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Unified looks to provide transparency for social advertising with new ad monitor tool

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Enterprise marketing technology company Unified today released the latest version of its Social Operating Platform, which includes a new ad monitoring application, improved insights and a self-serve version of its app suite that helps companies amplify their messages by integrating social features. Unified says it wants to bring transparency to...
Unified looks to provide transparency for social advertising with new ad monitor tool

Grant Shapps founded company selling software that breaches Google code

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TrafficPaymaster, sold by housing minister's wife's firm, generates revenue for sites using search engine's AdSenseGrant Shapps, the housing minister tipped for promotion to the cabinet this week, founded a family business selling software that increases a website's advertising revenue by breaching Google's code of practice.The $497 (£313) software package, called...
Grant Shapps founded company selling software that breaches Google code
How software-defined radio could revolutionize wireless

Raspberry Pi Gets Own App Store: One-Stop-Shop To Make It Even Easier For Kids To Get Coding -- And Earn Pocket Money From Apps

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The not-for-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched an app store for the $25 mini computer — called the Pi Store – to “make it easier for developers of all ages to share their games, applications, tools and tutorials with the rest of the community”. The Pi mini computer was designed with...
Raspberry Pi Gets Own App Store: One-Stop-Shop To Make It Even Easier For Kids To Get Coding -- And Earn Pocket Money From Apps
Microsoft's CFO Is Damning The Surface With Faint Praise (MSFT)

Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

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The analysts at Pacific Crest Securities have just done a survey of enterprise IT resellers, and the results are sort of a good news/bad news thing. It comes down to this (and if you’ve been paying attention to the sector at all, you won’t have any trouble guessing it):...
Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

GELI's battery operating system is here

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Startup GELI, which I called the Android for grid batteries earlier this year, has finished developing its battery operating system and has shipped its first systems to customer the National Institute of Standards and Technology for testing in NIST’s Net Zero Home Project. It’s a major milestone for a young...
GELI's battery operating system is here
HAXLR8R explores different ways to sell connected devices

Xbox 360 wins holiday season in U.S., marks two straight years atop market

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The Xbox 360 is champ once again. Microsoft’s console was the best-selling console in the United States last month, marking 24 consecutive months atop the video game market. NPD research firm released its monthly December’s statistics and the Xbox 360 sold 1.4 million units last month. Even though that led...
Xbox 360 wins holiday season in U.S., marks two straight years atop market
Steve Jobs considered a free, ad-supported version of Mac OS 9

Read this: Unraveling sustainable App Store pricing practices

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I’ve often felt that there is a dearth of high-level discussion about the business of the App Store, and indeed building a sustainable business selling software altogether. Too much dealing with the day-to-day flailing that comes with trying to make things work. That’s why I was really happy to see...
Read this: Unraveling sustainable App Store pricing practices
What Jason Fried taught me about selling software

HTC relaunches Dashwire to help ease smartphone transitions for mobile operators

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Nearly a year and a half after Seattle-based Dashwire agreed to be sold to Taiwain smartphone maker HTC for up to $18.5 million, the company is being relaunched to help mobile operators with smartphone transitions and other software that improves user experiences. Founded by former Microsoftie Ford Davidson in 2006, Dashwire has...
HTC relaunches Dashwire to help ease smartphone transitions for mobile operators

Earn An Income By Selling Software Instructional Videos On Bubblecast

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According to InternetWorldStats, the number of Internet users in December of 2000 was just under 361 million people. By the end of 2009, that number had increased to 1.7 billion users. That’s a growth rate of about 380 percent. Even more impressively, InternetWorldStats points out that this is a...
Earn An Income By Selling Software Instructional Videos On Bubblecast
For sale from Pivotal Initiative: Cloud Foundry

These Former Frat Guys Still Live Like Frat Guys And Make Software For Frat Guys

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It's perfectly normal to bootstrap your startup and have all of your employees work and sleep in one house, like one big happy family. Mark Zuckerberg ran Facebook out of a house in Palo Alto. And even he liked to go to Stanford University to check out frat parties....
These Former Frat Guys Still Live Like Frat Guys And Make Software For Frat Guys

LA-based telemarketing software startup raises $15M

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Telemarketing is a dirty business, but someone’s gotta do it — because somehow, it’s still profitable. Also profitable is selling software to telemarketers that allows them to track the calls they make, the responses they get (or don’t get) from consumers, and the next follow-up actions they need to take...
LA-based telemarketing software startup raises $15M

The Apple Maps Fiasco Wasn't An Isolated 'Mistake'--It Was Apple Being Apple

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Apple swapping out Google Maps for its own inferior product makes it irresistible for me to present an arcane bit of Silicon Valley history that I often recall with a certain relish when enjoying a glass of wine with my young colleagues. In the early 1980s, I had the privilege...
The Apple Maps Fiasco Wasn't An Isolated 'Mistake'--It Was Apple Being Apple

Here's Why Dell Went Overboard And Spent $2.4 Billion To Nab Quest Software (DELL, QSFT)

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Dell and Quest software officially revealed what the world already knew: that Dell was in a bidding war against a band of private equity firms to buy Quest Software. The two companies announced that Dell would buy Quest for $2.4 billion -- slightly more than Dell's own last bid of...
Here's Why Dell Went Overboard And Spent $2.4 Billion To Nab Quest Software (DELL, QSFT)

HTC relaunches Dashwire to help mobile operators offer easier smartphone setups and switchovers

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Following its acquisition by HTC in 2011, Dashwire has announced today that it is relaunching to try to offer mobile operators a better software solution that can simplify and improve the user experience on smartphones. Founded in 2006, the company is setting out to create a range of web-hosted software modules...
HTC relaunches Dashwire to help mobile operators offer easier smartphone setups and switchovers

'Dark trade' in Web censoring tools exposed by Pakistan plan

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A plan by Pakistan for a Web filtering project prompts U.S. firms to take a stance on selling software to be used for government censorship. [Read more]...
'Dark trade' in Web censoring tools exposed by Pakistan plan

Google blacklists websites run by family of Grant Shapps

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Search giant bans string of 19 sites run by wife, mother and sister of Tory minister from carrying its advertisingGoogle has blacklisted a network of websites run by the family of the newly promoted Tory party co-chairman, Grant Shapps, for breaching its rules on copyright infringement. A string of at...
Google blacklists websites run by family of Grant Shapps

Less than 12k signatures needed before unlocking cell phone petition gets heard by the White House

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Supporters of legalizing unlocking cell phones are closer to getting their petition heard from the White House. With three days left, organizers need to gather just under 12,000 signatures in order to meet the 100,000 minimum as established by the Obama administration’s “We the People” system. The petition that supporters...
Less than 12k signatures needed before unlocking cell phone petition gets heard by the White House
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says building hardware 'is a scene that must not go unexploited'

The Shadowy World Of Selling Software Bugs - And How It Makes Us All Less Safe

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"Pssst, wanna buy some software bugs?" It's not talked about much, but selling software vulnerabilities is big business. And the practice has surprising implications for software security - and even national security. It turns out government agencies are willing to pay six figures for exclusive details on exploitable flaws in...
The Shadowy World Of Selling Software Bugs - And How It Makes Us All Less Safe

Microsoft Office for the iPad is all about the Enterprise

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It appears that Microsoft may finally unveil an iPad version of its bread and butter Office productivity suite.  More interestingly, the launch seems to timed with a possible on stage presentation at the iPad 3 event in a few weeks. Remember when Roz Ho, former head of the MS Mac...
Microsoft Office for the iPad is all about the Enterprise

'Oracle Is The Most Dysfunctional Organization That I Had Ever Seen' (ORCL)

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The Oracle sales teams are so dysfunctional that top sales performers are leaving en masse, an employee who left the company a week ago told us. This echos other reports we are hearing about problems with Oracle's sales. The ex-employee left Oracle hardware sales after less than a year on...
'Oracle Is The Most Dysfunctional Organization That I Had Ever Seen' (ORCL)
Video game sales continue to slide in February, Xbox still top console
David Sacks Should Be Microsoft's Next CEO (MSFT)

A first look at what the Windows Store will bring in Windows 8

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New information has reached The Verge that details what games should ship with, and be available for, the Windows 8 beta, which is set to be called a ‘consumer preview.’ Critically, Solitaire and Pinball will be included, pre-downloaded. Other apps will have to be snagged by users from the Windows Store. The...
A first look at what the Windows Store will bring in Windows 8
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