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AT&T's spectrum crunch said to have been overblown, company admits it is now well-positioned

Alex Day Sells Half A Million Songs By Breaking All The 'Rules'

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Well, what do we have here? Another artist operating outside the constraints of the recording industry and yet, against all odds, making money? Probably too good to be true. He's built a huge following on known pirate site YouTube and his first two royalty checks totaled over $200,000, but the...
Alex Day Sells Half A Million Songs By Breaking All The 'Rules'

Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

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Although Internet Explorer 9 has turned over a new leaf with decent standards support compared to its predecessors, IE still has the reputation of a wet sponge. Not long ago, I asked if IE deserves a second chance — in some ways it does, but it’s hard to argue for...
Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder
The dream is dead: AMD gives up its share in GlobalFoundries

People in the U.S. and Canada use IE at work but swap to Chrome at home

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Investigation by ad network and statistics company Chitika has revealed that people appear to be using Google’s Chrome browser more in the evenings, even as they use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer during the day. This indicates that IE retains its popularity during the workday, but those same users switch to Chrome...
People in the U.S. and Canada use IE at work but swap to Chrome at home

Target discounting iPhone 4S to $149, iPhone 4 to $49 – in store only

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If you’re looking to pick up the iPhone 4S in the next couple of days, make sure to check your local Target store before purchasing. Thanks to a couple of tips sent to us via email, we now know that Target locations are now running a deal on the...
Target discounting iPhone 4S to $149, iPhone 4 to $49 – in store only
Emaze Raises $800K For The Presentation Sweet Spot Between PowerPoint And Prezi
Let's broaden the MOOC experiment

The Importance of Fear, Risk and Hacking

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Last week I met Gever Tulley, author of the provocatively-titled “Fifty Dangerous Things You Should Let Your Kids Do.” The book grew out of a 2007 TED talk about why embracing and exploring danger ultimately lessens it. (See! Good things do come out of TED. Let the TED-TechCrunch healing begin!)...
The Importance of Fear, Risk and Hacking
Yes, another photo sharing app. Here's how Albumatic strives to be different

January sales data reveals mo' iMacs, mo' Mac sales

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3-4 week shipping times are still making some iMac buyers wait. Discussion of Mac sales may have been a bit of a yawner during Apple's earnings call last month, but sales have reportedly picked up significantly since then. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster obtained NPD's retail data for January...
January sales data reveals mo' iMacs, mo' Mac sales

What Stanford Professor Tina Seelig Told Googlers About Innovation

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Stanford professor, neuroscientist and author Tina Seelig, who just published InGenius: A Crash Course On Creativity, recently spoke at Google about innovation. Seelig heads up Stanford's Technology Ventures Program and says that creativity can be taught — but you have to work at it. Watch her full presentation here; otherwise...
What Stanford Professor Tina Seelig Told Googlers About Innovation

Tony Fadell on Design, Curiosity, and Developing the iPod

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In a video from the 99% Conference, Scott Belsky interviews Tony Fadell, winner of the Behance ALVA Award for his innovative work. Fadell, an engineer and inventor, oversaw the evolution of the iPod at Apple and is currently the CEO of Nest Labs, which created the Nest Learning Thermostat. In this...
Tony Fadell on Design, Curiosity, and Developing the iPod

Yammer Opens Up Its Microblog Network To a Much Broader Community

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Yammer is opening up its microbogging platform. In "Yammer Community" people may now create a community without the requirement that an email address be associated with a particular domain. This is a big change for Yammer. Many companies do not have their own domains. Opening up the platform means that...
Yammer Opens Up Its Microblog Network To a Much Broader Community
Get your current-gen 27-inch iMacs on refurb while they last

Silicon Micro Display rolls out $799 ST1080 wearable display

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It may still be some time before you can take Google's ambitious wearable computing project for a spin, but there's certainly no shortage of head-mounted displays out there for those looking to blaze a trail of their own. You can now add Silicon Micro Display's new ST1080 glasses to...
Silicon Micro Display rolls out $799 ST1080 wearable display
Apple's Q1 iPhone sales may hit 50 million as iPad sales climb to 24 million

SlideShark now lets you view, share and project PowerPoint presentations from your iPhone

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Brainshark has made a name for itself by providing presentation-related solutions for businesses and individuals. And like it or not, Microsoft’s mighty PowerPoint is one of the most popular commonly-used presentation platforms, which is why Brainshark branched out to launch SlideShark last year. It enables you to display PowerPoint on...
SlideShark now lets you view, share and project PowerPoint presentations from your iPhone

Mystery Over Samsung's Role in Apple's Supply Chain

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Samsung has poured cold water over yesterday's claims that one of its oldest ties with Apple was to come to an end. The firms have enjoyed a relationship on the supply chain front for many years, with the Korean firm providing LCD screens for the U.S. firm's devices. The report...
Mystery Over Samsung's Role in Apple's Supply Chain
How to make the most of free Amazon business services

Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App

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Offline learning is the latest tool for the unorthodox education organization. Here's how that and other new features will power Khan Academy's new app. Khan Academy, the wildly popular YouTube lecture series, is slated to launch its iPad app any minute now in Apple's store. The enhanced version of Khan...
Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App
The Weekender: Instagrams of tragedy, iPhone 5 review, and a trip to the Magic championship

First look: OneNote 2013

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Microsoft's note-taking application OneNote has long been the company's attempt to build a "killer app" for the tablet PC. Over the years, OneNote has acquired a small but devoted fanbase of users who adore its rich multimedia scrapbooking and stylus/pen integration. Yet somehow, OneNote never won mainstream appeal. The application...
First look: OneNote 2013

Report: Apple iPad mini display 'adequate,' not excellent

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The monitor specialists at Displaymate have put a new iPad mini through its paces, and have found the display to be "very capable" but a distinct decrease in quality over Apple's Retina display choices as seen in the more recent iPads. Citing the iPad mini's resolution of a lower-than-expected 1024x768,...
Report: Apple iPad mini display 'adequate,' not excellent

Arianna Huffington's 7-Year Quest For Pulitzer-Worthy Journalism

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A seven-year-old blog turned heads among media-watchers yesterday by winning a Pulitzer Prize. The Huffington Post wasn't the first online-only news operation to win the coveted award, but this is nonetheless being viewed as milestone in the history of journalism. It is a significant moment, but anybody who is genuinely...
Arianna Huffington's 7-Year Quest For Pulitzer-Worthy Journalism

Inside Dropbox's Reverse-Engineered Company Culture

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Five years ago, Dropbox famously reverse-engineered Apple’s Finder system to introduce its own icon onto the top dock, with its folders fully integrated and a little green checkmark when files are synced. The hack was so nifty that it attracted acquisition interest from Steve Jobs. That original approach — thinking...
Inside Dropbox's Reverse-Engineered Company Culture
Entrepreneurs: Stop participating in hackathons just to win them

Classic Note For iOS Is Bringing Blocky Back

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In case you can’t wait for Jony Ive to give iOS a complete revamp, there’s Classic Note, an app that will bring back a bit of the Woz-Jobs magic in fully 128K glory. The app includes a note taker and calculator stuffed into a package that harkens back to the...
Classic Note For iOS Is Bringing Blocky Back

Facebook's First Server Cost $85/Month

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At Startup School today in the Memorial Auditorium at Stanford University, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg spoke to Y Combinator founder Paul Graham about the early days of Facebook. He revealed that, early on, the team did not intend for the TheFacebook.com (as it was called) to become a...
Facebook's First Server Cost $85/Month

Significant shortages on iMacs for the holiday quater anticipated by Tim Cook

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As we originally predicted, Apple is going be having some major delays and shortages for its new iMac lineup going into the holidays. Before the refreshed iMacs were unveiled at Apple’s iPad mini event earlier this week, we thought the shortages might even mean the unveiling would be pushed back. While Apple...
Significant shortages on iMacs for the holiday quater anticipated by Tim Cook
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