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Netflix stock jumps 20 percent on massive customer streaming numbers

Macklemore Explains Why Not Being On A Label Helped Him Succeed

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Unless you've been totally under a pop-culture/music rock for the past few months, you've probably heard of Macklemore and his hit song (and video) Thrift Shop. Now at well over 200 million views, the song itself has been at the top of the charts and has sold over 4 million...
Macklemore Explains Why Not Being On A Label Helped Him Succeed

Apple's falls 5.42% in normal trading, erasing $21.8 billion from its market valuation

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Apple, once a company whose stock only knew a single direction, is in the midst of a painful decline. Today, for the first time since late 2011, the company’s stock traded below the $400 per share mark. The company ended the day’s trading at $402.59, a fall of 5.5 percent,...
Apple's falls 5.42% in normal trading, erasing $21.8 billion from its market valuation

Where's Hadoop for Microsoft's Windows Server?

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Microsoft and Hortonworks’ implementation of the Hadoop big-data framework for Azure is in the midst of testing. But where’s the promised Windows Server implementation?...
Where's Hadoop for Microsoft's Windows Server?

Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

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Editor’s Note: We’ve got a fantastic lineup of speakers on tap for GeekWire’s Startup Day, taking place Saturday, Sept. 22nd at Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Among the entrepreneurs on the agenda are Box CEO Aaron Levie; Zulily CEO Darrell Cavens; and many others. It’s going to be an informative and...
Best of Startup Day: Angel investor Dave McClure -- don't do a startup you idiot!

Schadenfreude, Anyone? In Wake of Facebook Bullying Claims, Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Woos Developers

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When our enemies stumble publicly, some take the high road and steer clear of mentioning our adversary’s folly. But for others, some things are just too good to pass up. In an almost comically timed display of opportunism, Google SVP of Social Vic Gundotra did just that. After Facebook took...
Schadenfreude, Anyone? In Wake of Facebook Bullying Claims, Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Woos Developers

Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle Fire Forth A Fresh Antitrust Complaint About Google In The EU - Dubbing Android A Mobile Marketplace "Trojan Horse"

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FairSearch.org group, a lobby group that counts Microsoft, Nokia and Oracle among its number, has filed a complaint about Google’s Android platform to the European Commission, describing Android as a “Trojan horse” designed to enable Google to “dominate the mobile marketplace and cement its control over consumer Internet data for online advertising...
Microsoft, Nokia, Oracle Fire Forth A Fresh Antitrust Complaint About Google In The EU - Dubbing Android A Mobile Marketplace "Trojan Horse"

3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?

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It's been a year since we looked closely at wireless service in the United States, and in the interim that service has changed considerably--mostly in positive ways. The industry is in the midst of another major technology transition, this time moving from a 3G world to a 4G one while...
3G and 4G Wireless Speed Showdown: Which Networks Are Fastest?
Google reportedly eyeing Chicago for new Motorola Mobility headquarters
Microsoft gearing up to make smartphones, tablets and PCs in company-saving strategy shift

Foursquare Has Toyed with the Idea of a Stand-Alone App for Discovery-Without Check-ins

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(Photo: Avc.com) Last week, a tipster told Betabeat that Foursquare is working on a stand-alone app for discovery that would not require checking in. A handful of sources familiar with the company said a separate discovery app is not actively being developed, but revealed that Foursquare has kicked around the idea...
Foursquare Has Toyed with the Idea of a Stand-Alone App for Discovery-Without Check-ins

Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

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Zynga acquired the maker of the runaway hit mobile game Draw Something for a reported $180 million. In addition to the purchase price, Zynga will pay $30 million in employee retention bonuses as part of its acquisition of OMGPOP, a 40-employee New York City shop, according to AllThingsD. The move...
Did Zynga Pay Too Much For Draw Something Maker?

Cisco Aims to Simplify, Unify Collaboration Products' Design, Interfaces

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Cisco is in the midst of a major initiative to better integrate its various collaboration products and to give their interfaces a uniform, consistent design in......
Cisco Aims to Simplify, Unify Collaboration Products' Design, Interfaces

Google reportedly pursuing 'multipronged effort' to build wireless networks in emerging markets

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Google has been busy pushing ahead with plans to be a wired internet provider in the US with Google Fiber, and it looks like it's intent on being a major player in the wireless network business elsewhere in the world as well. According to a report out today from...
Google reportedly pursuing 'multipronged effort' to build wireless networks in emerging markets

Demand for Apple's iPhone 4S continues to grow 6 months after launch

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Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S is even greater now than it was in the midst of the holiday buying season at the end of 2011, according to a new survey....
Demand for Apple's iPhone 4S continues to grow 6 months after launch

Google Mobile App Analytics To Get Google Play Integration, Tag Manager for Mobile Apps

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Last week, in the midst of  Google I/O, Google announced two upcoming updates to mobile app analytics. Google Play Integration Google Analytics will fully integrate wih Google Play and allow marketers to get a full view of Google Play’s sales funnel. The new report will use flow visualization... Please visit...
Google Mobile App Analytics To Get Google Play Integration, Tag Manager for Mobile Apps

Will Valve Revitalize Mac Gaming With Steam For OS X?

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Valve is in the midst of a media blitz at the moment — not that you’d notice, since their idea of a media blitz is secretly launching a complex alternate reality game, or emailing single novelty screenshots to six different media outlets. You could be forgiven for expecting a...
Will Valve Revitalize Mac Gaming With Steam For OS X?

Samsung gets a boost as US sales ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lifted

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Samsung is in the midst of preparing for a court hearing which will determine whether any of the devices involved in its landmark legal defeat to Apple will be banned in the US, but the Korean firm got a small boost when an existing sales injunction on the Galaxy Tab...
Samsung gets a boost as US sales ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lifted

Exclusive: Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth Is Out

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According to multiple sources close to the situation, Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth is leaving the company. CEO Marissa Mayer sent an e-mail earlier today saying the last day for one of the top execs of the company would be tomorrow. As I reported last night, rumors of the former...
Exclusive: Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth Is Out
'Binary Tetris' source code will fit in a tweet

Gowalla Checks-In To The iPad Before Foursquare

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For the past few weeks I’ve been struggling. I’m addicted to all these location-based iPhone apps, but of the big ones, really only Loopt has had a native iPad app ready to go from the beginning. Today that changes with the launch of Gowalla’s iPad app. As we first...
Gowalla Checks-In To The iPad Before Foursquare

Apple Stores reportedly still face budget cuts, unhappy workers

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Apple's retail outlets could be in the midst of some internal strife, with a new report pointing to budget cuts and lower employee morale. [Read more]...
Apple Stores reportedly still face budget cuts, unhappy workers
How Google plans to rule the computing world through Chrome

Kodak to sell its film business

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The company is auctioning off its print film business and other segments as it tries to reorganize in the midst of bankruptcy. [Read more]...
Kodak to sell its film business

HitPoint reveals episodic title Adera for Xbox games on Windows 8 launch

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Game developer HitPoint Studios revealed today its first title for Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Games for Windows 8 service. Published by Microsoft Studios, Adera is an episodic puzzle-adventure game featuring a story-driven narrative that unfolds in rendered cinematics across multiple episodes. A recent title from the studio includes Facebook game Seaside Hideaway. In Adera,...
HitPoint reveals episodic title Adera for Xbox games on Windows 8 launch

T-Mobile Plans March 26 Event to Tout Big Changes Coming

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T-Mobile USA is planning a March 26 event in New York where it is expected to detail further changes to both its technology and business. The No. 4 U.S. carrier is in the midst of readying an LTE network for commercial launch. It says its network is ready to go...
T-Mobile Plans March 26 Event to Tout Big Changes Coming

Why Dell's private future will mirror its public present

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It's official: Dell (the man) is taking Dell (the company) private once again, with the help of a significant investment by the Silver Lake investment group and a $2 billion--with a "B"--loan from Microsoft. Aside from bankers, though, who cares about the financial details? Titanic events aren't titanic because...
Why Dell's private future will mirror its public present

Look Out, Google -- "Amazon Is Already Doing More Than $1 Billion In Ad Revenue" (AMZN, GOOG)

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One big threat to Google's core search business is the potential for Amazon to usurp Google's position as the "start point" for many product searches and skim off the revenue that goes along with it. Google makes an overwhelming percentage of its revenue from a relatively small percentage of...
Look Out, Google -- "Amazon Is Already Doing More Than $1 Billion In Ad Revenue" (AMZN, GOOG)

Apple, Samsung and the 'profit share trap'

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The current state of affairs, writes an analyst from Hyderabad, is untenable. FORTUNE -- In the midst of a loud debate over which matters most in the smartphone wars -- market share or profit share -- Sameer Singh calmly analyzes the situation from the perspective of disruption theory. Writing on...
Apple, Samsung and the 'profit share trap'

Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming

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Ray Bradbury was right about so many things and spellbinding about so many others that it almost hurts to write this: Ray Bradbury was wrong when it came to reading. But then I also get to tell you this: he changed his mind. HarperCollins is in the midst of preparing...
Ray Bradbury wasn’t a digital dinosaur; e-backlist coming
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