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MessageMe Gets Vine’d; Facebook Pulls Access to Friend-Finding – PC Magazine

Hell hath no fury like a Facebook scorned. Or, at least, Facebook doesn’t seem to be very keen on allowing apps to tap into Facebook’s platform if they contain similar features as Facebook’s own apps and services. Case in point: MessageMe, a full-featured messaging app that launched just last week and rocketed to […]

Dropbox buys Mailbox app, will develop it independently – Washington Post

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Lenovo redesigns ThinkPad, drops weight by a quarter – Computerworld

IDG News Service – Lenovo is updating the design of its ThinkPad laptops to keep them up-to-date in a market where computers are getting thinner and lighter at a fast rate. The ThinkPad’s external appearance isn’t changing a great deal, but it is getting considerably thinner and lighter. The changes are exemplified in the new […]

St. Patrick’s Day good for a Google Doodle and a ‘Leprechaun’ » – Los Angeles Times

St. Patrick’s Day good for a Google Doodle and a ‘Leprechaun’ » – Los Angeles Times

Thousands congregated Sunday in Dublin to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. (Kim Haughton / EPA) St. Patrick’s Day has arrived and brought with it a high-stepping Google Doodle. The Feast of St. Patrick means shamrocks and green T-shirts and parties. St. Patrick’s Day may be a celebration of the arrival of Christianity in Ireland, but in […]

Lenovo ThinkPad T431s revealed as “real shift” in T-series design – SlashGear

Lenovo ThinkPad T431s revealed as “real shift” in T-series design – SlashGear

This week the thinnest-ever T Series machine to come to the Lenovo ThinkPad series has been revealed in the ThinkPad T431s. This machine is bringing on both a thinner and a lighter form factor than ever seen before and works with a lovely backlit keyboard, 5-point TrackPad, and an overall sleeker look as well. Up […]

Ex-CEO John Sculley On Apple’s Innovation ‘Lull’ – Huffington Post

John Sculley served as chief executive of Apple between 1983 and 1993, during which time he oversaw the ousting of Steve Jobs and a tenfold increase in Apple’s sales. Sculley left Apple in 1994 — Jobs returned several years later — and the former Apple executive is currently managing an investment firm with his two […]

Google’s St. Patrick’s Day doodle features the Irish stepdance – SlashGear

Google’s St. Patrick’s Day doodle features the Irish stepdance – SlashGear

Google’s always ready to celebrate the holidays, and St. Patrick’s Day is no exception. Google has updated it’s search engine page with a new Google Doodle. The Doodle shows six children, each wearing a letter of Google’s name on their clothes, performing the traditional Irish stepdance. Google has had St. Patrick’s Day Doodles since the […]

Iterations: The Improbable, Captivating Pivot From Orchestra To Mailbox – TechCrunch

Iterations: The Improbable, Captivating Pivot From Orchestra To Mailbox – TechCrunch

Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is a contributor to TechCrunch. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. On Friday, Dropbox’s acquisition of Mailbox marked the first time the tech community lit up in amazement and awe of a consumer transaction since Facebook acquired Instagram back in April 2012. The attention is well-deserved. For a variety […]

Facebook blocks MessageMe users from its “Find Friends” feature – SlashGear

Facebook blocks MessageMe users from its “Find Friends” feature – SlashGear

MessageMe may be the new guy on the block, but it has been experienced phenomenal success since its launch. The app had launched a little over a week ago, and has already hit the number 2 position on iOS’s Social Networking section. The app sees so much success, even in an over-saturated market of messaging […]

Apple Suffers Setback in Dispute over IPhone Name in Mexico – Wall Street Journal

BY ANTHONY HARRUP MEXICO CITY—A Mexican technology services company is hoping to reap compensation from Apple Inc. and local mobile operators for the use of its brand name—Ifone—after Mexico’s Supreme Court upheld a ruling that the local firm owns and makes proper use of the brand in the country. The dispute with the maker of […]