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January 10, 2015, 11:35 AM

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Pew Internet:
Pew Report: Facebook growth slows, but user engagement increases; while Twitter and others grow userbase, not engagement  —  Social Media Update 2014  —  In a new survey conducted in September 2014, the Pew Research Center finds that Facebook remains by far the most popular social media site.
Justin Duino / Android Central:
Hands-on with the Remix Ultra Tablet, a Microsoft Surface-like Android tablet created by three ex-Google engineers  —  First look at the Remix Ultra Tablet  —  An Android tablet to get work done on  —  Jide, a company founded by three ex-Googlers, showed off its first device at CES 2015 — the Remix Ultra Tablet.
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Screenshots emerge of Windows 10's new dark theme, taskbar, and Spartan browser UI  —  This is Windows 10's new browser and dark theme  —  Microsoft is preparing to unveil a new browser in Windows 10, codenamed Spartan, and leaked images are providing an early glimpse at the Internet Explorer successor.
Bonnie Cha / Re/code:
ZTE announces Spro 2, an Android-powered projector/hotspot that improves upon predecessor in battery life and brightness, to be sold exclusively on AT&T  —  CES Snapshot: ZTE's Smart Projector Gets Brighter, Better Battery Life  —  ZTE grabbed a lot of attention at CES last year when it debuted the Spro …
Claire Brownell / Financial Post:
Report: Shopify planning IPO in US and Canada this year to raise about $100M at $1B+ valuation  —  Shopify Inc planning IPO in Canada and U.S. in 2015, hopes to raise US$100M: report  —  Ottawa-based e-commerce firm Shopify Inc. hopes to raise about US$100 million in a planned initial public offering …
Deborah Gage / Wall Street Journal:
Database Company MongoDB Raises Another $80 Million  —  Database company MongoDB Inc. has raised another $80 million to take on powerful incumbents and startups in the race to win business customers. … The company had named a new president and chief executive, Dev Ittycheria …
Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat:
Nintendo blames taxes as it exits Brazil  —  Mario isn't afraid to brave the dangers of ice worlds or Bowser's castle, but tariffs have scared him away from Brazil.  —  The game publisher revealed today that it is ending operations in the South American nation (via UOL Brazil).

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