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Moving To The Cloud Will Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015, Microsoft Says (MSFT)

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Some 14 million new jobs will be created by 2015 thanks to cloud computing, a new study predicts. Buthalf of these jobs will be in India and China. Still, 1.2 million new "cloud-enabled" jobs will be created in the U.S. and Canada, the study says. And, if these predictions...
Moving To The Cloud Will Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015, Microsoft Says (MSFT)

TV white spaces forum paves the way for wireless broadband across Africa

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I've traveled to remote islands in the South Pacific where wireless internet is proving to be the go-to technology for broadband, and increasingly, it's looking as if tether-less connections will be what brings millions upon millions of Africans online. Google's own Eric Schmidt has confessed as recently as March...
TV white spaces forum paves the way for wireless broadband across Africa

IPO Candidate Apptio Raising $50 Million

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Business-software maker Apptio Inc. is raising $50 million as it moves towards an initial public offering, the latest such start-up to attract a big funding round as investors turn their attention to companies targeting corporate tech buyers. With Facebook Inc. preparing to go public, investors see start-ups that develop software...
IPO Candidate Apptio Raising $50 Million

MokaFive names former BigFix head Dave Robbins as its new CEO

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Virtualization startup MokaFive has replaced CEO Dale Fuller with former BigFix head Dave Robbins, the company said today. MokaFive is best known for making it possible to let workers securely use iPads, iPhones, and Macs in the enterprise. Fuller will remain on MokaFive’s board of directors. Robbins most recently...
MokaFive names former BigFix head Dave Robbins as its new CEO

Listen up: Podcasts now a standalone iOS app

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No longer buried under menus in the Music app, Apple has created a standalone place to keep your podcasts: in an iOS app called, you guessed it, Podcasts. It’s free and is available now. In addition to all its previous features as part of the Music app, the new Podcasts...
Listen up: Podcasts now a standalone iOS app

Guess What? Google Fears The Next ‘Google’

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There are millions of entrepreneurs who want to come up with the next Google. Maybe you are one of them. You almost certainly know one. Guess what? Google is afraid of you — haunted that the same disruptive forces which transformed the company from a garage project by two...
Guess What? Google Fears The Next ‘Google’

Apple Faces Quandary Over China Sales

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Despite Apple's second-quarter sales growth in greater China, the company is facing the next wave in the industry there, which is centered on less-expensive smartphones....
Apple Faces Quandary Over China Sales
BII REPORT: How Price-Sensitive Global Consumers Will Shape The Next Smartphone Growth Wave

Yahoo Has Acquired Snip.it, And The Startup Dealmaker Who Launched It (YHOO)

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is moving ahead with her plan to acquire struggling startups with talented teams: The company is, as expected, snapping up Snip.it, a website which lets users make collections of links on a topic to share their expertise. AllThingsD reported Yahoo's interest earlier Tuesday. The Snip.it service...
Yahoo Has Acquired Snip.it, And The Startup Dealmaker Who Launched It (YHOO)
Silicon Valley VCs predict 2013 trends: Space, robots, self-driving cars

Meet Beary, the interactive “appcessory” from Tipitap that makes you feel like a kid again

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Even though I don’t have any children, I am surrounded by quite a few of them by way of friends and family. Watching kids interact with technology fascinates me, it’s one of the reasons why I’m so passionate about the next wave of the Internet and gadgets. While I was...
Meet Beary, the interactive “appcessory” from Tipitap that makes you feel like a kid again

Microsoft's next Office: How, when will it arrive?

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Office 365 prepaid cards for sale at Walmart? That could be just one of the new distribution strategies Microsoft has up its sleeve for its next wave of Office 15 products. [Read more]...
Microsoft's next Office: How, when will it arrive?

Ring, ring! Skype video calls arrive in the browser.... with Outlook.com

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People pining for Skype video calls directly in the browser have something to look forward to today, provided they use Outlook.com for their email. On Tuesday, Skype announced a preview of web support for its audio, video and instant messaging services in Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome. The service is...
Ring, ring! Skype video calls arrive in the browser.... with Outlook.com
Investors, pay attention to these three health trends

Zynga Unleashing Several New Games and an Update for Its Playground

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Zynga is expected to unveil its playbook at its second “Unleashed” event tomorrow, including a line-up of games that will be released over the next several months. The event, starting at 10:30 a.m., will be hosted by the company’s CEO Mark Pincus at its swanky San Francisco headquarters. As usual,...
Zynga Unleashing Several New Games and an Update for Its Playground

Sinofsky Shocker: Windows President is Leaving Microsoft

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So much for all that talk about Steven Sinofsky being the next CEO of Microsoft. In a surprise move this evening, Microsoft announced that the Windows president is leaving the company, effective immediately, less than three weeks after the release of Windows 8. “It is impossible to count the...
Sinofsky Shocker: Windows President is Leaving Microsoft

That was quick: How to root and unlock the Nexus 7

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Google is just starting to get its new Nexus 7 tablet in the hands of customers and already there’s a documented method to get hacking on the small slate. Liliputing offers up a step-by-step list to root the device, unlock the bootloader so you can install custom software and also...
That was quick: How to root and unlock the Nexus 7

AT&T, Boingo, T-Mobile agree to back wireless in 30 more New York City subway stations

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As welcome as Transit Wireless' strategy for wireless in New York City subways has been, having access in just six stations around one Manhattan district has been limiting for locals who want to stay online underground. Thankfully, there's plans afoot to cover a much wider base. AT&T, Boingo and...
AT&T, Boingo, T-Mobile agree to back wireless in 30 more New York City subway stations

Will Twitter Ads Be 140 Characters or Less?

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Well folks it looks like the days of advertising free tweeting may finally be coming to an end. The rumors are flying around regarding the ad platform that Twitter has in the works and is testing. Everyone is “atwitter” with this change and for good reason. Of course, until...
Will Twitter Ads Be 140 Characters or Less?
Google's future now: LG Nexus 4, Samsung Nexus 10, and Android 4.2

"Forget all that over-hyped chatter and annoying buzz, Yammer is releasing the next wave in Enterprise Microblogging." http://r2.ly/z38d

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"Forget all that over-hyped chatter and annoying buzz, Yammer is releasing the next wave in Enterprise Microblogging." http://r2.ly/z38d
It’s a big, big world of MVNOs: 812 and counting
Inside Android's next wave: Building the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and Android 4.2

Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview opens for applications Sept. 12

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In June we provided an early look at some developer features of Windows Phone 8, promising to share the Software Development Kit (SDK) in late summer. Select partners and developers have already seen early builds of the new SDK, helping to test the new toolset and get started on Windows...
Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview opens for applications Sept. 12

Inventor of the gTar: Hardware is the Next Big Thing in Silicon Valley

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The inventor of the ground-breaking gTar – an iPhone-enabled guitar that makes learning the instrument more fun and intuitive – says the next wave of innovation in Silicon Valley is destined to be in hardware. Idan Beck, a 27-year-old former Microsoft employee and Cornell electrical computer engineering graduate, invented the gTar...
Inventor of the gTar: Hardware is the Next Big Thing in Silicon Valley

Smartphone Patent Wars - The Coming Sequel

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Samsung holds the largest portfolio of patents for next-generation smartphone technology, called 4G, according to a new report by iRunway, a research firm. By contrast, Apple holds few patents for 4G technology. The report suggests Samsung has a strong hand in the next wave of the smartphone patent wars, and...
Smartphone Patent Wars - The Coming Sequel

Salt Lake City Police Dept. Makes The Move To 'Always-On' Eyecams

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In the beginning, there were dashcams. Cops utilized these to provide Fox's primetime programmers with glorious footage of high speed pursuits and the occasional drunk shirtless man falling down. It provided a record of traffic stops and PIT maneuvers, but the downside was that it failed to capture anything out...
Salt Lake City Police Dept. Makes The Move To 'Always-On' Eyecams

Pathwright Launches Platform To Let Anyone Create, Sell Branded Online Courses

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Online education has been around for years, but they were largely viewed as experiments. Over the last year, things have changed. Elite universities are not only taking online education seriously, they’re building it into their 10-year plans. Harvard and MIT’s EdX is one example, Coursera another, while startups like CodeAcademy,...
Pathwright Launches Platform To Let Anyone Create, Sell Branded Online Courses

Yammer May Be About To Open The Floodgates To Its Microblogging Platform

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Last week, Yammer, the business-oriented microblogging platform that won TechCrunch50 2008, sent out invites to press inviting them to virtually attend a “major launch event” that will be broadcast through a WebEx meeting tomorrow morning. The company has also posted an invite to its blog, along with a not-so-subtle jab at its...
Yammer May Be About To Open The Floodgates To Its Microblogging Platform

E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color

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LAS VEGAS--While dedicated e-readers struggle in the face of competition from multipurpose tablets, the company E Ink and its electrophoretic display technology (more commonly known as electronic paper) continues to evolve. The discontinued high-resolution iRiver Story HD For starters, the next wave of e-readers should complete the shift towards...
E Ink's future foretold at CES: Next-gen will be high-res, support color
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