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Xbox, iTunes, and the massive money found in selling entertainment

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iTunes is a big, profitable business for Apple. Revenue for the iTunes marketplace rose 32 percent in Apple’s most recent quarter to more than $4 billion. According to the Apple, iTunes is on track to bring in $16 billion in 2013. That’s exceptionally impressive. However, when those numbers came out,...
Xbox, iTunes, and the massive money found in selling entertainment
YouTube adds VHS mode to celebrate 57 years of videotape recording

Other Apps Could Learn from News.me's Location Features

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A new feature of News.me for iPhone delivers your news to your device whenever you leave the house. It’s called Paperboy, and it uses iOS 5’s built-in geofencing to wake up the app and download fresh news in the background. How cool would it be if your grocery list...
Other Apps Could Learn from News.me's Location Features

Yes. Another Backup Lecture.

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Daring Fireball: An Ode to DiskWarrior, SuperDuper, and Dropbox Hard drives are fragile. Read as much as you can bear to about how they work, how incredibly precisely they must operate in order to cram so many bits onto such small disks. It’s a miracle to me that they work at...
Yes. Another Backup Lecture.

When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong

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(U of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture photo by Kerry Rodtnick, via Flickr) From your friends in the agriculture industry comes a helpful reminder of the pitfalls of the credo “Just Ship It.” Wired reports that former execs from the Peanut Corporation of America have been charged with fraud and conspiracy for...
When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong
What’s love got to do with it? For startups, everything

Amazon Feels The Profit Squeeze

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Amazon Feels The Profit Squeeze: Just to follow up, Amazon has released their numbers. As expected, net income doesn’t look great — $177 million, down 58 percent year over year. But at least it’s not a loss (which Amazon had warned it might be). That $177 million is on sales...
Amazon Feels The Profit Squeeze

That joke tweet could cost you £1000 and a day in court

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A few months back we brought you the sorry tale of the man whose joke “bomb threat” tweet saw him arrested and charged by the police. Frustrated by poor weather closing his local airport in January, he tweeted “Robin Hood airport is closed. You’ve got a week and a bit...
That joke tweet could cost you £1000 and a day in court

Instagram sends reminder to users about policy changes

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The photo-sharing site, owned by Facebook, sends an e-mail to users to remind them the new terms of service and privacy policy go into effect Saturday. [Read more]...
Instagram sends reminder to users about policy changes

Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

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If you want a (semi) pocketable S Pen experience, well, then the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II is the device for you. If you want something more akin to carrying around a digital legal pad, there's the well proportioned Note 10.1. But if one note is too small for you,...
Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

Coming Up: Live Coverage from Google I/O

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It’s that time of the year again. Search giant Google takes to the stage to show off the latest in its long line of Android desserts, talk about the future of its platforms and hand out some hardware to the developers lucky enough to get a ticket to its I/O...
Coming Up: Live Coverage from Google I/O

Kobo touts 'millions' of sales in 2012

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Kobo's starting its post-CES 2013 (the year doesn't really start until after the Consumer Electronic Show, right?) with a little bit of sales-inspired back patting. Apparently the company managed to bring 4 million folks on-board to its e-reading ways over the past six months, bumping up its registered user...
Kobo touts 'millions' of sales in 2012

RT @OpenCongress: Reminder: Members of Congress will have to buy insurance on exchanges (like the rest of us) under the bill: http://bit.ly/cLm15g

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RT @OpenCongress: Reminder: Members of Congress will have to buy insurance on exchanges (like the rest of us) under the bill: http://bit.ly/cLm15g

If You're Thinking About Buying A Nexus 7 Tablet, There's One Big Reason To Do It Today (GOOG)

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Eric Limer of Gizmodo offers this helpful reminder-after tomorrow, Google's Nexus 7 tablet no longer comes with a $25 credit to Google Play, the Android app and content store. It would make for a great way to jumpstart your foray into the Android ecosystem to scoop up some apps, music,...
If You're Thinking About Buying A Nexus 7 Tablet, There's One Big Reason To Do It Today (GOOG)

A Discreet Guide to Using Mobile Devices in the Loo

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Last year, British researchers swabbed 390 cell phones and analyzed what they picked up. Know what they found? One in six phones has poop on it. Four out of five are contaminated by some kind of bacteria. Sure, we all like to make our own calls while answering Mother Nature's, but that's...
A Discreet Guide to Using Mobile Devices in the Loo

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Is Pulling In 40% Of All Mobile Industry Revenue, And 75% Of All Mobile Profits (AAPL)

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Apple's dominance of the mobile industry is just breath taking. This chart from Horace Dediu shows that Apple now has 75% of the mobile industry's profits, and 40% of its revenue. Remember, this is a business line that did not exist for Apple 5 years ago. The lines on...
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple Is Pulling In 40% Of All Mobile Industry Revenue, And 75% Of All Mobile Profits (AAPL)
Fantastical Mac Calendar gets updated with iCal and iOS reminders, bugfixes

Google Transparency Report now includes the FBI's National Security Letters

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Google's Transparency Report has sometimes supplied an unsettling level of detail as to what companies and governments want to know. Americans won't feel much more comfortable now that Google has added the FBI's National Security Letters to the mix. The investigative branch wants the numbers vague for secrecy's sake,...
Google Transparency Report now includes the FBI's National Security Letters

Reminder: First Google+ Hangout with President Obama is tonight

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President Obama will give the Google+ social network a high-profile boost by taking questions on a Hangout video chat starting at 5:30 p.m. Eastern tonight. The Hangout was announced a week ago, and it will hopefully allow for a more interactive experience than usual for political discourse. The President...
Reminder: First Google+ Hangout with President Obama is tonight

After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

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Here's something that will make you feel a little bit queasy. Yesterday, investment manager, and media personality, Doug Kass tweeted a rumor that Apple was going to announce a stock split today. Right around the time he fired off his tweet, Apple's stock was taking off, erasing a loss on...
After Doug Kass Tweeted Apple Might Do A Stock Split, He Started Selling His Shares (AAPL)

How can Europe find its own vision of the future?

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Last weekend I made a brief visit to Belfast, Northern Ireland. Most cities are scarred and shaped by their history, but it’s true of Belfast more than most. Wherever you went, shadows of the past were visible. The docks, once crawling with shipbuilders constructing huge constructing vessels like The Titanic,...
How can Europe find its own vision of the future?

Holy SMOKE! Pinterest Is The Fastest Growing Site Ever

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Social image-sharing site Pinterest, which is the toast of Silicon Valley and the VC world, has passed 10 million users after only 9 months. TechCrunch reports that it got exclusive stats from ComScore showing that Pinterest had 11.7 million unique monthly visitors in January 2011. That's up from only...
Holy SMOKE! Pinterest Is The Fastest Growing Site Ever

Curiosity's Landing, From the Perspective of the 3,000 People Who Helped Build It

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"Seven years of my life and career come down to seven minutes. I'm kind of freaking out." Mark Rober is an engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. In that role, Rober spent seven years working on the Curiosity project as NASA made its plans to explore Mars. "That's nearly...
Curiosity's Landing, From the Perspective of the 3,000 People Who Helped Build It

ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

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Fans of ThinkFlood might want to shed a few tears today, as the company has just announced it's closing its doors. As a reminder, ThinkFlood was responsible for the RedEye universal remote control system that allowed any smartphone or web-connected device to control everything from a home theatre to...
ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

Lawrence Lessig scares a room of liberals

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I should say upfront that I'm a big fan of Lawrence Lessig's causes and his presentation techniques. My favorite might be his 2007 tour de force at TED about John Philips Sousa, Jesus singing "I Will Survive," and the joys and dangers of remix culture. A few days back he...
Lawrence Lessig scares a room of liberals

Google X Lab will reveal another 'moonshot' next month - but it's not working on a space elevator

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In a talk at SXSW today, the head of Google’s X Lab ‘moonshot’ division, Astro Teller, revealed a previously undisclosed project the clandestine group had worked on. He also hinted at a new project to be announced in a few weeks. Don’t go expecting a Space Elevator though, that’s a...
Google X Lab will reveal another 'moonshot' next month - but it's not working on a space elevator

Social App Pheed Brings Streaming Pay-Per-View to Mobile

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There’s a reason social app Pheed has catered to the creative community in the six months since it launched. It’s an amalgam of sites like Instagram and video and audio sharing apps, where creatives can retain rights to their content and monetize it if they want. Think of it as...
Social App Pheed Brings Streaming Pay-Per-View to Mobile
How Olympic audio engineers create a hyperreal sound experience

Tomorrow is No Email Day: Ignore your inbox and do something more useful instead

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Looking at your ever-growing inbox and looking for a reason to ignore it? Tomorrow you have that excuse, as it will be the second annual No Email Day. A year ago, UK-based Paul Lancaster declared a No Email Day and managed to get coverage for it everywhere from The Next...
Tomorrow is No Email Day: Ignore your inbox and do something more useful instead

Cooking with the iPad: which apps offer the best experience?

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Cooking: if you're not doing it very often, you should. But you're probably not here to listen to me preach to you about the health, budget, and culinary enjoyment benefits of cooking for yourself. If you do it, you may be interested in our latest app showdown. And if you...
Cooking with the iPad: which apps offer the best experience?
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