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Rare transit of Venus a boon to exoplanet researchers
Where did dogs come from? It turns out we don't really know

CareerBuilder expands its Asian presence to Vietnam with double acquisition

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US-headquartered online recruitment giant CareerBuilder has expanded its presence in Asia after moving into Vietnam following the completion of an undisclosed deal to buy HRVietnam and KiemViec, two sites owned by local Web content firm Vietnam Online Network (VON), according to Tech In Asia. KiemViec, in particular, is a key service and, alongside...
CareerBuilder expands its Asian presence to Vietnam with double acquisition
Ericsson: 85% of the world will see 3G/4G in 2017

Twitter Acquires Cloudhopper, Looks To Become Highest Volume SMS Program Worldwide

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Twitter announced this morning its acquisition of Cloudhopper, a startup it hopes will help it "become one of the highest volume SMS programs in the world." As Twitter notes in its blog post, the service was originally born on the back of SMS and the move looks to further emphasize...
Twitter Acquires Cloudhopper, Looks To Become Highest Volume SMS Program Worldwide

LG officially announces white Nexus 4, but you can't buy it just yet

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White phone fans rejoice: the Nexus 4 now comes in white. LG The white Nexus 4 has a black front, but white sides and a white back. LG White phone fans, get out your wallets: LG's white Nexus 4, which was outed (but not officially announced) earlier this month...
LG officially announces white Nexus 4, but you can't buy it just yet

Chrome and Firefox usurping Internet Explorer in certain regions

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Although Internet Explorer held its majority — albeit steadily shrinking — market share for global browser usage in April, a new post from Pingdom illustrates that Microsoft has already been trumped by Google and Mozilla in certain regions. Citing StatCounter, the company has compiled usage data for North America,...
Chrome and Firefox usurping Internet Explorer in certain regions
Samsung's Galaxy S III steals smartphone crown from iPhone

PlayStation Network Down [PSN]

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Sony PlayStation 3 owners in multiple regions (including North America, Europe, and Australia) are facing the inability to sign into the PlayStation Network online gaming service, corrupted user data and inability to play some games online or off. The problems are accompanied by the 8001050F error code.When they try...
PlayStation Network Down [PSN]
App revenue intrigue

Bing Adds Boatload Of New “Venue Maps” For International Markets

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Microsoft announced today, that in conjunction with Nokia, Bing has added “more than 2,700 venue maps” in North America, Europe and Asia. You can access them online at Bing.com/maps (“explore venue maps”). In the US and UK markets venue (indoor) maps are also available on... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Bing Adds Boatload Of New “Venue Maps” For International Markets
Vision Critical 'Very Satisfied' with $20M for its online customer surveys

Android devices have already been found to infringe 17 valid Apple and Microsoft patents

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Roughly three months ago I listed 11 Apple and Microsoft patents that courts in different countries had deemed valid and infringed by Android-based devices. This list has grown by more than 50% during this calendar quarter, so I wanted to update it.With respect to each patent-in-suit, my list reflects the...
Android devices have already been found to infringe 17 valid Apple and Microsoft patents

Kony 2012 Cover the Night campaign flops

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Few heed the call to cover cities across the world with warlord's posters and murals to put pressure on governments to arrest himThe Kony 2012 Cover the Night campaign woke up to awkward questions on Saturday after activists failed to blanket cities with posters of the wanted Ugandan warlord, Joseph...
Kony 2012 Cover the Night campaign flops
If your kids like Pokemon, they'll go nuts for Nukotoys (with video)

Social Media Trends at Fortune 100 Companies [STATS]

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PR firm Burson-Marsteller studied the 100 largest companies in the Fortune 500 list and found that 79% of then use Twitter, Facebook, YouTube or corporate blogs to communicate with customers and other stakeholders. The firm broke its findings down by region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America) and...
Social Media Trends at Fortune 100 Companies [STATS]

iPhone 5 sales above 5 million, Apple says, surpassing iPhone 4S

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Apple announced Monday that it had sold more than 5 million units of its new iPhone 5 in the smartphone's first weekend on the market. The phone, which began selling Friday in nine markets across North America, Europe and Asia, is set to launch in 22 more countries on...
iPhone 5 sales above 5 million, Apple says, surpassing iPhone 4S

Carriers in Most of the World to See Flat Revenue While Emerging Markets Take Off

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Global telecom providers took in a whopping $1.5 trillion in revenue last year, but that figure won’t grow a heck of a lot over the next few years. According to a forecast from Analysys Mason, telecom revenue will increase just 1.7 percent annually through 2017, with growth in mobile offsetting...
Carriers in Most of the World to See Flat Revenue While Emerging Markets Take Off

Facebook's organ donor initiative comes to Asia, now live in Korea and Japan

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Facebook has quietly introduced its four-month-old organ donation feature to Asia, after initiative — which allows users to sign up as organ donors via the social network — quietly went live in South Korea and Japan overnight. We suspected that this move would be forthcoming yesterday, after a Yonhap report...
Facebook's organ donor initiative comes to Asia, now live in Korea and Japan
LG's 84-inch 4K TV hits Korean stores, coming to North America and Europe in September

Payvia snaps up Mogreet to bring MMS marketing together with carrier billing

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Carrier billing doesn’t have the hype of digital wallets or NFC, but it’s still a pretty convenient way to tackle mobile payments. After all, why enter a new set of credentials when you can simply have something added to your cellphone bill? Payvia, a company that has pushed more...
Payvia snaps up Mogreet to bring MMS marketing together with carrier billing

Canonical founder says a 'very large' silicon supplier is already backing Ubuntu on mobile

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Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth revealed today that a “very large supplier of silicon to the mobile industry” has committed to Ubuntu on mobile and agreed to optimize the Linux-based operating system for their products. It follows the reveal of the company’s new tablet-ready Ubuntu interface, which is optimized for touch...
Canonical founder says a 'very large' silicon supplier is already backing Ubuntu on mobile

Oppo Find 5 gets January 29 retail date in China, likely soon after in US, Europe

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Big handset fans (we'll abstain from the ph-word) will soon have another option in the Oppo Find 5, as it's set to go on pre-order in China for 2,998 yuan ($485) on January 15th. That sum will get buyers there the 16GB model (pricing for the 32GB version in...
Oppo Find 5 gets January 29 retail date in China, likely soon after in US, Europe

Parallels adds former Mac OS chief Bertrand Serlet to board

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Parallels, which makes desktop virtualization software for running Windows on Macs, has appointed Bertrand Serlet, Apple’s former senior vice president of software engineering, to its board as a non-executive director. He was known as the “father of Mac OS X” during his tenure at Apple. Bertrand Serlet Serlet, who left Apple in...
Parallels adds former Mac OS chief Bertrand Serlet to board

TNW Academy class archives: Now available for download [Discounts]

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One of our goals, since the first days of TNW Academy, was to bring the amazing instructors to your desktop no matter where in the world you are. At present, this means that we’re trying to balance our class timing between North America, Europe, Asia and the rest of the...
TNW Academy class archives: Now available for download [Discounts]

Bing Venue Maps gets global-sized update, makes Euros' shopping trips easier

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In case you thought all those 165TB of satellite shots would slow down the Bing Maps updates -- think again. And while this one might not be as loaded as the aforementioned goods, the latest refresh to Redmond's mapping service is likely to make at least a few shopaholic...
Bing Venue Maps gets global-sized update, makes Euros' shopping trips easier

LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale If you weren’t a fan of the Nexus 4′s original black color, LG has just debuted a new model that looks a bit more stylish. The company announced a white Nexus 4 today, which will begin shipping in...
LG unveils a vanilla white Nexus 4 -- exec says it won't build the Nexus 5
Trion to publish XL Games' massive online game ArcheAge in Western markets (exclusive)

YouTube Is 27% Of Mobile Video Traffic In N. America, Netflix Just 2%

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YouTube is the largest source of mobile video traffic, according to a new report from Sandvine, and now accounts for as much as 25% of network data, and no less than 12% at any given time. The report examined traffic across a selection of Sandvine’s 200+ customers in North America,...
YouTube Is 27% Of Mobile Video Traffic In N. America, Netflix Just 2%
Fujitsu quad-core Tegra 3 prototype Android phone hands-on
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?