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Former Olympus executives plead guilty in accounting fraud trial

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Three executives from troubled imaging giant Olympus have pleaded guilty to boosting the company's true value in 2007 and 2008 by concealing losses in financial statements. Former chairman Tsuyoshi Kikukawa, ex-auditor Hideo Yamada and former VP Hisashi Mori were charged with fraud in the scandal, which was brought to...
Former Olympus executives plead guilty in accounting fraud trial

Guest post: How much does the #1 game on the iOS store earn in a day? $199k (I think)

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Editors note: The following guest post was written by Ethan Levy, co-founder of Quarter Spiral a new game publishing startup. Levy is a 10-year veteran of the video games industry, having recently worked at BioWare’s San Francisco studio as producer for Dragon Age Legends. Having a #1 grossing app on...
Guest post: How much does the #1 game on the iOS store earn in a day? $199k (I think)
The clouds still hanging over Facebook

Nokia partners up with Inneractive on cross-platform ad exchange

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Nokia has launched the Nokia Ad Exchange (NAX) in collaboration with mobile advertising company Inneractive to help developers better monetize their software on any platform. The exchange will work with over 120 ad networks and agencies and utilize Inneractive’s ad exchange technologies, such as hybrid mediation and real-time bidding. “With...
Nokia partners up with Inneractive on cross-platform ad exchange
Huge Arizona solar panel farm now 2/3 completed

With Users Viewing 100M Photos/Month, Pixable Taps Hashtags To Help Sort Pics

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Since its name began appearing on blogs and in media early last year, and launched officially at DEMO in March, Pixable has been able to sustain that buzz — no easy feat in a world saturated with photo apps. That’s because millions of photos and videos are shared on social...
With Users Viewing 100M Photos/Month, Pixable Taps Hashtags To Help Sort Pics

CHART OF THE DAY: Watch As Yahoo's Business Gradually Becomes Worthless (YHOO)

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Activist hedge funder Dan Loeb created this chart which shows the diminishing value of Yahoo's core business over the last seven years. He says the core businesses value has gone from $30 billion in 2008 based on the Microsoft buyout offer to $2 billion in the last six and...
CHART OF THE DAY: Watch As Yahoo's Business Gradually Becomes Worthless (YHOO)
Mimecast grabs a whopping $62M to make cloud email management rock

Rupert Murdoch Announces The News Corp. Divorce: The Full Memo

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Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Here’s Rupert Murdoch’s official “internal” announcement explaining the News Corp. split. The important stuff: Murdoch will remain CEO of both the publishing business and the entertainment business. Chase Carey will be COO of the entertainment business. No details on the leadership of the publishing business. (Inside News...
Rupert Murdoch Announces The News Corp. Divorce: The Full Memo

Ebooks: should their form determine their value?

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Despite what retailers think, the true value of a book lies not in its physical form but in the time spent writing itLast week, the US Justice Department filed suit against Apple and five major publishers alleging collusion in ebook prices and sales models. The debate centres on the "agency...
Ebooks: should their form determine their value?

Note to startups: The network is all that really matters

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It’s probably an understatement to say a lot of digital ink has been spilled about Facebook’s $1-billion acquisition of Instagram, a deal that sent shock waves through the startup community, the venture-capital industry and the technology sector like a boulder dropped into a swimming pool. Many people are questioning...
Note to startups: The network is all that really matters

Running the ROI numbers on BYOD

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With hard data in short supply, the true value of bring-your-own-device policies is in the eye of the beholder. Insider (registration required)...
Running the ROI numbers on BYOD

Watch: Tumblr, Makerbot and Vimeo founders do brunch, talk innovation at SXSW

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SXSW Interactive may have everyone worked up over non-stop marketing gimmicks and booze, but the true value of festivals like SXSW is their role as a catalyst for conversations and ideas. When you bring a ton of smart and creative people into a small space, great things can happen. In this spirit of conversation,...
Watch: Tumblr, Makerbot and Vimeo founders do brunch, talk innovation at SXSW
Driving app Waze builds its own Siri for hands-free voice control

CrowdIPR enters the $2bn patent market and brings IP search services to the masses

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Two weeks ago, The Next Web went along to meet a bunch of young startups to emerge from the UK’s first £1m startup accelerator programme. Ignite100 launched nine new companies which, as we wrote at the time, was a proud moment for England’s Northeast startup scene. We’ve already covered one...
CrowdIPR enters the $2bn patent market and brings IP search services to the masses
Avoiding the Microsoft Borg, Skype now has almost 250M users

For Advertisers And Investors, Social Network User Numbers Often Don't Add Up

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When does 845 million not equal 845 million? When it's the number of active users Facebook claims in its initial public offering filing. Last week the social networking giant amended that filing and conceded it may not be so giant. While still massive, Facebook said as many as 6%...
For Advertisers And Investors, Social Network User Numbers Often Don't Add Up

Weekly Poll: Why Is Apple Building a Massive, $1 Billion Data Center

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In last week's poll, we asked if one company will come to dominate cloud computing. We had 115 responses. Today we posted about the massive data center that Apple is building in Maiden, NC. We know so little about what Apple plans to do with the 500,000 square foot data...
Weekly Poll: Why Is Apple Building a Massive, $1 Billion Data Center

Murdoch to staff: Ignore the naysayers

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One of the most important elements of any major corporate move is pitching it to the staff. News Corp.Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch called in some top execs for meetings earlier this week to talk about splitting the company; here’s how he’s explaining it to everyone now that it’s official...
Murdoch to staff: Ignore the naysayers

Three Predictions For The Facebook IPO Filing Coming Tomorrow

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Facebook is going to file for an IPO tomorrow morning. In that filing, Facebook will have to disclose long held secrets about how well its business has been performing.  We're going to see if Facebook is growing and how fast, whether it's profitable or not, and who owns how...
Three Predictions For The Facebook IPO Filing Coming Tomorrow
InMobi launches free mobile ad tracker with real-time analytics, no UDID

Just the News: A curated online news service that cuts out all the noise

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Don’t you sometimes just wish you could drown out all the background noise on the World Wide Web and get back to basics? If your answer is yes, then read on. Just the News is an experiment by Max Temkin, a Chicago-based designer, to capture the big news of the...
Just the News: A curated online news service that cuts out all the noise

Can Amazon's Virtual Currency Pay Off Where Facebook Credits Failed?

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Amazon today unveiled Amazon Coins, a new virtual currency that will be used for purchasing apps, games and in-app items on Kindle Fire in the U.S. The virtual currency sounds a lot like the defunct Facebook Credits. Facebook originally launched Credits in 2011, but 18 months later it began moving developers away...
Can Amazon's Virtual Currency Pay Off Where Facebook Credits Failed?
Mega Apple Bull Brian White's Three Part Plan For The Stock To Recover (AAPL)

Press+: Publishers are charging more for digital content and offering less free

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RR Donnelley’s Press+, which helps more than 400 publishers offer metered paywalls and manage digital subscriptions, says its clients are charging more for monthly subscriptions while offering fewer articles for free. “What we’re seeing is a tide sweeping through the industry of publishers lowering their meters and moving to prices that...
Press+: Publishers are charging more for digital content and offering less free

Determine The True Value Of Your B2B Search Marketing Program

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B2B marketers, if you’re measuring and evaluating “conversions” only — such as white paper downloads, webinar registrations, or contact forms — you are likely not seeing the big picture in terms of true return on your search marketing investment. Today, savvy business marketers are... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Determine The True Value Of Your B2B Search Marketing Program

The iOS and Android Two-Horse Race: A Deeper Look into Market Share

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Over the past four years, Apple's iOS and Google's Android have been locked into a two horse race for mobile OS ownership. In the past year, there has been a lot of focus on the rise of Android and its lead in device market share. More recently, many analysts started...
The iOS and Android Two-Horse Race: A Deeper Look into Market Share

The Valuation Expert Who Dumped Apple Near The Top Now Says It's Almost Definitely Undervalued (AAPL)

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Aswath Damodaran, the legendary NYU finance professor, started accumulating shares of Apple in 1997. And just under a year ago, he dumped the stock. "I sold because I'm very uncomfortable with the other people who are holding Apple shares right now," he said in an April 2012 appearance on Bloomberg...
The Valuation Expert Who Dumped Apple Near The Top Now Says It's Almost Definitely Undervalued (AAPL)

Why Every Startup Founder Needs a Mentor - And How to Find One

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Why does founding a startup sometimes feel like the loneliest journey on the planet? Yes, you may be surrounded by family and friends who want to support you emotionally, but do they really understand what you’re going through? The answer: Find yourself a mentor. No "Yes Men" Surrounding yourself...
Why Every Startup Founder Needs a Mentor - And How to Find One
Microsoft Has New Windows 8 Ads[THE BRIEF]
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?