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Nvidia files lawsuits against Samsung and Qualcomm

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Nvidia has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Samsung and Qualcomm. The patents are related to mobile graphics processors. This is the first patent lawsuit in Nvidia’s company history.

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Facebook Inc (FB) Android app hits 1 billion installs

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The Facebook
 Inc (NASDAQ:FB) Android app has hit 1 billion downloads on Android. That means that it is the first non-Google app to hit 1 billion downloads on Google Play. The Facebook Android app beat several individual Google apps like Chrome, Hangouts, and Google Search. Some of Google’s Android apps that surpassed 1 billion downloads include Gmail, Google Maps, and YouTube.

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AT&T Inc. (T) sues Cox Communications over patents 

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AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has filed a lawsuit against Cox Communications. AT&T claims that Cox is infringing seven AT&T patents that covers technology ranging from DVRs to packet loss over a network.

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Google may reveal Android One on September 15

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In India, Google is hosting an event on September 15th — we suspect that it may involve the announcement of Android One. Android One is a platform that will enable Google to bring higher quality Android devices to far regions.

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Samsung announces Gear S smartwatch

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Samsung has announced a new smartwatch called the Gear S. The Gear S is a Tizen-powered smartwatch that has a curved display.

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WhatsApp hits 600 million active users

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Mobile messaging app WhatsApp has hit 600 million monthly active users, according to CEO and founder Jan Koum. Here is a tweet that the company sent out.
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Samsung Galaxy S5 has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Samsung Mobile’s official U.K. YouTube page has posted a video of the Samsung Galaxy S5 taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. What a clever way to show that the Galaxy S5 is waterproof. However, the S5 has challenged the iPhone 5s, the HTC One M8 and the Nokia Lumia 930 to take the same challenge.

Ticketfly acquires WillCall app

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Ticketfly is an online ticketing company that has acquired the WillCall, a concert discovery app for iOS and Android. Founded in 2010, WillCall helps users discover and attend more live events.

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