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Tech Support Startup HelloTech Is Closing $10M In Fundingview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Los Angeles startup HelloTech is in the final stages of raising $10 million in Series A funding, according to sources with knowledge of the deal. Madrona Venture Group is leading the round. Following a period of private beta testing, HelloTech went live about three months ago. (IT news)

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Security hole found in Samsung smart fridgesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Some testing recently conducted by Pen Test Partners revealed a man-in-the-middle vulnerability in Samsung smart fridges that could be used to hack into a user’s Gmail account. The Samsung refrigerator that was tested has Wi-Fi capability that among other things, allows a user to display their Gmail calendar on the screen. (IT news)

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[Deal] Buy a Moto X Play from Koodo Mobile and get $100 bonus credit or a free Moto 360view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Moto X Play only launched in Canada a few days ago, but that doesn’t mean you can’t pick it up on a decent deal already. Koodo Mobile is currently offering new customers a Moto 360 smartwatch or a $100 bonus credit when purchasing a Moto X Play on a Tab plan. @koodo is going a @Motorola_CA deal where you get a Moto X Play and get a Moto 360 for free! (IT news)

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LibreOffice-from-Collabora 4.4 Released with Better Microsoft Office 2007 Compatibilityview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Collabora, through Sam Tuke, had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of the LibreOffice-from-Collabora 4.4 office suite, a modified, commercial version of the open-source LibreOffice software. According to the release notes, the new LibreOffice-from-Collabora 4.4 rel... (read more) (IT news)

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Dying Light Crashes on Linux After Latest Patch, Here's the Solutionview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Some users are reporting that Dying Light for the Linux platform no longer starts after the latest patch has been released. Dying Light is one of the newest triple A games that landed on Linux in the past few months. The performance wasn't great, and many users complained about the fact that it didn't seem like a quality port. (IT news)

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Changing the Application Deployment Gameview story

http://thevarguy.com – One of the biggest inhibitors to new application deployment is the length of time it takes for internal IT organizations to plug in the application to an instance of Microsoft (MSFT) Active Directory or a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) server. read more (IT news)

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Mesa 10.6.5 Brings Nouveau and Radeon Fixes, Mesa 11 Release Candidate Arrivesview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The developers of the open-source Mesa 3D Graphics Library that is currently used by default in numerous, if not all GNU/Linux operating systems, have announced the release of the fifth maintenance version of Mesa 10.6. According to the attached changelog, Mesa 3D Graphics Library 10.6.5 fixes the nouveau_vieux regression introduced in the 10.6.0 release, adds an all-new OLAND PCI ID for the Ra (IT news)

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Smaato Ad Report Shows Big Growth On The Mobile Webview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Ad spending on the mobile web doubled in the first half of 2015 (compared to the same period last year), according to a new report from Smaato. Specifically, Smaato saw its total ad spend split between 62 percent on apps and 38 percent on the mobile web. (IT news)

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AOL Acquires Photo And Messaging Startup Kanvas Labsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  AOL is announcing another acquisition — Kanvas Labs, maker of mobile social apps. An AOL spokesperson told me that the company will continue to offer the existing Kanvas Labs products. (IT news)

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Netflix Is Letting A Number Of Hollywood Movies Go In Order To Focus On Exclusivesview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Neflix is bidding adieu to a slew of top Hollywood films from Epix as it continues to focus on hosting exclusive content on its service. As joint venture between MGM, Lions Gate Entertainment and Viacom’s Paramount, Epix is a big name in the industry. Read More (IT news)

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Email Is The Last, And Ultimate, Social Graphview story

http://techcrunch.com –  One of the magical innovations of the Web 2.0 era was when the bigger social platforms opened their doors to third-party app developers. LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter widely touted ,and profited from, the concept of allowing consumers to plug their social graph into other applications. (IT news)

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Gillmor Gang LIVE 08.28.15view story

http://techcrunch.com –  Gillmor Gang – Dan Farber, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor. LIVE recording session has concluded for today. Gillmor Gang chatroom HERE Gillmor Gang on Facebook HERE G3 on Facebook G3 video archives on ustream Read More (IT news)