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PayPal gives tour of upcoming, streamlined website redesign

How can the world get out of this economic mess? Our competition winner's visualisation

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We asked you to help us visualise the key data that shows which economies are best placed to recover from the recession. This is the winning entrySimon Rogers...
How can the world get out of this economic mess? Our competition winner's visualisation

Nike continues its push to own the sports tech space with new Nike+ Basketball and Training apps

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Nike is showing no signs of slowing in its attempt to own the fitness space. Whilst earlier today we brought you news on Path’s integration with Nike+ and its recently launched Fuelband, the sportswear giant has now unleashed two brand new apps into the public realm – Nike+ Basketball and...
Nike continues its push to own the sports tech space with new Nike+ Basketball and Training apps
SEC clears Reed Hastings and Netflix to share investor information on Facebook

Visible Technologies updates its social media monitoring tool, more languages and multiple dashboards

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On the same day social data company DataSift announced it was targeting Wall Street with two key finance hires and a New York office, Visible Technologies has rolled out a new version of its social media monitoring platform, with the world in mind. Visible is one of the leading social...
Visible Technologies updates its social media monitoring tool, more languages and multiple dashboards

Fab Kills It In Commerce As Tablets Become Key For Designer Sales [TCTV]

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Design shopping site Fab is turning into a case study success story which tech entrepreneurs would be unwise to ignore. Founded in February 2010 as Fabulis by CEO Jason Goldberg (formerly of XING AG in Germany, socialmedian, and Jobster) with design industry veteran and Chief Creative Officer Bradford Shellhammer, the...
Fab Kills It In Commerce As Tablets Become Key For Designer Sales [TCTV]

Mobile phone theft, card fraud and property crime - all the key data

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Who is most likely to get their phone nicked? What's the most common scam and what's really happening with card fraudProperty crime | Mobile theft | Card fraud | Mass marketing fraud• Get the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianProperty crime is down, mobile theft is...
Mobile phone theft, card fraud and property crime - all the key data

Massive Growth In Independent Musicians & Singers Over The Past Decade

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We've discussed in the past a favorite talking point of the RIAA, claiming a 40% decline in employment for musicians over the past decade or so, which simply isn't supported by the numbers. We've been seeing a lot of people claiming this again lately, so we decided to take a...
Massive Growth In Independent Musicians & Singers Over The Past Decade

South v North Korea: how do the two countries compare? Visualised

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How big is North Korea's army compared to South Korea? What is the size of the economy, or the average life expectancy? This is the key data to see how each country contrasts. Click the image below to enlarge it• Download the data• More data journalism and data visualisations from...
South v North Korea: how do the two countries compare? Visualised

Olympics data: all our statistics, data journalism and visualisations in one place

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Welcome to our new site, which will get you the data you need - and explain what it means• Check out our London Olympics data siteAs soon as the first Olympic events begin in a month's time, we will be assaulted by data of every kind - results, medal tables,...
Olympics data: all our statistics, data journalism and visualisations in one place

Google I/O statshot: 900 million Android devices activated

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Here are some of the key data points coming out of Google’s 2013 I/O keynote: Android device activations: Google has activated 900 million Android devices. The announcement comes just two months after Android hit another milestone: In March, Google chairman Eric Schmidt said that the mobile operating system had surpassed...
Google I/O statshot: 900 million Android devices activated
Wake up call: 59% of mobile apps don’t earn enough to break even

Social Fortress Is A Simple (But Powerful) Skeleton Key/Data Security Service For Your Digital Life

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Georgia-based Social Fortress may have started out as a pet project to make communicating on Facebook more privacy-friendly, but over the past two years, its ambitions have grown considerably loftier. After being bolstered by early positive feedback from players in the defense and information security industries, founder Adam Ghetti eventually...
Social Fortress Is A Simple (But Powerful) Skeleton Key/Data Security Service For Your Digital Life

Cisco cites data-center, wireless for quarterly revenue increase

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Data-center and wireless sales led growth at Cisco Systems in its fiscal third quarter, as it saw customers spending more in the U.S. and developing countries but reported continuing weakness in Southern Europe.Cisco is aiming to become the leading overall IT player, breaking out of its role as primarily...
Cisco cites data-center, wireless for quarterly revenue increase

Microsoft’s Nadella: We will democratize big data

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Satya Nadella, President, Server and Tools Business, Microsoft(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com Microsoft plans to bring big data to the little guy, said Satya Nadella, president of the Microsoft Server and Tools group and the executive directing the company’s gigantic Windows Azure cloud effort. The company’s decision to make Hadoop a...
Microsoft’s Nadella: We will democratize big data

Netflix nightmare explained: Amazon apologies for outage

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What happened at Amazon Web Services to take down the Netflix streaming service for hours on Christmas Eve? It was a combination of human error and flawed access controls: An AWS developer was able to accidentally delete a key data set in the AWS Elastic Load Balancing Service, causing the disruption....
Netflix nightmare explained: Amazon apologies for outage

Apple iPhone smartphone market share surges; RIM slips

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Apple had 16.1 percent of the smartphone market in the first quarter, up from 10.9 percent a year ago, according to IDC data. The news comes as Apple’s iPhone rollout in China and other international markets accelerates its share gains.IDC on Friday released its global smartphone market share standings. The...
Apple iPhone smartphone market share surges; RIM slips

Daily Android tablet sales nearing 40% of iPad sales

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Although Amazon wowed many with its new Kindle Fire HD tablets this week, don’t count pure Android slates out of the race for tablet sales. Most hardware makers shy away from providing actual sales numbers, but some simple math and new information on total Android activations tell us that Google...
Daily Android tablet sales nearing 40% of iPad sales

VMware lays out prices for hybrid cloud offering -- now customers have the ball

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VMware re-announced its long-awaited vCloud Hybrid Service as an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) play for current vSphere customers to use. It will become available in an early access program in June and generally available in the third quarter of the year. The company is pitching the platform for both legacy vSphere applications already...
VMware lays out prices for hybrid cloud offering -- now customers have the ball

Reporters Find Exposed Personal Data Via Google, Threatened With CFAA Charges

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In a story that sounds mighty similar to the Andrew "weev" Aurenheimer situation, two reporters from the Scripps News service have been told that they may be hit with Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) charges after a Google search they did turned up personal data on 170,000 customers that...
Reporters Find Exposed Personal Data Via Google, Threatened With CFAA Charges

Amazon Explains and Apologizes for Christmas Eve Outage

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Amazon.com apologized for a day-long Internet outage last week that took down Netflix's streaming video service and other companies, blaming it on a developer who accidentally deleted some key data....
Amazon Explains and Apologizes for Christmas Eve Outage

The Modigliani Test for Linked Data: Results

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In a recent post, I outlined a kind of layman's test for the Semantic Web. I wrote that the tipping point for the Semantic Web may be when anyone can query a set of data about a historical figure and get a long list of structured results in return. I...
The Modigliani Test for Linked Data: Results

Freedom of Information requests 2011: how many were there and which were turned down?

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Freedom of Information requests data shows more people than ever before trying to get key data out of government. See what it says• Get the dataThe Freedom of Information Act of 2000 is very British Institution - it allows anyone to request data from government departments - and to be...
Freedom of Information requests 2011: how many were there and which were turned down?

NYT Pays Former CEO $24 Million To Go Away; The Paper Made $3 Million Total Over The Last 4 Years

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Unlike some, I'm not that up in arms over high CEO pay... if they deserve it. In an open market, if an executive can command top dollar, based on strong performance, I'm all for it. However, if the pay is so totally divorced from performance as to be completely laughable,...
NYT Pays Former CEO $24 Million To Go Away; The Paper Made $3 Million Total Over The Last 4 Years

Geckoboard launches iOS app to help businesses track key data using customizable virtual dashboards

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Geckoboard, a company which provides businesses with virtual dashboards for tracking data and real-time analytics on the Web, is launching an iOS app today to help its users stay connected on the move. Just like its browser-based incarnation, the Geckoboard app is completely customizable and integrates with over 100 different...
Geckoboard launches iOS app to help businesses track key data using customizable virtual dashboards

World's top 100 universities under 50: ranked by Times Higher Education

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South Korea's Pohang University of Science and Technology has been ranked the best university under the age of 50. Find out which universities have made the list• Get the data• Get the 2012 university reputation rankings• More data journalism and data visualisations from the GuardianSouth Korea's Pohang University of Science...
World's top 100 universities under 50: ranked by Times Higher Education

Opera releases its first mobile advertising report; iOS king of the hill, Windows Phone sucking wind

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As a leading maker of mobile browser products, Opera Software releases a monthly ‘State of the Mobile Web’ report to zoom in on key trends. But Opera is more than just a browser software company; it’s also a sizeable player in the mobile advertising space, especially after spending up to...
Opera releases its first mobile advertising report; iOS king of the hill, Windows Phone sucking wind
The Wallet Revolution [Infographic]

Microsoft's Data Platform Group boss Ted Kummert has left the firm after 23 years for Madrona Ventures

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Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of the Data Platform Group Ted Kummert has left the firm he joined in 1989 for the Madrona Venture Group, where he will work as a venture capitalist. Madrona Ventures, a Seattle-based VC firm is a natural fit for Kummert, given its investments into firms such as Tier 3,...
Microsoft's Data Platform Group boss Ted Kummert has left the firm after 23 years for Madrona Ventures

Facebook, Intel and Open Compute Project announce key data center tech advancements, 12 new members

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Today is the fourth summit of the Open Compute Project, an impressive statistic given that the group is a mere 18 months old. Its first major meeting had but one official member, Facebook, which supplied three ‘technology contributions.’ This fourth summit sports in excess of 50 members, and a number...
Facebook, Intel and Open Compute Project announce key data center tech advancements, 12 new members
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