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Apple's 'Macroscalar' Trademark Application Sparks Speculation on Processor Architecture Advances

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Patently Apple reports that Apple last week filed a curious new trademark application for the term "macroscalar". The company has typically quietly registered trademarks in countries such as Trinidad & Tobago, only to later apply for the marks in the United States and other major markets once the new products...
Apple's 'Macroscalar' Trademark Application Sparks Speculation on Processor Architecture Advances
The economics of Google Fiber and what it means for U.S. broadband

FACEBOOK'S WORST NIGHTMARE: After GM, Here's How The Other Dominoes Could Fall

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General Motors' decision to cancel the entirety of its $10 million Facebook ad budget is, arguably, the second major shoe to drop on the social network's ad budget. Back in January, Procter & Gamble CEO Bob McDonald told Wall Street he was scaling back his company's $10 billion annual ad...
FACEBOOK'S WORST NIGHTMARE: After GM, Here's How The Other Dominoes Could Fall
Layoffs hit RIM

Yahoo set to axe hundreds in Europe

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Internet giant to hold meetings with staff to inform them of plans to streamline company, which could lead to the loss of up to 2,000 jobsYahoo is set to make cutbacks at its European headquarters and devolve more power to individual country operations, with hundreds of jobs set to go...
Yahoo set to axe hundreds in Europe

Solar costs could fall below 50 cents a watt by 2017

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Solar panels are as cheap as they’ve ever been, and according to Lux Research the costs of producing solar modules, which make up solar panels, will also continue to fall. It needs to for some of the solar manufacturers to survive. By 2017, solar modules could cost below 50 cents...
Solar costs could fall below 50 cents a watt by 2017

How cloud computing can improve your charity's efficiency

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Cloud computing allows staff to access IT systems from remote locations and be more confident about data securityThe budget did little to alter the economic outlook and the sector is still facing very tough times. In NCVO's latest Charity Forecast survey, 90% of respondents claimed they expected the voluntary sector's...
How cloud computing can improve your charity's efficiency

Study: Enterprises Want More Marketing Data, But They Don’t Know What To Do With It

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Online marketers and advertising are getting access to more and more data, but that’s not enough, according to the 2012 Digital Marketing 2.0 Study commissioned by ad company DataXu. More than 350 “enterprise decision makers” in management, marketing, communications, digital, IT and social media were surveyed, and 75 percent of them...
Study: Enterprises Want More Marketing Data, But They Don’t Know What To Do With It
Feature: Gamification: Green tech makes energy use a game—and we all win
How wireless charging works

Vinylmint Is A Jammin’ New Way For Pro Musicians To Collaborate

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Vinylmint is a Norfolk-based startup that aims to assist musicians in creating their music. It’s essentially a recording studio in the cloud. You record uncompressed audio right into the computer, the service uploads it to the cloud, and then you can listen to and edit tunes in your browser. Think...
Vinylmint Is A Jammin’ New Way For Pro Musicians To Collaborate

Analyst: Apple to drop 17-inch MacBooks, slim down iPhone with in-cell tech

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You can read into these reports as much as you want from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. Kuo claimed this morning that Apple is about to axe the 17-inch MacBook Pro line entirely while introducing a rumored all new MacBook design by Q3 2012 (via MacRumors). Kuo also thinks...
Analyst: Apple to drop 17-inch MacBooks, slim down iPhone with in-cell tech
The LA Tech Scene Finally Moves Out of its Parents’ Basement
Rumor Patrol: How Apple Could Surprise Us With A New iPod Nano
Sigma SD1 cut to a third of its original $9,700 price due to manufacturing efficiencies

How the LTE iPhone 5 will make mobile data cheaper

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After taking a pass with the iPhone 4S, Apple has finally welcomed LTE into its smartphone family. That means faster download and upload speeds to the iconic device, but the implications of a 4G iPhone on the wireless industry and on consumers are much greater than mere speed. LTE isn’t...
How the LTE iPhone 5 will make mobile data cheaper
Retail: Gadgets Aren't Cheap, But Best Buy Is

Sponsor post: The cloud, big data, networking and more – You’ll find it at Interop

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Best of Interop is an annual competition amongst Interop exhibitors that recognizes the sheer innovation occurring in an ever-changing market — showcasing the products believed to have the greatest potential to impact and advance business technology efficiencies, in hot topic areas such as cloud computing and virtualization, data center and...
Sponsor post: The cloud, big data, networking and more – You’ll find it at Interop
Method corrects pitiful pore performance in nanostructured solar cells

Amazon.com Lures Businesses to the Cloud With Rate Cut

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Amazon.com Inc. lowered rates on computer storage it rents over the Internet, as the company applies its strategy of aggressive pricing to cloud computing. The Seattle-based company cut its price plans by more than 10% for the first 500 terabytes of data that customers store in Amazon’s Internet-based S3 service,...
Amazon.com Lures Businesses to the Cloud With Rate Cut
Real-time bidding is the next mobile ad breakthrough -- here's how you can profit

Whoa: You might pay just a $1 for a daily gigabyte in 2020

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“By 2020 the average person will download one gigabyte of personalised data each day, and it will be delivered for less than $1 a day.” That’s a striking comment from Hossein Moiin, CTO of Nokia Siemens Networks. Not only does it speak to the enormous growth in our data needs through...
Whoa: You might pay just a $1 for a daily gigabyte in 2020

Youku And Tudou Merge To Create Chinese Online Video Powerhouse

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After threatening to sue each other for copyright infringement in December, the largest players in China’s fast-growing online video market have now emerged aiming to join forces to milk what could become a prosperous market sector. Youku has proposed buying all Tudou’s stock in a deal valuing it at...
Youku And Tudou Merge To Create Chinese Online Video Powerhouse

The Axe Swings at RIM

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Layoffs have begun in earnest at Research In Motion. As AllThingsD reported in late May RIM had been furtively sacking small groups of employees in the hopes of keeping the cuts quiet. This week it dropped that pretense and began making larger cuts as it struggles to improve its lousy...
The Axe Swings at RIM

The iPhone 5 Event Was Really About The iPad Mini

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Right. Now what's next? Yesterday Apple revealed its iPhone 5, a slender metal-backed machine that, last year, was tipped as Steve Jobs' final close-held design project. It's a tech tour de force, and represents an upgrade of almost every iPhone system. It'll likely sell by the millions. But we're pretty...
The iPhone 5 Event Was Really About The iPad Mini

Power matters: using ARM to reduce data center costs

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A consumer using a computer to shop, email, search or any of the other myriad tasks now possible usually measures power consumption by the dollar figure on the monthly electrical bill. But as two recent highly controversial articles in the New York Times reiterated, U.S. data centers backing up those...
Power matters: using ARM to reduce data center costs

How big data can be used to improve and predict sales

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Big data is being used everywhere to create efficiencies and to maximize sales. But how it’s applied can make all the difference. Thursday at GigaOM’s Structure:Data conference in New York, executives from Rocket Fuel, Trulia and Walmart Labs discussed what their companies and the companies they work with can learn...
How big data can be used to improve and predict sales

See You in Coach, RIM!

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With its shares trading at eight-year lows amid dwindling sales and falling revenue, Research In Motion is getting creative with its cost-cutting measures. Really creative. It’s selling off a corporate jet to raise cash. The struggling BlackBerry maker has put its nine-passenger Dassault Falcon 50EX up for sale, people familiar...
See You in Coach, RIM!

The Road to IPO: New Opportunities and Market Trends

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Ticker image via AshDesignThe more things change, the more they stay the same. This French proverb predates the information age by more than a century, but it is a good mantra for today’s beleaguered IPO market. On the “change” side, the Internet has disrupted and transformed business and society at...
The Road to IPO: New Opportunities and Market Trends

With $2M, Savveo wants to revamp traditional local ad buying

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When people talk about opportunities in local advertising, it’s usually digital advertising that they’re talking about. As more local ad dollars move from the Yellow pages and newspapers to mobile and web platforms, tech giants like Facebook and Google have started to up their efforts to lure small and medium-sized...
With $2M, Savveo wants to revamp traditional local ad buying
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