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Apple accidentally reveals iCloud.com banner notifications

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A test of a new banner notification feature at Apple's official iCloud website was mistakenly made public on Tuesday, revealing a forthcoming feature for the service....
Apple accidentally reveals iCloud.com banner notifications
Motorola’s smart watch gets social with improvements

Mac App Boom Makes Your Speakers Go Up To 11

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The sound booster Mac App called Boom will be releasing its Mountain Lion version on the Apple Store tomorrow. If you have ever wished you could raise the volume on your speakers higher than the maximum level that Apple allows (or to 11), you should check out the low-cost app...
Mac App Boom Makes Your Speakers Go Up To 11
Dropbox redesigns desktop client, mobile clients with improved notifications and sharing

Samsung Sues Apple in Korea over iOS Notifications Feature

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For some time now I've been hearing the Android community complain about Apple copying their notification feature. PCWorld noted in 2011 that Google's notification system was first introduced in Android OS 2.0 and was one of five Android features that Apple ripped off. CNET noted in that same year that...
Samsung Sues Apple in Korea over iOS Notifications Feature

Motorola ban on Apple push data upheld in Germany

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Apple's appeal to the ban of push notifications in Germany after a legal spat with Motorola fell on deaf ears this past Wednesday. The ban will continue for a time of at least one year, keeping Apple legally prohibited from using its push notification feature for its iCloud and outgoing...
Motorola ban on Apple push data upheld in Germany

Google Voice Goes Real-Time (Well, Almost)

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Google is touting a new feature for their mobile VoIP application, Google Voice: instant notification of new SMS text messages and voicemails. You may have thought an app meant to replace your phone's functions would already be doing that, but in reality, Google Voice delayed notifications for 15 minutes by...
Google Voice Goes Real-Time (Well, Almost)

Skype in the Workspace launches to help millions of SMBs network globally

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Skype has announced that it’s taking its ‘in the classroom’ concept beyond educational establishments and into the wider working world with the launch of Skype in the Workspace . Skype in the Classroom was launched way back in 2010, and was one of the company’s first forays into the education...
Skype in the Workspace launches to help millions of SMBs network globally

Samsung Demands Access to Apple's iOS 6 Source Code in Notification Lawsuit in Korea

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In late December, we reported that the Korean online news site iNews24 reported that Samsung had brought a lawsuit against Apple over their use of their new iOS Notification feature. No other details were available at that time. Well, today the case is making headlines in Korea and it's a...
Samsung Demands Access to Apple's iOS 6 Source Code in Notification Lawsuit in Korea

Facebook Has A Brilliant New Way To Get Rid Of Annoying App Notifications (FB)

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Facebook is rolling out a new feature that lets you block application notifications without having to plow through your provacy settings. TechCrunch reports that this new notification feature allows users to turn off pop ups that assault your mobile phone and fill your notification pane. Facebook has also worked to...
Facebook Has A Brilliant New Way To Get Rid Of Annoying App Notifications (FB)

Pinterest App Gets New Mention, Notification & Search Features

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Pinterest is upping its mobile game by adding more mention, notification and search features to its iOS and Android apps. Now including the “@” sign before a name makes it possible for Pinterest users to mention friends within the app. The new notification feature alerts users via the... Please visit...
Pinterest App Gets New Mention, Notification & Search Features

With 90M users, Viber adds group messaging

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If you want to know why over-the-top communications services are giving cellular operators such heart burn, just check out VoIP and messaging app Viber. The app, available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone, has become a popular way for people to make free phone calls and send messages to...
With 90M users, Viber adds group messaging

Social dating service Badoo launches an iPad app for its 172 million users

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London-based social network Badoo has finally released its iPad app, adding tablets to its list of devices that the service can be accessed on. In doing so, the company says that it helps move it closer towards its goal of connecting “people around the world for flirting, dating and making new...
Social dating service Badoo launches an iPad app for its 172 million users

What’s Trending launching new season, new verticals and more event coverage

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There are many shows that claim to be “talk shows for the Internet,” but there’s only one weekly hour-long celebration of what’s popular in web culture. And What’s Trending, created by Shira Lazar and Damon Berger, is determined to keep its dominance going while also attempting to grow into a...
What’s Trending launching new season, new verticals and more event coverage

German appeals court lets Motorola continue to enforce its push notification patent against Apple

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For a significant period of time (which could be a year or more), Motorola gets to continue its enforcement of a German patent injunction that obligated Apple to deactivate the push notification feature of its iCloud and MobileMe service offerings for customers using those services in Germany.A spokeswoman for the...
German appeals court lets Motorola continue to enforce its push notification patent against Apple

Google Quietly Removes Censorship Warning Feature For Search Users In China

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Google has quietly disabled a feature that notified users of its search service in China when a keyword had been censored by the Chinese government’s internet controls, according to censorship monitoring blog GreatFire.org. The blog reports that the change was made sometime between December 5 and December 8 2012, with no official...
Google Quietly Removes Censorship Warning Feature For Search Users In China

Google+ Targets Emerging Markets with SMS Functionality

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There’s good news for Google+ users around the world today, particularly for those in emerging mobile markets. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) is rolling out its SMS notification feature in 41 countries today, which means more people can access the network regardless of the kind of mobile device they’re using. Last year...
Google+ Targets Emerging Markets with SMS Functionality

CBS affiliates see Twitter accounts hijacked; Password security in focus

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Two-factor authentication is in the spotlight again after the Twitter accounts for three CBS brands -- 60 Minutes, 48 Hours and a Denver news affiliate -- were hijacked and later suspended this weekend. The episodes add to a long list of media outlets and big companies that have been...
CBS affiliates see Twitter accounts hijacked; Password security in focus
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