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HTC Announces Loyalty Program, Offers Free Screen Replacement – Colloquy.com

Colloquy.comNew from mobile hardware producer HTC is the HTC Advantage loyalty program that allows customers who purchase its phones from the company one free screen replacement within the first six months of ownership. In addition to the free screen replacement …HTC pledges to replace your phone’s cracked screen for freeCNETHTC To Unveil Next Flagship Smartphone […]

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HTC America Challenges Industry Standards With Innovative Ownership … – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — HTC America Inc., a leader of mobile innovation, is building upon years of product and design firsts by charting new territory to redefine the mobile experience with today’s launch of HTC Advantage(TM), …HTC Will Replace Your Cracked Phone Screen for FreePC MagazineHTC launches Advantage initiative that […]

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Smartphone “Kill Switch” Proposed By New Federal Law – The Droid Guy

The Droid GuyThe rise in the number of mobile device theft all across the United States has prompted several Senators to introduce a smartphone kill switch on the federal level. This past Thursday, a proposed law called the Smartphone Theft Prevention Act was introduced …Senators propose kill switch bill for smartphonesTheCelebrityCafe.comSmartphone Kill Switch Could Become […]

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Mobile, Internet and social media technology embraced worldwide – Deseret News

Mobile, Internet and social media technology embraced worldwideDeseret NewsWhile texting, surfing the Web and checking in via Facebook has become a routine part of life in the United States, emerging nations are also rapidly adopting mobile and Internet technology, according to a report released this week by Pew Research … and more …read more Source: […]

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 to include Start Screen backgrounds, browser … – Business Standard

Business StandardMicrosoft next mobile update may include start screen backgrounds and browser sync features, according to leaked Windows Phone 8.1 Software Development Kit (SDK). Microsoft is apparently planning to make multiple additions that are not visible in the …Windows Phone 8.1 Arriving This April? Top 5 Rumors You Should KnowGizbotHey Microsoft, Surface 2 is great, […]

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Hipplay: The Most Game-Changing Social Media App, Ever

Hippplay is an app it took me a awhile to sit and focus and blog about, but for good reason: I my original intent was to have this full-blown blog and vlog presentation with all of my Hipplay-related videos, including the 11-minute presentation that I was given at Cosmopolitan LV on the Thursday night of […]

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Verizon phone plans: discount for installment buying – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorVerizon Wireless is offering discounts of at least $10 a month for subscribers who buy their phones through the company’s installment plan. Skip to next paragraph. Related stories. Smart phones 101: What you need to know before buying your next phone …Verizon Wireless Joins Pricing War With ‘More Everything’Channel PartnersHow does Verizon’s ‘More […]

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Japanese billionaire splashes $900m on messaging app Viber – Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerMobile messaging and call service Viber is being bought for $900m (€657m) by Japanese online retailer Rakuten which is controlled by billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani. By Anna Mukai and Mariko Yasu. The company will provide a distribution channel for …Japan’s Rakuten buys Viber messaging app for $900mThe IndependentSix things to know about ViberFinancial TimesJapan’s Rakuten […]

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Emerging Countries Surge Ahead of U.S. in Social Media, Cell Phone Use – The Wire

The WireA new study published by the Pew Research Center finds that some developing nations are fast catching up to the United States when it comes to using mobile devices and social media. It’s easy to forget that online ubiquity doesn’t stretch across the …17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the USLiveScience.comEmerging […]

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Microsoft delivers on promise to fix Skype chat syncing – TechSpot

TechSpotIt’s been nearly three months in the making but Microsoft is finally delivering on a promise to fix an annoying issue that has plagued Skype users for several months. Frequent Skypers are no doubt familiar with the product’s synching issues. Using the service …Two Skype irritations, gone: message syncing and mobile performance improvePCWorldSkype Update Fixes […]

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17 Developing Countries That Love Social Media More than the US – LiveScience.com

LiveScience.comThe U.S. may be the birthplace of Facebook, but Americans are far from the most social–network obsessed people on the planet. Egypt, Russia, the Philippines and 14 other developing countries outpace the U.S. in the proportion of internet users who log …Emerging nations catching up to US on technology adoption, especially mobile …Pew Research CenterEmerging […]

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Flappy Bird Windows Phone version appears on website – BBC News

BBC NewsFlappy Bird, the popular screen-tap game for mobile devices, has appeared on the Windows Phone website, despite the developer saying he has not built a version for the platform. The official version, created by Vietnam-based creator Dong Nguyen, …Goodbye, Flappy Bird?Atlanta Journal Constitution‘Flappy Bird’ Creator Says He’s Taking The Game DownForbesFlappy Bird Developer to […]

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Amazon puts image recognition into its main iOS mobile App – Authint Mail

Authint MailAmerican electronic commerce company, Amazon brings a new feature to its iOS mobile app to help customers scan different products ranging from groceries to video games, using Flow image recognition. Amazon Inc., the biggest online retailer, is bringing …Amazon Fires Up Its iOS Mobile App With Image-Recognition Flow SoftwareHeadlines & Global News‘Flow’ for Amazon […]

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Amazon Fires Up Its iOS Mobile App With Image-Recognition Flow Software – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsAmazon brings a new feature to its iOS mobile app to help customers scan different products ranging from groceries to video games, using “Flow” image-recognition. Amazon Inc., the biggest online retailer, is bringing the ease of scanning and finding items …‘Flow’ for Amazon iOS app to allow scanning of real-world items for […]

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Revenue surge for Facebook over hike in ad sales – Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphMobile advertising accounted for more than half of Facebook’s total advertising revenue in the final quarter of 2013, a sign that the social network, born a decade ago in the desktop computer era, is succeeding in its goal of being “mobile first”.Facebook unveils social ‘newspaper’Financial ExpressNew Facebook app strips away clutterBoston GlobeFacebook powers higher […]

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Leaked Godzilla (2014) Images From Video Game; Update On New Trailer … – Cosmic Book News – Video Games

Leaked Godzilla (2014) Images From Video Game; Update On New Trailer …Cosmic Book News – Video GamesA pair of images reportedly from the new Godzilla movie have leaked online giving us another look at what Gareth Edwards plans to offer. A user at Godzilla–Movies posted the following images with speculation they are from an upcoming […]

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Facebook revenue jumps in quarter – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeNEW YORK — Facebook’s quarterly earnings and revenue grew and surpassed expectations as the company expanded the number of users and the amount of money it makes on mobile ads. Facebook Inc. earned $523 million, or 20 cents per share, in the …Facebook’s Revenue Exceeds Estimates on Mobile PushBloombergFacebook’s dying? HA! Get ready for […]

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Google sells Motorola unit to Lenovo for $3B – CNET

CNETPC maker Lenovo, which has struggled to replicate its smartphone success outside China, gets an established global smartphone brand with Motorola, while Google unloads a burden on its balance sheet and source of tension. Roger Cheng. by Roger …Google agrees to sell Motorola to LenovoUSA TODAYLenovo eyes US mobile market, Google’s handset businessZDNetGoogle to sell […]

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UPDATE 3-AT&T disappoints on cash flow target, subscriber growth – Reuters

Reuters(Adds executive and analyst comment, share price update). By Sinead Carew. NEW YORK Jan 28 (Reuters) – AT&T Inc’s fourth quarter wireless subscriber growth and its free cash flow target lagged well behind analyst estimates, sending its shares down 2 …AT&T adds mobile and U-verse subscribers to post Q4 revenue, profit gainsComputerworldUS Skeptical on Sprint’s […]

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Super Bowl weather: Haters who don’t like the game outdoors in NJ – current list – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comThroughout the past few weeks and months, we’ve brought you stories about critics who have spent their time naysaying about the Super Bowl being played outdoors at MetLife Stadium. Strangely enough, with the clock ticking down to Sunday, the criticism …NFL to block mobile video streaming at Super BowlCNNYou Can’t Walk to […]

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Samsung to pay Ericsson $650 million plus royalties to end patent spat – Reuters

ReutersSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co will pay Ericsson $650 million along with years of royalties to end a technology license spat, the Swedish company said on Monday. The world’s No. 1 mobile network equipment maker sued Samsung in …Google and Samsung sign patent agreementTelegraph.co.ukIt’s the Romulan-Klingon alliance, but in REAL LIFE: Google, Samsung sign […]

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Apple Preparing For Push Into Mobile Payments For Physical Goods, WSJ Reports – TechCrunch

TechCrunchA long-rumored move by Apple is reportedly one step closer to becoming a reality today. The Wall Street Journal says that Apple is looking into a way to expand its mobile payments efforts into a means by which its users can pay for physical goods using iOS …Apple considering move into mobile payments: ReportNDTVFor mobile […]