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Belkin outs AC1800 and AC750 dual-band routers, USB WiFi adapter at CES 2013

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If you've been planning on re-tooling your home network after the new year, Belkin has just outed a line of gadgets that could help do just that. The company has announced a pair of dual-band routers -- the AC1800 and AC750 -- that sport 802.11ac muscle, IntelliStream tech to...
Belkin outs AC1800 and AC750 dual-band routers, USB WiFi adapter at CES 2013
Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google's Mobile OS

Braintree publicly launches Venmo Touch to 'be as important for next decade of commerce as PayPal was for last'

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Buying something on mobile devices is a feat of digital dexterity (see what I did there?). Payments company Braintree has publicly released Venmo Touch and made updates to its iOS software developer kit (SDK) to make mobile purchases...
Braintree publicly launches Venmo Touch to 'be as important for next decade of commerce as PayPal was for last'
Incipio xGO rugged, waterproof iPhone 5 lens case lets you take your iPhonography underwater

YouSendIt acquires Found, adds file searching to move its 38m users closer to a 'cloud-nostic future'

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File sharing service YouSendIt has acquired Found Software, the makers of Found for Mac, a service that allows users to find files and content on not only their hard drives, but also across various services. With this deal, YouSendIt says that it will be able to offer its customers the...
YouSendIt acquires Found, adds file searching to move its 38m users closer to a 'cloud-nostic future'

Race to win on big and small screens with Chrome Super Sync Sports

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Smartphones and tablets are great for all sorts of games, and lately we've been thinking about new ways to play. Chrome Super Sync Sports is a new Chrome Experiment that uses the unique features of mobile devices to create a new gaming experience on big and small screens. In this...
Race to win on big and small screens with Chrome Super Sync Sports

Apple buys indoor location company WifiSlam

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Apple is still working to improve its outdoor mapping capabilities, and meanwhile looks to be getting into indoor navigation too. The company has acquired an indoor GPS service called WifiSlam. Apple confirmed the acquisition, and the Wall Street Journal reports that it paid around $20 million “recently” for the Palo...
Apple buys indoor location company WifiSlam

CIA: Big Data Is The Future And The Agency Owns It [PRESENTATION]

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On Wednesday, the CIA's chief technology officer detailed the Agency's vision for collecting and analyzing all of the information people put on the Internet. The wide-ranging presentation at GigaOM's Structure:Data conference in New York City came two days after it was reported the spy agency is on the verge of signing a cloud computing contract with Amazon -- worth...
CIA: Big Data Is The Future And The Agency Owns It [PRESENTATION]
Heads-up, marketers: NFC will do more for you than QR codes

Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

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In my time talking to people about the internet of things, we sometimes get so excited about the possibilities of the technology that we forget about the consumer who has to install it or has their own vision for connected living that they are trying to implement. So this week...
Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

Twitter and Foursquare Attempt to Ruin Movie Going with Pre-Show Ad Partnership

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It would be neat to read Twitter on that. (Photo: Hashgram) The movies are no longer our one place of reprieve from social media. Twitter and Foursquare both announced partnerships yesterday with National CineMedia, a company that creates those annoying pre-show ads, to integrate the two sites into your movie viewing experience....
Twitter and Foursquare Attempt to Ruin Movie Going with Pre-Show Ad Partnership

Tim Cook Speaks at Goldman Sachs Technology Conference

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is now speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, participating in a Q&A session with analyst Bill Shope. Apple is streaming live audio of the session on its investor site, and we'll be sharing some of the highlights here in this post. Question about...
Tim Cook Speaks at Goldman Sachs Technology Conference

Vizio's 2013 sound bars bringing big audio, Bluetooth connectivity to living rooms (ears-on)

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An HDTV without a sound system to match is like a Ferrari on 14-inch rims -- still a beautiful sight to behold, but its performance falls short of what could be, given the right accessory. Vizio knows this, and so has announced its 2013 lineup of sound bars to...
Vizio's 2013 sound bars bringing big audio, Bluetooth connectivity to living rooms (ears-on)

AT&T: You Can Unlock Your Cellphone, Really

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AT&T is telling its customers that the "recent hullaballoo" over unlocking consumer devices is all just a lot of needless hand waving, and that its customers were never affected by recent interpretations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). According to AT&T, the issue of unlocking cell phones was never...
AT&T: You Can Unlock Your Cellphone, Really

Ouya: This video game console could change everything

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Flush with $15 million from Nvidia and Kleiner Perkins, the $99 Kickstarter success story keeps making waves -- and it's not even out yet. Julie Uhrman talks to Fortune about fast-tracking Ouya, those harsh early reviews, and a rumored mobile device. Still, when early units began shipping to some Kickstarter...
Ouya: This video game console could change everything

eBay Updates iPhone And iPad Apps To Simplify Mobile Browsing And Listing

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eBay released significants updates to its iPhone and iPad apps yesterday which the company says will “play an important role in eBay Mobile’s year to come.” The ecommerce platform also said that 1.8 million new customers joined eBay through a mobile device in the first three quarters of 2012 and...
eBay Updates iPhone And iPad Apps To Simplify Mobile Browsing And Listing

Uber finally drives into Asia as the private car service begins testing in Singapore

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Uber, the private car hire service that has taken the US by storm, has ramped up its global expansion plans after stepping into Asia for the first time with a soft launch in Singapore. There have been rumors of Uber’s launch in Singapore since October 2012 when tech blog SGE...
Uber finally drives into Asia as the private car service begins testing in Singapore

Nuance launches 'Voice Ads' platform to bring a Siri-like experience to mobile advertising

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If Nuance gets its way with the just announced ‘Voice Ads’ mobile advertising platform, soon every mobile ad could include Siri-like functionality that lets you communicate with and ask questions about the product being advertised. Nuance, the company behind the voice recognition module currently used in Apple’s Siri, today...
Nuance launches 'Voice Ads' platform to bring a Siri-like experience to mobile advertising
Now 200M Users Strong, Viber Launches Desktop App With Video Calling In Version 3.0

Yahoo! Weather Review

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Yahoo! Weather is an iOS and Android app from Yahoo! It is available now as a free download, with no additional in-app purchases. Serious travelers, weather watchers, or those looking to keep an eye on other parts of the country will often need more than the stock weather options...
Yahoo! Weather Review

ITC Will Investigate Complaint By InterDigital Against Mobile Devices By Samsung, Nokia, Huawei & ZTE

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The U.S. International Trade Commission announced that it is launching a Section 337 investigation into wireless devices with 3G and 4G capabilities and components by Samsung, Nokia, Huawei and ZTE. These include the Samsung ATIV S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Note II, Galaxy Note 10.1, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Stellar, Galaxy...
ITC Will Investigate Complaint By InterDigital Against Mobile Devices By Samsung, Nokia, Huawei & ZTE

Pandora Hits 200 Million Registered Users In The US

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Internet radio service provider Pandora today announced that it has hit a significant milestone, signing up over 200 million users in the United States to date. Notably, half of those – or 100 million registered users for those equally bad at math as myself – were added in less than...
Pandora Hits 200 Million Registered Users In The US

Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

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Nvidia has taken the wraps off “Project Shield”, a handheld gaming device powered by its new Tegra 4 processor capable of powering 4K video. The device will be the first Tegra 4 device with 38 watt hours of gameplay batteries for up to 24 hours of high definition video. Nvidia...
Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

FTC fines maker of Path app $800,000 for privacy violations

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The maker of the Path social networking app will pay a US$800,000 civil penalty to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges that it illegally collected personal information from children without parental consent, the agency said Friday. Path has also settled FTC charges that it collected personal information from users'...
FTC fines maker of Path app $800,000 for privacy violations
For The First Time, Facebook's 680M Mobile DAUs Surpassed Web DAUs -- Zuck Says It's Now A "Mobile Company"

Facebook's Android Event Leads To Speculation That It's Launching Its Own Smartphone

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HTC is rumored to be the partner here. An invitation to an event next week has reignited the Facebook smartphone rumor again. Entitled "Come see our new home on Android", the launch is taking place at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park on Thursday 4 April, and has 9to5Google claiming...
Facebook's Android Event Leads To Speculation That It's Launching Its Own Smartphone

Verizon And VMware Are Tackling A Mobile Device Problem Companies Have Struggled With For Years

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Lots of companies want to let their employees use personal devices for work purposes but aren't yet doing so. There are a ton of security and privacy concerns with such a move, especially if an employee loses their device. VMware and Verizon's enterprise group say they've got a solution for...
Verizon And VMware Are Tackling A Mobile Device Problem Companies Have Struggled With For Years

Online video giant Dailymotion updates iOS app with a fresh UI and better playlist organisation

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The French video sharing site Dailymotion has unleashed the latest version of its app for iOS, hot on the heels of its Android update earlier this month. The video site is possibly one of the best Internet time-sucks with fresh user-generated and premium partner video content added at a frightening...
Online video giant Dailymotion updates iOS app with a fresh UI and better playlist organisation
San Francisco DA met with Apple's Government Liason regarding mobile device thefts, hints next two iPhones developed under Steve Jobs

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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