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BBC targets emerging markets with World Service news apps for Nokia Series 40 devices, in 11 languages

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Concentrating on expanding its World Service news content to more people across the globe, the BBC has launched a series of new apps tailored for Nokia’s Series 40 devices, allowing mobile owners to receive news updates in 11 different languages. The new apps extend the BBC’s existing websites, delivering content...
BBC targets emerging markets with World Service news apps for Nokia Series 40 devices, in 11 languages

App Map for iOS now lets you see what apps your friends use, as well as people around you

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I’ve been meaning to talk about App Map for iOS for a while now. It’s a clever app that lets you see the apps that other people around you are using, as well as check them out and install them. It’s a clever kind of app discovery that I don’t...
App Map for iOS now lets you see what apps your friends use, as well as people around you

T-Mobile to send carrier update on April 5 giving unlocked iPhones LTE and visual voicemail

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T-Mobile is reportedly going to be sending out carrier updates to its customers on April 5 whereby it will enable LTE and Visual Voicemail to their unlocked iPhones. The release of this update will come days before the carrier network will be launching its no-contract, LTE-enabled iPhone 5. As first...
T-Mobile to send carrier update on April 5 giving unlocked iPhones LTE and visual voicemail

Verizon FiOS subscribers can now watch on-demand movies and 75 channels on their LG Smart TV

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LG has announced that Smart TVs from its 2012 series can now work as alternative set-top boxes, offering Verizon FiOS’s subscribers 75 TV channels and the movie-on-demand service Flex View. The announcement comes almost three months after Verizon introduced a similar app for the Smart TV platform of another major...
Verizon FiOS subscribers can now watch on-demand movies and 75 channels on their LG Smart TV

Startup Safary offers guided tours of Europe's startup cities

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As Europe’s startup communities grow and evolve, all sorts of activities are springing up around them, from StartupBus Europe to European Commission interest – but guided city tours? That’s a new one. Startup Safary sees 20 entrepreneurs taken on a trip to visit successful tech companies in a particular city....
Startup Safary offers guided tours of Europe's startup cities

Treehouse isn't just about learning to code: launches WordPress guides for the blog-curious

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Treehouse, the video-focused tech education hub which recently launched Android and iOS courses, isn’t only about learning how to code. In fact, the startup’s reach already expands beyond programming and into design and business. Now, it appears that training sites like Linda are about to get a new challenger, because Treehouse...
Treehouse isn't just about learning to code: launches WordPress guides for the blog-curious

'Social fingerprint' startup Trustev secures $300,000 to tackle online retail fraud

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Trustev, a startup that offers ‘social fingerprinting’ technology to help tackle ecommerce fraud, has announced a $300,000 angel funding round. The Cork, Ireland-based company uses social data from services like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to provide a layer of verification that a customer is who they say they are. Online...
'Social fingerprint' startup Trustev secures $300,000 to tackle online retail fraud

Here Are the Winners for NYC's Gap App Challenge

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(Photo: Peter Macdiarmid, Getty) Earlier this year Mayor Bloomberg and the New York Department of Education teamed up to create the Gap App Challenge, an initiative aimed to bridge the gap in math performance among middle school students. They challenged app creators to compete for a $15,000 top prize, which...
Here Are the Winners for NYC's Gap App Challenge

HMV staff hijack company Twitter account to live-tweet the sacking of 60 employees

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At least one former employee at HMV managed to hijack the company’s official Twitter account earlier today to live tweet his or her thoughts about the struggling entertainment retailer, after being fired along with at least 60 other members of staff. Most of those tweets have since been deleted by...
HMV staff hijack company Twitter account to live-tweet the sacking of 60 employees

Sky's Android apps return to the Google Play store less than a week after being hacked

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British broadcaster Sky, synonymous for its wide-ranging sports coverage and news service, scored an own goal last week when it was forced to remove its Android apps from Google Play on account of them being compromised. Now, less than a week later, the apps are back in the store as...
Sky's Android apps return to the Google Play store less than a week after being hacked

Tech Today: Blogosphere Takes on Twitter Censorship

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Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images A shop in Tahrir Square is spray painted with the word Twitter after the government shut off internet access on February 4, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Reactions to Twitter Censorship Announcement: Twitter’s announced yesterday that it now has the ability to censor content on a country-by-country...
Tech Today: Blogosphere Takes on Twitter Censorship

Google Maps SDK for iOS 1.1 gains support for ground overlays, gesture control, keys now open to all developers

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The Google Maps SDK for iOS has received a nice little update today, adding support for ground overlays for maps, gesture controls and geodesic polylines, whatever those are. Just kidding, it’s those lines you see in the Indiana Jones movies that show the heroes traveling from one place to another. The updated...
Google Maps SDK for iOS 1.1 gains support for ground overlays, gesture control, keys now open to all developers
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