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Dude, where's my Surface space? User sues Microsoft over tablet storage

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One Los Angeles man is a little frustrated with the storage space on the Microsoft Surface. So much so, in fact, that he’s suing the company for false advertising and unfair business practices. Yes, he’s a lawyer. Andrew Sokolowski loaded music and documents onto his newly-purchased Surface, he realized that he...
Dude, where's my Surface space? User sues Microsoft over tablet storage
Delayed 2012 iMacs may not be delayed after all

Apple Could Lose The Right To Sell Devices Called 'iPhone' In Mexico

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Apple may have some problems selling the iPhone to our neighbors to the south. A Mexican court has denied Apple's bid to continue selling devices named "iPhone" while it battles a trademark dispute with a Mexican telecommunications company called iFone, according to PhoneArena.com. The decision stems from a 2009 suit Apple...
Apple Could Lose The Right To Sell Devices Called 'iPhone' In Mexico
Lenovo's profits climb 30% on strong PC shipments (but don't tell HP)

Apple sued over alleged misuse of photo in MacBook Pro promotion

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A Swiss photographer has filed suit against Apple for allegedly using an incorrectly licensed image to promote the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, with the artist asking for damages plus associated profits....
Apple sued over alleged misuse of photo in MacBook Pro promotion

Samsung profits soar on Galaxy, Note sales, but legal damages could hurt

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Samsung Electronics said Friday that stronger-than-expected sales of its Galaxy smartphones sent operating profits up 90 percent in the latest quarter, but analysts warned its results could take a hit in the coming months as it books legal damages owed to Apple....
Samsung profits soar on Galaxy, Note sales, but legal damages could hurt

Sprint Deal to Weigh on Softbank Earnings

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Japan's Softbank said its $20.1 billion deal to buy 70% of Sprint Nextel will hurt earnings in the upcoming fiscal year before adding to profits two years down the road....
Sprint Deal to Weigh on Softbank Earnings

Media Decoder Blog: Olympics and Asset Sales Help Lift Comcast Profits

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An increase in the average payment for a video subscription -- to more than $150 month -- helped the cable company offset a decline in the number of subscribers....
Media Decoder Blog: Olympics and Asset Sales Help Lift Comcast Profits

IBM Takes a Beating

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All winning streaks come to an end. For International Business Machines Corp., the moment came this week. After reporting profits that at least met Wall Street’s expectations for 31 straight quarters dating back through the financial crisis to early 2005, IBM stumbled late Thursday. Read the rest of this post...
IBM Takes a Beating
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Thorsten Heins says BlackBerry plans to upgrade 'all existing PlayBooks' to BB10

You're hedging. When you say nightmare, how do you define that? If not by sales (40M > Win 7), is it by app counts, by profits, or something else? Essentially, a year from now, what is your criteria that validates said nightmare?

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Okay, fine: We'll continue to hear talk of disappointing internal numbers. The continued dominance of other tablets. Businesses bitching about the software. General consumer apathy. The continued decline of the PC market. More talk of the "Blue" project to try to course-correct. Earnings misses. Stock continues to stagnate or drops....
You're hedging. When you say nightmare, how do you define that? If not by sales (40M > Win 7), is it by app counts, by profits, or something else? Essentially, a year from now, what is your criteria that validates said nightmare?

Selling Ink To The Inkless World

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Selling Ink To The Inkless World: Quentin Hardy for The New York Times takes a look at HP's tough road ahead: Printer cartridges were once responsible for over 90 percent of H.P.'s profits, but they face increasing competition from lower-price suppliers. Consumers are also using their printers less because many...
Selling Ink To The Inkless World
How Much Proposition E Will Save SF Startups #FunWithMath

AbsolutData spreads gospel of Big Data around the world

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Big Data company AbsolutData received $20 million from Fidelity Growth Partners India. AbsolutData provides data analytics to companies around the world. While most businesses (and journalists) operating in technology hubs cannot escape the growing empire of Big Data, it is still a new concept in other parts of the world....
AbsolutData spreads gospel of Big Data around the world

Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker

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How much in content sales does it take for Amazon to earn a 20 percent profit margin on its Kindle Fire hardware? About $10 per month, which generates $3 once Amazon takes its 30 percent cut. Senior analyst at ABI Research, Aapo Markkanen, estimated by doing the math last week,...
Here's how much in content sales turn Kindle File into a money maker

Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?

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Broadband caps are spreading across the U.S., and even if Comcast did recently raise its cap of five years from 250 GB a month to 300 GB, the growth of usage based broadband is a negative and insidious trend that could hurt our ability to innovate. So I’ve documented which...
Which ISPs are capping your broadband, and why?

Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says

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If indeed the ambitious video conferencing startups of the world like Vidyo and Blue Jeans Network were supposed to have messed up the business plans of established players in that world by now, you certainly couldn’t have proved it by looking at the earnings results just put up by Polycom....
Polycom's Video Conferencing Business Unfazed by Ambitious Startups, CEO Says

iPad mini, other devices could adopt ITO film coating

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Apple's rumored mini iPad is expected to use flexible substrates coated with iridium tin oxide (ITO), supplied by a Taiwanese firm, Efun Technology, DigiTimes claims. The site's sources say that the technology has already been used by a number of Samsung devices, thanks to its thin and light nature. The...
iPad mini, other devices could adopt ITO film coating

BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter

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After two quarters of meagre profits, BlackBerry has posted its Q1 2014 results (for the three-month period ending June 1st 2013), revealing an $84 million loss from $3.1 billion revenue. Compared to last quarter, when the Canadian manufacturer made $94 million from $2.7 billion revenue, the results are fairly...
BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter
Gamevil's Kyu Lee weighs in on publishing, niche markets and international success

New iPhone: What could go wrong for Apple today

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It's hard to argue with Apple's success. It's the most valuable company in the world; its profits are through the roof; and it has a devoted following that borders -- let's be honest -- on fanatical. (For proof, see the meme-driven "Things" Apple Fanatics Say, parts one and two. Then...
New iPhone: What could go wrong for Apple today
Anyone Who Thinks Apple's Bonds Are As Safe As Government Bonds Is Hallucinating

There's A Big Misconception About How Companies Become Tech Savvy

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Being among the best in your industry in digital has been shown by a Capgemini Consulting/MIT report to significantly boost profits. So how do you get there? According to Didier Bonnet, Capgemini's Global Practice manager, it's not the common narrative, that young, tech savvy leaders promote technology from the bottom...
There's A Big Misconception About How Companies Become Tech Savvy

A Silicon Valley Vet Explains How To Properly Execute A Handshake Deal

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In Silicon Valley, getting things done quickly is crucial. In the time it takes to get contracts drafted and papers signed, your funding could fall through along with your investment. So most deals in the high-tech hub start out with a low-tech handshake. This is meant to satisfy all parties...
A Silicon Valley Vet Explains How To Properly Execute A Handshake Deal

VIDEO: Can Wii U revive Nintendo profits?

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Nintendo has launched its new console Wii U in the UK. Industry experts see the release as a last chance for Nintendo to stay at the forefront of gaming...
VIDEO: Can Wii U revive Nintendo profits?

MAKE NO MISTAKE: Apple's Future Depends On The iPhone 5

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Make no mistake: The iPhone 5 also has more riding on it than pretty much any product in history. Good or bad, the iPhone will define Apple's financial performance and reputation for at least the next couple of years. If the iPhone 5 blows people away, Apple will be set...
MAKE NO MISTAKE: Apple's Future Depends On The iPhone 5
Business prof: Apple still in an 'extraordinarily strong' position despite disappointing results
Apple's iPhone profits have 'likely peaked'

Apple profits in Greater China jump 66% year-over-year to $6.8B, 26% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2013

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Apple continues to show growth in China, reporting $6.8 billion in revenue in Q1 2013, a 66 percent growth year-over-year and 26 percent growth quarter-over-quarter. “It’s clear that China is our second largest region from data that we’ve given you, and it’s clear that there’s potential there,” CEO Tim Cook...
Apple profits in Greater China jump 66% year-over-year to $6.8B, 26% quarter-over-quarter in Q1 2013
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