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Nokia starts up Lumia Challenge on London streets

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Nokia representatives have began challenging users of other smartphone owners in an effort to illustrate the superiority of the company's Lumia 800. Just for participating, random passersby were given a £50 coupon towards the purchase of a Lumia 800, and if they could beat the Lumia 800-wielding Nokia staff, they...
Nokia starts up Lumia Challenge on London streets

Microsoft resurrects the ‘Gmail Man’ spoof as part of its Google privacy assault

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Six months ago, an internal Microsoft clip that the company had shown to its employees at its Global Exchange sales conference leaked. We covered it at the time, as the video in question took shot after shot at Gmail, pushing users towards the (then nascent) Office 365. Microsoft did not make...
Microsoft resurrects the ‘Gmail Man’ spoof as part of its Google privacy assault

Analysis Confirms iPad Display Really Is One Of The Best Ever Made

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It shouldn’t come as any surprise when someone says that this year’s display, or phone, or what have you, is the best ever. After all, improving the category is what companies strive to do, right? So Apple’s claim (on Samsung’s behalf, really) that the new iPad’s display is the “best...
Analysis Confirms iPad Display Really Is One Of The Best Ever Made

We Have Entered The Twilight Of The Leisure Class

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[This post is published with permission from the personal blog of SEC Senior Policy Advisor Rick Bookstaber.] Conspicuous leisure, conspicuous waste, conspicuous consumption. Veblen coins these terms in Theory of the Leisure Class to describe the strategies the noble and priestly classes employ to assert their status. Veblen observes...
We Have Entered The Twilight Of The Leisure Class

Inspired Networking: Leonardo da Vinci

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Leonardo da Vinci is known to this day as one of the greats — a true Renaissance man. It seems rare to find someone with such knowledge and expertise that spans many disciplines, and sometimes I feel like the term “expert” is cheapened these days. An artist myself, I...
Inspired Networking: Leonardo da Vinci

Gadgetwise Blog: A Pocket-Size Speaker With Some Punch

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The gold standard in pocket-size amplified speakers has been the Soundmatters foxL. But a line of Braven speakers has challenged its superiority, and a listening test reveals a surprise winner....
Gadgetwise Blog: A Pocket-Size Speaker With Some Punch

Back To School: Five Gadgets To Help You Get Your Game On Between Classes

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Once school kicks into high gear it may seem like there’s no end to all the work that needs to be done, but rest assured — there will come a time when you won’t find yourself buried in a textbook or furiously writing papers. The question then is, well, what...
Back To School: Five Gadgets To Help You Get Your Game On Between Classes

AMD details first ARM-based server chip: up to 16 helpings of Cortex-A57 clocked at 2GHz

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It's hardly a secret that AMD has stepped out of its x86 comfort zone to develop an ARM-based server chip, but now we know a little more about it. Going by the name of "Seattle" and scheduled for launch in the second half of next year, it'll be built...
AMD details first ARM-based server chip: up to 16 helpings of Cortex-A57 clocked at 2GHz

Intel exec says Silvermont trumps ARM in power, performance

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A top Intel executive said the power and performance battle with ARM is over, because Intel's upcoming chips based on its Silvermont architecture are ahead on key metrics required to deliver strong performance and battery life on smartphones and tablets.Intel's upcoming mobile chips based on the Silvermont are better...
Intel exec says Silvermont trumps ARM in power, performance
As Obama heads back to office, a battle rages over the tech that got him reelected

Apple's WifiSLAM acquisition brings the company indoors, but can it keep up with Google?

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Since announcing it would boot Google Maps from iPhones last year at WWDC, Apple has struggled to keep its maps product competitive with that of Google’s. Apple’s results have been a mixed bag, with a handful of publications arguing its superiority over Google Maps, and a majority of others complaining...
Apple's WifiSLAM acquisition brings the company indoors, but can it keep up with Google?
Apple's Price Cut Is A Symptom Of What's Wrong At The Company

Boeing's Dreamliner struggles despite tech superiority

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Many airlines are impatient for the next-gen, fuel-efficient plane. Today, Boeing replaced the Dreamliner's leader with the head of the highly successful 777 program. [Read more]...
Boeing's Dreamliner struggles despite tech superiority

Android this week: Instagram arrives; Sprint LTE phones soon; Galaxy Note here

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This week saw Instagram arrive on Android devices after a full 16 months of iPhone exclusivity. The social photo sharing app provides a number of image filters and makes it simple to snap a picture and post  it to a user’s Instagram feed. Clearly, there was much pent-up demand for...
Android this week: Instagram arrives; Sprint LTE phones soon; Galaxy Note here

Apple CEO blasts OLEDs as inferior tech - independent research shows he has a point

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Apple's Tim Cook had harsh words for Samsung's OLED technology today, and objective analysis shows he's not necessarily wrong. For all their vaunted superiority, OLED falls behind LCD in certain key metrics in mobile devices....
Apple CEO blasts OLEDs as inferior tech - independent research shows he has a point

Google Teaming Up With Samsung For The Nexus 10 Tablet

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Google and Samsung are to launch a tablet together. The gadget will be known as the Nexus 10, a 10.1-inch tablet with a higher-resolution screen* than the third-generation iPad, claims an analyst. Richard Shim of NPD Search, who says his information has come from somewhere further down the supply chain,...
Google Teaming Up With Samsung For The Nexus 10 Tablet

Rakuten expecting Q4 losses of $373m as it introduces marketplace model to Play.com and Buy.com

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Rakuten, the Japanese e-commerce firm, is predicted that its fourth quarter financial results will see it take a hit to the tune of 35,089 million yen (that’s around $373 million) due to the rebranding and restructuring of its operations in the US and UK: Buy.com and Play.com, respectively. The company is...
Rakuten expecting Q4 losses of $373m as it introduces marketplace model to Play.com and Buy.com

Australian iPad Incident Costs Apple $2.29 Million

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Apple has resolved its iPad branding difficulties Down Under. An Australian federal court judge Thursday ordered Apple to pay a $2.29 million fine for potentially misleading consumers over the 4G capabilities of its new iPad tablet. Judge Mordecai Bromberg found that Apple decieved Australian consumers by claiming in its advertising...
Australian iPad Incident Costs Apple $2.29 Million

Intel claims 'superiority' over ARM in phone video

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An Intel video claims its phone chip is now superior to ARM. We'll have to see about that. [Read more]...
Intel claims 'superiority' over ARM in phone video

Finding the Balance of Design and Functionality

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We've talked a lot on ReadWriteStart about how design is an important facet of the development of a web applications for startups. Last week we provided some advice on how to deal with irate customers who hate your design changes, and earlier this month we talked about how small design...
Finding the Balance of Design and Functionality

Twitter Investor Chris Sacca to Third-Party Developers: Stay the Course

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Shared by louisgray Worth reading just for this line: "Business Insider has attained a level of sensationalism that I can’t take seriously as journalism any more. Just look at how many times they retweeted their own article today." Note I never share Business Insider because I am not subscribed, and...
Twitter Investor Chris Sacca to Third-Party Developers: Stay the Course

Dutch Phone Book Publisher Uses Trademark Bullying In Attempt To Shut Down Critic

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Mike recently discussed the ridiculous assertion that copyright can't be used for censorship, despite the fact that it has clearly been used to do exactly that multiple times. And it's not just copyright being waved around by IP thugs like a Louisville Slugger with a © on the sweet spot....
Dutch Phone Book Publisher Uses Trademark Bullying In Attempt To Shut Down Critic

Author Andrew Piper: Turning Pages Is Important, Therefore Reading Ebooks Isn't Reading

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Every technological advance is greeted as some point during its life cycle (usually as it approaches ubiquity) by the disgruntled arguments of people who prefer older things or methods. Never has this been more prevalent than in the digital era. People diss mp3s for their sonic limitations, which is fine,...
Author Andrew Piper: Turning Pages Is Important, Therefore Reading Ebooks Isn't Reading

Once Shunning Ad Promos, Google Now Flaunts Itself

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After years of touting the superiority of online advertising, Google Inc. is taking a decidedly different approach to promote itself in areas where its rivals dominate. The Internet company is spending big sums on TV, magazine and newspaper ads to promote new services, including its Google+ social network and Chrome...
Once Shunning Ad Promos, Google Now Flaunts Itself
With inventory back up, iPhone 5 to hit more than 100 countries this year

Mobile World Congress: A reminder that the U.S. leads mobile -- but don't count Europe out

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation Yesterday was an interesting day for me at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. As always the sheer size of this event is somewhat overwhelming, however there is no better place to see what the future of the mobile industry holds....
Mobile World Congress: A reminder that the U.S. leads mobile -- but don't count Europe out

Targeting: AdWords Vs. Google Display Network Vs. Programmatic Display

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Search engine marketing’s meteoric rise over the last decade is due, in large part, to the superiority of query-level targeting as compared to other online advertising channels. The targeting edge that SEM once held, however, may be slipping. Indeed, for many advertisers and many verticals, SEM may... Please visit Search...
Targeting: AdWords Vs. Google Display Network Vs. Programmatic Display

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

Bookeen Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight joins the lit e-reader fray

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Offering a front-lit e-reader isn't reserved just for the heaviest hitters. Bookeen is leaping into that still-exclusive club with the Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight. Its lengthily-named upgrade to the original Odyssey focuses on the read-anywhere light, and a lightweight body, as its standout aspects -- at just under 6.4...
Bookeen Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight joins the lit e-reader fray

Battle Machines hands-on (video)

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When Jada invited us up to its private show room at Toy Fair to do "battle" we were a little concerned -- last we checked we'd done nothing to offend the company. Thankfully, it just wanted to challenge us to a duel with its Battle Machines line of RC...
Battle Machines hands-on (video)
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