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After hooking up with Verizon, Redbox buys out Blockbuster Express kiosks

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Earlier today, Verizon and Redbox announced a partnership to launch a streaming music service. Now, Coinstar, Redbox’s parent company, has announced plans to purchase assets NCR, the company who runs the Blockbuster Express kiosks, forming disc rental monolith. Gary Cohen, the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Consumer Experience at...
After hooking up with Verizon, Redbox buys out Blockbuster Express kiosks
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Kickstarter gets its third $1M project in the span of two weeks with Order of the Stick

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Image via Order of the Stick It was big news when a Kickstarter project broke the $1 million dollar mark for the first time on February 9th. More amazingly, two projects shattered that record in the same day. Now another project, The Order of the Stick Reprint Drive, has passed...
Kickstarter gets its third $1M project in the span of two weeks with Order of the Stick

This week at Microsoft: Azure, Outlook.com, and Windows 8

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This week’s Microsoft news was a bit all over the board, so we’ll need to be summary in our review. As the next Build event approaches, expect things to accelerate all the more. We are entering into the next great wave of Microsoft product improvements. As we request every week,...
This week at Microsoft: Azure, Outlook.com, and Windows 8

Red Hat hits $1 billion in revenue, a milestone for open source

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Red Hat today announced that it has crossed the billion-dollar mark in revenue, with $1.13 billion in the fiscal year that ended February 29. Red Hat is unique in becoming the first vendor of its size to make all or nearly all of its money from building, maintaining, and...
Red Hat hits $1 billion in revenue, a milestone for open source
9flats, The European Airbnb Competitor, Now Accepting Bitcoin Payments
Amanda Palmer attracts over $1M in the biggest Kickstarter music deal ever

Microsoft's Server and Tools unit now contains six unique $1 billion businesses

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Certainly, Microsoft is a large company, but for a firm so public, that one of its divisions, which drives $18 billion in revenue, and sports six individual businesses that each drive at least $1 billion in yearly top line, manages to be all but hidden from the public eye is...
Microsoft's Server and Tools unit now contains six unique $1 billion businesses

An iPhone Dock Is About to Hit $1 M. on Kickstarter

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The Elevation Dock. Apple fans were largely responsible for the breakout Kickstarter hit that broke the half million dollar mark in only four days, a record at the time. That project, for the twin iPod Nano watches, ended up falling short of a mil ($942,578). But the Elevation Dock for iPhone,...
An iPhone Dock Is About to Hit $1 M. on Kickstarter
This year on Kickstarter: GigaOM's top 10 favorite campaigns

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

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Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you...
Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Ouya crosses the million dollar mark on Kickstarter in just 8 hours for its $99 game console

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Earlier today, we told you about a company called Ouya which was attacking the video game console market in a new way. Its console, which will cost $99, could open the doors for game developers globally. No longer would you have to work at a big studio to potentially have...
Ouya crosses the million dollar mark on Kickstarter in just 8 hours for its $99 game console
Microsoft said to be planning billion-dollar acquisition of enterprise social network Yammer

Meet the New Kings of Kickstarter: How Double Fine Gamified Game Funding

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Late last night Jane McGonigal, the most-respected authority in the world of gamification, Tweeted that she'd pitched in to support the creation of a new point and click adventure game from respected game development shop Double Fine. That was the first trickle I saw of what quickly became a...
Meet the New Kings of Kickstarter: How Double Fine Gamified Game Funding

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Spotify talks huge numbers. Sergey Brin says that none of us are quoting him right. VC investments were up in Q1 2012, but the dollar mark was lower. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Make sure to hit the subscription...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

As Apple slips below $400 billion in value, Google jumps past the $300 billion mark

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Today two interesting, if not defining financial milestones were achieved by technology giants Google and Apple. Apple fell under the $400 billion dollar mark in normal trading hours, and Google passed the $300 billion notch [Data: Google Finance]. The two shifts over big-number-moments comes during the day in which Google held its...
As Apple slips below $400 billion in value, Google jumps past the $300 billion mark

Ex-Google Exec's New Venture Helps Students Launch Startups

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With the student debt bubble passing the trillion dollar mark, more than a few would-be entrepreneurs have felt the squeeze after graduation. So many feel pressed to stave off debt, that they take the first job they can get and push their dreams aside in the process. David Girourd, an...
Ex-Google Exec's New Venture Helps Students Launch Startups

Apple Wishes It Knew How To Quit Google's Money

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How much would you pay to be the default search engine in the iOS mobile operating system? According to a report at TechCrunch today, the magic figure that Google will be paying Apple for the privilege could be a whopping $1 billion dollars. That's because Google and Apple, while enemies...
Apple Wishes It Knew How To Quit Google's Money

Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8

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The release of Windows 8 on October 26 will come with a little bonus for those who have been waiting for accompanying hardware, according to the company’s SEC filing, the Surface tablet will go on sale the same day. In its annual report filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission...
Microsoft Surface tablet to arrive on October 26 along with the release of Windows 8

Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

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A few weeks ago, we wrote about how the octogenarian woman in Spain, who tried (and... failed...) to "restore" a 19th-century fresco, and then tried to claim copyright on her work and demanded a cut of the church's collection box, since the fresco was suddenly drawing many new visitors. Perhaps...
Man Defaces Rothko Painting; Defends Himself By Claiming He Improved It

UBS: During holidays Microsoft sold 1 million Surfaces, a mere 5% of Apple's expected iPad tally

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According to UBS, Microsoft likely sold 1 million Surface tablets during the holiday sales cycle. This is down from the analyst’s previous sales estimate of 2 million units for the product line. Things to keep in mind: at an average selling price of more than $500, given that Touch and...
UBS: During holidays Microsoft sold 1 million Surfaces, a mere 5% of Apple's expected iPad tally
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Final Instagram purchase price: $715 million in cash and stock

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Today Facebook detailed the final Instagram purchase information in its 10-Q. The company stated that the final purchase of Instagram will sit in its accounting as $521 million. That figure was arrived at by adding the $300 million in cash that Facebook promised, and the price of 12 million vested...
Final Instagram purchase price: $715 million in cash and stock

IT'S OFFICIAL: Red Hat Is The First Open Source Company To Top $1 Billion A Year (RHT)

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Red Hat announced $1.13 billion in annual revenue, up 25 percent from a year ago. This officially marks the first time a company that makes 100% of its living from open source products topped the billion-dollar mark. For the quarter ending February 29, Red Hat posted revenue of $297...
IT'S OFFICIAL: Red Hat Is The First Open Source Company To Top $1 Billion A Year (RHT)

Double Fine Adventure shatters Kickstarter record with $750,000 raised in first 24 hours

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Sketches of Double Fine's new gameEarlier this week Kickstarter set a new record when the Elevation iPhone Dock became the first to close in on the $1 million dollar mark. But that milestone isn’t likely to last long. In the first 24 hours a project from gaming studio Double Fine...
Double Fine Adventure shatters Kickstarter record with $750,000 raised in first 24 hours

Netflix Says Its House of Cards Strategy Worked, And Wall Street Agrees

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Netflix’s numbers are up, and they’re what Wall Street wanted (for now!): Shares are up 19 percent. Revenue came in at the billion-dollar mark that analysts were looking for, and the company’s US streaming subscriber total hit 29.2 million– also around consensus. The big win was a net income number...
Netflix Says Its House of Cards Strategy Worked, And Wall Street Agrees

Yes, you should care about Bitcoin, and here's why

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Everybody’s talking about Bitcoin these days, which is quite remarkable given the highly technical nature of the crypto-currency. So why is it such a big deal? To explain why, I’m going to start with the implications of Bitcoin, then get into the technical nitty-gritty. Why that way round? Because there’s...
Yes, you should care about Bitcoin, and here's why

Hey, Enterprise Startups, You Should Move To New York

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I recently read the article “17 Enterprise Startups to Bet Your Career On” in Business Insider.    As a longtime enterprise investor, I was happy to see more attention being paid to this major area of venture, but a little disappointed in one dimension of the article.   For the...
Hey, Enterprise Startups, You Should Move To New York

LTE Boosts Mobile Gear by 17 Percent in 2012

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The mobile communications equipment market will hit the half-trillion-dollar mark in 2015, according to research firm IHS....
LTE Boosts Mobile Gear by 17 Percent in 2012
Kickstarter crosses threshold as two projects hit $1 million in donations
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