steady decline

steady decline

How low can Apple go?

RIM Gave Its Former Co-CEOs A Combined $12 Million In Payouts

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It sure does pay well to manage a company's decline. After stepping down earlier this year, RIM's former co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie were given a combined payout from the company of about $12 million, AllThingsD reports. SEC filings show that Balsillie received a payout of $7.93 million for...
RIM Gave Its Former Co-CEOs A Combined $12 Million In Payouts

Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

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Sammy is now the big kahuna of cell phones. Today’s Juniper Research and comScore reports indicated that Samsung kicked Apple from the top spot in regards to smartphones. IDC also released a report today indicating the same thing while noting that Samsung kicked Nokia from the top of total phone...
Samsung Is The New King Of Mobile

Internet Explorer claws back a bit of market share at the expense of Chrome and Firefox

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It may have been on a steady decline for years (albeit still the number one web browser all along), but it looks like Internet Explorer has now once again found itself on a bit of an upswing. According to the latest numbers from Net Applications, IE (all versions included)...
Internet Explorer claws back a bit of market share at the expense of Chrome and Firefox
Zynga Just Can't Win (ZNGA, FB)

Report predicts demise of 'dead-tree format'

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The printer is seeing a steady decline -- which is good news on at least a couple of fronts. [Read more]...
Report predicts demise of 'dead-tree format'

Want To Save Journalism? Start At The Bottom

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Recovering newspaper people get a little squeamish when you talk about things like click-through rates, page views and social reach. That's because most of us were raised on the belief that the best newspapers carried "All the news that's fit to print," not "All the news that's fit to share."...
Want To Save Journalism? Start At The Bottom

The Slow Death of a Social Network

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A few weeks ago, when News Corp’s digital chief, Jon Miller, fired MySpace CEO Owen Van Natta and replaced him with Co-presidents Mike Jones and Jason Hirschhorn, I decided it was time to write the social networking site’s epitaph. The recent exodus of executives and technical talent has only bolstered...
The Slow Death of a Social Network

AT&T sees Wi-Fi-only tablets giving way to 3G

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In light of a steady decline in the cost of integrating 3G hardware, AT&T President of Emerging Devices Glenn Lurie believes tablet makers will eventually stop producing Wi-Fi only models, instead opting to make only tablets featuring both 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity. Speaking at the CTIA Wireless trade show, Lurie...
AT&T sees Wi-Fi-only tablets giving way to 3G

Search Engines in March: Ask Continues to Grow - Bing and Google Lose 1%

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According to the latest data from analytics firm Hitwise, Ask managed to grow an astonishing 21% last month (from 2.84% to 3.44%), while Microsoft's Bing actually lost 1%. After a long period of slow but steady decline, the total number of U.S. searches on Yahoo grew about 3% last month,...
Search Engines in March: Ask Continues to Grow - Bing and Google Lose 1%
UltraPixel vs PureView: HTC One & Nokia Lumia 920 Camera Shoot-Out

Groupon's Mason: I "can't talk the stock up back to 20 bucks"

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“Is the board going to fire you tomorrow?” was the first thing Business Insider’s Henry Blodget asked Groupon CEO Andrew Mason at the Business Insider Ignition conference Wednesday, amid reports that Mason may be pushed out of his role as CEO. AllThingsD and other media outlets reported Tuesday that “discussions...
Groupon's Mason: I "can't talk the stock up back to 20 bucks"
Chrome passes Internet Explorer, but can the stats be believed?
Facebook stock tumbles nearly ten percent: how low can it go?
People Are Speaking, Markets Are Reacting, Fears Are Falling And Hackers Are Gonna Hack!

The browser wars are back!

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It’s like 1995 all over again. Again. Competition between Firefox, Google, and Microsoft for users’ time online — and especially on mobile devices — is fierce once again. FORTUNE — The long, cold war over the Internet browser is heating up again. Recent statistics from StatCounter indicate that Microsoft’s (MSFT) Internet Explorer...
The browser wars are back!

Out Of Nowhere, TripAdvisor Becomes One of Facebook's Biggest Apps

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Over June, the Facebook app of travel reviews site TripAdvisor has increased its Monthly Active Users (MAU) by over 67 percent. It now has 31 million MAU, moving it up to fourth on AppData's Facebook Apps Leaderboard - just above the ever-popular MyCalendar birthday app and Zynga's top 'Ville game...
Out Of Nowhere, TripAdvisor Becomes One of Facebook's Biggest Apps

Skype says scam calls on a steady decline

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Skype has been battling wily adversaries who are abusing the Internet calling application to direct people to scam websites, but the Microsoft-owned service says the sham calls are decreasing....
Skype says scam calls on a steady decline
Digg: We've doubled our users since August

Downloads, Spotify and Napster help offset UK CD sales slide

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BPI says music industry revenue fell just 3.4% last year to £795m as digital income increased by nearly a quarter to £282mUK music industry revenue fell just 3.4% last year to £795m as the steady decline in the popularity of CDs was offset by a 25% increase in income from...
Downloads, Spotify and Napster help offset UK CD sales slide
Here's the scorecard on our 2012 predictions for the game industry

Twitter interest drops off for final presidential debate

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Twitter users sent 6.5 million tweets about the debates, reflecting a steady decline in Twitter activity since the first debate's 10.3 million tweets. [Read more]...
Twitter interest drops off for final presidential debate

This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - After failing to land a big acquisition in the security space last year and suffering a steady decline in market share, Cisco Systems Chief Executive John Chambers is determined to turn around his company's lagging security business - whatever the cost. The growing expectation, from Silicon...
This Cisco Exec Has A 'Blank Check' To Acquire Security Startups (CSCO)

On His First Day In Office, Intel CEO Admits Mobile Is A Problem (INTC)

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Today is Brian Krzanich's first official day as Intel CEO, and he's not tiptoeing around one of the biggest challenges his company is facing right now: keeping up with rival ARM Holdings in the mobile processor market.  "We see that we've been a bit slow to move into that space,"...
On His First Day In Office, Intel CEO Admits Mobile Is A Problem (INTC)

StatCounter: Windows 7 now powering most PCs, passed 50-percent threshold in June

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Windows 8 may be on the horizon with a fall 2012 release, but Microsoft's current OS, Win 7, just became the world's most prolific PC operating system, passing the 50-percent threshold last month. According to StatCounter, Windows 7, which overtook XP around the time of its golden anniversary last...
StatCounter: Windows 7 now powering most PCs, passed 50-percent threshold in June

IPOs surge while M&A activity withers

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You might not know it from the headlines you see on a regular basis, but in terms of initial public offerings, things are sizzling at the moment. The reason you are not being fed endless stories illustrating this fact is simply due to the reality that many small- and mid-cap...
IPOs surge while M&A activity withers

As Zynga Attempts to Resuscitate Draw Something, Its Daily Active Users Shrink by Almost Half in One Month

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Are the OMGPOP developers the luckiest team in tech? It certainly seems that way. Gaming behemoth Zynga snapped up the tiny game company back in March just as Draw Something’s daily active users hit its peak of around 15 million. Since then, users have steadily declined, and Zynga has made...
As Zynga Attempts to Resuscitate Draw Something, Its Daily Active Users Shrink by Almost Half in One Month

Is Internet Explorer up or down? Microsoft and research firm in stat spat

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Web analytics firm StatCounter, which has been reporting a steady decline in Internet Explorer market share, has issued an extensive defense of its research techniques in an open letter to Microsoft’s Roger Capriotti, the IE product marketing director who previously challenged the research company’s statistical methods. StatCounter contends that its...
Is Internet Explorer up or down? Microsoft and research firm in stat spat
Chalkfly Wants To Become The Zappos Of Office Supplies With A Charitable Spin

Are Kickstarter crowdfundings slowing down? Uh huh

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Crowdfunding campaigns are starting to run out of gas on Kickstarter, according to an analysis by Michael Wolf at market research firm NextMarket Insights. Kickstarter gave the crowdfunding market a much needed boost in the past couple of years, providing a huge source of funding for projects that otherwise...
Are Kickstarter crowdfundings slowing down? Uh huh
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