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Google, BMW rated most attractive employers by European business, engineering students

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Facebook may be the best place to work (according to Glassdoor.com), but Internet search and advertising giant Google and car maker BMW are the most attractive employers for Europeans. That’s the claim made by employer branding specialist Universum, although the link to the rankings it provided doesn’t work yet. Universum’s...
Google, BMW rated most attractive employers by European business, engineering students
Wouldn’t it be poetic justice if with Surface, a Microsoft solution costs more than Apple?
Research, no motion: How the BlackBerry CEOs lost an empire

Quirky's Founder Calls The $68 Million He Just Raised A 'Scarlet Letter'

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Ben Kaufman just raised a $68 million Series C round for his invention creation startup, Quirky. But he isn't celebrating or boasting about it. Instead, Kaufman wrote a lengthy article that cautions entrepreneurs about the perils of raising money for the wrong reasons. He also describes what fundraising really means...
Quirky's Founder Calls The $68 Million He Just Raised A 'Scarlet Letter'

Evan Williams's Advice to Start-Ups: Don't Be Too Data-Driven

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Speaking to a start-up audience earlier this week, longtime entrepreneur Evan Williams said he had some advice for the young’uns. Williams, who founded Blogger and Twitter, and is currently working on a new publishing platform called Medium, said he had been disappointed to see some of the companies that he’d...
Evan Williams's Advice to Start-Ups: Don't Be Too Data-Driven
Nokia warns of slow Q1 financials, even with 2M Lumias sold

We're Skeptical That Smartphone-Tablet Hybrids Will Take Off

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This post is from Business Insider Intelligence, a new research and analysis service that's currently in beta testing. Check out our free trial offer here. Yesterday, ABI Research released a report about smartphone-tablet hybrids -- which the firm calls "phablets" -- predicting that 239 million of them would ship by...
We're Skeptical That Smartphone-Tablet Hybrids Will Take Off

Don Quijote didn't ship

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  Society makes heroes out of entrepreneurs and adventurers that tilt at windmills and succeed. Napster slays the music industry! Twitter comes out of nowhere!The thing about taking on the biggest giants is that most of the time (so often as to be all of the time if you're willing...
Don Quijote didn't ship

★ Ceding the Crown

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So Phil Schiller gave a second eve-of-Galaxy-S4-launch interview, this one to Reuters reporter Poornima Gupta. The headline (“Apple’s Schiller Blasts Android, Samsung on Galaxy’s Eve”) is spot-on, but here’s the second paragraph: The marketing chief’s rare attack on a rival, on the eve of the Galaxy S4’s global premier in...
★ Ceding the Crown

How to Find Out if Your Mac Is in the Infected 1 Percent

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The chatter in computer security circles last week and over the weekend was about the Mac. A weakness in Oracle’s Java has led to the infection of some 600,000 Macs with malware, creating the first known Botnet comprised of machines on that platform. Naturally, Windows apologists, sick of being the...
How to Find Out if Your Mac Is in the Infected 1 Percent

Nokia Warns on Q1, Q2 Earnings Amid Rough Transition

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Nokia on Tuesday warned that last quarter’s smartphone earnings will be lower than expected and said that the current quarter’s business should be only about where things were in the first quarter. “Our disappointing Devices & Services first quarter 2012 financial results and outlook for the second quarter 2012 illustrates...
Nokia Warns on Q1, Q2 Earnings Amid Rough Transition

Google Fiber: A lesson on free market failure

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Conservative members of the American federal government have been praising Google Fiber as a “free market” success story. Notably, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai stated that it shows what can happen when states and local communities adopt broadband-friendly policies and that others should follow Kansas City’s model.What he means by broadband-friendly...
Google Fiber: A lesson on free market failure

Baidu Births Mobile Browser

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With the wireless Internet market in China exploding, Baidu, the country’s largest search engine, is moving quickly to stake its claim. In May Baidu debuted a new smartphone OS based on Google’s Android operating system. Now the company has launched its own mobile browser to accompany it. Christened Baidu Mobile...
Baidu Births Mobile Browser
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MetaWatch smartwatch now smarter: supports iOS and Bluetooth 4

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MetaWatch announced two key improvements for its smartwatch development platform on Tuesday, in an effort to better compete with new competitors. The MetaWatch team has added support to wirelessly get data from iOS devices and also aims for better battery life with the addition of a Bluetooth 4.0 radio. The...
MetaWatch smartwatch now smarter: supports iOS and Bluetooth 4

BlackBerry Z10 review

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One cannot underestimate the importance of this phone. This, the BlackBerry Z10, is the device upon which the fate of Research in Motion hangs. That's not to say that the company will disappear if the Z10 -- and the BlackBerry 10 OS that it contains -- is not a...
BlackBerry Z10 review

Oh yeah! Ouya receives over $1M in crowdfunding in less than 8 hours

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Since Ouya first unveiled its plans for a controller-equipped, Android-based TV game console this morning, many have been wondering if the open, indie-friendly console could attract a significant following. It turns out it could—the console has surpassed its ambitious $950,000 Kickstarter funding goal in just under eight hours. For context,...
Oh yeah! Ouya receives over $1M in crowdfunding in less than 8 hours

AT&T Will Have the Exclusive on Nokia's New High-End Windows Phone

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Details about Nokia’s upcoming Windows 8 smartphones, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, just went from “It’s complicated” to “In a relationship.” AT&T announced today that Nokia’s new flagship phone, the Lumia 920, will be available exclusively through the wireless carrier. AT&T will offer the mid-range 820 Lumia as well....
AT&T Will Have the Exclusive on Nokia's New High-End Windows Phone
Stupid, Stupid xBox!!
Nokia trims Q1 outlook, confirms more than 2 million Lumia phones sold
Samsung announces the Galaxy Ace 2 and Galaxy mini 2

Study: Sharing Patents, Rather Than Blocking Others, Encourages Innovation And Market Success

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There's been plenty of research over the years (much of which we've pointed to here) showing that the sharing of information and knowledge -- including information and knowledge that leads to innovation breakthroughs -- can actually help companies thrive. Studies on the early success of Silicon Valley by Annalee Saxenian...
Study: Sharing Patents, Rather Than Blocking Others, Encourages Innovation And Market Success

How a Digitally Savvy CMO Can Increase Shareholder Value

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Chief Executive Officers of large companies may be in the shareholder spotlight, but Chief Marketing Officers are increasingly having as substantial an impact on their companies’ market performance, bottom line and shareholder value. CMOs don’t just create a company’s ephemeral sense of “brand,” their marketing strategies also directly influence sales....
How a Digitally Savvy CMO Can Increase Shareholder Value
How to know when it’s time to hire an outside CEO

Filing: Without Itanium Chip, HP Is "Strategically Screwed"

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Last night, a California judge made some key rulings in the ongoing litigation between Hewlett-Packard and Oracle over the latter’s decision to stop supporting Intel’s Itanium chip. One thing Judge James Kleinberg did was dismiss a fraud claim by Oracle that said HP had been all sneaky when it concluded...
Filing: Without Itanium Chip, HP Is "Strategically Screwed"
10 Reasons Why Windows 8 Will Do Just Fine In The Work World

10 stories that aren't about Apple's $1 billion in damages

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While the biggest news event of the week happened late Friday afternoon, 10 other stories on Ars got lots of attention in the beginning of the week. Author Dan Goodin wrote about the declining strength of passwords, and Nintendo Power announced its last issue would be in September. We ran...
10 stories that aren't about Apple's $1 billion in damages
How a $13,000 contract transformed Apple from a hobbyists' dream to a computer giant
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