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HP’s Failure in Mobile Phones

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Ashlee Vance, reporting for the NYT on HP’s failure in the mobile market: Sales of HP’s hand-held products, including its iPaq smartphone, dropped to $25 million in the quarter, down from $57 million in the same period last year. Apple, by contrast, had sales of $5.6 billion for iPhones and...
HP’s Failure in Mobile Phones

Leaked roadmap raises questions about Office 15, Windows 8 launch

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Earlier in the week Microsoft partner Maarten Visser published some pictures of a Microsoft roadmap document after he didn't realize that the unprotected document on a public Web server was intended to be covered under a non-disclosure agreement. Though the roadmap leaves many questions unanswered, it did pin down...
Leaked roadmap raises questions about Office 15, Windows 8 launch

Stipple Expands Its Shopping Capabilities With Full In-Image Stores

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Stipple, a startup that allows publishers to enrich images with additional content and links, is launching a new feature that it says will allow merchants to include a full-fledged online store in an image. Co-founder and CEO Rey Flemings told me that this is powerful because product images will usually...
Stipple Expands Its Shopping Capabilities With Full In-Image Stores

EU to investigate telecommunications equipment imports from China

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The European Union is preparing to investigate the imports of mobile networking gear from China for anti-competitive practices, a move that's likely targeted at telecommunications equipment companies Huawei Technologies and ZTE.China has also warned the EU against any protectionist or restrictive measures.The investigation will focus on China's alleged dumping...
EU to investigate telecommunications equipment imports from China
Stipple brings simple in-image shopping to Twitter, Facebook, & more

Mozilla's Persona Login System Is Now In Beta, Takes On OpenID And OAuth

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Mozilla’s Persona, the organization’s experimental distributed login system that’s an alternative to OpenID and OAuth, is now officially in public beta. Mozilla bills Persona as a “login system that completely eliminates passwords on websites while being safe, secure, and easy to use.” Persona uses your email address to identify you...
Mozilla's Persona Login System Is Now In Beta, Takes On OpenID And OAuth

PO'd Parents Petition Against Cut To Amazon 'Mom' Benefits

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Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) is cutting back “Amazon Mom,” a Prime-like program that gives parents and caregivers big discounts on baby supplies and free two-day shipping for a limited period. Now the discounts are getting smaller and the program is currently not accepting new members. In response, angry parents have...
PO'd Parents Petition Against Cut To Amazon 'Mom' Benefits

What to Watch For at Apple's Event on Wednesday, Besides That New iPad

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Clearly, the most eagerly anticipated thing from the Apple event Wednesday will be the new products. Almost certainly there will be a new high-resolution-screen iPad, with the potential for TV-related products as well. But there is more to a Cupertino production than just the new products. 1. The numbers. Apple...
What to Watch For at Apple's Event on Wednesday, Besides That New iPad
Apple's AuthenTec sells off embedded security solutions division, keeps the fingerprint & NFC tech

Here's Another Way Groupon Will Personalize Daily Deals

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Groupon really wants to get to know you. Today the daily deals giant acquired Adku, which describes itself as an "early stage startup working on big data for e-commerce" with the goal of giving users "a more personalized experience." Adku focuses specifically on e-commerce sites. Ever since its public offering...
Here's Another Way Groupon Will Personalize Daily Deals

Apple reportedly hiring automotive engineers in China

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A newly-discovered automotive job listing claims that Apple is seeking a supplier quality engineer with Chinese manufacturing experience, possibly revealing that the company is looking to extend iinto car-related products....
Apple reportedly hiring automotive engineers in China

Apple Sued for their Entire Line-up of Touch Related Products

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A Pennsylvania company by the name of FlatWorld has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple in the California Northern District Court in San Francisco. The patent infringement lawsuit concerns Apple's entire line-up of touch related products. Once again, a company is suing Apple regarding touch technology that doesn't relate...
Apple Sued for their Entire Line-up of Touch Related Products

Microsoft building $112 million data center in Wyoming, as the state looks to boost such projects

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It’s a good day in Wyoming, as the state has landed a more than $100 million project that will result in a new Microsoft data center in the area. Wyoming, a state that is rather unpopulated and spacious, is on the prowl for such installations. According to DataCenterKnowledge, Wyoming hopes...
Microsoft building $112 million data center in Wyoming, as the state looks to boost such projects

Alt12 is tackling digital health, pregnancy and parenthood one comment at a time

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What can a smartphone owner expect when she’s expecting? We’re starting to see more and more apps that could change how we consider digital health and social interaction on mobile. When Jennifer Wong was five months pregnant in 2009, she went searching for a mobile app that would give her more information...
Alt12 is tackling digital health, pregnancy and parenthood one comment at a time

Ten Companies (Including Logitech) Team Up To Create The Internet Of Things Consortium

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Your Internet-connected devices may be getting more cooperative, thanks to group of startups and established players who have come together to create a new nonprofit group called the Internet of Things Consortium. The phrase, for those of you who aren’t too familiar with it, basically refers to the growing trend...
Ten Companies (Including Logitech) Team Up To Create The Internet Of Things Consortium
Apple Changes The Way It Breaks Out China, App Store, Accessory Revenue

Awesome Stuff: Maps Aren't Just An App On Your Phone

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I don't know why I've been thinking about maps lately -- perhaps it's because I've been traveling, and as this is posted, I'll actually be in an airplane flying home. I've always been a fan of maps -- all kinds of maps -- and can spend an inordinate amount of...
Awesome Stuff: Maps Aren't Just An App On Your Phone

Belkin the first company to release official third-party Apple Lightning port products

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Congratulations, Belkin — you’re the first third-party manufacturer to release official products for Apple’s (AAPL) Lightning connector port! Belkin on Monday released two Lightning-related products: A Lightning car charger to help iPhone fans keep their devices charged while driving and charge-and-sync dock that keeps the iPhone charged at home. Both...
Belkin the first company to release official third-party Apple Lightning port products

Google Loses Key Maps Engineering Director Raj Shah To Microsoft's Online Services Division

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Microsoft just made a key hire that could help it re-energize its online mapping services. Raj Shah, who was previously heading up Google’s worldwide maps operations as the Engineering Director for Maps, will join Microsoft’s Online Services Division where he will likely work on Bing Maps and its related products....
Google Loses Key Maps Engineering Director Raj Shah To Microsoft's Online Services Division

Logitech is cutting 5 percent of its global workforce as it increases its focus on mobile

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Logitech has announced that it will shed 140 jobs — approximately 5 percent of its global workforce — in cut costs as it places greater emphasis on its mobile products, over its range of PC accessories. The company is in the midst of change, having announced plans to sell its Harmony...
Logitech is cutting 5 percent of its global workforce as it increases its focus on mobile
Twitter's new certified products tap best vendors for data, analytics, and APIs

Kodak agrees to sell Gallery online photo service to Shutterfly for $24 million

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Remember that Kodak Photo Gallery online picture service that we didn't use? It appears that years of shipping packed-in with the company's cameras have netted it some 75 million users, making it an asset that now-bankrupt Kodak has agreed to sell off to Shutterfly for $23.8 million. The deal...
Kodak agrees to sell Gallery online photo service to Shutterfly for $24 million
Office 2013 now available for businesses, but regular folks get it next year
Even Color's patent portfolio is a lousy bet

Atomico invests in Brazil’s Bebê Store’s new round – its second one in 6 months

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The Brazilian baby-related products online retailer Bebê Store has received a second round of investment from the VC firm Atomico, the startup announced this week. This news is made official only a few months after Niklas Zennström’s fund already invested in Bebê Store’s first round. As we reported at the time,...
Atomico invests in Brazil’s Bebê Store’s new round – its second one in 6 months
Logitech to sell Harmony remote division after 'unacceptable' Q3 results

Boxee may launch a DVR subscription service

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Boxee is considering the launch of a DVR subscription service for users of its new Live TV tuner, according to a user survey the startup sent out over the weekend. A Boxee-powered DVR subscription service could cost anywhere from $5 to $15 per month if the company follows through with...
Boxee may launch a DVR subscription service

This Day-Old Startup Has The Best Ecommerce And Monetization Solution For Pinterest We've Seen Yet

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Every startup on the planet is trying to turn Pinterest into an ecommerce site. PinShoppr soft launched today, and it's the best solution we've seen yet. PinShopper pulls in the top pins on Pinterest and cross references them against more than 250 legitimate ecommerce sites. It never refers you to...
This Day-Old Startup Has The Best Ecommerce And Monetization Solution For Pinterest We've Seen Yet

Facing Heat From Facebook’s Like Button, Glue Ramps Up Social Recommendations

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Facebook’s new Like button was announced last week, which allows users to “Like” any piece of content on an outside site with one click. Those likes are then transported back to Facebook and integrated into users’ profiles. This feature is expected to create a vast Facebook-centric recommendation network that transcends...
Facing Heat From Facebook’s Like Button, Glue Ramps Up Social Recommendations

iTunes Is A Bigger Business Now Than Apple Was In 2004 (AAPL)

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The iTunes Store is coming up on its 10-year anniversary in April. How many businesses pull in $12 billion a year after a decade? Analyst Horace Dediu of Asymco has crunched the numbers on the iTunes Store--which now includes the original music service as well as the App Store and...
iTunes Is A Bigger Business Now Than Apple Was In 2004 (AAPL)
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