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How Mobile Games Can Make A Difference (and Still Be Profitable)

<i>Oliver Miao is the CEO of Pixelberry Studios.</i><p>Mobile game developers are always looking for ways to build strong relationships with their user bases, and rallying players around important social issues is a great way of doing so.<p>This strategy has already seen great success in the PC and console …

Windows Phone to be fastest growing mobile OS, says IDC

Windows Phone could be the only major mobile OS to see a gain in market share in the next few years.<p>Released Wednesday, IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker forecasts a rise in Windows Phone's global market share from 3.9 percent this year to 7 percent in 2018. That may not seem like a …

Microsoft Could Slash Windows Phone Licensing Fees By Up To 70% To Take On Low-Cost Androids

Microsoft partner and soon to be subsidiary Nokia introduced Android-powered devices at MWC this year in an apparent bid to go after the low end of the market, but there’s more and more reason to believe that experiment won’t continue once MS takes the reins of Nokia’s hardware division. A fresh …

iOS 6 Users Left In The Lurch After Security Flaw Discovered

As has been widely reported, Apple recently discovered a critical bug in its iOS and OS systems. The security flaw made users of its computers and mobile devices vulnerable to attackers that might want to intercept sensitive information sent during banking sessions, email and other communications …

Sketchy Report Claims Apple Will Release 5.6-Inch 'Experimental' Phone Without iPhone Branding

Apple is planning on introducing two new phones this year featuring displays of 4.7 and 5.6 inches, with the former using a traditional Gorilla Glass display and the latter featuring a sapphire screen, according to a new report from Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> [Google Translate] (via <i>Mac Otakara</i>). …

Scientists develop a lie detector for tweets

Scientists are developing a new computer system which will be able to judge between truth and fiction in 140 characters or less<p>Scientists have developed the ultimate lie detector for social media – a system that can tell whether a tweeter is telling the truth.<p>The creators of the system called …

Google to Glassholes: Stop it

It's hard being misunderstood.<p>Sometimes you have to ask yourself: "Is it these desperate ingrates who don't see my genius? Or might it be me?"<p>Why did this thought enter my troubled day? Oh, because Google has just released a guide to help its Explorers behave.<p>In the past, Google has been happy to …

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Worker lauded for inviting teen with autism to help him stock supermarket<p>Good Samaritans join police in dramatic car fire rescue: Video<p>Officer …

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WikiLeaks Now Offers a Google-style Search Engine on its Site

Searching WikiLeaks for documents about a particular topic, event or individual just got a little bit easier. The whistle-blowing site now offers a search engine where you can query its entire database of published documents for a specific phrase or keyword of your choosing.<p>Just like Google, you …

Tidy Organizes Your Smartphone Photos Into Albums With Just A Swipe

A new application called Tidy wants to help you better organize the photos you have stored on your smartphone, by grouping them into albums by time, distance, or even by “shapes,” meaning type of photo – panoramas, squares, screenshots, portrait or landscape, for example.<p>The app doesn’t do the …

Apple and Google 'decline apps with 'Flappy' in title'

Apple and Google are reported to be rejecting new apps with the word 'Flappy' in the title, following a spate of copycat Flappy Bird games<p>Newly made apps looking to capitalise on the removal of Flappy Bird from app stores have been blocked by both Apple and Google.<p>Vancouver- based games developed …

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YouTube Shows Top Tracks and Album Playlists When Searching for Music

While Google is rumored to be working on a YouTube music and video subscription service, it’s already developing its existing site to combat Spotify, Rdio and numerous other music streaming firms.<p>If you head over to the YouTube site and search for a recognized artist, you’ll notice a new section on …

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U.S. Customers Are Hoarding $13.4bn Of Old iPhones

Around half of U.S. consumers are hoarding their old iPhones in cupboards and sock drawers — representing an inventory worth around $13.4 billion in total.<p>According to the annual “Mobile Mountain Study” conducted by research group OnePoll for resale site SellCell.com, this figure is down from the …

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Open source OS Tizen gains 15 more allies; Sprint rejoins the list

In the world of mobile platforms, Tizen's but a new entry that's been through some tough times since its inception. The circle of 36 companies (aptly called the Tizen Association) backing up the open source OS is putting up a good fight, though -- it even just welcomed 15 new members to its number. …

Apple reportedly planning to discontinue iPad 2 production

The iPad 2 was released in March of 2011, and has since managed to maintain a place in Apple’s(s aapl) product lineup through the release of no fewer …

Apple’s 2014 Supplier Responsibility Report Earns Greenpeace Praise On Conflict Materials

Apple has released its annual Supplier Responsibility report, detailing its monitoring of supply partner labor practices, compliance with regulations and Apple’s standards of business, the environmental impact of its product components and more. Apple highlighted its ongoing education investments …

Facebook moves beyond 'male' and 'female' with custom gender options

Facebook today announced that users in the US now have the ability to select a custom gender for their Timeline profile pages. Aside from Male or Female, Facebook now offers "Other," a new setting that lets users choose between ten gender options such as "cisgender," "transgender," and "intersex," …

Zoo threatened for killing giraffe

Denmark zoo says it had to kill the giraffe to avoid inbreeding.<p>BERLIN — A Danish zoo said Monday it is getting hate mail from around the world for having killed a young giraffe to prevent inbreeding, and then feeding it to the zoo's lions.<p>"I've got about 1,500 text messages and e-mails, most of …

New Report Tempers iWatch Expectations, Device May Have 'Simpler' Technological Capabilities

Apple's much-rumored iWatch has been depicted as a standalone device able to function as a typical smart watch and monitor everything from glucose to blood pressure, but a new report from Brian Dolan of <i>MobiHealthNews</i> (via <i>NetworkWorld</i>) suggests that the iWatch's actual functionality may be somewhat …

Barnes & Noble Fired Its Nook Hardware Engineering Staff

The engineers were let go last Thursday, according to our source. This follows Barnes & Noble dismissing the VP of Hardware, Bill Saperstein in January.<p>Barnes & Noble confirmed that it laid people off when we asked. A spokesperson told us:<p>"We've been very clear about our focus on rationalizing the …

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Flappy Bird Developer Says He’s Taking The Hit Game Down Tomorrow

The developer of the popular mobile game Flappy Bird just declared that he’s taking the game down tomorrow.<p>Dong Nguyen, an indie game developer based in Hanoi, Vietnam, tweeted, “I am sorry ‘Flappy Bird’ users, 22 hours from now, I will take ‘Flappy Bird’ down. I cannot take this anymore.” He then …

Taylor Swift, Cara Delevingne And Ed Sheeran Sang "Heartbeats" Together And It Was Just Perfect

An impromptu gig that dreams are made of. New band, please? Please?

Biggest Loser's Bob Harper: 'I Was Stunned' at Rachel Frederickson's Weight Loss

<i>The Biggest Loser</i> trainer Bob Harper admits he was shocked when he saw Rachel Frederickson walk out during Tuesday’s finale and show off her …

Demi Lovato Supports Selena Gomez

Demi Lovato has seemingly offered her support to Selena Gomez, following the latter's recent time in rehab.<p>Gomez's rep confirmed Wednesday (February 5) that the star secretly spent two weeks at the Dawn at the Meadows facility in Arizona last month.<p>Shortly after the news broke, Lovato — who has …

Johnny Depp Commits To Playing Notorious Mobster Whitey Bulger

Johnny Depp, who can be paid $1 million for one week of work and whose very worst movies still make bank overseas, often attaches his name to grown-up projects, then turns around and plays noisy dress-up instead. Depp hasn’t made a movie budgeted under $100 million since 2011’s <i>The Rum Diary</i> (filmed …

Channing Tatum Admits: 'I'm Very Fat And Happy Right Now'

When Channing Tatum breaks out his infamous physique and dance moves, we can all feel the proverbial swoon. But the actor admits he's no longer the buff, toned man he once was.<p>In an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" Thursday (Feb. 6), Tatum laughed when DeGeneres told him, "Since 'Magic …

Justin Bieber May Face Felony Charges Over Egging Incident

Justin Bieber‘s legal troubles continue, as sheriff’s investigators in Los Angeles have presented evidence to prosecutors over accusations that the …

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