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The Art Of Science

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Like many great startup ideas, the formation of L.A.-based incubator, investment firm, and accelerator Science had its origins at a dinner. In 2007, Peter Pham and Mike Jones found themselves working in L.A., having recently sold companies to News Corp. and AOL, respectively. The duo, who were friends, started to...
The Art Of Science

As iPad's Market Share Falls, Must Profits Follow?

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Apple's share of the tablet market has plummeted from 90% to 38.8% in just three years, and it's certain to continue to fall. It has to. Apple's business model demands it. In early 2011 I wrote: Apple is fantastic at fostering growth in new markets. It is terrible at maintaining...
As iPad's Market Share Falls, Must Profits Follow?

Suvarnabhumi Airport in Thailand tops Instagram's list of most photographed places in 2012

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Instagram has released its list of the top ten most photographed locations on the service in 2012 and there’s a surprise as Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport and Siam Paragon shopping mall top the pile as one and two, respectively. The US dominates the rest of the list as Disneyland Park in...
Suvarnabhumi Airport in Thailand tops Instagram's list of most photographed places in 2012

Apple hoards tablet share while market falls off a cliff for first quarter

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The overall tablet market is suffering despite Apple's strong numbers when it comes to iPad sales. Released Thursday, IDC's quarterly report on the tablet market shows a steep decline in worldwide tablet shipments during the first quarter of 2012—a 38.4 percent unit decline to 17.4 million units from the...
Apple hoards tablet share while market falls off a cliff for first quarter
Uber adds taxis to its San Francisco fleet

Bravo's Silicon Valley: The Painful Truth Behind A Caricature Of Excess

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Sometimes I fear for the future of entrepreneurship in America. A stock market crash is a breath away from draining the cash hoards of popular venture capitalists, the Securities Exchange Commission could easily change its rules to cripple the startup ecosystem and we are one serious privacy breach away from...
Bravo's Silicon Valley: The Painful Truth Behind A Caricature Of Excess

Google partners with MGM to bring more than 600 titles to YouTube and Google Play in North America

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Two weeks after Google stuck a deal with Paramount to make it 5-out-of-6 of the major movie studios, the Internet giant has announced that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) is the latest movie company to add its roster of flicks to YouTube and Google Play. For almost nine decades, MGM has brought hoards...
Google partners with MGM to bring more than 600 titles to YouTube and Google Play in North America
Bitly Responds to Redesign Blowback: ‘Keep the Feedback Coming’
No, Google Glass is not a Segway for your face
Music industry again hoards Pirate Bay booty, starves artists

Nintendo struggles made hilarious with Chinese 3D animation

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If there’s one thing the Chinese news service NMA is good at, it’s presenting these ultra-strange 3D animation videos made to help people visualize the situations groups like Nintendo have gotten themselves into. Today’s animation takes Nintendo’s earnings presented last week and skewers them on several levels, showing Mario being...
Nintendo struggles made hilarious with Chinese 3D animation

Car and Driver on iPad : A stopgap for the future of online mags

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Filed under: Etc. Car and Driver on the iPad - Click above for high-res image gallery Despite my better judgement, I had an iPad delivered to my house last weekend. The reasons for the purchase varied from the inexplicable to the absurd, but one of my primary interests was how...
Car and Driver on iPad : A stopgap for the future of online mags

VIDEO: At Foxconn, An Exclusive Look At How An iPad Is Made

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Much has been written about conditions at Foxconn, the embattled Chinese manufacturer for Apple and a host of other hardware companies. But only a couple of reporters have had access to one of the sprawling company’s factory floors: Joel Johnson wrote Wired‘s March 2011 cover story, “1 Million Workers....
VIDEO: At Foxconn, An Exclusive Look At How An iPad Is Made

Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

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If you're in the market for a new high-definition desktop monitor, take note: You may be able to pick up a very good Korean-made display for far less money than what you'd spend on, say, an Asus, Dell, HP, or Samsung model. Sure, you'll have to cope with odd product...
Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

Apple Put Out These 4 New iPhone 5 Ads In A Row -- And They're Good (AAPL)

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As if the hoards of people camping out to get the iPhone 5 wasn't good publicity enough, Apple rolled out four brand new iPhone 5 ads in quick succession Friday night. And they're good. It's about time considering that for a while, the only iPhone 5 related spots we were...
Apple Put Out These 4 New iPhone 5 Ads In A Row -- And They're Good (AAPL)

How Washington went social in 2012: the top 10 moments in politics and technology

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We’ve been hearing since 2008 that the Internet in general and social media in particular was going to play a huge role in political elections. In 2012, that promise finally came to fruition. We saw campaigns come to life and die wretched deaths over a well coordinated Facebook following...
How Washington went social in 2012: the top 10 moments in politics and technology

Uber's Brilliant Marketing Stunt: Hail Ice Cream Truck From Your Phone

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On Friday, on-demand car service startup Uber ran an elaborate marketing promotion. For one day in eight cities, you could hail a nearby ice cream truck to your location. An Uber-rented truck would roll up and hand you a cold treat before heading to the next caller's destination. It cost...
Uber's Brilliant Marketing Stunt: Hail Ice Cream Truck From Your Phone

British government agency hoards addresses as IP well runs dry

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Europe has tapped out its supply of Internet addresses in its assigned range, but some tech prospectors believe they've found some IPv4 gold—a full block of 16,777,216 addresses that isn't used to connect to the Internet. But the British government agency that owns the block of addresses (referred to in...
British government agency hoards addresses as IP well runs dry

Apple’s dividend news could pressure Amazon and Google to return cash to investors

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While Apple’s plans announced today to return billions to its investors via share buyback and dividend actions are critical news, they are hardly revolutionary. In fact, the news underscores the fact that Apple, in this specific area, has been lagging its wealthy peers for some time. In August of 2011 TNW...
Apple’s dividend news could pressure Amazon and Google to return cash to investors

Erlywarn: The simple service that texts you whenever your site is down or slow

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Anyone that has ever ran a Web service or even a simple homepage knows that downtime happens, and because of this, there are plenty of site monitoring tools out there. Many of these services work extremely well for traffic-heavy sites, and others, like Pingdom, even play friendly with smaller operations....
Erlywarn: The simple service that texts you whenever your site is down or slow

R/GA's Nick Law On What Works And What Doesn't In Digital Advertising

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Nick Law, R/GA's North America evp/chief creative officer, has just been named the first-ever judging chair of IAB International's Mixx Awards, which recognizes the best of the best in digital advertising. Before he wades through hoards of submissions combining creativity and digital results Law told us what works and what...
R/GA's Nick Law On What Works And What Doesn't In Digital Advertising

Now That Apple Investors Have Theirs, Business IT Needs Are Next

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(This article is from WSJ.com’s CIO Journal, a new premium digital edition launching soon.) Now that Apple has acceded to Wall Street demands it distribute some of its cash hoards back to investors, business IT decision-makers are wondering whether the company will also respond with more alacrity to their specific...
Now That Apple Investors Have Theirs, Business IT Needs Are Next

US's 'Cyberwar' Strategy: Making The Public Less Secure In The Name Of 'Security'

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The US government seems to be responding to "cyber Pearl Harbor" by heading out on bombing runs of its own. All the concern for the safety of the American public displayed in Congress during the CISPA push seems to have been nothing more than the empty words we expect from...
US's 'Cyberwar' Strategy: Making The Public Less Secure In The Name Of 'Security'
Betabeat Takes Its First Trip to New York ComicCon

Gillmor Gang: It's Only Love

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The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — have some fun with Facebook’s new GraphSearch and advances in medical techniques. We all agree that when Facebook says it’s not about search, well, it’s all about search. Should Google be quaking in...
Gillmor Gang: It's Only Love
Fujitsu Lifebook UH572 ultrabook hands-on (video)

Law Professor: Facebook Hoards Deceased Users' Personal Data

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An expert in intellectual property law has written a paper arguing for a federal law that allows users to determine what happens to their "digital assets" after they die.  "Virtually no law regulates what happens to a person's online existence after his or her death," author Jason Mazzone, a law professor at...
Law Professor: Facebook Hoards Deceased Users' Personal Data

Fashion blogging is creating a new era of influencers

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You don’t have to be Paris Hilton or Anna Wintour to have a say in the fashion world anymore. Nowadays, “regular” people from all over the world are becoming the biggest voices in fashion, and it all starts with a fashion blog. With hoards of Twitter followers, Facebook likes and...
Fashion blogging is creating a new era of influencers

Apple's $10bn dividend payout may sound impressive …

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But the implied yield of 1.77% is miserable and Apple's cash pile will still grow given the speed at which money is rolling inYou still wouldn't buy Apple shares for income. The $10bn (£6.3bn) that the world's biggest company intends to distribute every year sounds impressive but, at the current...
Apple's $10bn dividend payout may sound impressive …
Deep cover and $22M make Hopper the black ops division of the startup world
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