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The Verge Mobile Show 031 - January 2nd, 2013

Facebook drops, kissing IPO price before rebounding

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In a nail-biting bit of trading, Facebook landed at the $38 mark, and sat there, almost falling below its IPO price. The company had spiked as high as $43.20 this morning, according to Google Finance, but settled quickly. Zynga’s plunge and halt could not have helped. Here’s the chart, as...
Facebook drops, kissing IPO price before rebounding
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DealBook: Groupon Shares Hit New Low in Latest Plunge

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Shares in Groupon plummeted more than 5.5 percent, raising questions about the viability of the daily deals site....
DealBook: Groupon Shares Hit New Low in Latest Plunge

THIS IS BAD NEWS: Look What Happened The Last Time A Website Had A Real-Time CEO Wealth Meter

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In the world of ranking rich people, the big news of the day is Bloomberg's new real-time billionaire tracker, which will attempt update every day the wealth of the 20 richest people in the world. The idea, presumably, is that enough of them have their wealth in public vehicles...
THIS IS BAD NEWS: Look What Happened The Last Time A Website Had A Real-Time CEO Wealth Meter

Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

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Suggesting that reviews of Windows 8 have been mixed is a bit of an understatement, but you don't have to take my word for it; Microsoft's bold new operating system is available right now, and if you spend some time with it I wager there are elements of the...
Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

'Facebook Funds' Plunge

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Facebook's sharp fall has had an outsized impact on funds that made their names as ways for small investors to get exposure to the company....
'Facebook Funds' Plunge

Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

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If you're in the market for a new high-definition desktop monitor, take note: You may be able to pick up a very good Korean-made display for far less money than what you'd spend on, say, an Asus, Dell, HP, or Samsung model. Sure, you'll have to cope with odd product...
Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

There's A Rumor Going Around That Microsoft's Surface Tablet Will Cost Just $199 (MSFT)

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When Microsoft unveiled its first tablet, the Surface, in June, it gave us all the juicy details except for one thing: the price. According to an anonymous tipster on Engadget, Microsoft may launch the Surface starting at a very attractive $199. That's the same price as Amazon's Kindle Fire and...
There's A Rumor Going Around That Microsoft's Surface Tablet Will Cost Just $199 (MSFT)

Apple stock closes down 4.15% in largest point drop plunge

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Apple stock has shifted downward dramatically over the last week, falling from a 52 week high of 644 down to close at 580 today. Today's drop amounted to $25.10, which appeared to be its largest single point drop....
Apple stock closes down 4.15% in largest point drop plunge

Groupon Earnings Miss Big and Sends Stock Into After-Hours Swoon

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Despite a large uptick in the stock earlier today, Groupon’s fourth-quarter results caused its shares to 22 percent plunge in after-hours trading. The Chicago-based company said its revenues were $638.3 million in the three months, just below estimates of $640 million. But the fourth-quarter GAAP loss was 12 cents per...
Groupon Earnings Miss Big and Sends Stock Into After-Hours Swoon

Galaxy S Blaze 4G Lights Up T-Mobile Shelves On March 28

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Word of the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G first broke around the time Team TechCrunch was roaming the cavernous halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES, but at the time T-Mobile wasn’t feeling very talkative about release dates. The mangenta-hued carrier seems to have opened up a bit...
Galaxy S Blaze 4G Lights Up T-Mobile Shelves On March 28

Dow plunges 1,000 points, possibly due to PEBCAK

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Stocks in the US were down 1,000 points earlier today. Initial reports blamed the plunge on fears over debt in Greece, but CNBC is now reporting that the dramatic drop may have been caused by user error. "According to multiple sources, a trader entered a b for billion instead of...
Dow plunges 1,000 points, possibly due to PEBCAK

Curious when Apple products go on sale? This chart tracks when the first and best deals arrive

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Aside from the occasional holiday discount, Apple products usually have notoriously stable prices. However, there are still deals to be had for the diligent shopper. A new chart from Dealnews outlines when the first and best discounts on Apple products have arrived over the past year. Assuming that history repeats...
Curious when Apple products go on sale? This chart tracks when the first and best deals arrive
Another bad day: Facebook shares tumble nearly 10%
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Now You Can Make Your AT&T Galaxy Note Play Nice With T-Mobile HSPA+

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Know what I love about Android hackers? They’ve got moxie. Take a look at these folks on the XDA-developer forums: a user named itsjusttime put up a bounty post offering cold hard cash to whoever could get AT&T’s Galaxy Note I717 up and running on T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network. Now, just...
Now You Can Make Your AT&T Galaxy Note Play Nice With T-Mobile HSPA+

Venture-backed IPOs and mergers decline in 2012 after Facebook's sluggish debut

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Photo via Bigstock Forty nine venture-backed companies completed initial public offerings during 2012, a slight decline over 2011 when 51 companies made the plunge. Nonetheless, the amount of money raised through the offerings — in part driven by Facebook’s big offering from May — mushroomed in 2012 to $21.4 billion....
Venture-backed IPOs and mergers decline in 2012 after Facebook's sluggish debut

Facebook drops below Amazon in value with 11% plunge

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One of the interesting parts of Facebook’s Wall Street debut was the fact that the social network was initially considered more valuable than industry veteran Amazon.com. But no more. Facebook shares fell nearly 11 percent today on the company’s second day of trading, despite broader gains in the stock market....
Facebook drops below Amazon in value with 11% plunge

Edit Your Photos, Play as a Soccer Manager, Use Chrome and More

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Sometimes I want to quit my job and become a photographer. Or a soccer manager. Or a gamer. Or maybe even just a Chrome and Google Voice user. These apps will help me when I decided to make the plunge. More »...
Edit Your Photos, Play as a Soccer Manager, Use Chrome and More

The 7 Things Every Facebook Employee Must Do Before They Quit

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Harry Glaser, a former product manager at Google, has some advice for Facebook employees planning on making an exit from the social networking company. Here's a summary of the bucket list: Meet as many people as possible — especially ones you want to poach. One day, you will want to...
The 7 Things Every Facebook Employee Must Do Before They Quit

Should you upgrade to Windows 8 while it's still $40?

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Thursday marks the last day of January, and this particular flip of the calendar brings about the end of more than just another month. Jan. 31 is the last day you'll be able to pick up an upgrade license to Windows 8 Pro for the dirt-cheap price of $39.99...
Should you upgrade to Windows 8 while it's still $40?

Sony Smart Wireless Headset pro hits retail with $150 price in tow

www.engadget.com
Don't let the name fool you, Sony's Smart Wireless Headset pro won't clip on your ear. That's because it looks and functions more like a traditional MP3 player, using its powers of Bluetooth 2.0 to communicate with compatible Android devices. The two-tone peripheral comes with a headset, four sets...
Sony Smart Wireless Headset pro hits retail with $150 price in tow

T-Mobile to offer prepaid and monthly4G service at participating Dollar General stores

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Don't let Carly's leather skinsuit fool you -- Magenta may be rebranding with a focus on high-speed network flash, but it hasn't forgotten the budget base it's built upon. Starting this July, the operator's bringing its prepaid and monthly4G no contract plans to shoppers at over 6,000 Dollar General...
T-Mobile to offer prepaid and monthly4G service at participating Dollar General stores

Linksys reveals a trio of 802.11ac WiFi routers with beamforming, and a USB adapter to match

www.engadget.com
Like most of its peers, Cisco's Linksys badge started off modestly in the 802.11ac WiFi world last year, offering just one router and one bridge for early adopters. It's taking the complete plunge in 2013 with three new routers and a USB adapter. The AC 1200 (EA6300), AC 1600...
Linksys reveals a trio of 802.11ac WiFi routers with beamforming, and a USB adapter to match

TimesCast Media+Tech: Making Money After the Oscars

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How studios and networks continue to profit after the Academy Awards. Taking social media food photography to the next level. NBC struggles to recover from its ratings plunge....
TimesCast Media+Tech: Making Money After the Oscars

Apple's Record Plunge Into Debt Pool

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Apple Inc. sold the largest corporate-bond deal in history Tuesday, a $17 billion offering investors hungrily gobbled up. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG sold the debt for Apple to investors in all corners of the credit markets, from buyers overseas to municipal-bond investors to portfolio managers who...
Apple's Record Plunge Into Debt Pool

Curiosity closes in on Mars for high-stakes descent

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The $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory rover is closing in on the red planet for a high-stakes plunge to the surface using an untried "sky crane" technique to ensure a pinpoint landing on the floor of Gale Crater. [Read more]...
Curiosity closes in on Mars for high-stakes descent
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G-Form drops an iPod touch in a case from 100,000 feet, rivals Felix's antics (video)

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Just because Felix Baumgartner set records by jumping from 128,000 feet doesn't mean he has a lock on stratospheric freefall stunts: see G-Form's latest video (after the break) as proof. In keeping with a tradition of launching a case line and then subjecting it to abuse on camera, the...
G-Form drops an iPod touch in a case from 100,000 feet, rivals Felix's antics (video)
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