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More Data Showing iOS -- And Especially The iPhone -- Still Killing It In The Enterprise, At Android's Expense

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Apple’s iOS is consolidating its grip on the enterprise market and taking share from Android, according to customer data from enterprise file sharing and hybrid cloud storage company Egnyte, which offers cloud back-up and storage services for a mix of customers, from large corporates with thousands of seats to SMEs with just a...
More Data Showing iOS -- And Especially The iPhone -- Still Killing It In The Enterprise, At Android's Expense
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Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

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You can't just sell the new 2012 Ford Focus Electric, you've got to embrace what it stands for, or at least that's what Dearborn is telling its dealers. Per the company HQ, outfits hoping to offer the electric hatchback on their lots later this year must send sales staff...
Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

US falls behind in social-media race, expert says

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The U.S. government is losing a race in cyberspace -- a social-networking race for the hearts and minds of Internet users, a computer security expert said Wednesday....
US falls behind in social-media race, expert says

Manchester's big Subbuteo revival

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The sky's the limit for the little chaps as the Greek crisis sees Athens hand over mini-football's World Cup to the north of England. Tom Midlane reportsI'm in a bar at nine o' clock in the evening and a man is telling me about the technique his uncle used to...
Manchester's big Subbuteo revival

Google Remains King in Searches, Hearts and Minds

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Search engine usage survey shows Google gains, Yahoo loses -- but users don't like data gathered about them, either....
Google Remains King in Searches, Hearts and Minds

Could WordPress be the next Tumblr? | Dan Gillmor

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The tech world has seen a lot of major acquisitions, but WordPress stands out because of its open, yet profitable platformGiant media and internet companies keep scooping up social-media services: among others, MySpace went to News Corp, YouTube to Google, Instagram to Facebook, and now Tumblr to Yahoo. For the...
Could WordPress be the next Tumblr? | Dan Gillmor

Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

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As health-tracking companies battle it out for consumers’ hearts and minds — and wrists — Basis Science has announced that it has raised $11.5 million for its own sensor-based band that monitors a variety of health indicators. The Series B round was led by Mayfield Fund and included existing investors, DCM...
Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

Top 10 Twitter Trends This Week [CHART]

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Justin Bieber (and his fellow Teen Pop mercenaries) have conquered the hearts and minds of Twitter yet again this week. This should come as no surprise to anyone who has peeked over at the trending topics list at any time, day or night, for months.In the world of news...
Top 10 Twitter Trends This Week [CHART]

NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

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Good news: It appears that NASA may get the first chunk of money needed to kick off a project to snag an asteroid, put it in orbit around the Moon, and study it. Yes, this is precisely and exactly as cool as it sounds. According to the Christian Science Monitor,...
NASA may get $100 million to drag an asteroid into orbit around the Moon for research purposes

SXSW ride services encounter the paradox of free

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The concept of free is so sweet you can almost taste it. Take a minute to savor each delicious letter. F. R. E. E. It would be all well and good, if it weren’t for that wicked aftertaste. Free social networks are great, until the companies that provide them...
SXSW ride services encounter the paradox of free
Why The MPAA Can't 'Win The Hearts And Minds' Of The Public: File Sharing Is Mainstream

To save science, try celebrating "high quality ignorance"

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Fenix_21 LONG BEACH, CA—Stuart Firestein chairs the biological sciences department at Columbia University, and he came to the stage on the second day of the TED2013 conference in Southern California to address the scientific process. Specifically, Firestein wanted to share his thoughts on its ability, or lack thereof, to...
To save science, try celebrating "high quality ignorance"

Bloomberg: NYC’s Tech Success is Luring Potential Employees…Who Aren’t Cultureless Rubes

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I’m at the Lerer Ventures CEO Summit, mostly as a CEO, since Lerer is an investor in PandoDaily. But delightfully the event is also on the record. The downside is that this means I’m not getting a day off of blogging, which I was secretly hoping for (at least until...
Bloomberg: NYC’s Tech Success is Luring Potential Employees…Who Aren’t Cultureless Rubes

Windows 8′s Consumer Preview racks up 1 million downloads in 24 hours

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Microsoft’s Consumer Preview of its Windows 8 operating system has seen some 1 million downloads in its first day of availability. While not a surprising figure, given the massive popularity of Windows, the number underscores how critically important the upcoming piece of software is for the larger computing market. People...
Windows 8′s Consumer Preview racks up 1 million downloads in 24 hours
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THE APPLE INVESTOR: Why Is Tim Cook In China? (AAPL)

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The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. AAPL Up With Markets   The market is up following Bernanke's speech at the National Association of Business Economics, the dollar however is diving. Shares of AAPL are up after a morning...
THE APPLE INVESTOR: Why Is Tim Cook In China? (AAPL)

Q&A: Why Sony chose to do the opposite of Microsoft on used games

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In the battle for gamers' hearts and minds, Sony Computer Entertainment of America Jack Tretton explains why he thinks Sony's controversial new policy on used games is a winner. [Read more]...
Q&A: Why Sony chose to do the opposite of Microsoft on used games

US Gov't Falling Behind in Social-media Race, Expert Says

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The U.S. government is losing a race in cyberspace -- a social-networking race for the hearts and minds of Internet users, a computer security expert said......
US Gov't Falling Behind in Social-media Race, Expert Says

Samsung hits back at Apple but shares tumble after smartphone patent ruling

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South Korean group urges consumers to shun Apple as its market value suffers multimillion dollar fallSamsung has hit back at arch rival Apple as investors wiped $12bn (£7.6bn) off the South Korean group's market value in the wake of its dramatic loss to the iPhone maker in a high-profile US...
Samsung hits back at Apple but shares tumble after smartphone patent ruling

Cue the Conspiracy Theories: Parts of Flame Virus Are Nearly Identical to Stuxnet

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Perhaps President Obama's administration shouldn't have been so eager to take credit for Stuxnet in the press. As Reuters reports, Kaspersky Lab, a leading computer security firm in Moscow, has discovered that portions of code in the newer Flame virus are "nearly identical" to code in Stuxnet, the cyber weapon...
Cue the Conspiracy Theories: Parts of Flame Virus Are Nearly Identical to Stuxnet

Why EA's $400 Million Acquisition Failed To Take Out FarmVille (EA, ZNGA)

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For some time after launch, it looked like Playfish's The Sims Social, a Facebook-powered spin-off of Electronic Arts' top franchise, would pass CityVille as the top game on Facebook. Then it stalled. Then it started losing users. Sources tell us EA threw tons of cash at marketing the game to keep...
Why EA's $400 Million Acquisition Failed To Take Out FarmVille (EA, ZNGA)

Rock and roll with your friends. How Jolla's personality won the audience at Slush

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Unless you’ve been AWOL from tech in the past few days, you will have noticed that Jolla, the Finland-based designer and developer of smartphones and mobile operating systems, launched a volley of news at the Slush conference. Frankly the company’s presentation at the event was a perfect pitch. News, charisma...
Rock and roll with your friends. How Jolla's personality won the audience at Slush

Huawei loves the US too much to leave, doesn't like it enough to stay

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Huawei VP Eric Xu was quoted as saying that the company isn't "interested in the US market anymore," but that doesn't mean he's packing his bags. Huawei has reaffirmed that it'll continue to push its infrastructure and handset businesses in the states -- despite being branded as a security...
Huawei loves the US too much to leave, doesn't like it enough to stay
Barnes & Noble hits the UK, launches Nook Simple Touch, Glowlight and a pair of HD tablets

Walmart versus Amazon: The next great tech battle?

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Walmart is trying to roll onto Amazon's turf One of the most fascinating rivalries going on in tech right now isn’t between Apple and Microsoft. Or Google and Facebook. It’s actually the battle for online retail dollars between Walmart and Amazon.com, a fight for the hearts and minds of the...
Walmart versus Amazon: The next great tech battle?

Fly Or Die: iCases!

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It’s almost silly to own an iPad or iPhone without a case — they’re such fragile devices. But not every case is a good one. In fact, we learned in this episode of Fly or Die that not every case even fits. We decided to look at TwelveSouth’s BookBook...
Fly Or Die: iCases!

TURKEY: Who said that capturing hearts and minds in the Muslim world is mission impossible? http://bit.ly/cwapDS #soapopera

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TURKEY: Who said that capturing hearts and minds in the Muslim world is mission impossible? http://bit.ly/cwapDS #soapopera

Oculus VR Co-Founder Andrew Scott Reisse Killed At 33, The Victim Of A Hit-And-Run

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Our community has lost a brilliant mind today. Andrew Scott Reisse, a founding member and lead engineer on the Oculus Rift VR headset project, was struck and killed by a vehicle in Santa Ana, California as its driver fled from the police. According to an ABC report, Reisse was crossing...
Oculus VR Co-Founder Andrew Scott Reisse Killed At 33, The Victim Of A Hit-And-Run
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