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Yahoo didn't buy Tumblr. They bought Tumblr's market position
Microsoft Opens Online Flagship Store On Tmall, The 'Amazon Of China'

GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel

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GoEuro is one of a handful of companies that are trying to make multi-modal travel search – that is, being able to search at once across modes of transport including air, rail, bus and car – a reality. What’s more, like fellow Berlin startup Waymate, GoEuro is trying to accomplish...
GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel
The future according to John Doerr (Or: How Twitter can become the fifth big company in tech)
Cypress debuts ad platform for Xbox Live video apps

This week at Microsoft: The odds and ends edition

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Hello fellow technology travelers. With this weekly roundup, I try to pick a few themes to guide the post. Say, Windows 8, and its various newsy bits. This week that was impossible. But, as I promised Beelzebub that I would never quit this post, I have come up with a...
This week at Microsoft: The odds and ends edition
New Boundary App For Splunk Predicts Root Cause Of App Brownouts

The 404 1,151: Where we got these Blackberries, man (podcast)

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Blackberry users have always hated fun, but today we'll discuss why the company's market share dropped 50% in the last three years. We'll also lament the end of Newsweek's printed magazine, trace back the life of Game Genie, and bid farewell to Flamin' Hot Cheetos from our daily diet. [Read...
The 404 1,151: Where we got these Blackberries, man (podcast)
Pioneer Square Tech Map: Where are tech companies hanging their shingles?
Ex-Intel executive comes out as Qualcomm's chief marketing officer -- and he loves mobile devices even more now

BlackBerry regains some lost market share in Canada

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The company's market share stood at 6 percent in the fourth quarter, but jumped to 13.5 percent in Canada in the first quarter. [Read more]...
BlackBerry regains some lost market share in Canada
'People overbelieved in Apple'

Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

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Chinese telecom gear makers Huwaei and ZTE are about to get blacklisted by the U.S. Congress in a report to be published Monday. Reuters reports that the U.S. House of Representatives’ Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence will recommend U.S. companies don’t use wares from the two companies over fears that...
Why nobody really wants to get to the bottom of China, ZTE and Huawei

Tibco Buys Maporama Solutions To Add Geolocation To Its Big Data Analytics

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On the heels of Apple buying WifiSLAM for $20 million to improve its indoor geolocation capabilities comes another piece of M&A in the space: Tibco Software, the enterprise software company, has bought Maporama Solutions, a French geolocation company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tibco says that it...
Tibco Buys Maporama Solutions To Add Geolocation To Its Big Data Analytics

Amazon's Kindle Fire dips back below 4% market share

www.geekwire.com
Maybe the Kindle Fire really is the “fruitcake of tablets.” Worldwide market share for Amazon’s family of tablets dropped to 3.7 percent in the first quarter, according to new data from the IDC research firm, which says the Kindle Fire was the “victim of a highly seasonal product cycle.” In other...
Amazon's Kindle Fire dips back below 4% market share

Key analysts downgrade Microsoft stock as traditional PC market struggles

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Two closely followed analysts downgraded Microsoft’s shares this morning, another blow to the Redmond company as it struggles to gain traction in smartphones and tablets, and feels the impact of slumping computer shipments. Goldman Sachs analyst Heather Bellini downgraded Microsoft to “sell” from her previous rating of “neutral.” Nomura analyst...
Key analysts downgrade Microsoft stock as traditional PC market struggles

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

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Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you...
Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Apple's updated iPhone 5 for T-Mobile goes through FCC testing

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An iPhone native to T-Mobile USA has been the stuff of legend for so long that we still have a hard time believing it's real, even after the carrier confirmed it in no uncertain terms. We're a little more credulous now that Apple has run the iPhone 5 through...
Apple's updated iPhone 5 for T-Mobile goes through FCC testing
Brad Feld takes on one of the biggest entrepreneur challenges: Relationships
Anyone Who Thinks Apple's Bonds Are As Safe As Government Bonds Is Hallucinating

With 70% of new signups becoming active users, Feedly details its coming feature roadmap

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RSS reader Feedly has revealed usage statistics about its growth over the past six month and where it will go in the future. With one month until Google Reader is set to shut down, Feedly has gained more traction. It tells us that it’s seeing a 4 percent week-over-week growth...
With 70% of new signups becoming active users, Feedly details its coming feature roadmap

Microsoft, Surprisingly, Is Pushing The HTML5 Web Standard

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Though it looks well-intentioned, MS's attempt to promote standard HTML5 in web pages is a dig at Apple and Google. Microsoft has a new website out: "modern.ie." It's all about promoting standard HTML5-type web code so that a modern, dynamic, Flash-free website works just as well in one browser...
Microsoft, Surprisingly, Is Pushing The HTML5 Web Standard

Study: WordPress Grabs More Share Of Top 100 Blogs

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WordPress continues to gain in popularity among top blog publishers. The blogging platform’s market share rose to 52 percent, up from 48 percent last year, according to Royal Pingdom, which uses the Technorati Top 100 blogs list for its annual study. To get a sense of WordPress’ growth... Please visit Marketing...
Study: WordPress Grabs More Share Of Top 100 Blogs

Google Tweaks Search to Make Explicit Images Harder to Find

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Google has quietly tweaked its search service to make it more difficult to surface sexually-explicit images, risking the ire of some users even as new data shows the firm solidifying its leadership in the U.S. market....
Google Tweaks Search to Make Explicit Images Harder to Find

Apple regains fifth spot in Chinese smartphone market, shipments soar

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Apple retook its spot as China's fifth largest smartphone vendor in the first quarter, as the country's market grew to triple the size of the U.S.'s.Apple had an 8 percent share of the smartphone market, while Samsung continued to lead all vendors with a 20 percent share, according to...
Apple regains fifth spot in Chinese smartphone market, shipments soar

Google antitrust suit may have similar impact to Microsoft case in the 1990s

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US Federal Trade Commission initiative could see search giant facing proceedings on both sides of the AtlanticThe US Federal Trade Commission is preparing a case against Google that could lead to a full antitrust lawsuit similar to the action taken against Microsoft at the end of the 1990s, the Guardian...
Google antitrust suit may have similar impact to Microsoft case in the 1990s

Business social network XING buys employer review platform Kununu for up to $12.3m

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XING, Europe’s LinkedIn, has acquired kununu, Europe’s Glassdoor, for up to 9.4 million euros ($12.3 million). Kununu is an employer assessment and review platform that enables people to rate their jobs and the company they work for. The service is available in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and Vienna-based kununu claims...
Business social network XING buys employer review platform Kununu for up to $12.3m
Google to Apple: We'll have more pixels than you

HTC's Chief Operating Officer is latest senior departure

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A couple of weeks after we reported on five senior departures from HTC, Business Week reports that the company’s COO Matthew Costello has also gone. Chief Operating Officer Matthew Costello stepped down after less than three years at Taiwan’s biggest smartphone maker amid slumping sales that have pushed down shares...
HTC's Chief Operating Officer is latest senior departure

ZenPayroll and Xero form cloud-based accounting partnership to rival the likes of ADP and QuickBooks

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ZenPayroll, a cloud-based payroll management service, announced on Thursday that it has partnered with Xero, a small business accounting software, to take on the industry’s market leaders and give businesses an alternative when it comes to managing their finances. With this new relationship, small businesses can now choose between traditional...
ZenPayroll and Xero form cloud-based accounting partnership to rival the likes of ADP and QuickBooks
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