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Telefonica's Tu Go shows that, finally, a telco has figured out the value of the app

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Mobile carriers have been fighting against so-called over-the-top (OTT) apps for quite some time now. These are generally third-party apps we’re talking about here, that are called “OTT” because they run on top of the carriers’ data services. The carriers hate OTT apps because – they claim – they don’t...
Telefonica's Tu Go shows that, finally, a telco has figured out the value of the app

Sony announces PS4, touts unification of hardware, software, internet capabilities

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Sony's President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Andrew House on Wednesday introduced the company's next-generation platform, the PlayStation 4, which will use hardware, software and internet...
Sony announces PS4, touts unification of hardware, software, internet capabilities

BlackBerry 10 revealed: RIM finally brings the PlayBook’s magic to phones

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It’s been a long time coming — today we finally got our first glimpse at Research in Motion’s next-generation platform, BlackBerry 10, which aims to breathe new life into the company’s aging smartphones. New RIM CEO Thorsten Heins hit the stage at BlackBerry World in Orlando, Florida today to...
BlackBerry 10 revealed: RIM finally brings the PlayBook’s magic to phones
PlayStation 4: Sony impresses analysts -- others not convinced the next Xbox won't overshadow it

RIM to shut down contact manager Gist on September 15

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RIM is planning to shut down Gist, the personal contact management service that it acquired in February 2011. The service will cease operation on September 15th, and up until that time it is offering methods to switch one’s address book and contacts to other services. It is also recommending other...
RIM to shut down contact manager Gist on September 15
Madison Logic launches scary-good lead-gen platform retargeting your customer database

Open PaaS DotCloud Adds Support For WebSockets, Vertical Scaling And More

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Second generation platform as a service DotCloud has added support for WebSockets, MongoDB 2.0 and vertical scaling in an effort to provide full stack development resources for users. For background, DotCloud’s platform lets developers to build and deploy their applications rapidly by allowing them to customize components and supporting multiple...
Open PaaS DotCloud Adds Support For WebSockets, Vertical Scaling And More
Apple TV 2013 (A1469) Short Review: Analysis of a New A5
RIM heats up as BlackBerry 10 launch nears

Personalization Company Sailthru Acquires TechStars Alum Frame

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New York startup Sailthru has acquired Frame, a TechStars NY alum, for an undisclosed amount. Frame had raised a $225,000 seed round after it graduated from TechStars Seattle in 2010. Angel investors David Tisch and David Cohen (both of Techstars) Todd Warren, and Walt Winshall, as well as Seattle-based seed fund...
Personalization Company Sailthru Acquires TechStars Alum Frame

Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

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Editor’s note: Tien Tzuo is the CEO of Zuora, as well as the former chief strategy officer/chief marketing officer at salesforce.com. You can follow him on Twitter at @tientzuo. Everyone is applauding Oracle and SAP’s cloud acquisitions — RightNow, SuccessFactors, and now Taleo. But the biggest cheers are coming from...
Great Acquisitions! Now Put a Fork in ERP

Green Cars are the Platform, Now Come the Applications

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Today forward thinking developers are eying the iPad — tomorrow they’ll be focused on your family sedan. The next generation of electric cars will fuel up from a smart power grid, have one of several operating systems, will connect to broadband networks provided by wireless carriers and have a charge...
Green Cars are the Platform, Now Come the Applications
RIM: ‘Grim and getting grimmer’
Pivotal: The $105M 'startup' with 1,250 employees from EMC & VMware
Leaked Intel Atom Tablet Roadmap - Bay Trail-T & Valley View-T Detailed
BlackBerry 10, webOS and the platform predicament

Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base

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Firebase, the San Francisco startup with a real-time development platform, will use $5.6 million in fresh funding to launch the commercial (paid) version of its tool, to hire staff and to build the community around its service. The Series A funding comes from Flybridge and Union Square Ventures. The company’s claim...
Firebase gets $5.6M to launch its paid product and fire up its base
ELON MUSK: Tesla Will Build A $40,000 Electric Car By 2016
BlackBerry 10 is drawing a crowd
RIM's downward spiral visualized
PlayStation 4 an eight-core, two teraflop beast

RIM To Shut Down Tungle.Me, Team Will Focus On BlackBerry 10 Calendar App

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Last year, BlackBerry maker RIM acquired the social calendaring app Tungle.me. Since then, the Tungle team mostly focused on the BlackBerry Calendar app for RIM’s less than successful Playbook tablet. Now, the team that built Tungle is working on the native Calendar app for the upcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system....
RIM To Shut Down Tungle.Me, Team Will Focus On BlackBerry 10 Calendar App
Some carrier retail stores haven't sold a single BlackBerry in over a month
How to save RIM: 'Pull a reverse Apple'
Puppet Labs raises strategic $30 million from new partner VMware

Xbox Live Arcade games won't work on Xbox One

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Microsoft confirms Xbox Live Arcade games from Xbox 360 won't carry over to the next-generation platform. [Read more]...
Xbox Live Arcade games won't work on Xbox One
Microsoft's Next Xbox Said To Shift To x86 Architecture Courtesy Of AMD System-On-A-Chip

Is hot payment startup Stripe worth half a billion?

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By now, we’ve gotten used to bubbly tales of startups raising gobs of money at sky-high valuations. The latest is online payment provider Stripe, a company that launched its service less than ten months ago and is now said to be worth up to half a billion dollars after a...
Is hot payment startup Stripe worth half a billion?

Platform shifts Mainframe to Mini to PC to Mobile. Why leaders fail to make the shift

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Platform shifts happen every decade or so in computing. The leaders of the previous generation are rarely successful in dominating the next generation platform. IBM dominated the mainframe business. They didn’t lose their dominance because another company built a better mainframe. They lost it because the market shifted to a...
Platform shifts Mainframe to Mini to PC to Mobile. Why leaders fail to make the shift
RIM CEO says he would consider selling off BlackBerry hardware business
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