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HP hops on the OpenFlow train with 16 new switches

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Programmable networks could mean less downtime. HP is following other big systems makers into the world of software defined networking with a line of 16 OpenFlow-enabled switches. That’s a pretty serious commitment to OpenFlow, a protocol that helps take the intelligence associated with routing packets off of the high-priced switching...
HP hops on the OpenFlow train with 16 new switches

What is Apple up to?

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This is a continuation of the Big Change in the Tech World thread, February 25. We may look back at these as the Good Old Days before the tech guys clamped down and closed off all the loopholes that allowed us to create and share our own content, as well...
What is Apple up to?

WSJ: Google performs more departmental, management changes

www.electronista.com
Google is breaking apart its Maps and Commerce division, with the section head being moved to another team. The stepping down of Jeff Huber from his position along with splitting up the department appears to be a continuation of Google's shuffle of management and divisions from yesterday, which saw Andy...
WSJ: Google performs more departmental, management changes

Amazon reportedly licenses Nokia mapping technologies for Kindle Fire successor

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It looks like Nokia's strategy to become the go-to company for location-based services is gaining traction, as anonymous sources of Reuters suggest that Amazon will tap the Finnish company to provide mapping data for its upcoming tablet. The report contends that location-aware features will be core to Amazon's Kindle...
Amazon reportedly licenses Nokia mapping technologies for Kindle Fire successor

British Telecom withdraws triple damages claim and certain allegations against Google to avoid delay

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In December, British Telecom sued Google in the District of Delaware, alleging the infringement of six BT patents by various Google services and Android.Google had until February 21 to respond to BT's complaint and, on that day, brought a motion to dismiss BT's claims of indirect and willful infringement. Google's...
British Telecom withdraws triple damages claim and certain allegations against Google to avoid delay

Larry Page talks Google's fragile influence on Motorola

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This past year Google decidedly purchased Motorola not only for their extensive patent portfolio, but their track record in the mobile industry – and this week Google’s CEO Larry Page has given more insight as to what hardware will be influenced due to this next-generation team-up. In an interview with...
Larry Page talks Google's fragile influence on Motorola

Apple secures multitouch-related patent dating back to 1995 from inventor

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Apple has come into possession of a number of patents owned by Canadian inventor Timothy R. Pryor in recent years (see the More Coverage link below for a few examples), and it's just today been granted another that's particularly interesting. Described rather broadly as a "method for providing human...
Apple secures multitouch-related patent dating back to 1995 from inventor

CE-Oh no he didn't!: HTC's CMO Ben Ho says the Galaxy S 4 is just 'more of the same'

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First it was Apple, then LG, and now we have HTC also trolling Samsung's Galaxy S 4 launch in New York. Before the doors opened at Radio City Music Hall, the Taiwanese company kindly gave out hot cocoa and snacks while showing off the One to folks lined up...
CE-Oh no he didn't!: HTC's CMO Ben Ho says the Galaxy S 4 is just 'more of the same'

More Rubble: Google Dismisses 1,200 More Motorola Employees

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Google's downsizing of Motorola continues. According to a report from the Associated Press, Google will cut another 1,200 jobs from the Motorola division, which it acquired in August, 2011 for $12.4 billion. Google announced in Aug. 2012 in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would lay...
More Rubble: Google Dismisses 1,200 More Motorola Employees

As Samsung launches the Galaxy S4, rivals jostle to shoot down the world's top phone maker

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Samsung is estimated to have shipped 64 million smartphones in 2012, its flagship device from last year — the Galaxy S3 — hit 40 million channel sales in just 7 months and the firm topped global handset charts with an estimated 23 percent market share. Based on those figures, it’s no...
As Samsung launches the Galaxy S4, rivals jostle to shoot down the world's top phone maker

Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

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Verizon has selected a vendor that will help the company deliver the ability to text 911 emergency services, The Hill has learned. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski commended the company for the move. By accepting texts in this way, in lieu of a phone call, Verizon could set the stage for those...
Verizon gearing up to deliver ‘text-to-911′ capabilities

Facebook Developers Increasingly Concerned About Platform Reliability

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If you are going to build an application on Facebook, you’d expect that users will be able to access your application as long as it’s developed properly, but unfortunately Facebook’s reliability has not been at its peak recently. Yesterday the company posted that they were “investigating issues that may be...
Facebook Developers Increasingly Concerned About Platform Reliability

Apple Files for New Patents Covering Camera Technologies, Magnet Machining, Communications and Much More

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On February 21, 2013, the US Patent & Trademark Office published 16 original patent applications from Apple not including their continuation filings. While we covered a number of the higher profile patent applications this morning, our wrap-up patent report covers a few patents relating to camera technologies, magnet machining, communications...
Apple Files for New Patents Covering Camera Technologies, Magnet Machining, Communications and Much More
Cyborg anthropologist Case 'sells out' to Esri

Google plans layoff of 1,200 Motorola Mobility employees

www.electronista.com
Google is laying off 1,200 employees from Motorola Mobility, in an effort to bring the hardware maker into profitability via restructuring. The loss of 10-percent of its workforce is a continuation of reductions announced last summer, adding to the 4,000 jobs, a fifth of staff, that the company previously said...
Google plans layoff of 1,200 Motorola Mobility employees
Google's Motorola to lay off a further 10 percent of its workforce
Pinterest Store Platform ShopInterest Extends Free Beta, Launches Affiliate Network For SMB Sellers

As The Droid RAZR HD And HD MAXX Hit VZW, Amazon Drops The Price Of The Samsung Galaxy S III To $99

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The Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD have pranced their way across a stage or two, and they’re even the stars of a new commercial, but today you’ll get to go face-to-face with the hot new Googorola phones at a Verizon store for $199 and $299 respectively....
As The Droid RAZR HD And HD MAXX Hit VZW, Amazon Drops The Price Of The Samsung Galaxy S III To $99

Apple activates increase in share of iAd revenue to developers from 60% to 70%

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Apple has sent out a notice to participants in its iAd program that it will now be giving 70% of the revenue earned from an ad displayed in an app to the developer. This is an increase from the previous 70%. The increase is a continuation of Apple’s efforts to...
Apple activates increase in share of iAd revenue to developers from 60% to 70%
Zach Braff Wants $2M From You to Make a Garden State Followup Film
Just how much do musicians make from Pandora and Spotify?
10 Things Google Could Have Bought With The $12.5 Billion It Spent on Motorola Mobility [Gallery]

Apple Invents a New Streamlined Cooling System for iPhone

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On November 8, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published twenty-two patent applications from Apple which included twelve original applications and ten continuation patents. In this report we cover a future streamlined cooling system primarily designed for an iPhone....
Apple Invents a New Streamlined Cooling System for iPhone

Microsoft drops lawsuit and ITC complaint against TiVo over video technology patents

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Having originally sued and initiated a complaint to the ITC against the maker of the popular TiVo boxes, Microsoft has dropped all of its litigation against the company, ending threats of a ban that could have seen its set-top boxes from being imported to the US and being sold domestically. Microsoft filed its...
Microsoft drops lawsuit and ITC complaint against TiVo over video technology patents

Facebook Starts Letting iOS Users Auto-Upload All Their Snapshots With Photo Sync

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It’s not just for Android anymore. Either through API savvy or its iOS bake-in deal with Apple, Facebook figured out how to enable background auto-uploads and is now testing Photo Sync with a few iOS users. A tipster got us a screenshot and Facebook confirms iOS Photo Sync is a continuation...
Facebook Starts Letting iOS Users Auto-Upload All Their Snapshots With Photo Sync

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 shrinks but adds Bluetooth capabilities for iOS devices

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We reviewed (and loved!)Logitech’s full-sized Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac ($60) which allows you to never have to worry about wireless keyboard batteries again. Logitech also announced a Wireless Keyboard iPad case last month ($129) Today, Logitech announced a smaller version of the keyboard called the K760,  which not only shrinks...
Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 shrinks but adds Bluetooth capabilities for iOS devices

IT Outsourcing Deal Size Data Shows Decade-Long Decline

www.networkworld.com
An analysis of last year's outsourcing activity reveals the continuation of a decade-long decline in deal size. While the numbers of mega-deals and mid-range contracts awarded each year has remained relatively stable since 2002, those valued at $100 million or less have more than tripled, according quarterly data from outsourcing...
IT Outsourcing Deal Size Data Shows Decade-Long Decline
Exclusive: CloudFoundry’s founder debuts Apcera with $2.2M in funding
Sony Patent Reveals Google Glass Competitor With Head Mounted Displays For Each Eye

Senators: Why Is Everyone So Worked Up About Verizon Spying? We've All Known About It Since 2007

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Towards the end of my piece this morning about the administration's ridiculous response to the leaked evidence and confirmation that the NSA is scooping up every single phone record (confirmed from Verizon at least, though you can assume it applies to everyone else as well) was a quick note mentioning...
Senators: Why Is Everyone So Worked Up About Verizon Spying? We've All Known About It Since 2007
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