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Bootstrap creators leave Twitter for Obvious and GitHub but vow to keep working on open-source project

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Mark Otto and Jacob Thornton (aka @mdo and @fat), who created front-end Web app development toolkit Bootstrap whilst working at Twitter, have decided to leave the social networking company. In a blog post, Otto and Thornton promise that they will both continue to work on the Bootstrap project, which was...
Bootstrap creators leave Twitter for Obvious and GitHub but vow to keep working on open-source project

Why Politics and Social Networks Shouldn't Mix

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You have a friend on Facebook who posts non-stop about all things politics. This friend is either a die-hard progressive, a staunch Republican or a total schizophrenic mixed bag who only posts outrageous political commentary to piss off other users. With the Republican primaries in full swing, you may see...
Why Politics and Social Networks Shouldn't Mix

Hitting the fan: The ugly details of the latest YouTube studio conflict

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Things have gotten ugly in the contract dispute between YouTuber  Ray William Johnson and his former production company Maker Studios. Recall that Johnson said in October he was leaving Maker Studios — a move the company attributed to declining viewership. Now, Johnson has hit back with a different explanation on Newmediarockstars.com,...
Hitting the fan: The ugly details of the latest YouTube studio conflict

Fired Apple Executive Scott Forstall 'Was The Best Approximation Of Steve Jobs That Apple Had Left' (AAPL)

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Apple's decision to fire Scott Forstall may have been a mistake, according to Michael Lopp, a director at Palantir, and formerly a senior engineer at Apple. Forstall "was the best approximation of Steve Jobs that Apple had left," says Lopp. "In my years at Apple, the Caffe Macs chatter about...
Fired Apple Executive Scott Forstall 'Was The Best Approximation Of Steve Jobs That Apple Had Left' (AAPL)

Disagreements over turn-by-turn directions prompted Apple to ditch Google Maps

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Apple's decision to abandon Google Maps with iOS 6 and implement its own mapping solution was reportedly driven by a disagreement between Apple and Google over turn-by-turn navigation....
Disagreements over turn-by-turn directions prompted Apple to ditch Google Maps

13 Things That Went Obsolete In 2012

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A lot more changed in 2012 than you probably realize. We've gather up a list of thirteen things that you might have used or done in 2011 that you probably didn't have to use or do in 2012. Small screened smartphones Apple was the last hold out on this one....
13 Things That Went Obsolete In 2012

Microsoft's Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Explains How To Win Fights At Work

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At any company, there are going to be internal skirmishes about products and managerial decisions. How you as an employee, or manager, deal with those skirmishes can determine the future of your career and the success of your company. Steven Sinofsky, the former leader of Microsoft's Windows division has a...
Microsoft's Former Windows Leader Steven Sinofsky Explains How To Win Fights At Work
Hire people who annoy you

Apple calls Australia's bluff

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Offers full refunds rather than stop marketing the new iPad as "Wi-Fi + 4G" This language is sacrosanct The dispute down under that landed Apple (AAPL) in an Australian federal court Tuesday is a bit more complicated than initial reports suggested. According to the Sydney Morning Herald's Lucy Battersby, the...
Apple calls Australia's bluff

Acer reportedly suing former CEO Gianfranco Lanci for breaching his noncompete

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It looks like former Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci's new position with Lenovo has landed him in a spot of legal trouble — Acer is reportedly suing Lanci for breaching his non-compete clause. Lanci left Acer in March of 2011 after several quarters of poor performance and a disagreement with...
Acer reportedly suing former CEO Gianfranco Lanci for breaching his noncompete

Douglas Durst Floats Plan for Tech Offices and Galleries to Save Pier 40

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Last month, Douglas Durst walked away from the Friends of Hudson River Park advocacy group over a disagreement with the trust that runs the Manhattan watefront park. The key dispute had been over what to do with Pier 40, the libertarian park‘s former cash cow that has become a drain...
Douglas Durst Floats Plan for Tech Offices and Galleries to Save Pier 40

AMD's stock price plummets amidst CFO resignation

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Just weeks after AMD revealed its plans for its next CPU refresh, Bulldozer, the company has taken a significant financial hit. It comes on Monday, in the aftermath the imminent departure of AMD's chief financial officer, Thomas Seifert. “Seifert’s departure is not based on any disagreement over the company’s accounting principles...
AMD's stock price plummets amidst CFO resignation

Apple reportedly rejecting updates to Microsoft's SkyDrive iOS app, wants 30% cut of subscriptions

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According to a report from TNW citing sources close to Microsoft, Apple is currently preventing Microsoft from updating its SkyDrive iOS app due to a disagreement over whether or not Apple should collect its usual 30% cut of additional storage purchased through the service. TNW explained: The difficulty began...
Apple reportedly rejecting updates to Microsoft's SkyDrive iOS app, wants 30% cut of subscriptions

Supreme Court Will Finally Say If Genes Are Patentable

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This isn't a huge surprise, but after a long series of intermediary steps, the Supreme Court has finally agreed to weigh in on whether or not genes are patentable. For a bit of background on gene patents, back in 2010, a district court ruled in the Myriad Genetics case that...
Supreme Court Will Finally Say If Genes Are Patentable

Someone's Very Good Reputation Is Going To Go Up In Flames Over This Disagreement Between Apple Experts (AAPL)

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Is there going to be an Apple TV set? Former Apple product boss and could-have-been CEO Jean-Louis Gassée could not be more firm in his answer: "I simply don't believe Apple will make, or even wants to make, a TV set." Meanwhile, Apple analyst Gene Munster just went on CNBC to say...
Someone's Very Good Reputation Is Going To Go Up In Flames Over This Disagreement Between Apple Experts (AAPL)

Apple and Samsung disagree on relevance of HTC agreement and related briefing process

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The fight between Apple and Samsung over the relevance of the Apple-HTC license agreement to Apple's motion for a permanent injunction, which will be heard next Thursday (December 6), has entered the next stage.In a first step, there was disagreement on whether the license fees paid by HTC would have to...
Apple and Samsung disagree on relevance of HTC agreement and related briefing process

Judge is tired of Apple-Samsung blame game, orders lawyers to meet in person this Sunday

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Judge Lucy Koh, the federal judge presiding over the Apple v. Samsung trial in California, just entered the following order:"The Court is disappointed by the parties' respective reports regarding their meet and confer efforts on final jury instructions. Lead trial counsel shall meet and confer in person today and file...
Judge is tired of Apple-Samsung blame game, orders lawyers to meet in person this Sunday
HTC Evo 4G LTE now indefinitely delayed at Best Buy

Entrepreneurs Are Difficult At Best And Abrasive at Worst — Get Over It

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Editor’s note: Contributor Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the founder and CEO of WatchMojo, he hosts a weekly show on business and has published books on success.  Follow him @ashkan. The greatest entrepreneurs follow their gut and as a result are perceived as difficult at best and abrasive at worst. Most people who know me say...
Entrepreneurs Are Difficult At Best And Abrasive at Worst — Get Over It
BillPin Wants To Save Friendships By Making Social Expense Sharing Quick And Easy

How The World Will End On Friday

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As you may know, some people believe the world is going to end on Friday. The people who believe this believe it because they believe that some Mayan writings said the world will end on Friday. Other people, happily, disagree. About the world ending. About what the Mayan writings said....
How The World Will End On Friday
Google and Oracle settlement talks collapse, patent dispute going to trial

Google and MPEG LA settle up, free VP8 video codec for the world wide web

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The longstanding disagreement between Google and MPEG LA is finally over, as the two parties have reached a licensing agreement for several patents covering video compression. As a quick refresher, MPEG LA owns the technology behind h.264, the current king of video codecs. Meanwhile, Google's own VP8 video codec...
Google and MPEG LA settle up, free VP8 video codec for the world wide web

Bill Gates: We Blew It In Mobile

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Microsoft's early mobile strategy was "clearly a mistake", according to its chairman Bill Gates - but he refused to criticise chief executive Steve Ballmer, although he didn't give him unequivocal support. Speaking to CBS on a wide range of topics covering his current activities, Gates was asked about the growing...
Bill Gates: We Blew It In Mobile

The great firewall: China's digital margins

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The Great Wall stands as a monolith of Chinese history. Spanning thousands of miles, it is a monument to the unrelenting tenacity of China’s ancestors, their ability to bend nature to their defensive needs. Today, the Great Wall is a relic for tourists. China isn’t so much at war at...
The great firewall: China's digital margins

Apple's Split with Google Over iOS Maps Driven by Turn-by-Turn Navigation Dispute

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Reports about the high-profile split between Apple and Google that saw Apple replace its Google-powered Maps app for iOS with its own solution have continued to trickle out, with AllThingsD now reporting that the lack of turn-by-turn directions on Google's Maps app for iOS was the key motivator for Apple.[M]ultiple...
Apple's Split with Google Over iOS Maps Driven by Turn-by-Turn Navigation Dispute
The Disrupt 2012 NYC Hackathon Is Officially On!

Google withdraws ITC patent claims against Microsoft over video technology

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Google has withdrawn patents claims it had previously filed against Microsoft over the company’s wish to use video compression technology with the Xbox, All Things D reports. By virtue of its $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola, Google owns two standards-essential patents that Microsoft is looking to license in order to gain...
Google withdraws ITC patent claims against Microsoft over video technology

The Difference Between Nuanced Discussion And The Evil Underbelly Of The Internet Is Apparently A Fine Line Indeed

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We recently posted what I thought was an interesting essay by musician Erin McKeown on her reaction to seeing someone copy a song of hers, and have that other song become a "hit." We thought it was an interesting and nuanced exploration of some of the challenges of being a...
The Difference Between Nuanced Discussion And The Evil Underbelly Of The Internet Is Apparently A Fine Line Indeed

Gates admits early mobile strategy was 'mistake' and hedges on Ballmer

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Microsoft chairman misses chance to give CEO total support and says both are 'not satisfied in terms of breakthrough things'Microsoft's early mobile strategy was "clearly a mistake", according to its chairman Bill Gates - but he refused to criticise chief executive Steve Ballmer, although he didn't give him unequivocal support.Speaking...
Gates admits early mobile strategy was 'mistake' and hedges on Ballmer
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