31 December 2013

Teens Fleeing 'Dead and Buried' Facebook

Facebook is your parents' and grandparents' social media --

Facebook 'dead and buried to teens', research finds | Technology | The Guardian: "Comprehensive European research has found that teens are leaving the service in droves - and the biggest deterrent is their parents...."

Study: UK Teens Fleeing 'Dead and Buried' Facebook
PC Magazine
It's a familiar and worrisome refrain for Facebook—the company's core user base is supposedly getting older and the next generation just isn't interested in joining the social network anymore. Now the preliminary results from a multi-country, European ...

Google, Apple Forge Auto Ties
Wall Street Journal
Next week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Google and German auto maker Audi AG plan to announce that they are working together ...

Daily Mail


Former HTC staffers charged with fraud, leaking company secrets
Register
Five former HTC employees, including one former executive, have been charged in a Taiwanese court with leaking corporate secrets, accepting illegal kickbacks, and falsifying expenses. According to the Wall Street Journal, Thomas Chien, formerly VP of ...

Nintendo takes eShop offline to mend problems
CNET
After high volumes of traffic caused connection issues, Nintendo takes its online shop offline for repairs. Nintendo's eShop, where you can download games for your game ...

Internet gods release classic video games for free
TG Daily
The Internet Archive is a non-profit dedicated to giving permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. God bless them because now they are giving us ...

Snapchat Downplays Phone Number Matching Hack, Says It's Added New ...
TechCrunch
Following security researchers publishing a way to match Snapchat usernames to phone numbers, Snapchat has published a skimpy statement making the hack sound impractical and noting “We recently added additional counter-measures and continue to ...

Rdio's would-be Netflix killer, the streaming video service Vdio, calls it quits
GigaOM
Rdio is giving up on Vdio, its streaming video service that at one point was meant to compete with Netflix. Maybe it's just too hard to take on the video subscription market leader? vdio screenshot 1. Rdio is killing its streaming video service Vdio, abandoning ...

Mobile Traffic Accounts for almost Half of Total Online Traffic during Holiday
Morning News USA
Mobile Traffic The recent Christmas shopping season indicated a new trend in online traffic. According to data from the yearly IBM Digital Analytics Benchmark, mobile traffic finally reached its record peak during the season. It accounted for 48% of total Internet ...

Nokia blames iOS 7 for yanking Here Maps
Tech Times
At a time when Apple was struggling to get its own native mapping and navigation app - Apple Maps - off the ground, rivals were quick to seize the opportunity and launched their own mapping apps as alternatives for iOS users. Nokia's Here Maps was one of ...

What Is Amazon Prime?
Tom's Guide
With its plethora of services — including video, e-books and the ability to buy almost anything — Amazon has created an annual membership program that offers free or discounted services across the board. Read on to find out whether Amazon Prime is worth ...

Best of 2013: An Autopsy of a Dead Social Network - Technology ...
In February, following the collapse of the social network Friendster, computer scientists carried out a digital autopsy to find out what went wrong.
Emerging Technology From the...

2014 Technology Predictions Series: NetApp on Cloud ...
By Suzanne Kattau
As 2013 winds down, it's only natural for people to make personal New Year's resolutions for 2014. It's also a perfect time for technology industry predictions. This is the ninth installation in our multi-part “Technology Predictions for 2014″ ...
SiliconANGLE

What's the best way to fund technology? Mobile, Baldwin school ...
At the Mobile County school system's recent meeting with business leaders and its legislative delegation, David Akridge, executive director of technology for the school system, advised against purchasing digital devices for students, saying ...
Real-Time News from Mobile

Audi to Invest $30 Billion in New Models, Technology - IndustryWeek
The company said it would invest about $30 billion between 2014 and 2018.
IndustryWeek

2013 – The Technology Year in Review - GFI.com
By Christina Goggi
2013 brought us some new technologies, and brought some existing technologies into the mainstream. As we look back at this past year, let's take another look at some of the hottest technologies that made big splashes during 2013.
Talk Tech To Me - GFI Blog

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