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Galaxy S III sales surge since iPhone 5's release

www.electronista.com
Samsung's Galaxy S III appears to have surged in sales following both Apple's $1.05 billion court victory and the revelation of the iPhone 5. This according to Localytics, which tracked sales of the Galaxy S III over the past four three months, finding that Samsung's flagship Android phone saw sales...
Galaxy S III sales surge since iPhone 5's release

Eidos mask and goggles allow you to adjust your sight and hearing on the fly

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Sight and hearing are arguably our two most important senses, but they're also arguably our two most variable ones as well. A new project created by art students, dubbed Eidos, allows you to manually adjust your sight and hearing on the fly, changing and enhancing the perception of the two...
Eidos mask and goggles allow you to adjust your sight and hearing on the fly

Facebook's Copycat Tendencies: A Sign of Strength, not Weakness

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The tipping point for Facebook was back in Spring 2007. The site had only been open to the non-college/highschool world at large for less than a year, and was just finally overcoming the broader “isn’t that just a site for college kids?” stigma. That’s also about the time Facebook...
Facebook's Copycat Tendencies: A Sign of Strength, not Weakness
HTC CEO Peter Chou Reflects On A Rough 2012, Says 2013 "Won't Be Too Bad"
BitTorrent accelerator fights off piracy reputation with innovation

This New Startup Is Changing The Way We See File Sharing And Its App Isn't Even Out Yet (FB)

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Sharing files has always been an integral part of the Internet. During the past few years, some file sharing services have complicated the exchange, making it difficult for users to easily share things with others.    Pipe, a brand new Facebook app that we showed you recently is setting out to...
This New Startup Is Changing The Way We See File Sharing And Its App Isn't Even Out Yet (FB)

Social discovery service bitly raises $15M round led by Khosla Ventures

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Known to most for its link shortening service, bitly has raised another $15 million aimed at changing that perception. Bitly, a betaworks company, wants to be the “primary online service for sharing and discovering interesting content.” The new round, led by Khosla Ventures’ Vinod Khosla, was announced Tuesday with existing...
Social discovery service bitly raises $15M round led by Khosla Ventures
The Ecosystem Of Hype
Business Cloud Computing: Privacy Is Just As Important As Security

Salesforce to Seek Four-for-One Stock Split

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Salesforce.com just filed a preliminary proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that includes a proposal to seek shareholder approval for an increase in the number of authorized shares of the company. If approved, the measure would have the effect of splitting Salesforce shares on a four-for-one basis....
Salesforce to Seek Four-for-One Stock Split

Your newest source for magazine subscriptions? It could be the USPS

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It is a peculiar proposal to help save two struggling industries – Columbia Journalism Review reports that the United States Postal Service (USPS) is considering selling magazine subscriptions on its website and in stores through QR codes as part of a plan to bolster excitement around the mailbox. Documents from the Mailers’...
Your newest source for magazine subscriptions? It could be the USPS

CEO Bloggers: To Blog or Not to Blog

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Editor’s note: Contributor Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the founder and CEO of WatchMojo, he hosts a show on business and has published books on success.  Follow him @ashkan. “Where do you get the time to write so much as a company CEO, and more importantly, shouldn’t you be closing deals or doing something more useful?”...
CEO Bloggers: To Blog or Not to Blog

Open Letter To Twitter. My suggestion for how to Kick-Ass (Facebook ass that is)

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Twitter needs to get in touch with its inner Kool Moe Dee. Dear Team Twitter, Last week at Facebook’s f8 developers conference, Facebook got a lot of attention for launching the ability to mark anything on the Web as something that you like, creating a kind of Facebook owned overlay...
Open Letter To Twitter. My suggestion for how to Kick-Ass (Facebook ass that is)

Credit Karma's New Credit Monitoring App For iOS Shoots Up App Store Charts

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Credit Karma, the online credit monitoring service backed by $3 million from SV Angel, Founders Fund and others, has shot up to become the #1 Financial app in the Apple App Store and #22 overall, only a day after its mobile debut. Like its online counterpart, Credit Karma Mobile brings credit...
Credit Karma's New Credit Monitoring App For iOS Shoots Up App Store Charts
Google Ventures' Joe Kraus: 'We're creating a culture of distraction'

Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says

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If indeed the ambitious video conferencing startups of the world like Vidyo and Blue Jeans Network were supposed to have messed up the business plans of established players in that world by now, you certainly couldn’t have proved it by looking at the earnings results just put up by Polycom....
Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says

Windows 8 sucks: Perception or reality?

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Computers just aren't selling like they used to, and many critics, analysts, and longtime Windows users point the blame finger at one culprit in particular: Windows 8. Nobody's using Windows 8, they say. It's worse than New Coke, they say. PC shipments are cratering and it's all Windows 8's...
Windows 8 sucks: Perception or reality?

File-Sharing Prospers Despite Tougher Laws

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Most probably due to Sweden’s historic connections with The Pirate Bay, many Swedes consider file-sharing to be an activity deeply embedded in popular culture. Determined to break the plundering habits of these misguided souls, the US movie and recording industries have continuously meddled in the country, lobbying for tougher responses...
File-Sharing Prospers Despite Tougher Laws

CrowdStar No Longer Developing Social Games for Facebook

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CrowdStar’s CEO Peter Relan said in an interview that the longtime social games maker is no longer developing for Facebook. Instead, the company is focused on building games for smartphones. “We are maintaining the old games, like Happy Aquarium, but we don’t build new Facebook PC games any more —...
CrowdStar No Longer Developing Social Games for Facebook
What Games Are: The Reviewers Are Wrong About OUYA

With "Experts," Klout Wants to Make Influence Matter in Online Q&A

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For some time I’ve thought that Klout, the social startup that aims to measure online influence, makes a certain amount of sense as a business product. The ability for a brand to keep track of the social reach of consumers could be useful, perhaps in catering to them with offers...
With "Experts," Klout Wants to Make Influence Matter in Online Q&A

A Responsible Citizen Not Only Shares Culture, But Destroys The Copyright Industries

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“Honest.” This word was used by the copyright industry, to try to get citizens to do their bidding. Honest. Could you believe that today? This industry dared take that word in their mouths? For some time, it may actually have worked. Not for us who worked with technology and knew...
A Responsible Citizen Not Only Shares Culture, But Destroys The Copyright Industries

People Get Pissed Off About OpenStack And That's Why It Will Survive

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The ranters are out in force this afternoon about Red Hat announcing the preview of its OpenStack distribution. It’s like OpenStack inserted a lightning rod into my TweeetDeck stream. OpenStack really pisses people off.  You either despise it or love it. And that’s why the open cloud effort will survive....
People Get Pissed Off About OpenStack And That's Why It Will Survive
Why I Hate Facebook (FB)
Will there be an Amazon of Europe?

Sheryl Sandberg To Jon Stewart: 'Blunt Truth Is Men Still Run The World And I'm Not Sure That's Going That Well' (FB)

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Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was on The Daily Show to talk about her book, "Lean In." In an entertaining conversation with Jon Stewart, she talks about why she wrote the book and the differences between the world's perception of men and women. Here's are the two extended clips posted to...
Sheryl Sandberg To Jon Stewart: 'Blunt Truth Is Men Still Run The World And I'm Not Sure That's Going That Well' (FB)

Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"

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Everybody wants their own app store and cloud, and Valve is no different. The source of many of the greatest games in the past few years (Portal 1 and 2, people!), Valve’s Steam game platform has become renowned for its ease of use in buying games and the Source game...
Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"

Dell Buys Wyse to Continue Evolution to 'Not Really a PC Company'

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Michael Dell wants to change the perception of the Dell brand to extend beyond the PC market, and the acquisition of Wyse grows Dell's portfolio to do just that....
Dell Buys Wyse to Continue Evolution to 'Not Really a PC Company'

Is there a greater risk of cyber attack over the holidays?

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With Christmas only a few days a way, most businesses will be shutting down for a holiday break at the close of business today. It should be a time of peace and relaxation--a time to reflect on the year that has slipped away, and to envision goals for the...
Is there a greater risk of cyber attack over the holidays?

4 keys for IP protection

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Do you think data breaches are up or down in 2011 compared to 2007 or 2008? The official answer may surprise you. According to DatalossDB and the 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report [PDF link] by Verizon, the number of records compromised per year has been decreasing since its 2008 peak....
4 keys for IP protection
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