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Facebook's new regional fan breakdown outs brands that have been buying likes

Investor and InfoSpace leader John E. Cunningham IV joins RealNetworks' board

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This morning, RealNetworks announced the addition of a new board member, namely John E. Cunningham IV, a General Partner at investment firm Clear Fir Partners and a board member of InfoSpace (now Blucora) since 1998. RealNetworks, which is mostly known for its RealPlayer application and Helix streaming media platform, has...
Investor and InfoSpace leader John E. Cunningham IV joins RealNetworks' board
Eucalyptus Chooses GitHub For Stairway To Amazon

How Personal Capital Wants To Bring Money Management Into The Internet Age [TCTV]

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It’s been amazing how technology-enabled aggregation can make certain things in life so much easier — spaces such such as travel planning, real estate searching, and news reading come to mind. But when it comes to the financial space, that disruption hasn’t quite happened yet. Most of us have...
How Personal Capital Wants To Bring Money Management Into The Internet Age [TCTV]

Path app is adding 1 million new registered users a week

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It looks like everyone loves stickers, because following its last update, Path is growing -- fast. The social app is now pulling in a million users a week and has recently topped nine million. It's picked up most of its new chroniclers and message-senders from English and Spanish speaking...
Path app is adding 1 million new registered users a week

Ballmer: Windows Phone 8 'still small', but will 'really ramp quickly'

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Following its launch event in San Francisco and the appearance of its first devices last week, Windows Phone 8 is hoping for big things in the future. Microsoft's chief exec Steve Ballmer said that its work with Nokia, HTC and Samsung offered them the chance to create a "really...
Ballmer: Windows Phone 8 'still small', but will 'really ramp quickly'

Apple lures Dixons boss Browett to run global retail biz

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Takes Cook's dollar to expand store empire Channel bully boy Apple has nabbed Dixons chief exec John Browett to head up its worldwide retail biz.…...
Apple lures Dixons boss Browett to run global retail biz

Social Marketing Platform Extole Raises $10 Million

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Extole, a startup which offers a suite of social media marketing has raised $10 million in Series C round funding, led by Shasta Ventures with participation from existing investors Norwest Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and Trident Capital. This brings the company’s total financing to $22 million. Extole’s technology makes it...
Social Marketing Platform Extole Raises $10 Million
Peace out: Hulu CEO Jason Kilar resigns

Total Defense has acquired cloud security firm iSheriff, but it did not shoot the deputy

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Total Defense, a former business of CA Technologies that offers cybercrime-fighting solutions, this morning announced that it has iSheriff, formerly known as Internet Sheriff. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Says Total Defense chief exec Paul Lipman: “The days of employees safely accessing the internet from behind a...
Total Defense has acquired cloud security firm iSheriff, but it did not shoot the deputy
Netflix chief Reed Hastings in hot water with SEC over a Facebook post
Federated Media founder John Battelle reassumes role as CEO

BlackBerry 10 won't launch in the US until mid-March, arrives in the UK tomorrow and Canada later this week

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Excited about what Blackberry's got planned for 2013? Well US fans are going to have to wait even longer. According to an interview with the WSJ, RIM chief exec Thorsten Heins confirmed that while the touchscreen Z10 will launch in the UK tomorrow and Canada later this week, it...
BlackBerry 10 won't launch in the US until mid-March, arrives in the UK tomorrow and Canada later this week
Yahoo's Q2 earnings give Marissa Mayer a good starting point for improvement
Now CBS is threatening to become a cable channel if Aereo isn't shut down

iPad Mini may be unveiled on Oct. 23 -- stealing limelight from Microsoft's Surface

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Most recently in the iPad Mini rumor mill, we heard that Apple was going to send out invites on October 10 for an event on the 17th. Well that date has come and gone without a peep from Apple. Now it looks like the company may be aiming for...
iPad Mini may be unveiled on Oct. 23 -- stealing limelight from Microsoft's Surface

Mobile ad firm Todacell raises $2m, hires former Universal Music exec as CEO

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Todacell investors have pumped another $2 million in the New York City-based mobile advertising network company as it aims to double its headcount by expanding its London office and opening a new office in Berlin. In addition, Todacell is today announcing that it has hired Mark Lehmann, previously VP Web...
Mobile ad firm Todacell raises $2m, hires former Universal Music exec as CEO

HP Execs Are Finding Some Dark Humor In All The Rumors About Autonomy Layoffs (HPQ)

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Autonomy has seen its fair share of turmoil since HP acquired it in 2011, as several senior executives have left and rumors have swirled that HP is looking to sell the troubled unit or gut its staff with layoffs.  But amid all this uncertainty, HP's remaining London-based Autonomy executives appear...
HP Execs Are Finding Some Dark Humor In All The Rumors About Autonomy Layoffs (HPQ)

DEV, NYC’s New Seed Fund For Digital Media Startups, Announces First Investments

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Here comes money for media startups: former MediaNet CEO Alan McGlade and VC Michael Yang are announcing the launch of a new NYC-based firm called DEV (Digital Entertainment Ventures) whose early stage capital fund which will invest in next-gen digital media companies. To kick off its launch, DEV is today...
DEV, NYC’s New Seed Fund For Digital Media Startups, Announces First Investments

Samsung China Exec suggests Galaxy S III could land in April

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Samsung's follow-up to the Galaxy SII is one hotly anticipated release, and amongst the swathes of design student mock-ups and plain old rumor, is the occasional word from the horses mouth. Speaking at Samsung Forum 2012 in Beijing, chief exec Kim Young-ha let slip that we'll possibly see the...
Samsung China Exec suggests Galaxy S III could land in April

Baidu Q2 Sales Up 60% To $859M; Search Giant Keeps Focus On Mobile, Cloud Ahead

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Search is going very strong in China, and leading player Baidu continues to reap the benefits. In its Q2 results, the company reported sales of 5.456 billion yuan ($858.8 million), up 59.8 percent compared to the same quarter in 2011. The company’s chairman and chief exec, Robin Li, said in...
Baidu Q2 Sales Up 60% To $859M; Search Giant Keeps Focus On Mobile, Cloud Ahead

Olympus to settle with ex-chief exec over misconduct, may involve mountains of cash

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As Olympus' recent accounting scandal finally begins to wind down, the guy who blew the whistle on the financial wrongdoings might actually be the one to make out like a bandit. Michael Woodford, former chief executive of the company, has settled out of court with his former employer over...
Olympus to settle with ex-chief exec over misconduct, may involve mountains of cash

Opera acquires two mobile ad firms for up to $64.5 million, reports solid earnings

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Opera Software, Norway’s finest browser maker, this morning announced its acquisition of not one but two mobile advertising firms, 4th Screen Advertising and Mobile Theory, to strengthen its offering for advertisers and mobile publishers alike by adding full-fledged demand-side advertising services across the US and Europe. Opera also wants to...
Opera acquires two mobile ad firms for up to $64.5 million, reports solid earnings
Revelation: Netflix's Reed Hastings created (and abandoned) Roku
Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn to head up Guggenheim Digital Media

Opera acquires two mobile ad firms for up to $64.5 million, reports solid earnings

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Opera Software, Norway’s finest browser maker, this morning announced its acquisition of not one but two mobile advertising firms, 4th Screen Advertising and Mobile Theory, to strengthen its offering for advertisers and mobile publishers alike by adding full-fledged demand-side advertising services across the US and Europe. Opera also wants to...
Opera acquires two mobile ad firms for up to $64.5 million, reports solid earnings

NimbleTV: Another Start-up Ready to Give You TV Everywhere

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Screengrab A new TV Everywhere-oriented start-up, NimbleTV, begins beta-testing its service in New York City on Monday. One question about this new bid to give TV junkies an easy, anytime fix is will they be sued like Aereo? After all, as Brian Stelter reports in his Times article about NimbleTV, the services have...
NimbleTV: Another Start-up Ready to Give You TV Everywhere

Apple Looks Abroad To Spruce Up Its Exec Team

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Is Apple going on an overseas talent shopping spree? The company's just hired Robin Burrowes to head up marketing for the iTunes App Store in Europe. Executive-level hiring happens all the time, but Burrowes is different: Until now he's been leading Xbox Live marketing for Europe, the Middle East, and...
Apple Looks Abroad To Spruce Up Its Exec Team
Yahoo shareholders seem pleased with Mayer after first full quarter as CEO

Roku CEO: Why Tim Cook Is Wrong To Call Apple TV A "Hobby" Product

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In January, Apple CEO Tim Cook praised Apple TV during a company earnings call, hailing the set-top box as a product he "couldn't live without." At the same time, even though the device sold a record 1.4 million units in the quarter--in addition to the 3 million it sold in...
Roku CEO: Why Tim Cook Is Wrong To Call Apple TV A "Hobby" Product
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