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Mercedes sales grow outside home market Germany
The Associated Press
BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Mercedes-Benz says it sold 94,895 vehicles in January — a year-on-year surge of 9.2 percent. The only place where sales of the German company's luxury cars dipped was at home, where sales dropped 0.7 percent compared ...
Confirmed: 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Coming to New York Auto ShowMotorTrend Magazine
Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG S-model 4Matic drive reviewAutoWeek
Exclusive: Mercedes-Benz India to launch 2013 G63 AMG during third week of ...On Cars India
Times LIVE (blog) -Honest John -Car and Driver (blog)
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IBM Wants to Make Proprietary Power Servers More Affordable.
In a bid to be more competitive against mission-critical server solutions from Hewlett-Packard and Oracle, IBM plans to introduce new Power Express 710 server systems based on Power microprocessors that will be priced at lower levels than traditional ...
IBM targets emerging markets, offers cheap serversZDNet
IBM Slashes Prices on Power Servers, Widens DistributionAll Things Digital
IBM brings Watson technologies to new Power servers for SMBsComputerworld
Businessweek -Register -Reuters
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If Facebook adopts this app, you have nowhere to hide
From the 'there goes your privacy' corner, Facebook is reportedly working on a new application that can track the location of users, even if the social media's main app isn't open on a device. Gizmodo.com had this to say about the possibility of a new app: ”We ...
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Activision adds swap feature to new 'Skylanders' game
The next wave of the video game toy franchise Activision's Skylanders adds interchangeable parts to give players more ways to use characters — and more reason to buy toys. Skylanders SWAP Force. A screen shot from the upcoming video game ...
Third Skylanders features transforming toysMCV
Skylanders: Swap Force is Activision's next big bet on hybrid toy-games (preview)VentureBeat
Skylanders Swap Force is the next annual entry in the 'toys to life' gaming ...Engadget
Kotaku -Joystiq -Wired (blog)
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Consumer Reports: Turbocharged cars' gas mileage not as advertised
Los Angeles Times
Consumer Reports is blasting the new slate of turbocharged cars, saying they fail to live up to fuel economy claims. Ford Motor Co. comes in for particularly harsh grading. The newly released tests revealing that two turbo versions of its bread-and-butter ...
Consumer Reports: Turbos don't live up to the spinUSA TODAY
Consumer Reports questions turbocharged enginesThe Associated Press
Consumer Reports Says Ford, GM Turbo Engine Benefits OverstatedBloomberg
ConsumerReports.org -CNBC.com -MarketWatch (press release)
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OUYA Finds a Friend With Amazon
Wall Street Journal (blog)
OUYA, an Android-powered videogame console funded on crowd-funding site Kickstarter, will begin selling through Amazon, Gamestop and several other retailers. Preorders for both consoles and controllers will start being accepted on Tuesday, in advance ...
Ouya will come to stores for $99 in June after Kickstarter, online pre-orders shipEngadget
Ouya console will be sold at Best Buy, Target, and Gamestop for $99.99 in JuneThe Verge
Ouya Android Console Coming to Best Buy and GameStop in JuneIGN
Polygon -Android Central -GSMArena.com (blog)
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PC Gamer Magazine
Twitch goes premium with Turbo: no ads and priority support for $9 a month
Twitch has been a popular destination for video game-voyeurs for some time. Now, to boost its bottom line and please the more ardent ad-haters out there, the service is rolling out a premium tier of service dubbed Twitch Turbo. For $8.99 per-month customers ...
Twitch launches subscription service to watch live video gamesWashington Post
Twitch reveals $9/month premium membershipGameSpot
Twitch Launches $8.99 Per Month Premium Tier, With Custom Emoticons ...TechCrunch
PC Gamer Magazine -Digital Spy -Broadway World
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Alleged T-Mobile roadmap shows LTE devices arriving March 27
Screenshot leaked to TMO News shows the arrival of at least a trio of LTE-enabled devices, including the recently-released BlackBerry Z10. Steven Musil. by Steven Musil. February 4, 2013 6:56 PM PST Follow @stevenmusil. T-Mobile's LTE launch plans ...
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Facebook to label ads that follow you around ...
If you start to notice a little blue icon near ads on your Facebook page -- it means that advertiser is tracking your every click. Donna Tam. by Donna Tam. February 4, 2013 3:37 PM PST Follow @DonnaYTam. An advertisement promoting the "AdChoices" logo.
Facebook will start disclosing when ads are based on browsing behaviorArs Technica
Facebook ads will start letting you know — sort of — when they're targeting youVentureBeat
How Facebook Developments In 2013 Will Revolutionize Your Online AdvertisingAllFacebook
The Verge -BizReport -MediaPost Communications
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Dyson's Airblade Tap lets you wash and dry right in the sink
Dyson continues its streak of unlikely innovation in the world of hand-dryers with the Airblade Tap, which allows you to wash your hands and dry them without leaving the sink. It may seem strange at first to focus so much engineering prowess on the question ...
Dyson launches all-in-one hand-drying Airblade water tapBBC News
Dyson's Newest Airblade Could Change The Way Architects ThinkGizmodo
Dyson launches high-tech dryersFinancial Times
Telegraph.co.uk -Mashable -The Future of Things
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Huawei launches Windows phone in Africa
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has unveiled a bespoke Windows-run smartphone exclusively available in Africa. The customised device is being launched today in partnership with Microsoft as part of its new 4Afrika Initiative. This includes plans to develop ...
Microsoft and Huawei of China to Unite to Sell Low-Cost Windows Smartphones ...New York Times
Microsoft launches 4Afrika initiative with Huawei W1 variant, TV white space ...Engadget
Microsoft enters smartphone war in AfricaFinancial Times (blog)
The Next Web
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Chrome, Firefox now on speaking terms
New developments in HTML5 let people using the two browsers talk to each other, without third-party apps. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. February 4, 2013 3:41 PM PST Follow @b1g1nj4p4n ...
Chrome and Firefox play nice in WebRTC interop demoGeek
Google and Mozilla team up to demo WebRTC's cross-browser video chatThe Verge
Google and Mozilla hail WebRTC interop between Chrome and FirefoxITworld.com
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US Energy Department was hacking victim
WASHINGTON — The US Department of Energy on Monday confirmed it was the target of a cyber attack in January, which stole employee and contractor data, but said no classified data was compromised. The agency, in a memo to staff released to AFP by a ...
Add the Department of Energy to the List of Agencies Nailed by HackersGizmodo
Energy Department Confirms January HackPC Magazine
Latest Cyber Attack By Alleged 'Chinese Hackers' May Be The Most Dangerous ...Business Insider
All Things Digital -Huffington Post -VentureBeat
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Facebook said to develop new app for tracking friends
Bloomberg reports that the new app, slated to launch next month, will help users find friends nearby. Casey Newton. by Casey Newton. February 4, 2013 3:29 PM PST Follow @CaseyNewton. Facebook is developing a standalone application to help users ...
Facebook Is Said to Create Mobile Location-Tracking AppBloomberg
Facebook working on location-tracking app, report saysLos Angeles Times
Facebook reportedly developing location-tracking app for friend discoveryVentureBeat
Business Insider -The Atlantic Wire -Gizmodo
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Jawbone Acquires Mobile Health Startup Massive Health For Tens Of Millions
Hosain Rahman's Jawbone may have first made a name for itself because of its line of high-performance Bluetooth headsets, but these days it has taken on a healthier image thanks to its more recent forays into activity tracking with the UP wristband.
Jawbone Buys Massive Health to Improve User ExperienceMashable
Jawbone acquires Massive Health to improve UPmobihealthnews
Jawbone purchases two startups to boost design and health tech credentialsThe Verge
Fast Company -All Things Digital -GigaOM
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Texas Tech Pulse
AT&T Super Bowl Mobile Traffic Surged 80% Over Last Year
The Super Bowl power failure, which appeared to recharge the San Francisco 49ers offense in the second half, also led to a record surge in mobile traffic for AT&T Inc. (T), the nation's second-largest wireless carrier. From 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. New York time last ...
AT&T Data Use Explodes At The SuperbowlReadWriteWeb
AT&T Rebrands U-verse Live TV as Mobile TVPC Magazine
AT&T: Fans Set Cellular Data Record at Super Bowl, AgainMobile Sports Report
Engadget -Insider Monkey (blog) -Telecompaper (subscription)
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Samsung launches new $100M fund for cloud, mobile
Samsung Electronics today launched a new $100 million investment fund to boost its U.S. footprint and spur innovation in areas such as cloud computing and mobile privacy. Related stories: How Samsung might actually get featuritis under control · Samsung ...
Samsung looking for next big thing through new strategy and innovation hubZDNet
Samsung to devote $1.1B to investments in the AmericasVentureBeat
Samsung Launches Strategy And Innovation Center, Will Invest $1.1 Billion On ...TechCrunch
All Things Digital -MarketWatch (press release)
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Vodafone UK going all-in on Windows Phone 8 from February 6
It has taken a while, but the latest generation of Windows Phone 8 handsets from Nokia and HTC will finally be available for Vodafone customers this week. In a post on the network's official blog on Monday, Voda revealed that the Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820 ...
Lightning Review: Nokia's Review of Its Own PhoneGizmodo
Nokia to bring 41-megapixel 'Pureview' sensor system to Lumia rangeThe Guardian
Nokia Lumia 820 Now Available For Sale In KenyaValueWalk
Android Community -ZDNet -The Age
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FCC Spectrum Plan is Telco Carrier Nightmare
News that the FCC has been proposing to set aside spectrum for municipal broadband Internet access has a lot of people piping up, both pro and con. It's a brave idea, and quite possibly a doomed one.
Government Wants to Create Free Public 'Super Wi-Fi'Mashable
Tech, telecom giants take sides as FCC proposes large public WiFi networksWashington Post
Telecom Corporations Are Trying To Stop The Government From Offering Free ...Business Insider
Daily Caller -In The Capital -SlashGear
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NetSeer suffers hack, triggers Google malware warnings
Summary: One advertising network's corporate Web site suffered a hack and a malware injection attack this morning, which led to Google warning users worldwide to avoid 'infected' sites. Zack Whittaker. By Zack Whittaker for Zero Day | February 4, 2013 ...
Google Chrome's Netseer malware warning blocks websites, company says no ...San Jose Mercury News
Malware warnings hit high-profile sites after ad network hack, issue now ...The Verge
Why Malware Warnings Took Over the Internet TodayThe Atlantic Wire
TPM -Financial Post -TheStreet.com
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