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10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Bloomberg reports that Apple will launch a smaller, cheaper iPad later this year. The new iPad is expected to be 7 or 8 inches. The Wall Street Journal also reports Apple is preparing to release a new iPad that is smaller than 8 inches sometime...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Amazon giving away 'tens of millions of dollars' in virtual money with launch of Amazon Coins

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Amazon launched its first digital currency today with a giveaway: 500 free Amazon Coins for every Kindle Fire customer. The coins, which are worth $5, can be used to buy games, app, and in-app purchases. Kindle Fire customers...
Amazon giving away 'tens of millions of dollars' in virtual money with launch of Amazon Coins

VMware Official Fires Back at Open Source Cloud Vendors

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After all the talk of open source clouds news from the past few weeks, VMware officials have finally responded....
VMware Official Fires Back at Open Source Cloud Vendors

iPad Hands-On: New York Times Fires Up Video, We Take Requests Via Twitter [Video] - Fast Company ~http://bit.ly/b7IiCs

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iPad Hands-On: New York Times Fires Up Video, We Take Requests Via Twitter [Video] - Fast Company ~http://bit.ly/b7IiCs

Apple Fires Maps Manager

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Now that Apple SVP Eddy Cue has had some time to assess the debacle that was the iOS 6 Maps launch, he’s taking decisive steps to make sure it never happens again. He’s fired Rich Williamson, the guy who oversaw the development of Apple’s mobile mapping software, which launched with...
Apple Fires Maps Manager

How To Light Two Kinds Of Fires

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How To Light Two Kinds Of Fires
iPad 2 said to have extinguished Kindle Fire demand
Too bad to be fake: Amazon's new Kindle Fire spotted? [Photo]

Amazon Rides Kindle Fire to Huge Growth, but Profits Are Down

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Amazon is growing fast. But that growth is outpacing its ability to make money, if the company’s quarterly results are any indication. Virtually every area of the company experienced double-digit growth over the same period a year earlier. Net sales were up 35% to $17.4 billion in total revenue....
Amazon Rides Kindle Fire to Huge Growth, but Profits Are Down

It seems to me that unlike so many other Apple rivals, Amazon...

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It seems to me that unlike so many other Apple rivals, Amazon actually does a good job with buzz surrounding their events. Tonight, they debuted a commercial during the NFL kickoff that clearly teases out some new Kindles (the current Kindle Touch readers have a silver bezel, not the charcoal...
It seems to me that unlike so many other Apple rivals, Amazon...

If Amazon sold 5 million Kindle Fires in 9 months, the Kindle Fire 2′s job could be a nightmare

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Amazon this week announced its Kindle Fire tablet has “Sold Out” after first going on sale on November 15 in the US. The company also revealed the device was its most successful product launch in the history of the American retail website. Unsurprisingly, Amazon didn’t release sales figures, but it...
If Amazon sold 5 million Kindle Fires in 9 months, the Kindle Fire 2′s job could be a nightmare

BIG WIN FOR MICROSOFT: Bing Is The Default Search Engine On The Kindle Fire HD (GOOG, MSFT)

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It appears as though Microsoft has landed a nice win for its search engine, Bing. Eliane Fiolet at UberGizmo got some hands on time with the Fire HD and mentioned that "The search box is powered by Bing." Previously, Google powered web searches on the Kindle Fire. So, it looks...
BIG WIN FOR MICROSOFT: Bing Is The Default Search Engine On The Kindle Fire HD (GOOG, MSFT)
MightyText brings SMS to the tablet, passes 1M users

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

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Of course, today's event wasn't just about the Fires. Amazon's still got a dog in the devoted e-reader race as well. The big news here, of course, is the company's entry into the world of lighted E Ink readers -- coming several months after the release of Barnes &...
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader

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Amazon announced at a press conference Thursday four new tablets and one new ereader, the Kindle Paperwhite, as well as Kindle Serials a feature where  users can buy a serialized publication that will update automatically. Despite rumors, Amazon did not announce a smartphone. GigaOM’s Laura Owen live blogged from the LA...
Amazon's September harvest: new HD Kindle Fires, Paperwhite ereader
iFixit tears down Kindle Fire HD, finds completely new internals

Facebook fires back at Yahoo, says it infringed 10 patents

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Facebook has denied Yahoo's claims of patent infringement and shot back with counterclaims that Yahoo infringed 10 Facebook patents....
Facebook fires back at Yahoo, says it infringed 10 patents

Amazon Is Going To Step Up Its Assault On The iPad This Year With Three More Kindle Fires (AMZN, GOOG, AAPL)

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Amazon is preparing to release three Kindle Fires this year, reports Chinese news org CENS. The plan is to have a high-end 7-inch model, a low-end 7-inch model, and then a high-end 8.9-inch model. We've been hearing about a bigger Kindle Fire for a while now. The split 7-inch...
Amazon Is Going To Step Up Its Assault On The iPad This Year With Three More Kindle Fires (AMZN, GOOG, AAPL)

This Tesla coil gun will shock you

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Inspired by a graphic novel, one author-turned-mad-scientist creates a steampunk shooter that fires sparks in the name of science. [Read more]...
This Tesla coil gun will shock you

This Christmas, Buyers Were Stocking Up on Tablets

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Photo: Kitch Bain / Shutterstock.com; Illustration: AllThingsDIt looks like those predictions that tablets would be a popular holiday gift proved true. According to analytics firm Flurry, at least 17.4 million iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day, up from the average of 4 million devices that Flurry saw...
This Christmas, Buyers Were Stocking Up on Tablets

How The iPad Totally Changed The World In Just Three Years (AAPL)

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Apple's iPad was released to the world three years ago on April 3, 2010. At the time, a lot of people were underwhelmed. We even called it a "big yawn," and said, "Jobs introduced something that is probably going to sell in the range of a few million units this...
How The iPad Totally Changed The World In Just Three Years (AAPL)

Flurry: Amazon’s Kindle Fire Is Already Starting To Smoke Samsung’s Galaxy Tab

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Wuh oh, Samsung — better watch your tail. While Apple might not be seeing any impact (be it positive or negative) on iPad sales from the launch of the Kindle Fire, Samsung’s Galaxy Tab ought to be feeling the heat. Tapping into the data provided by their app analytics platform...
Flurry: Amazon’s Kindle Fire Is Already Starting To Smoke Samsung’s Galaxy Tab
Reuters fires social media editor charged with helping hackers

Kindle sales reach new record, whatever that means

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>Amazon announced this morning that Cyber Monday was the biggest day on record for Kindle sales, and sales of the devices over the holiday shopping weekend were more than double the record set during the same weekend last year. However, the company is sticking to its tradition of not disclosing...
Kindle sales reach new record, whatever that means

SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion

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Given that "City" is in the name, SimCity has always felt like a title in need of a social platform. Fast forward a score or so since its inception, and fate seems to have finally played out. SimCity Social was just announced at E3 today, bringing the heralded city-building...
SimCity Social finds a home on Facebook, destiny winks in approving fashion
Samsung supplier accused of forced overtime and hiring underage workers, even after audit
Smartphone ad impressions show most growth, feature phones bottom out

The New Kindle Fires Will Display Ads On Their Lock Screens (AMZN)

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The new Kindle Fire tablets will show Amazon's Special Offers ads when the display is locked, reports The Verge. While this isn't a new strategy for Amazon (the regular Kindles have come with ads for quite a while), it's brand-new to the Kindle Fire. There's no mention of a way...
The New Kindle Fires Will Display Ads On Their Lock Screens (AMZN)

Compute Engine v. Azure: Is Google’s offering really 50% cheaper?

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Today at its I/O event, Google announced Compute Engine, a Infrastructure as a Service product to complement its Platform as a Service App Engine offering. You can read details of the product here. In this post, we are going to examine a claim that the company made on stage, and...
Compute Engine v. Azure: Is Google’s offering really 50% cheaper?

DeHood: A Location-Based Social Network for Your Neighborhood

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The current crop of location-based social networks mostly focuses on getting users to "check in" and share tips about local venues like restaurants, stores and coffee shops. DeHood, which officially launched earlier today, wants to bring a bit more value to its users by going beyond check-ins. The new location-based...
DeHood: A Location-Based Social Network for Your Neighborhood
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