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  • News orgs sue FBI for details on San Bernardino iPhone exploit

    News orgs sue FBI for details on San Bernardino iPhone exploit

    The Associated Press, Vice Media and Gannett, the parent company of USA Today, sued the FBI today in an attempt to uncover information about how the law enforcement agency was able to unlock an iPhone used by Syed Farook, one of the San Bernardino shooters. The Justice Department initially sought to force Apple to create custom software that would allow the device to be unlocked, but dropped… Read More

  • Junaio Brings Augmented Reality Superbowl Fun

    Some would argue that Augmented Reality has been a part of televised sporting events for some time. Indeed, we have come to rely on those virtual first down overlays when watching an NFL game. But USA Today and Metaio have partnered to bring a different kind of AR goodness to the Smartphone owners out there itching for additional content related to the biggest U.S. sporting event of the… Read More

  • USA Today Buys Consumer Electronics Review Network

    USA Today Buys Consumer Electronics Review Network

    The USA Today just announced the purchase of, a group of 12 consumer electronics review sites that focus on gadgets, technology and more. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The network of sites include,,,, and reaches… Read More

  • USA Today Launches Headline Aggregator Newsdeck

    USA Today has launched Newsdeck, a site that aggregates the top news stories from the paper’s site. Each topic of news has an individual widget on the site with links to news stories. Currently the site features stories on 8 different topics, including “News,” “Money,” “Life,” and more. Each widget allows you to auto scroll down with your mouse for… Read More

  • USA Today is unaware of Kindle 2.0

    A USA Today advertisement in today’s paper proves once and for all, the print media is slow to react and update by using a Kindle 1.0 instead of the new version. Can you believe it? Did none of the marketing gurus know that that Amazon announced the new and improved model almost two months ago? Doesn’t look like it. Full size image of the atrocity after the jump. Read More

  • Sirius XM ad in USA Today portends future channel line-up

    Hi-res version here This scan from last Friday’s USA Today (yes, I know that’s “ancient” in Internet time, but that’s all we’ve got) sheds some light on just what Sirius XM’s combined offering will look like. What’s not understood is if this ad represents the finality of the Sirius XM. That is, should we assume that the only dance channels that… Read More