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Zynga Shares Sink 12% After Renegotiated Partnership With Facebook Makes It Just A Regular Developer

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You might think Zynga’s newfound flexibility from the end of its exclusivity agreements with Facebook would encourage investors. Instead, $ZNGA is down 12.21% after-hours, likely because it’s lost its special relationship with the social network. Now it can launch games elsewhere and use non-Facebook payments and ads on Zynga.com, but it...
Zynga Shares Sink 12% After Renegotiated Partnership With Facebook Makes It Just A Regular Developer

Andreessen Horowitz raises $1.5 billion VC fund

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One of the most prominent venture capital firms in the business has raised a boatload of cash....
Andreessen Horowitz raises $1.5 billion VC fund

Review: Handy Backup is plain, powerful, and easy to use

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Handy Backup is utilitarian in the best sense; it's a backup program with a no-nonsense interface and a boatload of features. Despite its plain countenance, one of its iterations is sure to appeal to IT types and smart consumers. I looked at Handy Backup Free, which is... free. 1....
Review: Handy Backup is plain, powerful, and easy to use

DEAR ENTREPRENEURS, ATHLETES, AND LOTTERY WINNERS: Here's How To Keep All That Money You Made

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News came this week that Allen Iverson is broke. Allen Iverson, you will recall, used to be a star basketball player. He made $21 million one year playing for the Detroit Pistons. And he made more than $150 million in his career (a lot more, presumably, when one factors...
DEAR ENTREPRENEURS, ATHLETES, AND LOTTERY WINNERS: Here's How To Keep All That Money You Made

Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

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Well that’s some slick timing. Eduardo Saverin, known for co-founding Facebook with Mark Zuckerberg back in their college days at Harvard, has given up his United States citizenship. His name appeared on a list published on April 30 by the United States Office of the Federal Register, which issues a...
Just In Time For A Facebook IPO Tax Break, Eduardo Saverin Renounces U.S. Citizenship

Google Play celebrates first birthday with week of free downloads and discounts

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It's already been a year since the Android Market was renamed Google Play, and the folks in Mountain View are offering up a boatload of free party favors throughout the week to celebrate. Technically, the store's birthday is March 6th (yes, it's an Aquarius), but Page and Co. have...
Google Play celebrates first birthday with week of free downloads and discounts

Apple Gets Into Local Search With New Maps App

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The rumors were true. Among a boatload of announcements today Apple is introducing its own mapping product as part of the iOS 6 update, which is available to developers today and will be available to the rest of the OS-using public later on. Here’s the short version of what Apple...
Apple Gets Into Local Search With New Maps App

Lenovo's 14-inch IdeaPad Y470p launches with Radeon HD 7690M GPU

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Who knew a "p" packed so much punch? Just weeks after Lenovo cut loose with a boatload of new machines, the outfit has quietly slipped out an even newer model tailored for gamers. The 14-inch IdeaPad Y470p looks just about like the existing Y470, but swaps out the middling...
Lenovo's 14-inch IdeaPad Y470p launches with Radeon HD 7690M GPU

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the overnight news: Facebook finally launched Hashtags to show when people write a status update that is part of a larger conversation. It's what Twitter and Instagram have been using for years. IBM is reportedly laying off thousands of workers worldwide. Apple's dive into cheaper iPhones with...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Andreessen Horowitz raises $1.5 billion VC fund

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One of the most prominent venture capital firms in the business has raised a boatload of cash....
Andreessen Horowitz raises $1.5 billion VC fund

VUDU Says Its Offices Were Broken Into

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Among stolen items: A hard drive with a boatload of customer information (though no full credit card numbers). Video streaming company VUDU revealed today that its headquarters was broken into in March and among the items stolen were "hard drives contained customer information, including names, email addresses, postal addresses,...
VUDU Says Its Offices Were Broken Into

Sorry Facebook, you’re no Google.

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There has been a lot of chatter, since Facebook’s F8 announcements, about how the company will be the downfall of Google.  Or, in some cases, the chatter is about how it will push Google to do what it does in a different manner.“Be more open!  Show me what my friends...
Sorry Facebook, you’re no Google.

YC-Backed MYO Armband Attracts 10,000 Pre-Orders In 2 Days, Which Adds Up To $1.5M In Sales

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MYO, the gesture control armband from Y Combinator-backed Waterloo startup Thalmic Labs, has managed to rack up over 10,000 pre-orders over the course of its first two days of pre-order availability. At $149 a pop, that means the young company has already managed to secure around $1.5 million in gross...
YC-Backed MYO Armband Attracts 10,000 Pre-Orders In 2 Days, Which Adds Up To $1.5M In Sales

Canon PowerShot A260, A1400 and ELPH 130IS hands-on

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Canon's put WiFi into a boatload of its cameras and camcorders here at CES 2013, so why not some point-and-shoots as well? That's just what it announced earlier today with the teeny Powershot ELPH 130IS, a $200 compact camera that offers wireless sharing capability with otherwise innocuous specs: a...
Canon PowerShot A260, A1400 and ELPH 130IS hands-on

RIM Gives In, Admits That Business Users Want iPhones And Androids (RIMM, AAPL, GOOG)

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RIM is bending to the inevitable ... the slow death of BlackBerry among its previous biggest fans, corporate customers. Today the company released new software that lets IT departments manage iPhones, Androids and BlackBerry devices. The software is called BlackBerry Mobile Fusion. It was announced in November but became...
RIM Gives In, Admits That Business Users Want iPhones And Androids (RIMM, AAPL, GOOG)

Apple wins boatload of patents

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Newly-awarded patents include one related to Apple TV, one for 3D apps on the iPhone, and another for videoconferencing, says PatentlyApple. [Read more]...
Apple wins boatload of patents

The Verge Just Hired A Boatload Of Writers To Take On TechCrunch And All Things D

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When Vox's The Verge launched last year, it looked like it would be another rival to gadget sites like Gawker's Gizmodo and AOL's Engadget. It turns out editor-in-chief Josh Topulsky and publisher Marty Moe (both AOL veterans) have much bigger ambitions: "to become the destination for all things technology." To...
The Verge Just Hired A Boatload Of Writers To Take On TechCrunch And All Things D

HP May Still Be The King Of PCs, But Lenovo Will Usurp The Throne Next Quarter

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Depending who you ask, Lenovo topped HP in 2012′s third quarter to become the top worldwide PC supplier. Research firm Gartner reports Lenovo shipped just slightly more PCs than HP to hit a 15.7% marketshare, besting HP’s 15.5% marketshare. But IDC reports an additional segment and therefore different numbers; HP...
HP May Still Be The King Of PCs, But Lenovo Will Usurp The Throne Next Quarter

ANDREESSEN: We're Going To Invest A Boatload Of Dough In Google Glass Startups

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Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz just announced that the firm is teaming up with Kleiner Perkins and Google Ventures to fund a new generation of startups building apps for Google's computerized glasses, Google Glass. Here at Business Insider, we were just discussing building an app for Google Glass,...
ANDREESSEN: We're Going To Invest A Boatload Of Dough In Google Glass Startups

Viral Infographic: Apple's Cash Pile Explained (All of Greece and Canada Get iPads!)

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Apple has a boatload of dough and is worth a ton. Oh, just look here, via this cool infographic from MBAOnline:...
Viral Infographic: Apple's Cash Pile Explained (All of Greece and Canada Get iPads!)

‘Make It in America,’ Says Makerbot’s Bre Pettis

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Progress on the poster for the Brooklyn Makers panel at TechCrunch Disrupt. (Photo: twitter.com/imjamesjlopez) Those crafty Brooklynites! TechCrunch Disrupt’s “Brooklyn Makers” panel this morning featured a lineup of hands-on hackers from the better borough who chatted about the wonders of Kickstarter and the question of manufacturing in China. Until you...
‘Make It in America,’ Says Makerbot’s Bre Pettis
Best Little MacBook in Texas (here's where Apple is going for its U.S. manufacturing)

IVP Raises Massive New $1 Billion Fund As Returns Leave The Rest Of The VC Industry In The Dust

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Silicon Valley-based VC firm IVP has just raised a new $1 billion fund. That is a boatload of money. And it means that a lot more companies will have the pleasure of having IVP as an investor. IVP is an investor in Business Insider (this publication), so we're obviously biased....
IVP Raises Massive New $1 Billion Fund As Returns Leave The Rest Of The VC Industry In The Dust

A Lot Of Dropbox Employee Stock Is Being Bought Right Now

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A big secondary trade is happening at Dropbox right now, sources say. It is the second part of the $250 million funding round Dropbox raised in October and it will allow employees to gain some liquidity. Allen & Company is involved. One source tells us Allen & Co is...
A Lot Of Dropbox Employee Stock Is Being Bought Right Now

LEAKED: Here's One Of The First Windows 8 Tablets You'll Be Able To Buy This Fall (DELL, MSFT)

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We're expecting a boatload of Windows 8 tablets to hit the market when the operating system launches this fall.  Here's one of them, the Dell Latitude 10, which just leaked courtesy of Neowin.net. You can see all the specs and details in the slide below: Please follow SAI: Tools on...
LEAKED: Here's One Of The First Windows 8 Tablets You'll Be Able To Buy This Fall (DELL, MSFT)

Funding Daily: Let's start the show

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This Monday morning, we opened our inboxes to find a whole boatload of manic-sounding funding announcements sent by twitchy PR people. Seems like every hopped-up investor and his mom threw money at some startup or other — but don’t worry, we had our police scanner set to “stun” and...
Funding Daily: Let's start the show

30/30 app brings pay-what-you-like pricing to iPhone

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Binary Hammer's time manager app uses in-app payments for users to pay what they think it's worth.Radiohead did it for music with their In Rainbows album. The Humble Indie Bundle did it for games. Sci-fi author Wil Wheaton did it for short stories. And now US developer Binary Hammer is...
30/30 app brings pay-what-you-like pricing to iPhone

RIM's First Employee: Mike Lazaridis Was The Most Intense Boss I Ever Had

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No matter what else he does in his career, Terry West will always be known as RIM/BlackBerry's first employee. He's long since been gone from the company, leaving after five years in 1993, when RIM was still in the business of making radio devices, not smartphones. He's got a boatload...
RIM's First Employee: Mike Lazaridis Was The Most Intense Boss I Ever Had

BlackBerry Should Be Banned from America For This Cover of 'At Last'

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SMDH. (Photo: screencap) It would be bad enough if this latest ill-advised BlackBerry video simply featured a team of execs performing the Etta James classic “At Last.” Queen Bey herself is just barely qualified to touch this song. But to replace the lyrics with lines like “all the promise has...
BlackBerry Should Be Banned from America For This Cover of 'At Last'

Blackmagic Cinema Camera pushed back a few weeks, new footage shown

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Unfortunately, there's a delay for cinéastes anxiously awaiting their 12-bit RAW Blackmagic Cinema Cameras, but the news isn't all bad. The camera is "in the final stages of Thunderbolt certification and internal testing" and manufacturing will follow as soon as that's done -- probably in the second week of...
Blackmagic Cinema Camera pushed back a few weeks, new footage shown
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