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Android's new ally against the iPhone: Ubuntu

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Strong sales of the iPhone 4S are putting renewed pressure on Android to innovate. Ubuntu for Android could give the platform a key capability iPhone is still missing. [Read more]...
Android's new ally against the iPhone: Ubuntu

The music industry is set for a marketing revolution as APIs go mainstream

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“This year feels like APIs are becoming a mainstream thing for the [music] industry.” These were the opening lines from Stuart Dredge at the ‘Music apps – beyond the hype‘ evening in London last night. Dredge is the editor-in-chief of business intelligence service The Appside and Music Ally, the hosts of...
The music industry is set for a marketing revolution as APIs go mainstream

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Facebook Has Microsoft As Ally To Take On Google (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Sideways In Mixed Market Stocks are trading sideways as markets process reports on Greece reaching a debt deal. Shares of GOOG are all over the map as well. Investors continue to...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Facebook Has Microsoft As Ally To Take On Google (GOOG)

The City rugby emails: part two | Ally Fogg

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The City rugby emails: part two | Ally Fogg

Can Mozilla regain its mojo?

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Why Mozilla could be under threat from its biggest ally...
Can Mozilla regain its mojo?

Bits: Facebook Arms for Patent Fight With $550 Million Deal

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Less than two weeks after Microsoft paid AOL more than $1 billion for a trove of its patents, Microsoft is selling or licensing those same patents to its online ally, Facebook, for $550 million....
Bits: Facebook Arms for Patent Fight With $550 Million Deal

The Anti-Groupon? Edo Launches Real-Time Local Offers Platform, Tied To Your Bank Card For Instant Credits

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Today at the Finovate conference in San Francisco, a company called edo announced the introduction of what it describes as “geocommerce” offers, which, as the name implies, are offers and deals from merchants that are tied to a location. But there’s more to the edo platform than that. The company also...
The Anti-Groupon? Edo Launches Real-Time Local Offers Platform, Tied To Your Bank Card For Instant Credits

Apparently Google Is Building A Music System For Your Home (GOOG)

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Google is taking a first step into consumer electronics with a home music streaming system which will debut later this year. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google will market the system under its own brand. It would take music and stream it throughout the home over a wireless...
Apparently Google Is Building A Music System For Your Home (GOOG)

Total search queries rise in March, while market share unches

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Well, if you were hoping for dramatic moves in the search engine market, prepare for a rather large letdown: it was a placid March. Unlike in other months, when the majors have jockeyed for each and every tenth of a percent of market share, in March little shifted. The only...
Total search queries rise in March, while market share unches

Yahoo 'Likely' To Fire Thousands (YHOO)

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Yahoo's new CEO, Scott Thompson, has a plan to fire thousands of employees, Kara Swisher reports. Swisher says people working in public relations, marketing, research, marginal businesses and "weaker regional efforts" are most likely to be targeted. Click here for updates. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation...
Yahoo 'Likely' To Fire Thousands (YHOO)

Simon Amstell's Twitter status: progress is slow

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I'm teaching Simon Amstell all about the joys of social media. He could, like 50 Cent, be a Twitter success story – if only he'd share a bit moreI must be honest. Progress has been slow.Simon has not taken to Twitter like a duck to water, which is perhaps because...
Simon Amstell's Twitter status: progress is slow

ITC attorney backs Barnes & Noble in Microsoft patent case

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Barnes & Noble on Monday received some potentially good news following the rejection of its antitrust suit against Microsoft earlier this month. Microsoft is looking to halt the import of the bookseller’s Nook slates, claiming the devices infringe three Microsoft patents. Barnes & Noble argued that the patents in...
ITC attorney backs Barnes & Noble in Microsoft patent case

World starts to tune out America’s moronic copyright ‘watch list’

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In a rite of spring, US trade officials have released a “priority watch list” for copyright that places nations like Canada alongside the likes of China, Russia and Pakistan. The annual exercise is supposed to trigger a flurry of “time to get tough on copyright” editorials in the countries that...
World starts to tune out America’s moronic copyright ‘watch list’
The Curious Case Of The (Cr)apps That Make Money

HTC Connect certifies AV gear for your One series phone, Pioneer lines up

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HTC is going on something of a certification tangent: it's following its PlayStation Suite approval with its own program, HTC Connect. Home AV equipment with the label promises to lift the standards for streaming media to or from one of HTC's devices. The rubber stamp will be limited at...
HTC Connect certifies AV gear for your One series phone, Pioneer lines up

Mozilla rumored to debut LG-made Boot to Gecko device at MWC

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Mozilla hasn't exactly been quiet about the fact that it has some big stuff to show off at Mobile World Congress. We've already gotten a peek at Boot to Gecko and it's announced it'll be joining the app market fray. But, what we haven't heard anything about just yet,...
Mozilla rumored to debut LG-made Boot to Gecko device at MWC

Google Just Got The U.S. Department Of Justice's Approval To Acquire Motorola (GOOG)

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Google's acquisition of Motorola Mobility just cleared another huge hurdle, with the Department of Justice announcing that it has cleared the deal, Poornima Gupta of Reuters reports. Google also announced that the European Commission cleared the $12.5 billion acquisition earlier today. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the...
Google Just Got The U.S. Department Of Justice's Approval To Acquire Motorola (GOOG)

German Police Are Putting Drawings Of Murder Suspects On Facebook To Help Hunt Them Down (FB)

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In Hanover, Germany, police have caught eight murder suspects in the last year using an unconventional tool: Facebook. Using details from witnesses, drawings of suspects are created and then posted to the social network, where users are encouraged to identify them, the Next Web reports. Problem is, these drawings...
German Police Are Putting Drawings Of Murder Suspects On Facebook To Help Hunt Them Down (FB)

Buffett Comments on Trust Issues in Yahoo CEO BioGate: "You've Got a Problem"

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Activist shareholder Dan Loeb of Third Point just got an unlikely and powerful ally in his fight against Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson: Berkshire Hathaway’s famed Warren Buffett. In an interview on CNBC this morning, he said about the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s excuse that the addition of a false...
Buffett Comments on Trust Issues in Yahoo CEO BioGate: "You've Got a Problem"

How to surf safely: From LastPass to tin foil hats, and everything in between

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It’s a dangerous world on the web, and it’s getting more treacherous by the day. This past month alone has seen the likes of LinkedIn, Last.fm, and eHarmony all succumb to major security breaches in which millions of hashed user passwords were posted to a Russian website for anyone to...
How to surf safely: From LastPass to tin foil hats, and everything in between

The European Commission Just Cleared The Google's $12.5 Billion Motorola Acquisition (GOOG)

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Google just announced that the European Commission has approved its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility. The Wall Street Journal also reported last week that the U.S. Department of Justice is getting ready to approve the deal. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story...
The European Commission Just Cleared The Google's $12.5 Billion Motorola Acquisition (GOOG)

Shivnarine Chanderpaul must move up West Indies order, says Brian Lara

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The West Indies legend says he cannot understand why today's batting hero is not playing in a more pivotal roleFor more than a decade Brian Lara shouldered the burden of leading, and often carrying, the West Indies batting lineup, mostly from the pivotal No3 position and hardly ever from lower...
Shivnarine Chanderpaul must move up West Indies order, says Brian Lara

The Real Story On Facebook's IPO Filing -- The SAICast Returns! (YHOO)

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After an extended break, the SAIcast is back. Nicholas and I breakdown the big moves from Yahoo's new CEO Scott Thompson, the Facebook IPO, and we briefly touch on what we think of Amazon. We also explain where the SAIcast has been. We hope you enjoy it! If you...
The Real Story On Facebook's IPO Filing -- The SAICast Returns! (YHOO)

Open-sourcing of Java and API copyrightability are entirely unrelated issues

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My list of Twitter messages from the Oracle v. Google trial shows that Jonathan Schwartz told the jury about how "open" Java was meant to be and in the very same context claims tha APIs are, according to his testimony, not copyrightable. This is not surprising: Google also argued in...
Open-sourcing of Java and API copyrightability are entirely unrelated issues

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales Tells the US To Stop Extraditing 24-Year British ‘Poster Boy’ for the Copyright Wars

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Mr. O’Dwyer, right, and Mr. Wales (Photo: Twitter/richardasaurus) In the two years since U.S. customs and immigration officials came knocking on his dorm room door, Richard O’Dwyer has become something of a representative figure in the fight between Hollywood heavyweights and the Internet. But a new ally has stepped foward...
Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales Tells the US To Stop Extraditing 24-Year British ‘Poster Boy’ for the Copyright Wars

Yahoo Stabs Facebook In The Back, Says Pay For Its Patents Or Get Sued

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After years of positive relations, friendly blog posts, and referral traffic, Yahoo may have just been biding its time waiting declare war on Facebook. Today it suddenly accused its former ally of infringing on 10-20 of its patents. It demands a settlement from Facebook or it says it will sue....
Yahoo Stabs Facebook In The Back, Says Pay For Its Patents Or Get Sued

Facebook on course to dethrone Mixi in Japan after doubling its userbase in 6 months

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It seemed unthinkable as recently as a year ago but Facebook is finally making serious progress in Japan, where it is on track to become the top social network doubling its userbase over the last six months. The world’s most popular social network has now passed 10 million active monthly...
Facebook on course to dethrone Mixi in Japan after doubling its userbase in 6 months

Intel joins the Document Foundation, pimps LibreOffice

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You're forgiven if you missed this little blip on the news radar: Intel has joined the advisory board of the Document Foundation and added the coalition's LibreOffice to the AppUp market. What's more, Chipzilla actually worked with SUSE to help optimize the free and open source office suite for...
Intel joins the Document Foundation, pimps LibreOffice

Every Single Social Network Explained Through Donuts

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This is a brilliant sign from Douglas Wray on Instagram, via Daring Fireball. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Facebook Has Microsoft As Ally To Take On GoogleThe Reason Eduardo Saverin Isn't Listed As One Of Facebook's Top ShareholdersFacebook...
Every Single Social Network Explained Through Donuts

A Bunch Of HTC Phone Owners Are Finally Getting Google's Newest Version Of Android (GOOG)

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HTC is rolling out the first round of smartphone operating system upgrades to Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Google's Android operating system, toward the end of the month, the company announced. Here's the full list of phones that are getting an upgrade toward the end of March, according...
A Bunch Of HTC Phone Owners Are Finally Getting Google's Newest Version Of Android (GOOG)
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