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How would you sell your town on eBay? | Open thread

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An abandoned Tuscan village has been put on eBay for a cool €2.5m. Give as an auction description for the place you liveFrustrated at the lack of interest in the abandoned village it owns, deep in the Tuscan countryside, a religious order has put the whole thing up for sale...
How would you sell your town on eBay? | Open thread
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Apparently Everyone Got Bored with Draw Something

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Draw Something's users are steadily declining. (appdata.com) Less than a month ago we reported that Draw Something had ousted Angry Birds from the highly coveted top paid app spot, but it would appear that success was really Draw Something's plateau: just six weeks after Zynga acquired the New York-based app...
Apparently Everyone Got Bored with Draw Something

‘Photo and video’ is the fastest growing mobile app category, according to Flurry report

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Mobile analytics company Flurry has published some pretty interesting insights on the growing popularity of apps by category, revealing that ‘photo and video’ is the fastest growing in terms of time spent using them. Flurry tapped a sample of 8 million mobile users across all application categories, with its analytics...
‘Photo and video’ is the fastest growing mobile app category, according to Flurry report

Last-minute nerves? Wall Street digests dip in Facebook numbers

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Facebook gave investors something to ponder ahead of its mid-May IPO, when it filed an amended S-1 to report lower quarterly revenue and net income for the first three months of 2012. Where has the money gone? Look under its hood, strip away its go-faster stripes and you see Facebook...
Last-minute nerves? Wall Street digests dip in Facebook numbers

HP reports fiscal Q1 revenue of $30.04 billion, below $30.7 billion expectation

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Today HP released its fiscal first quarter earnings. It’s revenues for the period were $30.04 billion, down from $32.3 billion last quarter, its net income was $1.47 billion, and its earnings per share was $0.73. Analysts had anticipated 87 cents per share in profit. HP itself has forcasted that it will earn...
HP reports fiscal Q1 revenue of $30.04 billion, below $30.7 billion expectation
Apple Reports Disappointing Mac Sales Despite Retina MacBook Release: 4 Million Units Sold In Q3 2012

LinkedIn Passes 150 Million Users, Reports Strong 4th Quarter

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LinkedIn has crossed the 150 million user plateau and today reported a strong 4th quarter that beat Wall Street Estimates. In its earnings announcement today, LinkedIn reported revenue of $167.7 million, a 105 percent increase over the $81.7 million it earned in Q4 of 2010. It also reported 4th... Please...
LinkedIn Passes 150 Million Users, Reports Strong 4th Quarter

JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson Says Online Retailing Will Plateau -- Just Like Catalogs Once Did

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JCPenney CEO and former Apple retail chief Ron Johnson was interviewed today at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference. He talked a bit about the future of retail -- both online and offline. He said that if he had to choose between an online-only store or a brick-and-mortar retailer, "I take a physical...
JCPenney CEO Ron Johnson Says Online Retailing Will Plateau -- Just Like Catalogs Once Did

Facebook's Slide Deck Explaining Its So-So Second Quarter

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Facebook gave its first earnings report to Wall Street today, and the numbers were just OK. Here's how the company explains what happened. It's not easy being a public company. Every bump and divot in the road gets recorded in the price of your company's shares. Today, Facebook reported that...
Facebook's Slide Deck Explaining Its So-So Second Quarter

NZ Copyright Industry Claims New 'Three Strikes' Law Halved Movie Infringements After One Month: So What?

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The implicit justification for various new copyright enforcement laws, such as the "three strikes" approach, is that they will encourage people to buy more authorized digital goods and thus support artists and their works. Naturally, those in favor of this logic like to produce figures that purport to show that...
NZ Copyright Industry Claims New 'Three Strikes' Law Halved Movie Infringements After One Month: So What?

Why Gilt Should Spin Off Its Growth Businesses

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Yes, flash sale purveyor Gilt Groupe should sell stakes in its side businesses to outside investors. This is not just a crazy idea I just cooked up. The company regularly fields approaches from VCs and investors to this effect, and according to several people involved, Gilt is seriously entertaining them....
Why Gilt Should Spin Off Its Growth Businesses
Will $40 million in Series B and a $250 million valuation help Path rise to its potential?
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LinkedIn growing revenue at higher rate than Apple and Facebook (infographic)

Is big data just a fad, or something much more profound?

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“The field of [big data] draws on findings from statistics, databases, and artificial intelligence to construct tools that let users gain insight from massive data sets.” - Michael Pazzani, Intelligent Systems Pazzani’s quote was originally published in February 1999 and did not reference big data; it referenced knowledge discovery and...
Is big data just a fad, or something much more profound?

A Wishlist of Features for the Next Round of Cellphones

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As mobile phones reach a plateau of innovation, what can we expect from the next generation of mobile devices? Here's a wishlist of six features that could help move mobile technology forward....
A Wishlist of Features for the Next Round of Cellphones

Will tomorrow be the summit of Apple’s climb or will they continue to reign from on high?

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Steve Jobs & Co. have come a long way. In Jobs’ own words at D8 last week: “[Apple] was 90 days from going bankrupt” when he took over [again]. Today, Apple is the most valuable technology company in the world. Everything has gone according to Jobs’ plan to this point,...
Will tomorrow be the summit of Apple’s climb or will they continue to reign from on high?

Has Augmented Reality Peaked?

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Sorry for the attention grabbing title, but remember how we all celebrated when augmented reality passed virtual reality on Google trends, showing an exponential growth rate? (source) Well, it sure looked promising back last September, but since then, the interest in AR has stopped increasing, at least when measured is...
Has Augmented Reality Peaked?
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