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How Disruption Works: Job Loss Isn't Really Job Loss

IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

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Unable to close a number of large mainframe and software deals by the end of the quarter, IBM has reported a 5 percent decline in revenue to US$23.4 billion for the first quarter of 2013.Net income for the quarter ending March 31 also shrank for IBM, by 1 percent,...
IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter
Exploring Bastion's canceled planting feature

UK gets official Top 100 music streaming chart next week, Billboard seen crying in the corner

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Used to be, musicians were judged (commercially speaking, of course) by how much radio play they got and how many albums and singles they sold. The UK's answer to Billboard, the Official Charts Company, has seen a future filled with streaming music from services like Spotify, Napster and Deezer...
UK gets official Top 100 music streaming chart next week, Billboard seen crying in the corner
BRACING FOR DISASTER: How Bad Will Apple's Earnings Be?

Microsoft Rumored To Launch Bing Fund Angel Incubator Scheme

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News updates all day from Fast Company.According to well-sourced rumors, Microsoft is poised to reveal Bing Fund, a brand new angel incubator effort. It's not a typical fund, however, and as its name suggests it's actually intended to drive innovation in Microsoft's own Online Services Division (the segment of the...
Microsoft Rumored To Launch Bing Fund Angel Incubator Scheme

Apple Moving Away from Hon Hai may be a Good Thing

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Hon Hai, the world's largest contract manufacturer of electronics suffered their biggest decline in sales in its history, according to a new Bloomberg report. To give this a larger perspective, a new report out of Beijing yesterday stated that "Foxconn's net loss in 2012 was US $316 million, the biggest...
Apple Moving Away from Hon Hai may be a Good Thing

Yes. Another Backup Lecture.

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Daring Fireball: An Ode to DiskWarrior, SuperDuper, and Dropbox Hard drives are fragile. Read as much as you can bear to about how they work, how incredibly precisely they must operate in order to cram so many bits onto such small disks. It’s a miracle to me that they work at...
Yes. Another Backup Lecture.
Aaron Swartz memorial serves as a political call to action

Faceback Hits Back Hard On Yahoo Patent Claims, Countersues Over Its Own Patents: Nuclear War Begins

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It's not surprising, after Yahoo sued Facebook and Facebook stocked up on a bunch more patents, that Facebook would respond with guns blazing at Yahoo for the lawsuit. As we've been arguing for the better part of a decade, in many cases, patents are basically just nuclear stockpiling, where companies...
Faceback Hits Back Hard On Yahoo Patent Claims, Countersues Over Its Own Patents: Nuclear War Begins

iPhone 3GS Finally Arrives to Russia: 9 Months Later and $100 Less Expensive

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Today here in Russia we have finally learned the date when we should expect iPhone 3GS to become officially available in the country as one of the leading local mobile carries and one of the largest electronics retailer have announced that they are initializing the sales this week, on the...
iPhone 3GS Finally Arrives to Russia: 9 Months Later and $100 Less Expensive

Patent Lawsuit Against Google A Strong Probability, Says FTC

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The FTC is expected to sue Google imminently, according to Bloomberg. The report claims that a majority of commissioners believe that the firm broke anti-trust laws when it attempted to block the sale of rivals' devices, saying that Motorola Mobility held patents on technology used by Apple and Microsoft. Although...
Patent Lawsuit Against Google A Strong Probability, Says FTC

Remember webOS? LG Acquires webOS From HP, But Only Plans To Use It In Smart TVs

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Troubled operating system webOS isn’t defunct yet. According to CNET, LG just acquired software, licenses and the team working on webOS from HP. LG plans to implement it in its smart TVs — not in its phones. In yet another surprising event, Palm’s OS will experience a third (or fourth)...
Remember webOS? LG Acquires webOS From HP, But Only Plans To Use It In Smart TVs

Mobile device security plan defended by Army

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The Department of Defense's inspector general has reposted and updated a report critical of the Army's shortcomings in handling cybersecurity for commercial mobile devices, with some changes to correct for what it says were mistakes. However, the basic findings in the reposted report, "Improvements Needed With Tracking and Configuring...
Mobile device security plan defended by Army

For 'Start-Ups,' the Final Round

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Failure is exalted in Silicon Valley as a learning experience, just so long as it's not happening right now. "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," Bravo's much-criticized reality TV series, was a failure with viewers but that might not be the end of the story....
For 'Start-Ups,' the Final Round
Facebook logins still in limbo: Congress doesn't help FCC protect online privacy

Brazil to Arrest Google's Local Chief

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A judge has ordered the arrest of the president of Google's operations in Brazil for failure to remove You Tube videos that attacked a mayoral candidate....
Brazil to Arrest Google's Local Chief

No, Facebook didn’t break the rules by announcing the Instagram acquisition during its quiet period

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We’re not saying that we are the final word on the legal intricacies of going public, and the rules therein, but it looks like Facebook broke no law by announcing its acquisition of Instagram during its quiet period. A company that is going public, after filing, has to endure a protracted period...
No, Facebook didn’t break the rules by announcing the Instagram acquisition during its quiet period

6 Keys to being a blogging failure

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6 Keys to being a blogging failure

"Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of..."

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““Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of the studio, we have suspended development of ‘Bond 23’ indefinitely”” - Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of Eon Productions Ugh....
"Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of..."
Tesla Shares Are Going Bonkers Again (TSLA)

US Government's Failure To Protect Public Privacy Is Driving Business Overseas

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As we've covered over and over again, the US government has made it clear that it wants access to your data. With things like the FISA Amendments Act, ECPA and various other laws, law enforcement plays the FUD card repeatedly, insisting that it needs to be able to go in...
US Government's Failure To Protect Public Privacy Is Driving Business Overseas

Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

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Last Friday, Lot18 made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay. "If you're really not happy, we want to help you find something else to do," says a company spokesperson, who says the...
Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18
This Is How It Feels When Your Startup Fails

Google UK managing director details Nexus 4 supply and communication issues, offers "unreserved apology"

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“Unacceptable,” “Flawed,” “Failure” – those aren’t typically words you’d see attributed to a Google executive. But this was the case when the company’s UK MD Dan Cobley took to Google+ (via Android Central) to explain the issues that hundreds (possibly thousands) of customers have experienced when trying to order a new...
Google UK managing director details Nexus 4 supply and communication issues, offers "unreserved apology"

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
Intel seeks an alternate way into your living room with Atom CE5300 for set-top boxes
After so many hacks, why won't Java just go away?
Failure is a feature: how Google stays sharp gobbling up startups

8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail

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Failure: it's a common theme among start-up founders. In the Silicon Valley, it's almost a badge of honor. But for all the dire statistics out there, what are the real reasons some start ups don't make it? And what lessons can we learn from them? We asked 8 (now) successful...
8 Real-World Stories Of Why Startups Fail
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