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Wearable Gadgets: ReadWrite's 2014 Gift Guide

readwrite.com — This year, wearable devices have branched out, extending all over our bodies. Tech companies have extended "smarts" everywhere from our heads to our fingers, offering a slew of new uses that hardly seemed imaginable just a few years ago.
Nov 26, 2014

Get your special someone technology they can wear with the ReadWrite 2014 holiday gift guide spr.ly/6017tybh

Beware: Your Supervisor Can Soon Read Your Slack Messages

readwrite.com — Slack, the workplace communications tool for group chats, will introduce a new tier of service on January 1 called Slack Plus -and employees may not like it very much. Aimed at large companies, Plus brings in the one feature that will chill any employee chatter: It allows your boss to view your Slack messages, including private direct messages to coworkers, as well as all versions of the messages you've edited.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @PrivacyMemes: Beware: Your Supervisor Can Soon Read Your Slack Messages bit.ly/1rcPKoY #privacy

Nov 25, 2014

welp RT @RWW: Your boss will soon be able to read your Slack messages, thanks to new service spr.ly/6015tE5f by @laureninspace

Here Comes the iPhone Safari Browser, Starring ... Bing?

readwrite.com — Google's Safari contract ends in 2015; let the bidding begin.
Nov 25, 2014

Here comes the iPhone's Safari browser, possibly starring ... Bing? spr.ly/6015t1w3

Sophisticated Malware Regin Linked To NSA, British Intelligence

readwrite.com — When cybersecurity firm Symantec uncovered the sophisticated malware Regin over the weekend, its analysts reported that it was most likely created by a national intelligence agency. Now, new reports suggest that the malware was a tool of the U.S. National Security Administration and British intelligence.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @RWW: The sophisticated malware Regin may be linked to the NSA and GCHQ spr.ly/6014tDdk by @laureninspace

Turns Out The Samsung Galaxy S5 Tanked Outside The U.S.

readwrite.com — The bleeding in Samsung's mobile business hasn't stopped, and not even its own flagship could stanch it. The Wall Street Journal reports that, despite its strong start and popularity in the United States, sales of the company's Galaxy S5 smartphone fell far short of expectations-as much as 40% less than projections pegged.

Download Your Google Data With One Click

readwrite.com — Nothing is truly permanent-especially on the Internet-so Google is working towards allowing users access to e-mails anytime, even long after the company's online services are gone. Google offers a one-click export system to download a copy of your data from Gmail and Google Calendar.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @RWW: Google offers a one-click export system to download a copy of your data from Gmail and Google Calendar spr.ly/6010s72k

Starbucks Really Might Make Wireless Charging Mainstream

readwrite.com — Offering a shot of one-stop convenience, Starbucks began its roll-out of free Powermat wireless charging last week. The Seattle, Wash.-based coffee purveyor equipped roughly 200 stores in San Francisco with the technology, ahead of a nationwide launch next year. I stopped by a location in Levi Plaza to check out the system and see if it lives up to the promise.
Nov 24, 2014

If you got a bad link, try this instead: Starbucks really could take wireless charging mainstream bit.ly/1uwC3vQ @rww