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Das Programm der next10 ist da: Game Changer und die App Economy

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Das Programm der next10 ist da: Game Changer und die App Economy

Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings help continue rally in IT shares

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Tech stocks have been climbing recently as key vendors such as Cisco and Lenovo report positive quarterly earnings and the U.S. economy offers glimpses of good news....
Wall Street Beat: Tech earnings help continue rally in IT shares

SERIOUS QUESTION: How Are Lower Taxes Going To Fix The Jobs Problem?

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There are two main problems in the U.S. economy: There are too few jobs Most of the jobs pay too little This state of affairs has left the most important customers in the U.S. economy--the formerly financially healthy middle class--starved for spending money. As any business executive will tell you,...
SERIOUS QUESTION: How Are Lower Taxes Going To Fix The Jobs Problem?
Twitter's down ... and it has cost the economy $1 billion already?

Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center

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The Apple guru's widow is speaking out in favor of the Dream Act and other immigration reforms. Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, gave her first interview since the Apple guru's death to NBC's Rock Center to talk about her new project: Fighting for the Dream Act and other...
Laurene Powell Jobs Appears On Rock Center

If They Can't Pass SOPA... Senators Ask FTC To Magically Stop Foreign Software Infringement

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Having failed to pass SOPA, Congress is apparently looking for other ways to keep the big copyright players happy. The latest is a letter sent by 16 senators to the FTC urging the commission to "protect American manufacturers" by cracking down on the fact that foreign companies often use unauthorized...
If They Can't Pass SOPA... Senators Ask FTC To Magically Stop Foreign Software Infringement
DEAR AMERICAN COMPANIES: Here's How To Fix The Economy

Fedex.com Traffic Shows The Economy Is Getting Better

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A reader sent us these charts from website traffic monitoring site Alexa. They show the percentage of web users accessing Fedex.com and UPS.com at any given point. Clearly both are higher than they were the year before. And Please follow Money Game on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about...
Fedex.com Traffic Shows The Economy Is Getting Better
When Games Allow Mods, Beautiful Things Can Happen
Software rules the world, and the Valley still rules software

IPhone 5 Sales Could Offer Big Boost to GDP

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The iPhone 5, which Apple plans to release this week, could get credit for something Congress, the White House and Federal Reserve have struggled to do: boost the U.S. economy in a measurable way....
IPhone 5 Sales Could Offer Big Boost to GDP

DealBook: Sequoia Capital Said to Be Expanding to Brazil

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By setting up a regional office, likely in São Paulo, Sequoia Capital would be the latest Silicon Valley stalwart to tap into the region’s growing economy....
DealBook: Sequoia Capital Said to Be Expanding to Brazil

Expanded IT trade pact would bring huge benefits, study says

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An expansion of a 15-year-old IT trade agreement could bring huge benefits to the U.S. economy, including about 60,000 new jobs, according to a study released Thursday....
Expanded IT trade pact would bring huge benefits, study says

Apple's Stock Run Is Really Starting To Freak People Out (AAPL)

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In a recent note, BofA's Michael Hartnett identified two risks to the market. The first was China (which is a oft-discussed threat/issue) and the second one was... Apple. In fact, he even put up a version of this chart (via ZeroHedge) to show how freakishly large the stock had...
Apple's Stock Run Is Really Starting To Freak People Out (AAPL)

The Rise Of Social Commerce [DECK]

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Yesterday, we hosted our Social Commerce Summit in New York. To kick off the conference, our BI Intelligence team—Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry, Alex Cocotas, and I—put together a deck on the current trends in e-commerce, including the explosion of innovation in the past few years. We focused on the impact of social...
The Rise Of Social Commerce [DECK]

Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low

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In case you needed more confirmation that the priorities of US companies and the US economy are screwed up (specifically, they're engineered to create a country of a few million overlords and 300+ million serfs), here are three charts for you: 1) Corporate profit margins just hit an all-time high....
Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low

Mexicans overcharged billions for phone, web: study (Reuters)

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Reuters - Mexicans have been overcharged $13.4 billion a year for phone and internet services as the industry dominated by billionaire Carlos Slim gouges customers and keeps the economy from growing, a study released on Monday said....
Mexicans overcharged billions for phone, web: study (Reuters)

And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

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Last week, we printed the chart that will get Obama fired. That chart shows the unemployment rate projected by the incoming Obama administration as compared to the actual unemployment rate over the past four years--which has been far higher than even the nightmare-scenario projection. The Republicans will no doubt use...
And Here Are The Charts That Will Get Obama Reelected...

Apple reports 80,000 new U.S. jobs created by iOS App Economy within 2012

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Incredible growth in Apple's iOS App Store has doubled its payouts to developers (now totaling over $8 billion) and sparked the creation of over 80,000 new jobs directly related to building software for Apple's mobile platform within the last year....
Apple reports 80,000 new U.S. jobs created by iOS App Economy within 2012

Oh, So Here’s Why Kickstarter Lets Projects Get Overfunded

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"Double Fine Adventure" cocreator Tim Schafer, with Cookie Monster. (Kickstarter) We mourned the loss of a few good jellyfish earlier this month when an overfunded Kickstarter-backed jellyfish tank proved fatal. At the time, we noted that with many Kickstarter projects that go wrong, the effect is amplified if the project...
Oh, So Here’s Why Kickstarter Lets Projects Get Overfunded

Payback time

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Sell your data to save the economy and your future...
Payback time

Windows RT takes a hit as Samsung halts European sales of Ativ Tab tablets

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Windows RT, Microsoft's first tablet-focused operating system, is not proving to be a hit in Europe. Actually, demand on the old continent is so weak that Samsung will reportedly stop sales of its Windows RT tablet in Germany. Ativ Tab sales will also be halted in several other, yet...
Windows RT takes a hit as Samsung halts European sales of Ativ Tab tablets
A more complete picture of the iTunes economy

Publisher's Letter: How CIOs Can Help Build IT Talent for the Future

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Many in the US are concerned about the talent gap between American students and similarly-aged students overseas when it comes to math and science skills. This is a real problem for our economy and security. But CIOs can help by reaching out to guidance councelors and educating them about jobs...
Publisher's Letter: How CIOs Can Help Build IT Talent for the Future

Carol Bartz Gave Great Advice About Failure To UW Madison Grads

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Former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was the keynote speaker at her alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison yesterday. She spoke about what it was like to earn a computer science degree as a woman back in the 1970s, and offered a lot of advice about failure. A few highlights: *Always...
Carol Bartz Gave Great Advice About Failure To UW Madison Grads

Want More Jobs? Get Rid Of The Patent Trolls

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Last fall, after years and years of bickering and fighting, Congress and the President finally got together to pass what they called a "patent reform" bill. While the bill made a few changes to how the patent system works, it almost completely ignored the issue of patent trolling or just...
Want More Jobs? Get Rid Of The Patent Trolls

Toshiba announces Q3 earnings: revenues down, posts $136 million loss

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The economy may be starting to look up, but that doesn't mean the suffering is over. Toshiba is just the latest company to announce that it had a rough quarter to close out the calendar year 2011. The quarter ending December 31st of 2011, saw the company pull in...
Toshiba announces Q3 earnings: revenues down, posts $136 million loss
A simple Excel calculation error puts a famous economic study under scrutiny

Apple's best asset: Developers and its app economy

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Apple’s design and ecosystem garner all the headlines, but the biggest moat around its business model is its developer community....
Apple's best asset: Developers and its app economy

Will the Bad Economy Cause Crime to Increase? | Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog

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Will the Bad Economy Cause Crime to Increase? | Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog
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