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UK MP Solicits Digital Pledges

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Tom Watson, the digitally literate British parliamentarian and Labour PPC for the West Bromwich East Constituency, has established a series of "digital pledges" in the wake of the Digital Economy Bill in the United Kingdom. Watson was one of the primary opponents of the bill, which makes it possible for...
UK MP Solicits Digital Pledges
Mobile dominates new game sector investments in Q1
Game investments doubled to $2B in 2011; acquisitions grew 160 percent
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Here's What Apple Will Say To Congress About Taxes Tomorrow (AAPL)

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Apple CEO is testifying before Congress tomorrow about its offshore cash, and its tax practices. Ahead of the actual testimony, Apple released what it's going to say. We're reading it now, and we'll peel out the most interesting bits... Apple starts by saying it pays all of its required taxes...
Here's What Apple Will Say To Congress About Taxes Tomorrow (AAPL)

Facebook, 18 Carriers Partner To Use Discounted Messages To Lure New Users, Data Customers

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Facebook is deepening its relationships with carriers in emerging markets today with a deal that would bring free or discounted data access for people who use Facebook Messages. The company has done these types of win-win deals in the past. Carriers get to give their customers access to what is...
Facebook, 18 Carriers Partner To Use Discounted Messages To Lure New Users, Data Customers

Opera Web Pass Gives Mobile Subscribers Access To Pay-As-You Go Internet Access, No Data Plan Required

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This morning, web browser maker Opera announced a new way for mobile operators to offer web access to subscribers who don’t have a data plan. The service, called “Opera Web Pass,” will instead allow subscribers to purchase temporary web access for an hour or a day, or even just purchase...
Opera Web Pass Gives Mobile Subscribers Access To Pay-As-You Go Internet Access, No Data Plan Required

VMWare CTO: Say goodbye to the “server hugger”

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Steve Herrod, CTO and SVP of R&D, VMware(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.comIf you ever wanted to take a stroll through the computing industry’s past, it’s not necessary to go all the way to Mountain View, Calif., to visit the Computer History Museum. Just step inside a data center. “A data center...
VMWare CTO: Say goodbye to the “server hugger”
Game acquisitions heated up in the second quarter while investments slowed
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Clear(ly), it’s time to say bye-bye to buttons

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With its new iOS app, Clear, Realmac Software has taken the “less is more” axiom to its ultimate conclusion. The Clear app puts a new spin on the common to-do list by enriching it with a playful perception of depth, dynamic transitions and crisp audio feedback, all wrapped under a minimalistic visual...
Clear(ly), it’s time to say bye-bye to buttons

Browsing Wikipedia is now completely free for 230M mobile users globally

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Thanks to a new partnership between Saudi Telecom Company (STC) and Wikimedia, 25 million STC mobile customers in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait can now access Wikipedia free of charge – with zero data fees. This deal raises the total number of mobile users with free Wikipedia access to an impressive 230 million, as part of the Wikipedia Zero...
Browsing Wikipedia is now completely free for 230M mobile users globally

Sony may debut a smartphone with 6.44-inch display at MWC

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With the rise of smartphones, the mobile industry has gone from ridiculously small devices to oversized handsets. Samsung’s (005930) original Galaxy Note was one of the first devices to blur the line between smartphones and tablets. The 5.29-inch handset was just the start of what would become the phablet phenomenon. Since...
Sony may debut a smartphone with 6.44-inch display at MWC

Wikipedia Zero expands into Asia, drops mobile data charges for 10m subscribers in Malaysia

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Wikipedia Zero, a project launched by the Wikimedia Foundation to offer free mobile access to Wikipedia in emerging countries, expanded into Asia for the first time this week via a partnership with Malaysian operator Digi, opening access to more than 10 million subscribers in the country. Wikipedia and Digi began...
Wikipedia Zero expands into Asia, drops mobile data charges for 10m subscribers in Malaysia

This Is The Best Look At The New iPhone Yet

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Ah, the next-gen iPhone. What more can we say? Almost sadly, we already know the screen will be bigger, the connecting port is smaller, and the design will be drastically different, with a two-tone metal casing. And yet, we still haven’t seen one of these bad boys fully assembled. We’ve...
This Is The Best Look At The New iPhone Yet
Battle Bears creator SkyVu raises venture round for brand expansion (exclusive)

What Games Are: Playing In Interesting Times

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a game designer with 20 years experience. He is the creator of leading game design blog What Games Are, and consults for many companies on game design and development. You can follow him on Twitter here. It’s no great revelation that financial reports can be...
What Games Are: Playing In Interesting Times

The state of US e-commerce: California has the highest traffic, but Wyoming converts the most

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Online testing and targeting company Monetate today released its latest quarterly report on the state of e-commerce in the United States, dubbed EQ3 2012. For the report, Monetate analyzes a random sample of over 100 million online shopping experiences using “same store” data across each calendar quarter. Averages throughout the...
The state of US e-commerce: California has the highest traffic, but Wyoming converts the most
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