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As Samsung Tries To Get Galaxy Tab Injunction Lifted, Apple Names Eight Samsung Products It Wants Banned

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After Friday’s $1.05 billion verdict in favor of Apple, Samsung is now trying everything to reverse the trend while Apple is charging foward at full speed. Even though the injunction hearing will take place on September 20, some Samsung devices, such as the Galaxy Tab 10.1, were subject to preliminary...
As Samsung Tries To Get Galaxy Tab Injunction Lifted, Apple Names Eight Samsung Products It Wants Banned

Price Is Right, Pose, Change.org, Amex, hi5, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Games were popular on our list of emerging Facebook applications this week, led by The Price Is Right Slots. Other types of apps that made our list included mobile fashion app Pose, a few video apps, Change.org, RockMelt social browser, American Express’ app and more. The apps grew from...
Price Is Right, Pose, Change.org, Amex, hi5, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Online fraudsters 'offered services through Facebook'

www.guardian.co.uk
Facebook removes group which included list of stolen identities, apparently obtained by group memberOnline fraudsters have been found offering access to credit card details, networks of hacked computers, and other fraud "services" through Facebook, according to security researchers.Posts on a Facebook group identified by cybersecurity firm RSA included a list...
Online fraudsters 'offered services through Facebook'

The Electronic Wallet Revolution is Still in No Man's Land

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According to a new Gartner report, worldwide mobile payment transaction values will reach $235.4 billion in 2013, a 44 percent increase from 2012 values of $163.1 billion, according to Gartner, Inc. The number of mobile payment users worldwide will reach 245.2 million in 2013, up from 200.8 million in 2012....
The Electronic Wallet Revolution is Still in No Man's Land

Fortune: iPad sales hinting at new model soon?

www.electronista.com
Two recent sales on full-size and smaller iPad models by major US retailers may be laying the groundwork for a new model to emerge soon, Fortune's Philip Elmer-DeWitt believes. As of today, both the latest fourth-gen iPad and the iPad mini are only 163 days old, just shy of six...
Fortune: iPad sales hinting at new model soon?

Scareware defendant fined $163M in FTC suit

www.computerworld.com
A U.S. judge has imposed a judgment of $163.2 million against a defendant accused by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission of being part of an operation that sold software to people it tricked into thinking their computers were infected with malicious software....
Scareware defendant fined $163M in FTC suit

Weather.com Got A 7000% Ad Boost During Hurricane Sandy

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As Hurricane Sandy raged on, both worried East Coasters and advertisers flocked to weather sites. With a literal 1000 percent spike in traffic during the storm, Weather.com definitively dominated the online weather domain. But the increase in ad volume trumped the visitor increase. Using data from Media6degrees, AdExchanger reports that...
Weather.com Got A 7000% Ad Boost During Hurricane Sandy

CSR Racing, Ghosts of Mistwood, The Ville, GifBoom and more on this week's top 20 emerging Facebook apps

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Mobile app CSR Racing led our list of emerging applications by monthly active users, nearly doubling its total MAU this week. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 100,000 and 460,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data...
CSR Racing, Ghosts of Mistwood, The Ville, GifBoom and more on this week's top 20 emerging Facebook apps

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Drives Double-Digit Growth In Social Media Engagement

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Mobile Web And Apps Driving Social Media Growth (Nielsen via MarketingProfs)Consumers continue to spend an insane amount of time on social networks. Roughly 20 percent of users'...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Drives Double-Digit Growth In Social Media Engagement

Is there room in Apple’s lineup for a 5 or 7 inch mid-sized iOS device?

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We’ve heard rumors in the past that claiming Apple is working on an 7.85-inch iPad. Some even point to production beginning as early as Q2 2012. However a translated report today from Japanese blog Macotakara claims Apple’s suppliers are readying 5-inch Retina displays for a device in 2013 (coincidentally,...
Is there room in Apple’s lineup for a 5 or 7 inch mid-sized iOS device?

The iPad Mini's display isn't Retina, but it's still good enough

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Retina-caliber displays are superb. Apple defines “Retina” as a display that is so high-resolution that at a specific distance defined by the screen’s size, the human eye cannot distinguish individual pixels. Without a doubt, this is a huge improvement in screen technology that truly makes text and images come come...
The iPad Mini's display isn't Retina, but it's still good enough

POGUE: The iPad Mini Is 'Is A Far Classier, More Attractive, Thinner Machine' (AAPL)

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David Pogue at the New York Times loves the iPad mini, even though the screen isn't super sharp. In a very short review he says: "Over all, the Mini gives you all the iPad goodness in a more manageable size, and it's awesome. You could argue that the iPad Mini...
POGUE: The iPad Mini Is 'Is A Far Classier, More Attractive, Thinner Machine' (AAPL)

The Apple patent Steve Jobs fought hard to protect, and his connection to its inventor

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As the patent battle between Apple and Samsung continues to rumble on, we have been made privy to information that both companies have fought hard to keep a secret. Apple VPs Phil Schiller and Scott Forstall have already testified on creation, sales and hardships of iPhone project, but also provided some fresh insight into...
The Apple patent Steve Jobs fought hard to protect, and his connection to its inventor
Amazon is totally freaked out by the iPad mini

The iPad Mini will destroy any hope of Android tablet success

www.extremetech.com
After months of speculation, it now seems almost certain that Apple will release an iPad Mini. The diminutive iPad will have a 7.85-inch, 1024×768 (163 PPI) 4:3 screen, and if parts leaked by Chinese suppliers are to be believed the device will look like an iPad-iPhone lovechild (pictured above).The iPad...
The iPad Mini will destroy any hope of Android tablet success

Bill Nye takes on creationism; Solavei's cell plan; and other top stories of the month

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Bill Nye August usually is a quiet time on the tech beat, but not this summer. We were busy keeping tabs on controversial remarks from a host of characters, from patent guru Nathan Myhrvold to venture capitalist Dave McClure to scientist Bill Nye. So, in case you missed any of...
Bill Nye takes on creationism; Solavei's cell plan; and other top stories of the month

Apple Wins Patent Ruling As Jury Finds Samsung Infringes

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The jury in the landmark Apple-Samsung trial announced moments ago that Samsung infringed on patents for ”bounce back” scrolling functionality on all devices. On the ’915 patent, relating to one finger to scroll, two to pinch and zoom navigation, all but three Samsung devices (Ace, Intercept and Replenish) infringed. For Apple’s ’163...
Apple Wins Patent Ruling As Jury Finds Samsung Infringes
Rumor: iPad mini is going retina
Nielsen's state of social 2012 report: more social, more mobile, more minutes, more TV, and more ads

Engadget Mobile Podcast 163 - 1.2.2013

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Can you hear that? That's the calm before the storm. The fiery, relentless, gadgety storm that is CES. While we wait to see what what mobile delights the show brings us, we've a few things already in the bag to discuss. So bring in the garden furniture, baton down...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 163 - 1.2.2013

★ Why 960 x 640

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Ever since I hinted last month that this summer’s next-gen iPhones would sport double-resolution 960 × 640 displays,1 there’s been a strain of incredulous feedback regarding this suggestion — emails from readers who don’t understand why Apple would do this. The gist of the feedback, more or less, is that the existing...
★ Why 960 x 640

Mobile, Intel, ‘Titanic,’ Adele, FC Barcelona, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages

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Facebook for Every Phone topped our list of growing Facebook pages this week, followed by movies, TV shows, music and sports pages. Pages on our list this week grew from between 306,200 to 2.8 million Likes. We compile this list with our PageData tool, which tracks page growth across Facebook. # Name...
Mobile, Intel, ‘Titanic,’ Adele, FC Barcelona, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages
Apple has a 7.85-inch iPad prototype in its labs, according to John Gruber

FTC gets a $163 million judgment against scareware operation

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A federal court in Maryland has imposed a $163 million judgment against defendants from Innovative Marketing in a massive scareware operation. The company sold the scareware under the names WinFixer, WinAntiVirus, and WinAntiVirusPro, among other monikers. Kristy Ross and two of the company's founders—Sam Jain and Daniel Sundin—were determined to be...
FTC gets a $163 million judgment against scareware operation

Adele, Kakà, Thailand, Intel, Jeremy Lin, Will Smith, Bruno Mars, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages

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There was a interesting mix of Facebook pages that made our list of the top 20 growing by the number of Likes this week, principally because it appeared as though several consolidations took place. Nonetheless, sports and music were popular, as were some film–related pages and a few pages...
Adele, Kakà, Thailand, Intel, Jeremy Lin, Will Smith, Bruno Mars, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages
iPad mini shell revealed in high-quality photos

Facebook Throws a Coming Out Party for Its Ad Exchange

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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is going to make a lot of money from mobile ads. In the meantime, the company is trying to figure out how to make more money from the Web ads it already sells. Here’s one way: Take the small “marketplace” ads the company runs on the...
Facebook Throws a Coming Out Party for Its Ad Exchange

In Fitting Mission Impossible-Style Conclusion, Flame Malware Self-Destructs

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Sorry, we can't help ourselves. (http://commons.wikimedia.org/) Could the Flame malware infection be any more straight out of a spy movie? Answer: nope. Ars Technica reports that attackers have now issued a "suicide" command to the infected computers, thereby essentially scrubbing its tracks. Discovered by Kaspersky Lab, the malware has made headlines because...
In Fitting Mission Impossible-Style Conclusion, Flame Malware Self-Destructs

Fitbug launches Bluetooth-connected activity sleep tracker and scales (hands-on)

www.engadget.com
Not to be confused with a similar product, the UK-based Fitbug has unveiled a collection of new connected health gadgets here at CES. The Fitbug orb is button-sized tracker that measures calories, distance and even pace. The pedometer tech inside also monitors your sleeping pattern. Connectivity wise, it can...
Fitbug launches Bluetooth-connected activity sleep tracker and scales (hands-on)

Apple v Samsung: the questions the jury has to answer

www.guardian.co.uk
In slightly less detail than the judge's version, here are the questions that the jurors must examineWhen an answer shows a figure for the number of options, that indicates that multiple entitles - Samsung Korea, Samsung Electronics US, and Samsung Telecommunications US - may have been deemed to infringe. Not...
Apple v Samsung: the questions the jury has to answer
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