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Computer science enrollments soared last year, rising 30%

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The number of new undergraduate computing majors in U.S. computer science departments increased more than 29% last year, a pace called "astonishing" by the Computing Research Association....
Computer science enrollments soared last year, rising 30%

Total search queries rise in March, while market share unches

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Well, if you were hoping for dramatic moves in the search engine market, prepare for a rather large letdown: it was a placid March. Unlike in other months, when the majors have jockeyed for each and every tenth of a percent of market share, in March little shifted. The only...
Total search queries rise in March, while market share unches
Using the whole chicken: Warner looks to monetize movie audio clips

The Difference Between People Who Study Engineering And People Who Study Humanities

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Billionaire Facebook investor, former PayPal CEO, and Palantir cofounder Peter Thiel taught a class at Stanford this Spring. We're going through one student's notes, today, and posting the most interesting things we learn. Here's the latest: Thiel says the prupose of his class is to eliminate some of the differences...
The Difference Between People Who Study Engineering And People Who Study Humanities

Chart: What next for Spotify, as expansion losses mount?

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Spotify more than doubled its revenue through 2011/12 after expanding to new countries like the U.S.. But the cost of doing so ballooned by the same proportion. The company spent 97 percent of the the €187.8 million it earned. So annual loss widened to €45.4 million. In its 2011/12 Luxembourg...
Chart: What next for Spotify, as expansion losses mount?

Nokia Cuts 4000 European Jobs; Phone Assembly Moves To Asia

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It’s a sign of the times, though not a particularly surprising one: Nokia has finally eliminated its European phone assembly infrastructure and will be moving those 4000 jobs to Asia, according to a Reuters report. The factories are not being shuttered altogether, and localizing and finishing work will still be...
Nokia Cuts 4000 European Jobs; Phone Assembly Moves To Asia

Should all UK majors be elected? Only 12 in the whole country have been elected. http://tumblr.com/xuu7ns2m5

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Should all UK majors be elected? Only 12 in the whole country have been elected. http://tumblr.com/xuu7ns2m5

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 - review

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Xbox 360, PlayStation 3; age 3+; £40; EA SportsTiger Woods recently regained the world number one spot after years of golfing underperformance and the emergence of serious challengers such as Rory McIlroy. EA's gaming series, whoever, has largely escaped the performance dips of its namesake. Last year's iteration disappointed some...
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 - review

“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

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The headline is actually a sentence lifted from a press release issued earlier this morning by music streaming and discovery company Deezer, which aims to rival the likes of Spotify and Rdio on an increasingly global level. Starting today, Deezer is apparently available in all of Eastern Europe in addition...
“Deezer now covers all European countries from Iceland to Russia (46 countries).”

iPhone 4 vs. EVO 4G... fight!

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If you put your ear up to the screen, you can hear these two beasts snarling at one another. Hit up the gallery for more shots, along with some iPhone 3G for good measure. Let's see how they stack up on the big stats, shall we? iPhone 4 EVO...
iPhone 4 vs. EVO 4G... fight!
Synchronized iPhone Sex Toy Makes Long Distance Relationships Even More Awkward

The 50 Best Colleges in America

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When it comes to assessing the value of a college, only one thing matters: how much that school will help you succeed in life.  Click here to go straight to the schools > And with college tuition at record highs and staggering unemployment rates, it's more important than ever to...
The 50 Best Colleges in America

Um, Wasn't This The Original Purpose Of Facebook? (FB)

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Facebook has announced Groups For Schools, a new feature in which students can sign up for a school-related group based on their active school email address. Ironically, this is what Facebook started as: A place for university students to gather on the web. According to the Facebook Newsroom update,...
Um, Wasn't This The Original Purpose Of Facebook? (FB)

You Can Get A Computer Science Degree From A Top School For $7,000

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The Georgia Institute of Technology will soon offer an online, three-year masters degree in computer science for less than $7,000. That's about one-sixth of the cost of its traditional program, but officials maintain that the two degrees will be comparable, The Wall Street Journal reports. The program, which is offered...
You Can Get A Computer Science Degree From A Top School For $7,000

Beyond The Majors: Meet The Local-Mobile Ad Networks

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Location and mobility are joined at the hip. After all, you literally use your smartphone to navigate the physical world. There’s also an emerging body of evidence showing mobile users respond well to ads with localized content and messaging. Indeed, most localized ads perform better than... Please visit Marketing Land...
Beyond The Majors: Meet The Local-Mobile Ad Networks

Spotify Exec Ken Parks On "Windowing": Mind-Boggling, Very Bad, Hostile

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The biggest threat right now to subscription-based music services isn't coming from consumers or record labels--with millions of customers paying for monthly plans to Spotify and Rhapsody, all four majors see the services as major new sources of revenue. Rather, the biggest threat to these fast-growing companies is coming from...
Spotify Exec Ken Parks On "Windowing": Mind-Boggling, Very Bad, Hostile

What you need to know about closing deals for your startup

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This is Part 3 of a four-part series about things you should know about the entire value chain of doing business development and partnerships at a startup company. The posts are skewed for product integrations on third-party websites. You can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here. Before I begin discussing...
What you need to know about closing deals for your startup

"I was very nervous. People were starting to compare me to Kournikova. It felt really good to win;..."

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"I was very nervous. People were starting to compare me to Kournikova. It felt really good to win; now I can say I won one more than her. I feel much better now." - Roger Federer, then 19, upon winning his first ATP title in Milan, Italy in 2001.  Wimbledon is...
"I was very nervous. People were starting to compare me to Kournikova. It felt really good to win;..."

The morning lowdown: Digital ad growth stalls, eHarmony hacked, Salon pivots

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning… Like LinkedIn, eHarmony is hacked; 1.5 million passwords stolen (LA Times) In scare for newspapers, digital ad growth stalls (Reuters) Why HBO is once again TV’s most relevant network (paidContent) Foursquare hopes new mobile apps make it a go-to local...
The morning lowdown: Digital ad growth stalls, eHarmony hacked, Salon pivots

Deezer music launches in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

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French music streaming service Deezer on Wednesday spread its service Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The service has more than 20 million users worldwide and offers about 15 million tracks from 2,000 music labels, including majors Universal, Warner, Sony, and EMI. It's browser-based, though mobile listening options exist through Android,...
Deezer music launches in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 - review

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Xbox 360, PS3, EA, cert: 3With Tiger having recently reclaimed the world No1 spot, the timing could not be better for EA's latest in its long-running series but, as is the tendency with annually updated sport sims, this is evolution not revolution. A slight polish of the visuals, a few...
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14 - review

saidmichael on IAMA senior in college who changed majors to something completely different and is still graduating on time. AMA

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saidmichael on IAMA senior in college who changed majors to something completely different and is still graduating on time. AMA

Stolen phone database alive, carriers can now block pilfered handsets

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Earlier this year, all the major US carriers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint) huddled up with the FCC to create a stolen phone database so that they could block any renegade devices. That effort has now gone live, according to the CTIA, as the majors -- along with Cellcom...
Stolen phone database alive, carriers can now block pilfered handsets

Voddler, Sweden's 'Spotify For Video,' Takes Its Freemium Streaming And Sharing Service Global

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Voddler, the Swedish film and TV streaming service that has been described as the “Spotify for video,” is going global to take on Netflix, Amazon, Rdio, BitTorrent, and the many others in this space. Live in Scandinavia since 2010, and Spain since 2012 (where altogether it has picked up 1.2...
Voddler, Sweden's 'Spotify For Video,' Takes Its Freemium Streaming And Sharing Service Global

Indies Grab the Controls at a Game Conference

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Led by Journey, the game of the year, independent studios outgunned majors for attention at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco....
Indies Grab the Controls at a Game Conference

Spotify Aiming To Push Prices Down With Music Labels, Aiming For A Free Phone Service

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It may be still on the receiving end of funding, but the biggest name in music streaming is still without profitability. Pushing the labels towards a lower price might help, but will the labels bite? Spotify is still struggling to make its business model pay, and its latest attempt...
Spotify Aiming To Push Prices Down With Music Labels, Aiming For A Free Phone Service

Netflix is already a huge threat to Amazon's Lovefilm

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When a company launches a new service in to a new market, it usually takes far longer than two quarters to disclose its first success rate. But that’s exactly what a bullish Netflix did Tuesday night, when it announced: “Six months ago, we launched Netflix in the UK and Ireland, and today...
Netflix is already a huge threat to Amazon's Lovefilm

Sony teases PlayStation 4 developer list, includes many of the majors

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Want to know just who's developing for the PlayStation 4? Sony just gave is a very good peek: it's promising worldwide support for the console, and quickly flashed just which companies that involves. Developing...Filed under: Gaming, SonyComments...
Sony teases PlayStation 4 developer list, includes many of the majors

If Major Labels Are All About Helping Artists, Why Do We Keep Seeing Artists Calling Out Their Labels For Screwing Them?

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It still really amazes me that anyone takes the major labels or the RIAA seriously when they make claims about how they're doing what they do to help artists. The labels have a long and detailed track record of screwing over artists at every opportunity. We're seeing some details around...
If Major Labels Are All About Helping Artists, Why Do We Keep Seeing Artists Calling Out Their Labels For Screwing Them?

E-Book Research Reveals The Study Patterns Of "A" Students, And Which Majors Require The Most Work

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Which fields of study require the most work? How do the study patterns of "A" students differ from "B" and "C" students? Kno, the ebook platform for textbooks you can use on your iPad, has released a study that answers these questions and more. See the rest of the story...
E-Book Research Reveals The Study Patterns Of "A" Students, And Which Majors Require The Most Work
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