World’s first Voice over LTE launches in Korea; US stuck with 3G calls

by arstechnica A South Korean telecom provider is launching what appears to be the world’s first commercially available Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service tomorrow. SK Telecom announced that its high-definition Voice over LTE technology will be embedded in the Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE and “most of” its future LTE smartphones. 4G LTE services are widely […]


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judge ordered Oracle, Google to “Name their Abettors”

by arstechnica With the epic legal battle between Google and Oracle winding down, Judge William Alsup today made an unusual demand: the parties need to tell the court who its paid advocates are. Alsup is worried that Google and Oracle may have “retained or paid print or internet authors, journalists, commentators, or bloggers who have […]


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Facebook launches first “real cash” gambling app, only available in UK

by arstech On Tuesday, a British online gambling firm became the first “real cash” game available on Facebook. Bingo & Slots Friendzy, developed by London-based Gamesys, will only be available to UK-based Facebook users who are over 18. “Real money gaming is a popular and well-regulated activity in the UK, and we are allowing a […]


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YouTube app disappears from iOS 6 beta 4 as Apple breaks Google ties…

by 9to5google iOS 6 beta 4 has removed the YouTube application that existed on iOS since the first version in 2007. We’re not entirely sure what to make of this, but this could have to do with Apple trying to break away from dependence on Google services. iOS 6 drops Google Maps in favor of […]


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NASA’s Mars Rover Crashed Into a DMCA Takedown

by 9to5google NASA’s livestream coverage of the Curiosity rover’s landing on Mars was was practically as flawless as the landing itself, a refreshing alternative to all that troubled Olympics coverage. The broadcast – full of suspense, lucky peanut-eating, and ecstatic congratulations – was slow and hard to reach at times, but NASA servers never failed. […]