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We routinely hear from people who've heard about our Freakonomics Radio podcast, but feel somewhat shut out from the podcasting world because they don't use an iPhone or iTunes. So here are some alternative options: 1) For Android Users We've heard great...
From: New York Times | By: Freakonomics | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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At the peak of summer, censorship is rising in SE Asia, African NGOs are drafting a regional Internet Rights declaration, and Europe is wrestling with Right-to-Be-Forgotten fallout.
From: Global Voices | By: Netizen Report Team | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Using your iPhone as a credit card? It could happen soon.
From: Detroit Free Press | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- What is the big problem uniting the bears in Apple , Amazon , Microsoft and Google ? Probably the slowdown in tablet sales. As Gary Krakow reported, tablet sales for all these companies have "hit a wall." Worse, the industry is...
From: TheStreet | By: Dana Blankenhorn | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Jonathan Zdziarski's HOPE X talk, Identifying Backdoors, Attack Points, and Surveillance Mechanisms in iOS Devices, suggests that hundreds of millions of Iphone and Ipad devices ship from Apple with intentional back-doors that can be exploited by law...
From: Boing Boing | By: Cory Doctorow | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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While India is seen as an emerging economy, it is still an immature global ecommerce market. Here's why Apple's iPhone and iPad sales there should help it grow.The post Apple’s Sales Growth in India is Great for Global Ecommerce appeared first on Multichannel...
From: MultiChannel Merchant | By: Tim Parry | Friday, July 25, 2014
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As summer edges on and Apple CEO Tim Cook drops his latest hint about new and upcoming products, it’s time to start looking to the fall—and, with the change of the seasons, the next generation of Apple’s iPhone. Based on the pattern years past,...
From: Macworld | By: Macworld Staff | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Relationships, like fruit, are best when they grow organically, but knowing what you want is an important part of actually getting there. When you open heartedly tell the universe what you want, the universe will respond by giving it to you. Eventually....
From: Glamour | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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We were all raised with a few universal health tenets. An apple a day keeps the scary doctors away, you better stay out of that swimming pool if you ate lunch less than an hour ago and eight hours of Zzzzs constitutes a full night’s rest. Duh, right?...
From: Fox News | Friday, July 25, 2014
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An iPhone user has filed a lawsuit for invasion of privacy against Apple, about a week after a Chinese state broadcaster raised security concerns about the device’s location-tracking functions.The U.S. class action lawsuit, filed by a woman named Chen...
From: PC World | By: Michael Kan | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Late last week, forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski announced at a conference that Apple iPhones have back doors, undocumented functions that could allow unauthorized users to wirelessly connect and swipe data from the devices. Apple has since responded...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The still-unconfirmed upcoming iPhone, presumably called the iPhone 6, has been expected to debut in two versions, one large and one small. But sources are now saying that the two phones' release dates will be staggered, one in September and one in later...
From: Mashable | By: Katie Nelson | Friday, July 25, 2014
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You might’ve already scheduled a vacation starting Aug. 21, when FXX will air all 522 episodes of The Simpsons during its 11-day marathon, but if you wait until October, all those episodes will be available online, on demand. As if there aren’t enough...
From: Consumerist | By: Mary Beth Quirk | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Despite the popularity of its music service, Spotify's presence on connected TV platforms is still spotty. It's on Apple TV via AirPlay, Roku, LG and Samsung, but not Xbox, PlayStation or Chromecast (officially). We can add on one more today, as......
From: Engadget | By: Richard Lawler | Friday, July 25, 2014
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When it comes to cracking down on the predatory practices of in-app purchases found in “free to play” mobile app games, the European Union is looking out for the kids. “In particular, children must be better protected when playing online,” reads...
From: Read Write Web | By: Helen A.S. Popkin | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Posted by malditojaviThis post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc.Editor's...
From: SEOmoz | By: malditojavi | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Apple's tablets are getting smaller and its phones are getting bigger....
From: VentureBeat | By: Jay Yarow, Business Insider | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Today, we review the Oppo Find 7, learn where not to fly drones, contemplate Apple's rumored 12-inch Retina Display MacBook and take a look at smart shoes that vibrate in the right direction. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24......
From: Engadget | By: Andy Bowen | Friday, July 25, 2014
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A report on Wednesday claims Apple is accelerating work on a mobile payments system, or digital wallet, that could be ready by this fall, allowing customers to pay for physical goods with their iPhone instead of a credit card or cash....
From: Apple Insider | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Apple may roll out a mobile wallet that would allow users to pay for physical goods with their iPhones, according to a report by Amir Efrati of The Information. The report says Apple has been talking to payment companies about integrating with its iOS...
From: Business Insider | By: Sam Colt | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Jimmy Kimmel proved this week that if you slap an Apple logo on something, chances are people will think it's really awesome.  He sent a crew to Hollywood Boulevard to gauge people's interest in an "Apple smartwatch." But the "smartwatch" was nothing...
From: Business Insider | By: Karyne Levy | Friday, July 25, 2014
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A new set of images out of the Far East published on Thursday supposedly show a trio of flex cables bound for the rumored 5.5-inch jumbo-sized version of Apple's "iPhone 6," as well as a set of unfinished micro-SIM card trays....
From: Apple Insider | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Driving a subpar vehicle through Greenwich, Conn., is a no-no, but Hyundai’s well-designed new Sonata can fit in without joining the upper crust....
From: New York Times | By: BENJAMIN PRESTON | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Spoiler: It's a $20 Casio...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Apple's set-top hobby has come a long way since its major refresh in 2010, thanks largely to a variety of services bringing different content to the platform. When it comes to gaming, however, the Apple TV isn't exactly a powerhouse, despite being......
From: Engadget | By: Edgar Alvarez | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Apple launched the iPhone seven years ago. The first flagship Android phones hit the scene four and a half years ago. Hell, even Windows Phone has been around for over three years. But now Amazon is launching its first smartphone in mid-2014. Though...
From: Gizmag | By: Will Shanklin | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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By Malarie Gokey Apple may introduce a mobile payment wallet app with the iPhone 6. Reports indicate that the new Apple Wallet app could use NFC, Wi-Fi, or Bluetooth technology to purchase items. The post Apple eyes mobile payments with wallet app for...
From: Palestine Telegraph | By: PT Editor | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Apple must make a large iPhone! So it can kill itself!
From: Macalope | By: The Macalope | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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If the iPhone 6 includes a larger screen, it may unwittingly damage its own position in tablets....
From: The Motley Fool | By: Bob Ciura, The Motley Fool | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Apple is reportedly going to release a 5.5-inch iPhone this fall. When it does that, it will probably cause even more pain for the iPad business, which is in a surprising decline right now. After all, why do you need a big iPhone and an iPad, which...
From: Business Insider | By: Jay Yarow | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Apple may not have gone for the bargain-basement iPhone many were theorizing the company would offer for the Chinese market, but you can't say the company isn't taking its new effort in China seriously. On August 2, the company will open its twelfth......
From: TUAW | By: Mike Wehner | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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If you've been on the lookout for low-calorie summer snacks—and who doesn't like a nice summer snack?—chances are better than good that you might like some of these options. A nice bonus? You can just pick 'em up at the store (i.e., no hot stove...
From: Glamour | Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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The first of two versions of Apple's iPhone 6 will be ready for launch in mid-September, amid concerns the larger of the two will need further development, according to sources...
From: Telegraph | By: Rhiannon Williams | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Shares of NXP Semiconductor (NXPI) are up $1.29, or 2%, at $65.83, after the company this morning beat Q2 revenue and earnings expectations, and forecast Q3 results higher as well. Revenue in the three months ended in June rose 17%, year over year, to...
From: Barron's | By: Tiernan Ray | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Well, this is a timely rumor: Today is the day Apple opens up OS X Yosemite for public beta-testing, and now we're hearing the final version of the OS will come out in late October. The report comes from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac, who has a strong track......
From: Engadget | By: Dana Wollman | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Apple is interested in dynamically adjusting iOS notifications based on a user's physical activity, such as silencing an iPhone or perhaps even a mythical "iWatch" when the user is exercising, or bugging them to get moving after an extended period of...
From: Apple Insider | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Rumors have Apple announcing a larger iPhone this fall, which naturally means doom for Apple.Wait, what?“A supersize iPhone is a big risk for Apple” (tip o’ the antlers to @JonyIveParody).Only Apple could be damned if it doesn’t make a larger...
From: Macworld | By: The Macalope | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Jimmy Kimmel loves fooling people on the street, and in the latest installment of "Lie Witness News," the late-night host and his team got pedestrians to gush about the Apple "iTime Smart Watch" -- a product that does not even exist (yet). Check out...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Erica Tempesta | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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I recently spoke Russian for multiple days for the first time in more than a decade. It did not go smoothly....
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Celebrating creativity and the countless ways one can decorate their MacBook Air, Apple has released a new video called "Stickers." Backed by music from Hudson Mohawke's Chimes EP, the video showcase an array of fun ways to make the MacBook Air your...
From: Hypebeast | By: Arthur Bray | Friday, July 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (Real Money) – The macro data never complies. We aren't supposed to have a robust Chinese Purchasing Managers report like the one we had last night. Remember when all Chinese numbers were worse than expected? Last night's plus-52 number was...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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From Apple’s 10-Q we can glean some information on the iPhone 6 ramp
From: Forbes | By: Chuck Jones | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Paul Kedrosky looks at the product pipeline for Apple, with expectations for a bigger iPhone later this year...
From: Telegraph | By: Telegraph Staff | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Slate‘s Jordan Weissmann puts Apple’s product lines into perspective versus other large companies (Tech or not). iPhone revenues alone eclipse that of either software behemoth Microsoft or online retail giant Amazon. Businessweek (September 2013):...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Barry Ritholtz | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Good morning! It's going to be sunny and pretty warm (low 80s) here in New York. Let's look at the news. Facebook delivered strong earnings that sent the stock to all-time highs in after-hours trading. It beat expectations on the top and bottom line....
From: Business Insider | By: Jay Yarow | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Microsoft's latest smartphone is catching up to the iPhone and Android with a great camera, design and wireless chargingMicrosofts latest Lumia 930 top-end smartphone is still a Nokia for now, and shows promise as a viable competitor in the flagship...
From: The Guardian | By: Samuel Gibbs | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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There may very well be a day when Apple executives set up an iPhone X rumour publication that consists of nothing but endless, daily, rumours of the next iPhone. They can call it the iPhone Bugle, or iPhone X Times. Just so long as ‘iPhone’ is in...
From: Forbes | By: Jay McGregor | Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Google will collect anonymous health data for a project that will define what a healthy human should look like, the Wall Street Journal reports. The project, called Baseline Study, won't be confined to studying specific diseases. Instead it will gather...
From: Business Insider | By: Karyne Levy | Friday, July 25, 2014
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Apple has released a brand new TV ad celebrating the countless ways people decorate the MacBook Air. Featuring music from artist/producer Hudson Mohawke, the video showcases all of the fun and distracting stickers that people have been…Watch Apple’s...
From: High Snobiety | By: Brian Farmer | Friday, July 25, 2014
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