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Sun paywall needs more than 300,000 subscribers to cover outlay, say analysts

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Sun+ service predicted to result in drop in online ad revenue with NI also paying £30m-plus for digital Premier League rightsThe Sun will need to attract more than 250,000 subscribers to its £2-per-week online service to cover the loss of online advertising and recoup the £30m-plus it paid for the...
Sun paywall needs more than 300,000 subscribers to cover outlay, say analysts

Revealed: Why 6wunderkinder’s backers really sold up

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Productivity startup 6wunderkinder is one of the startups to watch in Berlin right now: not only has the company scored around three million users for its Wunderlist and Wunderkit tools, but it also boasts backing from the likes of Niklas Zennström’s Atomico. But what’s going on with the rest of...
Revealed: Why 6wunderkinder’s backers really sold up

Wii U Virtual Console "upgrades" will leave save files trapped

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Here at Ars Technica, we've had some recent personal experience with how Nintendo's DRM schemes can get in the way of using downloadable titles on new hardware. And now, new details about how the Wii U's Virtual Console will interact with previously purchased titles has us wondering. As announced...
Wii U Virtual Console "upgrades" will leave save files trapped

Reuters says Insignia Flex Tablet may cost $239 to $259, we'd say it faces stiff odds

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Best Buy omitted a handful of details when it unveiled the Insignia Flex Tablet last week, not the least of which is the price that usually sells Insignia-branded gear. A Reuters tipster claims to have filled in that blank: the 9.7-inch, Ice Cream Sandwich-based slate will reportedly cost between...
Reuters says Insignia Flex Tablet may cost $239 to $259, we'd say it faces stiff odds

US angel co-investment on the rise in Q1 2012 but deal average remains $700k: Report

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The Q1 2012 instalment of the Halo Report, a joint partnership between Silicon Valley Bank, CB Insights and the Angel Resource Institute, and it reveals that the median for US-based deals remained constant with that of 2011 — at an average figure $700,000 — while the ratio of co-investment deals rose. The...
US angel co-investment on the rise in Q1 2012 but deal average remains $700k: Report
Nintendo Wii U finally goes on sale in Japan

Hola, Dora! Amazon Locks Up the Viacom Kids Shows Netflix Doesn't Have Anymore

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Netflix doesn’t want Viacom shows like “Dora the Explorer” and “Spongebob Squarepants “– or at least, not at Viacom’s asking price. But Amazon is happy to pay up: Jeff Bezos and company have locked up some of the cable programmer’s best-known kids titles, along with a pile of other TV...
Hola, Dora! Amazon Locks Up the Viacom Kids Shows Netflix Doesn't Have Anymore

Why Tablets In the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year

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A group of publishers and tech companies gathered in Washington today to talk about getting digital textbooks into U.S. classrooms . The gathering, convened by the FCC and the Department of Education, included everyone from Apple to Intel to McGraw-Hill, and it’s premised on the idea that digitizing classrooms is...
Why Tablets In the Classroom Could Save Schools $3 Billion a Year

AMD Radeon HD 7790 review roundup: what to expect from a $149 gaming card

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Mainstream gaming is all about 1080p. Monitors may be getting cheaper, making higher resolutions and multi-display setups ever more feasible, but Full HD is still sufficient for the average buyer. AMD knows it, and that's why this morning's announcement of the Radeon HD 7790 came with a straightforward promise:...
AMD Radeon HD 7790 review roundup: what to expect from a $149 gaming card

Brand your business on a budget with fantastic free fonts

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From logos to letterhead to websites, a consistent look helps your customers identify you. But branding your business can be expensive, and many small businesses can't justify the outlay. To create a consistent look for your business--without breaking the bank--consider using the same typeface for all of your communications...
Brand your business on a budget with fantastic free fonts

3D Printer DRM Patent To Stop People Downloading a Car

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During the last 20 years inkjet printers made an unholy mess of the short-run commercial print guy’s business, enabling just about anyone to print on anything from paper to plastics with a relatively tiny outlay. During the next 20 years the 3D printer will be the bogeyman affecting industries both...
3D Printer DRM Patent To Stop People Downloading a Car

Netflix's Hastings: Amazon spending $1B/year on streaming

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says that Amazon is spending big in order to catch up to Netflix in terms of video streaming content. In a recent interview, Hastings pegged Amazon's outlay on streaming video content at between $500 million and $1 billion per year. Hastings based his numbers on the...
Netflix's Hastings: Amazon spending $1B/year on streaming

With iBooks 2, an iPad Becomes a Textbook

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Apple has launched the iBooks 2 app, offering enhanced educational textbooks largely aimed at high school students. WSJ’s Katherine Boehret says the books available might be cheap but the outlay of $500 for an iPad will be beyond many students....
With iBooks 2, an iPad Becomes a Textbook

Advertisers should slash newspaper and magazine budgets, says WPP boss

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Sir Martin Sorrell says WPP finds huge disparity between outlay on advertising and time consumers spend reading publicationsSir Martin Sorrell, the chief executive of WPP, has said advertisers should think seriously about slashing the amount they spend on newspapers and magazines - and accused Google, Facebook and Twitter of being...
Advertisers should slash newspaper and magazine budgets, says WPP boss

Brammo expects 2013 Enertia Plus to reach US in January, puts new Empulse R on the road

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Brammo hasn't always had the smoothest delivery schedules, which has us somewhat relieved that its latest generation of electric motorcycles is hitting the road in earnest. To start, the company now anticipates that the 2013 Enertia Plus should ship to the US in mid-January. That leaves one last wait...
Brammo expects 2013 Enertia Plus to reach US in January, puts new Empulse R on the road

Changing Channels: YouTube Starts Renewing Some, but Not All, of Its Programming Deals

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YouTube has helped fund about 160 “channels” as part of a new strategy to make the video site more TV-like. And just like the TV world, YouTube isn’t going to renew all of last season’s programs. This week, Google’s video site will start offering new contracts to some of the...
Changing Channels: YouTube Starts Renewing Some, but Not All, of Its Programming Deals

Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

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Google has bought aggregation and summarization startup Wavii for more than $30 million, winning a bidding war with Apple over the firm. TechCrunch is reporting that Apple wanted to integrate the company with its Siri division. Both Apple and Google were competing for the Seattle-based startup, and Google eventually won....
Google Buying Wavii After Bidding War With Apple

Want Skype on your mobile phone? Swedes will have to pay

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Swedish operator TeliaSonera won’t ban Skype’s voice service on handsets using its network but it will charge customers for it. The operator is piloting plans that will cost customers extra for using an over-the-top voice service on its network according to an item in TeleGeography. Ring ring! It’s network neutrality calling....
Want Skype on your mobile phone? Swedes will have to pay

Social Media Display Fuelling Ongoing Internet Ad Growth

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The internet will attract 21 percent more ad spend each year on its way to gobbling 22.1 percent of the total market by 2014, according to latest ZenithOptimedia projections. Already, 25 percent of advertising money is online in Denmark, Norway, South Korea, Sweden and the UK. ZenithOptimedia reckons Canada,...
Social Media Display Fuelling Ongoing Internet Ad Growth

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE ships to US Cellular

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Americans wanting a Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE of their own have largely been biding their time for a Verizon model. They're still waiting for that variant to show, but US Cellular isn't -- it just started shipping its own variant of the 4G tablet. From all indications, the slate...
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE ships to US Cellular

Amazon launches ‘Never Before on DVD’ store, offers 2000+ titles that never go out of stock

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In an attempt to revive DVD sales and also provide more choice for its customers, Amazon has today launched its new Never Before on DVD store, featuring over 2000 titles that have never been available on the format and will never go out of stock. The new store uses Amazon’s...
Amazon launches ‘Never Before on DVD’ store, offers 2000+ titles that never go out of stock

Kalaari Capital announces $150m fund to find promising tech startups in India

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There’s more encouraging news for India’s startup scene after Kalaari Capital, a new VC fund formed by the partners behind Indo US Venture Partners (IUVP), announced a new $150 million investment fund focused on finding and encouraging early-stage technology companies. The money — which comes predominantly from US-based sources —...
Kalaari Capital announces $150m fund to find promising tech startups in India

Verizon’s first-quarter iPhone sales reach 3.2 million units as iPhone 4S launch demand subsides

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US mobile operator Verizon revealed today that it sold 3.2 million iPhones in its first financial quarter, helping to contribute towards a strong financial period where it posted $3.91 billion in net income compared to $3.26 billion a year previous. The statistic was divulged during the company’s financial earnings call, where...
Verizon’s first-quarter iPhone sales reach 3.2 million units as iPhone 4S launch demand subsides

Vodafone makes play for UK pre-pay market with Nearly New scheme

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The UK has one of the highest levels of smartphone ownership in the world – 58 percent, according to a recent update from telecoms regulator Ofcom – but Vodafone clearly doesn’t think that’s enough. The operator has just launched a ‘Nearly New’ program, employing discounts on barely-used handsets as a...
Vodafone makes play for UK pre-pay market with Nearly New scheme

5 social media toolkit essentials

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How best to manage your channels? Here's help with scheduling updates, measuring key terms and hashtag reach - and moreSocial media as a marketing channel is now virtually a must for businesses of all shapes and sizes. However, one of the unrecognised hurdles of social media is the complexity required...
5 social media toolkit essentials

AMD's 'sweet spot' Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 graphics cards get reviewed, recommended

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AMD's Radeon HD 7000-series onslaught continues, with still no 28nm retort from NVIDIA. The latest offerings are the 7870 priced at $349, and the 7850 priced at $249. Both are based on the Pitcairn GPU and hog the mainstream gamer spot below the Tahiti-based 79xx cards and far above...
AMD's 'sweet spot' Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 graphics cards get reviewed, recommended

Samsung Galaxy S 4 wireless charging pad, cover arrive in US with Qi standard

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We already knew Samsung’s latest flagship would eventually support wireless charging and a month after launch, it does. On Thursday, Samsung announced availability of both a wireless charging pad and back cover for the Samsung Galaxy S 4. With the cover attached, the phone can rest on the plugged-in charging...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 wireless charging pad, cover arrive in US with Qi standard

Report: Yahoo eager to close $1.1 billion cash deal for Tumblr by Sunday evening

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Tumblr’s fate could be decided Sunday by Yahoo’s board of directors. AllThingsD reported late Friday that Yahoo is closing in on a $1.1 billion deal for the site, moving quickly to cement what would be the biggest deal of CEO Marissa Mayer’s tenure at the venerable but lackluster internet pioneer....
Report: Yahoo eager to close $1.1 billion cash deal for Tumblr by Sunday evening

Aperion Audio Intimus 4T Summit touts uncompressed surround sound without the cords

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See that little box next to those huge speakers? That's Aperion Audio's ticket to what's reportedly a no-compromise approach to wireless home theater. The Intimus 4T Summit Wireless is billed as the only system of its kind to transmit uncompressed 24-bit, 96KHz audio to its 5.1- or 7.1-channel speaker...
Aperion Audio Intimus 4T Summit touts uncompressed surround sound without the cords
Current-gen gaming consoles in over half of US homes, digital purchases on the rise
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