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Citrix Splits With OpenStack, Takes Cloud to Apache
Android now powers 75% of all smartphones sold. Are we heading towards a Google monopoly?

Facebook Says Growth Of Mobile Users Threatens Its Ad Revenue

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Facebook's IPO filing with the SEC states that the massive growth in users accessing the social network from mobile devices actually poses a risk to its revenue model, which is heavily dependent on advertising. The company warned in its risks section: Growth in use of Facebook through our mobile...
Facebook Says Growth Of Mobile Users Threatens Its Ad Revenue
GitHub Pages migrating to a new, more secure domain

Apple announces iPad mini launch event for October 23rd -- we'll be there live!

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Apple has just invited members of the press to attend a product launch on October 23rd, where we assume the long-rumored iPad mini will be unveiled. The event will go down merely weeks after Apple took the wraps off of the iPhone 5 (and strangely enough, the Foo Fighters...
Apple announces iPad mini launch event for October 23rd -- we'll be there live!

The New iPad Launches In China Without Incident

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Apple product launches in China traditionally draw big crowds. Thousands of prospective buyers (and scammers) usually amass outside Apple Stores, all hoping for a chance to buy the latest iDevice. This time around Apple turned to a reservation lottery system to curb some of the chaos. It seemed to work....
The New iPad Launches In China Without Incident

New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

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The New York Times announced this morning that its paywall is coming down from the videos section of its website, meaning that you can now enjoy more than 10 videos per month about vegetable caramelization best practices. The free access comes at the price of advertiser content, of course,...
New York Times videos now exempt from paywall, free 'for the foreseeable future'

Samsung's Epic Game Of Follow The Leader

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Samsung is turning the smartphone market in to one giant game of Simon Says. Samsung says stand on one foot. Samsung says make bigger phones. Samsung says to make smartphones available to all carriers. Sue the South Korean smartphone manufacturer in every patent court on the planet... Oh, we didn't say...
Samsung's Epic Game Of Follow The Leader

Facebook Details Its Fear That Mobile Ads May Damage Revenues (FB)

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Facebook has put more detail on its fears that the transition to mobile usage may hurt its revenue growth. Generally, mobile ads are cheaper than display ads, and they compete for advertisers with web ads. The additional supply and lower price can have the effect of reducing the number of...
Facebook Details Its Fear That Mobile Ads May Damage Revenues (FB)

Firm slaps $1001 target on Apple shares ahead of $100B integrated television opportunity

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Arguing that Apple's dominance of the consumer electronics market is positioned to go unchecked for the foreseeable future, Topeka Capital Markets on Monday initiated coverage of the iPad maker with a staggering $1001 price target on the company's shares....
Firm slaps $1001 target on Apple shares ahead of $100B integrated television opportunity

Mobile boom means big challenges for Vevo's global roll-out

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Music video service Vevo will soon launch in three more western European countries, declaring most online videos will ultimately be viewed on mobile. But, although the service sees no problem heading to emerging young markets, high costs will keep it out of Germany for the foreseeable future. “We’re about to...
Mobile boom means big challenges for Vevo's global roll-out

Director Of National Intelligence Admits That There's Little Risk Of A 'Cyber Pearl Harbor'

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We've been pointing out for years that all the talk about "cyberattacks" and "cybersecurity" appear to be FUD, mostly designed to scare up money for "defense" contractors looking for a new digital angle. And yet, we keep seeing fear-mongering report after fear mongering report insisting that we're facing imminent threats...
Director Of National Intelligence Admits That There's Little Risk Of A 'Cyber Pearl Harbor'
Google Now may soon be headed to PCs

Intel: Keeping up with Moore's Law is becoming a challenge

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Intel will advance Moore's Law for the foreseeable future, but keeping up with it is becoming more challenging as chip geometries shrink, according to a company executive. Moore's Law is based on a theory that the number of transistors that can be placed on silicon doubles every two years,...
Intel: Keeping up with Moore's Law is becoming a challenge
Facebook's mobile-only user base up 24%, now 126M people
Indie game roundup: Runner 2, The Bridge, and Leap Day
Google rolls out improved developer console, adds user ratings analytics, automatic translations

Facebook anticipates growth happening in mobile usage rather than through personal computers

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Facebook expects the mobile device to be the secret to its growth in the foreseeable future. In its 10-Q filing today, the social network said that it anticipates that the rate of growth in mobile usage will “exceed the growth in usage through personal computers for the foreseeable future”. This...
Facebook anticipates growth happening in mobile usage rather than through personal computers

VLC Multimedia Player Shows Changing Open Source License Is Hard, But Possible

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Licenses lie at the heart of open source -- and many other kinds of "open" too. That's because they are used to define the rights of users, and to ensure those rights are passed on -- that the intellectual commons is not enclosed. Their central importance explains in part the...
VLC Multimedia Player Shows Changing Open Source License Is Hard, But Possible

Dell buys network security company SonicWALL, adds nearly 1,000 employees

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Dell this morning announced that it intends to acquire SonicWALL, a provider of network security and data protection solutions. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but Dell is welcoming approximately 950 employees to the company as a result of the deal. SonicWALL, headquartered in California but serving customers...
Dell buys network security company SonicWALL, adds nearly 1,000 employees

New Net Name System Mired in Controversy

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If you want to own your own top-level domain you have until Friday to submit your application (along with the $180,000 fee). Once the deadline passes, that is it for the foreseeable future....
New Net Name System Mired in Controversy

Why Facebook hasn’t overtaken Google in the UK (and won’t for the foreseeable future)

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You may well have seen our data illustrating that Facebook picked up more US Internet visits than Google.com last week (and possibly even seen me talking about it on Channel 4 News). As a consequence of the interest in the American data, a number of people have asked us: what...
Why Facebook hasn’t overtaken Google in the UK (and won’t for the foreseeable future)

Apple's Smartphone Marketshare Expected To Peak At 22% In 2013, Says ABI Research

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iPhone-maker Apple’s share of the smartphone market will peak this year — at just over a fifth (22 per cent) of the global market, says analyst ABI Research. Apple’s share will then remain flat through to 2018 as mobile maker Samsung continues to dominate.  The prediction comes from ABI’s latest Mobile...
Apple's Smartphone Marketshare Expected To Peak At 22% In 2013, Says ABI Research

About.com's New CEO On How To Stay Relevant

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[tc_5min code="517767512"] Even with 84 million uniques each month, About.com tends to fly under the radar. But there is change afoot since IAC bought out About.com from the New York Times last year, most notably the appointment of Neil Vogel as CEO. We brought in Vogel, as well as Chief...
About.com's New CEO On How To Stay Relevant
iPhone's market share said to peak in 2013, remain flat until 2018
iCloud and MobileMe push email ban upheld by German court

AllThingsD: No native BlackBerry 10 Instagram app in sight

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The mobile OS that needs more big name apps to tether their wagons to insure a boost in user adoption is less one key photography app. According to AllThingsD, there is no native Instagram app in development for BB10 handsets -- at least for the foreseeable future. Quoting sources...
AllThingsD: No native BlackBerry 10 Instagram app in sight

Apple is allowed (at long last) to intervene in Lodsys lawsuit against app developers

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On June 9, 2011, Apple filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit instigated by non-practicing entity Lodsys against various app developers. Apple argued that it has a license to the patents Lodsys is asserting, and that its developers are licensed by extension. The concept is called patent exhaustion and...
Apple is allowed (at long last) to intervene in Lodsys lawsuit against app developers
OtterBox Acquires Rival Protective Case Maker LifeProof

We Asked Turn CEO Bill Demas When He Was Going To IPO -- Here's What He Said

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Isn't it about time Turn, the big web advertising buyer, went public? The signs suggest that may be a possibility: The company claims it is the No.1 "demand-side platform" among real-time bidding web ad buyers. A source tells us its annualized revenues are on course for $300 million. It has...
We Asked Turn CEO Bill Demas When He Was Going To IPO -- Here's What He Said
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