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Chromebooks Emerging as Classroom Contender

Low cost laptops emerging as a new alternative for schools with increasing focus on budgets ease of use web applications.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Microsoft, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Education Etc.

Wed Apr 23, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Apple increases stock buyback, will split stock

Apple is doling out more of its cash to shareholders and preparing to split its stock for the first time in nine years in an attempt to win back investors fretting about the iPhone maker's slowing sales growth and pace of innovation.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Cupertino, CA

Dallas Morning News

Apple's stock split removes an obstacle to its inclusion in Dow Jones average

Apple Inc.'s first split in nine years removes an obstacle to its inclusion in the Dow Jones Industrial Average: its $525 stock price.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Hammond, IN

JK on the run

Move over Xbox Kinect, Siri might be coming to Apple TV

It's about time Siri learned a new trick and it may come in the form of Apple TV support.

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Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, iPod touch App, iPad App, Assistant, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups

Thanh Nein News

Xiaomi to enter 10 new countries for smartphone sales

Lei Jun, founder and chief executive officer of Xiaomi, attends the launch of the new Xiaomi smartphone and Xiaomi TV at National Convention Center on September 5, 2013 in Beijing.

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Related Topix: TV, Electronics, Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Skift

Twitter and Google Add New Products to Drive Mobile App Downloads

The competition for advertising on mobile applications is in full swing, with Twitter Inc. , Facebook Inc. and Google Inc. ramping up efforts.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Startups, AdMob, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Facebook, Downloads

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Security Focus

Bugtraq: APPLE-SA-2014-04-22-2 iOS 7.1.1

Hash: SHA1 APPLE-SA-2014-04-22-2 iOS 7.1.1 iOS 7.1.1 is now available and addresses the following: CFNetwork HTTPProtocol Available for: iPhone 4 and later, iPod touch and later, iPad 2 and later Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position can obtain web site credentials Description: Set-Cookie HTTP headers would be processed even if the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, Chrome, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Downloads, Ipad, Science / Technology

CNET News.com

Samsung asks for less money for Apple's accused infringement as it drops iPad claims

Samsung on Tuesday revealed that it has reduced the amount of damages it wants for Apple's accused infringement of two patents because it dropped the iPad from the list of infringing devices.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Brigham Young University

Mon Apr 21, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Microsoft Corp - Adapting to the New Market Trends

Microsoft Corp is one of the largest technology companies in the world. Selling software, hardware and other services, the company reports revenue in two segments: Devices and Consumer segment, which includes Licensing, Hardware and Other divisions, and Commercial segment, which includes licensing and other divisions.

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Related Topix: Startups, Microsoft, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, 17 Bit, Microsoft Xbox, Skulls of the Shogun, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

The Motley Fool

Google Inc's Earnings Confirm Its Moat Is Stronger Than Ever

The divestiture of Motorola Mobility benefits Google's robust margin profile. The company's market leadership positions in search, online video, and mobile operating systems are stronger than ever, and they will drive the company's stock price higher in the future.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, 4Home

Sun Apr 20, 2014

TechSpot

Quick & Dirty: Fire TV vs. Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV

As Amazon Fire TV bursts onto the market to compete with streamers like the Roku 3 and Apple TV , you may be wondering what these set-top boxes offer over cheaper streaming sticks, specifically Google's Chromecast and Roku's Streaming Stick .

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Laptops/Notebooks, Netflix, VEVO

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Free iPad hack supercharges 'Siri' with loads of new features

A free iPad hack supercharges " Siri " with lots of useful new features, according to an April 18 article in " PCMagazine ."

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Spotify, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, YouTube, iPod touchiPad App, University of Pennsylvania

Wired

This Week's Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible

Each week, there are dozens of rumors, reports, and patent filings that hint at what's coming out of Cupertino next.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Shazam, iPhone, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

E-Commerce Times

Next iOS May Add Shazam Music Discovery

From the better-late-than-never department comes news that Apple apparently will incorporate sound ID in the next version of iOS, giving Siri the ability to tell you the title of that song you're listening to and to identify the artist -- and probably sell it to you via iTunes as well.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Shazam, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Startups, iPod, Spotify, Downloads

TeleRead

Republic Wireless offers affordable hybrid VOIP/cell smartphone service

I'd previously mentioned switching to an Android smartphone with Virgin Mobile, and enjoying it as far as it went.

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Related Topix: VoIP, Science / Technology, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Wireless, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Kirkville

The Cloud Bursts its Bubble

The cloud has been in the news lately. Prices are starting to drop for a number of cloud services - those online, in-the-ether file repositories.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, Science / Technology, iPhone

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

TECHNOLOGY: The Google Glass experience

Among the thousands of testers enlisted by Google Inc. to participate in the Google Glass "Explorers" program is Randy McEoin, an information technology specialist at The Press-Enterprise.

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Tom's Hardware

Smartphone Kill-Switch Coming to Devices in July 2015

The CTIA wireless association announced this week an agreement with other wireless companies and smartphone makers to include a kill-switch starting July 2015, which can be pre-installed or downloadable on wireless smartphones for free.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Google, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Christian Science Monitor

Amazon Fire TV vs Chromecast: why pay more for a set-top box?

An Amazon Fire TV on a couch after a news conference in New York. Set-top boxes like the Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV are more than double the price of streaming sticks like Google Chromecast, and Chromecast offers most of the same features.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Google, Startups, WebMD, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Laptops/Notebooks, VEVO

Boy Genius

Yahoo offers to help Apple purge Google from the iPhone's default settings

Yahoo may help Apple deliver a huge blow to Google's bottom line in the future, as Marissa Mayer wants its search engine to become the default option on iOS devices.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Apple, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Weather+, Google Search

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