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China's Xiaomi takes crowdsourced phone development model abroad

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Taiwan and Hong Kong may be only the beginning of Xiaomi's expansion outside China. The popular Chinese vendor of low-priced handsets is aiming at getting into five more markets next year."This year, we will only do Hong Kong and Taiwan," said CEO Lei Jun on Wednesday. "At the same...
China's Xiaomi takes crowdsourced phone development model abroad

Compromised phpMyAdmin download reinforces importance of verifying checksums

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The latest stable version of phpMyAdmin — the popular, GUI-based MySQL database software — was released late last month, but thanks to a compromised download mirror, users running the newest version may still be vulnerable to hackers. At some point after September 22, an unknown attacker managed to insert a...
Compromised phpMyAdmin download reinforces importance of verifying checksums
FTC charges hotel chain with allowing hackers to compromise over 500,000 payment accounts

One Of Facebook's Great Hopes For Huge Revenues Is Fading (FB)

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From about 2008 to 2012, one way everyone thought Facebook would make a lot of money is through something called "f-commerce." "F-commerce," was a play on e-commerce. The vision was that small and large retailers alike would open stores on Facebook.com, and that through the magic of "social," the distribution...
One Of Facebook's Great Hopes For Huge Revenues Is Fading (FB)
The App Store is the McDonald's of software distribution
Show me the Honey! E-commerce startup sweetens online shopping by saving you money
Why it's easier to get games discovered on Google Play than the App Store (exclusive)

Serial killer Fred West has created a Facebook Fan Page for me - should I be worried?

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Two years ago I wrote about how someone had taken my photograph and posted offensive material on Facebook about a number of things including the British Army. As a consequence some people believed I was to blame, and as well as my workplace receiving emails about me, it was implied...
Serial killer Fred West has created a Facebook Fan Page for me - should I be worried?

Swedish magicians + 7 new iPads = One of the best presentations you will ever see

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The iPad allows us to do many things, whether it be to watch and interact with media, utilise hundreds of thousands of apps, browse the web, send email or simply play games. People are continually finding new ways to use the iPad as a promotional tool, but this video from...
Swedish magicians + 7 new iPads = One of the best presentations you will ever see

"Hundreds of thousands" of Nest learning thermostats sold

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Startup Nest only launched its learning thermostat last October but the company tells the New York Time’s Bits Blog that it has sold in the “mid-hundreds of thousands,” of units range. The company — which is the brainchild of Tony Fadell, who helped design the iPhone and iPod for Apple...
"Hundreds of thousands" of Nest learning thermostats sold

Shutting down spammers

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Twitter continues to grow at a record pace -- we now have 140 million active users and more than 340 million Tweets each day. As our reach expands, we become a more attractive target for spammers. While spam is a small fraction of the incredible content you can find on...
Shutting down spammers

Class Action Racketeering Lawsuit Filed Against Copyright Trolling Porn Companies

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The latest news in the world of copyright-trolling porn companies is that one of the people that the porn world tried to shake down with a trolling attempt has hit back with a racketeering lawsuit, which she's trying to turn into a class action. The woman, Jennifer Barker, received a...
Class Action Racketeering Lawsuit Filed Against Copyright Trolling Porn Companies

Xiaomi CEO Bin Lin aims to ship 15 million superphones in 2013, expand sales beyond Asia

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Bin Lin, co-founder and president of Xiaomi Corporation, has only been in the business of selling high-spec Android phones for three years. But yet, here he is, talking on stage at D:Dive Into Mobile about just how successful his outfit has become. "No sales, no marketing, no retail --...
Xiaomi CEO Bin Lin aims to ship 15 million superphones in 2013, expand sales beyond Asia

Google Brings Field Trip Local Exploration App to iOS

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Field Trip, the location-based local info and trivia app from Google’s experimental Niantic Labs division, crossed over to iOS today. The app isn’t a blockbuster hit — it’s been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times in the past 30 days – but the Android version got a good review from our Bonnie...
Google Brings Field Trip Local Exploration App to iOS

Blocked Pirate Bay Users Flock to Other Torrent Sites

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The Italian Pirate Bay case came to an end last week after a lengthy legal battle. The Court of Bergamo concluded that The Pirate Bay was engaging in criminal activity by linking to torrents that point to copyrighted material. The judge ordered all Italian ISPs to block the site’s DNS...
Blocked Pirate Bay Users Flock to Other Torrent Sites

The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

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After just six weeks of hard work, Digg‘s new owners at Betaworks just flipped the switch and re-launched the site. The new Digg was originally scheduled to launch tomorrow, but despite the tight deadline, the Digg team managed to get this completely rewritten version of the site out ahead of...
The New Digg Arrives Ahead Of Schedule

Tracking 1m+ user acquisitions, Science-backed HelloInsights launches as Pinterest-focused analytics

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Los Angeles-based tech incubator, Science Inc. has just funded another startup, this time focused on creating an analytics tool for marketing campaigns on Pinterest. Known as HelloInsights, this platform will target brands who have a desire to run a marketing campaign on the social network while preserving Pinterest’s core essence....
Tracking 1m+ user acquisitions, Science-backed HelloInsights launches as Pinterest-focused analytics

Facebook Shares How People Are Using Graph Search: Finding Friends Tops List

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Today, Facebook has shared information that “hundreds of thousands” of people are using its Facebook Graph Search service, highlighting that people still use it like “old’ Facebook search — to find friends. Facebook then suggests some ways to go beyond that, for those... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Facebook Shares How People Are Using Graph Search: Finding Friends Tops List

Internet drug dealing on the rise, survey finds

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Global Drug Survey suggests Silk Road is just the most visible aspect of a much larger online drug-dealing phenomenonThe internet is starting to rival the backstreet as a place to buy illicit drugs, according to findings from the 2013 Global Drugs Survey, with 22% of users reporting the had bought...
Internet drug dealing on the rise, survey finds

Snapguide Becomes First iOS App With Pinterest Integration

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Snapguide today rolled out an update to its iPhone application that lets users share the slick “how-to” guides built on the app directly to Pinterest. App updates aren’t always big deals, but this one is: It means that Snapguide is the first iOS app with a Pinterest integration built-in. A...
Snapguide Becomes First iOS App With Pinterest Integration

In Chile’s slums, a lesson in how to make apps for social good

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How many of the hundreds of thousands of mobile phone applications seek to do truly great things, such as lift people out of poverty or improve health care for the poor? The App Economy, to date, has largely touched the lives of those living in the developed world. This is...
In Chile’s slums, a lesson in how to make apps for social good

Google's Voice Search adds 13 new languages

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Google’s Voice Search is now available in 42 languages in 46 countries. The search giant added 13 new languages to its app, so over 100 million worldwide speakers can now use Voice Search. According to the official Google blog, the new languages include Basque, Bulgarian, Catalan, European Portuguese, Finnish, Galician, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, and Swedish. “Each new language usually requires...
Google's Voice Search adds 13 new languages

Report: Fujitsu To Launch Handsets In Europe. U.S. Next?

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Fujitsu once said that it didn’t have any plans to launch mobile handsets outside of Asia, but that strategy appears to be changing rapidly. Today comes a report that the Japanese handset maker — which makes both Android and Windows Phone-based devices — is planning to start selling its devices...
Report: Fujitsu To Launch Handsets In Europe. U.S. Next?

We Talked To A Mailbox Investor Shortly After Today's Sale, And He Said: 'Holy S---! These Guys Actually Did It!'

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On February 7, an app-making startup called Orchestra launched an email app for iPhones called Mailbox. It was a spectacular hit. Within a day, hundreds of thousands of people signed up for a waiting list to download the app. Then, a month and a week later - today, actually -...
We Talked To A Mailbox Investor Shortly After Today's Sale, And He Said: 'Holy S---! These Guys Actually Did It!'
iOS default despair: Where Ars staff turns for better app experiences
New Xbox interface brings Windows 8 "Metro" style to the console

Google TV needs to devote more attention to apps

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For the most part, the library for exclusive Google TV apps is still lacking as it only has several dozen apps available — compared to the hundreds of thousands available in the Android Market for mobile devices overall....
Google TV needs to devote more attention to apps

Lenovo-backed Firm Sidesteps Hardcore Gamers, With Chinese Video Game System

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The Lenovo-backed company behind China's newest homegrown video game system is aiming for product sales to reach hundreds of thousands of units over the next......
Lenovo-backed Firm Sidesteps Hardcore Gamers, With Chinese Video Game System
Com2Us rides the Kakao mobile games wave and expands to the U.S.
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