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Epstein: FCC Will Start Broadcast Spectrum Bidding Very High
Broadcasting & Cable
The FCC plans to offer broadcasters a "very high" starting price for their spectrum in the incentive auction, and one not just based on their value as TV stations. That is according to Gary Epstein, chairman of the FCC's incentive auction task force and special ...
Lawmakers hear mixed message on limiting spectrum biddingITworld.com
FCC halts AT&T plan to raise Internet prices on Sprint and other rivalsArs Technica
FCC Halts AT&T Plan to Stop Certain DiscountsWall Street Journal
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Report: Facebook Won't Roll Out Its Major Redesign Any Time Soon
Facebook made a big deal about the platform's impending redesign in March, but it now appears it's not actually coming to most users. A story by Mike Isaac of AllThingsD claims that the redesign has stalled, and will not actually roll out to users as was ...
Double Edge Sword: What Facebook Wants For Its News Feed Opposes UsersAtlanta Black Star
Facebook Inc (FB): Facebook wants to become a news hub, users feel differentlySeeking Alpha
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Canonical forges Ubuntu Touch OS partnership, high-end phones expected in ...
It's been a pretty wild year for Canonical's Ubuntu Touch OS for smartphones. We first learned about the software on the second day of 2013, and after a developer preview was released in February, Canonical tried to get its Ubuntu Edge smartphone funded ...
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Twitter enables users to send photos through private messages
Los Angeles Times
If only Anthony Weiner had this feature two years ago. Twitter is now letting users send pictures to others through private messages sent on its platform. The San Francisco company announced the new feature Tuesday as it rolled out a major update for its ...
Twitter app now lets you send private photos over DMNBCNews.com
Twitter adds photo support for direct messages, gesture-based UI in app updateApple Insider
Twitter's Answer To Snapchat: Direct Messages With PhotosReadWrite
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Harlem Will Soon Be America's Largest Free Wi-Fi Hotspot
This area man can now cruise through Harlem without fretting over his Wi-Fi access. (skreuzer's flickr). A 95-block stretch of Harlem will become the nation's largest Wi-Fi hotspot, Mayor Bloomberg announced today. The network will extend from 110th to ...
Harlem will soon be home to the largest Wi-Fi network in...The Verge
The Biggest Free Public Wi-Fi Network in the Country is Coming to HarlemComplex.com
NYC mayor unveils plans for massive free public WiFi network in HarlemEngadget
Mashable -Wall Street Journal (blog) -Metro.us
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Happy 20th, 'Doom'
Today marks a key day in video game history: Doom was unleashed upon the world. In celebration of twenty years, here's a look back at the game, and why it was so important. The First FPS. Doom wasn't the first FPS to hit the market, but it was the first FPS to ...
Doom: 20 years of a gaming legendTechRadar UK
Why John Carmack 'frets a little bit' about hardware upgradesPolygon
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Sprint Spark 4G LTE enhancements now live in Chicago and surrounding areas
Sprint today brought its Sprint Spark brand of 4G LTE service to Chicago and some surrounding markets of the Chicagoland area. So what exactly is different about Sprint Spark 4G? Not much other than the technology set-up. Spark is just a brand name that ...
Sprint Will Offer An Updated Samsung Galaxy S4 That Works With Its Spark Tri ...Android Police
Sprint Debuts Samsung Galaxy S 4 with the Benefit of Sprint SparkMarketWatch
Sprint announces Spark LTE-compatible Galaxy S 4, network upgrades in ChicagoPhoneDog
Wall Street Journal -Dslreports -FierceWireless
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Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition
Google just announced a special Google Play Edition of the Xperia Z Ultra phone-tablet hybrid. Sculpted in Sony's current design language of sleek lines and sharp edges, the Z Ultra is now for sale directly through the Google Play store for $649. Equipped ...
Sony Xperia Z Ultra plays ball, rolls into the Google Play StoreTechRadar UK
Google Outs Play Edition LG G Pad And Sony Z Ultra, But They're Still US-OnlyTechCrunch
Google pumps out another, Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition now availableandroidandme.com
Android Headlines - Android News -KpopStarz -Christian Post
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San Francisco Chronicle
Gift Guide: Navigating maze of phone, plan choices
San Francisco Chronicle
NEW YORK (AP) — So you're ready to buy a new smartphone for your loved one. Which do you choose? Before you do anything, you have to decide whether to buy the phone outright or go the traditional route of buying a carrier-subsidized one with a ...
Valve updates Steam Mobile for iOS with new UI and more social optionsEngadget
An iPhone user's thoughts on Google's Nexus 5ITProPortal
Steam Mobile iOS app (partly) updated for iOS 7, gets offline chat & more9 to 5 Mac
Cult of Mac -Ubergizmo -Vancouver Sun
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Ubuntu Touch hardware partner teased ahead of 2014 release
Ubuntu Touch arrived back in October. The catch though, for now Ubuntu Touch is simply an operating system looking for a phone. Canonical had things set so users could load the OS on a Nexus 4 or Galaxy Nexus smartphone, but a hardware partner with a ...
Ubuntu Touch OS Finally Has Its First Smartphone PartnerUbergizmo
Ubuntu Touch OS wins its first smartphone partnerMalaysia Sun
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New home page for Android Firefox
Latest Firefox updates deliver a new home page on Android, Intel support for the Android version of the browser, and better security with Java plug-ins on desktops. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. December 10, 2013 11:12 AM PST. Follow @sethr.
Firefox 26 Makes Java Plugins Click-to-Play, Fixes 14 Security FlawsThreatpost
Firefox For Android Gets New Homescreen, Adds Bing And Yahoo As Search ...TechCrunch
Completed Firefox 26 brings a new Android home screen (video)Engadget
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Apple's Siri has met her match, analyst says
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google's voice-based search service, Google Now, has improved enough in the past year to rival Apple's Siri, although both technologies still need work, according to test results released Tuesday. Gene Munster, an analyst at Piper ...
Siri battles Google Now in new contestCNET
Apple's Siri And Google Both Get C+ Grades From Gene MunsterForbes
Tests find iOS 7 update improves Apple's Siri, but Google Now for Android ...Apple Insider
WKRB News -Highlight Press -The Journal News / Lohud.com
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Android Headlines - Android News
AT&T chief: We can't keep doing big subsidies on phones
CEO Randall Stephenson says wireless operators can no longer afford to suck up the costs of customers' devices. The wave of the future? Drive up network use. Marguerite Reardon. by Marguerite Reardon. December 10, 2013 8:47 AM PST. Follow @ ...
AT&T plans wider fibre broadband rolloutFinancial Times
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Calls For an End to Big Phone SubsidiesAndroid Headlines - Android News
AT&T's Stephenson: IP transition will start showing cost savings in 3 yearsFierceTelecom
Seeking Alpha -Dallas Morning News (blog) -Hollywood Reporter
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Microsoft: We goofed on that Windows 7 end-of-sales date
Summary: Microsoft officials are now saying the end-of-sales date for PCs preinstalled with Windows 7 is 'to be determined,' rather than October 30, 2014. Mary Jo Foley. By Mary Jo Foley for All About Microsoft | December 10, 2013 -- 17:18 GMT (09:18 PST).
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Times of India
Source Code Says LG's G-Pad Tablet Will Get The Google Play Edition Treatment
Google and LG have been getting awfully cozy lately — the web giant tasked the Korean company with delivering its two most recent Nexus smartphones, and if you're the type to put stock in rumors, it seemed like a new Nexus tablet (bearing the model ...
Android game categories to triple; move hints at future gaming ambitionsArs Technica
Google replaces buggy KitKat with another updateCNET
Android 4.4.2 Kitkat arrives on Google Nexus devicesInquirer
Unwired View -TechRadar UK
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HP's New Elite Lineup Includes Thinnest Elite Ultrabook to Date
Hewlett-Packard has updated its Elite portfolio with its thinnest Ultrabook yet, two tiny desktops, a convertible and a 23-inch touch display. Hewlett-Packard, for an industry that's shown it's not very interested in traditional PCs, has introduced six new devices in ...
HP Drives Style, Innovation With HP Elite PortfolioMarketWatch
HP latest business and education PCs have gone on the thin-and-light dietVentureBeat
HP EliteBook Folio 1040 offers ultrabook style to business...The Verge
Engadget -PCWorld (blog) -Australian Techworld
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Rambus Rises After Settling Legal Dispute With Micron Technology
Rambus Inc. (RMBS:US) shares climbed as much as 24 percent after settling legal disputes with Micron Technology Inc. (MU:US), which will pay the high-speed memory chipmaker as much as $280 million over seven years to license patents. The companies ...
Rambus, Micron settle patent, antitrust disputesComputerworld
Rambus Ends 13 Years of LitigationEE Times
What's Behind Rambus' (RMBS) Gains on Tuesday?TheStreet.com
Wall Street Journal
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New York Times
Microsoft updates Photosynth with ultra high-resolution and 360-degree objects
Microsoft's Photosynth software has its fair share of fans. The high-tech panorama capture has always excelled at stitching together stunning images. The latest beta update brings a host of enhancements to the table that ensure Redmond wont be eclipsed by ...
Microsoft's new Photosynth image-stitching preview includes Street View-like ...The Verge
Updated Microsoft Photosynth Makes HDTV Look Low-ResolutionNew York Times (blog)
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RealNetworks Integrates With Google Chromecast
Wall Street Journal
SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RealNetworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: RNWK) today announced it has added Google Chromecast support to RealPlayer Cloud, its integrated video player and cloud service. Now, consumers can easily watch their personal ...
Vevo on Chromecast, one dongle closer to world ...CNET
Chromecast gets Plex, Vevo, RealPlayer, Viki and more with massive app updateGigaOM
Songza Launches On Google ChromecastTechCrunch
Evolver.fm -Android Police
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Viber announces Viber Out calls for iOS, goes head to head with Skype
Popular cross-platform messaging and VoIP app Viber has released version 4.1 of its iOS app today, which sees the company aggressively going after Skype with a new feature called Viber Out. Previously, Viber's competitors were messaging apps on iOS ...
Viber launches 'Viber Out' low-cost phone calls: How do rates compare to Skype?PCWorld (blog)
Viber Officially Launches Viber Out, Letting Users Call Mobile And Landline ...TechCrunch
Viber offers calling service cheaper than SkypeTimes of India
Ubergizmo -iClarified -MarketWatch
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