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Just As Many Musicians Say File Sharing Helps Them As Those Who Say It Hurts

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We've discussed in the past that the Future of Music Coalition was putting together a fantastic artists revenue streams project, in which they sought to look at the myriad ways in which musicians make money today. FMC has been releasing bits of data from the project here and there, but...
Just As Many Musicians Say File Sharing Helps Them As Those Who Say It Hurts

Just How "Excited" Is Larry Page?

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Larry Page is so excited. And he just can’t hide it. He’s about to lose control and he thinks he likes it. Just kidding about the losing control part — he’s not a Pointer Sister. But Page does like to talk about how excited he is. Having noticed the Google...
Just How "Excited" Is Larry Page?

Jim Worth: America Newtered

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America has come to an important crossroads. One party has lost its way and has no clue how to get out of the nightmare it's in or which path will take them out of it. What's at stake is control of the most powerful nation in the world. Years of...
Jim Worth: America Newtered

Nearpod Gets $1.5M From NewSchools, Salesforce Exec To Bring Its Mobile, "PowerPoint On Steroids" Into The Classroom

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The bring your own device (BYOD) movement has been sweeping through the business world, contributing to the so-called “consumerization of enterprise,” as employees are increasingly bringing their own laptops, tablets and smartphones to work. While this makes for a more convenient and flexible work experience for the end-user, allowing employees...
Nearpod Gets $1.5M From NewSchools, Salesforce Exec To Bring Its Mobile, "PowerPoint On Steroids" Into The Classroom

How to unify IT monitoring: organizing the crumbling IT silos

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In today’s business environment, companies don’t have 24 hours to solve IT problems; they barely have 24 minutes. Legacy solutions tailored to static infrastructure are failing within today’s dynamic and programmable data center. On the plus side, emerging devops teams and continuous-delivery solutions enable companies to be more nimble, while...
How to unify IT monitoring: organizing the crumbling IT silos

Cisco and NXP invest in firm that networks cars for safety

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Cisco Systems and NXP Semiconductors have both invested in connected car equipment vendor Cohda Wireless, as they look to make the Internet of things a reality and take a piece of a quickly growing market. The size of the investments were not disclosed, but the products and technologies the...
Cisco and NXP invest in firm that networks cars for safety

Parallel Mafia bringing the future of organized crime to mobile devices and (possibly) Facebook

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Developer PerBlue is following up sleeper location-based hit Parallel Kingdom with Parallel Mafia, a new social location game for iOS and Android devices that lets players establish a criminal empire in a cyberpunk future. Parallel Mafia casts players as future criminals and gang members, staking out territories of real world cities they...
Parallel Mafia bringing the future of organized crime to mobile devices and (possibly) Facebook

Thermostat whiz Nest wants to reset your peak power use

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The new Nest Energy Services are a set of tech-driven features intended to help you and utility companies reduce energy demand during peak periods -- without you losing control of your comfort. [Read more]...
Thermostat whiz Nest wants to reset your peak power use
Debt vs. equity: Which is right for your startup?

PaaS: gaining computing power without losing control

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You’ve built, tested and deployed your enterprise applications on your provider’s cloud platform, and all the bells and whistles are perfected. Then your provider increases its prices. Or maybe the level of service isn’t what you had expected. You want to change providers, but your investment has locked you in,...
PaaS: gaining computing power without losing control

Viacom to sell ads on WhoSay, TwitPic to the stars

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SpongeBob just figured out a way to monetize his pictures on Twitter. Jon Stewart, too. WhoSay, a kind of TwitPic for celebrities, announced a deal with Viacom Monday in which the media conglomerate will sell advertising on the social-media management platform. WhoSay, meanwhile, will manage the social-media presences of such...
Viacom to sell ads on WhoSay, TwitPic to the stars

Apple iTV detailed: It’s like a 42-inch iPad

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In a rather unexpected twist, Canada’s largest newspaper and newspaper of record — The Globe and Mail — has published details of Apple’s upcoming iTV. According to the paper, Rogers and Bell — Canada’s two largest telcos — are already testing the Apple iTV in their labs.The Canadian paper, citing...
Apple iTV detailed: It’s like a 42-inch iPad

Michael Dell Could Lose CEO Job in Rival Buyout Bid

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Michael Dell kicked off the process to take Dell Inc. private. Now as other potential bidders crowd into the picture, Mr. Dell may end up losing control of his company. Blackstone Group and activist investor Carl Icahn expressed interest in the computer maker before a key deadline for offers expired...
Michael Dell Could Lose CEO Job in Rival Buyout Bid

Why media owners are losing out on potential digital ad revenues

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Although digital media revenues continue to grow, publishers risk losing control of selling process to agencies and advertisersMedia owners are losing control of their data and their ability to command the maximum value for their audiences, and many don't realise it. The reason? Advertisers and agencies are dropping cookies on...
Why media owners are losing out on potential digital ad revenues

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

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Good morning! Here's the news: Barnes & Noble is spinning out its Nook business, and Microsoft is investing $300 million the new company. Barnes & Noble's stock shot up 80% on the news. Apple is legally dodging billions in taxes through a number of elaborate systems. Apple responded to the...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (MSFT, AAPL, BKS, GOOG, AMZN)

Google Can Still Find Time For Self-Driving Cars, And It Doesn't Expect You To Understand Why

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Larry Page has made a point of “cleaning up” Google during his first year as CEO, by killing off some side projects that weren’t going anywhere. But Google is still taking fliers on oddities like self-driving cars and computerized eyewear, and that’s not going to stop. The challenge, Page said...
Google Can Still Find Time For Self-Driving Cars, And It Doesn't Expect You To Understand Why
Conspiracy Theories Are Flying About The Investigation Of Russia's 'Mark Zuckerberg'
CBS invests in streaming video company in response to Aereo threat

Parsimonious BackBlaze takes $5 million in funding

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The company turned down other investment offers, but accepted $5 million from TMT Investments so it could expand its online backup business without losing control. [Read more]...
Parsimonious BackBlaze takes $5 million in funding

Google Is On The Cusp Of Losing Control Of Android (GOOG)

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Last night Samsung become the world's largest phone maker, and likely, the world's number one smartphone seller. Analysts estimate it shipped 44 million smartphones last quarter. Apple sold ~32 million iPhones to customers. We don't know how many smartphones Samsung actually sold versus just shipped to retailers. Either way, it's...
Google Is On The Cusp Of Losing Control Of Android (GOOG)

Schneier on Digital Feudalism, Cyberterrorism And Zombie SOPA

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Bruce Schneier is a bestselling author, TED speaker, and the founder and chief technology officer of BT Managed Security Solutions. ReadWrite got the chance to speak with the candid technologist about digital feudalism, widely considered one of the foremost voices in the world of security and privacy, government regulations and the reality...
Schneier on Digital Feudalism, Cyberterrorism And Zombie SOPA

US resists losing control of net

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The United States signals it would resist any effort to pass control of the internet from US bodies to a UN agency....
US resists losing control of net
The 10 Biggest Mistakes Of Tim Cook's Tenure As Apple CEO (AAPL)
How to get acquired — without losing control of your vision

How Are Brands Responding To Negative Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Did you know that the average consumer mentions specific brands over 90 times per week during conversations with friends, family and co-workers? Sounds fantastic for marketers. But here’s the problem: not all of these messages are positive, and anyone with even an ounce of experience in brand support knows that...
How Are Brands Responding To Negative Social Media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Will Michael Dell lose his job if rival bid succeeds?

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Michael Dell put his company in play in his bid to take it private. But with rival bidders now stepping forward, he runs the risk of losing control of the company that bears his name, according to a story in the Wall Street Journal. The Blackstone Group and activist...
Will Michael Dell lose his job if rival bid succeeds?

Matrix: Building and Managing Your Online Career Reputation (Unvarnished, LinkedIn, Blogs, and More)

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In the digital world, expect your clients, new boss, and recruiters to review your online footprint.  In fact, a Microsoft study “showed that 70 percent of hiring managers have rejected candidates because of what they found on line. It’s not all bad news, though. 85 percent said they were influenced...
Matrix: Building and Managing Your Online Career Reputation (Unvarnished, LinkedIn, Blogs, and More)
The iPhone Ended My Panic Attacks - Could Smartphones Help Others, Too?
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