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Review: Seagate Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage (500GB)

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While it's a good all-around portable drive, the 500GB Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless's raison d'être is serving up files and multimedia via Wi-Fi. The drive creates its own local hotspot that you can log onto with just about any device sporting a Web browser to view the documents,...
Review: Seagate Satellite Mobile Wireless Storage (500GB)

McAfee releases new security suite for Android, BlackBerry, x86droid

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Intel may still be a rookie in the mobile space, but its security software subsidiary McAfee has got Intel's Android project covered. On Monday, the security company launched its second-generation McAfee Mobile Security suite for smartphones and tablets, which includes compatibility with Intel-based Android devices. The $30 subscription-based application...
McAfee releases new security suite for Android, BlackBerry, x86droid

Twitter opens office in Korea, puts focus on localised features and partnerships

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Twitter is intent on expanding its profile in Korea, focusing on launching localised features and building partnerships with brands and celebrities in the country, the company announced in a press conference today. According to Yonhap News, Twitter has earmarked Korea as one of its most important markets, thanks to its...
Twitter opens office in Korea, puts focus on localised features and partnerships

Apple's iCloud.com exits beta

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New cloud services Web portal open to all users and features revamped Find My Phone and Mail We apps. [Read more]...
Apple's iCloud.com exits beta

The Great Open Database of Place Pages in the Sky

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Every web portal would love to be the dominant and trusted provider of information about local businesses. But what are chances of an open collaborative database for places? All businesses have a physical location of some sort, but there’s no clear and open way to publish those locations on the...
The Great Open Database of Place Pages in the Sky

Feud with Twitter intensifies, no Instagram Twitter cards

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Instagram removed its service's compatibility with Twitter's Twitter card feature today, highlighting the tension that has grown between the two networks since Instagram was purchased by Facebook earlier this year. An update from Twitter earlier today pointed out that Twitter users were having problems viewing Instagram photos on Twitter due...
Feud with Twitter intensifies, no Instagram Twitter cards
How Miniclip went from web portal to 100M mobile downloads

Bloomberg signs NYC 'Open Data Policy' into law, plans web portal for 2018

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Live in Manhattan and wish that your local government would be more transparent about its data and make it more easily accessible? Well, consider the request granted by a little bill dubbed as Introductory Number 29-A, which Mayor Bloomberg signed into law this past week. Apparently following in the...
Bloomberg signs NYC 'Open Data Policy' into law, plans web portal for 2018

Apple seeds first beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 (build 12B13) to developers

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Today, Apple has seeded the first beta build of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 to developers. The build number is 12B13 and it is available from the Mac Developer Center web portal....
Apple seeds first beta of OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.1 (build 12B13) to developers

Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly

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We’ve beaten up on Yahoo a number of times for the company’s lack of innovation and other weaknesses, including CEO Marissa Mayer’s edict against remote working, so it’s probably fair to point out when the moribund web portal actually does something interesting — and the acquisition of news-reading app Summly...
Finally, Yahoo does something kind of smart by buying mobile news app Summly

Top10 makes its database of opinion-based lists more social with its neat new Web app

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UK-based opinion-aggregating, recommendation platform Top10 has rolled out a major update to its website, with a view towards helping users share and discover the best music, films, products and everything in between. Oh, and it seems that Spotify has played a role in its latest Web-based incarnation. Just to give...
Top10 makes its database of opinion-based lists more social with its neat new Web app

China's Qihoo sees profit fall to $5.6 million in Q1 2013, even as revenue climbs 58.6%

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China’s Qihoo 360 reported an on-year decline in net profit for the first quarter of 2013, as the Internet company invests heavily in new technology to better its search business and mobile Internet services. Net profit stood at $5.6 million in the quarter ended March 31, 2013, compared with net...
China's Qihoo sees profit fall to $5.6 million in Q1 2013, even as revenue climbs 58.6%

Yahoo sues Facebook over patents

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Yahoo sues Facebook over claims that the social network failed to license ten patents belonging to the web portal....
Yahoo sues Facebook over patents
Yelp Reports Q4 Losses As Local Gets More Crowded Than Ever
Yahoo Bids Farewell to South Korea, Completes Exit
Aetna's not just an insurance company, it now has a fitness app too

Cisco's Linksys Wi-Fi routers get app support

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Cisco's Linksys badge unveiled a trio of new Smart Wi-Fi routers with updates both for software and the pure technology underneath. The EA4500, EA3500, and EA2700 all support apps that link into the Cisco Connect Cloud web portal to not just administer the router from outside the home network but...
Cisco's Linksys Wi-Fi routers get app support

Li Ka-shing's Horizon Ventures Bets on Mobile Search Start-Up Everything.me

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Everything.me, a mobile search provider, has taken $3.5 million in add-on funding from Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, known for tech investments like Facebook and Spotify. Mobile search is somewhat up for grabs, though Apple’s Siri and Google’s general dominance will make it harder for a start-up to...
Li Ka-shing's Horizon Ventures Bets on Mobile Search Start-Up Everything.me

CBS acquires all of TV Guide Digital

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TV Guide Digital has fared well between its web portal and mobile apps, but part-owner CBS thinks there's a lot of potential locked away. Enough so, in fact, that CBS is taking over TV Guide Digital by acquiring Lionsgate's remaining 50 percent stake in the venture. The media giant...
CBS acquires all of TV Guide Digital

Nginx, the little Russian web server taking on the giants

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When it comes to web server software, Apache has been king of the hill for a long time. It currently has about 54% of the market. This is followed by Microsoft’s IIS, with about 24% of the market. Then, surprisingly, a new contender has started to rise, and it’s...
Nginx, the little Russian web server taking on the giants

China's Qihoo takes aim at Baidu with aggressive goal to capture 10% of local search market per year

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After diving into the Chinese search market last year, Qihoo 360 has set its sights on an annual market share increase of 10% as it challenges rival Baidu, according to Sina Tech. Qihoo, which got its start with security software before branching out into Web portal and gaming services, jumped...
China's Qihoo takes aim at Baidu with aggressive goal to capture 10% of local search market per year

OnLive Denies Reports That It's Shutting Down

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OnLive is still alive — for now. Just a short while ago reports emerged that the gaming and virtual desktop-software start-up had issued pink slips to all of its employees and was effectively shutting down the service. The first part, we’re told by an OnLive spokesperson, is not the case....
OnLive Denies Reports That It's Shutting Down

Bharti Airtel, SoftBank and Yahoo Japan to launch mobile Web portal in India this month

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Mobile operators Bharti Airtel and Japan’s SoftBank are set to launch a joint mobile Internet portal later this month in India, becoming the second service to be introduced from the duo’s joint initiative, Bharti SoftBank (BSB). The new service — called BSY — will lean on the expertise and know-how of...
Bharti Airtel, SoftBank and Yahoo Japan to launch mobile Web portal in India this month
New iCloud website with Notes, Reminders and Mail, Find my iPhone improvements comes out of beta
Can you have it all? With Uproot, VC Jay Levy becomes an entrepreneur again

So THAT's Why Google Came Up With 'Google Play' (GOOG)

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Google has begun adding a link for "Play" to the black toolbar that appears on all Google sites. Last month, Google took the Android Market, combined it with Google Music and Google Books, and smushed them all together into a new service called Play. It seemed kind of like...
So THAT's Why Google Came Up With 'Google Play' (GOOG)
Torbit’s Insight Measures The Affect Of Site Speed On Your Bounce, Conversion & Revenue

Yahoo Japan says 22 million user IDs may have been stolen

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Yahoo Japan, the country's largest Web portal, said up to 22 million user IDs may have been leaked during a hack that was discovered last week.The company emphasized that the IDs are already public information, and no passwords or other private data were affected. Yahoo Japan IDs are used...
Yahoo Japan says 22 million user IDs may have been stolen

The acquisition of OMGPOP by Zynga demonstrates the $200M power of Android and iOS

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If you haven’t heard by now, the casual gaming giant Zynga has acquired development house OMGPOP, the makers of the smash hit Draw Something app for something like $200M. The move wasn’t a huge surprise for a lot of people familiar with Zynga, as the company has a history of...
The acquisition of OMGPOP by Zynga demonstrates the $200M power of Android and iOS

Renren, China's Facebook, reports revenues up 48% to $45m, but net loss of $25m in Q2

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Chinese social networking service Renren announced net revenues of $44.8 million in the second quarter of 2012, up 47.5 percent year over year, but the company had a net loss of $24.9 million due to macroeconomic challenges with the advertising industry. Online gaming was a bright spot for the company, as...
Renren, China's Facebook, reports revenues up 48% to $45m, but net loss of $25m in Q2
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