Dec, 18 2012

  • NASA’s Curiosity rover checks-in on Foursquare. Becomes Mars’ first mayor. [Foursquare]
  • YouTube eases up on auto Content ID takedowns. Details new appeals process for creators and partners. [YouTube]
  • Microsoft may be looking to acquire music streaming service Rdio. [WinSource]
  • According to Motorola, Google doesn’t give Moto any “special treatment.” [CNET]
  • The Amazing Spiderman on Blu-Ray gets 2nd screen companion app. Now available in the Play Store. [Engadget]
  • Oracle’s not done yet. Files appeal in Google patent case. [FOSSPatents]
  • 300,000 virtualized Android brains form the MegaDroid. Used for studying network havoc. [ArsTechnica]
  • Via Licensing assembles AT&T, Clearwire, HP, NTT Docomo and others to pool standard-essential LTE patents for the greater good. [TechCrunch]
  • Philips Fidelio AS351/37 is only $25 on CowBoom! Marked down from $135. [CowBoom]
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