Niels W

12 Added | 1 Magazine | 2 Following | @citroenfris | Keep up with Niels W on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Niels W”

Android News

Beyond Android: Samsung may show first Tizen smartphone at MWC 2014

Thanks to Android, Samsung is at the top of the mobile industry, controlling vast swaths of the global market and raking in billions in profits every quarter. But lucrative as it may be, the dependence on Android is worrying Samsung’s leaders, who’ve long ago realized that controlling software, not …

Mobile

Bug alert: emoji abuse can make the new Hangouts app temporarily unusable

Google’s Hangouts app for Android received a nice update in the days ahead of the KitKat launch, that brought the feature that we’ve all been clamoring for so long – SMS integration. But it looks like a curious little bug found its way in along the good stuff, one that could render the app at least …

Apps

Google Maps real-time incident reports rolling out to 46 new countries

Back in June, Google officially purchased Waze for $1 billion, in a move that would bring real-time traffic incident data over to Google Maps just a couple of months later.<p>While the initial rollout was impressively quick, it was also limited to Android and iOS users in just thirteen countries: …

Android News

comScore: Despite initial Apple Maps blunders, Google apparently lost the Maps battle on the iPhone

A new comScore report estimates that Google may have lost the Maps battle on the iPhone, despite Apple’s initial problems with its own mapping software solution (see one such example pictured above).<p>Google has reportedly lost as many as 23 million Google Maps users on iOS devices since April 2013, …

Maps

Thibaut Courtois Reportedly Delays Chelsea Talks to Offer Barcelona Hope

Thibaut Courtois will not entertain the idea of signing a new Chelsea contract until after the World Cup, according to reports.<p>The Belgian stopper—who is currently playing through his third loan season with Atletico Madrid—will give Jose Mourinho until July to decide whether he is ready to oust …

Soccer

Premier League drops copyright infringement case against YouTube

• Premier League launched case against website in 2007 • New York judge ruled action was 'unrealistic' in May<p>Following a six-and-a-half-year crusade, the Premier League has walked away from its long-running legal battle over copyright infringement with the Google-owned video-sharing website YouTube.<p>…

Users outraged over Youtube’s switch to Google+ “real names” policy

Advertisement<p>76 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Jennifer Moo<p><i>This post has been updated to greater emphasize resistance of new comments by popular Youtube</i> …

What Today's Online Sharing Companies Can Learn From Napster

<i>This week on-air and online, the tech team is</i> exploring the sharing economy<i>. You'll find the stories on this blog and</i> aggregated at this link, <i>and we would love to hear your questions about the topic. Just</i> email, <i>leave a comment or</i> tweet.<p>Perhaps no company showed how the Internet could turn sharing …

Google Maps left out in the cold as most iPhone users stick with Apple Maps

Apple Maps may not have had the best of starts, but data from ComScore shows that most iPhone users have stuck with the app rather than reinstalling Google Maps. Google Maps lost 23M iPhone users in the US alone in the last year, with similar numbers expected elsewhere.<p>The figures show that in …

Premier League title race is building up to be one of the most thrilling in history

Fewer than 80 points may be required to win the Premier League this season and Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger suggests the surprise results so far simply shows how much the quality has gone up<p>For those <b>Manchester City</b>, <b>Tottenham Hotspur</b>, <b>Chelsea</b>, or even <b>Arsenal</b> supporters, preparing to rip up betting …