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Office for Android and iOS purportedly caught in screenshots, won't lure away Surface loyalists

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We're wondering if Microsoft is a master of the non-denial. While it has twice downplayed rumors of an upcoming Office for competing mobile platforms, supposed new screenshots and details from The Verge hint that the Redmond team's use of the word "inaccurate" wasn't a flat-out rejection. The Android and...
Office for Android and iOS purportedly caught in screenshots, won't lure away Surface loyalists

Samsung: No, we’re not buying Nokia – says reports are “not true”

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Last week we brought you news that Samsung was linked with the buyout of rival mobile company Nokia. We didn’t buy it at the time, and now Samsung has put an end to rumours by calling such reports “purely speculative” and “not true.” Samsung’s reported interest drove Nokia shares up...
Samsung: No, we’re not buying Nokia – says reports are “not true”

Intel: 'Injunctions [over] FRAND-encumbered SEPs create a risk of coerced windfall settlements'

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Intel's amicus curiae brief supporting Apple with respect to Judge Posner's FRAND ruling was the first one to be filed and today became the first one to be publicly accessible. I have read it, and I like it. A lot of its content is consistent with other pro-FRAND positions I've...
Intel: 'Injunctions [over] FRAND-encumbered SEPs create a risk of coerced windfall settlements'

ALLEGED BITCOIN INVENTOR: Please Stop Emailing Me, I Didn't Invent Bitcoin

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A man suspected of creating Bitcoin has issued a denial he did so. In 2011, New Yorker contributor Joshua Davis went on the hunt for Bitcoin's inventor. He came up empty handed. But he narrowed it down to several candidates whose interests and backgrounds made them pretty strong suspects. One...
ALLEGED BITCOIN INVENTOR: Please Stop Emailing Me, I Didn't Invent Bitcoin
Google and other tech companies deny PRISM surveillance claims, NSA says claims 'inaccurate' and not used domestically

Apple says it didn't give FBI UDIDs, soon replacing and banning the use of UDIDs

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After a denial from the FBI, Apple has finally confirmed in a statement to AllThingsD that it did not give any UDIDs to the FBI, nor did the FBI request the info from Apple: “The FBI has not requested this information from Apple, nor have we provided it to the...
Apple says it didn't give FBI UDIDs, soon replacing and banning the use of UDIDs

Facebook Is Testing Federating Foursquare And Gowalla Check-Ins For Its Location Launch

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Yesterday brought news that Facebook is planning to launch its location offering at its f8 conference in the end of April. In first reporting the news, the New York Times noted that “the company was not trying to beat the smaller location-based social networks, such as Loopt, Foursquare and Gowalla.”...
Facebook Is Testing Federating Foursquare And Gowalla Check-Ins For Its Location Launch

The hunt for the elusive influencer

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Maybe there is no such thing as an influencer. We keep hunting the elusive influencer because marketing people, especially, but also politicians (marketers in bad suits) and media people (marketers in denial) think that if they can find and convince or brainwash that one influencer, he or she will spread...
The hunt for the elusive influencer

Twitter, Two Years Later and Nothing Has Changed

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Last year, exactly 1 year yesterday in fact, I wrote an article reminding developers, while venting that we were in a constant state of being at Twitter’s mercy.  In the last year, Twitter has actually improved a lot in regards to stability – they attribute that to Unicorns.  I think...
Twitter, Two Years Later and Nothing Has Changed

Facebook Firehose May Be Released at Developer Conference F8

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Shared by Jesse Stay I said it first :-) Facebook plans to announce the availability of a firehose of user data at its F8 developers conference in April, we believe based on research. Such an offering could be similar to the firehose that Twitter has shared with large partners and...
Facebook Firehose May Be Released at Developer Conference F8

The Company That Helps Others Spy On Your Phone Has A New Plan: Share That Info With You

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Carrier IQ -- that company that builds software to let carriers and others track what you do on your phone -- has come up with a new scheme: let the phone owners see what it sees. The company is marketing this brainchild as a self-help application. It says its...
The Company That Helps Others Spy On Your Phone Has A New Plan: Share That Info With You
Google to keep Android and Chrome OS separate, says Schmidt

GM Reportedly Pulling Paid Ads From Facebook Just Days Before IPO

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Zuck says be relevant or else. (flickr.com/gpaumier) If this is true, Facebook's advertising issues just got a little bit worse. The Wall Street Journal reports that, according to "people familiar with the matter," GM is pulling paid ads from the social network, because their marketing execs have decided they're just not effective...
GM Reportedly Pulling Paid Ads From Facebook Just Days Before IPO
Reuters withdraws story on Phil Schiller's reported denial of 'cheap' iPhone

Nokia calls Google's EU antitrust complaint "frivolous" and a waste of time and resources

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I just reported on Google's EU antitrust complaint against Microsoft and Nokia, and subsequently saw that Nokia has meanwhile issued a statement. I'll now quote it, and comment on it, passage by passage:"Though we have not yet seen the complaint, Google's suggestion that Nokia and Microsoft are colluding on IPR...
Nokia calls Google's EU antitrust complaint "frivolous" and a waste of time and resources

Apple's Bid for Emergency Ban on HTC Android Phones Bounced

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After a week of back-to-back courtroom victories against Samsung, culminating in the upholding of an injunction against U.S. sales of the company’s Galaxy Tab 10.1, Apple has finally been handed a legal defeat, but it’s a minor one. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has refused to grant Apple’s request...
Apple's Bid for Emergency Ban on HTC Android Phones Bounced

Samsung: Apple not cut off from LCD supplies, reports false

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According to a Samsung spokesperson, reports that the Korean manufacturing leader is planing to discontinue LCD sales to Apple are false. "Samsung Display has never tried to cut the supply for LCD panels to Apple," the spokesman said. Additionally, Samsung is requesting the original story by the Korea Times be...
Samsung: Apple not cut off from LCD supplies, reports false

Court Dumps Prenda's Subpoena

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You may recall that Prenda had (not surprisingly) gone crazy overboard with subpoenas in its attempt to intimidate some anti-copyright troll bloggers and their commenters. The EFF stepped in and asked a court to quash the subpoena, which the court has now done, in large part because Prenda never even...
Court Dumps Prenda's Subpoena

Outgoing board member Reed Hastings lays out the challenges facing Microsoft and Steve Ballmer

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Reed Hastings Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is stepping down from the Microsoft board later this month at the company’s annual meeting. And while the departure will unlikely be marked by any sort of fanfare, Hastings is providing a bit of analysis about Microsoft as it enters one of the most...
Outgoing board member Reed Hastings lays out the challenges facing Microsoft and Steve Ballmer
iCloud and MobileMe push email will remain disabled in Germany during Apple's appeal

"Climate denial activists’ parallel to anti-relativity movement of 1920s " http://j.mp/dsKFby

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"Climate denial activists’ parallel to anti-relativity movement of 1920s " http://j.mp/dsKFby

Learning From Competition

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Learning From Competition: Great, honest post by Marco Arment from last week (just catching up on reading now in my post-SXSW haze). He’s reacting to the recent launch of Readability’s new app which is competitive with Arment’s own Instapaper.  Writes Arment: Reacting well to competition requires critical analysis of your...
Learning From Competition
The Boy Who Cried Facebook Phone

Foxconn embarks on Brazilian, Chinese expansion plans [u]

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(Updated with denial of Brazilian plans) Foxconn is planning to build five extra factories in Brazil, according to São Paulo's Secretary of Planning and Development of the State, Julio Semeghini. Each is expected to be manned by about 1,000 workers, and produce iPads, notebooks, and general electronics. The actual locations...
Foxconn embarks on Brazilian, Chinese expansion plans [u]
Kim Dotcom to launch 'disruptive' new music service later this year

Samsung files against CAFC review of decision reversing Galaxy Nexus injunction

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Late last week, Samsung filed a document with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit outlining why Apple should not be allowed a full panel review of a previous court denial to block sales of the Galaxy Nexus....
Samsung files against CAFC review of decision reversing Galaxy Nexus injunction

Reports suggest Office for iPad is still coming, despite Microsoft's denial

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Though Microsoft has portrayed a hands-on report with a purported pre-release build of Office for iPad as "inaccurate," rumors continue to point toward an iPad-optimized version of Office being a reality....
Reports suggest Office for iPad is still coming, despite Microsoft's denial
Making a list and checking it twice: Five iOS gift planning apps

Now Samsung Is Denying Rumors That It Plans To Release A New Galaxy Phone In February (AAPL)

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A day after the Korea Times reported on Samsung's next flagship phone, the Galaxy S IV, the company's official Twitter Korean account denied the report that it plans to launch the device in February. CNET Asia first picked up the news. However, we find Samsung's denial a bit odd since...
Now Samsung Is Denying Rumors That It Plans To Release A New Galaxy Phone In February (AAPL)

Google: Government Has No Back Door, Front Door Or Side Door To Our Data

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The US government has no back door, front door or side door into our data, Google effectively said today, with its third PRISM-related denial. Each denial keeps stressing that Google doesn’t provide any type of constant stream of data to the government, that Google only hands over data on a......
Google: Government Has No Back Door, Front Door Or Side Door To Our Data
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