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Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

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A former portfolio manager at the now defunct Diamondback Capital Management has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for crimes related to a multimillion dollar insider trading scheme involving computer maker Dell and hardware maker Nvidia....
Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

Quest Turns Into MultiMillion Dollar Biz

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Quest Turns Into MultiMillion Dollar Biz

IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

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Unable to close a number of large mainframe and software deals by the end of the quarter, IBM has reported a 5 percent decline in revenue to US$23.4 billion for the first quarter of 2013.Net income for the quarter ending March 31 also shrank for IBM, by 1 percent,...
IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

Vringo's Patent Suit To Become A Multimillion-Dollar Bout Between Google And Mark Cuban

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Why is a six-year-old ringtone company with less than $1 million in revenue attracting major investors and seeing its shares soar? The answer can be traced to Ken Lang, the former CTO of Lycos whose patents are now Vringo's.Mark Cuban is a colorful and discriminating investor on Shark Tank, the...
Vringo's Patent Suit To Become A Multimillion-Dollar Bout Between Google And Mark Cuban

As Gree Moves Aggressively Into the U.S., It Breaks Out Its Revenues Here

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For the first time since entering the U.S. more than a year ago, Japan’s second-largest mobile game network is disclosing how it is performing here. The Tokyo-based company plans to announce today that U.S. revenue totaled $16.9 million in the second quarter, due in large part to the May acquisition of...
As Gree Moves Aggressively Into the U.S., It Breaks Out Its Revenues Here
The iPhone at 5: a GigaOM retrospective
'Apple Poses Absolutely No Threat To Our Market,' Says Swiss Watchmaker
Take your photos and go home: Instagram competitor PicPlz shutting down

Pirate Bay considers European courts after Swedish ruling

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One of Pirate Bay founders convicted of aiding copyright infringement said the group is considering taking its case to the European court, after Sweden’s top judges refused to hear their appeal against a guilty verdict handed down in 2009. In a ruling on Wednesday, the court said it would not...
Pirate Bay considers European courts after Swedish ruling

Apple Fights for Snow Leopard Trademark in China

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A Chinese company accuses Apple of infringing its trademark of the name Snow Leopard, in the wake of a multimillion-dollar settlement over the name iPad....
Apple Fights for Snow Leopard Trademark in China

Amazon's Seattle Expansion Plans Reveal Three New Office Towers and Much More!

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Amazon revealed plans for its Seattle headquarters last night that includes the construction of 3.3 million square feet of office space over the next eight years. The blueprints would more than double its current footprint in Seattle and hints at the rapid corporate-level expansion the e-commerce company anticipates over the next...
Amazon's Seattle Expansion Plans Reveal Three New Office Towers and Much More!

This week in Crave: The profitable edition

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This week, we panned for gold in a laboratory, rode a horse made of keyboard keys, and marveled at the value of a multimillion dollar meme. [Read more]...
This week in Crave: The profitable edition
Chartboost's Kiosk program creates new revenue opportunities for mobile game developers

Michigan Bets The State Pension Fund On Hollywood Success, Ends Up Stuck With The Tab

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We've written before about cities and states luring Hollywood studios with multimillion dollar subsidies in the hopes of giving their local economies a bit of a bump. In nearly every case, this has been a money loser for the locale involved. A 2010 Tax Foundation study found that most...
Michigan Bets The State Pension Fund On Hollywood Success, Ends Up Stuck With The Tab
Why Amazon customers might think twice about going east
WePay has 25K customers, processed $800K for the Occupy Movement

Tablet-only publication The Daily closing up shop on December 15

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News Corp.'s iPad-only publication, The Daily, will be shuttered on December 15, 2012, almost two years after its public launch. News Corp. made the announcement on Monday morning as part of its organizational changes, referring to The Daily as a "bold experiment" that simply could not sustain itself. As...
Tablet-only publication The Daily closing up shop on December 15

Twitter, The Site For 140-Character Messages, Wants To Broadcast Original Videos

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Twitter executives are hitting up Hollywood producers and networks to try to put together an original video series that will stream on Twitter's website and apps, AdWeek reports. Cue the groans from Silicon Valley. Rumors of a Twitter TV show have circulated for years, apparently the product of wild-eyed brainstorms...
Twitter, The Site For 140-Character Messages, Wants To Broadcast Original Videos

The Paris Hilton of mobile phones makes a comeback

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The notion that the Apple has a “carrier subsidy problem” just won’t die FORTUNE — In the summer of 2009 a Danish mobile phone analyst named John Strand issued a 105-page report entitled  ”The moment of truth: a portrait of the iPhone,” that listed the “10 largest myths” about Apple’s (AAPL)...
The Paris Hilton of mobile phones makes a comeback

Google’s Acquhire Binge

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What do collaboration toolmaker AppJet, social search manager Aardvark and email search appmaker reMail have in common? A trio of little startups, they were all recently acquired by Google after being founded by former Google employees. So now those founders are returning to the nest — to work on similar...
Google’s Acquhire Binge

Crowdfunding Confidential: How a wristband for the iPod Nano raised $1M in 30 days

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The following is an excerpt from Scott Steinberg’s new book, The Crowdfunding Bible. The book is free to download at www.CrowdFundingGuides.com, or in e-book form on Apple, Nook and Sony Reader devices. Crowdfunding, hailed by many as a better approach to venture capital and angel investment, hasn’t been lacking...
Crowdfunding Confidential: How a wristband for the iPod Nano raised $1M in 30 days
Siri's Voice Is Already In The 2013 Cadillac XTS
"Live-fire" cyberwar-in-a-box tests mettle of military, IT pros

Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case

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A former portfolio manager at the now defunct Diamondback Capital Management has been sentenced to 54 months in prison for crimes related to a multimillion dollar insider trading scheme involving computer maker Dell and hardware maker Nvidia.Todd Newman was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District...
Hedge fund manager sentenced in Dell insider trading case
Big Tech: AT&T Puts on the Ritz to Upgrade Retail Experience

On Kickstarter, Failure Is Not An Option

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Kickstarter, the wildly popular crowdsourcing site, has success written all over it.  Leave it to Canadian radio producer Dan Misener to break the illusion. According to Misener, Kickstarter may be hiding the duds to preserve its image as the crowdsourcing site to pitch. Kickstarter offers entrepreneurs and other creative types the chance...
On Kickstarter, Failure Is Not An Option

The Copyright Lobotomy: How Intellectual Property Makes Us Pretend To Be Stupid

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Here are two words that have no business hanging out together: "used MP3s." If you know anything about how computers work, that concept is intellectually offensive. Same goes for "ebook lending", "digital rental" and a host of other terms that have emerged from the content industries' desperate scramble to...
The Copyright Lobotomy: How Intellectual Property Makes Us Pretend To Be Stupid

Funzio's Big Exit to Gree Fueled by Only Three Hit Game Titles

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Funzio’s $210 million sale to Tokyo-based Gree this week makes it the second mobile game company with a relatively short operating history to be snapped up recently. In an interview, co-founder and President Anil Dharni said the company was founded two and a half years ago, but it didn’t make...
Funzio's Big Exit to Gree Fueled by Only Three Hit Game Titles

Fallen kingdom: 38 Studios' collapse and the pitfalls of using public money to support tech companies

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In a career filled with many clutch throws from the baseball mound, former Boston Red Sox ace Curt Schilling's main calling card was a gutsy post-season performance made even more memorable by a blood-soaked sock. It was a pitch made by Schilling outside of Major League Baseball, however, that...
Fallen kingdom: 38 Studios' collapse and the pitfalls of using public money to support tech companies

Social Gaming 2013: What's next for social gaming?

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Social gaming is changing. In the past year numerous regulators have called for stricter rules surrounding the industry, multimillion dollar venture funds have been established, and the granting of online gaming licenses in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware has fuelled migration to real-money gaming. Social gaming has grown into a...
Social Gaming 2013: What's next for social gaming?
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