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Time to Start Looking for a Buyer, Palm?

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So much for Palm’s (PALM) big recovery. This morning the company lowered its fiscal-year revenue forecast and warned of an ugly 30 percent shortfall in its current quarter. Palm expects third quarter revenue to be between $285 million and $310 million — signifigantly less than the $425.4 million analysts had...
Time to Start Looking for a Buyer, Palm?
Windows 8 adoption reportedly growing more slowly than Windows 7
'SimCity' for Mac delayed until August

Real-Time Research: iOS Dominates Over Android When It Comes To Usage, Says Chitika

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Android, by most accounts, is proving to be the most popular smartphone platform when it comes to devices getting sold today — partly due to the sheer variety of devices and price points that are out there. But a new research tool that tracks usage in real-time shows that when...
Real-Time Research: iOS Dominates Over Android When It Comes To Usage, Says Chitika

Regional settings and clicking a number to call in IE9

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Dialing numbers listed on websites is supposed to be an easy task on Windows Phone. The OS basically highlights the numbers (like a hyperlink) and when you tap them, you get the standard "Edit phone number" screen and the option to call said number. The system is based on...
Regional settings and clicking a number to call in IE9

Andy Bechtolsheim on Google Mafia

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“When people are part of a new company that gets very successful very quickly, such as Google (but this effect is by no means limited to Google), they sometimes confuse the root of this success and incorrectly assume that the success was due to their own actions. They then want...
Andy Bechtolsheim on Google Mafia

Google Said to Have Already Submitted Native iOS Maps App to Apple

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Amid major criticism of Apple's new Maps app for iOS 6 that replaces the Google-powered app included on the iPhone since 2007, multiple sources are now reporting that Google already has a separate Maps app for iOS ready to go and in fact already submitted to Apple. The first report...
Google Said to Have Already Submitted Native iOS Maps App to Apple

After iPhone 5, iOS makes gains at AT&T and Verizon

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Apple sold more than half of the smartphones in the U.S. between mid-October (just after the iPhone 5 hit stores) and the end of November, according to a new research report published Monday by Kantar Worldpanel Comtech. While Apple’s rise during one of its historically strongest periods — right after the...
After iPhone 5, iOS makes gains at AT&T and Verizon

What's up with special access: the $12B surcharge on Sprint and T-Mo?

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Sprint and T-Mobile are rejoicing, as are many other rural telcos and other companies that are reliant on buying access back to the Internet from circuits that are primarily owned by AT&T and Verizon. On Wednesday night the Federal Communications Commission said that it would halt the deregulation of the...
What's up with special access: the $12B surcharge on Sprint and T-Mo?

3 Habits For Managing Your Social Media Footprint

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"It's incredibly easy these days to get your thoughts out from your brain to the screens of people everywhere, and it's critical you take the time to pause when you feel emotions stirring. It's not just big brands and celebrities who make these missteps. More than ever you are judged...
3 Habits For Managing Your Social Media Footprint

Help the SEC Crowdsource Its Crowdfunding Rules

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(flickr.com/Sreejith K) The JOBS Act is a done deal, and as we reported last week, that means the doors to early-stage startup investment are about to swing wide open. But before everyone runs to their favorite crowdfunding platform, the SEC needs to come up with some rules. They’ve got...
Help the SEC Crowdsource Its Crowdfunding Rules

Feel like flying? Brooklyn’s Bitbanger Labs brings lucid dreaming to the masses with the Remee

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About the only time in life when I’m away from technology is while I’m asleep, but I would be willing to change that if I thought that it was possible to control my dreams and have experiences constrained only by my imagination. Steve and Duncan from Brooklyn’s Bitbanger Labs have designed a...
Feel like flying? Brooklyn’s Bitbanger Labs brings lucid dreaming to the masses with the Remee

How to Have a Productive First Week in a New Job as a Remote Employee

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One of the most difficult periods in any job is the first few weeks, while you are getting to know your team, the company and your new job. It can be a difficult time for any employee, but it can be even more difficult for employees who are working in...
How to Have a Productive First Week in a New Job as a Remote Employee
DEAR APPLE: Now That You're Secretly Emailing Journalists, I'd Love To Hear From You!
Some comatose brains remain active, but can't enable conscious actions

Pay-TV Sector Posts Worst Subscriber Trends in Four Years

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Pay-TV Sector Posts Worst Subscriber Trends in Four Years: Todd Spangler on the most recent cable television numbers: Q1 is historically one of the strongest periods for pay TV providers. But the 176,000 net adds in the most recent quarter came in at less than half the totals for the...
Pay-TV Sector Posts Worst Subscriber Trends in Four Years

Following Thefts, Luxury Car-Sharing Service HiGear Acquired By Rent2Buy

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San Francisco-based HiGear, a peer-to-peer car-sharing service for luxury vehicles, has been acquired. The news follows the company’s decision to shut down operations last month, after a criminal ring targeted HiGear, resulting in multiple incidents of theft involving its members’ cars. The criminals stole four cars totaling $400,000 by using stolen identities...
Following Thefts, Luxury Car-Sharing Service HiGear Acquired By Rent2Buy

10 Real-World Things To Consider Before Scaling Your Startup

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What could possibly be bad about scaling up your startup? If you're thinking about growth because the demand is there, you're clearly doing something right. But a rush to ramp up too soon can lead to serious growing pains, especially in the human resources and accounting departments. We asked 10...
10 Real-World Things To Consider Before Scaling Your Startup

Arizona lawmakers push for Amazon to collect sales tax

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Arizona and Amazon appear to be at loggerheads. Legislators in Arizona are reportedly pushing forward with a plan to have online retailers like Amazon.com collect sales tax, part of an ongoing battle between the online retailer and cash-strapped states, reports The Associated Press. As we previously reported, the state of...
Arizona lawmakers push for Amazon to collect sales tax

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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The comment voted most insightful this week is a response to a comment on our post about US Copyright Register Maria Pallante claiming that copyright is "for the artist first and for the nation second." The commenter argued that she was correct, and people were making up the idea that...
Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

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Yammer, a company that has Twitter-like properties to assist companies to create better communication throughout its ranks, has launched a new dashboard analytics tool which gives employees a deeper look into what’s happening in their network. The tool is supposed to help employers understand who is using the tool and...
Enterprise social network Yammer announces dashboard analytics for employees

From the archive, 11 July 1955: Reflections from a cab rank

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A taxi driver always knows where he is going; his big trouble is that he cannot get there and back quickly enough for the next jobEvery motorist is sure that his driving is above average and reproach, and a taxi driver is even more sure than most. He should be....
From the archive, 11 July 1955: Reflections from a cab rank

Phone Maker HTC Reports Tough Quarter and Forecasts Continued Pain Ahead

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Taiwanese phone maker HTC on Monday reported a lackluster fourth quarter and predicted a further drop in sales and profit margins amid strong competition. For the fourth quarter, HTC said it earned 10.94 billion Taiwanese dollars, or 13.06 Taiwan dollars per share, on revenue of 101.42 billion Taiwan dollars. That’s...
Phone Maker HTC Reports Tough Quarter and Forecasts Continued Pain Ahead

Netflix never used its $1 million algorithm due to engineering costs

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Netflix awarded a $1 million prize to a developer team in 2009 for an algorithm that increased the accuracy of the company's recommendation engine by 10 percent. But today it doesn't use the million-dollar code, and has no plans to implement it in the future, Netflix announced on its blog...
Netflix never used its $1 million algorithm due to engineering costs
Foursquare updates to include merchant business hours

GOLDMAN: Now Is The Time To Buy Apple Stock (AAPL)

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Apple stock is down 13.4% since it reached its all time high on September 21, and Goldman Sachs analyst Bill Shope thinks enough is enough. In a note he calls the stock "oversold," and says he's expecting a big bounce back to end the year. He believes the stock is...
GOLDMAN: Now Is The Time To Buy Apple Stock (AAPL)

Selling Stock Post-IPO

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Google was unusual in that it had 3 lock up periods: a 30 day lockup, a 90 day lockup, and the 180 day lockup. The idea was to let pre-IPO stock (and option) holders sell 5% of their holdings after 30 days, an additional 10% after 90 days and any...
Selling Stock Post-IPO
Sony's HMZ-T2 3D Personal 3D Viewer looks good but wears bad (hands-on)

The White House Wants To Hear From You Concerning Its Strategy For Intellectual Property Enforcement

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Victoria Espinel, the White House's Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, has announced the opening of a public comment period for people to give their thoughts to the administration on what it should be doing about "intellectual property enforcement." As always happens with "public comment" periods, expect large filings from big special...
The White House Wants To Hear From You Concerning Its Strategy For Intellectual Property Enforcement
Nest thermostat update tracks the sun to keep temperatures steady
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