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France Telecom-Orange will release Tizen 2.0 devices from Samsung and Huawei this year

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Tizen's holding a posh little shindig here at Mobile World Congress to officially launch the Tizen 2.0 OS, which was recently released to developers (but not regular rubes like us). In addition to showcasing the operating system, which we just got hands-on with (coming soon!), the company announced a...
France Telecom-Orange will release Tizen 2.0 devices from Samsung and Huawei this year

The 16 SXSW Parties You Really, Really Don't Want to Miss!

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This is a guest post from Gary Sharma (aka “The Guy with the Red Tie”), founder and CEO of GarysGuide and proud owner of a whole bunch of black suits, white shirts and, at last count, over 40 red ties. You can reach him at gary [at] garysguide.com. So, as...
The 16 SXSW Parties You Really, Really Don't Want to Miss!

Sean Parker: tech guru and the bad boy of Silicon Valley | Observer profile

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His roles at Facebook and Napster turned the prodigious entrepreneur into a billionaire. But critics say his lavish lifestyle, typified by his $10m wedding last week, is giving his industry a bad nameGiven the way he has lived the rest of his life, no one really expected Sean Parker -...
Sean Parker: tech guru and the bad boy of Silicon Valley | Observer profile

Sharing an education focus, Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. The event will take place in Palo Alto, where the technologist lives. Zuckerberg previously donated $100 million to the state’s public school system. The fundraiser itself is mildly eye raising, given the popularity of...
Sharing an education focus, Mark Zuckerberg will host a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Microsoft's Windows 8 event webcast: What we need to see and hear

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If you're looking for a way to describe Windows 8 to your less tech-literate friends and family, you might direct them to Microsoft's website Thursday morning, 11:15 am Eastern time. The company will be webcasting the first hour of a nearly day-long event celebrating--and hopefully explaining--its new operating system...
Microsoft's Windows 8 event webcast: What we need to see and hear

Managed to snag a ticket? Here's what to expect at Microsoft's BUILD event this year

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Today, Microsoft put tickets for its BUILD event on sale. In just around one hour they utterly sold out. That isn’t a surprise, given that BUILD this year is set to touch down a week after Windows 8 ships, and promises to cover a range of Microsoft products. BUILD is...
Managed to snag a ticket? Here's what to expect at Microsoft's BUILD event this year

Amazon Appstore celebrates its second year with free apps, cake (for today only)

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Did the word free in the headline grab your attention, or was it the cake? Either way, Amazon's Appstore is throwing a party to mark its second birthday, and there's a goody bag of software for anyone who attends. It's been a good month for Android users, as Google's...
Amazon Appstore celebrates its second year with free apps, cake (for today only)

Ouya holding official unveiling on March 28th in San Francisco

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We're getting closer and closer to the launch of the much-hyped Ouya console. The Android-powered gaming machine will start shipping to backers on March 28th and to celebrate the company is having a little shindig in San Francisco that will serve as a proper "unveiling." The invite just arrived...
Ouya holding official unveiling on March 28th in San Francisco

The Windows 8 roll out rolls on: Intune customers can now snag the RTM

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As the final date, and dates, of the Windows 8 release process race towards us, the product continues to hit its early availability milestones. Today, Microsoft Intune customers can download the Windows 8 RTM build. This access is actually slightly ahead of schedule, ZDNet reports, noting that “Intune users were...
The Windows 8 roll out rolls on: Intune customers can now snag the RTM
Volkswagen Bus lovingly restored as a mobile photo booth

Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 event: Follow it live

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When Microsoft pulls up the curtain on the newest version of its mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8, today at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET, you can see a live blog of the action here. The formal unveiling of Windows Phone 8 comes on the heels of Microsoft's official...
Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 event: Follow it live

OpenNebula 4.0 guns for the vCloud crowd

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OpenNebula, the increasingly enterprise-focused open-source cloud stack, has hit its fourth major release. Sponsor company C12G has also announced the first OpenNebula conference, which will take place in Berlin in September, a week after GigaOM’s own Structure:Europe shindig in London. OpenNebula 4.0, codenamed Eagle, is important for several reasons. Firstly,...
OpenNebula 4.0 guns for the vCloud crowd
RIM's big BlackBerry 10 reveal happens January 30 in NYC

Uncovered: Rumored dates sketch timeline for the release of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

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Today Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet published a list of dates that detail the launch schedule for both Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8. You knew that October was going to be busy, but it’s likely set to be worse than you anticipated. One quick note: Mary Jo doesn’t publish...
Uncovered: Rumored dates sketch timeline for the release of Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8

MLB.tv lands on Xbox 360, gets cozy alongside ESPN and UFC

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You knew it was coming, and now Microsoft's ready to make MLB.tv on your Xbox 360 official. Just like previous sporting efforts on the console, Redmond's gone and built a custom layer atop a partner's content in hopes of creating a richer and more immersive experience. A premium MLB.tv...
MLB.tv lands on Xbox 360, gets cozy alongside ESPN and UFC

Star-Studded Words with Friends Tournament is Zynga's Latest Stab at Relevancy

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Addiction. (Photo: flickr.com/mrsdkrebs) Miserable stock price and managerial exodus be damned, Zynga’s still got its celebrity fans. The AP reports that many of them–Edward Norton, Jonah Hill, Snoop Dogg, and Eva Longoria included–have signed up for a star-studded Words with Friends Tournament. They will be competing for a $500,000 donation to...
Star-Studded Words with Friends Tournament is Zynga's Latest Stab at Relevancy

Check out the 10 startups demoing at this month's New York Tech Meetup

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Anyone that’s found themselves eying New York’s tech scene is bound to have heard of NY Tech Meetup, the massive monthly gathering that comes together to watch approximately 10 companies demo their work to the tech community for 3-5 minutes each. Every month a slim 850 seats are available for...
Check out the 10 startups demoing at this month's New York Tech Meetup

Google and the City of Austin are hosting a shindig. Could Austin be getting a gigabit network?

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Will Austin be the next city to get a gigabit network? The City of Austin and Google are hosting an event next Tuesday on April 9, and sources in the city suspect it is related to a broadband announcement. As a resident whether or not we are getting Google Fiber...
Google and the City of Austin are hosting a shindig. Could Austin be getting a gigabit network?

The Xbox 360 holds onto its sales crown for 24 consecutive months, moving 1.4 million units in December

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Today Microsoft announced that its Xbox 360 console was the best-selling console in December, moving 1.4 million units. That made it the best-selling console for the 24th consecutive month, according to the NPD Group. Xbox 360 titles were also seven of the top ten console games during the month, according...
The Xbox 360 holds onto its sales crown for 24 consecutive months, moving 1.4 million units in December

GameStop's annual EXPO opens up to general public, monitor tan required for entry

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Outdoor concerts, European music festivals, keggers -- whatever your concept of summer fun is, GameStop's adding its own EXPO to the list. Previously the exclusive province of its own employee horde, the gaming retailer's opening up its annual conference to the pasty-faced public for the first time this year....
GameStop's annual EXPO opens up to general public, monitor tan required for entry

Here Comes The Next PlayStation! Join Us Live At 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific For The Sony Event Liveblog

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The war for your living room is about to heat up. While Microsoft is still keeping its own next-generation console under lock and key, rival Sony is gearing up to take the stage in New York City and show off exactly what it’s been working on for the past few...
Here Comes The Next PlayStation! Join Us Live At 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific For The Sony Event Liveblog

YouTube Gets Jay-Z to Help Sell TV

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YouTube wants to look more like TV. Which means, among other things, getting people you might have seen on TV to start making shows for YouTube. This is the strategy that all of the big Web portals are suddenly employing. And they’re making a particularly big deal about right now,...
YouTube Gets Jay-Z to Help Sell TV

Samsung invites public to Times Square for its Galaxy S IV unveiling

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So, what are you up to on March 14th? If your idea of a good time is seeing a new smartphone unveiled, Samsung's arranging just such a party at Times Square in New York for the upcoming Galaxy S IV, according to a recent tweet. We'd guess that revelers...
Samsung invites public to Times Square for its Galaxy S IV unveiling

Who's Going to the Secret Path Party Tonight?!

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Path, the intimate San Francisco-based social networking app for your actual friends (no scare quotes necessary), is cozying up to its East Coast counterparts this week. On Wednesday, the startup is hosting a shindig at Macao Trading Post in Tribeca, presumably to celebrate last week’s release of Version 2.5 and smooth...
Who's Going to the Secret Path Party Tonight?!

T-Mobile hands out press invites to One S event on April 18th

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We knew T-Mobile has been planning to release its version of the HTC One S sometime in the near future, but we haven't received any official word on exactly when that desired release date will be. That should all change soon, because we just received invites to a shindig...
T-Mobile hands out press invites to One S event on April 18th

6 things we need to know from VMware

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VMware’s annual VMworld shindig is next week, giving the company a golden opportunity to answer a lot of questions about its future and its future products. Here are five topics the company needs to address at the event where incoming CEO Pat Gelsinger, and out-going CEO Paul Maritz  will both...
6 things we need to know from VMware

What we want to hear from T-Mobile Tuesday: the iPhone, LTE and the end of subsidies

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Few mobile carrier press conferences attract the attention of an Apple or Samsung event, but there are a lot of expectations building around T-Mobile USA’s “Uncarrier” shindig taking place Tuesday morning. T-Mobile hasn’t officially revealed any specifics about what it will announce at 11 a.m. ET at New York’s Art...
What we want to hear from T-Mobile Tuesday: the iPhone, LTE and the end of subsidies

Sean Parker: Tech Guru And The Bad Boy Of Silicon Valley

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Given the way he has lived the rest of his life, no one really expected Sean Parker - the hard-partying playboy of tech - to have a quiet, modest wedding. Nor did he disappoint. Parker and his young songstress girlfriend, Alexandra Lenas, tied the knot last weekend in an ancient...
Sean Parker: Tech Guru And The Bad Boy Of Silicon Valley

Samsung hands out paper invitations to Galaxy S IV launch at MWC

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Didn't receive an emailed invitation to the Galaxy S IV event in Manhattan? You're not alone. It looks like Samsung is shaking things up a bit this time around, handing out paper invitations to the NYC shindig at its decked-out booth at Mobile World Congress. The note confirms the...
Samsung hands out paper invitations to Galaxy S IV launch at MWC

Sony's PlayMemories Studio now live on PSN, get your Playstation 3 photo-edit on

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Yesterday's rumor about Sony launching PlayMemories Studio this week has just become fact. The $15 editing suite has just gone live on the PlayStation Store, enabling plebes to edit, organize and share photos (and video) right on their home console of choice, the PS3. Those with a spare Vita...
Sony's PlayMemories Studio now live on PSN, get your Playstation 3 photo-edit on
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