Mobile Morning Coffee (11/22/11)

Mobile Morning Coffee

The most relevant mobile stories from the past 24 hours, served with cream and two sugars.

Hackers unsuccessfully attempt to breach one million AT&T accounts (via The Verge)
AT&T customers are receiving emails informing them of a potential security breach in which hackers attempted to gain access to their online accounts.

HP’s sale of webOS may hinge on the company licensing it back for use in printers (via The Verge)
VentureBeat, citing sources intimate with HP’s negotiations to offload its Palm assets, reports that the company wants to be able to license webOS back for use in printers — so much, in fact, that the issue has become “a crucial part” of discussions.

Textfree Users Have Sent And Received 20 Billion Text Messages, Free Of Charge (via TechCrunch)
Turns out you don’t have to charge an arm and a leg for SMS messages to make money off of texting.

AppMobi to Open Source All Its HTML5 APIs on Black Friday (via ReadWriteWeb)
HTML5 development firm AppMobi is releasing its DirectCanvas, device-APIs for iOS and Android and its MobiUs browser among hundreds of other HTML5 development APIs as open-source projects free for developers to build upon.

Domino’s Lets You Make a Pizza On Your iPad and Then Order it in Real Life (via Mashable)
Domino’s Pizza Hero is a game/app that simulates the experience of kneading dough, spreading sauce, sprinkling cheese, placing toppings and cutting slices. Domino’s Pizza Delivery Hero to follow.

Google Launches Search App for iPad — With a Siri-like Feature [VIDEO] (via Mashable)
Google unveiled the latest version of its free Search app for the iPad on Monday, making searching on the Apple tablet faster and more intuitive.

Will HTC ‘Buffy’ Be the Facebook Phone We’ve Always Wanted? [REPORT] (via Mashable)
Facebook is working with HTC to develop a phone that has a much deeper integration with the social network than any previous smartphone, but it’s at least a year away.

Video look: Kindle Fire vs. Nook Tablet (via GigaOM)
Kevin C. Tofel takes a closer look at both tablets.

Can a new wave of apps kill the 5-star rating system? (via GigaOM)
Can crowdsourced recommendation apps outperform the critics?

Millennial: Android Leads Mobile Ad Impressions For 11 Months In A Row (via TechCrunch)
In October, Android led the Connected Device and Smartphone OS Mix on Millennial with 56% of the impressions on the ad network.




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