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Google officially adds 'Animated' and 'Transparent' image search filters for GIFs

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Google now offers image search filters for GIFs. Starting sometime today, according to Google on Google+, Web surfers can go to “Search tools” below the search box and select “Animated” under the “Any type” drop-down box to view GIF files in the result pane. Reports surfaced Tuesday morning that indicated Google could soon launch filters...
Google officially adds 'Animated' and 'Transparent' image search filters for GIFs

Microsoft’s Halo 4 will reportedly be unveiled on Leap Day

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There’s an extra day in February this year, and Microsoft will apparently capitalize on that extra time as the date for which the next iteration of Halo will be revealed. Halo 4 will be the focus of a company ‘Spring Showcase’ event, according to translations of a Finnish magazine. The...
Microsoft’s Halo 4 will reportedly be unveiled on Leap Day
RIM to keep BBM exclusive to BlackBerry devices, says WSJ

Report: Microsoft going to production with 7-inch "Xbox Surface"

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When Microsoft first revealed its Surface tablet back in June, many in the rumor mill were expecting the company to reveal a gaming-focused "Xbox Surface," based on leaked documents pointing to such a tablet. Those rumors have resurfaced again, with The Verge reporting today that Microsoft is working on a final...
Report: Microsoft going to production with 7-inch "Xbox Surface"
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

Trademark Application For Facebook Credits Reveals Globe Coin Logo And Other Details

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Add one more piece of evidence to all of those rumors about an impending launch of a Facebook virtual currency at the upcoming f8 conference in late April.  Facebook recently applied for a trademark for its virtual currency platform, which is aptly named Facebook Credits. Included in the application is a...
Trademark Application For Facebook Credits Reveals Globe Coin Logo And Other Details
Twitter CEO: We're not competing with TV and news media, we're 'complementary'

Google looking to make strategic $50M investment in Vevo to keep its high-quality music content on YouTube

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Two weeks ago we heard that Google was intent on investing in Vevo. Today, those rumors heat up with some specifics… Bloomberg has the story: Google Inc.’s YouTube is negotiating a $50 million equity investment in music video service Vevo LLC, according to two people with knowledge of the...
Google looking to make strategic $50M investment in Vevo to keep its high-quality music content on YouTube
What to expect from Google I/O 2012: The Google TV edition

iPad mini review

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The iPad mini has been rumored for nearly as long as the original iPad has existed, but it wasn't clear early on how many of those rumors were based on fact and how many were based on hope. Hope, that was, for a smaller, more portable tablet that would...
iPad mini review
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Square Hires CFO, Now Processes $6 Billion In Annual Payments

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Mobile payment service Square today announced that it has hired Sarah Friar as its new Chief Financial Officer. Until now, Friar was the Senior Vice President for finance and strategy at Salesforce.com. Before joining Salesforce, Friar worked at Goldman Sachs in corporate finance, M&A and equity research, as well as...
Square Hires CFO, Now Processes $6 Billion In Annual Payments

What Dennis Crowley Was Thinking When He Walked Away From A ~ $125 Million Foursquare Acquisition Offer

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Two years ago, Dennis Crowley had a tough choice to make. The entrepreneur who cofounded Foursquare was being offered $125 million for his company -- or so several reports say. Crowley wasn't wealthy.  His first startup, Dodgeball, had been acquired by Google, but not for a hefty amount.  Prior...
What Dennis Crowley Was Thinking When He Walked Away From A ~ $125 Million Foursquare Acquisition Offer

White Sprint Evo 4G LTE rumors given weight by blurrycam snap

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A white version of Sprint's Evo 4G LTE was teased late last week when some advertising materials were inadvertently outed on its website -- which were subsequently changed to show the black version. However, one of our secret army of tipsters has sent in a picture that claims to...
White Sprint Evo 4G LTE rumors given weight by blurrycam snap

The Latest iPhone 5 Leak Shows You May Soon Be Making Credit Card Payments With Your Phone (AAPL)

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At first glance, the latest part leak for Apple's next iPhone doesn't appear to show much more than what we've already seen several times over the last few months. But some closer inspection by the Japanese blog Macotakara shows that the device may include a special chip that will let...
The Latest iPhone 5 Leak Shows You May Soon Be Making Credit Card Payments With Your Phone (AAPL)

NYT: Facebook Location Features Coming Next Month

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Facebook is finally going to enter the location game at this April’s f8 conference, according to a report this morning on the NYT’s Bits blog. And they’re looking to take Google head on. We’ve been hearing rumors about Facebook’s location features for a long time, but the buzz has picked...
NYT: Facebook Location Features Coming Next Month

GigaOM: Intel Media TV service won't launch at CES, but it is coming soon

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We've seen several reports over the last week about Intel's set-top box efforts, and an impending CES launch. According to GigaOM, some of those rumors simply aren't true. The site has confirmed with several sources at Intel that a set-top box (and a whole lot more) is in the...
GigaOM: Intel Media TV service won't launch at CES, but it is coming soon
Samsung denies rumors of Galaxy S 4 release date
Amazon or Facebook phone? 'Major' non-Google Android device coming this year, says Skyhook CEO
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Apple's Tim Cook: Rumors of single iPhone component order cuts are 'impossible to interpret'

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During Apple’s Q1 2013 earnings call, CEO Tim Cook took a moment to address the rumors of iPhone component cuts which caused some consternation recently. Though he said he didn’t want to address specific rumors, he did say that basing judgements on a single data point of cut component orders...
Apple's Tim Cook: Rumors of single iPhone component order cuts are 'impossible to interpret'

Despite Today’s Announcement, Microsoft Needs Nokia

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Today, Microsoft shattered any speculation that it was about to release its own Windows Phone device. There was a lot of expectation after the previous week’s Surface announcement that the company may have the Windows Phone 8 enter the market dressed in its own hardware. But those rumors have been quashed by...
Despite Today’s Announcement, Microsoft Needs Nokia

Retailer confirms 32GB Nexus 7, 16GB model get price drop

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British retailer Argos has published its 2012 Gift Guide, revealing that Google will indeed be releasing a 32GB version of its Nexus 7 tablet. The higher-capacity model of the 7-inch tablet has been rumored for some time, but the Argos listing seems to confirm those rumors. The pricing Argos reveals...
Retailer confirms 32GB Nexus 7, 16GB model get price drop
Try the 5-Inch iPhone Experience with this Printable Papercraft Model

Amazon Poaches Another Windows Phone Director From Microsoft As Rumors Of An Amazon Smartphone Heat Up

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Amazon just snatched up another key Windows Phone employee from Microsoft. Richard Williams, a former director of business development for Microsoft's Windows Phone, recently jumped ship to Amazon where he is now the director of their App Store, according to his LinkedIn profile via The Verge. Williams is the second...
Amazon Poaches Another Windows Phone Director From Microsoft As Rumors Of An Amazon Smartphone Heat Up

Rumors: Galaxy Note III may have all the digital camera options you need

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It's been a month of rumors surrounding Samsung's mobile product line. First, we saw leaks of the company's forthcoming "rugged" Galaxy S 4, and now we're hearing rumors about the forthcoming Galaxy Note phone-tablet hybrid that will apparently launch later this year. Boy Genius Report points to ETNews, a Korean...
Rumors: Galaxy Note III may have all the digital camera options you need

Amazon's Next Kindle Fire Android Tablet Clears the FCC

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Do you recall all those rumors about Amazon is working on a larger Kindle Fire, and how that tablet is expected to be released this fall? I think it cleared the FCC yesterday.Now here’s something guaranteed to wake you up this morning.A friend of mine has tipped me to an...
Amazon's Next Kindle Fire Android Tablet Clears the FCC

Google's Autocomplete Dilemma: Every Concession Makes It Easier For The Next Person To Complain

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Back when Google decided to be the arbiter of what words were strictly for infringement in its previously useful autocomplete function, some of us saw the looming danger of such a move, in that it opens up Google to requests for all kinds of autocomplete modifications. The theory was that...
Google's Autocomplete Dilemma: Every Concession Makes It Easier For The Next Person To Complain
Microsoft Xbox One: everything you need to know

Facebook Friends PayPal [Digital Daily]

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So much for those rumors about Facebook Credits becoming a direct competitor to PayPal. This morning the social network said it is adding PayPal as a payment option for Facebook advertisers and users, both. The move is primarily aimed at making it easier for international advertisers to purchase Facebook Ads,...
Facebook Friends PayPal [Digital Daily]
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