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Google Sued Over Claims Android Tie-Ins Hurt Search Competition - Businessweek

May 1, 2014 - 11:30pm

Economic Times

Google Sued Over Claims Android Tie-Ins Hurt Search Competition
Businessweek
Google Inc. (GOOG:US) was sued for allegedly abusing its market power by forcing handheld device makers that use its Android operating system to also provide the search engine company's applications. Google's requirements that manufacturers such as ...
Google deals made Android phones more expensive, lawsuit claimsPCWorld
Google faces antitrust lawsuit on US mobile internet searchReuters UK
Antitrust suit accuses Google of stifling search innovationCNET

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3 ways you can lower your Internet bills - Charleston Post Courier

May 1, 2014 - 11:13pm

3 ways you can lower your Internet bills
Charleston Post Courier
A few years ago, a cable technician was working on the lines outside my house. When I mentioned I was paying for the company's top-tier Internet service, he snorted and said, "You can't get that tier of service with these lines." It was a lesson to me: We have ...

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Tablet Demand Hits A Wall As Many Are Happy With The Devices They Own - Consumer Electronics Net

May 1, 2014 - 9:57pm

Phys.Org

Tablet Demand Hits A Wall As Many Are Happy With The Devices They Own
Consumer Electronics Net
It looks like Apple wasn't the only tech firm to see its tablet business take a hit this winter; according to IDC, others suffered a similar fate. The analyst group estimates that overall tablet shipments grew just 3.9 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, a sharp ...
Samsung grabs tablet market share from AppleAustralian Macworld
It's Clearer Than Ever: Tablets Are Neither a Fad Nor a Distinct Product CategoryTIME
Apple's iPad Business Is CollapsingBusiness Insider
Bangkok Post -TabTimes
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Car services gain in popularity, bring up safety questions - My Fox Boston

May 1, 2014 - 9:47pm

Business Insider Australia

Car services gain in popularity, bring up safety questions
My Fox Boston
SPECIAL REPORT -- Looking to bypass the traditional taxi that may or may not be in the area to pick you up? There's an app for that. Some people around Boston use the car service app Uber often because they say it's faster than hailing a cab, it's reliable, ...
Uber Family ride-sharing trial tipped for New YorkSlashGear
Uber is reportedly launching a family-friendly ridesharing serviceEngadget
Oh, Baby: Uber Reportedly Exploring a Family ServiceMashable
VatorNews -Businessinsider India
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Logitech's modular iPhone case : A market changer - Delhi Daily News

May 1, 2014 - 8:35pm

Delhi Daily News

Logitech's modular iPhone case : A market changer
Delhi Daily News
Logitech has claimed that its latest entry into the gadget world will be "the only case" iPhone users will ever need. The case is part of an ample suite of iPhone 5 and 5s accessories, the magnetic case+ anchors Logitech's $199.99 collection, which includes a ...
Logitech's modular iPhone case lets you change features on a whimEngadget
Logitech's first iPhone case comes with physical bloatwareGigaOM
Logitech announces revolutionary case+ for iPhone, but it costs $200BetaNews
SlashGear -PC Magazine -Daily Gadgetry
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Project Ara module maker explores 'conductive ink' - PCWorld

May 1, 2014 - 7:44pm

PC Advisor

Project Ara module maker explores 'conductive ink'
PCWorld
3D Systems, the company that will print the modules for Google's Project Ara smartphone, is exploring conductive ink as a way to create circuitry for the devices. Ara is Google's attempt to turn smartphone manufacturing on its head and come up with a new ...
Debated: Google's Project Ara Will Likely FailTG Daily
Project Ara & Google: Way Beyond SmartphonesEE Times

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Beats Music Releases iPad App - socalTech.com

May 1, 2014 - 4:10pm

PhoneDog

Beats Music Releases iPad App
socalTech.com
Los Angeles-based streaming music service Beats Music said Thursday that it has released an iPad version of its music app to users. The music service had previously allows users to use the iPad, but using the less optimized, small-screen iPhone app.
Beats Music finally outfits the iPad after an iOS updateEngadget
Beats Music Version 2.0 Goes Universal With Support For The iPadAppAdvice
Beats Music for iPad rolling out with version 2.0 app updatePhoneDog
Softonic EN -Ubergizmo -9 to 5 Mac
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Foursquare Bets That Two Apps Are Better Than One - Bloomberg

May 1, 2014 - 3:52pm

Bloomberg

Foursquare Bets That Two Apps Are Better Than One
Bloomberg
Location-sharing service Foursquare is splitting its app in two as the novelty of checking in at a store or restaurant has worn off. Swarm, the new app, will still let users broadcast “I'm here!” and show them which of their friends are nearby. The revamped ...

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Vine Launches A Six-Second YouTube - TechCrunch

May 1, 2014 - 2:12pm

Vine Launches A Six-Second YouTube
TechCrunch
When Vine first launched on the web, all you could do was view your stream and check out profiles for individual users. The desktop version came with TV Mode, too, which was admittedly addictive with its constant stream of full-screen content. But today Vine ...
Twitter's Vine Makes It Easier to Find Its VideosWall Street Journal (blog)
Vine's Website Just Turned Into a Massive Searchable GIF LibraryGizmodo
Vine on the web gets sections like the app, doesn't require log inEngadget
WebProNews -al.com -Android Headlines - Android News
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Windows 8 gets closer to dummy-proof - CNNMoney

May 1, 2014 - 1:48pm

CNNMoney

Windows 8 gets closer to dummy-proof
CNNMoney
In attempt to make the slow, steady transition to Windows 8 more user-friendly, the Windows search function now understands when users speak to it conversationally. For example, if you can't figure out how to disable your Wi-Fi inside Microsoft (MSFT, ...
Windows 8.1 gets natural language search via Bing updateDigital Spy
Microsoft's Movie Moments, Windows Reading List available on Windows Phone ...BetaNews
No more trawling settings as Windows 8.1 adds natural language searchTechRadar UK
Engadget -WinBeta
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AT&T-DirecTV Merger Rumor: Satellite Customers Vow To Flee If Companies ... - International Business Times

May 1, 2014 - 1:34pm

AT&T-DirecTV Merger Rumor: Satellite Customers Vow To Flee If Companies ...
International Business Times
The AT&T logo is seen at their store in Times Square in New York. Reuters. In another sign of snowballing consolidation in the pay-TV industry, AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is said to be mulling an acquisition of DirecTV (NASDAQ:DTV) -- but some loyal customers of ...

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LeBron James Is Now An App - SLAM Online

May 1, 2014 - 11:58am

NDTV

LeBron James Is Now An App
SLAM Online
Want a little more LeBron James in your life? Or how about a lot more LeBron James in your life. Samsung Galaxy owners, fear not: the LeBron app has arrived. It offers: videos of Bron's workouts, photos of him styling, new songs that he's into, information ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs. iPhone 5S – Future vs. Current FlagshipLoad The Game

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'Doom' Creator John Carmack Accused of Stealing IP For Oculus Rift - NBCNews.com

May 1, 2014 - 11:21am

Good Gear Guide

'Doom' Creator John Carmack Accused of Stealing IP For Oculus Rift
NBCNews.com
The biggest business deal in virtual reality could be facing a war over intellectual property. Facebook announced in March its purchase of virtual-reality headset maker Oculus VR for $2 billion. Now, another company is claiming an Oculus employee allegedly ...
Oculus, Facebook Face Challenge to Rights Over 'Rift'Wall Street Journal
Shu Yoshida compares Project Morpheus to the PS OnePlay.tm
A new way to see: Why Oculus Rift and Google Glass are on a collision courseVentureBeat

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Amazon smartphone? New image says maybe so - CNET

May 1, 2014 - 11:16am

Shiny Shiny

Amazon smartphone? New image says maybe so
CNET
Reportedly created by Amazon designers and snagged by Boy Genius Report, the new image shows a traditional-looking smartphone. But there may be more to it than meets the eye. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; May 1, 2014 8:30 AM PDT. comments. 0.
Amazon rumored phone looks like a cheap iPhone knockoffMobile Burn
Amazon's smartphone revealed — looks like every other phoneVentureBeat
Will Amazon's Smartphone Look A Lot Like Apple's iPhone?AppAdvice
TechCrunch -Engadget -The Verge
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Foursquare is launching a new stand-alone app, Swarm - The Verge

May 1, 2014 - 10:51am

Foursquare is launching a new stand-alone app, Swarm
The Verge
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley has spent the last year trying to convince the world that Foursquare isn't what it used to be. The company emerged back in 2009 with a novel app that let people “check in” to a location. That vision, and the local information ...

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Microsoft Surface tablet is still losing money, figures show - The Guardian

May 1, 2014 - 10:46am

The Guardian

Microsoft Surface tablet is still losing money, figures show
The Guardian
Almost two years after its launch, Microsoft's Surface PC-tablet hybrid shows no signs of being a hit. New figures released by the company to the Securities and Exchange Commission show that in the three months to the end of March 2014, revenues from ...
Microsoft losing millions on SurfaceTechEye

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Cisco retires WebEx Social, partners with Jive instead - PCWorld

May 1, 2014 - 9:48am

Cisco retires WebEx Social, partners with Jive instead
PCWorld
Cisco has put out to pasture its WebEx Social enterprise social networking (ESN) suite, opting instead to partner with Jive Software. Cisco and Jive are marketing a bundle that includes Cisco's WebEx Meetings and Jabber for online meetings, Web ...

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Windows IE security flaws get patches, but users need to make long-term fix - Channel News Asia

May 1, 2014 - 9:40am

Channel News Asia

Windows IE security flaws get patches, but users need to make long-term fix
Channel News Asia
Patches have rolled out for Windows users who were recently warned of a security risk when using IE browsers. But like a plaster, a patch can do the job of fixing up an exposed area only until the person adopts a long term remedy. PHOTOS. Microsoft web ...
Update to the 8.1 UpdatePCWorld (blog)
Windows XP stays strong despite end of supportCNET
Windows 8.1 gets natural language search via Bing updateDigital Spy
Times of India -Softonic EN
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Microsoft Issues Workarounds for New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit - BizTech Magazine

May 1, 2014 - 9:38am

Microsoft Issues Workarounds for New Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit
BizTech Magazine
Advisory highlights ways to circumvent the newly discovered vulnerability while Microsoft works on fixing the bug. ...Click for More · Converged Infrastructure and the Cloud. An established CI can provide the basis for an organization's eventual leap to the ...

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A Short History of BASIC, as Told in Animated GIFs - TIME

May 1, 2014 - 9:25am

IEEE Spectrum

A Short History of BASIC, as Told in Animated GIFs
TIME
On Tuesday, we published my piece celebrating the 50th anniversary of BASIC, the programming language — created by John Kemeny and Tom Kurtz at Dartmouth College — that played an enormous role in creating the whole concept of personal ...
50 years of BASIC: Why the language was importantITProPortal
The Golden Age of BasicIEEE Spectrum
Remembering BASIC on its 50th birthdayEngadget
Register -TechRadar UK
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