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ChangeWave: iPhone 5 selling at record rates based on buying intention; consumers don't have a problem with Apple Maps

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A new survey published today by 451 Research/ChangeWave Research revealed that the iPhone 5 is set to sell at a “record” pace based on buying intention, not actual purchases. The September survey asked 4,270 North American consumers how likely they were to buy an iPhone 5 in the future. Results...
ChangeWave: iPhone 5 selling at record rates based on buying intention; consumers don't have a problem with Apple Maps

"Shadier Than Ever"

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"Shadier Than Ever": Nilay Patel of The Verge (once again) brings up a few good points about the Instagram TOS fiasco. As he points out, the new TOS was actually worded much better than the old one. But the tech press blew it and caused a panic over basically nothing....
"Shadier Than Ever"

More Papers Put Faith In Daily Deals And Tablet Payments As Profit Shrinks

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Some low-hanging fruit in newspapers’ shrivelling orchard - Trinity Mirror (LSE: TNI) says it is investing in a Groupon (NSDQ: GRPN) copycat and is repeating its earlier-stated intention to launch paid tablet editions, as it seeks to turn around shrinking profit. Newspapers were later than the daily deals sites...
More Papers Put Faith In Daily Deals And Tablet Payments As Profit Shrinks

Latest Facebook feature more than triples organ donation registration with the NHS

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Facebook launched its ‘Life saving‘ feature just yesterday where users can update their intention to donate organs. There will be critics who say that this is attention seeking for donors or that slacktivism will mean that people don’t actually do as they pledge on social networks. But the figures are...
Latest Facebook feature more than triples organ donation registration with the NHS

Time Warner Cable to Sell Its Clearwire Stake

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Time Warner Cable Inc. is planning to sell its entire 7.8 percent stake in struggling mobile-broadband provider Clearwire Corp. The cable company notified other major Clearwire investors, which have an option to buy part or all of the stake, of the move and disclosed its intention in a regulatory filing...
Time Warner Cable to Sell Its Clearwire Stake
Coders win hackathon with virtual pet fitness app

BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

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Staying true to its word, the BBC has pushed ahead with its intention to overhaul its BBC iPlayer apps to feature its new Media Player technology, updating its Android iPlayer app to utilise the Adobe Air-powered platform but also rolling out complete support for devices running Google’s Jelly Bean (Android...
BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

Journey: A hauntingly beautiful art house film disguised as a game

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Full disclosure: I fell asleep about a half hour into my first attempt to play Journey, the latest experience from Flower creators thatgamecompany. I'm not entirely sure this wasn't the intended effect of the endless stretches of lonely desert sands and dirge-like music that characterize the beginning of the...
Journey: A hauntingly beautiful art house film disguised as a game

Following Rumours Of DoCoMo Tie-Up, Samsung Confirms It Will Launch Tizen-Based Devices This Year

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At the end of last month we reported rumours that Samsung was planning to develop Tizen-based phones, in partnership with Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo. Now Samsung has confirmed its intention to build hardware for the Intel-backed Linux-based Tizen platform. In an emailed statement to BloombergBusinessweek, Samsung said: ”We plan to release new, competitive...
Following Rumours Of DoCoMo Tie-Up, Samsung Confirms It Will Launch Tizen-Based Devices This Year

SecureUDID Is An Open Source Solution To The Apple UDID Problem

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As we reported this weekend, Apple has started ramping up its efforts to deprecate the UDID – the unique identifier that ties a user to a specific device, like an iPhone or iPad. The company originally announced its intentions to phase out the UDID’s use more than six months ago, with...
SecureUDID Is An Open Source Solution To The Apple UDID Problem

Instagram changes course and reverts to original terms of service for advertising

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Instagram further clarified its terms of service Thursday afternoon, noting that it would be entirely reverting to its old terms of service language that’s been active since 2010 in regards to advertising and scrapping the updated terms released earlier this week that caused so much concern among users. However, the company...
Instagram changes course and reverts to original terms of service for advertising

Hukkster Is Prepping Next Generation Of Price-Watching Mobile App For September Launch

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Launched just last year, Hukkster is a platform that lets you tag items online, and then alerts you when those items go on sale or get attached to a coupon code. Hukkster makes money on a commission basis from retailers each time a transaction is facilitated by the platform,...
Hukkster Is Prepping Next Generation Of Price-Watching Mobile App For September Launch

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?
Facebook logins still in limbo: Congress doesn't help FCC protect online privacy

Patent Trolls Like Yahoo Will Ruin Silicon Valley, Says Yammer CEO

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Yammer CEO David Sacks is really angry about Yahoo's patent suit against Facebook. Yesterday, he tweeted "Yammer will never hire another former Yahoo employee who doesn't leave in the next 60 days." We caught up with Sacks today to see if he was serious. He told us that he...
Patent Trolls Like Yahoo Will Ruin Silicon Valley, Says Yammer CEO

Verizon will support Mobile Hotspot on the new iPad, AT&T still working on it

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It's no secret that the new iPad will offer the ability to share a data connection with other devices through a mobile hotspot, but the feature doesn't do any good if your wireless network doesn't offer it. Representatives from Verizon and AT&T sent tweets this morning that raised more...
Verizon will support Mobile Hotspot on the new iPad, AT&T still working on it

Samsung sold a record 12.5 million smartphones in China during Q1 2013: Strategy Analytics

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Samsung topped China’s smartphone sales for the first time last year, and the Korean firm has taken that momentum into this year, after selling a record 12.5 million smartphones in China during Q1 2013, according to Strategy Analytics. The research firm’s latest figures are reported by the Korea Herald (via Sammy...
Samsung sold a record 12.5 million smartphones in China during Q1 2013: Strategy Analytics

Valve is "jumping in" to the computer hardware market

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Valve Software has just revealed a bit more about its apparent intention to jump from gaming software to computer hardware: a job posting for an industrial designer noticed by CVG states that the company is "frustrated by the lack of innovation in the computer hardware space" and that Valve is...
Valve is "jumping in" to the computer hardware market
T-Mobile CMO would like to abolish phone subsidies, but won't actually do it
Can we breed the farts out of cows?

Ex-Windows Phone vet Charlie Kindel has landed at Amazon to work on 'something secret'

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Charlie Kindel, an ex-Windows Phone boss, has found a new home at Amazon. All he has stated publicly about the matter is that his current project is “something secret,” and that he is “hiring cloud and mobile developers and testers, program managers, and product managers.” GeekWire, who brought the news to...
Ex-Windows Phone vet Charlie Kindel has landed at Amazon to work on 'something secret'
Samsung bashes jury foreman in Apple case, wants new trial

Million dollar scheme launches to boost the Palestinian startup community

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United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine Refugees and Silatech have announced a partnership in a project aiming to empower Palestinian entrepreneurs. Teaming up with Silatech, a Qatar-based program which promotes entrepreneurship in the region, UNRWA is reaching out to young Palestinian entrepreneurs with a startup loan project. Palestinian...
Million dollar scheme launches to boost the Palestinian startup community
Apple stops selling Mac Pro in EU ahead of March 1 deadline
Hacked Bitcoin exchange BitFloor back online, founder promises to repay stolen funds

Chinese mobile ad platform Adwo grabs $12m in series B funding, led by Translink and Japan’s Vangoo

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Adwo, one of China’s most widespread mobile-based advertising platforms, has just announced it has closed $12 million in series B funding, led by Silicon Valley-based Translink Capital and Japan’s Vangoo Investment Partners. The company says that the new investment will be used to expand its operations and, according to Technode,...
Chinese mobile ad platform Adwo grabs $12m in series B funding, led by Translink and Japan’s Vangoo
Store Combats Showrooming With $5 'Just Looking' Fee

Even More Raspberry Pi Now Made In The U.K. As Largest Distributor Of $25 Microcomputer Shifts All Production To Wales

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The Raspberry Pi affordable microcomputer is now almost entirely made in the U.K., after Premier Farnell/element 14 — the largest of the Pi Foundation‘s distributors — announced it has shifted all its production to Sony’s Pencoed factory in Wales. The company inked a multi-million pound contract with Sony to manufacture Pis last fall but...
Even More Raspberry Pi Now Made In The U.K. As Largest Distributor Of $25 Microcomputer Shifts All Production To Wales

Nokia Xpress Now is a Web app that curates and serves popular content to Asha phones

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Nokia has continued its strategy to expand the user experience for its Asha range after it announced Nokia Xpress Now, a new ‘smart’ app that curates content and websites for users based on what other Asha owners are like and read. The Web app — spotted by Engadget — is in...
Nokia Xpress Now is a Web app that curates and serves popular content to Asha phones

Summly's teenaged founder says he wants to help make Yahoo great again

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Nick D’Aloisio just agreed to sell his mobile news-reading startup Summly to Yahoo for a rumored $30 million — which wouldn’t be that unusual, except for the fact that D’Aloisio is 17 years old. But while many seem to be assuming the young entrepreneur will take his windfall and flee...
Summly's teenaged founder says he wants to help make Yahoo great again
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