This week was loaded with big mobile news from regulars such as Apple to an old school mobile giant, that artist formerly known as Research in Motion. Take a look at some of the stories that made this week stand out.
- Michael Dell to seek majority control in buyout bid
- Is the PlayStation 4 coming February 20th?
- Brian Reynolds departs Zynga
- Adding insult to injury for CBS and CNET: Hopper wins CES award anyway
- Amazon Q4 revenue up 22 percent, but softer than expected
- Google’s attack on N. Korean concentration camp gets hit with user reviews
- Twitter’s Vine may have a porn problem
- Wall Street Journal announces that it was hacked by the Chinese, too
- Research in Motion is now simply “BlackBerry”
- Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo revitalization continues
- Apple iPad fourth-generation model includes 128GB, retina display
- Pinterest getting revamped for speed and easier navigation
- Synthetic DNA used as data storage shouldn’t terrify earth’s current inhabitants yet
- Temple Run 2 becomes fastest growing mobile game with 50M downloads in under 2 weeks
- Facebookâ€™s solid results are greeted cautiously
- Put your head on a Pez dispenser with a 3D printer
- Nokia receives $1.35 billion grant to fevelop the “strongest material ever tested” (satire)
- Which is better, Siri or Google Voice Search?
- 5 ways to work smarter on your smartphone
- Leonard Nimoy sings about Bilbo Baggins. Your argument is invalid.
- 5 types of Facebook content that make local businesses stand out
- Is Facebook creating its own demise by building a moat around the castle?
- Introducing Macintosh. For the LEGO lovers among us.
- If you’re a lazy gamer, have we got the bed for you
- When Albert Einstein stopped by Hopi House
Check back every Friday morning for the week in review so you can be armed with everything you need to know before the weekend.