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Carl Icahn suggests Apple to boost buyback
SHARE 21 CONNECT 18 TWEET 10 COMMENTEMAILMORE. SAN FRANCISCO — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn took to the Twittersphere once again on the topic of tech giant Apple, saying he's got CEO Tim Cook's ear on a buyback. "Spoke to Tim.
Cook is fixing big problems like working conditions in China, but many wonder if ...DailyTech
Apple CEO Tim Cook: inspiring a cultural revolution or killing innovation?Sydney Morning Herald
Icahn turns up the heat on Apple stock buybackFortune (blog)
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Google Search beefs up its online dictionary
When typing "define ..." into the Web giant's search engine, users now get the word definition, sample sentences, synonyms, origins, translations, spoken response, and more. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. August 22, 2013 6:17 PM PDT. Follow @darakerr.
Google Dictionary About To Become More Like A Real DictionaryGadget Review
Google Search Gets Improved Dictionary Definitions With Sample Sentences ...TechCrunch
Google's Word Definitions Just Got Way More UsefulGizmodo
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Android Open Source Project now has latest 4.3 fixes for most Nexus hardware
The latest Android 4.3 updates brought a slate of unfortunate software bugs to the party and to Google's own Nexus devices, ironically enough. Thankfully, the Mountain View crew is hard at work patching things up, as evidenced by the Nexus 7 update earlier ...
Apple vs. Android: Calling all Walmart shoppers!Fortune
New Nexus 7 software update to address multitouch glitchesTechSpot
How Google's Nexus 7 exposes the big myth about Android tabletsTabTimes
Brighthand -PhoneDog -Eagle's Rant
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Microsoft Says Bribery Investigation Includes Russia
Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), the world's largest software maker, said it's cooperating with federal authorities investigating possible illegal activity by employees and business partners in Russia and Pakistan. The company takes every allegation seriously and will ...
Microsoft bribe probe considers Pakistani, Russian dealsThe Australian
Microsoft bribery probe enters Russia, PakistanZDNet (blog)
US Widens Probe Into Microsoft's Overseas BribesTechNewsWorld
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Wall Street Journal
Pandora Plans To Lift Its 40-Hour Free Mobile Listening Cap On Sept. 1
During this afternoon's earnings call, Pandora executives said that they would lift for the 40-hour monthly cap on free mobile listening that was announced back in February. This is actually the second time Pandora has instituted a free cap and then lifted it ...
Pandora Shows Streaming Might Save the Radio StarWall Street Journal
Pandora's Q2 Earnings: Revenue Up 55% to $157 Million, Net Loss Increased ...Billboard
Pandora Loss Widens; Stock Down On Soft Earnings OutlookNASDAQ
Engadget -MediaPost Communications -The Verge
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Facebook clicks on Shutterstock for advertising
SHARE 52 CONNECT 78 TWEET 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is fast becoming a one-stop-shop media company offering services for advertisers. The world's largest social network today struck a deal with Shutterstock for ...
Facebook Gives Advertisers Images From ShutterstockInformationWeek
Facebook Makes Ads Prettier With Shutterstock Partnership To Offer Free Stock ...TechCrunch
Facebook and Shutterstock partner to make ads beautifulVatorNews
Crain's New York Business -ValueWalk -Mashable
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Apple Purchases Software Company Embark to Improve Maps
Apple Inc. (AAPL) said it bought navigation-software company Embark Inc., part of an effort to improve the performance of its mapping system after a bungled debut last year. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do ...
Apple buys transit-app maker EmbarkCNET
Apple's Embark acquisition could bring transit information to Apple MapsApple Insider
Report: Apple Buys Embark Transit App to Boost MapsPC Magazine
Wall Street Journal -Macworld -GigaOM
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Computerworld New Zealand
Appcelerator Gains API Integration With Singly Buy
Appcelerator, which provides a mobile development platform, announced its acquisition of Singly, a Bay Area innovator in API integration management. Appcelerator said the acquisition bolsters its capabilities for opening data sources to make them readily ...
Appcelerator acquiring API management startup SinglyZDNet (blog)
Why did Appcelerator buy Singly? Because it wants to be the next OracleVentureBeat
Appcelerator gets API smarts with Singly buyComputerworld New Zealand
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In TV Negotiations, Apple Seen Cutting Out the Middle Man
appletvlogo When Google tried to revolutionize the living room a few years ago with Google TV, it ran into roadblocks, thanks in large part to resistance from cable providers from participants, and the technology has since fizzled out. Ever since rumblings ...
Big Rumor: Apple Negotiating To Offer Television As Apps Instead Of ChannelsApple Bitch (blog)
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Software Update Released for New Nexus 7/Nexus 7.2, Takes Care of ...
A new software update released for Google's Nexus 7.2/New Nexus 7 tablet takes care of touchscreen problems that were among the many serious issues reported by users since the device first arrived in stores in July. To get the proper perspective on this ...
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Don't want that mobile app to post to your Facebook? Now you have more control
Facebook has just announced a welcome feature for all its mobile users. Just like on the web proper, you can now accept and reject specific actions from any app that uses Facebook Login. This isn't totally new, but it will now be generally available, along with ...
Facebook Tweaks Third-Party App Login RequestsAllThingsD
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The MakerBot Digitizer 3D scanner will ship in October, cost $1400
The scanner will work with objects up to 8 inches across and compete with affordable devices that have been raising funds on crowdfunding sites. MakerBot Digitizer 3D scanner. photo: MakerBot. A turntable! With lasers! MakerBot opened preorders for its ...
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Gold iPhone 5S poses with current model in leaked group shot
Yes, new rumors about iPhone colors seem to come along every day now. But these images from Weekly Ascii in Japan show an intriguing look at the champagne version of the alleged iPhone 5S model allegedly coming September 10, next to black and ...
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Appcelerator Acquires Singly, Expanding Capabilities to Mobilize Any Data Source
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Appcelerator®, the leading mobile platform company, announced today that it has acquired Singly, a Silicon Valley innovator in API integration management. The acquisition bolsters Appcelerator's capabilities for opening data sources ...
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Check out 4 new Skylanders Swap Force characters from Gamescom
Disney Infinity might have got a head start in this year's toy collecting video game craze, but let's be honest, Skylanders at this point is already a household name. This year, the franchise is once again changing things up with Swap Force characters.
Xbox One and PlayStation 4 Screens Unveiled for Skylanders Swap ForceCo-Optimus.com
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MakerBot Unveils the MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner
Wall Street Journal
What's black and white and has lasers? The MakerBot(R) Digitizer(TM) Desktop 3D Scanner! The MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner is a fast and easy way for anyone to create 3D models. MakerBot, the leader in Desktop 3D Printing, announced the ...
MakerBot Reveals Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner, Yours For $1400Hot Hardware
MakerBot's New Digitizer Scanner Is a Copier For 3D ItemsGizmodo
The MakerBot Digitizer is herePersonalize
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Lenovo's Pokki deal targets Windows 8 app-athy
Windows 8 sales may not be what many manufacturers were hoping for, but Lenovo's agreement to ship the Pokki suite on all PCs means it's not letting go of the OS without a fight. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. August 22, 2013 8:00 AM PDT. Follow @ ...
Renegade Windows App Store Pokki Lands Lenovo As Its Latest OEM Partner ...TechCrunch
Lenovo Turns to a Startup to Bring the Start Menu Back to WindowsBloomberg
Windows 8: Lenovo brings back Start menu, sidesteps Windows Store with PokkiGeekWire
MarketWatch (press release) -AllThingsD -The Next Web
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Steven Sinofsky to Set Up Shop at Andreessen Horowitz
Wall Street Journal
Steven Sinofsky, who stepped down as president of Microsoft's Windows division last fall, said in a blog post Thursday that he will start working with venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Sinofsky said in his role as a “board partner” he will represent ...
Ex-Microsoft exec Steven Sinofsky joins VC firmCNET
Former Windows guru Steven Sinofsky joins Andreessen Horowitz as board ...VentureBeat
Former Windows President Steven Sinofsky Joins Andreessen HorowitzTechCrunch
Business Insider -GeekWire -AllThingsD
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Nintendo: “very low demand” from publishers, says n-Space boss
n-Space has a proud history of producing games for Nintendo platforms, but CEO Dan O'Leary has said publishers just aren't interested in the 3DS and Wii U.Speaking with GamesIndustry, O'Leary confirmed that n-Space has no Nintendo titles in ...
Nintendo News: Retail Version of New Super Luigi U for Wii U Jumps into Stores ...MarketWatch (press release)
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Teens and Mobile Apps Privacy
The Pew Internet and American Life Project
As teens gain access to mobile devices, they have embraced app downloading. But many teen apps users have taken steps to uninstall or avoid apps over concern about their privacy. Location information is considered especially sensitive to teen girls, as a ...
Yes, Teens Do Think About Data PrivacyWall Street Journal
Most Teens Avoid Downloading Info-Hungry AppsPC Magazine
Yes, Mom, teens really do care about privacy on their smartphonesNBCNews.com (blog)
Los Angeles Times -AFP -Forbes
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