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Viacom Gives Up Fight Against Time Warner Cable, Adds Channels to TWC iPad App

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Customers of Time Warner Cable have some reason to rejoice today, as the cable company has gotten the go-ahead to add channels like MTV, VH1, and Comedy Central to its live streaming iPad app. The addition comes after the channels’ owner Viacom has settled its differences and resolved litigation with...
Viacom Gives Up Fight Against Time Warner Cable, Adds Channels to TWC iPad App

Facebook IPO: Privacy Laws a ‘Risk Factor’

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Facebook has taken some lumps in the past few months when it comes to user privacy – and from the looks of its IPO documents, the company expects scrutiny of its privacy practices to continue. In its long-awaited filing, the social-networking giant calls potential privacy laws and changing attitudes about...
Facebook IPO: Privacy Laws a ‘Risk Factor’

Microsoft takes $6.2 billion of lumps on fizzled aQuantive online ad acquisition

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Among all the Windows 8, WP8 and Surface excitement of late, Redmond has also dropped a chunk of less shiny happy news: its online services division is taking a goodwill writeoff of $6.2 billion as a result of its ill-fated aQuantive acquision in 2007. Not coincidentally, that's almost exactly...
Microsoft takes $6.2 billion of lumps on fizzled aQuantive online ad acquisition

How (And Why) To Mine An Asteroid [Update]

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Whirling lumps of cold space rock could one day help power our economy. Really. That's where the newly formed Planetary Resources comes in.You probably haven't thought too much about asteroids since videogames were played in pizza parlors rather than on phones. (Can you imagine?) But now you should. Here's why.An...
How (And Why) To Mine An Asteroid [Update]

Google Lumps Entertainment Into ‘Play’ Site

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Google Inc. has consolidated its online bookstore, music service and software apps into a single site called “Play,” as the company seeks to centralize its growing array of digital media offerings. Google Inc. Google is consolidating its entertainment offerings into an online store called “Play.” Google made Play available on...
Google Lumps Entertainment Into ‘Play’ Site

Windows on ARM: Yes, There's a Desktop; No, It's Not Compatible

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While Apple's preferred method for introducing customers to new products is with a gala stage event, Microsoft's method has become by doling out information in carefully timed lumps through corporate blog posts. Today, a rather hefty lump (almost the size of one of my analysis articles) was doled out by...
Windows on ARM: Yes, There's a Desktop; No, It's Not Compatible

Run prize draws on Twitter? Twitterdraw could very well make your life easier

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Twitterdraw isn’t for everyone, but if it is for you, you’ll probably find yourself saying “A-ha! At last!” If you look after a business account on Twitter, there may be times when you want to run prize draws. These often follow a ‘retweet to win’, ‘follow us to win’ or...
Run prize draws on Twitter? Twitterdraw could very well make your life easier

Bitcoin-Central becomes first Bitcoin exchange licensed to operate like a bank

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BitInstant may be aiming for a Bitcoin debit card, but it looks like a European Bitcoin exchange will beat it to the punch. After working with French financial regulators, Bitcoin-Central has hammered out a deal with French payment processor Acoba and France's Credit Mutuel bank to become a payment...
Bitcoin-Central becomes first Bitcoin exchange licensed to operate like a bank
Funding drought means fewer frivolous startups, but less creativity

Glove Tricorder helps train doctors, may lead to DIY cancer screening

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It may look like an early prototype of the Power Glove, but this wearable "tricorder" is not only less embarrassing than the doomed Nintendo peripheral -- it's also quite a bit more advanced technologically. This second prototype of the medical gadget is home to a veritable arsenal of sensors,...
Glove Tricorder helps train doctors, may lead to DIY cancer screening

Tablets will challenge PC sales by 2017 as Android passes iPad, says IDC

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Google's OS forecast to pass iPad this year, but Microsoft can expect little benefit as two rivals forecast to control 90$ of market by 2017IDC has revised its forecast for the number of tablets that will be sold in 2013 up from 172.4m to 190.9m - suggesting that it thinks...
Tablets will challenge PC sales by 2017 as Android passes iPad, says IDC

Al Gore gets 10,387 more Apple options

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Serving as a lightning rod for activist shareholders has its rewards Photo: Apple Inc. Al Gore took his lumps at Apple's (AAPL) shareholders meeting Thursday. Sitting in the front row with the other outside directors, he had to bite his tongue as two pro-environment proposals were voted down and a...
Al Gore gets 10,387 more Apple options

VMware makes a play for developers

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Pivotal Initiative lumps multiple app dev, big data and cloud efforts under a single umbrella...
VMware makes a play for developers

If you suspect you have cancer, don't be like me – get it checked

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I wish I had gone for my mammogram on time. Cancer is no longer a death sentence, so we shouldn't avoid diagnosisI can't say it surprises me to discover that nearly 40% of us, although suspicious that we may have the symptoms of cancer, put off going to the doctor...
If you suspect you have cancer, don't be like me – get it checked

Facebook IPO: Privacy Laws a ‘Risk Factor’

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Facebook has taken some lumps in the past few months when it comes to user privacy – and from the looks of its IPO documents, the company expects scrutiny of its privacy practices to continue. In its long-awaited filing, the social-networking giant calls potential privacy laws and changing attitudes about...
Facebook IPO: Privacy Laws a ‘Risk Factor’
Impermium Tallies Medalists in Spam Olympics

Despite the Rise of Digital, the Videogames Business Is Not All Fun and Games

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Forget about Zynga’s problems — even legacy game companies like Electronic Arts, Activision, Take-Two Interactive and THQ are taking their lumps. And here’s the simple reason why: Despite all the new categories being built over the past two years — like social and phone-and-tablet gaming — consumers are still spending...
Despite the Rise of Digital, the Videogames Business Is Not All Fun and Games

Cisco Takes Its Lumps, Keeps Developing Video Meeting Tools

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Cisco Systems owned up to some miscalculations in its video collaboration strategy but showed off some promising future capabilities in a briefing with media......
Cisco Takes Its Lumps, Keeps Developing Video Meeting Tools

Seven Questions for Stephen Schuckenbrock, Dell's Head of Services

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When you think of Dell, you probably don’t think much about IT services, and frankly when you think of IT services, you probably don’t think first of Dell. Steve Schuckenbrock’s job is to change all of that. Last year Dell named him President of the company’s Global Services Solutions Group...
Seven Questions for Stephen Schuckenbrock, Dell's Head of Services

American-Made Macs: What's The Big Picture?

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As the Internet begins its Kremlinological reading of Tim Cook’s recent interviews (and make no mistake that these interviews are a calculated effort to brush away multiple company missteps), let’s explore what his point, the dream of Macs Made In America, means for the company and, more importantly, the renaissance...
American-Made Macs: What's The Big Picture?

Samsung: We have no intention of settling with Apple

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While HTC recently announced that it had reached a far-reaching settlement agreement with Apple over smartphone patents, rival Samsung doesn't plan on backing down anytime soon. "We have no such intention" to settle, JK Shin, head of Samsung Electronics' mobile unit, told the AFP on Wednesday. HTC was the first Android smartphone...
Samsung: We have no intention of settling with Apple
Apple finally posts new Samsung apology -- ending needless drama

Nokia wants to become the 'where?' company, Lumias to become sensor masters

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Nokia is still taking its lumps in earnings, but CEO Stephen Elop has an idea as to how the troubled phone giant can carve out its slice of the smartphone market: like a real estate agent, it's all about location, location, location. As he outlined in the company's fiscal...
Nokia wants to become the 'where?' company, Lumias to become sensor masters
New study on companies worth $100M+ shows how much of a lie the Web 2.0 fad was

After Riding Facebook to the Top, GSV Capital Braces for a Bumpy Ride Back Down

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Meanwhile, in Zucklandia… Today, in Facebook hangovers: GSV Capital, a firm that got a big boost from its 2011 investment in the company. The New York Times reports GSV is now taking its lumps, thanks to that very same investment. As Social Network star Justin Timberlake once put it: What goes around,...
After Riding Facebook to the Top, GSV Capital Braces for a Bumpy Ride Back Down

CarryAlongs Dominate, Enterprise Struggles and Hacktivists Rule in 2013

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It’s December and word here in New York is that Mark Anderson, the analyst and CEO of Strategic News Service is in town. That means it’s time for another round of his annual predictions for what he thinks are some of the big trends to watch in technology in the...
CarryAlongs Dominate, Enterprise Struggles and Hacktivists Rule in 2013

Cisco takes its lumps, keeps developing video meeting tools

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Cisco Systems owned up to some miscalculations in its video collaboration strategy but showed off some promising future capabilities in a briefing with media this week....
Cisco takes its lumps, keeps developing video meeting tools
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