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Refurbished 4th-gen iPads and iPad Minis hit the Apple Store – Engadget

Refurbished 4th-gen iPads and iPad Minis hit the Apple Store – Engadget

If you’ve been lusting after Apple’s latest tablet offerings but couldn’t muster the funds to snag one, you just might have your chance now. Seemingly a rite of passage for Apple products, the Cupertino company is now offering the iPad Mini and the 4th-gen iPad for slightly cheaper prices as refurbs. Depending on the […]

Samsung shuffles: TV and mobile chiefs made co-CEOs – SlashGear

Samsung shuffles: TV and mobile chiefs made co-CEOs – SlashGear

How many CEOs does one company need? If you’re Samsung, then the answer is three; the Korean firm just elevated two of its top execs to the role of co-CEO, with President Boo-keun Yoon and President J.K. Shin joining Vice Chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon. The new roles are being billed as recognition of the particular inputs the divisions […]

Most drivers talk & text behind the wheel – ABC2 News

When it comes to talking and texting behind the wheel, the U.S. is worse than drivers in Europe. A new study by the CDC finds about 69% of Americans admit to chatting on their phones while driving or checking emails and texts. In Europe, rates ranged from 59% in Portugal to just 21% in the […]

Facebook to ape Twitter again; plans to introduce hashtags – IBNLive

Facebook to ape Twitter again; plans to introduce hashtags – IBNLive

Sponsored link: Donate now. Save tax San Francisco: Facebook Inc is looking to improve its search and indexing capabilities by adding the hashtag symbol, one of the most recognisable features of its social networking rival Twitter, according to media reports. The hashtag, which appears as the # symbol, […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 debuts in the Big Apple – ZDNet

Samsung Galaxy S4 debuts in the Big Apple – ZDNet

Reuters journalist charged with hacking – Telegraph.co.uk

Appropriately, Keys joined the conversation himself, tweeting: “I am fine. I found out the same way most of you did: From Twitter. Tonight I’m going to take a break. Tomorrow, business as usual.” to his 24,000 followers. Reuters said only that it was “aware” of the charges, which are alleged to have happened in December […]

Digg steps up to the plate, will make a Google Reader alternative – SlashGear

Digg steps up to the plate, will make a Google Reader alternative – SlashGear

Whether you used it or not, you’ve likely heard the (loud, anguished) news: Google Reader will be shutting down on July 1st. Despite the now 50,000+ strong petition begging otherwise, it looks like Google will be going through with its plans, and so users have been looking far and wide for an alternative. Digg has […]

Samsung Electronics promotes mobile, consumer heads to co-CEOs – Reuters

SEOUL | Thu Mar 14, 2013 11:00pm EDT SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday it had promoted the heads of its mobile and consumer electronics businesses as co-chief executives to run the world’s biggest technology company by revenue, along with current CEO Kwon Oh-hyun. The decision is aimed at speeding up […]

AT&T, Verizon now accepting pre-orders for the $200 BlackBerry Z10 – PCWorld

AT&T, Verizon now accepting pre-orders for the $200 BlackBerry Z10 – PCWorld

Pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 are now in full swing for two major U.S. mobile carriers. Verizon Thursday started pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, following a similar pre-order kickoff from AT&T on Tuesday. Both networks will offer the new, all-touch BlackBerry handset in black, but the white version is a Verizon exclusive, at least […]

Reuters Journalist Charged With Conspiring With Hacker Group Anonymous – Wall Street Journal

BY KEACH HAGEY A 26-year-old journalist has been charged with allegedly conspiring with members of the hacker group Anonymous to hack into the Tribune Co. system and alter a news story on the Los Angeles Times website, the Justice Department said Thursday. Matthew Keys, of Secaucus, N.J., was charged in the Eastern District of California […]