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Mobile Malware Attacks on the Rise

­Anti-virus software vendor, McAfee says that PC malware reached its highest levels in four years during the first quarter of this year, as well as a steep increase in malware targeting the Android platform. Mac malware was also on the rise, indicating that total malware could reach the 100 million mark within the year. Click [...]

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Apple asks court to block sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Apple has once again petitioned a court to prematurely block sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet before the conclusion of the companies’ many patent dispute cases. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington determined last week that Apple has to show that it’s likely to win this particular patent dispute [...]

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Facebook buys photo-app maker Lightbox

If you thought Facebook was good on mobile photo sharing after it bought Instagram for $1 billion, you’re wrong. Facebook has just acquired Lightbox and it’s another company which specializes in making mobile photo-sharing apps. Back in the dark old days, there was no Instagram for Android but we were very intrigued by Lightbox because not [...]

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Saudi Arabia sees rise in online and mobile shopping

About 46 percent of Saudi consumers shop online, led by people in the 18-24 age bracket, according to a MasterCard survey. It found that shopping via mobile phones is increasing, with 26 percent of respondents planning to do this in the coming months. The survey found the greatest proportion of online spend is occurring on [...]

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LG denies it is abandoning Windows Phone

LG has denied it is abandoning its Windows Phone devices but confirmed that the company’s immediate focus will be on Android handsets. The manufacturer was believed to be abandoning the Windows platform after a weekend report in the Korean press. An LG spokesman told The Korean Herald that Windows Phone sales are ‘not in a [...]

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Angry Birds Space becomes ‘fastest growing mobile game’ ever!

If you thought Angry Birds Space’s 10 million downloads in three days was impressive, you’ll really blown away to know that it hasn’t stopped there. After 35 days out in the wild, Angry Birds Space has amassed a staggering 50 million downloads, making it the “fastest growing mobile game” ever. The 50 millions downloads are comprised [...]

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Google Drive Android App Surpasses 5 million downloads

Less than 24 hours after it has been launched, more than five million downloads of Google Drive Android App have been logged by Google Play. The service was launched yesterday by Google and appears to be rolling out gradually worldwide which means that the number would have been significantly higher had the initial launch been [...]

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Read It Later becomes Pocket

Popular Instapaper and Readability competitor Read It Later has totally rebranded. It’s now Pocket and it’s looking to be the latest cool app for saving content on the Internet for later. It also comes with a pleasant new price tag: free. What’s different about Pocket? Well, it takes somewhat of a different aim than Read [...]

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Pebble breaks Kickstarter record

Android and iOS-compatible smartwatch Pebble has been capturing plenty of attention around the web in a very short amount of time. It launched on Kickstarter about a week ago with a funding goal of $100,000. With 31 days remaining for the project, it already broke a new Kickstarter record: $3.77 million in funding. Pebble is [...]

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Google updates Chrome for Android

Software Developer Google has updated its Chrome for Android web browser, adding several features. First released in February, Chrome for Android now comes with support for 31 languages, Google boasts in a blog post, along with several “much requested” features. These include the ability to view a desktop optimised rather than mobile optimised version of a web site, [...]

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