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Marissa Mayer to Yahoos: Don't stop your work

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Amidst the uncertainty surrounding the company, a memo to employees from Yahoo's new CEO asks them to keep doing their important work. [Read more]...
Marissa Mayer to Yahoos: Don't stop your work

Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

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As Avaya continues its transition from a hardware company into a communications and collaboration software provider, it is going through some growing pains, including a shakeup of executives and uncertainty around a potential initial public offering that's been rumored for months....
Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

Facebook Buys 750 IBM Patents To Defend Against Yahoo

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Facebook has just bought some troll repellant in the form of 750 patents for networking, software, and other technologies according to Bloomberg’s Emily Chang. If Yahoo relies any of those technologies, Facebook could use the patents to counteract Yahoo’s patent infringement lawsuit against it. Facebook was in danger of having to...
Facebook Buys 750 IBM Patents To Defend Against Yahoo

Why Apple fell so hard

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Two theories for Apple's fall, neither of which has to do with fear, uncertainty or doubt FORTUNE -- Apple's (AAPL) share price briefly touched $505.75 in Thursday's trading -- $200 (28.3%) off its mid-September high. We needn't spell out here all the reasons that have been put forward over the...
Why Apple fell so hard

Upcoming Microsoft deal: Buy a Windows 7 PC, upgrade to Windows 8 for a mere $15

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Microsoft, in a bid to keep Windows 7 PC sales strong through to the end of the operating system’s lifecycle, has a plan: offer people a dead cheap Windows 8 upgrade , thus making the option of waiting for the upcoming operating system to drop a poor decision. How cheap will...
Upcoming Microsoft deal: Buy a Windows 7 PC, upgrade to Windows 8 for a mere $15
The Ground Beneath Apple’s Walled Garden
Doximity's Jeff Tangney on VC in medicine, self-quantification, and how to get a sleep score of 100
Climate models get smarter, but uncertainty just won't go away

Senator Ron Wyden Slams Cybersecurity Legislation Proposals For Eroding Trust & Privacy

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Senator Ron Wyden took to the floor of the Senate earlier this week to speak out against pretty much all of the current cybersecurity proposals out there arguing that "privacy should be the default, not the exception." While noting that narrowly targeted cybersecurity rules could be helpful in protecting consumers,...
Senator Ron Wyden Slams Cybersecurity Legislation Proposals For Eroding Trust & Privacy

ACTA Approval On Hold While EU Commission Asks EU Court Of Justice To Weigh In

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It appears that ACTA's main political backers, the EU Commission, have finally realized that they were increasingly in trouble in terms of actually getting ACTA ratified. The EU's main negotiator on ACTA, Karel De Gucht has now said that the Commission is going to ask the EU Court of Justice...
ACTA Approval On Hold While EU Commission Asks EU Court Of Justice To Weigh In
Developer says Twitter should shut him down. He may be about to get his wish

Judge Posner wants Apple and Motorola to 'winnow' more patents out of Chicago litigation

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On Tuesday (January 31, 2012), Circuit Judge Posner, who is serving by designation on the United States District Court for the Northern district of Illinois to preside over an Apple v. Motorola Mobility lawsuit, entered an order that became electronically retrievable on Wednesday (February 1, 2012) and, among other things,...
Judge Posner wants Apple and Motorola to 'winnow' more patents out of Chicago litigation

Wavii confirms acquisition by Google, starts to wind down its own service

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There was an odd level of uncertainty surrounding Google's reported buyout of Wavii: where Google usually mentions acquisitions in short order, mum's been the word for much of the past week. Thankfully, we won't be left hanging over the weekend -- Wavii has stepped forward to confirm the deal...
Wavii confirms acquisition by Google, starts to wind down its own service
Watch this: Nate Silver talks election statistics, media flaws, and Texas Hold 'Em

Budget woes force feds to adopt Agile methodology

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Facing unprecedented budgetary uncertainty, the IT shops of many federal agencies are embracing the Agile development methodology to speed up software projects so they can demonstrate the value of new systems quickly. Insider (registration required)...
Budget woes force feds to adopt Agile methodology
Mogreet claims that MMS ads are 230 times more effective than in-app ads

Napster Founders' Start-Up Airtime Stumbles

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The video-chat service that launched with fanfare this year by the co-founders of Napster is mired in uncertainty after its product failed to attract enough followers....
Napster Founders' Start-Up Airtime Stumbles

Once Upon a Place: Telling Stories With Maps

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Neatline, a project from the University of Virginia, demonstrates that digital history is about more than big data: It's about uncertainty, nuance, and meaning....
Once Upon a Place: Telling Stories With Maps

Even After The Crash, Facebook Is Twice The Price Of The Average Hot Tech Stock...

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In case you needed further confirmation of how insensitive investors were to price when it came to getting in on the Facebook IPO... Even after falling 45% from its IPO, Facebook stock is still trading at more than twice the price of the average hot tech stock on a price-earnings...
Even After The Crash, Facebook Is Twice The Price Of The Average Hot Tech Stock...
FTC may table planned antitrust case against Google due to lack of evidence

"Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of..."

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““Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of the studio, we have suspended development of ‘Bond 23’ indefinitely”” - Producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of Eon Productions Ugh....
"Due to the continuing uncertainty surrounding the future of MGM and the failure to close a sale of..."

AT&T Mobility CEO: Family data plan coming soon (scoop)

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AT&T's Ralph de la Vega says he feels good about the plan, a reversal of the uncertainty he expressed just a few months ago. [Read more]...
AT&T Mobility CEO: Family data plan coming soon (scoop)
OnLive's bankruptcy filing leaves former employees in the dark

A hung Parliament and uncertainty over broadband

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A hung Parliament and uncertainty over broadband

How To Turn (Not Provided) Into Useful, Actionable Data

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We’ve all seen it, lurking in our Analytics reports, nearly always at the top, sucking a huge chunk of data into a black hole of uncertainty and uselessness. Not provided was predicted as having a single-digit impact on sites. In my research, I’ve found it to have upwards of a...
How To Turn (Not Provided) Into Useful, Actionable Data

Demonoid's Return Uncertain After Law Enforcement Action in Ukraine and Mexico

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The return of popular BitTorrent website Demonoid, which has been offline since the end of July, is shrouded in uncertainty after the website lost its Web......
Demonoid's Return Uncertain After Law Enforcement Action in Ukraine and Mexico

Online travel: It's going to be bumpy

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A look at the performance of several online-travel companies shows their fates diverging. By Kevin Kelleher, contributor FORTUNE -- The past several years have been sluggish ones for the travel industry, and it's unlikely to get better: Fiscal uncertainty in the U.S., a sovereign debt crisis in Europe, economic slowdown...
Online travel: It's going to be bumpy
Nokia's SEC filing: slow Symbian sales and Windows Phone uncertainty

Dish Asks FCC to Halt Sprint-Softbank Review Clock

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Dish Network Corp. has asked the Federal Communications Commission to halt the regulatory-review “shot clock” for Softbank Corp.’s plans to buy a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel Corp. for $20 billion. In the filing, posted Thursday, Dish said many issues are unresolved in the acquisition review, which includes Sprint’s...
Dish Asks FCC to Halt Sprint-Softbank Review Clock
States and industry get a legal smackdown on climate
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