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Will the Government Monitor Social Media for Snowden-Like Risks?
2013-10-31

The U.S. government is studying whether it can scour social-media websites for clues about potential risks from workers such as (...)

Nexus 5 vs. Nexus 4: What’s new?
2013-10-31

Google today announced the Nexus 5, the successor to the Nexus 4. After all the rumors and leaks, LG has finally built the fifth smartphone (...)

Google to shut down unauthorized Google Voice apps by May 2014
2013-10-31

Google Voice is getting the much needed scrutiny it deserves from the Mountain View-based company. A post written by Google Product (...)

FYI: Google Hangouts’ Android SMS update rolling out to all users in weeks, not days
2013-10-31

Today was the day some people had expected Google to release an update for its Hangouts app for Android, but sadly they may have to (...)

FAA Says You Can Use Your Electronics Throughout Your Entire Flight
2013-10-31

Frequent flyers––you won! You can now continue playing Candy Crush on your iPhone (or read Fast Company on your iPad) even as (...)

Facebook’s referral traffic has exploded over the last year, and mobile now contributes more than a quarter
2013-10-31

Social analytics firm Shareaholic today released Facebook referral traffic data for the last year. The most noticeable trend by far (...)

Google adds automatic blocking of malicious downloads to latest Chrome build
2013-10-31

Google today announced Chrome is getting an automatic download blocking feature for malware. Google has already added the new functionality (...)

9 Breaking News Tweets That Changed Twitter Forever
2013-10-31

Twitter has revolutionized global news delivery and consumption. On top of the Twitter milestones that went down in history and (...)

Flipboard lands Time Inc deal to bring Time, Fortune, People and InStyle to its social reader app
2013-10-31

Flipboard is continually inking deals with publishers to expand the content in its social reader service, and today it landed a comparatively (...)

Android KitKat will reportedly focus on supporting TVs and wearable tech, tackling fragmentation
2013-10-31

A leak published today suggests the next version of Android  – named ‘KitKat’ – will focus on catering for low-end smartphones, (...)

Google Glass accessory store quietly comes online, selling chargers, earbuds, shades and shields
2013-10-30

Google has updating Google Glass before the release of the device to its Explorer program later this year, and now an official accessory (...)

U2 frontman Bono helped convince Facebook to pick Dublin for its European HQ
2013-10-30

One thing that comes up frequently whenever you talk to people in Ireland is the level of influence that U2 frontman Bono has. Indeed, (...)

Facebook passes 1.19 billion monthly active users, 874 million mobile users, and 728 million daily users
2013-10-30

While sharing its financial results for its third quarter, Facebook today announced a number of new milestones. The social network (...)

Google Fiber for Android and iOS gets DVR management features, iOS app gains iPhone and iPod touch support
2013-10-30

Google today released the first major update to its Google Fiber app for Android and iOS. You can download the new version now directly (...)

Microsoft Research uses Kinect to translate between spoken and sign languages in real time
2013-10-30

Microsoft’s Kinect is a wonderful piece of technology that seems to know no bounds. Microsoft Research is now using it to bridge (...)

Google extends Certified Shops scheme to the UK, providing up to £1,000 protection on purchases
2013-10-30

Google has extended the reach of its Google Certified Shops programme, launched in the US last year to increase customers’ confidence (...)

Peadig is a simple WordPress theme framework for Bootstrap with extensive search and social tools
2013-10-30

Peadig is a new, versatile WordPress theme framework designed to open up Bootstrap, a popular ‘mobile first’ front-end framework (...)

How to Balance Your Personal and Professional Lives on Twitter
2013-10-30

Social media often blurs the lines between personal and professional, and nowhere is this truer than the very public world of Twitter. (...)

Users of ‘China’s Twitter’ Sina Weibo can now subscribe to verified accounts for direct updates
2013-10-30

Chinese microblogging platform Sina Weibo has officially rolled out subscription-based accounts for verified users on its platform, (...)

Twitter is bringing its promoted tweets service to South Korea
2013-10-30

Twitter will debut its Promoted Products in South Korea this Friday, the social networking service announced on its Korean blog. (...)

Japan becomes the third country to get TV shows in the Google Play Store
2013-10-30

Japan has become the third country after US and United Kingdom to get TV shows through Google Play Store, as reported by Android Police. (...)

This is why Twitter is worried about Line and other messaging apps stealing its ad money
2013-10-30

If you read Twitter’s S-1 filing, or the resulting media reports, then you’ll be aware that the company highlighted a few Asian (...)

How Do NBA Superstars Stack Up on Social Media? You Decide
2013-10-29

The NBA season tips off tonight, with a handful of marquee teams taking to the court, beginning a journey they hope will culminate (...)

Incoming Deadly Asteroid? United Nations To The Rescue!
2013-10-29

The United Nations plans to create an International Asteroid Warning Group to detect and destroy potentially dangerous asteroids. (...)

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