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Fleksy touch keypad arrives on Google Play, now available for beta testers

www.engadget.com
The beta version of Syntellia's Fleksy keypad for Android phones and tablets has arrived on Google Play, months after it first became available on the company's website in January. However, there's a catch: You can only download it if you join its Google+ community as a beta tester. To...
Fleksy touch keypad arrives on Google Play, now available for beta testers

Now Autonomy is under investigation for fraud in the U.K.

gigaom.com
The UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened an investigation into Autonomy, the British data management firm that HP bought in 2011, much to its eventual regret. Autonomy’s accounting methods leading up to the sale are already being scrutinized by U.K. accountancy authorities — HP claims the firm inflated its...
Now Autonomy is under investigation for fraud in the U.K.

Quantcast releases bigger, faster, stronger Hadoop file system

gigaom.com
The Quantcast File System is like the Six-Million Dollar Man of distributed data stores for Hadoop. An implementation of the erstwhile Kosmix File System (aka CloudStore) that had largely been written off as dead, Quantcast has built QFS to be bigger, faster and stronger than the Hadoop Distributed File System...
Quantcast releases bigger, faster, stronger Hadoop file system

Rumor: The Apple Television's Big Secret Is 4K Resolution

www.fastcompany.com
You know what's better than 1080p? Four times as many pixels, dude. Chinese high-tech-manufacturing industry-observer site Digitimes is sharing a bold new rumor: That when Apple does venture into the strange and wonderful world of TV making, it will distinguish its television set from many others in the market...
Rumor: The Apple Television's Big Secret Is 4K Resolution

i-mate Smartphone Has Intel Inside, Runs Windows 8 Pro--Assuming It's Not Vaporware

hothardware.com
According to the Seattle Times, erstwhile mobile device maker i-mate has something amazing brewing: a 4.7-inch phone that runs a full version of Windows 8 Pro--not Windows Phone 8, mind you--and also docks into a station that includes a 27-inch monitor, a wired business-looking desktop phone, and a separate...
i-mate Smartphone Has Intel Inside, Runs Windows 8 Pro--Assuming It's Not Vaporware

T-Mobile's service to be limited no longer

arstechnica.com
"Unlimited" is a word that often comes with small print, but T-Mobile announced late Tuesday night that it will be offering a "truly unlimited" data plan starting September 5. The smallest of the big four telecom companies in the US (and AT&T's erstwhile merger partner) currently uses a tiered pricing...
T-Mobile's service to be limited no longer
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