Courthouse News Service
EU Court Approves $8.5B Microsoft-Skype Deal
Microsoft's acquisition of internet phone service Skype poses little threat to existing providers since a successful launch of business-friendly services is years away, Europe's general court ruled Wednesday.
ASA: Weekly Adjudications Published
A transparent record of the ASA policy for consumers, media, government, industry and society at large on what is and isn't acceptable in advertising ASA adjudications provide important guidance to advertisers on how the Advertising Codes are to be interpreted.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
JK on the run
Viber continues to stalk Skype, letting users make calls outside its network
Viber is now selling international long distance. The latest version of its iPhone and Android apps will connect calls to outside landline and mobile phone numbers.
Skype app update for Windows Phone 8 receives better launch time, copy/paste in messages
Microsoft has rolled out a new update to the Skype app for Windows Phone 8, bumping the version number to 2.13.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Lauren Young: It's not all luxury, glamour for Megan
ACTRESS Lauren Young shared it's not always a bed of roses for sister Megan after winning the Miss World 2013 crown.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Bing Releases Top Ad Search List For 2013
Bing has released a list of the Top 10 Advertising Campaigns and the Top Bidded Brands on Bing Ads from 2013, including spots from Old Spice, Evian, Skype, Kmart, GoDaddy and others.
China Mobile's Jego Wants To Challenge Skype By Targeting Overseas Chinese Users First
Jego, a VoIP app for iOS and Android , was launched by China Mobile International last month as part of an effort to build its international retail business by offering an alternative to other VoIP services.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Here Are Some Racy Emails Between Citi's Top Economist And The Former ...
Dutch economist Heleen Mees was arrested back in July for allegedly stalking and harassing Citigroup's chief economist Willem Buiter.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Washington Post
Bitcoin Boom Spreads to IPhones With Mobile-Payment Apps: Tech
Matt Tuzzolo, who used to split restaurant bills by sending money via PayPal, now wields his iPhone to pay his fellow diners -- in Bitcoins.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Rio Tinto to cut capital spending on aluminum, coal
A miner holds a lump of iron ore at a mine located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia December 2, 2013.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Loonie sinks below 94A
The Canadian dollar continued to erode today, sinking temporarily below the 94-cent mark before recovering to trade slightly above there.
Road test part III: Google+ Hangouts
Imagine going abroad and relying on Google Hangouts as your only technology for calling home.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Harry Potter actor Matthew Lewis: "I'd love to work with Daniel Radcliffe again"
During the ten years of Harry Potter films, we watched Neville Longbottom morph from a gawky, awkward dunce into the surprisingly hunky hero who stood up to Lord Voldemort.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Yes, Eugenie and I are very much together: Mahiki boss Jack...
At first glance, she is no different from any other young woman squeezing her way along the pavements of midtown Manhattan.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
All Things Digital
While Mulally/Nadella Remain the Favorites, Bates Is Silicon Valley's Choice for Microsoft CEO
About 10 days ago, AllThingsD reported once again that Ford CEO Alan Mulally was in the lead position to take over as CEO of Microsoft, with one internal exec as the No.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The Sampson Independent
Wireless devices make popular gifts for ever...
If you seek a smart holiday gift, keep in mind that 56 percent of American adults are smartphone owners, according to the Pew Internet & American Life Project.
The Red Ferret Journal
Droid-Break - free and open source alternatives to proprietary Android apps [Freeware]
There are a gazillion Android apps out there on the Google Play market, but it's still a chore trying to find something to suit your needs.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Food Network Star Cuts Finger During Live TV, Tweets & Instagrams Updates
It was a messy pre-Thanksgiving for the Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis , who cut her finger during the airing of "Thanksgiving Live" Saturday , but still found a way to keep her social media fans up-to-date on her condition.
Cellcos may block VoIP services following 3G launch; Mobily, Tubprofil sign towers deal
The move comes a week after Algerie Telecom Mobile , the mobile unit of fixed line incumbent Algerie Telecom , reportedly hinted at the possibility of charging customers for Skype services.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Village Voice
Holiday Arts Guide: Inside Mullingar
Depending on your predilections, the Tony-nominated actors Bran F. O'Byrne and Heather Goldenhersh met cute or met queasy, starring in John Patrick Shanley's Doubt , first at Manhattan Theatre Club in 2004 and then on Broadway.