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Jimmy Kimmel Proves: Apple's Magic Is In The Brainwash

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Apple has definitely perfected their magic trick. There’s no doubt about that. The company has the ability to brainwash, and I say that as someone who has been brainwashed myself by the beauty and simplicity of Apple products. But it stretches far beyond the actual hardware, software or services, and...
Jimmy Kimmel Proves: Apple's Magic Is In The Brainwash

April Was a Loser for Video Game Industry

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April was a cruel month indeed for the video game industry. Sales of gaming hardware, software and accessories in the U.S. for the month peaked at $495.2 million, according to sales data from research firm NPD, down 25 percent from the same period in 2012. Retail software sales declined 17...
April Was a Loser for Video Game Industry

Fired Apple Executive Scott Forstall 'Was The Best Approximation Of Steve Jobs That Apple Had Left' (AAPL)

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Apple's decision to fire Scott Forstall may have been a mistake, according to Michael Lopp, a director at Palantir, and formerly a senior engineer at Apple. Forstall "was the best approximation of Steve Jobs that Apple had left," says Lopp. "In my years at Apple, the Caffe Macs chatter about...
Fired Apple Executive Scott Forstall 'Was The Best Approximation Of Steve Jobs That Apple Had Left' (AAPL)
During next iCloud outage, check Apple's shiny new systems status page

Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Mozilla’s low-end smartphone efforts are picking up steam — and some major allies. It’s latest partner is electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn, which has inked a deal to create devices running Mozilla’s new mobile operating system. But this isn’t just about smartphones. Foxconn...
Going beyond Apple, Foxconn inks big partnership deal for Mozilla's Firefox OS
Google's market cap passes Microsoft's, still less than half of Apple's

The Truth About What Google Wants To Do With Motorola: Attack The iPhone (GOOG, AAPL)

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When Google bought Motorola Mobility for $12 billion last summer, the company told press, shareholders and partners that it made the purchase for Motorola's patents. That's true. Google got a great price for Motorola's patents, which well help protect the company from lawsuits that otherwise might have been crippling. Google...
The Truth About What Google Wants To Do With Motorola: Attack The iPhone (GOOG, AAPL)

Steve Ballmer Does Not Know the Meaning of 'Inside Voice'

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This man dearly loves a brawl. (Photo: Wikimedia) On the heels of an embarrassing takedown like that Vanity Fair profile, most CEOs would lay low. The article both eviscerates the notion that Microsoft can still innovate and is none too flattering regarding Steve Ballmer’s leadership. But that’s not how Steve Ballmer rolls....
Steve Ballmer Does Not Know the Meaning of 'Inside Voice'

Dell: Build Your Own Cloud

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In growing technology markets, the rate of innovation increases as the technologies become more accessible. That's what is most significant about the announcement from Dell today that it is now offering servers, loaded and ready to go. The servers are designed with the power and optimized for customers that wish...
Dell: Build Your Own Cloud

Oracle Beats Earnings, Stock Up 2% After Hours (ORCL)

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Oracle has recovered from its tough quarter at the end of last year. It just posted non-GAAP earnings of $0.62 per share on revenue of $9.04 billion. Analysts were expecting EPS of $0.56 on $9.02 billion in revenue. Oracle blew its earnings last quarter, sending its stock down 13%...
Oracle Beats Earnings, Stock Up 2% After Hours (ORCL)

"What's The Expression"?

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"What's The Expression"?: Steven Burke of CRN spoke to Steve Ballmer after Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto: "But we are not going to let any piece of this [go uncontested to Apple]," shouted Ballmer. "Not the consumer cloud. Not hardware software innovation. We are not leaving any of that...
"What's The Expression"?

The Shape of the Battle for Hardware, Software and Cloud

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Google, Apple, Microsoft and Amazon all offer comprehensive versions of a world of hardware and software in your hands, connected to the cloud. Increasingly, the competition looks like the old tech industry conflict surrounding the personal computer operating system. Developers are again critical, though how we define "developer" may be...
The Shape of the Battle for Hardware, Software and Cloud

Intel creates $100m fund for Internet-aware car tech

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Intel is creating a new venture fund to invest in companies developing technologies used in cars and other powered vehicles. The company is planning on putting $100 million over the next four to five years into promising research for automotive hardware, software, and services. The investments could be in developments...
Intel creates $100m fund for Internet-aware car tech

No Pain, No Gain: Sony Chief to Outline Strategy April 12

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Just how does Sony plan to turn around its business after forecasting a $2.7 billion fiscal net loss, its fourth in a row? We’ll find out on April 12, when Sony’s newly installed CEO Kaz Hirai hosts a special event to outline the company’s strategy. Hirai has promised “painful” measures...
No Pain, No Gain: Sony Chief to Outline Strategy April 12

I.B.M. Is No Longer a Tech Bellwether

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I.B.M. is the largest supplier of information technology - hardware, software and services - to corporations and governments worldwide. But it is less and less a bellwether for the enterprise technology industry. I.B.M., like Apple in consumer technology, has gone its own way - separate from the industry pack....
I.B.M. Is No Longer a Tech Bellwether
Innovation: Where Can We Go From Here? A Lot Of Places, Actually
Microsoft promises 'strategic shift' in hardware strategy as Surface preps for launch

Dell Considers Going Private, Again

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Shares of computer and IT company Dell are soaring and were briefly halted on word of a report by Bloomberg News that the company is in talks to go private. Bloomberg’s chatty banker sources say that Del is in talks to do a deal with at least two private equity...
Dell Considers Going Private, Again

Microsoft's Big Tablet Dilemma Illustrated In Two Steve Ballmer Quotes (MSFT)

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Is Steve Ballmer contradicting himself about the Surface tablet? Horace Dediu of Asymco notes two Ballmer quotes that show the tightrope he's being forced to walk now that Microsoft is building its own hardware. In an interview with CRN, Ballmer is asked about Microsoft doing a phone, and he says,...
Microsoft's Big Tablet Dilemma Illustrated In Two Steve Ballmer Quotes (MSFT)

Tim Cook: Apple's executive reshuffle "takes us to a whole new level"

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Apple’s decision to axe SVP of iOS Software Scott Forstall and SVP of Retail John Browett was influenced by a desire to increase the level of collaboration between its hardware, software and services divisions, Tim Cook has revealed in an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek. Since the announcement of Apple’s executive reshuffle...
Tim Cook: Apple's executive reshuffle "takes us to a whole new level"

iPad rivals catching up: Can iPad 3 keep them at bay?

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Apple's competitors are packing in better hardware, software, and features. CNET looks at a few of the advantages they hold over the iPad. [Read more]...
iPad rivals catching up: Can iPad 3 keep them at bay?

Ignition bankrolls Ratify to help corporations view network data in one spot

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Ratify, a Bellevue startup that’s developing technologies to allow corporations to view network data in one place, has landed $2 million in venture funding from Ignition Partners and Jafco Ventures, according to a SEC filing. The company is led by former Microsoft Vice President Kurt Kolb, who previously led the software...
Ignition bankrolls Ratify to help corporations view network data in one spot

Larry Ellison: Hardware-software Integration Key, Apple Is Best Example

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Thursday his company will continue to bet on selling high-end custom hardware for its software products, even amidst a growing......
Larry Ellison: Hardware-software Integration Key, Apple Is Best Example
Microsoft's new Apple-inspired strategy means more devices, better integration

Seven Questions for Dell Enterprise Head Marius Haas and Software Head John Swainson

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Though its share price doesn’t quite indicate it, Dell has been a company on the move lately. Long known primarily for its personal computer business, CEO Michael Dell has been leading a headlong charge to transform the company he started into the enterprise business. Years ago, Dell’s focus had been...
Seven Questions for Dell Enterprise Head Marius Haas and Software Head John Swainson

Tim Cook explains what makes people successful at Apple

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Apple CEO Tim Cook traveled to Duke’s Fuqua Business School for his 25th reunion in late April. While he was there, he sat down for an hour-long Q&A with Bill Boulding, the school’s dean. This week, Duke released seven clips of his talk — providing a candid look at Cook’s...
Tim Cook explains what makes people successful at Apple

Xbox again reigns supreme in U.S. console market

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The device has taken the top spot for the 27th-consecutive month, and saw $402 million spent on its hardware, software, and accessories during the month. [Read more]...
Xbox again reigns supreme in U.S. console market

When malware strikes: How to clean an infected PC

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You work hard to protect your PC from the malicious thugs of our digital world. You keep your antivirus program up to date. You avoid questionable Web sites. You don't open suspicious email attachments. You keep Java, Flash, and Adobe Reader up-to-date--or better yet, you learn to live without...
When malware strikes: How to clean an infected PC

Insert Coin semifinalist: Hodu is a 'zero failure' physical therapy hardware / software combo

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Hodu borrows its name from the Korean word for "walnut," a reference to the culture's use of the nut as an exercise tool in traditional medicine. The barbell-shaped device is a "zero failure" physical therapy tool, aimed at rewarding patients for even the slightest level of feedback. There are...
Insert Coin semifinalist: Hodu is a 'zero failure' physical therapy hardware / software combo

Structure Europe 2012 live coverage

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It seems obvious: cloud computing is a global phenomenon precisely because it allows anyone anywhere to access computing resources for work and play. However, we hear less about the revolutions taking place in enterprise computing outside the U.S., where billions live and billions are spent on enterprise hardware, software, and...
Structure Europe 2012 live coverage
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