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An Exclusive Interview With Zynga CEO Mark Pincus

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The Chairman and CEO of Zynga, Mark Pincus, rarely grants interviews. After months of trying, GamesIndustry International was finally able to sit down with Pincus for an extended interview; one of the longest he's ever given in fact. What followed is a wide-ranging discussion about Zynga and games, and where...
An Exclusive Interview With Zynga CEO Mark Pincus

The Telegraph brings web meter, mobile subs to overseas readers

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UK news publisher Telegraph Media Group (TMG) is the latest to try two vogeuish flavours of reader payment – metered access, and charging overseas readers. The company today begins charging £1.99 per ($3.20) month for up to 20 Telegraph articles via website and mobile app, and £9.99 ($16) per month...
The Telegraph brings web meter, mobile subs to overseas readers
Windows 8.1: Microsoft confirms Start button's return and desktop bootup, plus new details
Apple's U.S. Mac Shipments Fall 7.5% as Overall PC Market Plunges 14% Year-Over-Year

Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica step up their startup investment games

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One of the really interesting trends in Europe right now is the keenness of the old guard – particularly old incumbent telcos – to invest in the new. It’s an enthusiasm that’s plainly on show today, with key announcements from Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica. According to Bloomberg, DT’s T-Venture arm...
Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica step up their startup investment games

RIM to Debut New BlackBerry Prototype in May

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By Will Connors Research in Motion Ltd. said it will offer applications developers a prototype of its next line of smartphones at a conference in May—a device that will allow them for the first time to test drive RIM’s new operating system. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Blackberry handsets are seen on...
RIM to Debut New BlackBerry Prototype in May

Microsoft expands Internet Explorer push with new TV ad

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Internet Explorer may still be the world's number one web browser, but Microsoft has a declining market share to deal with, as well as the small problem of folks hesitant to upgrade from an earlier version for one reason or another. The company's now making a new push to...
Microsoft expands Internet Explorer push with new TV ad
2013 is 'Microsoft's year'

HTC tries to boost morale amid flagging sales

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HTC CO Peter Chou recently sent out a memo to the company's more than 16,700 employees in an attempt to boost morale in the face of dwindling sales of the manufacturer's Android-powered smartphones. The Wall Street Journal acquired a copy of the memo, which calls on HTC's employees to remain...
HTC tries to boost morale amid flagging sales

Bing hits all time high in the search market as Yahoo continues to disintegrate

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Pop the champagne, Bing’s market share hit an all time high last month, according to comScore. However, it did so in such a dull fashion that I doubt too many people are going to shrug over the record. Gaining 0.2% market share in a month is progress, but it sure...
Bing hits all time high in the search market as Yahoo continues to disintegrate

Consumer Survey Shows Windows Phone Growth In US Market

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Despite seemingly flat to declining market share for many months, Kantar Worldpanel (the market-research unit of ad agency holding company WPP) now says that Windows Phones are seeing gains in the US market as well as abroad. The chart below offers a comparison of smartphone OS share in Q1 2012 and... Please visit...
Consumer Survey Shows Windows Phone Growth In US Market

RIM Launches New Phone

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Research In Motion launched a new smartphone for the global markets in India, in a move likely aimed at countering a declining market share....
RIM Launches New Phone

Toshiba bows out of netbooks in the US, sees Ultrabooks as the wave of the future

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The pace of netbook launches has visibly slowed between the dual-pronged pressures of tablets and ultrabooks, and at least for Americans, it's about to get a lot slower. A Toshiba executive has warned that there aren't any plans to bring more netbooks to the US; the NB510's presence at...
Toshiba bows out of netbooks in the US, sees Ultrabooks as the wave of the future
This Trend Is Very Worrisome For Apple

Chart: Tablets cutting legs out from under regular PCs

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Last month we published a preliminary version of the chart above, showing the unit sales trends for traditional PCs through the third quarter of the year. In short, it’s still a giant market, with more than 87 million PC shipments worldwide in the latest quarter. But it’s also a flat...
Chart: Tablets cutting legs out from under regular PCs

Live: RIM Urges Developers to Hang on For BlackBerry 10

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Once again, Research In Motion is promising its developers that great things are in store if they will just have a little more faith and patience. For going on a couple years now, the BlackBerry maker has been pitching coders on the virtues of its next-generation operating system. But the...
Live: RIM Urges Developers to Hang on For BlackBerry 10

What's Dell's Bidding Process Really About? (Clue: It's Not About Fixing Dell)

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Earlier this week, Dell revealed in agonizing detail the arduous months-long process leading up to last month’s $24.4 billion offer by CEO Michael Dell and the private equity firm Silver Lake Partner to take the company private. Friday’s long-awaited proxy filing by the once mighty Texas computing giant leaves...
What's Dell's Bidding Process Really About? (Clue: It's Not About Fixing Dell)
Tablet sales will surpass PC sales by late 2012 or early 2013

Alicia Keys and BlackBerry? Why celebrities answer the call of tech companies

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Lady Gaga and Will.i.am have also snaffled 'creative director' jobs for hi-tech corporations. What's the appeal of these gigs - are they anything more than a photo op?Most companies would struggle when faced with a rapidly declining market share, but not BlackBerry. It may be losing customers to Apple and...
Alicia Keys and BlackBerry? Why celebrities answer the call of tech companies

Nokia shutters two Chinese offices as part of strategic reorganization in the region

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There's a hole in Nokia's heart and it goes all the way to China. Following news this past April that a massive restructuring effort was underway for Espoo's Asian operations, comes word that offices in Chengdu and Shanghai have been closed amidst declining market share. That's according to the...
Nokia shutters two Chinese offices as part of strategic reorganization in the region
Rafter Scoops Up HubEdu To Help It Challenge The Textbook Industry

How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard

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As it prepares to report its quarterly earnings today, it’s no understatement to say the pressure is on Hewlett-Packard. Today’s earnings report, which is expected after the markets close for trading in New York, will be the first since the end of HP’s worst year ever. The list of its...
How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard
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