08 October 2013

New Google Nexus smartphone (half the price of an iPhone?)

Reports of an Apple iPhone killer (for all but die-hard Apple fans) coming at the end of October -- a new Google Nexus smartphone at half the price ($300 off contract) of a new iPhone --

Leaks Point to Google Superphone for Half the Price of an iPhone ...
Google's next Nexus phone (referred to by bloggers as the “Nexus 5,” for lack of an official name) has been all ... Steve Ballmer Sings His Last Song to Microsoft ...
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In a new effort to bring Internet access to the world's billions, Google, US and UK ... Microsoft, Yahoo, Intel, Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, African ISP MainOne, ...

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Alliance for Affordable Internet | A global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all: "...is a new coalition of private sector, public sector, and civil society organizations who have come together to advance the shared aim of affordable access to both mobile and fixed-line Internet in developing countries."

Apple has posted for developers the "GM seed" of the next version of its desktop operating system, OS X Mavericks, in preparation for expected consumer ...


Google Search: Regulation Yields to Innovation
Wall Street Journal
The FTC spent two years (fruitlessly) investigating Google . . . Competitors like Microsoft lobbied for a prosecution, as did companies that rely on Google ...

Wall Street Journal

Amazon's endgame may be emerging
Boston Herald
If an Amazon smartphone can come close to the innovation of Apple, Motorola, Nokia or Samsung, those companies should be afraid. It's impossible to compete ...

Boston Herald

Google to launch Gem smartwatch in October: Report
Times of India
WASHINGTON: Search engine giant Google may launch a smartwatch... the likes of Apple, and Microsoft and LG's rumoured wrist-worn gadgets respectively.. . .

Times of India

Microsoft Surface selling out? We've seen this ...
Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer with his company's Surface tablet. (Credit: Josh Lowensohn/CNET). Microsoft says its Surface tablets are close to selling out....


Google All-A-Flutter Over Gesture Recognition
CIO Today
Although it played catch up with Apple on the touchscreen · Relevant Products/Services front and the voice recognition front, Google just made an acquisition it ...

CIO Today

Google, PayPal & Aramex in Mideast Tie-Up to Help Build Online ...
Wall Street Journal (blog)
We're constantly being told by the likes of PayPal, Google and logistics provider Aramex that e-commerce is the next big thing in the Middle East. On the face of it ...
Computerworld - Microsoft is pursuing an operating system ideal: a unified code base ... For example, they point out that Apple and Googleboth have successful ...


LG's New Nexus Phone Gets Detailed In Leaked
There has been no shortage of leaks that claim to show off Google's next Nexus smartphone (including this not-so-subtle nod from Google itself) over the past weeks and months, but we may have just hit the mother lode this weekend. The folks at Android ...

Does Samsung's new Galaxy Gear ad copy iPhone launch ad?
With its depiction of characters from TV and movies talking to their watches, many on Twitter were reminded of the original iPhone launch ad. A copy? Yes and no....

BlackBerry offers itself up to six would-be buyers; Cisco looks like the best fit
Computerworld - BlackBerry has reportedly asked Cisco, Google, SAP, Intel, LG and Samsung separately to consider buying all or parts of its embattled company. According to a Reuters report citing unnamed sources, BlackBerry has asked each of the six ...

No lie: Pinocchio lizard turns up in Ecuador
Christian Science Monitor
This ain't no lie: The Pinocchio lizard was thought to be extinct for 50 years, but has been rediscovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador. Four new species of legless lizards ...

Why businesses are embracing iOS 7
Every now and again, somebody tries to tell Erik Frieberg the same story they told him six years ago—that the iPhone is made for play, and that the iOS operating system isn't really built for business and enterprise use. Frieberg's eyes tell him differently.

LG announces curved screen phones to launch in 2014
BBC News
LG has announced it is to start mass-production of what it calls the "world's first flexible OLED [organic light-emitting diode] panel for smartphones". The South Korean firm said it hoped to start selling the first handsets to feature the tech next year. The news ...

The Internet Costs 30% Of Monthly Wages In Some Nations. Google Wants To ...
Internet access is astonishingly expensive in some parts of the world. The International Telecommunications Union estimates that fixed broadband costs 30 percent of the average monthly wage within the developing world [PDF]. To address this, Google, ...
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Microsoft's plan to supercharge Xbox as an entertainment brand means that, no matter which ...Tags: Android, Gamerscore, google, Kinectimals, microsoft, mobilepostcross, Wordament, Xbox, Xbox Live, XboxLive ... Amazon.com ... Scott Forstall may re-emerge as witness in upcomingApple/Samsung trial on damages ...
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Chris Crum
Google's Matt Cutts announced late on Friday that Penguin 2.1 was ... Weeks of litigation ended this week when the Department of Justice issued Apple Inc. an injunction in the e-books antitrust case. ... Microsoft can thanks Freakonomics.
Jay Yarow
Apple is getting an upgrade from previously bearish Jefferies analyst Peter Misek. Misek is rating ...Login With Facebook Login With Twitter Login With Google.Business Insider 
Adnan Farooqui
Lately there has been all sorts of speculation about upcoming Apple products. The next products expected to come out of Cupertino include new iPads, a smartwatch and a full fledged television set. Previous rumors ...

Quentyn Kennemer
We can't say we're surprised by news that Samsung might want to attack yet another segment of the emerging wearable technology market. This time, leakster ...

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Amazon.com: Coffee Town: Steve Little, Glenn Howerton, Josh ...
Produced by CollegeHumor and starring faves from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Eastbound and Down and... Josh Groban, Coffee Town is the first ...

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