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Video: Boeing’s Phantom Eye spy plane gets closer to flight

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The Phantom Eye rolls out of the hangar for a taxi test over the weekend. (Boeing image) Boeing said today that its hydrogen-powered Phantom Eye aircraft performed well in a medium speed taxi test over the weekend, one of the final milestones before  the first flight of the aircraft. The...
Video: Boeing’s Phantom Eye spy plane gets closer to flight

Windows 8 Is Retina-Ready

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All the talk these days is of the new iPad and its magical screen. Apple isn’t the only one who can do that, you know. In fact, most display makers are looking forward to post-HD resolutions as one of the big selling points of the next generation of displays. Other...
Windows 8 Is Retina-Ready
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Journalism Online Sold For $19.6 Million; $15.3 Million Earnout For Brill, Crovitz

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When RR Donnelley bought Journalism Online from Steve Brill, Gordon Grovitz, Leo Hindery, Jr., and their investors last March, I reported that the deal range was $35 million to $45 million—and got a lot of raised eyebrows in return. The deal structure revealed in this week’s 10-K filing shows...
Journalism Online Sold For $19.6 Million; $15.3 Million Earnout For Brill, Crovitz

Tumblr Hits Major Milestones, Plans to Start Generating Revenue - http://bit.ly/dyxZbU

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Tumblr Hits Major Milestones, Plans to Start Generating Revenue - http://bit.ly/dyxZbU

Key moments in Facebook history (graphic)

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CNET created a "timeline" to highlight important milestones along Facebook's road from a Harvard dorm room project to a giant public company. [Read more]...
Key moments in Facebook history (graphic)

Five Reasons Why: What Groupon's Board Is Evaluating About Andrew Mason's Performance

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Andrew Mason is getting a crash course in what it means to run a publicly held company. Kara Swisher reported yesterday that several Groupon board members have been considering replacing Mason with a new CEO. Today, in an appearance at BusinessInsider’s Ignition conference, Mason admitted to the audience that his...
Five Reasons Why: What Groupon's Board Is Evaluating About Andrew Mason's Performance

Apple celebrates App Store countdown to 25B downloads with $10,000 prize

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Apple has begun its countdown to the 25 billionth app downloaded from the App Store, and, as with previous milestones, is offering a prize for the person to grab it. This time around it’s a $10,000 App Store Gift Card, reports Macrumors. The contest can be entered by simply purchasing...
Apple celebrates App Store countdown to 25B downloads with $10,000 prize
Ziptask Launches Its End-To-End Outsourcing Platform For Small- To Medium-Sized Enterprises
Kiva Loaned Out $89 M. in 2011

Google+ Milestones: What Are They & What Do They Mean

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ToYesterday, Google released new milestones through a Google+ post from Vic Gundotra, Senior Vice President, Engineering. While the milestone numbers seemed straightforward, they seem to have confused many folks (myself included.) While the overall Google+ account number (400 million) was something... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Google+ Milestones: What Are They & What Do They Mean

Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks jump as market indexes hit milestones

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On the back end of an earnings season that by many accounts could have been worse, tech investors appeared to be in the mood to celebrate on Friday, sending shares of IT companies higher as key stock-market indexes hit milestone highs.Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard...
Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks jump as market indexes hit milestones
The App Store's 50B Downloads Vs. Google Play's 48B: Android Closes The Gap

iPod Creator Tony Fadell: Here's How You Build And Ship World-Class Products

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The guy who created the iPod, Tony Fadell, is currently working on remaking the thermostat at his startup, Nest Labs. Fadell recently spoke at Behance's 99% conference on creativity in New York City. He shared some insights on how to prototype, get big projects approved, and when to ignore the...
iPod Creator Tony Fadell: Here's How You Build And Ship World-Class Products

Mozilla's Future In Mobile: 19% Adopt Do Not Track On Android, Desktop Only 8.6%

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This year, Mozilla has been on an aggressive streak in its bid to make Firefox more than a basic browser: that’s included some big steps in social integration, transforming its browser into more of a platform for web interaction. But perhaps one of the company’s most significant moves has been its...
Mozilla's Future In Mobile: 19% Adopt Do Not Track On Android, Desktop Only 8.6%

Betaworks Poaches Another NYC Startup Exec, Aviary's Paul Murphy, for Entrepreneur-in-Residence Role

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Mr. Murphy (Photo: Twitter) Looks like startup non-incubator Betaworks is in a hiring frenzy. Days after announcing it had snapped up former Tumblr VP Andrew McLaughlin, the company is making news again with another Entrepreneur-in-Residence hire. Paul Murphy, COO of Aviary, is leaving his post at the photo editing startup...
Betaworks Poaches Another NYC Startup Exec, Aviary's Paul Murphy, for Entrepreneur-in-Residence Role

Samsung ships 100 million Galaxy S Android phones

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Samsung on Monday announced it has shipped more than 100 million Galaxy S phones since May 2010, when the original Samsung Galaxy S Android smartphone was released. Samsung Galaxy SThe first Samsung Galaxy S topped 24 million shipments, with the first 10 million in seven months. In 2011, the...
Samsung ships 100 million Galaxy S Android phones

∞ Stanford, Open University reach 50 million downloads on iTunes U

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Two of Apple’s university partners reached significant milestones this month on the company’s free education service, iTunes U. Both Stanford and Open University reached 50 million downloads of their respective content. [...]...
∞ Stanford, Open University reach 50 million downloads on iTunes U
Roku adds Time Warner Cable channel

CHART OF THE DAY: The Tim Cook Era At Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook will be speaking at AllThingsD's D10 conference tonight. It will be his first time talking in public as CEO to journalists. In the past Steve Jobs delivered command performances at D Conferences. While Cook isn't as visionary, he's still smart, and surprisingly funny. We'll be covering his comments...
CHART OF THE DAY: The Tim Cook Era At Apple (AAPL)

Google's Nikesh Arora: 'We Found Our Model' For YouTube

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Google SVP and chief business officer Nikesh Arora touted growth at YouTube on the company’s earnings call today, saying that the company had finally found a business model for the giant video site. Without giving firm numbers, Arora said the site had come a long way since 2007, when some...
Google's Nikesh Arora: 'We Found Our Model' For YouTube

Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts working on new space combat game

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Chris Roberts is responsible for some massive milestones in PC gaming. As the man behind the Wing Commander and Privateer series of games, as well as other notable titles like Strike Commander and the more recent Freelancer, he can rightfully be called the father of the space combat simulator genre....
Wing Commander creator Chris Roberts working on new space combat game

Physical rewards from companies like Kiip will change the way that apps are developed

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When you hear about winning “rewards” while using apps, you’re probably thinking about badges in Foursquare or points in a game. Companies like Kiip are not only changing the way we’re rewarded inside of games, they are changing the way that developers are thinking about creating apps entirely. The best...
Physical rewards from companies like Kiip will change the way that apps are developed

Kindle sales reach new record, whatever that means

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>Amazon announced this morning that Cyber Monday was the biggest day on record for Kindle sales, and sales of the devices over the holiday shopping weekend were more than double the record set during the same weekend last year. However, the company is sticking to its tradition of not disclosing...
Kindle sales reach new record, whatever that means
Bill Gates wants to reinvent the toilet, from UI to back end
Surf Air gets three new aircraft and $2.6 million for Christmas
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Hark inks deal with the AP, gains access to 100 years of audio clips

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Hark has sealed a new content partnership with the Associated Press, gaining access to more than 100 years of audio clips and photos from the news agency. As part of a licensing deal, Hark will post everything from World War II broadcasts to presidential debates to sporting milestones. “Some of our...
Hark inks deal with the AP, gains access to 100 years of audio clips

Google Art Project passes 35,000 objects, gets a Hangout app and a Compare button

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Google today announced a few noteworthy milestones for its Art Project initiative. 29 new art organisations from 14 countries have agreed to bring their collections online, bumping the total the number of treasures you can view via Google by more than 10 percent, available from around 180 partners. In fact,...
Google Art Project passes 35,000 objects, gets a Hangout app and a Compare button

The iPad event by the numbers

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A round-up of Apple’s latest milestones  CEO Tim Cook with a big number. Photo: The Verge No company is better at telling its story with nice round numbers than Apple (AAPL). Here, in the order they arrived, are the numbers it trotted out at Wednesday’s iPad event: 362 Apple Stores...
The iPad event by the numbers
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