FS if local but interested in Trade for nice wireless cansview story

http://hardforum.com – If you're local (chicago or suburb), come get this and it's yours for $320.00. There are probably more things in this box of goodies but the important stuff is listed here. If I am shipping this, add 20. If someone has a real good not abused gaming head phones that are wireless, I might be interested in a trade. CPUs worked last time I checked. I just switched the 960 for my xeon weeks ago. (Hardware)

Our Four Favorite Companies From The 500 Startups Demo Dayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Time just keeps flying by, as it’s already demo day for 500 Startups’s tenth batch of companies. (IT news)

Microsoft Drops Nokia Name, Sticks With ‘Lumia’ For Windows Phonesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  After a long and complicated relationship that first involved just a close partnership with Nokia handling hardware duties, and then Microsoft acquiring Nokia’s phone-making business during what appeared to be a fairly acrimonious separation, there will be no more confusion as to who’s making first-party Windows Phone hardware going forward: they’ll be called just… Re (IT news)

Nokia Brings Its HERE Maps App To All Supported Android Phonesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  This August, Nokia, the Finnish company that remains after selling its handset business to Microsoft, rolled out new versions of its HERE mapping product to Samsung smartphones, powered by both Android and Tizen. However, at the time, the company wouldn’t provide an ETA as to when other Android devices would gain access to HERE maps. That day, as it turns out, is today. (IT news)

[Windows 8] UEFI boot broken.view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have a Samsung notebook with OEM Windows8, UEFI secure boot enabled. Having some thoughts about viruses I`ve changed BIOS settings to non-UEFI boot and checked system with Dr.WEB live-CD. (Hardware)

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 388view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 388 for the week October 13 - 19, 2014. Links to UWN Wiki page: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWeeklyNewsletter/Issue388 In This Issue Final Freeze for Ubuntu 14.10 (utopic) in effectUbuntu StatsUbuntu Cloud NewsRandall Ross: Why Smart Phones Aren't - Reason #2 & Reason #3Joe Liau: Documenting the Death of the Dumb Telephone - Part 1: U (Hardware)

A Microsoft Smartwatch Coming Within Weeks?view story

http://hardforum.com – I was under the impression that the smartwatch market just isn't taking off like manufacturers had hoped. Now we have Apple and Microsoft trowing their hats in the ring? Quote: Microsoft is gearing up to launch a wearable device within the next few weeks, Forbes has learned. (Hardware)

Here’s What You Need To Know From Microsoft’s Cloud Eventview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Today in San Francisco, Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella and his lieutenant Scott Guthrie detailed the status of their company’s cloud efforts, breaking out a few growth metrics, and announcing several new features that they hope will spur growth. Microsoft is hellbent to be a winner in the cloud space. (IT news)

InstantAPI Lets You Build An API In An Instantview story

http://techcrunch.com –  “In the world of cloud computing, APIs are the new currency,” Microsoft’s VP of its developer division S. “Soma” Somasegar told me last week. But if that’s true, then how can you best create an API for your services? (IT news)

Gmail For Android Will Soon Support Yahoo Mail, Outlook And Other Email Servicesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Use email? Own an Android device? Not a fan of Gmail? There’s good news coming your way. Google is preparing a major update for Gmail for Android that will, among many things, finally handle email accounts from other service providers, such as Microsoft Outlook, Yahoo and AOL [mandatory disclaimer: AOL is, of course, the owner of TechCrunch]. (IT news)