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Minecraft: Pocket Edition downloaded more than 280,000 times on Christmas Day, more than 5.8 million times in 2012

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Minecraft developer and publisher Mojang recently released download figures for their sandbox building game on PC and Mac, Xbox Live Arcade and mobile version — Pocket Edition — on iOS and Android. Mojang saw a massive spike in downloads on all platforms during Christmas week, with 283,939 downloads for Minecraft:...
Minecraft: Pocket Edition downloaded more than 280,000 times on Christmas Day, more than 5.8 million times in 2012

GoodData Promises Business Intelligence That Really Makes Money

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Lots of companies these days talk about “big data.” The prevailing theory is that, with the right kind of intelligent analysis, there is embedded within the ebb and flow of a company’s daily operations useful information that can lead to cost savings or more efficiency, the elimination of bottlenecks, and...
GoodData Promises Business Intelligence That Really Makes Money

Microsoft unveils a boxy new Windows-inspired logo

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Microsoft Microsoft is changing its corporate logo for the first time in 25 years. As the Metro-ification of the company continues, Microsoft has revealed a new logo that reflects its new approach to visual design. For the first time in its history, Microsoft has a graphical symbol as part...
Microsoft unveils a boxy new Windows-inspired logo
Vine becomes more popular than Instagram for media sharing on Twitter

Google files patent app for unlocking devices, says we don't need no stinking slide-to-unlock

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Apple's legal assault on Android has ratcheted up another notch with Cupertino's newest complaint against Samsung, in which it alleges a bevy of devices infringe upon its slide-to-unlock patent. Help may be on the way, however, as a recent Google patent application shows Mountain View aims to acquire some...
Google files patent app for unlocking devices, says we don't need no stinking slide-to-unlock

ET deals: $635 for loaded Dell Inspiron 15R SE Core i5 laptop with $200 gift card

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Dell's Inspiron 15R Special Edition has always been a favorite among our deal hunting team. It offers a step-above-the-rest combination of features and performance at a price point that typically can't be beat. Today's deal takes that lineage and bumps it up a notch.The deals starts with the 15R SE...
ET deals: $635 for loaded Dell Inspiron 15R SE Core i5 laptop with $200 gift card

Taking online discussions up a notch

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With Potluck, co-founder Josh Miller and crew want to take the idea of egalitarian Internet chatter even further. FORTUNE -- The way 22-year-old Josh Miller sees it, there's no shortage of ways for Internet users to blog or make comments. But a place to hold high-quality discourse? That's harder to...
Taking online discussions up a notch

Top 10 tech upgrades to make your small business run faster

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If you run a small business, you know that things happen faster than they do in the corporate world. Thats all the more reason to make sure your technology is up to date and is able to keep up with you and your employees. If you're lucky enough to...
Top 10 tech upgrades to make your small business run faster

Dropbox iOS Update Brings Twitter And Facebook Sharing, Support For AirPrint

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Dropbox has been busy. After adding new security features in the wake of an accounts hijacking, and adding support for the Galaxy Camera and the Galaxy Note II, the company has now released an update to its iOS app. Not too long ago, Dropbox added direct uploads to Vimeo, and...
Dropbox iOS Update Brings Twitter And Facebook Sharing, Support For AirPrint

One Reason Apple May Make A Bigger iPhone: Battery Size

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A bigger box means more room for more power. Rumors about Apple's next iPhone continue to roll in, but one of the more persistent ones right now is that among the devices released for 2012 will be a bigger format iPhone sporting a larger screen. Given that there's an...
One Reason Apple May Make A Bigger iPhone: Battery Size

The 16GB black iPad mini joins every white SKU in selling out its pre-order stock

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Four out to the six available iPad mini SKUs are sold out on the Apple online store, having their shipping date pushed back several weeks. It appears that today the 16 gigabyte, black-color iPad mini sold through the last of its initial batch of pre-order stock. It is a standard...
The 16GB black iPad mini joins every white SKU in selling out its pre-order stock
Minecraft's Notch on earning $101M in 2012: 'It's weird as f--'

Titan steals No. 1 spot on Top500 supercomputer list

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The machine, located at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee, bumps the IBM-based Sequoia system down a notch with its performance of 17.59 petaflops per second. [Read more]...
Titan steals No. 1 spot on Top500 supercomputer list

Is NYC the next tech mecca?

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Whether or not NYC is the next tech mecca, my moving here is not a reflection on that, one way or the other. I am here for mostly personal reasons. It's where I grew up. It feels like it's where I belong right now, so this is where I am....
Is NYC the next tech mecca?

Target Data raises $1 million in venture debt to integrate its moving data into ad networks

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Today Target Data announced that it has raised $1 million in a debt round with Western Technology Investments. Previously, the company raised $3 million from Apex Venture Partners. Target Data works to identify individuals that are moving (from one house to another) as quickly as possible. It then vends this data....
Target Data raises $1 million in venture debt to integrate its moving data into ad networks
More alleged photos of Amazon's new Kindle Fire emerge, add a bit of validity to earlier leak

ViewSonic ViewPhone 4e, 4s, and 5e dual-SIM phones mix work and play

www.pocket-lint.com
MWC 2012: New smartphones detailed ViewSonic has announced the launch of a new range of dual-SIM Android smartphones - the ViewPhone 4e, 4s, ViewPhone 5e, and ViewPhone 3 - on Sunday, at Mobile World Congress.? Following on from the ViewSonic V350 dual-SIM smartphone, launched in 2011, the new phones...
ViewSonic ViewPhone 4e, 4s, and 5e dual-SIM phones mix work and play
Can connected devices change the world?

Google Glass: Warby Parker In The Frame To Help With Design

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Google's making sure it won't make a spectacle of itself. So, Google has got this thing, Google Glass--well, these things, these AR glasses, and everyone is going crazy over them. Yesterday we got the closest to seeing what the world looks like when you've got a pair of them...
Google Glass: Warby Parker In The Frame To Help With Design
Programming for all, part 2: From concept to code

Minecraft developer sued by aggressive litigator over DRM patent

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Copy protection company Uniloc has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Mojang, the development company behind popular block game Minecraft. Uniloc claims that the Android version of Minecraft infringes patent number 6,857,067 describing a "system and method for preventing unauthorized access to electronic data." Uniloc is a serial litigator that...
Minecraft developer sued by aggressive litigator over DRM patent

AT&T vows Nokia Lumia 900 launch will eclipse iPhone's

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AT&T through both official and off-the-record conversation on Wednesday promised that its upcoming launch of the Nokia Lumia 900 would be its largest ever. Devices lead Jeff Bradley told CNET that the April 8 debut would be a "notch above anything we've ever done" and explicitly included the iPhone in...
AT&T vows Nokia Lumia 900 launch will eclipse iPhone's

Google's annual Oprah moment, Google I/O, coming May 15-17

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The next annual Google I/O, one of the most hotly anticipated tech conferences each year, will take place May 15-17, 2013, the Google Developers Twitter account announced today. You can't sign up just yet—registration information is promised in early 2013. Held since 2008 in San Francisco, Google I/O is...
Google's annual Oprah moment, Google I/O, coming May 15-17

About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month

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More than three months after About.me ‘bought itself back’ from AOL, spinning itself out as an independent company once again, the San Francisco-based startup is now ramping things up a notch by introducing personalized domain names for its online identity platform. The service constitutes part of its new freemium business...
About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month

Minecraft creator attacks Windows

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Minecraft's Markus "Notch" Persson accuses Microsoft of "trying to ruin the PC as an open platform"....
Minecraft creator attacks Windows

Verizon doubles FiOS speeds to 300Mbps, thumb-twiddling waits are officially over

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Verizon's IP network traffic jam apparently wasn't that much of an issue, since it just kicked up the speeds for FiOS service by a notch... or ten. Unless you're a spendthrift sticking to the base 15Mbps plan, download speeds have more than doubled across the board -- including to...
Verizon doubles FiOS speeds to 300Mbps, thumb-twiddling waits are officially over

ETSI finally publishes its 4FF nano-SIM standard, goes with unaltered Apple-proposed design

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A week after it announced that it had chosen the final standard for the new 4FF nano-SIM standard, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) has finally updated the documentation on its website, confirming Apple’s nano-SIM proposal has not been altered in any way. When the original specification was announced, the dimensions...
ETSI finally publishes its 4FF nano-SIM standard, goes with unaltered Apple-proposed design

Google's Nexus 7 tablet hits the iFixit teardown labs

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We can always count on iFixit to get down and dirty with its spudger and the latest tablet tech, and we're not going home empty handed today. The latest victim happens to be Google's recently announced Nexus 7, which has achieved a "repairability score" of 7 out of 10...
Google's Nexus 7 tablet hits the iFixit teardown labs
'Minecraft' creator claims Xbox 360 version is the best-selling Live Arcade game ever, with over two million sold

Google fires back at Microsoft on tracking: Internet Explorer is “widely non-operational”

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The war of words between Microsoft and Google has just been a raised a notch after Google released a statement in which it criticises the the Redmond-based firm, saying that settings for its Internet Explorer Web browser are “widely non-operational”. The comments come after Microsoft jumped into the brouhaha surrounding...
Google fires back at Microsoft on tracking: Internet Explorer is “widely non-operational”
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