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Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month

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Facebook is huge on mobile — as an application developer. But questions have circled for years around how it can be a real mobile platform on top of operating systems controlled by Apple and Google. But we got a little more data on what it’s already accomplishing on the platform...
Facebook As A Mobile Platform: 60 Million Mobile Users Visit Third-Party Apps Each Month

Mobile Devs Interested in Google Over Facebook for Social Mobile Apps

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Google and Facebook are in a war for user attention on the Web. This is not just about how many eyeballs are on Google+ versus Facebook but also from an end-to-end platform perspective. That includes messaging, application deployment, social graph implementations and content discovery. Like everything else in the...
Mobile Devs Interested in Google Over Facebook for Social Mobile Apps

Amazon, eBay Among Latest To Add Pinterest Buttons

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The pinteresting of the web continues at Amazon and eBay. The massive online retailers recently added tiny Pinterest buttons to their deck of social media sharing options on product pages. And why not? With Pinterest being the fast-growing social network, these buttons give users easy ways to share while at...
Amazon, eBay Among Latest To Add Pinterest Buttons

Amazon is No. 1. Who’s next in cloud computing?

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Amazon Web Services is, by all accounts, the largest cloud service provider by far, although good luck finding third-party numbers to verify that. Amazon, like most of the big cloud providers, doesn’t disclose much about current or planned data centers. New research from Accenture analyst Huan Liu estimates that...
Amazon is No. 1. Who’s next in cloud computing?

Researcher uses NFC to attack Android, Nokia smartphones

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Expert finds flaws in NFC implementations in Android and Nokia that could be used to compromise smartphones. [Read more]...
Researcher uses NFC to attack Android, Nokia smartphones
Survey: iOS beating Android for business apps, creating opportunity for Windows 8
This Fanless Heatsink Is The Next Generation In CPU Cooling

Abobe pulls support for Flash Player on Android 4.1, limits new Google Play installations from August 15

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If you were hoping to run a nice new version of Flash Player on your new Nexus 7 or future Jelly Bean device, Adobe has some bad news for you. Not only has said it won’t support Flash on Android 4.1 at launch, it has ceased development on the platform...
Abobe pulls support for Flash Player on Android 4.1, limits new Google Play installations from August 15
Sprint LTE previewed: faster than HSPA+, slower than Verizon and AT&T LTE

Microsoft talks touch hardware in Windows 8

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Touch screens are not all the same. Even screens that use the same technology (capacitive, resistive, or optical) will show different behavior depending on the controllers used and other details. Windows 8 will have to cope with a wide range of touch implementations, and the Building Windows 8 blog...
Microsoft talks touch hardware in Windows 8

Atlantis sucks the storage cost out of enterprise apps

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Atlantis Computing CEO Bernard Harguindeguy Atlantis Technology thinks that as cheap as storage has become, it’s still too expensive. Its goal is to suck as much of that cost out of your IT infrastructure as possible. First it offered  software that CEO Bernard Harguindeguy says cuts the storage requirement for...
Atlantis sucks the storage cost out of enterprise apps
Apple Makes 500k Jobs? Cloud Services Could Help Make 14 Million, With Half In China And India
Intel claims Android is not ready for multi-core processors
BitTorrent inventor’s new p2p tech could ‘kill off television’

Hey, Enterprise Startups, You Should Move To New York

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I recently read the article “17 Enterprise Startups to Bet Your Career On” in Business Insider.    As a longtime enterprise investor, I was happy to see more attention being paid to this major area of venture, but a little disappointed in one dimension of the article.   For the...
Hey, Enterprise Startups, You Should Move To New York

Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

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Canonical plans to turn future Android phones into Ubuntu desktops, which could eliminate the need to carry a laptop. The company announced the news on Tuesday and will be demonstrating the solution later this month at the Mobile World Congress event. The idea of using a docked phone as a...
Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

Adobe says no Flash Player for Android 4.1, plans to withdraw app on Aug. 15

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There will be no certified implementations of Adobe Systems' Flash Player for Android 4.1, and on Aug. 15 the player will take a bow and no longer be available for download from Google's app store Play, Adobe said in blog post on Thursday....
Adobe says no Flash Player for Android 4.1, plans to withdraw app on Aug. 15

Microsoft Nails Down Windows End-Of-Life Dates

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Still using Windows Vista? XP? Why? Well, whatever the reason, Microsoft has clarified some of their end-of-life dates for older versions of Windows, including XP. This is mostly about support on the business side but it could be useful if you’ve got an old machine that’s acting up (or you...
Microsoft Nails Down Windows End-Of-Life Dates

Why Companies Should Jump On The Cloud Bandwagon Right Now

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We've seen how personal cloud services like Dropbox, Google Drive and iCloud have made our lives easier, and now the cloud trend is taking on the workplace. Implementing a cloud structure in companies will be a dramatic change for the office -- similar to the changes brought about by broadband...
Why Companies Should Jump On The Cloud Bandwagon Right Now

Sponsor post: Do you need an FBI hostage negotiator to architect storage for server/client virtualization?

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Not only does virtualization help you reduce the capital and operating expenses for IT assets but it also offers an immediate ROI — increased utilization, up to 75 percent. The freedom to spin up or move virtual machines (VMs) quickly and easily calls for a storage layer that is tightly...
Sponsor post: Do you need an FBI hostage negotiator to architect storage for server/client virtualization?

Samsung wants to put roughly 700 questions before the jury -- Apple: only 49

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Late on Wednesday, Apple and Samsung filed, with a view to the trial that is scheduled to start on July 30, their proposed jury verdict forms and the questions that jurors will be asked when they are selected from the "venire" (persons that have jury duty). The parties' proposals could hardly...
Samsung wants to put roughly 700 questions before the jury -- Apple: only 49

Orange France begins nationwide NFC SIM rollout in the name of 'Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité'

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NFC's potential uses are numerous -- contactless mobile payments, automated actions and content sharing to name a few -- but aside from its scattered inclusion in a limited number of handsets in the US and overseas, we've yet to see it truly take off. Cue Orange France. The wireless...
Orange France begins nationwide NFC SIM rollout in the name of 'Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité'

Apple Patent Application Reveals Integrated Charging Contacts in iPod Nano Clip

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A newly-published Apple patent application (via AppleInsider) reveals Apple's interest in exploring the use of the iPod nano's clip as a charging and docking mechanism, a move that would eliminate the need for a dedicated docking port on the bottom edge of the device as found in the current design....
Apple Patent Application Reveals Integrated Charging Contacts in iPod Nano Clip
Netflix already in talks with cable companies, could be integrated this year: Reuters

Amazon completes Kiva deal, welcomes its new warehouse robot overlords

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A Kiva robot in action Amazon today finished its $775 million purchase of Kiva Systems, the Massachusetts-based maker of automation technology for fulfillment centers — better known as warehouse robots. The company disclosed the completion of the deal in a (very) brief regulatory filing. Amazon had announced the acquisition agreement in March....
Amazon completes Kiva deal, welcomes its new warehouse robot overlords
Apple’s iPhone 4S cleared of infringement claims in the Netherlands

Samsung 3G case vs. Apple labeled 'ridiculous' by Judge

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Australian Federal Court Justice Annabelle Bennett has labeled the case brought before the court by Samsung against Apple over 3G patents as "ridiculous," reports Bloomberg. Samsung is countersuing Apple in Australia in response to Apple's assertions that Samsung has copied its hardware and software designs and implementations. According to Bennett,...
Samsung 3G case vs. Apple labeled 'ridiculous' by Judge

Intel, Qualcomm give Apple 3G code to fend off Samsung

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Apple received important ammunition on Thursday in its defense against Samsung's Australian lawsuit over the iPhone. Both Infineon's owner Intel as well as Qualcomm have both provided source code for their 3G implementations. Apple hopes to show that it's not violating Samsung's 3G patents and will likely try to argue...
Intel, Qualcomm give Apple 3G code to fend off Samsung

HTC denies accusations of breaking Apple patents

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Lawyers for HTC today defended the company in a London courtroom, insisting it isn't violating Apple patents, Bloomberg reports. At stake are four patents, covering multi-touch, slide-to-unlock, zooming and scrolling for photos, and the use of different character sets for text messages. "We are dealing with extremely simple implementations of...
HTC denies accusations of breaking Apple patents
Why one company is making all its employees learn how to code
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