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What You Need To Know About Mobile Behavior

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. What You Need To Know About Mobile Search Behavior (SurveyMonkey / iAcquire via Blogtreprenuer)Survey Monkey and digital marketing agency iAcquire recently joined forces to determine holistic Internet...
What You Need To Know About Mobile Behavior
Celebrating the best of Seattle tech: Scenes from the 2013 GeekWire Awards
Huawei knocks off Ericsson as world's biggest telecom vendor

Results From HP and Dell May Be Pretty Good After All

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Probably the last thing you’d expect from Hewlett-Packard and Dell right now is a set of positive quarterly results, but that’s exactly what Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Whitmore is expecting from the two companies when they report quarterly results next week. (Dell reports Wednesday Tuesday; HP on Thursday Wednesday.) Is...
Results From HP and Dell May Be Pretty Good After All

Want To Get Filthy Rich? Don't Try Tech

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I hate to break the news to you, but if you moved to Silicon Valley to get billionaire-rich off an earth-shattering tech startup, you're almost certain to fail. While tech continues to represent nearly 20% of the S&P 500 and is a key factor in driving the global economy, your...
Want To Get Filthy Rich? Don't Try Tech
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Solving a Spectrum Shortage for the Internet of Things with 2G

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Fifty billion Internet-capable devices - if that indeed is the number - capable of communicating sensor data through the networks we use today, probably won't have Ethernet plugs. And if they're mobile by nature, they won't rely on Wi-Fi routers. If soon there are more devices communicating over the Internet...
Solving a Spectrum Shortage for the Internet of Things with 2G

Chip industry grows 0.4 percent to record $299.5B in 2011

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The chip industry grew a scant 0.4 percent in 2011, but that was enough to push it to a record $299.5 billion for the year. That wasn’t a bad performance given a weak global economy and disasters in Japan and Thailand. The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), the chip industry’s trade...
Chip industry grows 0.4 percent to record $299.5B in 2011

Cash-rich tech giants have $300 billion to spend: Is a new wave of tech M&A coming?

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(Flickr photo via JMRosenfeld) Could we see a new wave of technology-related mergers and acquisitions? Well, that’s one possible scenario given that the top 20 technology companies in the U.S. finished last year with a whopping $300 billion in cash and marketable securities, an impressive number which could indicate that...
Cash-rich tech giants have $300 billion to spend: Is a new wave of tech M&A coming?
Silicon Valley VCs predict 2013 trends: Space, robots, self-driving cars

Reuters: half of all Chinese LED makers to go under

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A slump in global display demand and reductions in subsidies from the Chinese government will combine to force about half of all Chinese LED manufacturers out of business, according to an analysis out from Reuters. The industry is said to be oversupplied already, and trends in the global economy are...
Reuters: half of all Chinese LED makers to go under

Semiconductor industry to recover this year

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Increased sales of electronics and new forms of computing devices will drive the worldwide semiconductor market to growth this year after a slowdown in 2012, the nonprofit organization World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) said on Monday. Semiconductor revenue this year will grow by 4.5 percent compared to 2012, in...
Semiconductor industry to recover this year

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner's Two-Part Recipe For Success

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner was constantly told by his dad that he could do anything he put his mind to. While this advice turn out to be true in Weiner's case, he says that willing one's way into a career is possible only within reason. "I think it's really important...
LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner's Two-Part Recipe For Success

When will games be as mainstream as The Dark Knight Rises?

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Christopher Nolan's Batman epic is a reminder of how far games have to go before they're a mainstream cultural phenomenonIt started with the earliest screenings to specialist bloggers and has continued through to the mainstream press viewings: Dark Knight Rises is getting amazing reviews. Sharp, emotional, exciting - it looks...
When will games be as mainstream as The Dark Knight Rises?
Tradesparq brings a social networking approach to sourcing foreign suppliers
10 Reasons Why 2013 Will Be The Year You Quit Your Job

DailyDirt: Doing Math In Your Head

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Math might not be the easiest subject for some students, but there might be different ways of teaching it that could make it more tolerable for kids. The more we learn about how our brains process math problems, the better we can teach ourselves how to tackle math education. There's...
DailyDirt: Doing Math In Your Head
Intel may postpone mass shipments of Ivy Bridge processors

'Quantum ATM' aims to make us all rich

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Science-meets-art installation looks to put real cash into a quantum superposition so it can proliferate into billions of accounts, fixing the global economy with quantum cash. [Read more]...
'Quantum ATM' aims to make us all rich

Five Questions for Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers

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Today’s results from Cisco Systems came in almost exactly on target with the consensus of Wall Street analysts, which given how bad things were one and two years ago, amounts to progress. But after a major company-wide restructuring, and the divestiture of several non-core businesses, CEO John Chambers (pictured at...
Five Questions for Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers

FCC moves to expand mobile spectrum

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission took the first step Friday toward groundbreaking auctions of television spectrum to mobile carriers faced with skyrocketing bandwidth demands from their customers. The FCC approved a notice of proposed rulemaking (PDF) (NPRM) that lays out proposed rules and asks for public comment on so-called...
FCC moves to expand mobile spectrum

Have Smartphone Sales Hit the Saturation Point?

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AT&T and Verizon both nailed big numbers in their earnings reports this week, driven by smartphone sales. But new reports suggest a bleaker future for smartphone growth, which has dipped to its slowest growth rate since the fall of 2009. Could the smartphone market finally be hitting a saturation point...
Have Smartphone Sales Hit the Saturation Point?

€10m Transferwise blows a raspberry at bankers

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London-based peer to peer currency exchange Transferwise has just reached a milestone: it’s broken through €10 million in transactions. That’s $13.4 million — perhaps not a vast amount in the grand scheme of things — but when you consider that means its customers have saved around €500,000 in bank charges,...
€10m Transferwise blows a raspberry at bankers

Here's What LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Learned From His Company's IPO Pricing

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LinkedIn had one of the most successful tech IPOs in recent memory, despite the controversy of the stock being priced too low. A year later, Facebook went public in what was the most anticipated IPO for the tech industry, and its stock went on a downward spiral. We asked LinkedIn...
Here's What LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Learned From His Company's IPO Pricing

RIM lost $54 million on four-day global BlackBerry outage

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Remember back to October when your BlackBerry suddenly stopped working, and despite text messaging and phone calls, you were cut off from the outside world because data wasn’t flowing into your phone?Allow me to help. It’s the reason why you binned your smartphone and bought an iPhone or Android handset...
RIM lost $54 million on four-day global BlackBerry outage
Verizon, Comcast prepare for Senate showdown

Mobile application sales explode

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The global economy for mobile applications will explode over the next two years into a $17.5bn industry, a study finds....
Mobile application sales explode

Letter From The Editor: The Lessons Of Innovation

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Photo by Benjamin Lowy What do you get when you cross Walmart with Mother Teresa? Who would be the Square Deal candidate in 2012? And how in the world do you compare--and rank--such dynamic, eclectic businesses as Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google? The answers to these and other captivating questions...
Letter From The Editor: The Lessons Of Innovation

7 stories to read this weekend

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And I am back: after a week’s hiatus from the newsletter, I resumed my online reading and have put together a short list of articles for you to read this weekend. There is a little too much internet stuff this week, but it’s all good. Hope you enjoy. How much...
7 stories to read this weekend

PC sales drop: Blame Windows 8?

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Customers holding back until Windows 8 is released, as well as businesses completing the refresh of their inventories, triggered a drop in PC sales over the past three months as compared to last year, a dip that may recover by year-end, experts say. The Windows 8 trough--the suppression of...
PC sales drop: Blame Windows 8?
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