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Dwarfed by the Nexus 7, Amazon's Kindle Fire HD picks up 11% of its line's web market share

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Hey, you have to start somewhere. According to analysis by Chitika of ad impressions, in terms of web market share, a leading indicator of device market share, the Kindle Fire HD now represents just over one tenth of the total Kindle Fire market share, clocking in with a tally of...
Dwarfed by the Nexus 7, Amazon's Kindle Fire HD picks up 11% of its line's web market share

It's Official: Twitter Is Not a Fad

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Whether because of its name, its outsize media hype, or its reputation for getting its users in trouble for ill-advised words, Twitter has struggled to be taken seriously by adult Americans outside the media and celebrity spheres. But while faddish firms like Groupon and Zynga have fallen by the wayside,...
It's Official: Twitter Is Not a Fad

The Avengers Sets New Mobile Ticket Record For Fandango

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The Avengers can add another record to its tally — it represents the most opening weekend tickets sold in Fandango history, and a new record for mobile ticket sales. Fandango didn’t share the exact number of sales, but it did say that The Avengers beat the previous record holder, The...
The Avengers Sets New Mobile Ticket Record For Fandango

As Windows 8 rolls into view, Windows 7 claims majority of OS market

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Windows 7 has reached a significant milestone, landing itself on over half of all PCs around the world to a grab a better than 50% share of the global operating system (OS) market, according to data by StatCounter. It took Windows 7 just shy of three years to break the...
As Windows 8 rolls into view, Windows 7 claims majority of OS market

Apple knocks IBM off top of Davis brands list

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Apple unseated IBM as the top brand of 2011 according to a new study by Davis Brand Capital. The popular gadget maker came in seventh place in last year's tally....
Apple knocks IBM off top of Davis brands list

How We Scaled Pinterest From Zero Users To A $2 Billion Valuation

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Pinterest engineers Yashwanth Nelapati and Marty Weiner recently shared some insights and lessons learned while developing and scaling the company. Pinterest is a site for collecting and sharing photos of interesting objects around the web. In a little over three years, Pinterest has grown from zero page views a day...
How We Scaled Pinterest From Zero Users To A $2 Billion Valuation

Google Play hits 25 billion app downloads, holds celebratory yard sale with $0.25 games

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Google Play crossed a rather significant milestone this morning: something to the tune of 25 billion app downloads. While the accomplishment is weighty enough on its own -- especially given that the store also offers books, music and movies, which aren't included in this tally -- Google is celebrating...
Google Play hits 25 billion app downloads, holds celebratory yard sale with $0.25 games

3-week old Jelly Bean hits 0.8% Android device adoption, as Ice Cream Sandwich reaches 15.9%

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It’s been just over a month since Google officially announced Jelly Bean (Android 4.1), and barely three weeks since the first rollout, but already the latest flavor of Android is installed on 0.8 percent of Android devices in the market, according to the search giant’s stats. The latest breakdown of...
3-week old Jelly Bean hits 0.8% Android device adoption, as Ice Cream Sandwich reaches 15.9%

Microsoft moved 257,000 Xbox consoles in June, keeping its top sales streak alive

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Given the age of the Xbox 360 console, and that news concerning the Next Xbox (what is generally referred to as the Xbox 720) is picking up, one might assume that sales of the device would be slipping. Oddly enough, the Xbox 360 continues to chug along, moving another 257,000...
Microsoft moved 257,000 Xbox consoles in June, keeping its top sales streak alive

Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction

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And they’re off! Bidding has begun in a major UK spectrum auction, the result of which will be a more competitive rollout of 4G mobile broadband across the country starting around the middle of this year. So far, the only major player to begin such a deployment has been EE,...
Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction

Sandy's Wrath: How To Recover Water Damaged Hardware

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With billions of dollars of property damage already incurred from Sandy this week, it's a sure bet that there's going to be a lot of electronics included in that tally. If you're one of the unlucky owners of some gear that's been hit by water damage from the storm, don't...
Sandy's Wrath: How To Recover Water Damaged Hardware

Dropcam HD WiFi monitoring camera now shipping for $149

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We've had the opportunity to spend time with an early version of the Dropcam HD WiFi monitoring camera prior to its CES unveiling, and now the company is finally ready to get the product out to the masses. Starting today, the bantam security camera is shipping from the outfit's...
Dropcam HD WiFi monitoring camera now shipping for $149

Thanks To Free Shipping Offers, Online Holiday Sales Surge 16 Percent To $39B

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Holiday season retail e-commerce spending for the first 51 days of season is up 16 percent to $38.7 billion, according to comScore. This past week, which was the last full week consumers could order gifts online and receive them in time for Christmas, saw Free Shipping Day (Monday, Dec. 17)...
Thanks To Free Shipping Offers, Online Holiday Sales Surge 16 Percent To $39B

Daily Kos Elections Florida Republican primary liveblog thread #5

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Polls are closed in Florida, and we're liveblogging the results of the Republican presidential primary. Results: AP (By county) | CNN | Google | Politico 5:47 PM PT (Jed Lewison): Father of Obamacare on the TelePrompter! 5:49 PM PT (David Jarman): Here's a quick update on the actual counting: we're...
Daily Kos Elections Florida Republican primary liveblog thread #5
Eventbrite Launches iPad Credit-Card Reader At The Door: A Lost Opportunity For Square?

Digital Magazine Subscriptions: iTunes & Kindle Still A Mess

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Today I reviewed my magazine subscriptions, partly to see which of Apple's iTunes, Amazon's Kindle and digital magazine indie Zinio has the best offering currently. My check reaffirmed many positive things about digital magazines, but one thing that still frustrates me: the user experience of both iTunes and Kindle. Both...
Digital Magazine Subscriptions: iTunes & Kindle Still A Mess
Bravo Extends Their PLAY LIVE TV Platform And Advertisers Sign Up

Car review: Range Rover Evoque

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It's the smallest, lightest, most frugal Range Rover ever. But the Evoque's still riding roughshod over the oppositionPrice £28,705MPG 50.2Top speed 115mph"Is it the one that looks squashed?" asks my autophilic neighbour (is that a word? I don't mean that he has sex with cars – he just likes them a lot)....
Car review: Range Rover Evoque

Is Facebook accurately counting its daily active users?

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New reports on the matter suggest Facebook is counting users that "like" a page or article from a third-party site, making some wonder if the company's daily active user tally is too high....
Is Facebook accurately counting its daily active users?

Venture-backed IPOs and mergers decline in 2012 after Facebook's sluggish debut

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Photo via Bigstock Forty nine venture-backed companies completed initial public offerings during 2012, a slight decline over 2011 when 51 companies made the plunge. Nonetheless, the amount of money raised through the offerings — in part driven by Facebook’s big offering from May — mushroomed in 2012 to $21.4 billion....
Venture-backed IPOs and mergers decline in 2012 after Facebook's sluggish debut

Cloud Cruiser Raises $6M From ONSET Ventures To Help Companies Get Their Cloud Costs Under Control

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It seems like everyone is moving their IT into the cloud, but very few organizations have a real good sense of how much money they’re actually spending there — or how much money they could be saving by optimizing their costs. That’s a problem Cloud Cruiser is looking to solve,...
Cloud Cruiser Raises $6M From ONSET Ventures To Help Companies Get Their Cloud Costs Under Control

The Final Tally: More Than 1100 Cities Apply For Google’s Fiber Network

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Yesterday, Google product manager posted a blog post stating that 600 communities applied to be a guinea pig for the search giants experimental fiber network. And 190,000 individuals wrote letters of support for their communities to be chosen. But the post was written with 5 hours until the deadline,...
The Final Tally: More Than 1100 Cities Apply For Google’s Fiber Network

Open for business: The Windows Store now accepts paid apps

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Today, on the RTM date of Windows 8, the Windows Store announced that it is now accepting paid applications. Up to today, applications in the store were required to be free. The number of applications in the Windows Store has been kept artificially low (compared to what might have been),...
Open for business: The Windows Store now accepts paid apps

The Social Commerce Attribution Problem: IBM Says Twitter Referred 0% Of Black Friday Traffic

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There’s a huge problem with social commerce attribution. Twitter and Facebook usually aren’t the last click before an ecommerce buy, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t inspire or influence the purchase. Yet IBM’s Black Friday report says Twitter delivered 0% of referral traffic and Facebook sent just 0.68%. To lure...
The Social Commerce Attribution Problem: IBM Says Twitter Referred 0% Of Black Friday Traffic

Does TiVo make Products or Patents?

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For all intents and purposes, TiVo “invented” the DVR. Actually, they didn’t, but it’s a fair statement that they first successfully commercialized it and brought the concept to the massess.  Further, they did it with competition (ReplayTV), which is often the exact thing that stalls new consumer technology adoption....
Does TiVo make Products or Patents?

What if every 'like' and 'favorite' came with money? Flattr makes it possible

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A lot of people want Flattr — or something like it — to work. Monetizing online content is a continuing problem, and micropayments may provide a solution. Flattr is probably the best-known exponent of these virtual tips, or “microdonations” as it calls them, and a few content platforms such as...
What if every 'like' and 'favorite' came with money? Flattr makes it possible

Windows Store finally breaks 40,000 app milestone

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Microsoft's Windows 8 app selection may still be of somewhat dubious quality overall, but Microsoft deserves a pat on the back for making strides on the quantity front. The Windows Store has finally cracked the 40,000 app milestone, according to the unofficial count at MetroStore Scanner. The global tally...
Windows Store finally breaks 40,000 app milestone

Internet Explorer snagged market share from both Chrome and Firefox in January

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Consider us surprised. The January market share numbers are out for web browsers, and Internet Explorer not only failed to leak new market share, it gained over a point, seemingly at the expense of its arch rivals Chrome and Firefox. Safari also declined. For the month of January, Internet Explorer (all...
Internet Explorer snagged market share from both Chrome and Firefox in January

YouTube’s April video usage up 55% over 2011

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Digital media companies like YouTube and Yahoo have yet to see how much they will have increased their ad base by upping the quality of their video content recently. But as monthly video data released by comScore shows, both companies have managed to significantly increase the amount of time viewers...
YouTube’s April video usage up 55% over 2011

Windows Store unofficially reaches 50,000 apps

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It can be scary mustering developer support for a brand-new app platform -- just ask BlackBerry. Microsoft may feel slightly relaxed, then, if MetroStore Scanner's unofficial estimates are on the ball. It sees over 50,380 active Windows Store apps as of this writing, which isn't bad for a shop...
Windows Store unofficially reaches 50,000 apps
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