Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer named worst CEO

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Oh poor Steve Ballmer. Not only is the Microsoft CEO having a tough time gaining traction in the smartphone space and now Forbes is naming him “the worst CEO of a large publicly traded American company today.” Yikes. The argument against Ballmer goes like this: Microsoft’s stock was much higher when he took over and…

Facebook redesigns News Feed for phones

Facebook redesigns News Feed for mobile

Just a few days before its expected Initial Public Offering, Facebook is pushing out a redesigned News Feed which is optimized for mobile phones. In a Facebook post, the world’s largest social network shows a few of the changes that will be coming to the mobile version for Android, iPhone and on m.facebook.com. This includes…

Is that BlackBerry 10’s keyboard on an iPhone?

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One of the most interesting things Research In Motion showed off about BlackBerry 10 was the next-generation keyboard which promises to take virtual keyboards to the next level. Well, an enterprising developer has made a similar product for the iPhone but it will only work on jailbroken devices. The product is dubbed Octopus Keyboard and…

Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE hands-on

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The HTC EVO 4G LTE will be coming to Sprint later this month and the handset promises to be quite a powerful device. We got our hands on a review unit at CTIA 2012, so let’s take a quick look before our official review. Think of the EVO 4G LTE as the Sprint version of…

Angry Birds downloaded more than 1 billion times

Angry Birds downloaded more than 1 billion times

Stefan was pretty incredulous that Rovio supposedly turned down $2 billion from Zynga but it may have been the smart move as the company today revealed that the Angry Birds game has been downloaded more than 1 billion times. Rovio made a short video below to thank everyone for the remarkable achievement and I’m sure…

Sprint: Even with 4G LTE, CDMA isn’t going anywhere

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During a “Network Vision” event at CTIA 2012, Sprint reiterated its plans to roll out 4G LTE but the company is insistant that its CDMA 3G technology won’t be going away any time soon. Sprint’s SVP Bob Azzi said the network rollout is meant to improve the company’s 3G network, as well as deploy 4G…

Visa: Mobile payments could explode in 24 months

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We’ve been talking about mobile payments for years now and even though some think it may be about four to six years away from the tipping point, a Visa executive said we could see some interesting developments within two years. During an interview at CTIA 2012, Brad Greene, senior business leader mobile, said that Visa…

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