Aug 2nd 2015
This Week in Tech 521
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Windows 10 FUD, VR Neck, Obama’s supercomputer, Hitchbot, and more.
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- Nvidia recalls Shield Android tablets over battery fire fears
- Windows 10 – The First 24 Hours
- Windows 10 Shares Your Wi-Fi With Contacts
- Windows 10 is spying on almost everything you do – here’s how to opt out
- Microsoft's HoloLens will ship to developers 'within the next year'
- Nokia reveals Ozo, a futuristic new camera for filming virtual reality
- Google Quietly Distributes New Version of Glass Aimed at Workplaces
- Everything in its right place
- Inside the failure of Google+, a very expensive attempt to unseat Facebook
- Google+ Is Alive and Well Despite Persistent Media Reports
- Moto G hands-on: Motorola's most popular phone gets a premium upgrade
- OnePlus 2 hands-on: the flagship killer grows
- Amazon’s crazy Dash Buttons on sale for all Prime members
- Sources: Apple to debut new Apple TV with App Store, SDK, Siri support, and touch remote during September iPhone event
- Android Stagefright Flaws Put 950 Million Devices at Risk
- Researcher says he can hack GM’s OnStar app, open vehicle, start engine
- Facebook Beats In Q2 With $4.04B Revenue, User Growth Slows To 3.47% QOQ To Hit 1.49B
- Twitter reports better-than-expected Q2 revenue of $502M with just 316M MAUs, a number that includes “SMS Fast Followers
- Sources say Twitter's list of outside CEO candidates is lacking, pointing to Dorsey or Bain, with Bain in lead because of Dorsey
- NBCUniversal Poised to Make Big Investments in BuzzFeed and Vox Media
- Georgia sues Carl Malamud, calls publishing state laws "terrorism"
- Obama's New Executive Order Says the US Must Build an Exascale Supercomputer
- "Happy Birthday" Lawsuit: "Smoking Gun" Emerges in Bid to Free World's Most Popular Song
- Hitchhiking Robot Lasts Just Two Weeks in US Because Humans Are Terrible
- Man shoots down drone hovering over house