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UK consumers now talk less and text more, says Ofcom

Cisco Just Published A Massive, Detailed Report Predicting The State Of Mobile In 2017

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Cisco predicts that, by 2017, smartphones and tablets will consume three times more data on service providers networks than the entire, desktop Internet. What are the ramifications for this massive adoption? Cisco answers those questions and more in its annual report on the growth of the mobile Internet.Mobile data traffic will increase 13-fold...
Cisco Just Published A Massive, Detailed Report Predicting The State Of Mobile In 2017

HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

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Hewlett-Packard said today that the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating its acquisition of Autonomy, for which it is trying to write down about $5 billion in expenses due to alleged “serious accounting improprieties.” The investigation confirmation came as part of HP’s annual report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. But this...
HP Confirms DOJ Is Investigating Alleged Fraud in Autonomy Deal

Nobody Encrypts their Phone Calls

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From the Forbes blog: In an annual report published Friday by the U.S. judicial system on the number of wiretaps it granted over the past year ..., the courts revealed that there were 2,376 wiretaps by law enforcement agencies in 2009, up 26% from 1,891 the year before, and up...
Nobody Encrypts their Phone Calls

Mike Lynch Punches Back at Today's HP's Filing: Whither $5B Writedown?

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Autonomy founder Mike Lynch is still not backing down in his battle with Hewlett-Packard. “Simply put, these allegations are false, and in the absence of further detail we cannot understand what HP believes to be the basis for them,” he said in a statement. “We continue to reject these allegations...
Mike Lynch Punches Back at Today's HP's Filing: Whither $5B Writedown?

U.S. says Chinese government behind cyberespionage

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Annual report alleges steady campaign of hacking designed to acquire information about the U.S. government's foreign policy and military plans. [Read more]...
U.S. says Chinese government behind cyberespionage

Amazon CEO Bezos in shareholder letter: Authors are our customers, too

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Amazon released its 2012 annual report (PDF) Friday, and as usual it is accompanied by a letter to shareholders (PDF) from CEO Jeff Bezos. The letter focuses on the things that Amazon does to “improve our services, adding benefits and features, before we have to.” A few tidbits: “Prime Instant Video...
Amazon CEO Bezos in shareholder letter: Authors are our customers, too
Guardian sees 2.1% percent of iPad readers pay

By the numbers: Apple's fiscal 2012 annual report

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Sales up 45%. Earnings up 59.5%. Cash up $40 billion. Analysts were disappointed. FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) released its Form 10-K annual report Wednesday. To the key numbers summarized below we'll add one more: Since the end of the company's 2012 fiscal year in September, its shares have fallen $71.78...
By the numbers: Apple's fiscal 2012 annual report

Designer Nicholas Felton Leaves Facebook After Pioneering Timeline Overhaul

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Nicholas Felton, who came to fame through many super-detailed infographics and reports about his life as quantified through data, is leaving Facebook almost two years after being acq-hired to work on projects like Timeline. His early work, which compiled data on things like all the songs he had listened...
Designer Nicholas Felton Leaves Facebook After Pioneering Timeline Overhaul

Internal investigation: underage workers back at some Foxconn factories

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Underage workers have reappeared in some of Foxconn's factories, according to a new internal investigation conducted by Foxconn's parent company Hon Hai. The company said on Tuesday that it found a number of interns younger than the legal floor of 16, but did not reveal the exact number. "We recognize...
Internal investigation: underage workers back at some Foxconn factories
The P2P Lending Experiment: Lending Club Surpasses $1B In Personal Loans, Hits Profitability
Deter Cyber Theft Act aims to stop companies from profiting on cyber-espionage against the US

Autonomy's Mike Lynch fires back at HP's newly filed 10-K, demands details and lists financial checks

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Today news broke through a filing that HP’s allegations against Autonomy, a company that it purchased for $11 billion, are under investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ). The revealing of the investigation indicates that the matter between the companies over claimed accounting fraud will likely be settled. In response,...
Autonomy's Mike Lynch fires back at HP's newly filed 10-K, demands details and lists financial checks

Here's Why HP Isn't Going To Sell Off Its PC Business Or Autonomy (HPQ)

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HP shares are climbing today after HP revealed in SEC documents that it's looking to dump some of its weaker business units. But investors shouldn't think this means HP will sell or spin off its PC business. Nor will it dump its troubled Autonomy unit, according to IDC market research...
Here's Why HP Isn't Going To Sell Off Its PC Business Or Autonomy (HPQ)

Charlie Wolf: The launch of the iPhone 4S sent Apple Store sales ‘into the stratosphere’

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In terms of revenue per sq. ft., think Tiffany’s (its nearest rival) multiplied nearly threefold iPhone 4S launch in Beijing. Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images Apple Stores are always busy places, but they tend to go crazy when a major new product is launched. With the arrival of the iPhone...
Charlie Wolf: The launch of the iPhone 4S sent Apple Store sales ‘into the stratosphere’

Cyberespionage is on a 'relentless upward trend'

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Cyberespionage is nothing new. So a report from the Defense Security Service (DSS) about efforts in foreign countries to steal U.S. technology, intellectual property, trade secretsm and proprietary information might sound like just more of the same. DSS Director Stanley L. Sims said it is more of the same--problem...
Cyberespionage is on a 'relentless upward trend'

Airbnb Doubled Number Of Listings In 2012

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Up next for the startup? Fiji Airbnb, the online marketplace which hooks up people renting a room to people looking for a place to crash, more than doubled its number of listings in 2012. The company, according to its website, grew from 120,000 listings at the start of the...
Airbnb Doubled Number Of Listings In 2012

Kodak's annual loss reaches $1.38 billion--nearly twice as much as 2011

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Photo giant Eastman Kodak told investors in its annual report that it planned to emerge from bankruptcy by the middle of this year. It would do so by focusing on its strongest segment of the company: digital printing. Still, on Monday the company outlined a long road ahead in...
Kodak's annual loss reaches $1.38 billion--nearly twice as much as 2011

Here's Everything We Know About The Alleged Fraud At Microsoft's PR Agency

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A senior member of Bite Communications' finance team is suspected of embezzling nearly $3 million from the company, its corporate parent disclosed today in a delayed annual report. San Francisco-based Bite's clients include Microsoft, Nokia, Sony and Mozilla The executive was not named. "I feel like we had a relative...
Here's Everything We Know About The Alleged Fraud At Microsoft's PR Agency

Ousted Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci Cleaned Up on His Way Out

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Acer’s leadership shake-up last year cost the company dearly — its status as the world’s second biggest PC company, a potentially strong position in tablet and smartphone markets and a behemoth severance package paid to the guy who’s arguably responsible for losing them both. According to Acer’s 2011 annual report,...
Ousted Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci Cleaned Up on His Way Out

Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8

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The release of Windows 8 on October 26 will come with a little bonus for those who have been waiting for accompanying hardware, according to the company’s SEC filing, the Surface tablet will go on sale the same day. In its annual report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission...
Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8
Thompson needs to go as Yahoo’s CEO

Pentagon report marks first direct accusations of Chinese cyber-espionage

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The US Department of Defense has taken the unusual step of singling out China's cyber-spying activities in its annual report. Though the government has tacitly chided such deeds before and even threatened sanctions, yesterday's document marks the DoD's first direct allegation of Chinese espionage. It said that hacks directed...
Pentagon report marks first direct accusations of Chinese cyber-espionage

HTC slashed executive pay by half after disappointing 2012

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HTC cut total executive salaries, bonuses, and retirement pay in half last year, following poor financial results and lower-than-expected smartphone sales. In its annual report published today, spotted by the Wall Street Journal, HTC said it paid its top executives NT$660.5 million ($21.94 million) in 2012, down 51.4 percent...
HTC slashed executive pay by half after disappointing 2012

Facebook sets Sept. 12 deadline for moving games to local currencies

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Facebook is phasing out its Credits virtual payment system and will be transitioning all games integrated into the social network to a new local payments API by Sept. 12, the company announced Wednesday.The migration is part of a larger effort to give gaming developers more control over how they...
Facebook sets Sept. 12 deadline for moving games to local currencies

CHART: Internet Ad Revenues Reach Highest Numbers Ever

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$8.4 billion. That's the amount of revenue the world saw from internet advertising in Q1 2012. The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) released its bi-annual report today which shows Q1 2012 was the biggest quarter for online ad revenues ever. The data, collected independently by the New Media Group of PwC,...
CHART: Internet Ad Revenues Reach Highest Numbers Ever

Top digital exec leaves News Corp ahead of company's split

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News Corp announced today that Chief Digital Officer, Jon Miller, is leaving next month as the giant company moves forward with its plan to separate into two distinct companies. Miller, a former CEO of AOL, joined News Corp in 2009 where he was tasked with developing a digital strategy for...
Top digital exec leaves News Corp ahead of company's split

Media Talk podcast: Charlie Brooker's A Touch of Cloth

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On this week's Media Talk, John Plunkett is joined by Vicky Frost and Neil Henderson to discuss Charlie Brooker's new comedy drama A Touch of Cloth on Sky 1 and Dan Sabbagh discusses who earns what from the BBC's annual report.Plus, Marissa Mayer attempts to steer a new course for...
Media Talk podcast: Charlie Brooker's A Touch of Cloth

Internet ad revenue is growing, but growth rate is slowing, according to IAB report

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The Interactive Advertising Bureau is out today with a report on the “record” Internet advertising revenues for the first quarter for 2012 but, despite the double-digit year-over-year increase, it appears that growth is actually slowing down. According to the industry association, digital ad revenue in the first quarter climbed 15 percent,...
Internet ad revenue is growing, but growth rate is slowing, according to IAB report
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