Date archive forAugust, 2014
By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Twitter officially adding tweets to your timeline from people you don’t follow

Many Twitter users have noticed for a while that tweets from people they don’t follow, as well as Favorited posts from people they do, have been turning up in their timelines. The change appeared to be another More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Android 4.4.4 KitKat vs. Android 4.4.3: What We Know Now

In June, Google rolled out two brand new Android 4.4 KitKat updates inAndroid 4.4.4 and Android 4.4.3 KitKat. In the weeks since their arrival, we’ve seen a number of updates and a number of details push out More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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You Can Now Tour the Sets of Emmy-Nominated Shows in Google Maps

You may not be physically present for the Emmys this Monday, but at the very least you’ll be able to tour its nominated shows’ sets online. It’s not nothing! On Thursday, Google Maps released a collection More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Apple Having Trouble Producing Enough iPhone 6 Screens, Report Says

If you’re thinking of picking up a shiny new iPhone 6 on launch day, you may have to reset your expectations. According to a new report, Apple’s suppliers are having trouble producing enough screens for at More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Chinese Jet Flew Within 30 Feet Of U.S. Military Plane, Pentagon Says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Friday accused a Chinese fighter jet of conducting a “dangerous intercept” of a U.S. Navy surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft off the coast of China More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Shi’ite militia kill dozens of Iraqi Sunnis in mosque shooting

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi Shi’ite militiamen machine gunned minority Sunni Muslims in a village mosque on Friday, killing dozens just as Baghdad is trying to build a cross-community government to fight More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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U.N.’s Pillay Slams World’s ‘Paralysis’ As Syria Toll Hits 191K

World powers were castigated by the U.N.’s human rights chief Friday for failing act over Syria as new analysis put the death toll in the conflict at 191,369. The figure is more than double the number documented More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Beijing Denies Fighter Flew Dangerously Close to U.S. Patrol Plane

BEIJING—China is disputing the U.S. account of a midair encounter between their respective military aircraft, saying the Chinese fighter jet kept a safe distance in inspecting a U.S. Navy patrol plane. A Chinese More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Libyan Capital Witnesses More Airstrikes By Unknown Planes, Killing 15 And Injuring 20 People

Two airstrikes in Libya’s capital city of Tripoli killed 15 fighters and injured 20 other people, according to an official of the Islamist-allied Misrata militia cited in media reports Saturday. The airplanes More...

By Matt Kaludi On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Goldman Sachs To Shell Out $3.15B In Settlement Over Mortgage Bonds

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS), one of the largest investment banks in the United States, said on Friday that it will pay $3.15 billion to buy back low-quality mortgage bonds it had sold to Fannie Mae and More...