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Bing Becomes Default Search & Maps on BlackBerry Phones, Deeply Integrated in OS

Bing Becomes Default Search & Maps on BlackBerry Phones, Deeply Integrated in OS | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
This morning at the BlackBerry World conference in Orlando, Florida, RIM President and co-CEO Mike Lazaridis was joined by RIM's industry partners to talk about and demonstrate the company's products and solutions in action.
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AT&T Drops Deal to Buy T-Mobile

AT&T Drops Deal to Buy T-Mobile | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
AT&T bowed to U.S. antitrust authorities and withdrew its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile USA, ending a nine-month fight to complete a deal many saw as a long shot and leaving both carriers groping for a way forward.
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Google+ Pages now open to multiple administrators

Google+ Pages now open to multiple administrators | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Three new adjustments to Google+ Pages were announced recently to simplify social media marketing, including the ability to set as many as 50 people as administrators to a business' account.
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Apple and Verizon to deliver over-the-air iOS updates to Verizon iPhone

Apple and Verizon to deliver over-the-air iOS updates to Verizon iPhone | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Apple has long used the proxy of iTunes to push updates to its iOS devices: when a new software update is available, users need to plug their device in via USB, click update, and the new software version is downloaded and installed.
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Bing Becomes Default Search & Maps on BlackBerry Phones, Deeply Integrated in OS

Bing Becomes Default Search & Maps on BlackBerry Phones, Deeply Integrated in OS | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
This morning at the BlackBerry World conference in Orlando, Florida, RIM President and co-CEO Mike Lazaridis was joined by RIM's industry partners to talk about and demonstrate the company's products and solutions in action.
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Barnes & Noble says Microsoft is attacking Android with its patent-infringement claims | ZDNet

Barnes & Noble says Microsoft is attacking Android with its patent-infringement claims | ZDNet | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble has filed its response to Microsoft’s claim from earlier this year that the Android-based Nook e-reader violates Microsoft patents — complete with allegations around Microsoft’s tactics around patent-enforcement tactics and royalty-charging plans.
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Getting From the Internet What It Knows About You

Getting From the Internet What It Knows About You | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
If a business collects information about you electronically, shouldn’t it give you a copy for your own use?
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Obama At Facebook: A Reminder That Silicon Valley Really Is Different

Obama At Facebook: A Reminder That Silicon Valley Really Is Different | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
President Obama just got done speaking at Facebook, and while the content of his speech was worth some attention, the most interesting parts were when he noted how different the audience in front of him was than the typical American audience.
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Native HTML5: First IE10 Platform Preview Available for Download

IE10 builds on full hardware acceleration and continues our focus on site-ready Web-standards. This combination enables developers to deliver the best performance for their customers on Windows while using the same, Web-standard markup across browsers.
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Google Rolls Out Its Panda Update Internationally And Begins Incorporating Searcher Blocking Data

Google Rolls Out Its Panda Update Internationally And Begins Incorporating Searcher Blocking Data | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Today, Google has rolled its Panda update out to all English language queries and made a few minor updates (with an estimated impacted to 2% of U.S. queries).
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Report: Google Ties 25% of Employee Bonuses to Success in Social | Fast Company

Report: Google Ties 25% of Employee Bonuses to Success in Social | Fast Company | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
According to Business Insider, Google CEO Larry Page sent out a memo to employees on Friday which details how 25% of their annual employee bonuses will now be connected to how well Google pushes out its social strategy in the coming year.
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How Badoo built a billion-pound social network... on sex

How Badoo built a billion-pound social network... on sex | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Badoo is the internet's most successful hook-up service, run from London by a secretive Russian serial entrepreneur who has refused to be interviewed.
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Do Not Anger the Alpha Android - BusinessWeek

Do Not Anger the Alpha Android - BusinessWeek | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Google cracks down on the chaos of Android Land; some mobile partners aren't happy.
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AT&T kills T-Mobile merger plans, will pay Deutsche Telekom $4b breakup fee

AT&T kills T-Mobile merger plans, will pay Deutsche Telekom $4b breakup fee | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
The Wall Street Journal and Associated Press are reporting that AT&T has dropped its plans to merge with competitor T-Mobile. The company will now pay $4b to Deutsche Telekom as a breakup fee.
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Exclusive: Third attack against Sony planned

Exclusive: Third attack against Sony planned | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
A source tells CNET a third major cyberattack is planned on Sony this weekend and could lead to the release of information copied from the company's servers. Read this blog post by Erica Ogg on Circuit Breaker.
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Facebook and Google mull Skype deals

Facebook and Google mull Skype deals | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Facebook and Google Inc (GOOG.O) are separately considering a tie-up with Skype after the web video conferencing service delayed its initial public offering, two sources with direct knowledge of the discussions told Reuters .
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Price war! Amazon launches 69-cent MP3 store for top-selling tunes

Price war! Amazon launches 69-cent MP3 store for top-selling tunes | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Amazon lowered prices for top selling tunes to 69 cents to compete with Apple's iTunes, which sells many of the same songs for $1.29.
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SurveyMonkey Buys Online Forms Start-Up Wufoo

SurveyMonkey Buys Online Forms Start-Up Wufoo | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
SurveyMonkey, the quiet but profitable and fast-growing Web survey company, is buying online forms start-up Wufoo.

While the terms of the transaction for the Tampa, Fla.-based Infinity Box–makers of Wufoo–were not disclosed, sources said the price was $35 million in cash and stock.
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Google talks to Spotify to power music service

Google talks to Spotify to power music service | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Rather than launch its own digital music service, Google is considering whether to partner with an existing service, including the likes of Spotify, to power Google Music.
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Apple Reports Second Quarter Results

Apple Reports Second Quarter Results | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
The Company posted record second quarter revenue of $24.67 billion and record second quarter net profit of $5.99 billion, or $6.40 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $13.50 billion and net quarterly profit of $3.07 billion, or $3.33 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 41.4 percent compared to 41.7 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 59 percent of the quarter’s revenue.
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StripeSpotter turns wild zebras into trackable barcodes

StripeSpotter turns wild zebras into trackable barcodes | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
a team of researchers has come up with a much less invasive way of tracking individual animals -- specifically zebras -- by essentially using their stripes as barcodes.
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Rise in Online Classes Flares Debate About Quality

Rise in Online Classes Flares Debate About Quality | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
Though proponents of online education say the course offerings are rich, skeptics say corners are being cut in an effort to save money.
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Estimate: In Two Years, Streaming TV Will Be An $800 Million Business for Netflix and Hulu

Estimate: In Two Years, Streaming TV Will Be An $800 Million Business for Netflix and Hulu | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
By the end of this year, an estimated 2 million households in the U.S. will have abandoned TV for the Web, cutting the cord with their cable companies.
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» How fast is the Internet at Google? Mind blowing.

» How fast is the Internet at Google? Mind blowing. | Tech News Today | Scoop.it
For those of us who live in parts of the world where high speed Internet is still a luxury, there's a massive amount of jealousy that happens when we see huge numbers.
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