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Interestingly, in its home market, Nokia’s new phones have staunched its decline

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Nokia is the current recipient of a rather nasty lawsuit, which claims that the company promised a turnaround, in conjunction with its move to Windows Phone, that never happened. Certainly, Nokia remains a troubled company, but it has cash in the bank, a huge friend in Microsoft, and solid new devices. So...
Interestingly, in its home market, Nokia’s new phones have staunched its decline

BlackBerry Z10 aims to claim Apple's crown

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Company formerly known as RIM's new touchscreen Z10 and operating system are an attempt to reverse a steep decline BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has been renamed after its most famous product and launched its first true computer phone in a make or break bid to secure its future as...
BlackBerry Z10 aims to claim Apple's crown

Apple hoards tablet share while market falls off a cliff for first quarter

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The overall tablet market is suffering despite Apple's strong numbers when it comes to iPad sales. Released Thursday, IDC's quarterly report on the tablet market shows a steep decline in worldwide tablet shipments during the first quarter of 2012—a 38.4 percent unit decline to 17.4 million units from the...
Apple hoards tablet share while market falls off a cliff for first quarter

Intel’s Ultrabook campaign: Focusing on things you’ll never do with your computer

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And so the Ultrabook advertising begins. Intel has rolled out one of the first of its campaigns, in which it does a flash-mob style “pop-up theater”. While entertaining, I don’t think that focusing on things that will never happen in the real world is the right idea for competing against...
Intel’s Ultrabook campaign: Focusing on things you’ll never do with your computer

Live: Zynga Reports First-Quarter Earnings

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Zynga just reported its first-quarter earnings, in which it had a steep decline in the number of players going to its games on a daily basis....
Live: Zynga Reports First-Quarter Earnings

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

FB shares close at $28, highest since July

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Facebook shares closed today at $28, up more than 16 percent this week and hitting a new high not seen since July. Shares have been on the rise now that major lockup periods have passed and a number of analysts have improved their ratings for the stock. Facebook’s Q3 earnings...
FB shares close at $28, highest since July
'People overbelieved in Apple'

Wall Street: Pig Pile on RIM!

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New Research In Motion CEO Thorsten Heins will oversee his company’s first earnings report after market close Thursday and if Wall Street sentiment is accurate, it’s likely to be a dismal affair at best. Over the past few days analysts have released a barrage of nasty reports on RIM that...
Wall Street: Pig Pile on RIM!

Chrome poised to overtake IE as most popular browser in the UK; Safari rising worldwide

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Google Chrome is about to surpass Internet Explorer as the most popular browser in the UK, according to updated statistics from Internet analytics firm StatCounter. As you can see in the first graph below, IE has been in a veritable free fall since July 2008 (blue line), dropping from a...
Chrome poised to overtake IE as most popular browser in the UK; Safari rising worldwide

Is Staples headed for a buzzsaw?

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The office retailer has $1.3 billion on hand -- but its business model is about to come under serious pressure. By Jack Hidary, contributor FORTUNE -- Staples may be heading for a steep decline in value.  Office Depot (ODP) and Office Max (OMX) have already plunged in the last few...
Is Staples headed for a buzzsaw?

Nintendo returns to profit - but cuts Wii U and 3DS sales forecasts

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The games veteran is back in the black, but predicts weaker than expected sales for its main console platformsVideo game giant Nintendo is back in profit a year after recording its first ever annual net loss. In financial results announced today, covering the first nine months of the current financial...
Nintendo returns to profit - but cuts Wii U and 3DS sales forecasts

Just did some super-steep decline pushups using a set of pushup stands. Woke me up quite a bit. That felt awesome. http://amzn.to/dC1OYM

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Just did some super-steep decline pushups using a set of pushup stands. Woke me up quite a bit. That felt awesome. http://amzn.to/dC1OYM

Xbox 360 leads the pack, again, in a down month for games

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Microsoft’s Xbox 360 remained atop the U.S. video-game console market to start the year, leading Sony’s PlayStation 3 and Nintendo’s Wii in unit sales in the country in January. It’s the thirteenth straight month the Xbox 360 has held that position, according to NPD Group data cited by the Redmond...
Xbox 360 leads the pack, again, in a down month for games
Former Best Buy chief needed just four months to earn "Worst of 2012″ award

Games firm cuts workforce by 75%

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A UK computer games firm is shedding 75% of its worksforce after losing a number of projects and a steep decline in sales....
Games firm cuts workforce by 75%

Which mobile OS’s apps make most money? Surprise! It’s BlackBerry

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BlackBerry development may be on steep decline, but the platform still remains a profitable one for the developers that have stuck with it. According to a new study from mobile analytics firm Vision Mobile, the average monthly revenue from a BlackBerry app is $3,853, compared to $3,693 for iOS and...
Which mobile OS’s apps make most money? Surprise! It’s BlackBerry

Apple's Q3 hardware sales by the numbers: 17 million iPads, 26 million iPhones, 4 million Macs

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Apple's out with its third quarter financials today and, as is customary, it's provided some sales figures for all of its big hardware categories. Those are headlined by record sales of the iPad, which jumped a whopping 84 percent year-over-year to 17 million units sold during the quarter (no...
Apple's Q3 hardware sales by the numbers: 17 million iPads, 26 million iPhones, 4 million Macs

Printed encyclopedias were once a rare source of knowledge. But no more | Ian Jack

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Information – 'the sum of human knowledge' – had a different shape in the era of the printed encyclopediaThere can be no clearer evidence of the swift and steep decline of the printed reference book than these figures taken from a recent New York Times: In 1990, the Encyclopedia Britannica sold 120,000 sets...
Printed encyclopedias were once a rare source of knowledge. But no more | Ian Jack

How Upside Down Bells Could Help Startups Get Seed Funding

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Over the last few months, as data has been released by the National Venture Capital Association, we have spoken about how the venture capital industry struggled in 2009. Though things appear to be returning to normal, 2009 was still a tough year for both VC investments and fund raising. Investor...
How Upside Down Bells Could Help Startups Get Seed Funding
Why Facebook wants you to friend Mom and Dad

Yahoo's Search Traffic Is TANKING (YHOO, MSFT, GOOG)

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The trend is clear: Yahoo's search traffic is on a steep decline. For the second month in a row, Yahoo lost significant share of U.S. searches, according to ComScore, falling 0.4 points to 14.1%. It has now lost almost a full percentage point in the last two months, and...
Yahoo's Search Traffic Is TANKING (YHOO, MSFT, GOOG)

Tablet sales disappoint on Android weakness, but iPad wins the day

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According to research firm IDC, Android-based devices saw a "steep" decline in shipments last quarter, but Apple's iPad was riding high. [Read more]...
Tablet sales disappoint on Android weakness, but iPad wins the day

Sinofsky's departure nips 3% from Microsoft's market value, or just under $7 billion

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The unexpected, and immediate departure of Steven Sinofsky from Microsoft caused an uproar in technology. TNW, among many others, viewed Steve Sinofsky as an obvious candidate to ascend to Microsoft’s CEO role in time. Today, he is as gone as BOB and Clippy and Kin, fading into the past as...
Sinofsky's departure nips 3% from Microsoft's market value, or just under $7 billion

Facebook continues steep decline; hovers at $29 a share

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The company's shares are down nearly 8 percent today to $29 a share. That's far off from its IPO price of $38. [Read more]...
Facebook continues steep decline; hovers at $29 a share

Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO

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A lawsuit has been filed against Zynga, in relation to the move of the company to allow some executives to unload shares of the company after its initial public offering (IPO), but before the lockup period expired. The deal, it appears, was not extended to lower executives and employees. According to Bloomberg,...
Zynga sued for allowing executives to sell shares early, post-IPO

What happened to the iPad? | Monday Note

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The launch of the iPad mini can be seen as a reaction to competitive pressures, both existing and upcoming onesOn 23 October, Apple announced the widely expected iPad mini. The company also surprised most by also introducing a faster "4th generation" iPad, swiftly replacing the one launched on 7 March...
What happened to the iPad? | Monday Note

Cord Cutting Can Wait: Subscription TV Added 343 Million Subs in Q4

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With the rise of Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX), Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) and other alternatives to subscription TV, there’s been plenty of talk about the death of cable. But based on fourth-quarter data, subscription TV may have more life left in it than people think. The nation’s top cable, satellite and...
Cord Cutting Can Wait: Subscription TV Added 343 Million Subs in Q4

Mobile CRM Apps To Grow 500% By 2014 As Market Turns With Decline In PC Shipments

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Gartner Research is reporting mobile CRM apps will grow 500 percent by 2014, another sign of a shifting market that has more to do with work getting done in the cloud more so than from a server behind the firewall. This is buttressed by Gartner’s news that SaaS providers will represent...
Mobile CRM Apps To Grow 500% By 2014 As Market Turns With Decline In PC Shipments
RIM investors respond to today's big meeting by shedding stock
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