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Znaps adds a magnetic charging port to any smartphone

Apple may not be our favorite company here at Android Authority, but we gotta give it to them for coming up with the MagSafe charger; it’s about the most convenient and safe charging technology we have seen. In fact, we wonder why they haven’t applied a similar concept to their mobile devices. …

Gear & Gadgets

French luxury group LVMH to create an Apple Watch competitor

It looks like there's going to be a fancy watch fight.<p>With a $10,000 smartwatch on offer, Apple made itself a luxury goods competitor when it …

Richard Howarth and Alan Dye get all the credit for Apple’s iconic brand

Adweek has released its Creative 100 list, honoring the people it views as the “current masters of the creative idea” across advertising, branded content, technology, products, and pop culture.<p>While it’s no surprise that Apple would make such a list, what is interesting is that none of the usual …

Jony Ive

Apple reportedly hires sleep expert for iWatch team

Apple(s aapl) has reportedly hired an expert on sleep research for its rumored iWatch project, according to 9to5Mac. Roy J.E.M Raymann, from Philips …

Sky's Now TV beta lets you stream shows on most Android devices

Android-toting TV viewers in the UK won't have to worry about what hardware they use to catch up on their favorite shows. Sky has just launched a new Now TV beta that runs on most devices using Android 4.0 or higher, including tablets like the Nexus 7. It also introduces support for the £5 …

Easy Social Shop Nabs $1.1M To Help Online Merchants Integrate With Facebook

Easy Social Shop, which lets online sellers integrate existing shops with their Facebook pages, announced today that it has raised $1.1 million from lool Ventures. This brings the Tel Aviv-based startup’s total funding so far to about $2 million. Entrée Capital was an initial investor in the …

Panasonic reverses its fortunes amid electric vehicle boom

Not every struggling company story has to have a depressing ending. Though its troubles are far from over yet, Panasonic has just announced 73.7 billion yen ($730 million) in net earnings for Q3. That's up 20 percent over last year, a disastrous period that saw nearly $10 billion in full-year …

Graphene: the next big thing in mobile displays?

Display technology is moving at a very fast pace these days. Smartphone display resolutions are already surpassing that of most television sets, and manufacturers are working hard on flexible display technology, which doesn’t appear to be too far away. But display technology isn’t all about …

Graphene

Netflix's sales are now basically on par with HBO's

Time Warner released numbers for HBO today for the first time, revealing that the network generated $1.3 billion in revenue in the last quarter of 2013, and $4.9 billion for the whole year. Those are the numbers of a very healthy business, and that's why Time Warner decided to publish them, citing …

And Just Like That, Facebook Became the Most Important Entity in Web Journalism

In one chart!<p>The graph above tells maybe the most interesting—and definitely the most surprising—story of the past year of digital media.<p>It shows two years of referrals from Facebook and Google to the Buzzfeed Partner Network, a collection of websites (including this one!) that share their traffic …

Four big questions for Twitter ahead of its first quarterly earnings report

Twitter is scheduled to reveal its first quarterly earnings report as a public company after the close of trading today. The expectation is that Twitter lost $0.02 per share in the fourth quarter of last year on revenue of $218 million. Even more attention will be paid to the number of monthly …

Social Media

Verizon denies throttling Netflix traffic after net neutrality ruling

A suggestion by a Texas engineer that Verizon may be throttling some internet services following last month's net neutrality ruling has quickly been denied by the company. In a post earlier today, iScan Online engineer David Raphael noted that he discovered issues with performance on his Verizon …

Telecast Pivots To Give YouTube Superfans A Better Viewing Experience

Pivot! Pivot! Pivot!<p>Telecast, the video curation service born out of betaworks, has today pivoted into a fan-centric video service that gives hardcore YouTube viewers a way to connect with their favorite creators.<p>According to founder Matt Hackett, who was one of the first engineers at Tumblr, …

Adblock Plus Reveals Numbers Behind Ad Whitelisting Program For The First Time

There was a bit of a user uproar when it came to light that browser advertising blocking service Adblock Plus was actually providing some advertisers, like Google, the opportunity to show some ads despite installation of its software through a whitelist program. It seemed like a straight-up …

Netflix iOS Bug That Breaks Output Via Apple HDMI AV Adapters Will Be Fixed

The latest Neftlix update for iOS 7 finally added full AirPlay support to the app, something that many probably assumed it already had. But it also appears to have broken the feature, which allowed it to connect directly to TVs with Apple’s HDMI AV adapter.<p>Some users have been crying foul about the …

Sparkcentral Picks Up $4.5 Million To Build Its Vision Of Social Customer Service

TwitSpark announced today that it has raised a $4.5 million Series A round of funding and changed its name to Sparkcentral. The company’s vision is the integration of social customer service into the mass-scale call centers that large corporations staff with phones, people who answer phones, and …

HBO brings its brand of 'not TV' to Google Play for a la carte purchase

If you're not an HBO subscriber and you don't know someone who's willing to give you their HBO Go login credentials, then you're pretty much locked out of the pay cabler's walled original content garden. But as of today, HBO's granting access to seven of its most popular series via Google Play. …

IT Spending to Reach $3.8 Trillion Next Year, as Billions of Things Get Connected

When you start adding up all the IT budgets of every company and government agency, you start talking about, as they say, real money.<p>Here’s the …

Internet of Things