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The 20 Most Valuable Enterprise Tech Companies In The World (ORCL, IBM, MSFT)

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Quick, which company is more valuable: Microsoft or IBM? SAP or Cisco? The following list will tell you. While consumer tech companies like Facebook and Zynga have been high-profile disappointments for investors, enterprise companies have been the big success story of 2012, with fantastic IPOs (Splunk, ServiceNow, Infoblox), giant venture...
The 20 Most Valuable Enterprise Tech Companies In The World (ORCL, IBM, MSFT)

Every time you love a service, it gets closer to being acquired

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Why do you Like a brand on Facebook? Why do you tell your friends to download an app? Why do you feel comforted every time you order your favorite cup of coffee? Is it a pure love for Burt’s Bees, the Path app or Stumptown coffee? Or is it because...
Every time you love a service, it gets closer to being acquired

Motorola just lost one of two patents it wanted to assert against Apple at this month's Chicago trial

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Judge Posner continues to act like a winnowing machine in his efforts to reduce the scope of the Apple v. Motorola Mobility trial that will start on Monday (June 11). Yesterday I reported that he asked questions that could point to some further reduction of the scope of the upcoming trial...
Motorola just lost one of two patents it wanted to assert against Apple at this month's Chicago trial
Facebook Groups updated with read receipts for all posts

Amidst child sex scandal, Habbo “mutes” its entire site while it investigates its users’ behavior

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As we reported earlier, teen social site Habbo is attempting to handle some very delicate, and serious, issues right now. Channel 4 issued a statement earlier on an expose that it was planning to broadcast: A Channel 4 News investigation has uncovered shocking lapses in the moderation of a hugely...
Amidst child sex scandal, Habbo “mutes” its entire site while it investigates its users’ behavior

This classy mashup lets you follow Whitney Houston’s career geographically

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It’s only been a few days since the music world lost one of its mightiest voices and talents, Whitney Houston. Sales of Houston’s albums have seen surges since her death and many people have set up playlists on social music sites like Spotify. In fact, Spotify sent out an email...
This classy mashup lets you follow Whitney Houston’s career geographically

Put your Fitbit through the washing machine again? Here's an app that could replace it

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I got a Fitbit (see disclosure) last November when it started to seem like all of my friends and co-workers were sporting tracking devices to measure their movement and exercise. I’ve grown to adore the little black device, taking a few more laps around the block on my way home to...
Put your Fitbit through the washing machine again? Here's an app that could replace it

Even An East Texas Court Has Told Uniloc That It Can't Patent Math

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Even a notoriously patent-friendly court like the district court in East Texas has admitted that there are limits to what's patentable. Notorious patent troll Uniloc, whose name has been appearing quite frequently lately, has lost one part of its big cases, against Rackspace, after the district court in Tyler, Texas...
Even An East Texas Court Has Told Uniloc That It Can't Patent Math

Confirmed: LinkedIn Rolling Out 'Simpler' Homepage To All Users In Coming Weeks

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Just a little update on our report from last week about LinkedIn and what appeared to be new test pages for its website: the company today has confirmed the changes and says that it will be rolling them out to all its 160 million-plus users in the next couple of...
Confirmed: LinkedIn Rolling Out 'Simpler' Homepage To All Users In Coming Weeks

BioShock Infinite hands-on preview

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Irrational Games's latest brainchild is a pig to preview: the less one knows about it, the better it will be to playBioShock Infinite is an absolute pig of a game to preview. The reason is that so much of the game's draw - so much of its spellbinding power -...
BioShock Infinite hands-on preview

Hackulous closure prompts rise of portals that allow bootleg iOS apps without a jailbreak

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The somewhat unexpected shutdown of Hackulous' community, and the corresponding departure of related tools like Apptrackr and Installous, left iOS app pirates in something of a panic: many of those who jailbroke their devices expressly for ill-gotten goods suddenly lost one of their main sources. While they haven't earned...
Hackulous closure prompts rise of portals that allow bootleg iOS apps without a jailbreak

Jupiter Loses A Stripe [Planetary Mysteries]

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Jupiter has lost one of its prominent stripes, leaving its southern half looking unusually blank. Scientists are not sure what triggered the disappearance of the band. More »...
Jupiter Loses A Stripe [Planetary Mysteries]

My instant review of the LOST finale

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Finally got to watch the LOST finale. Of course this is a spoiler, so if you haven't seen it, please don't read. 1. I loved it. 2. I have a feeling they didn't explain any of what happened in the last six years, but who cares. 3. It makes me...
My instant review of the LOST finale

After Facebook outbid Twitter for Instagram, Jack Dorsey stopped using it to post photos

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"Why won't you return my call?" Top venture capitalists and Mark Zuckerberg weren’t the only ones interested in high flying photo sharing app Instagram. Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, an early angel investor in Instagram, was also trying to buy the service in the months before Facebook paid $1 billion for...
After Facebook outbid Twitter for Instagram, Jack Dorsey stopped using it to post photos

Amp pioneer Jim Marshall dies at 88

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The audio industry lost one of its iconic figures early Thursday. Marshall founder Jim Marshall has died in a hospice at age 88 in the wake of both cancer and multiple strokes. The British amplifier pioneer is survived both by his four children and stepchildren as well as numerous grandchildren...
Amp pioneer Jim Marshall dies at 88

Vodafone suffers revenue slip as EE broadens 4G network

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New 4G service covers 45% of population but Vodafone says fall is due to bargain hunters and difficult Europe marketFierce competition has pushed Vodafone's UK business deeper into decline as the UK's largest mobile phone operator, EE, has lured high spending customers with the first 4G network.On the day Vodafone...
Vodafone suffers revenue slip as EE broadens 4G network

RIM at CES: 5 things to know about BlackBerry 10

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Research in Motion is at CES this week talking up BlackBerry 10, the company's smartphone refresh set to debut January 30. Despite five years of floundering behind Apple's iPhone and Google Android devices, RIM is generating interest in BlackBerry 10 with a slick, touch-centric smartphone OS with interesting features...
RIM at CES: 5 things to know about BlackBerry 10

Mysterious Indiana Jones Journal Arrived At UChicago After USPS Tried To Be Helpful With Lost Package

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Last week, the University of Chicago got some attention for posting to its admissions Tumblr page a story about how a package addressed to one "Henry Walton Jones Jr." had appeared in the mail. It apparently took them a little while to realize (a) that this was the "real name"...
Mysterious Indiana Jones Journal Arrived At UChicago After USPS Tried To Be Helpful With Lost Package
Guardian and BBC battle for traffic in the Big Apple

Rambus Loses a Major Patent, Troll Shares Plummet As NVIDIA Grins

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Rambus is one of the few, if not the only, company that we have no problem calling a patent troll, but it looks like the troll isn't going to be laughing for much longer, if it even is at this point. The so-called licensing company has just lost one of...
Rambus Loses a Major Patent, Troll Shares Plummet As NVIDIA Grins

Twitter tried to buy Instagram, but Facebook pipped it to the post

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Facebook may have secured the $1 billion acquisition of Instagram last week but it appears it wasn’t the only social network that was interested in the service, with a recent New York Times report suggesting that Twitter was also looking to in the running. According to sources that were familiar with the deal, Twitter...
Twitter tried to buy Instagram, but Facebook pipped it to the post

BlackBerry's Q4: A Preview of Coming Attractions

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BlackBerry, the company formerly known as Research in Motion, will post financials for its fourth fiscal quarter before the opening bell Thursday. But they’ll only offer a first glimpse into BlackBerry’s efforts to get financially back on track. The quarter — which ended on March 2 — includes just a...
BlackBerry's Q4: A Preview of Coming Attractions
12 enterprise mobility startups to watch
Google buys payment-processing company TxVia to 'accelerate' Google Wallet innovation
The Jawbone UP Is Back, But Is It Better Than Ever?

HBR: Who Cares If Samsung Copied Apple?

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The Harvard Business Review’s asks the question ^ If Apple ends up winning this case against Samsung — and either stops Samsung from releasing their phones and tablets to the market, or charges them a hefty license fee to do so — does anyone really believe that the market will...
HBR: Who Cares If Samsung Copied Apple?

Analyst On HP: 'They're Lucky The Stock Isn't At Zero' (HPQ)

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HP this morning lost one of the few Wall Street analysts that was still giving it the benefit of the doubt. Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu downgraded his recommendation to neutral, telling us that HP's balance sheet is so awful, the company's stock is really worth negative $2. "Their balance sheet...
Analyst On HP: 'They're Lucky The Stock Isn't At Zero' (HPQ)

Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy

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It’s a lot harder to pursue a trademark case when you’re bankrupt. And that could soon be the scenario faced by Proview, the Taiwanese company that is asserting it — and not Apple — owns the iPad trademark in China. The Associated Press reports Monday that Fubon Insurance, a Proview...
Proview fights for iPad trademark all the way to bankruptcy

How Amazon’s KDP Select Saved David Kazzie’s Book

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David Kazzie: As I write this blog post, The Jackpot is No. 68 on Amazon’s Paid Bestseller list. CUE FLASHBACK SOUND FROM LOST One week ago, my book was dead in the water. And I mean dead. After a promising start last summer, sales crashed, completely, totally and spectacularly, despite...
How Amazon’s KDP Select Saved David Kazzie’s Book

RIP, Neil Armstrong: Experience the Apollo 11 Moon landing for yourself with this site

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We found out today that the world has lost one of our most important heroes: Neil Armstrong. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong was the first human being to ever step foot on the moon. It’s something that not many people can fathom or process, because of its magnitude. As...
RIP, Neil Armstrong: Experience the Apollo 11 Moon landing for yourself with this site
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