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updated at 5:19am on 1/31/2015

Top Meme

Softpedia News (Bogdan Popa), Softpedia News > Global — Windows 10 will come with native support for FLAC and MKV on the PC, and it turns out that Microsoft is working to bring these two formats on phones as well. Only FLAC support has been confirmed so far, but since Microsoft is working to make all Windows 10 versions offer the same experience no matter the...

windows, microsoft, servers

Secondary Memes

Apple's historic first quarter results, by the unbelievably large numbers

Mashable Team, Mashable — It has been awhile since Apple caused investors' jaws to drop, but that's what happened earlier this week when it reported results for the first quarter. The Cupertino company set a new record for iPhone sales, thanks to its introduction of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Those sales propelled Apple's quarterly...

apple, watch, iphone

AT&T and Verizon dwarf T-Mobile in biggest ever spectrum auction

Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica — AT&T and Verizon Wireless dominated the country's most lucrative spectrum auction ever, helping it maintain the infrastructure advantages it has over smaller competitors. The auction brought in $41.3 billion from 31 winning bidders who will get a total of 1,611 licenses throughout the country, the Federal...

auction, billion, bid

Tertiary Memes

Vine Kids serves up child-friendly entertainment six seconds at a time

Joseph Keller, iMore - The #1 iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch blog — Vine has released a kid-friendly video app called Vine Kids for iPhone. Developed by two engineers during...

vine, kids, videos

Google Now for Android gains the ability to show cards from third-party apps

Emil Protalinski, VentureBeat — Google today updated its main Android app with a big enhancement to Google Now: It can serve cards from...

google, apps, cards

Verizon Won’t Stop Tracking Users, But At Least You Can Opt Out Now

Adriana Lee, ReadWrite — The saga of last year's privacy controversy over Verizon’s user-tracking behavior continues on. The latest...

verizon, opt, customers

Motorola Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Breakdown [2015]

Cory Gunther, Gotta Be Mobile — Motorola Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Breakdown [2015] is a post by Cory Gunther from Gotta Be Mobile....

update, lollipop, android

Woman in India rape case sues Uber

Philip Palermo, Engadget RSS Feed — A woman who claims she was raped by an Uber driver in New Delhi last month has filed suit against the...

uber, drivers, new

Uber hired a law firm to assess its privacy policies — here's what the experts said

Maya Kosoff, Tech — A couple months ago, Uber announced the company would be adding law firm Hogan Lovells to its privacy team....

uber, policies, data

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