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Apple Reported to Announce Next iPhone on September 10

Speculation about the next iPhone -- presumably called the iPhone 5S -- have been mounting over the last few months, and now, a launch date may be at …

Introducing Instagram Web Embeds

Today, we’re excited to introduce web embedding for Instagram content and bring you an easy way to add Instagram photos and videos to the stories you want to tell.<p>Now, when you visit an Instagram photo or video page on your desktop web browser, you’ll see a new share button on the right side of your photo (just under the comments button). Click the button to see the embed code. Copy the block of text it gives you and paste it into your blog, website or article. When you hit publish, the photo …

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Facebook Announces Searchable Hashtags, Promises More Features For Following Public Conversations

Facebook just announced that it is indeed launching ability to follow conversations via hashtags, as was reported in March.<p>To be clear, there was nothing stopping you from including hashtags in your Facebook content before — it’s just that they didn’t have any real functionality. In its blog post …

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These two charts make the case for iPads in every classroom

Over the last few weeks, my startup conducted pilots of our adaptive math iPad app in 12 different classrooms across the country. Many of our hypotheses were confirmed and many were unraveled, but no conclusion was as strong as this: adaptive learning—where each student learns at their own pace—is …

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Teens are tired of Facebook 'drama,' find refuge on Twitter and elsewhere, says Pew

According to the latest data from Pew, teens find Facebook to be more an extension of their daily interactions at school and home than a place where they can relax and be themselves. The unease isn’t from concerns about third parties accessing their data, or even their parents discovering …

Microsoft responds to 'extreme' Windows 8 criticism

Microsoft posted a rebuttal to the mounting attacks on the company and Windows 8.<p>Microsoft appreciates the feedback on Windows 8. Up to a point.<p>"There is a trend to the extreme," Frank X. Shaw, corporate vice president of corporate communications at Microsoft, wrote on The Official Microsoft Blog …

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Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

ATF says no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant's iPhone, but Apple can "bypass the security software" if it chooses. Apple has created a police waiting list because of high demand.<p>Apple receives so many police demands to decrypt seized iPhones that it has created a "waiting list" to …

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Twitter reportedly plans to expand Sacramento data center space

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Twitter is leasing more data center space at RagingWire’s 500,000-square-foot campus in Sacramento, Data Center Knowledge …

Facebook Home now available for Galaxy S4 and HTC One

Since the release of Facebook Home last month, the software has been limited to a small handful of phones headlined by the new HTC First, but it appears that Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One owners can now give their phones a Facebook makeover, too. <i>Android Central</i> reports that after an update to the …

Morgan Stanley sees new iPhones by September

Morgan Stanley offers its latest take on the probability of new iPhones in the fall.<p>A Morgan Stanley note to investors adds to the mounting evidence of new iPhones coming in the fall.<p>In a research note on Wednesday titled, "Systems and PC Hardware Asia Trip Takeaways Part I," Katy Huberty of Morgan …

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New Zealand Government Announces That Software Will No Longer Be Patentable

In a bill passed earlier today, the Government of New Zealand announced that software in the country will no longer be patentable. New Zealand’s largest IT representative body, the Institute of IT Professionals, expressed relief and said the decision removed a major barrier to software-led …

Your Optimism Might Be Stifling Your Team

I admit that I’m prone to an optimistic outlook, a belief that most problems can be tackled with hard work and the right mindset. I’ve read the research that indicates that positive thinkers tend to do better in school, work and life. Perhaps I even assumed that optimism was infectious and that …

How A Little Graciousness Can Do Wonders For Your Career

Tom Chiarella recently wrote an ode to graciousness for <i>Esquire</i>. Any aspiring lady or gentleman would do well to take it to heart:<p>Do not mistake mere manners for graciousness. Manners are rules. Helpful, yes. But graciousness reflects a state of being; it emanates from your inventory of self. Start …

White House picks Twitter lawyer as Internet privacy officer

Nicole Wong, a respected Silicon Valley attorney with more than a decade of experience in copyright and privacy law, will join the Obama administration.<p>President Obama has picked Nicole Wong, Twitter's legal director, to be the White House's first chief privacy officer, CNET has learned.<p>Wong …

Privacy

Apple, Samsung Share of Handset Industry Profits Declines to 100 Percent

If you’re a smartphone manufacturer whose name isn’t Apple or Samsung, condolences on your March quarter. Because according to new research from …

iPhone

Bill Gates predicts iPad and Android users will switch to PC tablets

Users of iPad and Android tablets might not have noticed, but a lot of them are "frustrated" because they "can't type, they can't create documents, …

SNL mocks Google Glass (because, well, who isn't?)

Somehow, the group of those who feel Google Glass is a touch pointless is growing. Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen and Seth Myers are the latest.<p>When someone tries to shove progress in your face, it can be disconcerting.<p>When someone tries to shove progress <i>on</i> your face, they might not have …

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First Retina iPad Mini is on track, DisplaySearch reports

A refresh of the iPad Mini is coming in the third quarter, NPD DisplaySearch said late Sunday in an update.<p><b>Update at 11:15 p.m. PT:</b> The iPad Mini will get a refresh in the third calendar quarter with a Retina display, NPD DisplaySearch predicted late Sunday.<p>This is an update to information that …

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YouTube reportedly near launch of paid channel subscriptions

Video-sharing site could launch a paid content platform for some of its specialist video channels as early as this week, according to The Financial Times.<p>YouTube reportedly could launch its paid subscription service for some of its specialist video channels as early as this week.<p>The a la carte …

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Meet The Guy Who Helped Google Beat Apple's Siri

For all the attention lavished on Siri, the often-clever voice-driven virtual assistant on Apple’s iPhone, Google’s mobile search app lately has impressed a lot more people. That’s partly thanks to Google Now, its own virtual assistant that’s part of that app, which some observers think is more …

LinkedIn is 10 Years Old: Here's How it Changed the Way we Work

Today marks a historic moment for one of Silicon Valley’s biggest and well-known companies. It has been a decade since LinkedIn was founded as a business-related social network and now it has grown up to become a successful public company with more than 225 million members and nearly $325 million …

Samsung Galaxy S4 earns Pentagon security nod

The Pentagon gives official approval to any Samsung device protected by the Knox security software, which for now includes just the Galaxy S4.<p>Samsung is now clear to start pitching its new flagship phone to the government.<p>The handset maker announced Friday that its Knox-enabled mobile devices have …

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