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FlixMaster brings interactive videos to the iPhone and Android

FlixMaster’s platform for editing and publishing interactive videos is going mobile.<p>Today, the company announced that it’s bringing its technology to the iPhone, iPad, and Android — and it’s already scored some major deals with Maybelline and Philips. FlixMaster’s video platform doesn’t require …

Gigaom | Apple is guilty in the ebook case. For consumers, not much changes; for Apple, a lot could

Advertisement<p>The decision could have taken months, but U.S. District Judge Denise Cote took only a couple of weeks to rule that Apple (s AAPL) was …

LG unveils world's thinnest Full HD LCD smartphone panel

As companies search for ways to make mobile devices ever-sleeker and lighter, LG Display announced Wednesday that it is coming out with what it claims to be the "world's slimmest full HD LCD panel for smartphones."<p>The panel is 5.2 inches long and only 2.2 mm thick. LG says that it is the narrowest …

Gear & Gadgets

Google reportedly prepared to spend $500M marketing Moto X

Google is apparently going all in to support the Moto X, the first flagship handset released by Motorola Mobility since being acquired by the Web giant a year ago.<p>Google is expected to allow the unit to spend up to $500 million marketing the highly anticipated smartphone in the U.S. and overseas, …

Mobile

Lenovo Is Once Again King of Shrinking PC Market

China’s Lenovo has, for the second time in recent memory, clobbered Hewlett-Packard for the title of world’s leading PC vendor, according to the …

Apple played 'central role' in ebook price-fixing conspiracy, says federal judge

Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise ebook prices, in one of the biggest anti-trust lawsuits ever brought by US …

Asiana pilot says he was blinded by light prior to crash

Federal crash investigators revealed Wednesday that the pilot flying Asiana Airlines Flight 214 told them that he was temporarily blinded by a bright light when 500 feet above the ground.<p>Deborah Hersman, chairwoman of the National Transportation Safety Board, said it wasn't clear what could have …

Increased gas prices? Don't blame unrest in Egypt

You may soon find yourself paying a dime more for a gallon of gas, which you may blame on unrest in Egypt.<p>You’d be only partly right. Another culprit, believe it or not, is how successful the energy business has been recently in the U.S.<p>Inventories of domestic crude oil have plunged in recent …

Oil

Radioactive leak reaching Pacific, says Japan

Japan's nuclear regulator says it believes radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima power station is leaking into the Pacific, and urged operators to act to prevent further contamination.<p>Shunichi Tanaka, head of the new Nuclear Regulation Authority, said on Wednesday that he believed …

Pols try to build student-loan deal

Key players from both sides of the Senate’s student loan debate sat down Wednesday night to hammer out what they hope is a proposal that can finally pass the Senate.<p>The meeting took place just hours after a failed procedural vote Wednesday on a bill that would have extended subsidized student loan …

S.F. plane crash pilot says he was briefly blinded

Investigation: He cites flash of light shortly before crash<p>The Asiana Airlines pilot who was flying the jetliner that crashed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday told investigators that a flash of light temporarily blinded him 34 seconds before impact, federal investigators said …