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Watch Google’s July 4 video, which asks the public to support a ‘free and open Internet’

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As we prepare for the Fourth of July celebrations here in the United States, Google would like to remind us about something that’s very important – the free and open Internet. Along with the video below, the company is asking you to sign up and share your “voice” about everything...
Watch Google’s July 4 video, which asks the public to support a ‘free and open Internet’
Google hopes to escape Galaxy Nexus sales ban with software patch

Microsoft’s next retail store headed to Austin

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Here’s a right shocker: Microsoft’s next retail store will be located in Austin, Texas. Yes, the Austin that hosts the yearly drunken disaster nerdcon SXSW. Given the prominence of the tech scene in Austin, the location is hardly a surprise. We doubt it will be as popular as Apple’s local...
Microsoft’s next retail store headed to Austin

Keeping Secrets on Facebook

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About a fourth of Facebook users in the United States lie about themselves in order to protect their privacy, according to a new study in Consumer Reports....
Keeping Secrets on Facebook
Top EU court upholds right to resell downloaded software
Netflix subscribers streamed more than one billion hours of video in June

Panasonic forms new Eco Solutions unit, aims to be 'leader in green innovation' by 2018

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Panasonic has been touting its eco-minded efforts for quite some time now, but it's gone one step further at the currently-happening Fortune Brainstorm Green Conference. The company has announced the formation of a new Eco Solutions business unit, which will be focused on "end-to-end energy solutions" for the United...
Panasonic forms new Eco Solutions unit, aims to be 'leader in green innovation' by 2018

Nearly a Quarter of Smartphone Users Are Also Tablet Users

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The iPad debuted in April of 2010, creating a viable market for tablets in the United States and elsewhere. Now just two years later that market has reached critical mass. This according to new research from comScore, which finds that nearly a quarter of all U.S. smartphone owners possess a...
Nearly a Quarter of Smartphone Users Are Also Tablet Users

Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

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  A new study from Pew Internet examined social media usage, demographics and the climate within social networking spaces (SNS).  A national phone survey was administered to active social networking adults across the United States as well as users aged 12-17 in conjunction with their parents.... Please visit Marketing Land for the full...
Report: 15% Of Social Users Have Ended A Friendship Because Of Social Media & Detailed Statistics On The ‘Tone’ Of Social Media

Social media ad spending in the US to reach $9.8 billion by 2016: Report

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That spending on social media advertising is on the rise should be a surprise to absolutely no one, but research firm BIA/Kelsey is putting a ring number on it. In the United States, BIA/Kelsey says, ad spending on social networks is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate...
Social media ad spending in the US to reach $9.8 billion by 2016: Report

Bob Marley biopic will be the first U.S. film to stream on Facebook the second it hits theaters

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‘Marley’, the documentary about legendary reggae singer Bob Marley directed by Kevin Macdonald, will be available for streaming on Facebook in the US. Not only that, but the Facebook instant streaming option will also coincide with the biopic’s theatrical opening, in a welcome first for any U.S. film to date....
Bob Marley biopic will be the first U.S. film to stream on Facebook the second it hits theaters

Megaupload Demands Return of Millions of Dollars From U.S. Govt.

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In addition to filing a general motion to dismiss the criminal case on the basis that the company was never properly served, Megaupload and defendants Kim Dotcom, Mathias Ortmann, Bram Van Der Kolk and Finn Batato are demanding the return of some, if not all, of the assets seized by...
Megaupload Demands Return of Millions of Dollars From U.S. Govt.

Report: Google+ & The +1 Button Are Seeing Gigantic Growth In The US

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A new study release by Compete shows an explosive growth spurt of Google+1 and Google+ that started in October.  The study represents an whopping 2 million non-mobile users across the United States which equals 1% of overall US users.  Compete looked at the stats behind the plus.google.com... Please visit Marketing Land...
Report: Google+ & The +1 Button Are Seeing Gigantic Growth In The US

Deals for meals: Restaurant.com books $8 million in funding

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Restaurant.com, which offers gift certificates for more than 18,000 restaurants across the United States, has raised $8 million in equity funding according to an SEC filing. As far as I can tell, this is the first time Restaurant.com has raised funding. We’ve reached out to the company to learn more...
Deals for meals: Restaurant.com books $8 million in funding

Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

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Preliminary ban will prevent the tablet from being sold in the United States. [Read more]...
Apple wins injunction against Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Millennial Media Sets Price Range For IPO At $11 To $13 Per Share, Valued At $974M

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Mobile ad network Millennial Media has increased the price range per share for its upcoming IPO to $11 to $13 per share. The company previously had set the range at $9 to $11 per share. The network, which filed its original S-1 in early January, aims to raise as much...
Millennial Media Sets Price Range For IPO At $11 To $13 Per Share, Valued At $974M

Distimo takes a close look at four fast-emerging mobile app economies

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The Next Web got an exclusive first look at the latest report from mobile app store analytics company Distimo, in which it takes a detailed look at four fast-growing emerging markets outside of East Asia (which is also still booming, thanks for asking): Russia, Brazil, Mexico and Turkey. The company...
Distimo takes a close look at four fast-emerging mobile app economies

There will be over 53 million iPad users in the US by year end: eMarketer

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This morning, conveniently on the first day of WWDC week, digital marketing and media research agency eMarketer published some projections about the market share of Apple’s iPad tablet(s) in the United States. According to eMarketer, iPad use will nearly double this year, with an increase of 90 percent to 53.2...
There will be over 53 million iPad users in the US by year end: eMarketer

Apple wins sales ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet

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Sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet have been banned in the United States by U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh. ”Although Samsung has a right to compete, it does not have a right to compete unfairly, by flooding the market with infringing products,” Koh said in her ruling...
Apple wins sales ban on Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet
Apple’s only $14 billion away from being larger than the entire U.S. retail sector

Two years and 180,000 apps later, a close look at the App Store for iPad

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The Next Web got an exclusive first look at the latest report from app store analytics company Distimo, which zooms in on the App Store for iPad, roughly two years after Apple’s tablet computer hit the market. The report is largely based on United States-only data about the App Store...
Two years and 180,000 apps later, a close look at the App Store for iPad

Adobe Online Ad Report: Search Spending Up 16 Percent, Mobile Traffic Quadrupled

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Search may not be the most exciting area of online advertising right now, but it’s still “the biggest driver of return on investment”, according to a new report from Adobe. The report has the elaborate title, “Adobe Digital Index: Global Digital Advertising Update” and it covers the first quarter of...
Adobe Online Ad Report: Search Spending Up 16 Percent, Mobile Traffic Quadrupled

Software apps have triggered half a million U.S. jobs, says study

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Led by apps for mobile devices, the "app economy" is responsible for almost half a million new jobs just in the United States, says a new sponsored by CEO network TechNet....
Software apps have triggered half a million U.S. jobs, says study

Sony PlayStation Vita free to play at select GameStop stores

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More than 3,000 GameStop stores across the United States are now offering playable demo units of the Sony PlayStation Vita, which will be released in the U.S. later this month....
Sony PlayStation Vita free to play at select GameStop stores

Report: Facebook to stop taking IPO orders tomorrow, 2 days ahead of schedule

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Facebook plans to halt taking orders for its record initial public offering (IPO) two days ahead of schedule, and perhaps even tomorrow after the markets close in the United States, a well-informed little birdie told Bloomberg. Bloomberg ruffled some feathers last week when it reported that Facebook’s IPO has generated...
Report: Facebook to stop taking IPO orders tomorrow, 2 days ahead of schedule

Apple's 'Macroscalar' Trademark Application Sparks Speculation on Processor Architecture Advances

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Patently Apple reports that Apple last week filed a curious new trademark application for the term "macroscalar". The company has typically quietly registered trademarks in countries such as Trinidad & Tobago, only to later apply for the marks in the United States and other major markets once the new products...
Apple's 'Macroscalar' Trademark Application Sparks Speculation on Processor Architecture Advances

Xcom Global opens international MiFi rental / service center in New York City

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Serving jetsetters at LAX just wasn't enough for Xcom Global. Engadget's personal favorite when it comes to snagging international data before leaving the States is now opening up shop in the Big Apple -- a wise move for increasing its presence in a market where loads of humans are...
Xcom Global opens international MiFi rental / service center in New York City

Huge Win For Apple: Judge Bans Sales Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In U.S. (AAPL)

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Apple just scored its biggest legal victory yet against rival Samsung. A U.S. District Judge sided with Apple on Thursday in a patent dispute case against Samsung and ordered Samsung to stop selling its Galaxy 10.1 Tab in the United States. "Although Samsung has a right to compete, it does...
Huge Win For Apple: Judge Bans Sales Of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In U.S. (AAPL)

China Flipboard users to beat US

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Flipboard - a popular news magazine for mobile devices - expects the number of downloads of its app in China to soon surpass those in the United States....
China Flipboard users to beat US

Pinterest has overtaken Tumblr in the United States

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The Web has been abuzz about Pinterest for a while now. There is, shall we say, a great interest in Pinterest. So much interest, it turns out, that Pinterest in all likelihood is now getting more traffic than Tumblr in the United States. And if it isn’t, it soon will....
Pinterest has overtaken Tumblr in the United States
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