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Blackberry scores its biggest order ever: 1 million phones – SlashGear

Blackberry scores its biggest order ever: 1 million phones – SlashGear

Blackberry just achieved a new milestone, receiving a record order of 1 million handsets from one of its partners. This is the largest order it has ever received, and is a boon for the company that has put a lot of effort into revamping itself after a string of bad luck. Not surprisingly, the company’s […]

Netflix goes social with Facebook integration – TechRadar UK

Netflix goes social with Facebook integration – TechRadar UK

Skittles wins big as Facebook tweaks fan data Facebook now offering cut-price messaging for mobiles Netflix edges Lovefilm for TV but Amazon’s streamer wins on film Netflix announced a new way for U.S. subscribers to get movie recommendations with Facebook integration. Users can now log into their Facebook account through Netflix, allowing them to find […]

R.I.P. Google Reader: The Web’s Best News Reader Meets Its Inevitable End – Wired (blog)

R.I.P. Google Reader: The Web’s Best News Reader Meets Its Inevitable End – Wired (blog)

Google Reader will close up shop on July 1, 2013. Photo: Alex Washburn / Wired Google announced that it’s killing off Google Reader effective July 1, 2013. Reader was Google’s web-based program that let people subscribe to news feeds from their favorite sites. That’s a shame, because Reader was pretty great. While RSS has maybe […]

Twitter Launches Its First Official App For Windows 8 And RT – TechCrunch

Twitter Launches Its First Official App For Windows 8 And RT – TechCrunch

Twitter just launched its first app for Windows 8 and Windows RT. It’s been a long time coming, but the new app does seem to do the platform justice, with a number of Windows 8-centric features, including support the Windows 8 Share and Search charms, snap view (so you can park the app on the […]

Andy Rubin Steps Aside as Android Chief to Lead New Google ‘Moonshots’ – eWeek

Andy Rubin, who built Android into the world’s most widely-used mobile operating system, is leaving his post as head of Google’s mobile group, with orders to lead “more moonshots” for the search giant. Andy Rubin, the father of the Android, the most widely used mobile operating system in the world, has stepped down as the […]

5 Roadblocks To Office 365 Deployment – CRN

Office 365 Small Business Premium In late February, Microsoft delivered three new bundles of joy to Office 365, its lineup of Web-based office productivity applications. Designed for businesses of varying sizes, the new modules include varying sets of features and capabilities, each building on the next. At the top of the heap […]

News Summary: Netflix’s new Facebook-share option – Businessweek

WHAT SHOULD WE WATCH TONIGHT?: Netflix says its 27 million streaming video subscribers in the U.S. will now be able to see what their Facebook friends are watching — as long as they’re willing to share their viewing preferences too. LEGAL BREAKTHROUGH: The sharing tool announced Wednesday follows a change to a U.S. law that […]

Rubin steps aside as Android chief; Pichai takes over – USA TODAY

Google executive Sundar Pichai.(Photo: Jeff Chiu AP) SAN FRANCISCO — Andy Rubin, the leader of Google’s Android mobile group, has left his position at the top spot, a move that creates uncertainty for the world’s most popular smartphone operating system. Android leadership will be filled by Sundar Pichai in addition to his existing roles with […]

A galaxy not so far away: What to expect in Samsung’s Galaxy S IV – Ars Technica

A galaxy not so far away: What to expect in Samsung’s Galaxy S IV – Ars Technica

The next iteration of the Samsung Galaxy Android handset is almost upon us. Plenty of leaks, viral videos, and salacious rumors have cropped up in the last few months in anticipation for the device. The Galaxy S III is one of Samsung’s best-selling handsets to date, and the company reigns as the number one handset […]

And just like that, Google I/O is sold out – CNET

And just like that, Google I/O is sold out – CNET

Google Glass will likely be a highlight of the developer conference. (Credit: Google Glass) It took less than an hour for Google’s developer conference, Google I/O, to sell out today. The event, which will be held May 15-17 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, has always been a popular draw for the developer community. […]