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Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back

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Film critic Roger Ebert has been unable to speak with his own voice since 2006, when he underwent surgery related to his battle with thyroid cancer. Since then, he’s been using a computerized voice (notably, “Alex,” a voice built-in to Mac OS X), to communicate all this time. But today...
Amazingly, DVD Commentary Helped Give Roger Ebert His Voice Back

EA Battles Doubters, Citing Strong Digital Revenue

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Shares of Electronic Arts are trading lower for the second day in a row after an analyst questioned whether it was going to meet expectations for its full year, which ends in March. Sterne Agee analyst Arvind Bhatia downgraded the company’s shares from buy to neutral, calling the Street’s estimates...
EA Battles Doubters, Citing Strong Digital Revenue

Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?

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Many of us now ring and email people who are in the same house. So when is that acceptable behaviour - and when isn't it?A new survey indicates that 45% of Britons are willing to admit they have used their mobile - or even email - to communicate with someone...
Is it OK to phone or email somebody in the next room?
Apple to retire iPhone 3GS with low-end 8GB iPhone 4S debuting at next week's iPhone 5 event
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Workday IPO Shows Entrepreneurs What Matters: Market Size, Profitability And, Yes, Pricing

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Editor’s Note: Glenn Solomon joined GGV Capital as a Partner in the Menlo Park office in 2006. Glenn led GGV’s investments in Pandora, Focus, SuccessFactors, Isilon and QuinStreet, helping the latter three through the initial public offering process. You can find him on Twitter @glennsolomon. The successful public market debut of...
Workday IPO Shows Entrepreneurs What Matters: Market Size, Profitability And, Yes, Pricing

Silver Spring Networks' stock jumps up close to 30% in debut

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Smart grid company Silver Spring Networks saw its shares soar by close to 30 percent in early morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Late last night the company priced its shares at $17 (the mid point of its range), and its stock reached a high of $22.49 in...
Silver Spring Networks' stock jumps up close to 30% in debut

Set-top box maker Pace puts on 11% after cutting cost of Thai flood disruption

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Company says revenue hit from disc drive shortage will be lower than previously expectedPace, the set-top box maker, has jumped 11% after it reassured investors about the outlook for the business.The company issued a host of profit warnings last year - including taking a $9.5m profit hit when floods in...
Set-top box maker Pace puts on 11% after cutting cost of Thai flood disruption
MUNSTER: iPhone Lines Up 83% Year Over Year (AAPL)

MUNSTER: Worst Case Scenario, Apple Sells 6 Million iPhone 5s Opening Weekend (AAPL)

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Apple will sell 6-10 million iPhone 5s during its weekend launch, says Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster in a new note this afternoon. Munster is predicting the mid-point of that range. He thinks Apple announces 8 million iPhone 5s sold on the opening weekend, which would be double what it...
MUNSTER: Worst Case Scenario, Apple Sells 6 Million iPhone 5s Opening Weekend (AAPL)

Five Questions for Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers

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Today’s results from Cisco Systems came in almost exactly on target with the consensus of Wall Street analysts, which given how bad things were one and two years ago, amounts to progress. But after a major company-wide restructuring, and the divestiture of several non-core businesses, CEO John Chambers (pictured at...
Five Questions for Cisco Systems CEO John Chambers

Blob and Flow keeps you company

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Sometimes when you’re sitting at that computer screen it gets awful lonely.  No amount of social networking or online chats will give you the companionship that you need and crave.  Just tap this silver little pet and he’ll respond to your touch in all sorts of pleasant ways.  Then...
Blob and Flow keeps you company

Incipio Hive Honeycomb dermaSHOT Silicone Case for iPad 2 review [Giveaway]

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“The Incipio Hive Honeycomb dermaSHOT Silicone Case for iPad 2 looks interesting and feels great but it doesn’t fit exceptionally well around the edges, ruining the overall affect.” The first thing you’ll notice about the The Incipio Hive Honeycomb dermaSHOT Silicone Case for iPad 2 is the look. It’s...
Incipio Hive Honeycomb dermaSHOT Silicone Case for iPad 2 review [Giveaway]

We are powerless against porn in a new digital era

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Legal, cultural or policy frameworks may apply in the real world, but are hopeless as we increasingly step more into virtual lifeIt's a curious thing, for anyone with a sense of the historic, to be living midway through a genuine revolution. Few people would now dispute that our often painful...
We are powerless against porn in a new digital era

LG begins mass production of first flexible, plastic e-ink displays

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LG, that South Korean conglomerate that has mostly spent the last few years fading into Samsung’s shadow, has just announced that it has begun mass production of the world’s first flexible, plastic e-ink display. This is opposed to the hard, heavy, prone-to-cracking glass-laminate e-ink displays found in devices such as...
LG begins mass production of first flexible, plastic e-ink displays

Facebook expected to raise price range ahead of IPO

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Sources say social network has raised price target to $34-$38 a share, potentially valuing the company at more that $100bnFacebook has reportedly increased the price range in Silicon Valley's biggest-ever initial public offering to raise more than $12bn (£7.4bn), giving the social network a valuation potentially exceeding $100bn.The company founded...
Facebook expected to raise price range ahead of IPO

After Public Offering, Mark Zuckerberg Will Still Control More than Half of Facebook

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Facebook’s Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will continue to have control of the social network, even after completing its impending initial public offering. According to documents filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission today, Facebook is seeking to sell 337.4 million shares between $28 to $35 a share, valuing the...
After Public Offering, Mark Zuckerberg Will Still Control More than Half of Facebook

HTC confirms Desire X name, previously leaked details

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HTC has shown off its update to the Desire line at IFA 2012. The Desire X, its official name outed earlier this week by European retailers at the same time as a second photo leak, is a mid-point between the Desire and One ranges, with many design influences seemingly borrowed...
HTC confirms Desire X name, previously leaked details
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Amazon's Q3 Results Fall Short of Analyst Expectations

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Amazon’s revenues in the third quarter narrowly missed analyst projections, and its losses were wider than expected. The online retailer’s net loss totaled $274 million, or 60 cents a share, on sales of $13.81 billion. Those numbers fall below analyst estimates and are at the mid-point of the ranges Amazon...
Amazon's Q3 Results Fall Short of Analyst Expectations
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