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The Ecstasy of Telegraphy

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My research manager turned up this gem in the course of answering a question I had about the popular response to the introduction of the telegraph in the US (a moment that informs the working title of my next book). What I find fascinating is how the invention incited...
The Ecstasy of Telegraphy
Say Hello to Gifts, Facebook's New Mobile Revenue Stream

Editorial: BlackBerry 10, the waiting and the damage done

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I've never been a BlackBerry user. But I've seriously considered one at a few points over the years, and I've been genuinely curious to see how the first BlackBerry 10 device fares. Last week's launch event didn't sell me on one, but I'm still curious to try it. Unfortunately...
Editorial: BlackBerry 10, the waiting and the damage done

Andy Rubin | MediaGuardian 100 2012

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Google's Android chief moves up the MediaGuardian 100 as consumers increasingly turn to smartphones to access the webJob: founder, Android; senior vice-president of mobile, GoogleAge: 49Industry: technology2011 ranking: 4There were rumours this year that the man leading Google's battle against Apple for control of the mobile operating systems of the...
Andy Rubin | MediaGuardian 100 2012
The Rogue Court That Made Patents So Destructive

Cognitive Overhead, Or Why Your Product Isn't As Simple As You Think

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Editor’s Note: David Lieb is co-founder and CEO of Bump, creators of the popular app that lets people share contact information, photos, and other content by bumping their phones together. Bump has been downloaded more than 130 million times. It’s been hard to ignore the massive shift in the last decade toward...
Cognitive Overhead, Or Why Your Product Isn't As Simple As You Think
Mixpanel raises $10m in bid to dominate data geekery

Mobile Has Created The Veruca Salt Doctrine: I Want It, And I Want It Now

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My daughter recently started college, and I was talking to her about how she manages her money. She pulled out her smartphone and pointed to an icon on the screen. "My bank is just another app to me." What struck me about what she said - other than highlighting once...
Mobile Has Created The Veruca Salt Doctrine: I Want It, And I Want It Now
Building for the Internet of things (and the demise of the client-server model)

Wrap-up: Engadget editors sound off on CES 2013

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This was our biggest CES group of all time, by a long shot. As we pack our bags and return to our home cities around the country and beyond, our team of ace editors took some time to share their final impressions of the show. Scroll down below to...
Wrap-up: Engadget editors sound off on CES 2013

John Riccitiello's legacy: EA survives, but its hit points are dangerously low

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Source: Dean TakahashiNow former EA CEO John Riccitiello (GamesBeat/Dean Takahashi) John Riccitiello left Electronic Arts yesterday with a mixed record. In the nearly six years he led EA, the gigantic video game publisher faced a massive shift in the market, from games primarily sold on physical media and played on...
John Riccitiello's legacy: EA survives, but its hit points are dangerously low
SAY Media Rebrands ReadWriteWeb As "ReadWrite", Redesigns, Hires Dan "Fake Steve Jobs" Lyons As Editor In Chief

Not just Windows Blue: The rest of Microsoft is shifting to yearly releases, too

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If a source close to Microsoft is to be believed, Windows Blue is a lot more than just annual updates to Windows 8 -- it's a massive shift towards regular updates for almost every Microsoft product, including Windows Phone, Windows Server, and online services such as Hotmail and SkyDrive....
Not just Windows Blue: The rest of Microsoft is shifting to yearly releases, too
Mobile: Instagram Use Is Exploding
Trion Worlds to publish Crytek’s free-to-play shooter Warface

Dropoff in PC Sales Is Accelerating, and Tablets Are the Culprit, Says IDC

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This is shaping up to be an ugly year indeed for the PC. Market researcher IDC said Tuesday that global PC sales will fall 7.8 percent in 2013, charting a decline far worse than the 1.3 percent decrease it projected earlier this year. Why the precipitous drop? A massive surge...
Dropoff in PC Sales Is Accelerating, and Tablets Are the Culprit, Says IDC

OpenTable is giving restaurants free mobile sites

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Restaurant reservation site OpenTable is making a bold move, enabling mobile web sites for its restaurant clients. (Disclosure: I own OpenTable stock.) Despite the rapid growth in broadband and now mobile, many restaurant web sites still look like they were designed in the late ’90s. As diners move to mobile...
OpenTable is giving restaurants free mobile sites

Content, Content Everywhere In Facebook's Ideal Mobile World

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Apps are so last year. The future, according to Facebook, is people, photos, messages and sweet, sweet content. The company pulled back the cover on its Android initiative at an event at its Menlo Park campus on Thursday, showing off “Home,” Facebook’s vision for how the hundreds of millions of...
Content, Content Everywhere In Facebook's Ideal Mobile World

The Quiet Revolution in Social Impact

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There are currently 30 million African migrants who have left their home countries to find work elsewhere. They support more than 300 million people in their home countries, remitting essential food and goods, and in aggregate represent more than $10b in annual economic activity. This is an economy without an...
The Quiet Revolution in Social Impact
Quixey Partners With Sprint To Power App Search On Sprint's Android Smartphones & Online Portal

Hillary Clinton’s ‘tech guru’ on how social networks are forcing “a massive shift in power”

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Fresh from celebrating its sixth birthday yesterday, Twitter has been praised as a prominent social network that is bringing a cosmic shift to the world, according to Alec Ross, the US government’s Senior Advisor for Innovation. The microblogging service, Facebook and Web-based services were praised by Ross who, speaking exclusively...
Hillary Clinton’s ‘tech guru’ on how social networks are forcing “a massive shift in power”

Why Microsoft would want a piece of Dell

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If Microsoft is in talks to take a $1 to $3 billion stake in Dell, as reported this morning by CNBC, the deal would mean more of a captive audience for Microsoft’s bread-and-butter Windows desktop and server operating systems. CNBC reporter David Faber characterizes Microsoft’s investment as part of mezzanine...
Why Microsoft would want a piece of Dell

Is Dunn's Resignation the Knockout Punch for Best Buy?

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The resignation of Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn last week could be the start of a massive shift for not only Best Buy, but for big-box retailers across a wide range of sectors. "This is not the end of physical media sales, but that will become a minority niche...
Is Dunn's Resignation the Knockout Punch for Best Buy?

'Time and Space Has Been Completely Annihilated'

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Tech writing from an earlier era. There have been many, many times over the last few decades when a new technology delivered a certain moment of awe: the first time I saw a video stream over the Internet, or the first time I navigated a touchscreen. But what must it...
'Time and Space Has Been Completely Annihilated'

Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now

gigaom.com
Laptop makers not focused on producing attractive tablets may want to re-evaluate that strategy. According to an IDC report on Monday, tablets will begin to outsell portable PCs in 2015. This forecast further emphasizes the massive shift toward mobile, which has been underway for several years: Smartphones began outselling PCs...
Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now

The $109 Billion Indian IT Industry Is Going Through A Massive Shift

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BANGALORE/MUMBAI, March 25 (Reuters) - India's IT outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running businesses on their own, while trimming down on the hordes of entry-level computer coders they normally hire as they try to squeeze more profits out of their staff. The shift by Infosys Ltd and others...
The $109 Billion Indian IT Industry Is Going Through A Massive Shift

Twitter’s Landscaping Problem

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Twitter. On the surface, it’s another year, another bitch session. Developers are up in arms! Everyone is threatening to leave! Or, at least, hundreds of people! There’s talk of open source competitors! It’s over! Maybe! We’ve seen the same basic story repeated so many times over the years that I’ve...
Twitter’s Landscaping Problem
Windows RT demystified: Microsoft finally gets tablet computing right

New Year, Same Rating: J.P. Morgan Still Bullish on Facebook

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Facebook’s tough first six months on the Nasdaq soured some investors on the company’s money making prospects. But a few analysts are still keeping the faith. Case in point: The latest “Buy” rating coming from J.P. Morgan Chase, complete with a shiny new price target raised to $35, up six...
New Year, Same Rating: J.P. Morgan Still Bullish on Facebook

Infrastructure startups get a brand-new $40M seed fund in Amplify Partners

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A former Battery Ventures general partner has left the venerable Boston firm to create the $40-million Amplify Partners  fund aimed at investing in seed and early stage infrastructure startups. Sunil Dhaliwal, who is the sole managing partner at Cambridge, Mass.-based Amplify, has so far raised $16 million of the fund’s...
Infrastructure startups get a brand-new $40M seed fund in Amplify Partners
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