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Apple Doesn't Have To Worry About Carriers Cutting iPhone Subsidies For At Least 2 Years

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All the fears about carriers cutting subsidies for the iPhone in the near future are completely overblown, according to a top Apple analyst. Gene Munster of Piper Jaffray writes in a new research note that the current carrier subsidy model will remain in place for at least another 2-3 years....
Apple Doesn't Have To Worry About Carriers Cutting iPhone Subsidies For At Least 2 Years

CHARTS: Why Long Videos Are Better For Advertisers Than Short Ones

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Before advertisers choose what kind of online videos they're investing ad dollars in, they might want to look at these statistics. Even though the vast majority of online ads are pre-rolls that come before short videos play, it is the ads embedded in long videos are where the money is....
CHARTS: Why Long Videos Are Better For Advertisers Than Short Ones

Leaked BlackBerry 10 roadmap outlines release dates

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A leaked image of a proposed roadmap appears to show the release windows for Research In Motion's now-delayed BlackBerry 10 devices. The roadmap, acquired by BlackBerryOS.com, shows that the company plans a 4G-enabled version of its PlayBook, and a 10-inch tablet, as well as the company's previously revealed touchscreen and...
Leaked BlackBerry 10 roadmap outlines release dates
VMware Confirms Its Amazon Web Services Competitor, Hybrid Cloud Services, To Be Led By Bill Fathers From Savvis

Google Maps North Korea

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Google Inc. on Tuesday revised its Google Maps application to add information for North Korea, which has been blank since it started providing maps online and for mobile devices eight years ago, and included outlines of some of the country’s notorious, city-sized prison camps. The information for the North Korea...
Google Maps North Korea

Amazon sets sights on cloud cost sprawl

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Amazon is making it easier for companies to track and price out the cloud services they’re deploying with a new cost allocation process. The fact that Amazon Web Services are so inexpensive and easy to spin up is both a blessing and a curse for companies. A blessing because internal...
Amazon sets sights on cloud cost sprawl

Google Buzz Now Collapses Long Comment Threads

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In a move that aims to fix one of the most common complaints about Google Buzz, the service has added a feature that automatically collapses long comment threads.Google outlines the changes in a blog post, but the net effect is that for threads with more than 3 new comments...
Google Buzz Now Collapses Long Comment Threads

[REVIEW] Can a Browser App Pop the Internet Filter Bubble?

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The Internet's ability to show us only what we want to see is notorious. We click things we like. Algorithms look at what we've clicked on and deliver more of the same. Author Eli Pariser called it the filter bubble: the sphere of agreeable viewpoints we find ourselves trapped in...
[REVIEW] Can a Browser App Pop the Internet Filter Bubble?

Steve Jobs outlines Flash murder plan for WSJ editors http://bit.ly/9UovAo #gawer #selfpromotion

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Steve Jobs outlines Flash murder plan for WSJ editors http://bit.ly/9UovAo #gawer #selfpromotion

This Email With Mark Zuckerberg Started A Top Facebook Designer's Six-Year Career (FB)

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Jared Morgenstern is one of Facebook's top product designers, working on the e-commerce team after previously building the friend finder. Before Facebook, he was running a startup that was bought up by Buy.com, but was interested in getting into the social space, and spoke frequently with Mark Zuckerberg to bounce...
This Email With Mark Zuckerberg Started A Top Facebook Designer's Six-Year Career (FB)

Jolla says its MeeGo handsets will run Android apps

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Since news of Jolla — a Finnish mobile startup that wants to resurrect Nokia’s abandoned MeeGo software platform with new handsets — first appeared in July, the company has kept a lot of the fine detail under wraps. But that silence left scads of unanswered questions: how was it going...
Jolla says its MeeGo handsets will run Android apps

New iPhone 5 Cases Hint At Major Redesign (AAPL)

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Even though we're about three months away from Apple's next iPhone launch, case manufacturers are already cranking out accessories based on earlier leaks.  We found this "iPhone 5" case for sale on TVC-Mall (via 9to5 Mac and Cydia Blog). The cases cost $1.58 each, but you can buy them in...
New iPhone 5 Cases Hint At Major Redesign (AAPL)

FTC protects journalism’s past

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The Federal Trade Commission has been nosing around how to save journalism and in its just-posted “staff discussion draft” on “potential policy recommendations to support the reinvention of journalism,” it makes its bias clear: The FTC defines journalism as what newspapers do and aligns itself with protecting the old power...
FTC protects journalism’s past

Apple applies for shoe-life sensor patent, puts it in hypothetical brogues

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Nike's running sensor, a detachable piece of tech that connected to a companion iOS app, is the closest that Apple's associated itself to foot metrics so far, but folded inside the company's patent applications for today is this left-field addition, a shoe wear-out sensor. We assume the idea is...
Apple applies for shoe-life sensor patent, puts it in hypothetical brogues

Patent Peace: Yahoo and Facebook in Advanced Negotiations to Settle Fractious Infringement Lawsuits

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Top execs at Yahoo and Facebook have been hammering out the outlines of a deal over the last several days to end their contentious patent infringement litigation, according to multiple sources close to the situation. While that could change, sources said a settlement could come within the next weeks...
Patent Peace: Yahoo and Facebook in Advanced Negotiations to Settle Fractious Infringement Lawsuits

Google Swears It's Hired Zero Shills, While Oracle Continues Hollering Foul Play

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Judge Alsup Earlier this month, Judge William Alsup issued a demand for both parties in the Google v. Oracle patent dispute: Provide a list of any bloggers, journalists, or other commentators on the payroll. Paid Content reports that the two companies have now filed their responses. Google insists it’s on the...
Google Swears It's Hired Zero Shills, While Oracle Continues Hollering Foul Play

As HP Outlines 5-Year Recovery Plan, Its Stock Price Crashes To A 9-Year Low

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Watch out below! HP’s stock is tumbling to new lows as the company lays out its 5-year recovery program. Wall Street clearly doesn’t like what it’s hearing either. HP’s stock opened at 17.35 and maintained this price until it suddenly, nearly violently, crashed to where it sits now at 10%...
As HP Outlines 5-Year Recovery Plan, Its Stock Price Crashes To A 9-Year Low

Apple's iOS 6 3D Flyovers aim to be more helpful, less creepy than Google Street View

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Apple is incorporating advanced 3D imaging to bring a variety of new features to iOS users, from building outlines to topographical terrain to fully rendered 3D models that not only replace Google's StreetView, but offer to provide 360 degree views across neighborhoods, behind buildings and even off roads....
Apple's iOS 6 3D Flyovers aim to be more helpful, less creepy than Google Street View
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Mayer: Yahoo's future is personalization for content, ads

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Yahoo CEO outlines that the company's mobile strategy will be centered on "daily habits." [Read more]...
Mayer: Yahoo's future is personalization for content, ads

The Leggiest Creature On Earth Lives Near Silicon Valley

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The leggiest animal in the world can have up to 750 legs and lives in northern California, on the outskirts of Silicon Valley. The bizarre creature is the millipede Illacme plenipes. First spotted in 1928, the Illacme plenipes was thought to be extinct until entomologist Paul Marek from the University of Arizona...
The Leggiest Creature On Earth Lives Near Silicon Valley

Kisai Stencil LCD watch keeps it vague, outlines the time (video)

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The Kisai Stencil is the latest fan-submitted design to make it through to Tokyo Flash's online shelves. It brandishes the same always-on LCD display of its stablemates, with the time displayed through a combination of lines and dots, with the digits taking up the full width of the watch's...
Kisai Stencil LCD watch keeps it vague, outlines the time (video)

Review Roundup: North Korea's Gulag System (on Google Maps)

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Google today updated Google Maps, adding information for North Korea -- and more of note included outlines of some of the country's prison camps....
Review Roundup: North Korea's Gulag System (on Google Maps)

Google updates Maps for 10 European countries and regions, claims 27.9 million miles of road under its belt

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Google's just flipped the switch on updates for its maps of ten European countries and regions: Andorra, Bulgaria, Estonia, Gibraltar, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain. As part of Page And Co.'s Ground Truth project, the refresh increases the accuracy and detail of maps by combining human input...
Google updates Maps for 10 European countries and regions, claims 27.9 million miles of road under its belt

Facebook meets Excel: Microsoft seeks patent on social networking inside spreadsheets

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Last year, a Facebook application called HardlyWork.in made news by providing an alternative interface for the social network — putting a user’s Facebook news feed inside a fake Excel spreadsheet, aiming to make it easier for desk jockeys to discreetly check and post to Facebook while appearing to work. Turns...
Facebook meets Excel: Microsoft seeks patent on social networking inside spreadsheets
Android 4.0 UI stencils aim to make app mock-ups easy

7 new iPhone photography apps that you should download now

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Here at The Next Web, we’re big fans of iPhoneography, and are always on the look out for new, interesting apps that make the art of taking photos using your iPhone easier, more enjoyable, and gives you a variety of ways to share those photos with others. From the Instagram-inspired...
7 new iPhone photography apps that you should download now

iPad art gets real with Foldify app

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This year saw the rise of iOS apps for the creatively oriented, with highlights like the beautifully made Paper for iPad. But the theme of many of these type of apps is that they encourage art in a digital medium. Foldify, a new iPad app set to go live on Thursday,...
iPad art gets real with Foldify app

Cheapest iPad Outselling Most Expensive Version More Than Two To One

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And you thought that Apple shoppers had no budget. That infamous and adored iPad is on sale, and people are snapping up the cheap ones.Data collected by AAPL Sanity [via]  outlines the orders of iPads thus far: more than two-thirds WiFi only, and an even split among the storage options. To...
Cheapest iPad Outselling Most Expensive Version More Than Two To One
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