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Report: Microsoft's Spartan browser due in next Windows 10 preview

Microsoft is expected to release its "Project Spartan" lightweight browser in its next public preview of Windows 10, according to a report.Microsoft plans to release the new Spartan browser soon, probably before the end of March, according...

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Google relaxes mandatory encryption requirement for Android Lollipop devices

Google has quietly backed away from a pledge that new Android devices running Lollipop would have full-disk encryption enabled by default.  According to an Ars Technica report, multiple devices are shipping without the encryption enabled by...

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Google Launches New Analytics, Monetization Tools For Android Game Developers

 Google today announced a couple of new tools for game developers on its Android platform. These include new analytics to help developers better understand in-game player behavior, as well as a number of new monetization features through its...

1.1 hours on techcrunch.com

Google Acquires Softcard to Compete With Apple

By Market News Forum. Read more » »Related Stocks: GOOG, AAPL, T, VZ, TMUS,...

1.3 hours on gurufocus.com

Zuckerberg’s Internet.org feels the love (and fear) from carriers

At Mobile World Congress on Monday Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg took the stage with three executives from carriers in developing countries to talk about the progress of Internet.org and its attempts...

1.4 hours on search.gigaom.com

How Can Facebook Advertisers Find the Right Photo-Video Mix?

How can advertisers on Facebook determine the ideal sequencing of video ads and photo ads? Facebook IQ detailed an eight-day study conducted last November by Facebook and one of its advertisers, in which three sequencing strategies were tested...

1.5 hours on adweek.com

Try Apple's Photos app in the latest OS X public beta

If you've been anxious to try Apple's Photos app and kick iPhoto to the curb, you now have a (relatively) easy way to do it. The Mac maker has just released the first public beta of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, which includes the simpler, streamlined...

1.6 hours on engadget.com

It’s LinkedIn Corp (LNKD) Vs Google Inc (GOOGL) In Mountain View Realty War

The fight between LinkedIn Corp (NYSE:LNKD) and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), two of technology’s most recognizable names today, is about to spill out into the real world of land. According to the San Jose Mercury News, Mountain View, California city...

1.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple (AAPL) Stock Price Target Raised at Morgan Stanley Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Apple Inc.'s price target was increased to $160 from $130 at Morgan Stanley on Monday morning. The firm said it upped its price target on the iPhone maker as it believes Apple deserves a higher multiple, in-line...

1.6 hours on thestreet.com

Microsoft’s Greg Sullivan gives 1.5 billion reasons why Windows 10 will change everything

BARCELONA—You know that moment in spy thrillers when the hero suddenly realizes the scope of the evil genius’s nefarious plan? I had a moment like that at Mobile World Congress, when I sat down to talk with Greg Sullivan, Microsoft’s...

1.6 hours on pcworld.com

Google Confirms Wireless Service Plans

Google plans to launch a small scale U.S. wireless service and will announce details in the coming...

1.8 hours on online.wsj.com

Apple Brings Photos App To The OS X Public Beta Program

 Apple has launched the preview software of its upcoming Photos app for OS X in the public beta channel, using its new AppleSeed program that invites members of the general public to test Apple’s major software releases before they...

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Bill Gates named world's richest person for 16th time

Forbes identifies a record 1,826 billionaires, worth a combined $7.05...

2.2 hours on telegraph.co.uk

Zuckerberg: Facebook is 'working on' building lasers and drones

BARCELONA — Mark Zuckerberg told a packed house on Monday at Mobile World Congress that Facebook is still building drones, lasers and satellites as a part of an initiative to get more of the world's population online Last year, the...

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Bits Blog: Google Confirms Plans for Wireless Service

The company is experimenting with a network that would rely primarily on Wi-Fi technology and use cellular towers as a...

2.4 hours on nytimes.com

Mark Zuckerberg To Talk About Free Facebook Inc (FB), Messenger At MWC, Says Jon Fortt

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB)’s Mark Zuckerberg may talk about the social network’s Messenger app and the company’s global drive to provide free mobile access to their service as the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer is slated to speak...

2.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

Apple Will Hold 'Special Event' On March 9

By reports.droy. Read more » »Related Stocks:...

2.6 hours on gurufocus.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Watch Triggered a Compatibility Boost for Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Android

As Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is ready to release its much advertised smart-watch, its competitors are also taking quick steps to upgrade their devices to work with Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Android phones to avoid losing their market shares. A...

2.7 hours on insidermonkey.com

This Is How You Can Report Suicidal Posts On Facebook Inc

There are always ups and downs in our life, but sometimes situations become unbearable. Facebook will be introducing new updated tools that will provide “more resources, advice and support to people who may be struggling with suicidal...

2.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Galaxy S6 vs. iPhone 6 Plus – Specs Comparison

Samsung has finally unveiled the Galaxy S6 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, a device which it hopes will compete directly with the iPhone 6. Apple’s flagship smartphone has been a huge achiever for the consumer electronics giant,...

2.7 hours on valuewalk.com

Apple price target raised to $160 at Morgan Stanley

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Explore the Rainforest From the Comfort of Your Home With Google Inc (GOOGL) Street View

Have you ever dreamed of zip lining across the Amazon rainforest? There’s some exciting news for you then, Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Street View has just launched its rainforest project, making it possible for you without leaving your house, as...

2.9 hours on insidermonkey.com

Zuck Says “Sure”, Facebook Would Love To Work With Google On Global Internet Access

 Connecting the world doesn’t have to be a cutthroat competition, Mark Zuckerberg signalled on stage at Mobile World Congress in an ongoing presentation. When asked if Facebook’s Internet.org acess initiative would consider...

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Zuckerberg fends off telecom operators

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke at Mobile World Congress on...

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Google's new Photos and Streams chief signals changes ahead for Google+

Google+ might split in two as photos move to the...

3.1 hours on macworld.com

Sense ID is Qualcomm's ultrasonic answer to Apple's Touch ID

Qualcomm is hoping to take on Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor with “Sense ID,” an ultrasonic scanning technology for future Snapdragon chips.Touch ID is generally regarded as the best fingerprint reader for mobile devices, as it...

3.4 hours on macworld.com

Is Facebook Running Away With Real-Time?

The 87th Academy Awards unfolded not just on broadcast TV and at the Dolby Theater but also on social media, on Facebook in particular. ABC livestreamed backstage content from the festivities on their Facebook page. And Facebook created a "trending...

3.5 hours on adweek.com

Fraudsters take advantage of banks' weak Apple Pay identity checks

A mobile payment system is only as secure as its weakest link... and in the case of Apple Pay, it's the banks' ability to verify who you are. The Guardian has learned that thieves are setting up iPhones with stolen IDs and taking advantage of...

3.6 hours on engadget.com

Apple Inc. Price Target Raised To $160 By Morgan Stanley

Apple produces a variety of devices that are omnipresent in day to day life, but is it possible for the tech company to become even more ubiquitous? Kathyrn Huberty of Morgan Stanley thinks so. On March 2nd, Huberty maintained a Buy rating on Apple and...

3.6 hours on valuewalk.com

Google+ head Besbris no longer in charge

David Besbris is no longer running Google's social media products, including Google+, Recode...

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PayPal Buys Paydiant, The Mobile Wallet Behind CurrentC, To Raise Its Game v. Google + Apple

 PayPal, the payments service with 162 million users preparing to separate from e-commerce giant eBay later this year, is announcing an acquisition today to help build out its mobile business targeting physical...

4 hours on techcrunch.com

Why Google+ is splitting into photos and streams

The Google+ brand may be dead. Long live Google's Photos and Streams. Bradley Horowitz, a longtime product VP at Google, confirmed late Sunday that he had taken over as head of Google+ following a report that the section's previous leader,...

4.1 hours on mashable.com

Wisemetrics Optimizes Facebook Ad Campaigns To Make You Pay Less

 Meet Wisemetrics, a social media campaign optimization tool to make your posts as efficient as possible. A few weeks ago, Facebook launched the relevance score, meaning that good advertisers now pay less than others. This way, Facebook can...

4.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Inc., Google Inc Employees Fight For Settlement

Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel are being accused of trying to hold down the salaries of workers. The employees claimed the Silicon Valley companies formed an agreement not to poach each other’s employees. The agreement allegedly put a cap on...

4.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft’s Keyboard Obsession

 Microsoft has a little problem and it’s time we all admitted it. We have to gather the family in the living room, sit down Microsoft in the comfy chair and have a little heart to heart. Everybody can see it, except Microsoft...

4.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Sony Corp (SNE)’s Xperia Z4 Tablet Comes With Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Office For Android Tablets Out Of The Box

Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE)’s newest flagship tablet will come with Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s Office for Android out of the box. The news comes as Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE:SNE) unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the...

4.5 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google's Pichai on Xiaomi, Cyanogen and the Apple Watch

In a wide-ranging discussion on stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Monday, Google senior vice president Sundar Pichai offered his views on lots of issues at the heart of the mobile telecommunications industry.He used the time to confirm...

4.5 hours on pcworld.com

Google Confirms Plans For Wireless Service

(Bill Binns) A new major player could be coming to the world of wireless service providers. Google confirmed plans to launch its own wireless service in the next several months, albeit in a limited capacity.  CNET reports that...

4.8 hours on consumerist.com

No flagship Lumia phone coming before Windows 10, Microsoft confirms

Anyone looking to replace their high-end Windows Phones will have to hold out until this fall, when Windows 10 is due to launch.Neil Broadley, Microsoft's director of phone marketing, confirmed to The Verge that the company won't release any...

4.9 hours on pcworld.com

Hedge funds cut Apple and these other VIP stocks

Many hedge funds sold down or exited positions in eight of the 10 most popular stocks, including Apple, Google and...

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Google Confirms Plan To Offer Its Own Wireless Service

Tech titan Google is continuing to diversify. The company already has its finger in the pie in more than a dozen industries, including advertising, robotics, AI, self-driving cars, and of course, search technology, but apparently that’s not...

5.1 hours on valuewalk.com

What would the Dow look like if it included Apple?

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It may be by far the most valuable American company but Apple Inc still can’t get into at least one exclusive club – the 30-member Dow Jones Industrial Average . ...

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Tech Five: Google's mobile network experiment

Company expected to launch experimental mobile wireless...

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Iran ready to work with Google, other global Internet companies

Iran is ready to cooperate with Google and other global Internet companies to allow them to operate in the country, according to Iranian media reports.Talks are already under way with Google to place servers in Iran, according to a report Sunday from...

5.3 hours on pcworld.com

Google Inc (GOOGL)’s Google+ Gets New Boss As It Splits Into Photos, Streams

There’s a new boss at Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL)’s Google+ division as the web giant’s social network splits into two primary components: Streams and Photos. The news was shared by Bradley Horowitz, Google product vice president, in a...

5.3 hours on insidermonkey.com

Microsoft, Intel join forces on low-cost Windows 10 phones

Right now you can’t buy Windows-based handsets that run on Intel chips, but that will change later this year with the mobile version of Windows 10.Microsoft’s recent Windows Phone OSes worked only with ARM-based processors from Qualcomm....

5.3 hours on pcworld.com

It’s official: Google says it wants to offer cellular service

A top Google exec has confirmed what many have been speculating for months: That the search giant wants to start offering wireless service.Google isn't necessarily looking to become the next Verizon and AT&T, said Sundar Pichai,...

5.4 hours on washingtonpost.com

What Happens When An iPhone 6 Is Set On Fire?

An infamous technology blogger has struck again, this time igniting an Apple iPhone 6 on fire with a 6000 degree industrial propane torch. What was the point? What did he prove? The YouTube blogger known as TechRex, who promotes “technology...

5.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Google sees success with balloon, airplane Internet

Google’s ambitious efforts to bring balloon and aircraft-borne connectivity to underserved areas of the globe are pushing past some key milestones and the company expects a public launch in a few years.Both projects have captured the imagination...

5.7 hours on pcworld.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Needn’t Worry About Samsung Electronics’ ‘Incremental’ Upgrades To Galaxy Flagship, Says Kiranjeet Kaur

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) should not be worried about the “incremental” upgrades Samsung Electronics has made to the flagship of its Galaxy line of smartphones. The observation was voiced by IDC Asia Pacific Senior Market Analyst Kiranjeet...

5.7 hours on insidermonkey.com

Google’s Pichai Talks Up Magic Leap’s AR But Says “It’ll Take Some Time”

 Google SVP Sundar Pichai has given a few hints about what value Google sees in Magic Leap, the very well financed augmented reality startup that Mountain View led a $542 million investment round in last year, and which Pichai also sits on the...

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Facebook Inc Workers Don’t Need Passwords To Access Accounts

Facebook users might not like it, but it is a fact that their accounts can be accessed by the employees at the social network without the need for passwords. However, the social network told VentureBeat that it is part of a tiered and strictly managed...

6.3 hours on valuewalk.com

Bradley Horowitz is now running 2/3 of the former Google+

As reported last week, Hangouts, Photos, and Google+ are going to be considered as three independent product lines at Google, according to Sundar Pichai, product czar (see Sundar Pichai on the...

6.3 hours on search.gigaom.com

iPhone 6 Plus More Useful Than The iPhone 6?

While the world is busy discussing the latest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, or HTC One M9, it seems a bit weird to talk about a six-month-old device. But Steve Kovach of Business Insider recommends you to buy the iPhone 6 Plus rather than its...

6.4 hours on valuewalk.com

Microsoft Corporation Launches Two New Lumia Phones

Microsoft has added two new phones to its lineup, the Lumia 640 and 640 XL. The timing of the launch is crucial as it follows the launch of flagship smartphones from Samsung and HTC. Free from Nokia branding The new Lumia’s are similar to the...

6.5 hours on valuewalk.com

Data Monopolists Like Google Are Threatening the Economy

The White House recently released a report about the danger of big data in our lives. Its main focus was the same old topic of how it can hurt customer privacy. The Federal Trade Commission and National Telecommunications and Information...

6.5 hours on hbr.org

5 Apple Rumors: From the Watch Release Date to the iCar

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images From leaks about the launch date of the upcoming Apple Watch, to whispers of new recruitment efforts related to the so-called iCar, here are fiveof the biggest Apple rumors that emerged this week. 1. Apple Watch may hit store...

6.5 hours on wallstcheatsheet.com

Google confirms it wants to be a wireless carrier

BARCELONA — Following nearly a year of rumors, Google confirmed on Monday that it plans to offer talk and data plans to customers. Sundar Pichai, senior VP at Google, said on stage at Mobile World Congress during a presentation that the company...

6.6 hours on mashable.com

How To Activate Reader Mode In Chrome For Windows

Websites these days offer lots of distractions, mostly in the form of annoying ads. But apart from ads, there are also social media buttons, fancy subscribe boxes, attractively placed buttons and much more, which really interferes with our reading...

6.7 hours on valuewalk.com

So long Google+. Hello Streams, Photos and Hangouts

For the third time in a year, Google has a new leader for its social network, Google+. And in keeping with the trend of trios, Google+ is getting split into...

6.7 hours on search.gigaom.com

Apple Adds Vehicles To Its List Of Activities In Switzerland, Tim Cook Demurs On Car Rumors

 Apple has added language to legal documents (via 9to5Mac) regarding the scope of its company activities to include vehicles, with a generic description that includes automobiles, bicycles, rail, ships, aircrafts and more. The specific details...

6.7 hours on techcrunch.com

Google’s MVNO is launching in the “coming months”: Sundar Pichai

Google's long rumored move to becoming a wireless carrier took one step closer to reality on Monday. At Mobile World Congress, Google's second-in-command executive Sundar Pichai confirmed that Google is...

6.8 hours on search.gigaom.com

Google's new mobile payment platform is called Android Pay

It's shaping up to be a big year for mobile payments, what with Apple Pay enjoying rapid adoption and Samsung finally getting in the game too. Google also has a presence, but it's only very recently decided to ramp up its efforts in this space....

6.8 hours on engadget.com

Confirmed: Google plans its own U.S. mobile service

Google has confirmed for the first time that it plans to offer connectivity directly to mobile users in the U.S., but a senior executive downplayed the competition it would be to major U.S. cellular carriers.Several reports have said the company is...

6.8 hours on pcworld.com

Google balloons and drones bring global wireless closer to reality

Google's aerial ambitions continue unabated. Need proof? Just talk to Sundar Pichai -- just before he sat down for a Q&A with Bloomberg's Brad Stone at MWC, the Google SVP confirmed the company's internet-beaming Titan drones would...

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Apple Inc. Watch To Carry ‘Power Reserve’ To Push Battery

The Apple Watch will apparently offer a Power Reserve mode to increase the battery life of the device, according to The New York Times. The software will withdraw power from all non-important functions and display only the time, expanding the...

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Irving Kahn Resource Page Updated

As promised recently we are updating/cleaning the investor resource pages on a regular basis. Following the death of legendary value investor, Irving Kahn last week, we’ve updated his resource page and added new content. We do not post all the...

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Google confirms it'll launch the 'Nexus' of virtual phone networks

Google has just confirmed a rumor at Mobile World Congress that many thought unlikely: it'll launch its own "white label" MVNO cell network. That means it'll carry or resell wireless services from larger operators in one way or the...

7.1 hours on engadget.com

Google will soon send solar-powered drones into the sky

BARCELONA — Google is getting closer to officially launching its solar-powered drone program Project Titan and will send its first fleet into the sky sometime this year. Sundar Pichai, senior VP at Google who oversees Android, Chrome and Google...

7.3 hours on mashable.com

Google’s Sundar Pichai: Google’s U.S. Mobile Network To Come In The ‘Coming Months’

 While Google continues to build out “cell towers in the sky” in the form of balloons and solar-powered airplanes, it’s also gearing up to launch an experimental mobile network in the U.S., too. Today,...

7.3 hours on techcrunch.com

Apple Pay: A New Frontier For Scammers

Criminals in the US are using the new Apple Pay mobile payment system to buy high-value goods – often from Apple Stores – with stolen identities and credit card...

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Bits Blog: Microsoft Presents Low-Cost Phones and Windows 10 for Mobile

At the Mobile World Congress, the company for the first time showed off the operating system for phones and continued its evolving strategy of delivering low-cost Lumia...

8.1 hours on nytimes.com

Apple, Google workers head to court on $415 million poaching settlement

By Dan LevineSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Workers accusing Apple , Google and two other Silicon Valley companies of conspiring to hold down salaries will try on Monday to win approval of a $415 million settlement from a U.S. judge who rejected an earlier...

8.4 hours on businessinsider.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s China Expansion Results In Opening Of Store In Shenyang City

Buoyed by a 70% growth in earnings from China, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) continues to aggressively expand its presence in the country with the opening of a new shop in the city of Shenyang, according to New China. The cold weather could not stop more than...

8.5 hours on insidermonkey.com

5 Rocket Stocks to Buy in March: Priceline, Apple and More

BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- It's a new month, so get ready for a new market in March. So far, 2015 is shaping up a lot like 2014 did. January kicked off with a pretty sharp correction, but February gained it all back -- and then some. If March...

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The 11 Mac games you need to play from February 2015

These games will keep you playing well into March (and beyond)February might be the shortest month of the year, but new and interesting Mac games haven’t been in short supply. Our latest roundup has massive strategy affairs, scrappy and endearing...

8.5 hours on macworld.com

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Getting Away From Core Business Good For Future Growth

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has been moving away from its core business, but is it good for business? That is the question lingering the minds of many people at Wall Street in the wake of reports the company was pursuing the driverless car technology as...

8.6 hours on insidermonkey.com

Ask the iTunes Guy: Solving all your playlist problems in iTunes 12

Playlists are one of the best, and most creative ways to organize music in iTunes, and to listen to music on your iOS devices. But sometimes, it can be hard to figure out how to make complex playlists. In this week’s column, I look at three...

8.7 hours on macworld.com

How to keep your email private with PGP encryption on your Mac

In our last episode of Private I, I explained the basics of public-key (PK) cryptography, a way to scramble messages in a way that only someone possessing a particular key can decrypt, without that key ever having to be publicly disclosed or shared....

9.3 hours on macworld.com

Bill Gates Once Again Tops Forbes' List of Billionaires

Filed under: Celebrities, CEOs, Warren Buffett, People Nati Harnik/APMicrosoft co-founder Bill Gates NEW YORK -- The world's richest person got even richer this year. Bill Gates's net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last...

9.6 hours on dailyfinance.com

Google Street View Now Lets You Explore The Amazon Jungle Via Zip-Line

 If you’ve ever fancied flying through the Amazon jungle, then there’s good news because Google’s got your back. Virtually speaking. Read More ...

10.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Review: Morningstar's New iPad App

Plenty of functionality is missing from this debut product. But for the advisor on the move, there’s plenty to like as...

11.5 hours on bankinvestmentconsultant.com

New Trade: Long Apple ($AAPL) & Short Blue Nile ($NILE)

We’re 2 months in and the portfolio is up over 10\% so I really cannot complain but I know that every time I open a short position, there is risk of a decent size loss so there’s certainly no reason to celebrate yet. As is always the...

11.5 hours on ewallstreeter.com

Microsoft’s new budget Lumias are all about the services

Microsoft has unveiled a couple new handsets, the Lumia 640 and 640 XL, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The phones themselves are pretty low-priced for their decent specifications, but...

11.7 hours on search.gigaom.com

Google+ is being broken into services you might want to use

It's been the punchline to plenty of gags, and now it looks as if Google is finally ready to do something with its homegrown social network. The search engine has announced that the visual elements of Google+ is being moved into a separate product...

11.9 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft’s New Lumia 640 And Lumia 640 XL Ship With Office, Free Skype Calling

 Microsoft has officially taken the wraps off two new Lumia smartphones: the 640 and 640 XL. Details of the two, low-end phones leaked out yesterday in advanced of today’s unveil. Read More ...

12.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Microsoft announces the Lumia 640XL, a poor man's Lumia 1520 phablet

Microsoft’s Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL, announced on Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, add two new midrange phones to the Windows market. By name alone, the two should be nearly identical. But they’re not, with the larger Lumia...

12.5 hours on pcworld.com

Microsoft's new Lumia phones come with a free year of Office 365

Microsoft is kind of in limbo with regard to mobile: The company is eager to revamp its lineup — it hasn't had a new flagship since the Lumia 930 — but it can'tWindows 10 doesn't launch until the fall, and it needs to...

12.5 hours on mashable.com

Microsoft's Lumia 640 and 640 XL are its new budget phone stars

After mistakenly letting the cat out of the bag yesterday, Microsoft has officially unveiled its latest Lumia phones at Mobile World Congress -- and they're pretty tempting if you're looking for a good deal. The new Lumia 640 and 640 XL (can...

12.5 hours on engadget.com

Microsoft Will Offer Windows 10 Upgrade For Mobile Devices Running Windows 8.1

 Microsoft has confirmed that it will offer Windows 10 for all mobile devices that currently run its latest Windows 8.1 software. Read More ...

12.8 hours on techcrunch.com

Liberals Mugged by Obamanet

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Buyer’s remorse is already setting in for Google and other ‘net neutrality’...

Net Neutering and Innovation -- Would Google Even Exist Under These New Rules?

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From Gordon Crovitz at the WSJ  FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler justified Obamanet by saying the Internet is “simply too important to be left without rules and without a referee.” He got it backward: Light-handed regulation made today’s...

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Google’s latest Street View project uses ziplines to showcase Brazilian rainforests

Google just added zipline to the growing list of ways it's captured Street View images from far-flung locations around the world. The company's newest collection of Street View photography used a zipline to help document the upper canopy of an...

13.5 hours on mashable.com

Ingenico Wants To Open Apple Pay And Other NFC Tech To Merchants Of All Sizes

 Payments is one of those chicken and egg scenarios. Consumers want to see a use case (participating merchants) before they adopt, yet merchants want to know that customers are actually using this stuff before they invest. Apple Pay has, by all...

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Sony has a new flagship tablet to fight the iPad Air 2

2014 was an odd year for Sony. Can you think of another company that released five flagship products in a single year? We're talking the Xperia Z2, the Z3, the Z3 Compact, the Z2 Tablet, the Z3 Tablet Compact. That's an awful lot of Zs. At MWC...

14.5 hours on engadget.com

Could Apple Buy a Third of the World’s Gold?

Is there anything Apple can’t do? First it revolutionized the personal computing business. Then, with the launch of the iPod in 2001, it forced the music industry to change its tune. Against initial market reservations, the company succeeded...

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Facebook video shows LAPD shooting of homeless man during street scuffle

A man was shot dead by a local police officer during an altercation in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon In disturbing footage posted on Facebook by Anthony Blackburn, who witnessed the incident, a group of police officers can be seen in a scuffle...

14.7 hours on mashable.com

SAMSUNG ELECT LTD (F) (SSNLF) Teasing Apple Inc. (AAPL) With New Payment System and Galaxy S6

SAMSUNG ELECT LTD (F) (OTCMKTS:SSNLF) has for some months been on the back foot in the smartphone space with Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) taking all the credit with iPhone 6. The South Korean company finally unveiled its latest Galaxy S smartphone, which it...

14.8 hours on insidermonkey.com

2 Apple Watch Features That May Appear in the iPhone 6S

Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Despite the launch of Apple’s next-generation iPhone models being at least six months away, rumors about what features may appear on the devices have already started to circulate. Based on information gleaned...

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Microsoft Wants To Buy Social News Reader Prismatic

 Microsoft has been busy snatching up startups to fill out its mobile apps portfolio, and it looks like it could be buying one more. According to multiple sources, Prismatic — an app that recommends news...

19.4 hours on techcrunch.com

Bradley Horowitz Is Now Running Google+

 More changes afoot at Google+. TechCrunch has learned, and now confirmed with Google, that David Besbris has left his role as the head of the company’s social and identity product. He has been replaced by Bradley Horowitz, a...

19.6 hours on techcrunch.com

Is Apple Making a Virtual Reality Headset?

Source: USPTO.gov When it comes to entering new markets, Apple is rarely – if ever – accused of rushing in too soon. While many other tech companies race to bring new products with the latest technologies to market, Apple prefers to take a...

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Galaxy S6 vs. HTC One M9 vs. iPhone 6

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 have finally been unveiled to an expected public at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. These are two critical releases for both companies, as Samsung is trying to replenish the image of its flagship Galaxy S...

21.8 hours on valuewalk.com

HTC takes on Facebook in VR wars

HTC and Valve Software are preparing to square off against Facebook's Oculus Rift in the VR...

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Bits Blog: Mobile World Congress: Samsung’s Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge Offer the Best of the iPhone and More

Samsung has been accused of being a copycat, but after adding its own design twists to popular features borrowed from the competition, its new flagship phone feels like a real...

22.6 hours on nytimes.com

The Current Apple Market Capitalization in Perspective

At more than $700 billion, Apple is worth 2 Googles, 2.5 Walmarts, 12 GMs, or 24 Twitters. (via Conrad...

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Google Inc (GOOGL) Is A Strong Buy, Facebook Inc (FB) Headed To $85 A Share: According To Fast Money Crew

Last year was not the best of years for Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) seen by the stock losing a substantial amount of value, problems that were further compounded by a dismal showing in the fourth quarter. However, the search giant seems to be finding its...

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Week's Winners and Losers: Apple Delights, Penney Disappoints

Filed under: JC Penney, Apple, Earnings, Stocks, Investing Ben Torres/Bloomberg via Getty Images There were plenty of winners and losers this week, with higher price targets for the iEverything company and a struggling department store chain...

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Ericsson seeks US iPad, iPhone ban as it sues Apple over patents

Last month Apple and Ericsson went to war over the fees Ericsson is trying to charge Apple for the use of its mobile broadband patents. Apple sued Ericsson in an...

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7 Key Facts About Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s Smartwatch That Everyone Must Know

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is gearing up for the most awaited launch of its Apple Watch on March 9th. Many investors and shareholders believe that the growth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) as a stock and a company in 2015 depends completely on the success of...

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Google won't ban adult content on Blogger after all

Well that was fast. Google only declared that it would begin cracking down on adult content posted to Blogger a few days ago, but it's already decided it was a bit hasty in its decision. After coming under fire over the introduction of a retroactive...

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Ericsson sues Apple for telecom patent infringement

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson is suing Apple Inc for patent infringement, Ericsson said on Friday.Ericsson said it filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) requesting an exclusion order...

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Fresh from $532.9M win, Smartflash sues Apple again

Shortly after a jury in Texas awarded it US$532.9 million in damages in a patent dispute with Apple, patent company Smartflash has sued the iPhone maker again, this time to focus on newer Apple products.“Apple has released new products that came...

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Car Business: A Reality for Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA), A Fantasy for Google Inc (GOOGL) and Apple Inc. (AAPL)?

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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is one of the masters of the car manufacturing business, designing and manufacturing premium electric vehicles, but ‘cars’ is totally a new chapter for the tech giants Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Google Inc...

Apple's crazy car plans in 10 thoughts

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An Apple car may seem nuts. Or maybe not. Here are the 10 best reasons for and against Apple's move into...

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Why Google Wants to Wire You With Fiber

Filed under: Google, AT&T, Verizon, Internet, Investing Getty Images It's a sales come-on that's difficult to resist. Google (GOOG) (GOOGL), through its expanding fiber-optic network, will bring Internet at blazing speeds into your...

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Kobalt Tunes Into $60M Led By Google Ventures For Its Music Rights Collection Platform

 The rise of digital music services has had some musicians up in arms over the way (and how much) they are paid. Now a startup that has built a better way to track this is stepping up its role in the game. Kobalt —...

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Apple: Citi Sees $550 and $950 Apple Watches, Accessory Plethora

Jim Suva with Citigroup this evening weighs in with what to expect from the March 9th media event in San Francisco that Apple (AAPL) announced today, an event that is likely focused on Apple Watch, given that, as he points out, Daylight Savings Time...

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This dress looks white and gold to me, but Google says it's black and blue

This dress that might be white and gold or black and blue is currently going massively viral thanks to a Tumblr post that asked readers to identify what color it is. Different people apparently perceive the dress differently.  I see the dress as...

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'Fable' going free-to-play on Xbox One and Windows 10

Now you can add "price" alongside "gameplay" to the list of aspects that separates Fable Legends from its forebears. That's because the game's launching as a free-to-play title on Windows 10 and gratis with an Xbox Live Gold...

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Apple Inc. To Hold Special Event On March 9

Apple plans to hold special “Spring Forward” event on March 9. Although the tech giant has yet to announce the event’s discussions, it will likely involved the upcoming smartwatch. It may also involve the rumored 12-inch...

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Bring out the battery cases!

Bring out the battery cases!This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases brings you new battery cases from Otterbox, Unu, and BuQu, plus some interesting multi-purpose cases and a way to mount your iPhone in the car—without an actual mount!BuQuThe...

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Facebook moves to help prevent suicide

In the next few months, posts showing suicidal thoughts can be flagged by a friend, and Facebook will be alerted. NBC News...

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Freddie Mac: Mortgage Serious Delinquency rate declined slightly in January

Freddie Mac reported that the Single-Family serious delinquency rate declined in January to 1.86%, down from 1.88% in December. Freddie's rate is down from 2.34% in January 2014, and the rate in January was the lowest level since December 2008....

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BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Has Partnered with Google Inc (GOOGL); Here’s Why

BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY), the Canadian smart-phone maker, and Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL), the global search engine and technology giant, have teamed up to make sure that BlackBerry’s Enterprise Server 12 works with a technology that Google...

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Facebook lets you specify any gender you want

Facebook already has a range of gender options for those who don't fit neatly into male/female categories, but it just took that accommodation one step further. Much like Google, Facebook now lets you specify any gender you want -- you're not...

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Microsoft's vision for the future: Smart bracelets, holograms, and adaptive wall displays

Microsoft's Hololens scuba gearImage by MicrosoftFor every Her, there's ten Terminators. Quite frankly, dystopian visions of the future far outweigh any vision of man living harmoniously with machine. Not so in Microsoft's...

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Brikk Announces Diamond Encrusted Apple Watch

The company claims that its augmented versions of the smartwatch “will afford unmatched opulence to an exclusive clientele worldwide.” The standard Apple smartwatch will be disassembled b... ...

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Google shares code to help server software digest HTTP/2

Potentially offering a boost for web server software worldwide, Google has released as open source a framework for HTTP/2, the newly updated standard for transmitting Web pages and Web applications over the Internet.The software, called gRPC, handles...

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Facebook improves tool for suicide prevention

Facebook is adding new features to its site to provide better information and support to people at risk of suicide.Facebook, the world’s largest social network, has become a place for many of its 1.3 billion active users to share deeply personal...

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Facebook reaching out to users who might be suicidal

Facebook began rolling out a set of tools on Wednesday that aim to help prevent suicide. You can now report posts to Facebook that seem to show someone suffering from suicidal thoughts. A third party will review reported posts, then decide whether to...

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Apple Set To Dominate Again In 2015: A Fundamental And Algorithmic Analysis

By I Know First Research. Read more » »Related Stocks: AAPL, IBM, MSFT, LUV, GOOG, MIDZ,...

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Three big questions before the Apple Watch event

Apple is holding a press event on March 9, presumably to show off and start orders for the Apple Watch it introduced back in September. I'm all but certain here on...

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How the new Apple emoji got their skin tones: it's not what you think

Apple rolled out new developer betas for OS X and iOS Monday — which included, amongst other things, the first look at a more diverse set of emoji. The move comes a few months after the Unicode Consortium, the group that governs the emoji...

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Apple Inc. (AAPL), Baidu Inc (ADR) (BIDU): Rob Citrone of Discovery Capital Loves Tech Stocks

Robert Citrone of Discovery Capital Management is a big player in the hedge fund industry. With around $9.71 billion in equities, Discovery holds a diversified portfolio with the largest share invested in tech stocks. The latest 13F filing showed that...

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Google invests $300 million in SolarCity green energy project

Google is putting up $300 million as part of a $750 million SolarCity fund meant to encourage solar energy in homes in the United States. The fund, which was announced on Thursday, covers the cost of solar panel creation and installation so homeowners...

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Facebook's new gender options let you choose anything you want

Facebook is now giving users unlimited possibilities when it comes to gender identity The social network updated its site Thursday with a new custom field in profiles' gender section. The field allows users to type in anything they want. See also:...

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Google may separate Hangouts, Google+ and Photos

Google is looking to further untangle parts of Google+: The company may separate Photos and Hangouts from Google+, according to statements made by Google's product czar Sundar Pichai in an...

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The web version of Apple’s iWork suite exits iCloud beta

Apple moved its web-based versions of its iWork office suite, including Pages, Numbers, and Keynote out of iCloud's beta site and onto iCloud.com on Thursday. The web versions are free,...

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SolarCity Corp To Receive $300 Million Investment From Google Inc

SolarCity announced that Google made a commitment to invest $300 million to its newly created fund that would finance $750 million in residential solar projects. According to SolarCity, the new fund is the biggest of its kind that was created for...

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Paul Krugman Needs a T-Shirt

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