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The Complete Timeline Of Zynga's Disastrous 2012 (ZNGA)

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Only nine months ago, Zynga was worth $11.5 billion, pumping out new games every month at breakneck speed. It seems so far away in time, given everything that's happened since. Zynga's stock is stuck in the doldrums and it's shuttering 11 older games like PetVille and Indiana Jones Adventure World that failed...
The Complete Timeline Of Zynga's Disastrous 2012 (ZNGA)
The best smartphones of 2012: AT&T

Korea Fair Trade Commission Raids Google. Again.

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Google’s in hot water in South Korea again. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) raided Google’s offices in Seoul Monday, people familiar with the matter say. This is the second time the agency has busted in on Google’s South Korean headquarters, and appears to be a response to the search...
Korea Fair Trade Commission Raids Google. Again.

Gamevil Q2 2012 sales dip 7.8% Q-over-Q to $13.4M, as net profits rise to $5.2M

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South Korea’s Gamevil has posted its Q2 2012 results, reporting total revenues of 15.2 billion KRW ($13.4 million), up 96 percent year-over-year, but down 7.8 percent from the company’s Q1 sales of 16.5 billion KRW ($14.6 million). The company’s net profits for the quarter were 5.9 billion KRW ($5.2 million),...
Gamevil Q2 2012 sales dip 7.8% Q-over-Q to $13.4M, as net profits rise to $5.2M

SXSW 2010: The Complete Social Media Guide

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This year’s South By Southwest (SXSW) festival is rapidly approaching. Beginning with the Interactive Media events on March 12th, Austin, Texas will be the place to connect with the brightest in tech and media and get the scoop on some exciting new ventures.Whether you plan to physically attend or...
SXSW 2010: The Complete Social Media Guide

IBM Sees Insights From Big Data In Africa

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Africa is already well known for leapfrogging the rest of the world in use of mobile money, but African countries now have another big leapfrogging opportunity: big data analytics. Across the continent, there's a tremendous potential for using data analytics in powerful new ways in a wide range of industries...
IBM Sees Insights From Big Data In Africa

Paul Allen's Institute for Brain Science to move to Seattle's South Lake Union area

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Paul Allen speaking at Seattle’s Town Hall. Seattle’s fast-growing South Lake Union neighborhood is getting another boost — this time from the guy who is largely responsible for its transformation. Paul Allen’s Institute for Brain Science announced today that they will relocate their headquarters from Fremont to Seattle’s South Lake Union...
Paul Allen's Institute for Brain Science to move to Seattle's South Lake Union area

SXSW ride services encounter the paradox of free

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The concept of free is so sweet you can almost taste it. Take a minute to savor each delicious letter. F. R. E. E. It would be all well and good, if it weren’t for that wicked aftertaste. Free social networks are great, until the companies that provide them...
SXSW ride services encounter the paradox of free

4 Storified Reasons SXSW Was Worth The Hassle From Al Gore, Sean Parker, Baratunde Thurston

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How SXSW attendees used Storify to capture the festival's most-talked about events in real-timeThe social curation tool Storify was a big winner at the interactive portion of this year’s South by Southwest festival, having received the award for excellence in social media. Founded in 2010 by Xavier Damman and Burt...
4 Storified Reasons SXSW Was Worth The Hassle From Al Gore, Sean Parker, Baratunde Thurston

A Broken System: Einstein Wouldn't Have Been 'Qualified' To Teach High School Physics

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We've argued for years that many professions that require certain forms of "licensing" are often more about restricting supply. That's not say those who set up the licensing effort didn't have the best of intentions, but the end effect often doesn't actually do much to benefit the public. I'm reminded...
A Broken System: Einstein Wouldn't Have Been 'Qualified' To Teach High School Physics
Chicago Meetup: Startup Sails Are Full In The Windy City

Seattle mayor touts South Lake Union as an 'engine for job growth'

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McGinn Anyone who has stepped foot near Amazon.com’s new headquarters in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood can feel the change happening around them. Perhaps no neighborhood in the city is undergoing such a radical overhaul. And now Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is touting that growth, saying that the redevelopment of...
Seattle mayor touts South Lake Union as an 'engine for job growth'

GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world

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Do Seattle’s tech startups dream big enough, and do the region’s startup investors do enough to help make those big dreams happen? Chris DeVore and Tony Wright in the KIRO-FM studios. We explore those topics and more this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, as we compare...
GeekWire Radio: Seattle and Silicon Valley, the inside view from the startup world
Galaxy S III preorders approach 10 million
Motorola leaving Samsung's South Korean home

Apple Looking to Increase Exposure for Free App Store and iBookstore Content?

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Late last month, Apple launched a new "Free App of the Week" promotion on the App Store, featuring a single app on each of the iPhone and iPad platforms and offering the normally-paid titles for free. Apple's digital content stores have of course offered free apps for years, but the...
Apple Looking to Increase Exposure for Free App Store and iBookstore Content?

Tech Moves: Startup Weekend lands Microsoft vet; Glympse recruits from Amazon; and more

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Ludo Ulrich Startup Weekend already hosts hundreds of events around the globe each year, and now the Seattle-based entrepreneurial education non-profit is looking to get even bigger. The organization just hired Ludovic Ulrich, the former global program manager for Microsoft’s BizSpark program, as chief development officer. “Ludovic brings with him...
Tech Moves: Startup Weekend lands Microsoft vet; Glympse recruits from Amazon; and more
The Fifth Horsemen: Samsung

Songkick Lets Fans Build Andrew Bird's South American Tour For Him

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Over the last few weeks, we've been talking about Songkick's new "Detour" feature, which artists are using to set up shows in "off the beaten track" places, where they'd be unlikely to tour normally, but via Songkick, they discover there are enough fans to make it worthwhile. Considering how often...
Songkick Lets Fans Build Andrew Bird's South American Tour For Him

TV highlights 18/02/2013

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Chivalry And Betrayal: The Hundred Years War | Common Ground | Dancing On The Edge | Storyville: Google & The World Brain | Her Majesty's Prison - Aylesbury | Black Mirror | Girls Chivalry And Betrayal: The Hundred Years War9pm, BBC4Second instalment of Janina Ramirez's three-part survey of the interminable...
TV highlights 18/02/2013

BBM Money Launching In Indonesia "Shortly," Will Enable Peer-To-Peer Funds Transfer Via Messenger

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RIM today confirmed earlier reports it was planning a transactional service attached to BBM that would allow for direct money transfers, and put a name to the service – BBM Money. In an interview with the BBC, RIM Managing Director of RIM’s South Asia operations Hastings Singh said that the...
BBM Money Launching In Indonesia "Shortly," Will Enable Peer-To-Peer Funds Transfer Via Messenger

Survata, VidIQ, And Five Other Startups Take The Stage At Founders Den Demo Night

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I’m at Founders Den Demo Night, where seven startups are making their pitch to investors, press, and other members of the tech community. As with most other demo events, these aren’t launches per se (we’ve covered most of the companies already), but it’s a good opportunity for us to highlight...
Survata, VidIQ, And Five Other Startups Take The Stage At Founders Den Demo Night

The Best Tools for Hacking Your Next Big Conference (Like SXSW) [Travel]

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At last year's South by Southwest Interactive festival, I experienced shoulder burns, a perpetually dead laptop, frantic text messages, and very little sleep. This year, I'm planning on taking Lifehacker's own advice on travel tools and actually enjoying myself. Here's how. More »...
The Best Tools for Hacking Your Next Big Conference (Like SXSW) [Travel]
Toll booth: Could Facebook charge developers for access?
Cloud: CloudFlare Lights Up Without Big-Name Server-Sellers
Dispatch: ‘Ambient awareness’ apps light up SXSW, but what about the wider world?

Ahead of SXSW, Highlight Makes Another Bid For SoLoMo Supremacy With Photos And Events

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It’s South By Southwest time again, and you know what that means — it’s time for another round of apps to announce launches and updates to help make your mandatory fun time in Austin, Texas that much better. Today, social-local-mobile app Highlight is doing another round of updates to its...
Ahead of SXSW, Highlight Makes Another Bid For SoLoMo Supremacy With Photos And Events

At the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Evian hired an illustrator to tweet art in realtime

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This past weekend at the Food Network’s South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Evian, a long-time sponsor of the event, hired an illustrator to cover the weekend’s events and tweet out images in realtime. While live tweeting events or hiring artists to cover a show is nothing new, hiring a...
At the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Evian hired an illustrator to tweet art in realtime

Global LTE connections reach 27M, almost all in U.S., Korea and Japan

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LTE’s impact globally is still small, but it’s growing particularly fast in the countries where carriers were quick to leave the 4G gate. According to a new Wireless Intelligence report, there were 27 million LTE connections in the world at the end of June, but 87 percent of them were...
Global LTE connections reach 27M, almost all in U.S., Korea and Japan

The Best Thing I Learned At SXSW Was From the Unabomber

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The best thing I learned at this year's South by Southwest came from the unlikeliest of sources -- a techno-skeptic and professor of philosophy who says he believes that technology is ruining modern society....
The Best Thing I Learned At SXSW Was From the Unabomber
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