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Philips W732 Android 4.0 smartphone coming to China, has 2,400mAh battery for extended web surfing

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The terms "Philips" and "phone" aren't as synonymous as they used to be in the US, but the manufacturer does crank out a smartphone from time to time in China nonetheless. Following the Gingerbread-based W632, Philips is now readying the W732: the smartphone features Ice Cream Sandwich, a 4.3-inch...
Philips W732 Android 4.0 smartphone coming to China, has 2,400mAh battery for extended web surfing
Samsung’s Galaxy Note is big, bold, and hopelessly dorky (review)
Huawei knocks off Ericsson as world's biggest telecom vendor
Professor tries to connect Craigslist missed connections with science

The New Foursquare Is Just A Twist On The Same Old Strategy

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This is a news note from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and analysis service focused on the mobile and Internet businesses. Sign up for a free trial here. Foursquare recently unveiled the "New Foursquare", the latest version of its product.  You may have heard that it was a radical...
The New Foursquare Is Just A Twist On The Same Old Strategy

4 Mobile Search Trends Tackled At SMX West 2013

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The 2013 SMX West conference could have easily be confused as the first SMX Authorship show with extensive interest in and questions surrounding Google’s use of authorship and the prominence of those articles associated with verified authors. However, it was mobile that led the way with one... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
4 Mobile Search Trends Tackled At SMX West 2013

Will Animated GIFs Decide The Elections?

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2012 is the year of the political GIF. Not just for Internet forum users, now established journalists and even Presidents are usins this venerable image format to convey instant commentary. (The Live GIF off, anyone?) The GIF's rise in prominence this election year even prompted PBS Ideas Channel host Mike Rugnetta...
Will Animated GIFs Decide The Elections?

Novell exec plots company's return

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Two decades ago, Novell's network operating system software was almost ubiquitous in the enterprise. Now, its current president wants to restore Novell to a similar level of prominence....
Novell exec plots company's return

Samsung's Epic Game Of Follow The Leader

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Samsung is turning the smartphone market in to one giant game of Simon Says. Samsung says stand on one foot. Samsung says make bigger phones. Samsung says to make smartphones available to all carriers. Sue the South Korean smartphone manufacturer in every patent court on the planet... Oh, we didn't say...
Samsung's Epic Game Of Follow The Leader

Evernote Launches Skitch 2.0, brings it to iPhone and iPod touch for the first time

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Sketching and annotation app Skitch is now available for Mac, iPad and – for the first time ever – iPhone and iPod touch. However the new version being released today is not available on Android or PC. Version two of the app has been given “the full Evernote treatment”, according...
Evernote Launches Skitch 2.0, brings it to iPhone and iPod touch for the first time

Oracle sues Lodsys, attempts to invalidate patents

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Texas-based shell company Lodsys has often been accused of being a patent troll for its various attempts to take legal action against app developers and companies it claims use its technologies. Most notably, the company last year attempted to get iOS and Android developers to pay royalities over in-app purchasing...
Oracle sues Lodsys, attempts to invalidate patents

Videos, events now featured in publisher tool for pages; Questions demoted to drop-down menu

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Facebook appears to be testing a consolidated content publisher on pages, giving new prominence to videos and events while hiding the Questions feature behind a drop-down menu. The publisher is the area from which page owners make posts to their fans. With the initial rollout of Timeline for pages, the...
Videos, events now featured in publisher tool for pages; Questions demoted to drop-down menu

Google+ Gives Users Noise Controls for Popular Posts

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Google+ is putting its volume slider on the What's Hot feature. What on Earth does that mean? It means that Google+ is giving its users fine-grained control over what appears in their main streams. The volume slider came out in December to let users adjust the prominence of posts from...
Google+ Gives Users Noise Controls for Popular Posts

YouTube Tries to Fix Its Comments Problem

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YouTube comment threads aren't exactly known for offering highly intellectual discussions. Today, however, YouTube is introducing a new experiment that is meant to highlight the best comments on any video. This experiment will offer a "highlights view" of comments that shows the top rated comments and comments from the uploader...
YouTube Tries to Fix Its Comments Problem

In defence of online comments | James Ball

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The internet would be a dull place without readers being able to challenge writers – and journalism would be impoverishedOnline comments are getting a bad press of late. After a small number of prison sentences have been doled out to online trolls, most recently to a tweeter who posted racist...
In defence of online comments | James Ball

Novell CEO plots company's return

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Two decades ago, Novell's network operating system software was almost ubiquitous in the enterprise. Now, its current president wants to restore Novell to a similar level of prominence....
Novell CEO plots company's return
Why Mark Shuttleworth thinks Ubuntu on phones will outclass Android
Microsoft puts Bing search ad on Facebook logout page
How touch-screen laptops can help the mobile Web

Sina links up with AutoNavi, Apple's Chinese maps partner, to integrate location service into Weibo

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Sina, the creator of China’s top microblogging platform, has announced a new partnership with market-leading navigation company AutoNavi to integrate location-based services into its Weibo service. The companies said the deal will allow Sina Weibo users to login to AMAP, AutoNavi’s mobile map application, and have direct access to the...
Sina links up with AutoNavi, Apple's Chinese maps partner, to integrate location service into Weibo
Google updates Google+ apps for mobile, adds photo filters to iPhone app

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
Why are journalists hostile to Forbes' Lewis DVorkin? He wants them to get real

Will the FTC Blink on the Google Antitrust Case?

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It may be Turkey Day on Thursday, but nobody wants to look like one. When everyone gets back from this week’s Thanksgiving break, many observers are expecting there to be some progress on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s investigation of Google’s alleged anti-competitive activities. The crucial issue right now is...
Will the FTC Blink on the Google Antitrust Case?
Android Nearly 75% Of All Smartphones Shipped In Q1; Samsung Tops 30%; Mobile Sales Overall Nearly Flat, Says Gartner

This iPhone app has made $500,000 from telling people how ugly they are

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There’s an app for everything it seems…including telling you how you rank on the ugly-ometer. Ugly Meter isn’t a new app, but it has been rising to prominence in recent times in the wake of coverage on shows such as Howard Stern and Jay Leno, and it now claims to...
This iPhone app has made $500,000 from telling people how ugly they are

The rise of the App Director

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“I’m just a storyteller, and the cinema happens to be my medium.” – Federico Fellini As Apple’s App Store nears its five year anniversary, a new kind of storyteller is rising in importance: The App Director. This isn’t an official title, but it’s definitely a state of mind and an...
The rise of the App Director

Facebook to Launch Its Own Snapchat Competitor App

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Facebook is currently testing its own built-in-house version of a “Snapchat-like” application, a messaging app which allows users to send impermanent photo messages to one another, according to sources familiar with the matter. Facebook plans to launch the app in the coming weeks, sources say, sometime before the end of...
Facebook to Launch Its Own Snapchat Competitor App
90 Seconds on The Verge: Monday, August 20th, 2012

Samsung Finds New Ways to Turn Hardware Prominence Into Smartphone Dominance

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Although Samsung still admittedly has work to do when it comes to phone software, the Korean electronics giant seems to have hardware all figured out. Samsung’s first move was to cover almost every imaginable screen size with a phone, tablet or phablet. If the smartphone business is a game of...
Samsung Finds New Ways to Turn Hardware Prominence Into Smartphone Dominance
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