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Xamarin helps more than 150k developers build native smartphone apps with C#, raises $12 million

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Xamarin, which helps developers build native apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone, has secured $12 million in Series A funding from Charles River Ventures, Ignition Partners and Floodgate. Already, the company claims, its platform is enabling 150,000 developers to build mobile applications for a wide variety of devices. Furthermore,...
Xamarin helps more than 150k developers build native smartphone apps with C#, raises $12 million

The pros and cons of newspaper paywalls: a Twitter debate

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Having a debate about the merits and/or disadvantages of newspaper paywalls is nothing new — one seems to break out whenever two or more journalists are in a room together — but not all of them involve a former Dow Jones chief executive, a former Wall Street Journal publisher, the...
The pros and cons of newspaper paywalls: a Twitter debate

Android infiltrates Computex via tablets, PCs, set-top boxes

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New Windows PCs have always been the main attraction at Computex, the annual trade show in Taipei. But notable on the show floor this year is the growing presence of Google's Android OS, which is creeping into more and more tablets, televisions, set-top boxes and even PCs.There's no big...
Android infiltrates Computex via tablets, PCs, set-top boxes
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NPD finds music buyers up for the second straight year

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An NPD study has found that the number of music buyers has increased for the second straight year, following a period of decreases. Total music sales, including digital and CD, have gone up by four percent from 2010 to 2011. The total number of buyers has also increased, by two...
NPD finds music buyers up for the second straight year

So Much For Protecting US Interests - Most Big 'IP Intensive' Firms Are Foreign-Owned

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These days, it's become quite common to talk about the importance of spreading copyright maximalism around the globe based on the US's interests. After all, the US seems to be the leading country in pushing for such maximalism, and people often talk about the big copyright players and their lobbyists,...
So Much For Protecting US Interests - Most Big 'IP Intensive' Firms Are Foreign-Owned
Tablet Video Startup Watchup Raises $500K From Knight Foundation, News Vets, Others

'Beautiful Clock Widgets' brings delicious digital timepieces to Android

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Some apps set out to change the world, others are hell-bent on bringing beauty to your pocket gadgets. Beautiful Clock Widgets falls into the latter category. This little Android app does exactly what it says on the label, featuring a collection of clock widgets with the choice of additional data,...
'Beautiful Clock Widgets' brings delicious digital timepieces to Android

Reddit bans "The Atlantic," "Businessweek," others in major anti-spam move

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Reddit just dropped the banhammer. As of today, more than a half-dozen prominent websites have been banned from the massively popular link-sharing site, including digital publishing heavyweights The Atlantic and PhysOrg. Redditors are collecting the blacklisted sites at a freshly minted subreddit, r/BannedDomains. The list so far includes at...
Reddit bans "The Atlantic," "Businessweek," others in major anti-spam move

Grotech Ventures Raises $225M For Eighth Fund

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Grotech Ventures, the Virginia-based VC firm behind LivingSocial, HelloWallet and others; is announcing the raise of its eighth fund, Grotech Ventures II (“GV II”), with $225 million in committed capital. The firm says the fund was oversubscribed by more than 10 percent, and was raised from both existing and new...
Grotech Ventures Raises $225M For Eighth Fund
Barnes & Noble misses Street expectations, but thankfully Nook business is up nearly 40%

Photo Tour: Google's Surprise-Filled New York City Office, Including Digital Bookshelf

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Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, is well known. The Googleplex, as it’s commonly called, sports everything from a T-Rex to a replica of SpaceShipOne. But Google’s second largest office in New York City has plenty of sights to see of its own. I’ve been to... Please visit Marketing Land...
Photo Tour: Google's Surprise-Filled New York City Office, Including Digital Bookshelf

STMicroelectronics carves new strategic plan, exiting ST-Ericsson venture

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STMicroelectronics may not be a household name, but it's a name that's stamped on quite a few gizmos that you and yours have probably handled. Going forward, however, the company is announcing a new "strategic plan" that'll key in on five growth drivers while waving goodbye to a jointly...
STMicroelectronics carves new strategic plan, exiting ST-Ericsson venture

What Would You Do For A TCTV Interview? Digital Ocean Employee Does 100 Pushups [TCTV]

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Yesterday at New York Tech Day we met with quite a few great companies including Digital Ocean. These guys are pretty established in the cloud space. They offer OS agnostic cloud servers and are giving away some service space for free to NYTD participants and their minimum package is...
What Would You Do For A TCTV Interview? Digital Ocean Employee Does 100 Pushups [TCTV]

Bankrupt Kodak will stop producing cameras in 2012

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Kodak, the beleaguered company that invented the handheld camera, is slashing its product lines in an attempt to survive a rapidly changing consumer electronics landscape. The iconic company will ease production of its cameras, including digital and pocket video cameras, as well as its digital picture frames, before the summer...
Bankrupt Kodak will stop producing cameras in 2012

Wireless Memory Card Maker Eye-Fi Raises $20M Series D, Led By NTT DOCOMO

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Eye-Fi, the maker of those nifty, wireless memory cards that automatically sync digital camera photos to your devices as well as to cloud services like Facebook, Flickr, Picasa and YouTube, is today announcing it has raised $20 million in Series D funding. The round was led by NTT DOCMOCO, the...
Wireless Memory Card Maker Eye-Fi Raises $20M Series D, Led By NTT DOCOMO

Getting creative with job titles: overlords, wizards and ninjas are on LinkedIn too

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When filling out your LinkedIn profile, you’re no doubt always thinking about putting your best foot forward, and for some people, their best foot apparently has quite a healthy (and geeky) sense of humour. IntaPeople has released a list of the ten strangest job titles on LinkedIn, including ‘Digital Overlord’,...
Getting creative with job titles: overlords, wizards and ninjas are on LinkedIn too
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