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Fandium raises $1.25 million for sports app that blends storytelling with betting

Latest BuzzFeed Listicle Contributor: President Obama

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Our presidential candidates are fond of numbering their points during debates--they sound like talking listicles. But the Obama campaign is the first to place one of those listicle-style presentations in its native environment: BuzzFeed. Meet BuzzFeed's first paid political content: "4 Ways President Obama Will Strengthen The Middle Class." It...
Latest BuzzFeed Listicle Contributor: President Obama

As China grows in purchasing power, the Western dominance of consumer electronics fades

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China is growing in importance in the tech industry. The Chinese have been dominant for years in regard to manufacturing, and we’ve discussed their monopoly on certain vital elements for electronics production before. Now, they are becoming increasingly more dominant as a purchasing power of technology.It’s recently come to light...
As China grows in purchasing power, the Western dominance of consumer electronics fades

Samsung Galaxy S 4 hits the FCC in MetroPCS and Sprint forms

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Get ready for a small deluge of Galaxy S 4 filings at the FCC in the near future. Just a couple of weeks after Samsung's flagship hit the US agency in its international guise, we're now seeing the first US editions of the smartphone receive approval, starting with both...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 hits the FCC in MetroPCS and Sprint forms
Amazon App Store goes to China
Chinese Case Maker Reveals Potential iPhone 5 Design

Google Places for iOS becomes Google+ Local, adds voice search in the process

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It was only a matter of time before Google+ Local started spreading to the mobile space, and iOS looks to be its first landing spot through a rebadge of the Google Places app. Apart from achieving harmony with Google's rapidly swelling social universe and letting us check Zagat ratings...
Google Places for iOS becomes Google+ Local, adds voice search in the process

Inside Pinterest's Frightening Pro-Anorexia 'Thinspo' Cult

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Pinterest, social media's newest darling, has had a meteoric rise. But with a 52 percent traffic growth between January and February, it was only a matter of time before some of Pinterest's 17.8 million unique visitors uncovered a dark side. Hidden among the digital scrapbooks dedicated to recipes, fashion...
Inside Pinterest's Frightening Pro-Anorexia 'Thinspo' Cult

LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

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Online movie rental service LoveFilm announced that it has 2m members back in January, on the same day Netflix launched in the UK to challenge the Amazon-owned DVD and movie-streaming service. Whilst it had significant traction in the UK prior to Netflix, it’s easy to forget that LoveFilm isn’t a...
LoveFilm brings BBC video-on-demand content to Germany

This dedicated developer has taken to Kickstarter to fund his unofficial Spotify iPad app

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What do you do when a major music technology company releases an official version of its tablet app, when you’ve already been working hard to produce your very own unofficial version? Do you ditch your plans and start afresh on something new, or shrug your shoulders and carry on regardless?...
This dedicated developer has taken to Kickstarter to fund his unofficial Spotify iPad app

Someone's Very Good Reputation Is Going To Go Up In Flames Over This Disagreement Between Apple Experts (AAPL)

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Is there going to be an Apple TV set? Former Apple product boss and could-have-been CEO Jean-Louis Gassée could not be more firm in his answer: "I simply don't believe Apple will make, or even wants to make, a TV set." Meanwhile, Apple analyst Gene Munster just went on CNBC to say...
Someone's Very Good Reputation Is Going To Go Up In Flames Over This Disagreement Between Apple Experts (AAPL)

Twitter's API Crackdown May Be Bad For Users, Even If They Never Notice

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This week Twitter launched its new API. There are still lots of questions about what this means for developers, and what role developers have played in Twitter’s rise. But the general consensus seems to be that it doesn’t matter much for most users. Apparently most users just use Twitter’s official...
Twitter's API Crackdown May Be Bad For Users, Even If They Never Notice

DailyDirt: Zipping Around On Fewer Wheels

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Personal transportation is getting better and more convenient all the time -- just check out a bit of the history of the bicycle (or velocipedes). An early velocipede was even nicknamed the "boneshaker" for its uncomfortable ride. Here are just a few advances in the field of personal vehicles that...
DailyDirt: Zipping Around On Fewer Wheels

It's complicated: Mail.Ru Group may decide to sell its stake in Vkontakte

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In less than three weeks, Mail.Ru Group has mysteriously changed its attitude to the largest Russian social network, Vkontakte (VK) — from a desperate desire to increase its stake to considering selling the 40% it already owns. The news about Mail.Ru Group considering selling its stake in Vkontakte originated with...
It's complicated: Mail.Ru Group may decide to sell its stake in Vkontakte
HTC Confirms Jelly Bean Updates For Most One Series Smartphones

Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

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This week a lot of popular iPhone and iPad apps got huge, long-awaited updates.  We also saw the release of the excellent LinkedIn iPad app. Keep reading to see those and our other picks for the best iPhone and iPad apps of the week.LinkedIn finally has an iPad app LinkedIn...
Here Are The Best iPhone And iPad Apps You Missed This Week (AAPL)

Report: Apple Replacing Google Maps With Own Product In iOS 6

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Apple has been busy scooping up mapping companies over the past three years. So it was only a matter of time before Cupertino decided it would replace Google Maps with its own product. That’s apparently what’s going to happen when Apple releases iOS 6 later this year, according to the......
Report: Apple Replacing Google Maps With Own Product In iOS 6

IDC: Android-Crazy China Passes U.S. As Smartphone Leader, But India's Growing The Fastest

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The latest figures out from IDC confirm that this is the year that China will overtake the U.S. as the world’s biggest smartphone market, with its 25.5% share a significant lead over the U.S.’s 17.8%. The tipping point has been a long time coming: China is the world’s most-populated country,...
IDC: Android-Crazy China Passes U.S. As Smartphone Leader, But India's Growing The Fastest

No "free" ride in the e-publishing handover

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Writers need to get real as they square up to the e-revolutionIt was only a matter of time, and now it's happening. The e-revolution has already begun to inspire vigorous, thoughtful and practical suggestions about the way in which the creative community should engage with the digital transformation.Charlie Hill, who...
No "free" ride in the e-publishing handover

Here's why Bitcoin is the future of money

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Bitcoin may not last, but crypto-currency is here to stay--it's only a matter of time before a government issues a crypto-currency that replaces paper with more traceable, secure digital money. But is that a good thing? [Read more]...
Here's why Bitcoin is the future of money

Samsung Galaxy Note hitting three major carriers in Canada on February 14th

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Good news for our Canadian readers who want the Samsung Galaxy Note. Three of the country’s major carriers — including TELUS, Bell and Rogers — will offer the big smartphone/tablet device starting at mid-February, with Best Buy already taking pre-orders in its stores. In order to secure your Galaxy Note...
Samsung Galaxy Note hitting three major carriers in Canada on February 14th

New iPad May Sport 1GB Of RAM, But Apple Will Never Say So

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If you were hoping that the blitz of iPad news would end with the device’s long-awaited announcement yesterday, well, sorry. Even with Cupertino’s latest tablet waiting in the wings for a March 16 release, we’re all still speculating when it comes to some of the device’s particulars, and now the...
New iPad May Sport 1GB Of RAM, But Apple Will Never Say So

Time For Universal Data Plans?

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theodp writes "Between multiple cell phones and their add-ons, high-speed Internet connections, and digital TV subscriptions, most households are paying for data delivery at least three times over, often paying the same provider twice. It's time for a universal data plan, [Cnet columnist Molly] Wood declares: 'I want to pay...
Time For Universal Data Plans?

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean preview download is live, probably won't work on your Galaxy Nexus -- yet

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Google has opted to deliver Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as an OTA update to the ICS already on the Nexus phones and tablets it just handed everyone at I/O 2012, and there's a manual download link available too. As Android Police notes, only GSM phones running the IMM330D firmware...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean preview download is live, probably won't work on your Galaxy Nexus -- yet

Reconciling the iPad Mini with Apple's Retina obsession

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Apple created the Retina display brand as a key selling point for its leading products. Is the iPad Mini an exception? Or is it only a matter of time before it goes Retina too. [Read more]...
Reconciling the iPad Mini with Apple's Retina obsession
Inside The Totally Common Practice Of Athletes Meeting Women On Twitter

Hands-on with five antivirus apps for the Mac

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So Mac invulnerability to malware is a myth, at least according to security researchers from Kaspersky Lab. And although such a blunt statement may be a blow to the ego of some Mac users, it remains true. Security researchers from all walks have long argued that it was only a...
Hands-on with five antivirus apps for the Mac

Sony reveals Japan prices for Windows 8 VAIO machines

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With Windows 8 finally launching this month, it's only a matter of time before the web is flooded with prices of upcoming PCs, the first among which this month hail from Sony VAIO's Japan branch. Starting with the Duo 11 slider PC, it's expected to go for about ¥150,000...
Sony reveals Japan prices for Windows 8 VAIO machines
'Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time' launching in July

ASUS finally kills its Eee PC netbooks as demand for tablets grows

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It was only a matter of time before tablets replaced the underpowered netbooks that were all the rage back in 2007. And after five years of badging every one of its Intel Atom-powered PCs with the Eee moniker, ASUS (2357) is calling it quits on the netbook category that it pioneered. Digitimes...
ASUS finally kills its Eee PC netbooks as demand for tablets grows
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