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Red Hat dilemma: Cloud players balk at new support fees
Twitter's Open Source Big Data Tool Comes to the Cloud Courtesy of Nodeable

JiWire, AWG use location-based ads to spread free airport WiFi in the US

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Many of us here at Engadget know the value of free airport WiFi all too well, having just flown back to our various corners of the globe -- if a cellular or toll-based hotspot isn't an option, free internet access can be a lifeline. JiWire and AWG don't want...
JiWire, AWG use location-based ads to spread free airport WiFi in the US

10 Questions You Need To Answer Before Buying The iPhone 5 (AAPL)

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The iPhone 5 will be the "it" device of the year, but it's not for everyone. The potential drawbacks include the price, its likely fragility, and the consideration of consumers being locked into other contracts. So how do you decide if it's the phone for you?Is your current wireless contract...
10 Questions You Need To Answer Before Buying The iPhone 5 (AAPL)
Coders win hackathon with virtual pet fitness app
Wavii Vows to Understand Entire Internet

DataSift now gulps two years from the Twitter firehose

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DataSift’s new Historics service promises to mine the Twitter archives going back two years for insights that could guide business decisions on future strategies. With an estimated 250 million tweets posted daily, Twitter is a huge trove of data about things as mundane as celebrity wardrobe malfunctions or as weighty...
DataSift now gulps two years from the Twitter firehose
Netflix ranking reveals 17 fastest ISPs in America
Cross-Platform Mobile Dev Company Corona Labs Acquires Gaming Cloud Service Provider Game Minion
Iraq Veterans Launch RallyPoint: A LinkedIn For The Military (And Life After)

Google Acquires Online Video Platform Episodic

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Google is definitely on a buying spree this year. The company's latest acquisition is Episodic, an online video platform that Google will probably integrate into YouTube is some form. Neither Episodic nor Google shared any financial details about this acquisition. Episodic plans to keep its current service up and running...
Google Acquires Online Video Platform Episodic

Airbnb Announces Neighborhoods, A Local Guide (YELP, GOOG)

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Airbnb has gathered a bunch of tech reporters to Dogpatch Studios, an arts space in a postindustrial part of San Francisco, to unveil a new product: Airbnb Neighborhoods. "We have a challenge," says Brian Chesky, CEO of the online lodging marketplace. For visitors, location is the most important criterion, he...
Airbnb Announces Neighborhoods, A Local Guide (YELP, GOOG)

YouTube Thinks It Can Take On Spotify, And It's Launching A Music Subscription Service Later This Year

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YouTube is owned by Google, which is also set to make a play in the lucrative music-streaming market, but reportedly has a negotiating team separate from that of its parent company. Last month it was reported that Google was in talks with record labels in a bid to develop its...
YouTube Thinks It Can Take On Spotify, And It's Launching A Music Subscription Service Later This Year

AT&T Responds to Net Neutrality Concerns Regarding FaceTime Usage Policy

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Late last week, AT&T announced that it will be restricting usage of Apple's FaceTime over Cellular feature in iOS 6 to customers on its new Mobile Share plans officially launching tomorrow. Beyond a backlash from consumers who do not wish to change their current service plans, the policy has also...
AT&T Responds to Net Neutrality Concerns Regarding FaceTime Usage Policy
Salesforce.com mobilizes its service cloud

Intel Inside Your TV: The Chip Guys Want to Become Cable Guys

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Who’s going to take on the cable guys? Lots of really big, powerful tech companies with heaps of clout and money — Google, Apple, and Microsoft, for starters — have looked at the pay TV business and decided it doesn’t make sense for them to try to really compete. But...
Intel Inside Your TV: The Chip Guys Want to Become Cable Guys
DataSift and Twitter now selling access to two years' worth of old tweets

Mobclix Acquires iPhone App Sales Analytics Software Heartbeat

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Mobile ad network Mobclix has made its first acquisition. The startup is buyin up Heartbeat, a clound-based SaaS that helps iPhone app developers manage and access sales data, crash reporting, ongoing hourly usage stats, reviews and rankings. The acquisition price was not disclosed. Mobclix bought Heartbeat from app developer Enormego,...
Mobclix Acquires iPhone App Sales Analytics Software Heartbeat

Online Payments Service Braintree Acquires Venmo For $26.2M

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It’s a busy day in the mobile payments world and it’s about to get busier: according to the New York Times, Braintree, the startup that powers the credit card payments systems of companies like OpenTable, Fab.com, AirBnB and Uber, just acquired Venmo, a social payments platform make and share payments...
Online Payments Service Braintree Acquires Venmo For $26.2M

Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy. Is a cloud music service on the way?

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Online file sync and storage service Dropbox has acquired Audiogalaxy, a peer-to-peer file sharing utility turned online music streaming service. The move suggests some form of media streaming is coming to Dropbox, based on the acquisition announcement from Audiogalaxy. "We are excited about the opportunity to join the amazing...
Dropbox buys Audiogalaxy. Is a cloud music service on the way?
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