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Windows Phone 8 details reportedly leak

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On tap for the next version of Microsoft's smartphone platform: support for different processors, screen sizes, and microSD storage, NFC, business support, Windows 8 integration, and more....
Windows Phone 8 details reportedly leak
Video service M-Go inks UltraViolet deal with 5 major movie studios

Jolicloud Me opens in beta, brings together shares in the cloud

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For as small as Jolicloud is, the company sure knows how to hang around. After renaming its cloud-based desktop operating system to Joli OS (and subsequently open-sourcing the thing), the outfit is taking a somewhat different approach with its latest offering. Jolicloud Me is a new type of cloud...
Jolicloud Me opens in beta, brings together shares in the cloud
XBMC 11.0 released with new Ubuntu-based live CD and iOS support
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean SDK now available to developers

Unity readies cross platform game development tool for BlackBerry 10 with open beta test

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Unity Technologies will soon extend its cross-platform game development tools with an open beta trial targeting the BlackBerry 10 OS. It is inviting developers to register now to be among the first to get access.Unity's tools can be used to create games simultaneously for a number of different platforms,...
Unity readies cross platform game development tool for BlackBerry 10 with open beta test

Vine enables video embeds, keeps web viewers in the loop

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Vine video posts have had an ephemeral quality when there's been few ways to show them off outside of catching a web link the moment it appears. There's a better way to make those six seconds last an eternity now that the Twitter-run service offers support for embedding its...
Vine enables video embeds, keeps web viewers in the loop

Nokia’s 2011 by the numbers: $1.4bn operating loss, 77.3m smartphones and 339.8m mobiles shipped

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Today, Finnish mobile giant Nokia submitted its annual SEC financial report for 2011, detailing its yearly financials, risks, forward-looking statements — generally giving us an overview of the company’s health at the end of last year. Last year, Nokia took action to reverse its smartphone business, signing a deal with...
Nokia’s 2011 by the numbers: $1.4bn operating loss, 77.3m smartphones and 339.8m mobiles shipped

Review: Daemon Tools USB lets you access and share your remote USB devices

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Daemon Tools made a name for themselves with simple, no-nonsense optical drive emulation software that allows your disk libraries to go from cake boxes filled with silver platters to immediately accessible disk images stored on your hard drive. While commercial upgrades have appeared over the years, the free version...
Review: Daemon Tools USB lets you access and share your remote USB devices

Corona Labs raises $2m to help mobile developers build for multiple platforms at speed

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Corona Labs, a Palo Alto-based firm that helps app developers build apps for multiple device platforms, has closed a $2 million financing round that will be used to grow its engineering team and worldwide business. The injection of capital is provided by existing investor Merus Capital — which put $1 million into...
Corona Labs raises $2m to help mobile developers build for multiple platforms at speed

Gowalla Launches on webOS and Vies for Your Checkins with Free Stuff

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Foursquare is battling for your SXSW check-ins with a musical scavenger hunt. Rival Gowalla is going to go after them with free gadgets – specifically free Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus devices as part of a promotion the location-based social networking service is unveiling in conjunction with...
Gowalla Launches on webOS and Vies for Your Checkins with Free Stuff
Google Cloud Platform launches Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum support packages with varying features

Finally A Redesign!? Ugly Craigslist Hiring UI Designer To Become “Faster, Friendlier And Easier”

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Recognizable, fast-loading, but outdated as hell website seeks Senior UI / Usability / Front End Engineer. Love it or hate it, Craigslist‘s design could provide a better experience, and apparently Craig thinks so too, as this weekend the site posted a job opening for someone to make it “faster, friendlier,...
Finally A Redesign!? Ugly Craigslist Hiring UI Designer To Become “Faster, Friendlier And Easier”

Daily Wrap: Ruby, PHP and Python Compared and More

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Ruby, PHP and Python are compared in an infographic by Udemy. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch every story that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give you a daily recap of...
Daily Wrap: Ruby, PHP and Python Compared and More

Nokia sells its Qt software business

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Finnish phone maker has agreed to sell its Qt software business to IT services firm Digia OyjStruggling mobile phone maker Nokia has agreed to sell its Qt software business to Finnish IT services company Digia Oyj as part of its strategy to sell off non-core assets.The companies did not disclose...
Nokia sells its Qt software business

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Just Declared War On Apple (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Sliding With Tech Stocks were up in early trading but started sliding about an hour after the open on chips stocks losses. Shares of MSFT are also in the red with the...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Just Declared War On Apple (MSFT)

Nokia is hooked on Windows Phone, now has to pay for it

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When Microsoft and Nokia married at the temple of Windows Phone last year, the dowry was nothing if not complicated. Nokia had to pay a minimum amount in software royalties to Microsoft regardless of how many Lumia smartphones it sold, but the financial hit was more than cancelled out...
Nokia is hooked on Windows Phone, now has to pay for it
Nokia reports $755 million operating loss from $9.4 billion revenue

Sencha updates framework for building native-looking mobile Web apps

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Sencha, a company that develops JavaScript libraries, announced this morning the availability Sencha Touch 2, a major new version of the company's framework for building mobile Web applications. The new version brings improved performance, broader platform support, and additional functionality. We discussed the update with Aditya Bansod, the senior...
Sencha updates framework for building native-looking mobile Web apps

Nokia: three big problems for deposed king of mobile phones

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Nokia is bleeding cash, and its plunge into the Microsoft ecosystem isn't off to a good start. What's next for the company?Nokia's results for Q1 2012 are in: They're not good. (See the earnings release here, Management's Conference Call presentation here.)Compared to the same quarter last year, Nokia overall revenue...
Nokia: three big problems for deposed king of mobile phones

Chrome Web Store to get multi-platform app support for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, and Chrome OS

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Google appears to be working on a significant update to its Chrome Web Store, used for distributing apps and extensions for both Chrome and Chrome OS. The company is planning to add multi-platform support, meaning developers will upload one app or extension with everything that’s needed for all platforms while...
Chrome Web Store to get multi-platform app support for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, iOS, and Chrome OS

All Told, Nokia Owes $650M More To Microsoft In Their Long-Term Platform Deal, Says Nokia

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Nokia today filed its 20-F financial report for the last fiscal year, in which it reiterated its projections for the next year ahead on device sales and margins for both devices and services, as well as for its Nokia Siemens Networks division. Perhaps more interestingly also spelled out some more...
All Told, Nokia Owes $650M More To Microsoft In Their Long-Term Platform Deal, Says Nokia
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More Industry Bloodletting: Nokia To Cut 10,000 Jobs Over Next 18 Months

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The mobile space will see a shakeout of sorts over the next 18 months. Nokia, the Finland-based maker of mobile phones, announced Wednesday that it will cut 10,000 jobs from its worldwide workforce through the end of 2013, as it attempts to regain its once-dominant place in a market increasingly...
More Industry Bloodletting: Nokia To Cut 10,000 Jobs Over Next 18 Months

Google revamps Chrome Web Store search UI for easier filtering

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Google has released an updated search interface for its Chrome Web Store that now tabulates filter options at the top of the page. Filter choices are: All, Apps, Extensions and Themes. Under the All section, users can also click on section headings to jump to a single category search. Google...
Google revamps Chrome Web Store search UI for easier filtering
Thermodo Reveals New Stretch Goals, Outside Developer Support And Backer Reward Levels

Evernote acquires handwriting app Penultimate

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You could already sketch notes or diagrams and save them to Evernote with this app. Acquisition by Evernote will mean tighter integration, more platform support. [Read more]...
Evernote acquires handwriting app Penultimate

See Yahoo’s Sketch-a-Search in Action [VIDEO]

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Earlier this week, Yahoo launched a new iPhone app called Sketch-a-Search that allows you to trace an area with your finger to get restaurant results in a specifically defined region. We had a chance to sit down with Director of Product Management Ariel Seidman for a demo of Sketch-a-Search,...
See Yahoo’s Sketch-a-Search in Action [VIDEO]

Idealism vs. pragmatism: Mozilla debates supporting H.264 video playback

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The HTML5 video element promised to be a game-changer for Internet media publishing. It provided a vendor-neutral standards-based mechanism for conveying video content on the Web without the need for proprietary plugins while offering a path for tighter integration of video content on the Web and broader platform support...
Idealism vs. pragmatism: Mozilla debates supporting H.264 video playback

Master your tasks: The 10 best to-do list apps

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Free ($29 per year for Premium); iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Mac, Windows, Web, plus extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Outlook, Thunderbird Pros: Email, browser, and platform integration; customizable views Cons: Must pay to search by keyword; no sharing Thanks to its HTML5 foundation, Todoist is especially speedy. Plus, its extensive platform...
Master your tasks: The 10 best to-do list apps
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