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MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Susan Loh

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When I introduced this series on People, I stated that it was going to have a bunch of guest posts because there are many people who know a lot more about the people side of business than I do. One of them is Susan Loh who is Head of Talent...
MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Susan Loh
BYOD is unstoppable. Smart companies must build apps

iPhone 5 sales top 5 million units over first wekeend, Apple says

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That's a million higher than the iPhone 4S, but probably still not enough to satisfy high expectations. More than 100 million devices have been upgraded to iOS 6, despite the maps flap. [Read more]...
iPhone 5 sales top 5 million units over first wekeend, Apple says

No Pop Equals a Flop? Welcome to the Irrational World of Public Markets, Facebook

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Disappointing. Dud. Lackluster. Underwhelming. Facebook shares didn’t blow up like pretty much everyone thought they would. (And stop saying you told us so, it’s too easy to be a nay-sayer.) Because no one managed our fragile, sky-high expectations, we are sorely let down. At least, that’s how most financial coverage...
No Pop Equals a Flop? Welcome to the Irrational World of Public Markets, Facebook

Dell: Little momentum in ARM servers until 64-bit processors

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The low-power capabilities of ARM-based processors have created high expectations for their use in servers, but one of Dell's top engineers said they are unlikely to take off until 64-bit versions hit the market....
Dell: Little momentum in ARM servers until 64-bit processors

20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

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Rolling Stones, HERE Maps, Night Zookeeper, My London Story, Lili.fm, Todoist, Magic Town Stories and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of brand new iPhone and iPad apps released in the last seven days, from music, mapping and children's drawing apps through to time management, time-telling and crispy chicken promotions.As...
20 Best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Forrester: Apple’s TV distinction could be portability

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Frankly, no one has really sold me on why Apple should build a TV aside from its portable set-top box called the Apple TV.  With 7 year upgrade cycles and razor thin margins, it seems like Apple would be hard pressed to introduce something noticeably better than a current high end...
Forrester: Apple’s TV distinction could be portability

Apple's Retail Boss Is Out (AAPL)

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Developing...here's the release from Apple: CUPERTINO, California--October 29, 2012--Apple® today announced executive management changes that will encourage even more collaboration between the Company's world-class hardware, software and services teams. As part of these changes, Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi will add more responsibilities to their roles....
Apple's Retail Boss Is Out (AAPL)

GLUE Conference – May 23rd & 24th: For those who make the Web work [Discounts]

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There’s a conference out there for just about every aspect of the Internet that you could think about. But what’s been seriously lacking is something that focuses on the tie that binds. The glue, if you will, of the Internet and its various parts. Fortunately, the aptly-named GLUE Conference is...
GLUE Conference – May 23rd & 24th: For those who make the Web work [Discounts]
Nokia is building a revolutionary new phone to combat the ‘poorly designed’ iPhone

Strange Start for Nokia's All-Important Lumia 900

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Sometimes products go on sale with a long line out the door. Other times, products experience moderate or even sluggish first-day sales. Rarely, though, does a product hit the market on a day when stores are largely closed. That, however, was the case for the Nokia Lumia 900, which launched...
Strange Start for Nokia's All-Important Lumia 900

Netflix wants to spend up to 15 percent of its content cash on originals

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Netflix wants to spend up to 15 of its entire licensing budget on the production of original content within the next few years, according to Netflix Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos, who said at the Nomura 3rd Annual U.S. Media & Telecom Summit that the company is going to keep...
Netflix wants to spend up to 15 percent of its content cash on originals
Week in Gaming: Big news for big-name games, little guys still fighting a battle

LIVE: Intel Reports Second Quarter Earnings (INTC)

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Intel is set to report second quarter results after U.S. markets close at 4:00 p.m., with analysts looking for the investment banking giant to report earnings per share of $0.52 a share. Click here for updates > Revenue is projected to increase roughly four percent to $13.5 billion from the...
LIVE: Intel Reports Second Quarter Earnings (INTC)

Facebook revenues up 40%

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Social networking company performs better than expected thanks to surge in people accessing site via mobileFacebook beat Wall Street's expectations on Wednesday, announcing fourth-quarter earnings of $64m (£40.5m) on revenues up 40% to $1.59bn, and announced that mobile revenue had doubled and mobile users exceeded desktop ones. But its shares...
Facebook revenues up 40%
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Google Glass Will Connect With Android And iOS

Why is Facebook's e-commerce offering so disappointing?

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Facebook probably has high expectations for e-commerce, but it seems that either it, or the brands and businesses present on the social networking site, are out of sync. Some commentators see enormous growth opportunities; consultants Booz & Company predict global social commerce sales will be $30 billion in 2015. Others,...
Why is Facebook's e-commerce offering so disappointing?

Meet Apple's new iPad, now with a Retina Display

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Given all of the hype surrounding new Apple products, there are inevitably high expectations for the newest iPad....
Meet Apple's new iPad, now with a Retina Display

Analyst downgrades Apple stock over market concerns, high expectations

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Walter Piecyk says that Apple likely won't release the Apple TV this year and carrier decisions might hurt the company's share performance this year. [Read more]...
Analyst downgrades Apple stock over market concerns, high expectations

Zeebox to launch in the U.S. within 60 days

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U.K.-based social TV app maker Zeebox is going to bring its programming guide to the U.S. within the next 60 days, according to Zeebox co-founder and CTO Anthony Rose, who demonstrated the app Wednesday at the TV of Tomorrow Show in San Francisco. Zeebox is a second-screen app that allows users...
Zeebox to launch in the U.S. within 60 days

Google Originally Figured Android Tablets Would Own a Third of the Market by Now

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Google had some mighty high expectations for Android tablets back in 2010 and a relatively poor understanding of the market into which they were being launched. According to a quarterly Android review presented in 2010, Google expected to sell 10 million Android tablets in 2011 and capture a 33 percent...
Google Originally Figured Android Tablets Would Own a Third of the Market by Now

Social Point's Andrés Bou on Dragon City's success on mobile, sticking with the Facebook platform and plans for 2013

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Today’s Q&A is with Barcelona-based mobile-social game developer Social Point. Inside Mobile Apps: Could you talk about the importance of nailing cross-platform gameplay such as allowing users to pick up and play where they left off on either platform? Andrés Bou, Social Point co-founder and co-CEO (pictured right with co-founder...
Social Point's Andrés Bou on Dragon City's success on mobile, sticking with the Facebook platform and plans for 2013
Big Tech: Google Better Bring More Than Cardboard Tubes to This Gunfight

Sprint and HTC look to Evo 4G LTE for a comeback

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Sprint and HTC have high expectations for the phone, which the carrier hopes will win back Evo fans wanting an upgrade. [Read more]...
Sprint and HTC look to Evo 4G LTE for a comeback

In a huge shift, Apple announces Scott Forstall and John '#Fire' Browett are leaving the company

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SVP of iOS software scott Forstall is leaving Apple next year. Press release below: Apple® today announced executive management changes that will encourage even more collaboration between the Company’s world-class hardware, software and services teams. As part of these changes, Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi will...
In a huge shift, Apple announces Scott Forstall and John '#Fire' Browett are leaving the company

Tim Cook at the D Conference: Between the Lines

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Apple boss Tim Cook spoke Tuesday night at the D10 conference, his first major public interview since becoming CEO of Apple last year. His chat touched on everything from what he learned from Steve Jobs to his big-picture goal for Apple: To build great products, of course. But as always when a...
Tim Cook at the D Conference: Between the Lines

Apple hit by disappointing sales

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Shares in computing giant Apple fall 10% after sales figures announced late on Wednesday failed to meet investors' high expectations....
Apple hit by disappointing sales
Madden NFL 13 sells franchise-record 900,000 copies during first day

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle

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It has only been a few days since the release of Arrested Development on Netflix, but the fourth season of the series has already exceeded the company’s expectations. In an interview at the D11 conference, CEO Reed Hastings and Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos talked about the company’s plans for...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings On Arrested Development, Managing Content Licenses, And Coming Back From The Qwikster Debacle
You've Got The Whole World In Your Hands As Leap Motion Gains Google Earth Support
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