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Reality check: Apple makes more in a day than Twitter earns over a year

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We recently highlighted research from eMarketer that suggested that Twitter’s revenue from advertising could pass half a billion dollars by 2014. That would see it triple the $139.5 million that ads brought it last year which, if you ask us, is pretty good going for a firm that has struggled...
Reality check: Apple makes more in a day than Twitter earns over a year

Why the iPhone is worse than a BlackBerry

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I love my iPhone. In fact, I’ve loved every iPhone Apple has launched since the first model was unveiled in 2007. Slowly but surely, Apple has introduced new features and eliminated upon almost every major gripe people had with iOS to push the limits of what we expect from...
Why the iPhone is worse than a BlackBerry

How the Technology Behind Nanosecond Trading Could Make Markets Go Haywire

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The afternoon of May 6, 2010 was among the strangest in economic history. Starting at 2:42 p.m. EDT, the Dow Jones stock index fell 600 points in just 6 minutes. Its nadir represented the deepest single-day decline in that market's 114-year history. By 3:07 p.m., the index had rebounded....
How the Technology Behind Nanosecond Trading Could Make Markets Go Haywire

Google Chrome Just Passed Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Web Browser

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After months of chipping away at its lead, Google Chrome has finally overtaken Internet Explorer to become most popular web browser worldwide. Chrome's share of the market rose to 32.8% in the week ending May 20, while Internet Explorer's share of the market dropped to 31.9%, according to new data...
Google Chrome Just Passed Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Web Browser
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StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

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Last week, Google’s Chrome browser became the world’s most popular browser for the first time, topping the charts for just a single day (on a Sunday no less) as it continues to see increased usage all over the world. Chrome’s growth was charted by website analytics service StatCounter, which noted...
StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

Apple's Maps App Is Worse Than Google Maps (AAPL, GOOG)

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Apple revealed its own map application yesterday, previewing plans to drop Google maps when iOS 6, its new mobile software, goes live later this year.  The new map application appears to be a competent substitute, but it's missing a killer feature. There are no transit directions baked into the maps....
Apple's Maps App Is Worse Than Google Maps (AAPL, GOOG)

Cityville, Adele, McDonald’s, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages

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Zynga’s CityVille topped our list of the fastest-growing Facebook pages by the number of Likes, with a few other games making the top 20. The social network removed app profile pages on Feb. 1, so many game pages were consolidated and had large single-day spikes. Popular musicians also made the list,...
Cityville, Adele, McDonald’s, more on this week’s top 20 growing Facebook pages

DuckDuckGo Has Its First Million-Search Day

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The growth chart continues to trend in the right direction for DuckDuckGo. It was just about three weeks ago that we wrote about the search engine setting its own record with 731,000 searches in a single day. To go from that to more than a million in a few weeks...
DuckDuckGo Has Its First Million-Search Day

AWS now stores 1 trillion objects in S3

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Amazon Web Services’ Simple Storage Service (S3) now hosts more than a trillion — yes, a trillion — objects for its cloud computing customers, proving once again that AWS is the king of the cloud. To get a concept of how big a trillion is, Amazon’s Jeff Barr in a blog...
AWS now stores 1 trillion objects in S3

Digital ‘tagging’ firm BrightTag snags a $15M third round of funding

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This is the second Chicago-area company to raise an eight-digit round of funding today. BrightTag, a company that runs the tracking of consumer preference and their data, has picked up $15 million from its previous investors New World Ventures, TomorrowVentures, EPIC Ventures, I2A and Silicon Valley Bank, alongside a new firm, Baird...
Digital ‘tagging’ firm BrightTag snags a $15M third round of funding

Mor.sl Offers Recipe Recommendations To Hungry Webonauts

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An entrepreneur we met in DC, Mili Mittal, told us about her site, mor.sl. Unfortunately, she didn’t describe it fully, leading me to believe it was far less cool than it really is. That failure has been averted thanks to a quick browse and subsequent salivation. Mor.sl is, in short,...
Mor.sl Offers Recipe Recommendations To Hungry Webonauts

Google says Google I/O sold out in 20 minutes, will stream keynote and all key sessions live

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Google’s Vic Gundotra has confirmed that Google I/O sold out in just 20 minutes earlier this morning. We had reported that it was under 30 minutes and it looks like that was correct. Gundotra says that the servers were being hit with 6,250 queries every second at 7:01, a minute after...
Google says Google I/O sold out in 20 minutes, will stream keynote and all key sessions live

Change: It’s Okay. Really.

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That big print set will pass into history, but the future it gives way to will be bright. For 244 years, the thick volumes of the Encyclopaedia Britannica have stood on the shelves of homes, libraries, and businesses everywhere, a source of enlightenment as well as comfort to their owners and users around...
Change: It’s Okay. Really.

Windows 8, Surface and the post-PC world: avoiding Cobol 2022

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Some people think it's not worth learning the different techniques involved in developing for Metro because they can't see a big future in mobile. But Microsoft sees it as the future. Shouldn't you?Remember that May 1995 memo that Bill Gates sent to every Microsoftie about the threat of the internet?...
Windows 8, Surface and the post-PC world: avoiding Cobol 2022

The power of Kickstarter: Bolex Camera project raises nearly $250,000 in a single day

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If anyone was still skeptical about the power of Kickstarter, they should pay attention. We'd lined up the Digital Bolex for a forthcoming episode of Insert Coin, but the project managed to surpass its $100,000 funding goal within 24 hours of going online. The camera is the brainchild of...
The power of Kickstarter: Bolex Camera project raises nearly $250,000 in a single day

UK Tabloid Known For Publishing Naked Photos Complains About The Harm Of Porn Online

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Folks who have been online for a while probably recall the infamous Rimm Report from back in 1995, which was the first mainstream attempt to claim that evil "cyberporn" (yes, that's the word they used) was taking over the internet and threatening children everywhere. Of course, that report was based...
UK Tabloid Known For Publishing Naked Photos Complains About The Harm Of Porn Online

Honeywell cuffs Nest with patent infringment suit

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Smart thermostat maker Nest is being sued by Honeywell for infringement of seven different patents owned by the technology giant. “Competition is good and we welcome it, but we will not stand by while competitors, large or small, offer products that infringe on our intellectual property,” said Honeywell Environmental...
Honeywell cuffs Nest with patent infringment suit

Skype breaks its concurrent user record again with 40 million people logged in at once

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Skype is starting to sound like a broken record when it comes to breaking records, but this feat is impressive nonetheless. A little over a month ago we told you about Skype’s announcement of 35 million users logged in at once, setting a new record for the VOIP service, just...
Skype breaks its concurrent user record again with 40 million people logged in at once

Facebook Buys Face.com (FB)

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Facebook just bought Face.com, a facial recognition service, according to Bloomberg. Here's the blog post on Face.com: Our mission is and has always been to find new and exciting ways to make face recognition a fun, engaging part of people’s lives, and incorporate remarkable technology into everyday consumer products. If...
Facebook Buys Face.com (FB)

Facebook has surpassed 900M users, with the 1B mark right around the corner

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Facebook’s amended SEC documents today revealed the social network is bigger than ever — 901 million monthly active users, to be exact. At this rate of acceleration (we were quoted 845 million MAUs just a couple weeks ago), Facebook will be one billion monthly active users strong before you...
Facebook has surpassed 900M users, with the 1B mark right around the corner
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Don't Look Now, But Vidyo Is Messing Up The Video Conferencing Business

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It’s been about almost a year since I declared that the video conferencing business was about to get interesting, and it has, in no small part to the trouble that the New Jersey-based startup Vidyo has caused its entrenched rivals. Vidyo just completed what it is calling a record-setting year...
Don't Look Now, But Vidyo Is Messing Up The Video Conferencing Business

[Infographic] The Absurdly Explosive Growth of Instagram

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The story of Instagram is insane. Only two years ago, it was an idea. That idea sounded good enough to land Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger $500,000 to launch what was then called Burbn, but it was still only an idea. Eight months later, Instagram went live in the iTunes...
[Infographic] The Absurdly Explosive Growth of Instagram

Thank you, Microsoft, Apple, and Google

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For making amazing products that I use every single day of my life, thank you, Microsoft, Apple, and Google....
Thank you, Microsoft, Apple, and Google

Apple's Tim Cook says 'pipeline is full of stuff,' AT&T affirms record sales of new iPad

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Apple's 'cash balance' conference call this morning was mostly uninteresting for folks not immediately involved with Wall Street (the actual thing and the Shia LaBeouf masterpiece, as it turns out), but CEO Tim Cook did let loose a few nuggets of interestingness for those hoping for insight into the...
Apple's Tim Cook says 'pipeline is full of stuff,' AT&T affirms record sales of new iPad
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Facebook confirms acquisition of facial recognition platform Face.com

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The rumors have been flying around for a while now, but it seems it has finally happened. According to AllThingsD, the acquisition is a done deal. A Facebook spokesperson told them: “People who use Facebook enjoy sharing photos and memories with their friends. Face.com’s technology has helped to provide the...
Facebook confirms acquisition of facial recognition platform Face.com

Steve Jobs Honored at Grammys

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was awarded a posthumous Grammy Trustees Award Saturday evening for his contributions to the music industry and his part in creating the iPod and iTunes. Apple senior vice president of Internet Software and Services, Eddy Cue, accepted the award on his behalf. “Accepting this award means...
Steve Jobs Honored at Grammys

Microsoft opens registration for day-long Windows Phone developer summit

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Microsoft has opened registration for what’s now will be a single-day Windows Phone developer summit on June 20....
Microsoft opens registration for day-long Windows Phone developer summit
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