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On The Next Web, iOS commands more than double the page views of Android, 32 times that of Windows Phone

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Mining your traffic analytics is a good habit to have, given that the information can tell you stories that you can’t find in any other data set. TNW’s readership data well illustrates the current stakes of the mobile market: iOS and Android are the bosses, while Windows Phone and BlackBerry...
On The Next Web, iOS commands more than double the page views of Android, 32 times that of Windows Phone
10 Useful iPhone and iPad Apps That Are Guaranteed To Increase Your Productivity (AAPL)

Adobe scraps work to bring Flash apps to iPhone http://bit.ly/cWFlRu

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Adobe scraps work to bring Flash apps to iPhone http://bit.ly/cWFlRu

Microsoft sent Steve Ballmer to Hollywood to talk up the Xbox One, argue it deserves exclusive content

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Nancy Tellem, leader of the company’s original content efforts for the Xbox franchise, recently visited Hollywood to convince entertainment bigwigs to create “exclusive content” for the device, according to a report in Deadline. According to that report, Ballmer claimed that Xbox One would extend what was...
Microsoft sent Steve Ballmer to Hollywood to talk up the Xbox One, argue it deserves exclusive content
Connecticut community scraps plan to destroy violent video games

South Korea scraps law requiring use of real names online

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The Constitutional Court in South Korea has ruled that a law implemented five years ago requiring the use of real names online is unconstitutional. As the AP reports, the law was introduced with the intention of reducing incidences of libel, false rumors and abusive comments. However, the Constitutional Court today said...
South Korea scraps law requiring use of real names online
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With convergence in mind, Ubuntu Linux scraps Wayland

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Longtime Ubuntu Linux fans may remember Canonical's announcement back in 2010 that it was planning to adopt the OpenGL-based Wayland display management system instead of the venerable X Window system for Ubuntu Linux. That intent was reiterated last May by Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth in Ubuntu Open Week, but...
With convergence in mind, Ubuntu Linux scraps Wayland

Raising Chickens for Dummies

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A few years ago we decided to join the growing backyard chicken movement. We knew zero about chicken raising. We were interested in keeping a handful of hens for eggs, so we didn’t want info on raising flocks of them (how many eggs can you eat a day?). I...
Raising Chickens for Dummies

Announcing the orkut Java Client Library

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Shared by mangini OOOOHHHHHH! At last! Today, we’re pleased to announce our new orkut Java client library!If you’ve ever wanted to write desktop or mobile apps for orkut, this new open source Java library provides you with that opportunity. Using three-legged OAuth, you can get friends’ profile data, post and...
Announcing the orkut Java Client Library

Apple lords over tab market in Q1 2012, Samsung bumps Kindle in scuffle for scraps

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If it's the end of a financial quarter, there must be another chronicle of the iPad swelling Apple's money pile and its tablet competitors trying in vain to chip off more for themselves. And with 11.8 million shipped by Cupertino out of 18.2 million slates total, that's pretty much...
Apple lords over tab market in Q1 2012, Samsung bumps Kindle in scuffle for scraps

Nokia Scraps Dividend

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Nokia said it would scrap its dividend to buy itself more time to stage a turnaround, despite a return to profit in the fourth quarter....
Nokia Scraps Dividend
Toshiba scraps plans for a Windows RT tablet
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Nuance Dragon ID secures phones, tablets and PCs with your voice

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Do you wish your phone would wake up when you commanded it to, like Galaxy S III? Well, it's not gonna happen (at least not without some hacking). But, your next phone might just sport the feature, all without having to be saddled with the rest of TouchWiz. Nuance...
Nuance Dragon ID secures phones, tablets and PCs with your voice

T-Mobile apologizes for, scraps Android notification bar ads

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T-Mobile has issued an apology for spamming Android users on its network through their notifications bar. Some Android customers on its network received the ads promoting T-Mobileís free VIP Zone and noticed them pulling down the notification window. According to the company, the notices were sent inadvertently and were stopped...
T-Mobile apologizes for, scraps Android notification bar ads

RT @charlesyeo: Adobe scraps work to bring Flash apps to iPhone http://ow.ly/1B8kE

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RT @charlesyeo: Adobe scraps work to bring Flash apps to iPhone http://ow.ly/1B8kE

Gartner: half of smartphones sold are Apple or Samsung, Huawei third for the first time

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We saw last quarter that mobile phone buyers were on the decline in general, but sales of smartphones were way, way up. That's how 2012 finished off as well according to Gartner, with cellphone purchases down 1.7 percent overall from 2011, but sales of higher-IQ models up 38.3 percent...
Gartner: half of smartphones sold are Apple or Samsung, Huawei third for the first time

Doxie Go a handy document scanner

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I think it's fair to say that most of us have too much paper in our lives, whether it's business documents, receipts, financial statements, or (my personal weakness) keepsake scraps like menus and ticket stubs. Flatbed scanners are inexpensive, but for large jobs (and, heck, even small ones), the scanning...
Doxie Go a handy document scanner
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Google scraps but shares Web-based collaborative coding tool

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Collide, which lets multiple programmers can tap into a software development project, is open-source software now that Google has cast it off. One project member hopes it'll inspire related projects. [Read more]...
Google scraps but shares Web-based collaborative coding tool

Presenting The First Camera That Describes Pictures For You

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Using a webcam and some scraps from the junk shelf at school, NYU graduate student Matt Richardson created a camera that spits out a written description of an image within a minute of you taking it. For now this sci-fi concept relies on a rather mundane process, transmitting the image...
Presenting The First Camera That Describes Pictures For You

Recall for iOS: A beautiful way to help you remember good music, movies, books and more

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I am forever plauged with the feeling that I’m forgetting something that I meant to read or watch or listen to. I have endless scraps of notes in my phone or scrawls in my Field Notes notebooks about things that I’ve been meaning to check out, but end up forgetting....
Recall for iOS: A beautiful way to help you remember good music, movies, books and more

Apple vs. Samsung, and the rise of Windows Phone 8

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You might be asking yourself at the moment, how the heck does Microsoft’s Xbox have anything to do with the Samsung vs. Apple case? Let me explain.A cautionary taleIt was May 2005. The video game industry’s annual confab E3 had just wrapped up, and both Sony and Microsoft had put...
Apple vs. Samsung, and the rise of Windows Phone 8

Google scraps Chrome's RSS extension along with Reader

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Chrome's best option for handling feeds already has met the same fate that will come to Google Reader. There are replacements, though. [Read more]...
Google scraps Chrome's RSS extension along with Reader

Tech world wrestles with how to respond to tragedy

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Sign up for our weekly newsletters, and you’ll get the latest insights from our Dylan's Desk and DeanBeat columns before they’re published on VentureBeat. When a tragedy hits, we all struggle to figure out what to do. It’s hard to sit at your desk, thousands of miles away from the news, watching...
Tech world wrestles with how to respond to tragedy

Microsoft scraps Points in Windows 8, opts for cash

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Microsoft is reportedly replacing its virtual currency with real-world currency, users of the latest Windows 8 beta claim. The Microsoft Points system, used on Xbox Live for purchasing downloadable content, is apparently absent from the Windows App version of the Xbox Video store, according to The Verge.......
Microsoft scraps Points in Windows 8, opts for cash
Nook Tablet tops Kindle Fire traffic share, iPad still dominates market with 91%

Why Drones May Bring a Renaissance, Not Erosion, of Privacy

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Drone technology can easily erode the scraps of privacy we have left, but the creepiness of the eyes in the sky could force us to rethink our current legal framework for data collection.You know that animal feeling you get when you're being watched? That horror-movie tingle along the back of...
Why Drones May Bring a Renaissance, Not Erosion, of Privacy

‘Someone Has It Backwards’

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Interesting. Apple has responded publicly to Adobe’s Mike Chambers’s claim that Flash is an open platform: “Someone has it backwards — it is HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and H.264 (all supported by the iPhone and iPad) that are open and standard, while Adobe’s Flash is closed and proprietary,” said spokeswoman Trudy...
‘Someone Has It Backwards’
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