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Sony's PlayStation 3 hits 70M sold, good enough for third place

Crashlytics adds $5 million to its coffers to continue building crash reporting for developers

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Crashlytics, a company that provides what it self-proclaims to be the ”most powerful, yet lightest weight crash reporting solution,” has taken on an additional $5 million in funding. This comes after a previous $1 million round. The funding came from both Flybridge Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures. Baseline, of course, was an Instagram...
Crashlytics adds $5 million to its coffers to continue building crash reporting for developers
BlackBerry's Android Bet Is Paying Off

Groovideo Launches Mobile App To Easily Create Awesome Group Videos

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The mobile video space is heating up, as a number of startups have launched to help users create and share interesting videos with one another. To date, most have been limited to individual users uploading videos and posting them to other social networks like Twitter and Facebook. Maybe they can...
Groovideo Launches Mobile App To Easily Create Awesome Group Videos

Apple, Samsung drop 'impressive' number of patent claims against each other

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In their California lawsuit, Apple and Samsung have greatly reduced the number of patent infringement claims against one another, although there is no indication that the companies are any closer to settling their differences....
Apple, Samsung drop 'impressive' number of patent claims against each other

The week in cloud: the argument for lots of clouds; mobility rules; catching up with Dell

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Enterprise cloud adoption ticks up  A RightScale survey released last week said  bigger companies — those with more than 1,000 employees — are “slightly more likely” to claim  cloud adoption than their smaller brethren: 77 percent of large companies surveyed said they’re adopting cloud in some form compared to 73...
The week in cloud: the argument for lots of clouds; mobility rules; catching up with Dell

Google: There Are 900 Million Android Devices Activated (GOOG)

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Devices running Google's Android are more popular than ever. There are now 900 million Android devices that have been activated, Hugo Barra, Google's Android VP product management told attendees of the Google I/O developer conference going on now. 900 million is an impressive number. Android was at 400 million activations...
Google: There Are 900 Million Android Devices Activated (GOOG)
VLC celebrates one billion downloads

Cash-rich tech giants have $300 billion to spend: Is a new wave of tech M&A coming?

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(Flickr photo via JMRosenfeld) Could we see a new wave of technology-related mergers and acquisitions? Well, that’s one possible scenario given that the top 20 technology companies in the U.S. finished last year with a whopping $300 billion in cash and marketable securities, an impressive number which could indicate that...
Cash-rich tech giants have $300 billion to spend: Is a new wave of tech M&A coming?

Flipboard continues focus on China, targets 5 million users this year

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Social reading app Flipboard increased its push into China last week, when it expanded its offer in the country to include an iPhone app, and now it is hoping that its efforts in the country can lead its international growth, China was the first international market that Flipboard moved into and,...
Flipboard continues focus on China, targets 5 million users this year

Arabic may be one of the fastest growing communities on Wikipedia, but Egypt and Saudi Arabia provide half the content

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At the ArabNet conference currently taking place in Beirut, Wikimedia Foundation’s Chief Global Development Officer, Barry Newstead spoke about the state of Arabic content on Wikipedia, and on the Internet in general. With 280 languages available on Wikipedia, Arabic is ranked at number 27 in terms of volume [Arabic]. It sounds...
Arabic may be one of the fastest growing communities on Wikipedia, but Egypt and Saudi Arabia provide half the content

RISE:2013 highlights: Kinect rehab, Lego lobsters, 3D printed tech and more

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We were excited and honored when the administration at Northeastern University asked us to help judge its RISE:2013 Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo. The event, held at the physical education center on the school's Boston campus, brings together an incredibly diverse array of research projects covering a impressive number...
RISE:2013 highlights: Kinect rehab, Lego lobsters, 3D printed tech and more

Intel at CES: throwing down the gauntlet with Nvidia

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LAS VEGAS--Intel swaggered into their CES press briefing like an aging gunfighter ready to take on the cocky young gun. You know, John Wayne versus Clint Eastwood style. Pundits and analysts have wondered whether Intel can handle the new competition from ARM-based systems. The many companies building many different...
Intel at CES: throwing down the gauntlet with Nvidia

Roundup of Retina MacBook Pro Reviews

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With a number of media outlets having received Retina MacBook Pro review units on Monday after the Worldwide Developers Conference keynote and a few early hands-on reports having been published, more extensive reviews are now beginning to appear. To help summarize the overall response to the new machine, we've put...
Roundup of Retina MacBook Pro Reviews

Flash sales site Privalia posts big 2011 numbers: €320 million in revenue and 10 million members

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Online fashion shopping group Privalia this morning revealed some impressive numbers for 2011, a break-out year for the Spanish ecommerce powerhouse. The online retail giant says it raked in 320 million euros in revenue last year, including taxes, an increase of 90 percent compared to 2010. That doesn’t tell us...
Flash sales site Privalia posts big 2011 numbers: €320 million in revenue and 10 million members

Google Matches Apple With 700,000 Mobile Apps

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On September 12, during its iPhone 5 event in San Francisco, Apple announced one of those big, round numbers it’s so fond of trotting out during new product showcases: 700,000 apps available for download on the iTunes App Store. That’s an impressive number, and one Apple stressed again at its...
Google Matches Apple With 700,000 Mobile Apps

Crackle brings its movie-streaming party to Windows Phone

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Popular video app Crackle has wormed its way on to an impressive number of platforms, and now we can add Windows Phone to that list. The ad-supported streaming service offers access to films such as Pineapple Express, Layer Cake as well as popular TV series' like Seinfeld. As always...
Crackle brings its movie-streaming party to Windows Phone

The Daily's lesson: Charging only a little for your content can't sustain a traditional newsroom

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The Daily, a boldly innovative publication – in the platform sense – is over. It’s never pleasant to see a newspaper of any form go under. However, there are lessons to be made from its birth, growth, and eventual demise that have wide implications for the content industry that are...
The Daily's lesson: Charging only a little for your content can't sustain a traditional newsroom

Revealed: Mobile Advertising Strategy From Top Publishers

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Mobile smartphones and tablets offer new revenue for publishers who can advertise smartly on them -- and The Weather Channel's popular mobile app is the latest to demonstrate it. Roughly 100,000 users daily download the app, for a total of 78 million downloads on smartphones and tablets combined to date,...
Revealed: Mobile Advertising Strategy From Top Publishers

The Aftershock Of Stupidity: Lendink Reopens Only To Receive Trolling DMCA Notices

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It is easy at times to look at some of the stories of the misinformed or abusive on Techdirt, shake our heads at the stupidity of them, and then move on, assuming the issue is passed. This is a misunderstanding of how things work. Rather, when we take into account...
The Aftershock Of Stupidity: Lendink Reopens Only To Receive Trolling DMCA Notices

10 Reasons Why Jailbreaking Your iPhone Is A No-Brainer (AAPL)

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One of the most popular complaints about Apple's iOS operating system is that it forces the user to exist in a "walled garden." The user has plenty of access to apps and services, but only if those apps and services meet Apple's guidelines. The iPhone is such a unique platform...
10 Reasons Why Jailbreaking Your iPhone Is A No-Brainer (AAPL)
Apple's R&D Spending Climbs $1 Billion To $3.4 Billion During FY 2012
Facebook Home hits half million downloads in a week ... but how many kept the 2-star app/overlay?

Isis takes the slow road to mobile payment success

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Isis, the joint mobile payment venture between Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile, has often been cast as the tortoise, compared to Google Wallet’s hare. While Google Wallet, a system based on near field communication, got a splashy introduction almost a year ago and formally launched in September, Isis’ competing NFC technology...
Isis takes the slow road to mobile payment success

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Maybe Google+ Isn't Dead (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up With Markets The market is still up despite initial claims missing expectations. Shares of GOOG are up with tech. Google will announce earnings TONIGHT after the close. Investors continue look for...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Maybe Google+ Isn't Dead (GOOG)

Even With a Dropoff, iPhones Are Still the Majority of Verizon's Smartphone Sales

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Verizon Wireless activated 7.2 million smartphones in its first quarter — one million more than it did in the fourth. And, once again, it sold more iPhones than it did any other handset. Of those 7.2 million smartphones, 55 percent were iPhones. And while that’s a decline from the 64...
Even With a Dropoff, iPhones Are Still the Majority of Verizon's Smartphone Sales

Rumor Roundup: Kevin Ryan Is a Ping Pong Champ and AllThingsD Knows All About Mustache Rides

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We'll use this as an artist's rendering. (Photo: flickr.com/lac-bac) Silicon Alley Smackdown One of the many tech events on rain delay because of Hurricane Sandy was the Big Apple Smackdown ping pong tournament, whose guest list included an impressive number of familiar names from the New York tech scene. (Betabeat...
Rumor Roundup: Kevin Ryan Is a Ping Pong Champ and AllThingsD Knows All About Mustache Rides

iPhoto for iOS: 1 Million Users in Under 10 Days

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Since Apple debuted iPhoto for iOS at its March 7 media event, the app has racked up an impressive number of purchases. The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple reports that Apple has sold more than 1 million downloads of iPhoto for iOS in under 10 days — to unique users. At $4.99...
iPhoto for iOS: 1 Million Users in Under 10 Days

The comic strip in the age of iPad: A talk with Stephan Pastis

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Stephan Pastis Like many of society’s pop culture fixtures, the comic strip is a product of the last century’s dominant medium for information and entertainment, the daily newspaper. But as with most everything associated with the newspaper business, the comic strip finds itself struggling against the harsh reality of ever smaller...
The comic strip in the age of iPad: A talk with Stephan Pastis

NYPD Launches 'Anti-Apple Picking Campaign' To Protect iPhone Owners From Thefts

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As the iPhone 5 went on sale last Friday, the impressive number of stolen Apple products in New York City should continue to grow. So far this year, the NYPD statistics state that 11,447 devices were reported as stolen to the police department — an increase of 40 percent year...
NYPD Launches 'Anti-Apple Picking Campaign' To Protect iPhone Owners From Thefts
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