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Delta to add faster satellite-based Wi-Fi on long-haul flights

Starting next year, passengers on Delta Air Lines' long-haul domestic flights and routes to Latin America and the Caribbean will get to log on to a faster satellite-based wireless Internet.<p>The new system replaces an older air-to-ground system, giving passengers 20 times the bandwidth to stream …

Long Haul

Phone recordings reveal Bill O'Reilly may have lied about witnessing a suicide linked to JFK's assassination

CNN has acquired phone recordings that raise questions about Bill O'Reilly's presence at the suicide of a figure involved in the investigation of JFK's assassination.<p>The suicide reportedly occurred at a house in South Florida in 1977 when O'Reilly was a reporter at WFAA, a television news station …

Comcast is about to have more customers for internet than TV

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>This chart explains the dynamics at play in America’s cable industry better than words could:<p>Comcast, America’s biggest cable company, is also its biggest home internet service provider (and the company could get bigger if it is allowed to buy Time Warner Cable). It …

Microsoft details Project Spartan’s new rendering engine and why it chose not to adopt WebKit

Microsoft today detailed its new rendering engine designed specifically for Project Spartan, the company’s new browser shipping on all Windows 10 devices (smartphones, tablets, PCs, and so on). The company also confirmed that the new rendering engine will be available in Internet Explorer for …

Windows 10

Broadcast live video to your Twitter stream with Meerkat for iOS

On the hunt for a more exciting way to interact with your Twitter followers? Then consider picking up Meerkat: a useful app that allows iOS device …

Why life through Google Glass should be for our eyes only

It's hard to engineer this kind of creepy serendipity. Earlier this week, European Union data watchdogs, fighting to protect our privacy in an age of big data, put pressure on Google over the privacy of user information.<p>Just 48 hours later, Google potentially struck a new blow against privacy when …

Google Glass Has One Year To Change Your Behavior or Fail

The wild success of mobile phones is down to their achievement in transforming the way we spend our time. Before mobile we used to meet in pre-arranged venues and talk to each other. It almost seems a quaint idea now not to be present in a variety of venues all at the same time, tapping away on a …

Woz: Apple’s Share Price May Be Disappointing Now, But They Will Probably Surprise Us All

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple with Steve Jobs, said today that Apple’s share price, which hit a 16-month low two days ago, is “disappointing” but that he was confident the tech giant would come out with products which would “surprise and shock us all.”<p>In a wide-ranging speech at the Login …

Buried code in Google Glass points to Xbox Live-like features for Android

Gaming on Android devices isn’t quite on the same level as iOS. The Apple products still tend to get more games, and Apple provides deeper support with its Game Center software that manages friends and multiplayer gaming.<p>Google is finally catching up in that last respect, according to code buried …

Larry Page Says Google Glass Runs On Android

Google’s CEO Larry Page revealed something during today’s earnings call that his company doesn’t seem to have actually spelled out before: Google Glass runs on Android. In response to a question about how much people can expect to see engagement increment with new products like Glass, he said that …

CNN Quits Breaking News, Becomes “CNN Classic”

NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—In a sweeping format change that marks the end of an era for the nation’s first cable news outlet, CNN announced today that it would no longer air breaking news and would instead re-run news stories of the past “that we know we got right.”<p>The rebranded network, to …

Apple, Authentec and the multi-user iOS dilemma

Back in July of 2012, Apple acquired a security company called AuthenTec, a firm that’s involved in fingerprint sensing hardware, Near Field Communication and network security. There was a flurry of speculation at the time about what Apple might be using Authentec’s technology for, including …

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Ask about our products, pricing, implementation, or anything else. Our advisors are here to help you chart a course to success.<p><b>Just fill out the form</b> …

Terrorist Hunt Sends America Over the Edge

It was about 1 <i>P.M.</i> on Friday when I decided this fine country of ours had lost its moorings and gone a little nuts. That was when I heard that the authorities—which particular ones wasn’t clear—had stopped the trains running between New York and Boston. At Penn Station, a radio reporter said, …

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TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter

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First Microsoft Store in SF about to open. http://t.co/rzKaDr9IyR

Why is the Google Glass Mirror API so limiting? It’s missing augmented reality, ability to access audio-visual data, cellular, and hardware access.

Marc Andreessen: The World Would Be Much Better If We Had 50 More Silicon Valleys

Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz, delivered a keynote speech at the she++ conference today, sharing what technology is exciting him right now, what he thinks about current startup culture, and how Sheryl Sandberg’s book, Lean In, affected his view of Silicon …

DGiT Daily - DGiT

Our favorite weird smart home devices<p>Frederick Blichert4 days ago<p>Smart is just a state of mind.<p>How to create and edit an Amazon Echo …