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'Gran Turismo 6' official for the Playstation 3, trailer and screens released
Sony and Polyphony Digitial made the release of Gran Turismo 6 for the PS3 official on Wednesday. The next edition of the racing sim series will hit Sony's current-gen console during the 2013 holiday season.
Gran Turismo 6 Announced at Anniversary Event - God is a GeekGod is a Geek
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Google Tops $900 for First Time Ever
Wall Street Journal
Google Inc. jumped above $900 on Wednesday for the first time ever, less than three months after the search giant's shares initially topped $800. The move comes on the same day of the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, in which Google is ...
Next Stop $1000? Google Soars Above $900 for First TimeFox Business
Google share price breaks through $900Financial Times
Tech stocks: A new high for Google ahead of I/O - USA TodayUSA TODAY
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HP SlateBook x2 And Split x2 Hybrids Announced, Run Android 4.2.2 And ...
HP announced Wednesday two new tablet hybrid portable notebooks, the HP SlateBook x2 and the HP Split x2. It was rumored that HP was working on a 10-inch hybrid tablet notebook, but there's also a 13-inch version.
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Dell cuts price on XPS 10 tablet with Windows RT to $299.99
It hasn't been easy going for Windows RT, the mobile-friendly version of Windows 8 that launched with much fanfare, but has struggled to make a mark in the increasingly crowded tablet market. Samsung scuttled plans to introduce the Ativ Tab in the U.S., ...
Dell slashes the price of its Windows RT tablet to $300PCWorld (blog)
Bad Sign for Microsoft as Dell Discounts Windows RT TabletTheStreet.com
Dell Slashes XPS 10 Windows RT Tablet PriceDailyTech
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Syria's Internet is down again
The global Internet tracking firm Renesys confirmed the outage began at exactly 3 a.m. ET, 10 a.m. in Syria, which is indicated on Google's Transparency report as well. "Ever since the top of the hour we have not been able to get any measurements to any of ...
Syria falls off the internet againInquirer
Internet, telecoms cut across Syria: SANAAFP
Syria hit by yet another Internet outageCNET
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Google I/O conference may highlight new phone and online software
San Jose Mercury News
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google will have a difficult time matching the spectacle of last year's surprise sky-diving demonstration over Moscone Center, but several thousand software developers and other techies are still eager to see what the giant Internet ...
Google tops $900 ahead of developer conferenceMarketWatch
Google to cast spotlight on evolving line-up of devices, services at annual tech ...Fox News
Google I/O Live Coverage: Big Google Announcements Coming TodayABC News (blog)
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VMware launches dual persona feature for Verizon smart phones
Computerworld - VMware today announced that its dual persona mobile device software is now available on some Android OS-based mobile devices sold by Verizon. Dual persona technology creates two OS instances, one for business use and the other for ...
Verizon and VMware release Horizon Mobile app to seperate work from homeAndroid Community
VMware and Verizon Tackle BYOD with Dual Persona PhonesCIO
Verizon, VMware team for Android dual persona featuresFiercemobilecontent
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iTunes to award person who downloads 50-billionth app - WBRC.com
For those hoping to win the prize, iTunes has a countdown ticker on its website. (Source: CNN). (CNN) - Apple's iTunes is closing in on a milestone - its 50-billionth app download. Apple will surprise the lucky downloader with a $10,000 app store gift card.
Apple App Store Reaches 50 Billion DownloadsTechvibes (blog)
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Book News: Justice Department Says Apple Led Price-Fixing Ring
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly. The Justice Department says Apple took the lead in an ebook price-fixing ring with five major publishing houses, according to a court filing Tuesday. The houses — Penguin ...
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BBC iPlayer launches on Windows Phone 8
If you're wondering whether to pick up the newly-announced Nokia Lumia 925, this news may sway your decision – the BBC has finally launched the iPlayer catch-up service on Windows Phone 8 devices. The free app comprises a shortcut to the mobile ...
Google Sends Microsoft Cease And Desist Letter For YouTube AppCoolest Gadget Reviews (blog)
BBC iPlayer now available on Windows Phone 8, but Windows Phone 7.5 ...Tech Digest
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BBC iPlayer for Windows Phone 8 launched
BBC iPlayer has been released for Windows Phone 8, meaning you'll be able to catch up with Auntie on your Microsoft smartphone. Joe Belfiore, corporate vice-president of the Windows Phone programme at Microsoft, made the early announcement with a ...
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Gran Turismo 6 appears on Sony site ahead of official reveal
A product page for Gran Turismo 6 has appeared on the series' official website ahead of the game's expected reveal later today. The page cropped up on Gran-Turismo.com last night, but has since been removed. Beyond the game's title, however, the page ...
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Sign-up page for revamped Google Maps shows off plenty of new features
Just hours before its I/O event, Google has apparently had a little accident: the sign-up page for "the new Google Maps" briefly went live, revealing a slew of extra details about what's coming in the rumored refresh before quickly being pulled. Droid-Life ...
New Google Maps Sign-Up Page Leaks Showing Smart Search and MoreMashable
New Google Maps Sign-up Page Goes Live Briefly, Reveals All Sorts of New ...Droid Life
New Google Maps Signup Page Goes Live For A ShortwhileUbergizmo
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DOJ: Apple colluded with publishers to raise e-book prices
A new document filed in the e-book price-fixing suit accuses Apple of conspiring to hike prices; but the tech giant denies these claims saying it was actually partaking in constant one-on-one negotiations. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. May 14, 2013 9:45 PM PDT ...
US Now Paints Apple as 'Ringmaster' in Its Lawsuit on E-Book Price-FixingNew York Times
US Says Apple, Publisher Colluded to Fix E-Book Prices (1)Businessweek
In court filing, Justice Dept. accuses Apple of e-book price fixingWashington Post
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HP brings Android to laptops with SlateBook X2
Hewlett-Packard has given the "Android treatment" to its latest laptop-tablet hybrid, which is called SlateBook X2 and has a detachable 10-inch screen that can independently function as a tablet. The X2 is HP's second device with Android. Its first was the ...
HP's Split x2 doubles up on storage and batteryCNET
HP Slatebook x2: Finally, a Serious Android 'Laptop' - MashableMashable
HP intros the Split x2 Windows hybrid and Android-based SlateBook x2 (hands-on)Engadget
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AMD Bills New Radeon 8970M as World's Fastest Mobile GPU
Mobile gamers rejoice, for AMD hasn't forgotten about you. On the contrary, the Sunnyvale chip designer just unveiled its Radeon 8970M, which AMD claims is the fastest laptop GPU on the entire planet. And not only is it smoking fast, it's also more efficient ...
AMD announces 2.3TFLOPS Radeon HD 8970MInquirer
AMD Rebrands HD 7970M, Launches "New" 8970M GPUHot Hardware
AMD unveils Radeon HD 8900M laptop graphics, ships them in MSI's GX70 ...Engadget
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Foxconn's Hon Hai reports Q1 revenue drop, likely on weak iPhone 5 demand
Foxconn's Hon Hai Precision Industry posted a 19.2 percent year-over-year decline in revenue for the first quarter, with sales likely affected by weak demand for Apple's iPhone 5, according to an analyst. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer said on ...
Hon Hai Board Approves Issue of up to NT$12 Bln Unsecured BondsWall Street Journal
Hon Hai's Apple pie under threat from PegatronReuters
Pegatron ramps up Apple supply competition against FoxconnZDNet
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Rovio Stars turns Angry Birds dev into game publisher
Rovio, the cash-injected developers of the Angry Birds series, has announced Rovio Stars, a new publishing initiative. According to EVP Jami Laes, the company's foray into third-party publishing will "help our fans find quality entertainment" on crowded app ...
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US carriers line up against texting while driving
The major U.S. mobile operators are all putting their weight behind a campaign against texting while driving that will include a blitz of advertising and a driving simulator touring the country this summer. On Tuesday, Verizon, Sprint Nextel and T-Mobile USA ...
Phone companies launch campaign against driving+textingkgw.com
Carriers Come Together For 'It Can Wait'MediaPost Communications
T-Mobile USA Bumps Up Price of iPhone by $50New York Times (blog)
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