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Software: How Apple Killed the Linux Desktop and Why That Doesn't Matter

Zuckerberg's Huge Win: Instagram Is Up 1179% Since He Bought It (FBGOOG)

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Mark Zuckerberg did a lot of things wrong during the first half of 2012, leading up to and through Facebook's few months as a public company. (One thing: Facebook should not have floated so much stock only to have to effectively buy a bunch back months later.) One thing he...
Zuckerberg's Huge Win: Instagram Is Up 1179% Since He Bought It (FBGOOG)

Apple’s secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM processors revealed by intern

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In 2009, Tristan Schaap received the chance of a lifetime when he was offered an internship by Apple’s Platform Technologies Group. During his time interning with the company, Schaap was part of a team that was secretly attempting to port Mac OS X to the ARM architect, according to...
Apple’s secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM processors revealed by intern
Fujitsu's palm-scanning laptop prototype hands-on

Microsoft may cut Windows license cost to push smaller devices due later this year

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Microsoft is reportedly cutting the price it offers Windows to its OEMs in an effort to push new form factors later this year.The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft has been offering price breaks on its Windows 8 and Office software to "help spur the development of small, touch-enabled...
Microsoft may cut Windows license cost to push smaller devices due later this year

HDMI vs. DisplayPort: Which display interface reigns supreme?

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The HDMI audio/video interface standard has become wildly successful. It's the most common digital connection you'll find in TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray players, A/V receivers, gaming consoles, camcorders, and digital cameras. Heck, it's even showing up in some smartphones. You'll also find HDMI implementations in most consumer desktop and...
HDMI vs. DisplayPort: Which display interface reigns supreme?

Windows 8 spurs new PC designs

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Computers that work as both tablets and laptop computers are shown off in a variety of form factors ahead of the release of Windows 8....
Windows 8 spurs new PC designs
New Dell Ubuntu ultrabooks a step in the right direction for Linux support
It's a big market for little chips: 2.6B ARM chips shipped last quarter
Verizon has five secret data plans you can only get if you know about them

Mobile Devices and Browsers Aren't Ready for HTML5

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It is one thing to say that apps built in HTML5 function across every device on the market. It is another thing to run those apps.  Development studio Spaceport.io used its PerfMarks II testing platform to determine which browsers and devices run HTML5 best. PerfMarks II tests “attempt to translate,...
Mobile Devices and Browsers Aren't Ready for HTML5

HTML5 runs up to thousands of times slower on mobile devices: Report

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There’s been so much excitement about the capabilities of HTML5, the markup language that helps us make and present things on the Web, but it seems that for all the enthusiasm, there are still issues with the new kid that need to be worked through. In the latest research by...
HTML5 runs up to thousands of times slower on mobile devices: Report
HTC countersues Apple over HP embedded server and network patents

Toshiba: 'Hybrid' Hard Drive to Boost Market Share

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Toshiba expects its share of the computer hard-drive market to nearly double over the next few years thanks to "hybrid" hard drives for laptop computers....
Toshiba: 'Hybrid' Hard Drive to Boost Market Share

Microsoft Offers Price Breaks

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Microsoft has recently been offering price breaks on its Windows 8 and Office software to help spur the development of small, touch-enabled laptop computers....
Microsoft Offers Price Breaks

The 20 Stocks That Are Most Loved By Hedge Funds

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The title says it all. A report from Morgan Stanley's Adam Partker lists 20 stocks most owned by hedge funds. Dominating the scene: Big tech, big oil, and big banks. The stocks are ranked by the number of companies that own them.Apple (AAPL) YTD: + 39% Top Five Hedge Fund Holders: Citadel,...
The 20 Stocks That Are Most Loved By Hedge Funds
RIM CEO Thorsten Heins: BlackBerry 10 is a laptop killer
Decide.com unveils daily deal site, promises cash if prices later fall on gadgets
Chrome's mobile market share gains on Android, stays flat on iOS

BBC iPlayer: tablet viewing doubles in two months

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Corporation hails 'step change' over Christmas as viewers turned to devices such as Apple's iPad and Google's Nexus 7BBC statistics for iPlayer viewing and listening have provided evidence of the impact of the so-called "tablet Christmas", with programme requests on devices such as Apple's iPad and Google's Nexus 7 almost...
BBC iPlayer: tablet viewing doubles in two months

iPad 2 sales strong in K-12 market, sold 2x as many iPads to schools as Macs

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During the Apple earnings call today, the company discussed the massive growth and success of its iPad, with schools jumping on the bandwagon. The company has always had an eye on the education market, as getting its products in front of a younger audience helps grow brand appeal and influence...
iPad 2 sales strong in K-12 market, sold 2x as many iPads to schools as Macs

JIBE Goes SaaS To Make All Job Applications Mobile-Friendly

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New York City-based startup JIBE first appeared on the scene in late 2009 as LocalBacon, a job board that required job-seekers to pay 99 cents to apply for positions, weeding out less serious candidates. Several months later in March 2010, the company smartly re-positioned itself as JIBE — a recruiting...
JIBE Goes SaaS To Make All Job Applications Mobile-Friendly
Intel beats earnings expectations but cuts revenue guidance

Amazon Partners With EPIX, Brings 3,000 More Titles To Prime Instant Video

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Amazon’s steady growth in building up its Amazon Prime Instant Video collection continues today with yet another deal with a content provider: this time, EPIX, a newer, premium channel with access to a selection of movies, comedy, music and sports events. Amazon says that the deal means “thousands” of new...
Amazon Partners With EPIX, Brings 3,000 More Titles To Prime Instant Video

Amazon's retail bulldozer rumbles on

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The company's attempt to perfect same-day local delivery should terrify traditional retailers. But it isn't quite ready for prime time -- yet. By Verne Kopytoff, contributor FORTUNE -- Amazon.com intends to crush local businesses by offering same-day delivery. Instead of visiting the neighborhood mall, shoppers could have Barbie dolls, designer...
Amazon's retail bulldozer rumbles on

The More Pandora Sells, the More It Loses

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A tenth of a cent might not sound like a lot of money. But Pandora Media Inc.’s 18 percent stock drop Wednesday is a sobering reminder that those fractions add up — especially when advertising sales don’t keep pace. Pandora’s music royalty costs, typically paid in tenths of a cent,...
The More Pandora Sells, the More It Loses

Toshiba aims to slash Ultrabook prices with new hybrid hard drives

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Toshiba said Tuesday it will soon begin mass production of a new line of hybrid disk drives equipped with flash memory, touting them as a low-cost replacement for the solid-state drives used in ultrabook and laptop computers. Hybrid drives are touted as a way to achieve the high boot...
Toshiba aims to slash Ultrabook prices with new hybrid hard drives

Toshiba aims to slash ultrabook prices with new hybrid hard drives

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Toshiba said Tuesday it will soon begin mass production of a new line of hybrid disk drives equipped with flash memory, touting them as a low-cost replacement for the solid-state drives used in ultrabook and laptop computers....
Toshiba aims to slash ultrabook prices with new hybrid hard drives

AMD Makes Play For Thin Laptops With Trinity Chips

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Advanced Micro Devices hasn't had much to brag about in recent years, particularly in chips for laptop computers. But the company's latest offerings, known by the code name Trinity, are starting to generate a buzz....
AMD Makes Play For Thin Laptops With Trinity Chips

Microsoft Offers Price Breaks

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Microsoft Corp. has recently been offering price breaks on its Windows 8 and Office software to help spur the development of small, touch-enabled laptop computers, people familiar with the situation said. The Microsoft discounts are particularly tailored for portables with small displays that would likely appear this fall, these people...
Microsoft Offers Price Breaks
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