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Microsoft Pushes Into Music Again

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After past disappointments, Microsoft has paired its latest digital music offering with the Xbox and Windows as part of a broad set of bets to regain ground it has lost to Apple and other competitors....
Microsoft Pushes Into Music Again

The 20 Most Valuable Enterprise Tech Companies In The World (ORCL, IBM, MSFT)

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Quick, which company is more valuable: Microsoft or IBM? SAP or Cisco? The following list will tell you. While consumer tech companies like Facebook and Zynga have been high-profile disappointments for investors, enterprise companies have been the big success story of 2012, with fantastic IPOs (Splunk, ServiceNow, Infoblox), giant venture...
The 20 Most Valuable Enterprise Tech Companies In The World (ORCL, IBM, MSFT)

Watch out Kindle Fire. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2…better and cheaper (Review)

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I’ve been playing with Samsung’s newest 7 inch tablet, the Galaxy Tab 2, for the past week and can report that Samsung is making some progress on the 7-inch form factor.  In fact if it weren’t for Samsung’s own Tab 7.7 with Super AMOLED+ display (which Verizon has cornered the...
Watch out Kindle Fire. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 2…better and cheaper (Review)

FXAA Post Process Injector

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Old games aren't the only ones that cause trouble. Modern 3D titles are rife with disappointments, but perhaps the more irksome to gamers are yestertech graphic options on recent games. Console ports are mostly to blame for this (I'm looking at you, From Dust) as developers are forced to...
FXAA Post Process Injector
HTC Titan II Review: Sometimes A Win-Win Is A Lose
Meeker: Post-IPO, be like LinkedIn

Bastian Schweinsteiger: Bayern hope to make amends against Chelsea

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• Bayern Munich midfielder driven on by defeat in 2010 final• 'We're a better team now and have learned from that defeat'Bayern Munich will be driven by a desire to make amends for defeat in the Champions League final two years ago when they confront Chelsea in this year's showpiece,...
Bastian Schweinsteiger: Bayern hope to make amends against Chelsea

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IN PICTURES: The Life And Awesomeness Of Dennis Crowley, Founder Of $600 Million Foursquare

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We researched and wrote an extensive profile of Dennis Crowley, Foursquare's work hard/play hard founder. Dennis Crowley sold his first startup to Google. His second, Foursquare, has nearly 100 employees, 16 million users, and it is creeping towards a billion-dollar valuation. Crowley is the poster child for New York's burgeoning...
IN PICTURES: The Life And Awesomeness Of Dennis Crowley, Founder Of $600 Million Foursquare
Report: Samsung Galaxy S III review (Video)

This Facebook Critic Is Rooting for Facebook on Friday

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On the eve of Facebook’s initial public offering, and two weeks after writing a five-part series that tried to answer the question of whether we’re in a social media bubble, the most striking thing to me is how divided people are on whether these astronomical values and this unlikely craze can be sustained....
This Facebook Critic Is Rooting for Facebook on Friday

Getting beyond the magic broadband bullet theory

gigaom.com
Too many national discussions about broadband’s impact on economic development get caught up in wonky mumble jumble and blue-sky numbers. Meanwhile, at the community level, many a discussion regresses to “why should my tax dollars help teenagers surf YouTube?” No wonder U.S. broadband speeds languish behind Iceland and Slovenia. Policymakers...
Getting beyond the magic broadband bullet theory

Groupon shares plunge 27% as losses continue

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Having traded at $20 a share when first floated less than a year ago, Groupon shares were fetching $2.85 on FridayShares in struggling online voucher firm Groupon have plummeted more than 27% to a new low after it reported worse-than-expected results on Thursday.Wall Street investors dumped the stock after the...
Groupon shares plunge 27% as losses continue
Ten disappointments with iOS 5.1

Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

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Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

Well, Whaddya Know -- RIM's Subscriber Base Isn't in Decline

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After a brutal, unceasing beating that has dragged it to nine-year lows, Research In Motion’s stock price is on the rise again. On Tuesday, RIM shares, which had been sunk deep in the mud for a while now, closed up 5 percent at $6.60. The reason? A rare bit of...
Well, Whaddya Know -- RIM's Subscriber Base Isn't in Decline

Bloodhound fetches $1 million from 500 Startups and others, as it launches new conference tool 'Retrieve'

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Today conference application and service provider Bloodhound announced $1 million in funding, aligning the news with the release of its new product, ‘Retrieve.’ Bloodhound is a mobile platform for conferences, designed to help attendees find one another in the haystack of an event. It also allows attendees to trade information without dealing...
Bloodhound fetches $1 million from 500 Startups and others, as it launches new conference tool 'Retrieve'
Aiming To Be A Full-Service Fitness Platform, Runtastic Launches New Indoor App Suite; Hits 14M Downloads

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Have We Already Blown Our "Digital Do-Over?"

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Mobile Insights is a new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. How To Drive PC Traffic Through Mobile (Mobile Marketer)Given how consumers are using mobile and PC web in conjunction, there are strong implications for marketers looking...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Have We Already Blown Our "Digital Do-Over?"

New updates streamline the Mail, Calendar and People apps in Windows 8

www.pcworld.com
Microsoft is nothing if not tenacious, and that's a good thing when it comes to Windows 8's baked-in apps. Those modern-style apps might be eye-catching, but they've been disappointments in terms of pure usability. In fact, Windows co-chief Tami Reller has admitted that Windows 8's default apps need some...
New updates streamline the Mail, Calendar and People apps in Windows 8

Buzz Out Loud: The CNET 100 end of the year list special!

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The Buzz Out Loud team gets together for a special episode to discuss and debate CNET's end-of-the-year CNET 100 list of lists. Are the winners really winners? Are we being fair to the disappointments? Will 3D TV ever get it right? Watch the show and join the discussion at http://cnet.com/cnet100...
Buzz Out Loud: The CNET 100 end of the year list special!

Analyst: Apple Has To Sell 3 Million iPad Minis This Weekend, Or Else It's A Flop (AAPL)

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Apple has to sell three million iPad minis this weekend, otherwise it's a flop, says BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk. Piecyk has been one of Apple's sharpest critics of late. He thinks Apple's performance is being hemmed in by stricter carrier policies and a compressed upgrade cycle on new products. In...
Analyst: Apple Has To Sell 3 Million iPad Minis This Weekend, Or Else It's A Flop (AAPL)
Tablets as Computers, Tablets as Cable Boxes: Why the iPad Is Different
Ten disappointments with iOS 5.1

Google Maps Is Back On The iPhone And Reviewers Like Pogue Are Going Completely Nuts For It (AAPL, GOOG)

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Google put Google Maps back on the iPhone last night. You can get the app here. App-reviewers worldwide are going completely nuts for it. New York Times gadget reviewer David Pogue already has his review out, and his verdict is clear: He loves this sucker. "It's free, fast and fantastic."...
Google Maps Is Back On The iPhone And Reviewers Like Pogue Are Going Completely Nuts For It (AAPL, GOOG)

Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

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Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

REVIEW ROUNDUP: Samsung's Galaxy S III Might Just Make You Want To Switch To Android (GOOG)

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The Galaxy S III is one of the most eagerly anticipated Android phones to ever be released. We've rounded up the reviews of a few people who were fortunate enough to gets their hands on it, and they were overwhelmingly positive about the device. It's internals are impressive and the...
REVIEW ROUNDUP: Samsung's Galaxy S III Might Just Make You Want To Switch To Android (GOOG)
Facebook commits to creating more suicide prevention tools

Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

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Ew. ☆"Men's emotions, judgments, disappointments, feelings of guilt, anger and stresses are all stored in the prostate"http://j.mp/bm2end

Sony's 2012 PlayStation torn down, shows its evolved roots (video)

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We've looked intensely at the outside of the redesigned PlayStation 3 ever since it was unveiled in Tokyo last month. Getting a look inside has proven unusually tougher, but French YouTube member K0st3yr has volunteered to do what few gamers dare and tear down Sony's updated console. As we've...
Sony's 2012 PlayStation torn down, shows its evolved roots (video)
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