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Nokia's Giant PureView Camera Is Coming To Lumia Phones

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41-megapixels should be enough for any camera. A recent rumor hinted that it would happen, but now the Guardian newspaper is saying it's heard from industry insiders that Nokia is indeed going to bring its full high-resolution PureView imaging system to its key Lumia range of Windows smartphones. This...
Nokia's Giant PureView Camera Is Coming To Lumia Phones
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Attending the E3 Conference

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Videogame-industry insiders, enthusiasts and the media are attending the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles, where companies are showing off their latest videogame wares....
Attending the E3 Conference
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Interesting: Law Firm Leading The Antitrust Charge Against Apple Shares A Seattle Address With Amazon

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Updated. Coincidence, or conspiracy? It’s a classic question that gets brought up when the details of any intriguing story start to surface. And some industry insiders are asking it in relation to the antitrust charges being brought against Apple and a group of book publishers over alleged collusion on the...
Interesting: Law Firm Leading The Antitrust Charge Against Apple Shares A Seattle Address With Amazon

Ex-MTV Executive A Suspect In Promo and Piracy Case

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“On Monday, a federal court of appeals in Seattle will consider whether it is legal to resell ‘promo CDs’. You’ve seen them, the CDs mailed out for free by record labels to industry insiders, reviewers, and radio stations, each bearing the label ‘promotional use only, not for resale’,” writes the...
Ex-MTV Executive A Suspect In Promo and Piracy Case

Google's Venture Arm Is Backing A Rival To Whatsapp, The Messaging Startup Rumored To Be Worth $1 Billion

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The crowded, fragmented mobile messaging app market, one of the hottest sectors in Silicon Valley, just got more crowded. Keith Teare, a veteran Valley entrepreneur, on Wednesday launched just.me, a service that claims to combine email, multimedia messaging and cloud storage in a single iPhone app....
Google's Venture Arm Is Backing A Rival To Whatsapp, The Messaging Startup Rumored To Be Worth $1 Billion
Anti-Bank FastPay Raises Additional $25 Million to Finance Digital Advertising Receivables

Led by Apple's iPad, tablet sales seen exceeding desktop PCs in 2013

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Industry insiders now believe there will be greater consumer demand for the rapidly expanding tablet market, led by Apple's iPad, than there will be for desktop PCs in 2013....
Led by Apple's iPad, tablet sales seen exceeding desktop PCs in 2013

As Google acquisition rumors grow, is WhatsApp really worth a billion dollars?

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale WhatsApp is fifth in the app store for monthly revenue. Fifth on Google Play for downloads, and seventh on Google Play for revenue. And it’s the second-most-downloaded app on Google Play. Impressive? Sure. But a billion dollars impressive?...
As Google acquisition rumors grow, is WhatsApp really worth a billion dollars?

Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

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Intel is reportedly on the cusp of delivering something that consumers around the world have been wanting for a long, long time. Kelly Clay at Forbes reports Intel is going to blow up the cable industry with its own set-top box and an unbundled cable service. Clay says Intel is...
Intel Is Reportedly Going To Destroy The Cable Model By Offering People The Ability To Subscribe To Individual Channels (INTC)

Apple Stores Are Running Out Of iMacs At The Same Time (AAPL)

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Apple Stores around the country are seeing a shortage of 27-inch iMacs, reports Cult of Mac. Roughly half of the 249 US Apple Stores are out of stock of the computer. Most stores are indicating that it will be available again between September 4 and 7, with some saying it'll...
Apple Stores Are Running Out Of iMacs At The Same Time (AAPL)

Galaxy Note 10.1 may go quad-core to try leapfrogging iPad

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Samsung might once again be delaying a tablet after being caught out by Apple if claims by industry insiders are real. They purportedly told MK that the Galaxy Note 10.1 was being moved to June to upgrade from the dual-core, 1.4GHz chip recycled from the regular Galaxy Note to the...
Galaxy Note 10.1 may go quad-core to try leapfrogging iPad
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PAX: 'Pitch Your Game Idea' 2012 (Full Video)

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One of my favorite sessions each year at the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle every year is the “Pitch Your Game Idea” session, also known as the American Idol of Video Games, in which avid gamers, well, pitch their game ideas to a panel of industry insiders. It’s a...
PAX: 'Pitch Your Game Idea' 2012 (Full Video)

ZYNGA'S COO IS OUT: EA Veteran Schappert Is Leaving The Board, Too (ZNGA)

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Zynga COO John Schappert is leaving the company and resigning his seat on the social game maker's board of directors, according to an SEC filing. It's not a total shock. Zynga just did a big reorg that elevated executives Steve Chiang and David Ko, who now report directly to CEO Mark...
ZYNGA'S COO IS OUT: EA Veteran Schappert Is Leaving The Board, Too (ZNGA)

Bafta video game nominations: Batman and LA Noire dominate

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The 2012 Bafta Video Game Awards will be a showdown between the caped crusader and Cole Phelps, while Uncharted 3 and LittleBigPlanet 2 also impress the juriesBafta has announced the nominations for this year's video game awards. Batman: Arkham City and LA Noire are the big contenders, attracting eight nominations...
Bafta video game nominations: Batman and LA Noire dominate

Can P2P Be Made to Pay?

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Napster, Grokster, Kazaa, Morpheus, Torrentspy, Audiogalaxy: Hollywood and the music industry have forced countless file-sharing services out of business in the last decade, and major record labels have sued tens of thousands of individual file sharers in the U.S. alone. But go to a site like The Pirate Bay and...
Can P2P Be Made to Pay?

NYU and Codecademy Partner To Teach Coding To Undergrads

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Zach Sims (Photo: Twitter.com) With UPenn making moves on the title of “Stanford of the East” and Eric Schmidt advising Cornell on the evolution of its new tech campus, NYU doesn’t want its students left behind in the college tech revolution. Hence the school’s new partnership with Codeacademy. Students in the Steinhardt...
NYU and Codecademy Partner To Teach Coding To Undergrads

USTR Releases Ridiculous 'Naughty' Special 301 List For Countries Who Don't Pass Silly Laws Hollywood Wants

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Every year around this time, the USTR puts out its increasingly laughable Special 301 Report, which merely takes the countries that IP maxmalists say are bad, and officially declares them naughty. The 2012 list has come out (pdf and embedded below) and it's as silly and pointless as usual. Canada...
USTR Releases Ridiculous 'Naughty' Special 301 List For Countries Who Don't Pass Silly Laws Hollywood Wants

Rumors: Galaxy Note III may have all the digital camera options you need

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It's been a month of rumors surrounding Samsung's mobile product line. First, we saw leaks of the company's forthcoming "rugged" Galaxy S 4, and now we're hearing rumors about the forthcoming Galaxy Note phone-tablet hybrid that will apparently launch later this year. Boy Genius Report points to ETNews, a Korean...
Rumors: Galaxy Note III may have all the digital camera options you need

Under Mayer, Yahoo stands by ad tech and Right Media

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After months of speculation that Yahoo might part with ad exchange Right Media, the company is going out of its way to affirm its commitment to its core ad technology. In a mini media blitz of stories in the ad trades today, company executives said Yahoo has no plans to...
Under Mayer, Yahoo stands by ad tech and Right Media
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Game in talks over possible rescue deal

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Video games specialist appeared to have been handed a lifeline after owner of Comet emerged as white knight buyerThe stricken video games specialist Game appears to have been handed a lifeline after the owner of the electricals chain Comet emerged as a white knight buyer.Turnaround group OpCapita is understood to...
Game in talks over possible rescue deal

A Fashion Week Hackathon With All the Right Ratios?

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Silicon Alley is awfully fond of putting "proximity to other industries" in its plus column. As the line goes: We're down the street from the top media, financial, and fashion companies in the world! Despite being neighbors, however, fashion and tech have had some trouble understanding each other--hence the growing...
A Fashion Week Hackathon With All the Right Ratios?

Content for cord cutters is going to get harder to find predicts industry executive

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While millions of cord cutters are eagerly awaiting their chance to subscribe to HBOGo, the CEO of the company that helps ensure that HBO’s over the top content looks good is skeptical about when that might happen. Darren Feher, the CEO of Conviva, thinks things will get worse for cord...
Content for cord cutters is going to get harder to find predicts industry executive

Eat More Salt Or Your Food Will Taste Like Damp Dog Hair

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With everyone from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to First Lady Michelle Obama pushing foodmakers to cut the salt in their products, the salt industry is fighting back. And they warn that without enough salt, processed meats start to taste like cardboard or "damp dog hair." Yum! The New...
Eat More Salt Or Your Food Will Taste Like Damp Dog Hair
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