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Apple, Proview Will Try to Talk Out iPad Trademark Tussle

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Apple’s battle over the iPad trademark in China could be moving toward resolution. That’s the word from the attorney representing Proview, Apple’s antagonist in the spat, who tells IDG that the two companies have agreed to participate in a mediation session. Meanwhile, the case — a rats’ nest of a...
Apple, Proview Will Try to Talk Out iPad Trademark Tussle

A Former Twitter Executive Just Swept His Wife And Children Away For A 3-Month Costa Rica Sabbatical

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Twitter's former VP of Communications, Sean Garrett, just returned from three months in Costa Rica. His wife quit her job as an up-and-coming financial executive for the trip. Naturally, the experience was amazing -- so amazing that Garrett thinks everyone should make it a priority to take a three month...
A Former Twitter Executive Just Swept His Wife And Children Away For A 3-Month Costa Rica Sabbatical

Mint app for Android tablets released, adds charts and graphs (hands-on)

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Intuit has just brought its Mint personal finance and budgeting app to Android tablets. If you're not familiar with the service, it collects your personal banking, credit, loan, and investment accounts and is designed to help you easily set up a budget and keep your finances in check. The...
Mint app for Android tablets released, adds charts and graphs (hands-on)

Barnes & Noble chairman offers to buy struggling bookseller - can it be saved?

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Company's weakening financial situation has made it vulnerable to takeovers as bookseller reckons with faltering ebook ventureBarnes & Noble was once the Goliath of the book-selling business. Now, next to Apple and Amazon, its falling sales and plan to close 20 stores a year makes it look more like a...
Barnes & Noble chairman offers to buy struggling bookseller - can it be saved?

THE MOST IMPORTANT STORY IN AMERICA: Average Family Net Worth Collapses 40% In 3 Years

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Yesterday, the Fed released its latest Survey of Consumer Finances. The report included a lot of depressing data about the financial situation of average Americans. But nothing was so shocking and depressing as this: The median net worth of American families dropped nearly 40% from 2007 to 2010. Wow. Most...
THE MOST IMPORTANT STORY IN AMERICA: Average Family Net Worth Collapses 40% In 3 Years

Source: OnLive undergoing acquisition in wake of dire financials, laying off 'at least 50 percent' of staff

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After a lot of back and forth from the rumor mill and official OnLive channels, we now have what we believe to be a far clearer view of precisely what is happening right now at OnLive headquarters in Palo Alto. We've spoken with a (now former) employee of the...
Source: OnLive undergoing acquisition in wake of dire financials, laying off 'at least 50 percent' of staff
RIM may need to license BlackBerry 10 to beat competition's 'economy of scale'

Spotify partners with Coke to expand international reach

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Spotify unveiled a global partnership with Coca Cola Wednesday that it says will greatly expand its international reach and exposure, giving it a boost similar to the way its Facebook integration has supercharged sign-ups and usage. Under the deal, Coca Cola will use Spotify to help power its international music campaigns,...
Spotify partners with Coke to expand international reach

Master Hedge Fund of Buddy Fletcher, Ellen Pao’s Husband, Files for Bankruptcy

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(Photo: KPCB) The gender discrimination suit filed by Kleiner Perkins partner Ellen Pao against her employer has hit a potential snag. The hedge fund of Ms. Pao’s husband, Alphonse “Buddy” Fletcher, has filed for bankruptcy, according to Dan Primack at Fortune. Mr. Primack points out that while the bankruptcy and the...
Master Hedge Fund of Buddy Fletcher, Ellen Pao’s Husband, Files for Bankruptcy

Foxconn and Sharp Enter Partnership to Advance LCD Technology

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Sharp today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Foxconn/Hon Hai Precision, seeking to stabilize its own financial situation and fund investments to continue pushing LCD technology forward. Foxconn is of course Apple's primary manufacturing partner for many of its products, while Sharp was reportedly responsible for...
Foxconn and Sharp Enter Partnership to Advance LCD Technology
Kixeye CEO Harbin Fires Back At Zynga For Suing The Cityville GM That Left

Chinese Companies Are Now Squatting On Every Available Trademark

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SHANGHAI (AP) — iPotato, isock, icouch, istove, i-you-name-it. An Internet search for "i'' words from A to Z will turn up just about any combination you might think up, from all over the world, only a handful of them related to Apple Inc. Given its penchant for "iproducts," Apple's...
Chinese Companies Are Now Squatting On Every Available Trademark

What Color Is Your Parachute? Site Suggests a Sugar Daddy to Survive the Fiscal Cliff

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Because you’ve got billz, billz, billz. (Photo: flickr.com/orijinal) Ladiesss! Is the idea that the country might careen over the fiscal cliff, thereby increasing your tax bill in 2013, getting you down? Well, banish any worries about the clowns in our nation’s capital from your pretty little head. The Internet, it...
What Color Is Your Parachute? Site Suggests a Sugar Daddy to Survive the Fiscal Cliff

Bears Stalk HP Shares Ahead of Analyst's Meeting

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Next week Hewlett-Packard will hold an analysts meeting in San Francisco, the main purpose of which will be to offer its forward-looking guidance for the coming fiscal year. Also CEO Meg Whitman, CFO Cathie Lesjak and other senior executives will probably open the corporate kimono a bit and give a...
Bears Stalk HP Shares Ahead of Analyst's Meeting
The exodus continues: Zynga Poker general manager quits
Sony eliminates two divisions, restructures electronics unit

Mobile Phone Companies Talk About EU-Wide Network

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European cell phone operators are in talks that could create a pan-European network. According to a new report, European mobile phone operators from a number of countries are investigating the different ways their systems could be integrated to form a Europe-wide cell phone infrastructure. Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom, Telecom...
Mobile Phone Companies Talk About EU-Wide Network

Credit Sesame Adds Social Comparison Tools, Lets You See How Your Debt Compares With People Like You

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Credit Sesame, the personal finance service (and TechCrunch Disrupt alum), which provides free credit scores and other information aimed at helping consumers get out of debt, is today launching a new feature which will allow users to compare their financial situation to their peers and the market in order to...
Credit Sesame Adds Social Comparison Tools, Lets You See How Your Debt Compares With People Like You
Even Color doesn't know what's happening at Color

Can microscholarships help fix financial aid? Raise Lab tries new model

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As student debt levels reach new highs – the total outstanding debt just topped $1 trillion – it’s hard to argue that the current model of financial aid isn’t in need of a fix. In the past couple of years, startups like Pave, Upstart, Campus Slice and CommonBond have started promoting...
Can microscholarships help fix financial aid? Raise Lab tries new model

Apple Looking to Bring EPIX Movie Streaming to Apple TV, Potential Television Set

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Reuters reports that Apple has been negotiating with movie streaming service EPIX for the rights to stream content to the Apple TV set-top box. According to sources, the deal would also extend to future streaming devices such as the much-rumored Apple television set. Apple, which now sells a $99 set-top...
Apple Looking to Bring EPIX Movie Streaming to Apple TV, Potential Television Set

Why I am happy about TNW organizing their Mexico Startup Awards and you should be too.

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Jorge Madrigal is the Director of Aventura Capital Partners and is helping The Next Web to organize the first edition of our TNW Startup Awards in Mexico, ahead of TNW Conference Latin America in São Paulo this August. In this op-ed, he explains why he decided to support our initiative. Over...
Why I am happy about TNW organizing their Mexico Startup Awards and you should be too.

Engadget's smartphone buyer's guide: spring 2013 edition

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Stepping into a carrier's store can be like a visit to the candy shop for the gadget junkie, but once playtime is over and it's time to choose just one, the decision can get a bit overwhelming. You'll find Android phones that range in size from tiny to massive,...
Engadget's smartphone buyer's guide: spring 2013 edition
A lesson from Nikola Tesla: Entrepreneurship isn't about the money
Credit Karma Raises $30 Million Series B, Becomes More Like Mint As It Expands Beyond Credit Monitoring
Spotify, revenue, and the billion dollar question

SigFig Launches To Be The Data-Driven Financial Planner Of Your Dreams

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Whether you have $10,000 or $10 million dollars, trying to find help to manage your investments can be a minefield. Mid-level financial advisory firms have come under scrutiny for somewhat shady practices — so even though you can certainly find very good advisers there, it can be a crap...
SigFig Launches To Be The Data-Driven Financial Planner Of Your Dreams

Spotify partners with Coke to expand international reach

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Spotify unveiled a global partnership with Coca Cola Wednesday that it says will greatly expand its international reach and exposure, giving it a boost similar to the way its Facebook integration has supercharged sign-ups and usage. Under the deal, Coca Cola will use Spotify to help power its international music campaigns,...
Spotify partners with Coke to expand international reach

One year with solar energy at home: Mostly sunny!

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Just over a year ago, we took the plunge at my house and covered the back roof with solar panels: 41 of them, to be exact. After 12 months, we’ve created 13.8 megawatt hours of electricity while using only 7.59 megawatt hours. The energy surplus becomes a credit on our...
One year with solar energy at home: Mostly sunny!
Samsung estimates record $7.1 billion profit, thanks to the Galaxy S III
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