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City of Cupertino posts updated plans for Apple's new "spaceship" campus [gallery]

Travel activity marketplace Peek launches in Las Vegas

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Travel activity marketplace Peek is launching today in Las Vegas, its latest city in the US. Home to one of the country’s largest market for activities, Peek covers attractions on the Strip, other parts of the city and the Mojave Desert. When arriving at a destination like Las Vegas, being able...
Travel activity marketplace Peek launches in Las Vegas

Sponsored post: Looking for more IT efficiency? Try driving a hybrid

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As IT pros aim to make the most efficient use of their budgets, there is a rapidly increasing range of infrastructure options at their disposal. While public cloud services in particular have exploded in popularity, especially for organizations without the resources to operate their own data centers, a “one-size-fits-all” myth...
Sponsored post: Looking for more IT efficiency? Try driving a hybrid
Verizon plans to use LTE for new video broadcast network

Key Takeaways From The Facebook Marketing Conference

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Facebook has a grand scheme is to make advertising on its properties less risky and less guess-work than buying ads anywhere else on the internet. Facebook wants ads to be content, and now its Reach Generator allows advertisers to pay a fixed fee to guarantee that their content is seen by 75% of...
Key Takeaways From The Facebook Marketing Conference

Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland

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AT&T announced this morning that it has turned on its 4G LTE wireless network in Seattle and Portland, as the company prepares for the launch of the LTE-enabled iPhone 5 later this week. Users of existing LTE-enabled devices on AT&T’s network should also see the benefits of the upgrade. LTE...
Just in time for iPhone 5, AT&T activates LTE in Seattle, Portland

DOJ identifies lower frequency spectrum as key to wireless competition

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The Department of Justice has provided the FCC with new recommendations for governing spectrum auctions, and with a heavy emphasis on leveling the playing field, the findings are likely to draw the ire of AT&T and Verizon. In its briefing, the DOJ made its case that the nation's two...
DOJ identifies lower frequency spectrum as key to wireless competition
YouTube Finally Launches An Official Wii App, Largest WebM Video Deployment Yet

Ziften secures $5.5 million Series B funding, launches BLISS to make enterprise PCs super efficient

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Austin-based enterprise efficiency specialist Ziften announced today it has has closed $5.5 million in Series B round of funding, led by Apple-investor Fayez Sarofim & Co. Founded in 2010, Ziften’s Behavioural Lightweight Intelligence for Stressed Systems (BLISS) solution helps companies run their PCs faster and with greater efficiency, by closing down...
Ziften secures $5.5 million Series B funding, launches BLISS to make enterprise PCs super efficient

Tests Find OS X Mountain Lion May Significantly Degrade Notebook Battery Life

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Ars Technica has been doing some testing after reports emerged that some Mountain Lion early adopters were experiencing degraded battery life after upgrading to OS X 10.8. A 46-page thread with nearly 700 replies has been growing over the past several weeks on the Apple Support Forums. Ars writer Chris...
Tests Find OS X Mountain Lion May Significantly Degrade Notebook Battery Life
Mayfield stuffs $365M into its VC warchest in just 3 months
Sephora launches iPad program, says customers gravitate toward Apple
Violin Memory moves up the virtual storage food chain with Symantec deal

Uber to offer lower cost rides via hybrids

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Uber, the startup that has disrupted taxis everywhere with its on demand car service, plans to launch a new lower cost, and greener, option for customers this week: according to the New York Times, Uber will start offering hybrid car rides this Wednesday in San Francisco and New York for...
Uber to offer lower cost rides via hybrids

Amazon Finds The Droids It's Looking For

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Yesterday, Amazon announced its acquisition of Kiva Systems, Inc. for around $775 million in cash. Kiva makes warehouse robots. They're sturdy, orange little droids shaped like a toaster on its side, and the various models can lift and carry 1,000 pounds or more. Kiva's automatons and control software help warehouses...
Amazon Finds The Droids It's Looking For

ARM wins more Big.Little licensees

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More companies have signed on for ARM's Big.Little chip design technology, which mixes low-power and power-hungry cores for more efficient energy use of chips in smartphones, tablets, servers and other equipment.Seventeen companies have so far licensed Big.Little, ARM said in a statement Wednesday. That is a jump from seven...
ARM wins more Big.Little licensees

Spectrum revenue

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Juliette Garside (Report, 16 March) suggests George Osborne could have got £3bn more than he did selling the 4G spectrum. Whatever the benefit to the public purse it was always a myth that the public would benefit from this sale since whatever was paid for 4G by the operators would...
Spectrum revenue

Feature phone-focused biNu closes $4.3m Series A, adding 500 Startups and others

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We wrote about biNu back in August, when it announced it had secured $2 million from Eric Schmidt’s Tomorrow Ventures and others, and now the emerging market-focused mobile startup has closed its Series A round having raised a total of $4.3 million. The additional injection of capital comes from a range of...
Feature phone-focused biNu closes $4.3m Series A, adding 500 Startups and others
Apple curved battery patent filings hint at future iOS device designs
Tempo AI comes up with a smart calendar that keeps you on time and organized

Binu lands $2m Series A funding led by TomorrowVentures to bring the benefits of apps to 'dumb phones'

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Australia-based biNu, a mobile startup that brings smartphone-like experiences to ‘dumb phones’, has closed a $2 million round of Series A funding which included participation from Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures and private investors in the US and Australia. The 18-month old firm, which is based in Sydney, is focused on bringing an...
Binu lands $2m Series A funding led by TomorrowVentures to bring the benefits of apps to 'dumb phones'
Apple seeks patents on curved and irregular batteries, hinting at new devices

US bill would sell airwaves from DOD, more to companies

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A newly proposed Congressional bill on Thursday would set the terms to shift government frequencies to the private world. Known as the Efficient Use of Government Spectrum Act, it would demand that the FCC include airwaves between 1,755MHz and 1,780MHz in the same auction as one covering the 2,155MHz to...
US bill would sell airwaves from DOD, more to companies

Why The Tech Industry Isn't As Green As It Says It Is

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High-tech companies like to portray their industry as the greenest of industries - saving everything from paper to business travel. But tech companies continue to be major sources of pollution and waste. These facts have to the fore once again in a yearlong New York Times investigation that found huge...
Why The Tech Industry Isn't As Green As It Says It Is

RelayRides Founder Shelby Clark Steps Down From Day-To-Day Role, Will Remain On The Board

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RelayRides founder and chief community officer Shelby Clark announced today that he is leaving his day-to-day role with the company, but will remain on the company’s board of directors. The move comes as the company has added and promoted a bunch of executives with more operational experience, and as Clark...
RelayRides Founder Shelby Clark Steps Down From Day-To-Day Role, Will Remain On The Board
Will Regulations Kill The Sharing Economy?

Nvidia, Citrix crank up virtual desktop delivery

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Improvements to Nvidia's virtualization technology are aimed at turning graphics processors into a more important resource in data centers and could speed deployment of virtual desktops and delivery of data over the cloud. The graphics company Tuesday announced improvements to its VGX technology, which virtualizes the GPU and makes...
Nvidia, Citrix crank up virtual desktop delivery
The Future Of Fractional Ownership
Windows Phone 8 introduces new Start screen
Education is changing. But what's not going away? Face-to-face interactions
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