Mobile Minutes: Galaxy S6 angers Apple; Twitter blames Apple mobile bug; Microsoft acquires Sunrise; App for eSports
You’ve heard the rumours. The Galaxy S6 will mark the beginning of a new era for Samsung and a bold new direction. The problem is it looks a lot like the direction already taken by Apple.
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Twitter says Apple mobile software bug caused it to lose millions of users
Twitter Inc., which posted disappointing fourth-quarter user growth, gave a surprising reason for the slowdown: Apple Inc.’s new mobile software. The San Francisco-based company said Apple’s September rollout of iOS 8, the iPhone maker’s new mobile operating system, cost it 4 million new users for integration-related reasons.
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Microsoft is acquiring popular calendar app Sunrise for $100 million
Microsoft has acquired the popular calendar app Sunrise, TechCrunch reports. The deal will be announced soon and the price is around $100 million, a source tells us. The app allows users to import their calendar from iCloud, Exchange, and Google Calendar.
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TheScore sports app to start covering eSports, report
In addition to live hockey and football scores, sports fans can now get similar updates for professional League of Legends video game tournaments, via a new mobile sports app from theScore.
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