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Who is Apple’s new retail boss, and what will he do?

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Tim Cook has made his first major appointment since taking the reins at Apple, bringing in the head of British technology retailer Dixons, John Browett. He comes in to fill the gap left by the departure of Ron Johnson, the man who spent a decade building the Apple Store into...
Who is Apple’s new retail boss, and what will he do?

iPad 3G sold out in 49 of 50 stores

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By Sunday afternoon, most Apple Stores had run out of Wi-Fi-only iPads as well iPad 3G launch day in New York City. Photo: PED Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster, one of the few Apple (AAPL) analysts who attends product launches and counts heads, estimates that Apple sold 300,000 iPad 3Gs over...
iPad 3G sold out in 49 of 50 stores
Battle of the curved OLED TVs: LG matches Samsung with its own 'world's first'

Asymco: Google makes only $1.70 a year per Android device

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Apple, by contrast, generated more than $575 for every iOS device it sold last year Source: Asymco.com “In terms of returns, Android is sustainable,” writes Asymco’s Horace Dediu at the end of a long analytical piece posted Monday. “However, in relative terms the value created leaves much to be desired.”...
Asymco: Google makes only $1.70 a year per Android device
Mozilla Devs Are Working To Optimize Firefox For The OUYA Android Game Console

HTC One imaging in depth: Ultrapixel camera and Zoe Share

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Saying that the HTC One has piqued our interest is an understatement. The handset, which was announced today in London and New York, combines ultra-refined design with a uniquely tweaked Android experience, something we've covered in our hardware and software posts. Still, it's the Ultrapixel camera that's raising the...
HTC One imaging in depth: Ultrapixel camera and Zoe Share
Does anyone care what Ed Zabitsky says about Apple?

JK Exits TC

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JK Exits TC: jasonkincaid: It isn’t easy to feel sad when you’re standing in front of a 14-foot ape who’s wearing a polo shirt, a backwards baseball cap, and, for reasons only its designer could explain — no pants. And yet, there I was. Actually, “sad” would be an understatement....
JK Exits TC

Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

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Suggesting that reviews of Windows 8 have been mixed is a bit of an understatement, but you don't have to take my word for it; Microsoft's bold new operating system is available right now, and if you spend some time with it I wager there are elements of the...
Bend Windows 8 to your will with these free tools

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 review (Verizon Wireless LTE)

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 review (international edition) Verizon Galaxy Tab 7.7 with LTE hands-on Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus reviewSamsung's Galaxy Tab series boasts seven distinct models. Throw in all of the variants of each one -- LTE, WiFi, WiMAX and even the Galaxy Note 10.1 if you want...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 review (Verizon Wireless LTE)

How Jeffery Boyd took Priceline from dot-bomb to highflier

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Since becoming CEO in 2002, Boyd has turned this former poster child of the dotcom bust into one of the great e-commerce success stories. By Jon Birger, contributor FORTUNE -- To say that Priceline CEO Jeffery Boyd's persona is different from that of the Negotiator -- the boisterous, charmingly obnoxious...
How Jeffery Boyd took Priceline from dot-bomb to highflier

Top 10 Free iPhone Word Games

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To say that here at Mashable we “heart” word games is as much of an understatement as saying the ocean is a bit wet.Fellow wordsmiths know there are few things better than a good game involving language, but with the App Store brimming with such offerings, which ones do...
Top 10 Free iPhone Word Games
Windows 8 can wipe a PC clean in just six minutes

Gnip releases Automattic PowerTrack, making social data less noisy on WordPress.com and more

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It’s said that the difference between data and information comes down to a matter of usability. Not every company has the means to plod through an unlimited firehose of data in order to glean the information that will help it to move forward. For customers of Boulder-based Gnip, that problem...
Gnip releases Automattic PowerTrack, making social data less noisy on WordPress.com and more

Why journalists love Reddit for its brains, not just its beauty

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It’s fair to say that Reddit is having a moment right now. In the wake of President Obama’s decision to make the site part of the campaign trail by doing an “Ask Me Anything” Q&A last month, more and more people are seeing the site for the first time. Traffic...
Why journalists love Reddit for its brains, not just its beauty
By teaming with the mouse, has Star Wars officially joined the dark side?

LightSquared grasps at straws, slams FCC in a statement

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To say it's been a bumpy road for LightSquared over recent months would be an understatement. However, developments this week could see the beleaguered company reach a critical fork in the road. On Tuesday, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration confirmed that LightSquared's planned network would indeed interfere with...
LightSquared grasps at straws, slams FCC in a statement
Finger-free phones, full body gesturing, and our "touchscreen" future

Judge dismisses Apple lawsuit versus Motorola over standards-based patents

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Apple may have just learned a lesson about all-or-nothing gambles. Judge Crabb has dismissed the company's lawsuit against Motorola over fair royalties for standards-based patents after the firm said it would only accept court-dictated payouts to Motorola of less than $1 per iPhone. To say that Crabb isn't eager...
Judge dismisses Apple lawsuit versus Motorola over standards-based patents
Iconic Wright brothers photo was photographer's first
Sprint ups bid for Clearwire in continued effort to bolster its LTE spectrum
Microsoft Just Lost Its Most Important Executive (MSFT)

For PandoDaily Readers: An Exclusive First Listen To ELEW's New Album

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Back in 2009, I wrote a column for the Guardian about ELEW, a pianist who had recently performed at the White House and also received a standing ovation at TED. Except, describing ELEW as a pianist is like describing Picasso as a painter: it’s technically true but such an understatement...
For PandoDaily Readers: An Exclusive First Listen To ELEW's New Album

Going native: Why a veteran web developer finally turned to OS-native apps

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When I told friends and colleagues that Player FM would soon have a native Android app alongside its browser-based web app, it took them a while to get their heads around it. For perspective, I was known not just as a “web versus native” guy, but pretty well as a “web pwns...
Going native: Why a veteran web developer finally turned to OS-native apps

Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

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TechCrunch's 6th Annual Crunchie awards are coming up. Exec, a Y Combinator startup that works like Task Rabbit and helps people run errands, was nominated for "Fastest Rising Startup." To say team was excited about their nomination would be an understatement. They created a music video dancing around in dinosaur...
Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

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Paul Vogel, the USPS's new digital guru, has his work cut out for him in the battle to upend mail delivery into the tech worldPaul Vogel is, in his own words, trying to bring the US Postal Service "from the today world into the tomorrow world".Vogel is the president of...
US Postal Service pushes the digital envelope in battle for its future

Busted: Nokia admits Lumia 920 camera demo was shot using, wait for it, a different camera

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This isn’t something that will leave a good taste in your mouth: a promotional video, purportedly showing off the image stabilization prowess of the Lumia 920, used a different camera, in at least one scene, deceiving viewers about the capability of the new handset. Now, videos of smartphones quite often use simulated...
Busted: Nokia admits Lumia 920 camera demo was shot using, wait for it, a different camera
Very Cool: “Get It Now” Allows SF-ers To Have Any Product Delivered In Less Than An Hour

Bank of America gets into card swiping with Mobile Pay on Demand, because 29 can play at that game

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To call the mobile-based card processing business crowded would be a slight understatement -- launching a reader is nearly an instinctual reaction for commerce outlets that see Square running away with the market. What's to stop a bank from joining the fray? Bank of America doesn't see anything wrong,...
Bank of America gets into card swiping with Mobile Pay on Demand, because 29 can play at that game

How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard

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As it prepares to report its quarterly earnings today, it’s no understatement to say the pressure is on Hewlett-Packard. Today’s earnings report, which is expected after the markets close for trading in New York, will be the first since the end of HP’s worst year ever. The list of its...
How The Enterprise May Help Save Hewlett-Packard
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