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Apple and Samsung Moving into 'Hate-Hate' Relationship

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Apple and Samsung have long had a complicated relationship, with the two companies locked in numerous court battles linked to their competition in the smartphone and tablet marketplaces even as Samsung serves as Apple's largest component supplier. As tensions have continued to ride high between the two companies, there have...
Apple and Samsung Moving into 'Hate-Hate' Relationship

Did ASUS' Atom-based VivoTab show at the FCC with AT&T-ready LTE?

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ASUS' Atom-based VivoTab has largely stayed on the sidelines while the VivoTab RT takes the limelight. The FCC may have just hinted that it's time for the non-RT model to shine with a filing showing what could be a North America-specific variant. The absence of RT labeling across the...
Did ASUS' Atom-based VivoTab show at the FCC with AT&T-ready LTE?
Acer Wisely Shelves Windows RT Tablet Launch Until Q2 2013

What's the most embarrassing thing you've ever linked to?

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After Tory MP Rob Wilson accidentally linked to hardcore porn on Twitter, we want to know if you've done similarly embarrassing things - I know I have ..."It has caused me some embarrassment" - that's how Rob Wilson, the Conservative MP for Reading East, has described having accidentally tweeted a...
What's the most embarrassing thing you've ever linked to?
Twitter loses 2 heavy hitters: Platform director Ryan Sarver & TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth

Steam Early Access makes public game tests a near-automatic affair

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Many gotta-have-it-first gamers are very familiar with public betas and other chances to try titles before they officially reach the servers -- but not on Steam, where the closed system has usually left people waiting for final builds. Valve doesn't want to leave customers on the sidelines, though, and...
Steam Early Access makes public game tests a near-automatic affair

BitTorrent Sync Alpha now open to all, adds one-way sync and one-time sharing

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While BitTorrent threw its hat into the cloud storage ring this January with an early version of its Sync app, it was hard to be truly excited when only a small circle could use it. The company isn't waiting for a completely polished version to renew our interest, however...
BitTorrent Sync Alpha now open to all, adds one-way sync and one-time sharing
AT&T hints at family/data sharing plans on the horizon

How the wave of a wand can detect bleeding in the brain

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The Infrascanner Model 2000, which uses near-infrared technology to screen for intracranial hematomas, is intended for use on battlefields, in hospitals, and on the sidelines of high-contact sports. [Read more]...
How the wave of a wand can detect bleeding in the brain

Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx set to hit Europe and Middle East in May

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While Stateside folks have been enjoying the thicker, but longer lasting RAZR Maxx for a few months now, those from across the pond have been missing out. Good news is you won't have to wait it out on the sidelines much longer, as Motorola's announced the extra juice-packing Maxx...
Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx set to hit Europe and Middle East in May
Dylan's Desk: It's do or die time for Microsoft

A new door opens for startup investors

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This sponsored post is produced by MicroVentures. Startup investing used to be only for the rich, only if you knew the right people, and only in deals in your city. Those factors left many interested investors on the sidelines. But today, it’s a lot easier to become an angel investor...
A new door opens for startup investors

For House of Cards and Arrested Development, Netflix favors big data over big ratings

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If you’ve been on Netflix lately, you may have seen a trailer for House of Cards, the company’s first big original content play. But chances are, the version of the trailer you got to see is different from the one that the site presented to me. That’s because Netflix is...
For House of Cards and Arrested Development, Netflix favors big data over big ratings

As Orange launches its audacious Libon app on Android, expect the carrier to push it hard this year

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France Telecom’s Orange brand has today launched its incredibly interesting Libon service on Android. Until now the product, which we’ve described as ‘A mobile carrier in an app‘, has only been available on iOS. However the Android launch brings with it the benefits of closer integration with the operating system....
As Orange launches its audacious Libon app on Android, expect the carrier to push it hard this year
Foursquare CEO Looks Beyond Mobile Handsets: Anywhere There's A Screen, We Want To Be On It

How to stay sane as an entrepreneur

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A friend who studied entrepreneurship recently started his own company. After being on the sidelines and writing about entrepreneurs for years he decided to leave the academic world and venture out on his own. Two weeks ago we were having dinner and he asked me a simple question: how do...
How to stay sane as an entrepreneur

Not Our Type: PC Version of Prototype 2 Receives Three Month Delay

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Prototype's main character has a whole slew of off-the-wall abilities in his superpowered arsenal, and now it's time to add another to the list: super-snubbing PC gamers. While console players get to tentacle-stab hearts to their heart's content starting April 24, we're now stuck on the sidelines until July 24 for no...
Not Our Type: PC Version of Prototype 2 Receives Three Month Delay

Does former MySpace CEO think Facebook’s stock value will last?

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No one knows how hard the mighty can fall quite like Mike Jones. Jones was MySpace’s most recent CEO; his job was to assess a faltering social app and see if it was saveable. Since Jones saw a once-powerful network through a period of layoffs, restructuring, and an eventual sale...
Does former MySpace CEO think Facebook’s stock value will last?

CEOh no he didn't!: Rahul Sood heckles HP over strangely named Envy h8 PC

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It's no secret that Rahul Sood, who now runs Microsoft's Bing Fund, feels a twinge of bitterness towards his previous employer. Having worked for HP until 2010, and having endowed it with the Envy sub-brand, he's since been forced to watch from the sidelines while the mothership floundered. But...
CEOh no he didn't!: Rahul Sood heckles HP over strangely named Envy h8 PC

Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

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Lenovo Group Ltd. is setting its sights on new business areas such as servers and the market for smartphones in the developed world, its chief executive said, even as it sticks by a vision of promise in the troubled personal-computer industry. In an interview on Thursday, Lenovo Chief Executive Yang...
Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

Nokia and Burton intro a snowboarding app to prep and record epic runs (video)

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We can't say that there's a huge cross-section of the market that both owns a Lumia phone and likes snowboarding enough to want an app dedicated to the sport, but Nokia will at least have that audience sewn up through an exclusive team-up with Burton. Their newly publicized Windows...
Nokia and Burton intro a snowboarding app to prep and record epic runs (video)

This Is The Best Glimpse Into Foxconn Yet (Video)

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The shroud surrounding Foxconn is slowing being pulled back. Once a very secretive OEM manufacturer, the company has started to let reporters and their cameras inside their facilities in an effort to clear its name. The video here comes by way of Marketplace’s Rob Schmitz, the publication’s Shanghai Bureau Chief...
This Is The Best Glimpse Into Foxconn Yet (Video)

[SURVEY] Professional Investors Will Stay on Sidelines for Facebook's IPO

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Shares of Facebook will reportedly begin trading in May, and professional investors expect the stock's price to rise 12% in the first quarter, according to a survey by Maven. Despite that upbeat assessment, just 12% of professional investors surveyed by Maven said they planned to invest in Facebook, with 44%...
[SURVEY] Professional Investors Will Stay on Sidelines for Facebook's IPO

Super Bowl play stopped for 34 minutes as Superdome lost power

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An outside power feed coming to the stadium got disrupted according to NFL officials, said CBS's announcer on the sidelines Steve Tasker. [Read more]...
Super Bowl play stopped for 34 minutes as Superdome lost power

Twitter's director of platform Ryan Sarver leaves the nest

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Twitter’s director of platform Ryan Sarver is leaving the company after four years, he announced Friday, joining a number of other Twitter executives who have left the company or shifted roles in recent months. As many anticipate that the company is preparing for an eventual IPO, it’s interesting to see...
Twitter's director of platform Ryan Sarver leaves the nest

Rethinking the flagship: The case for Nokia's Lumia 620

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It's easy to dismiss the Lumia 620 as yet another cheaply-priced smartphone, but that isn't the case. In fact, Nokia's latest release made me completely rethink Windows Phone. Sure, the mobile OS lacks the app selection of its rivals, but maybe I didn't need them to begin with. Maybe...
Rethinking the flagship: The case for Nokia's Lumia 620

Microsoft's Surface RT tablet could be headed to the Chinese market via local retail partner

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Microsoft’s Surface line of tablets is no small bet by the company. Indeed, we are seeing stirrings that indicate that the company has a broadly global vision for selling the devices, hoping to become an OEM for its software in a meaningful way, on a market share basis. Today, rumor...
Microsoft's Surface RT tablet could be headed to the Chinese market via local retail partner

AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon line up to offer Windows Phone 8 devices

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We know who's making Windows Phone 8 hardware, but we're now seeing US carriers step up to either confirm their support for the new OS or stay on the sidelines. AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon have all pledged to PCMag that they'll support WP8, with those first two publicly promising...
AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon line up to offer Windows Phone 8 devices

Verizon, AT&T Get to Duke It Out Over 4G iPad; Sprint, T-Mobile Stuck on Sidelines

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While Sprint has invested heavily to get the iPhone on its network, it’s not so fortunate when it comes to the new iPad. Apple’s latest tablet will run on AT&T and Verizon, including their fastest new LTE networks, but won’t run at all on Sprint’s network. Nor will T-Mobile USA...
Verizon, AT&T Get to Duke It Out Over 4G iPad; Sprint, T-Mobile Stuck on Sidelines

Apple delivers update to bring Power Nap feature to 2011, 2012 MacBook Airs

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Amidst all the Mountain Lion excitement from yesterday, a few members of the Apple crowd were inadvertently forgotten -- yes, we're talking about 2011 / 2012 MacBook Air and Retina MBP owners looking for some extensive Power Nap action. Luckily for most of them, however, the Cupertino behemoth's quickly...
Apple delivers update to bring Power Nap feature to 2011, 2012 MacBook Airs
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