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The Sun joins Telegraph in charging website users

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News International says offering free content is 'just untenable', while Telegraph announces erection of metered paywallBritain's biggest selling daily newspaper, The Sun, is to start charging for its online content in the second half of 2013 as part of a radical shift in thinking about readers getting its journalism for...
The Sun joins Telegraph in charging website users

Demoting a Loyal Friend

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Demoting A Loyal Friend It was cool when you had hell of weed to smoke and you bought a new home where you could keep your folks I don’t see how this side of you could be provoked It was all good just a week ago. —Jay Z, A Week...
Demoting a Loyal Friend

China now leading source of iOS, Android activations

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China could soon be the most important mobile market in the world. Not only did the country become the leading source of iOS and Android device activations in the first quarter of 2012, according to new research from Flurry, but it could enjoy the world’s largest installed based of mobile...
China now leading source of iOS, Android activations
Lost In The Supermarket? A New Sensor Will Navigate For You Indoors
Mars' Curiosity gets ready to take its first chemistry test

Apple kicks off WWDC 2012: 650,000 App Store apps, 30 billion downloads served

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Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference started with a bang on Monday as Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage to begin the company’s WWDC 2012 keynote. To be fair, Siri actually made the first appearance to kick off the show by telling a few jokes — including some pokes...
Apple kicks off WWDC 2012: 650,000 App Store apps, 30 billion downloads served
Disney researchers use 3D printing to create simple displays and sensors

Yahoo names interim CEO in light of Thompson's credentials scandal

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Yahoo has named Ross Levinsohn its interim CEO in light of a fabricated credentials scandal involving former CEO Scott Thompson. Thompson stepped down today after only four months in his current position. He is a a former eBay executive (president of PayPal) who joined Yahoo to help the company's revitalization...
Yahoo names interim CEO in light of Thompson's credentials scandal

Seesmic Founder to Twitter Naysayers: “F— You” [VIDEO]

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Loic Le Meur, Seesmic founder and tech scene leader, was clearly bullish on the Twitter platform in this interview conducted yesterday at Chirp, the Twitter developer conference.Le Meur, whose company is launching its own platform, is a big believer in the opportunities for those who develop Twitter apps. Innovative...
Seesmic Founder to Twitter Naysayers: “F— You” [VIDEO]
New campus unveiled in Washington DC to help startups wrestle red tape

Independent music body brands Myspace "repugnant" over its failure to license non-major label content

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A body representing the global independent music sector has today criticized Myspace for failing to secure licensing deals with non-major label content. A New York Times report last week broke news of Myspace’s lack of licences to carry independent music. In the article, a spokesperson for the company acknowledged that it had decided not to...
Independent music body brands Myspace "repugnant" over its failure to license non-major label content

Steven Sinofsky, Windows President, leaving Microsoft effective immediately

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Steven Sinofsky MicrosoftSteven Sinofsky, President of Windows and Windows Live Division, is leaving Microsoft effective immediately, reports All Things D. The move is claimed to be a result of growing discontent within the software giant, with a number of executives reportedly unhappy when working with him due to his failure...
Steven Sinofsky, Windows President, leaving Microsoft effective immediately

Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs stepping down later this year, will remain on board of directors

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Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs has announced that he is leaving the company sometime later this year. The company announced the change on its blog; while there's no word yet on exactly when Kovacs will be vacating his current position, Mozilla did announce that he'll be staying on at the...
Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs stepping down later this year, will remain on board of directors
Paging Dr. Wasteland: One man's crusade to heal Day Z's zombie victims

Playfire Acquired By European Games Retailer Green Man Gaming

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Longtime UK gaming community startup Playfire has been acquired by Green Man Gaming, an independent games retailer in Europe. Founded in 2007, Playfire now has amassed more than 1m gamers which allows members to track their gameplay, see what their friends are playing, and follow new games. When gamers sign...
Playfire Acquired By European Games Retailer Green Man Gaming

Up Against Retail Giant Amazon, BufferBox Aims to Jumpstart Parcel Delivery

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Ontario, Canada-based start-up BufferBox was probably not happy when Amazon, the mammoth online retailer responsible for sending scores of packages out every day, announced it was soft-launching Amazon Locker. Both the small start-up and Amazon are working on what amounts to the same thing. The companies install lockers in a...
Up Against Retail Giant Amazon, BufferBox Aims to Jumpstart Parcel Delivery

Sokanu is the career guidance councelor for the 21st century

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There’s a dramatic difference between a job worked to pay the bills, and a career which is fulfilling on a deeper level. Sadly, the majority of people never find their answer the fundamental question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Without this answer, few find true...
Sokanu is the career guidance councelor for the 21st century

WikiLeaks claims court victory against Visa

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Icelandic court rules that payment processor broke contract laws by blocking credit card donations to whistleblowing siteWikiLeaks has claimed a "significant victory" in its struggle with the US government to allow people to make donations to it through the Visa payment scheme, after an Icelandic court ruled that a payment...
WikiLeaks claims court victory against Visa

What Big Things To Expect From Apple's "Little" Event This Week

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iPad Mini What we think we know: Apple really is poised to show us a new iPad, smaller than its previous siblings. There's been too much leaked data for this to be an elaborate ruse, and Apple's own invite promises a "little" something extra. It's a smaller device overall,...
What Big Things To Expect From Apple's "Little" Event This Week

Google's Director Of Privacy Alma Whitten Steps Down

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As Forbes first reported this afternoon, Alma Whitten, Google’s director of privacy for product and engineering, has decided to step down for how current position. Google has now confirmed this. Whitten joined Google ten years ago and oversaw the company’s privacy policies during a tumultuous time where its Street View...
Google's Director Of Privacy Alma Whitten Steps Down

Google considering new late-stage investment fund

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Google is planning a new late-stage investment fund, potentially separate from Google Ventures, its existing venture capital division, Reuters has reported. The report states that the new fund will be led by David Lawee, who a Google spokeswoman confirmed will be stepping down from his current position as VP of corporate development to...
Google considering new late-stage investment fund

RIP Tweetie for Mac, we knew and loved you

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Sometimes an app becomes more than an app, it becomes a prototype for hundreds of other apps and helps define a service and the way that it is used forever. This kind of thng doesn’t happen very often, but it happened with Tweetie, an app for iPhone and then Mac...
RIP Tweetie for Mac, we knew and loved you

Windows Phone exec leaves Microsoft for Amazon

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Microsoft's Senior Director of Windows Phone Business Development has left the software giant for online retailer Amazon. Windows Gadget News discovered yesterday that Williams' LinkedIn account lists his current position as Director of Amazon's Appstore. The move lends credence to persistent rumors that Amazon is working to develop its own...
Windows Phone exec leaves Microsoft for Amazon
Microsoft's help in going private may not be in Dell's best interests

Samsung Tops China's Smartphone Market For The First Time As Sales Triple, Says Strategy Analytics

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Samsung Electronics topped China’s smartphone market for the first time in 2012, according to data from Strategy Analytics (reported by Yonhap News Agency). The Korean tech behemoth nearly tripled its sales in the world’s largest market for smartphones: in 2012, it sold 30.06 million smartphones in China, up from 10.9...
Samsung Tops China's Smartphone Market For The First Time As Sales Triple, Says Strategy Analytics

With Verizon Wireless, Vodafone investors want Verizon to pay at least $120B or look at acquisition

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The never-ending game between Verizon Communications and Vodafone continues. Following news this week of Verizon’s $100 billion bid for Verizon Wireless, the two company’s joint venture, six major investors have reportedly rejected the terms and said Verizon should pay more. In fact, their counter offer is $120 billion or acquire...
With Verizon Wireless, Vodafone investors want Verizon to pay at least $120B or look at acquisition

RIM CEO on App Ecosystems: Size Isn't Everything

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As impressive as Research In Motion claims Blackberry 10 to be, when the company finally ships the next generation operating system next year it will arrive at market with at least on inescapable deficit: an app ecosystem far smaller than that of rivals Apple and Google. But according to RIM...
RIM CEO on App Ecosystems: Size Isn't Everything
Former 'executive producer' of Apple keynotes claims Steve Jobs promised his job was secure

Shake Up: BeachMint CMO Suddenly Quits, New COO Joins

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A mentor of mine is fond of the phrase, “Everything speaks.” This simple, yet profound message basically means that signal is all around us. And the signal coming out of ecommerce Titan-to-be Beachmint today is one of a senior executive pressing the eject button, both leaving the company and...
Shake Up: BeachMint CMO Suddenly Quits, New COO Joins

BREAKING: LivingSocial Co-Founder And President Steps Down

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Eddie Frederick, President and Co-Founder of LivingSocial, has stepped down from the board according to an email just sent out from CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy. Eddie has been at the company since the start and was the original creator of Visual Bookshelf, the app that served as the motivation behind creating...
BREAKING: LivingSocial Co-Founder And President Steps Down
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