The Daily Roundup for 02.13.2013

You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.

Aol acquires gdgt

Yes, the rumors are true! gdgt, the gadget database and website launched by Engadget founder Peter Rojas and founding editor Ryan Block, has been purchased by our parent company, Aol.

It's good to be back

You may have seen the announcement earlier today that AOL is acquiring gdgt and that Ryan Block and I are going to be rejoining the company. A lot of you may have no idea who I am, but I'm the guy who created Engadget and for a while there was the only person who wrote for it.

Allow me to reintroduce myself

Hey Engadget, I've missed you. For those of you who don't remember me, my name is Ryan, and until 2008 I served here as the Editor-in-Chief. Well, like Peter, I'm back. But this time I'm doing something totally different. Let's catch up.

Apple loses iPhone trademark in Brazil

Ouch. We had an inkling this might happen, but now it's official: the Brazilian authorities have just ruled in favor of a small handset manufacturer called Gradiente Eletronica in its trademark tussle with Apple.

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