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HTC will reportedly produce Google’s 8-inch Nexus tablet

When Google set out to make its first Nexus handset, the company decided to tap HTC, but over four years and several purebred Android devices later the two tech titans have yet to rekindle their partnership. However, things could possibly be changing, according to a report from DigiTimes. At some …

Netflix Is Raising Prices For New Subscribers

The price increase will go into effect later this quarter. It'll cost between $1 and $2 more per month, depending on the country you live in. Netflix subscriptions currently cost $7.99 per month for unlimited streaming.<p>Current subscribers will be able to continue paying $7.99 per month for a …

Televisions

Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet Review: A Skinny and Powerful Android Slate

When Sony unveiled the Xperia Tablet Z, it offered a glimpse of the future for full-size Android tablets. Sleek, light and waterproof, the 10.1-inch slate was a true iPad competitor.<p>Twelve months later, the company is back with its replacement. Although the Xperia Z2 Tablet looks almost identical …

Candy Crush developer admits it can't really own the word 'Candy'

Although King's $7 billion empire is built on the slim foundation of its lone blockbuster, <i>Candy Crush Saga</i>, many thought its efforts to trademark "Saga" and "Candy" were a bit over-the-top. It now turns out the company isn't trying to crush <i>every</i> game maker that uses these words, and instead is …

Cyborg video glasses show emotion so you don't have to

Emotional labor is a kind of work we often don't recognize as work: the need to appear friendly, deferential, or attentive at a job. Fast food restaurant Pret a Manger is famous (or infamous) for holding its employees to exacting friendliness standards, and emotional labor's overall importance is …

Someone made real Spider-Man web shooters and they’re amazing (video)

The Internet age has brought us many treasures, including a non-lethal version of Thor’s hammer, a non-functional suit of Iron Man armor, and even the beginnings of a full-scale Millennium Falcon of <i>Star Wars</i> fame.<p>So, it’s about time someone made Marvel Comics’ signature character Spider-Man’s web …

10 hidden Galaxy S5 features, according to Samsung

The Galaxy S5 has been on the market for a week now, and with dozens of reviews and hands-on posts hitting the web, fans of the device probably already know about its main features.<p>But Samsung reckons there are some hidden features on the Galaxy S5 that you might not be aware of, and helpfully …

Apps

On the hunt for Google's Easter eggs

Here is a roundup of Google's jokes and hoaxes currently on the loose. Did you miss the Tardis?<p>Google is renowned for creating Easter eggs, which in the tech world mean coding or features on the Web that either shouldn't be there or that you don't expect to find.<p>Our colleagues at ZDNet gathered up …

Google Play

Soon you’ll be able to drive in and out of a paid parking garage without paying

In Barney Pell’s world, coming in and out of a parking garage is a completely seamless experience. Paying is done effortlessly on a mobile device, the garage magically identifies cars and bills their owners’ cards, and you barely have to spend time thinking about parking.<p>This magical world is …

The dream office of the future: No email!

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Startups

Analysts predict decline in iPad sales

The average analyst estimate puts Apple's iPad sales at 19.3 million units, down 0.7 percent compared with the same period last year.<p>Here's something you don't hear often: Apple's year-over-year iPad sales may have dipped during the first three months of 2014, according to analysts.<p>A bevy of …

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Search

The online-dating business is still a small industry — tiny, by most standards. But the news this week that Zoosk, one of the bigger companies in the space, plans to go public might be yet another sign that this is an industry set to soar.<p>An IBISWorld report from September 2013, the most recent …

Project Ara: our best look yet at Google's new modular smartphone

This week in Mountain View, Google held its first-ever developer conference for Project Ara. Developed by a small team within the company called ATAP staffed with ex-DARPA engineers and some of the brightest minds at Google, Ara is a mission to make a modular smartphone. It'd be the last phone you …

Wikipedia Use Could Give Insights To The Flu Season

By Agata Blaszczak-Boxe, Staff Writer<p>Published: 04/17/2014 05:50 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>By monitoring the number of times people look for flu information on Wikipedia, researchers may be better able to estimate the severity of a flu season, according to a new study.<p>Researchers created a new …

Samsung's Milk Music will soon cost $4 per month to listen ad-free

You know what they say about all good things in life. Samsung has been offering an ad-free version of its Milk Music service for no charge since launch, but the company has posted a new infographic revealing that Americans will soon have to pay $4 per month for a Premium tier to escape marketers. …

LinkedIn Hits 300 Million Users

LinkedIn announced this morning that the company now has 300 million registered users worldwide, over half of which come from outside the U.S. Stateside, the site has 100 million members, its says. LinkedIn revealed these and other figures via a company blog post, in addition to laying out its …

HTC taps ex-Samsung exec for marketing muscle

Paul Golden, the former head of marketing for Samsung's mobile division, will serve as an adviser to HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang.<p>HTC is looking for a little of that Samsung Electronics marketing magic.<p>The Taiwanese smartphone maker has hired Paul Golden, the former head of marketing for Samsung's US …

Mobile

Microsoft Xbox One Sales Top 5 Million

One day after Sony posted sales of 7 million for the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has released numbers for its Xbox One console: 5 million in sales.<p>The …

Facebook's Paper App Gets New Legs to Stand On Its Own

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Paper, Facebook's highly-lauded, but little-used "story" app, got a small update on Friday that …

Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.<p>With its brand-new Nearby Friends feature, Facebook is collecting a log of your travels so that it can one day pass …

Selling

Preact raises $4.6M, launches ‘customer success’ service

Preact really wants you to be successful.<p>The San Francisco cloud-based software startup raised $4.6 million today in an Series A round that Trinity Ventures led. In tandem with the hefty windfall of venture cash, the company also released it’s new software platform that it said uses “leading-edge …

Samsung running out of time against Apple in court

With a little more than a week to go in the month-long patent trial between Apple and Samsung, time is running out quickly. Both sides get 25 hours each to call up, and cross-examine one another's witnesses — and Samsung's running low. By the end of the day the company had a little under four hours …

How to reduce the number of ads in Gmail

You can’t stop Google from scanning your inbox or serving you ads, but you can opt out of receiving personalized ads in Gmail. And you can eliminate one prominent ad banner altogether.<p>Google updated its terms of service this week to clarify the manner in which software automatically scans and …

AdWords

These Headphones are Made Just for Women

We love just about any brand that takes the time to think about what we, as women, really want and need. What will make our lives easier? Better? More fun? And of course, more fashionable? The team over at Skullcandy has been doing just that, and this week released a range of headphones exclusively …

Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts house raid

Police trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria's mayor have raided a home and seized computers.<p>Three people at the home were taken for questioning, as were two others who were met by police at their workplaces.<p>The (Peoria) Journal Star reports that the …

Android nabs 53% of US smartphone activations in Q1

Apple's iOS came in second place with 42 percent of activations during the first quarter.<p>Google's Android platform took the top spot for smartphone activations in the US last quarter, according to new data from research firm Consumer Intelligence Research Partners.<p>Android was the leading smartphone …

Mobile

More than 20,000 major sites remain vulnerable to Heartbleed

While many of the top websites in the world have protected themselves from the Heartbleed security vulnerability, plenty of them still need work — as do several pieces of software from data center technology giant VMware.<p>Information-security company Sucuri inspected the 1 million Alexa-ranked most …

Beats Music update lets you subscribe from inside the iOS app

Odds are that you weren't riveted by Beats Music when it first arrived, but the streaming service has just delivered a pair of big updates that may give you a good excuse to tune in. For the iOS app, the biggest improvement is visible when you're signing up -- you can now subscribe from within the …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive images this week from science, tech and health, including a blood red Moon in Brazil and the latest thing in camel racing – robot jockeys.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Volcanic plumes and home-made tanks<p>Foggy landings and robot tackles<p>Space suit test and peeking penguins<p>Ocean secrets and the …

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