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Facebook to ape Twitter again; plans to introduce hashtags – IBNLive

Facebook to ape Twitter again; plans to introduce hashtags – IBNLive

Sponsored link: Donate now. Save tax San Francisco: Facebook Inc is looking to improve its search and indexing capabilities by adding the hashtag symbol, one of the most recognisable features of its social networking rival Twitter, according to media reports. The hashtag, which appears as the # symbol, […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 debuts in the Big Apple – ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy S4 debuts in the Big Apple – ZDNet

Reuters journalist charged with hacking – Telegraph.co.uk

Appropriately, Keys joined the conversation himself, tweeting: “I am fine. I found out the same way most of you did: From Twitter. Tonight I’m going to take a break. Tomorrow, business as usual.” to his 24,000 followers. Reuters said only that it was “aware” of the charges, which are alleged to have happened in December […]

Digg steps up to the plate, will make a Google Reader alternative – SlashGear

Digg steps up to the plate, will make a Google Reader alternative – SlashGear

Whether you used it or not, you’ve likely heard the (loud, anguished) news: Google Reader will be shutting down on July 1st. Despite the now 50,000+ strong petition begging otherwise, it looks like Google will be going through with its plans, and so users have been looking far and wide for an alternative. Digg has […]

Samsung Electronics promotes mobile, consumer heads to co-CEOs – Reuters

SEOUL | Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it had promoted the heads of its mobile and consumer electronics businesses as co-chief executives to run the world’s biggest technology company by revenue, along with current CEO Kwon Oh-hyun. The decision is aimed at speeding up […]

AT&T, Verizon now accepting pre-orders for the $200 BlackBerry Z10 – PCWorld

AT&T, Verizon now accepting pre-orders for the $200 BlackBerry Z10 – PCWorld

Pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 are now in full swing for two major U.S. mobile carriers. Verizon Thursday started pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, following a similar pre-order kickoff from AT&T on Tuesday. Both networks will offer the new, all-touch BlackBerry handset in black, but the white version is a Verizon exclusive, at least […]

Reuters Journalist Charged With Conspiring With Hacker Group Anonymous – Wall Street Journal

BY KEACH HAGEY A 26-year-old journalist has been charged with allegedly conspiring with members of the hacker group Anonymous to hack into the Tribune Co. system and alter a news story on the Los Angeles Times website, the Justice Department said Thursday. Matthew Keys, of Secaucus, N.J., was charged in the Eastern District of California […]

Live: Samsung unveils Galaxy S4 – USA TODAY

A screengrab of the new Samsun Galaxy S 4 from a webcast of Samsung’s Galaxy event on Thursday night.(Photo: USA TODAY) 7:34 p.m.: There’s a reason for the dance routine: showing off Drama Shot. The camera can take up to 100 shots in four seconds, and creates a collage in one frame. There’s also the […]

Report says #Facebook #to #adopt #hashtags – Register

Facebook is preparing to adopt hashtags, the folksonomy feature beloved of Twitter users and the microblogging service itself. Hastags grew out of a practice employed by users of Internet Relay Chat (IRC), who added a the “#” character to link posts. Twitter users started doing the same in around 2007, and did so in sufficient […]

Top free alternatives to soon-to-be shuttered Google Reader – Los Angeles Times

With Google Reader set to shut down this summer, many other apps have come into the spotlight as possible alternatives to the popular RSS service. So here are some of the top free services we recommend as users prepare for Google Reader going dark July 1. Feedly Available for Firefox and Chrome web […]