tenth anniversary

tenth anniversary

Microsoft marks 10 years of Xbox Live with free consoles

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Microsoft is celebrating the tenth anniversary of Xbox Live by giving some of its longest subscribers a free console. While a gift of hardware will not be made to all users of the service, Microsoft is also offering a free Xbox Live Arcade game to download, as well as allowing...
Microsoft marks 10 years of Xbox Live with free consoles

Before you lecture, listen

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If you haven't heard yet, this is CSO magazine's tenth anniversary. Let me be the first to let you in on a little secret (in case you've been living in a cave somewhere): A lot has changed in ten years....
Before you lecture, listen

Last.fm revels in its scrobbles as radio bar is raised farther

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The economics of personalised online radio seem as challenged as ever, with Pandora recently calling for lower royalty rates. And now Last.fm is cutting back even further on playing tunes, as it struggles to turn a profit for owner CBS. The service, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary currently, will...
Last.fm revels in its scrobbles as radio bar is raised farther

Alibaba names long-serving VP Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi as iconic CEO Jack Ma's successor

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Jack Ma, the charismatic founder of Alibaba, surprised many when he announced plans to step down as CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant in May, and now the company has named his successor: 13-year veteran Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi, its Group Executive Vice President. Since establishing the company in 1999, Ma, a former...
Alibaba names long-serving VP Jonathan Lu Zhaoxi as iconic CEO Jack Ma's successor
Apple prepares for iTunes' tenth anniversary with timeline of how it changed music industry

LinkedIn revamps navigation as part of efforts to simplify mobile and desktop experience

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Following changes to its homepage design, profile layout, and recently a mobile app revamp, LinkedIn is rolling out another new change to its service today – a new navigation bar. The professional social network has been stepping up efforts to simplify its desktop and mobile experience, and the new navigation...
LinkedIn revamps navigation as part of efforts to simplify mobile and desktop experience
Rogue Amoeba discounts Mac software up to 67% off for 10th anniversary

WordPress-Maker Automattic Sells $50 Million Of Stock In Secondary Offering To Tiger Global

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Automattic, the company behind publishing platform WordPress, has sold $50 million in a secondary offering led by investment management firm Tiger Global. The sale will allow some early investors and employees to get cash in exchange for their shares, while adding another stakeholder in the company. The share offering wasn’t...
WordPress-Maker Automattic Sells $50 Million Of Stock In Secondary Offering To Tiger Global

T-Mobile USA turns on Unlimited 4G Data

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T-Mobile USA has switched on its unlimited 4G data plans, using the new tariffs to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Announced in August, the new “Unlimited Nationwide 4G Data” plan is now available in stores, with no overage charges, no throttling, and no limit on how much you download on your...
T-Mobile USA turns on Unlimited 4G Data

"I was very nervous. People were starting to compare me to Kournikova. It felt really good to win;..."

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"I was very nervous. People were starting to compare me to Kournikova. It felt really good to win; now I can say I won one more than her. I feel much better now." - Roger Federer, then 19, upon winning his first ATP title in Milan, Italy in 2001.  Wimbledon is...
"I was very nervous. People were starting to compare me to Kournikova. It felt really good to win;..."

AAP reports e-books now account for over 22 percent of US publishers' revenue

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It's well off the triple year-over-year growth that e-books saw a few years ago, but the latest report from the Association of American Publishers shows that e-books did inch up even further in 2012 to account for a sizeable chunk of overall book sales. According to its figures, e-books...
AAP reports e-books now account for over 22 percent of US publishers' revenue

Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

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Creative Commons recently celebrated its tenth anniversary, with well-deserved praise for its work flooding in from around the world. There's no doubt it has played an important role in raising people's awareness of the problems with copyright, and in offering some alternative licenses that ameliorate some of its worst aspects....
Why Using Creative Commons Licensed Materials Is Not As Easy As It Looks

Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners

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It's hard to believe a whole decade has passed since the birth of Xbox Live, but here we are. From its roots as an online multiplayer service, Live has grown into a full-fledged entertainment platform bringing users Achievements and Gamerscores, customizable avatars, entertainment services and apps like Xbox Music...
Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners

On Blogging

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Thomas P Barnett reflects on six years of daily work. It's a very sage and sobering summary, and I think he's right in understanding that blogging, by forcing a blogger to keep up with so many things, both leads to inevitable misjudgments in real time but also what he calls...
On Blogging

DailyDirt: Fighting The Next Pandemic

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The last flu season was pretty rough, but there's a new H7N9 strain that has no vaccine (yet!) and is starting to infect and kill people (instead of sticking to birds). We're just about coming to the tenth anniversary of SARS, and we're still creating over 100 million flu vaccines...
DailyDirt: Fighting The Next Pandemic
Microsoft thanks long-time Xbox Live subscribers by giving away free limited edition consoles

Apple marks a Decade of iTunes through an in-app timeline

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The tenth anniversary of the iTunes Store is looming on April 28th, and Apple wants to do more for the occasion than treat itself to a nice dinner. It just launched an interactive Decade of iTunes timeline (within iTunes itself, naturally) to remind us how far its music service...
Apple marks a Decade of iTunes through an in-app timeline

D10 conference kicks off in advance of Tim Cook appearance

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The Wall Street Journal and its All Things Digital team have welcomed attendees to D10, the tenth anniversary of the executive conference, which will get started later this evening with an appearance by Apple's chief executive Tim Cook at 6 PM PST....
D10 conference kicks off in advance of Tim Cook appearance
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Red Hat preps Enterprise Linux 7 for late 2013

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The next major release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux , version 7, is targeted for release in the second half of 2013, Red Hat said on Tuesday, as it also celebrated the tenth anniversary of its enterprise OS....
Red Hat preps Enterprise Linux 7 for late 2013

paidContent turns 10: A brief history of digital media

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Remember when Friendster was the hot social network, publishers doubted that ebooks would ever sell, and Netflix thought DVDs in red envelopes was the future? We do — that was that state of digital media when paidContent launched in 2002. Other weird things were happening back then too: People still...
paidContent turns 10: A brief history of digital media

XBMC celebrates 10 years, latest build works in mainline PVR and Raspberry Pi support

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First, we must congratulate the entire XBMC team on reaching the tenth anniversary of one of the project's first betas hitting the internet, when Yet Another Media Play (YAMP) and Xbox Media Player joined forces to create something beautiful. It's outlived the original console by far, powered other projects...
XBMC celebrates 10 years, latest build works in mainline PVR and Raspberry Pi support
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