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73% Of U.S. Adults Use Social Networks, Pinterest Passes Twitter In Popularity, Facebook Stays On Topview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook may be currently facing question marks over how well it’s faring with younger users, but among those over 18 in the U.S. it remains the social network king. (IT news)

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Yahoo Ends 2013 With No Apps In Apple’s Top 100view story

http://techcrunch.com – Yahoo put of lot of effort and investment toward presenting a new Yahoo to the world in 2013, and a lot of that has hinged on improving its mobile business. There have been significant updates to old apps; over a dozen (out of a total of 28) mobile-related acquisitions to pick up talent, technology and products; and tests for what Yahoo should focus on next. (IT news)

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Smuxi: ottima app per le chat via IRCview story

http://www.oneopensource.it – Durante il periodo natalizio capita di avere qualche momento libero in più per i nostri amici, e dunque teniamo aperti i vari client di messaggistica più spesso del normale: ad esempio a me capita di ritrovarmi con alcuni vecchi amici su un channel di IRC e per questo mi tengo sempre aggiornato sui nuovi client IRC. (Software)

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New Google EnergySense information emergesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Right after learning that Google was again working on a smart thermostat, new information has been obtained. A tipster shared some of it with Android Police. EnergySense “will be able to control your home’s thermostat remotely via Android or a web-based console.” And in the image above, you see the interface on an Android tablet. (IT news)

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layout_weight not pixel perfect?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – I'm an absolutely new coder, and I'm trying to design a short-side-of-the-screen navigation bar for an application that forces landscape view and allows the Android nav bar to be seen. This basically comes down to creating a vertical button bar on the left side of the screen, and to maintain adaptability, I've decided to structure it with layout_weight within a LinearLayout block. (HowTos)

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Facebook Acquires SportStream To Increase Sports Chatter By Providing News Outlets With Cleaner Dataview story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook wants more users talking about sports on it instead of Twitter, so today it announced the acquisition of SportStream, a startup that analyzes social media mentions of sports and provides clean data access to news outlets and teams. (IT news)

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Amazon Kinesis Now In Public Beta For Developers To Build Real-Time Appsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Amazon Kinesis, the company’s new data streaming analytics platform, is now in public beta. It allows developers to build real-time apps without managing the complexity of multiple clusters. (IT news)

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Win Free Linux Loot: Who Said This?view story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – The Linux Foundation today is premiering its end-of-year video, Linux 2013: Changing the World One Line of Code at a Time. It was a phenomenal year of growth for Linux. It is the fastest-growing operating system in the enterprise where it’s supporting the latest advancements in cloud computing, big data, storage, power and more. (General)

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Browser pages won't load Chrome and Firefox after Java SDK installview story

http://superuser.com – For weeks now, Facebook doesn't load properly. Just texts flushed to the left of the screen. Recently, it loaded well. Then back to overlapping texts. Forbes.com doesn't load. Youtube videos don't load either. (HowTos)

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LXer: How to access Twitter from the command line on Linuxview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Published at LXer: There is no shortage of Twitter clients available, differing in terms of features, operating system support, interface, mobile capabilities, etc. If you are one of those command line junkies, there is one for you as well. This tutorial will demonstrates how to access Twitter from the command line using Twitter CLI. (HowTos)