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T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm issues memo discussing restructuring plans, more jobs affected

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T-Mobile's going through some more growing pains as it continues through the process of restructuring. Less than two months after announcing it would close down seven call centers and cut a total of 3,300 jobs, CEO Philipp Humm has sent out another memo discussing that the company is ready...
T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm issues memo discussing restructuring plans, more jobs affected
No Filter: How Instagram Caused Hipstamatic To Lose Focus And Gamble On Social

Guy Adams Twitter incident showcases social network's growing pains

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British journalist was suspended from service after he criticised NBC's Olympics coverage, and the backlash has been fierceTwitter on Tuesday reinstated the account of a British journalist it suspended for publishing the email address of an executive at NBC, which had been attracting a significant amount of incoming fire over...
Guy Adams Twitter incident showcases social network's growing pains

Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

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As Avaya continues its transition from a hardware company into a communications and collaboration software provider, it is going through some growing pains, including a shakeup of executives and uncertainty around a potential initial public offering that's been rumored for months....
Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

With 4M users, Animoto adds Brad Garlinghouse to board

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Video creation startup Animoto has seen some major growth lately, on the heels of a number of partner announcements and the launch of a new iPhoneapp that automatically edits videos on the device. With all that happening, it’s also made a significant addition to its board of directors: Internet veteran...
With 4M users, Animoto adds Brad Garlinghouse to board

The Engadget Interview: Daniel Graf talks Google Maps for iOS (video)

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"It has been a wonderful success for us," says Daniel Graf about Google Maps for iOS. Originally from Switzerland, Graf worked for Leica and Phillips, and went on to co-found video service Kyte before landing at Google in 2011. There, he ran the mobile apps lab before taking the...
The Engadget Interview: Daniel Graf talks Google Maps for iOS (video)
Why ZocDoc is winning: Dissenting employees, unlimited vacation, & Diet Coke
Google confirms Internet users in Iran are blocked

3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

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It's been a year since we looked closely at wireless service in the United States, and in the interim that service has changed considerably--mostly in positive ways. The industry is in the midst of another major technology transition, this time moving from a 3G world to a 4G one while...
3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

More Maps: Developer hacks Google maps onto iOS 6 as Apple rumored to be poaching Google Maps folks

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The fun didn’t stop in the iOS 6 maps brouhaha this weekend as a number of items hit the web. Perhaps most interesting, iOS hacker Ryan Perrich claims to have gotten Google’s map tiles to work on iOS 6 Maps. If true, it might alleviate some of the growing pains...
More Maps: Developer hacks Google maps onto iOS 6 as Apple rumored to be poaching Google Maps folks

D'oh: Google Voice force-closing text messages for Android 4.2 users

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The growing pains associated with being an early adopter can sometimes be brutal, as Android's latest software bump doesn't appear to jibe too well with one of Google's most popular in-house apps. Prior to the Nexus 4's official release, word of a Google Voice texting bug began to circulate,...
D'oh: Google Voice force-closing text messages for Android 4.2 users

Common Sense For School Internet Safety Policies

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We talk quite a bit here about the growing pains of various institutions when faced with upstarts like the internet and social media. The usual suspects like the recording industry and newpapers come to mind first, but one of our oldest institutions continues to painfully stumble its way into the...
Common Sense For School Internet Safety Policies

Isis: Salt Lake City mobile wallet users average 5 transactions a week

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Isis may just be in its infancy, but the mobile payment consortium’s Chief Sales Officer Jim Stapleton said that its trial in Salt Lake City is producing positive results from both consumers and merchants. Speaking at a media briefing from a smart card conference in Utah on Tuesday, Stapleton said...
Isis: Salt Lake City mobile wallet users average 5 transactions a week
Verizon experiencing 4G LTE outages across U.S. again — can you connect?

10 Real-World Things To Consider Before Scaling Your Startup

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What could possibly be bad about scaling up your startup? If you're thinking about growth because the demand is there, you're clearly doing something right. But a rush to ramp up too soon can lead to serious growing pains, especially in the human resources and accounting departments. We asked 10...
10 Real-World Things To Consider Before Scaling Your Startup

Verizon Could Be Biting Off More Than They Chew With Their LTE Plans

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There’s been more than a little bit of Verizon Wireless news making the rounds today, and on the surface, it all seems like good stuff. Verizon will cover 200 more markets with LTE by the end of the year? Awesome! The next iPhone Verizon carries will probably have LTE? Not...
Verizon Could Be Biting Off More Than They Chew With Their LTE Plans
Groupon stock surges 10% on strong earnings, company says it's 'still a toddler'

T-Mobile raises iPhone 5 down payment by $50, device now costs $150

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After a month of offering the iPhone 5 for $100 down, T-Mobile has quietly increased the upfront cost by $50. Even with the price hike, it's still less expensive than on most other carriers, but some type of warning would've certainly been appreciated. As for the rest of T-Mobile's...
T-Mobile raises iPhone 5 down payment by $50, device now costs $150
Copyright Issues Could Spur Changes To Pinterest’s Terms Of Use And ‘Pin Etiquette’

Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

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Last Friday, Lot18 made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay. "If you're really not happy, we want to help you find something else to do," says a company spokesperson, who says the...
Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18
Data Privacy Day: Painful Growing Pains

Room for Debate: Is Facebook a Fad? Will Our Grandchildren Tweet?

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Social media are often seen as part of a long-term shift in how people interact, like the telephone. But Facebook’s troubled I.P.O. and other growing pains might make you wonder....
Room for Debate: Is Facebook a Fad? Will Our Grandchildren Tweet?

Tim Cook Talks Up Apple Software And Services: "We Are Not A Hardware Company"

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Once upon a time, Apple was a hardware company that also maintained a software and media ecosystem since it helped drive purchases of Macs, iPods and more. But over the years, the software and services side of the business has become increasingly important, and CEO Tim Cook even went so...
Tim Cook Talks Up Apple Software And Services: "We Are Not A Hardware Company"

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Will Give His First On-Stage Interview Since The IPO At Disrupt SF

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The whole world wants to know what’s on Mark Zuckerberg’s mind, and we’re going to find out. The Facebook CEO has agreed to his first interview on stage since his company’s IPO, and it’s happening at TechCrunch Disrupt next week. While once Zuckerberg’s dorm-room project, Facebook has transformed into a...
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Will Give His First On-Stage Interview Since The IPO At Disrupt SF

Despite growing pains, peer to peer car sharing is hot for investors

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What do Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, celebrity Ashton Kutcher and former Google CEO Eric Schmidt all have in common? Their funds have all put money into a round for a startup called Getaround, which enables users to share their personal cars with other users. The emerging sector is called a...
Despite growing pains, peer to peer car sharing is hot for investors

‘Severely depressed’ Growing Pains actor missing in Vancouver

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‘Severely depressed’ Growing Pains actor missing in Vancouver
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Apple Fires Maps Manager Richard Williamson

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Bloomberg broke the news Tuesday that Richard Williamson, who oversaw the Maps team at Apple, has been fired by Senior Vice President Eddy Cue. Cue took over this responsibility last month after Scott Forstall, who oversaw all of iOS, was fired. With the launch of iOS 6 this year, Apple...
Apple Fires Maps Manager Richard Williamson

YouTube Stars Fighting YouTube Networks Over Their Contracts

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As YouTube becomes more and more popular as a primary entertainment resource, it is going to have many of the same growing pains as traditional entertainment venues. If it can ever get past its "internet problems", it can move on to having actual entertainment issues. This means far more fun...
YouTube Stars Fighting YouTube Networks Over Their Contracts
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