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  • News: Shazam wraps real-time lyrics feature into application

    Shazam, the maker of an application that identifies the artist behind a song, said on Wednesday it has added a feature that shows scrolling lyrics as a tune is playing.

  • News: Dial-a-Hacker: LulzSec Opens Request Line for Next Target

    Have you ever felt so angry at a company that you wished its website was hacked to shreds, but you didn't have the technical expertise required? Here comes LulzSec to the rescue. The marauding hackers, with their huge and growing list of conquests -- including PBS, the FBI and the U.S. Senate, pornography and gaming sites, and most of all, Sony -- opened a

  • News: Wii U Doesn't Support DVD or Blu-Ray

    In an E3 investor Q&A from June 8, which has now been translated into English, Nintendo CEO confirmed that the Wii U will not support DVD and Blu-Ray playback.

  • News: Pivot 25: Incubation labs, innovative mobile apps

    Pivot 25, a first of the kind initiative focusing on mobile application and developers in the East African region kicked off yesterday at the Ole Sereni Hotel in Nairobi. The two day event has attracted hundreds of developers, the corporate sector, venture capitalists and mobile enthusiasts from the region and beyond. The event sponsored by Samsung and Nokia amongst other firms has seen 24 mobile application developers pitch their applications to an industry panel. The top idea gets a chance to pitch at Silicon Valley's DEMO. All proceeds from the event will go to the establishment of East Africa's first mobile incubation lab - m:lab - which launches on Thursday this week

  • News: Facebook Photo App Targets Instagram, Color

    Facebook is reportedly looking to overshadow the recent success of photo-sharing iPhone apps such as Instagram and Color with its own photo-oriented app. TechCrunch says it has received a load of images and documents relating to Facebook's plans to launch a standalone app, which will tap into the 6 billion photo uploads the social network receives every month.

  • News: Lady Gaga and 50 Cent Lend Names to URL Shortener Bre.ad

    Lady Gaga is the most tech-savvy pop star ever and she's now backing a new URL shortening and redirection service funded by her manager, Troy Carter.

  • News: New plans to use 1.4GHz could to solve EU's spectrum crunch

    The use of the 1.4 GHz band for a supplemental mobile downlink could solve Europe’s spectrum-crunch problem according to a new report presented Wednesday.

  • News: HTC: Gingerbread update for HTC Desire after all

    HTC has announced that the HTC Desire, the phone that put the Android operating system on the map in Australia, will not be updated to the latest 2.3 "Gingerbread" firmware.

  • News: Lookout Safe Browsing Keeps Android Safe From Phishing

    If you own a smartphone, you probably do quite a bit of web browsing on it. But how many times have you actually checked to see whether the links you click on are safe or not? Believe it or not, your smartphone is prone to phishing scams, malicious sites and drive-by downloads, just like your PC. Luckily, Lookout Mobile Security has your back with its new Safe Browsing feature.

  • News: Airline picks NFC stickers over phones for new service

    Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) will allow its most frequent flyers to check in using NFC-compatible stickers, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: Wipro manufactures the products it designs for customers

    Indian outsourcers have been typically known to develop enterprise software or offer IT services. But India's third largest outsourcer, Wipro, is taking advantage of having once designed and manufactured its own PCs and servers, to design and manufacture hardware products for customers.

  • News: France invites mobile operators to 4G spectrum auction

    Mobile operators that want to bid on spectrum in the 2.6GHz and 800MHz bands in order to operate 4G (fourth generation) mobile services can now send in their applications, French regulator Arcep said on Wednesday.

  • News: EU ministers seek to ban creation of 'hacking tools'

    Justice Ministers across Europe want to make the creation of hacking “tools” a criminal offence, but critics have hit back at the plans saying that they are unworkable.

  • News: Adobe AIR 2.7 improves performance for mobile devices

    Upgrade features support for Android 2.2+, RIM BlackBerry Tablet OS, and Apple iOS, but Adobes has discontinued the desktop Linux version of AIR

  • News: U.S. questioned China about Change.org attack

    The U.S. State Department questioned the Chinese government about a cyberattack that had temporarily shutdown Change.org after the site held a petition urging Chinese authorities to release artist Ai Weiwei from custody.

  • News: Adobe patches second Flash zero-day in 9 days

    For the second time in nine days, Adobe on Tuesday patched a critical vulnerability in Flash Player that hackers were already exploiting.

  • News: Tablets outsell PCs on eBay UK

    Tablets, such as the market-leading Apple iPad, now outsell traditional desktop PCs on eBay.

  • News: Smartphones and tablets create huge corporate security challenge

    Adapting security and management for the new generation of mobile devices -- everything from the Apple iPhone and iPad to Google Android devices to name a few -- is turning out to be a huge corporate challenge.

  • News: Democrats seek major H-1B, green card reform

    Silicon Valley's U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren has proposed a sweeping reform of the H-1B visa and green card in a new bill released Tuesday.

  • News: 46% of Brits don't back up their mobile or laptop

    Just over half of Brits have a back-up of their laptop or mobile phone says Absolute Software.



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