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Amazon Cloud Player Launches PC App - Mashable
As part of its mission to bring its music service "everywhere," Amazon announced the release of a dedicated Cloud Player app for desktop PCs Monday. The release comes less than a week after Amazon announced iOS compatibility with Ford Sync-enabled ...
Amazon rolls out Cloud Player app for PCsCNET
Amazon Targets Photo Stream with Cloud Drive PhotosThe Mac Observer
Amazon releases standalone Cloud Player music app for PC, Mac version ...The Verge
AMOG -Popular Photography Magazine -Tech2
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Amazon Hints At Color E-Reader With Samsung Unit Buy
Wall Street Journal
Amazon.com Inc. last year upped the ante on black-and-white devices with its Kindle Paperwhite, packed with features like a self-lighting screen and a low price tag. But the holy grail for dedicated e-readers has always been color displays. Enter Liquavista, a ...
Amazon Shows Lead To Apple And Microsoft (And Google?)Forbes
Amazon buys Liquavista from Samsung, launches digital currencyReuters
Amazon acquires Samsung color display unit LiquavistaGigaOM
CNET -ZDNet -VentureBeat
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The Mac Observer
Hobbits, Habits & Hobgoblins: Why iOS 7 Must Change
The Mac Observer
Personal assessments of what technology to adopt and what to ignore is what we do these days. Developers develop, technical columnists experiment and report, and individuals decide "yea or nay." Basing those decisions on old-fashioned or emotional ...
Airbnb tweaks Android app to drive more reservationsCNET
Are App Store Numbers Reports Good or Bad for BYOD?Windows IT Pro
Wonderful iPhone Calendar App Fantastical Continues To Improve With A ...AppAdvice
TechCrunch -CNNMoney -Brighton-Pittsford Post
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Why Newt Gingrich Won't Call a Smartphone a Smartphone - Mashable
You know that shiny new iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S4 in your pocket? You probably call it a cellphone, right? Well, Newt Gingrich says you're wrong. Gingrich recently posted a three-minute video arguing modern cellphones shouldn't be called ...
Hey Newt, it's called a 'smartphone'Fortune
Newt Gingrich has never heard of a smartphoneDigital Trends
Watch Newt Gingrich's Embarrassingly Hilarious Video Asking To Rename Cell ...TechCrunch
The Verge -Gothamist -CNET
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At I/O, Google Will Be Tracking Things Like Nose Level And Air Quality With ...
If you're attending Google I/O this week, you will be a part of an experiment from the Google Cloud Platform Developer Relations team. On its blog today, the team outlined its plan to gather a bunch of environmental information happening around you as you ...
Google I/O Features Sensor NetworkInformationWeek (blog)
At its conference, Google will be tracking your every stepVentureBeat
Google to use open-source sensors to monitor I/O conferenceZDNet
GigaOM -BGR -Engadget
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Wolverton: HTC One's interface sullies a great-looking phone
San Jose Mercury News
HTC's new One is a smartphone I like to hold but don't like to use. I love its design and some of its top features. But I found other key features disappointing, including the One's revamped interface, which is a confusing mess. That's unfortunate because the ...
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Google Drive triples free storage to 15GB
Google announces just ahead of its I/O conference that free storage on Google Drive is leaping from 5GB to 15GB -- but why? Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. May 13, 2013 10:05 AM PDT Follow @b1g1nj4p4n. (Credit: Google). Google Drive's capacity ...
Google bumps up unified storage space to 30GB for Apps customersZDNet
Google unifies cloud storage so you get 15GB shared across Gmail, Drive ...VentureBeat
Google Unifies Its Free Storage, Now Gives You 15GB For Drive, Gmail And ...TechCrunch
Android Community -The Verge -Engadget
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How the 2013 World Press Photo of the Year was faked with Photoshop
Updated @ 4:32pm 5/14: An independent expert in the field of image forensics, Hany Farid, has analyzed the original Raw file, compared it to the prize-winning JPEG file, and concluded that “all of [the pixels] are exactly in the same place.” He also says that ...
Was the 2013 World Press Photo Of The Year A Fake?Popular Science
Press photo group stands by winning shot of Gaza funeralThe Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.
Claims that World Press Photo of the Year enhancedSalon
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Apple's iPads, iPhones could be subject to new French 'culture tax' - AppleInsider
Apple products like the iPhone and iPad may soon be subject to a new "culture tax," as France ponders levying such a fee on technology giants in order to help preserve its cultural products. iMacs. Smartphones and tablets are at the center of new proposals ...
France wants to add a 'culture tax' to Apple & Google productsVentureBeat
French proposal would impose 1% tax on Internet-connected devicesTechSpot
France defends cultural barricades in digital eraFinancial Times
The Guardian -The Republic -tuaw.com
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Local gas prices rise 6 cents a gallon, AAA Southern New England says
Facebook · Google+ · AAA Southern New England said. Prices locally are up a cent over the past month. The Massachusetts average price is 10 cents less than the national average of $3.58 a gallon, AAA Southern New England said. A year ago at this time, ...
SC gas prices move up for first time in monthsABC NEWS 4
Gasoline prices soar by 9 cents in DenverDenver Post
Gas price slide welcome relief for Alabamiansal.com
Rapid City Journal -The Providence Journal -Florida Times-Union
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Google+ offers recommended stories to mobile users
Articles on supported mobile Web sites can now point Google+ users to related stories popular on Google's social network. Lance Whitney. by Lance Whitney. May 13, 2013 7:24 AM PDT Follow @lancewhit. (Credit: Google). Google+ users reading articles on ...
Why Forbes Partnered With Google On Mobile RecommendationsForbes
Google's pre-I/O sneak peek: mobile recommendationsVentureBeat
Google+ now offers suggested content as you browse mobile news sitesEngadget
ReadWrite (blog) -WebProNews -The Verge
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Amazon Coins arrive for Kindle Fire users
That jingling sound you hear is the arrival of Amazon Coins for Kindle Fire users. Amazon on Monday announced that customers can use its new coins to purchase apps, games, and in-app items in the Amazon Appstore and on the company's Kindle Fire ...
Amazon launches, gives away millions in Amazon Coins to spur app downloads ...Apple Insider
Amazon's new “virtual currency” of dubious benefit to customersArs Technica
Amazon launches its own currency called Amazon CoinsTechSpot
VentureBeat -Inquirer -GigaOM
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Zact Launches Flexible, No-Contract Wireless Plans
No contracts, no games. A new wireless service on Sprint's network, Zact, lets you change your service plan as often as you like - even several times a day. But the company behind Zact, ItsOn, has bigger plans than just running a small wireless service.
Zact touts lower phone billsCNET
Zact tries to out-uncarrier T-Mobile with customizable mobile plansThe Verge
ItsOn And Zact Want To Change The Way You Buy And Use Cell Phone Service ...Android Police
All Things Digital -LAPTOP Magazine (blog) -Gotta Be Mobile
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New Android Boss Finally Reveals Plans for World's Most Popular Mobile OS
Mexico's Lucky to Have Just One Man Blocking Internet Equality. We've Got a Bunch · Beyond Unlocking: Don't Let Them Kill the First Reasonable Copyright Reform Bill · FBI's Latest Proposal for a Wiretap-Ready Internet Should Be Trashed · Video · Video ...
Google's New Android Chief Talks Challenges Of Keeping A Platform Consistent ...TechCrunch
Expect games, social, and Now at Google I/O 2013CNET
New Android chief speaks out on the eve of Google I/OThe Verge
Engadget -AndroidOS.in -ElectronicsWeekly.com
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Google Glass Faces Ban in Parks, Banks - Property Owners Voice Privacy ...
Google Glass Faces Ban in Parks, Banks - Property Owners Voice Privacy Concerns Google really isn't having the easiest time convincing the world of the need for Google Glass. Sure there's a pretty sizeable pool of folks already obsessed with the ...
Google's zany hardware projects may not be zany in year - USA TodayUSA TODAY
Google Glass? I can't bear to lookThe Guardian
Spurred by Google Glass, IHS Forecasts nearly 10 Million smart glasses to ship ...EE Times
Tom's Hardware Guide -Terra.com -The Daily Camera
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Samsung Claims 5G Mobile Breakthrough
Wall Street Journal
Samsung Electronics sa id Monday it has made a breakthrough in developing mobile technology for fifth-generation networks, though it expects it will take years until the service is brought online for subscribers. The South Korean company said it has found a ...
Samsung To Launch 5G By 2020, Hits Speeds Of 1Gbps In TestsTechCrunch
Samsung announces 5G data breakthrough - Science NewsPhys.Org
Samsung successfully tests 5G technology, plans to commercially launch by 2020NDTV
ZDNet -Pentagon Post -Engadget
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Sony Xperia ZR announced, allows underwater photography up to five feet of ...
Sony's ratcheted up its water-resistant device tech a notch with the launch of the Xperia ZR, a new 4.6-inch, 720p Android smartphone that's waterproof to 1.5 meters (5 feet). Thanks to the dedicated camera button like the one on the Xperia ZL, Sony boasts ...
Sony launches Xperia ZR waterproof phone with 4.6-inch HD displayNDTV
Sony Xperia ZR AnnouncedUbergizmo
Sony launching Xperia Tablet Z next monthAustralian Techworld
iTWire -Tech Thirsty
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Bill Gates: Steve Jobs was better at design than I was
In an emotional interview on "60 Minutes", the Microsoft chairman speaks of visiting Steve Jobs in his last days and marveling at how well he understood the concept of brand. Chris Matyszczyk. by Chris Matyszczyk. May 12, 2013 11:12 PM PDT Follow @ ...
An emotional Bill Gates details his last visit with Steve JobsThe Verge
Charlie Rose interviews 'Bill Gates 2.0' on 60 Minutes: the man after MicrosoftEngadget
Bill Gates 2.0CBS News
SlashGear -Daily Mail -All Things Digital
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Teen texting at the wheel tied to more driving risks
By Genevra Pittman. NEW YORK | Mon May 13, 2013 12:21am EDT. NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teenagers who text while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky activities, such as riding with an intoxicated driver or not wearing a seatbelt, ...
Study: Teens who text and drive take even more risks - USA TodayUSA TODAY
Teen Drivers: TXTing Tops Risky Behaviors - MedPage TodayMedPage Today
To the distracted drivers of the WebPhoneDog
RedOrbit -Pocket-lint.com -Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Lamborghini Egoista: 441kW 'selfish' supercar revealed
The Lamborghini Egoista has been unveiled in Italy, taking the brand's reputation for extreme models one step further. Revealed at a ceremony in Sant'Agata marking the end of the Lamborghini 50th anniversary grand tour, the Lamborghini Egoista is ...
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