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Unauthorized P2P music sharing falls by 26 percent
Unauthorized P2P music sharing falls by 26 percent
According to NPD, users of P2P services to download unauthorized music has fallen 17 percent year-over-year in the U.S. as consumers move towards ...... 27 Feb 2013 - 10 comments
Sweden has the world's fastest 4G
Sweden has the world's fastest 4G
According to a new OpenSignal study, Sweden has the world's fastest 4G, on average. While the U.S. has the widest LTE network, thanks to ...... 18 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Microsoft announces five new retail stores in U.S. this year
Microsoft announces five new retail stores in U.S. this year
After expanding wildly in 2012, Microsoft has announced it will open five new retail locations in the U.S. for 2013, following the six already announced. ...... 05 Feb 2013 - 3 comments
Antigua to launch unauthorized movie, music, software site to punish U.S.
Antigua to launch unauthorized movie, music, software site to punish U.S.
The Antiguan government looks to be planning to launch a site that will sell movies, music and software without giving a dime back to the copyright holders. ...... 27 Jan 2013 - 12 comments
Samsung says no Windows RT devices for the U.S.
Samsung says no Windows RT devices for the U.S.
Samsung has confirmed it will not release a Windows RT tablet in the U.S. The company's RT-based tablet, the Ativ Tab, will stay on the sidelines ...... 12 Jan 2013 - 3 comments
Apple tops 50 percent share in the U.S. in latest quarter
Apple tops 50 percent share in the U.S. in latest quarter
According to recent figures from Kantar, Apple managed to see its highest ever smartphone market share in the U.S. For the quarter ended ...... 23 Dec 2012 - 2 comments
Iranian hackers attacking U.S. banks
Iranian hackers attacking U.S. banks
According to sources, Iranian hackers have been attacking major U.S. banks like JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Bank of America for over a year ...... 23 Sep 2012 - 14 comments
Galaxy Note II carriers announced
Galaxy Note II carriers announced
Samsung has announced today that the upcoming Galaxy Note II will be available on five carrier in the U.S., the same as their flagship Galaxy S III. ...... 20 Sep 2012 - 5 comments
Nintendo to sell Wii U in U.S. for $300
Nintendo to sell Wii U in U.S. for $300
Despite pricing the console at $338 in Japan, Nintendo has priced the upcoming console cheaper for U.S. consumers. Set for release on November ...... 13 Sep 2012 - 19 comments
Has Facebook reached its peak in the U.S.?
Has Facebook reached its peak in the U.S.?
According to new comScore figures, Facebook's unique visitors from the U.S. declined in April and May, although the drops were not drastic. ...... 24 Jun 2012 - 16 comments
HTC forced to ship custom Android builds to avoid Apple patents
HTC forced to ship custom Android builds to avoid Apple patents
After losing a patent case to Apple, HTC has been forced to begin shipping custom Android builds in the U.S. Had they not, the company would ...... 17 May 2012
Nielsen: Majority of U.S. owns smartphones
Nielsen: Majority of U.S. owns smartphones
Research firm Nielsen has reported today that over 50 percent of U.S. consumers now own smartphones. As of March 31st, 2012, 50.4 percent ...... 08 May 2012
South Korea moving to 1 gigabit Internet connections
South Korea moving to 1 gigabit Internet connections
The New York Times is reporting that South Korea is preparing to increase their already fast Internet speeds. South Korea already has the ...... 27 Jan 2012 - 8 comments
Head's up: Spotify U.S. hitting 6 month anniversary
Head's up: Spotify U.S. hitting 6 month anniversary
Spotify finally made its way to the U.S. on July 14th, and hundreds of thousands of early adopters got a peak at the new service from invites ...... 08 Jan 2012
Google Voice extends free U.S. and Canada calls for another year
Google Voice extends free U.S. and Canada calls for another year
Google has made a welcome announcement today, extending their free calls within the U.S. and Canada Google Voice promotion for another year. ...... 14 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
HTC tops all smartphone vendors in U.S.
HTC tops all smartphone vendors in U.S.
While RIM continues its long fall from the top. HTC topped all other smartphone vendors for the Q3 2011, barely beating out Apple and Samsung. ...... 02 Nov 2011 - 3 comments
15 percent of Americans own e-readers, many more want
15 percent of Americans own e-readers, many more want
According to the latest poll from Harris Interactive, 15 percent of Americans currently own an e-reader while at least another 15 percent want ...... 08 Oct 2011
Spotify in the U.S. now open for all
Spotify in the U.S. now open for all
Thanks to Facebook, you no longer need an invitation to join the popular streaming music service. CEO Daniel Ek announced that users can ...... 23 Sep 2011 - 2 comments
The Asus Eee Pad Slider coming to U.S. this month
The Asus Eee Pad Slider coming to U.S. this month
Asus has announced the Eee Pad Slider will finally hit the U.S. this month. The much-hyped and long-awaited tablet will be available by the ...... 16 Sep 2011 - 6 comments
Spotify U.S. has over 1 million users already
Spotify U.S. has over 1 million users already
After three weeks of availability, Spotify reportedly has 1.4 million users. Perhaps more importantly, the service already has 175,000 paying ...... 13 Aug 2011
Nokia to retire Symbian in the U.S., move forward with WP7
Nokia to retire Symbian in the U.S., move forward with WP7
Nokia has said today that Symbian will be discontinued in the U.S. The smartphone OS, which was, until recently the most popular in the world, ...... 10 Aug 2011 - 4 comments
Review: Spotify Free for U.S.
Review: Spotify Free for U.S.
Following almost two years of delays, Spotify for the U.S. has launched today, in three variations. Spotify U.S. has an invite-only free ...... 14 Jul 2011 - 2 comments
Spotify is coming to the U.S. tomorrow
Spotify is coming to the U.S. tomorrow
Spotify will launch in the United States tomorrow, says FT. The unlimited streaming music service is very popular in Europe but has been ...... 14 Jul 2011 - 7 comments
Spotify hitting U.S. next week
Spotify hitting U.S. next week
Spotify is ready to launch in the United States by the middle of next week, with the company having notified the major labels of their intent. ...... 09 Jul 2011 - 2 comments
Spotify rumor round-up
Spotify rumor round-up
A few new Spotify rumors have hit the Web this week, mainly thanks to a leaked e-mail exchange between record label execs. If accurate, the ...... 24 Jun 2011
     

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