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The Unbundling Power of Mobile

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Editor’s Note: Semil Shah is an EIR with Javelin Venture Partners and has been a TechCrunch contributor since January 2011. You can follow him on Twitter at @semil. The act of “bundling” and the unleashed energy created by “unbundling” are both powerful forces. As consumers, we’ve all been subject to...
The Unbundling Power of Mobile

Opera Convinced Apple Will Welcome Opera Mini For iPhone Into The App Store

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We had a brief chat with Opera Software product analyst Phillip Grønvold here at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday. We inquired about the company's plans to submit an Opera Mini application for the iPhone / iPod touch in the near future, and also got a hands-on demo...
Opera Convinced Apple Will Welcome Opera Mini For iPhone Into The App Store

Microsoft's Office Hierarchy Begins Taking Shape

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As cloud computing and Software-as-a-Service continue to take hold, Microsoft's flagship Office productivity suite now appears less a standalone product than a hierarchy of services, each with different levels of functionality for different markets. The big question: Will your version of Office do everything you need it to? On Wednesday,...
Microsoft's Office Hierarchy Begins Taking Shape

Fleeing Facebook, BranchOut Builds A LinkedIn Competitor

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BranchOut, the professional social network originally built on top of Facebook to help users leverage their friend networks to find new jobs and make professional connections, is no longer going to be a Facebook app. Instead, it will now be a standalone site that lives at BranchOut.com and will focus...
Fleeing Facebook, BranchOut Builds A LinkedIn Competitor
Platfora shows a whole new way to do business intelligence on big data

Seven More Questions for SAP's Co-CEO Bill McDermott

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The last time we heard from SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott, he talked a great deal about a then-upcoming product strategy called HANA. The idea was to move all of SAP’s existing business applications into a high-performance appliance, where the database runs in memory, and is more responsive to requests. In...
Seven More Questions for SAP's Co-CEO Bill McDermott

IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

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The 9th Circuit has finally ruled in the appeal of the IsoHunt case, and has found, once again, that Gary Fund is guilty of contributory copyright infringement, as per the Supreme Court's ruling in the Grokster case. They basically agree with the district court ruling, which found that IsoHunt hit...
IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

Opera Shows Off Opera Mobile For Android (Video)

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We had a brief chat with Opera Software product analyst Phillip Grønvold here at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday. We had a conversation about the company's plans to submit an Opera Mini iPhone app up for App Store approval, of which we posted the video yesterday....
Opera Shows Off Opera Mobile For Android (Video)
Apple working on iTunes 11 with improved iCloud integration, iOS 6 support

SAP CEO: We Could Have 'The Fastest Growing Software Product In The History Of The World' (SAP)

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Enterprise software company SAP has a big hit on its hands with its in-memory database software, HANA. Co-CEO, Bill McDermott, tells AllThingsD's Arik Hesseldahl: "We have 1,000 customers on it now, so it's growing really fast. The last update we gave, we indicated that we think it could be a...
SAP CEO: We Could Have 'The Fastest Growing Software Product In The History Of The World' (SAP)

How Atigeo uses semantics to make search interactive

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Chalk up another win for healthcare — and perhaps the entire publishing world — thanks to big data. A semantic analysis company called Atigeo has made it possible to search the archive of the National Institute of Health’s PubMed library, which consists of more than 400,000 research papers, using a...
How Atigeo uses semantics to make search interactive

Sony's Sound Forge Audio Editing Software Coming to Mac?

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A new website at FinallyOnTheMac.com has just gone live, teasing a major announcement from an undisclosed company. The site currently consists of a single YouTube video entitled "Countdown to a revolution", with the site containing an additional eight blank slots where other videos will presumably be posted in the coming...
Sony's Sound Forge Audio Editing Software Coming to Mac?

Google Makes Exchanging Microsoft Exchange For Google Apps A Bit Easier

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There’s no question that Google is setting its sights on taking some of Microsoft’s marketshare in the productivity suite space. Last year, Google announced a new plug-in that syncs Google’s enterprise versions of Apps, including Gmail, contacts, and calendar, with Microsoft’s Outlook. And Google just acquired Docverse, an application lets...
Google Makes Exchanging Microsoft Exchange For Google Apps A Bit Easier

Dell's advantage is knowing what its customers want

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At the Dell Annual Analyst Conference, the company brought up customer after customer to praise Dell products, services and sales approach. But the one thing nearly all customers are saying is that Dell's advantage, at least the one that interests them, is none of the above. It's that Dell...
Dell's advantage is knowing what its customers want

Red Hat's GlusterFS Appliance for Amazon Now Totally Virtual

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One thing you don't quite get accustomed to in reporting developments in cloud technology is how even the virtual things become virtualized. Last December, Red Hat released a software storage appliance based on the GlusterFS software-based NAS system that Red Hat acquired in October. That product is a way to...
Red Hat's GlusterFS Appliance for Amazon Now Totally Virtual

Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)

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Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Wood has come to SAP's defense over a flap started yesterday by another Wall Street analyst who criticized the company. Wood called the competitor's research note a "Poor piece of analysis where the only outcome could be that SAP decides to stop disclosing as much in...
Morgan Stanley Analyst Defends SAP Over 'Inflated' Growth Claims (SAP)

The Engadget Interview: AMD's Sasa Marinkovic

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This isn't the easiest time to be an AMD fan. The company's eight-core FX-8150 desktop chip was widely panned on the review circuit, and then NVIDIA's GTX 680 graphics card ran off with Radeon HD's thunder. Even when you look at notebook processors, where AMD has long excelled with...
The Engadget Interview: AMD's Sasa Marinkovic

The Apple Maps Fiasco Wasn't An Isolated 'Mistake'--It Was Apple Being Apple

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Apple swapping out Google Maps for its own inferior product makes it irresistible for me to present an arcane bit of Silicon Valley history that I often recall with a certain relish when enjoying a glass of wine with my young colleagues. In the early 1980s, I had the privilege...
The Apple Maps Fiasco Wasn't An Isolated 'Mistake'--It Was Apple Being Apple

Microsoft's Challenge: Bringing Office to iOS and Android While Protecting Its Two Money Makers

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Developing Office for iOS is not a huge technical challenge. Indeed, Microsoft has had working apps in-house for some time. However, coming up with the right business model while balancing all of the company’s many objectives — now that’s the tricky part. And that, more than anything else, explains the...
Microsoft's Challenge: Bringing Office to iOS and Android While Protecting Its Two Money Makers

New OS X 10.8 beta adds Twitter notifications, contact access requests, iCloud Safari tabs, more

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Earlier today, Apple seeded their second developer preview of the upcoming OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion release. As Apple noted when introducing the new OS X software product earlier this year, the new version is all about bringing iOS 5 features to the Mac. This includes popular iOS features like...
New OS X 10.8 beta adds Twitter notifications, contact access requests, iCloud Safari tabs, more

Salon sells The WELL to its members

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Online community will not need a marketing plan - it already has more than 2,500 subscribersThere was a definite sense of relief and jubilation on Thursday night when members of The WELL - the 27-year-old San Francisco-based conferencing system put up for sale in July by its then owner, Salon...
Salon sells The WELL to its members

The Cloud Is Changing Your Life: Here's What You Need To Know (AMZN)

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Thanks to Microsoft's Windows 7 commercials, the term "cloud" has moved into the mainstream. Most people understand that "cloud" refers to applications that stream from the Internet. But there's a lot more to it than that. The word "cloud computing" covers a bunch of technologies, which is why Forrester...
The Cloud Is Changing Your Life: Here's What You Need To Know (AMZN)

IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

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The 9th Circuit has finally ruled in the appeal of the IsoHunt case, and has found, once again, that Gary Fung is guilty of contributory copyright infringement, as per the Supreme Court's ruling in the Grokster case. They basically agree with the district court ruling, which found that IsoHunt hit...
IsoHunt Still Guilty Of Contributory Infringement

Is there a need for data-informed pricing? Price Intelligently founders think so

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Pricing a product correctly can seem like a mixture of witchcraft and pure guesswork. Price Intelligently aims to take out that guesswork, offering a service that uses data to better inform pricing decisions. Last Friday the company released its new Value Management system, a software product that encompasses much...
Is there a need for data-informed pricing? Price Intelligently founders think so

As the Windows 8 Release Preview looms, a fresh build of the operating system leaks

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In no more than ten days or so, the world will be given the Windows 8 Release Preview. The build will be roughly equivalent to a release candidate distribution. It should be, therefore, feature complete and nearly bug free. The Release Preview is an important step for Windows 8, as...
As the Windows 8 Release Preview looms, a fresh build of the operating system leaks
FBI Warns Travelers Of Unexplained Pop-Up Window Horror

Are The Privacy Nuts Being Unfair To Google? Here's A Test (GOOG, FB)

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Google made some changes to its privacy policy last month, and from the outrage one would think they'd announced they were conducting warrantless wiretaps. The changes have drawn the attention of state attorneys general, French privacy regulators -- who submitted a detailed questionnaire for Google to fill out --...
Are The Privacy Nuts Being Unfair To Google? Here's A Test (GOOG, FB)
Analyst Questions Sales Numbers For SAP's 'Fastest-Growing' Product (SAP)

FBI: Hotel Internet Connections Unsafe

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.The government agency known as the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) just went public with the news that the FBI is investigating multiple cases of malware installed via hotel internet connections.According to the IC3, travelers' laptops have been infected with malware after...
FBI: Hotel Internet Connections Unsafe

Three New Tools Bring Machine Learning Insights to the Masses

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Over the past few years, machine learning has quickly become the "secret sauce" of large-scale web sites. Machine learning systems have historically been hand-crafted by the small armies of computer science and mathematics Ph.D.s in employ at places like Google. With the growing popularity of machine learning and other statistical...
Three New Tools Bring Machine Learning Insights to the Masses
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