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Social Search: Dead On Arrival? Or On Life Support?

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It’s the uber-powerful search marketing signal…  and marketers sabotaging it even before it’s had a chance to find a toe-hold. I’m talking about ‘Social Search’, the rising trend of social media-driven local search signals and the callous, narrow-minded and (in... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Social Search: Dead On Arrival? Or On Life Support?

Well That Was Fast! 3D TVs Are Already Dead

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It seems that 3D televisions have lost their appeal. 3D TV was the it-product at CES in 2010, but now TV manufacturers are no longer hyping the technology the way they have in the past.  This year at CES, very few television makers even mentioned 3D, Troy Wolverton of the Mercury...
Well That Was Fast! 3D TVs Are Already Dead

Wozniak, Circa 2004: Google's Value Is "Not Likely to Appreciate"

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Steve Wozniak, two years later It’s been fun to watch the normally exuberant tech press go through the rationalization process of what went wrong with Facebook’s IPO, starting with claims that Friday’s flat opening meant the IPO was perfectly priced to outright ignoring the story. It’s been almost as much fun as watching the business press...
Wozniak, Circa 2004: Google's Value Is "Not Likely to Appreciate"
Photos of iPad mini die cast mold may reveal final design

Exxon Hates Free Speech

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The EFF alerts us to the news that oil giant Exxon hasn't quite figured out how this whole internet thing works, and is trying to stop TV stations from running a satirical ad mocking Exxon by claiming that Exxon Hates Your Children. It's completely over the top, not unlike the...
Exxon Hates Free Speech

Larry Downes' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week

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I wish I could say it was by brilliant design instead of happy coincidence, but I spent the ten days before the election in the U.K. (I had the great pleasure there to meet Techdirt contributor Glyn Moody at the cafe in the National Gallery on Trafalgar Square--perfect coffee and...
Larry Downes' Favorite Techdirt Posts Of The Week
Boom Headshot! Sony Sold 1.2M Vitas Worldwide Since Its Launch Two Months
After loving to hate Tesla, many scramble to show their love
Taiwanese gamer dies after 40-hour Diablo III session

Microsoft Surface RT pricing walks a risky line

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It's not the pricing I had hoped for. But, at the same time the price options for the Surface RT tablet are not ridiculous. The pricing of the Surface RT tablet is competitive--not high enough to be dead on arrival, and not low enough to be a slam dunk....
Microsoft Surface RT pricing walks a risky line

Windows 8 on ARM: the Schrödinger's cat of operating systems

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There's been plenty of criticism of an article suggesting that Windows 8 will be 'dead on arrival' - but like the mythical cat, the answer to this one is all in the observationThe other day, Steven Vaughn-Nichols published a piece on ZDNet giving "five reasons why Windows 8 will be...
Windows 8 on ARM: the Schrödinger's cat of operating systems

CNBC And CNN Give The Tesla S Rave Reviews... But Both Mention The Same Glaring Concern (TSLA)

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In the past week, both CNN's Peter Valdes-Dapena and CNBC's Phil LeBeau  recreated New York Times reporter John Broder's fateful drive up the eastern seaboard in Tesla's Model S. The latter journey resulted in an epic war-of-words between the paper of record and Tesla's voluble CEO, Elon Musk. Valdes-Dapena and LeBeau,...
CNBC And CNN Give The Tesla S Rave Reviews... But Both Mention The Same Glaring Concern (TSLA)

It's official: 3D is dead

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It's official: 3D is dead: Vlad Savov of The Verge: The 3D TV won its tortured, protracted war -- you can buy a 3D TV anywhere and at any time -- and nobody could care less. I happen to think 3D in movie theaters is still a gimmicky distraction from...
It's official: 3D is dead

Are Ultrabooks dead on arrival?

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They were supposed to rejuvenate badly sagging computer sales. That doesn't seem to be happening. By Don Sears, contributor FORTUNE -- So-called Ultrabooks were supposed to revive moribund PC sales. So far, they seem to have done anything but. What are Ultrabooks, anyway? They are Windows-based, Intel-powered laptops made by...
Are Ultrabooks dead on arrival?

Well, It's Becoming Clear That Steve Jobs Was Flat-Out Wrong

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An interesting thing has happened in the days since Apple released its new smaller iPad: Many Apple devotees have said it will become THE iPad, at least in their own personal use. Why? Mainly because of weight and size. Once you've held the new iPad Mini, the full-size iPad feels...
Well, It's Becoming Clear That Steve Jobs Was Flat-Out Wrong

Actually, Nokia Has The Best Smartphone Commercial You'll See Today (NOK, MSFT)

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We loved Apple's Siri commercial starring Samuel L. Jackson. However, we could've done without the Zooey Deschanel one. But Nokia's commercial for the Lumia 900 Windows Phone actually made us chuckle. It's part of Nokia's massive campaign for its new flagship phone and it's really, really good. Don't Miss: Should...
Actually, Nokia Has The Best Smartphone Commercial You'll See Today (NOK, MSFT)
Tweetbot for Mac: born to die, but far from dead on arrival

LivingSocial Instant flops, co-founder exits

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In two big twists, LivingSocial said so long to its “Instant” deals product and its co-founder on the same day. The number two deals service aborted its location-based Instant deals product and replaced it with a food takeout and delivery offering Thursday. The same day, CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy emailed...
LivingSocial Instant flops, co-founder exits

Steve Jobs: 7-inch tablets 'DOA' -- yeah, right

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The 7-inch tablet is dead on arrival. Oh, wait, let me take that back. [Read more]...
Steve Jobs: 7-inch tablets 'DOA' -- yeah, right

Nokia Lumia 900 review

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Nokia Lumia 900 official Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8th with $100 price tag in tow (video) Nokia Lumia 800 reviewLong-awaited, heralded, longed for, lusted after, overdue, deal breaker, savior, second coming, dead-on arrival, revelation, last gasp, comeback, hail mary pass, flagship... finally! If that string...
Nokia Lumia 900 review
We Found Fur In an iPhone Case: How a little bunny brightened a dark day at CES

Boot up: Do Not Track off rails, 48-core smartphones?, Gmail tops and more

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Plus Apple gets cored in the Court of Appeal, Telegraph paywalls, presidential sites leaking personal info and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamThanks Microsoft! Do Not Track is effectively dead on arrival >> EconsultancyDNT was, of course, never going...
Boot up: Do Not Track off rails, 48-core smartphones?, Gmail tops and more

Is Google's Antitrust Settlement Offer To Europe Dead On Arrival?

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The European Union has “accepted” Google’s formal antitrust settlement proposal — subject to “market testing.” As a practical matter that means EU Competition Commissioner Joaquín Almunia is circulating it among Google’s critics and competitors for... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Is Google's Antitrust Settlement Offer To Europe Dead On Arrival?
Tablets as Computers, Tablets as Cable Boxes: Why the iPad Is Different

Murdoch kills The Daily

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Many suspected two years ago that the iPad-only publication was dead on arrival FORTUNE -- News Corp. (NWS) announced Monday that The Daily -- the iPad-only publication launched with great fanfare by Rupert Murdoch with the encouragement of Apple's (AAPL) Steve Jobs (and a little speech by Senior VP Eddy...
Murdoch kills The Daily
And then there were two: what to expect from Apple's iPad mini event

Storify adds App.net as a source for its curated story line archives

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Some good news today for users of the upstart App.net — Archival services Storify has just added the Twitter-esque service as a source for its story streams. It’s the second, somewhat-major, external tool that we’ve seen adopt App.net, with Buffer having added the service a mere hours after the $500,000...
Storify adds App.net as a source for its curated story line archives

Boot up: Nexus 7 woes, after Sparrow, Marissa Mayer - robot or android?, and more

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Plus HTC's upgrade path, Beat buys back and moreA burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamNexus7 nightmare >> Digital by DefaultOccasionally, you'll get a dud. Matt Jukes did: his Nexus 7 wouldn't power on. But what happens next? So then at 7pm...
Boot up: Nexus 7 woes, after Sparrow, Marissa Mayer - robot or android?, and more

Sony Is Also Working On A Secret Plan To Blow Up The Cable Business (SNE)

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Is anyone in the technology industry not working on a plan to disrupt the traditional cable model? The latest entrant is Sony, which is apparently trying to figure out how to build a virtual cable network that is distributed through the Internet. Andrew Wallenstein at Variety says Sony has been...
Sony Is Also Working On A Secret Plan To Blow Up The Cable Business (SNE)

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up With Markets The market is up as March PPI was flat and core inflation beat numbers. Shares of MSFT are up with the rest of tech. Upcoming events include calendar first...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)
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