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Sony A99 image leaks, coming next week with 'professional' NEX?

Microsoft to launch the new Office commercially on January 29

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Finally, an official confirmation. Microsoft is launching the new Office, a k a Office 2013, on January 29....
Microsoft to launch the new Office commercially on January 29

Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

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Google on Tuesday announced that Grandview, Missouri will receive the company’s Fiber Internet service. As is becoming typical with these smaller expansions, Google says it doesn’t have an estimate for when the service will be available in the city and merely says “it will still be awhile.” Google says before...
Google reveals Grandview, Missouri is getting its Fiber Internet service

Almost half of poor Americans go to the library for Internet

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There's more data coming in on the extent to which low income Americans depend on public institutions for broadband. A new report released by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says that 44 percent of those living below the poverty level access e-mail and the Web via their local...
Almost half of poor Americans go to the library for Internet

Prepare for what is to come with Future Scheduler

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Future Scheduler from Appsicum is an iOS and Android app that allows users to set up a schedule of phone calls, text messages, social network status updates and emails to be automatically sent at specific points in the future. It’s available now as a $1.99 download on both the App...
Prepare for what is to come with Future Scheduler

MIT's Hiriko 'foldable' car said to be priced at around $16k when it launches later next year

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There's certainly a great amount of hype behind that Spanish, MIT-backed EV project called Hiriko, and although we'd been given an idea of how much this miniature ride would cost to make, we still hadn't heard any word on the official MSRP. Well, according to PSFK, the site's heard...
MIT's Hiriko 'foldable' car said to be priced at around $16k when it launches later next year
Samsung Galaxy S III tipped to land on all four major U.S. carriers

Skype acknowledges IM bug that unintentionally shares conversations with random contacts

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Skype has acknowledged that a bug in its VoIP software is unwittingly sharing instant messaging conversations with uninvited contacts on a user’s friend list, causing a minor privacy headache for the Microsoft-owned company. As noted by Engadget (citing a thread on Skype’s support forums), users have found that a small number of messages...
Skype acknowledges IM bug that unintentionally shares conversations with random contacts

HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

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Hewlett-Packard said today that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating its acquisition of Autonomy, for which it is trying to write down about $5 billion in expenses due to alleged “serious accounting improprieties.” The investigation confirmation came as part of HP’s annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But this...
HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

After Last Week's Worm, Tumblr Goes Dark Again; Company Says Outage Is Intentional To Resolve "Network Issue"

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As you may have heard by now, this afternoon, many users have reported being unable to access their favorite mixed media blogging platform, Tumblr. The company confirmed this afternoon that this is not in fact one of the first signs of the Mayan prophesy, tweeting that the site is “currently...
After Last Week's Worm, Tumblr Goes Dark Again; Company Says Outage Is Intentional To Resolve "Network Issue"

The Team From YC-Backed Stypi Heads To Salesforce To Work On Enterprise Collaboration

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It looks like the team from Y Combinator-backed Stypi is heading to Salesforce, according to this blog post. It’s unclear if this is an acq-hire or an actual acquisition. We’ve contacted Salesforce for confirmation. As we reported last year, Stypi develops lightweight, real-time collaborative text editor. It’s similar in many...
The Team From YC-Backed Stypi Heads To Salesforce To Work On Enterprise Collaboration

Samsung sends out event invites to “come and meet the next Galaxy” on May 3 in London. Galaxy S III incoming?

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Samsung could be just weeks away from unveiling its next flagship Android smartphone — the Galaxy S III — on May 3 after the company began sending invites with the tagline “come and meet the next Galaxy” for an event that will be held in London at the start of...
Samsung sends out event invites to “come and meet the next Galaxy” on May 3 in London. Galaxy S III incoming?

Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) now hitting unlocked Galaxy S II in America

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See that? That's the sign that awoke yours truly this morning. And that just happens to be confirmation that the long-awaited Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update is finally coming to unlocked (read: global, non-carrier branded) Galaxy S II smartphones situated in the United States. If you'll recall, said...
Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) now hitting unlocked Galaxy S II in America

BIG WIN FOR MICROSOFT: Bing Is The Default Search Engine On The Kindle Fire HD (GOOG, MSFT)

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It appears as though Microsoft has landed a nice win for its search engine, Bing. Eliane Fiolet at UberGizmo got some hands on time with the Fire HD and mentioned that "The search box is powered by Bing." Previously, Google powered web searches on the Kindle Fire. So, it looks...
BIG WIN FOR MICROSOFT: Bing Is The Default Search Engine On The Kindle Fire HD (GOOG, MSFT)
Samsung to unveil 4-inch 'mini' Galaxy S III on October 11th
Asus Windows 8 tablet PCs to start at $599, cost up to $1,299

ALERT: Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Is Fake

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Facebook users are currently reporting that they’ve been receiving an email that states “Facebook Password Reset Confirmation” but as usual, this email is completely fake. In fact, it’s not only fake but it also contains a virus. Facebook is currently letting users know that the email is fake but they...
ALERT: Facebook Password Reset Confirmation Is Fake

Hey devs, Amazon apps can make almost as much as iOS apps

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It’s fairly obvious by now that iOS and Android are the top dogs in mobile, so the battle is on for the third platform player. I wrote off BlackBerry a while ago, and got some confirmation of that Thursday. Windows Phone is looking better and better to be No. 3...
Hey devs, Amazon apps can make almost as much as iOS apps

President Obama nominates Tom Wheeler as next FCC Chairman

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Not that there was much doubt after yesterday, but President Obama has just officially nominated Tom Wheeler to be the next Chairman of the FCC. In a statement, outgoing Chairman Julius Genachowski says that he has known Wheeler personally and professionally for almost 20 years, and says that with...
President Obama nominates Tom Wheeler as next FCC Chairman
Leaked display component suggests 6.44-inch 1080p Sony smartphone

Amazon To Launch In India As Junglee.com

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MediaNama has learned from multiple, reliable sources that Amazon is launching in India as Junglee.com. At the time of writing this report, Junglee.com doesn’t load, but sources in at least two Amazon partners have confirmed the development. The company, as we had reported in November, is expected to launch a marketplace,...
Amazon To Launch In India As Junglee.com

Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low

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In case you needed more confirmation that the priorities of US companies and the US economy are screwed up (specifically, they're engineered to create a country of a few million overlords and 300+ million serfs), here are three charts for you: 1) Corporate profit margins just hit an all-time high....
Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low

Nokia Lumia 928 confirmed via Vanity Fair ad, Lumia 925 rumored

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Another confirmation for the existence of the Nokia Lumia 928 has surfaced, in the guise of a magazine advertisement. The promotion in Vanity Fair and accompanying product page arrives at the same time as rumors that the Lumia 928 will not be the only device launched at a Nokia media...
Nokia Lumia 928 confirmed via Vanity Fair ad, Lumia 925 rumored

Microsoft builds toward Windows Blue releases

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There's more confirmation (if you needed/wanted it) that Microsoft is readying Blue builds of Windows RT and Windows Server. [Read more]...
Microsoft builds toward Windows Blue releases
A5 Chip in Tweaked Apple TV Still Manufactured by Samsung
Consumer groups in 10 more EU countries seeking alterations to AppleCare

After 3 Years Of A Crummy Checkin Experience, Foursquare Is Working On A Speedier Solution

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This week we met with Foursquare's Head of Product, Alex Rainert.  We mostly asked questions about the company's incredibly social founder, Dennis Crowley, with whom Rainert founded Dodgeball in 2005.  But we couldn't help ourselves from asking a few questions about the company."Where the heck is the auto-checkin?" we...
After 3 Years Of A Crummy Checkin Experience, Foursquare Is Working On A Speedier Solution

Report: Walmart to stop carrying Kindle products

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After exhausting its current inventory of Amazon products, Walmart will no longer carry Amazon's Kindle tablets and e-readers. This according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters, as well as confirmation from a source familiar with Walmart's operations. The decision, making Walmart the second major retail chain to stop carrying...
Report: Walmart to stop carrying Kindle products

Firefly raises $20K from First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund

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Firefly, a screen sharing utility created by University of Pennsylvania undergrads, has raised a $20,000 seed round from First Round Capital’s Dorm Room Fund. First Round originally launched the $500K fund in September to help finance startups built by current students or recent college graduates. With the Dorm Room Fund currently...
Firefly raises $20K from First Round Capital's Dorm Room Fund

6-8 Weeks Until Bitcoin Debit/Credit Card, says BitInstant

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Those of you who have been around the Bitcoin block a time or two have probably heard of, and even used, BitInstant. BitInstant is a service that provides the ability to transfer funds between Bitcoin and governmental currencies much more quickly than would otherwise be possible. They're also well known...
6-8 Weeks Until Bitcoin Debit/Credit Card, says BitInstant
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