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#ChicEats: 10 Bucket List Restaurants Around the World

Our weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. From Stockholm to New York City, add these picks to your global itinerary.<p>Whether hyped by documentaries or highly regarded because of unmatchable views, some restaurants are worth planning an entire trip around—if you're lucky enough to …

Alice In Wonderland

Mary Meeker's future of technology: drone shipments, vertical video

The tech world only stops to gawk for a few choice events: Apple product launches, Marc Andreessen tweetstorms and Mary Meeker's slide …

Podcast: Flash Zero Days, Ghost Linux Bug, Anthem Breach

It’s the beginning of February and we’ve already seen three Adobe Flash zero days, an Internet wide-vulnerability in Linux and our first massive data …

Linux

Samsung Galaxy S4 super-sensitive touchscreen demonstration

QuickRadar debate - Best smartphone in the world today

Facebook Home: The Winners And Losers

If Facebook Home flies — and that’s a pretty big if — Zuckerberg’s freshly announced landgrab for Android owners’ eyeballs, is going to create a lot of losers. The big winner of course will be <b>Facebook</b> itself, as users who chose to install this alternative Facebook reality on their phone are …

Dell takeover battle set to generate $400m fees bonanza for banks

The $24.4bn (£16bn) takeover battle for Dell is set to hand Wall Street firms their biggest advisory payday in at least three years by generating …

Watch this: Google explains how to create Glass experiences

Google is taking the mystery out of writing services for Glass. Today, the company posted its SXSW presentation on the topic (video below), in which senior developer advocate Timothy Jordan walks us through a high-level overview of the Mirror API, the interface that developers will use to get their …

Apple and T-Mobile open iPhone 5 pre-orders, shipping April 12th

Apple and T-Mobile today opened pre-orders for the iPhone 5, a week ahead of the smartphone's official April 12th release. T-Mobile, the fourth largest carrier in the US, becomes the last of the big four operators to offer the iPhone, following behind AT&T, Verizon Wireless, and Sprint.<p>Last week, …

Facebook Home and HTC First Hands-on

It’s the Facebook phone… but it’s every phone. Facebook Home is here, and it wants to take control of your Android experience, a new software suite …

Facebook Home revamps any Android phone to make it about 'people, not apps'

Facebook's throwing its hat in the Android ring in a big, big way. Today at an event at the company's campus in California, Mark Zuckerberg announced Facebook Home, a deep software integration with Android that puts Facebook services front and center. Zuckerberg left the HTC First announcement to …

EE nabs HTC first exclusive in UK

The Facebook Phone will be coming to the UK with EE exclusively, this being the first time that EE has had an exclusive of such magnitude with the …

CNET News - HTC is 'First' with new Facebook phone

Facebook Fires Bazooka Against Google, Apple, Microsoft and BlackBerry

It does not yet seem to be well understood, but Facebook has just launched a bazooka against Google, Apple, Microsoft, and BlackBerry.<p>Present-day phones are built around apps. Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, asked the right question, “Should the phones be designed around people and not apps?” His …

HTC And Facebook Confirm They Modified Android To Optimize The “First” Phone For Home

While Facebook’s press event focused on the “Home” app that runs on unforked Androids, HTC and Facebook have confirmed to me they modified Android to give the HTC First phone features not available in the downloadable Home app. This lets the First pipe in email and calendar notifications to its …

CNET News - Facebook reveals 'Chat Heads' messaging

Facebook Home run-down: everything you need to know

Facebook announced and showed off its new Facebook Home start screen/home screen feature for Android devices today, and there was a lot of new stuff …

Social Media

The Buffy Story: Facebook’s Long Road Home to an Android Phone

No, Facebook has not built its own smartphone. It’s done something potentially more disruptive: The company has developed software designed to let …

Facebook Home will have ads (just not at first)

This week the Android user experience known as Facebook Home has been revealed, and with it, whispers of advertisements served to you front and …

Mark Zuckerberg Has A Really Good Explanation For Why Facebook Will Never Make A Phone

It boils down to this: Not including iPhones, even the most popular smartphones only sell about 10 to 20 million units.<p>Meanwhile, Facebook has more than 1 billion active users. Why only give a tiny percentage of those users the best Facebook mobile experience?<p>Or as Zuckerberg told Steven Levy of …

Social Media

Is Facebook Home Facebook's Answer to Facebook Fatigue?

For a while now, Facebook users have been saying they’ve had just about enough. They’re saying it with their words, telling Pew researchers they plan to spend less time interacting with the service this year, and they’re backing it up with their actions, cutting down by an average of 30 minutes a …

Facebook ‘Home’ Will Be Great for Ad Data, but Bad for Brand and Media Apps

Weaker app presence for brands, and stronger data for Facebook. Those are two key reactions to Facebook's home screen replacer "Facebook Home," which …

Apps

Some Quick Privacy Thoughts On Facebook's 'Not-A-Phone-But-More-Than-An-App' Home

Facebook released a mobile thing today. It’s not a Facebook phone. But it’s more than an app. It’s like a digital skin that you slide your phone into so that it’s covered in sticky Facebook goodness. It’s a thing that you will be able to get pre-installed on some Android phones or download from …

The Facebook Phone Is Smarter Than You Think

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's really easy to want to hate a phone that is all Facebook all the time, especially when it gives …

Facebook Home Boots Google Search Off The Homescreen On Most Android Phones

Shortly after this morning’s Facebook Home announcement, I had the opportunity to chat with Tom Allison, Facebook’s Engineering Manager for Android. We discussed his favorite parts of Home, how much they had to change the underlying OS (read: not much), and the biggest challenges they faced during …