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Next iPhone to launch in early September, according to report

Google tablet will indeed be co-branded with ASUS, says insider

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We already suspected as much -- not least from the FCC filing above -- but an unnamed executive at Asustek Computer Inc has reportedly just confirmed that Google's much-rumored new tablet will be co-branded with ASUS. According to Reuters, the employee said the tablet will help Google to "target...
Google tablet will indeed be co-branded with ASUS, says insider

Lockups and Insider Selling

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There is a lot of sturm und drang out there in the worlds of social media, finacial media, and just plain media about all the lockups coming off and all the insider selling going on in some big internet stocks. As someone who has played this game a few times,...
Lockups and Insider Selling

iOS 6 GM expected in early September ahead of new iPhone

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Apple will likely unveil the iOS 6 Golden Master in September early enough to release the next-generation iPhone that same month and generate "significant" sales of the device in the third quarter of calendar 2012, according to one insider....
iOS 6 GM expected in early September ahead of new iPhone

Four Microsoft Windows 8 demo videos sneak online

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As we get closer to Windows 8's October 25th launch date, expect the floodgates to open on a barrage of tidbits, insider peeks and revelations. One such early arrival is these four clips, lasting just under a minute, that demonstrate some of the new features that'll soon arrive on...
Four Microsoft Windows 8 demo videos sneak online

FreedomPop rumored to introduce iPhone case with free WiMAX service

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Lending a bit of credence to the notion that it'll have life beyond LightSquared, an insider at FreedomPop is now suggesting that it'll debut a case for the iPhone 4 / 4S that features a WiMAX radio, hotspot capabilities and delivers a free (albeit, limited) data service. This rumored...
FreedomPop rumored to introduce iPhone case with free WiMAX service

Samsung reportedly axes Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 production to add quad-core CPU

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This is, well, a little strange. The fine folks over at Netbooknews are reporting that Samsung has ended production on the GT P5100 -- better known as the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. The story comes courtesy of an unnamed "Korean Samsung insider" who claims the device is getting upgraded...
Samsung reportedly axes Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 production to add quad-core CPU

Hackers break into 55,000 Twitter accounts, leaving passwords bare

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In a massive leak, some 55,000 Twitter accounts have been compromised, leaving them open for abuse. According to AirDemon, accounts belonging to celebrities were attacked in the process. The leak is large enough that 5 PasteBin pages were required to host the list. I’m going to link to them, only so...
Hackers break into 55,000 Twitter accounts, leaving passwords bare

Peter Thiel Sells Large Facebook Stake

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Peter Thiel, Facebook's earliest investor and a board member, has sold the majority of his shares in the social network, as restrictions on insider selling of the stock begin to lift....
Peter Thiel Sells Large Facebook Stake

Now Facebook Cofounder Dustin Moskovitz Is Selling Off Facebook Shares Too (FB)

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Dustin Moskovitz, one of Facebook's cofounders, has sold off 450,000 shares of Facebook in the past week, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission via Bloomberg. Moskovitz sold the shares between August 17-21 for between $19.38-$20 a share, the filing shows. Moskovitz isn't the first Facebook insider...
Now Facebook Cofounder Dustin Moskovitz Is Selling Off Facebook Shares Too (FB)

Analyst: This Is What I Think Apple Will Name The Apple TV (AAPL)

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Apple will name its television, "iPanel," according to Jefferies analyst Peter Misek (via Street Insider). Misek has a new note out this morning, raising his price target on the stock to $800 from $690. He cites the release of an Apple TV this year as one reason for the...
Analyst: This Is What I Think Apple Will Name The Apple TV (AAPL)

Yet Another Study Says First Person Shooters Are Good For Your Eyesight

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Over in the Insider Chat, Leigh recently taught us that it's a myth that carrots improve your eyesight... but if your mother tries to pass that off on you as a reason to eat carrots, perhaps you should tell her you're better off getting in a bit more time playing...
Yet Another Study Says First Person Shooters Are Good For Your Eyesight

Reliable source says no chance Apple will ax Mac Pro

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One well-connected insider has given Mac users hope that Apple will release a new Mac Pro with a comment that there is no chance Apple will discontinue the line....
Reliable source says no chance Apple will ax Mac Pro

Apple reportedly 'noodling with' 7.85-inch iPad prototype

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Apple is be "noodling with" ideas and prototypes for a 7.85-inch iPad, though it's not clear if the device will ever see the light of day, according to one well-connected insider....
Apple reportedly 'noodling with' 7.85-inch iPad prototype

Quality issues with iPhone 5's aluminum chassis slows production, report says

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Apple's decision to use lightweight anodized 6000 series aluminum for the iPhone 5's uni-body chassis has caused some units to show signs of wear out-of-the-box, prompting stricter quality control measures that have negatively impacted production yields, one insider says....
Quality issues with iPhone 5's aluminum chassis slows production, report says

Alibaba Names Insider Jonathan Lu As New CEO Replacing Founder Jack Ma

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Alibaba, China’s e-commerce giant, today named insider Jonathan Lu Xaoxi as its new CEO — filling a hole two months after founder Jack Ma announced that he would be stepping down from the position. The move is another step in the company’s bigger restructuring, which saw the creation of some...
Alibaba Names Insider Jonathan Lu As New CEO Replacing Founder Jack Ma

NYT: Samsung Galaxy S IV will tout eye-based scrolling

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One of the Galaxy S III's most vaunted features was Smart Stay: when it was active, the smartphone's display would stay awake as long as its owner did. A reported Samsung insider's tip to the New York Times claims the Galaxy S IV will take that intelligent use of...
NYT: Samsung Galaxy S IV will tout eye-based scrolling

Should the CIO know how to code?

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With IT integral to the business, an increasing number of companies are hiring CIOs who didn't rise through the ranks. Is that a good thing? Insider (registration required)...
Should the CIO know how to code?

Apple's rumored set-top cable box won't make 2012 debut, report says

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Apple's attempts to be a power player in the TV market may be delayed until next year, as an insider familiar with the company's plans claims a rumored set-top box won't be unveiled in 2012....
Apple's rumored set-top cable box won't make 2012 debut, report says

Facebook stock: Let the insider selling begin

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Shares of Facebook, still far below their IPO price, will likely face new pressure as insiders become free to sell hundreds of millions of pre-IPO shares. [Read more]...
Facebook stock: Let the insider selling begin
Fandango Wins Yahoo Movies Deal Over Rival MovieTickets.com

RIM Director: Our New CEO Isn't a Moron Like the Rest of You

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Research in Motion’s leadership change was a long time coming not because its former co-CEOs refused to cede power, but because there was no one inside the company or out who was capable of running it properly — until now. Seriously? Seriously, says RIM director Roger Martin, who scoffs at...
RIM Director: Our New CEO Isn't a Moron Like the Rest of You

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, AMZN, FB)

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Good morning. For Sandy-related news, see our main front page. For tech news, continue here: Here's how East Coast Apple Stores are preparing for the storm. Amazon mocked the iPad Mini in a new ad on its homepage. IBM researchers were able to "pattern an array of carbon nanotubes on...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, AMZN, FB)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AOL, AAPL, GOOG, IBM, YHOO, EBAY)

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Good morning! News:  Why did a top executive quit AppNexus, and why are others looking to leave? AOL has re-launched its Webmail product, calling it Alto. Facebook stock went up yesterday, thanks to a positive report about its mobile ad business. Reports say IBM will buy Israeli software firm Red...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AOL, AAPL, GOOG, IBM, YHOO, EBAY)

An AngelList for Europe? NOAH launches a new social network for startup funding and growth

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Does Europe need its own version of the wildly popular AngelList network for startups and investors? Corporate finance boutique NOAH Advisors believes that it does, and is opening a service to meet that need. NOAH Insider is currently used as a networking tool for attendees at the NOAH conference, which takes...
An AngelList for Europe? NOAH launches a new social network for startup funding and growth

Flying Around The World Could Get A Lot More Social This Fall

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Even without any confirmed partners, SeatID is poised to change the way we book tickets for concerts, flights and perhaps everything else.  The Israel-based service, set to launch in September, connects users via social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn. People can opt in or out, as they...
Flying Around The World Could Get A Lot More Social This Fall

Q&A: Esri's Jack Dangermond on cloud, big data and Apple-vs-Google map wars

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GIS pioneer Jack Dangermond founded Esri in 1969 and has steered the company since the mainframe era. With today's announcement of ArcGIS Online organizational subscriptions, he sees Esri's evolution into the era of cloud and mobile computing. (Insider, registration required.)...
Q&A: Esri's Jack Dangermond on cloud, big data and Apple-vs-Google map wars

BYOD: IT execs learn to let go of 'command and control' mindset

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Forward-thinking tech execs are learning how to stop worrying and love the gadget, lest their business units attempt an end-run around IT. Insider (registration required)...
BYOD: IT execs learn to let go of 'command and control' mindset
Nokia not seen recovering, could be broken up and sold for parts

Cost of a Data Breach Declines For First Time, According to Ponemon

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For the first time in seven years, both the organizational cost of data breach and the cost per lost or stolen record have declined. The organizational cost has declined from $7.2 million to $5.5 million and the cost per record has declined from $214 to $194. These according to the...
Cost of a Data Breach Declines For First Time, According to Ponemon
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