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Microsoft’s $2.5B Purchase Of Minecraft To Be Announced Monday
1 week ago

Microsoft’s $2.5B Purchase Of Minecraft To Be Announced Monday

Microsoft is expected to announce its $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang—the company behind Minecraft—on Monday, according to a report by Reuters. The report notes that Microsoft will use Minecraft to …
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Square Raises $100M Series E Round
2 weeks ago

Square Raises $100M Series E Round

As competition in the payments market intensifies, Square has raised another $100 million to help it face its rivals. The Series E round, revealed in a regulatory filing shared with …
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iPhone Pre-Orders Set New Overnight Record
2 weeks ago

iPhone Pre-Orders Set New Overnight Record

After seeing the iPhone 6 Plus sell out in just a few hours, Apple has confirmed that overall pre-orders for the new iOS 8-powered devices have set a new record …
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Amazon Drops Price Of New Fire Phone From $199 To $0.99 Before iPhone 6 Announcement
2 weeks ago

Amazon Drops Price Of New Fire Phone From $199 To $0.99 Before iPhone 6 Announcement

Amazon has cut the price of its new Fire Phone smartphone from $199 to $0.99 ahead of Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement. The only catch? You have to take out …
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VoteRockIt: Ready-Made Apps For Political Campaigns
4 months ago

VoteRockIt: Ready-Made Apps For Political Campaigns

Charlotte-based VoteRockIt is a mobile platform that creates apps for political campaigns, candidates, elected officials, causes, and nonprofits. Campaigns and candidates are the startup’s main focus right now, and the ultimate goal, …
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Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With Special ‘Prime Data’ Plan
5 months ago

Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With Special ‘Prime Data’ Plan

An Amazon phone is almost certainly on its way, but the details surrounding its features are still unclear. We’ve heard from multiple sources that 3D effects and gesture-based features will …
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Lineup Coming To The U.S. On May 1
5 months ago

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Lineup Coming To The U.S. On May 1

Americans no longer have to go for the high-end Galaxy Tab Pro or Note Pro if they want a modern Samsung tablet—the more affordable Galaxy Tab 4 lineup is …
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Facebook To Launch Mobile Ad Network
5 months ago

Facebook To Launch Mobile Ad Network

Re/code reports that Facebook will reveal its new mobile ad network at its F8 developer conference in San Francisco later this month, according to “multiple sources familiar with the …
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Facebook To Discontinue Messaging Feature In Mobile App
6 months ago

Facebook To Discontinue Messaging Feature In Mobile App

According to a Facebook spokesperson, users of Facebook’s mobile app will soon need a separate app to message friends.

Currently, Facebook users can send messages from within its main app …
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Sprint Will Pay Consumers Up To $650 To Switch Carriers
6 months ago

Sprint Will Pay Consumers Up To $650 To Switch Carriers

Attracting customers by buying out their contracts has become a big mobile carrier marketing craze. Both T-Mobile and AT&T started offering to pay the early termination fees of their competitors …
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