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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)

ShinyTweet is a Shiny Twitter Client for iPad

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This post is part of Mashable’s Spark of Genius series, which highlights a unique feature of startups. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. The series is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark.Name: ShinyTweetQuick Pitch: ShinyTweet’s goal is to provide a...
ShinyTweet is a Shiny Twitter Client for iPad

YouTube Once Again Building A Paywall On Which Old Media Can Hang Itself

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People seem really good at forgetting history. While most people realize that Google bought YouTube early on in that company's existence, they tend to forget that this was, in part, because YouTube was beating the pants off of Google's own online service called Google Video. The big difference? Google Video's...
YouTube Once Again Building A Paywall On Which Old Media Can Hang Itself

Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

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Roku may have lots of streaming content as is, but that doesn't always compare with what's on broadcast television. Voxx Accessories (formerly Audiovox) sees this problem too, but rather than just pointing it out idly (like us!), the accessory maker claims it has a fix. That solution includes an...
Voxx combining broadcast TV with Roku in Q4 2013, working with RCA and Terk

Sprint poised to unveil HTC Evo One?

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Old school HTC Evo fans listen up, Sprint may be mere days away from releasing a new HTC Evo One with LTE 4G. [Read more]...
Sprint poised to unveil HTC Evo One?
Showrooming: Retailers Fight Back With New-Fangled Apps & Old-School Marketing

School Kids Brought Google to Its Knees

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Computer security experts and the National Security Agency have been hard at work, trying to figure out where in China recent attacks on Google originated. It turns out that Google did not suffer at the hands of the Chinese government, but, wait for it, school kids. Tracing the attacks further...
School Kids Brought Google to Its Knees

Seven More Questions for SAP's Co-CEO Bill McDermott

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The last time we heard from SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott, he talked a great deal about a then-upcoming product strategy called HANA. The idea was to move all of SAP’s existing business applications into a high-performance appliance, where the database runs in memory, and is more responsive to requests. In...
Seven More Questions for SAP's Co-CEO Bill McDermott

Oh boy does this tshirt bring back old school Nintendo memories! ; ) http://www.nerdyshirts.com/quick-fix-t-shirt

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Oh boy does this tshirt bring back old school Nintendo memories! ; ) http://www.nerdyshirts.com/quick-fix-t-shirt

Tim Cook defends Senior VP of Retail appointment

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Apple announced earlier this week that the former CEO of UK electronics chain Dixons, John Browett, was being appointed to the head of retail in Cupertino, but since then, there's been some rumbling among those interested that Browett might not have been the best man for the job. Dixons...
Tim Cook defends Senior VP of Retail appointment

SnapKeys calls for the death of the QWERTY keyboard

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SnapKey's "invisible" keyboard, with just four keys, makes virtual keyboard look old-school. [Read more]...
SnapKeys calls for the death of the QWERTY keyboard

CEO Supper Club: "I never thought Netflix should have been in a shit storm to begin with"

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In addition to writing the best email newsletter in the business, Jason Hirschhorn is also on the board of MGM. That makes him the closest thing to an old school media mogul that we had at our LA dinner of new media moguls. In this segment we talk about two...
CEO Supper Club: "I never thought Netflix should have been in a shit storm to begin with"

Dear VCs: I'm Breaking Up With You

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"The game taught me the game. And it didn't spare the rod while teaching."  - Jesse Livermore There's a new bully in town. And I guess that's me, at least according to a VC who emailed me last week to complain about my blog post. He wrote that it was unfair...
Dear VCs: I'm Breaking Up With You

Filling the Sales Pipeline with Twitter

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The very subject of this post makes me shudder:  the idea that social media in general and Twitter in particular, should be used for lead generation is horrifying. At least it is if we use old-school sales approaches to new-school social media.  At its best, social media is one of...
Filling the Sales Pipeline with Twitter

favati: 1960s IBM 13.5" Standard Issue Clock Old school tech.

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favati: 1960s IBM 13.5" Standard Issue Clock Old school tech....
favati: 1960s IBM 13.5" Standard Issue Clock Old school tech.

Redfin on the radio: Online real estate firm experiments with ‘old media’

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Photo via Jamiecat Redfin has built its online real estate service over the years largely through word-of-mouth referrals and a very active public relations effort, one which landed CEO Glenn Kelman on “60 Minutes” a few years ago. But things are changing at the Seattle online real estate company, which...
Redfin on the radio: Online real estate firm experiments with ‘old media’

ThinkGeek’s 8-Bitty Gamepad Promises Fun Times And Blistered Thumbs

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The folks at ThinkGeek, bless their souls, have a knack for taking off-the-wall ideas and turning them into real products. After their tablet-friendly arcade cabinet made the leap from joke to reality last year, ThinkGeek has turned their attention to whipping up a retro gaming accessory for the on-the-go crowd,...
ThinkGeek’s 8-Bitty Gamepad Promises Fun Times And Blistered Thumbs

Bing Gets Smarter, Partners With Encyclopedia Britannica (But It’s No Challenge For Google’s Knowledge Graph)

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Microsoft today announced that it has partnered with Encyclopedia Britannica and will start to prominently feature answers from Britannica Online on the search results pages of Bing. As Franco Salvetti, the principal development lead for Bing, notes in today’s announcement, Bing is “about delivering relevant information in a more organized way...
Bing Gets Smarter, Partners With Encyclopedia Britannica (But It’s No Challenge For Google’s Knowledge Graph)

Microsoft is working to fix the Windows Phone 7.8 Live Tile freezing issue

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If you are an old-school Windows Phone user who had a handset before Windows Phone 8 came out, you might be running the Windows Phone 7.8 update. If so, you may have noticed that your life tiles are a bit less than live. Dead, even. Yes, the Windows Phone 7.8...
Microsoft is working to fix the Windows Phone 7.8 Live Tile freezing issue
IDC: Smartphones now more popular than feature phones

Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

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(Photo: Tumblr) Yahoo is taking over New York, whether you like it or not. After the long-awaited announcement that the old school web giant had purchased Alley darling Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion, the company held a press event in Times Square to make another big declaration: Yahoo will...
Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

Free texts are killing the SMS

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Services like Apple's iMessage and WhatsApp that transmit messages over the Internet are negatively impacting old-school SMS. FORTUNE -- It's been said before, but it's now official: SMS texting's days are numbered. The culprit? Messaging apps like Apple (AAPL) iMessage and WhatsApp. According to Switzerland-based firm Informa, 2012 marked the first...
Free texts are killing the SMS

THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)

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I've been an iPhone user for roughly a year, and when the Absinthe jailbreak came out a few weeks ago, I grabbed it and jailbroke my phone. I've been using my phone outside of Apple's reach ever since, and I think I'll keep it that way. Click here to see...
THE TRUTH ABOUT JAILBREAKING YOUR IPHONE: It's Completely Worth It (AAPL)

White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

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Platfora, the San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helped spur a general rethinking of business intelligence for a big data world, is finally exiting its beta period and is generally available. It’s no wonder the company has garnered so much attention given its stated mission to make Hadoop an interactive experience...
White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA
The Verge and The Huffington Post attempt the impossible: making comments smarter

Microblogging vs. Blogging: 5 Ways to Create an Open Twitter Alternative

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Given the recent developments in the Twitter developer ecosystem, I think it's a good time to revisit the idea of an open Web alternative to Twitter. The fact is, the differences between microblogging and normal blogging are insignificant. I'm going to detail five of the differences. My point in doing...
Microblogging vs. Blogging: 5 Ways to Create an Open Twitter Alternative

Richard Branson Just Won't Shut Up About Telecommuting

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Let’s all work from SPACE! (Photo: Chatter-fest) Just when we all thought the furor about whether Yahoos! can work from home might finally die down, Mayor Michael Bloomberg weighed in on the matter–siding with Ms. Mayer. During his weekly radio show, reports Capital New York, he noted that, “I’ve always...
Richard Branson Just Won't Shut Up About Telecommuting

AdInsight Raises $2.6M From Eden Ventures For AdTech That Bridges Online And Offline Analytics

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A lot of adtech startups have focused their attention on ways to improve the process of measuring, buying and delivering online ads, but here’s an example of a company getting some traction for a solution that to better sense of how a company’s online activities relate to what customers do...
AdInsight Raises $2.6M From Eden Ventures For AdTech That Bridges Online And Offline Analytics

RockYou Cofounder Lance Tokuda Keeps It Old School With New Classmates Competitor SchoolFeed

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Lance Tokuda was one of the masterminds behind viral apps on Facebook back at the end of last decade. He cofounded and led RockYou as its chief executive through the evolution of the Facebook platform, all the while inundating users with hugs, horoscopes, birthday cards and other lightweight social app...
RockYou Cofounder Lance Tokuda Keeps It Old School With New Classmates Competitor SchoolFeed
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