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More Claims of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Coming at Next Week's Media Event

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Following yesterday's report from 9to5Mac stating that the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro would be introduced alongside the "iPad mini" at Apple's media event all but confirmed for October 23, AllThingsD now weighs in with its own sources making similar claims.The smaller iPad may be the star of Apple's as of...
More Claims of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Coming at Next Week's Media Event
Potential buyers are still interested in acquiring Hulu
Samsung Galaxy S4 First Impressions: Beautiful But Bloated [Gallery]

From Apple’s new iPad to Zeebox, here’s the week’s media news in review

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From a tech perspective, there’s little doubt that the launch of the new iPad was the biggest news this week. Considering how important tablets have become for newspapers, it is obviously important for the media as well. Yet, this is only one of the many things that have happened in...
From Apple’s new iPad to Zeebox, here’s the week’s media news in review
Twitter seeks more TV time with media hire Ben Grossman
PayPal to take on Square with lower fees and spiffy blue design
Universal and Fox movies blocked from iCloud on new Apple TV?
Hands-On With LG’s (Huge) Optimus Vu

63% of Australian Samsung phone owners mulling switch to iPhone 5, survey says

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Apple could win back some serious ground from Samsung with the release of its iPhone 5 this week, if a new survey from MobilePhoneFinder.com.au is to be believed. According to the poll, 62.9 percent of current Samsung phone owners are planning to buy Apple’s latest handset. Among the close to...
63% of Australian Samsung phone owners mulling switch to iPhone 5, survey says

Microsoft to unveil next Xbox at event on May 21st at its Redmond campus

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We’ve just received an invite from Microsoft to an event on May 21st where it will show off the next version of its Xbox console and media box. The next version of the company’s media play has been expected for a while, especially as Sony unveiled most of its PlayStation 4 at...
Microsoft to unveil next Xbox at event on May 21st at its Redmond campus

Nielsen: Women more likely to visit a social networking site while watching TV

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Some highlights from part two of Nielsen’s State of the Media: Advertising & Audiences report: Teenagers use game consoles for 8 minutes per night, on average, during primetime, which is more than twice as much as the general population. Women spend 61.2% of their time-shifted viewing during primetime watching Dramas. Women...
Nielsen: Women more likely to visit a social networking site while watching TV

iTunes Gets a Major Makeover

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The iPhone 5 was the centerpiece of Apple’s invitation-only event Wednesday morning, but there was another important product debuted alongside it: A brand new version of iTunes. A complete redesign of Apple’s media software, the latest iteration of iTunes features a new more intuitive layout, improved performance, easier playlist creation,...
iTunes Gets a Major Makeover

MLB plans ad exchanges to target premium baseball fans

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Major League Baseball will start collecting more data about customers who visit its websites as part of a plan to create new premium categories for online advertisers and increase revenue from MLB’s media properties. MLB is also planning online ad exchanges in which brands can bid in real time to...
MLB plans ad exchanges to target premium baseball fans

Apple's MobileMe technology chief departs to lead Thumbplay

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The director of technology for Apple's MobileMe service has departed to become the chief technology officer at Thumbplay, a U.S. media subscription service, the company revealed Monday....
Apple's MobileMe technology chief departs to lead Thumbplay

Yahoo's Latest Act Of Desperation May Also Be Stupid As Well As Dishonorable (YHOO)

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Yahoo is shaking down Facebook over patents. Waving pieces of paper around, Big Purple's lawyers are claiming that Yahoo invented key aspects of Facebook's advertising, social networking, and communications technologies. These lawyers are telling Facebook to pay up or face a lawsuit. We've already gone over how this is...
Yahoo's Latest Act Of Desperation May Also Be Stupid As Well As Dishonorable (YHOO)

ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

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Playback of 3D motion capture with a computer is nothing new, but how about with a solid levitating object? MIT's Media Lab has developed ZeroN, a large magnet and 3D actuator, which can fly an "interaction element" (aka ball bearing) and control its position in space. You can also...
ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

Apple TV Shortages Fuel Rollout Rumors

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The odds we'll see a new Apple TV at tomorrow's media event are better than 50 percent, but only just....
Apple TV Shortages Fuel Rollout Rumors

UltraViolet Hits 800k Digital Media Locker Accounts, Added 50k In The Last Six Weeks

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UltraViolet might sound too good to be true, but the service is growing. More Blu-ray titles are featuring the digital media option and consumers are at least trying the movie industry’s alternative to, well, piracy. iSupply just announced that there are now more than 800,000 household accounts, up from 750,000...
UltraViolet Hits 800k Digital Media Locker Accounts, Added 50k In The Last Six Weeks
MIT-developed laser camera can take pictures around corners
Google and Samsung: with partners like these, who needs enemies?

DirecTV Aims To Double Latin American Revenue To $10B In 5 Years

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Faced with a maturing market for satellite TV services in the U.S., DirecTV (NYSE: DTV) is pinning its future growth needs on the Latin American market. And on its Latin America Investor Day Thursday, the company outlined an ambitious agenda for doubling revenue in the region to more than...
DirecTV Aims To Double Latin American Revenue To $10B In 5 Years

Yahoo Buys Tumblr and Promises "Not to Screw It Up"

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You already know all the details, but here’s the official word from Yahoo on its $1.1 billion Tumblr deal. Note the touches of Tumblr-like whimsy in the release, and Yahoo’s tacit acknowledgment that this sort of thing is easy for a big company to botch. Yahoo! to Acquire Tumblr Promises...
Yahoo Buys Tumblr and Promises "Not to Screw It Up"
For And Against The iPad Mini

Yahoo Banking on Original Content — Again

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It’s back to the future time at Yahoo, it seems. The Internet portal/media giant has decided to invest in original content again, embarking on a hiring spree that’s so far added almost a dozen journalists from both traditional print media outlets (like Jane Sasseen from BusinessWeek) and online media...
Yahoo Banking on Original Content — Again

Do you always need real devices to test Android apps in the cloud? TestObject thinks not

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Android’s fragmentation woes may be fading, but they’re not gone yet. The fact that apps can run inconsistently across different Android devices has helped spawn a mini-industry in its own right, with companies such as TestDroid, AppThwack, DeviceAnywhere and TestCloud all offering app testing ‘in the cloud’, and outfits such...
Do you always need real devices to test Android apps in the cloud? TestObject thinks not

From Rupert Murdoch to Netflix, here’s the week’s media news in review

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Where to start? It’s been a tumultuous week in the world of media and it would be impossible to recap everything without erring into dissertation territory. But just for the hell of it, we thought we’d pull together some of the more notable events of the past seven days and...
From Rupert Murdoch to Netflix, here’s the week’s media news in review
Apple posts full video of iPhone 5 and refreshed iPod event

Digital advertising firm Buysight adds $8m to its coffers, ex-Microsoft exec to management team

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Buysight, a privately-held digital advertising company based in Palo Alto, California, has secured $8 million in Series B financing. The funding round was led by existing investors ONSET Ventures and Rembrandt Venture Partners, and brings Buysight’s total of capital raised to $18 million. Buysight offers retargeting and performance display advertising...
Digital advertising firm Buysight adds $8m to its coffers, ex-Microsoft exec to management team

Yahoo And Spotify Hook Up So You Can Listen To Music While Surfing Yahoo (YHOO)

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Spotify and Yahoo are joining forces to try and spread some musical love. Spotify will become a streaming service on Yahoo at first just on the Yahoo's music site but eventually across all of Yahoo! Meanwhile Yahoo will build an app for Spotify integration on Yahoo! entertainment sites will feature...
Yahoo And Spotify Hook Up So You Can Listen To Music While Surfing Yahoo (YHOO)

Tweetbot for Mac gets iOS version's media timeline, Profile Cover Image support in update

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Tapbots on Thursday released an update to the Mac version of its popular Twitter client Tweetbot, porting over a few key features from the iOS app like a dedicated media timeline.    ...
Tweetbot for Mac gets iOS version's media timeline, Profile Cover Image support in update
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?