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Sony exec: Cloud gaming "absolutely inevitable"

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Sony appears to be either preparing its own cloud gaming service or aware of the trend and looking to take advantage of it sometime soon. Speaking with GamesIndustry International during E3, Sony Worldwide Studios vice president Scott Rohde said the company recognizes that cloud gaming "just makes sense," and that...
Sony exec: Cloud gaming "absolutely inevitable"

Pioneer XDJ-AERO review: Lots of fun, lots of potential...lots of money

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As a purist DJ I’ve had my share of difficulties making the move away from vinyl and into controllers. So when I saw Pioneer’s XDJ-AERO and its complete disregard for even so much as an external program I was skeptical to say the least. But in the past month, as...
Pioneer XDJ-AERO review: Lots of fun, lots of potential...lots of money

Love ‘Em Or Hate ‘Em, These Are The Top 5 Features Of iOS 6

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iOS 6 is chock-full of new stuff, with over 200 new features. Some are minor, like Mail VIPs which probably should have been implemented a long time ago, and some are pretty intense, like a brand new Maps app complete with 3D rendering. Now, Apple only showed off ten of...
Love ‘Em Or Hate ‘Em, These Are The Top 5 Features Of iOS 6

The Real "Mobile First" Companies

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Mobile first. It is a stratgey that many companies strive toward but only a handful fully realize. Big names like Facebook, Amazon, Mozilla and Microsoft delve into the mobile pool but still provide fundamentally desktop and browser-based offerings. Google components, even with its Android operating system, are still primarily...
The Real "Mobile First" Companies

HTC: we won't delve into low-end smartphones in the near future

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If you were hoping that HTC would dip into the realm of budget smartphones -- the kind that make a Desire C look precious -- you'll have to look elsewhere. In a chat with the Wall Street Journal, CEO Peter Chou has drawn a line in the sand that...
HTC: we won't delve into low-end smartphones in the near future

Google beats expectations, sees profit jump 61%

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Google beat expectations for its results on Thursday and simultaneously set out plans to create a new kind of stock to keep its management in place. The company saw its mostly ad-based revenue up 24 percent, to nearly $10.7 billion, and its net profit even higher, up 61 percent to...
Google beats expectations, sees profit jump 61%

Gabe Newell Foresees A Slew Of Living Room Gaming PCs (Including One From Valve?) In 2013

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I don’t normally expect much to come out of Spike TV’s annual Video Game Awards, but Kotaku managed to score a gem of an interview with Valve co-founder and managing director Gabe Newell earlier this weekend. In his brief exchange, Newell said he expected to see several PC makers crafting...
Gabe Newell Foresees A Slew Of Living Room Gaming PCs (Including One From Valve?) In 2013
Google Adds Compare Button And Hangout App For Its Art Project, Which Has Had Over 15M People Exploring Paintings
eXelate swallows $12 million in growth vitamins
Whether it's through iOS or Android, Google is winning mobile

Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)

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Technologies like NFC, RFID and QR codes are quickly becoming a normal part of everyday life, and now a group from Carnegie Mellon University has a fresh take on close-quarters data it calls acoustic barcodes. It involves physically etching a barcode-like pattern onto almost any surface, so it produces...
Acoustic barcodes store data in sound, go on just about anything (video)

Shirley Hornstein Apologizes, Promises Change

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Five months after we wrote about Shirley Hornstein and how she fooled a number of startups, Hornstein has responded in a blog post apologizing for her behavior and declaring that she has “made the decision to stop.” My initial post included a legal complaint by Founders Fund against Hornstein alleging...
Shirley Hornstein Apologizes, Promises Change

Boot up: Instagram v Vine, Playbook woes, Microsoft v BSkyB, and more

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Plus Firefox's new logo, are handsets heading for a 'black summer'?, the problem in San Francisco and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamA week after Instagram's video launch, Vine sharing tanks on Twitter >> MarketingLandIt's now been a full week...
Boot up: Instagram v Vine, Playbook woes, Microsoft v BSkyB, and more
T-Mobile Announces The HTC One S: $199 On-Contract On April 25 (Hands-On)
Flipboard for Android updated with tutorials, navigation improvements

Nintendo Wii U will offer Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and Amazon Video

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata himself may have dropped word of Netflix support on the Wii U last year, but the company's now fully confirmed that and a whole lot more during its E3 keynote today. In addition to Netflix, the console's streaming video options will include Hulu, YouTube and...
Nintendo Wii U will offer Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and Amazon Video
Steve Ballmer says Microsoft 'obviously' plans to produce new hardware

Au Smart Pass, the one-year-old Android app buffet from Japan's KDDI, hits 5m customers

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A year after launch, Japan’s second largest operator KDDI says that its au Smart Pass service – an all-you-can-eat buffet selection of Android apps — has passed a cumulative 5 million customers. The service is designed to make finding and using mobile apps easier. KDDI selected 500 top apps which customers...
Au Smart Pass, the one-year-old Android app buffet from Japan's KDDI, hits 5m customers

Engadget Mobile Podcast 142 - 06.17.2012

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Another two hours of podcasty goodness from Brad and Myriam in the span of one week -- this time featuring Richard "The James Bond Of Tech Journalism" Lai on the PadFone. He's basically what they based Skyfall on, so if you don't have the $21.50 to spare on the...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 142 - 06.17.2012

Guest Post: Deeper Metrics, Advertising Everywhere and a Showdown with Google, 2013 is the Year Facebook Grows Up

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This is a guest post by Alex Peiniger, CEO and cofounder of social media analytics web service quintly. It’s been an exciting year for Facebook, from the introduction of its new ad formats, to its expansion into social gifting, to being the most watched IPO of the sector. The social...
Guest Post: Deeper Metrics, Advertising Everywhere and a Showdown with Google, 2013 is the Year Facebook Grows Up

Letters: Engineering can be as inspiring as space

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The new British space race (To boldly go, G2, 21 May) has the potential to inspire young people and boost our economy. Space travel captures the imagination of budding young inventors and engineers - it is the stuff of childhood dreams. But there are other British industries at the forefront...
Letters: Engineering can be as inspiring as space

Pew: 8% Of U.S. Online Adults Now Use Twitter Daily

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According to the latest data from the Pew Internet & American Life project, 15% of online adults in the U.S. now say that they have used Twitter in the past and 8% told Pew that they do so on a typical day. Overall Twitter usage has actually remained pretty stable...
Pew: 8% Of U.S. Online Adults Now Use Twitter Daily

Twitter Lawyer Responds to Censorship Controversy

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There was considerable confusion, and opposition, following Twitter’s announcement Thursday that it can now censor tweets within specific countries if foreign governments request that it do so. The company’s top lawyer late Friday tried to clarify what the micro-blogging company will and won’t do. Some observers suspect Twitter is setting...
Twitter Lawyer Responds to Censorship Controversy

Guest Post: Embracing the Shift to a Partnership Paradigm

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This is a guest post by Greg Lieber, VP of Business Development at SHIFT, a Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer that offers a collaboration platform for marketers. Facebook’s updates to the Preferred Marketing Developer (PMD) requirements, which put a large emphasis on paid media, will be a huge benefit to...
Guest Post: Embracing the Shift to a Partnership Paradigm

Sony Xperia U gets torn to pieces, FCC destroys something beautiful

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There's not much we don't already know about Sony's Xperia U (formerly the Kumquat), the entry-level Gingerbread handset for the company's revamped mobile offerings. Fortunately, those brave boys down in the FCC's underground bunker decided to dissect the handset and delve into its internals, where we can still see...
Sony Xperia U gets torn to pieces, FCC destroys something beautiful
Samsung reportedly turning to Intel to power next-gen Galaxy Tab
OmniPlan for iPad packs a professional punch at $50, despite limited sharing and syncing features

Tech pioneer Bill Gates still lugs around a giant bag of paper books

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It’s always interesting to keep track of what Bill Gates is reading, and for some reason I envisioned him taking advantage of an e-reader or tablet — or at least something digital — to read and process all that material. Nope. It turns out he takes a giant tote...
Tech pioneer Bill Gates still lugs around a giant bag of paper books
Accelerator Ignite100 Opens Applications As It Builds Bridge From The UK's North East To The Big Apple

Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd

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It’s no secret that mobile analytics firm Flurry gets a kick out of tracking apps and mobile device adoption trends, and today it released some new data on iOS and Android device adoption around the globe. The United States still leads in the number of active iOS and Android devices...
Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd
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