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Madrid's neon knight upstaged by new Apple store

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Famous Tío Pepe sign faces uncertain future as technology giant moves into building where it has stood for 75 yearsOne of Spain's most iconic images, the huge Tío Pepe neon sign that glows above Madrid's central Puerta del Sol square, has been shoved aside at the same time as a...
Madrid's neon knight upstaged by new Apple store

DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands

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Pinterest sharing is now greater than Google+ and Tumblr according to new data from social bookmarking service AddThis. The data dovetails with earlier reports that marketers were giving up on Google+ in favor of Pinterest, with its shopping-friendly audience. Sharing to Pinterest is 6% greater than Tumblr and 7% greater...
DATA: Pinterest Now Bigger Than Google+ And Tumblr For Brands
Investor confidence up after a dismal 2011, survey says

5 Ways Windows 8 Beats iOS

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Consider first that I've been a daily iPad user since the day the tablet launched. I've never had much affinity for MacOS and Apple desktops, but I have literally used either the iPad, iPad 2 or new iPad every day since April 3, 2010. Tablets work for me. Touch...
5 Ways Windows 8 Beats iOS

Study: PDF May Be Creating More Paperwork Than It Saves

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In 2008, a UK-based Adobe Acrobat engineer remarked, "I believe in striving to minimize the use of paper, but I do believe that we will probably never reach a position where paper is eliminated from our workplaces." This morning, his predictions were clearly confirmed by a study published by the...
Study: PDF May Be Creating More Paperwork Than It Saves
Google+ catching Facebook in brand pages but not fans ... and why that's OK with companies

7 women-led health tech startups to watch

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In homes across the country, “chief medical officer” moms are often in charge of managing their families’ day-to-day health and making long-term decisions. In medical schools, women comprise just about half of graduates and in the industry in general they make up about three-quarters of medical and health services managers....
7 women-led health tech startups to watch

Airbnb for Dogs DogVacay Adds $6M to Take a Bite Out of Sharing Economy

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The sharing economy trend continues with the “Airbnb for Dogs,” Santa Monica-based DogVacay, which helps dog owners to find a home for their pets while they’re away. The company announced today that it has secured $6 million in Series A funding from Benchmark Capital. BetaKit also covered the startup...
Airbnb for Dogs DogVacay Adds $6M to Take a Bite Out of Sharing Economy

AT&T sold 3.7M iPhones in Q2 2012, 5.1M smartphones total

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Nearly three quarters of all smartphones sold at AT&T in the second quarter of the company's fiscal 2012 were Apple's iPhone, the carrier announced on Tuesday....
AT&T sold 3.7M iPhones in Q2 2012, 5.1M smartphones total

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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New evidence suggests venture-backed start-ups fail at far higher numbers than the rate the industry usually cites: About three-quarters of venture-backed firms in the U.S. don't return investors' capital, according to recent research.....
The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

Meg Whitman's Plan To Beat The iPad (HPQ)

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If history is a good indication of the future, by the time HP sends its Windows 8 tablet into the world, Apple will have sold about $9.5 billion worth of iPads to businesses. So HP plans to compete by aiming its Windows 8 tablets at corporate employees, said CEO...
Meg Whitman's Plan To Beat The iPad (HPQ)
Study: One in four teens access the internet primarily through mobile
Samsung Received The Most Mobile Patents In 2012, Now Leads The World Overall
Forget 'social media Olympics', these are the mobile games

Video Plays On Tablets, Mobile Devices And Connected TVs Nearly Doubled in Q4

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From Redbox and Verizon teaming up to take on Netflix to Connected TV and Netflix’s premier of Lillyhammer, offering consumers video content where and when they want it is no longer just a second thought. Serving content across platforms has become essential for publishers and brands that want to grow...
Video Plays On Tablets, Mobile Devices And Connected TVs Nearly Doubled in Q4

Email Will Never Die - The Man Who Invented It Reveals Why

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Texting, instant messaging, Facebook, Twitter - we have dozens of ways to pass a message from one user to the next, and yet we keep coming back to email. Why? According to the man who sent the first one, because there's still nothing quite like it. Possibly the most revealing...
Email Will Never Die - The Man Who Invented It Reveals Why
Facebook fans just went up in value: BMW fans are worth $1613, Starbucks $177, and Coke $70

The Truth About Cats and Dogs: Smartphone vs Tablet Usage Differences

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While smartphones have reached critical mass, tablets are poised to do the same soon.  As a form factor, tablets simultaneously take a step toward the living and the workplace.  For consumers, these devices are multimedia machines, offering a glimpse into how consumers might one day accept connected television.  For workers,...
The Truth About Cats and Dogs: Smartphone vs Tablet Usage Differences
BlackBerry makes $94 million on revenue of $2.7 billion, ships 1 million BB10 devices in 2013 Q4

Mobile-First Enterprise Startup DoubleDutch Raises $4 Million Series B From Floodgate & Others

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Enterprise mobile startup DoubleDutch has raised $4 million in Series B funding, in a new round led by Floodgate, with participation from Bullpen Capital and Lightbank. The funding will see Floodgate’s Mike Maples Jr. joining the company’s Board of Directors, as the company further focuses its efforts on deconstructing CRM software and...
Mobile-First Enterprise Startup DoubleDutch Raises $4 Million Series B From Floodgate & Others

Bingo! Facebook Gambles On Games Using Real Money, Not Credits, To Engage Users

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For the last three quarters, Facebook has been struggling to move the needle on its payments business, but today a new game has launched that could provide a clue to how that could change that in the future: the social network has, for the first time, allowed a gaming app...
Bingo! Facebook Gambles On Games Using Real Money, Not Credits, To Engage Users
Big Tech: PC Sales Slump as Kids Say No to Computers

Reorg complete, Cisco hops back on the acquisition trail

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Cisco, an incredibly active acquirer, is ready to start doing deals again, according to CEO John Chambers on the networking company’s financial results call Wednesday afternoon. Chambers said,”We expect to be more active with acquisitions,” and the company will focus on its five core areas of focus. Those five areas...
Reorg complete, Cisco hops back on the acquisition trail
Nokia: We've Stooped In Smartphones To Conquer In Windows Phone 8 -- "We Will Innovate, Out-Maneuver, Outsell Everyone"
78 percent of Bitcoin currency stashed under digital mattress, study finds

The Explosion of Mobile Video

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Cisco's latest report says that in five years mobile data traffic will grow threefold. Three-quarters of the total is video, on laptops, tablets, and ever-cheaper smartphones The carriers are going to have to do a lot of tricks to keep those movies coming to your smartphone....
The Explosion of Mobile Video

Starting From $0, Facebook Has Created A $1 Billion Mobile Ad Business In Just Two Quarters (FB)

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Suddenly, Facebook is killing it in mobile. After generating $0 dollars in mobile ad revenues during the first quarter and an immaterial amount during the second quarter, Facebook today announced that 14 percent of its advertising revenue came from mobile ads in Q3 2012. That's $152.6 million - $610.4 million annualized. But here's...
Starting From $0, Facebook Has Created A $1 Billion Mobile Ad Business In Just Two Quarters (FB)
eCommerce: 16,000 interviews in 16 countries shows developing nations are more digital than us

Video Chat Startup Rabbit Raises $3.3 Million From Google Ventures, CrunchFund, And Bebo Founder Michael Birch

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Just a few weeks ago, we told you about Rabbit, a new video chat app that launched in private beta. Separating itself from other video chat services, the company seeks to enable persistent, always-on connections between users. To do that, the Rabbit team raised a round of seed funding worth...
Video Chat Startup Rabbit Raises $3.3 Million From Google Ventures, CrunchFund, And Bebo Founder Michael Birch

UC Web Has 200m Users and the Potential to Disrupt iOS: Bring It On

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Mobile applications that are hosted on platforms such as iOS and Android probably have a limited time on earth. There are too many of them, they balkanize our data, and they require constant updates. They’re also a huge inconvenience for developers, who have to tweak their products for multiple platforms...
UC Web Has 200m Users and the Potential to Disrupt iOS: Bring It On
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