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Google releases “Year in Review” video culminating biggest events from 2013view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – A lot of things happened this year. Some were good, some were bad, but we can all agree on one thing: it all happened, and the world will never be the same again. Google culminated the most important events from 2013 in a video exploring user searches and their relevance to real world events. Hit the break for the video. (IT news)

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145,000 Chromebook 11 chargers being recalled by Google and HPview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The HP Chromebook 11 was taken off of shelves just a few weeks ago without much of an explanation. (IT news)

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Facebook’s Silent Autoplay Video Ads Require Custom Content To Shineview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook could have made it easy for advertisers to port their TV commercials or online pre-rolls into its new video ad unit. Instead, it’s spawned a fresh video ad format designed to minimize disruption to the user experience. While advertisers might be a bit annoyed they can’t reuse existing creative, Facebook’s decision could reduce backlash and preserve its audience. (IT news)

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Facebook Acquires SportStream To Increase Sports Chatter By Providing News Outlets With Cleaner Dataview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook wants more users talking about sports on it instead of Twitter, so today it announced the acquisition of SportStream, a startup that analyzes social media mentions of sports and provides clean data access to news outlets and teams. (IT news)

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Oppo Find 7 officially set to have 2k displayview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Rumors and speculation about the Oppo Find 7 have been flying around the internet for a number of months now, but we haven’t heard much at all from Oppo. Until now, that is! It has now been confirmed that the Oppo Find 7 will include a 2k display, or a display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. Other rumored specs include a Snapdragon 805, 3GB of RAM and a 13MP rear facing camera. (IT news)

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Samsung HomeSync now compatible with a few non-Samsung devicesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Samsung’s HomeSync has only been available to Galaxy devices, but a recent updated finally allows a few non-Samsung devices to get in on the action. The list isn’t large, but it includes the HTC One, Butterfly, Xperia Z, Xperia ZL, Xperia SP, Optimus G Pro, and the Nexus 4. Of course, just about every Samsung Galaxy device, whether tablet or phone, is already covered. (IT news)

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High school student suspended for hugging teacherview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – 12-17-2013 http://news.yahoo.com/video/high-sch...043657641.html High school student suspended for hugging teacher (Hardware)

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“Dislike” emoticon released for Facebook Messengerview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The “like” button on Facebook has become an icon for social media, and obviously for Facebook. However, there comes the times where a “dislike” button is needed… but it has never existed… until now… almost. While an actual “dislike” button still isn’t available, there is now a “dislike” sticker for Messenger. (IT news)

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Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition receiving Android 4.4.2 todayview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – With the recent flurry of updates to Google Play edition device updates comes the 4.4.2 update to the Sony Z Ultra GPe. It’s really good news that the Google Play edition devices are working out as well as they were supposed to be from the start. (IT news)

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Can't make my GeForce GTX properly work and I'm going crazyview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – With the default open source driver it's slow as hell. (Hardware)