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10 months

Square may be seeking new round at whopping $4B valuation

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10 months after mobile payments startup Square raised $100 million at a valuation of $1 billion, the company is now said to be seeking a new round that could value it at up to $4 billion, reports All Things Digital. ATD’s Tricia Duryee cites multiple sources for the news,...
Square may be seeking new round at whopping $4B valuation

Samsung’s Tomorrow: How Twitter has become its go-to place to launch new phones and products

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Samsung’s mobile charge is no fluke. The company’s range of Galaxy S smartphones have fused the very latest technologies with industry-leading hardware. Combined sales of its Galaxy S and Galaxy S II smartphones exceed the 40 million mark, with the latter surpassing 20 million units shipped in 10 months. Whilst...
Samsung’s Tomorrow: How Twitter has become its go-to place to launch new phones and products

Dutch consumer group unsatisfied with Apple’s updated warranty policy, may sue

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About 10 months ago, Apple found itself under scrutiny from Italian “antitrust authority” AGCM over its warranty policy. Apple was selling products like the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and iPod devices with a one-year warranty, but was actually required under EU law to protect buyers with a minimum of two...
Dutch consumer group unsatisfied with Apple’s updated warranty policy, may sue

Samsung ships 20 million Galaxy S II smartphones in 10 months

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Samsung has released some updated sales figures for its Galaxy S II smartphone, announcing that in ten months since it launched, the device has shipped more than 20 million units, becoming its most popular smartphone by a massive distance. The total includes both domestic and overseas markets, reaching the milestone...
Samsung ships 20 million Galaxy S II smartphones in 10 months

Samsung Galaxy S III comes to 28 markets in Europe and Middle East, will go worldwide in July

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Korea electronics giant Samsung has announced that the Samsung Galaxy S III, its much-anticipated new smartphone, has launched in 28 markets across Europe and the Middle East today, with plans to increase that number to 145 worldwide by July, according to Reuters. Today’s wide scale launch is the firm’s largest...
Samsung Galaxy S III comes to 28 markets in Europe and Middle East, will go worldwide in July

Samsung Galaxy S III pre-orders reach 9 million worldwide, says source

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The Samsung Galaxy S III was unveiled in London at the beginning of this month but, just two weeks later, the long-awaited device is reported to have racked up 9 million pre-orders from mobile operators across the world, according to Reuters [via Engadget]. The report cites the Korea Economic Daily which...
Samsung Galaxy S III pre-orders reach 9 million worldwide, says source

Samsung issues one final reminder: We’re about to launch the next Galaxy

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The upcoming launch of the Samsung Galaxy (or “next Samsung Galaxy” ) is arguably the most anticipated unveiling of an Android device ever. Just to be sure though, the Korean firm has sent out one final reminder of its event in London today (or tomorrow for those in the US)…especially...
Samsung issues one final reminder: We’re about to launch the next Galaxy
Fujifilm to end APS film sales this month, marking the end of an era

Clueless: RIM Releases The $120 BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

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Research In Motion announced the PlayBook 17 months ago. Then, eleven months ago, the company actually launched the product. It took them another 10 months to finally bring a native email and messaging app to the product. Now, almost a full year after the product hit stores, RIM is releasing...
Clueless: RIM Releases The $120 BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

$850 For Everyone? What Happens Next In The AT&T Throttling Case

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An out-of-work truck driver from California made headlines on Friday when he turned the tables on AT&T (NYSE: T), and stuck it to the phone giant in small claims court. A judge in Simi Valley awarded Matt Spaccarelli $850 after finding that AT&T had choked data on his iPhone...
$850 For Everyone? What Happens Next In The AT&T Throttling Case

Square looking to raise more cash on $4 billion valuation?

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The payments provider raised $100 million in cash just 10 months ago on a $1 billion valuation. [Read more]...
Square looking to raise more cash on $4 billion valuation?

Japanese messaging app Line passes 30 million registered users, sees 10 million downloads in 6 weeks

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It’s been a busy last month or so for Japan-based mobile messaging service Line, which has announced that it has seen 10 million new downloads since April, taking its total number of registered users past the 30 million mark. We last covered the service in early April, when its original...
Japanese messaging app Line passes 30 million registered users, sees 10 million downloads in 6 weeks

Square Is Working On A Big Round At A ~ $4 Billion Valuation

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Square is working on a new big round at a valuation up to $4 billion, says Tricia Duryee of All Things D. Last week we said Square was likely raising a mega-round from institutional investors.  The Daily Dot's Owen Thomas noticed founder Jack Dorsey making quick trips to places like Baltimore,...
Square Is Working On A Big Round At A ~ $4 Billion Valuation

The saga ends tomorrow: Samsung Galaxy S II to get Ice Cream Sandwich on March 10

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Samsung Galaxy S II owners are all set to get a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich tomorrow, after the Korean firm confirmed that owners of the device will be able to upgrade to Android 4.0 on March 10. The company’s FAQ page — via Technobuffalo — has full details of...
The saga ends tomorrow: Samsung Galaxy S II to get Ice Cream Sandwich on March 10

Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

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Mobile now driving 12% of subscriptions to the newspaper's digital offeringThe Financial Times has attracted more than 2m users to its HTML5 web-app, 10 months after its launch.The app was launched in June 2011 in response to Apple's introduction of new rules governing subscription-based iOS apps.The sticking point for the...
Financial Times passes 2m users for its HTML5 web app

Pirate Bay Founders To Spend Sentences In Three Separate Jails

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Yesterday it was revealed that Carl Lundström, the millionaire businessman who provided structural support for a fledgling Pirate Bay through his company Rix Telecom/Port80, will be spending his 4 month ‘jail’ sentence in the community. Along with Pirate Bay founders Fredrik Neij, Peter Sunde and Gottfrid Svartholm, Lundström had previously...
Pirate Bay Founders To Spend Sentences In Three Separate Jails

Wireless carriers, US government join forces to lower phone theft

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Major US wireless providers—Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile—are joining forces with the US government in an effort to combat phone theft. The Wall Street Journal reports the wireless companies will build and maintain a centralized database to track phones reported as lost or stolen. Phones on the list will then...
Wireless carriers, US government join forces to lower phone theft

Developing for a platform that doesn’t have a public API is risky business

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The new Google+ redesign may have people goofing about some of Google’s design choices, but the release has also affected an unfortunate developer, whose extensions have become a casualty of the drastic changes. Developer Mohamed Mansour has posted the details of these issues under the title “Thank you Google for...
Developing for a platform that doesn’t have a public API is risky business
Pinterest phishing scams have finally surfaced

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 review

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BlackBerry PlayBook review RIM shows off new features for PlayBook 2.0 at DevCon BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 now ready for downloadLadies and gentlemen, welcome to the world of email. Yes, email! Sure, many of you have given up on the stuff in favor of more instant means of communication,...
BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 review

From PC to Mac: my opinion, 10-months later

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10 months ago, I bought a Mac after 15 years of Windows usage! Did I “switch” permanently, sell the Mac, or something else altogether? The answer awaits herein…...
From PC to Mac: my opinion, 10-months later

The Uninspired Smartphone Buyer's Guide for the Early Adopter

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Every day we are bombarded by news about a new smartphone on the market. It's fast! It has Ice Cream Sandwich! LTE! Yet, for all the new innovations in mobile technology over the last couple of years, the current bumper crop of smartphones on the market is relatively uninspiring. Every...
The Uninspired Smartphone Buyer's Guide for the Early Adopter

Google+ redesigns and says 100m of its 170m users used it in past 30 days

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Search engine's catchup social network grows number of users rapidly but engagement data remains sketchy while company seeks to make sharing "more awesome"Google says 170m people have registered for its Google+ service since it was launched 10 months ago - and that 100m have "engaged" with the service at least...
Google+ redesigns and says 100m of its 170m users used it in past 30 days

500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock

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500px, the Toronto-based startup that powers a super-slick photo sharing site, announced today that it has made its first acquisition with the purchase of Algo Anywhere, a startup also based in Toronto that specializes in recommendation algorithms. The pricetag was some $2 million, which came in a mix of cash...
500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock

AT&T Threatens To Cut Off Phone Service For Guy Who Beat Them In Small Claims Court Over Throttling

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As you may have heard over the last couple months, AT&T has gone to war with customers who bought its "unlimited" data plans. While the company no longer offers such plans, existing users were grandfathered in. And they like those plans. AT&T, however, would prefer to move them over to...
AT&T Threatens To Cut Off Phone Service For Guy Who Beat Them In Small Claims Court Over Throttling

StartApp's Mobile Search Monetization Platform For Android Surpasses 150 Million Downloads

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You may remember StartApp from their September 2011 launch, or perhaps from the $4 million the company raised in March. But today, 10 months after the initial launch, StartApp is back with the news that its search monetization software has been downloaded more than 150 million times on Android. The...
StartApp's Mobile Search Monetization Platform For Android Surpasses 150 Million Downloads

US military using lightweight mini-drones launched from battlefield

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Switchblade 'loitering munition' weighing under six pounds can be carried in a backpack and used in place of an air strikeThe US military has issued soldiers in Afghanistan with a new class of lightweight unmanned drone known as the Switchblade, which can be carried in a backpack and used on...
US military using lightweight mini-drones launched from battlefield

How crowdsourcing is taking root in Latin America

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The emergence of crowdsourcing was one of the key trends that we saw in Latin America in 2011. Since then, this boom has anything but stopped, as São Paulo is about to host Crowdsourcing Conference‘s second edition. As its name says, CCS12′s two-day event will focus on crowdsourcing, co-creation and...
How crowdsourcing is taking root in Latin America
Developers cry foul after Google+ redesign breaks their apps and extensions

Fab.com Ditches Google+ in Favor of Pinterest

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Fab.com, the shopping Web site that raised $40 million late last year in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz, has revamped its site to highlight more social features, including the ability to filter its live shopping feed by category, buy straight from the feed and see what Facebook...
Fab.com Ditches Google+ in Favor of Pinterest
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