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Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators

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Peter Thiel weighed in on what a few signals are that show how motivated a CEO is to be successful, and as is expected, one of they key takeaways is how high the salary of the CEO is. This is true for many companies, ranging from Steve Jobs at Apple...
Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators

HTC forecasts 55% increase in revenues in Q2, as sales of its One range take hold

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HTC believes it will see an upturn in its finances in its second quarter, predicting a 55% increase in revenues in its second quarter as sales of its new One range of Android smartphones begin to take hold. Reuters reports that the company expects its second quarter revenue to total T$105...
HTC forecasts 55% increase in revenues in Q2, as sales of its One range take hold

More Layoffs Looming at RIM

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For Research In Motion summer layoffs are becoming an annual event. In July of 2011, the struggling maker of BlackBerry smartphones sacked 10 percent of its global workforce — some 2,000 employees — as “a prudent and necessary step for the long term success of the company.” Now it’s gearing...
More Layoffs Looming at RIM

The 8 Best Tips You'll Ever Get On How To Launch (And Grow) A Startup

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Philippe Courtot is a well-known name in the security industry and for good reason. He has, over and over again, turned startups into multimillion-dollar companies and cashed out big. For the past 10 years, he's been the CEO of Qualys, a cloud service that makes sure enterprise IT systems...
The 8 Best Tips You'll Ever Get On How To Launch (And Grow) A Startup

Twitter Bans All Third Party Twitter Ad Platforms

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In a lengthy post, Twitter has just announced it will ban all third party ad platforms. This technically means the end of Ad.ly and the just launched (as in today at TechCrunch’s Disrupt) Tweetup. Bear with us while we update this post with further info, the significant part of Twitter’s...
Twitter Bans All Third Party Twitter Ad Platforms

Apple Job Posting Seeks Creative Individual To Breathe More Life Into Siri

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A new job description spotted by 9to5Mac’s Jordan Kahn this morning suggests Apple wants to do something with Siri that makes the digital personal assistant a more fleshed out, relatable character. The posting is seeking someone with creative skills to help “evolve and enrich Siri.” While Apple says that “Siri’s known...
Apple Job Posting Seeks Creative Individual To Breathe More Life Into Siri

Yahoo Q3 earnings in line with expectations, as search revenue rises

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In its first full quarter with former Google exec Marissa Mayer as CEO, Yahoo reported Q3 earnings in line with analyst expectations Monday afternoon. The company’s revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs was $1.08 billion, up two percent over this time last year, with net income of $0.23 per share. Analysts...
Yahoo Q3 earnings in line with expectations, as search revenue rises

iPad, iPhone Popular Among Teens With Rich Parents

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If product popularity among teens is a leading indicator of a consumer electronics company’s long-term success, Apple is in good shape. Because according to the results of Piper Jaffray’s semi-annual teen survey, the company devices continue to enamor American teenagers. Consider these metrics: Of the 7,700 teens Piper Jaffray surveyed,...
iPad, iPhone Popular Among Teens With Rich Parents

Xbox One runs three operating systems

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Xbox One runs three operating systems: Only three? They couldn't squeeze a few more in there? Seriously though, this part seems pretty key, as relayed by Sharif Sakr: In terms of whether apps will be cross-compatible between the regular Windows Store and the storefront accessed by the new console, we're told...
Xbox One runs three operating systems

LivingSocial CEO responds to Amazon earnings: We're not in as bad of shape as you might think

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Amazon.com reported a third quarter loss of $274 million on Thursday, with the online retailer tossing some of the blame on its investment in the daily deals site LivingSocial. According to Amazon, more than half of its losses for the quarter, roughly $169 million, were tied to the Groupon rival....
LivingSocial CEO responds to Amazon earnings: We're not in as bad of shape as you might think
Zaarly swaps anonymity for identity in refreshed mobile marketplace

Location Data Sensitive Like Medical Information, Says Congressional Witness

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Shared by sarahintampa Samuri on a cell phone? Oh Marshall! :) "The writing is on the wall that there will be baseline privacy legislation introduced," said John Morris, general counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology at a Congressional hearing on location data and privacy yesterday. "It will require...
Location Data Sensitive Like Medical Information, Says Congressional Witness

Dell announces that it's going private, assisted by $2 billion loan from Microsoft

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The rumors were true. Dell has announced that it will go private, assisted by a $2 billion loan from Microsoft. The full deal between stockholders, Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake is being valued at around $24.4 billion. The exchange, which has been in the works since August,...
Dell announces that it's going private, assisted by $2 billion loan from Microsoft

Yahoo's Mayer says long-term success depends on a 'series of sprints' including recent talent tear

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During Yahoo’s Q1 2013 earnings call on Tuesday, company CEO Marissa Mayer told investors that she is seeing continued stability for Yahoo. However, the turnaround isn’t over as Mayer believed long-term success was going to be determined by a “series of sprints”. The first of such sprints, involving improving Yahoo’s...
Yahoo's Mayer says long-term success depends on a 'series of sprints' including recent talent tear
Mozilla announces first round of Firefox OS apps, including Facebook, Twitter, and 'Cut the Rope'
Sony Likely To Unveil PlayStation 4 On Feb. 20, But We'll Need To See More Than A Spec Show

U.S. Facebook users skeptical of site's privacy, longevity

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As the hype over Facebook's upcoming IPO continues to grow, a new survey indicates that not everyone is confident in the social network's long-term success....
U.S. Facebook users skeptical of site's privacy, longevity

Sophos confirms more job cuts as it looks to refocus on 'highest growth' areas of its business

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Security software developer Sophos is preparing for another round of job cuts as it looks to shift resources to its “highest-growth” and “most strategic” business endeavors. The Register reports that 150 people will lose their job as a result of the restructuring exercise, although a company spokesperson wouldn’t confirm the...
Sophos confirms more job cuts as it looks to refocus on 'highest growth' areas of its business

Microsoft's Loan to Dell Further Complicates Relationship with PC Makers

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Microsoft’s already complicated relationship with the PC industry just got considerably more so. For most of the 30-year history of Windows, Microsoft made the software and the computer makers built the PCs and that was that. But the world is changing. And quickly. Finally responding to the challenge post by...
Microsoft's Loan to Dell Further Complicates Relationship with PC Makers

Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

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Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) expects overseas losses to double in just three months, as it spends more and more on vital local video content and marketing. In Q4, its overseas costs doubled to $89 million, while revenue rose by a third to $29 million. International loss came in better than...
Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

iPad Changes Everything?

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Despite excitement, many unknowns remain, and the long-term success of Apple's tablet device is far from assured....
iPad Changes Everything?

Facebook Helped Its App Publishers Monetize In 2012

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Social Media Insights is a new daily newsletter from Business Insider that collects and delivers the top social media news first thing every morning. You can sign up to receive Social Media Insights here or at the bottom of this post. Facebook Helped Its App Publishers Monetize In 2012 (Inside Facebook)Facebook...
Facebook Helped Its App Publishers Monetize In 2012
Data killed the HiPPO star

Apple growth slows despite strong sales

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Apple reported its first profit decline in 10 years Tuesday and cautioned that sales could fall more than analysts expect over the summer. Chief executive Tim Cook asked investors to think about the long-term success of the company -- not short-term hiccups. Apple has exciting products "in our pipeline" that...
Apple growth slows despite strong sales

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)
Why Microsoft is failing with Windows RT (and what it can do about it)

Apple Is Getting Clobbered By Android In China (AAPL, GOOG)

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One of the most popular story lines for Apple bulls is its incredible run of success in China. Sales in the China region were $7.9 billion last quarter, which was up 3X year over year. For the first half of the fiscal year, Apple's sales were $12.4 billion in the...
Apple Is Getting Clobbered By Android In China (AAPL, GOOG)

ABI: Galaxy Note and other phablets will ship at 208 million a year by 2015, blot out the sun

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Some of us aren't convinced that phablets will last as more than a short-term success. That hasn't stopped ABI Research from predicting that enough of the size XXL smartphones will sell to block all natural sunlight. The study team sees phones like the Galaxy Note and Optimus Vu as...
ABI: Galaxy Note and other phablets will ship at 208 million a year by 2015, blot out the sun

Verizon CEO: Windows Phone will play a crucial role in the mobile industry

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At least one high-level mobile exec is optimistic about the long-term success of the Windows Phone. Verizon CEO Dan Mead said today that the Windows Phone has received good traction with OEM’s and thinks both Windows and Blackberry will play a crucial role in the mobile industry. Mead added that...
Verizon CEO: Windows Phone will play a crucial role in the mobile industry

King.com releases "Pet Rescue Saga" for Facebook, updates "Candy Crush Saga" for mobile

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King.com, the maker of some of the top casual social games in the marketplace today, has just released “Pet Rescue Saga”, a brand new game for Facebook, and a mobile update to its popular game “Candy Crush Saga”. “Pet Rescue Saga” is a puzzle game that uses animated pets, 3D...
King.com releases "Pet Rescue Saga" for Facebook, updates "Candy Crush Saga" for mobile
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