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Facebook adds another partner to FB Exchange: social ad network RadiumOne

Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

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Canonical plans to turn future Android phones into Ubuntu desktops, which could eliminate the need to carry a laptop. The company announced the news on Tuesday and will be demonstrating the solution later this month at the Mobile World Congress event. The idea of using a docked phone as a...
Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

Bharti Airtel becomes India’s first mobile operator to launch 4G (but initially dongle-only)

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India’s 4G mobile broadband revolution has begun after Bharti Airtel became the first operator to introduce 4G services, as its unveiled its next-generation network in Kolkotta today. Due to the low number of compatible handsets, Airtel’s network is for initially for dongles and available in Kolkotta only, as CEO Sanjay Kapoor...
Bharti Airtel becomes India’s first mobile operator to launch 4G (but initially dongle-only)

The Consumerization Of IT: 7 Ways To Seize The Business Opportunity

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Guest author Christian Buckley is product evangelism director at Axceler, a designer of collaboration solutions. Users have wrested more control from the information technology department than ever before. Now that they have become tech-savvy in their off-hours, they're demanding work products with the same degree of usability as their...
The Consumerization Of IT: 7 Ways To Seize The Business Opportunity

UK turns off analogue TV but O2 says there’s always 4G

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The UK’s analogue TV signal death is almost complete. Many rural areas lost the signal a long time ago and London will see it disappearing today. O2 has highlighted the end of this signal’s era by pointing to newer technologies and a trial run of it’s 4G network. Since December...
UK turns off analogue TV but O2 says there’s always 4G

Nike+ FuelBand iOS app updated to run along your Path, sync in the background

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If you decided to snag the latest Nike+ wristband earlier this year, you're about to get some added functionality thanks to an iOS application update. First, the outfit has added Path integration to the mobile software. Users can now keep track of the sights they've visited while out for...
Nike+ FuelBand iOS app updated to run along your Path, sync in the background

Sponsored Post: The Death Of The Dataplan, The Rise Of Smart Revenue

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Mobile carriers are increasingly coming to the conclusion that future profits lie in charging customers for access to bandwidth. As they roll back unlimited plans, they are working to convince customers and regulators that access should be capped and that it should be paid for in a metered fashion....
Sponsored Post: The Death Of The Dataplan, The Rise Of Smart Revenue

Sprint intros driver-less 3G/4G USB modem

www.electronista.com
Sprint has just introduced a 4G-capable USB modem, the 3G/4G Plug-in-Connect USB. It can simply be plugged into a Windows, Mac, or Linux computer and provide mobile data access on Sprint's 4G network or 3G in areas not yet covered by the faster network. There is no need to install...
Sprint intros driver-less 3G/4G USB modem

In battle for Hadoop, MapR raises $30M

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There’s a lot of positioning with the Hadoop community over who has the most contributors to Apache Hadoop and whose distribution is the most open source. Depending on the source, MapR might be singled out as the antithesis of what Hadoop should be. But MapR doesn’t mind the digs: The...
In battle for Hadoop, MapR raises $30M

Opera Web Pass goes live in Malaysia, provides short-term mobile data access on demand

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Opera introduced a new approach to pay-as-you-go mobile data today, but unless you currently live in Malaysia, you'll only be able to read of the latest advancement. Known as the Opera Web Pass, the service is geared to those without data plans and allows users to purchase short term...
Opera Web Pass goes live in Malaysia, provides short-term mobile data access on demand

Three ways to control social data access

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Three ways to control social data access

Google Decides Smartphone Market Share Is More Important Than Net Neutrality

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As a recent post noted, net neutrality is under threat in France, with ISPs like Free asking Google to pay extra for delivery of its traffic. According to this post on the Forbes Web site, Google has already agreed to pay the French telecoms company Orange in precisely this way....
Google Decides Smartphone Market Share Is More Important Than Net Neutrality

Facebook releases privacy guide for new users

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Facebook has over a billion users. But on the off-chance that you're not one of them, the social network has a new tool just for you. From now on, new users will be given specific instructions on Facebook's default settings, sharing permissions, policies on data access, rules about apps, games...
Facebook releases privacy guide for new users

I would personally like to thank Apple for explaining what the “cloud” is to my mom

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When it comes to technology and products that excite me personally, I have what I call the “mom test”. Put simply, if my mom can’t figure something out it’s not worth spending a lot of time checking out or using. My mom is pretty tech savvy as most of you...
I would personally like to thank Apple for explaining what the “cloud” is to my mom

AT&T adding iPhone, 4G LTE / HSPA+ support to GoPhone starting tomorrow

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AT&T's official GoPhone prepaid policy has always officially prevented network data access for iPhones (and other 4G devices except for BlackBerry), but a tipster reports that will change tomorrow. The new policy adds 4G HSPA+ and LTE support as well as Visual Voicemail access to the GoPhone package, with...
AT&T adding iPhone, 4G LTE / HSPA+ support to GoPhone starting tomorrow

Obama’s Framework for “Consumer Data Privacy” And My “Data Bill of Rights”

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It sort of feels like “wayback week” for me here at Searchblog, as I get caught up on the week’s news after my vacation. Late last week the Obama administration announced “Consumer Data Privacy In A Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital...
Obama’s Framework for “Consumer Data Privacy” And My “Data Bill of Rights”

Tech firms may balk at California push for citizen data access

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A lawmaker wants the state to move toward what the EU gives its citizens in terms of "habeas data" rights -- the power to request one's personal data from companies that hold it. But Silicon Valley may well fight back. [Read more]...
Tech firms may balk at California push for citizen data access

Briefly: Google Nexus 7 in India, Raspberry Pi Model A in US

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Google has opened up the Nexus 7 to pre-order in India, ahead of the April 5th release date. The Google Play store lists the tablet at 16,000 rupees ($295) for 16GB of storage and Wi-Fi connectivity, reports ZDnet, and will have the same 32GB option seen in other territories available...
Briefly: Google Nexus 7 in India, Raspberry Pi Model A in US

4G or Not 4G: A Guide to Cut Through All the "Fast" Talk

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Of all the confusing technology terms used in consumer marketing today, perhaps the most opaque is “4G,” used to describe a new, much faster generation of cellular data on smartphones, tablets and other devices. It sounds simple, but there are many varieties of 4G and conflicting claims. [ See post...
4G or Not 4G: A Guide to Cut Through All the "Fast" Talk
How Disney built a big data platform on a startup budget

AT&T's 4G LTE network to hit 79 new markets by summer

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AT&T-based users of Apple's iPhone 5 and LTE-enabled iPads will soon find their data access speeds greatly increased in a number of markets, as the carrier announced on Tuesday the expansion of its 4G LTE network to 79 new areas.    ...
AT&T's 4G LTE network to hit 79 new markets by summer

HTC’s Sense 4.0 to bring ‘Guest Mode’ functionality and 50GB Dropbox storage

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Taiwanese smartphone maker has delivered numerous different interpretations of what it believes the Android user interface should look like but if a new report from PocketNow is to be believed, we could see some impressive new features with the launch of Sense 4.0. The mobile-focused website says that HTC’s new...
HTC’s Sense 4.0 to bring ‘Guest Mode’ functionality and 50GB Dropbox storage
Facebook: No data for anyone trying to 'replicate' our features

iPhones get 4G data on AT&T's GoPhone plan from today

9to5mac.com
Engadget reports that iPhone users can now get HSPA+ and LTE data on AT&T’s revamped GoPhone prepaid plans. The company had previously excluded iPhones from data access on these plans. The $65 plan includes 1Gb data, while other plans require either an add-on data package or attract a data...
iPhones get 4G data on AT&T's GoPhone plan from today

FreedomPop Will Take On Carriers This Summer By Offering Smartphones And A New, Freemium Phone Plan

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Freemium wireless internet startup FreedomPop has been out to undercut traditional wireless carriers on data plan costs for over a year now, but now the company wants to up ante once more. In exchange for a recurring monthly fee of $0, users of the company’s forthcoming phone service will be...
FreedomPop Will Take On Carriers This Summer By Offering Smartphones And A New, Freemium Phone Plan

UCLA study documents wireless data overcharges

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A recent study by four UCLA computer science researchers documents what some wireless data customers have long suspected -- they can get charged for wireless data access they never received....
UCLA study documents wireless data overcharges

Asana unveils Organizations to support the enterprise, with added team visibility and IT controls

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Asana, the productivity application designed to ease the frustration of group collaboration, has unveiled a new service to take on the enterprise space. Called Asana Organizations, it’s designed to provide managers with better team visibility, more control for a company’s IT administrator, and improved coordination between team members. Started by...
Asana unveils Organizations to support the enterprise, with added team visibility and IT controls

IDC: SAP and Oracle winners as software growth slows

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A growing interest in big data, analytics, and cloud computing helped propel a weak software enterprise market last year, according to research from IDC. SAP and Oracle fared the best among the large software vendors.The worldwide software market grew 3.6 percent year-on-year and totalled US$342.6 billion, which is less...
IDC: SAP and Oracle winners as software growth slows

Samsung begins mass producing 'ultra-fast' flash memory

www.electronista.com
Samsung announced today that it had begun volume production of its new eMMC Pro Class 1500 NAND storage products. The new storage components offer data access speeds greatly increased over those seen in current models. According to Samsung, the new models can process data at up to four times the...
Samsung begins mass producing 'ultra-fast' flash memory

Obama administration expands open data access

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U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an executive order requiring that government data be made available in open, machine-readable formats, expanding open-access requirements from earlier in his administration.A new open data policy, released along with the executive order Thursday, calls information a "valuable national asset" with value that multiples...
Obama administration expands open data access
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