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Marketing Biz: The Week Of The 900 Pound Gorilla

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Marketing news this week was dominated by 900 pound gorillas: Apple, Facebook, Google and Twitter.  Here’s a look at how they jousted with each other and where it might lead. Apple Gives Facebook Deep Integration Into iOS 6 With Siri, Sharing, App Store, API This stunningly comprehensive... Please visit Marketing...
Marketing Biz: The Week Of The 900 Pound Gorilla

Txtr Fights Amazon/Apple With iPhone/Android eBooks For The Rest Of Us

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While Apple, Amazon and competition authorities globally tussle over book pricing, a fleet-of foot startup is quietly building an alternative platform others would do well to check out. txtr is one of the largest independent eBook platforms in Europe. The Berlin based startup began back in 2008, deciding, as one...
Txtr Fights Amazon/Apple With iPhone/Android eBooks For The Rest Of Us

Startup vet Tony Wright thinks big with Tomo, a mobile app to aid ‘on-the-ground’ travelers

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Tony Wright Over the years, Seattle entrepreneur Tony Wright has learned a few things about what he likes and doesn’t like about startup companies. And what it boils down to is something he terms “give-a-fuckness” — or in other (more PG) words something that really matters. “I get excited by...
Startup vet Tony Wright thinks big with Tomo, a mobile app to aid ‘on-the-ground’ travelers

Earnings Show Who Really Drives the Mobile Economy

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Between AT&T and Verizon, cellular data service was a $13.3 billion business in the second quarter of 2012. Combined, the two have almost 88 million U.S. smartphone (i.e. lucrative) subscribers. These relatively quiet -- though not gentle -- giants have a firm handle on what happens in the mobile economy....
Earnings Show Who Really Drives the Mobile Economy

Seagate to halt production of 7200-rpm laptop hard drives

www.pcworld.com
When it comes time to buy your next high-performance laptop, chances are good that it will feature a solid state drive (SSD). But what if you'd prefer to have a high-speed, high-capacity traditional hard drive instead? Don't look to Seagate, one of the two 800-pound gorillas in the hard...
Seagate to halt production of 7200-rpm laptop hard drives

Streaming music showdown: Xbox Music versus the world

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If music soothes the savage breast, then why are so many 800-pound gorillas slugging it out in a battle for your eardrums? Microsoft recently stepped back into the streaming music fray with Xbox Music Pass, a revitalized Zune Pass replacement that's baked right into Windows 8 and Windows RT....
Streaming music showdown: Xbox Music versus the world
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