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Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr has been made official, in a $1.1bn deal that will see the microblogging site run as a separate business as part of Yahoo’s promise “not to screw it up. Samsung’s Android 4.2.2 update for the Galaxy S III has leaked, bringing Galaxy S 4 functionality to the older smartphone, though the official release isn’t expected until sometime in June. An Xbox TV, a console piggy-backing on your cable box, DVR functionality, streaming gaming, and augmented reality have all been topics of Microsoft development for the next-gen “Xbox 720“, sources claim, though how much of the prototype tech will make it to the eventual hardware is still unclear. Smartphone startup Jolla has revealed its first device, the Sailfish-powered Jolla, expected to ship by the end of the year. Samsung is offering developers a share of up to $800,000 if they cook up apps for the Galaxy S 4, but they’ll have to use the company’s Chord SDK for media streaming and impromptu networking if they want a shot at the prize money. Samsung is readying new, smaller versions of its S-Series Ultra HD TV, with 55- and 65-inch models due to hit Korea in June, while a 13. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 dashboard is in line for a new, significant update, insiders claim, paving the way for the next-gen “Xbox 720” with elements of Windows 8. This morning a deal between Yahoo and Tumblr has been approved according to sources familiar with the matter. Hisense, a company known for making budget Chinese tablets, will soon be releasing their Android tablets stateside. Apple CEO Tim Cook is an interesting person. He marched his way to the top of Apple’s corporate ladder through hard work and an uncommon intelligence that Steve Jobs, one of the most highly respected chief executives in history, respected.