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EC cloud plan addresses data protection problem. Sort of.

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The European Commission says its eagerly-anticipated new cloud computing strategy, released Thursday, could add 2.5 million jobs and boost the EU’s gross domestic product by €160 billion in the next eight years. In many ways, this call to action, which also talks up green energy initiatives such as the use of a new...
EC cloud plan addresses data protection problem. Sort of.

Apple's iPhone 5 sales could boost US economy, says JP Morgan economist

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Projections that Apple will sell 8m of the devices predict growth rate surge of 0.5%. That is if it's releasing an iPhone at allWhen it was originally unveiled, the iPhone was so universally revered that wags dubbed it the "Jesus Phone". Five years on, its power is so great that...
Apple's iPhone 5 sales could boost US economy, says JP Morgan economist

Report: Mobile could contribute $3.3 trillion to GDP in Asia-Pacific by 2020, up from $1 trillion in 2012

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More evidence of the mobile revolution in Asia has emerged, with the GSM Association releasing a report today that says the adoption of mobile technology has driven economies across Asia-Pacific, boosting gross domestic product growth and creating millions of jobs. The report says that roughly half of the world’s mobile connections...
Report: Mobile could contribute $3.3 trillion to GDP in Asia-Pacific by 2020, up from $1 trillion in 2012

David Einhorn suing Apple over shareholder cash

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Hedge fund billionaire says Apple has a 'cash problem' it should solve by paying out more to investorsHedge fund billionaire David Einhorn is suing Apple to force the company to return more of its $137bn (£87bn) cash pile to shareholders.Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital hedge fund owns 1.3m Apple shares -...
David Einhorn suing Apple over shareholder cash

Social Gaming Growth Is Getting Harder But Billions Lie Ahead

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Trip Hawkins, CEO of Digital Chocolate, posted an interesting article on the company’s blog last night, suggesting that growth in social gaming has become increasingly challenging, yet he effectively argues how virtual goods could grow to become a $60 billion market in the Western hemisphere. There are a number of...
Social Gaming Growth Is Getting Harder But Billions Lie Ahead
This is what the "fiscal cliff" looks like (infographic)

Surprise! Study finds internet worth a lot of money, is responsible for 4.7 percent of US economy

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Ever wondered how much the interwebs contribute to the Uncle Sam's bottom line? Thanks to the Boston Consulting Group, now you don't have to, as it's estimated the net contributes a cool $684 billion is to the US gross domestic product. That's roughly 4.7 percent of US GDP, the...
Surprise! Study finds internet worth a lot of money, is responsible for 4.7 percent of US economy
A Challenge To Apple To "Think Different" About Spending Its $100 Billion Cash Stash

Electronics industry to grow a meager 4 percent in 2013

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The worldwide electronics industry’s sales are expected to grow an anemic 4 percent to $1.1o5 billion in 2013, according to a forecast by the Consumer Electronics Industry and the market research firm GfK. Even so, that’s better than the 1 percent drop in 2012, when the industry hit $1.058...
Electronics industry to grow a meager 4 percent in 2013

What the new iPhone could mean for Apple, the economy and you

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As of Wednesday, this could be an outdated-looking iPhone Just how big is Wednesday’s unveiling of the new iPhone? Consider this: J.P. Morgan’s Chief Economist, Michael Feroli, estimates that the new device, which has been dubbed by the tech media as the iPhone 5, could boost the U.S. economy’s gross...
What the new iPhone could mean for Apple, the economy and you

Google Ideas: joining the fight against drug cartels and other illicit networks

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Violent illicit networks represent a trillion-dollar problem that affects every society in the world and claims hundreds of thousands of lives each year. For example, more than 50,000 people have died in the past five years as a result of the ongoing war in Mexico between rival drug cartels. And...
Google Ideas: joining the fight against drug cartels and other illicit networks

WIPO: Informal Economy Innovates In The Absence Of Intellectual Monopolies

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One of the problems with the debates around copyright and patents is that they too often assume that intellectual monopolies are necessary in order to promote innovation or even basic economic activity. But that overlooks all kinds of domains where that's not true. In the field of technology, free...
WIPO: Informal Economy Innovates In The Absence Of Intellectual Monopolies

iPhone 5 sales don't disappoint: More than two million pre-ordered in 24 hours

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Analysts have already predicted that the iPhone 5 could become the best selling consumer gadget ever, with financial analysts even saying that it could boost the country’s gross domestic product. Apple, which unveiled the iPhone 5 at a press briefing in San Francisco on September 12th, today said that it...
iPhone 5 sales don't disappoint: More than two million pre-ordered in 24 hours

Census Bureau releases first mobile app, offers real-time stats on the US economy

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The US Census Bureau just released its first public API last month, giving web and mobile app makers access to its vast stores of statistics, and it's now also gone the extra mile by releasing its first mobile app. Dubbed America's Economy, the app draws on data from the...
Census Bureau releases first mobile app, offers real-time stats on the US economy

Bangladesh Seeks To Throttle Independent News Sites And Their Awkward Stories

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One of the great things about online news sites is that they are so easy to set up: you don't need a printing press or huge numbers of journalists -- you just start posting interesting stories to the Web and you are away. That is, you do unless you happen...
Bangladesh Seeks To Throttle Independent News Sites And Their Awkward Stories
Wealthier countries are more interested in the future, Nature finds

EU Underscores Potential of Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing has the potential to boost the European Union's gross domestic product by more than $200 billion annually by 2020, the EU's digital chief said....
EU Underscores Potential of Cloud Computing

EU Commission updates its "digital to-do list" with 7 new key priorities; emphasis on high-speed broadband

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As announced this morning by VP Neelie Kroes in a press conference in Brussels, the European Commission has adopted seven new priorities for the original ‘Digital Agenda for Europe’, which aims to stimulate the digital economy across all European member states and address many of its societal challenges through technology....
EU Commission updates its "digital to-do list" with 7 new key priorities; emphasis on high-speed broadband

Massive sales of next-gen iPhone could boost U.S. GDP

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A research note released by J.P. Morgan on Monday estimated that sales of Apple's next-generation iPhone may add between one quarter and one half a percentage point to fourth quarter annualized U.S. gross domestic product growth in 2012....
Massive sales of next-gen iPhone could boost U.S. GDP

Hedge fund manager David Einhorn to Apple: You've got a 'cash problem' (too much of it)

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David Einhorn Hedge fund manager David Einhorn has taken shots at Microsoft in the past, noting that the software giant should can CEO Steve Ballmer. Now, Einhorn is taking a shot at Apple, for an entirely different reason. It has just too much gosh-darned cash on the books. Einhorn, who...
Hedge fund manager David Einhorn to Apple: You've got a 'cash problem' (too much of it)
HP warns investors of 'broad-based profit decline' in near term
What cities, data and Yahoo have in common: Interaction matters
Apple is now worth more than the GDP of Sweden

Apple's Tim Cook tells investors angry about share price: 'I don't like it either'

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Head of technology giant faces protest over 51% pay rise that may include more than a third of investorsThe head of Apple, who is facing a shareholder rebellion over his pay, has acknowledged the widespread disappointment in the company's sagging share price at the technology giant's annual shareholders' meeting at...
Apple's Tim Cook tells investors angry about share price: 'I don't like it either'

Apple Is Not The Most Valuable Company In The History Of The World -- IBM Won The Prize In 1967 With A Value of $1.3 Trillion

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Apple is not the most valuable company in the history of the world. It’s not even Microsoft, which was reported to have been toppled by Apple today. It’s IBM by a long shot. Apple’s $661 billion market share does not account for inflation.  With inflation in account, IBM remains the...
Apple Is Not The Most Valuable Company In The History Of The World -- IBM Won The Prize In 1967 With A Value of $1.3 Trillion
A simple Excel calculation error puts a famous economic study under scrutiny

The conversation: Can happiness be measured?

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Can we measure wellbeing scientifically? Economist Richard Layard, supporter of the new national happiness and index, believes we can; philosopher Julian Baggini is having none of itEconomist Richard Layard is a champion of the government's new national wellbeing index. Philosopher Julian Baggini thinks the attempt to measure happiness is totalitarian....
The conversation: Can happiness be measured?

How the iPhone 5 Could Bolster the Economy

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The release of the new iPhone, expected to be announced Wednesday, could add one-quarter to one-half of a percentage point to the annualized growth rate of America's gross domestic product next quarter....
How the iPhone 5 Could Bolster the Economy

UK games industry is growing says trade body

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A new report from trade association Tiga suggests that the British games industry is in growth after three years of declineAfter three years of decline, the UK games industry has bucked economic trends and entered a period of growth according to a new report from trade body, Tiga. Based on...
UK games industry is growing says trade body

Here's What Apple Shareholders Thought Of Tim Cook's Performance Yesterday

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(Reuters) - Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday acknowledged widespread disappointment in the company's sagging share price but shared few details about its secretive product pipeline and touched only briefly on a raging debate about how best to reward shareholders. The world's most valuable technology company headed into its...
Here's What Apple Shareholders Thought Of Tim Cook's Performance Yesterday
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