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Facebook Acquires Fitness-Tracking Application Moves - Bloomberg

April 24, 2014 - 9:13am

TheStreet.com

Facebook Acquires Fitness-Tracking Application Moves
Bloomberg
Facebook Inc. (FB) has acquired mobile-fitness application Moves, as the social network jumps into the increasingly popular fitness-tracking market. Moves, which is operated by Finnish company ProtoGeo Oy, makes an app that works on Apple Inc. iOS ...
Facebook buys Moves exercise diary app, service will live onVentureBeat
Facebook Acquires Fitness And Activity Tracking App MovesTechCrunch
Facebook acquires company behind Moves fitness appThe Verge
Android Community -ZDNet (blog) -Engadget
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Facebook Launches a Newswire to Surface More Breaking News - Mashable

April 24, 2014 - 9:08am

Facebook Launches a Newswire to Surface More Breaking News
Mashable
Man-using-ipad A man reads on his iPad. Facebook on Thursday unveiled FB Newswire, a Page updated regularly with breaking news from around the world. Image: Flickr, Claudia Regina · Kurt%20wagner. By Kurt Wagner 2014-04-24 14:05:27 UTC.
Facebook Launches FB Newswire To Try To Be A Journalist's Best FriendTechCrunch
More than a social network: Facebook aims to be the source...The Verge
Facebook Creates Real-Time News Wire for JournalistsWall Street Journal (blog)
Gizmodo -Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard -Business Wire (press release)
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Acompli Launches App to Simplify Mobile Email - Mashable

April 24, 2014 - 8:11am

Acompli Launches App to Simplify Mobile Email
Mashable
Email apps like Mailbox have gotten a lot of attention for features like gesture-based controls and and their ability to help you reach Inbox Zero. But Acompli, an email app that rolled out to the public Thursday, aims to simplify email by making it easier for users ...
Acompli, The Email Productivity App Backed By $7.3M, Goes Live On App StoreTechCrunch
Acompli Debuts New Email App for iPhone and iPod touch to Help Busy ...MarketWatch
Acompli is the powerhouse email app for iPhone that Outlook users have been ...The Verge

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Recall for baby monitors that could overheat - CBS42

April 24, 2014 - 7:57am

Kids Today

Recall for baby monitors that could overheat
CBS42
There's a recall underway that could put you and your baby at risk. A total of 800,000 Summer Infant Video Monitors are now being recalled. The rechargeable battery on the hand-held monitor can overheat and rupture, posing a burn hazard. Indiana Gov.
Summer Infant baby monitor batteries recalled after FOX 4 investigationFOX 4 News
Summer Infant recalls video monitor batteriesKids Today
Summer Infant recalls 800000 rechargeable batteries for video monitor due to ...Tech Times
CTV News -CNNMoney -First Coast News
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Salesforce.com takes a cue from Amazon's Mayday with 'SOS' for service - PCWorld

April 24, 2014 - 7:23am

Salesforce.com takes a cue from Amazon's Mayday with 'SOS' for service
PCWorld
Salesforce.com was so impressed by the Mayday customer support feature that Amazon.com rolled out for its Kindle Fire HDX tablets that it's now working to create its own version. Mayday allows HDX users who find themselves stumped to simply touch a ...
Salesforce launches Service SOS, an enterprise version of Amazon's Mayday ...ZDNet
Salesforce Debuts Its Answer To Amazon's Mayday: An SOS Button For Mobile ...TechCrunch
Salesforce introduces SOS button for customer support emergenciesCITEworld
PR Newswire (press release)
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Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed - CNET

April 24, 2014 - 7:14am

New York Times

Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed
CNET
The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs. by Seth Rosenblatt · @sethr; April 24, 2014 5:00 AM ...
Microsoft, Google, Other Tech Giants Unite to Prevent Next HeartbleedWall Street Journal
Tech Firms Pledge Open-Source Support After HeartbleedBloomberg
Tech giants, chastened by Heartbleed, finally agree to fund OpenSSLArs Technica
InfoWorld -MarketWatch -Financial Times
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How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 16 no-contract carriers - Computerworld

April 24, 2014 - 6:11am

Proactive Investors USA & Canada

How to save on mobile plans: Your guide to 16 no-contract carriers
Computerworld
Tired of dealing with AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless? We tell you about some good alternatives. By Rick Broida. April 24, 2014 06:30 AM ET. Computerworld - The mobile-phone industry is in a state of flux. Where once you had little choice but to ...
AT&T Threatens Absence at Spectrum Auction, FCC Doesn't BudgeAndroid Headlines - Android News
REFILE-Competition is "watchword" for US wireless industry -FCC chiefReuters
Verizon Earnings Preview: Impact Of Vodafone Deal, Rising Competition In FocusForbes
Chicago Tribune -Wireless Week
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Apple's New Retail Chief To Start Next Week - PYMNTS.com

April 24, 2014 - 6:07am

The Mac Observer

Apple's New Retail Chief To Start Next Week
PYMNTS.com
Nearly seventh months after announcing her hire, Angela Ahrendts will start has Apple's new head of retail next week, according to information released in the company's earnings call yesterday afternoon. Ahrendts comes to Apple from Burberry where she ...
Tim Cook Confirms: Angela Ahrendts To Join Apple As SVP Of Retail Next WeekAppAdvice
Tim Cook: Angela Ahrendts to join Apple next week, thanks outgoing CFO Peter ...Apple Insider
Apple's New Retail Chief Will Start Next WeekMashable
TechCrunch -Mac Rumors
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FBI Informant Sabu Organises Cyber-Attacks on Government Websites in Iran ... - International Business Times UK

April 24, 2014 - 5:33am

International Business Times UK

FBI Informant Sabu Organises Cyber-Attacks on Government Websites in Iran ...
International Business Times UK
Hector Xavier Monsegur (aka Sabu) has been coordinating attacks on foreign governments' websites while working with the FBI. New information suggests the FBI has been using renowned Anonymous hacker Sabu (aka Hector Xavier Monsegur) to direct ...
FBI Informant Sabu Linked to International CyberattacksGizmodo
FBI Informant Linked to Cyberattacks on Foreign WebsitesRIA Novosti
Hacker-turned-FBI informant may have orchestrated foreign cyberattacksEngadget
New York Times -NDTV
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Apple TV has sold 20 million units - Fudzilla

April 24, 2014 - 1:13am

Economic Times

Apple TV has sold 20 million units
Fudzilla
If you were not paying close attention to Apple's quarterly conference call you might have missed a little tidbit thrown out by CEO Tim Cook about the Apple TV. Since the launch of the original Apple TV way back in 2007, Apple has sold 20 million units. That is ...
Apple has sold 20 million Apple TV units, CEO saysCNET
Will Apple's cash return get Icahn to shut up?MarketWatch
Why Apple Can't Quit Steve JobsWPRO
CNBC.com -NDTV
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We Heart It turns off Twitter sharing following spam - PCWorld

April 24, 2014 - 12:38am

Ars Technica

We Heart It turns off Twitter sharing following spam
PCWorld
A social network for sharing image collections has turned off sharing on Twitter after a large spam run referenced the service. Spammy postings on Twitter contained the phrase “If I didn't try this my life wouldn't have changed” followed by a link. Some posts ...
Twitter Experiences Tsunami Of Malicious MessagesUbergizmo
Twitter Hit With Avalanche of Spam From Hacked AccountsTIME

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The Return Of Reddit's /r/Technology Is "Certainly Possible'' - TechCrunch

April 23, 2014 - 11:04pm

Times LIVE

The Return Of Reddit's /r/Technology Is "Certainly Possible''
TechCrunch
A whole “department” of Reddit was demoted this week, with the /r/Technology subreddit being removed from the Reddit homepage and the default subreddit subscription feed. Earlier today I spoke to Reddit General Manager Erik Martin about the process of ...
Reddit demotes technology subthread after posts were deletedComputerworld

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Tim Cook to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad - Computerworld

April 23, 2014 - 7:56pm

Tim Cook to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad
Computerworld
IDG News Service - Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks Microsoft could have benefitted from bringing the Office suite to iPads earlier, but it was better late than never. Microsoft introduced the collection of Office apps for the iPad in late March, and within nine days, ...
Apple CEO Says Microsoft Office for iPad Could Have Come EarlierFashion Times

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CEO Tim Cook: 'Great Things' Are Coming From Apple - CRN

April 23, 2014 - 7:32pm

CEO Tim Cook: 'Great Things' Are Coming From Apple
CRN
Apple CEO Tim Cook Wednesday hinted at “great things” to come as the company moves to answer once and for all critics' claims that Apple has hit an innovation plateau. “We are not ready yet to pull the string on the curtain but we have got some great things ...
Apple to Microsoft: Better Late Than Never for Office on IpadCIO
Apple's Cook touts Microsoft Office for iPad, says it could have come soonerApple Insider

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Skylanders Trap Team Announced by Activision! - Fanlala

April 23, 2014 - 7:13pm

Skylanders Trap Team Announced by Activision!
Fanlala
It looks like our favorite miniature creatures are getting a major makeover with Skylanders Trap Team! That's right Skylanders fans, fresh new characters with a bunch of never-before-seen abilities are joining your old favorites. And they have a lot more to bring ...

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Apple to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad - CIO Magazine

April 23, 2014 - 6:59pm

Apple to Microsoft: Better late than never for Office on iPad
CIO Magazine
Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks Microsoft could have benefitted from bringing the Office suite to iPads earlier, but it was better late than never. Microsoft introduced the collection of Office apps for the iPad in late March, and within nine days, downloads of the ...

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There's a Trap in the New Skylanders Game - GameSpot

April 23, 2014 - 6:52pm

GameSpot

There's a Trap in the New Skylanders Game
GameSpot
The magic of Skylanders--at least for its young target audience--has always been in how it mixes the physical and the virtual. For a kid, it's exciting to have physical, quality figurines to play with in the real world, before taking virtual avatars of those same ...
Activision Announces 'Skylanders Trap Team'Forbes
Skylanders: Trap Team revealed, brings 'life to toys'Computerandvideogames.com
Newest Skylanders® Game – Skylanders Trap TeamTM – Takes Toys-to-Life ...MarketWatch
Kotaku -Gamenguide -The Guardian
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Why Apple Can't Quit Steve Jobs - WPRO

April 23, 2014 - 5:57pm

Why Apple Can't Quit Steve Jobs
WPRO
(NEW YORK) -- Despite Steve Jobs' advice to never think about what he would do, the ghost of the visionary founder still rules at Apple two and a half years after his death, according to industry watchers. The late CEO's voice is heard at the beginning and end ...

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Biz Break: Apple, Facebook and Zynga make big changes - San Jose Mercury News

April 23, 2014 - 5:40pm

Newsweek

Biz Break: Apple, Facebook and Zynga make big changes
San Jose Mercury News
Today: Apple adds to its investor returns and announces a stock split, Facebook's chief financial officer departs, and Zynga waves goodbye to its founder as the Silicon Valley companies announce earnings. The Lead: Revenues aren't the news from Apple, ...
UPDATE 2-Facebook Q1 revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile adsReuters
Ebersman Departing Facebook on Top After Post-IPO Stock RevivalBusinessweek
Facebook Results Surge as Ad Revenue Keeps ClimbingWall Street Journal
Computerworld -BBC News -CNET
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Apple iTunes nears 800 million mark - CNET

April 23, 2014 - 5:14pm

International Business Times UK

Apple iTunes nears 800 million mark
CNET
CEO Tim Cook touts the now "staggering" number of iTunes accounts while discussing Apple's blowout quarter. by Charles Cooper · @coopeydoop; April 23, 2014 3:04 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Apple has 'nearly' 800 million iTunes accountsVentureBeat
iTunes Now Has Nearly 800 Million Accounts, Most With Credit Cards AttachedTechCrunch
iOS 8 Beta Download Release Date, Features, Rumors And News UpdateThe FA Daily
AppAdvice -Apple Insider
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