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Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

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Julius Genachowski, the outgoing chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today touted his agency's record in promoting wireless competition over the last four years. And he warned that allowing AT&T and Verizon Wireless, the market leaders, to snap up all of the spectrum in an upcoming wireless auction...
Outgoing FCC chair: Wireless dominance by AT&T and Verizon a "very bad thing"

Apple Moving Away from Hon Hai may be a Good Thing

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Hon Hai, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics suffered their biggest decline in sales in its history, according to a new Bloomberg report. To give this a larger perspective, a new report out of Beijing yesterday stated that "Foxconn's net loss in 2012 was US $316 million, the biggest...
Apple Moving Away from Hon Hai may be a Good Thing
Triage for iPhone is a 'first aid' email app that helps speed clean your inbox

Obama To Hold "Fireside Hangout" On State of the Union Address

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt's radio series of 30 "fireside chats" was key way to connect the presidency to homes across the nation in 1933 and 1934. More than 75 years later, President Obama is using Google+ to "Hangout" with his constituents.  In his ongoing series paying respect to the New Deal...
Obama To Hold "Fireside Hangout" On State of the Union Address

China expresses concern at Android's domination of its smartphone market

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The greatest truism in the mobile world these days is that Android is growing, however its exponential expansion isn't being welcomed with open arms by all. A new research paper from the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (translated by Reuters) has concluded that the country's "mobile operating...
China expresses concern at Android's domination of its smartphone market

BLACKBERRY: We're Killing It With These New Phones (BBRY)

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Take this as you would like, but BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins says the new BlackBerry 10-based phones are selling well. We'll have more shortly, but for now, here is his statement: "In Canada, yesterday was the best day ever for the first day of a launch of a new BlackBerry...
BLACKBERRY: We're Killing It With These New Phones (BBRY)

What It's Like Using Hailo, The Instant Taxi-Hailing App That Just Raised $30 Million

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This past week I visited London and got to know the startup scene there. One of the most promising new tech companies to come out of Europe is Hailo, an iPhone app that lets you hail a nearby cab in real time. The best part: you can pay with a...
What It's Like Using Hailo, The Instant Taxi-Hailing App That Just Raised $30 Million
T-Mobile strikes back at AT&T attack ads
Facebook Rumored To Purchase Traffic App Waze For $1 Billion
'Joe Danger Touch' was born on PlayStation, but thrives on iPhone

Downton Abbey, Broadchurch and beyond: how ITV got back on top

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TV thriller Broadchurch was an extraordinary hit. Perhaps most surprising was the fact that it was on ITV, not always seen as the home of edgy entertainment. But that's changingThere was something out of the ordinary about Broadchurch, the TV murder mystery that kept nearly 10 million viewers guessing until...
Downton Abbey, Broadchurch and beyond: how ITV got back on top
Josh will be on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight with HTC First, Makerbot Replicator, and more!

Judge Allows FBI To Use Evidence Collected Via Stingray Fake Cell Towers

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For the past few years, we've been covering a key DOJ case against Daniel Rigmaiden. Rigmaiden appears to have been involved in some likely fraud, but after asking how the feds tracked him down, it was revealed that they used a fake mobile tower, often referred to as a "stingray"...
Judge Allows FBI To Use Evidence Collected Via Stingray Fake Cell Towers
Why are digital video effects artists so angry at Hollywood?
Sony reportedly creating 'Google Edition' Xperia Z, following Samsung and HTC
FCC Chairman calls for gigabit internet in all 50 states by 2015

Authorities bust global credit card fraud network

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A global credit card fraud network was shut down on Thursday as the result of an international police operation called "Pandora-Storm" that saw the participation of 20 law enforcement agencies from Europe, America and Australia, Europol announced,...
Authorities bust global credit card fraud network
Expensify now lets companies reimburse international employees in Bitcoin

Now Amazon Veterans Are Running Groupon (GRPN, AMZN)

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Now that Groupon has fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, the e-commerce company is largely in the hands of its current management team. And more than half of its management team previously worked at the largest e-commerce company in the world, Amazon.com. (They of course report up to Groupon investors and...
Now Amazon Veterans Are Running Groupon (GRPN, AMZN)
BII REPORT: Why The Rise Of Phablets Matters
BitTorrent launches SoShare beta, lets users send files up to 1TB in size
Let the '5G' confusion begin: Samsung demos ultra-fast wireless with bad branding
5 Mobile Payments Data Points That Will Blow Your Mind

Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond

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A week ago Microsoft formally requested the release of a $100 million bond it had posted about a year ago in connection with an anti-enforcement injunction against a patent injunction obtained by Motorola Mobility in Germany. Microsoft argues that the bond is no longer necessary because the United States District Court...
Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond
Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' leaks online a week before official release
BII REPORT: Why Mobile Payments Are Set To Explode
UNICEF says Facebook 'likes' won't save children's lives
Police raid Samsung office over alleged LG OLED technology theft

WikiLeaks slams U.S. for pursuing Snowden

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U.S. officials should be condemned for "bullying" other nations in their attempts to get them to turn over Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor, who leaked classified information on massive surveillance programs there, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday....
WikiLeaks slams U.S. for pursuing Snowden
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