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Intel's foundry business grows as it will make chips for big chip design firm Altera

Apple catches Samsung trying to pull a couple fast ones

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On Sunday, the Apple v. Samsung judge barred two witnesses for the defense FORTUNE -- FOSS Patents' Florian Mueller spotted a couple significant wins for Apple (AAPL) in an order Judge Lucy Koh filed Sunday night, just before its multibillion dollar patent infringement case against Samsung entered its third week....
Apple catches Samsung trying to pull a couple fast ones

Bitcoin eyed as feds crack down on online money laundering

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The takedown of Liberty Reserve, which authorities described as a multibillion-dollar online money-laundering operation, raises the question whether Bitcoin could evolve into an alternative for cybercriminals. The U.S. attorney's office in New York last week unsealed an indictment against the operators of Liberty Reserve, which provided the financial infrastructure...
Bitcoin eyed as feds crack down on online money laundering

Money management, Silicon Valley-style

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With a successful hedge fund and a top-secret security firm under his belt, Joe Lonsdale is trying something new. FORTUNE -- Joe Lonsdale is what an earlier generation would have called a young man in a hurry. A protégé of investor Peter Thiel, Lonsdale helped him build Clarium Capital into...
Money management, Silicon Valley-style

Facebook goes public after years of delay while company focused on features, growth

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Facebook is now officially a public company as its shares began trading on the Nasdaq this morning at $38 a share, giving the social network a potential market cap of $104 billion for the largest Internet IPO in history. CEO Mark Zuckerberg rang the opening bell from Facebook headquarters in...
Facebook goes public after years of delay while company focused on features, growth

Brian Krzanich Wins Intel's Predictable CEO Horse Race

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Intel stuck to its script today and named COO Brian Krzanich as its new CEO. In November when Paul Otellini announced his surprise retirement, I pointed out in a piece covering all the major contenders to succeed him that every Intel CEO since Andy Grove was COO first. Krzanich will...
Brian Krzanich Wins Intel's Predictable CEO Horse Race

The Ingram 5: Media's top innovators

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As the media industry continues to undergo unprecedented disruption, thanks to the web and the democratization of distribution that it provides, everyone is searching for the secret to success. Does it come from controlling the platform, as Amazon and Apple do, or in being as open as possible and adapting to...
The Ingram 5: Media's top innovators
HP could be headed for another multibillion-dollar write off

Disruptions: Facebook Users Ask, 'Where's Our Cut?'

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Without the free content created by its 850 million users, Facebook would surely not be on the verge of a multibillion-dollar initial public offering....
Disruptions: Facebook Users Ask, 'Where's Our Cut?'

James Cameron wins Avatar lawsuit

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Judge rejects claim by visual effects consultant Gerald Morawski that director stole his ideas for filmJames Cameron has defeated a lawsuit from a visual effects consultant who claimed the Oscar-winning film-maker stole his ideas for his multibillion-dollar blockbuster Avatar.Judge Margaret Morrow ruled last week that Cameron and his Lightstorm Entertainment...
James Cameron wins Avatar lawsuit

Startups: Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

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Illustration: Mister Mourao Sometime in early 2004, as Mark Zuckerberg was furiously coding the first iterations of The Facebook in his Harvard dorm room, the Internet passed what then seemed to be an impressive milestone: 750 million people worldwide had become connected. The exact birthdate of the Internet is difficult...
Startups: Can Anything Take Down the Facebook Juggernaut?

Playing the jury card: Samsung trying to get an Apple mistrial?

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Why a seasoned lawyer might disrespect the judge in a multibillion dollar patent trial FORTUNE -- Even a veteran court reporter like Alison Frankel was surprised when Samsung's lead attorney, John Quinn, approached judge Lucy Koh just before opening arguments in the high-stakes Apple v. Samsung patent infringement trial and threw...
Playing the jury card: Samsung trying to get an Apple mistrial?

LightSquared CEO Resigns

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LightSquared's CEO and an executive vice president stepped down in the wake of a regulatory setback that has forced the wireless venture to rethink its multibillion-dollar strategy to roll out a new fourth-generation network....
LightSquared CEO Resigns

Call of Duty Online to be released in China

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Activision is launching a free-to-play version of its hit first-person shooter franchise for the Chinese marketActivision has announced a new title in the blockbusting Call of Duty franchise, aimed exclusively at the Chinese market. Call of Duty Online is being released in partnership with internet service provider Tencent; it will...
Call of Duty Online to be released in China

The One Thing You Should NEVER Say At A Pitch Meeting With This VC

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Yesterday, we asked Andreessen Horowitz partner Peter Levine how he and the firm evaluate enterprise companies to invest in. Usually, the initial pitch meeting is about an hour long. That leaves just a few minutes for chatting to really get to know the team. At some point, the partners...
The One Thing You Should NEVER Say At A Pitch Meeting With This VC

Apple v Samsung: how the jurors can decide

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A guide to the issues in the iPhone and iPad maker's multibillion-dollar action claiming the Korean giant copied its technologySo you got the gig as a member of the jury on the Apple-Samsung trial. It's been a blast so far: big names such as, well, perhaps not, but Phil Schiller,...
Apple v Samsung: how the jurors can decide

Hon Hai Precision snaps up 10 percent of Sharp in display tie-up

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For those unaware, going at it alone in the cutthroat display business isn't exactly a recommended business approach. To wit, Sharp -- once a mainstay in the LCD industry -- has just sold an approximate 10 percent stake of itself to Taiwan's Hon Hai Group. Sharp will be issuing...
Hon Hai Precision snaps up 10 percent of Sharp in display tie-up

Sponsored post: Improving online streaming experience -- multibillion dollar opportunity

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We have all hit play to watch an internet video, only to be met with that annoying buffering wheel. You begin to debate how much longer you will wait. “Just one more second,” you tell yourself, until finally you close the window and move on to something else. Knowing this...
Sponsored post: Improving online streaming experience -- multibillion dollar opportunity

Sharp Shares Dive 30 Percent

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The gloom gathering around Japan’s electronics industry darkened Friday as investors spooked by Sharp Corp.’s steep losses and perceived strategy fumbles sent the shares skidding to lows not seen for nearly 40 years, wiping nearly a third off the company’s value. Sharp’s 30 percent slide to its lowest level since...
Sharp Shares Dive 30 Percent

Sponsored post: Improving online streaming experience -- multibillion dollar opportunity

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We have all hit play to watch an internet video, only to be met with that annoying buffering wheel. You begin to debate how much longer you will wait. “Just one more second,” you tell yourself, until finally you close the window and move on to something else. Knowing this...
Sponsored post: Improving online streaming experience -- multibillion dollar opportunity

Google donates just 90 seconds' profit to charity policing child abuse

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Internet giant pledged only £20,000 to Internet Watch Foundation last year, despite multibillion-dollar turnoverGoogle donated little more than £20,000 last year to the charity responsible for policing child abuse images online - the equivalent of 90 seconds' profit for the internet firm.The search giant was one of a number of...
Google donates just 90 seconds' profit to charity policing child abuse

Apple attacks Motorola's efforts to block iPhone 4S using standards patents, asks for huge damages

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Apple has filed a new "antisuit lawsuit" aimed at unraveling Motorola's litigation efforts and attempts to block iPhone 4S using standards essential patents. Apple is also asking for damages that could reach multibillion dollar figures....
Apple attacks Motorola's efforts to block iPhone 4S using standards patents, asks for huge damages

As Apple and Samsung vie over tablet patents, judge at center of a tech storm

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As Apple and Samsung escalated a multibillion-dollar war over one of the hottest consumer gadgets of our time, the tablet computer, a little-known judge did for Apple what the company couldn't do on its own: She shut down the competition. Read full article >>...
As Apple and Samsung vie over tablet patents, judge at center of a tech storm

For Sale in Japan: Electronics Assets

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Panasonic Corp. said Friday it agreed to sell the digital-camera business it inherited in its 2009 acquisition of Sanyo Electric Co. to a Japanese private-equity firm. The deal is symbolic of how Japan’s struggling consumer-electronics companies are setting aside years of resistance to get serious about shedding nonessential assets and...
For Sale in Japan: Electronics Assets

This Guy Turned Down A $500 Million Offer For His Startup And Is Thrilled About It

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Imagine being 33 years old, looking a half a billion dollars in the face, and saying "no." That's exactly what Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith did last spring. After about a decade of hard work, the cloud survey business he, his dad, and brother built was on fire and the venture...
This Guy Turned Down A $500 Million Offer For His Startup And Is Thrilled About It

BPI Threatens To Sue UK Pirate Party Leaders Personally Due To Internet Proxy

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With the BPI (the UK equivalent of the RIAA) successfully getting access to The Pirate Bay blocked via many UK ISPs, it's apparently turned its quixotic sites to the UK Pirate Party for daring to set up a proxy -- as if there aren't hundreds, if not thousands, of other...
BPI Threatens To Sue UK Pirate Party Leaders Personally Due To Internet Proxy

Creating order from digital chaos

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In the modern era, information overload has become an even larger problem than information scarcity. Data is generated by the ton, and most of it is not remotely relevant or useful. The way we search has even created a gray market in this thin veneer of content, often referred to...
Creating order from digital chaos

Has Twitter done with mobile ads what Google and Facebook can’t?

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It’s no secret that mobile advertising is the holy grail that virtually every major digital player is trying to figure out, but no one seems to have cracked the code just yet. Facebook has admitted that while it has almost half a billion users on mobile devices, it still...
Has Twitter done with mobile ads what Google and Facebook can’t?

Defiant LightSquared says FCC action would violate its rights

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The FCC's proposal to kill LightSquared's planned LTE network would violate the fledgling carrier's property rights by taking away its spectrum and destroying its multibillion-dollar investment in mobile broadband, LightSquared will argue on Friday in a formal comment to the agency....
Defiant LightSquared says FCC action would violate its rights

Benefits and Barriers as Facebook's Friend

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Russian investor Yuri Milner stands to reap a multibillion-dollar windfall from his early bet on Facebook stock. But in return, he has agreed to terms that handcuff what he can do with his Facebook shares....
Benefits and Barriers as Facebook's Friend
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