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With 8.8% market share, Apple has 73% of cell phone profits

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Among the major vendors, Samsung captured 26%, HTC took 1%, and the rest lost money Source: Asymco.com FORTUNE — Asymco‘s Horace Dediu on Thursday updated his quarterly review of mobile phone profits, and the news for everyone but Apple (AAPL) and Samsung is not good. Apple is in roughly the...
With 8.8% market share, Apple has 73% of cell phone profits

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

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Google's next iteration of Android wasn't quite the full-point release jump that many of you were perhaps anticipating. Rather than using Google I/O 2012 as the launching pad for Android 5.0, we're being formally introduced to v4.1 -- a mere 0.1 ahead of where Ice Cream Sandwich placed us...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

Apple Tightens Up on Apps

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Apple is again frustrating legions of application developers by replicating its regime for mobile devices in the world of desktop software...
Apple Tightens Up on Apps
Spotify overhauls Android app, beta available now

Microsoft Won't Support Some Business Features on ARM, But Will Offer "Windows to Go"

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While Windows for ARM based processors will offer many of the same features as the version for traditional PC chips, the list of differences is growing. Microsoft disclosed on Wednesday that Windows on ARM won’t offer the same manageability features that businesses have come to rely on for overseeing their...
Microsoft Won't Support Some Business Features on ARM, But Will Offer "Windows to Go"

Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them

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Troubled Finnish phone maker Nokia is – still – troubled. No need for a strategy change though, incoming Nokia chairman Risto Siilasmaa told reporters this morning. He said Nokia’s current plans will succeed and that he will foster an “entrepreneurial spirit” and that legions of unicorns are currently flying in...
Nokia’s new chairman sees no need for changes, hopes unicorns will save them

Google Wallet supports prepaid cards once again, afflicted users get $5 in compensation

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Google Wallet's prepaid experiment hasn't been the smoothest of endeavors, but the company wants to make up for all the headaches -- with cash. A few weeks ago, Google disabled a feature that allowed users to add a Google Prepaid Card to their wallets after either removing it, or...
Google Wallet supports prepaid cards once again, afflicted users get $5 in compensation

Still More Of The 10 Best Amazon Reviews. Ever.

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First there was Fast Company's "The 10 Best Amazon Reviews. Ever." Then, due to popular demand, we presented, just in time for Christmas, "10 More of the Best Amazon Reviews. Ever." Now we give you "Still More of the 10 Best Amazon Reviews. Ever"--the third in our series of crowdsourced...
Still More Of The 10 Best Amazon Reviews. Ever.

8 Things Instagram Did Right

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With its billion-dollar sale to Facebook, Instagram instantly became the latest poster child for startup success. In just 551 days, the photo-sharing mobile app zoomed from zero to 30 million-odd users, and 10 million U.S. visits by March 2012, up 1000% since December 2011. Its valuation outstrips that of the...
8 Things Instagram Did Right
Design your own HUD ski goggle apps with Android SDK
Encyclopaedia Britannica wiped out by Wikipedia, selling final print edition
WTF is CISPA?

About.me Releases Public API, SDK At Disrupt, Now Integrates With Reputation, Smarterer, Forkly, Kred And Showyou

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About.Me is set to get a bit more social. The AOL-owned property just released a public API and SDK into the wild in partnership with Reputation.com, Smarterer, Forkly, Kred and Showyou. While the online profile site already worked with most popular social platforms, today’s announcement is huge for both about.me...
About.me Releases Public API, SDK At Disrupt, Now Integrates With Reputation, Smarterer, Forkly, Kred And Showyou

How Facebook Search Could Be A Gift To Google

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Facebook’s reported move into search may one day prove a mortal threat to Google’s advertising business. But in the short run, the social network’s new project comes at an opportune time for the search giant. For Google (NSDQ: GOOG), the impending arrival of Facebook Search presents a much-needed opportunity to...
How Facebook Search Could Be A Gift To Google

Apptopia gives app developers an exit strategy

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The mobile app boom has attracted legions of developers hoping to make it rich like Instagram or OMGPOP. But the reality is that turning an app into a profitable business is still a long-shot proposition. But at least now developers can get something back for the investment by selling their apps...
Apptopia gives app developers an exit strategy

T-Mobile Launching New Mobile Broadband Plans For Contract Haters On May 20

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T-Mobile CEO Philipp Humm noted during their last earning call that their prepaid users helped make up for the loss of 510,000 postpaid subscribers, and now it seems that they’ve got another bone to throw to the their legions of contract-averse customers. Starting on May 20, T-Mobile will be rolling...
T-Mobile Launching New Mobile Broadband Plans For Contract Haters On May 20

Intel knocks ARM's legacy app dilemma in Windows 8, says it has a 'big uphill fight' ahead

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Intel has typically kept its cool in responding to Windows 8 on ARM, but that war of words (and chips) just got a little more heated at an investor meeting. CEO Paul Otellini saw his more mobile-oriented competition facing a "big uphill fight" without the presence of legacy Windows...
Intel knocks ARM's legacy app dilemma in Windows 8, says it has a 'big uphill fight' ahead

RIM Investing $100 Million To Build Developer Community -- Is It Too Late?

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Research in Motion (RIM) is investing $100 million investment to grow the developer community for the BlackBerry platform, according to e27, a blog covering the Asia tech scene. The immediate question that comes to mind: “Is it too late?” RIM is trying to save $1 billion after losing 95% of...
RIM Investing $100 Million To Build Developer Community -- Is It Too Late?

If the new iPad is "hot," what do you call a MacBook Pro?

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The heat generated by Consumer Reports' thermal test is likely to dissipate quickly  Source: Consumer Reports Mike Daisey owes Consumer Reports' Donna Tapellini a thank-you note for diverting attention -- at least briefly -- from his malfeasances with her preliminary report on the new iPad. CR engineers discovered -- and on...
If the new iPad is "hot," what do you call a MacBook Pro?
Spotify is hard at work on 'major' update for its Android app
Samsung’s dream comes true

Letters: Blowing hot and cold on windfarms

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Adair Turner is right to say that there is a legitimate debate over the visual impact of windfarms (Debate whether windfarms are ugly but not their efficiency, says government adviser, 27 February).The Campaign to Protect Rural England believes that climate change poses a major threat to the character and quality...
Letters: Blowing hot and cold on windfarms

How Facebook Search Could Be A Gift To Google

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Facebook’s reported move into search may one day prove a mortal threat to Google’s advertising business. But in the short run, the social network’s new project comes at an opportune time for the search giant. For Google (NSDQ: GOOG), the impending arrival of Facebook Search presents a much-needed opportunity to...
How Facebook Search Could Be A Gift To Google
Flash developers on Adobe's premium features and the future of browser-based games
Twitter shuts down @fame for unspecified ToS violation, service to relaunch elsewhere
Do interns need a Bill of Rights? Maybe the New York Times could take the lead

Amazon’s Woot takes it in the shorts over change in its shirts

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Woot, the daily deal company acquired by Amazon.com two years ago, announced plans overnight to shift away from its longtime t-shirt supplier, American Apparel, and start using short-sleeved shirts made by Anvil in Honduras for the popular original designs sold by its Shirt.Woot site. Suffice it to say that the...
Amazon’s Woot takes it in the shorts over change in its shirts

How Facebook Search Could Be A Gift To Google

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Facebook’s reported move into search may one day prove a mortal threat to Google’s advertising business. But in the short run, the social network’s new project comes at an opportune time for the search giant. For Google (NSDQ: GOOG), the impending arrival of Facebook Search presents a much-needed opportunity...
How Facebook Search Could Be A Gift To Google

4G LTE iPhone? Verizon Wireless Suggests As Much

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With Apple’s new 4G LTE capable iPad hitting shelves on Friday, can a 4G LTE iPhone be far behind? The tea leaves in the mug of Verizon Wireless Chief Technical Officer David Small suggest consumers won’t have to wait long. He said in an interview today that the largest U.S....
4G LTE iPhone? Verizon Wireless Suggests As Much
Game of Phones: Apple's Legions Strike Blow Against Motorola Defenses
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