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Google still having to prove it’s ready for mobile

Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

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Canonical plans to turn future Android phones into Ubuntu desktops, which could eliminate the need to carry a laptop. The company announced the news on Tuesday and will be demonstrating the solution later this month at the Mobile World Congress event. The idea of using a docked phone as a...
Ubuntu and Android make for a mobile one-two punch

It looks like Lady Gaga’s social network “Little Monsters” is going mobile soon

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Back in February we told you about Lady Gaga’s social network “Little Monsters”, which could turn the concept. of how celebrities interact with their fans on its ear. The site, powered by Palo Alto based Backplane and still in private beta, skips social networks like Twitter and Facebook, allowing Gaga’s...
It looks like Lady Gaga’s social network “Little Monsters” is going mobile soon
Mobile: The Asian Mobile Gaming Invasion

Briefly: Verizon may buy Wind, HTC One Android 4.2.2 update pulled

www.electronista.com
According to reports, US wireless carrier Verizon is investigating the purchase of Canadian cellphone carrier Wind Mobile. One source noted by The Globe says that Verizon is "definitely taking a hard look right now." AT&T, Vodafone, and the Telenor Group of Norway are all potential suitors, according to sources for...
Briefly: Verizon may buy Wind, HTC One Android 4.2.2 update pulled

Slowly But Surely Software Will Eat Mobile World Congress Too

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As 60,000 people flooded Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, multiple bars and restaurants were suddenly hit by wave after wave of men (it’s mostly men) in blue and grey suits. The suits at MWC are there to do one thing. Sell mobile base stations to each other, get...
Slowly But Surely Software Will Eat Mobile World Congress Too

Txtr releases world's smallest e-reader

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Berlin-based Txtr, a major European ebook services company today released what it claims is the world’s smallest e-reader – the Txtr Beagle. It’s a move aimed at helping mobile network operators take a stronger place in the digital books market. Whether or not a small screen – 5 inch, E Ink...
Txtr releases world's smallest e-reader

Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)

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Plus Jawbone tries BodyMedia for size, the endless meme of the 'smaller iPhone', original iPhone approaches obsolescence, and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThe antisocial network: Path texts my entire phonebook at 6am >> Branded3Stephen Kenwright: 6am: When I rolled...
Boot up: Path's spam burst, the curly smartphone, Galaxy S4 v iPhone 5 (redux)

Where Young Facebook Refugees Are Going Next

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The question isn't about why teens are leaving Facebook; it's about where they're going instead. We've known for a while that teenagers have been edging away from Facebook. Heck, even Facebook has admitted as much: "We believe that some of our users, particularly our younger users, are aware of...
Where Young Facebook Refugees Are Going Next

There Are A Couple Hundred Million Reasons For Facebook To Learn From Weixin Right Now

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At TechCrunch Disrupt this week, Mark Zuckerberg enthused about Facebook’s money-making potential for mobile, but how exactly the company will start realizing that remains a mystery. I’ve argued this before, but we might find that Facebook takes its cue from Tencent’s Weixin, China’s leading mobile messaging app. Weixin has many...
There Are A Couple Hundred Million Reasons For Facebook To Learn From Weixin Right Now

The unlimited mobile data plan suffers more casualties

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Consumers keep hoping for an unlimited mobile broadband plan revival, but the opposite keeps happening. What few remaining unlimited plans carriers offer are disappearing – or at least becoming more restrictive. On Jan. 20, Boost Mobile, one of Sprint’s prepaid brands, will start throttling its so-called unlimited plans after customers...
The unlimited mobile data plan suffers more casualties

I’m Already Bored With The iPad 3

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The iPad 3 is coming next month. Or so says the endless rumors. These rumors also state the next iPad will have higher resolution screen and high-speed data connection. But I couldn’t care less. The iPad 3, if that’s really its name, sounds like a stop-gap upgrade to me. You...
I’m Already Bored With The iPad 3
The iPhone 5 May Launch In China Sooner Than Expected (AAPL)

In Race to Beat iPhone, One Android Weighs In

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Android phones have an identity problem: Few people know one model from another. There are exceptions to the rule, including Samsung’s Galaxy line, which managed to bring a phone of the same name to all four major carriers, and Verizon’s Droid, which has been a hit. The rest have been...
In Race to Beat iPhone, One Android Weighs In
iPhone Launch Gives T-Mobile USA 'One of Its Biggest Weekends'
Facebook Officially Launches "Share" Button For The Mobile Feed, Its Version Of "Retweet"

Netflix Goes Sci-Fi With 'Sense8,' A New Original Series From The Wachowskis And J. Michael Straczynski

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Netflix just announced an idea for a sci-fi series--something Hulu's current CEO told us months ago he wanted to pursue. Netflix has announced plans for another new forthcoming original show, Sense8, a sci-fi thriller in partnership with the Wachowskis (of The Matrix fame) and Babylon 5 creator J. Michael...
Netflix Goes Sci-Fi With 'Sense8,' A New Original Series From The Wachowskis And J. Michael Straczynski

Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

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Facebook's managing editor is leaving, but where does that leave its "news" feeds? Dan Fletcher, Facebook's managing editor, has said he's leaving the company in April to develop his own startup. Speaking at an event in Washington State University, Fletcher went as far as saying he thought the "biggest...
Facebook's Editor Decides It Doesn't Need Editors

Engadget and gdgt's next reader meetup is in New York City on June 24th!

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Hey New York City, it's been a while. We're hosting another meetup in the Big Apple later this month, and now we've got help from our pals at gdgt -- in fact, we've combined to form the Voltron-like Engadget+gdgt Live. We've got some big plans this time out, featuring...
Engadget and gdgt's next reader meetup is in New York City on June 24th!

Vancouver's Growlab Accelerator Graduates Its Spring 2012 Cohort

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Vancouver’s up-and-coming Growlab accelerator is hosting its demo day for its spring 2012 cohort today. The program was founded in 2011 and focuses on consumer internet, social gaming, mobile and cloud services. Growlab currently runs two four-month programs per year and funds about five companies per class with $25,000 per...
Vancouver's Growlab Accelerator Graduates Its Spring 2012 Cohort
How GoDaddy is growing into a SaaS company
Facebook Adds Emoticons To Chat, Including A Special “Like-moticon”

Mobile Boarding Passes Take Off, See 1200% Usage Increase In 2009

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Alright, lets pat the pockets and run through the mental checklist one last time before security: Passport? Check, front pocket. Headphones? Definitely in your backpack. Boarding pass? Uh oh. Where’d that boarding pass go? Oh, that’s right! It’s on your phone – because you, like a rapidly increasing number...
Mobile Boarding Passes Take Off, See 1200% Usage Increase In 2009

Dive Into Mobile Adds Microsoft's Myerson and Snapchat's Spiegel

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D: Dive Into Mobile, the hurricaned-out conference we’re reprising in New York on April 15 and 16, should be both drier and livelier than when we had to postpone it in the fall. Almost every one of our speakers is back from October, but we’re adding a few fresh ones...
Dive Into Mobile Adds Microsoft's Myerson and Snapchat's Spiegel

REVIEW: The Facebook Phone (FB, T)

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You can argue about technicalities all you want, but the HTC First is the first real Facebook phone. Yes, it's pretty much just an Android phone with a Facebook layer on top. And yes, the hardware is built by HTC, not Facebook.  But this is our first taste of Facebook's...
REVIEW: The Facebook Phone (FB, T)

Nokia Lumia 810 coming to T-Mobile this fall

www.electronista.com
Nokia's Lumia 810, a new Windows Phone 8 smartphone, will launch as an exclusive to T-Mobile's network in the coming weeks. The news came today in a joint announcement from Nokia and T-Mobile, one noting that the Lumia 810 -- not to be confused with the Lumia 820 -- will...
Nokia Lumia 810 coming to T-Mobile this fall
OMGPOP Draws Zynga’s Daily User Traffic Up By 25%

Task management startup Todoist launches official iPhone and Android Apps

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One of my personal favorite task management apps, Todoist, has finally launched its official iPhone and Android apps. Todoist launched back in 2007 and created quite a stir in the productivity/to-do list space. After a short period of limited work on the product, founder Amir Salihefendic brought it back into the...
Task management startup Todoist launches official iPhone and Android Apps

Microsoft Outlook.com Doesn't Play Well With Android Mobile

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One of the hot new features of Microsofts upgraded and renamed email service Outlook.com -- that devices without Office loaded onto them can open Office attachments in the cloud via a browser wont work with Android mobile devices....
Microsoft Outlook.com Doesn't Play Well With Android Mobile

King.com releases "Pet Rescue Saga" for Facebook, updates "Candy Crush Saga" for mobile

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King.com, the maker of some of the top casual social games in the marketplace today, has just released “Pet Rescue Saga”, a brand new game for Facebook, and a mobile update to its popular game “Candy Crush Saga”. “Pet Rescue Saga” is a puzzle game that uses animated pets, 3D...
King.com releases "Pet Rescue Saga" for Facebook, updates "Candy Crush Saga" for mobile
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