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Apple proposing new Bonjour sharing standard

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In order to remedy the woes many universities are experiencing using Apple's Bonjour zero-configuration Multicast DNS technology on large scale networks, NetworkWorld reports that the company is proposing a new standard that can be built to support huge numbers of users at once. "We targeted Bonjour at home networks,...
Apple proposing new Bonjour sharing standard

Investment firms warned of Facebook woes before IPO, report says

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According to a new report, an investment firm named Capital Research & Management was warned of Facebook's dour revenue forecast, allowing it to cut back on the shares it bought in the IPO. [Read more]...
Investment firms warned of Facebook woes before IPO, report says

Why, how and where to update your Windows 8 drivers

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Has your computer's hardware started freaking out, freezing up or behaving in weird ways since you've made the jump to Windows 8? Don't lay blame at the feet of a mischievous gremlin. Instead, it's much more likely that your devices simply aren't rocking the most up-to-date Windows 8-compatible drivers....
Why, how and where to update your Windows 8 drivers

LinkedIn woes put spotlight on password flaws

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Here's the problem: Passwords may be the most imperfect security measure around, but it's tough to nudge out a practice that has been around for decades. [Read more]...
LinkedIn woes put spotlight on password flaws

Gadgetwise Blog: A Potential Fix for iMessage Woes

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Several users of Apple's iMessage, an Internet-based messaging service, have been reporting problems with the service on Apple support forums. The problem appears to be tied to the beta version of Apple's messaging software for the Mac....
Gadgetwise Blog: A Potential Fix for iMessage Woes

ZTE's 2013 Q1 sees profits of $33 million despite three percent sales slide

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ZTE has managed to break a run of two straight quarterly losses by posting a net profit of $33 million in its first 2013 financials. Unfortunately, the extra cash has come from selling a $133 million stake in surveillance firm Shenzhen ZNV, rather than any surge in handset popularity....
ZTE's 2013 Q1 sees profits of $33 million despite three percent sales slide
HTC CEO Peter Chou Reflects On A Rough 2012, Says 2013 "Won't Be Too Bad"

iOS 6.0.2 suspected of draining batteries

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The iOS 6.0.2 update released earlier this week may have cured some people's Wi-Fi woes, but others now claim it's reducing their battery life too. First reported by TidBITS' Adam Engst and supported by a number of posters in Apple's Support Communities, some (but seemingly not all) iPhone users...
iOS 6.0.2 suspected of draining batteries

Apple settles class action suit over iPhone 4 antenna woes

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Apple finished the week by agreeing to a settlement (active in the next few weeks) over the iPhone 4's antenna issues. US customers who were unhappy with the antenna performance of the smartphone will have the option of getting either a free bumper case or $15. Owners will have up...
Apple settles class action suit over iPhone 4 antenna woes

StyleTap brings its Palm OS emulator to Android, only asks for $50

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Chrome? Who cares, give us Blazer! For those of you who just can't let go of your legacy Palm OS apps, StyleTap has been delivering emulation software to salve your woes since about 2005. But, if you've been riding the Android train, you've been left out in the cold...
StyleTap brings its Palm OS emulator to Android, only asks for $50
Australia fire department says Apple Maps creates 'dangerous' situations

Troubled Sharp opens $350 million voluntary redundancy initiative

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These are tough times at Sharp and the company is out to retain every yen that it can. Now the financially troubled Japanese firm has revealed it has set aside close to $350 million (27 billion yen) to offer its staff voluntary redundancy packages. Earlier this month the company announced...
Troubled Sharp opens $350 million voluntary redundancy initiative

Boot up: Instagram v Vine, Playbook woes, Microsoft v BSkyB, and more

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Plus Firefox's new logo, are handsets heading for a 'black summer'?, the problem in San Francisco and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamA week after Instagram's video launch, Vine sharing tanks on Twitter >> MarketingLandIt's now been a full week...
Boot up: Instagram v Vine, Playbook woes, Microsoft v BSkyB, and more

Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

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Amazon's been doing a pretty decent job at blanketing those Android and iOS Kindle applications with the latest and greatest, but the same couldn't exactly be said about its Windows Phone counterpart. Today there's great news for users of Redmond's mobile OS, however, as the Fire maker has announced...
Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

Insert Coin: BRCK wireless router packs a fallback 4G connection, internal battery

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In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. Staying connected to the internet can be a challenge at times, especially...
Insert Coin: BRCK wireless router packs a fallback 4G connection, internal battery

FBI collected details of 'Going Dark' surveillance woes

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Internal Homeland Security report says agents had problems extracting customer data from companies including Comcast, MetroPCS, and T-Mobile. In an odd twist, Homeland Security demanded the report's return after it released it publicly. [Read more]...
FBI collected details of 'Going Dark' surveillance woes

HTC's comeback hopes: dimming fast with little hope in sight

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HTC, the once high-flying Taiwanese smartphone maker, is finding that reaching those lofty heights again is proving a lot more difficult than planned. Increasingly, its plans for a comeback are faltering in the face of bigger giants with little hope for a breakthrough. The company announced third quarter results Monday...
HTC's comeback hopes: dimming fast with little hope in sight

Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

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Former Nokia executive Lee Williams admits that he's a bit of an "arm chair quarterback," but won't let such labels stop him from offering up some seriously pointed criticism of Stephen Elop, telling CNET that the CEO is "struggling," due in part to a lack of "overarching vision." Williams...
Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

The Groupon deflation laid bare, and what it means for all tech IPOs

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Tonight, before the next financial week begins, I want to take a moment to stare at Groupon, and its marked recent decline. It’s important, as the tech IPO well could be quite poisoned if Groupon is about to suffer even greater losses. Facebook, for example, could experience public-market discomfort when it...
The Groupon deflation laid bare, and what it means for all tech IPOs

HTC reportedly suspends development of several new smartphone models, cuts Q1 shipments

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HTC (2498) continues to churn out one gorgeous smartphone after another but its struggles persist, proving yet again that quality alone is no match for extensive carrier support and marketing budgets that reach into the billions. As industry giants Samsung (005930) and Apple (AAPL) continue trouncing the rest of the market, HTC’s...
HTC reportedly suspends development of several new smartphone models, cuts Q1 shipments

Go Daddy acknowledges issues with sites, is 'working on it'

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Go Daddy looks to be having a rough one today. Users are complaining of issues with sites and email addresses tied to the popular and oft-controversial domain registrar. For the moment, GoDaddy's own site appears to be working just fine, though the company has acknowledge its woes via Twitter,...
Go Daddy acknowledges issues with sites, is 'working on it'

Google pushes IMM76I ICS build to HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus, reportedly quells connectivity woes

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If you've been facing signal issues with your HSPA+ since that recent Android 4.0.4 update, you'll be happy to know that Google's apparently readied a minor update that might help. A small amount of owners have noticed a new build of Android 4.0.4, listed as build IMM76I, showing up...
Google pushes IMM76I ICS build to HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus, reportedly quells connectivity woes

Facebook's Woes Dim Interest In Indian E-Commerce Firms

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Facebook's listing missteps have hastened a slowdown in venture-capital investing in Indian e-commerce, investors say....
Facebook's Woes Dim Interest In Indian E-Commerce Firms

Microsoft tries to stamps out concerns about Surface Pro warranty in China

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Microsoft is trying to stamp out concerns about its Surface Pro warranty policy in China just over a week after Apple apologized for its own customer service woes in the country.On Thursday, Microsoft said its warranty policies for its newly launched Surface Pro tablet were consistent with Chinese law....
Microsoft tries to stamps out concerns about Surface Pro warranty in China

Motorola feels Droid Bionic owners' pain, promises to fix things

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With a star-crossed history that includes a lengthy delay, mysterious sounds and other issues, Motorola's Droid Bionic has had a bit of a checkered past. Motorola, however, is apparently aware of Droid Bionic owners' woes and is working on a plan to make things right. At least that's what...
Motorola feels Droid Bionic owners' pain, promises to fix things

Nokia Fixes Lumia 900 Data Woes Ahead Of Schedule With New Software Update

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Nokia certainly didn’t waste any time when it came to fixing that pesky data connection bug that popped up in a new first-run Lumia 900s. Just two days after Nokia acknowledged the issue and pledged to make things right, they’ve already made that critical update available to those in need....
Nokia Fixes Lumia 900 Data Woes Ahead Of Schedule With New Software Update

Forget $3B In Revenue: Things "Don't Look Good" For Facebook

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Evidence is quickly mounting that Facebook's initial public offering will not be the big boost the social media sector needs as Silicon Valley companies try to prove to Wall Street they can grow revenues. On Thursday, PrivCo CEO Sam Hamadeh told VentureBeat that several people close to the company were...
Forget $3B In Revenue: Things "Don't Look Good" For Facebook

11 Crazy Things You Can Make With A MakerBot

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If you're unfamiliar, Brooklyn-based MakerBot Industries sells 3D printers can make nearly anything out of plastic. Using CAD software on your computer, you can sketch out a 3D model and use your MakerBot to manifest it in the real world. Commercial 3D printers can cost more than $25,000. The...
11 Crazy Things You Can Make With A MakerBot

Test shows upcoming OS X Mountain Lion version may solve laptop battery life woes

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A set of tests published on Monday claim to show significant a boost in MacBook battery life using a new developer build of OS X Mountain Lion, with the latest beta showing an 85-minute increase from the current 10.8.1....
Test shows upcoming OS X Mountain Lion version may solve laptop battery life woes

How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard

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As it prepares to report its quarterly earnings today, it’s no understatement to say the pressure is on Hewlett-Packard. Today’s earnings report, which is expected after the markets close for trading in New York, will be the first since the end of HP’s worst year ever. The list of its...
How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard
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