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Mobile apps showdown: the best of 2013 - Hindustan Times

December 31, 2013 - 4:12am

Hindustan Times

Mobile apps showdown: the best of 2013
Hindustan Times
Who would have ever thought that a phone could double up as a mosquito repellent? Mobile apps have become an integral part of our lives like never before. From setting reminders for calls or meetings to keeping track of our health, these seemingly simple ...
The best apps to make and save you moneyTelegraph.co.uk
Mobile Threat Monday: A Look BackPC Magazine
Why Apple Must Reconsider Emerging Market StrategyInformationWeek
Fox News -Philly.com -San Francisco Chronicle
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African-Americans own the Twitter - Grid Chicago

December 30, 2013 - 11:00pm

Grid Chicago

African-Americans own the Twitter
Grid Chicago
They're also more likely than any other group to use Instagram and LinkedIn, according to new research. BY SANDRA GUY. twitter_web. African-Americans in Chicago are more likely than those nationwide to use Twitter and LinkedIn as their go-to social ...

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Can Apple learn China about quality? - ZDNet

December 30, 2013 - 10:29pm

Aviation Record

Can Apple learn China about quality?
ZDNet
Summary: The doom and gloom about Apple's future contimues. The party line goes that Cupertino must repent of its ways and make a New Year's resolution to produce cheaper and cheaper systems. How else can it really succeed? David Morgenstern.
China Mobile Expands 4G Lineup as Samsung to Sony Add HandsetsBloomberg
Initial Apple iPhone orders on China Mobile underwhelmingInvestor's Business Daily
China Mobile Sees 100000 iPhone Pre-orders In 2 DaysUbergizmo
Business Mirror -Cult of Mac -Seeking Alpha
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NSA team spies, hacks to gather intelligence on targets, report says - CNN

December 30, 2013 - 9:22pm

Washington Post

NSA team spies, hacks to gather intelligence on targets, report says
CNN
(CNN) -- A top-secret National Security Agency team uses spyware and hacking to gather intelligence on targets, according to a new report based on internal agency documents. According to Der Spiegel, a German magazine that published some of the ...
NSA worked on iPhone spyware to remotely monitor users, leaked documents ...Apple Insider
Good or not, change is coming to the NSAWashington Post
Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveriesBusinessweek
VentureBeat -Ars Technica -Forbes
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Nokia wins injunction against all HTC devices (in Germany) - CNET

December 30, 2013 - 8:50pm

Techie News

Nokia wins injunction against all HTC devices (in Germany)
CNET
The ruling came down on Monday in Germany, and includes the popular HTC One series of handsets. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. December 30, 2013 9:16 AM PST. (Credit: HTC). Nokia has won an important injunction in Germany that could see the ...
HTC loses second German patent ruling in Nokia caseFocus Taiwan News Channel
Nokia wins patent injunction against all HTC Android devices in GermanyTechie News
German judge says Nokia should be granted injunction against all HTC devicesTechSpot
Android Headlines - Android News -Android Community -Ubergizmo
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New malware roosting place: Inside your SD Card? - CNET

December 30, 2013 - 7:34pm

The Droid Guy

New malware roosting place: Inside your SD Card?
CNET
A pair of security researchers have figured out how to subvert tiny controller chips in flash-memory storage devices, an approach that could expose people's private data. Stephen Shankland. by Stephen Shankland. December 30, 2013 4:00 PM PST.
Beware SD cards: Turns out you can hack those, tooVentureBeat
SD Cards Aren't As Secure As We ThinkTechCrunch
SD Cards Are Tiny, Hackable Computers (For Good Or Evil)Gizmodo Australia
The Droid Guy -O'Reilly Radar
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LinkedIn, Pinterest more popular than Twitter -study - Reuters

December 30, 2013 - 6:45pm

Daily Mail

LinkedIn, Pinterest more popular than Twitter -study
Reuters
SAN FRANCISCO Dec 30 (Reuters) - More U.S. adults use LinkedIn and Pinterest than Twitter, but that website attracts a greater proportion of blacks and young adults than do its social media peers, a Pew Research Center study released on Monday showed ...
With parents on Facebook, teens find other appsSan Francisco Chronicle
Facebook still leads social media, but sees slower growth among young usersWashington Post
We 'like' looking at Facebook, Pew study suggestsNBCNews.com
PCWorld -PC Magazine -CNET
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Video: Google chairman Eric Schmidt shares his predictions for 2014 - BGR

December 30, 2013 - 6:16pm

Brisbane Times

Video: Google chairman Eric Schmidt shares his predictions for 2014
BGR
Mobile, mobile and more mobile. Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt might not have a buzzy catchphrase for it like “post PC era,” but he is certainly on board with late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs's line of thinking: the future is mobile, and the future is ...
What to expect in 2014? Eric Schmidt fills us inCNET
Eric Schmidt's Big Predictions for 2014Mashable
Google's Schmidt Discusses Possible Internet Censorship In Russia, Moving ...Forbes
Engadget
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Netflix's new plan: save a buck with SD-only streaming - Ars Technica

December 30, 2013 - 5:17pm

Hypable

Netflix's new plan: save a buck with SD-only streaming
Ars Technica
Netflix has added a new streaming plan to its slate: for $6.99 per month, customers can get a plan that allows streaming to a single screen at one time, in standard-definition only, Engadget reported Monday. This plan costs a dollar less than what was ...
Netflix Tests Subscription Pricing Based on Number of UsersBloomberg
Netflix intros cheaper standard definition streaming plan for new subscribersEngadget
Netflix Lowers Streaming Price by $1 for Some New MembersMashable
The Verge -BGR -Hypable
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iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Pre Orders In China Are Underwhelming Thus Far - Headlines & Global News

December 30, 2013 - 3:31pm

Headlines & Global News

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Pre Orders In China Are Underwhelming Thus Far
Headlines & Global News
iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C pre-order sales in China are falling below expectations. (Photo : Reuters). Recently Apple and China Mobile, the world's most popular and largest mobile service provider, cut a deal to offer the iPhone through China Mobile's service.
China Unicom to Launch 4GZacks.com
Apple Inc. (AAPL): Wedge Partners offers cautious China Mobile iPhone estimatesSeeking Alpha
China Mobile's Apple iPhone 5S and 5C Pre-Orders At 100000Franchise Herald
Consumer Electronics Net -StreetInsider.com (subscription) -Times of Malta
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Samsung Unveils Powerful, Efficient New Mobile Device Memory - PC Magazine

December 30, 2013 - 3:28pm

Samsung Unveils Powerful, Efficient New Mobile Device Memory
PC Magazine
Samsung on Monday unveiled its new 8-gigabit memory solution, available in 1GB chips for mobile devices, which the South Korean tech giant is calling the first low-power, double-data rate 4 (LPDDR4) DRAM solution to hit the market. The new LPDDR4 ...

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No Tracker? No Problem! Fitbit App Updated To Add Support For M7 Coprocessor - AppAdvice

December 30, 2013 - 1:15pm

AppAdvice

No Tracker? No Problem! Fitbit App Updated To Add Support For M7 Coprocessor
AppAdvice
Fitbit, the folks behind the Flex and Force motion trackers, have updated their companion iOS application making a handful of useful changes. Though iPad support is still not present, a new “MobileTrack” feature makes it possible for users to have the ...
Fitbit adds fitness tracking to its iPhone app, thanks to M7 processorPocket-lint.com
Fitbit's latest iOS update turns the iPhone 5S into a fitness trackerThe Verge
Fitbit App Now Support Activity Tracking Using the iPhone 5s M7 Motion ...iClarified
9 to 5 Mac -iSource
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Apple: Wedge Sees Slight Bump up in China iPhone Sales with China Mobile Deal - Barron's (blog)

December 30, 2013 - 12:58pm

3G.co.uk

Apple: Wedge Sees Slight Bump up in China iPhone Sales with China Mobile Deal
Barron's (blog)
Wedge Partners's Jun Zhang today reiterates a view that Apple's (AAPL) deal with China Mobile (CHL), announced a week ago, will boost the company's sales in China, in line with Zhang's thoughts on the matter previously. While there are some puts and ...
Late Start May Be Tempering China Mobile's iPhone PreordersAllThingsD

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Archos Begins Teasing New Products for CES – Including an Activity Tracker ... - Android Headlines - Android News

December 30, 2013 - 12:40pm

Android Headlines - Android News

Archos Begins Teasing New Products for CES – Including an Activity Tracker ...
Android Headlines - Android News
Archos isn't usually at CES, but this year they appear to be making the trip to Las Vegas. Archos has just given us a teaser as to what to expect in Las Vegas next week. Archos has a new range of connected devices they will be showing off. That includes a few ...
Archos “Connected Self” wearables will include activity tracker, scale, moreAndroid Community
Archos Connected Home hooks automation to Android tabletSlashGear
ARCHOS set to unveil series of connected devices at CES 2014Android Central
TechnoBuffalo -Engadget -Liliputing
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The biggest stories of 2013: Console wars, Bitcoin's boom and the NSA's very ... - Engadget

December 30, 2013 - 12:06pm

Business Insider Australia

The biggest stories of 2013: Console wars, Bitcoin's boom and the NSA's very ...
Engadget
2013 was a bust! Or so we've been told. Whether you follow that line of thinking or reflect on the last 363 days in a more optimistic light, it's clear the year wasn't all big breakthroughs and great triumphs. This was the year of government surveillance revelations ...
Four New Tech Trends That Should Be Huge In 2014Business Insider Australia
A look back at the year in techNew Haven Register

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Discover the new Driving Sports TV Mobile App! - Driving Sports

December 30, 2013 - 11:51am

Driving Sports

Discover the new Driving Sports TV Mobile App!
Driving Sports
Just in time for the new year we've launched a shiny-new mobile app for iOS (iPhone, iPod) and Android users! We have a lot of new features in this app, many in preparation for a groundbreaking 2014! The best feature of all? It's completely free! 1. Newest ...
Multiple Developers Seeing Influx Of Unexplained 1-Star Ratings Since Launch ...Android Police
Research Finds That Freemium Apps Account For 98% Of Play Store RevenueUbergizmo
iOS vs. Android: The psychology that fuels the phone wars (video)CNET
Boston Globe -Examiner.com -Mobile Marketing Watch
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Mobile Threat Monday: A Look Back - PC Magazine

December 30, 2013 - 11:36am

Times of India

Mobile Threat Monday: A Look Back
PC Magazine
Mobile Threat Monday is such a SecurityWatch institution that it's hard to realize it only began last spring. At first we called it "Dangerous Android Apps," and it appeared on Friday, not Monday. We realized, though, that mobile threats aren't limited to Android, ...
Why Apple Must Reconsider Emerging Market StrategyInformationWeek
10 most popular new year's resolutions (with apps to help achieve them)Philly.com
10 great apps for your new tabletFox News
Telegraph.co.uk -San Francisco Chronicle -Boston Globe
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Mobile Threat Monday: A Look Back - PC Magazine

December 30, 2013 - 11:36am

Philly.com

Mobile Threat Monday: A Look Back
PC Magazine
Mobile Threat Monday is such a SecurityWatch institution that it's hard to realize it only began last spring. At first we called it "Dangerous Android Apps," and it appeared on Friday, not Monday. We realized, though, that mobile threats aren't limited to Android, ...
Why Apple Must Reconsider Emerging Market StrategyInformationWeek
10 great apps for your new tabletFox News
Download these apps to follow your New Year's resolutions with conviction!ANINEWS
San Francisco Chronicle -Boston Globe -CNET
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The Christmas App Splurge Is Slowing - Businessweek

December 30, 2013 - 9:44am

Gamasutra

The Christmas App Splurge Is Slowing
Businessweek
Christmas has long been the biggest day of the year for app developers, who benefit as those who receive smartphones and tablets go on downloading sprees and worry when Apple employees take holiday vacation. And while that trend has continued this ...
Christmas app downloads set new records but signal a maturing marketVentureBeat
The Christmas Peak in App Downloads Is Weaker Than EverMashable
Flurry: 2013 was biggest Christmas yet for mobile app downloads, but year-to ...Inside Mobile Apps
TechCrunch -Gamasutra -ReadWrite
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WebOS lives! LG to show off its first WebOS TV next week - VentureBeat

December 30, 2013 - 9:22am

The Verge

WebOS lives! LG to show off its first WebOS TV next week
VentureBeat
LG always seemed like a strange buyer for WebOS, the slick mobile OS originally developed by Palm, but there's a chance it could finally be the company to make WebOS succeed. After announcing earlier this year that it intended to put WebOS in its future ...
LG webOS TV to Debut at CES, Report SaysTechnoBuffalo
Palm's webOS resurrected in an LG TVBGR
LG to unveil webOS-powered TV at CESWashington Business Journal (blog)
CrazyEngineers -The Verge -SlashGear
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