Mobile Minutes: Samsung, Intel, Stereopublic, planes
By Staff reports
November 25, 2013
Jury tells Samsung to pay Apple $290 million
A jury on Thursday said that Samsung Electronics would have to pay Apple $290 million more in damages for violating patents, putting an end to one chapter in the long-running patent struggle between the two tech companies, The New York Times reports.
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Intel discloses shift toward mobile devices, other markets
Intel Corp.’s chief executive disclosed strategy shifts meant to accelerate the company’s move into mobile devices and other new markets, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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Stereopublic: A crowdsourced app for finding the best places for peace and quiet
If you live in a place like New York City, sometimes the best way to get alone time is to plug in your headphones and blast very loud music into your ears. Its not quiet, but it is peace. Of course, every city has those magical little nooks where the noise falls away and its possible to gather your thoughts and enjoy a moment of silence. Its finding them thats the hard part, per Wired.
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Opposition to mobile phone chat on planes
The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has suggested that passengers should be allowed to make calls once a plane reaches 10,000 feet, according to BBC.
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