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Korea's SK Telecom rolls out world's first LTE-Advanced service, introduces the Galaxy S4 LTE-A

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Korean operator SK Telecom has taken the wraps off the world’s first LTE-Advanced network which went live in Seoul and two other cities, offering speeds of up to 150 Mbps and compatibility for Samsung’s new Galaxy S4 LTE-A smartphone. SK says its network is double the speed of its LTE service...
Korea's SK Telecom rolls out world's first LTE-Advanced service, introduces the Galaxy S4 LTE-A

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

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

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
Conferize Joins A Crowded Conference Content Tracking Market With A New Platfom

Amazon's Appstore for Android launches in Europe as Kindle Fire sells out with 22 percent of US tablet sales

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Amazon has a bit of exciting Android-related news today: The mega online retailer announced the launch of its Appstore for Android in Europe and revealed its Android-powered Kindle Fire is currently sold out after gobbling up nearly one-fourth of United States tablet sales. The Appstore opened in Germany, France,...
Amazon's Appstore for Android launches in Europe as Kindle Fire sells out with 22 percent of US tablet sales

RIM Rebrands App Store To BlackBerry World As It Adds Music, Videos Ahead Of BB10 Launch

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As it gears up to launch its next-gen OS, BlackBerry 10, RIM has made a small but significant change to the branding of its store — dropping the word ‘app’ to turn BlackBerry App World into BlackBerry World. RIM mentioned this change was coming when it discussed the future of...
RIM Rebrands App Store To BlackBerry World As It Adds Music, Videos Ahead Of BB10 Launch
Big surprise! TiVo files patent infringement lawsuit against Motorola & Time Warner Cable

Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

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Barnes and Noble is once again cutting the price of its flagship Nook HD+ and Nook HD tablets which are reduced by up to 30 percent in the US as part of a Mothers Day offer. The short-term deal — which covers Nook.com and physical retail outlets — sees the cost...
Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

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

Lazy Students Unite: MiniManuscript Wants To Be A Wikipedia For Manuscript Summaries

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Launching officially next week, MiniManuscript is applying the Wikipedia model to manuscript summaries. Members can post, read and discuss condensed versions of scientific publications, enabling (lazy!) students and the wider academic community to “examine a large amount of literature in a short space of time”. The idea may sound kind...
Lazy Students Unite: MiniManuscript Wants To Be A Wikipedia For Manuscript Summaries

Barnes & Noble is prepared to give you a free e-reader if it means you'll buy the NOOK HD+ tablet

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Barnes & Noble is so desperate to sell its flagship NOOK HD+ tablet, that it’s now prepared to throw in a NOOK Simple Touch e-reader for free. The company, which is known for its chain of brick-and-mortar bookstores in the United States, is no doubt realizing that its window for success...
Barnes & Noble is prepared to give you a free e-reader if it means you'll buy the NOOK HD+ tablet

App expands collaboration tools in LinkedIn Groups

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Bloomfire has created a tool that gives LinkedIn users create, publish and share multimedia content....
App expands collaboration tools in LinkedIn Groups
Media marketplace Pond5 acquires European stock photo startup Pixmac
A New Roambi: Turn Your Biz Reports Into Sexy iPad Zines, Then Sell ‘Em In The App Store

Sonic Notify Launches Platform For Broadcasters And Retailers To Connect With Mobile Apps Through Audio Signals

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Since 2011, Sonic Notify has been working on a platform that will allow broadcasters, retailers, and events organizers to instantly provide users with multimedia content and deals, through audio recognition technology that instantly triggers push notifications and alerts through mobile apps. Now that technology is live, enabling anyone with an...
Sonic Notify Launches Platform For Broadcasters And Retailers To Connect With Mobile Apps Through Audio Signals

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

Can A Messaging App Beat Standalone Social Networking? Khosla-Backed Stealth Startup Just.me Gears Up For Launch With iOS Beta

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Just.me, the new project from Keith Teare, co-founder of TechCrunch and partner at incubator Archimedes Labs, has launched in beta as an app for iOS. An Android app is coming soon — due this quarter, according to Teare. We’ve covered just.me before, when Teare previewed it last year at the South by...
Can A Messaging App Beat Standalone Social Networking? Khosla-Backed Stealth Startup Just.me Gears Up For Launch With iOS Beta

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

Is Twitter heading toward a future in video?

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Everybody and their mother has attempted to create “Instagram for video,” and it’s possible Twitter is joining the club. CEO Dick Costolo sent a tweet Wednesday morning that included a short video that auto-plays when you click to expand his tweet, raising some questions about the company’s intended future in...
Is Twitter heading toward a future in video?

Why Facebook is smarter than the rest of the Web

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Founder Mark Zuckerberg and the other executives at Facebook changed social networking forever on Thursday, with the announcement that their site would no longer be just a place for people to link up with friends, join interest groups and share multimedia content. Instead, Facebook will be more like a new...
Why Facebook is smarter than the rest of the Web

Google marks first anniversary of Google Play rebrand with a week of deals for users

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It’s been a year since Google rebranded its Android Market app store to Google Play – thereby unifying its multimedia content – and the Internet giant is celebrating the landmark by offering a week of deals for Android users. Initially, the giveaways relate to music downloads, in-app purchases, travel bookings and new game...
Google marks first anniversary of Google Play rebrand with a week of deals for users
Agawi's cloud-gaming service headed to Android-powered smart TVs

Just.me launches its unified social-messaing app out of private beta

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In January this year, TNW went hands-on with Just.me, a unified social-messaging app for iPhone and iPod touch. Back then, the app was still in stealth, open only to a select beta crowd. But today, Just.me is launching globally for one and all. Check out our (fairly) recent interview with...
Just.me launches its unified social-messaing app out of private beta

Cooliris partners with Yandex to launch a localized version of its photo-sharing app in Russia

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Cooliris is continuing to push its photo-sharing app into major international markets after it launched a localized version in Russia in partner with local Internet juggernaut Yandex. The partnership is similar to the one that Cooliris struck with Chinese social network Renren last month. Users in the European country will be able to navigate...
Cooliris partners with Yandex to launch a localized version of its photo-sharing app in Russia

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
PowerInbox merges with its biggest competitor, gets $10M

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+

Sponsored post: The Cable Show 2013: Broadband Takes Center Stage

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From YouTube streams to multiplayer video games to rapid-fire music downloads, the explosion of multimedia content and experiences on the Internet today is possible because of broadband. Today 93% of U.S. homes have access to cable broadband, and a majority of homes with broadband get it from a local cable company. Those are...
Sponsored post: The Cable Show 2013: Broadband Takes Center Stage

Google launches Hangouts, a new unified, cross-platform messaging service for iOS, Android and Chrome

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Google has today announced Hangouts, a new messaging service that will replace the numerous ways Google services currently let you have real-time conversations with other users, such as Google Talk, Google Voice and Google+ Hangouts. It will launch on all platforms later today, including iOS, Android and the Web. Hangouts is...
Google launches Hangouts, a new unified, cross-platform messaging service for iOS, Android and Chrome
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