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Tumblr rolls out mobile ads, which will appear alongside posts in user streams

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Users of Tumblr’s mobile apps are noticing something new in their streams today: Ads. The company rolled out mobile ads for the first time Monday, after announcing that it would do so in March. The first participating advertisers are ABC, GE, Pepsi and Warner Brothers. AdAge described how the ads...
Tumblr rolls out mobile ads, which will appear alongside posts in user streams
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Pinterest iPad, Android versions join iPhone app

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In the company's first official press briefing, Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann released dedicated applications for both Android and for the iPad, joining the newly-redesigned iPhone version. "Our goal has never been to get you in front of the computer transfixed for hours and hours on end, itís to get you...
Pinterest iPad, Android versions join iPhone app

Dailyplaces: Location-Based Microblogging

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We are no longer restricted by the ball and chain of desktop computers and ethernet cables. We create content from wherever we please, making location an ever increasing part of that content, and applications like Dailyplaces are helping to bring time and place to the forefront of content creation. Dailyplaces...
Dailyplaces: Location-Based Microblogging

Can A Pattern Recognition App Improve Your Creativity? InboundWriter Thinks So

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The best business software needs zero employee training, makes you more productive and saves novices from big mistakes. The secret to nailing all three might lie in the technology of pattern recognition. When a company's bottom line depends on your app working the right way, you just can't hand...
Can A Pattern Recognition App Improve Your Creativity? InboundWriter Thinks So

Apple Removes Green Electronics Certification From Products

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Apple has pulled its products off the U.S. government-backed registration of environmentally friendly electronics. Apple asked EPEAT, the electronics standards setting group, to pull its 39 certified desktop computers, monitors and laptops, which included past versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, off the list of green products late...
Apple Removes Green Electronics Certification From Products

Here comes Windows 8: What's at stake for Microsoft

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Later this morning, at a launch event in New York City, Microsoft will introduce Windows 8 to the world. Tomorrow Windows 8 will debut in stores. This is the biggest change in Microsoft operating systems since the move from MS-DOS to Windows more than 25 years ago, and the...
Here comes Windows 8: What's at stake for Microsoft
Sunny Clouds: Intel Data Center Rev Up 15%, Beating Other Categories In Otherwise Lackluster Earnings
Intel launches developer tools for 'perceptual computing'

Test Firefox OS on a desktop computer with new B2G nightly builds

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The Firefox OS home screen running in the B2G nightly on Mac OS X Ryan Paul Mozilla is creating a new kind of mobile operating system that is aligned with standards-based Web technologies. The platform, called Firefox OS, consists of the Gecko HTML rendering engine, a thin hardware enablement...
Test Firefox OS on a desktop computer with new B2G nightly builds
Apple approves Mac app with ‘Retina graphics’
Microsoft sees Windows 8 as ‘rebirth’

Hulu Plus surpasses 3 million subscribers

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Hulu has continued its steady growth in recent months and on Monday CEO Jason Kilar announced the streaming service now has more than 3 million paying subscribers. The service had an explosive year and was released on a variety of devices including the Apple (AAPL) TV, Nintendo Wii and Wii U, a...
Hulu Plus surpasses 3 million subscribers

comScore: 4 Out Of 5 Smartphone Owners Use Device To Shop; Amazon Most Popular Mobile Retailer

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Today. comScore released a study on U.S. smartphone behavior with respect to retail and shopping. The study found that 4 in every 5 smartphone users, which represents 85.9 million U.S. users, accessed retail content on their device in July. Amazon was the top retailer with an audience of 49.6 million...
comScore: 4 Out Of 5 Smartphone Owners Use Device To Shop; Amazon Most Popular Mobile Retailer
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Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

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Filed under: SecurityWe first heard rumors of this policy change a couple of months ago, but now it's made the papers: the Financial Times is reporting that Google is phasing out the use of Windows internally, as employees are migrated to either Linux or Mac OS X on machine turnovers...
Google to employees: 'Mac or Linux, but no more Windows'

Apple to start selling new, pricier iMacs Friday

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Apple today announced that it will start selling its redesigned iMac desktop computers Friday, barely making a self-set deadline to ship some by the end of the month....
Apple to start selling new, pricier iMacs Friday
Hulu Plus app lands on Windows 8 (and it actually looks pretty cool)
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Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets

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Chip maker Broadcom has revealed the industry’s smallest LTE-Advanced modem built for smartphones and tablets today. The chip has been designed for top-tier devices and 4G connectivity, combining a full cellular baseband with a world-band radio that is 35 percent smaller than its competitors. Broadcom says the new modem, called the BCM21982,...
Broadcom unveils the world's smallest LTE-Advanced modem for smartphone and tablets
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Valentine’s Day Procrastination Fuels Mobile Usage On Google

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Not surprisingly, Valentine’s Day spurred lots of last-minute Web searches and phone calls — and the Google mobile ads team just published a blog post highlighting how much of that activity happened on smartphones and tablets. For one thing, last-minute searches for national restaurant chains grew across-the-board, but they grew...
Valentine’s Day Procrastination Fuels Mobile Usage On Google

Microsoft adding music playback capabilities to SkyDrive, perhaps taking Xbox Music to iOS, Android

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If you are excited about Xbox Music, Microsoft’s new music service that has replaced the never-quite-there Zune product that was loved by some, but remained a punchline for others, something good may be just around the corner. Microsoft has long hinted at adding the ability to have your music library...
Microsoft adding music playback capabilities to SkyDrive, perhaps taking Xbox Music to iOS, Android

Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z, M70z recall expanded to 188,000

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Lenovo's earlier recall of its ThinkCentre M90z and ThinkCentre M70z all-in-one desktop computers has been expanded to include more units. The voluntary recall -- involving both the manufacturer and the US Consumer Product Safety Commission -- now has a higher number of affected machines, up from 50,500 to 188,000.......
Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z, M70z recall expanded to 188,000

REMINDER: While Intel Is Messing Around With TV, The PC Business Is Dying (INTC)

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Intel is crazy to think about starting a pay TV service. Not only does Intel have zero relevant experience in the area, it's also a distraction from Intel's real problem. The personal computer is slowly dying. And Intel has almost no presence in the smartphones and tablets that are...
REMINDER: While Intel Is Messing Around With TV, The PC Business Is Dying (INTC)

Mozilla building Firefox push notification system for the web

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Native applications still hold many benefits over their web counterparts, but Mozilla is looking to narrow that gap by building a push notification system that will allow websites to alert users on their desktop computers or mobile devices. Outlined by Mozilla developer Jeff Balogh, the system is fairly straightforward:...
Mozilla building Firefox push notification system for the web
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