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From farming to films: how the web is changing Africa

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New technology is helping the continent adapt to the demands of the modern worldRecently, when a potato disease ravaged Kenya, farmer Zack Matere searched "potato disease" on the internet and discovered that ants were eating his potato stems. On the same website, Matere found that the cure for his potato...
From farming to films: how the web is changing Africa
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We’ve acquired Motorola Mobility

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The phones in our pockets have become supercomputers that are changing the way we live. It’s now possible to do things we used to think were magic, or only possible on Star Trek--like get directions right from where we are standing; watch a video on YouTube; or take a picture...
We’ve acquired Motorola Mobility

Google Now Officially Owns Motorola (MMI, GOOG)

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Google has officially acquired Motorola Mobility as of today. Sanjay Jha, Motorola's former CEO, has stepped down. He'll be replaced by Google's Dennis Woodside. Here's the official announcement from Larry Page, Google's CEO: The phones in our pockets have become supercomputers that are changing the way we live. It’s now...
Google Now Officially Owns Motorola (MMI, GOOG)
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The New iPad: The Perfect Tablet at the Perfect Time

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So, Apple just threw a bunch of numbers and specifications at you. Yeah, it is a new iPad. So what? Nothing about the rumor cycle heading into the third generation iPad had me excited. Honestly, I am probably not going to buy the new iPad. Well, not anytime soon....
The New iPad: The Perfect Tablet at the Perfect Time
Think Mobile Is Big Now? Here's Proof That It's Just Getting Started

China’s affordable mobile revolution: 40% of smartphones will be sub-$200 by 2015: Report

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Mid-range devices are set to grow significantly among China’s burgeoning smartphone space, according to a report from Canalysys, which predicts that sub-$200 (1,270RMB) phones will account for 40 percent of the country’s smartphone market by 2015. Currently, devices within that price range represent just over 25 percent of China’s total...
China’s affordable mobile revolution: 40% of smartphones will be sub-$200 by 2015: Report

Windows 8 is a Disaster Leading the PC Sector to its Worst Quarter in Roughly 20 Years

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Wow, has the PC industry been KO'd by the mobile revolution that Apple began with their iPhone in 2007? It appears so. Microsoft didn't see it coming and they never thought it would ever come to this point in time so quickly. A new study out by IDC states that...
Windows 8 is a Disaster Leading the PC Sector to its Worst Quarter in Roughly 20 Years
Apple's doomsday comes into focus
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Google goes hardware: ‘We’ve acquired Motorola Mobility’

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Google’s CEO Larry Page is making headlines again: He officially announced Google’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility this morning, while confirming the joined companies will create the next generation of mobile devices. The chief executive took to the official Google Blog to reveal the news: It’s why I’m excited to announce...
Google goes hardware: ‘We’ve acquired Motorola Mobility’

A Quick Chat With eBay CEO John Donahoe

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.comShares of Internet commerce company eBay are rising in the wake of a quarterly earnings report that beat the expectations of analysts by a penny per share. Sales were up by 18 percent on improving fortunes in its online marketplace and PayPal payments business units. And while...
A Quick Chat With eBay CEO John Donahoe
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Facebook Is the Google of Mobile

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“This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill — the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill — you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how...
Facebook Is the Google of Mobile

Mailbox founder: Bringing the email service to the desktop is "something we have to do"

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While giving a keynote presentation at the DEMO Europe conference in Moscow, Orchestra CEO Gentry Underwood confirmed that Mailbox, the popular mail app which was acquired by Dropbox, will be made into a desktop app. When asked by an audience member if Mailbox will come to the desktop, Underwood stated that ”It’s something...
Mailbox founder: Bringing the email service to the desktop is "something we have to do"
Why a maturing Apple freaks us out, and why it shouldn't
Tablet Mobile Web Traffic Now Eclipses Smartphone Traffic [Charts]

eBay changed commerce, and now it's doing it again with mobile

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The way that we purchase consumer goods has definitely changed since the days of going to a store and paying cash for it. No longer are people driving hours to a store, finding that what they wanted no longer exists, and leaving unsettled because the item isn’t available anywhere else...
eBay changed commerce, and now it's doing it again with mobile
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A new class of Knight News Challenge winners focuses on mobile in the developing world

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Moments ago, the Knight Foundation announced its latest class of Knight News Challenge winners. The theme of this round was mobile, and thus it’s fitting that most of the projects are focused where mobile’s impact has been the most transformative: the developing world. (Easy access to your email in bed...
A new class of Knight News Challenge winners focuses on mobile in the developing world
Apple, Google fall off list of America's 20 most-trusted companies

How Windows 8 rewrites the rules of PC gaming

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PC gaming is primed for a renaissance--or at least a reinvention--like we haven't seen since the advent of 3D acceleration in the late 1990s. For this, we can thank the mobile revolution and all its attendant technologies. Game developers can now tap into accelerometers, touchscreens, and the cloud to...
How Windows 8 rewrites the rules of PC gaming
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