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Apple has a waiting list for law enforcement iPhone access requests

Watch: Three dogs set to take driving test in New Zealand (this is no joke)

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Three dogs in New Zealand are set to take a driving test (yes, car driving test) live on national TV in New Zealand this weekend. Yes, this is neither a joke nor a prank. The BBC reports that Auckland-based charity SPCA is behind the initiative. The organization takes in unwanted dogs and it...
Watch: Three dogs set to take driving test in New Zealand (this is no joke)
Where are all the iPhone 5 app updates?

It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

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This is just getting silly. Over the past six weeks, Apple has seen the mother of all sell-offs, pulling back over 20% from its all-time high and officially entering "bear market" territory. As of Thursday last week, shares traded as low as $541.19. That's a solid 23% lower than the...
It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

Nexus 4 out of stock again after 2.5-month shipping wait

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The 8GB model of the Nexus 4 smartphone, produced by Google and LG, is once again listed as out of stock, while the 16GB model is said to be shipping in six to seven weeks. This marks the second time that the unlocked handset, which runs the latest version of...
Nexus 4 out of stock again after 2.5-month shipping wait

Apple sold 5.7 million tablets in the U.S. last quarter, court documents show. Samsung sold 37,000

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Reports of Galaxy Tab sales, like Mark Twain's death, have been greatly exaggerated FORTUNE -- In early December 2010, dozens of reporters happily repeated Samsung's claim that it had sold 1 million Galaxy Tab computers in the three weeks since the tablet's November 2010 debut. Seven weeks later Samsung was...
Apple sold 5.7 million tablets in the U.S. last quarter, court documents show. Samsung sold 37,000

Rapper Soulja Boy opens up shop on Shoply

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Soulja Boy, the American rapper, actor, record producer and entrepreneur has opened up a retail outlet on Shoply, the social shopping market place. It’s not the first time the artist has harnessed the web to support his career. Soulja Boy’s first single, ‘Crank That (Soulja Boy)‘, back in 2007 was launched on...
Rapper Soulja Boy opens up shop on Shoply

Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

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Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kk/Klout to go Influence-tracking startup Klout is making its scores accessible to members on mobile for the first time with the release of an iPhone application. Klout for iPhone, released Wednesday, is an app for the influence tracking-obsessed minimalist who needs to know her score at all times. Klout...
Klout releases iPhone app for the influence-obsessed

Want to win the $1M DEMO media prize? Today is the last day to apply!

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With about seven weeks to go until DEMO (Oct. 1-3), the event is coming up fast.  If you want to be there and present on stage, today is the last day to apply. We wrote all about the perks of the event last week, as well some of the big-name speakers...
Want to win the $1M DEMO media prize? Today is the last day to apply!

DeNA unveils Transformers Battle card game for iOS, Android

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Publisher and Mobage platform operator DeNA announced that it will release Transformers Battle, a card battle game developed by ngmoco for iOS and Android. In the game, players assemble a team of Transformers characters and battle their friends. By completing mission in both the Autobots and Decepticons campaigns players...
DeNA unveils Transformers Battle card game for iOS, Android

BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today

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While it's still got some distance to make up, BlackBerry has swiftly reached a milestone of sorts -- its first 100,000 apps. According to the announcement, BB10 has notched up over 30,000 new games and apps over the last seven weeks, all before it's even entered the USA. Notable...
BlackBerry 10 reaches the 100,000 app mark, adds Amazon Kindle today

BlackBerry 10 app catalog now boasts 100,000 applications; 30,000 added in last 7 weeks

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BlackBerry, formerly known as Research in Motion, today announced that its app catalog has grown by more than 30,000 apps for BlackBerry 10 in seven weeks, recently hitting a total of 100,000 applications. This isn’t entirely unexpected, and it tells us little about BlackBerry’s chances of a turn-around for its...
BlackBerry 10 app catalog now boasts 100,000 applications; 30,000 added in last 7 weeks
Apple still can't keep up with iPhone 5 demand

How Facebook solves the IT culture wars and scales its site

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Scaling isn’t just a matter of software and code, there’s also a huge cultural issue at play. At Facebook, solving problems between the engineering and operations teams, quelling fears about job loss related to automation at the employee level, and delivering tools to monitor the company’s IT operations all play...
How Facebook solves the IT culture wars and scales its site
Draw Something begins to lose its appeal

500 Startups Mexico City Comes North Of The Border With A Mountain View Demo Day

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Today, Dave McClure’s 500 Startups showed off some of its Latin America flavor. Just a day before its 500 Startups Accelerator Demo Day, the venture firm previewed some of the companies it has incubated in Mexico. Today in Mountain View, Calif., 500 Startups Mexico City held its first demo day...
500 Startups Mexico City Comes North Of The Border With A Mountain View Demo Day
BlackBerry claims 100,000 apps for BB10 devices

Schmidt says something will happen in China 'soon'

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Seven weeks and counting Google CEO Eric Schmidt has reiterated that the company is currently in negotiations with the Chinese government over its future in the country - despite the Chinese government's claims to the contrary - and he expects some sort of development "soon."…Web threats: Why conventional protection doesn't...
Schmidt says something will happen in China 'soon'

Judge says Google only used uncopyrightable elements of 37 Java APIs in Android

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Seven weeks after the Oracle v. Google trial began, the very first question -- the question of the copyrightability of the structure, sequence and organization (SSO) of the 37 asserted Java APIs -- has been answered. And by determining that Google's use of the SSO of the asserted APIs didn't...
Judge says Google only used uncopyrightable elements of 37 Java APIs in Android

Apple’s new Grand Central neighbour is already seeing a 7% increase in sales

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Apple’s new Grand Central retail store seems to be benefitting neighbouring businesses in the terminal, helping one restaurant boost sales by 7% in just seven weeks, Crains reports. The Steakhouse, which is owned by basketball legend Michael Jordan, directly attributes its increased footfall to the nearby Apple Store, not the...
Apple’s new Grand Central neighbour is already seeing a 7% increase in sales

China Blocks Searches For 'Big Yellow Duck' After Brilliant Tiananmen Square Pun

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Chinese censors have banned the search term "Big Yellow Duck" after an image circulating on the microblogging site Sina Weibo creatively evoked the iconic image of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. The words "today," "tonight," "June 4," were also censored ahead of the 24th anniversary of the brutal...
China Blocks Searches For 'Big Yellow Duck' After Brilliant Tiananmen Square Pun

Analyst: iPhone 5 supply no longer appears to be an issue

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Shipping times are down to one week at all three U.S. carriers FORTUNE -- Despite Foxconn chairman Terry Gou's comment this week that his assembly plants were falling short of meeting the "huge demand." Despite the 3-4 week shipping delays listed on Apple's website. Despite the customers that still queue up...
Analyst: iPhone 5 supply no longer appears to be an issue

Angry Birds Space rockets to 50m downloads in 35 days

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Rovio reaches milestone and releases new levels for iOS and Android versions of its latest gameAngry Birds Space, the latest mobile game from Finnish developer Rovio, has reached the 50m downloads mark just 35 days after its release on 22 March.The publisher claims on its blog that this makes its...
Angry Birds Space rockets to 50m downloads in 35 days

HP Pulled The Plug On Palm Two Years Early, Says Former Exec (HPQ)

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When HP bought Palm in April 2010, the company planned to give Palm products three years to succeed, according to a former executive. But after Leo Apotheker took over, the company changed directions and pulled the plug almost two years early. Phil McKinney was the chief technical officer of...
HP Pulled The Plug On Palm Two Years Early, Says Former Exec (HPQ)
Kindle Fire extinguishes eReader demand in Q1
Apple will reportedly unlock your iPhone for police, but there's a wait list

Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

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Hearst is following Conde Nast’s lead and will start releasing metrics on its paid iPad editions, the company announced today. Separately, the Association of Magazine Media has released a new set of guidelines for digital metrics. Hearst, which charges separately for its magazines’ digital editions instead of bundling them...
Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

Draw Something 2 available now (but only in Sweden)

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Zynga testing social game's sequel in the first country where the original Draw Something topped the chartsZynga has been working on a sequel to its Draw Something social mobile game for several months, with US celebrity Ryan Seacrest breaking the news in March 2013 by tweeting a screenshot of an...
Draw Something 2 available now (but only in Sweden)

HP Is Switching To Android For Tablets And Phones (HPQ, GOOG)

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After failing with its own mobile operating system and tablet in 2011, HP has plans to try again with new mobile devices running Google's Android instead, ReadWrite reports.  It's an odd move for HP, but probably a necessary one. Competitors have been eating HP's lunch in mobile, and it's one...
HP Is Switching To Android For Tablets And Phones (HPQ, GOOG)
Zappos CEO invests in Zirtual, a virtual assistant service
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