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Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview Now Available To Rent From iTunes Store In U.S.

Microsoft Slashes Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing - Because It Can’t Afford Not To

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Once again demonstrating the importance of Windows 8 to its future, Microsoft has cut the upgrade price by some 90% compared to previous versions of Windows. Rather than charge Windows 7 upgrade prices of up to $220, Microsoft plans to sell the upgrade for Windows 8 Pro for less than...
Microsoft Slashes Windows 8 Upgrade Pricing - Because It Can’t Afford Not To

Barnes & Noble unveils 8GB Nook Tablet for $199, slashes Color to $169

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Looks like those murmurings of a lower-priced Nook Tablet with only 8GB of storage were right on, though, the reduced RAM was conveniently left out. In most ways it seems the updated Android slate is identical to its 16GB forebearer, except that by slashing the storage and memory in...
Barnes & Noble unveils 8GB Nook Tablet for $199, slashes Color to $169

Nokia Slashes 4,000 Jobs To Send Windows Phone Production To Asia (NOK, MSFT)

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Nokia today announced it was killing 4,000 factory jobs to move smartphone assembly to Asia. The jobs will be moved from Nokia's facilities in Hungary, Mexico and Finland. Since Nokia hired ex-Microsoftie Stephen Elop as its CEO, it has dropped its own mobile operating systems, withdrawn its plans with...
Nokia Slashes 4,000 Jobs To Send Windows Phone Production To Asia (NOK, MSFT)

Splashtop's Win8 Metro Testbed comes to Android slates, keeps everyone happy

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Shortly after launching its Win8 Metro Testbed on Cupertino's tablet, Splashtop's bringing the Microsoft OS simulator over to the Android side. The app is essentially identical to that of the iPad, meaning it'll give developers (or any other adventurers) a Windows 8 canvas to test out possible future applications...
Splashtop's Win8 Metro Testbed comes to Android slates, keeps everyone happy

Intel launches new Ivy Bridge Xeons, targets microservers

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Intel is pushing out that delicious Ivy Bridge update to server chips and, interestingly, it's not focusing purely on the high end to start. In total, 28 new Xeon CPUs were introduced today, including the E5-4600 and 2400 families targeted at four and two socket systems, respectively. Those tweaked...
Intel launches new Ivy Bridge Xeons, targets microservers

Adobe Releases Photoshop Lightroom 4, Slashes Price in Half to $149

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Adobe today announced the immediate release of Photoshop Lightroom 4, bringing a number of new features and a lower price tag to the company's professional photo management and manipulation software. Lightroom 4 introduces refined technology for superior shadow and highlight processing, ability to create photo books, additional local adjustment controls,...
Adobe Releases Photoshop Lightroom 4, Slashes Price in Half to $149

Best Buy Slashes iPad 2 Price by $50 Ahead of iPad 3

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With the debut of the next iteration of the iPad nearly upon us, some of Apple’s big-box retailer partners are starting to clear out their iPad 2 inventory in preparation for its arrival. On Sunday Best Buy began offering an unusual $50 discount on all iPad models, dropping the price...
Best Buy Slashes iPad 2 Price by $50 Ahead of iPad 3

Nokia and China Telecom will reportedly launch the Lumia 800 in China in March

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Sources in China are reporting that the Nokia Lumia 800 will be launched in China in March, with the Windows Phone 7 device set to become available on China Telecom’s network, according to WMPowerUser. The device has been spotted and photoed in China, which seems to confirm reports that Nokia and...
Nokia and China Telecom will reportedly launch the Lumia 800 in China in March

T-Mobile slashes data roaming prices for EU

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Mobile phone provider bows to EU ruling to cut roaming charges and prevent UK holiday makers being hit with 'bill shock'T-Mobile has unveiled details of a market-leading tariff for consumers who want access to the internet through mobile phones while overseas, and announced plans that will prevent customers experiencing "bill...
T-Mobile slashes data roaming prices for EU

Nokia offloads Vertu, slashes jobs and cuts top execs

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After months of rumors, Nokia has agreed to sell its luxe handset brand Vertu to a European private equity group, in a deal said to be worth around €200 million ($250m). The company announced on Thursday that it had finalized a deal with the Swedish-headquartered EQT to sell off Vertu,...
Nokia offloads Vertu, slashes jobs and cuts top execs

AOL Slashes Staff at AIM Unit, Wider Cuts Expected

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On Friday, AOL notified more than 40 employees from its West Coast offices that they would be out of job by the end of the month. More cuts are scheduled in the coming weeks across AOL. The layoffs are expected to include more than 100 AOL employees....
AOL Slashes Staff at AIM Unit, Wider Cuts Expected

Toshiba slashes TV production

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Company decides to end its domestic production of LCD TVs in an attempt to boost its sagging operating profit. [Read more]...
Toshiba slashes TV production

Swivl, the Swiveling Smartphone Dock, Slashes Price

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Swivl, the crowdfunded, swiveling smartphone dock that uses sensors to follow your movement like a mini-cameraman, is getting a price cut. A new version of Swivl, called Swivl-it, will cost $129 — down from $179 — and will come with fewer bells and whistles. Swivl-it will still automatically move from...
Swivl, the Swiveling Smartphone Dock, Slashes Price

Retailer slashes iPad 2 price by $70 ahead of 'iPad 3'

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Meijer, a regional big-box retailer in the U.S., has slashed the in-store price of the 16GB iPad 2 with Wi-Fi by $70, even as Apple's third-generation tablet is expected to hit the market within weeks....
Retailer slashes iPad 2 price by $70 ahead of 'iPad 3'

Apple slashes iAd pricing again as AdMob onslaught continues?

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The iPhone maker is now reportedly allowing brands to spend just $100,000 to initiate a campaign, down from the $1 million they were required to put up back in 2010....
Apple slashes iAd pricing again as AdMob onslaught continues?

Apple Slashes iAd Minimum Buy-In Fee Yet Again

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Apple has cut its minimum iAd buy-in fee to $100,000 according to a report from Advertising Age. The new lower price, one-tenth the $1 million originally required when iAd launched in July of 2010, dropped to $500k and then $300k per package. Even the $300k level has apparently not been...
Apple Slashes iAd Minimum Buy-In Fee Yet Again

Mobile Payments Price War Heats Up as Pay Anywhere Slashes Merchant Fees

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Pay Anywhere is continuing a year-long price war by dropping how much it charges merchants to use its credit-card processing service for smartphones. The company, which is backed by North American Bancard, a privately held credit card-processing company, launched its service about a year ago and is arguably less-known than others, such as Square,...
Mobile Payments Price War Heats Up as Pay Anywhere Slashes Merchant Fees

Apps and updates: Splashtop 2, Square Card Reader, iBank, JamUp Pro, iHeartRadio, and more

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Click to view slideshow. A slew of popular apps either updated or launched on the App Store today, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our usual round-up below. Today’s crop includes Splashtop 2 going Retina, iBank launching on iPad, Square Card Reader adding more payment collection options, and...
Apps and updates: Splashtop 2, Square Card Reader, iBank, JamUp Pro, iHeartRadio, and more

Google Slashes Storage Prices: Still no GDrive

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Google announced today that it's dropping its pricing on Google Cloud Storage and its integration with several enterprise storage offerings. Google's updated pricing scheme puts it roughly in line with Amazon's S3, but what else does Google have to offer except a new pricing scheme? I spoke to Google's product...
Google Slashes Storage Prices: Still no GDrive

Microsoft ups storage quotas, slashes add-on storage pricing for SharePoint Online

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Microsoft is tweaking SharePoint Online storage quotas and pricing for enterprise users of its hosted service....
Microsoft ups storage quotas, slashes add-on storage pricing for SharePoint Online

HP Slashes WebOS Team In Half, Cuts 275 Jobs (HPQ)

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HP is laying off 275 people from the WebOS team. That makes sense now that WebOS is becoming an open source project, and HP is no longer building hardware based on it. The team was around 600 at the beginning of the year, so this means about half the...
HP Slashes WebOS Team In Half, Cuts 275 Jobs (HPQ)

Apple Slashes iPhone Production As It Preps New Model -- Analyst (APPL)

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Wall Street's estimates for iPhone shipments this quarter may be completely overblown. Apple has slashed the production of new iPhones by 20% to 25% from the 35.1 million units shipped last quarter, according to a note released Tuesday from Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu, based on supplier checks. The drop...
Apple Slashes iPhone Production As It Preps New Model -- Analyst (APPL)
WellnessFX Slashes Blood Test Prices in San Francisco. Will Consumers Bite?
Google Play slashes prices on apps, music, and books for ‘Longest Day of the Year’ sale

Apps and updates: Cabinet PDF Reader, Scoople, iAnnotate PDF, Kindle, dJay and Gemini for Mac, and more

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This slideshow requires JavaScript. A slew of popular iOS and Mac apps updated, launched, or went on-sale recently, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our usual round up below. Today’s crop includes the iOS Kindle app expanding its offering for children, iAnnotate PDF for iPad beefing sync...
Apps and updates: Cabinet PDF Reader, Scoople, iAnnotate PDF, Kindle, dJay and Gemini for Mac, and more
RIM slashes BlackBerry prices in India one day ahead of Q4 earnings

The Morning Lowdown 3-14-12

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Some of the stories people are talking about this morning: »  After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses (NYT Media Decoder) Britannica Ends Printing, Now Will Face Wikipedia On Price, Quality (paidContent) »  Analysts: Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) Has Fully Recovered From Its Qwikster Debacle (paidContent) »  Yahoo-Facebook patent...
The Morning Lowdown 3-14-12

T-Mobile USA reportedly slashes 1,900 jobs

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T-Mobile USA is letting go of approximately 1,900 employees, with the threat of more layoffs to come....
T-Mobile USA reportedly slashes 1,900 jobs

J.C. Penney Slashes CIO Role

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In January, the J.C. Penney Company introduced Kristen E. Blum as its CTO. This month, the retailer eliminated its CIO in a move to, according to a company memo, 'ensure we have the right structures to ensure efficiency and productivity.'...
J.C. Penney Slashes CIO Role
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