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Sharp mortgages itself to the hilt just to keep going

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Sharp has mortgaged its offices and factory buildings in order to raise the cash it needs to stay in business, according to Reuters. It's cut a deal with banks for nearly $2 billion in short-term credit secured on its assets -- including the factory that reportedly produces displays for...
Sharp mortgages itself to the hilt just to keep going

Samsung pairs Qualcomm and ARM DRM to get HD content on Galaxy Note Media Hub

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Samsung's going to bring "premium HD video content" to Media Hub after pairing up Qualcomm's StudioAccess and ARM's TrustZone DRM systems. The first device that will benefit from the rollout is the Galaxy Note thanks to its enormous 1280 x 800 HD display. Owners of the large phone /...
Samsung pairs Qualcomm and ARM DRM to get HD content on Galaxy Note Media Hub
This lightsaber has everything, except you can’t actually play with it
Orange customers flee to Free Mobile’s new ultra-cheap plans

Dear Andy Dunn

techcrunch.com
What? You thought that publicly calling out prominent groups of people didn’t open you up to some criticism yourself? You know what they say about people who write open blogs. Now, don’t get me wrong. It’s healthy to criticize, especially those with the kind of unchecked power that often goes...
Dear Andy Dunn

Barnes & Noble integrating Google Play into Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets

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Barnes & Noble is adding Google Play’s full complement of videos, music and apps (and ebooks) to its Nook HD and HD+ tablets. The tablets will also include Google services like Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube and the Chrome browser. The end result is that Nook HD users will have access...
Barnes & Noble integrating Google Play into Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets
Are we ready to archive our online lives? Archify hopes so
Big e-reader is watching you

How about that: A 100 Mbps mobile hotspot

gigaom.com
Huawei has packed a lot of speed into its latest mobile hotspot. The rather awkwardly named E589 FDD is intended to push the limits of current LTE technologies, offering up peak speeds of 100 Mbps, which it can redistribute to as many as 10 Wi-Fi devices. The catch is that...
How about that: A 100 Mbps mobile hotspot

Apps Are Barnes & Noble's Fastest-Growing Content Area

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Seeking to advance the narrative that the Nook Tablet is a true multimedia tablet and not just a big expensive e-reader, Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) CEO William Lynch said in an investor call today that apps are the company’s fastest-growing content area, and “within apps it’s entertainment, movies,...
Apps Are Barnes & Noble's Fastest-Growing Content Area
LaserSaber brings 'Star Wars' swordplay to life

Amazon Knows How Many Times You Read that Sex Scene, You Pervert

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JEFF BEZOS KNOWS. It’s a common refrain (one that’ll be especially familiar to, let’s say, romance fans): Hey, isn’t it great that, once you get a Kindle/Nook/iPad, no one can see what you’re reading? Now we’re forever free from those awkward subway moments when we pull out our trashy novel...
Amazon Knows How Many Times You Read that Sex Scene, You Pervert
When a drone gets stuck in the arms of a rooftop statue, who's responsible for getting it down?
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