Jamie Lendino


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Car Ignition Key Jams Cell Phones

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Here’s a new one: University of Utah researchers have created a car ignition key that prevents the driver from talking on a cell phone or sending text messages while behind [...]

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Google Relaunches Gmail SMS Service

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The merging of online and mobile continues: Google has relaunched the company’s Gmail-based SMS text messaging service after running into some trouble with it back in October, CNET News reports. [...]

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Time Warner CEO: AOL Still Up for Grabs

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In today’s Will-It-Ever-End department, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said the company is still working hard on a possible deal involving AOL, and hopes to come to some kind of [...]

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Paul McCartney Releases MP3 Album

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Add Paul McCartney to the list of famous artists striking out on their own terms. Slashdot reports that the former Beatle has a side project called The Fireman, and that [...]

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Yahoo Axes 1,500 Employees

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As previously reported, Yahoo on Wednesday began laying off employees, following up on an announcement to cut its workforce by at least 10 percent in an effort to turn the [...]

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RIM Acquires Chalk Media Mobile Content Platform

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Research in Motion announced today that it is purchasing Chalk Media for $18.7 million. Chalk is the developer of Mobile Chalkboard, a mobile content platform and application suite that lets [...]

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Morgan Stanley: iPod, iPhone Demand Falling

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Morgan Stanley just cut its price target on Apple shares due to what the company cites as weaker demand for its iPod and iPhone, according to Reuters. “The brokerage conducted [...]

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Bopaboo Launches ‘Legal’ MP3 Trading Service

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One of the problems with buying music tracks online is that they have zero resale value. Unlike with, say, a CD that you can trade in at the local music [...]

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Tunebite Strips Nokia Comes With Music DRM

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Well, that sure didn’t take long: Tunebite just upgraded its universal music converter software, and as Engadget reports, one of its key features is the ability to remove the copy [...]

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AOL Upgrades Bebo

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AOL is determined to get something out of its $850 million investment in social network Bebo. As AllThingsD reports, today the portal is unveiling a new home page, adding a [...]

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News.com: TV Can Kill Movies at iTunes, Netflix

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The other day, we reported on how popular movies are beginning to disappear from the iTunes Store without explanation, which affects what iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV owners can purchase. [...]

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Verve Wireless Signs Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Chicago

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Verve Wireless, a mobile ad network, has signed the Chicago Sun-Times, The San Diego Union-Tribune, Time Out Chicago, Time Out New York and Metro International, MediaPost reports, bringing the company’s [...]

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Informa: Mobile TV to Hit $10 Billion by 2013

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Mobile TV may be off to a slow start here in the U.S., but according to a new study from Informa Telecoms & Media, it’s expected to generate revenues of [...]

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Playboy Launches Made-For-Mobile Series

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As we first reported last month, Playboy announced the official debut of Interns, a new digital series developed, shot, and produced specifically for the mobile Web. As FierceMobileContent reports, Interns [...]

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Macworld: DRM-Free iTunes BS for Now

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Over the past few days, there’s been some noise about how Apple may finally begin selling DRM-free iTunes Store music from the other three major record labels, not just EMI. [...]