Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Top Stories of the Day // November 6, 2012


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Today's Top Stories // Nov 6, 2012

Mary Meeker Gives Mid-Year Internet Trends Report: Android Adoption Ramping Up 6X Faster Than iPhone

KPCB partner Mary Meeker usually publishes her famed Internet Trends report once a year, but gave a small San Francisco crowd a mid-year update tonight. The... read more

Amazon Offers $7.99 Monthly Subscription To Amazon Prime [Update: Amazon Confirms It's Only A Test]

Amazon is now offering users a monthly option for its Amazon Prime service, priced at $7.99 per month, as an alternative to the $79/yearly subscription. It's... read more

Yep, It's Coming: Google Wallet's Help Site Mentions The "Google Wallet Card"

Just in case you needed more proof that the leaked news revealing a forthcoming physical Google Wallet Card is indeed legit, you can just visit Google's own... read more

Apple Patents Vanishing Touch Interfaces, New Method For Targeted Computer Cooling

Apple was granted a couple of interesting patents today (spotted by AppleInsider), including one for multitouch surfaces embedded in devices that appear and... read more

Gartner: 1.2 Billion Smartphones, Tablets To Be Bought Worldwide In 2013; 821 Million This Year: 70% Of Total Device Sales

The unstoppable rise of smartphones and tablets will see 1.2 billion of the devices being bought worldwide next year, analyst Gartner is predicting. It also... read more

AT&T To Launch $99 Nokia Lumia 920, $49 Lumia 820 On Nov. 9; HTC's 8X To Arrive "Before Thanksgiving"

Well, there we have it: after vaguely pointing to a November launch window for its first batch of Windows Phone 8 handsets, AT&T has finally decided to get... read more

Apple Vs Motorola Mobility: U.S. Judge Dismisses Apple Patent Licensing Lawsuit

A judge in a U.S court has dismissed a case brought by Apple against Google-owned Motorola Mobility. Apple had complained Motorola was seeking excessive... read more

Report: StumbleUpon's Traffic Down 53% Since July

New data from social plugin provider Shareaholic released today is showing a continued decline in traffic sent to publishers' websites from StumbleUpon.... read more

Shpock Wants To Be A Flea Market In Your Pocket

In response to the unworldliness of uber-marketplaces like eBay, Shpock ("shop in your pocket") is a new iOS and Android app from Austrian startup, Finderly,... read more

E-Commerce Startup ShopLocket Now Lets Merchants Bundle Physical And Digital Goods

ShopLocket was launched earlier this year to provide an ultra-simple way for users to sell goods online. Now it's providing a way for merchants who use its... read more

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