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Secrets of the acquisition process from EA and Zynga (straight from the horse’s mouth!)

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The corporate development folks over at Electronic Arts and Zynga shared some insider advice last night on how the acquisitions process works at both companies. I’ve excerpted some advice from the panel, which was held last night at Pillsbury, a law firm in downtown San Francisco. Michael Chang, a director...
Secrets of the acquisition process from EA and Zynga (straight from the horse’s mouth!)

Trustwave Admits It Issued A Certificate To Allow Company To Run Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

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We've pointed out for years that the whole structure of SSL certificate-based security is open to attack via man-in-the-middle attacks... if you can somehow get a certificate authority to grant you a fake certificate. Of course, the protection against that was supposed to be that a certificate authority wouldn't do...
Trustwave Admits It Issued A Certificate To Allow Company To Run Man-In-The-Middle Attacks

Apple warns developers not to manipulate their app rankings

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In a sign of trouble in the App Store, Apple has warned app developers not to manipulate their rankings in the top charts by using third-party marketing services. The warning addresses rumors that have suggested that “bot farms” or “water armies” in places such as China are offering to boost...
Apple warns developers not to manipulate their app rankings
Samsung’s Galaxy S smartphones fuel $5.9B record profit

Hitachi-LG manager pleads guilty to fixing DVD drive prices

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The US Department of Justice stated Monday that a Hitachi-LG Data Storage executive had admitted to price fixing charges. Senior Sales Manager Woo Jin Yang agreed to face reduced prison time of six months, as well as pay a $25,000 fine, for artificially raising the bidding prices of CD and...
Hitachi-LG manager pleads guilty to fixing DVD drive prices
At SXSW, shrugs over CNN-Mashable rumors
Samsung Galaxy S IV tipped for February 2013, says report

iPhone 5 supply might finally catch up to demand

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When the iPhone 5′s opening-weekend sales only reached 5 million units instead of the sky-high estimates some Wall Street analysts’ offered ahead of launch, investors panicked and Apple’s (AAPL) stock took a hit. Some might say the record-setting sales figure is still “epic,” but Apple bulls whose projections overshot actual...
iPhone 5 supply might finally catch up to demand

T-Mobile, MetroPCS to merge, target no-contract customers

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On Tuesday morning, representatives from MetroPCS and Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile USA’s parent company) held a conference call to reveal details about the proposed merger between the companies. MetroPCS shareholders are to receive $1.5 billion in cash and a 26 percent share in the as-yet unnamed company. “The combination means we...
T-Mobile, MetroPCS to merge, target no-contract customers
Programmer Secretly Outsources His Job to China So He Can Get Paid to Screw Around on Reddit

Verizon finds developer outsourced his work to China so he could surf Reddit and watch cat videos

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No, this is not the Onion, it’s not April Fools, and I’m not making this up. All of this comes straight from Verizon, or rather a case study from 2012 outlined by its security team. The story goes a little something like this. A developer at a US-based critical infrastructure...
Verizon finds developer outsourced his work to China so he could surf Reddit and watch cat videos

'Project Azalea' - A TSMC Chip Factory Dedicated to Building Processors for iDevices?

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According to The Oregonian, Business Oregon, the state's economic development agency, and officials in New York may both be competing to attract a massive chip manufacturing company, which uses the code name "Azalea."Business Oregon -- the state's economic development agency -- confirms that it's recruiting a company that goes by...
'Project Azalea' - A TSMC Chip Factory Dedicated to Building Processors for iDevices?

Stitcher Radio Capitalizes on the Presidential Race with an Election Center and New Transcription Technology

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Popular radio app Stitcher is today launching new features that will allow deeper user engagement around the US Presidential campaign. The additions include an Election Center, which collects politically-relevant audio into a central location and a leaderboard that lets listeners isolate and jump to specific soundbites. San Francisco-based Stitcher, founded...
Stitcher Radio Capitalizes on the Presidential Race with an Election Center and New Transcription Technology

Verizon starts $199 BlackBerry Z10 pre-orders March 14

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BlackBerry is gearing up for a big March in the US: Verizon has announced pre-orders to start for the Z10 handset on March 14. The phone will cost $199.99 with contract and be available in either black or a Verizon exclusive white color. In an updated press release, Verizon says...
Verizon starts $199 BlackBerry Z10 pre-orders March 14
New Apple Stores coming to London’s Harrod’s, Italy’s Turin, Stockholm’s Sweden, US’s Portland and Houston

Report: Microsoft buys Slingbox founder's home entertainment startup

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The tech press loves a good mystery. And one that we’ve been wondering about since news broke last week is this: Which tech giant gobbled up Blake Krikorian’s new startup, id8 Group R2 Studios Inc.? Now, it appears we may have an answer. The Wall Street Journal reports that id8 Group R2 Studios...
Report: Microsoft buys Slingbox founder's home entertainment startup

LG may bring Google TVs to Korea, China soon; seeing 'good returns' in the US

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While Eric Schmidt's proclamation that "most" new TVs would have Google TV embedded last year didn't come true, LG stated today that it's bringing the platform to more regions soon. The Korea Times reports an unnamed company executive at the KCTA Digital Cable Show stated the platform is yielding...
LG may bring Google TVs to Korea, China soon; seeing 'good returns' in the US

Microsoft invests $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook, spins off digital biz

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble are forming a strategic partnership that combines Barnes & Noble’s Nook and college businesses into a new, still unnamed company. Microsoft is making a $300 million investment in the new company “at a post-money valuation of $1.7 billion in exchange for an approximately 17.6% equity...
Microsoft invests $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s Nook, spins off digital biz

Soraya Returns! Here's Her Name on a $1.35 M. SEC Filing for a New Startup

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The current placeholder homepage of Zady.com. (Photo: Screencap) Looks like Foodspotting cofounder and roaming angel investor Soraya Darabi is back! She’s been working on something stealth, but it seems that bane of the startup world (paperwork!) has now tipped her hand. A Form D for a company called Zady, which...
Soraya Returns! Here's Her Name on a $1.35 M. SEC Filing for a New Startup

Why New Yorkers Should Be Wary About New .NYC Websites

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Residents of the Big Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) learned this week that their city could be the first to have its own domain name—a fancy new “.nyc” instead of boring old “.com”. New Yorkers so far have greeted the news as further proof that the world is indeed about them...
Why New Yorkers Should Be Wary About New .NYC Websites
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