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Google's Head of Shopping Says Company Has No Plans to Become a Retailer

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If you’ve visited Google shopping recently, you might confuse the search giant for a retailer. Google Google’s VP of Shopping Sameer Samat At the top of the Shopping page, a photo of a snowboarder floats down a mountain on a blue bird day, directing consumers to a page where they...
Google's Head of Shopping Says Company Has No Plans to Become a Retailer

3-D motion company Leap Motion scores former Apple VP as COO and President

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San Francisco-based Leap Motion, which specializes in 3-D motion control software, has announced a significant hiring today. Its new COO and President is former Apple VP and General Partner at Highland Capital, Andy Miller. Miller will be joining the team next month to help market the company’s first product, the...
3-D motion company Leap Motion scores former Apple VP as COO and President

Today in Tech: Criminals mining LinkedIn breach to scam users

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Criminals exploit LinkedIn breach for phishing attacks [THE NEW YORK TIMES] Shortly after the breach surfaced, LinkedIn users began receiving e-mails from what, at first glance, looked like LinkedIn. The e-mails asked users to confirm their e-mail address by clicking on an embedded link. But the link took users to...
Today in Tech: Criminals mining LinkedIn breach to scam users

So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?

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Buzz was introduced by Google with much clamor on Feb 9, 2010. Since then, we have seen a lot of debate around it: Google stepping into the social media arena cannot go unnoticed. Many quickly saw Buzz as a Twitter killer, possibly a Facebook contender; others discounted it as...
So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?

Samsung Has A New CEO

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Samsung Electronics Co, Asia's technology powerhouse battling Apple for smartphone supremacy, is shifting its CEO to a new role as the family-run parent company prepares to transfer ownership control to a third generation. Choi Gee-sung, 61, will assume the new role of head of corporate strategy at Samsung Group, which...
Samsung Has A New CEO
Image recognition startup Cortica nabs $1.5M from Russian tech leader Mail.Ru

Microsoft Office for iOS and Android coming early 2013, free with subscription upgrades available

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Microsoft is moving one step closer to releasing its Office applications on iPad, iPhone and Android, according to a recent report by The Verge. Although rumours about Office Mobile have been circulating for some time now - especially once an iPad version was spotted by The Daily - there has been very little evidence...
Microsoft Office for iOS and Android coming early 2013, free with subscription upgrades available

Former iAd Chief Andy Miller Joins 3D Motion Control Company Leap Motion

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Leap Motion today announced (via The Next Web) that Apple's former iAd chief Andy Miller is joining the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Miller was the founder of mobile advertising firm Quattro Wireless, which Apple acquired in January 2010 to form the basis of its iAd platform. Miller...
Former iAd Chief Andy Miller Joins 3D Motion Control Company Leap Motion

Hewlett-Packard, a Technology Powerhouse, Stumbles in Smartphones - NYTimes.com http://goo.gl/7Qg9

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Hewlett-Packard, a Technology Powerhouse, Stumbles in Smartphones - NYTimes.com http://goo.gl/7Qg9

Ziff Davis Trades Hands Again

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Ziff Davis has a new owner: “Cloud services” company J2 Global has bought the tech publisher from private equity firm Great Hill Partners for $167 million. J2 runs a portfolio of cloud-based services generally aimed at consumers and small businesses, like eFax, Onebox and eVoice. The company says it acquired...
Ziff Davis Trades Hands Again

Seattle mayor touts South Lake Union as an 'engine for job growth'

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McGinn Anyone who has stepped foot near Amazon.com’s new headquarters in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood can feel the change happening around them. Perhaps no neighborhood in the city is undergoing such a radical overhaul. And now Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn is touting that growth, saying that the redevelopment of...
Seattle mayor touts South Lake Union as an 'engine for job growth'

Dell Is An Utter Disaster

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Dell's earnings flop in 1st quarter may make CEO's buyout offer more attractive to investors SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dell's financial decay worsened during its latest quarter as the company slashed its personal computer prices in response to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablets. The dismal performance announced Thursday...
Dell Is An Utter Disaster

Apple's Ex-iAd Chief Andy Miller Is Going To Be COO At A 3D Motion Control Startup

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Andy Miller, the former head of Apple's iAd department, has been appointed to be the president and COO of Leap Motion, a startup in San Francisco that makes 3D motion controls. Miller joined Apple when it bought his mobile advertising company Quattro Wireless for $275 million in January, 2010. He...
Apple's Ex-iAd Chief Andy Miller Is Going To Be COO At A 3D Motion Control Startup

Yahoo Is Big Gun in Facebook Fight

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Yahoo's patent suit against Facebook pits a weakened Internet pioneer against a fast-growing technology powerhouse, but some intellectual-property experts say it is Yahoo with the power position in the fight....
Yahoo Is Big Gun in Facebook Fight
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