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AIR.U to bring Super WiFi to small college towns, Microsoft and Google to be part of the process

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Looks like town and gown communities will be among the first to experience "super WiFi," the high-speed broadband made possible, in part, by TV. After getting the FCC nod back in the fall of 2010, the white spaces harboring these unused television frequencies were opened up, paving the way...
AIR.U to bring Super WiFi to small college towns, Microsoft and Google to be part of the process

Apple provides sneak peek at iOS apps for summer 2012

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Sky Gamblers party mode, Infinity Blade Dungeons, Star Academy, Nike+ Training and more on the way to iPhone and iPadApple is expected to unveil the iOS 6 software at its WWDC conference in June, and while proprietary maps, Siri APIs for developers and a revamped App Store have been rumoured,...
Apple provides sneak peek at iOS apps for summer 2012

DOJ explains settlement with three publishers, Macmillan CEO explains why they won’t settle

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The Department of Justice and Attorney Gen. Eric Holder has just announced (via CNN) a settlement with three publishers including  Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster following this morning’s reports that it would launch an antitrust suit against Apple, Macmillan, and Penguin who refused to settle. The settlement is said...
DOJ explains settlement with three publishers, Macmillan CEO explains why they won’t settle

PS Vita games will be cheaper downloaded

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A Sony rep has confirmed that PlayStation Vita game titles coming to the US will be cheaper if purchased and downloaded directly from the PlayStation Network as opposed to buying the boxed copies. Discounted digital copies have been confirmed for the PS Vita in Japan, but the company has yet...
PS Vita games will be cheaper downloaded

Twitter Will Hold A Fiction Festival From November 28 To December 2

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It looks like Twitter is will be holding a fiction festival that will run from November 28 to December 2. The announcement is being made on-stage at the New York Public Library, where Twitter’s Andrew Fitzgerald is on-stage with the New Yorker’s fiction editor Deborah Treisman. I’ve reached out to...
Twitter Will Hold A Fiction Festival From November 28 To December 2

After being banned in Australia, Huawei plans increased 4G investment in India

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Chinese telecom firm Huawei is to increase its presence in India’s growing market and focus on 4G, after the company was barred from competing for a contract relating to Australia’s national broadband network on national security grounds. Now, according to a Business Line report, the company has set its sight on India,...
After being banned in Australia, Huawei plans increased 4G investment in India

Apple Sold Three Million iPads Over Launch Weekend

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Apple sold a ton of iPads during the weekend of the device’s launch — three million to be exact. Details to follow....
Apple Sold Three Million iPads Over Launch Weekend

Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Opens Up To Third-Party Services With Nexage Connect

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Nexage is hoping to expand the capabilities of its mobile ad exchange with the launch of a new service called Nexage Connect. Mark Connon, the company’s executive vice president of corporate and business development, said advertisers and publishers can do a number of things (largely related to targeting) in the...
Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Opens Up To Third-Party Services With Nexage Connect

Asian mobile messaging service Line embraces apps and opens the API for its 45m user-strong platform

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Japanese mobile messaging service Line has moved towards introducing third-party apps and services to its 45 million user-strong platform, after it revealed that it will introduce a new content-hosting platform — Line Channel — and open its API to developers. The new feature, which will debut in Japan before rolling...
Asian mobile messaging service Line embraces apps and opens the API for its 45m user-strong platform

Remember Lycos? It's planning a new search engine for launch in 2013

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Former search giant Lycos is planning a new search product for launch in 2013. While exact details as to what the product will actually offer are currently scant, CEO Rob Balazy has told The Next Web that it will offer content on the page itself without having to click off...
Remember Lycos? It's planning a new search engine for launch in 2013
iOS 7, OS X 10.9, MacBooks And iRadio: What To Expect At WWDC 2013
Moo.com goes from business cards to digital profiles with Flavors.me buy

Samsung / Jay-Z partnership is official, yielding free music for some Samsung smartphone owners

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As expected, last night during game 5 of the NBA Finals Samsung confirmed its partnership with media mogul Jay-Z by running a 3-minute commercial.  The video showed Jay working on a new album and closed with Samsung’s “The Next Big Thing is Here” slogan and directing fans to MagnaCartaHolyGrail.com....
Samsung / Jay-Z partnership is official, yielding free music for some Samsung smartphone owners

God of War: Ascension – multiplayer preview

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God of War: Ascension's lovingly detailed gore looks gorgeous but the brawls on offer are no longer primarily a solo experienceSave for the volume dials being cranked up an extra number each time, every God of War game up till now has been largely the same. So when Santa Monica...
God of War: Ascension – multiplayer preview

ASUS announces ROG Ares II video card, dual Radeon HD 7970 GPUs, 1050MHz clock speed

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The original ROG ARES graphics card was a head spinner, and the just announced sequel seems to follow suit. ASUS' ARES II features two AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition GPUs, and has a slimline two-slot design. The manufacturer claims it's the fastest graphics card available, outperforming the GeForce...
ASUS announces ROG Ares II video card, dual Radeon HD 7970 GPUs, 1050MHz clock speed

We Had A Fancy Pants Gartner Analyst Come Up With An Estimate Of Santa's Annual IT Budget For Your Holiday Pleasure

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Santa requires a huge technology operation to track his supply chain for toy manufacturing, optimize his delivery schedule, and maintain his naughty/nice list. However there is little research on the Internet on Mr. Claus' data centers. Perhaps this is because Santa is impossible to get in touch with on the...
We Had A Fancy Pants Gartner Analyst Come Up With An Estimate Of Santa's Annual IT Budget For Your Holiday Pleasure

Apple complains to EU that Motorola is abusing patents

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Motorola in an SEC filing Friday said that Apple had formally complained to the European Commission that Motorola was allegedly violating the FRAND (fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory) terms around its 3G patents. The complained had been lodged the same day. Exact details of the complaint hadn't been mentioned.......
Apple complains to EU that Motorola is abusing patents
Which Google service will Facebook try to disrupt: Android or Search?

‘This American Life’: Mike Daisey’s Apple Story Has Significant Fabrications

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An episode of “This American Life” that exposed the harsh working conditions at an Apple supplier’s factory in China contained “significant fabrications,” the producers of the show said. Airing in January, the 39-minute story by Mike Daisey helped create a media firestorm over alleged abuses at the Foxconn factory. “This...
‘This American Life’: Mike Daisey’s Apple Story Has Significant Fabrications

Omniture Co-Founder’s Business Intelligence SaaS Company Domo Lands $20M From IVP

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Domo, the SaaS business intelligence startup launched by Omniture founder Josh James, has raised $20 million in new funding from Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). This round brings total investment in Domo to $63 million. Previous investors include Benchmark Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Ron Conway and David Lee of SV Angel, and...
Omniture Co-Founder’s Business Intelligence SaaS Company Domo Lands $20M From IVP

Windows Blue: Microsoft's plan to release a new version of Windows every year

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Way back in August, three months before the release of Windows 8, we learnt about the existence of a project at Microsoft codenamed Blue. At the time it wasn’t clear whether this was Windows 9, or some kind of interim update/service pack for Windows 8. Now, if unnamed sources are...
Windows Blue: Microsoft's plan to release a new version of Windows every year

Apple at work on redesign of iTunes Store, report claims

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Apple is at work on a major redesign of the iTunes Store, 9to5Mac claims to have learned. Plans are recently said to have been revealed to a number of record labels and other entertainment companies. The exact details are being kept private, but a redesign for the Mac/Windows version of...
Apple at work on redesign of iTunes Store, report claims

Google's flu snafu and the reliability of web data

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The web is full of data — much of it meaningful — but there’s some question as to how much we should actually rely on it. The latest evidence comes at Google’s expense, with some researchers questioning the validity of Google’s Flu Trends algorithm. They say the service, which estimates...
Google's flu snafu and the reliability of web data

Samsung lifts the cloak on S III's mini-me, the Galaxy S III mini (Gallery)

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As promised yesterday, Samsung just unveiled the Galaxy S III mini. The Jelly Bean-powered handset features many of the same specs as the original Galaxy S, but the most noteworthy include: 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED display, dual core 1GHz chipset, 5-megapixel VGA front-facing camera with LED flash,  720p video recording and playback, 8GB...
Samsung lifts the cloak on S III's mini-me, the Galaxy S III mini (Gallery)

Samsung Galaxy S III coming to C Spire 'later this year'

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And then there were six. With US Cellular breaking the barrier of regional carriers getting a flagship device at the same time as its national rivals, C Spire (formerly Cellular South) wants to join the cause by announcing that it will carry the Samsung Galaxy S III -- and...
Samsung Galaxy S III coming to C Spire 'later this year'

Tim Cook On The New iPad’s First Weekend Sales “We Had A Record Weekend”

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Today on Apple’s dividend and share repurchase program conference call Apple CEO Tim Cook touched briefly on the new iPad’s opening weekend sales. Exact sales numbers were not given at the time but Cook did state “[Apple] had a record weekend.” That brief statement likely means that the new iPad...
Tim Cook On The New iPad’s First Weekend Sales “We Had A Record Weekend”

Galaxy S 4, future Samsung devices to use DigitalOptics tech for face tracking

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When Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S 4 in March, there was a near-inescapable emphasis on face detection features. What we didn't know is just whose technology was making them possible. As it happens, it's not entirely Samsung's -- DigitalOptics has stepped forward to claim some of the responsibility. The...
Galaxy S 4, future Samsung devices to use DigitalOptics tech for face tracking
Make it rain cash: The Weather Channel snags Weather Underground for an undisclosed sum
Ikea TV will let you buy stuff with its remote control

Open Garden Lets You Crowdsource Your Mobile Connectivity

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What if you couldn’t just share your Internet connection with the few WiFi devices tethered to your phone or hotspot, but with pretty much everybody around you? Open Garden, which is launching at TechCrunch Disrupt today, lets you create a mesh network that ties together all the Open Garden-enabled devices...
Open Garden Lets You Crowdsource Your Mobile Connectivity
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