Google becomes second most valuable brand behind Apple, surpasses IBM

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According to a list published by Millward Brown Optimor, Google has just sneaked ahead of IBM to become the world’s second most valuable brand, behind Apple. According to the BrandZ list report, Google has a brand value of $113.669 billion. That’s well behind Apple’s $185.071 ...

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Google adds 217 more patents to their arsenal, courtesy of IBM

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In the latest patent war news, Google has recently acquired 188 granted patents and 29 pending patents from IBM. The deal went through on Dec. 31, 2011, and the information comes straight from the US Patent Office, so we can rest assured its legit. This isn’t the first time we’ve ...

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IBM Releases Beta Version of Lotus Notes Traveler, Targets Business Market

IBM recently announced a beta version of their Lotus Notes Traveler for Android handsets.  The app works much like their iPhone title and is designed to be a free collaboration tool with two-way synchronization of e-mail, calendar and contacts.

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IBM’s Lotus Notes on the Way to Android

IBM plans to release official Lotus Notes client for Android devices though an official timeline hasn’t been made available. The app will handle mail, calendar and contacts and will be designed to run on Android 2.0 and higher. The full details and specific features  have yet to be ...

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IBM’s ‘Seer’ Brings Augmented Reality to Wimbledon [VIDEO]

IBM has unveiled an Android application designed to change the way tennis fans keep up to date with all the action going down at Wimbledon 2009.  The app called Seer features location-aware visualization built for the T-Mobile G1.  Using augmented reality, Seer works as a real-time guide and ...

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Google jumps over Apple and becomes the most valuable brand

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Google became the most valuable brand in the world by leaping over Apple, at least according to Millward Brown’s 2014 100 Top BrandZ report. According to them Google had a 40% increase in value and is now valued at nearly $158.9 billion. Google Glass (which is in open beta now) certainly ...

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Lenovo debuts four new smartphones, including LTE-ready Vibe Z

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Lenovo gets the year going with four new Android smartphones Lenovo on Thursday introduced its new line of Android-powered smartphones, including their first LTE-equipped handset. In addition to LTE support, the Vibe Z is a razor thin (7.9mm) and features a quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. ...

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Rumors spreading of Lenovo and HTC acquisition

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With rumors going around of HTC looking at dual-booting Android / Windows devices, the company is now spinning around the rumor mill for a different reason. According to the Korean publication eToday, the Taiwanese manufacturer may be in talks with Lenovo about an acquisition. According to the ...

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American Airlines arming 17,000 flight attendants with Galaxy Note

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American Airlines has announced that it will begin arming its 17,000 flight attendants with a Samsung Galaxy Note for use on aircrafts. The move is an effort to improve customer satisfaction, and help modernize in-flight services. Keep an eye on your flight attendant the next time you fly the ...

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Comedy Central’s Indecision game arrives as election season heats up

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Funny, turn-based game seeks to find out who's really smarter - Democrats, Republicans or Independents?

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IMB and HTC partnering over Android and enterprise

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IBM and HTC have been working in tandem to help bring a more appealing enterprise experience to Android, according to new reports. The pair recently demonstrated IBM software running on HTY devices during IBM’s IBM’s Lotusphere and Connect conference and have some lofty aspirations. As ...

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Lenovo impresses at CES with Android

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The magic that is CES is starting a bit early, thanks to Lenovo. They’ve unveiled several new Android devices, and each is just as impressive as the next. Let’s start with what everyone wants to see: tablets. Lenovo announced the IdeaTab S2 10, which is packing a 10-inch display, a ...

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Jajah – Reach Out and Touch a Facebook Friend

  Jajah has just released their new feature for Android users (iOS version soon to follow) to be able to call online Facebook friends anywhere in the world, right out of their phone address books.  The Jajah app has been available in the Android Market for some time but the Facebook ...

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Motorola’s Response to Droid X Bootloader controversy

You have probably heard all the noise from the angry shouts in the Android Community concerning the newly released Droid X, and it’s super locked-down bootloader.  Motorola has gotten a lot of flak because they have made it next to impossible to root the Droid X, which is something that a ...

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A Familiar Situation

I write this today at the very real risk of further exposing my age. I’ve already divulged in articles past that I worked with Novell in the 90′s and have a lego-loving nine year old but this may serve to better pinpoint the number of rings around my mid section. It’s exciting to ...

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