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Amazon's Earnings Report Translated Into English [Amazon]

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Amazon, purveyor of fine mini-tablets and concrete mix and other sundries, announced today how much money it made last year and where and why. The only problem? Like most earnings reports, it's completely indecipherable. Let's try to break down what happened and why it matters. More »...
Amazon's Earnings Report Translated Into English [Amazon]

Moshi Vortex

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Moshi has been making accessories for Macs for years, but the company recently expanded into the headphone/headset market with the Moshi Audio line. The first product in the line is the Vortex, a stylish $80 headset aimed at fans of rock and hip-hop. The Vortex is a canalbud-style headset....
Moshi Vortex

If You're Human IT Middleware, It's Time To Find A New Job

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Guest author Alan S Cohen is a serial enterprise technology veteran, and most recently a Vice President at Nicira, which was acquired by VMware for $1.26 Billion. Years ago I was delivering a keynote at a conference when my Yahoo Messenger client popped up on the screen on my computer...
If You're Human IT Middleware, It's Time To Find A New Job

Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the company's annual Build developer conference emphasizing the momentum of the company's new Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 operating systems. "In just the last three days, we have sold 4 million Windows 8 upgrades," Ballmer said Tuesday at the conference in Redmond,...
Microsoft CEO Ballmer touts Windows 8 momentum

Telenav announces Scout for Cars: Built In, brings together phones and in-dash systems in navigation harmony

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Telenav has long been a purveyor of navigation apps for phones, browsers, and cars, but today the company's revealed Scout for Cars: Built In to bring those platforms together. It's an in-dash system that provides both the form factor and UX optimized for autos and all the features of...
Telenav announces Scout for Cars: Built In, brings together phones and in-dash systems in navigation harmony

Network hardware purveyor TP-Link announces nine products

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Global networking products provider TP-Link at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show is showing a large family of wireless small office, home and mobile connectivity products. Announced today are the AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router, TL-WR810N Wireless N Pocket Router, four new Powerline networking products, the AC600 Wireless Dual Band...
Network hardware purveyor TP-Link announces nine products

Fulton Innovation to demo tablet that doubles as wireless charging mat at CES

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Fulton Innovation comes to CES each year armed with the latest tricks in the field of wireless charging, and this year is no exception. Starting things out with a bang, the purveyor of all things Qi will be on-hand to demonstrate its newest feat: the ability to charge your...
Fulton Innovation to demo tablet that doubles as wireless charging mat at CES

Barnes & Noble reports Q2 2013 earnings: digital content sales up 38%, Nook unit rakes $160 million

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Barnes & Noble's Nook unit didn't have its greatest quarter. The $160 million in revenue the new Microsoft-backed spin off raked in was slightly better than last year's $152 million, but still a significant drop from $220 million. In a sign of the growing ubiquity of e-readers however, digital...
Barnes & Noble reports Q2 2013 earnings: digital content sales up 38%, Nook unit rakes $160 million

Vine Adopts Unenforceable Age Rating Like Any Self-Respecting Purveyor of Porn

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If you’ve been following the brief history of Twitter’s video-sharing app Vine, you may know that there are those who think the service has a porn problem, those who think it doesn’t and at least one sober soul who sees clearly enough to know that the problem doesn’t belong to...
Vine Adopts Unenforceable Age Rating Like Any Self-Respecting Purveyor of Porn

Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

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Netflix isn't sinking, but it's certainly not the soaring brand it once was and has endured its fair share of struggles over the last several years. But, if you think Reed Hastings is shaking in his boots over encroaching competition you'd be wrong. The CEO says that Amazon will...
Netflix CEO claims Amazon losing up to $1 billion a year in streaming video war

Chinese offical says Proview owns iPad trademark in China, court battle continues

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Who knew some funky capitalization could cause so much trouble? Proview -- the purveyor of that 90s-era all-in-one called the iPAD -- hasn't let up in its fight to wrestle the rights to the iPad name from iPad maker Apple. The legal antics started in China, where Proview temporarily...
Chinese offical says Proview owns iPad trademark in China, court battle continues

Salesforce.com beefs up Marketing Cloud with Social.com

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The social enterprise purveyor's Marketing Cloud balloons with a new brand and social monitoring tool....
Salesforce.com beefs up Marketing Cloud with Social.com

Mastercard previewing smartphone internet payment system with in-person security strength

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Mastercard is already a big fish in the still tiny NFC contactless payment pond, and now it wants to take that same technology to a veritable ocean -- internet sales. The plastic purveyor is tag-teaming with ING in the Netherlands for PayPass-based smartphone internet payments that would have a...
Mastercard previewing smartphone internet payment system with in-person security strength

NPD: iTunes crushing competition in both Video on Demand and sales

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According to information purveyor NPD Group, the Apple iTunes store holds a commanding lead in video digital downloads, both for movies and television shows. In 2012, the research firm claims that 67 percent of television show purchases and 65 percent of movie sales were made on Apple's marketplace, up slightly...
NPD: iTunes crushing competition in both Video on Demand and sales

Zynga smashes expectations with Q4 revenue of $311.2m, adjusted EPS of $0.01 on strength of FarmVille 2

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Today game purveyor Zynga reported its fourth quarter financial performance, including revenue of $311.2 million, and adjusted earnings per share of $0.01. Analysts had expected revenues of $212 million, and earnings per share of -$0.03. For comparison, in its most recent sequential quarter, Zynga had revenues $317 million, and flat earnings...
Zynga smashes expectations with Q4 revenue of $311.2m, adjusted EPS of $0.01 on strength of FarmVille 2

Rdio launches Vdio streaming service with social media integration

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Music streaming purveyor Rdio is previewing its long-awaited next effort -- the video streamer Vdio. Calling it a "beautiful new way to buy, rent, and share your favorite movies and TV shows with your friends," the service is available today in pre-release form with a $25 viewing credit given to...
Rdio launches Vdio streaming service with social media integration

TomTom's new cross-platform location services mean easy developer access to powerful maps and tools

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Today, TomTom is launching a new Location Based Services platform and a Developer Portal that is designed to give app developers easy access to its mapping content and the tools to use it properly. Access to great mapping data and the tools to display that data is an incredibly powerful...
TomTom's new cross-platform location services mean easy developer access to powerful maps and tools

Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

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The glory days of Diggnation may be over, but that isn’t stopping Revision3, the company that distributed the hit podcast for years. Even without what was thought to be its anchor program, the company is expanding. Today the firm announced the opening of a New York office, and the hiring...
Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

High-tech readers: Seattle libraries lead nation in e-book checkouts

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Seattle Central Library. Photo: Jeff Wilcox. About a month ago, we penned a post that showed how Seattle was slipping in the annual “most literate” cities list. Well, here’s proof that we’re not: Two Seattle-based libraries just finished in the top-five for the nation’s libraries that lend the most e-books. That’s according...
High-tech readers: Seattle libraries lead nation in e-book checkouts

MLB: Baseball fans taking to iOS 6 Passbook like ducks to water

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MLB.com The new Passbook app included in iOS 6 is Apple's new way of managing airline tickets, customer loyalty cards, and nearly anything that requires scanning a barcode or QR code. And while it may seem like your favorite service is slow to support it (Jewel-Osco, hint hint), Major...
MLB: Baseball fans taking to iOS 6 Passbook like ducks to water
Revolving Door Between The MPAA And The Federal Government
Noodz, Crafts and Cats: A Tour of BuzzFeed's Search Referrals
Outbrain acquires Visual Revenue, combining content discovery with editorial analysis
Switched On: Android's TV Triple Threat

LivingSocial records net loss of $650 million for 2012

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District-based daily deal purveyor LivingSocial recorded a net loss of $650 million for 2012, according to a regulatory filing, putting a lackluster cap on 12 months that saw its once-meteoric rise slow significantly. Read full article >>...
LivingSocial records net loss of $650 million for 2012
Retail: Purveyor of Stuntman Duds and Disco Dresses Struts a Big-Money Investment

Join us for Huawei's Mobile World Congress 2012 liveblog at 9:30am EST

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We've had our day to get over our jetlag after touching down in Barcelona, and now we're ready to get the liveblogs rolling. Kicking things off is Huawei, purveyor of underrated winners like the Honor and MediaPad. On deck today (at 9:30am EST, 3:30pm local time), we have an...
Join us for Huawei's Mobile World Congress 2012 liveblog at 9:30am EST

Tim Ferriss on how learning to cook can expand your abilities with other goals

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Purveyor of the 4-hour workweek, Tim Ferriss, says that the one thing that stumped him time and time again was learning how to cook. By deconstructing what he knew about cooking, and then re-learning the steps, Ferriss found that he could apply these same ideals when it came to any...
Tim Ferriss on how learning to cook can expand your abilities with other goals

Why Gilt Should Spin Off Its Growth Businesses

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Yes, flash sale purveyor Gilt Groupe should sell stakes in its side businesses to outside investors. This is not just a crazy idea I just cooked up. The company regularly fields approaches from VCs and investors to this effect, and according to several people involved, Gilt is seriously entertaining them....
Why Gilt Should Spin Off Its Growth Businesses

Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity

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Memory and storage purveyor Crucial today announced the availability of the Crucial M500 series of solid state drives (SSD). Featuring terabyte-class capacity, increased response times over previous models, and an advanced feature set, the Crucial M500 2.5-inch SSD is available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities....    ...
Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity
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