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ION Air Pro POV camera: shoot on the piste, upload to the cloud, we go hands-on (video)

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You might think the POV / action sports camera world has been a bit of a two horse race recently. That could all change, however, now ION has muscled into the scene with its Air Pro HD sports camera. The firm's dabbled with handy cameras before, but now it's...
ION Air Pro POV camera: shoot on the piste, upload to the cloud, we go hands-on (video)
Google edges out Facebook, flies by Yahoo in horse race for display ad dominance

Gillmor Gang: Kaleidoscope Eyes

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The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — picture themselves in a boat on a river, as the first wave of Google Glass hits the network, aka Scoble’s forehead. @scobleizer promises to never take off this thing, and even the hyperbole doesn’t refute...
Gillmor Gang: Kaleidoscope Eyes
FTC's Jon Leibowitz says antitrust settlement with Google was about 'doing the right thing'
Finally, a year when mobile doesn't seem like a two-horse race

Windows Phone is sponsoring a horse in the Kentucky Derby

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You can’t make this sort of thing up. Microsoft, in a bid to boost the image and profile of its Windows Phone brand, is sponsoring a horse in the upcoming Kentucky Derby horse race. According to GeekWire, the thoroughbred that Microsoft has put its lot in with, Hansen, has some chops: As the winner...
Windows Phone is sponsoring a horse in the Kentucky Derby

Saving Private RIM

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If RIM wants to do something bold, such as focusing on software and services, it might consider taking the company privateOver the past couple weeks, we've read a number of bedtimes stories about RIM's next move. They all start with the same trope: once upon a time, late last century,...
Saving Private RIM

Android tightens grip on smartphone market in second quarter of 2012

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Apple squeezed as smartphone sector grows at slowest rate since end of 2009, but together with Samsung makes up half of world salesGoogle's Android mobile operating system tightened its grip on the smartphone market in the second quarter of 2012, making up 68.1% of the 154m shipments worldwide, according to...
Android tightens grip on smartphone market in second quarter of 2012

Asteroid Mining To Become A Two-Horse Race

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Another commercial firm is about to enter the race to mine asteroids for profit. Deep Space Industries is due to reveal its plans to mine asteroids. The announcement will occur later today in Santa Monica's Museum of Flying. Within just two years Deep Space Industries says it will send...
Asteroid Mining To Become A Two-Horse Race

ComScore: iPhone grew to 34 percent US share in a pre-iPhone 5 world, Android still on top at 52 percent

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Apple is all too used to the rumor cycle affecting its sales: the company just saw a dip in sequential iPhone shipments this spring as customers waited for what would ultimately become the iPhone 5. If you believe ComScore's US smartphone market share estimates, though, Apple wasn't the worse...
ComScore: iPhone grew to 34 percent US share in a pre-iPhone 5 world, Android still on top at 52 percent

September Search Share: Yahoo Continues Downward Slide

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We’re getting the usual sneak peek of comScore search market share data from financial analysts ahead of the official release tomorrow. In terms of the horse race, Google gained ground vs. last month, Bing was flat, AOL and especially Ask gained as well. Sadly Yahoo experienced another month... Please visit...
September Search Share: Yahoo Continues Downward Slide

Gartner: 52% of Q4 smartphone sales were Apple or Samsung; Nokia sunk to lowest overall handset share

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There’s further evidence that the global smartphone industry is turning into a two-horse race, after Gartner released the results of its 2012 report. The analyst firm found that, during the fourth quarter of 2012, Apple and Samsung accounted for more than 50 percent market share for the first time, while...
Gartner: 52% of Q4 smartphone sales were Apple or Samsung; Nokia sunk to lowest overall handset share

Apple and Samsung pull further ahead in U.S. smartphone market, iOS gains on Android

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According to new data from analytics firm comScore, Apple and Samsung continued their two-horse race for U.S. smartphone subscribers over the last quarter of 2012, while iOS gained some ground on Google's Android during the same period....
Apple and Samsung pull further ahead in U.S. smartphone market, iOS gains on Android
The DeanBeat: Why Nintendo should have bought Ouya and other might-have-beens

Election Day 2012

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We've witnessed the most expensive presidential election contest in history. If you don't live in one of the eight to ten "swing states", it didn't feel like much of an election. I did not see one commercial for either side. But friends who have been in Ohio tell me they...
Election Day 2012

Samsung overtakes Nokia - and possibly outsells Apple's iPhone

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Some analysts reckon that it sold more smartphones – 44.5m – in the first three months of the year than Apple's 35.1m for its iPhoneSamsung appears to have become the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, passing Finland's Nokia, top since 1998, as Samsung Electronics reported record first-quarter results.Though the company...
Samsung overtakes Nokia - and possibly outsells Apple's iPhone
The Data Doesn't Lie: iOS Apps Are Better Than Android
Can delayed sport boost BBC’s premium VOD ambitions?

iOS, Android increase smartphone market share while all others lose ground

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The battle for smartphone operating system supremacy is quickly becoming a two-horse race, as the latest data from comScore shows that only Apple and Google were able to grow their market share in the U.S. through January....
iOS, Android increase smartphone market share while all others lose ground

Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

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Former Nokia executive Lee Williams admits that he's a bit of an "arm chair quarterback," but won't let such labels stop him from offering up some seriously pointed criticism of Stephen Elop, telling CNET that the CEO is "struggling," due in part to a lack of "overarching vision." Williams...
Former Nokia Exec: Elop is struggling, shouldn't focus so heavily on Windows Phone

Gene Munster: Research In Motion Is Going 'Out Of Business' (RIMM)

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Research In Motion will go out of business, says Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. He was speaking on CNBC this morning. The clip is below. His RIM comments come at the 5:30 marker. He's asked if there is room for RIM in the market. His answer is "no." He...
Gene Munster: Research In Motion Is Going 'Out Of Business' (RIMM)

Android Is Winni... Oh Just Forget It

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Android Is Winni... Oh Just Forget It: Ingrid Lunden for TechCrunch: The new HTC One unveiled last month is increasingly feeling like last-chance saloon for the troubled Taiwan handset maker. Today HTC noted that its sales for the month of February fell by nearly 44% to 11.37 billion Taiwan dollars...
Android Is Winni... Oh Just Forget It

Marketing Day: November 30, 2012

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: ComScore: US Smartphone Market Is A Two Horse Race Between Samsung And Apple ComScore’s October mobile market share data don’t... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Marketing Day: November 30, 2012

APPLE vs. SAMSUNG: Who's The King Of Smartphones?

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Apple and Samsung both reported blockbuster first quarters. Apple and Samsung are both now more cellphone companies than anything else (iPhones are more than 50% of Apple's revenue and cellphones are more than 40% of Samsung's revenue). Apple and Samsung together account for a huge share of the global smartphone...
APPLE vs. SAMSUNG: Who's The King Of Smartphones?

Facebook, CNN election insights show lots of Romney chatter

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The project, which aims to provide presidential horse-race insights via Facebook postings about the candidates, launches today. [Read more]...
Facebook, CNN election insights show lots of Romney chatter
There Are Two Races In The Mobile Market, Claims Flurry, And Both iOS And Android Can Win

SMARTPHONE SALES: It's Now Apple And Samsung's Game To Lose--Everyone Else Is An Also-Ran

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Gartner has released its Q1 mobile sales stats. Here are the key points: Mobile handset sales actually fell 2% globally in Q1 (year over year), from 428 million units to 419 million units. This was the result of weakness in Asia. Smartphone sales continue to surge, growing 45% year over...
SMARTPHONE SALES: It's Now Apple And Samsung's Game To Lose--Everyone Else Is An Also-Ran
The state of the smartphone

Everything Is a Remix: The Sound of Horses Racing on TV Is Actually a Sample of Buffaloes Charging

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Another made-for-television sonic fiction. You know when you're watching a horse race and you hear the thunder of the horses' hooves down the backstretch? Well, it turns out no one actually recorded that sound with a microphone. It is, technically speaking, not real. As with the Olympics events I discussed...
Everything Is a Remix: The Sound of Horses Racing on TV Is Actually a Sample of Buffaloes Charging
The Twitter spin room: What happens when politics goes real-time
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