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HTC all smiles as Desire 816 pre-orders in China top 450,000 in first three days

HTC Corp. in Taiwan has a couple big reasons to smile today. Thanks to the three day pre-order tally for their new Desire 816 mid-range smartphone, HTC’s stock price experienced an increase like they’ve not seen in a while.<p>The HTC Desire 816 was announced last month. We took it for a spin at MWC …

Apple Gets Final Approval for New Flagship Store in San Francisco

San Francisco has given Apple the final stamp of approval for the construction of a new flagship retail store in the city's Union Square, <i>Re/code</i> …

Mt. Gox and its founder are being attacked by the law and the lawless alike

Mark Karpeles, the chief executive of defunct bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is being pursued online by an angry mob of not exactly law-abiding bitcoin users, who have hacked his personal blog and Reddit account, and posted his home address and other confidential data in a spreadsheet peppered with …

Apple drops its 30 day return policy on iPhones down to 14 days

In the recent past, customers who purchased an iPhone directly from the Apple Online Store and in Apple Retail Stores have had 30 days to return the device for any reason. The only stipulation was that it had to be undamaged and include all of the original accessories. According to an internal …

Google buys an Android gaming platform, possibly with a set-top box in mind

Green Throttle Games was late to the Android gaming platform party, and paid the price for it -- the company effectively wound down at the end of 2013. However, its efforts may not have been in vain. Google has confirmed to <i>PandoDaily</i> that it has acquired key portions of Green Throttle's business, …

Cash Abroad Rises $206 Billion as Apple to IBM Avoid Tax

The largest U.S.-based companies added $206 billion to their stockpiles of offshore profits last year, parking earnings in low-tax countries until Congress gives them a reason not to.<p>Read more on Bloomberg

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FORTUNE — You could be forgiven for having forgotten that Google (GOOG) has its own desktop operating system, launched back in 2009. Championing a vision of a future where all data and applications live in the cloud, Chrome OS has struggled to make a dent: It accounts for only 1% of the PC market …

Microsoft reportedly releasing Mac version of OneNote this month for free

According to a report form The Verge, Microsoft is about to for the first time ever release a new OneNote app for Mac users. The popular note taking and productivity app was for most of its 10 year life available to only Windows users and only in recent years became available for iOS and Android …

Debunk: Job listing doesn’t indicate Apple TV getting a camera

A claim that “Apple job listings suggest cameras coming to Apple TV” and that this is “hinting at motion controls” appears to be reading way too much into some standard wording used many times by Apple in the past.<p>The Apple TV is one of the few products in Apple’s lineup that doesn’t include an …

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 review: great screen, disappointing battery life

We often tease Samsung about the seemingly arbitrary way it divvies up its tablet offerings -- not content with round numbers, it's released tablets that are 10.1 inches wide instead of 10, 8.9 instead of 9, 7.7 instead of 8, and so on. And so too is the case with the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, …

iOS 7.1 Adoption Reaches 12% In Under 48 Hours, Ad Network Reports

iOS 7.1 has already made its way onto as many as 12 percent of active consumer devices capable of running it, according to online ad network Chitika. The firm found that web traffic hitting its network went from 5.9 percent after 24 hours, to 12 percent after 45 hours, which is roughly on par with …

Apple might create a standalone iTunes Radio app for iOS 8

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>iTunes Radio already accounts for a considerable amount of streaming music since its debut in September, but Apple(s aapl) is …

Why the tech world cares about a pharmaceutical lawsuit

Tech giants such as Apple and Google are paying close attention to big pharma, and not because they’re moving into drug development. The legal battle between two pharmaceutical companies could have implications for the tech world.<p>The case<p>In 2006 Asahi Kasei Pharma, a Japanese company, made a …

New Detector Lets People 'See' Radiation

Available now for all of your nuclear fallout needs<p>Radiation detectors can be expensive and cumbersome. Here's one alternative, now on the market: Polaris-H, a University of Michigan project that offers handheld gamma-ray vision.<p>To use the camera, someone looking for radiation sets it down in a …

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