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Mexican watchdog: Carlos Slim’s Telcel dominates the mobile market

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Mexico’s federal antitrust commission (CFC) confirmed a decision declaring Telcel the dominant mobile player and opening the door to specific regulation, the Wall Street Journal reports. As you may know, this Mexican telco belongs to America Movil, itself controlled by the richest man in the world, Carlos Slim. According to the WSJ,...
Mexican watchdog: Carlos Slim’s Telcel dominates the mobile market
Windows 8 Wins 7.4% Share Of Global Tablet OS Market In Q1 - "Niche" Portion Still Beats Windows Phone's Smartphone Share

Apple People Are Not Like Samsung People -- Here's The Statistical Proof (AAPL)

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Apple and Samsung have emerged as the two dominant players in the smartphone wars. In light of Samsung recently unveiling the Galaxy S4, which is right on par with the competition from a hardware perspective, Apple has unleashed a new advertising campaign that highlights why people love their iPhones. So, which company is...
Apple People Are Not Like Samsung People -- Here's The Statistical Proof (AAPL)

How Ayn Rand/Glenn Beck -- the glorifiers of selfishness, cruelty, and the lions eating the weak -- have become the dominant players of modern day conservatism, OR, The Philosophy of Me (First and Only)

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How Ayn Rand/Glenn Beck -- the glorifiers of selfishness, cruelty, and the lions eating the weak -- have become the dominant players of modern day conservatism, OR, The Philosophy of Me (First and Only)

French Report Says: Kill Hadopi, But Let Its Legacy Live On

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When Francois Hollande was running for President of France, he said that he would repeal Hadopi, the three strikes law and agency that enforces it, rolling back this effort which the entertainment industry had celebrated (France was the first to propose and implement such a plan). After elected, his culture...
French Report Says: Kill Hadopi, But Let Its Legacy Live On

Back Against The Wall, Intel Ramps Up Investment For 2013 To Make The Shift To Mobile Processors

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Even though Intel’s quarterly earnings were a mixed bag, the biggest surprise comes from its research and development investment plans. In 2013, the company plans to invest $13 billion compared to $10.15 billion in 2012 and $8.35 billion in 2011. This money will be used to bridge the mobile gap,...
Back Against The Wall, Intel Ramps Up Investment For 2013 To Make The Shift To Mobile Processors
Shavenu Delivers Razor Blades to Your Doorstep Every Month

EMarketer: Google + Facebook Display Share To Climb 23% By 2014

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 Google and Facebook are by far the dominant players in the display ad space, together expected to command 30% of the overall market in 2012. And their substantial lead is set to become even greater, according to an eMarketer report that predicts the two will sell 37% of all display...
EMarketer: Google + Facebook Display Share To Climb 23% By 2014
The Mobile Industry Is Ignoring the Rules of Consolidation
Europe sues to continue taxing digital content higher than physical

The DeanBeat: Game Dojos accelerator will help foster even more game startups

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We’ve seen an explosion in game startups in the past few years. Zynga and Nexon have gone public, an indication that we could be nearing the end of a cycle. Their IPOs raise the question: When will there be enough game companies? Game Dojos, a brand new San Francisco-based...
The DeanBeat: Game Dojos accelerator will help foster even more game startups
Firefox phones to be sold by four hardware makers and 17 carriers
Digital Content: How Apple Doomed Ping
How Samsung could get its revenge against Apple

Zite Redesigns Its Personalized News App To Deliver Smarter Content, But "Only When You Want It"

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In the redesigned app, "there are really no dead ends" to news discovery, says CEO Mark Johnson. Zite just released a new version of its iPhone and iPad apps for iOS 6 that's a welcome change for the CNN-owned personalized news app, which hasn't shifted much since it released...
Zite Redesigns Its Personalized News App To Deliver Smarter Content, But "Only When You Want It"

China’s Internet IPO Prospects Are Bleak, But There’s Hope In Two Letters: M and A

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The IPO news for China’s Internet industry keeps getting worse, but entrepreneurs and investors alike are hopeful for the emergence of a key new force that looks set to bolster and reinvigorate the ecosystem: A robust mergers and acquisitions market. China’s Internet industry, barely 12 years old, doesn’t have a...
China’s Internet IPO Prospects Are Bleak, But There’s Hope In Two Letters: M and A

Porn producer's copyright complaint pits Hollywood against Google

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Big players in online content watch as porn site's case winds its way through US courts, wary of ramifications for wider webA powerful lobby group that represents the interests of the biggest Hollywood movie studios has aligned itself with an obscure Miami gay porn producer, in the ongoing battle to...
Porn producer's copyright complaint pits Hollywood against Google

Mozilla CEO Kovacs Pleads For Fragmentation; Says Fate Of Our Mobile World Can't Depend On Just Two Companies

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Gary Kovacs, the CEO of Mozilla, today took aim at Apple and Google — or possibly Apple and Samsung; you can take your pick about how you parse mobile dominance — and made a impassioned for the mobile world to remain competitive. At a keynote during the Mobile World Congress...
Mozilla CEO Kovacs Pleads For Fragmentation; Says Fate Of Our Mobile World Can't Depend On Just Two Companies

Q&A with Trulia CEO Pete Flint: Market Leader is 'the operating system' of real estate

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Truia CEO Pete Flint Trulia CEO Pete Flint wants to transform real estate. And with today’s $355 million bid for Kirkland-based Market Leader, the Internet executive took his boldest step yet in making that dream a reality. In acquiring Market Leader in the cash and stock deal, Flint said they are getting...
Q&A with Trulia CEO Pete Flint: Market Leader is 'the operating system' of real estate

Survey: MP4 Is Top Format For Web and Mobile Videos

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When you watch a video on the web or your mobile phone, the odds are pretty good you are using the MP4 video format and the H.264 codec. There are a lot of choices when it comes to video formats. But, MP4 is the top pick for both web and...
Survey: MP4 Is Top Format For Web and Mobile Videos
Twitter now has more than 200 million active monthly users

Instagram Won the Lottery

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For every Instagram that sells for a billion dollars, an entire tech news industry exists to filter out the noise from hundreds of imitators trying and failing to do the same thing. It's a sad story, actually. Well-connected companies can convince tech giants to salvage a losing operation. See: Google...
Instagram Won the Lottery

Android's US Market Share Declined By 5% In Q2, 'Approaching A Peak': Strategy Analytics

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Have we reached a state of “peak Android” in the same way that the energy industry can reach “peak oil”? This is an idea being floated today by Strategy Analytics. Last week the firm noted that Android partner Samsung was the world’s leading smartphone seller last quarter, taking just over...
Android's US Market Share Declined By 5% In Q2, 'Approaching A Peak': Strategy Analytics

Chinese chipmaking upstarts are gearing up to challenge Qualcomm and Intel

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Qualcomm, Samsung, and Nvidia have captured the lion's share of the current market for ARM smartphones and tablets, but they aren't the only players in the game. Chinese manufacturers like Allwinner and MediaTek will soon be able to challenge these dominant players, particularly in the Chinese and Indian markets....
Chinese chipmaking upstarts are gearing up to challenge Qualcomm and Intel
MacMillian Knows Publishing Is Doomed, So It’s Funding the Future
Free apps will account for nearly 90% of all downloads in 2012

Amazon's New Game Studio Targets Facebook First, but Mobile Is Next

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Amazon has launched its first game on Facebook, but don’t expect the e-commerce giant to stop there. Over the past two months, the company has made several announcements in the videogame space, signaling its move beyond music, video and e-books in digital content arena. Yesterday, it went a step further...
Amazon's New Game Studio Targets Facebook First, but Mobile Is Next

The Frankenphone: What a BlackBerry Windows Phone Would Look Like

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Rumors of Research In Motion possibly turning away from its BlackBerry 10 operating system and adopting Windows Phone 8 have us thinking. If RIM and Microsoft combined the might of their mobile operating systems, what would the Frankenstein-like device look like and how would it function? There are three things...
The Frankenphone: What a BlackBerry Windows Phone Would Look Like
Rdio launches Vdio -- yet another digital video store

Game On: Nvidia Previews "Project Shield," A Handheld Android Console

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And like that — poof! — a chipmaker dips its toe into the consumer hardware space. Nvidia, the company responsible for much of the guts inside modern smartphones, tablets and desktop PCs, unveiled “Project Shield” at the Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday evening, a prototype portable gaming system built atop...
Game On: Nvidia Previews "Project Shield," A Handheld Android Console
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