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Instagram launches New Year's Eve page to let you celebrate with the world in pictures

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The clock has already struck midnight in some parts of the world and the new year has begun. As the rest of the world catches up, why should we have individual celebrations when we can participate in a global one to ring in 2013? Instagram has launched a New Year’s...
Instagram launches New Year's Eve page to let you celebrate with the world in pictures

China Mobile reportedly targeting August 2013 launch for China's first 4G network

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China Mobile, the world’s largest mobile operator, is said to be aiming to launch its LTE network — which would be the first 4G service in China — for public usage by August of this year, according to Chinese media reports. An ‘informed’ source told Chinese website CWW [link in...
China Mobile reportedly targeting August 2013 launch for China's first 4G network
ZDNet cuts U.S. bloggers as it refocuses on global coverage
WordPress parent company Automattic sees $50M investment from Tiger Global

Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

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Well that’s some slick timing. Eduardo Saverin, known for co-founding Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg back in their college days at Harvard, has given up his United States citizenship. His name appeared on a list published on April 30 by the United States Office of the Federal Register, which issues a...
Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

Cloud Sherpas Raises $40M And Makes Eighth Acquisition To Broaden Cloud Brokerage Service

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Cloud Sherpas has raised $40 million and made its eighth acquisition to expand its cloud brokerage service. The funding, lead by Greenspring Associates, brings Cloud Sherpas’ total to $62.6 million. Existing investors Columbia Capital and Delta-V Capital joined in the new round. Australia-based Queensland Investment Corporation, an institutional investment manager, also participated. Atlanta-based Cloud Sherpas used...
Cloud Sherpas Raises $40M And Makes Eighth Acquisition To Broaden Cloud Brokerage Service

iPhone was Japan’s top smartphone in 2011, with sales of 7.26M: Report

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A new report has found that Apple’s iPhone was the most purchased smartphone in Japan last year, seeing sales of 7.26 million, while Google’s Android operating system (OS) was the leading smartphone platform. A MM Research Institute report — translated by Japanese blog Macotakara – found that Apple sold 7.25 million...
iPhone was Japan’s top smartphone in 2011, with sales of 7.26M: Report

Annual Cyber-Monday ICE Take Down Blitz 2012

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It's cyber-Monday, the day when many of us basically go to Amazon.com and get a bunch of gifts for friends and family because going to the store this time of year is as dangerous as a North Korean prison camp. I say "many of us" partially to account for anyone...
Annual Cyber-Monday ICE Take Down Blitz 2012

Live - England v Australia

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England win the toss and elect to bowl first against Australia in the ICC World Twenty20 final, seeking to win their first global one-day tournament....
Live - England v Australia

AT&T to sell the HTC One on April 19 for $200, pre-orders start April 4

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Earlier we reported that AT&T's version of the HTC One would be going on pre-sale sometime this week, and the GSM carrier has finally revealed its official plans: the flagship HTC device will be ready for pre-order online starting April 4th. Both the 32GB and 64GB models, which will...
AT&T to sell the HTC One on April 19 for $200, pre-orders start April 4

T-Mobile HTC One S shows up in FCC with AWS bands?

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It doesn't come right out and say it, but we have a strong suspicion that the HTC PJ40110 -- approved by the FCC today -- refers to T-Mobile's version of the HTC One S. This model offers an AWS 3G radio, in addition to AT&T-friendly 850 /1900 3G bands,...
T-Mobile HTC One S shows up in FCC with AWS bands?

Who Bought One Million BlackBerry 10 Devices?

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When BlackBerry announced the largest single handset purchase in the company’s history earlier this week — one million BlackBerry 10 devices — it refused to name the “established partner” to which they’d been sold. “We are bound by confidentiality,” BlackBerry spokesman Adam Emery told AllThingsD when asked who the mystery...
Who Bought One Million BlackBerry 10 Devices?

Bill Gates buys £110m stake in security group G4S

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Microsoft co-founder reveals 3% of security group which was criticised for chaotic Olympics performanceBill Gates has bought a £110m stake in G4S, the security company trying to rebuild its reputation following its chaotic performance during the London 2012 Olympics.Representatives of the Microsoft co-founder's charity, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...
Bill Gates buys £110m stake in security group G4S
London Startup YPlan Gets $12 Million To Start Telling New Yorkers Where To Party

HTC One X for AT&T review

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HTC One X review HTC One X exclusive to AT&T in the US, brings LTE, Beats, ICS and Sense 4 to Ma Bell AT&T HTC One X hands-on After last year's scattered lineup of products, HTC's been going through a bit of a renaissance lately thanks to the One...
HTC One X for AT&T review

Hedge Fund Tiger Global Has Invested $50 Million In Blogging Platform Wordpress

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Tiger Global has invested $50 million in web developer company Automattic, the parent company of WordPress.  From Automattic's president/founder Matt Mullenweg: Anyway, wanted to get in front of the news that will inevitably come out in the next week or two (hi Kara!): there has been a large secondary transaction in...
Hedge Fund Tiger Global Has Invested $50 Million In Blogging Platform Wordpress

Children should learn about relationships as well as sex | Observer editorial

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We need more research into the risks of sexual imagery for the youngIn a parliamentary debate on Thursday, part of the global One Billion Rising campaign demanding an end to violence against women, Claire Perry, adviser to David Cameron on the sexualisation of childhood, said that "sexting" is a "huge,...
Children should learn about relationships as well as sex | Observer editorial

HTC shows off One X+ in the UK, we go hands-on (video)

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The One X+. You have to reach for the Shift key just to type it out, but as names go it's neither unexpected nor inaccurate. In fact, it paints just the right picture, because this is still the same global (i.e. non-US) One X we've come to know and...
HTC shows off One X+ in the UK, we go hands-on (video)

Cloud consultants Cloud Sherpas, Global One merge

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Cloud Sherpas and Global One, which advise clients in implementing cloud-based Software as a Service applications, have merged in what is a sign of the continually busy M&A activity in the SaaS market....
Cloud consultants Cloud Sherpas, Global One merge

HTC One S for T-Mobile review

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A couple weeks ago we got to have our Ice Cream Sandwich and eat it too, thanks to a gorgeous couple phones from HTC -- the One X and the One S. Both run Sense 4 -- a thinner, lighter version of the company's polarizing UI -- and together...
HTC One S for T-Mobile review

HTC's global One S gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

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Still no word on the U.S. version though. [Read more]...
HTC's global One S gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean

HTC One X+ for AT&T: what's different?

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We just love HTC's One X here at Engadget -- it's quite possibly our favorite smartphone of 2012. Three devices have crossed our desks over the past year -- the original with HSPA+, AT&T's model with LTE and, more recently, the global One X+ with HSPA+. Now the saga...
HTC One X+ for AT&T: what's different?

Fact Checking: Has Mobile Traffic Really Surpassed Desktop in India?

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One of the most interesting statistics in Mary Meeker's Internet Trends presentation this week was about the Mobile Web. One of Meeker's slides stated that in India, the world's second largest Internet market, the Mobile Web surpassed the Desktop Web during May 2012. A closer analysis reveals that a) mobile...
Fact Checking: Has Mobile Traffic Really Surpassed Desktop in India?

HTC One X+ review: it's the One X, and then some

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A spec bump in the middle of a product cycle? All the cool cats do it these days, even if they risk alienating customers who just bought what they thought was this year's flagship device. HTC has actually played this game for a while, first with the Sensation XE,...
HTC One X+ review: it's the One X, and then some
HTC takes America: new devices for every carrier compared

Samsung Plans Multiple Tizen Smartphones for 2013

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Samsung’s intentions for Tizen, the Linux-based mobile platform it’s developing with Intel, grow clearer by the day. Earlier this week, we learned that NTT Docomo, Japan’s largest wireless carrier, has quietly signed on to help bring a Tizen handset to market. Now comes news that the device will be one...
Samsung Plans Multiple Tizen Smartphones for 2013
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