Samsung rolling out Android 4.1.2 update for Galaxy Camera
  UK users of the Samsung Galaxy Camera have started to receive the Android 4.1.2 update. The update doesn’t bring with it a slew of new features, but users have noticed a new Gallery app. The gallery app seems to be the same one found on the Samsung Galaxy Note II. Since the gallery app on the Note II is one that was well received by the users, its nice to see Samsung bring it to their other devices. No other information is available about what the update brings, but we assume s...
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Tencent Hires Peter Cheng, Former COO Of AdChina, As It Seeks To Bolster Advertising Revenue
Tencent, China’s largest Internet company by revenue, announced today that it has hired Peter Cheng, the former chief operating officer of AdChina, as the general manager of Tencent’s online media group advertising platform. Cheng will take charge of all Tencent’s advertising platform-related business and report to Liu Shengyi, the senior vice president of Tencent and president of the online media group. The move comes after Tencent warned of slowing advertising spending in the...
Teen brags on Facebook about drunken hit-and-run, gets arrested
Kicking off 2013 with a sizable amount of criminal stupidity, a teenager used Facebook to tell the world about his night of drunken reckless behavior.
Dark Souls 2 developers to increase focus on atmosphere
More information about the upcoming sequel to Dark Souls, unimaginatively named Dark Souls 2, has emerged. In an interview with 4Gamer, Dark Souls...
Google got off easy in antitrust case by pressuring regulators to relent
Many critics both large and small have been vocal about the mere wrist slapping Google received after a lengthy antitrust probe by the FTC into its practices, which are said to be harmful to its competitors. The debacle has been called a failure on the agency’s part to protect the American consumer, among other things. As it turns out, however, the FTC was relentless in its investigation, but Google was just as relentless back. At the core of the issue is whether Google’s practices...
Microsoft to make switching regions on Xbox Live accounts easier
Switching regions on an Xbox Live account has been a pain, especially in India, where the Xbox 360 debuted without Live and players were forced to make accounts with the region set to the US. Well, it now seems Microsoft is finally testing a new way...
Pakistan wants Ashes-like series with India
PCB chief Zaka Ashraf said the level of understanding between both the countries, even at the Prime Minister level, has improved and the two governments are moving in a positive way.
‘Poor guy’ Dhoni is tired, should give ODI captaincy to Kohli: Srikkanth
Former chief of selectors Kris Srikkanth also said that if people blamed the former selection panel, then he was ready to take the blame.
Corning to unveil Gorilla Glass 3 at CES 2013
  Corning, the makers of the scratch resistant Gorilla Glass for smartphones and other portable devices, has announced that they will be unveiling the third version of the Gorilla Glass at CES next week. It is a given that the third version should have improved strength. Additionally, Gorilla Glass 3 comes with tweaks at the molecular level, with the introduction of a proprietary feature called Native Damage Resistance (NDR). This feature is said to control flaws like knicks or scratch...
Tinder: Finding Traction On Campuses, Hatch Labs’ New Dating App Makes It Easy To Break The Ice
Regardless of what you think about digital dating sites, they encourage us to close our computers and get out there and meet new people. In short, they bring people together. The problem is, of course, that there are infinite variations on social and mobile dating, from compatibility engines and social, Facebook-based platforms to game-ified bracelets and live video dating. Then there are the quasi-dating, people-meeting sites like Grouper. Some work, most don’t. A new startup out of IAC&#...
Predictions state that Nokia may sell mobile division in 2013
It is the start of a new year, and everyone is busy making predictions like always. But one of the most shocking predictions comes from Forbes, which has projected that &l...
Ecuador ranked top nation for U.S., Canadian retirees
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With its low cost of living, balmy climate and cheap property prices, Ecuador has been ranked the top foreign retirement destination for North Americans for the fifth consecutive... ...
Apple rumored to be in acquisition negotiations with Waze
The rumorsphere is alight with speculation that Apple is in advanced acquisition talks with Waze, with sources saying that Apple is trying to talk the company’s price down to somewhere in the half-billion dollar range. Apple already uses Waze as a data partner with its monumentally flawed Maps application. Waze is unique in that it provides social traffic data gathered from drivers. Initially, the rumors stated simply that Apple was in talks with Waze, with neither company offering any c...
Tomas Berdych sends 'rebel' Somdev Devvarman packing from Chennai Open
An off colour Somdev, a wild card entrant and 2009 finalist, was handed a crushing 3-6, 1-6 defeat by his top seeded Czech rival in 65 minutes as he struggled to rein in his unforced errors.
Don’t want AITA feud to get uglier: Somdev
Somdev stressed that the ongoing issue with AITA had nothing to do with the straight sets loss to Tomas Berdych in the second round of the Chennai Open.
Amazon’s R&D Group Lab126 Embarks On Hiring Spree As Kindle Business Expands
Amazon’s Lab126, the secretive R&D group behind the Kindle, is apparently on a hiring spree, as noted by the EETimes, which speculates that the organization may be planning to spin out the lab as a stand-alone company. There are currently about 250 job openings available, with most based in Silicon Valley, but several in Hyderabad, India, one in Shenzhen, China and another in Tokyo. This is yet another sign that the Seattle-based e-commerce giant is gearing up its mobile device busines...
Square Enix's Luminous Studio will be in-house only
No plans to license next-gen engine. Square Enix CEO Mike Fischer has confirmed Luminous Engine will be in-house only, ruling out licensing the next-gen engine to third-parties. Click here to read the full articleRelated StoriesDemon's Souls goes digital via US PS Store next weekWoW: Mists of Pandaria Patch 5.2 'The Thunder King' in public testing - patch notesDeadly Premonition director teases 'surprising and amazing' news this yearCreditors and Trustees object to "quick" THQ saleSony anti-used...
Meet Tumblr's First Artist in Residence
For more than 100 years, artist-in-residence programs at colleges, museums and municipalities have allowed artists to immerse themselves in a new community to create original works and build their portfolios. In September, that opportunity was offered to Roger Biersborn by one of the biggest art communities in the world: Tumblr. In 2012, the blogging network made the top 10 list of the most visited sites in the world, thanks in part to more than 20 billion posts. More recently, "Tumblr" surpasse...
Sony reportedly plans to launch its own online TV service
Sources have told Variety that Sony is working on its own online TV service that we might see go live later this year. This comes after news that Intel will be launching a set-top box that is part DVR, part content delivery system. Not a lot of information is available, but what has been revealed is a plan to likely undercut traditional cable and satellite providers while giving consumers a broadband-delivered television experience. The service is expected to be a packaged content sort of subs...