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OpenStreetMap Makes It Easier To Suggest Corrections, New HTML5-Based Editor Coming Later This Year

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OpenStreetMap, the Wikipedia-like crowdsourced mapping service, announced a couple of changes today that will make it easier for anybody to contribute. Starting today, you can easily suggest corrections when you browse maps on OpenStreetMap. In the spirit of crowdsourcing, these proposed corrections will be farmed out to the service’s volunteers....
OpenStreetMap Makes It Easier To Suggest Corrections, New HTML5-Based Editor Coming Later This Year
HTC’s Android 4.0 upgrade plans: Sensation next month

WSJ: Microsoft developing a 7 inch Surface, coming later this year

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Apparently in response to the success of the Google's 7 inch Nexus and Apple's 7.9 inch iPad mini, Microsoft is joining the 7 inch fray. The Wall Street Journal reports that Redmond is developing a smaller version of its Surface tablet, and that it will launch later this year....
WSJ: Microsoft developing a 7 inch Surface, coming later this year
HTC denied Windows RT tablet development by Microsoft, Bloomberg says
Packing up for CES 2013: Here's what we're looking forward to

Open source, Web-based office suite takes on Google Docs, LibreOffice

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The productivity software market has several recent success stories, despite the continued dominance of Microsoft Office. Google Docs built up a huge user base by providing a Web-based alternative to Microsoft. And LibreOffice, a descendant of OpenOffice, is providing a strong challenge on the desktop side. Now there is an...
Open source, Web-based office suite takes on Google Docs, LibreOffice
Epix apps for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita coming later this year

As Nintendo Fades, Zynga Continues to Grow

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It’s a battle between Mario and the farm, and the farm seems to be winning. Yesterday, Nintendo reported an annual loss — its first in more than three decades, after revenues fell 36 percent. Hours later, five-year-old upstart Zynga reported nearly the opposite results, saying that first-quarter revenues jumped 32...
As Nintendo Fades, Zynga Continues to Grow

GDC: OnLive’s Cloud-Powered Gaming Service To Launch June 17

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During the GamesBeat keynote at GDC today, OnLive CEO Steve Perlman took the stage to showcase the company’s game streaming technology, which allows gamers to play high quality 3D games without a console — OnLive does all of the intense rendering in the cloud, then streams it back to a...
GDC: OnLive’s Cloud-Powered Gaming Service To Launch June 17

Motorola design chief: stock Android phones, cross-carrier brands coming later this year

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Back in February, Google CFO Patrick Pichette said its recent purchase, Motorola, didn't "wow" on the smartphone front, but it looks like the two companies have long since smoothed over any hard feelings. Speaking to PC Mag, Motorola design chief Jim Wicks revealed plans for the first post-acquisition handsets,...
Motorola design chief: stock Android phones, cross-carrier brands coming later this year

WSJ: Apple to begin 'iPhone 5S' production this quarter, less expensive iPhone coming later this year

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Apple plans to begin production of its next flagship iPhone this quarter, while the company also has a new, less expensive model in the works for later this year, according to The Wall Street Journal....
WSJ: Apple to begin 'iPhone 5S' production this quarter, less expensive iPhone coming later this year

Apple’s already started the process of replacing Google Maps

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Google Maps’ days of being the default map in iOS are numbered. 9to5Mac reported a few weeks ago that Apple was planning to replace Google Maps with its own homegrown mapping solution, and late Monday The Wall Street Journal reported that the change would be coming “later this year,” according...
Apple’s already started the process of replacing Google Maps

Intel's first quad-core Atom chip for tablets coming later this year

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Intel has announced plans to release its first quad-core Atom processor before the end of the year, as the company tries to capture a bigger share of the tablet market dominated today by ARM-based processors....
Intel's first quad-core Atom chip for tablets coming later this year

Electric car maker Tesla announces 90-second automated Model S battery swap coming later this year

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shown off an upcoming advance in the service it provides for its electric cars after demonstrating the first battery pack swap for a Model S. Two cars were serviced in the time that it took for a pre-recorded filling of a 20-plus gallon gas tank, indicating...
Electric car maker Tesla announces 90-second automated Model S battery swap coming later this year

Google Maps and TiVo integration on Nintendo Wii U delayed beyond January

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Nintendo's Wii U was supposed to get TVii when the console launched back in late November. That did not happen. Then, when it did launch in late December, two key features were missing: TiVo and Netflix. Despite insistence that the former would arrive in January 2013, Nintendo tells us...
Google Maps and TiVo integration on Nintendo Wii U delayed beyond January

Video game e-commerce: It's about serving the fans

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Video game publisher Electronic Arts is opening a host of new online stores and changing its approach to e-commerce. Back in August, EA worked with Treehouse Brand Stores to launch a new store for its subsidiary PopCap Games and one of the casual-game developer’s hottest properties, the tower-defense title...
Video game e-commerce: It's about serving the fans

Windows RT getting ready for work, with Outlook 2013 coming later this year

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The free Windows 8.1 update that will come later this year will have a bonus for Windows RT users, including Microsoft's Surface RT tablet. Windows RT already comes with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. Later this year, those apps will be joined by Outlook 2013, bringing Microsoft's premier e-mail...
Windows RT getting ready for work, with Outlook 2013 coming later this year
Report: Smaller iPad coming later this year

Intel's 'Thunderbolt 2' official, coming later this year

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Intel's next Thunderbolt technology -- hitherto known by the code name Falcon Ridge -- now has an official moniker. The tech is slated to be built into future Intel chipsets. [Read more]...
Intel's 'Thunderbolt 2' official, coming later this year
Final Cut Pro X update coming later this year with multichannel audio editing tools, RED Camera support, more

Amazon Courts Windows Developers by Adding .Net to its Elastic Beanstalk

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Microsoft's Azure just got a little more competition from Amazon. The cloud giant announced yesterday that it was adding support for SQL Server to its Relational Database Service (RDS) and added .Net support to the Elastic Beanstalk cloud app deployment and management service. The addition of .Net to Beanstalk follows...
Amazon Courts Windows Developers by Adding .Net to its Elastic Beanstalk

Magento Scores $22.5 Million For Open Source E-commerce Platform Play

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According to a regulatory filing, LA-based Magento Commerce, which develops an open source e-commerce software suite, has recently received a $22.5 million capital injection in an equity funding round. Magento was originally a product developed and marketed by Varien, a 9-year old company that also delivers e-commerce business consulting and...
Magento Scores $22.5 Million For Open Source E-commerce Platform Play

Apple Cuts iPad Mini Orders For Q2, Says DigiTimes (AAPL)

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Apple cut its iPad Mini orders for the second quarter of this year, Julian Ho and Alex Wolfgram at DigiTimes report, citing "multiple sources" who supply components for the iPad Mini. They report Apple is looking for 10-12 million iPad Minis for the quarter, but don't say what Apple's original...
Apple Cuts iPad Mini Orders For Q2, Says DigiTimes (AAPL)

Community-powered road navigation app Waze launches in South Africa

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Waze, the GPS navigation service that allows drivers to share traffic conditions automatically in real-time, has announced its first foray into African territory and launched in South Africa. Waze is a community-driven app available on all the major mobile platforms, including Android, iOS and BlackBerry. It learns from users’ driving...
Community-powered road navigation app Waze launches in South Africa

Mozilla: Internet Explorer 9 is a "pretty respectable browser"

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Today at TNW’s Latin American conference in São Paulo, Mozilla’s Director of Research Andreas Gal, praised Microsoft’s browsing technology progress, stating that a decade ago, using Internet Explorer was a rough experience. However, today, Gal noted that “Microsoft is making a pretty respectable browser.” He went on to specifically cite Internet...
Mozilla: Internet Explorer 9 is a "pretty respectable browser"
Is the iPhone fragmented? iOS adoption measured against Android

Barnes & Noble launches Nook for Web, giving access to e-books from any computer browser

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Barnes & Noble has today announced Nook for Web, a new e-reader platform that the company says removes the need for a Nook account, device, software or downloads of any kind. Nook for Web will work from all the standard modern browsers – Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Chrome – on...
Barnes & Noble launches Nook for Web, giving access to e-books from any computer browser

Windows 8: No support for current devices

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Microsoft said Wednesday that current Windows devices will not support the upcoming Windows Phone 8 system coming later this year. That’s bad news for early adopters — including those who bought the Nokia Lumia 900 — who will instead get a new Windows 7.8 update to their phones. Read full...
Windows 8: No support for current devices
SafePay wants to use smartphones to combat online fraud
Windows Phone 8 introduces new Start screen
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