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AT&T adds 6 LTE markets, now reaches 150 million people

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Three of the new additions are in the U.S., while three other markets are in Puerto Rico. [Read more]...
AT&T adds 6 LTE markets, now reaches 150 million people

Verizon 4G LTE expands to 29 more US markets

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Verizon announced today further expansions of its nationwide 4G LTE wireless network, bringing 4G LTE service to 29 new markets across the United States. With the new additions, Verizon's network now covers 470 markets in the US, containing more than 250 million people. It's the most recent LTE expansion since...
Verizon 4G LTE expands to 29 more US markets

Facebook beefs up security with new anti-virus partners

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Facebook is stepping up its security focus to better protect users from malicious links and malware. The social networking giant on Tuesday announced seven new additions to the its Antivirus Marketplace. The new security partners include Avast, AVG, Avira, Kaspersky, Panda, Total Defense, and Webroot. Those companies join existing partners...
Facebook beefs up security with new anti-virus partners

Check it out: Hulu's got a slick new website

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Hulu relaunched its website with a bold new look Tuesday night that replaces the traditional show grid with much larger artwork and a focus on personalization as well as popular shows and episodes. The new design will be rolled out to Hulu’s entire user base over the next few days,...
Check it out: Hulu's got a slick new website

JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

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Shopspot, a graduate of the inaugural 2012 JFDI Asia Bootcamp accelerator, has announced a pair of significant updates after revealing that it has extended its seed funding round and pivoted its C2C marketplace — available via an iOS app or the Web — to a B2C model. Shopspot is incorporated in...
JFDI Asia alum Shopspot extends its seed funding to $630k, pivots into a B2C mobile marketplace

Thanks to Facebook, Now You'll Know Who's Ignoring Your Posts to That One Group

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Courtesy: Facebook.com Facebook, in an apparent effort to fulfill dreams of becoming the creepiest social networking site, announced today that members of a group will now be able to see who has read their posts to that group. While this feature won’t be on your newsfeed–not yet, anyway–it will make it...
Thanks to Facebook, Now You'll Know Who's Ignoring Your Posts to That One Group

Bomberman gets unofficial web-based version, crams in up to 1,000 online players

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This is about to ruin any hopes you had of a productive day. Bombermine, an unofficial version of SNES throwback, Super Bomberman, is a web-based gift that lets you face-off against up to 1,000 players in a single game. Borrowing the same scoresheet setup of a first-person shooter, you'll...
Bomberman gets unofficial web-based version, crams in up to 1,000 online players

Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support

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Social media management service Hootsuite has burrowed itself further into China’s unique Internet space after it added support for Renren, commonly known as the country’s Facebook, and Simplified Chinese language. The moves come some six weeks after it took its first step to serve those with interests in China when it...
Hootsuite furthers China push with Renren, China's Facebook, and Traditional Chinese support
Samsung Adds iPad Mini, 4th Generation iPad And 5th Generation iPod Touch To Patent Lawsuit

Nokia reaffirms WP 7.8 support for existing Lumia handsets, announces handful of features

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Nokia's legacy Lumia devices won't be graced with Windows Phone 8, but the company has reaffirmed its support for keeping them fresh with version 7.8 of Microsoft's handset OS. In addition to a revamped start screen, the introduction of City Lens and other expected perks, Espoo is tossing in...
Nokia reaffirms WP 7.8 support for existing Lumia handsets, announces handful of features

Battlefield 3: Close Quarters

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Xbox 360/PS3/PC; £9.99; 16+; DICE/Electronic ArtsBattlefield 3 left plenty of room for improvement – the slow, intrusive log on and derivative single player campaign, to name but two areas. However, what it did well, it did brilliantly, including great weapons, huge multiplayer maps and an unrivalled grasp of vehicular combat....
Battlefield 3: Close Quarters

BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today

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While it's still got some distance to make up, BlackBerry has swiftly reached a milestone of sorts -- its first 100,000 apps. According to the announcement, BB10 has notched up over 30,000 new games and apps over the last seven weeks, all before it's even entered the USA. Notable...
BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today
Google Maps updated in 10 European countries as project 'Ground Truth' expands to 40 markets

Lenovo announces three new Android tablets

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At IFA last week, Lenovo announced three new additions to its Ideatab line of tablets. The Ideatab S2110, A2107, and A2109 range from seven to 10 inches, and each runs Android 4.0. The new tablets will be going on sale between now and the fourth quarter of this year.......
Lenovo announces three new Android tablets

Asus Unveils PadFone and Transformer Pad Family

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We find out more about the Asus PadFone and the two new additions to the Transformer family....
Asus Unveils PadFone and Transformer Pad Family

Pioneer reveals two Elite AV receivers with AirPlay/DLNA

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Pioneer has taken the covers off to new additions to its Elite range of AV receivers. Both the Elite VSX-42 and the Elite VSX-60 sport AirPlay support for loss-less iTunes and iOS streaming, as well as support for DLNA (1.5) and Bluetooth audio streaming with an optional Bluetooth adapter. They...
Pioneer reveals two Elite AV receivers with AirPlay/DLNA
Google named top company to work for in 2013 by Fortune

In iOS 7, Siri takes initiative to learn how to pronounce names

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When Siri  first launched, many users found lots of names were pronounced incorrectly and couldn’t do much beyond adding phonetic spellings manually for each contact. With iOS 7, it appears Siri can now ask for help with pronunciations. As discovered by 9to5Mac reader RY, Siri will ask for help...
In iOS 7, Siri takes initiative to learn how to pronounce names

HP unveils new Officejet Pro and LaserJet printers

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HP today unveiled new additions to both its Officejet Pro and LaserJet lines of printers, targeting small and medium-sized businesses and other enterprise-class customers. The new Officejet Pro X series of desktop printers and multifunction printers produce content at up to twice the speed of their competitors and lower the...
HP unveils new Officejet Pro and LaserJet printers

Intel Announces New Smartphone Partnerships With Lava, ZTE, And Visa

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We’ve already caught wind of the Lenovo K800 and Orange’s newly-announced Santa Clara but Intel CEO Paul Otellini isn’t content to leave their push into mobile at that. Otellini has just announced that Intel has entered into partnerships with a handful of companies in hopes of solidifying their place in...
Intel Announces New Smartphone Partnerships With Lava, ZTE, And Visa

Google Drive offline now lets you create & edit drawings, automatically access Docs, Sheets & Slides

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On top of rolling out some new features to Google Drive earlier this morning including profile pictures and one-click group chat, Google also just announced some new additions to Drive’s offline mode. When using Google Drive in offline mode, users will no longer have to worry about what files...
Google Drive offline now lets you create & edit drawings, automatically access Docs, Sheets & Slides

So Long, 17-Inch MacBook Pro

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Apple’s MacBook Pro line might have gained several new additions today, but it also lost a member of the family with the discontinuation of the 17-inch model. Once the current supply runs out, the 17-inch MacBook Pro will be a thing of the past. Apple did not immediately give an...
So Long, 17-Inch MacBook Pro

Visualized: HTC folding and 'double-dip' colored cases for the One

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If you're looking to prop up that incoming HTC One for extended viewing or simply protect it from pavements and other hard surfaces, the company is demoing two different series of cases alongside its new phone. First up, a leather-finish foldable cover will protect corners and edges, with the...
Visualized: HTC folding and 'double-dip' colored cases for the One

Editorial: Windows Phone 8 looks good, but can it uproot those entrenched in other ecosystems?

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At the tail end of Microsoft's marathon Windows Phone Summit keynote, the company's own Kevin Gallo said the following: "Everyone in the Windows ecosystem benefits." He was waxing poetic about the myriad new features coming to the outfit's latest and greatest mobile operating system, and nothing about his quote...
Editorial: Windows Phone 8 looks good, but can it uproot those entrenched in other ecosystems?

Canon welcomes ELPH 530 HS / 320 HS, SX260 HS and D20 to PowerShot lineup

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In addition to the new additions to Canon's A-Series of digital cameras, the company is also giving more demanding consumers a similar outpouring of love with four additional shooters in the PowerShot family, which sport a diverse array of features such as WiFi connectivity, 20x optical zoom and rugged...
Canon welcomes ELPH 530 HS / 320 HS, SX260 HS and D20 to PowerShot lineup
Be Great Partners adds four new tech startups to its portfolio

Google Maps gets new API with improvements for tablets

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Google today announced new additions to the API for Google Maps, bringing new information layers, as well as improved integration with Google Play services. The new Maps API is compatible with devices running Android 2.2 and up, and it brings better user interface designs for Android tablets, shoring up Google's...
Google Maps gets new API with improvements for tablets

Valve for sale? Asian firms reportedly in talks to purchase video game studio

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Even though Valve CEO Gabe Newell said it’s more likely that his company will “disintegrate,” rather than being bought out, reports are out that two major Asian online game companies are discussing a possible purchase of the Bellevue-based video game company. Nexon and NCsoft reportedly met in Hawaii on Wednesday to...
Valve for sale? Asian firms reportedly in talks to purchase video game studio

Google Cuts 1,058 Full-Time Jobs In Q3 As It Streamlines Motorola Mobility's Workforce

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Google’s Q3 earnings leaked today, and among the reported stats was a noteworthy gap in full-time employees between its Q2 and Q3 results. At the end of June, Google had 54,604 full-time employees, thanks to a massive influx of 20,293 new Motorola Mobility staff. As of September 30, the company...
Google Cuts 1,058 Full-Time Jobs In Q3 As It Streamlines Motorola Mobility's Workforce
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