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Report: Project Oscar, UK's Multi-Carrrier Mobile Payment JV, Could Get Regulator Nod This Summer

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Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone and Telefonica’s O2 are all pushing ahead on their own mobile payment services, but in a bid to outpace companies like Apple and Google that may disintermediate them completely, these carriers are also working together. Now, a carrier JV in the UK, code-named Project Oscar, which...
Report: Project Oscar, UK's Multi-Carrrier Mobile Payment JV, Could Get Regulator Nod This Summer

Newcastle hotel replaces guest Bibles with Kindles

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A U.K. hotel is stocking its rooms with electronic versions of the Good Book as a contemporary nod to the area's book publishing history. [Read more]...
Newcastle hotel replaces guest Bibles with Kindles
Protest stirs up GDC with 'God hates game designers' message
Foursquare evokes location nostalgia with new history page
Facebook celebrates weddings and engagements with new homepage feature
Younity makes its limitless personal cloud service social, unshackling the files stored on all your devices
OkStupid: There's a New Site Dating Site for All Your Trolling Needs

Huawei Ascend D1 hits the FCC with pentaband HSPA+

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Of the trio of Huawei's Diamond-class smartphones announced at Mobile World Congress in February, the dual-core Ascend D1 got the least amount of buzz. Today, however, the handset gets its opportunity to bask in the spotlight, since it's the first of the group to obtain the FCC's nod of...
Huawei Ascend D1 hits the FCC with pentaband HSPA+

Chatroulette Being Used for Marketing? Say It Ain't So!

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That didn't long. Leave it to marketers to find a way to use any innovative new web service to promote their own ends. The latest example? A Chatroulette contest launched by international clothing brand French Connection. According to contest rules, participants are asked if they can "conquer the sinister world...
Chatroulette Being Used for Marketing? Say It Ain't So!
'Star Trek Into Darkness' trailer finally hits the web

WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration

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Moxtra, the new organizational app from the team behind WebEx, wants to classify your media and help you collaborate better.  What’s most interesting is how well the iPhone/iPad app plays well with other software. The free app allows you to add virtually any type of multimedia, including documents, photos, web...
WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration

Now you can watch YouTube on Epson smart glasses with just a nod

www.computerworld.com
Epson America is bringing hands-free interaction with YouTube to its smart glasses, which could set the stage for improved usability of applications like augmented reality....
Now you can watch YouTube on Epson smart glasses with just a nod
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean monument appears on Google's lawn

Senator Lieberman claims July is the last chance for cybersecurity legislation, turning up the heat on Congress

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If you are a regular reader of TNW’s policy coverage, you know quite well that cybersecurity legislation is a hot topic in Congress at the moment, and that it appears utterly stuck. For a lengthy discussion of why that is, head here. I’m going to be brief and summary in...
Senator Lieberman claims July is the last chance for cybersecurity legislation, turning up the heat on Congress
Google and Samsung: with partners like these, who needs enemies?
Apple Teases A 'Whole New World' Will Be Revealed Next Week (AAPL)

App of the Week: TED app gets us ready for BC in 2014

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We were excited to see the news last week that the main TED conference is moving to Vancouver, B.C., in 2014 — practically our backyard.  As it happens, the TED app for iPhone and iPad was also recently updated with a slate of improvements, so thought it was only appropriate to give...
App of the Week: TED app gets us ready for BC in 2014

Google Chrome for Android comes out of beta, hits Play today

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Sick of hearing about Google yet? Perhaps you're not. The search giant has unleashed one final bit, quietly announcing that Chrome for Android has finally emerged from its beta stage as a stable release. Version 18.0.1025123 has officially arrived in Google Play and is available for download now for...
Google Chrome for Android comes out of beta, hits Play today
Songdrop Is Like A Delicious For Music For That Lives Outside Of Paywalls
Sony bucks Ultra High-Definition name, to use '4K UHD' instead

Turn your keyboard into a recliner with uChair

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Sit back, relax, and type in comfort with this ergonomic split keyboard. Just don't nod off. [Read more]...
Turn your keyboard into a recliner with uChair
Sprint's LTE Service Quietly Appears In The SF Bay Area

MPAA Pretends Dodd Didn't Say That New SOPA Negotiations Were Underway

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So Chris Dodd just said that there were ongoing backroom negotiations for a new SOPA, with some push from the White House. Of course, he did it with a wink and a nod, by saying he was "confident" that such was "the case" but that he wouldn't "go into more...
MPAA Pretends Dodd Didn't Say That New SOPA Negotiations Were Underway

Instagram Users Take Complaints to Facebook

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Instagram users took to social networks Tuesday to comment on Facebook’s acquisition of the mobile photo sharing application, and not all of them are hitting the “Like” button. European Pressphoto Agency Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s post announcing the deal has been “liked” more than 134,000 times in the last 22...
Instagram Users Take Complaints to Facebook

Google Doodles Obvious Nod To...Some Games...Or Something...

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Google users have long noticed the search page's "doodles", where Google redesigns their logo as an homage to something having to do with that day's history (Yes! I managed to link to a Techdirt story from two-thousand-and-freaking-two! Beat that, other Techdirt writers!). Often times these are nods to the birthdays...
Google Doodles Obvious Nod To...Some Games...Or Something...

LG LS831 goes back to FCC, reveals 5MP camera, Sprint intentions

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Sprint's been kept pretty quiet on the Windows Phone front, but it looks like the Now Network is getting back into the game. Well, at least soon. The LG LS831 has made a return visit to the FCC, this time showing some visible hardware. That includes a Sprint-only 800MHz...
LG LS831 goes back to FCC, reveals 5MP camera, Sprint intentions
Path 3: The leading private social network gets more personal, more human, and more money

IBM taps Cloudera for big data platform

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IBM has tapped Cloudera as the primary commercial Hadoop distribution of choice for its big data platform. This represents something of an about-face by both companies. IBM executives used to complain (privately) that Cloudera was not ready for enterprise use. And their counterparts at Cloudera used to beef that IBM...
IBM taps Cloudera for big data platform
Google Drive gets more social with chat and profile photos

Smartphone wallet given nod by EU

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Everything Everywhere, O2 and Vodafone are given the green light to jointly develop a digital wallet product for mobile devices....
Smartphone wallet given nod by EU
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