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Apple enters the 4G age; will carriers return the favor?

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Apple finally gave the wireless industry the 4G device it’s so long been craving. Even more importantly, LTE connectivity in the new iPad virtually assures similar treatment in the next iPhone. Apple has stepped up. Now it’s the operators’ turn to reciprocate by lowering mobile data prices. On Monday, I...
Apple enters the 4G age; will carriers return the favor?

Google stands by decision to end tablet-based ad campaigns

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Google is overhauling its flagship AdWords service in an effort to raise mobile ad sales and to simplify advertising campaigns. Some advertisers complain that the changes mean a loss of control, in part because the new “Enhanced Campaigns” mean they can no longer create search ad campaigns aimed specifically at...
Google stands by decision to end tablet-based ad campaigns

Xbox Live account region migration is a go - you are now free to walk about the cabin

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Good news gamers: Xbox Live region migration is now fully live, meaning that if you move and change regions, you can now take your “gamerscore, unlocked achievements, any Microsoft Points already in your account and any remaining time on your Gold membership” with you, according to Microsoft’s Major Nelson. This...
Xbox Live account region migration is a go - you are now free to walk about the cabin

Congress clears bill to let FAA move from radar to GPS

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The US Congress has passed a bill to give the FAA operational stability and to enable it to modernize how it handles planes in the air. The provisions of the bill will accelerate the migration from radar-based to GPS-based air traffic control. The act also makes it easier for unmanned...
Congress clears bill to let FAA move from radar to GPS

OverBlog Gets Overhauled, Arrives In US: Turns Your Blog Into A Real-Time Social Media Hub

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OverBlog, a leading blog platform in Europe with 3 million registered users and over 34 million uniques (according to comScore), has just arrived in the U.S. And it’s kind of awesome. The entire platform has been totally re-developed from scratch over the past 18 months, and, ironically, it’s the U.S....
OverBlog Gets Overhauled, Arrives In US: Turns Your Blog Into A Real-Time Social Media Hub

Google wins Interior Dept. contract as cloud migration continues

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The Department of the Interior has chosen to move its e-mail services to the cloud using Google’s government apps. It’s a big win for Google, which has battled Microsoft for federal government e-mail contracts. Google has won contracts to serve as the e-mail service for, among others, General Service Administration,...
Google wins Interior Dept. contract as cloud migration continues

Outlook.com dumps "Preview" tag, preps for mass Hotmail migration

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Hotmail users will be getting a new outlook on email before long. Late Monday, Microsoft announced that the preview phase for Outlook.com, the software giant's new and improved Webmail service, is over after being used by more than 60 million people in its six months of existence. Now that's...
Outlook.com dumps "Preview" tag, preps for mass Hotmail migration

Delicious makes drastic changes to its feature set. Scraps "stacks", replaces with good ol' tags.

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As someone who saw Delicious’ stacks feature as its USP, I’m somewhat surprised at this. Delicious has decided to make changes to its feature set, the most significant being the removal of “stacks”, a feature which let its users collaboratively create collections of links. Delicious will instead now revert back...
Delicious makes drastic changes to its feature set. Scraps "stacks", replaces with good ol' tags.

Cisco: IT Pros Can Grow A Mullet Faster Than They Can Move To The Cloud (CSCO)

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Cloud computing is a no brainer these days. You can't find a startup or a young company that isn't running their tech in the cloud. Not so for the big companies  -- by a long shot. They are only now getting around to using the cloud and MANY of...
Cisco: IT Pros Can Grow A Mullet Faster Than They Can Move To The Cloud (CSCO)

Digital content set for growth

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Redundancy, job cuts, advertising decline, falling readership... perhaps it is inevitable that it's crisis rather than opportunity that gets the news industry most of its coverage.In the wider digital content landscape, things are not so bleak. The international digital content market will have grown from $16.7bn last year to $36bn...
Digital content set for growth

Amazon adds storage snapshot feature to bolster disaster recovery

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In what could be a big improvement for business users of Amazon Web Services, Amazon is now allowing them to  move data snapshots between Elastic Block Storage (EBS) regions. The news was announced on an AWS support forum. It should come as especially good news for AWS customers shanghaied  by...
Amazon adds storage snapshot feature to bolster disaster recovery
Marissa Mayer Rushed Yahoo Mail Out The Door With Incredible Speed - And It May Be Coming Back To Bite Her (YHOO)
Facebook Pages Race To Adopt Timeline, 8M Of 37M+ Upgraded In 10 Days

Engadget Eurocast 004 - 11.08.2012

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Nokia's new Lumia 920 gets the Mat treatment, Steve presses Nikon's buttons (in Sharif's absence), and Jamie pours one out for MSN messenger. All the while, Dan wants to help Apple to re-write its apology to Samsung. That's what's coming up this on this week's Eurocast, all woven together...
Engadget Eurocast 004 - 11.08.2012
Four guidelines for a successful Windows 8 migration

RT @birtie: Howard Frear, EASY, video on legacy decommissiong. ERP migration challenge, http://bit.ly/9bxS0R < fun stuff on a Mon am?

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RT @birtie: Howard Frear, EASY, video on legacy decommissiong. ERP migration challenge, http://bit.ly/9bxS0R < fun stuff on a Mon am?

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Email migration The school district IT personnel started working a year ago on how to migrate all o... http://goo.gl/qYjc

The Migration of the Future (and Present) Is Temporary, Telephonic, and Tweeted

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Airfare (and long-disance calling) is cheap, so emigrants plan on coming back home....
The Migration of the Future (and Present) Is Temporary, Telephonic, and Tweeted

The iEconomy: In Pursuit of Nissan, a Jobs Lesson for the Tech Industry?

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Executives have long said America can't compete in building electronic devices. But the migration of carmaking from Japan is a case study in the most unlikely of transformations. Read more »...
The iEconomy: In Pursuit of Nissan, a Jobs Lesson for the Tech Industry?

Five Lessons Learned from BMC's Cloud Planning Workshop

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Has your business already begun its cloud migration... and you were the last to know about it? In a nationwide role-playing event this afternoon, managers from BMC Software paired with independent analysts and members of the media, to recreate the hypothetical situation of a pharmaceutical company that had been planning...
Five Lessons Learned from BMC's Cloud Planning Workshop

Zynga's Pincus: "None of Us Ever Expected to Face a Day Like Today"

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Here’s the tough-to-write blog post that Zynga CEO Mark Pincus just put up and also sent to the San Francisco gaming giant’s staff. The company just announced layoffs of 18 percent of the company and also lowered its second-quarter guidance. In it, the founder of what was once a...
Zynga's Pincus: "None of Us Ever Expected to Face a Day Like Today"

Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale In a move to get more people to try its sleek email app Outlook.com, Microsoft has smartly added Google to its list of chat services, joining Facebook and Skype chat. Microsoft recently announced that Outlook.com now has more than...
Microsoft boldly adds Google to list of chat services in Outlook.com & SkyDrive
RSS app Feedly adds over 500K new users after Google Reader drama

Was Amazon's Kindle Fire just a flash in the pan?

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Sales of the Kindle e-readers have apparently also fallen off a cliff Data: IDC FORTUNE -- Thursday was bad-news day for Amazon's (AMZN) Kindle line of tablets and e-readers. IDC released first quarter tablet sales data that had Kindle Fire shipments falling from 4.8 million in the Christmas quarter to...
Was Amazon's Kindle Fire just a flash in the pan?

KPMG survey finds a 'stronger than expected' demand for cloud services

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Despite concerns about data security and loss of control, cloud-based service providers are highly-confident about the growth of the industry through to 2014. The confidence stems from the fact that they are delivering cost savings for customers; a KPMG International survey released today found that technology companies can expect...
KPMG survey finds a 'stronger than expected' demand for cloud services

US lawsuit alleging Nokia lied over Lumia sales figures is dismissed

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Nokia has revealed that a US suit filed by an investor who claimed the company had overstated the introduction of its Windows Phone has been thrown out of court. Nokia says that the case – Chmielinski v. Nokia Corporation, filed in New York in May – has closed after Nokia shareholder Robert Chmielinski agreed...
US lawsuit alleging Nokia lied over Lumia sales figures is dismissed

Apps Builder helps repackage Web sites as mobile apps

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An Italian start-up is trying to profit from the move from Web to mobile with a migration and customization service. Don't expect the next HTML5 Cut the Rope, though....
Apps Builder helps repackage Web sites as mobile apps

Facebook shares new documentation for local currency pricing, sets migration for Q3

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Facebook today provided updates regarding its transition from Credits to local currency pricing. The company offered new documentation for game developers and announced that migration will occur in Q3 this year. Facebook decided to phase out Credits in favor of a user’s local currency — dollars, pounds or yen, for example...
Facebook shares new documentation for local currency pricing, sets migration for Q3

Microsoft boasts 400M active Outlook.com accounts

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Microsoft has completed its Hotmail.com to Outlook.com migration and now is claiming 400 million active Outlook.com Web mail accounts. [Read more]...
Microsoft boasts 400M active Outlook.com accounts

WSJ believes Sprint is in trouble, but it really isn't

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Over the last year, Sprint has been working hard to rebuild its network to make it usable for its fifty million subscribers through Network Vision. The effort is difficult and expensive, but Sprint hopes it will pay off in the long run. The Wall Street Journal believes that it will...
WSJ believes Sprint is in trouble, but it really isn't
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