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Lenovo will invest $30 million in new Brazil plant, hopes to double its sales

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Chinese IT company Lenovo officially announced that it will invest US$30 million in Brazil to open a manufacturing plant and a distribution center, the Brazilian tech blog Ztop revealed today. According to the company, these new units will produce desktops and notebooks for Brazil’s corporate and consumer markets. More importantly,...
Lenovo will invest $30 million in new Brazil plant, hopes to double its sales

A Look Ahead at Dell's Earnings

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Dell, the PC maker that’s still in the process of turning itself into a enterprise IT company, reports quarterly earnings after the markets close in New York. The consensus view of analysts calls for the company to report a per-share profit of 40 cents on sales of $13.9 billion. One...
A Look Ahead at Dell's Earnings

The Person Running AOL Every Day Is Not Who You Think It Is (AOL)

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At AOL, all executives who have a revenue line or manage any kind of product report to one man. The executive running AOL.com reports to this person. So do the executives running AOL's women brands, access business, mobile product development, and tech news sites. On a macro level, this person...
The Person Running AOL Every Day Is Not Who You Think It Is (AOL)

Z2Live gobbles up Big Sandwich Games in mobile gaming talent grab

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Z2Live CEO David Bluhm poses in front of Sgt. Ramsey, one of the main characters in Battle Nations Z2Live, the fast-growing Seattle mobile gaming company, announced today that it is buying Big Sandwich Games of Vancouver, B.C. for an undisclosed price. The acquisition gives Z2Live, maker of Trade Nations, Battle Nations...
Z2Live gobbles up Big Sandwich Games in mobile gaming talent grab

TV Analyst: Kids Love Netflix, And Disney Should Break Them Of That Nasty Habit

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The broadest, most obvious trend in media consumption is the shift to an on-demand world, where content is available when you want it on whatever device you're using. In the day-to-day, this gets lost behind neverending squabbles about licensing, and severely limited offerings accompanied by bold statements about embracing technology—but...
TV Analyst: Kids Love Netflix, And Disney Should Break Them Of That Nasty Habit

Chinese giant Tencent is relying on WeChat to fuel international growth, with a strategy influenced by Facebook

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Tencent’s golden child is undoubtedly Weixin (known to users outside of China as WeChat), but as CEO Tony Ma explained during his keynote at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing today, he believes that the mobile messaging app will determine the fate of Tencent’s long-term strategy. WeChat has introduced...
Chinese giant Tencent is relying on WeChat to fuel international growth, with a strategy influenced by Facebook

Yahoo And Facebook Settle Patent Fight, But Damage To Yahoo's Reputation May Linger

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Back in March, Yahoo made some news by suing Facebook for patent infringement. This was the first major initiative by new CEO Scott Thompson, who apparently was not only oblivious about why you shouldn't lie in your resume, but also completely clueless about how Silicon Valley views patent infringement claims...
Yahoo And Facebook Settle Patent Fight, But Damage To Yahoo's Reputation May Linger
Attention, U.S. startups: Don't ignore China

On Its Way to Going Private, Dell Beats Street's Expectations

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In what may — or may not — turn out to be its final earnings report as a publicly held company, computing giant Dell just reported profits that beat the expectations of analysts. Dell reported earnings of 40 cents per share on sales of $14.3 billion, better than the consensus...
On Its Way to Going Private, Dell Beats Street's Expectations
Netflix plans first steps to move from Silverlight to HTML5

Open? Yeah, Sure. Sorry Oracle, You're Still Full Of It

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Bob Evans has a colorful past. He works at Oracle these days as what I would call a king’s blogger except that he isn’t doing very well even with the apparent influence of the king himself. Bob used to write for SAP where he penned his own gems about Oracle....
Open? Yeah, Sure. Sorry Oracle, You're Still Full Of It

Ah, so that's Twitter's strategy: A "clickable" world

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So now that we’ve seen “Cashtags”, which are clickable stock symbols, one might wonder if this is part of Twitter’s long-term strategy. That strategy could include making bits and pieces of data clickable, leading you to a full stream of context around the topic or item. For example, you can...
Ah, so that's Twitter's strategy: A "clickable" world
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Facebook's Gokul Rajaram, Google's Neal Mohan, And Twitter's Kevin Weil Will Discuss The Ad Landscape At Disrupt NY

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I’m happy to announce that I’ll be discussing the latest trends in digital advertising with representatives from Facebook, Google, and Twitter at the end of April during TechCrunch Disrupt in New York. My goal for the panel is to give attendees from both Madison Avenue and the startup world an...
Facebook's Gokul Rajaram, Google's Neal Mohan, And Twitter's Kevin Weil Will Discuss The Ad Landscape At Disrupt NY

Dell beats Q4 expectations despite poor consumer sales

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Dell announced slightly higher-than-expected revenues for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year, which may be the last time it reports its earnings to the Street. The personal computer maker’s bid to go private led by CEO Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake has experienced its ups and downs. In recent...
Dell beats Q4 expectations despite poor consumer sales

HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

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Executives at Hewlett-Packard are scratching their heads at a report in The Times of London saying that HP had tried to unload Autonomy — the British software firm that it acquired in 2011 only to write down its value by $5 billion — on the German software giant SAP. The...
HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

Damodaran: 4 Things Apple Must Do To Become A Hot Stock Again (AAPL)

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Aswath Damodaran, NYU's legendary valuation expert, recently argued that there was a 90 percent chance that Apple was undervalued.  This comes in the wake of Apple shares' breathtaking plunge from recent highs. In a new blog post, Damodaran thinks that management can learn a few things from the recent market...
Damodaran: 4 Things Apple Must Do To Become A Hot Stock Again (AAPL)

Ex-Facebook Employee With Stock Options: Here's What It Feels Like Watching The Stock Tank (FB)

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Facebook's stock sank to a new low today, and is now trading at around $22. This has to be painful to watch for current Facebook employees, who have a lot of wealth tied to the company, but most of them aren't talking about it. Luckily, a former Facebook employee who...
Ex-Facebook Employee With Stock Options: Here's What It Feels Like Watching The Stock Tank (FB)

Netflix must ponder its endgame strategy

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Was it really only 15 months ago when everyone loved Netflix? The stock had risen nearly eightfold during a two-year rally, CEO Reed Hastings was hailed as a game changer and was asked for the secrets of his success, and Netflix was on track to kill off cable and rule...
Netflix must ponder its endgame strategy

These 10 Windows Azure Accelerator startups in Beijing are supposed to make Microsoft cool again

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Earlier this week, TNW dropped by the shared office space in Beijing, China that Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure (MAWA) has set up for the 10 companies that are part of Microsoft’s strategy to build up goodwill with the startup community. The 6-month Microsoft Accelerator for Windows Azure program, dubbed...
These 10 Windows Azure Accelerator startups in Beijing are supposed to make Microsoft cool again

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt to Sell Up to 42 Percent of Stake

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Eric Schmidt, former CEO and now Chairman of Google, plans to sell up to 3.2 million shares of his class A common stock in the company, according to an SEC filing published Friday. The amount is equal to approximately 42.1 percent of his overall stake in Google. Schmidt will sell...
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt to Sell Up to 42 Percent of Stake

Luxury Travel Online Members' Club, Secret Escapes, Raises £8 Million Led By Index Ventures; Plans For International Launch

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Secret Escapes, an online ‘flash sales’ free-to-join members club for luxury holidays and hotel rooms, has raised a new funding round totalling £8 million ($12.8m) to bolster its position in the U.K. market and support international launches. The round was led by new investor Index Ventures, with existing investors Octopus Ventures and Atlas Venture also participating....
Luxury Travel Online Members' Club, Secret Escapes, Raises £8 Million Led By Index Ventures; Plans For International Launch

iTunes 11 to Include Improved iCloud Integration and iOS 6 Support

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9to5Mac claims to have some early details about Apple's next version of iTunes. iTunes 11 has been internally seeded and is said to include under-the-hood changes and early support for iOS 6, which has not yet been announced. The main focus seems to be on iCloud:iTunes 11 includes an increased...
iTunes 11 to Include Improved iCloud Integration and iOS 6 Support

Did Twitter Just Kill TweetUp Minutes After Its Launch?

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Twitterjust put up a blog post talking up its platform approach and long-term strategy. Surprisingly, the company has made some decision that are sure to irk a bunch of third-party developers and startups. Here’s the big news: aside from Promoted Tweets, Twitter said it will not allow any third...
Did Twitter Just Kill TweetUp Minutes After Its Launch?

As Xiaomi Sells Out of New Flagship Phone, Bin Lin Talks About the Disruptive Chinese Start-Up's Approach (Video)

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Xiaomi co-founder Bin Lin was in many ways the perfect speaker for our Dive Into Mobile conference. Xiaomi is one of the most interesting corporate stories from the transformative global spread of smartphones, but its quick ascent is not widely known about outside of China. The company, which is just...
As Xiaomi Sells Out of New Flagship Phone, Bin Lin Talks About the Disruptive Chinese Start-Up's Approach (Video)

Is Facebook telling us it’s already finding mobile users don’t like ads?

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The story is out that Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook’s current priority is improving users’ mobile experience. And I know there has been press about the amendment to Facebook’s SEC filing this week, in anticipation of pricing the IPO, to the effect that Facebook knows it needs to monetize on mobile....
Is Facebook telling us it’s already finding mobile users don’t like ads?

New IBM CEO Says Will Maintain Longer-Term Strategy

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IBM's new chief executive said the tech company will maintain its push toward higher value markets and continue its focus on longer-term growth under her leadership....
New IBM CEO Says Will Maintain Longer-Term Strategy
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