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Chris DeWolfe goes from MySpace to the mobile space with 'Fluff Friends Rescue'

www.fiercewireless.com
Chris DeWolfe first entered the popular consciousness as the co-founder and CEO of pioneering social network MySpace. After relinquishing the MySpace reins in 2009, DeWolfe resurfaced the following year when he teamed with Austin Ventures to acquire social gaming firm MindJolt--the following year, MindJolt expanded into mobile with the purchase...
Chris DeWolfe goes from MySpace to the mobile space with 'Fluff Friends Rescue'
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Apple is all aboard with licensing the Swiss clock icon

gigaom.com
Amidst all of the mobile licensing and patent disputes of late, one has been worked out: Apple has come to terms with the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and will pay licensing fee for the clock icon in iOS 6. Details of the agreement weren’t disclosed, but it’s a done deal...
Apple is all aboard with licensing the Swiss clock icon

Apple signs licensing agreement over Swiss clock design in iOS 6 app

thenextweb.com
Apple has ensured that it doesn’t run into legal trouble over the use of a Swiss clock face in its iOS 6 clock app, today signing a licensing agreement with the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) to use the design. The Verge points out a press release posted by the SBB, which...
Apple signs licensing agreement over Swiss clock design in iOS 6 app
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Motorola announces new RAZR with an unlockable bootloader

www.bgr.com
Motorola promised that a bootloader unlocking solution would be made available for its recent phones in late 2011 but as the year came to a close, the company’s self-imposed deadline came and went with no release. To make matters worse, the manufacturer launched the RAZR with an unlocked bootloader...
Motorola announces new RAZR with an unlockable bootloader
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Special Feature: The Ken Levine interview (podcast)

www.cnet.com
Arguably one the most anticipated games of this generation, BioShock Infinite has received widespread acclaim from gamers and critics alike. In this candid interview, Irrational Games' Cofounder and Creative Director Ken Levine talks with The 404 Show's Jeff Bakalar about the game's evolution from paper to console. [Read more]...
Special Feature: The Ken Levine interview (podcast)
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iPhone Cases From Tough And Rigid to Sleek And Shockproof

www.pcworld.com
Among the plethora of iPhone case makers is JVB, which produces models that provide privacy protection, keep the front and back of your device free of scratches, and, of course, add the occasional splash of color or special feature....
iPhone Cases From Tough And Rigid to Sleek And Shockproof
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Apple Officially Licenses The Clock Design It Ripped Off For Its iPad App (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
When Apple introduced its new Clock app for the iPad, critics quickly pointed out the clock face was a clear ripoff of the iconic design used by Swiss Federal Railways. As a result, Apple now has a license agreement with Swiss Federal Railways to use the design. The company announced...
Apple Officially Licenses The Clock Design It Ripped Off For Its iPad App (AAPL)
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Foursquare Adds NFC Support To Its Android App

techcrunch.com
In addition to the updated “Explore” feature that rolled out to Foursquare’s Android and iPhone applications this week, the social discovery service also added a special feature to its Android app that sort of flew under the radar: support for NFC. NFC, or near field communication, allows devices to exchange...
Foursquare Adds NFC Support To Its Android App

The mobility factor: how it impacts business, transport & innovation

www.zdnet.com
Read SmartPlanet’s special feature package, “The Mobility Issue,” this week for a distinctly different approach to how mobility affects business and technology....
The mobility factor: how it impacts business, transport & innovation
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Lily Cole on why kids must code

www.guardian.co.uk
This week on Tech Weekly, Aleks Krotoski looks at the young coding revolution taking place in the UK. Firstly we talk to the founder of Rewired State, Emma Mulqueeny, about her Young Rewired State festival and Aleks meets two of the festival's coding competition judges: actor, model and tech entrepreneur...
Lily Cole on why kids must code
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First unboxing of Retina iPad shows a whole lot of nothing [Video]

9to5mac.com
Tinhte.vn appears to have gotten their hands on a legitimate 3rd generation iPad.  The site in the past has gotten early access Apple products and prototypes and this appears to be legitimate.  There isn’t much to note except that the added size and weight don’t seem to make much...
First unboxing of Retina iPad shows a whole lot of nothing [Video]
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?