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Windows 8 sales are 'slow going,' says Newegg

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Further confirming our suspicions that Windows 8 is off to a slow start, a Newegg senior vice president has said that sales of Windows 8 have been “slow going.” Likewise, sales of hardware with Windows 8 pre-installed has been “slow and steady.”These quotes come from Merle McIntosh, Newegg’s senior vice...
Windows 8 sales are 'slow going,' says Newegg

Google's Singhal: Speech, natural language recognition among search's biggest challenges

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As Google aims to expand search's ability to answer increasingly difficult questions based on contextual information, several key obstacles still stand in its way. Knowledge Graph, a feature designed to put users' searches in context and deliver tailored results, as well as understanding speech, natural language and conversation are...
Google's Singhal: Speech, natural language recognition among search's biggest challenges
Apple Engineers Working Overtime on iOS 7's 'DeForstallization'
Long a cloud kingpin, Amazon now fighting back against AWS competition
Top Google executive forced off Twitter

Apple retail chief John Browett confirms Shenzhen Apple Store

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In guiding a tour of Apple's soon-to-open Wangfujing retail location, the company's senior vice president of retail John Browett confirmed a fourth Chinese store is being built in Shenzhen, where Foxconn and other manufacturing partners operate fabrication plants....
Apple retail chief John Browett confirms Shenzhen Apple Store

iPads to Outnumber BlackBerries in the Office by 2014

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The BlackBerry’s days as enterprise’s sidearm of choice are numbered. Thanks to the consumerization of IT, there will soon be more iPads in the business market than RIM’s once ubiquitous handset. Speaking at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Monday morning, Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president of research at Gartner, predicted that iPads will...
iPads to Outnumber BlackBerries in the Office by 2014

You Can Control The New Xbox One With Your Voice (MSFT)

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It's not all about Siri anymore - the new Xbox One is the latest gadget that is designed to respond to your spoken commands. Microsoft senior vice president of the Online Audience Business Group Yusuf Mehdi is on stage right now demonstrating it. You can power it on and off...
You Can Control The New Xbox One With Your Voice (MSFT)

Warner Bros to open studio in San Francisco developing free-to-play, social and mobile video games

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced today that it will be creating a digital video game studio in San Francisco, CA. Called WB Games San Francisco, it will open this year and specialize in creating games that will work across multiple platforms — specifically publishing “high quality, free-to-play, mobile, social and...
Warner Bros to open studio in San Francisco developing free-to-play, social and mobile video games
Sift raises $540K to turn your inbox into a personal shopper

Nokia Growth Partners Launches Third Fund Backed By $250M From Nokia, Expands In China

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Nokia’s venture capital arm Nokia Growth Partners (NGP), which was founded back in 2005 and invests in mobile-related ventures in the U.S., Europe and Asia, has launched its third fund — back by a further $250 million long term commitment from Nokia. The VC firm is also expanding its presence in China...
Nokia Growth Partners Launches Third Fund Backed By $250M From Nokia, Expands In China

Apple hardware chief sells off $10.7M in stock

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Apple's senior vice president of hardware engineering Dan Riccio let go of a little more than $10.7 million in stock this week. [Read more]...
Apple hardware chief sells off $10.7M in stock

HP outs pricing on full Windows 8 PC lineup

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A huge wave of Windows 8 PCs is coming, and HP is hoping to ride it to victory. Early on Wednesday, the company announced pricing and availability for its complete Windows 8 PC portfolio, which includes a broad range of  notebooks, hybrid ultrabook/tablet machines and all in-one desktops. “HP’s portfolio of...
HP outs pricing on full Windows 8 PC lineup
Gaming Monetization Startup Playhaven Nabs Rovio's SVP of Brand Marketing Ville Heijari

Apple legal chief joins board of ski resort company

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Apple's general counsel and senior vice president is now on the board of a company that manages ski resorts around the U.S. [Read more]...
Apple legal chief joins board of ski resort company

Former Kindle ad guru sues Amazon, alleges internal retaliation

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A former Amazon employee is suing the company over his termination, alleging that he was let go in retaliation for going over his manager’s head to bring internal attention to a latency problem that he believed would have “seriously jeopardized” the ad platform launch for the new Kindle Fire tablets...
Former Kindle ad guru sues Amazon, alleges internal retaliation

FuzeBox Hires Google's Amritansh Raghav And Skype's Eran Shtiegman To Lead Product And Engineering

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Video conferencing company FuzeBox is announcing two big hires today — Amritansh Raghav, former engineering director for Google Compute Engine, and Eran Shtiegman, a former director of product management at Skype (where he worked on social products and ads). Raghav is the company’s new chief security officer and senior vice...
FuzeBox Hires Google's Amritansh Raghav And Skype's Eran Shtiegman To Lead Product And Engineering
Dropbox hires sales execs from Salesforce and Apple to bolster its enterprise push

Vevo boss Nic Jones: 'We're at the pointy end of labels' activities'

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What the majors want from the video hub, what he learned from MySpace - and why mobile is more than just phonesThere are very few surviving pictures of Nic Jones, now Vevo's senior vice-president of international, wearing short shorts and playing his trombone, but being brought up by his parents...
Vevo boss Nic Jones: 'We're at the pointy end of labels' activities'

Visa, MasterCard and Amex back Gemalto NFC payment SIM, coming soon to Canada, France, Japan

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The world of payments has another would-be suitor knocking at its door after Gemalto revealed that its UpTeq NFC payment system for mobile SIM cards has gained the certification of three industry giants: American Express, MasterCard and Visa. The company, which specialises in chipset and device-level technology, says that UpTeq...
Visa, MasterCard and Amex back Gemalto NFC payment SIM, coming soon to Canada, France, Japan
Phil Schiller clarifies iPad mini has stereo speakers following Amazon's Kindle comparison

Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime

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Ahead of a meeting with government officials later this month to discuss how Apple could prevent increasing smartphone crimes, Apple today introduced a new feature for called ‘Activation Lock’ that it says will be a “a really powerful theft deterrent” when released later this fall in iOS 7. We...
Apple announces 'Activation Lock' theft deterrent feature for iOS 7 ahead of gov't meeting on rising smartphone crime
IBM Cashes In On The Cloud -- Buys Hosting Company SoftLayer
CES 2013 madness begins: What's new and hot this year (gallery)
Yahoo to close Korean operations by end of 2012

Comcast doubling Internet speeds, promises up to 105 Mbps for Extreme 50 customers

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Comcast is doubling the Internet speeds for customers in Washington state who subscribe to its Blast! and Extreme 50 offerings. The changes are being made at no additional cost, part of an ongoing plan by the state’s largest cable company to boost speeds. The company also said that it is...
Comcast doubling Internet speeds, promises up to 105 Mbps for Extreme 50 customers

Bina launches box to analyze genomes; cloud on the way

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Bina Technologies is launching its Bina Box for on-premise genome processing, enabling researchers to quickly and cheaply analyze genomes and give doctors data-driven suggestions for custom treatments. Use a genome sequencer to see one person’s DNA profile, and you’ll get 6 billion unique characters, or half a terabyte of data,...
Bina launches box to analyze genomes; cloud on the way

Amazon's new cloud services may blow your mind

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At Tuesday’s Structure:Europe event, Amazon.com’s CTO Werner Vogels hinted that “there are things coming down the pipe you wouldn’t believe,” when asked about what’s in store for Amazon’s Web Services. GigaOM did a little speculating this morning into what Vogels could have been talking about, and some of the possibilities are...
Amazon's new cloud services may blow your mind

Wal-Mart to try out locker system to let customers buy online, pick up offline

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. executives know that more people want to buy stuff outside of stores. As part of its multi-pronged Wal-Mart eCommerce strategy, the retailer with 4,000 stores in the United States and 10,000 worldwide has been taking orders online and letting customers pick up their purchases in store for...
Wal-Mart to try out locker system to let customers buy online, pick up offline
Apple's Phil Schiller on Android malware: 'be safe out there'
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