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Opening up: Microsoft’s new recipe to woo iOS, Android developers

Making good on his promise that Microsoft will stop foisting Windows on folks who would rather use something else, CEO Satya Nadella this week announced that Office 365 can now work with apps written for Android and iOS. This is … Continue reading ?

Lenovo completes Motorola buy, becomes major mobile player

Last January it was announced Google Inc. had agreed to sell off its subsidiary Motorola Motobility to China’s Lenovo Group Ltd. in a deal worth some $2.91 billion. Now, the acquisition has finally been completed and sees Lenovo suddenly become … Continue reading ?

How to stop AT&T or Verizon from tracking your mobile browser

AT&T Corp. just can’t seem to stay away from controversy, as the network provider is now being accused of tracking its unsuspecting subscribers using a unique tracker. This time though, AT&T is not alone, as Verizon Communications Inc. is also said … Continue reading ?

Wearables banned from movie theaters by MPAA

In an attempt to stave off shaky, poor-quality piracy of new films, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the National Association of Theater Owners (the other NATO) decided that “wearable devices” will no longer be allowed during movies. … Continue reading ?

Xiaomi is now the third-largest smartphone manufacturer

An IDC report released yesterday, October 29, reports a 25.2% growth from Q3 2013 in the amount of smartphones shipped. This year’s third quarter figure is 327.6 million; a rise of 8.7% from the previous quarter’s 301.3 million. The big … Continue reading ?

Apple iPhone may soon be on sale in Iran

The Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple Inc. is in early stage discussions with distributors about the possibility of selling Apple products in Iran. According to people familiar with the situation, senior Apple executives have met, at their company’s … Continue reading ?

MCX speaks out over CurrentC hack and their position on Apple Pay

On Wednesday, Merchant Consumer Exchange (MCX), the group behind CurrentC, spoke out regarding reports that its system was hacked and their stance on Apple Pay in member stores. In an online press conference, Dekkers Davidson, CEO of MCX confirmed that … Continue reading ?

Fabric: Twitter wants developers to build the future of mobile software

On the occasion of Twitter’s Flight conference held last week in San Francisco, the company unveiled Fabric, a software development kit designed to help developers build, develop and monetize their mobile apps. The tool contains three parts: Twitter Kit, MoPub, and Crashlytics; all … Continue reading ?

Analysis: IBM-Twitter deal marks Big Data ascendancy

IBM’s landmark alliance with Twitter is a symbol of the changes that are sweeping through the IT industry, transforming both the role of technology and who uses it inside corporations. The deal also shows how important IBM’s Watson question answering … Continue reading ?

Inhaled meds get wearable trackers

This week’s Smart Health roundup features a medication activity tracker, a new platform for hardware and software designed for mobile retinal imaging and predictive analytics, and a budget-friendly health tracker for only $12.  . Amiko activity tracker for inhaled medication … Continue reading ?

Ebola scares lead surge in downloads of mobile game Plague, Inc.

As news of Ebola outbreaks begins to percolate through the news media and popular TV shows run episodes themed by infectious diseases the gaming public has increasingly shown interest in Plague, Inc. a game about outbreaks. Plague, Inc. is a … Continue reading ?

How to kill YouTube ads

Supposedly out to eliminate annoying ads on YouTube videos, Google’s video-sharing service is said to be working on a paid-subscription model. The effort is reportedly led by Google veteran executive Susan Wojcicki, who took over YouTube earlier this year. Since Google … Continue reading ?

Watson Analytics is the step between data and visualization | #ibminsight

Watson Analytics is designed to discover “what’s actually interesting” in a customer’s data, according to Marc Altshuller, vice president of Product Management and Business Analytics at IBM. Using predictive technology and cognitive discovery, Watson Analytics makes data-driven insights even more … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 October 29: Bitcoin sidechains, the Bits debate, identify scams and frauds, G+ Bitcoin community

This week in Bitcoin is still overshadowed by last week’s Bitcoin sidechains AMA by the authors of a vastly popular whitepaper on this technology that might fundamentally change how the Bitcoin protocol can be used. Scams can be fairly prevalent … Continue reading ?

3 Suicide-preventing apps to topple a leading cause of death in the U.S.

Suicide is now the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S., according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Data & Statistics Fatal Injury Report for 2012. The report, the most recent year for which full data are … Continue reading ?

Taco Bell blacks out its internet presence during launch of new app

Taco Bell Corp. is launching a new mobile app that can be used to place an order and skip the line, but their announcement came in an unusual way: The company completely blacked out their online presence, including their website, … Continue reading ?

IBM takes its hybrid cloud to a new level with more interoperability, data services

IBM rolled out a string of new products at its Insight 2014 conference in Las Vegas intended to help organizations make more out of their data wherever it resides, be it on its infrastructure-as-a-service platform or behind the corporate firewall. Laying … Continue reading ?

Suicide watch for your Twitter friends with Samaritan Radar

U.K.-based charity Samaritans launched a new web app called Samaritans Radar that notifies users if their friends have made any worrying tweets that could indicate depression or a risk of suicide. The app is free to use, and once activated will scan … Continue reading ?

Cognizant exec says all evidence shows enterprises are ready for Hadoop | #BigDataNYC

The enterprise has passed the “science experiment” phase in its journey to adopt Hadoop, and it’s now entering a time when the real value of unstructured data can start coming to bear, according to Gustavo De Leon of Cognizant Technology … Continue reading ?

Office 16 due for release in second half of 2015

At a recent Tech Ed Europe conference held in Barcelona Julia White, GM of Office and Office 365, revealed that Microsoft Corp.’s Office 16 will be launched a little behind the previously planned date of Spring next year. It’s now … Continue reading ?

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