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signs of life

Boston Wants Everyone to Know New York Startups Aren't So Special, Okay

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“Fuck you, Boston’s most successful startup is AMERICA, okay?” — Paul Revere, probably. This weekend, several outlets ran an AP story about New York’s startup scene, hitting all the high points–CornellNYC, the river of VC money, the local outposts of national companies like Google and Facebook. BostInno, however, has a...
Boston Wants Everyone to Know New York Startups Aren't So Special, Okay

DailyDirt: Exoplanets Everywhere!

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There are about 700 confirmed exoplanets that astronomers have indirectly observed. The Kepler Space Telescope has gathered a vast amount of data, and it suggests that there are probably planets orbiting nearly every star. Now that we know about all these planets, it's fun to speculate about how much life...
DailyDirt: Exoplanets Everywhere!

Microsoft to slash Windows RT licensing fees in effort to boost soft sales - report

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Unable to gain much traction against Apple's iPad so far, Microsoft is cutting the licensing fees for its mobile-targeted Windows RT operating system, hoping that if manufacturers are able to make less expensive devices, the platform could show signs of life.    ...
Microsoft to slash Windows RT licensing fees in effort to boost soft sales - report

Weeks After Layoffs, Kohort User Asks 'Has Kohort Died?'

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Mr. Davis (Photo: twitter.com) Kohort, a social network for groups, launched last month jam-packed with friends of founder and former venture capitalist Mark Peter Davis. But less than a month after launch, Mr. Davis took to the company’s blog to announce that they have decided to “decided to run Kohort...
Weeks After Layoffs, Kohort User Asks 'Has Kohort Died?'
Android and iOS Continue to Dominate Smartphone Market as Windows Phone Shows Signs of Life

HTC revenue dives again in April, but One shows signs of life

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HTC revenue dives again in April, but One shows signs of life

EBay Battles Back With Mobile, Local, Personalization, And A More Streamlined PayPal

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It’s not easy for a $63 billion company to make a successful pivot, but if eBay manages to pull it off, it will be one for the history books. The e-commerce giant has been shifting focus from being primarily a marketplace to a mobile commerce giant with a dash of...
EBay Battles Back With Mobile, Local, Personalization, And A More Streamlined PayPal
Microsoft's "modest" Surface rollout is showing signs of life

I Am Alive launch trailer – video

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An apocalyptic event separates an everyman survivor from his family – now he must search their ruined hometown for signs of life...
I Am Alive launch trailer – video

MSN China said to be heading into ecommerce as part of three-pronged growth strategy

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According to a report in the Marbridge Daily, Microsoft’s MSN China group has large plans for its business in the country. As part of a three-prong growth push, the group will pursue an ecommerce strategy of unknown form, look to accelerate its advertising business, and sell some form of paid...
MSN China said to be heading into ecommerce as part of three-pronged growth strategy
USPS surprises CES with eye-popping app that brings mail to life (video)
William Shatner uses personal communicator to transmit message to space

Mars Rover Landing - review

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Xbox 360 Kinect, PC, Nasa, cert: 3, out nowDon't panic, I'm almost certain that Nasa won't actually be using a games console to control several billion dollars' worth of space gadgetry for their imminent "Curiosity" Mars mission. They have, however, created a free downloadable game, available for Xbox Kinect and...
Mars Rover Landing - review

Daily Report: Signs of Life at Nokia

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Nokia disclosed the first tangible gains in its turbulent transition to a Windows-based smartphone business, as sales rebounded in the United States market. It sold four million new Lumia smartphones running Windows in the quarter, more than analysts had expected. I.B.M. and eBay also reported strong earnings....
Daily Report: Signs of Life at Nokia
Report: Google Nexus Tablet “a done deal”

DailyDirt: Life On Other Planets

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We've discovered thousands of exoplanets beyond our solar system, and some of them are even in the "Goldilocks zone" where liquid water could possibly exist. Some astronomers think life could be abundant in the universe, but there's not that much hard evidence (yet!). Here are just a few astronomical discoveries...
DailyDirt: Life On Other Planets
For scientists seeking extraterrestrial life, Kepler probe is step one
Guerilla researcher created epic botnet to scan billions of IP addresses

Signs of Life at Nokia

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Here’s a phrase we haven’t heard from Nokia in some time, and one that few thought we’d be hearing anytime soon: “Better than expected results.” Yet that’s exactly the language the company used today, announcing preliminary financials for the last quarter of 2012. Nokia said Thursday that it sold 86.3...
Signs of Life at Nokia

Friday Poll: Will the Mars rover find signs of life?

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Now that it has landed safely, the Mars rover is getting down to business, including looking for signs of previous life. What do you think Curiosity will uncover? [Read more]...
Friday Poll: Will the Mars rover find signs of life?

Remember American Android phone maker Saygus? Neither do we, but it's raising $8m

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Back in November 2009, an unknown American company called Saygus made some noise about its Vphone, an Android smartphone that it calls the “Personal Communications Device of the future” (and more) on its website. It’s proving to be a distant future. The Vphone wasn’t heard from again until August 2011,...
Remember American Android phone maker Saygus? Neither do we, but it's raising $8m
AOL revenue is showing signs of life, except where it counts

Supply chain showing 'signs of life' as Apple gears up for Sept. launch of 'iPhone 5S'

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A key Apple supplier has revealed that its largest North American customer is gearing up for the launch of a next-generation smartphone, suggesting Apple could be in the midst of preparing for a September launch of its next iPhone.    ...
Supply chain showing 'signs of life' as Apple gears up for Sept. launch of 'iPhone 5S'
Looking for life may be easier near dead stars

IT Spending Up - But That Doesn't Mean More IT Jobs

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New information from IDC this week reveals that despite global economic doldrums, IT spending will still grow by an average of 6% globally. But don't look for a corresponding increase in IT jobs, which are getting substituted by more automated software and services. The growth projection comes at a time...
IT Spending Up - But That Doesn't Mean More IT Jobs
Earnings show AOL successfully putting the brakes on revenue decline
New Adobe stats show encouraging signs of life for tablet magazines

Lodsys in-app purchase patent validated by USPTO

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The otherwise-stagnant Lodsys lawsuit has shown signs of life after six months of inactivity. According to a blog post on the Lodsys website, during the inter-parties reexamination requested by Google, the United States Patent Trade Office has confirmed the non-practicing entity's patent as valid after on in-app purchases and free-to-paid...
Lodsys in-app purchase patent validated by USPTO
Yahoo shareholders seem pleased with Mayer after first full quarter as CEO

Nokia shows signs of life, but North America market still a blip

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Sales remain small -- albeit growing -- in region despite a strong push by AT&T and its phones showing up at Verizon Wireless. [Read more]...
Nokia shows signs of life, but North America market still a blip
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