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YouTube and Amazon Instant Video now available on Nintendo's Wii U

Today in Tech: Big Yahoo layoffs today, Instagram hits Android

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Fortune’s curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day.  * Facebook countered Yahoo’s (YHOO) lawsuit with a lawsuit of its own, spanning 10 patents covering areas like homepage, photos, and ads. (Friending Facebook Blog) * Instagram, the popular photo-sharing...
Today in Tech: Big Yahoo layoffs today, Instagram hits Android
Amazon relents, agrees to ditch Kindle Fire adds for an extra fee
Amazon wants in on the patent suit racket

Fortune names Steve Jobs the 'greatest entrepreneur'

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He tops a list that includes Gates, Bezos, Page, Brin, Schultz and Zuckerberg "Though he could be abusive and mean-spirited to people who threw themselves into their work on his behalf, Steve Jobs has been our generation's quintessential entrepreneur. Visionary. Inspiring. Brilliant. Mercurial." So writes Fortune's John Byrne in the...
Fortune names Steve Jobs the 'greatest entrepreneur'

EPIX deal beefs up Amazon's Prime streaming service ahead of new Kindle Fire launch

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Before Amazon (AMZN) gets ready to unleash its new Kindle Fire tablet, the retail giant on Tuesday announced a new partnership with EPIX that looks to beef up the company’s Prime streaming service. The multi-year licensing agreement between the two companies will deliver 25,000 new movies and TV episodes such as...
EPIX deal beefs up Amazon's Prime streaming service ahead of new Kindle Fire launch

Amazon, Google being targeted by UK lawmakers for alleged tax dodging

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Lawmakers in the United Kingdom are peeved that major tech companies Google (GOOG) and Amazon (AMZN) are paying a relative pittance in taxes despite racking up annual sales worth billions of dollars. As Reuters reports, the U.K.’s “Public Accounts Committee (PAC), which is charged with monitoring government financial affairs, has...
Amazon, Google being targeted by UK lawmakers for alleged tax dodging
Amazon may buy Texas Instruments' mobile chip business to keep up with Apple
EU regulators ready to accept Apple's eBook price fixing settlement

Google buys BufferBox for $17 million, may be invading Amazon's e-commerce territory

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It turns out that Google (GOOG) really did make a significant acquisition this week after all, if not one that’s related to becoming a wireless carrier. Per TechCrunch, the Mountain View-based company on Friday acquired e-commerce company BufferBox for $17 million, thus giving Google a potential presence in a market...
Google buys BufferBox for $17 million, may be invading Amazon's e-commerce territory
Lumia smartphones see deep discounts from Verizon, T-Mobile and Amazon
Samsung and Amazon may team up for Galaxy Stellar on Verizon

Today in Tech: Sony firing 10,000 workers in major restructuring effort

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Fortune's curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * It's confirmed: As part of a $926 million restructuring effort, Sony (SNE) will lay off 10,000 employees by the end of March 2013. The struggling Japanese electronics giant also...
Today in Tech: Sony firing 10,000 workers in major restructuring effort

Booz & Co. names Apple the 'most innovative' for third year

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Praised not for the size of its R&D budget, but for the "fuzzy front end" of its innovation FORTUNE -- Although it spent less than Amazon (AMZN) on R&D last year, half as much as Google (GOOG) and IBM (IBM) and one third as much as Samsung and Microsoft (MSFT),...
Booz & Co. names Apple the 'most innovative' for third year

Today in Tech: Apple revealing iPad 3 today

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Fortune’s curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. “We have to turn ourselves into the OS of music … We are in the middle of a transformation from being an app ourselves to being a platform.” —...
Today in Tech: Apple revealing iPad 3 today
HTC waves the white flag in U.S. tablet market
Barnes & Noble slashes Nook pricing ahead of rumored Kindle refresh

Wii U's 'Nintendo TVii' Video on Demand and TV guide service won't launch until December

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The Nintendo (NTDOY) Wii U launches this Sunday and people are pumped for it. Aside from gaming, Nintendo is marketing the Wii U console and touchscreen-equipped GamePad as the ultimate TV controller. Announced in September, Nintendo called the the Wii U’s “TVii” service a “personalized TV guide that can tell you what’s available on...
Wii U's 'Nintendo TVii' Video on Demand and TV guide service won't launch until December
Apple rumored to be making new device from super-light carbon fiber
Sprint announces Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, LG Optimus G and two more LTE devices
Roku and 3M's portable 'Streaming Projector' can output a 120-inch projection for $299

The Apple app as a termite hollowing out whole industries

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Photography and publishing are already crumbling. Games and television could be next. FORTUNE -- Apple's (AAPL) devices get more than their share of media and investor attention. But like Google (GOOG), Microsoft (MSFT), Facebook (FB) and Amazon (AMZN), Apple is, at its heart, a software company. So argues Asymco's Horace Dediu...
The Apple app as a termite hollowing out whole industries

Facebook phone rumors resurface: HTC-built Facebook smartphone launching in 2013

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It had been exactly three months since reports of Facebook’s (FB) rumored smartphone resurfaced, so we were definitely due. The social networking giant is set to post its first ever earnings report on Thursday after the market closes but until then, investors get to wonder what might come of...
Facebook phone rumors resurface: HTC-built Facebook smartphone launching in 2013

Facebook’s patent headaches: More to come?

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Yahoo filed a patent suit against the social media giant. Does Amazon have a case too? By Roger Parloff, senior editor FORTUNE — Last month, just weeks ahead of Facebook’s highly anticipated IPO, the “it” company of the Internet got hit with a meaty patent suit. Struggling behemoth Yahoo sued Facebook...
Facebook’s patent headaches: More to come?
Google's Schmidt says it's 'curious' that Apple is only suing Android OEMs instead of Google

Today in Tech: Mike Daisey responds to Apple backlash

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Fortune’s curated selection of tech stories from the last 24 hours. Sign up to get the round-up delivered to you each and every day. * Off-broadway performer Mike Daisey took to his blog in response to mounting criticism that he “partially fabricated” his observations of Foxconn iPad factories. “In the last forty-eight hours I...
Today in Tech: Mike Daisey responds to Apple backlash

Apple’s tax strategies: ‘Double Irish With a Dutch Sandwich’

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The New York Times uses Apple as a lens to look at the loopholes in corporate tax codes The Reno office that manages Apple's cash. Photo: David Calvert for the New York Times FORTUNE — Apple (AAPL), like every other company in America, from Amazon (AMZN) to Google (GOOG), uses...
Apple’s tax strategies: ‘Double Irish With a Dutch Sandwich’

IPad vs. Surface: Let the tablet war begin

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Apple dominates tablet sales. Now Microsoft is going after the iPad head on. FORTUNE -- Apple and Microsoft's relationship has had more twists and turns than Liz and Dick's. The two have been bitter rivals, vital partners -- even coolly indifferent. Microsoft's new Surface tablet could change things again. Apple's...
IPad vs. Surface: Let the tablet war begin
iPhone 5 accessories already being sold on Amazon

A Lot Of Quora's $50 Million Is Going Straight To Amazon (AMZN)

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So Quora, the hot question-and-answer site, just raised $50 million—some of it in a matter of days—from eager investors. Where's the money going? Quora cofounder Adam D'Angelo has already answered the question—on Quora. The answer: Amazon. Amazon.com, besides its vast online store, also rents out computing power to startups...
A Lot Of Quora's $50 Million Is Going Straight To Amazon (AMZN)
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