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Skype on Xbox team official, Metro development techniques coming to Xbox?

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It's no news to most Microsoft watchers; if Microsoft is going to make good on those promises of bringing Skype to it's entire consumer product portfolio, Skye on Xbox LIVE has to happen at some point. What may be news is the relationship between Windows 8 and the world's...
Skype on Xbox team official, Metro development techniques coming to Xbox?

The Prime Minister Of Belize Says Antivirus Software Pioneer John McAfee Has Gone 'Bonkers'

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BELIZE CITY (Reuters) - Belize's prime minister on Wednesday urged anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee to help the country's police with a murder inquiry, calling McAfee "bonkers" for recent media statements. "I don't want to be unkind, but he seems to be extremely paranoid - I would go so far...
The Prime Minister Of Belize Says Antivirus Software Pioneer John McAfee Has Gone 'Bonkers'

Nokia hands out free cupcakes in Belgium to flog the Lumia 800

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The Lumia launch continues. Yesterday, the Nokia Lumia 800 went on sale on Belgium, and to celebrate that fact, by which we mean to make it known, the Finnish company took to the local transit stations and handed out cupcakes. And you thought that that fad was a US trend....
Nokia hands out free cupcakes in Belgium to flog the Lumia 800

Child Murder Leads to Violent Games Being Banned in Turkey

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Metin 2, a fantasy-MMORPG, and “similar” games have been banned in Turkey after a 14 year old was murdered. The boy was a Metin 2 player and had claimed he was a hacker who stole Metin 2 passwords and sold the characters for profit. After his death, there was huge...
Child Murder Leads to Violent Games Being Banned in Turkey

HTC One imaging in depth: Ultrapixel camera and Zoe Share

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Saying that the HTC One has piqued our interest is an understatement. The handset, which was announced today in London and New York, combines ultra-refined design with a uniquely tweaked Android experience, something we've covered in our hardware and software posts. Still, it's the Ultrapixel camera that's raising the...
HTC One imaging in depth: Ultrapixel camera and Zoe Share
HTC CEO Peter Chou Reflects On A Rough 2012, Says 2013 "Won't Be Too Bad"

Yes, A Facebook Insider Dumping Nearly His Whole Stake Should Make You Nervous...

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Insider selling is rarely a positive sign for a company. At best, it's a neutral event: An officer, director, or existing shareholder deciding to diversify his or her risk and trimming exposure to the company. At worst, it's a sign that insiders are nervous about the future of the...
Yes, A Facebook Insider Dumping Nearly His Whole Stake Should Make You Nervous...

Journalism Online Sold For $19.6 Million; $15.3 Million Earnout For Brill, Crovitz

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When RR Donnelley bought Journalism Online from Steve Brill, Gordon Grovitz, Leo Hindery, Jr., and their investors last March, I reported that the deal range was $35 million to $45 million—and got a lot of raised eyebrows in return. The deal structure revealed in this week’s 10-K filing shows...
Journalism Online Sold For $19.6 Million; $15.3 Million Earnout For Brill, Crovitz
Doing Data Journalism Badly

Uneasy partners: Samsung reportedly raises processor prices on Apple

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A report from South Korea indicates that the Apple-Samsung relationship continues to sour: On Monday, Chosun Ilbo reported that Samsung raised the price that it charges Apple for mobile processors, according to Marketwatch. Apple reportedly bought 130 million mobile processors from Samsung last year, and 200 million this year. It’s...
Uneasy partners: Samsung reportedly raises processor prices on Apple

Mobile boom means big challenges for Vevo's global roll-out

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Music video service Vevo will soon launch in three more western European countries, declaring most online videos will ultimately be viewed on mobile. But, although the service sees no problem heading to emerging young markets, high costs will keep it out of Germany for the foreseeable future. “We’re about to...
Mobile boom means big challenges for Vevo's global roll-out

The FBI's Billion Dollar Facial Recog System

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It's the eye in the sky, patiently watching, tracking your every move. Look up and say "hi," because with an influx of cash and a voyeuristic agenda, the FBI is more than ever the model for Big Brother.  In February, the FBI began a $1 billion pilot program using facial-recognition...
The FBI's Billion Dollar Facial Recog System
What makes Instagram such a steal for Facebook
Mark Zuckerberg, the new dictator of Facebookistan

Now Facebook Cofounder Dustin Moskovitz Is Selling Off Facebook Shares Too (FB)

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Dustin Moskovitz, one of Facebook's cofounders, has sold off 450,000 shares of Facebook in the past week, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission via Bloomberg. Moskovitz sold the shares between August 17-21 for between $19.38-$20 a share, the filing shows. Moskovitz isn't the first Facebook insider...
Now Facebook Cofounder Dustin Moskovitz Is Selling Off Facebook Shares Too (FB)

DOJ looking into whether Comcast, other TV giants are unfairly (knee)capping Hulu, Netflix

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The Department of Justice may have taken Netflix chief Reed Hastings' net neutrality complaints about Comcast as a lot more than just sour grapes. It's reportedly conducting an investigation into whether Comcast, AT&T and other TV providers are anti-competitive in their data restrictions. The Wall Street Journal cites primary...
DOJ looking into whether Comcast, other TV giants are unfairly (knee)capping Hulu, Netflix

New York Times explains decline in digital ad dollars, paywall plans

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The New York Times Co. raised eyebrows among media watchers this morning when it announced that online ad revenue had slid from a year ago. While the decline was a modest two percent and accompanied by good news on the circulation front, the drop is still worrisome for a news...
New York Times explains decline in digital ad dollars, paywall plans

WEBSITE OF THE DAY: Zoo Borns

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Get a serious dose of the exotic cutes We like to think we’re men of the world here at Pocket Lint. We’ve been there, done that, bought the T-shirt and taken the pictures on the latest umpteen-megapixel digital camera. So when the boss sent us all a link to...
WEBSITE OF THE DAY: Zoo Borns
The Xbox One will always be listening to you, in your own home

Windows 8: Does its 1-month report card read pass or fail?

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My, how time flies when you're swiping through live tiles. Microsoft's new-look Windows 8 launched exactly one month and one day ago, bringing the modern UI and mobile-style apps to the desktop masses on October 26th. So how has the system actually fared during its honeymoon period? Read on...
Windows 8: Does its 1-month report card read pass or fail?

Say what? Microsoft Azure's a $1 billion business?

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Microsoft’s claim that it’s sold $1 billion worth of Azure cloud infrastructure services over the past 12 months has got to be raising eyebrows, and not just across Lake Washington at Amazon Web Services headquarters. The sales figure was made by Curt Anderson, who heads up finances for Microsoft Server...
Say what? Microsoft Azure's a $1 billion business?

The Times And Spotify: Why Pay When Everything's Free?

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I’ll bet The Times sub-editors raised some eyebrows when their business writer Emily Ford filed her piece, Why I’m not paying any more, for the weekend… “As (Spotify) got bigger, the annoying adverts started to creep in and, with them, the gnawing sense that it was unfair to get...
The Times And Spotify: Why Pay When Everything's Free?

LG Optimus Vu launches in Korea, gets priced

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LG's 5-inch smartphone has finally arrived -- at least over in Korea. While 4:3 ratio display raised a few eyebrows during its debut at MWC, the IPS display, lightweight frame and stylus has us chasing after a review model to give it the full run-down. Anyone in LG's homeland...
LG Optimus Vu launches in Korea, gets priced
Is Comcast prioritizing its Xfinity app over competitors like Netflix?
Spotify, revenue, and the billion dollar question

W3C Proposes Push API Specification

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The Internet runs on standards. Without standards, we wouldn’t have the Domain Name System (DNS) which resolves hostnames to Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, or the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) which served up this very web page. Even web service APIs, which can vary wildly depending on the back-end service, depend...
W3C Proposes Push API Specification

Donuts Inc.'s major play for new Web domain names raises eyebrows

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A historic land rush is underway for vast new swaths of the Internet: Amazon has bid for control of all the Web addresses that end with ".book." Google wants ".buy." Allstate wants ".carinsurance." But the single most aggressive bidder for lucrative new Web domains is a little-known investment group with...
Donuts Inc.'s major play for new Web domain names raises eyebrows
HP's Chairman Ray Lane to step down; HP loses two other board members

Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

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The latest Siri commercial just hit, and like recent ad spots, Apple turned to a celebrity to endorse the lackluster iOS feature. And, also like the other commercials, the dialog between Siri and the user seems a bit more simple, almost mundane, in comparisons to the early Siri commercials....
Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

Sony PS4′s key differentiator vs Xbox: No used game restrictions, no need to be online to play

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The new PlayStation 4 may look similar to Microsoft’s new Xbox One console, but Sony has put a clear line in the sand between its rival after announcing that the PS4 will not impose restrictions on used games, while the console will not require an Internet connection. Speaking at E3, the...
Sony PS4′s key differentiator vs Xbox: No used game restrictions, no need to be online to play
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