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Seven Questions For Steve Felice, Chief Commercial Officer of Dell

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Dell feels like the company that people used to fear, but don’t anymore. There was a time in the late 1990s and early part of the last decade when its competitors feared the Dell effect: The relentless driving down of selling prices on PCs and servers that made it difficult...
Seven Questions For Steve Felice, Chief Commercial Officer of Dell

Telefónica squares up to Amazon with Instant Servers global IaaS offering

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Telefónica, the giant Spanish telco, has just decided to take on Amazon around the world with Instant Servers, a public cloud service. Launched on Tuesday, the service’s virtual servers are optimized for mobile, enterprise and M2M applications. The infrastructure-as-a-service offering is the first product that Telefónica is selling to companies...
Telefónica squares up to Amazon with Instant Servers global IaaS offering

Duopoly Time: Apple And Samsung Combine For Almost 90 Percent Of 2012 Global Smartphone Market

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Woe be to any mobile phone maker that isn’t named Apple or Samsung. Numbers out today from IDC show the two combining for a staggering 87.6 percent of all smartphones “shipped” in 2012 on a global basis. In Q4 according to IDC, the two company’s products constituted 91... Please visit...
Duopoly Time: Apple And Samsung Combine For Almost 90 Percent Of 2012 Global Smartphone Market

Samsung's WiFi-laced DV300F camera now available, priced at $260

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After having launched in January, Samsung's WiFi-enabled DV300F camera officially hit the market today, according to a fresh announcement from the Korean manufacturer. As the latest addition to the DualView line, this 16 megapixel shooter features a 25mm wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom, and boasts a three-inch...
Samsung's WiFi-laced DV300F camera now available, priced at $260
REPORT: Department Of Homeland Security Prevents Payment Provider From Transferring Money To Bitcoin Exchange
Newzoo warns of a gap between investor thinking and game-market opportunities

LivingSocial CEO responds to Amazon earnings: We're not in as bad of shape as you might think

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Amazon.com reported a third quarter loss of $274 million on Thursday, with the online retailer tossing some of the blame on its investment in the daily deals site LivingSocial. According to Amazon, more than half of its losses for the quarter, roughly $169 million, were tied to the Groupon rival....
LivingSocial CEO responds to Amazon earnings: We're not in as bad of shape as you might think
IPOs Slump To The Lowest Level Since 2008

New Facebook Timeline apps roll out at #TNW2012: Le Monde, Canal+, JustGiving and more

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Christian Hernandez is Director of Platform Partnerships at Facebook, and he took to the stage at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam today, to talk us through local and global social connections, and how global brands are leveraging the so-called “viral loop” through the open graph. “900 million is the...
New Facebook Timeline apps roll out at #TNW2012: Le Monde, Canal+, JustGiving and more

Facebook Promoted Page Like Ads Go Global

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Promoted page like ads, which Facebook initially rolled out in the U.S. last December, were made available on a global basis Tuesday. continued... New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media....
Facebook Promoted Page Like Ads Go Global

Despite 'very successful' Nordic launch, Netflix plans slow international expansion in 2013

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Several minutes ago Netflix smashed market expectations with its fourth quarter financial performance. Following that report, the company’s stock price shot higher, gaining more than 30 percent in after-hours trading. Why? In short because the firm’s international expansion into Nordic countries didn’t drive it into unprofitability for the quarter. This...
Despite 'very successful' Nordic launch, Netflix plans slow international expansion in 2013

Appsfire buys Appstatics, a mobile tool for tracking an app's popularity

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As part of its strategy to provide information on the best mobile apps available, Appsfire is buying itself an app. On Tuesday the company is announcing that it has purchased and is relaunching iOS appAppstatics from Mos Internet Technologies. Appsfire did not disclose what it paid for the app, but...
Appsfire buys Appstatics, a mobile tool for tracking an app's popularity

Conductor Raises $20M Series C To Improve Customers' Search Rankings, Outlines Ambitions Beyond SEO

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SEO company Conductor has just raised a $20 million Series C. The round was led by Investor Growth Capital, with participation from previous investors FirstMark Capital and Matrix Partners. Conductor’s Searchlight product helps companies understand where they sit in relevant search results, where their competitors sit, and how they can...
Conductor Raises $20M Series C To Improve Customers' Search Rankings, Outlines Ambitions Beyond SEO

Stripe Launches Developer-Friendly Online Payments Processing In Canada

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Stripe announced today that it is expanding its service to Canada, marking its first launch outside of the U.S. and the first step in a larger strategy of broad international availability. The Canadian launch should make quite a splash, because the online payments space is dominated by long-established incumbents here...
Stripe Launches Developer-Friendly Online Payments Processing In Canada
The Amazon Effect: The U.S. Has 59% Of All Android Tablets Worldwide

Zynga Bringing Real-Money Gaming to Facebook in the U.K.

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Zynga is close to launching its real-money gaming efforts in the U.K., which it is betting will generate all kinds of new revenue for the company. As evidence of the impending launch, two websites have already gone live in the U.K. to start spreading the word. One is dedicated to poker,...
Zynga Bringing Real-Money Gaming to Facebook in the U.K.

Disney purchases Lucasfilm for $4.05B in cash and stock, Star Wars VII coming in 2015

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Media giant Disney has purchased movie and TV production house Lucasfilm for $4.05B in cash and stock. Star Wars Episode 7 is targeted for release in 2015, with more feature films expected to continue the Star Wars saga. Lucasfilm founder George Lucas will act as a creative consultant for the next film. The transaction includes...
Disney purchases Lucasfilm for $4.05B in cash and stock, Star Wars VII coming in 2015

Server Sales Declined a Smidge in Late 2012, but Will Grow a Bit This Year

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Much as people talk constantly about the booming future for the construction of data centers and thus for the potential of sales of the gear that goes in them, the market reality is that on a global basis, fewer servers were sold in late 2012 than in the same period...
Server Sales Declined a Smidge in Late 2012, but Will Grow a Bit This Year

IAB: Paid Search 62 Percent Of Global Mobile Advertising In 2011

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The IAB released global mobile ad revenue estimates for 2011, building on its earlier release of US mobile ad revenue data. The IAB says that total mobile ad revenues, on a global basis, were $5.3 billion last year.  One of the most striking things about the estimate is how much paid-search... Please...
IAB: Paid Search 62 Percent Of Global Mobile Advertising In 2011
Halo 4 sold a record-breaking $220M in its first 24 hours

Sequoia Raises $700M For Global Growth Fund

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Sequoia Capital filed a form with the SEC today, indicating a $700 million raise for a fund titled Sequoia Capital Global Growth Fund, L.P. While Sequoia declined to comment on the filing, our sources tell us that this fund is actually separate from the international funds that Sequoia raised money...
Sequoia Raises $700M For Global Growth Fund

Report: Flat-screen TV boom is far from over

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Consumers in the U.S. and UK may have started slowing down the process of replacing their old CRT televisions with fancy new flat-screens. But happily for TV manufacturers, there are still plenty of bulky cathode ray-tube sets to be replaced in emerging markets like China, Russia, Brazil and Mexico. In...
Report: Flat-screen TV boom is far from over
Netflix stock down 25% as investors lament return to red ink

Eventbrite Hires CFO in Expansion of Top Exec Ranks

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In its first C-level hire from outside the company, Eventbrite has brought in experienced finance exec Mark Rubash as CFO. The San Francisco-based self-service ticketing platform has hired the former Shutterfly CFO — who also held top finance jobs at eBay and Yahoo — to focus on scaling and...
Eventbrite Hires CFO in Expansion of Top Exec Ranks

Global Free Internet Act Introduced In Congress

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Somehow, with little fanfare, last week Rep. Zoe Lofgren (along with Reps. Eshoo, Matsui and Honda) introduced the Global Free Internet Act of 2013, which appears to be a new version of a similar bill from last year. You should read the full bill yourselves, but it points to the...
Global Free Internet Act Introduced In Congress

PlayStation 4 announcement stream drew 8 million viewers, 1 million concurrent peak

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Ustream viewers were really engaged by Sony's big PlayStation 4 hullaballoo last week -- around eight million folks tuned in to the live broadcast on Ustream, with a whopping 1 million concurrents at peak viewing. On average, said viewer watched the two hour and five minute press conference for...
PlayStation 4 announcement stream drew 8 million viewers, 1 million concurrent peak

Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond

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A week ago Microsoft formally requested the release of a $100 million bond it had posted about a year ago in connection with an anti-enforcement injunction against a patent injunction obtained by Motorola Mobility in Germany. Microsoft argues that the bond is no longer necessary because the United States District Court...
Microsoft wants to tell jury in patent contract case about Google's refusal to release $100M bond

Medal of Honor: Warfighter – preview

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EA unveils the next iteration of its military shooter, Medal of Honor, with a continuation of the earnest, naturalistic action from its predecessorWhen EA rebooted its Medal of Honor franchise in 2010, plenty of industry sceptics predicted failure for the gritty modern world shooter – especially with Call of Duty:...
Medal of Honor: Warfighter – preview

A New First In Mobile: Data Traffic Outstripped Voice Traffic Last Year

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Mobile data has been growing at a fast clip since the iPhone went on sale almost three years ago. But with the introduction of many more data-focused devices, the industry continues to break records. In a report released today, telecom consultant Chetan Sharma tallied up the financial statements of...
A New First In Mobile: Data Traffic Outstripped Voice Traffic Last Year
VEVO gives the music lovers (and the mobile web) a big, mushy kiss
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