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Why Market Share Matters For Apple's iPhone (AAPL, GOOG)

Fitbit Flex review

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More Info Jawbone Up review (2012) Fitbit announces the Flex wristband, a $100 fitness tracker Fitbit updates Android app with wireless syncing We have truly entered the era of the quantified self. Editorials are shouting it from the rooftops, technologists are snickering "I told you so" and you, dear...
Fitbit Flex review
Samsung NX20 review

PC sales dip year-on-year as ultrabooks fail to stave off economic woes

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Macroeconomic concerns, the wait for Windows 8 and sated markets seem to be slowing down purchasing of PCs as both Gartner and IDC report year-on-year sales down 0.1%The "ultrabook" lightweight laptop concept is showing no sign of reviving PC sales, with figures from the research companies Gartner and IDC suggesting...
PC sales dip year-on-year as ultrabooks fail to stave off economic woes

An $800 Million Bid For Hulu Is Safe, Boring, And Exactly The Right Move For Yahoo

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Yahoo's recent acquisition of youth-centric site Tumblr grabbed all the headlines. But for anyone who wants to understand Yahoo's strategy--and "Web 3.0″ in general--it's the company's recent bid for video streaming site Hulu, reportedly worth $600-$800 million, that matters more. By contrast with Tumblr, there is nothing exciting about buying Hulu. The video site's current...
An $800 Million Bid For Hulu Is Safe, Boring, And Exactly The Right Move For Yahoo
Israel's Celeno raises $24M to boost WiFi wireless network speeds

ANALYST: Facebook Has A Big New Problem You Need To Worry About

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said several encouraging things when he spoke at a tech conference yesterday. One thing he didn't address, however, is the rate at which Facebook's desktop usage is declining in its most mature market--the U.S. Zuckerberg also didn't comment on another ominous Facebook trend: The usage declines...
ANALYST: Facebook Has A Big New Problem You Need To Worry About

More Grandparents Are Bankrolling Their Families Than Ever

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Most grandparents babysit and provide financial support for grandkids as they try to save their children money and build stronger family connections, two new studies show. A University of Chicago analysis of a decade of data based on interviews with 13,614 grandparents, ages 50 and older, finds that 61 percent...
More Grandparents Are Bankrolling Their Families Than Ever

Apple & Samsung's "Profit Share" Trap

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Over the past few days, there has been a lot of noise in the tech media about the supremacy of "profit share" over "market share", specifically related to Apple's performance in the smartphone market (but it can be extended to Samsung as well). Most proponents of this argument seem...
Apple & Samsung's "Profit Share" Trap

Guestmob Challenges Online-Travel Incumbents

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(This story was originally posted on sister blog Venture Capital Dispatch.) Online travel upstart Guestmob, which gives travelers deals on 3- to 5-star rated hotel rooms at prices that are 20% to 50% lower than what’s available from other major travel sites, is rolling out its service to 20 U.S. cities....
Guestmob Challenges Online-Travel Incumbents
Facebook's Growing Silent-Majority Problem

Last week on GigaOM Pro: social shopping, appcessories and the next step in search

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We’ve survived Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, as we now head into one of the busiest times of the year for retailers (both online and of the brick and mortar variety) and all the services that support them: cloud providers, analytics services, mobile payment companies, and more. Over on GigaOM...
Last week on GigaOM Pro: social shopping, appcessories and the next step in search

How Brain Defects Increase Online Gullibility

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In these enlightened times, you may think that the average Internet user is too sophisticated to be suckered in by online scams. But cyber fraud and theft are growing rapidly despite constant efforts to educate users to the danger. A new study suggests why some people, especially the elderly, seem...
How Brain Defects Increase Online Gullibility

Refining the digital newspaper model

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Many questioned my model for digital newspapers. Here's a few helpful answersLet's come back to the business model question. My 15 January column featuring a simple model for digital newspapers triggered a number of emails and comments, many questioning my assumptions (my thanks to readers of the Monday Note who...
Refining the digital newspaper model

Facebook's future has more than just money riding on it

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If it does not succeed, then perhaps all this talk of navigating the web through the medium of our friends was overratedIt may have taken Nasdaq (possibly borrowing the London mayoral computer systems) a couple of hours to work out how much Facebook shares cost. But it took the market...
Facebook's future has more than just money riding on it
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