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Comixology removes in-app purchases to avoid paying fees to Apple

It's about to get a bit more difficult to buy comic books from a mobile device. Comixology is replacing its iOS app today with a new version that removes the ability to purchase comics. The new app is solely a comic book reader, which means that you'll have to visit the company's website to …

Square sets its sights on check-ins: 'We can do something better'

Data on what you buy and where you bought it could be the holy grail of ad targeting<p>Square is using its trove of payment data to build an engine for making local recommendations, a move that could upend the conventional wisdom about luring customers through their mobile devices. The recommendation …

J.J. Abrams expects John Williams to score 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

J.J. Abrams, director of the upcoming <i>Star Wars: Episode VII</i>, believes that legendary composer John Williams will reprise his role for the much-anticipated sequel. In comments made at a press conference for <i>Star Trek Into Darkness</i>, Abrams praised the work of current collaborator Michael Giacchino, …

Why Facebook Home Is Potentially Brilliant

Let’s say we build a phone, theoretically. We’re not! But if we did, we could get maybe 10 million people to use it. 20 million. That doesn’t move the needle for us.–Mark Zuckerberg, Disrupt SF 2012<p>With today’s leaks, it’s looking like Zuck was being almost completely honest.<p><i>Facebook</i> isn’t building …

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Swords and cyberpunk: ‘Transistor’ is a darker, grittier take on ‘Bastion’

But you’ll have to wait until next year to play it<p><i>Transistor</i> doesn't stray too far from the roots laid down by Supergiant Games' excellent debut title <i>Bastion</i>. It's an action role playing game full of vivid colors, a gravelly-voiced narrator, and very satisfying combat. All of these things were …

LG Monitor Gives New Meaning to Color Precision

<i>This post is sponsored by LG Electronics. Discover the LG IPS Color Prime Monitor.</i><p>LG’s ColorPrime IPS LED Monitor is a must-have for anyone who makes …

Facebook invites us to check out its 'new home on Android' on April 4th

Facebook has something big up its sleeve planned for April 4th. In an invitation it sent to the press, the company invites us to “come see our new home on Android.” While it’s not immediately clear what the “new home” will be, it’s possible that the company could be taking the wraps off a …

Amazon says it will 'do no harm' to Goodreads after acquisition

When news broke earlier today that Amazon would be acquiring Goodreads, many users of the social reading site were worried that it might spark unwanted change. In a joint interview with <i>PaidContent</i>, however, both Goodreads CEO Otis Chandler and Amazon's VP of Kindle content Russ Grandinetti sought …