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For Creators of Games, a Faint Line on Cloning

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Cloning the soul of a game - its gameplay mechanics, design, characters and storyline - is now commonplace in digital marketplaces like Apple's iOS App Store and Google's Android Market, reports Brian X. Chen in Monday's New York Times....
For Creators of Games, a Faint Line on Cloning

"Blitzkrieg" story continues: JP Morgan pumps $40-$80M into Russian fashion company Lamoda

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US financial firm JP Morgan is continuing to buy up stakes in select Rocket Internet online fashion retailers – first in Europe (Zalando), then in Brazil (Dafiti) and now in Russia, with Rocket’s Lamoda today announcing a cash-for-equity deal, terms undisclosed. According to an insider source speaking to Russian newspaper Kommersant, the deal could be worth between...
"Blitzkrieg" story continues: JP Morgan pumps $40-$80M into Russian fashion company Lamoda
Nobel Prize awarded to two scientists responsible for major cloning and stem cell advancements
Salesforce Wants To Kill Asana, Box And Okta? CEO Benioff Says 'It's Not About The Hunger Games'
Rocket Boosters: Copycat Samwers Find Friends in Asia
HP expands Mac-cloning design approach across all of its latest notebooks
Play this: 'The Swapper,' a puzzle game about cloning in a claymation world

Website Claims Apple Developers Are Trying to Form a Union

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If a labor organization forms and only reporters follow it, is it for real? Earlier today, SiliconBeat reported on a new website called App Developer Union ostensibly launched to organize iOS developers burned by Apple's policies--just days before this year's WWDC. The site also has an accompanying Twitter (@AppDevUnion) and...
Website Claims Apple Developers Are Trying to Form a Union

What I learned today on Twitter (but mostly in the last 3 minutes)

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All the interesting tweeters were at TED this week watching the not-just-the Blue Man group perform lewd acts, so we were left with the bird droppings. But we picked over them, digested them and processed them ourselves before sharing them with you, our enlightened readers. Remember truth can sometimes take...
What I learned today on Twitter (but mostly in the last 3 minutes)

Fab Buys Casacanda For $11M To Fight The Samwers In Europe

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Three weeks after the launch of Samwer Fab clone Bamarang in Germany, the UK, France, Brazil and Australia comes the news that Fab too has decided to bolster its European front lines through the acquisition of German Flash sales site Casacanda. According to a source familiar with the proceedings, the...
Fab Buys Casacanda For $11M To Fight The Samwers In Europe
Why Microsoft's Windows Phones Don't Copy the iPhone

Zynga talks Running With Friends, Draw Something 2 and tablet-first plans

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'We're in a golden age of video games," says SVP of mobile Travis BoatmanZynga chief executive Mark Pincus recently described 2013 as "a transition year" for his company, as it tries to translate its historical dominance of the Facebook social games market into similar popularity on smartphones and tablets.There have...
Zynga talks Running With Friends, Draw Something 2 and tablet-first plans
How "The Angel" helped 15,000 people steal broadband

The only way that Facebook is going to grow its userbase is to perfect cloning

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When you’re an “Internet” company that provides a free service, you’re not thinking about capping out on your growth. For a photo-sharing app, ten million users is an absolute dream and could lead to a very lucrative exit. However, when you’re a social network like Facebook, capping out is a...
The only way that Facebook is going to grow its userbase is to perfect cloning
How Cybercriminals Stole $40 Million From ATMs Worldwide In 10 Hours

Games Distribution Incubator HitFox Hatches Two New Startups: AppLift And Game Finder

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Well that was quick or just well timed PR: HitFox Game Ventures, the games distribution incubator that launched last month, has given birth to two new startups already. HitFox AppLift, co-founded and managed by Kaya Taner, who was an early employee at HitFox, promises to be an affiliate network that...
Games Distribution Incubator HitFox Hatches Two New Startups: AppLift And Game Finder

Apple Has Licensed iOS Design Patents to Microsoft, Agreement Bans "Cloning"

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Apple has licensed its design patents to Microsoft -- the same patents at issue in the Samsung case -- according to Boris Teksler, director of Patent Licensing & Strategy at Apple. The development was revealed today in the Apple v. Samsung trial according to Dan Levine, a legal reporter for...
Apple Has Licensed iOS Design Patents to Microsoft, Agreement Bans "Cloning"

London College launches UK’s first ever ‘iPhoneography’ course

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We’ve seen some pretty diverse and interesting college and university courses in our time but London’s Kensington and Chelsea College may have a hit on its hands with the launch of the UK’s first ‘iPhoneography’ course. The new evening course is aimed at teaching how to take better photographs on the...
London College launches UK’s first ever ‘iPhoneography’ course

VMware competitor CloudVelocity gets $5M to migrate apps to public clouds

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Silicon Valley-based CloudVelocity has emerged from stealth mode with $5 million in investment, and a technology that aims to remove the barriers of adoption to public clouds. The $5 million first-round was led by Mayfield Fund. Navin Chaddha, Mayfield’s Managing Director said the firm made the decision to invest as...
VMware competitor CloudVelocity gets $5M to migrate apps to public clouds
Cloning Amazon Is a Dead End, Says Cloud Rival Rackspace

Chip and pin 'weakness' exposed

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Cambridge University researchers share details of a security weakness than can enable the cloning of chip and pin cards....
Chip and pin 'weakness' exposed

OMGPOP Engineer Refuses To Join Zynga, Calling It 'Evil' (ZNGA)

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Game developer Shay Pierce is refusing to work for Zynga, even though Zynga just bought OMGPOP, the company Pierce works for, for $180 million in cash. In a guest column on Gamasutra, Pierce says Zynga is an "evil" company. He says it is evil not for trying to make a...
OMGPOP Engineer Refuses To Join Zynga, Calling It 'Evil' (ZNGA)

Apple-HTC terms are consistent with what Steve Jobs told Eric Schmidt (but not with his biography)

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The public filing of the Apple-HTC license agreement, with the exception of its financial terms and a few details, is the most important smartphone patent news in the build-up to the Apple-Samsung injunction hearing. I have just commented on the scope of the agreement, which is limited by an anti-cloning...
Apple-HTC terms are consistent with what Steve Jobs told Eric Schmidt (but not with his biography)
Towards fewer apps: The rise of the uber-app

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Why Apple's Lawyers Won't Attack Microsoft (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up Slightly In Rising Market   Markets are up on the big beat from July retail sales blowing past expectations. Shares of MSFT are up marginally. Catalysts for the stock include the...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Why Apple's Lawyers Won't Attack Microsoft (MSFT)

As It Expands Internationally, Groupon Shakes Up Management, Hires New Head Of Latin America

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Since its big IPO last year, Groupon has been picking up the pace of international expansion. Today, for example, we were tipped an email written by Groupon Co-founder and CEO Andrew Mason to Groupon employees, which announced some big changes to international management, specifically in EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and...
As It Expands Internationally, Groupon Shakes Up Management, Hires New Head Of Latin America
Threeview: A critic, an analyst, and an academic review Bad Piggies

Has Facebook's Reign Come And Gone Already?

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A smart friend of mine, a longtime industry veteran, once shared with me an interesting observation about the companies that dominate the computing industry. His idea was that there's always a top dog, a company that Bigfoots over everybody else, instills fears in rivals, attracts the best talent and so...
Has Facebook's Reign Come And Gone Already?
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NimbleBit fans are giving Zynga’s Dream Heights a bad rap in app store reviews
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