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Google Play’s Android app fire sale includes GTA III, NBA Jam, Mass Effect

We're A Month Away From The iPhone 5, And There's A Big iPhone Fire Sale Going On Now (AAPL)

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Now that we're less than a month away from Apple's next iPhone unveiling, retailers are discounting the iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 by as much as $50. As All Things D notes, Target is now selling the iPhone 4S for $179.99 and Best Buy is selling the iPhone 4 for...
We're A Month Away From The iPhone 5, And There's A Big iPhone Fire Sale Going On Now (AAPL)

With Digital Media On The Rise, Disney Investment Arm Steamboat Ventures Raises $85 Million Fund

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Well here’s a small bit of news before we enter the long holiday weekend: Disney’s investment arm, Steamboat Ventures, has raised a new $85 million fund, according to an SEC filing. The new money will allow Steamboat — and by extension, Disney — to continue making investments in digital media,...
With Digital Media On The Rise, Disney Investment Arm Steamboat Ventures Raises $85 Million Fund
Groupon Stock Goes On Fire Sale, But What Went So Wrong?

Betaworks Buys Digg Assets and John Borthwick Becomes CEO

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The remaining assets of social news aggregator Digg — its site and brand — are being sold to Betaworks, the New York-based technology studio. Betaworks CEO John Borthwick will become CEO of the new Digg. Once massive and influential, seven-year-old Digg had receded in recent times, but still had more than...
Betaworks Buys Digg Assets and John Borthwick Becomes CEO

News Corp chief digital officer Jonathan Miller to leave company

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Miller had overseen company's failed relaunch of MySpace as well as its involvement in Hulu and Roku streaming productsJonathan Miller, chief digital officer of News Corporation, is leaving the company at the end of September as he seeks a more hands-on role with a standalone firm.Thursday's announcement comes as News...
News Corp chief digital officer Jonathan Miller to leave company

Playerize Acquires Adknowledge's Super Rewards To Get Game Makers More Dollars

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Three years ago Adknowledge paid $50 million to buy game monetizer Super Rewards. But then its founder bought it back and today sold it to user acquisition service Playerize. Super Rewards’ embeddable paywall for developers lets gamers score virtual goods and currency by buying offers, completing surveys, and watching branded...
Playerize Acquires Adknowledge's Super Rewards To Get Game Makers More Dollars

HP's Todd Bradley isn't impressed by Surface, doesn't see it as competition

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Microsoft was warned of how its homegrown tablet might impact OEM relationships, and even acknowledged the challenge itself, but HP doesn't see it the same way. In a recent interview, the head of HP's PC arm Todd Bradley repeated the company's unconcerned stance -- if a little more bluntly...
HP's Todd Bradley isn't impressed by Surface, doesn't see it as competition
Digg sells to Betaworks for the fire sale price of... $500K
HP releases Android kernel source for TouchPad to CyanogenMod team

Detroit Tigers continue their fire sale

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Detroit Tigers continue their fire sale

Analysts wary of Microsoft tablet 'fire sale'

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Microsoft could make waves selling its Surface tablet on the cheap, but that could cause irreparable damage to its relationship with partners. [Read more]...
Analysts wary of Microsoft tablet 'fire sale'
Google puts Motorola's smartphone laptop dock out to pasture

Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit

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I recently had lunch with Mark Leslie, a successful entrepreneur and CEO, who now teaches at Stanford and works with startups, often as a board member. He told me about a paper he and a colleague published in Harvard Business Review called The Sales Learning Curve. I read the paper...
Revenue Traction Doesn't Mean Product Market Fit
VMware will hate this: Amazon slashes cloud prices up to 28 percent

Amazon Starts Fire Sale on Kindle DX

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The Kindle DX is now $269....
Amazon Starts Fire Sale on Kindle DX

Clear Talk latest beneficiary of Verizon's 700Mhz spectrum fire sale

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After horse-trading with the FCC and DOJ to gain AWS spectrum from cable venture SpectrumCo in exchange for its 700MHz A and B bands, Verizon has found another taker: Clear Talk, who just signed an agreement to purchase 10 lower B-block licenses. That follows an agreement with Nortex in...
Clear Talk latest beneficiary of Verizon's 700Mhz spectrum fire sale

IF HP Has A Fire Sale, What Should Go?

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While Hewlett-Packard says it "continues to evaluate" the sale of underperforming businesses, the company's cash flow problem will make the shedding of assets unavoidable. So what's likely to head to the auction block? Everything from notebooks and desktop PCs to Itanium servers and tape drives that have been draining assets...
IF HP Has A Fire Sale, What Should Go?
Sony Tablet S updated with Guest Mode and other features from new Xperia Tablet S
Kindle DX price drop: At $269, these babies are making way for new stock

HP gifts Android test kernel for TouchPad to CyanogenMod team

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When HP was getting rid of the last of its TouchPad stock in a $99 fire sale last year, it accidentally got rid of a few tablets running an unpublished, internal build of Android (the TouchPad runs webOS natively), immediately drawing the attention of the hacker community. Following complaints...
HP gifts Android test kernel for TouchPad to CyanogenMod team

Verizon is selling its spectrum, but is anyone buying?

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On April 19, Verizon Wireless surprised many people by announcing that it would sell its 700MHz A-and B-block holdings if the Federal Communications Commission approves its proposed $3.9 billion purchase of SpectrumCo and Cox Communications’ Advanced Wireless Spectrum (AWS) holdings (as well as a smaller spectrum swap with Leap...
Verizon is selling its spectrum, but is anyone buying?

Variety doubles down on digital -- drops paywall in what it calls "end of an error"

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Jay Penske, who bought the century-old Hollywood tabloid Variety in a fire sale last year, has clearly gotten religion about the power of the web — which isn’t surprising, since his Deadline Hollywood site is likely one of the factors that helped bring about Variety’s demise. So it shouldn’t come...
Variety doubles down on digital -- drops paywall in what it calls "end of an error"
Secrecy: The Real Reason Taking Dell Private Makes Sense

Press Start: Gearbox buys Homeworld, Nordic Games buys Darksiders and more

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Plus, Xbox 720 rumour round-up, new Vlambeer cloning row, and games industry event planned in lovely Leamington SpaA selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.Gearbox Software has acquired the Homeworld franchise | GamasutraThe intergalactic real-time strategy sim is now in the company of Borderlands and Aliens: Colonial Marines...
Press Start: Gearbox buys Homeworld, Nordic Games buys Darksiders and more

Apple notebook fire sale continues with $1,499 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display

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The entry-level price for an Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display has been unofficially slashed by $200 to just $1,499, as the company continues to work with its indirect sales channel to push units on the back of a lackluster quarter for Mac sales in general....
Apple notebook fire sale continues with $1,499 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display
Android tablets lag even defunct HP TouchPad in downloading USA Today's app

EMI Was Actively Giving Away MP3s It Accused Michael Roberston Of Downloading Illegally

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You may recall EMI / Capitol Records ongoing lawsuit against MP3Tunes and its founder/CEO Michael Robertson. The initial ruling in that case went almost entirely against EMI, with one small exception that we'll get to soon. EMI asked the court to reconsider the ruling, claiming that it had made some...
EMI Was Actively Giving Away MP3s It Accused Michael Roberston Of Downloading Illegally

Photobucket Is Looking To Raise $9.5 Million In New Equity Funding Round

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Photobucket, the longstanding photo and video sharing site, is raising $9.57 million in a new equity funding round, according to regulatory documents filed this week with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The document indicates that $5.6 million of the round has been committed as of March 11, leaving some $2.9...
Photobucket Is Looking To Raise $9.5 Million In New Equity Funding Round
PS Vita fire sale in Sony stores could signal plans to axe 3G model
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