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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)

Dixon Delicious: Your Copy Machine – A Security Threat? - The thought never crossed my mind until my colleague Jack... http://ow.ly/17p6HA

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Dixon Delicious: Your Copy Machine – A Security Threat? - The thought never crossed my mind until my colleague Jack... http://ow.ly/17p6HA
Does anyone care what Ed Zabitsky says about Apple?

We're looking for a reporter who can tell great stories about emerging technology

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At GigaOM, we’re all about emerging technology — particularly emerging technology that’s disruptive. We believe there are certain technology shifts, like big data or the cloud, or advances in mobile networks or the spread of digital media, that aren’t mere trends: They are part of fundamental changes in how...
We're looking for a reporter who can tell great stories about emerging technology

★ Where in the World Is Jesus Diaz?

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Speaking of the stolen iPhone prototype saga, an anonymous tipster emailed me this week claiming that Gizmodo editor Jesus Diaz left the United States and is now in his home country of Spain — and that he decided to leave after California police acted on the warrant against his Gizmodo...
★ Where in the World Is Jesus Diaz?
Banjo wants to take you places with its new location-based update

Google's Chrome Remote Desktop Screen Sharing Service Comes Out Of Beta, Adds Real-Time Audio For Windows

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Google just announced that it is taking its Chrome Remote Desktop screen sharing service out of beta. As the name implies, the Chrome Remote Desktop app runs in Chrome and allows you to share your desktop with others or control theirs to see presentations or, as Google notes, become the...
Google's Chrome Remote Desktop Screen Sharing Service Comes Out Of Beta, Adds Real-Time Audio For Windows

TCTV Wrap-Up: The Rundown On Apple's iPad Mini Launch Event

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Apple made some pretty big announcements at an event held in Silicon Valley this morning: The debut of the long-rumored iPad Mini, a brand new iMac, more relatively affordable Retina-enabled MacBooks, and much more. While TechCrunch has had great coverage of all this, it’s been such a big day...
TCTV Wrap-Up: The Rundown On Apple's iPad Mini Launch Event
Long a cloud kingpin, Amazon now fighting back against AWS competition

Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

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In my time talking to people about the internet of things, we sometimes get so excited about the possibilities of the technology that we forget about the consumer who has to install it or has their own vision for connected living that they are trying to implement. So this week...
Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents

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Yahoo Mail users have been seeing their accounts broken into for months. While Yahoo says it has plugged at least two separate security holes leading to accounts getting hijacked, it appears the problem persists. While it’s unclear how long these attacks have been going on for, we first reported Yahoo...
Despite its efforts to fix vulnerabilities, Yahoo's Mail users continue reporting hacking incidents

Who were the top ed tech acquirers in 2012?

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A new report from M&A database CB Insights gives an overview of the 2,277 tech acquisitions it tracked last year (you can see my colleague Eliza Kern’s post on the breakdown here or view the entire report here.) But to give GigaOM a better view of the ed tech sector...
Who were the top ed tech acquirers in 2012?

Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit

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I recently had lunch with Mark Leslie, a successful entrepreneur and CEO, who now teaches at Stanford and works with startups, often as a board member. He told me about a paper he and a colleague published in Harvard Business Review called The Sales Learning Curve. I read the paper...
Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit

Skyhigh Networks gets $20M to lift IT out of the shadows

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The use of shadow IT — storing and sharing files on non-sanctioned clouds from Box, Dropbox and others, partly propelled by the bring-your-own-device trend — is not news, because it’s been going on for years despite the compliance and security problems it can pose. But IT leaders are fighting back,...
Skyhigh Networks gets $20M to lift IT out of the shadows

Did Marissa Mayer Just Make A Horrible Mistake? Several Ex-Googlers Think So (GOOG, YHOO)

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made a big hire yesterday, bringing in her former Google colleague Henrique De Castro as COO. De Castro doesn't come cheap. Mayer and Yahoo had to agree to pay him $62 million over four years to get him to leave Google, where De Castro was a loyal...
Did Marissa Mayer Just Make A Horrible Mistake? Several Ex-Googlers Think So (GOOG, YHOO)

Report: Yahoo's board agrees to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr

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Yahoo’s board of directors has agreed to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the Wall Street Journal and AllThingsD reported Sunday. The deal is expected to be announced Monday. Tumblr founder David Karp, who owns at least 25 percent of the company, has agreed to stay on for at least four years,...
Report: Yahoo's board agrees to pay $1.1 billion for Tumblr

Improving Education Through Better Teachers

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theodp writes "The teaching profession gets schooled in cover stories from the big pubs this weekend, as Newsweek makes the case for Why We Must Fire Bad Teachers, and the NY Times offers the more hopeful Building a Better Teacher. For the past half-century, professional educators believed that if they...
Improving Education Through Better Teachers
Apple Is Only Spending A Few Million Dollars To Buy A Handfull Of Color Employees (AAPL)
Windows 8: The desktop review

Your Newest Colleague? A Machine That Makes Design Suggestions

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Christian Fiebig programmed a computer to watch you work, making suggestions about what you might do next....
Your Newest Colleague? A Machine That Makes Design Suggestions

Thou Shalt Not Lie: FTC set to hit Google for millions over Safari incident

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Another day, another privacy payout. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google will pay $22.5 million to settle claims that it hacked users’ iPhones in order to serve ads to them. The incident stems from a highly publicized incident in February in which a Stanford graduate student discovered that...
Thou Shalt Not Lie: FTC set to hit Google for millions over Safari incident
Google Docs for Android updated with live edits, rich text, enhanced navigation
Apple hires away former star Samsung chip designer

Groupon Streamlines Its Food Operations: Mike DeLuca Now VP Of Savored As Well As Breadcrumb

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Groupon got put through the meat-grinder last week as founder and CEO Andrew Mason defended himself and managed to hold onto his role after another terrible earnings quarter. Now Groupon is getting down to the business of streamlining: Mike DeLuca, the VP of sales for Groupon’s restaurant reservation system Savored (just...
Groupon Streamlines Its Food Operations: Mike DeLuca Now VP Of Savored As Well As Breadcrumb

The mobile market isn't saturated yet: Over half of the world is unconnected

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The days of easy mobile growth are gone in the developed world, and those who want a smartphone have one — or 1.57 mobile connections according to recent research. That’s why the theme of third-quarter wireless industry financial results calls in the U.S. have focused on how carriers will grow...
The mobile market isn't saturated yet: Over half of the world is unconnected
Facebook lead designer Ben Blumenfeld leaves for Designer Fund

Bina launches box to analyze genomes; cloud on the way

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Bina Technologies is launching its Bina Box for on-premise genome processing, enabling researchers to quickly and cheaply analyze genomes and give doctors data-driven suggestions for custom treatments. Use a genome sequencer to see one person’s DNA profile, and you’ll get 6 billion unique characters, or half a terabyte of data,...
Bina launches box to analyze genomes; cloud on the way
Android is just the beginning: How Bluetooth is preparing for the internet of things

Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming

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Ray Bradbury was right about so many things and spellbinding about so many others that it almost hurts to write this: Ray Bradbury was wrong when it came to reading. But then I also get to tell you this: he changed his mind. HarperCollins is in the midst of preparing...
Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming

Bing Goes Sleek and More Social

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If you’ve ever cleaned off a cluttered desk, replacing messy stacks of paper with framed photos of people who really matter, you have a rough idea of what Microsoft did with its new Bing search engine this week. Gone are the distracting, multicolored search results. Gone are the lists of...
Bing Goes Sleek and More Social
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?