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Potential Apple/Goodreads Partnership Quashed by Amazon Acquisition

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Before Amazon's acquisition of Goodreads earlier this year, Apple had been talking to the company about a partnership between Goodreads and Apple's iBookstore. However, once Amazon got into acquisition talks with Goodreads, those talks with Apple broke off, The Wall Street Journal is reporting. Over the past year, Apple and...
Potential Apple/Goodreads Partnership Quashed by Amazon Acquisition
'Fish Out Of Water' is an insanely addictive game from the team behind 'Jetpack Joyride'

Survey Shows Pre-Launch Demand for Apple's iWatch on Par With iPad

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A new ChangeWave survey shows that consumers have a similar level of interest in buying a rumored Apple iWatch, as were interested in buying an Apple tablet just before the iPad was announced. 19% of respondents indicated they are 'very' or 'somewhat' likely to buy an iWatch, with current Apple...
Survey Shows Pre-Launch Demand for Apple's iWatch on Par With iPad
Nara gets $3M more to organize and personalize the Web just for you

Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

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Mobile app developers using Google’s AdMob ad network will start seeing a new version that has been rebuilt “in a ground up sort of way,” according to Jonathan Alferness, director of product management for mobile ads. The update, which starts rolling out today, also brings AdMob more in line with...
Google Announces Rebuilt AdMob Developer Tools With Smarter App Promotion, Local Currency Support

Apple Adds 'Download Later' Option to Large Purchases on Mobile iTunes Store

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Apple has added a new 'download later' prompt to large media purchases made in iTunes or on the mobile iTunes Store, reports Macworld. The new prompt appears when purchasing movies, TV shows, TV Season Passes, full TV seasons, movie bundles, and music box sets. When purchasing any of the above...
Apple Adds 'Download Later' Option to Large Purchases on Mobile iTunes Store

Cut the Rope Time Travel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Rooftop Run, Fish Out Of Water and more on this week's top paid apps charts

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Since its launch last Thursday, Developer Zeptolab’s latest game Cut the Rope: Time Travel (here’s our review) sliced its way to the top of the iOS paid apps charts, fast forwarding to the No. 1 spot on the top paid iPhone apps chart and the No. 3 spot on the top paid iPad...
Cut the Rope Time Travel, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Rooftop Run, Fish Out Of Water and more on this week's top paid apps charts
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Apple Director of Graphics Architecture Is Second Chip Executive Hired Away by AMD

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AMD has hired away another executive from Apple, CNET is reporting. Raja Koduri, Apple's former director of graphics architecture, has been rehired by AMD as Corporate Vice President of Visual Computing after four years with Apple. Koduri joined Apple from AMD in April 2009 as part of the electronics giant's...
Apple Director of Graphics Architecture Is Second Chip Executive Hired Away by AMD
The future of Netflix isn’t just streaming — it’s original programming
RadioShack Now Offering Mac Accessories

What the Rise of Original Web Shows Means for TV's Future

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Snatch up all the set-top boxes, smart HDTVs and second screen apps you want. The future of television will still, at its core, be about one thing: content. All of the stakeholders realize this, from legacy players such as networks and cable operators to new entrants including streaming services...
What the Rise of Original Web Shows Means for TV's Future
Apple Donates $8 Million to Chinese Earthquake Victims
Macintosh Icon Designer Reflects On Her Work at Apple

Fish out of Water! - App review

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iOS, 69pWho doesn't love skimming stones? Standing on the side of a tranquil expanse of water, launching a perfectly weighted projectile and watching it hop from point to point before disappearing beneath the surface. Indeed it's a surprise that it's taken an app developer so long to latch on to...
Fish out of Water! - App review
Why I Wish The New Google Movie "The Internship" Was Actually True

The Perfect Fit: How Startups Can Avoid Hiring The Wrong Execs

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Earlier in the week we mentioned a preview of a presentation Steve Blank is giving this Friday at the Startup Lessons Learned conference in which he describes how startups and larger companies are unique and have differing needs. One the ways they distinguish themselves from one another is that the...
The Perfect Fit: How Startups Can Avoid Hiring The Wrong Execs

Apple Returns 5-8 Million Defective iPhones to Foxconn?

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According to reports over the weekend from China Business [Google translation] and China Times [Google translation], Apple last month returned at least five million and perhaps as many as eight million iPhones to manufacturing partner Foxconn due to defects in either appearance or operation. The reports indicate that it will...
Apple Returns 5-8 Million Defective iPhones to Foxconn?

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle

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It has only been a few days since the release of Arrested Development on Netflix, but the fourth season of the series has already exceeded the company’s expectations. In an interview at the D11 conference, CEO Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos talked about the company’s plans for...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle

Halfbrick discusses success in China, a major update to Fruit Ninja, and new game Fish Out of Water

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Halfbrick’s two mobile gaming hits, Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, are, by all accounts, established rockstars of the mobile gaming world. The company added its third title — Fish Out of Water – last month, and early signs suggest it may have another runaway success on its hands once it launches...
Halfbrick discusses success in China, a major update to Fruit Ninja, and new game Fish Out of Water

Apple's iPad reclaims lost market share while Android flops like a fish out of water

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We love Android just as much as the next person, but the sobering fact in the tablet market is that Apple’s iPad is in a league of its own. Not necessarily in terms of features and functionality, mind you, but if tallying up the market share numbers, you’ll quickly discover...
Apple's iPad reclaims lost market share while Android flops like a fish out of water
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