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Forecast Takes The Hassle Out Of Ambient Check-Ins Without Draining Your Battery

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There are a number of different schools of thought about how useful Foursquare-like check-ins really are. Forecast, especially, is taking a very different approach from most of Foursquare’s competitors by emphasizing where you are going to be later in the day over just checking in at a location when you...
Forecast Takes The Hassle Out Of Ambient Check-Ins Without Draining Your Battery

Apple Tax Bill Overstated to Investors

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Apple Inc.’s real tax bill isn’t as big as the one it reports to its investors. Among the findings of an investigation by the Senate’s Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations are figures that show Apple’s reported taxes substantially exceed the sum it actually pays the U.S. Treasury. One factor: Apple uses...
Apple Tax Bill Overstated to Investors

Drawbridge Partners With TRUSTe To Let Consumers Opt Out Of Its Cross-Device Ad Targeting

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Mobile ad startup Drawbridge offers technology that helps identify when multiple devices are being used by a single user — something that’s pretty appealing to advertisers, but could also have significant privacy implications. Drawbridge is announcing today that it’s partnering with privacy management company TRUSTe so that people who see...
Drawbridge Partners With TRUSTe To Let Consumers Opt Out Of Its Cross-Device Ad Targeting

What Amazon Brings to the Smartphone Market

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The notion that Amazon might do a smartphone is not new, though a new Bloomberg report suggests that one might hit the market sooner rather than later. And, while clearly a novice at making phones, Amazon brings a lot of know-how and relevant skills, which have already benefitted the company...
What Amazon Brings to the Smartphone Market

Finally: AngelList and SecondMarket team up for legal, controlled look-alike to crowdfunding

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In perhaps the worst kept secret in venture history, SecondMarket and AngelList have teamed up to allow accredited investors to legally invest purely online on AngelList for the first time. Basically, it’s getting a head start on the JOBS Act while we wait for it to become law. It’s a...
Finally: AngelList and SecondMarket team up for legal, controlled look-alike to crowdfunding

Zynga Just Slashed Guidance, And Now Analysts Are Slashing Facebook (ZNGA, FB)

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"While many of our games performed to plan, as a whole we did not execute to our satisfaction," said Zynga CEO Mark Pincus in a statement Thursday.  The games maker significant reduced its guidance for bookings and earnings, and the stock is plunging in electronic trading. A healthy amount of...
Zynga Just Slashed Guidance, And Now Analysts Are Slashing Facebook (ZNGA, FB)

Microsoft Stays Conservative On Web Standards In IE9-To-IE10 Shift

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Microsoft launched Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 on Tuesday, providing a substantial speed increase over Internet Explorer 9 as well as more support for modern Web standards. But Microsoft added that it will continue its conservative approach to supporting Web standards - no doubt disappointing some in the Web...
Microsoft Stays Conservative On Web Standards In IE9-To-IE10 Shift

Choosing parts for a £1,000 games PC

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Alex is a gaming addict with an Xbox 360, but after playing Battlefield 3 on a friend's PC, he wants to build a games machine. Which parts should he buy?I'm a bit of a gaming addict and was perfectly happy with my seven-year-old Xbox 360 until I saw Battlefield 3...
Choosing parts for a £1,000 games PC

VOD liability in flux as UK regulators disagree

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UK online publishers will take further hope that the VOD regulatory regime against which they have campaigned will be dismantled, after another of its decisions was overturned by its own parent. The Authority for Television On Demand (ATVOD) had earlier ruled that, by allowing its satellite TV subscribers to watch...
VOD liability in flux as UK regulators disagree

Blockbuster Won't Survive: CEO Says "Conservative Approach" Required For Digital http://bit.ly/a3Ggt9 Someone send them Cluetrain

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Blockbuster Won't Survive: CEO Says "Conservative Approach" Required For Digital http://bit.ly/a3Ggt9 Someone send them Cluetrain

ICANN Forced to Delay Web-Domain Deadline

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The body responsible for administering the Internet’s naming system has been forced to extend the deadline for applications for so-called .brand top-level domains after a technical issue was uncovered. In a short statement, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, said that unusual behavior in its systems...
ICANN Forced to Delay Web-Domain Deadline

Acer C7 Chromebook review: Chrome OS on the cheap, but at what cost?

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It's been just over a month since Google unveiled its gorgeous and affordable $249 Samsung Chromebook only to surprise us days later with an even cheaper system, the $199 Acer C7 Chromebook. At first glance, these two laptops are very similar, both in purpose (cloud-based computing on a budget)...
Acer C7 Chromebook review: Chrome OS on the cheap, but at what cost?

A Year Later, Asus Is Still Waiting For The “Right Time” To Launch Windows Phones

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As Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform continues to pick up steam and hardware partners, one company has managed to stay out of the Windows Phone game despite their long relationship with Microsoft. Taiwan-based Asus has created developer units for the platform in 2010, and leaks indicate that they haven’t managed to...
A Year Later, Asus Is Still Waiting For The “Right Time” To Launch Windows Phones

Swipely Aims to (Politely) Turn Purchases Into Conversations

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The new service Swipely wants to make shopping social, but not in an oversharing, soul-baring kind of way. Is that even possible? We’ll have to see, as the site is launching into private beta today. (If you jet over now and use the code GIGAOM you should be able to...
Swipely Aims to (Politely) Turn Purchases Into Conversations

Reality dawns for Facebook investors

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Facebook's valuation at 25-times revenues was asking for trouble and it's good it has arrived sooner rather than laterWe will only know what the market thinks Facebook is really worth when the IPO dust has settled, which will take several weeks or months. But Monday's 11% fall in morning trading...
Reality dawns for Facebook investors

Congressman Darrell Issa's Call to the Internet's Right Side

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The House member makes the case that a conservative approach is the best hope for keeping the Internet full of win....
Congressman Darrell Issa's Call to the Internet's Right Side

ICANN Delays Dot-Anything Domain Deadline

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ICANN’s plan to open up the Internet’s addressing system “to the limitless possibilities of human imagination and creativity” will have to wait a few days more to usher in the dot-anything era. The Internet’s governing body said Thursday that a technical issue with its top-level domain (TLD) application system, or...
ICANN Delays Dot-Anything Domain Deadline
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