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Smartphones make up 40% of all mobile phones in the U.S.

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poweredbytech:

According to data from Nielsen, 40% of mobile users over 18 in the United States now carry a smartphone. Android carries a 40% share of those smartphone owners, follwed by Apple at 28% and RIM falling to 19%. Windows Mobile users still far exceed Windows Phone 7 users at a 7:1 ratio.

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Under the fold is perhaps the more interesting bit: Amongst those who plan on getting a smartphone in the future, more intend to purchase Android phones than iPhones.

The Queen visits Ireland - in pictures

anthonybourdain:

You can say that we are deliberately tackling a tired and well worn format for the sheer challenge of seeing if we can make it interesting and possibly even useful. We are well aware that many of the meals and experiences on No Reservations are, frankly, impossible to duplicate. The upcoming last…

nprfreshair:

Excel by Hand — mathematical drawings by James Bills via thefrontsection

nprfreshair:

Excel by Hand — mathematical drawings by James Bills via thefrontsection

soundcloud:

SoundCloud Spotted is new weekly roundup of the most interesting uses of SoundCloud out on the interwebz. Here you can find all you’ll ever need to know about super cool apps, SoundCloud exclusives and new and exciting SoundClouders!


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thedailyfeed:

Dear Daily readers,

Thank you for all the feedback. We hear you and we are committed to making The Daily the best possible experience. That’s our entire focus.

In five short months we’ve brought The Daily from vision to version 1.0, created a custom content management system, built a…

latimes:

Washington Post Co. launched its venture into social media on Wednesday with news aggregation website Trove, which filters content from more than 10,000 media sources according to a user’s preferences. We’re still diving into Trove ourselves, but by far the most amazing part of the site is the intro video, created by Next Media Animation.

decodering:

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felixsalmon:

It seems to me there are three possibilities w/r/t that WSJ editorial:

  1. It was essentially dictated by Rupert Murdoch;
  2. It was written by Paul Gigot or someone else in an attempt to write what Rupert Murdoch would like to see;
  3. It’s a genuine statement of what the WSJ actually believes.

Genuine question, here: which of these three options would be the worst?

nprfreshair:

Thanks to Thomas from Tumblr customer service for this prompt reply:

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