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Elon Musk Will Take That Whole 'Driverless Car' Idea for Himself, Thanks Very Much

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(Photo: ElonMusk.com) What do you get when you combine Elon Musk, Tesla electric vehicles and driverless car technology? BINGO, yes, but also an automobile so futuristic it may as well shuttle George Jetson around. Bloomberg reports that Tesla CEO Elon Musk is working with Google on figuring out a way...
Elon Musk Will Take That Whole 'Driverless Car' Idea for Himself, Thanks Very Much

Bloomberg: Dish offers $2 billion for LightSquared's wireless spectrum

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The last few years have been a tumultuous time for LightSquared, with the company's LTE plans facing one hurdle after another that eventually led to a bankruptcy filing. It looks like at least one company is now looking to buy its most valuable asset, though, with Bloomberg reporting that...
Bloomberg: Dish offers $2 billion for LightSquared's wireless spectrum
Microsoft reportedly cutting Windows RT pricing to generate interest from PC makers

Apple CEO Tim Cook may testify in U.S. e-book case

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Cook may have to testify in the case accusing Apple of conspiring with other publisher to hike e-book prices, Bloomberg reports. [Read more]...
Apple CEO Tim Cook may testify in U.S. e-book case

Facebook Reportedly Developing Not Creepy Location-Tracking App We Can All Totally Trust

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(Photo: Facebook) A company that everyone trusts wholeheartedly with the troves of personal data you’ve turned over is reportedly developing an app that will further engender great faith and confidence from the public. Just kidding, it’s Facebook. Facebook is doing another creepy thing because it is a day that ends...
Facebook Reportedly Developing Not Creepy Location-Tracking App We Can All Totally Trust

Russia Dug Through the Sofa Cushions and Found $50B for a Space Program

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Ground control to Major Vlad. (Photo: Time) Fun fact: The U.S.S.R. put the first man into space on this day in 1961. And Russia doesn’t want you to forget it, either. Today, president and part-time action hero Vladimir Putin unveiled a $50 billion initiative to get the nation back into...
Russia Dug Through the Sofa Cushions and Found $50B for a Space Program

Federal Appeals Court To Decide If Facebook "Likes" Are Protected Speech

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Facebook attorneys told a federal appeals court Thursday that “likes” deserve free-speech protection, and anything less would “would result in chilling the very valued means for communication the Internet has made possible.” As Bloomberg reports, the argument is part of a... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Federal Appeals Court To Decide If Facebook "Likes" Are Protected Speech

Twitter expected to reach $1 billion in revenue by 2014

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Twitter is set to reach $1 billion in sales by 2014, significantly outpacing analyst predictions and demonstrating the company’s advertising viability, sources tell Bloomberg. The company earned $139.5 million in 2011, analysts say, which means if Bloomberg’s sources are correct, demand for advertising is taking off among companies looking to grow their...
Twitter expected to reach $1 billion in revenue by 2014

Change at the top at China Mobile as its chairman retires

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China Mobile has announced that its chairman, Wang Jianzhou, has stepped down from his position at the world’s largest opeator “by reason of age”, his replacement will be Xi Guohua, the operator’s vice chairman. Xi, who is a former vice minister at China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, will retain...
Change at the top at China Mobile as its chairman retires

Now One Of Facebook's Investors Is Suing NASDAQ Over The 'Mishandled' IPO

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The fallout from the botched Facebook IPO continues. Bloomberg reports that one Facebook investor filed a lawsuit against NASDAQ this week alleging that it "badly mishandled" the opening hours of the IPO, effectively making it impossible for some traders to know if they owned Facebook stock or not. The investor,...
Now One Of Facebook's Investors Is Suing NASDAQ Over The 'Mishandled' IPO

Report: Google may dodge FTC's antitrust bullet

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Federal regulators scrutinizing Google may not have a strong enough case to file a lawsuit targeting Google's search service, Bloomberg reports. [Read more]...
Report: Google may dodge FTC's antitrust bullet

Appeals court says Apple didn't violate Mirror Worlds IP

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Apple has won an appeal in a patent infringement lawsuit over the company's Cover Flow, Spotlight, and Time Machine interfaces, Bloomberg reports. The case was first filed in 2008 by company called Mirror Worlds. Although the firm briefly claimed victory in 2010, in 2011, a judge overturned a jury verdict...
Appeals court says Apple didn't violate Mirror Worlds IP

Zappos taps Pinterest to boost sales, but its efforts fail

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Online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos, which is owned by Amazon, has added a new feature called “PinPointing” that offers recommendations based on Pinterest accounts. The move is just one more way a retailer is trying to boost sales by using social data to deliver shoppers better recommendations. However, even...
Zappos taps Pinterest to boost sales, but its efforts fail

Apple Is Planning To Make Some Huge Changes To iTunes This Year (AAPL)

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Apple is planning to announce some major changes to iTunes later this year in what could be one of the most significant updates to the service since it launched in 2003, according to Bloomberg. Bloomberg reports hearing from sources familiar with the situation that Apple is working on integrating its...
Apple Is Planning To Make Some Huge Changes To iTunes This Year (AAPL)
EA gives Microsoft a reprieve from game developer anger, embraces Windows Phone 8

Apple Accuses Samsung's Version of Android and the Galaxy Note 10.1 of Infringing Patents

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Continuing the seemingly endless patent lawsuits between Apple and Samsung, Apple today argued that Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet infringes on its patents, as well as Samsung's implementation of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system on its devices. Apple has also said it wants to add a number of...
Apple Accuses Samsung's Version of Android and the Galaxy Note 10.1 of Infringing Patents
Google is a far better fit for Waze than Facebook

Apple pursues Android source code records in second US Samsung suit

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As a part of one of its lawsuits against Samsung, Apple is asking US Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal for access to Google's Android source code records, Bloomberg reports. The documents are being demanded as part of pretrial information sharing; Apple argues in a court filing that Android is used in...
Apple pursues Android source code records in second US Samsung suit
Apple smartwatch said to be coming in 2013 with iOS and health-monitoring on board

Apple and Google Teaming Up on $500 Million Bid for Kodak Patents

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Bloomberg reports that Apple and Google have joined forces to put forward a bid of more than $500 million to purchase the patent portfolio of bankrupt imaging pioneer Eastman Kodak.The two companies, competing for dominance of the smartphone market, have partnered after leading two separate consortia this summer to buy...
Apple and Google Teaming Up on $500 Million Bid for Kodak Patents
Judge in Samsung's Australian patent suit against Apple calls proceedings 'ridiculous' as trial begins

Microsoft Surface Will Be WiFi Only And Start At $599 [REPORT]

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New details are starting to leak out about the specs and pricing on Microsoft's new tablet, and so far it doesn't sound too good. Bloomberg reports hearing from two sources that the Microsoft Surface tablets will be Wi-Fi only at first, which may be an effort by the company to...
Microsoft Surface Will Be WiFi Only And Start At $599 [REPORT]
Apple to relocate Tokyo HQ to magnificent Roppongi Hills complex

IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

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Those looking for a juxtaposition of IBM's past and future needn't look much further than two bits of news out of the company this week. The first comes with IBM's announcement of its new zEnterprise EC12 25 mainframe server -- a class of computer that may be a thing...
IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

Google Just Picked This Guy To Run Motorola (GOOG)

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Google has selected Dennis Woodside, Google's President of Americas operations, to be CEO of Motorola Mobility, Bloomberg reports. Woodside was selected to be Tim Armstrong's replacement as head of U.S. sales when Armstrong left to become CEO of AOL. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about...
Google Just Picked This Guy To Run Motorola (GOOG)
Bloomberg reiterates: Apple working to launch an overhauled iTunes

Amazon to release set-top box for Internet video, report says

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Bloomberg reports the company will become the latest to offer a product for consumers to stream Internet-based video into their homes. [Read more]...
Amazon to release set-top box for Internet video, report says

Apple, Ferrari in talks with expanding in-car entertainment

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Apple and Ferrari are in talks about expanding a partnership on in-car entertainment systems, says Ferrari chairman Luca Cordero Di Montezemolo. Bloomberg reports that the executive made the comments at today's Geneva motor show. Ferrari has just introduced a new hybrid car, the LaFerrari, which builds iPad minis into the...
Apple, Ferrari in talks with expanding in-car entertainment

Mark Zuckerberg No Longer On List of 40 Wealthiest People

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Hang in there just like that kitten on the poster, Mr. Zuckerberg. (flickr.com/gpaumier) If you felt The Force shudder and ripple sometime tonight it may have been due to the Earth-shattering report that Facebook’s C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg has left the world’s 40 richest people list. We would pause while you gasp...
Mark Zuckerberg No Longer On List of 40 Wealthiest People

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo wants to be bigger in Japan, “aggressively” beef up sales staff

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Twitter is aiming to increase its sales operations in Japan as it focuses on developing its business Japan, as part of its efforts to grow revenue from overseas, Bloomberg reports. Speaking during a visit to Japan, CEO Dick Costolo revealed that the company will “aggressively” hire more sales staff in the...
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo wants to be bigger in Japan, “aggressively” beef up sales staff
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