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Nokia CEO: Google is making Android more closed

Google's Eric Schmidt: change British law and we'd pay more tax

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Executive chairman defends company's 'fiduciary responsibility' in face of criticism and says 'what we are doing is legal'Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, has continued to defend the company's tax affairs, insisting it would comply with British law if it was changed and claiming to be perplexed by the debate.In a...
Google's Eric Schmidt: change British law and we'd pay more tax

In Oracle Trial, Google’s Android Boss Confirms Java Talks With Sun

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Google's Andy Rubin -- the man who oversees Android -- took the stand on Monday during the company's ongoing legal battle with Oracle As the trial over Android’s use the Java programming language entered its second week, the man who oversees Google’s mobile operating system took the stand, and under...
In Oracle Trial, Google’s Android Boss Confirms Java Talks With Sun

Remote smartphone diagnostics: the new Carrier IQ or helpful support tool?

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The importance of privacy has been dwindling for quite some time, and smartphones have become one of the biggest culprits. Allegations against Carrier IQ, location-based tracking, the recent concerns about Path snatching up iOS address book information -- all of these are just a few examples of mobile carriers...
Remote smartphone diagnostics: the new Carrier IQ or helpful support tool?

Pirate Bay co-founder charged with hacking IBM mainframes, stealing money

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Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was charged with hacking the IBM mainframe of Logica, a Swedish IT firm that provided tax services to the Swedish government, and the IBM mainframe of the Swedish Nordea bank, the Swedish public prosecutor said on Tuesday.  "This is the biggest investigation into...
Pirate Bay co-founder charged with hacking IBM mainframes, stealing money
Facebook finally releases rebuilt Android app with faster performance

Piracy Wars: Grooveshark's Looming Shutdown and Why Pirate Bay May Be Next

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Online music piracy has been an issue for well over a decade, but things have gotten much more interesting in the last few months. The shutdown of Megaupload was more or less the opening shot in the latest phase of the ongoing war over online piracy. Even before Kim Dotcom...
Piracy Wars: Grooveshark's Looming Shutdown and Why Pirate Bay May Be Next
Google sells Motorola Home to Arris for $2.35 billion in cash and stock

Here Are Three Ways Ford Plans For The Future

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When it comes to integrating technology into cars, Ford has to look outside of the automobile industry and look at big-picture shifts in society.  Business Insider spoke with Ford futurist Sheryl Connelly about how the automaker figures out the best technologies to put in its cars.  Connelly says Ford has...
Here Are Three Ways Ford Plans For The Future
Software patent progress? Hopefully, it's just a start
HTC Sensation and Sensation XE to get limited 'early access preview' of Android 4.0 in Europe

Samsung might have just outed the Galaxy Note II ahead of its official debut

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This image above is one that we’ve seen for quite some time now. We first saw it emerge earlier this year alongside early Galaxy S III reports, but the Galaxy S III ended up launching as a very different beast. Now we’re seeing the photo emerge once again, but...
Samsung might have just outed the Galaxy Note II ahead of its official debut

Exclusive: Intel CEO Paul Otellini on Windows 8, the Tablet Market and Competing With ARM

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Windows 8 represents a new kind of Windows release for Intel both in terms of the opportunities to expand into new markets as well as the threats posed to the chipmaker’s core PC processor business. On the one hand, the chipmaker sees the new Microsoft operating system as a way...
Exclusive: Intel CEO Paul Otellini on Windows 8, the Tablet Market and Competing With ARM

Sprint introduces My Wireless STS service to assist folks with speech disabilities

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Sprint's had text-to-speech services on devices like the Samsung Epic 4G for quite some time, and now, looking to build up on that, the company's introducing its My Wireless STS feature. The new speech-to-speech service aims to help people with speech disabilities by giving them access to an operator-assisted...
Sprint introduces My Wireless STS service to assist folks with speech disabilities

Top 10 Windows 8 Features #5: Live Performance and Reliability Charts

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Perhaps the most visible change to the Windows 8 Desktop (the "old" half of Microsoft's new operating system) will come from live performance graphs. Improved heuristics in the new Task Manager and all-new graphs in Windows Explorer, of all places, will tell you when "burst mode" kicks in and...
Top 10 Windows 8 Features #5: Live Performance and Reliability Charts

Windows 8 now up to 4.27% market share, but not at Windows 7′s expense

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As we move closer to the middle of 2013, Windows 8 is still growing its share steadily but slowly, as Windows XP and Vista decline. Last month, Windows 7 managed to regain some share, showing that despite its recent declines, it’s still going to be used for quite some time....
Windows 8 now up to 4.27% market share, but not at Windows 7′s expense

DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

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For quite some time now, we've been reporting on how the big television players were so upset that Hulu and Netflix were dragging them kicking and screaming into the 21st century (even though they owned Hulu) that they were working on plans to kill off both services -- or at...
DOJ Realizes That Comcast & Time Warner Are Trying To Prop Up Cable By Holding Back Hulu & Netflix

NYT: Windows 8 fails to excite, sales off to slow start

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Windows 8 has failed to draw the excited masses that some earlier versions of Microsoft’s (MSFT) PC operating system had attracted, according to a report published Sunday by The New York Times. Microsoft and its partners hoped the new platform would be a catalyst in a weak PC market, but...
NYT: Windows 8 fails to excite, sales off to slow start

Rubinstein Interview: With webOS Transition Under Way, It Was Time to Leave HP

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Asa Mathat | AllThingsD.com On the heels of the news of his departure from HP Friday, Apple veteran and onetime Palm head Jon Rubinstein spoke with AllThingsD about the move and the fate of Palm’s webOS. Why leave Hewlett-Packard now? A few months before we shipped the TouchPad, I told...
Rubinstein Interview: With webOS Transition Under Way, It Was Time to Leave HP

T-Mobile Will Launch LG's Ice Cream Sandwich-Powered Optimus L9 "This Fall"

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AT&T and Sprint have already laid claim to LG’s flagship Optimus G handset, but what of the rest of the Big 4 national carriers? Verizon has been keeping awfully quiet on the subject — maybe because it’s still trying to push LG’s curious Intuition phablet — and for now...
T-Mobile Will Launch LG's Ice Cream Sandwich-Powered Optimus L9 "This Fall"

The Witness is headed exclusively to PlayStation 4, the next game from Braid creator Jonathan Blow

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Nothing could've been more delightful than Braid creator Jonathan Blow suddenly appearing on-stage at Sony's big PlayStation 4 reveal only to make fun of all the explosions the event had already featured. Oh sure, he was also at the event to reveal that his latest game, The Witness, is...
The Witness is headed exclusively to PlayStation 4, the next game from Braid creator Jonathan Blow
Wall Street got the Facebook IPO it deserved

Huntsy, a dashboard for finding your dream job, passes 10K registered users in 2 months

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Huntsy, a new tool for managing your job search, has only been in the public eye since its launch in March. Since then, it has garnered strong early traction, passing 10,000 registered users as of last week. The easiest way to think of Huntsy is as a content management system...
Huntsy, a dashboard for finding your dream job, passes 10K registered users in 2 months

Yes, An Independent Invention Defense For Patents Is Completely Feasible

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Mike has been advocating an independent invention defense against patent infringement for quite some time now -- that is, in the absence of actual copying, a patent holder should not be able to sue a subsequent innovator. There are plenty of posts going over the rationale for such a defense,...
Yes, An Independent Invention Defense For Patents Is Completely Feasible

On the Map by Simon Garfield - review

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This collection of cartographic curiosities is delivered with all the enthusiasm of a child with an encyclopedia and a sugar rushOn the Map is, at its core, a collection of short narratives concerning the history of cartography, which are linked together by Simon Garfield's energy and enthusiasm into a hugely...
On the Map by Simon Garfield - review
Sprint to launch Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus on April 22nd?

The Candy Crush Saga of Korea: SundayToz's Anipang generating $500,000 a day

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While the eyes of the mobile development community at the 2013 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco are set on King’s Candy Crush Saga, SundayToz’s match-3 puzzler Anipang has silently been tearing up the Korean market on mobile for quite some time, the same way Candy Crush Saga is in...
The Candy Crush Saga of Korea: SundayToz's Anipang generating $500,000 a day

Ellen Pao: I’m Not Quitting Kleiner Perkins

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Ms. Pao (kpcb.com) Ellen Pao has broken her silence to issue a short statement regarding her position at Kleiner Perkins, the firm she is suing for gender discrimination–on Quora, of all places. (Quora: a publicist’s nightmare?) On a question asking if she had left the firm following her lawsuit, Ms....
Ellen Pao: I’m Not Quitting Kleiner Perkins
In case you were wondering, GQ's editor wants a pair of Google Glass

Twitter signals new limits for app developers, more control for itself in new v1.1 API

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Twitter has been broadcasting for quite some time that it would be making changes to the API that developers use to access it for apps and today the company is finally beginning to detail what those changes are. First and foremost, developers who create apps that perform traditional 3rd...
Twitter signals new limits for app developers, more control for itself in new v1.1 API
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