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Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns

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Google Recruits Advertisers To Google+, Promises Greater Returns

Microsoft may be stepping up the delivery pace

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With a number of its flagship software products, Microsoft could be making good on promises to roll out new major releases more rapidly. [Read more]...
Microsoft may be stepping up the delivery pace

Google says it's ready to lay Kansas City 1Gbps fiber

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Despite a recent setback over some wiring issues, Google on Monday announced it is now laying down fiber optic cables as part of its Google Fiber project. The area in question includes Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. Once complete, Google promises data speeds as high as 1Gbps, or...
Google says it's ready to lay Kansas City 1Gbps fiber

Apple 'Messed Up' with Retail Store Cutbacks, Denies Mass Layoffs

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Following our report from earlier this week regarding word from Apple retail store sources of cutbacks and layoffs, Dow Jones Newswires now shares word that Apple has acknowledged that it "messed up" it adjusting its staffing formulas, although the company denies mass layoffs at its stores.In a communication with store...
Apple 'Messed Up' with Retail Store Cutbacks, Denies Mass Layoffs

Ludei expands HTML5 platform offering to all web apps, brings cloud compiler into open beta

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HTML5 platform provider Ludei is expanding its services to include both web app and game development tools. As part of that move, starting today the company’s new HTML5-based cloud compiler is available via a free, open public beta. The Ludei Cloud Compiler allows developers to build games and web apps...
Ludei expands HTML5 platform offering to all web apps, brings cloud compiler into open beta
Sony Alpha SLT-A77 review
Best Buy CEO admits defeat, promises to 'raise the bar' for employees

AppMobi Accelerates Android HTML5 Performance With new directCanvas SDK

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A lot has been made over the last couple of days of how Android renders HTML5 a lot slower than iOS. This comes as a revelation to absolutely no one. HTML5 development studio appMobi thinks it has a fix. At the Game Developers Conference today appMobi announced the availability of...
AppMobi Accelerates Android HTML5 Performance With new directCanvas SDK

Zynga teases new CityVille2 game

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The social game creator releases a beta version of CityVille 2, with promises of 3D graphics and the ability to craft new items. [Read more]...
Zynga teases new CityVille2 game

TextMate 2.0 goes open source in response to OS X restrictions

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TextMate developer MacroMates announced on Thursday that the code for TextMate 2.0, currently in alpha, is now available via the online GitHub repository. The code is being open sourced with version 3 of the GNU General Public License in order to counteract what some developers see as Apple's increasingly limiting...
TextMate 2.0 goes open source in response to OS X restrictions
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5 Changes To Expect In Facebook Home
Google rolls out improved developer console, adds user ratings analytics, automatic translations

Viber overhauls BlackBerry app to v2.3, promises VoIP calls are coming in April (video)

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Doing its best Kate Bush impression, Viber's letting its BlackBerry users know that something good is gonna happen. Specifically, that the company is bringing VoIP calls to the platform, currently pencilled in for arrival in April. It's laid the groundwork for the new feature with version 2.3 of the...
Viber overhauls BlackBerry app to v2.3, promises VoIP calls are coming in April (video)

Office 15 intro clip promises cloud-based, anti-Google platform

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As it turns out, Microsoft has more than a Metro-inspired interface refresh planned for its Office product. No, Microsoft appears to have plans to blend its Office suite’s online, and offline versions into one, creating a single platform for all places, and all times. It’s as anti-Google Docs as I...
Office 15 intro clip promises cloud-based, anti-Google platform

Has Google changed its mind about sharing its fiber network?

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It looks like Google is backing off its commitment to an open fiber to the home network. If so, that would be a blow to those hoping to also offer services over Google’s pipe as well as well as put a stop to using the project as an example of...
Has Google changed its mind about sharing its fiber network?

Orange San Diego review: Intel does phones, finally

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The first generation of Intel-powered Android phones has arrived, and while the chip maker doesn't appear to be claiming that its initial efforts are world-beaters, we've been promised a chipset that prioritizes what people want most: capable web browsing, strong camera performance and robust battery life. Although we've sampled...
Orange San Diego review: Intel does phones, finally
Halo 4 is the next chapter, not the next evolution (review)

Motorola offers $100 trade-in for abandoned Android phones

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Motorola is offering $100 off the purchase of a new phone to users whose current phones won't get the latest version of Android. The so-called "Trade Up" program is a consolation for Motorola's decision not to upgrade some of its Android phones. Last month, Motorola abandoned its plans to...
Motorola offers $100 trade-in for abandoned Android phones
VLC for Android now available as beta in the Google Play store
Sony smartphones won't get Jelly Bean until next year

Redbox deal with Universal keeps DVDs, Blu-rays on 28-day delay through 2014

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So far, Redbox has maintained that it's only willing to delay rentals of new releases a maximum of one month, but while Warner pushes for a longer window the rental kiosk chain has reached an agreement with Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The new deal keeps the delay window at...
Redbox deal with Universal keeps DVDs, Blu-rays on 28-day delay through 2014

That Time Marissa Mayer Stormed Out Of A Meeting After A Blogging Acquisition (YHOO)

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Influential blogger Dave Winer does not believe all the things Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is saying about letting "Tumblr be Tumblr." The source of his skepticism is a meeting he had with Mayer back in 2003. Back then, Google bought a blogging company called Blogger. Winer and his blogger friends...
That Time Marissa Mayer Stormed Out Of A Meeting After A Blogging Acquisition (YHOO)
This Is How It Feels When Your Startup Fails

Here Comes The Next PlayStation! Join Us Live At 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific For The Sony Event Liveblog

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The war for your living room is about to heat up. While Microsoft is still keeping its own next-generation console under lock and key, rival Sony is gearing up to take the stage in New York City and show off exactly what it’s been working on for the past few...
Here Comes The Next PlayStation! Join Us Live At 6pm Eastern/3pm Pacific For The Sony Event Liveblog

IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson

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Those looking for a juxtaposition of IBM's past and future needn't look much further than two bits of news out of the company this week. The first comes with IBM's announcement of its new zEnterprise EC12 25 mainframe server -- a class of computer that may be a thing...
IBM debuts new mainframe computer as it eyes a more mobile Watson
More bad news for Vegas Tech Fund: Star company Romotive is moving to the Bay Area

Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches

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Corning has developed a new version of its Gorilla Glass for smartphones and tablets that it says will result in 40 percent fewer scratches and appear in devices later this year. Corning makes the glass used in devices from Apple, Samsung and other top-tier vendors. It introduced Gorilla Glass...
Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches

Amazon Hits $1,554 A Share!

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In a former life, I was a stock analyst. And believe it or not, I was actually a famous stock analyst. First, I was famous for predicting that the stock of a money-losing Internet book store called Amazon would hit $400 a share. Then, later, I got even more famous...
Amazon Hits $1,554 A Share!

The distraction, the tail and the dog

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Your business has a core, a goal, a challenge and a deliverable. There is probably one thing that would transform your project, one success that changes things, one hurdle that's tougher than the others. What's difficult, what would respond to overwhelming attention? That's the core.Getting from here to there involves...
The distraction, the tail and the dog
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