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Zynga misses analyst estimates, stock slumps

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In its quarterly financial announcement today, online game company Zynga released results that disappointed analysts and sent shares in the company spiraling down. Zynga's continued troubles with transitioning to the mobile web took a toll last quarter, with the company reporting $332.5 million in sales. As Bloomberg details, that figure...
Zynga misses analyst estimates, stock slumps

Seattle startup Placed nails down $3.4M for ‘location analytics’

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Let’s face it: The startup name of Sewichi never quite rolled off the tongue. A combination of the Korean words se (three) and wichi (location), founder David Shim said the name was always meant as a placeholder of sorts. But the Seattle startup is growing up, ditching the Sewichi name...
Seattle startup Placed nails down $3.4M for ‘location analytics’

EA CEO Sends Farewell Letter: 'My Decision To Leave EA Is Really All About My Accountability'

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Electronics Arts CEO John Riccitiello announced today that he'll be stepping down from his post. He was at the helm of EA for six years.  Matthew Lynley and Ian Sherr at The Wall Street Journal dug up the farewell memo Riccitiello sent to his employees. In it, the exec addressed the...
EA CEO Sends Farewell Letter: 'My Decision To Leave EA Is Really All About My Accountability'

RIM is Losing The Enterprise Market to iPhone and Android

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Research In Motion ceded the consumer smartphone market to Apple and Google years ago, and soon it will cede business market as well. New research from IDC indicates that enterprise — perhaps the last stronghold of RIM’s once great BlackBerry empire — is increasingly switching to iPhone and Android and...
RIM is Losing The Enterprise Market to iPhone and Android

Standards always win for scalability: The case for HTML5 for brands and publishers

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The evolution from static Web to mobile is an organic, shifting movement for publishers and advertisers. First publishers began creating mobile “versions” of their sites, containing limited content and kluge-y navigation. Next came native apps, smaller and more robust versions of sites with custom navigation. But the problem with apps...
Standards always win for scalability: The case for HTML5 for brands and publishers

A Mac-user's take on transitioning to Windows 8

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Yesterday the FedEx Santa Claus dropped off a new Toshiba laptop at my door. It’s a capable machine, with a Core i5 processor and 6 GB of RAM. It’s on loan to me for testing purposes, and I thought I’d see how it will do with Windows 8, as anyone...
A Mac-user's take on transitioning to Windows 8

Facebook's Team of Former Apple Engineers Focused on Improving iOS App

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Last month, The New York Times reported that Facebook has been working on a major overhaul of its iOS app, seeking to improve performance by transitioning from the current HTML5-based app to a native Objective-C one. At the time, Facebook was said to be releasing the app the following month....
Facebook's Team of Former Apple Engineers Focused on Improving iOS App
Workday kicks IPO ass with 72% pop in first-day trading

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, CTO Rich Tom To Depart The Company In Q1 2013

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Hulu just posted an internal email from CEO Jason Kilar to its blog, indicating that he and CTO Rich Tom will be leaving the company during the first quarter of 2013. The timing is new, but word that Kilar was on his way out was circulating as early as August...
Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, CTO Rich Tom To Depart The Company In Q1 2013

Microsoft believes Windows 8 is so simple to use even an 11-year-old can teach you

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Much has been made about whether Windows 8 is intuitive enough for new users to pick up. Microsoft Portugal is hoping to win you to its side with a new publicity stunt that brings in an 11-year-old to explain the new operating system to prospective buyers. As you can imagine,...
Microsoft believes Windows 8 is so simple to use even an 11-year-old can teach you

How To Gracefully Retire A Brand Name

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Retiring a brand name is a tricky challenge. On one hand, you don’t want to confuse your marketplace by transitioning too quickly. On the other hand, you don’t want the transition to take too long because it can cost more money and also cause confusion. We are currently going through...
How To Gracefully Retire A Brand Name

First Apple exec since Tim Cook took office steps down

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Apple is losing its head of hardware engineering Bob Mansfield to retirement this year, one of the leads behind the Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Mansfield is the first executive to leave since Apple chief executive Tim Cook took the reigns from the late Steve Jobs. He came to Apple...
First Apple exec since Tim Cook took office steps down
How the Weather Company survived a 1000% traffic spike during Hurricane Sandy

Microsoft issues Windows Embedded 8 preview ahead of March 2013 release

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Microsoft is moving ahead with its commitment to the Internet of Things and intelligent systems by releasing a preview of its Windows Embedded 8 Standard software, which will hit the market next March. The company also said it expects to release Windows Embedded Compact 2013 in the second quarter of...
Microsoft issues Windows Embedded 8 preview ahead of March 2013 release

Will Twitter's Uncanny Luck Ever Run Out?

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This past week I heard two rational arguments on the fate of Twitter from two smart investors. One was an argument that it’ll likely fail in its bid to become a public company. The logic went like this: Facebook, Groupon, and Zynga have proven the private markets are fundamentally horrible...
Will Twitter's Uncanny Luck Ever Run Out?

Your Google Drive isn't ready? Just wait a day… or maybe two

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When we reported Tuesday that Google Drive is here, and you can install it "right now," some of our readers were understandably frustrated that they couldn't, in fact, install it right away. Some people who signed up were greeted with messages saying that their Google Drive wasn't "ready" yet,...
Your Google Drive isn't ready? Just wait a day… or maybe two

The end of Moore's Law is on the horizon, says AMD

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Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku believes Moore's Law has about 10 years of life left before ever-shrinking transistor sizes smack up against limitations imposed by the laws of thermodynamics and quantum physics. That day of reckoning for the computing industry may still be a few years away, but signs of...
The end of Moore's Law is on the horizon, says AMD

Marketing Biz: Google Rethinks Wallet Strategy, Pinterest Gets Serious About Revenue & PeerIndex Scores $3M In Funding

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Evolution and transitions seem to be the major themes this week. Twitter and Pinterest are both transitioning from scaling to monetization. Adobe continues to improve their digital marketing business while Google Wallet and CityGrid Media look for better ways to grow their products and properties.... Please visit Marketing Land for...
Marketing Biz: Google Rethinks Wallet Strategy, Pinterest Gets Serious About Revenue & PeerIndex Scores $3M In Funding

Samsung 22-inch Transparent Showcase Panel eyes-on on IFA 2012

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What's the future of advertising? If Samsung has any say so, it's going to be transparent showcase displays. Here at IFA 2012, the company demoed one such 22-inch, fishbowl-like case outfitted with a see-through front panel capable of transmitting video imagery, in addition to hosting a physical product within....
Samsung 22-inch Transparent Showcase Panel eyes-on on IFA 2012

Here's One Big Reason Oracle's Hardware Biz Is Tanking (ORCL)

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With every quarter, Oracle's $7.5 billion purchase of Sun looks like a bigger failure. Analysts say that Oracle simply doesn't know how to sell hardware, and it doesn't know how to treat the people that should be doing the selling for it -- its partners. Oracle "put direct people...
Here's One Big Reason Oracle's Hardware Biz Is Tanking (ORCL)
Frank Rimalovski on the importance of entrepreneurship at schools

Farmers Fighting for Their Health: Taking on Chemical Companies and Transitioning to Sustainable Ag

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Farmers Fighting for Their Health: Taking on Chemical Companies and Transitioning to Sustainable Ag

Ask Slashdot: Transitioning From 'Hacker' To 'Engineer'?

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antifoidulus writes "I'm about to get my masters in Computer Science and start out (again) in the 'real world.' I already have a job lined up, but there is one thing that is really nagging me. Since my academic work has focused almost solely on computer science and not software...
Ask Slashdot: Transitioning From 'Hacker' To 'Engineer'?

Filmmaker Kevin Smith blasts MPAA ratings in online-porn era

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Q&A In his book "Tough Sh*t," Smith muses on his long career in movies and transitioning to running a podcasting empire. But in a CNET interview, Silent Bob argues the MPAA can't protect kids. [Read more]...
Filmmaker Kevin Smith blasts MPAA ratings in online-porn era

Apple acquires Chomp to make its App Store search and discovery actually useful

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Apple has acquired the app search and discovery platform Chomp in order to rebuild the way that apps are searched for and discovered on the App Store, reports MG Siegler of Techcrunch. The acquisition should help to rectify issues that many have finding new apps on the App Store that...
Apple acquires Chomp to make its App Store search and discovery actually useful
First superradiant lasers produce nearly no photons (and that's expected)

Samsung's eight-core Exynos 5 Octa chip to begin mass production in Q2 2013

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Samsung is making most of the headlines with the launch of the Galaxy S4 — despite its rivals best attempts to shoot it down — but the Korean firm has announced another piece of significant news; its Exynos 5 Octa chip will begin mass production in Q2 2013. The chip — which...
Samsung's eight-core Exynos 5 Octa chip to begin mass production in Q2 2013
The Changing Of The Enterprise Guard

Samsung, Apple Walk Away With 90 Percent Of Smartphone Profits In Q1 2012, Says ABI Research

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Despite the rapid growth of the smartphone market (41 percent YOY, to be exact), Samsung and Apple are the only smartphone makers really enjoying this growth. Combined, they took home 55 percent of global smartphone shipments in the first quarter of 2012. More importantly, they’re walking away with 90 percent...
Samsung, Apple Walk Away With 90 Percent Of Smartphone Profits In Q1 2012, Says ABI Research

Apple Files New iChat Trademark while transitioning to "Messages"

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The US Patent & Trademark Office published Apple's latest trademark application for "iChat." The new filing updates the underlying International Class foundation for iChat so as to better protect it going forward. Then again, going forward may have a limited time frame. Apple's new "Messages" Beta is now available for...
Apple Files New iChat Trademark while transitioning to "Messages"
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