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Microsoft’s Latest Windows Phone Update Sees Paced Uptake

This weekend AdDuplex, an advertising platform for Windows applications, announced that according to its tracked data, Windows Phone Update 3 is now installed on 15 percent of Windows Phone 8 handsets.<p>Microsoft tore the wrapping off of Update 3 — also known as GDR3 — in October, detailing to the …

By this time next year, you could be 3D printing custom comfortable inserts for your shoes

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Sols<p>For nearly a year and a half, Kegan Schouwenburg ran the enormous Shapeways factory in Queens, New York. Her …

Google and Samsung agree to license each other's patents for 10 years

It's no secret that Google and Samsung need each other given that Samsung dominates Android device sales. It only makes sense, then, that the two companies have just struck a deal to license each other's patents for the next 10 years. In addition to accelerating product research, the agreement …

The best apps to make and save you money

Install the best money apps on your smartphones and tablets - here is Telegraph Money's pick of the bunch<p>If you are one of the millions who use a smartphone or tablet – perhaps one recently opened for Christmas – there is a good chance you have already downloaded several apps to make your life a …

The Hidden Danger for Republicans Lurking in the Budget Deal

Con­gress ap­proved its first reg­u­lar spend­ing bill in years this past week, in a move hailed by many as a re­turn to fisc­al san­ity. But there’s …

Affordable Care Act

John Kerry works hard to broker an Israeli-Palestinian deal in the shadow of Sharon

US secretary of state struggling to overcome leaders' reluctance to alienate their parties<p>John Kerry, the US secretary of state, is engaged in intense efforts this weekend to coax reluctant Israeli and Palestinian leaders towards an agreement to end their decades-old conflict.<p>He is shuttling …

5 things to expect in social in 2014

Less will be the new more in a year that will be defined by single-purpose social apps for each of your singular desires.<p>"It's shocking how fast [an app] can come out of left field and have a base of 20 million, 30 million very active users." -- Peter Pham, partner, Science

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Twitter in 2013

It’s been quite a year for Twitter. Out of the most recognizable companies on the Internet, it has arguably undergone the most significant transformation over the past 12 months. From ringing the bell of the NYSE, to making its biggest acquisition, revealing user numbers and other previously …

Snapchat User Name and Phone Numbers Allegedly Leaked Affecting 4.6M

If you’re a Snapchat user, then you might be interested to know that someone <i>may</i> have found a way to save the usernames and phone numbers for 4.6 million accounts. The website SnapchatDB.info allows anyone to simply grab either as a SQL dump or a CSV text file information that the creators claim was …

Republicans’ Unemployment Shame

Emergency benefits have just expired for some 1.3 million jobless Americans, putting a huge dent in our economy. Why can’t the GOP do the right thing?<p>…

Facebook Isn’t Cool With Teens, But That’s Totally NBD

Yet another study—this one based on ethnographic, not statistical, research—claims that teens are leaving Facebook in droves. But where Facebook is going, it might not need them.<p>Thanks, Mom And Dad<p>As part of a recent European Union-funded study, social-science researchers spent time with 16-to-18 …