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  • Meerkat And Periscope Aren't Sure What To Do With Their Hands
    Meerkat And Periscope Aren't Sure What To Do With Their Hands

    What is it about us that makes us do weird things on new apps? Just two days into the launch of the new live streaming app Periscope and showing off the contents of our fridge to thousands of strangers around the Internet is a thing. The hashtags #fr

    • Posted November 11, 2016
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  • ISIS Supporters Issue Death Threats Against Jack Dorsey And Twitter Employees
    ISIS Supporters Issue Death Threats Against Jack Dorsey And Twitter Employees

    A post written by ISIS supporters has emerged, threatening Twitter employees with death because the microblogging platform deletes accounts related to the terrorist group. Uploaded onto JustPaste.it, the post specifically targets Twitter co-founder J

    • Posted July 29, 2016
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  • Twitter's secret bid for Instagram led Facebook to pay up
    Twitter's secret bid for Instagram led Facebook to pay up

    Facebook's $1 billion blockbuster deal for Instagram may not just have been about shoring up its mobile weaknesses or helping people share beautiful photos. VentureBeat is reporting that a secret bid by Twitter for hundreds of million dollars helped

    • Posted June 21, 2016
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  • International Zune with phone functionality hinted in Microsoft job listings, magic boxes
    International Zune with phone functionality hinted in Microsoft job listings, magic boxes

    We're not sure how it happened (ok, we have an idea) but Microsoft went from confident incumbent to the scrappy tech underdog in the last few years. We're not talking marketshare here, but mindshare. Through it all the Xbox 360 has remained a constan

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • Steve Ballmer confirms Zune coming to Windows Mobile
    Steve Ballmer confirms Zune coming to Windows Mobile

    Rumors of a Zune phone have floated around forever, but we've always thought it would make more sense for Microsoft to start by simply making a Zune player for Windows Mobile -- a plan Steve Ballmer casually confirmed today in an interview with CIO M

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Zune rumors heat up, MS getting ready to launch Zune software on phones?
    Zune rumors heat up, MS getting ready to launch Zune software on phones?

    Yeah, something is definitely up in Zuneland. Not only did images of the Zune HD leak out late last week, today AdWeek says that Microsoft's auditioning three major ad agencies for the launch of a new mobile service called "Pink" -- which is the proj

    • Posted October 18, 2014
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  • J Allard says no Zune Phone on the horizon, Zune tattoo guy weeps
    J Allard says no Zune Phone on the horizon, Zune tattoo guy weeps

    The funkiest and freshest dude in Redmond, J Allard, has once again reached out to the people and dropped straight-up knowledge in regards to Zune Phone rumors. According to the report, during an interview with Reuters Allard shrugged off the chatter

    • Posted August 26, 2014
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  • "Zune Mobile" gets mentioned, plot thickens for Project Pink
    "Zune Mobile" gets mentioned, plot thickens for Project Pink

    Okay, so he doesn't have a thinner Xbox 360 than the rest of us -- at least, not one that's been captured on camera -- but Paul Thurrott still knows his way around Redmond, so when he utters the phrase "Zune Mobile," the cellphone-using world probabl

    • Posted July 31, 2014
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  • Microsoft's "Pink" smartphone to be Microsoft-branded?
    Microsoft's "Pink" smartphone to be Microsoft-branded?

    Ready for even more rumors about Windows Mobile 7 and Microsoft's mysterious "Pink" smartphone project? Good, cause we've got a few -- and the first is potentially huge. ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley says her best understanding of "Pink" is now that it's a M

    • Posted June 14, 2014
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  • Zune's last days: Microsoft pulling Zune HD apps, select features on August 31st
    Zune's last days: Microsoft pulling Zune HD apps, select features on August 31st

    Microsoft's oddly named music service put its official resignation in earlier this summer, but the Zune brand isn't in its coffin just yet -- although Redmond is certainly driving in the nails. Zune Pass subscribers, for instance, are now receiving w

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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  • Microsoft's "Pink" smartphone could rival iPhone on Verizon
    Microsoft's "Pink" smartphone could rival iPhone on Verizon

    It's crazy, we know. Just hours after hearing shockingly believable whispers that Apple's white-hot iPhone 3G could be sashaying over to Verizon Wireless, in flies a Wall Street Journal report asserting that the suits in Redmond are (also?) in talks

    • Posted January 11, 2014
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  • Robbie Bach says no Zune Phone, no Xbox Blu-ray... maybe a touchscreen Zune
    Robbie Bach says no Zune Phone, no Xbox Blu-ray... maybe a touchscreen Zune

    Someone clearly didn't want Microsoft fans being left out at this time of extreme Apple coverage. In an interview with SFGate, Robbie Bach manages to deftly deny the rumored Xbox / Blu-ray match-up, deny a Zune Phone is coming anytime soon (although

    • Posted November 19, 2013
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  • Zune 'Phone' devices listed in latest software update
    Zune 'Phone' devices listed in latest software update

    Whoa, what's this? The so-called Zune software maintenance release has a trio of Phone device drivers tucked away inside the Zune.inf file according to Long Zheng over at istartedsomething. And similar to the three devices listed representing the thr

    • Posted October 15, 2013
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  • Debunk: Microsoft files for Zune phone with FCC -- probably not
    Debunk: Microsoft files for Zune phone with FCC -- probably not

    There's some buzz going around right now about a "Zune phone" filed with the FCC -- we did a little extra digging, and we're not really convinced that's what's at hand. We know a Zune phone is in the works, that much is abundantly clear, but what pas

    • Posted August 3, 2013
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  • Zune 3.0 video blowout with just a hint of Zune phone
    Zune 3.0 video blowout with just a hint of Zune phone

    You've seen the PR, now check the videos. The zunitedcommunity just posted four introductory videos straight outta Redmond -- three demonstrate the new WiFi Marketplace, buy from FM, and Channel features in the 3.0 firmware while the fourth demonstra

    • Posted May 14, 2013
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  • Microsoft exec rekindles iPhone rival rumors, gives Zune a B-
    Microsoft exec rekindles iPhone rival rumors, gives Zune a B-

    It's probably not shocking to anyone that the Zune hasn't exactly lived up to the high hopes Microsoft had for it, and at the recent Citigroup technology conference in New York, Mindy Mount -- corporate vice president and CFO of the firm's entertainm

    • Posted December 13, 2012
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  • Zune software references rumored Project Pink devices, a video upload service?
    Zune software references rumored Project Pink devices, a video upload service?

    We weren't sure things could get any more interesting with Microsoft's mobile rumor mill, but along comes Zune Boards with some tantalizing findings in the latest Zune software update. First up is the eEndpointFamily files, which lists all the compat

    • Posted December 6, 2012
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  • Windows Mobile 7 megarumor: LG Apollo and HTC Obsession running flagship '720p' specs, Zune Phone Experience
    Windows Mobile 7 megarumor: LG Apollo and HTC Obsession running flagship '720p' specs, Zune Phone Experience

    Alright, this is some wild, heavy stuff, but the folks at WMExperts have compiled what they believe to be true about Windows Mobile 7, including a whole bunch of previously undisclosed info and even a couple of flagship phones. We can't vouch for the

    • Posted September 16, 2012
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  • Nokia / Microsoft working on Zune Marketplace integration?
    Nokia / Microsoft working on Zune Marketplace integration?

    First things first: open wide and ingest a mouthful of salt. Put away that bitter beer face and down it, we said! Okay, now that you're adequately skeptical, get a load of this. Word on the street has it that Nokia is currently working with Microsoft

    • Posted June 16, 2012
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  • Facebook Is Not Working On A Phone Just Like Google Was Not Working On A Phone
    Facebook Is Not Working On A Phone Just Like Google Was Not Working On A Phone

    In 2007, Google said it wasn’t working on a Google Phone. In 2009, Google said it wasn’t working on its own branded phone. In 2008, Microsoft said it wasn’t working on a Zune Phone. Leading up to the iPhone unveiling, we heard an Apple phone wasn’t c

    • Posted September 19, 2010
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