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AT&T slips in some bad news ahead of WWDC: Upgrade eligibility moved from 20 to 24 months

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Not a bad PR move on AT&T’s part: While everyone is getting hyped for WWDC, Ma Bell throws the same curve ball that Verizon threw at us in April. You must now wait the full 24 months to be eligible for phone upgrades rather than getting in at 20 months...
AT&T slips in some bad news ahead of WWDC: Upgrade eligibility moved from 20 to 24 months
Samsung roadmap suggests the Galaxy S IV could have a five-inch display, 440 PPI

Birchbox expands to Europe with acquisition of Paris-based clone JolieBox

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Beauty e-commerce startup Birchbox is crossing the pond with the acquisition of JolieBox, a Paris-based company offering similar services. In the past year, JolieBox, essentially a Birchbox clone, has itself acquired Spain’s Glamourum and the UK’s Boudoir Prive, so in addition to adding an office in Paris, New York-based Birchbox...
Birchbox expands to Europe with acquisition of Paris-based clone JolieBox

Player's delight: GX's 'Gila' mouse helps you beat games by besting their anti-macro tech

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If you are a fan of the Diablo series of games, its third installation – the much-hyped Diablo III – might have left you with a bit of a grimace: it was damn hard. I can report to you from the front lines of playing the game that yes, it...
Player's delight: GX's 'Gila' mouse helps you beat games by besting their anti-macro tech

Augmented reality apps draw interest

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Google-owned Motorola Mobility's acquisition of Viewdle this week, a jump in the number of visitors to the insideAR conference, and Nokia's recent launch of the City Lens application all illustrate growing interest in augmented reality. After augmented reality became over-hyped about two years ago, interest waned a bit, but...
Augmented reality apps draw interest

Zynga shares plunge after poor third quarter figures

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Games company behind Farmville and Mafia Wars cuts outlook for year, blaming delays in new titlesShares in Zynga, the social gaming company behind Farmville and Mafia Wars, have plunged 20% after it warned of disappointing third quarter earnings and cut its outlook for the year.The company, which is based in...
Zynga shares plunge after poor third quarter figures

Legimi Wants To Be The 'Spotify For Ebooks' With A Business Model That Relies On You Reading Less

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Legimi is definitely a startup I’ll be watching closely in 2013. Put simply, it aims to be the ‘Spotify for ebooks,’ in which for a monthly subscription, users get access to a potentially infinite library of reading material, all accessible via the cloud. But more than that, this Polish startup,...
Legimi Wants To Be The 'Spotify For Ebooks' With A Business Model That Relies On You Reading Less

Ouya holding official unveiling on March 28th in San Francisco

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We're getting closer and closer to the launch of the much-hyped Ouya console. The Android-powered gaming machine will start shipping to backers on March 28th and to celebrate the company is having a little shindig in San Francisco that will serve as a proper "unveiling." The invite just arrived...
Ouya holding official unveiling on March 28th in San Francisco

Sean Parker’s Airtime officially launches to create shared experiences with people you know

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The much hyped, yet highly secretive Airtime, founded by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, has finally revealed itself to be We first heard wind of the startup back in September, where we only knew it was operating in the live video space. At the time, Parker hoped his company would, and we...
Sean Parker’s Airtime officially launches to create shared experiences with people you know

Why Gowalla Will Beat Four Square In The Location Sharing War

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Every year has a startup battle, and in 2010 the king of those battles appears to be in location sharing, with Texas startup Gowalla taking on San Francisco’s Four Square. We’re betting that Gowalla is going to win, and here’s why. Both Gowalla and Four Square launched into location...
Why Gowalla Will Beat Four Square In The Location Sharing War
Google Glass Augmented Reality Project Now Open To Regular People

WiMax's last best hope

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I'm zipping through the streets of Portland, Ore., in a Lincoln Navigator while a "Knight Rider" episode streams over the Internet to a screen mounted to the car's dashboard. The technology driving the demonstration? WiMax, the much-hyped wireless standard that promises to deliver Internet to consumers and businesses at speeds...
WiMax's last best hope
Guest Post: For Surface to succeed, app development will be key

SESNY Keynote Interview: David Meerman Scott

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David Meerman Scott is a best-selling author and popular keynote speaker on the topics of viral and online marketing as well as the convergence of web marketing, digital media and online PR. One of his most popular books, The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to use news releases,...
SESNY Keynote Interview: David Meerman Scott
There's gold in them thar batteries

Still Below Offering Price, But Facebook Stock Got a 10 Percent Boost This Week

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For those keeping track — and there are many, as the investigations and recriminations into its borked IPO continue — the shares of Facebook moved strongly upward this week. The stock of the social networking site closed at $33.05 on Friday, up almost four percent. For the week, the...
Still Below Offering Price, But Facebook Stock Got a 10 Percent Boost This Week
Microsoft's Mobile Ambition: Not Dead Yet
Boxee TV: Boxee's second set-top box is all about insane, unlimited cloud DVR
Apple's Siri turns one: Do iPhone users care?
Andreessen: There Is No Tech Bubble (And The Smartphone Is Still Under-hyped)

Pivotal Labs is in takeover talks

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Developing story: Pivotal Labs, one of the smartest web consulting firms known for its pioneering work in agile development is in talks to be acquired, according to some of my sources. The San Francisco-based company held an all hands meeting yesterday that lasted for hours, a source tells me. Pivotal is...
Pivotal Labs is in takeover talks
The 'IT' crowd doesn't like me and I finally don't care

Trend Micro VP: Everyone helped avert DNSChanger disaster

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The exec says the threat wasn't hyped, and credits police, ISPs and others with efforts that preserved Internet access for millions after the FBI took down malware-associated servers. [Read more]...
Trend Micro VP: Everyone helped avert DNSChanger disaster
New study on companies worth $100M+ shows how much of a lie the Web 2.0 fad was

OLED and 4K at CES 2013: The fantasy and the reality (video)

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LAS VEGAS--Is it possible to have deja vu while staring into the future? For the second straight year, the CES show floor was dominated by the same two HDTV technologies. They're both being hyped as the next big thing, at least for oil tycoons and gold barons. I'm talking...
OLED and 4K at CES 2013: The fantasy and the reality (video)

I Tried Google Glass, And It Is Obviously The Future

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Few new technologies have been as hyped - or as misunderstood - as Google Glass, says Matt Warman Price: $1,500 (not currently available to the public) It's the computer that has both excited and worried millions. Forget the next iPad or the Samsung Galaxy S5 - Google Glass is...
I Tried Google Glass, And It Is Obviously The Future
Social media's billion-person game of telephone is good for memes but bad for activism

Survey Says: 44% Of iPhone Owners In Britain Want iPhone 5, 18% Of British HTC Owners To Follow

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With little time for the Reality Distortion Field to wear off, a survey conducted just hours after yesterday’s Apple press event reveals that a whopping 44% of current iPhone owners in Britain want to upgrade. That’s probably good news if you’re Cupertino-inclined. But for some of Apple’s competitors, bad news...
Survey Says: 44% Of iPhone Owners In Britain Want iPhone 5, 18% Of British HTC Owners To Follow
Nearly Two Years Later, Nebula Launches A Mainframe Style "Cloud Computer" Built On OpenStack
Adapteva uses crowdfunding to raise money for a $99 supercomputing platform
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