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Distro's CES 2013 Daily Issue 73.1 is hot off the digital press

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Today may be the official first day of the rest of our lives CES, but we've already seen plenty of touchscreen laptops and UHD TVs. We've run ourselves ragged, covering every last bit of news worth your time, but we understand not everyone has the wherewithal to read every...
Distro's CES 2013 Daily Issue 73.1 is hot off the digital press
Eric Schmidt visits a college computer lab during his first day in North Korea

Nokia Will Announce Its Next Lumia Windows Phone On May 14 (NOK, MSFT)

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Nokia sent out invitations to the press today for an event in London on May 14. The invitation says "the Lumia story continues," so chances are we'll get a look at the next-generation Windows Phone from the company.  Early reports suggest the phone will be called the Lumia 928 and...
Nokia Will Announce Its Next Lumia Windows Phone On May 14 (NOK, MSFT)
AP to tweet Samsung advertisements during CES, says it won't compromise 'core mission'
Apple Announcement Roundup: iPhone 5, New iPod Touch, iPod Nano, EarPods
Adobe Ideas, Robots for iPad, Scan, price drops, and more

Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps

thenextweb.com
Following the less than enthusiastic response to its new mapping application in iOS 6, Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a heartfelt letter to customers apologising for not being able to “deliver the best experience possible to our customers” and that it “fell short on this commitment.” In the letter, Cook says that Apple...
Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps
Yahoo holding NY event to reveal 'something special'
Samsung Has Another Announcement Coming Up
Samsung moves over 10M Galaxy S III phones in under 2 months

HTC's Flagship 'One' Phone Delayed Until The End Of April

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HTC sent out an announcement to the tech press today saying its new flagship One smartphone won't launch until the end of April. The phone was originally supposed to launch this month. The statement also claims HTC is seeing "unprecedented demand" for the One. Here's the statement: HTC has seen...
HTC's Flagship 'One' Phone Delayed Until The End Of April
Nokia's new PureView ad is amazing, too bad it's fake

Google faces more antitrust claims in EU, this time for travel search

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Expedia and TripAdvisor have just filed complaints about Google’s travel search features as part of a larger antitrust probe the search giant is now facing in the European Union. Altogether, including the new complaints brought by the online travel companies, European Commission spokesman Antoine Colombani told press today that...
Google faces more antitrust claims in EU, this time for travel search

AP Creates New Big Data Approach to its Article Archive

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If you are looking for large content repositories, you probably can't get much larger than the article archive of the Associated Press. Today they announced they have launched a content analysis tool that is used to search the millions of articles in their archives to create custom archive products for...
AP Creates New Big Data Approach to its Article Archive

Conduit, Israel’s First Billion Dollar Internet Company

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So now it’s official… Israel has its first billion dollar Internet startup. And remarkably, it’s still controlled by founders and employees. The Israeli press today reports that JP Morgan acquired a $100 million stake in Conduit at a $1.3 billion valuation. JPM bought remaining shares held by early Conduit investor...
Conduit, Israel’s First Billion Dollar Internet Company

FTC Still Seems More Interested In Making Headlines Than Really Protecting Privacy

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So, the FTC got some press today for announcing a high profile "settlement" with social networking startup Path. You might think that this is entirely about the news that came out a year ago, about Path uploading entire user address books to its server. If you don't recall, that story...
FTC Still Seems More Interested In Making Headlines Than Really Protecting Privacy

Lefsetz: Tim Cook Is A 'Charisma-Challenged' And His Silence Is Killing Apple Right Now (AAPL)

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Now that Apple has fallen 30% from its peak and shows no sign of breaking out and making another run, the most popular past time of people on the web is to offer their theory about what's wrong. You can see our latest take on it right here. That take...
Lefsetz: Tim Cook Is A 'Charisma-Challenged' And His Silence Is Killing Apple Right Now (AAPL)

Content Wars – Could Meltwater-Versus-AP And UK Papers Spill Over?

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You’ll recall the battles between the RIAA and the technology industry over music licensing. Well something similar as been going on regarding how newspaper content is licensed to commercial clippings agencies, and it’s blowing up on both sides of the Atlantic. The Associated Press today filed suit against Meltwater News...
Content Wars – Could Meltwater-Versus-AP And UK Papers Spill Over?
Amazon.com Detroit? Report suggests online retailer may set up shop in the Motor City

Associated Press Is Running Sponsored Tweets From Samsung During CES

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Just in time for the CES show, a major media outlet is spinning out a little business out of Twitter. The Associated Press today announced that it has inked a deal with Samsung for the consumer electronics giant to have two tweeting slots a day on the API’s main Twitter...
Associated Press Is Running Sponsored Tweets From Samsung During CES

Mary Meeker's mind-blowing Internet statistics contain at least one unsubstantiated 'fact'

venturebeat.com
July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now Sequoia Capital über-investor Mike Moritz is fond of saying that “Powerpoint is the language of Silicon Valley.” It’s a shame, considering that founders of early-stage startups inflate numbers in their decks, often taking creative license with the size of...
Mary Meeker's mind-blowing Internet statistics contain at least one unsubstantiated 'fact'

A Silver Lining Around The End Of Digg: David Sze Is Back On The Market For Deals

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Right about now a blog post is going up announcing the news that the Digg team is joining the Washington Post’s social advertising agency SocialCode. We understand the actual property of Digg is also in the process of being sold, and that the deal just isn’t done yet. That’s why...
A Silver Lining Around The End Of Digg: David Sze Is Back On The Market For Deals

Consumers are becoming 'digital omnivores'

venturebeat.com
On the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the state of digital consumption is looking good. In fact, consumers are becoming “digital omnivores,” adopting all sorts of smart, web-connected consumer technology with lots of cool sensors. That’s the pronouncement from Shawn Dubravac, a senior analyst at...
Consumers are becoming 'digital omnivores'
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