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Dish Network launches $25.5B bid to merge with Sprint

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The nation's no. 2 U.S. satellite television provider made waves in the worldwide wireless industry today, as Dish Network launched a $25.5 billion bid that could see it snagging Sprint from Japanese communications firm Softbank.    ...
Dish Network launches $25.5B bid to merge with Sprint
Jack Dorsey Is Spending His Holidays On A Yacht In St Barts With A Model

Letterpress, Game From the Creator of Tweetie, Lifts Off

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Loren Brichter made waves in the mobile world for selling a polished and elegant application called Tweetie to Twitter itself. Mr. Brichter left Twitter nearly a year ago to purse personal projects and has finally taken the wraps off his latest creation, a clever world and color wars game called...
Letterpress, Game From the Creator of Tweetie, Lifts Off

Spotify lands on Kindle Fire

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Spotify is now available to download for Kindle Fire, the company announced today. The music-streaming service has been making waves across the mobile music sphere on multiple platforms, include iOS and Android, and now it has landed on Amazon’s tablet. It features: Support for Android 4.0 Mobile free radio –...
Spotify lands on Kindle Fire
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

Aereo CEO Explains How Recent Court Win Further Validates Partnership Opportunities

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[tc_5min code="517731774"] Aereo has been making waves of late, winning an important court decision yesterday in its massive legal battle with network broadcasters over the legality of Aereo’s live streaming/DVR system that brings HD video content to any of your devices for a pay-as-you-go option or monthly subscription cost. Plus,...
Aereo CEO Explains How Recent Court Win Further Validates Partnership Opportunities

iPhone 4S launch sent Apple Store sales skyrocketing

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Apple Stores are often busy and with the release of new iPhones and iPads, Apple’s retail locations become bombarded with waves of excited customers. According to Needham & Company analyst Charlie Wolf, the launch of the iPhone 4S sent Apple Store sales to record heights during the holiday quarter. In the...
iPhone 4S launch sent Apple Store sales skyrocketing
Phil Schiller interview casting doubt on possible low-end iPhone updated, prompting Reuters withdrawal

Happy Birthday Twitter. This little bird is all grown up…

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Many people, usually those who aren’t using Twitter yet, are under the impression the service has only just launched. In many respects it has, but at four years old it’s fair to say it has officially flown the start-up nest.Four year ago today (we’re a few hours in in Europe),...
Happy Birthday Twitter. This little bird is all grown up…

Qualcomm gets on the Band 41 bandwagon, pledges support for Clearwire's upcoming LTE TDD network

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Not exactly groundbreaking news here -- Clearwire's impending LTE TDD network is happening, regardless -- but it's always good to have the weight of a mainstay like Qualcomm behind you. Particularly when you're pushing uphill, into the wind, against far more established 4G networks from AT&T and Verizon Wireless....
Qualcomm gets on the Band 41 bandwagon, pledges support for Clearwire's upcoming LTE TDD network

What It Looks Like Underneath a Wave [Video]

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The world is ripe with awe-inspiring footage of surfers riding waves. I mean who doesn't love a giant wall of water? But rarely do we get to see the terrifying underbelly that lies beneath the surface. Photographer Mark Tipple sets out to document this phenomenon with the Underwater Project....
What It Looks Like Underneath a Wave [Video]

Chartboost one year on: 4 billion sessions a month, 8,000 apps

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Mobile game cross-promotion service Chartboost is celebrating its first birthday by revealing new information about the size of its network. The service now drives more than 4 billion game sessions a month across over 8,000 mobile games. The service, which bills itself as an alternative to traditional mobile advertising, allows...
Chartboost one year on: 4 billion sessions a month, 8,000 apps
NEC developing app-controlled, speaker-equipped light fitting

Tablet Tribulations: OGT Weighs In On Their Ill-Fated Android Slate

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Competition in the tablet space has been heating up for a while now, and it’s not just the big guys that are feeling the strain. Take the tumultuous story of OGT Mobile, for instance — they tried to make their mark on the industry by creating their own Android tablet,...
Tablet Tribulations: OGT Weighs In On Their Ill-Fated Android Slate

Livestream Broadcaster pre-orders available now, shipping at the end of May for $495

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A vivid memory of Cisco's would-be FlipLive streaming camera is all we've got, but thankfully there's existing devices out there like the Livestream Broadcaster to help fill that void. Priced at a whopping $495, Livestream's Broadcaster allows it to be paired with an array of shooters via HDMI and...
Livestream Broadcaster pre-orders available now, shipping at the end of May for $495

Ouya: This video game console could change everything

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Flush with $15 million from Nvidia and Kleiner Perkins, the $99 Kickstarter success story keeps making waves -- and it's not even out yet. Julie Uhrman talks to Fortune about fast-tracking Ouya, those harsh early reviews, and a rumored mobile device. Still, when early units began shipping to some Kickstarter...
Ouya: This video game console could change everything

This app makes true "global" Twitter search as easy as one spin of the mouse

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Searching for things on Twitter has been made easier thanks to some tweaks by the company itself. Still, there are different ways of seeing information, and by timezone is one of those ways. For example, searching for “good morning” doesn’t give you the full picture of the context of those...
This app makes true "global" Twitter search as easy as one spin of the mouse

Mobile Miscellany: week of April 8th, 2013

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If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week, we were treated to a peek at the Lumia 928 in white, Canada's upstart carriers made waves, BlackBerry users got a new free calling option...
Mobile Miscellany: week of April 8th, 2013

Guerrilla trend: Make an ad so terrible that it will stand out, and drive clicks

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The higher-quality the ad, the better its impact? Maybe not, in today’s saturated market. In April, the Plenty of Fish Ad Blog put out a post that quickly made waves among the technorati and advertising-focused, as its conclusions were antithetical to the common sense surrounding how to garner the attention of...
Guerrilla trend: Make an ad so terrible that it will stand out, and drive clicks

Twitter partners with NBA to highlight in-game replays, Blake Griffin posterizations

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In all honesty, Blake Griffin himself could start a social network that served no purpose outside of featuring his dizzying (and disgusting, if you will) array of dunks, and it'd probably go over quite well. Instead, he -- along with other superstars in the National Basketball Association -- will...
Twitter partners with NBA to highlight in-game replays, Blake Griffin posterizations

Red hot: Latest smartphone from China's Xiaomi sells its 200,000-unit launch batch in 30 minutes

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There’s more proof of the unrelenting demand for Xiaomi’s mobile phones in China this morning after the popular smartphone maker saw its latest device — the $236 (RMB 1,499) Mi-One S — sell out of an initial batch of 200,000 units in just 30 minutes. The Mi-One S features an...
Red hot: Latest smartphone from China's Xiaomi sells its 200,000-unit launch batch in 30 minutes

FCC moves to expand mobile spectrum

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission took the first step Friday toward groundbreaking auctions of television spectrum to mobile carriers faced with skyrocketing bandwidth demands from their customers. The FCC approved a notice of proposed rulemaking (PDF) (NPRM) that lays out proposed rules and asks for public comment on so-called...
FCC moves to expand mobile spectrum
Judge to Apple: tell UK consumers Samsung didn't infringe on iPad design

Five Services That Leverage Google Wave

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Google Wave went public yesterday and became a part of the Google Apps ecosystem. With the news comes a number of companies that are using the API to develop integrations that bring new scope and capabilities for enterprise grade collaboration. Salesforce.com and SAP are the latest companies to integrate Google...
Five Services That Leverage Google Wave

RT @surfmyrtlebeach: Some waves today. Be sure to check out http://www.surfreportmyrtlebeach.com/ Pics are up!

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RT @surfmyrtlebeach: Some waves today. Be sure to check out http://www.surfreportmyrtlebeach.com/ Pics are up!

Experience Metro With Splashtop’s Android And iPad Windows 8 Metro Testbed App

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Splashtop made waves (thankyouverymuch) in April when the mobile app company launched the Windows 8 Testbed Metro for the iPad. This iPad app allowed owners to experience the few highs and many lows of Windows 8 Metro. As Engadget put it then, it must be a bit uncomfortable for iPads,...
Experience Metro With Splashtop’s Android And iPad Windows 8 Metro Testbed App

Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

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A few weeks back, Sprint had said its fresh Long Term Evolution waves would be hitting a total of five markets by July 15th, but it looks like one lucky city is seeing the changes kick in a wee bit earlier than expected. According to S4GRU, the site's been...
Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'

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We can't say we're exactly surprised Sprint would be bringing its 4G LTE waves to one of the biggest markets on the West Coast, but there's nothing like hearing it straight from the horse's carrier's mouth. Earlier today, Sprint announced its developing Long Term Evolution network will be hitting...
Sprint bringing LTE to San Francisco and over 20 more cities 'in coming months'

Can Sound Waves Reduce Power Consumption? -- http://bit.ly/8YGECW /cc @greenskeptic

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Can Sound Waves Reduce Power Consumption? -- http://bit.ly/8YGECW /cc @greenskeptic
Liquid Robotics' Wave Glider robots complete first leg of their journey, set world record
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