Mobile Minutes: Amazon, Facebook, BlackBerry, FCC, real-world search
June 19, 2014
Amazon introduces Fire phone
Amazon on Wednesday introduced its own smartphone a device optimized to allow customers to consume great amounts of video, books and music, preferably from Amazon.
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Facebook launches mobile app that does not require accounts in the social media site
Facebook Inc launched a smartphone app on Tuesday that will allow consumers to exchange disappearing photos and videos without requiring Facebook accounts, the Internet company’s latest effort to develop mobile services beyond its core social network.
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BlackBerry to announce app licensing deal with Amazon
BlackBerry Ltd is set to unveil a licensing deal with Amazon.com Inc that will allow the Canadian smartphone maker to offer about 240,000 Android apps from Amazon’s app store on BlackBerry’s new devices, according to sources.
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Democrats hope to push FCC to ban fast lanes online
Democratic lawmakers unveiled legislation Tuesday that would force the Federal Communications Commission to ban Internet fast lanes.
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Augmented realitys next frontier is real-world search
Theres no question that Wikipedia has become the easiest way to find information about nearly any term or topic imaginable. But what if you need to know the details of that thing youre looking at, but dont know its name?
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