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LuckyLabs takes on $3.5M more to grow its stable of mobile games

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Yesterday, LuckyLabs filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has raised a $3.5 million round of funding. If you want to check the raw filing, head here. TNW reached out to the company, which subsequently confirmed the round, and provided insight into why the company took on the...
LuckyLabs takes on $3.5M more to grow its stable of mobile games
Foxconn workers rise up against security guards, dozens arrested

CHART OF THE DAY: Google Is Spending Billions On Data Centers

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Google is under attack from a lot of different directions. Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks are collecting data about users and their relationships that Google doesn't have. The smartphone explosion means that more people are getting info from apps, which could drive them away from Google's Web services....
CHART OF THE DAY: Google Is Spending Billions On Data Centers
Living on a Stream: The Rise of Real-Time Video

How Facebook's Zucked-up IPO just killed the tech bubble

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It was supposed to be the mother of all tech IPOs. Instead of fueling a explosion of dot-com-style madness, Facebook's tepid IPO has kiboshed the nascent tech bubble, at least for now. [Read more]...
How Facebook's Zucked-up IPO just killed the tech bubble
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Twitter Testing Two-Step Authorisation To Foil Hacking Attempts

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Will this move flip hackers the bird? Wired is reporting that Twitter is testing out two-step authorization on its site with a view to rolling it out incrementally to all its users. The move comes 24 hours too late for Associated Press, whose Twitter feed was hacked via an...
Twitter Testing Two-Step Authorisation To Foil Hacking Attempts
Mozilla CEO on mobile web openness: “We have to do better.”

The FLA Now says Apple’s Foxconn factories have ‘tons of issues’

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The Fair Labor Association group tasked with auditing a Foxconn Technology Group plant in Shenzhen, China has found a ‘ton of issues’ that need fixing, according to a report from Bloomberg. This report is interesting in light of the fact that Auret van Heerden, the president of the FLA, has already made...
The FLA Now says Apple’s Foxconn factories have ‘tons of issues’

Android This Week: Skyfire Drops BlackBerry; Droid Incredible Emerges; Nexus One Turns Profit for Google

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Android is fast becoming the smartphone platform du jour, as mobile browser Skyfire’s decision this week to drop development of its browser for the BlackBerry to concentrate on Android makes clear. As to why, Skyfire’s reasoning, as laid out on its blog, sums it up best: We see Android as...
Android This Week: Skyfire Drops BlackBerry; Droid Incredible Emerges; Nexus One Turns Profit for Google
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Injured Shanghai workers say Apple visited factory hours before explosion

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Employees hurt in December blast claim management warned them not to speak with inspectors [Read more]...
Injured Shanghai workers say Apple visited factory hours before explosion

Principle of Explosion

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Principle of Explosion
Get ready for more media hacks, Twitter warns

IBM Takes a Big Data Approach to Security

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Smartphones, cloud computing and the data explosion promise a revolution in communications, cost-savings and knowledge discovery. But those technology advances also open the door to a host of new security threats. I.B.M. is introducing new security products that rely on Big Data technology to tackle the data-security problem....
IBM Takes a Big Data Approach to Security

Microsoft: Consumers Will Force Enterprises to Adopt Windows 8

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CIOs and managers who answer to CIOs attended the keynote sessions at the CeBIT conference in Hannover yesterday expecting Microsoft to explain to them, for the first time, where the business value in Windows 8 will come from. What they got may have been a bit of a shock:...
Microsoft: Consumers Will Force Enterprises to Adopt Windows 8

Thief urinates on transformer, gets burns, jail

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A copper thief is jailed for a year after he and an accomplice drain conductors at a sub-station of oil and he then urinates against the transformer, causing an explosion. [Read more]...
Thief urinates on transformer, gets burns, jail

Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage

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These charts are from the new Future of Mobile slide deck. The deck was produced by Henry Blodget and the team at BI Intelligence, a research and analysis service focused on mobile computing and the Internet. Please check out the full Future of Mobile deck here. All of the charts and data in the report are...
Here's How The Growth Of Mobile Is Leading To An Explosion In Usage

Sony Entertainment's Michael Lynton praises the DVR for enabling an 'explosion in creativity'

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Michael Lynton, CEO of Sony Entertainment, has taken the stage here in Dana Point, California for this year's D:Dive Into Media, speaking candidly about his outfit's use of social media to advertise, and more importantly, how modern technology is impacting meaningful change on the creative side of things. Citing...
Sony Entertainment's Michael Lynton praises the DVR for enabling an 'explosion in creativity'

Withings WiFi scale syncs weight with BodyMedia site, won't let you hide from the truth

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Are you using a Withings WiFi Body Scale to monitor your weight-loss efforts? Are you also using a BodyMedia FIT Armband to track your activity and calories burned? Get ready for a body-stat explosion, because now you can pair the two devices to streamline all that info on your...
Withings WiFi scale syncs weight with BodyMedia site, won't let you hide from the truth

Study finds there are nearly 2.5X more gamers since 2008

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A new study has found that the number of gamers in the US has grown from 56 million in 2008 to 135 million in 2011. The 241 percent increase is thanks largely to the explosion of new online and mobile gaming platforms, including those on social networks and smartphones. Parks...
Study finds there are nearly 2.5X more gamers since 2008

Polaris Ventures Closing Dogpatch Labs Locations In New York And Palo Alto, Says No Change In Investment Strategy

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Polaris Venture Partners plans to close two of its Dogpatch Labs incubator spaces — specifically the ones in Palo Alto and New York — while refining the approach in its two remaining locations. The news was first reported in a story on Xconomy. I called John Lacey, the firm’s director...
Polaris Ventures Closing Dogpatch Labs Locations In New York And Palo Alto, Says No Change In Investment Strategy

The Coming Data Explosion ~ http://j.mp/aadLSq

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The Coming Data Explosion ~ http://j.mp/aadLSq
CHART: How Mobile Coupons Are Driving An Explosion In Mobile Commerce

Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button

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In 2010, Techcrunch broke the news that Facebook was going to release a “Like” button for the whole darn Internet. Now, TechCrunch has learned Facebook is considering a “Hate” button as well. According to Facebook’s S-1 filing, users are now generating 2.7 billion Likes and Comments per day. With the...
Facebook Considers Adding The Hate Button
5 Mobile Payments Data Points That Will Blow Your Mind

Until Yesterday, Kickstarter Had No $1 Million Projects—Today, It Has 2

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It's been a huge day for the crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter, which saw its two most-backed projects reach $1 million in pledges within four hours of each other yesterday. The first project to reach the one-million-dollar threshhold was the Elevation Dock, an iPhone dock, which got its million from more than...
Until Yesterday, Kickstarter Had No $1 Million Projects—Today, It Has 2

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Windows 8 sales have been 'slow going,' Microsoft said to be blaming OEMs

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We've already heard about Windows RT's "modest" beginning, and now there's talk full-blown Windows 8 ain't flying off the shelves either. According to MS aficionado Paul Thurrott and his insider sources, uptake of the new OS isn't hitting Redmond's targets, with the blame being put on OEMs and their...
Windows 8 sales have been 'slow going,' Microsoft said to be blaming OEMs
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