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Microsoft's Windows Chief: Hey, Our Windows 8 App Store Grew Faster Than Apple's (MSFT)

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One of the complaints against Windows 8 is the lack of apps. Windows 8 can't run older Windows apps in  "Metro" mode and the Windows RT version can't run Windows 7 apps at all. Seven months after launch, the Windows 8 app store now has 60,000 apps, Tami Reller, Microsoft's...
Microsoft's Windows Chief: Hey, Our Windows 8 App Store Grew Faster Than Apple's (MSFT)

Topshop to turn London fashion week show into Facebook 'entertainment'

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Users will be able to customise clothes and accessories as they appear on the catwalkThis Sunday, Topshop will turn its London fashion week catwalk into "social entertainment". The high-street trendsetter, in partnership with Facebook, has developed cutting-edge technology to make the fashion show experience more inclusive for its legions of...
Topshop to turn London fashion week show into Facebook 'entertainment'

Other Apps Could Learn from News.me's Location Features

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A new feature of News.me for iPhone delivers your news to your device whenever you leave the house. It’s called Paperboy, and it uses iOS 5’s built-in geofencing to wake up the app and download fresh news in the background. How cool would it be if your grocery list...
Other Apps Could Learn from News.me's Location Features

EBay Battles Back With Mobile, Local, Personalization, And A More Streamlined PayPal

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It’s not easy for a $63 billion company to make a successful pivot, but if eBay manages to pull it off, it will be one for the history books. The e-commerce giant has been shifting focus from being primarily a marketplace to a mobile commerce giant with a dash of...
EBay Battles Back With Mobile, Local, Personalization, And A More Streamlined PayPal
Ex-Intel executive comes out as Qualcomm's chief marketing officer -- and he loves mobile devices even more now
Microsoft has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses so far

This Could Be The Reason Google Wanted Buddy Media (GOOG)

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Why would Google want to buy Buddy Media? The deal didn't go through, but it's a little weird that Google wanted to snatch up a company that helps businesses create Facebook pages and Foursquare contests and analyze results. Unless you start looking at a bigger picture. Google has finally decided...
This Could Be The Reason Google Wanted Buddy Media (GOOG)

Acer President Wong: Consumers Are Still Confused by Windows 8

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Earlier today, Acer announced its not-so-surprising plans for a low-priced Android tablet, which AllThingsD’s Bonnie Cha covered in full here. But while sitting down with Acer President Jim Wong yesterday at CES, we discussed that other tablet maker. No, not Apple — Microsoft. Acer, in case you haven’t been following...
Acer President Wong: Consumers Are Still Confused by Windows 8
Where are all the high-resolution desktop displays?

Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

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Editor’s note: Tien Tzuo is the CEO of Zuora, as well as the former chief strategy officer/chief marketing officer at salesforce.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @tientzuo. Everyone is applauding Oracle and SAP’s cloud acquisitions — RightNow, SuccessFactors, and now Taleo. But the biggest cheers are coming from...
Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

Tech Moves: Zones bolsters exec team; Bobber hooks gamification whiz; and more

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Anne Wilcox Zones has kept a pretty low profile in recent the years, but the seller of technology products to businesses has been on an impressive growth path topping $1 billion in revenue last year. Now, Zones is strengthening its executive team in order to push things forward. Mark Nehring,...
Tech Moves: Zones bolsters exec team; Bobber hooks gamification whiz; and more

Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

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The exodus continues. This time it is Nils Puhlmann, Zynga’s chief security officer, who is resigning from the social games maker. His departure was first reported by TechCrunch, who quoted several sources familiar with the matter. Over the past couple of months, Zynga has lost several top executives and mid-level managers as...
Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop Nokia this morning announced a major shakeup, acknowledging that “competitive industry dynamics” in the smartphone market are hurting its business more than previously expected. The company scaled back its financial forecasts, announced the departure of three top executives, and said it plans to reduce its workforce by up...
Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

The Data-Driven Enterprise Marketing Revolution

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Image copyright CartoonresourceEarly on in the development of the Web, marketers talked about the promise of true “one-to-one marketing,” where the experience of interacting with a brand would be unique to the individual. Marketers eagerly proclaimed they would be able to deliver exactly the right message at the right place...
The Data-Driven Enterprise Marketing Revolution

New Marketing Head Will Raise Qualcomm's Profile

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Intel's former head of Ultra Mobility, hired Monday to become Qualcomm's chief marketing officer, shows that the San Diego-based chip maker is finally serious about marketing....
New Marketing Head Will Raise Qualcomm's Profile

RIM executive shakeup continues with new COO, CMO

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Research in Motion announced on Tuesday that it has hired a new chief operating officer and a chief marketing officer, continuing a shakeup of the company's executive team....
RIM executive shakeup continues with new COO, CMO
T-Mobile CMO would like to abolish phone subsidies, but won't actually do it
What's up at Lockerz? Heavily-funded startup mum on fashion site Ador

T-Mobile Shouts Back at AT&T While Its Network Team Quietly Builds Away

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It wasn’t that long ago that T-Mobile USA and AT&T were extolling each other’s virtues as they prepared to become a single wireless company. Ah, how times have changed. Now the two companies are spending big bucks to take potshots at one another. AT&T placed newspaper ads last week insisting...
T-Mobile Shouts Back at AT&T While Its Network Team Quietly Builds Away

Facebook gets serious about consumer marketing, reportedly hires former Apple exec

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According to a report by AdAge, Facebook has made a huge hire which will change the way the company markets itself to consumers. In fact, Facebook hasn’t done much marketing of itself at all, so this hire is a one to pay attention to. Reportedly, Facebook has hired Rebecca Van...
Facebook gets serious about consumer marketing, reportedly hires former Apple exec
Zynga CEO volunteers to reduce his salary to $1

Slacker swipes at Pandora and Spotify in attempt to brand itself as the complete music service

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Slacker Radio has decided time is now for it to announce itself to the world. No, you didn’t miss anything — it’s been around for a while, but today, the Internet music streaming service redesigned its digital properties and is now actively promoting itself with an updated brand. It is...
Slacker swipes at Pandora and Spotify in attempt to brand itself as the complete music service

Slideshark heads to iPhone, after owning Powerpoint presentations on iPad

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As much as you may hate Powerpoint presentations, sometimes you can’t avoid them — especially if they’re crucial to your business. Now Brainshark is bringing its popular Slideshark app to the iPhone, which will further the company’s mission to take the pain out of presentations. Just like on the...
Slideshark heads to iPhone, after owning Powerpoint presentations on iPad
Oprah and Eric Schmidt Back Cory Booker’s New Startup #waywire, a Media Site for Millenials

Gilt Groupe Snags New Chief Marketing Officer from JustFabulous

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Closely following dozens of layoffs, the Gilt Groupe has appointed Elizabeth Francis to the position of chief marketing officer. Francis will be responsible for acquiring new customers and customer retention across the company’s flash sales sites and full-priced apparel and food sites. Francis takes over the role from Alexis Maybank,...
Gilt Groupe Snags New Chief Marketing Officer from JustFabulous

Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With Accel Partners' Rich Wong

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This week on techCrunch TV’s Ask A VC show, we have Accel Partners’ Rich Wong in the studio. As you may remember, you can submit questions for our guests either in the comments or here and we’ll ask them during the show. Wong focused on software, mobile and internet services...
Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With Accel Partners' Rich Wong

With ExactTarget Acquisition, Salesforce.com Has Spent Close To $3.5 Billion To Get Into The Chief Marketing Officer's Suite

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Salesforce.com added more marketing power to its arsenal today with the purchase of ExactTarget for $2.5 billion. It is the company’s largest acquisition to date, second to Buddy Media, which it bought last year for $689 million. In 2011, the company purchased social-monitoring platform Radian6 for $276 million in cash...
With ExactTarget Acquisition, Salesforce.com Has Spent Close To $3.5 Billion To Get Into The Chief Marketing Officer's Suite

Zillow discontinues listing feed: Redfin says it’s not ‘crazy about the decision’

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The shifting sands in the online real estate industry continue to morph. The latest development involves Zillow which recently notified Redfin and other real estate sites that it will no longer distribute for-sale-by-owner listings to their Web sites. Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman explains in a blog post: Zillow primarily gets...
Zillow discontinues listing feed: Redfin says it’s not ‘crazy about the decision’

OUTFLANKED AND SLOW: How E-Ink Got Blindsided By The Tablet Era

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Amidst our growing love affair with the tablet, spare a thought for its increasingly shelfbound sibling: the e-reader. Take Taiwan's E Ink Holdings Inc, which makes most of the monochrome displays for devices such as Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook. After five years...
OUTFLANKED AND SLOW: How E-Ink Got Blindsided By The Tablet Era
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