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Google edges out Facebook, flies by Yahoo in horse race for display ad dominance

Intel Trashes Tablets, Then Announces Android Ported to Atom Chips

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Apple sold over 500,000 iPads in its first week, but that trend doesn't have execs at Intel convinced that the iPad is at all ushering in a new era of tablet computing. Speaking to the Intel Developer Forum in Beijing, David Perlmutter, co-general manager of Intel's Architecture Group, seemed a...
Intel Trashes Tablets, Then Announces Android Ported to Atom Chips
SAP's Sanjay Poonen weighs in on the big tech trends for 2013 (video)
Apple & Lenovo: A Tale of Two Companies:

Media Decoder Blog: Barnes & Noble Reports Tepid Holiday Sales

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The company's Nook unit suffered a 12.6 decline in sales over the same nine-week time period a year earlier, a blow to its hopes of building up its digital division to compete with behemoths like Amazon....
Media Decoder Blog: Barnes & Noble Reports Tepid Holiday Sales
Facebook just realized it made a horrible mistake

AUO develops IGZO-based, 65-inch 4K TV screen, vows high resolution without the high power

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It's now clear that Sharp doesn't have an exclusive lock on IGZO displays, even for the big-screen TVs that are still the company's domain. AU Optronics has developed a 65-inch IGZO panel that wields the very light-friendly technology to reach 4K resolutions without the usual penalties -- as the...
AUO develops IGZO-based, 65-inch 4K TV screen, vows high resolution without the high power

Lenovo building PC production facility in North Carolina

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North Carolina is fast becoming a haven for tech behemoths, with Chinese giant Lenovo becoming the latest to plant its flag in the Southeastern soil. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is readying a PC production facility near its US headquarters which will kick off operations next...
Lenovo building PC production facility in North Carolina

A New $100K Genius Grant, The Cyrus Prize, Seeks Brilliant Iranians

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Countries around the world have never quite been able to recreate the innovative prowess of Northern California’s Silicon Valley. According to Berkeley Professor Anna Sexanian, a tradition of cultural support groups, mainly Chinese and Indian, is one of the Valley’s most unique and lucrative traits. The “brain circulation,” as she...
A New $100K Genius Grant, The Cyrus Prize, Seeks Brilliant Iranians
R.I.P. Frothy Times, A Return To Normalcy

Infographics: Groupon's Stock Slide Worse Than Early Days of Today's Tech Giants

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Not all hot tech companies find instant success when they go public. But Groupon’s stock plunge looks worse than other tech stalwarts when they first came out of the gate. Graphic: Marcus Wohlsen/Wired Graphic: Marcus Wohlsen/Wired Groupon is all about discounts, but not this kind. The daily deal site’s...
Infographics: Groupon's Stock Slide Worse Than Early Days of Today's Tech Giants
Selling (out) the future of computer interaction
This Early iPhone Prototype Was Ridiculous (AAPL)

PRO: The state of cross-platform media measurement

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Today brand advertisers must go to great lengths to find their audiences. Thus, brand advertising’s focus on cross-platform media measurement has grown dramatically in the past five years. But the ecosystem, which this report examines from a broad perspective, struggles to solve the correlation between the two media-viewing behemoths, TV...
PRO: The state of cross-platform media measurement

Tibco is 'the fastest growing enterprise software company,' CEO says -- despite sales missteps

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on SaleImagine this: You’re a founder of a Silicon Valley enterprise software company. It’s only 15 years old, but it’s already worth $3.5 billion. You’ve never lost money, and you’ve left your initial competition in the dust. The companies you’re now...
Tibco is 'the fastest growing enterprise software company,' CEO says -- despite sales missteps
'Broforce': 7 startup CEOs now working (out) at Salesforce.com

Trickle-Down Web Innovation Breathes New Life Into Enterprise IT

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IBM spends over $1.5B every quarter in research and development (R&D) expenses. SAP? Closer to $700M. Oracle? Assuming we don't count the tens of billions it spends buying other companies, its actual quarterly R&D budget comes in just over $1B - around $900M. Microsoft, which has printed billions of dollars...
Trickle-Down Web Innovation Breathes New Life Into Enterprise IT
BizSlate launches its supply chain assistant for small businesses (exclusive)
It's raining ed-tech accelerators

43 Years Ago Today, We Walked On The Moon

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As lovers of technology and slaves to the news cycle, we all get caught up in the next new thing. The cynic in me notes that the 43rd anniversary of the moon landing – an occurrence that changed the course of history with a completeness and intensity that few warmongers...
43 Years Ago Today, We Walked On The Moon

Penguin and Random House merger edges closer as Australian authorities give the green light

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We’ve known for a while that publishing behemoths Penguin and Random House were to merge, thus creating a colossal book publisher. Well, that deal has been given yet another seal of approval, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission stating that it doesn’t plan to intervene in the proposed merger....
Penguin and Random House merger edges closer as Australian authorities give the green light
Cricket joins Rural Cellular Association in ongoing spectrum policy war

The International Trade Commission Raises Stakes In Apple - Samsung Cold War

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The threat of nuclear deterrence and mutually assured destruction have kept countries like the United Statea, China and Russia (including the former Soviet Union) from blowing each other to smithereens for the last 60 years or so.  Too bad mutually assured destruction does not seem to work between Apple and...
The International Trade Commission Raises Stakes In Apple - Samsung Cold War

Bafta video game awards 2013 - live coverage

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We'll be live-blogging from 9pm UK time on 5 March, as Journey, Walking Dead and Far Cry 3 battle it out for best gameKingsley Amis said that awards are just fine if you happen to win one. If that's the case then, by the end of this unseasonably warm London...
Bafta video game awards 2013 - live coverage
How Much Is Twitter Worth?

Barnes & Noble's Strategy In Question as Holiday Nook Sales Decline

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Barnes & Noble's Nook unit suffered a 12.6 percent decline in sales compared with the same period a year earlier, a blow to its hopes of building up its digital division to compete with behemoths like Amazon.com and Apple....
Barnes & Noble's Strategy In Question as Holiday Nook Sales Decline

Dishonored - preview

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A gourmet blend of gruesome assassinations and steampunk styleIt's a heady cocktail of magic, vengeance and warped Victoriana. First-person stealth-em-up Dishonored (PS3/Xbox/360/PC) has been one of the most hotly anticipated games of the year and now it's very nearly on our shelves. Two stonking trailers - one using gameplay and one...
Dishonored - preview

How VCs think: Is your startup a feature, a product or a business?

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Through my development as a junior VC, I regularly find myself asking questions similar to those of my entrepreneur friends. Without many ghosts of pitches past, I glean knowledge from others’ refined judgement and execution. Take it this way: venture capitalists are paid to act on a point of...
How VCs think: Is your startup a feature, a product or a business?

Mozilla's developer preview handset offers Firefox OS clues

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Mozilla's Firefox OS isn't slated to debut until later this year, but the Firefox-maker introduced a Firefox OS developer preview phone Tuesday that will soon be available for purchase. The developer handset isn't a consumer phone; it is meant as a tool for people who intend to make apps...
Mozilla's developer preview handset offers Firefox OS clues

Panasonic details sixteen new LED TVs for the new year, none larger than 55 inches

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The company most famous for its plasma lineup has sixteen new LCD TVs for 2013, many of which featuring IPS displays and 3D. The top four of the six lines are 1080p and feature the latest Viera Connect with personalized home screen and Swipe & Share (for sharing photos...
Panasonic details sixteen new LED TVs for the new year, none larger than 55 inches
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