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All about Bitcoin: the rise and trials of an anonymous virtual currency
The Android Conundrum: People Buy More Phones And Do Less With Them (AAPL, GOOG)
We Have No Evidence Amazon Is Launching a Square Competitor, But I Hope So

Asymco: Google makes only $1.70 a year per Android device

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Apple, by contrast, generated more than $575 for every iOS device it sold last year Source: Asymco.com “In terms of returns, Android is sustainable,” writes Asymco’s Horace Dediu at the end of a long analytical piece posted Monday. “However, in relative terms the value created leaves much to be desired.”...
Asymco: Google makes only $1.70 a year per Android device

The Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print

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It was probably inevitable, but on Tuesday, it became official: the Encyclopaedia Britannica is finally going out of print. The news was confirmed yesterday by Jorge Cauz, president of Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., who told the New York Times that his company has decided to completely abandon print operations,...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica is going out of print

Ouya Games Console Starts Shipping To First Customers

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The Kickstarter-funded, $99 device is expected to shake up the gaming industry. Ouya, the cube-shaped gaming console that won all its backing on Kickstarter, has started shipping units, reports the BBC. The system, which runs on Android, rapidly raised over $8 million in investment, and is expected to disrupt...
Ouya Games Console Starts Shipping To First Customers

Show Me The: Hegemony: Phillip Of Macedon

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Show Me The: Hegemony: Phillip Of Macedon
BlackBerry CEO Expects 100,000 Apps To Be Available In Time For BlackBerry 10′s U.S. Debut

Strangely Beautiful Map Shows Territory Controlled In The Fast Food Wars

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I had always assumed that McDonalds' hamburger hegemony of the United States, if not the world, was complete. I was wrong. Clearly, I need to leave the Northeast more. The above map shows the dominant burger chains in different parts of the United States. The black dots represent the...
Strangely Beautiful Map Shows Territory Controlled In The Fast Food Wars

Samsung reportedly launching Tizen-based phones on NTT DoCoMo in 2013

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According to Japan's Daily Yomiuri, NTT DoCoMo is parterning with Samsung to develop phones running the open-source Tizen operating system, with the first handsets reaching the market next year. According to the Yomiuri, other mobile carriers are also getting behind the development of Tizen because they "fear the hegemony"...
Samsung reportedly launching Tizen-based phones on NTT DoCoMo in 2013

Sony's only hope in the smartphone market is third place (and that's just fine!)

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation In the smartphone market, third place is the new first. Just ask Sony, which, like just about everyone else, is aiming for the moon and not the stars when it comes to its smartphone efforts. Rather than target the near-insurmountable hegemony...
Sony's only hope in the smartphone market is third place (and that's just fine!)

Who controls the internet? | Jemima Kiss

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Ahead of a Google+ Hangout on the battle for the internet, Jemima Kiss looks at how tech giants are fighting for supremacyHave you ever noticed that wherever you are in the world, every telephone keypad looks the same? Or wondered why satellites don't crash into each other? Or why you...
Who controls the internet? | Jemima Kiss

ei: US hegemony, not "the lobby," behind complicity with Israel

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ei: US hegemony, not "the lobby," behind complicity with Israel

Mozilla CEO Kovacs Pleads For Fragmentation; Says Fate Of Our Mobile World Can't Depend On Just Two Companies

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Gary Kovacs, the CEO of Mozilla, today took aim at Apple and Google — or possibly Apple and Samsung; you can take your pick about how you parse mobile dominance — and made a impassioned for the mobile world to remain competitive. At a keynote during the Mobile World Congress...
Mozilla CEO Kovacs Pleads For Fragmentation; Says Fate Of Our Mobile World Can't Depend On Just Two Companies

Twilio Is Crushing It: 150K Developers, 1.5M API Calls A Day, 1B Total Phone Calls, Expanding To 20 More Countries

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Twilio, the startup that lets developers incorporate cloud-based voice and messaging services directly into mobile and web apps used by startups like Uber and established companies like eBay and Hulu, today revealed some big numbers and a bigger footprint for its services as it continues to disrupt the carrier world...
Twilio Is Crushing It: 150K Developers, 1.5M API Calls A Day, 1B Total Phone Calls, Expanding To 20 More Countries
Drawing parallels between Detroit car manufacturers and Japan's electronics industry

For Microsoft, The Worm Turns Through Apple

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The post For Microsoft, The Worm Turns Through Apple appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(image) Wow. That’s about the sum of my initial reaction to this story from ATD: Exclusive: Microsoft Pressing Apple to Take a Smaller Cut on Sales Inside Office for iOS. The wow isn’t that Microsoft is...
For Microsoft, The Worm Turns Through Apple

Will the Cloud Challenge Apple's Dynasty?

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The news may be about the iPad this weekend but it's the cloud that will hover hot over Apple by the Fall and in many respects challenge its hegemony over how we store and share music and video. According to CNET, that's about the time of year that it looks...
Will the Cloud Challenge Apple's Dynasty?

The best carrier for the unlocked Nexus 4: American GSM networks compared

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The Nexus 4, which goes on sale today, is a significant device not just because of its top-of-the-range specs. The Nexus 4 is also worthy of your attention because it’s a brand new phone that’s selling for a reasonable price and is unlocked. If you so desire, this is the...
The best carrier for the unlocked Nexus 4: American GSM networks compared

Betting the Company on Windows 8

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I'd argue that the last truly revolutionary version of Windows was Windows 95. In the subsequent 17 years, we've seen a stream of mostly minor and often inconsequential design changes in Windows - at its core, you've got the same old stuff: a start menu, a desktop with icons,...
Betting the Company on Windows 8

Life with Google: "You're gonna get your ass kicked at some point"

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Honestly, we should have just rolled out therapist couches at this CEO Supper Club. I had no idea how much Google angst our LA Loudmouths were carrying. We’ve already brought you Jason Calacanis on why he decided not to take more money from YouTube, but the conversation about Google went...
Life with Google: "You're gonna get your ass kicked at some point"

Data: Google Is Evil

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It’s bad enough when you run a search company in an increasingly social world. It’s worse when anti-trust regulators say you have unfairly and illegally used your dominance in search to promote your own products over those of competitors. Now Google executives, who like to boast of their company’s informal...
Data: Google Is Evil

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Can Any Of Us Trust Google? (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up With Tech Stocks are up after a rocky morning despite Europe closing largely in the red. Shares of GOOG are up after morning lows. Investors continue look for Android momentum on...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Can Any Of Us Trust Google? (GOOG)

App Stores In Q1 2013 Hauled In $2.2B In Sales On 13.4B Downloads, Google/Apple Duopoly Leading The Way: Canalys

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Apple’s App Store and Goole Play on Android continue to set the pace for the overall performance and fortunes of mobile apps worldwide, while BlackBerry and Microsoft’s Windows Phone remain “distant challengers.” Figures out today from Canalys note that in Q1 2013, the four top app stores worldwide collectively accounted...
App Stores In Q1 2013 Hauled In $2.2B In Sales On 13.4B Downloads, Google/Apple Duopoly Leading The Way: Canalys
Watch out taxi cabs: Uber army growing to 800 strong

The Turing Fellowship received 1,000 applications in 2013 for its 19 internships at top NYC startups

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Today the Turing Fellows program announced the results of its 2013 class: More than 1,000 students applied for a mere 19 spots. Those that were accepted, naturally, were the best of the best. Turing itself focuses on the New York City startup scene, making it a pleasant break from the...
The Turing Fellowship received 1,000 applications in 2013 for its 19 internships at top NYC startups

Microsoft reports record revenue thanks to Windows 8, but is still dwarfed by Apple's hardware hegemony

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Hot the heels of Apple's record breaking quarter, Microsoft (MSFT) has broken its own revenue record and raked in $21.5 billion in Q2 2013 (calendar Q4 2012). Revenue was only up 3% on the same period last year, though, and profits at $6.4 billion were actually down 4%. Apple's profits,...
Microsoft reports record revenue thanks to Windows 8, but is still dwarfed by Apple's hardware hegemony

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

The Dogs of War: Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft

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It’s hard to grasp the breathtaking scale of the epic war between Microsoft, Google and Apple. Billions upon billions of dollars. Entire industries at stake. This is the board. These are the pieces. If you think about it, what’s shocking isn’t the size of Microsoft or Apple, companies that...
The Dogs of War: Apple vs. Google vs. Microsoft
Nothing Merry in Redmond: The pile on Microsoft continues
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