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$1,000 for the cheapest Surface? This latest rumor has Microsoft fanboys feeling downcast

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Consider this the second time that we have heard rumbles concerning the pricing of Microsoft’s Surface line of tablets. Also, consider this the second time that pricing news concerning the Surface has been bad. Today the world of Microsoft reporting is buzzing with the news from a Swedish website that listed prices...
$1,000 for the cheapest Surface? This latest rumor has Microsoft fanboys feeling downcast

BP’s Effort to Plug Oil Leak Suspended a Second Time - http://nyti.ms/dAwbcM (shit...) #fb

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BP’s Effort to Plug Oil Leak Suspended a Second Time - http://nyti.ms/dAwbcM (shit...) #fb

Google's Motorola issues second appeal of ITC case dismissal against Apple

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Motorola has given notice to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that it will be contesting the International Trade Commission's dismissal of a case against Apple, the second time the now Google-owned company has filed an appeal tied to that investigation.    ...
Google's Motorola issues second appeal of ITC case dismissal against Apple

Facebook for iOS 5.3 includes photo album selection, faster Timeline and News Feed

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Facebook today released an update to its iOS application that improves the speed of the app and includes a new feature for users to upload photos to an album. The iOS update comes on the heels of an overhaul of the Android app earlier today with natively built features to...
Facebook for iOS 5.3 includes photo album selection, faster Timeline and News Feed

Nexus 4 out of stock again after 2.5-month shipping wait

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The 8GB model of the Nexus 4 smartphone, produced by Google and LG, is once again listed as out of stock, while the 16GB model is said to be shipping in six to seven weeks. This marks the second time that the unlocked handset, which runs the latest version of...
Nexus 4 out of stock again after 2.5-month shipping wait
MacBook Pro with Retina display delivery dates delayed again, now 3 to 4 weeks
Immerse yourself in fear: how Oculus Rift could change horror games

Qihoo's iOS Apps Reportedly Removed For Violating Apple's Rules

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According to multiple sources cited in a Tencent QQ Tech report (link via Google Translate, h/t Tech In Asia), Apple removed all of Qihoo’s apps from its App store last week for violating its terms of service. Qihoo said last week that it did not know the reason for the...
Qihoo's iOS Apps Reportedly Removed For Violating Apple's Rules

Fledging storytelling app Backspaces passes 50k users and 90k stories, refines Web presence

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After launching back in August, Backspaces, an iPhone app for telling stories using just photos and text, has passed 50,000 users and 90,000 stories. The service received a considerable boost during Instagram’s terms of service debacle, and has since taken on an interesting, reflective role in the mobile sharing space. In short, Backspaces...
Fledging storytelling app Backspaces passes 50k users and 90k stories, refines Web presence

iPhone 5 nano-SIMs pictured as launch looms

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How influential has Apple (AAPL) been in the mobile industry? Consider this: The SIM card has been in use in the wireless industry since 1991 and its design remained unchanged for nearly 20 years. When Apple’s next-generation iPhone launches later this month with new nano-SIM cards, it will mark...
iPhone 5 nano-SIMs pictured as launch looms

Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)

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Google's YouTube is looking to make a $50 million equity investment in Vevo, Bloomberg reports. Vevo is a streaming platform that lets you watch music videos from famous artists. Last month, Peter Kafka at AllThingsD reported that Google was about to buy a chunk of its rival video platform, but...
Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)

Google and Facebook greatly expanded their lobbying budgets in Q1

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Technology companies are boosting their lobbying budgets, as issues that impact them either directly or indirectly are increasingly falling under the eye of Congress. Contentious bills such as SOPA, and now CISPA, have led to several companies greatly expanding the amount of money they are spending to make their views known. In...
Google and Facebook greatly expanded their lobbying budgets in Q1

WhatsApp exec debunks rumors of Google takeover

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In a statement issued late Monday, popular messaging app WhatsApp denied claims that Google was in advanced talks to purchase the firm, the second time such a rumor has been debunked in recent memory.    ...
WhatsApp exec debunks rumors of Google takeover

The Problem with Spray-and-Pray Software Salespeople: Homework

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I’ve long been a believer that all the talk that software is now “bought” and not “sold” is wishful thinking. Other than Atlassian, most software companies eventually have to hire sales people if they want to build a real business. (We discussed this with the top management of Atlassian,...
The Problem with Spray-and-Pray Software Salespeople: Homework

Apple demands ipad3.com domain

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For the second time in two months, Apple has disputed ownership of a URL associated with its products, this time filing a claim with the World Intellectual Property Organization for the ipad3.com domain....
Apple demands ipad3.com domain

The future according to Mr Google

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Eric Schmidt is worth $8.2bn, he runs one of the most powerful companies in the world - and he knows what you're going to do next. Google's executive chairman tells allI am face to face with the man who knows everything about me. He knows where I've been, who I...
The future according to Mr Google
Digital First Media is working on paywalls, even though it really doesn't want to

GIMP is Now a Self-Contained Native App for Mac OS X

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GIMP, the image editing program that’s a popular open-source alternative to Photoshop, is now easier than ever for Mac users to start using. Though it was completely free, installing it has long required that X11 also be installed — a major pain in the butt. That changes with the latest...
GIMP is Now a Self-Contained Native App for Mac OS X

Q1 Report: VCs Invested Nearly $7 Billion Across 841 Deals, the 'Highest Level' Since Dot Com Boom

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(Photo via CBI Insights) CB Insights released a new report about venture capital financing for the first quarter of 2013, and after a bleak 2012, things are looking up for New York startups. The state beat out Massachusetts for the second time in the last two years on “overall number of deals...
Q1 Report: VCs Invested Nearly $7 Billion Across 841 Deals, the 'Highest Level' Since Dot Com Boom

How creative can you be in 5.9 seconds? BMW’s contest to win a car will find out

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I”m going to guess that there are probably thousands of contests that hit the web daily on a variety of platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. However, this particular contest from BMW jumped out at me because the company is giving away a car and all you need to do...
How creative can you be in 5.9 seconds? BMW’s contest to win a car will find out

Scalado Remove clears up your photos, we go hands-on (video)

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It's a familar scenario. You're traveling with a friend, she poses in front of a famous monument, you're ready to take her picture with your phone, but there's a constant stream of people and vehicles getting in and out of your shot. What are your options? You could wait...
Scalado Remove clears up your photos, we go hands-on (video)

Larry Page Wants To Hire A Million People (GOOG)

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Google currently has about 60,000 full time employees and tens of thousands more contractors. Google CEO Larry Page dreams of scaling the company "10X" to a million employees, he told Wired's Steven Levy at the end of a magnificent interview. From Wired: Wired: How do you maintain the Google culture--including the...
Larry Page Wants To Hire A Million People (GOOG)

Rather Than Bitching About The Failure Of SOPA/PIPA, Rupert Murdoch Should Take A Closer Look At His Own Policies

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It's well established that Rupert Murdoch threw a bit of a hissy fit on Twitter, after public protests helped put SOPA and PIPA on hold. However, as plenty of people have been pointing out, perhaps the real problem is with Murdoch's (and others') own business model choices. Danny Sullivan recently...
Rather Than Bitching About The Failure Of SOPA/PIPA, Rupert Murdoch Should Take A Closer Look At His Own Policies
BioShock Infinite review: In the sky, Lord, in the sky
Bitcoinica users sue for $460k in lost Bitcoins
With a big funding round on the table, Spotify extends free music for all listeners
Apple Offers Refund After British Boy Spends $2500 on In-App Purchases in 15 Minutes

PSA: Sony SmartWatch now available in the US for $150

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What's the most useful smartwatch of them all? If you guessed Sony's, you've got reason to smile: we just got word that it's finally available here in the US of A. As expected, the SmartWatch costs $150, while those colorful (read: not black) wrist bands are priced at $20...
PSA: Sony SmartWatch now available in the US for $150

Who Supplies Apple? (It's Not Just China): An Interactive Map

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Last month, Apple Inc. released its updated list of suppliers. This report says it includes "the major manufacturing locations of suppliers who provide raw materials and components or perform final assembly on Apple." ChinaFile used this data to construct the interactive map, above. The Cupertino-based company has been publishing annual...
Who Supplies Apple? (It's Not Just China): An Interactive Map

Zynga Reports Higher Revenues, Loss in First Quarter

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Zynga reported a net loss of $85 million, or 12 cents a share on revenues of $329 million, in the first quarter ended March 31. When excluding some charges, including stock-based compensation, the company’s non-GAAP earnings totaled 6 cents a share, beating analyst expectations of 5 cents a share. Revenues...
Zynga Reports Higher Revenues, Loss in First Quarter
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