Archive for March, 2013

Microsoft Did Not Violate Google Patent: ITC Judge

March 26, 2013 3:57 pm
Microsoft Did Not Violate Google Patent: ITC Judge

Microsoft Corp did not violate a patent owned by Google subsidiary Motorola Mobility when it made its popular Xbox, an administrative law judge at the International Trade Commission said in a preliminary decision issued on Friday.A final ITC decision in the case is due in July.The fight over the Xbox […]

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HTC Promises Widespread Launch Of HTC One By April End

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HTC Promises Widespread Launch Of HTC One By April End

HTC Corp said its latest smartphone, the HTC One, will roll out in three countries next week, but sales will be delayed in North America and other countries in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. HTC, which originally said it would launch the phone in 80 countries in March, said in […]

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YouTube Says It Has One Billion Monthly Active Users

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YouTube Says It Has One Billion Monthly Active Users

Google Inc’s YouTube said on Thursday the number of unique users visiting the video-sharing website every month has reached 1 billion, about six months after social media company Facebook Inc also said it had the same amount of users. “Nearly one out of every two people on the Internet visits […]

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U.S. Computer Hacker Gets Three-and-a-half Years For Stealing iPad User Data

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U.S. Computer Hacker Gets Three-and-a-half Years For Stealing iPad User Data

A computer hacker was sentenced on Monday to three years and five months in prison for stealing the personal data of about 120,000 Apple Inc iPad users, including big-city mayors, a TV network news anchor and a Hollywood movie mogul. Andrew Auernheimer, 27, had been convicted in November by a Newark, […]

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Google is to shut down its Reader service in July, as usage has declined

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Google is to shut down its Reader service in July, as usage has declined

Google is to shut down its Reader service in July, as usage has declined. A petition to save the service, which aggregates news content from web feeds, had 25,000 signatures in a few hours. Experts say shutting Reader is part of Google’s plan to migrate more people to its social […]

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BlackBerry plans security feature for Android, iPhone

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BlackBerry plans security feature for Android, iPhone

BlackBerry will offer technology to separate and make secure both work and personal data on mobile devices powered by Google Inc’s Android platform and by Apple Inc’s iOS operating system, the company said on Thursday. The new feature could help BlackBerry sell high-margin services to enterprise clients even if many, […]

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Apple now Buys Silicon Valley Startup WiFiSlam

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Apple now Buys Silicon Valley Startup WiFiSlam

Apple has acquired a Silicon Valley startup, WiFiSlam, which makes mapping applications for smart phones. Apple confirmed the acquisition, but declined to give details. The news was earlier reported by The Wall Street Journal, which quoted a person familiar with the matter as saying that Apple paid around $20 million for […]

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Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Begins To Battle With Apple’s Home Turf

March 19, 2013 9:07 am
Samsung’s Galaxy S4 Begins To Battle With Apple’s Home Turf

Samsung Electronics Co premiered its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, which sports a bigger display and unconventional features such as gesture controls, as the South Korean titan challenges Apple Inc on its home turf. The phone, the first in the highly successful Galaxy S-series to make its global debut […]

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Samsung Launches Eye-tracking Galaxy S4

March 15, 2013 12:11 pm
Samsung Launches Eye-tracking Galaxy S4

Samsung Electronics Co premiered its latest flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, which sports a bigger display and unconventional features such as gesture controls, as the South Korean titan challenges Apple Inc on its home turf. The phone, the first in the highly successful Galaxy S-series to make its global debut […]

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Facebook May Emulate Twitter With Introduction Of Hashtags

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Facebook May Emulate Twitter With Introduction Of Hashtags

Facebook Inc is looking to improve its search and indexing capabilities by adding the hashtag symbol, one of the most recognizable features of its social networking rival Twitter, according to media reports. The hashtag, which appears as the # symbol, makes it easier for users to follow specific topics of […]

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