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Apple & Lenovo: A Tale of Two Companies:
These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America

Two Chinese Schools Said to Be Tied to Online Attacks

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Experts in the United States connected the intrusions into Google and other corporations to computers at a top Chinese university and a school with ties to China’s military....
Two Chinese Schools Said to Be Tied to Online Attacks

Lawrence Lessig: "A Dose of Realism"? How About This for "Realism": We Need Leadership

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Larry Tribe criticizes my February 15 post, which itself had criticized the Democratic Leadership's planned response to Citizens United as not good enough. He agrees that the Leadership's response is "incomplete," but, he argues, it at least has "the virtue of being potentially attainable." More importantly, he believes that the...
Lawrence Lessig: "A Dose of Realism"? How About This for "Realism": We Need Leadership

HP EliteBook Folio 9470 review: a business Ultrabook turns out to be one of our favorites

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More Info HP unveils second business Ultrabook, the EliteBook Folio Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review HP Folio 13 review It's sort of wild to think that at this time last year we had only reviewed a handful of Ultrabooks. So few, in fact, that we could count them on...
HP EliteBook Folio 9470 review: a business Ultrabook turns out to be one of our favorites

Social media monitoring firm Visible Technologies raises $5.5M

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Social media monitoring firm Visible Technologies has raised an additional $5.5 million, bringing total funding in the company to $57.5 million. Existing investors, including WPP, Ignition Capital and Investor Growth Capital, participated in the round. The funding came in conjunction with the acquisition of Cymfony, a Kantar Media company that Visible purchased...
Social media monitoring firm Visible Technologies raises $5.5M

Switched On: The roads to home automation

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. At a dinner event several years ago, a former editor-in-chief of a major computing trade magazine told attendees that his first published article was about home automation. That article ran back in 1979 -- just two years...
Switched On: The roads to home automation

Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)

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LinkedIn will report its Q3 earnings tomorrow after the market closes. Wall Street analyst are downright giddy, and their latest research reports on LinkedIn read like love letters. "We have little reason to expect anything but continued strong operating momentum," says Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham. XOXO, right? JP Morgan's Douglas...
Wall Street Analysts Keep Writing Passionate Love Letters To LinkedIn (LNKD)

Intel, AOL, Others Help Betaworks Round Up $20M

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As we profiled in our Never Mind the Valley series last month, New York is increasing its stronghold on the east coast startup scene. The city's rich media and international business ecosystems make it the perfect launch pad for startups looking to leverage these markets. One other reason the city...
Intel, AOL, Others Help Betaworks Round Up $20M
Holler wants to be the voice layer of your apps
Tumblr and Gnip partner to provide businesses access to public posts
Diaspora, the privacy-first Facebook competitor, shifts focus to meme generation

I.B.M. Is No Longer a Tech Bellwether

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I.B.M. is the largest supplier of information technology - hardware, software and services - to corporations and governments worldwide. But it is less and less a bellwether for the enterprise technology industry. I.B.M., like Apple in consumer technology, has gone its own way - separate from the industry pack....
I.B.M. Is No Longer a Tech Bellwether

Apple, Samsung have 'communicated lately' about settlements

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High-level executives from Apple and Samsung have "communicated lately about potential settlement options," according to Bloomberg Businessweek, citing sources familiar with the situation. The magazine has a new cover story called "Apple's War on Android," detailing the lawsuits the company has been pursuing against corporations like Samsung and Motorola. Bloomberg's...
Apple, Samsung have 'communicated lately' about settlements

Facebook is the new religion, Ashton Kutcher says

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Internet communities are more trustworthy than some big corporations, but mobile is proving a hard nut to crack even for the best of them, actor and venture capitalist Ashton Kutcher told CTIA Wireless Thursday....
Facebook is the new religion, Ashton Kutcher says

Ben Franklin would have understood the plight of Twitter clients

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This is what Ben Franklin said at the signing of the Declaration of Independence. "We must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately." It's an important idea, one that applies not only to revolutions and revolutionaries, but to independent software developers. This week a lot of the...
Ben Franklin would have understood the plight of Twitter clients

Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low

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In case you needed more confirmation that the priorities of US companies and the US economy are screwed up (specifically, they're engineered to create a country of a few million overlords and 300+ million serfs), here are three charts for you: 1) Corporate profit margins just hit an all-time high....
Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low

Open vs. Closed: The Cloud Wars

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Corporations are moving to cloud computing a lot faster than expected, and the big incumbent players are moving fast too. They are using their strongest assets, business relationships and lots of different products, to create new ways to lock in customers. Their opponents, the young start-ups, are uniting to offer...
Open vs. Closed: The Cloud Wars
Stack Exchange and Google partner with US government to battle bogus patents

California forges agreements with tech firms on app privacy

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California's Office of the Attorney General has secured agreements from several major corporations on improving privacy in mobile apps, according to a spokesman. Under the terms of the arrangement the companies will ask developers to include privacy policies for apps, informing users before a download what an app will access,...
California forges agreements with tech firms on app privacy

Windows Store now open to all for submissions

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Developers in 120 countries around the world can now register for and submit applications to the Windows Store. Registering costs $99 a year for corporations, $49 a year for individuals, and is free for a year for MSDN and DreamSpark members. Some developers have already had access to the store,...
Windows Store now open to all for submissions
As patent wars escalate, business booms for those who can predict the odds

How Hackers Can Be Good For Business

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For hackers who are just trying to help, the Dutch government has a new system to report holes. Noting that responsible hacking is "a good contribution" to increasing security in software and other technology, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice set forth guidelines for hackers who spot security...
How Hackers Can Be Good For Business

Microsoft's business pitch for Windows 8 depends on tablets

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Microsoft may be facing a wicked brew—consumerization and recent Windows 7 upgrades—when it comes to making the Windows 8 case to corporations....
Microsoft's business pitch for Windows 8 depends on tablets

Businesses Pick iPad 10-to-1 Over Nearest Rival

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Corporations planning tablet purchases next quarter overwhelmingly voted for Apple's iPad, a research firm said Tuesday....
Businesses Pick iPad 10-to-1 Over Nearest Rival

Be A Bitch On Email, Or Be Email's Bitch

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I’ve long hated email. As someone with upwards of 5,000 unread messages at any given time, taking a quick moment to check email is like pushing hot pokers into my eyes. It makes me feel irresponsible and rude every time I see that massive number in bold, yet if I...
Be A Bitch On Email, Or Be Email's Bitch

How much is each Facebook user worth?

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Facebook’s latest valuation just reached over $100 billion, and for some reason that struck a chord with me, especially considering the number of users on Facebook. So, just because it’s an interesting thing to think about and not a serious calculation, we decided to do some math: We reported earlier today that the last auction of...
How much is each Facebook user worth?

8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

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Failure: it's a common theme among start-up founders. In the Silicon Valley, it's almost a badge of honor. But for all the dire statistics out there, what are the real reasons some start ups don't make it? And what lessons can we learn from them? We asked 8 (now) successful...
8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

AP Twitter hack looks like a security tipping point

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Getting hacked on Twitter is fast becoming a rite of passage for big corporations, but Tuesday's attack on the Associated Press could be a tipping point and shows that social networks must do more to keep their users safe, security experts said....
AP Twitter hack looks like a security tipping point

Attempt to grab climate scientists' e-mails rejected by Virginia Supreme Court

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The climate researcher Michael Mann last worked at the University of Virginia in 2005, but his past employment has continued to haunt him. Virginia's attorney general, Kenneth Cuccinelli decided that, in the wake of some of Mann's work e-mails being released, he'd like to see more of them. So,...
Attempt to grab climate scientists' e-mails rejected by Virginia Supreme Court
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