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YouTube Expands Translation Tools For Video Captions To 300+ Languages

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YouTube just announced that it is now making it easier for video creators to translate their video captions to more than 300 languages by integrating the YouTube Video Manager with the Google Translator Toolkit. It’s important to note that these are not the automatic caption translations that YouTube currently makes...
YouTube Expands Translation Tools For Video Captions To 300+ Languages
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Hillary Clinton, Jeff Bezos to announce Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative next Wednesday

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will announce the global launch of the Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative on Wednesday, June 20 at a press conference in Washington, D.C. Described as a “public-private partnership with Amazon and the U.S. government,” the program is designed to create “a...
Hillary Clinton, Jeff Bezos to announce Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative next Wednesday

Japanese translation service Gengo gets $12M from Intel Capital

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Gengo, a Tokyo-based startup specializing in people-powered translation, has just taken its second round of institutional funding. The deal, which totals $12 million, was led by Intel Capital with participation from previous investor Atomico as well as new investors Iris Capital, Infocomm (Singapore), NTT-IP (Japan), and STCV (Saudi Arabia)....
Japanese translation service Gengo gets $12M from Intel Capital

Kindle event postponed: Bezos and Clinton’s worlds to collide at date TBD

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Well, it looks like, we’re going to have to wait a little bit before we get to hear from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Last week, it came to light that the two dignitaries were set to jointly announce the “Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative” on June 20...
Kindle event postponed: Bezos and Clinton’s worlds to collide at date TBD
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Samsung Galaxy Note II confirmed, but not for the US

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The Galaxy Note II smartphone measures 3.17" x 0.37" x 59.5" and weighs 0.40 lb. Samsung Samsung's latest, biggest, most stylus-using phone, the Galaxy Note II, was officially unveiled today during the company's press conference at IFA 2012 in Germany. However, the version announced today is for international audiences...
Samsung Galaxy Note II confirmed, but not for the US
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In self-publishing push, Amazon expands Kindle Owners' Lending Library to Europe

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Amazon is expanding the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library, which allows Prime members who own a Kindle device to borrow one ebook a month for free, to the United Kingdom, Germany and France later this month. Amazon launched KOLL in the United States last November with a library of about 5,000 traditionally...
In self-publishing push, Amazon expands Kindle Owners' Lending Library to Europe

If Facebook's Not Buying WhatsApp, It Sure Seems Like It's Building It

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So we hear rumors Facebook’s looking into buying messaging app WhatsApp. We do a post on it, writing simply that we are hearing those rumors and that Facebook might be interested in acquiring the startup. We have no idea when this discussion happened, or any other details, but find the...
If Facebook's Not Buying WhatsApp, It Sure Seems Like It's Building It

Google re-enables YouTube uploads in Korea, following a 3 year block

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Google has announced the long-anticipated re-enabling of YouTube Uploads in South Korea more than three years after local regulation forced the restriction. Last month Korea abolished laws that prevented Internet users posting comment anonymously, and those rules affected all domestic Web services with 100,000 daily visitors or more. YouTube, and 150...
Google re-enables YouTube uploads in Korea, following a 3 year block

Live from Google I/O 2013

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Today Inside Mobile Apps is reporting live from Google’s sixth annual I/O keynote in San Francisco. Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome, and Apps, opened the keynote by revealing that the Android ecosystem has grown to 900 billion activations in 2013, up from 100 million activations in 2011...
Live from Google I/O 2013

Hulu brings Saturday Night Live to Japan hours after US broadcast

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Here’s one way to cut down on international TV show piracy: Hulu Japan will begin showing new episodes of NBC’s Saturday Night Live just hours after the show airs on U.S. television. Hulu announced the deal on its Japanese blog Tuesday, adding one other interesting detail: “Each SNL episode will...
Hulu brings Saturday Night Live to Japan hours after US broadcast

Crickler provides a new take on crosswords

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Crickler is a new iOS word puzzle game from PlayScreen. It’s available now as a free-to-play download from the App Store, supported through in-app purchases. A “Crickler” puzzle is similar to a crossword, but instead of taking place on a grid, players simply answer clues one at a time. Certain...
Crickler provides a new take on crosswords

Gree Sharpens International Ambitions, Now Supports 12 More Languages On Its Mobile Gaming Platform

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The Japanese mobile gaming company GREE continues to build up its international profile, after a year that has taken it outside of its home market in Japan to build up its profile in the U.S. with acquisitions and more. Today, the company announced that it would support 12 more languages...
Gree Sharpens International Ambitions, Now Supports 12 More Languages On Its Mobile Gaming Platform

Gameloft’s earnings rise 17% to $217 million in 2011

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Gameloft reports a 17 percent year-on-year increase in total sales for 2011 to €164.4 million ($217 million). The French mobile developer attributes the growth largely to smartphones, tablets and international audiences. Between Jan. 1 2011 and Dec. 31, 2011, the company generated a record operating income of €21.1 million ($27.8 million), up...
Gameloft’s earnings rise 17% to $217 million in 2011

Japan's DeNA releases exclusive Transformers game, as it sharpens its international appeal

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Japanese mobile gaming giant DeNA has unveiled its most international title to date — exclusive Transformers title, Transformers Legends – as its CEO claims that the firm is “on track” for profitability in the next quarter. The company, which posted record quarterly revenues of $627 million last month, agreed to a deal with...
Japan's DeNA releases exclusive Transformers game, as it sharpens its international appeal
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Jeff Bezos and Hillary Clinton, together at last to announce Kindle deal next week

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Who would have ever guessed we’d see these two people on stage together? Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will announce the global launch of the “Kindle Mobile Learning Initiative” on June 20 in Washington, D.C., the U.S. State Department said today. This initiative “will create...
Jeff Bezos and Hillary Clinton, together at last to announce Kindle deal next week

BoxTV comes out of beta aiming to dominate India and become the world's 'Netflix for Bollywood'

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Times Internet, India’s top Web content firm, has continued its push to provide a range of top Internet services after BoxTV — its video streaming service — came out of beta and opened its doors to the public today. These are busy and exciting days at Times Internet, where —...
BoxTV comes out of beta aiming to dominate India and become the world's 'Netflix for Bollywood'

Focus@Will: The music-streaming service that wants to help you concentrate

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There’s already a tonne of music apps out there, not to mention a veritable van-load of productivity apps too. What do you get when you throw these two concepts together? Focus@Will. Focus@Will is currently only available in the US for its “open” beta phase, though there are plans to open...
Focus@Will: The music-streaming service that wants to help you concentrate
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