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Digital Media Darlings Unfazed by the Fall of the News Site Gigaom by FARHAD MANJOO

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By FARHAD MANJOO

When the news site ceased publishing, it seemed like a cautionary tale for a new gilded age. But, insiders say, Gigaom faced its own special problems.

Published: March 18, 2015 at 06:00PM

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Nintendo Forms Partnership to Develop Mobile Games by NICK WINGFIELD

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By NICK WINGFIELD

Nintendo, the video game maker that has long resisted a move to devices like smartphones, said it and DeNA would team up to create mobile games.

Published: March 17, 2015 at 06:00PM

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Pearson Under Fire for Monitoring Students’ Twitter Posts by NATASHA SINGER

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By NATASHA SINGER

Pearson, the education publishing giant, describes its practice of monitoring social media posts as a test-security measure, but some parents say the practice is unfair and invasive for students.

Published: March 16, 2015 at 06:00PM

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Gionee to launch slim dual-SIM Elife S7 on April 3 in India

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At MWC 2015, Gionee unveiled the 5.5mm Elife S7 as one of the thinnest dual-SIM smartphones. Now, the Chinese manufacturer is gearing up for the April launch of the smartphone next month in India by sending out formal invites.

Gionee has designed Elife S7 with a U-shaped skeleton, casted using aviation level alloy for its frame. The rest of the body is constructed using nano-molding plastic. The mere 5.5mm thick handset features a 5.2" 1080p AMOLED display.

Powered by a 64-bit MediaTek MT6752 SoC with Mali-T760 GPU, the S7 has 2 GB RAM and 16GB of built-in storage. The phone has a new Sensor Hub integrated to the SoC in order to conserve CPU usage and use less power. It will be offered in Los Angeles Black, North Pole White and Maldives Blue color options.

Being a dual-SIM smartphone, the S7 supports two 4G SIM modules simultaneously. It is powered by a 2,750 mAh battery. We managed to get a quick look at the device at…

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Xiaomi now sells accessories in India on its official site

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Xiaomi began selling accessories through the its official website. Going forward, users in the country can order headsets and cases for their smartphones directly from the manufacturer.

Xiaomi has been selling handsets online in India through an exclusive partnership with Flipkart. But on its home turf, Xiaomi hosts the fancy flash sales on its own website.

Basically, the Mi online store for India is slowly turning into an online store of its own, though its doesn't offer smartphones just yet. Last month, we reported about Xiaomi’s plans to follow the same strategy in the US…

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M 4.6 – 136km NW of Kilmia, Yemen

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Time
2015-03-18 03:21:46 UTC
2015-03-18 06:21:46 +03:00 at epicenter
Location
13.126°N 51.418°E
Depth
10.00 km (6.21 mi)

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The Apple Watch Face That Counts Down to Your Death

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The Apple Watch Face That Counts Down to Your Death
Here’s one way the Apple Watch could help you live a fuller life: by counting down the seconds until you die.

March 17, 2015 at 09:17PM
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