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Sage half year: revenue continues to fall

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Sage half year: revenue continues to fall

Vodafone in line for £3bn payout from Verizon

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Phone company begins to reap dividends of 45% stake in US venture - and profit share could be repeated soonVodafone is set to cement its position as the most generous dividend payer on the London Stock Exchange after analysts said it could enjoy a bumper £3bn payout from its US...
Vodafone in line for £3bn payout from Verizon

BSkyB overtakes TalkTalk to become UK's third biggest broadband provider

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Rupert Murdoch group celebrates online success, but pre-tax profits dip as TV subscriber growth slowsBSkyB has moved past TalkTalk to become the third largest broadband provider in the UK in the three months to the end of September, as growth in TV subscriber numbers slowed.BSkyB, which reported a 6% fall...
BSkyB overtakes TalkTalk to become UK's third biggest broadband provider

The real reason Facebook’s IPO will be delayed: 15-30% drop in new tech stocks

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Facebook’s IPO was scheduled for May 2012, or so every analyst across the country was saying a couple months ago. However, that just ain’t gonna happen, and we’re here to tell you why. No, it’s not because CEO Mark Zuckerberg is getting wishy-washy or touchy-feely about so-called distractions or...
The real reason Facebook’s IPO will be delayed: 15-30% drop in new tech stocks

The Best iPad Games Of 2012 (So Far) (AAPL)

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We're just past the half-year mark and thought it was an appropriate time to share with you the best iPad games we've played so far. If you haven't checked out these games yet, get on it.Infinity Blade 2 Inifinity Blade 2 is one of the best games available for iPad....
The Best iPad Games Of 2012 (So Far) (AAPL)

Four things I'm hoping to see in the Jelly Bean release of Android

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Although we could be at least a half year away from an announcement, it's never too early to start wishing for features. [Read more]...
Four things I'm hoping to see in the Jelly Bean release of Android
Android this week: 3 new Droid Razrs; Tablet sales up; Galaxy S III on a roll

ZTE stock falls to three-year low

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Shares in ZTE, China's second-biggest telecoms equipment maker, fall 17% after it warns that half-year profits could drop by up to 80%....
ZTE stock falls to three-year low

ITC throws out Motorola patent suit against Apple

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The U.S. International Trade Commission on Monday ended a two and a half year patent suit leveraged by Motorola against Apple, throwing out the the case as the last patent-in-suit was found to be invalid.    ...
ITC throws out Motorola patent suit against Apple

'Obstinate' Conficker worm infests millions of PCs years later

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The long-suppressed Conficker botnet is still actively infecting millions of new machines, giving Windows enterprise users a two-and-a-half-year headache....
'Obstinate' Conficker worm infests millions of PCs years later

Google says US government takedown requests have doubled in last six months

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New data released by Google shows that US government requests to remove search results, YouTube videos and other content has increased by 103 percent in the last half year. The company also released takedown information from around the world that show countries targeting everything from social network profiles to a...
Google says US government takedown requests have doubled in last six months

Sources: Cook exercising tighter control over supply chain

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Tim Cook is exerting more control over the Apple supply chain since he took over as CEO last year, according to DigiTimes sources within the supply companies. Inspections are said to not only be more frequent but longer, and for the past half year the company has allegedly been putting...
Sources: Cook exercising tighter control over supply chain

Reddit Adds Benefits For Gold Members To Further Monetize The Site Without More Ads

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Social-sharing site Reddit has announced the addition of new benefits for Gold members as part of its efforts to further monetize the site without relying on more banner ads. Reddit Gold members now have access to a wide range of offers from the site’s retail partners, ranging from urban gardening...
Reddit Adds Benefits For Gold Members To Further Monetize The Site Without More Ads

Xero nabs $49m from Peter Thiel, Matrix Capital to rival Quickbooks and help companies manage finances

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Small business accounting software Xero has raised $49 million from Valar Ventures (backed by Peter Thiel) and Matrix Capital to help further its goal of helping companies with their finances. With the investment, this is the third time Thiel has backed the company. Xero is the small business version of...
Xero nabs $49m from Peter Thiel, Matrix Capital to rival Quickbooks and help companies manage finances

500% growth? $10M in new cash? Steve Jobs-trained CEO? Magnetic has it all

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Single-year revenue growth of over 500 percent is going to bring any company good things. In online marketing firm Magnetic’s case, it’s brought a new series of funding totalling $10 million. Magnetic is a leader in the search retargeting industry, an industry that allows advertisers to aggregate audiences and market to them based...
500% growth? $10M in new cash? Steve Jobs-trained CEO? Magnetic has it all

Samsung Galaxy S III may yet ship in April to preempt Apple

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Samsung's decision to skip unveiling the Galaxy S III at this week's just-ended Mobile World Congress may not have been a sign of a delay but a competitive move to keep its final plans a secret. Leaks from unnamed Samsung officials to ZDNet had the company still on track to...
Samsung Galaxy S III may yet ship in April to preempt Apple

Charge your phone with your shoe? New Kenyan technology makes it possible.

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Kenya’s Anthony Mutua, 24, has developed an ultra-thin chip of crystals that can charge mobile phones when placed in shoe soles. The technology can generate electricity when put under pressure. The technology, which generates electricity once stepped on when the user walks, Mutua says, harvests the energy in two ways. It...
Charge your phone with your shoe? New Kenyan technology makes it possible.

RBS to pay £125m for IT glitch

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Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a half-year loss of £1.5bn and is putting aside £125m to pay compensation for the recent breakdown of its IT systems....
RBS to pay £125m for IT glitch

Telefónica risk-taker bets the future on digital expansion

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Matthew Key, former head of O2 in the UK, is gambling that he can make new digital and online ventures pay off for the Spanish telecoms firmMatthew Key's career has been marked by three big bets. As head of the O2 mobile network in the UK, he decided to back...
Telefónica risk-taker bets the future on digital expansion

Yahoo May Not Need a "Loebotomy," But It Definitely Can't Endure a Brain-Sapping Proxy Fight

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Let’s put this in the simplest terms: Yahoo cannot spend the next half year in any kind of testy proxy battle with activist shareholder Daniel Loeb. Not shouldn’t. Can’t. Having closely covered the last goat rodeo in 2008 with corporate troublemaker Carl Icahn — which ended in big shareholders...
Yahoo May Not Need a "Loebotomy," But It Definitely Can't Endure a Brain-Sapping Proxy Fight

Why we are buying paidContent

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First the news: Yes, the rumors are true. We are indeed buying the assets of ContentNext Media from Guardian News & Media Limited. And no, we are not disclosing the terms of the deal, except that we are buying the entire group of properties — paidContent.org, mocoNews.net, contentSutra and paidContent:UK...
Why we are buying paidContent
Two-year-old girl receives new trachea made from her own stem cells

The Most Important Person At Gawker Media Not Named Nick Denton Is Leaving

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Gaby Darbyshire, Gawker Media’s longtime chief operating officer, is leaving the company. Or maybe she’s already left. Ask different people at Nick Denton’s blog network about Darbyshire’s departure date and you’ll get different results. Some think she left last summer; others say last fall, and others insist that she’s still...
The Most Important Person At Gawker Media Not Named Nick Denton Is Leaving

RIM's BlackBerry App World Tops Three Billion Downloads

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Some good news for Research In Motion amid the unceasing torrent of bad. BlackBerry App World, the company’s answer to Apple’s iTunes App Store and Google Play has reached a milestone worth celebrating: It’s served up 3 billion downloads since its debut in 2009 — a billion of those in...
RIM's BlackBerry App World Tops Three Billion Downloads

In new downturn, subscription salvation for some, ad gold rush for others

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By now, the world was supposed to have emerged from the worst of the global economic storm that strangled advertising dollars through 2008 and 2010. But lingering European concerns suggest the ad dip is back, according to several company earnings disclosures this week. As it returns, some publishers are congratulating...
In new downturn, subscription salvation for some, ad gold rush for others

UK supermarket Sainsbury’s rebrands its ‘tiger bread’ after girl’s letter goes viral

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Back in May 2011, three-and-a-half-year-old Lily Robinson wrote a letter to UK supermarket chain Sainsbury’s, asking why its Tiger Bread was called that when it actually looks much more like a giraffe. Chris King, a 27-and-a-third-year-old who worked in the Sainsbury’s customer service team at the time, gave this heartfelt...
UK supermarket Sainsbury’s rebrands its ‘tiger bread’ after girl’s letter goes viral

Driver social network Waze picks up 2M users a month, eyes global markets

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On the traffic-clogged streets of Tel Aviv, every cab ride I experienced was either thrillingly close-to-illegal or brain-meltingly tiresome. But car rides were a little easier – and they all had one thing in common – each had an iPhone cradled in a hands-free stand, each toting Waze, the crowdsourced...
Driver social network Waze picks up 2M users a month, eyes global markets

Apple To Kill Ping, Add Facebook

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(image) I know you all know that Apple has cut a deal to integrate Facebook, because of the relentless coverage of Apple’s developer conference this week. However, I just saw this story from ATD: Apple’s Ping to End With a Thud in Next Release of iTunes And thought to myself...
Apple To Kill Ping, Add Facebook
Google Docs pioneer Sam Schillace joins Box as VP of Engineering

Dust: An Elysian Tail: One animator's 3.5 year quest to create his dream game

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16-bit Action RPG HD Remix When professional animator and illustrator Dean Dodrill set out to learn how to program by creating a simple game based on his "Elysian Tail" universe, he figured the entire project would take him about three months. Instead, Dust: An Elysian Tail turned into a...
Dust: An Elysian Tail: One animator's 3.5 year quest to create his dream game
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