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Scott Forstall Deserved to be Ousted from Apple Says Former Apple Exec

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In an interview with BBC, Tony Fadell claims that former Apple senior vice president of iOS Scott Forstall "got what he deserved," when he was forced to leave Apple. Fadell is widely known as the godfather of the iPod, and he formerly served as the senior vice president of the...
Scott Forstall Deserved to be Ousted from Apple Says Former Apple Exec
Box opens OneCloud for Android

Godfather of Pong

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I always thought of it as a family game. And it just sort of degenerated into a one player type thing which was never in my mind. –Ralph Baer, inventor of the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game system, on how video games didn’t end up being the family...
Godfather of Pong

Ravi Shankar, The Man Who Brought Indian Music To The Beatles, Is Dead

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Ravi played sitar, jamming good with John, Paul, George and Ringo. Ravi Shankar has died, a week after he underwent surgery in San Diego. The 92-year-old sitar virtuoso, who played at both Woodstock and the Monterey Jazz Festival, was described by Beatle George Harrison, whom he taught how to...
Ravi Shankar, The Man Who Brought Indian Music To The Beatles, Is Dead

Google: We are so over patents, especially in their current form

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After fighting the patent battle of the decade in court with Oracle, Googlers are getting publicly fed up with software patents as a whole. Conceptually, they just don’t jive with innovation, two prominent Googlers have said recently. “One thing that we are very seriously taking a look at is...
Google: We are so over patents, especially in their current form

Background on the “This Week In” controversy

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For background on the mini-controversy over This Week In, someone pointed me to this transcript from TWIT 237.  The bottom line is a I asked for Leo's blessing and he gave it to me. I'm now $150,000 in the hole on the ThisWeekIn.com website and my hope is to...
Background on the “This Week In” controversy

British innovation is not dead. But it needs public investment to flourish | Stian Westlake

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The potential of innovation to transform lives is as great as ever. Politicians should see that economic recovery depends on itSome of Britain's sharpest journalists seem to be getting fed up with innovation.This week, Martin Wolf, the godfather of British economic journalists, claimed that the economy is stagnating because modern...
British innovation is not dead. But it needs public investment to flourish | Stian Westlake

Data journalism in action: what is Facts are Sacred about?

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A new book published by the team behind the Datablog explains how we do data journalism at the Guardian. This is what you will learn• Buy the book with a Guardian discount"Comment is free," wrote Guardian editor CP Scott in 1921, "but facts are sacred". He was writing his manifesto...
Data journalism in action: what is Facts are Sacred about?

Godfather of Video Blogging Tells All in New Book: Get Seen

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Our good friend Steve Garfield is a terrific fellow and also happens to be one of the Web's first video bloggers. As part of a series called The New Rules of Social Media, he's just published a book that lays out a complete roadmap for online video success. Essentially, Get...
Godfather of Video Blogging Tells All in New Book: Get Seen

Silicon Valley’s Next Big Mafia Is Coming Out Of Twitter

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Editor’s Note: TechCrunch columnist Semil Shah currently works at Votizen and is based in Palo Alto. You can follow him on Twitter @semil In middle school, my teacher assigned a book by Mario Puzo called “The Godfather.” Yes, it was pretty epic. From that work of art, mass audiences were introduced to Don Corleone and...
Silicon Valley’s Next Big Mafia Is Coming Out Of Twitter

TNW Pick of the Day: Vidyoo's video-chat app is like speed-dating for the Facebook generation

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Vidyoo is a new ‘people discovery’ platform for Facebook. While it’s broadly aimed at ‘meeting new people’, it’s really focusing on the lucrative dating market. It launched officially for the public yesterday, and promises to help you meet people who match your interests and preferences, with the main interaction subsequently...
TNW Pick of the Day: Vidyoo's video-chat app is like speed-dating for the Facebook generation

Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

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WASHINGTON -- Former presidential candidate Herman Cain nearly stormed off the set during a commercial break while doing an MSNBC interview Tuesday, after a panelist said he would question him about the regressive nature of his flat tax policy. Cain appeared as an in-studio guest on "Now With Alex Wagner"...
Herman Cain Threatened To Cut MSNBC Interview Short Over 999 Question

Godfather of iPod Severs Final Ties with Apple

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Tony Fadell, one of the creators of the iPod and iPhone, is breaking off his nine-year affiliation with Apple....
Godfather of iPod Severs Final Ties with Apple

Honeywell Files Patent Lawsuit Against Smart Thermostat Developer Nest

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Conglomerate Honeywell, which develops thermostats, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nest Labs, the developer of the innovative smart thermostat. The lawsuit, which was filed United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, alleges infringement of seven Honeywell patents related to its thermostat technology. As we’ve reported in...
Honeywell Files Patent Lawsuit Against Smart Thermostat Developer Nest

Godfather of iPod Severs Final Ties with Apple - Bits Blog

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Godfather of iPod Severs Final Ties with Apple - Bits Blog: With Rubenstein long gone and Fadell now officially out, the era of the iPod is ending… …As the era of the iPad is beginning....
Godfather of iPod Severs Final Ties with Apple - Bits Blog

New Ways to Personalize Your Online Experience

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Today, we're meeting with developers and entrepreneurs from around the world for our f8 conference to talk about new ways for people to connect with friends online and share what's important to them. Earlier we announced the next version of Facebook Platform that puts people at the center of the...
New Ways to Personalize Your Online Experience

Stardock CEO Wants To Maximize Sales, Not Stop Piracy

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We have often questioned the intentions of those who try to fight and stop piracy at all costs. We have even raised the question in the past, "Which is more important, stopping piracy or increasing sales?" We are not alone in asking this question either. Some within the entertainment industry...
Stardock CEO Wants To Maximize Sales, Not Stop Piracy
Chris Dixon is not only joining Andreessen Horowitz; he's leaving New York

Flick Fights #22 – “The Godfather for Grifters”

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Runtime: 67:42 - Download > - Subscribe with iTunes > The Hosts Travis Betz and Devin Barry are two movie lovers, who are also obsessed fans of the film ranking website, Flickchart. Join them as they pit movies against each other, waging verbal cinematic war while building a “best of” list on the...
Flick Fights #22 – “The Godfather for Grifters”

Intelius quietly buys US Search; the 'godfather' of records search

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Ed Peterson, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Intelius, said the acquisition closed late last month. It was not publicly announced at that time because Intelius remains in a quiet period awaiting an initial public offering....
Intelius quietly buys US Search; the 'godfather' of records search

Intuit GoPayment goes live in Canada, more rectangular than Square

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Looks like Canada just scored another mobile credit card payment system within its borders. It was back at CES when Intuit revealed its updated GoPayment dongle for our neighbors up north, and now the company's announced that the service has officially launched in the region. Once you're application is...
Intuit GoPayment goes live in Canada, more rectangular than Square

Yahoo is bullying content partners to join its ad alliance with AOL & Microsoft

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According to a report by Adweek, Yahoo appears to be nearly forcing some content providers into joining its advertising pact with AOL and Microsoft. As we reported back in September, the alliance brings Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft together (Musketeer style) to share ad revenues in hopes of increasing their total earnings in Google’s shadow. The Web...
Yahoo is bullying content partners to join its ad alliance with AOL & Microsoft

Paul Graham: Why Y Combinator Replaces The Traditional Corporation

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If Y Combinator is the next Pay Pal Mafia, then Paul Graham is Silicon Valley's godfather. Graham is the cofounder of Y Combinator, the investment firm that plugs seed money ($18,000 on average) into early stage startups in exchange for mentorship and access to its ever-growing network of alumni....
Paul Graham: Why Y Combinator Replaces The Traditional Corporation

How the Apple-Samsung case could push OEMs closer to Google and stock Android

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You’ve probably heard by now that Samsung took a real thrashing at the hands of Apple’s crack legal team late last week. In addition to the physical design patents, the jury found that Samsung’s TouchWiz interface was ripping off the iOS look and feel, known as trade dress. Samsung made...
How the Apple-Samsung case could push OEMs closer to Google and stock Android
YouTube and Google Play sign Paramount Pictures licensing agreement to add 500 new movie titles

'The Single Biggest Problem That Apple Faces, And Almost Nobody Is Talking About It' (AAPL)

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Apple's stock has tanked 40% since September. When things start going bad, people start looking for explanations. And when people start looking for explanations, they tend to focus on what Apple's doing wrong, or why it's in trouble. Influential Apple writer John Gruber gave his take on Apple's real problems...
'The Single Biggest Problem That Apple Faces, And Almost Nobody Is Talking About It' (AAPL)

Xbox Live launches app to stream all Paramount movies

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"Footloose," "Mission: Impossible 3," and "The Godfather," are just a few of the movies released by Paramount. Its new app lets users stream these and more on their Xbox 360 gaming console. [Read more]...
Xbox Live launches app to stream all Paramount movies

Paramount flicks are coming to YouTube and Google Play despite Viacom lawsuit

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While its corporate parent Viacom continues to tussle with Google over who is liable for user uploaded content, Paramount Pictures has stuck a deal to offer its movies for rental on YouTube / Google Play in the US and Canada. According to Google that adds up to around 500...
Paramount flicks are coming to YouTube and Google Play despite Viacom lawsuit
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