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Napoli v Chelsea – live! | Paul Doyle

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• Napoli punish Chelsea's defensive sloppiness and Chelsea fail to do likewise to NapoliPreamble: Andre Villas-Boas is currently copping quite a clobbering from many in the media and the stands but Roman Abramovich wisely appears to be more patient and, according to the Villas-Boas, has reassured the manager that he...
Napoli v Chelsea – live! | Paul Doyle

Twitch takes its video-streaming app for gamers to the Xbox 360, but it's for spectators only

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Launched in 2007, Justin.tv is one of the stalwarts of Web-based video streaming, which is why we were particularly interested when it branched out a gaming-focused offshoot called Twitch back in the summer of 2011. Just to recap, Twitch is a video-streaming platform-cum-social community for gamers, claiming more than 34...
Twitch takes its video-streaming app for gamers to the Xbox 360, but it's for spectators only

Yahoo files lawsuit against Facebook

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Lawsuit, filed in a federal court in San Jose, California, marks the first major legal battle among technology giants in social mediaYahoo is suing Facebook over 10 patents that include methods and systems for advertising on the Web, according to a copy of the lawsuit.The lawsuit, filed in a San...
Yahoo files lawsuit against Facebook
Amazon launches RedShift for massive petabyte-scale data analysis in the cloud

Alcatel One Touch Idol Smartphone: Nothing to Be Idolized

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How do you introduce the world to a new smartphone from a company that most people have never heard of? With a cameo in “Iron Man 3,” of course. Alcatel One Touch is a cellphone brand from Chinese consumer electronics company TCL Communications. Its first U.S. smartphone, the mid-range Idol,...
Alcatel One Touch Idol Smartphone: Nothing to Be Idolized

Maingear and Origin now stocking GeForce GTX 690 cards, will probably run Crysis

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Gaming stalwarts Maingear and Origin have casually announced that the duo will now happily sell you a rig packing NVIDIA's beast of a graphics card, the GeForce GTX 690. The $1,000 hardware packs two 28mm Kepler GPUs and is tipped to be the world's fastest graphics card -- unless...
Maingear and Origin now stocking GeForce GTX 690 cards, will probably run Crysis

Google's $2 Billion-A-Year Ad Budget Is Starting To Look Like Corporate Bloat (GOOG)

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Judging by its ballooning ad budget, Google is showing all the signs of a company that is becoming mature, bloated and ordinary. Its ad budget is now 11 times the size it was six years ago. With its acquisition of Motorola Mobility, Google's annual adspend will top $2.1 billion, according...
Google's $2 Billion-A-Year Ad Budget Is Starting To Look Like Corporate Bloat (GOOG)

AMD OverDrive: Easily overclock an AMD rig

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Low framerates can make or break a 3D game. When overclocked, most video cards push past their posted limits with ease and offer better gains than CPU boosts when it comes to gaming. Although many utilities to tweak graphics cards exist, AMD's OverDrive is an especially good choice for...
AMD OverDrive: Easily overclock an AMD rig

Wanted: An Amazon "enterprise challenge"

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Amazon Web Services gets a ton of traction out of its 5-year-old AWS Startup Challenge in which itty-bitty companies show what they can do using Amazon’s cloud services. Winners of the challenge, which went worldwide in 2011,  get lots of free Amazon services and support while Amazon gets to boost its already-high profile...
Wanted: An Amazon "enterprise challenge"

AWS Reveals In Job Listing It's Launching "A New Business," Looks To Be Pushing Deeper Into Mobile

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Amazon Web Services believes wholeheartedly that the cloud is the future. And not just the cloud, but the AWS public cloud. As a result, Amazon sees big opportunity for its technology in the enterprise market and has been making some aggressive moves to fluster the incumbents and stalwarts, like Microsoft....
AWS Reveals In Job Listing It's Launching "A New Business," Looks To Be Pushing Deeper Into Mobile

Microsoft Surface Pro reviews: Device is good, not great, critics say

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The Surface Windows 8 Pro arrives on store shelves Saturday starting at $900, and the verdict is in for Microsoft's marquee PC-meets-tablet device. Microsoft, like the rest of the stalwarts in the PC industry including Lenovo, Acer and Dell, is attempting to create a Windows 8 device that perfectly...
Microsoft Surface Pro reviews: Device is good, not great, critics say

RIM: A brief history from Budgie to BlackBerry 10

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Listen to much of the chatter about Research in Motion today and you'll hear the launch of BlackBerry 10 described in almost apocalyptic terms. All-or-nothing. Live-or-die. Make-or-break. There's some truth to the extreme language, but BlackBerry 10 is really just the latest in a series of transformational moments for...
RIM: A brief history from Budgie to BlackBerry 10

Why are blue-chip tech stocks so blue?

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May -- not April -- was the cruelest month for quality tech stocks. And not just because of the botched Facebook IPO. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE -- April, as T.S. Eliot famously said, is the cruelest month. But for investors who put their faith in tech stocks, it's hard...
Why are blue-chip tech stocks so blue?

Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

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Mayor Bloomberg and Mr. Dorsey. (Photo: nycgov.tumblr.com) Earlier today, Betabeat ventured downtown for a tech-world double whammy: Not just Mayor Michael Bloomberg, but also Google chairman Eric Schmidt were scheduled to speak. The pair were stopping by the joint headquarters of Boxee and Sidetour for a quick check-up on the state...
Mayor Bloomberg, Eric Schmidt Dish on Upgrades to New York's Tech Scene

London restaurant boom sparked by affordable menus

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Zagat guide praises venues for fixed priced lunches in what it claims is most comprehensive survey yetSigns that the battered London restaurant sector is recovering from the recession are revealed by an influential new guide on Monday which reports "a dramatic rise" in openings in the capital over the past...
London restaurant boom sparked by affordable menus

Why Southeast Asia matters to US startups

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This sponsored post is produced by IDA Singapore. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a geo-political and economic organization of ten countries located in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam. The Asean market has a total population exceeding 600 million people and a combined GDP of US $1.8 trillion. Its per capita income of $3000 is...
Why Southeast Asia matters to US startups

Inside esports: How Team Liquid partnered up with The Little App Factory in a seminal sponsorship deal

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TNW has spent significant time over the last two years covering Starcraft 2, a popular video game, and esports, the competitive gaming scene. This post is the first of several in our new ‘Inside Esports’ series that will be published from time to time, as TNW secures the interviews that...
Inside esports: How Team Liquid partnered up with The Little App Factory in a seminal sponsorship deal

Test Prep Giant Kaplan Launches A New EdTech Accelerator In NYC, With TechStars Providing The Bankroll

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With early-stage capital front-loading the EdTech investment spectrum, it’s a good time to start an education business. (Even if investors are still wary about doling out larger rounds, but ssshhh on that bit.) Of course, when it comes to education, many entrepreneurs are still green. It’s not as easy as...
Test Prep Giant Kaplan Launches A New EdTech Accelerator In NYC, With TechStars Providing The Bankroll
THE BUBBLE IS OVER: E-Commerce Startup Valuations Are Imploding
BonaYou’s social-gifting Mastercard scheme gets funding

Dressing-room unrest at Chelsea lands Roman Abramovich in awkward seat | David Hytner

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André Villas-Boas is playing a risky game at Stamford Bridge in banking on his owner's support in conflict with playersFor André Villas-Boas the question has come to involve whom he would rather have in his corner: the Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich, or the squad's most influential players? With push coming...
Dressing-room unrest at Chelsea lands Roman Abramovich in awkward seat | David Hytner
The Chef from Lure Fish Bar, a Techie Power Lunch Spot, Now Has His Own Startup

Not RIM's fault this time: Router error downs BlackBerry services for Vodafone EMEA users

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Vodafone really doesn’t seem to have much luck with BlackBerry services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. After an outage last September – which was RIM’s fault, Vodafone lost no time in revealing – today there has been another. This time, with emails and instant messaging hit for an...
Not RIM's fault this time: Router error downs BlackBerry services for Vodafone EMEA users

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, HPQ, MSFT, NWS, VIA, YHOO)

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Let's get started. A startup that helps women track their fertility and then their pregnancies just raised $1.4 million from the Groupon-backers. Apple owns a majority of the US smartphone market while Samsung dominates Europe, according to new numbers from Kantar. HTC, which used to dominate the Android platform, posted...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (GOOG, HPQ, MSFT, NWS, VIA, YHOO)
BlueSnap expands to the US to give ecommerce a global touch

Energy Sistem beefs up its budget i8 slate with Ice Cream Sandwich inside

www.engadget.com
Low-cost tablets are a dime a dozen in the Android world, what with no name offerings from Ainovo to budget stalwarts like Archos. But there's always room for more competition and Energy Sistem seems intent on elbowing its way to a prominent place at the bottom. A mild update...
Energy Sistem beefs up its budget i8 slate with Ice Cream Sandwich inside

Cisco backs down over right to see your internet history

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Got any spare sympathy for Cisco? The company just can't catch a break with its various hardware schemes, and now it's getting aggro from an unexpected direction: users of its generally reliable Linksys routers. Owners of E2700, E3500 and E4500 models recently discovered that their router login credentials stopped...
Cisco backs down over right to see your internet history

7 stories to read this weekend

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It has been one of the most hectic weeks. We had earnings news from tech stalwarts, we saw the release of the new version of Apple’s OS X. And Google launched Google Fiber. I am actually surprised that I got any reading done this week. Here is my recommended list. The...
7 stories to read this weekend

Dell and Cisco grow despite tough server market in Q1

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As overall server market revenue and shipments declined in the first quarter, both Dell and Cisco Systems managed growth while enterprise stalwarts Hewlett-Packard and IBM struggled in the headwinds....
Dell and Cisco grow despite tough server market in Q1
No surprise: YouTube, Angry Birds, Instagram and Facebook among 2012′s top apps
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