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'Hacktivists' responsible for 58 percent of data theft in 2011, according to report

Facebook's ad product guru to advise NY big data startup Sociocast

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Gokul Rajaram, who was recently described by Wired magazine as “the man who revs Facebook’s money engine,” is joining the advisory board of New York-based big data startup Sociocast. The company said Monday that Rajaram’s extensive background in ad tech, which includes managing Google’s AdSense network and advising several successful...
Facebook's ad product guru to advise NY big data startup Sociocast
Intel beats first quarter earnings forecasts

Why the "Want" Button Doesn't Work for Social Commerce

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When you’re in the market for a new camera, or a backpack for your 2nd grader, chances are you’ll search Google or Amazon for the product you want, and then scan for the cheapest deal or the best-reviewed product. You might also go directly to a favorite retailer’s website and...
Why the "Want" Button Doesn't Work for Social Commerce

The Windows Phone Marketplace buckles under influx of new apps

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Well, this is a problem that comes wrapped in a bit of good news: the Windows Phone Marketplace app submission process is jammed at the moment, reducing the number of apps that are making it into the platform’s app store. However, the cause of the problem is quite encouraging. Microsoft claims...
The Windows Phone Marketplace buckles under influx of new apps

This parody Surface ad should be Microsoft's official response to Apple's iPad mini

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It isn’t Friday, but you deserve this. Get some headphones, a decent pair, spit out all liquids from your mouth, and watch the following clip on high volume: Once you stop laughing and regain control, here’s some background: Apple released a commercial for its new iPad mini that was so...
This parody Surface ad should be Microsoft's official response to Apple's iPad mini

Developer Claims Three Major Carriers Throttle iPhone and iPad Data Speeds

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According to Joseph Brown, one of the developers behind the iTweakiOS site that provides hacked carrier updates for iOS users, Apple is purposely throttling iPhone data speeds to "even out" the network as Apple's phones consume more data than other smartphones. Brown states that AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint limit the...
Developer Claims Three Major Carriers Throttle iPhone and iPad Data Speeds

Facebook apologises for deleting free speech group's post on Syrian torture

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Social network mistakenly removes Article 19 update linking to report detailing alleged human rights abusesFacebook has apologised after it mistakenly deleted a free speech group's post on human rights abuses in Syria.The social network on Friday removed a status update by Article 19, which campaigns for freedom of speech, that...
Facebook apologises for deleting free speech group's post on Syrian torture

Chart of the day: Apple shares spike suddenly on high volume

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No hard news, just rumors of a large buyback or special dividend FORTUNE -- After trading down all day -- and all year, for that matter -- Apple (AAPL) began moving higher at 2:26 p.m. Monday and didn't stop until they hit resistance at $438. The stock closed at $437.86,...
Chart of the day: Apple shares spike suddenly on high volume

San Francisco's flagship Apple Store remodel to remove one of few remaining theaters, cost about $1.16M

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Apple will remodel its flagship Apple Store in San Francisco, reports IFOAppleStore. The store, located a 1 Stockton Street, is one of the most recognizable in the world and was the fourth store to feature a glass staircase of the type that is now synonymous with the chain. The store...
San Francisco's flagship Apple Store remodel to remove one of few remaining theaters, cost about $1.16M

Problems at Wells Fargo Website

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Wells Fargo customers are having difficulty accessing their accounts through the bank's website because of unusually high volume....
Problems at Wells Fargo Website
Zillow, Mum On $45M RentJuice Rumor, Launches First Dedicated Rental App, On Android

NBC.com hacked to serve up banking malware

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Websites affiliated with U.S. broadcaster NBC were hacked for several hours on Thursday, serving up malicious software intended to steal bank account details. On its own technology blog, NBC released a statement saying, “We’ve identified the problem and are working to resolve it. No user information has been compromised.â€...
NBC.com hacked to serve up banking malware

Sponsored post: Big data drives high performance for Cars.com

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Cars.com is an award-winning online destination for car shoppers visited by approximately 12 million unique visitors each month. In addition to millions of listings, the website also offers a variety of comparison resources, pricing tools, expert automotive content and dealership reviews. To support its high volume of site traffic, Cars.com...
Sponsored post: Big data drives high performance for Cars.com

Store Charging Patrons $5 For 'Just Looking', To Offset Losses From Internet Shoppers

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To make up for pesky competition from the Internet, the owner of an Australian retail store is charging patrons $5 for “just looking”, in order to offset losses from shoppers who browse and then buy online. “If you’re going to be asking bucketloads of questions, you’ve got to pay...
Store Charging Patrons $5 For 'Just Looking', To Offset Losses From Internet Shoppers
Twillio gets SIP-py with new launch for high-volume calls

Amazon Web Services' Andy Jassy: The 'economics of what we're doing is extremely disruptive' to the old-guard

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Andy Jassy addressing attendees at Re:Invent Why is Amazon.com going to kick the butt of Microsoft, IBM and everyone else in cloud computing for a long time to come? Amazon Web Services chief Andy Jassy essentially laid out the case today at the company’s Re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, telling...
Amazon Web Services' Andy Jassy: The 'economics of what we're doing is extremely disruptive' to the old-guard

Making a profitable mobile game: Finding the winning formula

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This sponsored post is produced by Jon Walsh CEO of Fuse Powered. Most mobile games would be profitable at $1MM. The question is how do you get there or know if you have a game with million dollar potential? The simple answer is that your game has to fit a ‘million...
Making a profitable mobile game: Finding the winning formula

Bing Keeps Getting Smarter: Adds More Info About Cars, Sports Teams

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Bing now knows a lot more about cars and will also give a select group of users the option to compare the performance of different sports teams. Microsoft just announced these updates at the Search Engine Strategies event in New York. The new comparison answers for sports will be rolled...
Bing Keeps Getting Smarter: Adds More Info About Cars, Sports Teams

Sponsored post: Big data drives high performance for Cars.com

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Cars.com is an award-winning online destination for car shoppers visited by approximately 12 million unique visitors each month. In addition to millions of listings, the website also offers a variety of comparison resources, pricing tools, expert automotive content and dealership reviews. To support its high volume of site traffic, Cars.com...
Sponsored post: Big data drives high performance for Cars.com

Updated MacBook Pro to See Significant Performance Boost with Ivy Bridge

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Amid swirling rumors of an imminent update for the 15-inch MacBook Pro driven by a claimed April 29 launch date for Intel's quad-core mobile Ivy Bridge processors, CPU World reports that benchmarking of one of the chips likely to appear in the new MacBook Pro shows fairly significant improvements in...
Updated MacBook Pro to See Significant Performance Boost with Ivy Bridge

Apple iTV iffy this year because of supply issues, says report

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Apple's iTV is dependent on high-volume Ultra HD display supply, which doesn't look promising this year. [Read more]...
Apple iTV iffy this year because of supply issues, says report

Samsung's next Galaxy Tab will have Intel inside, says Reuters

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This particular rumor has been swirling for a while already, but Reuters says its own sources are now backing it up: Samsung will switch from an ARM-based design and use Intel as the supplier of the processor inside at least one version of its next 10-inch slate, the Galaxy...
Samsung's next Galaxy Tab will have Intel inside, says Reuters
Store Combats Showrooming With $5 'Just Looking' Fee

Why Google’s Plan To Make Maps Pay For Itself Could Backfire

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Google was once satisfied to have its satellite products, like Maps, drive goodwill among startups and create new exposure to their users. But now we’ve heard Google’s new plan is to make these products self-sufficient. It’s begun charging high-volume users of its Maps APIs. Companies like Foursquare and Apple are...
Why Google’s Plan To Make Maps Pay For Itself Could Backfire
Poll: Should Apple build an iOS high end point and shoot/prosumer DSLR?

Sponsored post: Big data drives high performance for Cars.com

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Cars.com is an award-winning online destination for car shoppers visited by approximately 12 million unique visitors each month. In addition to millions of listings, the website also offers a variety of comparison resources, pricing tools, expert automotive content and dealership reviews. To support its high volume of site traffic, Cars.com...
Sponsored post: Big data drives high performance for Cars.com

VMware, seeking scale, took its eye off the ball

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Paul Maritz CEO of VMware at Structure 2011. Over the past four years, VMware under CEO Paul Maritz, has been nothing if not ambitious. It entered the battle for software developers with its SpringSource acquisition in 2009. It jumped into email and applications by buying Zimbra the following year. Those moves,...
VMware, seeking scale, took its eye off the ball
HTC Schedules September 19th Event, Expect Windows Phone 8 Devices

ZenDesk alternative SupportBee introduces flexible reporting platform with a dedicated API

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We last covered SupportBee when the customer support startup set up a popular new service over a single weekend, and it has developed some way since then, September 2012. For one thing, it upped sticks from Vietnam, returning to founder Prateek Dayal‘s home country of India, where it is now among the second...
ZenDesk alternative SupportBee introduces flexible reporting platform with a dedicated API
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