2013 Was a Huge Year for Android Gaming

And paid apps on both Android and iOS are falling deeper into obscurity.
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Yahoo to Shutter Cairo Office to “Streamline Operations” Globally

Yahoo closes up shop in Egypt.
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As Investment Rises, Games Are Still Raking In a Huge Slice of the Mobile Revenue Pie

And investment in those games is climbing back up, according to Digi-Capital.
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Samsung’s David Eun Talks About New Silicon Valley Accelerator (Video)

The Korean consumer electronics giant moves into the tech center in a big way.
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Co-Founder Yat Siu on Animoca’s Big Menu of “Fast Food” Mobile Games

With more than 350 games, Animoca is all about quantity, and its co-founder says being based away from Silicon Valley helps.
Pretty Pet Salon is one of the more popular games Animoca has published, and started a "Pretty Pet" franchise.

LivingSocial Hack Update: Investigation Ongoing, While Emails Out to 50 Million Users

On the bright side … actually, there is no bright side.
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LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed (Internal Memo)

Another cyber-attack in a long line of worrisome incursions.
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Galaxy S 4 Is a Good, but Not a Great, Step Up

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 is an evolution of prior Samsung models and despite some improvements, it still is especially weak in the software Samsung adds to basic Android.
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The Dark Side of the Digital Revolution

How do you explain to people that they are a YouTube sensation, when they have never heard of YouTube or the Internet?