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Report: Google app will soon let you translate voice to text in real time

Google is planning to launch an update to its Google Translate app for phones, enabling automatic, real-time translation of voice to text for a few …

Language

U.N. confirms Palestinians will be ICC member from April 1

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has confirmed the Palestinians will formally become a member of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on April 1 and the court’s registrar said on Wednesday that jurisdiction would date back to June 13, 2014.<p>This means the …

Samsung Unveils Crazy-Small Drive That Gives You 1TB of Storage

Samsung unveiled the mighty mouse of storage devices at its Consumer Electronics Show presentation on Monday.<p>The company says its Portable SSD T1 …

D-Link's new routers look crazy, but they're seriously fast

D-Link has just jumped the router shark with its latest AC5300, AC3200 and AC3100 Ultra Performance models. On top of speeds up to 5.3Gbps for the AC5300 model, the 802.11ac devices feature, um, <i>striking</i> looks that hopefully won't frighten animals or small children. D-Link calls the models …

Wi-Fi

Google to FCC: if the internet is a Title II utility, let us expand Fiber

Verizon famously said that if the FCC heeds President Obama's urging and declares the internet a Title II utility, it would cause "great harm to an open Internet, competition and innovation." But exactly the opposite of that may happen, according to a letter from Google to the FCC. Mountain View …

Telecoms

Android customization - how to regain storage space by cleaning the cache on your Android device

Last week on our Android customization post, you got to play with image files and change up your wallpaper on your Android device. After messing with all those image files, you may be finding that your internal storage space is strangely low, so we should try to fix that.<p>There are many things you …

The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>1. These are the 30 most creative people in advertising under 30.</b> These people will likely be the next advertising leaders.<p><b>2. Yahoo is looking to buy a cable TV channel.</b> Scripps Networks or CNN are the channels Marissa Mayer is considering acquiring, sources told Business Insider.<p><b>3.</b><b>Gurbaksh "G"</b> …

These 5 types of on-demand services will get even bigger in 2015

Building apps and services for lazy people is one area the tech industry is quite good at.<p>2014 was a big year for getting everything you could want from the comfort of your smartphone. We found plenty of these services in Y Combinator’s Summer 2014 class. But next year is going to get even lazier. …

eCommerce

Sprint is building a bigger LTE network with the help of rural carriers

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: mocoNews.net<p>Sprint(s s) has teamed up with the Competitive Carrier Association and the NetAmerica Alliance to form a …

Amazon announces April 2 event: Video-streaming device coming?

Amazon.com has sent out invitations to members of the media for an April 2 event at which the company is expected to unveil a video-streaming device.<p>The online retailer is scheduled to hold the event in New York at 8 a.m. PDT, according to a screenshot of the invitation posted by Business Insider. …

Top smartphone chat apps reviewed

Kate Russell's weekly review of the best apps and websites.<p>With so many chat apps vying for your attention how do you choose the right one? You will obviously be swayed by how many of your contacts you can reach with the platform, and smart voicemail service, Libon, has just added Open Chat to its …

Samsung Spills The Milk With Its New Streaming Service

Just what the world needs, another streaming service. Samsung recently announced that it launched a free online streaming music service that’s only available in the US and on its Galaxy phones. The service is called Milk Music, and offers over 200 curated streaming channels free of charge to …

Stolen Twitter passwords 'worth more than credit card details'

Stolen Twitter passwords are now worth more to cyber criminals than credit card details, a study has found<p>Stolen Twitter accounts can now be worth more to hackers than credit card details, according to a piece of research which shows that the law of supply and demand affects the cyber crime …

Identity Theft

Government requests for Google data soar

Google said this week that government requests for data on users had more than doubled over the last four years.<p>The company released its ninth transparency report, which noted 27,477 worldwide government requests for information from 42,648 users in the second half of 2013. Law enforcement agencies …

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with important memos from my boss? If you answered yes, you're probably wasting valuable time sifting through junk to get to the information you really …

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Loyola Marymount fires Max Good

Loyola Marymount parted ways with Max Good on Tuesday.<p>Former Charlotte Bobcats coach Mike Dunlap has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Good, …

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