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Maybe Don't Hold Your Breath for Equity-Based Crowdfunding In 2013

HTC looks to expand patent portfolio in wake of Apple setback

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The company's chairwoman Cher Wang says that HTC will apply for patents "in different fields," and set out to buy up others. [Read more]...
HTC looks to expand patent portfolio in wake of Apple setback

RIM’s new chairwoman promises shake-up isn’t over

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Research In Motion’s newly appointed chairwoman of board Barbara Stymiest vowed on Thursday that the changes sweeping the struggling smartphone vendor will continue. RIM announced late last month that company co-founders Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis were stepping down from their roles as co-CEOs and co-chairmen of the board...
RIM’s new chairwoman promises shake-up isn’t over
HTC plans to fight patent claims, refuses to settle with Apple
Cher Wang: HTC has no plans to settle patent lawsuit with Apple

Sen. Feinstein More Worried About Reaction To The Leak About Stuxnet, Rather Than Reaction To Stuxnet Itself

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Last week, we wrote about the NYTimes investigative report that revealed that the US government was behind Stuxnet, and that President Obama was very, very involved in the process. It was widely assumed that the US was involved, but this revealed a bunch of details. We were surprised that the...
Sen. Feinstein More Worried About Reaction To The Leak About Stuxnet, Rather Than Reaction To Stuxnet Itself

HTC Bulking Up to Battle Apple's "Big Muscle"

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HTC has decided not to appeal a February International Trade Commission ruling that found Apple’s iOS devices don’t violate its patent for power management, but don’t view that as a concession of defeat. The company says it’s decided to “focus on other pending cases at this time” and according to...
HTC Bulking Up to Battle Apple's "Big Muscle"

Lawmakers: Google Dodging Details on Privacy Issues

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Google’s efforts to assuage concerns in Washington over proposed changes to its privacy policy don’t seem to be going well at all. House lawmakers met with Google Deputy General Counsel Mike Yang and Public Policy Director Pablo Chavez Thursday to discuss new policy that unifies 60 of Google’s services under...
Lawmakers: Google Dodging Details on Privacy Issues

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?
HTC tired of Apple kicking sand in its face, vows to bulk up patent portfolio

Zynga CIO Chrapaty jumps ship, becomes cloud-storage CEO

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Debra Chrapaty, a former executive at Cisco Microsoft, and E*Trade, will leave her CIO post at Zynga next month to become CEO of enterprise cloud-storage vendor Nirvanix. Chrapaty’s move isn’t a complete surprise, given that (a) cloud storage is hot, (b) Zynga is not and (c) Chrapaty has served as...
Zynga CIO Chrapaty jumps ship, becomes cloud-storage CEO

Happy 8th birthday, Firefox! A Q&A with Mozilla chairwoman Mitchell Baker [Video]

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Eight years ago today, Mozilla released the first version of open-source Web browser Firefox. Against all odds, it has cemented itself as one of the most widely used browsers today. Depending on who you ask, Firefox boasts between 20 percent (NetApplications) and 22.32 percent (StatCounter) market share as of October...
Happy 8th birthday, Firefox! A Q&A with Mozilla chairwoman Mitchell Baker [Video]

Y Combinator-Backed WeFunder Launches To Bring Crowdfunding To The Masses

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Crowdfunding is catching on in a big way in the consumer space, as platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have provided new ways for people to back promising projects. But in the startup world, funding is still largely done the same way it has been for decades. A company called WeFunder...
Y Combinator-Backed WeFunder Launches To Bring Crowdfunding To The Masses
FTC chair slams advertisers' 'self-regulated' Do Not Track system
New FCC chair Mignon Clyburn steps out: how turbulent will her short tenure be?

HTC's Peter Chou flashes M7 at company gathering, screams the name

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Guess who's super excited about HTC's upcoming flagship phone? Why, Peter Chou, of course! At the company's year end party in Taipei earlier today, the CEO went on stage to thank the M7 team for working overtime last week in order to finalize the device this week, according to...
HTC's Peter Chou flashes M7 at company gathering, screams the name

FTC takes on Wise Media, tries to stop operation allegedly making millions by placing charges on phone bills

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Wednesday announced its first case against mobile phone cramming, which it defines as generating revenue by placing unauthorized charges on consumers’ mobile phone bills. Its target is Wise Media as well as individuals Brian M. Buckley and William J. Deloney. The FTC’s complaint asks...
FTC takes on Wise Media, tries to stop operation allegedly making millions by placing charges on phone bills

HTC Rebuts Report It's Paying Apple $6-$8 Per Handset Under 10-Year Licensing Deal: "It Is A Outrageous Number", Says Chou

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Earlier this month Apple and HTC agreed to settle their legal differences by agreeing to a 10-year licensing deal. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but following the settlement, Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu suggested HTC could be paying Apple between $6 and $8 per handset. HTC CEO Peter Chou...
HTC Rebuts Report It's Paying Apple $6-$8 Per Handset Under 10-Year Licensing Deal: "It Is A Outrageous Number", Says Chou

Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty Named Nirvanix CEO, Sees Analytics Play For Storage Company, Continued Rivalry With AWS

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Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty has a new job as the CEO at Nirvanix, the Khosla Ventures backed enterprise storage company that she expects to further compete with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and extend into the business analytics market. Chrapaty initially joined Nirvanix last November as chairwoman of the board when Khosla...
Zynga CIO Debra Chrapaty Named Nirvanix CEO, Sees Analytics Play For Storage Company, Continued Rivalry With AWS

9 steps to build your personal brand (and your career)

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Personal branding isn't a new topic. In fact, it's been around since roughly 1997 when Tom Peters coined the phrase, but as we slowly recover from the economic downturn and with the rise of new technology, personal branding is becoming more prevalent and more important. Developing and maintaining your...
9 steps to build your personal brand (and your career)

RIM chairwoman Barbara Stymiest says board shakeup isn't over

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In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, RIM’s new chairwoman Barbara Stymiest made clear that she is planning more changes to the director lineup in the future. Investors such as Jaguar Financial Corp., a merchant bank specializing in undervalued companies, have long criticized RIM — most recently for the continued...
RIM chairwoman Barbara Stymiest says board shakeup isn't over

Four Senators write to the ITC, raise SEP issues with a view to Samsung-Apple decision

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When I reported yesterday on a May 10 letter from a bipartisan group of United States Representatives to the ITC concerning injunctive relief over FRAND-pledged standard-essential patents (SEPs) in connection with the investigation of Samsung's complaint against Apple, I had not yet seen a similar letter written by four United States...
Four Senators write to the ITC, raise SEP issues with a view to Samsung-Apple decision

HTC to sue Taiwanese magazine following "groundless" report of boardroom tension

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Troubled phone-maker HTC is to sue a Taiwanese magazine after it published a report that claimed chairwoman Cher Wang had given CEO Peter Chou six months to kick-start the company’s resurgence or he’d be out of a job. The publication, Next Magazine, said there was tension between the two and reported that Wang...
HTC to sue Taiwanese magazine following "groundless" report of boardroom tension

Lawmakers’ meeting with Google over privacy spurs more questions

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House lawmakers met with Google officials on Thursday to discuss controversial changes to the firm’s privacy policy, with some saying they left the meeting with greater concerns and more questions. Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.), chairwoman of the Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade Subcommittee, said she worried the company’s policy changes...
Lawmakers’ meeting with Google over privacy spurs more questions

Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre

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Dozens of pensioners take over property in east Berlin suburb that was once the home of Stasi secret police chiefBerlin has seen its fair share of squatters over the years, as befits a city that prides itself on its rebellious edge. But it is safe to say it has never...
Berlin's oldest squatters in town defend threatened community centre

RIM Moves to Appease Shareholders

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Research In Motion's chairwoman said the BlackBerry maker is actively looking to further shake up its board of directors, in a further move aimed at appeasing frustrated investors....
RIM Moves to Appease Shareholders

'Your in America' sets grammar fascists against fascists | Arwa Mahdawi

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The Twitter-bot exposes those who mess up when trying to uphold 'good' English. But careful with that schadenfreudeI mean, how hard can it be? When in Rome, speak Roman, and when in America, speak American. You know the sort of thing: you say tomato, they say Heinz; you say potato...
'Your in America' sets grammar fascists against fascists | Arwa Mahdawi

Longtime Tech Exec Debra Chrapaty Joins Nirvanix as CEO

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Debra Chrapaty, who has done high-ranking stints at companies such as Zynga, Cisco and Microsoft, has been named CEO of enterprise cloud storage company Nirvanix. She replaces Dru Borden, who will still remain at the San Diego-based company as SVP of planning and development and who will remain a director....
Longtime Tech Exec Debra Chrapaty Joins Nirvanix as CEO

DISH secures $9B in financing to purchase Sprint as SoftBank deal clears state regulatory reviews

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DISH Network has secured $9 billion in “committed financing” as part of its $25.5 billion bid for Sprint. The company hopes it will help persuade the telecommunication company to rethink selling 70 percent of itself to Japanese corporation SoftBank. The announcement comes quickly following SoftBank and Sprint completing the US...
DISH secures $9B in financing to purchase Sprint as SoftBank deal clears state regulatory reviews

Facebook IPO: banks investigated for allegedly keeping negative news secret

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Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs are said to have shared with big investors while keeping public in the darkFinancial regulators are to investigate whether the banks in charge of Facebook's initial stock offering broke the rules by selectively releasing negative news about the company before shares went on...
Facebook IPO: banks investigated for allegedly keeping negative news secret
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