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Microsoft Wants You to Know It’s Not Selling Your Private Data for Ads

Microsoft constantly reminds us that Google scans email in order to sell ads. Now it’s adapting its policies to specifically state that it won’t engage in the same practices as … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple Patents a Smart Cover That Will Also Show Notifications

An Apple patent application published on Thursday describes an advanced iPad Smart Cover containing illumination and communication elements that light up to alert users to incoming messages, low battery warnings … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Google’s Answer to the Great Chromecast/Netflix Giveaway Mystery: There’s No Mystery — We Sold Out

Why did Google kill its Chromecast/Netflix promotion a day after it launched? It didn’t, exactly. And neither did Netflix. Here’s a new statement from Google on the end of the … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Samsung Accounted for a Third of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter, While Apple’s Share Fell

Samsung’s second-quarter smartphone shipments hit 76 million last quarter – up 56 percent from the prior year, and giving the company a 33 percent share of the global market. iStockphoto … Continue reading

July 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Activision to Buy Back Most of Vivendi’s Controlling Stake

Activision Blizzard Inc. said it has reached an agreement to buy back nearly $6 billion worth of Vivendi SA’s holding in the company, ending months of negotiations over the fate … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple Takes Home Three Brand of the Year Awards

Here’s an achievement certain to be trotted out at Apple’s next big media event. Harris Interactive on Thursday declared the company the top U.S. brand across a trio of consumer … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Lands In The UK Next Week

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment
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