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Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd

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It’s no secret that mobile analytics firm Flurry gets a kick out of tracking apps and mobile device adoption trends, and today it released some new data on iOS and Android device adoption around the globe. The United States still leads in the number of active iOS and Android devices...
Flurry: China Is Fastest Growing Market For iOS & Android Devices, Chile Comes In 2nd

How 300,000 people move home, animation

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Norwegian developer Even Westvang has taken public data about how his compatriots move around their country and leave home and visualised it in this beautiful animationSimon Rogers...
How 300,000 people move home, animation
Test Drive Apple’s New Messages App Before Mountain Lion Launches

Groupon Fights For Its Life As Daily Deals Collapse (GRPN)

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CHICAGO/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Groupon and its compatriots in the much-hyped daily deals business were supposed to change the very nature of small-business advertising. Instead, it is the daily deal vendors that are racing to change as evidence mounts that their business model is fundamentally flawed. Groupon last week reported...
Groupon Fights For Its Life As Daily Deals Collapse (GRPN)
Product testers go on social media "missions" - a new frontier in content marketing

Collapsing Nokia may have had Apple-like hardware in development in the 90s

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..but horrific corporate management has it in a place where it may be forced into a patent firesale. Interesting article on Nokia in the WSJ last night. It starts with: More than seven years before Apple Inc. rolled out the iPhone, the Nokia team showed a phone with a color...
Collapsing Nokia may have had Apple-like hardware in development in the 90s

Medium Hires Former ICM Literary Agent, Kate Lee, As Its Director Of Content

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We told you a bit about Ev Williams and his vision for the future of publishing with his new company, Medium, the other day. I mentioned in that piece that the company was hiring a variety of interesting positions. Today, Williams announced a new addition, a Director of Content. The...
Medium Hires Former ICM Literary Agent, Kate Lee, As Its Director Of Content
Artificial intelligence project builds A Puzzling Present
MSI Slider S20 convertible Windows 8 ultrabook hands-on
Music streaming service on the way from HTC and Beats?
Final Frontier Design's third-generation spacesuit reaches Kickstarter goal

Jon maddog Hall Comes Out In Honor Of Alan Turing’s Birthday

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A dozen years ago, when I went from techno-dilettante to technophile, one of my living heroes was Jon maddog Hall, the 61-year-old writer for Linux Magazine and an early proponent for free and open source software. Today Jon came out as homosexual in honor of Alan Turing’s 100th birthday. His...
Jon maddog Hall Comes Out In Honor Of Alan Turing’s Birthday

Hulu's 2012: Revenue up 65% to $695M, subscribers double to 3M, 28% more advertisers

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Hulu had a banging 2012, and they’ve rounded it up in a blog post today. We combed through the numbers and there are some eyebrow-raising ones here. Revenue for the streaming site was up 65% in 2012, and it doubled its subscribers from April to December, ending up at 3M...
Hulu's 2012: Revenue up 65% to $695M, subscribers double to 3M, 28% more advertisers

Got a smartphone? You must be planning to vote for Obama

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Maybe you didn’t see Romney’s iAd. Or perhaps you’re just not impressed with Republican candidate’s perfectly coiffed hair. Either way, if you own a smartphone, you and your compatriots are edging up to twice as likely to support Obama’s re-election campaign. Source: Google+Mitt Romney At least, that’s what mobile marketing...
Got a smartphone? You must be planning to vote for Obama

Copyright troll smacked down again after fleeing to Florida

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John Steele is one of the nation's most prolific copyright trolls. Last year, an Illinois federal judge wrote that Steele had "abused the litigation system in more than one way." Apparently undeterred by the thumping he received in Illinois federal courts, Steele has joined a new firm and shifted...
Copyright troll smacked down again after fleeing to Florida

Huawei Ascend W1 render revealed, WP8 in a cyan chassis

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Nokia's shown off its Windows Phone 8 wares, so has HTC, and we knew Huawei was bringing a WP8 handset to the table sometime soon, too. That day has finally arrived, as an official looking render of the Ascend W1 has popped up on Twitter. If the picture's to...
Huawei Ascend W1 render revealed, WP8 in a cyan chassis
How the art of 'Angry Birds Star Wars' blended two pop-culture juggernauts

StatCounter dings Microsoft for endorsing Net Application’s market share data

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Microsoft is quite fond of tooting its own horn when it comes to the performance of Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7, and the decline (at last) of Internet Explorer 6. However, it has a favorite place to get the data that it promotes: Net Applications. Now, we like Net...
StatCounter dings Microsoft for endorsing Net Application’s market share data

This is the Modem World: Nerds in rabbit holes

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Each week Joshua Fruhlinger contributes This is the Modem World, a column dedicated to exploring the culture of consumer technology. I have many interests: mountain biking, martial arts, video games, running, reading, cooking and horror movies. For each one of these, there is an internet rabbit hole so deep,...
This is the Modem World: Nerds in rabbit holes

Get Ready For Some Fireworks: Activist Investor Carl Icahn Sets His Sights On Netflix, Taking A 10% Stake

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Carl Icahn could be on the warpath again, this time with Netflix as his target. Through a number of investment vehicles, Icahn has taken what amounts to a 9.98 percent stake in the subscription video company. Icahn, of course, is best known as an activist shareholder who advocates for change...
Get Ready For Some Fireworks: Activist Investor Carl Icahn Sets His Sights On Netflix, Taking A 10% Stake

The Last Big Independent Social Marketer Syncapse Pimps Itself For Acquisition With Analytics Suite

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Syncapse wants to get bought. All it’s well funded competitors — Buddy Media, Vitrue, Involver, Wildfire — already have. So today it releases a new analytics suite, making it a more appealing turn-key social marketing solution to acquirers by rounding out its Faceb00k ads and Pages offering. The company’s PR...
The Last Big Independent Social Marketer Syncapse Pimps Itself For Acquisition With Analytics Suite
The wrong argument: Enterprise v. consumer startups

The Atlantic's Quartz is here at last but will it pay?

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The world of elite online business journalism is starting to feel crowded. Publications like the Wall Street Journal, the FT and the Economist are all touting top-shelf digital experiences and now comes the Atlantic’s long awaited offering, Quartz. Launched today at Qz.com, the new publication is optimized for reading on...
The Atlantic's Quartz is here at last but will it pay?
NFL drafts Google+ to power fantasy football Hangouts

TechCrunch France Integrates With TechCrunch.com

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Today, TechCrunch has some big news to share with you : TechCrunch France will finally become part of TechCrunch.com. Launched in 2006 by Michael Arrington and Ouriel Ohayon, TechCrunch France was one of the first tech blogs to take off in France and its launch marked one of the first...
TechCrunch France Integrates With TechCrunch.com

Redfin touts $100 million in real estate savings, plans to double Seattle office space

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It’s hard to believe, but Seattle-based Redfin is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. And what has the online real estate brokerage done in that time frame? Well, for one, the company announced today that it has saved customers more than $100 million in real estate fees since it was...
Redfin touts $100 million in real estate savings, plans to double Seattle office space
UK Lulzsec members charged over DDoS attacks: two plead guilty, two claim innocence

A look back: 36 years of Apple products

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Our compatriots at CBSNews.com take a look at the evolution of Apple products over the last three and a half decades. [Read more]...
A look back: 36 years of Apple products

Accused LulzSec member pleads guilty to hacking Sony

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Accused LulzSec hacker Cody Kretsinger pled guilty today in a federal court in Los Angeles, California, to felony charges associated with the breach of Sony Pictures Entertainment that occurred in mid-2011. Kretsinger went by the moniker "Recursion" and testified that he took part in a SQL injection attack on...
Accused LulzSec member pleads guilty to hacking Sony

Micron to acquire Apple supplier Elpida in memory shakeup

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US-based Micron Technology has entered into an agreement to acquire bankrupt Japanese DRAM maker Elpida for $2.5 billion, according to Digitimes. Elpida is remains a key component supplier for Apples new iPad and iPhone 4S, and will propel Micron to the number 2 position in memory chip fabrication behind only...
Micron to acquire Apple supplier Elpida in memory shakeup
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