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ATTENTION ZYNGA EMPLOYEES: Twitter Is Hiring (ZNGA)

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Just after Zynga cut its guidance, sending its stock down about 40 percent, Mike Brown at Twitter had a short message for Zynga's employees: Hi Zynga engineers & designers! We'll happily accept your job applications here at Twitter where life is good. Come on over! @NilsEr#ZNGA -- Michael Brown (@mikeisbrown)...
ATTENTION ZYNGA EMPLOYEES: Twitter Is Hiring (ZNGA)

OnLive was reportedly sold for roughly $5 million to venture capital firm

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Even though weeks have passed since that well-documented OnLive kerfuffle took place, where unfortunate layoffs and the formation of a "new company" were at the forefront of it all, previously unknown details are still coming out of the woodwork. According to Mercury News, the once-promising cloud gaming outfit was...
OnLive was reportedly sold for roughly $5 million to venture capital firm

Twitter Is Taking The High Road While Yahoo And Facebook Are Suing Each Others' Faces Off (YHOO)

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Twitter today announced it's going to publish a draft of an "Innovator's Patent Agreement," which is basically a promise that it will only use its patents defensively. That means Twitter will only call up its patents in court if they are attacked by another technology company on the basis of...
Twitter Is Taking The High Road While Yahoo And Facebook Are Suing Each Others' Faces Off (YHOO)

RIM's latest letter to the ITC should have investors worried about the value of its patents

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It's almost an understatement to say that BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is in very bad shape. Not only is there serious doubt about whether RIM can survive as an independent company (unless it becomes a patent troll) but analysts increasingly wonder whether it's heading for the fate of another...
RIM's latest letter to the ITC should have investors worried about the value of its patents

LEAKED: Here's What Tim Cook Told Employees In A Secret Meeting About Apple's Tanking Stock (AAPL)

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Apple shares are more than 36% off their 52-week high of $705/share, down to $447/share following last week's quarterly earnings miss. This sharp decline has suddenly made Apple no longer the world's most valuable company. Perhaps confusingly, this is all happening as Apple posts the biggest profits of any non-oil...
LEAKED: Here's What Tim Cook Told Employees In A Secret Meeting About Apple's Tanking Stock (AAPL)

Remember webOS? LG Acquires webOS From HP, But Only Plans To Use It In Smart TVs

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Troubled operating system webOS isn’t defunct yet. According to CNET, LG just acquired software, licenses and the team working on webOS from HP. LG plans to implement it in its smart TVs — not in its phones. In yet another surprising event, Palm’s OS will experience a third (or fourth)...
Remember webOS? LG Acquires webOS From HP, But Only Plans To Use It In Smart TVs

This Startup Founder Is Saving 1.4 Million Websites From Hurricane Sandy

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Massive flooding from Hurricane Sandy has taken out a bunch of important data centers in New York and New Jersey. But its also lead to some incredible stories of brotherly love, including this one from New York startup Squarespace. As Sandy swept into town, data centers Internap and Peer 1,...
This Startup Founder Is Saving 1.4 Million Websites From Hurricane Sandy
RIM finally comes clean, but time not on its side

For Nokia, helping the competition find its way is good business

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Financially, Nokia is in bad shape. It lost a billion dollars last quarter, which is only good news when you look at the quarter before that, which shows a $1.7 billion loss. Despite all this, Christof Hellmis, VP of Product Location Services at Nokia, doesn't seem to be the...
For Nokia, helping the competition find its way is good business

Amanda Palmer Unleashes The Voice Of The People About Health Insurance Via Twitter

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As mentioned, last week, we held an all day brainstorming event, bringing together artists and entrepreneurs to talk about the challenges and opportunities that we all face, and to see if there are ways to help each other. I'll have a full writeup on that later this week, but one...
Amanda Palmer Unleashes The Voice Of The People About Health Insurance Via Twitter

iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 drop test

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iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 drop test: Bogdan Petrovan of Android Authority: Well, as much as we hate to admit it, the iPhone 5 did amazingly well in our drop test, while the Samsung Galaxy S3 came out in pretty bad shape. It's the cold hard truth that we...
iPhone 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S3 drop test
Nokia could sell own headquarters in latest effort to save cash

6 Proven Ways To Make New Habits Stick

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Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t sleep at all. Because I slept late, I would wake up late. Subsequently, my day would start off late, which meant...
6 Proven Ways To Make New Habits Stick

Worldwide Reaction: Google's Pending Absorption of Motorola

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If you think the smartphone you own today makes you more worldly, more cosmopolitan, then take a good look at this five-color geopolitical world map as perceived by BrowserRank.com. Using data compiled from StatCounter's latest projections of mobile operating system usage country-by-country (the firm detects browser usage, and then...
Worldwide Reaction: Google's Pending Absorption of Motorola

Remnants of HTC's ITC complaint against Apple in bad shape after claim construction order

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Following the dismissal of five patents it borrowed from Google (a decision it has just appealed), HTC's second ITC complaint against Apple is down to only three patents. And the outcome with respect to those three remaining patents is likely going to be the same as what happened to HTC's...
Remnants of HTC's ITC complaint against Apple in bad shape after claim construction order

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

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Pirate Bay founder Gottfrid Svartholm was arrested by Cambodian police on Thursday in Phnom Penh, the city that he made his home several years ago. According to local sources he was arrested in an apartment above the Cadillac Bar on the riverfront, a place where he is known to have...
Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia

Stephanie Earp: Sex, Vice And Sin: The Small Screen Turns Ugly

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Our search for interesting, unique TV characters seems to have dragged us into a mire of darkness, depression and vice. At this point, almost every critically acclaimed show on TV is about some form of grift -- porn, crystal meth, betting -- or other taboos. Our leading characters have suffered...
Stephanie Earp: Sex, Vice And Sin: The Small Screen Turns Ugly

Published: UK ruling holding Google's push email patent invalid as well as licensed to Microsoft

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Google's (Motorola's) push email synchronization patent, EP0847654 on a "multiple pager synchronization system and method", was at issue in Mannheim on Friday, where a second Motorola Mobility v. Microsoft trial over this one was held (here's my report, and is going to be discussed in about two months at an...
Published: UK ruling holding Google's push email patent invalid as well as licensed to Microsoft

Will the iPad Save the Magazine Biz?

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We started hearing rumblings that magazine publishers were looking to get content on the iPad, even before Apple officially admitted there was such a thing. It was almost sad, as it seemed the magazine industry was in such bad shape that it was looking for a savior. On the surface...
Will the iPad Save the Magazine Biz?
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