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Julie Larson-Green Talks about “Blue” and the Future of Windows

Microsoft’s Julie Larson-Green made a rare public appearance this week to discuss Windows 8.1 “Blue” and her team’s attempts to win over disgruntled …

Huawei's CEO breaks silence, says company not connected to U.S. cyber threats | Reuters

(Reuters) - Ren Zhengfei, founder and CEO of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, defended the Chinese firm’s stand on U.S. cyber-security concerns when he spoke to the media for the first time on Thursday, lifting a veil of secrecy surrounding the elusive executive.<p>Huawei Chief Executive Ren Zhengfei takes …

Glimpses of a World Revealed by Cell-Phone Data - MIT Technology Review

Netflix for iOS gets new post-play features for uninterrupted series-watching

It's just been a few weeks since Netflix for iOS was suited with a novel audio menu and episode selector, but the app has now already reached version 4.1. While this particular release isn't as major as, say, v2.0, some of the post-play features that have rolled out on TV connected devices and PCs …

The Best Bluetooth Headsets

If you want to make hands-free calls while driving or just need your hands for other tasks, you need a solid Bluetooth headset. Here are our …

The 5 Best Alternatives to FaceTime for Android

If you’re not an iPhone owner but still want to get in on the smartphone action that’s totally okay! There are plenty of great Android phones to look …

Oak Outliner: Plain Text Writing Online Just Got More Powerful

There’s plenty of plain text writing apps on the web. If you need a place to bang out some text, there’s plenty of options. There’s even starting to …

libby brings public domain audiobooks to Windows Phone

It's an ambitious project, but one which seems well underway. This Windows Phone client is new and brings all the books recorded so far to your …

T-Mobile USA details Lumia 521 retail pricing, will also support WiFi calling

The Lumia 521 is a T-Mobile specific variant of the Lumia 520, with support for the WCDMA 1700 (Band IV) and 1900 (Band II) frequencies. Other …

Nokia Lumia 928 teaser page shows off Xenon flash and HAAC microphones

Nokia Lumia 928 pictured<p>The updated picture on the Lumia 928 teaser page shows the back of the device for the first time. The most notable feature is …

Google's Timelapse project shows how the Earth has changed over a quarter of a century http://bit.ly/12gyX4p

Burn notice: NASA discovers that fireproof materials ignite in space http://bit.ly/13EtuVg

No parachute required: Google develops skydiving simulator called Map Diving http://bit.ly/194m0LG

YouTube launches paid channels starting at $0.99 per month

As long-rumored, YouTube is launching paid channels in a pilot program starting today. A small number of shows, including <i>Sesame Street</i> and <i>UFC</i>, will begin offering channels that can only be accessed after paying an apparently variable subscription fee, which starts at $0.99 per month. A full list of …

Wix: Come for our site builder, stay for Google Apps

Web site building tool Wix -- 33 million users strong -- teams up with Google to deliver Gmail and other apps to small businesses with a two-click install.<p>The popular Web-site builder Wix has inked a deal with Google to help small business customers install branded Google Apps.<p>Wix, which lets …

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Gigaom | What’s the best price for a self-published ebook? $3.99, Smashwords research suggests

Advertisement<p>One of the biggest decisions that self-published authors have to make is how to price their ebook. What’s the sweet spot? …

Huawei launches first Windows Phone 8 smartphone in U.S.

While Huawei may be de facto barred from selling U.S. telecoms and technology firms its networking gear, the Chinese company is ramping up its …

Microsoft rolls out worldwide full-resolution photo and video SkyDrive backup

Microsoft said on Thursday that the SkyDrive service was being extended to include the rest of the world, but warned it might take several days for …

AT&T launches new prepaid wireless subsidiary: Aio Wireless

We are starting to see more and more wireless choices for people looking to save money and regain control of their wireless provider. AT&T now joins …

Think the cloud isn’t ready for business critical apps? Time to think again.

Many IT managers are afraid to virtualize business-critical applications, but by neglecting the potential for more agility, they may be exposed to …

Korean and US versions of Samsung Galaxy S4 'as different as kimchee and coleslaw': IHS

The Korean version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone contains a powerful eight-core processor, while US users have to make do with a …

McAfee intros new network security platform built on Intel hardware

McAfee's NS-series is actually the antivirus solutions provider’s first IPS hardware platform based on Intel technology.<p><b>McAfee</b> and its parent company</b> …

Mozilla tempts developers with free Firefox OS handset if they build apps for the platform

Mozilla is offering developers the chance of getting a free Firefox OS Geeksphone Keon handset if they build apps for the HTML5-based …

Google unveils 5-year roadmap for strong authentication

Smartphones and smart apps are major factors in access control strategies that plan to ignore whining from end-users<p>Google unveiled on Wednesday a …