Sep 8th 2013
This Week in Tech 422
Nine Degrees of Whimsy
Microsoft/Nokia, Galaxy Gear, antisocial YouTube, NSA subversion, and more.
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- Microsoft to acquire Nokia's device and services division
- From “Can We Talk?” to a Coffee-Table Mishap — The Inside Story of Microsoft’s Nokia Deal
- Nokia's $7.2BN Devices & Services Exit Is Just The Latest Chapter In A 150-Year History Of Business Shifts
- Android KitKat is the next version of Google's mobile operating system
- Android KitKat unveiled in Google surprise move
- Google’s strategy to take over computing continues: Chrome apps
- Google apparently slips unannounced Nexus phone in its KitKat video
- Looks like LG is building a 5-inch Nexus 5 with Snapdragon 800 chip
- Samsung Galaxy Note 3 makes official debut with 5.7-inch 1080p screen and faux-leather back, available September 25th
- Thanks to a new chip, the Galaxy Note 3's huge screen won't kill its battery
- Samsung unveils Galaxy Gear smartwatch with 1.63-inch AMOLED touchscreen, built-in camera, 70 apps
- Apple announces special event for September 10
- Rumored iPhone 5S packaging shows silver ring 'fingerprint sensor' around home button
- N.S.A. Able to Foil Basic Safeguards of Privacy on Web
- Yes, the NSA Hacked Encryption - But You Have a Defense
- Legislation Seeks to Bar N.S.A. Tactic in Encryption
- Introducing the All-New Kindle Paperwhite—The 6th Generation of Kindle
- Exclusive: Amazon Wants To Offer Its Smartphone for Free. Who Will Follow?
- Amazon: No Phone Launch 'This Year' and ‘Would Not Be Free'
- Geeking Out on the Logo
- Over one-fifth of people use ad-blocking software - and it's beginning to hurt
- NASA successfully launches lunar mission to investigate mysterious glowing moondust