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The Telegraph interviews Apple lead designer Jonathan Ive

ACTA Lives: How the EU & Canada Are Using CETA as Backdoor Mechanism To Revive ACTA

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Last week, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly to reject ACTA, striking a major blow to the hopes of supporters who envisioned a landmark agreement that would set a new standard for intellectual property rights enforcement. The European Commission, which negotiates trade deals such as ACTA on behalf of the...
ACTA Lives: How the EU & Canada Are Using CETA as Backdoor Mechanism To Revive ACTA

Hulu Plus hits 2 million subscribers, seeing 500,000 new members in Q1

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Hulu is set to announce a 25% subscription growth in its online TV service at an event in NYC this week, as it looks to tempt advertisers on board to drive its revenue. Founded in 2007, Hulu is an online TV service that helps users discover premium content from around...
Hulu Plus hits 2 million subscribers, seeing 500,000 new members in Q1

Nokia’s head of partnerships, business development bails after 27 years

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Beleaguered Nokia has lost yet another senior executive. Robert Andersson, a senior vice president of the consumer electronics giant, has decided to leave Nokia to join TeliaSonera, Europe’s 5th largest telecom operator. Make no mistake: this is a huge blow for Nokia. According to his LinkedIn profile, Andersson has worked...
Nokia’s head of partnerships, business development bails after 27 years

Google Creative Lab Gets ‘Old Spice’ Creative Director Iain Tait From Wieden + Kennedy

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A big hire for Google announced today, and perhaps a sign of some sharper viral marketing coming out of the company going forward: the company is adding Iain Tait to the team at Google Creative Lab, the company’s in-house team that creates marketing campaigns for all things Google, covering products...
Google Creative Lab Gets ‘Old Spice’ Creative Director Iain Tait From Wieden + Kennedy
Snapguide wants to be your handheld how-to guide for everything

Apple pips Samsung to smartphone crown in fourth quarter, says IDC

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Sector sees 55% growth as iPhone 4S leads charge - but Nokia, HTC and RIM see falling shares as some think that fastest expansion is overApple took the lead in the smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2011 as the sector saw explosive growth of 54.7% year-on-year to 157.8m...
Apple pips Samsung to smartphone crown in fourth quarter, says IDC

Who's Actually Using Second Screen TV Apps?

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As the tablet and smartphone markets grow, so too does the tendency for people to use these devices while watching TV. The trend has given rise to a crop of second screen apps that enable users to supplement the TV-watching experience with content from the Web and social media...
Who's Actually Using Second Screen TV Apps?

An Inside Look at How iPads Are Assembled and Tested

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Rob Schmitz of public radio show Marketplace played a key role in debunking a number of Mike Daisey's claims about his trip to China to see working conditions at Apple's manufacturing partner Foxconn. As part of his investigation, Schmitz tracked down Daisey's translator and learned that a number of the...
An Inside Look at How iPads Are Assembled and Tested

Steve Jobs 'Worked Closely' on Design of Next-Generation iPhone with Larger Display

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Bloomberg reports that Steve Jobs was intimately involved in the design work for the next-generation iPhone scheduled for release later this year, reiterating claims that the device will be a substantial change from previous designs in part because of a larger display.Apple, based in Cupertino, California, has placed orders from...
Steve Jobs 'Worked Closely' on Design of Next-Generation iPhone with Larger Display

Antivirus Firms Release Free Tools for Cleaning Macs Infected by Flashback

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Yesterday, Apple disclosed for the first time that it is working to develop a software tool to detect and remove the Flashback malware from infected machines. We also previously profiled Flashback Checker, a simple app designed to allow users to easily see if their Macs are infected but which provides...
Antivirus Firms Release Free Tools for Cleaning Macs Infected by Flashback

Mick Walker obituary

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My friend Mick Walker, who has died of cancer aged 69, wrote more than 130 books, covering every aspect of motorcycling. Many of his marque histories, collectors' guides and racer biographies are considered definitive works. As a motorcycle historian, he was a consultant of choice for the exhibition The Art...
Mick Walker obituary

PayPal’s bid for the digital wallet looks strong

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Everyone from Apple to Visa is looking to shape the way we spend money in the digital age. As PayPal rolls out pieces of its new platform, it’s looking like a strong contender for a broad new standard. by Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE — As long as the Internet has...
PayPal’s bid for the digital wallet looks strong

R-Patz replacements tipped for Hunger Games 2

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As Robert Pattinson rules himself out of key role in Suzanne Collins's Catching Fire, Armie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch and Garrett Hedlund are the new names in the runningArmie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch and Garrett Hedlund are the names being tipped to take the key role of Finnick Odair in the sequel...
R-Patz replacements tipped for Hunger Games 2

After eight years at Pandora, Executive VP Jessica Steel will be stepping down in May

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The internet radio company that went public last year, Pandora, had an earnings call today, but we found out some more interesting facts about the company after the call. For the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2012, Pandora’s revenue hit $81.3 million, which was up 71% year-over-year. The company...
After eight years at Pandora, Executive VP Jessica Steel will be stepping down in May

IDC: Smartphone sales hit all-time high in Q4 led by Apple, Samsung

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The record sales managed by both Apple and Samsung during the holiday quarter last year sent smartphone market growth soaring in late 2011. Market research firm IDC on Monday released data from a new report that suggests smartphone shipments grew 54.7% in the fourth quarter last year. Driven by...
IDC: Smartphone sales hit all-time high in Q4 led by Apple, Samsung

Study: Twitter Users Believed Bin Laden Was Dead Before Mainstream Media Confirmation

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Last year's biggest news story - the death of Osama bin Laden - is now a key to understanding just how deeply Twitter has affected the news universe. The Georgia Institute of Technology will release a study today about coverage of bin Laden's killing that may be the most...
Study: Twitter Users Believed Bin Laden Was Dead Before Mainstream Media Confirmation

Foxconn may buy more Sharp shares, fueling Apple television rumors

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Foxconn is said to be in talks to buy more shares of display panel maker Sharp, once again prompting speculation that their alliance could play a key role in Apple's rumored television set....
Foxconn may buy more Sharp shares, fueling Apple television rumors

CNBC: New York a 'key location' for unveiling Apple' quad-core 'iPad 3' with 4G [u]

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The city of New York will play a "key" role in the Apple's unveiling of its third-generation iPad next week, a device expected to pack a quad-core processor and 4G LTE connectivity, financial news network CNBC claimed on Tuesday [updated]....
CNBC: New York a 'key location' for unveiling Apple' quad-core 'iPad 3' with 4G [u]

Hospital Networks Take Key Role in Health Care as IT Makes Further Clincial Advances

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The health care industry's increased use of electronic medical records (EMRs), wireless medical devices and personal mobile technology has turned hospital......
Hospital Networks Take Key Role in Health Care as IT Makes Further Clincial Advances
Samsung smartphones obliterate iPhone sales in Q2 as rivalry reaches boiling point

This fascinating 2005 interview explores how Reddit was born, highlighting Paul Graham's key role

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Reddit has ground to be an Internet phemonenon — ‘the front page of the Web’ — but, like all startups, it had to begin somewhere and this fascinating video interview with founders Steve Huffman, Alexis Ohanian and Y Combinator’s Paul Graham (who provided mentoring and investment) fills in a lot of...
This fascinating 2005 interview explores how Reddit was born, highlighting Paul Graham's key role

Kinect hack turns the motion sensing device into a dubstep wub factory

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The Kinect is a massive, international hit for Microsoft. But more fun than what its creator has cooked up thus far for it to do are the myriad hacks that the market has produced. When Kinect first hit the market, a wave of innovative uses of the contraption were built, and promptly...
Kinect hack turns the motion sensing device into a dubstep wub factory

Investor and InfoSpace leader John E. Cunningham IV joins RealNetworks' board

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This morning, RealNetworks announced the addition of a new board member, namely John E. Cunningham IV, a General Partner at investment firm Clear Fir Partners and a board member of InfoSpace (now Blucora) since 1998. RealNetworks, which is mostly known for its RealPlayer application and Helix streaming media platform, has...
Investor and InfoSpace leader John E. Cunningham IV joins RealNetworks' board

What the mainstream media could learn from BuzzFeed

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If anyone inside most traditional media companies thinks about BuzzFeed at all, they probably see it as the site that posts “viral” photo galleries of kittens and other web ephemera — or possibly as the site that hired reporter Ben Smith away from Politico to head up its more...
What the mainstream media could learn from BuzzFeed

Solar startups innovate around financing models

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Exchanges where companies and investors can buy and sell renewable energy credits has helped to boost solar in states such as New Jersey. And the idea has now enticed a San Francisco, venture capital-backed startup, Clean Power Finance, to adopt the model to launch a new type of credit trading...
Solar startups innovate around financing models

3D computer model helps screen millions of chemo drugs

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The approach affords researchers a moving view of the structure of a protein thought to play a key role in causing chemo to fail. [Read more]...
3D computer model helps screen millions of chemo drugs
Microsoft paints Azure with open source brush

With 23% of its now 6 million members across 24 EU countries, Fab appoints a 'Chief European Officer'

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Social shopping phenomenon Fab has given Maria Molland, previously its chief international officer, a new key role in the company. Today, the startup is announcing that Molland has been appointed ‘chief European officer’ and that she will hence lead Fab’s further expansion across the continent. Fab is now live in...
With 23% of its now 6 million members across 24 EU countries, Fab appoints a 'Chief European Officer'

What Happens If File Sharing Can Also Be Prosecuted As Trademark Infringement?

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In the arguments over ACTA, one criticism seemed widely accepted: that it tries to bundle together two quite different challenges -- tackling counterfeit goods, like fake medicines, and dealing with unauthorized file sharing. One popular suggestion was that ACTA should be split in two in order to handle those separately...
What Happens If File Sharing Can Also Be Prosecuted As Trademark Infringement?
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