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Our Ridiculous Nanny-State Government Now Says Tweets Have To Include 'The Fine Print'

Two Years Post-Acquisition, Ngmoco Axes Bulk Of Staff At iOS Game Studio Freeverse

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Mobile gaming outfit Ngmoco has swung the ax on Freeverse, the Mac and iOS game development studio it acquired back in February 2010. Today Ngmoco, which is now owned by Japanese mobile gaming giant DeNA, laid off the bulk of Freeverse’s staff as part of a move to close the...
Two Years Post-Acquisition, Ngmoco Axes Bulk Of Staff At iOS Game Studio Freeverse

There Is No Silver Lining

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There Is No Silver Lining
BRACING FOR DISASTER: How Bad Will Apple's Earnings Be?

Sprint may have dug itself a $65 million hole with LightSquared partnership

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Well, if there's a silver lining for LightSquared in the debacle that has been its attempt to launch a nationwide LTE network, it's that it should be getting a $65 million check from Sprint if everything collapses. The former WiMAX champion and LTE convert may have to return the cash...
Sprint may have dug itself a $65 million hole with LightSquared partnership

In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen

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Major League Baseball started offering live online streams of its games ten years ago this week. Think about where we were ten years ago. Broadband wasn't nearly as pervasive. There was no iPhone, or iPad, or Facebook. Google was just starting. In short, the tech world was a very different...
In The Next Ten Years, The Zuckerbergs Of This World Could Become A Dime A Dozen

GeekWire Radio: Windows 8 rant, Facebook revisited, and the story behind the JoeyBra

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We’ve got a ton of stories to talk about this week on the GeekWire radio show and podcast, starting with a discussion of my “grumptastic” assessment of Microsoft’s Windows 8 (as one reader described the piece in an email to me). The story has generated lots of commentary from...
GeekWire Radio: Windows 8 rant, Facebook revisited, and the story behind the JoeyBra

HP: Windows 8 Was Clearly 'A Slower Start Than Many People Expected' (HPQ, MSFT)

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Microsoft's new touch-based remake of Windows is off to a slower than expected start, says HP's PC boss Todd Bradley. Speaking with Bloomberg TV's Emily Chang, Bradley said, "Clearly it's as been reported, it was a slower start than many people expected. But I think as we've gone through January,...
HP: Windows 8 Was Clearly 'A Slower Start Than Many People Expected' (HPQ, MSFT)

Global warming is about to remake worldwide shipping

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As sea ice melts, one of climate change's economic impacts will be faster shipping through historically unnavigable routes in the Arctic. By Jennifer Abbasi, contributor FORTUNE -- Call it a silver lining: geographers are predicting that by mid-century, melting sea ice will open up new commercial shipping routes in the...
Global warming is about to remake worldwide shipping

Amazon placating delayed Marvel Cinematic Universe pre-orderers with free Avengers Blu-rays

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About a week ago we got the bad news that Marvel's entirely over the top Cinematic Universe: Phase One Blu-ray set would be delayed until spring 2013 while Disney works up a new case, but there is a silver lining for those who preordered from Amazon. One of our...
Amazon placating delayed Marvel Cinematic Universe pre-orderers with free Avengers Blu-rays

Uh-Oh: Nokia Revises Down Its Q1 Forecast On Lower Devices & Services Sales

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Not great news for Nokia this morning in its ongoing attempt to reverse declines in its sales and market share on the back of a new strategy using Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform for smartphones.  The company has announced that it is lowering its outlook for the first quarter of this...
Uh-Oh: Nokia Revises Down Its Q1 Forecast On Lower Devices & Services Sales

Samsung gets a boost as US sales ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lifted

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Samsung is in the midst of preparing for a court hearing which will determine whether any of the devices involved in its landmark legal defeat to Apple will be banned in the US, but the Korean firm got a small boost when an existing sales injunction on the Galaxy Tab...
Samsung gets a boost as US sales ban on Galaxy Tab 10.1 is lifted

HBO Go adds AirPlay support, but still no Apple TV app - and definitely no online-only offering

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HBO COO Eric Kessler announced at at All Things Digital’s Dive into Media conference in Dana Point, California Wednesday that the company’s HBGO Go service is now available via AirPlay, making it possible for users to stream the service’s videos straight from an iPad to an Apple TV. However, the service still won’t...
HBO Go adds AirPlay support, but still no Apple TV app - and definitely no online-only offering
Could the ROBS Project be your startup's funding solution?

Upsides in Apple Booting Its YouTube App

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Apple Inc.'s announcement that Google Inc.'s YouTube app won't be preinstalled on future iPhones and iPads caused a stir in Silicon Valley, as the two tech giants ended yet another longstanding partnership. But there appears to be less acrimony this time, and possibly a silver lining for consumers and the...
Upsides in Apple Booting Its YouTube App

Raspberry Pi now comes with double RAM at the same price

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If you're on the waiting list for a Raspberry Pi—the $35 Linux computer based on the ARM system-on-a-chip architecture—there's a silver lining to being in the backlog. Starting today, the Model B Raspberry Pi will ship with 512 megabytes of RAM—double its original memory for the same price. Foundation founder...
Raspberry Pi now comes with double RAM at the same price

UH OH: iPhone Sales Crash At AT&T (AAPL, T)

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When Verizon reported earnings last week Apple investors zeroed in on one thing: iPhone sales fell by 24% on a quarter over quarter basis. We have another data point from a U.S. carrier, and it's only going to make investors even more worried.  AT&T sold 4.3 million iPhones, which is...
UH OH: iPhone Sales Crash At AT&T (AAPL, T)

As Google Maps Humiliates Apple, The Silver Lining Is Millions Will Finally To Upgrade To iOS 6

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Apple is getting embarrassed right now as Google’s new iOS Maps app shoots to the top of the charts. But there is one upside to the beatdown. After three months of holding out to avoid Apple Maps, many people are now upgrading to iOS6. Last night I watched several people learn of...
As Google Maps Humiliates Apple, The Silver Lining Is Millions Will Finally To Upgrade To iOS 6

Pajinate – A jQuery Pagination Plugin « The Silver Lining

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Pajinate – A jQuery Pagination Plugin « The Silver Lining

Why hacked Blizzard passwords aren't as hard to crack as company says

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Battle.net The silver lining in Thursday's news that hackers extracted significant user information from online gaming empire Blizzard was that passwords were protected by an encryption scheme the comapny said is "extremely difficult" to crack. We reported that the use of cryptographic "salts" made it "extremely unlikely" that plaintext...
Why hacked Blizzard passwords aren't as hard to crack as company says
The best thing about Facebook’s IPO: The tech “bubble” is over.

HP boss Whitman facing unwinnable fight

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Many think the accounting snafu is a smoke screen: the Autonomy acquisition was a bad decisionMeg Whitman's efforts to turn HP around follow a proven script. But, in her efforts to frame future results against a background of errors, she might have gone one excuse too far and engaged in...
HP boss Whitman facing unwinnable fight

Sponsored post: Smart cloud-based analytics; not "pie in the sky" promises

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The power of cloud-based analytics is indisputable, given its potential for simplicity and scalable computing power. But reality falls short of the “pie in the sky” promises of moving all data and all analytics to an open and public cloud. In a recent blog post, Teradata’s Scott Gnau describes analytics...
Sponsored post: Smart cloud-based analytics; not "pie in the sky" promises

Chip Makers See Silver Lining After 2012 Clouds

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Most makers of computer chips didn't have a lot to crow about this year. But they have turned surprisingly optimistic about 2013, according to a new survey by KPMG....
Chip Makers See Silver Lining After 2012 Clouds

China Recap: A Glimpse at How the Internet is Reshaping the Middle Kingdom

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As I wrote yesterday, China’s Internet industry is at a fascinating juncture, emerging from the shadows of its copycat past and catapulting itself into a mobile future, one in which it will likely innovate in parallel alongside the best from Silicon Valley. Looking back on two months of reporting from...
China Recap: A Glimpse at How the Internet is Reshaping the Middle Kingdom

Huge Win For Apple: Judge Bans Sales Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In U.S. (AAPL)

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Apple just scored its biggest legal victory yet against rival Samsung. A U.S. District Judge sided with Apple on Thursday in a patent dispute case against Samsung and ordered Samsung to stop selling its Galaxy 10.1 Tab in the United States. "Although Samsung has a right to compete, it does...
Huge Win For Apple: Judge Bans Sales Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In U.S. (AAPL)

A Silver Lining Around The End Of Digg: David Sze Is Back On The Market For Deals

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Right about now a blog post is going up announcing the news that the Digg team is joining the Washington Post’s social advertising agency SocialCode. We understand the actual property of Digg is also in the process of being sold, and that the deal just isn’t done yet. That’s why...
A Silver Lining Around The End Of Digg: David Sze Is Back On The Market For Deals

Meetic Q1 revenues drop by 11% as subscribers break up with the online dating giant

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Meetic, Europe’s leading online dating site, posted a net profit of 3.4 million euros for the first quarter of 2012, compared to a net loss of 3.2 million euros for the same period last year. That’s the silver lining in the company’s latest earnings release, because the other numbers aren’t...
Meetic Q1 revenues drop by 11% as subscribers break up with the online dating giant

Apple's hit-and-miss report: What the analysts are saying

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Most see a silver lining, despite disappointing Q4's earnings and troubling Q1 guidance FORTUNE -- The earnings report Apple (AAPL) issued Thursday evening was complicated one, and analysts on Friday -- like voters in the U.S. Presidential election -- were trying to thread the needle between hope and disappointment. Excerpts...
Apple's hit-and-miss report: What the analysts are saying

The BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster: Terminology, a silver lining, and a graph

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The BP Deepwater Horizon oil disaster: Terminology, a silver lining, and a graph
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