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mainstream acceptance

RIAA data shows streaming music up 19%, downloads up 22%

www.electronista.com
New RIAA music data has shown streaming music starting to get mainstream acceptance in the US. Although the number of those paying for subscription music services like Rdio, Slacker, and Spotify in 2011 was small at 1.8 million users, it represented an 18.9 percent boost over the year before. Revenue...
RIAA data shows streaming music up 19%, downloads up 22%
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Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

www.businessinsider.com
It's been a great summer for Fab.com CEO Jason Goldberg. Last week, he raised $105 million for his company, which sells curated designer goods online at a discount. And Friday morning, he and his boyfriend, Christian Schoenherr, went to New York's City Hall and picked up a marriage license. They...
Fab.com's CEO Is Getting Married To His Boyfriend

Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

allthingsd.com
The analysts at Pacific Crest Securities have just done a survey of enterprise IT resellers, and the results are sort of a good news/bad news thing. It comes down to this (and if you’ve been paying attention to the sector at all, you won’t have any trouble guessing it):...
Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

Twitter Highlighting "Clever Accounts", Extending Twitter 101 @cleveraccounts

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A common aspect of any Web-centric company looking to break out of an early adopter niche to more mainstream acceptance is the highlighting of customers who have been brave enough to take the plunge first. The best of those often make their way into being showcased on the site,...
Twitter Highlighting "Clever Accounts", Extending Twitter 101 @cleveraccounts

3D Printer Manufacturer Stratasys In Acquisition Talks With Makerbot

techcrunch.com
Makerbot, the Brooklyn-based 3D printing company, is in talks with Minneapolis/Israel-based Stratasys regarding a possible acquisition according to a source close to the matter. While Makerbot founder and CEO Bre Pettis refused to comment on speculation and in fact told reporters “We’re not going anywhere” at a factory opening on...
3D Printer Manufacturer Stratasys In Acquisition Talks With Makerbot

Where The Free Software Movement Went Wrong (And How To Fix It)

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The biggest change I’ve seen in the tech industry in the past decade isn’t social media, cloud computing, big data, consumerization or even mobile. It’s the mainstream acceptance of open source. Even 10 years ago open source was controversial. Back then “open vs. proprietary” arguments would still erupt at meetings...
Where The Free Software Movement Went Wrong (And How To Fix It)
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Budding AR Developer? Put Your Creativity to Use and Win $5,000

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If you've been following our posts about augmented reality (AR) in the last few months, you've noticed that we speak often about practicality and its importance for the proliferation of the technology. Sure, gimmicky applications can be fun and new, but it's my opinion that the more practical and useful...
Budding AR Developer? Put Your Creativity to Use and Win $5,000
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Obama's Fmr. Chief Economic Advisor On Bitcoin's Usefulness: "Hahahaha. ROTFL"

techcrunch.com
Eighty-seven percent of the nation’s top economists think that the digital currency, Bitcoin, has “limited usefulness.” Given the growing popularity of the enigmatic currency, the University of Chicago conducted its famous Initiative on Global Markets (IGM) poll of 38 of the world’s top economists, to see how experts felt about its longterm...
Obama's Fmr. Chief Economic Advisor On Bitcoin's Usefulness: "Hahahaha. ROTFL"
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