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Keith Rabois: Why Square’s handcrafted approach to payments can win

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Mobile payment start-up Square has built a huge following in part by appealing to artisans and creators of hand crafted products. But the company is not just serving those merchants, it’s almost built in their image. The company has pushed a very design-focused product that has an almost artistic approach...
Keith Rabois: Why Square’s handcrafted approach to payments can win

comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession

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With record traffic numbers and spending increases in multiple corners of the world, it’s no big surprise that retail e-commerce is still growing. In fact, 2012 was a record year, with $186.2 billion in retail e-commerce sales. The latest figures come from comScore, which says 2012 was actually a 15...
comScore: Retail e-commerce hit $186.2b in 2012 thanks to 15% growth, the strongest since before the recession

AOL's Hyperlocal Effort Patch Misses $40M-50M Sales Target, Partly Because Of Sandy, Still Aiming For Profitability In 2013

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AOL’s Q4 earnings today saw that company (which owns TechCrunch) finally make a turnaround, after 8 years of decline, into revenue growth, with overall sales of $599.5 million. But there are still a lot of areas that are seeing flat or declining revenues, and some that are loss-making: among those...
AOL's Hyperlocal Effort Patch Misses $40M-50M Sales Target, Partly Because Of Sandy, Still Aiming For Profitability In 2013

Firefox 10 brings Mozilla browsing to double digits

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PC and Mac version available now It took us almost seven years to get from the first iteration of Firefox to version 4.0, but now we're already up to version 10, taking less than a year to get to double digits from the 4.0 launch thanks to Mozilla's new...
Firefox 10 brings Mozilla browsing to double digits
Markets: Steve Jobs Primed Apple to Wow Wall Street

2013: A year when the future of the media may lie in the palm of your hand

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Mobile data is set to soar - bringing a boomtime for television and sounding the death knell for the printed newspaperCome Christmas, millions of us will be holding the future in our hands; whether through phones approaching the size of tablets, or tablets approaching the size of phones. In one...
2013: A year when the future of the media may lie in the palm of your hand

Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom's missing reality principle | Michael Wolff

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This may be news to Aaron Sorkin, but TV news as depicted by The Newsroom no longer exists. What a lost opportunityHow is it that people who make the media know so little about the media business? True, Aaron Sorkin, the creator of HBO's new series The Newsroom, is in...
Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom's missing reality principle | Michael Wolff

Poll: Nearly three out of four consumers want an iPad

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A new study out from ChangeWave Research holds good news for Apple and, and troubling news for other tablet makers. The iPad remains the overwhelming favorite among consumers, with nearly three out of four survey respondents indicating that they prefer Apple's tablet, while no other manufacturer manages to hit double...
Poll: Nearly three out of four consumers want an iPad

Study: iPad demand at work spikes, Android drops further

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A follow-up study through ChangeWave has shown that corporate uptake of iPads was only climbing higher in February despite more concerted attempts from Android makers. Of those hoping to buy tablets in the spring, he number of companies looking to buy the iPad shot from 77 percent in November to...
Study: iPad demand at work spikes, Android drops further
Netflix Just for Kids UI lands on Boxee Box & WD TV

Windows Phone edges closer to RIM in Europe as Android powers ahead

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Google OS takes 60% and more of handset sales in US and big European countries, but Nokia starting to assert itself tooThe remark by the RIM chief executive that "we have a clear shot at being the number three platform on the market" in smartphones is under threat in Europe....
Windows Phone edges closer to RIM in Europe as Android powers ahead

7 women-led health tech startups to watch

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In homes across the country, “chief medical officer” moms are often in charge of managing their families’ day-to-day health and making long-term decisions. In medical schools, women comprise just about half of graduates and in the industry in general they make up about three-quarters of medical and health services managers....
7 women-led health tech startups to watch
Apple rumored to acquire Color in 'done deal'

CEO Andrew Mason Replaced By Eric Lefkofsky And Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis At Groupon

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Andrew Mason, CEO and founder of Groupon, has just been replaced by Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonisis will take over the new position of Office of the Chief Executive. They will serve as interim co-CEOs while they hunt for a replacement to take over permanently. Here’s...
CEO Andrew Mason Replaced By Eric Lefkofsky And Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis At Groupon

PC market slump to deepen on lull in China

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IDC predicts that worldwide PC shipments could fall by "double digits" -- more than previously expected -- as a result of a weak Chinese market. [Read more]...
PC market slump to deepen on lull in China

Canalys: iPhone, Android ruled 2011, Nokia now leads Windows

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A Canalys wrap-up of 2011 smartphone share painted an overall picture that kept Apple and Google in front, but also provided clearer pictures of Windows Phone. Android was just short of an absolute majority at 48.8 percent, while the iPhone held 19.1 percent. Nokia's Symbian and RIM's BlackBerry still held...
Canalys: iPhone, Android ruled 2011, Nokia now leads Windows

WE ARE WINNING: How The Pirate Party Is Changing The World

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Among all the bad laws being passed right now, change is coming. The Pirate Party’s plan for changing the world is proceeding much, much faster than expected. While the laws on the drawing board are still asinine, we’re at a tipping point where the net repressors are about to...
WE ARE WINNING: How The Pirate Party Is Changing The World

Dotcom's Mega Pushes More Bandwidth Than New Zealand

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The introduction of Mega has been one of the most successful tech launches this year. In a matter of days the site’s membership went from zero to more than a million and in the weeks that followed the site continued to expand its user base. Thus far Kim Dotcom and...
Dotcom's Mega Pushes More Bandwidth Than New Zealand
eBay earnings call meets high expectations largely thanks to PayPal

Changewave: New iPad customer satisfaction is off the charts

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The first customer satisfaction survey since the release of the new iPad shows that owners are almost completely smitten with their new devices. Changewave surveyed  200 new iPad owners from March 22-28th and found that those “Very Satisfied” were up 8% from the iPad 2 to an impressive 82%. The...
Changewave: New iPad customer satisfaction is off the charts

Tech IPOs find open arms from investors

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Recent initial public offerings from technology companies have posted strong results, perhaps indicating that the market has warmed up to such launches. Today, the shares of Millennial Media shot up some 100%, a blistering jump that led a round of headlines. Any time an IPO spikes in that manner, it sends...
Tech IPOs find open arms from investors
Commerce technology is a massive oppportunity (and retail is not dead)

Apple Reportedly Acquiring Streaming Video Firm Color Labs

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Just after the revelation that Apple has acquired Web app startup Particle, The Next Web reports that Apple is also in the process of acquiring Color Labs. Color, which raised a substantial $41 million round of financing even before launching last year, arrived as a photo sharing service that has...
Apple Reportedly Acquiring Streaming Video Firm Color Labs
How you can advertise smarter and cheaper on Google AdWords than PC Mall, Costco, and Overstock.com

Bringing doctors into the 21st century

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An eBay merchant selling funny barbecue aprons out of his living room is better equipped for computer communication than many physicians. Meet the man trying to change that. By Russ Mitchell, contributor FORTUNE -- New York hookers spreading HIV. Killer mosquitos. An anthrax-toting terrorist. An urban-scape rife with the sick...
Bringing doctors into the 21st century

IDC: iPhone wait cuts Apple's China phone share by nearly half, Lenovo seizes the opportunity

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There's a lot of talk of a new iPhone coming soon, and the Chinese know it. IDC researchers estimate that Apple's share of smartphones in the country was sliced almost in half during the second quarter, to 10 percent, as expectations and rumors led the local population to wait...
IDC: iPhone wait cuts Apple's China phone share by nearly half, Lenovo seizes the opportunity

Connexity Raises a $3MM Seed Round for Audience Optimization Platform

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“Everyone’s fighting to deliver the right ad, to the right person, at the right time,” says audience optimization digital advertising company Connexity founder and CEO Dave Gross. Connexity aims to crack this riddle with a lot of big data analysis and the learnings gathered by its founder through a career...
Connexity Raises a $3MM Seed Round for Audience Optimization Platform

PlayStation Vita car adapter and portable charger get release date and price for Japan

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While we haven't found the PlayStation Vita's battery life to be terrible, it's certainly a far cry from the days when you could expect your Game Boy to keep on going well into the double digits. However, last year Sony announced plans to mitigate the issue with an accessory,...
PlayStation Vita car adapter and portable charger get release date and price for Japan
Color gets the last laugh: Apple to acquire troubled startup for double-digit millions

Tech Writer Blames Technology For His Son Not Knowing How To Mail a Damn Letter

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An envelope. Filling the news void that is Memorial Day, a ReadWrite contributor doxxed his son by revealing that the little jerk doesn’t know how to correctly fill out an envelope. Lamenting that he has a “smartphone, a tablet and a laptop,” in addition to knowing some “basic coding,” Brian Hall...
Tech Writer Blames Technology For His Son Not Knowing How To Mail a Damn Letter
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