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A New Roambi: Turn Your Biz Reports Into Sexy iPad Zines, Then Sell ‘Em In The App Store
HootSuite: 4 million users can now manage Instagram & SlideShare too

HootSuite adds Instagram, SlideShare and more to its App Directory

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Less than ten days after Social media management dashboard HootSuite announced 4m users, the Canadian company has revealed the latest additions to its App Directory, with Instagram and SlideShare among the new recruits. Document-focused app Edocr, and engagement app Zuum have also been added. Launched in 2008, HootSuite is a...
HootSuite adds Instagram, SlideShare and more to its App Directory

Baidu aims to rival iOS, Android with own smartphone, OS and app store

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Baidu has announced details of its soon-to-launch new smartphone and the cloud-centric operating system (OS) that will power it. The Chinese search giant says that the move, which will put Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS platforms under pressure in China, will bring about a revolution of affordable smartphones. The Foxconn-built...
Baidu aims to rival iOS, Android with own smartphone, OS and app store

Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 2 with Android 4.0 and new cloud services, available March

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Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Samsung has announced the forthcoming launch of the Galaxy Tab 2, a 7-inch-screened sequel to its popular Android tablet. The new version of the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab sports Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) and a 1 GHz processor. It will be available in both...
Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 2 with Android 4.0 and new cloud services, available March

Apple Planning Major Overhaul of iTunes to Emphasize iCloud and Sharing

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Bloomberg reports that Apple is preparing a major overhaul of its iTunes software to more closely integrate its iCloud services and add new features for sharing music.With an increasing amount of content available on the store, the overhaul is intended to improve how people manage all their files, one person...
Apple Planning Major Overhaul of iTunes to Emphasize iCloud and Sharing

Movies from Universal Studios are now available on Apple’s iCloud service

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Apple has taken a major step forward with its iCloud service, by adding content from Universal Studios to the list of movies and videos which users of the service can re-download after purchase. The development, reported by MacRumors, is a significant one that leaves Twentieth Century Fox as the only...
Movies from Universal Studios are now available on Apple’s iCloud service

UBC Media becomes largest shareholder in AudioBoo

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Deal underlines multimedia content provider's move away from radio and TV production into technology, says company CEOUBC Media, which supplies multimedia content to the BBC and 250 commercial radio stations, has struck a cash and share deal that will see it become the largest shareholder in audio-sharing company AudioBoo.The company,...
UBC Media becomes largest shareholder in AudioBoo

China’s Youku gets green light to introduce Web video services for mobile

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Chinese video giant Youku has received a government license which allows it to provide content for mobile devices, leaving it free to introduce a dedicated mobile service and content for devices. Caixin reports that the country’s leading video site — which last month announced plans to merge with fierce rival...
China’s Youku gets green light to introduce Web video services for mobile

Subtitles and captions can now be added to videos on Google+

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Google has begun allowing users to add subtitles and captions to videos on the social network, as it looks to expand the reach of multimedia content on the social network. The move will help video become more relevant to larger audience bases by translating content into other languages and making...
Subtitles and captions can now be added to videos on Google+

Samsung reveals Exynos 4 Quad chip — the brains behind Galaxy S III

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Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, has long been rumored to sport a quad-core processor. But instead of waiting until its May 3 launch event, Samsung ended up spilling the beans this morning on its next-generation Exynos 4 Quad processor. The new application processor runs at 1.4...
Samsung reveals Exynos 4 Quad chip — the brains behind Galaxy S III
Apple subsidiary FileMaker releases new version of its flagship product, makes iOS version free

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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The next iPad is minutes away from launch, Google is rebranding its Android apps and content offerings, and Twitter founders’ Obvious Corp. has unveiled its next project. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

Google Books Lands in Germany

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Google Books launched to the public back in 2010, where it was available in the US only initially. It has since hit the likes of the UK, where it launched last October, and now news of its launch in Germany has emerged, via The Unwired. The Internet giant’s online repository...
Google Books Lands in Germany

Bandwidth Bottlenecks Stifle Pervasive Networks

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If pervasive networks, cloud computing and big data are going to deliver on their promise - to make increasingly vast quantities of information always available and understandable - something is going to have to be done about existing network architecture bottlenecks. This quiet but uncomfortable truth permeates the discussion...
Bandwidth Bottlenecks Stifle Pervasive Networks

The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

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Last September, we reported that the UK’s Guardian newspaper was launching in the US, kicking things off with a new American website. Today, at the Guardian Changing Media Summit in London, the publication announced its first Google TV app, letting US audiences view Guardian content on a big screen. Viewers...
The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

Google announces ‘Google Play’, its move to unify all multimedia content on Android and the Web

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Google has made a significant change to its Android operating system after announcing that it will rebrand its Android Market app store and unify all multimedia content, which will now be known as ‘Google Play‘. The rebrand is not just a new name, the move represents Google’s ambition to bring...
Google announces ‘Google Play’, its move to unify all multimedia content on Android and the Web

Wordpress For Musicians: CASH Music Aims to Open Source the Industry

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We hear a lot about how dramatically the music industry is changing. And indeed, there are plenty of positive trends amidst the disruption. Music creation is easier than ever. So is music discovery. Streaming services offer a new model for the consumption of music on any device, in any...
Wordpress For Musicians: CASH Music Aims to Open Source the Industry

Marquee Media Center hands-on at gdgt Live in NYC 2012 (video)

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Winning gdgt's StartUp contest has its perks -- just ask recent winner Marquee, which is showcasing version 2.0 of its Media Center here on the showfloor. The imposing device, currently available on the outfit's site for $899, packs 2TB of storage, 4GB DDR3 RAM, DVD player and a 2.4GHz...
Marquee Media Center hands-on at gdgt Live in NYC 2012 (video)

Anatomy of a breaking news story: How Bing and Google performed when Steve Jobs resigned

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A new study out today from Seattle-based Optify attempts to get behind the scenes on how Bing and Google operate when big news breaks. Obviously, that’s an interesting topic for news hounds like us. And the results of the study show just how differently the two major search engines operate...
Anatomy of a breaking news story: How Bing and Google performed when Steve Jobs resigned
Big surprise! TiVo files patent infringement lawsuit against Motorola & Time Warner Cable

TiVo accuses Motorola, Time Warner of violating "time warp" patents

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TiVo today accused Motorola and Time Warner Cable, a Motorola Customer, of violating patents covering the company's digital video recorder technology. TiVo's accusation comes in the form of counterclaims filed in response to a lawsuit Motorola launched against TiVo a year ago in the Eastern District of Texas. In...
TiVo accuses Motorola, Time Warner of violating "time warp" patents
TiVo seeks injunction in patent countersuit against Motorola and Time Warner

Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 2

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Samsung has taken the wraps off of its next offering in the Galaxy Tab line, the Galaxy Tab 2. The seven-inch tablet is the first Samsung tablet to have Android 4.0, a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich. The device has a 1GHz dual-core processor, a 3MP rear-facing camera and a front-facing camera...
Samsung announces Galaxy Tab 2

Google Books continues European roll-out with Spain launch

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24 hours after we reported that Google Books was arriving in Germany, the Internet giant’s answer to Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s eBooks offering is now landing in Spain. Books on #GooglePlay have arrived in Spain! Start reading now. goo.gl/i3pdD — A Googler (@google) June 15, 2012 Google Books launched...
Google Books continues European roll-out with Spain launch

Samsung Galaxy Beam smartphone with integrated projector announced at MWC

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Accompanying the lackluster Galaxy Tab 2 (10.1) tablet announced on Sunday, Samsung took the wraps off its new Galaxy Beam Android-powered smartphone. The handset features specs that are anything but impressive in 2012, but the toned-down technology packed within the device clears room for an integrated ultra-bright projector. “GALAXY...
Samsung Galaxy Beam smartphone with integrated projector announced at MWC

Data Shows that Facebook is Better for Video Marketing Than Twitter

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Continuing my series of Facebook sharing data (if you’re curious about my methodology, read the first post), I looked at articles that had the word “video” in their titles. It turns out that those stories that indicated they contained videos were shared more than the average story on Facebook, while...
Data Shows that Facebook is Better for Video Marketing Than Twitter

A Sneak Preview Of Dropbox’s Upcoming Android App

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Good news, Android users: Dropbox, the widely acclaimed (and super-useful) file syncing service, is going to be releasing an application for Android devices very soon. Today, they’re giving us a taste of what to expect when the app lands some time in the next couple months, and it looks like...
A Sneak Preview Of Dropbox’s Upcoming Android App

James Clark’s Random Thoughts: A tour of the open standards used by Google Buzz

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# XRD. This is a simple XML format developed by the OASIS XRI TC for representing metadata about a resource in a generic way. # WebFinger. This provides a mechanism for getting from an email address to an XRD file. # Atom Activity Extensions provides semantic markup for social...
James Clark’s Random Thoughts: A tour of the open standards used by Google Buzz

Introducing Our New Safety Center

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Safety is Facebook's top priority. Our most talented people are dedicated to creating an environment where people can connect and share comfortably. As a result, we're unveiling today a completely redesigned Safety Center. It offers new safety resources for parents, educators, teens and members of the law enforcement community. We've...
Introducing Our New Safety Center
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?