurboTax Doesn't Want You To Know

What TurboTax Doesn't Want You To Know | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a small town mayor and other community leaders wrote op-eds and letters to Congress with remarkably similar language on a remarkably obscure topic.Each railed against a long-standing proposal tha...
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Google Outlines Gmail Scanning in Updated Terms

Google Outlines Gmail Scanning in Updated Terms | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
According to the revised document, Google software examines incoming and outgoing messages to create targeted ads.
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Windows XP lives on: Avast survey shows 27 percent of its XP users don't plan to switch | PCWorld

Windows XP lives on: Avast survey shows 27 percent of its XP users don't plan to switch | PCWorld | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
XPocalypse? What XPocalypse? A big chunk of antimalware software vendor Avast's users are sticking with XP despite the many risks.
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Neil Young's Long Fight to Restore the Quality of Music

Neil Young's Long Fight to Restore the Quality of Music | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Neil Young has been disappointed by the sound of his own music for more than 30 years.
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The NSA has exploited Heartbleed bug for years, Bloomberg reports

The NSA has exploited Heartbleed bug for years, Bloomberg reports | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Bloomberg is reporting that the Heartbleed bug, which shocked the web security community this week, has been known and actively exploited by the National Security Agency for at least two years....
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Micro 3D Printer Kickstarter Hits The $2 Million Mark In 3 Days

Micro 3D Printer Kickstarter Hits The $2 Million Mark In 3 Days | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
About a few days ago we reported on the Micro 3D printer that begun as a Kickstarter project. The project, according to its creators, managed to hit...
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