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Movie screenshot apps are Hollywood's most baffling target yet

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Do you know much money Hollywood loses every time you download a screenshot from The Hobbit? Probably nothing, but that isn’t preventing Warner Bros. Studio from going after Android apps like “Hobbit 3D Wallpaper HD”, which it says infringes on...
Movie screenshot apps are Hollywood's most baffling target yet

BlackBerry 10′s first update fixes battery life, third-party app speed, and more on the Z10

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Perhaps BlackBerry is finally paying attention: The company’s first major update for BlackBerry 10 on its Z10 smartphone fixes some of the most common complaints from reviewers and its users. Announced this morning, the BlackBerry 10.0.10.85 update (BlackBerry really needs...
BlackBerry 10′s first update fixes battery life, third-party app speed, and more on the Z10

Pandora's 40-hour monthly listening cap returns (for mobile users)

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Those who have a free Pandora account will no longer be able to listen to more than 40 hours per month via mobile devices, the company announced today. The company first removed listening caps on its desktop and mobile versions...
Pandora's 40-hour monthly listening cap returns (for mobile users)

Getaround's new iPhone app lets you take a spin in a stranger's Tesla Model S

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Getaround, the peer-to-peer car sharing service backed by investors like Marissa Mayer and Google’s Eric Schmidt, hopes its new iPhone app will prompt you to consider an alternative to car ownership. Launching today, the redesigned app makes it easier for...
Getaround's new iPhone app lets you take a spin in a stranger's Tesla Model S

Which retailers should fear Amazon showrooming? Placed's new study tells all

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Chances are good that you’re guilty of showrooming, or scoping out a product in a physical retail store before buying it online (likely at a significant discount). Now a new study from the location analytics company Placed shows which retailers...
Which retailers should fear Amazon showrooming? Placed's new study tells all

Kid spends $2500 on iTunes in 15 minutes

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Give this kid a medal. Five-year-old Danny Kitchen of Bristol, England, spent $2500 on iTunes in-app purchases in about 15 minutes, the Beeb reports. Score! Spending that much money that quickly would seem to be a challenge, but his parent’s emailed...
Kid spends $2500 on iTunes in 15 minutes

Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it's flirting with Dish for a buyout

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Clearwire’s fate is beginning to resemble a daytime soap opera. The troubled company has grabbed $80 million in financing from Sprint –  its longtime partner and majority stakeholder — potentially killing Dish’s buyout offer, reports Reuters. Sprint offered to buy...
Clearwire takes $80M from Sprint even as it's flirting with Dish for a buyout

If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Craigslist is possibly one of the ugliest sites on the web. But you can experience it as if it was Pinterest, as long as you use Mokriya Craigslist on your smartphone. Mokriya is a design studio that has worked on...
If Craigslist was Pinterest, it would look like this app

Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation You know what sucks worse than email? Waiting in line to use an app that’s supposed to make using email easier. That’s exactly what you’ll have to do if you download the hotly discussed mobile email iPhone app Mailbox. Fortunately,...
Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now

Sony's only hope in the smartphone market is third place (and that's just fine!)

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation In the smartphone market, third place is the new first. Just ask Sony, which, like just about everyone else, is aiming for the moon and not the stars when it comes to its smartphone efforts. Rather than target the near-insurmountable hegemony...
Sony's only hope in the smartphone market is third place (and that's just fine!)

UK judge who forced Apple to apologize to Samsung hired ... by Samsung

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation The UK judge who ruled that Samsung’s tablets did not ape Apple’s iPad and forced Apple to apologize to Samsung on its website and in advertisements has been hired by Samsung to help it defend itself against patent infringement complaints...
UK judge who forced Apple to apologize to Samsung hired ... by Samsung

Samsung still terrible at teasers, this Galaxy S IV ad shows

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation   Released today, the teaser ad features a young boy who will serve as the “secret messenger” for Samsung’s Unpacked 2013 event on March 14, where the company will unveil its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S IV. Samsung has...
Samsung still terrible at teasers, this Galaxy S IV ad shows

10 million old phones for new

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Mobile World Congress, Barcelona: 1.7 billion people got a new handset last year. What happens to the old ones? 10 million of them have been reused and renewed by eRecyclingCorps. “If subsidies are the drugs of the mobile industry, then...
10 million old phones for new

We will download 70 billion mobile apps in 2013 (50% Android, 41% iOS)

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation In 2013, we’ll download ten apps for every single woman, man, and child on planet Earth. Half of those apps will be Android apps, which will have 58 percent smartphone app share, according to ABI Research, and 41 percent of...
We will download 70 billion mobile apps in 2013 (50% Android, 41% iOS)

Next generation reigns at Mobile World Congress

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Mary-Ann Parlato is Global Insight Director for Kantar Worldpanel ComTech With some 70,000 visitors in Barcelona this week for the Mobile World Congress, the tone is being set for the next phase of the dynamic mobile telecommunications industry. This is...
Next generation reigns at Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress: A reminder that the U.S. leads mobile -- but don't count Europe out

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Yesterday was an interesting day for me at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As always the sheer size of this event is somewhat overwhelming, however there is no better place to see what the future of the mobile industry holds....
Mobile World Congress: A reminder that the U.S. leads mobile -- but don't count Europe out

Judge slashes $450M from $1B Apple v. Samsung verdict, will get a second trial

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Judge Lucy Koh has significantly reduced the damages awarded to Apple in the major Apple v. Samsung patent trial, knocking off $450 million from the $1.05 billion award and saying Samsung should get a second trial. Apple won the Apple...
Judge slashes $450M from $1B Apple v. Samsung verdict, will get a second trial
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