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Rovio has more monthly active users than Twitter

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Rovio announced today it hit 263 million monthly active users in December 2012. This happened precisely three years after the first Angry Birds game debuted at the end of 2009. Incidentally, the somewhat better-known Twitter hit the 200 million monthly active user mark in December 2012. And since Twitter was...
Rovio has more monthly active users than Twitter

HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

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HTC's woes seem to have cut into its staff morale with a several senior executives said to be leaving the company, reports The Verge. HTC's Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera left the Taiwanese smartphone maker last week, joining an exodus that has taken place over the past three months. Other...
HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

Samsung's designarounds may complicate ITC investigation of Apple's complaint

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Companies can change smartphones (especially their operating software) more quickly than federal courts and the ITC can rule on infringement complaints. This is a problem in many cases, but the dispute between Apple and Samsung is the highest-profile one in which this matters. As a result, court rulings will formally...
Samsung's designarounds may complicate ITC investigation of Apple's complaint

Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Microsoft has launched a new campaign to hook students on Office 365 University by offering up six months of the service and an extra 20GB of SkyDrive cloud storage for free....
Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

LOLs Acquired: Here Are YouTube's Next 16 Comics

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About a month ago, YouTube put out a request to its creators, asking for the funniest among them to apply and be considered for the newest version of its YouTube Next Creator program. While YouTube has previously sought creators in health and fitness, cooking, and vlogging categories, this time around...
LOLs Acquired: Here Are YouTube's Next 16 Comics

'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

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It's not all WhatsApp and LINE. If you're in Korea, then your messaging app of choice is most likely to be Kakao Talk, and Evernote hopes that allying with the app will expand its remit and boost its presence in Asia. The team-up looks set to bring Evernote's services...
'Introverted' Evernote pairs with messaging app Kakao Talk (and its 90 million users)

IPv6 traffic rises in U.S., but remains sliver of overall Internet

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U.S. ISPs are reporting a significant rise in IPv6 traffic during the last three months, even though the overall numbers remain tiny -- less than 1% of Internet traffic....
IPv6 traffic rises in U.S., but remains sliver of overall Internet

Court demands Apple evidence in location tracking case

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Apple must show how it's complying with earlier court orders to turn over evidence in a lawsuit over iOS location tracking, US Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal has ruled. Plaintiffs have accused the company of withholding documents; either way, Grewal states that it's "unacceptable" that Apple waited over three months to...
Court demands Apple evidence in location tracking case

Kutcher and Gad dish on Jobs film, accuracy criticisms, justifying betrayal and Apple tech

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The halo effect of the iPod has long been touted as an example of the way that Apple has dragged its customers into the desktop and laptop fold by way of its portable devices. For both Josh Gad and Ashton Kutcher, the stars of the Jobs biopic, this is very...
Kutcher and Gad dish on Jobs film, accuracy criticisms, justifying betrayal and Apple tech

Huffington Post Ad Sales Chief Ousted Over 9-Year-Old Arrest Warrant (AOL)

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Huffington Post sales head Moritz Loew was dismissed from his job after only three months when a background check turned up a DWI charge from 2003, according to Ad Age: He also confirmed that his dismissal centered around a background check turning up an old, outstanding warrant for failure to...
Huffington Post Ad Sales Chief Ousted Over 9-Year-Old Arrest Warrant (AOL)

Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction

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And they’re off! Bidding has begun in a major UK spectrum auction, the result of which will be a more competitive rollout of 4G mobile broadband across the country starting around the middle of this year. So far, the only major player to begin such a deployment has been EE,...
Better late than never, as bidding begins in UK 4G spectrum auction

AT&T matches Verizon smartphone for smartphone; activates 8.6M iPhones

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It doesn’t matter how long AT&T has had the iPhone; it just keeps selling more. Ma Bell had another record-setting quarter thanks to Apple, activating 8.6 million iPhones and selling a total of 10.2 million smartphones overall in the last three months of 2012. Of those 8.6 million iPhones, only...
AT&T matches Verizon smartphone for smartphone; activates 8.6M iPhones
It's Surprisingly Inexpensive For Google To Build Its Cable-Destroying Google Fiber Network (GOOG)

T-Mobile chief: iPhone availability might come some time in the next three months, maybe

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Getting an iPhone on the Magenta network? Not too hard -- but it'll get easier soon, according to the company's CEO. In a chat with Reuters, T-Mobile head honcho John Legere said that the network's iPhone launch was more likely to happen in the next "three to four months"...
T-Mobile chief: iPhone availability might come some time in the next three months, maybe

Apple reports 25M user growth for iCloud since April, now at 150M users

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Apple’s Peter Oppenheimer reported that the company now has a total of 150M iCloud users, which is up from 125M users in April of this year. That’s a 20% growth in three months, compared to the roughly 17.6% growth in just 21 days earlier this year. That means that iCloud...
Apple reports 25M user growth for iCloud since April, now at 150M users

Pandora Misses Targets; Shares Tumble

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Shares of Internet radio provider Pandora Media sank 17 percent on Tuesday after the company lowered its full-year guidance and predicted a previously unexpected loss in its fourth quarter. The company did top analysts’ estimates for the three months ended in October, as revenue rose 60 percent to $120 million,...
Pandora Misses Targets; Shares Tumble
Epic shutters Impossible Studios without it ever releasing a game

FCC chair grants AT&T's wish for a nationwide 4G band

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AT&T asked, and the Federal Communications Commission most definitely listened. Three months after AT&T submitted a complex proposal to turn a very cellular-unfriendly band into pristine 4G airwaves, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski appears set to push AT&T’s request through the commission. Genachowski on Wednesday began circulating a proposed order among...
FCC chair grants AT&T's wish for a nationwide 4G band

Apple forces Line to remove the ability to send virtual items as gifts from its iOS app

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Asian mobile messaging service Line is seeing early success with its monetization model — to the tune of $58 million in revenue for Q1 2013 — but there’s a little bad news today as the company has withdrawn the gift sharing feature from its iOS app at the request of...
Apple forces Line to remove the ability to send virtual items as gifts from its iOS app

About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month

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More than three months after About.me ‘bought itself back’ from AOL, spinning itself out as an independent company once again, the San Francisco-based startup is now ramping things up a notch by introducing personalized domain names for its online identity platform. The service constitutes part of its new freemium business...
About.me goes premium, and finally lets you use your own domain name for $4 a month
Babble curtails language learning costs using iPad subscriptions
Zuckerberg to employees: Stock price drop has been "painful" to watch

Marissa Mayer and the Art of the Earnings Call

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Conference calls discussing corporate earnings are often like political debates: An hour or so of jargon as dry as dirt. But much like the this year’s presidential debates, Yahoo’s earnings call Monday promised to be worth tuning into, if for no other reason that this was Marissa Mayer’s first and...
Marissa Mayer and the Art of the Earnings Call

Three Samsung workers injured in second serious gas leak at chip plant

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Korean agency Yonhap News is reporting that there's been a second major leak of hydrofluoric gas at Samsung's main chip factory in the city of Hwaseong. Three workers are said to have been injured, with no word yet on how badly. Only three months have passed since the last...
Three Samsung workers injured in second serious gas leak at chip plant

Microsoft and Skype dreaming up new, utilitarian ad formats

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One has faced challenges in its existing online ad business, while the other is just getting going. Now Microsoft and its recently-acquired Skype are setting out to prove they can profit where consumers aren’t paying — by introducing an innovative line-up of advertising formats native to their new products. At Monaco...
Microsoft and Skype dreaming up new, utilitarian ad formats

AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

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Bob Dylan once warned that the times are changing, but his lyrics couldn’t have prepared us for a world without AMD, the spunky chip designer that’s kept Intel honest (mostly) and ensured, by way of competition, that processor prices wouldn’t fly through the roof. Now it appears the floor is...
AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

90 Days of Killing Cyberlockers: 50 Dead, More Than 500 Injured

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During the summer, adult industry businessman Robert King embarked on an extremely aggressive anti-piracy project. Known online as AdultKing, the Australian-born 45-year-old said he would make it his mission to damage or destroy what he described as “the bad players” in the cyberlocker market. “What I hope to achieve is...
90 Days of Killing Cyberlockers: 50 Dead, More Than 500 Injured

Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu winners as storage market weakens

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Growth in the storage market slowed down during the third quarter, but vendors such as Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu still had a good three months thanks in part to sales of high-end systems....
Hitachi, EMC and Fujitsu winners as storage market weakens

How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco

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Socialance is a startup out of London that has moved to Santiago, Chile, for six months. The reason for the move is pretty straightforward: Start-Up Chile is giving the company $40,000 without taking any equity stake. And the rent is relatively cheap. Start-Up Chile, which was here at Disrupt San...
How Start-Up Chile Is Attracting Startups From Singapore, London, and San Francisco

College Campuses Are Going Crazy Over This App That Shares Your Secrets Anonymously

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There's a hot new app taking college campuses by storm. It's called Whisper. Whisper is an iOS app that lets you anonymously share secrets in the form of digital postcard. You don't have to interact with other people on the platform, but Whisper does enable you to leave hearts on...
College Campuses Are Going Crazy Over This App That Shares Your Secrets Anonymously
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