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Yahoo! Signs Global, Non-Exclusive Display Ad Deal With Google

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As first reported by AllThingsD, Yahoo! has announced an advertising partnership with Google, not unlike working relationships it has with other companies. Yahoo! in its current form has quite a few pages for advertising display and it makes sense that its CEO of less than a year, Marissa Mayer, would...
Yahoo! Signs Global, Non-Exclusive Display Ad Deal With Google

Zynga's $200 Million Buyout Of OMGPOP Explained In A Single Chart (ZNGA)

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Zynga added OMGPOP's entire cadre of daily active users — most of which are playing the Facebook-connected mobile game Draw Something — to its collection today. Ryan Lawler over at GigaOm has a good take on the acquisition, which was announced yesterday: It’s those so-called regular users that are...
Zynga's $200 Million Buyout Of OMGPOP Explained In A Single Chart (ZNGA)

Python S3 is a new tablet that can't decide: boots Ubuntu, Android and Windows 8

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Ubuntu tablets may not be particularly new, but thanks to its liberal build, things can get a bit more interesting when another OS is added to the mix. Ekoore's Python S3 tablet goes a little further, nestling Ubuntu, Android and Windows 8 behind its 11.6-inch screen. Specifications can be...
Python S3 is a new tablet that can't decide: boots Ubuntu, Android and Windows 8
Hey, Wikipedia Spammers, Start Getting Worried — Datasift Has Built A Tool To Track You

On The Heels Of Draw Something's Success, OMGPOP Has Multiple Suitors And It Would Consider A Strategic Acquisition

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It's been reported that Zynga is courting Draw Something creator OMGPOP to the tune of $150 million. A source familiar with the situation says "everyone is making a move" on OMGPOP and that a strategic acquisition wouldn't be out of the question. Some of the suitors have been aggressive;...
On The Heels Of Draw Something's Success, OMGPOP Has Multiple Suitors And It Would Consider A Strategic Acquisition

Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

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Netflix isn't sinking, but it's certainly not the soaring brand it once was and has endured its fair share of struggles over the last several years. But, if you think Reed Hastings is shaking in his boots over encroaching competition you'd be wrong. The CEO says that Amazon will...
Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

Windows 8 boots 33% faster than Windows 7, according to testing

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Windows 8 is something that you can now download for free, provided that you don’t mind the 90 day licence. Those who pirated the RTM build and have been stuck on a 30 day countdown rejoice, you now have more time. However, just how much better is Windows 8 than...
Windows 8 boots 33% faster than Windows 7, according to testing

Yahoo boots Thompson, names Ross Levinsohn interim CEO

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A resume error brings down not only CEO Scott Thompson, but also four of Yahoo's directors. A settlement with investor Daniel Loeb will put him and two allies on the Internet pioneer's board. [Read more]...
Yahoo boots Thompson, names Ross Levinsohn interim CEO

SNEAK PEEK: Here's The Game OMGPOP Will Release After Draw Something

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While managing 30 million Draw Something downloads, parent company OMGPOP somehow found time to produce another game. Next week it will launch The Street, a Facebook game that looks like Farmville for hustlers. OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter says it will be "the realist game ever on Facebook." "Think Denzel...
SNEAK PEEK: Here's The Game OMGPOP Will Release After Draw Something

Editor's Letter: CES ahoy

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. It's very nearly time, dear readers. CES is just a few days away. By the time you read this I'll be boots on the ground in Las Vegas, with nearly the entire Engadget...
Editor's Letter: CES ahoy

5 tips to make your bootstrapped venture work

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My life after graduating from George Washington University in the spring of 2009 began inauspiciously: Like millions of Americans, I was on the front end of what would turn out to be an extended economic recession, with little in the way of opportunity and a deep desire not to move...
5 tips to make your bootstrapped venture work

Apple Boots Bang With Friends From The App Store

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Uh oh. Less than ten days after Bang With Friends made its mobile debut on the iOS App Store, Apple has changed its mind and given it the boot. As I noted in our first post about Bang With Friends going mobile, I was actually a bit surprised to -see...
Apple Boots Bang With Friends From The App Store

REVEALED: Spammer Earns Thousands Per Day On Pinterest

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An anonymous 24-year-old spammer is making thousands of dollars per day posting on Pinterest. As reported by The Daily Dot, the spammer -- who identifies himself only as Steve -- has been using a combination of spambots and Amazon affiliate accounts to make as much as $1,900 a day....
REVEALED: Spammer Earns Thousands Per Day On Pinterest
Ordering "Windows to Go": how to create a bootable Windows 8 USB thumb drive

Yahoo! signs global, non-exclusive deal with Google for contextual ads

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First reported by AllThingsD earlier today, Yahoo! has now confirmed that it will enter a partnership with Google to make the company one of its contextual ads partners. CEO of Yahoo and former Google employee Marissa Mayer picked up ad executive Henrique De Castro from Google last year, and rumors...
Yahoo! signs global, non-exclusive deal with Google for contextual ads

LIVE: Zynga Has A Huge Announcement (ZNGA)

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Zynga is holding a press conference at 3 p.m. New York time for a special announcement. Click here for the latest updates Zynga is expected to announce the purchase of OMGPOP, the developer behind Draw Something. The price is expected to be around $200 million. We first reported Draw...
LIVE: Zynga Has A Huge Announcement (ZNGA)

IDC: Nokia moved just 2.2 million Lumias this winter, but stay tuned

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Although we know that Nokia had a wince-inducing first quarter, the company was hush hush on how many of its Windows Phone-packing Lumias had shipped out. We still don't have official word, but IDC estimates that Nokia delivered 2.2 million of the devices to shops (not necessarily to customers)...
IDC: Nokia moved just 2.2 million Lumias this winter, but stay tuned
Fujitsu bringing 'wide range of smartphones and tablets' to Europe, says FT
Fedora could seek Microsoft code signing to contend with secure boot

HTC One X spills its source code, but only for the quad-core half

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Not to be derailed by the "restricted" bootloader found on its US variant, One X users elsewhere can now potter around kernel version 2.6.39 and its unlocked bootloader. It's the latest release from HTC Dev, which now houses bootloaders for phones as far old as the venerable Dream, and...
HTC One X spills its source code, but only for the quad-core half
Apple fixes App Store vulnerability after Google dev reports it

Why Is Twitter's Search For A French Country Manager Turning To Merde?

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As if it wasn’t tough enough being an entrepreneur in France right now (OK, it’s not impossible, but let’s face it it could be easier) news reaches us that a global tech company like Twitter is having issues putting boots on the ground in the nation’s capital. The news is...
Why Is Twitter's Search For A French Country Manager Turning To Merde?
Windows on a stick: hands-on with Windows 8's "Windows to Go"

Exynos-powered Kite tablet flies Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04 for €309

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Italian electronics firm DaVinci Mobile Technology is now accepting pre-orders for its Kite Full-HD tablet. This European slab features a 10.1-inch 1,920 x 1,200 IPS display, a Samsung Exynos 4412 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a front-facing VGA camera and a rear-facing 2-megapixel shooter. In...
Exynos-powered Kite tablet flies Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04 for €309

Windows 8 boots 55.26% faster than Windows 7, and that’s important for tablet devices

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At its BUILD event last September, Microsoft presented an operating system that it claimed would boot faster than its predecessors, and consume less memory. Back then, only Windows 8′s developer preview was made available. A consumer preview followed. Currently, Windows 8′s public build is its ‘release preview.’ That version of...
Windows 8 boots 55.26% faster than Windows 7, and that’s important for tablet devices

Stray Boots turns city tours into games, raises $2 million to expand its app to new cities

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Stray Boots, a New York-based startup that recently graduated from the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator with the goal of transforming the city tours market, has announced a $2 million Series A funding round led by Milestone Venture Partners. The company had previously raised $400,000. The startup, which first launched in 2009 as Urban Games, tells TNW that...
Stray Boots turns city tours into games, raises $2 million to expand its app to new cities

Tesco experiments with free movie and TV streaming for Clubcard members

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Brits who shop enough at Tesco to be on a first name basis with the clerks may soon have a reward that doesn't require leaving home. The UK retail chain is currently testing Clubcard TV, a web-based movie and TV streaming hub that would be a free perk of...
Tesco experiments with free movie and TV streaming for Clubcard members
Is Android doomed in the wake of the Apple v. Samsung verdict? Not a chance

RIM's Next BlackBerry Is Shaping Up To Be A Winner, But It'll Take A Miracle To Make People Care (RIMM)

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Whether intentional or not, RIM isn't doing a great job at keeping its new BlackBerry phone a secret.  Over the last few weeks, there have been several leaks of the BlackBerry Z10, the first device that'll run RIM's new BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system. Most recently, a source sent me...
RIM's Next BlackBerry Is Shaping Up To Be A Winner, But It'll Take A Miracle To Make People Care (RIMM)

Goodbye, Gears - Google Docs Boots Plugin for HTML5 on May 3rd

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Goodbye, Gears - Google Docs Boots Plugin for HTML5 on May 3rd
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