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Were Turntable.fm and "Group Listening" Just a Summertime Fad?

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Other than Spotify, there could hardly have been a more buzz-worthy music startup this summer than Turntable.fm. The group listening and virtual DJing app seemed to come out of nowhere and take the Web by storm, grabbing funding and users in huge quantities. The company, which rose from the pivot-generated...
Were Turntable.fm and "Group Listening" Just a Summertime Fad?
Pacific Crest: Apple's iPhone Business Is Going To Be Dead In The Water (AAPL)

The Number One Thing People Hate About The New iPad (AAPL)

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People are overwhelmingly satisfied with their new iPads, according to a ChangeWave Survey of 200 people. However, there are still some tiny complaints. Below is a chart of what people disliked about their iPad. Number one on the list is price. The iPad isn't that expensive. Few, if any,...
The Number One Thing People Hate About The New iPad (AAPL)

Do You Believe in Aliens?

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Do You Believe in Aliens? is a post from Chris PirilloI spend most of my writing time attempting to bring you the latest news, hottest new gadgets and the very latest in technology advancements. While it’s true that I post a few humorous things at times, I know that I...
Do You Believe in Aliens?
'Around 5 million' HTC One smartphones sold since launch
The dark side of light: negative frequency photons
CHART OF THE DAY: Pay TV May Not Be Dead, But It's Dead In The Water

It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API

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Last month, Google announced plans to shutter iGoogle, among a bunch of other services. Many developers and users were (and still are) outraged, but at least they have some time to breathe: iGoogle isn’t going away until November 1, 2013. That means there are still 15 months left to adjust...
It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API

Must-have accessories that should be in your laptop bag

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For some, a laptop bag is just a piece of luggage dedicated to safely transporting a portable PC and/or tablet from Point A to Point B. For business travelers, though, the laptop bag is more like a Swiss Army knife--an essential element filled with the gadgets and accessories you...
Must-have accessories that should be in your laptop bag
Microsoft Trolls The Trolls In Latest IE10 Ad

Apple Falls Below $600 (AAPL)

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Bad day for Apple. Any ideas on why? Don't Miss: Apple's iPhone Has Staged A Monster Comeback, Android Is Now Dead In The Water Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »See Also:Actually, Steve Jobs Didn't Like The Name 'Siri'THE APPLE INVESTOR: Apple Looking...
Apple Falls Below $600 (AAPL)

Judge cancels Apple patent-infringement trial against Motorola

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Apple's patent-infringement case against Google's Motorola Mobility unit is dead in the water after a U.S. judge aborted the proceedings less than one week before the trial was set to start....
Judge cancels Apple patent-infringement trial against Motorola

Samsung Is Killing The iPhone 5 In Web Video Ads Right Now (AAPL)

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Apple's launch of the new iPhone 5 has been a huge success ... for Samsung. Due to some clever media buying and good timing, Samsung appears to be diverting millions of viewers toward its videos for the Samsung Galaxy Note II and the Galaxy S III phones, while Apple's iPhone...
Samsung Is Killing The iPhone 5 In Web Video Ads Right Now (AAPL)

Six months in, is the Wii U dead in the water?

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After the surprising mainstream success with the Wii, Nintendo has faltered a bit. Now that it's been nearly six months since the Wii U launched, let's take a moment to see how the console has been doing. Nintendo launched the 3DS at a high price in February 2011, and then...
Six months in, is the Wii U dead in the water?

This Trend Is Very Worrisome For Henry Blodget's Apple Prediction (AAPL, GOOG)

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My boss Henry Blodget, says Apple should be worried about the fact that Android is racking up market share gains. How worried should Apple really be about this market share dilemma? Probably not as worried as Blodget thinks. Blodget has been banging the Apple-is-doomed-because-of-market-share gong for three years now. First...
This Trend Is Very Worrisome For Henry Blodget's Apple Prediction (AAPL, GOOG)

Welcome Back, Nokia

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If my Mom asked me what smartphone to buy right this second, I’d tell her to wait — wait until the Nokia 900 is released. It’s that good. Windows Phone 7 is that good. It’s faster and more idiot-proof than Android and presents core functions like phone calling and messaging...
Welcome Back, Nokia

Netbooks are dead in the water, and it’s not iPad’s fault

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Netbooks are dead in the water, and it’s not iPad’s fault

News Corp.'s IGN Head Roy Bahat Leaves

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Roy Bahat, who heads up News Corp.’s IGN Web unit, is leaving the company. Bahat had spent more than a year trying to engineer a spin-off of the business, which publishes Web sites that cater to dudes who like video games and other stuff dudes like. News Corp. also publishes...
News Corp.'s IGN Head Roy Bahat Leaves

Verizon Turbine 7.0 in the works, likely to be ZTE V66 tablet

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What you see above isn't a whole lot to go off of in terms of details, but it's still a bit significant for tablet fans regardless. The image, which displays a page hiding deep within Verizon's internal system, offers the first confirmation of the ZTE V66 tablet's destiny: it...
Verizon Turbine 7.0 in the works, likely to be ZTE V66 tablet
Life after Twitter: StockTwits builds out its own ecosystem
CHART OF THE DAY: The iPhone's Market Share Is Dead In The Water (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, GOOG)

THE APPLE INVESTOR: Hon Hai's Investment In Sharp A Sign That The Apple TV Is In The Works (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Off More Than 1%    Stocks are on the rise to end the week with the markets looking to close their strongest quarter in two years. Shares of AAPL however are...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Hon Hai's Investment In Sharp A Sign That The Apple TV Is In The Works (AAPL)

Yahoo ditches Dailymotion acquisition -- report

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The company's plan to acquire a majority stake in the video site are reportedly dead in the water due to the French government's objections, Reuters reports. [Read more]...
Yahoo ditches Dailymotion acquisition -- report

Don't Freak Out, Ashton Kutcher Isn't Doing *The* Steve Jobs Movie

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Ashton Kutcher is going to be playing Steve Jobs in an upcoming film. But before you get too excited, or angry, you should know that it's not a Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's biography. This Kutcher movie is an indie film, notes Philip Elmer DeWitt at Fortune....
Don't Freak Out, Ashton Kutcher Isn't Doing *The* Steve Jobs Movie

Apple's iPhone Has Staged A Monster Comeback, Android Is Now Dead In The Water

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A year ago, we wrote about a mobile trend that posed a major risk to Apple. This risk was the rise of Google's Android operating system, which was rapidly gobbling up global smartphone market share and threatening to become the ubiquitous global smartphone platform. In the first quarter of...
Apple's iPhone Has Staged A Monster Comeback, Android Is Now Dead In The Water

Wyden Tries To Get Anti-ACTA/TPP Amendments Included In JOBS Act Vote

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There's a lot of talk about how the Senate is likely to approve the JOBS Act today with a procedural plan put in place by Harry Reid that limits the ability for any real amendments to be debated or discussed. Unfortunately, the JOBS Act has been more controversial than it...
Wyden Tries To Get Anti-ACTA/TPP Amendments Included In JOBS Act Vote

Clearwire: Just give us one more year on LTE

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We’ll have to wait another year for the LTE network Clearwire has long been promising. At its quarterly earnings call on Wednesday, Clearwire CEO Erik Prusch said the WiMAX carrier’s first batch of 5,000 LTE cell sites will be switched by June 2013, FierceWireless reported. The launch almost seems perfectly...
Clearwire: Just give us one more year on LTE
5 lessons I learned the hard way at my 'starter' startup

Someone Needs To Build A Statue Of OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter

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A month ago, OMGPOP was dead in the water. Then, out of nowhere, Draw Something took off and became a huge hit. Weeks after its launch, OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter accepted a $210 million buyout for the whole company from Zynga. Now it Draw Something daily active users is...
Someone Needs To Build A Statue Of OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter
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