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Amazon patent hints at used ebook marketplace
Ebooks are pretty fantastic. Granted, there's nothing better than reading an actual, physical book, but being able to squeeze a handful of books on an reader or tablet is a good deal. However, the problem with ebooks is the same problem with digital gaming ...
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Microsoft SkyDrive Tops 1 Billion Document Uploads
Google Docs, or rather Drive, is no longer the only cloud office suite with significant usage. Microsoft today announced that its SkyDrive service now hosts more than 1 billion documents. SkyDrive is Microsoft's cloud storage and syncing service, which ties in ...
All office 2013 postsCNET
SkyDrive now allows document editing without requiring loginPCWorld (blog)
Edit Away, No Sign-In Needed With Microsoft SkyDrive And Office Web AppsTechCrunch
Mashable -SlashGear -Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows
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New Wii U bundle unveiled; console sales at 3M
Nintendo is launching a new Wii U console bundle aimed at the "core" video game player. The Deluxe Set will include a copy of the Ubisoft thriller ZombiU and Wii U Pro Controller. There's also bonus content tied to ZombiU, including an art book and ...
ZombiU Wii U Deluxe Bundle Coming This MonthEscapist Magazine
Nintendo announces new ZombiU Deluxe Set Wii U bundle for $390Engadget
Wii U ZombiU bundle coming to North America this monthJust Push Start
Kotaku -CNET (blog) -Gaming Examiner
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Macmillan reaches e-book pricing settlement with DOJ
Now all that's left is Apple. The U.S. Justice Department says it will continue to litigate against the electronics giant for conspiring with Macmillan and four of the other largest U.S. book publishers to raise e-book prices. Shara Tibken. by Shara Tibken. February ...
Still insisting on its innocence, Macmillan settles DOJ e-book caseLos Angeles Times
Macmillan Settles E-Book CaseWall Street Journal
Macmillan Settles in DOJ Ebook Price Fixing CaseThe Mac Observer
New York Times (blog) -Reuters -The Associated Press
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Times of India
Activision chief: We're 'somewhat disappointed' with Wii U launch
Bobby Kotick says that the company also witnessed "slower than expected adoption" of the Wii U. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. February 8, 2013 7:58 AM PST. (Credit: Nintendo). Nintendo investors aren't the only folks upset with the Wii U's performance.
Activision Confirms New Call of Duty for 2013Escapist Magazine
Activision Reports Solid 4QZacks.com
Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick “Disappointed” with Wii U LaunchHot Hardware
Examiner.com -Gamenguide -Reuters
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HP cracks down on student labor in factories
Shady practices at electronic manufacturers aren't anything new, but more recently, Foxconn was discovered hiring underage interns. This sparked a closer investigation by a handful of companies to see what was really going on inside the factory walls.
HP sets policies limiting student labor in Chinese factoriesPCWorld
HP Steps Up Supplier Oversight in ChinaWall Street Journal
HP places new sanctions on student labor in China -- reportCNET
New York Times -Financial Times -TheStreet.com
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Distro Issue 77 hits the road with the Tesla Model S
In April of 2011, we spent some time in the driver's seat of the Tesla Roadster 2.5 Sport. Its throttle response and dashing good looks earned high marks, but the range anxiety left a bit to be desired. Now it's the winter of 2013, and in the latest issue of our ...
Video: “Gallons Of Light” Tesla Commercial A Fan-Made MasterpieceGas 2.0
Tesla rolls out remote app for Model SCNET
Tesla Releases Mobile Phone App For Model S VehicleCleanTechnica
Torque News -Trefis -SiliconBeat
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iOS 6.1.1 doesn't break evasi0n jailbreak, at least not yet
The first beta of iOS 6.1.1 doesn't block the popular new jailbreak, though Apple could be saving that feature for the final version. Lance Whitney. by Lance Whitney. February 8, 2013 5:42 AM PST Follow @lancewhit. (Credit: Screenshot by Lance ...
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Greedy RuneScape geeks hacked by 11-YEAR-OLD code wizard
A Trojan that promises RuneScape players gold but instead steals their passwords was developed by an 11-year-old, researchers claim. Antivirus biz AVG said it made the discovery after studying a piece of code masquerading as a cheat tool for the ...
AVG Finds 11-Year-Old Kids Are Writing MalwareMaximum PC
Kids 'using coding skills to hack' friends on games, expert saysBBC News
AVG Exec Notes Kids Are Hacking, Stealing From Friend's Games at an Early AgeHot Hardware
Fast Company -RedOrbit -Telegraph.co.uk
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Facebook error that hijacks thousands of websites isn't just an 'inconvenience'
Thousands of major websites -- and also not-so-major ones -- found their traffic redirected to a Facebook error page yesterday, a phenomenon that lasted upwards of an hour, according to varying accounts. Although the social networking site dismissed the ...
How Facebook brought down the internetTG Daily
Facebook is malware, people suddenly realizeComputerworld (blog)
Facebook Briefly Killed the InternetMashable
GlobalPost -Birmingham Business Journal (blog) -NBCNews.com
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Mobile advertising report shows Android on the rise
Opera Mediaworks recently published its State of the Mobile Advertising report for Q4 2012. The report offers data for the mobile advertising market from the last quarter of 2012 helping to shed light on popular mobile trends. The source of the data used in the ...
Mobile Advertising In A Nutshell, Android For Show, Apple For DoughForbes
Galaxy S III Helps Android Tops iOS in Mobile Ad ImpressionsPC Magazine
Fewer APAC countries in top 20 for mobile ads impressionZDNet
Memeburn -GigaOM -Today's iPhone
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Amazon Wants to Get Into the Used E-Book Business — Or Bury It
There is no such thing as a dog-eared e-book — each copy is forever perfect. But a new Amazon patent could go a long way toward making the digital media in our lives a lot more like the physical version. Last week, Amazon patented a way to sell “used” ...
Amazon plans to allow users to resell ebooks through new patentTechnology Bloom News
Amazon To Set Up Secondhand Ebook MarketplaceTechCrunch
Amazon Might Start Selling Used E-BooksBusiness Insider
Gizmodo -Betabeat -Publishers Weekly
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Three wishes for a better App Store
I love the App Store. In the nearly five years since its launch, it has brought me apps and games of all kinds at a fraction of the price—and many more times the convenience—of anything that was available before it. As a developer, I found that the App Store ...
New app available from Garden CenterGarden Center Magazine
Mobile App Developers Chasing Revenue and RespectExaminer.com
PadGadget Daily App Deal – 11 iPad Apps on SalePadGadget
Pocket Gamer -Mobile bloom News -News Pakistan
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Image of Sony NEX-3n digital camera leaks
Sony is currently having a very difficult time in just about every market it participates in. The company has posted its eighth consecutive quarterly loss as demand for its game consoles, TVs, smartphones, and digital cameras decline. Sony recently sold its New ...
Sony NEX-3N image leakedCNET
Sony's new entry-level NEX camera teases change for the whole rangeThe Verge
Purported Sony Nex-3N image leaks showing electronic zoom controlEngadget
PetaPixel -Product Reviews -Ubergizmo
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Nissan unveils 2014 GT-R Track Edition
In addition to being an avid card guy, I'm also an avid amateur road racer. I've spent a lot of time over the years on the racetrack and at your typical track day, the vehicles that show up to race are impressively varied. I've spent time on the track running against ...
Nissan GT-R Track Edition at Chicago Auto ShowMotorward
Nurburgring-Tuned 2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition Ditches Rear Seats – 2013 ...MotorTrend Magazine
2014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition takes off at Chicago Auto ShowAutoWeek
Jalopnik -Product Reviews -Car and Driver
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Bing falls to 5th global search engine, surpassed by Yandex
Russia's search engine is moving up the ranks in the search engine world -- it now comes in fourth place after Google, Baidu, and Yahoo. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. February 7, 2013 9:01 PM PST Follow @darakerr. Yandex data for leading search engines in ...
Yandex Rises on Stock Upgrade as Search Beating MicrosoftBloomberg
Yandex Just Passed Bing to Become 4th Largest Global Search EngineSearch Engine Watch
Microsoft down to fifth place in comScore's global search stats, thanks to YandexGigaOM
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New York Times
Einhorn Sues Apple Over Plan to Discard Preferred Stock
New York Times
Wall Street has had a long romance with Apple. Now one of the company's best-known investors is saying: I love you, but you need to change. The surprising declaration by the billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn adds to the growing dissatisfaction ...
How biggest Apple advocate Einhorn became a sharp criticNDTV
Einhorn sues Apple, marks biggest investor challenge in yearsReuters
Apple With $137 Billion in Cash Considers Preferred Stock: TechBloomberg
RTE.ie -Wall Street Journal -BBC News
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Facebook Connect issue wreaks havoc on the Web
A temporary glitch in the social network's system rerouted people from other sites to a Facebook error message. Donna Tam. by Donna Tam. February 7, 2013 5:23 PM PST Follow @DonnaYTam. Facebook had a temporary glitch this afternoon that pulled ...
Thanks to Facebook, Web surfers see error instead of favorite sitesSan Jose Mercury News
Facebook Briefly Killed the InternetMashable
Facebook Hijacks Internet Sites For An Hour Thursday AfternoonReadWriteWeb
Huffington Post -GigaOM -Business Insider
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Worldwide smartphone usage will reach 1.4 billion this year
At this stage in the game, it's kind of hard to imagine a world devoid of smartphones. The crazy convenient devices have become so engrained in our lives, there's no chance of them going anywhere anytime soon. In fact, according to a recent study by ABI ...
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Paul Baier, Dad, Gives Daughter $200 To Quit Facebook In New Contract ...
Facebook may be hard to quit for a teenage girl, but as it turns out, cash is one powerful incentive. Boston father Paul Baier was able to lure his 14-year-old daughter off the social media site after offering a five-month, Facebook-free contract worth $200, CNN ...
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