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Mini tablets: size matters in Christmas battle between internet giants

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Sales war could determine whether Apple, Google or Amazon comes to dominate the fastest-growing area of computingIt is a battle of internet titans, but fought on a tiny scale: amid the wrapping paper and badly fitting jumpers, millions of people around Britain unwrapped a 7in tablet this Christmas. But will it...
Mini tablets: size matters in Christmas battle between internet giants

Technology firms look stable as earnings season begins

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With companies including Oracle, Tibco and Adobe issuing quarterly financial statements this week, earnings season is under way and despite mixed reports on the economy, confidence in tech appears to be stable. Stocks on the Nasdaq Computer index rose in aggregate by Friday, closing out the week at 1724.13,...
Technology firms look stable as earnings season begins

JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst

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Check out the Business Insider Jobs section >> As part of our new partnership with SimplyHired.com, each week we'll feature one of the awesome jobs advertised on the Business Insider jobs board. Enterprise Technology Analyst Orange Silicon Valley San Francisco, CA Why it’s cool: Orange is one of the ten largest telecommunications...
JOB OF THE WEEK: Enterprise Technology Analyst

How to grab a better iPhone deal

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Apple's new iPhone 5 handset may be in the spotlight, but older smartphones and special tariffs can signal great valueIf you don't want to pay the price demanded for the new iPhone 5, but still want to get your hands on an all-singing, all-dancing smartphone, you may be wondering how...
How to grab a better iPhone deal

iPad Isn't "Killing" Netbook Sales, According to Paul Thurrott

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mantis2009 writes "Paul Thurrott, the prolific technology analyst and Windows expert, reacts strongly to an article highlighted on Slashdot. Thurrott takes numbers from IDC and the Wall Street Journal, indicating that netbook sales have not in any meaningful way been affected by sales of Apple's tablet computer, the iPad. Money...
iPad Isn't "Killing" Netbook Sales, According to Paul Thurrott
Dish to TV nets: “Re-trans fees give us right to skip your ads”

Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

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As health-tracking companies battle it out for consumers’ hearts and minds — and wrists — Basis Science has announced that it has raised $11.5 million for its own sensor-based band that monitors a variety of health indicators. The Series B round was led by Mayfield Fund and included existing investors, DCM...
Basis raises $11.5M for health-tracking wristwatch, adds Deepak Chopra to advisory board

How Japan Lost Its Electronics Crown

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During a business trip to Japan in 2004, technology analyst Michael Gartenberg caught a glimpse of Sony Corp.’s Librie, the first e-book reader with an electronic ink display.Mr. Gartenberg was impressed. He saw it as a harbinger of a new wave of products that would hit the U.S. But there...
How Japan Lost Its Electronics Crown

iTunes is 10 years old today. Was it the best idea Apple ever had?

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While the shares fall and the smartphone wars rage, Apple's music store keeps growing - and tying users into its platformSteve Jobs put a new slide up on the huge screen. "We started about a year and a half ago to create a music store," the Apple chief executive told...
iTunes is 10 years old today. Was it the best idea Apple ever had?

HTC risks being acquisition target after quarterly operating profit of just £0.9m

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Taiwanese smartphone maker sees revenues down 37% year on year as manufacturing problems hit comeback hopesTaiwanese smartphone maker HTC may become an acquisition target after making an operating profit of just NT$43m (£0.9m) in the quarter to March on revenues down 37% year on year to NT$42.8bn (£950m) as manufacturing...
HTC risks being acquisition target after quarterly operating profit of just £0.9m
Analyst: DirecTV customer service reps saying deal is "imminent"

Tech Industry Analyst Michael Gartenberg officially joins Apple's marketing team

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Which Google apps has Apple not approved? I know some took longer than others. Not aware of outright rejections. goo.gl/zc12N— Michael Gartenberg (@Gartenberg) March 21, 2013 According to Forbes, long time technology analyst Michael Gartenberg has joined Apple. According to the report he is now officially working under the marketing...
Tech Industry Analyst Michael Gartenberg officially joins Apple's marketing team

Arm and Imagination Technologies in deal to carve up chipmaker MIPS

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Arm part of consortium to buy MIPS patents while Imagination snaps up operating assetsTechnology group MIPS Technologies is being carved up in a complicated deal involving both Arm and Imagination Technologies.Arm is part of a consortium buying the rights to MIPS' portfolio of 580 patents, contributing $167.5m to the total...
Arm and Imagination Technologies in deal to carve up chipmaker MIPS

Is Cablevision about to launch a Netflix competitor, too?

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Cablevision Systems Corp. CEO James Dolan calls his blues band “The Straight Shot,” but noted media technology analyst Richard Greenfield and his colleagues at BTIG Research don’t believe he was straight Thursday about his company’s intentions to launch a subscription video-on-demand service. “We believe that Cablevision is looking to launch...
Is Cablevision about to launch a Netflix competitor, too?

Genius Banker Behind Google IPO: There May Never Be Another Deal Like Facebook

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Lise Buyer, a whipsmart former technology analyst turned IPO whisperer who helped Google prep for its 2004 public offering, thinks Facebook may be the last fast-growth tech stock individual investors will be able to bet on for a long while. The reason, she told Fortune's Dan Primack: the recently passed...
Genius Banker Behind Google IPO: There May Never Be Another Deal Like Facebook
Google planning massive “Experience Center” and secret test labs at Googleplex

Mary Meeker 2012 highlights: Mobile Web charges on - Apple dominates US, Android winning global

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Highly respected Web and technology analyst Mary Meeker has released her end of year 2012 report on Internet trends and the summary is that mobile and tablets are driving new levels of connectivity, particularly in emerging markets. Meeker, a partner with VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, estimates that...
Mary Meeker 2012 highlights: Mobile Web charges on - Apple dominates US, Android winning global
"iPhone Fatigue" - What It Really Means

Today's Scuttlebot: Utilities Under Attack and Social Media Report

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. For Wednesday, selections include an effort to create new ways to market books using technology, utilities reporting widespread cyberattacks and a veteran technology analyst going to work for Apple....
Today's Scuttlebot: Utilities Under Attack and Social Media Report

MP3 Players Are Dead

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They were at the forefront of the digital revolution when they launched over a decade ago, but UK sales of iPods and other MP3 players slumped by more than fifth in 2012 as consumers turned to smartphones as their gadget of choice. According to analysis by Mintel, the research company,...
MP3 Players Are Dead

All Your Favorite 80's Cartoons Are Coming To Netflix (NFLX)

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Netflix has just signed a multi-year agreement with Hasbro to bring 10 shows to its streaming service, according to a release. Hasbro owns the rights to numerous classic TV shows from the 80's and will be serving up old episodes of GI Joe: Real American Heroes, My Little Pony, Transformers...
All Your Favorite 80's Cartoons Are Coming To Netflix (NFLX)

Apple shares dip below $500 following reports it cut iPhone 5 screen orders

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Investors take fright after Wall Street Journal suggests move indicates weakening of demandApple's shares dipped below $500 on Monday as Wall Street took fright over reports that it had cut orders for parts from screen suppliers for its iPhone 5 - but others said the reaction was overdone.The Nikkei newspaper...
Apple shares dip below $500 following reports it cut iPhone 5 screen orders

Health Tracker Maker's New Fans Include Deepak Chopra

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There's lots of companies selling gizmos to track users' physical activity. Basis Science hopes to distinguish itself with $11.5 million in new funding, and the support of author Deepak Chopra. The San Francisco-based startup on Wednesday is announcing the funding round, which is led by Mayfield Fund but also includes...
Health Tracker Maker's New Fans Include Deepak Chopra

Canaccord: iPad, iPhone influence entire mobile industry

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Canaccord Genuity technology analyst Michael Walkley has issued a new report to investors, saying that the iPhone continues to outsell all other smartphones combined through the main US provider channels, that Apple would sell huge numbers of iPhones in the March quarter (though not as many as in the holiday-dominated...
Canaccord: iPad, iPhone influence entire mobile industry

Mobile data and messaging exceeds voice revenues for the first time on mobiles: Telsyte

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The value of mobile data and messaging revenues has exceeded voice call revenues for the first time in Australia, according to new research from technology analyst firm, Telsyte....
Mobile data and messaging exceeds voice revenues for the first time on mobiles: Telsyte

What Will Be Windows 8's Killer App?

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Raise your hand if you want a Windows 8 tablet just so you can use that cool new Start screen. Wait, first put your iPad down. Now raise your hand. After two public previews of Microsoft's new Windows 8 technology, the one major difference we've seen thus far in what...
What Will Be Windows 8's Killer App?
Does Amazon minus Amazon Web Services make sense?

Facebook's big announcement: what will it be?

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Online analysts speculate social network will enter smartphone market, overhaul the news feed or charge for messagingFacebook is remaining tight-lipped about its mystery press event on Tuesday amid speculation the social network will announce its first branded smartphone or search engine to rival Google.A cryptic invite sent to the media...
Facebook's big announcement: what will it be?

Embattled Yahoo CEO could be ousted by board as early as today

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Problems for internet giant worsen as shareholder calls for Scott Thompson to be fired over undergraduate degree fabricationYahoo could be on the verge of firing its second CEO in eight months if an activist shareholder with a 5% stake in the company has his way.The shareholder, hedge fund manager Daniel...
Embattled Yahoo CEO could be ousted by board as early as today
Threeview: Dishonored reviewed by a critic, an analyst, and an academic
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