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Internet set to overtake TV as most complained-about ad medium

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Advertising Standards Authority sees surge of nearly 300% in consumer complaints over digital campaignsThe internet is on the brink of overtaking television as the most complained-about advertising medium in the UK, with the ad regulator recording a surge of almost 300% in the number of consumers registering concerns over digital...
Internet set to overtake TV as most complained-about ad medium
Microsoft said to be planning billion-dollar acquisition of enterprise social network Yammer

Japan’s top social network Mixi is reportedly set for new ownership

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Japan’s ground breaking social network Mixi is reportedly set to be sold with its founder looking to offload his 55 percent majority stake in the company, according to tech blog Asiajin. Japanese business site Nikkei reports that Mixi founder and CEO Kenji Kasahara is ready to call time on the site that...
Japan’s top social network Mixi is reportedly set for new ownership
A single share of Apple stock now costs more than an iPad

LightSquared founder Philip Falcone to step down 'eventually', attempts to dodge the bankruptcy bullet

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In an effort keep the troubled LightSquared from the brink of defaulting on its debt, its founder will step down from the company. While it doesn't look immediate, (people "familiar with the negotiations" are using the word "eventually") it's Philip Falcone's latest attempt to extend a debt-term violation that...
LightSquared founder Philip Falcone to step down 'eventually', attempts to dodge the bankruptcy bullet

The Web 2.0 Summit, Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle’s Tech-Palooza, Is On Indefinite “Hiatus”

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The Web 2.0 Summit, the annual event jointly put on by UBM TechWeb and O’Reilly Media, will not be taking place this year. The conference, which has grown since its inception in 2004 to be one of the buzziest and busiest events for the web and new media upper crust,...
The Web 2.0 Summit, Tim O’Reilly and John Battelle’s Tech-Palooza, Is On Indefinite “Hiatus”
'Minecraft' creator Notch names next project '0x10c', promises 'hard sci-fi' gaming

Panasonic gifts NTT DoCoMo with Eluga V, Eluga Power smartphones and Eluga Live tablet

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Among the slew of new Android 4.0 devices unveiled by Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo today were a trio from Panasonic, including the Eluga Power phone we'd seen before and a few new entries in the Eluga V phone and Eluga Live tablet. We've already gotten our mitts all over...
Panasonic gifts NTT DoCoMo with Eluga V, Eluga Power smartphones and Eluga Live tablet

This app will help you find out your pet’s inner thoughts

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If you’re a dog or cat lover, then you’ve probably wondered what they’re thinking about when they do the goofy things that they do. I People I know like to have one-sided conversations with their pets, but what if the conversation could go both ways? A fun app called Cross...
This app will help you find out your pet’s inner thoughts

The future of the $200 tablet

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The low-end, under-$200 tablet market is on the brink of a transformation -- and that means you'll soon be able to get a lot more value for a lot less money....
The future of the $200 tablet
The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement: ACTA struggles to pass in Europe

On The Future of The Web 2 Summit

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By around this time of year, most of you are used to hearing about this year’s Web 2 Summit theme, its initial lineup of speakers, and any other related goings on, like our annual VIP dinners or perhaps some crazy map I’ve dreamt up. It’s become a familiar ritual in...
On The Future of The Web 2 Summit

NFC Cometh? 1M Android NFC Devices Shipping Each Week, And Prototypes Show iPhone 5 Is Next

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Google I/O is in full swing, and news has been pouring out at a fairly steady pace: Tony Stark Sergey finally demoed Google Glass, Google Drive passed 10 million users and is available on iOS, and we all got a look at Jelly Bean — to name a few. Yet,...
NFC Cometh? 1M Android NFC Devices Shipping Each Week, And Prototypes Show iPhone 5 Is Next
Can Nokia Beat The iPhone And iPad? (Don't Laugh, It's Trying)

Are We On The Brink Of The Great Social Media Bubble?

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On his Brand Builder blog, Olivier Blanchard is using an essay of complex formulas to ask how to calculate the value of an individual Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest follower. Branding expert Rob Frankel has a succinct and simple - albeit unpopular - answer: not much. Sponsor "I'm still waiting for...
Are We On The Brink Of The Great Social Media Bubble?

Tech is the New Wall Street

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Bloomberg Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg For years, America’s most talented and highly educated college graduates headed to Wall Street in search of derivatives-funded riches. But ever since the crash of 2008, more and more Ivy League educated young people see themselves as the next Mark Zuckerberg rather than the...
Tech is the New Wall Street
Apple could screw over iPhone repair shops with insane new screw design

The Future of the $200 Tablet

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The low-end, under-$200 tablet market is on the brink of a transformation -- and that means you'll soon be able to get a lot more value for a lot less money....
The Future of the $200 Tablet

[Video] Thinking Cities

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Ericsson's Networked Society Program has produced a second documentary, which is available for viewing by ReadWriteWeb readers a day before it is released publicly. The documentary series and program are attempts by the Swedish telecom company to investigate larger ideas, ones that affect how technology is created and used. Here's...
[Video] Thinking Cities

New BlackBerry 10 developer smartphones set for May debut

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Research in Motion is set to debut BlackBerry 10 running smartphones at its upcoming May conference, in a move the company hopes could bring back the brand from the brink....
New BlackBerry 10 developer smartphones set for May debut

A 'Star' Facebook Sales VP Just Bolted For Pinterest (FB)

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Facebook's vice president of online operations, Don Faul, has quit the company for a job at Pinterest, a Pinterest PR rep confirms. Faul was one of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's first hires.  He quickly became one of her "stars," according to one source who used to work with him. He's leaving...
A 'Star' Facebook Sales VP Just Bolted For Pinterest (FB)
How Citi learned to love the iPad

Watch These LinkedIn Interns Set The World On Fire (LNKD)

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You'll just have to forgive LinkedIn workers for feeling super, super stoked about working at the professional social network right now--especially the youngest, newest ones. Check out these charming and talented LinkedIn interns doing a riff on Fun's "We Are Young," full of nerdy programmer jokes (GitHub repos, anyone?) and...
Watch These LinkedIn Interns Set The World On Fire (LNKD)

On The Brink Of Irrelevance, Sony Rolls Out A Pathetic Lineup Of Future Products (SNE)

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Sony's stock is at a 25 year low, after posting loss after loss after loss. It has lost its mojo as Apple, Microsoft, and Google defined the future of consumer electronics. Things are bleak, to say the least. So, we were curious to see what Sony would do to fix...
On The Brink Of Irrelevance, Sony Rolls Out A Pathetic Lineup Of Future Products (SNE)
Afghanistan project aims to keep the art of the wooden camera alive

So who got hosed when Facebook bought Lightbox?

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When London-based photo app developer Lightbox announced on Tuesday that its team was joining Facebook, you could almost hear the champagne corks popping. Becoming part of the social web’s most powerful company? Being moved out to Palo Alto? Joining a company on the brink of a huge IPO? No wonder...
So who got hosed when Facebook bought Lightbox?

Japanese Game Maker Gree Eyes More Deals As Zynga Looms

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Japan-based mobile game maker Gree Inc. isn’t well known in the U.S., but it could soon be head to head with Zynga Inc. in the market for smartphone-based games. One of Funzio’s most popular mobile games, Crime City. Gree is big in Japan, and Zynga is big on the desktop....
Japanese Game Maker Gree Eyes More Deals As Zynga Looms

NASA on 'brink of a new future' with SpaceX launch

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The nation's space efforts entered a new chapter today with the launch of the first commercial vehicle to the International Space Station....
NASA on 'brink of a new future' with SpaceX launch

GameStop Mobile will not be an MVNO; company still testing sales of prepaid SIMs from other carriers

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In a recent interview with us, GameStop CEO Paul Rainer confirmed that GameStop Mobile -- an entity that appeared to be on the brink of selling prepaid GSM SIM cards to GameStop patrons -- is nothing more than "a mockup." If you'll recall, an entire website launched back in...
GameStop Mobile will not be an MVNO; company still testing sales of prepaid SIMs from other carriers

Today's Market Is Impressive, And Apple Is Blowing The Doors Off

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There are a lot of concerning headlines out there: More Facebook tankage. Greece getting closer to the brink. JPMorgan suspending its buybacks. And yet! The market is rallying nicely. The S&P is up just under 1%, and the NASDAQ is up over 1%. And Apple (which has really been a...
Today's Market Is Impressive, And Apple Is Blowing The Doors Off
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