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JP Selects Acquires The Gilt For Eco-Friendly Fashion, LovingEco

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JP Selects, an online marketplace for selling sustainable and ethical brands has acquired LovingEco, a flash sales site for eco-friendly fashion and natural beauty products. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. LovingEco, which was founded by Justine Lassoff and Melinda Moore, features daily sales on discounted eco-friendly, natural...
JP Selects Acquires The Gilt For Eco-Friendly Fashion, LovingEco

Sorry Windows RT, Windows 8 on an Atom has your number

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As I wander home from last weeks Consumer Electronics Show — I’m still on the road, currently on the west coast — I keep thinking back to Windows 8. Although Microsoft had no presence on the floor, its showcase software was everywhere on desktops, laptops and tablet. Being a mobile...
Sorry Windows RT, Windows 8 on an Atom has your number
AT&T Introduces Digital Life: IP-Based Home Automation And Security System With 24/7 Monitoring Centers

UK digital music downloads and streaming revenues overtake physical formats for the first time

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UK consumers are continuing to switch from physical music formats to digital downloads and streaming services, so much so that revenues from digital music surpassed those of physical sales for the first time in the first quarter of 2012. This is according to the British Phonographic Industry, whose new report shows...
UK digital music downloads and streaming revenues overtake physical formats for the first time

Microsoft considered buying Nokia last year but walked away: The Register

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There has been scuttlebutt about Microsoft potentially overtaking Nokia even since before the companies reached a landmark Windows Phone agreement with regards to the flailing Finnish giant’s smartphone business last year. Both companies are struggling to compete with Apple and Android handset makers in the (profitable) high-end phones segment, so...
Microsoft considered buying Nokia last year but walked away: The Register

Finally, a Cross-Platform HTML5 Game

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We've been hearing about it for years: The collection of Web technologies known as HTML5 is the future of online publishing. The promise of cross-platform applications with one easy code base is enticing to developers, who stand to save a fortune in coding costs, and publishers, who could extend their...
Finally, a Cross-Platform HTML5 Game
Adding 1K Members/Day, Behance Launches Major Redesign To Make “The Creative Graph” A Reality

Apple Jumps To Second In India's Smartphone Market Says IDC, Thanks To Shifts In Distribution Model

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Apple has indeed managed a significant turnaround in India’s smartphone market, according to new figures out from IDC today (via CNN). The Apple smartphone grabbed 15.6 percent of India’s smartphone market in Q4 2012, according to new data from the research firm, just behind market leading Samsung with its 38.8...
Apple Jumps To Second In India's Smartphone Market Says IDC, Thanks To Shifts In Distribution Model
Mob Science raises $1M for social games

New iMacs Go on Sale Friday, November 30

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Apple today announced that the new iMac will go on sale this Friday, November 30. The 21.5-inch model will see immediate availability through multiple distribution channels, while the 27-inch model will begin shipping in December.The 21.5-inch iMac will be available through the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com), Apple's retail stores and...
New iMacs Go on Sale Friday, November 30
E-Publishing May Be Doing Everything Right, But We Can’t Ignore The Spectre Of Piracy

Machinima Gets $35M In Funding, Led By Google

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After weeks of speculation, online video creator Machinima announced Monday that it has closed a $35 million funding round led by Google, which also included existing investors Redpoint Ventures and MK Capital. The new financing comes as Google’s YouTube has been investing heavily in bringing in all sorts of new...
Machinima Gets $35M In Funding, Led By Google

Mobile app security startup Appthority raises $6.25m from Venrock, USVP

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With smartphone penetration rising worldwide, resulting in the unstoppable increase in downloads and available distribution channels for available mobile apps, businesses can no longer afford to not think about riding the mobile wave. But there is a certain degree of risk involved with using mobile applications in an enterprise environment,...
Mobile app security startup Appthority raises $6.25m from Venrock, USVP

Angry Birds movie confirmed... for summer 2016

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Rovio signs up producer John Cohen while confirming it will finance the film itselfAngry Birds Star Wars has been topping app store charts around the world, but now the game's developer Rovio has its sights set on Hollywood in another way: an official Angry Birds movie.The company has announced that...
Angry Birds movie confirmed... for summer 2016

Liveblogging Inside Social Apps: The Future of Mobile App Discovery on Facebook

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We’re at the San Francisco Design center, blogging Inside Network’s third annual Inside Social Apps conference. Founder of Inside Network Justin Smith sat down with Facebook Director of Software Engineering Cory Ondrejka for a fireside chat called “The Future of Mobile App Discovery on Facebook.” Ondrejka emphasized the value of...
Liveblogging Inside Social Apps: The Future of Mobile App Discovery on Facebook

Content is No Longer King

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“Content is king” has been a long-lived mantra of media. And in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, it was true. But over the last several years, the Internet has upheaved the aphorism. It used to be that media was linear. And in that world, content and distribution were married. The...
Content is No Longer King

Reseller Shortages Hint at Forthcoming Update for 15-Inch MacBook Pro

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As noted by AppleInsider, third-party resellers are beginning to experience shortages of Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro, hinting that a refresh may be coming in the near future.Among those resellers reflecting backorder status on some of the current 15-inch MacBook Pros is J&R, which is now sold out of both the...
Reseller Shortages Hint at Forthcoming Update for 15-Inch MacBook Pro
After Rising To Number 2 On comScore, AOL On Network Launches Native Mobile And Tablet Apps

One Step Shy Of An IPO, Telco’s Friend Openet Picks Up $21M Series D Led By Japan’s NS Solutions

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Waiting for the public markets to show a little more promise for tech IPOs, Openet has today announced that it’s completed a Series D round of funding totaling $21 million: $16 million in equity funds and $5 million in long term debt. Openet is a Dublin, Ireland-based developer of transaction management software used by...
One Step Shy Of An IPO, Telco’s Friend Openet Picks Up $21M Series D Led By Japan’s NS Solutions

IDC: Apple's iPad Grew Q2 Tablet Share To 68% As It Braces For Windows 8, Amazon And Nexus Competition

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After Amazon launched its $199 Kindle Fire tablet last autumn, a lot of observers thought it could prove to be the competition to Apple’s iPad that other Android tablets had so far failed to deliver. Some numbers out from IDC today, however, show that as Amazon continues to sell the...
IDC: Apple's iPad Grew Q2 Tablet Share To 68% As It Braces For Windows 8, Amazon And Nexus Competition

Sponsor Post: How an API Can Transform Your Enterprise

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Editor's note: We offer our long-term sponsors the opportunity to write posts and tell their story. These posts are clearly marked as written by sponsors, but we also want them to be useful and interesting to our readers. We hope you like the posts and we encourage you to...
Sponsor Post: How an API Can Transform Your Enterprise
Timing Is Everything: Indie Movie Discovery Platform Prescreen To Close Its Doors

Google's So Freaked Out About The iPad And Lousy Android Sales That It's Opening An Online Tablet Store

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When Google first announced plans to buy Motorola last year, most pundits agreed that Google had no intention of actually owning Motorola, that it was just buying Motorola for the patents. We, on the other hand, argued that Larry Page might be buying Motorola because he actually wanted to...
Google's So Freaked Out About The iPad And Lousy Android Sales That It's Opening An Online Tablet Store
Mint.com Tops 10 Million Registered Users, 70% Come From Mobile Vs. Web

'Handy' Smartphone rental service officially launches in Hong Kong with unlimited 3G data and calls

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I’m sure many of us lost hours of previous vacation time wandering the streets of an unfamiliar city wishing we had a smartphone with ready access to the Internet. There’s good news for travelers who are headed to Hong Kong: Handy,  a new smartphone rental service, has officially launched in the city, offering unlimited...
'Handy' Smartphone rental service officially launches in Hong Kong with unlimited 3G data and calls

Amazon Publishing inks deal with Ingram, opens e-book distribution to rivals

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Amazon Publishing is continuing to broaden its distribution channels, as the New York-based imprint has formed a partnership with Ingram Content Group that will make the company's e-books available to competitors such as Apple, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. As you may be aware, there's some uneasy tension between...
Amazon Publishing inks deal with Ingram, opens e-book distribution to rivals

Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimates Improve to 5-7 Business Days

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Just a day after Apple added new build-to-order configuration options to the low-end Retina MacBook Pro, shipping estimates have improved from 1-2 weeks to 5-7 business days in the company's online stores. The faster turnaround time is showing up in the company's online stores in the Americas, and should spread...
Retina MacBook Pro Shipping Estimates Improve to 5-7 Business Days

Game Of Thrones Season 3 Premieres To Record Ratings, Piracy

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Everyone, it seems, is a Game Of Thrones fan. The fantasy series, which was spawned out of a series of novels by George R. R. Martin and adapted for HBO, just aired its third season premiere last night and a whole bunch of people were watching. The show touted its...
Game Of Thrones Season 3 Premieres To Record Ratings, Piracy

Daily Report: TV Pilots Turn to Internet, Not Networks

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An increasing number of TV shows are being produced only for viewing on the Internet, circumventing existing distribution channels in favor of services like Netflix and YouTube....
Daily Report: TV Pilots Turn to Internet, Not Networks
Samsung smartphones obliterate iPhone sales in Q2 as rivalry reaches boiling point
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