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Bravo's Silicon Valley Reality Star Says The Experience Has 'Been A Nightmare'

Apple tells court it is willing to pay Google for Motorola patents, but no more than $1 per device

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Apple’s legal team has told a Wisconsin court that it is willing to pay Google’s Motorola Mobility for patent licensing, but it will not pay more than $1 per device sold. While the price is of course on the low end, the news is huge given that this is the...
Apple tells court it is willing to pay Google for Motorola patents, but no more than $1 per device

Apple 'Messed Up' with Retail Store Cutbacks, Denies Mass Layoffs

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Following our report from earlier this week regarding word from Apple retail store sources of cutbacks and layoffs, Dow Jones Newswires now shares word that Apple has acknowledged that it "messed up" it adjusting its staffing formulas, although the company denies mass layoffs at its stores.In a communication with store...
Apple 'Messed Up' with Retail Store Cutbacks, Denies Mass Layoffs
Facebook Says Blocking Viral 'Reasons My Son Is Crying' Tumblr Was a 'Mistake'

News Corp Backs Down On Anti-Google Stance, Plans Searchable Article Previews, Keeps Paywall Intact

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Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is planning once again to let stories from its paywalled UK newspaper The Times get indexed by the search giant Google. This reverses a two-year-old policy in which News Corp dramatically pulled stories from from Google as it prepared a paywall to better monetize that content...
News Corp Backs Down On Anti-Google Stance, Plans Searchable Article Previews, Keeps Paywall Intact
What’s love got to do with it? For startups, everything
Breaking Good: How Airbnb's meth encounter shaped the company
Bill Gates calls for more innovation at Microsoft after mobile 'mistake'

Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0

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At the PandoMonthly fireside chat tonight between Sarah Lacy and Reid Hoffman, Hoffman, who was an early investor in Groupon, shared his thought’s on the company’s initial public offering. As a bit of a history lesson for those that have forgotten, Groupon’s IPO was very messy. Upon entering the quiet...
Reid Hoffman: Groupon Made Multiple Missteps in its IP0

Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

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The reason News Corp. has shut down The Daily, its iPad-only newspaper, is due to a simple math problem: not enough subscribers to cover the cost of production and distribution. The Daily had reportedly 100,000 subscribers at $40 per year which, by my math is only $4 million annually. The...
Why The Daily Failed, And What Rupert Murdoch Should Have Launched Instead

The Case Against Google, The Definition Of "Evil", And The Wrong Choice

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The Case Against Google, The Definition Of "Evil", And The Wrong Choice: You’ve probably already read it from the 1,000 others who have linked to it, but just in case, I’ll add to the chorus: read Mat Honan’s take on Google in its current form. The most interest takeaway to...
The Case Against Google, The Definition Of "Evil", And The Wrong Choice
Facebook finally releases rebuilt Android app with faster performance

Whoops! ICANN makes domain applicants' personal info public

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Agency that oversees oversees the assignment of Web domains published postal addresses from applications by mistake. [Read more]...
Whoops! ICANN makes domain applicants' personal info public
Apple could ship an estimated 26 million iPads over the holiday quarter

Startups, it's okay to be promiscuous when it comes to accelerators

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This is a guest post by entrepreneur Agu De Marco In the international startup world, there are numerous options when it comes to accelerators. Those options are even greater if you have a solid idea, strong team, and a sound execution plan. Being a startup from Argentina, our team could...
Startups, it's okay to be promiscuous when it comes to accelerators
Why it's easier to get games discovered on Google Play than the App Store (exclusive)

Weekly Wrap-Up: How Evil Is Your Smartphone, When To Pivot Your Startup, And How To Watch The Presidential Debate Online

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How Evil Is Your Smartphone, 8 Startups On When To Pivot, and How To Watch The Presidential Debates Online. All of this and more in the ReadWriteWeb Weekly Wrap-up. After the jump you'll find more of this week's top news stories on some of the key topics that are...
Weekly Wrap-Up: How Evil Is Your Smartphone, When To Pivot Your Startup, And How To Watch The Presidential Debate Online

Apple fixes potentially deadly Maps error, but countless others may remain

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It can’t be said enough times: iPhone users who rely on Apple (AAPL) Maps do so at their own peril. Jacqui Cheng at Ars Technica notes that although Apple has fixed the mistake in its Maps application that left several Australians stranded in the middle of a national park with no access...
Apple fixes potentially deadly Maps error, but countless others may remain

Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)

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Do me a favor — listen to Facebook’s next earnings call and count the number of times CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the word “mobile.” If you played it as a drinking game, you’d be blotto before CFO David Ebersman even got on the line. That’s no mistake (obviously). It’s the...
Why Facebook Is Sending Its People to Mobile Coding Camp (And Not Just Engineers)
The BlackBerry Q10 is a QWERTY smartphone designed to compete in 2013

Merrill Lynch: T-Mobile USA may get the iPhone next week

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The deal would give Apple access to 33 million more mobile subscribers FORTUNE -- It was only last week that Jim Alling, COO of T-Mobile USA, poured cold water on speculation that his company might finally start selling Apple's (AAPL) iPhones to its 33 million customers. "Make no mistake about it:...
Merrill Lynch: T-Mobile USA may get the iPhone next week

NSFWCORP Gets Banned By Vegas Distributors. Maybe This Is Why Print Is Dying

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About three minutes ago, our lead developer flipped the switch (pushed the button? I’m not entirely sure how technology works) to begin selling subscriptions to the Print Edition of NSFWCORP. As I wrote last week, the move into print is a huge step for us — possibly the most important...
NSFWCORP Gets Banned By Vegas Distributors. Maybe This Is Why Print Is Dying

Acer Aspire V5 and M5 laptops will be available with touchscreens this month

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Make no mistake, one of the biggest trends you'll see this fall is PC makers slapping touchscreens on their current machines so as to make them a little more Windows 8-appropriate. And Acer is no exception: the company is introducing touch-enabled versions of its existing Aspire V5 and M5...
Acer Aspire V5 and M5 laptops will be available with touchscreens this month

★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

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Jeff Sonderman, writing for Poynter: With the benefit of hindsight, there seem to be at least two other major lessons from The Daily’s failure: Audience clarity. It was difficult to grasp who exactly was the intended audience of The Daily. It excelled at interactive elements and visual appeal, but the...
★ Why 'The Daily' Failed

HTC One X vs. One S: which phone is The One for you?

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HTC One X review HTC One S review HTC Sense 4 reviewJet Li starred in a 2001 movie called "The One." In it, his character traveled to parallel universes and grew stronger as he killed alternate versions of himself. This continued on until there was only one other copy...
HTC One X vs. One S: which phone is The One for you?
Verizon's new prepaid plans start at $60 (but you have better options)

This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree

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Wherein tiny digits cost a U.K. family big, big bucks. A 5-year-old child in the U.K. astonished and dismayed his parents after running up a bill of £1,710.43 (over $2,500) in just five minutes by making a sequence of expensive in-app purchases in an otherwise free iPad game. He...
This 5-Year-Old Kid Just Spent Over $2,500 In 5-Minute iPad App Buying Spree

Tweetro talks Twitter app economics: After fees and token rules, is much money left on the table?

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TNW has covered the saga of Tweetro carefully. The Twitter app for Windows 8 banged into Twitter’s glass ceiling and was not offered more tokens, causing its developers to build a new version of its product, revoke all current user tokens, and charge for access to its new Tweetro+ product. TNW covered the...
Tweetro talks Twitter app economics: After fees and token rules, is much money left on the table?
A simple Excel calculation error puts a famous economic study under scrutiny

Yahoo's Response on Computer Science ResumeGate: "Inadvertent Error"

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A Yahoo spokesperson just confirmed as true allegations from an activist shareholder that its CEO Scott Thompson did not have a computer science degree as claimed on his bio and in regulatory filings. He does not, a mistake that the Silicon Valley Internet giant is called an “inadvertent error.” Except...
Yahoo's Response on Computer Science ResumeGate: "Inadvertent Error"
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