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Not All Apps Can Be Instagrams, But Someone Might Be Willing to Buy Them

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So you’ve built the mobile app, and you’ve got a bunch of people using it, but it’s no Instagram. Now what? It’s not as easy to raise Series A funding as it used to be, and mobile apps are a tough, hits-driven business. An emerging option is to try to...
Not All Apps Can Be Instagrams, But Someone Might Be Willing to Buy Them

eBay's overhauled its iOS app, streamlining...

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eBay's overhauled its iOS app, streamlining the set-up and management of auctions. Sell those crappy Christmas gifts! More »...
eBay's overhauled its iOS app, streamlining...

AdMob To Switch To AdWords-Style Auction For CPC Advertising

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Advertising auctions for cost-per-click (CPC) placements on Google’s AdMob mobile ad network will soon take quality score into consideration, as the company moves AdMob closer to its core AdWords product. Previously, the highest bidder won the impression on AdMob. The change will take place... Please visit Marketing Land for the...
AdMob To Switch To AdWords-Style Auction For CPC Advertising

Motorola accidentaly sells refurb Xooms with private data

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Motorola has started up a return program after a minor but still significant privacy gaffe during a Woot auction. About 100 of 6,200 refurbished Xoom Wi-Fi tablets sold during auctions between October and December are believed to have still had some private data stored inside. These could have included anything...
Motorola accidentaly sells refurb Xooms with private data

Buying An iPhone 5? Sell Your Old Phone At uSell.com

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This post is sponsored by uSell, a price-comparison website that helps you find the best price when it's time to sell your iPhone, Blackberry, smartphones, and other used electronics. Find reputable buyers for your used devices on uSell. #selliPhone Congrats on your snazzy new iPhone 5. The retina display...
Buying An iPhone 5? Sell Your Old Phone At uSell.com

Blizzard to take up to 15 percent of Diablo III real-money auction house sales

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Since its initial announcement last summer, Blizzard's decision to let Diablo III players buy and sell in-game items for real money through a centrally controlled, in-game auction house has drawn controversy. Today's announcement of the specific fees and conditions for those auctions seems unlikely to calm those angry that...
Blizzard to take up to 15 percent of Diablo III real-money auction house sales

Daily Report: An Early Apple Computer for More Than $100,000

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Apple-1 computers, built in Steve Jobs's family garage, have sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent auctions, a run-up reflecting the company's mystique, Steve Lohr reports in The New York Times....
Daily Report: An Early Apple Computer for More Than $100,000

FCC Proposes Rules for Airwaves Auctions

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The FCC chairman circulated proposed rules for future auctions of television airwaves so that the agency's other four members can vote on them at a Sept. 28 meeting....
FCC Proposes Rules for Airwaves Auctions

Study: Adtech Fraud Costs Advertisers $7 Million Per Month

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More than 1,200 websites are defrauding advertisers of $6.8 million per month, according to a new study. The sites use copyright-infringing material, the authors of the study tell us, and, "The ad impressions from this traffic are 'laundered' through a complex series of redirects that make the ads appear as...
Study: Adtech Fraud Costs Advertisers $7 Million Per Month

Ofcom mulls letting all UK carriers reuse spectrum for LTE

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British regulator Ofcom gave EE special license to reuse 1,800MHz spectrum for its fledgling LTE network; to put it mildly, that rubbed other carriers the wrong way. The agency may be more open to a level playing field, as it's proposing letting everyone follow a similar route, and then...
Ofcom mulls letting all UK carriers reuse spectrum for LTE
eBay's iPhone app gets new interface, quick sign-up with Drivers License scanning

The most basic business lesson taught by World of Warcraft

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The most basic business lesson taught by World of Warcraft World of Warcraft’s Auction House is the in-game marketplace, the bazaar where players can sell virtual stuff to other players. Magical potions, plate armor, everything under the virtual sun gets traded millions of times a day. Auctions listed in the...
The most basic business lesson taught by World of Warcraft

eBay reports Q3 revenue of $3.4 billion and earnings per share of $0.55

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Today online payments and auctions giant eBay posted third quarter revenues of $3.4 billion and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected earnings per share of 54 cents on revenues of $3.41 billion. A whisper estimate of $0.56 was also in circulation. The company met those exceptions. On the day, the company’s stock was...
eBay reports Q3 revenue of $3.4 billion and earnings per share of $0.55

Everything Everywhere cleared to launch LTE in UK

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UK regulator Ofcom has approved (PDF) Everything Everywhere's planned formal rollout of LTE in the UK. The pairing of Orange and T-Mobile can reuse its 1,800MHz spectrum from 2G to run its LTE. Its coverage will come on top of whatever frequencies Everything Everywhere gets from upcoming LTE auctions.......
Everything Everywhere cleared to launch LTE in UK

I Fought the eBay and…It Was a Draw?

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As some of you may know, I’ve been in the process of selling off my single issue comics for the past few months. It’s been a slow process, but I put up about 2-3 auctions each week on eBay consisting of groups of comics that go together. Basically I put...
I Fought the eBay and…It Was a Draw?

Startup concept for sale: BitRow.com

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One of the companies we started besides The Next Web is Twitter Counter. It is the biggest statistics provider for Twitter and millions of people use it. We launched it as a weekend hack a few years ago and it quickly developed into a serious project, and a profitable company....
Startup concept for sale: BitRow.com

AOL Sells Its Patents To Microsoft For $1 Billion: Microsoft Now Owns Netscape IP

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Just a few weeks ago, we had mentioned reports that AOL was looking to sell its patents. Sometimes, those kinds of things take a while, and may even involve auctions and whatnot. However, it looks like AOL got the deal done quickly, selling over 800 patents to Microsoft for just...
AOL Sells Its Patents To Microsoft For $1 Billion: Microsoft Now Owns Netscape IP

Startup concept for sale: MailCounter

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As you know we love to hack together our own little projects. Today we are selling one which is a lot more than just a domain and an idea. This is a fully working website, with visitors (just not a lot) and users (just not a lot). It is called...
Startup concept for sale: MailCounter
Samsung pushing Congress for more smartphone airwaves
Blizzard ‘looking into’ bringing World of Warcraft to iOS

Amazon The Latest Tech Company To Realize It Needs To Waste A Ton Of Money Buying Patents

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In the last few years, the "nuclear war" of patent fights -- especially in the mobile phone space -- has woken up a bunch of big companies to the need to amass giant patent portfolios which they know they won't use for innovation purposes, but solely as weapons to fight...
Amazon The Latest Tech Company To Realize It Needs To Waste A Ton Of Money Buying Patents
NASA auctions off software development patents for $75k; two other sets of patents go unclaimed

FCC circulates proposal for airwave auctions #thecircuit

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FCC considers auctions: The Federal Communications Commission has a proposal to free up spectrum for wireless carriers by asking broadcasters to voluntarily give up airwaves for auction. In a statement Friday, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski said that he would schedule a vote on the proposal for the next commission...
FCC circulates proposal for airwave auctions #thecircuit

Six things about deadlines

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People don't like deadlines. They mean a decision, shipping and risk. They force us to decide. Deadlines work. Products that are about to disappear, auctions that are about to end, tickets that are about to sell out--they create forward motion. Deadlines make people do dumb things. Every time I...
Six things about deadlines

Twitter's Ad Revenue Could Triple To $400 Million This Year

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Twitter recently launched a self serve ad platform and it could generate significant revenue for the startup, reports Ad Age.According to GroupM, an ad agency that released a white paper on digital auctions, Twitter's self serve ad platform could generate $300-400 million in ad revenue. That's a lot more than...
Twitter's Ad Revenue Could Triple To $400 Million This Year
Tim Cook auctions off a coffee date at Apple HQ, proceeds go to charity

Don't let Verizon, AT&T run roughshod over smaller carriers, DOJ warns

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US antitrust officials urged the Federal Communications Commission to limit the amount of wireless spectrum Verizon Wireless and AT&T can buy during future auctions. The Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, in a letter sent to the FCC yesterday and made public today, said Verizon and AT&T have more than...
Don't let Verizon, AT&T run roughshod over smaller carriers, DOJ warns

3 Italia gives a boost to Europe’s LTE ambitions

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Western Europe may be behind North America and East Asia when it comes to rolling out LTE, but in Italy, at least, operators are doing their best to catch up. Hutchinson Whampoa’s 3 Italia unveiled an aggressive LTE rollout plan on Monday in which it will construct a 4G network...
3 Italia gives a boost to Europe’s LTE ambitions
Apple pushing Congress for more smartphone airwaves
eBay iOS app update makes it easier to sell items directly from your iPhone
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