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Tumblr Founder declares ‘Peace’ with App Developers by pulling his Ad Blocker App

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Knowing very well that close to 90% of apps on the market are ad-supported or based, Tumblr co-founder Marco Arment waged war when he launched a very popular ad blocker app for iOS and Apple products. Ironically, he called the App “Peace”. Well, Arment has really called for peace by pulling the very popular app […]

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iTunes is Having the Best Week EVER! or How Apple Keeps Competitors in Check

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So, it’s safe to say that Apple’s iTunes stays winning! Case in point. Last night, Jamaican power vocalist Tessane Chin won NBC‘s  singing competition The Voice. To determine the winner, the show calculated audience votes– via phone, online and text – and iTunes sales over the course of six weeks of live performances.  If any of those performances […]

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First Lady’s SOTU Guest Box to feature current and future tech leaders

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Tonight, is President Obama‘s first State of the Union address during his second term in office. Prognosticators and pundits are hypothesizing what the themes will be. Traditionally, you can tell what the speech will focus on by studying those who have been invited to seat in the First Lady’s box during the address. This time is no […]

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Apple offers discounted iMacs for schools

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Apple quietly introduced a new 21.5-inch iMac specifically for educational institutions on Monday. The computer, first noticed by MacRumors, costs $999 — about $200 less than the models available to the general public. Lowering the price seems to have come at the expense of some bells and whistles. The education-only iMac does not, for instance, […]

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Google violates diversity standards yet gets rewarded FCC White Spaces grant

DailyFinance reports Nine companies, including Google (GOOG), have received Federal Communications Commission approval to use unused broadcast frequencies — so-called “white spaces” — to expand the availability of wireless broadband. “While the operation of multiple database administrators may present some coordination challenges, we find it is in the public interest to have multiple parties developing […]

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Africa could benefit greatly from Apple’s solar-powered gadget patent

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CNET reports: It specifically deals with converting the power from a solar panel to meet the power requirements of electronics. The system includes a voltage converter that ensures the available solar power can be converted and used to recharge batteries. The solar panel could either be embedded in the device or be removable, according to […]

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