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Google adds 330K miles of mobile biking navigation to Google Maps in 10 countries

Half a gigameter of biking navigation in 12 countries in Google Maps for Android

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Whether you’re a seasoned century rider or a casual beach cruiser, finding the best biking routes can be a challenge. That’s why today we’re bringing mobile biking directions and navigation to the 10 countries where we launched desktop biking directions last month (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Norway,...
Half a gigameter of biking navigation in 12 countries in Google Maps for Android

iTunes in the Cloud looks to be hitting more of Europe with TV series, films (update: confirmed)

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While stateside users might complain that we get all the good stuff in Europe first, Apple's iTunes in the Cloud for movies and TV shows has finally got around to rolling in to France and other parts of Europe, eons after it came out in the US. We confirmed...
iTunes in the Cloud looks to be hitting more of Europe with TV series, films (update: confirmed)

Microsoft and Nokia bring enhanced traffic data to Windows Phone, announce international plans

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Cross-pollination is a beautiful thing. In the natural world, it brings bountiful harvests and pretty flowers. In the mobile world, we benefit from the sharing of ideas and technologies. Case in point is Windows Phone, as Microsoft has just announced that it's adopted traffic information from Nokia into the...
Microsoft and Nokia bring enhanced traffic data to Windows Phone, announce international plans

Half a gigameter of biking navigation in 12 countries in Google Maps for Android

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(Cross-posted on the Official Google Blog) Whether you’re a seasoned century rider or a casual beach cruiser, finding the best biking routes can be a challenge. That’s why today we’re bringing mobile biking directions and navigation to the 10 countries where we launched desktop biking directions last month (Australia, Austria,...
Half a gigameter of biking navigation in 12 countries in Google Maps for Android
Google still has Street View WiFi data from UK, several other countries
iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Goes Live in 11 New European Countries, Also for TV Shows in France

Kinect for Windows 1.5 will have better tracking and broader reach

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The Kinect for Windows 1.5 developer kit will be available in late May, Microsoft’s Craig Eisler, General Manager, Kinect for Windows, announced recently via blog post. With the 1.5 software development kit (SDK) will come Kinect Studio, an application that allows for developers to record and playback debug clips...
Kinect for Windows 1.5 will have better tracking and broader reach

Mojang's stellar 2012: 15 million Minecraft downloads, mobile apps the most popular

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It was a big year for Mojang and its co-founder Notch (aka Markus Persson), as its insanely popular sandbox game Minecraft continued to entice young and old gamers alike. But just how big was it? Think 15 million downloads, almost a third of which were downloaded in December alone. Sharing its...
Mojang's stellar 2012: 15 million Minecraft downloads, mobile apps the most popular
Kinect for Windows 1.5 will feature '10-joint' skeletal tracking and four new speech recognition languages

Windows 8′s 'browser ballot' screen making its way into the market via update KB976002

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The browser ballot screen is back. Update ‘KB976002′ for Windows 8 brings the option to the operating system. As you recall, due to a legal scuffle with the European Union, Microsoft, in certain markets, provides new users of Windows with an option to select the browser of their choice. NeoWin, a...
Windows 8′s 'browser ballot' screen making its way into the market via update KB976002

Bing Maps taps Nokia to power its Traffic feature and geocoding information

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In a move that is certain to raise eyebrows and acquisition rumors (again), Bing today announced that Nokia will power the Traffic feature of its Maps product. Also, Nokia geocoding information will be integrated to improve routing results. Mapping is no small piece of Bing, as it is integrated into...
Bing Maps taps Nokia to power its Traffic feature and geocoding information
Microsoft makes Surface available in more countries, Pro model hits UK next month

HTC Watch app to close in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain and Sweden by May 31

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HTC has confirmed that it will be shutting down its mobile movie rental and purhase service, HTC Watch, in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain and Sweden by the end of May. The smartphone manufacturer told Engadget that it would continue to deliver new content for HTC Watch, but...
HTC Watch app to close in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway and Spain and Sweden by May 31

Apple Expands Cloud iTunes For Films And TV Across Europe

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Apple has added iTunes In The Cloud movie sharing to 12 new European nations. Apple's iCloud service for movies has been rolled out to 12 new nations in Europe, and French iCloud members can now also access TV shows through the cloud based file sharing system. Until now it's...
Apple Expands Cloud iTunes For Films And TV Across Europe
Surface Pro available in the UK on May 23rd, other European countries on May 30th

More Countries Tell Google: We'd Also Like Our Undeleted Street View Data, Thanks

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Google last week alerted authorities in affected countries that it failed to delete Wi-Fi payload data surreptitiously collected by Google Street View cars — data that had supposedly been destroyed in 2010. Now the countries are replying one by one. France’s Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (CNIL) said today it wanted to look...
More Countries Tell Google: We'd Also Like Our Undeleted Street View Data, Thanks

Microsoft expands international availability of Surface RT

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Three months after its US release, Microsoft has announced availability of the Surface RT tablet for some other countries. On February 14, the device will launch in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. No announcement has been made regarding the Surface...
Microsoft expands international availability of Surface RT

Google Brings Voice-Guided Turn-By-Turn Biking Navigation To Google Maps For Android

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Biking directions on Google Maps are nothing new for users in the U.S. and Canada, but starting today, Google will also allow Android users to get voice-guided turn-by-turn directions during their bike trips. Riders, Google says, can now “mount their device on their handlebars, see upcoming turns and use speaker...
Google Brings Voice-Guided Turn-By-Turn Biking Navigation To Google Maps For Android
Microsoft plots living room domination with 43 new entertainment apps for Xbox 360

Surface Pro coming to UK, 18 other countries by end of May

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Microsoft is further expanding availability of its Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets. The Intel-powered, Windows 8 Pro-equipped Surface Pro is currently available only in the US, Canada, and China. Microsoft is adding Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, the Netherlands,...
Surface Pro coming to UK, 18 other countries by end of May

Struggling HTC's Q1 2013: a mere $2.88 million in profits on $1,45 billion in revenue

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The writing was on the wall when smartphone and tablet maker HTC reported devastating results for February 2013 (and only slightly better ones in March): its consolidated earnings for the first quarter of this year weren’t exactly stellar. The Taiwanese company reported net income after tax of $2.88 million (NT$85...
Struggling HTC's Q1 2013: a mere $2.88 million in profits on $1,45 billion in revenue

Microsoft releases Kinect for Windows 1.5 with updated developer toolkit, takes project to 4 new countries

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Today Microsoft released Kinect for Windows 1.5, an update to the Kinect for Windows platform that contains a set of new tools and upgrades that should spur developer interest and activity in the project. TNW wrote first about the update in March. Most critically, Kinect for Windows 1.5 has a...
Microsoft releases Kinect for Windows 1.5 with updated developer toolkit, takes project to 4 new countries
Later than planned, Surface Pro coming February to US and Canada only

Google Maps for Android adds turn-by-turn biking navigation, helps pedal-pushers in 10 more countries

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Google's cycling directions have been slowly expanding their reach to the mobile world and other countries, but the only option for navigation so far has been to memorize the route. As of today, you won't have to stop every five minutes to get your bearings. Google Maps for Android...
Google Maps for Android adds turn-by-turn biking navigation, helps pedal-pushers in 10 more countries

Kinect for Windows rolls along: Version 1.5, packed with new features, is due in May

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Today Microsoft took the time to further explain its plans for the Kinect for Windows project, something that TNW has a gut feeling could be a major influence in the future of PC design. First, the brass tacks: the version 1.5 update to Kinect for Windows is due this May. It will...
Kinect for Windows rolls along: Version 1.5, packed with new features, is due in May

Apple rolls out iTunes in the Cloud movies and TV shows in France, Denmark, Greece, Norway, Sweden & Holland? (Update: Apple confirms)

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Update: TNW confirmed with Apple that a total of 12 countries have received access to movies in the Cloud, while France is the only to get TV shows today: Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway and Sweden have all received the service, which allows access to...
Apple rolls out iTunes in the Cloud movies and TV shows in France, Denmark, Greece, Norway, Sweden & Holland? (Update: Apple confirms)
Evernote names new COO, brings its business service to 26 new countries

HTC shutting down Watch movies in six countries by May 31st

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While there are signs HTC's fortunes might turn a corner through the launch of the One, few would doubt that its finances could use some streamlining. The company has just outlined one of the ways it will be pinching pennies: it's closing its Watch movie stores in Denmark, Italy,...
HTC shutting down Watch movies in six countries by May 31st

Xbox 360 to get 40 new entertainment apps on Xbox Live

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Microsoft announced today that the Xbox 360 is announcing 40 new entertainment apps this week via the Xbox Live online entertainment service.Microsoft recently launched 20 new apps on Xbox Live. But between now and the spring, the company will launch 40 more apps. Clearly, the apps show that the...
Xbox 360 to get 40 new entertainment apps on Xbox Live
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