22 years

22 years

Facebook rules the social networking world with 1 billion users

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Facebook on Thursday announced that it now has more than 1 billion monthly active users, more than any other social network in the world. The social network also said that more than 600 million users are now accessing Facebook from their mobile devices. In comparison, Twitter's latest official update...
Facebook rules the social networking world with 1 billion users

Microsoft’s J. Allard and Robbie Bach Are Leaving The Company

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Microsoft is losing two high-profile executives. Both J. Allard, "Chief Experience Offer" and Entertainment and Device Division's CTO, and Robbie Bach, President of Entertainment and Devices Division, are leaving the company per a Steve Ballmer email from this morning. These are the guys behind the Xbox, Zune, Project Natal, and...
Microsoft’s J. Allard and Robbie Bach Are Leaving The Company
What the web is saying about the god particle
iRobot Releases New Versions Of Its Vacuuming Robot And Its Gutter Cleaning Robot
My Bloody Valentine website collapses as fans rush to download first album in 22 years

Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

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On Wednesday, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) arrested and charged a 24-year-old man from New South Wales who claims to be the leader of LulzSec. The man, who has not yet been named publicly by the authorities, is believed to be the person behind the online moniker “Aush0k.” Other Australian media have...
Australia arrests and charges self-proclaimed LulzSec leader "Aush0k"

Picture of the Day: Hubble Marks 22 Years in Orbit With Stunning View of a Star-Forming Region

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Picture of the Day: Hubble Marks 22 Years in Orbit With Stunning View of a Star-Forming Region
IBM deploys hot-water cooled supercomputer

Apple CEO Cook: The iPhone Now Casts The Halo Over The iPad

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It’s kind of amazing to consider how passé the iPod, the gadget that defined a decade of music, has become at Apple: the iPhone is the now the halo maker, according to Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook. In comments before the financial community at the Goldman Sachs Technology...
Apple CEO Cook: The iPhone Now Casts The Halo Over The iPad

If It Takes You 20 Years To Notice Madonna Sampled Your Songs, Perhaps It's A Transformative Use

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Ima Fish alerts us to the news that Madonna is being sued for copyright infringement over samples in the hit song "Vogue." That song, you may recall, came out in 1990. So you might think that it's a bit late to claim copyright infringement. Why did it take so long?...
If It Takes You 20 Years To Notice Madonna Sampled Your Songs, Perhaps It's A Transformative Use

Microsoft vet Doug Hebenthal sets sail after 21 years, lands at Amazon

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Doug Hebenthal Doug Hebenthal, who helped create the Xbox game console and the original Zune media player, has left the company after 21 years. We’re told he’s planning to join Amazon.com, and we’ve reached out to him to learn more about the role he’s taking on at the online retailer....
Microsoft vet Doug Hebenthal sets sail after 21 years, lands at Amazon
Pittsburgh hostage drama plays out on Facebook
Beyond Hubble, the Space Telescope Science Institute begins working on ATLAST

POLL: Help this 22-year-old find his next smartphone

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Is this my next phone? I’ve arrived at the biggest dilemma known to humankind: Apple or Samsung? OK, maybe not humankind. But it’s certainly a raging debate in the smartphone world (in the courtroom, too, but we’ll save that for another day). My two-year-old HTC G2 seems ancient now — someone called...
POLL: Help this 22-year-old find his next smartphone

Former Mac OS X chief Bertrand Serlet working on cloud startup with ex-Apple colleagues

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Back in March of 2011, Apple officially announced that Mac OS X chief Bertrand Serlet would be leaving Apple after 22 years with Steve Jobs at NeXT and Apple. At the time of the announcement, Serlet said he wanted “to focus less on products and more on science”, but we...
Former Mac OS X chief Bertrand Serlet working on cloud startup with ex-Apple colleagues

Remembering Carly Foulkes : The T-Mobile Girl Who Just Got Dropped From Its New Campaign

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Even though T-Mobile girl Carly Foulkes is one of the most recognizable brand spokespeople out there right now, giving Progressive's Flo a run for her money, the phone company has decided to remove her from its significant new campaign which introduces its integration of the iPhone to its service. Here's...
Remembering Carly Foulkes : The T-Mobile Girl Who Just Got Dropped From Its New Campaign
Rivals2nite, besties tomorrow: the unlikely beginnings of one of New York's hot adtech alliances

Cisco's Dave Evans Has The Coolest Job In The World

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Cisco's Dave Evans could have the best job in Silicon Valley, and maybe beyond. He plays with the latest new gadgets and tech. He hobnobs with scientists. And then predicts the future. His job title is "Futurist"--no, really. He's also chief technologist for Cisco's Internet Business Solutions unit. IBS is...
Cisco's Dave Evans Has The Coolest Job In The World

Incorporating your business? Here’s what you need to know

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You’ve launched a startup or are in the planning phases. You understand your market, your customers, and your competition. But just how much do you know when it comes to incorporating your business? For most new entrepreneurs, the process of incorporating (forming an LLC) is an unfamiliar road to navigate....
Incorporating your business? Here’s what you need to know

The Day Facebook Turned Down $1 Billion

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Social Media Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. The Day Facebook Turned Down $1 Billion (Inc.)Peter Thiel, the...
The Day Facebook Turned Down $1 Billion

Detroit Family Relieved To Learn It Won't Be Evicted

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A Detroit husband and wife who have spent months worrying that they might be evicted from their home of 22 years received word on Tuesday morning and learned they will be able to stay. William and Bertha Garrett, who have lived on Pierson Street in Detroit for more than two...
Detroit Family Relieved To Learn It Won't Be Evicted

This Software Can Analyze News And Predict Disease, Violence, And Disaster (MSFT)

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Researchers from Microsoft and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed software that can predict when and where outbreaks might occur, Tom Simonite of MIT Technology Review reports. The system, which taps into 22 years worth of archives from The New York Times, works by identifying and analyzing clues from...
This Software Can Analyze News And Predict Disease, Violence, And Disaster (MSFT)

These sensor-infused socks track your steps and ID injury-prone running styles

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In the past few years, you’ve heard of smartphones, smart-watches and most recently, smart-glasses. Now, courtesy of a Redmond-based startup, we have yet another ordinary product attached to your body that’s becoming more intelligent: smart socks. Meet Heapsylon, a company founded two years ago by three Microsofties that is...
These sensor-infused socks track your steps and ID injury-prone running styles

This Chart Shows Why VCs Are Willing To Give Hyped Startups Absurd Valuations

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Why has the billion dollar valuation become trivialized in startup investing? What started Facebook down a path where it would it reach a $150 billion valuation on secondary markets before going public at a $100 billion valuation, and then sinking to a $50 billion valuation within months? We were talking...
This Chart Shows Why VCs Are Willing To Give Hyped Startups Absurd Valuations

Cook: The iPad Stands on the Shoulders of Everything That Came Before it

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Apple shipped some 55 million iPads since it first bringing the device to market. It took 22 years to sell that many Macs and 3 years to sell that many iPhones. What’s driving that hockey-stick ramp up, among the fastest of any product in history. That question was put to...
Cook: The iPad Stands on the Shoulders of Everything That Came Before it

The Man Behind The Mac OS Is Working On A Mystery Startup With Other Ex-Apple Employees (AAPL)

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Bertrand Serlet is widely considered to be the brains behind Apple's Mac operating system. He was even mentioned as a possible successor to Steve Jobs at one point. So it came as a shock to some when Serlet decided to step down in March, 2011 after 22 years with the...
The Man Behind The Mac OS Is Working On A Mystery Startup With Other Ex-Apple Employees (AAPL)
Stressed out moms mean faster growing babies--if you're a squirrel
5 lessons I learned the hard way at my 'starter' startup

Update: Microsoft Restructuring Nears, As Execs Top Fret Over Their Fate

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According to sources close to the situation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is likely unveil his plans to restructure the tech giant to a larger group of senior execs by July 1. That prospect has many top managers at the company worried, since Ballmer has been making these significant plans...
Update: Microsoft Restructuring Nears, As Execs Top Fret Over Their Fate
Consoles that won't die: The SNES in 2013
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