Yahoo Says Email Accounts Were Compromised

Yahoo said Thursday that some of its customers’ email accounts were compromised in a recent cyber-attack. The Internet company did not disclose how many accounts were impacted by the security breach, but said in a blog post that its security team took “immediate action to protect our users.” Yahoo has the world’s second-largest email service after Google, the Associated Press […]

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No, Nintendo Isn’t Putting Its Games on Smartphones

Use the words Nintendo and smartphone in a sentence nowadays and chances are you’re either misguidedly prognosticating or wantonly trolling. So it’s a mild surprise to see Japanese news site Nikkei reporting (in Japanese) that Nintendo plans to step into smartphones without really stepping into smartphones. Put another way: this is one of these stories that sounds like a status quo […]

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Google Glass Will Now Come with Prescription Frames

While Google Glass has offered a wide array of technologically advanced uses, it was lacking on one very practical front: The glasses weren’t helping anyone with their actual sight. But on Tuesday, Google took a step forward on the vision front by offering prescription titanium frames, coming in both transparent and shaded lenses. The customizable frames, catering corrective factors of +4 […]

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So Long, MOG

MOG has been on death row ever since it was acquired by Beats Audio in 2012, but now the streaming music service has an execution date. Beats will shut down MOG on April 15, as the company focuses on its new Beats Music service. MOG subscribers won’t automatically become Beats Music users, but they’ll get one month free with the […]

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Which Cell Phone Carrier Is the Least Expensive?

Verizon customers, on average, pay more in total for their cellular service than customers of all other U.S. carriers, new research done by financial advisory firm Cowen and Company and published by ArsTechnica shows. The average Verizon monthly bill comes in at $148, a number that takes into account family plans, taxes and fees. That’s slightly more than both Sprint ($144) and AT&T ($141). […]

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