Arindam Mukherjee

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Evan Blass explains why his @evleaks Twitter account will stop reporting phone scoops

Sunday is the quietest news day of the week for the tech industry, but Evan Blass — the man behind @evleaks, a Twitter account that regularly breaks news of upcoming phones and announcements — picked today to announce his “retirement” from reporting phone scoops.<p>That’s great news for Samsung, HTC, …

Thailand Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Thailand (including Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha, Phuket, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

The Week in Review: Gadgets and Gizmos A-Plenty

Inside Flipboard / January 10, 2014<p>The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which just completed its 2014 run in Las Vegas, was full of gadgets—some …

Gear & Gadgets

President Obama pledges he 'will continue to support' net neutrality

During his latest Google+ Hangouts session today, President Obama provided his most direct response yet to the recent court ruling that dealt a major blow to net neutrality. On the topic of net neutrality itself, Obama said, "It’s something that I’ve cared deeply about ever since I ran for office. …

Jobs Biographer Walter Isaacson: 'Execution is What Really Matters,' Apple is the Best

Earlier this month, Walter Isaacson, the man who wrote the best-selling biography of Steve Jobs, garnered some attention when he told a CNBC interviewer that the "greatest innovation today" was coming from Google, not Apple.<p>Yesterday, Isaacson did an interview with <i>Bloomberg TV</i>, where he clarified …

Twitter acquires over 900 patents from IBM after infringement dispute

Like many other tech companies, Twitter has decided to buy some of IBM’s patents rather than go to court.<p>Just days before Twitter’s IPO last November, IBM claimed that Twitter was infringing on three of its patents. And while it sounded like Twitter was gearing up to defend itself, IBM announced …

How to win followers and thinkfluence people

For many, Twitter has become a useful tool for increasing the scope and impact of their work. For others, it can be something of a mystery, with users feeling clueless as to how they might transition from one of the followers to one of the followed. Here are tips on how to maximize your Twitter …

Bitcoin's Legality Around The World

Last November, the U.S. Senate dove head-first into the world of Bitcoin, prompted by Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Tom Carper, a Democratic senator from Delaware who has become very interested in the digital coin. Representatives from law enforcement and financial agencies …

How to Analyze and Leverage Google’s Guest Blogging Warning

So considering the fact that Google’s Web spam team is working ‘round the clock to be able to identify and penalize unnatural link building methods, and that their leader has just declared war against low-quality guest blogging – it doesn’t take a genius to know what the nearest Google penalty is …

Why 2014 will be Apple’s year of big reveals

2013 was a very Apple-y year, in that incremental improvements were pretty much all Apple rolled out. This kind of refinement and polish is one of the things the company does best. It’s easy to forget, for example, that Steve Jobs once unveiled a version of the Mac OS in which the only major …

Tim Cook

Iris Scanning: The Newest Addition to Apple's Biometric Roadmap?

Over the course of the last several years, Apple has begun to take an intense interest in biometrics as a way to improve the security and accessibility of its devices. Apple purchased sensor company AuthenTec in 2012 and quickly incorporated its fingerprint-sensing technology into the Touch ID …

Apple Is Working On Two Larger iPhones, Per WSJ

History really does repeat itself.<p>Just like previous rumor seasons, Apple is reported to release two phones later this year. Except this time around, they will have larger screen.<p>Citing people familiar with the matter, the WSJ reports that one iPhone model will sport a 4.5-inch display, and the …

Report: New Apple TV box coming soon

Apple(s aapl) might be getting ready to launch a successor to the Apple TV. According to 9to5Mac, the company is already testing its latest set-top …

Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …

Analyst Skeptical About Imminent Launch for 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro'

A rumored 12.9-inch iPad may still have significant development time left, according to an analyst at IHS, a supply chain research firm. According to <i>CNET</i>, IHS analyst Rhoda Alexander said there were a number of different larger panels, that could be potentially for a larger iPad, floating around …

iWatch + iOS 8: Apple sets out to redefine mobile health, fitness tracking

Apple has its sights set on another industry ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness world. Apple currently plans to release a new version of the iPhone operating system this year with health and fitness tracking integration as its headline feature, according to sources briefed on …

Apple awarded patent for ejectable component assembly - (Feb 01) | MacNN

Now AAPL Stock: The symbol you provided (<b>"AAPL"</b>) doesn't appear to be registered<p>Cirrus creates Lightning-headphone dev kit<p>Apple supplier Cirrus Logic …

A Spectacular iPen Patent from Apple Surfaces in Europe

As we noted earlier this week, the late Steve Jobs wasn't a big fan of the "dumb stylus" of yesteryear that was basically a tiny plastic stick – and …

The best 18 Apple commercials of all time

Must-see TV<p>Sunday is Super Bowl Sunday, and any discussion about Super Bowl commercials always leads to Apple—specifically, Apple’s minute-long …

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

Could Google Maps Help End Poverty?

Last year in the Indian city of Chennai, more than half a million people suddenly appeared from out of nowhere. These men, women and children weren’t rural migrants who had just moved to the city. Neither were they incomers from somewhere else in the world. They were slum dwellers who had lived in …

Inside the Angsty, Affirming World of Whisper

At my high school, most real online communication happened between private blogs. Between classes, my friends and I set up password-protected …

Scentee's smelly smartphone notifications are now available worldwide

If you were crestfallen when you heard that Scentee's fragrance-emitting smartphone add-on would be hard to get outside of Japan, you can relax -- it's now available worldwide through the company's site. The perfume plug-in sells for $35 by itself (plus a whopping $30 in shipping), while scent …

Web video’s new middlemen: here’s what’s wrong with consumer electronics

Online video was supposed to free us of the middlemen, and offer us access to all kinds of content without the interference of pay TV providers and …