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Apple v Samsung: what are the claims and counter-claims?

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The US giant has said its rival suffered a 'crisis in design that led to plagiarism, while it has been accused of stifling rivalsWhat are the claims in the case? Apple accuses Samsung of:• Stealing design ideas, features of iPad and iPhone.• Copying designs because it could not compete, rather...
Apple v Samsung: what are the claims and counter-claims?

Ravello Systems Raises $26M And Launches App Cloud Capsule

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Ravello Systems has raised $26 million for a new way to launch applications into the cloud. The funding round was led by Sequoia Capital, with Norwest Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners also participating. The company uses the metaphor of a capsule to demonstrate how its software can package apps...
Ravello Systems Raises $26M And Launches App Cloud Capsule

Could after-hours email restrictions hurt email marketers?

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The rapid growth of mobile technology and its adoption throughout society has arguably been a boon to both employers and employees. When put in capable hands, a smart phone can be an incredible promoter of productivity. But that doesn't mean that smart phones are perfect. There's a reason, after all,...
Could after-hours email restrictions hurt email marketers?
Google Fiber TV fixes everything that's wrong with basic cable services
How Microsoft could completely change the BYOD game

Shigeru Miyamoto admits he's a fan of Angry Birds, just like the rest of us

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Mario and Zelda (amongst others) creator Shigeru Miyamoto was in Paris to promote the launch of the Nintendo 3DS as a guide in the Louvre. While company executives have previously dismissed and decried smartphone gaming, Miyamoto was asked about his favorite non-Nintendo game and for the first time, admitted...
Shigeru Miyamoto admits he's a fan of Angry Birds, just like the rest of us
Comprehend wants to cure data woes for pharma companies
Pick1 Raises $1 Million For Opinions Database

Looking to go local? Airbnb rolls out neighborhood product to help you fit in

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Airbnb, the hip travel site allowing you to book a room in a local apartment — or a local treehouse — is rolling out Airbnb neighborhoods on Tuesday, a new product that will allow visitors to search by neighborhood within large cities to get the right travel experience they’re looking...
Looking to go local? Airbnb rolls out neighborhood product to help you fit in
After the hack: FAQ for breach affecting up to 10 million credit cards

NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

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Barnes & Noble's hardware division hasn't exactly been glowing recently, and if one New York Times source is to be believed, it'll take more than cute (and charitable) rhymes to keep investors happy. According to the NYT source, company executives want to shift from making Barnes & Noble branded...
NYT: Barnes & Noble may be moving away from Nook hardware

Report: Star Trek director J.J. Abrams to tackle Star Wars

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On Thursday afternoon, Deadline reported that J.J. Abrams is going to be the new mastermind behind the forthcoming Disney Star Wars movies. Disney purchased the rights to the franchise in late October and said it was on track to release in 2015. Since then, everybody has been speculating about...
Report: Star Trek director J.J. Abrams to tackle Star Wars

Huawei MediaPad 10 review: test-driving the company's first 10-inch tablet

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More Info Huawei MediaPad 10 eyes-on Huawei MediaPad 10 hands-on (video) Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD hitting stores starting in September Toward the end of Huawei's Mobile World Congress press event this past February, company executives made a brief mention of an upcoming 10-inch, quad-core tablet. For the media in...
Huawei MediaPad 10 review: test-driving the company's first 10-inch tablet

This Facebook Critic Is Rooting for Facebook on Friday

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On the eve of Facebook’s initial public offering, and two weeks after writing a five-part series that tried to answer the question of whether we’re in a social media bubble, the most striking thing to me is how divided people are on whether these astronomical values and this unlikely craze can be sustained....
This Facebook Critic Is Rooting for Facebook on Friday

MBA Mondays: One More Thing On Sustainability Before We Move On

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I'd like to tie together two posts and make a final point on Sustainability. In my first post for the Sustainability class, I wrote: Clay Christensen talks about this kind of thing all the time. Big company executives are asked to calculate an return on investment (ROI) on the investments they...
MBA Mondays: One More Thing On Sustainability Before We Move On

Apple struts lighter, faster, bigger iPhone 5

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Apple CEO Tim Cook and other company executives today unveiled the iPhone 5, a faster, slimmer upgrade that for the first time in the five-year history of the smartphone, boasts a larger screen of 4 inches....
Apple struts lighter, faster, bigger iPhone 5

Boot up: Microsoft Surface, Apple and maps, the lawyer suing everyone, and more

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Plus mobile users fall in Spain, hacking back at the hackers, Windows Phone sees new starts and moreA quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamMicrosoft Surface Windows 8 tablets - in pictures >> guardian.co.ukGet a look at it. Or read our...
Boot up: Microsoft Surface, Apple and maps, the lawyer suing everyone, and more

Will Microsoft's New Xbox Event In May Reveal Always-Online Requirements?

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Microsoft's follow-up to the Xbox 360, currently code named 'Durango,' will likely be unveiled on May 21 at a "small venue" with a focus on initial details and a 2013 company roadmap, sources tell The Verge.  Because this May event is only one month from this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in...
Will Microsoft's New Xbox Event In May Reveal Always-Online Requirements?
Pinterest's Attribution Program Grows: Dreamstime Joins To Help End Battle Over Watermarked, Copyrighted Images

Samsung GT-N5110 passes through the FCC, leaves a Galaxy Note 8.0-size hole

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Rumors (recently confirmed by company executives) have suggested Samsung would expand its lineup of stylus-packing mobile devices, and this GT-N5110 that just passed through the FCC fits the profile almost exactly. Sporting only WiFi and Bluetooth radios and described as a "personal tablet" it fits perfectly into the size...
Samsung GT-N5110 passes through the FCC, leaves a Galaxy Note 8.0-size hole
Social: Facebook Hits Earnings By the Skin of its Teeth

Under Mayer, Yahoo stands by ad tech and Right Media

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After months of speculation that Yahoo might part with ad exchange Right Media, the company is going out of its way to affirm its commitment to its core ad technology. In a mini media blitz of stories in the ad trades today, company executives said Yahoo has no plans to...
Under Mayer, Yahoo stands by ad tech and Right Media

Larry Page: US government has no access to information on Google servers

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Google has denied involvement in a U.S. government surveillance program called Prism since news broke Thursday that the National Security Agency has been accessing the servers of some of the largest Internet companies, but now company executives insist they had never heard of the program....
Larry Page: US government has no access to information on Google servers

Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

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Intel has seemed a little ambivalent about growth prospects for an emerging class of computers dubbed micro servers. If they do take off, though, Intel plans to have just the chips for them. The company, at gathering in Beijing, unveiled plans for a calculating engine for such machines based on...
Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

Cloud computing to generate 14 million jobs, according to Microsoft-commissioned study

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Research firm IDC, in a study paid for by Microsoft, predicts that cloud computing will generate nearly 14 million jobs globally by 2015 -- based on the premise that companies that move to the cloud will see increased revenue growth and cost savings that will lead them to create jobs....
Cloud computing to generate 14 million jobs, according to Microsoft-commissioned study

Here's A Secret Trick From LinkedIn For Landing A Great New Job (LNKD)

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Best-selling author Nicole Williams, LinkedIn's Connection Director, has a great tip on how to land your next job. Call it "strategic volunteering." We talked to Williams, who has penned three popular career advice books, about how to volunteer your way into a new gig.  Here's how you do it: Identify...
Here's A Secret Trick From LinkedIn For Landing A Great New Job (LNKD)

Perseverance and patience: How Tableau made the IPO leap after 10 years

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Christian Chabot (l) and Pat Hanrahan of Tableau Software Good things come to those who wait, especially if those who wait have a big audacious mission that they are trying to tackle. Just ask Tableau Software co-founders Christian Chabot, Pat Hanrahan and Christopher Stolte who today filed to take their...
Perseverance and patience: How Tableau made the IPO leap after 10 years

RIM opens $10k developer program, reveals Qwerty BB10 Alpha device and rebrands app store

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RIM has announced a series of updates as it draws closer to the launch of its eagerly awaited BlackBerry 10 devices on January 30. Speaking at the BB Jam event in Bangkok this morning, a series of company executives — including VP of developer relations Alec Saunders — demoed upcoming apps,...
RIM opens $10k developer program, reveals Qwerty BB10 Alpha device and rebrands app store

Lenovo to Set Up PC Plant in U.S.

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Chinese computer-maker Lenovo Group Ltd. will start manufacturing PCs in North Carolina next year. Company executives said the effort, starting with only a few million dollars and just over 100 workers, will be the beginning of something bigger, rather than a one-time made-in-America publicity effort. The world’s No. 2 personal-computer...
Lenovo to Set Up PC Plant in U.S.
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