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LightSquared CEO Resigns as Company Runs Into Interference

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Wireless start-up LightSquared today announced that Sanjiv Ahuja is stepping down as CEO, with Chief Network Officer Doug Smith and CFO Marc Montagner named as interim co-chief operating officers while the company searches for a new CEO. Ahuja will continue to serve as chairman of the board. LightSquared CEO Sanjiv...
LightSquared CEO Resigns as Company Runs Into Interference

Remember Aaron Swartz by working against government abuses

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The internet activist was an advocate for open society who faced an abusive prosecution from the government. He will be missedAs we mourn Aaron Swartz, let's save energy for some anger - and activism.Aaron, whose work was entirely about making our world a better place, died by his own hand....
Remember Aaron Swartz by working against government abuses
SMS Turns 20, Marches Towards Irrelevance

Twitter Gets Stricter, Parts Ways With LinkedIn

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News updates all day from Fast Company.As of today, you will no longer be able to sync your tweets to your LinkedIn profile. In a blog post, LinkedIn explained that it will turn off its tweet stream, which has been available for the past two-and-a-half years, as a result of "Twitter's...
Twitter Gets Stricter, Parts Ways With LinkedIn

The Good And Bad News From The Latest Pay TV Subscriber Figures

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The good news for the traditional subscription TV industry: subscriber counts across the cable/satellite/telco television services industry grew by 380,000 in 2011. The bad news? Growth of satellite and telco subscriptions, which had been driving the entire so-called multi-channel programming distributor sector (MVPD), slowed down last year. For a...
The Good And Bad News From The Latest Pay TV Subscriber Figures

How augmented reality will change the way we live

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In 1945, The Atlantic Monthly published an article by the American inventor Vannevar Bush. The title of the article was “As We May Think”. It outlined a concept (considered revolutionary at that time) for a futuristic networked machine similar to today’s Internet-enabled devices. This apparatus was called a Memex....
How augmented reality will change the way we live

How Japan Lost Its Electronics Crown

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During a business trip to Japan in 2004, technology analyst Michael Gartenberg caught a glimpse of Sony Corp.’s Librie, the first e-book reader with an electronic ink display.Mr. Gartenberg was impressed. He saw it as a harbinger of a new wave of products that would hit the U.S. But there...
How Japan Lost Its Electronics Crown

RT @gigastacey: This is pretty big. Harbinger Capital wants to build an open LTE network that covers most of the U.S. by 2015. http://bit.ly/9m20KB

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RT @gigastacey: This is pretty big. Harbinger Capital wants to build an open LTE network that covers most of the U.S. by 2015. http://bit.ly/9m20KB

It’s official: LightSquared goes bankrupt. What’s next?

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Hours away from defaulting on debt, LightSquared  filed for bankruptcy protection Monday afternoon. What’s next? The company has said it would use the shelter of voluntary Chapter 11 to buy time in its fight to build its nationwide LTE network, but given how slim its chances are of winning that...
It’s official: LightSquared goes bankrupt. What’s next?
Bitcoin is legal, but mainstream adoption will mandate playing by the rules
Five Years Of Android: The Devices That Defined Google's Mobile OS

ARM claims new GPU has desktop-class brains, requests OpenCL certificate to prove it

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It's been a while since ARM announced its next generation of Mali GPUs, the T604 and T658, but in the semiconductor business silence should never be confused with inactivity. Behind the scenes, the chip designers have been working with Khronos -- that great keeper of open standards -- to...
ARM claims new GPU has desktop-class brains, requests OpenCL certificate to prove it

5 meter oarfish is a traditional harbinger of earthquakes

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5 meter oarfish is a traditional harbinger of earthquakes
LightSquared considering bankruptcy after being derailed by regulators

Top Facebook Exec Brett Taylor Leaving To Do His Own Thing, More Departures Could Follow

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And so it begins: Facebook CTO and mobile guru Bret Taylor is leaving Facebook this summer, Kara Swisher is reporting, off to do a startup with Google App Engine founder Kevin Gibbs. Taylor confirmed the news in (of course) a Facebook update. This is one of the first in a...
Top Facebook Exec Brett Taylor Leaving To Do His Own Thing, More Departures Could Follow
Meet Cid, the harbinger of a new CyanogenMod era

Coinsetter Lands $500K From SecondMarket Founder & Others To Help Bring Leverage, Shorting To Bitcoin Trade

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Today, Coinsetter, a New York City-based startup looking to launch a new Forex trading platform for Bitcoin, announced today that it has raised $500,000 in seed capital. The round was led by Tribeca Venture Partners, with participation from angel investors like SecondMarket co-founder and CEO Barry Silbert, Jimmy Furland, a...
Coinsetter Lands $500K From SecondMarket Founder & Others To Help Bring Leverage, Shorting To Bitcoin Trade

YouTube Is Top Free App In iTunes Charts; Google Maps To Be Next?

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It’s been a week since Google released its first ever YouTube app for the iPhone and iPad. It’s not the top free app in iTunes and may be a harbinger of what will happen with the expected Google Maps app. It may sound odd to some that YouTube is new...
YouTube Is Top Free App In iTunes Charts; Google Maps To Be Next?
How Google plans to rule the computing world through Chrome
To avoid defaulting on its massive debt, LightSquared’s Falcone is stepping aside
GM restarts Chevy Volt production ahead of schedule, citing increased demand

RT @gigaom: Are Harbinger’s LTE Network Plans a Red Herring? http://dlvr.it/Pc8R

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RT @gigaom: Are Harbinger’s LTE Network Plans a Red Herring? http://dlvr.it/Pc8R

Why cross-platform gaming is Microsoft's secret weapon

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Microsoft has taken major heat for its recent reinvention efforts, but amid public lambasting of Windows 8 and the Surface tablets, a critical new development has largely been ignored: The company has both the hardware and software to dominate the four most important gaming screens in your life. Your PC....
Why cross-platform gaming is Microsoft's secret weapon
LightSquared files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Samsung's Going to Ship a Ton of Smartphones This Year

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Samsung’s preannouncement of a better-than-expected first-quarter operating profit could be a harbinger of a killer 2013 for the company’s mobile division. If Samsung can turn in jaw-dropping results for a period that didn’t include its new Galaxy S4 smartphone, what might it pull off in the quarters that do? Big...
Samsung's Going to Ship a Ton of Smartphones This Year
LightSquared goes dark, files for bankruptcy

Patent Law 101: What’s Wrong And Ways To Make It Right

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Patent blogs were lit up after the Supreme Court’s decision in Prometheus v. Mayo. Some have hailed the decision as a “harbinger of progress to come” while others have denounced it as revealing “just how little the Court understands the nuances of science, philosophy and language – let alone the...
Patent Law 101: What’s Wrong And Ways To Make It Right

LightSquared: Falcone may step down as ‘public face’ of wireless-telecom company, report says

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Philip Falcone, the chief executive of principal LightSquared investor Harbinger Capital, may step down as the public face of the company, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. Unnamed “people familiar with the negotiations” told the newspaper that Falcone’s agreement with the company’s board may convince LightSquared’s lenders...
LightSquared: Falcone may step down as ‘public face’ of wireless-telecom company, report says
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