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Panasonic's 2013 Q1: things are looking up with a $164 million profit

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Panasonic's financial year runs from summer to summer, so its first-quarter results for 2013 just hit the wire. The figures proudly show that the company has managed to turn around the losses it suffered so badly in the previous period -- with $23 billion in turnover generating a tidy...
Panasonic's 2013 Q1: things are looking up with a $164 million profit
Samsung introduces 'world's first' curved OLED TV

Facebook’s IPO: What does it mean for you?

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Wondering what Facebook’s upcoming initial public offering of stock means for you? The Post’s business editors turned to our investment columnist Barry Ritholtz for some plain talk on the stock sale: I’m a regular Joe investor, should I clear out my piggy bank to buy Facebook shares? Read full...
Facebook’s IPO: What does it mean for you?

Police Raid 9-Year-Old Pirate Bay Girl, Confiscate Winnie The Pooh Laptop

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Very soon in the United States, letters will be sent out to Internet account holders informing them that they should stop sharing copyrighted material on BitTorrent. The message in the US from mainstream rightsholders is designed to be educational, but more aggressive companies carry out the same process but with...
Police Raid 9-Year-Old Pirate Bay Girl, Confiscate Winnie The Pooh Laptop
Fortumo Brings Its Mobile Payments To Windows 8 -- Carrier Billing FTW!

Intel claims chassis design breakthrough could mean cheaper Ultrabooks, eventually

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If your heart says Ultrabook, but your bank says ultra broke, this may be welcome news. Intel claims to have had a breakthrough in chassis design that might point prices of the slim line laptops in a southerly direction. Using existing plastics, and some internal rearrangement aka "structural reduction...
Intel claims chassis design breakthrough could mean cheaper Ultrabooks, eventually

It’s Start-Up Chile Demo Day: Here are the 32 startups pitching today

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Today is Start-Up Chile‘s Demo Day in Santiago, and the first big opportunity for some of the international teams who had been selected last September to present their progression to a selected audience. As you may know, they have spent the last few months in Chile, thanks to a $40,000 grant...
It’s Start-Up Chile Demo Day: Here are the 32 startups pitching today

Rovio Product Wizard Julien Fourgeaud Goes Poof

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Rovio’s Julien Fourgeaud, who held the title of New Product Wizard, has resigned from the Finnish mobile games company. The executive, who was in charge of the company’s digital services strategy, also previously held the title of “bad piggy bank manager and magician.” Fourgeaund told All Things D he is...
Rovio Product Wizard Julien Fourgeaud Goes Poof

iPhone piggy bank predicts how well you'll do in life

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Feed this box with 500-yen coins, stick to your savings plan, and keep your avatar in fine fettle. [Read more]...
iPhone piggy bank predicts how well you'll do in life

Apple’s dividend news could pressure Amazon and Google to return cash to investors

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While Apple’s plans announced today to return billions to its investors via share buyback and dividend actions are critical news, they are hardly revolutionary. In fact, the news underscores the fact that Apple, in this specific area, has been lagging its wealthy peers for some time. In August of 2011 TNW...
Apple’s dividend news could pressure Amazon and Google to return cash to investors

Roosterbank: Smart, online piggybanking for kids

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UK-based startup Roosterbank is working on changing the way kids and parents negotiate the issue of pocket-money. If you’re a young TNW reader and you think you’re getting short-changed on your pocket-money this may be of interest to you. Also – get off my lawn, wait ’til you meet the...
Roosterbank: Smart, online piggybanking for kids

Can Amazon's Virtual Currency Pay Off Where Facebook Credits Failed?

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Amazon today unveiled Amazon Coins, a new virtual currency that will be used for purchasing apps, games and in-app items on Kindle Fire in the U.S. The virtual currency sounds a lot like the defunct Facebook Credits. Facebook originally launched Credits in 2011, but 18 months later it began moving developers away...
Can Amazon's Virtual Currency Pay Off Where Facebook Credits Failed?

SigFig Rolls Out a Smarter Piggy Bank to Help People Invest More Wisely

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San Francisco-based SigFig is rolling out a new type of investment service that makes managing investment portfolios way easier. Users enter their 401(k), IRA, brokerage and advisor account information on the site, which then pulls together all of the investments into a single dashboard. From there, it can identify high brokerage fees,...
SigFig Rolls Out a Smarter Piggy Bank to Help People Invest More Wisely

Western Digital MyBook Thunderbolt Duo is available now starting at $600

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Back at Macworld, we laid our peepers on Western Digital's MyBook Thunderbolt Duo and were able to take a demo setup for a quick spin. Now, the dual-wielding external HDDs are officially on the market. You can snag 4TB (2x 2TB) and 6TB (2x 3TB) versions of this "über-fast"...
Western Digital MyBook Thunderbolt Duo is available now starting at $600

Why It's Better to Win the Twitter Lottery

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Grab a crinkled $5 bill out of the piggy bank and rush to your neighborhood 7-Eleven. Throw it down on the counter, and tell the cashier what kind of lottery ticket you want. In that moment, you're choosing to ignore the fact that you most likely will be throwing away...
Why It's Better to Win the Twitter Lottery

Coursera Aims To Make America's Higher Ed System Interactive And Public, Secures $22 Million

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The dream of two Stanford professors of making America’s higher education system interactive and universally accessible just got one step closer, with an extra $3.7 million in funding ($22mm total) and 13 new university partners, including Caltech and Duke. “I think the reason for the huge enrollments is that these...
Coursera Aims To Make America's Higher Ed System Interactive And Public, Secures $22 Million
Apple's cash hoard reaches $137 billion

Mobile is magic for small business

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With the increasing convenience and availability of mobile technology, small businesses are finding it easier to compete. The Small Business Mobility Report by CDW found that nearly all respondents -- 94% -- agreed that their use of mobile devices for work tasks has made them more efficient. This efficiency boost...
Mobile is magic for small business
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