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10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, MSFT, WMT, EBAY, YHOO)

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Good morning! Here's the news: The iPad launches today. Here are some of the best apps for that new Retina display. People are lining up for the iPad around the world. Even Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak's been in line since noon yesterday. Walmart started selling the iPad at midnight....
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, MSFT, WMT, EBAY, YHOO)

New Beginnings

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Mary Dedinsky, my newswriting professor at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism, taught me early on to not bury the lead. So here I go: Kass and I have agreed to sell Buddy Media to salesforce.com. Now that that’s over, let me tell you a story – a story about...
New Beginnings

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

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Good morning! Here's the news: Apple's trying to launch a subscription TV service by Christmas. Streaming TV service Aereo just got tagged with a lawsuit. China's one-billionth mobile phone user will sign up this week. Foursquare employees may soon be $50 million richer. Unlimited data is finally dead at...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, T)

This Is What Advertisers Hate About Facebook

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This note was published last week on Business Insider Intelligence, our internet industry research service. If you were a BI Intelligence subscriber, you'd know this already! Click here to find out more and sign up for a free trial → We recently had a chat with a top executive...
This Is What Advertisers Hate About Facebook

The Problem Of Money In Politics

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We have finally gotten videos up on the web from our Hacking Society event that happened in late April. A number of participants are going to blog this week about some of the specific topics and my contribution will be about our conversation about money and politics. This 14min video...
The Problem Of Money In Politics

Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures

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In less than a month since the Russian authorities created the blacklist of websites distributing illegal content, Google’s services have been put there and blocked several times. Since November 1, Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor can order local hosting providers and ISPs to block access to any website by putting it...
Google criticizes Russian authorities over service blockages and non-transparent blacklisting procedures

13 Amazing Facts About Smartphone Use Around The World

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Business Insider Intelligence is a new research and analysis service for real-time insight and intelligence about the Internet industry. The product is currently in beta. For more information, and to sign up for a free 30-day trial, click here. Google has been collecting tons of data about smartphone usage around the world,...
13 Amazing Facts About Smartphone Use Around The World

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

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Good morning! Here's the news: The new iPad comes out tomorrow. Check out Walt Mossberg's review to see if it's right for you. We're a little bothered by this frustrating fact about the new iPad. Furthermore, here are some of the tech elite's complaints about Apple's new tablet. Roger...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, EBAY)

Internet Industry Gears up for World IPv6 Launch

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June 6 promises to be a watershed moment in the history of the Internet....
Internet Industry Gears up for World IPv6 Launch

Five insider's tips for making Internet businesses work in Russia

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Russia’s an exciting market in terms of growth potential, but it can also seem like a badlands for e-commerce to the uninitiated. In this guest opinion piece, Fast Lane Ventures CEO Marina Treshchova (below right) talks us through some common misperceptions foreign investors harbor about Russia and shares five tips for...
Five insider's tips for making Internet businesses work in Russia

Think Facebook's $100 Billion Valuation Is Nuts? Read This

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This post is written by Business Insider Intelligence analyst Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry. BI Intelligence is Business Insider's internet industry research service. To learn more and get a free 30-day trial, click here. We're all awaiting with bated breath for the Facebook S-1 to drop this week. According to various leaks, Facebook's...
Think Facebook's $100 Billion Valuation Is Nuts? Read This

UK says three strikes is coming, but not until 2014

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The British media regulator Ofcom has outlined its plans for tackling illegal filesharing — with a full “three strikes” policy for U.K. internet users finally set to come into force in 2014. Under the proposals, which were published on Tuesday, Ofcom says British ISPs would have to send warning letters...
UK says three strikes is coming, but not until 2014
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Which Companies Are Making Money In Mobile?

ISPs and defamation law: hold fire, Robert Jay | Ashley Hurst

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Defining internet service providers as publishers within defamation law would be totally unworkableAlthough online issues were not covered in great detail by the Leveson inquiry, Robert Jay QC's comments to the Singapore Academy of Law concerning the liability of internet service providers (ISPs) earlier this week are startling.The lead counsel...
ISPs and defamation law: hold fire, Robert Jay | Ashley Hurst

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

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Good morning! Here's the news: Tumblr has doubled in size in six months. A report suggests we'll see new MacBook Pros in April and May. Tim Cook visited the Chinese factory where iPhones are made. Jeff Bezos found the rockets that took Apollo 11 to the moon. Google definitely...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, FB, AMZN, GOOG, RHT)

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

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Good morning! Here's the news: Amazon inflates its numbers to make its streaming video library seem bigger than it really is. Apple has a plan to reinvent your earbuds. Microsoft got a bright idea from Amazon -- selling search as a service. Facebook just moved into a big new office...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AMZN, GOOG, FB, AAPL, MSFT)

Here come the acquisitions: China's Internet industry gets down to business

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China’s startup ecosystem hasn’t exactly been renowned for its fervor for mergers and acquisitions. Until very recently, the prevailing Internet industry culture has been to poach and copy rather than acquire and innovate. In the Web 2.0 era, the biggest Internet companies in China – Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent, and Sina...
Here come the acquisitions: China's Internet industry gets down to business
Will Facebook Go Out With A Bang?

Is the internet as addictive as tobacco? | Anonymous

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Digital content is designed to be addictive - like tobacco or fast food. So let's be honest about which services are the doughnutsI like the internet. I use it a lot. In fact, I work at a senior level in the industry and from here the internet does not look...
Is the internet as addictive as tobacco? | Anonymous

Android Developers Can't Get Paid And It's Killing The Platform—Here's Why (GOOG, AAPL, NOK, MSFT, RIMM)

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A version of this note appeared last week on Business Insider Intelligence, BI's market research service on the internet industry. If you were a subscriber, you'd already know this! Click here to find out more and sign up for a free trial → Android has a monetization problem. According to a...
Android Developers Can't Get Paid And It's Killing The Platform—Here's Why (GOOG, AAPL, NOK, MSFT, RIMM)

Etsy wants to solve Silicon Valley’s women problem

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Etsy wants to support at least 10 women to the tune of $5,000 each to come to New York’s Hacker School this summer with an eye toward getting female enrollment up to 50 percent of the class. The New York startup said it would offer up to $50,000 for women...
Etsy wants to solve Silicon Valley’s women problem

Here's Why Mobile Ad Spend Won't Ever Catch Up With Eyeballs (MM, GOOG, AAPL)

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A version of this note recently appeared on BI Intelligence, Business Insider's internet industry market research service. If you were a subscriber, you'd already know this! Click here to find out more and sign up for a free trial → Many people think mobile advertising is a huge opportunity in...
Here's Why Mobile Ad Spend Won't Ever Catch Up With Eyeballs (MM, GOOG, AAPL)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, ZNGA, RIMM, MSFT, AMZN)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Zynga's chief engineer has resigned in order to do "something entrepreneurial." Google is opening an online tablet store. LivingSocial's cofounder steps down from the board. RIM lost $54 million on that massive outage. Ex-CEO of RIM Jim Balsillie has stepped down from the RIM...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, ZNGA, RIMM, MSFT, AMZN)

The semantic web: Can it make Google as smart as IBM Watson?

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Once upon a time, search was the greatest thing since sliced bread. Most of us still couldn’t live without it, but hardly an hour goes by that we aren’t cursing the lousy results from our otherwise favorite search engine. Queries which seem straightforward to us stump even the mighty Google,...
The semantic web: Can it make Google as smart as IBM Watson?

Letters: Dealing with online child abuse images

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On Tuesday on ITN News Peter Davies, the UK's leading police officer in the fight against online crimes against children, made a startling confession. He announced that Britain's police are not able to arrest everyone they know is involved in downloading child abuse images (child pornography). He said he would...
Letters: Dealing with online child abuse images

Inside Upwest Labs, The Startup Accelerator That Brings Israel To Silicon Valley [TCTV]

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There is certainly no shortage of startup incubators and accelerators these days, but Silicon Valley’s Upwest Labs is doing something especially unique. Upwest, which got off the ground in January, focuses on entrepreneurs with Israeli roots — it brings them to Palo Alto, California for 10 weeks, during which...
Inside Upwest Labs, The Startup Accelerator That Brings Israel To Silicon Valley [TCTV]

Internet companies warn over government email surveillance plans

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Firms privately voice concerns that coalition's proposed powers to monitor public email could be misused by autocratic regimesInternet companies have privately warned that the government's plans to monitor email and social media use by the British public could be used by autocratic regimes to justify state surveillance.No internet businesses were...
Internet companies warn over government email surveillance plans

Every Business Person Involved At All With The Internet Should Glance At This Presentation

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Lemi Orhan Ergin is a principle engineer at Sony. He's done non-technical people in the Internet industry around the world a huge favor. He made made a presentation called "Fundamentals of Web for Non-Developers." He says the purpose of the deck is educate "business people" on "concepts of the Web...
Every Business Person Involved At All With The Internet Should Glance At This Presentation

W3C launches Web Platform Docs to help designers and developers

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In an effort to better acquaint Web developers with the open technologies that can be used to build Web applications, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has launched a Web site with tutorials and other documentation that cover most of today's Web standards, including the emerging HTML5 set of...
W3C launches Web Platform Docs to help designers and developers
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