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(u) iOS 6 version of Google Maps released

www.electronista.com
(Updated to reflect actual release information) Just after 11PM Eastern Standard Time, Google released an iOS implementation of Google Maps. The new app reinstates Google Maps to the iOS, purged in the migration to iOS 6. Google's new Maps application (free) implements Google local search, voice guided turn-by-turn navigation, public...
(u) iOS 6 version of Google Maps released

Apple sued for iPad 'planned obsolescence' in Brazil

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MacMagazine.com.br has reported that the Brazilian Institute of Politics and Law Software (IBDI) has sued Apple, claiming that Apple has introduced planed obsolescence and implements unfair business practices in regards to the iPhone 4. According to the suit, Apple could have implemented all of the features in the third-generation iPad,...
Apple sued for iPad 'planned obsolescence' in Brazil
One designer's quest to make a better Netflix iPad app

Exclusive: Microsoft account to get two-factor authentication soon

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Last month we exclusively reported one of the new security features coming to Microsoft account – enhanced account aliases, aimed to replace the account renaming feature currently in place. Whilst Microsoft has recently silently switched back on the account renaming feature, the new account aliases feature has yet to make...
Exclusive: Microsoft account to get two-factor authentication soon

TomTom updates iOS apps with social networking functions

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GPS maker TomTom has released an updated edition of its flagship iOS app. Version 1.10 implements several promised social networking features, most notably Facebook integration. Users can choose to navigate to places and events listed on the website, and optionally share destinations and arrival times with others.......
TomTom updates iOS apps with social networking functions

Facebook Implements Insider-Trading Policy

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Facebook has prohibited its employees from selling their shares to other investors, its latest attempt to clamp down on the selling of its stock on secondary markets. The company announced the new policy last week, say people familiar with the matter. The policy says employees who sell their shares could...
Facebook Implements Insider-Trading Policy

Facebook moves away from Credits, implements subscriptions

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Facebook is giving up on its Credits system and moving to local currencies, the social network has announced. The change is an effort to make payments simpler for end users. The company is moreover adding the ability for Facebook apps to start charging for subscriptions, beginning later in the summer....
Facebook moves away from Credits, implements subscriptions

Clearwire May Dump WiMAX

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Clearwire said today it’s changed the terms of an agreement it had with Intel, one of its largest investors, that could lead the way for Clearwire to dump WiMAX and switch to LTE. On its first-quarter financial results call today, an executive with Clearwire said the new terms allow...
Clearwire May Dump WiMAX

Google Music users granted de-authentication reprieve as company retools activation system

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Google Music users learned of a frightful new policy this morning that dictates a user may de-authorize only four devices in a year, out of ten total activations. While the policy is likely to go unnoticed by the majority of consumers, it instantly created a great pain for those...
Google Music users granted de-authentication reprieve as company retools activation system

China social network Weibo implements user code of conduct

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China's biggest microblogging service, the Twitter-like Weibo, has mandated a new "user's code of conduct" for its estimated 300 million members. The new rules on user interactions restrict the type of messages that can be posted compared to previous guidelines. Prohibitions include revealing national secrets, threatening China's honor, promotions of...
China social network Weibo implements user code of conduct

Victorinox rolls out Jetsetter Swiss Army USB drives

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Victorinox Swiss Army added a new line of portable USB drives aimed at increasing the overall usability of thumb drives. The new Jetsetter line of USB drives packs flight-friendly Swiss Army implements into a detachable USB flash drive form factor along with security software specific to Macs. The Jetsetter line...
Victorinox rolls out Jetsetter Swiss Army USB drives

Google's Eric Schmidt says Google Now for iOS approval is in Apple's court

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This morning Google chairman Eric Schmidt was speaking at the company’s Big Tent Summit in India, and on top of claiming there are no immediate plans to merge Chrome and Android, the executive also discussed the possibility of Google Now coming to iOS devices. It appears Google is in...
Google's Eric Schmidt says Google Now for iOS approval is in Apple's court

Box releases its new API, sees 129% growth in third-party developer usage, 140% more API calls in 2012

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Cloud-based content storage service Box has announced the general availability of its Box v2 API that it says represents a “major step forward.” In addition to the new features it comes with, the company also saw a significant increase in its API usage. Last April, Box began beta testing its...
Box releases its new API, sees 129% growth in third-party developer usage, 140% more API calls in 2012

Dutch court rules that Samsung didn't infringe on Apple multi-touch patent

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Once again, a decision has been made on an Apple versus Samsung patent dispute. This time, it's a Dutch court in the Hague, ruling that Samsung does not infringe on a Cupertino patent relating to certain multi-touch commands that the Korean firm implements in some of its Galaxy phones...
Dutch court rules that Samsung didn't infringe on Apple multi-touch patent
Google implements lists for health-related searches, aims to help Googlers explore symptoms

Microsoft-Motorola FRAND dispute is also relevant to standards-implementing startups

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Today's the first day of the Microsoft v. Motorola Mobility FRAND rate-setting trial in the Western District of Washington. Motorola Mobility is a wholly-owned Google subsidiary. Its patent litigations are micromanaged by Google's legal department.Any trial at which two companies of the Microsoft and Google kind clash is important in...
Microsoft-Motorola FRAND dispute is also relevant to standards-implementing startups

MOTO touchscreen comparison recruits robotic implements for heightened precision (video)

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MOTO touchscreen comparison recruits robotic implements for heightened precision (video)

Amazon patents 'gravity-based' links for web and devices

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Amazon has been granted a patent on a “gravity-based link assist” system — a method of pulling a user’s on-screen pointer toward a link or clickable object when it travels within a “gravitational field” on the page. The idea is to make pages easier to navigate, but as Wired News points...
Amazon patents 'gravity-based' links for web and devices

BigCommerce Turns To Facebook To Socialize Online Storefronts

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Online storefronts for retail goods are popping up all over Facebook, with the social network fast becoming a virtual shopping mall. We recently wrote about Payvment, a startup that implements PayPal’s Adaptive Payments API to let anyone set up a retail storefront on Facebook. Today, BigCommerce, a company that...
BigCommerce Turns To Facebook To Socialize Online Storefronts
Tempo for iPhone follows Mailbox's lead, implements reservation system to handle 'continued demand'

Twitter implements DMARC standard to fight phishing

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Twitter has implemented DMARC, a standard for preventing email spoofing, in order to make it harder for attackers to send phishing emails that appear to come from twitter.com addresses. Twitter users are constantly targeted in phishing attacks that try to pass rogue emails as official communications from the company....
Twitter implements DMARC standard to fight phishing

Three Things the Amish Taught Me About Money

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Yesterday, a couple of readers pointed me to a CNN Money article about why Amish businesses don’t fail. Good timing, because today’s guest post is from the author profiled in that piece. This is a guest post from Erik Wesner, who researched the Amish for his new book Success Made...
Three Things the Amish Taught Me About Money

Google letter to standards bodies indicates no improvement whatsoever over Motorola's FRAND litigation tactics

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[DEVELOPING STORY -- still adding detail]I have just obtained a copy of Google's letter to the IEEE, one of the standard-setting organizations to which Google wrote a letter today as it previously announced. You can find it further below. Let me provide some comments beforehand, and then I'll add more...
Google letter to standards bodies indicates no improvement whatsoever over Motorola's FRAND litigation tactics

Using Kinect to turn any surface into a multi-user, multi-finger touchscreen

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With the aid of Microsoft’s much-loved Kinect sensor, engineers at Purdue University have created a system that can turn any surface — flat or otherwise — into a multi-user, multi-finger touchscreen.The setup is disgustingly simple: You point the Kinect at some kind of surface, plug it into a computer, and...
Using Kinect to turn any surface into a multi-user, multi-finger touchscreen
How Google is setting the new search standard with voice and knowledge graph
Yelp implements consumer alert system to combat fake, paid reviews

Inside iOS 7: iBeacons enhance apps' location awareness via Bluetooth LE

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Apple's new iBeacons feature for iOS 7 implements a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) profile for micro-location, enabling a series of new geofencing capabilities for app developers.    ...
Inside iOS 7: iBeacons enhance apps' location awareness via Bluetooth LE

Pi MusicBox weds Spotify and Raspberry Pi, plays your favorite tunes

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Do you listen to Spotify? Do you have a Raspberry Pi? Well, Pi MusicBox might just be the thing for you. It's a bootable Debian image for RaspBerry Pi that implements Modipy, a music server which enables playback from local storage, Spotify streaming and remote-control from any MPD (Music...
Pi MusicBox weds Spotify and Raspberry Pi, plays your favorite tunes

Twitter to Launch Ad Platform Soon

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Twitter will roll out an official advertising platform, likely within the next month or so, one of the company’s executives told an advertising-industry conference, according to a report in Media Post. Anamitra Banerji, head of product management and monetization at Twitter, apparently made the comment in response to a...
Twitter to Launch Ad Platform Soon

Apple implements 'Answers from the Community' in the Apple Store

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In an apparent effort to bring customers into its Community discussion forums for support, Apple has extended its forums to the product pages on its Web site. [Read more]...
Apple implements 'Answers from the Community' in the Apple Store
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?